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táin n ī, i, t, and k (rarely), f. vn. of do-aig. See KZ xxviii 290 .
Prob. orig. ā, f., cf. áin. IGT Decl. § 201 . n s. tán, MacNeill,
Law of Status 310.71 . tain, TBC 1588. Laws iv 156.20 .
táin, DDána 42.37 . a s. tánai, Death-tales 6.1 . tana, ITS
35 v 114.4 . táin, LU 1890 . Keat. ii 3258 . tánaidh, IGT
Decl. ex. 441 . g s. tānae, Sc.M² 11.2 . Tana, Tano, IT ii2
212.128 . tána, TBC 1576 . tánad, 4930 . Thanad, CRR
8.23 . d s. tána, LU 1457 , 1630 , 4792 n. b , 5357 . TD
31.26 . táin, TBC 2317 . TBFr. 172 . thán, Oss. iv 72.6 .
40 tánaid, TBC 1787 , 6062 . tánuidh, Anecd. i 37 § 96 . tánaidh,
Dán Dé x 14 . tānaich, TBC² 2435 . tánaigh, TD 31.26 .
n p. tāne, ZCP viii 119.1 . tānae, O'Mulc. 526 . tana, Laws
i 46.6 Comm. bóthánti , TBC 767 . táinte, SG 121.26 .
IGT Decl. ex. 968. Keat. iii 2024 . a p. tánti, LL 168b39 .
45 iltáintiu , RC xviii 50.15 . bótháinti , ML² 312 . tanadha,
Anecd. ii 44.4 . g p. bóthána , BDD² 267 n. tán, ZCP v
242.34 . táin, DDána 10.40 . bóthánte , LU 3911 . táinte,
Met. Dinds. iii 82.72 . bōthāintedh , ML² 1173 . táintead,
ZCP viii 230 § 17 . d p. tánaib, TBC 1507 . taintib, Ériu
50 iv 128.23 . MR 80.3 .
(a) driving out, off: do th. ¤ na mbó a Cuailngiu, TBFr.
348 . án, tán, aircsiu `driving in, driving out, looking on,'
MacNeill, Law of Status 310.71 . cuic seoit a nain (.i.
ínund .i. ind) ocus a tain (.i. imach .i. as), Laws iv 156.20 ,
55 158.7 Comm. (?) is é dorinne fhlesc láma | tinne dána tána
eich, SG 361.24 . (b) cattle-raid, plundering expedition: do
chobair dún ocon t. ¤ , TBFr. 172 . cen gáibthe ... | buar-brat
is táinte is tochmarc, Met. Dinds. iii 82.72 . taebh neich um
tánaidh ro treadhg, ZCP viii 228 § 15 . Hence in titles of
60stories with cattle-raid as main theme: do macgnímaib Con-
culaind ... for Tain bo Cualnge, TBC 1388 . Bernais Tana bo
Cualnge, 1587 . for Tain bó Regamna, 2290 . Tāin Bō
Rūanaid, ZCP viii 104 . See IGT Decl. § 175 . Táin when
unaccompanied by qualifying words refers to T. ¤ Bó Cuailnge:
65 for Tānaich, TBC² 2435 . Sligi na Tana, TBC 300 . ar cur
chatha na Tana, CRR 1.2 . ar an dTánaigh, DDána 104.10 .
Cf. fo dáig combad furtacht dóib ocon Tána na mbó a
Cualngi, LU 1630 . Also as name of a genre of stories:
fessae, toglae, tānae, O'Mulc. 526 . is iat ... primsceil ...
70togla, ocus tana, ocus tochmarca etc., Laws i 46.3 Comm.
ZCP viii 119.1 . tána, tochmairc, toghla, TD 25.29 .
(c) driven cattle, herd, flock: cen t. ¤ cethra, SR 5649 .
ar con tístaís do chosnam a tana, TBC 2319 . conidh ann
rosoíedh in tāin, ZCP viii 105.5 . imda a treoit is a táinte,
75 LB 124a44 . an Maol ... con a mór-thanaidh, Celt. Rev.
iv 106.22 . a mbanntracht ┐ a mbōthāinti, ML² 949 . tarbh
tána `a parish or public bull,' O'R. Cf. Keat. i 152.10 .
Hence of animals other than cattle: gadhair ... na d-táintibh,
Oss. iv 20.22 . táinte torc, LL 43a49 . t. ¤ do almain ┐ indilib,
80 RC x 54.z . fuair sē ōn talamh tāinte possessions , ZCP ii
363.3 . (d) plunder, booty, spoil (gen. of cattle): oc tabairt
tānae bó huait, ScM.² 11.2 . bát menic ac raind tána, RC
xx 10 § 2 . mar do-chámar don creich reimhe | do breith
thánadh eile úaid, IGT Decl. ex. 2165 . is é fós tug an t. ¤
85mhór leis a hUlltaibh, Keat. ii 3258. (e) In Mod. Ir. crowd
(of people): mór dt. ¤ ar tí ar mbáidhte, DDána 10.40 .
seant. ¤ naoidhe `a seasoned, vigorous throng,' TD 35.8 .
tugustair ... preab ... gur bhenastair risin tana romhóir
dobhí ina fhiadhnuise, ITS v 114.4 . gach fear ... | eidir
fhlaith, thriath, a's th. ¤ ` host ,' Oss. iv 68.8 . Cf. truaga, tána
5fri gortai, | buana, bana, bithbochtai, SR 951.
Various: t. ¤ trillsi, TFrag. 34.18 . cuilt chliar a ccolcaibh
tána | sliabh na ghortaibh gabhála, 23 G 24, 262.25 . tri
téad is laige t. ¤ | do chím a lár do thiompáin, Rel. Celt. ii
293.14 .
10Compd. trí braona na thán-ruith dearg fhola, Oss. vi
52.20 .

