carrac

Cite this: eDIL s.v. carrac or dil.ie/8257

Forms: carraic, cairrgeadh, caráigecha, carrac, chloiche

n ā, f. Later also n s. carraic. With dental infl. g p. cairrgeadh, Mac Aingil 4661 . Note also caráigecha, CF Eg. 238 . rock, large stone : c.¤ .i. gor-sec . . . nó carn-sec, O'Mulc. 266 . scopula (sic leg.) . . . carrac(h) lasin nGædel, Auraic. 1088 = carrac, 4080 . is di lus bis forsnaib caircib dognither in chorcur buide, Tur. 115 . donaib caircib gl. de scopolís, ib. elta . . . tecait di chlochaib ┐ carrgib, TBC-LL¹ 1330 . ásfaid c.¤ for a druim `a rock shall rise', Metr. Dinds. iv 306.33 . dona cairgib folaich robatar i ndomain na fairgi, Aen. 255 . duilix cacha cairrge, Laws v 484.1 . torad cach trethain ala cairrge, 484.2 . i. . . . otha carraic anunn, 25 Comm. fuaim tuinne fria carraig, Ériu xiii 36.23 . conderna bruar dia cind imon carraic, Anecd. i 15.7 ( SCano 509 ). Bó Boí / ainm na cairrce, LU 4414 . in tan no theiged tar carrce (of body of Etarcomol), 5699 (TBC). domræd rí cairgi blai, IT iii 12 § 21 . co caisirne amal chairrci tenntidi, i 190 .z . in carraic icc a tocosscem, PH 5748 . araile do chloichthres carrag cenngarbh, Hugh Roe² 152.28 . a scalpaibh carrag `the clefts of the rocks', Ériu iii 154 § 7 . féitheach lú[i]th a chuirp . . . ina gcairrgibh crúaidhremhra `the sinews of his body . . . like hard, lumpy rocks', Ériu v 180.301 . go dtug Críosd geall don chathaoir chairrgi (of St. Peter), Mac Aingil 6016 . Of fortified stone castle: an tú ar gcéadaithne, a charrag (: eatharrod), DDána 68.1 . With g s. chloiche: uisce asin carraic cloiche, Grail 3649 . risin carraic clochi, MU² 668 . Cf. ro cuir an sil isin carruic clochdai on stony ground, Grail 1410 . carggi crúada cniss surface rocks, MU² 481 . cairrgi cuain, TTebe 2526 . carraig miledh huge rock, BB 487b38 . Prov. ba comrad re carraic . . . comairli do Congal talking to a stone, MR 166.18 . as cumsgugudh cairge (description of warrior), TBC-LL¹ 5559 .

Fig. i gcairrgibh cuasamhla an chraois, TSh. 10661 . an charruig . . . ad chliabh, Mac Aingil 1200 . ar charraig chinneamhnaigh a chríche déidheanaighe, TSh. 740 . Of persons: do bhí dhamh na charraig (of Diarmaid), Oss. iii 296.7 . ba c.¤ thuinighthe `our pillar' (of St. Francis), RSClára 39b .

In nn.loc.. see Hog. Onom.

Compd. carracbenna sliaph n-urard ` rocky peaks ', CCath. 3803 .