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? étath n g s. cáine étatho `a beauty of freshness ' Im. Br.
13 (: datho; etdatha, ettdatha, éd datha, edatha, étdatha,
cainet datho MSS.) (`seems the gen. of é-tath, the opposite
of tath .i. searg... O'Cl. ', K. M. ib. p. 38 ).

5 étche n iā, f. (étig) uncomeliness, ugliness: doberat mo
bráthir im ainech mu étchi, Trip. 152.6 . can éitchi
chuirp LL 139b8 . éitche an teaghlaigh, Dán Dé xxv 27 .
re ndeachaidh tu a gcáoile ┐ a ccian-eitc[h]e `with which
thou hast grown lean and hideous
' Ériu v 80.12 .

10 étches n(étig ?) ugliness, hideousness (?): d s. atbath fiche
fer dib ar éitcis ocus huathbas horror IT iii 240.163 .
g s (?) aithisc fir eitchesa (etcessa v.l.) .i. Dalach mac Tilchain
(a kenning), Anecd. ii 52.7 .

etchid, etigid v(etech) refuses (with acc. of pers. and
15 imm or acc. of thing): pres. ind. s. 3 caire in fir nach eitcenn
nach richt duine um biad, Laws v 242.20 Comm. rel. inti
etces na dama im biadh 164.30 Comm. eitches 172.25
Comm. pl. ní eitighitt a mná fir ar doman, Maund. 154 .
pass. ceall o n-eitcither cach richt, Laws v 118.3 , 168.10 .
20 tech o n-eitither [eteagar v.l.] cach richt 162.20 .
eitchither iat im na mnáib the women are refused to them
(in marriage) Met. Dind. iii 324.15 . pres. subj. ce roeitche
se nech, Laws v 174.1 Comm. acht na roeitighea 16.18
Comm. dá n-eitghi fhear IGT, Introd. § 53 . sec. fut. s. 1
25 ní eiteochainn tiagernus do gabáil úaitsi, Fier. 58 . pret.
and perf. (a) ni ro eitig neach im ni riamh MR 52.10 .
dia ro chuindig O. do mnai ingen R.; cor er ┐ cor eitig an
ingen eseom, Dinds. 138 . do iarr for in maccraidh in
chloch do chur...; rus eitigh in maccraidh in ní sin, Cóir
30Anm. 40 . (b) ra érastar ┐ ra eittchestar F. na techta
TBC 3013 . mas e...ro eitcistar na dama um biadh,
Laws v 120.24 Comm.

ete: xsee ette.

? éte: n na héte ochta nó na cuislenna (gl. venas) Lor.
35Gild. 222 .

etech o, n. (vn. of as-toing) refusal, refusing: ni eitech
...cia isto it is not refusal...though he refuse Laws v 172.
16 . ii 388.2 . O'Dav. 139 . dia ndenut etech daime if
they refuse (to entertain) a company
Laws i 56.23 Comm.
40 da nderna ar n-eitech if he refuse us YBL 373a16 = Ir.
Monthly 1921, 460 . brugaid cách co eitech, Tec. Cor. § 31.9 .
toichniuch iar n-etiuch after refusal of hospitality Laws
iv 336.4 . gan a mháoir do leiccen...fo eiteach not to
dismiss his steward with a refusal
BNnÉ 261.2 . ag dul
45uadha fa eiteach, Ir. Monthly 1921, 26 . fir nách aideómha
ar n-eiteach `who will not allow me to be refused' TD 42.
2 . gen gu rugadh a eiteach `though he has not refused'
(of smith who has not performed work for his neighbours)
Laws v 16.4 . airnisi gobann...no cerda berar eiteach `by
50whom refusal is given
' 16.7 (ona mberar e. ¤ , footnote).

étechta adj io-iā (téchtae) unbecoming, improper, irregular,
unlawful; that which is improper or illegal: gabail etechta
`unlawful seizure' Laws ii 84.10 . g. edechta v 476.22 .
athgabail éidechta iv 32.4 . in midhach etechta the
55unlawful
(i.e. unprofessional or improperly qualified)
physician v 146.22 Comm. iii 320.21 Comm. condelg
n-eteichta improper comparison Auraic. 2772 (in etechtu
377 , see below). conndelg n-edtechta .i. `fors' ferr fios
.i. etechta indsin, ar ni maith ainbfios 2775 . etechta
60doib cipe inruiret oc dul seccu it is `unlawful for them
if they sting anyone'
(of bees) Laws iv 176.22 . (perh. it
is (a case of) illegality for them
or (a case of) their
being illegal
). tellach co n-airim etechta (.i. ba tar eis na
n-ech no imurcraid d'echuib) v 210.4 ; 20 . indrud etechta
65`unlawful incursion' 228.6 ; 224.6 . As subst.: atait
teora aimsera inseagair éidechta la feine `on which
illegalities are prosecuted
' iv 32.3 . na mic dorónta i
n-etechtu ┐ i n-adhaltras `begotten in illegality' TTr.² 194 .
dulcius est mare P. quam cetera...┐ condelc in etechta in
5sin improper comparison Auraic. 732 . condelg in etechtu
377 . Cf. 662 . ni íadat iubaili for étechtu ail an unlawful
blemish
(?) IT i 213.23 .