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1 armaid

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Forms: -aigid, narintar, armtha(e)

v (arm) Also -aigid. arms, equips, prepares: notarmaesiu gl. armaueris, Ml. 44a21 . narmtar (narintar MS) con degdligedaib dia frithtuidecht gl. utrumque poterint armari sufficienter, 16b6 . ra armad mo shlega, TBC-LL¹ 3401 . ra harmait a n-airm, LL 232a31 ( TTr. 1109 ). do ármuigh sé a sheirbhísigh soighdiurtha, Gen. xiv 14 . Part. armtha(e). See armud.

1 cía

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Forms: cía, ci, cá, gá, cá, gá, cár, cá, cía, citné, cia, ciodh, cisne, cipé, cipé

interr. and indef. pron. Given in list of interrogatives, Laws v 6.1 ff. Comm. ; for forms permitted and prohibited in classical verse see IGT Introd. § 16 . See GOI §§ 456 - 460 , Strachan, Ériu i 6 ff. , Bergin, Ériu xii 205 ff.

A As interrogative.

I General form cía (ce, ci) (`unstressed or weakly stressed,' GOI § 456 ) without indication of gender. In later lang. freq. cá, gá (cf. gia, TBC-LL¹ 56 , giá, 730 etc.). who? what ? (in direct and indirect interrogation).

(a) With dependent verb (as conj. part. or in accordance with Bergin's Law). As subject of vb.: cia beir búar o thig Temrach who takes? LL 1566 . cía rét Brega?, LU 9306 . ? cia saig do rús Herind. . .?, LL 1787 . cía taisiu?, LU 6307 . cia bátar do bésa?, Tec. Corm. 7 . ní fitir R. cía-rraba / crích `whose was', Metr. Dinds. iv 4.45 . immoscoemorcuir ceptar hé, Corm. Bodl. 34.21 . As object: ce róich `how far . . . extends', Sg. 26a11 . cia roich eneclann?, Laws iii 536.1 . cia-roig dire? Ir. Recht 13 § 14 . cia fairneac?, Ériu xi 44.3 . cia acca whom didst thou see? LU 7135 . bec a ḟis duid cia do ordo, Anecd. i 7.5 ( do(o)rdo, SCano 198 `what I croon', Gloss.). So also in cíar(r)icc (separate article). Rarely cid in this use. Nom. cid dernad?, LL 251a18 . Accus. cid dernais?, LL 251a39 .

With inf. pron. usually cich-: cichib foruireth? . . . fon-roireth imned what has been caused to you? TBFr. 399 = ZCP iv 45.28 . cichib-roerad? what has been prepared for you (i.e. how have you fared?), IT iii 237.62 = cichib roér ol Bodb. Nin foruireth nammaith olse, LL 246b24 . mnā brataiter . . . cichi brata? cichi aig? cichi goin? who abducts them? TBC-I¹ 1081 (cicen, cíche, ciche, LU). ? ciche bárogell a regg / sonend ┐ dubdonend, LL 376a4 . Exceptionally: ar feisidh ciab dergeine `who has made you', Blathm. 91 § 6 . fir gontair, mnā brattar, bai agthar . . . cistabrata, cisdagata, cisdabeir? TBC-I¹ 2989 . See ZCP xxii 29 .

With copula: innaní asbertis cipad a déne ind hesséirgi `that used to say what would be the swiftness of the resurrection', Wb. 25b27 . conid fessed cia bed flaith inna diad, Ml. 89b7 . For cía ba chan see can.

Hence in various adverbial meanings. (b) how ? cia Ulto ána acca?, LL 13439 . cumma cīa-thōetsat imbi, Sc.M² 3 (`how', Gloss.). cía festa `how should ye know?' Metr. Dinds. iii 48.12 . cia ḟacci ar sluág?, TBC-LL¹ 223 . is cuma dó c.¤ eipli, Liad. and Cuir. 20.17 `how he dies', Contribb. 363 . With deut. form: cía dorochair Cróeb Dathi?, Metr. Dinds. iii 148.1 . Note also: cīa tairicc? Tairic hi cind teora mblīadna when? ZCP viii 312.29 .

(c) where ? In later lang. cá, gá (nasalizing), with narrative tense cár. cá `lochdach', IGT Introd. § 16 . Orig. with téit: ni fetatar cia deochaid where he went, LU 3329 ( SCC 12 ). nocon ḟess cia deochatar, LL 290a27 . With deut. form of vb. cia dochuatar ass? where did they go? TFerbe 565 . In later lang.: cá ngabhaid?, Oss. iii 232.5 . Keat. Poems 1545 . cá bhfaighion tú an raidhirc so?, ZCP v 215.419 . cā ndearnais do c[h]ēadc[h]reach?, Feis Tighe Chonáin 145 . cár ghabh, 490 . cá ar fríth é?, ZCP v 215.418 . carbh ail les dul, Stair Erc. 981 . With attá: ga ffuil maithe na Féine?, Duan. F. ii 322 § 15 (see iii 151). ga bhfuil suim . . . na naitheantadh `what is the abridgment?' Donlevy 52.22 . ro fhiarfaigh I. ca rabe A., Stair Erc. 25 . do f[h]iafraigdur dī cā raibhe sí whence she was, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1666 . Note also cia racha, ITS xvii 188.1526 etc.

(d) With fíu glossing Lat. quam, how (great, etc.): cia fíu .i. mór ní gl. quam admirabile, Ml. 17b12 - 13 . gl. quam (sollicite), 23a10 . ce fiu gl. quam maxime, Sg. 114a3 . See Dict. Fasc. fíu and compare cia fiú me bheith beó etc. how can I remain alive? ITS xvii 159.963 .

(e) With follg. noun (often as antecedent of rel. clause). With masc.: ciachruth gl. quomodo, Sg. 212a1 (see 1 cruth). cia dune ind inni-sseo gl. qualem . . . hominem, Ml. 35c33 . cia mod .i. imba do gres . . . `what measure', Ml. 100d4 . Perh. also in the follg.: dús cia port indib maith óigedacht `in what place', Wb. 26b24 . cia salmscribdid conicfed són `what psalmist?', Ml. 14a6 . amal nad finnatar sidi cia loc sainriud dia regtais, 99b10 . cia randdatu bis indi, Sg. 27a12 . cía cethrar? Rí ┐ brithem etc., Críth G. 536 . cia file ar secht ccumhaluibh dlighidh what poet . . .? Ériu xiii 18.4 . cia fot atúsa isin chotlud sa how long? LU 6359 . gá fad?, TSh. 1618 . ca sén dob ferr?, Ériu iv 224.13 . ca ræt in muirn . . . ar-at-cluineam?, TTebe 1901 (see crét). ca hinad?, LB 137b51 . gá cara don uile as fhearr?, A. Ó Dálaigh xv 5 . DDána 50.12 . gá fhios nach . . . (ḟ = bf?), O'Gr. Cat. 456.10 . gá chúis fá . . ., 12 . cár bh'iongnadh?, Hard. i 204 .

(f) With fem.: cia airm `what place', Wb. 12d18 (see cairm, cáit). ceseirc gl. quam caritatem habeam, 14d15 (differently GOI 289 ). ce meit gl. quanto, 33a1 . ce mét aimmser bes indi `what times may be in it', Sg. 25b16 . ce méit a[s] sinu aís quam A. `how much older', Wb. 34a5 . See méit. cia dú gl. quo, Ml. 40c7 . cia inni soas `how He turns', 123d8 (see note). cá huair díscáeilter in doman nó cá tráth thiucfus Dia?, RC xxiv 382.32 . ca delb rogabais? Ériu iv 104.15 . cia ben is mesa do mnáib?, ZCP viii 113.11 . cá slat is slimghile bas?, O'Gr. Cat. 332.27 . ga hobar dhíbh nach doiligh?, Studies 1921, 588 § 1 . gá breath rug féin ar an bhfear? Dán Dé xxv 16 .

(g) With neut.: cia eret mbete oc m'ingraimmim-se `how long?' Ml. 33a9 . cia airet bis micomus etc., Laws ii 186.6 . cia hairet, PH 1501 . See airet, cairet. anfis ca cinel aire nos beir etc., Laws i 188.6 Comm. cia forcenn doberthar foraib, Ml. 33a9 . na fetar . . . ca galar . . ro-t-básaig, CRR 3 . cia indas conaittechtatar a n-íc, Ml. 90b16 . décaid . . . a arm cia indas rundgabsat, 55c1 (see indas, cindas). cia leath reghma?, Anecd. i 2.9 ( SCano 25 ). cia tír, ZCP viii 318.33 .

(h) cía with follg. prep. and noun or pron. rendering oblique cases of Lat. pronn. (see GOI 228 - 229 ): cia ar neoch gl. ad quid, Sg. 217a5 . Cf. cia erneo gl. quam ob rem, Ml. 101a4 . ci erniu gl. quamobrem, 47b1 . cairhe biit, Sg. 242b1 leg. ciairneo = quamobrem, n . ciarrét gl. quamobrem, Ml. 48c2 . cide gl. de quo (cia de? cid de?), Sg. 3a9 . cia du neuch gl. ad quem . . .? Ml. 16a9 . cia dunaib hi do foirmsed gl. de quibus adderet? 35a17 . cia du forcunn gl. quem ad finem, 33a9 . cia du rét gl. cui rei? 121d1 . cia isnaib hí gl. in quibus, 49c13 . cia in n-erbirt ṁbiuth gl. in quem ussum, 46b28 . cia i n-olcaib gl. in quibus malis, 23b2 . ci onaibhi, gl. quibus, 47a10 . cio ainmnid dixnigidir gl. ex quo sit nominatiuo? Sg. 207b3 . ciofut gl. usque quo, Ml. 20a17 . 93a15 . ci ho fothaib són gl. quibus (dementiae facibus accensi sunt), 16b19 . ci o retaib gl. quibus rebus, 35c35 . gl. ex quibus rebus, 44d24 . cio thomus gl. qua libra etc., 55d16 . So also probably in later lang.: cia chuige a ndírighmid ar nurnuigh, Donlevy 364.16 . ca as a tangadar, Stair Erc. 1412 . casa ticit siat, Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.1 . Hence perh. in later phr. gá d'ulc what is the harm of? (see olc, Bard. Synt. Tr. 45.z ). gá d'ulc bogur an bhása?, IGT Decl. ex. 758 . gá d'ulc mé gan mothugadh?, ex. 224 . gá d'ulc óigrí eslobar?, O'Gr. Cat. 470.9 . Cf. 2 cair. See Éigse xii 136 .

(i) In phrase cíadono why (then)? (see GOI 289 See further Éigse xii 136 .): ar cia dono gl. ut quid autem, Wb. 2d10 . hóre ro-n-ortigestar dia cedono tuidecht friss `why then?' 6a4 . ce dono rigne occo `what, then, is the good of prolixity in it?' 8d15 . cepu dono adrad dǽ do thabirt do Pool?, 7d16 . ciapu dono dún indarpe geinte `why should we then expel the Gentiles?' 19a14 . ? ēludh ann for romhuir / nícon fess cia dona, ZCP x 344.13 .

(j) In various constructions with adjj. In early legal texts with superl.: cia measom do cain ts.? `what is the worst of . . . ?' Laws ii 194.1 . cia dilsiumh d'ḟiledhoibh, Ériu xiii 31.2 . cía háithemh eó? acais dlighidh, etc., 25.6 . Prob. also: cia so do rinnibh etc. 20.30 = ciaso do ninnaib, O'Dav. 1289 . In later lang. in phrase gá beag is it not enough? ga beag mur ḟáth duilghis, IGT Decl. ex. 1057 . cá beag d'fhiadhnaise? Studies 1920, 97 § 2 . gárbh fhearr céim, 98 § 6 . gá bheag dhúinn dá dhearbhadh ort is it not proof enough for you? Content. vi 25 . Freq. with compar. in rhetorical questions. Cf. ga meisde ┐ ga c[h]an ┐ ca d'ulc, Bard. Synt. Tr. 45.z . gá cruaidhe ceisd what more difficult question (is there)? DDána 12.1 . ga deacra ní do neithibh?, IGT Decl. ex. 938 . car doilge [le] inghin Taidg / éc Aodha aird . . . / inā d'Echtaigh a bás bróin / Corbmaic hūi Cuinn . . . , ZCP vi 269 § 4 . ca ferr duind ar mbeandacht do chur . . . go fer in liubair sea na a fágbail aigi?, LU 2769 (colophon). gá fearr m'áis-se ná m'aindeoin how is it better to get my consent than to constrain me? Dán Dé i 5 . ga feirdi me do m[healladh]?, Bard. Synt. Tr. 45.2 . cá bud fherrde, PH 7582 . gá misde don cholainn chriadh / an t-anam d'faghbháil ilphian what harm? Dán Dé xxv 41 . m'uabar gá mó mínáire?, O'Gr. Cat. 346.33 . do Mhuire gár mhó guasocht?, Dán Dé xx 47 . Note also: cá minic do chionntaidh sé `how often', Donlevy 320.28 . an lícc dimor uccat fil forsan tulaigh, cía mó atá i ttalamh dhi na uása how much more of it is in the earth than above it? BNnÉ 8.16 .

II Inflected (`more fully stressed', GOI § 456 ) cía, cisí cid, citné etc. In classical verse the forms cia and ciodh are stressed, see DDána 12.1 , 58.35 . `cía, can, cúich . . . were in direct interrogation used with the copula *esti (cf. mod. Ir. cé h-é) . . . ', O'Brien, Féil. Mhic Néill 88 .

With indep. form of verb (a) cía m.: cia beraid doib a remeperthe `who will refer to them the aforesaid?' Ml. 37a9 (perh. transition from I(a) above). Usually with rel. clause: cía rédes ruind?, BDD² 294 etc. cia dib gebus t'forba?, RC xxiv 194.1 . cía de as sru[i]thiu?, Críth G. 492 . cīa nād cūala?, ZCP xi 109 § 7 . Prob. also in follg., where there is no mark of rel.: cia con-icc ní dúun?, Wb. 4b11 . cia folínfea? 12d14 . cia dobera íc do Sión?, Ml. 34d5 . dús cia atrebea isin chathraig `to learn who will dwell in the city', 35b24 . cia de dogega `which of them I shall choose', Wb. 23b33 . dús cīa díb do-ngegad, Sc.M² 19 . caidi bad ferr la hUltu, a mmarb nō a mbeo . . . ?, TBC-I¹ 681 (cia dé, LU). do fiarfaidh A. de cia dá cloind do beith etc., ZCP xi 128.34 . quis est horum qui vicit . . . .i. cia ro blaiss bethaid?, LL 281a32 . cia aca is rogha leat?, Hard. i 274.y .

(b) cid n. (rel. frequently marked): cid aem no-dom-bera-sa cucuibsi, Wb. 1a8 . cid atobaich cen dílgud cech ancridi `what impels you . . . ?', 9c20 . nícon fitir cid asbeir, 12c22 . ro fitid cid aridfuirig a foilsigud, 26a11 . dús cid forchomnacuir indi `to learn what hath happened therein', Ml. 16c5 . cid du-gén-sa osme `what shall I do, even I?', 30b9 . ní fintar cid attrebthar and `what is possessed there', Sg. 200b13 . niconfetadar cid fodruair `they . . . knew not what had caused it', Mon. Tall. 147.13 . asbert nicon feddur cid fil do sirgabail na biaide I do not understand your continual singing of the Beati, 127.2 . cid dogén?, ZCP viii 113.9 . cid tuccais ō Guaire what hast Thou got from G.? ACL iii 2.10 . With subst. vb. in nasalising rel. clause what ails, what is the matter with? see attá. With copula: nad fes cid as maith no as olc [do] denum, Ml. 51b7 . dober Dia aithesc cid as denti no cid as imgabthi, 51b8 . cid as dech do mnáib? what is the best type of wife? ZCP viii 113.5 . Note the variation in: na cóig guthaidhe, cía dhíobh as glan no as neamhghlan, no ciodh as cáol no as leathan da bfeadhuibh oireaghdha, ┐ créd atá na ndefhoghrachuibh etc., IGT Introd. 1.10 .

With nouns in sense who is? what is?

(c) m. cía (also occasionally with other genders, and regularly with ainm, see Ériu i 9 ): cia haes esca?, SR 7964 . cía méit in gill?, Críth G. 282 . cía [a] míad sidi?, 586 . cia th'ainmsiu?, LU 10774 . cía hainm? what's your name? BDD² 264 . cía hainm dá mnaí?, 365 . cia n-anmand what are their names? TFerbe 357 . cīa cétliaigh robūi ind-Ēirinn?, ZCP viii 105.12 . cía bar lín-se is[in] indsi-se?, Ériu iv. 142.21 . nī hētur cia hainm in maic aile, ZCP viii 293.24 . cia don teora crannsa an chroch, Dán Dé iii 27 . cia an monghar mór-sa?, DDána 85.6 . cia an duine bhias beó = quis est homo? TSh. 3125 .

Forms in -so, -su etc. (cf. indic. pres. 3 s. of 2 cía. See Celtica vii 38-42 ): ciaso baili ata in crann?, SR 7931 . ciaso buaid duinne?, Bodl. Dinds. 27 . cia so gním what deed? TBC-LL¹ 958 . cíasu anmann bai for suidiu?, IT ii2 195.153 . nī fetar-sa ciasu adba etc., Fing. R. 969 . ciasa bas . . . do bean . . . in bas-crann?, Ériu iv 116 § 26 (`whose hand?'). ciasa fogealtad son? .i. miach cacha mis, Laws iv 106. 15 Comm. ím comirc doib ciasa hairm ín ro scuirsid, 106.22 Comm. ciasa run, Auraic. 5210 (císi, v.l.). ciarsat comainm celisiu what's your master's name? LL 9041 (TBC). carsat comainm?, Acall. 390 . ciarso choma no bértha dó?, LL 8937 (TBC). garsa gním sain?, 9990 (TBC).

(d) cía with pron. who is? cia tussu díxnigedar who art thou? Wb. 4c24 . cia hé nu-n-dixnaigther-siu gl. qui sis, Ml. 75c9 . ciahé gl. qui (sit), 14d14 . cia hé `who is it?' 46c17 . ce hé roscríb `who it is that has written', Sg. 197a19 . cinní sin frisnaiccai siu `whom dost thou expect?', Thes. ii 227.30 (from intí-sin, GOI § 460 ). cia so who is this? Anecd. i 8. 23 ( SCano 257 ). cía so?, Sc.M² R 10 . cīa and-so?, 11 (for inso?). cia tusu?, RC xxiv 200.9 . fochtuis Feilis scela de, ce he budein, ZCP vi 25. 18 . cīa pad cīa . . . acht . . . Condere . . . who should it be but C.? Ériu i 114 § 3 . beag a fhios agad . . . / cia misi d'fhearaibh Eireann, Studies 1924, 243 § 17 . With -so, -su: cía so thú?, LU 10768 = ciasu tu, Ériu xii 170.3 . cársa cúich thú?, Mer. Uil.² 90 . cársa cía[s]ib-si etir?, 250 .

(e) cía with follg. prep. as antecedent of rel. clause (cf. I (h) above): cia dia fiachaigedar gl. ad quem debeat, Ml. 44b3 . cia forsa tiagat? `on whom do they fall? Laws ii 178.3 . nicon-fes cīa ō-tucad, Sc.M² 3 . cia ar nach tug a thrócuire? Dán Dé xxv 46 . cor dib Painiel dian / Gabriel cia ar nach cor?, KMMisc. 254.14 . d'iomad rogha ag Día dá dhiomda / fola cía dá ttiobhra ar tós, IGT Decl. ex. 109 .

