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1 acht

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(freq. act in O. Ir. glosses). See GOI § 908 . Later ach.

I As prep. with accus. (see Ériu xvii 79 , ZCP xxv 237 , Ériu lx 137-42 )

(a) save, except (lit. outside, Thurn.): cách act tiamthe `every one save Timothy', Wb. 23d5 . bacc de echaib a.¤ serrchu, Laws ii 118.9 . a.¤ cuit naige fine, iv 194.26 . roslechtsat do Patric a.¤ cóicḟir all except five bowed to P., Trip.² 1652 . fiche a.¤ sé bliadna i.e. 14 years, LL 15069 . ar di-legad síl Dubthaig Daīl ... acht claind Moathaire 'for [all] the descendants of Dubthach the Beetle were destroyed ... except for the kindred of Mothaire', Aided Echach 96 §4 (g) (h) . di-legath síl Dubthig Dōeltengath and act cethra conchuiriu, Aided Echach 94 § 1​ . achd ré n-aithrighe d'fhagháil save that there was time for repentance, DDána 64.9 .

(b) More freq. after neg. vb. as in: act aní ropridchussa dúib (nothing) save gl. nihil . . . sapietis, Wb. 20b4 . nand asse díchenglad cor mbél . . . inge (acht, MS) nóe curu it is not proper to dissolve contracts . . . except for nine contracts . . . Ériu xvii 66 §§ 4 , 5 .

(c) Hence in sense of Engl. only, merely , etc. (cf. Fr. ne . . . que): ar ni arilsem-ni act dígail for we have deserved only punishment, Wb. 20d14 . ni bí nach dethiden foir act fognam do día his only care is to serve God, 10b9 . ni gessid . . . act búaid precepte, 26a34 . nicon chloor act for caínscél, 23b41 . connaccon bet a.¤ degnimai less so that he may have only good works, Ml. 129a9 . ní rádat som a.¤ bréic ┐ togaís they speak only lies and deceit, 31a18 . in tan nád techtat a.¤ oin aimsir `when they have only one time', Sg. 5a10 . nī fūar a ssēt a.¤ Maire `I have found not her like save Mary', Thes. ii 349.4 (Hy. v). a.¤ fo thri nico rotroisci M. `that M. never fasted but thrice', Mon. Tall. 157.5 (§ 72) muna bed a.¤ don dornsann ní himtecar la suidaib, Laws iv 158.5 . nach ístais biad . . . a.¤ biad Conchobair, IT i 75.15 . conna-ruc a.¤ oīnchois ūaim, Sc.M² 12 . ni boi arm la Hiruath . ... a.¤ bocṡlaitt moir, PH 850 (a.¤ bocslat mor, v.l., ZCP xiv 147.7 ). na déantar lámh dhearg a.¤let none but her be outlawed(?) Dán Dé ix 9 . nach fuil a.¤ talam ┐ luaith san cholainn daonna nothing but earth and ashes, TSh. 432 . gan a.¤ mac tíre 'na sesamh rena brollach only a wolf standing at her breast (instead of her own calf), BNnÉ 164 § 34 . Note also: dearna a láimhe a.¤ a lámh oile / clár do b'áilne snoidhe sain, DDána 32.22 , where a neg. is implied (see notes).

(d) With emphasising nammá, amáin: a.¤ comparit neutair nammá gl. non inuenitur nisi neutri generis, Sg. 41a8 . act seircc ndée tantum (= nammá) gl. non quaerit quae sua sunt, Wb. 12c2 . a.¤ nammá renders Lat. nisi forte, 9d21 , 12c32 . a.¤ éolas nammá, TBFr. 392 . ní thérna díb a.¤ oenchóicer namá, BDD² 1494 . teach . . . cen dorus . . . a.¤ seinistir ┐ forleas namá a house without any door but a window and skylight only, 81 . a.¤ dá angel amáin ní bátar and, LL 291a3 . ní bhí a.¤ an moladh amháin / ní don domhan a.¤ díoláimh `save praise alone', TD 31.8 . a.¤ trōcaire Dé amhāin, Fl. Earls 134.20 .

(e) So also with follg. mad (cf. acht má as conjunction infra): a.¤ mad a claind `unless it be her (own) children' (gl. docere autem mulieri non permitto), Wb. 28b13 . ni ruc . . . claind . . . a.¤ mad óeningin, IT i 130.14 . nád aithgainethar . . . a.¤ mad indred n-indligthech, Críth G. 564 . noco ria nech dib ar éc . . . a.¤ mad Essu ┐ Caleb, SR 4732 . a.¤ mad aenfer, Anecd. i 63 § 115 . indis dam firindi, riam nucha n-ebartais a.¤ mad guth ceart, Fen. 156.21 . ni bhíodh neach aga ghoire a.¤ madh na hoighe allaid `save only the deer', ZCP i 64 § 57 .

(f) Hence in adv. phrase a.¤ (mad) becc lit. except (but only) a little, hence almost: combo marb a.¤ bec until he was almost dead, LU 3290 ( SCC 8 ). a mboi de ór . . . oca a.¤ becc almost all the gold they had, PH 999 . fāsughudh C. . . . a.¤ becc `almost total devastation', RC xvii 384.23 (Tig.). corloiscit cella fer Midhi a.¤ mad becc, 389.7 .

II As conjunction

(a) In sense save only that, except that (folld. by nasalising rel. clause in O.Ir., see GOI § 503 ) (freq. with nammá): ro legsat canóin amal rundalégsam-ni a.¤ ronda-sáibset-som tantum `they have read the Scripture text as we have read it save only that they have perverted it', Ml. 24d24 . accobor la mmenmuin maid do imradud act nandléicci concupiscentia carnalis , Wb. 3d13 . Borg Emna ro tetha / a.¤ mairte a clocha `save that its stones remain', Fél. Prol. 194 . is bēlra dligthech concanat, a.¤ nat aithgnet cluasa dōine, Ériu ii 118 § 54 . a.¤ nach deachaidh tar muir Manann, riámh ní rosgabh rí ba fearr, Keat. ii 5755 . So also in the following (where rel. not marked): haue a.¤ ro noebad / do Dunlang `a grandson, save that he has been hallowed, of D.', Fél. April 11 . manid caindleóracht in tige as ail duit do chosnamh a.¤ namá bid mó bas loscud don tig oldás bas suillse don tegluch except that the house is more likely to catch fire than its inmates to get light, LU 9197 ( FB 92 ). conrotacht . . . a tech . . . fo chosmailius na Cráebrúadi . . . a.¤ nammá ro derscaigestar a tech so . . . do thigib inna hamsiri, 8046 ( FB 1 ). coro ṡollsigset in catraig na dluma derga . . . a.¤ ni loisctís nech nama without however burning anyone, LB 152b41 .

(b) With má, mani, cé (see Vendryes, Ériu xvi 21f. ). With má except if, unless: act ma chotchela gl. numquid Israhel non cognouit, Wb. 5a9 . act massu made in chretem rochretsid gl. nisi frustra credidistis, 13a34 . act mad melltach lassin fer `unless it be agreeable to the husband', 9d17 . act mad óentu dúib occa gl. ex consensu, 9d22 . tír Cannain . . . / nista . . . / a.¤ ma rannait . . . / for meic iar for n-adnacul unless your sons divide it SR 4735 . ní dligther fothud a thige do neoch . . . a.¤ ma ḟrisnasar a ḟlaith, Críth G. 79 . nocho chumcaid-si imchaisin Críst a.¤ ma blasti bás ar thús, Trip.² 1147 . ní talla a léni de a.¤ mad fria huaim `he may not take off his shirt except it be to stitch it', Ériu vii 140 . Note also: a.¤ má dothísad Arddrí secht nime dó ní reg-sa, Trip.² 1354 .

