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ad-caíni

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Forms: accaíne, accaíned

v bewails, laments, complains . Usually as simple vb. accaínid. bebaid C. . . . ad-coinfet Goidil, ZCP xx 223.12 . mōr marb . . . atcinfet (cainfit, v.l.) Goideil, xiii 381.8 . egid ┐ accainid in ben co bronach , LB 115b13 . iachtuis ┐ acainis a ben `he bewailed and lamented his wife', Ériu iii 150 § 3 . ní hiat a cnedha fen roacain, TTebe 3837 . roaccainset . . . ara airscélaib they lamented him because of the noble tales about him, TTr.² 1216 . dá n-acaoineadh sí Seaán, L. Cl. A. B. 155.52 . In phrase a.¤ x fri y complains about x to y: acainit a muinter re Senán beith cen usce occu his people complain to S. that they are without water, Lism. L. 2375 . accainis Prespiter Seon fria ṡlōghaibh in dāeirse i raibhi ō Darius, Marco P. 98 . ro acaoinset Cruithnigh friu-somh cumga a bforba, Leb. Gab.(i) 232.13 . agaoinsiot a nimneadh fris an righ, AFM i 408.10 .

Vn. accaíne, accaíned. Cf. éccaínid, attcuinti and athchaínid .

1 airecht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 airecht or dil.ie/1904
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: oireacht

n u m. Later also f. Peritia v 91-92 . oireacht m. IGT Decl. § 24 .

(a) name given to the public assembly of freemen and later of the more important families in the territory whose functions included the transaction of certain important legal business; hence court ; see Críth G. p. 73 . On use in titles of Law-tracts see Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 188-92 . Sometimes used with dáil (distinction not clear). In more general sense gathering, assembly: airect gl. curia, Thes. ii 42.5 . cis lir cenēla airechta dochusin la Fēne? . . . a cōic: taeba.¤, a.¤ uirdnidhe ┐ a.¤ fo leth et a.¤ fodesin how many kinds of a. are there? ZCP xii 359.13 ( Cóic Con. p. 62 ) (see also cúl, taeba. ¤, oirdnide, leth, fadéin II (g)). ni tualaing rodgaba athgabail . . . manis comtheit suithengthad fó searnad airechta conid fri rosc ruirther who would arrange the procedure of the a., Laws i 84.10 .i. fer gaeth . . . srethaig dligedh in a.¤ , 20 Comm. (see fo-sern). is dithre o lesaibh airechta is excluded from redress in the a., 12 . ecuma airechta i.e. persons unqualified to plead before an a.¤ (?), 27 . co roisc a.¤ do timurcain till an a. has been collected together, 202.11 Comm. tacra la fear nad airbir a leass a n-a.¤ , v 252.11 . is do anfuiglib airechta wrong judgements of an a., 442.27 . is go airechta a n-astad a false finding of the a.(?), 510.2 . is sed is roairde ngotha and ma[d] mo na lucht na airechta do cluin he (of methods of pleading), Cóic Con. 34 § 36 . inurcra a feib . . . .i. in urcra do dul ina airmitin airechta i.e. his qualifications for the a.¤, O'D. 519 ( H 3.17, c. 422 ). nach dál ┐ nach oirecht conrisar la túathu ┐ rígu, Ériu ii 210 § 33 . a ndail no a n-airacht, Cóic Con. 18 § 10 , 49 § 92 , O'Curry 1206 ( H 3.18, 482a ). bethi fo seilib . . . hi cach airiucht i mbed, Trip.² 1590 . naim airthir in domain ina n-airiucht fo leith, LU 1970 ( FA § 4 ). doscuiched dochum na hairechta . . . ni roairig duine isindairiucht (of a horseman approaching a concourse on a hill), RC viii 50.15 . [l]e toidheachd uī Chuinn chugoibh / ō [a] oireacht, O'R. Poems 2570 . doching side for lar na hairechto, IT iii 239.128 . ro marbhadh somh . . . ar lár an aireachta, AFM iii 48.13 . cen dul ḟer i n-a.¤ ṁban, Metr. Dinds. iii 18.225 . Iuil . . . ro marbad ina h-airect h-fein i.e. the Roman Senate, Todd Nenn. 62.1 . mor-a.¤ na n-uli Iúdaide the Sanhedrin, PH 3711 . Name applied to the collective `ollavs' and pleaders of a territory: gurab ar ollamuin ┐ aighni na crichi tug dliged d'ainm forro airacht eolach no aineolach, O'Curry 2270 ( Eg. 88 fo. 20(21)b ). aighne airechta, name of a special kind of advocate: aighni airechta . . . . fer son ro huca a les do a.¤ ┐ dodnacair indi. Indfiadar do in les. Tanacair iarum on trath co raile . . . aignis lais uile ┐ nascairecht ┐ berrad ┐ comaidhches ┐ cain lanomhnai ┐ maccslechtai ┐ deich seotu uad do fer belrai lais ndeni ┐ a recht ┐ trian cach besa do cadesin ma tobach, O'Curry 813 (H. 3.18, 375a).

(b) Collective name for the leading nobles of a territory: a.¤ na aicme na ard-cinedh d'feraib Ereann, MR 248.26 . Mac D. . . . ┐ gach aon oile dá oireachtaibh `vassal chiefs', Maguires of F. § 10 . a urradha ┐ a ardtóisig . . . ┐ a oireacht, Hugh Roe 12.19 (fo. 3b) . d'éag a huaisle 's a hoireacht, Measgra D. 55.61 . nó go mbeadh oireacht mar ibh / ag toigheacht go teach taoisigh, DDána 71.22 . as iad fa ceud oireacht do ag gabháil righe Condacht, Hy Fiach. 52.14 . atá d'a eagla ara oireachtaib he is so feared by his subjects, Hy Maine 141.1 . mac duine oireachta `son of a chieftain', AFM v 1582.y . oireacht Chonaill mic Aodha `the party of', Keat. iii 1427 . With extended meanings: Oireacht Mhaoise the children of Israel, DDána 74.21 . an t-oireacht brónach (of the damned), IGT Decl. ex. 1170 . oirecht na haithrighe (penitents), ZCP viii 216.5 . do b'é in toirecht gan imsním (of the sons of Morna), SG 138.39 . Of military divisions or levies: ro erig cach saer-slúag . . . .i. cach a.¤ 'ar n-iadud fa'n aird-rig, MR 214.13 . sluag Emna, a.¤ Uladh, 212.10 . tucsat a clár clé fri a.¤ ar ammus ind átha (here the a.¤ consisted of Cú Ch. and Laeg representing Ulster), TBC-LL¹ 1872 . cuir uait t'armu . . . co raccillem in n-a.¤ `till we parley with the host' (of champions in single combat), Metr. Dinds. iv 360.140 . ac forind dona fearaib . . . ac airiucht aile dib, TTebe 1400 . ón oirecht Fhailghech `the host of Offaly', Studies 1920, 417.21 .

(c) patrimony, territory: taisigh [do] nach biad oirreachta no fearann taisigheachta, O'Curry 287 ( H 3.18, 158 ). ni gebhaitt da éis go cert / righe ar iath na ar oireacht (a curse on a family), BNnÉ 285 § 272 . maithi inn arechta `the chief men of the lordship', Ann. Conn. 1225.18 .

álaig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. álaig or dil.ie/2879

Forms: ālaigh, alaig, álaig, áilche, álcho, alcha, álchaib, álad, aladh, alaig, alaigh

n f. n s. ind ālaigh (: Adhuimh), ZCP viii 195 § 4 . a s. alaig, LU 4267 . d s. álaig, Metr. Dinds. ii 62.11 . n p. áilche, ZCP xi 86 § 42 . álcho, vii 268 § 5 . alcha, v 485 § 2 . d p. álchaib, Fianaig. 26.7 . Later álad o, m. in phrase a.¤ ┐ airlabra (? infl. of allud). n s. aladh, Hugh Roe² 342.19 . g s. alaig, 2.17 . alaigh (sic leg.), 72.21 .

Habit, behaviour, practice: it olc[a] álcho do chuirp, ZCP vii 268 § 5 . utmall alcha ócduine, LL 121a marg. sup. alcha bár (.i. bēsa súadh), ZCP v 485 § 2 (B. na f.). is di álchaib ind ḟir léith / labrad a cobraud a scéith `it is one ot the habits of the grey-head', Fianaig. 26.7 . Baetán nar brónach á.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 340.15 . it é a n-āilche nasluinniur dūib ... nī gonat cnes, crūaidh a mbara, atgonat cride, ACL iii 297 § 53 . cnáifed dia á.¤ (álaid alaibh falaig v.l.) óg n-ell `it would have wasted by its doings all the kine' (of a serpent). Metr. Dinds. ii 62.11 . Of good habit, virtue: dech áilche ainmne the best of all virtues is patience, ZCP xi 86 § 42 . ere crábaid co censai / álaig (alaib aluigh (.i. besa), aluid v.ll.), Ériu ii 65 § 10 . fer in grāid rogrādhaig Dia / dligid a ālaig nemh nūa, ACL iii 307 § 22 . rúagh ind ālaigh virtue is blighted(?), ZCP viii 195 § 4 . Of good manners: at mathi ... fir Breg ... im gnáis im alaig im sotlotus, LU 4267 . in mind mail (.i. is ferr ict ┐ alaig tainic), Ériu viii 172.20 . Freq. with airlabra: iter gaís ┐ á.¤ ┐ errlabrae, BDD² 1076 . inmain t'á.¤ is t'irlabra, LL 10892 (TBC). gnúis (= gnás § 80 v.l.), alaig, erlabra, Triads § 86 . aladh .i. bésa maith, p. 38 . do raithne a gnuis a aladh ┐ [a] erlabhra, Hugh Roe² 342.19 . Note further: alaigh .i. glicus, ut est: alaigh a cainbesa, Ériu xiii 63 § 24 . aladh .i. gliocas: tré álaigh a urlabhra, O'Cl.

Of an ingenious act: clesradh dognith forsna cairib ingnadh alaig (: lāmaib), Anecd. i 57 § 59 . séig indiu glasreng indé / ingnad alaig utmaille, LU 1328 ( Imr. Brain ii 291 ).

1 ar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ar or dil.ie/3902

Forms: ar, air, er, eir, air, er, ar, arin,, airind, air, airnaib, armo, aire, aratobarr, arandéntar, arambiat, ara, armbad, ara, arindepur, aridlabrathar, arna, áirium, erum, erumm, erom, erut, ærut, airiut, airut, airiut, aurut, airiu, airi, airi, erre, airri, airre, airthe, erunn, erund, erond, airiund, airriun, airund, airib, airibsi, airiubsi, airiuibsi, eruibsi, erru, erriu, erro, airriu, airiu, erthu, airthiu, airtho, airib, airaib, or(u)m, or(u)t, air, uirre, orainn, oirinn, oraib, orru, orrtha

prep., leniting, with accus. and dat. See GOI § 823 , Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 150 , Frazer, ZCP viii 5 , Williams, Celtica ii 305 ; IGT Introd. § 130 .

