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abbán

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adj o, ā (ad + bán) very white: a drech abban, LU 3077 ( Fél. 52.34 , SG 236.12 ). Isso uasal amra abán / maccan Muire, Anecd. i 64 § 124 .

adrac

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n (cf. 3 drech ): tuic ┐ cuir le ceile, ut est, sceo duine a.¤ do denam de ┐ inann rac ┐ ben ┐ rl., O'Curry 263 (H 3.18, 151). Cf. adhrac refusal, O'R. Poems adhrae .i. diultadh, O'Cl.

2 airdrech

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n ( drech ). face, front: tanic reme fa urdreich na hEmna till he was in front of, TBC-LL¹ 4746 = fa ḟordreich, 4721 . os urdreich na ṅdabach, Acall. 5670 . ? oc glanad urdrochit a thaigi (aurdreich a ndorus, v.l.), CGSH § 668 . Cf. inairdriuch.

breó

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Forms: breö, bréo

n d, f., also m. n s. breö (disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 , bréo (monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. and fig.; very frequ. of saints, heroes, etc. in complimentary sense: inna briad gránna gl. piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 . breo .i. lasair, Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda ( Fél. April 15 ). bréo .i. teine no lasair, O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do loscud (hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina briaid adbulmōir `a huge blaze', MacCongl. 105.3 . breo taitnemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 . ro mheabhaidh na bairilledha ina naén b.¤ lasrach `burst into one blazing flame', AFM vi 2012.8 . In phr. b.¤ t(h)ulcha lit. fire on a hill-top , see 1 tulach I (b), oft. simply large fire. Of burning as punishment for unchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ): donither . . . bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin `a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note further: breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549 (taken as bró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).

Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti `a flame that baptized heathen', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii). Brigit . . . / breō órde óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv). a Stefan . . . a b.¤ náob `O Stephen . . . holy fire', Mon. Tall. 131.16 . b.¤ digla / drech curad (of Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ). mo siur mo brathair beó (sc. Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b.¤ fri cech ró, LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna `a flame of wisdom', ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān breō cin brēthir mbraisi `a glorious flame' (of a hero), Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc. Crimthann), RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `a blaze' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 1. bréo neime 'a lethal fire', BDC 132.438 (of a boulder)​. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg (to Aodh Óg), DDána 110.51 . bréo ar bhfírfheirge `the flame of our indignation', Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.) ac proceapt na mbréo (of a devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8. co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine (= Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na F.), viii 103.6 = co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu ii 186.24 .

In cheville: breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.

Compds. With nouns. slicht cen breobail `without flaw (?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna bairillibh púdair `flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 . brogsat brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix). 'na breólasair `like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . ionann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine, Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.) cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo thuair, etymol. gl. on brāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm. With adj. a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ). With verbs. ní do bhreoghoin Seon `wounded J. sorely', Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 . breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they fear as one fears fire (?) (`etymology' of Brigit), Thes. ii 325.28 . Brigit .i. breosaigit `they flame-seek', 327.18 .

cáithlech

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n o (cáith) chaff : caith nó c.¤ gl. acus, Sg. 68a4 . menic ro chló dath a drech / itir gaeth ┐ caithlech (of Óengus), Fél. xxv 4 . mar loisgios an lasair an cáithleach, Isaiah v 24 . déusa iomlán arbha iona ccáithleach, 2 Kings iv 42 . Of winnowing-place(?): in cimidh . . . bís itir colg ┐ caithlech, O'D. 854 ( H 3.17, 602 ). cona rabí cáthlech . . . gan gall indairi fair ` winnowing-sheet ', Cog. 116.9 . Cf. c.¤ ātha, Fianaig. 86.16 . mintrebtha do therbōd / [is] dergār in chāithligh (: brāthrib), ACL iii 240 § 4 .

Of plant: cáithleach dhearg `red poppy ', Hogan Luibhl.

cengal

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Forms: ceangal

n o (Lat. cingulum). m., IGT Decl. § 17 .

(a) bond, tie, binding, fetter, fastening , etc.: c.¤ gl. junctura, Ir. Gl. 149 . gl. compilacio, 911 . nosbeir i n-oen-cheṅgul lé iat co hUltu, LL 2549 . ar n-ergi do A. . . . asa ch.¤ , TTebe 2570 . imrulae Críst fessin asin chengul foríata immbái la hIudaide `captivity', Ériu ii 200.9 . na cnaip, ┐ c.¤ , Cog. 194.12 . itir a chneas ┐ a cheangal catha, MR 286.11 . crios ┐ ceangal, TSh. 10403 `girdle', Gloss. i cenglaib a cuirp in the ligatures of his body, CCath. 3984 . an tan . . . druidius re ceangal na leisi the joint of the hip(?), 23 K 44, 77.11 . da ccenglaibh = compages (of boats), BNnÉ 52 § 44 . noum testamentum, go cc.¤, airgid bound in silver, Mart. Don. xl 20 . idh lúptha um c.¤ céchta, IGT Decl. ex. 959 . c.¤ na [m]búidel the band of the flasks, Fier. 48 .

Med. constipation : inti ara mbí cengul ann tobuir clister dó, Rosa Angl. 34.19 . ró ch.¤ costiveness, O'Gr. Cat. 198.z . Of blood : o mnai ga roibhi tochd fola mista re .x. misaibh ar linadh an cuirp go huilide mailli re ceangal na fola, Irish Texts v 16.22 .

Of the last verse or `envoi' of a poem: ceangal, Aithd. D. 98.27 . Keat. Poems p. 22 . O'Rah. 10.68 .

Fig. bond, lien, contract etc.: cen c.¤ flatha uirre (ráith) `the chief having no lien upon him', Laws v 499.26 Comm. ar ní dligh righ Teamrach agra na ceangul forru, BB 249b18 ( Cóir Anm. 144 ). an diabhal lé ndérna ceangal a n-aimsir an pheacuidh, Mac Aingil 356 . c.¤ nā cunnradh, RSClára 66a . ceangal doéilighthi ┐ deismeireachd iomdha . . . orra sin a secure grasp (of metrical rules), IGT Introd. § 2 . eachd, ceangal, aonta, Eg. Gl. 259 .

(b) As vn. act of binding, tying, fixing, contracting : merdrech . . . .i. mer ┐ drech iarna c.¤ joined together (in a compound), Corm. 29.8 . co ruc S. lais L. iar n-a cheṅgul in fetters, LL 21191 ( Dinds. 155 ). a chosa ┐ a lámha do ch.¤ don chroich le tairngeadhaibh, Parrth. Anma 1440 . cloch ar na c.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 268 (cf. cloch chengail below). ag ceangal cairdis is ṡídh, Content. xiii 30 . a sidh do cengul re Gyi, ZCP vi 77.24 . robhadar ag ceangal na cómhronna an aidhche sin confirming the division, ML 68.3 . ro mothaig co mor Gaill oca c.¤ dochum becnerta restricting his power, Ann. Conn. 1310.7 . Without obj. gen. (or leg. i c.¤ ?): tusa a Dhé ag ceangal don chroich `hanging on the cross', PBocht 24.19 . druim na baise / do bhí ag ceangal do chlár bhrioc, Dán Dé iii 20 . o nach a[g] ceangal do M[hoir] a-ta since (the name S.) is not closely connected (grammatically etc.) with M., Bard. Synt. Tr. 95.37 . Cf. gai . . . hi cengul dá chréit cróncharpait, LU 10228 . i c.¤ ua na taisib tied around. Fen. 110.6 .

Attrib. g s.: nach béidh fear 'gā mhnaoi cheangail / . . . gan búai[dh]readh his wedded wife, Celtica iv 109 § 10 . Luimnech na cloch cengail of the riveted stones, Caithr. CC 10 (5.15) . ? pípaí, fidli, fir cengail `gleemen', Metr. Dinds. iii 20.257 (cf. Manners and Customs i dxl and Gloss.). giobuil cheangail swaddling clothes, Luke ii 7 . ? tighe ceanguil na gcompán, Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 8 .

cesachtach

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adj o, ā (cesacht) niggardly, grudging; given to complaining, murmuring : nīrbu chalad (.i. nirbu gand) cessachtach `penurious', Thes. ii 328.2 ( Hy. v 8 ). cessachtaig biid (of women), LL 344d12 = cessachtaige biid `niggardly with food', Tec. Corm. § 16.52 . duairc, doer, dressachtach a drech / cloen, cessachtach, cossaitech, SR 940 . calach, c.¤, casaítech, O'D. 712 ( H 3.17, 520 ). arfássaigfiter culi cessachtaig .i. cen biad intib, LL 24740 . dobo ch.¤ Conn ar a coimt[h]inōl, ML² 953 . bliadain chalad chessachtoch of scarcity, ALC ii 230.x (`tormenting').

1 codal

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n ā, f. c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 37 (codail proscribed form). Cf. codal a cutilia .i. a pelle , O'Mulc. 231 . hide, skin (of animal): codhul .i. seithchi, Ériu xiii 68 § 83 . sench.¤ fria chnes, LU 9185 ( FB 91 ). cét c.¤ (: drech-ṡolam), Metr. Dinds. ii 60.7 . corrbolg cruaid caidle 'a hard leather bag' ZCP xxxvi 71 . Freq. of hide as outside covering of curach: hi curchán cen choduil, Fél. Dec. 8 = O'Dav. 442 . a codhle cruth `in der Form der Botshaut', Snedg. u. Mac R 9.10 . coidlib treidhe with three hides, Anecd. i 52 § 15 . fri curach codail `in a coracle of hide', ZCP iii 42.2 . indara choduil inichtarach(a) `one of the two lower hides', RC xiv 54 § 66 . Perh. the curach itself in: écin na clíab ┐ na codla (penalty for fishing on Sunday), Ériu ii 208 § 29 v.l. Note also: F. cadail is cruitte (metri gratia? : agair) `of the bag-pipe', Metr. Dinds. iv 72.48 .

