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3 aí

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(d s. of 2 áe?). In phrase ar aí, and with demonstr. ar aí sin, araide (resolved by Zimmer, KZ xxx 5 ff. , as: ar a aí sin (the possessive is written only in late exx.), ar a aí side. Cf. ar apa, ar apaide s.v. 1 apa). Note the alliteration in: ba rogarb araí in robud, Metr. Dinds. iv 250.63 .

I As prep. phrase folld. by gen. or by verbal clause.

(a) on account of, because of: arái na feli Caindich `on account of Caindech's feast-day', Mon. Tall. 135.8 . enech cóicid do brith . . . araí óenḟir, LU 9209 ( FB 94 ). cíarbo dú dogra don tír / ar ái in ríg-sin sech cach ríg?, Metr. Dinds. iii 200.6 . ar aoi dioghla m'amghaire because I had avenged the ill-treatment I had received, Duan. F. i 86.26 . ar aoi an éinpheacaidh, DDána 20.12 . ar aoi clóghuine an Choimdheadh, 46.15 . ger bhó hoirdearc Sean mac cuinn . . . ar aoí a ccoccadh friSaxoibh , AFM v 1748.5 . madh ar máise (: báise) for my sake, ACL iii 295 § 16 . ronnassa secht qumala for in mbantrebtaich . . . ar ae tect il-lu[b]gort Gūaire, 1.11 . araí beith can bíad oentráth, RC vii 300.168 . ni haire ro-raid in t-aingel so ar-ái co mad i nGalilee toisech atcifitís a apstail Ísu `on account of its being in G. first that the apostles would see Jesus', PH 3416 . ar aoi a héiginsi d'fhurtacht, `for helping her necessity', Studies 1921, 75 § 18 . ar aoi ar fhuluing ar ar son on account of what he suffered for our sake, Desid. 6256 . araoi sin cuirit . . . for that reason, Fl. Earls 120.13 . co nar bo h-áil dóibh dol i n-imcheine on mbaile ar a aoídhi, AFM vi 2212.9 .

(b) as regards, in the matter of: is adbur rig arái delbha, Sc.M² § 14R . ni frith díb oenfer foleith / folilsad arái ṅgaisc[e]id, SR 5776 . a Capadóic dó ar-ái chineoil, PH 1124 . ni dlegad som arai dleastanuis sin `as regards legal right they are not entitled thereto', RC xxiv 186.20 . gidh im bhocht ar áoi mbiorair though I am poor as regards watercress, BS 86.14 (§ 43) . Aodh ba sóamh díobh ar aoí n-aoisi gion gurbhó hé ar aoí n-oirbertais, AFM vi 1916.7 . cidh daíne ar ai fhuatha is [anm]anna indligthecha ar aí n-ecna `for though men in form they are brutish beasts in intelligence', Stair Erc. 1311 . In dates: i n-oct kalaind Mái ar-ái lathi mís greni in the matter of the day of the month, PH 1106 . for-ái lathi mís grene,—inand ón ┐ ar-ái lathi sechtmaine is-in bliadain hi-tám, 6920 .

(c) for the sake of, for: ar ái oenḟer (n-aoinfir, v.l.) d'imchomét, TBC-LL¹ 1674 .

II As adv. with adversative force nevertheless, however: nad biu-sa resna sluagaib ní ba siriu, bar F. . . . dessid F. riasna sluagaib arái, TBC-LL¹ 496 . ┐ arai fessa dam mo thustidi féin nevertheless let me know (who were) my own parents, LU 1682 . ranic tra co ham tuismeda di ┐ arai nir scuir dind fhognam, RC xxiv 190.11 . tugad dise hé . . . ┐ aráoi ni móite fuair-siom sláinte, TTebe 807 . arai som dano dofocrait cath for Eochaid in spite of that, LL 14402 . tangatar . . . ina aghaidh, ar a aoi ni ró chumhaingset ní dhó, AFM iii 88.11 . bátar acc folmaise a bfobartha . . . ara aoí ní dheirgensat `but, however they did not do so', vi 1884.14 . arái sin ní théit immach, TBC-LL¹ 198 . arái sein barroega F., 4413 . ar-aí sin ra érig Crom D., MU² 504 . arai sin tra roshantaigh imon comairli . . . do dhenum, Aen. 779 . fairend . . . dogníat trócaire . . . ┐ biit araíde i llaxai, LU 2195 ( FA 27 ). ro chuindig ceat a athar ┐ ni tharut dí. Araide dochuaid si cen chetugud dó, IT i 40.8 . araide batar sonairte seom, 74.19 . robæ dano comēt leisseom ar inn ingin. ┐ araide rostoirrchestar quidam vir nobilis , Rawl. 147a44 . adlesc-som aráide do dhul i ndíthrub, PH 4743 .

Note also (as conj.): araíde nocha herbartha-su, lest you say, Alex. 828 = araba, Anecd. v 2.9 . See also Bard. Synt. Tr. 17.27ff.

athlom

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adj o, ā (*ath-lam, cf. adblam). Later athlam. quick, nimble, agile, eager: am ān am a.¤ athargaib, LU 10628 . mac mheic Domhnaill athlaimh Óig, DDána 91.38 . fer a.¤ , TTebe 2558 . a.¤ n-engnoma, 2512 . tré airechtu athluma `eager assemblies', Ériu iii 14 § 3 . buidhni ána athluma d'ainglib, IT i 174.17 . sluaig athlama, TTebe 4849 . athlumha i n-iomghuin (of weapons), BS 16 . atrachtatar eirge athlamh aeinfir they rose up quickly as one man, CCath. 4436 . Cf. ēirgid athlum aoinfir (sic leg.) do dénum a ndiaig Nuada[t] rise speedily to pursue N., ZCP xiii 205.1 . d'imlaid athlaim, MR 272.14 . urchar athlam, Stair Erc. 306 . robtur athlumha étroma a longa, CCath. 1974 . ba hathlam áine im úaga quick the driving at the funeral sport, Metr. Dinds. i 6.8 . is eicsiu athlam indlim, LL 5256 . eōlas athlam `ready guidance', ZCP iii 42.7 . cet tengad aig a.¤ , Cog. 50.15 . athlamh .i. ésgaidh, O'Cl. Compar. rind bas . . . athlaimi, LU 4840 (TBC). batir athlamiv na mná andáti na fir, TTr.² 1704 . With -de: athlaimite, TTr.² 332 . Adv. ro lingestair . . . go hurettrom athlamh, TBC-LL¹ 3891 . bualaid co ha.¤ ar n-ech, RC vii 300.151 . co hathlumh, Stair Erc. 1593 .

epeltu

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Forms: e(i)pilt, abailt, eabailt, abhailt, eabhailt, eibilt, epeltu, epeltu, epiltin, epiltin

n n, f. (vn. of at-bail(l)) later also e(i)pilt. Early Mod. abailt, eabailt, abhailt, eabhailt, IGT, Decl. § 42 . eibilt [sic leg.], Ó Bruad. ii 148.14 . dying, perishing, death, destruction: n s. is epeltu doib (gl. perierunt) Wb. 13b20 . ba liach a n-épeltu, 4d20 . epeltu, Ml. 98c6 . pectha trisambi apaltu, 30d14 . ni bes epiltiu anme dit anything that might be death to thy soul Mon. Tall. § 64 . is ferr lind epilt o bás adétig, PH 6571 . is anfot in eipiltin, Laws i 180.19 Comm. g s. quia fit dibath ┐ bath ┐ ba... ic sluind epilten, ACC 31 ( RC xx 170 ). a s. fri epiltin , Thes. ii 320.22 (hebeltin v.l.: gl. on: fri éitsecht, Hy ii 60 ). dílcend ┐ epeltin na tol collaide, PH 3538 . d s. iarna epiltin , Thes. ii 320.36 . a.d. inc. .dc. Grigoir do hepiltin, Anecd. iii 71.7 . aes pende do epiltin for usce ┐ bargin that penitents should die on bread and water Mon. Tall. § 73 = Anecd. i 75.3 . atcuas dosein a mhac do epilt, AFM vi 2218.19 = Hugh Roe 262.3 (f. 69b) . Killing, slaying (?): eirgid athlum aoinfir [sic leg.] do dénum a ndiaig Nuada ┐ a eibilt co hobunn, ZCP xiii 205 .

fortail

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Forms: foirtil(l), fortail, fartail, foirtil, fairtil, f.

adj i (tilid, Celtica xv 24 ) also foirtil(l) ; IGT, Decl. § 132 gives the forms fortail(-l), fartail(-l), foirtil(-l) and fairtil(-l) as equivalent.