? táine ind dligid cech airrechtach a tháini (tair, thar, v.ll.),
ZCP xi 89 § 22 c .

? tainise x .i. in smacht, Eg. 88 fo. 40 ( O'C. 2496 ). Cf. tánaise.

15 táinsem n[u, m.] vn. of *do-áinsea, reproaching, insulting,
belittling: donesa .i. tainsem, O'Dav. 583 , cf. 861 . grēss
a gressu .i. o chomainsem no tuinsem (leg. tainsium ?),
O'Mulc. 646 . amail sóersai Dauíd | ar Ṡauul dia th. ¤ `from
his accusation
,' Fél. Ep. 524 . ni dá tánsem dam ... it ána
20ind óic, LU 4627 . mōrath cech maith, tāinsium cech uilc,
ZCP iii 26.22 . a fhuath nemchoimsi ┐ a thainsium diabuil
(of a righteous soul), PH 8335 . tuc tainsem ┐ tarcaisi mor
ar na Grecaib, TTebe 2843 . 4239 . ic tathair ┐ ic fodord for
Agmemnon ┐ ic tansium a rige, BB 433a35 . ní dingnem
25táinsiumh na n-gall, Cog. 98.29 . fer ... na ro thuill táin-
siumh nó tarcaisne, FM vi 1994.5 . bhar dtáinsiomh ar
chluinn Chuinn, Content. xv 36.

táinsemach adj o, ā (táinsem) reproachful, insulting: tiugh-
bharamla troma, tainsemacha, MR 124.8 .

30 táinsemad n u, m.=táinsem: is tánsemad ṅgruáide, BDD
394.6 . annam lib athechthuatha do th. ¤ bar trenfher, TTr.
1617 . ro pad tuba, ocus ro pad tainsemad da bar tuathaib,
MR 150.23 . do triathaib is t. ¤ | a laidiud, 154.5 . 318.20 .
tainsiumad, 296.1 .

35 ? taintige n(-á-? táin ?) taintige tredaigi, IT iii 105.14 .
` abundance of cattle (?)' (Plummer MS. notes).

taipe n[io,n.]. (to-ad-ben-) fragment, portion: nín tanic ón isin
remaisndís fobith is t. ¤ inso gl. non obliuiscemur tamen eius
quam promisimus in praefatione breuitatis, Ml 14d4 . nín
40tanic ade ar is t. ¤ inso gl. in praefatione, 37a15 . Refers in
each case to a lost preface to the Commentary, which is
described as incomplete. `Epitome,' Thes. See Best, Introd.
to Milan Codex Facs. p. 10.

