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Forms: ad-rodarcar, atchíu, adcíu, atchim, -accu, -accim, -airciu, -airchiu, adchí, atch, -accai, -aci, adchí, adcíi, atobc, adcí, asidc, -aicci, adciam, adchiam, asidciam, -accam, -aciam, atchíd, -accid, adciat, -acat, -aiccet, adcither, adchither, -acastar, -accastar, -aiccesdar, ad-rodarcar, adroarcar, atchiter, -aicind, atchíd, asitchid, atcitis, atchíthe, -aictea, atcítis, ad-cear, atcheur, -accur, -accar, -aicer, -aiccither, -aiccther, -accadar, -acathar, -accamar, adced, adceter, -accatar, adcethar, atcethar, -accastar, -accaister, -arcastar, atcheind, -accinn, atchethe-su, madattceththae, madhcethea, adcheth, atchet, -aiced, -accad, adcethe, adchetis, -accaitis, adcethe, -aiccitis, -accus, condas-chichi, dom-chich, -accigi, at-chichset, -aiccichet, atatchigestar, atchichestár, atcichead, -aiciged, acciged, adcichitis, -acca, -acca, adcita-acae, -acae, -acce, -aicci, -accai, -accamar, -accatar, adchess, adchess, matcias, -aiccess, -acus, atchessa, -aicessa, atchondarc, atconnarcsu, atcondarccaisiu, atchonnarcaisthi, ad-condairc, adus-connarcmar, adchondarcid, atcondarcatar, atchonnarctar, o'tchondarcatar, dochiu, dochim, -bhfaicim, -feicim, dochi, -ḟacci, -bhfaice, -feicenn, dochi, -acend, -fhaccend, -faic, dochiam, atchiamait, atciamaid, dochímíd, atchíthi, do-chíthí, -facthi, atcíat, atchíd, adchiad, dochíd, dochiat, -faicit, dociter, -aicter, -bhfaicthear, rocíter, nachataicim, faiceam, faicthear, do-chíodh, -faiceadh, adcíadhmais, -bfaicmís, -bfaicti, dochíthe, -faicte, -faictis, do-chear, -bhfaicear, -accar, -faccur-sa, -accara, -faccara, -accera, -acatar, -faicea, -facaid, -bhfaiceam, -acat, -faicit, -fhaicet, -feictea, atchised, -bhfaiceadh, -faicsimmis, -faicmis, -faictis, -aiciste, -haicesda, atchicera, atíchera, -aircechasa, adidracacha, atcichfe, chíchsiom, adachichisthi, atichistisi, atchichither, -aicigther, atcithsead, chichsiodh, atchichesta, chíeabh, -aiciub, -feiceab, nodcífi, do-chífe, atchífir, dochifir, -faicfe, dochífe, -aicfe, -acéb, ḟaiccbe, -faccéga, -faigfe, -faicfe, -faicfid, attcífem, -faicfeam, dochífide, -faicfide, atchífit, docífitt, -ffaicfit, atcífider, -accfither, -aicfider, dochífear, adcíthfend, dochífeadh, atchífeadh, -aicfed, dochífidís, -faicfitis, itcífea, dacitfidhi, atconnac, dochunnuc, dochonnarc, idconnarcos, -facca, -faccu, -facus, -facadhas, atchonnarcais, adconnacuis, daconncadais, atchonncais, doconncais, -faccais, -facadais, -acaghois, diconnairc, atchonnaic, rachonnaic, -facca, -faccae, -facae, -facai, -facaid, -accaig, -agaid, -facais, atchoncamar, choncamar, -facamar, atconncabar, -facabar, -faccabair, atconncatar, dochoncatar, -facadar, -acaiset, doces, doconnarcas, atcondcas, cunncus, condcas, -aices, -facas, -accas, -facus, -facessa, aicsiu, (f)aicsin

v sees. Frequ. (outside O. Ir. Glosses) at-c(h)í with meaningless infix. pron., in rel. with inf. pron. sometimes also as-. Prot. stem -a(i)cc-. In O. Ir. with depon. inflexion in subj. pres. and with redupl. future. For active inflexion in subj. see Celt. Verb 138 . In pret. active prot. forms only are found, the conjunction co n- being used where no other conjunct particle is present (deuterotonic forms occur in pass.). In perf. deut. with root -derc- and perfective -com- (ad-condarc etc.). There is no special perf. form after conj. particles. Note also ad-rodarcar can be seen , Sg. 172a2 . In later lang. ad- (at-) is gradually replaced by do- and the conj. stem acquires inorganic f-, giving the forms do-chí, -faic-, both with b-fut.. In past tense the general independent form is ad-(do-) chonnai(r)c (from the perf.), the form after conj. particles -(f)ac(c)- (from the pret.), both with endings of the s-pret..

Early forms: Indic. pres. 1 s. atchíu, LU 4535 . adcíu (3 syll.), ACL iii 297 § 46 . atchim, Ériu ii 166.50 . -accu, MU² 1011 (LU). -acciu, LU 5347 . -accim, 6117 . With ro, -airciu, 6213 (? leg. -airchiu, GOI § 535b ). 2 s. adchí, Fél. Prol. 150 . atch, IT i 81.18 . -accai, Ml. 17b17, 25b14 . -aci, Sg. 15b6 ; Thes. ii 21.37 . 3 s adchí, Wb. 4a25 . adcíi, 12c11 . atobc, 25a26 . adcí, Sg. 149b6 . With inf. pron. 3 s. m. in rel. constr. asidc, Ériu ii 208 § 27 . -aicci, Ml. 94c3 . 1 pl. adciam, Wb. 6a30 ; Ml. 16c5; 112b12 . rel. adchiam, Ml. 42b22; 112b13 . With inf. pron. 3 s. asidciam, Ml. 2b4 . -accam, Ml. 111d1 . -aciam, Thes. ii 31.23 . 2 pl. atchíd, LU 9987 . -accid, Ériu ii 106 § 19 . 3 pl. adciat, Ml. 69b2; 103b13 . -acat, 93d14 . -aiccet, LL 13853 . Pass. sg. adcither. Wb. 1b15 . adchither, 12c12 . -acastar, 25b28 . -accastar, 26a12 . -aiccesdar (-aiccestar v.l.), ACC § 34 . (See Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 488 and GOI § 609 ). Note also ad-rodarcar, Sg. 172a2 . Laws i 230.11 Comm. adroarcar, O'Curry 2294 ( Eg. 88, 22 (23)a) . Pl. atchiter, Ériu ii 106 § 19 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. -aicind, Metr. Dinds. iii 310.84 . 3 s. atchíd, TBFr. 217 . With inf. pron. 3 s. in rel. constr. asitchid, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 91.16 ). 3 pl. atcitis, Mon. Tall. 147.14 (§ 52) . Pass. sg. atchíthe, LU 3452 ( SCC § 23 ). -aictea, RC xlvi 239.3 . Pl. atcítis, CCath. 873 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. ad-cear, Thes. ii 293.6 . rel. atcheur, Ériu ii 89 § 2 . -accur, Fing. R. 95 . -accar, ZCP viii 120.16 . -aicer, TBFr. 21 § 22 . 2 s. -aiccither, Anecd. iii 57.19 . -aiccther, TBC-I¹ 1556 . at-ce-su, Ériu xix 12 § 6 . 3 s. -accadar, Wb. 16d6 . Ml. 53a6 . -acathar, 68b9 . 1 pl. -accamar, TBFr. 195 . 2 pl. adced, Wb. 11b22 . 3 pl. (unless pass. pl.) adceter, Ml. 3a4 . -accatar, TBFr. 294 . Pass. sg. adcethar, Ériu iii 104 § 39a . atcethar, vii 150 § 20 . -accastar, Ml. 50a5 . -accaister, LU 6889 . ?With ro: -arcastar, O'Dav. 109 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. atcheind, TBC-LL¹ 4142 . -accinn, Trip.² 2436 . 2 s. atchethe-su, Trip.² 269 . (with má) madattceththae, IT i 144.21 = madhcethea, ZCP v 501.34 . 3 s. adcheth, Ml. 38c9 . atchet, Ériu v 30.17 . -aiced, LU 3733 . -accad, 4616 . 2 pl. adcethe, Wb. 19b6 . 3 pl. adchetis, BDD² 446 . -accaitis, Ml. 32d12 . Pass. sg. adcethe, Ml. 77d8 . Pl. -aiccitis, BDD² 627 .

Fut. 1 s. ? -accus, RC xii 110 § 167 . 2 s. condas-chichi (sic leg.: Liphi, see GOI § 655 ), Ériu vi 122 § 6 . 3 s. ?dom-chich (domcife, cotomchichfea v.ll.), ACC § 143 ( RC xx 416 ). -accigi, Trip.² 1503 . 3 pl. at-chichset, Ériu iii 30 § 10 . -aiccichet, Trip.² 1841 . Pass. sg. atatchigestar, Ml. 59c12 . atchichestár, LU 2760 .

Cond. 3 s. atcichead, BDD² 125 . -aiciged, TBC-I¹ 813 = acciged, LU 5336 . 3 pl. adcichitis, Wb. 7a2 .

Pret. 1 s. -acca, IT i 120.24 . 2 s. -acca, Sc.M² § 11 . 3 s. adcita-acae, Tur. 60 . (see Thes. i 488 n. b ). -acae, Ériu ii 222.27 . -acce, BDD² 156 . -aicci, Trip.² 264 . -accai, 265 . 1 pl. -accamar, Mon. Tall. 148.6 (§ 55) . 3 pl. -accatar, Wb. 26b11 . Pass. sg. adchess, Wb. 23c11 . adchess, Ml. 96d1 . ? matcias, Mon. Tall. 141.27 (§ 36) . -aiccess, Thes. ii 253.2 (Stowe Missal). -accas, TBFr. 258 . -acus, BDD² 238 . Pl. atchessa, Thes. ii 354.9 (Hy. vii). -accassa, TBC-I¹ 1413 . -aicessa, LU 10058 .

Perf. 1 s. atchondarc, Ml. 113b6 . 2 s. atconnarcsu, LU 5142 = atcondarccaisiu, TBC-I¹ 659 . atchonnarcaisthi, Trip.² 223 . 3 s. ad-condairc, Thes. i 488.23 (Tur.) ad-chondairc, 493.21 (ib.). 1 pl. adus-connarcmar, BDD² 473 . 2 pl. adchondarcid, Anecd. i 43.z . 3 pl. atcondarcatar, Laws ii 326.13 . atchonnarctar, Trip.² 1017 . o'tchondarcatar, 2641 .

