Alpae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Alpae or dil.ie/3013

pn [, f.] (Lat. loanword) the Alps: cenalpande .i. fri alpae ṅdesiu cisalpina .i. . . . cen alpai ṅetarru gl. cisalpina Gallia, Sg. 217b8-9 . ro gatta do báe . . . condafail oc Sléib Aelpae, TBFr. 358 (a tirib Elpai, v.l.). documlat ass . . . tar Muir Hicht co túascert Longbard co rráncatar Sléibte Aelpae, 377 (sliab nElpa, v.l.). The follg. exx. from Tochmarc Emire are taken by Thurn., Heldensage 388 , as referring to the Alps, by Meyer, Wortk. 67 , as referring to Scotland: da ris[s]ed C. . . . ar Alpi, RC xi 444.18 (= ZCP iii 246 § 57 ). conrissed Scathaig boi fri hAlpai anair . . . nalotar . . . tar Alpi, 34 (= fri Alpi . . . tar Albo, ZCP iii 248 § 60 ). dochoid tar Alpi, 41 (= Alpie, § 62 ). imdiseat go Alpi, ZCP iii 247 § 59 . Cf. ō rāncatar Slēibi Elpa aba mór ar a cind .i. Liguir Slēbi hElpa, Otia ii 87 § 8 . dar senbennaib . . . sléibhe uraird Elpa, CCath. 398 . See Alp.