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ad-aig

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: a-tom-aig, a-tob-aich, a-tn-agat, adagar, adagatar, a-tn-aig, ad-aigtis, ad-n -agad, atagtha, a-tan-ebla, adeblad, adacht, adachtatár, atachtsat, adacht, adachta, at(n)aigid

v Usually given as compd. of aigid ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 451 ), but in conjunct position -aig only is found. Perh. orig. ad-aig, -aig, a verb of the type described GOI § 543 (a) (ro-cluinethar etc.). Hence ad-aig here with deut. forms only and without vn. In mid. Ir. very common with tautological inf. pron. 3 s.m. (atn-aig). See aigid.

Indic. pres. 3 s. a-tom-aig, Wb. 10d26 . a-tob-aich, 9c20 . 3 pl. a-tn-agat, TBFr. 273 . Pass. sg. adagar, BB 252b27 . Pl. adagatar, Críth G. 93 . Ipv. 2 s. a-tn-aig, TBC-I¹ 935 . Indic. impf. 3 pl. ad-aigtis, MR 256.24 . Subj. impf. 3 s. ad-n -agad, Laws v 466.5 . Pass. sg. atagtha, Ériu ii 122 § 63 . Fut. 3 s. a-tan-ebla, Sc.M² § 3 . 3 pl. adeblad, RC xxi 382.12 v.l. pret. 3 s. adacht, LL 4899 . 3 pl. adachtatár, LU 5344 . atachtsat, Leb. Gab.(i) 116.16 . Pass. sg. adacht, LL 13608 . Pl. adachta, Dinds. 128 ( RC xvi 80 ). Later as simple vb. at(n)aigid.

(a) drives, impels to (DO): cid atobaig dó `what impels you to it?' Wb. 19d10 . is foirbthetu hirisse attotaig do neoch dogní `we know it is perfection of faith that impels thee to what thou doest', 6c16 . cid atobaich cen dílgud cech ancridi dognethe frib `what impels you not to forgive every injury that may have been done to you?', 9c20 . dílmaine aisndísen atannaig[n]i do, Ml. 93d12 . ar is ainbfius ┐ seimple adidnuid do, Laws i 94.7 . adaig a mmairtorad do digh `the produce of the sea impels one to drink', Ériu xii 20 § 25 . atnaig G. dó assin tig G. drove him out of the house, LL 13590 . atnaig dó for teiched, 13610 . Of driving animals etc.: fer adaig secht mbu i tir a cheile, Laws iii 128.2 . fer idaig cethra . . . ina fér . . . amail bid a cethra fodesin adnagad ind, v 466.4 . at-nagar gamain istech die marbad, Ériu vii 198 § 6 . ad-nagar cæra histech, 199 § 7 = doberar, 6 §§ 6, 7 . atnaigset na huain . . . docum a mmaithrech, Lism. L. 86 . adnaig tar fot cruach i nardnimed `he brings him away over gory sod into a high sanctuary', Ériu xii 83.14 . adacht Laigniu he drove the Leinstermen before him, LL 4899 . a.¤ i tenid sets on fire : adachtatár in crích hi tenid, LU 5344 (TBC). Note also: atan-ebla i luim luaith who will reduce us to bare ashes, Sc.M² 3 . ? adadar (adagar v.l.) tene ind, Trip.² 605 . atasaigid hi tenid, Cymmr. xiv 114.13 .

(b) pushes, thrusts, places, puts: ataig in cendáil occo isin sudi faire he puts the head beside him, LU 9093 ( FB § 84 ). benais mír don staic . . . ┐ ataig . . . ina beol, MacCongl. 65.11 ( LB 217a28 ). atnaig in di oibill . . . isin tellach, adnaidh a formna re comlaidh in dorois, Aen. 2296 . roadnacht F. grainne n-oir fo slinnen [a maic], ZCP ii 134 § 4 (form influenced by ad-anaig). atnaig C. foí atherruch C. thrusts him under it again (of wrestling in water), LU 5232 (TBC) = TBC-I¹ 755 . ataig a bratt tairsiu a triur, IT ii2 210.65 . ce at agtha fo claideb `though they were put to the sword', Ériu ii 122 § 63 . atnaigh-sium a mher tharse plied his finger over it (of playing the harp), RC vi 183.15 . atagat láim tairsiu they ravage them LL 231b5 ( TTr. 1046 ). atagat . . . cath cróda they prosecute a valiant fight TFerbe 741 . atnaig a bendachtain for Jacob, LB 114a5 . a.¤ aithne (for) recognises: ad-n-aig Corpre Músc aithne conarb' é Mac Con 'Corpre Músc realized that it was not Mac Con', CMMucr. (CCA) 92 § 13 . atnaigh in ingen aichne fair, IT i 126.9 .

(c) inflicts, imposes on (FOR): ataigh Midir . . . tri plagha foraibh, BB 390a39 . ataig cummasc . . . forsna slúagu `he caused the slaughter of the hosts', TTr.² 1480 . atachtsat (.i. tucsat) doeire forra, Leb. Gab.(i) 116.16 . atnagar rátha ┐ nadmand tenna . . . for muintir C. fria comall, MacCongl. 23.3 . ataigtis ratha airib / secht n-airig ata inir, LL 2596 . cach nidnacul .i. adanaig fair in flaith, O'Curry 830 (H 3.18, 380b). attaig Moysi forro in dam orda . . . do merliugud M. obliges them to destroy (?) the golden calf, BB 241a47 = atnaig, LB 120a37 . YBL 291a27 .

(d) proffers, gives: tescaid . . . in clérech a lúdain de ┐ atnaig don filid, Fél. 70.9 . ataig in poíc di ar dig, LL 4598 = dorat ind póice dí ar dig, Ériu iv 102.2 . adnaig side grád don gilla, RC v 200 § 15 . atnagar biad doib, MR 10.12 . ataig cuit cach trir, LU 1816 . atnagar cennacht macraidi Ulad do Choin Chulaind, LU 10494 . atnaghar doib Cú na cles `C. is surrendered to them', Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.22 . adnaigh .i. tabairt nó tidlacad ut est atnaigh uait surrender it, O'Dav. 131 . Of giving a blow: ataig taithbéim dia claidiub dóib, LU 3264 ( SCC § 6 ). atnaig T. bulli do, LL 329a7 .

(e) carries, brings: ataig C. lais ina fúair d'ór, TFerbe 745 . atnaig corp a athar leiss, LU 2796 . atnagad leo cen fhis they take him with them, YBL 139a45 .

(f) raises, puts forth (cry, shout): atreset iarsin ┐ dobérat (atbelat, adeblad, addeablatt v.l. ) an óengáir eisib, RC xxi 382.12 and n. andar lat batar fir betha adaigdis breisim foé Ériu xii 178 § 7 . atnagat a ṅgol, TBFr. 273 . ataig a díchelta ass he gives forth his secrets, LU 4457 . atnaig a gloim n-archon for aird, LL 12897 .

(g) a.¤ mnaí takes a wife (cf. do-beir m.): atnaigh mnai an Dunchada `he married the wife of D.', TFrag. 56.9 .

