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‘On Substantiating Indo-European *wlkos 'wolf' in Celtic, Continental and Insular’

Hughes, Art (2012) ‘On Substantiating Indo-European *wlkos 'wolf' in Celtic, Continental and Insular’. Etudes Celtiques, 39 . pp. 163-174. [Journal article]

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Looking at the distribution of Indo-European *wlkos 'wolf' in Continental Celtic and in Goedelic, clearing up the matter that 'olc' in Old Irish means 'wolf', and suggesting that taboo may have been an element of replacement, although the word 'mac tire' (lit. 'son of land') may, in actual fact, be a borrowing into Irish from an older pre-Indo-European language,

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:30686
Deposited By: Dr Art Hughes
Deposited On:01 Dec 2014 13:28
Last Modified:01 Dec 2014 13:28

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