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2 aire

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Forms: oire, ere

n io, m. oire, ere m. IGT Decl. § 2 . load, burden: bad hé for n-ere gl. portate, Wb. 9d12 . tuárgabad fornn a.¤ fochide, 14b22 . cuirid díib in n-ere-se uitiorum , 27b11 . la sodain focheírt in n-a.¤ dó, LU 4936 ( TBC-I¹ 451 ). gan eiri for daumh na heuch na duine, Anecd. iii 21.7 . a.¤ ruanada a champion's burden (i.e. as much as the strongest man can carry), Laws iii 422.1 , v 262.2 , .27 Comm. amhuil a.¤ for ech, iv 58.22 Comm. ere in nónbuir . . . di ór ┐ argutt i.e. as much as nine could carry, Trip.² 285 . a.¤ secht n-ech, LL 286b37 . ere .xx. cuinge do damaib, LU 9190 ( FB § 91 ). at chíat na heriu trommu, LU 1761 . tucad a.¤ feóin leis do threlam gascid, TBC-LL¹ 2092 . úir Pettair ┐ P. . . . bērthair sin . . . ina herib co hEirind, BColm. 80.8 . ferr a.¤ īarraid, Anecd. iii 19.16 . oc breith ind eire dar sreith slige, Metr. Dinds. iv 102.31 . rotairntea a n-aireda dona damradaib, RC xiii 90 § 110 . rīasiu thīsad na slūaig cona n-eireadaib, Ériu ii 22 § 5 . atconnairc na manchu occ ruamhar ┐ araill dibh go ttiaghaibh ┐ oiredhaibh forra, BNnÉ 297.1 . xx each fana n-eredhaibh bídh, Fier. 149 . cona ethur fo a.¤ / fo trethun ín tṡáeb-chaire, Metr. Dinds. iv 84.3 . ní taghthar i dteach Mhuire / neach nach anfadh fá eire `who will not bear his own burden', Dán Dé vii 29 . Fig. co ructha dīb in t-a.¤ trom bói forro .i. ind ḟingal, ZCP viii 318.14 . gur hiomchradh lé oire an fhir i.e. the man's work was accomplished by Mary, PBocht 13.33 .

ethar

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Forms: ethar

n m. IGT, Decl. § 17 . A boat, ferry-boat: ethar (gl. stlata) Sg. 35a1 . ethor... .i. ethaid o ur co hor na haba, Corm. Y 528 . eathar .i. artrach iomchair, O'Cl. mo rī... | ro fallnai in n-ethar ndermar (i.e. the Ark) SR 2629 . ethur bis oc imorcor a purt i port, Laws i 126.1 . iii 208.6 . conid ethair imma-rá, LU 2990 . a ethar do imrom innagid na Bóinde, Trip. 66.17 = Todd Lect. v 37.5 . snaidid ethra, LU 2962 . nach n-ethar rotn-ainic nocho ternoi ass, Ériu ii 112.16 . táinic an Cele Dé don ḟairrcce andes cen ethar idir, AFM i 418.1 . dodechaid C... | anair a n-ethar tar muir, Lism. L. p. 310.30 = Keat. iii 1365 . doraga Lindmaine tar Liethmuine... | cuingid bela, trascraid omna, denaid ethra, O'Mulc. 809 . lucht aenethair the crew of one vessel AFM i 354.6 . i luing no [i] n-ethar for uisci, Laws iii 532.14 Comm. , Keat. ii 487 . Ó D. do tionol ethar ┐ bhád for Loch Eirne, AFM iii 416 x . ro theichedh...reimhe i n-eathraibh, TFrag. 162 . ag stiúir a n-eathar, Hackett xlii 91 . Of female genitalia : as mar sin d'ethar na mna, | cuma le cia nos mela, RC vi 185.3 . COMPDS. ethar-bát: tangattar...i n-etharbhátt bhiucc i ttír, AFM v 1860.17 . ¤binn: bidh ard Albain eatharbhinn 'Scotland of melodious boats will be exalted' PBerchán § 136 . ¤char: Uar Etharchar, Dinds. § 128 . ¤glan of bright vessels: otha an Espain n-ethargloin, Leb. Gab.(i) i 272.9 . ¤rot of swift (?) boats: a ráith eathar-rod, 23 L 17, 62b = Ir. Monthly 1920, 539 (to an island fortress).

immarchor

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n o, n. later m. vn. of imm-archuirethar.