(f) cisí, ces(s)í with f. noun: cisí chomairle ǽm `what indeed is the counsel?' Ml. 34c18 . cissi slabrai in díscer sa? LU 5162 (TBC). cissi gáir seo?, 4475 . císí (sic) suillse mór sucut?, BDD² 591 . áil dūn a ḟis . . . cisī rāth so, Ériu viii 157.6 . Freq. with follg. rel. clause: cessi aimser hi rogbath `at what time it was sung', Ml. 24d10 . cisi aimsir hi for-comnactar in gnimai, 97a5 . cisí digal didenach dumberaesiu a Dǽ, 100d5 . co n-eperthae cia aiccent ┐ cisi aimser derb thechtas, Sg. 26a6 . cisi rann dogéntar di, 27a13 . cesí aram gl. ad quod genus uel numerum refertur, 197b3 . cisi chiall bís indib `what is the meaning that is in them', 217a2 . cisi muime bat tualoing what fostermother could have? Blathm. 100 § 32 . cisi mathair con bert / an geinsi? ib. (MS. cisi in, text). cisi gnuis . . . forta napsalmo?, Hib. Min. 3.76 . cise noail noclanna `by what oath shall it be settled?' Laws iv 142.3 . cisi airm hi tá L.? LU 3620 (SC. 31). rāidh frim cisé (ciséd, v.l.) dāil di ṡund dogénum, ACL iii 294 § 13 . cisi breth rucais?, Rawl. 113a2 . cissí dichuimni rod dall?, LL 21767 . fég darisse . . . cisi chonar dotháet `look again, what road is he coming', RC iii 183.33 . inderb . . . cisi uair no cisi aimsir regthair, Ériu v 120.3 . cisí hairle do beradh, Hugh Roe² 292.14 . With ellipse of rel. clause: tair limsa . . . co ndérais. Cisí dígal?, MU² 1034 . Also somet. with other genders: ciasi animnairme (ainm n-áirme) fil . . ., Hib. Min. 2.41 . ciasi ord fil forna psalmu, 6.196 . ra iarfaig . . . cissi log conattaig, LL 30975 ( TTr. 156 ). occa scrúdadh . . . cisi cruth no aithfedh, Hugh Roe² 96.15 . Note also: atbertsat cipsi magen i ferfaithe in cath, Dinds. 188 ( RC xvi 274 ).

(g) cid with n. noun. In sense what is? cid aes ṅ-esci? BCr. 32a9 . cidh dire Mac-ḟuirmidh?, Ériu xiii 25.27 . cid an ní seo?, BDD² 242 . cid damhna bar ndocesaid?, ACL iii 310 viii 3 . ciodh achd ar ghrádh no ar ghrádsa / clár págsa d'fhior ón Aodhsa?, IGT Decl. ex. 137 .

With follg. rel. clause: imrádat imráti cid maith as déntí `as to what good is to be done', Wb. 1d7 . cid ḟolad ṡluindes, Sg. 25b17 (see note). ce torad gl. quem . . . fructum habuistis? Wb. 3b29 . cid chenél gl. quod genus . . . refertar, Sg. 197b3 . Perh. also: cidechor (= cid dechor) gl. quae sit differentia, 23a2 . In difft. constr. (cf. II (c) above): ced torbe doib etarscarad . . . fria tola what does it profit them? Wb. 13c6 . ce torbe dúib-si . . . in fogur-sin, Ml. 12d5 . ced slīab inso thall?, TBC-I¹ 614 .

(h) cid with pronoun: ced ed tra `what is it then?' Wb. 3b28 . cid so?, Mon. Tall. 130.15 ; YBL 118a23 ; ZCP xiii 179.3 . cid sin?, BDD² 448 . cid ón `what is that?' RC iii 184.25 . ceadh sibh acht na seacht dtroighthe what do you amount to? DDána 53.21 .

(i) cid with DO. With follg. neg.: cid dait-siu . . . nád bod latt curadmir, etc. why shouldn't you have? LU 8139 ( FB 10 ). cid daib . . . nach mair[b]fed sib?, TTebe 1865 . cidh damhsa cen dul d'iarraidh a maithme why should I not go, etc.? RC xxvii 294 § 38 . Note also: cidh duibsi what think ye of it? (?), RC xxvi 366.13 . cidh dhúinn déanamh a bhfeasa `why need I tell of them?' Content. iv 27 .

(j) cid with DI: cid de ón what does that matter? LU 6361 . cid de-side why so? TBC-LL¹ 5580 .

(l) cid with prep. and rel. clause: cid asa fordailtea grád túa[i]the on what basis have the lay grades been laid down? Críth G. 6 . Sliab B. cid diata whence is it named? RC xv 301.5 . cídh día ndearnadh Adhamh, 23 E 26, 5.18 .

(m) In similar construction in meaning why? With AR: cid arind epur frit why do I say it to thee? Wb. 5a31 . cid ara ndluthid caratrad friu iterum?, 27a30 . cid ara todlaigther inso, Ml. 32a5 . cid ara fodaim int ais firian inna fochaidi? 55d11 . cid armad machdad etc.? Sg. 167a4 . cid arṅdid huathuislib ildaib disruthaigedar?, 198b3 . cid ar bad?, Thes. ii 227. 34 . cid ara n-eperr Críth Gablach?, Críth G. 1 . cidh ar a fhuil Cuncha ar in inadhso?, ZCP xi 40.35 . With DI: cid dia leícid cundubairt for drecht uáib?, Wb. 13b12 . cid dia n-éirena(i)tar?, Críth G. 121 . rofiarfaig . . . desim cid dia mboi fora iarrair, Grail 1522 . With IMM (later FÁ): finnaid . . . cid imma ndernad in t-id, LL 8053 (TBC). cidh ma tancais alé `why hast thou come . . . ?' Ériu iii 158 § 11 . cid 'ma n-iarthai?, TTebe 1700 . cid . . . 'mara loirgis, TFrag. 118.15 . ciodh far dhoilghe trí thairnge?, DDána 40.10 . innis dúinn ciodh fa ttánghuis, Duan. F. i 78.16 . ciodh fa ttiobhradh, IGT Decl. ex. 1311 .

(n) cid as adverb, why ? cid no mbetha . . . on what account shouldst thou be . . . ? Wb. 4c24 . cid na déccaid?, Fél. Prol. 201 . ced nach maith?, Trip.² 1968 . cid nabsin Fedelm-sa . . . cichsed, LU 8296 ( FB 22 ). Tond Chlidna cid aréracht?, Metr. Dinds. iii 214.54 . cid éige, a bean?, Celtica iv 16.154 . cidh tāi a[g] gul?, ZCP viii 559.5 . cid . . . na caithi do chuidich? Ériu v 36.19 . do chách ciodh nach aithréasda?, DDána 58.35 . cidh na ro chomaillis an gealladh doradais?, BNnÉ 295 § 22 . Cf. cid ane . . . meic na mbachlach . . . do chomram cucum what business have the sons of rustics to be contending with me? Sc.M² 12 .

(o) where ? whither ? With téit: co n-at[h]comaircter nde cid ted, RC xiii 222.5 . cid nothēigid ?, ZCP xiii 176.8 . co fesamar úait . . . cid thége whither thou goest, Ériu iv 140.5 . ní fedar festa cidh rachad, Anecd. i 77.9 . cid lotar ?, LL 12826 . cid ghébmoe ?, BDD² 245 . Exceptionally with attá: d'iar[r]aidh fhessa . . . cuith a roiphi in ingen where, TTebe 33 (leg. cáit ?).

(p) In phr. cid tra acht, see trá.

Plural forms.

(q) citné, citni (prob. from cia ata n-é ` who, what (is it) that they are?', Thurn., ZCP xx 372 , GOI § 456 ). assindet sunt tra citné cumacte diandid cóir infognam what are the powers, Wb. 6a9 . citne gl. (sí . . . quaeritur) quae (gentes), Ml. 16b13 . cit né briathra robatar `what were the words?', 61b7 . cit né robatar `what were they?', 8 . asindet ón ciné (leg. citné? edd.) fochainn . . ., 101a3 . citni rig reachta . . . / robatar 'sind amsir sin?, SR 2347 . citni trenfir dotiarmórsetsu?, LU 10261 . cit n-é uisce . . . do-ríadhad?, BDD² 456 . ni fetar citne briga / mo dul i teach cor-riga I do not know what good there is in my going into the house to kings, Ériu v 30.2 . citni cenela na fuillet, Rawl. 69a29 . indis . . . dam . . . / citne clerig notrefet, / citne oic notndeirget, Three Hom. 110.16 , 17 . citne tire in geinseadar?, Leb. Gab.(i) 234.20 = Keat. ii 741 . Without follg. noun: citné foruar what are they which He has prepared? Wb. 8b5 . citne and dī rott eblatar?, LU 10284 . citn-éisidi?, BDD² 555 . ? citne in ferand?, LL 15993 = Todd Nenn. 222.3 (ceisi urrand, v.l. 223 n.).

(r) cisne (described as an `iarmberla', Auraic. 1308 ): cis n-é amuis ata chórai?, Críth G. 578 . cisne lesa . . . tascnat . . . ?, Laws i 230.21 . cisne tri leaca robaid?, v 450.1 . cisne sgéith sguirde caithche?, Ériu xiii 17.15 . cisne trí gealla nád fuilled . . .?, 33.28 . cisne tri horba doranaiter la Féne? O'Curry 2167 ( Eg. 88, 5(6)a ). cisne a trí a nemtiger cléirech, O'D. 2209 (Nero A vii, 144b). cís ní doghair oes eiscí? IT iii 262.12 . cia on cotagair æsa escai?, 61.18 = cis non dogar eassa uiscci?, Leb. Gab.(i) 264.13 . Exceptionally with pl. ending: cisneíd side ? . . . baes ┐ aneolus ┐ eitges, ZCP xii 363.2 .

(s) cis (see ZCP xx 372 , Ériu xiv 140 ): cis tána? ZCP xx 372.19 . cis n-dithle `welches sind Entwendungen?', 17 . cis duirn díolmhuine dlighther?, Ériu xiii 23.5 = O'Dav. 584 . cis dúar dían drongaighther . . . ?, Ériu xiii 26.2 = cis [i] duar etc., O'Dav. 883 . cis daghmaine domain dingnaith? O'Curry 2460 ( Eg. 88, 37(38)c ). cis rechta na gaibter a fiadhnaisi? 2600 ( Eg. 88, 51 (52)b ).

(t) Phr. cis lir how many (are) ? See Bergin, Ériu xiv 140 ff. cislir .i. cia lear no lin na sochaidi, Laws v 4.x Comm. cis lir tairgsin cach fine `how many are the . . . ?', 463.13 . gabála báise cis lir `the ways of folly, what is their number?' Tec. Corm. 14 (24.2) (gabail, v.l.). With follg. noun and rel. clause: cis-lir fir for a nasgar how many men are there who are bound? Ériu xiii 31. 21 . cis lir lanamna docuisin la feine? Laws ii 344.1 . cislir fodhla fil forsan mbron?, Anecd. v 24.16 . With follg. rel. verb: cis lir ata chóra[i] do ríg do giull how many (things) are legal . . . ? Críth G. 505 . cis lir congellait? Laws i 230.3 . cair cis lir dos-liad . . . ?, Ériu xiii 30.33 . Rarely with pl. -t: cesc citlir topuir, O'Curry 505 ( H 3.18, 257 ). See 2 lir.

(u) c(i)ata: ciata glinni con-daigi?, MU² 65 . cata cuir con-daigi-siu?, 72 . ciata builg itir ón?, RC xiii 66 § 67 . ni fedadar ceta inada . . . no indsechtais, CCath. 776 . Note also: cialín nasluag . . . / . . . ceti arbair, SR 7907 .

B As indef. in a variety of phrases.

(a) cía with noun: cia port i mbai a mathair wherever her mother was, Vita Br. 4 . cía baili i ffod as iatt sin / oidheadha na n-ócc eistidh `whatever place they may sleep' (reading i ffaoíit with note), Leb. Gab.(i) 188.3 .

(b) cía with vb. (conj. and prot.): cia tīasam wherever we go, Thes. ii 299.30 (Hy. i). cia bronntar indi, Críth G. 234 . cia taccra(i) whoever may claim (them), 425 (see 398 n.). cía denar cia therar whatever I do, whatever I say, Ériu i 227.5 . nocha n-érlai asin chathraigh acht cía térnai do rind gai, TTr.² 158 . a n-athair rempu cia thé `where'er he went', Ériu iv 100.2 . In chev. with adverbial force: cia bé however it be, LL 382 , 15039 . cia bia, Rawl. 137a38 . cia de do teacomnacair whichever it happened to be, Blathm. 98 § 25 (see notes). Cf. ciade gl. uter, Sg. 242a1 . ? is derb ní báes cia 't bera, Metr. Dinds. i 36.95 .

(c) cía with indic. of attá: cia bai dia chalmacht . . . bái dia nertmaire however brave he was, TBC-LL¹ 773 . niconibdis bandai cormmai . . . cia bith ara tecmainged dóib `they used not to drink a drop of beer whomsoever they might happen to meet', Mon. Tall. 129.19 . ( Ériu xii 209 ). cipia frisa ferthar tnú whoever shall be an object of envy, Ériu v 211.69 ( Ériu xii 209 ). cía búi de `whatever came of it' (cheville), Metr. Dinds. iii 396.23 . cía baoi dhe .i. gibé dobhi dhe, O'Cl.

(d) cip, cib with noun: cib cenél tra diaro scribad ind epistil to whatever people, Wb. 3b20 . cip port i ndēntar, Cáin Ad. 36 . Usually with cruth however it be, at all events: cipcruth bíid páx libsi etc., Wb. 5d33 . cipcruth tra, 12d24 . ni confetor cib cruth ind aingel fa dia, Blathm. 100 § 31 . See cipindus.

(e) cecip with noun (see Contribb. s.v. cech ): cecip maighean i raegbadh wherever, AFM i 30.3 . cecib tan tiostaois, v 1552.4 . tre bithin gona, no fiabhrasa cecib diobh whichever it was, vi 2024.5 . cecib nech tairisnighes iniort an coimdheadh, 2126.1 . cecip cruth foghabhtais, Hugh Roe² 86.2 . In follg. the use is strictly speaking interrogative: ní feas cecip tucht i tudchaidh, AFM iii 286.3 .

(f) cipsi with noun: cipsi aitt i loich dosfail, Rawl. 127a44 . cepsi cruth, BB 22b13 ( for cip c.¤ , Ériu xii 208 n. ). cipsi cruth `no matter how', Hugh Roe² 290.22 . cipsi mbith dáil for congra, Hard. ii 292.y . airlim n-eicne cipsí whatever it may be, Laws iv 92.z .

(g) cissí: ro geall Sir Persaual di sin cidhsi cor ara fetfad, Grail 1979 . case chruth i mbet, TBC-LL² 348 .

(h) cía bé, cipé, cid bé etc. with noun ( Ériu xii 208 ): cia bé a mmet `however great it may be', Ml. 61b28 . cipé leth tiasam, Thes. ii 299.42 . gidhbe an smólach ní chodhlann `even the thrush does not sleep', Duan. F. i 84.30 . cipe cruth, LU 3870 ( SCC 38 ). cipé rí bes hi Caisiul, ZCP viii 315.27 . ce-b e nech and do-neth . . . , PH 478 . cipé tan bud ríg tusa for Érinn 'whenever', FDG² 11.327​ . cipé a léire baistither in duine however devoutly, Ériu i 218 § 3 . gidh bé neimhdhéine do neinn, Dán Dé xiii 8 . cidh bé dhíobh staid, TSh. 3986 .

(i) cía bé, cipé etc. with verb: ciphéade (sic leg.) asberam `whichever', Ml. 25d11 ( Ériu xii 209 ). cipé da mbad áil etc., MU² 560 . céb é uabsi comallas frimsa hé, LU 9013 ( FB 76 ). atú ar bhaois gidh bé nach fuil, Dán Dé ix 8 . gidh bé ara geall, 16 . cibé labhras, TSh. 1781 . acht gidh bé éistios riomsa, Proverbs i 33 . gidh be ar bith bheanas ría `whosoever', vi 29 . Note also: mairbt[h]eim coich bē a dīe, Corm. Y 419 .

(j) cipé as adv. at all events , etc.: cipé gl. ubilibet, BCr. 31c2 . do gessaib ríg T. . . . / . . . cocad ruind co bráth ce bé `howsoever it be', CRR 54 . fiū cōicait cumal cipē, Fianaig. 50 § 27 . is maith liom a theacht gidhbé, Oss. vi 166.12 . ciphe de, BB 398b6 .

(k) cíabed, bad, beith etc.: ciabed ammet inna fochaide however great, Ml. 39a13 . cia beith a lin na noged however numerous the guests, Vita Br. 7 . ce bad hé frisa ndénte to whomsoever ye should do it (so Ériu xii 210 ), Wb. 9c24 . ciabadh hé richt a mbeith `in whatever shape she might be', Ériu xii 154 § 18 (TE). cebedh si maigen . . . a mbeith `in whatsoever part of Ireland she might be', ibid. cé beth da lánáille, ZCP viii 208.29 (but see Ériu xii 206 ). ge do beith do méit a tindenuis, Mer. Uil.² 146 . ciabadh e, Blathm. 96 § 20 , restored as ciabad de `whichever it be'. cia beith no co bia-so fó mebail whatever happens, LMU 10 .

(l) ciped (see Ériu xii 208 ): ciped techtas nech `whatever it is that anyone has', Wb. 12d41 ( Ériu xii 210 ). gip ed no raditís, TBC-LL¹ 152 . cipead dommaire `whate'er befall me', Ériu ii 90 § 16 . gibedh o ttíosadh whencesoever they shall come, TFrag. 190.16 . ciped mac díb no gabad gasced, TBC-LL¹ 1089 . giped chuin at some time or other, 3338 . ciped laa . . . forsa m-be notlaic mór (cidped, cipe, gebe, cip, MSS.), Ériu ii 208 § 28 . cip ed de at all events, CRR 4 .

(m) cid: cidh urrunnus nodleisead in t-athair `whatever proportion . . . the father is entitled to', Laws iv 60.24 Comm. cidh dergoine daon, O'Dav. 585 = cib dergona daon, O'D. 2199 ( Ériu xii 206 ). cid dusgní whatever he do, BColm. 100.9 . Cf. cidh ead dogneth hEchtair do calma imon Troi whatever brave action . . . , BB 433b24 .

(n) cid cía: cid cía bes inti whoever be in it, BColm. 52.21 . seanfhocal súd solus a chiall / ciodh cia do chum, Ériu xvi 132 § 2 . cidh cia ro chodail and 'san aidhchi sin nochur' chodail Didho, Aen. 873 . cidh cía donī, ZCP x 51.7 . na cionnta gidh cia 'gá mbeid whosoever shall have (i.e. commit) sins, Dán Dé v 13 . ? gidh cia frí senadh atúaidh, Duan. F. ii 166 § 44 . Note further: cia bad cia dia theilcfead (sic) sop, Ériu v 34.8 . cid bé cia thú `whoever thou art', TTebe 4720 . ciped chia díb nomarbtha artús, RC iii 183.8 . gidh créd do íar Aitheirne, IGT Decl. ex. 1377 .

See 2 cía and 3 cía, 1 cóich.

1 cóich

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Forms: cúich, coiche

pron later cúich (see GOI §§ 460 , 466 ). ? coiche, LL 1563 .

(a) whose is? With pl. ending whose are? is inderb coich inmug `whose is the slave', Sg. 209b30 . airliter cumni c.¤ comarbai cré, LU 3474 ( SCC 25 ) `to what heir . . . belongs', ZCP xv 189 . cóichet na heich?, LU 8522 . cóig, Anecd. iii 46.16 . cúich ind nóidiu?, Ériu iv 96.11 . ni ardamair armad ch.¤ whose it was (?), LL 37040 . ni fess cúich less, cúich amless and, 37578 ( ZCP xi 84 § 32 ). cóichi and na eóin sin?, TBC-LL¹ 1327 (leg. cóichit, Wi.). ? is nath coiche cach, O'D. 1212 (H 2.15, 84a).

In ordinary senses of 2 cía. (b) who? what? coich thussu? LU 3328 ( SCC 12 ). noconḟetar cúich in cū Culaind, TBC-I¹ 65 . coich boi coich bía. LU 873 (ACC; see Ériu xii 205 ). caiche na caillecha?, Lism. L. 322.37 (`whose are'). friscomhairc cioa bo cuich en læch, RC xii 72 § 44 , cársa c.¤ thú?, Mer. Uil. 99 . cuich so againn?, RC xiv 32 § 20 . ro-ḟ[i]arfaighsid de cuith é féin, KMMisc. 315.6 (for the form cf. ZCP vi 39.31 , 90.20 , 276.5 ). cúith, IGT Introd. § 16 (7.36) . cuich nach caineand?, Magauran 624 .

