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ánrad

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Forms: anrada, anrai, ánradh, ánrath

n o, m. Note also g s. anrada, Laws v 112.28 Comm. and perh. n p. anrai, Celt. Rev. iv 206.13 . ánradh, ánrath m., IGT Decl. § 11 .

(a) poet of the second order, next in rank to an ollam (see Bürgschaft 14 ): ānrud nomen secundi gradus poetarum .i. srut[h] án in chāinmolta ūad ┐ sruth ina mmōine chuige tar a n-ēisi, Corm. Y 40 . anruth .i. sruth cain molta uadh ┐ sruth indbais do, Laws iv 358.21 Comm. rigbard ┐ anruth bairdne, IT iii 5.9 . seacht ngradha filedh: ollamh, anradh . . ., 112.14 . secht ngraid file .i. éces, ansruth, cli . . ., Laws iv 356.28 . anruth . . . ar cetharda asberar .i. ar aíne a forcedail etc., 4 Comm. fichi set do anrud ┐ biathad da fear dec, ┐ turtugud cuig la dec, v 68.17 . .xxx. i cléir cac olloman ┐ a xu. i cléir cach anraid., LU 302 . ní h-ármiter na fosceóil sin acht do chethri grádaib tantum .i. ollam ┐ anrath ┐ cli ┐ cano, LL 189b51 . adbretha anraidh, IT iii 31.20 . craeb airgdide uaso, uair issed no bíd uasna hanrothaib. Craeb óir . . . uasna ollamnaib, RC xxvi 10.z . do scoil ollaimh nó ánraith (:dánboith), IGT Decl. ex. 354 . Compd. ? ¤-bard: anruth bairdne (anradhbhard v.l.), IT iii 5 § 2 .

Of other professions: umaide ┐ cerda ┐ lega . . . nochanuil ni dia nansrothaib, O'Curry 323 ( H 3.18, 178a ) = da tanaisdibh, Laws v 94.y Comm. in tollam cruitiri ┐ timpanaidh ceithre bai a neineclann cechtarde dib ni fil ni dia nansrothaib acht screpall, O'Curry 324 (ib. 178b ).

(b) Name of noble next in rank to king (see Bürgschaft loc. cit.): cadeat tra imdegla fechemon ar nadmaim . . . ? Ata triar dod-n-eim la Féniu . . . .i. ansruth ┐ daul (= dál) ┐ a[e]nach. is é ansruth imid-ndich .i. ansruth a athir ┐ a tsenathir ┐ ansruth fadesin. ar ní ansruth cert oinfer hi si[n] the kind of a.¤ who protects him is one whose father and grandfather were a.¤ 's and who is himself an a.¤ , for a single man (one generation) is not a sufficient a.¤ for this purpose, Bürgschaft 13 § 45 . ansruth .i. fer imdith a mennut ┐ a crich an a.¤ is a person who defends his home and the territory of his people, Laws iv 348.20 Comm. ( Bürgschaft 14 ). anruth .i. ardnaiscidh, ni nascar fair, amail ro gab rig erenn, 358.19 Comm. (he binds but is not bound as is the case with the king of the Érainn, Thurn. Bürgschaft 14 ). airi fine [idna, ansruth], dae, 344.3 .

(c) hero, warrior, champion: bress Elggae, anblod ānruth, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 2 . anblod, anreth (.i. anruth), § 3. duthain cach ānroth, ACL iii 229.z . archu anrath (leg. ánruith), CIH iv 1390.24 . arcu ánrada, 1522.25 . ac marbad in arcon anraith, i 320.17 ( EIF 116 ). inanchinged .i. inanroith (g s.), Fél.² xlv gl. 25 . Ailech ágmar rogab ānrath airech Eōgan, Arch. Hib. ii 48 § 1 . la ánrathu, LL 31033 ( TTr. 214 ). eter erredaib ┐ ánrathaib, LU 10281 . ní rega . . . condit roib cáemtecht di ánrodaib Ulad, 4863 = ānrothaib, TBC-I¹ 375 ( TBC-LL¹ 879 ). re hucht na n-ánrath , Studies 1921, 419 § 12 . óig ┐ anraidh na h-Easpáine, ML 44.6 . damhsaibh ┐ danradhaibh, AFM vi 1876.13 . co ndruing do anradaibh ┐ maithibh oile amaille fris, ii 1026.10 . As n.pr. Ánruth Mór macc Amairgin, CRR 46 § 40 . See Jn. Celt. Stud. i 130 - 131 .

anrath

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see ánrad.

árchú

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n (ár + cú, cf. We. aergi. St. fr. Táin Gloss. suggests two words, this and archú watchdog but see EIF 115 n. 82 ).

(a) war-hound, slaughter- hound (some exx. could belong to (b) infra): atá á.¤ (.i. cú doratad dar muir .i. cuilen brotcon) lem-sa . . . tri slabrada fair ┐ triar cacha slabraide. A hEspáin dosfucad, LU 5001 = archu, TBC-I¹ 512 ; á.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1003 . oslaicther dún dond archoin, 1007 . is londbruth n-archon (árchon v.l.) cách tanic and, 5316 . imar glimnaig n-árchon hi fotha, LU 6463 (TBC). cethrar farchon fogharg, ZCP ii 144.31 . amail arcono ut canes rabidi , Aisl. Tond. vii 3 . archoin .i. coin dásachtacha, O'Cl. Fig. of a warrior: erig a árchu Emna, TBC-LL¹ 3977 . līnais Nia . . . slōgaib cach māirrīg ārchoin, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18.y . cloicthech T. . . . do loscud lasin archoin cétna .i. la Tigernán, RC xviii 281.20 (Tig.).

(b) watch-dog(?): im archoin, Laws i 126.9 .i. cu araig, cu na tri ngnim .i. dingaib fer forrana, etc., 144.12 Comm. arcu anindli(?), v 250.4 .i. in cu bis ar in arach na ro hindledh re torba, 17 Comm. oc marbadh in arcon anraith, iii 466.27 Comm. archu anrath duine dire ┐ duine marbadh othrus lais acht beith a ngnimaibh techtaibh dingbail fir forrain, O'Curry 2513 ( Eg. 88, 42(43)b ). Meas Roida cétna tecoiscc árchona .i. coin áraigh .i. coin na trí ngním . . . .i. lorgairecht ┐ gabaltaige ┐ dingbáil fir forana, O'D. 985 ( H 3.17, 848 - 849 ); O'Curry 2514 ( Eg. 88, 42(43)b ). archu .i. cú bhios ceangailti, O'Cl. Cerberus archu iffirn, BB 417b38 . con-ogam .i. archu ar aicmi bethi, Auraic. 5741 .

2 arg

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adj I o, ā noble, great, impressive: a.¤ dano urdairc unde dicitur airchetal .i. argg-cētul .i. cētul urdairc, Corm. Y 27 . a.¤ .i. urduirc, O'Dav. 43 . eraim na.¤ (cheville), Laws i 134.9 .

II Subst. o, m. prominent person, champion, hero: a.¤ .i. lāech . . . gein in airg [.i.] in lāic[h], Corm. Y 27 . leó ball ┐ a.¤ laoch, 804 . a.¤ fiann .i. tiachar, ab Argis .i. ō Grécaib ar febus a n-ōcc, O'Mulc. 57 . dibergg .i. di-bi-arg .i. ni la laochacht adrīmt[h]er ut a.¤ fiann ar nī bī i cōir laochachtae diultad Dē ┐ giallnae Demuin, 309 . argg .i. anrath , LL 311b25 . a.¤ .i. laoch, O'Dav. 43 . airg .i. laeich, fir ┐ mna, O'Curry 2047 ( H 4.22, 62a ). a.¤ .i. laoch, ut est airge (sic) ┐ fir ┐ mna, 571 (H 3.18, 285). airg ┐ fir ┐ mna ┐ ferrdomain . . . (text) airg .i. na graid flatha .i. na laich; fir .i. na graid feine cenmotha laich, 587 (H 3.18, 290) = O'D. 877 (H 3.17, c. 630). distinguished persons (Respektpersonen), Thurn. ZCP xvi 208 n.2 . ar argg (.i. láech) níad ropsam fortail `over any champion I prevailed', Ériu i 72 § 3 . argg tricc Trēnmōr T. was a swift hero, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14 § 2 . a.¤ na laech (of Art Óenfer), LU 4172 . a.¤ n-erred (rhet.), LL 14192 . ar-cichset airg loman londgliaid, Sc.M² 15 . dotáet do lochbriga eter argaib (.i. anradaib) erritib, LU 3528 ( SCC 28 ). re n-arcaib ré n-erredaib, 8502 ( FB 35 ). Mafemis ainm n-airg, LL 2222 . a hInis Áine na n-a.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 190.5 . i rrubad a.¤ Mael . . . Ísu, Arch. Hib. ii 62 § 54 . do theilg san urrlaind in t-a.¤ , BB 56b50 . d'eiteall airg, Aithd. D. 9.15 . In n.loc. a Brí Airg, Ériu iv 146 § 24 .

? im aisneis n-a.¤ , Laws v 230.14 Comm. do aisneis n-a.¤ , Ériu xiii 16. 23 . Compds. aircdíne 'warrior race' Ériu lii 76 § 1b . See also ? narg.

1 cana

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Forms: -o, chano, chanand, cana, -ach, can, canu

n m. n s. also -o. Inflection varies. Orig. appar. nt, see GOI 208 , Wortk. 231 (`nomen agentis auf -ont' from `canaid'). Later (?) also n and d. Uninflected throughout SCano (see xviii and cf. g s. in chano , LB 241a65 = chanand, 66 ). cana f., g s. -ach, IGT Decl. § 193 . Perh. (orig. ?) two distinct words in senses (a) and (b).

(a) cub, whelp : cano .i. cuilen mic tíre, O'Dav. 529 .i. is uada ata fotha canainde, F. c.¤ .i. cuilén, O'Cl. caitin, cailech, c.¤ , Laws v 472.30 .i. cuilen cen gnim, z Comm. ina comrith canannaib .i. an tan bis a comrith cum na cuilén, O'Curry 2511 ( Eg. 88, 42(43)a ). ? Cf. li dathpill / doss duilleach / dealbh canann, IT iii 96 § 153 . Transfd. of youthful warrior: maicne Echoch . . . / im Niall, im chanaid Cairne `including Niall, Cairenn's wolfwhelp', RC xxiv 184.z = chanaind, LL 19432 . díon ó gCuinn . . . / ar chanaidh fhuinn Teamhra tá (: cabhair) `whelp', Magauran 1418 . do chanaidh Mhuaidhe 1495 .

(b) poet of fourth grade (`Sänger', Heldensage 69 ): se gradha filed . . . .i. fochloc, macfuir[m]ed, doss, c.¤, clí, anradh, ollamh, IT iii 97.1 . cuairt retha canat (canait, v.l.), 31.18 taken as g s. Wortk. 231 . secht ngraid filed . . . cano, cli, anruth, ollum, Laws v 26.25 . Ériu xiii 32.11 . Laws iv 356.y . can, O'Mulc. 537 . canu, Laws ii 154.1 Comm. ard conn canad dicain emain . . . is ard in codnetu dono canuit, O'Dav. 1073 . c.¤ nomen graid filed .i. caintid, ar nī a[i]rchan cōrus a cherdae fīad rīghaib, Corm. Y 276 . sesca la cana (i.e. stories), Laws i 44.z . ni hārmiter na fosceóil acht do chethri grádaib . . . .i. ollam, anrath, cli ┐ cano, LL 24920 . in cano .i. cethra ba a eniclann, Laws v 66.17 Comm. seissiur du canait . . . / for cach feacht feili feithith, Auraic. 2239 . secht seoid do canaid, Laws v 66.1 . sē bā do c[h]lī . . . / a ceathair don c[h]āemc[h]anaid (: anait), ZCP ix 172.3 . glamh in chanad arin mnai, glamh in chli arín mac, IT iii 91.15 . dlighidh c.¤ cethrama gaoise, Ériu xiii 22.24 .

(c) chanter (Sages, Saints and Storytellers 27 § 13 ) ainm in chanand, ZCP iii 224 § 12 .

As n.pr.: ráith Chanand, Metr. Dinds. iv 156.143 . Scéla Cano, Anecd. i 1 ff. = SCano. grad C. is Créidi, LL 17155 . iugulatio Conamlo mic Canonn, AU i 154.3 . da coin Canann ciúil, Metr. Dinds. iii 122.41 . Cano Gall, CRR 8 .

Compd.: a ulcha gaill in dedbudanaig . . . canadgrecanaigh, IT iii 98 § 160 ; 'screaming like a whelp!' EIS 149 § 40 .

Cf. ca(u)nna.

