2 cumgach

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n o (cumung) straitness, narrowness; oppression, distress, difficulty : grūc a cruciatu .i. ōn c[h]¤., Corm. Y 699 . ? ó C[h]eanannus gu Gulbain / ferannus cumgaigh cagaigh, ZCP viii 226.11 . la c.¤ na trēnfer press (of persons), vi 42.8 . a ccúmgach na ndos, Beatha S. F. 1957 `thick(?)', Gloss. i gcumhgach idir an námhaid ┐ an mhuir, Keat. ii 6103 . cumngach a n-áth ar h'óguibh your warriors in difficulties, IGT Decl. ex. 815 . Mac D. do chur a cumcach was hard pressed, Ann. Conn. 1405.15 ( ALC ii 112.19 ). asan ccumhgach go hionad fhairsing = out of the strait, Job xxxvi 16 . ionnus . . . nach cuirfidhear cumhgach ar do chéimibh = non arctabuntur gressus tui, TSh. 105.65 . c.¤ uirighill ` stuttering ', BCC 370.9 . do c.¤ ┐ do dochraidhecht, Smaointe B. Chr. 527 . cūmhgach stinginess , Measgra D. 19.34 .