cotut

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cotut or dil.ie/12700
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: ca-, -at, catat

adj pl. caidi ( cotata, Hib. Min. 66 § 6 ). go suaighneadaibh lancadaith, ZCP x 303.2 . go suanemnaib lín lanch., LL 10550 `of hard flax', TBC-LL² 3111 . Also ca-, -at, catat (infl. by calad, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 160 ). hard, severe, harsh: cotud .i. cech secda ab eo quod est cotis , Corm. Y 326 . c.¤ .i. a cote [.i.] lie forcid, O'Mulc. 247 . crandscíath . . . co mbil ch.¤ chondúala, BDD² 811 . da clobuinne caiti . . . do iarann, CCath. 5273 . arm cruaid catut (: acut), TBC-LL² 2781 . do thabairt chatha crúaid codait, TTr.² 1775 . dobert crothad cotud furri, LL 12864 . is crūaid codut in cosc `severe', MacCongl. 75.1 . sceith chaidi cathbuadacha, TTebe 1279 . is catad in scel bec he `it is a hard little story', Ériu ii 224.11 . sciath catat comdaingen, Acall. 6955 . cro cad(h)at, MR 262.11 . crandscíath . . . co mbil chothut condúala, LU 7195 = ch.¤ , BDD² 811 . Of persons stern, harsh : nirbat c.¤ arnabat dothcherna, LL 345b4 . É. is C. chatut (: —fuc) `hardy C.', Metr. Dinds. iii 350.30 .

Compar. as cruaidhe no cloch, as caide no cnáimh, F V 3, 189 cited St. Ercuil Gloss. s.v. caid . ? trian iar na cet codad; leth mad co taide, Laws ii 374.3 Comm. ? leth mad coitethe (of cloth), 372.17 . Adv. co cadut cruaid, LB 156b57 .

As subst.: eter dá cotot feda dense woods(?), LU 10244 = cotadh, ZCP iii 240.9 . cottud .i. sliabh, O'Cl. Gramm. of a word in unaltered form: fer a chotud (of the noun fer), Goid. 73.27 . bein a coutud (of the word ben), Auraic. 5025 . fer a codud, feear a mallrugud, 4986 . a cotot (.i. timorcain fri aicnead no i cind), 5292 . Later delenition and devoicing Phil. Soc. Trans. lxiv (1965/66) 151 , IGT Introd. p. iv . an cadad . . . .i. ceilt an tshéimhighthi bhíos ar tús an fhocuil déigheanaigh don chomhfhocal (itte, diúltta, etc.), § 49 . ag so cadad le ceiltear séimhiughadh an fhocuil bhíos na dhíaigh (bean throm, bean trom, etc.), § 50 . ní fhuil cadad eatarra le mbéradh crúadhughadh uirthe (lusfort, etc.), § 30 .

Compds. With nouns: na teora catadcaladhcathbhuailedh, TBC St. 4605 . tri ruadh roth fo chotat cosmhailes, TBC-LL¹ p. 809 n. 3 . cenn Fhailbhe chodat-chinn, Duan. F. i 84.12 . In n. pr. in Cruadín Catutchend (a sword), LL 12720 . CRR² 42 . re cotut-congmail in sceit[h] `hard upholding', CCath. 4731 . ? c.¤ curaid cellfetar, LU 10360 (rhet.). a chathcriss . . . do chotutlethar crúaid, 6416 (TBC). re codudrigni in glais-iarainn ` hard-stiffness ', CCath. 2679 . ? anmin cotat tír raithen mag, Laws iv 276.18 Comm. With adjj.: do glaisiarann cruaidh cotat-rigin, CCath. 4678 . léine . . . cotat slemun do ṡita, IT i 119.17 (TE Eg.). léne . . . isí chotutlemon, BDD² 9 .