(a) having the upper hand or mastery, dominant, victorious: ba f.¤ mé for cach rét, LU 1324 ( Imr. Brain ii 291 : `I was able to do anything' ; ba f.¤ lim mo menma v.l.). batar ... oc foglaim ... combtar fortaile for cerddib suíthe, LL 9a2 (= fortille, BB 32a9 , fortilde, RC xii 56 ). bát láechdha fortill in fer sin fri cach n-aén ..., Cóir Anm. 179 . bud f.¤ a n-oenchath som for cethri cathaib aile, LL 43b2 . ba f.¤ oen ... for míle dib-sium a single enemy could outmatch a thousand of them PH 4050 . ní tharla friú ... forlíon ar nárbhad f.¤ , AFM vi 2280.11 . coro gleicc doib ┐ ba f.¤ in dartaid BB 384b33 (= Dinds. 66 ). mad hi in talmaidhecht bhus f.¤ isin duine if the earthly nature predominates ZCP xiii 48.21 . Here perh. : fortuill i bhfoghluim (: folttruim), Aithd. D. 41.5 . bean ḟ.¤ , IGT, Decl. § 132 . Adv. : ná bí ar filidh go f.¤ , Studies 1924, 245 = fartail, IGT, Decl. ex. 1917 . Compar. as amlaid ata tes ┐ tirmacht isin fer nis fuirtille do reir uaisli ┐ dingmaltacht[a] nis mo na sna mnaibh, Irish Texts v 12.15 . Superl. asi in cétna ingen ... as fortille fortha is their superior Marco P. 36 .

(b) later strong, capable, efficient , the orig. meaning being expressed by compar. : flaith féig fartail, Metr. Dinds. iii 196 . gnúis ḟ.¤ (:moltaibh), Aithd. D. 46.8 . gabh la foirtille fulaing IGT, Decl. ex. 1918 . sgaí ... nach foirtill bfeadhma, ex. 1919 . an tṡlat ḟ.¤ (of a king) TD 32.58 . sdét furtill, ZCP vi 36.31 . intinn ḟoirtill (= animo forti) Keat. i p. 64 . ionann Elias ┐ foirtill no láidir, TSh. 7377 . dho dhaoinibh ... noch bhías foirtill ar dháoinibh eile dho theagusg able to teach others 2 Timothy ii 2 . don tí ba foirtille i bhfeidhm aoinḟir , Keat. ii 3070 . ona maighistribh do ba foirtille agas dobadh foghlamtha a n-eolas ..., RC iv 353 ( O'Cl., Pref .). In med. texts : bid in brig tochluigtech co fuirtill = appetitus non perit Rosa Angl. 274.10 . an tan bis an tes nadurdha co foirtill cum gnimaigthi, RC xlix 33.18 . With gen. : ar bheith fortuil bhfoghloma, L. Cl. A. B. 228.68 . cf. fortall cach uilc ilar sluaig a numerous army overcomes every evil Cog. 122.20 . do chuir Dia sibhsi a bhfortoil na huachtaranachta, Mac Aingil 519.14 .

Compds. clanna fortuilbeoda Ferghusa strong and active Caithr. CC § 81 . ¤daingen : colamhuin ┐ fortoildhaingion na fírinne (= columna et firmamentum veritatis 1 Timothy iii 15 ), Desid. p. 312 . ¤lín : see fortaillín.

1 genas

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n (<gein, Ped.) u, m. ; later also o, m. purity, chastity : féil(e) et genas (gl. quod decet mulieres), Wb. 28b11 ; de uiduis .i. bíte i ṅgenas, 9d28 . ní frith gáes ná gart ná genus LU 8327 ( FB § 24 ). genmnaide didiu ben aoinḟir. unde genas, O'Mulc. 639 . adrad do genus, LL 371c38 . genus díchurid in etrad, PH 8035 . feidligud i n-ógi ┐ i ngænus, TTr.² 1856 . genus na nGermánach nglan, ZCP i 113 § 4 . genas Hérenn Lann Ela, Triads 31 . geanas (.i. glaine), ACL iii 12 § 16 . geanas .i. geanmnaidheacht, O'Cl. tingeallais cách díb dia chéli coméit a ngenais, Comp. CC 45.21 . g s. descaid gensa dímaisi ugliness is a good warrant of chastity, Anecd. iii 15.16 . buaid ngenso, LU 10186 . romaltsa ... hi fogart genussa, 10312 . co ngnim gensa ngil, Ériu i 122.11 . mad rogab genso glan barr, ZCP xiii 144 § 1 . d'ḟis mo genais to test my chastity, Ériu vii 229 § 74 . comarba óigi is genais na eclaisi, BColm. 104.27 . g p. bilar thalman na ngenus (humorous scribal note) i.e. meagre fare to induce chastity (?), O'Gr. Cat. 134.11.

genmnaide

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Forms: genmnide

adj io,iā chaste, pure : genmnide (gl. castum), ZCP vii 481.27 = Enchir. Aug. 74b . trí túarascbait cach ngenmnaide, Triads 187 . genmnaide didiu ben aoinḟir , O'Mulc. 639.

óen

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Forms: óen, oín, oena, aine, oina, oína, oen, aen, én, éin, aon, oen, oinaidaircechu, oinbenchu, oinchosaig

num. adj. and pron. óen, Sg. 201a11 , Wb. 4d21 (oén). oín, Ml. 90d1 , Sg. 162b1 and in compds. (Ml. and Wb.). g s f. oena, Sg. 203a26 . aine, BCr. 31c4 (pron.). a p m. oina, Ml. 70a4 (adj.); oína, ib. (pron.). Mid.Ir. oen , later aen; in compds. often én- or (before palatal vowel in follg. syll.) éin-. Mod. aon.

I As num. adj. one .

(a) absol.: oen .i. un ab eo quod est unus , Corm. Y 1001. a hoen, a dó, a trí, SR 741. a n-oén ar fichit it tri secht són the twenty-one, Ml. 2d2 (treated as neut.).

As pred. with cop.: is oín hua tinscanat, ni oín hi foircniter (i.e. they begin but do not end with the same letter), Sg. 162b1 . Generally in sense unique: Brigtae ba hóen a amra, Hy. v 43 (`B's miracle was unique', Thes.). int Imblech . . . is oin ina erdarcus I. is unapproached in fame, Bruchst. i § 145 ( Ann. Inisf. 742 ). a Flaith na naem, robo aen do chaemh thy loved one had no equal (?), ACL iii 298 § 70.

(b) attrib., rarely follg. noun (this construction seems con- fined chiefly to expressions of time): dia oin `ein einziger Gott', Ält. Ir. Dict. ii 10 § 5 (oen, aon MSS.). Moin oin `M. der einzige', ib. § 1 . as athair aen dan in coibche sin `it is to the father alone this nuptial present is due' (?), Laws iv 60.12 . luid in gilla lathi óen and one day, LL 51b2 . laa n-oen and, IT i 122.19 . PH 74. fec[h]t n-oen ann, IT i 136.17 .

(c) generally preceding noun, forming a compd. and re- maining indeclinable, one, a single . Lenites follg. cons. and often prefixes t- to s. (When the noun is folld. by prep. ar and a multiple of 10, oen is freq. omitted: bó ar fhichit = oenbhó ar fh. twenty-one cows.) cid oín dune (gl. nemo), Ml. 33c12 . ma tecmadh secht tengt[h]a i cinn aenduine, ZCP viii 111.20 . ildáni do óenfiur . . . óendán do sochuidi, Wb. 11a16 . triar, óenfer (of the Trinity), Hy. v 18. in días do gabáil immón n-óenfer, FB 15. comland oenfir single combat, Ériu i 114 § 1. eirge athlamh aeinfir rising quickly as one man, CCath. 4436 , cf. ZCP xiii 205.1 (where read: aoinfir ). fer oínsétche du-nar- ructhæ act oentuistiu a man of one wife to whom only one child has been born, Thes. ii 241.9 ( Ardm. 18a1 ). Echaid Oenáu (= one-eared), Trip. 126.18 . Eochaidh aonshula of the one eye, ML 86.23 . ro sníastar ar oenchois ┐ ar oenláim ┐ oensúil, TBC-LL¹ 564. ba hoinlebor leo int saltair they considered the Psalter a single book, Hib. Min. 2.56 . Lugid Macnía (.i. oenainm), ZCP viii 312.5 (i.e. Macnía is a single word, a name not a patronymic). oen-chailech indises Matha . . . a dō indises Lucas, PH 5219. ind aenailidh dún ar ttriur | is aenbla lin dar ar cend we three shall be in one grave with one shroud about us, Anecd. ii 30 § 4. hi curach óenseiched of one hide, Trip. 222.11 . oín fecht once, Ml. 138b8 . oin[ḟ]echt, 34a9 . du intiuch oín lai a journey of one day, 140a1 . oigreadh éntráith ice of twenty-four hours, Ériu iv 218.16 . bás aonuaire `instant', Keat. iii 2272. ata oenní ocund do denam `I have one expedient', PH 1192. cidh énní dhibh a single item, Laws ii 156.3 Comm.

Often used to strengthen cech (cach): ni choemsaitis . . . cech oenfochraic dib d'aisnes, SR 520. cech laithi, cech óenbliadain, 1458 . mórfessiur . . . oc cor cacha hóenslaite, FB 2. gulban cach óen-eóin, Metr. Dinds. iii 258.26 . tri mile ceol . . . cacha henchlaisi, RC xxvi 146.7 .

Used to emphasize a follg. superlative: issí in dictatoirecht éncéim ba huaisle buí occo, CCath. 95.

