cesacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cesacht or dil.ie/8821

 

Forms: -aicht, -achta

m., IGT Decl. § 25 (g s. and n pl. -aicht, -achta). Verbs §§ 71 , 78 . vn. of 1 ceisid, GOI § 732 .

(a) scarcity; grudging, niggardliness; complaint, murmuring : līnfaid cessacht for (= bar) cuile `scarcity shall fill your storehouses', Cáin Ad. 27 . duthracht cen cessacht `without grudging', Wb. 16c1 . nī thésid for c.¤ nō gūa do A. `niggardliness or falsehood', Cáin Ad. 27 . fuil tri ni / na dlegair do bocht Dé bí / dimmda da bethaid cipe / c.¤ ┐ áibele, Lib. Hymn. i 83.z . nách ní beres c.¤ de `everything which is begrudged', RC ix 482.z (ICM, LU 1760 ). Cf. ? ní fo cossail c.¤ glegrach, Anecd. i 59 § 73 (corresponding verse passage). cen chói, cen chessacht lessa (lesse, leisi, v.ll.), Ériu iii 96 § 5 (`without wailing after prosperity'). sóifid rodíbi ┐ rodochell ┐ roches- sacht i córaidi .i. i mbrugaidib cen chathim cen tidnacul, LL 24793 (cf. RC xxvi 42 § 219 ). Reckoned among the 15 tokens of a bad woman, ZCP viii 113.22 . c.¤ gl. parvispendia, Ir. Gl. 280 . c.¤ cach bī ar beathaidh (in a prophecy of evil to come), ACL iii 241 § 12 . do-gní c.¤ ar (= for) complains about: gach ní ara ndentar c.¤ isin domun, RC xiv 52 § 62 . nách déanann ceasacht ar éinní dá ccuirthear 'na fhiadhnaisi (of an animal), Desid. 1014 .

(b) As quasi-vn. act of complaining, murmuring (about, FOR): meid atái-siu ac cessacht ḟorm-sa indiu, TBC-LL¹ 3695 ( LL 10663 ). ac c.¤ ar thanacht a bróg, SG 246.16 . ag tormas ┐ ag ceasacht, TSh. 10135 .