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5 acht

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n a.¤ .i. corp nó cubat nó gním ut alius dicit: a.¤ (.i. corp) co saethraib ar seircc Dé / a.¤ (.i. corp) co n-oene is co n-óge / fri figlib ro sin a a.¤ (.i. a chubat) / ro rir cech ṅdan ar diadacht (.i. ar gnim ndiada), ACC 85 ( RC xx 268 ). ecmacht dano a gno dó .i. accu mó a a.¤ .i. a chubat ar robatar .xu. ina airdi, LL 371d15 . mar ta innte a clí (ach v.l.) 's a corp, BNnÉ 260 § 220 and Gloss.

ainces

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Forms: ainces, aingcess, ainces, Aṅgciss, aingcessa, ainchesa, aincesa, angcessa, aincis, aṅceiss, ingcis, aingcis, aiṅgciss, ainciss, aṅceiss, aingcisi, angcisi, aṅgcissi, ainchios, ainches, ánchesa, anchesuib, nAṅgciss

n Form and inflection variable. (i) n s. ainces, Ériu v 94.24 . aingcess, LU 8215 . a s. ainces, Trip.² 172 . g s. Aṅgciss (n.pr.) (: riss), LL 3281 , (: geiss, 3353 ). n p. aingcessa, LU 10831 = ainchesa, Ériu xii 178 § 9 (TE2.) (see below). a p. aincesa, Laws v 352.20 . angcessa, Ériu i 218 § 3 . (ii) n s. aincis, LU 6144 ( TBC-I¹ 1657 ). aṅceiss, RC xiii 446 § 27 . ingcis, Ériu iv 54 § 25 . an aingcis , TSh. 3303 . a s. aiṅgciss, TBC-I¹ 263 ( aingcess, LU 4754 ). ainciss, Metr. Dinds. iv 242.30 . aṅceiss, ZCP xi 83 § 28 . g s. aingcisi, BNnÉ 128.27 . angcisi, 126.33 . n p. aṅgcissi, LL 3366 . (iii) ainches (perh. separate word, cf. ceis f. = ceist, Contribb. p. xxvi s.v. cesach) a s. ainchios, A IV 1, 98.10 . d s. ainches, Ériu xii 186 § 18 (TE2). n p. ánchesa, 178 § 6 (ib.). d p. anchesuib, Laws ii 66.15 .

(a) pain, ailment, complaint: ní no ícad a ances (: les), LU 4292 . a nol meda dí dobreth / nī bo ances cech thucai `'twas no hurt whoever gave it', Thes. ii 347.4 (Hy. v) .i. ni bu domain, 348.26 . cethri . . . cen tedmann cen aṅceiss (aṅces foraib, v.l.), ZCP xi 83 § 28 . forithin gach angcisi etar dáoinibh ┐ cethraibh, BNnÉ 126.33 . ós siabhradh meallta meise / gan súil éirghe ón aincis-se, Dánta Gr. 47.58 . tréde neimthigedar liaig: dígallræ, díainme, comchissi cen ainchiss (ainces, v.l.) `a painless examination', Triads 119 (? or under (c) infra, certain diagnosis). Frequ. in association with galar: ro ícc cech ngalar ┐ cech n-a.¤ , Trip.² 172 . is ed fotera galar ┐ angcessa forsna clanna, Ériu i 218 § 3 . gallra ┐ aincesa, Laws v 352.20 . Note also: [fer] . . . don fainicc galar nainches, an unknown disease(?), RC iii 344.20 ( n-ainchis, Aisl. Óeng. 47 § 4 ); ?leg. galar ┐ ainces (but cf. (c) infra). saíba ┐ mortlada, ┐ gallra, ancessa for tuatha, ZCP xi 89 § 18 . Cf. galar .i. gnáthach ┐ aincis .i. ingnathach, O'Dav. 1049 . a sore: gerr ┐ loisg an aingcis 'cut and burn the sore' Celtica ii 34 § 8 .

(b) difficulty, trouble, vexation, annoyance: bid aingcess la Ultu in dal so do gleód it will be impossible, LU 8215 ( FB 16 ). ba aincis mór lei an ro bíth leis día slógaib she was greatly disturbed, 6144 (TBC). ba aingcess laiss in dál dodfánic he was perplexed about the matter, 8774 ( FB 58 ). is torcda . . . no taí frim mor decrai ┐ mór aingcessa do thabairt form, 10831 = mórdhecrai ┐ mórainchesa `to lay such hardship and infliction upon me', Ériu xii 178 § 9 (TE2.). iarsain imsaitis for deis / cen sil n-úabair na haincceiss, SR 1126 . noco tucad cucci ríam aṅceiss bud doilgiu leo `a more grievous annoyance', RC xiii 446 § 27 . cach aincis tar a racha a furtacht . . . dó, Acall. 6778 . agh ┐ accais ┐ aingces, LL 404b24 . ní ruirmiu . . . a tainic de ancessaib Eireann, AFM ii 600.17 . aingcis .i. mallachd, O'Cl. Fig. Of persons etc.: o 'tcuala . . . in n-ainceis sin (i.e. Antaeus) icc indredh na hAffraicci, CCath. 2920 . na hamaiti ┐ na haincisi atá ac milliud in tiri, Acall. 6767 . Of weather: bile Tortan trom a ḟúaim / fri hainciss síne rorúaid, Metr. Dinds. iv 242.30 . ro ferastur tromsneachta mor ┐ aincis ḟuardachta ar in cóiced, Acall. 3508 .

(c) doubt, difficulty, perplexity (frequ. ainches in this meaning): cid dogenaidh . . . don ainches doforfainicc `what will you do because of the doubt that has come upon you?' Ériu xii 186 § 18 (TE2.). do ceist ┐ do ances for Senchān in scēl sin S. was perplexed and uncertain about that story (the Táin), ACL iii 4.18 . fer dana . . . do ná bi ces na a.¤ i gcetheoruibh rannuibh fis filidhechta, Ériu xiii 18.10 ; cf. O'Dav. 409 : ces .i. gnáthach, a.¤ .i. ingnáthach [ut est] dí na bí ces na a.¤ i cetheoraib randaib fesa na filidechta (so in etymol. gloss on éces: .i. dona bi ces na ha.¤ do fhastodh fair, Laws iv 358.1 Comm. ēces .i. ēcmachtces .i. ēcmacht a ches d[o] airiuc i cetheora rannaib fis filidechta, Corm. Y 538 ). innis sgéala gan aincheas / nách beam i n-ainbhfeas umad, TD 38.1 . In phrases: atá i n-a.¤ x is in doubt about x: gibé rabh . . . / i n-aincheas bhar n-urfhoghaill `in doubt of thy speech' (i.e. of its meaning), Studies 1921, 74 § 7 . an chúis do cuireadh 'n-a leith . . . do bhí i n-aincheas a hinnill, DDána 63.14 . atá x ina a.¤ for y y does not know about x: sin do bheith 'na aincheas ort that you should not know that, Desid. 259 . ní feas ní 'n-a aincheas orra / d'ailcheas rolla ríghleabhar, DDána 122.16 . bíodh nach raibh orra aincheas `though they were not ignorant', Content. xv 39 . na seinleabhair do léughadh (ni nach bfuil 'na aincheas ar eolchaibh), RC iv 355.12 . fios ionaid an eiseirge / do bí orra 'na ainffios (aincheas, ainchios v.ll.), BNnÉ 198 § 30 .

(d) Legal difficult case or decision: cidh i fis, cid i nanfis, cidh i na.¤ [ro loisced], O'Curry 1168 ( H 3.18, 464a ). Here the `ainces' refers to an act which is not justified but is almost a necessary consequence or condition of one which is justified i.e., a man entitled to slay another has to burn his house to effect it but this he was not entitled to do, Plummer MS notes. lan-fiach . . . a fis, leth fiach i n-anfis ┐ cethraime a n-ances, Laws v 162.2 Comm. cach ninndligidh athgabala acht nimid ime (leg. mini dime) dethbere do ainfis no aincheas, ii 48.12 .i. nocha caoemnucuir gan na neche sin do dénum co inndligthuch, 50.3 Comm. leath fiach cach ainfis . . . ceathruma cach a.¤ , 52.26 . muna fuilet seoit acu [is] ances athgabhala do riagail riu, i 108.10 Comm. nocha racha in athgabail i llobadh dia rabat na deithbir(s)e so air .i. anfis, no ances, no econnus, no etged, 102.22 Comm. di anchesuibh athgabala, ii 66.15 . ma forae neach cinuid [i] nainceas no etghe, iii 66.15 . in t-aidni frisnindli breth .i. noco n-uil acht glanadh ┐ cinnedh luig (= luic, O'Curry 323 from H 3.18, 178a ) ┐ aincesa atarru ┐ in t-ollam, v 100.23 Comm. is tré erchóiliud foillsighter aincesa in betha it is though legal prouncements that the difficulties of the world are made clear, O'Dav. 812 . breth im ancesa tuath, O'D. 1573 (H. 5.15, 5b). lia do fír . . . [f]ri aiṅcessa (ancesa, anchesa v.ll.) mara .i. frisinni is anfis do neoch, forna-fagabthar breth acht fir ṅDe in cases of great perplexity, Cóic Con. 16 § 3 (see p. 64). ainceas a nendac echtrand itir manchu cille, O'Curry 986 ( H 3.18, 424a ). ? is hé . . . ba rí for Mume intan dobreth arances mbrethe alLeith Cuind co Mumain, Fianaig. 30.24 . a.¤ quasi anceps .i. aincid a fis ort, Corm. Y 89 . anches . . . .i. cuntabairt, O'Mulc. 45 .

As n.pr. Ibar macc nAṅgciss , LL 3281 .

airec

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o, gender uncertain, see GOI p. 448 . Vn. of ar-icc. Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 552 .

