etegail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. etegail or dil.ie/20778

 

Forms: etechail, eteagaili

adj I Winged, able to fly: etechail (gl. volucer) Ir. Gl. 1066 .

II Flying, fluttering: na cumgat etigal la henu a parrthus, ZCP iv 235 n. 19 . comtar ecnáig a thruim ┐ a glainene for ettegail dar commur a chraes ┐ a bráget `flying over the junction of his gullet and his neck' RC xiv 404.4 ( LL 108a ). re himluad ┐ re hetegail os talmain do, TTebe 587 = Celt. Rev. vii 326 . lingid in copchalli uadib i n-aeor...boi dino re ḟota thuas for etegail LB 158b30 . ni fogeb conair dom thaig acht ma thias ar ettigail, RC xx 52 x . gen. in aquil so ro thuit ar scis eteagaili , TTebe 1241 . Cf. 1 etel(l)ach and 2 etel(l)ach.