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45 trí num. adj. three . Usually spelt tri in the O. Ir. Glosses,
but trí when absolute (see Thurn. Gramm. § 386 ). Archaic
tre (Camb., etc.). Like does not prevent nasalisation of
a following noun after pl. poss.: a tri nglantae their three
cleanings
, Corm. Bodl. 38.13 . See Ériu xi 148.9 .
50 I Attributive uses.
(a) Inflexion in O. Ir. Masc. nom. tri tuisil, Sg. 148b8 .
tri tuimthea, Thes. i 495.5 . trí mís deacc, ii 33.18 . trí
séoit, Críth Gabl. 119 . acc. tri fichtea bliadne `for three score
years
,' Thes. ii 238.17 . na tri turcu, 293.4 . tri maccu,
55 303.2 . gen. delb tri tuisel, Sg. 148b8 . athair trī cethrur,
Thes. ii 300.7 . Archaic: rath tre gním[e], Bürgschaft 28 §
76 a . dat. dia trib nōnbaruib, Corm. Y 1018 ( Anecd. iv
88.8 ). trib asaib, Críth Gabl. 75 . co trib hettib, SR 2132 .
Fem. nom. inna teoir ranna sa, Sg. 26b13 . teüir oenaidchi,
60 Thes. ii 291.6 . teuir cleithna, 292.12 . teoir baí (teora,
v.l.), Críth Gabl. 383 . teoir fodlai, 446 . teor buidne, Arch.
iii 18.23 =téora buidne, Trip.² 769 . teor (leg. teora ?)
menadcha, Mon. Tall. 158.1 . na teora persana, Wb 9c30 .
teora tonna, 27a14 . teora huara, Ml 95d8 . teora ceth-
65ramdin huare, Bcr. 25c1 . teora bliadni, 32b6 . na teora
litre so, Sg. 10a12 . teora greca, 148b12 . teora cnoe, Thes.
ii 249.7 . teora mucca, 250.15 . ? teōra ingne, Arch. iii
297 § 48. acc. teora lethindli, Thes. ii 239 6 . hi teora brí-
athra, Críth Gabl. 40 . teora biadi, Mon. Tall. 129.8 . tar
70teora sealba, Laws iv 136.19 . teor (leg. teora ?) erca, ZCP iii
46 § 34. gen. inna teora liter, Sg. 7b9 . inna teora ṅguttae,
40b8 . rí teora túath, Críth Gabl. 459 . dat. donaib teoraib
personaib, Sg. 186a2 . dinaib teoraib trebaibsea, BDD² 108 .
Neut. nom. and acc. (leniting): tri anman, Wb 12a6 , 16a18 .
75 na tri recte, 29a16 . inna tri anman hisiu, Ml 121c16 . tri gné,
Bcr. 33a8 . na tri noiláithe, Sg. 116b1 . tri lida `three Lida,'
Thes. ii 34.32 . ni cen tri chet `not without three hundred,'
291.12 . tresna thri grad, Hib. Min. 446 . trí thráth, ScM.²
12 . Archaic: tre chenélae, Thes. ii 246.27 (Camb.). tre
80chenéle, 247.21 . tre chenél, 247.16 . ? tre blaī, ZCP xi
93 § 28. na trē nói n-ithe `the thrice nine eatings,' Aisl.
MC 75.18 . trē fretiuch, ZCP iii 453.23 . Hence leniting in
Mod. Ir. when folld. by sg. noun: na trí chonnsuine dhég,
IGT Introd. 1.14 . See § 18 .
85(b) In Mid. and Mod. Ir. trí and teora are used irrespec-
tive of gender. teora with neut.: teora búada, BDD² 115 .
téora anmi, LU 3256 . teora thráth, DDána 30.19 . Less
frequ. with masc.: teora catha, CRR 38.11 . trí with fem. :
