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Forms: attá, Fil, fil, faeilfit, fil, fil, atóo, attó, attóo, ató, -táu, -ttóo, -tó, atái, atái, -tái, adta, ata, at, atáa, attáa, ataa, att, -tá, -ta, -táa, -dathar, ataam, attaam, ataid, ataaith, ataaid, ataad, -taid, ataat, ataat, -tat, -taat, tathum, tathut, táithi, táthus, táthunn, taithiunn, tathuib, tás, fil, fil, feil, fel, fail, fil, file, fel, fele, feil, fail, biuu, -bíu, -bí, biith, biid, bíid, -bii, -bí, robīi, -rubi, -rubai, -ruba, bíis, biís, bis, bís, bithir, bither, -bither, -rubthar, bímmi, -biam, bimme, biit, bíit, robiat, -biat, -bíat, -rubat, bíte, -bíinn, -biinn, -bíid, -bíth, -bid, -bith, bithe, -bímmis, -bitis, -bítis, b, bíth, bíith, bíid, biid, bíd, bithom, biid, bith, biat, beo, beu, -béo, bee, b, -bee, robhe, beith, beid, bed, beth, -b, -bée, bethum-sa, rob, robe, rubé, rob, robbé, -roib, bess, bes, bethir, bether, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -bem, -robam, beithe, bethe, -beith, -beid, -robith, beit, rubet, be(i)t, -bet, -robat, bete, -beind, -beinn, -betha, nobed, nobeth, -bed, -beth, -robad, -rabad, -bethe, -bemmis, -beimmis, -bemis, -bethe, -betis, -[ro]ibtis, bia, bie, bieid, bied, -bia, -bia, -bia, -bía, bethiumm, bethib, bias, bies, beithir, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -biam, -piam, bethe, bethi, -bied, -bieid, biet, bieit, biet, -biat, -bíet, bete, beite, nombeinn, nobiad, -bíad, nobemmis, nobetis, b, -bá, bói, bái, -bói, boie, boithius, boíthi, baísu, both(a)e, botha, -both(a), bamar, bámar, -baid, bātir, -batar, batar, rob, -roba, -raba, rob, robói, rambái, robui, -robae, -robe, -rabae, romboth, rombod, -rabad, robámmar, -robammar, rubaid, -robaid, robatar, robbátar, -rabatar, -robatar, -rabtar, buith, buithi, atáu, atú, itu, it, atú, ataim, -t, -tái, -toi, taoi, -t, atá, attá, ata, at, atáthar, dáthar, atass, -das, itám, tám, ataum, ataim, atamaoit, atámaoid, atám, -taum, -dtám, atathai, atathi, atáithi, -táithi, -dathai, -taidh, itāt, atáit, ataut, táid, -táit, itat, atat, fil, -fhile, -fhuile, -fuili, -ḟoili, -ḟuile, fail, fail, fuil, -fail, -fuil, -uil, -ḟil, -ḟuil, -ḟoil, fil, fail, fail, filter, -fuiltear, fuilemm, -failmet, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, -bhḟuilti, failet, filet, fuilet, -failet, -filet, -fileat, -fuilet, -fuilid, failet, failet, fuilet, filet, bim, bím, -bím, -ruibim, -bi, bíd, bíd, -bí, -bíonn, -bind, bídh, -b, bither, -bithar, bímit, bídmaid, bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, bíth, bīd, -bíat, -bít, -bíd, bit, bít, bhínn, nobīth, robíth, bhíodh, bhíoth, bithi, -bithi, bithea, naboitis, nobīdis, beitis, bitis, bhítís, bhídís, bír, b, bīdh, bíodh, bíoth, bíom, bíthe, bídh, bidhí, bíod, ber, uér, beor, bheith, bur, -rabor, -rabhus, rabasa, bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, bé, beir, -rab(a)i, -rabha, -rabhair, -mbéis, -beis(se), -rabais, beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, beth, -b, -raib, -rab, -raibhe, rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, bess, beas, bethur, beme, bemmit, bemait, -bém, -beam, -ruibem, -rabum, bheam, rabham, bethi, rabthai, beit, -bet, -beat, -rabat, -rabut, -rabhait, -rabhaid, -rabheid, beinn, rabainn, beithi, beithe, bethe, beitheá, beith, nobith, mbeadh, -mbeath, -rabad, -bethe, -bette, rabtha, mbiadh, nobeitis, nobeidis, mbeith, bíat, biat, biad, bhead, bed, bét, bett, -biu, -bhiú, biad, -bi, bía, biae, biaidh, bía, -bía, bethair, bied, biaid, biáid, -bia, bíes, bés, bes, bess, bhias, biass, beither, beithir, bemit, bemait, -bem(ni, beimíd, -biam, -biaim(ne), -ben, bethi, beitte, bete, -bed, biait, biat, beit, beiti, beti, betit, beidid, -bīat, beidíd, beid, -bíad, no-béind, dobeind, do beinn, -beinn, bheitheá, biadh, -bied, bífad, rot-fiadh, biath, bhiadh, bethe, bheidīs, ro-bádus, bhádhus, bhí, -rabus, -rabhas, -rabadhus, bá, -raba, bádhus, -rabadhas, basa, bhádhuis, bhí, -rabadais, -rabhais, bhádhuis, -rabhadhuis, bae, bóe, baei, búi, -bae, -buí, robai, robae, robói, bí, robuidh, bí, bhói, bhaoi, -rubai, -roibe, -roibi, -roba, -raba, -raibhe, -rabha, -robha, bí, -raibi, baí, -rabha, -rabhustair, boí, bāi, būi, bae, buí, baí, boí, both, rombatha, robās, rombas, robás, -rabus, rabas, -bádus, -bás, bás, bas, -rabas, bas, bhás, bāmur, bámar, bhámair, -rabamar, robabair, -babhair, robadbair, bhábhair, -rabhuir, -rabhabhair, bādar, -bátir, badar, bádar, bídur, -rabadar, -rabhadair, baisit, -rabhsad, bátar, bátar, bheith, beitte

(ad-tá) subst. vb. is . The distinction betw. subst. vb. and copula is in the first place syntactical, and cases are found where there is no distinction of form. Cf. the type, common in ACC: boe sab he was a leader, ACC 26 . See further below, and the discussion by Bergin, Ériu xii 208 - 211 (cia taísiu, cia bé, etc.), who refers to cases like: is uera pictura ro bai sin, Thes. ii 6.32 as emphatic. See also Ériu xvi 46 , GOI 475 . For nimtha laám, Wb. 12a21 , nímptha fírion, 8d24 (copula ?) see GOI 487 . Note also the form of the pron. in (later): matait tall iat, Laws iv 86.8 Comm. , atá ar conair é, ACL iii 216.z . bí N. eices cecinit, RC xvii 175.14 is perh. a mistake. In follg. use of subst. vb. perh. due to infl. of Latin: mar nobéind athair doib = pater eram pauperum, PH 6107 . ata in innsci ordugud etc. = oratio est. . ., Auraic. 591 .

Apart from the ordinary indic. pres. all forms of subst. vb. are from a root beginning with b-. In indic. pres. the stem tá (in absol. position attá) is used in non-rel. sentences without conj. particle, after conj. particles with inf. pron. dat. and when the conj. particle consists of a preposition and rel. (s)a n-. Absolute inflexion of tá- is found in oldaas, indaas, etc. than (is), in meaning is angry, and with follg. suff. pron. The uninflected form fil (with accus.) is used after conj. particles where no dat. inf. pron. is present, in leniting rel. clauses and often in answers to questions containing subst. vb., and in archaic texts in absol. position in meaning there is . For fuller details see GOI 476 - 483 and exx. below. See also Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 419 ff. , Strachan, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1899, 1 - 82 , Ó Máille, Ériu vi 1 ff. , Études Celt. xxxiv 143-44 . Forms of gaibid, do-coissin, díchsnigidir and 1 ad-cumaing also have the force of the subst. vb. in certain uses, see separate entries.

Note further that attá is usual after hóre (see Wb. 19a19 , 22d14 and compare GOI § 781 ) and occurs later after amal ( LU 7072 , Laws iii 90.18 ). Fil is somet. found in sense there is in mid. Ir.: fail crois d'ór in cach dorus, SR 361 . TBC-I¹ 2561 . Note also: fil derg it is red, Marco P. 173 .

The use of accus. after fil continues into the classical period, see IGT Introd. § 129 , Bard. Synt. Tr. 92 - 93 . A few exx. of forms other than fil with accus. occur: ni raibi deilb, TTr.² 1664 , ní raibi . . . mhnái, 370 , ní bhiadh mnaoi, Ó Bruad. ii 252.z (with assonance). Note also with inf. pron. rosṁbai inna tass, SR 5107 . ? nim tha maith . . . do chath fri firu, LU 3343 ( SCC 13 ). From the mid. Ir. period on fil takes personal endings except in 3 s., and occurs occasionally as an independent verb: faeilfit (fut. 3 pl. absol.), Caithr. Thoirdh. 120.26 . In rel. function attá is found side by side with fil from an early period: is heiside attá hi S., Trip.² 534 , a lucht atá istig, RC vii 298.131 , the form fil finally disappearing in this use.

In mid. Ir. fil occurs for earlier -tá with dat. inf. pron.: nichar fail tlacht, SR 1560 , ni-s-fil biad, PH 1310 . Also in rel. clause after prep.: bale hi fail, LU 7516 , fors fil, Imr. Brain 43 (see also Strachan, Stories fr. Táin 3rd ed. p. 1 note).

The consuet. pres. 1 s. conj. -bíu has in classical Ir. the force of a future: biad ní biú, IGT Verbs § 7 , see also TBC-LL¹ 882 , Acall. 6179 , Duan. F. i 43.4 .

Early forms (for fuller lists see Strachan loc. cit.). Indic. pres. 1 s. atóo, Wb. 12a21 . attó, 21c19 . attóo, 26d8 . ató, 26d17 . -táu, 32a10 , -ttóo, 17d24 , -tó, Ml. 92b8 . 2 s. atái, Wb. 5b27 . atái, Ml. 110d15 (sic MS, see Ériu xiv 30 ). -tái, 5b38 . 3 s. adta, Laws v 390.10 (see ZCP xxv 247 ). ata, Wb. 13c26 , at, 27a11 , atáa, 6a19 , attáa, 32a6 , ataa, 26b31 , att, 4b11 . -tá, 31c7 , -ta, 2b12 , -táa, 13a35 . Impers. -dathar (see GOI 477 - 478 ), Wb. 21c9 . 1 pl. ataam, Wb. 15a13 , attaam, 32a28 . 2 pl. ataid, Wb. 4a4 , ataaith, 20b16 , ataaid, 23c28 , ataad, 22d14 . -taid, 19d26 . 3 pl. ataat (trisyll.), Blathm. 471 . ataat, Ml. 55d11 , 37a10 . -tat, 42b10 . -taat, Sg. 71b3 .

With suff. pron. tathum, Metr. Dinds. iv 284.3 . tathut, Fél. July 24 . táithi (tathai, v.l.), Críth G. 197 . táthus, Fél. Feb. 5 . táthunn, Prol. 217. taithiunn, Thes. ii 293.19 . tathuib, Rawl. 88b51 .

For rel. s. without preverb (taas, tás) see atás, indaas, 4 ol.

The form fil, etc. As conj. form: fil, Wb. 16b9 , Ml. 92a8 , Sg. 193b7 . feil, Wb. 24c4 . Ml. 60b2 . fel, Wb. 3c38 , Ml. 27d10 . fail, 44b10-11 , Sg. 32a1 . As rel.: fil, Ml. 121c8 , file Wb. 23a5 , Ml. 51d11 , Sg. 151b7 . fel, Wb. 4c1 , fele, Ml. 93c7 . feil, Wb. 33b18 . fail, BCr. 18c4 .

Consuet. pres. 1 s. biuu, Wb. 16d8 . -bíu, 20a3 . 2 s. -bí, Ml. 135d1 . ACL iii 312 § 4 . 3 s. biith, Wb. 29a26 . biid, 4d33 . bíid, Sg. 150b4 . -bii, Wb. 28b25 , -bí, Ml. 103c3 . With ro: robīi, TBC-I¹ 1730 . -rubi, Wb. 11c17 , -rubai, Ml. 20d4 , Sg. 7b3 . -ruba, 3b28 . Rel. bíis, Wb. 13a12 . biís, 28b28 . bis, Ml. 61a33 . bís, Sg. 140b2 . Impers. bithir, Ml. 56b15 . rel. bither, 108b4 , -bither, 100c21 . -rubthar, cited GOI § 784 . OIPG 69 . 1 pl. bímmi, Ml. 15a4 . -biam, Wb. 16a8 . Rel. bimme, Wb. 12c11 . 3 pl. biit, Wb. 29a28 . bíit, Sg. 217a1 . robiat, 138a5 . -biat, Ml. 59d7 . -bíat, Sg. 148a4 . -rubat, 138a5 . Rel. bíte, Wb. 9d28 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. -bíinn, Ml. 108b1 , -biinn, 58d9 . 3 s. -bíid, LU 5080 (see Ériu xvii 121 ), -bíth, Sg. 148b6 . -bid, Ml. 33a5 . -bith, Vita Br. 12 . Impers. no bithe , CCath. 3971 . 1 pl. -bímmis, cited GOI § 785 . 3 pl. -bitis, Ml. 86d6 . -bítis, Sg. 5a15 .

Ipv. 2 s. b, TBC-I¹ 2391 . 3 s. bíth, Wb. 10a8 , 25 , bíith, 8d9 , bíid, 5d33 , biid, Ml. 74d3 . bíd, Wb. 3a14 . With suff. pron. bithom, Fél. Ep. 404 n.17 . 2 pl. biid, Wb. 23c11a . bith, 22b26 . 3 pl. biat, Ml. 51d13 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. beo, Wb. 23b41 . beu, Ml. 53b8 . -béo, Fél. Prol. 273 . 2 s. bee, cited OIPG 70 and see GOI 482 . b, ZCP viii 311.z (see xxiv 122 ). -bee (perh. absol.), ZCP vii 494 (Enchir. Aug.). -bē, Fing. R. 82 . With ro: robhe (restored as ro-bé), Blathm. 92 § 9 . 3 s. beith, Ml. 108a11 . beid, Wb. 14c23 . bed, 3c10 . beth, Thes. ii 245.34 (Cambr. Hom.). -bǽ, Wb. 22b14 . -b, Sg. 29b14 . -bée, Wb. 12c43 . With suff. pron. bethum-sa, Fél. Ep. 384 n.14 . With ro: rob, Wb. 5d30 , robe, 18c4 , rubé, Ml. 20d4 , rob, Wb. 28a23 , robbé, Sg. 169a1 . -roib, Wb. 16c24 , Ml. 118c5 . Rel. bess, Wb. 5d14 . bes, Ml. 77d3 . Impers. bethir, Wb. 5d33 . rel. bether, Ml. 107d8 . -bether, Wb. 10a18 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 31c11 . beimmi, 19a16 . -bem, 24a10 . -robam, 26c10 . 2 pl. beithe, Wb. 18b16 . bethe, 24b13 . -beith, Ml. 46a10 . -beid, Wb. 27c9 . With ro: -robith, Wb. 26a28 . 3 pl. beit, Wb. 10b5 . rubet, 26a23 . ro be(i)t , Vita Br. 35 . -bet, Wb. 9d27 . -robat, 11d9 . Rel. bete, Wb. 10c22 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. -beind, TBC-I¹ 1856 . -beinn cited GOI § 787 . 2 s. -betha, Wb. 4c24 . 3 s. nobed, Wb. 3b10 . nobeth, Ml. 27b1 . -bed, Wb. 9d1 . -beth, Ml. 88b15 . -robad, Wb. 17a13 . -rabad, 34a4 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . 1 pl. -bemmis, Wb. 9a3 . -beimmis, 29d23 . -bemis, Vita Br. 23 . 2 pl. -bethe, Wb. 9c20 . 3 pl. -betis, Sg. 138a9 . -[ro]ibtis, Wb. 28a1 .

Fut. 1 s. bia, Ml. 137b7 . 2 s. bie, cited GOI § 788 , OIPG 70 . 3 s. bieid, Wb. 4d6 . bied, 14c1 . -bia, 5d35 . -bia (disyll.), Blathm. 572 . -bia and -bía, GOI § 788 . With suff. pron. bethiumm. Ériu xiii 20.6 . bethib, ZCP viii 316.5 (see xxix 174 ). Rel. bias, Wb. 23b38 . bies, Ériu iii 102 § 32 . Impers. beithir, TBFr. 248 . -bether, MacCongl. 61.4 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 9c10 . beimmi, 21b7 . -biam, 15a1 . -piam, 30b17 . 2 pl. bethe, cited GOI § 788 . bethi, Trip.² 1589 . -bied, Wb. 9a21 . -bieid, 26d26 . 3 pl. biet (disyll.), Blathm. 472 . bieit, Wb. 4c40 . biet, 9d27 , Sg. 198b6 (also bíet, GOI § 788 ). -biat, 9c28 . -bíet, 40b14 . Rel. bete, Wb. 13c26 . beite, 4c40 .

Condit. 1 s. nombeinn, Ml. 59a22 . 3 s. nobiad, Ml. 32d5 . -bíad, Wb. 9d1 . 1 pl. nobemmis, Ml. 134b3 . 3 pl. nobetis, Ml. 100c7 .

Pret. 1 s. b, LU 9407 . 2 s. -bá, cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 , see perf. 2 s. below. 3 s. bói, Wb. 31c18 . bái, 27a16 . -bói, 17d17 , Ml. 78a4 . Rel. boie, Thes. ii 242.11 (Ardm.). boīe (MS. ba), Ériu xvi 46.10 (see n. 0 and Celtica vi 223 ). boíë (MS. baoí), Ériu xxvi 67, 85 . Cf. cech nóeb bói, fil, bías, Fél. Ep. 289 (where six sylls. required). With suff. pron. boithus, IT i 137.8 = boithius, 21 . boíthi, Sc.M² 3 . ? baísu, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 37.5 . Impers. *both(a)e, postulated GOI § 789 , botha, TBC-I¹ 1572 . -both(a), Vita Br. 33 . 1 pl. bamar, SR 1558 . bámar, 3286 , Imr. Brain i 48.5 . 2 pl. -baid (baïd ?), cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 . 3 pl. bātir, TBC-I¹ 217 . -batar, Ml. 55c2 . Rel. batar, Ml. 123b5 . See GOI § 789 .

