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ár

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Forms: airib, airilb

n o. Orig. neut. ( ar n-Umill la gennti, AU² 813.4 , ár n-Eoganachta la Osraighi, AU² 896.6 , dia foicertar ár nGoídel by whom the slaughter of the Gaels will be proclaimed, B. in Scáil² 46 § 52 ). Note also d p. airib, which seems to be required for MS airilb gl. cladibus, Ml. 100a2 (s-inflection ?).

Slaughter, carnage; defeat, destruction: du á.¤ gl. ad cedem, Ml. 33d4 . donaib araib gl. ad strages, 34a19 . etarcnae áir mo namat gl. de cede hostium, 113b4 . co rabi cach díib i n-á.¤ a chéili, Trip.² 498 . co ralta á.¤ . . . fer n-Ērenn impe, Sc.M² 5 . Bodb iar n-áraib fora slicht, 21c . iar maidm áir chatha for Ulto .i. cath Brestini, LL 13352 . rochuirsed na treinfir sin ara aidbli (aru v.l.), TTebe 4299 . gu ro lae a.¤ daini ┐ cethra ann, CCath. 854 . diar' fúabairthe isna háraib when they were cut down in the carnage, Metr. Dinds. iv 252.3 . co fargaib a.¤ daíne ┐ eathar `loss of men and ferry-boats', RC xvii 372.19 . á.¤ . . . ar na hAllmhurchaibh, DDána 97.22 . i n-á.¤ , Aithd. D. 21.34 . teidm mōr a Laignib, .i. in bolgach . . . cor ladh á.¤ daíne sechnón Laighen, RC xvii 402.6 .

In phrase á.¤ cend lit. slaughter of heads, a taking of heads , hardly difft. from ár: corro lad á.¤ cend and, LU 9606 (`a slaughter of chiefs', ZCP iii 207 ). brissis Macha in cath for maccaib Dithorba co fargaibset á.¤ cend aicce, Dinds. 161 ( RC xvi 280 ). cor ben a ngabala dib ┐ [. . .] á.¤ cend leo, RC xvii 354.4 . co ro fáccbadh á.¤ cend lais `a strages of heads', AFM vi 1950.26 .

Somet. in more or less concr. sense of those slain, slaughtered ones: romarbsat á.¤ a muindtiri they wrought a slaughter of his people, BColm. 72.4 . co n-erbailt issin tám thend / i torchair á.¤ fer ṅHerend, LL 14812 . mairbthair derg-á.¤ Leithe Cuind and, 299b31 . dú i torchair á.¤ Conmaicne `wherein many of the C. fell slaughtered', RC xvii 391.32 . fuaradar na hára móra ┐ na colla crōderga, ZCP xiii 244.1 . do siredar na hára co mīn (looking for the body of a certain warrior), 245.14 . Note also: ní deochaid E. dar á.¤ `the battle- field'. Metr. Dinds. iv 50.109 .

Compds. ¤-chú, ¤-mag, see separate articles. ¤-ṡlicht: an t-ársliocht oirlighthe ` slaughter-track ', ML 134.23 .

See compds.

ármag

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Forms: ármach, árbach

n ( ár + mag, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 3 ). Also spelt ármach, árbach (infl. of árbach, cf. also airbach). field of slaughter, battlefield: eid día tánac isin n-á.¤ , LU 4943 (TBC). fóbair a n-armach, 4932 (ib.). in fail mo phopa C. isind ármaig se?, 4941 (ib.). conusrala isin ármuch, Cáin Ad. 7 . mo claidbeth i n-ārmaigh, 9 . intan . . . robaí M. fora áltaib isind ármaig, BDD² 1497 . glanuid Bodb hin n-armug, IT iii 240.180 . cuairt sinn arbaig, LL 14112 . adbar ármaige i.e. corpses? 6936 . im marbchnai narmaige, Laws i 174.30 . conicci in arbach (armach v.l.), TTebe 1905 . d'iarraid in armaigi, 3986 . elta dub-en ós chind arbaige, LL 189b30 . taosca fola . . . corolin etrigedha . . . ind armuide, 403a46 . gura failid fiach ármuige ós do bruinne, MR 188.20 . Of hell: ár-mhagh gacha himreasna, TSh. 6663 .

attá

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Forms: attá, Fil, fil, faeilfit, fil, fil, atóo, attó, attóo, ató, -táu, -ttóo, -tó, atái, atái, -tái, adta, ata, at, atáa, attáa, ataa, att, -tá, -ta, -táa, -dathar, ataam, attaam, ataid, ataaith, ataaid, ataad, -taid, ataat, ataat, -tat, -taat, tathum, tathut, táithi, táthus, táthunn, taithiunn, tathuib, tás, fil, fil, feil, fel, fail, fil, file, fel, fele, feil, fail, biuu, -bíu, -bí, biith, biid, bíid, -bii, -bí, robīi, -rubi, -rubai, -ruba, bíis, biís, bis, bís, bithir, bither, -bither, -rubthar, bímmi, -biam, bimme, biit, bíit, robiat, -biat, -bíat, -rubat, bíte, -bíinn, -biinn, -bíid, -bíth, -bid, -bith, bithe, -bímmis, -bitis, -bítis, b, bíth, bíith, bíid, biid, bíd, bithom, biid, bith, biat, beo, beu, -béo, bee, b, -bee, robhe, beith, beid, bed, beth, -b, -bée, bethum-sa, rob, robe, rubé, rob, robbé, -roib, bess, bes, bethir, bether, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -bem, -robam, beithe, bethe, -beith, -beid, -robith, beit, rubet, be(i)t, -bet, -robat, bete, -beind, -beinn, -betha, nobed, nobeth, -bed, -beth, -robad, -rabad, -bethe, -bemmis, -beimmis, -bemis, -bethe, -betis, -[ro]ibtis, bia, bie, bieid, bied, -bia, -bia, -bia, -bía, bethiumm, bethib, bias, bies, beithir, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -biam, -piam, bethe, bethi, -bied, -bieid, biet, bieit, biet, -biat, -bíet, bete, beite, nombeinn, nobiad, -bíad, nobemmis, nobetis, b, -bá, bói, bái, -bói, boie, boithius, boíthi, baísu, both(a)e, botha, -both(a), bamar, bámar, -baid, bātir, -batar, batar, rob, -roba, -raba, rob, robói, rambái, robui, -robae, -robe, -rabae, romboth, rombod, -rabad, robámmar, -robammar, rubaid, -robaid, robatar, robbátar, -rabatar, -robatar, -rabtar, buith, buithi, atáu, atú, itu, it, atú, ataim, -t, -tái, -toi, taoi, -t, atá, attá, ata, at, atáthar, dáthar, atass, -das, itám, tám, ataum, ataim, atamaoit, atámaoid, atám, -taum, -dtám, atathai, atathi, atáithi, -táithi, -dathai, -taidh, itāt, atáit, ataut, táid, -táit, itat, atat, fil, -fhile, -fhuile, -fuili, -ḟoili, -ḟuile, fail, fail, fuil, -fail, -fuil, -uil, -ḟil, -ḟuil, -ḟoil, fil, fail, fail, filter, -fuiltear, fuilemm, -failmet, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, -bhḟuilti, failet, filet, fuilet, -failet, -filet, -fileat, -fuilet, -fuilid, failet, failet, fuilet, filet, bim, bím, -bím, -ruibim, -bi, bíd, bíd, -bí, -bíonn, -bind, bídh, -b, bither, -bithar, bímit, bídmaid, bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, bíth, bīd, -bíat, -bít, -bíd, bit, bít, bhínn, nobīth, robíth, bhíodh, bhíoth, bithi, -bithi, bithea, naboitis, nobīdis, beitis, bitis, bhítís, bhídís, bír, b, bīdh, bíodh, bíoth, bíom, bíthe, bídh, bidhí, bíod, ber, uér, beor, bheith, bur, -rabor, -rabhus, rabasa, bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, bé, beir, -rab(a)i, -rabha, -rabhair, -mbéis, -beis(se), -rabais, beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, beth, -b, -raib, -rab, -raibhe, rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, bess, beas, bethur, beme, bemmit, bemait, -bém, -beam, -ruibem, -rabum, bheam, rabham, bethi, rabthai, beit, -bet, -beat, -rabat, -rabut, -rabhait, -rabhaid, -rabheid, beinn, rabainn, beithi, beithe, bethe, beitheá, beith, nobith, mbeadh, -mbeath, -rabad, -bethe, -bette, rabtha, mbiadh, nobeitis, nobeidis, mbeith, bíat, biat, biad, bhead, bed, bét, bett, -biu, -bhiú, biad, -bi, bía, biae, biaidh, bía, -bía, bethair, bied, biaid, biáid, -bia, bíes, bés, bes, bess, bhias, biass, beither, beithir, bemit, bemait, -bem(ni, beimíd, -biam, -biaim(ne), -ben, bethi, beitte, bete, -bed, biait, biat, beit, beiti, beti, betit, beidid, -bīat, beidíd, beid, -bíad, no-béind, dobeind, do beinn, -beinn, bheitheá, biadh, -bied, bífad, rot-fiadh, biath, bhiadh, bethe, bheidīs, ro-bádus, bhádhus, bhí, -rabus, -rabhas, -rabadhus, bá, -raba, bádhus, -rabadhas, basa, bhádhuis, bhí, -rabadais, -rabhais, bhádhuis, -rabhadhuis, bae, bóe, baei, búi, -bae, -buí, robai, robae, robói, bí, robuidh, bí, bhói, bhaoi, -rubai, -roibe, -roibi, -roba, -raba, -raibhe, -rabha, -robha, bí, -raibi, baí, -rabha, -rabhustair, boí, bāi, būi, bae, buí, baí, boí, both, rombatha, robās, rombas, robás, -rabus, rabas, -bádus, -bás, bás, bas, -rabas, bas, bhás, bāmur, bámar, bhámair, -rabamar, robabair, -babhair, robadbair, bhábhair, -rabhuir, -rabhabhair, bādar, -bátir, badar, bádar, bídur, -rabadar, -rabhadair, baisit, -rabhsad, bátar, bátar, bheith, beitte

(ad-tá) subst. vb. is . The distinction betw. subst. vb. and copula is in the first place syntactical, and cases are found where there is no distinction of form. Cf. the type, common in ACC: boe sab he was a leader, ACC 26 . See further below, and the discussion by Bergin, Ériu xii 208 - 211 (cia taísiu, cia bé, etc.), who refers to cases like: is uera pictura ro bai sin, Thes. ii 6.32 as emphatic. See also Ériu xvi 46 , GOI 475 . For nimtha laám, Wb. 12a21 , nímptha fírion, 8d24 (copula ?) see GOI 487 . Note also the form of the pron. in (later): matait tall iat, Laws iv 86.8 Comm. , atá ar conair é, ACL iii 216.z . bí N. eices cecinit, RC xvii 175.14 is perh. a mistake. In follg. use of subst. vb. perh. due to infl. of Latin: mar nobéind athair doib = pater eram pauperum, PH 6107 . ata in innsci ordugud etc. = oratio est. . ., Auraic. 591 .

Apart from the ordinary indic. pres. all forms of subst. vb. are from a root beginning with b-. In indic. pres. the stem tá (in absol. position attá) is used in non-rel. sentences without conj. particle, after conj. particles with inf. pron. dat. and when the conj. particle consists of a preposition and rel. (s)a n-. Absolute inflexion of tá- is found in oldaas, indaas, etc. than (is), in meaning is angry, and with follg. suff. pron. The uninflected form fil (with accus.) is used after conj. particles where no dat. inf. pron. is present, in leniting rel. clauses and often in answers to questions containing subst. vb., and in archaic texts in absol. position in meaning there is . For fuller details see GOI 476 - 483 and exx. below. See also Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 419 ff. , Strachan, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1899, 1 - 82 , Ó Máille, Ériu vi 1 ff. , Études Celt. xxxiv 143-44 . Forms of gaibid, do-coissin, díchsnigidir and 1 ad-cumaing also have the force of the subst. vb. in certain uses, see separate entries.

Note further that attá is usual after hóre (see Wb. 19a19 , 22d14 and compare GOI § 781 ) and occurs later after amal ( LU 7072 , Laws iii 90.18 ). Fil is somet. found in sense there is in mid. Ir.: fail crois d'ór in cach dorus, SR 361 . TBC-I¹ 2561 . Note also: fil derg it is red, Marco P. 173 .

The use of accus. after fil continues into the classical period, see IGT Introd. § 129 , Bard. Synt. Tr. 92 - 93 . A few exx. of forms other than fil with accus. occur: ni raibi deilb, TTr.² 1664 , ní raibi . . . mhnái, 370 , ní bhiadh mnaoi, Ó Bruad. ii 252.z (with assonance). Note also with inf. pron. rosṁbai inna tass, SR 5107 . ? nim tha maith . . . do chath fri firu, LU 3343 ( SCC 13 ). From the mid. Ir. period on fil takes personal endings except in 3 s., and occurs occasionally as an independent verb: faeilfit (fut. 3 pl. absol.), Caithr. Thoirdh. 120.26 . In rel. function attá is found side by side with fil from an early period: is heiside attá hi S., Trip.² 534 , a lucht atá istig, RC vii 298.131 , the form fil finally disappearing in this use.

In mid. Ir. fil occurs for earlier -tá with dat. inf. pron.: nichar fail tlacht, SR 1560 , ni-s-fil biad, PH 1310 . Also in rel. clause after prep.: bale hi fail, LU 7516 , fors fil, Imr. Brain 43 (see also Strachan, Stories fr. Táin 3rd ed. p. 1 note).

The consuet. pres. 1 s. conj. -bíu has in classical Ir. the force of a future: biad ní biú, IGT Verbs § 7 , see also TBC-LL¹ 882 , Acall. 6179 , Duan. F. i 43.4 .

Early forms (for fuller lists see Strachan loc. cit.). Indic. pres. 1 s. atóo, Wb. 12a21 . attó, 21c19 . attóo, 26d8 . ató, 26d17 . -táu, 32a10 , -ttóo, 17d24 , -tó, Ml. 92b8 . 2 s. atái, Wb. 5b27 . atái, Ml. 110d15 (sic MS, see Ériu xiv 30 ). -tái, 5b38 . 3 s. adta, Laws v 390.10 (see ZCP xxv 247 ). ata, Wb. 13c26 , at, 27a11 , atáa, 6a19 , attáa, 32a6 , ataa, 26b31 , att, 4b11 . -tá, 31c7 , -ta, 2b12 , -táa, 13a35 . Impers. -dathar (see GOI 477 - 478 ), Wb. 21c9 . 1 pl. ataam, Wb. 15a13 , attaam, 32a28 . 2 pl. ataid, Wb. 4a4 , ataaith, 20b16 , ataaid, 23c28 , ataad, 22d14 . -taid, 19d26 . 3 pl. ataat (trisyll.), Blathm. 471 . ataat, Ml. 55d11 , 37a10 . -tat, 42b10 . -taat, Sg. 71b3 .

With suff. pron. tathum, Metr. Dinds. iv 284.3 . tathut, Fél. July 24 . táithi (tathai, v.l.), Críth G. 197 . táthus, Fél. Feb. 5 . táthunn, Prol. 217. taithiunn, Thes. ii 293.19 . tathuib, Rawl. 88b51 .

For rel. s. without preverb (taas, tás) see atás, indaas, 4 ol.

The form fil, etc. As conj. form: fil, Wb. 16b9 , Ml. 92a8 , Sg. 193b7 . feil, Wb. 24c4 . Ml. 60b2 . fel, Wb. 3c38 , Ml. 27d10 . fail, 44b10-11 , Sg. 32a1 . As rel.: fil, Ml. 121c8 , file Wb. 23a5 , Ml. 51d11 , Sg. 151b7 . fel, Wb. 4c1 , fele, Ml. 93c7 . feil, Wb. 33b18 . fail, BCr. 18c4 .

Consuet. pres. 1 s. biuu, Wb. 16d8 . -bíu, 20a3 . 2 s. -bí, Ml. 135d1 . ACL iii 312 § 4 . 3 s. biith, Wb. 29a26 . biid, 4d33 . bíid, Sg. 150b4 . -bii, Wb. 28b25 , -bí, Ml. 103c3 . With ro: robīi, TBC-I¹ 1730 . -rubi, Wb. 11c17 , -rubai, Ml. 20d4 , Sg. 7b3 . -ruba, 3b28 . Rel. bíis, Wb. 13a12 . biís, 28b28 . bis, Ml. 61a33 . bís, Sg. 140b2 . Impers. bithir, Ml. 56b15 . rel. bither, 108b4 , -bither, 100c21 . -rubthar, cited GOI § 784 . OIPG 69 . 1 pl. bímmi, Ml. 15a4 . -biam, Wb. 16a8 . Rel. bimme, Wb. 12c11 . 3 pl. biit, Wb. 29a28 . bíit, Sg. 217a1 . robiat, 138a5 . -biat, Ml. 59d7 . -bíat, Sg. 148a4 . -rubat, 138a5 . Rel. bíte, Wb. 9d28 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. -bíinn, Ml. 108b1 , -biinn, 58d9 . 3 s. -bíid, LU 5080 (see Ériu xvii 121 ), -bíth, Sg. 148b6 . -bid, Ml. 33a5 . -bith, Vita Br. 12 . Impers. no bithe , CCath. 3971 . 1 pl. -bímmis, cited GOI § 785 . 3 pl. -bitis, Ml. 86d6 . -bítis, Sg. 5a15 .