(c) With mani except if . . . not. So in some early exx., but later = a.¤ má or mani: a.¤ manidchomalnid a rropridchad dúib gl. nisi forte reprobi estis (you show that God is in you except you fulfil not what has been preached to you, Wb. 18b7 . ni ba messi dogena a.¤ manimléicther ind it is not I who will do it unless I am not allowed in i.e. provided I am not forbidden to enter, RC xxv 26.9 . noco mberthar uaimse ait na halma ass (leg. a.¤ Vendryes, loc. cit.) manip aúrderg limsa, LU 5029 (TBC) unless I do not consider them visible i.e. worthy of being seen (Vendryes). a.¤ minab edrud ┐ grian, `provided it be not between thee and the sun', Ériu viii 122.28 . In follg. exx. = a.¤ má, a.¤ mani: ni segar baithis acht menip dóig bes marb in gein unless the child seems likely to die, Ériu ii 208 § 32 . fotdáilfind i n-ilpartib . . . a.¤ manibad F. were it not for F. LU 5673 (TBC). ?is mesi . . . dliges a caurathmir a.¤ mani brister anfír form unless I am treated unfairly, LU 8986 ( FB 74 ). ni raga ass . . . a.¤ manit ainge ben unless a woman protect you, 3352 ( SCC 14 ). ní maith duit imthecht t'oenur a.¤ mani[d] dáil fir no thēig, Fing. R. 91 . acht mana maidi in talam found unless the ground breaks under us, TBC-I¹ 3577 = mono thaeth (muna maidhi, muna maoighthfe v.ll.), TBC-LL¹ 5975 . ni ra cotail C. risin re sin, a.¤ mani chotlad fithisin ṁbic . . . C. did not sleep during that time except for a little while, 2473 = a.¤ mad mani chotlad, LU 6338 . nach fer gentor a.¤ mona bentar a cend de unless his head is cut off, RC xii 88 § 99 . a.¤ mana bera lat in topur so `unless you take away this well', Lism. L. 4669 . a.¤ muna faghbam ní dar cobair orra sin ní bia duine a mbethaid unless we can find something to protect us from them there will not be a person alive, Acall. 6174 . ní dénann urchóitt do neach acht mona derna nech urcóit di, Maund. 33 . nad ḟetar-sa . . . act manip íat in Galían, CRR 11 . a.¤ munab í M. th' iarraidh, Eachtra Uill. 4300 .

(d) With cia even though, even if: act ci nip lour `even though it be not sufficient', Wb. 11d15 . nach facamur riamh roimhi, / a.¤ gér cian ar comnoide though long has been our sojourn, Ériu iv 114.32 . tu easbal dob annsa leis /. . ./ a.¤ ger ionmhuin gach easbal, Dán Dé i 9 . ba menmarc leis co mberadh buaidh a.¤ ge bhadar ced fan fer `he wished to defeat them even though they were a hundred to one', Stair Erc. 1471 . acht gidh mór do maith doronuis co ró-so, ZCP vi 67.8 . for imegla a bhāssaigthe a.¤ ge ro baoi i n-a Pāpa, Fl. Earls 206.20 . a.¤ gér laoch mear even though he was a swift warrior, LBranach 7210 . Samson, a.¤ gér chalma a neart, Éigse iv 188.71 .

(e) In conditional sense if only, provided that (folld. in O. Ir. by perfective subj. except where an impossible condition is implied, see GOI § 904 ): bíth and beos acht ropo i tuil dée `let him still abide therein provided it be in God's will', Wb. 10a25 . act ní arbarat biuth inna túari provided they eat not the foods, 10c1 . bid maith mo menmese act rocloor for cáinscéilsi `my mind will be glad provided I hear good news of you', 23d2 . atá comeisseírge act rocretem oipred dæ, 27a15 . ni imned lim act rop Crist pridches, 23b24 . buí cara damsa isin tírsea . . . a.¤ rofeasmais conair dá thig if only we knew the way to his house, BDD² 262 . a.¤ rop coir ní gellas, Críth G. 505 . a.¤ ropom airdric-se (ropa airdercsa LU), maith lim cen co bend buan acht oenlaa, TBC-I¹ 571 . ata lasna tuati beith lór dóib do ascnam nime acht doratat ní dona hanmchairtib (sic leg.) `the lay folk deem it enough to win a place in heaven if only they have given something to their confessors', Mon. Tall. 141.16 (§ 35) . doémat na trī sailm-sea . . . acht rogabthar gach dīa, ZCP iii 30.23 . With non-perfective vb.: a.¤ ni bed úall and `if only there were no pride in it', Wb. 10b27 . nico mórbrig laisim and a.¤ ní cometestar dond accobar `he counts it no great matter provided there be no yielding to desire', Mon. Tall. 152.7 (§ 63) . a.¤ com-messind-se mo maccu nī diṅgentais do chride chrád if only I were able to control my sons, Fing. R. 498 . Note also: noco nindligthech do gin co tuca abad acht techtugad do breith `provided that he has brought the means of taking possession', Laws iv 4.15 .

(f) Similarly with follg. co n-: ríge láech nErend . . . dait . . . a.¤ co nderna mo chomarlisea provided thou do, LU 8114 ( FB 8 ). a.¤ cor damthar fír fer dam ol sé atbér, 9213 (94) . a.¤ co rabat glinni mo diṅgbála ria provided there are sureties to satisfy me, MU² 64 . a.¤ co nde[r]nat maith / flaith uaidib co bráth, Trip.² 1798 . cretfemit do Christ a.¤ co ro-fhindamm a nert, PH 345 . nis-fil do plāig . . . for bith nachus-bera sin for cūlu, a.¤ corup léir guidter Dia occai, RC xii 430 § 21 . With non-perfective vb.: asbert . . . nod lemad a mbrethugud a.¤ co ndaimtis nammá fora breith, LU 9012 ( FB 76 ). dá fessed a.¤ combad fer ulcach nod ngonad no mairfedsom he ind (mixed constr.) 6110 (TBC). cuma a dteasda uan dom aois / gan suan feasda a.¤ go bhféadmaois, Dán Dé xvii 5 . a cōir féine a.¤ go bhfagha / ni dóigh Éire i n-aontamha, TD 24.1 . Hence as soon as: act arroilgither ind epistilse dúibsi berthir úaib Laudocensibus gl. et cum lecta fuerit apud vos aepistola [haec] facite ut et in L. aeclesia legatur, Wb. 27d13 . aiggelat sa hé a.¤ co roisc int oirned as soon as the ordination is ended, RC xlii 134 § 9 . acht co ndernair hoc rechtair romhat dochum an prainntighe, RC xxvi 374.1 . With non-perfective vb.: ragat a.¤ co fiasur in n-airm atá I will go as soon as I know where he is, LU 3373 ( SCC 17 ). bérthar cainnli duit acht co tumthar, Lism. L. 1996 .

(g) In adversative sense but: énirt a cocubussom . . . act nosnerta in sonirt, Wb. 10c3 . coir irnigde tra inso act ní chumcamni, 4a27 . robatar leosom eter desciplu . . . act dorigénsat in descipuil dechor etarru, 7d10 . cenél Maicc Ercae as tressam . . . a.¤ nochon follamnaiget amal ardrígu, Trip.² 1064 . lánsíth i nHérinn . . . a.¤ buí imneissi chatha iter dá Chorpre, BDD² 230 .

(h) Often introducing a positive clause oppd. to a preceding neg. one or vice versa: ni imdibe dualche . . . act is imdibe colno, Wb. 21b11 . conibé eter in peccato act co beid in pænitentia , 9b2 . ní bo ar seirc móidme act conrobad torbe dúibsi triit, 17a13 . ní dron act is diuit et is glé, 17b4 . ni ar Abracham . . . a.¤ is diar foirbthetuni, 2d2 . ni delb ad-rorsat act is cosmulius delbe, 1b19 . ba torad saithir dúun . . . act ní bad nertad na mbraithre, 10c21 . is hé láech is áildem . . . a.¤ níba s[h]uthain, TBFr. 5 . ni hainfis a.¤ día necar doniam indnos it is not in ignorance, but to set them forth that we proceed in this way, Mon. Tall. 154.27 (§ 66) . co rrabe . . . cen dig cen biad, a.¤ 'co immorchor ón taíb co araile, Sc.M² 3 . In sense at all events, however: mór di ḟertaib . . . doróne . . . acht aisnédfimne úaiti do ilib díb, Trip.² 110 . nī himda persa . . . is fessach crēd . . . in bāss geipit, acht nī thernoighit tar aiss amach go bráth, Fl. Earls 70.31 . Note also: munup do saighe selbha a.¤ for ecin `unless he seizes land by force only', Laws iv 26.16 Comm. nídnanaid a crothad nach a flescad a.¤ a nidi `it is no protection to shake or beat it, but only to wash it', Mon. Tall. 155.2 (67) . ná dearbh as a.¤ go hairech, Content. vi 27 .

(i) On cases where the prec. neg. sentence contains a word meaning only: ni hed a méit nonchretidsi act fodaimid fochidi airi `not only do ye believe it but ye endure sufferings therefor', Wb. 23c7 . nípat hé . . . nammá beite isind inducbáil sin a.¤ bieit cit geinti, 4c40 . nirbo chuit eperte tantum act robatar cid ferte dia imthrenugud, 24c5 . ni namá na duile aicside do chumscugud . . . a.¤ ro-chumscaigit gráda nime, PH 152 .

