Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition

Background details and bibliographic information

Sadb ingen Chuinn Chétchathaig cecinit

Author: [unknown]

File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard and Margaret Lantry

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

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 526 words


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(2004) (2010)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G400066


Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.


    Manuscript Source
  1. London, British Library, Additional MS 30512, fo 55 b2. For details see Robin Flower and S. H. O'Grady (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library [formerly the British Museum], 3 volumes (London 1926, reprint Dublin 1992) vol. 2, 470–505.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Sadb ingen Chuinn Chétchathaig cecinit in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 561


Project Description

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and the macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


There are no quotations.


There are no hyphens.


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 Irish author Date range: c.900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] One word is in Latin.

Revision History

Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G400066

Sadb ingen Chuinn Chétchathaig cecinit: Author: [unknown]


  1. Bec cech tír is gach talam,
    bec cech brígh is cech bunad,
    bec cech glór is cech gredhan
    acht medar mór na Muman.