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55 tairngire, tarngaire n io, n., later f. vn. of do-airngir. IGT
Decl. § 3 (44.15) .
(a) promising, promise : tairrngire .i. gealladh, O'Cl.
bid fír a t. ¤ `the promise,' Wb 2c19 . Ml 108b17 . t. ¤ flatho
dia chlaind som `the promise of sovranty,' 137b5 . a tairn-
60gere, 122d7 . in tairngeri (g s.), 108b13 , 15 . 108c1 . 110b10 .
122d7 . 128c7 . maicc tairngiri children of the promise (given to
Abraham)
, Wb 4c6 . iarsin tairgiriu, Wb 19c3 . Ml 33d22 .
inna tairngere gl. promisa, Ml 108b8 . 18 . co astaidter
tuatha ...? ... clerig ... co tarngaire co brud `by a promise
65till they break
,' Laws iii 14.13 . ba ferr lim dobertha oldaas
a bithtarṅgaire, PRIA 1912, 262.19 ( LL 274a49 ). tairngaire
bachla `the promise of taking the pilgrim's staff,' Laws v
124.3 Comm.
(b) Tír Tairngiri the Promised Land of the Old Testament :
70 cumsanad du phopul israhel hi tír tairngeri, Wb 33b6 .
2c21 . Ml 68b4 . 78c11 . 83d4 . 99c2 . 105a8 . tíre tairngiri
inna mbéo, Wb 11a19 . ṁbertatar in taisceltai tall a tír
tairngeri `which those spies brought out of the Land of Pro-
mise
,' Tur. 130 . ic remtechtus in popuil Israel a tír Egipt
75co tír tharngiri, PH 7048 . Hence transf. heaven, paradise :
tír tairngeri `land of promise,' gl. nobis nuntiatum est, Wb
33b2 . 33a23 . tír tairngeri nó regnum caelorum , 33d13 .
na apstail ... na fir a tīr tarngaire heaven-sent , ZCP xiii
16.32 . Tir T. ¤ do thadall fo dheoigh (promise of angel to
80Brendan), BNnÉ 52.2 . Tír Thairrngire ... atá ... dá tairr-
ngire dhúinn ó thús an domhain, TSh. 7759 . Also of the
Otherworld of Irish legend : a celtar comga ... do tlacht-
dillat Tíre Tair[n]gire, LU 6440 . ruc Manannán Aine ... leis
co Tír Tairngiri, Acall. 3683 . seintír mar thír tharrngaire,
85 O'Gr. Cat. 385.7. See Im. Brain i 226 ff. Metaph. dorigne
tra tir t. ¤ d'Érinn ana ré, CF 73.20 .
(c) prophesying, prophecy : profetans de Christi adventu
.i. ag tarngaire geine Crīst, Corm. Y 959 . ic tair[n]giri na
cretmi, LU 9834 . ic t. ¤ ... in Catha Catharda do gnim accu,
CCath. 824 . ag t. ¤ báis Aodha, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 23.15 . Frequ.
5 at-tá i t. ¤ has been prophesied : ata hi tarṅgeire o chein ...
sain, SR 3305 . día mbeth hi tarngire leosom do dilgend a
tíri, LU 1910. 9085 . do bhí i dtarrngire a thoigheacht,
Dán Dé xv 18 . Cf. fada tá do tharngaire | tú do thocht,
DDána 18a.1 . do Thadhg a-ta an t. ¤ it is to T. that the pro-
10phecy refers
, 97.31 . dá shíol tiocfa an t. ¤ the prophecy will
be fulfilled in his seed
, 97.25 . eagail leam lá na meidhe | go
dtiocfa fam thairngeire that it will arrive as I prophesy (?),
57.34 . do chur na tairrngire asteach, TD 27.36 . an Brian
tarngaire `the prophesied B.', 13.51 . do sgaoil d'fhádh
15snaidhm seantarngaireadh, DDána 89.18 . ní theasda uaidh
é dá hamhghoire | tarngoire a bhfuair sé dá soinmhighe
sign, omen (?), 83.4 . an cupán ... lé ndénann sé tairrgire,
Gen. xliv 5.

tairngirid xsee do-airngir.

20 tairngirthe adj io, iā part. of do-airngir promised : t. ¤ gl.
promisae (benedictionis), Ml 110d5 .

tairngtheóir n i, m. (tarraing) drawer (of water) : ó ghérr-
thóir do chonnuidh go tairngtheoir huisge, Deut. xxix 11 .
Josh. ix 21.

25 táirnicc xsee do-airicc.

tairnid xsee do-airindi.

tairnigid v g (do-airindi, -tairnid) descends, lowers, abates :
Intrans. tornoigfid cusan m[b]ethaid suthain fa deoith
they will eventually reach eternal life, Aisl. Tund. 111.10 .
30 do thuit seachtmhogad laoch leis sul do thoírnig a fhearg,
CF Eg. 387 . toirnidhfidh sís d'indsoige mo pacs he will
bend down to kiss me
, BCC 202.37 . do toirnigh dubnell
dorca do nim, D iv 2, 72c13 . an t-arán do thoirnigh do
neamh, Eochairsg. 54.x . Trans. péisd ... | ní mó turn-
35faighthear dearc dhi | lé a mbí d'illreachtaibh aici, 3 C 13,
658.3 .

tairnill n some kind of animal (?) : t. ¤ comsron crumtondan. |
iall togmall iar ndur duillech, ZCP xiii 276.13 .

