verse beg. In chetbean luid i n-uaigh uair

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Irish legendary history
First words (verse)
  • In chetbean luid i n-uaigh uair
“The first woman who went into a cold grave”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Middle Irish
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 1
Number of lines: 4


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Irish legendary historyIrish legendary history


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[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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