Usually spelt ar. air, Ml. 51c2 , 2d2 ; er, 122a16 , BB 449a10 ; eir, Ériu iv 180 § 39 . The spellings air, er, etc. (more freq. in later lang.) and the modern pronunciation show that O. Ir. ar as simple prep.was replaced by a conflation of airi and fo(i)r (3 s. n. of 1 ar and 1 for).

In Mid. Ir. 1 for and 1 íar are frequently spelt ar. See III, IV below and the articles on these words.

With article arin, -int, -a, etc. Note also airind, Ml. 31b17 , air ind, 53a15 . arndi (= arindí), Ériu vii 138.4 . airnaib, Ml. 110d9 .

With poss. armo (m'), -do (t'), -a, -ar, -far (-bar) etc. Note also ar mh'éigse, Content. ix 26 . aire slicht, L. Chl. S. 2 .

With rel. part. ara: aratobarr, Wb. 12d29 . arandéntar, 2a10 . cid arambiat , Ml. 56b9 . ara n-eperr, Críth G. 1 . With copula: cid armbad , Wb. 11a19 . cidar impotabis, Ml. 56a13 . cid arnabu son, ib. ardott áigthe, LU 5656 = arṅdotāigi, TBC-I¹ 1178 (taking áigthi as vbl. of necess.). ara trēn, ACL iii 239 § 32 . ara n-amra, ZCP vii 312 § 26 . Before inf. pron. arindepur, Wb. 5a31 . aridlabrathar, 7d2 . With neg. arna airecht, Sg. 198b3 . arnach faca, ZCP xiii 169.13 .

With pron. suff. Early forms. 1 s. áirium, Wb. 7a12 . erum, LL 286a25 . erumm, PH 1397 . erom, 1503 . 2 s. erut, Wb. 27d19 , 29d7 , YBL 326b42 , PH 6565 . ærut, Ml. 2d8 . airiut, Blathm. 569 , LL 289b30 . airut, LU 8086 . GOI § 437 also gives airiut, aurut without reff. as `old forms which occur only in later sources' ( p. 272 ). 3 s. m. and n. GOI § 437 gives airiu as the dat. form (cf. airiu, O'Dav. 22 ?), airi as the accus. airi is the usual form passim in the early language. Cf. áiri, Wb. 11b21 . f. (accus. and dat. not distinguished) erre, Irish Texts i 3 § 8 (sic MS. See Ir. Hist. Stud. i 347 ). airri, SR 405 (emended to airre, GOI § 437 ). airthe, LL 286a7 . 1 pl. erunn, Wb. 15d13 , Ériu ii 124 § 65 . erund, LU 597 . erond, 588 . airiund, TBC-I¹ 170 . airriun, ZCP xi 110 § 26 . airund, LU 593 . 2 pl. airib, Wb. 20a3 , 22d25 , 27c19 , Metr. Dinds. iv 232.33 . airibsi, Wb. 14d25 , a33 , 16a26 . airiubsi, 15c1 , 17a5 . airiuibsi, 16c23 . eruibsi, 27d7 . Ml. 2a11 . 3 pl. acc. erru, Wb. 4d20 , 11a29 ; ZCP ii 315.26 . erriu, Wb. 9c8 , 11a20 . erro, LL 289b30 . airriu, Wb. 15a23 , 21d11 , O'Dav. 985 . airiu, Wb. 11d11 , Laws iv 176.7 . erthu, LL 280a1 . RC viii 154 § 5 . airthiu, LU 4915 . ZCP viii 310.22 . airtho, TBC-I¹ 409 . dat. airib, Laws iv 162.2 . airaib, 114.21 Comm.

In later lang. all pronominal forms influenced by those of for, giving or(u)m, or(u)t, air, uirre (uirthe), orainn (oirn. oirinn, O'Gr. Cat. 556.25 ), oraib ( oirb, BColm. 100.3 ), orru (orra, orrtha), etc.

The presumed distinction between ar with accus. when motion is implied and with dat. when no motion is implied ( Zeuss 622 ; with reservations Vendryes Gramm. § 283 ; see also Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 73 - 74 , Williams loc. cit.) appears most clearly in the stereotyped phrases ar chenn towards, ar chiunn ahead of, before (see 1 cenn): ar beolu towards, ar bélaib before, in front of (see bél). The dat. is usual in ar cach láu daily (see ) and in ar thosuch ( Sg. 203a7 , see tosach). Usage is less clear outside fixed phrases, and that of the various collections of O. Ir. glosses differs (the available material is also much reduced by the frequent identity of form of a s. and d s. of nouns). The accus. is regular in Wb. in senses of taking away from and counting as , and also in glosses on Lat. ob, the dat. where the meaning is with regard to, instead of and in glosses on Lat. super. Both cases are found where the meaning is for the sake of, because of . In Ml. accus. is constant only in set phrases. The dat. is usual in meaning counts as , do-beir ar (for?) calls and in glosses on Lat. dat. without preposition (ar gentib gl. gentibus, 78a12 , 89c2 ) and where a Lat. compd. noun is treated as two words (arintinmlegun gl. promulgatione, 71c18 ). In general use the meanings saving from, instead of, in meaning of, in return for, on account of, because of, for the sake of, for the purpose of are all found both with accus. and dat. In Sg. the meanings instead of and on account of are found with both cases. See also IGT Introd. § 130 , Bard. Synt. Tr. 2 - 4 , 17 , 20 (where detailed rules are given for accus. and dat. both with simple ar and for compd. preps. such as ar aghaidh, etc.).

I

(a) Much less freq. in concrete or physical meanings than in more abstract ones. Perh. before, in front of in (case of follg. noun not certain): dá [n]dorus [n-]and, comla[e] ar ala n-aí, clíath ar alailiu (-e, MS.) `in front of' (Gloss.), Críth G. 100 . ar Tuatha Dé Danann `before the T.D.D.', Ériu xii 152 § 15 (TE). cethridoruis airri (recte airre) im-mach, SR 405 . ó beit fíanna fer nÉrenn ┐ Alban do Chonaire ar thig, BDD² 1416 . Cf. 1081 , 1400 , 1492 . ? airiu . . . iarmo in front of it . . . behind it(?), O'Dav. 22 . Cf. airber .i. frit anair bere .i. eter do dī lāim, ar is fort muin bere ere [n-]aile, Corm. Y 58 . Acc. to Binchy, SCano p. 33 , frequent in meaning east of, the only example cited being: acon loch ar Mag Aí `by the lake east of Mag Aí', Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 32 § 2 (`on'). Cf. Airbri .i. fri Bri Eli anair, O'Mulc. 70 = Dinds. 16 ( RC xv 308 ). ? a nAicill ar Temair, Anecd. i 17.1 . Cf. perh. Síd ar Femin, LU 7846 ( BDD 140 ), etc. (or for al?). Perh. orig. with concrete force also in: do té(i)t aitire ar ḟer feras in fuil, Críth G. 52 `goes surety for', Gloss. Concrete meaning is perh. also to be assumed in the phrases agaid ar (late, orig. for?), ar agaid, ar amus, ar beolu, ar bélaib, bél ar bél, ar chenn, ar chiunn, ar dorus, ar dreich, ar fed, ar gnúis, ar leth, ar medón, ar ṡúil, ar thosuch, ar thús, ar úairib. See under the nouns concerned. With more abstract force in ar aí, ar apu (see 3 aí, 1 apa). Here may also be included: doire acummisc arúir `of their being mixed with mould', Wb. 13d3 . úachtar ar lemlacht dó mixed with, Críth G. 63 . loim midc do chumasc ar usciu `to mix a sip of whey with water', Mon. Tall. 143.25 . ba fial ṅdō buith arnaib ōcaib, cēin dogēni calma among, TBC-I¹ 1266 = LU 5739 . ? tiucfa in mac cētna ar bar cloind, ZCP viii 563 § 27 (for?). Perh. for for in: ó fó-certa a ṡrúb ar géscoe against a branch, BDD² 349 (= ar gésce, 355 ). conadh ar x. míli cathrach do shiublaighdis techta Magnuis Cam . . . ō maduin co fescor `to ten thousand cities', Marco P. 96 .

Rarely of time. See ariu before .

(b) In the follg. exx. the meaning is also more or less concr., though the precise meaning of the prep.is obscure, and it would be possible to consider them as early exx. of the replacing of for by ar (see III, and fo-ceird III): arnarala for cubus áiri, Wb. 11b21 (see note). Cf. focheird mo menma airi `my mind is set on him', Ériu ii 92 § 2 . ón lá tarrla ar n-airi air, iv 220.27 . torala dia archeill do degnimu su `let God bring to mind thy good deeds', Ml. 43b15 . iscor lame ardodced buith ocairbiathad sainte gl. nam qui volunt divites f[i]eri, incidunt in temptationem, Wb. 29b18 . ? Cf. ni comarleiced (.i. nir cetaig) dó cor lamha aire (.i. dul do sacarbhaic) cin foghlaim, Trip.² 243 . mabeidní dirúnaib dothéi armenmuin indfir, Wb. 13a12 . Note also: arnaib réib ilib gl. et qui ascendit super omnes caelos, 22a8 .

(c) In compd. numerals (with dat., see Celtica ii 312 ): a n-óen ar fichit (fichet, MS) the twenty-one, Ml. 2d2 . cóic míli ochtmugat ar chét one hundred and eighty five thousand, 34b17 . a ocht deac ar chét, BCr. 32d2 . deichinbair ar dib fichtib ar trib cétaib, Trip.² 3104 . secht cathae ar chetharchait / ar secht cétaib is huilliu, ZCP viii 313.34 . cōicer ar ceithri fichtib, 219.29 . fer ar sheisir seven men, Celt. Rev. x 348.23 . fri re tri n-aidhche ar mís, RC xviii 162.32 . Note also: tāinic buiden mōr . . . dōig lim is ar trichaid cēt inti approximately(?), TBC-I¹ 3142 (text perh. faulty).

II In a wide variety of abstract meanings for the most part deriving independently from those given under I.

