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airdech

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n ā, f. See LEIA and Thurn., ZCP viii 70-2 . cup, vessel: creitir .i. sīthal nō ardig nō tulchuba, Corm. Y 392 . creither .i. a.¤ . . . .i. lán ut dicitur dodailed fim i creithir .i. fín i n-ardhigh, H 3.18 67a (cited O'Dav. 353 ), cf. do daile fimm i crethir , etc., O'D. 2216 (Nero A vii 148b). cia dia-tiberthæ ind a.¤ cosin dergḟlaith, ZCP xx 220 § 9 . cia forsindailfidher ind airdeog óir-si cosind ḟlaith? 222 § 12 . dorat . . . loim do neim isin n-airdig, Trip.² 543 . co torchair isin n-airdig n-óir ro boí for láim mná Etair, LU 10650 . aibinn cach airdige ┐ cach lestar fodlai, Laws v 406.26 , 408.5 . tancas ó Ch. 'na díaid co n-airdig meda il-lestur argait, RC xiv 426.y ( LL 12973 ). doradadh do (= dá or dí) ardigh do nua fina for in adnucul ┐ do airdigh ele do lemnacht, Aen. 962 . tic . . . nathair . . . etir na hairdiogha ┐ na telchuma, 965 . ro gab . . . érdig ina láim, PH 1190 .

In legal phrase rath tar airdig, precise meaning uncertain: uii. n-uasalchuru nadat assai do thaithbiuch . . . rath dar airdig `seven high contracts which it is not possible to rescind . . . a grant for extra services(?)', Ériu xvii 66 § 7 (see notes). dilis do ceilib . . . seoit turcluide ┐ rath tar airdig acht fris-rognat a flaithe, ZCP xiv 362 § 22 ( Laws ii 226 ). cia ferthar rath tar airdigh .i. cia ernithar imarcrad ratha don cele ar in urain dighe, O'Dav. 979 . rath tar airdigh, ZCP xiii 23.6 ( Bürgschaft 11 § 34 ).

See eredech, áradach.

? certe

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n c.¤ a certera (leg. crethir a cratera?, ed.) .i. phiala messar, O'Mulc. 223 .

comraicthe

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n (cf. 1 comrac) encounter, battle, contest : ? lainne a chuaird corcorgemmach / cáera crethir c.¤ / congaib ar dreich ndendmaisse, LU 7402 ( BDD 100 ). co ruccai calca crúaidae comraicthi Ulad, 8311 ( FB 23 ). na banaitir fergnúsi / i ccruadaib comraicthib in hard battles(?), LU 8427 ( FB 29 ). ? hit ilchomraicib (perh. leg. hi t.), 3495 ( SCC 26 ). ger'ba cairdemail . . . in comraicti (comann, v.l.) sin `meeting', CCath. 2441 . girbo chomraicthi dá ṡubach sámach, TBC-LL² 3238 . c.¤ flatha, LL 38536 . a catha ┐ a comruigthi encounters, IT iii 199.14 . Perh. a Part. formation from con-ricc.

creithir

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Forms: c.

n (Lat. crater, Vendr. De Hibernicis Vocabulis 132 ) container, vessel, drinking-cup : ?caera crethir comraicthe, LU 7401 = c.¤ , BDD² 1028 ` bowl(?)', Gloss. nasc deo[g]buire do daile fimm i crethir , O'D. 2216 (Nero A vii, 148b). creitir .i. sīthal nō ardig nō tulchuba, ut est dodāile[d] fim a crethir , Corm. Y 392 = crether, O'Dav. 353 . certe a certera (leg. crethir a cratera(?), Ed.), O'Mulc. 223 . c.¤ .i. cupa no copán nó soidheach asa nibhthear deoch, O'Cl. ? pl. crithle cremnūail, ZCP xii 290.21 ` goblets ', Contribb. 521 . See críathar.

