comair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comair or dil.ie/10630

adj in front of: c.¤ caich `before every one', Thes. i 713.28 . roherbadh do cethnait comhair a tighe techt ina lías, Ériu xiii 27.21 . c.¤ .i. a farrad, O'Dav. 576 citing this ex. c.¤ a taeib `overagainst', RC xii 66 § 33 .

Us. with prec. prep. (a) with, accompanying (us. i n-): céle cháich i gcomhair a choimdhedha, Ériu xiii 20.3 . hi comuir for moethloingsich `in the company of', Blathm. 23 . faccaib a chailg inna c.¤ , Vita Br. 13 . i ndáil a hinailte boí i c.¤ C.C. i ndormainecht, LU 4695 (TBC). an ball fil am c[h].¤-si `in my charge'(?), BColm. 92.20 .

(b) in front of, in the presence of (ar (for), do, fo, fri, i n-, ós): for c.¤ a craidhe `opposite his heart,' CCath. 2027 . ar a ch.¤ immach, MU² 451 . ar comuir na náo around(?), Rosa Angl. 56.12 . diúltadh ar a chomhair féin ag gach focal díobh, Bard. Synt. Tr. 4.14 `i.e. each has its own neg.', 111 . do comhair an inaidh over against the place, BCC 156 (160.9) . gonfat cach fom' comhair I shall slay all before me, BB 426b43 . atú fad chomhair, Dán Dé iii 12 . rongabh re c.¤ a chnis he took Him to his body, RC xxxvii 348 § 62 . tic . . . co mboí hi c.¤ na hingini, LU 10440 . ind rāith i c.¤ in dairḟeda, Misc. Hib. 25.3 . ina c.¤ , BB 497a31 . ticed si im choma[i]r-se co M. to meet me, ACL iii 309.22 . as do chomhair `before thee', Fl. Earls 116.6 . ós cómhair cháich, Oss. vi 14.3 .

(c) for (the purpose of), in preparation for, with a view to (ar, fo, i n-): ar c.¤ cacha cóicid to deal with(?), MU² 10 . ar c.¤ na troda da thornem in order to abate, Ann. Conn. 1315.11 . bean fad chomhair do cumadh, Dán Dé vii 21 . na pianta . . . do bhi ullamh fa chómhair luchta an uabhair, ZCP iv 400.8 . boi iasg lais fo c.¤ C. (a guest), BNnÉ 110 § 42 . fa c.¤ na tíre d'arccain, AFM iii 232.9 . téiged cách na ch.¤ chucu for it (i.e. battle), LL 37705 . robūi a c.¤ fritholma na foirne `kept watching the crew', Fianaig. 72.6 . Dia féin a comhair a chrochtha, IGT Decl. ex. 1102 . a c.¤ in brātha do mhétugad, RC xxiv 378.22 .

With added prep.: hi c.¤ dond insi sin, Anecd. iii 68.7 . i gcomhair leat `on your side', Content. xvi 120 .

See cóir 9 and Párl. na mB. Gloss . ? Note also: co tu[d]caid la taob in mara co comor treibe Ocind `as far as opposite', Dinds. 26 = c.¤ , BB 365a33 . co comuir mara Adriat, Rawl. 78a45 (cf. commar).

In phr. cinn ch.¤ see 1 cenn.

Various: dobeir . . . mo cenn a comhair cétḟuilt (: Codhail), Prolegomena 45 § 23 . an comhair do bai F. ┐ D. a comrag `while', Hy Fiach. 96.11 . masa c.¤ (chomrain, comhrair, comruin, v.ll.) conaigi / cruides ecna runmair, ZCP xiv 72.11 . erig didu on ch.¤ a naimsir thesbaid, YBL 85a19 (text uncertain).