íchtar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. íchtar or dil.ie/27162

Forms: iachtair, n-íchtar, ichtar

n o, n., later m. the lower part, the bottom, the furthermost part: í.¤ .i. ic-tīr .i. ic talmain, Corm. Y 779. in pars benar a hichtur ind lithe `the particle that is cut off from the bottom of the half ..., Thes. ii 254.3 (Stowe M.). i n-ichtur aetheris ┐ i n-ochtur aeris `in the lower part aetheris ...,' 22.38 (Bcr.). ni dechaid in cloch a n-i.¤ the stone did not sink, Trip. ii 448.1 . i n-í.¤ in mórlocha, Fél.² lxii § 9 . co tarla indní bai ina hi.¤ co mboi for a hoachtar (of a cave), Anecd. ii 57.16 . uma a ichtur ┐ iarnd a uachtur, Laws v 412.31 Comm. cinnas boí thís a híchtur ł a huachtur túas (of a pillar in the sea), LU 1927. ro gabastár a úathroic ... fria fri móeth-ichtur a medóin (of the body), 6421 . lassar dermár ... Dub a íchtur. Derg a medón ┐ a uachtor, 2147 . leagar lib-si earra ocus ichtara bar n-eirriud `the skirts of your clothing,' MR 176.y . í.¤ remur in tṡlinnéin `the fat underside of the shoulder,' Metr. Dinds. i 26.176 . fial in tempuil ... ota a uachtar co a hí.¤ , PH 3365. co mbaidhedh an long ... a n-í.¤ an aigein, Stair Erc. 1431. i nn-ichtur in carbaid, TTebe 2363 . eoin íochtair na fairrge the furthermost parts of the sea?, DDána 98 § 3. a n-í.¤ na huama `in the bottom of the cave,' Stair Erc. 2024.

Attrib. gen. lower, hinder: indeoin, ... .i. in cloch iachtair `the lower stone,' Laws 1 140.18 Comm. a athbro ichtair, IT iii 91.13 . co ngergoibfiaclaib ichtair, 102.3 .

íar (later ar) n-íchtar below, at the bottom: stíall ar chapur hé íar n-íchtur ┐ tugi slinded íar n-úachtur, LU 10122. gus in cris coidligi catha ar n-i.¤ , MR 300.2 . trí troighthi ina lethet iar nuachtar ... ┐ troigh iar n-i.¤ (of a fence), Laws iv 76.9 Comm. iascc ... iaidsidhe o a n-imlindaibh ier n-iochtair (of mermaids), Leb. Gab.(i) 204.24 . co leictis dib sis ... co grian ┐ go ganem nglasruad ar n-i.¤ , TTebe 1967 . as íchtar from below: rabadar drem dib 'ca togail ┐ 'ca tollad asa hi.¤ , TTebe 4106 .

Used of a country or territory, the northern part: Clann Donnchada du teiched fa Culmail ┐ fo ichdur Tiri hOilella, Ann. Conn. 1388 § 2. i n-íochtar Laighean `in North Leinster,' Ir. Review 1912, 378 § 8 . Frequent in place names, see Onom. ichtar used for ` north ,' ITS xiv diagram facing p. 94 and passim.

Compds. a n-ichtardescerdach `the right lower (particle),' Thes. ii 255.11 (Stowe M.). a n-ichtarthuaiscerdach `the left lower (particle),' 10 .