do-aig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-aig or dil.ie/17119

Forms: taig, taga, dosnacht, doagatar, táin

v (* to-ag-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 541 ). Ipv. 2 s. taig; subj. pres. 3 s. taga, O'Dav. 66 ; pret. 3 s. dosnacht, LU 792 ( Laws i 64 ) (later with s-pret.); pass. pres. pl. doagatar, Laws ii 118 Comm. Vn. táin.

Drives off, drives away (in leg. phraseology almost = seizes): is iarum doagatar hi comund `(the cattle) are put into a comann-pound', Laws ii 118 Comm. teora ferba fira dosnacht Asal ar Mug mac N. which A. drove off from M., i 64 . ecosc na n-erc . . . dodoacht Cur[o]i for Ultaib, Corm. Y 585 = toacht, LB ( Thr. Ir. Gl. 20 ). ceit fear bāite . . . dosonacht tonn forsin trac[h]t, Lec. 556a9 = dosrinart (leg. dosrimart), BB 31ay . With cogn. acc.: conid Ailill iarum doacht Tain Bo Cuailgne who made the foray for the bull, Rawl. 118b13 . Fig. fēl Coemhain Léth i corghus | doaig bliadhain do anfuth ushers in a stormy year, AFM 917 (ii 598) . Intrans.: ceithri barca . . . lodar tar muir . . . xv. lanomna is amhos | in gach bairc dotaghas tall came back, BB 19b23 = ise lin rothagas and, Lec. 540a6 . is ann rothaigestar in úir indledhech . . . Electó ar certlár clēib ┐ craidhe Congail `took up her abode', MR 166 (or leg. -thaiglestar from do-aidlea?). Esp. in conjunction with aigid in sense drives (goes) back (again): ma imaga taga .i. imāin amuigh drive in again, O'Dav. 66 . aigh taigh . . . .i. eirigh . . . ┐ tair doridhisi, 67 . The phrase aig taig became petrified as a subst. and was used after prep. in meaning to and fro, hither and thither, vagrant: luid David . . . hi t[i]rib minib Maob | co n-aes lathair, co n-aig thaig, SR 6239 . mar aes ṁbraith for aig thaig, | bis o chathraig do chatraig like spies roaming, on the move, 3477 ; 5639 , 7087 . ara burba fri aig thaig | is ar chumga a menmannraid | Nabál . . . rofemid imm oenbargin because of his churlish disposition towards vagrants (? cf. 1 Sam. xxv 10 , 11 ), 6305 , cf. 3241 . níba turas ar aig thaig ón (aig baig, MS.), TBFr. 87 . in charpait for aig thaig immo thenid, YBL 418b13 . Cf. further LU 180 ( Todd Lect. vi 10 ): atát dā clārchiste mora and (sc. immedón ind locha) i n-agid tagid swaying, tossed about (?) = inn-agaid a n-agaid ` face to face ', Todd Nenn. 94 . See 1 taig. Cf. also: rothaigir na Laidinta fo dī dochum a cathrach were driven back, Aen. 2816 . cech dúil doadas tadas `that moves about'. Cáin Ad. 26 . ám thám sochaide, MU² 367 (see Gloss.).