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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 .

érimm, éraimm n n, n., later f. n s. éraimm n- (: Frémainn),
Met. Dinds. iii 350.20 . LL 131b39 . éraim éirim IGT,
Decl. § 10 . g s. ind érma LU 105b14 . TBC² 675 . na hérma
30 LL 110a14 . (a) a driving, riding; a drive, gallop: éirim
.i. marcaigheachd, O'Cl. indlis L. in carpat ┐ lotár for
érim FB 43 . xx. cetharriad for heraimm, Rawl. 74b5 . each
fui isin re a ricfa a les eirim when he shall require to ride
out
Laws ii 154.19 Comm. re heirim n-espa ... re heirim
35torba riding for pleasure ... for business iii 258.15 .
aimsir erma ... aimsir treobtha 152.4 Comm. ba he luas
ind erma donucsad iar mBregaib such was the speed with
which they drove
TBC² 675 . di lúas ind érma ronuc Cu
C., FB 43 (LU) = and ermo Con C., ZCP iv 160 . ar tressa
40na hérma dobert Laeg ar da n-echaib Con C., RC xiv
416.24 . ba tairmesc erma ┐ imtechta dona hechaibsin
(viz. the bodies of the slain), TTebe 2910 . re snuad-allus
na herma the sweat of the galloping 2338 . meracht a herma
the excitement of its gallop Laws iii 180.19 Comm. co
45n-aipiltis araill ... im-medon a n-erma some (steeds) fell dead
when galloping
CCath. 3481 . la luas a n-eachradh ┐ a
n-érma through the swiftness of their horses and the speed
of their galloping
FM vi 2206.13 . m'eich-si ... is luath a
n-érim MR 82.15 . pnAs name of a horse: Érim, Acall. 268 .
50 (b) a course or journey: ba trom n-erim do Mac Con |
tuidecht ille, techt inond (of an oversea journey), Fianaig.
32.13 . for a n-eraim `on their journey' Ériu viii 156.15 .
Hence, in wider and in fig. sense, (c) a course, procedure,
train (of events, etc.); freq. in poetry in chevilles, where its
55meaning is vague: maso ḟír, fri heraim n-án, | for ṁbith
iarmui do Abram SR 3497 . Eochu Airem, éraimm n-ard,
Met. Dinds. iii 350.21 . eraim n-arg, Laws i 134.9 (in verse)
= eirim n-ard, Cóic Conara p. 45 . éraim n-erglan SR 1468 .
érim ngand, Ériu i 68.13 . eraim (erim) nglé SR 3667 .
60 1071 . 1267 . 1831 . érim ngrinn 2253 . 2567 (hérimm).
erim ṅgúr, 463 . 469 . érim n-úag 5497 . 1401 . 2625 . Course,
lapse (of a period): gurab gearr guaiseamhail éirim na
beatha so, TSh. 7595 . Course, summary (of a story, etc.):
ag so síos go cumair éirim na heachtra, Keat. ii 2938 .
65 nochtais dí éirim an sceoil, iii 625 . gach smuaineadh
d'éirgheadh d'éirim m'intinne in the course of my thought (?)
Hackett iii 7 . For coire érma, see érma.