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abstanait

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Forms: abstinéit, abstainens

n f. (Lat. abstinentia). Later also abstinéit, and, with fresh borrowing from Engl. or Rom., abstainens, -nent, aib-, etc.

Abstinence: lobrigthir abstanit, Wb. 6c15, 6b17 . abstainit .i. tros[c]ad, Trip.² 246 . figill ┐ abstanit, Mon. Tall. 133.26 (§ 18) . abstinit fri feoil `abstinence from flesh' apstinait praindi `abstinence from meals', 145.29. (§ 50 ), 146.4 (ib.). diúltuid an absttanuid ┐ an trosghadh, Desid. 4270 . denam abstanaid ┐ aine, RC xxvi 136 § 9 . slighidh . . . na habsttan aide , Desid. 4822 . iar forba a áine ┐ a abstainte, PH 4780 . cen saethar áine ┐ abstanaite, 5548 . apstanaint, BNnÉ 19 § 42 . absttinéid, Desid. 3046 . do thaobh . . . ra haibsdinēidi, Mac Aingil 4122 . ro chinnsium an apstainent noirdeirc, Mart. Don. 164.2 . ba mor a abstainens, 50.14 . aipsdinens bidh ┐ dighi, Rosa Angl. 28.18 . tresan aibstinens, BCC 52.22 (= abstinuis, ZCP iv 278 ). on aibsdinians romór, 230.22 .

acáelaide

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adj (accáel?): fer acaelaide ardmor, BB 427b48 ; or leg. acael aide (demonstr.)? Cf. aclaide.

ad

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n some kind of tree : craeb don a.¤ (: maig) (referring to Aodh mac Crongilli, bishop of Armagh), ACL iii 306 § 14 . i scáth aide caislechtai scoth 'in the shade of a smooth flowery ad ' UR 114 § 24 .

aide(i)rg

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x see fodirc.

ailtre

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n (cf. 1 ailid) fosterer, nurse: is é ré naltrama ┐ is e airet ata in [mac oc] a ailtri, O'Curry 723 ( H 3.18, p. 347 ). am a.¤ ┐ am aide , MR 134.10 .

airchendchaide

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adj (airchendach)

(a) fixed, determined, definite: ar airitin sēt ūad ar bēs n-airc[h]endch aide , Corm. Y 81 . da biad dec aircendcaide lais, O'Curry 326 ( H 3.18, p. 180a ). batar tra cuissi imdha . . . or' cennaighthi (oercennchaidhi, ercennchaide v.ll.) . . . in catha cathordha d'erghi inevitable(?), CCath. 235 . ercheannchaidhe .i. fírchinnte, O'Cl.

(b) dar cach n-aird n-airegda nairchendchaidi dí, LL 230a43 ( TTr. 969 `prominent').

1 aite

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n io, m. Later with dental inflection in pl. See LEIA and Stud. Hib. ii 16 .

(a) foster-father: mac oc in aitti, Laws i 50.4 Comm. mac . . . ┐ a athair . . . dalta ┐ 'aide , v 480.13 . lesairiucht in aiti do dénum di iar naois diailtri, ii 152.8 Comm. ni tualuing a.¤ na muime tathcur, 168.21 . ni misech nech astad altrum for a.¤ , 172.y . d'oitib ┐ do buimaib, iii 488.10 Comm. Ioseph . . . / a.¤ álaind Íssu, Fél. March 19 . Lugaid . . . dalta Con Culaind fil . . . oc urgartigud a aiti, LU 3462 ( SCC § 24 ). ba haiti dó Fergus ┐ ba comalta Conall, 3240 (ib. § 3). eírcid . . . do thig m'aitisea ┐ mo mummi, 8863 ( FB § 66 ). tanac ót aiti ó Fhergus, TBC-LL¹ 1971 .

(b) tutor, teacher: ar danimmart greim á a.¤ `the authority of his tutors', Ml. 14b14 . imud fesa na fogluma on oidi dun dalta, Laws v 56.x Comm. iar techt don scoil cuna naiti leo co Forund, i 20.14 Comm. is i n-ace bis an deiscipal acind aiti the pupil is always in fosterage with the teacher, Corm. Y 88 . German . . . a.¤ Pátric Mache, Fél. May 28 . de aiti nó sinserbrathair, Mon. Tall. 160.18 . da aide do Arusdotil, BB 493a22 . is mé do b'oide dh'Eoghan (Gofraidh Fionn on the death of his son Eoghan, who was also his pupil), DDána 65.38 . m'aidedha ┐ m'ailemhnóraigh, MR 308.13 . iar mbreith . . . da oileamain dia oideaghaibh ┐ dia aithreachaibh, ZCP xii 396.20 . ardoide Éireann re seanchus `chief professor', Keat. ii 2613 . ar n-oide múinte mac Dé, DDána 3.1 .

With defining gen. or adj.: o aiti druidechta, LU 6441 ( TBC-I¹ 1928 ). a.¤ airchetail `tutor in poetic composition', Fianaig. 46 § 8 . oide foircetail hi ffeineachus, AFM v 1682.15 . i measg n-oide n-ealadhna, Content. xxii 17 . an t-oide faoisidneach father confessor, TSh. 7449 . oide faoisidne, 9035 . oide sccol saoí dearsccaighthe hi ffoghlaim, AFM v 1684.6 .

2 aite

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Forms: aitti

n [f. ? n s. in aitti , BNnÉ 327 § 53 ]. abode, dwelling: aidde ┐ aittreb díabail (of hell), LU 2235 ( FA § 30 ). co aitte ┐ co adbái fadessin, TBC-LL¹ 4757 . dia modaib amraib aildib / dia n-aitdib dia n-ilarmib, SR 732 . dorime an mac a.¤ ile lasin n-athair, Anecd. i 51 § 3 (= mansiones multae, John xiv 2 ). ba handsin ro suidigit aidi ┐ aitreba doib, Aen. 1298 . bid fás t'aitti siu, BNnÉ 325 § 41 . dochuaid cach dib dia addi ┐ adbuid budessin, PH 648 . tempul ┐ tégdais ┐ addi ┐ inad Dé, LB 234a43 . loscind . . . do linad na naiti ┐ na nínad fithisi ┐ fotoll in tiri, BB 240a45 . ba bec a n-a.¤ ┐ a n-adba i n-dunaid ind rig, RC xxv 34 § 6 . beich tectaid ait no aide i mbun craind, Laws iv 180.27 Comm. ní lamhadh én na hethaid a aidi (aiti v.l.) na adhbha do dénam i mbarr crainn, CCath. 1770 . bregthar asa aiti is enticed from its den (of a serpent), 3088 . ba haitte (háit, v.l.) cumhsanaidh dósam eisidhe (of a bear in the hollow of a tree), BNnÉ 317 § 5 . gur bó h-aitte ┐ gur bho h-adbha do chonaibh allta, AFM v 1654.1 . ? tar áthu tar inberu tar aittiu (rhet.), LU 8627 ( FB § 47 ). ? scéo aitti ailmi fri etnai eocrith (rhet.), LU 5511 (TBC).