(j) In the idiom a.¤ ní . . . ní not only not . . . but not (cf. sech): a.¤ ní ructaisseom airesom ní rucadsom foraibsom not only could they not get away from him but he could not catch up with them, BDD² 300 and note. a.¤ nis leicim nis étaim, TBC-LL¹ 2334 (= sech LU). a.¤ ni trebad ni coimge, Metr. Dinds. iv 332.36 . a.¤ ni gonab-sa ni gonfa-sa mo moindter-sa, Ériu v 32.23 . a.¤ ní mó a cách ní lugu `not only is it not increasing but it is not less', Otia ii 81.2 . In positive constr.: acht ba dimdach ba debthach, SR 5688 . atbert in drui: a.¤ saerfaithir do mathair doberthar duit na bú as well as freeing your mother the cows will be given to you, IT i 40.x . Note also: a.¤ ní buaid a denam imbáruch is mó is dimbúaid a denam innocht, TBC-LL¹ 1866 .

(k) With cia: cindas rainnfither in mucc . . . cīa indas . . . a.¤ a-rann ar chomramaib in what other way, Sc.M² § 6 . cid, ol si, acht maillechut-sa tú co sír, PH 8262 . Introducing a phrase: cid fil ann didiu (sic leg.) a.¤ amal itcualae, PH 834 . cid fil ann immorro acht ni dechaidh aonnech ina ndocum, Stair Erc. 449 . Note also: aní ná roich lám, cid a.¤, / is écen dam a dúthracht, LU 3935 (`yet' SCC § 44 ).

(l) As quasi-conjunction in idioms with cen (gan): gan é a.¤ i naois ōiglenaib `seeing he was but of young child's age', O'Gr. Cat. 381.13 . gan lios . . . a.¤ lán do dhoire dharach, TD 28.7 . gan duine a.¤ ag dol ar séad, Dán Dé ix 34 . gan duine . . . do dol faoi . . . acht le custam do dhīol `that no one should go under it without paying custom', Fl. Earls 90.4 . brugh. loch. Lugh inand ghabhaid a.¤ gan illradh ag Lugh, IGT Decl. p. 81 § 29 . Note also: ní fuil mac Gaoidhil ná Goill / a.¤ lán dá éanghrádh uile, TD 17.57 . ní bhí leó a urdail a.¤ d'ór /. . ./ cinn a bhfagha suaine a sleagh / nó truaille tana dtroigheadh `they have not so much as the heads of their javelins . . . but is gold', 9.29 .

In introductory phrases: a.¤ chena is alaind cech nderg, LU 3914 ( SCC 43 ). gabhuis Columcille in salm . . . acht cena ni rolegh-som acht aibghiter namá cosin, Lism. L. 823 . a.¤ nammá atáa mí nád n-imthet rí a.¤ cethrur however there is a month when a king goes about accompanied by four only, Críth G. 535 . acht atá ní chena, bar F., is fiach fola ┐ feola dó-som é, TBC-LL¹ 2989 . See also cena. cid (trá) a.¤, cid fil and (trá) a.¤ etc., see trá II(b). a.¤ (mad) énní however, nevertheless, at all events: achtmadh enní, do marbhadh ceithre fir décc [dibh], AFM v 1328.4 . acht aenni, do bitis debtha dermara eturro, Ann. Conn. 1315.4 . acht aen ni . . . bemitt ar aenconair, 1315.8 .

III As subst. ise cuit in achta ann this is the function of the word `acht' in that passage, O'D. 745 (H 3.17 col. 541) (possibly to be referred to 2 acht).

ainbthenach

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adj o, ā (ainbthen) stormy: brenlocha ainbthencha, LU 2423 . tar tuinn trethain .i. anfenaigh, O'Dav. 1576 . ainfenach, TTebe 2668 . ba . . . gaothach (ain)ainfenach an oidhche hisin, AFM i 384.8 . Dia dot eadráin . . . ar mhoir n-ainbhthinigh idir `from all stormy seas', Studies 1921, 73 § 3 . tonna . . . ainbhthineacha, ML² 669 . for imarchor an oicein anfenaigh, Stair Erc. 265 . tar an ler nárd nainfinech, L. Chl. S. § 19 . gluaisidh sé a sín ainbhfeonaigh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 360.2 . na da cris . . . ainbhteanacha, MR 112.13 . an sín n-ainbtheanaigh n-adhḟuair, TD 15.54 . Fig. nír bo thoirneach ainbtineach a fhlaith, BDD² 191 . do mac Echach ainbtenach, SG 373.5 . a thonn ainbhtheanach aigéin (to a chief), Aithd. D. 46.23 . sluagh tren troma.¤ (sic leg.), TBC-LL¹ 5511 .

airbadach

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adj o, ā (airbaid)

(a) baneful, destructive, harmful: teidm urbadach, LB 143a1 . fo lem gemadh urbadach / daigh bera berair cuicci (of a mill), Anecd. ii 29.13 . ó'dchonnaicsin in obar urbadhach sin ac na haimidibh, Comp. CC 98.13 . a uinnes, a urbhadach, BS § 40 . ba hurbadach inn aiscid sin do cech oen, TTebe 756 . fer aindsc[l]ech urbadach, ACL iii 224.15 . beit fir ina faenligi / re mac Echach erbadaig, SG 373.15 . an turcharthach urbhadhach aduathmar (of a witch), RC xxix 136.21 . anfhlaith urbhadhach, TSh. 1159 . in torc allaid urbadach, Fianaig. 64.31 . nathair adhuathmar urbadach, TTebe 2062 . do ghasraidh ainbhfinigh an phuirt éididh iorbhadhaigh, Aithd. D. 76.6 . Adv. co hanniarda urbadach, Ann. Conn. 1315.11 .

(b) In passive sense grieved, distressed: an marcach . . . urbadhach imneadach, TTebe 961 . gur bho hurbhadhach imshníomhach dubhach . . . an deagh-rígh, ML 108.16 .

áitt

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: átt, áttaib, átachad, áitt

n f. Perh. orig. átt ā, f., cf. d p. áttaib, Críth G. 173 , átachad, IGT Verbs § 106 . See Mac Airt, Celtica iii 263 . Vendr. Lex. Lochlann ii 213 .

(a) place, situation, position, dwelling: hi cech ait isin chathrig, Ml. 68a13 . co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib with all the furniture of the house in its proper positions, Críth G. 173 . ni fuair ait forstarrasad (of the Ark), SR 2572 . ro facsat ait na scainnre do S., CCath. 3697 . áit buailte do thabhairt dóibh a place for defeating them, Mac Aingil 1748 . arna shuidhiughadh san áit is onóraighe don chlár, TSh. 855 . na háiti d'folmughadh, IGT Decl. ex. 723 . a buird 'na n-áitibh gá n-uaim planks being joined in their places (of a building), DDána 119.35 . anuidh an connsuine bog na áit féin remains unchanged, IGT Introd. 26.31 .

Abode, dwelling: ra curit ina n-aitib ┐ ina n-imdadaib (of men after feasting), CRR 20.2 . a hait ┐ a hadba, TTebe 186 . do chuaidh gach aon díobh d'a ait (bhaile v.l.) féin, ZCP iv 400.19 . techit na harrachta asa n-attib, PH 743 . aitte (háit v.l.) cumhsanaidh lair (of an animal), BNnÉ 317 § 5 . hi senáitibh slechta Conuill Chernaigh in the hereditary seats of the race of C., AFM vi 2186.12 . anmhain ar ar n-aitibh fein in our own districts, O'R. Poems 3906 .

Passage (in a book): gibé thuigfeas na háite do haithleigheadh linn, Eochairsg. 111.1 . do réir na háite sin (in Bible), TSh. 22 . léaghthar san áit chéadna, 285 . ar lorg na háite-se san Leabhar Ghabhála, Keat. ii 796 .

Perh. crossing-place of a river in: hae aite (in a list of things (on private property) of which there is no exclusive ownership) i.e. salmon seen at a river-crossing can be appropriated (?), Laws v 482.23 (see Mac Airt loc. cit.). Or w.r.t. the location of one's house, EIF 286-87 . Or áe as in the plant-name áe aba, Peritia xvi 390-92 ; see 1 áe.

In phr. á.¤ i n- as conj. where: a tírib beó ait inna bí bás, LU 9996 . ait hi funend grían where the sun sets, 3691 ( SCC 33 ). áit i mbaí a h-adba inmain, Sc.M² 24 (e) . áit i comraicfead díabolnámaid, BDD² 733 . lige Fergusa maic Rōic āitt in rohadnacht ar Mag nĀi, ACL iii 3.3 . áit i farggab C. . . . a chend .i. cenn-áitt F., TBC-LL¹ 2915 . tomaidm Linmuine edón Locha Echach áitt dollégad síl nD., RC xvi 413.16 (Tig.). áit ar marbhadh C., Keat. iii 2545 . Note also: áit mal connairnechtatar where they met, TBC-LL¹ 1441. 1565 .

