árc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. árc or dil.ie/3991

Forms: áirc, ārcc: trācht, háirce

n ā, f. Later also áirc (f., IGT Decl. § 14 ) (Lat. arca, see Thurn. Gramm. 573 . Vendr. Lex.). ārcc: trācht, SR 2601 . áirc (: báirc), TD 7.38 . g s. na háirce (: slánte, LL 17455 , : fáilte, DDána 107.23 ).

Coffer, chest: taisi . . . do chor i n-áirc baí 'arna himdenamh d'ór ┐ d'argatt (of a saint), FM i 404.11 . i n-a.¤ a anma, PH 7101 . ro-oslaicset a n-árccu (of the wise men), 7017 . airc na ttrī rīgh dodeachator d'aithreōss Críst, Fl. Earls 100.23 . co nár ibh daif a harcc n-aile (B. na f.), ZCP viii 102.10 = conasibh digh a leastur aile, Ériu ii 186.10 . ? crodh roimh an arc (prov.), Hard. ii 398.z . Of a coffin(?): mo comaid fri coimine / in tan focroilge a ar[c] (: barc) when his coffin lies under a grave(?), H 3.18, 19 marg. sup. = mo chuma-sa iar Cummīniu / ōn lō rofoilgedh a ārc (: bārc) `da sein Leib zugedeckt worden ist', Bruchst. 41 § 5 . donn ainech do bodba bairc / cruimgel is [a] tond fri hairc, O'Mulc. 595 .

Ark of the covenant: in nél nobith immun aírc, Ml. 83a4 . hí coimtecht inna árcae, 82d1 . ind arcc testemain, SR 4188 , Celtica iv 32.436 . co nderntais . . . in n-airc t., BB 241b8 . ar cenn na hairce, SR 6667 . ré háirc Ndé bhí, Desid. 3921 . an Áirc . . . cona taiscedhaib, Maund. 80 . treabh Leui, an Airc 'na brataigh mar shuaitheantas, Keat. iii 1997 . Of Noah: a hairc mic Laimiach tuca[d] artus (expl. of name Baircne), O'Dav. 242 . o rolínad ind arc, SR 2509 . lucht na hairce, 2606 . co toracht in n-aircc, 2571 . do bennaich Nái in áircc, Ériu v 49.8 . sáer na háircci, 49.1 . roairis in áirc iar ternam o dhilinn, Marco P. 4 .

Fig. of a person: a airc an reachta (of Blessed Virgin), Parrth. Anma 3959 .

Cf. 3 arg.