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baircne

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n pet cat (?): im b.¤ cat ban, im oircne rigna, Laws i 150.11 (cat ban a gloss on b.¤ ?) `a basket for women´s cats´ (see 1 bárc) EIF 122 n. 142 ; .i. im baircnia, nia tren, tucadh a bairc Bresail Bric i mbit cait bronfinna duba, 152.32 Comm. bairccni .i. ainm cait insin bis for cerchaill oc mnaib caidche, O'Curry 794 (H. 3.18, 370a). b.¤ .i. cat; is eisidhe cat bán .i. bairc-níadh a hairc mic Laimiach tuca[d] ar tus. Nó baircnia trén tucad a bairc Breasail Bric, O'Dav. 242. barcne .i. cat bān, fo bith is i mbāirc dusfucad, Corm. Y 115. b.¤ .i. catt boineand , Thr. Ir. Gl. 6.

boinenn

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Forms: -inn

adj o, ā (cf. 1 ben) also -inn i (Laws Comm.) female: ethaide boinenda no anmannai boinenna do mil no do dhuine, Todd Nenn. 216.7 , 8 . dā bonend ar firend two females for every male (in list of evils to come), ACL iii 241 § 8. laeg firend ┐ laeg boinend, LL 22030 ( Dinds. 142 ). ar in laogh . . . cid firinn, cid boininn he, Laws ii 240.9 Comm. laigh (pl.) buininne lais na buaibh, 376.z Comm. fual láigh bhoinind, O'Gr. Cat. 192.9. anmand na muc fhirenn: . . . anmand na muc mboinenn `sows', Dinds. 71. nucu n-ail isin berla anmand iunta firend ┐ boineand , Laws v 84.17 Comm. catt boineand , Thr. Ir. Gl. 6 s.v. baircne. tri .xx. dona cairibh corcra . . . ┐ a leth firenn ┐ aloile b.¤ dibh, Stair Erc. 365. trian do boininn i triun each `one-third of mares in the third of horses', Laws iii 150.15 . arguin bhoininn `weak or perh. illogical' (Gloss.), Luc. Fid. 4962.

Compd. baninnscí .i. ban. fir no buaninnsci no boneninnsci no bona scíentía, BB 319b51 .

dartaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dartaid or dil.ie/14701
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Forms: dartaid, dartuid, dartoid, dairtaid, dartait, dartaith, dartad, dartaig, dartada, dartuid, dartada, dartado, dartada, dairtida

n i. n s. dartaid, Laws iv 28. 19 ; 312. 12 , 15 , 23 ; BDD § 159 ; Corm. s.v. clithar sét ; BB 311 a 13 ; ZCP iii 204. 10 (LU); Dinds. § 66 . dartuid, Laws ii 152. 2 . dartoid, O'Mulc. 753 . dairtaid, Laws iv 312. 17 . dartait (i.e. dartaith), Corm. l.c. YBL. dartad, BB 311 a 13 . dartaig, Macd. g s. dartada; Laws i 184. 5 f.b. ii 258. 14 . LU 79 a 39 . Dinds. § 61 . IT ii2 185 . Rawl. 92 a 15 . 127 a 12 . Gorm. Feb. 12 . n du. dá dartuid , Laws ii 74. 18 . n p. dartada, ib. i 190. 3 , 7 . dartado (: bo), orig. the a p., Liad. and Cuir. 18. 6 .—a p. dartada, LL 339 a 10 . dairtida, Laws v 386. 3 f.b.

A heifer or a bull calf growing into , tarb and dam. See EIF 60-61 , ZCP xlii 93, 100 . Dinds. § 66 a dartaid is called a tarb: doriacht bó Nero cona tarb ina díaidh coro géis oc Ráith Cruachan coro mothaig in Findbennach coro gleac dóib ┐ ba fortail in dartaid (referring to tarb as the corresponding passage RC x 226 proves ). It is reckoned as a dam (m. and f.) LU 79 a 39 : do chotutlethar chruaid choirtchide do formna .vii. ndamseched ndartada (= TBC-LL¹ 2561 , 2568 , cf. CCath. 5228 ); BB 311 a 13 : damogam .i. tarb...dam...colpthach...dartaid ar aicme ailme .i. dartad (sic) ii d.¤ , &c.; O'Mulc. 753 : is cend daim for dartoid (dam is said of the full-grown animal). A `dartaid' is reckoned among the `minchethrae' and `sesc-slabrae,' the small and still unproductive cattle: samaisci ┐ colpacha...nó dairti ┐ dartada .i. minchethra, Laws i 190. 7 . im siscslabra an indle .i. na dairt ┐ na dartada....i. na hindlithe re torba, ib. i 190. 3 . Corm. (s.v. clithar sét) speaks of a dartaid firenn a male dartaid (Corm. YBL) and dartaid bainenn a she-dartaid (but probably the latter is merely a scribal error for dairt baininn, EIF 60 n. 244 ); the application to the female is very old as the npr. f. Dartaid shows.

