arrachtach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. arrachtach or dil.ie/4249

adj = arrachta: ar an á.¤ sean `monstrous old man', O'Gr. Cat. 671.7 . laoidh arrachtuigh Beinne Cailce `lay of the monster', O'Gr. Cat. 629 x . strong, vigorous, powerful: triar . . . arachtacha do chlannaibh Fh., ML 116.16 . tarang árachtach, CF Eg. 194 . arrachtach cech athissech, Tec. Corm. § 15.31 (cf. arrachtaid). Compar. is mó ┐ is árrach- tuigh[e] na daoine ud na sinne, Deut. i 28 . Adv. go ha.¤ , ML 20.5 . Cf. airrechtach.