críathar

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Forms: criathar, criathar

n o, m. sieve, riddle : criathar gl. cerebrum, Sg. 48b2 (see n. and Études Celt. xi 102 , 106 ). c.¤ atho gl. cribrum areale, Thes. ii 235.7 . hoc cribrum criathar , Ir. Gl. 700 . creithne .i. criathar, Goid. ( Dúil Laithne 78 ). losad, criathar, certḟuine, Laws iv 8.23 = O'Dav. 526 . criathrad tre criathar, Laws v 486.15 . nesam he . . . re denam cul criathar (of bones of whale), i 134.30 Comm. bid intechta tría c.¤ n-átha, LU 7755 `through the sieve of a cornkiln', BDD 131 . cuimri raid . . . rusc immi ┐ criathar arba . . . emilt rusc im imim ┐ criathar im arbor, Auraic. 636 - 7 . amhuil . . . arbhar a cc.¤ , Amos ix 9 . As measure: aonchrīathar grāin eorna, BColm. 58.6 . oencriathar bracha `one sieve of malt', Lism. L. 1357 . an criathor mealo ` honey-comb ', Blathm. 216 . sumu cruoeb, creithir mealu, ZCP xiii 276.14 . usce for tóin créthir (an impossible task), MacCongl. 73.3 . Of bodies riddled with wounds: gurbo crēithir c[h]om-tholla na cuirp ō imghonuibh, ML² 1845 . co nderna criathar focha de, Fing. R. 248 `a wasp's honeycomb', Ériu xii 237 . TTr.² 1324 . ro ba criathar toll . . . / do thaobh (of Christ), Aithd. D. 70.25 . Of land in meaning of críathrach: ropo criathar lee co hAlbain (of destructive pig), Dinds. 74 = ḟasach, LL 22223 . fedha ┐ criathra . . . go Cill mic D. ` swamp ', BNnÉ 187.35 . In n. loc.: Domnach Mór Maige Críathair, Trip.² 2260 .

1 crithir

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Forms: crithre, crithri, -ther, criothar, crithel, crithir, crithear

n (crith ? Cf. GOI § 265 (a) ?) g s. crithre. Pl. crithri. Also -ther? criothar, PBocht 11.16 . crithel, TTebe 4358 . crithir f., IGT Decl. § 163 . crithear f., § 162 (in both cases also with velar infl. in g s. and in pl.).

(a) spark, flash, spurt of flame : hi crithri gl. in fauillas, Ml. 49c4 . fūadait (leg. lūadait ? Ed.) crithre, ZCP xi 108 § 5 . ǽncriter di (of fire of hell), RC xxiv 381.22 . crithri in íaraind ┐ in tellaig, Laws iii 190.1 Comm. amal crithri cærtheinigh, ZCP xiii 171.34 . ? cáera crethir comraicthe (rhet.), LU 7401 ( BDD 100 ). a crithri im chealla (term of opprobrium), IT iii 101.2 . grís ar cur a crithri di dying embers, Cóir Anm. 34 . c.¤ crithes crothos cuan lightning flash(?), Auraic. 5260 . ? plág na cammralann (caumur lann, MS.) do chur hi c.¤ `the plague of the trembling of the privies', Celtica iv 24.330 (reading and application uncertain. Cf. tene ┐ torann, SR 3936 , cineris, Exodus ix 8 . ) crithear a fheirge d'fiuchadh, IGT Decl. ex. 2035 . pian gach c.¤ dá gcuir di (i.e. hell fire), Dánfhocail 125 . a chrithear do chruaidh nimhe `spark of fierce steel' (of chieftain), Aithd. D. 46.23 . crithre .i. drithleanna teineadh no splangca, O'Cl.