2 clí

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Forms: clíí, clia, clí, c.

n (? same wd. as 1 clí). g s. clíí (cliæ, v.l.), IT iii 31.19 . clia, O'D. 1217 ( H 2.15A, 85a ). d s. clí, Ériu xiii 32.23 . The third highest in rank of the `fili'-grades: secht ngraid filed . . . foclucc, mac fuirmid, doss, cano, cli, anruth, ollum. Laws v 26.25 . IT iii 97.1 . O'Mulc. 537 . Ériu xiii 31.11 . doeim dano in clī innī besidn-īsle, Corm. Y 275 . ochtmogat la cli, sesca la cana, etc. (i.e. eighty stories in the repertory of the c.¤ ), Laws i 44.z Comm. deich seoit do cli, ┐ biathad ochtair, v 66.25 . in cli, .u. ba a eniclann . . . anair a aisde . . . ochtar a lan-dam for fecht feli . . . , 68.10 Comm. cli .i. fo cosmailius na clethi bis isin tegdais sdaraigi, isi bundremar, barr-cael, 28.6 Comm. ni do cli col n-ergnae di anair āirme, O'Mulc. 537 . ní hármiter na fosceóilsin acht do chethri grádaib tantum .i. ollam ┐ anrath ┐ cli ┐ cano, LL 24920 . an tí aga tta ball don bhairdne .i. an c.¤ , Ériu xiii 52.27 . glamh in chanad ar in mnai, glamh in cli ar in mac, glamh in anradh for in fearunn, RC xii 121.1 .

écmaisech

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adj o-ā (écmaise) very great, passionate : grádh éagmaiseach tug Moiriath inghean Scoiriath dó ar méid na clú do bhí air `violent passion' Keat. ii 2556 . do thug sí grádh eagmaiseach d' Eoghan 23 E 26, 23 (`very great love' J. Fleming, RIA slips). If not a mistake for teagmhuiseach (cf. tegmaiseach accidental AFM iv 768.7 ), the follg. is perhaps rather to be referred to éccuibsech: cínneamhuin, miothapadh, anrath, tubaisde, earchal, neith eagmhuiseach a chance Kirk = ACL iii 150 .

foscél

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Forms: foscéla

n (scél) a minor tale or story , one of the two main classes into which the recognized Mid. Ir. tales were divided ; the `foscéla' were memorized only by the four highest grades of the filid. See RC xxviii 19 and O'Curry MS. Mat. 243 . coic coícait de primscélaib ┐ da coícait do ḟoscélaib ┐ ni hármiter na fosceóil sin acht do chethri grádaib tantum .i. ollam, ┐ anrath ┐ cli ┐ cano, etc. LL 189b48 . do primscela ┐ do foscela, Laws i 46.2 Comm. in doss : ... cuicid re ollumain aici do scelaib, a da sechtmad do foscelaib ┐ a cuig sechtmad do primscelaib ... a cuit primscel ┐ foscel tuc ar aird sunn, ┐ cuiti primscel nama tuc ar aird tall, O'Curry 1954 , 1955 ( H 4.22, 7 ). Later in wider sense : foisgēl agam ar Choin cculuinn, Rel. Celt. ii 220.25 . foiscel fallsa ... ar chrích Néill slander Ó Bruad. ii 266 .

1 in

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Forms: int, -nt, -(s)int, int, na, inna, inna, in, -n, ind, in, ind, int, ind, int, int, ind, s-, -ss-, ocin(d), immin, immun, indá, dundaib, -b, -b, inna, na, na, in, in, na, ind, in, int, inna, na, a n-, a, a, -(s)naib, -(s)na, -d, na, inna, in, ind, an, an t-, in, int, ind, ind, a n-, in, mbúaid, a, in, ind, in, in, na, inna, inda, ind, indá, inna, na, inna, na, na, inna, na, ina, inna, na, in, -n, in, in, in, in, in, in, in, isin, isin, ind, na, in, in, na, na, na, in, in, na, na, na, an, na, ind

def. art. the. See GOI § 467 ff . Zeuss pp. 210 - 217 . Paradigm in O.Ir. Masc. Fem. Neut. Sing. N. in, int ind', in', int a n- A. in n-, -(s)in n- in n-, -(s)in n- a n-, -(s)a n- G. ind', in', int inna, na ind', in', int D. in' -(s)ind', ind', -(s)ind', in', ind', int, -(s)in', -(s)int, -(s)in', -nd', -n' -(s)ind', -(s)in', -nd', -n', -nt -(s)int, -nd', -n', -nt Plur. N. ind', in', int inna, na inna, na A. inna, na, -(s)na G. inna n-, na n- for all genders D. -(s)naib

The forms int, -nt, -(s)int are used before ṡ, except int of n s. masc. which occurs before vowels.

The forms na, inna g s. fem., n p. fem. and neut., and a p. of all genders, geminate follg. consonants and prefix h to vowels (but this h is very rarely written in O.Ir. Cf., however, inna hirise, Sg. 209b24 ).

Before the dual the art. always has the form in, -n except ind da la, Thes. ii 33.21 (Bv.).

The dat. forms without preposition, in, ind, int, occur in the formation of advv., see II (a) below.

Irregularities are not uncommon, e.g. ind for int, int for ind, etc. See Strachan, ZCP iv 62 - 3 and Zeuss, loc. cit.

The original initial s- appears only in the dat. and acc. after prepositions which originally ended in a consonant, with which it unites to produce -ss-, e.g. cossin n-óin, Wb. 2a21 . isin anmim, 9c30 . The s- does not remain after OC though this does not lenite a follg. subst. TRE lenites a subst. but the s- of the art. remains, perhaps through analogy. After FOR, which did not originally lenite, occur forms both with and without -s-, those with -s- being the more usual: forsin dígail, Wb. 1d2 . fornaib gnímaib, 5a5 . After prepositions originally and in O.Ir. ending in vowels both the initial s- and the vowel of the article are lost: ón bunud, Sg. 33b2 . dind insci, Wb. 5c16 . dont lathur, ib. With OC occur ocin(d) (so always in Wb.) and ocon(d); with IMM, immin and immun.

In medial position -nd- had become -nn- by the O.Ir. period but in a few archaic examples, -nd- is written: indá érrend gl. stigmata, Wb. 20d5 (a prima manu). inda fodb gl. exuias, Thes. ii 47.24 (see Thurneysen, ZCP iii 53 ). dundaib abstolaib, Thes. ii 247.12 (Camb.). dendibh Airgiallaib, AU i 178.8 (A.D. 726) . After prepositions the -n- is single even between vowels: cosnaib, frisna, donaib.

Occasionally even in the O.Ir. glosses the first syllable of the dissyllabic form is dropped, and this becomes the rule later: na teora persana, Wb. 9c30 . na cétne tuisten, 21b4 . na cetnae rainne, Sg. 18b1 . For other exx. see below. In the follg. instances from Sg., in (acc.) seems to have dropped out after -r and before a numeral, leaving an eclipsing n. etar ṅdi rainn `between the two parts,' Sg. 2b2 . etar ṅdá n-ulla , 45b19 . far n-óeṅdeilb `according to the same paradigm,' 90b2 . for n-óin ṅdeilb, 201b6 .

The forms in -d (ind, -sind, -nd) remain only before vowels and before lenited f, r, l, n and, in Wb., sometimes also before lenited m and b.

In forms such as dinab fochidib, Wb. 11b4 , dinab gabalib, 13d33 , arnab uilib cumactib, 21a13 , the quality of the final -b of the article is assimilated to that of the following initial. d p. forms without the final -b developed from such examples as donaballaib, Wb. 12b2 , huana fochaidib, Ml. 54a18 , hona mainénaib, 69c5 , where the final of the article became assimilated to a following initial labial. These forms, however, are still infrequent in the O.Ir. period. Three times in the glosses the n p. fem. and neut. form occurs as masc.: inna leomain, Ml. 80a10 . na tri recte, Wb. 29a16 . na sothe, Sg. 64a14 (see GOI § 309 ).

The art. is regularly sg. before collectives and personal numerals.

When an ordinal numeral adj. follows the art., in the older texts the inflection is regular: na dechmaide bliadna, IT iii 54 § 99. inna treisi dūalchae, ZCP iii 25.35 (but see 2 tress). inna cōicthe dūalche, 26.26 ; but later it varied, the masc. form of the art. being somet. used before a fem. noun: n s f. in ochtmad taidbsi, PH 6716 ; but cf. in cethramad taidbsi, 6702 . is í so in t-ochtmad plāg, 7653 . g s f. na hochtmadi oesi, 3582 . i gcionn an treas bliadhna, Keat. iii 1919.

The chief changes occurring in the form of the article in Mid.Ir. are

(i) The n p. masc. forms ind, in, int gradually disappear and are replaced by the forms common to the fem. and neut., inna, na.

(ii) By 1000 A.D., a n- in the n s. and a s. neut. has virtually disappeared, the only certain examples in SR being: a lleth n-aill, SR 5152 , a mbé, 5974 (see Strachan, Phil. Soc. Trans. p. 7 ).

(iii) -(s)naib in the d p. gives way to -(s)na.

(iv) the -d forms are less common.

(v) the monosyllabic na tends to displace inna.

In Mod. Ir. in, ind > an, an t-.

I Forms (divided into (a) forms from O.Ir. glosses, (b) forms from other texts).

Sing.

nom.

masc.

(a) in fer, Wb. 22c9 . in corp, Ml. 22d9 . in ball, Wb. 12b11 . in senduine, 27b8 . int athir, 4b13 .

(b) int othrus, Críth G. 47. in sluag, LU 4563. in t-ara, 4507 . in cing, 347 . in fer, PH 92. in t-espuc, 25 . in slog, 7237 . an samhradh, TSh. 6345. an t-adhaltrach, 6482 . an ciste, 2951 .

fem.

(a) ind leire, Wb. 13d15 . ind nóibe, 9c30 . ind rún, Ml. 45a3 . ind fáilte, Wb. 16b2 . in fírinne, 9c30 . ind almsan, 17a3 . in ben, 22c9 . ind bendacht, 19b15 . in tol, Ml. 18c9 . in chiall, Sg. 27a8 . int ṡillab, 25a1 . cf. ind sillab, 26a4 .

(b) ind ḟlaith, Críth G. 573. ind ingen, LU 4525. ind rígan, 5205 . ind lánamain, 5403 . in tslige, 5077 . inn orcuin, BDD² 493. ind aimser, PH 5032. in eclais, 86 . in tslanti, 275 . in rīghan, ML² 45. an aislinge, 69 . an chiall, TSh. 985.

neut.

(a) a n-accobor, Wb. 3d3 . a mbás, 15b28 . a teg n-oiged, 4a7 . a ndede n-isiu, Ml. 62c3 . a laithe, 21c3 . a folad, Sg. 3a2 . a rrind, 70b7 . a nnu-iedniss, Wb. 15b2 .

(b) a n-ag, LL 112b31 (Sc.MMD). a n-ude, LU 4866. a llá-sa, 5039 . in laa, 5057 . a llathe, 9743 . a n-ainm, 6182 . in n-écosc, PH 6442. a sessed ngrad, 6246 . (Cf. in t-ochtmad grad, 6251 ). in ainm, 672 . in iach-lind, 381 . in ní, 897 . ind ni, 5251 . an ni, 6194 .

Acc.

masc. and fem.

(a) frissin popul, Ml. 46b26 . trisin recht, 46c20 . in digail, 40c3 . in soscéle, Wb. 18c10 . frisin n-iarfaigid, Ml. 20c9 . in n-almsin, Wb. 16d7 . tresin n-aimsir, Sg. 188a26 .

(b) fón slóg, LU 4654. lasin n-íngin, 4522 . in domon ndron, 3566 . in mbelra, PH 2619. frisin ṅdeilb, 125 . in anmain, 2068 . romolsadar in t-ardrīg, ZCP v 25 § 10. ro gab naire in t-airdrigh, Stair Erc. 1135. gurab é Dia ... do-rinne an bás, TSh. 1052. an cheist, 2855 .

neut.

(a) a mbúaid , Wb. 11a6 . tresa n-acomol, Sg. 32a8 . trissa ndede-se, Ml. 123c5 . cossa laa-sa, Wb. 23a17 .

(b) isa tír, Imr. Brain § 62. a fér, LU 4733. lasa comérge, 4880 . isin n-ármag, 4943 . issa sudiu, 9080 . isi[n] sudi, 9082 . in n-aicned doennai, PH 179. in mboimm, 2373 .

Gen.

masc. and neut.

(a) in betho, Wb. 1a3 . in cháich, 2b11 . ind lóge, 3c1 . ind rechto, 15a34 . ind fir, 13a12 . ind ḟolaid, Sg. 28b19 . ind apstail, Ml. 26a2 . int soirtha, 46b26 . (cf. ind senduini, Wb. 27b8 . ind ṡrotho, Sg. 35b7 ). int srotho, Ml. 93b11 . in tairmchrutto, Wb. 15b6 .