(a) act of finding, obtaining; acquiring: ordd airic fil fuiri gl. x . . . quae nouissime a Latinis assumpta post omnes ponitur, Sg. 4b9 . Cf. ord arric crutha na ndul, Laws i 26.6 Comm. ara airiuc far diull tanaisiu `for its being found in the second declension', Sg. 106b20 . re n-a.¤ éta ┐ω gl. sicut etiam apud antiquissimos Graecorum erant ante inuentionem η et ω, 5a11 . is cuit airicc camai ni gaib airechas gl. inuenio igitur legem resistentem uolenti mihi facere bonum, Wb. 3d8 . is suaichnid sund tra as rect maid asmbeir do airiuc túas gl. legi Dei, 10 . a.¤ .i. faghail, ut est a.¤ cinn Johannis ( Fél. Feb. 27 ), O'Dav. 75 . is andso fri ha.¤ `it is difficult to acquire' (of learning a game), Ériu v 30 z . cuithchi airricc `a pitfall', vii 152.16 .

(b) act of inventing, devising; invention, contrivance, plan: aireacc .i. inntleacht, O'Cl. ēces .i. . . . ēcmacht a ches d[o] airiuc i cetheora rannaib fis filidechta, Corm. Y 538 . cethardai condagar da cech elathain .i. locc ┐ aimser ┐ persa ┐ fáth airicc the cause of composition, Fél. 2 . fath airic, Laws i 26.9 . caide loc ┐ aimser ┐ persu ┐ fath airic in ogaim? BB 308b44 . fāth airicc a dēnma .i. do díchor in luin crāeis, MacCongl. 3.10 . ros-bendach Dia na dúile ┐ ro faillsig fáth a n-airicc the reason for their creation, Fél. 2.33 . issed cethardha ara taisilbthar int psailm alis personis: airecc intliuchta ┐ gnathugad cetail . . . inventiveness of mind, Hib. Min. 5.160 . frith airecc ingnadh ┐ elada firglicc le muintir C., CCath. 2139 . dognítis airci druadh ┐ brechta nua, 3956 . dus cred aireacc do ghendais da saoradh ar dhilinn, Leb. Gab.(i) 10.7 . in fuigbi airicc dī tresa roised in tarb do comaentugud fria . . . is í airig forfuair in cerd .i. bó cranda do dhénum dhí . . ., ZCP iv 238.27 . conidh edh airecc fuairset cuibhrighi do chur fair (of conspirators), BNnÉ 296 § 30 . is e airic arancatar Greic each cranda do denum plan, Aen. 416 . bá sé airecc ar rainicc lais celcc do indell, AFM vi 1976.y . ba hi so . . . oirecc pene nua fogebthea forru a new means of inflicting pain, LB 156b55 . ? aireg .i. sgíath, ut est Táin: mo a.¤ dam a Láigh or C., Ériu xiii 64 § 34 . aireac .i. sgiath, Stowe Gl. 23 . arach .i. sciath, 200 . ? deil i na.¤ laime, O'Curry 591 ( H 3.18, 291 ). See Lochlann ii 211 . In cheville: amru aireg, Anecd. i 57 § 61 . In phrase A.¤ menman device, plan, project: basedh aireag menman arriocht la hUa nD. `this was the plan adopted by O'D.', Hugh Roe² 168.6 (fo. 43a) . conad hi a.¤ menman forfhuair `project', Marco P. 191 . ba mor . . . aireg meanman na mban so resourcefulness, Leb. Gab.(i) 158 n.8 . contuiled cach n-aidchi oca comaidecht do airic menman conda thainic a sult ┐ a feth `he used to sleep every night by her side comforting her', Ériu xii 156.3 (TE2). In title of a tale: a.¤ Menman Uraird Maic Coisse, Anecd. ii 42 ; `Verstandes-Erfindung', Heldensage 21 .

(c) providing, supplying (food, entertainment, etc.): trian a toraid cacha bliadna doratsat fria haireac (of a feast), BB 255a41 . dochōid for m'einech . . . a.¤ (tairec v.l.) co A. ┐ M. co mbúaib, ZCP iv 44.29 ( TBFr. 363 ). oc airiuc don t-ṡlúag os a cind, IT i 67.3 (LMU). coma hairec(h) aibhnisa d'ocaibh . . . eisteacht . . . , pleasure , BB 257b15 . Esp. in phrase a.¤ tuile waiting on, pleasing, satisfying , see tol I (d).

(d) act of determining, guiding: luamhaire . . . do a.¤ no do fhollamnacht na hecalsa, Lism. L. 2741 . doréir in tsenaidh ┐ airicc in popoil `by the will of the senate and the finding of the people', CCath. 76 .

anfaitches

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n (faitches) carelessness, inadvertence, lack of caution: anfót .i. anfaitchius, Fél.² cxiv § 30 (3) . anfot .i. . . . in tanfoitcius, Laws ii 2.17 Comm. is ed agurthar fuirre [i]nt anfoit lethfiach ┐ indethbir torbai ┐ anfaitces leth[fia]ch, Cóic Con. 18 § 10 (a.¤ may originally have merely been a gloss on anfoit, p. 71). ar imbed na n-anfaithches `for the multitude of the negligences', RC xx 54.14 (ACC). di fuachtain nó do anfaitchius `of injury or incaution', 278.1 (ib.). Ceall-dara do loscadh tria a.¤ drochmna, AU i 564.3 . i nguasachtaib tria anfhaitchius `though carelessness', PH 4859 . In more general sense: nachustarla anfaitchess `may calamity never come upon them', BColm. 50.21 .

In Laws frequ. in contexts referring to persons not responsible for their actions (insane persons, minors, etc.): fal anfaitceis, v 508.19 .i. in ime doni in ti ac na bi faitechus ceille co comlan, 21 Comm. ni abbail iriu anfuidces (.i. mac bec) . . . cia do beth anfaitces ceille fair, O'Curry 430 (H 3.18, 233b); 1745 ( 23 Q 6, 32 ). anfaidces .i. ceille in duine mir, no mac bac (sic), 433 ( ib. 234b ). atait a tri fors na laigh aititiu . . . .i. baes (.i. in mic bic) ┐ anfis (.i. in codnaig) ┐ a.¤ .i. fer echtar fine, 440 (ib. 237a ); cf. trí fors ná tuit aititiu 'na ré: bás, anfis, a.¤ , Triads 162 . ni tuit aititiu for . . . anfis na hanfaitcheas .i. ceille in duine mir no in ti oca mbi anfaitceas ceille, in fear leathcuinn, O'Curry 1902 ( 23 P 3, 23 (21)b ). is [s]aor cia ro astaithe cor socuinn cen a.¤ .i. in cunnradh doní in degh codnach cen a.¤ ceille air, 2398 ( Eg. 88, 31(32)b ). is ogh slán don ecmacht ainfis anfaitcis acht luighi nama, 2642 ( Eg. 88, f. 55ab ). anfaitces .i. ni caomnagair gin a marbadh .i. in fer ro marb tathair no do brathair ┐ is borblachus gin uiriasacht, no is anbothachus ceilli fodera dosam sin, 2646 (ib.). egmacht, ainfis, ainfaitces ni forbrad dire tar faoth forais, Laws iv 228.12 .

1 ansae

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Forms: ins(a)e, ins(a)e

(ass(a)e). Also ins(a)e, see GOI 544 . Always ins(a)e in Wb. in positive copula sentences, Thurn. ZCP i 5 .

I Adj. io, iā. Not used attrib. in O. Ir. Glosses.

(a) hard, difficult (to do): is insæ in ball do thinchosc neich asberad cenn, Wb. 13a19 . Frequ. in phr. is a.¤ do: nipa anse dúib mo intsamil, Wb. 19d18 . niba anse duit, 29d21 . amal nách nannse ṅdúib, 6d9 . is inse a ndímiccem, 4c2 . is inse ṅduit, 5b28 . ba inse dún epert gue, 14c29 . ni anse són, Ml. 45d20 . ba ansa dóib immthecht i tír, Trip.² 1525 . cid ansa don curp `if it is hard for the body', Mon. Tall. 149.22 (§ 60) . bá ansa damsa óenadaig / la demon co n-ír, LU 9441 . is andso (.i. is dolig) dam-sa ém a brethugud, 8777 . atá nech risnid andsa (.i. risnad dolig), 4004 ( SCC 45 ). is indsa don memor cachtad in cind, Laws iv 54.22 Comm. mo thaeb dess is mo tháeb clé / andsa mess for cechtar de, LL 9463 . dambad fherddi in cóiced a bith ace ra blíadain ni hindsa a bith ace it is not impracticable for him to have it, MU² 84 . Adv. ní géis co ansa do not make a difficult request, LU 3487 ( SCC 26 ). Of persons hard (to cope with), troublesome: dindí as na.¤ . . . á cenél sin `for that that nation is troublesome', Ml. 104a6 .

The phrase ní ha.¤ is commonly used to introduce an answer to a question in meaning well, as a matter of fact: cannas ro hainmniged? nī hannsa. Léna mac R. . . ., Sc.M² 23 . cid ara n-eperr Críth Gablach ? ní anse: arindí crenas . . ., Críth G. 1 . ced ón, cía sút ? ní hannsa . . . Conchobar . . ., MU² 550 . cindus nodngebtar ? . . . ninsa, Mon. Tall. 140.27 (§ 33) . cait a mbi si . . . ninsa .i. ni handsa, Laws v 2.7 Comm.

(b) hard in sense of unpleasant, unfortunate, sad: an cádhus do chleacht idir / ionnsa a dhul a ndímhigin (of poetry), Studies 1923, 421 § 3 . ionnsa don truaill-se atá umainn / an lá fhuair-se urraim uain `bad for this body of mine the day I spared it', Dán Dé xix 3 . ionnsa saor-shlat gan a síol / sníomh liom-sa th'Aonmhac, a ógh `sad that branch robbed of its seed', xxvi 37 . mar tám is ionnsa lem aithghin `my state is hard for one like me', Studies 1919, 74 § 13 . innsa re n-áes cumtha cóir / . . . / a dal ar lúi mara móir, BNnÉ 97 § 3 . cid innsa oc Mongḟind though it be unpleasant for M., Ériu iv 96 § 20 .

