> If we take "in tairbíne" to be the subject which has been moved
> to the end of the sentence ("he gave forth three shouts, the bull-
> calf"), would it make sense to punctuate with a comma, or even
> introduce an ".i." at that point?
> ad·aig a tri géimenn ass, in tairbíne.
> ad·aig a tri géimenn ass .i. in tairbíne.
The second version has a very nice OIr. look about it :-) But it should be kept in mind that unlike putting a comma into the text (which is an unremarkable editorial practice),
putting ".i." into the text is an emendation.
But I like it anyway :-)