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cóicer

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: -iur

n o, [n., GOI 243 ] (cóic + fer, Thurn. loc. cit. Otherwise Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 136 ) n s. later also -iur (orig. dat.). Personal numeral (a) five persons, company of five : aire cóicir, Críth G. 359 . gelfine co cuicer `g. extends to five persons', Laws iv 284.1 . i cinaid in cuicir urradh, i 68.6 Comm. in cóicḟer, LU 6240 (TBC). cóicḟir (n s.), Trip.² 1652 . ba teist coicḟer (of Transfiguration), SR 7661 . da cuiciur (of angels), 743 . ar marb B. do gallaib . . . ina triaraib, ┐ ina cuiceraib, Cog. 60.21 . cúicfhiur díb, MU² 10. 12 . cúigear dearbhráthar, TSh. 6838 .

(b) five things: cóic aicmi oguim .i. cóicer cacha aicme 'five groups of Ogam letters, that is, five units for each group', Auraic.² 51 § 6,3 . cuiciur argit, Acall. 3950 (of chessmen). cóig aicme chúigir five species each containing five, IGT Introd. § 4 (3.23) (of the alphabet).

As dat. of accompaniment: ro lluid C. . . . cóicḟiur ┐ trí fichit, LL 22796 ( CRR 11 ). atrachtsat cóiciur fer, PH 1286 . In compd. num.: coíciur ar trib fichtib ar .ccc., LL 12475 . coiciur ar cethri fichtib, SR 6204 .

comd(e)itiu

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n n, [f.] (déitiu) act of acknowledging (fully ?), acknowledgement: dég dligid comditen (-in, MSS) dána, Críth G. 320 `on account of right and acknowledgement and (or `of') office', n. senchomditiu tuaithe, 322 `longstanding submission', Gloss. chis comdidean fria triar `rent acknowledged', Laws v 450.3 . ? ingraide tire comdidan `jointly fenced land', iv 48.13 , cf. a comaititin, 18 Comm. In passage on `rudrad': deit[i]u didiu saegal comarba, aititiu saegal a dó, comdetiu saeghul tri fir. Is ann as rudrad o rosaigh co coiciur three generations amount to c. (full acknowledgement?), ZCP xii 363.19 . na rudredui becci . . . déitiu ina cedbliadan, aittitiu ine tánaisiu, c.¤ in tress, 23 . dicoimnigh comdeitin tir comarbe cen taiselba, O'Curry 2459 ( Eg. 88, 37a ). Follg. etymol. glosses may have second element -dítiu: fri fortacht noibre in coimded .i. fri foirithin na hopri dliges a comditin a tigerna de, Laws iii 22.21 Comm. mad inol beas la coimdid .i. conid comditin é, v 80.19 , 21 Comm. Note also: fáise . . . in sciath o chomdhiden do chuirp `from before your body', Ériu viii 22.21 . See comdeddaid.

3 cuingid

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Forms: cuinnid, cuinge, cuingidh

n i, m. (cuing) also cuinnid, later cuinge. cuingidh m., IGT Decl. § 52 . champion, warrior, hero (orig. in phrases, see below): a ch.¤, a Conchobair, RC xxiv 282 § 25 . lasin cingid .i. lasin cuindid, Fél.² cxl § 13 (3) . cóiciur cuinged, Gorm. May 23 . in cuiṅgid comlonnach crúaidh, Fianaig. 78.10 . ar toirnem chuingida choimfedma, TTebe 1098 . Crīst ar cuinnid, ZCP iii 18.27 . cuingidhi na Roma, CCath. 5775 . ar fiannaibh Fail ba cuingidh, BB 47b22 . for cuingidh na sluagh (of Apostle Philip), Ériu iii 194 § 7 . an marusccal ┐ cuingedha an tsloigh `officers', AFM vi 2060.24 . Of bird: an tén ba cuingidh dibh, BNnÉ 298 § 42 .

With attrib. gen. : ar chuṅgidib calma catha, LL 32172 ( TTr. 1361 ). cúinge catha `prop of battle', Ó Bruad. i 146.12 . a chend catha. ┐ a chungid coṅgbála, LL 32782 ( TTr. 1994 ). in c.¤ comlainn, CCath. 2969 . lainfear gradha ┐ c.¤ comairle, 6049 . co cunnid corgais .i. coilech circe sustainer of Lent, MacCongl. 99.22 .

As n. pr. C[u ?]ingid a Cruaich Oigli, Dinds. 78 .

dírmach

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adj o,ā (dírma) of the troops, having many troops: álaind cóiciur d.¤ (sic leg.) dron, Ériu iv 100.5 . ingen dóib in dían d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. ii 66 . maic Doirche dírmaig, iii 4.26 . fir ríglaich, co combáid cind | dirmaig forráin for Hérind, 18 . Mac in duinn dirmaig na rend, Fen. 150 . d.¤ .i. díréimnightheach .i. siubhal mór, O'Cl. (cf. dírimm (a)). See also dírmannach.

1 dron

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adj o,ā Primary meaning solid, firm, substantial , hence fig. downright, thorough, emphatic, vigorous: d.¤ .i. daingen, LL 311b18 . d.¤ .i. direch no daingen, O'Dav. 733 . d.¤ .i. daingean, O'Cl. .i. drocht(e) nó díreach, Lec. Gl. 233 .

Of things: nosirfed in domon nd.¤ , LU 3566 ( SCC § 29 ). 'mon dorus nd.¤ , SR 4233 . triasin drummslait druin, 4277 . drochte dronai, 476 . múr d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 256 . dún d.¤ , 226 . in derc d.¤ `the deep hole', 344 . coire d.¤ , SG 371.20 . lán secht ndabhach nd.¤ , MR 128.23 . dron-aicde, ACL iii 220.25 . dron-fhert, Metr. Dinds. iii 6 . dronmind dergóir (of bells), SR 4506 . ór d.¤ solid (?) gold, 4309 . dual dergóir druin, Fianaig. 14 § 36 . sciath d.¤ , 259.23 . arm dric d.¤ , LL 146b22 ( PRIA xix 542 ). dracon . . . d.¤ a chrí, Metr. Dinds. ii 82.34 . each dron-chara strong-haunched , TBC-I¹ 3390 . cia no[m]beth cét tengad d.¤ fri sirlabra, SR 825 . sére d.¤ strong meat (of flesh dressed as venison), 2857 . doinenn d.¤ , Acall. 675 v.l. diliu d.¤ , Rawl. 76a24 .