(b) In more general sense of particle, drop, small quantity: c.¤ fola fora crund drop of blood, LU 8337 ( FB 24 ). crithrib cró (chev.), TBC-LL² 434 . Cf. c.¤ mela = aliquod favi, Ériu iii 112, n. 30 (leg. críathar ?). c.¤ do luaithreadh particle , TSh. 7188 . criothar d'fheart an éarlomha `another of his miracles', PBocht 11.16 . do ghabh an ch.¤ cumhadh, Aithd. D. 23.14 (`the palsy of sorrow'). ar chríon dom chrithribh. DDána 24.25 `beodhacht cuirp', Gloss. an t-eolas gan cheo gan ch.¤ , Ó Bruad. ii 176.6 . crithre corphort `sparkling melodies', Bard. P. 46. 11 . crithre an chosnaimh (of faithful defenders), Hackett² xxxii 28 . nár chéim crithre `twas hard', Ó Bruad. ii 120.5 .

Compds. (some or all to be referred to 2 c. ?): mo chrithirdalta craide, MR 122.11 . d'ænbuilli crithir-cloidhim, ZCP viii 539.16 . go lúthmhar crithir-mhear, Keat. Poems 283 . do ghruadh . . . chrithirthe, DDána 74.62 .

do-dáili

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Forms: dodálim, dudailter, dorodailiter, todail

v (* to-dāl-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 503 ) pours out, dispenses: dodálim gl. fundo, Sg. 146b6 , cf. Thes. ii 228.32 (dudálim). dudailter gl. exhauritur, Ml. 76b4 . n-ebtar nó dundaleter gl. exhauriri, 101d5 . todail t'uaman im chride, Otia ii 99.11 . todáileb-sa rath in spiruta nóib for cech n-oen, PH 5536 . ni thodáileb mo ḟuil fen fo thalum, MacCarthy 62 . dorodálius . . . in dig tonnaid dia n-erbalt, IT i 78 (LL) = dorodálus, Eg. do thodlais do th[s]oillsi ar in lucht dall, YBL 152a14 . assa chúch dorrodail dig don mnái, LL 145b31 . indus nachar-todhailsead m'ḟuil, YBL 148a19 . secht tonna tacid dom dorodailter may seven waves of good fortune be dealt to me, Misc. Hib. 19 = dorodailiter , BB 304a31 ( IT iii 54 ). an lestar glainidhe triasa todáilte fín breithre Dé dona hilpoiplibh, BNnÉ 20 . dodáile[d] fim i crethir , Corm. Y 392 , 652 . rotodáiled sercc Dé i n-ar craidib, PH 5896 .

Vn. todail.

fim

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n (a B. na f. transformation of 1 fín ?) Drink, wine: f.¤ .i. deog, Corm. Y 579 (= fín LB), 651 . 991 . O'Cl. f.¤ .i. fín unde dicitur : dodaile[d] f.¤ i crethir , Corm. Y 652 . 392 . O'Dav. 353 . O'Cl. ni rus-ib f.¤ , ZCP viii 102.10 (B. na f.) = ni sib digh, Ériu ii 186.10 .

tón

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tón or dil.ie/41378
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Forms: tóin

n ā, f. Also tóin i, f.

(a) hindquarters, podex: tōn a tonitro .i. ōn torainn bīs inti, Corm. Y 1256 . natium, anulorum, id est inna ton 'of the rumps, bottoms', GDH 186 . na h-elta nīcos to dīn | snechta find fīr doroich tōin, Four Songs iv 3 . oc imdegail tóne, ZCP xviii 92.14 . ic a toin, 16 . ba menic rota Lūachra Dedad lim-sa foa tóin `under their posteriors,' Sc.M² § 7 . in gilla ... curthar fircenn a srōna | i fírcend tóna na mnā, ZCP iii 34.23 . co foph a thona, LU 8520 (FB). bara mor in brig sin ... for tuaith ┐ cenel ar thoin mna druithi, TBC-I¹ 3600 cf. (c) infra. ? ni ar thoin mna ... gaubus-sa inso, 1616 . as a mbelaib ... as a tonaib, Laws v 108.33 . ní raibh cor a gcois ná a dtóin leis, O'Gr. Cat. 632.35. meadh meanaidh thiar ar a thóin, Ir. Review 1912 , 471 § 7 . debide baise fri tóin, IT iii 150 § 28 . Metaphorical: tir cin toin cin beolu bis itir da ferunn cin conair ` egress ,' Laws iv 158.14 Comm.