(c) In attrib. use: in leó húathmar a.¤ formidable , BDD² 515 . laech ansa do dingbail a gasciud fon samail, LU 6205 (TBC). tír ṅdúaig . . . co n-ócaib ansib, TBFr. 386 . ruc mac n-annsa die muintir troublesome(?), Corm. Y 878 . dús in [n]dernsaid nach gním n-insa `evil deed', Celtica iv 20.240 . a Comgaill cáid annsa 'o dear holy Comgall' Éigse xiv 20 § 7 .

Compar. ansu, Ml. 85c14 ; 95d13 ; 131b4 (see Suppl.) gl. gravius, cf. 133a4 . ánsu de (andsati v.l.), Trip.² 2593 . iss andsu dúib ind naithir fail ocon dún, TBFr. 414 . ba handsu dó meic Nectain / do chur assa prímlepthaib, TBC-LL¹ 1479 . imraidset . . . nípád ansu C. acht tuctha a cletíne airi, LU 5802 (TBC). andso dóib ma tát i péin / cen adrad Ríg roithes gréin things will be more difficult for them if they fail to . . ., LL 4167 . comtis annso a phiana oldas mar ata, Ériu ii 142 § 152 . gnim rob indsa dún, LB 116b46 .

Superl.: a n-as ansam diib (of difficulties), Wb. 10b1 . cid as andsam (.i. dolgi) lib ropridchastar in clerech, LU 9746 . inn é sin as andsam fil la Ultu hardest to deal with, 4837 . tene bas andsom lat dod loscud `the fire thou most dreadest to burn thee', Mon. Tall. 136.16 (§ 24) . andsum dire treibdire most difficult to assess or give a ruling on, Laws iii 458.12 . secht frithberta . . . ada andsum do ursciathu[d], v 290.17 . annsom i notrus . . . biatad ┐ tarrsunn `most difficult in nursing', BCrólige 24 . it e . . . ata andsam . . . oc sáigded, Alex. 504 . cid as andsom leat tucais? `what was hardest for thee to bring?', ZCP i 459.10 . ? Attrib. fer croda annsam chain . . ., TBC-I¹ 3169 . mac dorighne écht n-annsom, Cóir Anm.² ii 46 § 162 .

II As subst. difficulty, trouble: nacham tair olc na hindsa, LB 106b48 . luach é gan ionnsa, BNnÉ 204 § 49 . da indsa dec in domain abuses, Flower Cat. 489.3 . ní eadar gá ionnsa as mhó what greater difficulty(?), Dán Dé xxvi 28 . is cead liomsa a Dhé mo dhul / beag n-ionnsa é do eadar I know it is not difficult to say, xxv 17 . uch cid ro batar dam-sa / na ro ḟegsat ardinsa `great vexations', TFerbe 479 . Superl. used as subst.: dethfir itir in andsum ┐ in ecmacht: in t-annsum .i. is doiligh do neoch an fadbail, Laws v 222.7 Comm.

astud

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Forms: astad, astád, astúd, astód

u, m. vn. of ad-suidi. Also astad, astád, astúd, astód. IGT Verbs § 64 , § 106 .

(a) act of holding back, detaining, keeping (in a place): cen nach n-a.¤ gl. sine ullo . . . adpensu, Ml. 15a15 . a.¤ gl. qui non digni aliquo aestimantur adpensu, 15c4 . in Satan aridralastar insin dot astad etir tuaid `to detain thee among the laity', Ériu ii 222.6 . dodechoid . . . inna diaid día a.¤ , Trip.² 2682 . Ui Neill ic triall a thabarta do A., Ulaid occa a.¤ occu, 3015 . ata-roí a n-astod (astód v.l., LU 6793 ), BDD² 308 . cen caemachtain astada, Laws v 468.32 Comm. rogabastár éssi astuda a ech, LU 6398 . ic arichill astuda na laédeṅg, LL 236a26 ( TTr. 1425 ). rogabh gá astadh a brat she took to holding him by his cloak, BS 6 . fastod na fola mista 'suppression of the menstrues' Ériu x 148 § 4 . Of holding back an enemy: a mbī ēcmacht / hūë nAirt a.¤ / ar cūl cāich / ni bu tlāith fri catha castud, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 39 § 6 . ? gabul asta echtranda, Laws iv 38.15 . astúd rurech, LU 4755 (TBC). ac trena.¤ fer ṅ-hErend, TBC-LL¹ 3195 . ? cachain in dail n-asdadha do Gaidelaib: gebat foss findgrinde (sung by Lóch who had undertaken to ward off the Fomorians), RC xii 102 § 141 . Of retaining, keeping (in service): do a.¤ inna filed . . . ar robas ica n-innarba (sic leg.), LU 300 (ACC) (corresponding to fastódh na bhfileadh, Keat. iii 1453 ). Note also: cia bet . . . carru . . . / oc breth imerge . . . / is astadh doib in aidchi sin / dia mberther bo cach aicme do rig `they may rest for that night', Laws i 136.6 .

(b) act of fixing, establishing: ni ar far n-a.¤ i n-ógi gl. [porro autem ad utilitatem uestram dico] non ut laqueum uobís ineiciam (iniiciam, 1 Corinth. vii 35 ) to bind you to celibacy, Wb. 10b14 . do asdud pectho . . . foir gl. adversus prespiterum accusationem noli recipere, to convict him of sin, 29a15 . astad caich in[a] sochar ┐ ina dochar `binding of all to their good and bad contracts', Laws i 50.30 . ni conberedh breth . . . gin teora ailche astudha cacha breithe, 24.23 Comm. is i cetna leac astuga cacha sealbha .i. is e in cetna ni amail lic astus dilsi caca feraind, v 498.8 , 500.2 Comm. ? ni fulangar cuccai go tairi no ast— uadh fri laim brithi in laa sin, Anecd. iii 24.1 . rucus oenfer do a.¤ for diis one binds (proves) against two (Thurn.), ZCP xv 327 § 19 ( xvi 221 ). rucside deichenbur ar fhichit dá fastud `to bind him in his rights', Ériu xi 48.2 . dligid āi a.¤ , Anecd. iii 14.z . ferr a.¤ (astúd v.l.) amaires certainty is better than doubt, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 15.27 . co nastudh sualach, Lism. L. 2460 . do astad a císa ┐ a righi ar eigin foruib, RC xii 74 § 50 . a asdadh i n-aen .i. in trefocal, Auraic. 1027 . a asdadh a ndeichthe `its establishment' (of alphabet), 1022 .

Cf. fastód, fostad, aitside, astaithe, astaigthe.

Connachta

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Forms: C., C., Connachtu, Connacht, -aib

pn ā, f. plurale tantum (but see Corp. Gen. cited below) (inhabitants of) Connacht. Lit. descendants of Conn , Heldensage 76 = Dál Cuinn or Síl Cuinn, Clanna Cuinn, O'Rahilly, EIHM 405 . Traditionally consisting of three sections: teóra C.¤ `the three divisions of the C.', ibid. 405 , see 406-8 . in dī Chonnacht as-rubrammar frisin tres Connacht, Corp. Gen. 153.22 . `The race of Conn . . . some of them pushed westward . . .(to) the province of Connacht . . . earlier name for the western province Ól nÉcmacht; but as early as the latter half of the seventh century the . . . name appears to have been cóiced Connacht', EIHM 173 - 4 . C.¤ orig. Goídels of Tara, 226 . Earlier name of province Ól nÉcmacht (unexplained, EIHM 12 . See Ól n-écmacht ). Latinized de Connachtarum regione, Reeves Ad. 157.3 . nom. C.¤ , Sc.M² 20 R . accus. Connachtu (leg. —a, Edd.), TBC-I¹ 1 , —a, 6 . gen. Connacht, Sc.M² 2 . dat. -aib, TBC-I¹ 38 .

2 deithbir

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Forms: deithbire, deifreach, deithbhire, deithfir

n f., not found in O.Ir. g s. deithbire, deifreach.

I Distinction, difference: dethbir eter conn ┐ ceill ┐ inntlecht, O'Dav. 755 . in dethbir bias etir na da sruth, Lism. L. 4255 . acht nad fil deffir eturro, LL 30d28 . dethbir ngellta a difference of pledge, Laws ii 138 n. dethfir itir in andsum ┐ in ecmacht the difference between the difficult and the impossible, v 222 Comm. go mbí deithbhir idir phianaibh na bpeacthach, TSh. 6468 . gion go bhfuil in pulsa cruaidh ina dhifir dhiles d'aoinfhiabrus, is mo ata ag an fiabrus etica na ag aonfhiabrus eile differentiating mark, 3 C 19, 250vb15 .

II Haste, hurry (for development of meaning cf. debuith): do aithenset co raibe d.¤ mor fair, Acall. 3013 . re dethbir na dála sin, MR 238 . deithneas ┐ deithbhir do dhéanamh ré triall, TSh. 7749 . g s. fáth deithbhire , 10618 . deithfir, IGT Verbs § 83 .

dírainn

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n (rann) what is non-apportioned, non-appropriated (?), hence waste or wild land, mountainous land: a denum a sleib no i ndiraind committing it in a mountain or wild place (of a murder), Laws iii 98.3 . fer fogaib frith mbech in neoch mad sechtar faithchi co ruicce rud mar, no ecmacht, no dirainn in a . . . wood . . . or wild place, iv 194.21 . dirainn .i. in shleibe, 196.8 Comm. tri bruige rig rot ┐ dirainn ┐ muir. Trian do do nech do cuirither muir, ┐ nomad do a cuit [f]rithe a cele doneoch fogaib a nd.¤ the three commons of a king are: a road, a mountain (?) and the sea. The third of what the sea casts ashore is due to him and the ninth part is due to him of his tenant's finding share of what he gets in waste land, 194.12 - 14 Comm. diraind .i. sliab, v 332.28 Comm. dirind uas cach, 484.4 . aithgin cach fedha o taircell co diraind, i 134.24 Comm. sruth . . . combi dirand lais, iv 278.22 . tír ná techta díorainn, Ériu xiii 33.19 . d.¤ .i. caill ut est bla cuithech sliabh ┐ d.¤ , O'Dav. 742 . itir faithchi ┐ dirinn between a green and a waste, 1387 . ochtmad isin fiadh co comartha i sléib nó i nd.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 80 .