(c) As indef.: gidh cuich ┐ gidh cuin whoever and whenever, IGT Metr. Faults§ 24 . coch be a sruithe `however aged they may be', Mon. Tall. 152.31 . cidh cuich uaibh hé whichever of you it may be, SG 25.5 . gé cúich dámadh aithnidh uaibh, Celtica ii 157 § 5 .

5 de

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Forms: de, dé, dæ, de, -de

prep -te, -ti added to comparatives, corresponding in sense to Lat. eo, Eng. the. Identical with 1 de, di from it, because of it. In Oir. still treated as an independent word and always written de ( dé, Wb. 22 d 2 ; dæ, Ml. 90 a 11 = de); in Mid.-Ir. wholly enclitic and written together with the comparative, the unaspirated, now intervocalic, -d- according to the rules of spelling being written -t-: córaite (Oir. córu de). -d slender at all phases of the language and never discarded (Quiggin's explanation of `a chách,' Quiggin Vorton. Wörter 34 , is wrong). Its place is immediately after the comparative, only exceptionally separated from it by an enclitic word as Ml. 23 d 23 : [im]mi ardu ni de; ib. 83 b 11 : bid étrummu doib de.

In certain points the Mid.-Ir. usage diverges from Oir. In the Glosses -de is used proleptically, referring in a general way to a cause which follows introduced by the prep. di or trí, e.g.:

A robtar erdarcu de dind ulc doratad forru they were the more famous for the evil that was inflicted on them Ml. 47 a 18 . airmi ardu ni de tri dul isna lucu arda for we are the higher for going into high places ib. 23 d 23 . is huilliu de mo ḟreiscsiu do (= di) neuch rorádis su, Thes. ii 2. 34 .

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B (di, tri + vn. + gen.) conid étrummu dæ in bochtae...tri frescissin messa fíriéin ind ríg doib iarum so that the poverty is the lighter through their expectation of the just judgment of the king afterwards Ml. 90 a 11 . is moltaidiu de tri tabairt fortachtan cid du neuch nachidáirilli it is the more praiseworthy through giving help even to one who does not deserve it ib. 84 c 13 . ( LU 60 a 38 fri seems used in a similar way: rafetammár ém in gilla sin ┐ ní messaite fria fis is dalta dún.)

— In Mid.-Ir. the prepositional expression was completely abandoned. The usage is illustrated by the following examples.

A corresp. to A above: is moti a pian som cach olc dorónsat their suffering is the greater for the evil they have committed LU 33 b 3 . ba nertiti leis a menma na scéla adfiadar dó in gilla, SCC § 20 . is córaiti hí a fromad ima hairigthib it is the more fit for having been tested Laws ii 252. 12 . ferrdi re fer na haicdi a bith urrlum the owner of the article is the better pleased for its being ready ib. ii 414. 23 . Cf. i 152. 23 ; ii 88. 5 ; iii 418. 5 . finnaid dún in líon atám. ni meisde nech uaib a rád, Acall. 1101. 6528 . comad móti in pian dó beth beo co fotai isin croich, PH 2439 . rocumbrig Ísu in ernaigthe sea...co mbad erusaite do chách a mebrugud a beth cummair that it should be the easier to remember to every one for being short ib. 7862 .

B corresp. to B above: ni mescaiti hé in lind dól he is none the more intoxicated for having drunk the ale Laws iii 202. 6 (Oir. † ní mescu de dóul (or di óul) ind lenno dó, RC xxxvii 218 ). is bindide sian na bó a laeg do légan lé the bellowing of the cow is the more melodious for her calf being left with her ib. v 62. 19 . ib. 20 , 27 ; 40. 10 . i 138. 4 f.b. ropo móde in firt sa do dénam it was the greater for the working of this miracle (note on Broccán's Hymn), Thes. i 346. 21 . conid móti éstither riu immad erlabra do dénum that the more attention would be paid them for their much speaking PH 7840 . ni feirrde neach bás súaiṁneach dḟaghbháil ara leabaidh dhó, TSh. 236. 10 .— Sg. 2 a 7 : bith má de do buith daitsiu hi coimthecht oco it will be the greater for thy being associated in it, does not represent the Mid.-Ir. type, as do is not the possessive but the prep. di.

Often corresponding to preceding cach + subst.: cach mét donóir ṡægalta i mbía nech is móiti a guasacht the more a person possesses of worldly honour the greater his danger YBL 167 b 32 . cach airdi bias in torad bid trumaidi a thuindseom ac toitim the higher the fruit...the heavier ib. 167 b 35 ; but Mod.-Ir: dá aoirde an toradh iseadh is truime , &c. Already Laws iii 420. 3 f.b. : cach codnaidetu i mbia fer inmuillti is indligthiti cú. cach éccodnatu i mbia fer inmuillti is dligthechaiti cú the more sensible...the more unlawful, &c.

With multiplicatives: áibinniti fo deich ten times as beautiful LL 151 b 1 f.b. áigthidiu de, áigthidite the more dreaded : arimp áigthidiude, Wb. 23 d 23 . ansu de, ansaite the heavier , eo gravius: air is ansu de a dothaim mani airissedar ind lám fri talmain occo, Ml. 131 b 4 . curap andsati (v.l. ánsude), Trip. 218. 20 . ardu de, ardaite the higher : cia thés hi loc bes ardu ní ardu de, Ml. 23 d 23 . airtem .i. airdiu de indem a eiṁ fair, Laws ii 240. 1 . armad ardiu crand is móide co mór benaid na gætha fris the higher a tree is the more do the winds beat against it YBL 167 b 32 . roimpá form Finnachta ní ba airdite a ḟine, LL 308 a 22 . assu de, usaite the easier : is assu de tabairt in ferso huachtaraig, Ml. 107 c 16 . usaite le in torad dogní ó láim inn [f]uath ledb ina fiadnaisi, Laws i 152. 23 . comad usaidi do bidbaid a fagail (sc. the debts), ib. iii 152. 13 . ussaite, Fél.² xxxii 34 . bindiu de, bindite the sweeter : is bindide sian na bó a laeg do légan le, Laws v 62. 19 . buidechu de, budigiu de, budechaiti the more satisfied: tabar in deired fledi do mathib Lochlainne corop budechaiti iat, CRR 20. 8 . calmu de, calmaite the braver : is nertmairite┐ is calmaite in menma daenna, PH 4801 . córu de, córaite the more proper : is córaiti hi a fromad ima hairigthib it is the more fit for having been proved by its tests Laws ii 252. 12 . dánu de, dánaite the more audacious : co mbad dánaite tísad diabul dia aimsiugud, PH 4781 . deccru de the harder : deacraide, TSh. 257. 26 . BS 54. 10 . deissiu de: deiside the nicer, &c. P. O'C. 1531 . dligthigiu de, dligthigite , dligthechaiti the more lawful : cach éccodnatu i mbia fer inmuillti is dligthechaiti cú, Laws iii 420. 1 f.b. dligthidiu de, dligthite the more lawful : cach codnaidetu i mbia fer inmuillti is indligthiti cú, ib. 420. 2 f.b. Cf. dligite, indligite in the corresp. passage, ib. 198. 17 sq.; but dlighthighi, ii 202. 6 , dlithidhe, iii 524. 2 do not, as Atkinson thinks, contain -de. dóchu de, dóchaite the more likely : dochaite in gním do dénum dó uair adeir it is more likely that he has committed the deed for he says so Laws iii 110. 3 f.b. Lism. L. 390 b . Anecd. ii 36 § 21 . Bor. 105 . dochaidi, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 332. 15 . dothíde, Seanchaint 205 . doilgiu de, doilgite the more difficult: anscuiche .i. is doilgiti a scuchad...ó bias fola lánlóige and, Laws iii 12. 19 . duibiu de the blacker : duibhide, P. O'C. 1531 . dúthrachtachu de, -taigite the more zealous, earnest : cumad dúthrachtaigite dobérmaisne ár menmain inár nernnaigthi, PH 7849 . erdarcu de, erdarcaite the more famous Ml. 47 a 18 , quoted above. erusu de, erusaite the easier: co mbad erusaite do chách a mebrugud a beth cummair, PH 7862 . essamnu de, essamnaite the more fearless: it essamnu de ar rofitetar is, &c., Wb. 23 b 12 . étrummu de, étrumaite the lighter Ml. 90 a 11 , quoted above. dia tartaid si fortachtain doib som bid étrummu doib de, ib. 83 b 11 . ferr de the better : ciarud-chualatar ilbélre ┐ cenuslabratar nípat ferr de, Wb. 12 d 28 . bieid [ní ?] bes ferr de, ib. 32 a 13 . cumad ḟearrde áith that its strength might be the better Laws ii 240. 6 . acht ferrdi re fer na haicdi a bith urrluṁ the owner of the article is the better pleased for its being ready ib. 414. 23 . is feardi in fear sin na dána sin do chindemain aigi, v 20. 27 . nír bo measaiti seom ┐ níbot ferdi sio, YBL 112 a 48 . ferrdi a Íssa haithnisi, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 338. 3 . conid ferrde lemsa cech pian fogéb ar ainm ṅDé, PH 2427 . dá mad hé in bith uli dogébtha maille re díth tanma cá bud ḟerrde dosin, ib. 7582 . ní ferrde le Find féin scél do dénam fair, Acall. 5358 . fíriánu de the more righteous : condid f.d., Wb. 2 a 7 . fotu de the longer : faidite, Acall. 6811 . gairddiu de, gardditi the shorter : gardditi lind éistecht riss mad colléic, LL 96 b 54 . Acall. 6815 . Laws ii 216. 7 . gairdi is used in the same sense as gardditi, cf. siaiti, ib. l. 10 . giliu de the brighter : gilide, P. O'C. 1531 . imdu de, imdaite the more abundant : ut gratia habundet .i. corop imdu de duún, Wb. 3 a 12 . condib imdu de torand inna forgnúso, Sg. 198 a 4 . inducbaidiu de the more glorious : robtar i. de apud deum , Ml. 47 a 18 . irlamu de, urlamaite the readier: omnis autem qui in agone contendit ab omnibus sé abstinet .i. armbad irlamu de don buaith, Wb. 11 a 7 . is bés dósom cosc inna mban i tossug...armbat irlamude ind ḟir fo chumachte Dæi, ib. 22 c 10 . irlithiu de, irlithite the more obedient: armbat irlithiu dé mandatís dei , Wb. 22 d 2 . ísliu de the lower : íslide, Lec. 534 a 11 . lainniu de, laindite the more eager : co mbad laindite leo in forcetul do gabáil do láim, PH 6759 . lemnethu de or slemnethu de the more willing : ardislemnethu de do hícc inna fiach, Wb. 4 a 10 . lethnu de the broader : leithneide, Rel. Celt. i 159. 101 . lia de, liaiteeo plus, eo plures : hóre am essamin se precepte...is lia de creitfess, Wb. 23 b 7 . imurcruidh dáine do thiachtain do chaithiuṁ in bídh célsine uair nocha liauite in biad...cia beth, &c., for the food is not the more plentiful though, &c., Laws ii 28. 17 . luathu de, luathaite the quicker: is airi doníthar in tréiniugadh so orra comad luathaide dosoisdís a féich dḟeichemain toichida, Laws iii 152. 12 . lugu de, lugaiteeo minus : ní lughaiti dlighes in gairi do dénuṁ they are not the less bound to undertake the maintenance Laws ii 192. 5 . noco lugaite smacht ná díre in coma bith indligedh, ib. iii 418. 5 . cé beith nech...noco lugaiti dligus a fochraic díc ris, iv 48. 24 . nuchu lugaidi is grád hé céli do beth aigi, v 40. 10 . dothéged Étáin cach dia dia athreos ┐ ba lugaide a galar som ón do suidiu, TE § 9 LU. rodígaib a thuara ┐ nírbo lugaide a nert Lugdach, Thes. ii 344. 29 . is aire roartraig in taingel hi ṅgné solais in tṡnechta comad lugaiti nobídgtis na banscala riana ḟacsin, PH 3384 . co mbad lugaide, ib. 5207 . (rotescad a tengaid) arái ní lugati dogníd sum forcetul in popuil inní sin, ib. 2549 . scarad cuirp ┐ anma ┐ ni lugaite marus in tanumm, ib. 7480 . mailliu de, maillite the slower : is gnáth mirr do thabairt im chorpaib dóine i nadnocul conid maillite thinaid, PH 7023 . mescu de, mescaite the more intoxicated: noco mescaiti hé in lind dól, Laws iii 202. 6 . messa de, mesaite, meiste, miste the worse. messude, Trip. 218. 9 Eg. mesaidie: cia...nir uó m., IT i 109. 6 . messaite: rafetammar in gillu sin ┐ ní m. fria fis is dalta dún, LU 60 a 38 . mesaite LU 54 a 17 . messaiti, SR 1244 . LL 106 b d . measaiti YBL 112 a 48 . SG 70. 24 . mesaidi FDG. MR 14. 22 . meisti: is m. lóg a roind, Laws iii 462. 17 , 19 .; ib. 478. 24 . mana derntai...bud meisti dáibh, RC xiv 56 . CRR 20 § 14 . cá bud ḟerrdi ┐ cá bud mesti, PH 7582 . ní meisde nech uaib (a rád), SG 118. 25 . miste, ib. 97. 35 . misde: is m. nár bhuan a leithéit, Atlantis iv 226. 4 .—Cf. messa s.v. olc. moltaidiu de the more praiseworthy: is m. d. tri tabairt fortachtan, Ml. 84 c 13 . móo de, móite eo maior, eo maius. móo de, Wb. 2 a 8a . SCC § 10 . mou de, Ml. 53 c 13 . moaide Laws ii 404. 11 . mouite, ii 22. 1 . moaite, ii 202. 1 . mó de, Wb. 29 c 4 . mode, Thes. ii 346. 27 . bith má de eo maius erit Sg. 2 a 7 . maiti, Trip. 114. 22 . cumud móite, Laws ii 22. 17 . noco moite, iii 406. 7 f.b. ba mote, LU 121 b 33 . móti, LL 206 a 21 . PH p. 806 b . bid moti bas trén mo scél, LU 119 b 3 . nucu moiti, Laws ii 414. 2 . móide, ML 40. 9 . moide, Laws ii 88. 5 . moidi, ib. 350. 18 . YBL 158 a 46 ; 167 b 32 .—Cf. mór. nertaidiu de the stronger : nertiti, SCC § 20 . nertmairite the stronger : is nertmairite ┐ is calmaite in menma daenna, PH 4801 . óibindiu de, áibinnite the more beautiful : is áibinniti fo deich, LL 151 b 1 f.b. prapaiti the quicker : comad prapaidi noḟoirbred, Lec. 441 b 35 . sia de, siaite the longer: condib sia de, Sg. 201 b 16 . siaiti, Laws ii 216. 10 . is siaidi a anad, ib. i 282. 43 . siaide, MR 318. 17 . siauite, Laws ii 28. 18 ; 114. 5 . socomlu de, socomlaite the easier : co mbad tṡoccomlaite do Ísu marcachus do dénum, PH 4455 . soimbertu de the more easily plied: bennachais Patraic na iarnu comdar s.d. (v.l. soimberta de), Trip. 218. 21 . soirthiu de, soirthite the easier: s.d. in labrad di, &c., the easier is the pronunciation from, &c., Sg. 15 a 4 . suthnu de, suthnaiti lasting the longer Lec. 441 b 37 . tanu de, tanaite the thinner : á sémigud co mbí tanu de, Ml. 34 a 27 . tressa de, tressaite the stronger : co mbad t.d. hiress apstal do fulung tribulationum, Wb. 25 a 14 . Mid.-Ir. treisidi, TBC-LL¹ 2484 Y. trummu de, trumaite the heavier : trummute, Lism. L. ix 13 LL (trumaidi, Lism.). cach airdi bias in torad bid trumaidi a thuindseom oc toitim, YBL 167 b 34 . tromaide, AFM 1768. 19 . truimite, Acall. 5152 . uilliu de, uillite the greater : Thes. ii 2. 34 . uilliti hé in dá sreith do beth air, Laws i 138. 4 f.b. iv 34. 29 .

MOD. Suffixed to any adjective: ní folláinede madra marbh é bheith san uisge glan. Ní milsede an domblas é bheith i nárthach airgid. Níor ṁeasa do dhuine rud do ghearrfadh a sgórnach ná sgian óir. Aran gcuma gcéadna ní folláinede ┐ ní milsede ┐ ní macántaide sgéal neaṁcháidh é bheith dá innsint i ngaedhilg uasail, P. O'Leary GJ vi 110 . Other comparatives from the mod. literary period are deiside, gilide, giorraide, liaide, siaide, teoide, usaide. —But in the spoken language usually confined to a small number of adjectives. Very common are fearrde, miste, móide (q.v.), idiomatically used with the copula and the prepositions la and do. The original sense has been obscured and as a living comparative particle -de seems obsolete.

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Forms: forbḟir

n o, m. (cf. foirb, and forbduine ?) of a retainer, attendant (at arms ?): is tussu ba forbhfer frithalma dam-sa .i. ra armad mo ṡlega ┐ ra déirged mo lepaid, TBC-LL¹ 3401 . Hence, perhaps: foirfear friothailmhe .i. fírfear friotháilmhe, O'Cl. pl. forbḟir ┐ ónmiti, RC xiv 414 . ro ferait catha cruaidhe ... re freslighi ḟoirbher ┐ fireolach ( veterans ?) YBL 293b40 = foirber ┐ firlaech, BB 243b14 ; oirber ┐ firloech, LB 122b46 (paraphr. of SR lxv ). foirbhfhir ┐ feall-óglaoich lucht maoithe ┐ míoghaisge, Todd Lect. iv 102.15 .

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Forms: isin, isint, isind, isind, sind, issa, is, sa, isteampull, ansan, isnaib, isnaib, isna, ands[n]a, annsna, issinn, isa, issa, is, isin, insa, ionnsa, sa, isna, annsa, istech, istig, immach, immaig, indium, innium, ionnam, iondam, indiut, inniut, iniud, ionnod, ionnat, inneat, and, ant, and, ann, annt, indi, hindae, indti, inde, inti, inte, ind, inn, inte, innte, indiunn, indiun-ni, annainn, indib, innibh, ionnaibh -se, indib, indeb, intib, innta, ionnta, annta, intiu, inntu, ionntadh, im, inna, inná, innar, inar, 'nar, i bar, hi far, in far, ina, inna, ana, ann, i, i, san, i, ann

nasalising prep., folld. by dat. and acc. Usually written i or í when eclipsis is shown : i nÍsu, Wb. 3b6 . i ngiun, 4d33 . í n-éutt, 6b2 . i nneurt, 6d11 . i ndegaid, 30b14 . i mbiam, Ml. 21c3 . i ndia, 29d5 . i mbí, Tur. 9. i n-oénṡillaib, Sg. 120b2 . i llathiu, Thes. ii 319.2 ; but cf. hi n-iriss, Wb. 10b28 . hi rrecht, Ml. 54c2 . hi llaim, 96d6 . hi ndóiri, 125a9 . hi rriucht, Tur. 85. hi mbítis, Sg. 5a15 . hi ndilsi, 28a4 . hi mbrethir ... hi ngním, Thes. ii 253.11 . hi nDruim, 260.21 . hi mbrot, 290.9 . When eclipsis is not shown, most freq. written hi or hí : hi noibad, Wb. 3b31 . hi rect, 3d14 . hí crist, 4d21 . hi far n-irnigdib, 7a12 . hí flid, 9b14 . hi tosuch, Ml. 2a6 . hí tintud, 2a15 . hi rogabad, 24d14 . hí libur, 16c10 . hi cairptib, 43d3 . hi far crichaib, 115b10 . hi fers, Sg. 6b23 . hi roṡoithe, 73a11 . hí frecndairc, 204a5 . hi rogénair, Thes. ii 291.11 ; but : í cach thír, Wb. 1a3 . i corpu, 2b5 . í rúnaib, 2b10 . i tuil dée, 5c20 . (no exx. available of this from Ml.). i persin n-aili, Sg. 189a8 . i fogur, 6b1 . í titul, PCr. 15a3 . i comus, Thes. ii 244.30 (Camb.). In Ml. and Tur., frequently written inn before vowels : inna diad, Ml. 17c6 . inn aithchi dorchi, 30a4 . inn echaib, 43d3 . innar neurt, 43d3 . inn ecin, Tur. 134. In Wb. freq. inn before proclitic beginning with vowel : innar leid, 4b11 . inna chridiu, 10b20 . inna corp `in their body', 11d11 . inn aláil, 12a10 . In Mid. and Early Mod. Ir. i n- is often written a n- : a n-inad, PH 203. a persainn, 7577 . a sendataid, 3977 . a ngaire, BNnÉ 168.10 . a bus, SG 135.6 . cáit ambí in fer sin, 135.36 . a mmedón, TBFr. 103.