(b) in muilt, Críth G. 73. in tairb, LU 4610. in chon, 5013 . in pheta eóin, 5289 . ind ríg, 4757 . in rothclessa, 8844 . ind laí, 4858 . in locha, 9098 . ind athig, 4684 . ind fir, 4765 . in tṡeuin, 4508 . ind rig, PH 4365. an fhir, 1177 . in apstail, 1991 . ind ecraibthig, 6062 . ind imdibe, 5652 . in t-sacairt, 2508 . in slaníceda, 5146 . an fhedhma, ML² 20 . ind fhir, TTebe 1544 . and fhir, 2433 . inn eich, 2278 . en foulachtae, CMT² 60 § 133 . an bhrátha, TSh. 1014. an tsein-reachta, 404 .

fem.

(a) inna deacte, Wb. 5c16 . inna flaithemnachtae, Sg. 2a1 . inna aidche, Ml. 21c3 . na aimsire, Sg. 188a28 . inna hirise, 209b24 .

(b) na llongsi, IT i 77.3 . na mmucci, LL 112b43 ( ScM. § 8 ). inna conaire, LU 4710. na glassi, 4797 . na haidche, 9058 . ina óidche, PH 1490. na hindsci, 6213 . na colna, TSh. 947. na haithne, 1009 .

Dat. m., f. and n.

(a) isin chétne tuiste, Wb. 1a1 . forsind immarmus, 1d2 . dind fiur, 22c9 . dind failti, Ml. 21c3 . isin anmim, Wb. 9c30 . huant firinni, Ml. 57d8 . isind laithiu, 21c3 . dont lathur, Wb. 5c16 . isint saltair, Ml. 23c19 . isind salm, 50d4 . isin biuth, Wb. 12c16 . dind béstatu, 5c16 . don duini, 4b3 . dond macc, 7c13 .

(b) don chath, LU 4557. isin phupull, 4620 . iarsind frecra, 4772 . don tslúag, 4570 . don ṡlúag, 4748 . dond ríg, BDD² 99. don ríg, 85 . asind aimsir, PH 4928. isin eclais, 3181 . don tsacart, 3140 . assin sinagoig, 110 . asind lucc, 4099 . donn ītadhach, ZCP viii 215 § 75. don fhíréan, TSh. 1146. don pheacthach, 1137 . don tsaidhbhir, 954 . san bhioth, 832 . (cf. san mbioth, 837 . san Sabboit, 4114 ).

Plur.

nom.

masc.

(a) in phreceptori, Wb. 5a2 . in chnamai, Ml. 22d7 . in pecthaig, 55d11 . ind rig, 85d10 . ind apstail, 42b7 . ind fir, Wb. 5a5 . ind ḟilid, Sg. 162a3 . int soirthi, Ml. 19b11 . inna leomain, 80a10 . na tri recte, Wb. 29a16 .

(b) na trí maccáin, Fél. Aug. 2. inna druing-sea, Fél. Ep. 285. (All other examples in Fél. follow strict O. Ir. paradigm, Stokes). inda sacairt, Mon. Tall. 134.11 . in doíni, TBFr. 55. na doíni, 306 . in maic, LU 4900. ind eich, 4733 . na heich, 5070 . in tṡlóig, 4609 . inn óicc, BDD² 896. na heóin, 142 . ind eolaig, PH 7313. in augtair, 6944 . na noim, 3649 . na hapstail, 1826 . inda hapstail, 5371 . ind apstail, 6720 . ind ēcis uile, Anecd. iv 93.10 (Corm.). na tri coicait, LL 114a29 ( ScM. § 21b ). na trenmilid, TTebe 4478 . na cinn, TSh. 73. na haidhmillte, 6088 .

fem. and neut.

(a) indá érrend (gl. stigmata), Wb. 20d5 (a prima manu). inna briathra, Ml. 22c5 . inna ancride, 27b15 . inna anmmann, Sg. 28b18 .

(b) na tigi, IT i 74.7 . inna buidne, LU 4685. na bai, 5398 . na cenna, 4806 . na mna, PH 4997. na créachta, TSh. 1013.

Acc. m. f. and n.

(a) inna fíraingliu, Wb. 9c10 . frisna preceptori, 14d37 . lasna fileda, Sg. 63b4 . na rúna, Wb. 12c11 . lasna anmmann, Sg. 51b10 .

(b) na firu, LU 4626. inna heonu, 5159 . inna echraidí, 4712 . na pecdachdu, PH 3619. na briathra, 3660 . na cóic ṡéotu, Críth G. 162. inna .vii. sa, 307 . na teasta, TSh. 6771.

Gen. m. f. and n.

(a) inna ndóine, Wb. 5c16 . inna fer, 7c8 . inna mban, 22c10 . na n-abstal, 18d14 . na sacardd, Sg. 54a11 . na conson, 9a19 . na forcetal, Wb. 16a12 . inna rrath, 15c3 .

(b) ina ndescipul, Hib. Min. 54. inna muccaide, LU 4670. na nGalión, 4648 . na fíren, PH 437. na ḟer (sic leg.), 1017 . na mbeo, 3648 . na n-ilberla, 5484 . airdena ana cóic la ndéc ria mBrath, RC xxviii 310 § 1. inna fer, TTebe 1845 . na n-ánrad, 951 . na bpeacthach, TSh. 991. na sácramainteadh, 1561 .

Dat. m. f. and n.

(a) donaib ballaib, Wb. 7d14 . donaballaib ailib, 12b2 . arnab uilib cumactib, 21a13 . dinaib fochaidib, Ml. 19b11 . isnaib consonaib, Sg. 9a22 . donab huilib doinib, 189b9 . forsna huilib remṡuidigthib, 212a13 . ocnafothaircthib palnacdib, 217a4 . honai gabalaib, Ml. 54b25 . donab nemindithib, Thes. ii 33.28 (Bv.).

(b) oconaibh insibh, AU 851. donaib Galionaib, LU 4659. dinib collaib, 4937 . dona druídib, 5061 . dina lecaib, 5889 (H). forna bochtaib, PH 3603. dona noemaib, 3620 . donaib maithib ┐ dona holcaib, Ériu iii 2.13 . fornaib coic cathrachuib, ii 140.5 . dona hōgaib, ML² 173. dona daoinibh, TSh. 968. arna heasbadhaibh, 973 .

Dual.

(a) In the O.Ir. glosses, before the dual, the art. always has the form in, -n: Nom. m. in da fersin, Ml. 58a11 . f. in di bai, 2b11 . n. in da n-ainm, 34d6 . Acc. m. in da airdigtha, Sg. 77a8 . f. etir in dí ṡillaib, 59a17 . Gen. m. cechtar in da popul, Ml. 46b30 . n. cechtar in da leithe, Sg. 25b6 . Dat. f. isin dib bliadnib, Thes. ii 30.35 (Bcr.). n. isin dib desmrechtaib-so, Ml. 114b1 . ( ind da la occurs in the Vienna Beda, Thes. ii 33.21 .).

(b) Later the art. preceding the dual is sometimes na, but in remains more common: in dá erred (g.), LU 8057. na dá ech (a.), 8590 . na da ban (g.), 8375 . na dá Maine (n.), BDD² 106. in da gilla chétna (a.), TBC-LL¹ 677. túath in dá Maine (g.), BDD² 210. na da ánrath ┐ na da rind n-agha (n.), TTr.² 583. na dá n-ug n-urchoidech (g.), MR 110.4 . na dá neirrech (g.), Laws iv 336.16 . an dā rīg (na, v.l.) (n.), ML² 776. asna dib berlaib, Lec. 167d31 . don da thóisech, Ériu v 152.126 .

II Article used in formation of adverbs ( GOI § 251.3 and § 379 , § 382 . Zeuss 608 - 9 ).

(a) When nouns of time and manner are used adverbially in the dat. sg., they may be preceded by the article, e.g. in chruth as coir, Wb. 7b1 . in chruth sin, 7d16 . ind echt sa, 3a7 ; but cf. cruth ro pridchissem, 24c17 . inni rombatar riam hí tempul, Ml. 62b2 .

(b) In O. and Mid. Ir. the article (but see alternative explanation, GOI § 379 ) was used with an adj. in the dat. sing. neut. and with some participles in -de to form an adverb. The follg. list is illustrative only: in biucc gl. paulatim, Sg. 12b1 . in mór, Wb. 14b21 . in már gl. adeo, Sg. 8a2 . in deurb ` certainly ,' Ml. 70b2 . ind fír ` truly ,' Wb. 14c32 . ind ḟír, Sg. 106a5 . in demin gl. quidem, Ml. 37a13 . int soer gl. libere, 31b18 . int sainriud, 54a22 . in chomocus ` nearby ,' Sg. 188a19 . ind imdu gl. passim, Ml. 35b5 . in fortgidiu ` covertly ,' 30a3 . in chlidiu, 50c13 . in chotarsnu gl. e contrario, Sg. 17b9 . ind ulcc male, Hib. Min. 432. ind infholach secretly , PH 6085. in infholuch, 7998 . In a few exx. the form of the adj. is that of the nom.: ind utmall, Wb. 26b10 (but this form may also have been used for dat.). in madae, 19d16 . ind immdae, Sg. 26a5 . Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii § 419 explains this as being due to the similarity of nom. and dat. masc. and neut. forms in some adjj. Cf. also: in tsainrethaig, LU 5514.

With compar. and superl. of adjj. to form comparative advv.: ind ichtarchu gl. inferius, Ml. 24d30 . int serbu gl. amarius, 24c10 . in máam gl. primum, Wb. 1c20 . ind luindiu gl. commotius, Ml. 32d1 . ind feliu gl. uericondius, 58b1 . ind lugu gl. minus, 123c12 . in mó ┐ in mó, Trip.² 2108 , 2628 . in mor-mo, PH 3369 , 3605 . See GOI § 382.

(c) In the case of adjj. in -d(a)e (except imdae) and participles in -th(a)e (but see in fortgidiu, in chlidiu, above), instead of the dative a form in -id, -ith combines with the art. to form the adv. A few instances also occur of advv. formed in this way from substantives. From adjj.: in doracdid `in the Doric fashion,' Sg. 204b9 . in chorpdid gl. corporaliter, Wb. 27a12 . ind óindid once , Ml. 29a3 . int slanidid ` salutarily ,' 71a1 . in tuailngigthid ` deigningly ,' 78c1 . ind inchlidid gl. latenter, 100c7 . in tuasailcthid ` absolutely ,' 32d5 . From substt.: in mesid (<mess) gl. iudicialiter, Ml. 51c21 . ind frithoircnid (<frithorcun) ` offensively ,' 127c23 . in diglaid (<dígal) gl. ulciscenter, 62d3 . ind áirmith (<árim) ` numerically ,' Sg. 27a17 .

III Usage.

The article is always proclitic and is used before a substantive to express the definite character of that substantive unless this is already apparent either from the nature of the substantive itself, as in the case of proper names, or from some accompanying defining word or phrase, e.g. when the substantive is followed by a definite genitive, or preceded by a possessive adjective.

A Exx. of the ordinary use of def. art.: accaldam auctor ind recto `an address to the teachers of the Law,' Wb. 3c4 . risiu rocloammar in fogur `before we hear the sound,' Ml. 112b12 . intan labratar ind ḟilid `when the poets speak,' Sg. 162a3 . oc déscin na macraide, LU 4859. in trénfir ┐ ind láith gaile, 8104 . an cúigeadh cinéal, na mairtírigh, TSh. 4842. In: amal in scrissid .i. amal in n-altain n-áith `as a scraper i.e., as a sharp razor,' Ml. 72b8 , translate: as the scraper etc., regarding it as a type of instrument rather than a single instrument of its kind?

The article is used

(a) in the sense of each, every, also a single in such phrases as: ced fan fer, Stair Erc. 1471. 1532 . berad-sa anam a flaithess duit a n-agaidh an ruainde da fuil ad brat `for every thread in thy cloak,' BCC 358.14 . is assu duinni in fer cech laí andás a cét cach n-aidchi one man every day, LU 5622.

(b) sometimes with cách, when this is followed by a relative clause: ní lat in cách forsa mmitter `not thine is everyone on whom thou passest judgment,' Wb. 6b22 . úar in cách dodechaid úad, Trip.² 1198. congnamh lásan ccách nó chathaighfeadh dar cenn an chreidimh, AFM vi 2290.22 .

(c) with oen-, intensifying the idea of singleness: nabīd D. fut ind ṡamlāi oc breith na hēnbrethi `giving a single judgment,' ZCP xiii 179.1 . con-accai ni ... .i. in n-aenmnái for fertais in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 202. hespach do neoch a thríall acht dond oen ḟialluch, 415 .

(d) in speaking of two things (cf. Fr. l'un, Germ. der eine): focherded a líathróit ┐ focherded a loirg ... Níbo moo in band oldas a chéle one stroke was not greater than the other, LU 5006. timchillid a teach ón dorus colaile, RC xxiv 145.14 . dā ṡenrand ... dun rand díb ... don rund aile, Fianaig. 48 § 14 , § 15 .

