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áeltaire

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n = ailtire (infl. of 1 áel?): aeltaire ┐ sair, LL 3668 = ailt iri, YBL 418a31 . aeltaire ┐ rathbuigi, LL 3750 = altire, YBL 419b19 .

aigretta

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Forms: aigertha

adj [io, iā] (aigred). Also aigertha. icy, frozen: cochaill gerra aigreta impu, LU 2180 ( FA § 26 ). talam . . . urcrom aigreta, 2233 ib. gēisidh lec uar aighreta, Anecd. ii 24 § 10 . nogo rainic an sliabh neimhnech n-oigrita, Ériu iii 166 § 22 . fuacht oighreata an fhuatha, TSh. 1236 . an ailt oighreta, Fl. Earls 86.z . na da cris . . . oighreta the two frigid zones, MR 112.13 . i coicrichaib . . . ind uarda adhuair aigreta bathuaidh, CCath. 5223 (cf. SR 157 ). as in uillind . . . aigeartha iarthar-thuaiscertaig na h-Eorpa `chilly', MR 114.21 .

áil

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Forms: áill, ál, ál

n also áill (see Thurn. Gramm. § 120 ) and ál. ál (: slán), IGT Decl. ex. 1002 . (: ár), DDána 3.39 . act of asking; request, wish: á.¤ [.i.] íarraid, Met. Gl. 10 § 8 . O'Cl. dochúas o Dauid co a thech . . . dia glan á.¤ im feis n-aidche, SR 6304 . fo déig ni ragadsi acht sí cona bantrocht día ailseom because she would go only with her women to make the request of him, LU 6149 (TBC). do ail ┐ do etarguide na ndemna ifernaide, CCath. 4166 . gabhaitt na Goill ag á.¤ ┐ acc atach Neill, FM vi 2208.18 . foirenn . . . do ail cu roghabad inad reampaibh, Lism. L. 2035 . ail .i. abair no dliged nó guide, O'Dav. 9 . cona tárda oircci i n-á.¤ nō a n-ascaid i tír nĒrenn by request or gratis, Corm. Y 883 ( Anecd. iv 76.2 ). is denta ail d'egin a pleasure should be made of necessity, CCath. 2703 . ic cuinchid ail nō aisc soliciting requests or gifts, Aisl. MC 49.8 . ar a beith i nail tsuthain in perpetual supplication, SG 47.x .

The follg. d p. forms are perh. to be referred to this word: ro da hir . . . ailibh ilibh, Gael. 50 (`requests', Bláthm. 416 ). airunsur álaib, LU 10042 = airiunnsu rálaib `than (all) desires', ZCP xvii 204 § 5 . cruth rochāin co ndrochálaib (droch + cálaib?), vi 267 § 4 . dit álaib fochen, LU 10430 . L. grían álaib `delightful sun', Fél. Sept. 3 .i. alaind no uasnelaib, etc., Fél.² cxl . cf. O'Dav. 181 .

Used impersonally with copula it is desirable, meet, proper: ní á.¤ tra insin do epirt, Wb. 27c8 . ní ail a tuirem dúib it is not proper to recount them to you, 24c7 . ar ni aill seirge oc cúrsagad harshness is not proper in reproving, 30b29 . 11b21 . ní ail aicsu forsani nothechti `it is not proper to wish for what thou hast', Sg. 149a8 . más amhlaidh as á.¤ a dteacht if their coming is desired, Ériu v 52.5 . is á.¤ a fhis uaib, PH 1067 . cid ail cencop á.¤ , LL 19018 ( KMMisc. 270 § 48 ). acht nach á.¤ cur lámha lat no one thinks it worth while to help thee, Dán Dé xix 25 . sgur dot aighneas munab á.¤ `unless you will desist from your arguments', Content. ix 12 .