3 aite

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Forms: aide, aidhe

n (perh. special use of 2 a. but somet. spelt aide , aidhe) case, repository made of precious metal used to enclose or protect an object of value given as surety (see gell): na gealla sa tra uile do uma no ór no airget no étach co naitibh uma no óir no airgit foraíbh . . . madh sedh adeir in fer amuigh targus gell dó ┐ ro buísium a[c] cuindce a.¤ is ris in fer thall a séna na ro cuinnce a.¤ fair, O'D. 701 ( H 3.17, 513 ). masa gell óir no airgid no umha no tire ro cuinnce no gell urcradhach co n-a.¤ uma no oir no airgit, ib. intan imurro na ro cuinnigh a.¤ for na gella urcradhacha, ib. madh amhluidh do berar na gella so co n-aide uma no óir no airgit, 705 (ib. 515 ). madh tucadh aidhe for na gelluibh amhuil galar bunaidh dóibh gach galar beirius iat ginmotha in aidh[e] roba ór no airget ┐ isedh is galar bunuidh d'a.¤ óir no airgit crechadh no loscadh no bádhugh; no dono na huile urcraidhecha cid co n-a.¤ cidh gin a.¤ ┐ na gill nemhurcraidecha féin ┐ a.¤ óir no airgit do bhreith na nircraidech is a tuitim ina fiachaibh daithe indlighidh ar intí ro gab iat gin a.¤ if the pledges have been enclosed in an a.¤ every disease (defect) that carries them off is so to speak an inherent one except in the case of the a.¤ made of gold or silver; and an `inherent disease' in the case of an a.¤ of gold or silver is plundering or burning or sinking; moreover all perishable articles with or without an a.¤ . . . become forfeit for the debts they represent in requital for his unlawful behaviour from him who took them without an a.¤ , ib. = O'Curry 529 (H. 3. 18, 264a). mad amluigh do bérur na gealla so co naiti uma no óir no airgeat . . . muna cinnter a.¤ forru, Laws i 278.32 Comm. aiti .i. cumdach, ut est gell oir nó airgit cin aiti forru acht ma[d] sin, O'Dav. 175 . gu naiti ume no oir no airgit forsna gealla etc. .i. gu cumtach, O'Curry 611 ( H 3.18, 297 ); 1450 ( H 3.18, 647a ). cia no achtaighthi cach aidhe o bus galar buna is dior athchor . . . ┐ dia nairbertnaighe na haidhe achtrann amaille ris in ngalar, 2307 (Eg. 88, 23b). aite .i. aicde, O'Don. Suppl.

ar-aíde

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x see 3 aí.

ar-sissedar

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: arasissiur, arasissedar, arasisedar, -airisedar, arasissetar, -airesetar, arsissethar, -airissedar, arsissinn, aurisfemmar, [a]r-siasar, ar-sesar, arsiasaighther, arsiasaither, ar[s]isestar, -airsir, ar-sesatar, ar-said, arroissisiursa, arroisestar, arosiuir, aroisir, arrosir, tarrasair, -arrasar, arrastair, arrasair, airisid, airisem

v ( air-siss-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 628 ). Indic. pres. 1 s. arasissiur, Ml. 41c3 . 3 s. arasissedar, 51b13 . arasisedar, Sg. 213b2 . -airisedar, 139b1 . 3 pl. arasissetar, Ml. 39b11 , 77b3 . -airesetar, Sg. 209b19 . Subj. pres. 3 s. arsissethar (arsissetar MS), Ml. 120d19 . -airissedar, 131b4 . Subj. impf. 1 s. arsissinn, Ml. 44d26 . Fut. 1 pl. aurisfemmar, LL 13935 . ? Pret. 2 s. [a]r-siasar (-ir, -iur), Ériu xvi 179 § 1 , § 2 , § 3 . ar-sesar, xix 82 § 1 (or perh. subj. pass. sg. (with jussive sense) of ar-said, ib. 86 n. ). arsiasaighther, arsiasaither, O'Dav. 93 . ar[s]isestar, Ériu i 215.1 . -airsir, Mon. Tall. 150.28 . 3 pl. ar-sesatar , Ériu xix 83 § 7 (or subj. pass. pl. of ar-said, ib. p. 86 n. ). Perf. 1 s. arroissisiursa, Études Celt. xl 74 ( Ml. 88a9​ ). 3 s. arroisestar, 18d16 . arosiuir, RC xiv 245.5 , 246.19 ( arosisir, YBL 212b19 ). aroisir, 246.24 . arrosir, BB 499b36 = tarrasair, Alex. 1035 . -arrasar, LU 5811 = arrastair, TBC-I¹ 1340 . arrasair, LU 6621 .

Later as simple vb. airisid. IGT Verbs § 65 .

Vn. airisem.

Stays, stands fast, rests, remains: dú inairesetar `where they remain', Sg. 209b19 . mani airissedar ind lam fri talmain, Ml. 131b4 . roairisius-[s]a, Ériu iv 134.14 . airisiu sund bic co fessur-sa, TBC-LL¹ 1399 . focherdat a trí cóecta bunsach fair ┐ arsisetar isin scíath slissen uli lesseom they all stick, LU 4875 (TBC). is amlaid ata in firmamint im talmain i nairisidh, Laws i 28.25 Comm. co ro airis in long sin n-inud irrabi, LL 221b49 . aursa .i. airisi .i. arsisidar in tech fuirre, Corm. Y 35 . a roísir a láim forsan ersaind in tṡída, YBL 212b24 ( RC xiv 246.24 ). arsised íarum a cos Maile duin for folaig n-athloisc[th]e na hecailsi, RC ix 458.4 . atsisithar (arsisithar .i. doan) sist forsin port oc déchsain na hingine, ZCP v 524.28 (= assisedar, IT i 131.21 ). adre[ith] in sliabh foran sliabh n-aill ┐ airisis air remained there, Marco P. 8 . fairisidh a bhuime ┐ a aide la hUltu, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 44.8 . ro loisccsed . . . Tuaim . . . ar na hairisdís Goill inntibh, AFM iii 34.x . do chuinghidh ferainn i n-oirisfemais, BNnÉ 298 § 43 . oirisit hi ffarradh Colmain, 299 § 43. comhnaigit ┐ airissit immorro an oidche sin., Fl. Earls 110.9 . airisidh agam `stay', Content. ii 7 . sréid Fergus Dubthach úad iarsin co n-arrasair di sruib fri budin anall alighted, LU 6621 . cona hédadh barr na bili . . . forsa n-airsed, Ériu xii 154.20 . ar-sesar Conchubar cētath `sat in the front seat', Ériu xix 82 § 1 . arsiasiur ri Mumhen mordescert fledtáighi, Ériu xvi 179 § 3 . arseser .i. dofeser ara belaib som isin carpat, O'Curry 508 (H 3.18, 258). ? arsiasaighther .i. innsaighi: ut est arsiasaither a bráthair Mugain .i. indsaigi ar amus a brathar, O'Dav. 93 . In sense of stops, desists, gives up: arsisetar na hoic ┐ rethaid ina suidi, IT ii1 174.17 . arsisetar (leg. arsisethar or arsisedar, ed.) Cuchulaind . . . ┐ angid na h-ocu C. desists and spares the youths(?), 175.48 . ? cach duine aridsisither ┐ nachid nanaigh, Laws iv 362.24 . Halts, delays: ni ro airisius co h-Ailech N. `I did not stay till . . .', MR 36.5 . ni ro hairiseadh leo go rangattar go dúrlas, AFM iii 16.1 . nīr hairissedh leō go riachtsat gusin Edāill, Fl. Earls 120.9 . Folld. by cen and vn.: ní oirisedh . . . gin triall a ndail Cublay insisted on going, Marco P. 85 . roairis go ceann na ree sin gan toidheacht don mhainisdeir he did not visit the monastery, ZCP v 495.7 . Endures, persists: arrosir a crodattu, BB 499b36 (= tarrasair, Alex. 1035 ). arsisither .i. tairisi, ut est nach mac soirche ┐ rl. arsisither a cin ┐ a rathas, O'Dav. 95 . fri re secht la airisis in ciaich sin, Marco P. 10 .

