aithrige

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aithrige or dil.ie/2782

Forms: aithirge, aitrigi

n , f. Us. aithirge in O. Ir., but note aitrigi, Cambr. Hom., etc. infra. Vn. of ad-eirrig, Ped. ii 593 (cf. aitherrach). aes na aithirge, Thes. ii 255.9 (Stowe Miss.).

(a) act of doing penance; penance, repentance in religious sense: aithirge Duaid, Ml. 32c6 . act ranglana tre athirgi, Wb. 30b19 . tre aithirgi, 14c19 . precept athirge . . . nipiam fri aithirgi, 30b17 . intí adeirrig tre precept do is preceptóir side iar n-aithirgi, 22c2 . i ppennit ┐ aitrigi, Thes. ii 247.9 (Cambr. Hom.). ó aithrigi, 3.34 (Aug. Cr.). íar n-athirge íar ṅglanchobais, SR 4392 . ceith dichrai a ndaithrigi `however fervent their penitence', Mon. Tall. 134.12 (§ 20) . in creitisi aithrigi iar peccad? Trip.² 1144 . aithrighe .i. is é in cétna heirgi dib fo baithis ┐ is i in ergi tanaise iar pennuid ┐ íc, O'Dav. 3 . aés atrige lere penitents , LU 2158 . fri h-aithridhe do Dia, Anecd. i 40.13 . fear mh'aithrighe such a penitent as I, Dán Dé vi 13 . Ruaidhri . . . do éc a n-aithrigi iar senordh- acht, RC xvii 367.5 (Tig.). Gormlaith . . . ina sendacht iar n-aithrighi quievit , 386.31 (ib.). gabh it olcaibh aithrighe, Aithd. D. 69.27 . an mhuinntear nach coimhlíonann na breatha aithrighe, TSh. 4002 . do-gní a.¤ repents: ní cumcat aithirgi ndo denum, Ml. 23a5 . trisangnetis aithirgi, 2 . dogni aithirgi, 16c10 . dianderne aithrigi dó `if thou show penitence to him', Mon. Tall. 142.6 (§ 37) . go ndearnar aithrighe, Aithd. D. 70.31 .

(b) In non-religious sense act of repenting (of), regretting: gním ind aithirge `repentance is action', Sg. 137b10 . nach duine dobera a gell . . . ┐ danic a.¤ de who repents of it after- wards, Laws v 422.12 . ar aithrighe leo tiachtana because they were sorry they had come, Anecd. ii 56 § 18 . dogníat aithrigi ndó dond[chl?]es doriṅgénsat fris they apologised to him for the trick they had played on him, TBFr. 279 .

Cf. aithrech.