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2 é, pron. 3 pl. all genders. Dies out very soon
after the O.Ir. period, being replaced by iat (eat) q.v. It
60is found only in conjunction with the copula; the usage is
the same as that for 1 é I—IV.
Exx. Glosses: it hǽ Ml 24a11 . it hé dano inna
tegdaissi hisin 65c13 . sechit hǽ 102a2 . sechitat hé
49a19 , cf. Bcr 35d5 . nitat pecthi collnidi híccatar and
65indechtso cebtar hé riam Wb 4a8 . citne (gl. quae) Ml
16b13 . ithé se inna briathra Sg 4b12 . it hesidi torud
bete .i. it hé torud arabéithfetsom...fis forcell ┐ dliged
rechto nDǽ Ml 46c8 . it hé in toirthi...inna hí adfiadatar
46c14 . it hé a timnae [a]di namma rusarigestar 71b14 .
5Mid.-Ir. MSS.: it e sin tra anmanda na da cenel secht-
mogat, Auraic. 227 . it e a n-anmanda foratait feadha 243 .
it e andseo a n-anmand 244 . it e seo TBC² 1652 .
masat hé 776 . ite secht mbeocaindle andso forosnad gae,
Laws iv 52.9 . ate TBC² 626 . citné PH p. 585b (cf. citni
10rīg SR 2347 ). it é dogénat in mbrú | síl mBuinne, Met.
Dinds. iv 308 . With dual: it e in dana fidh duformaighet,
Auraic. 259 .
With ot (pl. of os(s)), it, at: othe marbdai Ml 130a3 .
ot é Sg 77a8 . oté ferrnaidi TBC² 2809 . da each...ité
15scuablebra 3390 . caindelbrai it é delbdai SR 4368 .
bera culind at é fuachda TBC 1944 .
With suffix: hesseom TBC² 497 YBL (heseom LU).
airit hesidi ata eclais Ml 65d19 . Acr 7a1 .: it he sidi
dugaithatar Ml 31 c8 . hit eiside, Laws iv 206.15 . it
20heiside TBC² 244 . indad eiside asberad... ? 624 . cit
n-eisidi ? BDD 62 YBL.

3 é as gen. of pron., see .

4 é n m. a salmon = éo: is ainm do bratan é, ┐ is tri
ebad scribthar side [i.e. éo] Auraic. 5599 . an t-`é' breac
25do bí a mBoaing, H 3.18, 611b . ee ab esoce , Corm Y 570 .
am hé i llind (ar luas) IT iii 61 (= am eogh 62 ). nách ǽ
mór gaibter i nEss Rúaid, Trip. 146.12 = éicni 13 . hé
TBC² 1168 (= éu Eg). Anecd. i 73.210 (= ecne RC x 88 ).
See ZCP x 201 .

30 5 é interjan exclamation (1) denoting surprise or amuse-
ment: euge euge .i. he he sirson sirson, Thes. i 3.16 . (2)
woe: `é' brón, Met. Gl. Ff. add. 73 . hé .i. truag RC xx 164
= LU 8b35 . hé do díl a dáirḟir `woe for thy fate' (quoted
by O'Cl. to illustrate his é .i. truagh) Met. Dinds. iii 154 .
35 Ó Bruad. iii 152 .

6 é n a person: ó é ar bith, Ó Bruad. ii 154 . Probably
extracted from an té (int-í) if not a whimsical use of 1 é.

eat (éat, et), pron. pl. 3. Apparently an early form
of iat (q.v.): it eat indso na rātha hi sein, Cáin Ad. 22 .
40 att eat iiii anmand...inso sís IT iii 51 . ecoitchinn eat fri
gním ṅgann SR 5517 . isat nuailitridi arancadar et IT iii
23w . cóich et na heichse FB 38 . roarigsetar...eatsom LU
26a39 (Imr. M.D.). ol éat IT i 75.10 v.l. ol eat PH
1901 . no taidled eat LU 13a28 . Fél¹ cxli 38 (= LB p. 95 ).
45 gnimrada lama daine eat PH 1132 . hiteatso iatsen 970 .
ced eadsidi, Cáin Ad. 20 . batir éad batar imm C., ZCP
iv 152 . eat was probably originally dissyllabic, see ZCP
viii 524 n. ( Met. Dinds. ii 28.26 ); cf. O.Ir. cateat (coteet)
Wb 31a7 . Fél. Sept. 22 , and Mid. Ir. caidet caidhead,
50 Auraic. 215 .

eb n haft, handle: see em.

Eba, Eua npr., f. Eve. The usual O.Ir. spelling is
Eua: SR . PH . MacCarthy 52 , etc. Eua oenben Adaim
LL 136b30 . Rimes: feba SR 1189 . cena 1183 . treba
55 1704 . Usually undecl.: gen. Eua SR 2246 . acc. co Eua
(: ela) 1672 . In dat. d'Euai (no rime) 1623 . gen. dochum
nEuae (: (iar) (febai) 1664 , we may have traditional spellings;
final vowels are not regularly distinguished in SR. In
Euá 1156 . 1345 . 1573 , etc. the mark of length may be a
60device to indicate that the word is dissyllabic. Later Eba
and Éba; Eabha: ceana, Dán Dé xvii 19 (= YBL 392a
35 ). :feadha, Ériu iv 112 . Ébha: sgéla IGT, Decl. ex.
1051 . :shéala, Dán Dé xviii 28 (= YBL 393a38 ).

ébad n ā, f. (?) spellings: n s. ebad Auraic. 1358 . ebhadh
65 1196 . euad 1285 . eba 4300 . eua 4379 . As obj. of
verb: eubhai 4760 = ebhadh 1538 . a s. (?) tria ebaid 5430 .
tri ebad 5600 . n pl. ébha IGT, Introd. § 12 may represent
ébada. (1) name of a tree, the aspen: ebhadh .i. crithach,
Auraic. 1196 . (2) helenium, elecampane: ebad i. elend
5 5523 . 5661 . (3) the name of the ogam symbol for e before
a broad consonant
(...×...), being the first of the ` foirfeda';
one of the double letters: see Auraic. 4389 . ebadh a fhidh
in anma asberar fer. e a guta 1533 . Includes eo(éo) Auraic.
5429 . 5599 . 5600 . Hence of the same sounds as expressed
10in the ordinary alphabet IGT, Introd. §§ 12 , 14 . Cf. eabha,
aebha `The Dipthong ea or ae otherwise written x or x &
is then called
Amhancholl or cc back to back' P.O'C. `The
Five Epthongs
,' na choig éabhadha (viz. ea as in bean, eo
as in beol; eoi; eu as in feur grass, ei) MacCurtin's Gramm.
15 p. 21 .