aithgirra

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Last Revised: 2019

 

n f. (aithgerr) m. in: an t-aithghiorra, Maguires of F. § 88 .

(a) Of time, shortness, brevity : fa chend aithgirre ina dhiaidh sin in a short time after that, ALC ii 196.23 . táinig aithghiorra ar a laethibh, Maguires of F. 98 . cur mh'eág-sa i n-aithghiorra to hasten my death, Dánta Gr. 61.29 . ris an aithghearra céadna brevity, Corp. Astron. 36.5 .

(b) Of distance, short cut: an casán . . . ina bhfuil an aithghiorra, Desid. 3279 . an aithghiorra tré shlighidh na subhāilcedh dochum foirbhtheachda, Parrth. Anma 6284 . aithgiorra sliccedh (sic leg.), BNnÉ 229 § 135 . ro triall i n aithgiorra gacha conaire, AFM vi 2144.19 .

(c) Of words, abbreviation : do chur na mbriathar a n-aithghiorra, Carswell² 77.2678 .

Perh. also: do munadh luith ┐ lamhaigh ┐ gaisgidh ┐ aithiorach (.i. aithgherrach) gacha ceirde dó elements (?), BNnÉ 3 n.6 .