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tríanach adj o, ā (1 trían) threefold, tripartite: tusa an laogh
trianach dar dtánaidh thou art the threefold calf of our herd,
Dán Dé x 14 . an roinn trianach a-tá air, Aithd.D. 30.6 .
85 ri arna bhreith an toirrches t. ¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 1593 . ag
Feraibh Bolg ... | do ceud roinnedh críoch Oilill. | an tír
thrianaigh ar tosaigh | don mhin ghrianaigh gheugdhosaigh
`(making) the three-portioned land at first | of the sunny
plain of branching trees
,' Geneal. Tracts 86.14 . Cf. treinech.

trí-aon adj triune: tríonóid pearsan is t. ¤ , Timth. vi 19 § 5.

5 trí-aonta n g s. m. triune, trinity: le taithneamh an t. ¤ , Ó Bruad.
iii 18.18 .

tríar n o, m. (trí + fer, Thurn. Gramm. § 388 , but cf. Ped. ii
136 ). Originally disyllabic: Fél. Jan. 24 , Oct. 11 , etc. d s.
tríur, later used as n s. (triúr). tríar, IGT Decl. § 76 . triúr,
10 § 96 .
(a) three persons, trio: tigerne trír gl. trium vir, Ir. Gl.
399 . foxla triar do cethrur, Laws ii 122.y . biathad trir,
v 60.10 . nabad lia diis no thriur, Wb 13a4 . ar is dochruth
comirsire ndesse nó in tríir `unseemly is the barking (?) of
15two or three at the same time
,' 6 . it ána a ndírmann | in tríir
imradam, Fél. Oct. 11 . cona thriur dedblén, Jan. 24 . ind
locáin ro gabtha | déssib ocus trírib, Prol. 210 . ní thud-
chatar in t. ¤ ucut, LU 8971 ( FB 72 ). im chomuaill in trír
chaurad, LU 8746 ( FB 56 ). don tríur láth ngaile, LU 8719 ( FB 54 ).
20 can tris fer ... frisna triru, RC xi 450.11 . acht mad oen-
triar do doeneib, SR 448 . fo deilb tríir, 2803 . is hé in triar
irdaircc tri derbráthir, TBFr. 109 . triur ri cach n-amus,
TBC 22 . is iat sin in cetna triar, PH 6412 . co mbia triur
óigred oc fir husarachta, 7587 . triar talchar trenfher,
25 TTebe 2880 . rothoit in triur-sa dib les, 2835 . tainic Calcus
┐ a thriar ban, St. Ercuil 1952 . triúr ar n-éag do aith-
bheodhaigh, Dán Dé iv 25 . triúr mac do bhádar ag Brian,
TD 21.20 . an triar easgcarad, TSh. 2127 . do thoisg an
trír chéadna, 2141 . na trí trír-si this (band of) nine men,
30 L.Branach 2659 (see note).
Appositional dat. with poss. pron.: biit a triur do anmaim
ind eiúin, Sg. 93a2 . comtis ainmmnidi a triur, 7b2 . lotar
dó a triur churad co hEmain, LU 9033 ( FB 78 ). is hé ba
sinser dóib a tríur, LU 9057 ( FB 81 ). Boind a ssídib a mmáthair
35a triur, TBFr. 111 . arusrainic-side a oinar a triur `alone
he met them all three
,' RC xi 450.6 . do-rónsabar bar triur
me-si cúnntabartach, PH 1805 . Without poss.: a bíathad
triur `he is entitled to refection for three' (Gloss.), Críth
Gabl. 166 . do éimdheadar ... triúr dol, TSh. 7512.
40 Of the Trinity: triar óen-fer, Lib. Hymn. 114.36 . buime
trír is í na hóigh, A. Ó Dálaigh ii 6. aobhdha an triar a trí
dhalta, DDána 9.2 . triur i n-aoncholainn amh-áin, 3 . go
bhfuilid na dtriur ó'n tsíorruidheacht, Donl. 24.21 .
In phrase tech an trír as kenning for Tara, later Ireland .
45 Cf. do Themraig in trír, LU 9913 : braithim fós do tigh an
trir, ZCP ii 335.7 . ag guaillnibh ríogh tighe an trír, 340.28 .
's mo chroidhe ronnta ar a rannaibh | bronnta ar chlan-
naibh Toighe an Trír, Hackett xliv 8.
(b) three things: is ē crand in rīg-Easa | ba hannsa lind
50don triaar, ZCP v 22 § 19 . an trīar-sa thuirmim-si, viii
215.18 . ro tirchanait in triar sin don cur-sa isin Roimh
`those three things were then foretold in Rome,' CCath. 834 .
conid sí sin in tres saobh-sanus Lethe Cuinn, ┐ is hi Cluain
Eraird doronta a ttriur iad, BNnÉ 302 § 9 . gaibid Senchan
55tri hairchedail. nosgab Cummaine a triur `Cummaine
repeats the three
,' Ériu v 32.17 . iul agus aoibh is aithne |
dhaoibh 'n-a dtriur ní tiobhairthe `those three gifts ... would
not be thine
,' Aithd.D. 37.11 .
Note also: ro marb sí triur mor do muintir Gargan,
60 PH 7218 . Atkinson suggests =four, on analogy of mór-
feiser; perh. merely famous trio .

? 1 trías ind condricfa cach diás | ni ba toesech triás | tú
andiu go ti bráth, TBC 3455 = nība tōisech triair, TBC²
2652.