(e) frequently, and particularly after verbs of seeing, before a noun which is logically indefinite to draw attention to it and to render the narrative more vivid (for an alternative explanation see GOI § 470 ): co facatar in tsentuinne they saw an old woman, Corm. Y 1059.43 . co n-acca ara chind in fer ┐ leth a chind fair, LU 4933. co n-aca Cú in n-ócben cuchi, 6082 . co n-acca in tech find, MacCongl. 67.12 . co n-accas na trí coícait ban co n-inaraib corcraib, TBFr. 258. rataiges in triar marcach dochom in tige, LU 6779. is and dosnarraid in fer máeldub, 6820 . doringni in mac bec in tres gním `eine dritte That,' TBC-LL¹ 1068. duscōtar īarum condusrulai isin mag n-ālaind co n-acatar an rīghrāith isin [maig], ZCP iii 459.18 . is iarum bert in Liath Macha na tri dergruathra, RC iii 181.36 .

(f) before nouns followed by the demonstratives so, sin, tall, ucut: in chrud sin, Wb. 13a6 . tarsin corp sin 15c16 . in teintide tall, ZCP v 25 § 7. isin tsalm tall, Ml. 58a11 . don mac so, BDD² 107. in tan sin, 130 . in triar ucut, 295 .

B The article is not usually used before

(a) personal names. In O. Ir. names of individuals take the article only when they are qualified by an adj. or a demonstrative, or when used as common nouns (e.g. á ṅIacob the name Jacob, Ml. 34d6 ): ol Duaid, Ml. 95d7 . mad la Cirine `according to Jerome,' 74d13 . ho Isaác, Wb. 4c7 . for érlam Patraic, Thes. ii 305.5 ; but: in Scip Emelendae gl. Emilianus Scipio Sg. 31a2 . in Caesar Octauienda gl. Octauianus Caesar, 31a3 . in Fiac sin, Thes. ii 307.3 . co tech in Dubthaig sin, ib. 9 . Exceptionally: Nabál sin slebi Carmil, SR 6307. In Mid. Ir. it is somet. used with anaphoric force: a n-Inis meic Uchen robai in Gartnan, Anecd. i 1.3 . in Cathal, MacCongl. 41.28 . iman Mormael, Ériu xii 190 § 23. do marbsad in tEochaid andsin, ZCP viii 274.13 . ba rí hi Temair in Fīachu Sraptine amal adrubrumar, 317.16 .

(b) place-names: i Corint, Wb. 14b5 . i nEgipt, Ml. 88a12 . téicht do Róim, Thes. ii 296.3 . co nōgaib Hérenn, 306.1 ; but: ind Róm fil hí Constantinopoil ... inna Rómae, Sg. 174a1 . In Mid. Ir. the article became more common particularly before a noun in the genitive, but the omission of the article was still much more frequent than its use: ind Eriu, LU 4042. íar sligi na Temrach, BDD² 131. do Themraig, 149 . fonaidm ṅgíall Temrach, 164 . sethnu na Hérind, 608 . i tír Hérend, 690 . i nOenuch na Crúachna, LU 2888. hi cathair Cruachna, 2886 . isin Taltin, 2894 . hi Taltin, 2896 . In Mod. Ir. some geographical names regularly take the article, e.g. an Fhrainnc, an Spáinn. Others sometimes take the article, but in the gen. only: Éire, i nÉirinn, tír na hÉireann. Alba, muinntear na hAlban; but cf. lucht cuarta Éireann, Dáil Éireann (Dinneen, s.v. Éire).

(c) names of peoples and patronymics: arindí atrebat Romáin and, Sg. 33a11 . atrebat Laitnóri and, 14 . di Romanaib, 33a10 . Romoldai, 31b4 . la Ebreu, Ml. 26c1 . di Iudéib, Wb. 27d4 . fri Saxanu, Críth G. 523. la hUltu, BDD² 977. do ríg Rómán, LU 6389 ; but: ind Romain, Sg. 31b5 . int Ṡabindai, 28a10 . forsna Egiptacdu, Ml. 96c11 . do choscc inna nIsrahélde, Wb. 5a16 . na nDéisi, Thes. ii 297.5 . in Galióin, LU 4656. co tríchait chét na nGalión, 4648 . The absence of the article would seem to be the earlier usage, cf. la Féniu (a phrase common throughout the law-tracts), Críth G. 125. chórus Féne, 588 .

(d) nouns that refer to things of which there is one only, or one outstanding example (these nouns approach in meaning to proper names): is samlid dano gniith demun, Wb. 21b2 . amal indocbáil dáe, 21a10 . as tualang deacht todiusgud Crist `the Godhead,' 13c15 . i tempul, 26a8 . hi fudumnaib talman, Ml. 40d16 . di chosecrad tabernacuil, 48b11 . gein maicc hua athair `the birth of the Son from the Father,' 85b11 . conapad firdía mac `that the Son should not be true God,' 21c12 . amal as toisegiu grián indáas laithe, 85b11 . o hescgu co grein, SR 113. o thosuch domuin, 517 . dochuaid diliu don domon, 2592 . co lluid trít co talmain, LU 5767. do diabul, PH 4889. nī dlig sāire ... i tūaith nā i n-eclais amongst the laity or in the church, Ériu i 218 § 2. roaithbeōaig Cairbri ō marbaib from the dead, ACL iii 225.v . Siuir agus Máigh ag gréin dá ngeimhliughadh, DDána 109 § 11. for fairgi, Corm. Y 1059.14 . fri tīr, ib. 15 . slánaigh le hóigh t'oileamhain `make good to the Virgin her nursing of Thee,' Aithd. D. 67 § 26.

Here belong the names of parts of the body: ho giun et ... hi cridiu, Wb. 5d14 . ind foisitiu i ngiun `the confession in the mouth,' 4d33 . a n-asberid hó bélib, 7d10 . a lleth o laim deiss `the half from the right hand,' Sg. 17b2 . risiu rocloammar in fogur hua chluasaib with the ears, Ml. 112b12 . anuas co imlind, LU 5780 ; but cf. intan citambí ind lám in terochraic, Ml. 36b1 . in geno gl. oris, 82c5 .

(e) a noun occurring in apposition to a proper name as a sobriquet: for Lomnae Drúth, BDD² 705. Suibne Geilt, Thes. ii 294.10 . for Tamun drúth, LU 6670. Cauland cerdd, 4975 . aided Redg cáinte, 5803 .

(f) the names of abstract ideas, virtues, vices, etc.; nachin rogba úall `that pride may not seize us,' Wb. 15d40 . is asse dúib maid do denum, 4a4 . inne maith ł uilcc, Sg. 39a32 . nephdenum neich di ulc fri nech dogní olc frit, Ml. 23c20 . dechair eter olcc is maith, SR 1255. erig, ... córu achāch duit mormenma, TBC-LL¹ 3978. ni rabi a samail ... ar maisse ┐ míne ┐ mórdacht, TTr. 621. ní fhuil nert agud gun techt lium, ZCP vi 48.12 . na ndenad (leg. denad) uaill na diumus, PH 4255. Exx. with the article are: ind huall gl. arrogantia, Ml. 51a11 . gl. elatio, 28a1 . frisin noibi ┐ in glaini, 98d2 . ised a nnert foirbthe imgabail cech huilc this is perfect virtue, 35d14 . immeradi a n-olc, 33d2 . a mundit[i]a .i. ōn gloine, Corm. Y 900. attach inísel ... tairnid in díumus `superbiam excludit,' PH 8035. sanntaiged in rig ... in fírinde, 4254 . ro coimnertaigiss an coir `thou hast strengthened justice,' Stair Erc. 429.

(g) a subst. followed by a definite genitive. (The article is used when the gen. is attributive rather than defining, e.g. á cenele ndoine, Wb. 5c16 . a llaa mbrithemnacte sin, 6b26 . forsa cenélae metir sin, Sg. 8a13 . in Briccriu Conaill Chernaig (name of a shield), BDD² 977. in Brug mna Elcmair, Ériu viii 175.9 . an Iodh Morainn, Keat. ii 3659. as an gCraoibh Dheirg Chonchubhair, ib. 3086 ).

The gen. is a proper name: ar iriss Crist, Wb. 25a10 . di doiri Babelon, Ml. 46b26 . ó Thuind Clidnai, BDD² 1087. la firu Hérenn, 123 ; or approaches in meaning to a proper name: precept soscéli, Wb. 1b10 . Exceptions are rare: in tṡlóig Herend, LU 4609. gol mo matharsa so ┐ na mban mBoine, TBFr. App. § 20 (= ... ┐ bantrochta Boínni, text).

The gen. is preceded by the def. art.: ar meinci inna indithme, Ml. 85d1 . ardlathi in betho, Wb. 1a3 . dar cenn ind Iudidi, 2a4 . tri hiris in cháich, 2b11 . fri bás inna clóen, Thes. ii 320.1 . for lorg in tslóig, LU 4782. lucht in baile, PH 49. In O. Ir. there are a great many exceptions to this rule but in Mid. Ir., comparatively few, and fewer still in Early Mod. Ir.: inna ndánae in spirito, Wb. 21c2 . in pian inna diglae, Ml. 28c19 . din chamull in diumsa, Tur. 60. in dluthe ind flechuid, Ml. 81c8 . in dán inna litredachte, Sg. 33a28 . an fír-thsochraidecht an bethadh suthain, Ir. Lit. 26.18 . leth in orba in athar, Laws iv 46.24 Comm. in prīm-cathraig mōrglain ... in dúnaid, MacCongl. 87.27 . an dara cuing an catha, Irish Texts ii 9 § 24. issind aurlaind in dúine, TBFr. 60. isin sinagoig moir na nEbraide, PH 48. na cuic cuicidh na hEirenn, ZCP xi 43 § 31. oc saigid na cána in domnaig, Ériu ii 208.15 . in mér medhon na láime clí, O'Gr. Cat. 270.29. in fer na tocla, TTebe 1601 . ingen in rig na nEberda, 4645 . In PH there are two cases where this rule does not apply (a) when the governing noun has a demonstrative suffix ¤sa or ¤sin, (b) when it is defined by an ordinal. Exx. (a) na scéla-sin in aingil, PH 2975. in rath-sa na n-ilberla, 5484 . cf. O. Ir.: don dlúim máir sin inna pecthach, Wb. 9d5 . in gnim sin in tengad, Ml. 31b24 . (b) in cetna mís na bliadna, PH 3516. isin tress uair ina óidche, 1490 . In TTebe, s.v. in , Calder notes that while a few instances of the double use of the article occur this is especially the case when the governed noun is followed by sin. The use of the double article when the governing noun is defined by an ordinal though very common is not invariable: cosin tres mac imlesan na hoensúla, BDD² 641. in treas rann sesgat ind uile, Laws ii 370.21 - 22 Comm. an tres gaisgedach na Tiabanda, TTebe 4879 ; but cf.: dorumalt Moisi ... | ann tresraind a aimsire, SR 3784. tres ṅdírime na tána, TBC-LL¹ 2656. i tres boin in brugad, Laws v 402.7 Comm.

The gen. is preceded by a possessive adj.: di foirbthetu for nirisse, Wb. 1a9 . lóg a pecthe, 1c3 . do thudidin do menman, 1c15 . do ind a oenláime, TBC-LL¹ 676. lín a teglaich, TBFr. 8. Exception: lasin flaith far mbretha ifos, SR 1215.

The gen. is defined by cech (Mid. Ir. cach), nach: du thuistin cech dulo, Ml. 85b16 . imfolang nach gnima, 80d2 . tri thesbaid naich baill, Sg. 5a5 . fo cosmailis nacha cat[h]rach, Hib. Min. 219. céol cach ḟir, LL 207a18 . cend cech ḟir díb, TBC-LL¹ 682. i tossuch cach dúnaid, 571 .

The gen. is defined by a further definite genitive: ó soilsi deachte Crist, Wb. 26a17 . irchre fla[tho] Román, 26a5 . co maithib fer nÉrenn, BDD² 1441. An exception is: dar fíartharsna in dunaid fer nÉrend, LU 6291.

C The article is optional before an ordinal adjective: isin chétne tuiste, Wb. 1a1 . cetnae accuis inso `this is the first cause,' Ml. 118d12 . co nómád n-aó `to the ninth generation,' Críth G. 327. cetna gnim gnisset, SR 4197. cethramad gnim, 4209 . (The omissions in SR are necessitated by the metre). Cf. in chethramad accuis, Ml. 118d18 . ón chétna duini, SR 7889. in tres gnim, 4205 . Cf. ll. 83 ff. col. 183 above.

