epaid, aupaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. epaid, aupaid or dil.ie/20176
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: aupait, epaid, aipthi

n i, f. (< ad-buith, ZCP xii 410 or < * ess-buith, Celtica ii 339 ) a spell, charm (both of incantations and of amulets, etc., applied externally): n s. focertar ind epaid se i n-im this charm is laid in butter Thes. ii 248.7 . bricht .i. epaid, Auraic. 4540 . opaidh i salann suirge, IT iii 85 § 83 (aupaid v.l. Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 64 ) = Bruchst. 37 . aupait, Thes. ii 250.11 . gach geis...┐ gach upaidh ┐ gach mana, BB 43b21 . a s. co rogabur epaid fria `that I may chant a spell to it' Moling 35 . d s. nidat gala fer ro cloi | acht fir co n-upbaig for gai with charmed spearheads (?) YBL 119a6 = Ir. MSS. Ser. i 182.5 . g s. tainic...do chuinghidh eptha cu rocharadh a bhen he, Lism. L. 1480 = Todd Lect. v 78 (corresponding to venit...rogans ut invocato Christi nomine uxor sua eum amaret). fo aicne an cineoil uptha `according to the nature of the philtre' Laws v 294 z Comm. froma uptha dus in bud amainsi `to test a charm' (viz. by administering it to a dog) i 180.30 Comm. imarchor auptha carrying a love charm 176.3 . cor eptha i cléith `putting a charm in a hurdle' (cf. LL 120a cited below, and Keat. ii 5448 ) MacCongl. 71.25 . míla eptha creatures formed by spells (?) 7.4 . n a p. aipthi (gl. veneficia) Wb. 20b20 . mat epthai dia n-apallar dabera nech do alailiu charms by which death is caused Cáin Ad. 46 . nech tober ępthai...conidapail nech de, Ériu vii 168. 1 . iptha ┐ éle ┐ arthana do chur riu do thairmesc a fola TBC-LL¹ 3638 . Cf. 3639 . dogniat draidecht...auptha ┐ felmasa, RC xii 428.7 . bean dia tabair a ceile upta oc a guide, Laws v 292.24 . dobeir na uptha do urail a seirci fuirre, 294.27 Comm. batar upthada demhnaigi leo arna cur la druidhecht...tria tuaichlect a clochuibh allastig dia croicnib, Marco P. 148 . aes...aidhmhillti ag tealgadh graintseligh in rolaitis iopadha ina aighidh fair, AFM i 336.9 (a. 734) . d p. orce co nemib ┐ epthaib fonóiset for beraib cairthind, LL 120a12 = RC iii 176. 16 . ro delb nái cna Segsa co n-ept[h]ib seirce indib, Dinds. 31 = LL 200a45 (upthaib). tre upthaib ban ndraidechta, RC xxiii 418.21 = YBL 317a3 . cris Finneain... ar upt[h]aib ban mb[a]eth, RC ii 113.6 . celtair Dē... umam ar tsergaib...ar iupaib ar ḟāthaib, ZCP x 346 § 10 . ar apdaibh hi clith, Ériu iv 236 § 8 .