Cite this: eDIL s.v. indala or


Forms: indar(n)a, indala, indala, indal[a], indala, fándara, indara, in dara, indara, an dara, indara, indarna, an dara, indala, n-ái, indalanai

pronom Mid. Ir. indar(n)a. (def. art. + ala). Indeclinable. Proclitic. In O. Ir. lenites and nasalizes in the same instances as the article (but cf. indala mmod, Ml. 45b11 (mod, though usually neut. elsewhere, is masc. in O.Ir. Glosses ; facs. is very blurred at this spot) and see GOI § 241.3 ) : n. fem. indala chiall, Ml. 56b31 . indal[a] chlas, 138d1 . g. masc. indala ḟir, BDD² 1046. d. fándara chuing, TBC-LL¹ 3379. a. indara n-ingin, Trip.² 1155. In later language prefixes h- to initial vowels without distinction of gender or case : n. in dara holc, PH 7774. indara hádbar, 7741 . an dara huair, DDána 81 § 9. g. indara hairecht, Acall. 400. indarna hingen, 4134 . an dara hinghine, DDána 55 § 4.

one (of two) ; less often, the other (of two) ; later, the second: dídnad dondala lucht et troscud dond lucht ailiu `that the one set should be consoled and that the other set should fast,' Wb. 16c20 . issí indala gobél inso dom immuirc `this is one of the two straits that constrain me,' 23b36 . fiadach lassandala lín ┐ tír frecur ceill lassin lín n-aile, Ml. 137c1 . tosach indala sailm, 27d2 . fristairissetar .i. bite in n-irgail chuimlin friu dundala leith `on the other side,' 47c3 . tairis-sem indala rainne cen diall `the persistence of one of the two parts without declension,' Sg. 74b7 . indala fiacail airthir a chinn one of the two teeth in the front of his head, Thes. ii 248.9 . no slocad indala suil conna roched corr inna chind. Dotéirged indala n-aí immach commeit chori cholbthaigi, LU 3261 - 2 . in tech, indala leth de crín ┐ araile úr one side ... the other, Lat. Lives 11.6 . indala rand dibh la mac n-Imair, ind rann n-aile la Sichfrit, AU i 410.9 . Ia ... iss ed indara hainm déc ō ndingarar Crīst one of the twelve names, Corm. Y 750. ar is hé ro alt in dara n-ingin one of the two girls, Trip.² 1155. frisíndle in coin cona díb lámaib .i. dobeir indara láim dó fri ubull bragat in chon, LU 5012. dorécaim comrád eter da echlaig díb. Fírbriathar, ar indara echlach, is maith fer ... Maith omm, bar araile, TBC-LL¹ 117. isindara lo(gh) deighinach don re ... isindara cet ló don re the last day but one ... the first day but one, O'Curry 1862 (< 23 P 3, fo. 20a ). Nicomet in dala fer dec boi oc cungnam le Ísu one of the twelve men ..., PH 2803. ro-labair in dala crochaide boi mar-oen fri hIsu ... Do-frecair in dala crochaide one of the two ... spoke ... the other answered, 2883 . atracht Ísu in dala fecht a second time, 2638 . ised fa betha dó ... .i. lethad baisi d'aran ... eorna indara la every other day, ZCP vi 286.10 . cid inmain la diabul cech peccad, is é so in dara peccad is annsa lais for bith ┐ in peccad ele ... one of the two sins, PH 7437. an dara fear as fearr baí do Dhál cCais, AFM ii 1098.12 . in dara apstal déc i n-urd apstal `the twelfth ...,' PH 1455. in cet mod ... in dara mod, 7323 . Doire d'éirghe an dara huair that Derry arose a second time, DDána 81 § 9. na ríg ... isindarna leith ... ind rigna ... isind leith araill, LU 8403. Cellach ... for cuairt Connacht don darna cor `for the second time,' ALC i 106.22 . gab ... indarna cenn don ḟi[d]chill take one side of the board, Acall. 7435.

Used substantivally before gen. of 3 pl. pron.: indala n-ái . Invariable. n- may be due to analogy of cechtar n-aí, see GOI § 491. one of the two: indalanai gl. alterutrum, Sg. 22a2 . ci atbela indalanái ni epil alaill, 30a3 . is dochu indalanái oldaas anaill `one of the two is likelier than the other,' Wb. 4b24 . togu indalanái ... damnad alaili `to choose one of the twain ... to condemn the other,' 4c13 . indala n-ai brat úaine impe. Alaili brat corcra, LU 3285. indaranai is laithe lan/araile is adaig imlan, SR 19. ni ro chotlaiset a dá súil ríam acht indala n-ai oc aire a ingine, ZCP iii 5 § 13.

indala sar one of you: bíeid celldach hi cill indala sar cu bráth, Trip.² 1838.

indara de one of the two (de=prep.+neut. s. pron. cf. nechtar de, s.v. nechtar): roḟóidusa ... indarade do chuindchid mo ṡethar dam `one of the twain,' TTr.² 1767.