(a) for, for the sake of, on behalf of, etc. (often gl. Lat. pro) (with accus. and dat. See Celtica ii 309 ): cia dudrigni dia mór di maith erriu, Wb. 11a20 . innahí dorigeni Día ar maccu Israhel, 30 . mirabilia dorígeni Dia ar maccaib Israhel, 28 . massu arinbethid . . . dagníu, 13c11 . mor ní as dénti ní airriu, 15a23 (in sense of mod. déanaim rud ar I obey, see Thes. Suppl. 51 ). niarséuti . . . robcarsi tíamthe, 23d4 . ar erchru gl. pro defectu, Ml. 31a4 . dusrigeni dia erru amal robu thol doib, 54a34 . fri assaru ar maccu israhel gl. rerum gestarum (testimonio), 94d2 . ara bǽsaib som .i. ar denum a thule gl. pro suis ritibus laborantes, 87b20 . a ndorigēnai in rí / do ḟertaib ar ṡanct Brigti, Thes. ii 332.4 (Hy. v). or ar Bran nailither, 286.34 (inscr.). lānamain . . . nī fil etarscarad dōib acht ar Dia, Corm. Y 824 . léicfider cach bean do mnáib airiut thou wilt be preferred to all other women, BDD² 59 . ar ghaol for the sake of relationship, Studies 1918, 99 § 15 . dorindedh mainistreacha ┐ sepeil le ar anmain Gyi `for the soul of G.' ZCP vi 90.11 . See also under meince, 1 pairt. Freq. in sense of (praying) for, see airnigde, guide, guidid, oráit.

(b) for the sake of, by in adjurations and invocations: dilig dam . . . / ar Maire n-amra n-Ingin, SR 7820 . ar do chumachtae . . . tesaircc dam-sa mo chūrcha, BColm. 54.3 . ar do thrīnōiteacht, a Thrīnōit, ACL iii 241 § 2 . ar t'fhírinni riutsa, na furáil etc. by thy honour, CCath. 1659 . ar na deib rib, TTebe 4025 . síol Ádhaimh . . . / ar do thocht díobh slánaigh sinn, Dán Dé ix 22 .

(c) on account of, because of (with accus. and dat. Glossing Latin ob, pro, propter): ar ar comoicsi do bás on account of, Wb. 14b25 . aracethardese gl. quam ob causam, 31b24 . ob mirationem .i. airinn adamrugud, Ml. 61a15 . ar chosmaili ind fochuinn diaragbtha gl. causae uicinitate, 35b24 . ar ét im chrabud gl. pro zelo religionis, 36d24 . arna lithu gl. propter cultús diuini festa, 47b2 . arna pecthu immefolngat guasacht do anmin gl. propter animae pericula, 7 . cid arnaibhisiu .i. arnaib hi forodamarsa gl. ob ista, 58d13 . ní ar pianaib do thabairt forru `not on account of the infliction of punishments upon them', 114b7 . ara foirbthetu fadesin, Wb. 6c19 . tocombaig a ṡlán ara ḟornert because of, Críth G. 415 . ar ṡóethaib because of grievances, 581 . ar ilar a imarbus, ZCP viii 104.7 . Corco Bāiscind ar a nert / nī damaid cert d'Eoganacht, v 500.16 .

With a variety of nouns in more or less stereotyped phrases: ar na h-ádhbharaibh sin for those reasons, ML 58.11 . ar[a] airmitin som through respect for him, Ériu iv 30.23 . ar t'ḟuath, i 97.32 . ni diles ni doberar ar uathbas `nothing is lawful which is given out of terror', Laws iv 286.25 . See also under áis, cairde, 1 cúis, 1 écndairc, éicen, ecla, 1 gart, midlachas, miscais, omun, sant, serc, úacht, etc.

Common with abstr. nouns from adjj. in the construction: nīr fētatar a tōcbāil ar a truma because of her weight = because she was so heavy, Anecd. iii 9.8 . ar dúire a drochdelba, Ériu iv 102.16 . ar ḟebus na cuidechtae because the company was so excellent, BColm. 78.18 . ar a laechdacht, ZCP viii 318.12 . ar cumga in puill nír féd dul amach, Ériu v 49.7 . in senadh ic á adhradh ar a uaisle, CCath. 334 . ar ghoire do ghaoil, Dán Dé xi 11 . Without poss. or gen.: cona tisa . . . in dam tarais ar airdi (a fence), Laws iv 76.19 Comm.

Freq. in advv.and conjj. in O. Ir. glosses. 3 s. n. as adv. on account of it, therefore: fristemlighter cid ind aier airi, Ml. 73c2 . ni bad pronomen airi, Sg. 203b2 . isairi doroigu dia geinti hore . . . this is why . . . because, Wb. 5b12 . is airi inso rogabad som hi rige, Ml. 14a4 . cinid airi doberr desimrecht acht ar atrebthach nand, Sg. 35b13 . With article and i: arindi gl. eo, Sg. 190a4 . ni arindí . . . sed quia not because . . . but because, 5a4 . arindisin gl. ei, Ml. 54c6 . arndi furumai sár for cach toil, Ériu vii 138.3 . With se: ní nád ṁbed arse di chorp gl. ideo, Wb. 12a22 . arse gl. ob hoc, Ml. 18d15 , gl. qua re, 29d1 . isarse gl. quo circa, Enchir. Aug. 70b , 81b ( ZCP vii 480 , 484 ). airechas ceneóil airsiu (leg. airsin? edd. airriu, Ped. MS Index to Wb. glosses) ní airechas fidei, Wb. 1b12 . Later: air sin on account of that, CCath. 2350 . Note also: ar a smuaintighib do beith . . . a mbeat[h]aidh an tigerna so that his thoughts might be in, etc., BCC § 5 (cf. ara).

(d) instead of, in place of, as substitute for, in meaning of (meaning confined to O. Ir. glosses. With dat., occas. with accus.): arnab geintib huilib taken as referring to all the Gentiles gl. Iudeos et Grecos omnes, Wb. 2a15 . foirbthe ar anfoirbthu gl. decem milia, a perfect (number) for an imperfect, 9a10 . corda .i. arin duiniu huli lesom gl. a parte totum, Ml. 53a2 . todochide ar sechmadachtae n-anfoirbthe gl. commotatio . . . temporum `future for imperfect', 62a16 . arnaib bolcaib gl. pro uesicis, 99a4 . fogur cechtar de ar alaliu ┐ fogur na liter naile airriusom, Sg. 4a8 . ni roscríbad ar naill (leg. ar na aill, edd.), 6b3 . a ṡuidigud ar anmmaimm dílius, 27a1 .

Often with as-beir, do-beir etc.: dobeir inso arnab uilib cumactib gl. supra omnem principatum et potestatem et uirtutem et dominationem, Wb. 21a13 . epert innan (MS. inna) aisndisen arnaib gnimaib gl. dicit autem non quia talia locuti sunt Scribae . . . sed quia talia fecerint, Ml. 16d3 . a ndurigni duaid in gnim sin in tengad do airbirt ar gnimaib in choirp, 31b24 . intan asmbersom pes ┐ manus nochis arnaib gnimaib són dungniat som honaib ballaib hisin atbeirsom, 56b3 . tri suidigud dosom inna cluas arin chorp huiliu, 60b16 . arnaib fedaib sonartaib ardaib gl. pro terribilibus arbustís cedros possuit, 146a6 .

The idiom ad-rími ar counts as (with accus. and dat.) is prob. to be assigned to this section: ní ármisom ar chumactte, Wb. 6a1 . cenid ar chomsuidigthib adrímther inna fortórmach so, Sg. 202a5 . See ad-rími. With LA: petra les arin trediusa sís he takes petra as standing for, Ml. 60a7 . in loc lesom híc arnaib aitrebthidib gl. a loco habitatores intellegite, 144c3 .

(e) in return for, in exchange for, as price of, in payment for, as equivalent of (with accus.): airitiu lóge ar mo precept in return for, Wb. 10d31 . rotbīa a lōg airi you shall have a reward for it, TBC-I¹ 585 . is lá cach(a) tíre do-tét dlega(i)r aire `is due for it', Ériu xvii 70.4 . Freq. do-beir lóg etc. ar: ainm indlóge doberr domiledaib armílte, Wb. 3c1 . intan dobera Dia fochraicci ar degnimu, Ml. 90c14 . screpul doberar do gilli . . . ar comaitecht do neuch o pecad `a groat that is given to a lad for accompanying someone in a sin', Mon. Tall. 143.9 . nī tibur-so in tinnscra sin(ee) cid ar Meidb C. feissin I wouldn't give a brideprice like that for M. herself, ZCP iv 39.7 (cf. TBFr. 185 ). ní conrogab terochraic . . . ar forbrissiud fir truaig `reward for oppressing a wretched man', Ml. 36a32 . ni riat na dánu diadi ara n-indeb domunde sell for, Wb. 28c2 . ríthæ . . . ar ech ndonn, Thes. ii 240.1 (Ardm.). tale damsa a log ar epert do firinne lat, Ml. 36a32 . síodh Dhé 'gá ceannach ar chrodh being bought for herds, Dán Dé xxvii 33 . With vbs. of leaving, abandoning: ni dérsid for sóiri ar fognam, Wb. 20b10 . roleicc creitim ar in paganacht he left the faith for paganism, Anecd. iii 72.28 . as uime do trēig Temraigh / ar Chend Maghair, ZCP viii 108.19 . Denoting preference: ragaid duit aire . . . rígi hÉrend in preference to him, BColm. 68.18 . do mholfuinn fear an leithléighinn 'gá mbíadh beatha ghlan . . . arfhear láinléighinn 'gá mbíadh beatha némhthromdha, Mac Aingil 4782 .

(f) for the purpose of, in order to obtain (as far as the exx. serve with accus. in Wb. and dat. in Ml. The exx. from Wb. given here, however, could equally be referred to the preceding section): precept arbiad in order to obtain food, Wb. 10d13 . madarlóg pridchasa, 23 . is arnach nindocbáil móir fodaimim se inso, 23b12 . asberat isar indeb isdénti tol dǽ, 29b12 . arind etarimdibiu (arindetar imdibiu, MS.) gl. pro interfectione aduersariorum, Ml. 36b23 . ar chuindriug pectho gl. instrumentum est divinae iustitiae `for the correction of sin', 49b7 . gabthe dunad les fris arinoillus for protection, 55c1 . asberar ar thormuch pectha for the purpose of increasing sin(?), 76a5 . bliadain lán dano do M. [┐] a muindtir uli for usciu ┐ bargin ar tuaslucud anmae B. `to obtain the release of the soul of B.,' Mon. Tall. 133.29 . serc fochraici ara n-as[c]nam, piana do imchaisiu ara n-imgabail in order to avoid them, Ériu vii 138.28 . is rimsa . . . rohérbad ar eisnéis it is to me it was entrusted for relating, iv 144.21 . annsa lebur tuc sé dóib ar choimét a ndligid feín `for keeping', Maund. 61 . Also perh. in phrase ar olc fri, see olc (because of?).

(g) by virtue of, by means of, through (dat.): condenad fingail ar chuinged soinmige do gl. mercari peccato securitatem, Ml. 39a6 . ? ar gressaib gal / glenaid luch inna línsam `by feats of valour', Thes. ii 293.20 . ni ar lín óc brister cath, Ériu ix 47 § 18 . ar neart a n-engnama by dint of their prowess, ML² 286 . gaibsit tír and ar chlaideb by the sword, ZCP viii 313.21 .

