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tecmais n=tecmaisin, q.v. g s. teccmaisi, BNnÉ 228.25 . But
note sercc tecmuis , RC iii 344.14 . d s. i dteangmhas , Hackett
xxxix 144.
Chance, hap, accident: tre chuis no theagmais eigin,
5 Rule of Tall. 12.24 . is t. ¤ ma ro soithed cétguin muice ...
do neoch d'Fianaib Érenn it was only by chance, Acall.
3123 n. tiodhlacadh teccmaisi a random gift (?), a gift given
on the spur of the moment
(?), BNnÉ 228.25 . ? sercc tecmuis
rotcaruis `an accidental love,' RC iii 344.14 . 345.4 (emended
10to sercc écmaise, Aisl. Óeng. 46.2 , 49.5 .). do bhí sé i
dteangmhas feargach fíochmhar when occasion arose, Hackett
xxxix 144.

tecmaisech adj o, ā (tecmais) (a) accidental, fortuitous: innus
nach curfadh sé a nadaigh áonnech teagmhasaidh da
15tteagmadh etturra co follus obonn =quod nihil ex parte sua
de contingentibus omittatur, ZCP xviii 258.29 . ar na cásaibh
teagmhaiseacha i n-a dteagmhann an sagart ria rádh an
Aifrinn, Eochairsg. 122.2 . Brian ... do mharbhadh
... daon urchar soighde co tegmhaiseach, FM iii 596.x .
20 go teagmhaiseach =ab eventu modo, Keat. ii 5863.
(b) Of diseases contracted by contagion, contagious (as opp.
to inherent, chronic): na galair tecmaisecha, H.3.18, 320
( O'C. 657 ). an galar bunaidh ┐ in galar tecmaiseach,
H.3.18 642b ( O'C. 1436 ) (in these two exx. of cattle). na heslainti
25tecmaisecha =morbi contagiosi, Irish Texts v 78.10 .

tecmaisin n(cf. tecmais, tecmang, do-ecmaing) (a) occurrence,
chance happening: ní do grés acht teacmaisin aenuaire,
H.2.15, 25b ( O'D. 1180 ). fri tecmuisin imscair in case of
separation
(?), Laws ii 194.20 Comm. re t. ¤ sain claindi re
30saine nathar, no re t. ¤ saine urnadma re haen athair `by the
accident of different children by different fathers
...,' iii 400.1 .
eneclann sund do'n n[fh]enid ... gu teagmasin in comloind;
┐ mani tarla `when the combat has taken place; but unless
it has taken place
,' v 418.22 Comm. re tecmaisen maelain
35muilche ... isin ferann, H.3.18, 224a ( O'C. 403 ).
(b) happening on, meeting: treisi ar tegmussin rig no
espuic `upon meeting,' Laws i. 252.26 Comm. re tecmuisin
na mná sunn `on account of meeting the woman,' 28 Comm.
Note also: tascar .i. t. ¤ nó tochur nó tachar, O'Dav. 1501.
40 Cf. tecmang (c). réil os t. ¤ tíre | Sliab Lecga `clear above
the occurrences of the land
,' Met. Dinds. iii 118.110 . ? Leg.
tencaissin.

tecmálach adj o, ā (tecmáil) battle-seeking, pugnacious: isin
tres tegmhalach trenbhorb sin, ALC ii 492.14 . Sir Tirri
45tren, tromnertmur, tegmalach ` contentious ,' ZCP vi 68.x .
teghlach tegmalach tromnertmar ... P., St. Ercuil 811 .
Trenmhór tegmalach, Duan. Finn i 86 § 6.

? tecmall ? Orig. vn. of do-ecmalla (usually 2 teclaim,
q.v.): ? bach for fine a forcomol .i. a tec(h)mall forru a
50seilb, H.3.18, 385b ( O'C. 848 ) (see Laws iv 8.18 , ZCP xiii
299 ). As n.pr., IT ii2 195 § 10 (Tecluim, v.l.). See next.

tecmallad n u, m. vn. of do-ecmalla (see 2 teclaim, tecmall)
collecting: arnap trom lib a t. ¤ , Wb 14a1 . cid trén oc t. ¤ ,
16c25 . 26 .

55 tecmaltae adj io, iā part. of do-ecmalla: tecmaltai gl. egesta
`collected,' Sg. 70a2 .

tecmang, tecmac n o vn. of do-ecmaing (see also tecmáil).
Also te(a)cmuic: n s. Laws v 306.2 . d s. 7 . ? Cf. cindas
na hecgmi na taicgme bhá tecat Ulaid isin tulaig, TBC
60 5164 (see note).
(a) happening, chancing, occurring: cen soinmigi ... do
tecmung du cech óin díib, Ml 90c27 . fre terci ... do tecmung
isind bliadain `to guard against scarcity ... occurring in the
course of the year
,' Mon. Tall. 132.9 = do tecmaic, Rule of
65Tall. 70.12 . gluaisecht do chur fair, cu mbith oc t. ¤ dia
thaebhuibh alliu ┐ anall so that he was tossed from side to
side
(of a prisoner put to death by being tossed in a wooden
cage), Marco P. 65.
(b) hap, chance: teacmoc .i. toice, no turchar, O'Cl.
70 tocad .i. t. ¤ gl. fors, Ml 35d22 . 39c16 . in tecmaing gl. euentus
(g s.), 54a31 . ua thecmungg gnímo gl. ab aliquo euentu,
Sg. 28a21 . ó thecmung gl. casu, 72b2 . ar immad na terchor
┐ na tecmong triasa fagaib cách and (of death), LU 2701 .
trúag in tecmong nárb admall `alas the chance,' Met. Dinds.
75 iii 248.78 . beith tria t. ¤ ┐ tre turcora conaigh airechtus ...
do beith aicci, CCath. 4908.
(c) In Laws (chance) arrival: teacmuic rig, teacmuic
esbuic, teacmuic filed `the arrival of a king,' v 306.2 . iar
tecmuic rig no esbuig, 7 .i. in righ do teacmuic d'a saighe,
80 23 Comm.
As n.pr.: trí dorrsaigi ríg Temrach ... Echuir ┐ Tochur
┐ Teagmoṅg, BDD² 1345.

tecnatae adj io, iā (teg-gnáth-de) domestic, familiar: tecnate
gl. domestica, Wb 7b8 . is t. ¤ .i. is gnath dí gl. familiare,
85 Ml 44d17 .

tecnatatu, tecnatu n(with haplology) t,m. (tecnatae) famili-
arity, intimacy: hon t. ¤ forcmachtu, Ml 28b14 . din t. ¤ ,
21a9 (sic leg. with facs.). in tecnatu gl. familiaritas, 22a9 .
duine in tecnatad inmedonaig a man of intimate familiarity,
61c2 .