Later forms. Indic. pres. 1 s. dochiu, Ó Bruad. ii 56.5 . dochim, ZCP vi 36.12 . -bhfaicim, -feicim, Acall. 6771 . DDána 6.6 2 s. dochi, CF 790 . -ḟacci, TBC-LL¹ 233 . -bhfaice, Keat. ii 5398 . -feicenn tú, ZCP vi 56.25 . 3 s. dochi, Lec. 185rb11 . -acend, LU 3988 ( SCC § 45 ). -fhaccend, MU² 640 . -faic, ZCP vii 303 § 11 . 1 pl. dochiam, PH 8130 ; DDána 26.2 . atchiamait, Acall. 5555 . atciamaid, BNnÉ 60 § 77 . dochímíd, DDána 54.12 . 2 pl. atchíthi, Anecd. i 35.78 . do-chíthí, TSh. 2818 . -facthi, MU² 947 . 3 pl. atcíat, Acall. 1562 . atchíd, TSh. 753 . adchiad, DDána 31.16 . dochíd, 17.12 . dochiat, SG 346.12 . -faicit, PH 7740 . Pass. sg. dociter, RC xlix 9 § 4 . -aicter, Lism. L. 495 . -bhfaicthear, Keat. i 82.21 . rocíter, Marco P. 42 .

Ipv. 1 s. nachataicim, Lism. L. 2297 . 1 pl. faiceam, DDána 119.28 . Pass. sg. faicthear, 60.37 .

Indic. impf. 3 s. do-chíodh, TSh. 4225 . -faiceadh, Dán Dé vi 30 . 1 pl. adcíadhmais, Duan. F. i 10.4 . -bfaicmís, O'Gr. Cat. 508.5 . 2 pl. -bfaicti, BNnÉ 67 § 103 . Pass. sg. dochíthe, Dán Dé xi 29 . -faicte, CCath. 897 . Pl. -faictis, ACL iii 224.y .

Subj. pres. 1 s. do-chear, -bhfaicear, DDána 37.39 . -accar, ZCP viii 120.16 . -faccur-sa, TBC-LL¹ 4061 . 2 s. -accara, PH 4960 . 3 s. -faccara, 6006 . -accera, RC xiii 440.18 . 3 pl. -acatar, PH 1352 . With active endings. 3 s. -faicea, PH 7402 . -facaid, Maund. 261 . 1 pl. -bhfaiceam, DDána 81.19 . 3 pl. -acat, TBFr. 21 § 22 . -faicit, Acall. 2246 , -fhaicet, PH 7678 .

Subj. impf. 2 s. -feictea, ZCP vi 87.29 . 3 s. atchised, TTr.² 641 . -bhfaiceadh, DDána 37.38 . 1 pl. -faicsimmis, RC x 92.10 . -faicmis, IGT Decl. ex. 607 . 3 pl. -faictis, IT i 175.10 . Pass. sg. ? -aiciste, Ériu ii 106 § 16 (perh. to be referred to ad-guid). -haicesda, Lism. L. 2302 .

Fut. and condit. Traces of the reduplicated fut. remain, sometimes with endings of the b-fut. The b-fut. is however the usual formation. With reduplication 2 s. atchicera, Fing. R. 118 . atíchera, PH 1182 . With ro: -aircechasa, LU 6098 . ? adidracacha, O'Dav. 123 . 3 s. atcichfe, Anecd. ii 27.16 . 1 pl. do chíchsiom , Content. xxii 22 . 2 pl. adachichisthi, TFrag. 180.8 . atichistisi, LB 223b19 . Pass. sg. atchichither, LU 3889 ( SCC § 40 ). -aicigther, 6119 (TBC). atcithfither, Acall. 5362 . Condit. 3 s. atcithsead, MR 112.6 . do chichsiodh , Desid. 2147 . Pass. sg. atchichesta, RC xlvi 239.5 . (See also Aithd. D. Gloss.). Without reduplication. 1 s. do chíeabh , IGT Introd. 28.15. (§121) . -aiciub, IT i 80.8 . -feiceab, ZCP vi 85.15 . 2 s. nodcífi, Ériu viii 123.1 . do-chífe, DDána 66.4 . atchífir, Keat. iii 2800 . dochifir, BNnÉ 82 § 164 . -faicfe, DDána 6.6 . 3 s. dochífe, TSh. 1089 . -aicfe, ZCP viii 332.24 . -acéb, LU 309 = ḟaiccbe, RC xx 38.14 . -faccéga (-aigfe, -faigfe, v. ll.), TBC-LL¹ 5581 . -faicfe, Acall. 6310 . -faicfid, ZCP x 342 § 8. 1 pl. attcífem, ZCP viii 207.15 . -faicfeam, TSh. 8624 . 2 pl. dochífide, Dán Dé xxv 31 . -faicfide, Ériu v 242.166 . 3 pl. atchífit, BS 6.3 . docífitt, -ffaicfit, BNnÉ 267 § 235 . Pass. sg. atcífider, RC xxv 390 § 4 . -accfither, LL 14280 . -aicfider, Ériu ii 144 § 161 . dochífear, DDána 12.4 . Condit. 1 s. adcíthfend, Ériu iv 220.8 . 3 s. dochífeadh, TSh. 6056 . atchífeadh, 6008 . -aicfed, Todd Lect. vii 6.68 . 3 pl. dochífidís, TSh. 305 . -faicfitis, Ériu ii 134 § 115 . Pass. sg. itcífea, Ériu ii 198.9 . dacitfidhi, Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.30 .

Pret. and perf. 1 s. atconnac. MU² 745 . dochunnuc, ZCP vi 29.2 . dochonnarc, TSh. 4298 . idconnarcos, ML 4.19 . -facca, SR 1336 . -faccu, TBC-I¹ 870 . -facus, Maund. 260 . -facadhas, Desid. 430 . 2 s. atchonnarcais, LL 13591 . adconnacuis, Lism. L. 1509 . daconncadais, ITS xiv 22.9 . atchonncais, Acall. 4612 . doconncais, 3320 . -faccais, 5143 . -facadais, Sc.M² § 11 . -acaghois, ZCP x 284.19 . 3 s. diconnairc, Ériu ii 15.19 . atchonnaic, TBC-LL¹ 3969 . rachonnaic, 2969 . -facca, 3374 . -faccae, 5099 . -facae, Mon. Tall. 155.11 (§ 67) . -facai, 135.5 (§ 22) . -facaid, 164.6 (§ 88) . -accaig, TBC-LL¹ 2827 . -agaid, Aen. 1396 . -facais, RC xxiv 196.14 . 1 pl. atchoncamar, LU 2331 . do choncamar , 3 C 19, 6 va17 . -facamar, Stair Erc. 2017 . 2 pl. atconncabar, PH 1711 . -facabar, 3360 . -faccabair, Acall. 5770 . 3 pl. atconncatar, Laws iii 168.8 Comm. dochoncatar, PH 6295 . -facadar, TBC-I¹ 311 . -acaiset, ZCP x 410.15 . Pass. sg. doces, RC xvii 416.30 . doconnarcas, ZCP ii 552.8 . atcondcas, Ériu iii 196 § 12 . do cunncus , RC xii 332 § 24 . ra condcas , TBC-LL¹ 2748 . -aices, -facas, IT iii 189.11, 12 . -accas, LL 14172 . -facus, Lism. L. 3804 . Pl. -facessa, TBC-LL¹ 5009 .

Vn. aicsiu , (f)aicsin, etc. IGT Verbs § 4 .

(a) sees, notices, observes: atobcí side `he perceives you', Wb. 25a26 . ní aicci ní lia mescai `he sees nothing for his drunkenness', Ml. 94c3 . do soí dond orient conaci a næscae, Thes. ii 21.37 . isin domnach atcess in cétna sollsi in lái. Ériu ii 198.1 . ranic iath nad adaig aiccesdar (aiccestar, accestar, acastar v. ll.) `he reached the country where night is not seen', ACC 34 ( RC xx 172 ). con-idn-acar ┐ co nidn-arladar that I may see him, Irish Texts i 13 § 40 . ni facaid deilb ┐ ni cumman lais ní do faicsin, Mon. Tall. 164.6 (§ 88) . nach álaind atchíd ba háildiu lee Fróech do acsin, TBFr. 217 . nā tēig, co n-aiccther in frithi fonnuar-sa, TBC-I¹ 1556 . dorala . . . do M. condacaid aislingi, Trip.² 220 . amail boí sí and conḟacaig in lochtobur, RC vi 174.26 . ní confacus beó aéin neich diobh osin alle, AFM vi 2092.5 . do chibh mo Shlanaigtheoir maille rium, ITS xxix 185.3 . rí na ndúl cá chuin do-chear / an dún i bhfuil go bhfaicear, DDána 37.39 . With various prepp.: arnachab-accastar as tír that you may not be seen from land, BDD² 435 . atcess immorro asin Temraig inni sin moreover that thing was seen from Tara, Anecd. iii 34.9 . telach ása n-acastar in tuath fri Luimnech antuaith, Trip.² 2412 . adcí . . . uad debrad na diadachta he sees in the distance . . . ACL iii 245 § 24 . ro-chidisium uathib . . . tigi arda, Celt. Rev. x 106.16 . Folld. by clause: atcondarccaisiu (atconnarcsu, LU) . . . indus imatiag-sa in lind, TBC-I¹ 659 . co n-aiced immar ita / in tech mór atchonnarcsá, LU 3733 . tabhair an taiplis don tigh / gu faicmis amhail imrid, IGT Decl. ex. 607 . With preposition indicating motion: co n-accatar C. . . . is' tech they saw C. coming into the house, Sc.M² § 15 . intan docunncus Fechín docum in dūnaid `when F. was seen coming . . .', RC xii 332 § 24 . atací in slóg cucu tarsa mag, TBC-I¹ 1440 . ó 'tchóndairc epscop Mél P. cuce día chairigud, Trip.² 982 . nir airigedur Cenel Conaill iat co facadur chuctha iat, Ann. Conn. 1247.7 . Cf. an tan atchídís ag triall chuca é, Keat. iii 1591 .