Combines with interrog. to give cáit where (in dependent and direct questions) (perh. a modification of O. Ir. cote, see Mac Airt, loc. cit.): ní fes do Galafas cait a ndeachaidh, RC x 185.9 . do c[h]uireadar fesa da fhis cáit a rabatar, ML² 911 . cait hir-raibe?, PH 201 . cāit a fhuil Finn?, ML² 1492 .

(b) place formerly occupied by someone or something: ní fuaradar acht a ait ann they found the place empty, ZCP vi 76.13 . do níd áit leabhar dona tuatadhaib they take the place of books (of images), Ó Héodhusa 143.12 . fear a áite his successor, Mac Aingil 6004 . cead . . . an easbuig . . . nó fhir áiti delegate , 4389 . fear āite Chriosd, Parrth. Anma 2934 . do dhiúltuigh . . . ar gealladh d'oifig is d'fhurthacht is d'áit dó place, office (of an Irish chief who resisted the bribes of the government), Hackett xl 192 . imprint, mark: co fil āit a beōil isin c[h]loich fóss ann, BColm. 64.8 . lorg cneadh ┐ áit áladh, DDána 54.9 . Hence in phrase i n-á.¤ with gen.: nach faicim acht fís . . . i n-áit an mhóir-eoluis cheirt instead of, Content. xvi 87 . mar íoc i n-áit an tsochair `as requital for those benefits', ix 26 .

(c) In phrase of doubtful meaning do áitt , diait, diad etc. See Mac Airt loc. cit.: Ri ro sáer Iacob do aitt / do láim Isau meicc Isaic, SR 7313 . teine do áitt etc., for exx. see 1 teine.

allmuir,

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n [i, m.] (1 al + muir, GOI § 825 ).

(a) one from overseas, foreigner: a.¤ .i. fri muir anall, O'Mulc. 37 . niba cian la h-allmuri bías, TFerbe 203 . sluagid allmure, ZCP viii 306.14 . allmuire iar suidhiu foreigners after that, x 344 § 18 . In n.pr. Eochaid A.¤ , Ériu iii 135.3 ( Echach Almuir, Cymmr. xiv 112.15 ).

(b) In pl. imported goods, valuables of foreign origin (so Laws Comm.): allmuire feth flatha, Laws v 442.22 .i. na hi ollamorda atairgiter ac in flaith .i. cno gnae ┐ cuirn ┐ eich, 444.11 Comm. (= acht allmuire feib .i. airmidin .i. cornn, delg n-airgid etc., ib. note). in glas cona (= con-oí) allmuire, i 126.2 .i. im in glas cometus na hi do-berar dar oll in mara, 142.12 Comm. allmuirib set .i. cuirnn ┐ det in mil mair, O'Curry 827 ( H 3.18, 379b ). allmairi .i. eich ┐ seoit maithe cheanae, 793 (ib. 369 b). or no airget no allmaire set, O'D. 2354 ( Rawl. B 506, f. 40d ) = ór ┐ airget ┐ cno gnoei ┐ cuirn buabaill, 1609 (H. 5.15, 12b). inderb nallmaire, 1618 (H. 5.15, 14a) = nallmuire, O'Curry 2031 (H. 4.22, 55a). allmaire sét, Tec. Corm. § 1.26 . allmaire .i. laemscaire, Stowe Gl. 224 . ? lína lána ó uscib ┐ almuire co tir Lagen, LL 215a28 .

(c) foreign parts: gabais i n-allmuirib, Rawl. 107a42 ( ACL iii 217 § 3 ). ? tar allamhuir, Ó Bruad. iii 182.13 .

(d) Perh. adj. in: míchlú allamhuir, Párl. na mB. 1294 (see note).

altra

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Forms: a.

n n, f. IGT Decl. § 145 (ailtri, lochtach, see ex. 1950 and O'Curry 2500 cited below and cf. ailtrindus s. altrannas) foster-father: ropsa a.¤ dia aithair, Anecd. ii 71.4 . a a.¤ ┐ a chairdis Crist do dallad, RC xviii 14.19 (Tig.) = altru, CS 300.13 . da cliamuin ┐ da cairdes Crist ┐ da altraind, RC xviii 157.6 (Tig.). a daltada ┐ a altraind ┐ a druith, O'Curry 459 (H 3.18, 243b) = a ailtrinn, 2500 (Eg. 88, f. 40 (41)). ogairer i nogaltrainn, O'D. 1014 (H 2.15, 17b). for imad na naltrand, ib. eter na alltrana, ib. a.¤ cháigh inar gceird-ne (of an `ollamh'), DDána 73.43 . dothaet . . . do thich a altrann .i. Echach Find, Corp. Gen. 87.25 . G. do losccadh i ttigh a altrann, AFM ii 1030.z . as é dobudh dalta dhamh / 's dobudh mé a.¤ a athar, IGT Decl. ex. 1963 . aitchim Moire guna mnáibh / fa ailtrinn oile d'ḟagháil (lochtach), ex. 1950 . biaidh sé . . . 'na altruinn dot aois fhoirfe `nourisher', Ruth iv 15 . ? fearg ag tuile muna thráighe / i (a MS) leanb Muire móire / gabh a mheic Alprainn ar n-uain-ne / deit altrainn (ac a.¤ , MS) na hóighe, Dán Dé xii 8 .

andóitech

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x = 2 andóit: maic Echach ḟind andóitig, Metr. Dinds. iii 70.60 .

2 apthach

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adj o, ā (cf. apthu) pertaining to death: bliadain aptac, ALC i 80.z (cf. Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 181 ). ó gluaiseadh an cuaille cascair / go hEas Geibhtine an eileatroim (leg. a n-eileatrom?) a.¤ , Ó Bruad. i 144.6 , see iii 231 . In n.pr. Eocaig Aptach .i. ara mét abailedh fría linn, Cóir Anm. 72 . Eochaidh A. . . . ionann a.¤ is marbhthach, Keat. ii 2193 . m. Echach Apthaig, ZCP viii 333.29 . dond Eochaid urdairc A., LL 14926 . Cf. aupthach.

? attain

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n (? ath + ta(i)n) another time, the future (?): ro mnaī Echach co n-a.¤ (text defective), Ériu xvi 163 § 26 . dofāgcaib dōib co hatta[i]n / cruth a mban for a maccaib, BColm. 90.18 .

bunad

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Forms: bonadh, bunada, bunadana, b., bunadcineoil

n o, [n. ?] (1 bun). bonadh, CCath. 2515. gan bunaid (: Ulaidh), BB 51a29 ( MacCarthy 432.11 ). ? fer in bunait `the original owner', Laws iv 180.24 (sic also Facs.). a bhunaidh tuaighe (: chulaidh), TD 44.8 . pl. bunada, BB 203a6 . Todd Nenn. 26.1 (sic leg. for bunadana ?).

(a) origin, basis, source: ón bunud gl. a principali, Sg. 33b2 . don chétni persin as b.¤ do `which is its origin', 52a19 . ? fri báig is búnad prímda, Thes. ii 295 § 7. in slíab dianid b.¤ B. whose name derives from B., Metr. Dinds. ii 54.16 . nit scela cen b.¤ unauthorized (?), LL 6578. do b.¤ imthechta Eoganachta in so, ZCP viii 312.10 . a buna cunnartha `his original bargain', Laws v 504.29 Comm. do bhéar bunadh ris I shall give authority for it, Content. xviii 76. as é a b.¤ the fact is, Ériu iv 218.25 . `a funo' a b.¤ Laitne (of word fid), Auraic. 3551. b.¤ . . . don focul is senchus, Laws i 30.y Comm. ? Of a person: eirig suas a Oscair / ro fes is tu in b.¤ `that thou art (of) the true stock', SG 117.5 `that thou art the mainstay', Duan. F. ii 176 § 1. ? co ria b.¤ brechtaig, Leb. Cert.² 203.

Appar. also dwelling, habitation: b.¤ naem is chell is chros, Metr. Dinds. iii 424.31 . bhar mbunadh, DDána 74.9 (see Gloss.). bunaidh, dún `a habitation', Eg. Gl. 81.

(b) Of families etc. origin, stock, race: b.¤ mo chlainde gl. ex semine Abracham, Wb. 5a19 . is iesse as b.¤ dossom . . . iár colinn gl. erit radix Iesse, 6d10 . in bunaid gl. originis, Ml. 68c5 . do Bretnaib . . . b.¤ Lomáin, Trip. 68.3 . ō Loch Echach a mbunadh, ZCP viii 307.21 . an buna ┐ an bhanntracht `la famille, les femmes', RC xxiii 10.7 . sleacht B. bunadh na fola / ó dtáid síol mB., Content. xxix 20. ceann bunadh Gaoidheal, ML 22.2 .