In phrase is á.¤ DO wishes, desires: ní á.¤ dún ar condelc friú `we do not wish to compare ourselves with them', Wb. 17b9 . mad aill duib cid accaldam neich diib `if ye desired', 13b3 . ni á.¤ dún buith fo máam legis, 19b20 . ní á.¤ dún tabart testassa dínn, 24c16 . intan bes ná do when it pleases Him, Ml. 94c17 . bés níp aill do dainib / in dubartsa uile, Fél. Ep. 417 . nochorb á.¤ dó creitem dó he did not wish to submit to him, Trip.² 397 . ní bréc as á.¤ dún immut, LU 8813 ( FB 61 ). mad tairgit in fine ferann dó ┐ ní há.¤ dósum a gabail, Laws iv 134.20 Comm. cipé da mbad á.¤ a acallam in ríg, MU² 560 . isatt ailsiu damsa ┐ bidat ail hi céin bat béo I desire thee and shall desire thee as long as I live, LU 3919 ( SC § 43 ). cidh is á.¤ don oglaech-sa na táinic ríam? what is the matter with the youth that he has not come? ZCP v 523.30 . is pleasing to: bádat ail cach clúain, LU 9863 `every meadow will be pleasing to thee', PRIA xix 535 . is á.¤ LA: cen imfolang in degnimo són as ail lim `without accomplishing the good work that I desire', Ml. 23c25 . atú mar as á.¤ lem fhoghlaidh, Dán Dé xii 7 . neach lérbh á.¤ a thagháil `one who wanted it', xxi 6 . a gcan mé . . . madh á.¤ liom if I really wish it, x 13 . cid ass á.¤ latt dol? CRR § 23 . nir bo áill lea or nir bo baeth, Ériu v 209.21 . nir bho hail lais a athair . . . do thaobhadh, BNnÉ 52 § 44 . ?Cf. gach ní is ailt o Dia, Laud 610, 8d (Plummer MS notes). See also áilt .

ailchetail

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ind (? 1 ail + cetal): mo thrī findne fomgellsad in ailt nEochach ailc[h]edail gaire, Corm. Y 397 . See also 1052 .

áilt

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n (explained by O'R., and by Meyer ZCP xiii 147 as for áil + let, but perh. simply by-form of áil): ag sin mo chomairli duid / gab ī madh ailt beith go glan, ZCP xiii 147.8 . gach nī is ailt ō Dīa dogēbair ē, 9 . [gidhbé nuimir] . . . is á.¤ d'fagh- bail, O'Gr. Cat. 291.26 . cuirtear mil . . . and in meid is a.¤ , C iv 2, 40 vb6 . in méd is ailt don uisgi, Rosa Ang. 36.18 . fotruic and é gaca tratha is ailt , 110.23 .

1 ailt

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x see 3 alt.

2 ailt

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n (cf. altan) edge, blade; edged weapon(?): a.¤ .i. faebar, Lec. Gl. 305 . gerithir a gae ri a.¤ , LL 6391 . As an object used in swearing an oath: is inann a.¤ ┐ minn, amail adeir . . . toingthi fo a.¤ neimhe .i. fona minnaib is aith amail altain, O'Dav. 160 . ar altaib (arfelltaib v.l.) ar neimib / ardonceltair cuirer, ZCP x 346 § 2 . ?Fig. dó co roeirned dia a.¤ / na huile cesta atchondairc by his keenness, Met. Dinds. iii 178.147 . Perh. also: Mac Leinin an gai géir gloin / Molaga fá dheoigh mar a.¤ `like a hero', ZCP x 28.6 .

Compd. ¤-berach: soighead . . . ailtbhearach `razor-edged', TD 16.66 .

3 ailt

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n f. height: From Lat. altitudo, Wortk. 172 a.¤ .i. ab altitudine , Corm. Y 30 = alt, Thr. Ir. Gl. 2 . a.¤ .i. úasal, O'Cl. síasair suide eōin i n-a.¤ , Thes. ii 327.13 ( Hy. v 1 ) .i. in altitudine, 31 . arddi ┐ aithi na freiscisen fil o duini co Dia toirnes a ha.¤ .i. a hairddi, Rawl. 70a20 . .lxx. cubat i na.¤ in múir, .xx. a lait (sic), Rawl. 71b17 . romarb in leomhan . . . isind a.¤ móir `in the great glen', TTr². 50 . tre ailltibh arda, ZCP vi 290.23 . a n-ailltibh ┐a n-uamaibh na talman, St. Ercuil 1699

See 2 alt.