Other uses: airm i n-arrasar a n-uma don cletiniu where the copper separated (?) from the javelin, LU 5811 = fochuridar a úma don chlettin, TBC-LL¹ 2073 = do cuiredh a umha [don chleitin], TBC St. 1847 . ind adarc dub bis mon gai is di arsisidar in gai imtha is amlaid arsisidar in indsce don trediu sa .i. ise isi ised is attached, Auraic. 1622 . cech ní atbera frib-si cretid uli do ┐ airissid fair keep to it, LB 151b13 . conid he ni for ar airis a menma that is what they decided, LB 157a41 . airis rit muntir a mic na flatha stand fast by, LL 297a47 ( SG 364.40 ). airisid fén fri fulang cecha doccumlai `continue to endure', PH 2406 . airised rium do mhenma give me your attention, RC xxxvii 345 § 10 . gach oen airisfes frib `whoever shall oppose you', CCath. 5163 . is o chorp ┐ nemchorp ro airis it consisted, Laws i 26.10 . airim forbthi in sin, uair airissid o choitibh co coir it consists of factors, Auraic. 1446 . a athair oiris gut chéill / . . . / breth dírech as dú do fhlaith `stand fast by thy wisdom', SG 124.33 . ni ro-airis-[s]ium oc forcetul `he did not leave off preaching', PH 2552 . airisis . . . ag dion, MR 274.15 . airis Fintan ic sloind seanchassa, Ériu iv 150.11 . airis for céill remain reasonable, FDG² 2.54​​​​​ .

Trans. cinnas ḟuirechlem cinnas aurisfemmar clessu, LL 13935 . ro airis Dia athair betha dó preserved his life, LB 157a47 .

caislechta

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: cásleactha

polished, smooth : brat caslechta corcarghlan immpi (of Étaín) TE 3 (Eg.) ( IT i 119 ). cásleactha, IT iii 186.5 = caslechtach, YBL 181b47 . i scáth aide caislechtai scoth 'in the shade of a smooth flowery ad ' UR 114 § 24 . See also caislechtach .

didiu

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Forms: diṡuidiu, didiu, didu, didhu, dídu, diu, dī, din, dino, diu, dino, dano, d(h)e, Didiu, dī, dō

particle of transition = diṡuidiu (which is used for it FB § 6 ), see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 189 . Written in full, didiu: Wb. 1a9 ; 4a27 , c23 , d27 ; 8a4 ; 11b17a ; 15d20 ; 32c13 . didu: Wb. 8a5 . Hib. Min. 356 , 418 . LL 202a18 (: ¤ligu). BB 397a33 . IT iii 67.3 . didhu, BB 16b20 ; 355b30 = Metr. Dinds. ii 32 (: firu). dídu, SR 1224 . LL 102b38 (= TBC-LL¹ 6019 ). diu: TBC-I¹ 3564 . Hib. Min. 134 , 227 , etc. (reading of Harl.). Death-tales of the Ulster heroes, 12 . Corm. Y 1154 . RC xii 74.3 , 8 . Anecd. iv p. xii . BS § 3 . In Ml. and later MSS. however nearly always contracted dī and by earlier editors generally expanded as din (so always in PH) or dino (through confusion with dano), or somet. diu (SG); dni, AFM v 1552 . Expanded as dino in TBC-I¹ 422 , 428 , 434 , 462 , 469 , 472 , etc., where LU reads dano. Later also apparently d(h)e, see Ériu x 155 .

Didiu never begins a sentence. It always has reference to something preceding. Exceptions are only apparent, e.g. Corm. Y 1053 (where puincern has been introduced in the preceding article) and 568 (cf. 519 ). It generally follows a more or less emphatic word, often a noun or pron., but occasionally comes after ocus or nó at beginning of clause (esp. in PH); no dī may however = nō dō (= dano, q.v.).

(a) In logical sequence therefore, hence = Lat. ergo: nitat torbi . . . is diliu lemm didiu aní as torbæ, Wb. 11b17a , 4c24 . d27 , 8a4 , 15d20 . is mōir sléb[e] fírinne Dæ: cid ara fodmaisiu, a Dúaid, didiu a ndu imnedaib fodaimi? `why then dost thou suffer . . .?', Ml. 55d11 . biror .i. bir tibra . . . or .i. mong; biror didiu mong tiprat, Corm. Y 121 . Corbmac .i. corb .i. carpat. Cormbmac didiu mac carpait, 204 , cf. 519 , 851 , 875 , etc. do suidhiu ind erred isin charput as nomen a fochlæ . . . Fochla didiu cach suidiu n-a[i]rechda hence `fochla' means any exalted seat, 698 . cech fia[d?] . . . acht oenchrann ata dídu for riaguil every food therefore but one tree is under (our) control, SR 1224 . ba miscais lasin righain inti N., ar is dara ceand dorinde in rí fri Cairind he. Ba mor didu dochraidi Chairinde oc in rigain therefore C. was very harshly treated by the queen, RC xxiv 190 . omnia ergo quaecunque vultis, cech maith din is ail lib, PH 5772 . Hence freq. in drawing a conclusion or moral: conid aire sin didiu napo chóir do neoch uabur . . . do denam, LL 279a33 . connach cóir d.¤ lenmain do sholud nó shénairecht, 281b29 . conid ferr do neoch d.¤ a edprait don Chomdid andás dona dóinib, 286b40 (all concluding sentences of tales).