(h) undertakes, sets about, begins (with oc and vn.): atnagait (leg. ata-agat, Stories from Táin) . . . oc imtrascrad they set to wrestling, LU 5230 (TBC). atagat (atberat v.l. Ériu iv 102.41 ) ca rád ra Níall / dul don tiprait . . ., LL 4604 . attaig Isac ac lamachtad a láimí, BB 236b18 . atnaig oc blassachtaig `he began smacking his lips', MacCongl. 47.12 . Note also: atnaig in druí . . . for imthecht, Metr. Dinds. iv 60.29 . adnaig for iarraidh A `he went in search of A', Aen. 2656 .

(i) goes, proceeds: atnaig Ethne fades, LU 4465 . adnaig remib co Mag nGlass he sets out at their head to Mag nGlass, Ériu v 236.64 . atnaig E. i cocud crúaid `E. departs to stern strife', Metr. Dinds. iv 68.129 . adnaigh 'san imruagadh `he betook himself to flight', Aen. 2846 . atnaig and lá n-óen i m-boith aroli meic lēgind he goes into the cell of a certain student, MacCongl. 53.21 . atnagat uile inna agaid fadeoig, RC v 199 § 8 . atnagat (do chuiriter v.l.) nói do chauradaib ina dochum dia marbad, Otia ii 86 § 4 . atnaigim isin cuchtair, MacCongl. 91.17 . ataigimm isin tech mor, z 0 . Impers. atnagar hi cend breithi do breith they proceed to judge, 21.13 .

ainble

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n [, f.] (anbal). Somet. used as opp. of féle, see ainféile. shamelessness, excess; wickedness: anbli .i. nemnari oc cungid neich, RC xxvi 22 § 58 . fogni feile do anble, O'D. 2208 (Nero A vii f. 143b). as a.¤ .i. is ainbfial no as latrandta, O'Curry 1908 (23 P 3, 23 (21)d). ainbhle .i. ainféile no olcas, O'Cl. ainbli gnuisiu, Gael. 50 , 129 ( Blathm. 409 . ). tabair dam dilgud hi fus / dom' ainblib dom' aneolaus, SR 820 . cia robai do anble a rád / airmi aidbli nan-ilgrád though it be vain to say it, 821 . a.¤ angluinne, TBC-LL¹ 5638 . celid serc a.¤ ┐ olc, LL 18748 . —forriuth a n-enech . . . —is anble sin, ol F., IT i 141.28 ( Comp. CC 7.y ). eochair éta anble, ZCP vi 270 § 10 . descaid a.¤ ainecna, Anecd. iii 15.z . tír co n-a.¤ is co n ecóir, Rawl. 78b12 . cáinti a cane .i. o choin, ar is anble ┐ aursaire a ndan dib līnaib, O'Mulc. 202 . drisiuc . . . .i. is cú ar amainsi nó ar anble, O'Dav. 724 . do Bhrian nar fhoghluim ainbhle (.i. amhnáire, ainfhéile no olcas), Hard. ii 290.2 . In cheville: cen a.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 340.1 . LL 1910 .

airdrachda

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adj (-ae) io, iā (l airdrech) weird, uncanny: ríastartha a bél co úrtrachta, TBC-I¹ 1942 `his lips were marvellously contorted', Faraday p. 90 ( urthrachda, TBC-LL¹ 2606 ). síarthar co hurtrachta im Choin Culainn, LU 8880 ( FB § 67 ) = siabartha im C. . . . ┐ imsaig na hurtracha, Eg. ( IT i 288 ). ar batir erdrach a (? leg. erdrach[t]a) cumachtai na hingine `supernatural', RC xi 444.39 = ar batar herdruch a cumachtæ, ZCP iii 248 § 62 .

airsaire

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n name for some kind of unpleasant noise, din, clatter(?): for lār tigi i fail a.¤ fodla, Ériu xix 83 § 11 . a.¤ fodhla .i. áit ambí gáir fán roinn, O'Cl. cāinti a cane .i. o choin, ar is anble ┐ aursaire a ndan dib līnaib, O'Mulc. 202 . is oc Tuaith Dé arrícht ilach ┐ éigem ┐ airsaire ... airsaire ar ainble 'it is the Tuath Dé who invented war-cry and outcry and tumult ... tumult in iniquity', BBCS xxxix 28 § 8 . As n. pr. Broimm . . . Ochsud ┐ Ersaire, the three `drúith' of the Tromdám, LL 3446 . See comirsire.

3 aithnid

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(2 aithne)

I As adj. known, acquainted, familiar. In attrib. use: bean aithnidh, IGT Decl. § 170 . an t-aos aithnidh acquaintances, Dán Dé xxv 12 . ret éigeas n-aithnidh, Aithd. D. 40.17 . éol aithnidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1299 . In pred. use: nitat achinti indiu ar ro chloemcoiset [a n-] anmand, LU 65 . Note also: rob aithnidh eólach etorra, Hugh Roe² 26.8 `he was a familiar acquaintance among them', Gloss. Superl. gidh tú as aithnighe i nÉirinn, DDána 101.38 . With DO: na bad achnid do Choin Ruí . . . tuarascbála Ulad would C. R. not know, MU² 518 . a.¤ dam eich na féinne, SG 100.11 . nirbh' aithnigh disi Art gur ba lendan dí é she did not know that A. was her lover, Ériu iii 152 § 5 . sochaide . . . do neoch roptar aithenta dó féin, RC xxv 394.9 . Note also: do bhí an deisgiobal sin aithnidh don easbog, TSh. 3204 . Of carnal knowledge: nírbh aichnid dhi fer romham, SG 5.17 . Compar. ni haic[h]enta damh . . . ina daib fein, CCath. 5169 . Adv. co h-aithnidh inntlechtach expertly, ML² 684 .

II As subst. one who is known, acquaintance, friend: ni boi cara no aichnid doibsium innte acquaintance, LB 142a39 . etir aichnid ┐ anaichnid both known and unknown (persons), PH 4152 . sochaide dia aichintib fen, Aen. 1329 . tuccsat aic[h]ne for aighthib na n-aichenta, CCath. 5557 . cuid da n-aithentoib, Aisl. Tond. 111 § xvii 1 . ? is faill cech n-aichnid, LU 3916 ( SCC § 43 ).

Perh. in sense of aithne in: da inadh ar aithnit duinn ar talmain = duo in terra loca esse novimus, Ir. Astr. Tr. 142.4 .

allaid

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Forms: altae, allaid

adj i (g p. altae, Ml. 121c19 . allaid, 59d1 ). Later also allta, q.v.

(a) wild, undomesticated . Frequ. as attrib. with names of animals see ag, 1 cú, dam, damán, lóeg, muc(c), 1 os(s), 1 torc. cennaid .i. cen-fid . . . cui contrarius est a.¤ .i. al-fid .i. ala[i] ri (sic leg.) fid ┐ dīthruib, Corm. Y 298 . a measg bheathadhach n-állta, Mac Aingil 4023 . na hainmhinnte allta, TSh. 2441 . do chroicnibh . . . ainmhinteadh n-allta, Desid. 290 . Of a person: Creuisa a.¤ cendaidh `C. now wild now gentle', Aen. 616 . cid tarraid a.¤ cendaid, IT iii 86 § 91 . Of trees: is na crandaib alltaib, BB 497a30 (Alex., IT ii2 103.z ). Superl.: an beathadhach . . . as allta . . . dā bhfuil, Desid. 2926 .