drinnrosc

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Forms: drindrosc, drind, drindrosc

n Also drindrosc o, n. later m.? n p. usually -ruisc, -roisc, but -rosci, BDD § 8 ( YBL 91b ), -roisci, H 3.18, 529 . Synonymous with 1 indrosc and rindrosc (-ruisc?) (q.v.) which sometimes appear as variant readings for it. Wish, request, boon demanded, usually in return for quarter given; but in BDD § 8 used of gifts demanded by a mother on the birth of a child from the father; in Ériu iii 138.92 (Expuls. of the Déisi) the terms rindruisc and indrosc apply to gifts claimed by a woman as her marriage-portion; cf. also ZCP viii 311.26 , where an `indrosc' is asked for apparently without any equivalent boon. Almost always accompanied by numeral trí (for an exception see ZCP viii 311 ), though in some cases only one or two boons are subsequently specified. Acc. to Zimmer ZCP i 94 n. lit. `rosc' of contention, drind being g s. of 1 drenn quarrel, rosc either eye or (more probably) saying, utterance; so also Corm. s.v. indrosc . The form rindrosc (or rindruisc; only the pl. occurs), which is less freq. than the other two, may have arisen through association with rosc eye, as though the meaning were apple of the eye. Possibly the orig. word was indrosc, drindrosc being due to assimilation of the numeral trí which nearly always preceded it (for an analogous case cf. drilind above). Defined: .i. itchi nó athchuingi, H 3.18, 649b ; .i. roga choice, Laws i 72.5 . In all the follg. exx. except the last the boons are demanded in return for sparing life: anmain in anmain a Chuchulainn, or se. Tabar mo thrí drindrosc (drinnroisc, Eg.) dam dano, ol C. Rotbiat, ol se feib dothaíset latt aináil, FB § 87 (three boons are then asked by C.; acc. to Henderson in his note ad loc. ITS ii 109 the last sentence of the quotation means that they were to be asked at one breath). bās huassut, ol se. to trí drinnroisc (rindroisc, v.l.) dait, al si, fep tissed liat anail (.i. do trí rogain ruisc feb conaitecht lat anail, v.l.), ZCP iii 252 § 71 (Tochm. Emire) (the wishes are not specified). mo trí drinnruisc (indrosc, rindroisc, v.l.) damsa, ol se. Rotbiad amoil notistais lat anail, or si, 254 § 76 (three boons are then asked). co tartath a tri drinnroisc (indrosc, v.l.) ndo, 251 § 70 (three requests follow). tabraid ar ndtri drinnrusc douinni, ol ind o[i]cc. Rob-bia, ol in triar ingen, acht nip innili, Táin Bó Reg. § 2 Eg. ( IT ii2 227 ), where YBL reads: tabair mo tri lanḟocull dam-sa, ar M. Amal no naseca do thenga rodbia acht beatha, ar an ingen (no wishes specified in either text). mo thrí drinnrosc (drinnruisc, Eg.) damsa, ol C. Rodbia, ol in ingen. Ar is ed rocinded dam inillius frim, ol C., .i. sídh ┐ córa do beth edraind ┐ do beith do aenmhnai ocum, RC vi 175.31 . mo trí drinnroisc (.i. roga), ol F. Rotbiah, ol int abac, acht [nach] ní bes ecmacht duind, Laws i 72.5 (only one boon is asked in sequel). batar he a tri drindrosci (drindruisc, St.) forsin rig .i. altrom a maic eter [t]heora aicce, BDD § 8 (a single request, but involving a triplicity).

éccumachta

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adj (neg. of cumachtae) beyond (one's) power or capacity; impossible: cach n-ecmacht .i. cach ni is eccomachta don fir amuich which is outside the control of (?) Laws v 158.25 Comm. secht n-ecmachta .i. atait secht neiche is ecumachta do ghabail isin rath `which it is impossible to receive in the stock' 222.6 Comm. is egmachta in t-ōl so .i. is ecumachta, BB 250a37 , cf. Cóir Anm. 77 .

écmacht

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adj (cumacht) I powerless: écmacht arindí nád cumaing maith do denom (gl. nequam) Sg. 50a14 . Cf. is ed nuall n-ecmacht annsin la Feine, bruidhem im a cuirm, ilach iar mbuadugad do memraib flatha, Laws v 358.4 (nuall n-e.¤ shouting without power i.e. empty or idle noise?). Cf. the people-name pn Fir Ool n-écmacht men of weak liquor(?): do feraib Ool n-ecmacht do suidib, Rawl. 118b7 . co firu Ol n-ecmacht , 142b20 . 149b23 . See Heldensage 76 .

II In an obj. sense impossible, that which is not feasible: is écmacht doib denum neich condegar cuccu it is impossible for them to do what is asked of them (gl. impossibile factu) Ml. 48a7 . rod bia...acht ni bes ecmacht dun, O'Curry 776 = Laws i 72.7 . is ead ecmacht caich, ni na tuca the e.¤ of each person is that which he cannot bring Laws v 466 x . ni hicar ni i n-ecmacht (i.e. nothing is paid when there is no power to pay) ib. cach n-ecmacht co slan cuibse, 156.17 (with gl.: cach ni is eccomachta don fir amuic[h], co slaintiugad a cubais don fir tall, na caemnacar a denam indus bu dligthige, 158.25 ). ecmachta ratha things impossible as stock 222.1 . ecmachta tellaig, 466 w . is di ecmachtaib gell la Feine mucca, ar ni tuillet side acht muicc i muin araile, 404.17 . Hence, in a concrete sense, n a place difficult of access ( Ériu ix 40 ): rud mar no ecmacht a great wood or an inaccessible place Laws iv 194.21 . as na frithib fogabait i n-ecmacht; ar [a] annsacht doib in baile asa tucsat is aire is bec berar uaithibh (`from the estrays which they find in an inaccessible situation; it is because of the difficulty of the place from which they took them that so little is levied on them' Ériu ix 40 - 41 ) Laws iv 198.9 Comm.

Cf. the follg. from the tract on the Law of Asylum in Eg. 88, 55ff. ( O'Gr. Cat. 101 ): is oghslán don ecmacht ainfis anfaitcis acht luighi nama, O'Curry 2642 . Of the slaying of a refugee: is cutruma an luighi ata uadha iarsna tri gneithibh so .i. ecmacht anfis anfaitchis. ecmacht .i. nech segar dia ghuin no dia marbadh can cinta. Is é in t-egmacht ar tús an fear robui ar an comairce ┐ rob uiriasacht docuaidh rompo d'fechsain na cuitichta adconnairc seocha, ┐ as iat robui ann a biubudh, ┐ do cuaidhsim dia marbadh, is [s]lan doibsim a marbadhsom the e.¤ is the man who was being safeguarded by consent, and went on before them (his escort) to look at the company he saw passing by, and it was his enemies who were there, and he went to slay them; (in that case) they are not held guilty of slaying him, ib. 2645-6 . Cf. Laws iv 228 .

écsmacht?

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n rosaigh anflaith leth aithgin moíne mogess; mana deich seoit soerait [= ma no(d) soerat d.s. ?], segait ú. seoit cundartha co mbi ogh n-innraic n-aithgina, ar itbaill leth ó ḟaill n-ecsmacht (`in fault of the forcible rule' or `unlawful neglect' transl.) Laws iv 316.19 . MacNeill suggests `from inevitable default.' PRIA xxxvi C 16 , 294 . Possibly a pseudo-etymological spelling of écmacht , q.v. Cf. eces .i. ecsmachtces, Laws iv 358.1 . ēces .i. ēcmacht-ces, Corm. Y 538 .

éices

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Forms: éces, éice, t-eigess, écis, éicis, ecis, eiciss, eceis, eceis, ecis, egsi, éigse, éicsiu, ecsiu, éicse, éicseo, éigse, heicsiu, hexe, hexi, heicsi, hécseo, éces, eges, éigeas, eicsi, écsib, eixibh, éigsibh

n o, m. n s. éces, éice, Corm. Bodl. s. lethech . in t-eigess , Corm. Y p. 90.25 . g s. ind écis , Metr. Dinds. i 50.67 . ind éicis , Corm. Bodl. s. lethech . n p. ind ecis , Corm. Y, p. 91.7 . ind eiciss , p. ix 27 . and eceis, p. x 22 . an eceis , Dinds. 64 (v.l. in ecis BB. in egsi , Lec.). éigse TD 8.16 (but this may be collect.; cf. éicse). v p. a éicsiu hÉrenn, Ériu vii 220.10 . a ecsiu Fail, ZCP viii 105 y . a éicse Banbha, Metr. Dinds. iv 316.19 . a éicseo (: so) 316 z . a éigse , Keat. ii 1641 . a p. inna heicsiu , Corm. Y p. 93.2 (= inna hexe , p. x 14 . na hexi , p. xv 27 , inna heicsi , Bodl.). lasna hécseo , Metr. Dinds. iii 146.12 . g p. éces LL 128a1 = MacCarthy 166 . eges, Corm. Y p. 91.3 (= écces, p. viii z ). éigeas, TD 3.10 . d p. eicsi, Auraic. 2120 . écsib, Metr. Dinds. iii 104.9 . eixibh, ZCP viii 109.23 . éigsibh, TD 11.15 .

The word may be cognate with (do)-écci, and the original meaning is probably seer (see éicse), but though this would suit the context in many exx. it is commonest in the general sense of scholar, learned man, sage, poet ; often used as an equivalent of fili , but the latter is (in Middle and later Irish, at least) a more specialized term: eces .i. ecmacht-ces .i. ecmacht a ches d[o] airiuc i cetheora rannaib fis filidechta, Corm. Y 538 . fofuair clocenn ind oirci ┐ dobert hi ceist dond filid...tethnæ iarum in t-éces tre tenm laido conepert cáin, etc. cend moga heime inso, Corm. Bodl. s. Mugeme . eraicept na n-eiges (.i. na n-ai gan ches .i. na bfiled), Auraic. 2260 - 3 . la heigius .i. filid, 2794 . drecht d'écsib... cardáis tractad cech cetail, Metr. Dinds. iii 104.9 . laidh... is dir...d'éicsib ocus d'ḟileadaibh d'aisneis, MR 92.4 . éices ocus filid in rig .i. Dub Diad Drai a ainmside, MR 46.5 . écess óenmná `a sibyl' Ériu iv 100 . an t-eigeas, ML 22.13 = an draoi, 20.23 . an t-ord éigius `the bardic order' Ériu ix 164 § 14 . Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, 92 § 5 . Studies 1925, 403 . is iomdha leabhar sgríobhtha síos ag éigsibh ar éachtaibh Ḟinn..., Oss. iv 272 .

