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2 a

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Forms: á, e, a, a

In O.Ir. also á (see Celtica ii 339 - 40 ), e ( GOI 285 ). Poss. pron. (proclitic form of , q.v.) of 3 s. m. and n. (leniting), 3 s. f. (geminating) and 3 pl. of all genders (nasalising). When a numeral intervenes between poss. and noun the usage fluctuates. The older is represented by a nda ara. LU 4729 , the later by a da nduma, LL 1541 , where the initial of the noun is mutated independently of the numeral. The poss. of the third person is also used in combinations such as adám my two, adád your two, adár our two. Similarly with trí. See Ériu xi 146 ff. and the numerals , trí.

For the forms in combination with prepositions see the several prepositions.

I Denoting possession, ownership, relationship, connection, etc.

(a) a thuaithe of his folk, Wb. 5a23 . a bullu `His members', 9d4 . a chnámi, 4d15 . á luum `their pilot', 4a14 . irroimed cách a chéele, 6d4 (see céile). ní diá geneluch, Trip.² 78 . a hétach her clothes, TBFr. 232 . a mmod ┐ a fit `her portion', Mon. Tall. 149.14 (§ 60) . inna mbossán, LU 3231 ( SCC § 2 ). al-lorga ┐ a mbachla their croziers, PH 5103 . gan fios a gcéille, Donlevy vi 9 . co cend a seacht mbliadan till he was seven, ZCP xi 134. 31 .

With adjj. used substantivally. iss é a fír `that is the truth of it', BColm. 100.7 . ēill ngēisi . . . cia de bud ferr la hUltu a mbeō na a mmarb do brith dōib, TBC-I¹ 692 (perh. to be referred to II). bit lía a mairb and andat a mbí, LU 8266 ( FB 21 ).

(b) With copula in relative clauses expressing genitival relation ( GOI 321 - 2 ). Cf. issa gl. quorum, Ml. 90c3 . intí asa ainm bís isnaib titlaib, 2c3 . Tenobi ata (= ata a) scél ro-c[h]lotha `of Tenobius whose tidings have been heard', Fél. Aug. 24 . in fer asa erbaid aire, Trip.² 408 . bennachais in ríg bá (= ba a) gaisced he blessed the king whose armour it was, LU 5048 (TBC). an mhaighden-so 'sa hainm an Tnūith this maiden whose name is envy, Desid. 1652 . Occasionally also with intervening adj.: na féle assa fortrén taitnem `of the feasts whose radiance is mighty', Fél. Prol. 330 . ata (= ata a) n-aidbli bríga `whose vigours are vast', Ep. 34. nocon ḟetar cúich in Cu/Culaind asa caini clú, LU 4561 (TBC). Note also: a bronnad aineclann cháich as a aí the honour price of each person who owns it (of a mill), Críth G. 240 , ( GOI 322 ).

With dat. of accompaniment, a oenur, a ndíis, a triur etc., see these words. On the construction tá sé ina ríg see Dillon ZCP xvii 307 ff. and prep. i.

(c) With nouns indicating quantity, portion (of something), likeness, etc. (for fuller treatment see the nouns concerned): ni ro-pheccaig . . . a becc in the smallest degree, PH 2622 . a bheag nó a mhór do thoirthibh, TSh. 3751 . denum-ne a choibes ┐ a macsamla, PH 119 . a thri chomméit three times as much, LU 8248 ( FB 19 ). nochon accasa riam a chutrumma anything to equal it, TBFr. 50 . ní áirmhim a leth nó a thrían gach a fúaras ó sin siar, ZCP viii 220 § 22 . tria tharmcruthugud a letheti `the like of it', PH 3091 . ara lin do gablaibh i fodlait(h)er grā[d] túa[i]the, Críth G. 4 . is e a mét ro-s-lín oman, PH 1121 . a shamail-seo do clochad, 7328 . dā dabaigh décc do lionn maith/a thrí urdāil do deghbraith, ZCP viii 116.1. i n-urmhōr the greater part of them, ML². 1825 . So also with adjj. compounded with com- e.g. a chomglan so, Maund. 22 .

II As objective gen. with vnn. of transitive verbs: á híc `his salvation' (that he has been saved), Wb. 2b11 . a marbad `killing them', 4a12 . ní arilset geinti a fírianugud, `the gentiles have not deserved to be justified' 4d10 . a chomalnad `to fulfil it', 5d10 . ma ad-ced torbe inna thec[h]t `if ye should see benefit in its going' (i.e. in so going), 11b22 . a bronnad, Críth G. 240 . a indarpae `he must be banished', Mon. Tall. 147.32 (§ 54). dénam-ne an degaithris, let us worthily imitate them, ZCP viii 216.15 . dutracht lim a nguidhe I wish to pray to them, Ériu i 226. § 1 . ro-gab Petar uad-som a chairiugud Peter accepted his reproval (of himself) from him, PH 5892 . ada fis . . . araen . . . ada nanfis . . . imaraen, the knowledge . . . ignorance of both of them, Laws iii 276.18 . Hence in construction OC + vn.: occá sirḟegad imme anair, LU 2028 ( FA 10 ). aga thabhairt fo dera coimhéud na bochtaine, RSClára 41a .

With DO introducing agent: massu ed béso mó a fius dúibsi `the knowledge of it that ye have', Wb. 19b11 . act cuit a scribint domsa, 13a23 . ní fitir nech díb for araile a n-imchossait do Bricrind, LU 8251 ( FB 20 ). in pendit nopeinebad ind laoch . . . a denam do a mac tar a cend, Mon. Tall. 163.17 (§ 86) . With LA: ro aduim Sinoip a claí la hErcuil `that she had been defeated', Stair Erc. 1138 . With ó: ro-p áil dó a aimsiugud o diabul, PH 2020 .

With other nouns (with wide variation in the force of the poss.): a lóg the reward for it, Wb. 5d35 . a lúach soin don rí ní rug, IGT Decl. ex. 1271 . ricfaither a les do gille, Sc.M² § 7 (see less). dommanic amh a hadbur cause for it, Ériu v 72.15 . go dtugsad a rige do D. they gave the kingship of it to D., Ériu i 102 § 60 . bid lia turim a chath the combat for him, Sc.M² § 3 . nī cōir a chuma to grieve for him, ACL iii 221.24 . a húamun fear of him, ZCP viii 218 § 20 . co naca fir Erenn . . . a reir uaimsea so that the men of Ireland may see me submitting to him, Ériu v 240.132 . d'fulair a grádh ar hIrúath by imposing love for herself on Herod, Ériu iv 178 § 29 . ferr les a sidh na a cocudh `that he would rather be on peaceful than on hostile terms with them', Stair Erc. 1859 . a aitherrach sin do fregra, Maund. 27 . aenduini nach fuair a soludh who did not profit by him, CCath. 1188 . pontifex a grēc p. is the Greek for it, ZCP viii 113.25 .

As subjective gen. with vnn. of intrans. vbs.: á buid `that it is', Wb. 11d3 . a mbith samlaid, Laws iv 212.2 . a éc he died, Ann. Inisf. 1075.2 . a ndul coríg Locha Léin that they should go, ZCP viii 316.7 . in gabul tirimm a beth fo blath, PH 1317 .

III In prolepsis.

(a) With follg. noun in gen. a dénum in maid sin, Wb. 1d7 . a masse in choirp `its, the body's, beauty', 28c25 . a n-athir inna fer, 4c1 . a ndírmann / in tríir imrádam, Fél. Oct. 11 . a cathim na raod sin, Mon. Tall. 132.22 (§ 13) . a n-andord mac n-Usnig, IT i 72.4 . dia fholcud a chind, TBFr. 256 . romórad dano a ainm Dé ┐ Colmáin, BColm. 54.6 .

Later also with nom.: nipa mor a glanad deitsiu ind chomairle dobeir Findio deit, Mon. Tall. 154.5 (§ 67) . mairg dá dtig a seac[h]na so / an teaghdhais i dtá Íosa, Dán Dé v 31 . a innisin . . . na hoibreacha, RSClára 19a . With follg. DI (partitive): a foróil bess lib dinaib anib, Wb. 16c22 . is mór a thorbe de dúnni, 1a3 .

