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erglanad n(ér- ?) m. cleaning, purging: tic in scuab a
Fanait do erglanadh Erenn, Fél. 190.20 (Aug. 29 n.) .
fa thri dorat I. in erglanud-sa for thempul Ierusalem PH
4506 . Cf. iar n-erglan[ad] na [canna]ndae as `after
5clearing the Canaanites out of it
' Ml 68b4 (Thes.).

érgna n io, n. (?) (cf. ecnae, engne) understanding, dis-
crimination, discernment: ergna .i. etargnadh firinne, ut
est: biet mna cin fele ┐ fir cin ergna, O'Dav. 804 . eargna
.i. inntleachd, O'Cl. do bērlaib cech mīl... | dia n-ērgnaib,
10dia n-iladbaib SR 7264 . nā bērla, nā cīall nā cruth, | nā
hērgna nō horddogod 7268 . cen ērgna n-eolais, cen treóir |
cen bērla, i tirib aneóil 3447 . nach ruc úadib a n-érgna | a
céill nach a combérla (of men transformed into swine),
Met. Dinds. iii 386.23 . a feab crotha ┐ ceneoil ┐ eargnæ
15(.i. glicusa) BB 63a3 = Tec. Corm. 5 and Laws iv 376.3
(earngna). d' imdugud a mor-hērgnai (: bērlai), Rawl.
77b7 . ar allud ┐ érgna ┐ aurlabra FB 19 . LU 121b24 .
FM ii 1008.8 . Cf. Hua Duind fer na n-érgna n-óc
(: bērla) LL 33b7 . pnPersonified: Ergna mac Ecnai .i. is
20tuisechu do neoch in t-ecna do bith i n-anmain quam a
thasselbad wisdom must be in a man's soul before he can
display it
(érgna = the exhibition of wisdom, ecna the gift
itself
) LL 187c51 . Rochond mac Ergnai .i. is tuisechu
etargna no intliucht do bith aici quam codnaigi do thas-
25selbad dó, l. 48 . See RC xxvi 30.138 . scol...ic foglaim
in cech ergna (: bérlu) LL 133b36 . As attrib. (?): do
neoch is mó ergna díb ┐ is mó gáes (bhus gaosmuire ┐ bhus
ergna v.l.), Ériu iv 144.11 . senad ergna, Alex. 482 . ollamh
ergna FM i 54.3 (gen. ?), and similar exx. where the quantity
30is not decided, may belong to airgna. See next.

érgnaid adj i (cf. érgna) discerning, clever, knowing:
isim ingen ercnid IT i 123.12 . ergnaid sui (.i. is ergna in
súi) ACC 91 = RC xx 270 . bid ergnaid ngaísi BB 260a58 .
fer eargnaidh inntleachtach FM iv 766.3 . do gach
35eargnaidh (.i. do gach eolach) ZCP v 484 § 8 = do gach
earnaidh iii 378.17 .

ergraimm n grip, seizure, violent attack (?): gabaid a
fuile ergraim (= his wounds broke out afresh ?) TBC² 3615
= ragabsat a ḟuli ilgremma de TBC 6041 .

40 éric, éraic i, f. (vn. of as-ren) n s. ǽraic Ml 59a7 ,
etc. éraic éric IGT, Decl. § 10 . éric (: béillic) ex. 336 . g s.
érca BCC § 222 and see IGT, Decl. l.c. erci, Corm. Y 209
(erca LB). éiricce, Acall. 7085 . n p. eirce, Laws iii 26.17 .
eirca i 258.25 . d p. éarcuibh TD 3.35 . (a) paying out,
45 disbursing: a heiric a cintaib to give it as payment for
crimes
Laws v 128.16 . (b) paying an equivalent for,
compensation (for an injury, etc.): ind ǽric uilc tar æsi
n-uilc rendering evil for evil Ml 59a7 . eritiu briathar ho
neu[c]h ...┐ ǽraic mbriathar tara n-æsi huadsom dia
50cheliu to receive words ... and to repay words for them
59a15 . du éric uilc tar ǽsi alaili to repay (one) evil for
another
127a1 . (c) as a legal term, eric-fine, mulct,
damages imposed acc. to loss inflicted (cf. eneclann): ben
eraic oir ┐ airgid, cruid ┐ cethra amuigh and gach ēn-
55drochraed dā ndēntar fūd BCC § 43 . dal a talione .i. o eruic,
O'Mulc. 291 . arna beth ni gen eiric (.i. cen a fīr-īc in
neich dlegar and), Laws v 476 y ( 478 x ). asrenar lan-
eraic i n-ingin macdacht full fine is paid for a grown
daughter
ii 404.15 . leith-eiraic 404.17 . luid E. ... do
60cuingid a mna ┐ erca co Midir. dobert do a mnai ┐ an eruic
conauttaig .i. toc[h]ur dar Mōin L., BB 353a38 = Dinds. 3 .
teora eirce (.i. eneclann ┐ dire ┐ aithgin), Laws iii 26.17 .
cetheora eirca ... aithgin ┐ dire, tairgille ┐ enecland i
258.25 . Esp. of price paid to his kindred for a man slain,
65 wer-geld (cf. eraic graece erciscunda diuicio communis rei ,
O'Mulc. 415 ): eiric .i. coirpdire .i. iarna ecaib, Laws v
514.4 Comm. doratad eric a athar o claind Morna do
Find RC ii 90.35 . lán-éraic a athar do thabairt dó, ib. l. 17 .
fearand Osraige a n-eraic Etersceoil romarbsad Laigin as
5an eric for E. whom the Leinstermen had killed
RC xxiv
186.18 . ní thuc duine reomum-sa éiric án duine domuirfí-
[de] a cath no one ever before me paid eric for a man slain
in battle
Acall. 6165 . tangamar d'iarraid eirice ar n-athar
ortsu 6155 . d'iarraid éiricce a senathar 7085 . ag íarruidh
10érca ar C. san gnímh sin BCC § 222 . éiric do ghabháil a
[= i] marbhadh duine, Keat. i 66.10 . G. ... do marbhadh
go tegmaiseach d'aon buille ga....sé ba ┐ sé fichitt do
thabhairt ina éraic iarsin FM 1400 (iv 768.9) . (d)
in general compensation, return (for something done or
15suffered): ragaidh éric duit ann .i. comhaitte friumsa for
nimh, Buile Ṡ. 146.23 ; 150.21 . nemh uaimsi ... | da
gach énnech mar éraic BNnÉ 286.16 . i n-é. ¤ in return
for, in requital for; offsetting: i n-éaraic a aithrighe as
reward for his repentance
Dán Dé vi 32 . i n-éaruic mo
20chean to counterbalance my sins xi 10 . a n-éruic mar do
chennchadur sin Mac Dé in return for having bought
Maund. 78 . an tAltus do radh fo tri gach lai an fedh beir
at bethaidh a n-eraic ar licis tort de gan radh BCC § 217 .
ag iarruidh maithemhnuis air a n-éuruic fhola mo thigherna
25Iosa, Parrth. Anma 356.4 . Cf. tabhair dhamh a Dhé
nimhe | cungnamh th'éarca d'aithrighe, Dán Dé xxii 18 .