ancharae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ancharae or dil.ie/3441

Forms: áncharae, angcaire

n also áncharae and angcaire. m. in tanchara, LL 373d7 . No ex. of inflection in sg., nt in pl. (Lat. anachoreta, infl. by carae, see Vendr. Lex.) anchorite: ancarae . . . Laisrien a ainm, Mon. Tall. 155.3 (§ 67) . Cornan . . . anchore, 131.25 (§ 10) . Frossach anchore, Gorm. Apr. 11 and note. Marcillian is Madailb .i. anchoiri `an anchorite', Oct. 3 and note. Colman . . . .i. ancara boi i Connachtaibh, Anecd. ii 18.19 . quies Cinaeda . . . ánchara Herend, Ann. Inisf. 160.2 . ánchara eter anchartib, PH 880 . ānchara: clārt[h]ana, Arch. iii 307 § 25 . ancharait (ancarait, áncharait, ancharaid v.l.) imm ṡenPhól, Fél. Ep. 251 . escuip ┐ áncharait / uasail ┐ ailethraig, SG 367.21 ( LL 298b25 ). teora mili ancharat, LL 373c18 . d'immad a n-espoc ┐ a n-an[n]charut, Aisl. MC 105.23 . failte ar na sruthib ┐ ar na hanchardib mora-sa in choimded, PH 1904 . Aedh anchori décc, FM i 232.3 . giollacartaigh . . . canánach ┐ angcoire, iii 252.x = ancaire, Ann. Conn. 1230.12 . ab ┐ angcoire (of St. Fechín), RC xii 320 § 1 . angcaire nó dithreabhach, Eochairsg. 125.21 . Replaced by Lat. wd.: Ternoc anchoreta, Gorm. Feb. 8 . Constans, sacart ┐ anchoréta, Nov. 14.

Cf. ancair, anmcharae.