Ipv. 2 s. b, TBC-I¹ 2391 . 3 s. bíth, Wb. 10a8 , 25 , bíith, 8d9 , bíid, 5d33 , biid, Ml. 74d3 . bíd, Wb. 3a14 . With suff. pron. bithom, Fél. Ep. 404 n.17 . 2 pl. biid, Wb. 23c11a . bith, 22b26 . 3 pl. biat, Ml. 51d13 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. beo, Wb. 23b41 . beu, Ml. 53b8 . -béo, Fél. Prol. 273 . 2 s. bee, cited OIPG 70 and see GOI 482 . b, ZCP viii 311.z (see xxiv 122 ). -bee (perh. absol.), ZCP vii 494 (Enchir. Aug.). -bē, Fing. R. 82 . With ro: robhe (restored as ro-bé), Blathm. 92 § 9 . 3 s. beith, Ml. 108a11 . beid, Wb. 14c23 . bed, 3c10 . beth, Thes. ii 245.34 (Cambr. Hom.). -bǽ, Wb. 22b14 . -b, Sg. 29b14 . -bée, Wb. 12c43 . With suff. pron. bethum-sa, Fél. Ep. 384 n.14 . With ro: rob, Wb. 5d30 , robe, 18c4 , rubé, Ml. 20d4 , rob, Wb. 28a23 , robbé, Sg. 169a1 . -roib, Wb. 16c24 , Ml. 118c5 . Rel. bess, Wb. 5d14 . bes, Ml. 77d3 . Impers. bethir, Wb. 5d33 . rel. bether, Ml. 107d8 . -bether, Wb. 10a18 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 31c11 . beimmi, 19a16 . -bem, 24a10 . -robam, 26c10 . 2 pl. beithe, Wb. 18b16 . bethe, 24b13 . -beith, Ml. 46a10 . -beid, Wb. 27c9 . With ro: -robith, Wb. 26a28 . 3 pl. beit, Wb. 10b5 . rubet, 26a23 . ro be(i)t , Vita Br. 35 . -bet, Wb. 9d27 . -robat, 11d9 . Rel. bete, Wb. 10c22 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. -beind, TBC-I¹ 1856 . -beinn cited GOI § 787 . 2 s. -betha, Wb. 4c24 . 3 s. nobed, Wb. 3b10 . nobeth, Ml. 27b1 . -bed, Wb. 9d1 . -beth, Ml. 88b15 . -robad, Wb. 17a13 . -rabad, 34a4 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . 1 pl. -bemmis, Wb. 9a3 . -beimmis, 29d23 . -bemis, Vita Br. 23 . 2 pl. -bethe, Wb. 9c20 . 3 pl. -betis, Sg. 138a9 . -[ro]ibtis, Wb. 28a1 .

Fut. 1 s. bia, Ml. 137b7 . 2 s. bie, cited GOI § 788 , OIPG 70 . 3 s. bieid, Wb. 4d6 . bied, 14c1 . -bia, 5d35 . -bia (disyll.), Blathm. 572 . -bia and -bía, GOI § 788 . With suff. pron. bethiumm. Ériu xiii 20.6 . bethib, ZCP viii 316.5 (see xxix 174 ). Rel. bias, Wb. 23b38 . bies, Ériu iii 102 § 32 . Impers. beithir, TBFr. 248 . -bether, MacCongl. 61.4 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 9c10 . beimmi, 21b7 . -biam, 15a1 . -piam, 30b17 . 2 pl. bethe, cited GOI § 788 . bethi, Trip.² 1589 . -bied, Wb. 9a21 . -bieid, 26d26 . 3 pl. biet (disyll.), Blathm. 472 . bieit, Wb. 4c40 . biet, 9d27 , Sg. 198b6 (also bíet, GOI § 788 ). -biat, 9c28 . -bíet, 40b14 . Rel. bete, Wb. 13c26 . beite, 4c40 .

Condit. 1 s. nombeinn, Ml. 59a22 . 3 s. nobiad, Ml. 32d5 . -bíad, Wb. 9d1 . 1 pl. nobemmis, Ml. 134b3 . 3 pl. nobetis, Ml. 100c7 .

Pret. 1 s. b, LU 9407 . 2 s. -bá, cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 , see perf. 2 s. below. 3 s. bói, Wb. 31c18 . bái, 27a16 . -bói, 17d17 , Ml. 78a4 . Rel. boie, Thes. ii 242.11 (Ardm.). boīe (MS. ba), Ériu xvi 46.10 (see n. 0 and Celtica vi 223 ). boíë (MS. baoí), Ériu xxvi 67, 85 . Cf. cech nóeb bói, fil, bías, Fél. Ep. 289 (where six sylls. required). With suff. pron. boithus, IT i 137.8 = boithius, 21 . boíthi, Sc.M² 3 . ? baísu, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 37.5 . Impers. *both(a)e, postulated GOI § 789 , botha, TBC-I¹ 1572 . -both(a), Vita Br. 33 . 1 pl. bamar, SR 1558 . bámar, 3286 , Imr. Brain i 48.5 . 2 pl. -baid (baïd ?), cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 . 3 pl. bātir, TBC-I¹ 217 . -batar, Ml. 55c2 . Rel. batar, Ml. 123b5 . See GOI § 789 .

Perf. 1 s. rob, Wb. 28a9 . -roba, Ml. 44c4 . -raba, TBC-I¹ 3068 . 2 s. rob, LL 14442 . 3 s. robói, Wb. 5c10 . rambái, 2c13 . robui, Ml. 93c3 . -robae, Ml. 41a5 , -robe, Wb. 18d7 , -rabae, Ml. 28d3 . Impers. romboth, Wb. 19a9 . rombod, 5b31 . -rabad, Ériu iv 146.4 . 1 pl. robámmar, Wb. 20d12 . -robammar, Ml. 105b16 . 2 pl. rubaid, Wb. 3b19 . -robaid, Ml. 46a8 . 3 pl. robatar, Wb. 24c5 . robbátar, Sg. 57b1 . -rabatar, Ml. 100c11 . -robatar, Sg. 45b1 . -rabtar, Ml. 37a16 .

Vn. buith.

Vbl. of necess. buithi.

Later forms (see also Ó Máille, Verbs of Existence in Irish, Ériu vi 1 ff. ; Mulchrone, Verbalformen der Vita Tripartita, ZCP xvi 440 ; Falconer, Verbal System of LU Táin, Ériu xvii 116 ; Strachan, Verbal System of SR, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1895, 1 - 76 ; O Daly, Verbal System of LL Táin, Ériu xiv 80 ; Mac Eoin, Verbalsystem von Togail Troi, ZCP xxviii 125 ; Sommerfelt, Le système verbal dans In Cath Catharda, RC xxxviii 41 ; Nuner, Verbal System of the Agallamh na Senórach, ZCP xxvii 272 ; PH Glossary; Lloyd, Impersonal passive forms of the Irish substantive verb, Ériu i 49 ff. ; TD Introd. lxxv ; IGT Verbs § 7 ).

Indic. pres. 1 s. atáu, Trip.² 1412 . atú, 2578 . itu, SR 1187 . it, TBC-LL¹ 434 . atú, IGT Verbs § 7 . ataim, Fier. 14 . -t, Acall. 4516 . 2 s. -tái, SR 3102 . -toi, TBC-I¹ 937 . taoi, TD 15.48 . cia doaisiu mac?, RC xxvi 30 § 128 . 3 s. -t, Trip.² 744 . atá, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. attá, Trip.² 534 , ata, SR 7708 etc., at, Acall. 429 . Impers. atáthar, TBC-LL¹ 3316 . dáthar (: máthar), IGT Verbs ex. 99 . atass, Ériu iv 114 § 17 (:as). -das (: as), IGT Verbs ex. 104 . 1 pl. itám, SR 1727 . tám, 3493 . ataum, PH 1556 . ataim, TBC-LL¹ 874 . atamaoit, TBC St. 121 . atámaoid, atám, IGT Verbs § 7 . -taum, PH 1506 . -dtám (: ár), IGT Verbs ex. 111 . 2 pl. atathai, PH 2734 . atathi, 597 . atáithi (: fáithi), IGT Verbs ex. 105 . -táithi (: sáithi), ex. 96 . -dathai, Alex. 190 . -taidh, Ériu ii 118 § 53 . 3 pl. itāt, TBC-I¹ 3132 . atáit, CCath. 1215 . ataut, PH 1064 . táid, TD 8.5 . -táit, CCath. 1701 . Rel. itat, Trip.² 882 , atat, SR 7949 . For later forms in meaning than (is) see atás, indaas, 4 ol. See also II (d) below and daas.

The form fil. 1 s. ni ḟuilim, ni ḟoilim, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. -fhile, PH 8116 . -fhuile, 3335 , -fuili, Acall. 3217 . -ḟoili, -ḟuile, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. fail, TBC-I¹ 60 , SR 353 etc. ro fail , TBC-LL¹ 263 , fuil, 3072 . -fail, Trip.² 2764 , -fuil, 872 , -uil, PH 3181 , -ḟil, Acall. 3709 . -ḟuil, -ḟoil, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. fil, Trip.² 842 , fail, SR 392 , no fail , 933 . With impers. ending: filter, MacCongl. 31.25 . -fuiltear, TD 2.42 . 1 pl. ra fuilemm , TBC-LL¹ 2971 . -failmet, SR 6320 , -ḟuilmíd, Acall. 5101 . -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. -bhḟuilti, Acall. 962 . 3 pl. failet, SR 345 . filet, 477 . fuilet, TBC-LL¹ 4739 . -failet, Trip.² 1119 . -filet, TBC-I¹ 1848 , -fileat, CCath. 1270 . -fuilet, 427 . -fuilid, TD 7.23 . Rel. failet, SR 400 . ra failet , TBC-LL¹ 5225 . fuilet, 4709 . filet, PH 435 . See also do-fil.

Consuet. pres. 1 s. bim, PH 6393 . bím, -bím, IGT Verbs § 7 . ? -ruibim, SG 373.29 . 2 s. -bi, SR 2035 . bí, ní bí, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bíd, TBC-I¹ 1453 (LU). biid, SR 4537 . bíd, 4588 . -bí, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bíonn, TD 22.12 . -bind, RC xlix 37.13 . bídh, -b, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bither, PH 7441 . -bithar, Laws iv 234.2 Comm. 1 pl. bímit, Acall. 886 . bídmaid, 5481 . bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bíth, Acall. 6139 . 3 pl. bīd, TBC-I¹ 1075 (bít, LU). -bíat, TTr.² 330 . -bít, PH 4189 , -bíd, TD 5.5 . Rel. bit (= bíït), SR 7259 . bít, TBC-LL¹ 1320 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. do bhínn , TD 23.7 . 3 s. nobīth, TBC-I¹ 593 (nobíid, LU cited above). robíth, TBC-I¹ 1903 (LU). do bhíodh , TD 14.23 . do bhíoth , 26.12 . Impers. bithi, Auraic. 5286 = -bithi, RC xx 150.y (ACC Pref.). no bithea , Acall. 156 . 3 pl. naboitis, TBC-I¹ 855 LU (nobitís, Y). nobīdis, 3621 (Y). bítís, 1898 (LU). no beitis , LL 407a27 . ro bitis , PH 1957 . do bhítís , Acall. 830 . do bhídís , TD 15.18 . Rel. tri cnuasa bítís ann, Acall. 455 .

Ipv. 1 s. bír (: gním), IGT Verbs ex. 94 . 2 s. b, Parrth. Anma 3871 . 3 s. bīdh, ZCP vi 271.z . bíodh, TD 16.2 . bíoth, 17.1 . 1 pl. bíom, Dán Dé xiv 17 . 2 pl. bíthe (: -chíthe), IGT Verbs ex. 95 . bídh, ex. 109 . bidhí, Luc. Fid. 3430 . 3 pl. bíod, TD 16.19 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. ber, SG 172.15 . uér, Ériu ii 92.9 . beor, v 222.46 . bheith mé, TD 8.9 . -ra bur , TBC-LL¹ 1112 . -rabor, ZCP xii 401.30 . ? -rabhus, ZCP v 523.27 = rabasa, Ériu xii 144.12 (TE). -rabar, ZCP iii 32.37 . bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bé, SR 1607 . beir, BNnÉ 288.29 . Acall. 592 . -rab(a)i, BDD² p. 80 . -rabha, Irish Texts iv 75 § 16 . -rabhair, Fing. R. p. 13 note 86 . -mbéis (: Céis), IGT Verbs ex. 100 . -beis(se) (: meise), Dán Dé xiv 20 . -rabais, Fing. R. 86 , BDD² 363 (see ZCP xxvii 75-8 ). beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. beth, TBC-I¹ 270 (beith, v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 101 . -b, TBC-I¹ 1671 . -raib, Trip.² 2753 . -rab, TBC-I¹ 1430 . -raibhe, Parrth. Anma 2616 . rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bess, TBC-I¹ 1104 (beis, Y). beas, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bethur, Laws ii 36.20 Comm. 1 pl. beme, Snedg. u. Mac R 9.14 . bemmit, TBC-LL¹ 2137 . bemait, Acall. 5478 . -bém, CCath. 1124 . -beam (: leam), Dán Dé xii 10 . -ruibem, SR 5540 . -rabum, PH 7899 . bheam, rabham, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 1233 . rabthai, PH 1977 . 3 pl. beit, Trip.² 1653 . -bet, TBC-I¹ 1053 . -beat, Lism. L. 4702 . -rabat, Laws iv 42.29 Comm. -rabut, PH 994 . -rabhait, BNnÉ 269.4 . -rabhaid, Parrth. Anma 2836 . -rabheid, RC xxix 136 § 51 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. do beinn , do rabainn , IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. no beithi , Trip.² 2972 . no beithe , 2983 = no bethe , Trip. 252.21 . do beitheá , TD 1.44 . 3 s. no beith , Trip.² 2967 . nobith, TBC-I¹ 3543 . dá mbeadh , TD 29.6 . -mbeath, IGT Verbs ex. 97 . -rabad, RC iii 184.24 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . -bette, Metr. Dinds. iii 382.19 . rabtha, TBC-LL¹ (C) 1675 . 1 pl. dá mbiadh sinn, TD 28.25 . 3 pl. nobeitis, SR 7855 . nobeidis, TBC-I¹ 3557 . dá mbeith siad, TD 26.36 .

Fut. (see Bergin, Ériu ii 46-8 ) 1 s. bíat, TTr.² 89 . biat, PH 1244 . biad (bíatt v.l.), CCath. 5137 . bhead, Parrth. Anma 6378 . bed, ZCP vi 41.10 . bét, 69.2 . bett, BNnÉ 52 § 42 . -biu, TBC-LL¹ 882 . -bhiú, Dán Dé xiv 20 . biad, -bi, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bía, Trip.² 1593 . biae, SR 1599 . -bíai, BNnÉ 291 § 2 . biaidh tú, TD 1.26 . bía, -bía, IGT Verbs § 7 . bethair, ZCP ii 225.4 . 3 s. bied, LU 10362 . biaid, Trip.² 1071 . biáid, TBC-I¹ 169 (LU). biaidh, -bia, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bíes, Trip.² 2671 . bés, CCath. 300 , bes, 657 . bess, PH 4666 . bhias, TD 3.50 . do biass , L. Chl. S. 1 . Impers. beither, Acall. 5259 . beithir, ZCP x 415.11 . 1 pl. bemit, LU 9753 , PH 1501 . bemait, CCath. 1467 . -bem(ni, LU 9753 . beimíd, -biam, IGT Verbs § 7 . -biaim(ne) (: siairni), ex. 108 . ? -ben, BCC 396.19 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 3083 . beitte (: eiti) (beththi, bete v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 102 . -bed, Trip.² 1590 . 3 pl. biait, Trip.² 2665 , TBC-I¹ 2057 (beite, LU). biat, Trip.² 1288 . beit, TBC-I¹ 80 . beiti, TBC-I¹ 2078 . beti, SR 8157 . betit, SR 853 . TBC-LL¹ 246 , TTr.² 760 . beidid, ZCP x 338 § 1 . -bīat, TBC-I¹ 1132 . beidíd síad, BCC 290.12 . beid, -bíad, IGT Verbs § 7 .

Condit. 1 s. no-béind, PH 6107 . dobeind, 7489 . do beinn, -beinn, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. do bheitheá , TD 19.13 . 3 s. no biadh , CCath. 3754 . -bied, TBC-I¹ 504 . ro bífad , TBC-LL¹ 5112 . rot-fiadh, IT iii 320.4 ( Cóir Anm. 70 ). do biath (: sgiath), IGT Verbs ex. 97 . do bhiadh , TD 2.54 . Impers. no bethe , TTr.² 533 . 3 pl. do bheidīs , Parrth. Anma 5227 .

Pret. and perf. 1 s. ro-bádus, PH 699 . do bhádhus , TD 23.6 . do bhí mé, 5 . -rabus, Acall. 7913 . -rabhas, 1584 . -rabadhus, 356 . do bá , -raba; do bádhus , -rabadhas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do basa ( : bádusa; proscribed form), ex. 103 . 2 s. ro bhádhuis , CCath. 553 . do bhí tú, TD 28.6 . -rabadais, PH 3725. 8121 . -rabhais, Acall. 123 . do bhádhuis , -rabhadhuis, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bae, SR 7608 . bóe, 6265 . baei, BDD² 127 . búi, CCath. 95 . -bae, SR 4975 . -buí, Trip.² 1505 . robai, SR 2229 , robae, 2262 . robói, PH 2572 . ro bí , CCath. 1302 . robuidh, Ériu iii 198 § 22 . do bí , CCath. 278 . do bhói , Acall. 58 . do bhaoi (: draoi), Dán Dé xii 22 . -rubai, SR 1241 . -roibe, BDD² 498 , -roibi, 1393 . -roba, 251 . -raba, 1533 . -raibhe, TD 2.25 . -rabha, 8.36 . -robha, 1 . do bí , -raibi, do baí , -rabha, IGT Verbs § 7 . With depon. ending -rabhustair, BNnÉ 322 § 31 . Rel. boí, Trip.² 626 . bāi, TBC-I¹ 1277 . būi, 630 . ro bae , Trip.² 288 . ro buí , BDD² 287 . ro baí , 1451 . ro boí , 1517 . Impers. both, Trip.² 2264 . rombatha, Ériu ii 20 § 3 (-a added later). -rabad, iv 146.4. robās, TBC-I¹ 2147 . rombas, SR 7564 , robás, TTr.² 151 . -rabus, Trip.² 54 . rabas, Laws iv 212.22 Comm. , -bádus, MacCongl. 43.22 . -bás, 61.3 . do bás , do bas , -rabas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do bas (: as), ex. 98 . do bhás (: fhás), Dán Dé xxvi 9 . 1 pl. bāmur, TBC-I¹ 399 . do bámar , Acall. 1283 . do bhámair (: Ádhaimh), Dán Dé xv 17 . -rabamar, TBC-I¹ 2495 . 2 pl. robabair, Anecd. ii 14.9 . -babhair, Blathm. 23 (see notes ). robadbair, TBC-I¹ 2502 . do bhábhair , TD 22a.1 . -rabhuir, Acall. 114 . -rabhabhair, TD 22a.2 . 3 pl. bādar, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bátir, TTr.² 1308 . ro badar , CCath. 573 n. ro bádar , Acall. 75 . do bídur , 5942 . -rabadar, TBC-I¹ 3108 . -rabhadair, TD 26.10 . ro baisit , O'Dav. 728 . -rabhsad, TD 16.21 . Rel. bátar, Trip.² 591 . BDD² 505 . ro bátar , 543 . Vn. an bheith , IGT Verbs § 7 . Vbl. of necess. beitte, TD 28.30 .

Cf. cenmothá, íarmothá, óthá.

Used in meaning is in a large variety of contexts. Normally replaced by copula (see 1 is) in certain fixed syntactical patterns (classification, identification, etc.), and when used in these cases exceptional (see above and II below).

I Expressing existence.