As n. pr. C.¤ crín-chossach, Metr. Dinds. ii 2.17 .

Compds. With nouns: do gniat . . . curaigh . . . do croicnibh ┐ cadhal-bolccaibh iomchuir na húire inflated skins, Leb. Gab.(i) 116.25 . Cf. a ccadhal croicenn (leg. ccadhalch.?) do chor im shiothslataibh . . . do dhénamh curach diobh, AFM vi 2314.10 . With adj.: lucht curaig codhailglain, BB 22b43 ( Leb. Gab.(i) 16.6 ).

2 com-

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pref. forming equative of adjj. See Meid, Beiträge 224 ff.

(a) With follg. FRI (later LA): comdhub fri h-éc a drech , Corm. 36 s. prúll = duibidir éc, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 91). fri athair fri Spirat naop / as oenta dho as comcaomh `he is their peer', Blathm. 197 . intí as chominmain lais fris féin whom he loves as himself, LU 2660 . is inad bad chomébind / ra les L., LL 6367 ( ZCP xxiv 142 § 54 ). corub comisel comorbo uasal fri hisel, O'D. 2231 (Nero A vii, 154 b). coimhédtrom riú, IGT Introd. 6.1 . gen co tainic oigh ris nar comglan Eoin `there never was virgin purer than John', BCC 430.23 . coimdhirech le múr, BNnÉ 65 § 97 . With ocus: ropo chomderg (dirggidir, v.l.) a haiged ┐ corcair líac L., Ériu iv 104.11 . ? ní comloma cnáimh ó choin / 's ó mhnáibh comhranna Í Ch., IGT Decl. ex. 1150 . Note also: ní frīth sinne uile commbuidech rīam cosirāir we have never been so grateful, BColm. 20.19 .

(b) Adj. as subst. with prec. poss.: ni raibi ríam a chomḟíal never was there so generous (a king), Metr. Dinds. iv 344.75 . nocon fhaca . . . a com-alaind, YBL 313b42 . a gcomhchuanna any as comely as they, DDána 114.19 . nat[h]air a comhgarg, RC xxi 396.31 . do comhog one as young as thou, ZCP vi 104.14 . a comhmór sin as many as that, BNnÉ 226 § 125 . Formations with nouns are given as separate entries.

(c) Often with partitive DI and/or follg. clause: a commaith do rígh, Stair Erc. 2240 . nír agair neach . . . a comuinnterdha . . . do aghair Eoin, Smaointe B. Chr. 3223 . do daingnigh si a comh-laidir sin annsa tribloid, co ndubairt si . . . , 3133 . lena chomhardso do sdaid bhethadh as go bhfoigheonmáois = with so high a vocation as to serue, RSClára 36b . ina chommōr so do mhéudughadh . . . ionnus . . . go mbethí infhedhma = in so great multitude . . . that . . . you shal be able, 143b . cofuilitt a comger sin co tollfadis mur doghendáis deilcgne, Maund. 14 . a comhsóghamail sin do betaigh, BCC 438.18 . Cf. an coímhghearr sin d'aímsir, CF Eg. 341 .

(d) With follg. noun in gen.: comhmaith an cheirt . . . , O'Hara 1209 . ni boi . . . comhmaith Conaill, MR 152.2 . comhmór na hÉireann do ríoghacht `so large a kingdom as Ireland', Keat. iii 86 . commór in áir . . . le combeg an tslúaigh, Expugn. Hib. 16 . comhonóraighe na hÉireann do chrích ┐ comhuaisle gach foirne d'ár áitigh í, Keat. i 76.39 .

(e) With follg. ocus and clause: as chombind la cach fer guth araile ┐ betís téta mendchrot men find each other's voices as musical as harpstrings, LU 7018 ( BDD 66 ). coimminic is chruinnighes an bhanab na sethracha as often as, RSClára 99b . bheith coimhimnígheach timcheall ghrás Dé ┐ bhíd etc., Donlevy 472.22 . comluath ┐ do glac sé é as soon as, BCC 104.11 . coimhmeinic is féidir leo `as often as they can' (with ellipse of ocus?), 478.18 . In Párl. na mB. in sequence: cómh maith ┐ do chuirios . . . is mar [sin] ēirghid, etc. just as . . . so, Párl. na mB. 749 Cf. 1255 , 1372 . With difft. conj.: gur gníomh ē cómh óirdhearc iondas . . . go madh chóra . . . , Párl. na mB. 61 .

(f) With ocus sin and follg. clause: deichneabhar . . . manach do-bheireadh a mbeatha comh cráibhtheach ┐ sin as go mbíodh aingeal ag labhairt lived such holy lives that . . . , Keat. ii 1891 . gur léigeadar an fhoghluim . . . a bhfaillīth comh mór ┐ sin, ionnas nách . . . , Párl. na mB. 2687 . nach beth aon aca comhdhána ┐ sin, as a laibhéorudh = that none be so bolde as to speake there, RSClára 101b . coimhchríonna ┐ sin, ionnus gomadh mó . . . , 84b .

(g) With follg. sin: na teccaidh comhgar sin . . . duinne so near, BNnÉ 218.3 . chomh-follus soin, TSh. 5453 . cómh láidir sin, Párl. na mB. 2084 . comhḟad sin, RSClára 73a . comh furas sin, Donlevy 418.26 . See 1 com-.

cora(i)d

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Forms: coar, cuär, coraid, coraid, coraidh, córaid, córadu, corathgen

n etc. In some exx. forms of caur, q.v. Acc. to Thurneysen ZCP xiii 105 , to be referred to n s. coar, cuär (see cúar). In MSS. freq. also with -ó-; note the rhyming exx.: ? na cúrad na cruadchorad (g p.) (: ṅglorach), SR 5886 . flathius Fúait foentait córaid / for óraib iar cuairt cáemil, LL 2592 . n s. coraid, LU 9460 . an córaid sain, TFrag. 100.6 . córaidh .i. fear mórghaisgidh, O'Cl. a s. coraid, TTebe 877 . coraidh, TTr.² 38 . in córaid , LL 31228 ( TTr. 411 ). g s. do licc corad, BB 135a5 . drech curad / cuinsiu chórad, LU 8612 . d s. don choraid curata, TTebe 1286 . n p. na tri córaid, LU 1603 . a p. fors-na coradu, PH 4306 . córadu, 4214 . is cían taidbsiu a córad, LL 2161 . d p. do choradaib, Rawl. 75b40 . cona chóiredaib calma, Caithr. Thoirdh. 136.24 .

In follg. in pejorative sense: in chóraid lasrorta (coraith etc. v.l.) `the sinners . . . by whom they have been slain', Fél. Prol. 65 . fri tabairt corad ┐ eccraibdech . . . documm n-rise ┐ cretim `sinful', Trip. 482.27 . a choraid is mesa do doinib domain, PH 6643 . cona ro aitreabdaiss coraidh náit meic mallachtan innti, Lism. L. 2201 .

Compd. corathgen, Triads 148 v.l.

3 cró

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n o, m.(?) g s. chrúi (: drech-núi), Metr. Dinds. iii 134.19 . crui, crai, ZCP xiv 348.2 . See Celtica xv 7-8 , Ériu xxxix 173-78 .

(a) n. pl. crui, O'Dav. § 522 . violent death : im accra itir croaib `for suing between two deaths', Laws i 184.6 .i. itir da comarba bis imin acrad, 186.21 Comm. fer sóeras di ch.¤ , Críth G. 578 . fo ch.¤ cacht `for he was doomed to die', Metr. Dinds. iv 122.9 . ? cia do-róet in cath cocróe (: gói) `Tod', TFerbe 792 . Cf. c.¤ .i. bās . . . nīrbo flaith im c[h]rī com c[h]rō, Corm. Y 369 . cró .i. bás, O'Cl. flaith im-a-derga cru, Laws v 358.3 .i. a ceile oc marbad . . . .i. marbas a ceile, 22 Comm.

(b) wergild : cro .i. coirpdire ut est donenatar crui comarda `equal body-fines', O'Dav. 522 . trian do cru na deirbfine, CIH ii 600.15 . ní īarfaig Ēogan mo ch.¤ `wergeld', Ériu xx 192 § 7 .

(c) Transf. race, stock (? cf. 1 cró): fearr d'fhior a chlú 'n-a chlú mhaith / iná a ch.¤ ós ch.¤ gach neich, DDána 91.3 . a threabh chrothghlas ch.¤ Dálaigh race, Measgra D. 56.127 . gach nech dia chru, Marco P. 29 . c.¤ an Chédchathaigh, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 30 § 8 . do chonnairc tú / fás ar do ch.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh viii 7 .