(h) In general sense of in respect of, with regard to, in the matter of, relating to, etc. (appar. with dat.) (the ascription of some exx. to this section is tentative): desmrecht insin ar aimsir deirb that is an example of, Sg. 66b17 , cf. exemplum ara airiuc far diull tanaisiu, 106b20 , exemplum inso ara rangabalda asrubart, 39a5 . annsom hi taurgillib tairgille ar bechaib, Laws iv 162.1 . rucus tairgilli ar bechaib `für Bienen ist ein `tairgille' . . . zu stellen', ZCP xv 319 § 12 . ? isam ómun ar a aisnéis I am afraid to relate it, LU 5349 . is fon samla-sin . . /gníth . . . a cét-chumma / Temrach . . . / ar áibnius in beauty, Metr. Dinds. i 10.64 . fear feadhma deas ar gach ndān in every art, ZCP viii 562 § 16 . bean as ghloine ar ghníomharthaibh `purest in deeds', A. Ó Dálaigh xv 15 . issí eisimplair Crist . . . do lenfadís ar míne ┐ ar buaine, ar deirc ┐ ar trocaire, Maund. 123 . ro derscnaigh d'ógaibh a chomaoisi ar goil ┐ gaisccedh, Leb. Gab.(i) 200.7 . Also in phr. ar chuit, see cuit. For do-beir teist ar see teist. See airbág.

Common in phr. of type: teine . . . ar thes crabaidh (of a person) a fire . . . in heat of piety = a paragon of piety, Anecd. iii 5.19 . Muridach, ba muir ar crūa[i]s, ZCP viii 299.34 . deochain ar grādaib ┐ sacart ar ūaisle a deacon in rank and a priest in reputation, BColm. 82. 15 - 16 . ba laech ar gaisced, RC xxiv 184.4 . a éan choluim ar cheannsa, Dán Dé i 19 . mar lile ar lí, Dánta Gr. 30.14 .

(i) about (of stories, books, reading, etc. In late exx. only. Perh. orig. for in this meaning): iomda ar Lasair ferta amhra many wonderful miracles (are said to have been performed) by L., Ériu v 90.4 . is mebair linn . . . / in seanchus fil ar Mag Ráin the lore about M., iv 156.18 . Leabhar Oiris ┐ An[n]ála ar Cogthaibh . . . Éireann, i 78 . craoibsgaoileadh ar chath Cluana Tairbh description of the battle of C., 16 n. léighmid ar Alexander n-uaibhrech, etc., Mac Aingil 872 . léan ba sgéal ar fianaibh Fáil, Magauran 2790 . Cf. sgriobhthar ortha go . . ., Ó Héodhusa 68.16 .

(j) With verbs of depriving, stealing, hiding, lacking, etc. from (accus. and dat.): tri airchellad donaib sommaib a n-anae airnaib bochtaib, Ml. 90a11 . is amne asruluús airi, Wb. 17d16 . a manaig do béim ar Lommān, BColm. 84.16 . ní bēram-ne t'áthius ort we shall not take thy victory from thee, 74.22 . ni cumscaichthi cumachtae nairi gl. hoc potestatem literae motare non debuit, Sg. 6a5 . ni fil nach díchlith airi, Wb. 1a4 . tesbanat boíll aíriu, 11d11 . in dá ṡét tesbanat airi, Críth G. 130 . ní gette na brithemnachta becca erriu you would not snatch the petty judgements from them, Wb. 9c8 . nī gatar a forgall ar domun degmnā, Cáin Ad. 4 . a tellad errusom, Wb. 11a29 . dives cui (.i. isar) clam tollitur , Enchir. Aug. 76b ( ZCP vii 482.27 .)

(k) With verbs of protecting, saving from , defending against (accus. and dat.): ainsium Crīst ar cech nernbās, Thes. ii 352.4 (Hy. vi). Dīa dom chobair . . . / ar cech ṅgúasacht, 350.16 (ibid.). dia dítin ar in pecthach, Ml. 57c4 . dia diden . . . ar náimdib, Thes. ii 354.2 . airnaib imnedaib doneimni a dǽ, Ml. 110d9 . fri himdegail cuirp . . . ar demnaib, Thes. ii 354.4 . diar snádud . . . / ar gábud, 359.6 . for soirad ar senachrib, Ml. 33b21 . air ni bói numsoiradsa ar chumachtae ṅduini, 74b13 . Continuing a Latin construction: ar thes inna gréne són ┐ ara naimtib gl. quae etiam inumbraret eos et regeret, 97c4 . arnaib cumachtgaib gl. difensionem, 103c7 . arnaib hi sin gl. ut illis eripiat, 117b4 . defensionis . . . ar maccaib israhel, 124b10 . Note also: comad chādus ar cach ngúasacht that it might be a halidom against every danger, BColm. 96.10 . tucc dam a Dē mōir / . . . / ar pīanu na plāg / tonna dīana dēr, ACL iii 232 § 1 .

III In later lang. ar and for become a single preposition (often with surviving difference in follg. mutation, see the examples in Bard. Synt. Tr. p. 2 ff. ). The follg. are exx. of ar for earlier for. Of local relations (for I): imda gol gargc ar a brú many a fierce wail in its lap, BColm. 100.6 . ar saebchoire in a maelstrom, 94.12 . tarrúd úire ar airib / for leccaib ar láech-maigib, Metr. Dinds. iv 232.34 . seóit Cluana maic Nóis do foillsechadh ar Gallaib Luimnigh `were discovered with', RC xviii 53.12 . Of quasi-local relations, etc. (II). Of point of time (c): ar na tri soldomnaib `on the three chief feasts', Mon. Tall. 129.27 . ar notlaice ┐ caiscc ┐ cengciges, Ériu vii 150.30 . Of rule, sway, over (f): ba rī tenn ar Tūathmumain, ZCP viii 119.28 . flaithius ┐ forlamhus ar crichaib . . . na cruinne, CCath. 1 . In addition to (g): cotardda trá ar se mo chendsa ardo chend my head in addition to thine, RC iii 185.8 . credo ┐ pater . . . ar cech m-biait, xv 490 § 26 ( for cach mbiait, § 32 ). Affecting, afflicting, etc. (h): bíd oirb oman Dé do neim, BColm. 100.3 . trom orm a innisi, ZCP viii 200.25 . duaithnid ar dainib in domain incomprehensible to, Fen. 38. 16 . Subsisting on (j): ar geilt féoir feeding on grass, Ériu iv 156.12 . ar usci ┐ bairgin, RC xv 491 § 30 , cf. for usci ┐ bairgin, 490 § 26 . In a state or condition (k): na biad ar in mbreith sin `that she would not abide by that judgement', RC xxiv 196.1 . nírbo borg báeth ar bruidin it was not a foolish castle engaged in brawling, Metr. Dinds. i 32.46 . With vb. of motion: ge deach rī Conaill a ccēin / ar slūaiged rí Temhra tréin, ZCP viii 116.21 . To express the dativus incommodi (m): adbathadar uile thorad parrthais ar Adam `were forfeited by Adam', Laws iv 266.14 . adbathadar ar Aongus a thire, 15 . rogabsat tech air they stormed the house in which he was, BColm. 72.4 . ni cloifithir oirb bar cath, YBL 314b55 . Perh. also: ben clucc ar Cellach against, Cáin Ad. 18 . cogadh mór le Domnall . . . ar Brian, Ériu i 78.5 . In phrases (p): ar bith c[h]é on this earth, BColm. 100.3 . ar comairci C. under the protection of C., 86.28 . ar debaid in haste, LL 7493 . ar lár cháich in the midst of everybody, Ériu iv 222.28 . ar neam in heaven, Anecd. i 39.114 . ar ṡeilbh (sic leg.) éicsi, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 9 . With verbs (III): dorad min aire `put meal over it', Mon. Tall. 147.11 . dobert trian forcridi . . . ar chuid cach lae `added one third of water to the daily allowance', 7 . do thabairt geinti ar ireis, ZCP iii 22.6 .

Note also: rostatlaig ar thenn-medón he clasped her by the sturdy waist, Ériu iv 104.8 . roghabh nathraigh mbí ar bolgán `by the belly', CCath. 4194 .

IV Replacing ÍAR. Of time (I): ar cath Ch. after the battle of C., ZCP viii 314.18 . arsin, Ériu iv 132.1 . is ar sein anid sí co arnabárach thereupon she remains till the morrow, ZCP viii 309.20 . ar n-ēirghi grēine at the rising of the sun, ML² 1333 . sóaidh co brónach dia taigh ar marbadh a maic, RC xviii 45.31 . ar tteacht ór tticch, ZCP viii 219 § 13 . do bātar ar n-a crēchtnugad, ML² 386 . ar ngabāil gīall for Mumain, ZCP viii 119.31 . Of place (II): arsin t[s]eit along the way, Mon. Tall. 153.20 . ar slige Póil is Petair in the track of Paul and Peter, Ériu v 24.24 . According to (III): suidfither gach aon duine . . . ar miadh ┐ ar dligedh ┐ ar a sognim[r]adh, RC xxviii 22 § 49 . ar a fidhair fen do cruthaigh Día é in His own image, BCC § 408 .

For use as conjunction see 2 ar, 1 ara.

baíd

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Forms: búid, bóid, báid, baidi, robaíd, báidh, búidh, báid, buidsin

adj i Also búid, bóid, báid etc. baidi (: caīni), SR 484. robaíd (: croíb), LL 19135. báidh (: láimh), DDána 31.20 , (: thógbháil), 65.1 . búidh (:múir), 17.9 , (: ionrúin), Dánta Gr. 39.3 .

(a) fond, affectionate, tender, partial, devoted. Freq. of persons: mathair boed bronach , AU i 248.3 (an. 778 ). ar do maithir Mairi mbaid (: gaīth), Vita Br. 48 (mboid, MS.). do baídathair baíd, LL 18497. a gillai bic buíd, 18555 . ben bōidh, TBC-I¹ 2682 (= baíd, LL 10746 ). ba buid fri haígedaib, RC xii 336 § 26. tréad báidh dar bheatha an bhochta (of the monks of Dún na nGall), DDána 81.18 . búidh ana oibreachaibh (= clemens), ITS xix 112.3 .

In other applications: ní boíd ind imbert moithchulióin sin, LU 5700. laegh bo baidi, Cog. 92.11 . Cf. IT i 124.10 (TE). i mBeithil bóid, AFM ii 674.9 . do nocht an Coimdhe a chneas búidh, DDána 31.19 . seanmóir bhúidh, 20.21 . breath báidh partial judgement, 31.20 (cf. báid). a cholaim bhúidh, Measgra D. 57.14 . maille re sasadh buidh inntinde, Smaointe B. Chr. 1876. gér bhúigh a fuighle (of the Suir), Keat. Poems 1517. Adv. co báid , SR 453. co buidh banamail, TTebe 3594 .

(b) pitiful, touching: is bōedh ┐ is trógh lim-sa suut, Cáin Ad. 8. Compar. nī acatar nī bad bāidiu nā bad trōighiu lēo, 7 .