(a) Used absolutely is, exists, there is, etc.: ata in coimdiu gl. Dominus in cælo sedis eius, Ml. 30b27 . nabad hed a méit nádmbǽ `let it not be only that it is not' gl. nec nominetur in uobís, Wb. 22b14 . ní fil aimsir nad mbed ref. to fuit et est semper, Ml. 17a15 . ní torménmar-ni ara mbetis in gnimai sin gl. præter spem nostram, etc., 115b1 . ni fil chumtubairt gl. indubitabilia, etc., Sg. 154b2 . ma nubed `if it existed', 31b21 . ro baoi siomh re tuisdinsiú `he existed', Blathm. 632 . as e as soithcerndomh fil, 773 . ma rombe is maith if it is, it is well, Laws iv 2.14 Comm. ni rabi uair . . . nad ro bai `there was no hour . . . that He existed not', Ériu ii 106 § 16 . a cin for athair .i. uair na bí mac, Laws iv 240.16 Comm. Columb [ro]baoi, Columb bīaas, ZCP viii 198 § 20 . tar ēis a mic . . . / nī raba acht dā aenbliadain `was alive only two years', Ériu iii 198 § 24 . as a rad ata a nadmaim cin co be by saying there is a covenant though there is not, Laws iv 52.30 Comm. ni tha . . . ní a ngeimre in winter there is nothing, 90.1 (with petrified inf. pron. 3 s. n. in dat. sense?). ní bía terca bíd there will not be a scarcity of food, BColm. 52.5 . bid dno maith, ┐ ni bi derrscugud de `yet there is good, and nothing to surpass it', Auraic. 703 . is tré ómun bíid serc, Ériu i 195.1 . céin beti neóil im gréin ngil, Metr. Dinds. ii 38.z . i céin raibh nemh is talamh as long as . . . endure, BNnÉ 314 § 8 . bai cocad mor etarro, RC xxiv 186 § 19 . In phrase (acht) atá ní (chena) but, moreover, see 1 ní (e).

In periphrasis when emphasis on some element other than the verb is required: bieid nach dréct diib hícfider, Wb. 4d6 . bieid bes ferr de, 32a13 . do budh cusmail rit co robuis uair ecin, ┐ co n[d]ingenta rét feramail `that thou wert once such an one that thou couldst . . .', ZCP vi 87.13 . ba-sa tan / nī folabrainn ilach gamh, Ériu ii 95 § 3 . ata[a]t .iii. cáini nad chumgat comarbai do chumscuchud, Ériu xvii 68 § 9 ( Laws iv 210 ). Note further: atāit teora brīathra / ata lōgmaire for nim, ZCP vii 312 § 25 .

With words expressing time: bieid aimser nad creitfider, Wb. 28c14 . aidchi robuī `one night', Ériu ii 222.25 . fecht robai `once', Mon. Tall. 147.2 (§ 52) . biaidh uair 's . . . a time will come when, Dán Dé vii 31 .

Introducing a statement: cia beith ara rogba bóairechas riasíu ropo chúairddulchach though it be that he assume, Críth G. 67 . dá mbeith fós go mbiadh an Fhraingc comh líonmhar ┐ adeir seisean `granted that', Keat. ii 933 . má tá go seachnoid síol Éibhir . . ., TD 29.7 . ci(d), gi(d) bé whatever, whoever (see Ériu xii 210 ): ria flaithaib, .i. rias na flaithib, cibe flaithe iat `whatever chieftains they be', Laws iv 154.17 . gidh bé lá cheannghar an chairt, Dán Dé xiv 17 . cidh bé do bhean díbh an dúthaigh, DDána 26.1 . bíd (ipv. 3 s.) co n- although: admhuim . . . mo pheactha . . . bīodh gomadh é mo mhīan a bhfolach though I should wish to hide them, Parrth. Anma 4625 . bīodh nach gcaoifithea go spesialta fá gach peacadh though you might not weep specially for each sin, Mac Aingil 235 . bíth gur gheallas . . . though I promised, Ó Bruad. ii 212 § xiv . In constr. manibed x ní bíad y were it not for x y would not be, see má II (b).

(b) The subst. vb. is usual with predicates consisting of adverbial phrases of all kinds (prep. and noun, adjj. and nouns used adverbially, etc.) and thus enters into a large and varied corpus of idioms. A select list follows. Reference should in all cases also be made to the nouns, adjj., adverbs and prepositions concerned.

With CO: atáthar sund chucut your adversary is approaching, LL 10300 ( TBC-LL¹ 3316 ).

With CO N-: atúsa com thegluch there is myself and my household troop, TBC-LL¹ 437 .

With DI: im chaingin robui de muintir Tamlachti friss `about a business that arose between the monastery of Tallaght and him', Mon. Tall. 157.7 (§ 72) . masu de chlaind Echdach aird / atāi, ZCP xi 108 § 1 . ní bia debaid . . . de, Ériu iv 108 § 69 . Of materials: an crann dobí na sesam ... dobí sé do cepresus was a (lit. of) cupressus, Maund. 9 . In phrase a.¤ di such is: roboi du meit a pecthae `so great were their sins', Ml. 98c6 . má beth tra do hūaite ind āessa gráid `if the ordained folk be too few', Ériu i 220 § 13 .

With DO: biid do anmmaim cathrach `(Samnis) is as the name of the city', Sg. 104b5 . nád robatar suin do ṡlund in dúildetad inchoisget `there were not words (enough) to signify . . .', 45b1 . manusbeth tenga dia relad `if (the sun) had a tongue', Ériu ii 126 § 81 . ata eric a fogla do dul a ruradh o duine, Laws iv 50.5 Comm. Expressing possession, etc.: con roib core dúib fri cách so that you may be at peace with all men, Wb. 26b30 . in fochricc file do i nnim, 29b29 . cach ngrád asid n-ísliu bíid dó i céilsini, Críth G. 374 . robi timna in ríg don Comdhe, RC xviii 182.5 . nico mbái dó acht bás there was nothing for him but death, Vita Br. 32 . fecht robúi damsae domchaomnacuir `once it happened to me', Mon. Tall. 144.7 (§ 45) . atá damhsa ris an dáimh / gan ísliughadh neith dá gcáil it is my duty in regard to the sages not to belittle . . ., Content. xiv 8 .

With FOR (later AR): as ṅdath glas roboi forsind sl[é]ib the mountain was green, Ml. 84d4 . cech dath is maith ré neach bid forro, RC vi 183.9 . cēin beó ar in mbith mbuide, Ériu ii 92.16 . nocha cuinnghim bethaid mbí / ōtú ar sīth mo Rīgh amuigh since I am outside the palace of my king(?), ZCP vii 301 § 10 . scríbend menmman .i. robbói for a inndṡliucht-som `it had been in his mind', Sg. 178b4 . in sét atá form aire on which I am intent, Ériu vi 115 § 6 . a mhacnas orm gidh eadh raibh though I greatly desire to do so, Dán Dé xix 6 .

With FRI: nobiad fri femen `it would be (used) with the feminine', Sg. 207b2 . ní biat remsuidigthi friu `there are no prepositions with them', 215a5 . ni humhal robabair rim cen erghe rónn you were not submissive to me, Anecd. ii 14.9 . ba [mait]h ro mboth friu they were well treated, TBFr. 145 . is throit ra bass risin fer út that man was quickly dispatched, TBC-LL¹ 2986 ( LL 10035 ).

With I: is hi tuaisciurt slebe sióin ata in chathir, Ml. 67d8 . ataam ar ndiis i cuimriug, Wb. 32a28 . is and . . . bieid finis, 13b29 . is sunt bia-sa i n-eilithri, Ml. 137b7 . nach dú i mbí isnaib salmaib iustitia, 109a2 . bēti a scēla illāidib, ZCP iii 37.32 . dēna torba airm i mbī, vii 311 § 9 . ro-bas i lurg an madma la clannaibh Néill the Clanna N. pursued the rout, xiv 234.16 . adh bes fiu da trian na samuisce atá isín focreic, issed ata isin fogail doníther ris na ferandaib cétna i fuacht an geimridh `a calf which is worth two thirds of the `samhaisc'-heifer which is paid for the rent, it is it that is paid for the trespass', Laws iv 92.16 Comm. cínta do niad na cethra . . . leth a mbia ina nairlim isedh bias ina tairsci `half of that fine which lies for their `airlim'-trespass . . .', 74.8 Comm. cod a midídar ruire trachta ┐ raite? Nin; co rabadar ocht nurcora dec and do fhleascach, 138.4 Comm. ní bhíadh na ghoin é d'oighedh / toil Dé muna deónaighedh His wound would not be enough to cause His death, IGT Decl. ex. 378 . Common in form with suff. pron. 3 s. n. ma beith nech and tra labrathar ilbélre if there be anyone, etc., Wb. 13a4 . ar atá brithem and cenut-su `a judge is there apart from thee', 6b25 . ataat alaaili interiecta and it coitchena do cach ceniul, Sg. 10a1 . attaad teora bliadna and. Niconcomracamar díoblíonaib `it is three years since we two had intercourse', Mon. Tall. 134.26 (§ 21) . For phr. cid fil and trá see trá. In idiom tá sé i n-a fhear he is a man (see Dillon, ZCP xvii 307 ff. ): is amlaid . . . atá in rigsudi sin inna chathaír chumtachta, LU 2005 ( FA 7 ). cidead bes ina bibdaid `even though he be a caitiff', Ériu v 22.20 . gu raibhe 'na cholum ghel, Acall. 1080 . ce raib se i n-a fhír, PH 7324 . do bí 'n-a mnaí grádaig ac Find, Acall. 2018 . do rígh gion go rabhthá id mhac, DDána 91.15 . Note also: tuc . . . aithne gurbh e righ Eirenn do bí ann that it was in fact the king, Ériu iii 152 § 6 . ro innis do gur 'uo he Isu ro ui ann, RC xii 344.15 .

With IMM: ni baitir, ni loisctir cein beit immo `he is not drowned or burnt as long as they are on him', RC vi 183.8 .

With LA: gan bheith le Dia is ann bhus aithreach if we are not on God's side, Dán Dé x 27 . Expressing possession and related ideas: is lib atá a rogu, Wb. 9a23 . is derb lium attá latsu gl. certus sum autem quod et in té, 29d14 . ainmm ninchoisc cenéuil issed file la laitnóri, Sg. 30b8 . is airi nobíth digaimm leo ante ρ. sin, 9b10 . ni fil bríg laisiom hisind accobar sin `he considers that such desire is no great matter,' Mon. Tall. 151.13 (§ 62) . is dé atá lem, fobíth, etc. this is why I think so (of an assertion), TTr.² 343 . itá a rīgan la cach ríg sund, TBC-I¹ 190 . fail leis secht nimi, SR 629 . ar ní ḟil acht oenlám lim, LL 14150 .

With ó: báoi alaile anchoire antuaid o sláne `there was a certain anchorite from Slane in the North', Mon. Tall. 159.8 (§ 77) . cech lennánacht fil isin domvn is úadhi atá originates with her, TTr.² 370 . Bressal Ó Tressaig ō' tāit / Hī Tressaig `. . . from whom are sprung', Ériu ii 50 § 7 . ni fil[et] o neoch ┐ ni filter uaidibh `they are not derived from anything, and nothing is derived from them', Auraic. 1507 .

With OC: ar notéighed dīa sathairn init co mbídh oc Cnocc Droma Coblai, ZCP viii 106.29 = Trip.² 2858 . ma no bith . . . mo c[h]laideb acom if I had my sword, TBC-I¹ 3543 . co rabat aidmi oc cech altōir . . ., Ériu i 219 § 9 . in ti ac na biat ba, Laws iv 36.10 Comm. in fhil biad ocaib sund? PH 6709 . ná raibh agad ar n-éra `refuse me not', Studies 1918, 99 § 16 . In impers. constr. cindas atathar occat? how are affairs with thee? RC xxvi 368.9 . a.¤ y oc x x has the power to do y: ní bhía . . . ag boigṡín / mo chor tar creich Phádraigín, Ériu ix 163 § 7 .

With adverbs and adv. phrases: céin bett abus `while they are here below', BColm. 98.28 . ní rubai nach cruth ailiu `it cannot be otherwise', Sg. 7b3 . ataat ám in chrut sin, 140b1 . hóre nád robe Tit ar mo chiunn, Wb. 14d29 . na muindtire bís id choimidecht `of the monks that live with thee', Mon. Tall. 128.8 (§ 3) . dá rabh mé ar éanmhagh is í, Dán Dé ix 12 . is bether go hīsiul de, ZCP x 51.6 . bidh co mín michuir ret c[h]airdibh, vi 272 § 3 . is samlaid insin robói a flaithemnacht indibsi, Ml. 18a8 . nī hamlaid beitid na nāimh . . ., ZCP xiii 9.26 . dobadus co subhach rompa, KMMisc. 319.27 . léig mar atāit tall, ZCP viii 202.4 . trath atusa sund, TBC-LL¹ 2379 . ionmhuin uan nar fhás ó mhnaoi / do bhás go truagh ar a thí, Dán Dé xxvi 9 . Note also: dá mbem a-moigh `if we win forth', Ériu ix 162 § 2 . With interrogatives: ceth leth atā E., TBC-I¹ 376 . can ata? whence is it? Hib. Min. 8.270 . cāit atā do t[h]igerna?, TBC-I¹ 789 . ciatā inso?, ZCP viii 311.13 . a Findtain, arse, ┐ Éri cía gabad ca rabad inde? `where have things been therein?' Ériu iv 146 § 23 .

(c) Used with inf. and suff. pron. to express possession. With inf. pron.: rosmbia a lóg `they shall have payment for it', Wb. 5d35 . ind indocbál no-b-tá in futuro, 14c16 . ro-n-da-biad cech maith, Ml. 33b13 . rombia-sa la dia . . . a day will come for me when, Vita Br. 12 . roborbē (roburbe v.l.) which is yours, Cáin Ad. 27 . nīmthat asnai I have no ribs, TBC-I¹ 2871 . gell cóic sét di neoch rodmbí `of whatever he has', Críth G. 283 and n. uair nach tá tír dia fhulung fri re napuidh because he has no land to support him (?), Laws iv 30.19 Comm. rom be nem may I have heaven, Snedg. u. Mac R 14 § 76 . Femen intan rombai rí . . . when it had a king, RC xvii 148.19 . cia luag nomtha?, SR 1165 . rombí lethbairgen, Anecd. i 73 § 211 . atbert Cathair nimthasa ní dhuit I have nothing to give you, LL 386b22 . Note also: nintha do imtecht liumm `I have (lit. we have) no news', RC xiii 222.20 . With cumang (or similar word) and prep. DO has the power to: nímtha cumachtæ ṅdo, Ml. 140b7 . ní-s-ta som . . . cumang domm orcuin-se, 60d3 . nísmbói didiu do chumacc a mmbo do imain they hadn't the strength to, Vita Br. 24 . sáerthar lat in domnach cech cumang rotbé (rodbe, rotbia, v.ll.) dó `with all your might', Ériu ii 204 § 22 . nícom thása cumang dia tabair[t], TBFr. 302 . apraind nachimbai-si nert do theacht cucu alas that I had not strength . . ., TBC-I¹ 3439 . Used independently is able: nīmt[h]a a dechmad d'indisin / nech doní do maith `I cannot tell a tithe of all the good he does', BColm. 70.6 . nimta-sa sin . . . uair da caithius mo dan re sciathaib Ulad I cannot do that . . ., Ériu v 72.8 . Note also: ango dano for Ingcél adfía basa lecht bas briscium `peradventure I shall be the frailest corpse', BDD 102h ( RC xxii 211 ) = at-mbia basa lecht bas brisceam, BDD² 716 (leg. ro-t-bia?).

With suffixed pron. taithiunn . . . / ni fris tarddam ar n-áthius `we have . . . something to which to apply our acuteness', Thes. ii 293.19 . táithi caire umai he has a bronze cauldron, Críth G. 197 . tathum rūn, TBC-I¹ 848 . bethib sūirsi lim-sa dano ye will enjoy freedom with me, ZCP viii 316.5 . tathat lim logh do áes, logh do sinnsire thou hast with me = I accord thee, xii 365.13 . baíthium anfud mílach mend, LU 3018 . tathuib comram, Rawl. 88b51 . tathum o día praind, Anecd. i 64 § 120 . tāthud ochtar la suidiu / airm hi fail a crōlighe `thou wilt find eight men . . .', Fianaig. 12 § 16 . tathai eolus maith, ZCP vii 310 § 1 . tatos subhae `they have happiness', Blathm. 82 . Pleonastically: tathai erouidh . . . bithbron `Herod . . . has eternal sorrow', 83 .

(d) In nasalising rel. clauses to denote has something the matter, is ailing: ced das in ben maith? `what ails the good woman?', Thes. ii 329.48 . cidh tás do sūil, a clērich? what is the matter with your eye? RC xxvii 280 § 35 . Oengus mac in Dagdai hisiurcc di bliadan. Cid tas or Bodb , RC iii 345.9 . ra[fh]etur sa . . . an daas ind ingen what is wrong with the girl, Vita Br. 5 . ni fetarsa cid no-tó I do not know what is the matter with me, ZCP viii 176.5 . cid no-taí? Sc.M² 3 . roḟetarsa a n-attath[a]i. Ni taam ni or Cano, Anecd. i 9.25 ( SCano 293 ). cid tāthaí, a maccu? . . . oc imresain atām . . ., Ériu viii 157.16 . ni confetatarsin cid rombui hissennath, RC iii 344.10 . dia ḟis cid robái (rombui, v.l.) grían to find out what was the matter with the sun, Ériu iv 140.13 .

With prep. DO feels (inimically) towards, is angry with, worries: propter incredulitatem fracti sunt .i. cani airi .i. badochu lem són is [hed] romboth doib that is the fault found with them, Wb. 5b31 . cren dímsa m'ingin . . . Cid dathir di? . . . Is dichmarcach what cause of annoyance has she given? Vita Br. 13 . fiarfaig Conchobar scēla dō. —Cidh tāi di ṡodain? ol Bricriu why do you bother with it? ZCP v 502.15 . cadai-siu duind?, TTebe 424 . In good sense treats in a special manner: ca tāthar dúin do domnach des / sech gach laithi lāndiles? `why do we hold Sunday above . . .?' Ériu iii 143 § 7 . With added prep.: cidh 'ma bfuile dam? ZCP x 10.11 . ná bí réd chathrachaibh dhúinn `talk not to us of your forts', Content. vi 31 . See further s.v. daas. Frequ. in class. verse in phrase gá dtá, dás (acht) what is the use? in short. Either gá dtá or gá tá may be used to suit alliteration, see Ir. Syll. Poetry 86 . fogus orchra don éigsi / gá ttás cur ré coiméidsi `how can she be saved?' Studies 1923, 421 § 1 . gá dás luadh imdheachta an ḟir? `what need to recount', TD 13.40 . gá dás mé dá mīrbuile / acht sé d'fás ó ÓghMuire, IGT Decl. ex. 200 . gá dtám? —acht torchuir bu dheas in short, TD 3.10 . With follg. prep.: gá dtám ris . . . / acht meise féin foidhidneach, TD 3.41 . ga dtú ris, a rí L.? / ort chuirim mo chomuirghe, 30.12 . ní bhiú ris acht, Dán Dé vi 31 . ní fhuilim dó, xi 30 .