Compds. Composition form cro-, later cró-, see Bergin, Ériu xii 136 . Some of the following might rather belong to 1 crú or 1 cró, q.v. With nouns: ?da naem gan crobaíg re cath, BB 230a26 . marb é do cróbhainne chumad a bitter drop of sorrow, Acall. 1150 . i ngonaib ┐ i crobuillib báis fatal blows, LL 12785 . conboing catha cróchombág (rhet.), LU 8352 ( FB 24 ). ? conort C. i crú-chró `fresh gore', Metr. Dinds. iv 170.26 . crāudortad troch, ZCP xiii 376.13 . ? co bráth bid Cróenech i mMuirthemniu (n.loc.), LU 6037 (TBC). cūan crōferg fri fīannsa feba, ACL iii 298 § 67 . co n-aplaitis . . . do chrógalar, LL 13384 . fáth cró-ghuil don chrích `deadly lamentation', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 346.27 . scuirset liom lāithe hūi Chuind crōlechtaib, Corp. Gen. 72.9 .i. i llectaib crō, v.l. `Blutlagern', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 17 § 3 . cromaidm da cridhi fatal breaking, CCath. 3195 . árdfhlaith . . . / . . . coscarthach cróimhisnigh, Ó Bruad. iii 80.18 . gan nach crothodhail fola ` blood-shedding ', CCath. 3651 . ? ina chróligi fhola ┐ ina chropartaig `eine blutige Masse', TFerbe 433 (see s.v. 1 pairt). la cro phairtig na fola fo a cossaib, BB 438a4 . crotagra for dliged, Cóic Con. § 144 .i. . . . tagra, . . . do-ghnither i cro airechta, Comm. ? Raith Crofartach, Ériu viii 30.15 . Cf. gur chneasaigh a chréacht-chrúinimh, DDána 46.13 .

With adjj.: Cummein cróbhán `the death-pale', Gorm. Dec. 24 . gillarad chass crodund in choicid, LL 12769 . foroll ūacra forsin Domnall crodond cētna, Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 36 . créacht chróshilteach feola, Ó Bruad. iii 58.7 . mar ghual gcrithearach gcróluisneach, 66.22 .

With vbs. cruimh . . . / crúibíatair (cnúibhiathtair v.l.) d'ḟuil anúasail, IGT Decl. ex. 677 . gé mór gcéd do chróileaduir wounded , O'R. Poems 107 .

cuin(n)siu

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Forms: cuindsen, chuinscliu

n f. (?) g s. cuindsen (?), Laws iv 346.11 Comm. face, countenance, aspect : coinsiu cōir corcarda lais, TBC-I¹ 3149 . cuindsiu chaem chorcarglan leis `countenance', TBC-LL² 4303 . coínso chóir chaín chorcorda lais, LU 7081 (BDD). ? sleg cuinseo corcarglan in-a gelglaicc, MU² 536 `having bright purple faces (?)', Gloss. drech curad / cúinsiu córad, LU 8612 (FB). tenniu a chuindsciu chaintocud, BDD² 1020 = chuinscliu, LU 7385 . ? iar coinsi céol ┐ clúm, 23 P 3, 17 cited Contribb. 418 . fria cuinnse cucht ara dínsem, Laws iv 350.5 Comm. dia ro taithmecht Cernodon coindse cenmatha, O'D. 2205 (Nero A vii, 142a). cuinnsi .i. aghaidh, ut est. Cearnodon ciar bo cneadhach a cuinnsi cucht .i. . . . ciar bo cnedach a chaenghnuis, O'Curry 1424 ( H 3.18, 639b ). cuinsi .i. drech, ut dicitur: cid cnedach a cuinsi cacht, Corm. Y 383 . cucht ┐ cuinnsi ┐ cruth .i. ecusc, O'Dav. 344 . cainse no caoinse .i. ághaidh, O'Cl. .x. mbruit cuinsce (chuinsi, v.l.) clithar, Ériu ii 4.17 (B. na f.).

1 dánae

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Forms: dáne, dána, dánai, dánu, dána, dánu, dána, dáine, dánaite, dána, dánam, dánae, fíal-dánae, ro-dánae

adj dáne (: áge), dána (: dála, SR 6933 ; : Cannána 7343 ); gen. dánai (: lánai); dat. dánu (: consádu), dána. COMP. dánu (: cádu), dána; dáine ( Gadelica i 90. 10 ); dánaite; ní is dána audacior Ir. Gl. 1131 . Superl. dánam, BFF 164 § 8.5 . Adv. co dánae .

I Of living beings or their attributives: stout-hearted, courageous, daring, fearless; emphasized: bold, brave ; the opposite of etánae, uaimnech, immecal, eclach `timid, fearful,' and often synonymous with essamain, trén, calmae, slattrae. It translates Lat. audax, temer, and confidens. Laws and Glosses offer no example.

(a) Iessu Aaron macc Amrai. Dauid in gille dáne (v.l. dána), Thes. ii 301. 1 . Duid dána, SR 6933 . dána cen ecla, ib. 7835 . Fergus dánae, TBC-LL¹ 2090 Y, ib. 964 . 1084 . 2133 . 2195 . dána cách co hetech every one is bold till he meets with a refusal Tec. Corm. § 31. 19 . dune as dánu corragaib ule a ngiallu, LL 184 a 32 . mór ndrong ndhermáir ndána ndiumsach rodechta and hi mbuaili báis, Alex. 129 . mór ndrong ndhánai ndheigḟear ndhánamail ro hellachtai and, ib. 131 . docomraicset co dána dúrcraidech ris, Acall. 1917 . is tu tánic co dána inar crichaib ne, PH 3907 . rorad Ísu gné ṅgorta do beth fair...co mbad dánaite tísad diabul dia aimsiugud, ib. 4780 . Of a deer: dobhí an fiadh go beannach borb ag seasaṁ san leirg go dána glic, Oss. vi 20. 13 . Of the countenance: is dana drech Doimine iter ocu erigthi bold is D.'s face Corm. Tr. 61 s.v. duillén . Of the soul: is dána cip indus in ainimm is aimnert ┐ is imecal in cholann, PH 3054 . Bold, confident : isat lána do thrócaire in choimded conid aire sin atberat som co dána immalle frisind apstal, &c., ib. 5872 . an tathair neaṁdha do ghuibe ( = ghuidhe) co dana, Lib. Flav. 36 a 1. 14 .—Often applied to the martyrs, the brave warriors of Jesus (mílid dánai Ísu, amsáin Ísu). Dionis derb dáne, Fél. May 25 . féil mo Dimóc dáni (: láni), ib. Dec. 10 . ronsnádat dond rígu cona ṅdúnud dánu (: consádu), ib. Jan. 23 . co mórsluag ba dánu (: chádu), ib. Mar. 20 . findṡluag Epectiti as dánu, May 23 . Andreas as dánu (: nobágu), Nov. 30 .

(b) abs. n a bold man: isé in dána dichondircil, TBC-LL¹ 5417 .

(c) In neg. sense, brash, impudent : nīm dāna iar fīr | imma dāla mo degríg 'I am not truly rebellious about the dispositions of my good King', SR (Adam and Eve) 98.2069 . tusa imorro notpianfaither co sír ar dochathaigis co dána i nagaid in choimded, PH 6605 . fer nosairimend co dána ┐ co slattra, ib. 5326 . sínid Iudas a láim forsin méis co dána ┐ co hesamain, ib. 5137 . risan droing úd dobhí coṁdána sin ┐ teampoll...Dé do thruailliughadh, Donlevy xiv 14 .

(d) is dánae leis he dares , translating Lat. audet: cindus is dána leis a athair do rád frisin coimdid intíí ṡáraiges co follus a thimnai, PH 7885 . manip dána re nech corp Críst do thaiscid i llestar nglan is córu co mór edánus dia thabairt isin corp nélnide o peccthaib, ib. 5331 . So also Laws v 328. 5 f.b. : munob dana re nechtarde díb, and Lism. L. 4712 : damad dana lat fer dár muinntir do dul i ndeghaidh in fiadha for do chomairci riasin péist [noragad].

II Of actions: showing or requiring courage; daring, brave . trít ragonad Lug...doriṅgni in neṅgnam ṅdána a brave deed of valour LL 27 b 38 . co gnímaib danaib, Ériu v 211. 85 (LL). In a bad sense: urchor dána duaibseach, MR 284. 26 . is dána an nídh fá dtugais láṁ, OCT 57.18 .

III Strong, vehement : fá sin dimdheargadar é go dána they strongly reproached him for it Donlevy 128. 22 .

COMPS. fíal-dánae, TBC-LL¹ 2107 . 2110Y. ro-dánae, q.v.

MOD. dána, fear dána a brave (bold) man : dá ṁalluightheacht é bíonn sé na ḟear dhána (Kerry). dá ḟaid iseadh is dána the longer the bolder. Begley and MacCurtin Engl.-Ir. Dict. (1732) give: buille dána = buille láidir a bold stroke; dá mbeinn coṁdána ┐ a rádh if I may be so bold as to say. They also give the meaning `audacious,' which is still heard in the south. dána ar familiar with Dinneen ; cf. 1 dánacht, dánaigecht. The dán = dána, mentioned by O'R. and Dinneen hails from Scotch dictionaries.

1 dath

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Forms: dath, dath, datha, dath, daith, datho, dathu, datha, dathe, dathai, dadha, datha, dath, dath, dath, datha, datha, dathanna, dathn, datha, dathann, dathan, dathannaib, datho, dath-, -dath, dub-dath, crón-dath, gorm-dath, oen-dath, aondatha, doel-dath, drech-dath, drech-datha, for-dath, dath, il-dath, ildatha, líg-dath, ór-dath, so-dath, soer-dath, dath, datha, dathanna

n u; the n pl. dath, LMU § 7 points to neuter gender; less stress should be laid on the eclipsis in the n s. SCC § 37 : dath nétrom.

