tucait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tucait or dil.ie/42267

n ī, f. (to—acc—, see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 48 ). cause, reason:

(a) `tugaid' adhbhar a dhenmha, Metr. Gl. 26 § 27 . tuccaid .i. adhbhar, O'Cl. = Lec. Gl. 9 . Cf. t.¤ .i. cosmailiuss, O'Curry 1463 ( H 3.18, 650b ). t.¤ gl. causa, Ml. 58c13 . t.¤ immorro fo dera (of the occasion of the writing of a book), Fél. 2.23 . t.¤ lānfiachach `Verschuldung (des Todes),' ZCP xv 350.6 . do cinta tucaite annso instigation (?), O'D. 577 ( H 3.17, col. 443 ) = O'Curry 2260 ( Eg. 88, 19 (20)b ). ceithri anmand cinath conlat ar diuit: t.¤, ag, acais, etgid, O'Mulc. 456 . Cf. is e cuit na tugaiti gach neich dibsin `the underlying ground, the common character of all these cases' (Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 1763 ( 23 Q 6, 36a ). cuis nétens (=nitens), in tugait taithneamach, O'Dav. 552. t.¤, ar rochtain ríchid dó féin (Amra Choluim Chille), LU 296 . caide loc ┐ aimsear ┐ perso ┐ tugait din Gaedelg ?, Auraic. 36 . cén nách tuccait itir acht do gaitt a n-athardha foraibh, AFM vi 1998.y .

(b) With follg. clause introduced by prep. With ar: trí tucaite ... ara tanic C. ... i nHérind, LU 297 . cia t.¤ ara n-ebarar bérla tebige ?, ACL iii 247.5 . cethri tucaite ara tiaghar do chrois, ZCP v 498.16 . Cf. conid ar in t.¤ sin rachúaid in rigan ... dochum in denna, TTr. 1025 . With fri: titulus de fursandvd na tucaiti ... frisa rochet in psalmb, Hib. Min. 268 . With ó: nicon gainedar ní ó thucidib écsamlib `by unlike causes,' Acr. 12b1 . With tre: tucaitt tresa ttangattar na hairrdhena, BS 2.4 .

(c) With follg. gen. (usually of vn.): is é ... tuccait a dénma (of a hymn), Thes. ii 298.27 . t.¤ innarba na nDessi, LU 4335 . a tucaid sgrībinn the cause of writing it, ACL iii 3.6 . t.¤ fhagbála in fesa do Finn, RC vi 191.3 . t.¤ catha Muige Rath, MR 86.7 . With vn. construction: is sí t.¤ in charpaitt do breith co F., Trip.² 2857.

(d) In phrase ar th.¤ for reasons of, for the sake of: ciped dognem ar th.¤ ... molta ho duinib, Ériu vii 174.1 . acht na ndenaid min-ughdair ... ar th.¤ a nderscnaighthi seach na n-ughdaru toisseacha `as a means of distinguishing themselves,' Auraic. 58 . co tuc in file `be' fris ar t.¤ mbinniusa (insertion of b in word gabar) for reasons of euphony, 634 . ar thuccait onóra dona rioghaibh ind sin (the giving of the name Pharaoh), Leb. Gab.(i) 228.15 .