(e) With words indicating number, quantity in sense of accompanied by, having: bí[i]th a th[a]urchreicc cóic ṡétaib, Críth G. 71 . baei Conairi a ceithri cairpthig il-Lifiu, BDD 12 (a cethror cairpdech, v.l.). itó-sa lín do gona, TBC-LL¹ 434 . denam d'ḟiadach na muice in lín Feinde atámait, Acall. 2223 . atáthaoi líon a n-ithte, Keat. iii 4439 . atú-sa caegait fer, MR 248.17 . Later: bed-sa ┐ mili ridiri maraen rium ad diaig, ZCP vi 41.9 .

II Expressing state, condition, kind, etc. with pred. consisting of noun, pron. or adj. (usage more usual with copula, see introd. section above).

(a) With noun pred.: boe sab suithe cech dind, ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). boe saegul sneid, 24 . boe dind oc libur leigdocht, 27 . biait betha airchind they will be chieftains of the world, Rawl. 125b9 . With subj. standing between the vb. and pred.: atá dia atach ṅ-dún-ni ais dethrebo God is a refuge to us the people of the two tribes, Ml. 66d1 . bói Fíachnae Lurga athair Mongáin, Imr. Brain 42.1 . Cf. Sg. 20b3 .

(b) With adj. pred.: boe seim sáth, ACC 25 . biat slana, SR 4167 (copula?). feib atam nocht, 1347 (copula?). bía slan, LU 3344 ( SCC 13 ). Cf. habe . . . (.i. sana sis .i. slán bee), Enchir. Aug. 82a ( ZCP vii 484 ). dlegar doibsium na be lobtaigh cor ( ar dlegar doibsium na bed lobthaig cor, O'Dav. 1191 ) (Atk. in Glossary emends to be[t]), Laws iv 54.10. atámait ainmfesach, RC xxiv 371.7 . bítíss meth (leg. methi, ed.) occ tinntúd, IT iii 235.z . co filim garbliath i rricht, LU 1272 . ro boísium imnedach i tossuch a bethad, LL 7305 . ro-bádus-[s]a dronnach, PH 2788 . céin beorsa beó as long as I am alive, Ériu v 222.46 . is follus co fuilti eaclach, Fier. 69 . maith dīghōltar ant andlocht / bethar taoblom tarrnocht trūagh folk will be, ZCP xii 395.23 . With subj. betw. vb. and pred.: is trissa ndede sin biid duine slán et fírian, Wb. 4d33 . amal mbís tegdís fás [amm]edón ┐ scópthe gl. sicut domus uacans et scopata, Tur. 14 ( Thes. i 485.23 ). arrobói a rígthech lán de rígaib, Imr. Brain 1 . amal no beithi féin béo and, Trip.² 2972 . co mbatar na hádnaicti óbéla, PH 676 . bis an puls tonnmur lethan, Rosa Angl. 272.8 . oir dobi se crodha do laim ┐ mor do mét, Fier. 2 .

(c) With part. as pred. Immediately follg. vb. (see GOI 475-6 ; OIPG 147 ): amal nombemmis érchóilti gl. tanquam morti destinatos, Wb. 9a3 . biid ersoilcthi ar chiunn for ríg `be ye opened before your king' (of doors), Ml. 46a7 . co rabais (rabhdais, v.l.) marbtha mudaigthi, TTebe 854 . With subj. standing between vb. and pred.: ataat mesai Dǽ nephchomtetarrachti the judgements of God are incomprehensible, Ml. 55d11 . céin nombetis inna saigtea tuidmithi inna feuil `as long as the arrows were fixed in his flesh', Ml. 58a9 . órobatar ind liss dúntai, Imr. Brain 1 . co ra-bi in uli demnaigecht fomamaigthi dó, PH 2796 .

(d) In sentences where the vb. stands in a nasalising rel. clause and refers to a pred. expressed in the principal clause: is faittech rond-boi som, Ml. 21d4 . ni ba cian mbias in pecthach, 56c22 . fer . . . nadip romar bed a sommæ a man . . . whose wealth should not be too great, Thes. ii 241.9 . is-gáibthech atátur i-sin-magh sin, RC xxiv 378.12 . is trog robas isin chotlad sin, Ériu v 34.z . ní cás duid madh diomdhach raibh / grása Dé . . ., Dán Dé xix 22 . [is] slán do bhaoi an brat-sain, xii 22 .

(e) In the type of sentence where the description constitutes an independent sentence with copula: ego sum uermis et non homo .i. atāim-si conad cruim mē ┐ nāch duine, Corm. Y 211 . ro boi Victor co mbo ḟortachtaigthid do Pátraic, ACL iii 10 § 8 = Trip.² 217 . unus non est . . . .i. nochon fhil int aen co mbad airim, acht ata conidh fotha airim, Auraic. 689 . dom dóigh . . . robadhuis uair ecin ┐ roba díl anora tú `it seems to me . . . that there was once a time when thou wert worthy of honour', ZCP vi 99.5 .

badb

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Forms: Badb, baidhbh, bodb, Badbchadh

n ā, f. Note also a s. Badb, LL 6939. n p. baidhbh, IGT Decl. ex. 814. Earlier bodb . Name of a war-goddess; hooded crow; scald-crow (in which form the goddess appeared). See RC i 32 ff. , Études Celt. viii 407 f . and Heldensage p. 63 . Represented as stirring up conflict, foretelling slaughter and rejoicing over the slain; in translation literature usually equated with the Furies. Machae .i. b.¤ nō asī an tres morrīgan, O'Mulc. 813. Nemain Danand B.¤ is Macha/Morrígu . . ./ bantuathecha Tuathe De Danand, LL 16541. cu cuala ní in boidb dinib collaib, LU 4937. ind Neamain (.i. in B.), TBC-LL¹ 2444. atcithea in b.¤ catha gach n-aidhchi (= Erinnys), CCath. 902. an b.¤ . . . .i. Tisipone, TTebe 4313 . cru fechto .i. b.¤ , Corm. Y 308. Cf. O'Dav. 375. teathra .i. badhb, no feanóg, O'Cl. badhbh, fíach garbh, préachan ingneach, Eg. Gl. 59. ? cro tria rinne bodhbh mos linge, AFM i 302.x . co ṅgés b.¤ dia burd dia blai (of a shield), LL 18398. tanac-sa im baidb buaidertha co tech m'athar (because bringing tidings of slaughter ?), TTebe 1899 . loch na baidbe (also referred to as a `péist'), BNnÉ 135. 15 .

Of leucistic ravens : atractatar badba bána béllethna osa cennaib, LL iv 32510 . grēchfaitit badba bānæ, BDC 124 .314 .

Of humans, with negative connotations: Imdai na mBadb. Atconnarc triar nocht hi cléthi, LU 7653 . do éirgitar teóra hingena … .i. trí badhba … ┐ trí hamaidi, Comp. CC 80 § 12 . a bhaidhbh! 'thou witch!', Atlantis iv 120.28 (of Aoife).

Of humans, with positive connotations: borb do bhualadh, a bhadhbh Cabha 'harsh your smiting, O scald-crow of Cabha', Giolla Brighde 116 § 31 . a bhadhbh Chruachan, DDána 84.3 (of a chief). ar ógbhaidhbh eich `young raven-like steed', Magauran 1252 . badhbh bionnchuain Bhreagh 'the warrior of the sweet shore of Breagha', Celtica xxvi 97 § 4 . níor shaor badhbh airmghéar Uisnigh | saighnéan na n-arm n-éachtaigh sin 'the flash of those deadly weapons did not save the sharp-weaponed hero of Uisneach', Celtica xxvi 101 § 27 .

Attrib. g s. in sense deadly, fatal, dangerous, ill-fated: badhba .i. túath, Ériu xiii 75 § 196. badhb .i. túath thire, O'Cl. crothsait cress ṁbodbae `ein Kriegsgedränge', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 20.24 . in t-indellchró bodba fer talman, LU 6410. na bairendlecca bodba (of stones used as missiles), TBC-LL¹ 4662. briathra baidhbhe . . . ┐ tuath-bhan-glór (i.e. words of ill-omen), MR 294.21 . ní mar bu baidhbi (i.e. dying kine), Leb. Cert. 46.9 .

Compds. Forming nn. pr. Badbchadh, MacCarthy 184 n. Bodbgal mc. Fergale, Ann. Inisf. A.D. 752 . In other compds. usually with meaning deadly, warlike, venomous: lucht onad buidi badbfiach, Rawl. 77a22 . in badblaech Berngal, LL 2365. do-chúatar huile i mbadbraind 'they all became the portion of crows', SR (Greene) 5400 . badbrí Cuicidh hErend huili, Auraic. 5167. Bruchst. i 7 § 7. badbruat[h]ar calma, Aen. 2855. oc toibeim for Láegairi don badbscel ro innis (false) tale of slaughter, LU 8939 (H, FB 70 ).

With adj. in bennfhata badbluath cetlong in betha .i. Argo, TTebe 1941 .

With adj. derived from noun: mna buaidirthi badbchaeintecha . . . na nGrec, TTebe 4777 . See also s.v. badbda.

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bráth

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Forms: brách, -áith, -átha, bratha

n u and o, m. See GOI 198. 1 - 3 . Wagner, Beiträge 294 n.13 , ZCP xxviii 238. Also brách. b.¤ m. g s. -áith, -átha, no pl. inflexion, IGT Decl. § 38.

Judgment, esp. the last Judgment, Doom, Doomsday: brath .i. combrec din donni is braut .i. judex. is la brethemain din a ænur in laethesin in brátha .i. Jesu Christi , Corm. 6. brāth a bratio, ar is ed būaid dēdenach bīas .i. lāithe mbrātha. Bratiium didiu mind doberar for cend mīled iar coscar: sic breth brātha iar forcinn gnīma cāich, O'Mulc. 123. bairesc .i. forcend mbrātha, 179 , cf. O'Dav. 308. lasnahí dofuircifea b.¤ i mbethu `the Judgment', Wb. 25b16 . isamlid dorriga dia do b.¤ `even so God will come to judgment', 28 . co iar mbrath `until after Doom', Ml. 128b1 . immi co tíssat do brāth (:cāch) that led by him (sc. Pátraic) they may come to Judgment, Thes. ii 316.4 (Hy. ii). donnesmart i mb.¤ a brithemnacht .i. arin brithemnas bratha, 322.9 , 28 (Hy. iii). dogoa bethaid no brath he chooses life or doom, LL 19069 ( Misc. Hib. 17 § 3 ). baramhail ar bh.¤ (of a futile attempt), ML 98.12 . sgela . . . an bhracha, KMMisc. 316.27 . smál borb an brátha, IGT Decl. ex. 993. ar cinn bráith (: -tráith), ex. 994 .

Legal: brath .i. bríad .i. fuigheall. ┐ fuigheall on mbreithir brath, O'Cl. b.¤ Cai Judgment of Cae (name of a mythical lawgiver, see Laws i 20 f. Introd. to Senchus Mór), a legal precept , O'Mulc. 125 cited infra; hence law inherent in such a precept, customary law ( Bürgschaft 75.16 ): ba Cai ba breithem laisin luingius uile (sc. luinges macc Míled). Inde dicitur Brethcath no brath Cai . . . brath amh inn cach brethi . . . amuil asberur brath . . . don brath deighinuigh beirius Dia for a duile, Laws i 22.4 - 7 Comm. bráthchæi .i. brethcheo ǽi. aliter quod est verius .i. Cǽi Cænbrethach . . . nach tan bíther can ríg isna tuathaib is bráthchǽi fogniad forru fri hurradus. dia mbe imorro rig is rechtge són amail as maith lais, Corm. 7. Cf. a mbreith Chæi Chaenbrethaig, 9 s. clithar sét. nach tan din mbithe cin rí is na hib (sic) tuathaib is brácai fogni eturra fria urradus dia mbe imorro, ri is rechtgi son amail is maith lais is aire din isberar Cae caoinbrethach de fo bith it bretha rachta no beri, O'Curry 2278 ( Eg. 88, 20bb ). brathcae .i. breth .i. aithgin ae .i. dire, 2757 (81a1), O'Dav. 244. brathchai .i. bretho Cai, ainm aicepta bēlri, O'Mulc. 125. amail isbeir a mBrathchae: anad cach athgabala, etc., Laws i 210.28 . it cetheora urrathas docuisin: urrathas bratha cai, ┐ urrathas cana, ┐ aurrathas cairdi, ┐ aurrathas fri neimtiu, 260.14 .i. a cin a brethemh[n]acht Cai Cainbrethaidh urris .i. is fair aratus a cin is in riaghuil, 274. 29 Comm. it cetheora arag fristobngiter na ceithri aurathais; aithgabail fri brat[h]a Cai, giall fri cain, aitire fri cairddi, gell fri neimthiu, 260.16 (see Bürgschaft loc. cit.). See Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 195 - 199 , ZCP xxxi 39 , Celtica x 51 .

In phrr. día (lá) brátha, see 3 día, : fri laa brátha gl. ad iudicium, Wb. 29a28 . cu llae .m.brátho, Thes. ii 239.14 (Ardm.). b.¤ bennachtan a sentence of blessing (precise application in TBC not clear): bia foind animsin co roseacha brāth bennacht ( bennachtan, LU 6100 ) fort, TBC-I¹ 1629 (Cú Ch. to the Morrígu). dombertsom brāth bennachtan furi, 1752 = b.¤ bennachtan, LU 6254. is é brath forgell (compound bráthḟ. ?) bennachtan Domnaill . . . ro briathraigestar as á bheol `it was in reality the influence of the blessing of . . . D.', etc. MR 298.8 .

In adverbial phr. co b.¤ , co dé mbrátha (see 3 día) till Doomsday, for ever; in neg. sentence never: cech nóeb bói, fil, bías / co b.¤ . . . `up to Doom', Fél. Ep. 290. méraid co dé ṁbratha (: rrátha), Prol. 174. adopart Áed aidacht . . . du P. cu bb.¤ , Thes. ii 242.19 (Ardm.). co brāch nō īar mbrāch, ZCP x 345.2 . ni ba fer dam-sa co brach thú, vi 34.6 . 'na ainbheas go b.¤ ná bíod let them never be ignorant of it, Dán Dé ix 21 . co dtī an brāth, ML² 163.

In wider sense doom, destruction: brath .i. milleadh, O'Cl. ō thuc b.¤ do Ch. `dealt doom to C.', Hail Brigit 5 . is bēimm do brāth (: āth) ma robīth destruction (Meyer), Bruchst. i 55 § 123 ; AFM ii 648.24 . co mbi brāth do thúathaib ┐ do ecailsib `ruin to peoples and churches', Ériu i 218 § 3. brāth for buidne (of a warrior), TBC-I¹ 353. b.¤ ┐ digal, LL 32665 ( TTr. 1873 ). fá díothúghadh deagh-dhaoine . . . an brath céad ┐ ceann ┐ colann `the loss in men', etc. ML 130.25 . daíg ni b.¤ dar brúach, LL 10333. an brath tar bruachaibh `the (man of) destruction over the border', CF 307.

Attrib. g s.: tene bratha `the fire of Doomsday', Mon. Tall. 129.37 . In vague general meaning great, terrible, awful: blascbeim brátha (in collision of fighting bulls), LL 12372. tonn bhrátha an talmhan ar troimnimh (of Vikings), SGS iv 66 § 28.

Compds. With nouns and verbal nouns: aga buaidred, ┐ aga bhrath-aimsiugad, MR 268.30 . brath-airlech na mbuiden, 238.9 . bráithbemenna mára deadly blows, LU 10459. bar a bráthbalcbemmennaib, LL 107846 (TBC). o brathbuilleadaib mora mileta `lethal blows', TTebe 2531 . noco cumgaid . . . a aisneis in brathlai bodba dorocair ar lar na Troi day of doom, BB 444b4 . in brathlecc bidbad, LL 8220 `the des- tructive stone of enemies' (sc. Fergus), TBC-LL² 657 . ro fotraicsidar . . . an mbrathluirg `the lethal club', TTebe 1003 . U. cona brathsluagaib `destructive horde', Caithr. Thoirdh. 45.17 . cona bhrathsocraite, 49.34 . leis an mbráith-theine with the fire of Doom, TSh. 4003.

With adjj. derived from nouns: beithir . . . braithbéimniuch, MR 278.25 . braithbheartach .i. mórbhuilleach, no móirbhriathrach, O'Cl. buarach brath-bodb[d]a `mighty', MR 296.10 . mac Aeda bratbuillig (sic) `warlike', 292.11 . a bráthbullig Midi (subst.), LU 8111 ( FB 8 ). buidni brathgonacha, ZCP xxx 114.31 .

2 bronnaid

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v (ext. application of 1 bronnaid, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 478 ). IGT Verbs § 80. bronn, deonuigh, aontuigh, tabhair, Eg. Gl. 75. cid tarraid allaid cendaid / gellaid bearraidh is bronnaid, IT iii 86 § 91 . Bressal Bronncaín ar a mhét do bronnadh a chaín rígh do chách, Cóir Anm. 208. ni bronnfa acht trian trin na fine (regulation governing a comarba), Laws iii 46.14 Comm. seachta cach aithgena / dobrontar uaidib `the seventh . . . is given by them', Leb. Cert.² 1090. bronnaim thu a mhic . . . do Chiarán, SG 5.30 . gach ar pronn tú . . . d'ór, Duan. F. ii 210 § 24 . bronnaidh a ghroigh (a patron), IGT Decl. ex. 354. ? ār bodb[d]a bron[n]ais `he wrought a terrible slaughter', ZCP iii 45.1 .

Vn. 2 bronnad.

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 cró

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cró or dil.ie/13021
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Forms: chrao, crai, cr, crui, cruu, cruib, crú, craoithe, chraí, craí(the

n o m. n s. croa, ZCP ix 453.9 . a s. chrao, Ériu i 214.4 . g s. crai, Laws iii 494.11 Comm. d s. cr, Corm. Y 306 . n p. crui, Laws iv 20.5 . a p. cruu (guaranteed by metre), ZCP iii 216.4 . d p. cruib, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 36.12 . Later also with n s. crú. Cf. n p. craoithe, Leb. Gab.(i) 32 n. 3 . c.¤ (an eich) m., g s. an chraí , n p. craí(the, IGT Decl. § 87 . c.¤ (an eich), c.¤ (ón chroaigheacht), c.¤ (cáolaigh), inann ghabhaid, Cró (Cuinn) mar sin acht gan illradh aige, ib. acht craí lána do láoghaibh (proscribed), ex. 1627 .