(b) With abstract noun forming adverbial phrase modifying verb of follg. rel. clause: is e a erat fritammiurat `that is the (lit. its) length of time they will hurt me', Ml. 33a1 . a lére ropridchissi, Wb. 24c17 . ba sed a barbardacht atraachtatar, MU² 494 . ara ḟoillsi ┐ ara imchuibde ro indis scéla Crist, Trip.² 13 . a imisle ro bui sé isin comlunn, Stair Erc. 1134 . a dhoimhne do chuaidh an cló, Dán Dé xxiii 24 . fo bhīthin a onōraighi airmitnighi rothaisspēin a s[h]upāilce mōrthrōcairecha dhōip, Fl. Earls 170.22 . In the follg. the phrase is adjectival rather than adverbial: a lomnachtaighe fhágbhas an bás iad, TSh. 657 . a threise atá an chlí, Dán Dé xxiii 10 .

(c) Anticipating a following clause. With finite verb: is mó a fius deitsiu a ndo-rigeni di maith, Wb. 30a8 . a dérbad co n-id fír na hí atberimsi, PH 2036 . a lorgairecht cionnus congbhaidhther . . ., RSClára 135b . a mheas gur dlisdionach, Donlevy vi 20 . Note also: aní rongéni ho gnimaib á epert, Ml. 31b24 . With vn.: dorucadar a buideachus risna deithib Ercuil d'iaraidh a n-ingine, Stair Erc. 937 . a thecht dim bas d'faghail don te, 2549 . a theacht de sin é do chailleamh an ghill, TSh. 10638 .

Common in compd. prepp., see dáil, 1 degaid, 1 deóin, dochum, éis, 1 muin, 1 son, etc.

ainble

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n [, f.] (anbal). Somet. used as opp. of féle , see ainféile. shamelessness, excess; wickedness: anbli .i. nemnari oc cungid neich, RC xxvi 22 § 58 . fogni feile do anble, O'D. 2208 (Nero A vii f. 143b). as a.¤ .i. is ainbfial no as latrandta, O'Curry 1908 (23 P 3, 23 (21)d). ainbhle .i. ainféile no olcas, O'Cl. ainbli gnuisiu, Gael. 50 , 129 ( Blathm. 409 . ). tabair dam dilgud hi fus / dom' ainblib dom' aneolaus, SR 820 . cia robai do anble a rád / airmi aidbli nan-ilgrád though it be vain to say it, 821 . a.¤ angluinne, TBC-LL¹ 5638 . celid serc a.¤ ┐ olc, LL 18748 . —forriuth a n-enech . . . —is anble sin, ol F., IT i 141.28 ( Comp. CC 7.y ). eochair éta anble, ZCP vi 270 § 10 . descaid a.¤ ainecna, Anecd. iii 15.z . tír co n-a.¤ is co n ecóir, Rawl. 78b12 . cáinti a cane .i. o choin, ar is anble ┐ aursaire a ndan dib līnaib, O'Mulc. 202 . drisiuc . . . .i. is cú ar amainsi nó ar anble, O'Dav. 724 . do Bhrian nar fhoghluim ainbhle (.i. amhnáire, ainfhéile no olcas), Hard. ii 290.2 . In cheville: cen a.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 340.1 . LL 1910 .

ainféile

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n ( féle )

(a) immodesty, impudence: is messa ind amprome quam ind anfele gl. impudentiorne . . . an improbior, Sg. 42b4 . cia h'anfhéle umaidi `thy brazen impudence', PH 1756 . bai dia hainfélisi na ro faelangair gan luighe na fochair, Leb. Gab.(i) 26.29 . ainbféile .i. amhnáire, O'Cl. See ainble.

(b) inhospitality: ní dligh ollamh ainbfēile, ZCP viii 109.10 . ceann ainbhféle Erionn `i.e. the most notorious man for inhospitality', AFM iv 660.4 .

(c) great hospitality: a mhian d'ainfhéile (: rairéidhe) is d'e[n]gnamh, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 16 § 13 .

airtach

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Forms: t-erddach

o, n. Later m. in t-erddach, PH 6371 . Vn. of ar-utaing.

(a) act of refreshing, restoring: is irtach dom a airitiu gl. refice viscera mea, Wb. 32a23 . a n-ertach .i. ind usci, Ml. 121b7 . ertaig gl. reficiendi, 118c7 . denaid a herdach `feed her', PH 1998 . irdach .i. frithailemh, O'Curry 1469 ( H 3.18, p. 652 ). ? Of mensal lands: quem agrum dabitis senioribus uestris? responderunt: `erthech', Cod. Sal. 274 (cited Plummer MS. notes, see V. SS. Hib. cxiii n. 11 ).

(b) act of celebrating; festival, ceremony: dul do erdduch na n-idpart, SR 4600 . lúgnasad . . . .i. aurtach no cluiche Loga . . . nofertha lais um thaide fogamair, Corm. 26.4 . urtach sollomain, Laws iii 18.17 .i. caisc no notlaic, 24 Comm. in fírén huasal . . . día ta a.¤ i n-ecmong na réa se, Trip.² 2022 . fēili Rīg na fīrinne . . . a n-ertach is cet, ZCP xiii 28.10 . irdac na casg, n.24 . dligid in sollamain-si a hanoir ┐ a herdach, PH 3598 . tri herdaige dlegar do denum i sollamnaib, 6370 . co mbadh usaide a erdach ┐ a onóir, AFM ii 1084.16 . ba erdath ┐ ba lith mor la colum Cille ann dogres `a great festivity and merrymaking', Mon. Tall. 156.7 (§ 68) . erdach na Samhna, Hugh Roe 298.z (fo. 78b) . aurtag . . . .i. fēle , O'Mulc. 60 . eardach .i. fésda nó sollamain, O'Cl.

attá

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Forms: attá, Fil, fil, faeilfit, fil, fil, atóo, attó, attóo, ató, -táu, -ttóo, -tó, atái, atái, -tái, adta, ata, at, atáa, attáa, ataa, att, -tá, -ta, -táa, -dathar, ataam, attaam, ataid, ataaith, ataaid, ataad, -taid, ataat, ataat, -tat, -taat, tathum, tathut, táithi, táthus, táthunn, taithiunn, tathuib, tás, fil, fil, feil, fel, fail, fil, file, fel, fele, feil, fail, biuu, -bíu, -bí, biith, biid, bíid, -bii, -bí, robīi, -rubi, -rubai, -ruba, bíis, biís, bis, bís, bithir, bither, -bither, -rubthar, bímmi, -biam, bimme, biit, bíit, robiat, -biat, -bíat, -rubat, bíte, -bíinn, -biinn, -bíid, -bíth, -bid, -bith, bithe, -bímmis, -bitis, -bítis, b, bíth, bíith, bíid, biid, bíd, bithom, biid, bith, biat, beo, beu, -béo, bee, b, -bee, robhe, beith, beid, bed, beth, -b, -bée, bethum-sa, rob, robe, rubé, rob, robbé, -roib, bess, bes, bethir, bether, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -bem, -robam, beithe, bethe, -beith, -beid, -robith, beit, rubet, be(i)t, -bet, -robat, bete, -beind, -beinn, -betha, nobed, nobeth, -bed, -beth, -robad, -rabad, -bethe, -bemmis, -beimmis, -bemis, -bethe, -betis, -[ro]ibtis, bia, bie, bieid, bied, -bia, -bia, -bia, -bía, bethiumm, bethib, bias, bies, beithir, -bether, bemmi, beimmi, -biam, -piam, bethe, bethi, -bied, -bieid, biet, bieit, biet, -biat, -bíet, bete, beite, nombeinn, nobiad, -bíad, nobemmis, nobetis, b, -bá, bói, bái, -bói, boie, boithius, boíthi, baísu, both(a)e, botha, -both(a), bamar, bámar, -baid, bātir, -batar, batar, rob, -roba, -raba, rob, robói, rambái, robui, -robae, -robe, -rabae, romboth, rombod, -rabad, robámmar, -robammar, rubaid, -robaid, robatar, robbátar, -rabatar, -robatar, -rabtar, buith, buithi, atáu, atú, itu, it, atú, ataim, -t, -tái, -toi, taoi, -t, atá, attá, ata, at, atáthar, dáthar, atass, -das, itám, tám, ataum, ataim, atamaoit, atámaoid, atám, -taum, -dtám, atathai, atathi, atáithi, -táithi, -dathai, -taidh, itāt, atáit, ataut, táid, -táit, itat, atat, fil, -fhile, -fhuile, -fuili, -ḟoili, -ḟuile, fail, fail, fuil, -fail, -fuil, -uil, -ḟil, -ḟuil, -ḟoil, fil, fail, fail, filter, -fuiltear, fuilemm, -failmet, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, -bhḟuilti, failet, filet, fuilet, -failet, -filet, -fileat, -fuilet, -fuilid, failet, failet, fuilet, filet, bim, bím, -bím, -ruibim, -bi, bíd, bíd, -bí, -bíonn, -bind, bídh, -b, bither, -bithar, bímit, bídmaid, bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, bíth, bīd, -bíat, -bít, -bíd, bit, bít, bhínn, nobīth, robíth, bhíodh, bhíoth, bithi, -bithi, bithea, naboitis, nobīdis, beitis, bitis, bhítís, bhídís, bír, b, bīdh, bíodh, bíoth, bíom, bíthe, bídh, bidhí, bíod, ber, uér, beor, bheith, bur, -rabor, -rabhus, rabasa, bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, bé, beir, -rab(a)i, -rabha, -rabhair, -mbéis, -beis(se), -rabais, beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, beth, -b, -raib, -rab, -raibhe, rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, bess, beas, bethur, beme, bemmit, bemait, -bém, -beam, -ruibem, -rabum, bheam, rabham, bethi, rabthai, beit, -bet, -beat, -rabat, -rabut, -rabhait, -rabhaid, -rabheid, beinn, rabainn, beithi, beithe, bethe, beitheá, beith, nobith, mbeadh, -mbeath, -rabad, -bethe, -bette, rabtha, mbiadh, nobeitis, nobeidis, mbeith, bíat, biat, biad, bhead, bed, bét, bett, -biu, -bhiú, biad, -bi, bía, biae, biaidh, bía, -bía, bethair, bied, biaid, biáid, -bia, bíes, bés, bes, bess, bhias, biass, beither, beithir, bemit, bemait, -bem(ni, beimíd, -biam, -biaim(ne), -ben, bethi, beitte, bete, -bed, biait, biat, beit, beiti, beti, betit, beidid, -bīat, beidíd, beid, -bíad, no-béind, dobeind, do beinn, -beinn, bheitheá, biadh, -bied, bífad, rot-fiadh, biath, bhiadh, bethe, bheidīs, ro-bádus, bhádhus, bhí, -rabus, -rabhas, -rabadhus, bá, -raba, bádhus, -rabadhas, basa, bhádhuis, bhí, -rabadais, -rabhais, bhádhuis, -rabhadhuis, bae, bóe, baei, búi, -bae, -buí, robai, robae, robói, bí, robuidh, bí, bhói, bhaoi, -rubai, -roibe, -roibi, -roba, -raba, -raibhe, -rabha, -robha, bí, -raibi, baí, -rabha, -rabhustair, boí, bāi, būi, bae, buí, baí, boí, both, rombatha, robās, rombas, robás, -rabus, rabas, -bádus, -bás, bás, bas, -rabas, bas, bhás, bāmur, bámar, bhámair, -rabamar, robabair, -babhair, robadbair, bhábhair, -rabhuir, -rabhabhair, bādar, -bátir, badar, bádar, bídur, -rabadar, -rabhadair, baisit, -rabhsad, bátar, bátar, bheith, beitte

