ésca(e), éisce

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ésca(e), éisce or dil.ie/20410

Forms: æscæ, æscae, aesca, n-ésca, t-ésca, ésca, éisce, n-æscae, esca, escu, esca, aescai, æsci, escai, escai, éscai, ésci, ésci, ésca, esca, esga, eisci

n io, n., later m. nom. æscæ Bcr 33d5 . æscae Sg 61a26 . aesca Bcr 33b1 . (with art.) a n-ésca 3d . in t-ésca , CCath. 258 . ésca éisce IGT, Decl. § 2 . acc. (with art.) a n-æscae Bcr 33b18 . esca, MacCarthy 396. 12 = BB 48b9 . dat. escu Bcr 32a6 . esca PH 6988 . gen. aescai Bcr 3c . Thes. ii 40.32 . æsci 39.27 . escai 41.28 . AU 1023 . (with art.) ind escai . ib. éscai, CCath. 3942 . ésci Bcr 32a8 . CCath. 450 . (with art.) ind ésci PH 5072 . ésca LU 36a23 . esca BB 42b7 . esga 21b32 . eisci, CCath. 849 .

the moon: aesca bís com- matain os talam (gl. pernox luna) Bcr 33b1 . esga (gl. luna) Ir. Gl. 234 . cach mí aescai every lunar month Bcr 3c . grian gel...ocus esca SR 7917 . Arch. iii 242.14 . esca .i. aos-ca, ar atat aosa ili and o aon co trichait, Corm. Y 572 . do thoscélad aís ésci Bcr 32a8 . ercrai escai AU 1023 . CCath. 849 . mar ésga a n-am urdhubhuidh, Studies 1918, 453 . co tartsom grein ┐ esca friu (as guarantees), MacCarthy 396.12 = BB 48b9 . Keat. iii 588 (éasca).

pn As complimentary epithet: a éisgi derg os gach dhún IGT, Decl. ex. 88 . a éasga an einigh (to the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 5 . a éasga as ghloine ná an ghrian xxii 1 .