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eipe n io, n. I Act of cutting; a cutting, incision: im
fidbae .i. bis oc eibi in feda, Laws i 140.2 Comm. amser as
45coimdire tairddbe cacha feda fria bun-ebe `when the cutting
of each tree is liable to the same fine as cutting the trunk
'
iv 168.25 . Paring: fir-epi combi ocus a rinn biraith amail
delc `cutting them until their points are sharp like thorns'
(gl. on: airdbe naindeilg, a kind of trespass) i 236.6 . Of
50 breaking the surface of land: fír-eibe in feraind (gl. on:
aurba tire) iv 152.11 . (pl.) fir-ebeda doberar ar in ferand
154.14. Comm. in fir-eipe doníter resin n-eimfedhain
doberar ar amus in muilind the clearing for the carriage
154.26. Comm.
55Transf.: eipe a droma the back-cut (of a salt pig, i.e. the
place where the cut is made) Laws ii 246.5 .
Metaph.: iar n-eipe rechta (.i. iar na brisi .i. iarna
turbrodh) `after violating the law' i 260.26 ( 282.14 ).
II A cutting out, culling, selection: forsin n-aibgitir
60.i. forsind epe au[g]dair `author's selection' Auraic. 349 .
390 . 2711 (ebe). 2647 (eibe). 2779 (eipi).
Cf. cach mes...is a midbu miter .i. is ondi tara mbi in
t-eibe meodhanach .i. in grainne a mesemnaigther é, eipe
.i. grainne mas fír dhamhsa, O'Dav. 1244 (i.e. the middle
65notch of the balance-beam resting on the fulcrum ?)
airdbidh no aird-eibi .i. cinnedh,...for airdeibe cinntech `a
definite decision
' (?) 110 .

eipit (fem. part. of as-ben, according to Marstrander RC
xxxvi 344 ) name of an agricultural tool, axe (?): tāl,
5tarathar, tuiresc, días, fidchrann eipit, Laws iv 310.12 (`an
axe
' MacNeill, PRIA xxxvi C 16, 291 ). arathar. ord.
usca. epit. indeoin BB 310b49 = Auraic. 5728 .

eirbe n a fence: eirbe .i. ab erba .i. a verbo. arindi
conói ḟēr, O'Mulc. 418 . etarbe .i. erbe eter eit a boundary
10between flocks
458. Cf. cen gaí ní ria éc eirbe [sic leg.]
mnaí bad lia sét sóer-ṡeilbe, Met. Dinds. iii 368.35 . See
airbe.

éirentach adj o-ā (as-ren) liable to pay, suable (for a debt,
fine, etc.): eirentach cach fine iar n-elod cintaigh every
15family is liable to pay after the evasion of a criminal
Laws
iv 242.11 (with gl.: eirnidh cach fine fiacha iar léco[n]
élaighthe don cintach, l. 21 ).

eirg v imper.: see téit.

? eirge: nform and meaning uncertain: srublaingi con
20minaig, ┐ erge con anaithnig, ┐ cro con anfaitig...Eirgi con
anfaitche, eirrgi [leaba] lethair [d'iadad] ar suilib in chon
na tabair aithne ar in muindtir fein sech na comaichaib
` eyecaps ' Laws iii 416.6 - 11 Comm. = airge con anaithne
...leaba leathair d'iagha ima suilib, O'C. 2510 (<Eg. 88).