(c) Freq. with gs. ceiniuil: ceili bunaid-selba ┐ bunaid-ceiniuil iar saire `ein Genosse, der ihm nach (Land-) Besitz und nach Geschlecht angestammt ist seiner Freiheit nach', ZCP xiv 381 § 44 ( Laws ii 306 ). sechtar b.¤ a ceníuil outside the family, LL 318c36 . b.¤ a cinil, Grail 824 . A. do bunadh-ceneil I., TTebe 3776 (leg. b.¤ ch. ?). gur fhágaibh . . . gach bean aga bunad-chineóil, ML 88.34 . Also bunadhchenél as compd., see below.

(d) In Laws original stock, stock belonging to the family, etc.: b.¤ `das Stammvieh', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 30. b.¤ cethra, Laws ii 394.23 . is se an bunadh tharb ┐ bo, O'Curry 2163 ( Eg. 88, 4d ). Hence freq. fer bunaid owner: d'fir bunaidh, Laws i 172.18 Comm. , etc. Of bees: is in tire insuidigther as coir b.¤ a tuisten `their young offspring belongs to the land in which they settle', Laws iv 190.16 . Of water for a mill: nicon fess cate b.¤ ind uisci `the origin (i.e. the original stock) of the water', Ériu xvii 64 § 1 ( Laws iv 206 ). Cf. trī randa dorigne don lind .i. b.¤ ┐ tānaisi ┐ īarlind, BColm. 74.25 .

(e) V. freq. in gs. as attrib. original, fundamental; native, hereditary; inherent, own, proper; basic, established; certain, veritable, real, etc.: amal ind claínn bunid `like the original clan', Wb. 5b33 . mo chorp . . . / nach léic úad a olc bunaid that does not cast off its inherent evil, ACL iii 216.23 . dunarus bunaid permanent abode, LU 3211. fích bunaid eter maccu Morna ┐ Find feud , 3183 . in farainm . . . in ainm bunaid family name , Cóir Anm. 13. galar buna[id] inherent defect, Laws i 280.21 Comm. isat brāthir bunaid dom saerad, MacCongl. 57.8 . fis bunaid marbhtha a ceitri mac certain knowledge, BB 363a20 . sgarum fris gach mbāes mbunaidh, ZCP vi 264 § 13 . an briathar bunaidh atberat an fhiledh . . . gurab buaine bladh nā saogul `das Sprichwort', xiv 251.1 . breith bunaid true interpretation (of a dream), BB 238a22 . Cf. breath bhunaidh (sic leg.) .i. as bunáiteach a bhreath, O'Cl. ar scél bunaid innossa . . . tanic scel É. etraind ┐ se, LB 147a31 `our original story' (i.e. after a digression), Introd. 9. tic fer bunaid in baile the owner (?), Rawl. 87a39 . ? boí dano noí mís fo chleith ingeni détlaind bunaid (rhet.), LL 13932. adhbhar oilithrigh bhunaidh / réim tighe chuirr Chonchobhair real grounds for a pilgrimage (?), DDána 116.18 . ár lá brátha bunaid `our veritable Doomsday', Caithr. Thoirdh. 58.36 . bés bunaidh an established habit, Hugh Roe 226.14 . amal mac mbunaid do fen as a son of his own, TTebe 98 . a berla bunaid his native tongue, Lism. L. 2538. a bídbaid bunaidh hereditary enemies, ZCP xiii 196.15 . Used more vaguely (note alliteration): ar thegmáil mbunuidh Í Bloid, Ériu iv 216.19 . dia slog bunaid bithgrada, BB 360b24 . ocht ccéd do bhliadhnaibh (sic leg.) bunaidh, KMMisc. 56 § 6. P. . . . / deochain bunaid baga, Gorm. Jan. 23. fágbhaim fōs beannacht bhunaidh `heartfelt blessing´ Celtica iv 118 § 23 .

(f) In phrases. a b.¤ in reality, actually: sacart Insi Bó Finni me a bunud as a matter of fact I am . . ., LL 35694. ní do chathughudh a bunadh . . . acht . . . do theichem, TFrag. 208.3 `in reality', Plummer MS. notes. a buna `originally' (in fact ?), Laws i 120.9 Comm. co b.¤ : uair is co b.¤ bríg bermait / cech ní is dír dlegmait do rad since we give authority for all we say (?), LL 17003 ( RC xlvii 304 ). bar nglóir do bhreith go bunadh `test your words by a fundamental principle', Content. xviii 85. go roich do mhac Bh. go bunadh `till things become serious for him (?),' Magauran 2998 . do b.¤ always, perpetually, for ever: 'san bhailei-se do bhunadh / bhíos mo chara C., DDána 66.7 . gá doilghe béad do bhunadh what grief is ever more bitter ? Arch. Hib. i 84 § xi . ní mhaireann grádh do bhunadh, Dánta Gr. 84.2 . rob īat sin . . . muinter Cairill do b.¤ , ZCP vii 308.4 . 'cum an dunaidh a ngnáthuigigh do bhunadh, RC xxix 116 § 12.

Compds. dochum bar ṁbunad-chineoil (original) family, Acall. 6256. do bunadcineoil (g s.), TTebe 4786 . ar mb.¤ chenel, PH 2680 (written as compd., LB Facs.). arcenn ar mbráthar bunadchineoil, Lism. L. 3171. See section (c) supra. a bunudh fiach `the original debt', Laws ii 4.15 Comm. gó a mbraithribh ┐ go a mbunaidh-fhremhaibh to their original stock, Leb. Gab.(i) i 80.9 . dia bhunadh freimh, AFM vi 1906.3 . origenistum .i. bunadgein, Sg. 181a4 (see note). bunadh-indruim na T. `to describe the origin of the Thebans', TTebe 9 .

cerc

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n ā, f. hen : c.¤ gl. gallina, Ir. Gl. 196 . smacht peata chuirre ┐ circe, Laws iv 114.10 . cearc gan run, v 80.12 . nomad loighi na circi in gac en da henaib, iii 380.2 Comm. da miach ar circ cein dotas, miach ar caileach cein n-iunas, v 82.16 Comm. cerca ┐ geodh, 166.19 Comm. gl. eoin aititin `domestic fowl', 5 . seig .i. seboc (.i.) foxla orcu ┐ cerca, O'Dav. 1480 . c.¤ i cill, crand eidneanach (opprobrious epithet), IT iii 89 § 115 . comeis lini oen chirci `as much as the clutch of eggs of one hen', Cog. 48.y . Cf. Caithr. CC 1.y . uga cercc, MacCongl. 101.3 . gan uiread eoin chirce da mhaoin féin ar chumas fhir an tighe, Keat. iii 2756 . ? tria ḟochond na hoenbreithe / fó cia beith c.¤ i trebad, LL 6322 .

Of female of other birds: c.¤ fraich re aidche n-adhuair grouse , Acall. 3679 . guth circe fráoich an tsléibhe, BS 152.11 . Cf. cercai odrai / a frāech rūad, K. and H. 27 . a hūi Scandail, / a scīan espa, / a ch.¤ usci, / a choss escra water-hen (as opprobrious epithet), Bruchst. 32 § 73 ( IT iii 102 § 191 ).

C.¤ Boirche name of a legendary bird: Ard Fothaidh . . . Fothad Airgthech . . . conatail and co cend teora coigtighes fri foghar ceirce Bairche, Dinds. 89 . dia faigdi 'mo oen deirc i ndon circe Boirche rucsat an eceis aniar, 64 . an Chearc Bhoirche, DDána 121.29 . Cearc Bhoirche . . . / gér chúis iomráidh a hainm sin, Studies 1921, 257 § 3 .

querc name of a letter in Énogam, Auraic. 5694 .

