1 cucht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cucht or dil.ie/13415

Forms: cacht

n u. See Thurn. Gramm. § 76 . external appearance, form, shape, aspect : c.¤ ┐ (.i. v.l.) cuinnsi ┐ cruth .i. ecusc . . . cid cnedhach a cuinnsi c.¤ `his countenance (and) shape', O'Dav. 344 . cuinsi .i. . . . cid cnedach a cuinsi c.¤ (sic leg., cacht, text), Corm. Y 383 `her face (and) form', Corm. Transl. 47 . dlighidh cumal lettrian fria cuinnse c.¤ ara dínsem `the beauty of his face', Laws iv 350.5 Comm. c.¤ .i. gné, O'Cl. ar ch.¤ in (sic leg. ?, ed. p. 380, glossed .i. gne, ib.) chia `in form of the man (?)', ZCP iii 378.16 (B. na f.) = ar tucht (.i. gné) an cía, v 484 § 7 (B. na f.). duine co ce[i]ll is co c.¤ , BB 7b55 . is caem do ch.¤ , IT i 123.16 ( TE Eg. 9 ). Aed . . . ropo rigda a ch.¤ (: chnucc) `kingly of form', Met. Dinds. iv 356.82 . Ériu v 222.41 . clí co ndeochair chuchta cain `notable for goodly shape', Met. Dinds. iii 338.7 . B. gusun c.¤ cuimnech coir `of the model, etc. ', MacCarthy 426 .y . Attrib. g s. da trian a clainne cuchta shapely (?), LL 733 (Leb. Gab.). With transfd. meaning: ba derb la mac Luc[h]ta ille / feib do cuchta cēlmuine as from an utterance made by a wraith (?), ZCP xiv 43 § 3 ( LL 27306 ).

Conjunctional phrase: ba machtad . . . la muntir P. in c.¤ imrulaiseat how they . . . , CCath. 2653 .

Appar. colour (cf. Thurn. ad loc. cit.) in: cettemain cain ree . . . c.¤ [crann], Ériu xxii 41 § 1 `colour'. luss dosber dath no c.¤ in faciem cu mbi derg, Corm. 39 . Corm. Y 1094 . Cóir Anm. 134 (expl. of epithet Ruanaid).

In chevilles: fo ch.¤ chert in proper form, SR 2639. 3155 . fo c.¤ cain `fair of colour', Leb. Gab. 16.5 .

Compds. cóeca caillech co cruth cuchtban ` fair-coloured ', Fél.² cxliii 4 . adconnairc ingin caim . . . cuchtglain, RC xxiv 272 § 3 . a cuctlí, Todd Nenn. 130.19 .