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eros , erais

Cite this: eDIL s.v. eros , erais or dil.ie/20327
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Forms: eross, erus

n m. and f. (?) the raised part of a ship, poop, stern (oft. oppd. to braine `prow'): eross (gl. puppis) Sg. 105a2 . erus (gl. de puppi) Ardm. 189a2 = Thes. i 498 . 28 . gebid erus na luingi, Aen. 2410 (= puppim tenet Aen. x 226 ). a hearus a luingi, 1839 . i n-arus a luinge, 877 (= celsa in puppi Aen. iv 554 ). ethar bec...cona braine blongi, cona erus imme stern of butter MacCongl. 85.12 (LB). na himpam in curach, acht bíd a erais reme, LU 25b 35 = RC x 52.12 . in curchin beg...cona eraiss ierslesa, cona braine brechtain, MacCongl. 119.33 (H 3.18). co rabhatar na longa ar crithnugud otá a mbruinne co herrais from prow to stern CCath. 1937 (ota braini co herais v.l.) Cf. earais .i. deireadh: ó bhraine go hearais .i. ó tosach go deireadh, O'Cl. co rancadur a mbruinnedha i n-inadhaibh a n-errais (of ships), CCath. 1959 (a n-eras, n-eraisi v.l.). fo bruinnibh ┐ fo eraisib long, 2142 . Cf. suidi n-erusa seat of honour (?) ZCP iii 449.16 . erus céilli 'a ship's stern of sense' Ériu xvi 82.31 , PHCC xx-xxi 14-15 = YBL 180b24 . For: i n-erus, Thes. ii 357.17 ( Hy vii 63 ), see KZ xxxi 97 . Thes. Suppl. p. 80 .

erus

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x see eros and feorus.