éric, éraic

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éric, éraic or dil.ie/20279

Forms: ǽraic, éraic, éric, éric, érca, erci, éiricce, eirce, eirca, éarcuibh

i, f. (vn. of as-ren) n s. ǽraic Ml 59a7 , etc. éraic éric IGT, Decl. § 10 . éric (: béillic) ex. 336 . g s. érca BCC § 222 and see IGT, Decl. l.c. erci, Corm. Y 209 (erca LB). éiricce, Acall. 7085 . n p. eirce, Laws iii 26.17 . eirca i 258.25 . d p. éarcuibh TD 3.35 .

(a) paying out, disbursing: a heiric a cintaib to give it as payment for crimes Laws v 128.16 .

(b) paying an equivalent for, compensation (for an injury, etc.): multatus, uindicatus .i. adcomrad a eric its compensation has been paid ÉC xxii 212 § 63 . ind ǽric uilc tar æsi n-uilc rendering evil for evil Ml 59a7 . eritiu briathar ho neu[c]h ...┐ ǽraic mbriathar tara n-æsi huadsom dia cheliu to receive words ... and to repay words for them 59a15 . du éric uilc tar ǽsi alaili to repay (one) evil for another 127a1 .

(c) as a legal term, eric-fine, mulct, damages imposed acc. to loss inflicted (cf. eneclann): ben eraic oir ┐ airgid, cruid ┐ cethra amuigh and gach ēn- drochraed dā ndēntar fūd BCC § 43 . dal a talione .i. o eruic, O'Mulc. 291 . arna beth ni gen eiric (.i. cen a fīr-īc in neich dlegar and), Laws v 476 y ( 478 x ). asrenar lan- eraic i n-ingin macdacht full fine is paid for a grown daughter ii 404.15 . leith-eiraic 404.17 . luid E. ... do cuingid a mna ┐ erca co Midir. dobert do a mnai ┐ an eruic conauttaig .i. toc[h]ur dar Mōin L., BB 353a38 = Dinds. 3 . teora eirce (.i. eneclann ┐ dire ┐ aithgin), Laws iii 26.17 . cetheora eirca ... aithgin ┐ dire, tairgille ┐ enecland i 258.25 . Esp. of price paid to his kindred for a man slain, wer-geld (cf. eraic graece erciscunda diuicio communis rei , O'Mulc. 415 ): eiric .i. coirpdire .i. iarna ecaib, Laws v 514.4 Comm. doratad eric a athar o claind Morna do Find RC ii 90.35 . lán-éraic a athar do thabairt dó, ib. l. 17 . fearand Osraige a n-eraic Etersceoil romarbsad Laigin as an eric for E. whom the Leinstermen had killed RC xxiv 186.18 . ní thuc duine reomum-sa éiric án duine domuirfí- [de] a cath no one ever before me paid eric for a man slain in battle Acall. 6165 . tangamar d'iarraid eirice ar n-athar ortsu 6155 . d'iarraid éiricce a senathar 7085 . ag íarruidh érca ar C. san gnímh sin BCC § 222 . éiric do ghabháil a [= i] marbhadh duine, Keat. i 66.10 . G. ... do marbhadh go tegmaiseach d'aon buille ga....sé ba ┐ sé fichitt do thabhairt ina éraic iarsin FM 1400 (iv 768.9) .

(d) in general compensation, return (for something done or suffered): ragaidh éric duit ann .i. comhaitte friumsa for nimh, Buile Ṡ. 146.23 ; 150.21 . nemh uaimsi ... | da gach énnech mar éraic BNnÉ 286.16 . i n-é.¤ in return for, in requital for; offsetting: i n-éaraic a aithrighe as reward for his repentance Dán Dé vi 32 . i n-éaruic mo chean to counterbalance my sins xi 10 . a n-éruic mar do chennchadur sin Mac Dé in return for having bought Maund. 78 . an tAltus do radh fo tri gach lai an fedh beir at bethaidh a n-eraic ar licis tort de gan radh BCC § 217 . ag iarruidh maithemhnuis air a n-éuruic fhola mo thigherna Iosa, Parrth. Anma 356.4 . Cf. tabhair dhamh a Dhé nimhe | cungnamh th'éarca d'aithrighe, Dán Dé xxii 18 .