airchinn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airchinn or dil.ie/1717

Forms: airchenn, airchinn, erchind, airchinn, aircinde, airchind, aircend, n-airchind

n f. (cenn). Later also airchenn. n s. airchinn, Wb. 21c6 . a s. erchind, Ml. 131c12 . g s. airchinn, AFM vi 1964.26 . na aircinde , Laws iv 138.y Comm. d s. airchind, RC xv 78.14 . aircend, Laws iv 94.10 . ? a du. dí n-airchind , BDD² 816 . See Vendr. Lex.

Narrow side of a rectangle, head, end: congaibther tóib et airchinn and `side and front are held together in Him' (i.e. the Corner-stone), Wb. 21c6 . congaib som toib ┐ erchinn issuidiu, Ml. 131c12 . ni fess . . . taeb nó airchend [isin]d loch sin ar is comḟota ar cech leth, RC xvi 274.22 . na cethri comaithchiu ata nesom immidbiat fri da taeb ┐ fri da n-airchind, Laws i 260.11 . ma fer for aill asrenar and a taeb no a naircend, iv 94.10 . ?ataat fri a dí n-airchind n-airidi (of a couch), BDD² 816 . do forni in epscop . . . croiss isin capor ndescertach aniar inna airchini, LB 278a52 . rochuirsiot tene gacha slesa ┐ gacha hairchinn de (of a fortress), AFM vi 1964.26 . ro coirig a n-etedha catha impo .i. D. marcach isin dara haircend dib ┐ an coimlin cetna isin aircenn araill, CCath. 5398 . on aircenn co araill don cath, 5830 . leaptha sróill da seachna ar oircheann the field of battle is preferred to silken couches (of a leader), L. Cl. A. B. 196 § 9 . do folchadh d'oircheann uaine / teaghdhais Macha Mongruaidhe, Aithd. D. 8.5 . As a measure of land (see RC xii 160 ): caide an airceand? teora fairge ┐ urcor flescaig, Laws iv 138.15 .i. comaircím caiti aithne na aircinde itir, y Comm. teora foirrge in aircenn tire in boairech, O'Curry 844 ( H 3.18, 384ay ). ruirid raite dono, rith tar tri hair[c]eann teora sealba `running over the three headlands of three holdings' (definition of the cattle trespass called `ruiriud raite'), Laws iv 136.21 . ma do cuatur na hindilli tar aen aircind no tar da aircind, 138.7 Comm. ? cluain oirchinn, DDána 82.9 . aircheann tíre .i. imeal tíre no taobh tíre, O'Cl. In vaguer sense in conjunction with aird: corbo chonair letartha . . . cach n-aird ┐ cach n-aircind don charput sin, LU 6403 (TBC). cathbharr . . . cetheora geam . . . for gach naird ┐ for gach nairchind de, RC xv 78.14 . rangontar-som . . . do cech aird ┐ do cech airchind, TBC-LL¹ 4263 . gach aird ┐ gach aircheann dona cathaib ceachtarrdha, LL 410b14 . in gach aird ┐ in gach airchend don bhaile, Hugh Roe² 90.23 (fo. 23b) . Cf. airchenn.