(b) Of mental processes perceives, discerns, realizes: ma adced torbe inna thect `if you should see profit in so going', Wb. 11b22 . da faicea ainfhis . . . ann a múnad, PH 7402 . truagh nach bfacas libh bhar locht, Ir. Review 1912 472 § 11 . atchíu rogabsat ar clanna ililtiugud, ZCP viii 318.31 . mar dobínn 'ga gruaidh gelbuic / docím úaim nach indermaid looking back I perceive that the treatment I got with him . . . is not to be forgotten(?), Prolegomena 45 § 24 . do citer corob i cuis in fiabrusa dlegar do leiges ar tuis, RC xlix 9 § 4 .

(c) Pass. in sense of appears, seems (DO to): atchessa fiad lucht na netarnade comtis aige alta they seemed to those lying in ambush to be wild deer, Thes. ii 354.9 (Hy. vii). ge daciter gorob maille Saturnus nan re . . . as comtrom a ngluasacht though Saturn appears to be slower than the moon their motion is equal, Ir. Astr. Tr. 114.16 . an tan bis an taer dorea tiugh ┐ docitear cum feartana e ┐ nach denann hi, 3 C 19 , 20 ra9 . atchíthe dó i n-aslingi innas ind ḟir no rígfaide and, LU 3452 ( SCC 23 ). is amlaidh doces do mac Gilla Lughan iat, RC xvii 416.31 . doces do muinntir co n-erbalus it seemed to people that I died, Todd Nenn. 210.4 . atcess dóib . . . múr na Rómae the wall of Rome appeared to them, BColm. 78.19 . atces doib tor oir for an muir, Leb. Gab.(i) 72.14 . do condcuss sin dó ina spiraid, gin go faca sé o suilib corpardha é, BCC 362.5 . mar do connarcas d'uaislibh Éireann an dochar do bhí ag teacht, Keat. i 66.19 . doconncus doibh a oirett shin ele d'airde do beith ann, BNnÉ 71 § 121 . pecadh aga bhfaicther dhó maith éigin do bheith ann a sin in which it seems to him there is some good, Ó Héodhusa 181.5 . do connarcus don Pháirlement gurab annteasbach bídh ┐ éadaigh do-rin sin uile, PCT 1677 . Note also: is mar sin dociter Galen aga tuicsin so G. seems to understand it, 3 C 19, 219 ra14 . By extension seems good to (cf. Lat. videtur): cidh anaill atcither duit acht a marbad? what else seems good to you except to kill them? Anecd. ii 12.18 . créad fa bhfacas dhíbh . . . na braighde . . . do chongbháil i ngéibheann, Maguires of F. 55 . déanaidh mar chífighthear dhíbh, 74 . dochonnarcus do'n Spiorad Naomh . . . gan ualach do chur orraibh . . . (visum est Spiritui sancto, Acts xv 28 ) Eochairsg. 14.26 . do connarcus don ōigh . . . eachtra . . . in tsēipēil . . . d'foillsiughadh . . . don naomh-priōir `it seemed good to her to make known', Fl. Earls 114.33 . do-connarcas damh trácht ar éiclipsigh na gréine it seemed good to me to treat of eclipses of the sun, Corp. Astron. 152.4 . do chonncas dhúinn . . . an leabhrán-sa do sgríobhadh, Mac Aingil 50 .

(d) Occas. in sense of do-écci, fégaid: o do conncamair do leighiusaibh uilidhi . . . na ptisisi since we have treated of, 3 C 19, 129 vb23 . da facaid le feirg no le fich ar duine if he look angrily at, Maund. 261 .

1 aicsid

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n ( aicsiu ) seer, observer: aicsed (sic) féig furachair, LB 219a16 ( MacCongl. 97 ).

aicside

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adj io, iā (cf. aicsiu ) visible: na huili dúile aicsidi ┐ nemaicsidi, Trip.² 1367 . ar cach ngúasacht a.¤ ┐ nemaicsidi, BColm. 96.10 . Dia . . . do rinne . . . na huile aicsidhe ┐ neamhaicsidhe, Desid. 4917 . ar aimsighthibh mh'esccarad aicsidhe ┐ neamhaicsidhe, Parrth. Anma 5067 . risan n-eagluis aicsidhe do órduigh Dia ar talamh, Mac Aingil 5318 . as aicsighe an tuarusgbáil adbertois fair, ZCP x 284.30 . Note also: ri rogni cach ṅduil foleith / aicseid ┐ nemaicseid, SR 330 .

aicsin

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x see aicsiu .

aicsiu

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Forms: aicsin, ascin

n n. f. Usually aicsin. Later with g s. -ena, -ina. By metathesis ascin. Also faicsin q.v. Vn. of ad-cí.

Act of seeing: a n-a.¤ oc collud a n-hírend, LU 10561 . bá brón di suidib m'aicsin in imniud, Ml. 44c6 . connabí asse a aicsin leu, 116a1 . oc aiscin in maic, TBC-I¹ 3378 . i nemfecsiu inda gnuis `without looking on their faces', Mon. Tall. 151.3 (§ 62) . diceannaib gen agu aicsen, Laws v 74.4 = cen agu aicsena, O'Curry 317 ( H 3.18, 174b ) `? chiefs to supervise them', Plummer MS. notes. eiric aicsena . . . ┐ eiric nemaicsena e. for seeing, Laws iii 178.14 Comm. dofanic ferg . . . ica n-aiscin, TBC-LL¹ 2439 . íar n-ascin oíbniussa flatha nime, LU 2134 ( FA 20 ). ni denta ingnad dom aisginsi annso, ZCP x 301.18 . adlaichda a ascin ri fraig `hero-like its aspect' (of a shield), LL 18389 . ret fhaicsin, a fholt fiar / do-chuaidh mo chiall uaim, DDána 8.10 . ba miannach a aiscena (: feda) `he was desirous to see her' Metr. Dinds. iv 326.24 . do reir na faicsiona, John vii 24 .

aiscin

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x see aicsiu .

anfolad

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Forms: anfolta

adj (folud). Predominantly in pl. (anfolaid, anfolta). Later (in sense II) with sg. anfola as dental stem (cf. 2 fola).

I Legal. Lit. bad `folud' (see Thurn. ZCP xiv 374 ). Always of improper conduct or behaviour by one party to a contract, settlement, etc. In Laws and Plummer MS notes translated disqualification , by Thurneysen schlechtes Gehaben, etc.: da ndernu in flaith indligedh marbtha res in cele is dilus do . . . imsgar res tre anfoltuib flatha i.e. if the lord commits a murder which injures the client the latter may withdraw from his relationship with him, Laws ii 274.9 Comm. tria anbfoltaibh flatha (of a lord who brings a larger retinue to the house of a tenant than he is entitled to), 232.8 Comm. imscarad imtoga . . . cen anfolta nechtar da lina i.e. a separation by mutual choice of `flaith' and `céile' without either being guilty of wrong conduct, ZCP xiv 384 § 49 ( Laws ii 312 ). imscarad do-tluigi(g)t[h]er flaith fri aigillni na bit anfolaid in ceili gaibter ann i.e. a separation which the `flaith' wishes but not because of any misconduct on the part of the `céile', 385 § 50 (ib. 316 ). imscarad fri hanmolta (leg. anfolta, Ed.) aicgillne mad anfoltach in cele frisin flaith, 387 § 53 (ib. 324 ). imscarad fri anfolta flatha, 387 § 52 (ib. 322 ). bit dono anfolaid beca and cheana na tuillet anisin, 388 § 53 . imscarad contethgatar anfolaid cechtar da lina an am inda-frecrat anfolaid fo cutruma separation due to bad conduct on both sides, 388 § 54 (ib. 326 ). cach innurbut anfoluid every (woman ?) whom bad conduct causes to be repudiated, Laws iii 60.17 . atait secht n-anfolaid fofuaslaicet udhburta in domain i.e. there are seven actions (repugnant to a church) by which one may nullify one's gifts (of land to a church), v 128.13 . tir aduberar do eaclais ar anmain, nad oide folta ata coire fri hubairt (text) .i. . . . ni dona anfoltaib fofuaslaicet udbarta in domain uil ann aice, 430.11 Comm. na nai ngrada deidinach so . . . ni caemtheta dire . . . na hanfolta, iv 352.9 . anfoladh ┐ docerd ┐ anendge (oppd. to airilliudh ┐ indrucus ┐ endce), 344.15 . Note also: ca coma iarrái ar mac micc in rigfeinded? . . . Gan mo léicen . . . nóco tí m'anfalta fein rium till I give reason through my own deficiencies (of a betrothal), Acall. 5700 . Cf. II (c).

II General.

(a) injury, wrong, injustice (where a poss. precedes this has objective force): ba anfola ┐ ba immarcraid ┐ ba écóir a cartad a purt, LL 220a18 ( TTr. 216 ). is forrán fích rabar foglúais ┐ iss anfola immarcraid, 238b18 (ib. 1612 ). i n-a fích immarcraid ┐ i n-a anfolaid anfóill, 222a43 (ib. 377 ). imda ar n-anfala na tig / ic clannaib Labrada Longsich many the injuries done to us(?), 6982 . do cuimnigh a egóir ┐ a anfolaid `his wrongs and injuries', Celt. Rev. iv 14.18 . ? marb an rí . . . / d'fuillídhain is d'anḟalaigh, Acall. 1203 v.l.

Very common with verbs of avenging, pardoning, etc.: acc aithe a ndímiadha a n-anffaladh ┐ a n-aincridhe, AFM v 1614.23 . d'aithe a anffoladh ar a eassccairdibh, vi 2146.15 . fear aithe a anfhalta, MR 262.12 . cen a ancraide ┐ can a anfolaid do dígail, LL 227b10 ( TTr. 761 ). do ḟogail a n-anfolaid for Troiannu, LL 231b49 (`illgotten wealth', TTr. 1081 ). aicsiu cach ríg . . . d'iarraid a n-a.¤ for Troianaib, 232b41 ( 1156 ). díghēlum a[r] n-anfolta fuirri, Fianaig. 54.28 . mana ica-sa t'anfholta no t'anfiacha, MR 264.3 . nír maithset meic E. a n-anbfala do'n céd ruathar, 244.3 .

