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aiste

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aiste or dil.ie/2515

 

n m. and f. * ad-sem-, Wortk. 53 . `?Lat. essentia', Plummer MS notes.

(a) characteristic, special quality, peculiarity: a.¤ in finda sin `the peculiarity of that hair', Fél.² cxliv 35 . rosuithe dó dáma (glossed dana) deacta .i. do a.¤ na deachta, LU 756 (ACC) = RC xx 178 § 45 . hi ḟail in tobair ingnáith dianad a.¤ óigread in cech lo, Alex. 349 . inis . . . ise a h-aisdi na cuirp berar inti ni lobait iter, Todd Nenn. 192.9 . ar besaib ┐ ar caen-estib (sic) (com-aistib v.l., leg. caem-a.¤ good qualities), Cog. 82.2 . inund aisti arúath dúinn, / inund gasced gnath, TBC-LL¹ 4172 ( LL 11005 ). is í a.¤ in chuilén-sin, PH 3438 . mórad ceall dob aisde agaibh (to St. Patrick), Dán Dé xii 13 . mōr d'aistib na n-ērlam fúair, ACL iii 307 § 28 . a.¤ gach céime i gcalmacht / gaisce féile is flathamhlacht, Hackett liii 23 . ni heiccen co mad aisdi do ierraidh do litrip ind ogaim ┐ do muitib na Laitne, ar is a nguthagoip forbaigter-side do gres a common nature, property, need not be sought for in Ogham letters and Latin mutes, since the latter always terminate in a vowel-sound (whereas the former do not), Auraic. 3015 .

Type, variety, class (of performance): dona cēadaistibh reapraidh dō, Feis Tighe Chonáin 227 . doghníadh C. aisde crábaidh C. used to practise a special kind of devotion, BNnÉ 141.1 is anaichnidh do muintir C. . . . ind a.¤ trialltai .i. teiched, CCath. 3563 . m'ionuath a aisde dá éis `very horrible his fate thereafter', Dán Dé xxvi 53 . iollardacht m'aisdeadh the variety of my talents, ML 124.6 . atá d'aistidhibh 's d'ealadhain nódh aca nach taobhtha d'aonneach . . . they have so many wiles and arts that none can trust them (of women), Hackett xxvi 63 . Pattern: im a.¤ lamthoraid, Laws i 150.8 .i. fuath in gresa innti, 152.23 Comm. Cf. a.¤ ab astilis ō slisnib corthaire, O'Mulc. 64 . way, manner: gurob é aisde ar a mbídís 'na suidhe, Geneal. Tracts i 39.12 .

With prepp. ar a.¤ like: ar a haisde is aghtha dhamh / brath leannáin dom lucht diomdhadh, O'R. Poems 2917 `just like her must I hope to find a lover', p. 229 . ar gach én a.¤ on every ground, BNnÉ 250 § 204 . Seonin a Burc do marbad arin asti cetna, Ann. Conn. 1342.4 . ar aisde na dinginn se in a way in which I could not achieve it(?), BNnÉ 132.z . fo a.¤ like: luin gela bid ann . . . ┐ celebraid a tratha fo aisti na heclaise, Trip. xliii 5 . fo aisti an Gregaid, Auraic. 3379 . tar a.¤ : rala ág dar [a] a.¤ / ra chuir ár (ar) na cichloiste beyond what he was used to, TBC-LL¹ 1477 .

(b) metre: cia lín na naisti . . . a cuíc sescat ar trí cetaib, IT iii 67 § 1 . cate a aisti coír cach baird, 22 § 67 . aisteda na ndaerbhard, 23.1 . it núacrutha na haisti seo, ar it núalitríde arrangatar íat, § 68. aisti ollaman bairdni inso anuas . . . aisti ansrutha bairdne inso sís, 10 § 12 , § 13 . iss hi seo ind a.¤ blaith brass / in ṅgnathaighther in senchass, 106.18 . cia a.¤ triasin ṅdernad in Félire . . . rindard, Fél. 4.24 . isin erlabra fégtair inna haisti, LU 461 (ACC). sluindfet duib dagaisti in dana, LL 5227 . dechnad mór . . . a.¤ is ferr i nHere, 5250 . ellach .i. aisti, ut est cibe cenel dina secht n-eillghibh .i. dona secht n-aistibh, O'Dav. 765 . co festar in n-aisti dona seacht primellgibh na filideachta, Auraic. 1687 . claechlodh aisdi change of metre, IGT Metr. Faults § 22 . i n-aisde 's i n-ábhacht, recitations, Hackett² xliii 240 .

cor(r)thar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cor(r)thar or dil.ie/12544
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: corrthar, corrthair, choirthir, corthaire

n ā, f. corrthar (corthar, v.l.) m., IGT Decl. § 11 . corrthair f., § 13 . d s. choirthir, Ériu v 76.24 . n p. corthaire, Keat. ii 1915 . fringe, edging, border (of garments): corrthair .i. cuirther fri hēdach etc., Corm. Y 336 . corrthar .i. ciumus, O'Dav. 579 . cen corthair (.i. fadlaing nó brot), Bruss. 5100, 24 cited Contribb. 494 . aisti ab astilis o slisnip corthaire, O'Mulc. 64 . etir chorthair a léined ┐ a glún, Triads 222 . hi corthair brollaig inair O., Dinds. 32 . for etaige ┐ corthara, LL 2023 . ? Fir Cúl co corrtharaibh, ZCP xii 358.15 . ba hāilliu i cortharaib na rīg oldās ōr (Absolom's hair. Leg. oldás ór i cortharaib etc.?), xiii 177.4 . corrthoir gan tablanna (of specious good looks), vii 268 § 3 . ic figi chorrthairi, LL 7733 (TBC). ag cor chorthair iongnáith óir, TD 11.16 . re slis corrthair, IGT Decl. ex. 375 .

Extended applications. With follg. sg. teined fringe of fire, conflagration, blaze : fó cíaigh ┐ fó corthair thened, TTr.² 156 . i corthair tened, LL 12830 ( RC xiv 418 § 34 ). tré choirthir smáil teineadh, Ériu v 76.24 . Of light in general: in ruithean greni orda ┐ in corthair rigda aireadga (sic), YBL 149b17 . Of territory: isin chorthair immechtraig na hEórpa border, TTr.² 325 . a sáegol fo corthair cain (a person), LL 2402 . ? Of feathering of arrow: dá craobhraidh [an] chorthair-se (Cupid's dart), DDána 78.7 . claideb corthaire, term in weaving, appar. rod used in making fringes: im cloidem corthaire, Laws i 150.7 .i. [cranda beca a cinn corthair] asa figther in corrthair, 152.18 Comm. c.¤ corthaire do ḟindruine inna láim (in descr. of prophetess), TBC-I¹ 34 (`a shuttle', Faraday; see ZCP lxi 49-55 ). Cf. ina corrthair chlaidem `border', MR 214.23 .

As comic n. pr. f. Corthair ingen Druinighe, Anecd. ii 56.4 .