cáerthann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cáerthann or dil.ie/7652

n o, m. cáorthann cárthann cáoirthend cáirthend m., IGT Decl. § 11 . (cáer + tan(n), Wortk. 19 ) rowan-tree : co tuca chroíb . . . din chaírthend, TBFr. 214 . athaigh feada . . . caerthand, beithe etc., Laws iv 146.24 . Auraic. 1155 , 4249 . mescae na cáer carthainn oca rúamnad fom détaib, Flower Cat. 261.34 . a chaerthainn, a chaeirecháin / as áloinn do bhláth, BS 40 . toradh cáorthuinn, IGT Decl. ex. 454 . bláth derg ar gach cáirt[h]inn gcáem, ex. 417 . cáor chomruig an láoich ó Líatruim / bronntair mur cháeir cárthaind, ex. 416 . ubhall ní thig ar chárthann, Dánfhocail 101 . c.¤ curraig valerian : fu ualeriana .i. in cærthann curruidh, RC ix 234.6 . ualariana .i. caor currtoig (= caerthann curraig), ACL i 327 § 50 . freamh caorthuinn chuirrigh root of valerian, 23 K 42, 435.10 . druchtain na . . . coerthand curraig, LB 101 marg. inf. Name of letter q in ogam: quert in ogaim quulend isin caill no cairthend no crithach, Auraic. 5520 . As a synonym for luis, see 1 luis. In some contexts with implication of magical properties (see Plummer, V. SS. Hib. cliv ): astuat tenid cairthind ann, Cymmr. xiv 120.7 ( Ériu iii 140.187 ). orce co nemib ┐ epthaib fonoíset for beraib cairthind, LL 13882 . leis dobert . . . / cleth caírthind i Temra tech, 4775 ( Rawl. 84a15 ). gach re n-úair ar clíathaibh caoirt[h]inn / tíachair do bhúain t'aínp[h]ill orm, IGT Decl. ex. 407 . caerthann fid na ndruad, SG 245.26 . in t-uaitne caerthuinn bai [i]na laim oc tuismed a meic, Lism. L. 1887 .

In n. loc. do Cháerthiund Clúana Da Dam, LU 8509 ( FB 36 ).

Compd. ¤-dair: ní dhearca a chló ar chaorthandoraigh, DDána 89.16 `thou seest not its like on grove of rowans (?)', Ir. Monthly 1920, 316 .