(b) As subst. wild or undomesticated animal: in n-a.¤ gl. ferum, Ml. 102a18 . inna altai gl. feræ, 121b4 . altaib gl. feris animalibus, 121d2 . fiad cacha feda .i. a.¤ , Laws v 484.20 Comm. uiss ┐ altai na crích, MU² 384 . na hallta arna beratt do choin-siu the wild animals whom thy hounds do not overtake, BColm. 60.31 . ni hindlim ar iascu na alltu, Anecd. v 3.10 ( for iascu na eltai, Alex. 862 ). croccind na n-allta is ed ētach nobīd impu, Ériu i 44.5 . mile chet do doenibh ┐ altaibh `of men and flocks', AU i 476.8 = alltoibh, AFM ii 678.15 . ? Of a person: tánic Néit mac Induí in a.¤ (allaigh, Oilech, a hail- v.ll.) `the stranger', Metr. Dinds. iv 114.79 .

In phr. taísigecht a.¤ , apparently name of some domestic or political office: taisigecht a.¤ h-I. Conchobair a h-ucht h-I Chellaig ag Dail nDruithni, Hy Maine 86.9 ( Lec. 83rb31 ) = taigsigeacht allaigh i C. a hucht airdrigh o maine ag dail druithne, Uí Maine 45vb36 .

altram(m)

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Forms: t-altrum, altruim, altraim, altrumu, altruma

n orig. n, n., see GOI § 731 . Later o, m. in t-altrum , Laws v 134.12 Comm. g s. altruim, DDána 105.5 . Note d s. altraim, Fél. 44.8 . n s. also altrumu, Laws ii 168.z. 170.1 Comm. altruma, 146.21 Comm. Vn. of 1 ailid.

Act of nurturing, fostering; nurture, fosterage . On the custom of fosterage see the treatise Cáin Íarraith, Laws ii 146 ff. Cf. Stud. in E. Ir. Law 187 ff. altram .i. ab eo quod est alo .i. ōn brēthir is alo ailim atā, Corm. Y 9 . breth et altram, Wb. 10b1 . amal dorígensat sidi a altram si, 28d19 . fri altrum mic in ais araile, Laws ii 172.14 . trian fir altrumu .i. fir ailes, 184.14 . altrum cen ainmi ar dlighedh cacha altruma diainme, 150.6 . altrumu seirce cen iarraith `fosterage of affection without fosterage-fee', 168.z . cia lin altrum . . . a do . . . ite . . . di altruma, 146.5 Comm. am tualuing mu dalta altrammo do rig I am able to give my fosterchild the fosterage suitable for a king, IT i 142.5 = am tūalaing altrama do rīgh, ZCP v 503.24 . alltramm mac rig ┐ rignui, IT iii 239.148 . dogniu dochor cach thríuin tri altram Fergusa form, LU 10296 . ar inn airer ┐ ar inn altrom ra bertus-sa fort, TBC-LL¹ 2874 . gabais mac n-altrama ō D., Fianaig. 28.6 . do chuindchid á altrama, Thes. ii 291 § 3 . ni haltrum, ni hiarrathuis, Cog. 54.23 . ro chuiris ben dot' chenel . . . dom' altram sa, MR 34.8 . lucht altruim Chuinn ┐ Conn, DDána 105.5 . amhuil . . . buime ag altrom a cloinne, 1 Thessal. ii 8 . Altrum Tige Dá Mhedar (title of a tale called `Oileamuin' in l. 13 ), ZCP xiii 17.1 . In phr. do-beir for a.¤ co gives in fosterage (to): conid é doratsat Ethni cucu for altrom, LU 4436 . With DO: tucad side ar altram do Choin Ruí, MU² 351 . Mac . . . do thabairt ar altram d'Art, Ann. Conn. 1261.15 . do-beir (or other vb.) do a.¤ (do) gives for rearing (to): co tuca [a Mac] . . . dia altraim, Fél. 44.8 . tuc do lucht na Tebi da haltrom. TTebe 1724 . atnoí do epscop B. día altrum, Trip.² 1611 . nís-léicide C. dia máthair di altromm, BDD² 73 . In abstract sense: altram dualchi nourishment of vice, Mon. Tall. 152.12 (§ 63) . altrom glaine `a fostering of purity', Ériu ii 66 § 12 . ar tí altruim fhaladh bent on cherishing a grudge, Dán Dé vi 21 . ni d'furtacht na d'altrom al-lassar, CCath. 4422 . a.¤feeding the poor, ZCP xii 291.14 = GJ iv 107a . In concrete sense fosterling, child : arindī folongat na mnā cach altrom fora rigtib 'because women support every child on their forearms' O'Mulc. § 114 , CMCS i 46 .

2 ard

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n [ā, f.] dog-collar: leat slabhraidh cáola con t'athar / gach arg (árd MSS) cumhdaigh ar do chuid, SGS iv 60 § 3 . ón aird do-chínn gá choin , Bard. Synt. Tr. 28.32 . beirios air áird gach con dīobh, Trí Bruidhne (Leabh. ó Láimhsgr.) ii 60.6 . Tulach Airde a ainm roimhe / ó aird con Mic Fíodhbaidhe, Duan. F. ii 152 § 38 (see iii 225 n. ). tairringis Cluasán a ceann . . . / as a haird . . . , 186.9 . do marbh gach cú diobh da fhíadh / sul do cuireadh iall 'na n-aird, 218 § 12 . Fig. níor cuireadh iall 'na haird air (of an undisciplined body), Dán Dé xxi 8 .

berrad

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n u, m. vn. of berraid.

(a) In phr. b.¤ airechta `a survival of the earlier wider meaning' (of b.¤ ), `a denominative vb. formed fr. . . . berr short . . . synopsis, abridgement . . .', O'Brien, Ériu xi 88 , 89 . b.¤ here = summa, Meroney, Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 189. berrad (berr-, MS., wrongly emended to bretha, ZCP xiii 19.26 ) airechta, title of law tract, Bürgschaft 5.13 . amhail do rime a mberrudh airechta, O'Curry 1029 (H. 3.18, 433a). aignis lais uile ┐ nascairecht ┐ b.¤ (of the `aighni airechta'), O'Curry 813 (H. 3.18, 375b). na Bearradha Féine ad-fias `I will relate the abridgments of Irish law ´ Sages, Saints and Storytellers 165 § 6 .

(b) act of cutting, clipping (hair), shaving: b.¤ ná folcad, ná fothrucud `shaving', Ériu ii 200.29 . Moen . . . fer berrtha mac Miled . . . Berramuin .i. muín i commaín berrtha, LL 22248 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan berrtha gl. (B. na f.) gan altain, ZCP v 488 § 3. fuba berrtha .i. luag fige `the `f.' of napping' (cloth), Laws i 152.7 Comm. a monga do bhearradh to clip their hair, TSh. 5599.

(c) act of tonsuring; tonsure: asbert Dubthach fri Pátricc tair dum b.sa, Thes. ii 241.12 . ord bertha `the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.11 . b.¤ moga slave's tonsure , O'Mulc. 726. berradh manaigh . . . b.¤ mogadh, Trip.² 250.

(d) style of cutting of hair, hence head of hair, hair: forthí berrtha forro . . . berrtha núa léo . . . berrtha lethna léo (styles of cut worn respectively by three successive groups), TBC-LL² 157 , 161 , 165 . trí cruindberrtha foraib it é comlebra for cúl ┐ étan, BDD² 746. bearradh .i. grúag, O'Cl. húasa b. buide-chas, BDD² 1023. duiphithir daol dath a berrda, Auraic. 3497. bas eitir a u (.i. a cluas) ┐ a berrath (.i. mullach a chinn) `a handsbreadth between his ear and his beard (or hair),' Manners and Customs iii 107 n.68 (H. 1.15, 955.7). dorónadh rothnúall corcra óa bhonn góa bherradh dhe, Ériu v 76.22 .