RHYMES & ASSON.: dath : rath, ZCP viii 217. 11 : cath, vi 269 st 5 . Acall. 7592 . datha : Macha, CRR 32. 2 . : catha, Acall. 5871 . For further instances see Inflexion.

INFLEXION: n s. dath, Ml. 28 c 12 . Laws ii 148 &c. ; rhyming with iadad, SCC § 33 , pócath, TE § 10 , cath, TBC-LL¹ 265 , Findchad, Rawl. 158. 22 . daith frequent in mod. MSS, Midnight court 17 (similarly daithibh d p. ib. 417 ). g s. datho, Imr. Brain § 8 (: gretho), § 13 (: étatho). Wb. 5 c 19 . dathu, Laws ii 148 pass.; later datha: SCC § 31 (: Labrada, g s.). Fél. Nov. 15 (: catha, g s.). SCC § 34 (: flatha, g s.). LL 133 a 16 (: macha, g s.). Leb. Cert. 84. 9 (: lúireacha). dathe, Laws v 382. 18 . dathai, Fen. 140. 18 ; for dadha TE § 10 read datha. d s. always dath (: immarbad, Imr. Brain 38 ). n du. da dath , LL 16 b 41 . n p. dath, LMU 71. 18 . datha, LL 174 b 21 (: macha, g s.). dathanna Mod.-Ir. ( OCU 111 ). a p. datha, LL 149 b 29 (: flatha, g s.). Laws i 20. 30 . dathanna, Lib. Flav. 36 b 1. 9 f.b. g p. dathn , SCC §§ 33 , 37 , BDD § 106 , FB § 45 . datha LL 120 a 46 (= dath, LU 105 b 4 f.b. ), PH 1304 . dathann, Lib. Flav. ii 38 b 2. 19 (examlacht d.). Bedel Gen. xxxvii. 3 . dathan, 23 I 41, p. 5. 3 . d p. dathannaib, ZCP ii 303 . Gadelica ii 130. 689 .

I Colouring matter, dye : fuilled risin trían (sc. na roidi of the dye plant) gurup leath ó bias ina min nó na dath urlaṁ when it is in the state of meal or prepared colouring stuff Laws ii 420. 7 . ni thig dath ar bith gan ruanann, O'Cl. s.v. ruadh (glossing a quotation from Ds. of Ceilbe, Metr. Dinds. iii 54. 7 ). ó bláthannuibh na talman dogeibh sé dathanna, Lib. Flav. 36 b 1. 9 f.b. Cf. dathugud I and Scotch cha luidh dath air dubh luidhidh dubh air gach dath black materials will not take any dye Macd. 312 b .

II Colour in general, a particular hue or tint ; in the following instances used of the colours: bán, 1 brecc, 1 buide, corcair, croderg, crón, derg, 1 donn, dub, 1 finn, glas, gorm, rúad, úaine. Often connected with 1 lí, 1 lígrad.— is lí, gl. nó is dath, LU 131 b 33 . cen líga .i. cen datha LL 188 c 7 .. hic color dath, Ir. Gl. 1087 . adhbh .i. dath H 2.15A, 117 b . lath ised dath, Todd Lect. iv 134. 4 f.b. cen chaile nach datho chen chaile pectho without a spot of any kind Wb. 5 c 19 . mac in airiuch...dath fo leth a éduigh cach lae, Laws ii 148. 5 ; ib. 148. 8 . lígrad óir ┐ airgit...┐ datha cach thíre, FB § 2 . tibri uani tibri gorm tibri corcra dath nétrom, SCC § 37 (cf. topur co niumad datha, PH 1304 ). corcair co náldi datha, ib. § 31. 4 . cach dath atchí duine do guirm do bricc do buide is do chorcair LL 196 b . i fégaiter datha .i. find i mmoltar dub i naerthar brecc i fuacarar, RC xxvi 18 § 29 . co nd.¤ ┐ tóthocht, LL 37 a 17 . is álaind a ndath ar nim, Laud 615 38 a 1 (of the apostles). duibi a delb iná gach dath, BB 402 b 4 . a illdelbaig (emblems) ...arna forniamad a dathaib dathálli, TTr. 141 . ibar .i. ab ebore .i. ó cnáim elefante ar dath ┐ suthaini, O'Mulc. 700 . (cloch dub...bán...glas) cia dhíobh sin dath, TSh. 20. 8 . cóta diomad dathann, Bedel Gen. xxxvii 3 . anúair thaisbeanas sé (sc. an fíon) a dhath annsa chupán, ib. Proverbs xxiii 31 . daith an locha ┐ gorm na dtonn ag teacht...go tromm, Midnight court 17 . boladh dath ┐ cumadh aráin, Donlevy 242. 14 . Brightness : trí claidhmi coindli datha, Leb. Cert. 84. 1 .—Of the body: is annsin ba réill do chách díb (i.e. Adam and Eve) dath cuirp araile, MacCarthy 56 i . glór na ndiabhal as a ndath lór do phianadh na bpeacthach, TSh. 187. 2 f.b.Of the hair: trí foiltne co saine dath SCC § 37. 14 (ní hinand a ndath, ib. H). mong buide fair ...álli dath, ib. § 33 . folt trí ndath fair folt dond ... cróderg ... budi, FB § 45 . oenḟer forsa mbetis na trí dath ucut .i. in folt marin fiach ┐ in gruad marin fuil ┐ in corp marin snechta, LMU § 7 . ba cosmail dath ind ḟoilt sin fri barr nailestair...nó fri dergór iar ṅdénam a datha, BDD § 1 . cosmail fri túidlig nóir forloscthi dath a fuilt, ib. § 99 . ib. § 106 .—Of the colour of an animal: dath a ech, FB § 44 . it lóig it úain co ndagdath, Imr. Brain § 38 (v.l. co ndath). mucc co ndath oiss, LL 162 b 36 . deich ngabra donna datha, Leb. Cert. 84. 9 . marcṡlúaigh álainn aondatha, OCL 23. 7 . masat cethra co ndath cethra, Mesca 24. 4 f.b. elta co ndath elta, ib. 22. 1 . caora cruandatha, BS § 68. 5 .—Of the colour of the snow (opp. dath fola): fri dáth (dath, Eg.) snechtai, IT 69. 5 . is dath snechta corp, ib. 132. 5 f.b. úaitne i nd.¤ snechtai ┐ araile a nd.¤ ḟola, RC x 185. 24 .—Of clothes, &c.; also of the gold and silver embroideries thereon, as the following passage shows: étaige cen líga .i. étaige cen datha .i. cen imdenma óir is argait, LL 188 g 7 . Cf. dathugud II. caille aendathe, Laws v 382. 18 . áildiu cach dath (sc. in broitt) alailiu BDD § 99 . ní coill dath a mmaforta (.i. copchaille), Thes. ii 339. 4 . d.¤ a nétaich, RC viii 348 st 29 . corccra dath an inair sin, PH 2861 . —Of gold : úbhla ┐ d.¤ an óir órloisgthe orra, OCT 26.17 . BDD § 1 . —Of precious stones: araill a ndath asmirón .i. cloch co ndath nglas, RC x 185. 25 . Of plants: co nd.¤ losa liach, LL 47 a 44 . ACL i 340 . is dath síon and cech gruad, gl. nó is brecc, IT i 132. 3 f.b. cóimchlod datho change of colour: banna bec son de usci ┐ robúi buidetai bec fair do caomchlad a datha, Mon. Tall. 150. 37 . luibhi cen claechlodh a ndatha herbs that change not their colour Marco P. § 81 . gen. datho coloured , étach datho a coloured cloth: dá étuch dathu uime dia doṁnuigh, Laws ii 148. 7 . ib. 148. 9 , 13 , 14 , 18 . atconnarc étach ndatha (: flatha, gen.) SCC § 34 . .x. n-etaighe datha fichit, Tig. RC xviii 271. 33 . dechelt dathai a coloured mantle Fen. 140. 18 . cloch datha a coloured stone: dá marbad do cloich datha ba ruad rind, RC viii 354. 2 . ór datha = ór iar ndénum a datha. cloch atá i nDún dá lacha: is fiú a comtrom dór datha, FDG 751 . Cf. BDD § 1 . —cach datho, cech datho, cach oendatho; cacha datha of every colour: taitnet líga cech datho, Imr. Brain § 8 . móini dússi cach datho (v.l. datha), ib. § 13 . asraracht ...do imchaisin Maigi Breg. fóa lí ┐ fó bláth cach datha LU 130 b 22 . co gné gréne fair...┐ cacha datha archena FA § 11 . cét détach gach datha (sic leg.) bric, IT i 125. 15 . étaige cech oendatha impu, LU 85 a 26 . co nétaigib cacha datha, Acall. 2804 . co saine étaig cacha datha umpu, ib. 3423 .—sain datho, saine d.¤ , saine dath exquisite colours: trí huathnedha cu saine ndatha, RC x 185. 24 . in dá ech...co sain delba ┐ datha, LU 113 a 34 . édach co saine gacha datha, Acall. 414 . —datha écsamlai various hues or colours : dáig na nilgné filet forsind ḟult fil fair ┐ inna ndath nécsamail docorethar in folt fair, BDD § 106 . co ndathaib écsamlaib ina thimchell, FA § 11 . clúṁach iona raibh datha égsaṁla, Ezekiel xvii. 3 . datha éagsaṁla diverse colours Lhuyd.