(b) bottom: ba usce for tóin créthir , MacCongl. 73.3 . nir bo leir ar tóin in ballain, Ériu v 116.42 . do rat fer don toraig orchar aithesach do cloich cur ben ar toin an aigin, Ann. Conn. 1406.4 . a thaeb fri toin na gabla, O'Dav. 1204. faoí thóin méise, Hard. ii 330.12 . gabas B. righi ... a ton Sceithia thuascertaig gu tracht mara Caisp ` depths ,' BB 18b32 .

(c) In various phrases: inetet toin a mna tar crich follows his wife, Laws v 516.6 .i. fer teid i lenmain tona a mna tar in crich, 19 Comm. hi toin mna mis-rairleastair, TBC-LL¹ p. 888 n. 5 = a n-diaigh mna, p. 889 n. 2 . do chim ... gur ab ·ian leat dul ar do thōin retreat from your position, Luc. Fid. 227.12 .

(d) g s. as adj. rear: glas fota bís iter chosa cinn ┐ cos[a] tóna, Thr. Ir. Gl. 26.y . in caelan tona rear gut, O'Dav. 1210. don ces tona, Laws ii 232.10 Comm. itir a da cois tona, 240.4 Comm.

Compds. ¤airem rear ploughman (opposed to cennairem): Rimadh in ton-airem tend | Tairle in cendairem coitchend, ITS xxxix 60 § 16 . ¤lesc lazy, sluggish: Aodh buidhi ... ris a raitti an macaomh toinleasc, AFM iii 432.x .

uisce

Cite this: eDIL s.v. uisce or dil.ie/43063
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Forms: uisci, uisce, uisci-lestraib