Hence (b) resentment, grievance, grudge, feud, enmity: ros cuimnigset a n-anfalaid bunaid do chlannaib N., LB 119b32 = BB 18b3 . cor-morad tra cocad ┐ anḟolta iarum i cend cloinde N., LB 119b36 = BB 18b6 . rochumnig cách a anfolaid dia cheli, TFerbe 395 . mé do mharbhadh an mhoghadh / a Dhé an adhbhar anfholadh ? `is this a ground for enmity?', Studies 1924, 242 § 10 . Perh. also: adhnoidh a fhíoch dh'anfholtoibh / críoch fhaghloidh go n-adhantair `in fits of fury', O'Hara 189 . do tabairt córach do M. ina agarthaib ┐ ina anfhaltaib to give M. satisfaction in the matter of his . . . grievances(?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 135.26 .

(c) crime, offence, sin: ciaptar imda a n-anfolaid, Metr. Dinds. iii 390.66 . ar n-a dhiochar tre n-a analtoibh féin a h-Alban, ITS v 26.26 . D. do marbadh . . . tria a anfoltaibh ┐ tria chiontaibh féin, AFM ii 1138.2 . banaltra Dē . . . m'anḟalta lē lēiccfidher my sins will be forgiven for her sake(?), ZCP xii 380.5 . gur bháidh uile ar n-anfholta `till it overwhelmed our sins', A. Ó Dálaigh xv 2 .

Note also: in da oll-broinig . . . anfalaidh, MR 222.20 .

annam

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Forms: annmha

adj o, ā (an + dám, Gwynn, Hermathena xxiii 145 ). pl. annmha (annaimhe, proscribed form), Bard. Synt. Tr. 68 § 17a .

(a) alone, unaccompanied; lonely: is andam . . . lasin n-anmain iar comgnáis . . . na colla . . . insaigid . . . co rígsuide in dúleman, LU 2077 ( FA 15 ) (`lonesome for the soul . . .', Gwynn loc. cit.). cid cain deicsiu Muighe Fail / anam (annam v.l.) iar ngnais Muigi M. `'tis desolate after frequenting M.', Ériu xii 180 § 10 (TE). andam aicsiu ind Inbir / . . . / cen laech Fernaide `a lonely sight is the I.' (Gwynn), AU i 378.21 .

(b) seldom, occurring only rarely: ní frith . . . láech a tairisme . . . andam sin, a Laegairi, or C., Sc.M² § 9R . tú dá innise is annamh, Aithd. D. 11.21 . annamh toradh ná tug siad `scarcely is there a fruit that they have not won', TD 29.39 . failet lim-sa . . . di ingein mar nach annom `as is not rare', ZCP ii 134.20 . nir bh'andam a breth . . . / a creach ar Gallaibh . . ., BB 57a31 . As adv.: is annam do tigedh sé amach acht re diu láe, Stair Erc. 1939 . Compar. as annmha galruightear na seandaóine naid na daóini óga, 23 K 42, 22.13 . In phr. is a.¤ la it is seldom in the case of, it is unusual for (x to do so and so): andam leo crad a ndalta, Anecd. ii 70.7 . rop annam lat bith cen t'arm, TFerbe 470 . ba hannam re trenfheraib tomaitheam air cein ba beo, TTebe 3473 . bid andam lib beith fó chís do rig eli, Alex. 210 . ba hannam leo in ní sin they were not accustomed to that, 427 . an ní dob annamh la h-ua neill frith faill iomcoimhetta fair, AFM vi 2020.12 . ro b'annamh lim láthair . . . d'fácbháil, MR 308.21 .

Attrib.: an dianaister annamh ainmeinic, Hugh Roe² 20.21 (fo. 6a) . ar ghlór mín i n-uair annuimh `in gentle rare-spoken voice', Aithd. D. 41.13 . In sense of rare, strange, unusual: Aodh . . . an airm annaimh `of the wonderful weapon'(?), O'R. Poems 489 and n. grés annamh ag inghin Oilill `precious needle-work', O'Hara 4187 . fuair . . . an réir n-annaimh n-éadálaigh `that extraordinary award of goods', TD 3.25 . ceas naoidhean an eóin annaimh (of the cuckoo during winter), L. Cl. A. B. 164.69 . ríoghradh an uaignis annoimh who are seldom unattended, 114.93 . a ghrādh buan gach fhir annaimh `of every guest (i.e. visiting poet)', O'R. Poems 2305 and Gloss. searc gach éinfhir annaimh í, O'Hara 2934 . Cf. oirchiosachd aoidheadh n-annamh (a work of charity), Mac Aingil 3612 . aoighe sgeoil uaignigh annaimh, DDána 97.14 . sgél go ccéill n-uainghigh n-annaimh, O'R. Poems 531 .

? brigh annum .i. quert uadside for a fidh coibnesa, BB 310a37 (kenning for the letter Q) = brig anduine .i. ceirtech, Anecd. iii 44.16 .

cichardacht

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n ā, f. (cicharda) eagerness(?): aicsiu . . . cach trenḟir . . . fo chichurdacht ┐ chomhgráin a mbrotha, LL 31969 (` fearfulness ', TTr. 1155 ).

déicsiu

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Forms: déiscin, décsain, déscain, déccain, déchain, dégain, déchsain, déschain, déicsiu, deicsiu, degsi, dechsain, Déicsen, deicsin, descena

n, f. vn. of do-éccai. In Mid. Ir. usually déiscin (déscin), décsain, déscain, interchanging with déccain, déchain, dégain, déchsain (déschain), q.v. n s. déicsiu, Wb. 25a29 . deicsiu, LL 343a24 ( Tec. Corm. 2 , degsi, dechsain, v.l.). g s. Déicsen, Triads 43 . deicsin as n s., Ml. 56d15 . n p. descena, Auraic. 1922 .

Act of looking, gazing (opp. to aicsiu seeing); viewing, searching, inspecting: soiset braine an curaig . . . do deiscin an neich adchondcatar, RC x 80 . bói oc décsain in lacha co bfaca oilén uad immach, SG 53.30 . do dēcsain ┐ do frecomet in maigi, TBC-I¹ 3105 . ata nech dubar ndeicsin gl. est qui inspiciat, Ml. 82a7 . ní foílsitis deícsin a gnúsa, Wb. 15a20 . tair lim do deiscin mo sét, SR 3197 . as dégsi nimhe gan gréin, | fairgsi muighe Néill gan Niall, AFM ii 594 . ac déscid (sic) in láich sin, TBC-LL¹ 5392 . With FOR: tíagam . . . do dēiscin ūainn for fertais Locha Echtra, TBC-I¹ 602 . sochaidhi dib dia mba descin dedenach a ndescin for in Roim andsin who looked for the last time on Rome then, CCath. 800 . do midem ┐ do mórdescain dam bar in slúag sin, CRR § 26 . Cf. ro-gab ac . . . mor-descin in tṡloig, ibid. Note also: dech do ríg . . . déicsiu cach thrúaig looking after , Tec. Corm. 2 . secht n-acenta ┐ secht ndescena seven aspects, Auraic. 1922 .

F

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Forms: f, f, -h-, -βf, f/p, β, f-, ḟ, fh, ḟh, s, ff, ḟ, ff, ḟf, bf, bḟ, bhf, fh

the third consonant of the Ogham alphabet, called in Irish after the alder-tree , fern ( Auraic. 1168 , 4264 , IGT, Introd. § 4 ), represents a bilabial voiceless spirant. O. Ir. initial f in most cases comes from IE , e.g. fer, corresponding to Lat. vir, W. gwr; fír: Lat. uērus, W. gwir. Both initially and in the interior of words it may also denote lenited s < sṷ, e.g. (mo) fiur (siur < *sṷesōr, W. chwaer); (mór) fesser (sesser; cf. W. chwech); airfitiud, < *air-sétiud (√ sṷeizd); toffunn, vn. of do-seinn. In the later language this f lenites to -h-. Occasionally f seems written for -βf, e.g. atrefea, fut. of ad-treba, Wb. 30b18 , Ml. 36a19 , 107a15 . In loan words f may replace Lat. u, e.g. fín < uinum, fís < visio; Lat. ph, e.g. felsub. fellsam < philosoph-; Lat. f, e.g. figor < figura. In fromad beside promad (Lat. prob-) there is an alternation of f/p also found in a few other words, native as well as borrowed, e.g. fairche /pairche (< parūchia), fairisínech, pairisínech, frém /prém (O. Ir. frén). In late Romance loanwords f may replace p. eg. falafraigh < palefrei. In Mid. Ir. rotfia = rotbia (e.g. LL 306b13 , ratfia, Lism. L. 350 , 464 , etc.) f may represent the sound of β unvoiced by preceding, t, but cf. ronfia, Lism. L. 775 .

Inorganic f is frequently inserted

(a) in O. Ir. deuterotonic forms of compound verbs before the initial vowel of a stressed syllable, e.g. do-fuarat `remains over' (*di-uss-reth), do-fuissim `generates' (*to-uss-sem).

(b) In Mid. Ir. it also appears in forms such as do-fongad (see tongaid), do-fuit = do-tuit, do-fargaid (targaid `offered') do-fucc = doficc, and cf. dafiṅggebad `who would ward him off' SR 5796 , 5820 . And occasionally in a hiatus form of a simple verb: bífad, sec. fut. of benaid SR 5812 . bífed LL 60.28 . Cf. Fer fī = Fer hí, s.v. 3 eó.

(c) In a number of words which in O. Ir. began with a vowel f is prefixed in the later language. In the classical period both forms are in use in the literature, but it is in most cases the f- form that has survived in Mod. Ir.: fadaig- kindle (O. Ir. ad-doí); faicsin seeing (O. Ir. aicsiu ); faidlenn rack (earlier aidlenn); faire watch, heed (O. Ir. aire); faisnéis relating (O. Ir. aisndís); fanaid waits (O. Ir. anaid); farrad in phr. i bhf. ¤ (O. Ir. arrad); fás growing (O. Ir. ás); faslach (aslach); fastad, -ód, -úd (O. Ir. astud); fathach giant (athach, O. Ir. aithech peasant); fatód kindling (O. Ir. atúd); féta- is able (O. Ir. -éta possesses); fiafraig- inquire (O. Ir. -iarfaig); focus near, neighbourhood (O. Ir. ocus); fúacht cold (O. Ir. úacht); fúaigid (cf. úaigid); fúar cold (O. Ir. úar); fúath horror (O. Ir. úath); fuinnsenn gs., ashtree, (see uinnius); fuiseóc lark (see uiseóg); furnaide waiting (O. Ir. irnaide, ernaide; see airnaide).