A term of very wide application, the basic meaning being enclosure, enclosed space, fold, pen, etc. crābed .i. . . . crau imme ar Dia, O'Mulc. 208 . cro gl. [haec casula], Ir. Gl. 122 . cro cumung, Metr. Gl. 20 . cro .i. cumang, Lec. Gl. 551 . M 345 . cruimt[h]er .i. crō-imbi-ter .i. crō og a māinib ┐ crō ima imrād ┐ crō ima brēt[h]ir ┐ ima gnīm, Corm. Y 396 .

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(a) Of animals sty, stall, pen, fold : airleng for cro na muice, O'D. 1701 (H 2.12, 8.2). c.¤ roimh oirc (prov.), Ir. Gl. 156.25 . orc a cru finni (letter a in pig-ogam), Auraic. 5675 . muc as gach crú, BNnÉ 265.35 . Cf. ocht n-anmanna in[n]a muc . . . cro . . . ceis, deil, O'Dav. 360 . ic sádud a crúi `in planting the stakes of her cattle-pen', Metr. Dinds. iii 376.4 . deich crái gacha dorais . . . .x. loig in gach crúo, Fél. 88.20 - 21 . hūan corcra a crū asaine, ACL iii 244 § 14 . i gcrú an asail, Aithd. D. 73.10 . aonchro caorach, Luc. Fid. 5678 . cro con anfaitig, Laws iii 416.6 Comm. Cf. techtughudh do breith isin fearann co cruibh ime no cen cruibh ime, O'D. 2272 ( Rawl. B 506, 23c ). crui tire do tellach, Laws iv 20.5 `to occupy separate enclosures', Celtica vi 235 = cru .i. ime, ut est crui tire do theallach, O'Dav. 527 . tar chro, ┐ is leth muna bét(h) crui fences, Laws iv 30.22 Comm. By extension, space between an animal's legs: .ix. duirn a fot airtem (a) leithet a crui iar nairthur (.i. in bail ar coraiged teascad in tarra iar nairthir itis da chois cinn na muice) dorn leithet a crai a niarthur (.i. iter a da cois tona) 'nine fists its length, a fist with thumb extended its fore intercrural width (i.e. the place where the tarr was cut in front between the two front legs of the pig); a fist its hind intercrural width (i.e. between his two hind legs)' Peritia xv 317-18 .

(b) Of persons hut, cell, prison : fo chrú cacht `an imprisoning pen', Metr. Dinds. iv 122.9 . C. beó 'n-a crú chumung, iii 6.64 . duine do-dheachaidh fa ch.¤ became prisoner (?), Aithd. D. 51.4 . at cru, a cullaig! (said to seeker of sanctuary), Ann. Conn. 1342.3 . ag coimhéad an chraoi 'n-a raibhe S.M. i mbroid `the cell', Keat. iii 1524 . c.¤ meathaigh, Mac Aingil 2460 .

(c) With gen. of n. pr. or n. loc. (freq. in poetry): do chuartaigh tar c.¤ n-Uladh `beyond the far limits', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 374.3 . c.¤ Chrúachain Connaught , IGT Decl. ex. 1354 . buaidh a mbiodbadh ac crú Cuind Ireland , ZCP ii 342.29 budh tréad gan bhuachaill crú Cuinn, DDána 81.14 . oighir Chraoi Connla, Ir. Syll. Poetry 68 § 5 . ar lár croi Ia `in the middle of Iona', AFM iii 134.19 .

(d) Encircling band of weapons, persons, warriors, etc., hence bodyguard, troop, (line of) battle: c.¤ sleg ┐ scíath . . . 'ma ríg ṅHerend, LL 38703 . a ngúaille risin c.¤ crann, IGT Decl. ex. 1156 . i gcrú chleath, DDána 117.24 . saor an chraoi `the man who forms his circle of spears', O'Hara 2402 . imos cuirset c.¤ sciatrach do sciathaib órda . . . impu, Alex. 470 . muinter Í Ch. cro teand im tighearna, IT iii 92 § 136 . do ládh c.¤ uimpi d'ḟeraibh guard (of Christ's tomb), Ériu iv 112.11 . ina mbuaili bodba ┐ ina cro cat[h]a, CCath. 4980 . dorinedh cro gaile imon airdrig, Ériu viii 40.18 . ? crai mialata, BB 378b20 = crumlata, KZ xxxiii 83.22 . a bharr c.¤ `O lord of battle', Aithd. D. 20.17 . Cf. c.¤ aingel . . . oc anorugud a anma, LB 275a54 ( onórugud, SG 59.23 ).

(e) Miscellaneous exx. with attrib. gen.: dos-ratais i c.¤ bidbad iat you left them at the mercy of enemies, MU² 884 . The following examples (crú bodba, crú fechta) may properly belong to 1 crú. Pokorny translates ' raven' and connects it with Lat. corvus, IEW 570 . c.¤ bodba (bodbda ?), RC xiii 114 § 156 . Cf. is crú fechta (.i. badb) modcernae, LU 8904 . Cf. cru fechto .i. badb, Corm. Y 308 . crúḟechta .i. bodba, O'Dav. 375 . cru .i. badb, fechta .i. cath . . . cairbidhib crúfechta, H 3.18, 61b10 . c.¤ búada precinct (of Temair), Metr. Dinds. i 28.20 . Cathir Chroind c.¤ buada, LL 3540 . focresa cro comairle ┐ cindti `a meeting for council', Ériu viii 56.9 . i gcomhdháil ndruadh chraoi gcorma in a ring round ale (?), Hackett² xvii 39 . c.¤ cotaig ┐ oentad `covenant and union', RC xiii 72 § 75 . c.¤ cadat ┐ caradraidh, xxix 138.30 . ? cro cuil im Chellach i foss, O'Mulc. 208 . c.¤ cummaisc of metres using features belonging to different structures ( Murphy Metrics 77 ): cro cumaisc etir randaigecht mbicc ┐ casbairdni (i.e. 73 + 72), IT iii 68 § 9 . cro cummaisc etir randaigecht moir ┐ casbairdne (i.e. 72 + 71 ), § 7 . lethidir c.¤ dernann dil `the hollow', Ériu iv 96.1 . Cf. an c.¤ Logo, RC xii 78 § 69 prob. `some hut or other enclosure in which Lugh put his winnings', n. ethais corp crín c.¤ péne `fold of torment', Imr. Brain 46 .

In n. loc. sruith shenoir Chraoi Caoimhghin, AFM ii 1020.z `St. Kevin's kitchen', n.

(f) socket, hoop (of lance), eye (of needle) etc.: sleg . . . co fethan óir impi o irlond co c.¤ , LU 10665 . líathga mór co tríchait semmand trina c.¤ , TBC-LL² 4488 . lán a glacc . . . da hindsma ┐ da c.¤ (of spear), Acall. 4922 . ? c.¤ trí rinne bodb moslinge, SG 409.10 = AFM i 302.x . gearr do bháoi an cróisin gan chrann, IGT Decl. ex. 577 . co tarla cach snáthat díb hi c.¤ araili, LU 8858 ( FB 65 ). c.¤ snáthaiti, 4882 (TBC). im snathait, .i. set int snaith ina cro, Laws i 152.30 Comm. dul tré ch.¤ shnáthaide, Mk. x 25 .

(g) box, container : trian a cruib glaisne, leth mad coitethe 'vom Waid in crōs (containers, in Vorbereitung) ein Drittel; wenn er gehärtet (fertig) ist, die Hälfte' Stud. in E. Ir. Law 36.12 . .i. [trian] asin glaisin ina cet cru leth . . . .i. as in cru tanaiste no madat hurlam, Laws ii 372.23 Comm . nomhadh na glaisni ... ar a buan ... trian as in chet-chru, ... leth as in chru tanaisi, 'out of the first container … out of the second container' 418.9 Comm. , Celtica xv 5 . iarna minugad co techt a cro, [.i. . . . ina cet cro], 'until it goes into the container' Laws ii 374.2 Comm , Celtica xv 5 . trian iarna cét cotadh .i. isin cru tanuisi, O'D. 303 (H 3.17, 237) .

II hereditary property, inheritance : D. co lín c.¤ , Trip.² 392 . cislir rann fil for crū ?, Ériu i 214.14 . isna hībh crōaibh aile, 215.11 . confoglaither cin iar ndibad ┐ croaibh, O'D. 548 ( H 3.17, 436 ). daer gabla no crai, Laws v 518.18 Comm. nī crō co cōiccir fo cosmailius clīaro, Ériu i 215.y . do chunchid roith croi for Aed . . . .i. delg nos facbad cech rig di aroile, LB 238cb23 . re c.¤ a shean `steading', Ériu xvi 133 § 24 . DDána 74.60 . a shéd craí na dheaghaidh dhuit, IGT Decl. ex. 1629 . re taisgidh is c.¤ carad (of a harp) `relic', Magauran 886 . tairgid cairt ar c.¤ a cinid `land of their family', Ériu iv 224.23 . ? im chrú nochar fhuirigh aonarc, Measgra D. 61.111 (in sense (a), Ed.). Note also crui `cattle', Laws i 214.25 , 298.15 Comm. , crai, iv 26.11 , 12 etc.

In follg. exx. wd. is of doubtful application and/or meaning): turthughadh craoi, Ériu xiii 23.24 . fuidir goible, fuidir chrui, fuidir gola 'der fuidir des Galgens, der fuidir des Bluttodes, der fuidir der Grube' Ir. Recht 65-66 . og na bi fer craidh, O'Curry 2546 ( Eg. 88, 45 (46)d ). ni acair nad caemclai o croib in forais, Laws i 102.y `sheds'. ? lan . . . di cormaim no as co cro(?) . . . lan di as cen cro(?), O'D. 936 ( H 3.17, 658 ). bid croa na trī forus (of saint), ZCP ix 453.9 . is cro timorgne cach aighnedha a arach fri comus n-æi, xii 364.7 . tri cro in tuile (of waves), BB 374a11 (cf. Dinds. 45 ). is ed rosaigh inn ardrígh asin cruid, Ériu i 215.3 . rachoidh sí c.¤ tar comhaidh (untranslated), O'Hara 4105 . cro Grigair gan rath nā rabh (sic leg.) / da minaigh cath 'ga chosnamh, ACL iii 245 § 25 ` house ', Aithd. D. 49.25 . is crō dá sét .i. coimhét, ZCP v 486 § 7 (B. na f.). in c.¤ caem (of willow tree), SG 245.25 . ni thiaghaid feacht nó sluaigheadh acht ar chródh `for pay', Leb. Cert. 96.26 (crod ?).

Compds. With nouns. ? croaithlich torgi fiann, ZCP viii 306.21 . ar chróbhothaibh bochtán `hovels', Keat. i 54.11 . in crobuaile cat[h]a `fold of battle', CCath. 5378 . 'na gcróbhuaile chumhaing (of hell), TSh. 6696 . i ngonaib ┐ i crobuillib baís (1 crú ?), LL 12785 . cróichíor chruinn a déad, Hackett² iv 22 . crō-c[h]līat[h], Corm. Y 371 . conboing catha cróchombág, LU 8352 ( FB 24 ). ag cróinnsmadh a ccraoisech fitting out their spears, Hugh Roe² 224.2 . sin chro-inse (: millsi), Rawl. 164a54 . gus in gcrōmhainnir chatha, Celtica i 117.125 . crotacra . . . .i. tagra . . . do-ghnither i cro airechta, Cóic Con. 60 § 144 n.4 . beit it chróthreibh coitechta `populous household', Leb. Cert.² 158.6 . With adjj. drud re roibhthibh, cúilte cróbhodhbhdha warlike(?), DDána 83.8 . caór catha crobuilnig, ZCP viii 306.15 . a ṡlegha crannremra cródhaingne, Acall. 1553 . a dhá chraoisigh . . . chró-fhairsinge, ML 112.21 . ech . . . coelchos cálethan (leg. crua-) broad-hoofed, LU 8665 ( FB 50 ) = crualethon, Eg. ( IT i 278 n. 18 ). dá craísigh . . . cróremra, CF² 681 . fr isrengad cucu na crusighi crothuilli open- socketed (?), B. Fermoy 77b24 . In n. loc. Cathir Chróḟind, Metr. Dinds. i 28.20 .

do-léci

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-léci or dil.ie/18012
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: -teilc-, -tailc-, tilg-, tailc-, do-feilc-, teilc, nachatelcid, darlecius, tarlucus, doreilgis, dorelic, teilcithe, telcud, teilcid, tarlaicid, teilcithiu

v (* to-lēic-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 564 ); prototonic -teilc-; in Mid.Ir. also -tailc- and occas. tilg-. For the stem tailc- see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 561 , GOI p. 532 . ? 1 s. dolegem, Celtica xxv 251-52 . Also with deut. stem do-feilc-. Ipv. 2 s. teilc, Thes. ii 258.12 . 2 pl. nachatelcid, Wb. 15d4 . Perf. 1 s. darlecius (?), IT i 162 n. 11 . tarlucus, 222.8 (LU). 2 s. doreilgis, 102.24 . 3 s. dorelic, LL 3805 . Part. teilcithe. Vn. telcud. Later as simple vb. teilcid, tarlaicid. IGT Verbs § 71 .

I Lets come, lets go, lets loose .

(a) dosleici Cuchulaind riam lets them go before him (?), TBC-I¹ 770 . nísteilcset a ndrúid ass sein would not let them set out thence, 20 . nistailcc Medb isin chath M. did not let them into the battle, 3538 . ni tarlaiced . . . dochum in chatha, LL 119a6 . snithe ōir fria etan conna teilged a folt fo agid to keep his hair from (falling about) his face, IT i 131.21 . dolléic sechund int ech-sin `let that horse pass us', RC iii 183.35 . — tuleic isin les, ar N. Dolleig an dorrsaidh seca let (us) enter . . . let them pass, xii 78 § 71 . rofurim a cend fond usci . . . nis tarlaic súas did not let her up (?), viii 152.21 . nachatelged i tír let him not allow him to land, Ériu i 114 § 3 . ní tharlaic Bodb . . . Cliach dochum síd fer Femon would not allow C. to approach, Metr. Dinds. iii 224 . ni ba comus do . . . cu telgi a drutha . . . cu pennaid he will not be empowered to admit . . . to penance, Lib. Flav. i 26 va . áilsi P. ara tailced maccu Cathbad leo P. besought him to let C.'s sons go, Trip. 342.24 . rí rochart Moise . . . co Forann . . . co tarlaiced uad clanna Israhél, SR 3831 .

(b) With DO of pers. lets go . . . to, gives up, concedes . . . to: dolleicther a rrígtech dóib the palace is left to them, FB § 55 . mad ferr intí dia teilge [inn abdaine] ar do feilge osar do tsinser, O'D. 554 ( H 3.17 437 ). ma tarluic a n-anail doib `if he has allowed them breathing time', Laws v 140.25 ; TBC-I¹ 2192 . doleicfithi dō a mbad sāiream na mban that the noblest of the women would be given up to him, TBC-I¹ 1126 . dolēicset dūnad do Muinn, 2905 . dolēcet a seotu ┐ a téchta ndó, ZCP xi 97 § 60 . dollēce (tolleci, talleci, dalleci, v.l.) dorche do sorche, dollece brōn do fhāilti darkness yields itself (gives way) to light (reflex.?), 96 § 54 . muna telgadh a saoire doibh unless he would grant them their freedom, Leb. Gab.(i) 80.26 . Hence absol. allows: is head doleici cét slechtain this is what he allows (` performs '), Mon. Tall. § 28 . Cf. also: ni theilgset dáil na dliged they admitted neither judgement nor law (?), LL 1214 = nir theilgsead d.¤ . . . i n-Inis Fail na fuineadh, BB 33b3 . doléci don (traigid) yields place (a foot), gives way (to): cia dudfailci don gl. cesserit, Ml. 111b23 . dofarlaic don gl. cessit, Tur. 99 ; Ml. 35a1 , 131b2 . ni tarlicid traigid seodo-apostolis yield ye no foot to pseudo-apostles, Wb. 23c4 . teilg traigid dom, TBC-LL¹ 2309 . teilgis C. traigid ar cūl dó, 2314 . is andsin dollēici C. traigid for cūlu re Fergus . . . ara teilced F. traig dō i llō chatha, TBC-I¹ 2153 - 5 . With FRI: doléicc fria dá bráthair marbad Pátraic left it to his two brothers to kill P., Trip.² 1491 .

(c) With FOR lit. allows to come upon: rí tarlaic Muir Romuir ruad | for Forainn cona mórsluag, SR 4021 . ri tharlaic cuce . . . na gorta fora cholainn (of Christ's fast in the wilderness), 7577 . dia ndama næ for tir .i. duleice in duine cessad fair (i.e. undergoes suffering?), Auraic. 1610 . ni teilg nech dib cinta for araile none of them has transferred the crimes to another, Laws ii 280.3 Comm. biathadh dāime tarluic in brathuir ar araile which the kinsman transferred to (let devolve on) the other, i 142.24 Comm. Note also: is gnáth inso dond óis glicc dolleicet forru in dáil that they let the delay (?) come upon them (i.e. suffer themselves to be delayed?), Wb. 13b13 (`pretend to be delayed', Marstrander s.v. 3 dál supra). occasionem damus vobis gloriandi pro nobis .i. nachatelcid fuirib let it not come on yourselves (i.e. do not transfer the boast to your own account; the gloss refers to the words pro nobis, cf. 6 follg.), 15d4 .

With I N-; nach ainim do-lece (dofeilce, v.l.) domaine i trebad which brings about disadvantage to the husbandry, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 24 § 6 .

(d) lets loose, lets go or fall (on), often in hostile sense, esp. with FOR of pers.: dar dreich ṅdomuin . . . dolēcub tonngur ndilenn, SR 2428 . roteilced sroibthene fornaib cōic cathrachuib, Ériu ii 140 § 142 . dia tarlaicthe athach uachta isin mbith, 134 § 113 . dolléicthe tri caittini dia saigid, FB § 57 . doliged coimrith con ┐ curad . . . da hinnsaighi, Fianaig. 64.15 . doleigid cáirigh neimhe a phuball rígh Lochlann chuca, Imr. Brain i 59.26 . tech lán do loscannaib dofarlaicthe dún were let loose on us, JRSAI 1870-1, 386 . tolléicset slóg fair inna dūn, Ériu iii 137.56 . (reflex.) dosrelic T. for sluag nUlad threw himself on, charged, ZCP iii 43 . doléig fá chathaibh Chuinn é féin, ML 28.16 .

