íarthar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. íarthar or dil.ie/27086

n o, m. IGT Decl. p. 54.z .

(a) the back, the further part: in fili i n-íarthur in tige `in the back of the house,' Imr. Brain 47.19 . ... i n-aursain n-íarthair thige, Críth G. 217. tainic in nait[h]ir nemhnach a hiartar na huama ... co ndeilbh torathair o híartar co hóirther `issued from the depth of the cave ... of the appearance of a monster from head to tail,' Celt. Rev. vii 110. 20 - 23 . is a íarthur carpait ro lád co n-óenláim, LU 4813. bánsuile mora a n-i.¤ cind, Acall. 1871 n . do lár a grúade a hiathor a clocaind, LU 6455 ( a iarthor, TBC-LL¹ 2604 ). gherrus leth iarthair in duine ┐ dogní munterus fria n-aichthib `that bite the back parts of a man, while they pretend friendship to his face,' PH 7703. uacca ... da corp iar n-íarthur, oen chenn sair, AU i 188.7 . dorn leithet a crai a niarthur `a fist being the breadth of its fork behind' (of a pig), Laws ii 238.15 . glossed: .i. itir a da cois tona, 240.4 . Of the pelican: tré ghuin a iathair uasnaig (tre ghuin iathair asnaig, A IV 3, p. 640 ) | biathaid d'fuil in t-énach sain `from that wound within her opened breast ...' (? leg.: tré ghuin iathair a asnaig of the innermost part of her breast ?), O'Gr. Cat. 461.17.

(b) the west, the western part: is (leg. assa, Ed.) airthiur inda iarthur ┐ asa tuaisciurt inda deiscert from the east to the west of it and from the north to the south, Mon. Tall. 133.22 . bruden Da-Choca i n-īarthur Midi, ScM. § 1.10 . a n-i.¤ domain otha Greciae ┐ Sceithiae siar co hIndsi Orcc ..., TBC-LL¹ p. 722 n. 1 . rígan iarthair Elgga, 3109 . is rúam iarthair betha | Glenn dálach dá locha `the cemetery of the west of the world is multitudinous Glendalough,' Fél. Prol. 195. naim íarthair in domain dano i n-iarthur in tire cetna, LU 1973. fir ind iarthair ┐ ind fhunid, PH 5385. in locharnn loinnerdai ro inṡorchaig i.¤ mbetha .i. sanctus Patricius , ACL iii 8 § 2. iter in muir nIond iar n-airthiur ┐ muir nEig ar n-iarthur, TTebe 2605 . In pl., the western regions: Magh Foithin sna hIartharaibh `in the west,' Keat. ii 1838

the people living in the west: la hEoganacht Lacha Lein ... ocus la iartur Erend ar cena, Cog. 32.6 .

? By dissimilation, íathar: íathar, IGT Decl. p. 55.1 . fir tarla a mbun a mbríathar | d'í.¤ Banbha, IGT Decl. ex. 453 . is tréigthe ar iathaibh as fhearr | sléibhte iathair na hÉireann, DDána 74 § 43. Irrus iarthar innsi Fáil, O'Gr. Cat. 332.23. (iathar, MS.)

COMPDS. (íathar)-chró (cró fold, enclosure): ar feadh iatharchraoi Fhéidhlim, DDána 117 § 51. ¤desscert the south-western part: i cinn sleibi uraird Isper iarthairdeiscirt Afraicthi, IT ii2 108.18 . iartardesscert in domain o Easpain aníar, CCath. 116. ¤desscertach south-western: isin leth īarthardescertaig, MacCongl. 55.15 . ¤thuaiscert the north-western part: hi n-hUib Amalgada i n-iartartuasciurt Connact, Trip. ii 420.31 . oclaich ... na n-insi ┐ airir inn occiain fuineta ┐ iarthartuaiscirt an talman, CCath. 5373. The follg. exx., in spite of the inflexion of íarthar, may also belong here, the slender -r being modelled on exx. such as iarthairdeiscirt, IT ii2 108.18 , above, where it may be due to the quality of the initial d: da laím thidnaicthi ratha ... iarthair thuascirt in domain, TBC-LL¹ 3770. Brian mac Cenneitigh ... August iartair tuaisceirt Eorpa uile, AU i 532.17 .