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étig adj i unnatural, unseemly, uncomely; ugly, repulsive
(opp. to álind and coím): etich .i. nephdithe .i. is doescair
55cāch can etach n-imbe. etig didiu ni cumtaig [= coimtig ?]
cruth, O'Mulc. 462 (for first definition here cf. amlaid
rochuired in macc | cen étach... | immar ros fuc in
chumal | étig adtrúag..., Ériu iv 94 § 8 ). édidh .i. gránna,
O'Cl. ZCP v 484.3 (etig). cid álind cid etig Sg 28b6 .
60 étig sin (turpe, of a cacophonous combination) 138b2 . da
sciath... | aincit ecommuaim n-eitig, Auraic. 2066 . aigned
caom ┐ aigned n-eitig. a. caom: is i sron no suil na mna.
a. n-eitigh: is e (no is i) fiacail no bel na mna 3131 . 600 .
(of a garment:) eitig fri hairechtus unseemly for an
65assembly
FB 37 Eg. (si hetig, Voss.). ciarbo alaind taitnem-
ach inn étachsa...is nemthaitnemach étig aduathmar i
trasta he PH 8166 . secht múir imón cathraigsin | ba etig
a dend its aspect was terrifying LU 9383 (= heitigh,
Anecd. iii 54.22 ). buden is í éitigh uathmar TBC 5399 .
5 ben...┐ sí éidigh imodhur urgrándha, Anecd. i 77.3 . ba
heitigh anaithnid...an míl, Lism. L. 2216 . amaid éidigh,
TSh. 6621 . amharc éidigh uathbhásach an aidhbhirseóra
6656 . ata crand i ndorus liss | ni hétig cocetul friss IT
i 218.22 . monúar...a gheilt... | do ueth eittigh im-
10ṡniomhach, Buile Ṡ. 48.10 . Cf. nirb étig ria hail, Met.
Dinds. iv 236.11 . pl. it etchi na mná, Alex. 983 . fri
án teóra drecha éitchi LU 95b24 = BDD 130 . ria ndaer-
básaib éitchib anaebdaib, Alex. 180 . Cf. piasta ifrinn
éidighe, TSh. 6192 (quot.).
15 Compar. and superl.: cid caem lenn in leth fail frinn |
...in leth aili... | nocon eitchiu SR 276 . éitchi indát fúatha
Hérenn uglier than (all) the spectres of Ireland Ériu iv 100.
15 . cusin ndeilbh ba hetchi don tslúagh doirchi, Aisl.
Tund. 96.5 = fa granna 123.4 . is alaind do cluichi...,
20ar C. ní ba frit bus etchiu, Ériu i 116.36 .
In moral sense: rasuc C. ar écin | ingin Taidc cer
gním étig, Met. Dinds. ii 74.30 . étig in gnim daronsat
(a murder) LL 207b36 . in uair berar airm Congail | a tír
aniúil, fáth n-éidig unseemly cause FDG 443 = MR 54.14 .
25 robo éidigh damsa...inni aderaid rium do dénam it would
be unseemly for me
CCath. 1700 . Cf. is e fath fodera...a
eididh lasin ugdar comad mo eneclann, etc., the author's
repugnance that the honour-price should be, etc.
BB 348b28
= Laws v 114.3 (perh. to be read adeitig, as Laws
30 v 92 w , or aeididh = édig).
With broad cons.: is étach for cluichiu `your playing is
ugly
' Ériu i 118.22 (cf. 116 . 36, cited above). Cf. étoich.

etigud n(ette ?) whizzing, a whizz: sian ┐ etigud na
foghaid RC xii 98.20 . etighud na saiged YBL 210a31
35(sic leg. Ériu v 238.97 ). Cf. caelḟetugud na claideb ica
tarrung a trúallib LL 237a43 = TTr. 1512 .