(b) Referring to someth. preceding, introducing an explanation or additional detail (freq. after a noun): rún inna cruche . . . Crúx didu ainm do gním in chrochtho, Wb. 8a5 . mali bare gare . . . Maile didiu .i. olc, Corm. Y 698 (p. 59) , cf. 604 , 860 . bói máthair mac Conaire la Neimed . . . In Nemed hé sin didiu bá ríg-briuga side now this N. was a hosteller, LL 292b1 ( Ériu vi 147 ). tanic aroli fer . . . Marcellus din ainm in fhir sin, PH 950 , cf. 2177 , 3114 , 3342 . is dó ranic inar Ísu . . . corccra d.¤ dath an inair sin, 2861 . Often nearly = for , Lat. enim: cruimther .i. goidelg indi as prespiter. Premther d.¤ a combrec sidie, Corm. Y 211 . Cathal nomen Britonis .i. combrec inn sin .i. catell. Cat d.¤ isin chombreic is cath in scotica Cathal is the Welsh name Catell; for cat in Welsh corresponds to cath in Irish, 206 , cf. 124 .

(c) As a particle of transition in looser signification: bói rí amra . . . Dagan a ainm. Ba mór d.¤ a chumachta, LL 245b43 . is amlaid doraiga intí Ísu Crist . . . Bid mór d.¤ a slóg . . . Is ar bēlaib int ṡluaig-sin d.¤ do aspenfa cách a gnímu, 280b26 - 27 . Common in sequences (often alternating with tra and other particles) = also, moreover, further: is andsin tancadar ina ferchuidreda . . . Is ann d.¤ sin thānic ind nōi carpait di ḟéindidib, TBC-I¹ 3536 . mōr do chētaib . . . mōr do churadaib . . . mōr do buidnib d.¤ robātar oca, 3408 . almsu dia anmain cetus . . . almsu din dia churp, PH 5977 . Ram a ainm ria tusmed chlainde do Abram imorra a ainm iar tusmed . . . Abraham din a ainm in tan dochuaid fo recht n-imdibe, 5684 , cf. 2267 follg., 6233-49 . rucsat bentachtain les on aide ┐ rofacsat bennachtain aice didiu, RC xxxv 204.20 . After ocus: ni bia fortamlus a namut fair . . . ┐ din nisbia tedmunna i n-a ḟlathius, PH 4284 . diar fhulang ┐ diar lessugud fodéin . . . ┐ din do shásad bocht, 6121 . ocus din fáth aile, 5473 ; 5187 . After nó: dia mbé do náma i ngorta . . . nó din dia mbé a n-ittaid, 6043 . doforne sin .i. na tri hetargna . . . no din na trí dána, 7082 . demin leo co mbad comthoitim dóib nó d.¤ inní robíad de co mbad hé a tigerna fén dofáethsad ann, TBC-I¹ 2433 . cia conualaind-se mo charpat ┐ Oen ara Conaill d.¤ ina charput and O. in his chariot as well, 3525 . docer la M. dā fer dēac dīibsom ┐ dā fer dēac dia muinter-som d.¤ , 2904 . adcomaing cach fer dīb biur n-indam-sa, adcomchusa a mbiur-sa tria cechtar de -seom d.¤ , 2826 . nicon bia a mbethaid, or seiside. Nicon bia-so d.¤ it bethaid, ol C. then you will not live either, 2771 . ni maith dait, or C., na leigi da marbad . . . Ni maith doibsom d.¤ epert ind uilc frimsa, 2780 . nir lam [Cairend] in mac do gabail cuici . . . ┐ nir lam didu nech do feraib Herenn a breth leis, RC xxiv 190 . In adversative sense, however: dolēicsed dūnad iarsin do M. ┐ ní gegain-side d.¤ nech dībsom, TBC-I¹ 2906 . dorad seirc dia leasmac .i. do Chorc; ro op d.¤ Corc a coimlebaid, Lec. 454c15 . Muineamon mac Cais . . . Is de sin aderar Muineamon .i. main for muinclaib. Maine Mór d.¤ robe a cétainm, Cóir Anm. 10 . Confirming a foregoing statement: dóig lim rombad hē Cethern mac Fintain; ┐ ba fīr sōn d.¤ and this was indeed the case, TBC-LL¹ 2761 . doringelt Cūrūi dōsom nād bīad . . . Dognith d.¤ and he kept his word too, 2967 . bid les . . . in forlāmus ┐ rīgi nĒrenn ōn uair-se amach. Ba fīr ón didu it turned out true too, RC xxiv 202 . an fil ceithern acut? Atát diu I have (indeed), SG 62 . tabraid cáirde na haidche anocht damsa! Dobéram diu, 56 . Common in statement, question, or command to connect with something already expressed or implied: Mait[h] didiu, a Bélchú well now, B., Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 40 . airg d.¤, ol M., conris Síth Lethet go then, Imr. Brain i 53 . cid dia tutchad diu? why then hast thou come? RC xii 74 . cest diu, caidhe mo airrle-si l(u)at? ib.

(d) Often used to denote temporal sequence, then, thereupon: is iarum foruirmed mind nAileillo forsin coirthi. Fōbair-som d.¤ in coirthi, TBC-I¹ 2883 . is iarum conmelt foroib . . . Focheird d.¤ a sciath ina diaid . . . Roiadh in slōg imbi-som iarum, conmelt som d.¤ foraib, 2889 , 2891 . gabaid L. ríge nhErenn . . . Gabaid ríge nAlban iarsin . . . Gabaid d.¤ L. ríge Gall, LL 311b1 ff. rofoildsic Dia dosam sin . . . condubairt sa rann-so d.¤ , RC xxxiii 354 . etha ó hAilill co Ferchess . . . Fóidis d.¤ Ferchis, Fianaig. 38 . fri re Aeda genfius Tibraiti . . . Et cid bīas and d.¤ (iarsin, v.l.)? ol B. and what will follow? ZCP ix 457 .

díḟodlai

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adj (fodail) inseparable (?): a cin for aide . . . ar is difodhlai in t-altrumu (i.e. the foster-father is responsible for the guilt of the foster-child, for fosterage does not admit of a distinction being made between them), Laws ii 176.24 (Comm.) .

éicen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éicen or dil.ie/19711
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: égean, éigean, éicin, écen, éigean, lucht éigne

n ā, f.; later also o, m. égean fem. IGT, Decl. § 54 . éigean masc. § 53 . TSh.