As subst. ? Teothota in baidsin (: maīthsin), Fél. Aug. 2 (buaid sin, buidsin, v.ll.).

Compds. With noun: a bāidhathair (of Deity), Ériu iii 30 § 17. regasa latt, a báidathair, LL 37260. Fiacha . . . / búidhghein Berbha `lucky offspring', Leb. Cert.² 166.3 (buaid-, v.l.). ro nert a mbe boidgeana, Blathm. 253 (boídgenae, ed.; `loving, smiling mother'). ar belaibh a boidhmhathar, ibid. With adj. a eaglas bhláith bhúidhiodhan, DDána 122.3 .

Cf. 1 báeth. See boidmís ?.

bec

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: lugimen, beag

adj o, ā small, little, of size, quantity, extent, physical and moral: b.¤ quasi ec ebraice paru[u]s interpretatur, , Corm. Y 151. duine beg gl. homunculus, Ir. Gl. 436. magnus et minus . . . mor ┐ beg, Auraic. 676. natat beca gl. non parua, Ml. 18b6 . cid na olc mb.¤ `even any little evil', 35d9 . atá debe m[b]ec nand, 40a20 . ma beth na galar b.¤ for corp duini, Thes. ii 245.34 (Cambr.). na brithemnachta becca `petty judgements', Wb. 9c8 . both b.¤ gl. umbraculo, Ml. 100c21 . inna mmacc ṁbecc, 123b12 . cid b.¤ cid már gl. quantitas, Sg. 28b7 . immar fa b.¤ `whether it be great or small', 73a16 . huan suidiu biuc gl. modica sesione, Ml. 135a14 . o aimsir bicc `for a little time', Wb. 5c2 . is becc rand aos túate ┐ lucht na sencheld mór ucut `the laity and the people of the great old churches yonder are of little worth', Mon. Tall. 137.4 nibo b.¤ in tech, Sc.M² 5. fri ré iúbili bicci .i. uii mbliadna, LU 4044. cansit ceól mb.¤ , LU 3274 ( SCC 7 ). ar thoirsi in meic bic do chosc, MU² 186. atchi tenid mbic `a little fire', RC xxiii 418.25 . id-bert an laoidh mbig si ann, ML² 1151. b.¤ cech glōr is cech gredan, Bruchst. i 62 § 143. dogní na briathra beca sa (of some lines of rhetoric), SG 371.18 . faillsighis . . . doibh-siumh an talamh mbiucc dia mbattar iarraidh .i. tir thairrngire, BNnÉ 77 § 148 . lethad baisi bigi (of a measure of bread), ZCP vi 286.10 . beag nglóire thú i dtalmhain (lit.) small as regards glory, Dán Dé viii 13 (but ex. may belong to subst. use below). más beag mór ar mbéim `all our sins, great and small', Aithd. D. 85.2 . ní fhuil dá éis dom scéimh acht scáil bheag, Keat. Poems 516. do chrích Banbha is beag re maoidheamh `small credit to B.', Aithd. D. 28.6 . b.¤ b.¤ very small, Ériu v 22.21 . becc nāt beg `not too tiny', K. and H. 10 (See Bull. Board of Celt. Stud. xxiv (1972) 484).

Compar. and superl. supplied by root *lug (cf. ). b.¤ ┐ lugum ┐ lugusomh, Auraic. 659. Compar. laugu (sic leg. laugi, MS), Wb. 6b12 . lugu, 16c26 , Ml. 23a13 . laigiu, 17c7 , Sg. 120b2 . lugha gl. minor, Ir. Gl. 1115. dleagait mic leigind . . . saire ada lugu a free status that is less (than that of higher-ranking men of letters), Laws v 102.6 . gnim nad lugu smacht for which the penalty is not less, IT i 70.19 . co nar ba luga hí . . . oltás orcc cránai it was no smaller than a young pig, PH 7210. ni lugu is machtnaigthi lim-sa I have no less reason to marvel, 1758 . gerba lugu d'ais ┐ do airrdi in gilla sin `of lesser age and height', TTebe 393 . Scotia Minor nó Scotia ba lugha, Keat. ii 5797. With DE: combad lugaite a nert i n-agid ríg Lagen that their strength might be the less, LL 6423. his laugudi a pennit, Ériu vii 154 § 2. ba lugaide a galarsom ón do suidiu `thus his sickness was alleviated', Ériu xii 166.7 . ro ba lughaide ro heccaoíneadh a oidheadh go ro thionnsccain sé dol ar bélaibh a athar `was the less lamented', AFM v 1778.1 .

Superl. : lugimen gl. minimam, Ml. 14c10 . is ē dēach is laigem, Corm. Y 447. cia luigem i fuillemaib gell, Laws v 376.1 . With form of compar. : ūair is é mer is lauga isin lāim é (the little finger), Corm. Y 809. na tri fira is luga a fenechus the three smallest (least in value), Cóic Con. 42 § 63 . i coneilg in neich is lughu, Auraic. 677. in aen lámh mharcaigh as luga rob olc `by no means one of the least expert horsemen', AFM vi 2040.11 . In adverbial phrases: na rachthai . . . co cend .x. ṁbliadan a n-as lugu de `at the least' ( TTr. 1776 ), LL 32574. in mēide is lugha dhe, Fl. Earls 178.z . adeirim nī sa lugha cúig Paidreacha at least , Parrth. Anma 777. muna rabha sí ann go follus, ní as lúgha de, bíodh sí a bhfolach none the less, Mac Aingil 2210 .

As adv. in d s. (in) biuc little, a little ; a while?), in some exx. perh. merely expletive: ma conatil biucc `if it has slept a little', Wb. 29d15 . in biucc gl. paulatim, Sg. 12b1 . cid in biucc `even in small measure', 39a25 . in biuc iarum gl. paulo post, Ml. 19b6 . in biuc `to a small degree', 122b7 . seōl bic romaind 'sa rōt cētna / a choss truag-sa, ACL iii 243 § 27. an biuc, a L. corot-aiciller, Sc.M² 9. tair bic ille, LU 3724 ( SCC 33 ). Compar. as adv. ind lugu gl. minus, Ml. 123c12 .

As subst. of persons and things small, petty, unimportant (of state, rank, possessions, etc.): ataat cetheora sabuid tuaithe noda-desruithetar i mbecaib who are degraded to small people, ZCP xvi 177 § 14 (= Laws i 54.8 ), see 184.23 . a becco, ol Fer Rogain, BDD² 888. nān .i. b.¤ ut dicitur, nanus .i. abac nō lucharbān, O'Mulc. 828. dona beaguibh (= paruulis, Psalms 118 ), Parrth. Anma 9 (title-page). In phr. o b.¤ (biuc) co mór both small and great i.e. everybody: tabhach cíosa ┐ cána Maodhóg o bhecc go mór `from small and great', BNnÉ 203 § 44 , cf. v.l., n.3. na coiglidh enduine acu o b.¤ co mor, Fier. 131. donangatarsidhe ó bhiug co mór, Hugh Roe 108.10 . Cf. etir b.¤ ┐ mór both small and great, Ml. 114b17 .

As subst. o, n. a little, a little while, etc., smallness, fewness : beag, m. IGT Decl. § 65. cid a mb.¤ gl. uel paululum, Ml. 29b12 . b.¤ gl. paulum, Sg. 14a11 . Études Celt. xi 110. iṁforling hícc a mbeicc rochreti `of the few of them', Wb. 5b21 . is becc rofitemmarni i rrúnaib dǽe, 12c5 . cid beicc daucbaid si `of little worth', Wb. 21c12 . is hed a mbeccsin nammá dogníu di maith, 24a12 . cid b.¤ ṅdi ulc, Ml. 46a1 . cid cen na b.¤ ndo síd and `even without a little of peace there', 51a5 . ní b.¤ dia ndergeni forcenn a sailm `it is no small thing', 69c7 . corrobu b. du essarcnaib furodamair, 131b12 . becc torbai little profit, Thes. ii 296.4 . a mbecc mín `the small light diet', Mon. Tall. 152.20 . a mb.¤ arathá . . . doṁsaegulsa during the little that remains of my life, RC iii 179.9 . edrad fota do biuc (bicc, v.l.) buair `long the milking time for a few cattle', Ériu v 116.8 . dochóidseom trá i nnem arin ṁb. sin do maith, LL 36833. don ti rucc becc h'innmusa, RC xxvi 366.4 . beg dá hioth do-chúaidh ar gcúl, IGT Decl. ex. 1093. as beag do geabhthar do dhaoinibh fíréanta a small number, Desid. 2257. beag ga bhfoil an ceart ar chuimhne ` few ', Aithd. D. 38.5 . ar uathadh sluaigh ┐ ar beg mbuidhne, AFM v 1662.3 . Of time: ni bia do m'fhuirech-sa anosa mar-oen frit . . . acht b.¤ bet oc tuba h'uilc . . . i t'agaid, PH 8230. dar thrachtsam beg roimhe so `a short time', Geneal. Tracts 53.5 .

With prec. possess. 3 s.: rochotail a becc slept a while, TBC-I¹ 2513. nír codail a b.¤ an aidhchi sin he did not sleep at all, ZCP x 307.18 . ni rucsat a beg ar a m-buidnib they quite failed to overtake, Celt. Rev. iv 206.20 . dá leigeadh a lámha síos a bheag nó a mhór, Eochairsg. 54.5 . hi tōeb na conaire anair a bic `a little to the east', Dinds. 20. gan a bheg `not a whit', Duan. F. i 53.20 . dubhairt-sean nach raibhe a bheag `he said it was nothing', Keat. ii 5272.

With neg. verb and follg. DI anything at all, the smallest quantity: ní romill a becc din chasail (= permanente cassula tantum intacta quod ignis non tetigit), Lat. Lives 11.12 . na beiridh a bhecc da bhar nettaighibh libh asin luing, BNnÉ 54 § 55 . ní haithristear a bheag da scéalaibh `no tidings whatever are given of them', Keat. ii 2571. Cf. nochon do biuc bae dia brīg not slight was his power, ZCP viii 217 § 5.

In phr. acht b.¤ almost, nearly: fri re tri n-uairi acht b.¤ , PH 550. dia bualad co mbo marb acht b.¤ so that he was nearly dead, LU 3290 ( SCC 8 ). roscarsatur ar cuirp fri ar n-anmannaib acht b.¤ `have all but separated', MacCarthy 66.23 . acht madh beac, Fl. Earls 168.23 . b.¤ ná, b.¤ nach almost, nearly (i.e. little but that): b.¤ nachamralae i nderchóiniud ón `I have almost fallen into despair', Ml. 90c17 . b.¤ nád múchtha doíne impu were nearly stifled, TBFr. 272. beag nach brisiodh mo chroidhe / gach dán roimhe da gcumainn, Studies 1918, 618 § 11 . beg do Tuadmumain nár thrían / do bí ag M. M. held almost a third of Thomond, Caithr. Thoirdh. 136.15 . go raibhe trian bhfear nÉireann ré filidheacht beagnach, Keat. iii 1462. So also: is b.¤ mā dorinnus ariam gnīomh . . . badh doilghe liom do dhēanamh hardly , Feis Tighe Chonáin 1469. is beac ma ba oirrdearca C. `C. . . . was scarcely more illustrious', CF 411. Cf. is b.¤ cid dia fesstar a chenél `his kin will be almost unknown', RC xxiv 176.5 .