Of a member of a bardic retinue: in t-eigess di muinthir Senchain, Corm. Y p. 90.25 s. prull (= intecsine, Bodl.). coíca écces a líon cenmotha eixíni, Corm. Y viii z . ni ruc (Senchán) co Guaire acht tri chaegad éceas agus tri chaegad eicsín, Oss. v 38.6 .

As title after npr.: Senc[h]an eices hErenn uili, Corm. Y p. x 16 (= eges, p. 93.3 ). Seanc[h]an eiceas, file agus primhollamh Con[n]acht, Oss. v 32.9 . Torna éces, LU 38a22 . YBL 188b8 . do réir Thorna Éigeas, Keat. ii 5462 .

COMPDS. (a) éices-mac: in t-éigess-mac | dá ngoirthí Daighre Dúanach, Duan. F. p. 10 x . (b) éicsfili: budh iomdha...éigsḟilidh dá riar, Ó Héodhusa, Ir. Monthly 1920, 651 .

1 fer

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Forms: fer, fear, fir, fer, fear, fir, fiur, fior, fir, firu, fira, fiora, fer, feraib, fearaib, firu, fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fer, Fir, Ḟir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, fer, ferchrechta, ferdrai, ferghlonna, ḟermeic, fermaicc, fermogh

n o, m. n s. fer, Sg. 190b3 , Wb. 10b23 , 11c17 , 22c9 . fear, IGT, Introd. § 151 . v s. fir, Wb. 10a10 . a s. fer, 9d16 ; 31 . 10a3 ; 9 . fear, IGT, Introd. § 75 . g s. fir, Wb. 13a12 . LU 3453 . 7085 IGT, Decl. § 65 . d s. fiur, Wb. 3c8 . 10b22 . 22c9 . Ml. 34d6 . Sg. 66a6 . (in MSS of the Mid. Ir. period often spelt fir: LU 8722 . Hib. Min. 14.472 . PH pass. IGT. Decl. § 65 . Early Mod. fior, IGT, Introd. § 73 . §81 . Keat. iii 2535 . TSh. pass. ) n p. fir, Wb. 22c10 . IGT, Decl. § 65 . a p. firu, Sg. 28a6 . LU 7529 . fira, YBL 123ay . IGT, Decl. § 65 . fiora, IGT, Introd. § 78 , § 151 . BNnÉ 104.36 . TSh. 7248 . g p. fer LU 7084 . d p. feraib, Wb. 12d40 . LU 7524 . fearaib, IGT, Decl. § 65 . (feir n s. Wb. 13a6 , a s. 13a20 , g p. 22c10 is merely an odd spelling).

(a) a man (as opp. to a woman): gl. mas Sg. 156b3 ; gl. vir Ir. Gl. 395 . f.¤ a uiro , O'Mulc. 519 . is e in duine cómlan in f.¤ ┐ in ben, PH 5720 . corp na mna no in fhir, 7425 . eter fhir ┐ mnai, 564 . iter mnai ┐ firu 2796 . bása mac la maccu; ba fer la firu, LU 9336 . in n-uair ropo thressiu flaith firu when ale proved stronger than men (acc. for dat.) LL 173a29 ( CRR 13 ). dorochair coíca láech lais ┐ dorochair f.¤ cach ḟir dia muntir a man for each man (i.e. the same number) TFerbe 675 . regaid f.¤ dar f.¤ ScM. § 15 . edhbrais é féin, fioru, macca, mna do Dhia BNnÉ 292.33 . notmuirfider fein feraib macaib mnaibh, Ériu v 154. 133 . cu ro aīnitis uile feraib maccaib mnaib PH 6309 . Used of Deity: F.¤ cotnic brath, MacCarthy 24.16 . don fhir do cum neam ┐ talma[i]n, ZCP vi 87.15 . a Fhir na ndúl, Dán Dé xxix 30 .

Often taking the place of a pronoun: faith cach f.¤ dinaib feraib hí siu each of these men was a prophet Wb. 12d40 . etarcertar oinfer in chrudsin (gl. unus interpretatur) 13a6 . is f.¤ a ddiis one out of two (explaining Lat. uter) Sg. 75b7 . gabaid cach f.¤ díb rind a claidib ..., LU 7089 . da brathair ... f.¤ díb for Temraig ┐ f.¤ for Lagnib one of them ... the other TBC-LL¹ 50 . f.¤ is deichnemor diop eleven of them Fl. Earls 96.24 . ocht rígh 's ceithre fichid fear eighty-eight kings TD 7.49 .

(b) a husband (opp. to ben `wife'): a f.¤ dligid her lawful husband Wb. 3c7 . do fiur indligid, 3c8 . mad co techt di co fer `if it comes to her going to a husband' 9d32 . dorat Hiruath grád di, intan ba beo a f.¤ fen, PH 832 . tuccastair a mac fein cuíce d'fir as husband MacCarthy 288.22 . aoighe mná nach mair a fear, TD 11.32 . Possibly in this sense in poetry folld. by gen. of place-name in addressing a chief e.g. a ḟir Eithne, TD 1.45 (see note), but cf. end of (c).

(c) freq. folld. by a gen. of definition or description: Find f.¤ Umaill (= Umall's son) Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14.8 (cf. Aenfer Aife, Ériu i 124 ). co f.¤ ṅDe the man of God PH 1363 . fir nime ┐ soscela Crist (i.e. churchmen ) Laws iv 210.7 .

f.¤ fine a tribesman, relative (within a certain degree) ii 282.7 . f.¤ fiadhnaisi rígh one entitled to be in the king's presence Acall. 2362 . f.¤ gualann righ one entitled to sit beside the king 2361 . f.¤ leptha ríg a king's bedfellow 7752 . f.¤ lethlamha rígh (expl. of patric = patricius), CCath. 63 . f.¤ lāime `perpetrator' (operator) Laws i 244.1 Comm. With abstr. noun: is tú f.¤ aurbága fil la Ultu, LU 8147 ( FB 11 ). f.¤ comtha a companion PH 2630 . v s. a fir chumtha, KMMisc. 242 . rem fear cadaigh ┐ cumainn my confederate and comrade TBC-LL¹ 3115 St. f.¤ comlainn cet a match for a hundred 3883 St. f.¤ in braith the traitor PH 5131 . f.¤ éicne a man of violence 7600 . f.¤ na sáinnte the covetous man 7727 . Esp. to denote an occupation or calling (often in stereotyped phrases, the pl. being formed by áes or lucht): f.¤ tige sáet [ = sét] (gl. arcarius) Wb. 7c9 . fear aire a watchman Kirk s. fīs ( Eg. Gl. 299 ). f.¤ altrama a fosterer , see Laws ii 184.14 . f.¤ bleithe miller (?); grinder (?): saer ┐ fer bleithi ┐ fer muilind, CIH i 287.2 . fear bratuighe a standard-bearer AFM vi 2272.4 . Isaiah x 18 . f.¤ baile visionary: ba síd fir buile, Celtica xix 40 § 1 . f.¤ cerdda a craftsman RC xxvi 44.2 . f.¤ dána a poet CRR 30 . fear dlighidh lawyer Titus iii 13 . f.¤ eclasa churchman Laws v 132.4 . f.¤ fiadaig a hunter Fianaig. 56.31 . f.¤ fognama serving-man Laws ii 390z . f.¤ forcsi spy LU 5404 . fear friotuil, mînighte `an Interpreter ' Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 278 ). f.¤ grād a man in orders Laws v 132.4 . f.¤ inaid a deputy; d'fior ionaid a bprionnsa, AFM vi 2116.16 . f.¤ léighinn a professor , one of the six officers of a monastery ZCP iv 234 . coibnius hi fer léighinn ib. ` lector ' AU 1034 , 1040 , 1042 , etc. f¤ muilinn miller: saer ┐ fer bleithi ┐ fer muilind, CIH i 287.2 . f.¤ uird rainne dispenser, butler TBC-LL¹ 134 . f.¤ spirdo (spirto ?) diviner ( ZCP xxvii 65 ): imaicci fer spirdo laim Chuirc, Anecd. iii 57.17 . f.¤ suic ploughman Laws i 194.26 . f.¤ suirge a lover RC xxxii 134 . fer tecuisc a teacher , one of the six officers of a monastery ZCP iv 234 . f.¤ tige a husbandman, house-holder: fear tighe (synon. with túathannach), Kirk s.v. criadhaire ( Eg. Gl. 111 ). fear an tighe host TD 12.8 . is cóir dona fearaib tighe ... a mbeangáin do scathadh husbandmen Corp. Astron. 46.20 . f.¤ tíre a landowner : dotét fer tíre co fíadnaib lais ... for tí inna mbech 'the owner of the land comes in pursuit of the bees accompanied by witnesses', Bechbretha 189 (e)​ . Folld. by vn. phrase: f.¤ brithe lésboiri a candle-bearer, acolyte Wb. 25d3 . f.¤ dénma bairgine (gl. pistor) Sg. 184b3 . do fir fert[h]ana na cneidhe the inflicter of the wound Laws iii 368.5 . fear a furtochta her deliverer TD 1.39 . fear tabhartha an dlighe lawgiver Numbers xxi 18 . In sense of owner, possessor: ig fir in craind ... ig fir na mbeach, Laws iv 188 Comm. Cf. Fer baile na gcerd .i. Maoilre Búrc; Fer baile úi Bharra .i. Séfrún, Caithr. Thoirdh. i 161 .

