On Do, 31.01.2008, 11:54, Patrick Brown wrote:
> I think you're right about nothuairgenn - DIL gives túarcon as the verbal
> noun of do-fuairc, and says that do-fuairc has a later simple verb stem
> "tua(i)rc-" (which presumably comes from the 'f' leniting away to
> This should probably be a 3rd person singular "each of them smites his
> fellow". The only paradigms I can find where the 3rd sing ends in '-n' are
> the reduplicated preterite and perfect of guidid and related verbs.
The "-nn" is a Middle/Modern Irish 3rd sg ending.