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etránad n m. intervening; checking; defending (cf.
etráin): air ní raibhe edránadh | gur ortus é lem buille
`for there was none to go between us [there was no check to
him, no defence against him] until I slew him by my stroke
'
5 Duan. F. i 86.12 .

etrantach adj o-ā (eter-ana-) intermittent (?): doadbadar
nan etrantach á irnigde-som that his prayer is not inter-
mittent
Wb 23a13 .

étrebaire n iā, f. (neg. of trebaire) bad husbandry;
10lack of discretion, imprudence: dia nus-tarda fadéin i
nguasachtaib tria anfhaitchius ┐ tria étrebaire PH 4859 .
descaid trebaire tuæ, descaid étrebaire rolabra over-much
speaking betokens lack of discretion
Anecd. iii 15.13 .
in law, non-security, state of being `étrebar': arindí
15adgaibter trebaire iar n-etrebaire `security is obtained after
insecurity
' Laws i 254.5 (with gl.: im a nemgabail
gustrasta `for not having taken it before now' 17 ).
gach ní ima rabhus a faill ┐ a n-éttrebairi everything
neglected and without guarantee
Cóic Conara p. 21 § 16 .
20 Cf. Die Bürgsch. 84 .

étrebar adj o-ā (neg. of trebar) wanting husbandry, im-
provident, hence not possessing valid security, not capable
of being a sponsor: airm i mbiadh da treabar im
edtreabhar two prudent husbandmen by one improvident
25 Laws iv 126.24 Comm. ; 130.12 Comm.

étrén adj o-ā (neg. of trén) I Weak, powerless: ro theich,
ba hairde étrén a sign of feebleness Met. Dinds. iii 396.
14 . eidhme amluatha etréna `cries of distress and help-
lessness
' ZCP vi 67.20 . go mbí an cholann éidtréan
30aimhneartmhar, TSh. 2918 . Compar. (a) fortét cech cenn
bes tressai inní bes étressa `every chief who is more power-
ful takes precedence of him who is less powerful
' Laws
iv 330.18 Comm. Pirr mac Achíl, nád étrese oldáas a
athair, TTr.² 1749 . Menelaus ┐ N. nidad ettresi ina Aicil
35┐ Díomíd... BB 441a7 . ni ḟuil persa dhíobh as treise ná
as éidtreisi iná chéile, O'Hussey, T.C. 25.17 . (b) (with
de) dob éttreinitte Albanaigh...an ionnsaicchidh sin the
Scots were the weaker for that attack
FM v 1566.14 . II
As subst. weakness: clann É...an tráth fuarais i n-éidtréan,
40 Content. xvi 130 . cosmhail re Cloinn Isra-hél | thoir san
Éighipt ar éidréan enfeebled, helpless Measgra D. 54.66 .
mín re héidtréan teann re tréan, Ir. Monthly 1927, 594.40 .

étreóir n(neg. of treóir) exhaustion, weakness: gor
b'etréoir ┐ gurb'anforusta do macaib ┐ do mindainib
45céimniughadh...cach inaid a tarla tiug...in airlig `impos-
sible
' MR 240.11 . snámh ós éttreóir, name of a feat,
Ridgeway Essays 326 § 31 .

étreórach adj o-ā (neg. of treórach) weak, impotent: man-
bad a lúas tisa ammach | domgentais co hétreórach they
50would have made me helpless
IT i 220 = LU 48b9 .
d'ar ccorpaibh anbhannaibh ettréorachaibh BNnÉ 54.
33 . aithbeoadh aois éidtreoraig, O'Gr. Cat. 485.1 . an uair
smuainim...ar mh'uirīsleacht n-éttréoruigh, Mac Aingil
14.14 . ní bhfuil acht lucht éittréorach annsna coinínibh,
55 Prov. xxx 26 . an duine éittréorach, Job v 2 .

? étríad n enviousness? covetousness (?): fó ainm do maith
is do míad | fí ainm d'ulc ┐ d'anríad (nó ┐ d'etriad) LU 7b
37 . fi ainm d'ulc ocus d'etriad, Rawl. 99b37 ( ACC 5 ).

étrice n f. (neg. of trice) lack of motion, passiveness:
60 batar na huile dúl ina tost ┐ i n-étrice cin chor cin
chumscugud, Todd Lect. vi 47.11 ( LB 135a ).

etrigech adj o-ā (etarche) furrowed, undulating: ar tír
n-ettrigig n-indsig...Neptúin LL 224b9 = TTr. 535 .

étrócaire n iā, f. (neg. of trócaire) mercilessness, severity:
65 a n-étrocaire ┐ a n-ecendsa FA 1 LB. na déra dolécet oc
éttrócaire friu when no mercy is shown them Ériu ii
194.6 . In Laws severity of a fine, strictness (oppd. to
trócaire equity): aithgin dib...a trocaire sin; a ettrocaire,
nis ta ni itir, Laws v 182.16 Comm. is dilsi na hairme do
5trocaire...ocus cumal a etrocaire `forfeiture of the
stock is the leniency (of the case)...and a `cumal' in
severity of law
' iv 26.7 Comm. See étrócar.