In the case of certain words, mostly verbal forms, beginning with f followed by a vowel, a form without the initial f is also recognized in the Early Modern period; thus we get, e.g. fácbáil, ácbáil; faghbháil, aghbháil; fúair, úair; furáilemh, uráilemh; falafraigh, alafruigh; feiretrom (Lat. feretrum), eiletrum; fomhóir, omhóir, etc.

The lenition, that is, the expunction of f (see Ériu ii 41 ) is sporadically expressed by ḟ from a comparatively early period; there are instances in Sg., but the practice did not become regular before the Early Modern period. During this period fh is also used occasionally ( ḟh, Matthew vi 38 ). It is regular in Stapleton (see below). In mórḟeser, Ardm. 18b2 , where represents lenited s < *su (see above) the reason of the dot is not apparent. Cf. a ḟiúr, LU 10607 .

The `eclipsis' or voicing of f is not marked in the Glosses or in the earlier Mid. Ir. MSS. In later Mid. Ir. it is expressed usually by ff; in some MSS often by ḟ, e.g. i ḟasach LB 276b18 ; dia ḟaicet, 245b52 . In the Late Middle and Early Modern period we find ff, ḟf, bf, bḟ, bhf. Some scribes use all these indiscriminately in the same text. In Stapleton's Catechismus (1639) both lenition and eclipsis are denoted by fh.

faiceáil

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n (< aicsiu with prothetic f and new suffix. Late Mid. Ir.) seeing: bidgais in Satan ac faicsin na croisi ... aca faiceail dochuaid mo nert ar nemhní, ar in Satan, LB 278b11 . can dóith a [bh]faiceála, Celtica xxi 504.164 . cumus mo mhná pósta d’fhaiceál, 504.165 . gan duine ar domhun d’fhaiceál, 514.362 . is gairid lium t'faiceál 'I rejoice at the sight of you', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 223 § 62.2 . Cf. feicáil.

faicsin

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Forms: faicsin, faisgin, faigsin, faisgin, faigseana

n ā, f. ( aicsiu ) faicsin faisgin, IGT, Decl. § 148 . faigsin, faisgin; fear faigseana , 111 § 4 . aicsin, lochtach, ┐ dorinnedh hí, ib. n.

I Seeing (see aicsiu ): rogab grāin ... iat ica facsin, Ann. Conn. 1249 § 10 .

II That which is seen, hence outward appearance, aspect: rogabh faixin bháis, gach fer | ar egla a mbáis ..., Duan. F. i 72.27 . as imne baoi ... C., ┐ ailgine adhbhair airdrigh ina f.¤ , ZCP xiv 218.13 . do reir na faicsiona according to appearance John vii 24 . co facuidh C. a bfaicsin neoil ┐ rotha grene ┐ escai celmaine dochuir saw by the aspect Marco P. 68 . fírinne na faicsiona sin do dhearbhughadh, Ó Héodhusa [265 ]. With metathesis: cend gascid clainne hAdaim | líach a ḟascin i mbaegul, LL 244b25 ( TTr. 2074 ). See feicsin.

1 nem-

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Forms: neph-, neb-, neph-, neb-, neph-, neph-, neph-, nem-, neph-, nem-, nemth-, neamh-, neamh-, neimh-

(neb-, neph-) neg. prefix used in composition with nouns and adjectives in temporary formations, serving merely to negate the positive sense of the word or denote the absence of the object (action, quality, etc.) expressed thereby, without adding any new meaning as do the prefixes an-, é-, mí- (e.g. nebchretem = not believing; anchretem = unbelief). In O.Ir. the forms neb- and neph- are used; in Wb. neb- before a vowel or voiced consonant, neph- before a voiceless cons.; in Sg. and Ml. only neph- (often written as a distinct word). In early Mid.Ir. neph- (nef-) and nem- are used, before voiceless and voiced consonants respectively; during the Mid.Ir. period neph- is ousted by nem- (also written nemp-, nemth-). Before a palatal vowel in the follg. word the final consonant is affected (later expressed by the spelling neim-). Mod.Ir. neamh-, (before palatal vowel) neimh-. Lenites follg. consonant; occas. (in late texts) eclipses a follg. b: nemhmbith, Ériu ii 64 n. 31 ; neimmbind, ZCP iii 32.2 ; neimmbisid (leg. -mbisig), O'Gr. Cat. 289.32 ; neamhmbáidh, Keat. i 50.22 ; neambocht, Keat. Poems 30. nemtsomainech, ZCP x 306.34 is due to analogy of cases in which lenited s prefixes t after the article; cf. nemtsos.

In Glosses common esp. with verbal abstracts, participles and nomina agentis. With vn. commonly used in O. and Mid.Ir. in the sense not to (do someth.), to refrain from (doing someth.), where in Mod.Ir. the prep. gan would be used. With adj. in Glosses freq. renders Lat. in-.

With nouns and adjs. often used to express an alternative or contrast to a foregoing corresponding positive: imdibe Tít nó a nebimdibe Titus' circumcision or his non-circumcision, Wb. 18d9 . eter gess ┐ nemgess, BDD 59. ní ébairt riu a chathim ┐ ní ebairt a nemchathim to eat it . . . not to eat it, TBC-LL¹ 137. ni tharat aichne for charait nā for nemcharait, FDG 238. o na comarsannaib ┐ ó na nemchomarsannaib, PH 7576. náire fri maith, nemnáire fri holc, PH 8228. ara hingin do tabairt do Aenias ┐ ara nemtabairt do Thuirn, Aen. 1644. do ced Gall ┐ do neimhchet Chloinne Taidhg, AFM v 1708.7 . an laphuirt ┐ a[n] nemhlabhuirt speech and silence, Ériu v 130 § 47 . ri ro gni cach ṅdūil . . . aicseid ocus nemaicseid, SR 330. cia lasmad laind nō nemlaind in sluagad, TBC-LL¹ 413. longa na cenntur foicsi ┐ nemhfoicsi near and far, Marco P. 5.

In many cases compds. with nem- come to be stable and assume a more or less positive meaning; cf. marbum na nemcaraid ud Crist those foes of Christ (i.e. the Saracens), RC xix 164.2 , with FDG 238 quoted above.

In later Bardic poetry compds. of neamh-, neimh- somet. serve mainly to supply a rhyme.

In later Mid.Ir. occas. compounded with finite forms of verb.

The following lists are illustrative only:

(a) with subst. ¤acallam: ba himned la F. nempaccallam ina hingine not to converse with, ZCP iv 38.4 = cen acallaim na ingine, LL 249b 26 ( TBFr. 155 ). ¤accomol: dliged nephaccomoil inna teora liter of not joining the three letters, Sg. 7b9 . ¤ág ill luck: ZCP ii 354.24 (nemagh). neamhágh, Keat. Poems 1033. ¤airchóit harmlessness: istait na nemurchoite, PH 7773. ¤áirem: hó nephairim, gl. innumero, Ml. 17d6 . ¤airitiu: tri nebairitin lóge not accepting pay, Wb. 11a12 . nemfairitiu, Mon. Tall. 35. nephairmid a non-computer , Ml. 50d2 (gl. incompotem, connected by glossator with compoto = computo) ; cf. Sg. 67b16 . nephascnaidid, gl. impos, Sg. 106a1 . neimbiathad laech a tri corgusaib na bliadna no refection of laymen, Anecd. i 44.10 . ¤breth: fochund a facbála ┐ a nembrithi leis of not bringing her, TTr.² 15. ¤buith not being: n s. nebud, Wb. 24d11 . nébeth, 9b17 . i nepbuith dia réir in not being subject to his control, 14a16 . ón nepuid hi cumgaib from not being in straits, Ml. 122a11 . Ériu ii 64 § 6. nemhchaint holding one's tongue, Ériu v 130 § 50. nemchaithem, TBC-LL¹ 137 (see above). tre neamhchaitheamh bídh abstaining from food, Keat. iii 2096. ¤chara, FDG 238 (see above). O'Gr. Cat. 384.17. ¤cenél: hi nephchenéil, gl. in non gentem, Wb. 5a14 . neimhcert wrong (injustice), KMMisc. 174.9 . neimhchert gaoidhilghi incorrect Gaelic, Mac Aingil Pref. 8 . ¤chet, AFM v 1708.17 (see above). neimchin (< cin guilt) guiltlessness, ZCP vi 277.12 . neimchin (< cin regard, affection), BCC 304.4 . ¤comainsid: g s. ind nephchomainsedo of the non-trampler, Ml. 42b28 (gl. inculcatoris, in- taken as neg.). ¤comairle: rena nemcomhmairle do denamh by heeding not his counsel, BCC 246.34 . nebchomaitecht non-indulgence , Wb. 6c12 . as crād don cach . . . nemchomaitecht doib im caomclód praindi not to be indulged with a change of diet, Mon. Tall. 64. nemchomall non-fulfilment , PH 7951. nebchomalnad not fulfilling, Wb. 19c4 , cf. 14a15 . ónd nephchomḟogur, gl. inconsonantia, Sg. 152b3 . nebchongabthetu, gl. incontinentia, Wb. 9d24 . nemchotlud not sleeping, TBC-LL¹ 1703. nemcolladh insomnia, RC xlix 18.4 ; 23.9 ( ¤codladh). nebchretem a n-ad[f]iadar di Crist not believing, Wb. 27a10 . ¤crích: ar neachrích (= unsettled, aimless), Measgra D. 64.48 (neimhcrich v.l.). nemhchuimhne not remembering; an amnesty, AFM vi 2182.1 . nephcuimsighe incapacity, O'Gr. Cat. 222.9. nephchuindchid anmae Dáe not seeking, Ml. 104c1 . neamhchuid non-participation, indifference , TD 16.10 . nephchumsanad not resting, Ml. 33d20 . nephchumscugud immutability , Sg. 10a14 . LL 38b37 (nem-). ¤déicsiu not looking, g s. nephdéicsen, Ml. 50d11 . ¤déine lack of vigour , see CCath. 4417 ; Dán Dé xiii 8 . nephdéirge not deserting , Sg. 209b26 . Ériu iii 106 y . nephdēnum neich di ulc not doing any evil, Ml. 23c20 . nebdénum, Wb. 5c23 . fil ara nemdénam de | maíle is meth the penalty of not doing it is baldness, Metr. Dinds. iii 24.313 . nephdiall absence of declension, Sg. 75a1 . nemhdileghadh indigestion , O'Gr. Cat. 207.11. a leth an nemdileghtha, RC xlix 8.5 . nemduine, gl. nemo, Ir. Gl. 954. nephetarcnae inna timnae non-discernment, Ml. 58a20 . -fagbá(i)l not finding, PH 3699. ZCP viii 543.17 . nemagbail in measa, ACL iii 240 § 3. ¤faicsin (= O.Ir. aicsiu ): fer a nemhfhaixena gusin tan sin one who had never seen it till then, Fl. Earls 188.12 . Cf. i nemfecsiu inda gnuis `without looking on their faces', Mon. Tall. 62. nemfheodaigecht unfadingness, LB 221b65 . ¤fis(s) ignorance: nephis, Ml. 58a20 . ¤ḟonn indifference : toirsi ┐ nemhfhonn fā neithibh diadha, Celtica i 192.1032 . nemhforbunn, Lism. L. 4617 (of the Law of Moses, oppd. to forbann = heathen law). némfreccra epistle not answering, Alex. 826. ¤fuigell: nemfugell do chiunn fria membru that the head should not pass judgement on the members, ZCP xv 331 § 23. ¤gabál: is ferr a nemgabail not to accept it, Mon. Tall. 35. nephgabaltaid, gl. incapax, Ml. 117a1 . ¤gess non-taboo, BDD 59. nemhghlóir ingloriousness, O'Gr. Cat. 466.19. nephícc non-salvation, Ml. 88b8 . neimhiocht lack of trust, suspicion , Keat. ii 2504. nebimdibe, Wb. 18d9 . nemimniche (.i. cen imnedh do beth air) freedom from care, Anecd. v 25.4 . nephinotacht non-entrance , Wb. 33b5 . ¤insce impersonal form ( Phil. Soc. Trans. lxiv (1965/66) 153 ): tigther, tegar as .c. ar a neminscne sin, IGT Verbs § 5 (174.19) . nephithe, gl. inedia, Ml. 127c18 . nemláthar `mean spirit', Metr. Dinds. iii 56 z (: derbráthar). ¤lécud: bui comairli . . . im nemlegodh Logai isin cath not to let L. into the battle, RC xii 88 § 95. neamhlón lack of support, Content. xxix 14 (: mearshlógh). ní lour in nebmaldachad mani bendachae it is not enough not to curse, Wb. 5d23 . ¤marbtacht, gl. immortalitatem, RC xxviii 320 § 47. ¤marbdacht immortality : nemmarbtach[t] gl. im[m]ortalitatem, RC xxviii 320 § 47 . tlacht na nemmarbdachta ┐ na nemtruaillnidechta, PH 3520 . nebmess for nech not judging any one, Wb. 8d26 . nebmoídem not boasting, ib. nephmolad Dáe not praising, Ml. 145c3 . nemnáire lack of diffidence, boldness , LL 400a22 . 187a24 ( ¤nári). PH 8228. nemnerte want of strength, Aen. 2889. ¤ní see neimní. ¤olc: o nach ulc nó nephulc, ZCP vii 481 ( Enchir. Aug. 74a ). ¤opair, O'Mulc. 446. ¤pecad, ib. 97 . hond nephpiandatu, gl. impunitate, Ml. 28a11 . ¤praind: g s. nepproinde la geinti of not dining, Wb. 19a10 . ¤ríar: dá neimhréir against his will, Dán Dé xxviii 13 . ¤sástid (lit. a non-satisfier): ind nephsastid, gl. inexplebiliter, Ml. 62a7 . nephscríbend omitting to write, Ml. 94a1 . Alex. 826 (nem-). nemhshén misfortune, ill luck, AFM iii 226.20 . nephthabart, Ml. 51d2 ; 54b22 . tre nebthabirt dígle fuirib, Wb. 18b13 . nephthairmthechtid an intransitive verb, Sg. 189a7 . ¤tathaige: o ro airigh sidhe a nemhtathaighe asa sccoraibh `that they were not in the habit of going outside their encampments', AFM vi 2192.21 . nemhthathaidhe deuosioin, Fl. Earls 120.1 . ¤techt: dogena nephthecht dia cungid thou shalt not go to look for them, LL 251b36 ( TBFr. 360 ). neimhtheacht ré chéile discrepancy, variance, Keat. i 86.65 . nebthobe non-circumcision, Wb. 1d18 . nephthoimtiu bed peccad són not supposing that it was sin, Ml. 43a15 . ¤tol: asa ndérnad nemthoil Dé ┐ toil ar máigistrech-ne, PH 8142. toil ┐ nemtoil na naturae, O'Gr. Cat. 235.33. do nemhthoil Rígh Saxan against the wishes of, AFM iii 200.11 . nemthomailt fheola abstention from eating meat, PH 6542. nebthórtrommad not pestering, Wb. 27c24 . ¤tráth: codla nemhthrátha `unseasonable sleep', Ériu i 32.4 . ¤trúaillidecht incorruptibility : tlacht na nemmarbdachta ┐ na nemtruaillnidechta, PH 3520 . ¤tuath: bid tuad dom-sa mo nebtuad (= non plebs mea), Wb. 4d1 . ¤tuidecht: nephtuidechd do Dia not coming, Mon. Tall. 21. PH 5462. ¤uall: a dhuine doní neamhuaill `who art humble', Dán Dé vii 31 .