Perf. 1 s. rob, Wb. 28a9 . -roba, Ml. 44c4 . -raba, TBC-I¹ 3068 . 2 s. rob, LL 14442 . 3 s. robói, Wb. 5c10 . rambái, 2c13 . robui, Ml. 93c3 . -robae, Ml. 41a5 , -robe, Wb. 18d7 , -rabae, Ml. 28d3 . Impers. romboth, Wb. 19a9 . rombod, 5b31 . -rabad, Ériu iv 146.4 . 1 pl. robámmar, Wb. 20d12 . -robammar, Ml. 105b16 . 2 pl. rubaid, Wb. 3b19 . -robaid, Ml. 46a8 . 3 pl. robatar, Wb. 24c5 . robbátar, Sg. 57b1 . -rabatar, Ml. 100c11 . -robatar, Sg. 45b1 . -rabtar, Ml. 37a16 .

Vn. buith.

Vbl. of necess. buithi.

Later forms (see also Ó Máille, Verbs of Existence in Irish, Ériu vi 1 ff. ; Mulchrone, Verbalformen der Vita Tripartita, ZCP xvi 440 ; Falconer, Verbal System of LU Táin, Ériu xvii 116 ; Strachan, Verbal System of SR, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1895, 1 - 76 ; O Daly, Verbal System of LL Táin, Ériu xiv 80 ; Mac Eoin, Verbalsystem von Togail Troi, ZCP xxviii 125 ; Sommerfelt, Le système verbal dans In Cath Catharda, RC xxxviii 41 ; Nuner, Verbal System of the Agallamh na Senórach, ZCP xxvii 272 ; PH Glossary; Lloyd, Impersonal passive forms of the Irish substantive verb, Ériu i 49 ff. ; TD Introd. lxxv ; IGT Verbs § 7 ).

Indic. pres. 1 s. atáu, Trip.² 1412 . atú, 2578 . itu, SR 1187 . it, TBC-LL¹ 434 . atú, IGT Verbs § 7 . ataim, Fier. 14 . -t, Acall. 4516 . 2 s. -tái, SR 3102 . -toi, TBC-I¹ 937 . taoi, TD 15.48 . cia doaisiu mac?, RC xxvi 30 § 128 . 3 s. -t, Trip.² 744 . atá, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. attá, Trip.² 534 , ata, SR 7708 etc., at, Acall. 429 . Impers. atáthar, TBC-LL¹ 3316 . dáthar (: máthar), IGT Verbs ex. 99 . atass, Ériu iv 114 § 17 (:as). -das (: as), IGT Verbs ex. 104 . 1 pl. itám, SR 1727 . tám, 3493 . ataum, PH 1556 . ataim, TBC-LL¹ 874 . atamaoit, TBC St. 121 . atámaoid, atám, IGT Verbs § 7 . -taum, PH 1506 . -dtám (: ár), IGT Verbs ex. 111 . 2 pl. atathai, PH 2734 . atathi, 597 . atáithi (: fáithi), IGT Verbs ex. 105 . -táithi (: sáithi), ex. 96 . -dathai, Alex. 190 . -taidh, Ériu ii 118 § 53 . 3 pl. itāt, TBC-I¹ 3132 . atáit, CCath. 1215 . ataut, PH 1064 . táid, TD 8.5 . -táit, CCath. 1701 . Rel. itat, Trip.² 882 , atat, SR 7949 . For later forms in meaning than (is) see atás, indaas, 4 ol. See also II (d) below and daas.

The form fil. 1 s. ni ḟuilim, ni ḟoilim, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. -fhile, PH 8116 . -fhuile, 3335 , -fuili, Acall. 3217 . -ḟoili, -ḟuile, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. fail, TBC-I¹ 60 , SR 353 etc. ro fail , TBC-LL¹ 263 , fuil, 3072 . -fail, Trip.² 2764 , -fuil, 872 , -uil, PH 3181 , -ḟil, Acall. 3709 . -ḟuil, -ḟoil, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. fil, Trip.² 842 , fail, SR 392 , no fail , 933 . With impers. ending: filter, MacCongl. 31.25 . -fuiltear, TD 2.42 . 1 pl. ra fuilemm , TBC-LL¹ 2971 . -failmet, SR 6320 , -ḟuilmíd, Acall. 5101 . -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. -bhḟuilti, Acall. 962 . 3 pl. failet, SR 345 . filet, 477 . fuilet, TBC-LL¹ 4739 . -failet, Trip.² 1119 . -filet, TBC-I¹ 1848 , -fileat, CCath. 1270 . -fuilet, 427 . -fuilid, TD 7.23 . Rel. failet, SR 400 . ra failet , TBC-LL¹ 5225 . fuilet, 4709 . filet, PH 435 . See also do-fil.

Consuet. pres. 1 s. bim, PH 6393 . bím, -bím, IGT Verbs § 7 . ? -ruibim, SG 373.29 . 2 s. -bi, SR 2035 . bí, ní bí, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bíd, TBC-I¹ 1453 (LU). biid, SR 4537 . bíd, 4588 . -bí, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bíonn, TD 22.12 . -bind, RC xlix 37.13 . bídh, -b, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bither, PH 7441 . -bithar, Laws iv 234.2 Comm. 1 pl. bímit, Acall. 886 . bídmaid, 5481 . bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bíth, Acall. 6139 . 3 pl. bīd, TBC-I¹ 1075 (bít, LU). -bíat, TTr.² 330 . -bít, PH 4189 , -bíd, TD 5.5 . Rel. bit (= bíït), SR 7259 . bít, TBC-LL¹ 1320 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. do bhínn , TD 23.7 . 3 s. nobīth, TBC-I¹ 593 (nobíid, LU cited above). robíth, TBC-I¹ 1903 (LU). do bhíodh , TD 14.23 . do bhíoth , 26.12 . Impers. bithi, Auraic. 5286 = -bithi, RC xx 150.y (ACC Pref.). no bithea , Acall. 156 . 3 pl. naboitis, TBC-I¹ 855 LU (nobitís, Y). nobīdis, 3621 (Y). bítís, 1898 (LU). no beitis , LL 407a27 . ro bitis , PH 1957 . do bhítís , Acall. 830 . do bhídís , TD 15.18 . Rel. tri cnuasa bítís ann, Acall. 455 .

Ipv. 1 s. bír (: gním), IGT Verbs ex. 94 . 2 s. b, Parrth. Anma 3871 . 3 s. bīdh, ZCP vi 271.z . bíodh, TD 16.2 . bíoth, 17.1 . 1 pl. bíom, Dán Dé xiv 17 . 2 pl. bíthe (: -chíthe), IGT Verbs ex. 95 . bídh, ex. 109 . bidhí, Luc. Fid. 3430 . 3 pl. bíod, TD 16.19 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. ber, SG 172.15 . uér, Ériu ii 92.9 . beor, v 222.46 . bheith mé, TD 8.9 . -ra bur , TBC-LL¹ 1112 . -rabor, ZCP xii 401.30 . ? -rabhus, ZCP v 523.27 = rabasa, Ériu xii 144.12 (TE). -rabar, ZCP iii 32.37 . bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bé, SR 1607 . beir, BNnÉ 288.29 . Acall. 592 . -rab(a)i, BDD² p. 80 . -rabha, Irish Texts iv 75 § 16 . -rabhair, Fing. R. p. 13 note 86 . -mbéis (: Céis), IGT Verbs ex. 100 . -beis(se) (: meise), Dán Dé xiv 20 . -rabais, Fing. R. 86 , BDD² 363 (see ZCP xxvii 75-8 ). beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. beth, TBC-I¹ 270 (beith, v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 101 . -b, TBC-I¹ 1671 . -raib, Trip.² 2753 . -rab, TBC-I¹ 1430 . -raibhe, Parrth. Anma 2616 . rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bess, TBC-I¹ 1104 (beis, Y). beas, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bethur, Laws ii 36.20 Comm. 1 pl. beme, Snedg. u. Mac R 9.14 . bemmit, TBC-LL¹ 2137 . bemait, Acall. 5478 . -bém, CCath. 1124 . -beam (: leam), Dán Dé xii 10 . -ruibem, SR 5540 . -rabum, PH 7899 . bheam, rabham, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 1233 . rabthai, PH 1977 . 3 pl. beit, Trip.² 1653 . -bet, TBC-I¹ 1053 . -beat, Lism. L. 4702 . -rabat, Laws iv 42.29 Comm. -rabut, PH 994 . -rabhait, BNnÉ 269.4 . -rabhaid, Parrth. Anma 2836 . -rabheid, RC xxix 136 § 51 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. do beinn , do rabainn , IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. no beithi , Trip.² 2972 . no beithe , 2983 = no bethe , Trip. 252.21 . do beitheá , TD 1.44 . 3 s. no beith , Trip.² 2967 . nobith, TBC-I¹ 3543 . dá mbeadh , TD 29.6 . -mbeath, IGT Verbs ex. 97 . -rabad, RC iii 184.24 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . -bette, Metr. Dinds. iii 382.19 . rabtha, TBC-LL¹ (C) 1675 . 1 pl. dá mbiadh sinn, TD 28.25 . 3 pl. nobeitis, SR 7855 . nobeidis, TBC-I¹ 3557 . dá mbeith siad, TD 26.36 .

Fut. (see Bergin, Ériu ii 46-8 ) 1 s. bíat, TTr.² 89 . biat, PH 1244 . biad (bíatt v.l.), CCath. 5137 . bhead, Parrth. Anma 6378 . bed, ZCP vi 41.10 . bét, 69.2 . bett, BNnÉ 52 § 42 . -biu, TBC-LL¹ 882 . -bhiú, Dán Dé xiv 20 . biad, -bi, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bía, Trip.² 1593 . biae, SR 1599 . -bíai, BNnÉ 291 § 2 . biaidh tú, TD 1.26 . bía, -bía, IGT Verbs § 7 . bethair, ZCP ii 225.4 . 3 s. bied, LU 10362 . biaid, Trip.² 1071 . biáid, TBC-I¹ 169 (LU). biaidh, -bia, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bíes, Trip.² 2671 . bés, CCath. 300 , bes, 657 . bess, PH 4666 . bhias, TD 3.50 . do biass , L. Chl. S. 1 . Impers. beither, Acall. 5259 . beithir, ZCP x 415.11 . 1 pl. bemit, LU 9753 , PH 1501 . bemait, CCath. 1467 . -bem(ni, LU 9753 . beimíd, -biam, IGT Verbs § 7 . -biaim(ne) (: siairni), ex. 108 . ? -ben, BCC 396.19 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 3083 . beitte (: eiti) (beththi, bete v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 102 . -bed, Trip.² 1590 . 3 pl. biait, Trip.² 2665 , TBC-I¹ 2057 (beite, LU). biat, Trip.² 1288 . beit, TBC-I¹ 80 . beiti, TBC-I¹ 2078 . beti, SR 8157 . betit, SR 853 . TBC-LL¹ 246 , TTr.² 760 . beidid, ZCP x 338 § 1 . -bīat, TBC-I¹ 1132 . beidíd síad, BCC 290.12 . beid, -bíad, IGT Verbs § 7 .

Condit. 1 s. no-béind, PH 6107 . dobeind, 7489 . do beinn, -beinn, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. do bheitheá , TD 19.13 . 3 s. no biadh , CCath. 3754 . -bied, TBC-I¹ 504 . ro bífad , TBC-LL¹ 5112 . rot-fiadh, IT iii 320.4 ( Cóir Anm. 70 ). do biath (: sgiath), IGT Verbs ex. 97 . do bhiadh , TD 2.54 . Impers. no bethe , TTr.² 533 . 3 pl. do bheidīs , Parrth. Anma 5227 .

Pret. and perf. 1 s. ro-bádus, PH 699 . do bhádhus , TD 23.6 . do bhí mé, 5 . -rabus, Acall. 7913 . -rabhas, 1584 . -rabadhus, 356 . do bá , -raba; do bádhus , -rabadhas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do basa ( : bádusa; proscribed form), ex. 103 . 2 s. ro bhádhuis , CCath. 553 . do bhí tú, TD 28.6 . -rabadais, PH 3725. 8121 . -rabhais, Acall. 123 . do bhádhuis , -rabhadhuis, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bae, SR 7608 . bóe, 6265 . baei, BDD² 127 . búi, CCath. 95 . -bae, SR 4975 . -buí, Trip.² 1505 . robai, SR 2229 , robae, 2262 . robói, PH 2572 . ro bí , CCath. 1302 . robuidh, Ériu iii 198 § 22 . do bí , CCath. 278 . do bhói , Acall. 58 . do bhaoi (: draoi), Dán Dé xii 22 . -rubai, SR 1241 . -roibe, BDD² 498 , -roibi, 1393 . -roba, 251 . -raba, 1533 . -raibhe, TD 2.25 . -rabha, 8.36 . -robha, 1 . do bí , -raibi, do baí , -rabha, IGT Verbs § 7 . With depon. ending -rabhustair, BNnÉ 322 § 31 . Rel. boí, Trip.² 626 . bāi, TBC-I¹ 1277 . būi, 630 . ro bae , Trip.² 288 . ro buí , BDD² 287 . ro baí , 1451 . ro boí , 1517 . Impers. both, Trip.² 2264 . rombatha, Ériu ii 20 § 3 (-a added later). -rabad, iv 146.4. robās, TBC-I¹ 2147 . rombas, SR 7564 , robás, TTr.² 151 . -rabus, Trip.² 54 . rabas, Laws iv 212.22 Comm. , -bádus, MacCongl. 43.22 . -bás, 61.3 . do bás , do bas , -rabas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do bas (: as), ex. 98 . do bhás (: fhás), Dán Dé xxvi 9 . 1 pl. bāmur, TBC-I¹ 399 . do bámar , Acall. 1283 . do bhámair (: Ádhaimh), Dán Dé xv 17 . -rabamar, TBC-I¹ 2495 . 2 pl. robabair, Anecd. ii 14.9 . -babhair, Blathm. 23 (see notes ). robadbair, TBC-I¹ 2502 . do bhábhair , TD 22a.1 . -rabhuir, Acall. 114 . -rabhabhair, TD 22a.2 . 3 pl. bādar, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bátir, TTr.² 1308 . ro badar , CCath. 573 n. ro bádar , Acall. 75 . do bídur , 5942 . -rabadar, TBC-I¹ 3108 . -rabhadair, TD 26.10 . ro baisit , O'Dav. 728 . -rabhsad, TD 16.21 . Rel. bátar, Trip.² 591 . BDD² 505 . ro bátar , 543 . Vn. an bheith , IGT Verbs § 7 . Vbl. of necess. beitte, TD 28.30 .

Cf. cenmothá, íarmothá, óthá.

Used in meaning is in a large variety of contexts. Normally replaced by copula (see 1 is) in certain fixed syntactical patterns (classification, identification, etc.), and when used in these cases exceptional (see above and II below).

I Expressing existence.

(a) Used absolutely is, exists, there is, etc.: ata in coimdiu gl. Dominus in cælo sedis eius, Ml. 30b27 . nabad hed a méit nádmbǽ `let it not be only that it is not' gl. nec nominetur in uobís, Wb. 22b14 . ní fil aimsir nad mbed ref. to fuit et est semper, Ml. 17a15 . ní torménmar-ni ara mbetis in gnimai sin gl. præter spem nostram, etc., 115b1 . ni fil chumtubairt gl. indubitabilia, etc., Sg. 154b2 . ma nubed `if it existed', 31b21 . ro baoi siomh re tuisdinsiú `he existed', Blathm. 632 . as e as soithcerndomh fil, 773 . ma rombe is maith if it is, it is well, Laws iv 2.14 Comm. ni rabi uair . . . nad ro bai `there was no hour . . . that He existed not', Ériu ii 106 § 16 . a cin for athair .i. uair na bí mac, Laws iv 240.16 Comm. Columb [ro]baoi, Columb bīaas, ZCP viii 198 § 20 . tar ēis a mic . . . / nī raba acht dā aenbliadain `was alive only two years', Ériu iii 198 § 24 . as a rad ata a nadmaim cin co be by saying there is a covenant though there is not, Laws iv 52.30 Comm. ni tha . . . ní a ngeimre in winter there is nothing, 90.1 (with petrified inf. pron. 3 s. n. in dat. sense?). ní bía terca bíd there will not be a scarcity of food, BColm. 52.5 . bid dno maith, ┐ ni bi derrscugud de `yet there is good, and nothing to surpass it', Auraic. 703 . is tré ómun bíid serc, Ériu i 195.1 . céin beti neóil im gréin ngil, Metr. Dinds. ii 38.z . i céin raibh nemh is talamh as long as . . . endure, BNnÉ 314 § 8 . bai cocad mor etarro, RC xxiv 186 § 19 . In phrase (acht) atá ní (chena) but, moreover, see 1 ní (e).

In periphrasis when emphasis on some element other than the verb is required: bieid nach dréct diib hícfider, Wb. 4d6 . bieid bes ferr de, 32a13 . do budh cusmail rit co robuis uair ecin, ┐ co n[d]ingenta rét feramail `that thou wert once such an one that thou couldst . . .', ZCP vi 87.13 . ba-sa tan / nī folabrainn ilach gamh, Ériu ii 95 § 3 . ata[a]t .iii. cáini nad chumgat comarbai do chumscuchud, Ériu xvii 68 § 9 ( Laws iv 210 ). Note further: atāit teora brīathra / ata lōgmaire for nim, ZCP vii 312 § 25 .

With words expressing time: bieid aimser nad creitfider, Wb. 28c14 . aidchi robuī `one night', Ériu ii 222.25 . fecht robai `once', Mon. Tall. 147.2 (§ 52) . biaidh uair 's . . . a time will come when, Dán Dé vii 31 .

