arathar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. arathar or dil.ie/3967

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(a) plough: a.¤ .i. ab aratró .i. ōn trebad, Corm. Y 46 . dam timchill arathair plough-ox? 209 . cecht arathair, O'Mulc. 205 . leis dorata na Gaill fon a.¤ , AU i 528.16 . fortacht co ndeithbire t(h)imceall arathair (in a list of actions for which there is no penalty), Laws v 486.22 . bla dam . . . a.¤ , iii 266.14 .i. cid fon a.¤ beit uair feidm nach a.¤ adubramar romaind, 19 Comm. cach duine dada (diatá) dam isin a.¤ at the plough, 270.5 Comm. re arathair ploughing time, O'C. 423 (H 3.18, 231b). geim daim arathair tria aibni / tairgne tarathair atidli, IT iii 77 § 45 . cét n-a.¤ ag frithalum a tigi, Aen. 1726 . atconnarc iiii arathru anair- dheas, Thr. Hom. 68.26 . cécht na n-a.¤ , TTr.² 1488 . a n-iarrnaigi . . . arathair, TTebe 1277 . na cethri harathair, Thr. Hom. 70.6 . gan a.¤, gan trealamh, MR 102.9 . ? As quasi-vn. ploughing: a.¤ in domnaigh, Arch. iii 241 § 8 .

(b) ploughing equipment, wainage: cethramthu arathair lais—dam, soc, brot, cennos(e), Críth Gabl. 95 . bí[i]t dí baí .x. leis, leth n-arathair, 158 . erna arathair, Laws v 390.23 .i. soc ┐ coltor ┐ brod, 392.10 Comm. tir da .uii. cumal aigi do thir, a.¤ co n-a fedhain techta . . . aigi a plough with its proper appliances (? team of oxen, see fedain), 32.6 Comm. a.¤ cona fedain techt[a] .i. .iiii. doim, ar is forra d'ḟacaib Patraic bendachtain, O'C. 325 (H 3.18, 179a) = O'D. 1953 ( Add. 4783, 7d ).

(c) tillage, ploughland(?): for fairchi in arathair thís, Fél. 72.22 . ag dul d'fius a arathair, TFrag. 16.20 . dun .i. terra, a.¤ fri don, gortt for don, O'Mulc. 320 .