(ad-tá) subst. vb. is . The distinction betw. subst. vb. and copula is in the first place syntactical, and cases are found where there is no distinction of form. Cf. the type, common in ACC: boe sab he was a leader, ACC 26 . See further below, and the discussion by Bergin, Ériu xii 208 - 211 (cia taísiu, cia bé, etc.), who refers to cases like: is uera pictura ro bai sin, Thes. ii 6.32 as emphatic. See also Ériu xvi 46 , GOI 475 . For nimtha laám, Wb. 12a21 , nímptha fírion, 8d24 (copula ?) see GOI 487 . Note also the form of the pron. in (later): matait tall iat, Laws iv 86.8 Comm. , atá ar conair é, ACL iii 216.z . bí N. eices cecinit, RC xvii 175.14 is perh. a mistake. In follg. use of subst. vb. perh. due to infl. of Latin: mar nobéind athair doib = pater eram pauperum, PH 6107 . ata in innsci ordugud etc. = oratio est. . ., Auraic. 591 .

Apart from the ordinary indic. pres. all forms of subst. vb. are from a root beginning with b-. In indic. pres. the stem tá (in absol. position attá) is used in non-rel. sentences without conj. particle, after conj. particles with inf. pron. dat. and when the conj. particle consists of a preposition and rel. (s)a n-. Absolute inflexion of tá- is found in oldaas, indaas, etc. than (is), in meaning is angry, and with follg. suff. pron. The uninflected form fil (with accus.) is used after conj. particles where no dat. inf. pron. is present, in leniting rel. clauses and often in answers to questions containing subst. vb., and in archaic texts in absol. position in meaning there is . For fuller details see GOI 476 - 483 and exx. below. See also Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 419 ff. , Strachan, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1899, 1 - 82 , Ó Máille, Ériu vi 1 ff. , Études Celt. xxxiv 143-44 . Forms of gaibid, do-coissin, díchsnigidir and 1 ad-cumaing also have the force of the subst. vb. in certain uses, see separate entries.

Note further that attá is usual after hóre (see Wb. 19a19 , 22d14 and compare GOI § 781 ) and occurs later after amal ( LU 7072 , Laws iii 90.18 ). Fil is somet. found in sense there is in mid. Ir.: fail crois d'ór in cach dorus, SR 361 . TBC-I¹ 2561 . Note also: fil derg it is red, Marco P. 173 .

The use of accus. after fil continues into the classical period, see IGT Introd. § 129 , Bard. Synt. Tr. 92 - 93 . A few exx. of forms other than fil with accus. occur: ni raibi deilb, TTr.² 1664 , ní raibi . . . mhnái, 370 , ní bhiadh mnaoi, Ó Bruad. ii 252.z (with assonance). Note also with inf. pron. rosṁbai inna tass, SR 5107 . ? nim tha maith . . . do chath fri firu, LU 3343 ( SCC 13 ). From the mid. Ir. period on fil takes personal endings except in 3 s., and occurs occasionally as an independent verb: faeilfit (fut. 3 pl. absol.), Caithr. Thoirdh. 120.26 . In rel. function attá is found side by side with fil from an early period: is heiside attá hi S., Trip.² 534 , a lucht atá istig, RC vii 298.131 , the form fil finally disappearing in this use.

In mid. Ir. fil occurs for earlier -tá with dat. inf. pron.: nichar fail tlacht, SR 1560 , ni-s-fil biad, PH 1310 . Also in rel. clause after prep.: bale hi fail, LU 7516 , fors fil, Imr. Brain 43 (see also Strachan, Stories fr. Táin 3rd ed. p. 1 note).

The consuet. pres. 1 s. conj. -bíu has in classical Ir. the force of a future: biad ní biú, IGT Verbs § 7 , see also TBC-LL¹ 882 , Acall. 6179 , Duan. F. i 43.4 .

Early forms (for fuller lists see Strachan loc. cit.). Indic. pres. 1 s. atóo, Wb. 12a21 . attó, 21c19 . attóo, 26d8 . ató, 26d17 . -táu, 32a10 , -ttóo, 17d24 , -tó, Ml. 92b8 . 2 s. atái, Wb. 5b27 . atái, Ml. 110d15 (sic MS, see Ériu xiv 30 ). -tái, 5b38 . 3 s. adta, Laws v 390.10 (see ZCP xxv 247 ). ata, Wb. 13c26 , at, 27a11 , atáa, 6a19 , attáa, 32a6 , ataa, 26b31 , att, 4b11 . -tá, 31c7 , -ta, 2b12 , -táa, 13a35 . Impers. -dathar (see GOI 477 - 478 ), Wb. 21c9 . 1 pl. ataam, Wb. 15a13 , attaam, 32a28 . 2 pl. ataid, Wb. 4a4 , ataaith, 20b16 , ataaid, 23c28 , ataad, 22d14 . -taid, 19d26 . 3 pl. ataat (trisyll.), Blathm. 471 . ataat, Ml. 55d11 , 37a10 . -tat, 42b10 . -taat, Sg. 71b3 .

With suff. pron. tathum, Metr. Dinds. iv 284.3 . tathut, Fél. July 24 . táithi (tathai, v.l.), Críth G. 197 . táthus, Fél. Feb. 5 . táthunn, Prol. 217. taithiunn, Thes. ii 293.19 . tathuib, Rawl. 88b51 .

For rel. s. without preverb (taas, tás) see atás, indaas, 4 ol.

The form fil, etc. As conj. form: fil, Wb. 16b9 , Ml. 92a8 , Sg. 193b7 . feil, Wb. 24c4 . Ml. 60b2 . fel, Wb. 3c38 , Ml. 27d10 . fail, 44b10-11 , Sg. 32a1 . As rel.: fil, Ml. 121c8 , file Wb. 23a5 , Ml. 51d11 , Sg. 151b7 . fel, Wb. 4c1 , fele , Ml. 93c7 . feil, Wb. 33b18 . fail, BCr. 18c4 .