Introducing a statement: cia beith ara rogba bóairechas riasíu ropo chúairddulchach though it be that he assume, Críth G. 67 . dá mbeith fós go mbiadh an Fhraingc comh líonmhar ┐ adeir seisean `granted that', Keat. ii 933 . má tá go seachnoid síol Éibhir . . ., TD 29.7 . ci(d), gi(d) bé whatever, whoever (see Ériu xii 210 ): ria flaithaib, .i. rias na flaithib, cibe flaithe iat `whatever chieftains they be', Laws iv 154.17 . gidh bé lá cheannghar an chairt, Dán Dé xiv 17 . cidh bé do bhean díbh an dúthaigh, DDána 26.1 . bíd (ipv. 3 s.) co n- although: admhuim . . . mo pheactha . . . bīodh gomadh é mo mhīan a bhfolach though I should wish to hide them, Parrth. Anma 4625 . bīodh nach gcaoifithea go spesialta fá gach peacadh though you might not weep specially for each sin, Mac Aingil 235 . bíth gur gheallas . . . though I promised, Ó Bruad. ii 212 § xiv . In constr. manibed x ní bíad y were it not for x y would not be, see má II (b).

(b) The subst. vb. is usual with predicates consisting of adverbial phrases of all kinds (prep. and noun, adjj. and nouns used adverbially, etc.) and thus enters into a large and varied corpus of idioms. A select list follows. Reference should in all cases also be made to the nouns, adjj., adverbs and prepositions concerned.

With CO: atáthar sund chucut your adversary is approaching, LL 10300 ( TBC-LL¹ 3316 ).

With CO N-: atúsa com thegluch there is myself and my household troop, TBC-LL¹ 437 .

With DI: im chaingin robui de muintir Tamlachti friss `about a business that arose between the monastery of Tallaght and him', Mon. Tall. 157.7 (§ 72) . masu de chlaind Echdach aird / atāi, ZCP xi 108 § 1 . ní bia debaid . . . de, Ériu iv 108 § 69 . Of materials: an crann dobí na sesam ... dobí sé do cepresus was a (lit. of) cupressus, Maund. 9 . In phrase a.¤ di such is: roboi du meit a pecthae `so great were their sins', Ml. 98c6 . má beth tra do hūaite ind āessa gráid `if the ordained folk be too few', Ériu i 220 § 13 .

With DO: biid do anmmaim cathrach `(Samnis) is as the name of the city', Sg. 104b5 . nád robatar suin do ṡlund in dúildetad inchoisget `there were not words (enough) to signify . . .', 45b1 . manusbeth tenga dia relad `if (the sun) had a tongue', Ériu ii 126 § 81 . ata eric a fogla do dul a ruradh o duine, Laws iv 50.5 Comm. Expressing possession, etc.: con roib core dúib fri cách so that you may be at peace with all men, Wb. 26b30 . in fochricc file do i nnim, 29b29 . cach ngrád asid n-ísliu bíid dó i céilsini, Críth G. 374 . robi timna in ríg don Comdhe, RC xviii 182.5 . nico mbái dó acht bás there was nothing for him but death, Vita Br. 32 . fecht robúi damsae domchaomnacuir `once it happened to me', Mon. Tall. 144.7 (§ 45) . atá damhsa ris an dáimh / gan ísliughadh neith dá gcáil it is my duty in regard to the sages not to belittle . . ., Content. xiv 8 .

With FOR (later AR): as ṅdath glas roboi forsind sl[é]ib the mountain was green, Ml. 84d4 . cech dath is maith ré neach bid forro, RC vi 183.9 . cēin beó ar in mbith mbuide, Ériu ii 92.16 . nocha cuinnghim bethaid mbí / ōtú ar sīth mo Rīgh amuigh since I am outside the palace of my king(?), ZCP vii 301 § 10 . scríbend menmman .i. robbói for a inndṡliucht-som `it had been in his mind', Sg. 178b4 . in sét atá form aire on which I am intent, Ériu vi 115 § 6 . a mhacnas orm gidh eadh raibh though I greatly desire to do so, Dán Dé xix 6 .

With FRI: nobiad fri femen `it would be (used) with the feminine', Sg. 207b2 . ní biat remsuidigthi friu `there are no prepositions with them', 215a5 . ni humhal robabair rim cen erghe rónn you were not submissive to me, Anecd. ii 14.9 . ba [mait]h ro mboth friu they were well treated, TBFr. 145 . is throit ra bass risin fer út that man was quickly dispatched, TBC-LL¹ 2986 ( LL 10035 ).

With I: is hi tuaisciurt slebe sióin ata in chathir, Ml. 67d8 . ataam ar ndiis i cuimriug, Wb. 32a28 . is and . . . bieid finis, 13b29 . is sunt bia-sa i n-eilithri, Ml. 137b7 . nach dú i mbí isnaib salmaib iustitia, 109a2 . bēti a scēla illāidib, ZCP iii 37.32 . dēna torba airm i mbī, vii 311 § 9 . ro-bas i lurg an madma la clannaibh Néill the Clanna N. pursued the rout, xiv 234.16 . adh bes fiu da trian na samuisce atá isín focreic, issed ata isin fogail doníther ris na ferandaib cétna i fuacht an geimridh `a calf which is worth two thirds of the `samhaisc'-heifer which is paid for the rent, it is it that is paid for the trespass', Laws iv 92.16 Comm. cínta do niad na cethra . . . leth a mbia ina nairlim isedh bias ina tairsci `half of that fine which lies for their `airlim'-trespass . . .', 74.8 Comm. cod a midídar ruire trachta ┐ raite? Nin; co rabadar ocht nurcora dec and do fhleascach, 138.4 Comm. ní bhíadh na ghoin é d'oighedh / toil Dé muna deónaighedh His wound would not be enough to cause His death, IGT Decl. ex. 378 . Common in form with suff. pron. 3 s. n. ma beith nech and tra labrathar ilbélre if there be anyone, etc., Wb. 13a4 . ar atá brithem and cenut-su `a judge is there apart from thee', 6b25 . ataat alaaili interiecta and it coitchena do cach ceniul, Sg. 10a1 . attaad teora bliadna and. Niconcomracamar díoblíonaib `it is three years since we two had intercourse', Mon. Tall. 134.26 (§ 21) . For phr. cid fil and trá see trá. In idiom tá sé i n-a fhear he is a man (see Dillon, ZCP xvii 307 ff. ): is amlaid . . . atá in rigsudi sin inna chathaír chumtachta, LU 2005 ( FA 7 ). cidead bes ina bibdaid `even though he be a caitiff', Ériu v 22.20 . gu raibhe 'na cholum ghel, Acall. 1080 . ce raib se i n-a fhír, PH 7324 . do bí 'n-a mnaí grádaig ac Find, Acall. 2018 . do rígh gion go rabhthá id mhac, DDána 91.15 . Note also: tuc . . . aithne gurbh e righ Eirenn do bí ann that it was in fact the king, Ériu iii 152 § 6 . ro innis do gur 'uo he Isu ro ui ann, RC xii 344.15 .

With IMM: ni baitir, ni loisctir cein beit immo `he is not drowned or burnt as long as they are on him', RC vi 183.8 .

With LA: gan bheith le Dia is ann bhus aithreach if we are not on God's side, Dán Dé x 27 . Expressing possession and related ideas: is lib atá a rogu, Wb. 9a23 . is derb lium attá latsu gl. certus sum autem quod et in té, 29d14 . ainmm ninchoisc cenéuil issed file la laitnóri, Sg. 30b8 . is airi nobíth digaimm leo ante ρ. sin, 9b10 . ni fil bríg laisiom hisind accobar sin `he considers that such desire is no great matter,' Mon. Tall. 151.13 (§ 62) . is dé atá lem, fobíth, etc. this is why I think so (of an assertion), TTr.² 343 . itá a rīgan la cach ríg sund, TBC-I¹ 190 . fail leis secht nimi, SR 629 . ar ní ḟil acht oenlám lim, LL 14150 .

With ó: báoi alaile anchoire antuaid o sláne `there was a certain anchorite from Slane in the North', Mon. Tall. 159.8 (§ 77) . cech lennánacht fil isin domvn is úadhi atá originates with her, TTr.² 370 . Bressal Ó Tressaig ō' tāit / Hī Tressaig `. . . from whom are sprung', Ériu ii 50 § 7 . ni fil[et] o neoch ┐ ni filter uaidibh `they are not derived from anything, and nothing is derived from them', Auraic. 1507 .

With OC: ar notéighed dīa sathairn init co mbídh oc Cnocc Droma Coblai, ZCP viii 106.29 = Trip.² 2858 . ma no bith . . . mo c[h]laideb acom if I had my sword, TBC-I¹ 3543 . co rabat aidmi oc cech altōir . . ., Ériu i 219 § 9 . in ti ac na biat ba, Laws iv 36.10 Comm. in fhil biad ocaib sund? PH 6709 . ná raibh agad ar n-éra `refuse me not', Studies 1918, 99 § 16 . In impers. constr. cindas atathar occat? how are affairs with thee? RC xxvi 368.9 . a.¤ y oc x x has the power to do y: ní bhía . . . ag boigṡín / mo chor tar creich Phádraigín, Ériu ix 163 § 7 .

With adverbs and adv. phrases: céin bett abus `while they are here below', BColm. 98.28 . ní rubai nach cruth ailiu `it cannot be otherwise', Sg. 7b3 . ataat ám in chrut sin, 140b1 . hóre nád robe Tit ar mo chiunn, Wb. 14d29 . na muindtire bís id choimidecht `of the monks that live with thee', Mon. Tall. 128.8 (§ 3) . dá rabh mé ar éanmhagh is í, Dán Dé ix 12 . is bether go hīsiul de, ZCP x 51.6 . bidh co mín michuir ret c[h]airdibh, vi 272 § 3 . is samlaid insin robói a flaithemnacht indibsi, Ml. 18a8 . nī hamlaid beitid na nāimh . . ., ZCP xiii 9.26 . dobadus co subhach rompa, KMMisc. 319.27 . léig mar atāit tall, ZCP viii 202.4 . trath atusa sund, TBC-LL¹ 2379 . ionmhuin uan nar fhás ó mhnaoi / do bhás go truagh ar a thí, Dán Dé xxvi 9 . Note also: dá mbem a-moigh `if we win forth', Ériu ix 162 § 2 . With interrogatives: ceth leth atā E., TBC-I¹ 376 . can ata? whence is it? Hib. Min. 8.270 . cāit atā do t[h]igerna?, TBC-I¹ 789 . ciatā inso?, ZCP viii 311.13 . a Findtain, arse, ┐ Éri cía gabad ca rabad inde? `where have things been therein?' Ériu iv 146 § 23 .

(c) Used with inf. and suff. pron. to express possession. With inf. pron.: rosmbia a lóg `they shall have payment for it', Wb. 5d35 . ind indocbál no-b-tá in futuro, 14c16 . ro-n-da-biad cech maith, Ml. 33b13 . rombia-sa la dia . . . a day will come for me when, Vita Br. 12 . roborbē (roburbe v.l.) which is yours, Cáin Ad. 27 . nīmthat asnai I have no ribs, TBC-I¹ 2871 . gell cóic sét di neoch rodmbí `of whatever he has', Críth G. 283 and n. uair nach tá tír dia fhulung fri re napuidh because he has no land to support him (?), Laws iv 30.19 Comm. rom be nem may I have heaven, Snedg. u. Mac R 14 § 76 . Femen intan rombai rí . . . when it had a king, RC xvii 148.19 . cia luag nomtha?, SR 1165 . rombí lethbairgen, Anecd. i 73 § 211 . atbert Cathair nimthasa ní dhuit I have nothing to give you, LL 386b22 . Note also: nintha do imtecht liumm `I have (lit. we have) no news', RC xiii 222.20 . With cumang (or similar word) and prep. DO has the power to: nímtha cumachtæ ṅdo, Ml. 140b7 . ní-s-ta som . . . cumang domm orcuin-se, 60d3 . nísmbói didiu do chumacc a mmbo do imain they hadn't the strength to, Vita Br. 24 . sáerthar lat in domnach cech cumang rotbé (rodbe, rotbia, v.ll.) dó `with all your might', Ériu ii 204 § 22 . nícom thása cumang dia tabair[t], TBFr. 302 . apraind nachimbai-si nert do theacht cucu alas that I had not strength . . ., TBC-I¹ 3439 . Used independently is able: nīmt[h]a a dechmad d'indisin / nech doní do maith `I cannot tell a tithe of all the good he does', BColm. 70.6 . nimta-sa sin . . . uair da caithius mo dan re sciathaib Ulad I cannot do that . . ., Ériu v 72.8 . Note also: ango dano for Ingcél adfía basa lecht bas briscium `peradventure I shall be the frailest corpse', BDD 102h ( RC xxii 211 ) = at-mbia basa lecht bas brisceam, BDD² 716 (leg. ro-t-bia?).

With suffixed pron. taithiunn . . . / ni fris tarddam ar n-áthius `we have . . . something to which to apply our acuteness', Thes. ii 293.19 . táithi caire umai he has a bronze cauldron, Críth G. 197 . tathum rūn, TBC-I¹ 848 . bethib sūirsi lim-sa dano ye will enjoy freedom with me, ZCP viii 316.5 . tathat lim logh do áes, logh do sinnsire thou hast with me = I accord thee, xii 365.13 . baíthium anfud mílach mend, LU 3018 . tathuib comram, Rawl. 88b51 . tathum o día praind, Anecd. i 64 § 120 . tāthud ochtar la suidiu / airm hi fail a crōlighe `thou wilt find eight men . . .', Fianaig. 12 § 16 . tathai eolus maith, ZCP vii 310 § 1 . tatos subhae `they have happiness', Blathm. 82 . Pleonastically: tathai erouidh . . . bithbron `Herod . . . has eternal sorrow', 83 .

(d) In nasalising rel. clauses to denote has something the matter, is ailing: ced das in ben maith? `what ails the good woman?', Thes. ii 329.48 . cidh tás do sūil, a clērich? what is the matter with your eye? RC xxvii 280 § 35 . Oengus mac in Dagdai hisiurcc di bliadan. Cid tas or Bodb, RC iii 345.9 . ra[fh]etur sa . . . an daas ind ingen what is wrong with the girl, Vita Br. 5 . ni fetarsa cid no-tó I do not know what is the matter with me, ZCP viii 176.5 . cid no-taí? Sc.M² 3 . roḟetarsa a n-attath[a]i. Ni taam ni or Cano, Anecd. i 9.25 ( SCano 293 ). cid tāthaí, a maccu? . . . oc imresain atām . . ., Ériu viii 157.16 . ni confetatarsin cid rombui hissennath, RC iii 344.10 . dia ḟis cid robái (rombui, v.l.) grían to find out what was the matter with the sun, Ériu iv 140.13 .

With prep. DO feels (inimically) towards, is angry with, worries: propter incredulitatem fracti sunt .i. cani airi .i. badochu lem són is [hed] romboth doib that is the fault found with them, Wb. 5b31 . cren dímsa m'ingin . . . Cid dathir di? . . . Is dichmarcach what cause of annoyance has she given? Vita Br. 13 . fiarfaig Conchobar scēla dō. —Cidh tāi di ṡodain? ol Bricriu why do you bother with it? ZCP v 502.15 . cadai-siu duind?, TTebe 424 . In good sense treats in a special manner: ca tāthar dúin do domnach des / sech gach laithi lāndiles? `why do we hold Sunday above . . .?' Ériu iii 143 § 7 . With added prep.: cidh 'ma bfuile dam? ZCP x 10.11 . ná bí réd chathrachaibh dhúinn `talk not to us of your forts', Content. vi 31 . See further s.v. daas. Frequ. in class. verse in phrase gá dtá, dás (acht) what is the use? in short. Either gá dtá or gá tá may be used to suit alliteration, see Ir. Syll. Poetry 86 . fogus orchra don éigsi / gá ttás cur ré coiméidsi `how can she be saved?' Studies 1923, 421 § 1 . gá dás luadh imdheachta an ḟir? `what need to recount', TD 13.40 . gá dás mé dá mīrbuile / acht sé d'fás ó ÓghMuire, IGT Decl. ex. 200 . gá dtám? —acht torchuir bu dheas in short, TD 3.10 . With follg. prep.: gá dtám ris . . . / acht meise féin foidhidneach, TD 3.41 . ga dtú ris, a rí L.? / ort chuirim mo chomuirghe, 30.12 . ní bhiú ris acht, Dán Dé vi 31 . ní fhuilim dó, xi 30 .

(e) With words indicating number, quantity in sense of accompanied by, having: bí[i]th a th[a]urchreicc cóic ṡétaib, Críth G. 71 . baei Conairi a ceithri cairpthig il-Lifiu, BDD 12 (a cethror cairpdech, v.l.). itó-sa lín do gona, TBC-LL¹ 434 . denam d'ḟiadach na muice in lín Feinde atámait, Acall. 2223 . atáthaoi líon a n-ithte, Keat. iii 4439 . atú-sa caegait fer, MR 248.17 . Later: bed-sa ┐ mili ridiri maraen rium ad diaig, ZCP vi 41.9 .

II Expressing state, condition, kind, etc. with pred. consisting of noun, pron. or adj. (usage more usual with copula, see introd. section above).

(a) With noun pred.: boe sab suithe cech dind, ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). boe saegul sneid, 24 . boe dind oc libur leigdocht, 27 . biait betha airchind they will be chieftains of the world, Rawl. 125b9 . With subj. standing between the vb. and pred.: atá dia atach ṅ-dún-ni ais dethrebo God is a refuge to us the people of the two tribes, Ml. 66d1 . bói Fíachnae Lurga athair Mongáin, Imr. Brain 42.1 . Cf. Sg. 20b3 .

(b) With adj. pred.: boe seim sáth, ACC 25 . biat slana, SR 4167 (copula?). feib atam nocht, 1347 (copula?). bía slan, LU 3344 ( SCC 13 ). Cf. habe . . . (.i. sana sis .i. slán bee), Enchir. Aug. 82a ( ZCP vii 484 ). dlegar doibsium na be lobtaigh cor ( ar dlegar doibsium na bed lobthaig cor, O'Dav. 1191 ) (Atk. in Glossary emends to be[t]), Laws iv 54.10. atámait ainmfesach, RC xxiv 371.7 . bítíss meth (leg. methi, ed.) occ tinntúd, IT iii 235.z . co filim garbliath i rricht, LU 1272 . ro boísium imnedach i tossuch a bethad, LL 7305 . ro-bádus-[s]a dronnach, PH 2788 . céin beorsa beó as long as I am alive, Ériu v 222.46 . is follus co fuilti eaclach, Fier. 69 . maith dīghōltar ant andlocht / bethar taoblom tarrnocht trūagh folk will be, ZCP xii 395.23 . With subj. betw. vb. and pred.: is trissa ndede sin biid duine slán et fírian, Wb. 4d33 . amal mbís tegdís fás [amm]edón ┐ scópthe gl. sicut domus uacans et scopata, Tur. 14 ( Thes. i 485.23 ). arrobói a rígthech lán de rígaib, Imr. Brain 1 . amal no beithi féin béo and, Trip.² 2972 . co mbatar na hádnaicti óbéla, PH 676 . bis an puls tonnmur lethan, Rosa Angl. 272.8 . oir dobi se crodha do laim ┐ mor do mét, Fier. 2 .