(a) act of carrying, carrying about, bearing; treating of (a proposal, etc.): is do i.¤ chóre dotíagat `on an errand of peace,' Wb. 5a5 . in fír ... Cormac do imorchur chóre frib-si, Ériu iii 136.43 . muinter na sacart ... | oc immarchur na n-anart, SR 4886. cethri drolaim di ór dron | asind airc dia hi.¤ , 4310 . ḟer a himochair (of the Lúin Celtchair), BDD² 1248. imarchor auptha carrying a love charm (regarded as a punishable offence), Laws i 176.3 . raglésait a n-graigi ri i.¤ lochta na crích ... co airerphort na hAthaine, TTr. 1109. ocot imorchor as cech bailiu i n-alaile, Cáin Ad. § 6. amail táncatar na dá anmanna allaid do imarchur cuirp Pátraic dia chill, BColm. 60.29 . Gilla na Naem ... fer imorchair na honchon, Ann. Conn. 1316 § 5.

Fig. supporting; support: columhain marmair fo a lar dia himarchar, Marco P. § 17. immorcor is connailbhe | im cech n-áenduine ar talmain support (?), Anecd. ii 22 § 5. ? ma targuidh in tathair in tiumurchur ocus ni etur on aite in biathadh ocus an eitiu is amuil tachur a soaltur cin deithbirius, Laws ii 168.18 Comm. (in a parallel passage, ib. 16 , ti[d]nacal is equivalent to iumurchur).

(b) errand, message; used also of the object of the errand, the terms offered: berar imarchor comai úan dó .i. ra mbía comméite Maige Murtemne, ..., LU 5586. adfét dó in n-imarchor n-ule, 5604 . luid Fergus ... forsin nimarchor n-ísin, 5625 . imarchor n-athisc fer nErend i mbéolo Fergusa do Coin Ch., 5623 . arfoím Cú Culaind in n-imarchor o F., 5651 . ni thetus nech ... no thisiuth frissind imorchor n-isin ingi Fergus with that proposal, IT i 145.9 .

(c) act of casting, throwing, plying, practising: imurchur .i. imbert, O'Curry 871 (< H 3.18 , p. 391b ). ? To this: teóra búada aradnachta ... .i. léim dar boilg ┐ foscul ndiri[u]ch ┐ imorchor ndelind, TBC-I¹ 1893 (cf. MU² 250 ). imorchor sleg, BDD² 1054. ba forggaine for cách a cluiche etir imarchor liathráite ┐ rith ┐ leim, RC ix 454.18 .

(d) act of ferrying, being ferried; a ferry, passage: im ethur bis oc imorcor a purt i port `a boat which ferries from bank to bank,' Laws i 126.1 . dodechoid ... i nInbrur Múadi fri beolu mara ... et benedixit inn imorchu[r] sin, Trip.² 1582. atáthur ac cur long ┐ lestur a purt imurchuir srotha Stix, CCath. 1462. co toracht in n-i.¤ ┐ na fuair i.¤ o Chummain, RC xx 50.7 . immurchor dam ┐ eolus `(give) me ferrying and guidance,' RC xx 48.19 . bai Caron ag imorchor Aciron ina luing, Aen. 1312. ni tabrad Caron ... immurcur doib tar sruth, BB 433a31 . mar nach biadh uisce ná himarcor etarru ┐ lethanbruachaib a lebarduthaighi, Caithr. Thoirdh. 77.29 . lotar som forsind imarchor (a n-indtiuch, text) ngnath, RC x 90 n. 12 .