With article :

(a) dat. sg. isin chrud sin, Wb. 8b10 . isint senmim, 13d18 . isind óin uáir, 25b16 . isind laithiu, Ml. 21c3 . sind ló, TBC-LL¹ 444. issa baile-seo, Acall. 3360. is tir, BNnÉ 301.15 . is' taig, ScM. § 6.12 . is tig, BDD² 525. is’ tilaig, ITS l 38.13 . is tulaig, LL ii 13336 . is dorus, i 7318 . is tṡenchoss, iii 21254 . is treairiut 'in the three periods' UR 114 § 24 . 'sa dorus, Feis Tighe Chonáin 75. isteampull 'in the temple', Stair Nic. 32.602. Cf. 28.524 (v.l.) . ansan ūair-sein, Ériu iv 178 § 31. pl. isnaib fochidib, Wb. 14b19 . isnaib innib, Ml. 28a7 . isnaib sechtaib, Críth G. 303. isna airigthib, TBC-LL¹ 3552. ands[n]a... dúilib, O'Gr. Cat. 233.23. annsna righaibh, CF 922.

(b) acc. sg. issinn aíar, Wb. 25b24 . isa n-indarbae, Ml. 23c8 . issa suthin, 21d4 . is' tech, ScM. § 15.2 . isa tech, TBFr. 124. isa ndún, Trip.² 1464. isin ngnimrad, BCrólige § 37 n. 1 . insa curach, Feis Tighe Chonáin 920. ionnsa bhfiadh, 1173 . 'sa mboin, Fianaig. 72.18 . pl. isna bithu, Wb. 4c4 . isna lucu, Ml. 23d23 .

Distinction between dat. and acc. lost : annsa chéill, TSh. 3219. annsa gcéill, 2532 . neimhsheadh do thabhairt san tsaoghal, 339 . nach raibhe seadh san saoghal aice, 1866 . The distinction remained however in istech, istig ; immach, immaig, qq.v.

With pron. suff. ; s. 1 indium, Wb. 8d26 . Ml. 74d7 . innium, TBC-LL¹ 4382. ionnam, iondam, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1912 , 410 . s. 2 indiut, Ml. 106c15 . inniut, TBC-LL¹ 4350. iniud, TTebe 3673 . ionnod, TD 40 § 2. ionnat, DDána 2 § 11. inneat, 68 § 38 (: mbreac). s. 3 dat. m. + n. and, Wb. 1a5 . Ml. 45d15 . Sg. 3b5 . ant, Ml. 48c29 . and, Críth G. 100. ann, ML² 45. BDD² 91. annt, ZCP vii 481.29 (Enchir. Aug.). f. indi, Ml. 21c3 . Sg. 18a3 . Críth G. 105. BDD² 745. Laws iv 112.9 . hindae, BDD² 513. indti, 661 . inde, Laws iv 112.10 . inti, TBC-LL¹ 5211. TBFr. 200. inte, BDD² 498. acc. m. + n. ind, Ml. 22b1 . Críth G. 93. BDD² 196. Laws iv 136.x Comm. inn, 250. 5 Comm. f. inte, Sg. 6a6 . Críth G. 219. innte, DDána 1 § 9. pl. 1 indiunn, Wb. 5d18 . indiun-ni, Ml. 44d3 . annainn, Luc. Fid. 225.x . pl. 2 indib, Wb. 14c18 . Ml. 122c3 . innibh, DDána 68 § 23. ionnaibh -se (: fionnsoillse), 122 § 12. pl. 3 dat. indib, Ml. 30c17 . Sg. 216b4 . BDD² 475. indeb, 1468 . intib, TBC-LL¹ 174. TBFr. 35. innta, ML² 75. ionnta, DDána 122 § 17. annta, Luc. Fid. 285.10 . acc. intiu, Ml. 21a8 . Sg. 7a10 . inntu (for dat.), Ériu iii 160.24 . ionntadh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1065.

With poss. : s. 1 im hulcc-sa, Wb. 2a8 . im chuimriug, 30a5 . iom giolla, TBC-LL¹ 5662 (St.). am f[h]ochair, ML² 774. am chlaidim, TTebe 1309 . s. 2 it senmathir, Wb. 29d11 . id ḟlaith, BDD² 178. id chémanduib, ML² 1654. at rēimennuib, 1655 . ad ruire, 1450 . it olcaibh, Studies 1933, 310 § 27 . s. 3 m+n. inna suidiu, Wb. 13a12 . inna thechtu, 13a28 . inda sesam, Mon. Tall. 129.13 . inna chumbu, Críth G. 111. ina suide, ScM. § 10.10 . 'na adhbar rīg, ML² 30. f. inná loc, Sg. 17a5 . pl. 1 innar leid, Wb. 4b11 . inar n-óccaibh, BS 112.18 . 'nar mbél-ne, Ériu iv 118 § 37. ionur ttríar, RC xxix 112 § 7. pl. 2 i bar tolaib, Wb. 3b8 . hi far selbad-si, 8d26 . in far n-Ultaib, TBC-LL¹ 1636. i bar (v.ll. in for, in bur) ngnáis-si, Fél. Ep. 375. i nbhar láimh, DDána 100 § 5 ; but cf. 'nar lámhaibh `in manibus vestris', TSh. 8579. pl. 3 ina ndúm, TBFr. 244. inna mbrucc, BDD² 1282. ana n-usci, Maund. § 136.5 .

With rel. : before a rel. i n- is not folld. by the demonstrative particle a n- as is the case with the other prepp., but is folld. directly by the verb which it eclipses : i mbiam, Ml. 21c3 . ind aimser hi rogabad, 24d14 . i mbí, Tur. 9. hi mbítis, Sg. 5a15 . indat sláin, Ml. 76a6 . aní i táa cuntubart libsi `that as to which there is doubt among you', Wb. 13a35 . intí i mbíi in spirut, 8b10 . arná torthaiset isnaib sechtaib hi tuitet enech cáich, Críth G. 303. i mbí toirm cech thempuil, Fél. May 10. cairm indom-acca ?, ScM. § 11.5 . triasand láim a mbaí an scíath, BDD² 1511. i mbiat smachta ni biat caiche ; i mbiat caiche ni biat smachta `where the requisites commanded by law are observed there are no penalties ...,' Laws iv 70.3 . cā háit a bfuil an fear feasa, Feis Tighe Chonáin 811. In Mod. Ir. on the analogy of the other prepp. i n- came sometimes to be folld. by the demonstr. particle: tuar neith ina dtú tacha | bheith gan bhú ..., Dán Dé vii 3. cath ... inar' thuitetar sochaidhi, RC xvii 377.22 . an dara halt 'na gcuirthear i gcéill ..., TSh. p. 13. (cf. san áit i bhfuil do thriall, TSh. 7137 ). an ait ann ar hiomchuibhthe an urnaighthe do dheanamh in which it were fittest, Luc. Fid. 73.1 . In Mod. Ir. also, i n-+ro frequently appears as ar : a thruaill chriadh-sa ar cuireadh mé, Dán Dé xi 4. áit ar marbhadh C., Keat. iii 2545. In the O. Ir. glosses the form of the prep. before ro was (h)i. Later in came to be used : irrufollnastar, Wb. 13b29 . hi roba, Ml. 62a13 . hi roṡoithe, Sg. 73a11 ; but : in ro lád, TBFr. 307. With neg. rel. : ainmnetach ret ... cride rig nime in nach dortai in doman ... i fudomnuibh pian `in that He doth not ...', Ériu ii 118 § 56. in gach uile ní 'snach cuirthear lá `in quibus dies non ponitur', TSh. 5175. trí neithe ... is nach raibhe an Tighearna, 9859 .

Before cach, cech : in glosses (h)i, later somet. in : i cach réit, Wb. 20c11 . hi cach ceniul, Sg. 2a2 . in cech úair, Fél. Dec. 29. in cach coiri, ScM. § 1.12 . in cech áis, PH 7115. in cach thrāth, Hail Brigit § 11. in gach errach, Fen. 286.x . in gach aon-duine, TSh. 2545. in gach en focal, BCC 436.29 . Occasionally is : is gach sochar, TSh. 798.

I Place .

A. Folld. in O.Ir. by dat.

1 Denoting place where (in both abstract and concrete meanings) :

(a) in : i mballaib caích `in everyone's members', Wb. 13d27 . attósa i sslabrid, 23a2 . i bar tolaib marbdib `in your mortal desires', 3b8 . Of an author's works : i nAmbaucu `in Habakkuk', 19b17 . amal donairchet hí fáithib et rofiugrad i rrect et amal asnindedar i ssoscélu, 13a36 . amal bid hi frecndairc no beth `as though he were present', Ml. 24c15 . i n-óen ṡosuth ṡillabe `in one position of a syllable', Sg. 7a3 . air thechtaid cach gutae a guth n-indi, 18a3 . comdire cach fri aroile i nnos chana `every person has equal dīre with another in cāin regulation', BCrólige § 5 . ni lugae mbis ind menme hisin cheill `the thought is no less occupied with the meaning', Mon. Tall. 142.23 . dam ocus tinne in cach coiri, ScM. § 1.12 . secht ndoruis isin bruidin, ib. 11 . bíann n-erbbad impu a mmedón, TBFr. 103. secht mílchoin i slabradaib argait, 33 . ar robōi Fergus fēin isin gliaid sin, ACL iii 5.7 . co facbath fuillecht ┐ eis (.i. lorg) a cos isin cloich, 10.12 . in raibhe i fāistine nó i ttaircetal accaibh ..., RC xxvii 294 § 58. nocho roibe dath nad beith inntib, xxiv 144.5 . uaitne dib i ndath snechta ┐ araile a ndath fhola, D IV 2, fo. 42c14 . adeir Auicenna go ndéntur céd comshuidigud na ndáine ands[n]a ceithri dúilib `that the primary composition of men is of the four elements', O'Gr. Cat. 233.23. go ndingnaid ... foslongport im chellaib `will besiege my churches', BCC 156.7 . a mac bec fein ina laim `leading her little boy by the hand,' Celt. Rev. viii 296.17 . Denoting the possession by anyone of certain qualities or characteristics : furrthain ó gCais san choghnach the chief is sufficient to succour the seed of Cas, IGT Decl. ex. 1125. ní ḟoil ionnod acht ionann `thou art exactly similar,' TD 40 § 2. ionnus gu mbiadh innta an righe do sdiurad `that they may know how to govern the kingdom,' Ériu v 132 § 67. ní raibhe ionnta acht buannadha do ríoghaibh Éireann `they were nothing more than ...,' Keat. ii 5079.

(b) among : a comgraidh isin tuaith `their equals in rank among the laity', BCrólige § 4 n. 3 . fuair a chrochad hi Parthib `met his crucifixion among the Parthians,' Ériu iii 196 § 12. easáonta ... na ndáoineadh ... ina bfuil sé `among whom he is,' v 92.9 .

(c) at, on, upon : hí flid Crist `at Christ's feast', Wb. 9b14 . huare is hi tilchaib ardaib no bitis, Ml. 14a9 . menme isind aurnaigti `mind fixed on prayer,' Mon. Tall. 151.19 . i mmulluch Usnig, Ériu iv 152.15 . Domhnall ... do bhualadh ... do chloidheamh i mbun ordóige, i 102 § 63 . dortad donnfala do shiltin as in aeer i cennaib na curad on to the warriors' heads, viii 26.15 . ro-an a chenn i fertais in charpait, ScM. § 19.7 . robenta corne ina cendaib `tonsures were shorn on their heads,' BColm. 26.6 . a mbun Cart[h]i na nGīall `at the foot of the pillar-stone ...', 72.20 . gelscíath co túagmílaib argait inti, TBC-LL¹ 5211. gemel crūaid i (v.ll. ar, um) coiss a hard fetter on the foot, KMMisc. 270 § 43. i n-erblib ech at the tails of horses, Fen. 66.4 . súil i gcuid mo chomhursan, A. Ó Dálaigh xxviii 5. o smuaintighib ... na mairtirech a crechtaib Crisd `thinking on the wounds', BCC 4.17 . ro baí ballán ... isan adart `on the pillow', Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 7 . i n-imiul in baile on the edge of the town, RC xxvii 292.10 . i mbruach alltorach in tsrotha, CCath. 459. atci buidin moir chuici isin drochat bui tarsin sruth, FDG 715. is file [i] gcois ma-raon ris ` on foot ,' A. Ó Dálaigh lv 5. an chroch ... do Chríosd ... 'gá chrochadh innte, Dán Dé xx 22. is aibind duit, a thuir, ... is aibinn in radarc fuil innud (to a tower), ZCP vi 26.31 . cuirid láimh i seizes : co nachar' lamh nech... lamh do chur ann durst lay hand upon him, RC xix 288 § 225. cuiris lámh i Mochuda ┐ tug ... as an mainistir amach é, Keat. iii 1948.

2 Denoting state or condition in which : hor bi accobur láe nebud dó i nnoidenacht `that he should not be in infancy', Wb. 24d11 . isind inducbáil sin `in that glory', 4c40 . i lláni etargni `in the fulness of knowledge,' 24c6 . ind fir bíis inna suidiu `who is sitting', 13a12 . bíid cach gnim inna thechtu `in its proper order', 13a28 . inna imned-sin i mbiam isind laithiu, Ml. 21c3 . in i comsuidigud fa hi comasndís bíit `in composition or in apposition', Sg. 217a1 . i bar ngnáis-si `in your company', Fél. Ep. 375. dol asa eol a richtaib con `to stray in wolf-shapes', BCrólige § 32 n. 13 . cach ['la] gabal i ssuidiu araile hi sesam `every [other] division is sung sitting, the next standing', Mon. Tall. 140.4 . conna-ētai focul fort chenn i córai properly , ScM. § 14.7 . ataat inna mbrucc in a state of dejection, BDD² 1282. tusu ad c[h]ollad, ACL iii 234 § 6. minub ina duthracht bes if it be not with good will, Ériu v 20.y . is é timairg for cech eclais co raib a durrthech ┐ a relec hi nglaine `to have its oratory and its burial-ground purified', i 219 § 6 . fororbart a cland-side ... co mbatar i mmílib so that they were thousands, LL 649 . tainic ... i n-uaite ṡloig `with a small company', Fen. 144.y . do bhī in Pelagius sin ... a nāemthacht foirbthe ┐ a mbethaid inmolta, ZCP xiii 179.21 . batar a n-itaid ┐ i tart mor, RC xxiv 196.11 . bai sidhe hi cocadh fri Find, xiii 7.z . in duine nach biadh isnna dubhailchibh marbhthacha, Études Celt. i 78.15 . ro bo cinti crīch i mbethaid i n-imḟogus dóib `certain end of life' (taking place of the more usualgen.), Fianaig. 92.29 . a thabairt i rricht feola aili `in the guise of other flesh', TTebe 1861 . bu gairid bía ad bethaid risna cathaib, 1030 . ar bhfaicsin Críost i gcruth bháis, DDána 16 § 5. cor fhoscail C. C. a suile ... ┐ e 'sa mbas `and he dying', BCC 414.3 . gach mac ... | dá raibhe i n-aois an airdríogh, Studies 1934, 90 § 22 . 'san luas na ttreigfitt as quickly as , BNnÉ 148.25 .

With poss. before certain vnn. : comtha ... ad lenamain, Prolegomena 27 n. 2 . an tṡlat oile 'na adrad the other youth worshipping him, ZCP viii 563 § 28. ion bhur lenmhuin, ML² 331. as-bert fria ina sloindiud `as he named himself (?)', BDD² 47.

3 Denoting manner in which : by means of, through, by : direnar hi comdire ... fri grada ecalsa `is paid for by equal dīre with the church grades', BCrólige § 7. nad airnaidet a tir ina frithfoltaib coirib `who does not sustain his land by performing the proper corresponding duties', § 16. ailid cac otrus a arag hi coraib bel `every sick-maintenance entails its binding by contracts', § 55. i mbommannaib arberad bith ind lítain a cuid uli `he used to consume all his portion of porridge in morsels', Mon. Tall. 135.9 . Cairbre ... do mharbhadh i bhfeill by treachery, Ériu i 101 § 55. forbhfáiltigter : an radhorc a ndath uaine, an t-eistecht a bhfoghor éttrom `gratification is afforded: to the sight, by the colour of green ; to the hearing, by a `light' sound', O'Gr. Cat. 277.27. rofersum failti friu ina n-anmannaib uadéin by their own names, D IV 2, fo. 45c5 .

4 Apposition.

A noun in apposition may be preceded by the prep. i n- (governing dat.) + poss. This was a development of the older use of the dat. without prep., e.g. is bés dúibsi far n-Ultaib, ScM. § 9.4 . ro bámarni .xu. feraib ┐ ar cúic súili déc desa do chaechad dó, BDD² 1130 and note. Hence with prep. : dúinni nar nUltaib, LU 4637. is bés dúibsi in far n-Ultaib, LL 112by . cid ma ta in mhorc[h]oinne seo acaibh in bhar nGeistedhaibh why have ye, Gesteda, ..., Ériu v 148.56 . dobudh nár dhúinn ionur ttríar Ulltach `to us three Ultonians', RC xxix 112 § 7. ní iomdha dhúnn i n-ar ndaoinibh `not many of us men ...', Dán Dé xii 1. do bhríogh gurab ennádúir amháin dhiadha gan roinn atá ionnta na ttriúr, Ó Héodhusa 25.5.

5 In predicates

(i) with subst. verb : itā mo chorp 'na c[h]amra, ACL iii 239 § 34. 'na bidbuid no go mbí fear until a man is an enemy, Ériu iv 212 § 2. dia mbadh mo chomairli-si do gneithi ann ... is 'na chath no biadh, Leb. Gab.(i) 252.23 . do bī 'n-a adhbar rīg, ML² 30. Feidhlimid mac Toirdelbaig ... ina Húa Conchubuir `... was the Húa Conchobair', Maund. 6. tét sé a comlaidir sin ... co mbí sé 'na uiscci mhilis .xx. míle 'sa fairrcci móir (of the Danube), 7 . is dearbh go bhfuilim-se im dhuine shomharbhtha, TSh. 143.

(ii) with other verbs : tanic in mac i n-a aenur, RC v 199 § 6. doberad ingen prinnsa da muindtir fein dam ina mnái, Maund. 47. tanac-sa im baidb buaidertha `I came a troubled ghost', TTebe 1899 . tarla ... an mac ... 'n-a dhalta foghluma ag Ciarán ar tí bheith 'n-a mhanach, Keat. iii 826.

6 After verbs of dividing, changing, putting, ending, etc. somet. folld. by dat. (but see infra B. 4) : trí traigid .x. a [a]ircha[e] ara rorandathar bés a thige indi, Críth G. 105. i nniarcomrucc ... forcenda ollbairdne, IT iii 11.2 . do-roinded a chorp i cethri blogaib, PH 1856. rocúmscaig i ndelbaib brechtnaib, 1740 . gur claechló an t-ór ina ghran ... eorna, BNnÉ 233.9 . timarcad i llige chro `after he has been forced into blood-lying', BCrólige § 1 n. 1 . aca cur hi cís ┐ a foghnam dermar, ZCP xi 65.10 . do c[h]uiredur insna reachtuibh-si mē, Feis Tighe Chonáin 437. nár chuirthe seadh sna sealbhaibh saoghalta, TSh. 364.