(d) in pl. folld. by gen. of place, inhabitants: fir betho, Ml. 16c5 . di feraib Herend nach di feraib betha BDD 94 . rí fer Fáil, LU 2811 . tar cenn fer in betha, Fél. Ep. 414 . fir domain, PH 1074 . fir in airthair ... fir in tuaiscirt, 5381 . f.¤ in tside men of the sídhe, elves BDD 3 . fir hÉrenn, Hy ii 52 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 499 ; 659 . cethra fer nAlban IT i 74.2 . la firu Herend fri firu Alban, BDD 106 . fir Ulad IT i 138.1 . fir Saxan, TD 16.2 . Commonly used to form tribal names (often applied to territory as well as people, the word fir being inflected), e.g. Fir Bolg, Fir Domnand. Fir Galeoin, Fir Manach, etc.; Fir Ól n-écmacht . See Hog. Onom. s.v. Fir; Rawl. Index.

(e) transf. of things or animals; f.¤ fidchilli chessman LU 9073 ( FB 82 ). cindas gontar ind fir ? how are the men taken ? (at chess) Ériu v 32.19 . Of a drinking-horn: f.¤ uaine, corn do bhí ac Finn ... f.¤ tuillidh corn Glais, Acall. 151 ; 154 . Of a bird: f.¤ fann ... focain aird ucht, RC v 202.10 . rinn binn buide fir duib druin, Murphy Lyrics 6 § 6 . céola fer mbrundederg forglan, Ériu xxii 51 , cf. Murphy Lyrics 16 § 24 . ecal fer | fann fet, Ériu xxii 43 § 14 . Of a fish: cend fir tuinde (glossed caput piscis) Hib. Min. 47.19 . Cf. fer tuinn[e] .i. brattan a salmon O'Dav. 1014 . Exceptionally of animals to denote sex: ar geig on fir torrach in banēn, Hy Maine 103 vb24 . bainéan ... ┐ dias ḟear a hen-bird and two cocks TD 15.26 . In the name of a bird , see eiden(n). Humorously applied to butter, ib. 37.6 .

(f) in gramm., person: cētfear illda sumus .i. atamait first person plural Auraic. 307 = ceudpersa, 2675 .

(g) With follg. gen. or adj., forming n.pr. e.g. Fer báeth: LU 6024 . i ndegaid Fir Baíth, 6025 . voc. a Fir Baith, 6023 . As name of a horse, Acall. 271 . F.¤ bend (`man of horns' ? See Heldensage 94 ), gen. Fir bend, TBC-LL¹ 2149 . 2164 . F. caille (`man of the forest,' cf. Lat. Sylvanus, Silvaticus) BDD 39 . voc. a Fir chaille, 110 . ¤cetharraid: gen. Fir cetharraid, Rawl. 144a30 , 162d44 . F.¤ coctha (see cocad): gen. Fir choctha, Rawl. 159b35 . F.¤ corb, Fianaig. 12.13 . gen. Fir chorb, Rawl. 128b33 . d'Fior corb mac Modha Cuirb, AFM A.M. 4727 . F.¤ da chrích: Fer da chrích, Trip. 520. 8 ; 542.30 ; AU 767 . Rawl. 146f43 . gen. Fir da crich, AU 746 . Rawl. 127b45 . Fer dá liach, Rawl. 149a43 . F.¤ dét (cf. Lat. Dentatus): do Fir dét, TBC-LL¹ 2147 . F. diad (`man of smoke') TBC-I¹ 2215 . TBC-LL¹ 3004 etc. ra Fer ṅdiad, 3231 . 3979 . gen. Fir diad, LU 6707 . TBC-I¹ 2210 . TBC-LL¹ 3217 . voc. a Ḟir diad, 3111 . F.¤ febe. (cf. feb) gen. Fir Febe, TBC-I¹ 159 = Fir aba, TBC-LL¹ 393 . F.¤ filed (see fili), Rawl. 156b2 . gen. Fir ḟiled, ib. 3 . Lism. L. p. 342.1 . F.¤ glan, gen. Fir glain, Rawl. 158.40 . F.¤ gráid: Fer graidh ri Caisil, AU 960 = Fer graidh mac Cléirigh, AFM 958 ; 959 . Cf. Fer Graid mac Ailgenain (a king of Munster) ZCP xix 94.1 (Synchr.). F.¤ le (lé): BDD 9 (om. LU) cf. BDD² p. 73 . F.¤ lí, Fianaig. 68.28 . gen. Fir lí, 74.22 . F.¤ Lugdach (`son of Lugaid' ?): gen. Fir Lugdach, Rawl. 119a23 . F.¤ mara (`m. of the sea'), gen. sil Fir mara, Rawl. 130b12 . F.¤ mór gen. Fir moir, RC xvi 135 ( Dinds. 131 ). F.¤ raith: gen. Fir raith, Rawl. 144a31 ; cf. Fir roith, 119a26 . F.¤ rogain, RC xv 421 . BDD 46 . F.¤ rogein, 9 . voc. a Fir; Rogain, 66 ( LU 7006 ). gen. Fir rogain, BDD 79 . F.¤ taí, Fianaig. 68.27 . gen. Fir tái, 70.19 . Fir thái, 70.26 . F.¤ Techet: gen. Fir Thechet, Rawl. 158.40 . See Rawl. Index .

Compds.

(1) to denote sex, fer is prefixed to the name of an animal or to a nomen agentis which may be used of both sexes; rarely with a subst. exclusively masc. in application, e.g. fermac;

(2) with adjectival force = pertaining to a man or men, intended for a man, manly , etc.

fer-amus a mercenary: feramus, Rawl. 113a9 ( ZCP xv 310 ). fer-amus no ban-amus ` man-servant ' Ériu ii 204.22 . ¤bolcum draught for a man: cethri fichit ferbolcumm as much as eighty men will drink MacCongl. 101.7 . ¤bratán: in fear-bradan, Hy Maine 103vb13 . ¤chara a male friend CCath. 1137 . ¤chend a man's head TBC-I¹ 1453 . ¤chland: eitir ferchloinn fhinn `the fair children of men' (or of Finn ?) BS 24.17 . ¤choic a man-cook ACL iii 241 § 7 . ¤chol sodomy Ériu vii 144.16 . ¤chrécht a wound: pl. na ferchrechta , Fianaig. 94.5 . ¤chubat, ¤chumat a man's length: fercubat fir, Trip.² 2992 . fercumat, LU 5858 . See separate article below. ? ¤chur a warrior, champion: fearchur .i. curaidh no gaisgeadhach feardha, O'Cl. ¤dál: dá céad feindidh ferdhála `of manly encounter' Duan. F. i 90.28 . ¤dam a bull Laws iv 100.21 Comm. ¤dord: canaid ... f. do contuli friss, LU 6312 ( TBC-I¹ 1810 ). ¤dorn a man's fist Ériu iv 32.3 . As measure: med ferdor ceachtar n-ai YBL 118a40 . tri ferdhuirnn ar airdi three hands in height Maund. 186 . ¤druí a druid: n du. dá ferdrai , RC xliii 24.7 . ¤ech a stallion: in feirech ┐ in baineach, Acall. 256 . ¤échtus a manly attack Laws i 64.13 (see ZCP xviii 102 ). ¤fuine baking or kneading done for a man: damna teora mbairgen ferfuine ┐ a sé do banfuine, Laws ii 176.18 Comm. cf. iv 116.6 . v 30.23 . ¤gaiscedach warrior: cona seisser ... bangaiscedach ┐ cona seisser ... fergaiscedach, Acall. 5128 . ¤gal valorous man (?): in forba fergalach (fergal, v.l.) foltgarb, RC xxiv 192 § 3 , Cín Chille Cúile 86 . ¤gein male descendant : feirghein deimin deimnigim, Leb. Cert.² 156.13 . ¤ glac a man's hand, grasp: (as measure): cainnel cethri ferglac, Cáin Ad. § 2 . ag teora fer-glacc, MacCongl. 3.14 . ¤glond a manly exploit , pl. ferghlonna, MR 264.7 . ¤gním a man's act; a brave deed: (of Cú Chulainn :) is áes ingini macdacht ... ┐ ní thángatár a fergníma beus, LU 4851 . ben cédmuinterais ... ar as i bfeirghniomha gaibhther, Ériu xiii 31.30 . cf. ara fen fergnima (apparently = gníma a fir), O'Mulc. 327 ( Ériu xi 217.1 ). tri fergnima Conaild, Fél. 70.35 . fri coibled fergním, LU 10268 , cf. ZCP iii 235.2 . Hence adj. fergnímach manly in action: cóic ingena ... bátar fergnímaig forthriúin, Metr. Dinds. iii 88 . ¤gnúis a man's face: nā bānaiter fergnúsi, LU 8426 ( FB 29 ). ¤insce, ¤innsgne masculine gender: ferinnsci lasin nGaidel .i. mascul ... lasin Laitneoir, Auraic. 521 . ainm feirinnsgne IGT, Introd. § 157 . ¤`a man's day,' a day lucky for men: tri ferlae .i. dardáin, áine, domnach, Triads 217 . ¤lám a man's arm, hand (as measure): fot ferlama da crund, CCath. 5604 . ¤leó a lion PH 3439 . ferléo ┐ bainleo BNnÉ 84.27 . ¤les(s) a man's thigh (?): feraid fodil di ferlessaib ar óenathib Ulad strews warriors' limbs (?) LU 6122 ( TBC-I¹ p. 61 n. 7 ). ¤mac a male child: cach f.¤ arosloice broind a mathar, Laws iii 38.8 . v s. a ḟermeic (of a hound), Acall. 5578 . n p. fermaicc, Fél. Nov. 5 . cf. fearmhaic .i. fir neartmhara, O'Cl. ¤míl a male animal: cach fermil (.i. cach mil fearda), Laws iii 38.11 . ¤mug a male slave: fermogh, Acall. 7222 . noenbar banmhogad ┐ triar fermhogad, 954 . caoca fermhogh, BS 104.31 . ¤óclach a warrior: fertraig feroclaig, LU 8400 ( FB 27 ). sliasait ferócclaich, CCath. 191 . gérsat calma na ferogláigh, Acall. 40 . ¤thincur the property brought by a man when marrying: ben for fertincur, fer for bantincur, Laws ii 356.7 . lanamnus mná for ferthinucur, 380.23 ( SM Facs. 42b ). See Stud. in E. Ir. Law 83 ; 126 . ¤thraig a man's foot (as measure): fertraig LU 8400 ( FB 27 ). comla ... i mbatár tri fertraigid dia tiget, LU 1443 ( MU² 915 ). tricha ferrthraiged, LL 265b28 ( MU² 508 ). tricha fertraighed, ZCP viii 545.30 . se fichit fertraigh RC xliii 80 § 82 . ¤thraigthech a foot-soldier: ic fosugud na ferthraigthech, Ériu viii 38.28 . See also ferbolg, —chú, —chubat, —chuitred, —doman, —gnia, —scál.

