2 dó

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Prep. DO with 3 s. m. and n. pron. to him, it , hence stereotyped with force of adv. thither (but often folld. by words expressing the destination): do .i. chuige; dho dhuit .i. chuige duit, O'Cl. tiagait dó, conlotar issin less, LU 11041 ( Imr. Brain i 56 ). lotar dó, FB 66 . lotar dó co tech Dare, TBC 98 . Commonly with ellipse of vb. and followed by do (rarely ré n-) and pers. pron. usually to express loosely motion onwards or away (= Eng. off, away); the destination may or may not be named: dó duit do tig, a L. off with thee home, SC § 20 . do duit . . . il-longphort fer nErend, TBC 1893 (= colla, TBC² 1523 ). dó duit-si connice, TBC 1418 (erigh-si cuice, v.l.). tó duit-siu connici sain, 90 . to rouind duit-siu on with thee before us, 1159 . MR 178 . do damsa go Fíngin away with me (bear me away) to F., TBC 4290 . dó rūn co tech Conaill, LL 110a40 ( RC xiv 418 = dó romaind, 422 ).