II Hence throws, casts, hurls and related meanings: tarlaic .i. do chaith. tarlaicthe .i. do caitheadh, O'Cl.

(a) teilgc cenn meic Bachari 'mach, SR 6979 . rothilg . . . asa dilait é threw him out of his saddle, ZCP vi 29.37 . rotilgsit Sir G. risin sruth, 94.24 . dotheilg san chorn é, SG 240.27 . mo psaltair . . . dusfarlaic fon linn láin, BS 8.2 . do theilg san tobar é, TSh. 5052 . do theilgeadar cranncair they cast lots, Psalms xxii 18 .

(b) Of missiles: dolleici cloich asa thailm, TBC-I¹ 815 . nothelged a chlettini, TBC-LL¹ 892 . il-ladair rateilgthea (of the gae mbulga), 3874 . in goth néit tarlaic Ferches, LL 132a28 . tairlig a lig he flung his stone, RC xvi 147 . saiget . . . dusfarlaic Dallan, Anecd. ii 66.12 . na caertha teinedh do theilgdis dibh, CF 580 . tarlaicsett (sic MS.) cetha cruinphiler a mórgonnadhaibh they discharged showers of balls from cannons, Hugh Roe 314.14 . The pers. (thing) aimed at is introduced by DO, FOR, or other prep.: tolleice C. cloch dō, TBC-I¹ 825 . tarlacit dó na trí coicait bunsach, TBC-LL¹ 917 . dolléci . . . fidchilli don techtaire flings a chessboard at, FB § 61 . tarlaic sleig fair, TBC-LL¹ 2828 . tarlaicset Grecraigi clocha for Pátraic, Trip.² 1587 . dosléged tathbe[i]m forsna heonu, Ériu i 114 § 2 . bás Mongain . . . don ail do teilcc Artuir air, ZCP vi 269 § 7 . tarlaiced forcha tened ina chend-sum, Trip. 464.15 . dosléigi D. saigid isin choirthi, ZCP xiii 177.24 . rothelgiusa gai chucutsu, IT i 103.1 . doligedar cetha soighed ris, ZCP vi 60.19 . tarluig in sleig fuithib, Laws i 6.3 . tarlaic urchur fuithib, RC v 199.11 . Impers. construction: na Troiandai . . . tarlaic foithib co mor otconcadar a rigmilid do tuitim ┐ roascna uaidib a mbruth ┐ a mbrig it was a sore blow to them (?), BB 436a51 .

With transference of obj.: tarlucus urchur dom sleig, LU 3858 ( SCC § 38 ); TBC-I¹ 677 , 2499 ; CCath. 5611 . ní rotheilc imroll riam he never hurled (a missile) that missed its aim, Anecd. i 6.2 . rogab C. in Duaibsech .i. a shleg fadéin . . . tarlaic rout n-urchair uad di, CRR § 51 . tar gach ndiubhraccadh do tarlaicedh etorra, AFM vi 2308 .

(c) throws off, rejects: go tteilc gach dos dlaoi da clúimh till the bushes cast their leaves, ZCP viii 222 § 8 . ? imtuca (= imthugae?) dodafeilgid .i. is ferr leo ni ro do saidh dhe iar toga a mbas oldas a mbetha, O'Curry 469 ( H 3.18 246 ). teilgidh do dhruim a mheanman gach bagar do-ní Dia air amhail do theilgfeadh gallán gaoine an t-ord do buailfidhe uirre, TSh. 1943 . in chuid sin go dteilgitt Gaill may foreigners reject that portion, MR 32 . ní thorlaic side (chucai) scél Polidaim he did not reject P.'s story, TTr.² 1816 . teilgthear sealg ód chuimne forget the chase, Oss. vi 118 . In follg. exx. the idea is rather that of striking off than of throwing: buailis C. a ramhar a muiníl gur theilg in cenn dá choluinn, Ériu viii 139.27 . buaileas . . . do claideamh é gur theilg a dhá chois de, CF 102 (Eg.).

(d) lets down, lowers, casts down , with or without sís or similar adv.: dolécet huadib sís gl. demittunt, Ml. 121b2 . teilcithiu gl. demisso, 54d11 . condarlicthe tech immunn di nim that a house should be let down . . . from heaven, Wb. 15d13 . ind long cethararddidi doleced do nim, FA § 2 . telciter sís i fudamain iffirnd, § 28 . tōcbam cridi suas; teilgem gnúissi sís, ACL iii 313 § 19 . teilcid sís na seólu strike sails, BDD § 48 . telgid a seolu ┐ tiagait ar imrum, Aen. 106 . Oft. reflex.: a ndusleicet inna rind when the planets sink, BCr. 8b10 ( Thes. ii 11 ). doslecfitis nimhe for talmain the heavens would fall upon earth, Ériu ii 140 § 152 . talleici 'na slechtain kneels down , TBC-I¹ 1217 . dolig ara glūinib ē, ZCP vi 25.16 . condatarlaic frisin tenid sat down by the fire, LL 274b4 . nach duine dodforlaic inna fhoscudh, Ériu ii 116 § 50 . dolleci cach dib fria celi contuiliut they lie down in pairs, IT i 145.13 . Somet. with IMM in this sense: dolleici a cend immon cloich, IT i 82.2 . cloch fail i mmedón ind átha dosleice impe she seats herself on it, RC xiii 452.18 . commad im claideb dodoléced he fell on his sword, RC xvi 414.27 . Throws down, overthrows: dolleci C. a rrígthech sís, FB § 25 . lia mhor . . . co tarlaicedh a leth n-íochtarach do Chluain mic Nóis las an uiscce, AFM ii 646.9 . Hence by extension destroys: iss andsu dúib ind naithir . . . Dolléicetar iltúatha dí, TBFr. 415 (`many countries are left a prey to it', Études Celt. ii 13 , cf. ZCP iv 46.15 ). rochindistair [Dia] huili dāine do teilcend, Lec. 66b44 (confusion with dílgend?).

(e) lets fall, spills, sheds (extension of preceding): dofarlaicc déra, Trip.² 2093 . tarlaic M. déra, RC ii 390 § 19 . tir a teilcmis ar ndēra, ACL iii 311 § 4 . banna dorelic assa gruad, ZCP xii 379.8 . co tarlaic a déra fola, BDD § 106 . ni teilcfider fuil isin inud-sa co bráth, Trip. 470.3 . imeasorgain oca teilgtar fuili, Laws v 476.25 . doléci fuil draws blood (somet. with prep. ASS and perh. rather to be classed under follg. paragraph): ni theilcfet fir iffirn fuil essiut co bráth, LL 283b46 , cf. Fél. p. 152 . intí asa teilced fuil, ba marb re ndē nōmaide, TBC-I¹ 1488 . ní beo dia telcenn fuil he from whom it (a spear) draws blood dies, ZCP xii 244.13 . tuc fascadh ar T. cor theilg braen fola ar barr gach meoir da meraibh, CF 207 . In follg. late ex. apparently intrans. flows: da mbia an fuil tiugh ní teilginn acht 'na baindedhaib becca, 23 F 19, 7va38 .

(f) throws out, ejects , oft. with ASS: telgidh an t-inadh an t-aer as, Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.24 . teilgtear as na drochdháoine, Proverbs xii 7 . gach deoch no eabdais dusrelcctís hi frithisi they would vomit, Hugh Roe 24.1 = notelgdís, AFM vi 1918.16 . mad eisealbach an duine ┐ gurub baeghal telgan do denam do if there be danger of his vomiting, 23 P 10, 67.47 . nausae (= nausea) . . . maille re fonn teilgthe, 24 P 3, 56.7 . Loosely used in follg.: tarlaicc a cloidim asa tenntig he drew (lit. let loose) his sword from its scabbard, Grail 1891 .

(g) sends out, emits , utters (extension of preceding in various senses): tolléic a osnaid, FB § 88 . dauirtech .i. tech a telcter duair (focail), Laws v 102.28 Comm. tarlag-sa chucu . . . focla finda filed, Anecd. i 47 § 4 . dia ēcnuch ┐ aithisib . . . dolléici tenga cāich, Ériu ii 118 § 56 . Ferta Esclaim . . . a telctis cesta fir maith `where good men used to cast questions' (put, ask questions?), Metr. Dinds. ii 20 . ma dofeilget a neipert a narach doib `if they give their word as a bond (?)' (Plummer MS. notes), O'D. 717 ( H 3.17 523 ). a ghnúis do theilg ruithneadh róis, A. Ó Dálaigh xx 14 . doléci anáil exhales breath: crét tái cen t'anál do lécud immach anossa? uair is menic rothelcis anallana hí, PH 8135 . dia ttealccat an lucht úd a n-anala if . . . get breathing time, AFM v 1766 (cf. I (b) supra).

(h) Various: tailcidh bar ccurcha isin tracht, Anecd. ii 15.23 . rotilgedh ar in muir iad were cast adrift, KMMisc. 318.27 . teilcfidhther sil Bríain tar an Sinainn will be driven, ZCP iii 32.7 . ortsa do teilgiodh mé ón mbroinn I was cast upon thee, Psalms xxii 10 . íarraigh ar tús flaitheas Dé . . . ┐ teilgfidhthear na neithe-si uile chugaibh shall be added unto you, Matthew vi 23 . doléige i n-athghoirit gacha conaire lets loose (his troops), Hugh Roe 98.9 .

III leaves, abandons: tarlacmar ar tir tria bitho, Snedg. u. Mac R 12 § 52 . doléicfider Hēriu secht mbliadna ria mbráth, RC xxvi 48 . isin dara bliadain . . . dolléicset Gōidil Manaind, ZCP viii 327.33 . dobert side dó Mag T.; tallēicc a shíl íar cath C., 308.17 . doroiffnetar maicc ind rīg | co tarlaic tir nGoedel ngarg, xii 387.19 . (Fig.) nā telg . . . in mbrēithir adrubairt; nicon biad do māine dia trēicea, Ériu v 236.79 .

IV casts in one's mind, weighs, considers, forms an opinion or plan (late use): intí dar dlighidh nadura m'fhuil do dīn, go t[e]ilginn bāss d'imert orum plans to inflict death on me, Fier. 12 . gur theilg se beith a cumsanad (= ut requiem sibi daret proposuit), ITS xix 2 . madh ail leat folmugud ele do denam, teilg ce an linn as cinntach, 23 P 10³, 53b20 . teilgim gurub beg nach leor, etc. I opine , 23 P 10³, 37b27 .

V Intrans. betakes oneself, goes (prob. orig. reflex. lets oneself go): dolléci i mbudin Conculaind, FB § 11 . robretha a chlár cle frisna sluagaib, co tarlaic i Taurloch Caille, TBC-LL¹ 671 . in c(h)eili hi do-feilge don flaith the (other) client who contracts with the lord (goes over to? `der den Herrn annimmt'), ZCP xiv 392 § 60 ( Laws ii 338 ). ara telgdis ind loingsig dia mbailib ifrithisi that the exiles might return to their homes, BB 500a14 . romaedh marbadh na muinntir[e] meni telgdis uadh, 396a12 = mina deachdais, RC xvi 151 . Intrans. with prep. DO goes to, falls to (the possession of): o ré Cormaic . . . is doib tarlaic in tor tiar, Cog. 124.30 .

ethaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ethaid or dil.ie/20834

 

Forms: ethaid, raethsat, ra[r]ethsat, ethæ, eithea

v (eth- ` go; find, obtain, take ' Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 514 ).

I Goes : pres. ind. s. 3 ethaid o ur co hor na haba (of a ferry-boat), Corm. Y 528 . pret. and perf. s. 3 ethais cuco cethrar, Anecd. i 59 § 78 . pl. raethsat-som chuce TBC-LL¹ 2957 (roreatsat St, leg. ra[r]ethsat ?). Cf. co roetsatar do Mael, Anecd. ii 49.7 (roethsatar v.l.). impers.: imperat. conniastar...┐ ethar dal mbliadan friumb co feissiur fis scél, RC iii 345.12 . pret. (= itum est) eatha .i. dochuaidh no do cuireadh, O'Cl. etha co Fergne, RC iii 344.12 . tiagar uaib co Bodb...; etha cosuidiu, 345.7 . ba holc lathe etha dó evil was the day when they went IT i 98.1 = LL 112a33 ( ethai, Anecd. v 9.19 ). ba holc laithe eatha dhó .i. ba holc an lá docuas chuige, O'Cl. s.v. eatha. etha ar galaib óenfir cuici, TBC-I¹ 1760 (cf. LU). ocus hetha húaidib cossna tri chóiced aili they sent to 2 . etha a n-iarair `went in pursuit of them' Laws i 64.5 . eatha uad co Mag Femin, Lec. 423a10 . ethe lasin n-óclaich `they went with' Imr. Brain i 48.18 (= éthe .i. dogníther, LU 134a9 . ethæ H. eithea B). ettha úadib-seom for cend Ḟiachrach, Ériu iv 126.8 . eathai guisin filidh, ZCP vii 305.21 . etta for a iarraid sechnón na fidbaide, LL 220a44 = TTr. 235 . With pers. subj.: etha oenḟer ara cend ó ríg... `was sent to fetch her' Metr. Dinds. iv 126.41 (etta, etai v.l.).

II Seizes, obtains : pres. ind. ethaid-side in n-inchind al-láim indala n-aí ` snatches ' Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 4 w = LL 124a4 . ethaid in luirg n-iairn `seizes' Otia ii 86 § 16 (< Rawl. 81a18 = eathaid, BB 134b45 ). ethais giall cach coi[ci]d 87 § 7 (< Rawl. 81a38 ) = Cóir Anm. 118 .

gataid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gataid or dil.ie/25452
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: gati, gatda, gata, gatar, gataiter, gatad, gét, conna-get, gétad, gette, gatsai, gatsait

v Ind. pres. 2 s. ní gati , Ml. 106c13 . 3 s. ní gatda , Wb. 10b1 ; ní gata , Cáin Ad. 29 . pass. sg. ní gatar , Irish Texts iv 19.5 . pl. gataiter, ib. 9 . Imper. 3 s. na gatad , Wb. 22b6 . Fut. 1 s. in gét , 9d4 . conna-get, TBC-LL¹ 943 . Cond. 3 s. gétad, CB 32 § 32 . 2 p. ní gette , Wb. 9c8 . Pret. 3 s. (with affixed pron.) gatsai, LU 6691 . 3 p. gatsait, Lism. L. 319 = Irish Texts i 3 § 9 ( Rawl. B 512, 31c6 ). vn. gait, q.v.

(a) takes away, removes, pulls or snatches away. gl. furari, tollere (in purely physical sense) : gat a inchind ass, RC viii 62.17 . gataid C. in ṅgai ass removes the spear, iii 180.4 . gataid sidi in luirich tar a chend, IT ii1 184.10 . gatair a súile assa cind, Ériu v 209.24 . in corthi cloichi ... ra gat a talmain ... he tore up from the ground, LL 266b48 ( MU² 647 ). ní gattad (gata, gadai v.l.) dér dia grúaid, Imr. Brain i 46.17 . ni gatta a curp duni go coscairthea immi (of the gae bulga) it could not be extracted from ..., TBC-LL¹ 3875 . intan ba mithig a gait de cígh to take her from the breast, Irish Texts i 3 § 5 . conna gēt-sa láma dib I shall not remove my hands from them, TBC-LL¹ 943 . Cf. gat laim dimm na damtathaig, D IV 2 53vb19 . ni getar afaing asin churach-sa, Anecd. i 5.17 . gattsat a libur leó, ZCP vii 305.30 . mani ghatta in ceir estibh unless ye remove the wax from your ears, BNnÉ 92 § 202 . [na] gataid for sella do for feraib don't take your eyes from your men, LU 1776 . gaduis an tsleagh as féin, Keat. ii 3251 . nogédais tri semanda as cech sleig, Fianaig. 6. 22 , With obj. an abstract noun : gataid leisci lesoc `sloth takes away his welfare,' Laws i 104.5 Comm. in tan gadait clú na comarsan, PH 7684 . san aois féin lé ngadtar ... sláinte ... an chuirp, TSh. 2406 . With AR (or DE, rarely ó) of person, takes away (something from someone), deprives of (occas. but not necessarily of a wrongful act). AR : ní gette na brithemnachta becca erriu you would not snatch the petty judgments from them, Wb. 9c8 . ní gati eronn ón thou dost not take it from us, Ml. 106c13 . do-rarngart-side ... gétad Pátraic biu ┐ marbu airi, CB 32 § 32 . ní gata A. fīachu ar flaith ... ... dia mbī dír, Cáin Ad. 29 . gataid Bodb a muccaidecht n-airi, gatar dana a muccaidecht ar in fer atúaith, IT iii 244.33 . gautuim-si nem ┐ talam foirb, ACL iii 3.23 . gétat (leg. gétar, ed.) orat nem, Lism. L. 2133 . ni géttar nem fort ind-sin, BColm. 84.13 . in ní doberar indiu gatair air amairech, Laws iii 310.4 . nī gētam th'aird-mess horot `we shall not deprive you of your calculation,' ZCP viii 268 § 43 . ro gata a n-airm forra, AFM v 1862.18 . log enech dond fir ar a ngatar, Irish Texts iv 20.8 . With vn. as obj. : salm ... getas fair-sium cendsa in Chomded d'ḟagbáil, RC xiii 110 § 147 . no géta for a muintir adhall ... an tíre that his followers might be deprived of [the power of] entering the territory, Hugh Roe fol. 79b . DE : ná gad neamh dím, Cóir Anm. 214 . gad mo moing dīm, ZCP xiii 178.26 . gettair do chend dit, IT ii2 247.7 . ragadad a chenn don druth, TFrag. 42.17 . gatais Dōcha a chend desom, TBC-I¹ 2946 . na hi ... gatus sirg dona macaib beca ... which remove dulness from little children, Laws i 138.31 Comm. g.¤ étach : gatuid Fraech a ētach nde, ZCP iv 39.23 = TBFr. 201 . Leb. Gab.(i) i 148.28 . do chris cáol geltais ní geada | d' fertuis do taebh seda seng, IGT Decl. ex. 548 . With ellipse of obj. : gatar (bentar v.l.) dibh, ┐ dénaidh bhar ffotraccadh undress and bathe, BNnÉ 18 § 37 . gatsat dind eoch they stripped the horse, Metr. Dinds. iv 66.118 . ninderba, ni gat ni de, RC xi 444.39 . ó : gatuidh a lán eneclann uadh co ro ica in cinuidh sin deprives him of ..., O'D. 516 ( H 3.17, c. 419). rogatar ūaim cech sal may every stain be taken from me, ZCP vi 266 § 11 = Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. xix 367 § 11 . Do gadadh úam mart, IGT Decl. ex. 963 . Idiom : cid gatas uaib ... ci atberaid fria ? what harm does it do you to speak to her ? (lit. what does it take from you ?), RC ix 492.1 ( LU 1822 ).