Transf. and fig.: ní sulbir in briathar .i. ní d.¤ gl. sermo contemptibilis, Wb. 17b4 . atberim frit aithesc nd.¤ , SR 1873 (cf. 825 quoted above). dliged ndoraid co ndronchéill `a difficult dictum with hard meaning' ( pithy?), Thes. ii 293.21 (SP ii). ar dēin co ndroncōiri a `dian'-poem with sound construction, Laws v 58.27 , cf. O'Dav. 849 . naoi mbliadhna atfes, arimh d.¤ a sound computation (?), AFM 923 (poem). tria drungo drona dagdrēcht, ZCP xii 246 § 18 . Germáin oc Tuathaib De d.¤ (epithet of the language or possibly adv.), SG 348.9 . dronchetal, ACC § 115 (`steadfast song', RC xx 282 ; resonant, forcible?). co mbad druine cech cetal in cetal sa, ib., Comm. deilm as druiniu (druine, MS.), ZCP viii 561 § 2 . co Drobáis dron-garm, LL 8b42 . drongáir na lúirech din , TBC-LL¹ 5075 ; Fianaig. 90.16 ; SG 322.12 ( ¤ghaire). Clann Colmāin do triall dronbāig in gech dāil stout fighting (?), BB 45a8 . dímus d.¤ , BColm. 78 . dronfhuirech `strong durance', Metr. Dinds. ii 26.18 . dí bliadain ceithri deich d.¤ (a mere expletive?), Arch. Hib. ii 86 § 49 . do chungid digi drune ( invigorating?), LL 34a52 ( Ériu iv 102 § 42 ).

Of persons: Dia d.¤ , SR 4049 , cf. 2409 , 7825 . in Dagda d.¤ , Ériu vii 220.29 , cf. 226.18 . Dáire dímer d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 134 . a dalta d.¤ , LL 152b13 . cóiciur dírmach (sic leg.) d.¤ , Ériu iv 100 § 31 . cona chléir ind ḟírdhruin, Fél. Dec. 3 . for dirmaib dronaib, LL 273b11 . saer d.¤ durrtaigi (drond.¤?), Laws v 102.24 , cf. O'Dav. 733 . drongemm (of a pers.), Gorm. July 7 .

Used adverbially: file nach d.¤ dechraighfas sochur, dochur . . . who will not firmly (?) distinguish, ZCP iv 237 . d.¤ forfuirmedh `have been put firmly', Fianaig. 14 § 35 . dia mben crann co docht d.¤ frisin cnocc, SR 2003 . doní co d.¤ a drúidecht, Metr. Dinds. iii 44 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns, see exx. above.

(b) With adjj.: ¤adbul, Metr. Dinds. iii 338 . ¤ard, ii 44.32 . ¤bude, FB § 45 . ¤mas, SR 6890 . ¤oll, 343 .

(c) With adjj. derived from nouns: ¤altach with massive cliffs (?): i cind d. Deilgthen, LL 133a12 . ¤cherddach of sound craftsmanship, RC xxvi 20 § 46 . IT iii 31.17 . ? ¤chobach: pl. -chobcha (of horses), LL 189a10 . ¤chóchech strong-haunched (of a horse), FB § 50 . ¤argda of solid silver, § 45 . ¤órdae, § 50 , cf. TBC-I¹ 2331 .

1 luchair

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n i bright, resplendent . Of places: Life l.¤ , Metr. Dinds. ii 60.1 . in tír l.¤ lantorthech, LL 17467 = Rawl. 76a37 . Lusmhagh cosin lí l.¤ `bright splendour', Metr. Dinds. iv 182.18 . muine lucair ar a lar, IT iii 89 § 113.

Of persons: ingen . . . co ndeilb l.¤ `radiant of form', Metr. Dinds. iii 174.102 . ben l.¤ (sic leg.) na lánchennsa, 290.54 . duine l.¤ laech colli, IT iii 105 § 209 . l.¤ cuiciur dirmach dron, LL 4560 = álaind cóiciur dírman dron, Ériu iv 100 § 31. for ṡluag l.¤ Liath-Dhroma, Leb. Cert. 144.x . Bodhmann luchoir láingheal, Duan. F. ii 144 § 13 . mna luchaire lándealbhdha, ITS v 72.1 . gach liaigh l.¤ laimderg, BCC 354.7 .

In other applications: l.¤ líneach leandanach, IT iii 70 § 24. dorigned lepaid l.¤ leighis do Ch. (`rich', SG ii 252 ), Acall. 7147 . crundsciath l.¤ lasamain fair `glittering', TTebe 1455 . do thraigthe luchra lethna (of St. Brendan's feet), Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1912 xxv 439 § 5 . In phr. with copula: co créidhi . . . / bhudh l.¤ lé mo thurus may she be pleased with my journey, Acall. 819 . ba l.¤ lem `splendid I deemed him' (cheville), Geneal. Tracts 1611.

Compar.: fer bec brádub da leith chlí; luchru són cu mór, MU² 540. Used as superl.: ingen lāich as luchru a Laignib of the most brilliant warrior of L., Bruchst. i 18 § 35 ( lucra, IT iii 88 § 107 ).

2 nád

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conj. introducing subord. neg. clause that . . . not ; used occas. instead of 3 ná in O.Ir. and earlier Mid.Ir. ( Thurn. Hdb. § 853 ).

(a) after such words as a n-, in tain when, huare because, amal, etc. ; the interrog. particles in, cid why ? ; ní (neg.), and ar(a) introducing final clauses:

a-nnad fulngat when they do not bear (gl. non ferentia), Ml. 122a8 . in tan nád n-acastar when he is not seen, Wb. 25b28 . in tan nad bi Adam hi fos, SR 1193 (= nad mbí?). huare nad ndigni A. a chomairli because A. did not follow his counsel, Ml. 23b10 . huare nad tarat digail, 91a21 . amal nád n-airigther, 30a3 . amal nád ṅdéni neutur, Sg. 63a17 . innád cualaid-si ? have ye not heard ? Wb. 5a21 . ní nád ṁbed di chorp not that it is not of the body, 12a22 . arnad ris iffernn that I may not go to hell, Hy. vi 20 (arna v.l.). arnad bet ar maigib rédib, TBC-LL¹ 553. With cop. : amal nát anse dúib as is not hard for you, Wb. 17c11 . cid natat sláin ind huli ? why are not all saved ? 28b1 . cid dait-siu nád bod [= bad] latt curadmir Emna Macha ?, LU 8140 ( FB 10 ; the use of nád before a b-form of cop. is exceptional).