The numeral often appears superfluous: teuir oenaidchi three nights, Thes. ii 291.6 ( Ml. Poems i 2 ). co n-accai ni . . . .i. in n-aenmnaí for fertais in charpait a woman, TBC-LL¹ 201. co cualaid gul na henmna a woman's weeping, RC v 201.6 . coic oinfissigh five searchers, Duan. F. i 45.5 . Esp. with nouns denoting number like días: toirmeasc itan eindeisi quenching the thirst of two, Ériu iv 224.6 . dochuaidh T. entriar marcach tarsa with three horsemen, AFM iii 576.4 . oen-ocht ṁbliadan, LL 181b22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 49 ).

Such compds. are used in pl. without inflexion of óen: óenlitrib, gl. singulis litteris, Sg. 28a12 . frisna hoen n-apstal déc eleven, PH 5123. tri cét fer for oencosaib ┐ for oenlamaib ┐ aensuilib `each using only one leg', Dinds. 41 ( RC xv 431 w ). dariachtadar óendóene d'Ultaib . . . d'fórithin Conculaind .i. Senal U. ┐ dā mac Gégge a few individuals, TBC-LL¹ 4205. rosiachtadar aendhaíne asin máidm sin, Alex. 291. ra étlaitis . . . ar oenḟeraib one by one, LL 268b26 ( MU 44 ). go n-imthightís na haonmhna Erind women used to traverse Ireland alone, AFM ii 1164.4 .

(d) used before noun in sense only : ni óentorbe doraricc dún not merely one profit, Wb. 19b23 . ba hed a n-oínbiad isin díthrub (= de mannae cibo solitario), Ml. 97d8 . bá hóenglunn dó sercc di mnai a brathar his only crime, IT i 121.3 . Tomas . . . is e oendiscipul nā boi imalle frisna hapstalu, PH 6728. énmac Dé, Ériu iv 114 § 17. Domnall . . . enrí Teftha sole king, RC xviii 18.1 . enrige in domain sole (undivided) sove- reignty, Alex. 114. se oenur 's a óenben his wife, SR 1888. Findabair d'óenmnaí F. as a wife, TBC-LL¹ 3031. mad ben tsaor í, biadh 'na henmnáoi agam, ZCP i 125.1 . tene an aonbeime [na n-oenbeim v.l.] .i. Aodh (i.e. one who strikes but once?), Anecd. ii 52.1 .

(e) unique, without equal, peerless : eirr óengaile, LU 10356. 'con óengabaind na hElgca Elg's foremost smith, Ériu iv 108 y . ar muin meicc óenfir Hérenn of Erin's chief, 102 § 43. oen- guinid Cilli Darae, ZCP ix 169.16 . Cf. TBC-LL¹ 5375. oenoinmit fer nErenn the greatest fool, Ériu v 28.2 . Tomaltach . . . enbranan cloinne Maolruanaidh `chief hero', AFM iii 150.2 . aenollam na nGaedhel, RC xviii 191.8 .

(f) often the same (= Lat. idem); in this sense declined in Glosses. inna oena méite (gl. tantidem), Sg. 203a26 . inna oína oina-sa (gl. hos eosdem), Ml. 70a4 . Cf. Wb. 5d1 . ni tre oínmetur ro ceta [int ṡailm], Hib. Min. 6.182 . aensmacht ar cach ceathra the same `smacht'-fine, Laws iv 104.24 . bid grád n-oenfir forra they shall all have the same rank, Trip. 152.22 (= in pari habendos respectu, Colg.). ac oenmummib daronsat ceirdgnimrada gaile the same instructresses, TBC-LL¹ 3006. fer oentreue dō fellow-tribesman, PH 75. d'a fir aencluichi nō aentighe as his playmate or housemate, CCath. 2432 , cf. 644 . ni uīth cuit don m[n]ai . . . a n-oentig aithigh tighi, Cáin Ad. § 2 . t'fhear êanaoise thy coeval, Dán Dé xvii 3. in tan do bamar-ne ag aenfoghlaim gaiscidh learning . . . together, ZCP x 304.29 . clanna ar saor, meic ar moghadh | dheit . . . fá énomhan `united in fear', Studies 1921, 75.4 . ata sinne . . . dh'aoinchreidimh ┐ dh'aontsacramuintibh one in faith and sacraments, Luc. Fid. 378.7 .

Similarly in a number of stereotyped adverbial phrases: i n-ait . . . oenbaili in one place, together ; ó oenbél (-guth) with one voice, unanimously ; for oenchoí on one path = to- gether ; d'oendán (lit. `of one profession') united, in concert : co ndernsat caratrad do beth d'oeṅdhán i cend Aristobuil, LB 140a15 = Todd Lect. vi 76 z (see SGS i 30 ); d'oenláim in co-operation, in concert , LB 140a16 (d'én- laim); i n-oenḟecht simultaneously ; d'oentoíb together ; i n- oenuair simultaneously , etc.

Folld. by FRI or OCUS (= as): oenfholaid . . . frissin athair of one substance with the Father, PH 177. do laechaib fa óengním ┐ óengaiscid fris féin of the same prowess as himself, FDG 733. i n-énaimsir [f]rium-sa in my time, CCath. 1704. marb a n-aonmhis . . . ocus Fiachra in the same month as F., ZCP xi 44 § 50. sinn d'éinfhine is an t-Airdrí, Dán Dé xv 15. go gcuire ionn i n-aointeach 's an cuire fionn, xiv 26 . Fiach- raidh . . . ó aoinchill ┐ Fiacc from the same church as F., Mart. Don. Oct. 12 ( p. 272 x ). aen .i. inann, O'Dav. 165.

(g) in late Mid. and Mod.Ir. aen (aon) used alone with a noun = any; aen . . . amháin one, a single. The sense any arises naturally from the use of oen in neg. or indef. state- ments. cipe toltnaigfes don chomdid i n-aen-urd díb, PH 4014 . aen cach .i. nech itir ut est: ni aera óen cach he does not satirize any one, O'Dav. 11. ata in t-aenridiri amain agar leonadh uile, ZCP vi 41.30 . en-spirut amhain one spirit, Fl. Earls 136.15 . aointsióth amháin do bheith i nÉirinn uile `general peace', Keat. iii 3135. go mbeidheadh corp na hEagluise ar aonbheusaibh amháin that . . . might follow the same customs, Eochairsg. 5.36 .

II As indef. pron.

(a) one, an individual (declined). ednon óen (gl. ĭdem), Sg. 201a11 , cf. 55b3 and Ml. 70d1 . inunn oín, Ml. 56b1 . cuit inna aine ┐ inna aile, BCr. 31c4 (referring to `prima luna' and `secunda l.' of Lat. text). inna oína oina-sa these same individuals (gl. hos eosdem), Ml. 70a4 . cach oén creitfess hí Crist every one, Wb. 4d21 . fer . . . saiges a chert do cech óen, FB 11. pianad cech oein as dir duit, PH 6599. malarta cech oin olchena the ruin of all, 714 . nach oen déraich a tír any one who deserts his country, Mon. Tall. 17. oenaib. dedaib. tredaib, LL 123a9 .

Folld. by part. gen. or prep.: i ṅ-óen na lith-sa on one of these festivals, Fél. Ep. 20. cotlait . . . i n-oen a mbrug, LL 144b14 . gebid . . . oen na tire, 333a42 , cf. ZCP viii 318.33 . inn-aen na rigbaili romor, CCath. 5824. cech oen uainn each of us, SR 1076. is aen uaib nom-braithfi-sea, PH 2372. oen dona Cristaigib, 1220 . aon don chuideachta, Fl. Earls 36.18 . i n-aghaidh gach aoin againn, Maguires of F. § 88. (This use was prob. at first confined to cases in wh. oen was preceded by cach, cech or folld. by a pers. pron.; with a subst. the older idiom was: fer dena feraib.) In expressions of time: aen na fecht ann once, Ériu v 122.34 . ag siubhal . . aon do laitib one day, BNnÉ 239 § 169. aen na n-oidhche (aen do n-oidchib v.l.) one night, BS 124.21 . aon d'oidhchibh, AFM vi 2280. 23 . Hence the later idiom: aen do lá one day, Ériu iii 150 § 3 ; áon do ló, Ériu v 86.16 ; 96.28 . oen da laí, RC xxiii 396 § 1 (= older lá n-oen).

With art.: in t-oen neamfoitnech nemaicside the One im- passible, invisible , PH 178. Cf. bíaidh solud Israel mar theine ┐ a Aóinnáomhtha mar lasair his Holy One, Isaiah x 17. lé bréithir na n-áon náomhtha of the holy ones, Daniel iv 17 . saor . . . mo aon ó neart an mhadraidh, Psalms xxii 20.