With copula and follg. prep. is b.¤ do it is little, insufficient (for): ba becc duitsiu cometecht dossom `it were little for thee (sic leg.) to be indulgent to him', Wb. 10c10 . ba b.¤ ṅdamsa mad buith cen chotlud tantum , Ml. 95d13 . Hence with neg. it is enough; an bhraid-sin nochar bheag dí `grief enough for her', Dán Dé ii 23 . ní beag dó dá chora i gcéill / an fhola féin i ló an Luain, Aithd. D. 100.33 . ní beag seal don bhaois, Dánta Gr. 102.2 . níor bheag aon aifrionn amháin do rádh ar gach n-anam a single mass would suffice, Eochairsg. 51.20 . cá b.¤ do ? is it not enough (for) ?: ca beag dóibh so do robhadh?, KMMisc. 352.3 . cár bheag dhuid aithmhéala inn ? `would not repentance satisfy thee ?' Aithd. D. 34.5 . cá beag sin dá chur i gcéill ? isn't that enough to make it clear ? Dánta Gr. 85.8 . is (ní) b.¤ la deems insufficient; thinks little of: is beic (g s.) lim in bríg sin ced molad ced tatháir domberaidsi domsa is beicc limsa a bríg `little do I care', Wb. 82d1 . as becc lem slechtain dó I think it beneath me to make obeisance to him, BNnÉ 13 § 13 . mó as beag lé burba na bhfear `small account did she (viz. Eamhain) make of', Content. xxx 35. fá beag leó . . . iad féin ┐ a sochar do bhuain don duine `they did not hesitate' (Vocab.), TSh. 3065. ní beg limm do biadh gu bráth / balad mo chráibi cáimhe, Anecd. i 34.23 . ná bad begc la hingin ríg hErenn feis lais that the daughter of the King of Ireland should deem it no small honour to sleep with him, BColm. 88.8 . doraid in saer nar' beg lais do shaegul usci do thoidecht docum in muilinn (= sufficit mihi vivere donec), RC xii 344 § 39. adubradarsan nar beg leo féin a fheabhus sin they thought that excellent (i.e. an offer of billeting), L. Chl. S. § 9.12 . is b.¤ ar thinks little of, considers insignificant; despises, dislikes: sgéal is beag ar a mbuachail, Ir. Syll. Poetry 29 § 3. is beg oram cáil na mban, Duan. F. i 85.31 . beg air imurro caingean na namad . . . uair ra dhlighsiot `he thought little of the doings of the enemies . . . for they were entitled to it', TFrag. 154.13 . is bec orumsa gach uile leiges lagtach isin cuis so acht clisteri (= abhorreo), Rosa Angl. 288.16 . gidh beg ormsa S., Ériu v 184.1 . an tí do dhéanadh math . . . dhóibh, go madh é budh lugha orra, Gadelica 38.65 . is lughaidi orum tú beth a t-[S]axanach . . . uair is don talam-sin in dias is lugha orum tainic riam, ZCP vi 87.21 . gidh ard thú ó threibh fhola, / dola i gclú leibh ní lugha you are just as intent on becoming famous, L. Cl. A. B. 215.20 .

In nn. loc.: in herinn bicc bebais `in Becc-Eriu', Fél. Apr. 23. Augustin Insi Bice, Lat. Lives 42.2 . See Hog. Onom.

In n. pr.: feil Brain Bic, Fél. May 18 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. .x. mbuair . . . mbecalma, Ériu ii 4.11 . ¤baile: go mbeg-bailtip `villages', Fl. Earls 82.20 . ¤brat ina becbrataib `in his swaddling clothes´ Blathm. 34 . ¤déntaid `small worker ' (one of categories of wives with specific activities, see Stud. in E. Ir. Law 34.32 ): masa beccdentaidh, gunudh seiseadh no nomadh gnimha a fir aiccisi ann sein, Laws ii 410.7 Comm. issed da ní beccdentaidh dissi banaicidh (sic) uaidhsiumh ina aighidsi `what makes her a small worker is to have feminine implements supplied by him', 22 Comm. ¤dolb: (in rhetoric) iba srúaim sruthborr slán lam broind begdolb crú, LL 13860. ¤ecla of little fear . pn As epithet: Conaing B., ZCP viii 337.20 . ¤enech of small honour: comairge béldub b.¤ , Tec. Corm. 33.2 . ¤ḟola, small stock, cattle: .x. mbuair mbecfolad . . . glossed: .i. cáirigh nó gabhair nó dairt, Ériu ii 4.10 . ¤grend short-beard: Tuirenn Beggreann, Cóir Anm. ii § 159 . ¤a small thing, a trifle: dorindi in ridiri bagar ┐ becni do briathraibh Sir Gyi, ZCP vi 32.26 . ¤popul little (lowly) people: is cend daim for dartoid [.i.] mōrpersan for becphopul, O'Mulc. 753. ¤ṡaegal short life: gan uamhan báis nō begs[h]aogail, ML² 1189. ¤ṡed little interest, heed: teirce a-cách an creideamh cóir / beigsheadh ag cách san chanóin, DDána 57.1 . ¤ṡelb: i lennmhain a mbegṡelbha bó `their few cattle', Hugh Roe 84.20 . ¤ṡluag a small company, host: is doras bāls beg-s[h]luag, ML² 1384. With vn. ¤carthain: gan bhríogh i mbeag-charthain séad `paltry love of treasures', Content. xxix 13.

(b) With adjj. derived from nouns: ¤cíallda having little sense, weak-witted: boathán builidh beig-ciallda, TSh. 1721. ¤cosach short-stalked: (of a plant) luib b.¤ , ACL i 330 § 11 . ¤cridech small-hearted, hard-hearted: aderthar gurab duine cruaidh no beccchroidhech thu, Ériu v 138 § 124. ¤dígbálach of little harm: neithi iat sein . . . begdighbalacha, Irish Texts v 2 7. ¤eclach fearless: Conaing B., LL 2491. ¤ḟoltach having little substance, `inops': sochla brīg b.¤ , ZCP v 503.1 . ¤lachtach yielding little milk: comét in buair bec-lachtaig, Metr. Dinds. iv 338.26 . ¤menmnach dispirited: dobhí se go brónach begmhenmnach, Ériu v 196.33 . ¤náirech impudent, shameless: m'iaraidh-si do bhancheile led' bogbhriathraib begnaracha, ZCP vi 26.16 . ¤nertach having little strength, weak: biaid in bhuidhe becnertach (of a plague), SG 21.4 . ¤nertmar: don chriosdáidhe óg bhíos maoth beignertmhar, Ó Héodhusa 195.13 . ¤thuicsech feeble-witted: an téigentach bocht begthuigsech sin, Ériu v 166.34 . ¤uiscech: biaidh . . . an geimhreadh . . . beag-uisceach `scarce of water', Corp. Astron. 64.7 . Note also artificial compd. ¤máo: in b.¤ máo (? leg. becmáo) .i. is b.¤ as máo oldáusa .i. is b.¤ in derscugud gl. paruo maior quam ego, Sg. 45a15 .

Note also: muiti .i. mifothai . . . .i. b.¤ caithte a foghur, Auraic. 467.

? belgaide

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ind bethu bronach b.¤ , SR 8065.

betha

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n O. Ir. bethu t, m., later f. (béo). See GOI § 258 , RC xxviii 204. beatha f., IGT Decl. § 7.

(a) life, existence: bethu suthin, Wb. 23b5 . ishe ar mbethoni far foirbthetusi, 25a24 . isin beothu itáa Ísu gl. uita aeterna in Christo, 3c2 . a bás i mbethith, 13d17 . a mbás tiagmeni doáirci bethid dúibsi .i. is ar bethid dúibsi tiágmini bás, 15b28 . is bronach a bethu `his life is . . . sad', Ml. 30d24 . is é conic bas ┐ bethaith `has power over life and death', Thes. i 4.29 . dun bethaid frecndairc gl. cum praesenti uita, Ml. 107c1 . drochet bethad bīd íssum, Thes. ii 350.17 (Hy. vi) ara tintarrad ō chlóen / tūatha Hérenn do bethu `from iniquity unto Life', 314.1 (Hy. ii). uas bethaig brig (= uas bethad b.¤ ), Snedg. u. Mac R 10 § 18. ní léicfet . . . bethaith dam ann will allow me no life there, Trip. 84.29 . crann bethad Tree of Life, SR 1384. eagna an bheathadh `worldly pru- dence', A. Ó Dálaigh xxviii 12. actailius (sic) uita .i. beatha ghneitheach, Laws v 22.14 Comm. i réim na beatha so, TSh. 108. ? baccaige ar na hechuibh do-geib b.¤ go moch ┐ is mocharracht, Celtica ii 42 § 31 .

In phr. i mbethu, mbethaid alive: lasnahí dofuircifea bráth i mbethu `with those whom the Judgment will find alive' (i.e. saved), Wb. 25b16 . i mbethaid, Thes. ii 298.22 (Hy. i Pref.). conná dechaid nach háe i mbethu ass, MU² 1001 . With poss. an gcéin do bhiadh-san na bheathaidh, ML 108.23 . Note also: cesacht cach bī ar beathaidh every living thing, ACL iii 241 § 12. In phr. fer, élúdach bethad, i mbethaid survivor, one who escapes alive, a fugitive: nīr lēig aon-duine bethad as dīb, ML² 827. fer bethad, LL 31378 ( TTr. 562 ). See élúdach. In phr. mac bethad see 1 mac.

(b) lifetime, (written) life of person: i mbethu maolrúoin, Mon. Tall. 129.16 . ni gaib dire a mic in-a bethaid `in his lifetime', Laws v 514.1 Comm. B. Colaim Chille = BCC. Bethada Náem nÉrenn = BNnÉ.

(c) In greeting, salutation . See R.A. Breatnach, Éigse x 96 ff.: Dia do b.¤ ! ( bethu, LU 4930 ) a phopo, a Fergais, olse, TBC-I¹ 445. gu rob Dia do b.¤, a imperi uasail, ZCP vi 48.5 . co mbethaid ┐ slánti ónd ríg, LL 12973 ( RC xiv 426 § 48 ). docuir . . . ingen an imperi betha ┐ slainti cugud, ZCP vi 31.19 . De do b.¤ (= aue), Smaointe B. Chr. 228. do fhágbhadar . . . iomairce beatha ┐ sláinte ag Giolla Íosa, Maguires of F. 84. See sláinte. In asseveration: dar mo bethaid on my life, SG 97.16 ( Acall. 137 ).

