1 apach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 apach or dil.ie/3857

Forms: apaigi, abbaige, abach

n o, [n.] n p. apaigi, Rawl. 74a29 etc. g p. abbaige, LL 242a12 . abach, TTebe 4786 . ? Vn. formation from *ad-bong-. Cf. Vendr. Lex. (abach).

(a) corpse, remains: anad acinn a.¤ treththoll-sa Thid, TTebe 3462 . ro tog-si araile aenabach fencbel, CCath. 4098 . d'iarraid apaigh (apaicch v.l.) mairb eiccin, 4085 . na habaighi ┐ na cuirp cirrthi, 2133 . ro lobhsatt apaighe (apaicche v.l.) na n-ech- radh, 3483 . cnamha a n-apaige, 3972 . do corpaib rig ┐ d'apaighib saerchlann, 4013 . imad na n-apaigi .i. cuirp na fírcharut, LB 155b13 . guba na con . . . ac urnuidhi áir ┐ abaige, Celt. Rev. ii 310.21 . Compd. ¤-thrúag: arracht adbalcrom aighedhghorm abachtruagh . . . énchaillighi pitiful and corpselike(?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.9 .

(b) entrails (cf. 2 fobach): a mboi d'abach ┐ d'ionathar, TBC St. 914 . uchtclar a carpait rea bruinde ag congbháil a apaigh ┐ a inathair and, 3541 . daise do for n-apaigib, BDD² 863 . gur leig a habach ┐ a hionathur uile amach, Feis TC 1049 . do tairrngedh sé a a.¤ ┐ a inathar ass, St. Ercuil 2512 . gur bha lán an t-iomaire dá chrú ┐ dá abach ┐ dá bhréanionathar, PCT 523 . Perh. also: rotheas ana corpaib ┐ romet abaic inntib conach fagbad (sic) a toil acht ac mnaib a comcineoil, YBL 85b3 .

Either meaning would suit: la dethaig na n-apaigi 'ca loscudh, LL 404b22 . la drochthuth . . . na coland ic lobad ┐ la dethaig na n-apaige, TTr.² 1049 . do eirigh detach . . . dona abaichibh troga, Aisl. Tund. 97 § vi .

Cf. apaig.