(b) in late Mid. and Mod.Ir. any one , esp. in neg. and indef. sentences: [gnúis] nach obann aon that rejects none, A. Ó Dálaigh xviii 4 . atbert N. na ro choemnagair aen do leigen innti that he could not let any one into it, Leb. Gab.(i) i 10.3 . níor bh'uamhan liom aon dom chreich I had no fear of being raided by any one, Ériu i 95.19 . tuc Dia nert . . . duit ná tucad d'áon romad, BNnÉ 7.4 . dá mbiadh i n-a iongnadh ar aon if any one should wonder, Eochairsg. 16.36 . imdeargadh aoin gan adhbhar abuse of any one, Content. xxiv 13.

III Used with prep. in the follg. adverbial phrases: ar oen (fri) together, at the same time (with): cach baili i fagabhar iat araen wherever both are found together, Laws ii 414.9 . mas etarru araen atat buachaili `if the servants belong to them both', 416.11 . céin bemaid araen beó as long as we both live, ZCP iv 239.29 . in mac gēntar uatha ar áen who will be born to them both, viii 113.16 . curab da ndēruib aráen doronadh an loch of the tears they both shed, Maund. 179. dob í inghean Uí N. a máthair ar aon the mother of them both, Maguires of F. § 8. do rithreadar ar aon i n-aoinfheacht (= ambo simul), TSh. 10325 .

With FRI: co tisad ar oen fri Ultu along with, TBC-LL¹ 1477. tanic in rig . . . ┐ in uli shacart ar oen fris, PH 2159. an ccéin báoi ar aon léa anam `so long as he lived along with his soul' (? as long as body and soul were together), ZCP i 64 § 69. Folld. by ocus: dofóeth Marcán . . . ar óen ocus Medraige, Metr. Dinds. iii 320.36 . dochuaidh Bairri . . . ar áen ┐ Eolang, BNnÉ 17. 19 .

mar oen (fri) together (with): doruacht mar aon re fuigeall `along with the remnant', Laws ii 238.7 Comm. oc fledugud mar oen fris, PH 2372. téid . . . mar aon re hiomad d'ógaibh, Keat. ii 55. cosa . . . mar aon ris gach mball oile, TSh. 60. bud hi an bāidh braithreisi | beith dūinn mar aon that we should be together, ZCP viii 214.12 .

IV In some cases oen forms genuine compds. in which the meaning of the follg. word is modified:

(a) chiefly with adj., esp. adj. derived from noun: ¤adair- cech: a p m. oinaidaircechu, gl. unicornes, Ml. 45a5 . ¤bélrach: dorat rath na n-ilbelra doib . . . is iat oenbelraig có sin .i. Ebrai speaking (only) one language, PH 2517. ¤bennach one- horned , as subst. a single-horned creature, a unicorn , LL 135a50 . tír nathrach is oen- benach, 136a19 . a p. oinbenchu, Ml. 45a5 . See oenberach (treated separately below). ¤charptech, TBC-LL¹ 4252 (where it is used of one who drives alone, a warrior without a chario- teer). fuilliucht ind óenchárptig, 713 . ¤cosach one-legged (-footed): g s m. ind oinchosaig , Goid. 71.3 . pl. na hoenchossaig odra, Rawl. 76a46 . ¤dánach, ¤dírech: beas aendanach, bid aendireach `who has one art, let him have one "dire"', Laws v 108.11 (opp. to il-dánach, -dírech). ¤faebrach: do biailib oenfoebrac[h]aib one-edged, CCath. 5442. ¤fiaclach one- toothed, Leb. Gab.(i) i 78.9 (en-). ? ¤folbthach: a oenḟolbthaig oeniressaig! `of one substance and one faith [with the Father]' (? only praiseworthy, only faithful, reading ṁolbthaig), PH 161 . ¤geinne: óengeinne Dé only-begotten, Hy. vi 25 ; cf. tar in mac n-óengine .i. Críst, Ériu ii 196 § 13. ¤gel altogether fair or white, pure white, common epithet of silver: oengel in dún, Metr. Dinds. ii 72.17 . cúach argit oengil, LL 34a54 . do cnaimh aoingel elifinte, CCath. 4691. do cholomhnaib marmair aingil, Fl. Earls 152 x . a díí láim oengela, LB 124b26 . im thrí .ix. con n-éngel, LU 6768 ( BDD 28 ). tred do chaorchaibh aen- gealae, BNnÉ 56 § 63. ¤ingnech: Monica éningnech one- hoofed , CCath. 3841 (explanation of the name Monychus < μονόνυχος). ¤iressach, see -molbthach. ¤menmnach: in t-ennac aenm. `single-minded', BColm. 12.16 . co henme[n]m- nach unanimously, Cog. 120.6 . ¤trabdae (< treb), gl. soli- tarius, Ml. 46d1 .

(b) with noun: ¤ciniud in Laws, only child or descendant , the last living member of a `fine', Thurneysen, ZCP xiv 347 § 3 b. is e bes foloing aencinnid `the food-rent which the sole survivor submits to', Laws ii 256.25 . bes oencinneda, iv 302.20 . biathad in aencineda gin fine, ii 354.3 Comm. Also of any propertyless man of the fer midboth grade, even if he had kin, ZCP xlii 68 : ní dligther fothud a thige do neoch céin mbes maice, combi túalaing saintrebtha ┐ gabála[e] se(a)lb, do ḟi[u]r midboth(a) céin mbes n-óenchin(n)i[u]d 'hospitality of his house is not due from anyone for as long as he remains in boyhood until he is capable of separate husbandry and of taking property - from a fer midboth for as long as he is an óenchiniud ' Críth G. 77 , ZCP xlii 68 . ​​​​ ¤clár a single, solid piece: oen chlar a chorp uli; oen chlar a thraigthi, PH 7272 (of the Antichrist). denid óenbuidin díb ┐ oénchlár dona sciathaib immon ṁbuidinsin, LL 13937 . aonchlár dar lat an brugh breac one unbroken surface, DDána 119.32 . Of a flat-face : go bfacaidh nech ana dhail, ┐ aon chlár aighthe lais, BNnÉ 185 § 15 . is amlaid do boi ┐ aonchlar aicthi (aenchlar edain, v.l.) aige gan suili ina cind, Stair Nic. 49 . Of a closely formed battalion: doralsat óenclár catha foraib dia tobairt 'formed themselves into a solid phalanx', LU 1478 ( MU² 955 ), SGS v 30 . ¤coissid m.: oenchossid sciach `a one-stemmed thorn', ZCP iii 7 § 25. mac ind oenchoisseda one-footed , IT i 102.17 . ¤echaid m. a rider : gl. eques, Sg. 55b7 , 50b2 (óin-). da o[e]nechdae, Corm. Y 1082 = do aen[e]achdae, Corm. p. 38 (rót). ¤taeb a particular place: do chuir sí a haire d’éantaobh, LBranach 2 . do-chuaidh an t-eólus d’éntaobh, 362 . dá gcuirinn m’intinn d’éantaobh 'even if I set my mind to going somewhere' Sages, Saints and Storytellers 34 § 1 . ¤tiges (= ¤tigedus) dwelling together with, cohabitation: aontíghios daor an dia- bhail, RC xxiii 12.10 .

ucht

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Forms: ucht, hucht, ucht, uchtard

n u, n. (see: ucht n-osnae, Corm. Y 1275 cited below), later m., IGT, Decl. § 72 . clíath, ochd, brothlach, brollach, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 122 ).