Consuet. pres. 1 s. biuu, Wb. 16d8 . -bíu, 20a3 . 2 s. -bí, Ml. 135d1 . ACL iii 312 § 4 . 3 s. biith, Wb. 29a26 . biid, 4d33 . bíid, Sg. 150b4 . -bii, Wb. 28b25 , -bí, Ml. 103c3 . With ro: robīi, TBC-I¹ 1730 . -rubi, Wb. 11c17 , -rubai, Ml. 20d4 , Sg. 7b3 . -ruba, 3b28 . Rel. bíis, Wb. 13a12 . biís, 28b28 . bis, Ml. 61a33 . bís, Sg. 140b2 . Impers. bithir, Ml. 56b15 . rel. bither, 108b4 , -bither, 100c21 . -rubthar, cited GOI § 784 . OIPG 69 . 1 pl. bímmi, Ml. 15a4 . -biam, Wb. 16a8 . Rel. bimme, Wb. 12c11 . 3 pl. biit, Wb. 29a28 . bíit, Sg. 217a1 . robiat, 138a5 . -biat, Ml. 59d7 . -bíat, Sg. 148a4 . -rubat, 138a5 . Rel. bíte, Wb. 9d28 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. -bíinn, Ml. 108b1 , -biinn, 58d9 . 3 s. -bíid, LU 5080 (see Ériu xvii 121 ), -bíth, Sg. 148b6 . -bid, Ml. 33a5 . -bith, Vita Br. 12 . Impers. no bithe , CCath. 3971 . 1 pl. -bímmis, cited GOI § 785 . 3 pl. -bitis, Ml. 86d6 . -bítis, Sg. 5a15 .

Ipv. 2 s. b, TBC-I¹ 2391 . 3 s. bíth, Wb. 10a8 , 25 , bíith, 8d9 , bíid, 5d33 , biid, Ml. 74d3 . bíd, Wb. 3a14 . With suff. pron. bithom, Fél. Ep. 404 n.17 . 2 pl. biid, Wb. 23c11a . bith, 22b26 . 3 pl. biat, Ml. 51d13 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. beo, Wb. 23b41 . beu, Ml. 53b8 . -béo, Fél. Prol. 273 . 2 s. bee, cited OIPG 70 and see GOI 482 . b, ZCP viii 311.z (see xxiv 122 ). -bee (perh. absol.), ZCP vii 494 (Enchir. Aug.). -bē, Fing. R. 82 . With ro: robhe (restored as ro-bé), Blathm. 92 § 9 . 3 s. beith, Ml. 108a11 . beid, Wb. 14c23 . bed, 3c10 . beth, Thes. ii 245.34 (Cambr. Hom.). -bǽ, Wb. 22b14 . -b, Sg. 29b14 . -bée, Wb. 12c43 . With suff. pron. bethum-sa, Fél. Ep. 384 n.14 . With ro: rob, Wb. 5d30 , robe, 18c4 , rubé, Ml. 20d4 , rob, Wb. 28a23 , robbé, Sg. 169a1 . -roib, Wb. 16c24 , Ml. 118c5 . Rel. bess, Wb. 5d14 . bes, Ml. 77d3 . Impers. bethir, Wb. 5d33 . rel. bether, Ml. 107d8 . -bether, Wb. 10a18 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 31c11 . beimmi, 19a16 . -bem, 24a10 . -robam, 26c10 . 2 pl. beithe, Wb. 18b16 . bethe, 24b13 . -beith, Ml. 46a10 . -beid, Wb. 27c9 . With ro: -robith, Wb. 26a28 . 3 pl. beit, Wb. 10b5 . rubet, 26a23 . ro be(i)t , Vita Br. 35 . -bet, Wb. 9d27 . -robat, 11d9 . Rel. bete, Wb. 10c22 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. -beind, TBC-I¹ 1856 . -beinn cited GOI § 787 . 2 s. -betha, Wb. 4c24 . 3 s. nobed, Wb. 3b10 . nobeth, Ml. 27b1 . -bed, Wb. 9d1 . -beth, Ml. 88b15 . -robad, Wb. 17a13 . -rabad, 34a4 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . 1 pl. -bemmis, Wb. 9a3 . -beimmis, 29d23 . -bemis, Vita Br. 23 . 2 pl. -bethe, Wb. 9c20 . 3 pl. -betis, Sg. 138a9 . -[ro]ibtis, Wb. 28a1 .

Fut. 1 s. bia, Ml. 137b7 . 2 s. bie, cited GOI § 788 , OIPG 70 . 3 s. bieid, Wb. 4d6 . bied, 14c1 . -bia, 5d35 . -bia (disyll.), Blathm. 572 . -bia and -bía, GOI § 788 . With suff. pron. bethiumm. Ériu xiii 20.6 . bethib, ZCP viii 316.5 (see xxix 174 ). Rel. bias, Wb. 23b38 . bies, Ériu iii 102 § 32 . Impers. beithir, TBFr. 248 . -bether, MacCongl. 61.4 . 1 pl. bemmi, Wb. 9c10 . beimmi, 21b7 . -biam, 15a1 . -piam, 30b17 . 2 pl. bethe, cited GOI § 788 . bethi, Trip.² 1589 . -bied, Wb. 9a21 . -bieid, 26d26 . 3 pl. biet (disyll.), Blathm. 472 . bieit, Wb. 4c40 . biet, 9d27 , Sg. 198b6 (also bíet, GOI § 788 ). -biat, 9c28 . -bíet, 40b14 . Rel. bete, Wb. 13c26 . beite, 4c40 .

Condit. 1 s. nombeinn, Ml. 59a22 . 3 s. nobiad, Ml. 32d5 . -bíad, Wb. 9d1 . 1 pl. nobemmis, Ml. 134b3 . 3 pl. nobetis, Ml. 100c7 .

Pret. 1 s. b, LU 9407 . 2 s. -bá, cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 , see perf. 2 s. below. 3 s. bói, Wb. 31c18 . bái, 27a16 . -bói, 17d17 , Ml. 78a4 . Rel. boie, Thes. ii 242.11 (Ardm.). boīe (MS. ba), Ériu xvi 46.10 (see n. 0 and Celtica vi 223 ). boíë (MS. baoí), Ériu xxvi 67, 85 . Cf. cech nóeb bói, fil, bías, Fél. Ep. 289 (where six sylls. required). With suff. pron. boithus, IT i 137.8 = boithius, 21 . boíthi, Sc.M² 3 . ? baísu, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 37.5 . Impers. *both(a)e, postulated GOI § 789 , botha, TBC-I¹ 1572 . -both(a), Vita Br. 33 . 1 pl. bamar, SR 1558 . bámar, 3286 , Imr. Brain i 48.5 . 2 pl. -baid (baïd ?), cited GOI § 789 , OIPG 71 . 3 pl. bātir, TBC-I¹ 217 . -batar, Ml. 55c2 . Rel. batar, Ml. 123b5 . See GOI § 789 .

Perf. 1 s. rob, Wb. 28a9 . -roba, Ml. 44c4 . -raba, TBC-I¹ 3068 . 2 s. rob, LL 14442 . 3 s. robói, Wb. 5c10 . rambái, 2c13 . robui, Ml. 93c3 . -robae, Ml. 41a5 , -robe, Wb. 18d7 , -rabae, Ml. 28d3 . Impers. romboth, Wb. 19a9 . rombod, 5b31 . -rabad, Ériu iv 146.4 . 1 pl. robámmar, Wb. 20d12 . -robammar, Ml. 105b16 . 2 pl. rubaid, Wb. 3b19 . -robaid, Ml. 46a8 . 3 pl. robatar, Wb. 24c5 . robbátar, Sg. 57b1 . -rabatar, Ml. 100c11 . -robatar, Sg. 45b1 . -rabtar, Ml. 37a16 .

Vn. buith.

Vbl. of necess. buithi.

Later forms (see also Ó Máille, Verbs of Existence in Irish, Ériu vi 1 ff. ; Mulchrone, Verbalformen der Vita Tripartita, ZCP xvi 440 ; Falconer, Verbal System of LU Táin, Ériu xvii 116 ; Strachan, Verbal System of SR, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1895, 1 - 76 ; O Daly, Verbal System of LL Táin, Ériu xiv 80 ; Mac Eoin, Verbalsystem von Togail Troi, ZCP xxviii 125 ; Sommerfelt, Le système verbal dans In Cath Catharda, RC xxxviii 41 ; Nuner, Verbal System of the Agallamh na Senórach, ZCP xxvii 272 ; PH Glossary; Lloyd, Impersonal passive forms of the Irish substantive verb, Ériu i 49 ff. ; TD Introd. lxxv ; IGT Verbs § 7 ).