(e) act of being carried, moving about, wandering, straying: co rrabe tri thráth cen dig cen biad, acht 'co immorchor ón taíb co araile, Sc.M² § 3. robui Fingen for imurchor sechnon na Herenn, Anecd. ii 9.17 . nocon fétaim imtecht ... go fagar m'imorchor co socair `till I get myself carried comfortably,' Moling § 38. ? Here: i.¤ erlam `ready conveyance' (?), Triads 239. imarcur bai fair in gilla co Cend Corad the messenger had to be carried, Cog. 146.2 . rostimort gaeth ... | co hEirinn ar iomurchor, Leb. Gab.(i) 18.8 . gonus tarla for iomarcor (.i. sechran) gus an aiccen mór budh tuaidh, 72 § 43. robo chian dó ... for echran na hardbochna ┐ for imarchor an oicein, Stair Erc. 265. ní rolúaide ... | a imchoss nó a i.¤ `he must not stir to roam or to stray' (of a horse), Metr. Dinds. iii 454.58 . dorigne [in t-each] a imarchur ┐ forḟacaib a srian, RC xv 482.10 . dogéne in Daghdha tinchetla ... for Ealcmair ... ┐ dobert imarcora (.i. mearaighthi) móra fair, ZCP v 523.19 . cid nodmedru-sa a ingin ? | cia imarcor ind menma[n] ?, ZCP xiii 262.25 . iomarchur .i. mearughadh, O'Cl. iomarchur .i. unfairt, O'Cl.

2 mid

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Forms: míodh

n honour, renown? a word (if genuine) confined to poetry, perhaps an arbitrary use of 1 mid. míodh ` honour, dignity ', O'R. Poems ? flaith co fáthaib fogaib mid ` respect ', Metr. Dinds. iv 96.103 (see note; in v 276 taken as acc. of med `balance'). Ethur ard fofuair miodh ` renown ', Leb. Gab.(i) i 168.2 , cf. Keat. i 224.5 . fleadh choitchionn do fhleadh, a Ch.; miodh ar thruaghuibh ┐ ar thréanaibh do mhiodh `an honour for the weak and for the strong is thy honour' (?), Todd Lect. iv 66 § 13 (= 1 mid?). ? doraid (.i. rig) Muman m.¤ co mend | Faelchad file faebur fland, LL 43a36 . ? sacart Airdmacha midh ciuil, ACL iii 307 § 28 (perh. = 1 mid: the poem contains frequent humorous allusions to liquors; cf. §§ 20 , 23 ). Cf. also: Flann . . . mid-suī sīde suiges lind | tiug-suī tīre trī Finn Fland (a sage of renown? a mead-sage who imbibes liquor? of Flann Mainistrech), ib. 308.6 (same poem) = midhsui sidhe suidheas lind (`contemplative sage is he who sits with us' O'Don.), AFM ii 870.

1 port

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Forms: port, puirt, purt, part, poirt, port, port

n o, m. (Lat. portus) port (g s. n p. puirt, d s. purt), IGT Dec. § 67 . part (g s. n p. poirt, d s. port), § 68 .

(a) a place, spot, locality, gen. of a restricted area: port a porta , Corm. Y 1047 = a portu , LB. dús cia port indib maith oígedacht in what place the hospitality is good, Wb. 26b24 . dos-rala dú itá Forggnaidi indíu. `Is maith in port thís' ol P., Trip. 84.25 . iss ed ainm in puirt sin Slechta S. is the name of that place, TBC-I¹ 276 . do chách phurt i canar for every place in which it is sung, Fél. Ep. 187 . connach fúair port fo gréin gil | cen chorp ind ḟir fora muin, Metr. Dinds. iv 94.20 . cend na mna for indara burt [port v.l.] ┐ colann for in burt n-ailiu in one spot . . . in another, Cáin Ad. § 7 . a purt i port tiar is tair from place to place, LL 148a13 = o phurt do phurt, Ériu ix 49 § 33 . nír léiged sinn port i bport, Caithr. Thoirdh. 13 y (of troops hemmed in by their enemies while encamped; `we were not admitted to fight on equal terms', transl.; we were not allowed to shift our quarters ?). Cf. do ghoradh . . . gacha grianphort every sunny spot, MR 100.14 . i nglennportaib a ghnuisi hollows (of eye-sockets), 116.22 .