táiplis n f. (prob. < Engl. or Fr. tables=back-gammon).
45 taiples (taibles, v.l.), táiples, taiplesc, táiplesc, IGT Decl.
§ 12 ( taiplisi: maicnise, ex. 538 ). —is, —isc, § 13 (: faicmis,
ex. 607 : fáiltis, ex. 608 ). táibhleis, Hard. i 34.1 (cf.
ITS xvii 135.512 ).
Tables, backgammon, backgammon-board: haec alea .i.
50taiplis, Ir. Gl. 27 . taiplis gacha cethrair, Acall. 7055 n. .
in Cennchaon Conchobair .i. an t. ¤ , IT ii2 125 n. 11 . fer
gonta d'feraib na fichle, taiplise, v.l. , 139.417 . ní tharla
dhédail riú acht míassa ocus taipliss Bríain ... Ro len ... an
taiplis ... a ndíghuil na taiplissi, ALC ii 364.22 , 26 , 28 .
55 do-bheir sé greas ar th. ¤ | is ar chláirsigh go mbinne, Measgra
D. 9.13 . a chlár tana taipleise (of the world), DDána 50.7 .
do chlár tháiplise an tsaoghail, TSh. 871.

tair— xsee also taur—, ter—, tir—, tur—.

1 tair adv. Later thair, thoir. (a) before, in front, yonder:
60 th. ¤ tiar before and behind (?), Fél. Ep. 70 , v.l. (tís túas, text).
tú féin is do gilla th. ¤ , `und dein Diener davor,' IT iii 484.291 .
aithech liath for a lár th. ¤ (of a house), LL 207a4 . a dáine
maithi út t. ¤ , Mer. Uil. 217 . a hurscar th. ¤ ac tobar, SG 112.4 .
Niall do chur id ríoghraidh thoir, Content. v 120. (b) in
65the east, easterly: t. ¤ ic taurcbáil na gréni, IT i 129.9 . tiar
na t. ¤ , SR 7629 . tuc mór slúag fo thalmain t. ¤ , ScM.² 24.z .
isna tirib th. ¤ , Mon. Tall. 134.1 . d'ēixibh Ērenn thoir is
tíar, ZCP viii 109.21 . don taobh thoir don altóir, TSh.
171 . Often ref. to Britain, esp. Scotland: dermatais a
70bhachaill t. ¤ (i.e. in Iona), Lism.L. 1039 . Cinel Lughdach
toir 'sa bhus, Todd Nenn. cvii 1 . an tíre thoir England ,
TD 17.10 . Ref. to Europe and Asia: Ethelium in t-ebra th. ¤ ,
ZCP viii 113 § 5 . ab Rōma i re Irua[i]th th. ¤ , 114 § 13 . 'sa
teampull toir (i.e. in Jerusalem), v 25 § 7 . do na ríoghaibh
75ón rann thoir, DDána 17.11 .
Compd. do tháeb chláir Thailten tairth[íar] ` far-reaching '
Ériu iv 104 § 53 a (see Wortk. 1 ).
See anair, sair; tairemain, tairen.

2 tair adj. dry ba t .i. ba terad. .i. ba toerad chaidche, Thes.
80 ii 334.4 . See tur.

? 3 tair ind atchonnairc in téit ro thair | ingen féta foltlebair,
LL 376a14 .

4 tair xsee do-airicc.

1 táir adj. (g s. of tár ?) mean, base, valueless: dligid tuarastal
85nach tair | ri lanchalma Uí Liatháin, BB 271a37 = can
tár, BR 82.5 . nír bo th. ¤ fá fhorgla fear, 204.8 . atá fleadh
nach t. ¤ i dtigh (leg. id th. ¤ ?), Dán Dé xxiii 16 (but
perh. vb., cf. go dtáir mé, xxvii 16 ). go t. ¤ , ZCP v 227.878 .
Generally in compar. and super.: da madh nech budh
tharriu ináisiu do cloidhfedh sinne, CCath. 2553 . na rígh
5fa táire ` lesser ,' Content. v 140 . budh dúbhach ... sinn
... | 's níor tháire do'n ghrian-bhean no less sorrowful, Oss.
iv 256.16 . ní táire fóiscríob ... phinn ... | 'ná a dhá corr-
bhraoi no more slender is the stroke of a pen than her two
brows
(?), Hackett xi 17 . Superl. anus tairem do mnaiu
10ocus d'feruip na cathrach-sa, Anecd. ii 55.2 . an ba táriu da
sétaib, TBC 62 . In Laws base, low in rank or standing:
in fer midbad is tairi, ii 258.21 Comm. lethdaim airech
forgill is taire, 386. x Comm. ó rí gus an té as táire, Dán
Dé vii 13.