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ar-peiti v(*ar-sét, Ped. ii 627 ). Presumed short vowel of root
due to infl. of prot. forms, ib. Initial p- (somet. b-) usual
45in deut. forms, f- in prot. forms, see Thurn. Gramm. 124 .
Freq. also with -tt- in deut. forms. Cf. also peited, peitid.
Somet. treated as simple verb airfitid (see also airfitigid).
For the orig. literal meaning blows or sounds before see
Ped. ii 627 , 480.3 . In the exx. us. sounds to, plays for,
50 entertains, etc., with subject meaning music, entertainment ,
etc.: arpeti cech díne it entertains (edifies?) every group,
Fél. Ep. 79 (of the Félire). aruspeittet céola ┐ airfiti
music and entertainment perform for them, TBFr. 287 . fūaim
na gāithe frisin leman ardonpeiti makes music for us, ZCP
55 vii 310 § 7 = ardos peti, Reeves Ad. 274.19 . arpetitis
rīgu . . . ceōl na n-ēn . . ., ZCP iii 39 § 12 (ceōl neut. pl.?).
don fir roairfitset uili whom all amused, xii 291.3 (of musical
instruments, etc.). is tṡenchoss ardospeitted `in the legend
that chanted to them
', Met. Dinds. iii 104.11 . dáig nosoerfeted
60a medar because their mirth used to entertain them,
Ériu iv 124.y . is ed no-arfitedh Connachtai gach lai, eisin ac a
indisi doip . . . this was what used to amuse, ZCP i 103.y .
atat . . . brechtrad fors na cetfadaib ┐ fors na h-ulib ailib arpetet
do duine which give pleasure to man, Alex. 998 . atat
65araile . . . arpetet o ṡúilib i fégad cumtach gémm . . . ┐ nis
oirfitet diar cluassaib ná sróna, arpetet caínbolud . . . ┐
nirpetet (= ni arpetet) o ṡúilib, 1001-4 . Note further:
arbeittet bairdni bindi / . . . ainm nAeda sweet poems extol
(`modulate') the name of A.
, Thes. ii 295 § 8 . arid fetis,
70 320.64 (Hy. ii) has been referred to ar-fet, but may belong
to ar-peiti, see note. arrospetti mael an animal's head is
their portion
(at a feast), LL 3773 (see Fasc. M 19.56 ).
arpéite na hócasa (of the head of a dead warrior), SG 412.15 .
Exact application uncertain (and vb. perh. redundant) in:
75 bao sūan ┐ ālgeni arapete in mac dēgenuch ar thrumma ina
brithi, ZCP iv 36.19 = arabeitte, TBFr. 115 . See
Études Celt. ii 16 . In TBFr. 114 , where MS has arbíth = ara bith,
ZCP iv 36.17 , and where ed. has emended to arabeiti, the
verb should perh. be referred to ar-tá.
80Later (?) with subj. meaning musician(s), etc.: aruspettet
(.i. sennit) a n-áes ciuil their musicians play to them, LU
4736 ( TBC² 250 ). ardopetet iarom a n-áes ciúil ┐ airfite,
8181 ( FB 13 ). cāine ailme ardommpetead `the bravest band
makes music to me
', K. and H. 30 . arrospedet ceól . . . na
85mna maithe the good women play music to them,
Anecd. i 61§ 98 . airfid Laigniu anocht feib roairfedis do thigerna o
chianaib `amuse the Leinstermen . . . as thou amusedst . . .',
RC xxiv 62 § 21 . airfided nech aili thu anocht `let someone
else amuse thee
', 50 § 7. ? arpetend carbach fo chruch, LL
20178 ( Oss. i 49 . Leg. -ind?).
5 Vn. airfitiud. IGT Verbs § 83 .

arra xsee arrae.

1 arracht n? Orig. o, n. (ar + riocht, P. O'C. See Vendr.
Lex.). Later m. a. ¤ m. (g s. and n p. -aicht, -achta), IGT
Decl. § 25 . Note also inna dí a. ¤ déacc (na da a. ¤ v.l.), Trip.²
10 1013 . a. ¤ : gallacht, Met. Dinds. iv 22.56 .
(a) idol, idolatrous image: cid na arrachta .i. iudula , Ml.
42a11 - 12 . delba ┐ arracht[a] na [n]dūlæ dognītis in geinti,
Corm. Y 751 . na huili arrachta na n-ídal, Trip.² 334 . bátar
inna arrachta (innarrachta anarrachta v.l.) huili inna ligib,
15 2288 . tempul ídal ┐ a. ¤ , 46 . d'adrad idal is a. ¤ , SR 2408 .
nech tober epthai nó dogni a. ¤ `bogey', Ériu vii 168.1 . ra
h-acailait a ndei . . . ┐ a n-ana ┐ a n-arrachta, LL 219b11 .
i sollomnaib a ndée ┐ a n-a. ¤ , TTr.² 485 . roíarfaigset scela
dond a. ¤ , 691 . co tucsad a. ¤ Menerba leo, Aen. 470 . ?`curson',
20senainm d'árracht de, Met. Gl. 21 § 71 . arr[acht] .i. dealbh,
O'Cl. a. ¤ .i. dealbh nó fúath, P. O'C.
(b) apparition, spectre, monster (in later lang. often
simply in vague pejorative sense): ni ha. ¤ na urchóit mhisi,
ZCP xi 40.19 . meglech na n-a. ¤ ndemhon (of spirits in hell),
25xii 389.18. re h-abaisib na n-a. ¤ , MR 230.23 . ag airlech in
arrachta, SG 251.28 . gabsat . . . na nēil ollchoicthe a. ¤ / for
slēib conmaicne Connacht (of the coming of the Túatha Dé
D.), ZCP xiv 174 § 3 = na neol olcoichthe a. ¤ , LL 1200 .
connacatar . . . a. ¤ duine truaigh diblighi, Aen. 146 . conacca
30. . . in n-a. ¤ ṅdóer ṅdochraid . . . for lar in tige (of a hideous
child), LL 13582 . is amlaid robúi sí . . . ina ha. ¤ aidhgill
(of a wild pig), Fianaig. 66.4 . ní rofagaibset Greic int a. ¤
-sa gan indell uilc ecin and (of the wooden horse), Aen. 435 .
in t-a. ¤ (of Hydra), St. Ercuil 1351 . ná fulaing mé i ngalar
35a bhfad / fá chumas na n-áracht ṅduairc `under sullen
demons' sway
', Ó Bruad. i 4 § iii .