As n. pr. f. C.¤ ingen Echach , LL 354b57 . In n. pr. m. Cú Cercca, Cóir Anm. 214 .

cethair

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Forms: ceithre, cethra, cheithre, cheathra

num. adj. four . On distinction of gender see Auraic. 4704 ff. M. and n. nom. c.¤ tóraic, Críth G. 530 . ┐ che(i)thir méich mracha, 139 . cethir cinid, Ériu xvi 182 § 31 . cethir chét (chet, cet, MSS.), Fél. Sept. 1 . cetir h-oll-choigid Erenn, Celt. Rev. iv 120.3 . a cheithir maic side, ZCP viii 312.5 . Accus. (see GOI 246 ): etir inna cethri fersu, Ml. 58a11 . na ceithri raithiu, Blathm. 226 . Gen. delba na cethra n-anmande, Ériu xxiii 32 . co n-airchai cethre traige[d] ndeec, Críth G. 135 . ceithri ndam, BDD² 814 . carpat cethri secht cumal, LL 10072 (TBC). Dat. cona ceitri primhblasaibh, Blathm. 85 . Fem. nom. cet[h]oir flathæ, ZCP iii 453.16 . cet[h]oir trebairi (cetheoire, v.l.), 1 . cetheoir baí, Críth G. 389 . cetheoira aicsin, Ml. 118d10 (intermediate spelling, GOI 242 ). cetheoræ crosfigell laisim `he uses four cross vigils' (with sg. noun ?), Mon. Tall. 138.5 . cethora primfodla, IT iii 6.4 . cethora ōa, RC xxiv 143.16 . Accus. hi cetheora flescæ, ZCP iii 460 n.20 . dicoissin cetheora déisi, Críth G. 321 . for cethora benna na gabla, LU 4799 (TBC). cethēora flathi, ZCP xi 86 § 44 . fó chethéor arda = per totum circuitum, Trip.² 565 (cf. cetharaird). Gen. áes cetheora mblíadnae, Críth G. 34 . mithissi cetheora n-var fichet, RC xi 450.1 . Dat. clár findruine and co cetheoraib auaib, TBFr. 91 . co cetheora ngem, Acall. 4958 v.l.

After the O. Ir. period the form ceithri is used for all genders and cases: ceithri bliadna fichet, Anecd. i 5.22 (scribal expansion of .iu. for ceitheóra, SCano p. x). cetri gnuse, Hib. Min. 3.78 . cet[h]ri dorais, ZCP viii 108.13 . cethri coicid herenn, RC iii 179.3 . ceithre catha, ML² 2086 . ceartchosair ceithri ṅdrong, BDD² 811 . do seichedaib ceithri tarb, TTebe 1484 . foreand na cethri long fichet, Mer. Uil.² 173 . dina ceithri sráitib, BDD² 154 . baei C. a ceithri cairpthig i 1Lifiu, 127 . Also cethra: cetra .l. cen miri, LU 3983 ( SCC 45 ). na cethra meic, BLism. 77d37 . cetra lá, Acall. 775 (cetri, v.l., Murphy Lyrics p. 142 ). cethra scribaill fichet, Airne F. 358 . ceathra: leathna, DDána 65.6 . ( ceithre : beirthe, 34.22 ). ceard na gceathra ndúl, 5.31 . ar cheathra hairdibh an domhain, TSh. 17 ( ar na ceithre hairdibh, 26 ).

Initial of ceithre cethra usually lenited in late MSS., see DDána, TSh., Párl. na mB.: ar na cheithre súbháilcibh, Párl. na mB. 2015 ( ceithre, TSh. 26 cited above). For treatment of follg. initial in later lang. cf. an focal nach bí d'uathadh ┐ d'iollradh, lom as cóir a ainm iollraidh a ndíaigh cheithir ┐ cheathair, IGT Introd. § 18 (see Bard. Synt. Tr. 183 ) i.e. when folld. by noun with form of ns. cheithre and cheathra do not affect a follg. consonant but prefix h to vowels, while cheithir and cheathair lenite (only one ex. is available for the form ending in -r. For the other form the general rule would appear to be as in the case of trí, q.v.). Exx. (apart from gen.), with ns. form are rare, cf. Críth G. 530 , Mon. Tall. 138.5 and Acall. 4958 v.l. cited above). do cheathra druimne, DDána 65.6 . ceithre huirrdhighthe, IGT Introd. 2.3 . ceithre chuid, Content. vi 48 . ceis cheathair fhaobhar (: hEachaidh), IGT Introd. § 18 (for ceatharfhaobhar metri gratia?).

Subst. and absol. uses: na cethuir `the four', Laws i 256.z . a c.¤ do linni four (days), iv 220.3 (.iiii., Ériu xvii 76.8 ). a dáu no a trí nó [a] c.¤ , Críth G. 461 . cá mhéid . . . ? A ceathair, Donlevy 156.14 . nod-randsat hi c.¤ , RC ix 486.8 . latri c.¤ cethrachat fifty-two(?), SR 116 . fichi bliadan sa c.¤ twenty-four, Rawl. 163b37 . a c.¤ dēg . . . do . . . , Fl. Earls 92.12 . co fu ch.¤ `four times', Ériu xix 62 § 18 . fochetair, Hib. Min. 12.418 . xui. bliadna fa ch.¤ (: fialchrechaig), LL 14854 ( MacCarthy 164.6 ). Calann Enair for Mairt ┐ c.¤ uathaid furri `the fourth day of the moon', Ann. Conn. 1409.1 . ar . . . denoim . . . cairdiusa Crist risin darna fer d[i]obh [┐] a ceathair risin fear eili `after he had . . . acted as godfather to (the child of) the latter and as co-sponsor with the other', Ann. Inisf. 1305.4 . ? coná fríth leó eigin dia fhostadh acht na cethra (of a cleric), AFM ii 720.15 . ? in-aimsir Aeda iar c.¤ , Fen. 220.15 .

Compds.

(a) With sg. nouns in sense four(fold). See cetharaird and cethardóit. foseted cetharbolcc, RC xi 444.26 `a foursquare bellows', Meyer Contribb. ceathairbricht (a metre), IT iii 99.3 . cet[h]ar-dam Ulcain `V.'s four oxen', TTr.² 1 . in ceathardamh co n-irdam / ro threabsat tir Parrtolan, BB 25a31 . See cethardenus. cethar-dubhladh = quadruplicacio, Ir. Gl. 931 . See cethardúil. ? cethardhul, Ériu xiii 26.7 . cetharech lais four steeds, Críth G. 345 . cethochrus no ceatharfochrus bruit derg imbi, TBC-I¹ 3395 (cf. cathḟochrus). cetharliber in tsoscēl, Corm. Y 248 . an cetharlebar sosceli `the four books of the Gospels', Mon. Tall. 138.1 . ? ethech . . . fo cethar-lebrai soscelai, Ériu vii 156.20 . cetharlíth (? cethair + líth) the four main feasts of the year; the year (?): nību hen cēt cetharlith 'he (Echu) was not an old man of hundreds of years (when he drowned)', Aided Echach 96 § 4(e) . ? a challech ón chetharlocht / a dind callech sonaide, LL 308b26 ( SG 389.42 ). suidigter do corp a cethurraen `cross-roads', Lism. L. 634 . See cethairríad. mo sherc / . . . / is cetharruinn talman, IT i 124.13 (TE). dligid cetharslechta aithgabala fourfold, O'Curry 781 ( H 3.18, 366a ) (form ?). Cothraige / cetharthrebe `of the four households', Thes. ii 309.3 (Hy. ii). See Ogma 302-3 .

(b) As in (a) but giving adjectival compds.: ceithirbheann, Duan. F. ii 278 § 110 ` four-peaked ', Gloss. C. Ceithirchenn `C. Fourheads', Dinds. 78 ( RC xv 478 ) (c. Ceithirchennach, ibid. 479). Cermun cetharchend, LL 26324 `cattle-headed', Meyer Contribb. ( Metr. Dinds. iii 88 ). araile ech . . . fulud cetharchrua, LL 24868 . ? cecht cuna fedhain techta cethardam ┐rl., O'Curry 1982 ( H 4.22, 20 ). brat corcra cethardiabail, IT ii1 177.91 = sagum quadrum, p. 214 . F. cethar-derc four-eyed , AU i 274.16 . ? ae cethardorus, O'Curry 444 ( H 3.18, 238b ) = cethardhoruis, O'D. 533 ( H 3.17, 431 ) = -dorais, O'D. 576 (443). cin con cetardoruis, 2226 (Nero A vii, 152b). See cetharchair.

(c) With adjj. See cetharchubaid. traig cethargairit gl. proceleusmaticum `foot of four short syllables', Sg. 7b13 . cen broind coíc-duirn . . . cethirláin capacious, MacCongl. 75.17 (see p. 205). laech cetherlethan comremar, LL 11893 ( TBC-LL¹ 5281 ). ceathar-sgaoilte, ML 128.6 .