(e) In phr. b.¤ geóin: tugadh . . . / bearradh geóin ar Choin gCulainn a mocking shearing, Dánta Gr. 70.18 . See also s. gén. na fechadh in prelaid do berradh geoine `fools' tonsure' (Gloss.), ITS xxix 201.19 .

1 boc

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adj o, ā (see GOI § 150 ). soft, gentle, tender: b.¤ gl. tenor (leg. tener, ed.), Ir. Gl. 1094. righti boga blaithghelai, TE 4 (Eg.). cóica ar cét bó mbocc (: -chnocc) `tender kine', Metr. Dinds. iii 166.5 . dod ghnúis bhuig (to Mary), Aithd. D. 97.16 . an bhaintreabhach bhog, Keat. Poems 1145. issin grinne buc barr-úr `soft' (of a bundle of wood), Metr. Dinds. ii 58.8 . na neithi maotha no boga (of foods), Reg. San. 28.27 . an oireamhuin d'aois bhoig, mhaoith na leanabh `to the tender age', Donlevy vi 3. Of sound: guth blasda bind b.¤ , BB 427a32 . as bind bocc síthamail tḟet (to a blackbird), LB 36 marg. sup. ( Bruchst. 66 § 151 ). a fhile bhuig, Oss. iv 8.27 . do-ghénsa marbhna mbláith mbuig, IGT Decl. ex. 152. (Of water, juice) tepid: fotrachad uisgi te, no buig, Rosa Angl. 58.23 . sug athar talman is e bog `warm', 158.10 .Of weather moist, `soft' : feadh sróllBhanbha na síon mbog `soft-weathered Banbha', Aithd. D. 34.10 . Of landscape, etc. marshy, boggy; soft, gentle: d'fhéinidh Bhóinne buige, Magauran 3553 . fri ráith mbuig mBrénainn (`fertile'), SG 65.5 . do dhénair bog é re ceathaibh, Psalms lxv 10. do chuin (= choin) chaomhanta an chláir bhuig `gentle', Ó Bruad. iii 202.10 . Of persons etc. generous: rath bog, MR 40.12 . ón lósa oighidh Bhriain bhuig `generous', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 170.3 . is ē mac na mbronnad mbog (of a prince), ZCP viii 228 § 21. bog fine Bréanainn im buaibh `lavish with', Magauran 153 . uair robsat boga . . . a brughadha, MR 102.21 . easy, lacking in severity: a riaghail ní bud róbhog (of a saint), SG 18.35 . i bpianuibh nach peannuid bhog, Aithd. D. 78.19 . beir-si oraind-ni breith mbuic (`a light judgment', Aithd. D. 70.30 ), ACL iii 243 § 30. (Of verse in an uncomplimentary sense) dán bog `free and easy verse', Studies 1918, 617 § 5 . rabhán gnáth briathra boga / nach beg a mbeith comfhoda `soft vocables' (i.e. with unstrict or faulty rime), O'Gr. Cat. 392.14. i ndán bhog `in a vulgar poem', Content. xxv 5. weak, foolish: a senchas cen baethrún ṁb.¤ , LL 26422. ní haigneadh bog, Aithd. D. 75.10 . In expressions of time easy, untroubled: secht. mbliadna bocca blaiti beoltoirteca, BB 238a45 (Scél SR). ri bliadain mbuic `for an easy year', Metr. Dinds. iii 310. 11 . In gramm. con(n)suin(e) boc (boctha) voiceless plosive: do-ní brígh connsuine bhuig don chonnsuine chrúaidh , IGT Introd. § 105 . connsuine crúaidh no bog , § 55 .

Equat. boigithir fri boigsibind for lār aba, TBC-I¹ 2367. Compar. nís buigi gl. mollior, Ir. Gl. 1119. bá buige a fhocail ná ola = softer than oil, Psalms 1v 21 . ca maith as buga bronntar, Hy Fiach. 296.2 . As superl. ní hann as bhuga (: dtuga) an bhreath, DDána 3.34 . drem as buga buan bhronnadh, Hy Fiach. 224.10 .

In n.loc. mag mbogc, BB 399b5 = Mag mBolg, Metr. Dinds. iv 90.23 .

Compds. With nouns: cona mbrotharcertib bocbrechtāin, `soft custard' (s. curds ?), MacCongl. 91.9 . bogfhuil Bríain generous blood, O'R. Poems 2377. a bhoglaomscaire re brugadaib `indulgent liberality', Caithr. Thoirdh. 34.27 . bocmaerdachd banamail ina glór `gentle dignity' (Gloss.), BDD² 39. re bogmalldacht a banchuire `mild bashfulness', MR 102.19 . See boicṡimin. ag bruithion ná ag boigṡín `wet weather', Ériu ix 163 § 7. ni boi tra arm la Hiruath . . . acht boc-shlaitt moir a big pliant switch, PH 850. a bocc-thairisem in chrais O feeble resistance to gluttony, YBL 162b30 . boigtheith = luke-warm , Rev. iii 16 (1810) . na bocctonna the yielding waves, BB 240b39 .

With adjj.: folt . . . fororda 'sé buidi boccálaind soft and beautiful, Acall. 381. bliadain do Lorcan na lloṅg / diamair is bocban a band, LL 4333. bogchroidhtheach = tender-hearted , 2 Chron. xiii 7. bog-chroidheach, sochróidheach, Eg. Gl. 77. gan do cheimniughadh do bheith eadtrom na bogcuisech (= levis, mollis . . .), ITS xxix 138.31 . See bocaes, bocaised, bocás, bocásach. bocdālach ratha in rī rēidh, ZCP viii 228 § 22. co C. meann mbocḟoclach of weak speech (?), Anecd. i 33 § 63. ionnlach na mbalg mboig-ghéar bhfis, Content. xxv 13. gabor bocglas light-grey horse, TBFr. 28. tre san mBanba mboigimlig B. of the marshy bottomlands, Manners and Customs iii 273 note . bean bhogamh (-omh) dá déinimh dhí (of Éire), A. Ó Dálaigh liii 6 . Cf. a Bhanba bhog-omh tender and bleeding . . . B., Keat. Poems 1349. brat . . . bruachbrisdi bogsnaithech uimpi made of poor thread, RC xxi 396.9 .

With vb. and vn. roboccbertaich in sleig rindger (= librabat, Theb. vii 676 ) `shook and brandisched', TTebe 2848 . tug se bogbertugudh air a medhon a iarnaigh shook himself slightly (of miraculous falling-off of fetters), ZCP vi 287.9 (see bocad).

1 brá

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Forms: brú, braí, bráe, bla, brói, brái, bru, bra, brae, brúad, brai, brúaib

n f. orig. brú u, GOI § 310 , § 314 . Later also braí, bráe (originating in later attested nom. pl. or du., see O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 216 n.2 ), bla. Later with dental inflexion in pl., and note LU 10226 cited below. n du. dí brói , TBC-I¹ 30. dá brái , TTr.² 363. a du. da bru , Ériu xx 26.3 ( Bretha 5 ), da bra (.i. da brae , n. 1), 26 ( 8 ). g du. da brúad , LU 10226. n p. brai (: taí), LU 10849. d p. brúaib, LL 13910.