7 Various abstract meanings.

in the matter of, in respect to, in regard to : adib éolig and `ye are knowing therein,' Wb. 26b12 . cosmili fri Adam ngnímaib et accobraib, 13d12 . aní i táa cuntubart libsi `that as to which there is doubt among you', 13a35 . ar nebmóidem hi magistrib `our not boasting as to masters', 8d26 . i ndiad nach aili aridfe(i)t i llugu over whom he takes precedence in swearing, Críth G. 42. annsom i n-otrus la Fēne `most difficult in regard to nursing', BCrólige § 15. brithem eola(i) i mbiadaib `a judge who is knowledgeable about refections', § 31. ni fil bríg laisiom hisind accobar sin `he considers that such desire is no great matter', Mon. Tall. 151.13 . rosuidiged cutramas eneclainde ... isna bechaib `equal honor-price was fixed for the bees', Laws iv 200.8 Comm. i pendit ind áosae galrich `in the case of penance laid on sickly persons,' Mon. Tall. 146.27 . indat mebhair-siu ... isna airigthib gascid, TBC-LL¹ 3552. nīmda cuimcech-sa hi suidiu I am not capable of that, ZCP viii 310.11 . do agra Fechín isin saer `to expostulate with F. about the wright', RC xii 346 § 39. a n-abar ann dámadh fíor if what is said in this regard be true, Dán Dé xxvi 17. gurab eigin don liaigh éolus do bheith aige i naduir na heaslainte-si, 23 K 42, 186.3 .

according to : nach fer ... folongar i fenechus `who is being maintained according to native law', BCrólige § 22. rocoraidhid ... cách fo gradaib ┐ i ndanaib ┐ a ndligemnus `everyone was seated according to rank, profession and lawful claim', Ériu v 234.35 . a fīraicned screptra ┐ chuibsi according to the true nature of scripture and conscience, i 214.6 . adeir N. 'na ugdaras fēin on his own authority, ZCP xiii 181.20 .

instead of, in compensation for : inni uil do chach ... i crolige bais d'fertain air `that which is due to each for inflicting a mortal blood-lying upon him', BCrólige § 1 n. 6 . eiric in gac gruaid iarna brisidh `wergild for every cheek after it has been broken', § 64 n. 1 . cidh bias isin beoguin `for the life-wound', Laws iv 232.21 . in bur cintaib for your crimes, Anecd. i 44.2 . is olc an t-íc dhamh thu annsna righaibh... do thuit leat a poor compensation for the kings, CF 922. déirc sin (sic leg.) saint `almsgiving instead of greed', Dán Dé xxiv 9. beag an éaraic iarrfa id ghuin, DDána 30 § 16.

in contrast with, as against : is étrum in digal i mméit in pectho `the punishment is light for the greatness of the sin', Ml. 126b6 .

for the purpose of, with a view to : d'imcoimet na mna doberar isin ngnimrad `who is given to do the work', BCrólige § 37 n. 1 . a ndilgud chinad, PH 2993. i comartha dilguda, 3117 . i ndíoghail a athar in revenge for his father, Ériu i 101 § 56. rogabus ben ar eicin. Cid indaragbais ? why did you seize her ?, ZCP xii 362.18 . cf. bat becda fri becdataid, i ndēntar do thol that your will may be done, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 18 § 8.4 . bat tó fri tó[i], i n-étsider aisnēis, ib. 6 .

In expressing the specific extent by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another : to the extent of : corop máa i n-óenṡillaib in comparit, Sg. 40b7 . a nnád foirpret i n-oenṡillaib `when they do not increase by one syllable', 48b5 . teora cethramdin huare aequinocht indid mailliu a tuile ar cach óen laithiu `by which the flood is slower day by day', Thes. ii 14.35 (Bcr.). a coic indid óa (of the moon) `by which it is less', 20.41 . mad i ndib n-uarib deac nammá bas laigu cach mí ..., 10.4 .

8 ann 3 s. dat. m. and n. form of i + pron.

Freq. to be translated there, therein : bid [prec]eptóir cách and `every one will be a teacher there', Wb. 13a13 . maní bé est ánd tuas ┐ mad argumento bes ant, Ml. 14d1 . issed inso nád chumaing ara-n-ísar and ` 'tis this which cannot be found there', Sg. 209b13 . robatar indsin (rectius and-) etir da tráth din ló, RC iii 184.28 . teid Conán onn (=ann), Duan. F. i 67.29 . feirinnsgne sáoi ┐ flaith : an sáoi, an flaith as cóir ann, IGT Introd. 9.7 .

Used predicatively

(i) with subst. verb expressing existence and in identification clauses : ma beith nech and tra labrathar ilbélre `if there be anyone who speaks many languages', Wb. 13a4 . tuc an ingin aithne gurbh 'e righ Eirenn do bí ann, Ériu iii 152 § 6. rofiarfaig Fechin don rigain scéla in claim ┐ ro innis do gur 'uo he Isu ro ui ann, RC xii 344.15 . is é droch-nós do mhothaigh do bheith ann, TSh. 359.

(ii) with other verbs : fagham saor ann dá mbudh eol let me find an artificer who would know, Dán Dé ix 24. is tú thug na haibhne ann | 'sna maighre ar fhud na habhann, vi 38 .

Used pleonastically :

(i) with clauses introduced by áit : Cath Bhealaigh Féile ... áit ar thuit iomad do Mhuimhneachaibh ... ann, Keat. iii 2338.

(ii) anticipating a follg. adv. or adverbial phrase : is and rogab ar tús tes it began in the south, RC xvii 416.24 . is and ata mo chumachta comlai[n]d am chlaidim, TTebe 1309 . is ann batar dá dhuirb isin uisci there were two worms in the water, RC vi 175.44 . = is amlaid: is and ro boí Cu Chulaind iar mbéim dei a lened ┐ in snechta immi, LU 5856 . is and ra buí Finnachta oc imbirt ḟidchilli, LL v 39060 . is ann buí-seom: oc sním irchomail fo Grip, SCano 238 . ? atá ann = atá amlaid, Celtica xii 190 : atá and iarom conid hé ainm in cnuic Forgemen, LU 5830 .

(iii) in a rel. clause expressing identity : as é as faoisidin ann, gerán tuirsech doní an pecach, Mac Aingil 165.10 . is eadh is treas bás ann .i. bás na péine, TSh. 1948. Contrast : issí poetica licentia and tormach inna á , Sg. 31b12 .

B. Folld. in O.Ir. by acc.

1 Denoting place whither : i nníulu `into the clouds', Wb. 25b23 . tri dul isna lucu arda, Ml. 23d23 . dulluid Pátricc o Themuir hi crích Laigen, Thes. ii 241.5 (Ardm.). aratesed b isin sillaib tánaisi `that b should pass into the second syllable,' Sg. 21b9 . corop si cetathe ... hi tech n-óil that she go first, LU 8825. tecmaltar a insce dó hi teora bríathra his statement is gathered into three words, Críth G. 40. a guin inna dí chúlaid, 538 . snáidsiunn in sab slúagach | i sossad n-ard n-óiblech `into the high sparkling station,' Fél. Sept. 21. arna tailctis isa ndún, Trip.² 1464. do ḟeitheam a long ... as ┐ ind `to watch his vessels (going) out and (coming) in,' RC xvi 142.6 . cloictheach ... ┐ eoin duba diairme índ ┐ as `passing into and out of it,' xvii 394.32 . ar dhol ionnsa bhfiadh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1173. gan dul isin mbelach mbodhba sin, ML² 337. éirg i férmaig Taillten tall, Ériu iv 106.2 . a chroch dhearg i ndeachaidh Íosa, DDána 2 § 15. dat. for acc.: arna digsed i nUlltaib, Ériu viii 175.3 . rachaidh i sosadh aingeal, TSh. 801. téidheadh isteach i bpurgadóir Phádraic, Keat. i 48.65 . ná heirg i slánaibh síotha, TD 15 § 45.

2 Denoting state into which : ar cor hi far selbad-si `into your possession', Wb. 8d26 . dotháod som im muindterus ndé, Mon. Tall. 134.31 . ros-lá i socht na h-Ulto, ScM. § 9.1 . is inna réir tíagait `they submit to him', BDD² 791. dol ina troid `go to fight him', Duan. F. i 79.3 . go ndeach mo chorp i gcaoile, Dán Dé vii 23. do chuaidh i dtarbha don tsagart (of a prayer), L. Cl. A. B., 20.12 . Apparently folld. by dat. : co ndechaidh i muinighin Brighte (? or read mBrighte), RC xxvii 292.y . docuadur a millsi brīathar ┐ a cāine comrāidh re chéile, ZCP vi 105.9 .

3 After words denoting hope, trust, belief, respect, liking, attention, etc., and their opposites: ní intiu fadesin dorecachtar `it was not in themselves they hoped', Ml. 53b11 . do neuch no-dn-eirbea ind `that shall trust in Him', 51b10 . tri chretim i n-Ísu `through belief in Jesus', Wb. 3c2 . gan cás at anam agad `not to care for thy soul', Ériu viii 195 § 4. tuigther dhún ... gurub faill tug 'nar tegmáil `that he has neglected our quarrel', iv 216 § 17 . ni raibh cadhas aige i gcill no i dtuaith `he recked naught of ...,' ZCP iv 398.5 . a menma indeḟeithmech dogrés i nDia, RC ii 400 § 42. in midochus dobi acu annsa tor do cosnum, xix 282 § 212 . uair is iniud ata mo tairisi ┐ ni ha caruit cumachtaig ele, TTebe 3673 . san tsúil ... ná cuir suim (dat.), DDána 8 § 5. déin trocaire orainn do réir ar ndochais ionnad, Parrth. Anma 9.2 . d'egla go ccuirfidhe amharas na bhas, Ó Héodhusa 63.8. dimbríogh do thabhairt san uile ní, TSh. 343. dúil ag duine i gcraos ┐ i ndrúis, 396 .

4 After verbs of changing, putting, dividing, ending the acc. is more common (but see supra A. 6) : cona tintuuth i mbélre n-aill `with their translation into another language', Wb. 13a1 . in tan domberam ar menmain intiu co lleir `when we give our mind to them diligently', Ml. 21a8 . fodailter i cóic libru `is divided into five books', Hib. Min. 46. forceinnfitis anmmann inte `nouns would be ended in it', Sg. 6a6 . co ro-deglad a ndeich renda, PH 1212. gurb i luaithreadh do claochlódhthaoi é, TSh. 300. do chuir sin do thuicsin innti curbé Gaibriel aingil ticced do labairt ris `made her understand ...', Maund. § 126. i n-am cruais dá cur im chúis `will be brought against me in my day of trial', Studies 1933, 140 § 12 .

5 Various abstract meanings.

for, on account of : nimbia durata ind `he will have nothing to give for it', Ml. 57a13 . connabáe níi indid n-ingaba á chocubus `for which his conscience may reprehend him', Wb. 11d8 . i ngabál (sic) lóge `for taking pay', 16d4 . bó i ndéicsin [n-]ind for looking into it, Críth G. 211. ca hindeochad do-bérad in rí forru ind (in punishment) for it, BDD² 196. do-gníth in chomairle hísin ┐ do-bertatar glindi ind di síu ┐ anall on both sides securities were given for it, 421 . esrócartha isan ngním sin | seasca lanamna, Snedg. u. Mac R 12 § 50. dobértar dā boin 'sa mboin ┐ dā cháirigh 'sa gcāeirig, Fianaig. 72.18 . doté(i)t aitire ar ḟer feras in fuil i córus [n-]othrusa, i mboin (`an aitire goes surety for the man who inflicts the wound for [his due observance of] the rule of sick-maintenance, [i.e.] for a cow [as penalty for non-observance ?]', tr. Ériu xii 83.26 ), Críth G. 53. ainmnetach ret ... cride ... rig nime i nnach dortai in doman ... fudomnuibh pian `in that He doth not ...', Ériu ii 118 § 56. Contrast : tucc buidechus do Día in a tindlaicibh, ZCP xi 128.26 .

Cf. indid Niall ... ro malart since it is N. ..., AU i 438.26 . faelid-sem ... hi nglen luch inna gerchrub, Thes. ii 293.24 ( SP ii ). indid Alend is dún fás, Hail Brigit § 14. inid mo athair ... ortabairsi, BDD² 737. olc i n-a ndligend bás d'fhagbail `for which he deserves', PH 2719.

as (see GOI §249.2 ) : tabeir i taurchreicc céile as a fief for a client, Críth G. 252. fáccaib in .vii. maid mboin ... i fochraic in tíre as payment for the land, 94 . gebtit iudei i n-apid, Wb. 26a8 . dobreatha i n-asgaidh dhó as a gift, TBC-LL¹ p. 367 n. 6 . i llóg a batsi `in payment of his baptism', BColm. 10.17 . dia ndechadh ... iom giolla fo[glamma] i n-Espain `als Lehrling', TBC-LL¹ 5662 (Stowe). ar is īatt robói ana farrad ann a fían a saert[h]a `as his protecting fian', BColm. 94.8 . a screbull a todúsc[th]e as fee for bringing him back to life, ACL iii 226.2 (= i screpall, RC xxvi 370.27 ). gur marbhadh é féin 'na éiric, Ériu i 102 § 63. go dtug Brian fáinne óir ... i n-almsain ar altóir Árda Macha, 82.3 . i comhardha na mīrbaile in token of the miracle, RC xxvii 300.14 . ro íarr a n-impidhe `as a request', Fl. Earls 50.23 . co tarttsat a mbú ... i lón sloigh día n-amhsaibh `as provisions', Hugh Roe 68.14 . dat. i forciull ar cainte `as a testimony of', PH 1576. a n-eisimplair ogachta na hi Muire, D IV 2, fo. 45c37 .

II Time.

1 With nouns of time : (a) with dat. to express point of time, (b) with acc. to express duration.

(a) isind óin uáir, Wb. 25b16 . hi cach láo, 4b21 . hi tossuch, 5c16 . i n-aimsir in tindnacuil-sin, Ml. 55c1 . i n-aínib ┐ domnachaib ┐ chorgasaib, Críth G. 145. isin blíadain, Fél. Prol. 281. fíach n-aidci lúoin do tabairt isind Sathurn, Mon. Tall. 137.3 . isin laithiu i rrogénair, BDD² 111. a láoibh áille `on fine days', Ériu ix 168 § 44. lim congébat sind ló baga, TBC-LL¹ 444. i n-aimsir thēchtai at the prescribed time, Ériu i 218.22 . a[n] nemlabhuirt a n-aimseraibh airithe, v 130 § 47 . i ló an mheasa `on Judgment Day', Dán Dé x 6. re sidi ... ngaithi inn a[i]msir gairb, TTebe 2403 . i ndeireadh bheatha, TSh. 885.

(b) is dia bendachthe isna bithu `He is God, blessed for ever', Wb. 4c4 . ní tremfeidliget immurgu issa suthin `(they) do not endure for ever,' Ml. 21d4 . i flaith Conaire in the course of C.'s reign, BDD² 229.

*1 (With verb) when : inraptar lán[a] a c[h]óic blíadna 'when he was five years old' TBC-I² 537 . hi nglen luch 'when a mouse sticks' Murphy Lyrics 2 § 6 . hi tucu cheist 'when I understand … a problem' ibid . imsa naídiu 'when I was a child' 86 § 5 . imbu macán when He was a small boy Blathm. 90 § 1 . inde-cluinethar ... inden-aici 'when he hears it ... when he sees it' AM 18 § 59 . i mbi 'when it is' CIH ii 529.20 , Pagan Past and Christian Present 26 . Succat a ainm i tubrad 'Succat (was) his name when he was carried off' Thes. ii 308.18 , Ériu lvi 41 n. 58 . 2 ann = then, in that case :

in tan mbís diabol n-airech désa lais is and is aire désa dia n-eper[r] ..., Críth G. 258. is and is rí(g) in tan dodnimmchellat dréchta[i] gíalna[i], 569 . ar fochraic tucustar duine a fearunn ann-sin, Laws iv 136.7 Comm. is and dixit in ben thereupon , ScM. § 3.4 . in tan ro ngabsat na curaig tír, is and robuí Mac Cécht oc béim tened i mBruidin Dá Derga, BDD² 479. is ann sin trá do-luid Conaire íar Slighi Chúalann, 429 . ba forpthi, anōraigthe a lá-sa ar na mirbuilib imdaib-si forcóemnacair and, Ériu ii 196 § 14. cuirid daeine úaisle comurtha ... ara n-aighthib, óir ann is dóig léo fein co ra bíattis uáisle 'sa doman `for then they think ...', Maund. § 158.

Pleonastically after nouns denoting time, when these are used adverbially :

do-luid feachtus n-ann dar aenach mBreg Léith `once upon a time', BDD² 2. a mbūi-seom laa n-and for Bendaib Bairchi one day, Ériu ii 22.5 . luid C. fecht n-aen ann do accalldaim in ríg, RC vi 175.52 .

III With nouns denoting occasion or circumstance : i cach caingin `in every dealing', Wb. 25b5 . isin tsenmim dedenach `in the last call', 13d18 . ar mu sémi-se ... isnaib fochaidib, Ml. 22d1 . foghlaim ad lenph when thou art a child, Ériu v 134 § 82. co mbo ḟortachtaigthid do Pátraic ┐ co mbo dítnith in cach guasacht ┐ co mbo comdídnad iarsna saethraib, ACL iii 10.13 .

IV Frequently forming prepositional and adverbial phrases, e.g. i n-agaid against, opposed to : gē mōr do shluaguibh ... biadh ionn bur n-aghaidh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1907. armad treisiti a nert ind aghaid a namhat, Ériu viii 174.15 .

i cend

(a) against : do scáin in comla 'na cend `the door burst in towards them', Ériu iv 118 § 28. nach tuigit a nguasacht no go tecat lucht innill na sás-sin i n-a cend, PH 7739. coimēirghi na cōig cōigedach i n-a c[h]enn, ML² 1136. ná digis t'aenur | i cenn ríg Temra, SG 365.10 .