co trib delbaib, SR 4276 . tri leca, LU 2053 . Confusion is
common in the phrase trí lá ┐ teora aidchi (correctly Sc.M²
5 4 , Arch. iii 5.21 , ZCP xiv 356.3 , etc.): co cend teora laa ┐
t[e]ora [n]-aidche, TBC 2494 . seoladh teora lá ┐ teora
aidhche, Ériu iii 158 § 12 . udi tri lá ┐ tri n-aidche, LU
8137 ( FB 10 ). ri hed na tri láá ┐ na trí n-aidche, TBC 2506.
(c) In Mod. Ir. the usual form passim is trí: na trí báis
10úd, TSh. 984 . trí sleagha, PBocht 20.10 . lá seanaidh na
dtrí dteaghlach, 25.34 . See end of (a) supra.
(d) In compd. numerals: trí traigid .x. thirteen feet,
Críth Gabl. 103 . luid tri firu déc he went with thirteen men,
BColm. 66.13 . Multiplying follg. num.: an oen ar fichit
15it tri secht són, Ml 2d2 . tír trí .vii. cumal, Críth Gabl. 172 .
tri fichit fer, Thes. ii 242.2 . co trib cétaib, SR 6454 . na tri
coicait duan, p. 114 (prose). do trib cethorchait aidchi
`thrice forty nights,' Mon. Tall. 136.7 . trī chét bliadan,
ScM.² 5 . dochumlaisom ass ... tríb nónbaraib, TBFr. 367 .
20 trī chōic bliadna Arch. Hib. ii 94 § 30.
II Absolute uses.
(a) With prec. a: óin a ssessed dáu a trian a trí a lleth
á sé `three its half,' Thes. ii 31.27 . a tri dib three of them,
Hib. Min. 248 . bíit a trí ocá díunuch, Críth Gabl. 309 .
25 da fhiadain no a tri indruca, PH 3375 . dá uair nó a thrí,
DDána 82.25 . húaire dofoxla ilgíallu, a dáu no a trí nó [a]
cethair, Críth Gabl. 460 . cis lir congellait for treisi? ... a
tri, Laws i 230.4 . ca meid caithe fil a comicheas ?—a
teora, iv 138.22 . With follg. rel. clause: ataat dano a tri
30aili todacrat do ríg, Críth Gabl. 527 . aatat a tri noda icat,
Laws i 50.28 .
(b) In adverbial phrases. (co) fo thrí thrice: fomlámas
bádud fo thrí, Wb 17d4 . fu thrí, Thes. ii 242.15 . co fo
thrí, Críth Gabl. 292 . fo thrí, SR 7723 . co fá thrí, LU
35 10767 . co bo thrí, RC viii 60.3 . i trí in three: co mmebaid
hi trí, Thes. ii 346.5 . in lá do raind i trí, TBC 869.
III As substantive.
(a) is lour da preceptoir i n-aeclis no thríi, Wb 13a9 .
arna trí remeperthise, Ml 65a11 (attrib. ?). a noi frisna tri
40`nine in addition to the three,' Sg. 197b6 . ní gnáth
chomsuidigud i n-ainmnidib pronomen acht inna trí dombeir
som, 201a5 .
(b) teóra as masc. noun folld. by gen. triad. IGT Decl.
§ 2 (39.27) . a chú ara tád teóra búadh, ex. 792 . cia don
45teora crann-sa an chroch, Dán Dé iii 27 . teóra ceardcha,
Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 4 . Cf. teora póc, CRR 12.15 .
(c) trí m. the three at dice , IGT Decl. § 108 (?), § 112 .
In compds. tri— (see tréimse), trí— (Mod. See trí—aon),
tre-, tré—, see separate articles. Note also tregort crann,
50 trecrann cú, trecú marc, etc., ZCP v 184.y - z .

