déchaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. déchaid or dil.ie/14873

Forms: déchaid, dḟechaid, dhéachas, dḟéchas, décha, decha, dégha, déch, dféch, déchaid, dfechat, dechar, decht[h]ar, dechthar, dḟéchair, dḟechtar, dechub, dechfaind, rodechus, dodechus, déchais, dechais, radéch, rodéch, rodech, rodhéch, rodḟech, dodech, dhéch, rodéchustar, rodechsat, rodechsatar, nomdechtar, dechtar

v ā, Mid.-Ir. contamination of fégaid (féchaid) and décaid (do-éccai). A frequent v.l. of décaid (e.g. Fél. Prol. 201 . CCath. 5767 ). In late MSS usually replaced by féchaid ( FDG 105. 171 , Stowe MSS). Often spelt dḟéchaid under the influence of féchaid.—pr. ind. 3 sg. déchaid, Fél. Prol. 201 LB. dḟechaid, PH 984 . rel. dhéachas, ML 124. 1 . ó dḟéchas , PH 7101 . subj. 2 sg. (in the sense of ipv.) décha, LB 159 b 8 . decha su, CCath. 3317 . O'Cl. dégha, Acall. 2269 . imp. 2 sg. déch, R.I.A 3 B 22, 111 b 6 . dféch, PH 7640 . 2 pl. déchaid (si), CCath. 5182 . PH 3108. 3283 . 3 pl. dfechat som, PH 2656 . pass. 3 sg. dechar, decht[h]ar, dechthar, Anecd. i 47 § 7 YBL. dḟéchair, PH 7543 . 3 pl. dḟechtar, Anecd. i 48. 1 v.l. fut. 1 sg. ní dechub , Acall. 6416 . fut. sec. 1 sg. dechfaind, FDG 105 . pret. (perf.) 1 sg. rodechus, Acall. 5017 . dodechus, 5025 . 3 sg. déchais, CRR § 10 . RC xxvii 278 § 33 . dechais, MR 286. 4 . Fél. Prol. 201 v.l. radéch, LL 206 b 5 f.b. rodéch, ZCP vii 306. 27 . rodech, Lec. 335 c 37 . rodhéch, AFM 1740. 7 . rodḟech PH 2749 . dodech, IT ii2 139. 1 , 3 . nír dḟ. PH 73 . nár dhéch , SG 216. 35 .— rodéchustar, FDG 171 YBL. 3 pl. rodechsat, CCath. 2786 (v.l. rodechsatar). ZCP vii 563 st 28 . RC xxvi 140 § 13 . PASS. pr. ind. 1 sg. nomdechtar sa, LU 123 a 8 . 3 sg. dechtar, 123 a marg. prt. 3 sg. ro-dechad, CCath. 5767 . —VN. dechain, déchsain, q.v.

I Intr. and abs. looks, gazes, directs the sight , of a searching gaze as opposed to ad-cí; frequent in the phrase: déchas...┐ adcondairc he looked...and saw. Often like fégaid joined to dercaid: dercais ┐ déchais, CRR § 40 . Cf. LL 176 a 41 . Glossed by féchaid, O'Cl.—

(a) with cogn. acc.: dechain rodechsat na slúaig, ZCP viii 563 st 28 . in dechain rodechus seochum co facca in síd, Acall. 5017 . déccain radéch uad in rí, LL 206 b 5 f.b.

(b) with for introducing the object: ó rodéch Bécán for Díarmait ised ispert, ZCP vii 306. 27 . dḟechaid in rí forru, PH 984 . rodḟech Piláit forin popul ┐ atconnairc..., ib. 2749 . an bhean éidigh dhéachas (v.l. ḟéachas) ar bhur sluaghaibh, ML 124. 1 .

(c) abs. dechais úaidh fodhes ┐ atconnairc timthirecht angel, RC xxvii § 33 . dercais ┐ déchais...dara ais, CRR § 40 . intí nár dhéch dara ais riam, SG 216. 35 . déchaid si acaib fén masa meisi atáid diarraid, PH 3108 . a Thigherna tarr ┐ déch, R.I.A 3 B 22, 111 b 6 .

II Looks at, views, searches, inspects, examines .

(a) trans. rodechsad in duilleann ┐ in scél robái indti, RC xxvi 140 § 13 . rodéchustar uile hí (sc. in fled) itir biad ┐ ḟín, FDG 171 YBL (v.l. roḟechastar). dechar (v.l. dechtar) duind in mael sa riabach, Anecd. i 47 § 7 YBL. dechthar (v.l. dfechtar) duind na hairghi uili, ib. 48. 1 . dodechus in tech umum ┐ atchonnarc..., Acall. 5025 . ó dḟéchas in fírén brechtrad na sualach...togaid, &c. PH 7101 . ib. 73 . co ndeachaid foran ccnoc ┐ rodhéch uadha na ratha rodoiṁne, AFM V 1740. 7 . décha in cros sa amal atberum...ara ṅderntar latsu in fuath sa (i.e. the cross) do chur i slait móir, LB 159 b 8 .

(b) abs., in a transf. sense, looks, searches, considers ; esp. frequent in the imp. and subj. mood. dégha let a Oisín cia ica raibe, Acall. 2269 . decha su féin masa chóir amlaid sin consider thou if that be just CCath. 3317 . Cf. déchasa .i. féchsa, O'Cl. dfechat som cindus bías sin fa deoid, PH 2656 . dḟéchair annsin in ḟuil gáel duit risintii for ghlaccais, 7543 .— minab lór lett a nabair annso dféch thuas isin dara aithne, ib. 7640 . Here also FDG 105 : dá ndernaind... nocha dechfaind (v.l. fechfaind) céill ná cond.—Often like Eng. look = take care, make sure, see that, esp. in imp.: déchaid si conárab drochiartaigi díb fén ina chrochad PH 3283 .

III Idiomatically with iarmairt attaches importance to, gives attention to, considers : ní rodechsat (v.l. rodechsatar, rodecsatur) iarmairt dá nanmannaib ar ní dechaid a súil fria mbeathaid, CCath. 2786 . ná dechaid (sic C IV 3 p. 19 ; v.l. decaid) a bhecc diarmairt don longphort sa acht cosnaid ...in longphort lánsaidbir asa teccatt in slóg út, ib. 5182 . a ingen...ní dechub duit íarmarta, Acall. 6416 .

IV ní trócaire rodechad (v.l. rodécad) forra no mercy was shewn to them (Stokes), CCath. 5767 (idiom. use of II).

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