Cf. further : is airi nad gaibtir leu, Hib. Min. 7.234 . olsodain nad maith fri Cirine, ib. 235 . ní fail ní nád tái mo dligeth-sa fair there is nothing on which my law does not touch, Sg. 26b7 . Taking the place of a preceding neg. conj. : meni digset ammach ┐ nad anat i fos (= if they neither go nor stay), TBC-LL¹ 429.

(b) introducing noun-sentences explanatory of some preceding word or obj. of a vb. of saying, perceiving, etc. :

(haec verba) .i. nad n-ersoilcfitis na doirsea, Ml. 46a19 , cf. 38d4 . isindí nad creitid in that ye believe not, Wb. 1d14 . ar indí nad biat etir inasmuch as they do not exist, Sg. 39a25 . as riagoldu leosom nad ṁbíet cid int ṡuperlati, 40b14 . asbeir . . . nad mbí ciall la nech, Ml. 50d1 . asberat-som nad ndignet inna degnimu, 56b15 .

(c) exceptionally in consecutive clause (= co ná) : ra díscaíl F. in trichait cét . . . nad boí coiciur díb i n-oenbaile so that not five of them were together, TBC-LL¹ 450 = cona boi, St. See also 3 nád.

2 ochtrach

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n (leg. term) a long period of prescription ; defined as the duration of ten lives: is ann is rudrad o rosaigh co coiciur. O rosaigh co dechnemur is ann is robith ┐ is and is ochtrach, H 3.18 p. 9b ( O'Curry 21 = ZCP xii 363.21 ); some words fallen out after ┐? Defined as 900 years: Duruth cet bliadain. Ruthrod tri coeccait. . . . Robith ccl. . . . Ochtrach dcccc., ib. 9b ( O'Curry 21 ).

robith

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n (compd. of ro-?) legal term, a period of usucaption, apparently covering the lifetime (or possession) of ten owners: comdetiu saeghul tri fir. Is ann as rudrad o rosaigh co coiciur. O rosaigh co deichnemur, is ann is robith, ZCP xii 363.21 . dúruth cetbliadain ruthrod [= rudrod] no cóeccait bith .cc. robith .ccl., ib. 27 . See 1 rudrad.

1 rudrad

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Forms: rudra, rudartha, rudrada, rudart[h]a

n (? 2 ro + dúrad) u, m. occas. rudra. g s. rudartha. n p. rudrada; rudart[h]a, Laws v 314.8 . excessive delay ; lapse of legal right; prescriptive right, usucaption: rudrud .i. ro-dūradh, Corm. Y 1089 . rudrad [ruradh v.l.] .i. ro-dura[d] .i. beith co foda for ferann comaidhtech, O'Dav. 1355 . rudrad .i. ro-duradh .i. anadh fota for tír nach aile, H 3.18 p. 73 ( O'Curry 119 ). inann rudradh re rādh ┐ ro-tairisisium, H 3.18 p. 286 ( O'Curry 575 ). dechmad fri rudrad a ten-day period of grace on account of an excessive delay Celtica x 44 . senchathraig . . . imma roerad rudrad `old cities . . . wherein ownership has been acquired by long use', Fél. Prol. 206 . cen rudra im raind | d'óenaigib urgna `without long possession of a share in famous fairs', Metr. Dinds. iii 14 . Freq. in law-texts, in which different kinds of r.¤ are distinguished: ataat rudrad[a] māir ┐ bic. . . . Atte na rudrada mairi no miditar iar saeglaib na comorba iar n-áesaib techtaib .i. lxx no lxxx anni. . . . Is ann as rudrad o rosaigh co coiciur. . . . Ite na rudredui becci toimditar fri bliada[i]n ┐ mís ┐ laithe, ZCP xii 363.15 , 20 , 22 ( H 3.18 p. 9b ); i.e. `rudrada móra' are estimated by the normal length of a life-time, a rudrad extending to five lives, whereas `rudrada beca' are measured by year, month and day. ruthrod, ib. 27 . rudrad la coic saegail .i. . . . re rē cuicir, H 3.18 p. 229a ( O'Curry 417 ). atait secht rudart[h]a la Feine . . . rudrad ar aen-la, araile is r.¤ ar caegad bliadan, araile ni fil comus for a fot na for a ngairde, Laws v 314.8 (the follg. passage deals with the conditions under which the seven `rudrada' are determined). quorum si unus abesset non usucapio prodest .i. cidh bé do na cúic gneithibh testebhus uadha ní ba rudra do réir dlighidh tuaithe no eclaisi, H 3.17 c. 465 ( O'D. 625 ), i.e. usucapio does not hold either in civil or eccles. law if anything be lacking of the five life-times. aimsir rudartha gin fogurrudh, ib.

2 úar, úair

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: úair, úai, uá, húair, húair, hór, huare, uái, úara, húa, huaraib, uaire, uairib, uaire, óenúaire, óenúaire, úaire, úair, uair, uair, uair, uair, huaraib, indorsa, úair, ath-úair, húair, úair, húair, chētōir, uair, óenúair, n-óenúair, húair, óenúair, noenuair, oenuair, d[i]úair, uairib, d[i]uairib, uairib, úaraib, úar, úair, óir, úaire, óre, hóre, húa(i)re, huair

n (earlier ór) ā, f. (<Lat. hora) úair ab hora , Corm. Y 1281 . úai, IGT, Decl. § 14 . O.Ir. forms: n s. uá, Sg. 45b1 . n du. di húair , BCr. 31b2 . a du. di húair deac, 33b9 . g s. hór, Wb. 16b5 . huare, BCr. 25c1 . d s. uái, Wb. 16b5 . 25b16 . Ml. 82d9 . a p. úara, SR 226 , 7243 . g p. húa, Ml. 111a7 . d p. huaraib, Sg. 215a4 . Mid. Ir. n p. uaire, ITS xiv 76.11 ; 140y . d p. uairib, ITS xiv 138.8 ; 17 .