65 2 trías n(1 tríath ?) sway, mastery: trias an ársaidh ar
eachaibh `the veteran's mastery in horsemanship,' Ó Bruad.
iii 48.5 . tuir go dtrias tréanchaise `a tower of strength
against powerful streams
,' 52.x . fá thrias Ughna, i 116.15 .
i dtrias na mbailte si, iii 224.5 .

70 3 trías n(based on Engl. treason ?): lucht fala na dtrias
`spiteful conspirators,' Ó Bruad. iii 122.3 . Cf. traos, tréis.

tríasanduile n`a medicine containing sanders ' (Gloss.)
Rosa Ang. 38.2 . See sanduile.

1 tríath n o, m. IGT Decl. § 95 (g s. -a). Given in Laws iv 344.2
75as highest of twenty-six `titles of dignity.' lord, chieftain,
king: trīath .i. rīg treime ethae īathae, Corm. Y 1198 .
trīath rí didiu, trēith a rēim ... tīrsīth a taithmech, 1202 .
orc tréith .i. nomen do mac ríg. triath enim rex vocatur ,
Thr. Ir. Gl. 34 . `t. ¤ ' rígh go rogha ndealbha, Met. Gl. 8 § 2 .
80 `t. ¤ ' ainm do cach tigherna, 9 § 2 . fri triath tailc taurgaib,
BDD² 1041 . is t. ¤ tailc tnuthgaile, LU 8960 . t. ¤ ... is ainm
dano do ríg, toísech na márthúath, Comp. Con C. 38 § 42 .
'moa raltais turu trēith, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 31 . Oliuana,
baigthi treith extolled by princes (?), SR 2499 . Iob trénfer
85derbtha treith, 6917 . t. ¤ trethain co trumma thair a mighty
lord of the sea eastwards
, Met. Dinds. iii 224.23 . bid hé do
chomainm tréith tall, iv 228.27 . Temraig na t. ¤ , 15 . ro-
thairmcell triathu trét, ii 82.30 . dursan do thriath cen beith
béo, Arch. iii 305 § 1 . triath nembras (of Christ), Anecd.
i 39.y . a tríath chuca ar cūairt ar sin, ZCP viii 116.10 .
5 mór ríg ... mór t. ¤ , TTr.² 1015 . o thriath na cceimenn
ccadais (of the Pope), BNnÉ 283.32 . tréit ocus taisig, Cog.
160.7 . ro dílceand triathu Tiabandai, Alex. 72 . a fiadh-
naise a dhā t[h]riath, ML² 1236 . a ua na dtriath ba tréine
i dtreas, Dánfhocail 256 . ar sgáth fola Thriaith na Rann
10(of Christ), 200 . Lugh Lámhḟada, triath Teamhra, TD
6.15 . triatha ar tuisleadhaigh chieftains stumbling, TSh.
6610 . ba cara dósomh triath an tíre, FM vi 1924.4 . As
n.pr. Triath mac Feabail, Ériu xii 142.28 .
Meaning uncertain in phrase (n.pr. ?) torc, orc tréith,
15tríath (see C. O'Rahilly, Ireland and Wales pp. 120 - 122 ):
orc trēith .i. ainm do mac rīgh: trīath enim rex uocatur.
Ōenach n-uirc trēith .i. biadh ┐ ēdach lōghmar, etc., Corm. Y
1018 . i n-óenach tuirc thréith, RC xxvi 26.z . is aco robai
torc triath .i. righ torcraidhi Erenn ┐ is de ata Magh Triath-
20airne, BB 34b35 = is aca fós baoi Triath-rí-thorc ó ráidhtear
Treitheirne Mumhan, Keat. i 218.18 . Cf. 2 tríath.
Compds. ¤ aire chieftain: triur ... triath-airech, MR
152.12 . ¤ ben princess: bean súd go dtréidhibh triathmhná,
Aithd.D. 87.18 . ¤ bla ?: ced Fiacha Scraptene imrá |
25triathbhla tailc threibe Temra, LL 132a39 . Fiacra fer
na feili | cotgab triathblai ar trení, IT iii 57.16 . ¤ buiden
princely host: dar triathbhuidnib togaidi in talman, MR
116.3 . ar ttocht dá triathbuidhnibh na timchell, FM v
1574.4 . ¤ buidnech having princely hosts: a thriathbhuidh-
30nigh Fhuinn Fhiachuidh, DDána 63.11 . ¤ chnoc princely
height: ós tríathchnocc taulcháin Taillten, Ériu iv 96.6 .
¤ chú noble hound: don triathchoin, DDána 118.12 . ¤ eigre
noble heir: don óigh mhaothainnre as treise ar a triathoidhre,
Aithd.D. 72.11 . ¤ luchtmar peopled with nobles: lúth-
35rochtain dúine Dé an teaghlaigh thriathlachtmhair, Aithd.D.
76.20 . (?) ¤ lám: .h. Tigernmais na triathlam, LL 17b34 .
¤ lonn nobly angry: curaid ... triath-lonn, MR 182.4 .
¤ luinne noble anger: re triath-luinne a trén-taisech, MR
184.3 . ¤ onchonta having lordly standards (?): tor tenn t.
40taisech, Caithr. CC 6.z . ¤ ruire noble king: madh áil a
fhiafroighidh soin | do thriathruiribh cláir Cobhthoigh,
L. Cl. A. Buidhe 226.4 .