comláithre

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Forms: comlāithriu

n (comláthar) d s. comlāithriu, Cáin Ad. 44 , 47 . `the position of a comláthar, the being an accessory or accom- plice ', Plummer MS. notes, ` accompliceship ', Cáin Ad. 47 , ` composition(?)', Tec. Corm. 2.19 , ` co-responsibility ', see s.v. etar-bí. guilt by association: da trian na dreme dorochair do nim is a cinad comlaitri dorochair. Is a cinad comlaitri dorochair Adam a parrtus ┐ nac miad dori[n]dnacht Dia do. Is a cinaid comlaithre dō in gles fil forna duilib. Is fo bith comlaithre dō na toracht int uasalathair atreb. Is f.b. comlaithre Achaib maic Acairind docer in .XXX. fer ara bruinne Seechim. Is .f.c. docer Eli sacart two-thirds of those who fell from heaven fell because of c.c. It was because of c.c. that Adam fell from paradise and every honour that God had granted him. The present condition of creation is due to c.c. It is because of c. that the noble patriarch did not attain to his dwelling. It was because of the c. of Achan son of Charmi that thirty men fell in front of Sabarim. It was because of c. that Eli the priest fell CIH vi 2122.18 , Peritia iii 416 . a neisce ┐ a comraite ┐ a comlaithre, O'Curry 1770 ( 23 E 26, 37a ). is fobith comlaithri na torracht an tuasal aithair atreib tire tairrngaire (of Moses, Numbers xxvii 14 ), 2540 ( Eg. 88, 45(46)a ). c.¤ lánfíachaib fis, lethḟíachaib anḟis, Tec. Corm. 2.19 . aní etirbí fīachu etirbí comláidre, Cáin Ad. 47 (see above). an tí dofeith biodhbhadha . . . . la comhlaithre doslisidhe fiacha amhail gach foghladhach aiding and abetting(?), Ériu xiii 35.14 . Freq. with cin: is furra ní téit cion na (= nā?) comlaithre céile deamuin (i.e. on the church), O'D. 2190 (Nero A vii 132b). cis lir for na tet cin na comlaithre . . . .i. ní fitir olcc forro .i. fer lethcuinn, 966 ( H 3.17, 679a ) = cin na comhlaithre laine, O'Curry 356 ( H 3.18, 197 ). cia len cin, cia lean comlaithre, cia len aebh, 1884 ( 23 P 3, 23 d ) .i. cia da leanann cin chomlaithre bidh ┐ leaptha, ibid. = cin na comlaitrigh, 2564 ( Eg. 88, 47 (48)c ). Cf. do slaintiugh[ad] comhlaithrigh, ibid., where form may be g s. of adj. comláithrech as subst. as d'Osraigibh a maithriu / cen ciniud cen comlaithre, Anecd. ii 34.20 . Note further: ni eran doib crich na comlaithre, O'Curry 250 ( H 3.18, 145a ). fine chealla for tuathet (= tuath ṡet) do formuig comlaithre for cill, cloc dilabur, 1885 ( 23 P 3, 23 d ).