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(a) an hour, the twenty-fourth part of day: cid do úair .i. cuit hóre `though it be for a season, that is, merely an hour' (gl. etsi ad horam), Wb. 16b5 . isna cumscaigthiu .i. húar du fodail són (gl. horarum momenta), Ml. 111a7 . teora cethramdin huare aequinocht indid mailliu a tuile ar cach óenlaithiu `three-quarters of an equinoctial hour,' BCr. 25c1 . arit di húair in signo, 31b2 . ni roig di húair deac, 33b9 . tricha lathi ... la dech n-úara ┐ lethuar, SR 226 . fri re n-uare, 2079 . boi occu fri re n-uari he, PH 808 . ro fhill G. gluine iarum fri re n-uaire, 1256 . fāsaidh an lā co sē hūairib dēg, ITS xiv 140.7 . is é is uair ann .i. cuid do na ceithre codchaibh fichead bhíos san lá nádúrtha, Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . is é an lá nádúrtha spás ceithre n-uaire fichead thosuigheas ó éirghe don ghréin go h-éirghe dhí an ath-uair, 12 § 8 . fóiridh an clár so chum feasa na huaire i n-éirgheann an ghrian ┐ i luigheann sí, 20y . ranntar an aimsir ... i n-uairibh, 6.2 . an uair do chlog `the hour of the clock,' 38.2 . an uair do ló, 42 § 3 . an uair do oidhche, 38 § 2 . cá hu.¤ do ló no dh'oidhchi díscaeilter in doman, RC xxiv 382 § 21 . fios na n-uaire, Corp. Astron. 44 , 23 . go maireann ... mí i n-aghaidh na huaire `lasts a month for every hour' 158.4 . i gcás nach dtiocfadh chum uaire iomlán, 148.20 . Attrib. gen.: clog uaire `a time-piece,' Corp. Astron. 42 § 3 .

A canonical hour : nachar léices trátha ná huaire riam ann a chéile ón ló ro gabas grada form `never have I suffered the canonical hours to run (unobserved) the one into the other' SG 41.12 .

With qual. adj.: ú.¤ chanónta a canonical hour : ag so an modh adeir an Eaglais na huaire canónta, Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . ú.¤ riachtanasach a necessary occasion 184 § 7 . ú.¤ ṡaothramail an hour of the working day (cf. Mid. Ir. lá saerda): do-ghní Eoin san 11 c. iomrádh ar na huairibh saotharamhla so, nuair adubhairt `erat quasi hora sexta' (Jo. xix 14 ), Corp. Astron. 14 § 9 . ú.¤ thoileamhail an optional occasion 184 § 7 . ú.¤ chorradh an hour over 148 § 14 .

(b) a time or occasion; point of time: robbí uár recar less dígbail ind ḟolaid `there may be a time when it is necessary to diminish the substance,' Sg. 45b1 . cid do úair `though it be for a season,' Wb. 16b5 . fó hūair congaib Macc caille | caille ōs chinn sanctBrigte, `in a lucky hour', Thes. ii 329.2 . fós húar mad mé foglésed, Ériu ii 63 § 1 . ro-chomfhoicsigestar in uair, PH 3070 . do dhruid a núair rinn, Matt xxvi 45 . cuimnig in uair na raibe árach agut fén ort, PH 7391 . do-chonnarc uair, nár bh'uathadh dhíbh-se, Keat. Poems 1475 . olc sén uare `evil was the luck of the hour,' PRIA xxx C ix 267 ( LL 275b16 ); see 1 sén. biaidh uair ... | 's budh onáir libh uaigh d'fhagháil `the time will come when,' Dán Dé vii 31 . ro boí úar damsa di sudiu my time for that is over , BDD 162 . mōr n-uair often Rosa Angl. 26.13 . gach linmairecht d'uairip aderthor aiffrenn as often as Fl. Earls 210.19 . With 1 gar (q.v.): bid gar úar ani sin that will not last long LU 3344 ( SCC 13 ). bid gar uar dosom ón `short will his time be' BDD 144 .

A point of time, occasion, in various phrases, the fit, proper time (for doing something): bídh u.¤ ag an impidhe, `there is always some best moment for a request' PBocht 14.38 . dénam áenta ... do ba ú.¤ máelta dar múid, IGT, Decl. ex. 679 . uch, do bud u.¤ a denma | gen cor smuain guth Gaillberla, Irish Texts ii 14.27 . ní hú.¤ dénmha dethbire | do sdúaigh É. in t-athbhuile, IGT, Decl. ex. 3 . ní hú.¤ mheisnighe, ex. 571 . nach ú.¤ aithrighthi aignidh, ex. 898 . Cf. mé ag anmhain ré huair, PBocht 5.49 . With do of pers.: do bhréagnaghadh ní hu.¤ d'ḟior, Ir. Monthly 1919, 284.8 ( DDána p. 229 ).

With defining gen. of occurrence, etc.: ra síacht Fer D. u.¤ baeguil ... far CoinC., TBC-LL¹ 3829 . co hu.¤ m'éca, PH 3821 . ú.¤ éitsechta indí nóebP., Trip.² 3081 . ro foillsiccedh do B. u.¤ eitsechta an crossain, BNnÉ 53 § 50 . in hú.¤ [ḟ]escuir, Trip.² 1420 . co hú.¤ fessa `till the hour for sleep,' Metr. Dinds. iv 2.3 . gi bé adearair u.¤ óla, TD 10.17 .

óenúaire is used in the sense of

adj (a) passing, momentary, transitory : aisling énuaire a passing dream , Mac Aingil 230 . Esp. in: fer, duine (pl. lucht) óenúaire a passing guest, sojourner, accidental visitor : súil ré fear éanuaire d'ḟaigsin | sreabh féaruaine taisgidh tú `a passing guest' TD 29.25 . taisgthear ... mar ní iongnadh | re haghaidh ḟir éanuaire 16.25 . cia san ghurt ... | nách lucht aonuaire d'Éirinn `visitors' 17.18 . do chuir daoine chugam féin go minic pecadh do cheiliodar ara sagartuibh porráisti, do bhrígh go rabhas um dhuine enuaire, ┐ nách roibhi súil aca mh'faicsin go bráth arís, Mac Aingil 246 . ní buidheach fear aonuaire | a nGort Innse G. riamh, Tribes of Irel. 40.7 .

adv (b) at once, sudden : oenmac mná ... | ba marb do bidc oenúaire ( 4 Reg. iv 20 ) SR 7170 . an tan tainig saighead ghealáin do nimh chuige go bhfuair bás obann, aonuaire dhe, Hy Fiach. 20.15 . atreset ... a bás la brafad n-oenúaire, LU 2519 . tinaid ┐ erchranaid fri prapud n-oenuaire (ad instar puncti) PH 6062 .

ed úaire

n (a) an hour's duration : feadh éanuaire an lásoin linn `as one hour in length did that day seem to us' TD 11.23

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adv (b) more loosely, for a time, transitorily : in cu tic chucum fri head nuaire `on a passing visit' SG 57.2 . ní mhair maoin acht eadh uaire; | buaine a sheal daoibh ar ndáinne, L. Cl. A. B. 215.15.

