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Subject: Re: e.g.
From: Stepan Kosik <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 4 Jun 2007 18:24:48 +0200

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yes, it looks as a simple vocalic fluctuation, 
see Thurneysen GOI § 104: árusc, árasc < *ad-rosc

>>arusc ré(i)re - "a saying (word) of will; for instance; Lat. exempli gratia"
>>(DIL sub ríar)
>Exactly.  :-)  Since DIL gives "árosc" with a 
>long 'á', I suppose the most correct version 
>ought to be "árusc réire".  Can the "-usc" in 
>place of "-osc" be attributed to the use of the 
>word as a prepositionless dative, or is this 
>more likely just a spelling variation?

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