dúthaig

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Forms: dúthaige, dúithche

I As adj. i

(a) As pred. with DO belonging to by virtue of descent or heredity , usually of land or other hereditary possession or privilege: dian (= dianid) duthoig Liphe, Thes. ii 295 ( SP v 8 ). in ti dana duchaid in flaithemhnus, Laws v 440 Comm. comduthaigh doib Temair they have equal right to T., Cog. 122 . dāibh as d.¤ an ríghe, ZCP viii 116 . Compar. ní dúcha (= dúthcha) duid Mag Muaidi | ná fonn Temra taebuaine Mag M. is not more thine by ancestral right than the territory of T., Hy Fiach. 292 .

(b) Hence as attrib. belonging to by heredity, hereditary, native: cia nech do rigaib . . . tanic co a chathraig nd.¤ fodéin, PH 4477 . rochumduigsem cill don Coimdid ar ar bferunn duthaig , RC xiv 40 . ac ár n-inud duthaig, Moling § 2 . d'ionnsuidhi a thíre dúthaighe, BS 176 . ac fegad a tiri ┐ a n-atharda duichi iarna n-indarba uathi, Aen. 61 . a ríg duthaich féin do marbad, RC xxvi 132 . dá rígdamna da rígaib duitchib fein, ib. ic tairgnam da thigernu d.¤ , MU² 135 . cách dia eclais duthaig, Anecd. i 40 . mairg dána[d] fót dúthaigh in feronn-so, CCath. 501 . dagrī Dublindi dēne dūthaige (tuathaigi, v.l.), IT iii 15 .

(c) proper or natural to (esp. of hereditary as opposed to acquired traits, etc.): ba duthaig dō éc ┐ ba d.¤ do Dalcais uli, uair marb a n-athri ┐ a senathri, Cog. 68 . aní is toich no is duthaig bis orro (of shoots on stakes or boles), Laws iv 152 Comm. mic aen-athar ┐ aen-mathar ind, . . . duthaig dūind cosmailius inund it is natural for us to be like each other, BB 236b20 . druideacht la Mantan . . . | rigdacht fa duthaid do Dond | slicht oll ┐ breitheamnocht kingcraft was D.'s province, forte, Lec. 540a18 = duthaigh, BB 19b31 . bheith uathad ní dúthaid duid, a hI Dubda, Hy Fiach. 290 . ba duthaich cia nobeth it were fitting it should be so, Anecd. i 4 . do-n-angatar sidhe fo ghairm Uí Domhnaill . . . ┐ ba dúthaigh dhoibh cia nothiestais, Hugh Roe 110 . Compar. ba dúcha dó tachar giall it would have been more natural for him to send hostages, Cog. 100 . taít lim-sa dom dísiurt . . . is dudchu (duthchu, v.l.) dúib, Imr. Brain ii 285 ( LU 1216 ). ni ducha damsa techt do dichur in chisa . . . inā duid-seo it is as much your place as mine, Lec. 599a7 = ni duthchu, RC xiii 44 § 24 (where sentence is imperfect). rochuala ni tobair (sic leg.) . . . dober indi is duthaig dō, bo he gives what is natural to him, a cow, MacCarthy 120 .

(d) due, owing to: dála na Caillighi duibhe, dorad Fiachna a duthaig di .i. seacht caisléna gave her her due (in compensation for a loss), Imr. Brain i 61 .

II As subst. f. g s. dúthaige, dúithche. IGT Decl. § 150 .

(a) hereditary land, patrimony: triuchad céad dúthaigh an ḟir is lugha dúthaigh dhíobh sin a cantred is the patrimony of the man who has least patrimony among them, Ériu i 85 . duthaig na fine hereditary family land, Laws ii 330 Comm. rogab Cathal . . . in rígi, duthaich nár dúail an inheritance not his by right, ZCP ix 464 . geallais Diarmuid Loch Garman mar dhúthaigh dhílis go bráth do Roibeard Mac Stiabhna, Keat. iii 5043 . annsin chomraicess . . . ferann in rig ┐ duthaigh diúc de L. re aroile the king's territory and that of the duke, Fl. Earls 74 . ní baoí fer a duithche do sliocht Corbmaic `a man of the same extent of territory', AFM vi 1892 . aisecc . . . a dhuithche da gach aon, 2336 . ar shaoirsi ┐ ar shochar dúthaighe do fein in consideration of receiving the freedom and profits of an estate, 2170 . ré buain a dhúithche amach dhó to recover his patrimony, Keat. iii 5176 . go bhfuil gach prionnsa 'n-a chenn ar eagluis a dhuithche fein, Luc. Fid. 58 . ó Brí Ele, duthaig tor, | cu Sliab Mairg patrimony of princes (?), Fianaig. 46 . duthadh an Chaeille dno Baile na L. hereditary land, Hy Fiach. 166 . duthaich hí Leargusa .i. Baile C., Lec. 168a3 . Hence possession in perpetuity: conid laiss a lán-dúthaig (of a place), Metr. Dinds. iii 230 .

(b) native district, native land: do iompaig naom Ciarán daoine iomdha dá dh.¤ do Osraighib chum an chreidim, SG 4 . do léigedh saor dá dh.¤ é, 6. is í Éire dúthaigh dhíleas na Scot (= propria Scotorum patria), Keat. ii 5843 . rofācsum-ne in Roim ┐ dúthaigh ar n-athar ┐ ar senathar, CCath. 546 . assí an áit as mó ina fédfainn serbís do denamh do Día is duthaigh damh that place is my country where I can best serve God, BCC § 250 . gidh bé neach do thréig . . . clann no dúthuidh ar son mh'anma-sa, Matthew xix 29 .

(c) region, land in general (rare): do chonnairc sé and dúthaigh gur taithneamach é (sic), Gen. xlix 15 . go ngabha tú oighreacht na dúthaigh (sic) ann a bhfuil tú choimhigtheach the land wherein thou art a stranger, xxviii 4 . biaidh oidhreacht na dúithche ag a chloinn his seed shall inherit the earth, Psalms xxv 13 . ó aonach chinn na dútha, Gadelica 154 .