immechtar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. immechtar or dil.ie/27819
Last Revised: 2013

n o, n. extremity, outside, end: imechtar .i. forcend, O'Dav. 1085. cimas a cima .i. im[m]echtar lignorum , O'Mulc. 226. oicsi du imæchtur talman gl. prope in ultimo terrae sitae, Ml. 78c2 . a mmedón in domuin ... ┐ assa immechtraib gl. intus et foris, Tur. 72. i n-imechtur in dúnaid, LU 5535 (= a n-imechtair, TBC-I¹ 1053 ). drochet ... ard a medón isli a dá n-imechtar, LU 2149. co tugdais leo gabla oir asa n-imechtair, BB 497b27 . ro ṡínset ... do techt i n-imechtur Espaine `they set out to march into the outskirts of Spain,' CCath. 2391. loch Lephind do shoúdh hi fuil, atar la cách com bo páirte cró amhail scumha a imeachtair `so that it appeared to all that it was particles of blood like lights [of animals] externally,' AFM i 502.1 .

In phrase cuing immechtair outer yoke (of oxen yoked in ploughing): sithremir cuing n-imechtair cechtair a dá lurgan, BDD² 350. an t-uaithne ba lugha díbh ba commór re cuing n-imeachtair, Acall. 1300. mar cuing n-imeachtair | rothuill mallachtain, BS § 45 (here stands for `outer ox ... (who) had to bear the brunt of the work and of the blows,' Ed.'s note). i.¤rind all around the outside (?): inmechtarrindi gl. canti , Études Celt. xxii 217-18 .