immitecht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. immitecht or dil.ie/27875

n ā, f. (imb-in-techt) act of wandering about (in nomadic fashion) ?, ranging a territory ? : cain fri feda ┐ aes imitechta tar crich transltd. `transgressors of the boundary,' O'Dav. 1002. cuig airnile saerus fer nimitechta ar thighradhus na ninnile .i. cliath tascar do iadha[dh] riu, no berna do iadha[dh] riu, no cuibhrech in mil mana fetar a fasta ..., O'Curry 1714 ( 23 Q 6, fo. 17b ). ma ro bai [in mil] aidhthe acu (mad ro faoidhi aoidhchi ogaib v.l., O'Curry 2329 (< Eg. 88, fo. 25b )) ┐ do licset uathaib iar sin is aithgin inn, ┐ is do aes imtechta (sic) a cein fil sunn nomads from afar ?, O'Curry 1715 (<ib.). bla dam damgal, ocus imidecht, ocus imairgnechus, ocus arathar transltd. `in being driven,' Laws iii 266.13 , glossed .i. cid ar imtecht beid, 17 Comm. is aire do berar cetharda isin damh ar a beannachadh a recht, ┐ do gní imitecht ┐ imurcor don popal de dairi ┐ dithne na bú, O'D. 659 (< H 3.17 , col. 489 ) (? i.e. the possession of oxen facilitates wandering about). ? gell nimidechtad ... gell nimidechta ... Imidechtad cen imarach amuil irrub airtt (no rogart), O'D. 2215 (< Nero A vii, fo. 148a ). ? fretech, tagra occus imideacht im astad ai, Laws i 266.15 . forimtecht digla `setting out to avenge,' v 296.18 , glossed .i. fir-imitecht do, re digail an grisa n-imdergtha doberar air, 298.2 Comm. is éraise in rét in tserc | téit a héol cen immitecht, LU 3966 (Thurn. would translate `ohne Säumniss,' `ohne Umwege,' `direkt,' see SCC² p. 59 n. 147 ).

Smacht immitechta is glossed .i. urcraidi dála, ( O'Curry 1440 (< H 3.18, p. 643b )) `a fine for non-attendance at court ,' Plummer MS. notes, (? the absence from court in the case of smacht immidechta being due to the subject's nomadic life) : cach duine-caithe dosli cumul, cúic seoit a smacht imitechta, Laws i 270.11 Comm. cadead smachta athgabala ┐ imidechta a corus ae ? ... smacht imidechta im chinta ... nach cin cethra fofechar a mbruighrecht ... Bo a smacht imidechta otha .u. seotu go rigi da trian cumaile, O'Curry 1023 (< H 3.18, p. 431b ) (? i.e in the case of an offence entailing a fine of five `seds,' the extra fine for non-attendance is to the value of a cow). an commór atá an smacht urcraide dála o na cennaib ┐ o na meamraib. Ni commór itir, mar adeir bretha nemhid ar nis cutruma imitechta na fuigell .i. ni toibhgither smacht dona cennaibh gini toirsit a ndáil acht gabait im a riaraibh con do tisat frithriara provided they accept its rules until counter-rules come to them ?, O'Curry 1440 (< H 3.18 p. 643b ) (? i.e. the extra fine is not enforced in the case of the leader of a band perhaps on the ground that it would be unreasonable to expect him to leave his company leaderless).