amgar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. amgar or dil.ie/3132

adj (1 gar) With unlen. -g-, TSh. Gloss ., cf. amhghar: adhbhar, TD 14.4 , DDána 1.4 .

(a) difficult, troublesome, distressful: amhghar dhamhsa an deónughadh, TD 14.4 . Compar. cás as amhghaire, Aithd. D. 45.8 . As predicate with pronominal subject distressed, miserable (? or as adv.): tú go cian ó chiontaibh Éabha / amhghar sibh ar son bhar ngaoil, Magauran 1484 . ámghar sinn dar ccrádh fan cclainn, Rel. Celt. ii 232.z . is amhghar atamaid anosa `we are in trouble now', ZCP vi 292.16 . Adv. ag sile déor . . . co hamhgar, Oss. v 134.10 . ? a.¤ thugsat achmusán `bitterly they began chiding', Ériu i 26.172 .

(b) As subst. o, m. difficulty, per- plexity, inconvenience; affliction, distress: gach amhgar da tarrla etir in imper ┐ R. disagreement , Fier. 13 . díoth orm is éigin orra / atú i n-amhghar eatorra `I am in a strait between the two', TD 44.4 . fuacht, teasbach, íota . . . ┐ gach amhgar oile, TSh. 517 . fil amhgar mór isin tír so .i. tuile cuiledh, BNnÉ 80 § 160 . mór n-amhghar, DDána 1.4 . méala an t-amhghar so d'fulang (`the grievance'), Misc. Celt. Soc. 364.z . tar éis an ámhgair úd, Mark xiii 24 . deth- frighidh a hamhgar `affliction', Jer. xlviii 16 . lúathghair- ighios fá amhgar `is glad at calamities', Prov. xvii 5 . In special constructions: tabhair don lucht bhias na amghar he `give it to the people who need it', Ériu v 138 § 125 . do dhearlaic sibhsi . . . / tré bheith 'na n-amhghar oruinn / do dhá ghoirmdhearc dhamhsa am dhall. . . . , Studies 1921, 258 § 7 . With gar: gar fallsa amhghar Éabha `her deceptive gain meant trouble for Eve(?)', Aithd. D. 69.29 . gar is amhgar, PBocht 26.3 .