25 éirge io, n. later f. (vn. of at-reig (as-reig) and éirgid).
(a) rising, standing up, springing up: erge .i. comgabail,
a verbo erigo , Corm. Y 520 . 549 . tothim cen éirge Wb
5b10 . etbert ærgi du Dia Ml 83a5 . la eirgi súas co
opund FB 25 . forcongraimm fort ergi PH 1362 . 2640 .
30 2777 . Of rising from table: éirghe ó fíndigh rising from
the banquet
TD 9.33 . As a token of respect: gan iadsan
d'éirghe re ccách TD ii 228.29 . Of rising in the
morning: isin matin oc ærgiu Ml 21c3 . Hence: tráth
éirgi daybreak, sunrise: ó thráth éirge co hiarnóin, Met.
35Dinds. iv 40.16 . Cog. 76.7 . co trath erghi IT i 126.7 .
TBC 631.1691 . Aen. 2933 . ré n-éirghe mhaidne TD
11.30 . Of the sun: ba do geasaibh righ Éreann grian
d'erghe fair i dTeamraigh ITS v 20.3 . Of rising from
a sick-bed: ní ro ṡaoilsiot a eirghe-siumh i n-eallmha as in
40lighe ina mbaoi FM vi 1928.28 . Of a storm: ar n-éirghe
anfaidh, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 285 . Of war breaking
out: cogadh d'éirghe eidir Ultaibh...is sluagh Chruachan
TD 3.14 . FM v 1490.18 . Of rising to one's oar in
rowing: éirghi ard ar earluinn ráimhe IGT, Decl. ex. 591 .
45(b) resurrection: di gein Christ... ┐ dia erghi ┐ fresga-
bail, Hib. Min. 10.323 . ria n-aimsir na héirghe móire lái
an bhrátha BNnÉ 62.17 .
(c) mounting, ascending, soaring: febus na hergi dorinne
...isin dilait `the leap...into the saddle' ZCP vi 97.13 . in
50fobairthi-si éirgi tairis aníar can you climb out over him ?
(of a sleeping giant) Mer. Ulix. 60 = BB 445b29 . Of
liquids, vapours, etc.: usci na habann ag eirghi uime,
TTebe 3619 . doighir dheataigh...iar n-éirghe a smúit-
theinidh fhlich dhó, TSh. 6372 . é. ¤ aigenta mental exalta-
55tion, spirit, cheer: céim d'éirghe aigeanta, Gofraidh Fionn,
Ir. Monthly 1919, 4 . ní tuar éirghe aigeanta TD 14.23 .
Cf. éirgid (e).
(d) growing up, maturing: oilen...ina [n]denaid na
mná dubhachus trena clainn d'ergi ┐ subachus trena clainn
60d'ēc go luath, Maund. 263 .
(e) rising in hostility, taking up arms, attacking: erghi
athlam urmaisneach an attack YBL 337b8 = Celt Rev. iv
10 z . scríbne anoir d'adhnadh érghi to incite rebellion
(?) IGT, Decl. ex. 1357 .
65(f) starting up, setting forth, proceeding, setting about:
érge seó, mithig damsa SC 45 . Osairge... .i. eirghi amail
ossu allta leó ic teiched, Cóir Anm. 213 . ré héirghe amach
dhó as he rose (and went) out TSh. 8740 .
(g) With various prepp.: é. ¤ as, de desisting, ceasing from,
5 departing from: éirghe a cumann an chealgaire to quit
the company of
TSh. 10522 . é. ¤ as an bpecadh, Parrth.
Anma 113.1 . Luc. Fid. 65.17 . ni maith cath...gebat sid
is erge de `I will accept peace and stay of battle' Met.
Dinds. iv 360.135 . gan éirghi do chanamhain ghnáthaigh
10 not to depart from (the usage of) customary speech IGT,
Introd. § 102 .
é. ¤ do befalling, happening to: do chualadar áitheas
d'éirghe do M. that M. had met with success Keat. ii 5582 .
do bithin michinnemhna d'eirghi dona tigernaigibh, Fl.
15Earls 26.8 .
é. ¤ fo (?): ag éirghe fa Iath bhF. attacking TD 10.23 .
é. ¤ fri to rise against, rebel against: ar herge doib fri
Moise SR 4474 .
(h) In certain phrases: é. ¤ ṡlúag military service: gan
20do chíos aige orra . . acht éirghe shluagh ar muir is ar tír,
Keat. iii 1281 .
é. ¤ amach military service, `rising out'; muster, levy:
gan eirge amach can sluaigedh orra ag nech without rising
out or hosting being due from them to any one
L. Chl. S. 44 w .
25 a forchongra...ar eirghe amach na Gaillmhe an storús...do
bhreith ...co Sligeach, Hugh Roe, 204.11 (f. 54b) . FM v
1644.2 ; 1658.17 . báttar éirghe amach Muimhneach
annsin ar a chionn 1632.10 .
é. ¤ sliged waylaying, highway robbery: do lig se amach
30doib an bithunach noch do cuiridur a prisun tre eirghi
slighead ┐ tre dunmarbad (i.e. Barabbas), L. Fl. ii 8ra 46 .
ní do ghlacadh ós aird do nemhthoil anté lérab leis é, mar
atá crech, fuadach, eirghe slighedh, O'Hussey TC 174.3 .
tri iomad éirghé sligheadh do bheth da ndeanamh ann
35 [264].1 . is iomdha áit ar an mbealach ar ṡaoil . . éirghe
slighe do thabhairt dó, É. O'Cl. 131 . Similarly: éirghe
bhealaigh 532 .
? é. ¤ i n-ardda uprising; lordliness (?): sruth nEufrait
eirge i n-ardda oen-milid na hEorapa (comparable to) the
40Euphrates is the uprising of the champion of Europe
(?)
Met. Dinds. iv 160.199 (LL). The construction of the
line is not clear.