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etar adj(in Bérla na filed) great: etar (.i. mor) ZCP v
487.2 .

etar~: xfor compds. beginning with, see also eter-.

etarairdbe n io, n. destruction, slaughter: in etarairdbe
5(gl. internecionem) Ml 123b11 .

etaraisnéis n an inter-relation, interpolation, digres-
sion: etaraisneis dorala ar menmain in ugdair ann seo,
Laws v 20.19 Comm. etaraissneis did[i]u sin remaind
this is a digression Aisl. MC. 55.17 .

10 étarbach adj o-ā unprofitable, useless: comtinól n-écraib-
dech n-étarbach na mac mallachtan FA 1 . co ro dimicc-
niger ...gach nglōir n-éttarbhaigh in bhethadh frecnairc,
Scúap Chráb. 36 . na rosoebhthar ar n-eistecht tria ceolaibh
ettarbhachaibh 37 . forcetul dúr étarbach na n-eretecda
15 PH 4919 . co cói n-étarbaig profitless (unavailing)
lamentation 8306 . amuil is etarbach grech na cno faisi
cen torad aici, is amlaidh is etarbach na neiche sin do
denam, Laws iv 36.17 Comm. bá dímhain dítharba[ch]
(edtarvach v.l.) in saethar sin, CCath. 1381 . an gcéin
20mhairfeas M....luadh gliadh budh éadtarbhach d'ḟior TD
26.27 . óna fuair-tinghealltoibh imrighne ettarbhacha
FM vi 2140.22 . i ffioll aduathmair éttarbhaidh v 1774.20 .
i n-ainfhiachaibh éadtarbhacha, TSh. 5428 . an tan is
éadtarbhach tadhall na sácramainteadh don druing ghlacas
25go neimhfhiúntach iad = cum obsunt indigne tractantibus
4551 ; 605 . ar son anma comh-éudarbhaigh reum anamsa
a soul as unprofitable as mine Parrth. Anma 393.5 . As
subst.: slainti espaig ┐ etarbaig `idlers and unprofitable
workers (i.e. persons whose presence there was unnecessary
30for their profit)
' Laws, iii 166 z Comm. . 224.10 .

etarbae n io, n. a fence: etarbe .i. erbe eter eit a fence
between cattle
O'Mulc. 458 . combongat etarba .i. cia
coimmbrister in ba bis etarru .i. ailedha ┐ airbedha, O'Dav.
281 . (?) draighneach bis i fal eatarba (`an unprofitable
35fence
' tr.) Laws iv 150.11 Comm.

étarbae n io, n., later m. a thing of no profit, a useless,
vain thing: cor im Cruachain dia Samna | ni hada acht is
etarba it is not meet, it is unprofitable (unlucky ?), to make
a covenant concerning C. on the day of Samain
BB 268a12
40= BR 20.6 . torbae iar n-etórbu, Laws i 254.10 . buailis
in fear coin na mna | da bhois gerbo etarbha BB 25b30 .
dá raibh coir i gcionn mh'anma | dom aighne budh
éadtarbha | bheith...ar mo leas-sa, Dán Dé iv 6 . dogéna
ór...do indebar na n-ech...┐ da cech étarba olchena
45 rubbish, trash PH 7276 . tarfas dam fīs, fúaim n-amra |
romloisc grīs a hetarba the foolishness of it has made me
blush
(?) (Pharaoh and his dream) SR 3310 .

etarbáegal n m. unguarded position, i n-e. ¤ open to
attack; at a disadvantage: fo-gaib e. ¤ (with gen. or ar, for
50of obj.) gets at a disadvantage, gets a chance (to attack,
escape, etc.): atússa isin tṡíd...nóco fuarus edurbaegal in
tsídha aráeir (`a chance opening to escape' SG ii 204 ),
Acall. 4095 . in fail i fagbad na curpu rena losccud in
n-eturbaegul fora fuataib `where bodies were left in
55jeopardy
' CCath. 3976 . in gach airm fogabatt aon diob i
n-eadarbhaogul no i n-uathadh sochaidhe ZCP xiv 230.13 .
FM vi 2034.23 . 2330.10 . ar a tteccmail i n-edarbhaoghal
...aga naimhdibh 2030.22 . dus an bfuighbhetis elang
no eatarbhaogal for araill do bhailtibh Meic M.,
60 Hugh Roe 304.24 (f. 79b) . drong d'Uib M....do fagbháil
edarbaoghail ar Iarla D., FM v 1792 z . Hence in sense of
surprise, unexpected attack: dus an ccaomhsattaois ettar-
bhaoghal éiccin for aos na ceilcce FM v 1862.21 (perh.
elliptical for: dús an cc.e.é. d'ḟagbáil for a.) = dus an ttáirsittis
65baogal for a., Hugh Roe² 5.10 (f. 2b) .