tríacail xsee tríacla.

? triaccallam n contradiction, interruption: as aerlabru duit
si lapra t'oenur gin nech do triaaccaillim frit `ohne jemandes
Gegenrede
' (? leg. frithaccallim, Ed.), ZCP xiii 280.23 .

55 triacla n m. (Engl. loanwd.) treacle (med. as antidote to
poisonous stings): leighister an esláinti so le t. ¤ =telle
pointure est curée par tyriaque
, O'Gr. Cat. 213.23. is tiriacla
ro árd an fín an tan gabtar mar is eigin e =qui prent vin
atempreement il est comme tiriaque
, 217.11 . seacht nadbair
60an t. ¤ ann so `here are the seven ingredients of "Theriac",'
252.29 . is maith triacala a naigid na neimhe, Rosa Ang.
146.3 . adeir se gurab maith triaclum an gach uile eslainti,
256.9 . do ghaireadar na seandaoíne t. ¤ dhi (ref. to garlic),
23 K 42, 353.14 . triacail, RSláinte 940.

65 ? triaithrech adj fóirfidh an mhuir thriaithreach thréan
(: diaightheach) `the great lordly sea,' Aithd.D. 1.21 (see
note).

tríall n m. IGT Decl. § 95 (127.4) . (a) act of journeying ;
expedition: in hed bái Issau ic triall immach, SR 2841 .
70 feib roellacht doib cech triall | bai a mbennacht for Iosiaph,
3551 . d'ḟis trialla deochair do chath, 6863 . cid fota robás
'ca triall `though they were long upon the road,' Met. Dinds.
iii 392.98 . fir ar dún ar tús da t. ¤ `men on the dun, first to
visit it
,' iv 158.165 . triall do roim daroine dar sarugud
75mbrigde, Fél.² lxxxiv 5 . ic triall tar loch rib, xxxviii 10 .
ní hūaim téit éc dían deimin | acht t. ¤ for sét dom ṡaigid,
Arch. iii 216.27 . ni tlaith ata ic triall don bith, RC vi
186.11 . condaluid iar n-éc Dalo do triall a hErind con
toracht Carmun Liphi, LL 169b28 . iar trīall Lagen `having
80traversed Leinster
,' Arch. Hib. ii 71 § 22 . re hucht a thrialla
i dTeamhraigh, DDána 86.7 . go roipe a ttriall chuigi,
Fl. Earls. 76.17 . ré triall dó ón charcair go croich, TSh.
120 . ré hucht triallta i Laignibh dhó, Keat. iii 3113 .
a marbhadh dhoibh iarsin ┐ é ag triall ar eccin uatha `trying
85to make his escape
,' FM iii 340.14 .
(b) act of attempting; endeavour, purpose: dentar trial
mo berrtha-sa `proceed to tonsure me,' Trip. 402.21 . Caïn
ciar ... | atá ic trial marbtha Abéil, SR 1960 . Caïn cuilech,
garg a thríal, | iar sin co romarb Abíal, 1983 . oc triall
do thecht co Saul, 5948 . triar trén-ḟer, trialla clas `three
5mighty men (made) essays of trenchings
,' Met. Dinds. ii 82.45 .
hespach do neoch a th. ¤ useless to anyone to try it (to set out
on it ? i.e. a hosting
), TBC 414 . Cuchulaind sain ac t. ¤
tiachtain ... dochum in chatha, 5713 . gan trebairecht do
thriall, MR 102.10 . ic triall ... testa ocus tuaruscbala
10... do tabairt, 180.18 . triall frestail catha ... doib `to
attempt to give them battle
,' Cog. 162.24 . triall indsaighi,
St. Ercuil 1284 . tiagait assidhe ... iar ttriall a mbrath, ┐
a mairnte, FM vi 2318.9 . ag triall an bheagsháothairsi,
RC iv 355.1 (cf. tríallaid (d)). adubhairt ... nach raibhe an
15triall sin aca remesin that they had had no such intention,
BCC 262.6 . corb e bud triall dó, 314.19 . trial ... na mbocht
=desiderium pauperum, Smaointe B. Chr. 2610.
(c) Various: Tomás ... dar dtriall is-teagh ó ghníomh
ghlan `may he direct us' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 60.39 (cf.
20 tríallaid (c)). in chrech do chudnud na ṅgiall | anas dech
do thriall na tuath `the raiding to guard pledges is what is
best to prove subjects
,' Ériu ix 45 § 4.
Compd. ¤ moch: cuairt thriallmhoch ag teachta ó thoigh
an early visit , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 155.67 .