D As a rule substantives defined by a relative sentence take the art. unless they are preceded by is é, conid é, is inunn, etc. (However, before words like airm, baile used adverbially the article is omitted: ría ríg Hérenn airm hi foí, BDD² 488. co ránic na díberga baili i rabatar, 647 . tancattar na hingena airm a mbói Hiruath, PH 905. bail hita a athair, 1380 ): dund óis nad chaithi cach tuari, Wb. 6c11 . a forcell doberam, 25d21 . isind huiliu labramar-ni, Ml. 31b23 (exceptionally: ra mbía ... carpat bas dech bess i n-Aii, LU 5587 ); but: is hé cruth inso áem no-s-messammar, Wb. 9c10 . is inunn chiall isindi as scit ┐ as nōuit , Ml. 114b1 . issí inne fil hi cechtar de, 114b1 . is he titul fil i ndreich ..., Hib. Min. 1. is é óencharpat insin nad foglentais dirmand na hecrada, LU 10177 - 8 . is tú láech as dech fil i nHerind, 5768 . is ed gen n-imarbága fil la firu Hérind, BDD² 1135. is é céadchrann tarla dhó, soileach, Keat. ii 2687. is é áit ar ghabhadar tír, i gCúan an Bhainbh, iii 5055 . is e recht ro buí isin Libia in n-inbuidh sin, Stair Erc. 1101. When the antecedent of the relative sentence is qualified by an ordinal the article sometimes occurs: fá hé Colum ... an céadduine do thógaibh mainistear i n-oiléan Í, Keat. iii 1344. ionnus gurab é an treas fear do chreid ..., ii 5372 . conidh e sin an cedcath do cuir Ercuil, Stair Erc. 966 ; but: gurab é C.C. céaddoctúir do chuaidh, Keat. iii 1347. is si sin cedmainistir caillech ndub ro buí isin Teib, Stair Erc. 890.

línaid

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Forms: linfider, nolínfed, línad

v (1 lín). With palatal ending in: fut. pass. rel. linfider, Ml. 103a10 , condit. 3 s. nolínfed, 25a8 , 11 (see GOI § 636 ).

I Trans.

(a) fills: l.¤ gl. impleat vel implet, Ml. 38d9 . non-líntarni gl. implemur, 18c3 . a nundlina gl. implente, 19b5 . no-líntae gl. solebat repleri, 32b6 . rolín gl. implevit, 64d16 . nomlinfithersa gl. explebor, 40a18 . línsai co luath co beolu, Anecd. i 72 § 198 . amail linas gaoth onchú, TBC-LL¹ 3868 . da lestar . . . / ni linad hiat ar oengne, Fing. R. 738 . lan línas múru, Anecd. ii 23 § 2.

Of water fills, floods, covers : clad bis fás conid lína tóla[e] n-uisci, Ériu xvii 70 § 12 . ro lion in lind, TBC-LL¹ 3879 ( TBC St. 3206 ). gur linastair na linti, TBC-LL¹ 3886 ( TBC St. 3213 ). co linit na fangleanna . . . dib (of torrents), TTebe 3137 . da linfaide gan aimsir airithe cum a linta (of Nile), Ir. Astr. Tr. 50.5 . dí neoch línas imadh uisci `overwhelmed', Laws iv 222.9 Comm . Of honey: fuinn lánshocra do líon mil `covered with honey', O'Hara 1071.

(b) With prep. DI fills with: líntar lán di fín, Wb. 11b13 . no linadsom in poll dia liathrotib, LU 4985 ( TBC-I¹ 496 ). ro-línsat na hIúdaide lestar do fhín-eccra, PH 2868 . rolinastar do gul . . . na hinlesa rig[d]a (of tears), TTebe 517 . línfaid dia bruth sen Mag Sainb, Airne F. 255 . ionnas gur líonsad do bhiadh . . . iad, ML 6.27 . do líonadar a n-ochta dá n-análaibh, 30.5 . rolinaid leis iad do chaerchaib, TTebe 1643 .

(c) Extended applications. Of odours permeates: rolín in bith n-uile . . . bolad inna idbairtesin, Wb. 22b13 . co rolín in recles ó bréntaid, Lat. Lives 97.11 . Of emotions: ón machdad líntair gl. completur, Ml. 25a9 . ro linustair idu eoid . . . Ailill was consumed with jealousy, TE 7 . línfaid cuma cridi rígan, TBC-LL¹ 5847 . ro-s-lín oman, PH 1121 . mor m-borrfad . . . ro linsat muintir A., Alex. 392 . línuidh reacht hí ara n-oman, Ériu iv 214 § 12 . linis cumha ┐ éolchaire Gaill ┐ Gaidhil, Expugn. Hib. 84 . linais omhan a oirecht, Irish Texts ii 2 § 13 . 's do líon uabhar Athairne, DDána 84.12 . rolín gorta sinn `has overcome', ZCP vi 293.8 . líontar d'iomad d'amhgaraibh é, TSh. 10020.

Of a kingdom, extends throughout : ro lín flaith Dé Athar / nem talam, Fél. Prol. 215 . glóir a gharma iarrfaidh Aodh / . . . líonfaidh beannBhanbha na mBrian, DDána 93.7 .

Of preaching of the gospel: nolínfed preceupt a soscela innule cuaird in talman gl. completura sit, Ml. 25a8 .

In spiritual sense: linfider do gin ho rath in spiurta noib, Ml. 103a10 . ronlín di rath in spirto, Wb. 20d11 . ro lín in spirut nóeb in gilla, PH 5584 . nos linand da cech maith, 5583 . linfuidhthear tu o acfaind a n-uili ghras, ITS xxix 216.9 . Of strength: ro lín luth . . . a huilea ballai, Stair Erc. 1257.

Of crowds fills, covers : línsat airer na trága, d'imfastud na gabála, Metr. Dinds. iii 212.27 . líontar leo Tlachtgha is Taillte, Aithd. D. 16.45 . l.¤ Glend . . . Madhair . . . allmaraigh, Irish Texts ii 2 § 12 . an cill do linadh linne / ac righad cinn Creiblinne, 5 § 36 . Muirchertach do líon gach learg, L. Cl. A. B., 115.2 .

In certain contexts satiates, feeds : linais Mia . . . / slogaib cach mairrig archoin, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18 § 2 . ce nodailtis ind huile feba in betha nicon rulínpiti, Ériu vii 152.13 .

II Intrans.

(a) In strict sense. Of tide, fills, flows: an tan ba haithbe an muir . . . an tan do lionadh, Leb. Gab.(i) 72.13 . cach uair línus an mhuir sin gusan macraid, RC xxiv 378.12 . muir mór . . . línus ┐ traighes, Maund. 244.

Of rivers, streams, lakes, wells, fills up, floods: inn uair linas in loch lan, ZCP v 24 § 11 . líonfaidh gach áth, DDána 29.7 . linaid ┐ traigid na tobraca, Ir. Astr. Tr. 42.1 . líonaid re hucht na n-ánrath / brúaigh ísle na n-úaránshroth (líonadh v.l.), Studies 1921, 419 § 12 .

Note also: líonuid na drochdhaoine `are multiplied', Proverbs xxix 16 . ar n-achlán do lín dá ló, IGT Decl. ex. 412.

(b) Fig. of emotions is filled with, overcome by (DI): go ro líon dfeircc ┐ dinnire, AFM ii 2360.4 . rolionsomh d'ferg ┐ do lonnus, Hugh Roe 92.23 (f. 25a) . líonais d'uabhar, A. Ó Dálaigh 50.7 . do líonus lán d'annsa, L. Cl. A. B. 279.13 . ni tharla / ri rathmhar na rídhamhna / nar líonadair sein da seirc, Irish Texts ii 106.25 . Cf. go líonuid do chloinn na ccoimhthigheach `please themselves in the children', Isaiah ii 6.

(c) With follg. prepp. With AR: rolín rath in spirita nóib ar Ióin, KMMisc. 144.7 . líonfuid Saxain ar fheadh nÉireann, SGS iv 140 § 13. With ETER fills the space between : ni dichtim dano sech in dam árolín a congna eter di fert in carpait, LU 5182 ( TBC-I¹ 703 ). rolinsat . . . aingil idir nem ┐ lar i frithshét a anma-som, Lism. L. 4458 (both . . . and?). With FO: ro lín clú E. fon uili domun, Stair Erc. 210. With I: do lionator is na gleanntaibh fo beandaibh an talmhan, Leb. Gab.(i) 64 n. 10 . do líonsad catha . . . go Gleann Lára ionár leanamhain, ML 26.8 = lingsiod, ML² 330 . co rolionsat cách ina timchioll, Ériu iv 64.5 . ro línadar sluaigh na cathrach a timchill Hercuil, Stair Erc. 2161. With ó: rolinsad na Greic uile o feargaib . . . risna Tiauandaib, TTebe 2768 . With OC: ro linsat Eoganacht . . . acco `gathered unto them', Cog. 70.15 .

Vn. línad.

rúathar

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Forms: rúathur

n o, m. (orig. neut.? eclipses follg. initial in chevilles, cf. LL 35b30 below) rúathur, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 54.1) . A variant (? older) form róthar also occurs.

An onrush, onset, attack (gen. in hostile sense): ba ruathar n-anrath ort, LL 35b30 . bert . . . Ferchertne rōthar chuici `made a rush', Ériu ii 30 § 14 . is t[onn] rabarta ar rúathur , Fianaig. 60.16 . ruathur ratha an attack on a fort , TBC-LL¹ 5343 . in ruathar . . . ruccsat i cenn na caithetarnaidhe, CCath. 5793 . an ruccsabhair ruathar tenn ar Gallaibh?, Cog. 76.19 . nidat eolaigh coctha no crechi no ruat[h]air, BB 422b1 . do creachuib, ┐ do ruathruib `incursions', Laws i 226.8 Comm. ). rug ruathar airgni Umaill made a pillaging raid into U. , BB 51a3 ( MacCarthy 428 § 5 ). gan rúathar . . . gan airgni, BS § 19 . do bhí Éire saor . . . ó ruathar an uile chinidh (= ab incursu), Keat. i 82.15 . rugastar seacht ruathair troma . . . tairrsib charges , Celt. Rev. iv 16.8 . conair gacha catha, ┐ raon gacha ruathair, TSh. 6660 .

Of animals, etc.: co ruathur bethrach, IT iii 246.87 . tren-ruathar tairb, Cog. 184.16 . borb-ruathur dian-bunni dilend, 188.21 .

Common in chevilles, with indef. meaning: ruathar n-án, SR 3411 . r.¤ ṁbras, 6187 . ruathur ṅgle, 213 . ruathar creachach, Lism. L. 2130 .

The form róthar may be represented in Corm. Y 1263 ; tar .i. olc, unde rothar .i. ro-olc.

úarán

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Forms: fúarán, úará, ūarān, huaranaibse

n (later fúarán) m. a spring, `a well spring or fountain,' P. O'C. : fúarán úará, IGT, Decl. § 35 . ūarān .i. ūar a en .i. a uisque, Corm. Y 1290 . deoin .i. fuaran nó corr nó tibrait, O'Dav. 669 . bíodh thfúarán beannuighe, Proverbs v 18 . crocān a lāim gach leinim | gusin fūarān foithreamail, ZCP viii 563 § 17 . iss é is fuaire and, uisce an uarain, O'Dav. 669 . ochd bhféinnidhe as ḟearr a n-ágh | ar ceann t'éindighi d'ḟúarán, IGT, Decl. ex. 1333 . romchuir in Coimdhe dom chrádh | hi richt égne ar gach n-úarán, Anecd. i 26 § 14 . d'adarcaib ... | ro fhágsat imon uarán, SG 121.28 . is samhuil ... dfúarán truáillighthe, duine ionnruic ag tuitim síos a lathair an chiontoigh, Proverbs xxv 26 . pl. tiobrada táobhghlana ┐ uarána ionnfhuara, BS § 17 . tobair ┐ ḟuarána (uarana v.l.) ┐ srotha fíruisci, CCath. 1742 . leathnuighthear thfúaráin amach, Proverbs v 16 . ilimud uarana, Stair Erc. 1275 . dechmad trethan ┐ ūarān a tithe of [the produce of] salt and fresh waters , BColm. 52.26 . i gcrích Éireann na n-úarán, Ir. Monthly 1919, 513.45 ( DDána p. 206 ). ic na huaranaibse , LL 255a39 .

Metaph. : a fuarán eagna, Content. xvi 79 . ag sin daoibh an fuarán fis `the knowledge-well,' ib. 98 . Of a harp : a Niocláis, nocht an gcláirsigh ! | léig imtheacht don fhuaráin-se, Studies 1919, 611.1 . dob é ar bhfuarán geal on ghréin | an teagh, Measgra D. p 158.35 .

In place-names : is and sin dorónai P. an topur dianid ainm Úaran Garad, Trip. 106.9 . luid co ránic Úarán nGarad for Maig Aí, LU 7936 . téit ... i nUarán nGarad la Connachta, LL 246b49 . co h-uaran Brain, Celt. Rev. x 345.12 . úarán Dhúine Máil, BS § 40 . a grian-fhorais fhinn Fhuaráin, Ir. Monthly 1921, 331.43 ( DDána p. 306 ). For further exx. see Onom.