(1) In the earliest recorded exx. the meaning is usually necessity, compulsion; cf. ēcin .i. cin ēca. no ēc cána. i. ēc riagla `ecin' i.e. `crime of death' or it is `death of law,' that is `death of rule' Corm. Y 547 : hi cumcai no innecin (gl. in angaria) Tur. 134 . ni écen dob imchomartt ach[t] is dúdract lib, Wb. 3b21 . conabad éicen doberad ní domsa huaitsu act combad tol (gl. ne velut ex necessitate bonum tuum esset, sed voluntarium) 32a12 . soit a n-écin i toltanche convert their necessity into freewill FA 23 . ma egin fo ruair gan a denumh, Laws ii 292.23 Comm. ni heiccen beires ó thoigh | acht do thuillemh tuarastoil ZCP viii 116 § 10 . dena idpairt dona deeib...┐ logfaid do Dia fen duit, uair nosfitir conid écen doberar fort, PH 729 . do ghuidh é fa lamh leis chum síobhail rómhóir do bhí 'na éigean air do dhéanamh a very long journey which he had to make ZCP ii 558.23 . Freq. in the sense of adj compulsory, needful, necessary ; ( éigean .i. dligheadh, O'Cl. refers to Metr. Dinds. ii 2.18 , see Hermathena xiv 468 ). egin .i. dhigthech, ut est is egin mór do thuirimh isin trefocul focra, O'Dav. 806 .

(a) abs.: is hécen ainmne occo patience is needful in it Wb. 4a26 . is hecen sainecoscc leosom for accrannaib innaní prechite pacem they deem it necessary to have a special appearance... 5a5 . ní ecen a thodiusgud asreracht cene, 4d27 ; 26 . 16d7 . Ml. 127d8 . na bad écen for cúrsagad in fechtsa it should not be needful to reprove you Wb. 14d1 . arnap éicen a ngóire i n-æclis, 29a10 . mat anmann adiechta emnatar and is écen comacomol hisuidib, Sg. 189b4 . nípa hécen tene bratha dia nglanad, Mon. Tall. § 6 . § 37 . ni heigen ime riu, Laws iv 162 n. 1 . Asia... tír innach éicen fúr fled, LL 135a45 . ba hecen fer cechtar a da slabradside either of those chains required a man (to hold it) Rawl. 131b26 . as écen do thabairt foraib (gl. indignatio severitatis motus est peccatoribus necessarius) Ml. 49b6 . h[u]are as n-ecen condib oinson tintá in son n-ebraide cosnaib ilchiallaib techtas, Ml. 37a10 . atait tri neithe is ecean cum na coimriachtana, Ériu ix 63.28 . is ecen co n-icthar cech ní, PH 7538 . mac bec doringni in gním sain...nocorb éicen...ingantus de, cia nothísed..., TBC-LL¹ 949 . Cog. 62.24 . ota imad na n-inad anna n-eirginn si...as egin co fuil an talam comcruinn it must be that the earth is round Ir. Astr. Tr. 32 w . ní fhuil ainm oile...ionarb éigean sinne do shlánughadh `non est aliud nomen...in quo oportet nos salvos fieri' TSh. 2088 .

In this use often written éicin (éigin), but the form intended is usually doubtful; the follg. metrical exx. may be noted: in cédḟer ór slondadh sind | ollamh darb écean uirrim, IGT, Decl. ex. 658 . budh éigin trá a thocht asteagh | lá éigin ar ghort nGaoidheal, TD 1.9 . bas dar éigin umhla, 33.15 (but see varr.). an chríoch ḟionnsa ón héigin troigh | a ciomhsa d'ḟéigin d'ardaibh, 41.18 . In mainbad éicin (gl. subjecta est non volens) Wb. 4a20 , the word is acc. after mainbad, cf. Ml. 111b28 , etc.

(b) with dat. pron. or do of pers.: issum ecen precept I must needs preach Wb. 10d24 . níb écen log ye need not pay ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 143 ) 16c17 . 22d12 . isim écensa techt I have to go TBC-I¹ 221 (LU). ZCP x 293.14 . Ériu v 209.40 . atabairecen techt ye must go FB 7 . is ecen dam (gl. compellor) Ml. 21b9 . is hecen doib ingremmen do foditiu, Wb. 30c23 . in tan na fádbait a mbiad díles, is écen dia n-anmannaib bás d'fhaghbail, PH 7476 . dó ba hecen (: tēitgel) biathad Echach, LL 183b26 = Arch. Hib. ii 70 . comba hecin di usce...da tharraing, RC xxiv 190.7 . in bocht dana hégen dul fó breith, PH 7520 . ba heiccen doip gan a snámh do dhermat, Fl. Earls 76.12 . is éigean dó cúntas...do thabhairt, TSh. 793 . Attrib. gen.: áine écni, in tan na fagaib nech ni romelad, PH 8366 .

In concrete sense: treb Leui...batir-side soer ó cech écin acht frestal eclaisi Dé exempt from all obligations LB 124a31 .

(2) In a slightly different shade of meaning, force (i.e. exercised by persons upon others); violence; tyranny: écen (gl. violentia) Sg. 51a1 . cisi ecin det-birt as in tir? nim tucc acht ...m'anuabhar fesin, RC xii 72 x . tre ēicin sāruighthe, Laws ii 376.6 Comm. uli eccen ┐ écomland in popuil Rómanaig for in popul Iud aide , LB 154a24 . Freq. in attrib. gen.: forcomul n-ecne `violent seizure' (occupation by force) Laws ii 376.1 . iv 270 z . lanamnas eicne (.i. donither ar eicin), ii 404.14 . connmedh égne forcible billeting RC xviii 194.24 . ni da deoin dochuaid-sium and, acht tre aslach eicni, TTebe 1501 . masa targud eicne tucastur orru do denam in marbtha...ma targud aisi if he led them out by force...if with their consent Laws iii 114.19 C. sí le héigean go n-aghar | ní héidear í d'átaghadh, TD 17.3 . dá mbhentá a chuid tré éigion do dhuine shouldst thou take his goods forcibly Mac Aingil 266 . éigean `violentia' TSh. 7783 . lucht éigne `violenti' 10812 .

In concrete sense, an act of violence, an outrage: is mō .. in écen iná 'n goit, PH 7559 . o fhir na hécni the perpetrator of the outrage 7561 . fer éicne, 7600 . ag agra goidi...ocus saraighthi ocus egni, Laws v 42.19 Comm. cia dobeir inn eicin ┐ inn imluadsa orumsa ?, TTebe 372 . ba hiat eicne doghnítis an loingius-sin...port gacha luingi do loscud ┐ crechad gacha tuaithi..., Lism. L. 2945 . co nderna éccne iomdha i ttuathaib ┐ chellaibh `acts of violence' AFM ii 1150.17 . Cf. éicni fastuda, TBC-LL¹ 5837 . menimthistais écne éc, Ériu v 210.2 . a gcumus...ar éigean ┐ ar mharbhadh daoine, TSh. 1723 . ar an éigin do-rinne Críost ag buain anma an duine dhe, 10515 . cia do lemadh an eigean sin ar a athair CF 310 .

Of a disaster, calamity: roshocht Adraist ar an ecein sin (i.e. the earth swallowing Amphiaraus) TTebe 2972 na heicnea-sea do lecun ar na Tiabandaib, 1616 .