(b) as well as, in addition to : cech cúmsanad hi cend a chele, PH 3647. do-chuirfed tuilled i n-a chend, 7730 . cion Eabha i n-aghaidh an Dúilimh | doirbh téarnamh ó théid 'na cheann `when others are added to it', Dán Dé iii 16 .

i cinn at the end of : hi cind nói mblíadan, Ériu iv 94 § 12. conarba luga hí hi cind mis oltás orcc cránai, PH 7210. hi cind Ruis Omna `at the head of ...', BColm. 82.19 . i ndead after : i ndead innanísin, Sg. 1a5 . regad i nbar ndīaid, TBC-I¹ 509. amal atberum i n-ar ndiaid, PH 63. i ndegaid after : cech consain i ndegaid araile, Sg. 7a4 . foraindi ┐ for ar maccaib i n-ar ndegaid, PH 2731. i ndochum towards : ronfáid ... i ndochum n-Iffirn, SR 1856. i ndorus in front of : for-ránaicc ... a ndorus a lis, BDD² 1514. i ndorus do thige, ScM. § 11.5 . ro cing Poimp indorus a pupaill for in eac[h] sin, CCath. 4738. i ndorus Ierusalem, ACL ii 144.22 . suidis Cáilte ar in carn i ndorus in dúin, SG 139.10 . i fochair along with, in the company of : is it fhochair-siu bed-sa, CCellaig 789. am f[h]ochair, ML² 774. i fus here : in slog biid i fus, SR 4537. in tan nad bi Adam hi fos, 1193 . fad gairit bias Cáilte ibhus, SG 139.x . Somet. of this world as opposed to next : na da bethaid iarsa fhognann (MS. ḟogh-) cech iresech i-fhos (MS. i ḟos), PH 3547. do nirt a shúalach i-fhus (leg. i ḟus) i nnert a fhochraice forórda ┐ a bethad suthaine thall, 4674 . i lleth with, in the company of : ní-terpi illed nach áili `thou dost not trust thyself with anyone else', Wb. 1d10 . hóre attá innar leid `because He is with us', 4b11 . Colmān ... im leth `by my side', BColm. 94.23 . dire so fuil i leth inneic is dir do biadh along with what is due ..., BCrólige § 17 n. 4 . i leth fri in regard to, with : batar ... i nilar comperta i lleith re mnaibh ilarda `in many unions with several women', BCrólige § 57 n. 7 . is cinntech i leth fri Dia ┐ ecinntech i leth fria dainib `finite to God, infinite to men' (of the number of the angels). PH 6218. cen co derntar gabail ... i lleth friu `though an attack be not made.in regard to them', BCrólige § 37 n. 2 . iss ed fodera in comrorcu sin dam il-leth frit-sa that caused me to doubt you, MacCongl. 57.6 . i tossuch at the beginning : i tossoc[h] ná epistle, Wb. 14b2 . i tosach nach lae, CCath. 3807. adv. a n-as irchride is hed doralad hi tossuch, Wb. 13d8 . i tús at the beginning : indroet som sochaidi hi tús `at first he had received many', Mon. Tall. 135.17 . i suidiu then, thereat : ro-boí buille dar áo i suidiu, ScM. § 18.4 .

ingnad, ingnáth

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Forms: d'ingnud, ingnuth, inganta, n-ingnad, ingantaib, ingnam, ingnáth, iongna(dh)

adj o, ā (4 in- + gnáth). d s. d'ingnud, SR 336. ingnuth, Imr. Brain § 2. n p. inganta, LU 1970. g p. n-ingnad, ZCP v 496 § 3. d p. ingantaib, BDD² 455. The form ingnam occurs three times : ca hingnamh cin agam féin, IT ii2 116.29 . nírb ingnam ríghi ṅhĒrenn ... do beith ag Finn, Fianaig. 86.10 . is ingnamh ní dfághail, Hard. ii 290. n.b. The form ingnáth (: cách, LU 3718 ), a later re-formation from gnáth, is frequently used in contrast with gnáth and sometimes independently.

I strange, wonderful, remarkable, unusual, unfamiliar: is i.¤ linn a n-adciam `we marvel at ...,' Ml. 16c5 . ba i.¤ lium, Thes. ii 291 § 1 ( Ml. Poems i ). nīrb i.¤ | i tig Chrundmāil ... | salann for arān cen imm, Bruchst. i § 75 . in mnái i n-étuch ingnuth, § 2. dor-riagat ilardae uisscib indberaib ingantaib `with wondrous waters,' BDD² 455. is i.¤ mad brónach frimsa innocht, 277 . gach maith ... etir biad ocus cuimtig ocus eccuimdig, etir gnath ocus ingnath, IT i 137.28 . ba hi.¤ sin i nduine nár lég littri no légend ina óitid, Lat. Lives 100.13 . ní hi.¤ limm cid marb `nec mirum ...,' 13.2 . bale ingnad cíar bo gnád `wonderful though not unknown,' SCC² 477 ( LU 3667 ). airechta écsamla inganta and, LU 1970. is adbul ... ┐ is i.¤ fria innisin sudigud inna catrach, 2074 . is me ra chunnig in coibchi n-ingnaid na ra chunnig ben riam remom, TBC-LL¹ 30. fér (read fer) écosca ingnaid of strange appearance, RC xiii 442 § 18. o comla nad bud i.¤ a coibeis do beith for ain, Laws i 140.26 Comm. cidh be aighaigh, gnath no ingnath `whatever death, usual or unusual,' ii 170.17 Comm. i.¤ an clu ata oruibh-si, CF 452. ciarb i.¤ la Sen-Garmain unknown to, Metr. Dinds. iii 246.56 . gnim n-i.¤ n-indligtheach ... .i. ingnath ara ainmenci, Auraic. 101. a tírib ingnadu, a tirib gnath, ZCP ii 315.2 . is ingnáth lium ce hiat na sluaigh ud, vi 77.33 . guth na n-én n-ingnad, v 496 § 3 . ingnadh mh' aisling a nEamhuin `wondrous my vision,' O'Gr. Cat. 334.28. én ┐ etaidi ingnathae na hAffraici, CCath. 3206. i.¤ bearar in slúaiged `strangely is the hosting carried,' Ir. Review 1912, 250 § 12 . ga srotha innalta as ḟearr | locha inganta Éireann, IGT Decl. ex. 2065. sgél iongnadh, ib. § 178. do bhreith iongnáith éagcosmhail, Content. v 28. atcluin cach, etir inggnath ┐ gnath `both common and uncommon,' AFM i 478.11 . is iongnadh an dáil dóibh, nach tuigid ..., TSh. 109. gurab álainn oireaghdha bhíos anam an fhíréin, ní nach iongnadh `which is not to be wondered at,' 1328 . nach iongnadh anois nach bhfuilmid cumasach air aoin-ní smuaineadh uain féin, Donlevy 210.z . ? To this : moltai nui ingainti nad rocheta riam `new unmade praises' (gl. inusitata carmina), Ml. 115b4 . Compar. and superl. is inganto ... a mbeó, LU 5164. ní hinginta a tabuirt isin mbec iná gabail isin mór, Laws i 270.18 Comm. conad iat tri neichi is inganta, v 426.9 Comm. mirbuil bud mo na bud ingantu inas, PH 33. in sét ... is ingantu fūair Find, Fianaig. 50 § 25. atá toirrcheas uasal álainn | is ionganta 'mar iadh brú, Aithd. D. 70 § 12. Equat. nī dechaid ... | marbān badid n-ingnathar, Bruchst. § 102.

II Freq. used as a subst. o, n., later o, m. IGT Decl. § 49.6 . Mod. Ir. iongna(dh).

(a) a wonder, a marvel, a miracle ; (of a person) a stranger (as opposed to gnáth an acquaintance) : cid armad machdad anísin ol atá lee dano an ingnad so `since it has this marvel,' Sg. 167a4 . in rí ... | doarfaid dún cach n-i.¤ , SR 326. déca cach i.¤ ar n-úair, LU 3605. in ben a tírib ingnad 'the woman from the lands of wonders', Im. Brain² 33 § 1 . dia hordaib écsamlaib ┐ dia ingantaib, 2076 . do-rala i.¤ mor mirbolldai and, PH 143. inganta Eirend uili | eter tráigh ocus tuili, ACL ii 145.26 . co n-umle, co n-āilgena | fri hingnad, fri gnādh towards stranger and acquaintance, iii 320 § 94 . medrait gnáith ┐ ingnaith, ZCP xi 83 § 26. in t-ochtmad i.¤, fochlaid fil i tír Guent, Todd Nenn. 116.7 . beg in t-iongna buadh gá buidhnib, O'Gr. Cat. 507.6. go bhfaicinn a míola mára | mó gach n-iongnadh, Measgra D. 42.20 . ma théid fear d'íarraidh iongnuidh (: Toirrdhiolbhuigh), IGT Decl. ex. 1298. go ttiocfa an comhartha nó an t-iongnadh a gcrích, Deuteronomy xiii 2. Folld. by clause introduced by cia, cé : cia hingnad imorro ro-boi and iar fhír, cia no-dechsad hi curp ..., PH 6749. machdath ┐ ingnad lim-sa ... cia no thescfad ..., TBC-LL¹ 743. neimhiongnadh gin go ndeach dhíom | mo thoirse ..., Aithd. D. 23 § 18. Folld. also by vn. : cá hingnad ét ┐ ferg do dúscad air-sium ?, PH 7725.

cuirid i n-i.¤ wonders at: ná cuir i n-iongnadh ... | a bheith ós chách i gceannus, Content. vi 18. i n-iongnadh ní curtha dhúinn ... we should not wonder at, 15 . ní cóir a gcur i n-iongna | breatha ... an Tighiorna `we must not wonder at ...,' A. Ó Dálaigh lii 37. agá chor i n-iongnadh créad as a gcuireadh Dia an cor so nó an cor oile dhíobh, TSh. 5304. cuirid i n-i.¤ ar wonders at ... in: níor chuir mé i n-iongna oruibh ... gan bheith I did not wonder at your not being ..., Aithd. D. 41 § 5. baoi do dhuthracht im dhálaibh Erenn do iomchoimeud ag na senchaidhibh nár chuirthe i n-iongnadh orra fios da fhoirlethne dhá ffuigfidís, Geneal. Tracts i 14.2 .

ina i.¤ ar to be wondered at by (or in) : dá mbiadh in a iongnadh ar aon duine cionnus b'fhéidir a rádh gur Dia gach Pearsa dhíobh if anyone should wonder ..., Eochairsg. 38.11 . ráth na ríogh dha thoil go dtiobhradh | ná bíodh soin 'na iongnadh air let no one be surprised that he should ..., L. Cl. A. B., 237.8 .

(b) wonder, astonishment: ro gab ingnad in dóirseoir acá faicsin, SG 240.7 . ná bíodh oraibh a n-omhan ná a n-iongnadh, Keat. Poems 814.

Dimin. as npr. m. Ingnadan, ferleighinn Cluana hEraird, AFM ii 938.2 .

1 loc

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n o, m. (Lat. locus)? log lag, IGT Decl. § 69.

I

(a) place (in general, usually inhabited or intended for habitation): log .i. inad, O'Mulc. 16. ab hibernis locis .i. ō locaib imechtrachaib mundi, 700 . locc i mbítis prim-sacairt oc irnigdi, Wb. 10d15 . i ccach lucc i mbet Cristidi olchene, 7d1 . locc rélto et foilsichtho `locality of explaining and manifesting', 12d15 . in l.¤ lesom hic arnaib aitrebthidib (referring to `Sion'), Ml. 144c3 . cia l.¤ sainriud dia regtais gl. in morem pecoris, 99b10 . tri dul isna lucu arda, 23d23 . l.¤ i mbiat arma gl. armamentarium, Sg. 35a13 . i lluc dub dorchu, Fél. March 9 . is fri cathardu ┐ eclaisi domiditer luicc .i. primluic, p. 2.5 . alaili locc ná ranic int uisci (in a house), Trip.² 119 . Temair . . . cech locc as mbí aurgnam dēicsi iter mag ┐ tech, Corm. Y 1212. discretus locus .i. log discre[i]tech, 408 . Caisil .i. . . . cīs dobertha ō feraib Ērenn cossin luc sin, 391 . i ndorus eccalsa . . . i lluc lére `a place of piety', Ériu iii 100 § 25b . lāifitir la rī[g] grēine / a l.¤ pēine fadeoid (of Hell), 30 § 11 . ructha Pól cu locc in díchennta, PH 1869 . ro-aittrebam isna hinata sin ┐ na lucca iar-sin, 757 . dia pecdaige nech i llocc airithe, issed is techta dó imgabail in luic-sin, ┐ dul i llocc aile do aithrige ind, 6454 .

(b) Extended applications. dwelling (place), habitation: inna diamri no inna imdoirsea inna l.¤ cossecarthae gl. domorum claustra, Ml. 92d5 . locc umdaingen umat cona ōendorus, ZCP iii 29 § 4 . roba locc do Dia in cride-sea, ACL iii 232.31 . for cubus cáich inna lucc `each in his cell', Ériu iii 100 § 26 . di cech rét etir locc ┐ ēdach ┐ dig ┐ bīad, ZCP iii 29.2 . plot of ground, site : logg di ṡubuip, K. and H. 21 . asbert Fiacc . . . nand rigad con tísed Patricc do thoorund a luic lais ┐ dia choisecrad ┐ co mbed húad nu ggabad a l.¤ , Thes. ii 242.6 (Ardm.). dochuaidh Fursa . . . d'iarraidh luic ┐ ionaid i ngébadh, RC xxv 388 § 1 . luid tar lār luic / īar mbēimmim chluic caillech combrass, ZCP xi 149 § 7a . Of ships, anchorage: do chuireadar amach . . . a laoidheanga as a leapthaibh ┐ as a lógaib leathna, ML 44.26 . Of a defensive position or precinct: seacht ngadhair do ghadhraibh puill / leis gach laoi im lug an anaim, Aithd. D. 50.25 (cf. toghla an chraoi, 24 ). lucht fill nach lá im log / gá dtá sinn dar slad besieging me, 52.19 . Of a place or spot on the body: ma gorith l.¤ cith ine chuis nú ine láim, Thes. ii 245.36 (Cambr.) (loch, MS.). tanic . . . fuil . . . a lluc in crechta moir-sin amach, PH 145. Of literary works, etc. place of origin or composition, etc.: cethardai condagar da cech elathain .i. locc ┐ aimser ┐ persa ┐ fáth airicc place, time, author and occasion, Fél. 2.1 . locc don laidse Teamair, Laws i 2.1 . l.¤ dī (i.e. don Táin) cētamus lige Fergusa . . . āitt in rohadnucht, ACL iii 3.2 . l.¤ do Seanchus hi samradh ┐ i fogmur [Teamuir] . . . ┐ Raith Guthaird . . . a l.¤ a ngeimrid ┐ a n-errach, Laws i 2.5 (the place where it was taught?). position (of words, letters, etc.): réil aersoilcthe beoil oca fogur isind luc-sin `manifest in the opening of the mouth at the sound of it in that position' (i.e. the position of m as the initial of a word), Sg. 14a16 . dia luc fadesin no do luc infinite gl. nomina videntur esse quae tamen loco infinitiuorum ponuntur, 154b1 . is beoaigti [is]ind luc-sa in fechtnach `in this passage', Hib. Min. 452 . in titail saingnusta adfesar do suidib ar cind inna llocaib sainredhchaib `in their special places', 290 . Of the sun: ro thaitne . . . in grian . . . fri re dí laithe cen gluasacht asin oenluc, LB 124 § 39. Of position in order: is fisid cid armad locc conesta ar tús, ┐ aimser isin lucc thanaisi, ┐ persan isin tres lucc, Fél. 2.3 . immaircidhi dano cidh isin caecatmadh lucc no beith in psalm n-aithrighe `that the psalm of repentance should be in the fiftieth place', Hib. Min. 204 . isin cuiced lug, Laws iii 70.z Comm .

II

(a) hollow, pit, ditch : is si ro ḟossaigh a chenn fri cloich . . . co nderna in chloch luicc ┐ cnuic ina chiunn, Cóir Anm. 273 . ro padar lana na sligthe ┐ na luic comfachraibe don ṡneachta, RC xlvi 235 § 6 . dorinne B. locc dia sail . . . ┐ do líon an bráon an locc, BNnÉ 179 § 34 . boi . . . locc mbecc . . . cechtar a dí leccoin a dimple, LB 148b33 . a lag a dhá súl, Duan. F. i 78.45 . srut[h] . . . ag imtecht . . . isna loguibh sin `ditches', ZCP vi 284.16 (equated with díg, 14 ). an uair bhíos dall a ccionn daill, tuited araon sa lag (in foveam, Matthew xv 14 ), Mac Aingil 4645 . cuirthear an lacht . . . i log ar lár an mhachaire `hollow', Keat. ii 1740. Fig. is log dómhain bēul na mban ccoimhthightheach `a deep pit', Proverbs xxii 14.

(b) burial place, grave : dona llocaib inro hadnaicit, LB 181b2 . co n-aurslaic in l.¤ a mbo (sic) Petar apstal hi Roim, Harl. 5280, fo. 36a (cited from O'Mulc.). fuarumar iarum tri luccai tra isin adnocul . . . .i. Stephanus isin cetna lucc, PH 1583 - 4 .

III In prepositional and adverbial phrases, i luc in place of, instead of: hi luc ranngabála gl. participii officio, Sg. 193b2 . co nducad b inná l.¤ `and b was put in its place', 17a5 . hi luc posit atá ego hic, 45a14 . corop `subsequens' tí i ll.¤ `precedentis', Lib. Hymn. i 64.56 . indles imorro do forbaid dib dul i lloc araili `for any accent of them to go in place of another', Auraic. 822 . totinsma daerchland ic dul / i ll.¤ saerchland re slonnud, LL 17906. Cf. do luc inna n-anmman inchoisc ceníuil `(in place) of the names of cognition', Sg. 28b4 . a lluc i lloc from place to place : for fainiul a lluc i lluc, LU 250 . rochumscaig Patraic a lluc hi ll.¤ , Trip. ii 396.30 . In the same sense, ó luc do luc: ō luc do lucc iter utmaille ┐ labhrai, Corm. Y 422.

In nn. loc. Lag an aonaigh, AFM i 22 n.u . Lag odhar, Reeves Ad. 429 . Lag an dobharchon, ibid.

Compds. With noun. ¤aimser (a dvandva compd.) place and time : comad hē so a logaimser, YBL 219b36 (see Wortk. 130 § 1 ). is e immorro ord fil isin libur so .i. a brollach ar tus ┐ a l. post, BB 299b41 .

With adj. ¤lán chock-full: tegh osda loclan do oig[edha]ibh, Aisl. Tond. 101 § 5 . glennṡuili loclīatha `grey-pitted', CCath. 4024 . ¤mór deep: go ndearntaoi láthair logmhór do shoicheadh ós cionn a ghlún dó ┐ do cuirthí innte é, Keat. ii 5198.

1 machtad

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Forms: machdad, machdath, machthad, magthad, machtad, machtnad, machtad

n m. O.Ir. machdad, usual form in Glosses: machdath, Sg. 6a9 , 65a1 , TBC-LL¹ 743 ; machthad, Wb. 18c6 , Ml. 47a15 ; magthad, Wb. 5a1 . Mid.Ir. machtad, later superseded by machtnad.

Wonder, astonishment; something wonderful or surprising ; transl. Lat. stupor, Ml. 25a9 , 46a19 , 68b9 ; mirus, 47a15 , Sg. 167a4 , 222a5 , BCr. 41d3 . machtadh no machtnadh .i. iongnadh, O'Cl. ar nach corathar i mmoth ┐ machthad, Ml. 68b9 . dobeir mac[h]dath for cach meild, LL 49b16 ( Hail Brigit § 3 ). nocorb éicen machta[d] no iṅgantus de cia no thísed, TBC-LL¹ 950 (machtnad, St.), cf. 1063 . ba mor a n-adhuath ar machtath ar [leg. an] sceoil great was their horror at the amazing portent, FB 96 ( ITS ii 122 , RC xiv 452 ). g p. mor machtad ┐ cnead ros-laiset . . . oc imaicsin na sét . . . ic a comroind they beheld with great wonder and many sighs, Alex. 385.

Generally used with cop. as pred.: cid armad machdad aní sin? why should that be wondered at? Sg. 167a4 . níbbu machdath betis grecdi it would not be surprising that they should be Greek, 6a9 , cf. 65a1 . ní machdath cid hí comasṅdís no wonder that it is in apposition, 222a5 . is machtath [machtad LU] a thraiti rombith in cethror it is wonderful how quickly the four were cut, TBC-I¹ 318. ni ba m.¤ daggním do denam dosom, 364 . nirbo machtadh cid he no beth ann, Lism. L. 1988. ba m.¤ menman . . . ina nderna, LB 235b45 . nír bhó machtadh gach aon ba inéchta do mharbhadh, AFM v 1730.11 .

is m.¤ limm I wonder, am surprised: is machthad limm a threte dorérachtid máam firinne (= miror quod tam cito . . .), Wb. 18c6 , cf. Sg. 6a4 . bá machdad leiseom aní sin, LU 9713 = ZCP iii 216 § 31. napad m.¤ libsi . . . airde na cruiche . . . tresngata na huile dúile wonder not that the sign of the cross traverses all the elements, Mon. Tall. § 85. ba m.¤ mor lasin escop in scel sin, PH 1076. ba mactad mor leis ind abairt dorigníset, CCath. 970.

Rarely used as vn. with obj. gen.: bai Cormac ic machtadh in chuaich ar imad delbh, IT iii 197 § 52. ic m.¤ .i. ag ingantugad secip ræta, Auraic. 5577.

2 ol

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conj. for, inasmuch as, since ; folld. by absol. form of vb. (rel. form in 3 s. cop.). In Ml. 29c10 : ol dun-aircibed (gl. quod erat . . . illatura), it seems used to translate the rel. pron. quod; cf. also 3a13 quoted below. Confined to O.Ir. and early Mid.Ir., and most freq. used with cop.

