torachta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. torachta or dil.ie/41421

Forms: toracht

adj io, iā (part. of do-roich ?) Also toracht.

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(a) cyclic, successive: torracht-gein .i. gein torroich as gach aigniud i n-alaill ... ut ... fuirem gein torrachta doreith aicned n-oll o Adam co n-imteit tre gach naimsir n-adamra co betha brath, Corm. Y 1224.

(b) circular; rounded: creodai no thorachti gl. fictilis, Ml. 18a11 . talam tromm toracht, SR 31 . isin chūairt toruchta, Ériu ii 108 § 21 . clerig na mbrat find ocus na ndelgi toracht, Ériu v 22.6 . do thóg ... in tuaigh taob-slemain tarrachta, Caithr. Thoirdh. 116.22 . co fil in firmamint na trenbrat gemnaide ocus ina tonaigh torachta im talmain encircling , Laws i 30.1 . tuinech torachta rosrig | im thalmain contib immib, SR 191 . Cf. ata a bretnas torachtaid ... dergoir ar derglasad isin brat, ZCP x 299.7 .

(c) complete, perfect (?): ri dochoid fecht for folocht | ba hé in rí tairchert torocht, SR 7738 . atraracht in slúag istaig | ba toracht nuall in teglaig, SR 6078 . rannaibh sreath-ordaibh teannaibh trebhaibh torachtaibh, IT iii 90 § 118.

As subst. circularity; roundness: is i t.¤ chruinne doralta na nime ... ┐ is i t.¤ dorónad in talam, etc. Ériu ii 106 § 19 , oenanart tairsiu anechtair | coemthoracht cia comnertaid, SR 4286 . cóica toracht di ór forloiscthi im cech n-áe ` coils (?),' TBFr.² 24 . coeca toracht di or forloiscti im gach n-ai, IT iii 239.142

II advancing, pursuing ? (also torachtach, torachtaide): fir toracta tuinide, Leb. Gab.(i) i 254.3 . concertaim tuinidi tire toracda, 9 . torc torachta iar togail tinn, Anecd. iii 47.13 . torc torachtaide, LU 3844 ( SCC 38 ). ? ó tuind clidhna comfada | is torachta in tebughadh | co tracht nalaid neothaili, IT iii 89 § 114 . ín chenn ... thurrachtach thuai-thebrach Tesifóne, MR 168.7 .

Cf. tugad araili tarb torachta tiugformnach ina docum, CCath. 955 . tuccad tarbh torav (tora, v.l.) tiugformnach ... da shaighidh, 4788 . torrocht .i. cruinn. tarbh torrachta .i. é cruinn ar a reamha, O'Cl.