Violation, rape: ecen mire `violating a madwoman' Laws i 176.2 . cu n-aithreosad a heicin muna dernad a toil, ZCP xiii 183.11 . ar bithin eiccni tuc Tir ar a derbshiair .i. Pilomena, TTebe 1862 . adubairt eiccen do thobairt fuirri, 1690 . dá ttugthá éigion mná, Mac Aingil 266 . Here probably belongs: ro órdaig Brigit banfili ...gol ┐ caine marb ┐ eigem fri hecin screaming when violence is offered Dinds. 159 = LL 170bz .

Cf. rucad laeg mo bo a purt éicne uaimse from a place whence it could only be taken by force (?) LL 171a35 = CRR § 3 .

(3) In phr. ar éicin (éicen) by or under compulsion or force: ar écin (gl. coactum) Ml. 18b7 . (gl. invitus) 42a15 . ar ecein, 68b3 . ar ecin nos bered (Simon, qui crucem in angaria portabat) Tur. 134 . ciatasode lat ar écin though thou keep her with thee perforce Wb. 10a10 . fochidi ar écin ...fochidi o thuil compulsory tribulations...voluntary tribulations 15d33 . ceni thaisid ar ois daregaid ar ecin, Ml. 33b15 . mina this ar ais rega ar eigin, YBL 121b11 . LB 228a46 . tabuir ass hi ar áis no ar écin, IT i 130.4 . ar éiccin no ar áis, Ériu iv 228.5 . co tuc Ogeth huad tria chath | ar écin iarna marbad, SR 5292 . IT i 130.21 . berid ar écin Murni for aithed leis, LU 42a12 . RC xxiv 186.16 . at-ib loim ar eicin and, Laws iii 82.8 . dream timairciter ar ecin do denam thole Dé, FA 23 . a furail air ar eicin dul ina coimlepaid, YBL 63b23 . ciall ar éigin d'fhoráil ort, Dán Dé xix 11 . gur gabsat ar eiccin i nDuibhlinn `forcibly landed' Cog. 34.19 . co ndigsitis...ar eicin co port na Troianna, BB 428a25 . ra airgg Hercoil .. in Troí ┐ ra chúaid ḟurri ar ecin, LL 224b39 . 226b8 (= TTr. 556.686 ). co ndeachaidh Cesair ar eiccin for an caistiall, CCath. 6053 . in daim téit ar eigin a tig in airech, Laws v 164.22 Comm. elaid in gilla asa laim ar eicin, YBL 63b30 ( SR 3213 ). Maelir...do dul ar éccin ar Luimneach, AFM iii 146.12 . a marbhadh dhoibh ┐ é ag triall ar eccin uatha `trying to make his escape' 340.14 . The sl. ending is usual in this phr. in early exx., but exx. of the masc. dat. are also common in Mid. Ir. and Early Mod. verse: fala Dhé ar tí mo thréagaidh | gur mhéaduigh mé í ar éigin, Dán Dé vii 11 . MR 54.16 . do bhiadh oirrim Bhanbha Breagh | ag coinnill Annla ar éigean of necessity TD 7.50 . ní ḟuil do cheart ar chrích bhF. ... acht sí d'ḟagháil ar éigean (: gheabh), 17.4 ; 25 , etc. ag dénamh imechta ar eigen d'ionnsaigh an doruis, Rel. Celt. ii 190.3 . ratréta ┐ imghecht ar eigen acasan ga ghenamh `a forced retreat' 198.8 ; 10 . Later also a-réigin: na gnais ach ger decair dul | teit a reicin rig ulad, Lec. 185rb17 ​. ón ngurt a-réigin 'sní ad rioth | o luchd éididh ┐ each, 24 P 8, 212 . Dánta Gr. 39.40 .

adv Hence: with difficulty, hardly: da roib an eslainte so arrsaidh is a reigin foirther hi, YBL 343b4 . as ar eiccin terna an tIarla fein iarna ghuin, AFM vi 2076.13 .

d' é.¤ by force, compulsion: d'éigin nó d'áis, Dán Dé ix 6 (where éigean would improve the metre). d'áis no d'éigion, Each. Iol. 56.2 .

(4) Difficulty, need, trouble, strait; in relation to war: ras nert ┐ ra greiss in rí...im ḟulang cach éicni ┐ cach imnid, LL 219b24 = TTr. 185 . díscart dín in n-ecin fil fornd, LU 63b9 ( TBC-I¹ 742 ). TBC-I¹ 323 . in trén...ro dingbad cach éicen dind, Acall. 6976 . airc na écen, TBC-LL¹ 2896 . don tí d'ḟoirfed sib assin n-éicin sin (of voyagers adrift in a storm), Acall. 3779 . TTebe 2007 . isin moréicin moir sin, Acall. 3775 . i n-écnib ┐ i n-urgalaib, LL 230a10 . Esp. of stress of battle: bai obair cach oen dib a fis a tuiruchta fen ar met a ecni so hard was he pressed Cog. 186.2 . [i] n-eigin irgaili, TTebe 4483 . in ecen engnoma i roibi, 3438 . a n-éigean ḟeadhma, IGT, Decl. ex. 1358 . fa deācair leó Goll do bheith san éigean sin, ML 136.22 . AFM iii 576.9 . do bhí éigean mór ar E. mun amsoin, eadhon sluagh Chuinn go huile, agas urmhór mhaithe Mumhan uile...iona aghaidh agas dobhí éigion budh mó iona sin air, eadhon Goll...dhá thuargainn, ML 30.7 ; 10 . a n-eigen ag Sagsanachuibh sorely pressed by the English Rel. Celt. ii 202.6 . Of a state of strenuous endeavour: bhíos i n-éigean ag gleic = qui in agone contendit TSh. 10610 . Cf. do ṡloig, gídh ar lór d'éigeann | Iaoich idir éide agas airm, Oss. vi 118.23 . Grievous plight; hardship: in ecen ele boi ann, .i. in tan no roinntea in biad...nos bered in tii ba tresi dib a chuit on anbhánd, LB 155b32 . do innseadar a n-éigean agas á n-anbhḟorlann dhó the distress and oppression they were suffering from ML 82.11 . críoch Mhidhe uile a móir-éigean, ina lasrachaibh leathna 84.12 . ar aoi a héiginsi d' fhurtacht `for helping her necessity' Studies 1921, 75 . Dán Dé xxi 4 . 'gan tí 'ga dtám i n-éigin, Dán Dé xxi 3 . ri heicin na hitad sin the urgency of that thirst TTebe 1776 . ón éigean tarta ina rabhadar, Keat. ii 4983 . ag faisnéis an éigin 'na mbí (the soul in purgatory), TSh. 4263 . Sorrow, grief: ba mór a uchbad ┐ a eigen (v.l. an egaine) lais an scelsin do chloistecht, TTebe 4558 .

Fig. stress; overpowering exuberance: gach coll úr re heigin innte | léigidh a ghlún fillti fáoi kneels under stress (of its burden of fruit) KMMisc. 172 § 26 . go raibhe an oiread soin d'éigean féile...i nGaedhealaibh nár lór leo nídh do thabhairt do gach aon dá dtiocfadh...gan cuireadh coitcheann do thabhairt..., Keat. i 4 x .