(c) With part. as pred. Immediately follg. vb. (see GOI 475-6 ; OIPG 147 ): amal nombemmis érchóilti gl. tanquam morti destinatos, Wb. 9a3 . biid ersoilcthi ar chiunn for ríg `be ye opened before your king' (of doors), Ml. 46a7 . co rabais (rabhdais, v.l.) marbtha mudaigthi, TTebe 854 . With subj. standing between vb. and pred.: ataat mesai Dǽ nephchomtetarrachti the judgements of God are incomprehensible, Ml. 55d11 . céin nombetis inna saigtea tuidmithi inna feuil `as long as the arrows were fixed in his flesh', Ml. 58a9 . órobatar ind liss dúntai, Imr. Brain 1 . co ra-bi in uli demnaigecht fomamaigthi dó, PH 2796 .

(d) In sentences where the vb. stands in a nasalising rel. clause and refers to a pred. expressed in the principal clause: is faittech rond-boi som, Ml. 21d4 . ni ba cian mbias in pecthach, 56c22 . fer . . . nadip romar bed a sommæ a man . . . whose wealth should not be too great, Thes. ii 241.9 . is-gáibthech atátur i-sin-magh sin, RC xxiv 378.12 . is trog robas isin chotlad sin, Ériu v 34.z . ní cás duid madh diomdhach raibh / grása Dé . . ., Dán Dé xix 22 . [is] slán do bhaoi an brat-sain, xii 22 .

(e) In the type of sentence where the description constitutes an independent sentence with copula: ego sum uermis et non homo .i. atāim-si conad cruim mē ┐ nāch duine, Corm. Y 211 . ro boi Victor co mbo ḟortachtaigthid do Pátraic, ACL iii 10 § 8 = Trip.² 217 . unus non est . . . .i. nochon fhil int aen co mbad airim, acht ata conidh fotha airim, Auraic. 689 . dom dóigh . . . robadhuis uair ecin ┐ roba díl anora tú `it seems to me . . . that there was once a time when thou wert worthy of honour', ZCP vi 99.5 .

1 ellach

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Forms: n-ellug, ellug, n-elluch

n o, m. (earlier n.?) (vn. of in-loing)

I

(a) joining, uniting; union, combination, composition , cf. eallach. .i. suidhiughadh, O'Cl. : buith i n-elluch coirp Crist in union with Wb. 29d22 . i nhellug coirp Crist, 29c8 . i n-ellug , 19c20 . inna ellug , 26d16 . inna n-elluch , Sg. 188a 3 . Laws v 342.23 Comm. do-alla in cethramthu ...a n-ellach in trin together with the third part ii 398.17 Comm. i n-ellach na daime in the train of iii 404.19 Comm. bai lanumuin i n-elluch ar a chinn isstig together IT i 144.5 . Cf. tictís iar n-elluch fo smacht | do chennuch i tír nEgept, SR 3427 . inna clocha bíte i n-elluch in talman in the earth's mass Acr. 12c1 ( Thes. ii 5.32 ). ar na roib na eicmailt i n-ellug inna æcaillse in the communion of the church Wb. 22c20 . cethardha ata i n-ellach gacha duila dligidhe .i. aer ┐ talam, teine ┐ uisce in the composition of O'Curry 901 < H 3.18, 400 . i n-ellach dénma na ndúl, Todd Lect. vi 67 = LB 138b17 . i n-ellach in cumdaigh inlaid (?) BB 493b6 (cf. Alex. 587 ). In gramm.: issi intsillab diuit sillab ellaig rain[n]e a syllable in the composition, i.e. body of a part (of speech) Sg. 25b13 . i n-ællug insce biid dictio in connected speech (= oratio ) 25a2 . esse feda .i. in blog aoir tebide gebhes in fid i n-elluch focail, Auraic. 898 . in blog, etc.techtas i n-elluch focail, 902 .

Hence (b) metre (?): ellach .i. aisti ut est cibe cenel dina secht n-eillghibh .i. dona secht n-aistibh, O'Dav. 765 . eallach .i. aisde ealadhna, O'Cl. vii primeillge na filideachta, Auraic. 743 . aisti dona seacht primellgibh na f., 1686 . is lethloigibh na .vii. primellach direnaiter na haisti seo, IT iii 28.28 . Cf. also O'Mulc. 537 , and: fuirim .i. ellach aisti, Corm. Y 665 . trefocal...cen ellach dona hellgib cenmothá óen-ellach, ACL iii 293.5 = Auraic. 1931 . fogonar airchetul i n-anocht n-ellag (of a metrical fault) 5224 . ellach .i. rann. lān-ellach i. lān-rann do denam do lethrann, amail ata: a Gilla Míchil Ó Maol Caimin, O'Curry O'Curry 977 < H 3.18, 422 .

(c) In connexion with cath, joining in battle, engaging; encounter, battle , cf. eallach .i. cath, O'Cl. : céin ro bás ic ellach ┐ ic tinol ┐ ic cur na tri cath-sa, Alex. 421 . mor ndrong ndhánai...ro hellachtai and i n-urd ellaig in chathai 132 . 144 . a ndith ┐ a mudugud inn-ellach in mórcathae eiter Poimp ┐ Cesair for muigh na Tésali, CCath. 4392 . (of vultures :) ic urnaidhe a fola ┐ a n-apaige d'fagbail...i n-ellach in morcatha ┐ inn-otharligib na n-anradh isin armaig, 5003 . ellach [a] cath ar a chind, ZCP xii 378.26 . Cf. Cellach...cen ellach n-aith n-imgona, LL 132b43 . óenach cen imchosnom cen ellach `without seizure' (without encounter ?) Metr. Dinds. iv 150.63 . rogníset úaibre ellach an arrogant encounter (?) Metr. Dinds. iii 370. 65 . The following exx. may also come here: ellach n-ossaid a union of truce, a league LL 184a33 = Arch. Hib. ii 73 . trí rígna... | 'ca mbítis ríg rochrotha | ... | nírbtar ellaig óenḟechta `unions of a moment' Metr. Dinds. iii 366 . 20 . sesca mor-mili imma cuaird...do chemendaib uird ellaig paces in order of union, in succession (?) (of measurements of Babylon) Rawl. 74b17 .

Cf. also: co n-uaill ellaig, Metr. Dinds. ii 20.46 . deilm gan ellach, ZCP vii 310.7 . fenelach .i. ellach ercai, Corm. Y 666 .

II

(a) a putting in: ellach .i. ni do chur ann ┐ tellach .i. ni do chur as ut est ar is cuma ellach ┐ tellach do tigh cach graid... .i. nech inntu nó as, O'Dav. 797 (cf. 802 ). Laws v 172.8 . ni chumgaba nech ellach nā tellach im thegluch-sa acht me fadéin `none shall have power to keep or send forth' (said by one required to dismiss one of his following) Ériu vi 148.52 . Cf. eallach cach eathair co na fuiluing a lucht loading (or entering ?) a boat so (heavily) that it cannot sustain its burden Laws v 490.11 gl. by: techtugad do brith isin ethar, co na imuilngenn a lucht 492.28 .

Hence (b) entering upon, taking possession of, appropriating: ellag tire... .i. techt intiu; tellag ┐ iallag de hoc dicitur , O'Mulc. 376 . fuair ellach ar nóebe nirt `gained possession' Metr. Dinds. iv 98.95 . a tellach saighe .i. a n-ellech side, Laws v 470.16 . Here probably: eallach .i. suidhiughadh, O'Cl.

[a] adastar ┐ a ellach (of a steed), MacCongl. 81.3 . But cf. 2 ellach and 1 íallach.

éolach, éulach

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Forms: eolig, eulach, eulaig, heolaig, eulachaib, éolcho, éolchu, eolcha, n-eólach

adj o-ā (the n s. is not found in the earlier O. Ir. Glosses; acc. to Thurn., Thurn. Hdb. § 360 ; Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 99 , the O. Ir. n s. is éola (q.v.), n p. eolig, to which in Ml a new n s. eulach is formed). knowing, learned, skilled (in), acquainted with; absol. or with gen. or prep.

n (a) in general sense (absol.): is eulach (gl. expertus) Ml. 49a28 . eolach inti asidfet wise is he who recounts it IT i 217.6 . ícaid cach n-eolach every wise man is a healer (?) ACL iii 228.83 . aineolach i n-agaid eoluig, Laws v 252x Comm. In pl. the learned: eulaig (gl. experti) Ml. 134a7 . amal adfiadat ind eolaigh = periti Todd Lect. v 45.4 . na heolaig , PH 7794.7300 . éolaig in tsenchassa BDD 68 . ba mé in t-éolach aneólach (said by a survivor of the flood, on emerging after its subsidence) LL 376b42 . d p. donaib eulachaib (gl. expertis) Ml. 131c15 . is uathadh dona heolchuibh aga bfuil fios, RC xxix 116.11 . v p. abraid, a éolcho , Todd Lect. vi 10.14 . a éolchu Elga ZCP xiii 131 § 1 . a eolcha Erenn, ii 357.26 . g p. genelach Lége...do réir na n-eólach according to the men of learning Metr. Dinds. iv 248.23 . As attrib.: in liaig eolach, PH 4222 . aisneis cach ugdair eolaig, MR 166.10 . na forcetlaide eolcha, PH 6816 . co máigistrib eolchaib, 3462 . With gen.: armbat eolig forcitil that they may be versed in teaching Wb. 31d15 . ba heolach goibnechta he, Three Hom. 108.32 = LB 32a45 . éolaige rebraid, aneolaige réire (women are) skilled in pleasure-seeking, unskilled in obedience Tec. Corm. § 16.79 .

Compar.: rig bus ecnaide ┐ bus eolchu indai, PH 3969 . ar cend neich bid éolchu ┐ bid síne andás, Ériu iv 126.15 . cia as eolcha anaid ? who is more learned than thou ? ix 176 § 1 .

With i n-: ammin éulig and (gl. non ignoramus cogitationes eius) Wb. 14d28 . adib éolig and (gl. scitis) 26b12 . 33c19 (eolaig). condan éolich ir-rúnaib deachte, 15b19 . Metr. Dinds. iv 56.210 . ro búi i farrad Echach corbo eolach i n-écsi, RC xxvi 8.4 . eolach i ndligedh mara skilled in the law of the sea (i.e. in seamanship) Laws iii 210.25 . am éolach in cech breithemnos...dorónad, Ériu iv 134.24 . am é.¤ ina fesaib ┐ ina táintib ┐ ina toglaib, 128.23 . Duan. F. i 25.5 . nech bus eólchu 'na n-aisneis `better versed in the account thereof' Metr. Dinds. iii 304.8 . fer roeolach a mberla ┐ a filidecht, Auraic. 5470 . eólach hi Laidin, AFM v 1630.5 . bat eoluigh-sium i togail cathrach skilled in destroying cities Marco P. 132 . C. do bhí eolach san Bhreitheamhnas Tuaithe, Keat. iii 115 .

With for: eolach...for a modhuibh, Marco P. 116 .

(b) esp. knowing, acquainted with a locality (way, place, person, etc.), absol. or with gen. or prep.: nidat eolach thou knowest not the way TBC-LL¹ 993 . amm eolach, 1751 . 1699 . ua uathad eolaig inn usci si few knew of TTebe 1753 . isim eolach-sa co dunad Euaindir `I know the way to the fortress of E.' Aen. 2084 . With i n-: nim eolach-sa i crích mo phopa Conchobair etir, TBC-LL¹ 1210 . AFM vi 1922.3 . piloit fessach no eolach sa chuan sin, Fl. Earls 12.8 . am éolach isin Gréic. atchonnarc a láechu, TTr.² 409 . rop eolach i nErinn eiside, AFM vi 2088.1 . Transf., of things: na longa budh éolchu acco the ships that best knew the way (i.e. whose commanders best knew) CCath. 1413 .

gan beim orrtha 'gá n-eolchaib those who knew them YBL 389b3 = Ir. Monthly 1921, 160 .

(c) Hence as subst. a guide: in carpat cen araid cen eolach o Ard Machai co Sleibti, Trip. 248.21 . mani dig [ind anim] le heolchu aingel with angels as guides FA 15 (= RC xxvi 148.17 ). BNnÉ 149.12 . maith tra, or I. frisna héolchu, cid as nesam dún sund ?, BDD 70 . teid...eolac re cach cetirn...dib sechnoin na cathrach, BB 442a37 . a túsigh conaire ┐ a eolaigh sligedh, CCath. 4761 . badar drocheolaig ria F. ┐ tucsad i n-aimréidib hé, RC xxiv 46.7 . a n-eolaig robatar remib, Alex. 692 . frisna heolchu batar oc imthús dóib, 683 . noch dho bhí na éolach ag an muinntir do chuir lámha a Níosa, Acts i 16 . ó's é is treóraighe ┐ is eólach dhúinn...go neamh, TSh. 10035 .

(d) known, familiar: cf. air ni bi eulach (gl. non talis est qualis articulatae vocis oratio ) `it is not knowledgeable' (Thes.) Ml. 42c9 . aithris dó...bás na bhfear óir dob eolach dhó féin iad, Maguires of F. § 33 . dob eolach dhuinn cuiger mac an R. Mhoirsin we were acquainted with Rel. Celt. ii 216.26 . Cf. ni fríoth tuath gan dudhchusach do chlannuiph E...acht an tuath eolach aitheachda sin .i. Tuath Ruisen a hainm well-known (?) Hy Fiach. 156 = Lec. 168a27 .

(e) of things requiring skill, cunning, curious (rare) : do dhénamh gach aon ghné oibre eóluigh, Exodus xxxv 33 .

Cf. eólgach.

3 for, far, bar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 for, far, bar or dil.ie/23274
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Forms: for, OL, AR, forsi, fordat, ar

v Mid. Ir. variant of 6 ol (q.v.) says, said, quoth , used only in oratio recta either after the words quoted or parenthetically ( profatur .i. for , Thes. i 4.12 (Southampton Ps.) may, as Ascoli, cxxxvii suggests, represent the Lat. 1 s. dep.). In the texts cited below OL (OR) and AR are common, esp. the latter. anam sund, for Loegaire LU 8512 ( FB 36 ). for siat, LU 8553 ( FB 41 ). ... for in Fethen B., LL 176b3 ( CRR 43 ). ... far Conchobar, LL 264b5 ( MU² 332 ). far ... Sencha, LL 263a22 ( MU² 184 ). ... for se, LU 3097 . 5910 . Asbert Cond eirg for se ..., 3188 forsi, 3100 . co n-érbairtsi ... A Chomdi forsi, 3088 . asbert B.: a rí laech nE. for se 8393 ( FB 27 ). bar Cu Ruí, LL 266a17 , 18 ( MU² 548 , 550 ). bar Cu Ch., LL 263a19 , 25 ( MU² 179 , 187 ). bar Ailill, LL 266a18 . 267a24 ( MU² 549 . 678 ). for Hercuil, CCath. 2981 . for Curio, 2992 . for in t-occlach, 2993 [all from Fr.]. bar Curio, 548 (S) (but OL, AR are the most usual forms in the best MSS. of this text). bar eisiumh, 574 (H = ol se, S).

A spurious pl. formation fordat occurs: ní thuca Dia and in fer sin innocht fordat meic D. LU 6931 ( BDD 54 = ar D). fordat comaltae Conaire, LU 7068 ( BDD 73 ). fordat ind óic, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 54 § 11 .

lagat

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Forms: laiget, loiget, lagait, laighiuit

n nt, n. (so GOI p. 167 ) also laiget, loiget. Abstr. of bec. IGT Abstr. Nouns § 23. d s. lagait, Sg. 26a11 . Later undeclined, except for g s. laighiuit, Laws ii 36.23 Comm . smallness, scantiness, fewness .

Used absolutely: delb mesarda iter mét ┐ laiget fair, PH 1968 . ceróich hi meit ┐ lagait aní as oratio `how far . . . extends in greatness and in smallness', Sg. 26a11 . cia roich dialt a meut ┐ a laighet? . . . ro souich a laighet co haonfiodh, Auraic. 4529 . ima meit no imma laighed(h), 411 . loighed hec parvitudo, Ir. Gl. 923.

With follg. gen.: rorathaig . . . laigeat a frithgnama, Corm. Y 825 . mess díriuch . . . iar mét ┐ laiget a cinad, Ériu ii 194 § 7. co llaget a ndelba, 130 § 102 . loighead na codach comhronna fil agad d'Éirinn, viii 135.2 . o laighet a huisce, BCC 344.31 (322) . laghad a aoise, Duan. F. ii 392 § 77 . do loighead a chostais, TSh. 3082 . a luíghead mar éiric from its smallness as a fine, Atlantis iv 186.29 .

With AR: ar l.¤ inna saigte the arrow was so small, Ml. 80b7 . ar laiget a saethair, LL 285b34 . ar laghatt coccúis gach aoin, BNnÉ 271.11 . ar laghad mo thuarastail, BS 51.

With proleptic pron. and follg. rel. clause a l.¤ so few, so little : a laget pritchas deircc, Trip. 394.21 . ar a l.¤ do naemhaibh Erend tucc Aenghas ina félere, Gorm. 4.7 . a laghad no fulngaitis, TTr.² 1496 . ara laighed neich ro seisead do tir on account of the smallness of the quantity which could belong to the land, Laws ii 370.y Comm . a laighed ro ghaph o Cenel Eogain thigernus how few of C.E., TFrag. 18.14 . a laighed do lámadh Conull, Irish Texts ii 45 § 2 . a laghad mhaireas díb aniu, Geneal. Tracts 26.11 . ar son a loighid innurbtur na himurcacha . . . on corp the small extent to which, Rosa Angl. 328.14 . tréna loighead do dhaoinibh . . . fhágbhaid, TSh. 5846. Cf. is fō lim-sa mu laiget (l.¤ v.l.) / do t[h]almain tairnes cach cland, ZCP vii 297.