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ind compendium for Lat. id est, and in Irish usually representing ed ón (q.v.) that is to say, namely . See GOI § 35 , and KMMisc. 102 ff . In the Laws, frequently stands for e.g. : ecmacht .i. in lacha, Laws iv 196.8 , glossing : (fer fogaib frith mbech in neoch mad sechtar faithchi co ruicce rud mar no) ecmacht to a forest or a place difficult to get at, 194.21 . ecmacht .i. loch, v 332.28 . co tairnig a n[d]enamh ar in fearand .i. cora eisc, iv 212.23 (the gloss is written over the line in MS., and is illustrative of the possessive pronoun).

imm-toich

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v (imm-to-saig) sues, pleads: indic. pres. s. 3 im-toich fri reir ┐ rl. .i. in diablad sin ┐ in eneclann ┐ cach uile ni dligis duine a leicsin elod ce do bera toithed uime nochan fuil a diablad dó iar toiched, O'Curry 332 (< H 3.18, p. 183a ). ni 'motoich ecmacht .i. nocha neimthoingis nech aní is ecumachta do, O'Curry 1451 (< H 3.18, p. 647b ).

1 núall

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Forms: nuall, nuall, nnúall, núall, nuall, nuaill, nualla, núal, núaill, núaill, nualléigmhi

n o, n. and m. n s. in nuall , Ml. 51c9 , 67b19 ; but: nuall n-ecmacht , Laws v 358.4 ; (with art. ?) a nnúall , Fél. Dec. 28 (by Stokes taken as 3 pl. poss. pron.), cf. an núall-sa, ib. Ep. 163 =a nuall-sa, LB, Laud. g s. in nuaill , Acall. 7280. a p. nualla, LU 2242 ( FA 31 ). g p. núal, LU 9937. For: mo dó núaill `my two cries', ACC 5 ( RC xx 156 ) read with LU 518 : mo donúaill. In Mod.Ir. fem. n s. núaill, Job iv 10 , cf. ac nuall moir, TTebe 3374 (nuallguabha v.l., prob. nuallghuba is right reading), and compd. rathnuaill.

(a) a loud noise in wide sense, whether articulate or inarticulate, harmonious or discordant, sudden or continuous; gen. of noise made by human beings, esp. a concourse of people, but also of natural sounds; in pl. in distributive sense shouts, cries, acclamations, etc. is in nuall dongniat ho ru maith fora naimtea remib, gl. clamor ille militum . . . hostibus fugatis, Ml. 51c9 . nual debtha, Rawl. 106b36 . in nuall dani in sluag im Temair, Cog. 124.27 . nuall ┐ séselbhe na slógh, CCath. 663. nuall na stocc, 3129 . Of joyful sounds: amal guth crot carait nuall (of the heavenly hosts), SR 609. airdric a nnúall suthain . . . cantae . . . in maccáin ó Bethil, Fél. Dec. 28. nuall faelti, LU 2468 ( RC iv 256.4 ). is besad leusom in nuall inna fáilte ho lamaib (consuetudo est in laudatoriis clamationibus etiam manu plaudere), Ml. 67b19 . sluaigh aingeal . . . go núallaibh múisecdha, BNnÉ 273 z . Of mourning: atchluin Cu Ch. íarum in mbrón . . . `Cisi núal so?' for Cu Ch., LU 10438 (Toch. Emere). ferait . . . nualla trúaga torsecha, SCC 31. doronsat nuall ┐ toirrsi, Acall. 3404. nuall .i. gul, O'Cl. Of speech : nuall mbriathar (an outcome of `ira'), ZCP iii 26.31 = Ériu vii 164 x . nuall ┐ immad erlabrai do dénum i n-uair ernaigthe (i.e. loud and verbose prayers), PH 7855. siansa, gáir, núall, éigheamh, Eg. Gl. 537. Of natural sounds: d'énaib . . . oc núall ┐ oc labra mór, RC ix 492.17 ( LU 1835 ). núaill an leomhain roaring , Job iv 10 . nuall dermór toraind, SR 612. co cloisind, núall ri táeb reilcci, fúam na fairrge the voice of the sea thundering outside the churchyard, ZCP v 496 § 4. Eas Ruaid heret aiges núall as long as Assaroe resounds, Ériu iv 150.27 . ard a nuall aiges [in tond] im Choire da Ruad, Anecd. i 12.25 . is bind . . . nuall a sroth, BCC 282.16 .

Common in chevilles, prob. in sense utterance, proclamation, cf. nuall gan ghaoi .i. rádh gan bhréag, O'Cl. nuall cen cleith, SR 2617 , cf. ZCP vi 263 § 7. n.¤ cen lén, SR 6827. n.¤ gan gheis, Lism. L. 1286 = O'Gr. Cat. 625.3 (`a lawful petition'). ba nual co nem, ZCP viii 119.8 . nuall cuimnech, x 347.10 . nuallaib adblib, LL 36b1 . núalaib nél, SR 5805.

In Auraic. 5964 : cend ar nuaill (a species of Ogham in which the names of the letters were transposed) we should perhaps read: c. ara naill one end on the other, see ZCP xvii 302 .

(b) in prosody, name of a class of metrical compositions (including various species of `rathnuaill'): fínít dona nuallaibh, IT iii 93.3 (end of a section).

Cf. 3 úall.

COMPDS.

(a) with noun: ¤cuma state of sorrow and lamentation, Acall. 3988. ¤éigem: pl. nualléigmhi ` outcries ', CCath. 5631. ¤fhoghar, TSh. 6686. ¤gáir, TTebe 1301 . na nuallgartha doronsat . . . a cainedh Gyi, ZCP vi 85.26 ¤gol (gul): nuallghul (= planctus), TSh. 6430. nuallghol, Keat. Poems 672 , 1427 . Isaiah v 29 , lii 5 . ¤grith: nuallgrith na roth (of chariot-wheels), TBC-LL¹ 3311. ¤guba: ferait ind eóin nuallguba dermar, FA 33. co nuallguba ṅdermáir, PH 8201. occ lámchomart ┐ occ nualguba, TTr.² 1576. CCath. 2229. doghníd nuallghubha (= ululant), TSh. 4390. pl. nuallguba mora, ZCP x 412.20 . ro fhiadhfraidh créd d’ime uirre asa ndernaigh an nuallghudhadh dermhār sin, ZCP xxxiii 129 § 2 . ¤guth: pl. gaire truagha ┐ nuallghotha mora, Lism. L. 3636 . ¤organ: nuallorgan sidhe (of fairy music), Acall. 4620.

(b) with adj., prob. in sense loud, resounding or famed: ¤borr: hua Neit in nirt núallbuirr, LL 169a36 . ¤brethach: Niam Nera Nuallbrethaig of famous judgements (?), Anecd. ii 53.8 . Cf. a nemídh nuaillbreathaighe, IT iii 90.1 . gleo . . . neimnech nualdubach, LL 408a44 = TTr. 2226. tir ilcheolach . . . nuallfhaeiltech, Lism. L. 3858 . ¤gnáth: comérig, a Neri nuallgnaith `rufgewohnter N.' (i.e. of constant fame), ZCP xi 80 § 2 . mo Nére nuallgnaid ` eloquent ', O'Gr. Cat. 143.34 = nuallgnaidhe, 144.32 . grad núalnar náebdind, SR 6026.

oll

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Forms: óll

adj o,ā. great, ample ; cognate with ol `beyond', cf. ind-oll, gl. ultra, Sg. 220a6 (see 1 ol). The primary sense seems that of extension (gl. Lat. amplus, Ml. 20a3 , 92a9 ), but it is widely used to denote magnitude in general, of size, quantity, degree, etc. In positive degree not common as pred., and as attrib. used more often before the subst. forming a compd. than after it. Very common in compar., where the orig. sense of transcending a certain limit (size, number, etc.) often comes out. óll, gl. [requiem] amplam, Ml. 20a3 . oll gach ní as mór, Metr. Gl. Ff. 6. oll .i. mor, O'Dav. 1314. O'Cl. ionann o.¤ is mór, Keat. ii 2114. With pred.: ? is o.¤ ar nert, TBC-LL¹ 3280 (= is ald ar nirt a rock in strength, TBC-LL¹ 5383 ). o.¤ a sāith don ord ḟiledh | tar gach gcined d'ḟōir fuinidh (i.e. they above any other tribe of Ireland gave ample bounty to the poets), Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 92 § 14 . senchas nad o.¤ , Rawl. 88b25 . ba holl cuirp big of body, BNnÉ 328 § 59. As attrib.: scabel oll a great cauldron, Laws i 134.1 Comm. cubat n-oll, Auraic. 5664 . tarlaic Oscur irchur n-oll a far cast, IT i 158.5 ( LL 154b1 ). fo tuinn uill ūire the vast surface of the earth, ZCP vi 265 § 19. pl. ada olla `great privileges', Metr. Dinds. iii 18.233 . allmaire set .i. na seta olla morda, Laws v 412.30 Comm. (etym. gl.). bá-sa inón bíasta n-oll, LU 2999.

