do-accair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-accair or dil.ie/17104

Forms: tacraid, tacair, tagradh, tacraitsi, taccrusa, -taccrai, duacair, doagair, tacras, tod-acrat, tacrait, tacrai, -tacra, tacram, doaicér, ní thacer-sa, taiccéra, tacéraid, taigeraidh, thacera, taigerus, tacermait, tacerat, taicerat, tagerdaid, targart, tacurtsa, tairgairt, toracart, -targart, doracartmar, doracartatar, tacarar, tacrathar, doragrad, tacartha, tacra, tacrai

(*to-ad-gair-, Ped. ii 533 ). Later as simple vb. tacraid. IGT Verbs § 47 . Ipv. 2 s. tacair, TBC 3202 , RC xxiii 428 ( YBL 318a22 ), PH 1683 , etc. 3 s. tagradh (sic leg.), ZCP vi 271 . 2 pl. tacraitsi, Anecd. iii 27.17 . Indic. pres. 1 s. taccrusa, Anecd. iii 28.1 . 2 s. -taccrai, PH 3258 . 3 s. duacair, Ml. 36b3 . ? doagair, Corm. Y 321 . rel. tacras, MU 20 . Laws v 252 . PH 1041 . 3 pl. tod-acrat, Críth Gabl. 527 . tacrait, Arch. iii 293 . Fianaig. 48 . Subj. pres. 2 s. tacrai, Ériu ii 228 (or g s. of tacra?). 3 s. -tacra, Críth Gabl. 398 . 1 pl. tacram, Ériu vii 225 . Fut. 1 s. doaicér, H. 3.17, 662 . ní thacer-sa, TBC² 187 (LU). ní thaiccer, MR 178 . 3 s. taiccéra, Wb. 6b28 (used for deuterotonic form). tacéraid, IT iii 44 . taigeraidh, ZCP viii 210 . ni thacera , Cog. 225 (LL). rel. taigerus, ZCP viii 207 . 1 pl. tacermait, Trip.² 459 . 3 pl. noco tacerat , LL 283b48 ; nocho taicerat , Fél. 152 . tagerdaid, YBL 179a34 = BB 259a33 . Pret. and perf. 1 s. ni targart , Otia i 115 . tacurtsa, Rawl. 113b30 . 2 s. tairgairt, Otia i 115 . 3 s. toracart, Trip.² 1483 . -targart, Otia i 114 § 4 . 1 pl. doracartmar, Wb. 2a16 . 3 pl. doracartatar, Rawl. B 512, 114a4 . From simple vb. gur thagair, MR 178 etc. Pass. pres. tacarar, Anecd. ii 73 . ni tacrathar , Ériu xvi 181 § 20 . Pret. doragrad, Lec. 47b7 . Verbal of necess. tacartha, Trip.² 1484 . Vn. tacra.

(a) pleads, argues (used alike of defendant, advocate, judge, and plaintiff); absol. or with cogn. acc., often with FRI of person pleaded against: taiccéra cách dar á chen fessin shall answer for himself gl. pro se rationem reddet, Wb. 6b28 . doracartmar cois cáich we have argued the cause of everyone, 2a16 . is cuige ┐ is uaidhe doagair from it (the pleader) pleads, Corm. Y 321 . secht tacarta tacrus breithem seven pleadings which a brehon pleads, Laws v 252 . taigēraidh bretheam (of Christ at Last Judgement), ZCP viii 210 . dobēr comairle dom charait . . . nā tagra[dh] a dāil co fergach, ZCP vi 271 . na bī 'gom chāinedh . . . uair ni aineoca ní da ttagræ thu nothing thou pleadest will protect thee, x 290 . do thagradar risin easboc gur ēcōir do cuir sē saebad brēithre ar . . ., xiii 180.35 . tacēraid fri cāch dom chind he will plead on my behalf against (with?) all, IT iii 44 . nocho taicerat demna fria t'anmain `will never contend for thy soul', Fél. p. 152 . Cf. LL 283b48 . tora- cart argued, Trip.² 1483 . rothacrus co gér, SR 1865 . tacer- mait (= sermocinabimur invicem, of two adverse parties), Lat. Lives 6 . Disputes, argues: do thaguir sé ris na Iúdui- dhibh, Acts xviii 19 . do thagradarsan eatorra féin, Matt. xvi 7 .

With DO (de?): a trí aili todacrat do ríg `which they demand from a king?' (notes), Críth Gabl. 527 . With FOR: nocha targart fuirri gach ni etc. `did not charge her', Otia i 114 § 4 .

(b) declares, tells (sense arising from that of a judicial pro- nouncement), oft. with FRI of person addressed: duacair in firinni (referring to sententia iusta profertur), Ml. 36b3 . bí tost, nā tacair do scél, TBC 3202 . tacair lat ní dot imt[h]ús tell something of your adventures, BColm. 48.5 . tacair co fír cia h'athair, RC xxiii 428 . gur thagair a thechtairecht, MR 178 . tagraid teachtaireacht shíodha ris ó Laighnibh, Keat. iii 3135 . briathra baidhbhe . . . rothagrais ┐ rothurchanais, MR 294 . tagraigh rinn bhar ro-anmanna, ML 120 . tacrait lind lāidi lays tell us, Fianaig. 48 . Note also: tagerdaid co truag they will cry out, YBL 179a34 = BB 259a33 . See Celtica xiii 25 n. 319 .

(c) In follg. instances the exact sense is doubtful: saboit Maic Dé ní crāidhea | fri huair tacrai do ghníma dispatch thy business betimes (?), Ériu ii 228 (but perh. g s. of vn.). biaid ab for in chill-se de (sic leg.) | ni thacera d'iarmerge `he shall not attend to matins', Cog. 225 (`he will not respond at matins', Plummer MS. notes) = ní ticfa don ermeirge p. 10 . dora- grad o Dia | dia marbad, Lec. 47b7 .