árad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. árad or dil.ie/3934

Forms: áradh, arach

n o, m. áradh m., IGT Decl. § 11 , § 104 . Perh. vn. of ad-reith. See Vendr. Lex.

(a) ladder: āradh .i. rith nō rīad fri hā; ā .i. cech ard, Corm. Y 4 . Cf. arád .i. riad fri a ar as á cach nard ┐ í cach nisel, O'C. 83 ( H. 3.18, 63 ). ? fri arthu archathru / co domun dringthiar (.i. fri áradu na cathrach huaisle), RC xx 260 § 68 ( LU 894 . Cf. Celtica vi 228 ). it árid dogairter ut dicitur scale ɫ coeli s[un]t sancti , LU 899 . dobert . . . aradu arda ┐ dremireda do dul tar na muru, BB 442b51 . ac tabairt dremere ┐ arad frisna muru, Aen. 2216 . isin árud secht-ceimnech, PH 8010 . gach á.¤ rig nemh every ladder that reaches heaven, Ériu iv 236 § 9 . Elaid ind Araid `the Monument of the Ladder' (the golden ladder by which angels took Boetius to heaven), Fél. 258.27 . a fheartais araidh rung of a ladder, IT iii 85 § 84 . gurbo h-āradh re holc ┐ gurbo drēim re dīberg, ML² 1710 . slegha ar áth mar aradh `spears on a ford form a ladder(?)', Studies 1920, 418.6 . dréimire, fára, sdaighre, Eg. Gl. 210 . Fig. ar n-á.¤ firinni (of God), LU 1190 (ACC). amra á.¤ . . . d'ascnam flatha Maicc Maire (of Brigit), Thes. ii 328.7 (Hy. v). á.¤ clod cain reim radit bii (of a king), RC xx 44.24 (ACC) = arad cloth caín in réim riadait bí, LU 358 . ar isé á.¤ ┐ slabrad ┐ muince as tresseom do thabairt anma dune a hiffurn in biait, LL 278b26 . comadh arad fresgaphala doip dochum nime (of tower of Babel), Auraic. 2425 .

In plant name: Tapsia Iposilína .i. lus Oilella .i. arudh muiridh, Arch. i 334 § 31 . hasta regia .i. arudh Muiri, 335 § 78 .

(b) bier (cf. 2 árach): crand fedna collna .i. adbar in araidh .i. fuaith wood for carrying a corpse (i.e. for a bier), Laws v 482.27 ; 484.15 Comm. fuad .i. arad, Lec. Gl. 412 . eccla croinn áis an áraidh / eccla gábhaidh báis brónaigh (cf. crann fáis quick-set tree, P. O'C. ), Arch. iii 216 § 4 . croinn ghairthe le ngon tánaidh / áruidh chon d'aithle an ḟíadhaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 441 . dream do chinn crábhadh go hóg / nach sgirr fód go háradh iad, DDána 42.8 (`until death', n.).

(c) Some form of trespass. In exx. form varies between árad and árach. Thurn., ZCP xvi 204 , considers árad the better reading. Binchy, however, considers 'aradh' and 'araig' to be misspellings of 'árach' Celtica ix 165 : fothla tothla / tán án / aircsiu arad(?) (arach MS) / attrab follscud / foilluchta iadad, ZCP xvi 204.17 . duinecaithe tra imeathan tar tir do chéile .i. aradh ┐ aitrebadh, follscudh ┐ fothla . . ., Laws iv 98.17 Comm. = araig ┐ aitreb . . ., 146.16 Comm. na hedu sin isin cét feis . . . arach ┐ atrabh iar sin, 104.4 Comm. andilsi do flaithib fothla . . . aircsiu, arach, attrab . . ., ZCP xii 366.16 . Doubtful if same word as in (a) and (b).