4 ailt

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n a.¤ .i. cin, ut est ar na tuca a.¤ forsan eclais, O'Dav. 62 . Perh. also: a.¤ .i. a dliged, ZCP v 486.2 (B. na f.).

? 5 ailt

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n secht catha ro ládh mun tir / imrádh dib mar gach n-a.¤ (: airc), LL 380b41 = secht catha ro láe ma thir / imráe díb mar cach n-a.¤ , 6401 . ? B. na f.

ailtech

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adj (cf. 2 ailt , 1 alt): a ccloidhamh ccoránach ccaimaill- teach well jointed, finely bladed(?) Cath. MT 557 .

ailtire

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n io, m. (3 alt?) house-builder, house-wright: a.¤ .i. saor denma tigi, O'Dav. 160 . O'Cl. a.¤ sáor doghní tech, ailt ainm tighe, Met. Gl. 21 § 69 . cethra ba in cearda, da ba in a.¤ , Laws v 106.1 Comm. carpat saer ┐ a.¤, .i. doniad in ailtirecht, 10 Comm.

Cf. áeltaire.

1 airc

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n f. :maic, LL 18305 , : ailt , 6389 , -cairt, O'Hara 1100 . Other rhyming examples noted infra. difficulty, strait: a.¤ .i. docamhal, O'Cl. na ha.¤ na écen na écendál, TBC 2895 . cá cath . . . nach diṅgbad cét in cach a.¤ , LL 6403 . ropsam grind grind ri harcaib (: fortail) (B. na f.) `fierce, fierce I was in straits(?)', Ériu i 72 § 3 . fri cocad ┐ cech n-aircc na haimsire sin, LB 123b42 . a.¤ abstinence(?), Fél.² lxxxv § 10 . fria cech necóir fri cech na.¤ , LB 262a31 . doconnairc Brénainn an a.¤ do bói orra, BNnÉ 52.z . trocaire do dénamh forra on a.¤ (on eigin sin v.l.) ina rabhatar, 9 § 31 . a n-a.¤ d'fóirighin to aid their difficulty, Ériu iv 224 § 47 . ua C . . . . dfurtacht . . . as an a., FM vi 2122.17 . ó ata an t-en becc isin a.¤ ud uma heinaibh, CF 982 . bādar i n-a.¤ bhetha in want, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 44.6 . do taithmigeadh a ha.¤ ibh / a ghlainchineadh Airt Énfhir, IGT Verbs ex. 556 . do-bhéara Críosd, cruaidh an a.¤ / dúin-ne an t-achmhusán orrdhairc (of the last judge- ment), DDána 29.24 .

In phrase is a.¤ do is in a difficult situation: maith tra is a.¤ dúnn cia do-[g]nemis comairle, Anecd. i 4.8 `we need to take counsel', S Cano 90 n. in trath bad a.¤ do i comlonn, TBC p. 313 n.l . cia mbad a.¤ duit, LL 285a6 . is a.¤ . . . do Molling `M. is in a strait', RC xiii 114 § 158 . rob a.¤ det san usce fūar, ZCP vii 307.2 . Note also: o rogabad a.¤ de amlaid sin `when difficulty had been experienced therefrom', Aen. 2332 .

? As adj. fatal, mortal(?): ?fri gnim n-aircc n-íd, SR 6603 . manip enghel amail chailc fri huair na.¤ , LB 108b47 . tarlaic Cairpri aurchur n-a.¤ , LL 20162 .

Perh. also in: dāl armairc meeting in battle stress, Sits v 1919, 93 § 33 .