? tairnise xsee tairmesc.

40 tairniud n u, m. vn. of do-airindi. O. Ir. tairinniud. tairinnud,
Bcr. 33d4 . fo thairinniuth , LU 4490 = TBC² 9 . tairinned,
ZCP iii 447.z . Mid. and Early Mod. Ir. frequently toirnem,
turnad, turnam, etc. tuirneamh tornamh, lochdach, IGT
Decl. § 28 . toirnim, § 149 (149.19) .
45 Lowering, abating, reducing, descending , etc.
I Transitive. (a) In physical sense lowering, taking
down, putting down : senais úad Patraic a l[l]áma ... conná
coemnactar a síniud nách a t. ¤ so that they could neither
raise them nor lower them
, Trip. 110.3 = Lat. Lives 30.8 .
50 i croisfigill cen tairnem lama, RC xv 489 § 17 . ic turnam
seolbratt, TTr. 1430 . re toirneamh na dtroigheadh, DDána
98.21 . ré turnamh an abhra in the lowering of an eyelash,
O'Hussey T.C. 28.y . (b) abating, reducing : tairneam
ngotha, 23 P 3, 22a ( O'C. 1885 ). mithidh turnamh na
55teineadh, DDána 58.3 . tes gan túrnamh (of a person),
O'Gr. Cat. 510.12. do thúrnam chnocc in chinn to reduce
wens on the head
, 180.5 . do turnum atta to reduce swelling,
Irish Texts v 10.9. da madh doisoineann ... a thurnamh a
soininn, Celt. Rev. x 143.23 . (c) With nouns denoting
60persons reducing, bringing low, humbling : dligid cach dium-
sach t. ¤ , ZCP xi 84.9 . do tairnium anflatha, Ériu i 130.48 .
fúair a tairnem, a tuirim | i nAird Chaindlech, Met. Dinds.
iv 238.3 . do thurnamh na trén, ┐ do thoccbáil na ttruagh,
BNnÉ 125.6 . rothoirnem treb Themrach, Lec. 292c16 .
65 is é ar dturnamh do thógbháil (the poet to a cross over his
son's grave), DDána 65.1 . batar ga toirneadh `who were
for deposing him
,' FM iii 574.21 . craos, lé ndéantar turnamh
na hanma, TSh. 7896 . ?Cf. dí thairnech (leg. —ed ?) ... na
Troe, TTr. 765. (d) Of feelings such as honour, pride, etc. :
70 atcota dīmus tornem, Anecd. iii 11.15 . ní turnamh toile |
fearg an aosa hionmhoine, Studies 1921, 588 § 3 . a innoc-
bail do thornem, Ann. Conn. 1291.7 .
II Intransitive. (a) descending, falling : andar lé tinne
de ór de thárniud na hucht (in a dream), LL 371az . do
75ghabh ... re toirrnem hi (of a ball), CF 374 . gan toirnem
... da eoch dismounting , TTebe 3510 . ata ... subaltaidhi
... ar toirnium leit frith, Lib. Flav. ii 6a49 . túrnam cret
na mbarc re toinn `heave and pitch,' O'Gr. Cat. 651.21.
re tarmanghail na trom-gon ic toirnium ar curaid-rennaib
80craisech, MR 230.x . go dtuilltear uait ... | tornamh oram,
a Uain Dé `that Thou come to me,' Aithd. D. 73.15 . Of
natural phenomena : in tairinnud gl. dejectio (lunae), Bcr.
33d4 . turnamh don ghréin ` setting ,' Content. v 40 . cec
... ac turnadh ... fon cathraigh, St. Ercuil 780. (b) stooping,
85 bending, bowing down (in prayer, etc.) : sacart .i. ... ón
toirned thoirnes oc tabairt graid fair, Fél.² xlv § 24 . t. ¤
form beolu, TBC p. 368 n. 6 = Goid. 180.10 = Fél.² cv 7 .
dlegar ... | t. ¤ (? sic leg.) gen trīstt co ba thrī, BColm. 100.14 .
a chéasadh ... | toirneamh dhó dleaghoid `they should
prostrate before it
,' Dán Dé xxxi 27 . ó do sgaoil cunnradh
5na gcéidfhear | turnamh dhaoibh nírbh éigean air `there
was no longer any obligation on thee to obey it
,' Aithd. D.
31.26 . ar dtornad ... ar an bfion `applied themselves to the
wine
,' ALC ii 390.13 . (c) abating, lessening : ar turnad a
treinfergi, ZCP vi 282.22 . iar dturnamh na díleann, TSh.
10 8422 . cen t. ¤ without abatement, unceasingly : borrfad
menman cen t. ¤ , Ériu vii 164.32 = ZCP iii 26.31 . umalóid
trēn gan toirnemh, ZCP i 62 § 41 . dul gan toirnemh ... da
noirdnedh, BNnÉ 283.19 . ag a tinchosc gan turnadh do
briathraibh ailgena, Études Celt. i 79.22 .
15Note also : Fir Domnand tra o doman-toirneadh na
huiri rohainmnigheadh, BB 29b26 = Lec. 277b40 (cf. Cóir
Anm. 225 ). ? amarus na hanma fana chur 'na curp arís
gach doimne ┐ sis da turnadh 'sin glenn, Aisl. Tund. 130.y .
dosfuc fo thairniam thaisse | Medb Gailían co nglórmaisse
20` impotent abasement ,' Met. Dinds. iii 368.31 and note (but
cf. ZCP xv 196 ).