1 táth

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Forms: táith, tátha

n o g s. táith, tátha m., IGT Decl. § 38 . ? Cf. trachtad tagha a connected account, CS 2.5 (tagh ` welding, soldering ,' O'R.).

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(a) joining, welding, soldering, binding: sleg taith `riveted spear,' Met. Dinds. ii 64.11 and Corr. nīr fearr a t[h]. ō thossaig its original soldering had been no better, ZCP viii 563 § 21 . saor gá treabhradh is ga t.¤ (from a descr. of a castle), DDána 119.31 . cloidhmhe táith ` welding-beams ,' Dán Dé xxix 14 . tar a dhuilleogach ... | is fíordhaingean fuaighealtáith `firmly stitched together' (of a book), Studies, 1923, 597 § 2 . a lamh dhes arna t.¤ fría táobh, BNnÉ 296 § 28 . ? fair tuc cen t.¤ a thascur `in loose order,' Met. Dinds. iii 452.23 and Corr. Hence in abstract sense: ni rofhedas m'inntinn ... do thath fria fer da eis, Ériu iv 50.31 . ar dtoil do th.¤ re toil nDé, DDána 3.1 . fir ris nach soshnadhma síoth | fríoth comhardha ó dtigh dá t.¤ from men with whom peace is not easily made have come messages seeking to establish it, 106.18 . t.¤ rem dhúthaigh to cleave to my native land, PBocht 21.1 .

(b) Hence in political sense uniting, rallying, annexing (countries, peoples, etc.): is é linn táith ar dtíre, DDána 113.41 . t.¤ críoch maighrech Maisten `to annex,' O'Gr. Cat. 504.20. goradh táith úaibh d'Iarmh- umhain | do-chúaidh fa Ráith ríoghLughuidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1050 . re t.¤ na ttreab, Top. Poems 90.19 . t.¤ na pobal, Rel. Celt. ii 264.12 .

(c) Med. act of healing: t.¤ cruä tar cniä (.i. cnesugud tar goimh) (B. na f.), ZCP xii 360.25 . a chos briste ... nár bféidir t.¤ ná leiges d'fagbáil di, SG 281.7 . pudar táith pulverem consolidationis, O'Gr. Cat. 271.14. an cíoch gonta gur ghabh t.¤ , DDána 30.19 .

(d) Hence (?) in religious poems saving from sin, salvation (? or from (a) uniting with God) : an dealg dár dhú ar dt.¤ , PBocht 5.14 . ag sin an t.¤ réidh rompa `salvation,' 12.46 . t.¤ na daonnachta `saviour of humanity' (of Mary), Studies 1932, 577 § 9 . ? Cf. isat bráithri fá dó dam | d'ar táthne dá ró ar ruathar `if they rush in to support us,' Caithr. Thoirdh. 101.34 .

Various: fo th.¤ talman `under earth's sod,' Met. Dinds. iii 24.298 . ? for cend ṅgai .i. i commaid ríg ar se is chend isin t.¤ , LL 187c23 . ? días cen t.¤ is cen tár-lúad `free from stain,' Met. Dinds. iv 204.18 .

II a kind of cheese (made of curds ?) : tath .i. mulchán `cheese, impressed made of sour buttermilk,' P. O'C. Cf. fuair an mnaí ag tath an grotha `making curds,' ZCP i 464.9 . cosmail do chássi no th.¤ , RC ix 490.13 = LU 1816 . lodmor īersin i tochor tāith, Aisl. MC 121.32 . nús, núa corma, tarb, t.¤ ` curdles ,' Tec. Corm 21.6 .

Compds. ¤béim see taithbéim. ¤chlann: t. umhal an oidis `learning's humble clan,' Ó Bruad. ii 238 . ¤chengal close union: táirtheabhar ... | táithcheangal go nuaidhe a-nos, DDána 79.28 . nach gabhann Críost táithcheangal ris an bpeacthach, TSh. 9606 . ¤chengailte closely joined to (le): táith-cheangailte lé gníomharthaibh Dé, tre ghliú na ngrás, TSh. 8485 . ¤éilem making close exactions: tar iomad a bhfaicim ar ghallaibh ag táithéiliomh, Ó Bruad. iii 154 . ¤gremannach firmly-gripping: gurob ... tath- greamannacha tuinide bar tren-fear, MR 126.4 . ¤lassair: conid nārlassair in rí | a tāthlassair teintidi, SR 3792 ; `dissolving flame,' Wortk. 129 . ¤lecc some kind of (large ?) stone (`a firm-set stone ,' Comp. Con C. Gloss. ): is cumma atrachtatár cluid ┐ cairthe ... ┐ tathleca ┐ murgrían in tal- man, LU 6502 . ra ecratar a munter in carpat imme do chlochaib ┐ chorthib ┐ tathleccaib móra (i.e. stones for combat), TBC 4606 . ra gabastar de chlochaib ┐ chorthib ┐ tathleccaib móra bar feraib hErend, 4619 . ro ghabhsat for tealccadh táithleac ttuinigthe `massy flags,' FM vi 1982.2 . Cf. táthluib. ¤liaig surgeon, physician: dá fer dég ... do tháithlegaib, SG 281.8 . go ndeachaidh ... ar ceann an taithleagha, Keat. ii 4570 . See fáithliaig. ¤lind healing fluid, lotion: culfiacail tallad as a cind ann-sin, ┐ in liaig tucastar taithlind fuithi, Laws v 355 n. (b) . See also 2 linn (L 164.17). ¤lomchruaid ? : do thimsugad luirech ... tath-lom-chruaid, MR 224.8 . ? Leg. táthluib-chruaid. ¤luib see separate article. ¤Niall ? : ruc Torna t. dia thaig, Ériu iv 94 § 11 . ¤ṡluagach having a united army (?) : imthúsa Sída ... meic Meiccon ... táthsluagaig, Caithr. Thoirdh. 10.19 .