I

(a) breast, bosom : nad ndechuid a ernaigde huadsom dochum nDae acht duintarrae inna ucht fesin iterum, Ml. 54d3 . tinnagat ní ass a n-ucht di mainib, 93a20 . hua hucht (gl. gremio), 93a22 . i n-ucht nach aili, Acr. 27b1 ( Thes. ii 8 ). ba harddidir ucht Aroin (sc. principal altar of Temple), SR 4268 . a slucud in oenḟecht ... dar loiṅg a ochta, TBC-LL¹ 1023 . delgi órdai ecorthi ós ochtaib dóib, 183 . clais ochta `the hollow of the breast' (i.e. one of the twelve doors of the soul), Laws v 363 note d. ro-buail a ucht co humal (sc. the Publican), PH 8055 . caidhe an t-ucht ..., A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 5 . fa hé [a] ionad a huicht-se | Spiorad Dé ar a diadhaicht-se, DDána 9.6 . do ráidh an macaomh amuigh | 's a ucht uadh ar an ursuin leaning on , L. Cl. A. B. 62.86 . ucht ar in luirg leaning on the staff , Feis Tighe Chonáin 317 . do léig a ucht ar a dhéis, go ndeachaidh thríd fell on his sword (of Saul), TSh. 2457 . tabradh cro[i]s Crīst dar a hucht, ZCP vi 270 § 15 . iadais a ucht umpu sin, ACL iii 244 § 8 . aicíd an uchta, Corp. Astron. 52 § 9 . atá taobh t'ochta mar aol, A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 4 . líntar ar n-ochta dhúin de, IGT, Decl. ex. 1613 . ochta na n-ánradh, ML² 1729 . do līnatar a n-ochta dā n-anālaib, 379 . gur luigheadur ar ochtaibh ... ban ┐ fear (sc. birds), Feis Tighe Chonáin. 1768 . Cf. ML² 1739 . ? mar guin ernbais i n-ochtaibh , Leb. Gab.(i) i 104.15 . bean hochta wife of thy bosom , Deuteronomy xiii 6 . of Christ's wounded side : maith dún ḟuil an ochta, A. Ó Dálaigh iv 5 . dá dtí tuile i n-áth an ochta | ar sgáth Mhuire is dolta dhúinn, DDána 31.27 . Attrib. gen.: (fig. of a harp) a mhionn ochta na n-airdríogh `breast-jewel,' Studies 1923, 274.6 . idir dhá fhaobhar an éididh chúil ┐ an éididh ochta `chest-armour,' ITS xxiv 120.35 . breast-work (Arch.): drochta dogníd dia ingin | ós gním ochta (v.l. ochtga) aird-inbir, Metr. Dinds. ii 58.10 ( LL 216b46 ). in caisslēn ochta `the breastworks,' Fl. Earls 78.33 . a ttighi a mhuir ┐ a thairimtheachta gan an caislēn ochta do chomhairem, 68.9 . in sense of dear, beloved (cf. bosom friend): rob mac ochta aireachta | cach mac buan dod 'bhroindḟine `the darling of the assembly,' Leb. Cert. 194.11 . Cf. BB 277b31 . mo dhá mhac áilne ochta, Keat. Poems 1077 . In bardic poetry: of Christ: mo mhac ochta ┐ anma, Ir. Monthly 1920, 374.30 . foráil do mhac ochta oirn, Dán Dé iii 21 . a Mheic ochta ógh-Mhuire, A. Ó Dálaigh xlvii 8 . Mac ochta Dé, ZCP x 28.24 . Of the Blessed Trinity: trí meic ochta na hóighe, DDána 9.9 . Of John the Evangelist: níor dhocra lat iná lais | a mhac ochta 'n-a éagmhais, Dán Dé i 14 . Of St. Colum Cille: mac octa do ri nime ┐ talman, BCC § 25 . fíonúir ochta na gConallach séadach (fig. of a warrior), O'Rah. xxvi 31 . Here perh. belong: Niall fa hóige don fheadhoin | ... | gé do ríoghadh rompo so | ríodhamh ochta na hEórpa, L. Cl. A. B. 173.40 . súi dian sosad sil ochta (?) LL 37c23 ( Auraic. 5310 . ZCP xvii 292 ). Transf. of a place: is é mac ochta na n-airdtreabh, TD 34.28 .

Cf. secht m̅c̅ ochta cona fotha d'iasc ┐ di enaib ┐ lubib ┐ ilmblasaib, IT ii 173.8 ( YBL 114b14 ).

(b) bosom; lap : éirghis as a hucht do léim | an leanbh `from her arms,' A. Ó Dálaigh 50.33 . oc tarraing a méic asa hucht don ḟeoldenmaid, Todd Lect. vi 82 . Cf. TD 13.39 , 46 , and exx. given below under i n-ucht. gur bhat lána a nochta dona cnoibh `laps,' BNnÉ i 14 § 19 . ar ghlúin 's ar ucht Ch.C. | ... do bhí an chúi-sin 'na coiléan, Ir. Monthly 1929, 107.7 . do teilgeadh an crannchar annsa n-ucht into the lap , Proverbs xvi 33 .

i n-ucht (a) in, at, on the bosom or breast of, in (to) the arms of, in (to) the lap of, on (to) the knees of: a cend i n-ucht P. ┐ a coss i n-ucht Mo Chae, Trip.² 425 . a cheann i n-ucht Eirce, Ir. Monthly 1920, 423.11 . gur chuir a cheann 'na hucht, TSh. 9304 . docoras casal di nim i nn-ucht P., Trip.² 1228 . nos gaibseom cech óenliathróit ina ucht, LU 4877 . damberat i n-ucht Conchobair, 5018 . ro boí íarom in móethóclach ina chotlud ┐ a chossa i n-ucht indala fir ┐ a chend in n-ucht araile, LU 7429 ( BDD 101 ). baili i fil in trícha cét gaibthi cach fear a ucht i n-ucht, BDD (Y) 105 . dobretha som a chend i n-ucht a shenathar (a form of submission) CRR 53 ( LL 177b33 ). mac na hucht gá ionghuire `being nursed at her bosom,' A. Ó Dálaigh 50.25 . itc[h]onairc Muiri ┐ a mac in a hucht ┐ si oc tabairt a ciche do, Todd Lect. vi 49 . cur ling i n-ucht Uilix, ┐ co ro lig a gnúis (of a dog), Mer. Uil. 292 . fuaratar in mac i n-ucht a máthar (sc. the Shepherds), PH 7076 . a hathair i n-ucht Mhuire | athaidh i gcurp cholluidhe, DDána 9.4 . ingen do Chathair Mór ... ina hucht, (of a foster child), LL 270a49 ( RC xxv 20 § 2 ). ni raibhe mac i nucht, na inghen ar altrom `in arms,' ZCP x 6.29 . gabaid Muiri a mac in a hucht iarsin, Todd Lect. vi 49 . is é (sc. Christ) tic ..., ┐ ro-n-gabus-[s]a fén a m-ucht in tan ro-po náidiu i tempul S., PH 3790 . an leanbh óg 'na hucht féin | gabhais bean Ḟ. ainn-séin, DDána 67.24 . ar muin eich ... ┐ guna ... trasda na ucht ar a bhelaimh `across his lap', Rel. Celt. ii 198.21 . tair ar chuairt sonn, suidh im ucht, DDána 67.31 . In this sense common in fig. expressions (see also III): do cuireadh clódh a teadhma | uaibhsi a n-ucht na cinneamhna `the conquest of her disease has been put from thee into the lap of fate,' Studies 1921, 75.17 . meinic ráinig riamh sinne | leagadh seóil, sníomh intinne | fan lucht do badh doiligh dhúin | da n-oidhidh i n-ucht fhortúin in the lap of Fortune , L. Cl. A. B. 211.16 . u.¤ Abrahaim Abraham's bosom (Scriptural): na huli noemu ┐ fírenu, batar i n-ucht Abrahaim a n-iffern, PH 3877 . tárrla gur iomchradhar na haingail gu huchd Abrahám hé, Luke xvi 22 . i n-ucht eclaisi Dé `in the bosom of,' Rule of Tallaght § 65 . in the company of: bith do i nucht ┐ i lar a decepol, Laws iv 356.1 . caoicidhis lán do anatar na maithe sin uile ina ucht, Ériu iv 61.3 . in the care of, under the protection of: acht go ndernait mo réir, ┐ go n-anait im ucht `if only they ... remain in submission to me (i.e. in my community, following my rule? ), BNnÉ. 233 § 150 . depending on: ceann m'aradhna a Íosa ar t'iocht | díorghadh don anamsa it ucht, Studies 1933, 140 § 9 . caora sinn dá bhar seilbh féin | do chuir tú i gcró idir chuainmhéir | a gcumhdach ar-aon it ocht | saor ó chumhgach na gcuanort `to save her and the fold depends on Thee,' Studies 1931, 80 § 2 . Cf. a bhfágbháil go hiomlán air ucht an easboig `to commit them to the bishop,' Donlevy 338.15 . cuirid i n-u.¤ : m'anim i n-ucht Crīst cuirim, ZCP vi 266 § 27 . geall cháigh 'na ucht dob ionchuir | do lucht tiomchuil Chláir Chobhthaigh, TD 10.3 . ó táid bhar sochair uile | dá gcor i n-ucht aon-duine, `are attributed by you to one man alone,' Content. vi 187 . an té ... chuires a chomhairle a n-ucht dhuine agá mbiadh cunnradh risan ndiabhal, Ó Héodhusa 135.15 . téit, do-icc, etc. i n-u.¤ : takes refuge with, seeks the protection of: rothindscan techt i n-ucht a muintere feisin (of a retreating warrior) TTr.² 1191 . robris chnāim a dromma ríasiu thísad i n-u.¤ a muintere, 1195 . do chuaidh i n-ucht uí Dhomhnaill `fled to O'D. for protection,' AFM iii 284.12 . do chuaid Donn Occ aris ... a n-ucht Aeda h. Neill, Ann. Conn. 1225 § 25 ( ALC i 288 = do saighidh AFM iii 234 ). cor dichursed T. a Condachtaib ... co ndechaid a n-ucht Gall aris Ann. Conn. 1250 § 2 (= FM ALC). gá dás dóibh gan dol 'na ucht, TD 9.48 . Peadar ... | dlighthear dhúin dul ina ucht | do shúil re brugh na mbeannocht, Studies 1920, 569.26 .

(c) the breast of an animal : budh lé hAáron ... an t-ucht, Levit. vii 31 . tuighe ... | in gach colcoigh ... | 'ga béin d'ochtoibh eunloithe, L. Cl. A. B., 184.108 . As name of a hound viz. Ucht Ard: rus leig a dhi choin ba garg | Ucht Ard ┐ in Ferb sheng, Duan. F. i 75z .

(d) ucht n-osnae: ucht n-osnae (v.l. u.¤ osnae) .i. u.¤ osmenta ... In baile didiu inditscrūta, is dó is nomen ucht n-ossnae (v.l. u.¤ osnae), Corm. Y 1275 . Cf. n-ucht n-osnai `into the breast of poetic revision,' RC xxvi 26 .