With cop.: ol, gl. quod (= because), Sg. 216b7 . ol as rann because it is a part, 25b8 (gl. quod syllaba pars est). is mo ro chéess Crist . . . ol is amein léic uait inna tuari no cari since it is so, cast from thee, Wb. 6c8 . ol is amein attáa for it is thus he is, 32a6 (gl. obsecro te pro meo filio, Philem. 10 ); cf. 13a13 . olais [leg. ol as] airchenn teicht do écaib since going to death is certain, Thes. ii 296.9 = uair is airchenn, ACL iii 215 z . ol am triamain tróg-sa for I am wretched, Fél. Prol. 26. do rígrad no molur | ol is tu mo ruiri, ib. 14 (ar v.l.). duit-siu, ol it fissi, | adsluindiu a taissi for they are meet to be known, ib. Ep. 335 (ol at v.l.). ol ní tiamdae tim-som, | ní émsither annsom since he is not slow, ib. Prolegomena 259. finta dún . . . ol at eola ecnai for thou art versed in lore, ZCP xi 109 § 16 = LL 52a17 [eala ecna, fcs.]. With other verbs: cid armad machdad anísin ol atá lee dano a n-iṅgnad so since it has this marvel, Sg. 167a4 . ni thibre ol ata co feirg because he is in anger, ZCP iii 212 § 23 ( LU 9655 ). ní theclaimtís feis Temrach . . . ol ni rabi rigan hi fail ind rig, LU 10718 ( IT i 118.30 ). foídis E. techta . . . do chuingid mná bad aldem . . . ál asbert ní bíad ina farrad acht ben, etc., 10721 ( IT i 119.28 ). ol ros-taurus for I have searched them out, Fél. June 26 .

Folld. by conj. ma: ol ma duintae-siu for (? which) if thou translate, Ml. 3a13 (gl. quod opusculum . . . si transtuleris). ná tuc an cláen for mo lighe; ol ma doghne, bid ifirnn duit for if thou do so, Anecd. i 72 § 197 (where ol is perh. to be connected with the cop. bid). See Thurn. Hdb. § 476 , §893 and Wortk. 32.

In the follg. exx. from Fél. Stokes sees a different word, which he equates with O'Donovan's ol .i. ocas: in rígrad doruirmius | ol is loimm de romuir `and it is (only) a sip from an ocean' (?), Fél. Ep. 42. céni eslind lib-si . . . ol am dedblén truag-sa `though you have no danger, yet I am a wretched weakling', 399 (possibly ol am is rather to be connected with words of the preceding stanza: atá sund . . . dedblén, céni etc. being parenthetical).

See also olṡuide.

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Forms: í, issi, issi, sí, is, s, sī

pron. 3 s. f., later also í. Lenites in O. and Early Mid.Ir.: issí thol dée . . . anísiu, Wb. 5c22 . is sí chíall, Ml. 94b17 . cisi chiall bís indib, Sg. 217a2 . is sí ḟlaith mucleithe insin, Críth G. 350 . is sí thorrach, IT i 67.4 ( LMU 1 ).

In O.Ir. Glosses, etc., with indic. pres. s. 3 of cop.: issi, Thes. ii 247.1 (Cam.). issí, Wb. 5c22 . Sg. 211a1 . issi, Ml. 45c9 . is sí , Wb. 28d24 . is, 4d18 . Thes. ii 227.32 ( PCr. 59a ). Absolute: s, Sg. 165b3 . sī, Thes. ii 348.4 ( Hy. v ).

The form í, hí first occurs in Early Mid.Ir.: conna hacced nech leo hí, IT i 74.8 ( LMU 11 ). nocharb í ind attrúag imnocht, Sc.M² § 22a . co raib hi isind achad ina ḟíadnaisi, Sc.M² § R 10 .

With emph. and anaphoric pronouns: is hí sin an cuíced bhruigen . . ., Sc.M², § R 1 . is hisin tra ingen iss coiri . . ., IT i 120.10 . ba sí sin tra adaig ro dálsat . . ., LU 9083 ( FB 83 ). sí sin aichni dobiur-sa forru, TBC-LL¹ 1247 . cathair i sidhe co n-ilimud n-oir, Stair Erc. 1224 . coimedadh si í fein co maith, 2451 .

No emphatic form occurs in O.Ir. Glosses; later: sis(s)i, sise, issi; Mod.Ir. sisi, sise: Brí Leth etárru: sisi i nDruim Chéu . . . heisom fris anair, Trip.² 992 . `dlegtair' or sisi `samaisci móra . . .', IT i 72.16 ( LMU 9 ). `ni pam slán-sa ám' or issi, IT i 72.1 ( LMU 7 ). armad sissi a ṡiur-sium cona hingenruid, IT i 144.32 . ol sise, BDD² 546 . ceist ol sisi cia th'ainmsiu, LU 10774 (TE). misi i nÉrind fós | sisi (isi, v.l.) hÉri fás, Ériu iv 130.x . `dá ndearnta sin' ar sise, TD 20.26 . atpert sisi, Stair Erc. 523 .

For usage cf. 1 é, 2 í.

I Immediately follg. copula: issí in bánmartre du duiniu intain scaras ar Dea fri cach réet caris, Thes. ii 247.1 (Cam.). is tol dǽ forchanat et ni sí dongníat, Wb. 30c12 . issí rún ind forcill-sin no pridchim-se, 28b7 . issí dano in chiall hísin araḟocladar som quando dicit . . ., Sg. 209b26 . is sí ḟlaith mucleithe insin, Críth G. 350 . is sí in bríg uile | serc mór . . ., Fél. Prol. 147 . bid sí ben bías im ḟarrad-sa, IT i 71.6 ( LMU 6 ). corop si cetathe . . . ria mnáib, LU 8825 ( FB 62 ). ba hí eóchain de ilenaib ilerda . . . atchondaic-sium, TBC-LL¹ 5068 . is sí an chúirtse . . . | uaimh an leomhain, TD 16.42 .

II With the interrogative: cesí, cisi, císí: cid chenél nó cesí aram `what is the gender or what the number', Sg. 197b3 . cisi chiall bís indib, 217a2 . co n-eperthae cia aiccent ┐ cisi aimser derb thechtas, 26a6 . císí suillse mór sucut?, BDD² 591 . cisi airm hi tá Labraid?, LU 3620 (H).

III With is, ocus and acht: Muire ógh is í re n-iodhnaibh, DDána 17.6 . ┐ sí ar snámh, IGT Decl. ex. 501 . is sí sobhúalta, ex. 1282 . ni bhí ag gach gabháil dar gheabh, | acht sí d'ḟagháil ar éigean, TD 17.4 . ┐ si co mbron ┐ co mímenmoin, Stair Erc. 1168 . ┐ í ard, TSh. 55 .

IV Independent: sí feisine it itself (viz. the letter l), Sg. 165b3 .

V As subject of copula: ar n[o]corb álic duitsiu hí, LU 4020 . sí ar ḟéagain dob éagsamhail `curious was it when considered', TD 15.30 . ógh do bhí gan iomdhaidh í, DDána 17.6 . dobudh uathbhásach . . . ré faigsin í, TSh. 55 .

VI As object of trans. vb.: taghaim í dom anacal, DDána 1.14 . cor cuir a mainistir caillech ndub . . . hi, Stair Erc. 889 .

VII As subject of passive vb.: sí le héigean go n-aghar | ni héidear . . ., TD 17.3 . do posadh ris í asa haithli, Stair Erc. 1141 . Cf. ni héidear í d'átaghadh, TD 17.3 .

VIII As subject of active vb.: rug báire ar gach aonlocht hí, DDána 32.5 . tháinig sí, 17.6 . gé bheith sí ar an slighidh móir, TD 7.25 . gur thruaill si a chorp uili, Stair Erc. 2509 . coimedadh si í fein co maith, 2451 .

IX Acc. after prep.: eidir sī ┐ in Rōimh, Fl. Earls 96.2 .

X As nominative with ol (see GOI § 408 , § 825 ): is midlachda no taí ol si, LU 8776 ( FB 58 ). `mórgním donringénsam' ol sí, TBFr. 138 .

2 úar, úair

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Forms: úair, úai, uá, húair, húair, hór, huare, uái, úara, húa, huaraib, uaire, uairib, uaire, óenúaire, óenúaire, úaire, úair, uair, uair, uair, uair, huaraib, indorsa, úair, ath-úair, húair, úair, húair, chētōir, uair, óenúair, n-óenúair, húair, óenúair, noenuair, oenuair, d[i]úair, uairib, d[i]uairib, uairib, úaraib, úar, úair, óir, úaire, óre, hóre, húa(i)re, huair

n (earlier ór) ā, f. (<Lat. hora) úair ab hora , Corm. Y 1281 . úai, IGT, Decl. § 14 . O.Ir. forms: n s. uá, Sg. 45b1 . n du. di húair , BCr. 31b2 . a du. di húair deac, 33b9 . g s. hór, Wb. 16b5 . huare, BCr. 25c1 . d s. uái, Wb. 16b5 . 25b16 . Ml. 82d9 . a p. úara, SR 226 , 7243 . g p. húa, Ml. 111a7 . d p. huaraib, Sg. 215a4 . Mid. Ir. n p. uaire, ITS xiv 76.11 ; 140y . d p. uairib, ITS xiv 138.8 ; 17 .

I

(a) an hour, the twenty-fourth part of day: cid do úair .i. cuit hóre `though it be for a season, that is, merely an hour' (gl. etsi ad horam), Wb. 16b5 . isna cumscaigthiu .i. húar du fodail són (gl. horarum momenta), Ml. 111a7 . teora cethramdin huare aequinocht indid mailliu a tuile ar cach óenlaithiu `three-quarters of an equinoctial hour,' BCr. 25c1 . arit di húair in signo, 31b2 . ni roig di húair deac, 33b9 . tricha lathi ... la dech n-úara ┐ lethuar, SR 226 . fri re n-uare, 2079 . boi occu fri re n-uari he, PH 808 . ro fhill G. gluine iarum fri re n-uaire, 1256 . fāsaidh an lā co sē hūairib dēg, ITS xiv 140.7 . is é is uair ann .i. cuid do na ceithre codchaibh fichead bhíos san lá nádúrtha, Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . is é an lá nádúrtha spás ceithre n-uaire fichead thosuigheas ó éirghe don ghréin go h-éirghe dhí an ath-uair, 12 § 8 . fóiridh an clár so chum feasa na huaire i n-éirgheann an ghrian ┐ i luigheann sí, 20y . ranntar an aimsir ... i n-uairibh, 6.2 . an uair do chlog `the hour of the clock,' 38.2 . an uair do ló, 42 § 3 . an uair do oidhche, 38 § 2 . cá hu.¤ do ló no dh'oidhchi díscaeilter in doman, RC xxiv 382 § 21 . fios na n-uaire, Corp. Astron. 44 , 23 . go maireann ... mí i n-aghaidh na huaire `lasts a month for every hour' 158.4 . i gcás nach dtiocfadh chum uaire iomlán, 148.20 . Attrib. gen.: clog uaire `a time-piece,' Corp. Astron. 42 § 3 .

A canonical hour : nachar léices trátha ná huaire riam ann a chéile ón ló ro gabas grada form `never have I suffered the canonical hours to run (unobserved) the one into the other' SG 41.12 .

With qual. adj.: ú.¤ chanónta a canonical hour : ag so an modh adeir an Eaglais na huaire canónta, Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . ú.¤ riachtanasach a necessary occasion 184 § 7 . ú.¤ ṡaothramail an hour of the working day (cf. Mid. Ir. lá saerda): do-ghní Eoin san 11 c. iomrádh ar na huairibh saotharamhla so, nuair adubhairt `erat quasi hora sexta' (Jo. xix 14 ), Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . ú.¤ thoileamhail an optional occasion 184 § 7 . ú.¤ chorradh an hour over 148 § 14 .

(b) a time or occasion; point of time: robbí uár recar less dígbail ind ḟolaid `there may be a time when it is necessary to diminish the substance,' Sg. 45b1 . cid do úair `though it be for a season,' Wb. 16b5 . fó hūair congaib Macc caille | caille ōs chinn sanctBrigte, `in a lucky hour', Thes. ii 329.2 . fós húar mad mé foglésed, Ériu ii 63 § 1 . ro-chomfhoicsigestar in uair, PH 3070 . do dhruid a núair rinn, Matt xxvi 45 . cuimnig in uair na raibe árach agut fén ort, PH 7391 . do-chonnarc uair, nár bh'uathadh dhíbh-se, Keat. Poems 1475 . olc sén uare `evil was the luck of the hour,' PRIA xxx C ix 267 ( LL 275b16 ); see 1 sén. biaidh uair ... | 's budh onáir libh uaigh d'fhagháil `the time will come when,' Dán Dé vii 31 . ro boí úar damsa di sudiu my time for that is over , BDD 162 . mōr n-uair often Rosa Angl. 26.13 . gach linmairecht d'uairip aderthor aiffrenn as often as Fl. Earls 210.19 . With 1 gar (q.v.): bid gar úar ani sin that will not last long LU 3344 ( SCC 13 ). bid gar uar dosom ón `short will his time be' BDD 144 .

A point of time, occasion, in various phrases, the fit, proper time (for doing something): bídh u.¤ ag an impidhe, `there is always some best moment for a request' PBocht 14.38 . dénam áenta ... do ba ú.¤ máelta dar múid, IGT, Decl. ex. 679 . uch, do bud u.¤ a denma | gen cor smuain guth Gaillberla, Irish Texts ii 14.27 . ní hú.¤ dénmha dethbire | do sdúaigh É. in t-athbhuile, IGT, Decl. ex. 3 . ní hú.¤ mheisnighe, ex. 571 . nach ú.¤ aithrighthi aignidh, ex. 898 . Cf. mé ag anmhain ré huair, PBocht 5.49 . With do of pers.: do bhréagnaghadh ní hu.¤ d'ḟior, Ir. Monthly 1919, 284.8 ( DDána p. 229 ).

With defining gen. of occurrence, etc.: ra síacht Fer D. u.¤ baeguil ... far CoinC., TBC-LL¹ 3829 . co hu.¤ m'éca, PH 3821 . ú.¤ éitsechta indí nóebP., Trip.² 3081 . ro foillsiccedh do B. u.¤ eitsechta an crossain, BNnÉ 53 § 50 . in hú.¤ [ḟ]escuir, Trip.² 1420 . co hú.¤ fessa `till the hour for sleep,' Metr. Dinds. iv 2.3 . gi bé adearair u.¤ óla, TD 10.17 .

óenúaire is used in the sense of

adj (a) passing, momentary, transitory : aisling énuaire a passing dream , Mac Aingil 230 . Esp. in: fer, duine (pl. lucht) óenúaire a passing guest, sojourner, accidental visitor : súil ré fear éanuaire d'ḟaigsin | sreabh féaruaine taisgidh tú `a passing guest' TD 29.25 . taisgthear ... mar ní iongnadh | re haghaidh ḟir éanuaire 16.25 . cia san ghurt ... | nách lucht aonuaire d'Éirinn `visitors' 17.18 . do chuir daoine chugam féin go minic pecadh do cheiliodar ara sagartuibh porráisti, do bhrígh go rabhas um dhuine enuaire, ┐ nách roibhi súil aca mh'faicsin go bráth arís, Mac Aingil 246 . ní buidheach fear aonuaire | a nGort Innse G. riamh, Tribes of Irel. 40.7 .

adv (b) at once, sudden : oenmac mná ... | ba marb do bidc oenúaire ( 4 Reg. iv 20 ) SR 7170 . an tan tainig saighead ghealáin do nimh chuige go bhfuair bás obann, aonuaire dhe, Hy Fiach. 20.15 . atreset ... a bás la brafad n-oenúaire, LU 2519 . tinaid ┐ erchranaid fri prapud n-oenuaire (ad instar puncti) PH 6062 .

ed úaire

n (a) an hour's duration : feadh éanuaire an lásoin linn `as one hour in length did that day seem to us' TD 11.23

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adv (b) more loosely, for a time, transitorily : in cu tic chucum fri head nuaire `on a passing visit' SG 57.2 . ní mhair maoin acht eadh uaire; | buaine a sheal daoibh ar ndáinne, L. Cl. A. B. 215.15.

Somet. úair is used to intensify a neg.: óclach d'E. ... cen ú.¤ n-omain, Metr. Dinds. iv 108.18 . trí maic ... Echach cen ú.¤ formait, 108.15 . ni thánic ú.¤ n-ómain no ecla dó riam, LL 20a24 . níor ghnáth leatsa ... imneadh aonuaire ar th'aigneadh, Ir. Monthly 1920, 541.19 ( DDána p. 208 ).

With various prepp.: is indí rombú foraithmitech side a taircitil beus cosin nuair rondchomallastar `till the time that He had fulfilled it,' Ml. 122d7 . cosin n-uair atbath Iosiaph, SR 3692 . cosin n-úair no ḟoad la C., IT i 71.10 . huand uair nundabertatar filistíndi (MS filistindai), ɔtanaic á frithissi, Ml. 82d9 . huand uair thall Noe a cheill de, SR 2557 . ond uair atbath Noe nar, 2681 . ond uáir thanic a amser, 4972 . ónd úair iarom oslaices hÉli in lebor, FA 33 . ond úair ro scáich dóib fíadach in t-slébe, IT i 74.1 . o'n uair tanic P. ... is-in cathraig, PH 1962 . o'nd uair ro-bam nóide, ar Iob, bam trócar ... fri bochtaib, 6105 . ón uair do gabus arm ar thús am láim, Comp. CC 95.23 . ón uair fár hiarradh thusa, TD 33.18 cf. 3.48 .

II Adverbial uses,

(a) without prep.; úair once, sometime in the past, formerly : ro bá u.¤ co haillemail `once I was joyful,' RC vi 186.8 (of poem). sometime, at sometime (fut.) : Oilech uasal fordergfa | u.¤ for Emain echtraife, LL 386b36 . occasionally, at times: ┐ ú.¤ ann aibidhit na ranna neimhe sin tortha, RC xxiv 379.1 .

uair ... uair now ... now; at one time ... at another time; sometimes, cf. Lat. modo ... modo: tobur Iacóp athriges dath ... u.¤ derg, u.¤ glas, u.¤ búaiderta ┐ u.¤ ele tiugh, Maund. 103 . da beidis na plaineid u.¤ budh luaithi u.¤ budh maille iat na ceili ┐ u.¤ ele na comnaighi, IT xiv 8.3 . da beidis tortha ... u.¤ and ar techt ┐ u.¤ ele gan enraed da techt dibh, 8.7 .

uair éicin sometime, once on a time (see éicin): ní mór dhíobh ... nách oide ... nó comhalta u.¤ éigin `sometime,' TD 2.20 . bheith fá chádhas ... mar do bhádhas u.¤ éigin, L. Cl. A. B., 69.108 . a fhios do thabhairt dó nach do réir oghuim do shíor chuirthear comhardadh, gé chuirthear ú.¤ éigin é, IGT, Introd. § 3 .

uair aile on another occasion, once : grian m'inntleachta ú.¤ oile `once' (metaph. of a friend), Studies 1918, 452 . Dia u.¤ oile | do chuaidh ó Mhoire ar mearughadh, PBocht 6.25 . mairg duit nar ḟéach u.¤ eile | ... sul gcuirtheá i gcás do chuntas, A. Ó Dálaigh xl 5 . fíor gur threabhsad u.¤ oile | ... na críocha soin, Content. xviii 60 . Cf. TD. 2.22 .

uair a time, any time, occasion; used after neg. with an intensive force : ní rabhadar riamh roimhe ... u.¤ budh neartmhoire iná anois, TD 26.28 . táinic L. roime do gabáil na hechraide ┐ nochan dechaidhsin riam u.¤ ba leisci leis dul dá ngabáil ná sin, Comp. CC 92.5 .

d p. huaraib=horis, interdum, sometimes : ní biat remsuidigthi friu huaraib, `sometimes there are no prepositions with them,' Sg. 215a5 . biit remsuidigthi huaraib cen briathra leo, ib. 6 . gnáth huaraib ar gressaib gal | glenaid luch inna línsam, Thes. ii 293.20 (Thurneysen reads this as a compd.: gnáth-uaraib, ZCP xi 308 ).