Somet. úair is used to intensify a neg.: óclach d'E. ... cen ú.¤ n-omain, Metr. Dinds. iv 108.18 . trí maic ... Echach cen ú.¤ formait, 108.15 . ni thánic ú.¤ n-ómain no ecla dó riam, LL 20a24 . níor ghnáth leatsa ... imneadh aonuaire ar th'aigneadh, Ir. Monthly 1920, 541.19 ( DDána p. 208 ).

With various prepp.: is indí rombú foraithmitech side a taircitil beus cosin nuair rondchomallastar `till the time that He had fulfilled it,' Ml. 122d7 . cosin n-uair atbath Iosiaph, SR 3692 . cosin n-úair no ḟoad la C., IT i 71.10 . huand uair nundabertatar filistíndi (MS filistindai), ɔtanaic á frithissi, Ml. 82d9 . huand uair thall Noe a cheill de, SR 2557 . ond uair atbath Noe nar, 2681 . ond uáir thanic a amser, 4972 . ónd úair iarom oslaices hÉli in lebor, FA 33 . ond úair ro scáich dóib fíadach in t-slébe, IT i 74.1 . o'n uair tanic P. ... is-in cathraig, PH 1962 . o'nd uair ro-bam nóide, ar Iob, bam trócar ... fri bochtaib, 6105 . ón uair do gabus arm ar thús am láim, Comp. CC 95.23 . ón uair fár hiarradh thusa, TD 33.18 cf. 3.48 .

II Adverbial uses,

(a) without prep.; úair once, sometime in the past, formerly : ro bá u.¤ co haillemail `once I was joyful,' RC vi 186.8 (of poem). sometime, at sometime (fut.) : Oilech uasal fordergfa | u.¤ for Emain echtraife, LL 386b36 . occasionally, at times: ┐ ú.¤ ann aibidhit na ranna neimhe sin tortha, RC xxiv 379.1 .

uair ... uair now ... now; at one time ... at another time; sometimes, cf. Lat. modo ... modo: tobur Iacóp athriges dath ... u.¤ derg, u.¤ glas, u.¤ búaiderta ┐ u.¤ ele tiugh, Maund. 103 . da beidis na plaineid u.¤ budh luaithi u.¤ budh maille iat na ceili ┐ u.¤ ele na comnaighi, IT xiv 8.3 . da beidis tortha ... u.¤ and ar techt ┐ u.¤ ele gan enraed da techt dibh, 8.7 .

uair éicin sometime, once on a time (see éicin): ní mór dhíobh ... nách oide ... nó comhalta u.¤ éigin `sometime,' TD 2.20 . bheith fá chádhas ... mar do bhádhas u.¤ éigin, L. Cl. A. B., 69.108 . a fhios do thabhairt dó nach do réir oghuim do shíor chuirthear comhardadh, gé chuirthear ú.¤ éigin é, IGT, Introd. § 3 .

uair aile on another occasion, once : grian m'inntleachta ú.¤ oile `once' (metaph. of a friend), Studies 1918, 452 . Dia u.¤ oile | do chuaidh ó Mhoire ar mearughadh, PBocht 6.25 . mairg duit nar ḟéach u.¤ eile | ... sul gcuirtheá i gcás do chuntas, A. Ó Dálaigh xl 5 . fíor gur threabhsad u.¤ oile | ... na críocha soin, Content. xviii 60 . Cf. TD. 2.22 .

uair a time, any time, occasion; used after neg. with an intensive force : ní rabhadar riamh roimhe ... u.¤ budh neartmhoire iná anois, TD 26.28 . táinic L. roime do gabáil na hechraide ┐ nochan dechaidhsin riam u.¤ ba leisci leis dul dá ngabáil ná sin, Comp. CC 92.5 .

d p. huaraib=horis, interdum, sometimes : ní biat remsuidigthi friu huaraib, `sometimes there are no prepositions with them,' Sg. 215a5 . biit remsuidigthi huaraib cen briathra leo, ib. 6 . gnáth huaraib ar gressaib gal | glenaid luch inna línsam, Thes. ii 293.20 (Thurneysen reads this as a compd.: gnáth-uaraib, ZCP xi 308 ).

With cach, cech: cach uair is smacht whenever it is a case of `smacht' O'D. 1614 ( H 5.15, 13 ). gach úair da dtéighinn 'na theach, every time, whenever , L. Cl. A. B. 187.9 . gach u.¤ ro smuainedh si for na dubhailcibh, Études Celt. i 85.18 . gach u.¤ mhothócham guasacht, Ó Héodhusa 81y . gach u.¤ is féidir, Corp. Astron. 192 § 10 . gach u.¤ eile `at all other times,' TD 1.27 .

Cf. guidem frisin morchoimdid | in cech huair ar comráda ar soerad, SR 8310 . in cech huair formbia far ndail, 3511 .

In g s.: co mbered molt cech uare uadi do chairchaib mná D. `every time,' Thes. ii 336.43 . is sain dath ┐ écosc cacha húari tadbat fair, BDD 99 . is suairc immar glecait-siumh | tuile is aithbe co n-uaire, | imaseach do eccmaitt-siumh | sis is inís cech n-uaire, Anecd. ii 23 § 3 (of poem 3) . go dtí dhíot ar n-aithnighe | gach n-uaire d'éis ar dtuitme, Studies 1931, 437.14 . nó aní an ferg do-gríos a grúaidhe | no in derg bhíos gach n-úaire é ?, KMMisc. 172 § 21 .

