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80 tot n impact of water against object: méidightear fri t. ¤ tuinne
Clīodhna fri carraic, ZCP xiv 404.10 . ba cosmhail ┐ t. ¤
toinne for trácht gach bēim, 414.16 . ba merburba ina t. ¤
murtonn in mormara re hucht alla, CCath. 5792 . t. ¤ ol in
tond fae, Auraic. 1612 . tout ... .i. in guth trom doni an
85duine oga legad for an toind, 4890 . t. ¤ insma (sic leg., see
Thurneysen Sc.M² p. 31 ) dāerchland ic dul | i lloc sāerch-
land re slonnud, Misc. Hib. p. 9.15 . t. ¤ .i. tormán .i. tonn,
H. 4. 18 (quoted Auraic. voc. s.v. ).

1 toth n the female pudenda (?) and hence in Irish grammar
the feminine gender: t. ¤ .i. gach banindsci ┐ cach femen, quia
5nomen est membri mulieris , Corm. Y 1219 . todh cach
mbanda .i. cach ball banda ┐ cach comma banda, Auraic.
1464 . t. ¤ (.i. in femen .i. cach banda i tái eadh .i. is é dliged
na mban beth i tái), Anecd. v 23.4 . t. ¤ .i. gach baininnsce
┐ gach bean, O'Cl.
10See moth.

? 2 toth n .i. sūgh, ut dicitur, t. ¤ ethlinne .i. sūg ethlinne,
O'Mulc. 870.

tothacht n[ā, f.] I (a) substance, importance: finda-
mar ūait do ainm ┐ do th. ¤ ┐ do dixnugud, Ériu ii 102.2 .
15 la t. ¤ n-amra n-aurghna, Arch. iii 296 § 39 . gidh
aigisium atá in ríghi is acamsa atá a tóthacht, Acall. 2025 .
ni bu ainm cin t. ¤ ┐ cin dethberius do-som sin, PH
6266.
(b) Of poetry. suitability, appropriateness (equated with
20 coir molta, IT iii 121.x .): tothocht dano .i. amal beit a
bésa, corop amlaid moltair .i. molad laich do laech ┐ molad
clerich do chlerech, Auraic. 5254 . co ndath ┐ tothucht,
1950 . tothacht .i. foghluim, amail atá in cainteacht .i.
cerd cen t. ¤ .i. cin foghluim ndligid. Nó tothacht .i. toice,
25 ut est caiti mes o th. ¤ .i. na mbeodile ┐ muin .i. in óir ┐ in
airgit, O'Dav. 1568.
(c) gist, purport: ba hed annso t. ¤ na scribenn sin, CCath.
3297 . tóthacht a aithiscc ┐ a arusccbriathar, Hugh Roe
324.2 . sgribhenn do theacht a Saxoibh ... ┐ ba he a t. ¤ ,
30 FM vi 2180.7 . ro chuir ... teachta ┐ scribhenn ... bá hedh
a tt. ¤ , 2334.6 .
(d) In phr. íar t. ¤ in importance, in effect: gid mo iar
n-imniugud sin, is lugu iar t. ¤ ` in substance ,' Laws v 110.8
Comm. is rí Erenn ar t. ¤ Medb, Celt. Rev. i 218.25 . cid mo
35iar rád, is luga iar t. ¤ , O'C. 1154 ( H.3.18, 458b ). co fichet
ungai iar dótucht, Misc. Arch. Soc. i 132.19 . condath lia ...
iar tothucht, Rawl. 70b22 . is annsin doraidh Patraic
gomadh cenn ar thotacht ┐ gomadh flaith gach laoch
úasal no biadh dia síol, BNnÉ 24.29 . uair ba ri ar t. ¤ re
40lamaib a adur (=athar) reme `in effect,' Ann. Conn.
1224.3 .
II (a) Legal. property: a tothucht cacha cainggne,
Cáin Ad. 38 . turcreic ar bes bes coir amuil bes a t. ¤ , Laws
ii 228.3 . a tothachtaib inda teccmai properties , v 400.16 .
45 caiti a th. ¤ , Críth Gab. 89 . caiti t. ¤ aireg désa, 330 . co t. ¤ a
thige iter fosair ┐ ḟuiririud ┐ enncai, 336 . ar th. ¤ a thige
fadesin, 377 . sodelb cen tothucht `without substance,'
Triads 85.
(b) (military) strength: Mac Dé rothraoth a dt. ¤ , Keat. ii
50753 . taoiseach Sil Ronáin ┐ tóthacht taoiseach Teathbha,
FM ii 982.13 . ro ba mó a n-ainm na a tóthacht, v 1738.5 .
go t. ¤ ┐ go ttiugh a shloigh, vi 2100.7 . co th. ¤ an tslóigh,
Hugh Roe 192.2 .

tothachtach adj o, ā (tothacht) powerful, substantial: ri immad
55cach threlaim thind thothachtaig, TTr. 1695 . ro gab co
tren t. ¤ airdrige, LB 231b42 . ro be sin in t-Ercoil totachtach,
Cog. 186.33 . mac ... righ thanaiste t. ¤ na h Erenn, 208.22 .
imaircidh bar n-eiredha | acht gid trom is t. ¤ , Caithr.
Thoirdh. 15.32 . do caithed in tromflaithes sin Toirdel-
60baig go t. ¤ , 28.10 . dorigned tiughmarbad tóthachtach
... ar na trencheithernaib, 71.24 . sealg ... to[tha]-
chtach, Feis TC p. 61 , H. 3. 18. fear ctuicseach
tothachtach, FM v 1326.4 . fear tóthactach toirbeartach,
1538.2 .

65 tothaimm xsee tuitim.

? tothchaire ind ma ta th. ¤ air greim biata ria ndenam gaibes
tothchuire do gres, O'C. 2555 ( Eg. 88 fo. 46 (47)d ). masa
degha a ndegha do rine an t. ¤ ib. manab thothchuire fuil
air itir acht ar caradra, ib.

70 tothla vn. of *to-tlen—. (Often toet(h)lo, an `etymological'
spelling, see Hull ZCP xx 405 ) secret taking-over of a fief:
gait cach tothlu fora meambruib `Diebstahl ist jedes heim-
liche Geben (eines Lehens
) ...' ( ZCP xvi 213 n. 1 ), ZCP xiv
376.6 . daerrath cach tothlu sech fine, xv 252 § 9 . do t. ¤
75seot eicne a naigid file eile, O'C. 2192 ( Eg. 88, fo. 7c ). nocha
saor lium ... do dul isin ferann inti donithar a toelto sech
in tuaith, O'C. 2233 ( Eg. 88, fo. 17a ). fothla ocus t. ¤ , Laws iv
98.18 Comm. cor thothlaigh, iv 268.15 Comm. fothla t. ¤ ,
ZCP xii 366.16 . Of illegal sexual intercourse: lanamnus
80t. ¤ `Paarung des Sich-Hineinstehlens,' Studies in E. Ir.
Law 16 § 4 . lanamnas t. ¤ i taide `Paarung mit sichheimlich-
Hineinstehlen
,' 68 § 34 . dobeir a rath i toethlo sech fine,
Laws ii 216.25 . mac donither do cumail i t. ¤ sech flaith,
v 198.3 . ben tsaer beiris mac do mug i t. ¤ sech a flaith,
85 202.3 . doetlo .i. tetlo a cétmuintire, O'Dav. 1553. arfich
tola tothlai, Fél. Apr. 15.