Need, necessitousness; esp. famine, scarcity: i n-aimsir na hécne in a time of scarcity PH 7553 . cara na héigne the friend in need Dán Dé xiv 6 . xxi 1 . TSh. 9829 . do bhádar mórán díobh a n-éigion (through famine) ML 8.11 . díoth orm is éigin orra, TD 44.4 . With gen. of thing needed: i n-éigean a furtachta wanting help TSh. 4835 . Cf. dál éicne a distressing business: scarad friu bid dál éicne, Ériu v 210.1 .

Cf. éicin.

COMPDS. éicen-broit oppressing bondage, hence heavy sorrow: lān d'imnedh is d'éigeanbhruid [sic leg.], Niall Mac Mhuireadhaigh, Rel. Celt. ii 266.6 .

¤chless violent feats (?): Caille Con Ruí... | fris' fertais óic écen-chless, Metr. Dinds. iii 308.66 .

¤dál a stiff encounter; a distressing position, dangerous strait: airc na écen na écendál, TBC-LL¹ 2896 . cf. 3030 . egindail ainfine `stress of weather' Aen. 1571 ( Aen. vii 199 ). tugadh éccendáil forra, AFM ii 1042 x . comhaonta do chengal doibh im freccra a cheile im gach n-eiccendáil do bhenfad friú, iv 1214.5 . Ua C....d'foirithin as an airc ┐ as an eiccendail i mbaoi ag Ua D., vi 2122.17 . tánaicc an President go marcsluagh ┐ go saighdiuiribh, uair roba cuimhneach lais an eiccendail i mbaoi la Dál cC. an bliadhain roimhe, v 1654.18 . Tadhg mac Eidighain ḟailidh | go hegeandail nir ḟennigh never showed himself a champion save when he met a dangerous encounter ZCP viii 226 § 17 . ba bes do Romanu fāithi...do tocairiud ina ndocum in gach am no tomaithead egendail forru, CCath. 925 . go ndligheann duine éigean-dáil ┐ anfhorlann a chomharsan d'fhóirithin, TSh. 1838 . cechip tan nó tomaithedh égendail ghabhaidh fair, Hugh Roe, 212.5 (f. 56b) . san éigean-dáil ghábhaidh se, TSh. 2083 .

¤gal strenuous valor: TBC-LL¹ 1666 .

feólaide

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adj io-iā fleshy, brawny: ni fuilaing aide curpu f.¤ Fiand (.i. ... curpa na Fiann feoilmar), O'Curry, MS. Mat. 622 .

fo-fich

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Forms: fofich, fofith, fodafith, -fuich, -fuith, fofechat, -fuichit, -forais, forroi, forae, fofesat, fofeisit, foruasat, forriasat, foroesad, rofessed, -forruích, foruich, foruich, forfuich, forruachtatar, foruachtatar, fofechar, fo echar, -fuachar, fofeisear, -fuastar, -fuasdar, forruastar

v ind. pres. 3 s. fofich, Laws iv 362.16 . BCrólige § 23 . O'Dav. 929 . Cáin Ad. § 35 . ZCP xi 87. § 48 . fofith, Laws ii 22.27 Comm. Cf. fodafith, v 462.2 . -fuich, ACC § 129 (-fuaith v.l.). -fuith, Laws v 462.1 . 3 pl. fofechat, 404.22 . -fuichit, Bürgschaft I § 47 . subj. pres. perf. 2 s. of. -forais, Ériu xii 186.6 . 3 s. (perf.) forroi, Laws iv 220.12 . forae, iii 66.15 . O'D. 928 (< H 3.17, 658 ). 3 pl. fofesat, O'Curry 700 (< H 338 ). fofeisit, O'Curry 2142 (< Eg. 88 2 ). (perf.:) foruasat, O'Curry 219 (< H 3.18, 115 ). Cf. forriasat, O'Curry 700 (< H 3.18, 338 ). ? past 3 s. foroesad, Corm. Bodl. s.v. Mug eme (forsesed Y, rofessed, Harl. See also s.v. fo-fúasna). perf. 3 s. -forruích, LU 7013 ( BDD 66 = foruich Y). foruich, LL 261b9 ( IT i 81.5 . forfuich Eg.). ? pl. forruachtatar, Corm. Y 876 . Bodl. = foruachtatar , O'Dav. 1223 . Pass. pres. s. fofechar, ZCP xi 87 § 48 . rel. fo echar, Cáin Ad. § 43 . -fuachar, Laws i 256.9 . BCrólige § 11 (-ur). subj. pres. s. ? fofeisear, Laws iv 144.32 - 3 Comm . Cf. -fuastar, 376z . -fuasdar, v 462.2 . forruastar, ii 396.31 . ( Stud. in E. Ir. Law 63 ). BCrólige § 44 . Part. foachta, q.v. Vn. fogal q.v.; see also fúachtain.

(a) trespasses, commits an offence, does injury , intrans. or with cogn. acc., FRI of pers.; common in Laws where it is generally glossed by fúachtnaigid or a phrase formed with fúachtain: ciasa cathach fofich cū fri tir ... ? what trespass does a hound commit on the land ? Laws iv 120.15 . ma forae neach cinuid n-ainceas, `if one has committed a crime unintentionally' iii 66.15 . nach fuil ales fiacha ... ni dligh focruic leada on fir fodafich any wound which entails fines does not oblige payment of the leech by the man who inflicts it BCrólige § 19 . ind fir fofich `of the man who commits the injury' (.i. roferustar in cneid ... .i. doni an fuachtain) § 23 . folach for fer nad fuic(h), § 15 . direnar triun dire neich frisa ḟuachur (.i. ... risa ndentar an fuachtain), § 11 . atat .iii. mna ... nad alet ot[h]rus ... cia forruastar friu, § 44 . cia forruastar fria, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 63 ( Laws ii 396 ). atat .iiii. fogla fofich cach ben fria cele, O'Dav. 929 . di cach fogail ... fofechar fris, Laws iii 536.8 . cip foghail forae cach díbh fri araile, O'D. 928 (< H 3.17, 658 ). ma[d] fri neithe fofeisear if the offence be committed against privileged persons Laws iv 144.32 Comm. = fri neimte, O'Curry 32 (< H 3.18, p. 13b ). ? i fuissed fael allaid for oisc, O'Curry 227 ( H 3.18, p. 123a ) = a fuirrecht faol allaidh for oisc, O'Curry 2512 . (< Eg 88, 42 a - b ). ni forrúich (foruich Y, furaich D, marbann, Eg.) mac tíre ina flaith acht tárag firend ..., BDD 66 (U). nad foruich an cintuch in cinaid that the defendant has not committed the offence Anecd. iii 24.14 . di pecad etraid foriacht-aide , Trip. 234.15 ( foruich-ide, 2775 ). fo-fechar (fo-feich-, fo-sechar MSS) cairde huaitsiu ... roga ... dochum na fine fod-ruich the border contract is broken by thee. I shall go to the kindred who have broken it Bürgschaft p. 32 § 1 . cuir bél doerdae ni fuichit fine common express contracts do not injure (form a liability of) the kindred, p. 14 § 47 . see also s.v. fo-roich.