Used as semi-adv. folld. by a rel. clause: port hi fuirsitis inn elit arimbad and furruimtis a n-eclis, Thes. ii 242.9 ( Ardm. 18b1 ). bágais C. port i faicfed Meidb dobérad chloich furri wherever he might see M., TBC-LL¹ 1456 = port i n-aiciged, TBC-I¹ 813 ; āit, St.

Folld. by defining gen.: rucad láeg mo bo a purt éicne `out of a place of safety', CRR 3 (i.e. a place whence it could be taken only by force?). bid é so do phort eisirghe place of resurrection, Life of S. Finbar ( Cork A. and H. Soc. J. ii 87 ). asin purt monad bog, Laws i 132.4 Comm. ; cf. Gadelica i 56.22 . tochar puirt (.i. mona), Laws v 474.6 , 33 . a rí pairtech puirt parrthais, Lec. 553a17 . port na bpian (i.e. hell), Measgra D. 77.8 .

(b) a place occupied by some one, a stead, abode : mo duma mo dín . . . mo phort idan án, LU 9885 (of Duma nDergluachra). atrullaí uadib assin phurt, LL 169b12 (`out of the dwelling', SG ii 513.16 ). iss ass tánagus . . . a parrthus, a purt Ádhaimh, Anecd. i 34 § 72 . port na n-apstal 's na n-abb (i.e. heaven), ZCP vi 270.2 . Panuhél puirt Dé, KMMisc. 255.9 . port pecthach the abode of sinners (hell), ACL iii 240 § 43 . Partholon puirt Gréc, LL 127a11 (`of the Grecian land', MacCarthy 144 § 6 ). gan port na laech, gan Luimnech, ZCP viii 219.3 . Freq. of a chief's residence; in late lang. of a stronghold, fortress: cuit an phuirt cetadaig Cuirc `the meal for the residence of Corc', Metr. Dinds. iv 336.4 ( LL 198a6 ). ailénphort Néill Noígiallaig (of Tara), Ériu iv 92 § 4 . ? tri cuind tairismi dlegair don ríg . . . .i. tri puirt, LL 188b16 . tanic ind rigan oc dul do phurt in rig, ZCP xiii 25.16 . ? etir a portaibh sium ┐ a airgeda `among his storehouses (?) and his cow-yards' (of the king of Munster), Lism. L. 2916 (prob. enclosures of some kind). hi bport airechais Ui Ferghail `the chief mansion-seat', AFM vi 1964.22 , cf. 1960.14 . v s. a phuirt na bpríomhfhlaith! Keat. Poems 1473 (of Cathair Dúin Iasc). daingion phuirt áird do bhalladh the fortress of the high fort of thy walls, Isaiah xxv 12 . tri puirt do trinsidhibh talmhan `three entrenched forts', AFM vi 2192.2 . ro muradh . . . an port iomcoimhetta `watching-fort', 2022.2 . batar na Gaill . . . isna portaibh gabhala in ro ghabhsat fos (buildings they had seized), Hugh Roe 68.15 (f. 18b) . do loiscedh leis a mbailti puirt `their fortified places', AU iii 64.1 (a. 1412).

Of a monastic stead or settlement : cf. ro gabsat mo brathair portu .i. epscop Mél ┐ Ríoc, Trip. 84.23 . céne connoither mo thimna-sa isin purt-sa, Mon. Tall. 6 (Mael Ruain of his monastery). airchinnech glan cráibdech . . . níp espach a phort `his monastery should not be idle', Ériu iii 106 41b (Rule of Ailbe). naomh as neimhnighe puirt `most heavenly in respect of city', BNnÉ 286.3 . mórfaid puirt Maodhócc, 263.24 .

