comardad

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o vn. of *comardaid (see comardaigid). comardadh, IGT Verbs § 56 .

(a) act of competing, rivalling, emulating, comparing: rivalry, equality (FRI with): c.¤ fris to compete with him (in the matter of the curadmír), LU 8552 ( FB 41 ). nirbó menma lea nech do ch.¤ fría[e], ar ḟebas a crotha ┐ a delba, TTr.² 366 . bátar fir Eirenn co mbladh / gan chogad gan chomardadh rivalry, SG 149.37 . síol Eogain d'argain / ┐ cosc a chomardaig, 65.8 . ar nárab rath Cuinn c.¤ cin comarbus necht, 319.28 (retoiric). comardud Gall friu that the foreigners should rival them, Cog. 188.13 . mac ris nar chóir comhardadh, DDána 84.31 . cúis comhardaidh . . . fris an rígh sin, Dhá Sg. Art. 1513 . righ cúiccidh da ttabharthar comhardadh ionaidh ré Righ Érionn, ITS v 12.15 . Cf. comairdid.

(b) Legal balancing of liability (in case of mutual injuries between two parties) (see Laws Gl. p. 159 f. ) (cf. also comardugad): is ann ata an comarda[d] gin frithe (see frithaigid ff.) an inbaidh do rinne in cedfer fogail ┐ targadh dliged ┐ nir gabadh uadha acht fogail do denam reis ana haighi, O'Curry 1760 ( 23 Q 6, 35 ). is [s]lan don fer deiginach go trian ┐ c.¤ itir in da trian (i.e. in the case of mutual wounding the inflicter of the second wound is immune from one-third of the liability for the injury inflicted by him and the balancing of accounts is made on the basis of the remaining two-thirds), 1759-60 (ibid.). c.¤ itir in da trian, ┐ gidh be dibh ag a mbe an iumarcra icait re ceile, ibid. comardadh eturru (sc. trees etc. left on the land) ┐ in aithgin `an adjustment between these and the compensation', Laws v 500.31 Comm.

(c) Metr. correspondence, rhyme : comarc .i. comardud na filidechtai, Fél.² cxxvi gl. 5 . comharda[dh] slán `correspondentia sana' (Molloy), `Reim' (Thurn.), IT iii 134.24 . comharda briste `correspondentia fracta', 135.z . dligther c.¤ do beith iar bfeudaiph airedhaiph, Auraic. 3822 . aontugud co ndeiliugud amal ata bas ┐ las, ┐ is iar c.¤ n-aircetail ata, 3967 . geangcthnúidh ┐ seantúir cóir do chomhardadh, IGT Introd. § 27 . claen comhardudh (? -daidh, ed.), IGT Metr. Faults § 2 . ag réidhioghadh comhardaidh, Introd. § 28 .