(d) food, nourishment; sustenance; maintenance: conróiret a mbethid `so that they may provide their livelihood', Wb. 29a9 . ar is [s]ruithe beo bethu tortha for cattle-fodder is more precious than (growing) crops, Laws iv 78.6 . taobh riu mar bheathadh without any other food, BNnÉ 165 § 39 . a bheatha nír bh'í a acmhaing / . . . gá bhanaltrainn `His nursing', PBocht 17.32 . dogebuir b.¤ aniugh agum-sa (said to a mendicant), ZCP vi 98.26 . b.¤ dhaonnaighi `ordinary food', Fl. Earls 226.18 . ag dubhshlogadh na beatha sin, PCT 649. fri beathaidh in pāpa `with the income of the Pope', Fl. Earls 178.32 .

(e) property, estate: (etym. gloss on fear mbidbad) fer bis a medhon a bethad neich eli .i. tige neich eli, Laws v 80.7 Comm. an drong agá bhfágbhaid a mbeatha tar a n-éis, mar atáid na hoighreadha, TSh. 4585. aiseag a bheathadh do thabhairt dó `to make restitution to him of his property', O'Rah. xxv 231.

binech

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adj o, ā (bine) criminal: (in rhetoric) a Bethbhe bh.¤ , RC xliv 159.17 . cuile bega binacha (sic), 26 . As subst.: bineach brónach bán-chrothach beag-croidheach (of the denizens of hell) `spectre, phantom (?)' (Vocab.), TSh. 6625.

See bithbinech.

bráenach

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Forms: braenachu, broenach, brainech

adj o, ā (1 bráen) shedding drops; wet, moist; well-watered: braonach .i. brónach , O'Cl. neolla braenachu (a p.) `rainy clouds', CCath. 3921. broenach dewy (of paradise), SR 977. for bruinnib betha broenaig, 8092 . for bith barrglass broenach, Gorm. Ep. 1 (p. 250) . fian tolcha braonuighe Breagh, TD 9.44 . mo p[h]enn beg brāenach `my . . . dripping pen' ( GJ viii 49b1 ), ZCP xiii 8.12 . pn As laudatory epithet of warriors: múadblosc b.¤ (of Mac Cecht), LU 7193 (BDD). fer broínech dub (of Cú Ch.), 8673 ( FB 51 ), brainech (?), 10218 (Tochmarc Emere). ropsat bróenaig (:róenaib) a daig-ḟir ` blood-stained ', Metr. Dinds. iii 314.7 .

As subst. Mumaín in braenaig toirtig truim M. the humid . . ., BB 62a28 . o ros báidh an braenach bróin the lamented one, AFM ii 594.z .

brainechda

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adj io, iā (brainech) only in phr. bith b.¤ : an b.¤ (: airec[h]da) borb, ZCP x 54.10 . (of days before Doomsday) bid oenbreo b.¤ , SR 8093. bid bronach bid b.¤ , 8185 .

1 broc

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Forms: sbroc, sproc

n [o, m.]. Later sbroc (sbrog), sproc, q.v. (OE loanwd., O'Rahilly, SGS ii 22 ; BBCS xxvii 552-54 ). displeasure, vexation; anxiety, distress: b.¤ .i. ieiunius .i. ni failte nach nguirt, O'Mulc. 166. brug(h) .i. trosgadh, O'Cl. bróg .i. brónach , ib. ind praind sin do adcor forsind comdid ar bruc friss `in displeasure at him', Mon. Tall. 148.26 . atát [in tríar aithech] ina mbruc isin tig ┐ is leór gráin a n-imcisin, LU 7745 (BDD). ataat ina mbrucc, ┐ a mmíasa 'na fiadnaisi. Is brocc Muman dar míasa ón M's. dissatisfaction in spite of platters (of food) (?), RC xiii 446 § 28. nī argairi (ar-gair ?) in mb.¤ detba (leg. debtha, ed.) something that prevents the distress of strife ( Ir. Recht 16.1 ), O'Mulc. 348 , 339 . ? ba bét ar bruc (: -fuc) Brecmaige `an ill deed that brought sorrow on M.B.' Metr. Dinds. iv 320.23 . lēigedh an rīgan a rec[h]t, / t[rēiged] bith brecht is a bruc (: ruc) (of a queen mourning a dead son), ZCP vi 269 § 3.

3 brocach

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adj [o, ā] (1 broc) anxious, distressed, sorrowful: broccaig (of the Israelites), SR 3458. bid broccach broguinech . . . fo bíthin mo brathbullisea, LL 32091 ( TTr. 1278 ). b.¤ (brónach, v.l.) cech saeth `sad is everything painful', Ériu ix 47 § 20. ? rastair brain brocaig (rhet.), TBC St. 4642. Adv. ro impo ar cula gu b.¤ brocumac, RC xliii 118 § 123. (or shld. perh. be referred to 2 b.)

brónach

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Forms: bronchu

adj o, ā (brón)

(a) sad, sorrowful; grievous. Almost always used predicatively. With neg. copula very frequ. in litotes: ni b.¤ donintarrái gl. refectus est spiritus eius, Wb. 16b18 . is bronach a bethu amal sodin, ref. to grauis illi uita tristisque (25), Ml. 30d24 . ní bu brōnach int oscur, Thes. ii 334.2 (Hy. v). nibdir brónaig they will rejoice, Fél.² Prol. 188. is ingnad mad b.¤ frimsa I'll be surprised if he is not glad to see me (fails to welcome me), BDD² 277. bá b.¤ trá M. de sin .i. a bith cen mac, LU 4241. i n-iffur[n]d at brónaig, 9462 . it brónaich a teglach oca chlúais, BDD² 1122. bróncha fíanna injured (?), LU 7444 (BDD). nárbat b.su araí sin do not be sorrowful because of that, FDG² 487. do toraind bronaig Brenai from the mournful confines of B., Lec. 16rb19 = AFM i 246.9 . bineach b.¤ . . . beagcroidheach, TSh. 6625.

Compar. bronchu gl. tristiora, Ml. 86d7 . Adv. beith co bronach , Mór M. 268 § 6. co brōnach bit[h]-ims[h]nīmach, ML² 880.

(b) As subst.: donaib bronchaib gl. tristibus, Ml. 118a8 . trí brónaig choirmthige: fer dogní fleid etc. `sorrowful ones', Triads 94 .

As n. pr. m.: feil Búide ma[i]cc Bronaich, Fél. Dec. 7 v.l.

brónaide

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adj [io, iā] = brónach : i fúair básad b.¤ `met a lamentable death', Metr. Dinds. iii 404.2 .

2 caise

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n expld. as suit, claim, case , but perh. pl. of 1 cais: fortongat fireoin flathamuin fira c.¤ conndligti, O'Curry 2194 ( Eg. 88, 7(8)b) . airm ina cluinither caisi caich, O'D. 560 ( H 3.17, 439 ). caisi ainm [do] gach caingin, Metr. Gl. Ff. 46 . Appar. also in: cais mor na sen (etymol. gloss on Senchas Mór), Laws i 42.16 Comm. = cas (cás?), iv 226.6 Comm. Cf. cas caingine cuisa neitens . i 30.30 Comm. cās a causa . . . ut dicitur: nī ar cais nā miscais .i. ni ar denam caingne for nech, Corm. Y 285 . ? dogēni Corpri caiss (cáis, ceist, v.ll.) móir desin ┐ ba bronach , 883 .

ceist

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Forms: c., cestae, cesti, cest, c., cesta, ceiste, cest, ceastanna, cesta, cestann

n iand ī, later i and ā Ériu xliii 1 . f. (Lat. quaestio). See GOI §§ 35 , 923 . In O.Ir. glosses n d s. c.¤ , g s. cestae, n a p. cesti. Later with n s. cest ( BDD² 451 = c.¤ , LU 6900 ), g s. and n a p. cesta, ceiste, g p. cest. So IGT Decl. § 42 . In Mid. Ir. also with cesta(i) throughout sg. ( LU 2575 , RC viii 356.26 ). a p. ceastanna, 1 Kings x 3 . g p. cesta, LL 17729 . cestann, O'Curry 2442 ( Eg. 88, 36a ).

(a) question, problem, enquiry : imbresna et cesti gl. uerbís contendere, Wb. 30b5 . c.¤ amirissech inso gl. quomodo resurgunt mortui? 13c19 . inna cestae sin gl. questioni, Ml. 37c16 . immon c.¤ so, Vita Br. 42 . hi tucu ch.¤ ndoraid ndil, Thes. ii 293.25 . sluinfet duít ceastaib coraib cudruma, IT iii 90.3 . munabdís examhla cesda nibdís examhla bretha, Ériu xiii 22.12 . freagra do cheasd, Ir. Syll. Poetry 39 § 4 . is do chestaib in tṡenchais aided Taidc, RC xxiii 310.13 `one of the (doubtful) questions of history', 339.19 . tráchtaid in t-apstal in cesta sin, xxv 238.3 . i ló na gceasd Judgment Day, Celtica iv 123 § 18 . lia cesta canoine na canoin `the questions of the canon are more numerous than the canon itself', Laws iii 32.8 Comm. air Cheastaibh an tSein-reachta, TSh. 3402 . mar tugadh annsin dochum ceasda é for questioning, Parrth. Anma 5399 .

cest described as an `iarmbérla', Auraic. 1308 .

In alliterative phrases: c.¤ ┐ caingen, PH 9 (see caingen). coblidhi ┐ c.¤ , Stair Erc. 1303 .

With verbs (see also érned II, érnid I; fuaslucad (d); 1 íccaid II (c); túaslucud (c), etc.): fagabar uaib óenfer chomallas frimsa in c.¤ immá tú, LU 9208 ( FB 93 ). i ndiaidh gach ceasta dár chuiris `questions', PBocht 14.44 . cuirim gach ceisd ort mur ghráin task, Duan. F. ii 244 § 19 . dobeir cesti do chách gl. languens circa questiones, Wb. 29b5 . do rat a gc.¤ misi de / fā dhāltaibh na hingine, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1313 . d'etergleod a cesta, LU 8561 ( FB 42 ). finnamár dan do ch.¤ , 9212 ( 94 ). roiarfaigeadh sin ceasta doib, TTebe 903 . amal duberad nech hi c.¤ do Duaid . . . gl. si . . . cúr? Ml. 55d11 .

Used as a question marker: ní hedh mh'ainm ámh ... ceist? ... Fer Penn Brúach 'that is indeed not my name ... what is? ... Fer Benn Brúach', CMT² 48.417, cf. 48.422 . ceist tra et mulieres cid dogénat sidi hi [= in] pridchabat?, Wb. 13a13 . ceist ol sisi cia th'ainmsiu, LU 10774 (TE). ceist ciasi ord fil forna psalmu, inn ord toinivda fa int ord frescabala fa ind ord cetail, Hib. Min. 196 . ceist, a gillai forcetail, cisi chonar dollodsu?, RC xxvi 28.108 . ceist cena ... cid as áil dúib?, MU² 332 . See 6 ces, cesc.