Cf. 2 airc.

airdbe

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Forms: a., airdbi

[io, n.] Vn. of ar-díben ( Ped. ii 462 ). act of cutting, smiting, slaying: a.¤ killing , Ml. 41d5 . airdbi gl. perimendi, 41d2 . iar n-airdbiu inna banflatha sin gl. interfecta, 14a2 . hond airdbiu gl. internecione, 55b17 . bun cacha simne iarna a.¤ , Laws ii 252.1 .i. iarna tescad, 15 Comm. a.¤ naindeilg, i 232.6 .i. fir epi co mbi ┐ a rinn biraith amail delc, 236.5 Comm. a.¤ .i. tesgadh, ut est fuil midhigh techta ocna airdben- adh ailt nó féith, O'Dav. 179 (cf. Laws v 146.22 Comm. ). airdbheadh .i. aird eibe .i. teasgadh nó gearradh, O'Cl. airdbi sáegail, LU 6808 (= a.¤ as saegal, BDD² 330 where read airdbi saegul cutting off of lives, p. 79). iar n-ardbiu a comlund comardae na fer no bítís foraib, LU 9321 . ic slaide ┐ ic áirdbe in tsluaig, TBC 1704 . focuirethar in artbe cumma ┐ in armgrith uile, 692 . bé dia mbiat ilardbe (ilairtbe v.l.) / eter Ulto erredaib, IT i 69.8 .

airdeibe

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n (ard + eipe) ad hoc compd. used in Laws Comm. as gloss on airdbe, etc.: fuil midaig techta oc na hairdbenar alt na feich, Laws v 142.8 .i. cin a.¤ ailt na feich, 146.17 Comm. direnar fo tairdbe cach feda, iv 168.22 .i. eirniter fo airdeibi gacha f., 170.13 Comm. logh enech ina aird eibe, O'D. 512 ( H. 3.17, c. 415 ). cairde airdbide . . . .i. cairde i mbi airdepi cinntech, O'C. 524 ( H. 3.18, 262b ). airdbheadh .i. aird eibe .i. teasgadh, O'Cl.

1 alt

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Forms: a., alta, altæ, altu, alta, ailt, a.

n Orig. u, m.? (cech a.¤ , Ml. 44d2 , but ald n-airge, Arch. iii 293.z , cech n-a.¤ ┐ cech n-ága, TTr.² 492 and pass.). g p. -altæ, Corm. Y 41 , alta, RC xv 487 § 1 = altæ, Ériu xix 58 § 1 . Note also a p. altu, Fél. Ep. 323 (alta, v.l.). Later with g s. alta and ailt , n p. id., g p. a.¤ , IGT Decl. § 96 .

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(a) joint, articulation (in human beings and animals): don a.¤ gl. jugulum, Lor. Gild. 69 gl. 201 . a.¤ día altaib = iunctura membrorum (of a serpent), Aisl. Tund. 109 § 4 . rolaad cach a.¤ asa choir dam gl. ita totus resolutus sum, Ml. 44d2 . mér airindí bīs ina aonar isin a.¤ i mbī, Corm. Y 890 . robīth Cūchulaind co ndec[h]aid a altaib dō so that his joints were dislocated, TBC² 2962 . For a different use with verbs see below. cach mball ┐ cach n-a.¤ ┐ cach n-ind ┐ cach n-āge, LU 6445 (TBC). lamh airgíd . . . edír mér ┐ a.¤ , BB 32b40 . tri halta atat isin meor, PH 6837 . cen tescud alta na feithe, Laws v 488.5 Comm. ar a.¤ a dhroma, RC xxix 138 § 56 . d'altaibh in droma, Rosa Ang. 98.19 . do benadh a throigh on a.¤ amach do mhac U., FM vi 1884.15 . an deaslámh do dhol dá ha.¤ , DDána 21a. 22 . Fig. no gur sguch mh'annsa dha ha.¤ `till my heart left its wonted place', Ériu ix 6.55 . cíoch rér tairngeadh a fhíoch dá a.¤ , PBocht 2.4 . Cf. TBC² 2962 cited above. Occas. perh. limb: an dara dairt . . . / feoil is ailt ar a hionchuibh flesh and limbs are entrusted to it (of an arrow), DDána 78.13 . gan ghoin ag Dia ní fhoil aon-a.¤ / is lia ná soin daonnacht Dé, Dán Dé x 12 , cf. Keating's use of alt, goin below. Note also: chomhdhubh re gúal gach n-ailt dhe o bhonn go a bhathus, RC xxix 114.10 .

