1 arthrach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 arthrach or dil.ie/4332

Forms: a., -aigh, -aighi, arrtharach

n o, m. a.¤ (g s. -aigh. n p. -aighi) m., IGT Decl. § 55 . Cf. aitherrach (atharrach), and see O'Rahilly Sc. Gael. Stud. ii 21 . Also arrtharach.

(a) act of ferrying; conveyance: na sochaidi isi[n] purt a[c] cuindghid arrtharaigh fair `entreating him to be ferried over', Aen. 1315 . ni thabrad arrtharach doib tar sruth aciron, 1317 . ní dom a.¤ is olc leam, Measgra D. 50.25 `journey', Gadelica 13 .

(b) ferry-boat, boat, ship: ní fuaradar a.¤ ann acht énluingín, St. Ercuil 2267 . ná cuir lán an arrthruigh ind / dál anfaidh resan ainim, IGT Decl. ex. 903 . do breith in Erennaich . . . dar muir gen artrach, Auraic. 76 v.l. (gen airiugudh, text). do chuirsiod arthraigh uatha ar Loch nEachach, Keat. iii 2504 . go raibh sé trí céad a.¤ (aturrach v.l.) ann, Ériu i 79 § 6 . artrigi in locha, Ann. Conn. 1225.17 . ro sccaoilsiot a n-arthraighe ó aroile, FM iii 90.4 . tangattar . . . chúca i narthraighibh, ii 1060.11 . a.¤ Dhá Thí Ireland , Measgra D. 54.51 . Vessel (as container) : im árthach galair `a hulk of sadness', Ó Bruad. i 26 § 1 . mar budh mhiann liom an t-árthach / bheith lán gan aén chínnteacht, Hard. i 192.7 .