cosc(a)rach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cosc(a)rach or dil.ie/12586

Forms: coscarthach

adj o, ā (coscar) later also coscarthach. victorious, triumphant : Conall coscorach, LU 8307 ( FB 23 ). CRR 7 . can Choin Culaind costadaig coscaraig, Táin 4572 (see n.). in tan isam coscrach `now that I am victorious', CCath. 3789 . ridiri crōda, cosgurthach, ZCP vi 28.25 . coscrach comretha fa dó `twice victorious in a race', TTebe 2428 . se coscrach o bás triumphant over, PH 2047 . Other applica- tions: crich coscorach an catha, TTebe 3685 . ré mo mergedhaibh coscrachaibh, CCath. 596 . ar lurg Mogha coscraigh Corb, IGT Decl. ex. 729 . geg cosgurach, IGT Metr. Faults § 71 . As subst. o, m.: an cosgrach an cath- buadach `the triumphant one' (of Christ), Blathm. 257 . do démniugud . . . onóire in choscairig victor, PH 4897 . in C.¤ (of horse), Acall. 267 . Adv. co cosccrach, CCath. 4047 . co crodha coscarthach, St. Ercuil 1174 . As n. pr. m. see Corp. Gen. Index . As ā, f. in Choscrach Causcraid (name of shield), LL 12510 ( Ériu iv 35.7 ).