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eipe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. eipe or dil.ie/19816

 

n io, n.

I Act of cutting; a cutting, incision: im fidbae .i. bis oc eibi in feda, Laws i 140.2 Comm. amser as coimdire tairddbe cacha feda fria bun-ebe `when the cutting of each tree is liable to the same fine as cutting the trunk' iv 168.25 . Paring: fir-epi combi ocus a rinn biraith amail delc `cutting them until their points are sharp like thorns' (gl. on: airdbe naindeilg, a kind of trespass) i 236.6 . Of breaking the surface of land: fír-eibe in feraind (gl. on: aurba tire) iv 152.11 . (pl.) fir-ebeda doberar ar in ferand 154.14. Comm. in fir-eipe doníter resin n-eimfedhain doberar ar amus in muilind the clearing for the carriage 154.26. Comm.

Transf.: eipe a droma the back-cut (of a salt pig, i.e. the place where the cut is made) Laws ii 246.5 .

Metaph.: iar n-eipe rechta (.i. iar na brisi .i. iarna turbrodh) `after violating the law' i 260.26 ( 282.14 ).

II A cutting out, culling, selection: forsin n-aibgitir .i. forsind epe au[g]dair `author's selection' Auraic. 349 . 390 . 2711 (ebe). 2647 (eibe). 2779 ( eipi ).

Cf. cach mes...is a midbu miter .i. is ondi tara mbi in t-eibe meodhanach .i. in grainne a mesemnaigther é, eipe .i. grainne mas fír dhamhsa, O'Dav. 1244 (i.e. the middle notch of the balance-beam resting on the fulcrum ?) airdbidh no aird-eibi .i. cinnedh,...for airdeibe cinntech `a definite decision' (?) 110 .

tuba

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tuba or dil.ie/42259

 

Forms: tubae

n [tubae io, n.]. Also tubad, see tubaid. Vn. of 1 do-ben. IGT Decl. § 3 (44.23) . Verbs § 74 .

(a) cutting, digging: t.¤ rama `cutting for a spade,' Laws v 486.18 .i. tu-eipi .i. eipi i tai adbur coisi in rama, 488.23 Comm. t .i. tochailt, ut est t.¤ tíre .i. fóit do bhuain ás, O'Dav. 1513. Cf. and fail fo tháth fo th.¤ | a ráth `close covered by the sod,' Metr. Dinds. iii 240.15 .

(b) attacking, assailing; attack, onslaught: tucusttair tumha dícle ... uadho dia chois, ZCP x 292.24 . slúag teichthech iarna t.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 84.71 . ar tuinn t.¤ (.i. debtha) `gegen die Woge der Anfeindung,' ZCP xvii 266.13 . fuair in cing a thubha thair | i cath cind Bugha, BB 58b15 . nirbo turrac gan tubha, CCath. 5797 . geib lúirig rot-mela | nár máided do th.¤ , SG 117.10 . curaid nár tláith re tuibi (: Bertraigi), Hy Fiach. 250.3 . i dtráth tugha in time of strife (?), DDána 82.42 . d'aithle thugha gach Ghoill ghlais, 91.26 . mór tubha bhar dteagbhála `great is the overthrow of your attack,' Content. x 24 . mo thubha le tár mbriathar to assail me with verbal abuse, Studies 1929, 80 § 8 .

(c) reproaching, accusing, imputing: dula don eclais | cinnus ata cen t.¤ ? `without cavil,' Ériu v 20.28 . mic endga ... .i. mic nemurcoidech gin cond ... .i. dia munadh fasta in tegcodnach logh enech im scuithi co cenn a secht mbliadhan gin tubha fris, ┐ mad tuba fris ni fastann acht na tri briathra ... fasta logh enech im scuithi othá a secht deg amach cia dentar a tubha fris gin co dentar, O'Curry 2431 ( Eg. 88 fo. 35 (36)a ). ? fuichi do t.¤ re nech, | do ni ogul don airech, O'Curry 1191 ( H 3.18, 474a ). isin t.¤ nainme do rigned re Fergus, Laws i 68.16 Comm. ó taoi re tubha ar gcomhráidh `since you will contest my assertions,' Content. vi 103 . sinn as tírse gar dtugha `when I am rejected in this land,' Aithd. D. 48.19 . do bhi an t-anum ... ag tubha gach uile (leg. uilc ?) da ndernad se fein riamh ris, Aisl. Tond. 125.35 . ro pad t.¤ ... da bar tuathaib, MR 150 22.

(d) In phrase t.¤ i n-agaidh lit. frontal attack (?). Usually in fig. sense accusation, refutation, condemnation. Cf. oc t.¤ h'uilc ... it agaid, PH 8230 . ic a th.¤ i t'agaid amal ro-sáraigis in coimdiu, 8265 . tigthear dá tubha i n-aghaidh | ón chlí féin 's na foraraibh `an attack is made on her' (the soul), Timth. viii 1918, 12 § 19 . bréag do thubha i n-aghaidh ruibh `to refute your falsehoods', Content. xvii 7 . dá thugha i n-aghaidh `two frontal attacks' (notes), Aithd. D. 50.19 . ní linn Mumha ní leann Laighin | gearr bhus tubha án aghaidh ann, cited Aithd. D. 50.19 n. ná tuig nach tuga i n-aghaidh | beith i gCraobhruadh Ch., L. Cl. A. B. 63.121 . dorindetur sin mórán tugha anagaid air ┐ fhonámhait fói, Maund. 16.

(e) showing, proving, setting forth (?): tubha .i. taisbénadh, O'Cl. bertur na cuic seoit sin fri faithe diubh so dia tubha fri fiadhnuibh cu ngebud a fuaslucudh dia tista do thabhuirt dlighedh do `to show before witnesses that he would accept of a ransom,' Laws ii 16.31 Comm. ic tuba ┐ ic taiselbad a uilc, MR 298.5 .