cathaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cathaigid or dil.ie/8357

Forms: cathugud, cathaigthe

v (1 cath) fights, gives battle (intrans.). Absol. no cathaigtis gl. armari (. . . non timerent), Ml. 16b20 . mani cathaiged occa `if he did not fight in doing so', 37c16c . a cathaigte gl. confligentes, 65b8 . cathaighfitis archaingil, Blathm. 74 . cathigi[m] gl. certo, ZCP xxi 281.23 . rocathaigh[set] muintir C. ┐ na M. co ferdha sétrech fought against one another, CCath. 1850 . c.¤ fri fights against: cathaigestar fri druidea dúrchride (of St Patrick), Thes. ii 322.3 (Hy. iii 3). ni fri biasta chathaigmitni, LU 8772 ( FB 57 ). cathaighidh re gach uili truailleadh (of foods), Reg. San. 25.26 . Similarly with follg. prep. phrase: caithighem go cruaid 'na n-aghaidh, TFrag. 132.8 . cathaigid . . . di chend bar ṅdúalchi, PH 2539 . c.¤ fo, for, imm, tar cenn etc. fights for: ro cathichsiur dara chenn cosse, Wb. 24a3 . ríghe . . . / fár chathuigh mac M.M., Aithd. D. 15.11(a) . daig co cathaigind . . . tar ceann m'anma, Grail 2074 . in lucht rochathaigh . . . 'man rigi sin, TTebe 4581 . nár chathaigh 'má ceann, O'R. Poems 1613 . don chléir . . . chathoigheas ar son na Heaglaisi, Desid. 3586 .

Vn. cathugud. Part. cathaigthe.