III Of the face or skin, complexion, hue; esp. beautiful complexion; sg. or pl., cf. drech-dath or pl. drech-datha id. TTr. 1686 . a dath amar dhath an aeil (of a fine woman), Acall. 784 . Laeg i lLiniu lígda a dath, LL 22 a 20 . gilla óc is delbdu dath, TBC-LL¹ 265 . a dath is gilither géis uan fuinni dath a dá ó, BB 323 b 30 . Domnaill na ndath of the beautiful complexion BB 50 a 35 . a éicsin datha (: catha), Metr. Dinds. ii 48. 38 .

roscáil (docóid) mo dath my beauty is gone: roscáil mo delb is mo dath, Acall. 4584 . dochúaid mo delb is mo dath, ib. 4586 .

sóid dath, sóithir a dath, sóitir a datha: (a) he changes colour, esp. turns pale , like Lat. mutare (perdere) colorem: ní fess ca galar rodnuc acht a ḟagbáil marb sech nír ṡǽ dath ní ralob a chorp, LL 18 b 48 . (b) euphem. he dies : cen táṁ cen galar sói dath iar naifriunn, Fél. p. 158 at June 28 . dá tora rí Macha sáifiter a datha claifiter a ratha LL 174 b 21 ( CRR 32. 2 ).—Cf. soïd dies , sóid gné, sóid lí, caillid a gné.

conimchloi dath, conimchloither a dath, conimchloiter a datha, or only clóid dath id. (a) mac Olloman...atbath gan claechladh for dath, BB 46 b 16 = LL 128 a 5 . tócaibset in cend cen claechlo datha nó delbi de acht amal bid hí in úair sin rotescthái, PH 923 . fri cath ní coimcloitis dath, Rawl. 158. 22 . ZCP viii 218. 4 . rochlaochaigheas dealbh is dath B IV 1, 86 b (Buile Suibni). saoth lem do chnes rochlói dath, ib. (b) dar chlaechlod a dhath...ég adbath ua Muiredhaigh, BB 59 a 21 . na dá Fland ... farír roclæchlosed dath, Ériu v 242 l. 172 .—Cf. conimchloi, conimchloither a lí he dies, Sc. caochladh. (c) v.s. II.—Cf. dathchlód.

IV Transf. applied to the weather and the winds, the colours of the winds . Each wind has its own particular colour according to Laws ii 26. 30 sq.: rodelb dono [Dia] datha na ngaeth conid sain dath cacha gaeithe díb fri araile ...anair in gaeth corcra aneas in geal atuaith an dub, aniar an odur. Cf. further SR 53 sq. , 7948 and O'Dav. 692 : dotongar dar drúcht dar daithin .i. dar dath sína nó dar dath na sína dar gréin ┐ dar ésca úair grian ┐ ésca dobeir dath arna sínaib. Here probably LL 211 b 49 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 426. 15 ): tuc rí cach datha dá deóin ba turchar flatha fíreóin king of every hue. God is called rí na ngaeth (Gwynn), and Dia datha, Lib. Flav. ii 50 b 2. 6 .

V Fig. Outward appearance, semblance of something, esp. what serves to conceal the truth: dath fírinne the colour of truth: callide excogitant quod ad nuditatem eorum colore perueniant .i. dath fírinne do thochur tarais, Ml. 28 c 12 . fabulam perquam futilem. sgél goirrgech gan dath fírinne, BB 208 a (in the handwriting of Charles O'Connor) Éigse xvii 200 . Cf. the same use of dathugud, Keat. i 18. 27 . dath brécae a disguise, a false show, Lhuyd. O'Brien. a false dye, Macd.

VI Fig. Degree, rank, order ; Synon. miad, grád. This sense has been inferred from the following passages: Dia fadein dobeir datha ┐ gráda ardḟlatha, LL 149 b 29 . la cessad Secundi co slógud cech datha, Fél. Nov. 15 . It may also be sought in such passages as `a Domnaill na ndath' BB 50 a 35 , or `a éicsiu datha,' Metr. Dinds. ii 48. 38 , see III above. According to the Cáin-law of fosterage ( Laws ii 146 sq. ) the colour of the clothes varied according to rank and dignity: fo miad cháich éitid a mic ótha fer miudbu co ríg ( ii 146. 10 ). Satin and scarlet were prescribed for the son of the king of Erin ( sroll ┐ scarloit do mac ríg Érenn, ib. 146. 16 ), black, yellowish, grey, and blay clothes for maic na ngrád féne ( 148. 3 ). Similarly the colours were fixed for the mac in airrech, mac in airrech túis, m. in a. aird, m. in a. forgill, and mac na ríg.

VII In chevilles and at the end of the verse-line in various senses of the word: la Congalach cáem cen chair...oc Dollud di rechtga dath robíth Finnaechta fledach, LL 133 a 4 . Flaithbertach mac Loingsich...argg fo uair dorchad ṅdatha i nArd Molthach Mórmacha, ib. 133 a 16 . Donnchadh gan doirchi ndatha (: Murchadha), MacCarthy 420. 8 f.b. tosach suirghi caem a dath: ben is fer icompocath (leg. i compōcath or ic compōcath, ZCP x 374) IT i 125. 7 (TE). Hériu ria ndílind datha, LL 5 b 4 . Here also Thes. ii 292. 18 : is glae thegdais tórm rochloss...is tech ndagḟir dath atchí.

VIII a trace, hint, sign (?): ar cathbarr cen duīthi dath 'our helmet without trace of foolishness', SR (Greene) 2689 (of God).

IX In local names: ocus na cethri catha for Gallaib Glinni Datha the Foreigners of the Coloured Glen Cog. 94. 21 ; not sufficiently supported.

X COMPS. (a) dath-, see below. (b) -dath in cpds. almost exclusively in the sense of I; frequent with adjectives denoting colour: dub-dath, crón-dath, gorm-dath, q.v. Compare further: oen-dath, aondatha of one colour ; doel-dath the colour of the blackbeetle ; drech-dath or pl. drech-datha complexion of the face; for-dath = dath; il-dath: étach ildatha of many colours; líg-dath (lí-dath) bright colour ; ór-dath the colour of gold ; so-dath a beautiful colour (opp. do-dath); soer-dath a noble colour , &c. q.v.

MOD. dath, g s. datha; n pl. dathanna colour, complexion ; with ní or gan nothing at all, v.s. VIII; this latter usage is common in all districts, cf. Dinneen, whose examples are all taken from the spoken language: níl aondhath de ṁoill orm there is nothing to hinder me, Quiggin Dial. Don. § 136 . cha rabh a dhath a maith dí sin a dheanadh ach urad, Craig Derry People 30 iv p. 3 .

dathach

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Forms: breccdathach, craeb-dathach, drech-dathach, drech-dath, il-dathach, dathach

adj o-ā, derivative from dath in various senses of the word, coloured , &c. a long dingbhála dathach, Leb. Cert. 84. 17 . ansad mís in nDaigia (sic leg.) dathaidh, BB 19 b 38 . domun dathach the coloured world: dered domain dathaig, Fen. 302. 6 . sechnó an beatha domain dathaigh, Anecd. i 51. 4 . ar ṁainséar dhathach, Each. Iol. 52. 24 .—breccdathach vari-coloured : donídh Iacob bunnsacha bláithi brecdathacha, BB 236 b 47 . fom bratachaib...brecdathacha MR 224. 4 . Of a salmon: bradán builidh brecdhathach, Cóir Anm. § 37 . craeb-dathach: clársceimelta...craebdathacha MR 224. 5 . drech-dathach: doruis dangni drechdathacha, TTr. 736 ; cf. drech-dath, ib. 1686 . il-dathach many-coloured , q.v.—MOD. dathach colouring, of many colours , Coneys. Dinneen HSD. Macd.

deccair

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Forms: decair, , decair, decrai, deccra, decra, deacra, deacraidhe, deacraí, deacracha, deccraib, decraib, deacraib, decrachaibh, decra, deacra, deacra, deacaire, deacraide, Deccair, deacraí, deccar-brat, fír-deccair, lán-deccair, sír-deccair

i, adj. and subst. Usually deccair in old MSS: Ériu iv 104 2 LL. SR 5823 . LL 192 b 11 f.b. Ériu v 221. 12 LL. TFerbe 439 . Acall. 6593 . decair, LB 272 b 23 . RC xi 131. 4 . SG 217. 27 . Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 . Rawl. 165 b 12 . CCath. 4508 . Mod. MSS deacair.—g s. decair SG 275. 2 f.b. Now pronounced diŏcair with the same open o-sound as in beag. SUBST. g s. decrai, LU 131 b 16 . n p. deccra, LL 44 b 4 ; 201 a 13 . Dinds. § 9 . decra, LL 30 a 34 . deacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . Mod. deacraidhe, deacraí ( Aesop ii 100 b ). a p. deacracha, Lib. Flav. ii 10 b 2. 5 . d p. deccraib, LL 152 a 3 . decraib, Gorm. Sep. 25 . Lism. L. xxx 2 . deacraib, YBL 326 b 2 . Laws v 232. 23 . BS § 39, l. 23 . decrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 (early 16th-century poem).—COMP. decra, SG 260. 32 . Reg. San. 28. 1 , 2 f.b. deacra, Ériu i 95 § 50 . Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . Donlevy 156. 10 . MOD. deacra and deacaire ( Páidín 14. 9 f.b. ). With -de: deacraide, TSh. 257. 26 . BS 54. 10 .—Deccair rhymes with lepaid, TFerbe 439 ; LL 194 b 36 ; Ériu v 221. 12 (LL).

