ainteist

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ainteist or dil.ie/1543

n (teist) lit. `non-witness', legal term used of a person not qualified to act as witness. See Cóic Con. 67 . caite a lucht fira, da-sentar iat? . . . tri fira testa ┐ tri fira cunntabartach ┐ tri arra antesta airmither ann, Cóic Con. 39 § 57a (die drei (Klassen von Eides-)Gutmachungen der nicht Zeugniskräftigen). ni feas in test no in antest he ┐ is adetche leisin ugdar duine do beith isin crich gan adrud re testaib no re antestaib, 40 § 58 . nocha triar bias ann acht fir fo aicne testa no antesta, 41 § 60 . testaigid in boaire test ┐ antest, O'D. 1659 (H. 5.15, 23a). nach andtest do na fiastar test, O'Curry 241 ( H 3.18, 135 ). ní bi fiadha na bi urconn innruic . . . fora ní deine ainntest fiadnaise isin cáin so, O'D. 531 (H. 3.17, c. 431). fastait fiacha for robaib testa . . . ┐ for robaib antesta, O'Curry 540 (H. 3.18 p. 266b). ar ba teist ar-ānic antestai oc mīdēnam, ZCP xv 327 § 19 (cf. xvi 221). berid anteist test do luga, berid test antesd (false witness?) de fiachaib, Anecd. iii 24.7 . ? coicce fri hantesda, Lism. L. 4537 = coicne fri hantestai, ZCP iii 449.21 .