cobraithir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cobraithir or dil.ie/9847
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: cobair, cobrugad

v (cobair) IGT Verbs § 124 . helps, succours , protects : mani-m-chobrad rad Dáe, Wb. 3d16 . cobrad cach ball alaile, 12b8 . indruth nad cobradar `an attack which it does not help (to resist),' Mon. Tall. 164.z . imus-fuich fine imanetur . . . imus-cobrat[h]ar help each other, ZCP xiv 370 § 32 ( Laws ii 280.29 ). is C.C. cobarthe, LU 3538 ( SCC 29 `it is C.C. help!' Notes). ná cumnig in comaltus / a Chúa nachat chobradar `it is of no avail to you', TBC-LL² 3085 . co ro chobratar inn [in]is tri rath ┐ mirbuilib, Anecd. iii 68.15 . cobérthair insain this shall be remedied, SR 1949 . nocon ed chobras (na) tíre 'it is not this that protects territories' Ériu xx 196 § 18 . cid nacharcobrai, dín cert, SR 3759 . nochom chobrand mo chríne, Ériu iv 160.12 . nos cobrat a n-almsana i mmedón in mara tened, LU 2196 . cobairthe Mag Murthemne ar firu Galeoin, LL ii 13779 . ní coibera tu it will do you no good, RC xi 31.32 . do shaoíl cách go ccaibhéoradh, O'R. Poems 1546 . rocabrad morchell, Ériu v 246.244 . cabhraidh gaois Ailbhe an inghin, DDána 99.39 . cabhruidh sinn, a Dhé, Psalms lxxix 9 .

With follg. prep. saves from, helps from: ni rot cobrath (sic leg.) ass cose you have not been cured of it hitherto, TE 8 (Eg.). cabair mē don dīchumangsa, BColm. 62.11 . ni ro cobrastair in sruth dia n-ítaid, ZCP xxx 128.34 (Alex.). cabhraidh sí dá gach mhian mé, Aithd. D. 1. 11 . crú an chíghe ón chiaigh do chabhair, DDána 48.35 .

Vn. cobair, cobrugad.