aithrech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aithrech or dil.ie/2769

adj (See Ped. i 134 , Vendr. Lex.). Always as predicate with copula. In Old Irish in two constructions.

(a) With copula and inf. pron.: nipadnaidrech a ndurairngert gl. sine penitentia enim sunt dona . . . Dei `what he has promised he will not repent of', Wb. 5c9 . is bæs intan dungni nech olc issid na.¤ fuchetoir, Ml. 90d12 . issinn a.¤ . . . a ndoringénsam risin fer we regret what we have done, TBFr. 245 . an sruith ruglan in conair / dīa domnaig badid n-aithreg he repented of it, ZCP iii 228.19 . batin aithrig is tír thall, Ériu i 68 § 3 . ? ropsam a.¤ isin ngním-sin, PH 702 . Exceptionally: intan as a.¤ ní du thabairt gl. quique mota sententia largiendi auertunt etc. lit. when it is regret? (`when he repents of giving some- thing'), Ml. 93a23 .

(b) With copula and prep. LA: nipa aidrech lib a fulang ye will not regret having suffered them (troubles, 2 Thess. i 5 ), Wb. 25d9 . ní aidrech limm quod scripsi gl. non commisceri, 9b20 . nírbu a.¤ limsa, 16b6 . rap a.¤ leis a marbad, LL 287a45 . a.¤ lim-sa . . . mo deoraidecht, LB 134a19 . biaidh aimsir bhus aithreach libh `a time when thou wilt regret', TD 21.12 .

In more general construction: bid a.¤ a coll chid iartain, IT i 70.11 (Lg.) asbert in ben ropad a.¤ ind ḟáboll. Dolotar cammae `their going would make them rue', Im. Brain § 63 . bid a.¤ ón is iasacht `ye shall rue loan and lending', Met. Dinds. iii 454.68 . menbad athber co nathlech / ni bad a.¤ ar comol, Ériu v 210.47 ( LL 14475 ). gan bheith le Dia is ann bhus aithreach, Dán Dé x 27 . With prep. DO: aithreach dhamh nach dearna mé / toil Íosa . . ., Dán Dé xiii 6 . as edh ón ná ba a.¤ do Coin-bretan `of this C. had no reason to repent', RC xxiv 48 § 5 . go ndearna . . . taom budh aithreach dá aigneadh `deed of which his heart might repent', TD 17.59 . Compar.: ni dernus ríamh gníomh as aithrighe lem ina sin `which I more repented than that', Ériu v 198.616 .