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étarbaige n iā, f. (étarbach) uselessness, unprofitableness:
cia no beth sencus aile and...is bec cach senchus dib i n-[a]
aithfegad sum, ar a n-etarbaige iar firinde `because of their
uselessness
' Introd. to SM, Laws i 34.18 . ficell .i. ar a
5hedtarbaighe `a chessboard [is a difficult pledge] because
of its unprofitableness
' v 250.13 .

etarball n interval (?): cen caithim re, cen etarbaill
aimsire RC xxxvii 346 § 13 . Cf. etaruall.

etarbás: xsee etirbás.

10 etar-bí v(bíu; some of the exx. below may belong to
* etar-ben). is between ; is distinct from (?) : with subj. ní
or impersonally with acc. ; pres. ind. aní [amail v.l.] etirbí
fiachu etirbí comlaidre in proportion to the fines is the
co-responsibility
(?) Cáin Ad. 47 (cf. iterbi ni cluas ┐ aicsen,
15 O'C. 879 = aritgair...aicsi, O'Dav. 31 ). adaigh eadarba
the space of ground which lies between Laws v 482 z
(with gl. : in adaigh bis etarru, itir na ferandaib 484.22 .
adich etarba .i. a tir comaidhech ..i. co cethri ┐ rl.
O'C. 871 ). slabrad for chimig, adaig eatarba, in glas 484.
205 , with gl. : in adaigh bis etarru, in glas ┐ in cimid the
extent (of chain) between the lock and the captive
(?) 486.6 .
ba .i. fal etarba damscuite a fence which separates (?) O'Dav.
327 . da aichi no a trí etarbaí itir do ceili, Laws iv 48.19
Comm. , is obscure and perh. corrupt (leg. i tír do ch. ? or :
25 itir dá ch. ?). ispertside inneterbied a ngnimu acht tissed
dó co hǽs ferdattad. aspert cāch eterdobíed ZCP ix 133 =
TBC² 504 (eterbíad a gnímu...eterdabíad LU ; acht t.
doib LUY. The reading a ng. is probably to be retained,
as the om. of n before gn is not uncommon).
30 Cf. acht ron-ithed [a thorad] ria mbas nicon etarbai
aestu ina imdhuidh acht cend i cotlud, Ériu ii 118.13 ,
which seems corrupt.

etarbúas, etarúas, -úais adj in mid-air, aloft: ní
roiched bun a bunsaige lár trath co ngebed a barr etarla
35etarbuas TBC 896 (= condagaibeth resiu dorodsad a bun
for lār TBC² 382 ). tarraid M. caem-dóit Congail eadarla
eadarbhuas gan tibriud re talmain MR 300.27 . gebthi C.
in roth ┐ ba hetarbuas tarraid hé in mid-air he caught it
FB 64 . no cinged for a chúlu etarbúas fot n-aurchora he
40would spring backwards in mid-air
88 . rolingestar in
béist etaruas i n-aeor LB 202a = PH 7237 . muna
deachais isin ær edrauas [sic] for foluamain BB 484b20 =
Aen. 3175 . rolinges...súas isin ǽér eadarbhúas, Buile Ṡ.
44.2 . Fl. Earls 140.15 . ossé etarbúas imbi imma cúaird
45 FB 87 . masa comesargain do dib ordaib etarbuas if two
sledges collide (while brandished) in the air
Laws iii
188.15 Comm. ic foluamain isin ær eturuas LB 230ax .
amal bói in nathair umaide ic maccu Israel for slaitt
etaruas, Todd Lect. vi 18.8 . rotócbait etaruas i tempul
50Ṡolman iat LB 222a35 . an donāl doní an cū suas | ┐ a
gob etarbhūas its muzzle thrust up in the air ZCP xiii 7.16
= Mélusine v 85 . mergi Fergail occu etrubuas ar totim a
mergead uli, Cog. 176 y . isin aér edarbhuas FM vi
2012.10 . uaistibh ettarbuas 2198.5 . an coibeis baoi
55uasda etarbhúas, Hugh Roe² 43.2 (f. 23a) . an firmament
etirbhuas FM v 1700.11 . don aer etaruas, Fl. Earls
188.9 . -úais : lía cloiche ara dernnaind, ┐ dobered ró
n-urchair di...┐ do rithed fuithe ┐ do gabad etarbuais ina
glaic hi, Acall. 5811 . eadarbhúais, aidhmhillte, ar
60lithiughadh, doigh, amhluadh intinne, anbhùain, etc., Kirk .
Cf. eadarbhuas and eadarbháos ` bustle, tumult, fright,
madness, Buil[e] Suib[ne],' P. O'C.

etarbúasach adj o-ā (etarbúas) suspended in the air, aloft,
hovering above
: glas-neoill utmalla etarbhuasacha, CCath.
65 4362 . na haquili...eitecha etarbuasacha 4927 . neoill
eadarbhuasacha an aeidhéir, Mac. an Iolair 20.23 . na
mergedha etarbhuasacha, Lism.L. 3078 . in cuvuruanfadh
anal-utmall etarbuasach ic tepersain...a heocurbelaibh na
n-ech, CCath. 4956 . each...allata eterbuasach plunging
5 4735 . do ling a n-airde go heturbhúasach RC xxix 112.
23 . do thóguibh le go hédrom edurbhuasach aerdha...é,
Ériu v 168.100 . do thógbuinn in muc...co heturuhasach
aggarb (of a hawk lifting prey), Anecd. i 38.23 . d'eilltibh
eadurbhúasacha flighty, skittish Acall. 3512 n.