istech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. istech or dil.ie/29129

adv. (contracted form of isa tech into the house, opp. to immach into the plain) in, into (used after vbb. of motion, expressed or understood, and verbs of similar purport. In the earliest exx. the literal meaning is retained. Later it is clearly forgotten, see Fl. Earls 8.6 . Keat. ii 1021 , infra): Cothraige do thiachtain isteach i roibe, ACL iii 10.16 . co n-accatar Conall Cernach is' tech, ScM. § 15.2 . masa codhnach ruc in lenamh ar a muin i.¤ , Laws i 178.12 Comm. .i. istech, glossing crecce in: con nachat meise recce na crecce sech a mna they cannot sell or buy, Laws v 518.3 (recce is glossed .i. imach). dochúaid Ianothán i.¤ , SR 6129.

In general sense: do thabhairt araill dona tirib báttar ina n-acchaidh isteach `to bring over to their cause,' AFM vi 2076.18 . tiaghaid asteach ar bord loinge, Fl. Earls 8.6 . go dtáinig Brutus ... isteach orra `invaded them,' Keat. ii 1021. ionnus go dtiocfadh féin isteach 'na fhlaitheas air, TSh. 995. táinig an peacadh isteach san domhan, 2411 . iar ndol isteach i dteagh dhó, 9840 . In reference to Heaven (cf. istig): siur do imthigh an t-iul glan | nar ghabh iul timchil as teagh `who took the clear path and no round-about one,' PBocht 13 § 7.

do-icc istech comes to pass, comes to an end: muna thí an tairngire isteach, DDána 97 § 31. mo ré go dtí is-teagh, PBocht 5 § 50. an dtiocfa is-teach ar thairngir ... naomh fíréanghlan, Measgra D. 54.85 . Cf. ní lot cell ní hintinn uilc | do gherr laithe in óig orduirc | acht a la i.¤ ar dtoigheacht, O'Gr. Cat. 381.8.

do-bheir isteach passes, spends: an drong do-bheir a naomh-uidhe isteach fá chuing riaghalta those who pass their holy career, TSh. 8657. dá fhichid lá isteach go dtug, DDána 6 § 19.

téit istech ar attacks: tug amus ar a chorrán ... agas do-chuaidh asteach ar Thomás, Gadelica i 127. 564 (PCT). ba deacair teacht asteach i gcéill air to contend with him in wisdom?, Ó Bruad. i 52.16 .

cuirid istech air opposes: seachain bheith aig cur asteach air uachtaránaibh, De Imit. 38.9 .