oegaire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oegaire or dil.ie/33508

Forms: ugaire, augairi, oegaire, áegaire, augaire, ughairi, ucairibh, aodhaire

adj io,m. n s. ugaire, Ml. 96d1 , cf. 45b23 . g s. augairi, 100b16 . Mid.Ir. oegaire: áegaire, LU 1752. augaire, Laws i 104.8 . d s. ughairi, ii 420.18 Comm. n p. -e, -i, -da; d p. ucairibh, Laws ii 420.17 Comm. Mod. aodhaire (aogh-).

A shepherd; occas. used of a herdsman (buachail): gl. pastor, Ml. 45b23 , 96d1 , 100b16 . aegaire cairech, Lat. Lives 49 y = aegairi, Trip. 16.29 . augaire (.i. bis ac gairi oi .i. na cairech), Laws i 104 x , 105.8 . aedhaire ag na cairib; buachall ag na buaib, iv 86.2 Comm. scailfidir in tret . . . immon n-oegaire, SR 7716. rop imecul in trét, uair ni boí a n-oegaire oca n-imchomet, PH 6723. batar na hoegaire . . . oc ingaire a trét, LL 282b36 . na hoegaireda, PH 7180 (= herdsmen). nach bíodh buachaill ag boin ná aodhaire ag tréid, Keat. iii 3031. oilen ina cúala aeguridhedh [leg. -idh?] ac timain eallaig, Maund. 157 = buachailli, Eg. a bfocair aodhairedh na muc swineherds, BNnÉ 292.6 . na háodhaire, Isa. xiii 20. ao- dhaireadha, Gen. xlvi 32. na háodhuirighe, Jerem. x 21.

Fig. aegairi in e[i]ch cranda `the warder of the wooden horse' (of Sinon), Aen. 449. dā oegaire thairisi na heclaisi, PH 1933. aegaire Banba, LL 139b14 . aodhuire muigh[eadh] Mumhan, A. Ó Dálaigh lii 25. Íosa . . . ar n-oeguiri, Ériu iv 118.10 .