Compd. : ¤sruth : líonaid re hucht na n-ánrath | brúaigh ísle na n-úaránshroth `spring-rivulets,' Studies 1921, 419.12 .

ucht

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Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: ucht, hucht, ucht, uchtard

n u, n. (see: ucht n-osnae, Corm. Y 1275 cited below), later m., IGT, Decl. § 72 . clíath, ochd, brothlach, brollach, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 122 ).

I

(a) breast, bosom : nad ndechuid a ernaigde huadsom dochum nDae acht duintarrae inna ucht fesin iterum, Ml. 54d3 . tinnagat ní ass a n-ucht di mainib, 93a20 . hua hucht (gl. gremio), 93a22 . i n-ucht nach aili, Acr. 27b1 ( Thes. ii 8 ). ba harddidir ucht Aroin (sc. principal altar of Temple), SR 4268 . a slucud in oenḟecht ... dar loiṅg a ochta, TBC-LL¹ 1023 . delgi órdai ecorthi ós ochtaib dóib, 183 . clais ochta `the hollow of the breast' (i.e. one of the twelve doors of the soul), Laws v 363 note d. ro-buail a ucht co humal (sc. the Publican), PH 8055 . caidhe an t-ucht ..., A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 5 . fa hé [a] ionad a huicht-se | Spiorad Dé ar a diadhaicht-se, DDána 9.6 . do ráidh an macaomh amuigh | 's a ucht uadh ar an ursuin leaning on , L. Cl. A. B. 62.86 . ucht ar in luirg leaning on the staff , Feis Tighe Chonáin 317 . do léig a ucht ar a dhéis, go ndeachaidh thríd fell on his sword (of Saul), TSh. 2457 . tabradh cro[i]s Crīst dar a hucht, ZCP vi 270 § 15 . iadais a ucht umpu sin, ACL iii 244 § 8 . aicíd an uchta, Corp. Astron. 52 § 9 . atá taobh t'ochta mar aol, A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 4 . líntar ar n-ochta dhúin de, IGT, Decl. ex. 1613 . ochta na n-ánradh, ML² 1729 . do līnatar a n-ochta dā n-anālaib, 379 . gur luigheadur ar ochtaibh ... ban ┐ fear (sc. birds), Feis Tighe Chonáin. 1768 . Cf. ML² 1739 . ? mar guin ernbais i n-ochtaibh , Leb. Gab.(i) i 104.15 . bean hochta wife of thy bosom , Deuteronomy xiii 6 . of Christ's wounded side : maith dún ḟuil an ochta, A. Ó Dálaigh iv 5 . dá dtí tuile i n-áth an ochta | ar sgáth Mhuire is dolta dhúinn, DDána 31.27 . Attrib. gen.: (fig. of a harp) a mhionn ochta na n-airdríogh `breast-jewel,' Studies 1923, 274.6 . idir dhá fhaobhar an éididh chúil ┐ an éididh ochta `chest-armour,' ITS xxiv 120.35 . breast-work (Arch.): drochta dogníd dia ingin | ós gním ochta (v.l. ochtga) aird-inbir, Metr. Dinds. ii 58.10 ( LL 216b46 ). in caisslēn ochta `the breastworks,' Fl. Earls 78.33 . a ttighi a mhuir ┐ a thairimtheachta gan an caislēn ochta do chomhairem, 68.9 . in sense of dear, beloved (cf. bosom friend): rob mac ochta aireachta | cach mac buan dod 'bhroindḟine `the darling of the assembly,' Leb. Cert. 194.11 . Cf. BB 277b31 . mo dhá mhac áilne ochta, Keat. Poems 1077 . In bardic poetry: of Christ: mo mhac ochta ┐ anma, Ir. Monthly 1920, 374.30 . foráil do mhac ochta oirn, Dán Dé iii 21 . a Mheic ochta ógh-Mhuire, A. Ó Dálaigh xlvii 8 . Mac ochta Dé, ZCP x 28.24 . Of the Blessed Trinity: trí meic ochta na hóighe, DDána 9.9 . Of John the Evangelist: níor dhocra lat iná lais | a mhac ochta 'n-a éagmhais, Dán Dé i 14 . Of St. Colum Cille: mac octa do ri nime ┐ talman, BCC § 25 . fíonúir ochta na gConallach séadach (fig. of a warrior), O'Rah. xxvi 31 . Here perh. belong: Niall fa hóige don fheadhoin | ... | gé do ríoghadh rompo so | ríodhamh ochta na hEórpa, L. Cl. A. B. 173.40 . súi dian sosad sil ochta (?) LL 37c23 ( Auraic. 5310 . ZCP xvii 292 ). Transf. of a place: is é mac ochta na n-airdtreabh, TD 34.28 .

Cf. secht m̅c̅ ochta cona fotha d'iasc ┐ di enaib ┐ lubib ┐ ilmblasaib, IT ii 173.8 ( YBL 114b14 ).

(b) bosom; lap : éirghis as a hucht do léim | an leanbh `from her arms,' A. Ó Dálaigh 50.33 . oc tarraing a méic asa hucht don ḟeoldenmaid, Todd Lect. vi 82 . Cf. TD 13.39 , 46 , and exx. given below under i n-ucht. gur bhat lána a nochta dona cnoibh `laps,' BNnÉ i 14 § 19 . ar ghlúin 's ar ucht Ch.C. | ... do bhí an chúi-sin 'na coiléan, Ir. Monthly 1929, 107.7 . do teilgeadh an crannchar annsa n-ucht into the lap , Proverbs xvi 33 .

i n-ucht (a) in, at, on the bosom or breast of, in (to) the arms of, in (to) the lap of, on (to) the knees of: a cend i n-ucht P. ┐ a coss i n-ucht Mo Chae, Trip.² 425 . a cheann i n-ucht Eirce, Ir. Monthly 1920, 423.11 . gur chuir a cheann 'na hucht, TSh. 9304 . docoras casal di nim i nn-ucht P., Trip.² 1228 . nos gaibseom cech óenliathróit ina ucht, LU 4877 . damberat i n-ucht Conchobair, 5018 . ro boí íarom in móethóclach ina chotlud ┐ a chossa i n-ucht indala fir ┐ a chend in n-ucht araile, LU 7429 ( BDD 101 ). baili i fil in trícha cét gaibthi cach fear a ucht i n-ucht, BDD (Y) 105 . dobretha som a chend i n-ucht a shenathar (a form of submission) CRR 53 ( LL 177b33 ). mac na hucht gá ionghuire `being nursed at her bosom,' A. Ó Dálaigh 50.25 . itc[h]onairc Muiri ┐ a mac in a hucht ┐ si oc tabairt a ciche do, Todd Lect. vi 49 . cur ling i n-ucht Uilix, ┐ co ro lig a gnúis (of a dog), Mer. Uil. 292 . fuaratar in mac i n-ucht a máthar (sc. the Shepherds), PH 7076 . a hathair i n-ucht Mhuire | athaidh i gcurp cholluidhe, DDána 9.4 . ingen do Chathair Mór ... ina hucht, (of a foster child), LL 270a49 ( RC xxv 20 § 2 ). ni raibhe mac i nucht, na inghen ar altrom `in arms,' ZCP x 6.29 . gabaid Muiri a mac in a hucht iarsin, Todd Lect. vi 49 . is é (sc. Christ) tic ..., ┐ ro-n-gabus-[s]a fén a m-ucht in tan ro-po náidiu i tempul S., PH 3790 . an leanbh óg 'na hucht féin | gabhais bean Ḟ. ainn-séin, DDána 67.24 . ar muin eich ... ┐ guna ... trasda na ucht ar a bhelaimh `across his lap', Rel. Celt. ii 198.21 . tair ar chuairt sonn, suidh im ucht, DDána 67.31 . In this sense common in fig. expressions (see also III): do cuireadh clódh a teadhma | uaibhsi a n-ucht na cinneamhna `the conquest of her disease has been put from thee into the lap of fate,' Studies 1921, 75.17 . meinic ráinig riamh sinne | leagadh seóil, sníomh intinne | fan lucht do badh doiligh dhúin | da n-oidhidh i n-ucht fhortúin in the lap of Fortune , L. Cl. A. B. 211.16 . u.¤ Abrahaim Abraham's bosom (Scriptural): na huli noemu ┐ fírenu, batar i n-ucht Abrahaim a n-iffern, PH 3877 . tárrla gur iomchradhar na haingail gu huchd Abrahám hé, Luke xvi 22 . i n-ucht eclaisi Dé `in the bosom of,' Rule of Tallaght § 65 . in the company of: bith do i nucht ┐ i lar a decepol, Laws iv 356.1 . caoicidhis lán do anatar na maithe sin uile ina ucht, Ériu iv 61.3 . in the care of, under the protection of: acht go ndernait mo réir, ┐ go n-anait im ucht `if only they ... remain in submission to me (i.e. in my community, following my rule? ), BNnÉ. 233 § 150 . depending on: ceann m'aradhna a Íosa ar t'iocht | díorghadh don anamsa it ucht, Studies 1933, 140 § 9 . caora sinn dá bhar seilbh féin | do chuir tú i gcró idir chuainmhéir | a gcumhdach ar-aon it ocht | saor ó chumhgach na gcuanort `to save her and the fold depends on Thee,' Studies 1931, 80 § 2 . Cf. a bhfágbháil go hiomlán air ucht an easboig `to commit them to the bishop,' Donlevy 338.15 . cuirid i n-u.¤ : m'anim i n-ucht Crīst cuirim, ZCP vi 266 § 27 . geall cháigh 'na ucht dob ionchuir | do lucht tiomchuil Chláir Chobhthaigh, TD 10.3 . ó táid bhar sochair uile | dá gcor i n-ucht aon-duine, `are attributed by you to one man alone,' Content. vi 187 . an té ... chuires a chomhairle a n-ucht dhuine agá mbiadh cunnradh risan ndiabhal, Ó Héodhusa 135.15 . téit, do-icc, etc. i n-u.¤ : takes refuge with, seeks the protection of: rothindscan techt i n-ucht a muintere feisin (of a retreating warrior) TTr.² 1191 . robris chnāim a dromma ríasiu thísad i n-u.¤ a muintere, 1195 . do chuaidh i n-ucht uí Dhomhnaill `fled to O'D. for protection,' AFM iii 284.12 . do chuaid Donn Occ aris ... a n-ucht Aeda h. Neill, Ann. Conn. 1225 § 25 ( ALC i 288 = do saighidh AFM iii 234 ). cor dichursed T. a Condachtaib ... co ndechaid a n-ucht Gall aris Ann. Conn. 1250 § 2 (= FM ALC). gá dás dóibh gan dol 'na ucht, TD 9.48 . Peadar ... | dlighthear dhúin dul ina ucht | do shúil re brugh na mbeannocht, Studies 1920, 569.26 .

(c) the breast of an animal : budh lé hAáron ... an t-ucht, Levit. vii 31 . tuighe ... | in gach colcoigh ... | 'ga béin d'ochtoibh eunloithe, L. Cl. A. B., 184.108 . As name of a hound viz. Ucht Ard: rus leig a dhi choin ba garg | Ucht Ard ┐ in Ferb sheng, Duan. F. i 75z .

(d) ucht n-osnae: ucht n-osnae (v.l. u.¤ osnae) .i. u.¤ osmenta ... In baile didiu inditscrūta, is dó is nomen ucht n-ossnae (v.l. u.¤ osnae), Corm. Y 1275 . Cf. n-ucht n-osnai `into the breast of poetic revision,' RC xxvi 26 .

II Transf. and fig.:

(a) as epithet: a ucht solus, `O bright bosom ' TD 2.17 . a ucht glan, DDána 67.30 . a ucht bhog, Ir. Monthly 1919, 284.13 . geall gach oide ga ucht slim, Content. xviii 108 n. innis uaimsi dá ucht slim | an ceó tuirrsi atá ar m'inntinn, Studies 1918, 452.3 . a lán san leath so i bhus | d'ollamhnaibh 'má ucht sholas, Ir. Monthly 1919, 2.8 .

(b) applied to various other parts of the body; the palm of the hand : .i. do ucht na dernainde `to the breast of the palm' (gl. pectusculum), Gild. Lor. 202 . of the elbow : ucht rigi `the bend of the elbow' (i.e. one of the twelve doors of the soul), Laws v 363 n. d . Of the finger : budh iomdha le moltaibh fáidh fán bhfionn-urlár | 's gáir bionnorghán le hochtaibh imeil-mhéar `many ... the melody of sweet harps as finger-ends press them,' Ir. Monthly 1920, 650.13 = DDána 70.13 . Cf. cuir le suil th'ordoige 'na inadh é, YBL 349a41 .