Of carrying off booty : mor n-oir ... rosgat A ... i scoraib, Alex. 324 . ra gattá is ra brattá in slúag-sa indiu, TBC-LL¹ 6102 . Ecmoṅg rogatá a bæ ... rogatta do bai ┐ do trī meicc, ZCP iv 44.22 = TBFr. 357 . g.¤ céill de takes away the expectation, hope of (something, an event): o getar ciall don tsailtinchi `when every idea of the expectation is abandoned,' Laws iii 366.3 . `In calma gabthai fri Troiannaib ?' `Ragatad cíall deside,' ar in techt there is no longer any hope of that, LL 237a22 ( TTr. 1496 ). cech fer ... na taircébad ... dochum nEmna no gatta ciall de ┐ ḟocherte a ḟert ... arnabarach all hope of his being alive was given up (?), Ériu iv 26 § 14 . For further exx. see cíall.

(b) Specifically steals : bean gatas .i. doni gait, Laws v 176.2 , 10 . fer gatas, Irish Texts iv 18 § 1 ( H 2.15A, 38a ). gatsait latraind dá thorc díib, Lism. L. p. 319 = Irish Texts i 3 § 9 . a dhamh lé gadaighe gádthar, BNnÉ 243 . mór nogataind, Anecd. i 72 § 199 . do goididar na cristaidhi in stor, RC xix 256 ( Fier. § 168 ). a ghradh goiti his stolen love, TTebe 30 bíd na huisgeadha gadtha milis, Proverbs ix 17 . Fig. do ghoid ... croidhthe fear Israel, 2 Samuel xv 6.

glanaid

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v (glan)

I Trans.

(a) cleanses, purifies, purges : nglanas (gl. quae purificare solet), Ml. 28b4 . manim-glanae-se if Thou purify me not, 71c19 . nonglandis (gl. ut ultione expiari non possint), 119c2 . bói ní roglante and there was something to be purified there, Wb. 31c18 . nomglantar (gl. emungor), Sg. 178b5 . axarcisto (= exorcizo) .i. glanaim, Laws v 22.10 Comm. glanter (gl. diluitur), ZCP vii 483.33 ( Enchir. Aug. 81a ). glanit[h] pecdo ... usci glan, 299.17 . is me ro glan mo gó fo deóid, IT i 102.8 (see Sc.M² n. 22 ). glanais a luathred di lár ind lis, RC ix 478.15 . gríss bronngalair glanas broinn, Triads 224 . ra-min-glanta a cuirp, CRR § 24 . TTebe 1152 . glan ... th'aghaidh dtuirsigh, Studies 1918, 282 § 17 . glantar sibh = mundamini, TSh. 7047.

(b) Fig. clears, clears out : glanais berna cēt isin chath cona c[h]laideb, TBC-I¹ 3571 . glanuid Bodb hin n-armug, IT iii 240.180 . glanait slūagu M. | do chlár Lifi, ZCP xii 436 § 5 . corroglantar tír dúib till land is cleared for you, Ériu iii 137.49 . glansuidhe dia tír he cleared them (i.e. the Déisi) out, 59 = co ros-glan side, Cymmr. xiv 108.4 . Of slaughter after a battle, completes : in slóg ... glanfaith in rói co Āthlúain, ZCP xiii 380 § 27 . na trí Colla glanfait ár, 378 § 17 . Cf. RC xii 108 § 166 . níadh re nglantar (.i. re mbrisder) cath, ZCP v 485 § 5 (B. na F.).

(c) Of the wind, makes calm, makes fair : goraglanait gaetha dóib, TTr. 178 ( LL 219b14 ).

(d) palliates, justifies : ná glan do rai-chionta rinn, Content. x 5 . an té ghlanas an ciontach, Proverbs xvii 15.

(e) Gram. elides : is `m' glantar as ... which is elided, Sg. 136a2 .

II Intrans. shines, dawns : do ghlan lá arna laochbhuidhnibh, AFM v 1592.19 .

íarn

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Forms: iarn, ïarn, íarn, íarann, īarnn, híairn, iairn, iarn, eirnd, iurn, iurn, iarnd, erna, herna, iarna, íarnda, iarnu, n-íarnd, t-iaronn, híarann, iarind, d'iarund, iarand, iaronn, íarann, iearnn, iarnn, ioarn, Iarnnboidbh, Iarunngléo

n o, m. Earlier n.: iarn nderg, Anecd. ii 58.13 . Orig. ïarn, later íarn, monosyllabic, and íarann. n s. īarnn, Corm. Y 739. g s. iairn (disyll), LL i 4984 . híairn, Thes. ii 249.6 . iairn, TBC-LL¹ 4245. BDD² 532. IGT Decl. ex. 373. iarn, AU i 492.20 . Rawl. 117c49 . eirnd, O'Mulc. 420. iairnd, LU 7744 . d s. asind iurn , LB 236b48 . o iurn , PH 1276. ó iarnd , PH 2024. a p. erna, Laws v 390.23 . fri herna , Críth G. 191. iarna, LL 15a26 . na íarnda (v.l. iarnu), Trip.² 2594. g p. ar n-íarnd , 2592 . Also n s. in t-iaronn , Laws i 140.22 Comm. a s. le híarann nderg, Maund. § 158. g s. iarind, LU 8655 (FB). íaraind, LU 1444 . d s. d'iarund, Laws v 16.z Comm. do iarand , Acall. 1718 n . ar an earand, Celtica ii 70.24 . g p. iaronn, Lat. Lives 57.6 . See IGT Decl. 54.9 : íarann iearnn (v.ll. iarnn ioarn). See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 119 ff .

I iron: i.¤ nderg n-ernbasach, Anecd. ii 58.13 . huma no iarann, Laws v 384.3 . seichida ocus iarann ocus saland, iii 426.23 Comm. īarnn .i. iarth i[n] nortmanica ling[u]a , Corm. Y 739. ara se[c]dacht amal iarunn `on account of its hardness like iron,' Auraic. 1314. co sústaib iarind, LU 8655. co feithnib iairn with bands of iron, BDD² 532. cēin mbis iarnd i tinid, O'Mulc. 475. a ḟuathbróic ... do iurn athlegtha, TBC-LL¹ 3729. as bhar ngeimlechaib ... glas-iaraind, MR 178.4 . méin iairn iron ore, ZCP xi 85 § 39b . na saergeimlech sen-iaraind `noble fetters of old iron,' MR 178.1 . amal bid iarnn derg candens ferrum, Lat. Lives 96.1 . comrair luadi chumdachtu o iurn, PH 1276. ni ro-helned ó iarnd `was unstained by iron,' 2024 . a mbeirt fhúarfhoirfe iairn `in a chilly suit of complete steel,' Studies 1921, 418 § 8 . ar Sléib an Iairn, IGT Decl. ex. 424.

II

(a) a weapon or implement of iron: nis gaibtís acht iarna nemide, LL 15a26 . ar fuilib híairn `against bleedings caused by iron,' Thes. ii 249.6 . iurnn imfaebair .i. ... in t-iarunn ara mbi in dá faebhar, O'Dav. 1135. áilgius imberta a n-iaraind `the craving to wield their weapons,' CCath. 621. aithigud ar n-iaronn `ferramenta acuere,' Lat. Lives 57.6 . dod laim na do iarund with a weapon, Aen. 1268. bla iarand airlech .i. slan don ti berius in tiarunn d'airlech na marti `the exemption as regards iron in slaughtering,' Laws iii 286.5 - 6 . bendachais Pátraic na íarnda comdar soimmbertu de, Trip.² 2594. i.¤ cach gníma, Críth G. 405. erna arathair ocus erna trebtha, Laws v 390.23 . benaid an t-iarand asan crand `take the coulter out of the beam,' BCC 62.32 . ní bentar an t-iarann air | don chrann re headh an earraigh, L. Cl. A. B., 106.145 . iarann bhar n-each, DDána 68 § 20. níor barradh faoi ar iarnaibh each `steeds have not been shod,' TD 17 § 64. do bhádhas ceangailte, ní lé hiarann comhaightheach `ligatus sum non ferro alieno,' TSh. 7538. the iron blade of a weapon: cnarr .i. ga ... da dornn .x. etar a hiarann ┐ ... a hurlann, O'Dav. 495. i.¤ na scene `the blade of the knife,' Laws i 132.23 Comm.

(b) armour: Gaill ... etir i.¤ ┐ cen i.¤ , AU ii 230.17 .

Compds. ¤bás death caused by a weapon of iron: ar cech nernbās (.i. ar cech niarnbas) `against every iron-death,' Thes. ii 352.4 . See ernbas and ernbasach. ¤blaith of smooth iron: ro imreadar ... na cloidme iarannblaithi, CF 628. ro nochtadar ... a cloidhme altgorma iarannblaithi, 880 . ¤ bodb npr. m. loscoth Iarnnboidbh mic Gartnaith, AU i 106.6 . ¤chrúaid iron-hard: la Heochaid n-iūil, n-iarann-chrūaidh, ITS xli 2044 . ¤gait robbery with violence?: luid Odras 'na hiarn-gait (v.l. hiarnaidh, hiarraidh) `Odras came to despoil her by arms,' Metr. Dinds. iv 198.37 . ¤gléo npr. m.: Iarunngléo Fáthach, Cóir Anm. § 95. Iaraindgleo du gabail rige, Todd Lect. iii 300.28 . ¤gua : noī mīss cen iarngua ro-reth | a hiarmhua Labusardech 'for nine months without stern falsehood ran his grandson Labosordacus' Études Celt. vii 24.295 . ¤lestar an iron vessel: tucad chucu a n-ena ┐ a ndabcha ┐ a n-iarnlestair, TBC-LL¹ 64. sleagh ┐ cloidem ┐ iarnleastar, Acall. 3543.

imma n-

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Forms: immanarraid

reflexive and reciprocal preverb used before compound vbs. to form new compounds. The an may be a petrified poss. pron. p. 3, or an infix. pron. s. 3 m. It is used impersonally, (i) with the prep. DO e.g. ceni immonacai dun, IT ii2 190.2 . (ii) with the first noun (or pronoun) introduced by the prep. DO, the second with FRI e.g. immanarnic dosom frisin Liath Macha, LU 8458 , or in ordinary personal use e.g. immanaiccet int shlúaig, TBFr. 176. See Pedersen Vgl. Gr. § 552 (4) , §589 (3) ; GOI § 841 D ; O'Brien, Ériu xii 242 ff .

¤acalladar: ár-rogád co 'manarladh dhuinne (= ar romgád-sa co 'mmanarlaid dún, LL 278b21 ) I have prayed that we might speak together, Lism. L. xii 18. immanarladair dó iarum fria da brathair he and his two brothers conversed together, RC xii 80 § 75. ní 'ma-nárlastar dóib 'they did not speak to each other', Ériu xxxv 74 § 8 . ¤acci: immanaiccet int shlúaig the hosts see each other, TBFr. 176. as-bert ní 'mmanaic. cigtis hi tír inna nóeb, Trip.² 2511. (see GOI p. 518 and p. 685 n. ). comman-actís ┐ commafessaitis, TBC-LL¹ 454. in tan dochúaid C. ... fodess co 'mmanaccai dó ┐ a ndunad boí i mmaig Murthemne, LL 120a31 . ó man-acca dóib ri suilsi ind lái, TFerbe 394 . is comfocus etruinn ceni immonacai dun, IT ii2 190.2 . tech dorcha connámonaicced doib co arna barach, SG ii 414.23 . ní 'manacige do frim-sa hi richiud nime, Ériu ii 194 § 8. ¤airgaib (? air-in-gaib): dororbiusa (.i. tairmescfad sa) coná 'manaircéba dóib aní is accobor leo so that they shall not obtain (?), Comp. CC 44.13 . ¤airicc: rosfucsat leó dia [te]tarracht ┐ ni monairnic doib they set out to overtake him and they did not meet, RC xv 294 § 5. imonarnaicc iarum do Chongal ┐ do Chonall Congal and Conall met, Ériu v 240.136 . immanarnic dosom frisin Liath Macha he and the Liath Macha met, LU 8458 ( FB § 31 ). imanarnic do fri cumail, IT iii 190 § 16. comofarnaic do fria athair, RC xvi 46 § 95. Used of sexual intercourse: o immanarnaic ind lanamain combo torrach de in bean, LL 287b3 . immanarnaic dóib ┐ in maccaillech combo torrach de, KMMisc. 208 § 1. commanarnaic doib ┐ co mbái-si do mnái gradaigthe oco-som, Ériu iv 22 § 3. ¤*airret: pret. s. conid and immanarraid dóib so that it was there they met, LL 122b4 . ¤bris: immorobris dia sciathaib their shields were mutually broken, IT ii1 183.243 . ¤brúi: imarochlui diar claidbib immorobrui dia[r] sciathaib our swords were mutually crushed, 185.286 . ¤clói: immorachlui dia claidbib, their swords were mutually bent, broken, 183.242 . imma cloiset gai, LL 116b1 . ¤comboing: co rodlútha(t) a thuatha iarom arna 'mmacomba doib `lest they destroy one another,' Críth G. 519. ¤comraic: immácomarnaic dó ┐ don scál, LU 8547 ( FB § 40 ). immacomrainic doib doridisi they fought again, CCath. 2966. imacomrainic dhóibh combatar mescc ar mhesg, Hugh Roe 256.8 (fo. 68a) . immacomairnic de Luc[h] ┐ di Bolur, RC xii 100.3 . imo comhrainic d'Aodh Ollan ┐ d'Aodh mac Colgan, AFM i 332.7 . imacomraig do andsin ┐ Ampion ... re ag, TTebe 4019 . ¤comshínither: immacomsinitar dóib they wrestle with one another, LU 8527 ( FB § 38 ). ¤comthuairg: immacomtuairg doib ┐ dobered Cu. da beim im cech n-aen beim dosum, FB § 40 (Eg.). ¤comthuit: immacomthuit dóib conná tudchith nech dīb i mbethaid ass, TBC-I¹ 1445. ¤díbdai: tummis German irlund a gai issin-abaind ┐ immán-díbdai dó ... amal bid tene nodloscad `it is consumed,' RC ix 482.7 . ¤dígaib: ni 'mandigbat nemid `privileges do not diminish one another,' Ir. Recht 12 n. 2 (= Laws v 108.3 ). ¤diupir: mad in ceile bis daidbir, fo-gni log ina set amail mestar, cona 'ma-nderbara `so dass sie sich gegenseitig nicht übervorteilen,' ZCP xiv 392 § 61. ¤essoirg: immanesoírg dóib combo nem tened indala leth dind rígthig lasna claidbiu, LU 8201 ( FB § 15 ). ¤fitir: ni 'mafitir dóib they did not know one another, Trip.² 200. co mmanactís ┐ co mmafessaitis that they might see and know one another, TBC-LL¹ 454. ¤fópair: imofobair doib isin glinn `they attack one another in the valley,' IT ii1 184.254 . ¤forbeir: imuforbair doib co ndrochair in mac, RC xvi 46.30 : ¤fuisethar (-fo-siss-): `imma-fuisethar dun' ol in Bodb. imma-fuissithiur doib issin maigin sin let us protect one another, IT iii 239.126 . ¤gaib: imaragaib doib ime they agreed about it, Lism. L. xi 14. immaragaib doib cipé dib no digsed they agreed that whoever would go, LL 278a43 . immaragab do cathugud ... for irlar in tigi duna natrachaib, BB 240a1 . tair chucum co 'mmaragba dún, co nderna athair dímsa ┐ co ndernursa mac dítsu, RC xiii 462 § 69. ¤goin: na mmon-gonad d' Ultaib it chinaid, IT i 73.7 . ¤marba: immacossaitiubsa eter in mac ┐ a athair co 'mmámuirfe dóib so that they will kill one another, LU. 8087 ( FB § 6 ). ¤ricc: o immarainic doib, CCath. 5815. ¤roich: immáríacht do ┐ Protésalús comrac dessi `it came to pass that he and P. had a duel,' TTr. 1580. is andsin immarocht don tṡlúag cechtarda for lár in tigi the hosts encountered each other, TFerbe 408 . ¤sínither: imasīnit[h]ar dōib they wrestle with one another, TBC-I¹ 451. immon sinsetar fir, LL 116b1 . ¤sissethar: feraid na hingena failti fri macco Ailella ... ┐ imasisedar doib `sie bleiben zusammen stehen,' IT ii2 229.57 . ¤tairissethar: ó focerta a ṡrúb ar géscoe ima-tairisfeadh doib `if his snout were put on a branch they would stick together (lit. it would be mutual remaining for them)', BDD² 349. ¤tairret: imma-tarraid (imma-tárraid) dún indi we met there, Sc.M² § 9. i nDubid immataruid (imma-tarraid, v.l.) dóib, Mór M. § 10. ¤tarla: imma-tarlae dóib fodēoid co-tarat int oīnḟer for firu Hérenn `they drew together (came to blows) until one man obtained superiority above the (other) men,' Sc.M² § 8 (See Gl. and n. 20 ). ¤tomail: co namtánic Parrthalón | ... | co 'matormailt dam ria síl they and I mutually enjoyed it, Ériu iv 130.23 . arsin tángadar Fir Bolc | ... | imotormalt damsa riu, 132.3 . arsin tángadar Túath Dé | ... | co 'matormuilt damsa riu, 11 . ¤túairc: immacossaitiub dá cích cacha óenmná ... co 'mmatuaircfe dóib so that they will smite one another, LU 8090 ( FB § 6 ). imatuarcat doib, Ir. MSS. Ser. i 178.20 . ¤tuit: immotaeth dōib ar chomūaill `they will fall on both sides because of their equal pride,' Mór M. § 8. immotorchair doib forsin tracht, Rawl. B 512, fo. 79b31 .

2 Macha

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Forms: Maichi

npr. f. one of the three war-goddesses of the Tuatha D.D., daughter of Ernmas and sister of Badb and Morrígu (sometimes identified with the former). tri ingena . . . oc Ernmais .i. Badb ┐ M.¤ ┐ Mórrigu, LL 10a42 . Maucha ingen Ernmóiss, RC xii 100 § 133. Badhbh Mácha ┐ Móirríoghan a dtrí baindée (sc. of the Tuatha D.D.), Keat. i p. 218 . g s. fri morbuaid Maichi (Mache LU), TBC-I¹ 1027. mian Macha, 3472 = TBC-LL¹ 5799. ? Cræbruad Concob[air] . . . asa tegedh macha imach, IT iii 47 § 79 , cf. 20 § 57.

Also interpreted as a royston crow: machæ .i. badb no asi an tres morrigan, unde mesrad Machæ .i. cendæ doine iarna n-airlech, O'Mulc. 813 = maiche .i. bodb . . . unde mesrad maiche, H 3.18 p. 82b ( O'Curry 150 ). Macha .i. badhb no feannóg, O'Cl. mach (macha) `a Royston crow or rather a magpie', P. O'C.

