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éccaíne n(possibly fr. 1 éccaín with primary meaning
friction, discomfort: The first syll. undoubtedly came to
be identified with éc death and the word is in usage a
synonym of coíne) groaning, lamentation, mourning: gen.
50 athach écaine (: cētaīne) SR 8103 . do-lluid chucu M....
d'ḟuatuch Étáine co n-úath | dia mbái écáine iltúath, Met.
Dinds. iii 350 (= is annsin rothócbatar banntrocta fer
nErinn a ngáiri guil IT i 128 ). rotirmai sécáine uilc |
d'ingnais Étáine 352 (= rotirmaiss écaine ocus mór olcc...
55duit bith i n-ingnaiss do mna IT i 129z ). nior erig riam
gan eccaine (of a wounded warrior) TBC 2253 St.
égaine gan taithleach lamentation without appeasement
(of sinners in torment) RC xxiv 382 . nochar chuirset
riam co sé | ēnchath as mó egcaine, Acall. 1142 . damhna
60eccáoine, Buile Ṡ. § 67 . ní dhó as mhó ḟuil ar n-éagcaoine,
Gofraidh Fionn, Ir. Monthly 1919, 168 . i ndeaghaidh
mh'éagaoine after my lamentation TD 3.50 . go
gcualadar éagcaoine Thaidhg T.'s moaning Keat. ii 4571 .
thuilleas éagcaoine na marbh who earn the reproaches of the
65dead
TSh. 4572 .
As vn.: ra gab C. ac écáine ┐ ac airchisecht Fir diad
TBC 4005 . isbert Conall na briathrasa oc egaine Concobair
in lamentation for C.('s death) Ériu viii 172 . ac écaine in
fhir nóim do crochad PH 2441 . robadar icá n-écaine co
5fata, Acall. 3423 . ic uchbadhaigh ┐ ac egáini moir, CCath.
500 . Buile Ṡ. § 66 . complaining (of): cid tai d'accaine ┐
d'egaine, a ingen ? YBL 63b33 . is córa duit...t'imned
d'écáine fris, Mer. Ulix 222 (D iv 2). gun Róimh ag
éagcaoine a huilc TD 24.24 . ag éagcaoine na guaise
10 bewailing the peril TSh. 2126 . a éagcaoine é féin do
bheith ag dul ar seachrán 9591 . ag éagcaoine ar Dhia ris
féin 4250 .

éccaínid v i laments, grieves for; complains of: ronecain
[Patraic] fri Dia dúrcraidhitaid na nGaoidhel, Lism. L.
15 228 . mairg cluais rocúala ┐ na ro écain PH 3308 . do
éagaoin Dia an dealochadh, Dán Dé i 13 . ro eccaoin a
himneadh...fris an amhsaidh FM v 1872 . éagcaoinis an
ainbheart le R., Keat. iii 4987 - 4988 . re codhnach cláir E.
éagcaoinfiod mo luit, Ó Bruad. iii 200 . a bhean nā hēagcaoin
20 ML 38.10 . is é aní céadna so éagcaoineas Dáibhídh,
TSh. 3435 .

éccaíniud (vn. of éccaínid) groaning, lamenting:
écóiniud (v.l. eccainedh, eccoine, eccaine) Im. Br. § 9 . pl.
écaínti LL 239a2 = TTr. 1637 .

25 éccaínte as verb. necess. of éccaínid: fer cédmhaoite
curadh | ni heccaointe a eigher, 23 N 28, 35 (cf. Ir. Monthly
1921, 290 ).

éccaíntech adj o-ā lamenting, plaintful, doleful: an
eachlach...osnadach ecaintech YBL 177a35 = BB 257b28 .
30 ba buaidertha ecaintech batar or ni fess cia croch sech a
cheli accu LB 233a25 . comba hoengleo écnech ecaintech
uaimnech uathbásach in cathair 155a17 . eccáointeach
atú-sa anocht, Buile Ṡ. § 67 . co huchfadhach écaintech,
CCath. 2245 . Acall. 4048 . trésan méirṡeang bhfial
35bhfaoilteach | fian Éireann go héagcaointeach, GF.,
Ir. Monthly 1919, 3 . gul ┐ geran atruagh [sic leg.] egain-
tech ZCP vi 66.20 . nach dleaghair dhúinn bheith íogmhar
éagcaointeach querulous TSh. 8220 .

? éccaír: ind aibíd úr d'olainn tréata | mná nar ḟuiling
40aoinéata, bun ar éagcaoin d'easbaidh uaidh | gé d'eascair
d'éagcaoir adhḟuair, Ó Bruad. ii 118 . (compd. of éc—?)

éccáir: xsee éccóir.

éccalma adj(neg. of calma) unmanly, weak, unvaliant:
ni bad eslan enirt eccalma ina degaid BB 241b3 = YBL
45 66b40 ( SR 4165 ). ba hecalma re Grecaib bas d'[f]agbail
don maccaem `the Greeks deemed it the reverse of
chivalrous
' (v.l. hecail), Celt. Rev. x 24.22 = TTebe
2519 . osnadhach éccalma, Buile Ṡ. 100.9 . do chuinnsccléo
ní héccalma, Cog. 62.14 .

50 eccda: xsee cit. under ec.

ecce indgl. follus, but the word is probably Lat. ecce: ecce
aear .i. is follus dam in t-aear RC xx 408 ( Amr. CC 132 ).
ecce .i. follus, ut est: Isaias fáidh co fír dam | Colum Cille
cin miblad, ecce is follus a ear | ocus in dias dom didnad
55 O'C. 1353 (<H 3.18, 615b).

éccéillid, -e: adj wanting in sense or judgment, wild : bō
ainmin egceillidh , Aisl. Tund. 100 = bō mer micheillide 126 .
fear écceillidhe MR 284.10 . na heachraidhi andrennda
egceillidhi, Fl.Earls 186.12 . daoine lemha ecceillidhe,
60 Parrth. Anma 203.19 . Cf. éccíalla, éccíallaid, -e.

éccell n(apparently neg. of cíall) a concealed or unforeseen
peril, a trap, ambush (?): éccell .i. aicmeil, ut est án cach
tigradh forrethar airndil nach suidhi[g]thi anmann i
n-eicill [v.l. eigill] .i. nocho suidhigthi do neoch sin in
65baile is aigbeil dona hanmanduib, O'Dav. 796 . ecell .i.
gnímh borblachais do imirt fair ia[r]na thoirmescc dhe,
O'C. 513 (<H 3.18, 259). eccell .i. ciall ecca (i.e. ex-
pectation of death
?) O'Mulc. 356 . dilius cach turcreic iar
fognum techta cen meth, cin follugad, cen elguin, cin ecell,
5cen eislis ZCP xiv 364 ( = Laws ii 268 ; .i. im an mbrath
Comm. ). cin egill ZCP 366 ( = Laws ii 272 ) ; see ZCP xv 260 . focra
fores cach n-écell (v.l. ecill) ┐ rl. .i. urfoicill a foirithin co
heallam gach cin do dena[m] tria droch-cell, O'Dav. 1000 .
buith for é. ¤ ambushing, snaring (?) : mor do bid in Satan
10for eicill Coluim Cille ┐ a muintiri YBL 164a19 = ecell RC
xx 402 . for ecell a cheile `lying in wait for each other'
RC xiv 243 . Cf. eigil .i. gorta no fuacht `famine, extreme
cold, necessity, poverty, also poor weak feeble
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