Cite this: eDIL s.v. inchosc or


Forms: ionchosg

n o, m. vn. of in-coisig.


(a) act of signifying, indicating, denoting: do i.¤ nad tuicset filii israel rúna `to signify ...,' Wb. 15a29 . do i.¤ óencheillae `to signify a single conception,' Sg. 27b3 . do i.¤ uau apud latinos `to denote vau,' 7b20 . psalma do incosc morolusa, Hib. Min. 294. i[s] sail scribt[h]ar ig incosc na forbaide sin `it is `s' that is written to denote that accent,' Auraic. 1563. roscrib na briathra so ... do i.¤ ┐ do foillsigud in tasta spirdalta fil dona noemaib, RC xlvi 233.21 . fogabar crepido hic i.¤ crich no cenfotha `marking out,' Lib. Hymn. i 66 gl. 2 .

(b) indication, sign, signification; instruction: ionchosg .i. munadh no teagasg, O'Cl. not inchoisc `a note of signification,' Sg. 3b17 . inna n-anmman inchoisc ceníuil `of the nouns which signify family,' 28b4 . incosc do ealathun g[nathacha] `instruction in the usual sciences' (viz. what is due from a fosterfather to the son of an aire), Laws ii 154.3 . fir as caindell incoisc hi suithghernsa set `a proof which is a candle of demonstration, on the path of good lordship (?),' BCrólige § 58. trí indchoisc ordain do duine .i. sodelb, sáire, sulbaire, Triads 254. ro fer fros cruaidh cloichnechta ... ina íncosc cruais ┐ duire in maic ro gen ann as an indication of the hardness and sternness, IT ii2 96.7 (Alex.). iar na guin a n-i.¤ a choscair `zum Zeichen seines Sieges,' Alex. 791. meid ┐ inni ┐ i.¤ `quantity, quality and meaning,' Auraic. 673. dogní mo ghnuis i.¤ mo cheneoil my face shows my race, LB 279a45 . etargoire n-inchoisc hi persaind : unnse (.i. in fer), unnsi (.i. in ben) onnar (.i. i[n] nem) : etargoire in inchoisc persainni, me faden, tu faden, he faden, sinni fadesin inflection for the indication of person?, Auraic. 647 - 50 . is e int i.¤ co fester coich indsci `that is the denotation, that it might be known of what innsce it is,' 1905 . ionchosg ` instruction, doctrine ,' O'R.

(c) a wink, glance, sign: inchosc .i. in silliud no in fechain donither a focus, ut est cin sula do silliud ┐ inchosc .i. i foccus ┐ tairderc ... .i. in smétiud, O'Dav. 1141.

II As a grammatical term, the accusative case: in fer a i.¤ uathaid, inna firu a i.¤ ilair `its accusative sing. ... its accusative pl.,' Auraic. 1773. reim as ┐ ind malle, ut est, in fer .i. a ainmniugud ┐ a i.¤ ann malle `its nominative and its accusative are there together,' 799 .