(b) Extended applications. Of the socket of a weapon: co tarrla [in sleg] ina ha.¤ . . . féin, Acall. 4905 . ro lingiustar in lann . . . as a altaib ┐ as a imdornnchur, MR 300.9 . Of some part of a sword: da claidim deg co n-altaib, BB 280b15 . tucustar tri tren beimenna do cruadaltaib in claidim `hard knobs', MR 300.24 . Note also: co n-a.¤ imrind, Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 37 . Of curls in hair: i n-earla na n-a.¤ , DDána 91.30 (of a hero).

II In literary contexts.

(a) Used by Keating (Keat., TSh.) of a subdivision of a book (leabhar), with further subdivision goin punctum, see guin, and cf. Dán Dé x 12 cited above. Perh. also in: mé dot ath-ghoin san a.¤-sa, Content. xxiv 4 (`now').

(b) Of the division between the syllables of words: indleas do dhialt . . . air ni fil a.¤ and i.e. it is improper to apply the name of any polysyllable (`recomarc', etc.) to a `dialt' (monosyllable), inasmuch as there is no a.¤ (juncture) in it, it is a unit, Auraic. 779 , 3582 . a.¤ ┐ dialt ┐ recomarc, O'Dav. 428 . a.¤ in anma prosta in re n-aimsire bis eter in da shillaib a inni, Auraic. 830 . in gne no in cenel int a.¤? Is cenel ecin, ar itat tri gnee fai .i. a.¤ saerda ┐ a.¤ aicenta ┐ a.¤ co feser, 890 . cate esse alta? . . . in toe tengadh fil don filid a[c] ceimniughudh don litir for araili mad a.¤ saerda no don sillaib for araili mad a.¤ aicenta artificial division (within a syllable), natural division (between syllables), 909 .

(c) metre (type of composition?): cia ha.¤ dona seacht n-altaib ind aircetail, Auraic. 925 . domiditer alta uad fri alta duine, 1237 . alta uad, IT iii 128.2 . co fesear cia ha.¤ huad, 3 . ca ha.¤ don maoin nachar mēin? (.i. ca haiste don eladain nachar foghlaim?) (B. na f.), ZCP v 489 § 10 . is dīlsiu don a.¤ airc[h]etail īsiu, Corm. Y 41 . do ṡluind na n-ilaltæ, ib. a.¤ .i. aircetail, O'Dav. 6 . ae a.¤ , 160 . co n-a ollaltaib cen ail (of poets), LL 18266 ( SG 84.44 ).

III Abstract applications.

(a) juncture, point (of time, etc.): ra ha.¤ na h-uaire sin, CRR 18 § 12 . a.¤ in lai sin `this very day', CCath. 5110 . i na.¤ in inaidh-sea `the nick or junc- ture of this place', 502 (see O'Cl. in (c) below). rob indethbir a gabail do láim a.¤ na huaire sin, O'D. 1588 (H 5.15, 8a).

(b) shape, form: an choill aig eirghe ina ha.¤ féin, BNnÉ 159 § 14 . in n-óige ailt in completeness of form, RC xxxvii 348 § 57 . Cf. Colmán . . . / la hógi a.¤ légend `with perfection of high studies', Fél. Sept. 26 . Luacair ard i toethsat fir / fuithi ata a.¤ in buanfir, Fen. 374.14 . ?tug an tAthair na a.¤ féin / a mhac (`in His stead'), A. Ó Dálaigh viii 3 .

(c) kind, sort: cia haltt delbi, PH 440 . cía ha.¤ con etir, Mer. Uil. 282 . cia ha.¤ dáine cia n-anmand, TFerbe 564 . cia ha.¤ airgne agat? Met. Dinds. iv 212.40 . ? ni ha.¤ coin- dircle maith do denam fria n-aen duin ┐ olc fri cach, YBL 168a14 . a.¤ .i. leithéid. in a.¤ an ionaidhsi .i. a leithéid an ionaidhsi, O'Cl.