In generalising phrases meaning however much or little, whatever the amount, etc.: do-aisbena . . . met laiget bis etir fot ┐ indngnam however big or small it be, Laws v 360.20 . cia pa meit, cia pa laiget, 388.19 . Cf. 240.23 , 340.z . cip é méit no laget i mbé in t-adbar sin, LU 2595 ( RC xxv 242.8 ). gibe do méd no do laghat ata agaibh, BNnÉ 230.6 . cibé méid laiged, TFrag. 72.20 . dá l.¤ after negative, etc. however small : nach dearna an rí / . . . gaol dá laghad, Aithd. D. 89.3 . gan biadh nā deoch dā loighead, Parrth. Anma 3046 . ni bhfuil ar ccomas duinn aonloirghniomh da laghad ar bith, Luc. Fid. 3647 . o gach uile adhbhar da loighead, 23 K 42, 31.18 . Other idioms: ar a laighead, at least, DDána 78.23 . Clár Luighne acht a loighead duit `at the very least', O'Hara 1961 . lór a loighiod dá ghruaidh ghloin `little enough', 435 .

lenaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lenaid or dil.ie/29895
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Forms: -lenai, lenid, lenaid, -len, lentar, lia, -lia, -ruilli, -liad, -lilibh, lile, -lile, lil, lilith, -lilfi, -lliles, lilfes, lilit, lil, lilis, lilis, lili, liligh, lil, -lil, lil, lil, lil, leltar, leldar, lellatar, leltar, leltar, -ruildetar, lilis, lenad, lenamain, lenta

v Indic. pres. 2 s. -lenai, LU 3914 ( SCC 43 ). 3 s. lenid, Wb. 5c16 . lenaid, Sg. 9b17 . -len, Mon. Tall. 129.2 . pass. dia lentar , Laws i 266.4 . Subj. pres. 2 s. lia, Cóic Con. 16 § 3. 3 s. -lia, O'Curry 1886 ( 23 P 3, 22a ). With perfective particle: -ruilli, O'Dav. 1364. impf. 3 s. -liad, RC xi 446.55 = ZCP iii 249.19 . Fut. 1 s. -lilibh, Ériu ii 227.x . 2 s. lile, Fél. Prol. 309 , 311 (sic MSS.). 3 s. -lile, Laws i 192.2 Comm . RC x 68.15 (lil, v.l.) (used for subj.). Dinds. 127. lilith, Ériu v 242.178 . -lilfi, O'D. 976 ( H 3.17, col. 679 ). rel. -lliles, Wb. 10a5 . lilfes, Hib. Min. 82.17 (= linfes, LL 19089 ). 3 pl. lilit, Trip.² 2122. Lism. L. 3477 (citation). Pret. and perf. 3 s. lil, Imr. Brain 62 (lilis, v.l.). LU 5625 ( TBC-I¹ 1145 ). lilis, LL 11244 ( TBC-LL¹ 4453 ). LL 8907 ( TBC-LL¹ 1574 ). lili, RC x 68.8 (liligh, lil, v.ll.). -lil, Thes. ii 291.16 ( Ml. Poems 2 ). ro lil , Ml. 54d7 . Fél.² cxxi 32. Trip.² 887. TBC-LL¹ 1058 . rod lil , LU 6182 ( TBC-I¹ 1698 ). diar lil , PH 6538. 3 pl. leltar , Irish Texts i 12 § 36 (Vita Brigitae). ro leldar , Ml. 96c13 . ro lellatar , Corm. Bodl. s.v. Morann (ro leltar , Y). ro(m) leltar , LU 9401 . 9435 . -ruildetar, 3265 ( SCC 6 ).

Later as secondary vb. with stem len-. IGT Verbs § 73 , § 80 . The stem lil- tends also to become generalised, hence lilf-, lilis, see above.

Vn. lenad, lenamain. Cf. líth. Part. lenta.

I Intrans. remains, continues, survives: no feidligfed .i. leanfad (sic leg.) a mbescna, ACL iii 12 § 19 . ni fada dho lean in scél, BB 31b9 . ro llen berla n-ebra / ic lucht in domuin, Rawl. 69a26 . o roclai-sium cath for deman ni len claoine evil no longer survives, Lism. L. 2146. Esp. of names: ro lenastar int ainm as Cothraige the name C. survived, Thes. ii 309.49 ( Hy. ii 6 gl .). les-ainm lènus (one of seven kinds of satire), Laws v 228.26 . ni fes in lile itir in t-ainm, i 192.2 Comm . it lethdire fir dia mbí aír no lesainm . . . dia foclat comaithigh co lilfi fri ré a í ┐ a iarmui, O'D. 976 ( H 3.17, col. 679 ). ó bheith da corp sa ghlaisi / do lean ó Dhubh Dubhghlaisi, Duan. F. ii 22 § 13.

With various prepp. With A pursues (a matter), persists in: ni lenab ass ní bús mó / . . . / maithfettsa duit mo liubhru, Anecd. ii 37 § 5 . lenaid as in ecclais, BNnÉ 309.y (`[they will] follow the church thence', but perh. rather cleave to or uphold (ipv. pl. 2) the church; perh. read ar, cf. Arch. Hib. i 90 xi below). In phr. l.¤ as sin it follows from that: ma theid [an eglais ar sechran] . . . lena as sin nach ttegasg an Spiorad naomh í, Luc. Fid. 366.14 . nir lean as sin gurab . . . olc leis onor . . . do thabhairt do neithibh oile, 217.13 .

With CO cleaves to: mani dernat co cenn mís dotíagat for cairdde ná[d] lenat a lepthai cucai anall, Críth G. 362 `do not adhere to him', p. 71 . fir Eirenn tar ler lilit / co Brighit is co Brenuinn, Lism. L. 3477.

With DI (somet. perh. DO) clings to, adheres to, cleaves to, stays with, follows : ro leldar díb són gl. rotae axibus adhiserunt, Ml. 96c13 . lil in chertle dia dernainn, Imr. Brain 62 (lilis, v.l.). Cf. Anecd. i 69 § 165 (ICM). leltar da clam do Brigit, Irish Texts i 12 § 36 . bes ar Emer nocon err in ben día lenai, LU 3914 ( SCC 43 ). luid Fergus . . . forsin n-imarchor n-ísin. Lil di sudiu . . . Etarcomol, LU 5625 ( TBC-I¹ 1145 ). lilis Cu Chulaind . . . dena sluagaib, LL 8907 ( TBC-LL¹ 1574 ). coraigis . . . in cend risin colaind ┐ leanaid de fochétoir, RC xxiv 62 § 23. marcach in mara mongaig / ní lenand do sithlongaib, LU 3990 ( SCC 45 ). nogo len uisci do bir / ni lean cin neich diaraile, Ériu v 24.27 . do lensat de `they clung to him' (of one taking cattle in distress), Laws ii 50.10 Comm . na len diom-sa, TFrag. 208.16 . dobert dono uball do ara liad di lar amail no liad ind uball sin, RC xi 446.55 (`follow the ground'). Fig. a lliles dind ancretmiuch bid ancretmech, Wb. 10a5 . lenit a pecthe dindí dobeir a ngrád, 29a23 . ro lil dím m'ernigde ┐ ni dechuid huaim gl. nunquam a me promouit oratio mea, Ml. 54d7 . lenaid din gutai thóisig gl. ex superiore pendens uocali, Sg. 9b17 . is menand is dind insci riam lenid, Wb. 5c16 (`it is clear that he adheres to the previous utterance'; ? continues with, carries on with). acht co ro lentar don cedna provided that one persevere with the same, RC xxvi 366.21 . lia do fír .i. len din conair fugill is fir, Cóic Con. 16 § 3 . lilisiu . . . / donaib félib, Fél. Prol. 309 , 311 . ro lil menma mnā Cāier do Nēde, Corm. Y 698 (58.18) . ro lil ainm de .i. Mogh emi, Thr. Ir. Gl. 30.19 . conid de rod lil Goll de that's why the name G. stuck to him, LU 3178 . adbert M. gan a losgudh do denamh nach lenadh a cin don tir, Ériu iii 152.4 . cīa fot lenfa desin? . . . Nad lenab ō shunn how long wilt thou carry this on? MacCongl. 65.17 , 18 . ná lean díom i n-a ndearnas, Aithd. D. 34.15 . níor lean dá nós, Keat. Poems 1453 . grádh Dé ┐ gach ní leanas de, TSh. 9091 . an dream dá leanann sal na seinchion, 5247 . leanann dá slighthibh saobha, 5011 . coir ord ura dlige dia lentar leir which is assiduously adhered to, Laws i 266.4 (glossed: .i. mada lentar de co leir, 292.28 ). Appar. with DO in: fada leanus an léan dáibh (: ḟagháil), Ériu viii 193.35 .

With FOR (AR)

(a) stays attached to, clings to: co rralsat sis anchoram; ro lend ar bendchopor in derthaige, Thes. ii 328.41 ( Hy. v Comm .) = for bendchopar, IT i 39.8 . Fig. ro lil in doíri sin forsna cellaib, Trip.² 887 . conid de ṡodain ro lil in t-ainm aurdairc fair .i. Cuchulaind, TBC-LL¹ 1058 . cur re teachta i dteagh nimhe / ná lean ar eachtra eile, DDána 10.33 . leanaidh Eoin ar an eaglais (i.e. became a priest), Arch. Hib. i 90 xi .

(b) proceeds against : bí leam, ná lean ar mo dhíomas `punish not my pride', Aithd. D. 97. 36 .

(c) Of reciting a tale, urging a request or explanation, continues, persists in: lean . . . ar aithris éachtmhar sheilg Fhinn, Oss. vi 16.9 . ní leanabh air I need say no more, Dánta Gr. 81.11 . ni lenfa me ort tair eis sin I shall not importune thee further, BCC 368.7 (§ 345) . ní leanamh (= -abh) tairis sin ort `I shall not press it further', Keat. iii 1502 . da leana ar cialla mar soin, Content. v 42.

With FRI remains with: do chuaidh D. ┐ ar lean ris ar tír `those who were along with him', Rel. Celt. ii 204.30 .

With I

(a) remains in, continues in, sticks in, clings to: dris na droigean . . . .i. lus lenas a n-edach, Laws iv 276.10 Comm . is ainceas do an fod lili a ndeguidh a athgabala, ii 52.x Comm . go ros lil desidhe teidbinniuss ciuil . . . isin leath tes, Leb. Gab.(i) 282.16 . len .i. tarisim, ut est len a ndiamair, O'Mulc. 784 . dochótar a ceithri cosa isin cloich [┐] feidligit (.i. leanait) innti a fuillechta semper, ACL iii 20 § 49 . míla géra . . . / ro leltar im srúb, LU 9401 . do len mo chos is tuir taeis, SG 243.36 . muilcheand moradbal cnam . . . co leandais na longbraigid, YBL 177a21 = BB 257b15 . cor[o] lensat a nglacca i mburd na luingi, CCath. 2121 . an eass ina laim ro lean, Duan. F. ii 74 § 29.

(b) persists in, perseveres with: ní ro lil in cléirech isna coibsenaib, SG 415.7 . leanamaóis is an charthannacht, Párl. na mB.. 4034 .

With LA cleaves to, follows : cia ba nóidenán ar áes / ni lil la [macc]u ingaes `clave not with', Thes. ii 291.16 ( Ml. I § 7 ).

With TAR pursues (a matter), persists in: ni lenabh tairiss 'I will not pursue the matter', BCC² 246 § 8 .

II Trans.

(a) follows (a leader): rata-linestar mac dó a son of his followed him, MU² 164 . Lugaid Loigde lentais slūaig, ZCP xii 379.20 . not-lenfutsa in slóg-sa `this army will follow thee', CCath. 638 . A. gusin lucht rolen, Aen. 53. lenfat amal cech ṅdescipul he, PH 2189 . a méad do lean Lúiceifear, Dán Dé v 12 . do len an senoir Ioseph hi i ngach conair, Smaointe B. Chr. 1097. Fig. imitates : leanam naomhadh gacha naoimh `may I imitate', Dán Dé xxvii 26 . do lean mé sna peacthuibh Pól, IGT Decl. ex. 765 . do lean Tadhg . . . aigneadh an ois éigcríona `followed the instinct of the foolish deer', Content. xxv 7 . as beg lenus Iosa Críosd in nglaine chroidhe `follow', RSClára f. 142b . lenuid na sethracha . . . gnás na mbráthar mionúr, f. 78a .

(b) follows (a track): ros-len Nel . . . / a lorg, LL 211b21 . in béist . . . ro-sl-len folliuchta in tshlóig, PH 7226 . lorg na lánamhna leanais, TD 20.39 . Fig. co lenand fer na lethfiadnaise lorg Iúdais, PH 7623 . sliocht na gcéidfhear dá bhfuil féin / ní leanann, Aithd. D. 30.23 . an drong leanas an seachrán so, TSh. 4321 . mar go leantar an cion comhgais leó, Keat. i 68.21 . do lean sē slighe S. Froinsias ō aibíd, Beatha S. F. 1716.

(c) pursues, chases (with hostile intent): cor' len ┐ cor' geogain co mor, Dinds. 132 . cethruime uathu isin nesbac [do lenadar amach] . . . sechtar crich `for (injury to) the idler whom they follow outside the border', Laws iii 268.8 Comm . ro-lenastar Iriel . . . iat. Et ro-gab ac slaide . . . in tṡlúaig, LL 177b18 ( CRR 52.x .) lenais Fer Diad C. tar áth siar, TBC St. 3225 . ra lensad co longphort . . . iad, TTebe 4296 . ro meabhaidh for Airgiallaibh . . . ┐ ro lenta co Craibh Caille, AFM i 438.18 . do lean Ioab . . . é . . . ┐ do chuir sé A. i raon madhma, TSh. 997. Fig. persecutes, harasses : cidh imarlensatt na demna hē, ZCP xii 291.19 .

(d) claims, exacts : ná lean cóir meidhe an mheasa `exact not the justice of the Judgment scale', Dán Dé vii 16 . do leanfadh tú oruinn í (sc. an deachmhadh), DDána 25 a. 7 . lenfat mo chert ar Cloinn Dalaig, Irish Texts ii 40 § 1 . leanuimsi i gcéadóir an geall `I go promptly in pursuit of the gage', TD 22.13 . a ndligheann tú mar tá i litribh / leanfa `thou shalt insist on thy rights as defined in documents', Aithd. D. 31.20 . ? adeirid Muimhnigh . . . / ní nach leanaid a laochraidh, Content. ii 11 (`do not approve'). déntar mo dichennad-sa lat-sa, co ro-lenair trocaire Dé iar m'écaib-sea, PH 803 (`and thou wilt get').

Particularly in phrase l.¤ x (ar y) prosecutes a claim arising out of x (against y), calls y to account for x: dá leanta a Dhé a ndearnas `if Thou punish my sins', Dán Dé viii 11 . saoilim nach leanfaidhe leis / an cló do chuaidh 'na bhaithis `will not avenge', iv 10 . ná lean oirn-ne fhuil th'eidhre, DDána 40.23 . Nechtain gum dhín ar cech ndeoraid / lentair ag Síl Eogain orm S.E. are calling me to account because N. protects me, Irish Texts ii 42 § 14 . ól a lachda leanaidh sí / . . . / ar Íosa, Aithd. D. 100.34 . lean ar th'fhaghlaidh a hanuaill claim retribution for its (i.e. my soul's) arrogance from Thy enemy(?), PBocht 3.43 .

(e) adheres to, cleaves to: ni lenat foidhlenna fatha, O'Dav. 855 ( .i. nocha lenadh a snaithedh donahib lennaib, Laws iv 384.29 Comm .) (garments do not adhere to hooks (or racks) ?). ruilli .i. lenmuin, ut est mac claime ni comail mathair ar nach ruilli aillsi uaithi .i. ar na ro lena loissi oll na claime uaithi, O'Dav. 1364 (? leg. nach[a]). nis lenat cinaidh, Ériu xvi 181 § 17 . teagdais nār lean dath na dīadh, ACL iii 236 § 3 . ro lensad a dhi laim an tuadh, BNnÉ 185.1 . Very common in fig. use: (a) ni leanat peactha nech a mic, O'D. 977 ( H 3.17, col. 679 ). muna lia leasugadh Luigdeach Luige Lugaid lathgaile .i. mana leanad cinta leasuighthi do Lughaidh laechdha, O'Curry 1886 - 7 ( 23 P 3, 22a ). in tsrotha . . . niges anmand na náem din chutrumma chinad nos lenand, LU 2094 ( FA 16 ). ingean laich as lucra a laighnibh / nach lean locht, IT iii 88 § 107 . duine . . . / co nglanc[h]ēill . . . / nīnlen robāes, ZCP vi 267 § 10 . nis-len ecnach ond oes chetlach, Auraic. 5252 = ACL iii 296 § 44 . lenad hires, PH 2412 . congain liom go leanar th' fhoras that I may adhere to your law, DDána 2.7 .

Particularly of a name, nickname or satire: conid de ro lil Colman mac Dairine he, Fél.² cxxi 32 . ro lellatar iarum a dá n-ainm in fer, Corm. Bodl. 14 s.v. Morann (ro leltar, Y; ro lenustar, LB). conid de ro len in t-ainm a mmag do ingor Meic Cecht .i. Mag mBrénguir, LU 7980 . in bríathar dorat andsin / ros len, . . . / cosin nómad nó n-arsaid, Metr. Dinds. iv 130.87 . coro len ainm int salchair he, LB 145b52 . Cf. ondíu . . . lilit gabair far clainn, Trip.² 2122 (`according to Colgan the descendants of these thieves had always beards "caprinis subsimiles"', Stokes note).

Of the preservation of a term or proverbial saying: is ed armit fairend aile . . . conid din tendáil út lentar tendál samna o sin, LU 7045 . ósin ille lentar in senbrīathar has been preserved, MacCongl. 65.9 . ` gach éan mar a adhbha' / oirrdhearc so is ['s] sé leantar, DDána 98.1 .

(f) pursues, proceeds with (a narration, investigation): conid aidid L.¤ . . . andsin . . . nī hē lenfam sund beos, TBC-I¹ 882 . leor lend lenmait a sanaisnís, LL 16157 . dá leanta libh if you investigated the matter, TD 32.13 . do leantaoi le labhra tais / snáithe síodamhail seanchais `the silken threads of history used to be traced', Content. xii 4.