ORIGIN: Regularly developed from †di-accair, i.e. privative di + †accor (compare tacar and cuirithir `places'); cf. decmaing, 2 deithbir, deinmne. Cf. socair, doccair.

I Difficult, troublesome, hard ; often connected with doilig, díchumaic, díchumaing ( LL 192 b 53 ) and doccair ( BB 305 a 30 ). The opposite of 2 assa(e), airassa ( Donlevy 418.25 ).

(a) usually with the copula, of actions: hard to perform , &c.—qui oblationes...cum difficultate reddunt .i. an dream ...réna deacair a dtabhairt uatha, TSh. 130. 2 . ba decair ┐ ba doilig la clannaib Néill beth oc fulang anforráin Eogain forru, LB 272 b 23 . decair dréim re Pennaibh Pó hard to climb Benbo RC xi 131. 4 . is decair dul i Mantribil, ib. xix 264 § 181 . ní ḟuil ní as decra liom iná gilla do bheith agam, SG 260. 9 f.b. ib. 3 f.b. dobudh dheacra la Doṁnall D. found it harder Ériu i 95 § 50 . ní budh deacra do dhéanaṁ, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . is uime sin is decra a ndealughadh ón tes, Reg. San. 28. 2 f.b. — dobudh deacraide dhó, TSh. 257. 26 . is decair dhom labhairt do lomm, Midnight court 391 ; ib. 421 , 845 . an deacair sin do dheunadh? ní deacair atá se coṁfuras sin ┐ &c., Donlevy 418. 25 . ib. 156. 10 ; 180. 10 ; 430. 12 ; 452. 11 ; 456. 3 , 5 f.b. OCT 27.1 f.b. ; 28. 3 f.b. Romans v 7 . MOD. is d., nach d., Finck ii 87. 2 . is deacra ná san maireachtaint a gceart a bhfus, W.K. deacair, P. O'C. Lhuyd (deacar, deaclach sic). Sc. id. HSD. Macd.

(b) attributively to a subst. difficult, troublesome : in gilla decair, SG 260. 3 , 5 f.b. ; 262. 6 , 11 . ní dalb decair, Rawl. 165 b 12 (chev.). foccail doccair deccair, IT iii 65 .

II Hard, hard to bear, grievous , esp. is deccair lim I feel sorry = is doilig lim: fá doiligh ┐ fa deacair leo Goll do bheith san éigean sin, ML 136. 21 . fosglais an buachaill an doras...acht gér dheacair leis é though he was loth to do so Each. Iol., 15. 10 . Cf. Sc. is d. leinn 'achṁasan his reproofs are grievous to us Macd. 314 a 5 . 's d. a Chola brí do sgeoil , HSD s.v. In Mod.-Ir. is d. liom only means `I think it hard.'

III Subst. a difficulty, an embarrassment, a trouble; hardship, distress, affliction . Often connected with such words as ainces, díchumang, doilgius, dúad, 1 esbaid, imṡním, &c.— mór decrai ┐ mór aingcessa do thabairt form, LU 131 b 16 . táthum domna bróin...bith ar lepaid na llæch is deccair is díchumang, LL 192 b 11 f.b. Mo Doe fri decraib, Gorm. Sept. 25 . nír dligh mé méid mo muirni. féch a Dé ár ndecuir ni, O'Gr. Cat. 347. 8 . ní bíth duag ná deccair ar nech intan dochluined in ceol sin, Acall. 6593 ( ib. 6565 n. ) = SG 217. 27 . Alex. 639 . tine dá marbad dá ttáinig a móirdheacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . me um Dhiarmuid lem dhecrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 ; ib. 19 . mé a ndecair sa ndrochonóir le hesbaidh Í Eidirsceoil, 332. 1 . cidh mór nesbaidh fuaramar is mó in decair déighenach, 334. 1 f.b. truagh áṁ nach...romṁarbadh sa resíu nobheinn isin deacair si, BS § 20. 10 . ib. § 39. 1 , 23 . deacair (sic leg.) ┐ doilgheas, TSh. 136. 15 . MOD. deacraí troubles Aesop ii 100 b .

IV Hard to accomplish; strange, rare, wonderful, cf. V. érim ndecair a wondrous course, Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 (chev.). réim ndeccair, LL 201 b 41 (chev.). ná bad séim do deog deccair, Ériu iv 104. 2 LL. Cf. Sc. is ní deacair a ta an righ ag iarruidh, Dan. ii 11 .

V Subst. a wonder, a marvel (now obs.). deacair .i. iongnadh O'Cl. P. O'C. a mbídh do dhecraibh ┐ do buadhuib i ríghdhúinibh Éirenn, BLism. 96 a . Lism. L. xxx 2 = B. Fermoy 24 a 1 ; cf. Anecd. ii 1. 4 . na deccra na degbúada LL 44 b 4 . Cuan hua Lothchán...eolach i ndeccraib hÉrenn, 152 a 3 . ceti trí deccra rostecht. fer cen chend air, &c., 201 a 13 . trí decra iṅganta i suidiu .i. lathrach ind rígthaige Chormaic lathrach ind Foraid...Múr Tea, 30 a 34 . cf. Dinds. § 9 (deccra). is do deacraib in domuin, Laws v 232. 23 . do deacraib ríg in richid, YBL 326 b 2 . ba deccair taidbsen dia drech , SR 5823 ; cf. ib. 717 . ní dam nā déine deccair, TFerbe 439 ; 'it is something to me which does not cause wonder' ZCP x 380 . dorónsat sluaig deccra de (= ferta), Metr. Dinds. iii 44. 71 . gona dánaib go ndecraib (Lec., sic leg., : Bretnaib), Todd Nenn. 136. 3 . BB 204 b 18 .—Subst. or adj. : conárb ingnad ┐ nár decair fer a maithiusa do ḟreccra ríg, CCath. 4508 . dobíd Buide nír deccair: ┐ Estiu i noenlepaid, Ériu v 221. 12 LL. as suaill daṁna a ndeacra, Hy Fiach. 174 (not `act of wondering' as suggested in Contr.).

VI COMPD. (a) deccar-brat ā, f.: gur scaipeadar mo dheacarbhroid a tír nÉireann, Gadelica ii 109. 8 . dochailleamair mo dheacarbhroid ar bḟírleogain, ib. 110.15 ; v. 1 brat. (a) fír-deccair: cid scél fromtha is f., LL 194 b 36 . lán-deccair very marvellous, a great marvel : Loch Léin is lándeacair leam: ceithri creasa na timcheall, ZCP v 24 st 12 (one of the wonders of Ireland). oen-deccair: a fagaind ón rígraidh sin do buar do brat do bíud: dobéraind ar aendecair daenfear do cét do tríur, ZCP v 23 st 28 . sír-deccair constant hardship, trouble : ní gnáth co menic nach saigthech cen sírdecair, Alex. 639 .

MOD. only usual in the sense of I and III.

Doimíne

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Forms: Doimine

n.pr. m. gen. is dana drech Doimine , Corm. Y 488 .

doír

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: doer, doír, dærcis, daertuath

adj o,ā. As subst. o, m. and ā, f.

(a) unfree, lowborn, of servile condition or nature; as subst., serf (opposed to soír free, a freeman; sometimes also to mug slave. See 1 saer); doer gl. mancipi, Sg. 51b12 . doer . . . .i. satilitess (= satellites), O'Mulc. 318 . dochraid cach daer, ACL iii 229 . saor ┐ daor, Laws i 40 . masa chudrumus corpdire dair dair ┐ dair urraid, O'Curry 999 ( H 3.18 427a ). daor urrad . . . daor deorada . . . daor murchartha . . . daor daoir, 2351 ( Eg. 88, 27 (28)b ). etir sóir ┐ dóir, Wb. 27c15 . berar . . . 'nas dáer na braiti such of the captives as are serfs, TBC-LL¹ 1696 . áne la dóer skill in a serf, Triads 84 . indogbáil doeir (.i. togbáil a hinde na doerclanna fri sáerudh) uplifting of the lowborn, Anecd. v 26 . saer i suidiu ndaeir ┐ daer i suidiu saeir, Laws v 18 . mac cumaili .i. daire of a bondswoman, 456 Comm. tucait na dáe[i]r ┐ na dorsaire do ḟaire na cathrach, RC xiv 416 ( LL 109b44 ). radeligtar a ndáer (= ndaeir) ┐ a mogaid de doeraib ┐ mogadaib fer nhErend, TBC-LL¹ 423 . mod frisa mbitis cumala doera, Corm. Y 324 . dia ructhar ar mnā dōera uand, biait for (ar, LU sic leg.) mnā sāera for brōintib, TBC-I¹ 1129 . etir saera ┐ daera freemen or serfs, Cog. 42 . o saeraib co daeraib, Laws v 466 . admestar doeru drungu fognama fognat, ZCP xi 95 § 47 . foirb daér ar dilse tenant-land held in fee, Metr. Dinds. iii 300 . d'fearann tsaér ┐ dhaor, AFM v 1842 . Servile, menial: oibre daora .i. oibre corpordha, mur ata treabhadh, etc., Luc. Fid. 100 ; Ó Héodhusa 160 .

