1 ás

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ás or dil.ie/4363

Forms: ás, fás, áis, ása

n Orig. n. ? (see Mon. Tall. 156.8 below). ás, fás m. (g s. and n p. áis, ása), IGT Decl. § 38 . Verbs § 123 .

Act of growing; growth, increase: uisse in boill dó ass ón chiunn, Wb. 22a17 . cen hass cen aes cen erchra, SR 8384 . fer rosasad a áes ┐ a á.¤ age and development, LU 4844 (TBC). ná beth ar á.¤ 'na ḟine / acht a bás 'n-a bith-bine `that he should not thrive', Metr. Dinds. iii 18.231 . ruc Nár for á.¤ a ḟine `N. caused his tribe to increase', iv 178.4 . meni rathaiged in ben in cnoc for á.¤ . . ., 184.18 . maic Achir . . . / . . ./ fúaratar bás . . . / ro mill a n-á.¤ i n-oenḟecht, iii 68.z. drem dhíne fá críaidh na cruinne / líne na díaidh uirre ag á.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 997 . ? eccla croinn áis an áraidh / eccla gábaidh báis brónaigh fear of the quick-set wood of the bier, ACL iii 216.17 (cf. crann fáis `a quick-set tree', P. O'C. ). In sense of produce, fruitfulness (resulting from or liable to growth) (cf. 1 as): ass ningnama doib ann `the growth of the crops was given to them then', Mon. Tall. 156.8 (§ 68) . fobithin is ann forcentai a nas `it was then that (the crops) reached their full growth', 12 (ib.). as ┐ los ┐ geart the growth, the calves and the milk, ZCP xv 240 § 3 ( Laws ii 196.7 ). mad beodile co nas ┐ los ┐ fuillem, Laws ii 376.2 . aithgin a chota gan los gan as gan inorbairt, iv 256.15 Comm. somaine .i. los ┐ as, v 500.20 Comm. dí mnái Loga, roslúi á.¤ / Búi in broga ┐ Nás nár `fruitfulness came to them' (i.e. they became pregnant), Metr. Dinds. iii 48.7 .

See also 2 fás.