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85 1 alt nOrig. u, m.? (cech a. ¤ , Ml. 44d2 , but ald n-airge, Arch.
iii 293.z , cech n-a. ¤ ┐ cech n-ága, TTr.² 492 and pass.). g p.
-altæ, Corm. Y 41 , alta, RC xv 487 § 1 = altæ, Ériu xix
58 § 1 . Note also a p. altu, Fél. Ep. 323 (alta, v.l.). Later
with g s. alta and ailt, n p. id., g p. a. ¤ , IGT Decl. § 96 .
I (a) joint, articulation (in human beings and animals):
5 don a. ¤ gl. jugulum, Lor. Gild. 69 gl. 201 . a. ¤ día altaib =
iunctura membrorum (of a serpent), Aisl. Tund. 109 § 4 .
rolaad cach a. ¤ asa choir dam gl. ita totus resolutus sum,
Ml. 44d2 . mér airindí bīs ina aonar isin a. ¤ i mbī, Corm. Y
890 . robīth Cūchulaind co ndec[h]aid a altaib dō so that
10his joints were dislocated
, TBC² 2962 . For a different use
with verbs see below. cach mball ┐ cach n-a. ¤ ┐ cach n-ind
┐ cach n-āge, LU 6445 (TBC). lamh airgíd . . . edír mér ┐ a. ¤ ,
BB 32b40 . tri halta atat isin meor, PH 6837 . cen tescud
alta na feithe, Laws v 488.5 Comm. ar a. ¤ a dhroma, RC
15 xxix 138 § 56 . d'altaibh in droma, Rosa Ang. 98.19 . do
benadh a throigh on a. ¤ amach do mhac U., FM vi 1884.15 .
an deaslámh do dhol dá ha. ¤ , DDána 21a. 22 . Fig. no gur
sguch mh'annsa dha ha. ¤ `till my heart left its wonted place',
Ériu ix 6.55 . cíoch rér tairngeadh a fhíoch dá a. ¤ , PBocht 2.4 .
20 Cf. TBC² 2962 cited above. Occas. perh. limb: an dara
dairt . . . / feoil is ailt ar a hionchuibh flesh and limbs are
entrusted to it
(of an arrow), DDána 78.13 . gan ghoin ag Dia
ní fhoil aon-a. ¤ / is lia ná soin daonnacht Dé, Dán Dé x 12 ,
cf. Keating's use of alt, goin below. Note also: chomhdhubh
25 re gúal gach n-ailt dhe o bhonn go a bhathus, RC xxix
114.10 .
(b) Extended applications. Of the socket of a weapon:
co tarrla [in sleg] ina ha. ¤ . . . féin, Acall. 4905 . ro lingiustar
in lann . . . as a altaib ┐ as a imdornnchur, MR 300.9 . Of
30some part of a sword: da claidim deg co n-altaib, BB
280b15 . tucustar tri tren beimenna do cruadaltaib in
claidim `hard knobs', MR 300.24 . Note also: co n-a. ¤ imrind,
Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 37 . Of curls in hair: i n-earla na n-a. ¤ ,
DDána 91.30 (of a hero).
35 II In literary contexts. (a) Used by Keating (Keat.,
TSh.) of a subdivision of a book (leabhar), with further
subdivision goin punctum, see guin, and cf. Dán Dé x 12
cited above. Perh. also in: mé dot ath-ghoin san a. ¤ -sa,
Content. xxiv 4 (`now'). (b) Of the division between the
40 syllables of words: indleas do dhialt . . . air ni fil a. ¤ and
i.e. it is improper to apply the name of any polysyllable
(`recomarc', etc.) to a `dialt' (monosyllable), inasmuch as
there is no a. ¤ (juncture) in it, it is a unit, Auraic. 779 ,
3582 . a. ¤ ┐ dialt ┐ recomarc, O'Dav. 428 . a. ¤ in anma prosta
45in re n-aimsire bis eter in da shillaib a inni, Auraic. 830 .
in gne no in cenel int a. ¤ ? Is cenel ecin, ar itat tri gnee fai
.i. a. ¤ saerda ┐ a. ¤ aicenta ┐ a. ¤ co feser, 890 . cate esse alta?
. . . in toe tengadh fil don filid a[c] ceimniughudh don litir
for araili mad a. ¤ saerda no don sillaib for araili mad a. ¤
50aicenta artificial division (within a syllable), natural division
(between syllables), 909 .
(c) metre (type of composition?): cia ha. ¤ dona seacht
n-altaib ind aircetail, Auraic. 925 . domiditer alta uad fri
alta duine, 1237 . alta uad, IT iii 128.2 . co fesear cia ha. ¤
55huad, 3 . ca ha. ¤ don maoin nachar mēin? (.i. ca haiste don
eladain nachar foghlaim?) (B. na f.), ZCP v 489 § 10 . is
dīlsiu don a. ¤ airc[h]etail īsiu, Corm. Y 41 . do ṡluind na
n-ilaltæ, ib. a. ¤ .i. aircetail, O'Dav. 6 . ae a. ¤ , 160 . co n-a
ollaltaib cen ail (of poets), LL 18266 ( SG 84.44 ).