n io, m. water : n s. aqua lasin Laitneoir, usce lasin nGaedel, Auraic. 1090 . uisci (gl. aqua), Ir. Gl. 160 . int uisque iarsin ganim, Wb. 11a17 . amal dete cech uisque coitchenn, Ml. 93b 12 - 13 . amal dunesmar uisce for talmain, 44d1 . huisce du techt tairsiu, 123d3 . a n-immuntimchella ni uisce, 108a9 . co riae in t-usce do bragait, SR 1600 . uisce rothé dar cosa (one of the three worst welcomes), Triads 70 . is fair a aenur tanic in usce sin [sic], LB 35b18 ( PH 1599 ). in fuil ... ┐ in t-usce, LB 1a20 ( PH 14 ). i céin marus usce ós talamh ┐ áer ós usce, CCath. 257 . a s. in tan duratus uisce ṅduit ón, Ml. 103a6 . focertar ind epaidse i n-im nad tét i n-uisce, Thes. ii 248.7 (Sg. Incant.). cia criathras usce n-an, | ... for cach n-iathmass, SR 7937 . Cf. 41 . téit isin n-usci a dochum, LU 5226 . gabaid Piláit usqui iar-sin, ┐ ro-indail a lama, PH 2842 . g s. duadbadar huaisletu Dé trí huaisletu ind uisci fuasnaidi fil isind aier, Ml. 40d3 . tabairt uisci doib isin diserto, 97d4 . ic dail usci dia cairchaib, SR 3744 . Ri thuc doib sruam usci uair | asind ailig ..., 4629 . Cf. 7160 . cúach usqui, YBL 102a44 ( BDD 139 . usce LU). tuc ... mulloc usce glain, PH 519 . clerech uisce Arda Macha, `the water-clerk of Armagh,' BCC § 337 . d s. cen a rícctin du usciu (gl. aqua ... nulla pars ... intacta relinquetur), Ml. 108a10 . focertar inso do grés it bois láin di uisciu oc indlut, Thes. ii 249.10 (Sg. Incant.). ragat ... co comairsem isind usciu, LU 5228 . bátir .xxx. marcach ... isind usci, 5522 . dobert trian forcridi de usci ar chuid cach lae `he added one-third of water to the daily allowance,' Mon. Tall. § 52 . rosáeth linni do bithsiu for uisciu isin dúnad, LU 6051 . penneth for usciu ┐ bargin, Ériu vii 168 § 12 . bith for usciu ┐ bargin to be on bread and water , Mon. Tall. § 9 . rop imnedh leo a n-aes penni do eipiltin for uisciu ┐ bairgin, Anecd. i 75.4 (= Mon. Tall. § 73 ). roberbi ar ind usci `boiled it on the water,' Mon. Tall. § 52 . a berbhadh ar uisgi, Irish Texts v 18.3 . siucra arna berbad a nuisci, 22.16 . in tíí ... do díl bar n-itaid on usqui , LB 162a41 ( PH 2826 ). no dídlastaís finnae for usciu they would split a hair upon water , LU 7701 . 7818 ( BDD 128 ; 137 ). a du. menadhach uas uisci ┐ menudhach itir dá uisci, Anecd. i 75.19 . n p. du lár nime dano sudigtir ind uisci, Ml. 120d9 . rethait uisci, 138d6 . cid arretae ind uisci, ib. 8 . ind usci, 40d16 . dufuargabsat huisci moro robuir the waters of the Red Sea , 96c1 . cit n-e usci ┐ ardae ┐ indbera dorriadat ?, LU 6905 ( BDD 51 ). at móra na haibni ┐ na huscida, LL 171b22 ( CRR 6 ). ni choemsat na husqi imdai coro airrdíbdat in déircc, PH 5864 . cruinnighthear na huisgeadha ... a n-éunáit, Gen. i 9 . do roinneadh na huisgidhe, Exodus xiv 21 . (Metaph.) tógbhaid uisgeadha aigianta na hantoile 'na ndromannaibh ... díomais, TSh. 2072 . a p. huare nad rotodlaigestar som co Dia inna huisciu, Ml. 124d9 . indhí notegtis isna husciu, Mon. Tall. § 81 . adeochasa ... inna husci do chongnam frim, LU 5513 . g p. nem n-usce , SR 635 . for srothaib na n-usqui ndub, PH 8301 . do chruinnigthibh na n-uisgeadh do ghoir sé fairrge, Gen. i 10 . guirme a huisgiodh, TD 13.4 . sreabh Feirsde ar áilne a huisge, L. Cl. A. B. 89.60 . d p. doríadat ilardae uscib indberaib ingantaib, LU 6903 ( BDD 50 ). roinneadh na huisgeadha ó na huisgeadhuibh, Gen. i 6 . do rineadar comhnuidhe an sin láimh ris na huisgidhibh, Exodus xv 27 .