II Transf. and fig.:

(a) as epithet: a ucht solus, `O bright bosom ' TD 2.17 . a ucht glan, DDána 67.30 . a ucht bhog, Ir. Monthly 1919, 284.13 . geall gach oide ga ucht slim, Content. xviii 108 n. innis uaimsi dá ucht slim | an ceó tuirrsi atá ar m'inntinn, Studies 1918, 452.3 . a lán san leath so i bhus | d'ollamhnaibh 'má ucht sholas, Ir. Monthly 1919, 2.8 .

(b) applied to various other parts of the body; the palm of the hand : .i. do ucht na dernainde `to the breast of the palm' (gl. pectusculum), Gild. Lor. 202 . of the elbow : ucht rigi `the bend of the elbow' (i.e. one of the twelve doors of the soul), Laws v 363 n. d . Of the finger : budh iomdha le moltaibh fáidh fán bhfionn-urlár | 's gáir bionnorghán le hochtaibh imeil-mhéar `many ... the melody of sweet harps as finger-ends press them,' Ir. Monthly 1920, 650.13 = DDána 70.13 . Cf. cuir le suil th'ordoige 'na inadh é, YBL 349a41 .

(c) the bosom of a garment : ni du ucht etaig asbeir heremias inso (gl. non de uestimento), Ml. 54d4 . a nāe mbennachta ar in bhoin | tucsat dō a n-ucht a ēdaig, ACL iii 244 § 7 . Cf. mor a n-ucht aibhsech a luirigh | lorc an ghai nach gabhdais uird, Irish Texts ii 72.31 .

(d) Metaph. of the air, clouds : ar ochtaibh áilne an aieóir, L. Cl. A. B. 180.4 . Cf. a hinnibh an aieoir, Ir. Monthly 1920, 266.48 . do hosgladh ós ochtaibh néll | doirse uisgidhe an aiér, Studies 1921, 418 = O'Gr. Cat. 451 .

(e) the interior of a vessel : dabuch d[e]argiubair mōr lucht, (v.l. dabach d'arccat mór a lucht) | slōg ōss a ucht cen nach socht, ZCP viii 108.15 . Cf. dabhuch a raib[h]e édon, BCC § 158 .

(f) the prow of a ship : uchta ┐ airbrunni na liburni, LL 235b28 ( TTr. 1389 ). sáir ic certugud chlár ri ochtaib ethar, LL 236a26 ( TTr. 1426 ).

(g) applied to various surfaces analogous in shape to human breast viz. breast of a hill , etc.: ochta a beann, Measgra D. 140 . ar ndul co hucht mór os cenn an baile doibh `a great eminence,' L. Chl. S. § 27 . ní fhuil druim ..., | feadh nó sruth nó ucht dá áirde | ... nachar thriallas d'iarraidh m'fhir pháirte mountain-side , Keat. Poems 450 . gusin n-ucht ac Beind Étair, Acall. 5658 . Cf. Meallach liom bheith i n-ucht oiléin | ar beinn cairrge, Measgra D. 120 . Of places: conrici hUcht noi n-Omne, Trip. 338 = Thes. ii 238 . i n-ucht Cláraigh `on C.'s slope,' Ir. Monthly 1919, 167.7 . ar uchtaib anfosta `on inhospitable heights, Ériu viii 8.12 ochta sliab `the mountains' breasts,' O'Gr. Cat. 459.10 . fil sliabh ... isin crich sin, ┐ glenn aluinn fria a ucht `on its bosom,' Marco P. 15 (cf. fri hu. under III below). bloisgbhéim buinne dílionn do ucht airdṡléibhe, BS § 65 . Cf. i ccígibh cnoc, 884 . See also i n-u. below under III (g).

(h) a gulf or bay : sinus .i. ucht, Sg. 108b1 . co P. a nucht Aráibecda a muir R. anair ┐ in t-ucht Arcaidecda a muir Th. aniar sin, LB 142a11 - 12 . o muir Thorrian cusin ucht Persecdai, 150b2 .

(i) various other applications: tír ... co bhfasach bhfada fria huct, `in the midst thereof' Marco P. 101 . a n-ochtuibh all, 120.36 . tar ochtaib glinde, Acall. 5655 . 'sé a hochtuibh oilén ngoirmshreabh | ag rochtain oilén n-iongnadh, L. Cl. A. B. 91.113 .

(j) In proverbial and other expressions denoting to face, front etc.: dabad ucht ar indber lán | damsa guth ar géig n-Imghán, it were facing a full estuary , Ériu iv 220 § 29 . is ucht ra mór-dilind (prov. of a hopeless task), CRR 40 ( LL 176b14 ). troigh re teann, ucht re hanaoibh, L. Cl. A. B. 271.94 . cuirfidh a luchd a Luing Clíach | budh ucht ar íath cCuinn a chríoch, IGT, Decl. ex. 1774 . ní fiú mé re méad mo chean | ucht ort a chuirp an Choimdheadh `to approach Thee,' Dán Dé xviii 9 ( YBL 392b ). Cf. bar n-ucht aráon ar olaidh, IGT, Decl. ex. 233 . do-beir u.¤ ar approaches, faces, advances towards, sets out for: tabhair ucht ar Achadh Ír `face,' SGS iv 140.8 . dá dtug Mág Uidhir a ucht | ar Fhád Fuinidh dá bhfurtocht `set forth for' Ir. Monthly 1926, 472.13 . go dtugadar ucht ar an gcaolmhuir `they made for,' Keat. ii 528 . an chéad threabh thug ucht rómpa ar an mhuir, Eochairsg. 88.5 . attacks : tugadar u.¤ ar an dún, Keat. ii 3455 . tucadur u.¤ arna cristaidibh `opposed,' Fier. 68 . doberuit u.¤ ar B. cona ṡlógaib, Marco P. 113 . sets about, begins (to): tugadar u.¤ ar Laighnibh do lot ar dtús `they set to plunder,' Keat. ii 6338 . tabhair u.¤ ar ar na haithrighe, TSh. 6940 . Cf. 10523 , 9774 . mór loitir fa lucht an chruidh (v.l. chruib) | ucht ar thoicib ná tabair do not set about [accumulating] riches , IGT, Decl. ex. 174 . cuirid u.¤ ar approaches, faces : (Metaph.) cliar ... do chuir druim re Dia, ┐ ucht ar imreas, Eochairsg. 22.26 . tairre is cuir th'ucht ar Mac Muire (to St. Patrick), Dán Dé xii 9 ( YBL 370b ). cungnamh le mh'anmain don Aird-rígh | uchd do chor ar an gcroich ndeirg, Dán Dé xxxi 15 .

(k) Adverbial usages: ucht re hucht face to face : go mbí duine uchd re huchd | cuire a lucht isin longphurt, IGT, Decl. ex. 460 . teach aoidheadh coitcheann do chách | moladh Íosa i ngach éan-tráth | fa gnáth aca ucht re hucht | slata dar bhláth an bhochtacht (sc. the monks in choir), Ir. Monthly 1921, 374.17 . bhar dtrí catha, ucht re hucht, | teagaid i ndáil Chon Chonnacht, `united,' TD 9.53 . Cf. 8.40 . Freq. of a hostile encounter : batar samhlaidh ucht ré hucht co cenn sechtmhaine, ┐ deabhaidh gach laoi etorra `confronting each other,' AFM iii 130.8 . Cf. ucht fria hucht, BNnÉ. 108 § 33 ; 10 § 36 . tig ... rí Mumhan don leith eile ucht ré hucht dó, Keat. ii 4963 . Cf. ucht ar ucht face to face : TSh. 6640 . teagmaoíd ucht ar Úaimh Chorainn `we come right up to,' Duan. F. ii p. 8 § 27 . Cf. gé tú ucht re a n-iolghuasaibh `to many risks though I be exposed,' Ó Bruad. ii 134.18 .

III With various prepps. in phrases:

a hu.¤

(a) from the middle of, out of, from : boi im[mairecc] and i lláithib D., téora buidne im Ch. macc F. ┐ C. asa n-ucht oc imbert [in gae] lia sairse occo, Trip.² 770 . re hinnarba ... cach foreigne as a ucht `from his breast,' MR 160y . doluid for a gabrai gluair | Balam a hucht in morslúaig, SR 4782 (possibly these belong to b). fer gonur a hucht tsloigh móir, O'D. 545 (< H 3.17 c. 435 ). Laws iv 180.8 Comm. (and so read 178.19 `in the van of a great army'). ro bedhgsat ... a hucht a muintire fein `in front of their own forces,' AFM vi 2146.7 . Cf. co ragaib ... oc slaidhe na slógh, a ucht a chatha fadheisin `from the breast of his own battalion,' TTr.² 1354 . mian lim Sil Setna gan ḟaill, | co tren a hucht Clann Conaill `in the front of.' MR 162.23 . In pl.: duas do ruithriuch a hochtaib a reward [is due] for an extempore `ruidriuch,' Caratnia 47 ( ZCP xv 362 ), cf. gell ar trisi breth ar coicthi ... gell a ochtaib breth ar trisi, Cáin Ad. 38 .