(c) a bank, shore (of river or sea); perh. the oldest use and the one nearest to the Latin. ro snausa in farrci | co mboí isin phurt, LU 9437 . ini docuirither i port dilis .i. in duilesc, Laws i 170.13 Comm. (what is cast up by the sea on a shore in some person's property). im ethur bís oc imorcor a purt i port from bank to bank, i 126.1 . is ann gabais port curach Coluimb Chille came ashore, Ériu ii 222.9 , cf. Mon. Tall. 66 . is é port do gabhsat ag Beind Etain they landed at B.E., Ériu iii 170 § 29 . o thánic Patraic i part from the time P. landed, LL 130b16 (: bratt). gach arrthrach rachus . . . go Toraig o port do port, ZCP x 342 § 10 . A landing-place, haven : i purt na hindsi, Lism. L. 2359 . do ranic . . . co himeall in mara ┐ co port na hindsi (i.e. the spot for crossing to the island), ZCP xiii 219.6 , cf. 220.8 . ac cur long . . ..a purt imurchuir srotha Stix `ferry', CCath. 1462 . ó purt ind Luimnig, Ériu iv 154.3 . port Duiblin[n]e, BColm. 80.19 . is port Alban oiregda bid linta da ardchrabud, ZCP x 340 w (prophecy of Iona). So in many place-names, see Hogan Onom. (Fig.) conus-tuicce tre lín in tsoscelai dochum púirt bethad the haven (shore) of life, Trip. 28.7 . Cablaigh Mor (idon Port na tri namat), AU iii 30.17 (the haven of the three enemies, nickname given to a woman who had married three husbands who were enemies). See also caladphort, tráchtphort s.v. 1 trácht.

(d) a bank, mound, entrenchment (late use): teilgidh port a n-aghaidh Ierúsalem, Jerem. vi 6 . do rinneadar puirt 'na haghuidh timchioll, 2 Kings xxv 1 (of siege of Jerusalem).

Of a defile or pass : dul tar na portaibh re n-abar Ciserei, ITS xix 78.3 (= transire portus Cisereos).

(e) Of persons : an port iomarchair uasal aingleata na nGaoidheal re a nguasacht pheacthoibh, .i. Pādruic an prīomh-abstol, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 10.26 ​​. ? bean ro badh port cothaighthe ┐ congbhala truagh ┐ trén, AFM vi 2222.13 (leg. post? cf. AFM v 1684.7 ).​​​ Meaning is uncertain in the legal expression port fiach in Laws Comm.: ait ata port fiach ni dechus for in ferund ainnsin, Laws v 500.32 , cf. 502.28 , 508.10 ; possibly the techn. expression for the man who has become responsible for the debts of an absconding fellow-tribesman, p. 501 n.

Compds. (a) with adj.: ¤glan: ag techt Parrthaloin portgloin, MacCarthy 310 § 3 ( BB 13b29 ). assi[n] Spairt portglain portréid of shores (havens) fair and easy of access, LL 233a2 ( TTr. 1166 ). os ferlannaib portglana in prephir `over the fair-banked horizon', MR 112.11 . ¤rathmar: do chlaind portrathmair Puin `illustrious' (? of prosperous abode), Aen. 1573 (= rex genus egregium Fauni, Aeneid vii 214 ). ¤réid, LL 233a2 , see -glan. (b) with noun: ¤immarchurthid a ferryman; of Charon , LL 241a22 ( TTr. 1809 ), cf. CCath. 1462 v.l., TTebe 1649 (-immarchoirthid). an portiomarchurtaigh, Hugh Roe 26.21 (f. 8a) . ¤linn: ro gabh B. simhin luachra asin portlinn luachra `from a rushy pool on the bank', BNnÉ 42.2 .