Eyebrow; brow (later with pl. used as sg.): ciscilium .i. bræ .i. cílium ciumais in bræ, Lib. Hymn. 10.54 . nam brai mala dicitur , Cóir Anm. 190 = bra. . . ., BB 251a11 . `bra' (brá, bla, v.ll.) ┐ `laba' nach gnath gairm, / don mhalaigh is dá senainm, Metr. Gl. 16 § 39. bra no brai .i. mala dí bhra dhubha .i. da mhalaigh dhubha, O'Cl. fuil iter da bra ┐ a folt (.i. a fuil d'fertain iter a da bra .i. iter in mbrae ┐ in folt, n.2), Bretha 23 (42.5). mat is bra `below the brow', ibid. (42.8). cechtarde a da brúad each of his eyebrows, LU 9273 ( Anecd. iii 50.17 and n. 29 ). dubidir ri bran a brae (: gae), LL 6390 = a brai, 380b35 . dorat B. . . . / . . . sirgrád / do Choin Culaind co mbroí bailc, 22170 = Metr. Dinds. iv 180.3 (bru, brae, blai, v.ll.). abrait duib . . . / ┐ da brai doirchidi, YBL 127b27 ( Festschr. Stokes 3 § 3 ). dā brā dóile dúbgorma ōsna rosca, MacCongl. 97.11 . braoi dhubh, Dánta Gr. 20.21 . éadan fairsing fa fearamhail braoithe, Keat. Poems 881. go a braoi to her brow, Hackett² li 27 . a bhraoithe seanga, cearta, caola, O'Rah. 150.8.

Compds. isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 643. in fer bec brádub (.i. malachdub), LL 34978 ( MU² 555n .). rop é m'ainm . . . / in brádub (: ṡárgud) the black-browed, Metr. Dinds. iv 332.22 .

? cantu

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n set do sidhe ina choin, ┐ in ch.¤ chetna air, O'D. 2301 ( Rawl. B 506, 29c ).

1 cath

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n u, m. IGT Decl. § 95 .

(a) battle, fight : fo béesad fir téte do ch.¤ , Wb. 9a3 . in chatho gl. proelii, Ml. 34a20 . amal dunem-side nech iarna chúl hi c.¤ `behind him in battle', 112a5 . fon ch.¤ gl. sub Marte, Sg. 44a1 . dochum in chathai, Cáin Ad. 17 . fuil fearthar a c.¤ , Laws v 142.9 . d'ēt chatho `through seeking a battle', Ériu xvi 146.4 . glond catha comramaig, LU 8957 ( FB 71 ). cuimling móir ┐ catha etir Ulta ┐ Un Neill, Lat. Lives 19.9 . nocha comhain cath fiora battle does not spare men (prov.), Hugh Roe² 186.6 . amail ch.¤ sula gl. palpetratione (leg. palpebratione), Ériu iv 182.x . catha, ┐ urtha, ┐ irgala (of types of stories), Laws i 46.4 Comm. Of individual battles: cath Muigi Tuirend, Airne F. 187 . i c.¤ Aird Ladrainn, MacCarthy 156.z . Cath Moigi Slecht . . . ainm in katha-sin, Ann. Conn. 1256.7 . In Cath Cathardha (title of text), CCath. p. 2 . Of spiritual warfare: teannobthor c.¤ ar an chloinn temptation, Magauran 2217 . go gceanglam ar gcorp san gcath, Aithd. D. 80.43 .

As descr. gen.: ciṅg catha, Fél. Aug. 24 . ina cipi . . . catha, Stair Erc. 1513 . lán do chonfadh catha, TSh. 1073 . d'écin catha ná comlaind, MU² 172 . gan fhíor catha ag C. he fought against odds, Aithd. D. 33.22 . cen līn catha imbi sufficient to do battle, TBC-I¹ 335 (see 1 lín). míl catha, Fél. Ep. 275 . róe catha = c.¤ : re catha `a battle of war', Laws v 300.x . gnúsi námat i rói chatha, Tec. Corm. 9 . See 1 cró.

In phrases: cid cia ar ar cuirestar ceist in catha whoever was worried about the outcome of the battle, MR 166.14 . ar cor cestu (cesta, v.l.) an morcatha dim, CCath. 3784 . c.¤ fri x battle against x (somet. with Vn. force): oc c.¤ fri diabul `in fighting against', Wb. 23d8 . c.¤ fri Demon détlae, Fél. Prol. 242 . co ticfat do chath fri A., PH 7279 . With vbs. of offering, giving, winning, losing etc. : for diabal ro brisis c.¤ , Ériu xix 15 § 13 . robris c.¤ . . . for demun, PH 4732 . conboing catha cróchombág, LU 8352 ( FB 24 ). indiu cuirthir in c.¤ , 3661 ( SCC 32 ). tabairt catha do Assarib, Ml. 34c11 . maní dene chathu oc ditin do thuathe, 37c15 . gniid cathu, LU 3415 ( SCC 18 ). ita in c.¤ oca ferthain, 3664 ( 33 ). do f[h]resdal c[h]atha do C[h]onn, ML² 198 . du frithteirissem in chatho gl. ad resistendum, Ml. 83a11 . do fhuacgra catha fair, Stair Erc. 1653 . mebaid c.¤ ria Sīl C. . . . for Coin-Corb, Corp. Gen. 27.23 . See maidid, maidm, roínid. gidh roimhe do-chuaidh an cath though he won the battle, Aithd. D. 33.22 .

(b) troop, battalion : tinol catha, LU 3367 ( SCC 15 ). flaith fri Nīall ro chathu clói, Hail Brigit 21 . is na cathaib gl. in acie, Gild. Lor. 23 . ciṅgset inna c.¤ co fí, LL 336 . ba cain géim a chatha company, Fél. Prol. 139 . c.¤ do lucht na catrach group, BB 414b34 . na seacht ccatha boí san fFéin, Duan. F. ii lvii 29 . c.¤ Aodha Find . . . / gibe díbh gebhus righe family, BNnÉ 258.w . tréanaingil Dé i gcathaibh iata, Hackett² xxxii 103 . More specifically: tri ch.¤ ┐ .x. cét ar fichit cét cach catha, RC xvii 416.26 (Tig.). trí catha na Gnáithḟéine, ┐ trí mhíle san ch.¤ , Keat. ii 5155 .

Of animals etc.: secht cat[h]a deg do bochrudh (captured cattle), AU ii 506.20 . in cath crumh the army of worms, Aithd. D. 80.27 .

V. freq. in composition, with nouns in sense martial, warlike, military , with adjj. (in battle, as regards fighting ), and with adjj. derived from nouns. Somet. tautological ( ¤imairecc, ¤irgal), and freq. as alliterating prefix. A few permanent compds. ( ¤barr, ¤ḟeis (see cathais), ? ¤ḟer, ¤réimm ( ¤ech), etc.) are given as separate entries.