1 míanaigid

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Forms: miannaigther

v g. (1 míanach) desires, craves: (as depon.) miandaigther Bodb bu Imbail (sic leg.) the Bodb is greedy for the cows of Imbal, TBC-I¹ 3469 = miannaigther, TBC-LL¹ 5787. mianaiged gréin na fírinde let him desire, PH 8065. cu ro mhianaigh leamhnacht (= pusillum lactis postulabat), Lat. Lives 72 , cf. Lism. L. 1368. ní ro mhianaigsium sealbh saoghalta linn, BNnÉ 297.4 . (intrans.) mianuighidh an cholann a n-aghaidh na hanma (= concupiscit Galat. v 17 ), TSh. 2925 , cf. san uile ní soimhianuighthe (= omnia desiderabilia), 9391 .

Morrígan, morrígu

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Forms: Morrígan, morigain, Morrigan, Mórrigan, morrígan, Mórrigan, morrígu, mórrigu, Morrigu, morrighan, Morrígna, morrignae, morrigna

pn f. name of an ancient Irish war-goddess . Acc. to Stokes RC xii 128 , De Jubainville RC xxix 195 , the first component is cognate with O.H.G. mara and A.S. maere, cf. Eng. nightmare, Fr. cauchemar, the second being identical with rígan `queen'; attempts have also been made to equate the Morrígan with the fairy Morgan of the Arthurian saga (< mor `sea', `water'), see RC xxxiv 259. In the Mid.Ir. period the first syll. seems to have been commonly equated with mór `great' and the vowel is often accented. Frequently used with the article. n s. morigain, Thes. i 2.6 (Regina 215 ). in Morrigan , TBC-I¹ 843 = in Mórrigan , LU 5320. morrígan, LL 10b27 . in Mórrigan , 168a24 , 32 . morrígu, 137a18 . mórrigu, 10a42 . in Morrigu , TBC-LL¹ 1490. Acall. 2496 = morrighan R ( 2496 n. ). g s. na Morrígna , RC xv 292 ( Dinds. 4 ). n p. morrignae, Corm. Y 697 = morrigna LB. The daughter of Ernmais: tri ingena aile oc Ernmais .i. Badb ┐ Macha ┐ Morrigu .i. Anand a hainm-side, LL 10a42 . in Morrigan ingen Ernmusa, RC xii 100 § 137 , cf. 108 § 166 . Sometimes confounded with Bodb and Macha (see RC xix 248 ): Machæ .i. badb. no asi an tres morrigan one of the three Morrigans, O'Mulc. 813. hi Ross Bodbo .i. na Morrighno, ZCP iii 244 § 50 (Tochm. Emere). She appears sometimes in the form of a bird: is í in Mórrigan són i ndeilb eúin, LU 5321 = TBC-LL¹ 844 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 1492 ; also Táin Bó Regamna § 5 ( IT ii2 245 ), where in § 7 she is called `in Morrigan' in Eg., `in badb' in YBL. Described as the washer at the ford: dreman inathor dīmar, | no-dus-nigh an Mórríoghan, Fianaig. 16.10 . As an old woman: caillech lom luath . . . is i in Morrigu mongliath, MR 198.4 .

Also used as a generic name: morigain, gl. lamia ( Isaiah 34.14 ), Thes. i 2.6 . gudemain .i. uatha ┐ morrignae, Corm. Y 697. .g. (= gudemain) .i. na demuin goacha, na morrigna, CIH ii 604.2 . In place-names: Crích na Morrigna, see Hog. Onom. Gort na Morrignai, ZCP iii 241 § 37.

See also 1 fulacht.

muc(c)aidecht

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Forms: muccaidecht

n ā, f. (muc(c)aid) herding swine; the office of a swineherd : muccaidecht, Dinds. 103 ( RC xvi 55 ). gataid Bodb a muccaidecht n-airi, IT iii 244.33 . ag muicidheacht, Eochairsg. 82.23 .

scél

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Forms: scéuil, sceuil, sceoil, sceol, sceulu, scél(a), sceoil, scéil, scéel, dála, imthechta

n o, n. g s. scéuil, Wb. 17b6 . sceuil, IT i 130.13 . In Mid. and Mod.Ir. sceoil. d s sceol. n a p. sceulu, Ml. 95a10 ; regularly scél(a), later also sceoil, scéil. g p. scéel, Wb. 27c33 . IGT Decl. § 61 , § 178 .

I

(a) story, narration, tale : á scel so, Ml. 16c10 . dorimther a scel sa hí lebraib ríg, 23b8 . inna scel togaitacha gl. fabulas, 35b20 . is ed s.¤ foraithminedar is indisiu, 55c1 . cech ṅdrochs gl. omnis fabula de me illis nascebatur, 86b3 . genelcha et bunadsi s.¤ gl. fabulís et genelogís, Wb. 27d21 . do scélaib et senchassib fetarlice, 30d10 . nosmoidet i scéláib et senchassib recto et geintlecte, 31b14 . génair Patraicc i nNemthur | iss ed adfét hi scēlaib, Hy. ii 1 ( Thes. ii 308 ). la hindisi in sceoil iar nurt, Irish Texts i 18 § 54 . a bás ba s.¤ ṅiṅgir, Fél. Dec. 21 . is é seo s.¤ gnáthaiges Héli do innisin, LU 2272 ( FA 33 ). tairngire ┐ remḟastini, ┐ cendphairt in sceóil...connice sin, TBC-LL¹ 297 . scela ┐ senchusa Fher n-Erenn conigi C., MacCarthy 280.27 . debide scailte na scel, 140.15 . Story as a literary genre, accomplishment: dech sceoil ac in tamuin, Laws i 46.1 Comm . primsceil, 3 Comm . coic cóicait de primscélaib ┐ dá cóicait do ḟoscelaib, LL 189b48 ( MS. Mat. 583 ). Of well-known stories: conid hi Serclighi Ailillu ainm in sceuil sin ┐ Tochmarc Étainiu, IT i 130.13 . conid de aislingiu Oengusso ainm in sceuilsin iss Tain bo Cuailnge, RC iii 347.5 . Note also: cumais an t-ollamh...| sgéal fábhaill `an original fable', TD 3.32 . sgeóil...dá ngoirthear parábolae, Desid. 3544 . D p. as quasi-vn.: biaid sē oc scēlaib `relating tales', Ériu viii 156.8 . ? In sense of soiscél: anmchara ac forcetal scēl, ACL iii 223.22 , `a soulfriend to hold forth and preach', O'Gr. Cat. 579 . hiris hi cridi...scēla i n-ecna...| ┐ spirut i n-intliucht (poem assigning the intellectual faculties to various parts of the body), ACL iii 223.15 .

(b) story told of a particular person, hence fame, reputation: Nazair s.¤ cech senaid renowned in every senate, Fél. July 12 . la sreith slóig Z., | ata s.¤ ro clotha, Aug. 24 . ropu lán Hériu ...dia allud ┐ dia scélaib, TBFr. 12 . bid irrdhairc a scela `glorious will be his story' (of a babe about to be born), RC vi 176.83 . Perh. also in: roscarad frit' s.¤ | ardflaithius macc n-Israhél (Samuel informs Saul that his kingdom is to be given to David), SR 6501 . Pejoratively: cach rí nach maithenn chíos | is fata bhít a scéla his (bad) reputation is long lived, 387.31 .

(c) news, tidings (sg. and pl. Cf. an sgéala, Ériu i 87.41 ): cen sculu (leg. sceula ?, note) diib without tidings of them, Ml. 95a10 . nicon agathar drochscela du thabairt cucai `bad tidings', 129a12 . bar scéuil si (g s.) news of you, Wb. 17b6 . attaat scela linn `we have tidings', 18d4 . én, a meic, mór a s.¤ s.¤ ó Bruidin, BDD² 304 . ni fogni laisim fachmarc scel dóib `it is not his usage to ask them for news', Mon. Tall. 2 (127.16) . ro ḟiarfuigh sceula dib, an fúaratar sgéulu Midir ┐ Etáini, IT i 129.30 . condnoathatar...na scela...do Ch., CRR 8 . With ellipsis of vb.: scéla lat or C. hast thou news? LU 5561 . scéla lat na Bruigne Dá Derge ?, BDD² 1519 . sgēl lim dūib I have news for you, ML² 1615 . news of a defeat, slaughter: ni therno dib acht a scela (i.e. there were no survivors. But see sceola), Dinds. 145 ( RC xvi 158 ). fer innise scéoil, TTr.² 1499 . ni mo na lin inninsi scel do cuaid leo as `enough to tell what had happened', Cog. 38.2 . fer innisti scel, CF 388 . sgéala 'ga thechtoibh ón troid, L. Cl. A. B. 77.21 . With follg. gen. of the subject of the news: ara ḟoillsi...ro indis scéla Crist, Trip.² 13 . bá bés disi dono sgel feinnid do chuingidh to ask for news of Fenian warriors, RC vi 174.21 . sgéla deiridh aimsire, Irish Texts iv 76.22 . Note also: sgéala na bhfear bhfáisdine the prognostications of the prophets, TD 4.36 . fear an sgeoil `the bearer of the story', TFrag. 28.10 .

(d) information, account, statement (sg. and pl.): nicon chloor act for caíns. `may I hear nothing but good of you', Wb. 23b41 . for cáinscéil si (a s.), 23d2 . mani cloimmis for ndrogscéla, 26b23 . imcomaircith scela di asks her to give an account of herself, IT i 120.15 . confóchta Ailill scéla di Meidb...cia lasmad laind...in slúagad asked M. to tell him, TBC-LL¹ 412 . ben canus scel ngua ac derb-forgell makes a false statement, Laws v 176.12 Comm . conad ní...da scelaib...conuigi sin some account of them, TTebe 4922 . do f[h]iarfaigh C. scēla an inaid a roibe E. dā eōlchaib asked where E. was, ML² 316 . sgéla an leinimh what the child said, L. Cl. A. B. 62.84 . sgeóil ar a bhfuil fíadhnughadh `a statement that can be vouched for', Studies 1920, 98 § 8 . ro diult iat uli fo scelaibh refused to give them any information, Stair Erc. 520 .

(e) in phrases: fiss s.¤ news, tidings, information : fis s.¤ ó bás `tidings from death' (i.e. of Christ), Wb. 14b26 . ar lainni fesso s.¤ on techtairiu, 14d30 . hóre nad fitemmar fius s.¤ úaibsi, 16a29 . cen fius s.¤ uáibsi, 25a5 . co ndísed ar muinter ó (leg. co?) fius s.¤ uáibsi, 25a6 , cf. 16b1 (MS. correct according to Kavanagh, Celtica xii 13 ). co fesid fiss scéel uánni `so that ye may know tidings of us', 27c33 , cf. 34 . táncamár dot ḟis s.¤ to inquire after thee, LU 2334 . tíagair chuccu do fhis s.¤ dús cid ro chaínset to find out, TBFr. 261 . ro festar fis s.¤ úadib, MU² 951 . conniastar al Bodb ┐ ethar dal mbliadan friumb co feissiur fis s.¤ , RC iii 345.13 . dochuaid B. do fhiss scel a máthar, Lat. Lives 69.13 , v.l. (torruma = ut visitaret, text). dá fhear sgéal an reachta ríogh `the two Apostles of the royal law', PBocht 26.26 . s.¤ sceoil a story at second hand, hearsay : [nocha] sgéal sgeoil ag gach dhuine, Aithd. D. 97.36 . do mheabhair nocha sgéal sgeoil, PBocht 27.20 . Cf. s.¤ Sceóil, LU 10146 cited infra. roptar scéla innisen damsa scéla Ulad cosindiu till today I knew of the Ulstermen only by hearsay, MU² 1009 . s.¤ brégi do dheilb to invent a false story, PH 7610 . teachta sgeóil ḟíre truth-bearing messengers, IGT Decl. ex. 2066 . a sgeoil ghnáith o common tale (?), Dán Dé xxvi 39 . an sgéal nar sgéal rúin, DDána 17.14 . gach sgéal saortha dá ndeach dhíom if every excuse (?) fail me, Dán Dé ix 10 . for, ar óenscéol in agreement together : ní bar óenscéol atát na drúid se immaig, MU² 452 . forba na slat mbreacht for aensceol annso all together (?) (at end of an account of varieties of the metre slat brecht), IT iii 92.25 . dochum a mbeith ar aon s.¤ fris fein `to join him', ALC ii 442.21 . no bittis d'aen scel fri aroile ag tarrachtain aindlesa De dogres they were in accord with each other, BNnÉ 321 § 26 . mé as cionntach ar cionn an sgeoil after all, in the last resort, Aithd. D. 78.39 . do-gní s.¤ for: ní ferr-de lé Find fein scel do denam fair to tell on him, Acall. 5359 . ni feirde an tosd do ni an bél | sgél do ní an rosg ar an rún the eye betrays the secret, Rel. Celt. ii 290.31 = Dánta Gr. 38.12 . Eoghan .i. intí d'fhoillsigh orra sgél Bhoili Ath Cliath dar ghabhadh T[ighearna] Inis Ceillionn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 22.11 .

(f) in chevilles: amru sceóil `wonder of a story', Hy. v 18 ( Thes. ii 331 ). s.¤ cen scís, Thes. ii 293.18 . s.¤ ṅdermar, Fél. Mar. 27 . co sceol gle, SR 2555 . s.¤ cen chess, 3509 . dimbúaid sceóil, LU 8941 ( FB 71 ).

II

(a) reproach, accusation : ní sgéal orum a éagcaoine, Aithd. D. 6.8 . mairg do-ní uabhar thar m'éis | cidh sgéal orm a fhaisnéis though in saying so I am accusing myself, 33.1 (= IGT Verbs ex. 803 ). nach [biadh] sgéal 'mun fháinne air that he might not suffer reproach in the matter of the ring, DDána 102.27 . sgéal ag M. ar a muinntir M. had reason to blame her people, 104.15 . tre adhnaire in sceoil do cuiredh uirthi `charge', Stair Erc. 883 . da raibh sgeul phecaidh mharbhtha ag ar ccoinsias orainn if our conscience have a mortal sin to reproach us with, Luc. Fid. 116.15 .

(b) argument, pleading, defence, excuse (cf. dathagud s.¤ (one of the signs of good pleading), RC xlv 37.5 ): sgéal 'n-a aghaidh ag cloinn Cholla argument, Aithd. D. 28.9 . agrais E.... a chunnradh ar C. gC. | fan dá éan...| gan sgéal 'n-a haighidh umpa, DDána 82.24 . gan fhior sgeóil éigin as m'ucht without some one to speak for me, Dán Dé i 2 . dá n-agra budh olc mo sgéal shouldst Thou plead wretched will be my case, ix 13 . Hence in idiom atá x ar s.¤ y x pleads for y: gan bheith teann i dtigh nimhe...| ní bhiú dá mbeis-se ar mo sgéal, Dán Dé xiv 20 . dá mbeid ar mo sgéal, PBocht 9.44 . go mbé an bhanaltra ar mo sgéal (of Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh viii 2 . bíodh an béal bíodh an croidhe | ar sgéal an Ríogh le roile let them plead for the Lord to each other (i.e. one should acknowledge the Lord in thought and word), Dán Dé vii 8 .

III

(a) happening, event, circumstance, state of affairs : ropad bladach a digail | for scéol M. mórgnimaig vengeance for what happened to M., TFerbe 662 . bliadain resin scel sa tanad bó C., tanic B....a year before these events..., TBC-LL¹ 6132 . ni s.¤ fácbala hi lusc it is not a matter of (?), LU 3819 ( SCC 37 ). isi comairle doronsat a mna-somh frisin sceol sin in that matter, BB 417a42 . is aire...do-rala in s.¤-sa, PH 3129 . dā roib fatha báis N. tre s.¤ ar talmain is trīt sin bias if anything can bring about N.'s death, that will, ZCP xiii 204.3 . ni roibi d'A. don sceol sin adconnairc acht taibsi ina menmain of what he had seen, Aen. 1453 . sceil aile eiseic `this is another case', Laws iii 50.1 Comm . ní hiad do sgéala `that can not be said of Thee', Aithd. D. 84.34 . meisde a sgéala so much the worse for him, DDána 74.26 . sgéal bhus cúis iomráith orra `a matter', TD 15.26 . is doiligh an dá scéal tarla dó-san, mar atá a athair do mharbhadh...┐ a mháthair d'fhagháil bháis, Keat. ii 4241 . Of a person: go raibh amuigh sgéal ba mhó 'ná é féin `someone greater than himself', ITS i 150.3 .

(b) used in pl. like dála, imthechta, etc., as for, as regards : scela imorro na himaigine, PH 52 . sgela macc n-U., do gluaisedar, IT ii2130.210 . sgēla Fir thái...┐ Fir lí..., ro thinóiletar a slūag, Fianaig. 76.28 . sgéala Bon Róó: do bhī san champa cúig sechtmhuinidh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 31.21 .

(c) bad news, calamity, misfortune : mór an sgéal sin do rinneadh ann sin, B. do mharbhadh, Ériu i 89 § 36 . do fhiss in sceoil-se ro-s-toitt fors-in eclais to find out about this calamity, PH 581 . is bec in scel mo bas `a small matter', ZCP vi 58.27 . sgéal mór fuair C. `a dreadful fate' (death of a warrior), Atlantis iv 180.24 . fa mór an sgél eter Gaoidhealuibh...iad sin .i. bás Semuis óig ┐ bás mic Leóid, Rel. Celt. ii 216.21 . Hence of persons one whose death is calamitous, causes great grief: nocha ttorchair do Ghaoidhealaibh...sgel budh mó inas, AFM iii 586.3 . C....mortuus est...sgel uirrigh is mó tainíg i n-deredh na haimsiri, AU ii 528.z . conid é M....s.¤ as mó ro fácbad...ann the loss of M. was the most grievous, ALC ii 318.23 . do budh do sgélaibh móra Connacht an mac sin...a lleith uaisle, ALC ii 366.19 . is mó do sgéal Fionn ná sinn `a greater loss is F. than we', Oss. iv 10.9 .

As n.pr.: Scél...dorsid Emnae Mache is de atá s.¤ Sceóil ar bá brasscelach side, LU 10146 . Cf. phr. s.¤ sceoil supra.

Compds. ¤baile: ed na haidche dóib...| ar scís oca s. `at their parleying', Metr. Dinds. iv 26.24 . ¤búaidertha: na sluaigh scíthanbfanna scélbuaidirtha despondent, Comp. CC 93.x . ¤mór: techta scēlmāra (: dērmāra), TBC-I¹ 2075 . lebrānu | cacha screptra scēlmōire storied, BColm. 12.29 .

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