2 arracht xsee airmitiu.

arrachta adj(1 arracht). arr - treated as ár - for metrical purposes
in árrachta: ábhachta, DDána 67.15 . : lánshocra, O'Hara
40 1072 . Also árdachta, ardochta. Orig. spectral (cf. TSh.
6679 and perh. also: an aithid árrachta (of the devil),
Trompa na bhF. 4008 ). Usually strong, vigorous, bold,
resolute: roordaigestar Grec rigdamnad uaisli a. ¤ i remthus
catha rompo, BB 431a43 . fir a. ¤ sdūamdha, ZCP xiii 181.11 .
45? ba lámh a. ¤ (arséda v.l.) le P. . . . isin glía[i]dh, CCath. 2157 .
duthaidh don fein arrdhochta, Top. Poems 122.6 (= árrochta,
Top. Poems² 1518 ). duine uasal árdhachta é, Desid. 2924 .
an tan do bhiadh a mhac chomh a. ¤ ┐ go líonfadh a mhéar an
iodh, Keat. ii 3382 . daóine á. ¤ mighty men, Is. xxi 17 . do
50fhásadar . . . 'na ndaoinibh árrthachta, Gen. vi 4 . ba . . . á. ¤
áidhbhseach arrad, Ó Bruad. i 32 xiv . dob áluinn á. ¤
a phearsa, ii 252 xxix . do bhí sé á. ¤ áluinn, Hackett xxxix
150 . lánamha ardhachta ioldathach, Oss. iii 220.4 . sdét
furtill fir a. ¤ , ZCP vi 36.31 . cris a. ¤ iarnaighi, 285.34 .
55 tri . . . aitinn arrachta, Études Celt. i 85.23 . corp cnámharrdh-
achta, Párl. na mB. 37 . a heire . . . a. ¤ , Ériu v 84.20 .
builli . . . a. ¤ , St. Ercuil 1058 . na chulaidh do-chúaidh
rompa / na sdúaidh umail arrochta, IGT Decl. ex. 360 .
? rug a [seadh] a slait chorcra / tarraing eolach arrochta,
60 Magauran 4152 . tuiccsedh a. ¤ , Flower Cat. 488.21 . ? do
Th. . . . / d'fhígheas amhrán ardochta (arrachta v.l.),
Ó Bruad. ii 208 § vi . Cf. airrechtga (airechtaigh, arrachta
v.ll.) fresligi, Tec. Corm. § 16.57 . Superl. ant aenmac
rig . . . dop ailli ┐ dob a. ¤ , Ann. Conn. 1333.6 . Adv. in cocad
65do ergi co a. ¤ , Ann. Conn. 1389.2 . do eirig a aigned co ha. ¤
la hEchtair da hinnsaigid, BB 431a13 . go hathgarb ainmin
ardachta, Flower Cat. 341.18 . co glan ┐ co h-arrachta
pure semper ac strenuus, ITS xxix 197.25 . is laigide na
lochta / mé ar m'inntinn go harrochta / neach ar a mianaibh
70go meirbh / dá mbeath is iarraidh Ifeirn `if I rule my heart
with vigour
', Dán Dé xxi 9 .

arrachtach adj= arrachta: ar an á. ¤ sean `monstrous old man',
O'Gr. Cat. 671.7 . laoidh arrachtuigh Beinne Cailce `lay
of the monster
', O'Gr. Cat. 629 x . strong, vigorous, powerful:
75 triar . . . arachtacha do chlannaibh Fh., ML 116.16 . tarang
árachtach, CF Eg. 194 . arrachtach cech athissech, Tec.
Corm. § 15.31 (cf. arrachtaid). Compar. is mó ┐ is árrach-
tuigh[e] na daoine ud na sinne, Deut. i 28 . Adv. go ha. ¤ ,
ML 20.5 . Cf. airrechtach.

80 ? arrachtaid n(1 arracht). Cf. airrechtach. athisech cach
n-urrachtaig `every stubborn person is liable to be reviled',
ZCP xvii 63 § 37 . See follg.

arrachtaide n(arracht): mar árachtaidhe (arachtaídh, árach-
duidhe, árrachtaig v.l.) iongantach claonmhailíseach (of the
85devil), Trompa na bhF. 4389 .

arrachtaige n(arrachtach) strength: ar arrachtaighe a n-inntenn,
Atlantis iv 220.15 . do arrachtaidhe na n-obar n-aosda,
Geneal. Tracts i 20.4 .