Frequent in the Laws, indicating the `sét' of the lowest value, the `sét gabla.' Its value was one-twelfth of a cow, i.e. two screpalls (not three as Atkinson says), or three `miach' ( ii 258. 14 ); the dairt (= three screpalls) ranks higher: dígu sét somaíne .i. in sét is díthogaidi somaíne ann .i. dartaid dá screpall, Laws iv 28. 19 . dartada (g s.) .i. agh trí miach, ib. ii 258. 14 . sét gabla didiu isé is lugam .i. dartaid (dartait YBL) ḟirend ┐ colpach boineand nó colpach ḟirend ┐ dairt (dartaid YBL) boinend, Corm. s.v. clithar sét . According to their value the gradation is as follows: dartaid, dairt, colpach, samaisc, bó, Laws iv 312 . 12 - 15 . dartuid ┐ dairt ┐ colpuch, ib. ii 152. 2 . cóic seoit i ndul tria tech tria lias di brisiud a comla. dartaid i fleisc tís. dairt i fleisc thuas. samaisc...colpdach...dairt i naursain airthir tighe dairtaid i naursain iarthair tige, ib. iv 312. 15 sq. dairt i crand nairide thiar dartaid i crann nairide do thein, ib. 312. 23 . Corm. l.c. dartaid , dairt, and colpach are joined into one grade (the `cétna sét'); then come: samaisc in sét tánaise. laulgach nó dam timchill arathair in tress sét ┐ isé sin in ríisét.

Further instances: nocho tabraid side acht na ceathra foilli inásas acu na dairti ┐ na dairtida, Laws v 386. 3 f.b. cu ngealut dá dartuid fri rodam ┐ cu ngelut dá dartuid sech rodam that two `dartaids' graze as much as a great ox ib. ii 74. 18 . dartada, ib. i 184. 5 f.b. icdai dartaid hi cind gait inna forreith do Diarmait, ZCP iii 204. 10 , cf. SG 396 . 30 . dartado (n p.), Liad. and Cuir. 18. 6 . dartaid inide a heifer three years old at Shrovetide Macd. 312 b . Manners and Customs iii 568 b .

PROV. is cend daim for dartoid mórpersan for becphobul, O'Mulc. 753 . METAPH. Ingcél ┐ a dā bráthair .i. Echell ┐ Tulchinne .i. dartaid na díberca the Yearling of the Reavers (Stokes) BDD § 159 . Synon. tarbíne, Echtra Nera RC x 226 , cf. Dinds. § 66 .

Dairt and dartaid both originate from the root of dairid, dáir, but their relation to each other is not clear; dartaid looks like a nom. ag., dairt like a vn. Both words became early obsolete, probably in early Mid.-Ir. The form dairtid ( dairtida, Laws v 386. 3 f.b. ) shows the influence of dairt. Dartada in the passage: nocon ḟarrgaib acht teora dartada in Hérind .i. dairt i Cliu dairt i lLiniu dairt i Cuailṅgiu, LL 389 a 10 , is either due to confusion of dairt and dartaid, or it is an early instance of the Mid.-Ir. pl. in -adha.—Cf. dáir, dairid, 1 dairt, dartán.

iunad

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n u vn. of iunaid. act of treading: cerc no caileach do na tainic aimser dotha no iunta, Laws v 84.14 Comm. miach ar caileach cén iunas ... céin bís occ iunadh, O'D. 660 (< H 3.17, col. 491 ). is leth loighi a mathar unnta, no co tora aimser iunta; ocus o do rodha aim iunta, is comhlogh in cerc mor ocus in t-eirin, Laws iii 350.4 - 5 Comm. in dethbir ata iter in mboin mbig ┐ in boin mor gurab i dethbir bis itir in circ moir ┐ in tarìn o gebas aimsir iunta, O'Curry 1788 (< 23 Q 6, p. 40a ). nucu n-ail isin berla anmand iunta firend ┐ boineand dethbriges lan acht madh sen `there are not in the Berla names of treading, viz. male and female, that differ to the full save these,' Laws v 84.16 Comm.