éthech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éthech or dil.ie/20843

Forms: ethich, n-eithig, eithchi, eithigh, éithigh

n o, n. later m. ( ZCP xiii 102 ) a false oath, perjury, lying: ind ethich (gl. periurii) Ml. 36a22 (g s.). fri ethech, fri gúforgal, SR 4846 . gubreithemnus ┐ gufiadnuisi ┐ gufoirgill...┐ ethuch i coitcenn, Laws i 56.3 Comm. dodechatar dia lugu i n-éithiuch do P. = venerunt periurare volentes Todd Lect. v 54.7 (= i n-etheuch, Trip. 180. 23 ). gan étheach fo mionnaibh Maodog not to swear falsely by BNnÉ 261.2 . nech tober a cheli ind-eithech, Ériu vii 156.23 (= qui ducit alium in periurio 185 ). With tongid: nib ard a guth, ni thoe eithech, LL 360 marg. inf. nech dothoing ethech...fo cethar-lebrai soscelai, Ériu vii 156.20 . in té tothoing ethech tria ainfis, 156.24 (= qui ductus est in periurio ignorans 185 ). With do-beir: ar an éithioch doradsad, TFrag. 148 . co tugadar a n-eitheach an uair aderit, etc., that they have lied in saying Maund. 118 . ní thiobhruidh tú h'éitheach, Matthew v 33 . With do-gní: dogni ethech air .i. dogni gō for a ceile swears falsely against him Laws v 360.8 Comm. ma rufestar bas n-ethech acht dagni ar...chomitecht, Ériu vii 156.26 (= qui vero suspicatur quod in periurio ducitur tamen iurat per consensum 185 ).

[lámh] Ciarain do tabairt a n-eithech swearing falsely by the hand of C. Ériu vi 160.29 . Keat. iii 819 .

Attrib. gen.: cech oen dogní luga n-eithig , Three Hom. 4.28 = LB 24b60 . RC xx 12.6 . budh luighi eithigh tuc in fear, Ériu vi 160.18 (= l. eithchi , 159.16 ). an te dobheir mionna eithigh , Luc. Fid. 59.9 . do lucht an éithigh , Tim. i 10 .