Cf. armád cacha huaire dib bad marb ina maighin, Thr. Ir. Gl. 43 s.v. tamhlachta= cach ar ūair, Corm. Y 1233 . cach ar núair, LL 179b14 .

In phr. cach re, gach re (O.Ir. cech la) nuair alternately : gach ré núair, re sealuidheacht `by courses,' Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 363 ). cach rá n-úair trágid in pían díb, in n-úair aile tic thairsiu, LU 2166 ( FA 24 ). gach re n-úair ar clíathaibh cáoirt[h]inn | tíachair do bhúain t'aínp[h]ill orm, IGT, Decl. ex. 407 .

With art. and demons. so, etc., sin equival. to adv. of time: indorsa ` now ,' Wb. 12c35 , 14d28 . cia an uairsi éisdeas re ar gcor? | léirsgrios na huaisle an t-adhbhor, L. Cl. A. B. 121.31 . gearr uaimsi ar saoghal mur soin; | baoghal an uairsi ar n-anmoin, 134.36 . malairt tar an uairsin ann | ag uaislibh raghuirt F., 170.131 . an uairsin is é tarla | fan gcuing ríogh gan ḟreasabhra, TD 8.3 .

in úair chóir in due time: smuain ar aithmhéala an u.¤ chóir, A. Ó Dálaigh xlii 6 .

in ath-úair again : tar éis teachta dí an ath-uair (sc. the moon), Corp. Astron. 10 § 6 . 'gá chrochadh innte an athuair, `thereafter,' Dán Dé xx 22 .

cía (cá) húair when ? (adv. interrog.): gá hu.¤ ṡaoile do ṡaoradh ?, TD 1. 28 . mar nach feas do stiúrthóir na luinge ... cá hu.¤ nó cá tráth theilgthear ... ar tráigh í, TSh. 734 . uch ! mo nuar ! cá hu.¤ do-chífead | 'san riocht chéadna an glé-bhrugh ... ?, Keat. Poems 1561 . má fhiafraighionn tú ca hu.¤ do gheibhdis an caileach ..., Rule of Tallaght § 5 .

gibé úair whenever : gibé ú.¤ aigeórthur air, L. Cl. A. B. 159.173 . gidh bé uáir fhásaid síad te, tiaghuid as, Job vi 17 .

once, twice , etc.: fa gnath aca cet[h]ar-leabhar an tshoisgeil do leughadh ... uair san mbliadhain, Rule of Tallaght 89b . u.¤ nó dhó, TD 40.23 . u.¤ nó dhó sa sechtmain once or twice a week , O'Gr. Cat. 271 x . fuasgluim é dhá u.¤ nó 'trí, TD 22.11 . an duine ba ghile ... trí huaire `the fairest thrice over,' O'Rah. iv 27 . deich núaire, Gen. xxxi 7 . morán duairibh ... tri huaire, ITS xvi 24 § 18 =tribus uicibus. naoi n-uaire, CF 376 Eg.

With the ordinals: nó an tú do mheall meise féin | an chéaduair, a chruth soiléir `before' TD 40.18 . connradh na gColla an chéaduair `the ancient contract of the Collas,' 24.41 . a cheud uair, ni briathra De iad ... in the first place , Luc. Fid. 350.11 (see also under (b) below). an dara (O.Ir. indala) huair again , Ir. Monthly 1921, 373 § 9 . Cf. Dán Dé xx 40 . do imthigh sé an dara húair, Matthew xxvi 42 . In the phr. in dara (O.Ir. indala) huair ... ind uair aile at one time ... at another : Ri dosrat ... | in dara hu.¤ ¤, blaith iar mblai, | ind u.¤ aile ainbthechae, SR 95 - 6 (sc. the winds). Rí rorádi co dána | fri Moíse taidbsiu a lama, | i[n] dara hu.¤ ¤ dí ba clam, | ind u.¤ aile ba gléglan, 3819 - 20 . an treas u.¤ `a third time,' TD 40.23 .

a (h)úair literally suā horā, vicissim=in turn : cech fochaid a hú.¤ `each tribulation in turn,' Ml. 39c31 . conna facaib cech rainn á hu.¤ cen mes, 114b16 . for cech lín a hú.¤ , 115a14 . cáich a uuair `every man's in turn,' Thes. ii 235.16 . is caich a hu.¤ an aros so, ZCP viii 312.3 . ō'trīmed cach cōicer a ū.¤ , Corm. Y 1084 . intan adrímed F. hua B. cech coiciur a hu.¤ de sluag L. maic N., Corm. Bodl. p. 38 (rincne). di cech lín ronalt a hú.¤ , Hail Brigit § 15 . a Brigit 'sa tír atchīu, | is cách a ú.¤ immudrá (MS immudrí) `on which each one in turn has moved about,' § 25 . ní ar amlessaib in tslúaig | tíagu cech fordul a hú.¤ , LU 4721 . namberad iarum cách a hu.¤ dena maccleirchib dochum a tige leo, Ériu ii 222.24 . Cf. ar (h)u.¤ , ar n-u.¤ below.

For úa[i]re, óre when, since, because see under III below.

(b) with prep. : ar ú.¤ , (i)ar n-ú.¤ in turn: rodastroeth cech n-olc ar huair, SR 6553 . in rath deis cach rīg ar huair, Rawl. 122b53 (= dar éis chaich iar nu.¤ , LL 314b29 , Bruchst. § 132 ). iar cach n-áraim díb ar uair, SR 6825 . cāch ar ūair dīb, Corm. Y 1233 . im brāigid cach fir ar u.¤ dib, Ériu i 120 § 13 . as cech thír ar u.¤ , viii 70.94 . nombered iarum cách ar uair dina maccleirchib dochum a tigid leo, Mon. Tall. 155.6 . do bretha cách ar úair chuci, LU 10451 . is bith cáich ar úair immáredi siu, 9305 . is bith caich ar uair an bith so `this world is the world of everyone in turn,' AFM v 1804.2 . Cf. étarbae n-inderb n-indless etir cach ar uair, ar cach die in bithsa, ZCP xi 85 § 37 . no leicedh cech mell ar uair dibh uada, RC v 204 § 27 . luidhis ... gach leath ar u.¤ , Anecd. i 55 § 42 . dath fola cach ḟir ar úair, Metr. Dinds. iii 328.51 . a cend fo choim caich ar u.¤ , LL 273a20 . ac airim cach coicir ar n-ūair, Corm. Y 1084 . millfider ar n-aonta ar n-ūair, ZCP vii 302 § 3 . slemoin fri garǔ caich ar n-úair, 268 § 2 . iul ar Albain do fuairsem | ar nuair a hardaib Eirenn, O'Gr. Cat. 370.16 . do-chuaidh uile d'éug ar n-úair, KMMisc. 362 § 4 . Cf. 274 § 67 . ar nuair, LB 128a31 . 131b36 . ZCP x 415.17 . IGT, Decl. ex. 124 . TD 13.26 . Ir. Monthly 1928, 264.11 . Content. xxviii § 16 , § 19 , 47 . Dán Dé vii 2 .