étigud n u, m. arming: eitiucchudh, v.l. to eitiudh (see
étiud), CCath. 4647 .

etil(l)id v(etel) flies: imp. s. 2 eitill mar éun chum do
40ṡléibhe, Ps. xi 1 . pres. pl. 3 eitillid siadh [sic] as amhuil
iolar, Prov. xxiii 5 . pret. s. 3 d'eitil sé...ar sciothánaibh na
gaóithe Ps. xviii 10 .

et(a)im, aitim n f. (earlier n, n. ? *ess-dithaim ?) etim,
eataim, aitim IGT, Decl. § 13 . The primary meaning is
45uncertain; Meyer's analysis ( Wortk. 134 ) is wrong, as the
initial is short and the following cons. voiceless ( etim: etill
IGT, Decl. ex. 636 . Cf. Die Bürgsch. p. 12 ). I Spring,
leap (?); thrust (?): rucsat da eitim edtroma fírluatha i cert-
comdail a chele MR 266.15 . Cf. do rug sí eitim is
50sceinnim ITS iii1 146x . As vn.: bui dibergach...oc eitim ┐
oc ingreim ar P., Acall. 4049 . II Chance, opportunity;
breach (?): eitim .i. báoghal, O'Cl. Usually with vb. of
reaching or seizing: tancatar ┐ rusc mor leo do gabail etma
for B., ┐ dia doerad iarsein mani hetar im imda acce to take
55B. by surprise
(?) Thes. ii 332 z = Lism. L. p. 320 w . ba
gabáil etma don ríg | immar tharras ina thír, Met. Dinds.
iv 46.49 . ni riacht ceachtar de eitim gona na letartha for
araile, Aen. 3130 . tárraidh mac I. eitim ngabala ar
dhaghbhaile daingen FM v 1674.16 . táraidh E. eitim
60gona ┐ baeguil for P., D iv 2, 77 [71]va 41 . ar in mbráen
mar do úair etim | do-chúaidh cráebh d'etill tar ais IGT,
Decl. ex. 636 . fuaratar etim ar ghlaslaith an iarla coro
marbhadh a ngar do ched dibh FM v 1600.10 . no gu
faicim fear na scél | ní ḟear dér acht d'aitim úam IGT,
65 Decl. ex. 637 . dus an ccaomhsatais d'eisleis no d'etim rocht-
ain aissidhe go S., Hugh Roe, 278.24 . d'aitim no
d'uaicnes, Celt. Rev. iv 208.21 . Cf. eo gan eitim `salmon
unfailing
' [never off guard?] Ó Bruad. iii 150 . III In
Laws applied to a species of pledge , apparently in a
5transferred sense; the most explicit ex. recorded is: etaim
.i. gell do thuit ar eit do buith i tir comaithig a pledge
which is forfeited
(?) for cattle being on a neighbour's
land
O'Mulc. 467 . ettim ebraice robustoria (?), ar is ar
niurt berair ib. diles cach n-etaim acht diroth cach techta
10iar re ┐ aputh ZCP xiii 23 y (see Die Bürgsch. p. 12 ).
leath gacha hathgabala ina hindligedh athgabála...┐ ní tét
etuim (.i. smacht) tar cúic bú do tuaith, Laws i 270.8 . ni
[leg. in ?] mug...ni gaibther an-aetaim fri dlighidh...he,
acht cos i nglais 104 y (with gl.: noca gabur a netmanugh-
15adh neich eile fris... 106.12 ). ni bi eataim iar fiachuib
.i. nocha bi smacht roairde gotha no roísle gotha dona
feichemnaib na orra iar cindiud a fiach, O'C. 1871 (= ataim
2281 ). i tuillem do febe .i. etuim slóigidh, O'D. 72 (< H 3.
17, col. 62 = Laws i 162.11 Comm. ). mad cona n-etman-
20naib .i. ma methaid ni dinn reir ┐ dind aurdligid .i. cona
dilsi don flaith .i. narup gat na aurrach `mit ihren Verschul-
dungen
' ZCP xvi 206 (= O'C. 828 < H 3.18, 380a ). In
these passages et(a)im evidently is used of the act for
which a certain fine was due.
25 Cf. cach aigni a étaim `to every pleader his decision'
ZCP xvii 50 § 19 . étaim .i. cinne[d] ut est etaim dligid .i.
in cinned ata do réir dligid ar na haighnidi, O'Dav. 783 .