(d) state, condition, circumstance: iarom bá halacht in ben / ropo mára.¤ airmiten, LU 4312 . ? nirbu mall marb-a.¤ don mnái, Met. Dinds. iii 50.23 (` death-dirge '). gillai Chon- nacht co caími / dáini ra troma.¤ truagi, TFerbe 626 . lén-a.¤ `sorry plight', Misc. Hag. Hib. 28 § 42 . ? a a.¤ a olcc / a chacht a chorp, IT iii 84 § 75 . Perh. also: créad do ghéandais san a.¤ (: falt) úd `in that case', PBocht 13.41 . Hence in phr. i n-a.¤ with gen. in a position to, able to: ná tathaoir T. / 's gan é i n-a.¤ bhur n-agallmha `as he cannot answer you', Content. iv l . ó taoi-se i n-a.¤ mh'agallmha, v l. gan é i n-a.¤ a agallmha it was impossible to speak to him(?), DDána 100.25 .

(e) way, manner: atat tri altai leusom for ind gabail i.e. they have three ways of chanting the psalms, Mon. Tall. 140.28 (§ 33) . noco n-a.¤ dōib taurcbāil a coss do neachtar de seach araile it is not their way (of two who always kept in step), TBC² 3312 . a.¤ mog mo coire (.i. is ē so gnīmrad mo coire), Anecd. v 23.5 . is ucht ra mórdílind a.¤ neich mar sein i trad-sa `action of anyone', CRR 40 . is essarcain cind fri hallib a.¤ neich mar sain, 42 . Freq. with prep. FO: nod slaid fón a.¤ cétna in the same manner, LU 3287 ( SC 8 ). fond a.¤ sin, LL 280a23 ( SG 415.16 ). Also in phr. as cech a.¤ : cóir áli riu as cach a.¤ , LL 374c60 . fuaradar eg as cach a.¤ , MacCarthy 434 § 4 . But see: a Muire, mo bennacht ort | as cech n-alt 'O Mary, my blessing on thee in every part' Ériu xix 13 § 1 . ? a.¤ dár séan an binnse bláth `this brilliant Bench (sc. of justice) hath been our welfare's hinge', Ó Bruad. ii 276.20 .

Very common in chevilles: a.¤ cen imresain, SR 6038 . a.¤ co mbuadhaib, Anecd. i 73 § 215 . ald n-airge, Arch. iii 293.z . drong tria a.¤ , IT i 78.31 . cen altu áig, Met. Dinds. iv 98.91 . aichre a.¤ , Rawl. 148a3 .

Compds. ¤-bisech: th'earla bhíos ag breith ailtbhisigh increasing in length (?), DDána 114.6 . ¤-chaín: mānāis leathanglas fordūal altchāin uindsenn, TBC² 3346 `on a fair shaft of ash', Faraday. ¤-cháem: dfoghadhaibh altchaémha uinnsionn beautiful ash-handled javelins, FM vi 2130.4 . ¤-chóir: aenmac altc[h]ōir, RC xxxvii 348 § 60 . ¤-géimnech: alt-gheimnech a n-a. `cracking of their joints', MR 256.20 . ¤-gorm: cloidhme altgorma, CF 880 . ¤-lethan: Echaid a. big-limbed, Fen. 28.22 .

2 alt, allt

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n o, m., f., neut. Ériu xliii 208 , LEIA A-63 . height, cliff: all ┐ a.¤ ab altitudine , O'Mulc. 36 . Ériu xiii 61 § 2 . a.¤ ar a.¤ is cnoc ar cnoc, Duan. Finn i 41.25 . teid . . . Ænias for bend aillt `went to the top of a cliff', Aen. 271 . tuitiss sīoss re beinn an ailt , Fl. Earls 86.z . a imluadh taran allt n-adhuathmar, Lism. L. 4834 . ba cuma nobhíttís isin allt sin ois allta ┐ miola muighe, Buile S. 72 . eter cnoccaib ┐ alltaib ┐ ardaib, PH 502 . go ndroigheanuibh gheineas as áltuibh ┐ as cnocuibh, Deut. viii 7 . ? tuc brosnaigi ar almaib a.¤ , LL 16772 . ? doníther linne . . . droichitt na n-a.¤ , RC xxix 118 § 15 `leap' (cf. a.¤ .i. leim, O'Cl.).

