cethrar

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n o (cethair) four persons : la cech f[er] din cethrur-so, Ml. 2b13 . ergnaid sui siacht slicht cétrair, LU 988 (ACC). cethror . . . dá áes gráda, 2799 . gatis cethrur echu P., Trip.² 2340 . an c.¤ fuaradar bás, TTebe 956 . taisech cethrair = quadrum uir, Ir. Gl. 400 . athair trī cethrur, Thes. ii 300.7 (Hy. i) .i. .xii. patriarchae, gl. 8 . sé cethrair, Bodl. Dinds. 35 . c.¤ ar fichit do Uib Ócaín `twenty-four', RC xviii 173.8 (Tig.). an chethrair bráthar (g s.), RSClára 89b . c.¤ ridiri, Stair Erc. 989 .

As dat. of accompaniment: mí nád n-imthet rí acht cethrur (c.¤, v.l.), Críth G. 536 . a cethrur the four of them, Trip.² 2337 . dolluid seom imach ceathror, Anecd. i 3.16 `with three companions', SCano Gloss . cethrur airech tanic P., LL 480 . for in fer bis cethrur ag indeitbire torbaidh `with four persons', Laws i 274.1 Comm.

Of animals : ar cheathrar ainmheinte, Trompa na bhF. 2906 .

Of things : is iad an ceathrar: l m n r, FS Delorez 7.38 (of letters).