Indic. pres. 1 s. atáu, Trip.² 1412 . atú, 2578 . itu, SR 1187 . it, TBC-LL¹ 434 . atú, IGT Verbs § 7 . ataim, Fier. 14 . -t, Acall. 4516 . 2 s. -tái, SR 3102 . -toi, TBC-I¹ 937 . taoi, TD 15.48 . cia doaisiu mac?, RC xxvi 30 § 128 . 3 s. -t, Trip.² 744 . atá, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. attá, Trip.² 534 , ata, SR 7708 etc., at, Acall. 429 . Impers. atáthar, TBC-LL¹ 3316 . dáthar (: máthar), IGT Verbs ex. 99 . atass, Ériu iv 114 § 17 (:as). -das (: as), IGT Verbs ex. 104 . 1 pl. itám, SR 1727 . tám, 3493 . ataum, PH 1556 . ataim, TBC-LL¹ 874 . atamaoit, TBC St. 121 . atámaoid, atám, IGT Verbs § 7 . -taum, PH 1506 . -dtám (: ár), IGT Verbs ex. 111 . 2 pl. atathai, PH 2734 . atathi, 597 . atáithi (: fáithi), IGT Verbs ex. 105 . -táithi (: sáithi), ex. 96 . -dathai, Alex. 190 . -taidh, Ériu ii 118 § 53 . 3 pl. itāt, TBC-I¹ 3132 . atáit, CCath. 1215 . ataut, PH 1064 . táid, TD 8.5 . -táit, CCath. 1701 . Rel. itat, Trip.² 882 , atat, SR 7949 . For later forms in meaning than (is) see atás, indaas, 4 ol. See also II (d) below and daas.

The form fil. 1 s. ni ḟuilim, ni ḟoilim, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. -fhile, PH 8116 . -fhuile, 3335 , -fuili, Acall. 3217 . -ḟoili, -ḟuile, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. fail, TBC-I¹ 60 , SR 353 etc. ro fail , TBC-LL¹ 263 , fuil, 3072 . -fail, Trip.² 2764 , -fuil, 872 , -uil, PH 3181 , -ḟil, Acall. 3709 . -ḟuil, -ḟoil, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. fil, Trip.² 842 , fail, SR 392 , no fail , 933 . With impers. ending: filter, MacCongl. 31.25 . -fuiltear, TD 2.42 . 1 pl. ra fuilemm , TBC-LL¹ 2971 . -failmet, SR 6320 , -ḟuilmíd, Acall. 5101 . -ḟuilmíd, -ḟoilmíd, -ḟuileam, -ḟoileam, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. -bhḟuilti, Acall. 962 . 3 pl. failet, SR 345 . filet, 477 . fuilet, TBC-LL¹ 4739 . -failet, Trip.² 1119 . -filet, TBC-I¹ 1848 , -fileat, CCath. 1270 . -fuilet, 427 . -fuilid, TD 7.23 . Rel. failet, SR 400 . ra failet , TBC-LL¹ 5225 . fuilet, 4709 . filet, PH 435 . See also do-fil.

Consuet. pres. 1 s. bim, PH 6393 . bím, -bím, IGT Verbs § 7 . ? -ruibim, SG 373.29 . 2 s. -bi, SR 2035 . bí, ní bí, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bíd, TBC-I¹ 1453 (LU). biid, SR 4537 . bíd, 4588 . -bí, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bíonn, TD 22.12 . -bind, RC xlix 37.13 . bídh, -b, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bither, PH 7441 . -bithar, Laws iv 234.2 Comm. 1 pl. bímit, Acall. 886 . bídmaid, 5481 . bímíd, -bímíd, -bíom, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bíth, Acall. 6139 . 3 pl. bīd, TBC-I¹ 1075 (bít, LU). -bíat, TTr.² 330 . -bít, PH 4189 , -bíd, TD 5.5 . Rel. bit (= bíït), SR 7259 . bít, TBC-LL¹ 1320 .

Indic. impf. 1 s. do bhínn , TD 23.7 . 3 s. nobīth, TBC-I¹ 593 (nobíid, LU cited above). robíth, TBC-I¹ 1903 (LU). do bhíodh , TD 14.23 . do bhíoth , 26.12 . Impers. bithi, Auraic. 5286 = -bithi, RC xx 150.y (ACC Pref.). no bithea , Acall. 156 . 3 pl. naboitis, TBC-I¹ 855 LU (nobitís, Y). nobīdis, 3621 (Y). bítís, 1898 (LU). no beitis , LL 407a27 . ro bitis , PH 1957 . do bhítís , Acall. 830 . do bhídís , TD 15.18 . Rel. tri cnuasa bítís ann, Acall. 455 .

Ipv. 1 s. bír (: gním), IGT Verbs ex. 94 . 2 s. b, Parrth. Anma 3871 . 3 s. bīdh, ZCP vi 271.z . bíodh, TD 16.2 . bíoth, 17.1 . 1 pl. bíom, Dán Dé xiv 17 . 2 pl. bíthe (: -chíthe), IGT Verbs ex. 95 . bídh, ex. 109 . bidhí, Luc. Fid. 3430 . 3 pl. bíod, TD 16.19 .

Subj. pres. 1 s. ber, SG 172.15 . uér, Ériu ii 92.9 . beor, v 222.46 . bheith mé, TD 8.9 . -ra bur , TBC-LL¹ 1112 . -rabor, ZCP xii 401.30 . ? -rabhus, ZCP v 523.27 = rabasa, Ériu xii 144.12 (TE). -rabar, ZCP iii 32.37 . bear, rabhar, -bear, -rabhar, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bé, SR 1607 . beir, BNnÉ 288.29 . Acall. 592 . -rab(a)i, BDD² p. 80 . -rabha, Irish Texts iv 75 § 16 . -rabhair, Fing. R. p. 13 note 86 . -mbéis (: Céis), IGT Verbs ex. 100 . -beis(se) (: meise), Dán Dé xiv 20 . -rabais, Fing. R. 86 , BDD² 363 (see ZCP xxvii 75-8 ). beis, rabais, -beis, -rabais, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. beth, TBC-I¹ 270 (beith, v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 101 . -b, TBC-I¹ 1671 . -raib, Trip.² 2753 . -rab, TBC-I¹ 1430 . -raibhe, Parrth. Anma 2616 . rabh, raibh, -bé, -raibh, -rabh, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bess, TBC-I¹ 1104 (beis, Y). beas, IGT Verbs § 7 . Impers. bethur, Laws ii 36.20 Comm. 1 pl. beme, Snedg. u. Mac R 9.14 . bemmit, TBC-LL¹ 2137 . bemait, Acall. 5478 . -bém, CCath. 1124 . -beam (: leam), Dán Dé xii 10 . -ruibem, SR 5540 . -rabum, PH 7899 . bheam, rabham, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 1233 . rabthai, PH 1977 . 3 pl. beit, Trip.² 1653 . -bet, TBC-I¹ 1053 . -beat, Lism. L. 4702 . -rabat, Laws iv 42.29 Comm. -rabut, PH 994 . -rabhait, BNnÉ 269.4 . -rabhaid, Parrth. Anma 2836 . -rabheid, RC xxix 136 § 51 .

Subj. impf. 1 s. do beinn , do rabainn , IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. no beithi , Trip.² 2972 . no beithe , 2983 = no bethe , Trip. 252.21 . do beitheá , TD 1.44 . 3 s. no beith , Trip.² 2967 . nobith, TBC-I¹ 3543 . dá mbeadh , TD 29.6 . -mbeath, IGT Verbs ex. 97 . -rabad, RC iii 184.24 . Impers. -bethe, Trip.² 2828 . -bette, Metr. Dinds. iii 382.19 . rabtha, TBC-LL¹ (C) 1675 . 1 pl. dá mbiadh sinn, TD 28.25 . 3 pl. nobeitis, SR 7855 . nobeidis, TBC-I¹ 3557 . dá mbeith siad, TD 26.36 .

