tásc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tásc or dil.ie/40176

Forms: tásca, tásca, tháisg

n u,[? m.] vn. of *do-aissig (to-ad-sech) (to-fo-ad-sech-, Thurn. ZCP xv 336 ). g s. tásca, LU 8937 . n p. tásca, PH 6253 . ? Laws ii 60.23 Comm. Later also o, m. IGT Decl. § 96 . g s. tháisg (: fháisg), ex. 1741 . Dán Dé xxviii 8.

(a) In Laws Comm. notice, information about offences: fer ... dia tabuir tasc do chein `of whom a story is reported from afar,' Laws i 198.14 . tascc fir muintire `(give) notice to a man of the family,' ii 58.17 . ben conceil a forcur ... .i. na tabuir tasc, v 274.11 . acht mar forcaimi (leg. —caini ?) .i. in cedmuinter, no foreigmi .i. in adaltrach. In tasc bo dir doib do tabairt a ndul cucu ar eicin by weeping, in the case of the wife; by crying out, in the case of the concubine—the warning they should give when violated, H 3.18, 142 ( O'Curry 246 ). is dicumuic doibh naill act tasca, Laws ii 60.23 Comm.

(b) report, rumour, announcement: iar compert din spirad naob la tascc ind aingil the Annunciation, Mon. Tall. 127.12 . it é indisit na mor adamra ┐ na tásca airegdai do na dóinib, PH 6253 . do tascc an catha sin to proclaim that battle, RC xii 108.x . in lubra do gabail Rig Saxan ┐ a thasc do techt a nErinn, Ann. Conn. 1409.2 . ? tasc Muirchertaig to Erinn ┐ argain Midhi, RC xviii 28.8 (or to toisc ?).

(c) news of a death, fatal tidings: iss ed ruc leis t.¤ a muintiri do marbad do Ercoil, LU 8923 . tasc már Maire .i. hoc die ad Romam tasc bais Maire pervenit, Fél. 46.37 . olc in scél ... | co Finnabair ... | tasc a brathar, IT iii 514.11 . ar n-éigsi as neimhní annosa | dá ttí tásg Hí Eódhusa `the fatal tidings,' Studies 1923, 421 § 2 . do th.¤ marbh `to hear that thou art dead,' ITS iii 190.24 . Of portents, omens: an donāl doní an cū sūas | ... | tāsc rīgh portends the death of a king, ZCP xiii 7 § 3 . mad do c[h]loich congair tasc athaigh sin, Ériu viii 122.10 (see p. 124 n. ).

(d) Hence death: bás .i. tasc, Fél.² xxxi § 18 . do gesib cáich dibe cāsc | ní cian o th.¤ nech dusgní not far from death is he who does it, Ériu ix 50 § 35 . ba th.¤ ríg ... | bás na flatha Feradaig, SG 150.2 . i ló tháisg bhar dtighearna, Dán Dé xxviii 8.

(e) In Mod. Ir. fame, reputation: gid dochuaid do deg-táscsa | a Finn ar fed na talman, SG 262.7 . úir mar a tásg ar thoradh land is according to its reputation for fertility, DDána 48.34 . na taoisigh tháisg `the chieftains of renown,' O'Gr. Cat. 526.22.

Compd. ¤labartha boastful, clamorous: ina tarmánaib ...t., MR 230.17 . tuath-bhan-glór t., 294.22 .