(b) in the name of, representing, on behalf of (cf. f) : dáilim a hucht righ nimhe | mé féin deitsi d'áiridhe, BNnÉ 133.17 . cuir an siothbháirc ... | ... | ó chalaidh, a hucht an Athar `in God's name,' SGS iv 140 § 8 . cuirim si fort, a hucht Íosa ... scaradh fris, BNnÉ 5 § 14 . do cuir dano in manach forcúl a hucht páisi Crist ar an ainmidhi, Études Celt. i 87.32 . iarruim ort a hucht na Trionnóide, Mac Aingil 100.19 . do chathuigheadur a hucht creidimh Crist, ITS xix 30.16 . tuc se cead dóibh a hucht an papa, Expugn. Hib. § 90 . condechatar gennte ┐ cristaidi i ndail chatha fri araili a hucht a ndee, Marco P. 64 . ro ghaibhsidhe ag cendsucchadh Connacht amhail as dech ro fhed a hucht Gall `on behalf of the English,' AFM vi 2004.2 . neach é do niodh foghail ... a hucht na bainríoghna cédna, 2088.4 . ro fhaccaibh barda a hucht na banríoghna inn, v 1632.8 . sith d'focra ... do clainn Uilliam Burc a hucht Rig Saxan, Ann. Conn. 1333 § 11 . do dhol a hucht an Ghobernora `by order of,' AFM vi 1880.10 . do rinnetar síth ris ... a hucht I Domnaill ┐ Í Néill, L. Chl. S. § 15 . dorachaind a hucht an imperi ┐ na cōra, ZCP vi 59.25 . do inneósuinn a hucht m'ord | mé fá bhrón ..., Studies 1919, 74.11 . Of poetry, justice, etc. : a hucht na healadhna `in the name of poetry,' TD 22a19 = O'Gr. Cat. 402.21 . Cf. an fine as t'u.¤ do eirigh `which arose on thy behalf' 20.47 . ag dáil ḟíneamhna as a hu.¤ , ib. 59 .

(c) instead of, in place of (in a disparaging sense. Cf. Mod. Ir. sop i n-ionad na sguaibe) : ba haitheach somh a hucht treóin `a plebian representative of a hero,' AFM iii 178.17 . ni tardsat iarum muinntir ... in rig nach freagra furri, uair ba haithech a hucht treoin insin, FDG 128 . badar aithigh a h-ucht treoin iad `in the shape of heroes,' MR 18.10 .

(d) because of, on account of: mé ar Mac nDé éadána as m'ulc | mé a hucht m'éagára ar a hiocht `owing to my sin I appeal to her'(sc. Mary), Dán Dé ii 27 . mé ó phurt ag taisdeal na dtonn | as a n-ucht ní haisdear liom | mo sdiúir tar buinne an bhean mhall | crann siúil mo luinge an Fear fionn `I feel my course sure owing to them,' xxvii 35 . tiad tríthe as t'ucht gan arma | lucht faghla Críche Connla, TD 10.25 . Cf. a hucht chóra, `in a rightful cause' 30.5 . gaibh ar h'oineach mé, a Mháire | a hu.¤ flatha fionnGháille 30.26 .

(e) by means of: truagh nách faghaid lucht a laoidhidh |a hucht aoinḟir oirbheartaigh, TD 16.9 . a hucht draoidhechta a ndéeadh, L. Cl. A. B. 168.72 . as ucht: measgaidh as ucht bhur saidhbhriosa bhur bhfola uirísle ar fholuibh uaisle, PCT 378 .

(f) by the influence of (cf. b) : uair do hoirdneadh Brian ... a hucht an iarla chedna le mac Mairtin ..., AFM iii 452.8 . do rigad a hucht an Iarla cetna mac Aeda Buide ..., Ann. Conn. 1291 § 3 . Art ... do ghabhail a ionaidh a hucht Gall `through the influence of,' AFM iii 158.17 . a rigad ┐ a aithrigad a hucht hUa Maine `at the instance of,' Hy Maine 90.6 . a hucht hI Chellaig `at the recommendation of,' 86.9 .

(g) for the sake of (purpose): an aithnidh dhaoibh riamh roimhe | an ní do ní an ceannoidhe | a hucht a n-adhanta air | re lucht malarta an mhargaidh `so as to excite them to buy,' Studies 1928, 268.16 .

i n-u.¤

(a) in front of; over against; opposite : brugh slaitgheal a n-ucht easa, IGT, Decl. ex. 1338 . an drong ... nach féadaid dul i mullach na bochtachta ... acht is éigean dóibh anmhain i n-ucht an tsléibhe, TSh. 10113 . i n-ucht an gheata soin Mhalla dom mhálsa, Hackett xl 145 . enpurt lanbeg luingi a n-ucht cairrg(h)i `in the face of,' Stair Erc. 634 (cf. II (g) above). a ngleacaidhe thusa a n-ucht an bhaoghail, O'Rah. xxxv 13 . Cf. i n-ucht mhíonmhuighe M., L. Cl. A. B. 108.196 .

(b) before, or at the beginning of: linnte balbha ar bheagán uisge | i n-ucht ṡamhraidh, TD 34.36 . a n-ocht fomhair, 23 G 24, 405 .

(c) against : ro innsaigsett ... in lathair i n-ucht muintere Poimp, CCath. 5703 . do rinne Dia i n-ucht ar gciontadh | an cogadh do chur i ndlús, Dán Dé iii 3 `against our sins God pressed on the war.' Cf. do léig 'n-ar n-ucht a aithne | do threig lucht a leasaighthe (of an ungrateful pupil) Ir. Monthly 1929, 42.8 ( DDána p. 353 ). Here perh.: sgeith don tuinn altdorcha im ucht, Measgra D. 50.27 .

(d) ` besides' : dá chroich eile it ucht | ó dhá churp i gcás `besides thee,' PBocht 5.40 .

fri (re) hu.¤ , ré n-u.¤

(a) before (of space or time), in front of, facing (of position) : giodh re hucht n-innsgne ┐ molta ┐ bfocuil, ┐ gé re hucht n-oibrighthe, IGT, Introd. § 16 . an tan teagmhus ad no gad no dod ... re hucht nguthaidhe, tinne lom as cóir ann, § 20 . acht re hucht .r. no .l. no .n. ar lár comhfhocuil, § 34 . garbhuighidh .r. re hucht .dh., § 45 . a hosnaidh re hucht na croiche, DDána 30.33 . i bhfoslongphort ré hucht chathrach B., TSh. 777 . do bhí i bhfoslongphort réna n-ucht, 5917 . Cf. 1070 , 2967 . do shuidh comhairle na millteach i bhfoslongphort rém ucht, 3881 . tógtar mo phuball re hucht na sluagh, ITS xxiv 30.16 . mar a raibhe C. ... re hucht bhfear nÉirinn, 74.29 . a-tá 'na chnoc ard rem ucht | an díomas ..., DDána 6.32 . do [h]ordoigheadh le hUilliam | sráid ar leith don lucht seanma | da mbeith re a ucht infheadhma, `that they may be ready to perform before him' Ériu v 58.8 . ag dul a nAlbain ... gur eirigh coire B. re na ucht, BCC 378.2 . tarrla cúan rena n-ucht, Stair Erc. 2267 . ro chuir ... Ó Néill an coimlion cedna fri a n-ucht, Hugh Roe 162.26 . ód chí an t-éag re hucht mo bheoil `when he sees death near me,' PBocht 24.29 . a rabha rem ucht san ḟionnbhragh `those whom I found,' TD 11.13 . na hÍobhuil re a hucht `the Jews whom she met,' PBocht 5.36 . san rian nár hoireadh re a ucht | i ngurt gliadh dob oiremh Art, L. Cl. A. B. 232.35 . an lá re hucht na hAoine, Studies 1936, 67.19 . immediately before, on the point of: tarladar sin uile dhó ré hucht na Bealltaine `on the approach of,' Keat. iii 2141 . as coir ... a glacadh re hucht mbáis (sc. the Eucharist), O'Hussey, Ó Héodhusa 206.5 . ré hucht an bháis, TSh. 797 . agus é re hucht bháis, Keat. ii 169 . ré hucht an éaga, TSh. 8682 . re hucht a éaga, PBocht 11.19 ; 28 . go beith ré hucht éagtha dhóibh, TSh. 7795 . nir ghabhusa oglach nua riam re hucht chatha I never yet engaged a new follower on the point of battle , CF 542 . re hucht catha Muighe Rath, BS § 49 . re hucht an catha do chur, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 7 . re hucht dulta ar neamh Dhó, Eochairsg. 4.32 . ré hucht dulta ar siubhal sluaigh, TSh. 6975 . ré hucht triallta do thabhairt Catha A. `on the point of setting out,' Keat. iii 2299 . ré hucht triallta i L. dhó, 3113 . ré hucht bheithe ag déanamh crábhaidh when about to ' TSh. 424 . do-ghéna ... | déra re hucht n-imtheachta `at parting,' Studies 1924, 85.1 . nach mór do hairigheadh orra | ... doimheanma re hucht na heachtra `at that (death-) journey,' PBocht 24.10 . re hucht in baili d'fāgbáil dōibh, Fl. Earls 20.6 . re hucht Críosd do chur fan lic, PBocht 9.29 . re hucht an cheatha do chur, Ir. Monthly 1920, 596.22 . ré hucht imirce do dhéanamh as an saoghal so, TSh. 7745 . ré hucht cháich do dhul san chath, Keat. ii 4527 . at the time of: oslaigid re hucht in sgeōil | fuindeōga ēsca as aeōir (sc. of the Nativity), ACL iii 244 § 16 = at the tidings . re hucht na togha `at the Choosing,' (sc. on Judgment Day), Dán Dé x 10 .