(b) In more general sense of trouble, anxiety, apprehension etc.: dosgní Coirpre iarnamáirech c.¤ moir desin cu mba bronach , Corm. 30.15 . rombá-sa tra . . . a c.¤ ┐ a cumtabairt móir, Sc.M² R 4 (i n-imshnīm, v.l.). ro fás c.¤ mór ag Finn don ghním-sin, Fianaig. 56.14 . le ceisd Tuaithi dé Danann, Acall. 932 . robdar imdae a cesta `problems', Ériu iv 126.11 . do réir a hannsochta d'Íosa / uirre riamh go roibhe a c.¤ `her grief was proportionate to her love', PBocht 112 § 27 . ní ceisd codal ar chneidh sláin, DDána 108.8 .

With prepp.: ar chuir dá ceann ní ceisd dó, DDána 91.14 (`displeases him not', Ir. Monthly 1919, 399 ). an bhean dar cheisd cosg an uilc, 32.2 . ba c.¤ mór la hUltu, IT i 139.9 . leo ba c.¤ (cheville), SR 3455 . ba ceisc la F. was troubled(?), BB 238a20 . ro bo ch.¤ for Ultu dono aní sin the U. didn't know what to do about that, LU 8390 ( FB 26 ). fail sund gabuil cethri ṁ-bend / do ch.¤ for feraib hErend, TBC-LL¹ 722 . bean ar nar cheisd clú `unanxious for her fame', PBocht 22 § 33 . C. . . . / ar nar ch.¤ uamhan éaga `whom fear of death troubled not', Keat. iii 752 . is ceisd oruinn eol Banbha, DDána 74.1 `we long for guidance through B.', Ir. Monthly 1919, 283 § 1 . níor ch.¤ ort, a Dhúilimhse / dealbh ai-eoir ┐ uisge it was no trouble to you, Aithd. D. 57.8 . ba cest iccon claind sin nach fuaradair nech ri n-aithesc i n-airecht in arrig, BB 238b17 .

In phr. ar ch.¤ with Vn. or dep. clause: ar c.¤ ammuis longpuirt do thabairt orra `from the danger of (= in case of) a camp attack being made upon them', ALC ii 294.10 . ar cheasta go `for fear that', ACL i 158.2 . See Gadelica 302.5ff. , Duan. F. iii 237 . air cesta gu n-dighnedh tuilledh orra in case (lest) he should do, AU iii 602.1 . lé ceasda áon-laoch do[d] thabhairt-si for fear that any champion should marry thee, Eachtra na gCuradh 69.10 (Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. i). le ceastain mé beith búidheach, Tribes of Irel. 68.3 .

cíamair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cíamair or dil.ie/8999

Forms: cíamail

adj i (cf. cíabair) Sometimes also cíamail (cf. variants dermár, dermáil and Wortk. 11 ). sad, gloomy, thoughtful , etc. Of persons: etla .i. ciamail (of a saint), Fél.² xxx.x . Césair ciamair, Gorm. Nov. 1 . biaidh sí ciamhair cumhach, Dánta Gr. 49.15 . flaith Cró nár chiamair cabhlach `who had great fleets' (of Fráech), Celtica ii 159 § 8 (whose fleet was not sad?). dream chúmhachtach chiamhair `mysterious', Atlantis iv 124.34 . In other applications: ba bronach . . . ciamair geranach in t-imscaradh sin, Aen. 1213 . Glais Cró . . . doigh ro bo chiamhair do cru ┐ d'ḟuil murky (a stream), TBC-LL¹ p. 337 n. 3 . ochna . . . ciamra toirsecha, LB 140b58 . relec Cruachna ciamaire, Manners and Customs iii 530.15 . cíamhair do c[h]lú, Celt. Rev. iv 20.29 .

Adv. co ciamail toirrsech, Acall. 4916 v.l. co serb . . . ciamair, PH 407 .

COMPD. tria ḟagaib na crand ciaburderg dark red, LL 24903 .

clúas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clúas or dil.ie/9627

n ā, f. Note also: a s. nī fiu c.¤ , Hail Brigit 14 ( LL 7200 ). nicon fíu cluais, Ériu xiii 44.17 . d s. see Wb. 23c2 below. Vn. of ro-cluinethar.

(a) act of hearing : is hed ón as maith lessom do chluas `to hear', Wb. 23c2 . ni cen mu chluais `not without hearing me', Ml. 130b11 . c.¤ a dūan do theṅgthaib bard `the sound of songs heard there from the tongues of bards', Hail Brigit 9 ( LL 7181 ). nach óin . . . noda-comallfa iarna cluais, Ériu ii 202 § 19 (iarna cloisdin, v.l.). a cubhaid techt . . . do aithne fria cluais to recognise by ear, xiii 44.3 . an ffil tomhus forsan mbairdne? fil égin tomhus fri cluais, 43.24 . an t-iad cluaisi do radh riu for the ear (of a metrical device), Bard. Synt. Tr. p. 95, 70b7 . atbélat fir la clúaiss ṅgléssa dóib `when they hear them tune their harps' (Gloss.), TBFr. 121 . cluás .i. cluinsin, ut est: ba bronach in teghlach oca cluais, Ériu xiii 68 § 88 . H. an anam og a cluais, Aisl. Tond. 96 § 2 . ? bodar a pudore .i. lind cluas, O'Mulc. 163 .

(b) sense of hearing : na tri búada .i. búaid clúaisse ┐ buaid rodairc ┐ buaid n-airdmiusa, LU 6893 ( BDD 49 ). di clūais mo dhá ó nō di rusc mo dá ṡú[i]l, ZCP vi 258.15 .

(c) More frequently, ear : an rochluinemmar hua chluasaib, Ml. 112b13 . tri suidigud dosom inna cluas arin chorp huiliu `through his putting the ears for the whole body' (ref. to aures autem perfecisti mihi), 60b16 . cluasa Dǽ diar n-eitsecht, 24a18 . citabiat chlúasa `which ears perceive', Sg. 3a1 . Crīst hi cech clūais rodomchloathar, Thes. ii 358.2 (Patrick's Hy.). gabais buidhre a ccluasa, Blathm. 96 § 21 . na cluasasa nicon tairbertar fri ceolu talman `these ears are not lent to earthly music', Mon. Tall. 131.31 (§ 10) . ti[n]dnacul cluaise di araili `das Weitergeben von einem Gehör ans andere', ZCP xvi 175 § 1 (= Laws i 30.25 ). cluas la Feine tidnachar .i. bith do ac eistecht a tidnacuil o cluais, Laws v 498.2 and 14 Comm. isuide dodnidnaig cluais do cluais do comceniuil, iv 286.1 ( cluais .i. gleḟis ind fir seod a gleḟis ind ḟir ele, 290.10 Comm. ). tobertatar . . . luibe . . . ina cluasa, Ériu xvi 36 § 4 . imm ó glossed: im chluais, IT i 162.2 . mo chuib asa hó .i. mo chu asa cluaís, 163.2 . bruit cluasaib cluinethar, 68.5 ( LMU 2 ). baile bél. líth cluaisi. airfidedh menman, tuarusdol n-úadh, Ériu xiii 38.30 . cluas deas droch n-egna, 35.x . dona cluassaib gl. auribus, Gild. Lor. 113 . ber lat mo chomrama it chlúais, / co farcba i llebraib dar th'éis, LL 6127 . rob diubla os derbhḟine rob comroma i clúais, 385c16 . o ríg na cét cluas comlán, 25463 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 162.6 ) (cf. ¤clúastae). biaidh mise ┐ tusa clúas ar chlúais .i. ar chlúasaibh a chéile `by the ears' (i.e. in conflict), Atlantis iv 200.11 - 12 . i n-éisteacht cluaise (in auditu auris), TSh. 10844 . dith cluaise ┐ iorbaill ort, Luc. Fid. 5038 . In pn sobriquet: Uáter a Búrc . . . dia ngoirthi cluas le doininn, AFM v 1648.2 .

Fig. in phr. c.¤ cridi: do choimrid mo chride c.¤ in ardrach ṅguba, LL 14381 (rhet.) (= Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10.13 ). gabaid mo thimna ┐ mforcedulsa chucaib o chluais bar cride. LB 123a19 . co nach edat cluassa na cride . . . a coistecht, PH 84 .

In Luc. Fid. in various ejaculatory phrr. all apparently meaning yield, acknowledge yourself beaten (perh. orig. give ear): labhair, no dhamhsa an chluas ! Luc. Fid. 4928 . freagair, no tabhair uait an chluas!, 5077 . freagair, freagair! Ni thig leat! Íoc an chluas!, 5104 . cluas, cluas!, 5017 . a leith an chluas!, 5121 . labhair, labhair! ar so ata an chluas, 5088 . Cf. nir bheag, da ttugtha, amhuil ghealluis, dhamh an chluas iar mbeith dhuit claoidhte, 5166 .

(e) By extension: some projection

(i) of a shoe, perh. leather side-pieces: ag ithe na mbróg . . . óir duaidh sé a gcluasa ┐ a n-ialla, SG 3.y

(ii) of an axe: cailech .i. cluas, ut est gall-biail . . . cona dib dubhchailchib .i. cona dib cluasaib ┐ cona sruibh .i. na cluasa ichtaracha, O'Dav. 532 .

(iii) of a turf-spade: sleaghán dá chluas, O'Rah. 290.15 .

Compds. With noun or vn.: gur beanustar claidem C. i cluasaidlind cathbairr a chomalta ear-piece(?), MR 298.x . Fer Gair . . . fri reilforcsin / Fer Lee fri cluaiscoistecht, RC xxii 394.28 . amhuil clúasfháinne óir, Proverbs xxv 12 . smit .i. cluas gnó .i. cuidbhiudh lit. ear-mockery , Ériu xiii 48.11 . le ciontaibh na healta ag ar dalladh a gcluastuigse `ear-sense', Ó Bruad. iii 164.1 .

With adj. gadhar cluais-dhearg, Oss. iv 248.11 . att clúaslethan with wide flaps, ear-pieces(?), ZCP xiii 168.11 . ?arna ciorrbadh . . . d'uighibh claidemh cluasleathan `mit den Stichen breitohriger Schwerter', xiv 236.14 (perh. for claslethan). Oillill Ólom .i. cluaslom crop-eared, Keat. ii 4377 .

complacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. complacht or dil.ie/11614

n f., Trompa na bhF. (modification of comlucht?) company, gang : a ch.¤ brúidhte brónach , O'Rah. xxii 185 . Lucifer 's a chúmplacht = Lucifer et ses compagnons, Trompa na bhF. 839 . an chomplucht uile = toute la compagnie, 4945 - 6 .

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