Fresh water (as opposed to salt water) is generally fíruisce but sometimes uisce alone seems to have this sense: sruth, saile, sal no uisci, Laws v 332.5 . masa tochur srotha saile sceo uisce, Laws iii 428.14 . main andach cach uisce, Laws v 482.24 . So iv 220z ; i 2.6 . da uisce um clad, 23 P 3 f. 23 (21)ab ( O'Curry 1901 ). etir uiscce ┐ inbher muiridh `both [fresh] waters and sea-inlets,' AFM i 156.6 . Thus a piece of water, a river, a lake : co ndeochatar hUí Néill co alailiu (v.l. alaili) husque and, co tuarcab ind ob friu, Trip. 256.2 . AFM i 158.2 . dorimchell rígusciu Herend ... .i. Buas, Boand, etc. LU 7930 ( BDD 154 ). iar tarmchell usced Érenn, BDD 155 Y (= toróchell ... prímlocha Herend, LU 7933 ). cur techdsad na locha ┐ na montee ┐ na husceda uli, Ann. Conn. 1251 § 13 . Cf. cen selgc slebi na huisci, SR 7020 . Of mountain streams : tonna ar mire, ┐ uisce na sléibhte, O'Rah. xiv 48 . Of the sea : tar uisce na n-árthach, xviii 27 . Of rain : do-chuaidh mé, maith an tuicsi, | le cách fá uisge an cheatha `I have gone out in the rain like the rest,' Studies 1918, 617 (see ib. p. 618 n. 2 ). dá ndéanamh féin mar gach fear | dob'é a gcríoch dul fa dheireadh | tuigse an bheatha mar do bhuaidh | fa uisge an cheatha i gcéad-uair, Ir. Monthly 1920, 597 § 35 (cf. ib. 36 ) = DDána p. 239 . The phr. dul etc. fa u.¤ an cheatha seems to be a proverbial saying i.e. `to run the common risks.'

Of tears : uisge a dhearc do dhoirt Muire, DDána 27a26 . le huisge a nuaidhéar, 39.10 . Cf. uisge glas do-ghéabha uam | tighearna na dtrí mór-ṡluagh, ib. 18 . a leapthaibh dhénta duan ngill | aghaidh Thaidhg Óig I Uiginn, ... | dá huiscce féin do foilcthi `drops,' Studies 1920, 2.8 (i.e. sweat? ).

Of water of baptism : can nech dorratad toind usci glain | tar Nechtan mac Collbrain, LU 10108 (= Imr. Brain § 65 ). amail oibrigheas uisge an bhaistidhe go fírinneach ar anmaibh na druinge bhaistear, TSh. 6229 . Hence as attrib. g s. in: col uisce gossipred i.e. relation of sponsors : da ccionntuightheá re mnaoi chuil ... ní folair foigsi an chuil d'innisin (sc. in confession), madh col uisge é nó col gaoil, Mac Aingil 293.17 [leg. 263] . ní foláir bheith saor ó gach toirmeasg; mar atá col gaoil, cleamhnuis, no uisge, `spiritual kindred,' Donlevy 342.21 .

With defining adj., gen., or phrase: u.¤ bennaigthe holy water : gabais Pátraic in t-uisci bennaichthi, Acall. 6783 . uisce betha[d] whiskey : ... quieuit iar nól uisci betha go himurcach, ┐ dob uiscce marbhtha do R., ALC ii 112.1 = Ann. Conn. 1405 § 7 . in tenga ... do nighi ... le huisgi beata, Rosa Angl. 264.18 . is uime do-rín Ó Gr. an t-uisge beatha, TD 34 l.113 .

u.¤ bruithe broth : enbruithe .i. usce bruithe (.i. feola), Corm. Y 525 .

u.¤ coisrectha holy water : Acall. 7504 . 7508 . le huisci coisrica, Irish Texts v 64.23 . ní dhíbreann u.¤ coisreagtha é, O'Rah. 288.7 .

u.¤ comnaidi stagnant water : uisci criadhamail comnaidhi (contrasted with `fíruisci' spring-water ), Études Celt. i 86.15 . ceo reamur eirges dusgi comnaidhi, Ériu x 144w . Cf. bodar-uisce, id. (lit. deaf water): a sháith do bodarusci na S. dó, `dead water' (cf. `balb' applied to streams, babbling ), MacCongl. 19.11 . deoch do bódarusci na cuirre, 55.6 . Also marb-uisce (see below, and under marb, Compds)

u.¤ eorna barley water : dlighid ... in draint do coimilt ... le huisci eorna, Irish Texts v 46.12 . deoch duisgi deorna, Rosa Angl. 38.17 . maille huisgi na heorna, 86z . le huisgi eorná, 84.18 .

