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echtra n iā, f. n s. an eachtra , Studies 1919, 255 . g s.
65 na heachtra , A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 6 . n p. echtrai LL 189c55 .
a p. na hechtradha , Anecd. ii 44.6 . eachtradha, Carswell
19 . An expedition, journey, voyage ; usually in sense of an
adventurous journey, an expedition in quest of adventure:
téit e. ¤ (ar e. ¤ ) goes on a journey, an adventure: Crimthann
5mac L. isé do-chuaid in n-echtra a Dun C. la Nair...co
mbae coicthigis ar mis ann, Rawl. 136a40 . dia ndechaid
in n-echtra do thig Uilc LU 119a10 = Proc. RIA iii 532 .
luid uaithe echtra n-etruim | d'iarraid tṡelga, Acall. 3839 .
rachair ar eachtra n-imchéin ML 36.13 . dochuaidh ar
10eachtra a hÉirinn, Keat. i 202.3 .
con ébailt aithle a echtra LL 129a44 . dom echtra hi
tech nUilc LU 119b19 = Proc. RIA iii 536 . do-lluid Cet...
do chuairt ectra la Ulto LL 123bz = Death-tales 4 . gach
gnim gaiscidh dia nderna fura echtra ZCP vi 80.15 .
15 eachtra Íosa anuas do nimh, A. Ó Dálaigh xlvii 6 . Of a
warlike expedition, a hosting, enterprise: is muna thechta
cath cain | gan echtra air seach righaib he is not obliged to
go on expeditions more than other kings
BB 281b7 = BR
258 . sluaigheadh ag síol Ádhaimh | budh í an eachtra
20fhada, Dán Dé viii 3 . Studies 1920, 417 y . rug leis san
eachtra é, TSh. 6981 . millidh...eachtra an aithrighigh
spoils the enterprise of the penitent 10453 . Of a journey,
pilgrimage: an tan do rindi Seon (i.e. Maundeville) a
echtra ZCP ii 2.29 . iar ndul do Dh. ar eachtra don
25Róimh da oilithre, Keat. iii 4586 . ar e. ¤ abroad, on a
journey; in exile: do bhí sé is an ógh ar eachtra, Dán Dé
x 11 . gan teachtaire...nach bia ar eachtra ar dhaoinibh
journeying to the people xxiii 1 . ge tamaitne ar echtra ┐
ar indarba, Celt. Rev. vii 332 = TTebe 677 . ar mbeith ar
30eachtra dhóibh, tograid...triall dá ndúthaigh, TSh. 9614 .
i n-e. ¤ : an t-iarla do chor ar eachtra don Aiffric. Agus ar
mbeith don iarla san eachtra soin... 5488 .
Transf., a tale, narrative, history: rofiarfaig in ri scela
dib; ro frecair N. ┐ ro indis in echtra RC xxiv 202 .
35 eachtradha dimhaoineacha...saoghalta do cumadh ar
thuathaibh dé dhanond, Carswell 19 . eachtradha...an
phobaill gheindtlidhe `history' 5 . dá gcuirinn síos annso
mar do thuit C...┐ iomad oile do churadhaibh...go mbiadh
eachtra adhbhal ré a hiomluadh orra, Keat. ii 3411 . éirim
40na heachtra 2939 .
Esp. as title of one of the recognised classes of tales,
LL 189c55 = MS. Mat. 589 . togla ┐ tana...echtra ┐
aidheda, Laws i 46.5 .

echtrach? pn Name of a prayer or charm, to be chanted
45as an amulet by followers of Colum Cille: an echtrach-sa
sciath mo sgol ZCP x 344 y .

echtragad n u, m. migration: eachtraghadh na
nGaoidhiol ón gcrích go chéle, Hy Fiachr. 106 .

? 1 echtraid n i an adventurer, wanderer: ba lia biadh
50Eoghain eachtraidh | re seóladh ar sithṡleachtaibh ML 10 ,
possibly for eachtraigh, g s m. of *echtrach roving .

2 echtraid v ā I Goes out, departs: echtraid cath .i.
regait ass na catha LL 188a37 = Imm. in dá Th. 163 .
subj. pr. nir'echtra cach nomad n-aidche seach Theamair
55 thou shalt not go out BDD 16 . subj. impf. arná hechtrad
a Temraig cach nómaid aidche, ib. App. 168 = LU 99a29 .
II Tr. banishes, exiles: pf. pass. rothoit Meleager ra
brathair .i. re Tid, conid indsin rohechtrad ┐ rohindarbad
esin, TTebe 365 (v.l. roechtraidedh). Cf. echtraife Laigni (?)
60 LL 386b36 .

echtraithe (pp. of echtraid?) as misi Colum Cille...
anocht tainic mo laithi | an uar-si fan n-echtraithi ZCP x
345 § 15 ; leg. fann e. ¤ weak (and) exiled (?).

echtranda adj io-iā (echtrann) extern, foreign: trenib
65fine foglaigthear | gabul asta echtranda, Laws iv 38.15 .
As subst.: dochotar martra la hechtrandu, RC ix 20.1 .
i ccaidreabh fhian n-eachtranda, Studies 1919, 255 .