With nouns: go ro chinned . . . a cath-oirbert `valour in battle', MR 114.y . coras croith asa cathurlaind, LL 31787 (TTr.). a chatharm catha, LU 6425 (TBC). clú i ccaithbhearnaibh ` battle-gaps ', O'Hara 3400 . Conchobur caid cathbernaid, Rawl. 165b32 . caithbili Cruacan (of a king), ZCP ii 336.9 . caoga bliadan a righe nErenn do ┐ cathbuaidh do frisin re sin, BCC² 245 § 5 . Cathbuadha Conroi (name of tale), Anecd. ii 43 § 3 . Of crozier of Colm Cille: bachall C.C. . . . adberas Cathbhuaidh fria, TFrag. 230.6 . ra leiced a chathbuali . . . dó i cath na ṅGréc he was given a wide berth(?), LL 32298 ( TTr. 1486 ). sithithir slegh . . . airde cach cathbuailedh, TBC-LL¹ 5601 `compact body of troops', TBC St. Gloss. do reblaing . . . i n-a chathcharpat serda, LU 6479 (TBC). hi caithfheis ┐ hi ccathchongraim battle-gear , Hugh Roe² 264.26 . Conchobar cath-chingid, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.38 . ? cathclái gelbdai, SR 4227 . soí frit churad cathchlessu, LL 13781 . amal bid tre ermúru no tre cathcliatha gl. ut per propugnacula, Goid. 65.4 . sé cét elefinnte cona cathc[h]liathaib foraib lán d'ócaib (of howdahs), Alex. 568 . cathcliatha aidbli umaide . . . do diden a corp `cuirasses', TTebe 1434 . mac Cāirthinn in cathcobair, Corp. Gen. 9.47 . hi cathchomlond, BDD² 810 . cathchoscradh re nD. . . . for A. `destructive battle', AU i 270.13 . ro gabastár a chathcriss curad taris (of Cú Chulainn), LU 6415 (TBC). tréad an chathchraoi-se Criomhthainn, Measgra D. 54.80 `of this embattled land', Gloss. trena chathétedh, Cóir Anm. 200 . fer i cathfochrus bruit deirg, TBC-I¹ 71 `in a battle-girdle (?)', Faraday. ac sirgairm ┐ ag cathgairm a mic, TTebe 3588 . dog-nitea cliatha cathghaisccedh, Anecd. ii 25 § 6 . Nīall is Dathī co ccathgoil, ZCP viii 109.3 . cath-garrdha coraigthi do curadaib, MR 224.11 . in gach caith-ghliaidh, Leb. Gab.(i) 208.25 . A. nar' clói chathgreim ` battle-might ', Gorm. 16 . feis fōit ind ōic inda cathgreimim co matuin sleep under arms, Corm. Y 245 . meic Morna in cathgrinde, Acall. 2153 `battle-phalanx', Gloss. cathimairecc itir da ua Cernaigh battle-encounter , AU i 247.5 . a[c] cur na c.¤ asa cathlaithrechaib `positions', Ériu viii 38.23 . tri cathluain glana, Anecd. ii 61.y . cathluirech dluith drolach, CCath. 5211 . na cruadh-celmaini cliatha cathmaitti (maidid, maidm) ` battle-rout ', 4313 . mo chathmerge cenand battle-standard , LL 18597 . S. cathmīl cōemḟata, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 2 . Cathnia nepos Guaire, AU i 274.5 . cunach dernat C. a catharcuin, Caithr. CC 46 . cathrī crāides / crīcha, Corp. Gen. 2.43 . āeris trī cētu / cathrōe battlefield , 56 . lia rīg a cathrōe ┐ a ndūnad ┐ a cāin ┐ a ndliged, Corp. Gen. 92 (Rawl. 127 a 43) ; 'military obligation', The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 110 . ni fuigli co ngoí cathroí, ar ni fríth ni fuigēbthar brithem bas fíriu cathroí, 'do not undertake a duel in falsehood, for there has not been found and there will not be found a truer judge than a duel', AM 64 § 31 , GEIL 211 . rob tu mo cathsciath, rob tu mo cloidem, Ériu ii 89 § 5 . ? fri cathslait cairi comlain, SR 3258 . cathṡluaig, Acall. 5429 v.l. da cathuaithne . . . iarnaidhi, TBC-LL¹ p. 817 .

With adjj.: soighde cathalaind (leg. -aille), TTebe 3808 . in cath-amra (subst.) `the famous fighter', Metr. Dinds. ii 64.2 . lasna Collu cathchalma, Trip. 536 § 30 . lēo . . . / cathchob(b)ur fond of battle(?), Corp. Gen. 8.12 . slán do chlainn cathgloin Ceallaig of the bright battalions, ZCP viii 230 § 16 . in mír don Choin chath-labhair ` battle-boasting ', Metr. Dinds. iv 180.15 . cathlabhar .i. do labhradh a cc.¤ , O'Cl. fir na cerda cath-mire `martial', Metr. Dinds. iii 272.28 . ic Cumull chath-mór, ii 74.32 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: clanna . . . cath-airbeartacha ` warlike ', MR 118.18 . curaid caín . . . cathbúadach, LU 3913 ( SCC 42 ). fo chích curad / crēchtaig cathbūadaig, Sc.M² 15 . an cathbuadhach (as subst.), Blathm. 257 . cathchorach cruaidrī skilled(?) in battle , Corp. Gen. 9.49 . cathmiled . . . cathchoscrach victorious , LL 13469 . mac cathlínmar Cumaill `of many battalions', Fianaig. 78.11 . C. cath merggech, IT iii 82.1 .

With vb.: do shíl Chuinn, roscath-métaig `that made it great by war', Metr. Dinds. iv 208.80 .

caur

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Forms: cur, corad, curaid, churaidh, choraidh, curaidhe, churadh, curadchomhlond

n d, m. Also cur (see GOI 51 ). ? g p. corad, Fél. Prol. 167 . Later n s. curaid. g s. in churaidh , Duan. F. ii 52 § 74 (see Gloss.) d s. ón choraidh , PBocht 13.27 . n p. curaidhe, ML 14.12 . f. in: an churadh nár thláth (n s.), Párl. na mB. 2285 .

Warrior, hero : roart c.¤ , Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.10 . cernach c.¤ , Corp. Gen. 9.8 . no daimtis cauraid cára, 283.11 . dál inna caurath, LU 8750 ( FB 56 ). sian caurad (feat of Cú Chulainn), 5972 (TBC). do neoch ba sruthem . . . inna caurad, 4980 = ina churad, TBC-I¹ 491 . in c.¤ cétach, Metr. Dinds. iii 154.33 . nar c.¤ rus romaith (.i. trenfer .i. daghlaech), Ériu ii 3.5 (B. na f.). déca a churadu co mbríg, LU 3600 ( SCC 30 ). ni faigebasu curaid caín . . . bádam fiusa, 3912 ( 42 ). dollotar . . . a triur churad, 9037 ( FB 79 ). is cur caín cathbúadach (of Cú Chulainn), 8956 ( 71 ). cach curaid a gleó, ACL iii 227.37 . da chur ┐ dá chainnill (of Castor and Pollux), LL 31110 ( TTr. 295 ). fo chīch curad / crēchtaig, Sc.M² 15 . cur cat[h]ach, Corm. Y 398 . ? C. cona churu (cor dar curu, v.l.), Anecd. i 49 § 20 . roordaich curadu (curaidh, v.l.) croda re cathugud, TTebe 2715 . Uilliam Congcar [cur gan locht], Aithd. D. 38.17 . ? Cf. in cuir cruaid, Fen. 220.8 . i n-aimsir na gcuradh ┐ na Féine, TSh. 5754 . in c.¤ ┐ in cathmilid, TTr.² 27 . cauraid cholma, Rawl. 84a41 . ceann na gcuradh gcaithinnilte, DDána 89.13 . a mír churadh is chugam do díorghadh, Keat. Poems 1595 (see compds.).