Of persons prob. in fig. sense: Aed oll fri andud n-āne `great at kindling of radiance', Thes. ii 295.2 ( SP v 1 ). ben Ádhaimh uill, Ériu iii 148 § 1. fīr gach Goidil glan-uill, ACL iii 303 § 4 . pl. airigh uill, Keat. i 222.42 (poem). errid uill, ZCP xi 108 § 4. tuarustal tri n-uirrigh n-oll, ZCP viii 116 § 14 . imon caocca n-inghen n-oll, Leb. Gab.(i) i 12.17 . ic rígaib allib hErend `noble', Metr. Dinds. iii 170.52 (for form cf. ii 78.12 ). (with prosthetic f) in fer foll, Fen. 226.15 (see Stokes Metr. Gl. p. 100 ). Prob. fig. also in follg.: fon eclais n-uill, BColm. 98.31 . i nhErind uill, LL 8b18 .

Used as subst.: dar o.¤ in mara `the great surface of sea', Laws i 142.12 Comm. , cf. O'Dav. 501 and 927 (gl. allmuire in all cases). cathchris . . . ó chond a lessi co holl a ochsaille (i.e. from hip to shoulder), LL 189a47 , cf. cathchriss . . . co tiug a oxaille, TBC-LL¹ 2562.

As adv.: intí ro charus co holl whom I greatly loved, SCC 45 ( LU 3997 ). co holl, Metr. Dinds. iii 428.29 .

compar. huilliu oínsillaib, gl. supra syllabam, Sg. 70a6 . is huilliu in trocaire oldatae ar n-airilltin-ni (= merita excedens nostra), Ml. 131a6 . nicon ru-accobras ní bed uilliu indaas rond-boí m'ingnae (= quae mediocritatis meae modulum excederent), 136b7 . it uilliu inna mmai[ni] . . . indatae in dánai, 43d18 . oillu oldate cóic cét fer (plus quam quingentis), Wb. 13b2 . ochtmoga taighi no ni is uilliu eighty houses or more, AU ii 140.11 , cf. 126.20 . cúicc cētt no ní as uille dona Gallaibh, AFM iii 26.4 . ní bai for Affraic . . . ri bad uilliu ferann inās who had more territory, CCath. 3017. Folld. by partitive DE: ni bed uilliu . . . di fochaid any more tribulation, Ml. 54b30 . ni dingenta-sa ní budh uilli do goil thou wouldst do no more feats of valour, ZCP vi 34.5 . With prosthetic f: ni fulliu serc a mmac la doíne . . . andas do serc-so lim-sa, LU 1680 ( RC ix 456.11 ). airimh is fuilliu anda coit, Auraic. 1452 = is uille, 3063 . uilliu fit na n-opreoire the workmen's ration is larger, ZCP xiii 27.24 (fuilliu v.l.). With -de: uilliti he in dā sreith do bet[h] air `longer from having two parts', Laws i 138.35 Comm. co mbad ḟuillite a gráin, Metr. Dinds. iv 328.20 ( LL 193b2 ). As adv.: cor pianad he ni bud ulli oldait a braithre, PH 6648. na ro thraetha nech a chorp andaas is uilliu téchta more than is meet, 5978 . bí ar mo chuid ní as uille ná mar iarrmuid beyond what I ask, Dán Dé i 3.

superl. ? rí tuathe, . . . rí, rígruire . . . ollom huas cach cóe highest, ZCP v 499 § 8. in chuid rob uilli d'Ard Macha, RC xviii 13.15 . aonfher rob uille nert a nErinn, ZCP xiii 199.17 . dreach is uille bladh `mightiest in fame', Studies 1921, 589 § 10 . Adv. do shaor-chlannuibh Gaoidheal . . . do bhiodh anas uille ara n-aire do ionchoimheud (whose records) they were most solicitous to preserve, MS. Mat. 581.39 (D. MacFirbisigh).

Compds.

(a) with subst. in sense vast, great , occas. forming a stable compd.: ¤alt: mathe fer n-Ol n-écmacht n-ollalt `of great adventures', Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 56 ( LL 184a55 ), cf. cona ollaltaib, LU 4333. ¤ār .i. ár oll .i. ár mór, O'Cl. (etym. gl. on river-name Ollar). ¤arbhar .i. sluagh mór, O'Cl. (gl. on river-name Ollarbha). ¤athach .i. naimhdheanus mór, O'Cl. ¤athair, sobriquet of the Dagda: Eochaid Ollathair, Cóir Anm. 151. Eochu O., LL 127b3 . ¤band `great exploit', Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 22 ( LL 182b48 ). ¤bairdne (one of the four divi- sions of `bairdne'), IT iii 6.17 (-bairdni), 23.10 . ¤bine `great crime', RC xv 294.18 ( Dinds. 5 , explanation of name Inber n-Ailbine). ¤blad great fame : gním fri o., SR 3323. co n-ollbladaib, 459 . ós Elga ollblaid, Metr. Dinds. iii 112.26 . ¤breccad (name of a metre), IT iii 76 § 41. ¤bríg, SCC 41 ( LU 3904 ). ¤chéssad `great suffering', Fél. Dec. 2. ¤chóiced a great fifth , (a) one of the major provinces of Ireland (common and stereotyped): cethri ollchoíceda Hérend, CRR 3. oc c(r)ethri ollchoecedaib Herend, LU 3437 ( SCC 21 ). opair cethri ollchoiced ṅhErenn, TBC-LL¹ 122. (b) the fifth day of the moon? mar ēsca 'na ollchuigeadh, MR 186.26 ; cf. 106.14 . ¤chosnam great contention: bó fri hUlath n-ollchosnam, Studia Celtica Upsaliensia ii 61 § 6 (Conailla Medb míchuru) . ¤c[h]uma `great carnage', CF 776. ¤dam a great ox: of a hero, Rawl. 116c14 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17.5 , where Meyer emends: Ollam, taking it as npr. ¤dám a great company: mór in o. óenmuicce, Metr. Dinds. iv 196.24 (i.e. great was the company which assembled to feast on a single pig), cf. IT i 109.8 and ZCP ii 37.8 . ¤domun the great world: foth slóig olldomuin 'the equivalent of the host of the great world' Ériu lii 76, 83 . sīr methraī oldomun, Corp. Gen. 2 (Rawl. 115 a 33) . oldomun crīch Crothomuin, ibid. (Rawl. 115 a 47) . ¤geis: secht n-ailgeasa . . . .i. secht n-ollgeisi major prohibitions, Laws v 352.2 . ¤grád, SR 628 (of a rank of the celestial hierarchy). Mannasse milib olgrád, 4446 . Maolumha ind ollgráidh `of great dignity', AFM i 250 (poem). ¤gus, Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 18 ( LL 182b40 ). ¤imbresan: g p. uall ollimresan, SCC 41 ( LU 3904 ). ¤maisse great beauty: for dath n-órda n-o., BDD 100 e . ¤muir, Fél. Feb. 17. ¤nia .i. trēnfer, Lism. L. 317.20 . ¤oígi a great guest or visitor : ollaighe boi at' urbruinde, Ériu i 122.26 (hymn to the Virgin Mary). ¤piast: oillphiast, TSh. 6622. ódchí an oilphéisd, TD i 36 (see note ii 193 ). ¤trían a great third (cf. ollchoíced): o. Gaedel `the third part and upwards of the Gaels', MR 186.16 . go n-o. in ríghthoighe, Ériu viii 135.12 .

(b) with adj., with advbl. force: ¤adbal: delg . . . olladbol, BDD 100 g. i n-aonach olladbul, TBC-LL¹ 5449 St. ¤asndisse declared emphatically (gl. emphaticus), Ml. 40b7 . ¤brass: os inis . . . ocēin ollbrais, Anecd. i 55 § 39. ¤étig, LL 27b45 . ¤forbthe: āirim o. `a quite perfect number', Auraic. 1447 (distinguished from á. anforbthe ┐ á. forbthe) = nuimir oullforpthi, 3056 . ¤gorm: for Eithni n-ollghuirm, IT iii 72 § 28 = Bruchst. i § 40 (`die glorreiche E.'). macc Echach ollguirm `brilliant', Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 20 ( LL 182b44 ). ¤mass `exceeding fair', Metr. Dinds. ii 66.9 . cosin n-aeb ollmais, LL 288 marg. inf. ¤mór ( ¤már): rí co n-allodaib ol[l]már, SR 6762 . la sluagh n-ollmár, ACL iii 298 § 66. ¤múad: ar buide n-Iuda n-ollmúad, SR 6574.

(c) adj. derived from noun compounded with oll: ¤bladach: Oisín o., Acall. 740. coiced o. Ulad, 2817 . Ulaid ollbladacha, TBC-LL¹ 1032. ¤brígach: ind o. (of Emer), FB 68. ¤buidnech possessing great troops: Comar o. na tri n-uisci, Acall. 2629. ¤chruthach: Una Ollchruthach, The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 229 . ¤dóitech big-fisted: g s m. (as sobriquet) Olldóitig [sic leg.], Metr. Dinds. iii 70.68 (see note). ¤gothach: Gede O., LL 128a6 ( MacCarthy 166 § 1 ), cf. Cóir Anm. 247. rigraid Ailig ollghothach, MR 188.1 .

(d) exceptionally with vb.: iathu Ailbhi ollghebhaidh `he shall mightily obtain', Leb. Cert. 202.9 ( BB 278a41 ).

Ól n-écmacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Ól n-écmacht or dil.ie/33820

 

pn an old name of Connacht , used later in poetry. roptar íat dā coiced ro techtsat cland Heremoin .i. cóiced nGáleoin ┐ coiced Ól nÉcmacht (.i. coiced Connacht), LU 4079 . do ḟeraib Ól nEcmacht. Dib-side congairther Con- nachta indiu, LL 311c22 . ro lil Coígidh Olnécmachta do choiged Connacht, Cóir Anm. 77 (leg. ainm C. Ól.?). eich fer n-Ólnecmacht, O'Mulc. 510. do ordugud righe Cairnd Ol- necmachta, ZCP viii 102.7 = do o.¤ fer cuigid Connacht, Ériu ii 186.5 . d'ḟéachain Chóigidh Ól nÉagmhocht, TD 2.3 .

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