verse beg. Tegdais adchondarc indiu

  • Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Old Irish poem (8 qq). It is found on the first folio of a continental manuscript known for its Irish glosses, Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, MS C 301 inf, together with a preceding poem beg. Adcondarc alaill innocht.
First words (verse)
  • Tegdais adchondarc indiu
“I have seen a house today”
  • Old Irish
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 8


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry



Primary sources

[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan [eds.], Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 2: Non-Biblical glosses and scholia; Old-Irish prose; names of persons and places; inscriptions; verse; indexes, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1903.  
comments: Reprinted by DIAS in 1987, together with Stokes' supplementary volume.
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[ed.] Zeuss, Johann Kaspar, and Hermann Ebel [ed.], Grammatica Celtica: e monumentis vetustis tam Hibernicae linguae quam Britannicarum dialectorum Cambricae, Cornicae, Aremoricae comparatis Gallicae priscae reliquis construxit I. C. Zeuss, revised ed., Berlin: Weidmann, 1871.  

Revised edition by Ebel of Zeuss' Grammatica Celtica (1853).

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952–953 direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Hull, Vernam, “Varia linguistica Hibernica”, in: Wolfgang Meid (ed.), Beiträge zur Indogermanistik und Keltologie: Julius Pokorny zum 80. Geburtstag gewidmet, 13, Innsbruck: Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut der Universität Innsbruck, 1967. 175–178.
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