iar n-ú.¤ later on : níor smuain réalta ṡluaigh ṡligigh | budh déanta iar n-uair d'ḟaoisidin `afterwards', TD 17.60 . bíaidh íar n-uair, ... | rí dhíbh féine ar chloinn na gColla `in due course,' SGS iv 142.19 . go smuainim iar n-uair Muire ar tonnaibh an taobhochta, Studies 1932, 433.5 . Cf. O'Gr. Cat. 370 , cited above.

ar u.¤ at a (the) time (hour) of: Art mac Aodha ar uair áigh | ba leis críoch Uladh d'urláimh, L. Cl. A. B. 37.11 . is ar uair mishein ro tusmedh thú `in an unblessed hour,' Études Celt. i 79.28 . air uair a bháis, Donlevy 38 . dá neamh-chaomhna ar uair éigin, Ir. Monthly 1921, 329.26 ( DDána p. 304 ). Cf. i n-uair, below.

Co húair : loc damsa ón ... co hu.¤ chéin, ZCP viii 312.1 .

In fo chētōir `sub primā horā,' statim: fo chetóir ` at once ,' Ml. 76a11 ; 93c10 ; 106c12 . fochetoir, 31d10 ; 32a10 ; 32d6 ; 42c24 ; 53a8 ; 96c10 ; 97d17 . fuchetoir, 90d12 ; 107c8 . focetoir, 24b17 . a fhaisitiu amal doragbaither focetoir, Rule of Tallaght § 16 . ni fochetóir (MS nipo hetóir), Wb. 4c35 . Cf. i gcéadóir: Saorghus mhac Béic ... | ríoghthar le cách i gcéadóir, ` forthwith ' TD 32.40 . beir mo bheannacht agceudóir (: Móir) | go ceann toighe na T., L. Cl. A. B. 124.2 . díobh i gcéadóir cion na drúise, Dán Dé xxxi 34 .

i n-uair at a time, on an occasion : i n-u.¤ annuimh, Studies 1928, 451.13 . is fearr ... í iná i n-u.¤ eile `than at any other time,' Corp. Astron. 52 § 9 . in gach u.¤ bhus aonach `at all times when men assemble,' Ir. Monthly 1921, 289.11 ( DDána p. 326 ). With gen. often equivalent to a temporal clause at the time of, when : gabh a lé i n-u.¤ airce, L. Cl. A. B., 281.59 . mar réaltana i n-u.¤ oighridh `in time of frost,' TD 20.58 . i n-u.¤ altroim fhíoroinigh, L. Cl. A. B. 27z . i n-u.¤ a gcabhra i gcliathaibh, `when they are rallied in ranks of battle,' TD 10.6 . a n-ú.¤ dheaghla dhi `when she separates,' Studies 1918, 453.13 . i n-u.¤ éidtréine d'iomchar `in his hour of wretchedness,' TD 32.81 . mo dhíon i n-u.¤ mh'éigeantais, 15.40 . i n-u.¤ an fheicheamhnuis, L. Cl. A. B. 162.12 . i n-ú.¤ fhedhma, 261.95 . Ir. Monthly 1921, 329.23 ( DDána p. 304 ). i n-u.¤ leathranna an leinibh, TD 2.44 . i n-u.¤ obtha dh'ealadhuin, 31.10 . a n-ú.¤ ḟulachtaidh bfear bhFáil, IGT, Decl. ex. 1580 .

With def. article: san uair shólásda, L. Cl. A. B. 164.54 . a n-dorarṅgered o chéin | ... | ... | isindúairsi doroacht, at this time, now , SR 6364 .

isind óenúair , i n-óenúair at the same time, immediately : atcomlasom híc lasnahí dofuircifea bráth i mbethu et bebté et asséirset isind óinúair `in the same hour,' Wb. 25b16 . dorigni dé min is lúaith, | rochlaemchlai gne 'sind oenúair, SR 5412 . rodashicc isind oenhuair, 7636 . ro-híctha uli i n-oenuair ind-sin, PH 1594 . is e tra ro-hidpair míle edpairt do'n choimdid in-oen uair for altóir Dé, 3957 . ní gheibthea ór a rann uaid | acht an anam i naonuair `upon the very instant,' O'Gr. Cat. 578.31 . nocha i n-énuair amlaid sain | do chuir Dia i ndiaid in phecaid | imad cráidh ..., 467.13 . tabhruidh ní dhamhsa ar mo dhúain | a rí ┐ almsa a n-énúair, IGT, Decl. ex. 117 , Studies 1924, 570 . na trí tonna san taoibh thúaidh | guilid fa Art i n-eunúair, L. Cl. A. B. 263.154 . With cech: in met fordiṅgtis int sluaig | forbartais in cach oenhuair, SR 3680 .

frí húair at the hour (time) of: Ri dorat na deich plaga | forthu fri hu.¤ combaga, SR 3942 . fri hu.¤ mbáge, 5115 . cia leith focheird a chainchuaird, | tan nadbi fri huáir i fos | frithalmi in tsluaig i Pardos ?, 1199 . sacrafic do tabirt dond aos bís i llobrae fri huar mhbáis, Mon. Tall. § 56 . fri huair fergi, FDG 701 .

fri óenúair at the same time . cf. i noenuair , supra: rosdelb fri oenuair dia réir, SR 7864 . co tarmart tairbert int slúaig | fo thuinn talman fri oenhúair, 4124 . dia rohort ... fri óenhuair ... noi fichit mili ..., 7234 . ri rosaer ... na Ninuiandai fri oenhuair, 7386 . Cf. re héan-uair, Dán Dé xxxi 11 .