(b) Of physical and moral qualities base, ignoble, slavish: ní dóir for mbethu, Wb. 5a3 . rāter rand do dréim nar daer (of Adam and his family), LL 136b25 . ba daor a dath, Todd Nenn. 282 . duairc, doer, dressachtach a drech , SR 939 . o Diarmaid nar bo daer drech of no servile aspect, BB 189a34 . a rosg daor an Diabuil, RC xxviii 320 . conacca in n-arracht ndoer ndochraid, LL 117b27 . for iffern ndub ndorcha ndaer, SG 52 . fria ndiumas ndaor ndrocht `enslaving pride' (?), SG 160 = fri diumus ndúr, Acall. 2964 (sic leg.). oc na slogaib dubaib doeraib na ndemna, PH 8308 . Compar.: mo choirthe . . . an duirb is daoire d'fiabrasaibh, Ó Bruad. ii 168 .

(c) enslaved, subject: is daor anois a dhuthaidh, GJ iv 10 . cella daera (a prophecy of evil times), ZCP viii 196 . tiuccfo aimser bus doer eglaiss do thuaith when the church shall be subject to the laity, SG 79 . Derbail . . . dar daer Cul Dremne to whom C.D. owned sway, LL 141a2 . doer o demnaib enslaved (i.e. possessed) by devils, PH 2226 . an uair do bhi t'anam deilte, daor uaidh enslaved by it (the body), GJ iv 20 .

(d) condemned, deserving punishment, guilty: slān cach ditiu(d); daer cach dic[h]ell `every neglect is condemned', Laws ii 2 ; 124 . d'eagla . . . go bhfuighthi daor thú lest thou be found guilty, Proverbs xxx 10 . dochuaidh síos go tigh na ndaor the house of the damned (hell), O'Rah. xvii 20 .

(e) laborious, hard, rigorous, painful: trosgadh, urnuighthe . . . aithrighe dhaor, GJ v 85 . is iontuigthe nach daor . . . an bhreath rug Dia ar Ádhamh, TSh. 3418 . With DO: is daer don liaigh inuair nach eol dó beatha an othair dórdugud it is a bad lookout for the physician, 23 P 10, 153ra22 . atáid trí hadhbhair fa' n-a daoire don droing . . . ioná don chineadh Iudaigheach why those . . . shall fare worse than the Jews, Eochairsg. 100 . innte (sc. isan oidhche sin) rogheinsiodar | Bile Tortan, Eo Rosa, | a n-umhla nochar dhaor dhí `their homage to the night was no indignity' (i.e. it was none the worse for that night that the Trees sprang up), ML 96 . Adv. gabhaidh go d.¤ docamhlach iad with rigour and severity (of captives), ML 108 . foighénaidh go d.¤ do Dhia he will render hard service, SG 24 . gur cheannaigh Críost ár siothcháin go d.¤ ar an gcrois purchased our peace dearly, Eochairsg. 73 . clogat do cheannach go d.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 22 . cruindigh do shaidhbhris gu d.¤ ┐ scaoil gu saor he amass your wealth with pains, Ériu v 130 .

(f) Hence dear, valuable, costly (comm. in mod. lang.; cf. Eng. dear): budh daor a bhfuil iona radharc precious shall their blood be in His sight, Psalms lxxii 14 . an criostal ba dhaoire, O'Rah. xxxiv 54 .

Compds. With subst. and adjj. doír forms compds.

(a) in sense of unfree, servile, base, of low condition esp. freq. in technical terms denoting social distinctions in Laws: ¤aicenta: daoraicinta `natural slave', inferior , Laws v 236 Comm. ; O'Dav. 873 . ¤aicme serf-tribe: athigh ┐ doeraicme, TTr.² 1303 . daoraicme gacha dúithche, Keat. i 58 . ¤am(m)us serf-soldier: ocht doerammuis dia mbiathad fri seilgg, RC xx 140 . ¤athech serf, `villain': ni haltram nach dóerathig, Fél. 44 ( Fél. Jan. 15 ) (but see CMCS i 46 ). ¤bard a bard of the second class, oppd. to the sóerbard, IT iii 107 . na dærbaird, Auraic. 1691 . aisti na ndærbard, 1590 . ¤ bondwoman (poet.): rohir dam . . . deich ndairbé (.i. bancumala), Ériu ii 3 . ¤ben id.: fo dóerban dul `after the fashion of lowborn women', Metr. Dinds. iii 376 . ¤bíatach: a chuaird . . . for a dóerbiatachu ` base-hospitallers ', RC xxvi 39 n. 5 . ¤bothach serf-cottier , opp. to soerb., Laws ii 288 Comm. doerboth[ach]us, iv 388 Comm. See Críth G. p. 78 , Ir. Recht 81 . ¤chéle base tenant or client: a saerceili ┐ a daerceili, Laws i 40 Comm. doercele ag in rí, ii 94 Comm. ¤cherd: lucht daoircheard, mar atá an drong do bhíodh ré gaibhneacht nó ré ceardacht, etc. artisans of lower class, Keat. iii 656 . ¤chimbid prisoner: é féin . . . d'furáilemh ina dhaoirchimidh díairm do mhuinntir na bainrioghna, AFM vi 2258 . ¤chimbidecht imprisonment, bondage: ar dháigh ná dáoirchimidheachta i mbattar a thír ┐ a thalamh, a chairde, etc., AFM vi 1896 . tromnemhele na daoirchimidheachta dorad Ua Néll don Chalbhach, v 1584 . ¤chís tribute (exacted by conqueror): daircis fodhnama for feraib Eirend, RC xx 337 . dærcis, ib. go gcuirfeadh fá dhaorchíos iad, ML 118.18 . Isaiah lx 17 . a láethibh an dáoirchíosa `of the enrolling', Acts v 37 . ¤chlann serf-clan, inferior classes or race: ho d[ó]erchlandib gl. exiguis nationibus, Ml. 80a12 . cach doerchland, cach merlech lowborn person (?), LL 147a47 . at imdha a saerchlanda . . . at [t]earca a daerchlanda, IT iii 92 . co n-ordnitis doerclanna i n-ard-clannaib, CCath. 249 . can cummusc daerc[h]lann no daescurslógh, 6035 . sé cinéala Aitheachthuath nó Daorchlann i nÉirinn, Keat. iv p. 13 . sochaidhe dia saorclandaibh ┐ dia ndaorchlandaibh, Hugh Roe 108 . adj. ¤chlan(n)da: a ceithri doerclanda, CCath. 3564 = servum pecus, Luc. Phars. vi 152 . a ndioghail an duinemarbhtha daorchlanda, AFM vi 2146 . ¤ḟer bondsman: a dáirḟir (as term of reproach), Metr. Dinds. iii 154 . ¤ḟognam menial service, bondage: rucadh fa dochar ┐ daerḟoghnam, Ériu v 148 . rochuin[n]ig C. chuccasom daerfoghnomh Temrach, RC xvi 478 ( Dinds. 78 ). ¤ḟuidir (tech. term), Laws ; ¤ḟuidres, Críth G. 580 ; see p. 93 ( base `tenant-at-will'), Ir. Recht 64 , 83 ff. ¤gním: fodailsed Aithechthuacha fo Eirind ┐ rodead daergnim flatha Erend uasaib, Lec. 350b38 (? = greim, BB, see below). ¤macne: bertair dóermaicni dóib their children will be serfs, LU 5614 = TBC-I¹ 1134 . ¤mám servile yoke, servitude: fo d., SR 1776 . doermamu fognamaidh, Laws v 222 Comm. Hence denom. doirmámaigedar gl. vilescere, Ml. 93d9 ; 101a8 . ¤mámaigthetu gl. squalor, Sg. 20a5 . hon doir[ma]maigthetaid gl. squalore, Ml. 28b1 . ¤manach base tenant of ecclesiastical lands, O'Dav. 873 . doermanuch ag in espoc, Laws ii 94 Comm. daermanach eagalsa, iv 196 Comm. Abstr. dóirmanche: cen erchóiliud doermancha, Ériu vii 142 . ¤mesda: luchd daoirmheasda taskmasters , Exodus i 11 . daoirmheasadóir taskmaster , v 10 , 13 ; iii 7 . ¤nemed (tech. term): atat dō neimid . . . saeirnemead ┐ daerneimeadh. Ite saernemead filead and .i. ecalsi, flatha, filidh, feine . . . Daerneimead imorro, aes gach dāna olchena . . . is do ṡaernemthib fognait, Laws v 14 . ¤opair servile work , TBC-LL¹ 1760 . ¤rath (see 2 rath): daerrath cach tothlu sech fine, ZCP xv 252 § 9 (see xvi 212-13 ). ¤rathas, O'Curry 483 ( H 3.18 251). ¤thúath: daertuath ` tributary territories ', Laws i 82 Comm. ba do daertuathaib Herind do subject tribes , YBL 139a36 .

(b) As pref. with pejorative or intensive force, forming unstable compds. ¤bás: fodémat uacht ┐ gortai . . . ria ndaerbásaib éitchib before (dying) a miserable death, LB 206b56 . ¤breth sentence of condemnation: rug Dia an daoirbhreath so ar na daoinibh, TSh. 4 . ni dhearnais daorbhreitheamhnas flatha tyrannical judgment , ML 102 . ¤chor: ní daerchor `no sorry bargain', Metr. Dinds. iii 410 . ¤chris: daorchrios diúide `austere restrictions', Ó Bruad. ii 70 . ¤dál hard judgement or fate: daor-dháil, TSh. 6099 . ¤dálach rigorous, severe: cúntas daor-dhálach, TSh. 3750 . ar na hanmannaibh damanta daor-dhálacha ill-fated , TSh. 6264 . ¤dangen: i nhiffern ṅdúr ndáirdaṅgen, SR 1764 . ¤galar: gailcind nó daergalar ` haemorrhoids ', Fél. 44 (Jan. 16) . flux bronn no daorgaluir, 24 P 3, 346.2 . ¤gol: ag daorghol i nguais ghalair, Ó Bruad. ii 108 . ¤greim: fodhailset tuatha aithecha fo Erind ┐ roddet daergreim flatha Erend uasaib they were placed under strict subjection (?), BB 255b36 . ¤méit: o Dealbaeth nach dealbad bréic | cinset Dealbna can daormeit, Lec. 439b4 = gaendaermeit, BB 188b35 . ¤múch: cen dáermūich daille `vile smoke of blindness', Fianaig. 50 .