Extended meanings: fochairt i n-a.¤ in maro depths (?), LU 1725 (perh. for 1 all, cf. all moro, RC xi 452.2 ). eadram is allt na cróine `the pitch-black abyss' (of hell), Aithd. D. 49.37 .

Compd. ¤-dorcha: don tuinn a. from the towering dark wave, Measgra D. 50.27 (faltdorcha dark-maned, v.l., Gloss.). See 3 ailt .

3 alt

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Forms: ailt

n also ailt house: a.¤ .i. teach, ut est is ae a.¤ conae clu .i. is é a tech ro coimétastar in t-urdarcugud sin. ┐ atá fos ailtire .i. saor denma tighi, O'Dav. 160 (see 1 alt). meiser ailt (.i. tech) iarna ait sceo fenamnaib, 868 = meisir ailt iar na áit, sgeo fenamhnuibh, Ériu xiii 42.1 . ailt ainm tighe, Met. Gl. 21 § 69 . ailt .i. teagh, O'Cl. ailt .i. tech, ut est ailt lethan conaire (some kind of proverbial expression), O'C. 576 (H 3.18, 287). is dinnba fri heiric . . . is altlethan conaire .i. is lethan a tegh ar in conair (of an unsatisfactory person), Ériu xi 75.3 . ? ind eclas nóeb cona airc / rodo suidigthi in oenailt, SR 5158 . ní ba gerthide i n-ailt mid- chúarto, Tec. Corm. § 3. 53 (= Dinds. 146 ). ? draig tar ailt / cath Chuinn chuilt `fire over a house', ML 122.8 . dēnam a ailte (: aicme) i Temhraigh, Sits v 1919, 92 § 16 . Baile in Chuimine m'airm a n-ailt tSeain hi Maoilconaire, Ériu i 38.9 . ? rodechraig fón ail co haircc / ind ailt rode- chlaid in fert, Met. Dinds. iv 96.56 .

4 alt, altae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 4 alt, altae or dil.ie/3019

n Perh. substantival use of participles of ailid, but form and inflexion unclear: Lug mac Ethlend alt cen meirg fosterling(?), LL 1150 . techt i ndāil alt nUlad, TBC² 2460 = techt in-dáil ailt Ulad, TBC 3270 . ni h-iarsma aen mháthar na aen alta `fostering', MR 144.15 . Findhabair cland Luigdeach Lagdha / bean alta Breagh gusin mbrigh (apparently nurse of Brí; cf. Met. Dinds. iv 218. 1-4 ), Ériu x 78 § 20 . altai droch-rún derchoblid / gossa dubrúin banmassa, LU 6175 ( TBC² 1691 ). ? sceó slechtfa ailtu tairbirt fo mám Etarcomol, 5687 (TBC). mor n-anrud ┐ n-ailti scions, heroes(?), Anecd. ii 54.8 . imruidhedh ┐ imaorad n-ailte (nalti v.l.) ┐ n-anradh, 50.7 . alt .i. oileamhuin, O'C. 969 (H 3.18, 416) perh. simply gloss on pret. 3 s. of ailid.

altan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. altan or dil.ie/3025

n [ā], f. (cf. 2 ailt ) sharp blade, razor: dund altain gl. novaculae, Ml. 72b14 . dun altin, 72b9 . amal in n-altain n-áith gl. sicut rasorium acutum, 72b8 . altan .i. ail teind dia tecma, Corm. Y 68 . amal bíd co n-altain noberthá, LU 5679 (TBC). a.¤ ┐ demés ┐ cir, BB 210a35 . finda na grúaidi fácbus an a.¤ dia hése, RC xvi 89.8 . gérither a.¤ berrtha, MR 20.3 . ringcne do theidm gan altain (.i. fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan berrtha) (B. na f.), ZCP v 488 § 3 . a.¤ scene very sharp knife, ZCP iii 3.10 . ailtan sgeine, L. Chl. Suibhne 26 . dá chlaidheamh dég mar ealtain, BR 242.12 . da craisech . . . co naithgeri a.¤ , CCath. 5304 . mar altain d'aithle a hoirnimh, Dán Dé xxv 22 . fiacla . . . mur ailtn[a]- duib gera glas iarainn, ZCP i 127.26 .

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