4 alt, altae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 4 alt, altae or dil.ie/3019

n Perh. substantival use of participles of ailid, but form and inflexion unclear: Lug mac Ethlend alt cen meirg fosterling(?), LL 1150 . techt i ndāil alt nUlad, TBC² 2460 = techt in-dáil ailt Ulad, TBC 3270 . ni h-iarsma aen mháthar na aen alta `fostering', MR 144.15 . Findhabair cland Luigdeach Lagdha / bean alta Breagh gusin mbrigh (apparently nurse of Brí; cf. Met. Dinds. iv 218. 1-4 ), Ériu x 78 § 20 . altai droch-rún derchoblid / gossa dubrúin banmassa, LU 6175 ( TBC² 1691 ). ? sceó slechtfa ailtu tairbirt fo mám Etarcomol, 5687 (TBC). mor n-anrud ┐ n-ailti scions, heroes(?), Anecd. ii 54.8 . imruidhedh ┐ imaorad n-ailte (nalti v.l.) ┐ n-anradh, 50.7 . alt .i. oileamhuin, O'C. 969 (H 3.18, 416) perh. simply gloss on pret. 3 s. of ailid.