Fut. (see Bergin, Ériu ii 46-8 ) 1 s. bíat, TTr.² 89 . biat, PH 1244 . biad (bíatt v.l.), CCath. 5137 . bhead, Parrth. Anma 6378 . bed, ZCP vi 41.10 . bét, 69.2 . bett, BNnÉ 52 § 42 . -biu, TBC-LL¹ 882 . -bhiú, Dán Dé xiv 20 . biad, -bi, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. bía, Trip.² 1593 . biae, SR 1599 . -bíai, BNnÉ 291 § 2 . biaidh tú, TD 1.26 . bía, -bía, IGT Verbs § 7 . bethair, ZCP ii 225.4 . 3 s. bied, LU 10362 . biaid, Trip.² 1071 . biáid, TBC-I¹ 169 (LU). biaidh, -bia, IGT Verbs § 7 . Rel. bíes, Trip.² 2671 . bés, CCath. 300 , bes, 657 . bess, PH 4666 . bhias, TD 3.50 . do biass , L. Chl. S. 1 . Impers. beither, Acall. 5259 . beithir, ZCP x 415.11 . 1 pl. bemit, LU 9753 , PH 1501 . bemait, CCath. 1467 . -bem(ni, LU 9753 . beimíd, -biam, IGT Verbs § 7 . -biaim(ne) (: siairni), ex. 108 . ? -ben, BCC 396.19 . 2 pl. bethi, SR 3083 . beitte (: eiti) (beththi, bete v.l.), IGT Verbs ex. 102 . -bed, Trip.² 1590 . 3 pl. biait, Trip.² 2665 , TBC-I¹ 2057 (beite, LU). biat, Trip.² 1288 . beit, TBC-I¹ 80 . beiti, TBC-I¹ 2078 . beti, SR 8157 . betit, SR 853 . TBC-LL¹ 246 , TTr.² 760 . beidid, ZCP x 338 § 1 . -bīat, TBC-I¹ 1132 . beidíd síad, BCC 290.12 . beid, -bíad, IGT Verbs § 7 .

Condit. 1 s. no-béind, PH 6107 . dobeind, 7489 . do beinn, -beinn, IGT Verbs § 7 . 2 s. do bheitheá , TD 19.13 . 3 s. no biadh , CCath. 3754 . -bied, TBC-I¹ 504 . ro bífad , TBC-LL¹ 5112 . rot-fiadh, IT iii 320.4 ( Cóir Anm. 70 ). do biath (: sgiath), IGT Verbs ex. 97 . do bhiadh , TD 2.54 . Impers. no bethe , TTr.² 533 . 3 pl. do bheidīs , Parrth. Anma 5227 .

Pret. and perf. 1 s. ro-bádus, PH 699 . do bhádhus , TD 23.6 . do bhí mé, 5 . -rabus, Acall. 7913 . -rabhas, 1584 . -rabadhus, 356 . do bá , -raba; do bádhus , -rabadhas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do basa ( : bádusa; proscribed form), ex. 103 . 2 s. ro bhádhuis , CCath. 553 . do bhí tú, TD 28.6 . -rabadais, PH 3725. 8121 . -rabhais, Acall. 123 . do bhádhuis , -rabhadhuis, IGT Verbs § 7 . 3 s. bae, SR 7608 . bóe, 6265 . baei, BDD² 127 . búi, CCath. 95 . -bae, SR 4975 . -buí, Trip.² 1505 . robai, SR 2229 , robae, 2262 . robói, PH 2572 . ro bí , CCath. 1302 . robuidh, Ériu iii 198 § 22 . do bí , CCath. 278 . do bhói , Acall. 58 . do bhaoi (: draoi), Dán Dé xii 22 . -rubai, SR 1241 . -roibe, BDD² 498 , -roibi, 1393 . -roba, 251 . -raba, 1533 . -raibhe, TD 2.25 . -rabha, 8.36 . -robha, 1 . do bí , -raibi, do baí , -rabha, IGT Verbs § 7 . With depon. ending -rabhustair, BNnÉ 322 § 31 . Rel. boí, Trip.² 626 . bāi, TBC-I¹ 1277 . būi, 630 . ro bae , Trip.² 288 . ro buí , BDD² 287 . ro baí , 1451 . ro boí , 1517 . Impers. both, Trip.² 2264 . rombatha, Ériu ii 20 § 3 (-a added later). -rabad, iv 146.4. robās, TBC-I¹ 2147 . rombas, SR 7564 , robás, TTr.² 151 . -rabus, Trip.² 54 . rabas, Laws iv 212.22 Comm. , -bádus, MacCongl. 43.22 . -bás, 61.3 . do bás , do bas , -rabas, IGT Verbs § 7 . do bas (: as), ex. 98 . do bhás (: fhás), Dán Dé xxvi 9 . 1 pl. bāmur, TBC-I¹ 399 . do bámar , Acall. 1283 . do bhámair (: Ádhaimh), Dán Dé xv 17 . -rabamar, TBC-I¹ 2495 . 2 pl. robabair, Anecd. ii 14.9 . -babhair, Blathm. 23 (see notes ). robadbair, TBC-I¹ 2502 . do bhábhair , TD 22a.1 . -rabhuir, Acall. 114 . -rabhabhair, TD 22a.2 . 3 pl. bādar, TBC-I¹ 472 . -bátir, TTr.² 1308 . ro badar , CCath. 573 n. ro bádar , Acall. 75 . do bídur , 5942 . -rabadar, TBC-I¹ 3108 . -rabhadair, TD 26.10 . ro baisit , O'Dav. 728 . -rabhsad, TD 16.21 . Rel. bátar, Trip.² 591 . BDD² 505 . ro bátar , 543 . Vn. an bheith , IGT Verbs § 7 . Vbl. of necess. beitte, TD 28.30 .

Cf. cenmothá, íarmothá, óthá.

Used in meaning is in a large variety of contexts. Normally replaced by copula (see 1 is) in certain fixed syntactical patterns (classification, identification, etc.), and when used in these cases exceptional (see above and II below).

I Expressing existence.

(a) Used absolutely is, exists, there is, etc.: ata in coimdiu gl. Dominus in cælo sedis eius, Ml. 30b27 . nabad hed a méit nádmbǽ `let it not be only that it is not' gl. nec nominetur in uobís, Wb. 22b14 . ní fil aimsir nad mbed ref. to fuit et est semper, Ml. 17a15 . ní torménmar-ni ara mbetis in gnimai sin gl. præter spem nostram, etc., 115b1 . ni fil chumtubairt gl. indubitabilia, etc., Sg. 154b2 . ma nubed `if it existed', 31b21 . ro baoi siomh re tuisdinsiú `he existed', Blathm. 632 . as e as soithcerndomh fil, 773 . ma rombe is maith if it is, it is well, Laws iv 2.14 Comm. ni rabi uair . . . nad ro bai `there was no hour . . . that He existed not', Ériu ii 106 § 16 . a cin for athair .i. uair na bí mac, Laws iv 240.16 Comm. Columb [ro]baoi, Columb bīaas, ZCP viii 198 § 20 . tar ēis a mic . . . / nī raba acht dā aenbliadain `was alive only two years', Ériu iii 198 § 24 . as a rad ata a nadmaim cin co be by saying there is a covenant though there is not, Laws iv 52.30 Comm. ni tha . . . ní a ngeimre in winter there is nothing, 90.1 (with petrified inf. pron. 3 s. n. in dat. sense?). ní bía terca bíd there will not be a scarcity of food, BColm. 52.5 . bid dno maith, ┐ ni bi derrscugud de `yet there is good, and nothing to surpass it', Auraic. 703 . is tré ómun bíid serc, Ériu i 195.1 . céin beti neóil im gréin ngil, Metr. Dinds. ii 38.z . i céin raibh nemh is talamh as long as . . . endure, BNnÉ 314 § 8 . bai cocad mor etarro, RC xxiv 186 § 19 . In phrase (acht) atá ní (chena) but, moreover, see 1 ní (e).

In periphrasis when emphasis on some element other than the verb is required: bieid nach dréct diib hícfider, Wb. 4d6 . bieid bes ferr de, 32a13 . do budh cusmail rit co robuis uair ecin, ┐ co n[d]ingenta rét feramail `that thou wert once such an one that thou couldst . . .', ZCP vi 87.13 . ba-sa tan / nī folabrainn ilach gamh, Ériu ii 95 § 3 . ata[a]t .iii. cáini nad chumgat comarbai do chumscuchud, Ériu xvii 68 § 9 ( Laws iv 210 ). Note further: atāit teora brīathra / ata lōgmaire for nim, ZCP vii 312 § 25 .

With words expressing time: bieid aimser nad creitfider, Wb. 28c14 . aidchi robuī `one night', Ériu ii 222.25 . fecht robai `once', Mon. Tall. 147.2 (§ 52) . biaidh uair 's . . . a time will come when, Dán Dé vii 31 .

