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Old Irish (was Re: infixes (was Re: what does -il- do (when it exists)))

From:Ph. D. <phild@...>
Date:Friday, January 14, 2005, 4:43
Elliott Lash wrote:
> > Infixing occurs all over the place in Classical Old > Irish before 1000AD) > > example: > > 1) Object Pronouns: > forgaib "he seizes" /forgav'/ > fortngaib "he seizes him" /fordNav'/ > > fobotha "it disturbs" /foboTa/ > fombotha "it disturbs me" /fomvoTa/ > > (with lots of consonant mutations) > > 2) Aspectual Morphemes: > dogni: "he does" > dorigni "he has done" > > stuff like this is all over Old Irish, makes it very > very crazy. and great.
Speaking of which, can anyone direct me to any books on Old Irish? Thanks, Ph. D.


Elliott Lash <erelion12@...>