2 do-ben

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 do-ben or dil.ie/17219

Forms: tuba, tubad

v (*to-ben-) later tubaid, q.v.

(a) strikes at, attacks, opposes; worsts, defeats: ? erchur . . . ferais fair | co tob Macc Con iar cach gair, ZCP xii 379.9 (do-boing?). dobbeotar fair defeated him (?), LL 4908 = dobeotar, Lec. 606b22 . ni thubat a meicc i n-agid mo macc their sons will not oppose my sons (?), LL 147a43 ( PRIA xix 550 § 36 ). Usually trans. (some of the foll. should perh. be referred to next section): o rotubastar Cesair `since C. had attacked', CCath. 3779 . fer nār tubadh a dteagmáil who was never worsted in encounter, ZCP ii 342 . fead na tuaithe nár thubadh, Hy Fiachr. 246 . cablach nar tubadh, Caithr. CC 37 . ben nar tubad dealba ac dāim, Lec. 364b 40 . fa sciathaib nar tubad dath whose hue was never dimmed (?), 398a37 . Tuathal Teachtmhar nar tubhadh, Content. xvi 162 . ba heisidhe laithe thoisiuch in rotubadh a ttreisi, Hugh Roe 258 . an fear nach clechtann cath | nach tubhtar asa tosach who is not worsted at the outset (?), Ériu iv 214 .

(b) reproaches, taunts (with). With accus. of thing and FRI (or other prep.) of pers.: féige ní thuband fri ní, Otia i 120 n. 3 . tobbie frie a imthechta fobíth Ulad ┐ athar cast in her teeth all he had done, ZCP ix 192 (cf. x 424 ). dobí a an(a)im fria enechsom, Ériu xvi 38 § 8 . dorrubai frim eneach, TE i 4 ( Ériu xii ). arna toirbeitis a ainme (leg. ainim) ina inchaib, Ériu xvi 38 § 7 (see p. 44) (cf. Laws i 72. 29 ). da mbeith ainib bad mo for Choinculaind ised rothuibebad fris he would have taunted him with it, TBC² 2614 . rom-cháin ┐ conrubaidh (.i. tubhaidh) fri m'enech gin mháthair nó athair lium, ZCP v 523 . rothub fris a éccóir ┐ a aindlighedh fair he reproached him with the wrong and injustice he had done him (the speaker), Hugh Roe 92 . gur thubsat in macradh a braith fris, LL 387a3 . focherd i serg de, fódaig na rotubaide fria enech that no reproach might be made against him, TE § 6LU ( IT i 121 ). rotubhadh fris tláithe a fhoghnamha, FM vi 2142 . Without accus.: rothub ri Hua F. frind has impugned us, Lism. L. 2255 .

(c) In follg. perh. simply says, declares (to): rosbói ni nochomairled | cen co labradar fri nech (cen co tobnadhur fri neuch, v.l.), IT i 97 = cenco tabnad fri nech, Anecd. v 9 (with line defective). tubh re Fer nDiadh . . . mar daleg in flath ferda co hogaib Emna a m'aenar upbraid F. D. with having left (?), YBL 336a28 . tubh dam re Fraech . . . ara focmaid leis na hogaib a hEmain, 30 .

(d) With FRI measures by (as a standard), compares with (?): cach cruthach atcíther a nErinn . . . is risin mac sin dobiter, RC xii 62 § 21 . ba hūath fri cāch a gabāil inda lāim ┐ gach rēt ba adētchidhe la cāch dobentai frie . . . unde in prouerbium uenit `fē fris', amail is n-adētc[h]ide in flesc cui nomen fē, sic et alia ress cui comparatur (of a wand kept in burial-places and used to measure corpses), Corm. Y 606 .

Vn. tuba, tubad. Cf. tobéim.

See do-fuiben.