(b) with adj. (in O.Ir. chiefly participial formations rendering Lat. compds. with in-): ¤acnatae unnatural: nephacnataib, gl. insolitis, Ml. 129d3 . nephadnachtae unburied , Sg. 20a4 . ¤aerda `non-aerial', material, gross, YBL 161a21 (of demon host). ¤aicside invisible: aicseid ocus nemaicseid, SR 330. i rétaib nebaicsidib, Wb. 4a24 . na huli dúli aicsidi ┐ nemaicsidi, Trip. 120.2 . iarndligud nemaicsidi, LU 2557 ( RC xxv 238 § 9). tuirsi inmhedónach nemhfhaicsidhe, Parrth. Anma 352.3 . slainte nemaidilcnech o legessaib not in need of medicines, Alex. 844. ¤airchóitech harmless, innocent: nepherchoitecha, gl. innocuos, Ml. 74c6 . fuil nemurcóidech, Maund. 86. i mbéalaibh na leanbh neamhurchóideach, Keat. iii 1596. ¤airchradach: cēt guth nemircradach never-failing, Cog. 50.17 . ¤airdirc: marbhta nemhoirderca `not illustrious', AFM vi 2230.7 . nephaithimfolṅgidi, gl. inefficaces, Ml. 80c12 . nephanmanaigthi, gl. nec spiritu viventium animati, 124c20 . nephanmandi, gl. inanimata (a p n.), 60b5 , cf. 130a3 . ¤arsaid not old: co nemarrsaid with fresh vigour, ZCP vi 41.27 . nephatdānaigthe, gl. inremuneratus, Ml. 138a5 , 116b7 . sluag . . . neambāid unloving, unkind, YBL 161a20 . ¤básaigthe(ch) immortal : Día do bhī nemmbāsuighthe, Celtica i 169.240 . a mbethaidh shuthain nembāsuighthe, 170.268 . nemmbāsuighthech, 170.258 . ¤bec: nephbic, Ml. 39d21 (gl. immodicae [laudis]; the glossator uses gend. of `molad'). ¤bind, ZCP iii 32.2 (neimmbind). ¤boc[h]t, Thes. ii 351.37 (gl. díbocht, Hy. vi 8 ). ¤bras(s): triath n. (of Christ), Anecd. i 39 y . Metr. Dinds. iii 360.2 (`mild'). ¤brisc infrangible , MacCongl. 105.17 . nephchainchomracacha, gl. impacata (neut. pl.), Ml. 26b13 . nephchathaigthe, gl. in bellum (taken as compd. adj.), 126c22 . ¤cetaigthech unallowed: mian nemhcedaighteach, ITS xvi 12.21 . go neamhcheaduightheach without leave, Keat. iii 3185. nephcētbatai, gl. inanimata (neut. pl.), Ml. 130a4 . ¤cintach guiltless , see ZCP vi 277.19 . AFM ii 1138.25 . ¤clóithe: nephchloithi, gl. invicti, Ml. 83b7 . is nemchlóti Dia, PH 799. cenél nemclaeti, Aen. 2752. ¤coiceltach unsparing : gleo neimnech nemchoigeltach, Caithr. Thoirdh. 8.26 . nemhchoigealtach, Fl. Earls 198.9, 18 . cineadh bhíos ... neamhchoigealtach ar a bheathaidh = prodiga, Keat. i 64.53 . ¤coimse(-ch) immeasurable, beyond reckoning: is nemchoimsi mét anóra na mainistrich, Maund. 183 , cf. 162 . nemchoimsigh, 78 . is nemchoimseach do mōrchomachta, Fl. Earls 138.18 . neamhchoimsigh ` incomprehensible ', Eg. Gl. 764. nephchomtetarrachti incomprehensible , Ml. 55d11 (n p.). nephchorpde (= incorporalis), Sg. 59b16 . nepchostae footless (gl. apes), 102b4 . ¤creitmech: isin tír ngentlighi neimchreitmidh unbelieving , Ériu v 156.3 . ¤chríchnuigthe infinite : mur chumhachta neimhchrīochnuighthe, Celtica i 165.80 . in mhaith nemhchrīochnuighthe, 167.169 . ¤chrín unwithered, unfading , CCath. 4717. craind nua nemchrína, LL 218b32 . ¤chrínda id., LL 295b7 = RC xiii 40 § 10 . ¤chumscaigthe immovable; unmoved, unchanged (?): nephchumscaigthe immovable, Ml. 40d23 . nemcumscaighthi (= immobiles), Trip. 4.24 . baitsidhe .i. nemsumscaighthi, ... is é beraid in lucht agata na bretha nemcumscaigthi, O'Dav. 271 . nephchutmaide, gl. illapsam, Ml. 89d4 . ind nephdeithbir, gl. immerito, Ml. 38d10 . 94a8 . ¤dermatach not forgetful, PH 8254. ¤desctha unleavened: arān n., SR 4352 , cf. PH 5073. hi cét-ló na némdescata (= azymorum), 5028 . nephdiachtae (= inultus), Ml. 111b6 . ¤diada: ar tír a ndéé nemṡuthain nemdiadai Neptúin not divine, LL 224b10 ( TTr. 535 ). duine neimhdhiadha ungodly , Proverbs xvi 27. co sollsi némdibaide inextinguishable , LB 138b5 . ¤dil not dear: nir bo n. la Dia hé acht robo dil, LU 1110 (gl. ni andil, ACC 116 ). arccain a n-eccrat ┐ a neimhdheala foes, Hugh Roe 188.18 (f. 50b) . ¤díles: in nephdílius, gl. improprie, Ml. 28d4 . duine neimhdhílios unfaithful , Proverbs xxv 19. nephdilledach indeclinable , Sg. 91b5 , cf. 35a13 . ¤dimde (< dim `thing') unreal: it nephdimdi .i. nidat ní, gl. nihil, Ml. 130d7 . ¤dingbala ( ¤bálta) unworthy: cidat nemdingbal-su [sic] do thabairt onora, LB 236a1 . nemdíngbala, 233b34 . airdeaspog neamhdhiongmhálta, Keat. iii 51. nephdíte, gl. indefensus, Ml. 103c5 , cf. 85d13 . ¤dligthech irrational , see Ml. 16b12 . ¤dorcha: neithe nuaidhe nemhdoirche clear, manifest , ZCP x 6.23 . nephdudrachtach (= ¤duth-) gl. indevotus, Ml. 49c1 . nephecailse, gl. indiscussum, 56c8 , cf. 114b4 . ¤élnide (élnigthe) undefiled , PH 2390 , 2391 . o'n ōig nemelnigthe, 176 . in t-Uan neimelnidi, Lism. L. 1119 . nephǽrnaidi (< ess-ro-snī-) not escaped, Ml. 134b9 (g s f.), gl. invasae (in- taken as neg.). neimheasbadhach without want, Ériu v 64.13 . nephéscide moonless , Ml. 29d14 , cf. 30a1 , 5 . neamhfhann not feeble , BS 26.19 . ¤féig not keen-sighted: n p m. nephfegi, Ml. 42d8 . nemfegtach unobservant, unheeding: co hanbḟaitech n.¤ , LB 234b23 . neimhfhealltach free from treachery, see Fl. Earls 92.22 . neimfhirindech untruthful , Acall. 3903. neimhfhírinneach unrighteous , Proverbs xiii 5. nephfodlaide indivisible , gl. impertitum (taken as = in-partitum), Ml. 26a9 . gl. insecabilem, Sg. 189b6 . nephḟodlaidi, gl. atoma, 28b23 . nephḟograigthi, gl. inconcinna (neut. pl.), Sg. 138a8 . ¤foirbthe imperfect , see Fl. Earls 126.22 . íodhbairt neamhfholamhail bloodless, Eochairsg. 24.9 . ¤forcennach boundless (of the ocean), Ériu iv 142.10 . murbrucht nemḟorcnedach, LL 168b10 . neph[ḟ]repthae, gl. immedicabile, Ml. 58a17 . neph[ḟ]rept[h]anaigthe, gl. immedicabilem, 76a17 . nepfrescastae unexpected ; gl. insperatus in Ml. 36b9 ( ¤frescestu), 56d1 ( ¤rescastu), 40b10 ( ¤rescastib). nephfrithgabthe, gl. ineffrenata (n s f.), Tur. 114. nephfrithortae, gl. inlaesum, Ml. 39a4 . ¤fhuirechair, gl. [im]provigil, Ir. Gl. 985. neamhfhuirithe unprepared , AFM v 1430.8 . neamhghann ample, unstinted , Dán Dé xxvii 21 . ¤gel not fair, swarthy: re cois nglúine neimhghil Néill, IGT Dec. ex. 1233 , cf. KMMisc. 170.7 . cathugud neimgēr can arm not keen, spiritless, BColm. 2.25 . nebglan, gl. inlustratus, Thes. ii 234.13 . an dá ghuthaidhe neamhghlana impure vowels (i.e. the semi-vowels u and i), IGT Introd. § 9. Nemglan, rí énlaithi, BDD 145 . neimhghlic unwise , A. Ó Dálaigh xxxii 8. nephglidi (part. of gelid), gl. intonsi, Thes. ii 46.21 (Philarg.). ¤glinne not secure (?), see Thes. ii 352.41 . ¤gnáth unusual, unwonted , LB 234b40 . nephgnatha, gl. insoliti, Ml. 40d15 . ceardacht neamhghnáth rare, Dán Dé vi 39 . ¤gnáthach id.; Fl. Earls 236.34 , AFM vi 2226.24 . neimhiarmartach regardless of consequences, reckless , CCath. 5904. nephícthe, gl. immedicabilem, Ml. 76a17 . nephimmaircide, gl. inconveniens, 17b6 . nephimfolngidi, gl. inefficaces, 17a5 . nephimgabthi unavoidable , 40b9 . neimhionann not the same, different , Fl. Earls 100.8 . go neimhionann unevenly, irregularly , TSh. 1655. nephindlachtae, gl. inscissus, Ml. 96a8 ( ¤indlachtu d s m.). nephinducbaide, gl. ingloriosus, 139d2 . neimhiongnadh not strange , Keat. ii 4878. cocad . . . nemlac not weak, Cog. 100.26 . ¤laind unenergetic , TBC-LL¹ 413. nephlesc, gl. impiger, Ml. 106c7 . nebleisc, gl. non pigri, Wb. 5d17 . go neimhlescc, AFM v 1658.13 . brúti nemliterdhai illiterate , MacCongl. 29.21 . ¤lochtach faultless , see LU 4250 , PH 2399. ¤lochtaigthe unblamed, blameless , SR 592. nem[m]aithmech unforgiving , Fianaig. 82.13 . cunntas nemmhaithfech inexorable , Ó Héodhusa 172.7 . ¤marbda not mortal , IT i 191.26 ( FA 30 LB). ní mhuirbfitis in nemhmarbdhai, LB 229a54 . ¤meirgide unrusting: d'uma nemergidi, Cog. 152.10 . nemergdi, 50.16 . nem[m]ertnech unflagging , Cog. 100.26 , cf. 160.7 . neimmertnech, LL 224b14 . nephmesse, gl. inexaminatum, Ml. 117a2 . ¤munnterdha unfriendly , RC xxviii 316 § 26. ¤nár unabashed, bold, shameless: LU 5253 = TBC-LL¹ 775 (neph-). co nefnar, LL 3b23 = co nemnár, Leb. Gab.(i) 212.2 . ¤nechtardae neutral, see nemnechtardae. ¤opthach non-refusing? n.¤ fri hernail cech uilc ` consenting to', PH 8181. ¤pecthach sinless , see BNnÉ 196.29 . ¤pudrach harmless , Alex. 837. neamsádhal ` ungentle ', Ériu iv 114.10 . AFM v 1314 y . nephsaithrach, gl. inlaborata, Ml. 103b4 . neamhsgaoilteach ` niggardly ', Ériu v 52.2 . ¤scélach not given to tattle, ZCP iii 29.14 . neimhsciamhach unsightly , Fl. Earls 36.22 . ¤scíth unwearied , LL 224b14 . ¤scíthach id., LB 137b1 . nephsētaigthi, gl. invias, Ml. 126a13 . ¤snímach unanxious , PH 5923. AFM v 1756.2 . ¤somaínech unprofitable , ZCP x 306.34 (nemts-), cf. 289.1 (nemhsh-). nephsuande, gl. insomnis, Ml. 95d12 . nephsūilig, gl. minus oculati, 42d8 . neamhshunnartha indefinite , IGT Introd. 7.20 . ¤suthain transitory, mortal , see ¤diada. ¤thairberta unsubdued , Alex. 524. nephthairismech (gl. instans. . . . quod vix stare potest), Sg. 147b1 . nephteipirsnechaib, gl. influidis, Ml. 129d4 . neimtim ` undaunted ', CCath. 3356. nemhtindisnech, gl. infestinosus, Ir. Gl. 617. ¤tláith, Ériu iv 222.10 . nephthoachtae, gl. inbellum, Ml. 126c22 (part. of to-fich-). nepht[h]oimtiu (d s m.), gl. insperatâ, 56d1 (< to-muin-). nephthort[h]ech unfruitful (?), Ériu iii 6.1 . nemhthonnach waveless , Ériu ii 112 § 34. ¤threbtha uncultivated , viii 8.13 . neimhthréith not weak, strong , BNnÉ 280.24 . ¤thremeta, gl. impenetrabilis, Gild. Lor. 66. ¤throeta unconquered , ib. ¤thrócar unmerciful , PH 7627. ¤tromm: hua Néill nemthruim, LL 182a8 = Arch. Hib. ii 49 § 27. ¤thrúailnide uncorrupted : isuisse intoichther andruailnitheso honnebdruailnithiu, Wb. 13d20 . cia n-dechsad hi curp nem-thruaillnide, PH 6750 . in tan taitnigfes amal gréin nemthrualnide a chuirp ┐ a anma, BCC² 243 § 65 . neamhthuitimeach not liable to fall. Luc. Fid. 333.16 . ? ¤uis bold, insolent: dochodar co nemuis niata namdemail . . . dar in mbadun, Ann. Conn. 1236 § 8. Cf. uiss .i. umhal, O'Cl. ¤ulach beardless: glabrio .i. moit ł nephulach, Études Celt. xi 115 (Paris Latin 10290 15 b 15) .

(c) in late Mid.Ir. occas. with verbs: croch Chríst . . . 'com dhín anois nemhcheilter be it not hidden, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 338. 14 . do neimchreit se do recht Dé believed not, PH 7770. do neimhmheirtnigh iad encouraged , ML 82.12 . neamhmúchaidh ghlóir na nGaoidheal quench not, Ir. Monthly 1919, 341.44 . dontí neamhonóruigheas a anam féin (= exhonorantem animam suam), TSh. 1385. ara nemrenar enechcland on which honour-price is not paid, O'Mulc. 403. nemhtaisigh [mo phectha] deal not gently with (?), Ir. Lit. 8 n. 14 . ? atat cóic dualiche co nemthiagat in aíne i nfhóimtin, PH 8386 ; leg. conimthiagat there are five vices which accompany fasting to be guarded against?

1 ní

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ní or dil.ie/33145

 

Forms: ní, níi, neich, neuch, neoch, neo, niu, neo, niu, ní, níos, níosa

indef. pron., neut. of nech. n a s. ní ( fri níi , Wb. 8a4 ). g s. neich. d s. neuch, later neoch. An older (?) d s. neo, niu also occurs in O.Ir.: cia e[r] neo , Ml. 101a4 ; ci er niu , 47b1 . In late Mid. and Mod.Ir. ní is often used in d s., see II.

