túarascbáil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. túarascbáil or dil.ie/42218

 

Forms: -ál

n [-ál, ā, f.] vn. of do-fúarascaib. IGT Decl. § 148 . Verbs § 100 .

(a) act of giving an account of, describing: ni chumaic thra nech ... túarascbail nó innisin inna n-airecht sin, LU 1996 ( FA 6 ). tri cressa ... ┐ ni fes la túaraiscbáil cid atascomnaic, LU 2017 ( FA 8 ).

(b) account, description: atot-gén ... ar do thúarascbáil from the description (I have been given) of thee (? from thy appearance, see (c)), BDD² 56 . ní dia tuarascbáil (of a monster), LU 2429 . tuarascbail delba Conculaind, TBC-LL¹ 2705 . ata tuaruscbail tróm er in peccad-sa ic Solam, PH 7768 . is leōr sin dia tūarascbāil, ZCP viii 218 § 21 . tucsatar tuarusc[b]al na hingene do, RC iii 351.8 . tonn Tursgair mo thúarasgbail `the wave of T. is my emblem' (i.e. I am like ... ?), Celt. Rev. iv 20.23 . do bhéar dhaoibh ... tuarasgbháil tighe Ifeirnn, Dán Dé xxv 21 . gach aonstaruidhe thráchtas ar thuarasgbháil na gcríoch ` geography ,' Keat. ii 490 . as fair tuccadh an tuarusccbáil si (folld. by quatrain), AFM i 176.13 . ainm na heaslainte ... ┐ a tuarasgbail, Rosa Angl. 2.11 . lé droch thúarusgbháil do thabhairt air an bhfearann, Numbers xiv 36.

(c) appearance, characteristics (as distinct from mere description thereof, but meanings (b) and (c) often difficult to distinguish): ba ingnad a túarascbail ┐ a delb, LU 3109 . nirbo segunda a tuarascbáil he had an unprepossessing look, 8516 ( FB 37 ). do folsigud na tuarascbála bias do féin i lló brátha to show forth his appearance at the day of judgment (?), LU 2310 . ba hí a thuarascbail: gnuis aingelda lais ..., PH 313 . ba hálaind tuaruscbhail na hindsi sin .i. lān d'fhiaghublaibh ┐ d'ēnaibh ... ` character ,' Ériu iii 164 § 18 . ni raibi forsin domun ingen bid chaime tachim nó tuarascbail inda si, RC xxiv 198.z . trí tuarascbalai gach nainmnedaigh characteristics , Triads 189 v.l. créad tuaruscbāil na buidhne atā san dorus ?, Feis Tighe Chonáin 76.

(d) Gramm. the `descriptive' case: a digbail .i. den fir ┐ a thuarascbail .i. in fer ... acht ... is inunn a thuarascbail ┐ a inchosc, Goid. 75. 6 , 7 . is fer a thuarasgbhail `its descriptive,' Auraic. 1529 . a thuarascbail .i. in fer, 1889 .

(e) mode, manner , in phrase fo th.¤ as conj. or adv. ní hí sin tuarascbáil bha tú-sa indiu itir it is not thus that I am today, TBC-LL¹ 3403 . ra pad maith lind ... co m-bad hí sein tuarascbail fa tístais Ulaid dar saigid, 4609 . tiucfamuid ar siad, ┐ do cuadar a triur fon tuarascbail cedna, ┐ ro beannachtsad dó, MS. Mat. 530.39 .

(f) In Mod. Ir. fame, reputation: test ┐ tuariscbail na n-anmand, TTebe 1678 . tuilledh ele do thestaibh ┐ do thuarusccbhalaibh Maodhócc, BNnÉ 279.6 . dod' thuarasgbháil go fíor lean justify your reputation (?), Oss. iv 156.25 . atā ... do thuaruscbáil ar lucht an tīre si gurab íad is fīrinnighi ... fon doman `it is said of ...,' Fl. Earls 92.21 . in tuaruscbāil reatha a reputation for running, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1755 . do chúalamar a ttúaruscbháil `the fame thereof,' Jeremiah vi 24 . do bhrígh gu bhfuil tuárasgbháil bhur gcreidmhe ar feadh an domhain uile, Romans i 8.

(g) In Mod. Ir. also news, report; trace, vestige: ar n-a cloistin sin d'Ua Néll ┐ d'á t-sluagh, do fhilletar fó tuaruscbáil na crech sin at the tidings of those plunders, AU iii 542.18 . le tuarasgbháil as mheadh blaoisg `a rumour no weightier than a shell,' Content. xvi 82 . ní maith na túarusgbhála do chluinim `it is no good report that I hear,' I Sam. ii 24 . túarasgbhála cogthadh, Mark xiii 7 . ní frith in [t]sleg sin iarum acht oen tuarascbail fosfuair Mael Odarn `save one trace of it which M. found' (?), RC xv 305.18 . ní fhuil fis tuarusgbala in cethruir ele o sin `nothing has since been known,' Maund. 258 . go nach fríoth a tuarasgbháil dá héis, TSh. 63.

? trēigim an tūaruscbāil | ar tīr na Trīnōidi, ZCP viii 216.17 .