Introducing a statement: cia beith ara rogba bóairechas riasíu ropo chúairddulchach though it be that he assume, Críth G. 67 . dá mbeith fós go mbiadh an Fhraingc comh líonmhar ┐ adeir seisean `granted that', Keat. ii 933 . má tá go seachnoid síol Éibhir . . ., TD 29.7 . ci(d), gi(d) bé whatever, whoever (see Ériu xii 210 ): ria flaithaib, .i. rias na flaithib, cibe flaithe iat `whatever chieftains they be', Laws iv 154.17 . gidh bé lá cheannghar an chairt, Dán Dé xiv 17 . cidh bé do bhean díbh an dúthaigh, DDána 26.1 . bíd (ipv. 3 s.) co n- although: admhuim . . . mo pheactha . . . bīodh gomadh é mo mhīan a bhfolach though I should wish to hide them, Parrth. Anma 4625 . bīodh nach gcaoifithea go spesialta fá gach peacadh though you might not weep specially for each sin, Mac Aingil 235 . bíth gur gheallas . . . though I promised, Ó Bruad. ii 212 § xiv . In constr. manibed x ní bíad y were it not for x y would not be, see má II (b).

(b) The subst. vb. is usual with predicates consisting of adverbial phrases of all kinds (prep. and noun, adjj. and nouns used adverbially, etc.) and thus enters into a large and varied corpus of idioms. A select list follows. Reference should in all cases also be made to the nouns, adjj., adverbs and prepositions concerned.

With CO: atáthar sund chucut your adversary is approaching, LL 10300 ( TBC-LL¹ 3316 ).

With CO N-: atúsa com thegluch there is myself and my household troop, TBC-LL¹ 437 .

With DI: im chaingin robui de muintir Tamlachti friss `about a business that arose between the monastery of Tallaght and him', Mon. Tall. 157.7 (§ 72) . masu de chlaind Echdach aird / atāi, ZCP xi 108 § 1 . ní bia debaid . . . de, Ériu iv 108 § 69 . Of materials: an crann dobí na sesam ... dobí sé do cepresus was a (lit. of) cupressus, Maund. 9 . In phrase a.¤ di such is: roboi du meit a pecthae `so great were their sins', Ml. 98c6 . má beth tra do hūaite ind āessa gráid `if the ordained folk be too few', Ériu i 220 § 13 .

With DO: biid do anmmaim cathrach `(Samnis) is as the name of the city', Sg. 104b5 . nád robatar suin do ṡlund in dúildetad inchoisget `there were not words (enough) to signify . . .', 45b1 . manusbeth tenga dia relad `if (the sun) had a tongue', Ériu ii 126 § 81 . ata eric a fogla do dul a ruradh o duine, Laws iv 50.5 Comm. Expressing possession, etc.: con roib core dúib fri cách so that you may be at peace with all men, Wb. 26b30 . in fochricc file do i nnim, 29b29 . cach ngrád asid n-ísliu bíid dó i céilsini, Críth G. 374 . robi timna in ríg don Comdhe, RC xviii 182.5 . nico mbái dó acht bás there was nothing for him but death, Vita Br. 32 . fecht robúi damsae domchaomnacuir `once it happened to me', Mon. Tall. 144.7 (§ 45) . atá damhsa ris an dáimh / gan ísliughadh neith dá gcáil it is my duty in regard to the sages not to belittle . . ., Content. xiv 8 .

With FOR (later AR): as ṅdath glas roboi forsind sl[é]ib the mountain was green, Ml. 84d4 . cech dath is maith ré neach bid forro, RC vi 183.9 . cēin beó ar in mbith mbuide, Ériu ii 92.16 . nocha cuinnghim bethaid mbí / ōtú ar sīth mo Rīgh amuigh since I am outside the palace of my king(?), ZCP vii 301 § 10 . scríbend menmman .i. robbói for a inndṡliucht-som `it had been in his mind', Sg. 178b4 . in sét atá form aire on which I am intent, Ériu vi 115 § 6 . a mhacnas orm gidh eadh raibh though I greatly desire to do so, Dán Dé xix 6 .

With FRI: nobiad fri femen `it would be (used) with the feminine', Sg. 207b2 . ní biat remsuidigthi friu `there are no prepositions with them', 215a5 . ni humhal robabair rim cen erghe rónn you were not submissive to me, Anecd. ii 14.9 . ba [mait]h ro mboth friu they were well treated, TBFr. 145 . is throit ra bass risin fer út that man was quickly dispatched, TBC-LL¹ 2986 ( LL 10035 ).

With I: is hi tuaisciurt slebe sióin ata in chathir, Ml. 67d8 . ataam ar ndiis i cuimriug, Wb. 32a28 . is and . . . bieid finis, 13b29 . is sunt bia-sa i n-eilithri, Ml. 137b7 . nach dú i mbí isnaib salmaib iustitia, 109a2 . bēti a scēla illāidib, ZCP iii 37.32 . dēna torba airm i mbī, vii 311 § 9 . ro-bas i lurg an madma la clannaibh Néill the Clanna N. pursued the rout, xiv 234.16 . adh bes fiu da trian na samuisce atá isín focreic, issed ata isin fogail doníther ris na ferandaib cétna i fuacht an geimridh `a calf which is worth two thirds of the `samhaisc'-heifer which is paid for the rent, it is it that is paid for the trespass', Laws iv 92.16 Comm. cínta do niad na cethra . . . leth a mbia ina nairlim isedh bias ina tairsci `half of that fine which lies for their `airlim'-trespass . . .', 74.8 Comm. cod a midídar ruire trachta ┐ raite? Nin; co rabadar ocht nurcora dec and do fhleascach, 138.4 Comm. ní bhíadh na ghoin é d'oighedh / toil Dé muna deónaighedh His wound would not be enough to cause His death, IGT Decl. ex. 378 . Common in form with suff. pron. 3 s. n. ma beith nech and tra labrathar ilbélre if there be anyone, etc., Wb. 13a4 . ar atá brithem and cenut-su `a judge is there apart from thee', 6b25 . ataat alaaili interiecta and it coitchena do cach ceniul, Sg. 10a1 . attaad teora bliadna and. Niconcomracamar díoblíonaib `it is three years since we two had intercourse', Mon. Tall. 134.26 (§ 21) . For phr. cid fil and trá see trá. In idiom tá sé i n-a fhear he is a man (see Dillon, ZCP xvii 307 ff. ): is amlaid . . . atá in rigsudi sin inna chathaír chumtachta, LU 2005 ( FA 7 ). cidead bes ina bibdaid `even though he be a caitiff', Ériu v 22.20 . gu raibhe 'na cholum ghel, Acall. 1080 . ce raib se i n-a fhír, PH 7324 . do bí 'n-a mnaí grádaig ac Find, Acall. 2018 . do rígh gion go rabhthá id mhac, DDána 91.15 . Note also: tuc . . . aithne gurbh e righ Eirenn do bí ann that it was in fact the king, Ériu iii 152 § 6 . ro innis do gur 'uo he Isu ro ui ann, RC xii 344.15 .

With IMM: ni baitir, ni loisctir cein beit immo `he is not drowned or burnt as long as they are on him', RC vi 183.8 .

With LA: gan bheith le Dia is ann bhus aithreach if we are not on God's side, Dán Dé x 27 . Expressing possession and related ideas: is lib atá a rogu, Wb. 9a23 . is derb lium attá latsu gl. certus sum autem quod et in té, 29d14 . ainmm ninchoisc cenéuil issed file la laitnóri, Sg. 30b8 . is airi nobíth digaimm leo ante ρ. sin, 9b10 . ni fil bríg laisiom hisind accobar sin `he considers that such desire is no great matter,' Mon. Tall. 151.13 (§ 62) . is dé atá lem, fobíth, etc. this is why I think so (of an assertion), TTr.² 343 . itá a rīgan la cach ríg sund, TBC-I¹ 190 . fail leis secht nimi, SR 629 . ar ní ḟil acht oenlám lim, LL 14150 .

With ó: báoi alaile anchoire antuaid o sláne `there was a certain anchorite from Slane in the North', Mon. Tall. 159.8 (§ 77) . cech lennánacht fil isin domvn is úadhi atá originates with her, TTr.² 370 . Bressal Ó Tressaig ō' tāit / Hī Tressaig `. . . from whom are sprung', Ériu ii 50 § 7 . ni fil[et] o neoch ┐ ni filter uaidibh `they are not derived from anything, and nothing is derived from them', Auraic. 1507 .