(g) continues: an Ragnall-sa . . . ó na lenmhuid Clann Raghnaill do rágh rena shliochd, Rel. Celt. ii 160.18 . do lenadh an ruáig orrtha, 192.10 .

(h) follows, comes after: ind crosfigeild fri biad cond neoch no-dus-len `with the part which follows', Mon. Tall. 129.2 . maille ris na hurnaighthibh lenus íad, RSClára f. 100a . fūigefem deghṡompla ag an lucht lenfas sinn, f. 37a .

1 ó

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ó or dil.ie/33364
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Forms: ó, hó, oa, ua, ualailiu, ón(d), (h)uan(d), ón, ón, on, ón, hond, huand, ond, uandí, huand, onaib, honaib, huanaib, hunaib, óna, (h)uaim(m), óim, (h)uait, (h)uad, ood, ōd, ód, uad, huad, huadh, uada, uadha, uaid(h), uaidh, (h)uadi, úade, huade, uathi, uaithi, hude, (h)uain(n), huann, húan, uanni, huanni, ónni, onni, uann, uainn, úanna, (h)uaib, (h)uadib, uaidib, huaidib, úaidib, uadib, uaidib, uathib, uaithib, úathu, uathu, uathaibh, uatha, uatha, óm, ót, óa, ó, óa, ua, ó, , óa, ua, ó, hoa, hua, hua, ho, ondid, honid, onid

prep. leniting follg. consonant and governing dat.

Forms O.Ir. ó (o); hó (ho), usual form in Ml. oa, Sg. 4b1 . ua, 3b4 ; 112 ( Thes. ii 290.5 ), cf. huaitherrechtaigthib, 32b2 ; ualailiu, 25b12 .

With art.: sing. ón(d), (h)uan(d): ón bunud, Sg. 33b2 . ón chiunn, Wb. 22a17 . on deacht, 9d10 . ón spirut, 15a12 . hond airdbiu, Ml. 55b17 . huand imbud, 56b23 . uand aitherrech- taigthiu, Sg. 32b7 . (with pron. í) ond, 156a1 , 3 , b3 . uandí, 156b1 . huand, 156b2 .

pl. onaib, Sg. 44a3 . Enchir. Aug. 75b ( ZCP vii 482 ). honaib, Tur. 91 , 92 , 93 ( Thes. ii 491 ). Ml. 32b2 . huanaib, Sg. 33b8 . hunaib, 32b6 . hona fuathaib, Enchir. Aug. 76a ( ZCP vii 482 ). Mid.Ir. óna.

With pron. suff.: 1 s. (h)uaim(m). óim, Enchir. Aug. 75a ( ZCP vii 482 ), archaic. 2 s. (h)uait. 3 s m. (h)uad. ood, Cambr. 37 a ( Thes. ii 244.25 ); ? ōd ( ód v.l.), Trip. 238.21 (archaic forms). Mid.Ir. uad, huad. huadh, Hib. Min. 8.271 . uada, TBC-LL¹ 2251 , PH 841 , 908 , 2118 , 7636 , 7682 , 7782 , 8289 . uadha, 7722 . Later uaid(h), mod. uaidh. 3 s. f. (h)uadi. Mid.Ir. úade ( huade v.l.), Hy. v 36 ; uathi, uaithi. hude, Mon. Tall. 150.23 . 1 pl. (h)uain(n); huann, Wb. 4d9 . húan, BCr. 32b3 . uanni, Wb. 12a12 ; huanni, 5a7 ; ónni, 4b19 ; onni, Cambr. 38a ( Thes. ii 246.21 ). Mid.Ir. uann, uainn (uaind). úanna, Mon. Tall. 153.28 . 2 pl. (h)uaib. 3 pl. (h)uadib. uaidib, Wb. 24b29, 27d1, 31d18 . huaidib, Wb. 32a29 . úaidib, Bechbretha 62 § 23 . Mid.Ir. uadib, uaidib, uathib, uaithib; úathu, TBC-LL¹ 3557 , 5092 ; uathu, 3581 , 3630 , 5064 . uathaibh, uatha, Keat.; mod. uatha.

With poss. pron.: 1 s. óm; 2 s. ót (later often ód); 3 s. óa, ó (latter form common); 3 pl. óa; ua mbraithrib, Wb. 34a6 . In late Mid.Ir. -n- is often inserted before the poss. of the 3rd pers.: ó (= óa) , TBC-LL¹ 6159 = óna ó, H., Add.

With rel. pron.: óa n , ua n , ó n : hoa rícc, Wb. 5c16 . hua mbí, Tur. 10. hua n-erbirmis, Ml. 135d3 . hua ndirrudigeddar, Sg. 33a23 . ho n-eroimer, Ml. 17c7 . ho torgab, 32a23 . ó n-aidil- cnigthir, Hib. Min. 8. 245 . cia o-rb halachta, Lat. Lives 65.8 ( LB 62a22 ).

With cop. 3 s.: ondid, Wb. 12d23 . honid, Ml. 51c2 . Mid.Ir., onid, BColm. 32.25 .

In late Irish lenition is arbitrary in stereotyped phrases like: ó sin ale, see TD ii 264 n. § 36 . Occas. folld. by acc. pl. in Mid.Ir.: o marbu, PH 1073 , 1854 , etc.

In meaning, corresponds in general to Lat. a, ab or to the ablative case, in Glosses used to represent either. Hence by analogy after arbeir biuth = Lat. utitur: ho n-erberad biuth (gl. qua oratione sit usurus), Ml. 48a5 , cf. 48b12 . hua n-erbirmis biuth which we spent, 135d3 (gl. ex illo tempore quo degebamus [in Aegypto] `in which we lived'; the glossator perhaps mis- understood the Lat. construction). Cf. also Hib. Min. 13.438 : aranni arbar bith inn aesa dilmain on bethaid shuthain = eo quod scilicet vitâ aeternâ fruitur; `because the lawful people enjoy life everlasting', Meyer, but the construction is not clear. Similarly Enchir. Aug. 79b : ut ratione utatur (.i. o cheill).

I Denoting separation from (lit. or fig.), after vbs.

(a) of motion: tóiniud flatho ó róma[nib], Wb. 26a5 . eirg ón muicc ! get away from, IT i 104.13 , cf. do duit uaim be off! 214.19 . imreitís úathu ┐ chuccu to and fro from them, TBC-LL¹ 3557. na daíne claenus o t'aithnib who swerve from, PH 7303. atracht [Christ] . . . o marbu, 1854 . regaid cech n-olc uaib, 2102 . dochuáid úait in curathmír you have lost, FB 43. go rachadh a thir ┐ a dhúthaidh uaidh, ZCP ii 558.27 . Putting, sending, casting (away), etc.: léic uáit inna biada mílsi put away, Wb. 6c7 . ros-lá úad uli sent them all away, Mon. Tall. 23. sín in láimh uait stretch forth thy hand, Ériu iv 118.13 . focheird a adbena . . . úad, TBC-LL¹ 1076. sróna na n-ech . . . ac súgud grene ┐ gaíthe uathu ┐ chuccu exhaling and inhaling, 5064 .

(b) taking from: oc tabairt tana bó uait carrying off thy herd, IT i 101.24 . dia ructhar ar mna doera uand, TBC-LL¹ 1130 (= úan LU). co mbert a mac huaithi, ZCP viii 310.37 . dobered . . . búaid ṁbáire . . . ona tri cóictaib maccaem, TBC-LL¹ 971. cidh bé doberadh buaidh catha ona naimdib, Maund. 10.

(c) desisting, hindering: anad o pecdaib, PH 3455. in rí tairmisces a chloidem o fhuil (= qui prohibet . . . a sanguine), 4213 .

(d) preserving, delivering, etc.: condanfírianichthi úadib (sc. a peccatis nostris), Wb. 2d14 . dlegar do neuch a chongmail uadi to keep away from her, Mon. Tall. 14. dia coimet on índdirge, PH 1009. ros-glan Dia in tempul on uli élned, 2098 . ro saerait . . . o bas, 412 . ro thuaslaicset . . . popul na ngénnte o fhógnum hídal, 4565 . Similarly after adjs. denoting exemp- tion, etc.: bid slan tú o fholaid Christ `free from the enmity of C.', PH 803. isam nemchintach-sa o fhuil in duine noim, 3282 . Cf. is fáss ó comarbaib féin hí (the steading) is empty of its own inheritors, BColm. 78.14 .

II Origin, source from which someth. comes or is obtained:

(a) after copula or subst. vb., expressed or understood: is húad cach n-ecne all wisdom is from Him, Wb. 7c15 . rop saiget húan fri demnai, Hy. i 20. is ond nemud a n-incoimet `they are to be minded by the "nemedh"-person', Laws iv 180.20 . is eiric tairsce uadaib and `it is the fine . . . that is due from them for it', 138.8 Comm. ná bith fochunn uaimm fein dom aecṅduch let me give no cause to speak evil of me, Wb. 11c1 . gach lá saire er a fhuil cengul on eglais (= which the Church enjoins), PH 7373. na feich uilet uad asa faithchi which are due from him, Laws iv 28.15 Comm. After a noun: furóil serce ho Pool doib-som abundance of love from P., Wb. 14d30 . in fírinne hó hiris (= ex fide iustitia), 4d23 . gním uad feisin foir feisin action from himself on himself, Sg. 209b12 .

(b) after vbs. of motion: comma rí far ṅdígal huaim-se that vengeance for you may happen from me, Wb. 5d37 . ni fil uaidib som o nach ri (ónach ric LU) there is not one of them who cannot do it (lit. from whom it arrives not), TBC-LL¹ 684. ní tharnic úan do rád (= we failed to announce it), TBC-LL¹ 645. rangus ó Iruath 'na diaig (= Herod sent messengers after him), ZCP viii 115.1 .

(c) sending; bringing, taking : foídis E. techta úad fo Erind, IT i 118.32 . leig uait misi d'indsaigi na Teibi send me, TTebe 1025 . berar a n-imchumarcc huáib let a salutation be taken from you to them, Wb. 7b4 . ructha eipistil uad fon uli thalam, PH 1171. doberdis audpartai dosom ó Máolrúoin, Mon. Tall. 10.

(d) receiving, getting: in doínecht araróit som ónni which he hath assumed from us, Wb. 4b19 . ni hetus huaim fess ri fer, IT i 120.22 . fogebtís mor d'ulcc ona naimtiu, PH 4049. ros- cendaig on Iudaide had bought it from, 55 . With ellipse: is ail dona mnáib ind eoin ucut úatsiu the women would like to get those birds from you (= would like you to get them those birds), SCC 5. Analogous: cech bo . . . no-mbligtis da trian blechta d'immarcraid uadib, IT i 72.6 . forodamair guasachtu . . . o latrandaib, PH 1659.

(e) asking, desiring: ro thothlaigset fortacht o Dia, PH 6292 . dom íarraidh úam ar éládh asking me to elope, Ériu ix 4.40 . cid is ailicc dúib húam? what do ye desire of me? iv 140.5 .

(f) hearing, learning, etc.: amal bid o Dia rachlóithe, Wb. 24d21 . cech dírúais ro Columb ó chille cualammar that we have heard from Colum C., RC xx 258 ( ACC 64 ) = o Chollum Ch., LU 866. sochide rodá-scrib húan many have transcribed it from us, BCr. 32b3 . uadh do sgriobhadh i lleabraib it was written down from his teaching, ZCP viii 116 x . is áil a fhis uaib I wish to find out from you, PH 1067. indis do cách creitfes uait, 2395 .

(g) this is prob. the orig. sense after vbs. of giving. In later Mid.Ir. and in Mod.Ir. ó is commonly used with the reflex. pron. after such vbs. damadh leis righe an c[h]uiccidh . . . dobheradh d'eicsibh uado he would give it away to poets, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 93 § 21 . da tucadh duine cach uile festa uáidh, Maund. 181. tabraid dam in n-aiscid sin uaib, TTebe 3314 . an cath dobhéaridís uatha nó an braighde whether they should give battle or give hostages, Ériu i 81 § 14. Similarly after vbs. of saying: innis-[s]iu uait dam tell me, Ériu v 26.14 . inneosad uaim daoibh-se sain, Keat. ii 1645 (poem).

(h) to express derivation, descent: [regno] ondí as rex (gl. a rege), Sg. 156a1 . bid titio atinne ┐ titulus huadh ` titio' is a firebrand and `titulus' (is derived) from it, Hib. Min. 8.271 . is úadib Crist (= ex quibus [est] C. secundum carnem), Wb. 4c2 . madgénair ó Mairi, Fél. Prol. 251. in iat a tustige o ṅgenir? PH 2292. saíthi ór chin Ó Caímh from whom O'Keeffe has sprung, Ériu iv 218 § 26. Gaidel glas . . . o tat Gaidil, MacCarthy 288.1 . bid uad Heriu co brath Érin will be (inherited) by his posterity, RC xxiv 192.9 . is húait bias flaith for hÉirinn co bráth, ZCP viii 318.3 . Dondchad ní fil huad D. has left no posterity, 296.18 . dia mbad o Uib Neill . . . in rige if the king- dom were held by one of the O'Neills, Ériu v 232.11 .

(i) after vbs. of naming, calling, after, from: o máthair ro hainmniged (of Concobar mac Nessa), Ériu iv 22 § 1. do- bretha ainm fair o anmum in tsrotha, RC vi 177.110 . an t-én ceileabhrus do chách | uadh sloinnfidher é (i.e. he will be named Lonán from `lon' a blackbird), ZCP viii 109.22 . uait do gairmeadh ainm an taoisigh, Keat. Poems 1530.

(j) in sense hailing from, coming from: fer . . . on Antuaig a man of Antioch, PH 284. on Effis dam I am from Ephesus, 1058 . in sab . . . ó Óendruim, Fél. June 23 . in maccáin ó Bethil, Dec. 28. Occas. after titles: cing o Nuibie king of Nubia, ZCP vi 56.24 . iarla o Barbuicc earl of Warwick, 24.16 . (analogically) iarlacht o Bharbhuicc, ib. 4 .

(k) used with refl. pers. pron. on the part of; of oneself, of one's own accord : ni uaínn fesine ataam for tectiri (gl. non quod sufficientes simus cogitare aliquid a nobis), Wb. 15a13 , perh. rather to be referred to (c). huadib féissna . . . non ab alio , gl. per se [pati demonstrant], Sg. 144b1 . línaid [na dabcha] uatha fein fill of themselves, Maund. 18. osclaigid . . . na doirsi uathaib fein, RC xii 334.3 . Cf. méin mhaith uaibh- se gé do fhuair, | uaidh féin as uaisle flaith Fáil is noblest on his own account, Ir. Monthly 1919, 399.16 .

Analogous are the follg. exx. in which ó is used after an adj.: gebe duine deradh . . . nach fior uaim a raidhim, Rel. Celt. ii 292 y . amhnáirech uan aighed ort it is presumptuous of us to face thee, IGT Dec. ex. 1388. Cf. na daeine onab eolach leabur do legadh who know how to read (?), Maund. 117 (leg. donab?).

III Cause (closely akin to preceding): is o aicniud pectho doforchosalsam it is from (our) sinful nature that we have trans- gressed, Wb. 21b4 . is borb . . . cech duine on gentligecht `through paganism every one becomes rude', PH 725. is ó duthracht a menman badéin dochoid (= ductus voluntate animi), 4742 . relta . . . onid sorcha in bith, BColm. 32.25 . bid subach sind ma dubach ind on aithrigi I shall be happy if I am sorrowful through penitence, ACL iii 234 § 8. an duine chuimetus a run ona aithne de who keeps a secret because bidden to do so, Ériu v 128 § 31. dergfait cloidbe . . . beit úada gan maithius they will gain nothing thereby, ZCP iii 32.18 .

Of persons (regarded as cause of a certain state): cia orb halachta in chumal, Lat. Lives 65.8 . fá torrach uad fein í, TTebe 4800 . is imda ledartha ┐ cuirp tholla annso uadha (= he has left many mangled corpses), ZCP xiii 244.11 . an cúiger druadh . . . an cuigead uadh dob ḟuigleach the province was left a remnant by them, Ériu iv 222 § 38. gan fear 'na bheathaidh aguinne ó Chonn is óa thriathaib, ML 38.2 .

IV Material from which someth. is made: dorigéni Dia corp duini ó ilballaib, Wb. 12a29 . ainmidhi cumuscdha ó dhuine ┐ ó tharb (of the Minotaur), ZCP iv 239.3 . To this head belongs the idiomatic use of do-airissethar with ó = consists of (in), prob. an imitation of Lat. consistere, constare with abl.: is hi ernaigthe thairises ón airem rúnda (= oratio consistens consecrato numero), PH 8026. in tíí tairises . . . o dib n-aicen- taib .i. hon doenacht ┐ o diadacht, 6782 ; cf. 7091 . co tarsidar o .x. tetaib (the harp) consists of ten strings, Hib. Min. 1.20 , cf. 2.25 . is on deda-sa immefolangar cach dune findbathach (= de his duobus beatus homo efficitur), 13.432 . Analogous: o thochaiter . . . in bliadain uile o chóic lathib sescait [leg. -at] ar tri cetaib (= per trecentos . . . dies annus ducitur), PH 4934.

V Instrument :

(a) in strict sense: a n-asberthar ho giun what is uttered by mouth, Wb. 5d14 . ni labrátar uili ó ilbélrib all do not speak with many tongues, 12b22 . in sians ondid accobor limsa ícc cáich by which I wish to save every one, 12d23 , cf. 5c16 . arnaib gnimaib són dungniat som honaib ballaib hisin which they do with those members, Ml. 56b3 . combad ó lémum [léimim] dochúatár . . . tairse by leaping, FB 88. timchillid in coimdiu in cuthi o níul, PH 1223. in tíí rot-biath sib o maind nemda, 2825 . comba soleir duit o shuilib corpardha he, ZCP iv 384.10 . do chomarthaigh ó comhartha na croiche . . . é féin, BNnÉ 275 § 257. ros-eitseat o eirreadaibh dereoilibh clad themselves in wretched garments, CCath. 1073. ro ghabus oca cendsugud o briathraib áilghinaib, Ériu v 148.36 . la- brastar o bérlu aiṅglecdha, Ériu ii 100 § 7.