(c) the bosom of a garment : ni du ucht etaig asbeir heremias inso (gl. non de uestimento), Ml. 54d4 . a nāe mbennachta ar in bhoin | tucsat dō a n-ucht a ēdaig, ACL iii 244 § 7 . Cf. mor a n-ucht aibhsech a luirigh | lorc an ghai nach gabhdais uird, Irish Texts ii 72.31 .

(d) Metaph. of the air, clouds : ar ochtaibh áilne an aieóir, L. Cl. A. B. 180.4 . Cf. a hinnibh an aieoir, Ir. Monthly 1920, 266.48 . do hosgladh ós ochtaibh néll | doirse uisgidhe an aiér, Studies 1921, 418 = O'Gr. Cat. 451 .

(e) the interior of a vessel : dabuch d[e]argiubair mōr lucht, (v.l. dabach d'arccat mór a lucht) | slōg ōss a ucht cen nach socht, ZCP viii 108.15 . Cf. dabhuch a raib[h]e édon, BCC § 158 .

(f) the prow of a ship : uchta ┐ airbrunni na liburni, LL 235b28 ( TTr. 1389 ). sáir ic certugud chlár ri ochtaib ethar, LL 236a26 ( TTr. 1426 ).

(g) applied to various surfaces analogous in shape to human breast viz. breast of a hill , etc.: ochta a beann, Measgra D. 140 . ar ndul co hucht mór os cenn an baile doibh `a great eminence,' L. Chl. S. § 27 . ní fhuil druim ..., | feadh nó sruth nó ucht dá áirde | ... nachar thriallas d'iarraidh m'fhir pháirte mountain-side , Keat. Poems 450 . gusin n-ucht ac Beind Étair, Acall. 5658 . Cf. Meallach liom bheith i n-ucht oiléin | ar beinn cairrge, Measgra D. 120 . Of places: conrici hUcht noi n-Omne, Trip. 338 = Thes. ii 238 . i n-ucht Cláraigh `on C.'s slope,' Ir. Monthly 1919, 167.7 . ar uchtaib anfosta `on inhospitable heights, Ériu viii 8.12 ochta sliab `the mountains' breasts,' O'Gr. Cat. 459.10 . fil sliabh ... isin crich sin, ┐ glenn aluinn fria a ucht `on its bosom,' Marco P. 15 (cf. fri hu. under III below). bloisgbhéim buinne dílionn do ucht airdṡléibhe, BS § 65 . Cf. i ccígibh cnoc, 884 . See also i n-u. below under III (g).

(h) a gulf or bay : sinus .i. ucht, Sg. 108b1 . co P. a nucht Aráibecda a muir R. anair ┐ in t-ucht Arcaidecda a muir Th. aniar sin, LB 142a11 - 12 . o muir Thorrian cusin ucht Persecdai, 150b2 .

(i) various other applications: tír ... co bhfasach bhfada fria huct, `in the midst thereof' Marco P. 101 . a n-ochtuibh all, 120.36 . tar ochtaib glinde, Acall. 5655 . 'sé a hochtuibh oilén ngoirmshreabh | ag rochtain oilén n-iongnadh, L. Cl. A. B. 91.113 .

(j) In proverbial and other expressions denoting to face, front etc.: dabad ucht ar indber lán | damsa guth ar géig n-Imghán, it were facing a full estuary , Ériu iv 220 § 29 . is ucht ra mór-dilind (prov. of a hopeless task), CRR 40 ( LL 176b14 ). troigh re teann, ucht re hanaoibh, L. Cl. A. B. 271.94 . cuirfidh a luchd a Luing Clíach | budh ucht ar íath cCuinn a chríoch, IGT, Decl. ex. 1774 . ní fiú mé re méad mo chean | ucht ort a chuirp an Choimdheadh `to approach Thee,' Dán Dé xviii 9 ( YBL 392b ). Cf. bar n-ucht aráon ar olaidh, IGT, Decl. ex. 233 . do-beir u.¤ ar approaches, faces, advances towards, sets out for: tabhair ucht ar Achadh Ír `face,' SGS iv 140.8 . dá dtug Mág Uidhir a ucht | ar Fhád Fuinidh dá bhfurtocht `set forth for' Ir. Monthly 1926, 472.13 . go dtugadar ucht ar an gcaolmhuir `they made for,' Keat. ii 528 . an chéad threabh thug ucht rómpa ar an mhuir, Eochairsg. 88.5 . attacks : tugadar u.¤ ar an dún, Keat. ii 3455 . tucadur u.¤ arna cristaidibh `opposed,' Fier. 68 . doberuit u.¤ ar B. cona ṡlógaib, Marco P. 113 . sets about, begins (to): tugadar u.¤ ar Laighnibh do lot ar dtús `they set to plunder,' Keat. ii 6338 . tabhair u.¤ ar ar na haithrighe, TSh. 6940 . Cf. 10523 , 9774 . mór loitir fa lucht an chruidh (v.l. chruib) | ucht ar thoicib ná tabair do not set about [accumulating] riches , IGT, Decl. ex. 174 . cuirid u.¤ ar approaches, faces : (Metaph.) cliar ... do chuir druim re Dia, ┐ ucht ar imreas, Eochairsg. 22.26 . tairre is cuir th'ucht ar Mac Muire (to St. Patrick), Dán Dé xii 9 ( YBL 370b ). cungnamh le mh'anmain don Aird-rígh | uchd do chor ar an gcroich ndeirg, Dán Dé xxxi 15 .

(k) Adverbial usages: ucht re hucht face to face : go mbí duine uchd re huchd | cuire a lucht isin longphurt, IGT, Decl. ex. 460 . teach aoidheadh coitcheann do chách | moladh Íosa i ngach éan-tráth | fa gnáth aca ucht re hucht | slata dar bhláth an bhochtacht (sc. the monks in choir), Ir. Monthly 1921, 374.17 . bhar dtrí catha, ucht re hucht, | teagaid i ndáil Chon Chonnacht, `united,' TD 9.53 . Cf. 8.40 . Freq. of a hostile encounter : batar samhlaidh ucht ré hucht co cenn sechtmhaine, ┐ deabhaidh gach laoi etorra `confronting each other,' AFM iii 130.8 . Cf. ucht fria hucht, BNnÉ. 108 § 33 ; 10 § 36 . tig ... rí Mumhan don leith eile ucht ré hucht dó, Keat. ii 4963 . Cf. ucht ar ucht face to face : TSh. 6640 . teagmaoíd ucht ar Úaimh Chorainn `we come right up to,' Duan. F. ii p. 8 § 27 . Cf. gé tú ucht re a n-iolghuasaibh `to many risks though I be exposed,' Ó Bruad. ii 134.18 .

III With various prepps. in phrases:

a hu.¤

(a) from the middle of, out of, from : boi im[mairecc] and i lláithib D., téora buidne im Ch. macc F. ┐ C. asa n-ucht oc imbert [in gae] lia sairse occo, Trip.² 770 . re hinnarba ... cach foreigne as a ucht `from his breast,' MR 160y . doluid for a gabrai gluair | Balam a hucht in morslúaig, SR 4782 (possibly these belong to b). fer gonur a hucht tsloigh móir, O'D. 545 (< H 3.17 c. 435 ). Laws iv 180.8 Comm. (and so read 178.19 `in the van of a great army'). ro bedhgsat ... a hucht a muintire fein `in front of their own forces,' AFM vi 2146.7 . Cf. co ragaib ... oc slaidhe na slógh, a ucht a chatha fadheisin `from the breast of his own battalion,' TTr.² 1354 . mian lim Sil Setna gan ḟaill, | co tren a hucht Clann Conaill `in the front of.' MR 162.23 . In pl.: duas do ruithriuch a hochtaib a reward [is due] for an extempore `ruidriuch,' Caratnia 47 ( ZCP xv 362 ), cf. gell ar trisi breth ar coicthi ... gell a ochtaib breth ar trisi, Cáin Ad. 38 .

(b) in the name of, representing, on behalf of (cf. f) : dáilim a hucht righ nimhe | mé féin deitsi d'áiridhe, BNnÉ 133.17 . cuir an siothbháirc ... | ... | ó chalaidh, a hucht an Athar `in God's name,' SGS iv 140 § 8 . cuirim si fort, a hucht Íosa ... scaradh fris, BNnÉ 5 § 14 . do cuir dano in manach forcúl a hucht páisi Crist ar an ainmidhi, Études Celt. i 87.32 . iarruim ort a hucht na Trionnóide, Mac Aingil 100.19 . do chathuigheadur a hucht creidimh Crist, ITS xix 30.16 . tuc se cead dóibh a hucht an papa, Expugn. Hib. § 90 . condechatar gennte ┐ cristaidi i ndail chatha fri araili a hucht a ndee, Marco P. 64 . ro ghaibhsidhe ag cendsucchadh Connacht amhail as dech ro fhed a hucht Gall `on behalf of the English,' AFM vi 2004.2 . neach é do niodh foghail ... a hucht na bainríoghna cédna, 2088.4 . ro fhaccaibh barda a hucht na banríoghna inn, v 1632.8 . sith d'focra ... do clainn Uilliam Burc a hucht Rig Saxan, Ann. Conn. 1333 § 11 . do dhol a hucht an Ghobernora `by order of,' AFM vi 1880.10 . do rinnetar síth ris ... a hucht I Domnaill ┐ Í Néill, L. Chl. S. § 15 . dorachaind a hucht an imperi ┐ na cōra, ZCP vi 59.25 . do inneósuinn a hucht m'ord | mé fá bhrón ..., Studies 1919, 74.11 . Of poetry, justice, etc. : a hucht na healadhna `in the name of poetry,' TD 22a19 = O'Gr. Cat. 402.21 . Cf. an fine as t'u.¤ do eirigh `which arose on thy behalf' 20.47 . ag dáil ḟíneamhna as a hu.¤ , ib. 59 .

(c) instead of, in place of (in a disparaging sense. Cf. Mod. Ir. sop i n-ionad na sguaibe) : ba haitheach somh a hucht treóin `a plebian representative of a hero,' AFM iii 178.17 . ni tardsat iarum muinntir ... in rig nach freagra furri, uair ba haithech a hucht treoin insin, FDG 128 . badar aithigh a h-ucht treoin iad `in the shape of heroes,' MR 18.10 .

(d) because of, on account of: mé ar Mac nDé éadána as m'ulc | mé a hucht m'éagára ar a hiocht `owing to my sin I appeal to her'(sc. Mary), Dán Dé ii 27 . mé ó phurt ag taisdeal na dtonn | as a n-ucht ní haisdear liom | mo sdiúir tar buinne an bhean mhall | crann siúil mo luinge an Fear fionn `I feel my course sure owing to them,' xxvii 35 . tiad tríthe as t'ucht gan arma | lucht faghla Críche Connla, TD 10.25 . Cf. a hucht chóra, `in a rightful cause' 30.5 . gaibh ar h'oineach mé, a Mháire | a hu.¤ flatha fionnGháille 30.26 .

(e) by means of: truagh nách faghaid lucht a laoidhidh |a hucht aoinḟir oirbheartaigh, TD 16.9 . a hucht draoidhechta a ndéeadh, L. Cl. A. B. 168.72 . as ucht: measgaidh as ucht bhur saidhbhriosa bhur bhfola uirísle ar fholuibh uaisle, PCT 378 .

(f) by the influence of (cf. b) : uair do hoirdneadh Brian ... a hucht an iarla chedna le mac Mairtin ..., AFM iii 452.8 . do rigad a hucht an Iarla cetna mac Aeda Buide ..., Ann. Conn. 1291 § 3 . Art ... do ghabhail a ionaidh a hucht Gall `through the influence of,' AFM iii 158.17 . a rigad ┐ a aithrigad a hucht hUa Maine `at the instance of,' Hy Maine 90.6 . a hucht hI Chellaig `at the recommendation of,' 86.9 .

(g) for the sake of (purpose): an aithnidh dhaoibh riamh roimhe | an ní do ní an ceannoidhe | a hucht a n-adhanta air | re lucht malarta an mhargaidh `so as to excite them to buy,' Studies 1928, 268.16 .

i n-u.¤

(a) in front of; over against; opposite : brugh slaitgheal a n-ucht easa, IGT, Decl. ex. 1338 . an drong ... nach féadaid dul i mullach na bochtachta ... acht is éigean dóibh anmhain i n-ucht an tsléibhe, TSh. 10113 . i n-ucht an gheata soin Mhalla dom mhálsa, Hackett xl 145 . enpurt lanbeg luingi a n-ucht cairrg(h)i `in the face of,' Stair Erc. 634 (cf. II (g) above). a ngleacaidhe thusa a n-ucht an bhaoghail, O'Rah. xxxv 13 . Cf. i n-ucht mhíonmhuighe M., L. Cl. A. B. 108.196 .

