MAFALDA STASI JUNE 1990
THE MACHINE READABLE VERSION OF TBCI-TECHNICAL BRIEFING
This version of the text of the Tain Bo Cuailnge is
based on the 1976 edition of Recension I, by Cecile
O'Rahilly. The English translation by Thomas Kinsella
has also been computerised. (See OTA catalogue). Care has
been taken to follow the same criteria in coding the
text: of course, being the two languages so different,
this has been not always possible.
The basic text has been modified in a number of
ways, in order to make it suitable for the analysis by
the program called OCP (Oxford Concordance Program). This
program produces indexes, wordlists, and concordances of
texts. It is advisable to consult OXFORD CONCORDANCE
PROGRAM-USERS' MANUAL, Oxford University Computing
Service, for a more complete explanation of its usage and
a detailed insight of the reasons of the editorial
changes. Here follows their list.
The Old Irish alphabet is made up of 18 letters. It
d . . .