u.¤ ernaigde water of prayer, i.e. holy water : dochúas huaidi do chuinchid usque ernaigthi do Dáre ó Patraic, Trip. 228.24 . Cf. Lism. L. 566 .

u.¤ ferthana rain water : maillire huisci ferthana, =cum aqua pluuiali, Irish Texts v 68.2 . le huisgi topuir, no fertana, Rosa Angl. 84.18 .

u.¤ glas: englas .i. usce glas, Corm. Y 158 .

u.¤ imill (lit. water of the edge ): usci .i. imill (gl. lympha), Ir. Gl. 69 .

uisci ina muchar iarann 'chalybeate water', Irish Texts v 56.19.

u.¤ innalta, innlaid water for washing : u.¤ innalta, see below under u.¤ óil. uisge ionnluid do leag lóghmhur | bean re n-iodnuibh ḟóireas, IGT, Decl. ex. 463 . gur bh'uisge ionnlaidh dhí a deora, DDána 30.19 .

u.¤ lám water in which the hands are washed : nír ail do uisci lamh na n-ollaman do dul tar lamhuibh na mban na usce lamh na mban do dhul tar lamuib na n-ollam, Tromd. Guaire 275 (= Oss. v 36 w , y 0 where the word is twice misread as uisin).

u.¤ mela honey water : ibheadh da .ʒ. do diasisiom i nuisge meala, Irish Texts v 16.35 .

u.¤ móna bog water : uisce móna (v.l. monadh, mono) (among the things that are worst for the body), Tec. Corm. § 21 , 1.6.

u.¤ nádúrtha plain water : uisge nádúrtha do dhórtadh air cheann (más féidir é) an té baisdthear, Donlevy 230.9 .

u.¤ oiffrind water for mass : asin tiprait asa tabarr usce oiffrind dún, BLism. 2162 .

u.¤ óil drinking water : tect ar cend usci oóil ┐ innalta (iondlait, St.) dochum na haba, TBC-LL¹ 1555 .

u.¤ retha running water : ibh ... uisge reatha as do thoibreachaibh féin, Proverbs v 15 .

u.¤ rosa rose water : gabtur ... uisci rosa, Irish Texts v 40.9 . Cf. d'uisci na roisi, id., 68.3 .

u.¤ saillte salt water : gabtur uisci saillti = aqua salsa, Irish Texts v 40.9 .

u.¤ tibrat well water : uisci tibrat, Irish Texts v 42.1 . u.¤ topuir, id., Rosa Angl. 84.18 .

In comparisons and proverbial sayings: atcós do'n ríg co ro-s-leg a fheoil ┐ a chnamu amal usce, PH 1266 . sileadh deór rúadh ar ruisgne | mar uisge a beól úar eisci, IGT, Decl. ex. 1081 . is uisgeadha doimhne bríathra bhéil an duine, Proverbs xviii 4 . an t-uisge tana as mhó fuaim `shallow water makes most noise,' Content. xxvii 5 . ba usce for tóin créthir water on the bottom of a sieve (of a hopeless task), MacCongl. 73.3 . ferta tra Patraic do innisin dúibsi, a ḟíru Hérend, is usce do loch insin is like bringing water to a lake (a needless task), LU 274 ( Todd Lect. vi 15 ).

pn In place-names: go ffuil a uaigh i nUiscce chaoin, AFM i 146.15 . cath Comair trí nuiscce. 44 y . See Onom.

Compds.: uisce-lestar a water-pot : ar na uisci-lestraib (gl. idris), Lib. Hymn. i 38 n. 25 . With adj. pref.: amal tondgur n-iluisce, SR 608 . See also under 1 fír and marb, (compds.). Cf. usguisge ón ainm úathaidh ┐ ón táoibhréim ard iollraidh, IGT, Introd. § 94 . uisgeadhuisge ón táoibhréim ard iollraidh, ib.