(b) before, or at the beginning of: linnte balbha ar bheagán uisge | i n-ucht ṡamhraidh, TD 34.36 . a n-ocht fomhair, 23 G 24, 405 .

(c) against : ro innsaigsett ... in lathair i n-ucht muintere Poimp, CCath. 5703 . do rinne Dia i n-ucht ar gciontadh | an cogadh do chur i ndlús, Dán Dé iii 3 `against our sins God pressed on the war.' Cf. do léig 'n-ar n-ucht a aithne | do threig lucht a leasaighthe (of an ungrateful pupil) Ir. Monthly 1929, 42.8 ( DDána p. 353 ). Here perh.: sgeith don tuinn altdorcha im ucht, Measgra D. 50.27 .

(d) ` besides' : dá chroich eile it ucht | ó dhá churp i gcás `besides thee,' PBocht 5.40 .

fri (re) hu.¤ , ré n-u.¤

(a) before (of space or time), in front of, facing (of position) : giodh re hucht n-innsgne ┐ molta ┐ bfocuil, ┐ gé re hucht n-oibrighthe, IGT, Introd. § 16 . an tan teagmhus ad no gad no dod ... re hucht nguthaidhe, tinne lom as cóir ann, § 20 . acht re hucht .r. no .l. no .n. ar lár comhfhocuil, § 34 . garbhuighidh .r. re hucht .dh., § 45 . a hosnaidh re hucht na croiche, DDána 30.33 . i bhfoslongphort ré hucht chathrach B., TSh. 777 . do bhí i bhfoslongphort réna n-ucht, 5917 . Cf. 1070 , 2967 . do shuidh comhairle na millteach i bhfoslongphort rém ucht, 3881 . tógtar mo phuball re hucht na sluagh, ITS xxiv 30.16 . mar a raibhe C. ... re hucht bhfear nÉirinn, 74.29 . a-tá 'na chnoc ard rem ucht | an díomas ..., DDána 6.32 . do [h]ordoigheadh le hUilliam | sráid ar leith don lucht seanma | da mbeith re a ucht infheadhma, `that they may be ready to perform before him' Ériu v 58.8 . ag dul a nAlbain ... gur eirigh coire B. re na ucht, BCC 378.2 . tarrla cúan rena n-ucht, Stair Erc. 2267 . ro chuir ... Ó Néill an coimlion cedna fri a n-ucht, Hugh Roe 162.26 . ód chí an t-éag re hucht mo bheoil `when he sees death near me,' PBocht 24.29 . a rabha rem ucht san ḟionnbhragh `those whom I found,' TD 11.13 . na hÍobhuil re a hucht `the Jews whom she met,' PBocht 5.36 . san rian nár hoireadh re a ucht | i ngurt gliadh dob oiremh Art, L. Cl. A. B. 232.35 . an lá re hucht na hAoine, Studies 1936, 67.19 . immediately before, on the point of: tarladar sin uile dhó ré hucht na Bealltaine `on the approach of,' Keat. iii 2141 . as coir ... a glacadh re hucht mbáis (sc. the Eucharist), O'Hussey, Ó Héodhusa 206.5 . ré hucht an bháis, TSh. 797 . agus é re hucht bháis, Keat. ii 169 . ré hucht an éaga, TSh. 8682 . re hucht a éaga, PBocht 11.19 ; 28 . go beith ré hucht éagtha dhóibh, TSh. 7795 . nir ghabhusa oglach nua riam re hucht chatha I never yet engaged a new follower on the point of battle , CF 542 . re hucht catha Muighe Rath, BS § 49 . re hucht an catha do chur, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 7 . re hucht dulta ar neamh Dhó, Eochairsg. 4.32 . ré hucht dulta ar siubhal sluaigh, TSh. 6975 . ré hucht triallta do thabhairt Catha A. `on the point of setting out,' Keat. iii 2299 . ré hucht triallta i L. dhó, 3113 . ré hucht bheithe ag déanamh crábhaidh when about to ' TSh. 424 . do-ghéna ... | déra re hucht n-imtheachta `at parting,' Studies 1924, 85.1 . nach mór do hairigheadh orra | ... doimheanma re hucht na heachtra `at that (death-) journey,' PBocht 24.10 . re hucht in baili d'fāgbáil dōibh, Fl. Earls 20.6 . re hucht Críosd do chur fan lic, PBocht 9.29 . re hucht an cheatha do chur, Ir. Monthly 1920, 596.22 . ré hucht imirce do dhéanamh as an saoghal so, TSh. 7745 . ré hucht cháich do dhul san chath, Keat. ii 4527 . at the time of: oslaigid re hucht in sgeōil | fuindeōga ēsca as aeōir (sc. of the Nativity), ACL iii 244 § 16 = at the tidings . re hucht na togha `at the Choosing,' (sc. on Judgment Day), Dán Dé x 10 .

(b) for, for the purpose of, with a view to, as a provision for: in sciath ra hucht in chatha, LL 300b1 . bíse it armaibh re hucht gcean `to win triumphs,' TD 19.15 . is é ro chuir an céadchath, | re hucht n-iomchosnaimh ḟuinn Bhreagh `in contest for,' 4.6 . bliadhain iomshlán d'Aonghas Ruadh | re hucht ngill ar ghrés n-ionnfhuar `seeking to attain the prize,' Studies 1920, 2.5 . gur chuir ... Noe taise Ádhaimh i dtaisgidh san áirc ré hucht na dílinne, TSh. 236 . ré hucht gheimhridh an bháis, 6350 . bíodh ré hucht deargadh na ndeor, PBocht 13.20 . mar aighne re hucht [a]saortha, 1.25 . Common after vbs. of preparing : bhádar seacht mbliadhna ag a n-ullmhughadh re hucht na heachtra preparing for , Keat. i 184.19 . ré hiad féin d'ollmhughadh ré hucht an bháis, TSh. 2656 . iad féin d'ollmhughadh ... ré hucht ionnsaighthe na bearnan soin to attack , 2652 . é féin d'inneall ré hucht na nguasacht bhíos 'na chionn, 2241 . Cf. 6887 . Here perh. ré hucht na ríoghdhála soin da ngairthí Feis T., Keat. ii 3871 [ for the purposes of (?)].

(c) against : do chuadar na Saracení sluagh líonmhar ré hucht Constantionopuil `laid siege to,' Keat. iii 2261 . ba merburba ina tot murtonn in mormara re hucht alla no aird-sleibe, CCath. 5792 . cia as ionchuir re hucht na tuinne | achd lucht iomchuir cuinge Críosd, `who can face that wave ?' PBocht 8.22 . líonaid re hucht na n-ánrath | brúaigh ísle na n-úaránshroth, Studies 1921, 419.12 . lucht mo luinge i dtír do theilg | Ríoghan re hucht buinne bhuirb, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 4 . trí doirsi thighe an dhúilimh, iadhfuidher uile ré tucht, O'Hussey, Ó Héodhusa 127.3 . foighide maordhacht méin tromdha | ... gá caomhna re hucht gach fhormaid, Studies 1927, 438.20 . banfhlaith ..., | turnadh cáich re hucht n-eisíth `who pacifies all in face of enmity (?)' Studies 1921, 589.10 . gé tá cóir na gcló rem ucht | mó mo dhóigh as do dhaonnacht `stands against me' A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 19 . an pháis oirdhearc fhuair dár gcoimhéad | cur ré hucht gá hagra as mhó, PBocht 9.28 . dá dtugthar re hucht bhar n-agra | ... coim óm athair dhála dhamh `against thy charge,' 1.23 .

IV Compds. :

n (a) with subst. ¤bruinne breast, bosom : co mbui a ucht-bruinne fria bord na luinge, CCath. 2045 . tucc a laim dar a uchtbruinne, IT i 121.20 ; 122.5 . eter coilér a sccapail ┐ an nocht-bhruinne (leg. a n-ochtb.) BNnÉ i 89 § 188 . araill fri huchtbruinne Tepoitt na long 'watching the motions of' ( fronting, breasting ), AFM vi 2124.20 . á haithle mh'ailemhna, | re hucht-bhruindi hui A. `at the very bosom of,' MR 304.24 . Of the forepart of a raft : ro tair[r]ngit re huctbruindi na ratha, CCath. 2664 . pl. uc[h]tbruinnedha echda ic a n-urtoccbail, 6098 . do comtuaircnigh ... a n-uchtbruinde fein fri araili (v.l. n-uchbruinded ; n-uctbruinnedha), CCath. 3171 . mná ... co n-ór fria n-uchtbrunnib, LU 3889 ( SCC 40 ). ¤bualad ` breast-smiting ' : ro dubhglassatar a mbeoil ... lasin uctbualadh, CCath. 4633 .

¤chlár

(a) front board of a chariot : is amhlaidh tainic et uchtclar a carpait re a bruinde, TBC-LL¹ p. 607 n. 1 .

(b) a breastplate : inar ... forórda uimp[i] cona uchtchlar ordaigi ann, Acall. 5922 . see 470 n. , 3021 n. , 4080 n.

¤chnoc `breast-hill' : an t-uc[h]tcnoc airdṡlébhe, CCath. 5374 . ¤chrann a poitrel, armour for a horse's breast (?) : ce beith ic brisiudh a ucht-crand remi a saint in retha, 570 n. ¤chride : dhó ar n-osgladh a uchtchroidhe (: oile) `after piercing the centre of the Just One's breast,' Ir. Monthly 1928, 438 § 12 ( DDána p. 118 ). ¤chumdach a corslet (lit. breast-covering) : re deirrideacht a n-eididh agus a n-u(a)chtcomdaig (leg. n-ucht-c.), Celt. Rev. iv 118z . ¤géimnech : badh dhealg na chliabh gach liach dá n-uichtghéimnigh `each sigh of their sobbing breasts,' Ó Bruad. iii 122 § 4 . ¤guin a breast-wound : t'ochtghoin mar do fhoillsigh t'fháidh, Studies 1938, 74.28 . náir lé ochtghoin a hoidhir | dá locthair hé d'ionnsoighidh, 470.27 . a éin-mheic fhuair an ocht-ghuin, Ir. Monthly 1923, 472 § 6 ( DDána p. 185 ). atá séala ar th'ocht-ghuin uain, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 5 . Mac Muire ar na ocht-ghuin uaim, xxix 8 . ¤liach `heartfelt sorrow' : oidheadh Eoghain i n-Áth Cliath | tug toirchios och is uchtliach, Ó Bruad. iii 50 . ¤macad adoption : athargadh, ochdmhacadh, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 48 ). Cf. uchtmhacadh `the adoption of a son,' P. O'C. ( Romans 8.15 has : spiorad na macachda= s. athargadh na cloinne, 1681 ). see pláta a breast-plate : agus do dhéna tú ar an uchtphláta slabhruidhe ag na cennuibh, Exodus xxviii 22 .

(b) with adj. uchtard (gl. strumossus [ventosus]), Ir. Gl. 643 . ¤bláith : do chonncadar cáthair ... ucht-bhláith uai[th]ne ... uatha ` fair-breasted ', ITS i 60.5 . do choncamair ... pálás ..., uchtbhláith `of beautiful front,' Oss. iv 250.2 . ¤gel white-bosomed : carais ... aindre áille uchtgheala, ZCP i 64 § 53 . laech uchtgel rochoem, TBC-LL¹ p. 783 n. 11 . in gach aird uichtghil d'Eirinn, Studies 1926, 237.1 . Metaph. : colum uichtgheal álainn, 1934, 434.10 . do ghéis uichtghil Ḟinne | tuigthir linne ar lobhradair, TD 16.41 . As npr. f. : beires Éanna mac Néill Uichtgheal inghean Mh. ... leis, L. Cl. A. B. 9.2 . ¤lethan broad-breasted, of animals : each ... uchtletan, CCath. 4735 . ar da n-echaib ... uchtlethna, TBC-LL¹ 3377 . gabur ... uchtlethan, LU 8626 ( FB 47 ). Of the sea : an toigēb mo c[h]urchān cīar | ōs aigēn uchtlet[h]an án ? ZCP x 46 § 8 . imle uichtleathna na hÉireann, Ir. Monthly 1929, 331.37 . As epithet : co rancadar crich Airtig Uchtleathain, Ériu viii 176.31 . Cloithfhionn inghean Eochach Uicht-lethain, Keat. ii 2874 . ¤slim smooth-breasted : dúntar órsgabal uichtshlim | mun rígh re héill n-airgidchinn, L. Cl. A. B. 98.145 . ¤solus bright-breasted : As epithet : Eithne Uchtsolus, Mackinnon Cat. 143.13 . Ádhumh ucht-ṡolus, Ériu iv 114 § 17 . Of goblets : niamh a corn n-ochtṡolus n-óir, TD 8.10 .

(c) with verb: do uchtbidgadar ┐ do thoitedar a ngnúsi re lár 'they were shaken to the core and fell with their faces to the ground', Stair Nic. 28.518 .​