(b) attacks , with acc.: cumma fofiched muir ┐ tir (of a `banféinnid'), Rawl. 143a33 . Perh. abs. here; ravages by sea and by land ? ni fuachar muir ... .i. nocha tabair fodiubadh ar in muir, O'Curry 1424 (< H 3.18, p. 639b ).

foirse, foirrse

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Forms: foirrse

adj io-iā (pp. of fo-reith, Thurn. ZCP xvi 269 , Bürgschaft p. 20 n . Plummer's suggestion, Ériu ix 111 , that the word is a borrowing of force, Low-Lat. fortia is not convincing) supported, sustained: ailid cuidrid curu; ailig main measa; ailid fir foirse `the flaith cuitrid is entitled to ... true evidence' [see below] Laws v 460 (with gl.: dligid fir fis fiadnaisi aici ... .i. fiadnaise do fursunnud aici co tucustar set isin rath). Cf. ailid fir fúrrsi .i. airiltnigid in firinne sin do fursannudh dho, O'Dav. 972 . alith fir .i. luige, foirsi .i. ar fortacht .i. bas forese .i. foressar co ndagnoill dia ndemnigugad alailiu firindi do cach, H 3.18, 390a-b . ( O'Curry 865 ). Thurn., Bürgschaft p. 20 n . takes fīr f.¤ above to be the subject of āilid, and would render `a supported proof demands' i.e. `entitles one to demand' (in his earlier expl., ZCP xvi 270 , he had taken `foirrse' as a p. of forus).

Possibly we have a different word from the above in the phr. fer foirse, which in the recorded instances is applied to one who borrows (without leave) another's cattle to qualify himself as a claimant of land by entry: fer fairsi .i. foresi .i. faireith [ = fa-rreith ?] cethrai a chele .i. fer beiris cethru a cheile dichmairc do ellug selba, H 3.18, 390 b11 ( O'Curry 866 ) (mis-read ZCP xvi 269 ). caide dethbir uil itir fear forse ┐ fear techta ? ...issedh is fear f.¤ ann, duine thēd for seis egoir do brith in techtaigthi ┐ is dilis a marbadh o thed. In fear teachtaighthe ... duine eside teachtas dlige anunn, ┐ as si an dethbir, O'Curry 270 ( H 3.18, 151 p. 10 ). dilis fer forse a tellach selba. ni bi dilis nach aen a tellach ṡelba acht fer forse [ = Laws v 466.10 , with gl. .i. is dilus in fer teit iar seis coir do techtugad in feraind. foirse .i. fer for seis techta, 468.25 ]. Duine sin dochuaidh a ndegaid na hairme anund ┐ robi an airem coir ara chind thall, ┐ gidh bé tarrthaigther thall is eisem is fer forse and no go tuca cumail tar a cenn ┐ tar sarughadh i fiadnaise no a n-anfis, a n-ecmais dochuaidh anund and sin mas da ndeoin gidh be dib tharrthaighther tall ise is fer foirrse and, ┐ tobrad fein cumail tar a cheand. & gidh iad uile tarrus and is amail fer forrse iad no go tucad cumail tar a cenn, ┐ slan a marbad uile gan chaemachtain ast aide [sic O'C. Cf. c. astaighthi, O'Curry 431a13 ] ┐ mana tarrus iad no go riachtadar a teach is cumal uaithib uile, H 3.18, 430b ( O'Curry 1018 ). caiti in fer foirse ? fer dona gellaid seoit ┐ saidbrige. Is i saidbri caich i tellach sealba, dilsi a airme, Laws v 466.12 .

gelḟine

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Forms: geilfíne, g., g.

n , f. g s. na geilfíne , Laws iv 40.24 Comm. lit. bright i.e. obvious `fine' or kindred. In poetry: di gablaib gelḟine Galeon, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14 § 2 . buaidh gelfine Gailoin, RC xxii 395.2 ( LL 385c18 ). is gnoe grianna gelfini (of Cú Chulainn), LU 8905 ( FB 68 ). In the Laws used as a technical term for the narrowest circle of the kin, viz. the agnatic descendants of a common grandfather. See Binchy, PBA (Rhys lecture, 1943), p. 30 , who regards the g.¤ as an innovation introduced by the jurists to replace, for most legal purposes, the derbḟine (descendants of a common great-grandfather), which was the older unit. But cf. Ériu li 12 . See also Mac Neill, Celtic Ireland, p. 161 seq. and p. 171 seq. , where the question is fully discussed. According to him the gelḟine included three generations, i.e. an individual, his sons and grandsons; from the standpoint of the youngest generation it would comprise five classes; the representative of that generation, father, uncles, their sons and grandfather; from the standpoint of a member of the middle generation it would comprise himself, father, sons, brothers and nephews. gelfine co cuicer. Isi-aide gaibes dibad cach cind comacuis di neoch diba uaid 'the gelḟine extends to five men. It is the latter that claims the inheritance of each individual relative from any that perish out of it without heirs' CIH ii 429.27 , Ériu li 1 . Cf., however: i ngilfine iar mbelaib amuil atá athair ocus mac ocus ua ocus iarmua ocus innua co cuicer; ocus geilfini iar culaib .i. brathair th'athar ocus mac co cuicer beos, Laws ii 160.z Comm. See also H 3.18, 224b ( O'Curry 407 ). The gelfine group shared prime responsibility for the wrongdoing committed by a member of the fine ( Laws i 260.2 ). flaith gelfine do gabail ratha o ri tuaithe, ii 280.24 Comm. For the privileges of the head of the g.¤ see ib. 26 . fri dliged tuisi .i. frisintí dligeas dul a tuisigecht an flathusa gelfine, O'Curry 2181 ( Eg. 88, f. 6 (7)c ). da geilfine gráidh tuaithi ... da geilfine gráidh ecalsa, O'D. 755 ( H 3.17, c. 544 ). ? diam iar ndibad fer fo dosloinnter gelfine (g.¤ f., MS), O'Dav. 826.

For further exx. and references see Laws Gl., Mann. and Cust., Mac Neill, op. cit.

3 gil

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n a leech : gil ┐ gilcach .i. quia in gelidis locis [nascuntur] , O'Mulc. 653 . gilldæ (= a youth, a pupil ) .i. is fri gil is cosmail. Is ē didiu a bēs aide .i. tossugad (= do ṡugud, LB). Iss ē dono bēssad in gilla tosugud (do ṡugud, LB) forcetail do t[h]engaid a fithidire, unde dicitur ... doglen gil tengaid, Corm. Y 676 . gil an sugad (? -aid) seng, Metr. Gl. 33 § 16.

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