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túairisc n(Plummer MS. notes suggests back-formation from
túarascbáil. Possibly vn. of an old compd. of sech-, (cf.
aithesc, etc.), but found only in Mod. Ir.) account, descrip-
tion, information, tidings: tuirisc taidhe .i. tuarasgbháil
85taidhe .i. foillsiughadh gada, O'Cl. gan tuairisg Fhinn ná a
shluaigh ar fághail, Oss. iii 234.11 . iarraidh tuaraisg na
sean-chosán interrogate de semitis antiquis, TSh. 10552 .
a bhfuarais d'ulc ag troid fá iath do shean | do thuairisc
shuthain tug mar Bhrianach beacht all that you endured
fighting for your ancestral land gave lasting witness of you that
5you were a genuine scion of the O'Briens
, Hackett xiv 6 .
gan a dtuairisc ann `that no trace of them is left,' E. O'Rahilly
vii 12 . In phr. fá th. ¤ in search of, seeking: fá thuairisg
deágh-dhuine, Atlantis iv 198.6 . is claon an cleasuidhe
ag teacht faoim thuairisc-se to track me out, Hackett xxv 9.

10 túairmech adj o, ā (túaraim) doubtful, guessing: gé thugamar
amas ar aithris go tuairmeach, Ó Bruad. iii 178.1 .

túairse norig. n,f. ? (cf. tiruairse) remnant, remainder: cech
óen in tshlúaig-se báid bil | bas t. ¤ áir is airlig `everyone ...
that is left after slaughter and havoc
,' Met. Dinds. iii 118.102
15(tuairsin, v.l.). in tuairsi bec docuaid uad iar cor a n-air,
BB 428b49 . Dairrbe Derg ... co tuairsi Ligmuine ┐ Fer
mBolg, RC xv 298.14 . cach ceard a tuairsin (n p. ?), ZCP
xvii 51 § 28 = Arch. iii 227.28 . tuarsena tinmthi don ar
`relics of the cruel slaughter,' Fen. 376.7 . do thidlaic in
20toicthi tuairsena bar tromnámad da bar n-indsaighidh
good luck has brought the surviving remnant of the enemy to
attack you
, Caithr. Thoirdh. 125.4 . ní tugsad acht tuairsena
bega do na h-édalaib uatha, Celt. Rev. iv 110.29 .

? túairsech n tug Ioif neoill chiuine comdorcha ┐ tuairseacha
25tromfleachaidh ar dreich thalman ` forebodings ', TTebe 4264 .
Cf. túairse ? 1 túar ?

túaiscert n o (túas). Orig. n. ? Cf. co ra tinolad ... tuaiscert
ṅhErend, LL 304by ( SG 381.12 ). tuaisceart n-Éirenn,
TFrag. 14.y . But note [in tu]aiscerd , Tur. 142 . See
30 deiscert. m., IGT Decl. § 28 (g s. also -a). See RC xlvii 253 f.
The north (also occas. the left): hi tuaisciurt slebe sióin,
Ml 67d8 . Aedh ... rex in tuaiscirt, AU i 208.5 (see note).
co tuasciurt n-Assia, SR 2655 . ticfa nel ... | a tuáisciurd
nime, 8026 . asa tuaisciurt inda deiscert `from the north to
35the south
,' Mon. Tall. 133 22 . co túascert Longbard, TBFr.
376 . tuc a n-airthiur for a n-iarthur ┐ a ndesciurt for a
tuasciurt (of a man fighting an army single-handed) `their
right wing ... their left
,' CRR 34.16 . naím thúascirt in
domain, LU 1974 ( FA 4 ). ar Thoraigh thall san tuaisgeart,
40 TD 26.45 . creca thuasceirt hUmaill, Ann. Conn. 1248.5 .
sínidh sé an tuaisceart amach, Job xxvi 7 . cnoc Síon,
taoibh an tuáisceirt `on the sides of the north,' Ps. xlviii 2.
Attrib. g s. northerly: i mBretnaib tuaiscirt , Thes. ii
308.23 . i nAlbain túascirt, TBFr. 359 . tar Saxain túascirt,
45 376 . a crīc[h] Ēile tuaisgcirt, ML² 244 . Cf. láimh re Toraigh
an tuaisgeirt, TD 17.30 .
In phrase iar t. ¤ in the north, northerly: rind aig ┐ imgona
for ṅ-hErend ar túarsciurt (sic), TBC 5331 . in muir n-ard
n-Adriadecda iar tuaiscert, TTebe 1395 .
50Compd. ¤ leth northern half: Iapheth for thuaiscert-leth
na hAssia, Leb. Gab. 190.24 .

túaiscertach adj o, ā (túaiscert) northern (occas. also left-hand) :
tuascerddacha gl. (a meredianis plagis ad) boreales, Bcr.
33c1 . iarthuaiscerddach gl. ethesiarum, 37b5 . isind oxil
55ochtarthuaiscerdig ... a nichtarthuaiscerdach `in the left
upper angle ... the left lower
(of the cross), Thes. ii 255.9 , 10 .
i n-ulinn airthirthuaiscertaig na Déisi deiscirt, Trip.² 2329 .
barsan leith túascertach (of a ford), TBC 3388 . i n-insib
tuascertachaib in domain, LL 9a1 . don fhir thuaiscertach
60... is a tricha cet to the man in the north of the cantred, ZCP
viii 541.26 . for sliss tuaiscertach slebe Sióin, PH 4447 .
comaidim na Sceithia tuaiscertaigi, TTebe 4770 . in trian
tuaisgceartach indsi Breatan, Todd Nenn. 40.z . fis in
mesraighthi tuaiscertaigh, CCath. 41 . an leth tuaiscertach
65do Triun mhór Arda Macha, FM ii 1090.20 . fear ... tuais-
certach a tuaiscert catha ... C., MR 152.5 . a theagasc don
ealbha thuaisceartaigh `to the flock on the left' (`the wicked
viz. the goats as opposed to the sheep
,' note), Ó Bruad. iii
174.15 .
70As subst. o, m. a northerner: madh i mbethaidh mic
Eathach, | dom hisadh an tuaiscertach, FM i 230.4 . re
freagarthaib ... in tuaiscertaig, MR 158.8 . morslúaiged
tuaiscert(er)ach `a great hosting of northerners,' RC xii
350 § 44.

75 túaisid v ī is silent: má roiderctar a brathair riam ... acht
rutuaisi `if his brother turns red ... yet keeps silence,' Ériu
vii 168 § 13.

túaisre adv(túas) (on) the left: arrobo thuaisre do ṡuidiu (i.e.
Longinus) issed ropo desse do crist `what to him was the
80left to Christ was the right
,' Thes. ii 254.5 (=tuathbel, LB
251a70 ). [ó d]essi co tuaisri, 256.6 . fuit illis duobus Ronan
.i. a leath ō chind co fonn la ceachtair n-ai deisi (desre,
v.l.) Domainguirt tuasri (sic leg. with v.l.) Manannain `...
the right side from Domangort, the left from Manannan,'
85 ZCP xiii 354.17 . See RC xliii 161 . Also the left hand:
rogabastár éisi astuda a ech ina thūasri .i. aradna a ech ina
láim in chlī, TBC² 1883 . ? triucha nena Find na feic |
isséicse thuasre fa tuind (sic leg. ?), IT i 162.9 .