aga

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aga or dil.ie/675

n (with unlen. -g-) f. space of time: uair na tairnic in acu cinter do'n chind `because the period fixed by the head had not expired', Laws v 380.4 Comm. an neach bhus sia a.¤ ón éag `whose hour is farthest from death', Dán Dé xiv 2 . madh gearr m'a.¤ , O'R. Poems 3895 . is gerr inn a.¤ gan imthecht `short is the time', Studies 1920, 417.1 . aicme gan a.¤ ar a neart / an mhaicne ar aba a n-aithcheacht, DDána 60.5 . ó nach bí a.¤ aca ar leóirghníomh do dheunamh san mbeatha so (of those who repent on their death-beds), Eochairsg. 117.13 . gan a.¤ ceaselessly, Keat. i 172.3 . Of space: is meádhan an raon atá idir an dá ghualainn do'n a.¤ idir an éadan ┐ an imliocán the line from shoulder to shoulder bisects the space between forehead and navel, Eochairsg. 38.32 . daigheadh .i. eadh maith .i. a.¤ mhaith. do bheirim daigheadh don ghaoith .i. do bheirim a.¤ mhaith don ghaoith, O'Cl.

Cf. 3 áige.