for oenuair at the same time : Ri dorimmart, ..., | i n-airc Noe f[o]r oenhuáir, | di neoch rothecht muir istir, | lanamain cach (leg. cacha) oenmil, SR 2502 .

d[i]úair sometimes : agus duair (v.l. uair) ann ceangailter na huisceadha millsi, ITS xiv 42.26 .

ar uairib at times : Rule of Tallaght § 7 ; § 15 . sliocht Ír bhós do bhídís sin | ós cionn Éireann ar uairibh, Content. xxx 9 . olc chuimhnighid ... a ró dísle ag díon gach ḟir do ṡíol an I. ar uairibh, ib. 2 . eidir ṡaorchlannaibh ṡíol Néill | do bhínn ar uairibh ainnséin `alternately,' TD 28.21 . ag roinn aoinleptha ar uairibh, L. Cl. A. B. 157.112 . ar úairip áirighthe `on particular occasions,' Fl. Earls 182.17 . sealuidheacht flaithis, eadhon, gach re mbliadha[i]n ag gach aon díobh ar uainibh (v.l. uairibh), Keat. i 222 .

d[i]uairib sometimes, at times : an uair thuiles an sruth sin doní mórán uilc dúairib ann, Maund. 188 .

i n-uairib aliquando, at times : ailiquando (.i. i nuairibh), IT iii 9 n. 6 . ni hi nuairib sercc De aice acht dogres `her love for God was not at times but always,' Thes. ii 332.23 (gl. on ūarach).

iar n-úaraib at times: ni bu iar núaraib nobíd ┐ tan œle nadbid serc Dé occi, Thes. ii 332.21 .

For: ónd ú.¤ , see above, I (b), end.

III úar, úair, óir; also úaire, óre (g s.) as subord. conj. introducing a causal clause= for, because, since (see Hertz ZCP xviii 121 ff. ; xix 240 ff. ) : huair dorochair Caïn ann | i ṅglinn Iosophath imgann, | ata fo choibchi chaire | cen toirthi, cen tarbaige, SR 2005 . huair dochuatar dar mo smacht | ... | dar dreich ṅdomuin, ... | dolecub tonngur ṅdilenn, 2425 . huair dorat in séire sáim | dia athair ... | ar huamun a bráthar dia brath | ni fitir cid dogenad, 2921 . Cf. 1353 , 1754 . Folld. by copula : ail dam ní d'athchomarc huait, | ... | uair is glandil dochial chain, 1207 . ni ragsa dó, ..., | huair im siniu hi tuistigud, 1848 . Caïn ibas dig dia fuil, | uair is mac diles Diabuil, 1964 . Cf. 4620 , 4816 . úar ní for fírduine rolaset a ngona, Thes. ii 343.43 . génait ┐ ní génaiter, úair is a síd dóib, BDD 84 (for further exx. see Wi. and PH Gl. ). nocotbia airmitiu glan, | úar na tabrai reir d'Adam, SR 848 . rogabussa huad innsain | ubull cosin ḟrithorgain, | huair ná fetar cia rét olcc | co facca mo bith lomnocht, 1335 . do chin huair nachatamar, | dogénat do clanna iar tain | dogres a cin d'imresain, 1406 . uair ná dernsam cuibdi ṅglé ... ronfáid ... cen buaid in-dochum n-Iffirn, 1853 . Cf. 1243 , 1579 , 2109 , 2597 , 3037 , 3190 .

In g s. hóre húa(i)re with same meaning as above; usually, but not always, followed by nasal. rel. (see Hertz, l.c.): hore is na naicci atái, Wb. 5b27 . hore is cuci rigmi, is ferr dún placere illi, 15c23 . hore am essaminse precepte as mo chuimriug is lia de creitfess, 23b7 . hóre ammi maicc lai et soilse na seichem na hí siu, 25c6 . is airi am cimbidse hore nopridchim in rúin sin, 27c22 . huare rombu imaircide do persin Moysi, Ml. 2b6 . huare nad robae ní do degnímaib leu, 15d9 . huare is hi tilchaib ardaib. nobitis adi, 14a9 . huare is hó athir arroét macc cumachtae, 17c7 . Cf. 18d18 . 20 . 23b7 . 10 . 24d9 . 25c5 . 29d5 . 35b19 . 21 . 55d11 . 13 . 19 . 56b15 . 50d7 . 59c10 . 74c20 . 91a21 . 93d14 . 21c3 , etc. Sg. 159a3 . huair, Wb. 2a18 . 19 . Cf. BDD (Y) 67 ; 70 ; 94 ; 108 ; 147 .

With def. art. as subord. conj. introducing a temporal clause: ind uair do-bert isa tech 'when she brought [it] into the house', Bethu Brigte 12 § 32 . ind úair theigtis as cech crích | sluaig secht nime 'mon ardríg, | cach anmanna corptha cain | doticed dochum n-Adaim, SR 1113 . ind uair dodechaid, ..., | ri croda clann n-Israhél, | ann dothaet Dauid, ..., | immach for sét co Saúl, 5961 . doig ... leis co mba duine, in uair dochuaid i n-Egipt for teiched fria nIruath, PH 4788 . in uair doberair luige, ce raib se i n-a fhír, 7324 . Cf. 7426 , 7431 , 7553 , 7570 , 7654 , 7663 , 7682 , 7724 , 7774 . in ūair tirmaiges sī 'sa geimriod, Corm. Y 242 . Without art.: uair iadhaid i n-uirthimcheall a n-ard-fhlatha, Ir. Monthly 1929, 333.38 ( DDána p. 382 ). folld. by copula and superl.: biaidh oirchill re haghaidh cháigh, | an uair is usa a bhfagháil `when easiest to obtain,' TD 31.18 . mairg an uair as calma an cneas | nach smuain leas an anma as, Dán Dé xxix 9 . roinn ar uainibh uair an lá | dá uairibh an uair as liú, an adhaigh an uair as mhó | raghaidh don ló uainn a fhiú, ix 27 . folld. by fa (imm): ro áil fort teithedh léd mac san Eighipt d'uaman Eróidis in uair fár ordaigh sé in macraid do marbad, Études Celt. i 83.24 . Somet. seems= if : robatar ica imrad ca ṡocra bad comaith doibseon fri a nanmain in nuair da rachtais i cend catha fri D. `should they take the lead in battle against the D.', Cog. 128.20 .