(a) anything, aught , used like nech in indef. or neg. sent. or question; ní, gl. quippiam, Ml. 23c12b , 27d9 . gl. quicquam, 3a10 . cia ar neoch dorrignis? (gl. ad quid hoc fecisti?), Sg. 217a5 ; cf. cia e[r] neo, gl. quamobrem, Ml. 101a4 . cech duine shirfess ni fort whoever shall ask aught of thee, PH 462. ní macc ní none (of the animals mentioned) is a son, Enchir. Aug. 83b ( ZCP vii 484 ). buith cen denum neich, gl. otiosae, Wb. 29a4 . ní hecal dó ní he has no cause to fear, CRR 18. ním-raib ní may I possess nought, ZCP vii 308 § 1. nir choemnacair in tene ni doib, PH 4045. ní fuil uiresbaid neich ar bith orra, Maund. 227.

In sense something (= Lat. aliquid): ní do thabairt do neuch (= aliquid proferre), Ml. 98a4 . is mithich dún in tinnscital ní do dénum to begin to do something, ZCP viii 175.25 (Laon Glosses), where neich might be expected. ní damsa ! (give) me something! ZCP iii 212 § 24. eroslaicced [a rusc] ┐ itconnairc ní he saw somewhat (of a blind boy restored to sight), PH 1322. aithcomarc neich dond áos fuirbti consulting men of perfect life about some matter, Mon. Tall. 23. do bid . . . ag iarraid neich ar Colam, ZCP vii 304 § 14.

(b) commonly folld. by DE (partitive) = any (some) part (amount, number) of: huare nad robae ní do degnímaib leu they had no good works, Ml. 15d9 . nephdenum neich di ulc, 23c20 . ni tabrait ní de dena [= dona] bochtaib they give nought of it, Mon. Tall. 57. nipta ni dom deolaidecht ye have nought of my grace, SR 1444. cor glanmais . . . ni diar cintaib some of our sins, 1576 . co rucsat ní dia n-indmas leo, PH 1000. ni fogní . . . ní di nach ret do denam to do anything whatever, Mon. Tall. 45. conid ní de buadaib Duind Cualnge insin the above are some of the triumphs of the D.C., TBC-LL¹ 1543. ní dhe nad be leosam de ḟid no tuighe any timber or thatch they have not, Irish Texts i 19 § 3 (leg. ní nád, etc.). ba headh so ni dia chrābad .i. fodail bidh ┐ lenna, etc., ZCP xii 291.13 . ar báig ni ar ni do drúis for love, not for any lust (?), Ériu iv 106.3 . ropo ní do dáil decm[a]ing somewhat of a hard test (condition), 108z . Bersibé . . . ina ḟuil ní da n-ecailsib an rígh (leg. aniugh), Maund. 50. iar milleadh neith dia n-arbhannaibh, AFM ii 1068. 13 . Referring to persons: connā terna ni dona .v. gaiscedaib dēc so that not one of the fifteen champions escaped, TBC-I¹ 556. Diarmait . . . co ní do Ghallaibh do thiachtain `with a force of foreigners', AU ii 240.17 .

(c) folld. by defining rel. clause; with subj. in indef. sent.: boí ní ro glante and something to be purified, Wb. 31c18 , cf. 27a16 . arnach n-aurchoissed som fri níi duronad nach aile anything which any other could do, 8a4 . acht ropa techtae adlúsat .i. ní argara itid díob enough to quench their thirst, Mon. Tall. 53.

With indic.: fosodin . . . .i. fo ní fuan-tuic Pól in accordance with what P. has applied it to, Ml. 35a9 , cf. 35b16 . i nní imme-forlaing guasacht into what caused danger, 38c10 . do deicsin neich as tacair doib what is fitting for them, 47d7 . doguilse di neuch adbaill grief for what perishes, Wb. 16b11 . ar seilg neich nach maith, Ériu i 70.1 . iar neoch dia ecnuch . . . dolleici tenga caich after the blasphemy of Him which each man's tongue utters, ii 118 § 56 . atta ni forsa-taet a ndliged-sa there is something on which this dictum bears, Hib. Min. 5.148 . issi in faithchi techta la Feine, ni rosaig guth cluicc as far as the sound of a bell reaches, Laws iv 194.2 . gur marbad ní nach etir d'airem dib a number beyond counting, RC xix 366.19 .

Folld. by rel. cop. and compar.: ce fodailter ni bes miniu although something less is distributed, Thes. ii 254.14 ( Stowe M. 65b ). táthunn ní as nessa we have something nearer, Fél. Prol. 217. níptá ní bas dilsiu, 185 . ata ní is messu de, SR 1349. nochorb ail dó ní ba mō he desired no more, PH 3315. Used adverbially: nā gnáthaig ni as sia do scél any longer, SR 6031. nā tecar da indsaigid ni bad ṡiriu nō bas mó, TBC-LL¹ 1776. This construction continues in use to form the compar. (the force of the indef. pron. being lost sight of) down to the mod. period, in which it is gradually replaced by the stereotyped forms níos, níosa (< ní as), used regardless of tense. an té agá mbiadh do thoicce shaoghalta ní sa mhó ioná a riachtanas, TSh. 7165 (where the pron. has still some significance). d'eagla go mbiadh ní sa mheasa, 5316 . go nach beidis ní budh faide ag inghreim (= diutius), 5541 . foghail do dhénamh ni as uille to commit any greater depredation, AFM ii 974.5 . ni sa mhó, Proverbs iv 18.

(d) as pred. of cop., somewhat = something that is of consequence, matters : massu ní imdibe if circumcision is aught, Wb. 20b8 . is hé á oenur bes ní (= ut sit Deus omnia in omnibus), 13c3 . is machtnaigthi lim-sa . . . comad ní fíadut-sa in duine aneolach-sa that this ignorant fellow should be aught in thy sight, PH 1759. dia mbad rim contuased rí, | ropad ní a chland dia éis, LL 149a15 . ní ní, gl. nihil, Enchir. Aug. 70b ( ZCP vii 480 ). nídat ní (= nihil sunt), Ml. 79b7 . ni ni nach breth berar nā bidh fri leigend leir leirigther no judgement that is passed is of effect unless it is, etc. , Corm. Y 1224. Cf. further: indiu for lár Dermaigi | aicsiu Fergaili ní ní (= Fergal is not to be seen), ZCP xii 232 § 41. ní ní acht airget a findgrian its fair gravelly bed is nought but silver, Fianaig. 50.6 . ní ní acht mar do an ar ēneing | an ri is Magh F. faí the king under whom is Magh F. is of no account save in the territory to which he has confined himself (?), Irish Texts ii 45 § 1 .

Similarly in phrases: is ní dom é it is a matter of some consequence for me ; is ní limm é I think it important, advisable: nocon fuair freccra budh ní dhó he got no answer that satisfied him, Hugh Roe 94.1 (f. 25a) . coná fuairset troid nó tachar robadh ní dóibh which mattered (i.e. could hinder them), 188.19 (f. 50b) . Cf. ma ueith ní indsaighidh chathrach Mhaoil M. do righaiu whether it be worth while for kings to attack (?), Anecd. ii 58.18 . nír bhó ní lais tocht co heisinnill día furtacht he thought it would be unadvisable, Hugh Roe 204.26 (f. 54b) .

(e) folld. by a noun-clause in appos.; in O.Ir. after the interrog. particle in to emphasize a question = is it a fact that . . .? inní nad n-imcai does he (really) not consider? Ml. 114a15 . inní na fochrothai-siu (gl. numquid non tu ista discutis?), 64a4 . inní bertar ni uaine duib-si? shall anything be taken from us to you? RC v 202 § 24. Cf. mani ni nád ndenam-ni acht is co dug[n]em (gl. docet . . . non nos errare tamen si in Domino spe positâ ea quae agenda sunt . . . intente faciemus), Ml. 23c6 , where Edd. Thes. emend: ma .i. ní nád ndénamni; the sense may be loosely: (we do not err) unless it is the case that we do not do (them), but it is that we may do (them earnestly).

Similarly: bid sí do ṡerc-su bas ní | nad mair inti ceta-bui love for thee will be the cause that thy predecessor lives no longer (i.e. is forgotten), LL 275a10 ( Mór M. 265 ). ma beith ní iarom totim dam-sa if it should turn out that I fall, 288b47 ( RC xiii 440 § 12 ). Cf. the similar use of rud in Mod. Ir.: má's (dá mbadh) rud é go bhféadaim (bhféadainn) if I can (could).

(acht) atá ní (chene) (but) there is something (further), folld. by a main clause in appos. stating an additional fact or consideration; common in Mid.Ir. as a transitional phrase = moreover; however: `atá ní' ar F. `ni batecra ind ḟir sin', TBC-LL¹ 444. acht atá ní, 543 , 1955 . acht ata ní chena, torchratar tri cet curad, Fianaig. 92.27 . acht ata ni chena, muidhis for na hIndecdhaibh, Marco P. 33. Cf. the later construction: dar léo féin a ccomhfoccus doibh, acht aon-ní dob uidhe trí lá é however, it was (really) a journey of three days, BNnÉ 71 § 121 . ní hiad naoimh an bheatha bhí | thig díom d'áireamh acht éin-ní: | gach naomh dar naomhadh ar nimh not (only) the saints of earth whom I can recount, but actually all the saints that have been hallowed in heaven, Dán Dé xxv 73 .

See also nech III.

tochomracht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tochomracht or dil.ie/41089

 

Forms: toncomra

n [ā, f.] vn. of *to-com-reth- ( to-n-comrit, Wb. 14b23 (a prima manu), Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 598 , following Zimmer's reading; but toncomra, Thes.).

weariness, vexation: ropo t.¤ linn buid i mbethu gl. ita ut tederet nos etiam vivere, Wb. 14b24 . ba t.¤ la hUltu a n-aicsiu oc collud a n-hírend, LU 10561 = ba saeth la h-Ulltaib, Eg. o shunn ro-marbad a mac | dor'arbrad fo th.¤ , SR 6922 . co fessabair bith fo smacht | cen truaigi, cen t.¤ (sic leg. —ac, text), 1090 . huair dorochair dib a tlacht | roslín truaigi is tocomracht (sic leg. —ac, text.), 1354 . cangnib gleraib, gloraib cacht | ardib trenaib tochomracht (sic leg. —ac, text), 4570 . ba tochombracht, ba galár menman ... lais, Hugh Roe 12.15 .