> This is - at least - an Insular Celtic thing, but it probably goes
> back to much older times. In Bret. "ankou", Corn. "ancow" and W
> "angeu", all "death", we have formally u-stem plurals continuing PC
> *ankou̯es < PIE *n̥k̑eu̯es, the plural of the u-stem noun *nek̑u-
> "dead person, corpse". So the "ecáe" to whom he goes are really "the
The Neo-Brittonic examples could also represent singular oblique forms, no?
- Chris Gwinn