(d) With adjj. derived from nouns: ind long cethararddidi, LU 1952 ( FA 2 ). mattal cethar-bennach, LB 148a37 . D. chetharchichech, LL 349g16 . cathbarr . . . ceithircimsach four-edged, CF 286 . ac na hainmindtib cetarcosacha quadrupeds , Rosa Angl. 224.8 . MacCongl. 127.30 . int anmanda cetharchosta, TTebe 159 . bruiden . . . cethardoirsech, MU² 204 . an eorna chethardruimnech, O'Dav. 1475 . atáid tenid . . . cethirdrumnig cethirdórsig, MacCongl. 63.5 . a ráith ceathardhruimneach, IGT Introd. § 99 . da triliss . . . ┐ fighe chethur-dhúalach for cechtar n-ai fourfold plait, IT i 119.21 (TE Eg.). corp . . . cethar-dúilech, Add. 4783, 7a1 (cited Meyer Contribb.). saigde . . . cethareochracha (= cetharchair), Alex. 181 . claideb cethar-fáebrach, Laud 610, 8a (cited Plummer MS. notes). cetha[r]litride gl. tetragrammaton, Ml. 127d1 . cona laind cetherliterdai ina láim containing four letters. Alex. 87 . anamain cain cetherreach .i. gusna cethre reaib ogha ellgiter innti .i. da re soirce ┐ da re doirce, O'Curry 581 ( H 3.18, 288 ) (see 1 anamain. Second element uncertain, but above etymol. accepted by Thurneysen, IT iii 165 ). deich mba ┐ samaisc a nanamain in tan nach ceathar foglach: bó ar fichit . . . in tan is ceatharrigach, O'D. 980 ( H 3.17, 779 ). cetharregac, O'Curry 2059 ( H 4.22, 64b ). a. ceithir-riatach, O'D. 979 ( H 3.17, 778 ). h-ímaigen . . . charpait cethirriata (= cethairríad), LB 235a43 . cuig carpait cetharriata, Mart. Don. xxxv 9 . carpat cæm ceith[ir]riada ` four-horsed ', TTebe 2694 . atáid tenid ... cethar-scoltig de uindsinn 'divided in four', MacCongl.² 24.739 . cethar-tinnide composed of four metals (Daniel's image), Rawl. B. 512, 69d (cited Plummer MS. notes). trosdán cetharuillennach, SG 44.24 . ceithreuilinnach, Ir. Astr. Tr. 98.1 . ecclas cetaruillech, BNnÉ 235 § 157 .

1 clethach

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o, ā adj. (or adjj.) of uncertain meaning. Some exx. e.g. TBC St. 3764 might derive from 1 cleth (c). mo ri ni c.¤ cen chrad / ro fallnai inn ethar ṅdermar, / o rian do rian, for aig thaig, / cosin sliab fors tarrasair, SR 2629 (of the Ark). coa cethrai chlethaig, LL 27532 . Urbaid mór im Albanchaib / i cath Roth nirbo ch.¤ , 6272 . dorochair Niall mac Echach / uas Muir Icht ni gním c.¤ , 4100 . in cluain c.¤ , Acall. 497 v.l. (chreamuch, text). fuarus gleo cletach crundae, TBC St. 3764 (cleathach, cathach, v.ll.). d'éirghiodar 'na ndruing ndíoghain ndíochonair-chleathach 'na n-aghaidh, CRR² 28 . do lúth a mheór gcaol gcleathach (`slender, pliant fingers'? of a musician), Hackett xlvi 3 .

? cluichemnaig

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(taken by Windisch, IT ii1 175 n. 3 as vn. formation from a noun of agency *cluichem < cluiche; Hollo suggests subst. use of an adj. cluichemnach 'having players' Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 69 ): ba and batar icluichemnaig ar a cind se choectaib imon Duiblind Atha F. .i. Mane . . . ┐ Findchoem ingen Echach , IT ii1 175.2 ; 'in a playing-field', Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 98 § 6 . diambai Meadb oc aenach Cluitheamnaich (occ an cluichemnuigh, v.l.), Ériu ii 184.8 . ? co mbered buaid cach cluchi in cach cluchenmaig, LL 31832 ( TTr. 1020 ). Perh. merely variant of cluichemag, see cluiche.

Dáire

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Forms: Daire, Daire, Dare, Dáire, Dáire, Daire, Dáre, Dáre, Dáre, Dáre, Dári, Dári, Dari, Daire, Dairi, Dairi, Dare, Dari, Dáire, Daire, Daire, Dairi, Dáire, Dáire, Dáre, Daire, Dairi, Dáire

io, npr. m, with long ā and slender r, not to be confused with Darae of different origin. It rhymes with gáire, CRR 6. 1 ; with báire, LL 158 a 24 : sáiset a mbáre dia brath: co tarb nDaire meic Fiachrach; with áine, ZCP iii 41 st 1 ; with cnámi, ib. 43 st 13 ; with náire, Metr. Dinds. iii 134. 12 ; with sále, Men. 24. 22 . There is no genuine npr. Daire with short a. Dáire went early out of use as a npr. In late MSS it is usually written Daire with un- accented a. Where Daire occurs in verse in connection with a npr. rhyming with a short syllable, it is the n.l. Daire, as MacCarthy 430 st 3 : Domnall Daire (: bladaide). The writing Dare is sometimes ambiguous as it may render Darae as well as Dáire. Dáire is the right form for the following npr.

Dáire: sé Dári, TBC-LL¹ 2682 LU (Dairi LL, Daire, late MSS); nói nDári, ib. 2694 LU, LL (Daire, late MSS).

Dáire the father of Eochaid Airem: g s. Daire, MacCarthy 302. 26 .

Dáire Barrach mac Catháir Móir the chief of the Uí Bairrchi. Dáire: Cóir Anm. § 40 ; fri Dáiri B., Leb. Cert. 194. 8 , 10 . Daire: Cóir Anm. § 40 . Leb. Cert. 194. 13 . Dáre: mac Dáre Barraig. Lism. L. 300. 14 f.b. Dare: Fíac...mac éside meic Ercha meic Bregain meic Dare (v.l. Daire) Barraig otát Oe Barche, Thes. ii 307. 3 .

Dáire Cerba: Dairi C., Cóir Anm. § 291 .

Dáire Dergg mac Findchado a wealthy man from Ráith Dáire in Armagh. Lism. L. 556 - 575 (always Daire). Dáre n s. Trip. 228. 6 , 230. 10 , 470. 27 , 472 pass. d s. do Dáre , ib. 228. 22 , 24 ; 472. 4 ; ó Dáre , 230. 5 . g s. ingen Dáre , ib. 232. 1 , 6 ; a s. 230. 3 . Dári n s. Trip. 228. 10 , 19 ; 230. 3 , 9 , 13 , 15 . d s. do Dári , 228. 16 . g s. 228. 26 . co Ráith Dari , 470. 26 .—Daire n s. Arm. Thes. ii 260. 41 ; 261. 11 . Lism. L. 556 - 575 . Dairi n s. Trip. 228. 8 ; Arm. Thes. ii 260 - 261 ; g s. de fabula Dairi , ib. 271. 31 . Dare n s. Trip. 230. 6 ; g s. ib. 228. 6 , 14 . Dari n s. 230. 20 .

Dáire Détṡolus rí Mara Toirrian: Daire D.¤ , CF 11 .

Dáire Doimthech mac Itha the father of the five Luigdig. Dáire: n s. Cóir Anm. p. 322. 19 . g s. maccne Dháire, ib. 322. 14 . Daíre: Cóir Anm. § 68 , §69 , 70 , 75 , 242 . Dare: Fianaig. 28. 16 ; 30. 14 , 16 , 18 . Daire: O'Mulc. 417 . Cóir Anm. § 69 .

Dáire Dornmar the father of Cairpre Cromchenn: mac Daire D.¤ , Lism. L. 1796 .

Dáire Dúr one of the nine compilers of the Senchus Mor. Daire n s. Laws i 16. 5 f.b. ; v 470. 31 . d s. do Daire 38. 30 . Dairi n s. 4. 9 . g s. 208. 11 . Dáire, Corm. s.v. noes .

Dáire mac Dedad the father of Curúi mac Dáiri. Dáire g s. TE § 1 Eg. do chlainn Dáire m. D.¤ , Cóir Anm. § 68 . Dáre: bás Chonrúi mic D.¤ , ZCP iii 41 st 1 (: áine); ib. 43 st 13 . Daire, Dairi g s. FB § 33 , § 41 , 79 . MacCarthy 286. 3 . Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 26 § 8 . BB 286. 3 . Cóir Anm. § 213 .

Dáire Dubchestach son of Guaire mac in Daill. Daire D.¤ , Dinds. 84 , v.l. Dáire.

Dáire mac Echach , Wind. Gr. § 4 (Fotha Catha Cnucha) Daire Derg mac Eachach Táobfota, Dinds. 32 .

Dáire mac Feidlimtheo: Daire m. F., TBC-LL¹ p. 401 n.