(b) after vbs. of filling, satisfying and kindred adjs.: in tí nach sástar o brethir Dé, PH 8381. ro línais mo meis o cech maith, 1359 . lan o rath in spiruta noim, 2258 . saithech o began satisfied with little, Ériu v 128.1 . coimlinta o dhaoinibh, Fl. Earls 258.2 .

(c) in adverbial expressions denoting way, manner, atten- dant circumstances: o nach mud etir (gl. omni modo), Sg. 25b11 . o tri modaib ordaigther in sollamainsea, PH 3600. o béss saegulla in secular fashion, Trip. 80.24 . munat ón chéill-si adeirthear in this sense, IGT Introd. § 28. gan shunnradh . . . ó shunnradh in an indefinite sense . . . in a definite one, § 73. as leó o cert an tsealb theirs by right, Leb. Gab.(i) i 254 n. 1 . go bhfuil agam ó dhligheadh . . . léim thar uimhir éigcinnte that I have a right to skip, Content. vi 86 . Rendering a Latin ablative: atbēla ō bhās, ITS xxxiv 58 § 29 (morte morieris, Gen. ii 17 ). na ro aiplium o thircur, ITS xxxiv 66 § 31 (ne forte moriamur, Gen. iii 3 ).

VI Agent (an extension of II):

(a) with passive vb.: cf. Enchir. Aug. 75a ( ZCP vii 482 ): quaestio . . . mihi (.i. dativus .i. óim) enodanda. amal non-nertar-ni ho dia, Wb. 14b13 . intí on gontar nech by whom some one is slain, Ériu iii 140.182 . tinólfaider uanni a muster will be made by us, CRR 22 (p. 32.6) . coro gabad o Iúdaidib ┐ coro crochad o míledu, PH 2363. cethri cinid . . . ó ngabtha rigi in domain, Ériu iv 174.5 . forfemdeass o neoch . . . techt 'na adhuicch none was able to oppose him, RC xiii 8.7 . ro forcóngradh ó Ṡenchan for filedaibh Erenn, ACL iii 4.21 .

Similarly with part. and participial adj.: adib scripthi-si ón spirut ye are written by the Spirit, Wb. 15a12 . ba hada- mraigthi . . . he ona hapstalu admired by, PH 685. Cf. also: peacadh Mhuire . . . ro ba ghlan uile ón Fhíréan, A. Ó Dálaigh li 10 (= ro ba ghlanta). mar tá tú uainne `the state I have brought Thee to', Dán Dé xviii 11.

(b) after verbal and kindred nouns (a later use than that of DO, the prep. commonly employed in Mid.Ir.): adrad in Maic óna trí druídib, Ériu ii 198.20 . arna rád ó tri húgdaraib, BColm. 2.11 . bás Anmchadha . . . ó Mhathghamhna, Ériu i 102.4 . trí conganta na nguthaidhe ó chonnsuinibh three cases in which vowels are reinforced by consonants, IGT Introd. § 18. gním an cét laí on dúilem, RC xxiv 372.10 . ata i cúibrech o ainglib Dé is held in chains by, PH 2038. a dhochar ón drochshaoghal `his sufferings from the cruel world', Dán Dé iv 12 .

VII In partitive sense, generally after an indef. or demonstr. pron. or numeral; in early Ir. only before pronouns, DE being used before subst. la nech huáin any one of us, Wb. 6b20 . cách uáib, 25a34 . rann uáibsi, 14c15 . is aen uaib nom- braithfi-sea, PH 2372. dias uaib two of you, Ériu i 118 § 10. cechtar bhuaind both of us, ZCP xiii 232.15 . antí bus coscrach uaib whichever of you conquers, TTebe 4392 . gibé uaibh lén háil coinntinn, Content. xxviii 59. tuarustal . . . da gach en- brucchaid uathaibh, ZCP viii 116 § 15. cethrar o marcachaib, Anecd. i 10.5 .

VIII Used with a noun to limit or define the application of a preceding adj. or noun:

(a) in respect of, with regard to , gen. after adj.: basa iudide ó écosc . . . nipsa iudide ó béssaib a Jew in appearance . . . a Jew in customs, Wb. 10d34 , 35 . marb hó thoil cholno dead as to the desire of the flesh, 19a17 . it hǽ ata dirgi ho chridiu upright in heart, Ml. 56a20 . cennais o menmain ┐ o fordreich, PH 1974. ba genmnaid o curp he, RC xii 334 z . do bhí . . . láidir ó bhríoghaibh, ITS xvi 2.20 . ro ócc o aeis too young in years, BCC § 63. gerb fada C.C. uatha ó corp . . . do bi sé faríu ó spiraid far from them in body . . . with them in spirit, § 274. cách fria chárus ó [oa, v.l.] thaig | inna árus ard-oenaig `each in due order by rank', Metr. Dinds. iv 150 y (`the house he lived in marked his social standing,' note). Cf. iii 368.41 : Medb ropo thúalnge ó [oa, v.l.] thaig = who was competent by virtue of her rank, descent? Similarly after a vb. or vn.: nech immaruimdethar o banscáil `who transgresses in respect of a woman', Ériu vii 140.1 . ar comaitecht do neuch o pecad `for accompanying someone in a sin', Mon. Tall. § 41. serc De o huilib nerttaib, o chridhi, o gnim, ACL iii 312 § 1. In the follg. exx. the primary sense is locative: don leith ó tír on the land side, CCath. 1740. do leth ón muir, from the sea side, 1909 .

(b) about, concerning : don badbscel ro innis o chelib the tragic tale he told of his companions, FB 70. nídat fíra na scéla sin on fhir út, PH 2668. ná rab tathmet o Blathmac that there should be no memory of B., BColm. 20.10 . nirb ail léo labairt o maith to speak of good, Aisl. Tond. 114 § 2. gan (ó bheith aige) . . . gan (ó bheith na égmhais) `gan' [= O.Ir. ocon] of what one has . . . `gan' [= O.Ir. cen] of what one is without, IGT Introd. § 67.

IX Used of distance (in time, space or order), to denote the initial point of measurement.

(a) of time: ó thossuch from the beginning, Wb. 7b11 . huand uair nundabertatar filistindi from the time the Philistines carried it off, Ml. 82d9 . ón challaind co alaili, Fél. Prol. 325. ón chind bliadna ca chéile from one end of the year to the other, CRR 11. ó luan taite ṡamna co taite n-imbuilc, TBC-LL¹ 2900. in cóicatmad laa o dómnach na hesergi, PH 5414. o Adam co tanic Christ, 3665 . niconfacae óa gein gusan aidchi sin, Mon. Tall. § 67. ni ro gab nech aili rigi nErenn o Niall ille from (the time of) N. on, RC xxiv 202.11 . So in a number of stereotyped expressions: ó chéin long ago, ó chianaib, ó sin (ṡin) amach (anall, ille) from that time forth, ón tráth-sa.

Rarely used to express duration of time: ataat alai[li] feid- ligte ho aimsir who endure awhile, Ml. 21d4 (= ad tempus aliquos manere). ex parte .i. o aimsir bicc . . . .i. tempore tantum , Wb. 5c2 . not-cloifither anosa ┐ scērthar frit do cumachtu . . . o chéin `for long', PH 3890 (elsewhere in PH ó chéin = long ago; a mistake for co cian?). Of point of time: olaili laithiu (= in die quadam), Lat. Lives 16.13 . olailiu domnuch, 17.10 (= olaili laithi, Trip. 124.16 ; olaili domnach, ib. 7 ).

(b) space: noí n-imdada ó thenid co fraigid, FB 2 ( LU 8051 ). ó ó go erboll, TBC-LL¹ 6159. is cían uait airm in-das-fil, 884 . téora fuithairbi on tig, FB 20. mile ceimenn seachtair o ballaigip na Romha, Fl. Earls 194.16 . atá flaith adamra fri gnúis do gnúis dóib úathib sáerdes south-east of them (lit. from them south-eastwards), FA 5. is fada daine ┐ cathracha buain [= uain], ZCP vi 293.10 . In later Mid.Ir. ó is replaced to a great extent by óthá, q.v.

(b 2) 3 sg. m./n. as adv. since, hence : teora bliadna ūadh, ZCP v 501.w . truagh mo chur i gcolainn ’s gan dul uadh go hinnill 'sad is my incarnation unless I go hence safely' Ir. Syll. Poetry 35 § 11 , Celtica iii 336 n. 4 .

(c) of series of other kinds: ro hinnisidh a scélu o thus co derith, IT i 128.10 . cech olc dogné nech o bic co mor, PH 6432 . réalt is mo shoillsigheas . . . on ghealaigh amach (i.e. next to the moon), Corp. Astron. 80.27 . idir dhéirc . . . urnuighthe aifreann is gach deighghníomh oile ó shoin amach all other good works besides, Keat. iii 3040.

(d) with reflex. pron. after vbs. of seeing, viewing, at (an indefinite) distance from oneself: adchonnairc uadha an dabach he saw before him, Ériu iii 156 x . docunncadur longa uadha furan muir, ZCP vi 294.15 . tiagam . . . do deiscin uainn for fertais Locha E., TBC-LL¹ 602. o thuc aichne air uada when he had recognized him some way off, TTebe 3299 . ba ler disi tochim na sluag uaithi she could clearly see the hosts advancing, 2649 . dochonnarc uaim . . . maighdean, Keat. Poems 410. Similarly after a noun: tecoscis in gilla dó Ulaid ar cach leth úad pointed out (the places in) Ulster on every side, TBC-LL¹ 1212. na maic sin a hÉrnaib úan from the distant Erainn, Metr. Dinds. iii 70.57 . dochonncadar . . . ar chnocaibh uathaibh iad on hills in the distance, ML 62.10 . a léine as leascc leam húaim `his tunic I am loth to behold', KMMisc. 348.9 .

X After noun or vb. expressing want,

(a) of the person needing (an extension of I): nad rabi ní ba esbaid úad that he lacked nothing, FB 4. comtis failtigide [sic leg.] d'fagbail [sic leg.] stelli a hesbaid uathib that they might rejoice the more to find the star because it had disappeared from them, PH 7013. nach tessta do treigib rigachta uadha that he lacked no royal characteristics, RC x 182.4 . In late lang. common after subst. vb.: atá ní uaim I am without; I want : ná bí uaim acht agam `be mine, keep not aloof', A. Ó Dálaigh l 17. biaidh uainne go bráth ag Íor tús ar gcreach we have forfeited for ever to I. the leadership of our raids, Content. xxviii 31. isin laithe . . . in badh móo ro baoi úaidhibh for chalma do dhenomh when they had most need to show valour, Hugh Roe 316.19 (f. 82b) . an ni a bhios uaidhe d'faghail, Luc. Fid. 200.6 . Cf. cia hé an duine . . . do rachadh gan ádhbhar mor uaidh air gusan áit a mbiadh pláigh? without strong reason for it, Mac Aingil 211.8 .

In follg. exx. the prep. is equivalent to the dat. incommodi: duine . . . óna bhfuair moran da cairdib . . . bās many of whose friends had died, BCC § 109. in airdríghan ro bo marbh uadha féin whom he had lost by death, CCath. 1454. gur leor uireas- bhadh Thuaithe R. .i. O Flannagáin do mharbhadh uatha the loss sustained by the T.R. through the fall of O'F., Maguires of F. § 17.

(b) rarely of the thing needed; this construction seems con- fined to the vb. adilcnigidir and may be an imitation of the Lat. constr. of egere, indigere with abl. ata coicthi ón aidilcnig- thir ecna ┐ latar na psalmb five things which the knowledge . . . of the psalms requires, Hib. Min. 8.245 . ni aidilcniget o nach airchisecht, Alex. 851 , cf. 849 . co ro aidilgniged Ísu o fortacht aingel (= indigebat adiutorio angelorum), PH 4841 , cf. 6256 .

oráit

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oráit or dil.ie/33938

Forms: oróit, oráit, oráid, oraoid

n i, f. (Lat. oratio ) O.Ir. oróit; later oráit, oráid. oraoid, IGT Dec. § 13.17 .

(a) a prayer (prob. a ritual prayer rather than an extempore one): orait ab oratione .i. airnaigthi, Corm. Y 1014 = oróit, Corm. p. 34. `oráit' bennacht, Metr. Gl. Ff. 29 (óraoid v.l.). issed canir . . . oróit `Columbai sancte súme nos . . .', Mon. Tall. 8. rom-bith oróit let, a Maire! (= pray for me), Hy. vi 23 . aroit lem, a cleirich! pray for me, MacCongl. 125.6 . ima ndernai[s]-siu t'oróit, 17.8 (verse). geb arait damsa im na curcha dia comgi ar na conu alltae, BColm. 54.7 . Esp. in formula: oróit do (ar) a prayer [is asked] for . . ., common on tombstones (generally contracted ō), see Thes. ii 286 , 287 . orait do Moelmhuiri, LU 2764 (entry of year 1345). oráid do Domnall, 2766 . pl. dognit oraite . . . ina ttengaidh uodén, Fl. Earls 122.7 .

(b) a speech, oration (cf. W. arawd), late use: dorinne sé oraíd dóibh, Acts xii 21 . maille re uersaidhip ┐ oraidip laitne, Fl. Earls 36.17 .

1 ortha

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Forms: órtha

n n, f. (Lat. oratio , older derivative than oráit) ortha artha [orrtha, árrtha add. H], IGT Dec. § 8.7 . In late lang. also órtha, -st.

A prayer, esp. a formal or memorized one, whether recited or sung:

(a) of Christian worship: a canar dind offriund . . . iter introit ┐ orthana `prayers', Thes. ii 252.14 ( Stowe M. 64b ). Níníne écess doríne in n-orthainn-sse, ii 322.2 ( Hy. iii pref. ). co n-orthonaib (of Tabernacle worship), SR 4323. orda (.i. guide), ZCP v 486.7 (B. na f.). Misereatur ┐c .i. orrtha as gnáth do rádh san absolóid, Mac Aingil 332.12 . ag radh na horrthan so, Parrth. Anma 324.12 . ro gab .l. salm ┐ .l. orthan, Cog. 196.27 . As -st.: an aoine órtha .i. an ched- aoine don corghas, BNnÉ 219 n. 2 . tri caoca salm . . . dá chét orrtha, O'Gr. Cat. 637.25. Of heathen worship: gabaidh .iiii. horthana for cét frisna deibh, Marco P. 170.

(b) an incantation, spell, charm : iptha ┐ éle ┐ arthana, TBC-LL¹ 3638 , cf. 3640 . do chuir orrtha innte do tromugud a codulta put a spell on it (a bed), RC xix 154.5 ( Fier. 136 ). ar n-órtha chodail our sleep-charm, TD 25.7 . sribh . . . 'na orthain d'ḟir ḟiabhrasa, IGT Dec. ex. 1023. im arthan bewitched butter (?), ex. 299 . orthana filidechta (used in healing), O'Gr. Cat. 239.30 . aos órtha `chanters' (of lampoonists), Ó Bruad. ii 138.3 .

1 próis

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Forms: prós

n f. (Lat. prosa) prose : in tre metur fa tre prois ro ceta int psailm?, Hib. Min. 6.186 ; ib. 175 . sailm iar prois . . . sailm iar fersaib, Laws v 24.7 Comm. intan is filideacht . . . in tan is bairdni . . . in tan is phrois, Auraic. 782 . arna ro[b] prois amal aisti na ndaerbard, 1589 . ceithri gnei for prois o reim four kinds of declension in prose (?), 791 . do fhoclaibh na proise, 834 . prois .i. sgailead (i.e. oratio soluta), H 3.18 p. 62b ( O'Curry 1371 ). Mod. prós (próis).

ro-cluinethar

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Forms: rocluiniur-sa, rocluinethar, nís-cluinethar, rochluinemmar, rochlúinetar, cluinte, cluinnte, cluinti, cluin, cluinem, rochluined, chluined, rocloor, chloor, clór-sa, clor-sa, condam-cloither-sa, ro-cloither, ro-domchloathar, cloodar, rocloammar, cloamar, rocloatar, cloadar, clóra, clórat, ra-cload, ro-das-cload, cloath, cloimmis, cloitis, ro-clótís, rot-chechladar, rond-cechladar, nos-cechla, ceclos, concechlabat, con-cechlafat, cechlaind, rochualae, rochualai, rochuala, rochúala, rocuala-su, rochuale, rom-chualae, ronda-cu[a]lae, níscualae, conid-chuale, cúala, rochualammar-ni, racualid, cualaid-si, rochualatar, cú[a]latar, rocluinter, rocechlastar, concechlastar, cechlaiter, rocechlastai, rochlos, roclos, closs, rachlas, rochlús, roclossa, rocloth, cloth, cloith, chlothi, clúas, chluas, chluais, cloistecht, cloistin, cluinsin, rus-clousa, rus-cl

v depon.