With cach, cech: cach uair is smacht whenever it is a case of `smacht' O'D. 1614 ( H 5.15, 13 ). gach úair da dtéighinn 'na theach, every time, whenever , L. Cl. A. B. 187.9 . gach u.¤ ro smuainedh si for na dubhailcibh, Études Celt. i 85.18 . gach u.¤ mhothócham guasacht, Ó Héodhusa 81y . gach u.¤ is féidir, Corp. Astron. 192 § 10 . gach u.¤ eile `at all other times,' TD 1.27 .

Cf. guidem frisin morchoimdid | in cech huair ar comráda ar soerad, SR 8310 . in cech huair formbia far ndail, 3511 .

In g s.: co mbered molt cech uare uadi do chairchaib mná D. `every time,' Thes. ii 336.43 . is sain dath ┐ écosc cacha húari tadbat fair, BDD 99 . is suairc immar glecait-siumh | tuile is aithbe co n-uaire, | imaseach do eccmaitt-siumh | sis is inís cech n-uaire, Anecd. ii 23 § 3 (of poem 3) . go dtí dhíot ar n-aithnighe | gach n-uaire d'éis ar dtuitme, Studies 1931, 437.14 . nó aní an ferg do-gríos a grúaidhe | no in derg bhíos gach n-úaire é ?, KMMisc. 172 § 21 .

Cf. armád cacha huaire dib bad marb ina maighin, Thr. Ir. Gl. 43 s.v. tamhlachta= cach ar ūair, Corm. Y 1233 . cach ar núair, LL 179b14 .

In phr. cach re, gach re (O.Ir. cech la) nuair alternately : gach ré núair, re sealuidheacht `by courses,' Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 363 ). cach rá n-úair trágid in pían díb, in n-úair aile tic thairsiu, LU 2166 ( FA 24 ). gach re n-úair ar clíathaibh cáoirt[h]inn | tíachair do bhúain t'aínp[h]ill orm, IGT, Decl. ex. 407 .

With art. and demons. so, etc., sin equival. to adv. of time: indorsa ` now ,' Wb. 12c35 , 14d28 . cia an uairsi éisdeas re ar gcor? | léirsgrios na huaisle an t-adhbhor, L. Cl. A. B. 121.31 . gearr uaimsi ar saoghal mur soin; | baoghal an uairsi ar n-anmoin, 134.36 . malairt tar an uairsin ann | ag uaislibh raghuirt F., 170.131 . an uairsin is é tarla | fan gcuing ríogh gan ḟreasabhra, TD 8.3 .

in úair chóir in due time: smuain ar aithmhéala an u.¤ chóir, A. Ó Dálaigh xlii 6 .

in ath-úair again : tar éis teachta dí an ath-uair (sc. the moon), Corp. Astron. 10 § 6 . 'gá chrochadh innte an athuair, `thereafter,' Dán Dé xx 22 .

cía (cá) húair when ? (adv. interrog.): gá hu.¤ ṡaoile do ṡaoradh ?, TD 1. 28 . mar nach feas do stiúrthóir na luinge ... cá hu.¤ nó cá tráth theilgthear ... ar tráigh í, TSh. 734 . uch ! mo nuar ! cá hu.¤ do-chífead | 'san riocht chéadna an glé-bhrugh ... ?, Keat. Poems 1561 . má fhiafraighionn tú ca hu.¤ do gheibhdis an caileach ..., Rule of Tallaght § 5 .

gibé úair whenever : gibé ú.¤ aigeórthur air, L. Cl. A. B. 159.173 . gidh bé uáir fhásaid síad te, tiaghuid as, Job vi 17 .

once, twice , etc.: fa gnath aca cet[h]ar-leabhar an tshoisgeil do leughadh ... uair san mbliadhain, Rule of Tallaght 89b . u.¤ nó dhó, TD 40.23 . u.¤ nó dhó sa sechtmain once or twice a week , O'Gr. Cat. 271 x . fuasgluim é dhá u.¤ nó 'trí, TD 22.11 . an duine ba ghile ... trí huaire `the fairest thrice over,' O'Rah. iv 27 . deich núaire, Gen. xxxi 7 . morán duairibh ... tri huaire, ITS xvi 24 § 18 =tribus uicibus. naoi n-uaire, CF 376 Eg.

With the ordinals: nó an tú do mheall meise féin | an chéaduair, a chruth soiléir `before' TD 40.18 . connradh na gColla an chéaduair `the ancient contract of the Collas,' 24.41 . a cheud uair, ni briathra De iad ... in the first place , Luc. Fid. 350.11 (see also under (b) below). an dara (O.Ir. indala) huair again , Ir. Monthly 1921, 373 § 9 . Cf. Dán Dé xx 40 . do imthigh sé an dara húair, Matthew xxvi 42 . In the phr. in dara (O.Ir. indala) huair ... ind uair aile at one time ... at another : Ri dosrat ... | in dara hu.¤ ¤, blaith iar mblai, | ind u.¤ aile ainbthechae, SR 95 - 6 (sc. the winds). Rí rorádi co dána | fri Moíse taidbsiu a lama, | i[n] dara hu.¤ ¤ dí ba clam, | ind u.¤ aile ba gléglan, 3819 - 20 . an treas u.¤ `a third time,' TD 40.23 .

a (h)úair literally suā horā, vicissim=in turn : cech fochaid a hú.¤ `each tribulation in turn,' Ml. 39c31 . conna facaib cech rainn á hu.¤ cen mes, 114b16 . for cech lín a hú.¤ , 115a14 . cáich a uuair `every man's in turn,' Thes. ii 235.16 . is caich a hu.¤ an aros so, ZCP viii 312.3 . ō'trīmed cach cōicer a ū.¤ , Corm. Y 1084 . intan adrímed F. hua B. cech coiciur a hu.¤ de sluag L. maic N., Corm. Bodl. p. 38 (rincne). di cech lín ronalt a hú.¤ , Hail Brigit § 15 . a Brigit 'sa tír atchīu, | is cách a ú.¤ immudrá (MS immudrí) `on which each one in turn has moved about,' § 25 . ní ar amlessaib in tslúaig | tíagu cech fordul a hú.¤ , LU 4721 . namberad iarum cách a hu.¤ dena maccleirchib dochum a tige leo, Ériu ii 222.24 . Cf. ar (h)u.¤ , ar n-u.¤ below.

For úa[i]re, óre when, since, because see under III below.

(b) with prep. : ar ú.¤ , (i)ar n-ú.¤ in turn: rodastroeth cech n-olc ar huair, SR 6553 . in rath deis cach rīg ar huair, Rawl. 122b53 (= dar éis chaich iar nu.¤ , LL 314b29 , Bruchst. § 132 ). iar cach n-áraim díb ar uair, SR 6825 . cāch ar ūair dīb, Corm. Y 1233 . im brāigid cach fir ar u.¤ dib, Ériu i 120 § 13 . as cech thír ar u.¤ , viii 70.94 . nombered iarum cách ar uair dina maccleirchib dochum a tigid leo, Mon. Tall. 155.6 . do bretha cách ar úair chuci, LU 10451 . is bith cáich ar úair immáredi siu, 9305 . is bith caich ar uair an bith so `this world is the world of everyone in turn,' AFM v 1804.2 . Cf. étarbae n-inderb n-indless etir cach ar uair, ar cach die in bithsa, ZCP xi 85 § 37 . no leicedh cech mell ar uair dibh uada, RC v 204 § 27 . luidhis ... gach leath ar u.¤ , Anecd. i 55 § 42 . dath fola cach ḟir ar úair, Metr. Dinds. iii 328.51 . a cend fo choim caich ar u.¤ , LL 273a20 . ac airim cach coicir ar n-ūair, Corm. Y 1084 . millfider ar n-aonta ar n-ūair, ZCP vii 302 § 3 . slemoin fri garǔ caich ar n-úair, 268 § 2 . iul ar Albain do fuairsem | ar nuair a hardaib Eirenn, O'Gr. Cat. 370.16 . do-chuaidh uile d'éug ar n-úair, KMMisc. 362 § 4 . Cf. 274 § 67 . ar nuair, LB 128a31 . 131b36 . ZCP x 415.17 . IGT, Decl. ex. 124 . TD 13.26 . Ir. Monthly 1928, 264.11 . Content. xxviii § 16 , § 19 , 47 . Dán Dé vii 2 .

iar n-ú.¤ later on : níor smuain réalta ṡluaigh ṡligigh | budh déanta iar n-uair d'ḟaoisidin `afterwards', TD 17.60 . bíaidh íar n-uair, ... | rí dhíbh féine ar chloinn na gColla `in due course,' SGS iv 142.19 . go smuainim iar n-uair Muire ar tonnaibh an taobhochta, Studies 1932, 433.5 . Cf. O'Gr. Cat. 370 , cited above.

ar u.¤ at a (the) time (hour) of: Art mac Aodha ar uair áigh | ba leis críoch Uladh d'urláimh, L. Cl. A. B. 37.11 . is ar uair mishein ro tusmedh thú `in an unblessed hour,' Études Celt. i 79.28 . air uair a bháis, Donlevy 38 . dá neamh-chaomhna ar uair éigin, Ir. Monthly 1921, 329.26 ( DDána p. 304 ). Cf. i n-uair, below.

Co húair : loc damsa ón ... co hu.¤ chéin, ZCP viii 312.1 .

In fo chētōir `sub primā horā,' statim: fo chetóir ` at once ,' Ml. 76a11 ; 93c10 ; 106c12 . fochetoir, 31d10 ; 32a10 ; 32d6 ; 42c24 ; 53a8 ; 96c10 ; 97d17 . fuchetoir, 90d12 ; 107c8 . focetoir, 24b17 . a fhaisitiu amal doragbaither focetoir, Rule of Tallaght § 16 . ni fochetóir (MS nipo hetóir), Wb. 4c35 . Cf. i gcéadóir: Saorghus mhac Béic ... | ríoghthar le cách i gcéadóir, ` forthwith ' TD 32.40 . beir mo bheannacht agceudóir (: Móir) | go ceann toighe na T., L. Cl. A. B. 124.2 . díobh i gcéadóir cion na drúise, Dán Dé xxxi 34 .

i n-uair at a time, on an occasion : i n-u.¤ annuimh, Studies 1928, 451.13 . is fearr ... í iná i n-u.¤ eile `than at any other time,' Corp. Astron. 52 § 9 . in gach u.¤ bhus aonach `at all times when men assemble,' Ir. Monthly 1921, 289.11 ( DDána p. 326 ). With gen. often equivalent to a temporal clause at the time of, when : gabh a lé i n-u.¤ airce, L. Cl. A. B., 281.59 . mar réaltana i n-u.¤ oighridh `in time of frost,' TD 20.58 . i n-u.¤ altroim fhíoroinigh, L. Cl. A. B. 27z . i n-u.¤ a gcabhra i gcliathaibh, `when they are rallied in ranks of battle,' TD 10.6 . a n-ú.¤ dheaghla dhi `when she separates,' Studies 1918, 453.13 . i n-u.¤ éidtréine d'iomchar `in his hour of wretchedness,' TD 32.81 . mo dhíon i n-u.¤ mh'éigeantais, 15.40 . i n-u.¤ an fheicheamhnuis, L. Cl. A. B. 162.12 . i n-ú.¤ fhedhma, 261.95 . Ir. Monthly 1921, 329.23 ( DDána p. 304 ). i n-u.¤ leathranna an leinibh, TD 2.44 . i n-u.¤ obtha dh'ealadhuin, 31.10 . a n-ú.¤ ḟulachtaidh bfear bhFáil, IGT, Decl. ex. 1580 .

With def. article: san uair shólásda, L. Cl. A. B. 164.54 . a n-dorarṅgered o chéin | ... | ... | isindúairsi doroacht, at this time, now , SR 6364 .

isind óenúair , i n-óenúair at the same time, immediately : atcomlasom híc lasnahí dofuircifea bráth i mbethu et bebté et asséirset isind óinúair `in the same hour,' Wb. 25b16 . dorigni dé min is lúaith, | rochlaemchlai gne 'sind oenúair, SR 5412 . rodashicc isind oenhuair, 7636 . ro-híctha uli i n-oenuair ind-sin, PH 1594 . is e tra ro-hidpair míle edpairt do'n choimdid in-oen uair for altóir Dé, 3957 . ní gheibthea ór a rann uaid | acht an anam i naonuair `upon the very instant,' O'Gr. Cat. 578.31 . nocha i n-énuair amlaid sain | do chuir Dia i ndiaid in phecaid | imad cráidh ..., 467.13 . tabhruidh ní dhamhsa ar mo dhúain | a rí ┐ almsa a n-énúair, IGT, Decl. ex. 117 , Studies 1924, 570 . na trí tonna san taoibh thúaidh | guilid fa Art i n-eunúair, L. Cl. A. B. 263.154 . With cech: in met fordiṅgtis int sluaig | forbartais in cach oenhuair, SR 3680 .

frí húair at the hour (time) of: Ri dorat na deich plaga | forthu fri hu.¤ combaga, SR 3942 . fri hu.¤ mbáge, 5115 . cia leith focheird a chainchuaird, | tan nadbi fri huáir i fos | frithalmi in tsluaig i Pardos ?, 1199 . sacrafic do tabirt dond aos bís i llobrae fri huar mhbáis, Mon. Tall. § 56 . fri huair fergi, FDG 701 .

fri óenúair at the same time . cf. i noenuair , supra: rosdelb fri oenuair dia réir, SR 7864 . co tarmart tairbert int slúaig | fo thuinn talman fri oenhúair, 4124 . dia rohort ... fri óenhuair ... noi fichit mili ..., 7234 . ri rosaer ... na Ninuiandai fri oenhuair, 7386 . Cf. re héan-uair, Dán Dé xxxi 11 .

for oenuair at the same time : Ri dorimmart, ..., | i n-airc Noe f[o]r oenhuáir, | di neoch rothecht muir istir, | lanamain cach (leg. cacha) oenmil, SR 2502 .

d[i]úair sometimes : agus duair (v.l. uair) ann ceangailter na huisceadha millsi, ITS xiv 42.26 .

ar uairib at times : Rule of Tallaght § 7 ; § 15 . sliocht Ír bhós do bhídís sin | ós cionn Éireann ar uairibh, Content. xxx 9 . olc chuimhnighid ... a ró dísle ag díon gach ḟir do ṡíol an I. ar uairibh, ib. 2 . eidir ṡaorchlannaibh ṡíol Néill | do bhínn ar uairibh ainnséin `alternately,' TD 28.21 . ag roinn aoinleptha ar uairibh, L. Cl. A. B. 157.112 . ar úairip áirighthe `on particular occasions,' Fl. Earls 182.17 . sealuidheacht flaithis, eadhon, gach re mbliadha[i]n ag gach aon díobh ar uainibh (v.l. uairibh), Keat. i 222 .

d[i]uairib sometimes, at times : an uair thuiles an sruth sin doní mórán uilc dúairib ann, Maund. 188 .

i n-uairib aliquando, at times : ailiquando (.i. i nuairibh), IT iii 9 n. 6 . ni hi nuairib sercc De aice acht dogres `her love for God was not at times but always,' Thes. ii 332.23 (gl. on ūarach).

iar n-úaraib at times: ni bu iar núaraib nobíd ┐ tan œle nadbid serc Dé occi, Thes. ii 332.21 .

For: ónd ú.¤ , see above, I (b), end.

III úar, úair, óir; also úaire, óre (g s.) as subord. conj. introducing a causal clause= for, because, since (see Hertz ZCP xviii 121 ff. ; xix 240 ff. ) : huair dorochair Caïn ann | i ṅglinn Iosophath imgann, | ata fo choibchi chaire | cen toirthi, cen tarbaige, SR 2005 . huair dochuatar dar mo smacht | ... | dar dreich ṅdomuin, ... | dolecub tonngur ṅdilenn, 2425 . huair dorat in séire sáim | dia athair ... | ar huamun a bráthar dia brath | ni fitir cid dogenad, 2921 . Cf. 1353 , 1754 . Folld. by copula : ail dam ní d'athchomarc huait, | ... | uair is glandil dochial chain, 1207 . ni ragsa dó, ..., | huair im siniu hi tuistigud, 1848 . Caïn ibas dig dia fuil, | uair is mac diles Diabuil, 1964 . Cf. 4620 , 4816 . úar ní for fírduine rolaset a ngona, Thes. ii 343.43 . génait ┐ ní génaiter, úair is a síd dóib, BDD 84 (for further exx. see Wi. and PH Gl. ). nocotbia airmitiu glan, | úar na tabrai reir d'Adam, SR 848 . rogabussa huad innsain | ubull cosin ḟrithorgain, | huair ná fetar cia rét olcc | co facca mo bith lomnocht, 1335 . do chin huair nachatamar, | dogénat do clanna iar tain | dogres a cin d'imresain, 1406 . uair ná dernsam cuibdi ṅglé ... ronfáid ... cen buaid in-dochum n-Iffirn, 1853 . Cf. 1243 , 1579 , 2109 , 2597 , 3037 , 3190 .

In g s. hóre húa(i)re with same meaning as above; usually, but not always, followed by nasal. rel. (see Hertz, l.c.): hore is na naicci atái, Wb. 5b27 . hore is cuci rigmi, is ferr dún placere illi, 15c23 . hore am essaminse precepte as mo chuimriug is lia de creitfess, 23b7 . hóre ammi maicc lai et soilse na seichem na hí siu, 25c6 . is airi am cimbidse hore nopridchim in rúin sin, 27c22 . huare rombu imaircide do persin Moysi, Ml. 2b6 . huare nad robae ní do degnímaib leu, 15d9 . huare is hi tilchaib ardaib. nobitis adi, 14a9 . huare is hó athir arroét macc cumachtae, 17c7 . Cf. 18d18 . 20 . 23b7 . 10 . 24d9 . 25c5 . 29d5 . 35b19 . 21 . 55d11 . 13 . 19 . 56b15 . 50d7 . 59c10 . 74c20 . 91a21 . 93d14 . 21c3 , etc. Sg. 159a3 . huair, Wb. 2a18 . 19 . Cf. BDD (Y) 67 ; 70 ; 94 ; 108 ; 147 .

With def. art. as subord. conj. introducing a temporal clause: ind uair do-bert isa tech 'when she brought [it] into the house', Bethu Brigte 12 § 32 . ind úair theigtis as cech crích | sluaig secht nime 'mon ardríg, | cach anmanna corptha cain | doticed dochum n-Adaim, SR 1113 . ind uair dodechaid, ..., | ri croda clann n-Israhél, | ann dothaet Dauid, ..., | immach for sét co Saúl, 5961 . doig ... leis co mba duine, in uair dochuaid i n-Egipt for teiched fria nIruath, PH 4788 . in uair doberair luige, ce raib se i n-a fhír, 7324 . Cf. 7426 , 7431 , 7553 , 7570 , 7654 , 7663 , 7682 , 7724 , 7774 . in ūair tirmaiges sī 'sa geimriod, Corm. Y 242 . Without art.: uair iadhaid i n-uirthimcheall a n-ard-fhlatha, Ir. Monthly 1929, 333.38 ( DDána p. 382 ). folld. by copula and superl.: biaidh oirchill re haghaidh cháigh, | an uair is usa a bhfagháil `when easiest to obtain,' TD 31.18 . mairg an uair as calma an cneas | nach smuain leas an anma as, Dán Dé xxix 9 . roinn ar uainibh uair an lá | dá uairibh an uair as liú, an adhaigh an uair as mhó | raghaidh don ló uainn a fhiú, ix 27 . folld. by fa (imm): ro áil fort teithedh léd mac san Eighipt d'uaman Eróidis in uair fár ordaigh sé in macraid do marbad, Études Celt. i 83.24 . Somet. seems= if : robatar ica imrad ca ṡocra bad comaith doibseon fri a nanmain in nuair da rachtais i cend catha fri D. `should they take the lead in battle against the D.', Cog. 128.20 .