1 tuir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 tuir or dil.ie/42371

Forms: tuiridh, turadh, thoraidh, tuirthi, turtha, tuirthedh, turthi, tu[i?]r, thuir, turib

n t, f. n s. tuiridh, Hugh Roe 56.10 . ? turadh, O'Rah. xiii 109 . d s. thoraidh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 422 (from 2 tor ?) n p. tuirthi, MR 150.2 . 162.10 . turtha, Ériu viii 38.12 . g p. tuirthedh, IGT Decl. ex. 2124 . d p. turthi, Ériu viii 38.14 . Later also non-dental: d s. for tu[i?]r , Laws v 90.17 Comm. thuir, DDána 91.14 . d p. turib, ZCP viii 108.18 . Alex. 582 . IGT § 14 , § 191 .

I Pillar, column (of a house, palace, etc.): amail bīs t.¤ már oc fulang tige ┐ illāma esti ... it ē na illāma asin tuirid ..., Corm. Y 1224 . suibne in tan is do t[h]uirid is dīr, 1301 . ba mór t.¤ a thempuil, Fél. Apr. 8 . turid airgid ┐ glain | iss ed fil is tig, LU 3651 ( SCC 31 ). tuirith tenedh `pillars of fire,' Ériu ii 108 § 21 . a tech mór | folongat na tuireda, Liad. and Cuir. 14.17 . ro boccsat (nó p-, above line) na tuirida ┐ na colbada ┐ uaitneda in rigtige, BB 443a42 . ar scāth na tuireadh-sa thall, ZCP viii 562 § 4 . rochumrigh a fholt dona cholbaib ┐ dona tuireadhaib `bedposts and rails,' Ériu ii 24.8 . t.¤ foluing teach, ACL iii 306 § 8 . do thógbhadar tuirthe bioracha do shleaghaibh ós a ceannaibh spears like pointed columns, Atlantis iv 176.z .

II

(a) Applied to persons lord, chief, hero: t.¤ .i. tighearna, nó tóiseach, O'Cl. tuirid na tuath, SR 6261 . it he sin na secht tuiridh | is it he na secht ruirigh, Reeves Ad. 277.5 . genfid ūa[i]t-siu ... | t.¤ claindi C., BColm. 6.22 . ba t.¤ laich a heroic warrior (?), Ériu viii 52.11 . oighri righ Temhra an t.¤ sin | re dion Emhna is aird Uisnigh, LL 394.9 . triath tuired (sic leg., Meyer ZCP vi 246 ) lord above lords (?), Metr. Dinds. ii 30.57 . Salomon t.¤ tharbach, Gorm. Feb. 26 . dín iat dona huilibh | na tuiridh ar trommágh, Apr. 29 . Tertulin 'na thuirid `as a tower,' Aug. 4 . a armth.¤ `O armed lord,' O'Gr. Cat. 457.12. a th.¤ Chaisil, TD 30.24 . a th.¤ nách t.¤ lag (sic leg.), ML 64.3 . da t.¤ croda ... da laech lonna, Cog. 56.22 . sní raibh ... t.¤ badh bríoghamhla beodhacht, Ó Bruad. iii 48.12 .

(b) In more literal sense pillar, supporter, upholder, paragon with follg.gen. (only in Mod. Ir.): t.¤ catha ar calmadus a battle-pillar , CCath. 352 . t.¤ chongbala eínigh ... iarthair domain, RC xvii 360.22 . t.¤ congmala catha, AFM vi 2126.21 . t.¤ chothuighthe na córa (Christ), DDána 39.27 . t.¤ chrabaidh ... na hErenn, RC xviii 286.18 . t.¤ fothaighte ┐ fulaing ... na nOirghiall, AFM vi 2164.3 . t.¤ ordain ... Connacht uile, iii 112.7 . t.¤ na trócaire (Mary), DDána 20.42 .

Compds. ¤chind: dracoin turethcind ` tower-headed ,' Ériu ii 110 § 29 . ¤chaindel: cóica ... do thuredhchaindlibh ... fri fursannad na cete ` tower-torches ,' 100 § 4 .

See 2 tor, 1 tuire.