The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
This established reference work is an invaluable addition to the library of any Old Irish scholar and an indispensable aid for students learning Old Irish. It includes verbal paradigms for more than 50 verbs, listing both attested and reconstructed forms. The book also includes both Old-Irish English and English-Old Irish vocabulary sections, making it an important complement to uin's Old Irish Workbook.