óthá, (ótá)

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Forms: atá

prep. orig. ó+ataa, atá (3 s. pres. of subst. vb.) ` from [where] is ' = from ; used to indicate the nearer limit of a space (series, etc.), always folld. by a complementary prep. or prep. phrase (co, corrici) with the further limit. O. Ir. Glosses offer no evidence regarding the case taken by the prep.; dat., accus. and possibly nom. all appear in later texts; see Bechbretha 100 . Obsolete by end of Mid.Ir. period. huatha `ipse' conrici `sapit' (= from where `ipse' stands to `sapit'), Ml. 114a17 . hothá `beatus uir' usque `non sic', 15c2 ; cf. Wb. 15a22 (óthá). otha `beatus' corrici `domine', Mon. Tall. § 31. Cf. Hib. Min. 4.121 ; 12.389 . ótha crích Drommo Nit cu glais Tamlachtae, Thes. ii 238.8 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). adám [= óthám] berrad com bonnaib from my head to my feet, TBC-LL¹ 4710 . oda [= óthá a] berrad coa bonnaib, 4736 = o a bearradh, St. ótá in corthair airtheraig . . . co airther tiri T., LL 232a34 , cf. 43 ( TTr. 1112 , 1118 ). ótha muru na Trói corici scuru na nGréc, TTr. 1045. otha Beneuento gusin Róimh, Fl. Earls 246.8 . trícha ríg . . . óthá Lugaid co Diármait, RC xvi 411 y . cech rig dib ato Fhorann Cingcris co Forann Nectenipus, LB 119b27 .