achtáil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. achtáil or dil.ie/212

n g s. ¤ id. (Lat. actuālis) the active life (as oppd. to teöir the contemplative life): in choss is hé óis a.¤ et ind laám is hé óis a.¤ as máa alailiu `the foot is the practical folk and the hand is the practical folk who are more than others', Wb. 12a23 . an aibill teora ┐ achtail (of St. Gregory), ZCP xii 368.3 . dá dagthodail do Dhia actáil ┐ teoir, Thr. Ir. Gl. 15.38 . deocain .i. da cain aige .i. cain re teeoir ┐ cain re n-a.¤ . . . actualis uita . . . , Laws v 22.12 Comm. = O'Dav. 4 . beth . . . cin actail cin deoir, O'Don. 2190 ( Nero A vii 132b ). an tanaisi (ecluis) taisilbter gnim gnies nactail narcend, 2192 (ib.). tri .l. ri teoir a máinchine . . . ┐ xl. ri achtail, Lism. L. 1018 . aiteoch friut in teeoir / aiteoch friut in n-achtāil (acctail, MS), ZCP, viii 232 § 3 .