CELT document G400080

Ach und Weh

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Edited by Kuno Meyer

Ach und Weh


    Ach und Weh

  1. Uch, a Dē!
    uch aniū is uch anē!
    uch amārach, romlaghar crith
    ar omun dol don bith cē.
  2. Uchān, a Dē, mo dī lāim
    ce beith trell oc sīrgabāil,
    ce rabat athach a ces, 1
    dorōnsat mōr domn aimles.
  3. Uch in adaig dorcha dall,
    uch in laithi fromtha finn!
    uchacān, a Dē do nim,
    don gābad fil ar mo chinn!
  4. Uchān, a Dē, mo dā thāeb
    is mo dā slīasait ar ōin,
    mo dī cholpa ro-clāi dath,
    a Rī co rath spirta nōib.
  5. Uchān, a Dē, mo dī chois
    ce ro bāi dia laimthenas,
    nī lēcid 2 dam dul a-mach.
    co nā fētaim traigthechas.
  6. Uchān, uch!
    am lūaithe nā crand fri sruth,
    nocha n-imthigim 3 clachān nā cloch,
    nocha n-abraim 4 ach[t] ach is uch.

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Title (uniform): Ach und Weh

Title (firstline): Uch, a Dé!

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

Funded by: University College, Cork, School of History

Edition statement

1. First draft.

Extent: 672 words

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Publisher: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College, Cork

Address: College Road, Cork, Ireland—http://www.ucc.ie/celt

Date: 2014

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G400080

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

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Manuscript Source

  • London, British Library, Additional 30,512 fo 34b1.

Internet availability of Meyer's annotated edition

  • See http://www.ucc.ie/academic/smg/CDI/PDFs_textarchive/Meyer_Neue_Mitteilungen_ACL3.pdf

Information on Kuno Meyer

  • See http://mujweb.cz/enelen/km.htm

The edition used in the digital edition

‘Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Ach und Weh [Uch, a Dé!]’ (1907). In: Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie‍ 1. Ed. by Kuno Meyer. 215–246: 233.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Ach und Weh [Uch, a Dé!]},
  journal 	 = {Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie},
  number 	 = {3},
  number 	 = {1},
  address 	 = {Halle a. d. Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1907},
  note 	 = {215–246: 233}


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Correction: Text has been checked and proof-read twice.

Normalization: The electronic text represents the edited text on on p. 233. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and the macron are used to mark long vowels. Editorial corrections and expansions are marked. Hyphenation and word separation have been brought in line with CELT practice.

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Hyphenation: 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.

Segmentation: div0=the group of poems; div1=the individual poem. Page-breaks are marked pb n=""; manuscript foliation is marked mls unit="ms folio" and numbered.

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

Profile description

Creation: By an unknown Irish author c.600–900

Language usage

  • The text is in Old Irish. (ga)
  • The supplied title is in German. (de)

Keywords: poetry; medieval; religious; moaning

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  1. 2014-09-10: File updated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2014-07-04: Header created, file proofed (2); markup completed, file parsed; SGML and HTML files created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2014-07-04: Poem converted to XML. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 1996: First proofing; structural markup added. (ed. Vibeke Dijkman)
  5. 1996: Text scanned in. (text capture Students at the CURIA project)

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  1. lies i cess. 🢀

  2. = lēcit, mit Assimilation an das folgende d🢀

  3. lies nī imthigim. 🢀

  4. lies nī abraim. 🢀


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