Attrib. gen. warriorlike : a céim curad, MacCarthy 178 § 4 . a adhuath errad ┐ a chruas churadh (of Hercules), Stair Erc. 1348 . i n-a c[h]rom-ruathar c[h]urad, ML² 277 . gurab eirghe curadh / bidh ulad cech cúile, BNnÉ 308.y . dá shúil churad, RC xiii 82 § 89 . fled chaurad a feast fit for warriors, LU 8795 ( FB 59 ). 8821 ( 62 ). míad curad cathbúadach, 3847 ( SCC 38 ). As n.pr. m.: Cáur mac Da Láth, LU 5987 (TBC). .u. Caurith, 6522 (TBC).

In compds. the form is curad-. With nouns: curadchomhlond ` heroic conflict ', TTebe 3098 . curadmír warrior's portion : Incipit Fled Bricrend ┐ in Curathmír Emna Macha (title), LU 8038 . do thabairt in curadmire do neach díb, 8972 ( FB 72 ). go dtarla imreasan fá'n gcuraidhmhír idir Chonall Chearnach ┐ Choin gCulainn, Keat. ii 3072 . With adjj.: i nDruim Chetta churadchoem of the fair warriors, RC xx 138.17 (ACC). cuingedha curadhcúisecha ` hardy warriors ', ZCP vi 29.15 . See cora(i)d, 3 curach.

cechar

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Forms: -air

n f., occas. as k-stem, but a d s. usually -air. quagmire, slough, bog, in a few exx. also mud, dirt: palus .i. cechor (cethor, cetor, MSS), Thes. ii 48.9 . cechair .i. cec[h]air a huachtar ┐ uisce a hichtar etc., O'Dav. 514 . cia rosgni iarcechraig gleo (: dechraig), SR 7878 , where inf. pron. appar. refers to cech ṅduil, 7869 ; `chaos', Plummer MS notes, but possibly d s f. of cechrach. d'aithle an chluidh is na ceachrach, Laud 615, 106 (cited from Meyer Contribb.). conid corastar dar droichtiu ind liss isin cechair, Irish Texts i 33 § 3 . As n. loc. o Clúain dá acra isin Cechair, Gorm. Sept. 21 n.1 . Listed (freq. with coin) as a hazard of cattle: ní ro briathar la cach ín ala ar coin ┐ ceachair ┐ ceathras `quagmires', Laws iv 100.7 . imain fo chechair `puddle', v 138.12 . Cf. a samlaidh re coin no re cechair (of an insult), O'Curry 1846 ( 23 Q 6, 50b ). cobair cethrae ar choin ┐ cechair, Harl. 5280, 38a (cited Metr. Gl.). cobair bó hi c.¤ (permitted on Sunday), Ériu ii 210.1 ( cechair, LB 204b19 ). acht donesairtis for chona ┐ cheachair (of herds), Hugh Roe² 56.22 .

`ceachoir' ionann í is lathach, Metr. Gl. 26 § 28 . ceachair .i. lathach, O'Cl. luid cona asaib lana do chechair, Ériu v 28.24 . don otrach ┐ don chechair ier niochtar, Hugh Roe² 326.25 .

céilech

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adj o, ā (céile): comorba Cianāin chēlig of C. who had many companions (?), Bruchst. i 49 § 108 ( TFrag. 196.6 , AFM i 514.x ). dálem Conaire chélig, Metr. Dinds. ii 60.6 . cen choin celig (: slebib), LL 23723 ( Arch. Hib. ii 70 (` obedient '). gan C. cubhaigh ceileach, AFM ii 572.5 .

célech

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adj (céile? cíall?): ingnad in gnim / don mac cen lín cen choin celig / ar luas a choss / tarrachtain oss isna slebib, LL 23723 `without obedient hound', Arch. Hib. ii 75 . See céillech.

1 cerd

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Forms: ceard, cearda, cerd, ceirde, ceird, ceirde, cearda, cearda, cearda, cherda, cerda, cerda(e), cearda, cerdda, cerdai, cerda, cherdu, d'órcheardai, cerdada, cert

n ā, f. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 159 f. In sense (a) ceard (ón duine), m. g s. cearda, IGT Decl. § 95 . In sense (b) cerd (ón cheird) f. g s. ceirde, § 39 ; ceird f. g s. ceirde, cearda, § 43 . Cf. also g s. na cearda , Laws v 104.19 Comm. in cearda , 106.1 Comm. . iii 192.8 Comm. in cherda , IT iii 60 § 120 (na cerda , v.l.). Also cerda(e): n s. cearda, Corp. Gen. 219.37 (cerd, v.l.). cerdda, Cymmr. xiv 130.9 . in cerdai , ZCP iii 222.10 (cerd, v.l.). d s. cerda, Laws v 114.18 . do cherdu , LL 25486 (: dú). ? d'órcheardai, Leb. Cert.² 2187 . Cf. n pl. cerdada, Bodl. Dinds. 3 .

(a) craftsman, artisan (most freq. of a gold- and silver-smith): cert qui idula aere faciebat gl. Alaxander (aerrarius), Wb. 30d21 . inna cerdae `of the potter', Ml. 18a12 . roth cruind forsa ndenat na cerda in lestrai, b4 . in sét arggait nád chombaig / in ch.¤ , Thes. ii 346.4 ( Hy. v 77 ). lasin cerddai (ceirdai, v.l.) gl. lasin ceird, 33 (79 Comm.). aided con na cerda inso la Coin Culaind, LU 4971 . Cauland cerdd, 4975 (TBC). ó Choin cherda Conchobair (i.e. Cú Chulaind), 3573 ( SCC 29 ). do Choin na Cerdda, LL 20187 . cerdda ┐ círmaire, LU 2217 . cuislennach, c.¤, gobha, Ériu xiii 23.2 . cerda . . . ┐ aes caca dana olcena, Laws v 90.20 ( cerda .i. imrid in t-or, 25 Comm. ). is diles in tor ┐ in tairget ┐ in tuma a cerdcha in goband ┐ noco diles i cerdcha in cerda, uair aithne indeithbir hé i cerdcha in gobann, ┐ nocon edh a cerdcha in cerda, iii 192.6 , 8 Comm. c.¤ gl. figulus, Ir. Gl. 508 . D. . . . gaba . . . ┐ ceard ┐ scribnid togaide . . . is he . . . daroine .ccc. clog ┐ .ccc. bacall ┐ .ccc. soscelai, Fél. cxxxi.x. mac na cerdda cosin céir, LL 18785 . I. ainm na cerda ro berb in n-ór, 2024 . cathbarr B. . . . c.¤ Ó. . . . dorigne, Airne F. 97 . dugnith dno C. c.¤ na semonn, RC xii 94 § 122 . do-ratsat in argat-sin for tír cherda potter's field, PH 3241 . mac cerdai nó fir fogní nách aicdi éicin di ór nó argad, FDG² 867 . leag a hoirthior na hInnia, / . . . / niamhthar le ceard gcineolta that is polished by a native craftsman, Aithd. D. 16.47 . céard copair, 2 Timothy iv 14 . ceard na críadh, Romans ix 21 . do chérd an óir, Mac Aingil 1139 . Fig. P. is ceard don chlúi-sin `P. who is the artificer of that fame', O'R. Poems 298 . lé cérduibh an chlaoinchreidimh (sc. the founders of Protestantism), Mac Aingil 4170 .

