Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G504001

Das Alphabet des Cuigne mac Emoin

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
The Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 1275 words


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(2005) (2011)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G504001


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, Leabhar Mór Mhic Fhir Bhisigh Leacáin (The Great Book of Lecan), MS 23 P 2, 176a2 (vellum; early fifteenth century). For full details see Kathleen Mulchrone (ed.), The Book of Lecan in collotype facsimile, with descriptive introduction and indexes (Dublin 1937); see also MS 535, Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–70) fasc. xiii, 1551–1610.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Das Alphabet des Cuigne mac Emoin [Buch von Lecan, 176a2] in Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie (Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften). Volume 3, part 3, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1906) page 226–30


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proof-read three times.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained. Text supplied by the editor is marked sup resp="KM"; unclear words uncl resp="KM", and editorial expansions ex.


There are no quotations.


Hyphenation was introduced. Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, this break is marked after completion of the hyphenated word.


div0=the whole text; page-breaks are marked pb n="".


Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.

Profile Description

Created: by an unknown author Date range: 1400–1425.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Middle/Early Modern Irish.
Language: [DE] A few words in the annotations are in German.

Revision History