esbadach

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adj o-ā (esbaid)

(a) wanting, lacking, deficient: in Laws, Comm.: mad esbadach ní do fleid if any portion of the feast be deficient Laws i 126.28 . cen cumad esbadach acht in aenmad rann fichit dib though but the one and twentieth part should be deficient in them iii 362.13 . aithgin i[n] neich is esbadach `compensation for whatever is deficient' 460.27 . in tan as chutrumma sesid...is esbadach don chundrud, Cóic Con. 19 § 11 . With ar: is leth-eneclann is esbadach aire `lost to him' Laws v 164. 9 . With ó: cuitig airm is esbudach uathu, iii 510.19 . is easbadach a leth-eniclann uad, v 50.29 ; 34 z ; 164.3 . an phian easbadhach pain of deprivation TSh. 2044 (contrasted with p. ghníomhach, 2025 ). Incomplete, imperfect: a ní iomlán...a ní easbhadhach, 1 Corinth. xiii 10 . sí uime dob easbhadhach, TD 24.7 .

(b) defective, deprived, damaged: cia ro thomail ní don uig easbadhaigh ? (of a partly-eaten egg) MR 24.21 = FDG 178 v.l. cona terna acht aonchath easbadhach `one shattered battalion' AFM ii 1098.18 . RC xviii 173.15 . ba hesbadhach Goill ┐ Gaoidhil `suffered great losses' (in battle) AFM iii 388.5 . vi 1986 . nó in áoinní dob esbhadhach aitherrach 'or any thing which might be otherwise notoriously defectiue' (w.r.t. religious practices etc.) Ériu xv 126 § 15 .

(c) injured, disfigured: ó a mbeith ainmheach easbhadhach, ML 144.4 . go rabhadar taoibh ┐ ochta ┐ aighthe ┐ easnach go heasbhadhach aca on iomghuin, 138.13 .

(d) needy, in want: na druinge bhíos easbadhach = egentium TSh. 4667 . an bocht ┐ an t-easbhuidheach, Psalms xxxv 10 . don duine chráite ┐ don e.¤ , lxxxii 3 . do scrios an bhoicht... agus a neasbhuighidh, Proverbs xxx 14 .

(e) in wider sense lonely, forlorn: ra adlaicsed [an bantrachta] curpu a carad ┐ a cæmceilead ┐ dochuadar...da tigib co cæinteach easbadach, TTebe 4919 .