C.¤ na cruinne (na ndúl, etc.) God : c.¤ na cruinne, BNnÉ 196 § 22 . mo chobhair ar Cheird na ndúl!, Dánta Gr. 65.19 . ceard na n-uile, DDána 27a.16 .

Applied to poets: in c.¤ mac ūi Dulsaine, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 93.25; cf. 92.y). ni c.¤ gan bunadus tothachta, O'D. 2208 (Nero A vii, 144a). Cf. c.¤ cen tothacht .i. cin foghluim ndligi[d], O'Dav. 1568 .

In n. pr. m. Robartach mac Mic na Cerda, CS 164.20 . C.¤ m. Cerdda Bice, Corp. Gen. 219.27 .

(b) handicraft, art, skill, accomplishment, feat; hence occupation, office, way of life, practice, characteristic behaviour : mu menma céin im saincheirdd, Thes. ii 293.15 . cōrus a cherdæ (of a poet), Corm. Y 276 . tarchomlad cach óes dána . . . cor tasfen cách a ch.¤ fíad Patraic, LU 9773 . ar lín a ch.¤ he is so accomplished, 8316 (rhet.). asa cheird cumachtaig (.i. a cumachta a chleirchecta dognidsom sein, 740 ( ACC 42 ). indearbh cach i cceird aroile, Ériu xiii 20.16 . imdhínsiomh ceirte insult to one's art(?), 25.6 . fornesa ceard neicse donessa cerd niumuis, 56 § 32 (cf. O'Dav. 861 ). fristoing cerd cainti `he renounces the satirist's art', O'Dav. 872 . 869 . oca oileamhain hi cerdaibh clothamræ .i. āine, alaidhe ┐ erlabhra, etc., ZCP xiv 219.11 . fó mo ch.¤ láechdachta, LU 6169 (TBC). ac óenmummib daronsat ceird gnimrada gaile ┐ gascid, LL 10052 . aided Gríse co ceird chrúi `skilled in bloody arts', Metr. Dinds. iii 134.19 . ceird chrúi .i. ceird imdheargtha no ceird bhásaighthe, O'Cl. iarn[a] trascrad trienar c.¤-ne `by our craft', RC xii 90 § 109 . cach dan dognīat lāmhae is c.¤ dongairther, O'Mulc. 222 . rob ingnadh le cāch a ceird `their skill' (in music and dancing), Ériu iv 174 § 9 . mairg thréicios cléirchecht ar cheird / do cherdaib in domnáin deirg, SG 51.y . lucht na ceirde cedna (sc. building), Stair Erc. 1626 . gion gur cheárrd mná an nídh sin, Oss. iii 136.19 . seachnaidh cionta ón cheird do-ní `avoids faults by her manner of life', Magauran 1516 . nach roibhi . . . aenc.¤ rob annsa les nā fiadhach, ZCP vi 53.x . cusin ceird n-inglain n-eillnighthi ro herailedh forro .i. comrucc a lanamhnus fri aroile, Grail 3059 . an ceard do-roighne Ruaidhrí what R. has done, DDána 76.4 . ní ceard duit déanamh míoghaoil `it is not for Thee to be false to Thy kin-duty', Aithd. D. 71.31 . ceird ríoghna `a queen's part', A. Ó Dálaigh vii 6 . tús cerdi do Ch. i.e. C. was entitled to receive a poet's first composition after he had finished his schooling, LB 238cb56 . Concr.: cathaīr ingnathaig forsa raibi imarcaid sairsi ┐ c.¤ n-eladnach embellishment, Grail 1663 . Freq. of magical practices: no gniad druidechta ┐ certa commain, LU 9007 ( FB 75 , H). See commann for cerddib suíthe gentliucta, LL 1051 . ceird thosaigh .i. ceird dhraoidheachda, O'Cl. See toṡúgad.

Attrib. g s. fear cerda, ma fithír, ní ba raith feilmic mana biatha `a man of art, if a professor, cannot be surety for a pupil, unless he has fed him', Laws iv 236.15 . fer certa fri molad ┐ air, i 18.7 Comm. óes cherdd, Críth G. 281 . cléir aesa ceirdd, Trip.² 2382 (= praecones, 2385 ; dona druthaib, 2395 ) = cliar aesa dana, Lat. Lives 55.12 . don luchd céirde, Acts xix 24 . lucht ceirde na cathrach tradesmen, Fl. Earls 98.y .

? rop tānaisi triūin crepscuil / c.¤ promtha Petair apstail, Corm. Y 325 .

cerdaige

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n [, f.] (cerdach) skill, proficiency : nír tairged ar choin dá ch.¤ . . . luach ba mó `no matter how proficient', Caithr. Thoirdh. 14.16 .

cerdchae

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Forms: cerddchae, cerdcha

n , f. (1 cerd. Cf. cáe) IGT Decl. § 7 (g s. -ad, n pl. -ada). Later also n-stem. workshop, smithy : cerddchae gl. officina, Sg. 51b3 . cerdchae gl. conflatorium , Études Celt. xxii 212 § 64 . cāi .i. tech, unde dicitur cerdcha .i. tech cerda, Corm. Y 365 . būi G. goba isin c[h]erdcha og dēnam na n-armm, 975 . aith, ceardcha, Laws v 160.3 . cerdcha in goband, iii 190.y Comm. do mindlestraib na cerdcha workshop, 192.1 Comm. cerdcha gl. fabrica, Ir. Gl. 218 . dothaet in goba . . . assain cherdchai, LU 1877 . drem . . . dib i cerdchaib ic dénum arm, TTr.² 601 . re cerdcae ciormhaire, TFrag. 222.y . lan do thigibh amhail cherdcadaiph, BNnÉ 71 § 123 . lucht na cerdcha, Aisl. Tond. 131 § 4 (cf. lucht an dara cerdcha, ibid.). caor i gceardcha, Dán Dé x 9 . ar Choin na ceardcha Cú Chulainn, DDána 92.31 . i gceardchain 'na raibhe ceard chorcán gcriadh do dhéanamh, TSh. 312 .

Fig. bámar maráon i ccerdcaib goile ┐ gaisccidh, TBC St. 2898 . (Cf. air fheabhus a éoluis . . . a gceardchaibh goile ┐ gaisgidh, ITS xxiv 74.22 . re foghluim cerdcha goile ┐ gaisgidh, Dhá Sg. Art. 852.1165 .) ceardcha an áigh `the smithy of slaughter (i.e. battle-field)', Bard. Synt. Tr. 9. 197 § 7 . ríniadh ceardchan an chleasraidh, DDána 117.28 . Of a prince: ceardcha goile, 73.20 . Cf. na deighfhir . . . / ceardcha einigh na hÉireann, Top. Poems² 410 . teóra ceardcha 'nar chleacht sinn / áineas d'fagháil dom intinn / teach meabhraighthe . . . / teach luighe ar lochta . . . / teach breithibh gach gréasa gloin, Ir. Review 1913, 594 §§ 4 - 7 . trí ceardchadha congmhála / do dhreamuibh dile re dán `three forges that sustained', § 8 .

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