aircsiu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aircsiu or dil.ie/1786
Last Revised: 2013

n vn. of ar-aicci. act of looking on. In Laws technical term for the negligence or indifference of a spectator who suffers an illegal act to be performed in his presence, and thereby incurs a certain liability, Ériu xii 81 n. dingaibh cen faill cen airgsiu, 80.22 ; 'without indifference' Ériu xii 81 . atach no aircsi no taircsi dligid . . . ised is aircsi and .i. faicsin na comairce re cois in uair sin no reime, O'Curry 2034 (H. 4.22, fo. 57a). mas ar comairce atat na daine resa ndernadh in foghail . . . is aircsi ┐ atach ┐ taircsiu dligidh du riagail i lleith risin comairghe ann, O'D. 2352 ( Rawl. B 506 fo. 40a ). atach ┐ aircsi ┐ taircsin dligid ag dilsech, atach ┐ aircsin ag indilsech ┐ nocho nfuil taircsin, O'Curry 1485 ( H 3.18, p. 662b ). cetharda dhaoras gach flaith . . . baos ┐ uaiti ┐ anglonnas ┐ aircsi ar is . . . aititnech gach aircsinach, 2292 ( Eg. 88 fo. 22(23)a ). fiach sula suidhe gu trian tresairgsi .i. is é in tres ni asa fuil fiach dunacathi air, beith aga fechain ┐ faill naididin legu go lighi, 1002-3 ( H 3.18, p. 427b ). di aircsiu di aititiu, Laws i 64.7 . ni dilsigar airgse na haitidiu iudail (= iubail) na tren-lide neirt, v 496.4 . ni fuil airgsiu na aididiu itir fine imaneitir manib uile .i. braithirsi, O'D. 1960 ( Eg. 90, fo. 7(8)b ). ni fil a[i]rcsiu na aititiu eter brathraib na finibh fri faenel flaithemhnais, ZCP xii 365.3 . fir oircsin (leg. aircsen, ed.), 361.24 . ? nech aircsiu nó nech airgiu neo[ch] in fia[ch] aithgeine .i. nocha n-airgither o neoch sin ní is mó inas fiu na haithgina, O'Dav. 934 . duine caithce . . . fothla ┐ an ┐ a.¤ , Laws iv 146.17 Comm. airgsiu, 98.18 Comm. lethsét a tairrecht no aircsin gan a rér (in a list of fines etc. due to a lord), O'D. 511 ( H 3.17, c. 415 ). See also under airgsin.