60 III Abstract applications. (a) juncture, point (of time,
etc.): ra ha. ¤ na h-uaire sin, CRR 18 § 12 . a. ¤ in lai sin `this
very day
', CCath. 5110 . i na. ¤ in inaidh-sea `the nick or junc-
ture of this place
', 502 (see O'Cl. in (c) below). rob indethbir a
gabail do láim a. ¤ na huaire sin, O'D. 1588 (H 5.15, 8a).
65 (b) shape, form: an choill aig eirghe ina ha. ¤ féin, BNnÉ
159 § 14 . in n-óige ailt in completeness of form, RC xxxvii
348 § 57 . Cf. Colmán . . . / la hógi a. ¤ légend `with perfection
of high studies
', Fél. Sept. 26 . Luacair ard i toethsat fir /
fuithi ata a. ¤ in buanfir, Fen. 374.14 . ?tug an tAthair na a. ¤
70féin / a mhac (`in His stead'), A. Ó Dálaigh viii 3 .
(c) kind, sort: cia haltt delbi, PH 440 . cía ha. ¤ con etir,
Mer. Uil. 282 . cia ha. ¤ dáine cia n-anmand, TFerbe 564 .
cia ha. ¤ airgne agat? Met. Dinds. iv 212.40 . ? ni ha. ¤ coin-
dircle maith do denam fria n-aen duin ┐ olc fri cach, YBL
75 168a14 . a. ¤ .i. leithéid. in a. ¤ an ionaidhsi .i. a leithéid an
ionaidhsi, O'Cl.
(d) state, condition, circumstance: iarom bá halacht in
ben / ropo mára. ¤ airmiten, LU 4312 . ? nirbu mall marb-a. ¤
don mnái, Met. Dinds. iii 50.23 (` death-dirge '). gillai Chon-
80nacht co caími / dáini ra troma. ¤ truagi, TFerbe 626 . lén-a. ¤
`sorry plight', Misc. Hag. Hib. 28 § 42 . ? a a. ¤ a olcc / a
chacht a chorp, IT iii 84 § 75 . Perh. also: créad do ghéandais
san a. ¤ (: falt) úd `in that case', PBocht 13.41 . Hence in
phr. i n-a. ¤ with gen. in a position to, able to: ná tathaoir
85T. / 's gan é i n-a. ¤ bhur n-agallmha `as he cannot answer
you
', Content. iv l . ó taoi-se i n-a. ¤ mh'agallmha, v l. gan é
i n-a. ¤ a agallmha it was impossible to speak to him(?), DDána
100.25 .
(e) way, manner: atat tri altai leusom for ind gabail
i.e. they have three ways of chanting the psalms, Mon. Tall.
5 140.28 (§ 33) . noco n-a. ¤ dōib taurcbāil a coss do neachtar
de seach araile it is not their way (of two who always kept
in step), TBC² 3312 . a. ¤ mog mo coire (.i. is ē so gnīmrad
mo coire), Anecd. v 23.5 . is ucht ra mórdílind a. ¤ neich
mar sein i trad-sa `action of anyone', CRR 40 . is essarcain
10cind fri hallib a. ¤ neich mar sain, 42 . Freq. with prep.
FO: nod slaid fón a. ¤ cétna in the same manner, LU 3287
( SC 8 ). fond a. ¤ sin, LL 280a23 ( SG 415.16 ). Also in phr.
as cech a. ¤ : cóir áli riu as cach a. ¤ , LL 374c60 . fuaradar
eg as cach a. ¤ , MacCarthy 434 § 4 . ? a. ¤ dár séan an binnse
15bláth `this brilliant Bench (sc. of justice) hath been our
welfare's hinge
', Ó Bruad. ii 276.20 .
Very common in chevilles: a. ¤ cen imresain, SR 6038 . a. ¤
co mbuadhaib, Anecd. i 73 § 215 . ald n-airge, Arch. iii
293.z . drong tria a. ¤ , IT i 78.31 . cen altu áig, Met. Dinds.
20 iv 98.91 . aichre a. ¤ , Rawl. 148a3 .
Compds. ¤ -bisech: th'earla bhíos ag breith ailtbhisigh
increasing in length (?), DDána 114.6 . ¤ -chaín: mānāis
leathanglas fordūal altchāin uindsenn, TBC² 3346 `on a fair
shaft of ash
', Faraday. ¤ -cháem: dfoghadhaibh altchaémha
25uinnsionn beautiful ash-handled javelins, FM vi 2130.4 .
¤ -chóir: aenmac altc[h]ōir, RC xxxvii 348 § 60 . ¤ -géimnech:
alt-gheimnech a n-a. `cracking of their joints', MR 256.20 .
¤ -gorm: cloidhme altgorma, CF 880 . ¤ -lethan: Echaid a.
big-limbed, Fen. 28.22 .