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


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[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.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link> Wikisource: <link>
[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.  
comments: Revised edition by Ebel of Zeuss' Grammatica Celtica
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>, <link>
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.
Dennis Groenewegen
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