Dáire mac Fiachnai (Fachtnai, Fiachrach) a chieftain of Cualnge, the owner of the Dond Cualnge. Dáire: dam dond Dáire, CRR 6. 1 (: gáire). co Dún D.¤ , ib. 4. 7 f.b. ar Dáire, TBC-LL¹ 149 (LL). Dáre: i tig Dáre mic Fachtnai, TBC-LL¹ 89 , cf. 100 , 101 , 108 , 113 , 134 , 138 , 140 , 145 , 147 , 157 . Daire: feoil tairb Dairi mic Dairi Leb. Cert. 6. 4 ; 24. 2 . bó do Daire mac Fiachna, Dinds. 66 .

Dáire mac Forgo, LL 21 b 1 . Daire m. F., MacCarthy 280. 1 f.b. (BB).

Dáire mac Guill the chief of the Uí Guill of Corco Raide. Daire m. G., BColm. § 5 .

Dáire Sírchréchtach (Sírchrethach) father of the five Luigdig, Rawl. 155 a (cf. Dáire Doimthech, Rawl. 143 a ). Daíre S., Cóir Anm. § 67 .

Cf. Gaul. DARIACO-, n.l. from DARIOS, Holder 1241 . Cf. Dáireán.

Dairinill

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Forms: Darinnil, Derinill

npr. f. Dairinill Darbelein, Gorm. Oct. 26 gl. 5 . Darinill et Darbellinn (daughters of Mac Iair) LL 364 f , v. Fél. 229 n. 1 . Darinnil, Mart. Don. 284. 10 . Also Derinill, LL 353 b 48 ; Derinill ceithirchícheach, Mart. Don. 74. 7 (mother of Mura of Fathain), 85. 6 f.b. (mother of Doṁanghort mac Echach ). Cf. 1 Darbile, Derbile.

dairt

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Forms: darto, darta, dairt, dairti, dartada, darta, dart, dartib, dairtib, dartaib

n i, f. g s. darto, darta. d s. dairt. n p. dairti ( dairt, Laws i 190. 3 ; but the MS has dairti), dartada. g p. darta, dart. d p. dartib ( Laws v 386. 6 f.b. ), dairtib, dartaib.

I A heifer of one year (Stokes, Corm. Tr. 29 . Atkinson, Laws vi 213 . of two years, O'Don. Suppl.). dairt .i. colbthach, O'Cl. dairt .i. laeg, Lec. Gl. 355 . Stowe Gl. 320 . —Frequent in the Laws. samaisci ┐ colpacha. . .no dairti ┐ dartada .i. minchethra, Laws i 190. 7 . na dairti ┐ na dartada. . . .i. na hindlithe re torba (before they are productive), ib. 3 . urdliged .i. sicail ┐ dairti, ii 342. 21 . — Generally as a fine . ar is for dartib rosuidiged fuillem a díre, v 394. 23 . direnar teora dartib i fuillem a dire, ib. 396. 2 . As a fine for cutting a shrub tree (blackthorn, elder, etc.), iv 146. 27 ; or the branches of the chief trees (airig feda: oak, hazel, holly, etc.), ib. 146. 23 ; or of the common trees (athig feda: alder, willow, etc.), ib. 146. 25 ; for cutting of land, ib. 152. 8 ; for breaking the laws of fences and co- tenancy, ib. 72. 3 ; for a physician neglecting a sick man, i 130. 25 . draigen trom. . .dairt a ndíre cach ae, iv 146. 27 . dairt coll. . .cuic seoit a ndíre cach ae bo buinbéime. . .dairt ina craebaib, ib. 146. 23 , 148. 25 . fernn sail. . .bo a ndíre cach ae dairt ina craebu, 146. 25 . athaigh feadha. . .dairt ina ngabla, 150. 6 . aurba tíre. . .dartaig a tri cuailli. . .dairt ina cuic, 152. 8 . dairt cacha treisi, 72. 3 , 13 ; v 270. 16 . muna urfócra (sc. in liag) is fiachach .i. dairt, i 130. 24 . Cf. cuic dairti dec filet ó cechtar de, i 174. 6 . ise dligis dairt, v 340. 21 .—As a price of fosterage: ised is log einuch .i. dartuid ┐ dairt ┐ colpuch, ii 152. 2 . tír ndarta a measure of land: air atá tír nd. coruigi thir chumaile, v 466. 16 . —Its value was one-sixth of a cow, i.e. four screpalls: dairt .i. ceithri scripall .i. ar seised, iv 148. 7 . dairt ceithri screpall, 150. 23 . dairt .i. ceithri screpall i ndíri gabal na fodla (for the branches of the bramble trees), 148. 8 , cf. 152. 14 . Worth three screpalls acc. to v 396. 4 : teora dartib .i. tri scribaill ar gach n[d]airt díbseo uili.— colpach firend ┐ dairt boinend, Corm. s.v. clithar sét . ba mmóir choire ṅdarta cechtar a ndá odbrand, LL 252 b 25 ( ZCP x 366). fiu la ríg dodonfarci cetheora darti fichet, ib. 286 a 27 (= KMMisc. 212. 15 ). i naimsir Bressail táinic in cétna bóar i nHérind ┐ nocon fárggaib acht teora dartada (a pl.) i nÉrind. ité dergga .i. dairt i Cliu dairt i lLiniu dairt i Cuailngiu. is de atá Imbliuch Fir Oendarta, ib. 339 a 11 . berid a bu le .i. cethracha lulgach ┐ caeca dart (darta, Eg.) TBD 16 . ní rarmea do bú móra bar dartib, TBC-LL¹ 4405 (v.l. ar dartaib YBL, ar dairtibh, Stowe).

LOC. Imlech Fir aendairti, Cóir Anm. 18 . is de ata Imliuch nDarta (nDairte YBL) hi cCliuu, TBD 16 . Onomast.

II Metaph. a young girl . nicon biäid aice bó | na dairti ná dartado, Liad. and Cuir. 18 . PERS. Dart ingen Echach mic Cairpri, TBD 212 , for Dartaid, formed to the g s. Darta ( TBD 211 Eg.) = Dartada ( ib. 168 ). Cf. dat. Dairt, ib. 134 YBL.

Cf. dáir, dairid, dartaid, dartán.

1 Dall

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o, npr. m. Dall mac Áeda Sláine, BB 79 b 22 . D.¤ mac Echach , 187 b 46 . mac Eogain Aidne, 108 a 13 . mac Fumius, 104 e 13 . g s. mac Daill meic Tetuirne, 191 b 16 . máthair Doill, 87 e 10 . mac Dall (sic), Rawl. 94 c 49 . quies Aedach maic Daill, AU 607 . = Gaul. DALLOS (SIMILI DALLI CIL vii 693 ).

Dallán

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o, npr. m. (1) D.¤ mac Aengussa, BB 149 e 23 . 169 a 49 . (2) D.¤ mac Bresail, LL 134 b 37 . BB 117 b 4 , 16 , 32 . 118 d 1 , 30 , e 1 f.b. (3) D.¤ mac Cinaetha, BB 75 e 5 . (4) D.¤ mac Coelbad, Rawl. 128 a 34 . (5) D.¤ mac Coirpri Chiúil, BB 177 b 32 , 37 , c 9 , 14 . Rawl. 151 b 9 . (6) D.¤ mac Cormaic, BB 112 b 3 . (7) D.¤ mac Dubthaig LL 330 c 33 . BB 167 b 42 . (8) D.¤ mac Enda, BB 88 e 33 . (9) D.¤ mac Eogain a quo Ceinél nDallan, BB 68 b 35 . 70 b 33 . 71 a 30 . 73 e 13 . 148 c 27 . Rawl. 140 a 3 . (10) D.¤ mac Ercca, Rawl. 91 g 47 . (11) D.¤ mac Fechain, BB 144 d 17 . (12) D.¤ mac Fechtna, BB 165 a 19 . D.¤ mac Fachtnai, Rawl. 156 a 9 . (13) D.¤ mac Foetach, Rawl. 158. 42 . (14) D.¤ mac Luigdech, LL 331 a 52 . BB 219 b 34 . Rawl. 90 f 16 ; 157. 26 . (15) D.¤ mac Maithe, LL 333 c 39 . (16) D.¤ mac Móre, LL 47 a 1 . 52 b 43 . RC xx 7 . Dallán ollaṁ Cearbhaill ríogh Laighean, Keat. 3339 . Cf. TFrag. 216. 4 . (17) D.¤ mac Nae, BB 147 b 11 . (18) D.¤ mac Rossa LL 394. 15 . (19) D.¤ mac Trechuirne, Rawl. 145 d 30 . Corcu Dallan, LL 35 a 8 . Cluain Dalláin i nDál Echach , LL 348 h 60 . Onom.

Damongart

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Forms: Domangort

o, npr. m. máthair Damongairt meic Echach , BB 212 b 26 .=Domangort.

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