comarc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comarc or dil.ie/10743

Forms: -airc, -airce, comhairc, comairce, comrac

n o, but in later lang. also with n a d s. -airc. g s. -airce. c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.14) . a s. comhairc mhór, ITS xxix 166.25 . n s. comairce, BCC § 129 (126.y) . Somet. by metathesis comrac. Cf. comaircid, imchomarc, and Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 457 .

(a) outcry, battle-cry, slogan; act of crying out: cloisdin na comharc, O'D. 543 ( H 3.17, 434 ). rocronaiged a comairc `their war-cries were raised', Fianaig. 88.18 . do ṡaine cuma ┐ céme ┐ comairci (of the heterogeneous elements in Pompey's army), CCath. 1617 (comairc, v.l.). aengair clog ┐ comhurc ┐ caismirti, ZCP vi 296.2 . noco cuala se comairc an mallaigti `the sound of cursing', Ann. Conn. 1342.11 . comhairc osnaidhe ┐ dórta dér, RC xxiii 30.y . do thionsgain ag comhrairc (sic) ar a mathair, 20.11 . línmairi a chách na comhaircc, IGT Decl. ex. 604 . camhairc dhíleas na sagart . . . mar atá: I n-ainm an Athar ┐ an Mhic . . ., Eochairsg. 37.z . lé comharcaibh = con muchos clamores, Desid. 2703 . comhairc .i. caismeart, O'Cl.

Especially in phr. gairid c.¤ : do goir c.¤ adbalmór, SG 46.23 . na huili ainmidhi . . . ac gairm comharc . . . ar omhun lae an Bratha `uttering outcries', RC xxviii 310 § 4 . Cf. ic seinm a stoc, ic comgairm a c.¤ , CCath. 4636 . Cf. cen seinm stuic ┐ cen gáir comairc, 1420 .

(b) invocation, commemoration : comarcc .i. imrecra gl. taithmet (Fīadat), Thes. ii 348.41 (Hy. v Comm.). c.¤ Bresail `Gedenken', Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 27 § 1 . unde Lugnasad .i. c.¤ Loga nó cuimniugud nó aithmed nó feil bais, Dinds. 20 . c.¤ .i. [imcomarc no] cuimniugud, ut est ardlig c.¤ cóemda, O'Dav. 452 . ? c.¤ Locha Irchi, LL 373b35 . ? Hence quatrain, stanza: cetri randa cach (sic leg.) comairg i suidiu (i.e. in dechnad már), IT iii 7.7 . cid samluidh seon didiu do cach comurg molta laudatory verse, Corm. Y 41 . cati a lethc[h]. ? 1059 (93.9) . Cf. caiti a lethrann, ibid. (20) = a leth-chomorgg `half-quatrain', Corm. Bodl. 34.27 (leth-chomargg, -comrac, v.ll.). is ē-side ar-rānic cuibdius i ndeud na c.¤ , Corp. Gen. 22.22 (comrac, v.ll.). ardlig c.¤ , Fél. Aug. 5 ( .i. dligid imchomarc .i. . . . comardud na filidechtai, Fél.² cxxvi gl. 5 ). ? bairdne na ndaorbard . . . bid focla maithe ann, ┐ comhraca séghdha, Ériu xiii 44.16 . comrac .i. rand, . . . is and is comrac dligid mbairdne ┐ atá dethbir itir rand ┐ comrac, O'Dav. 428 . caide deocair edir rann ┐ comharc ? ni ansa. as aire asberar rann aire; as ionann cubaid a imfregra ina leth toisioch, ┐ ina leth déghenach, Ériu xiii 44.6 (precise application and difference from rann not clear). mūadh bochtus cil a c.¤ (.i. maith benus sé a locht a rand), ZCP v 488 § 9 (B. na f.).

(c) token, signal, indication; agreement, plan(?): ba sed c.¤ boi eturra, tomlacht na mbo do lecun lasin sruth `token', Dinds. 53 = comartha, Ériu ii 22.18 . issed comarcc immorro ro bae eturru, Craptine do sephnad suantraige, Rawl. 131a12 = is ed comairle dorónsat, LL 35259 . adhainter tobchaindeal i luing . . . i c.¤ fri Sinon `as a signal to S.', Aen. 511 . sdocc comairci, TTebe 4307 (comairc, v.l.). Teallach n-Eachach is é a chomharc / Ceann Cruaiche `what distinguishes T.E. is', Magauran 1063 .

(d) Expld. as act of exacting, levying(?): c.¤ .i. tobach, H 3.18, 229 marg. inf. Cf. comrac .i. tobhach, O'Dav. 364 . comrac .i. comairechta tobaigh, ut est attatt secht comruic la Féni, 413 .

Various: co frecrad dia chomarcaib ┐ dia aithescaib requests(?), Alex. 817 (imchomarc, v.l. = imchomarcaib, ZCP xxx 140.46 ). Gaidil Gaidil inmain ainm / ise m'enchomharc a gairm `my only desire is to invoke it', Reeves Ad. 288.6 . ? dorigset lūathch.¤ ┐ issed tuccad asin chomarc . . ., MacCongl. 27.12 , 13 .