In adjj. ¤bésach: gomsa daerbésacha macneda Uladh i l-leth o maithrechaibh inherit servile ways from their mothers, ZCP viii 545 . ¤buillech: deilm d. `a dishonouring blow', Metr. Dinds. iii 234 . ¤garg: debtha dene dóergairce, LU 3466 ( SCC § 25 ). Ériu viii 173 .

(c) Rarely with vbs.: ¤brissid: cor daerbris a druim ar dó ann, Acall. 4871 ; 6943 ; 6998 .

dornmar

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Forms: Dornmár, Dornmair, n-Dornmair, Dornmair, Dórdmhair

adj (-már? Cf. rig[h]e mhic dornmair Domnaill (: sogrā[i]d), Rawl. 85a42 ) o,ā (dorn) big-fisted, mighty-handed . pn As sobriquet: mac Feradaig dornmair, Rawl. 151a49 . Dáre D.¤ , LL 319b15 ; Rawl. 147b4 . mic Cairbre Croimchinn mic Daire Dornmhair (Dornmoir, v.l. , p. 68 ), ITS xv 67 . Dubthach D.¤ , LL 277b14 . Applied to a pig: gáir a muc nd.¤ ndega, SG 104.7 .

As n.pr. o, m., LL 170b9 . D.¤ drech-mór, Metr. Dinds. iii 92 . Dornmár, Dinds. 25 ( RC xv 325 ). gen. tucsat cend Dornmair daltaig, LL 204b35 . fa Dairbre mac n-Dornmair , MR 214.19 . pl. tri Dornmair Maigi hUisce, TBC-I¹ 3517 .

As n.pr. f. Dórdmhair (if for Dorndmhair), RC xxix 110 § 2 .

1 drech

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Forms: drecha

n ā, f.

(a) face, countenance: dreach .i. dealbh, O'Cl. drech curad, FB § 46 . duairc, doer . . . a d.¤ , SR 939 . dofich ruithen serci ina dreich, IT i 310.25 . in gelchrecht hi ndreich na cumaile (= in fronte ancillae), Lat. Lives 60 . is dāna d.¤ Doimīne | iter ōcu, Corm. Y 488 . ar cōime a ghnūse, ar sercaide a dreiche, ZCP iii 230.20 . d.¤ fa gili inā gach gruadh, vii 304 § 9 . beith co doichlech . . . millid a delb is a d.¤ , ACL iii 221.22 . soillsi dreiche, doirche rúin, ML 110.15 . dorat sigin croiche ina dreich, PH 2338 . isat cara iar ndreich ┐ deilb, cen co-p ed iar fhír a friend in face and form, 3099 . a druim fria diumsachaib | a dreach fria dedblenaib (of Deity), Lec. 344b38 . a aindir is míne dreach, Oss. vi 6.4 . a thriar brathar as dearg dreach, Atlantis iv 130.34 . a chuirp chriadh as dorcha dreach, A. Ó Dálaigh xl 7 . frons arida . . . .i. in dreach no in aiged tirim, 23 P 10, 2a . pl. drecha dáine, Metr. Dinds. iii 10 . triar . . . nachasella duine-tairesseathar fri an theora drecha éitchi, BDD² 1264 . Dondchad macc Domnaill na nd.¤ looks (?), Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 24 . Note also: ō tarcuib for doman (sic leg.) dreich appeared , ZCP x 47 § 24 (cf. do-fócaib cenn).

(b) Of things, places, face, front; surface: lotar co dreich inn atha (bis zum Angesicht, Wind.), TBC-LL¹ 1160 . ar comair drechi in dúnaid, TFerbe 85 . fuath fir . . . uas dreich charpait, TBC-I¹ 2524 = as droich, TBC-LL¹ 3322 . dobertis fordorchu dar dreich éscai, CCath. 3942 . dreach na sgiath, 3 C 13, 642.8 . rí rodelb dreich domuin duinn, SR 2637 . im dreich talman, 6510 . do dreich an talman suas co nēllaib nimi, RC xxviii 310 § 1 . for tul dreiche in talman, Laws i 66.5 ; cf. TTr.² 855 , Hugh Roe 314.4 . rolínsat dreich na fairge, TTr.² 858 .

(c) In prep. phrase folld. by gen.: ar (for) dreich in front of: comla . . . ar dreich cach doruis, SR 409 . co mbitis ar d[r]eich Parduis, 1124 = for dreich P., MacCarthy 50.6 . tair-siu . . . form dreich-sea fodéin, LU 3892 ( SCC § 40 ). ar dreath siublaigh `angesichts eines Wanderers', ZCP xiii 227.6 . fo dreich under the eyes (direction, care) of: tabar lett mathi Lochlainne . . . corop fa dreich ríg Lochlainne ecairther in tech, CRR § 12 . mucca Drebrinne fo dreich | ingine Echach Feidlich `under the protection of', (Corr.), Metr. Dinds. iii 386 . ro ergidar ┐ iadsat . . . fa dreich nDomhnaill, MR 120.4 . rígraid Cera fád dhreich nduind, Hy Fiach. 290.17 . fri dreich in front of, in sight of: fri dreich Adaim, MacCarthy 50.6 . dréchtfaid an dub[t]halam | re dreich na daimt[h]einedh, ZCP viii 212.2 . cath Febal re d.¤ in meic-se, Lec. 597a32 . nochar deis ē le dreich nDē it was not fitting in the sight of God, ZCP vii 304 § 7 . i ndreich = ar d.¤ : titul fil i nd.¤ ind lipuir-si, Hib. Min. 1 .

(d) Hence by synecdoche for the whole person: 'con chnuc, fo scíth crech claidbech, | fríth a d.¤ do dianairlech, Metr. Dinds. iii 74 . guidhim Dia rodealb mo dreach, ZCP ix 486 § 8 . is inmain le Día gach d.¤ , Laud 615, 15 . noemdrech do Gaedelach holy one (of Colum Cille), ACL iii 217 § 2 . a dhreach dhéadla, Gadelica 239.16 .

Hence person (almost = nech): cindas berass Ísu breith | for dreich na derna maith, LL 7488 . gébas Ailech . . . acht dréch rosfoid ní fitir nech coich na cia none save God knows who shall occupy A., 182a21 . Eochocán . . . d.¤ don bunad nár báeth, 141a8 . as gránna an dreach ghréachfas, ML 124.3 . By extens. kind, race: do dílgeand na dreichi duineatai, BB 236a7 . See 3 drech .

Compds.

(a) Common in unstable composition with adjj. -faced, of . . . aspect, appearance . ¤álaind: sochraide chloinne dreach-áille, CRR 82.11 . ¤beo: mac Donnchaidh drechbhi, Todd Nenn. 284 . ¤búan: roscar fri dennmais ndrechbuain her constant beauty of hue, SG ii 473.13 . coic bliadna dec drechbuana, Rawl. 163b35 . ¤dathach: dorais dangni drechdathacha, LL 227a25 . ¤derg: Dairbre d., Metr. Dinds. ii 46 . a meic drechdeirg, TBC-LL¹ 4027 . ¤dess: Mag nG. d. fair of surface (facing south?), Lec. 63b13 . ¤donn: Dauid d., SR 6610 . ¤dub: tar glenntaib drechduba, SG 265.19 . ¤dúaibsech of grim aspect (of troops), MR 222.26 . ¤ḟerda: co n-ilar ndrong ndrechferdha, BB 353b25 . ¤garg, Metr. Dinds. iii 74 . ¤lethan broad-faced , TBC-LL¹ 1715 . ¤mas: duine d.¤ , fair of face, ZCP vi 267 § 3 . domun d., Trip. ii 530.18 ( LL 130b35 ). ¤mór, Metr. Dinds. iii 92.14 . don Dágda dreachmhór, Duan. F. i 35.z . ¤nár: mic Néill N. dreachnāir, Ériu v 86.4 . ¤núi: di ṡleig Dáire deirg d. fresh-faced , Metr. Dinds. iii 134 . ¤réid: re lind Diarmata drechréidh smooth-faced , Ériu ii 168.74 . ¤rúad: Domhnall drechruaidh, Todd Nenn. 282 . in doman drechruadh, BB 7b23 ; Ériu iv 174.10 . ¤ṡlemon: druim nd. smooth-surfaced , Metr. Dinds. ii 46.9 . ¤ṡoillsigthe with illumined countenance, radiant: delbchomartha drechshollsigthi na diadhachta (of the sun), MR 114.8 . ¤ṡolus: buiden drechsolus, TBC-LL¹ 5497 (St.). dā oclach dathāille drechsoillsi, 5457 (St.). cloidhem drechsolus, 5453 (St.). ima arm dét ndrechsolus, TBC-I¹ 1913 .

(b) With subst.: ¤dath complexion: ri drechdathaib na fer cáem, LL 239b16 . ¤ongdás: cona d. . . . fria cend ` face-band (?)', MacCongl. 89.22 .

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