Early forms: pres. 1 s. rocluiniur-sa, LU 6899 ( BDD 50 ). 3 s. rocluinethar, Wb. 12c22 , cf. 12c46 . TBC-I¹ 2973 , 3603 . nís-cluinethar, Ml. 21b2 . 1 pl. rochluinemmar, Ml. 112b13 . 3 pl. rochlúinetar, Wb. 11b6 . imp. 2 s. cluinte, Ml. 136a10 . SR 1842 , 2480 . Fél. Ep. 314 , 365 , 425 . LU 5493 ( TBC-I¹ 1014 ). cluinnte, Corm. Y 100 . cluinti, SR 3334 . cluin, 2441 (common Mid.Ir. form). 1 pl. cluinem, 3315 . impf. 3 s. rochluined, LL 260a27 ( IT i 72.5 ). nod chluined , ib. 28 . subj. pres. 1 s. rocloor, Wb. 23d2 . nicon chloor , 23b41 . na clór-sa , LL 280a18 . dia clor-sa , 147a2 . 2 s. condam-cloither-sa, Ml. 21b6 . ro-cloither, Mon. Tall. 136.15 . 3 s. ro-domchloathar, Thes. ii 358.2 ( Hy. vii ). cloodar, Ériu i 118.12 (Aided Áenfir Aífe). 1 pl. rocloammar, Ml. 112b12 . co cloamar , CCath. 4520 (archaism). 3 pl. rocloatar, Ml. 70a2 . dia cloadar som, Mon. Tall. 137.6 . Later forms: 3 s. dá clóra , Ériu i 130.37 ( LL 46b8 ). 3 pl. co clórat , TBC-LL¹ 4939 ( LL 95a18 ). subj. impf. 3 s. ra-cload, Ml. 43c13 . ro-das-cload, Hy. v 53 . ni cloath , Ériu iii 104 § 40 (Rule of Ailbe). 1 pl. mani cloimmis , Wb. 26b23 . 2 pl. r-a-chlóithe, 24d21 . 3 pl. coni cloitis , 5a8 . ro-clótís, LU 6898 ( BDD 50 ). fut. 3 s. rot-chechladar, Wb. 28d16 . rond-cechladar, Ml. 53b27 . nos-cechla, LL 47a12 ( RC xxix 211 § 6 ). rel. ceclos, Blathm. § 135 (MS) . 3 pl. concechlabat, TBC-LL¹ 1055 . con-cechlafat, 802 (late forms with b- inflexions). cond. 1 s. ar na cechlaind , Anecd. ii 7 z . pret. 1 s. rochualae, Mon. Tall. 140.22 . rochualai, 132.6 . rochuala, 157.4 . 2 s. rochúala, Wb. 28c22 . rocuala-su, Ml. 50d7 . 3 s. rochuale, Wb. 5a7 . rom-chualae, Ml. 130b11 . ronda-cu[a]lae, 124d6 . níscualae, 59a13 , cf. 95c9 . conid-chuale, 20a2 . co cúala , LU 1954 ( FA 2 ). 1 pl. rochualammar-ni, Wb. 5a7 . 2 pl. racualid, 22a23 . innád cualaid-si , 5a21 . 3 pl. rochualatar, 30a11 , cf. 5a8 , 12d28 . ní cú[a]latar , Ml. 102d7 . Pass. pres. s. rocluinter, LU 2199 . PH 3755 . fut. s. rocechlastar, TBC-I¹ 3379 = concechlastar, TBC-LL¹ 5583 ( LL 100a25 ). pl. cechlaiter , LL 47a11 ( RC xxix 211 § 6 ). cond. s. rocechlastai, LU 7180 ( BDD 85 ). pret. s. rochlos, Wb. 23c11 . Thes. ii 292 . 17 ( Ml. Poems ii ). roclos, TBC-LL¹ 2611 , cf. 1020 . noco closs , 3673 . rachlas, 2786 . rochlús, SR 769 (metri gratiâ). ? pl. roclossa, LL 23a22 . A Mid.Ir. sing. formation from the participle is rocloth, LU 1464 , 6595 ; co cloth , LU 5445 , 5499 , 5453 , 5470 , 5473 (= con cloith , TBC-I¹ 998 YBL), 5483 . Part. g s m. in chlothi , Ml. 48b3 (gl. exauditi). Vn. O.Ir. clúas; dat. do chluas , Wb. 23c2 . acc. cen mu chluais without hearing me , Ml. 130b11 . Later cloistecht, cloistin, cluinsin.

In the Mid.Ir. period treated as an active vb. of regular conjugation; the stem cluin- appears in subj. and fut. (for late formations from clo- see above). A curious perf. is 1 s. rus-clousa, LB 35a68 ( PH 1579 ); cf. the stem clois- in later language; 3 s. rus-cl, LB 62a17 ( Three Hom. 52.30 ). The perf. forms act. and pass. continue in use down to the Mod.Ir. period. The preverb ro- is commonly replaced by ad- (at-, it-) or do-.

Hears (a sound, tidings, etc.): auchide .i. cluinnte quasi aure accipe , Corm. Y 100 . rocluinethar cách in fogur, Wb. 12c22 . an rochluinemmar hua chluasaib, Ml. 112b13 . dia cluintis in fogur sin nos gébad ule crith, FA 14 . mani cloimmis for ndrogscéla unless we heard ill reports of you , Wb. 26b23 . airm in nā closs guth, Ériu ii 136.8 . benait cluig . . . go gclos fon mbaile uile iad, Fl. Earls 52.3 . With pers. obj. (often = listens to): cách rot-chechladar oc precept, Wb. 28d16 . nom cluin-se anosa, a Dé!, PH 1209 . cenel . . . nach adrann ┐ nach cluin ar ṅdee-ni, 1403 . Folld. by LA or ó of the person heard: clunem-ni latt let us hear [it] from you , TBC-LL¹ 3176 . is hed rochuala la Crundmael, Mon. Tall. 72 , cf. pp. 132.6 , 133.18 . mar dochluinim las cach cléir, Ériu ii 50 § 1 . cluineam uait, TBC-I¹ 2361 . Occas. with LA and reflex. pron.: cluinte lat, á Íssu, do deórudán lobur, Fél. Ep. 365 , cf. 425 . Folld. by a statement in oratio recta: rocualai, ol sessem, is hi figil . . . la Duiblitir, Mon. Tall. 129.12 . With vn. phrase: dia cloadar-som indí sin do denam dúini if they hear that we perform it , Mon. Tall. 137.6 . roclos fón tír uli a thoduscad-side a bbās, PH 4467 . do clos fon cathraigh uili Gyi do beith gallrach, ZCP vi 25.35 . ní closs terce brait ná bíd ar Dáil Chais, Metr. Dinds. iii 310.105 . ní clos a druim fria eccraittibh ittir, AFM vi 1874 y .

Hears of: Brega Tea . . . rocluinter úair ba haird-ben `B.T. is famed', Metr. Dinds. i 6.18 . nech bad chalmu noco closs, TBC-LL¹ 3673 . nocha cuala a comháluinn I have not heard of its equal for beauty , Ériu iv 112 § 1 . ní chuala thech | isin glind-sea I never heard of a house in this glen , RC vii 296.103 . acht go ccluinit an cíos so aga iarraidh, BNnÉ 248.8 . a chatha 's a chongala | úaim nos cechla cách, RC xxix 211 § 6 .

salm

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Forms: pshailm, psailm, psalm, sailm, sailm, sailm, salmu, psalmu, psailm, salmaib, sailm, salma

n o, m. (Lat. psalmus) later somet. psalm (with silent p, cf. g s. in pshailm , PH 1096 . n p. int psailm , Hib. Min. 2.60 ). n s. in s.¤ , Ml. 14a4 , 26b10 . in psalm , Hib. Min. 6.172 . g s. ind sailm , Ml. 26a2 . int sailm , 24d18 . d s isint s.¤ , 14b6 . n du. da s.¤ , 26c1 . a du. da s.¤ , 26c2 . n p. int sailm , 30a9 , 139a6 . na hocht sailm, Hib. Min. 4.125 . g p. inna s.¤ , Ml. 26c6 . a p. salmu, Wb. 12d41 . Hib. Min. 4.122 . ina psalmu , ib. 127 . inna psailm , 7.238 . d p. salmaib, Ml. 27c10 . 133d2 . s.¤ m. (g s. sailm, n p. sailm, salma), IGT Decl. § 60 .

A psalm : s. gl. psalmus, Ir. Gl. 467 . as ṅdu doiri babelone ro gabt[h]a in[t] sailm fil isint saltair, Ml. 139a6 . gaibed cách á salmu, Wb. 12d41 . s.¤ digrad `the Gradual', Thes. ii 252.17 . is Duid a oenur ro gab . . . na psalmu, Hib. Min. 5.163 . canaid cét s.¤ cech naidchi, Thes. ii 315.5 ( Hy. ii 30 ). tresan s.¤ n-erdraicc .i. Miserere mei, Deus, PH 6481 . co ro canait sailm ┐ imanda leo, 958 . ceall o teit cloc ┐ s.¤ , Laws v 118.5 . ro ordaigset . . . cloc ┐ s.¤ do eclais, LU 9786 . ro lég Macc Nisse a shalmu ic Pátraic, Trip.² 1880 (i.e. learnt Latin, the Psalms being the medium of instruction for beginners). mac in chléirig ar in cuairt | do gabáil co suairc na s.¤ , Ériu ix 49.4 . salma senais, riaghail ócc, | dob iadsin míana Máodhóg `psalms for old age, rule for the young', BNnÉ 279.30 . sailm aurnaichti `psalms of prayer', Mon. Tall. 5 (128.27) . gabais salmmu escaine foraib maledictory psalms, Trip.² 1302 , cf. Trip. 476.1 (psalmu). exairsisti . . . gabus na salmad aithrigi penitential psalms, O'Curry 308 ( H 3.18, 170 ). is s.¤ sloindes mórnert | is félire fírchert, Fél. Ep. 155 (of the Félire Oengusa). Of a person: Sillán s.¤ cech lobair | i ṅImbliuch cain canair, ib. Sept. 11 (with gloss: s.¤ .i. oratio , 206.7 ), cf. PBocht 18.16 cited s.v. saltair. s.¤ darab tosach Té Deum, DDána 59.12 . truagh nach salma dhuid an dán, IGT Decl. ex. 1462 . is ionann s.¤ ┐ duan nó dán, Keat. i 90.34 . canuidh sailm dhó, 1 Chron. xvi 9 . ro chelebhairsiot . . . psalma . . . do raith a anma, AFM ii 800.17 .

Compds. ¤chanóin: sech cech psalm-canoin sochraidh `every dignified psalm-canon', Leb. Gab.(i) 94.9 = salmchanóin, LL 6b43 = salmchanoin, BB 28b1 . ¤chétal psalmody: salmchetal cach trāth, Ériu ii 56 § 11 . sailmchetal ┐ aurnaigti, Mon. Tall. 65 (153.5) . tricha tailgenn . . . ag salm-cheadul, MR 182.18 . er salmcedla co soillse, LB 275a25 = ar s[h]ailmcétlaib, Med. and Mod. Ir. Ser. iv 581 . frisan sailmchetal gan acht, BCC 198 (198.11) . ¤chétlach psalm-singer: trí fichid sagart psalm-ghlan seirbhīseach, ┐ trí fichit psalm-chéadladh (leg. chéadlach?), Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 26.18 . adeir an psailmcheadlach, Mac Aingil 5705 . gurab orra labhras an Sailmcheadlach, Desid. 4871 . adeir an Psailmcheadlach, 4416 . briathra an tSailmcheadluigh, 6596 . ¤chétlaid a psalm-singer; a psalmist : sailmcetlaid gl. psalmista, Ir. Gl. 3 . dethbir etir shailmcetlaid na ngrad n-ecna ┐ n-eclaisi, Laws v 24.6 Comm . Benen a shalmchetlaid, LL 353d43 ( Trip. 266 n . ). in salmcetlaid (of David), PH 4448 . cor ba salmchetlaide togaide in choimded, 5585 . Duid . . . ┐ a psalmchetlaidi imbi, Hib. Min. 7.238 . ba psalm-cetlaidh . . . amail Dauid, BNnÉ 20.6 . for reicclésaibh . . . na sruithedh psailm-cettlaigh .i. Mainistir Dúin na ngall, AFM vi 2252.6 . Cf. an Sailmcheadlach, Desid. 4872 . ¤chétlaid sings a psalm/the psalms: psailmcheadlaim gl. psallo , Cín Chille Cúile 405 (Latin-Irish dictionary in NLW MS Peniarth 184) . ¤chíallach one versed in psalms: sailm-chiallach, BNnÉ 20.6 v.l. (psalmcetlaidh, text). rob iad sin seacht sailmchialluibh (leg. -aigh) Ciaráin psalmists, Celt. Rev. x 132.27 . ¤dercach (dérc-?) compar. ba . . . togaidi salmdercachu . . . annas gach bandscal, YBL 155b44 . ¤gabál psalm-singing: affrind, slechtain, salm-gabáil, Metr. Dinds. iii 22.276 . ¤gein: ó Charmein fo chísu cacht | co s. Ísu iar ndóennacht `the psalm-sung birth of Jesus', Metr. Dinds. iii 8.84 . ¤glan: ba hé in set sluagach s. (of David), SR 5822 . ¤glaine: ceol na psalm go psalmgloine, Anecd. ii 24 § 8 . ¤glicc: slog mor solustai . . . s., PH 8320 . ¤thech: sailmthech . . . selbait nōib (of Armagh), Bruchst. i § 146 ; cf. ZCP iii 36.6 (salmthech), AFM ii 720.x (psailmtheach). ¤thráth: libair bána | leis a ngabar salm-thrátha `canonical psalmody', SG 52.2 ¤scríbdid psalm-writer: salmscribdid, Ml. 14a6 .

umal

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Forms: huimlib, Uma

adj o-ā (Lat. humilis; d p. huimlib, ZCP vii 312 § 27 . Cf. the abstr. umla(e), uimle) humble; obedient : umal quasi humilis latine , Corm. Y 1297 . nach gním umal bad hé dongneith (gl. humilibus consentientes), Wb. 5d27 . munup umal in ceile, Laws ii 196.14 Comm. bát umal múnta ó gáethaib, LU 3490 ( SCC 26 ), bat umal corbot ūasal `be humble that you may be exalted,' RC xlv 17 (= Thurn., Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 14 § 3.7 . ba humal gurab uasal, Anecd. iii 13.16 ). oibid .i. umal, ... bui oibidh .i. robui curb umhal, O'Dav. 1320 (ref. to ACC 80 ). aes óg, sacairt, leignidi, | is aés humal, ... |, SR 4391 . int āes umal imīsel, Ériu iii 30 § 6 . munter umal, aurlaithe, | nád epir ní reg, 106 § 45 . ba faith humal, ennac, óg (of Samuel), SR 5379 . Ísu, ... ba hidan umal, PH 3304 . in t-í is umal ┐ is inísel, 5833 . ... go mbí an ghlóir d'áirithe ag an druing bhíos umhal ó spioraid, TSh. 8144 . dona grásuibh bheith umhal `humility is one of the graces,' TD 38.1 . a mbeatha umhal is ísioll, DDána 27a 11 . croidhe uiríseal umhal, 37.41 . g s m. clíar már Marcill umail, Fél. Sept. 28 . buaid ṅIchtbrichtáin umail, Fél. Dec. 8 . d s. m. ic Erimón umal, Metr. Dinds. i 6.13 . d s. f. dá bhfuair 'na hinghin umhail | an sduaigh mbinnghil mbanamhail `modest' TD 1.23 . n p. na sé mná umhia aile, DDána 55.8 . a p. do arduigh sé na dáoine umhla, Luke i 52 . d p. bí eagna ag na daóinibh umhla, Proverbs xi 2 .

Compar.: do ráidh Dia ... | umhla Muire Magh-da-léan | damh iná an uile fhíréan, Dán Dé v 29 . umhla ná gach ógh oile | máthair Meic na trócaire, A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 25 . ní as umhla ná umhal, PBocht 8.3 . Superl.: an tslat chumhra ... | is í as umhla dá hubhall `the lowliest on the tree,' Ir. Monthly 1930, 152 § 23 ( DDána p. 157 ).

u.¤ (do)chum ready to: ... nach lughaide do bhádar umhal chum a dhíola, Maguires of F. 44z .

u.¤ do obedient, submissive, subject to: bí umal do'n aos aimhnirt `affable, gentle,' O'Gr. Cat. 485y . bígidh uile umhal dá chéile, 1 Peter v 5 . is imdha tír ... ata umhal don imper Gregach, Maund. 21 . trían curadh tíad in gach tír, | gidh umhal iad don airdrígh, L. Cl. A. B. 95z . fer nach umhal do nós Gall, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 189.1 . oir ataim umhal doiph `I accept their verdict' (i.e. that of scholars), 136.23 . do gab braighde ar Mac Giollapatraic le bheith umhol dó `as a token of submission to him,' Mart. Don. xxix 28 . ní fuilid umal don phápa na don eclais Romhánaigh, Maund. 26 . biódh ... umhal dona cumhachdaibh, Romans xiii 1 . umhal d'ḟior ionaid Chriosd, Parrth. Anma 97.12 ( Luc. Fid. 53 ). do chléir fá ní is umhal é, Ir. Monthly 1923, 533 § 33 ( DDána p. 352 ). is umul sin (sc. sanguine humour) do dilegad, Rosa Angl. 306.8 .

u.¤ le ready, willing to: atámaoid umhal le bhar gcíos do thabhairt dhíbhsi, Maguires of F. § 50 .

is u.¤ le: do'n cheol chanait gan phudar | lem do bud umal anud I should be willing to stay , SG 347.14 .

Compd.: umail-gég: ní beó bláth na n-umhailghég (: Mairghrég) `of the lowly branches,' Ir. Review 1913, 136 . Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 108 . do bí ... go habaidh umhalgnímach 'she was ... mature and humble in deed', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 179 § 30 .

With co: adúbhairt go rachadh go húmhal a ndáil chatha `readily' i.e. willingly , ML 14.4 . nir fed enduine acu a tocbail ... teid fen da hindsaige, ┐ do glac sé í, ┐ do erich sí les co humhal (of a Cross), BCC § 215 . oibrigh sí go humhal worketh willingly , Proverbs xxxi 13 . do aontoigh é go humhal, TD 31.34 . ica comallad co humal, Three Hom. 14.8 . ... ná toghadh neach | bheith dó go humhal áiseach `humble and servile' (of conduct of a king), TD 20.3 . in t-othar co humal do `submissive,' Rosa Angl. 278.14 .

As subst. a humble, obedient person: n s. atcota umal (v.l. umla) álgine, Anecd. iii 11.12 . atcota umal ordan, 13.4 . RC xlv 67 . (of St. Cainnech:) is umal ordnide, ACL iii 221.3 . an t-umhal ó spioraid, TSh. 8143 (= an duine umhal a spioraid, Proverbs xxix 23 ). suas ar neamh théid an t-umhal, 8148 . a s. trí forindet cach n-umal, Triads 191 . ná dearmuid an t-umhal, Psalms x 12 . g s. urnaighthe an umhail (= oratio humiliantis), TSh. 7207 . tug an Tighearna dá aire urnaighthe an umhail, 7213 . contrárdha ... dá cheile atá ceann innmhe an díomsaigh ┐ an umhail, 8147 . d s. forindet .i. doní faisnéis ar in umhal, Triads 191 gl. a p. do arduigh na humhail=exaltavit humiles, TSh. 8153 . g p. sás mórtha na n-umhal é `exalter of the humble,' Studies 1919, 75 . Cf. co n-ēchtaib umal with deaths of subject folk , Arch. Hib. ii 73 § 45 . d p. dona huimlib dobeir rath `lowly,' ZCP vii 312 § 27 .

As npr. m.: Uma, BDD 84 (humal Y).