éccóir, éccáir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccóir, éccáir or dil.ie/19432
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: ecóir, éccóra, éccórach, éccóire

i (neg. of cóir)

adj I Incongruous, wrong, inaccurate, improper, unjust, unfitting : ecóir (gl. incongruum) Sg. 30a19 . manip ecoir frisin stoir if it be not at variance with the history Ml. 14d10 . ni hecoir laisim he deems it not amiss Mon. Tall. § 58 . ná denaid ni bas écóir, SR 3114 . blúsar .i. nuall ard écoir, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 173 = O'Mulc. 180 . ecóir duit amles ar slúaig it is wrong for thee TBC-LL¹ 490 . ba hécoir doib Crist do orcain, PH 3679 . ecoir i ndernais what thou hast done is wrong TBC-I¹ 2504 . fogal adbal écáir, Metr. Dinds. iii 4 . atchonnaic Andromache...aslingi n-ingnad n-écóir da fir, LL 242b45 = TTr. 1939 . rochoimdidnaistair indí naem Muire ind ḟis (i.e. Joseph's vision) ar rogab toimdin ecoir di fein for she had conceived an unjust opinion of herself YBL 156b23 . ba he met ro-lad cor dia indtleacht na hingine...combao taircill ┐ combo heccoir a ndognidis a lama, ZCP xiii 262.21 . is cath écoir in cath sin (ni fuil fír catha acatsa v.l.), Acall. 3018 . cech ní da tucais toil écoir PH 7820 . fédliugud isin cinded ecoir, 5259 . gan ḟear i n-ionadh éagcóir, Gofraidh Fionn, Ir. Monthly 1919, 106 . an díomas éagcóir (one of the capital sins) Dán Dé xxxi 35 . cúis éagcáir, Content. ix 25 . x 11 . Adverbially: éagóir doradas grádh... I was wrong to love... Dánta Gr. 84.13 . éagóir atáid na trí rígh | ar ṡíol gC., TD 9.43 . Keat. ii 839 . 5141 . fógrais [cogadh] go héagáir, TD 18.25 . In special sense : ecoir nadma one who cannot rightfully make a contract (a minor) Laws i 84.28 (expld : .i. mac beoathar .i. inti is ecoir do gabail i naidm nascairecht, 86 ). Compar. : cid ēcōru mo beithse and anās cach deglæch ? TBC-I¹ 2224 .

II Subst. i, n., later f. ; gen. éccóra, later also éccórach, éccóire, see IGT, Decl. § 42 . Wrong, impropriety, injustice (used both of errors of judgment and of moral wrong) : is olc gach `égcóir', Metr. Gl., Eg. 23 . issed ám a n-écóir putare (gl. quid sic incongruum quam...putare ?) Sg. 211 a 3 . .i. écoir dungni som ón `i.e. the wrong which he does' Ml. 127a5 . ba immarcraid ┐ ba écóir LL 220a19 . imnid ┐ écora, ib. 10 . is fair [ro] himred ecoir, MacCarthy 27 . cid mór dh'olcaib ┐ d'écóraib daringsem ri hAilill, TBC-LL¹ 2906 . i cinaid cech ecora do-rónus frit, PH 2241 . do dhíoghail na neccórach dognífider re Senan, ZCP x 22 n. 3 . ac dénam uilcc ┐ écórach, Acall. 7769 . a ndingnaid d'eccoir ┐ d'aindlighedh ar na dainib BCC § 127 . an tan dogníther eccóir no inghreim ar an inis, ZCP x 22 . is missi rabói ar in chóir ┐ iatsom ar ecóir LL 150a7 = SG 71 . is sib atá ar an écoir, Acall. 7119 . na bí for comrorcain na for ecoir, PH 6603 . Cú Uladh ┐ Domhnall...do erghabhail la M. ina n-éccóraigh fein for their own misdeed AFM ii 1064.7 . a shoud o écoir ┐ a thabairt for cóir, PH 2127 . lenfaid adhaltras is écāir ZCP iii 31.34 . ní dhéinim éagcóir ort `injuriam' TSh. 10137 . ag déanamh...éagcóra ar anbhfannaibh, 3545 . Error : do gheibhid na daoithe...lochta is na neithibh bhios gan locht...┐ leigidh siad an égoir tharrsa gan an locht bhios go follas indte dfaicsin, Carswell 22 . Usually with subj. gen.: a n-écora fri Greco, LL 220a20 = TTr. 217 . do dighail ar n-uilc ┐ ar n-écorach oraind, Celt. Rev. ix 120 = TTebe 1960 . oc athi bar col ┐ bar n-écora foraib, PH 3638 . TD 18.13 ; but also obj. gen. : mairg na dingne córa friu fo bíth is esbach a n-écoir do dénam, LL 234b15 = TTr. 1303 . da chuimnigh a egoir ┐ a anfolaidh, YBL 338a16 . m'égcóir, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 150.12 . méad m'éagára is m' aindlighidh, TD 42.3 . (lucht) na héagcóra workers of injustice TSh. 5348 . éagcóir beóil ┐ láimhe d'fhulang, 2962 . Cf. ecorai cosnadae, TBC-I¹ 3447 (rhet.). Of physical damage : gaethach dímor ... gur trascair clocthach Ruis Ilattri ┐ gu nairna egora mora gu cotchend 'a very destructive wind ... it blew down the bell-tower of Ros Ailithir and caused much damage generally', AI 386 (s.a. 1285.2) .