(b) for, for the purpose of, with a view to, as a provision for: in sciath ra hucht in chatha, LL 300b1 . bíse it armaibh re hucht gcean `to win triumphs,' TD 19.15 . is é ro chuir an céadchath, | re hucht n-iomchosnaimh ḟuinn Bhreagh `in contest for,' 4.6 . bliadhain iomshlán d'Aonghas Ruadh | re hucht ngill ar ghrés n-ionnfhuar `seeking to attain the prize,' Studies 1920, 2.5 . gur chuir ... Noe taise Ádhaimh i dtaisgidh san áirc ré hucht na dílinne, TSh. 236 . ré hucht gheimhridh an bháis, 6350 . bíodh ré hucht deargadh na ndeor, PBocht 13.20 . mar aighne re hucht [a]saortha, 1.25 . Common after vbs. of preparing : bhádar seacht mbliadhna ag a n-ullmhughadh re hucht na heachtra preparing for , Keat. i 184.19 . ré hiad féin d'ollmhughadh ré hucht an bháis, TSh. 2656 . iad féin d'ollmhughadh ... ré hucht ionnsaighthe na bearnan soin to attack , 2652 . é féin d'inneall ré hucht na nguasacht bhíos 'na chionn, 2241 . Cf. 6887 . Here perh. ré hucht na ríoghdhála soin da ngairthí Feis T., Keat. ii 3871 [ for the purposes of (?)].

(c) against : do chuadar na Saracení sluagh líonmhar ré hucht Constantionopuil `laid siege to,' Keat. iii 2261 . ba merburba ina tot murtonn in mormara re hucht alla no aird-sleibe, CCath. 5792 . cia as ionchuir re hucht na tuinne | achd lucht iomchuir cuinge Críosd, `who can face that wave ?' PBocht 8.22 . líonaid re hucht na n-ánrath | brúaigh ísle na n-úaránshroth, Studies 1921, 419.12 . lucht mo luinge i dtír do theilg | Ríoghan re hucht buinne bhuirb, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 4 . trí doirsi thighe an dhúilimh, iadhfuidher uile ré tucht, O'Hussey, Ó Héodhusa 127.3 . foighide maordhacht méin tromdha | ... gá caomhna re hucht gach fhormaid, Studies 1927, 438.20 . banfhlaith ..., | turnadh cáich re hucht n-eisíth `who pacifies all in face of enmity (?)' Studies 1921, 589.10 . gé tá cóir na gcló rem ucht | mó mo dhóigh as do dhaonnacht `stands against me' A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 19 . an pháis oirdhearc fhuair dár gcoimhéad | cur ré hucht gá hagra as mhó, PBocht 9.28 . dá dtugthar re hucht bhar n-agra | ... coim óm athair dhála dhamh `against thy charge,' 1.23 .

IV Compds. :

n (a) with subst. ¤bruinne breast, bosom : co mbui a ucht-bruinne fria bord na luinge, CCath. 2045 . tucc a laim dar a uchtbruinne, IT i 121.20 ; 122.5 . eter coilér a sccapail ┐ an nocht-bhruinne (leg. a n-ochtb.) BNnÉ i 89 § 188 . araill fri huchtbruinne Tepoitt na long 'watching the motions of' ( fronting, breasting ), AFM vi 2124.20 . á haithle mh'ailemhna, | re hucht-bhruindi hui A. `at the very bosom of,' MR 304.24 . Of the forepart of a raft : ro tair[r]ngit re huctbruindi na ratha, CCath. 2664 . pl. uc[h]tbruinnedha echda ic a n-urtoccbail, 6098 . do comtuaircnigh ... a n-uchtbruinde fein fri araili (v.l. n-uchbruinded ; n-uctbruinnedha), CCath. 3171 . mná ... co n-ór fria n-uchtbrunnib, LU 3889 ( SCC 40 ). ¤bualad ` breast-smiting ' : ro dubhglassatar a mbeoil ... lasin uctbualadh, CCath. 4633 .

¤chlár

(a) front board of a chariot : is amhlaidh tainic et uchtclar a carpait re a bruinde, TBC-LL¹ p. 607 n. 1 .

(b) a breastplate : inar ... forórda uimp[i] cona uchtchlar ordaigi ann, Acall. 5922 . see 470 n. , 3021 n. , 4080 n.

¤chnoc `breast-hill' : an t-uc[h]tcnoc airdṡlébhe, CCath. 5374 . ¤chrann a poitrel, armour for a horse's breast (?) : ce beith ic brisiudh a ucht-crand remi a saint in retha, 570 n. ¤chride : dhó ar n-osgladh a uchtchroidhe (: oile) `after piercing the centre of the Just One's breast,' Ir. Monthly 1928, 438 § 12 ( DDána p. 118 ). ¤chumdach a corslet (lit. breast-covering) : re deirrideacht a n-eididh agus a n-u(a)chtcomdaig (leg. n-ucht-c.), Celt. Rev. iv 118z . ¤géimnech : badh dhealg na chliabh gach liach dá n-uichtghéimnigh `each sigh of their sobbing breasts,' Ó Bruad. iii 122 § 4 . ¤guin a breast-wound : t'ochtghoin mar do fhoillsigh t'fháidh, Studies 1938, 74.28 . náir lé ochtghoin a hoidhir | dá locthair hé d'ionnsoighidh, 470.27 . a éin-mheic fhuair an ocht-ghuin, Ir. Monthly 1923, 472 § 6 ( DDána p. 185 ). atá séala ar th'ocht-ghuin uain, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 5 . Mac Muire ar na ocht-ghuin uaim, xxix 8 . ¤liach `heartfelt sorrow' : oidheadh Eoghain i n-Áth Cliath | tug toirchios och is uchtliach, Ó Bruad. iii 50 . ¤macad adoption : athargadh, ochdmhacadh, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 48 ). Cf. uchtmhacadh `the adoption of a son,' P. O'C. ( Romans 8.15 has : spiorad na macachda= s. athargadh na cloinne, 1681 ). see pláta a breast-plate : agus do dhéna tú ar an uchtphláta slabhruidhe ag na cennuibh, Exodus xxviii 22 .

(b) with adj. uchtard (gl. strumossus [ventosus]), Ir. Gl. 643 . ¤bláith : do chonncadar cáthair ... ucht-bhláith uai[th]ne ... uatha ` fair-breasted ', ITS i 60.5 . do choncamair ... pálás ..., uchtbhláith `of beautiful front,' Oss. iv 250.2 . ¤gel white-bosomed : carais ... aindre áille uchtgheala, ZCP i 64 § 53 . laech uchtgel rochoem, TBC-LL¹ p. 783 n. 11 . in gach aird uichtghil d'Eirinn, Studies 1926, 237.1 . Metaph. : colum uichtgheal álainn, 1934, 434.10 . do ghéis uichtghil Ḟinne | tuigthir linne ar lobhradair, TD 16.41 . As npr. f. : beires Éanna mac Néill Uichtgheal inghean Mh. ... leis, L. Cl. A. B. 9.2 . ¤lethan broad-breasted, of animals : each ... uchtletan, CCath. 4735 . ar da n-echaib ... uchtlethna, TBC-LL¹ 3377 . gabur ... uchtlethan, LU 8626 ( FB 47 ). Of the sea : an toigēb mo c[h]urchān cīar | ōs aigēn uchtlet[h]an án ? ZCP x 46 § 8 . imle uichtleathna na hÉireann, Ir. Monthly 1929, 331.37 . As epithet : co rancadar crich Airtig Uchtleathain, Ériu viii 176.31 . Cloithfhionn inghean Eochach Uicht-lethain, Keat. ii 2874 . ¤slim smooth-breasted : dúntar órsgabal uichtshlim | mun rígh re héill n-airgidchinn, L. Cl. A. B. 98.145 . ¤solus bright-breasted : As epithet : Eithne Uchtsolus, Mackinnon Cat. 143.13 . Ádhumh ucht-ṡolus, Ériu iv 114 § 17 . Of goblets : niamh a corn n-ochtṡolus n-óir, TD 8.10 .

(c) with verb: do uchtbidgadar ┐ do thoitedar a ngnúsi re lár 'they were shaken to the core and fell with their faces to the ground', Stair Nic. 28.518 .​