With OC: ar notéighed dīa sathairn init co mbídh oc Cnocc Droma Coblai, ZCP viii 106.29 = Trip.² 2858 . ma no bith . . . mo c[h]laideb acom if I had my sword, TBC-I¹ 3543 . co rabat aidmi oc cech altōir . . ., Ériu i 219 § 9 . in ti ac na biat ba, Laws iv 36.10 Comm. in fhil biad ocaib sund? PH 6709 . ná raibh agad ar n-éra `refuse me not', Studies 1918, 99 § 16 . In impers. constr. cindas atathar occat? how are affairs with thee? RC xxvi 368.9 . a.¤ y oc x x has the power to do y: ní bhía . . . ag boigṡín / mo chor tar creich Phádraigín, Ériu ix 163 § 7 .

With adverbs and adv. phrases: céin bett abus `while they are here below', BColm. 98.28 . ní rubai nach cruth ailiu `it cannot be otherwise', Sg. 7b3 . ataat ám in chrut sin, 140b1 . hóre nád robe Tit ar mo chiunn, Wb. 14d29 . na muindtire bís id choimidecht `of the monks that live with thee', Mon. Tall. 128.8 (§ 3) . dá rabh mé ar éanmhagh is í, Dán Dé ix 12 . is bether go hīsiul de, ZCP x 51.6 . bidh co mín michuir ret c[h]airdibh, vi 272 § 3 . is samlaid insin robói a flaithemnacht indibsi, Ml. 18a8 . nī hamlaid beitid na nāimh . . ., ZCP xiii 9.26 . dobadus co subhach rompa, KMMisc. 319.27 . léig mar atāit tall, ZCP viii 202.4 . trath atusa sund, TBC-LL¹ 2379 . ionmhuin uan nar fhás ó mhnaoi / do bhás go truagh ar a thí, Dán Dé xxvi 9 . Note also: dá mbem a-moigh `if we win forth', Ériu ix 162 § 2 . With interrogatives: ceth leth atā E., TBC-I¹ 376 . can ata? whence is it? Hib. Min. 8.270 . cāit atā do t[h]igerna?, TBC-I¹ 789 . ciatā inso?, ZCP viii 311.13 . a Findtain, arse, ┐ Éri cía gabad ca rabad inde? `where have things been therein?' Ériu iv 146 § 23 .

(c) Used with inf. and suff. pron. to express possession. With inf. pron.: rosmbia a lóg `they shall have payment for it', Wb. 5d35 . ind indocbál no-b-tá in futuro, 14c16 . ro-n-da-biad cech maith, Ml. 33b13 . rombia-sa la dia . . . a day will come for me when, Vita Br. 12 . roborbē (roburbe v.l.) which is yours, Cáin Ad. 27 . nīmthat asnai I have no ribs, TBC-I¹ 2871 . gell cóic sét di neoch rodmbí `of whatever he has', Críth G. 283 and n. uair nach tá tír dia fhulung fri re napuidh because he has no land to support him (?), Laws iv 30.19 Comm. rom be nem may I have heaven, Snedg. u. Mac R 14 § 76 . Femen intan rombai rí . . . when it had a king, RC xvii 148.19 . cia luag nomtha?, SR 1165 . rombí lethbairgen, Anecd. i 73 § 211 . atbert Cathair nimthasa ní dhuit I have nothing to give you, LL 386b22 . Note also: nintha do imtecht liumm `I have (lit. we have) no news', RC xiii 222.20 . With cumang (or similar word) and prep. DO has the power to: nímtha cumachtæ ṅdo, Ml. 140b7 . ní-s-ta som . . . cumang domm orcuin-se, 60d3 . nísmbói didiu do chumacc a mmbo do imain they hadn't the strength to, Vita Br. 24 . sáerthar lat in domnach cech cumang rotbé (rodbe, rotbia, v.ll.) dó `with all your might', Ériu ii 204 § 22 . nícom thása cumang dia tabair[t], TBFr. 302 . apraind nachimbai-si nert do theacht cucu alas that I had not strength . . ., TBC-I¹ 3439 . Used independently is able: nīmt[h]a a dechmad d'indisin / nech doní do maith `I cannot tell a tithe of all the good he does', BColm. 70.6 . nimta-sa sin . . . uair da caithius mo dan re sciathaib Ulad I cannot do that . . ., Ériu v 72.8 . Note also: ango dano for Ingcél adfía basa lecht bas briscium `peradventure I shall be the frailest corpse', BDD 102h ( RC xxii 211 ) = at-mbia basa lecht bas brisceam, BDD² 716 (leg. ro-t-bia?).

With suffixed pron. taithiunn . . . / ni fris tarddam ar n-áthius `we have . . . something to which to apply our acuteness', Thes. ii 293.19 . táithi caire umai he has a bronze cauldron, Críth G. 197 . tathum rūn, TBC-I¹ 848 . bethib sūirsi lim-sa dano ye will enjoy freedom with me, ZCP viii 316.5 . tathat lim logh do áes, logh do sinnsire thou hast with me = I accord thee, xii 365.13 . baíthium anfud mílach mend, LU 3018 . tathuib comram, Rawl. 88b51 . tathum o día praind, Anecd. i 64 § 120 . tāthud ochtar la suidiu / airm hi fail a crōlighe `thou wilt find eight men . . .', Fianaig. 12 § 16 . tathai eolus maith, ZCP vii 310 § 1 . tatos subhae `they have happiness', Blathm. 82 . Pleonastically: tathai erouidh . . . bithbron `Herod . . . has eternal sorrow', 83 .

(d) In nasalising rel. clauses to denote has something the matter, is ailing: ced das in ben maith? `what ails the good woman?', Thes. ii 329.48 . cidh tás do sūil, a clērich? what is the matter with your eye? RC xxvii 280 § 35 . Oengus mac in Dagdai hisiurcc di bliadan. Cid tas or Bodb, RC iii 345.9 . ra[fh]etur sa . . . an daas ind ingen what is wrong with the girl, Vita Br. 5 . ni fetarsa cid no-tó I do not know what is the matter with me, ZCP viii 176.5 . cid no-taí? Sc.M² 3 . roḟetarsa a n-attath[a]i. Ni taam ni or Cano, Anecd. i 9.25 ( SCano 293 ). cid tāthaí, a maccu? . . . oc imresain atām . . ., Ériu viii 157.16 . ni confetatarsin cid rombui hissennath, RC iii 344.10 . dia ḟis cid robái (rombui, v.l.) grían to find out what was the matter with the sun, Ériu iv 140.13 .

With prep. DO feels (inimically) towards, is angry with, worries: propter incredulitatem fracti sunt .i. cani airi .i. badochu lem són is [hed] romboth doib that is the fault found with them, Wb. 5b31 . cren dímsa m'ingin . . . Cid dathir di? . . . Is dichmarcach what cause of annoyance has she given? Vita Br. 13 . fiarfaig Conchobar scēla dō. —Cidh tāi di ṡodain? ol Bricriu why do you bother with it? ZCP v 502.15 . cadai-siu duind?, TTebe 424 . In good sense treats in a special manner: ca tāthar dúin do domnach des / sech gach laithi lāndiles? `why do we hold Sunday above . . .?' Ériu iii 143 § 7 . With added prep.: cidh 'ma bfuile dam? ZCP x 10.11 . ná bí réd chathrachaibh dhúinn `talk not to us of your forts', Content. vi 31 . See further s.v. daas. Frequ. in class. verse in phrase gá dtá, dás (acht) what is the use? in short. Either gá dtá or gá tá may be used to suit alliteration, see Ir. Syll. Poetry 86 . fogus orchra don éigsi / gá ttás cur ré coiméidsi `how can she be saved?' Studies 1923, 421 § 1 . gá dás luadh imdheachta an ḟir? `what need to recount', TD 13.40 . gá dás mé dá mīrbuile / acht sé d'fás ó ÓghMuire, IGT Decl. ex. 200 . gá dtám? —acht torchuir bu dheas in short, TD 3.10 . With follg. prep.: gá dtám ris . . . / acht meise féin foidhidneach, TD 3.41 . ga dtú ris, a rí L.? / ort chuirim mo chomuirghe, 30.12 . ní bhiú ris acht, Dán Dé vi 31 . ní fhuilim dó, xi 30 .

(e) With words indicating number, quantity in sense of accompanied by, having: bí[i]th a th[a]urchreicc cóic ṡétaib, Críth G. 71 . baei Conairi a ceithri cairpthig il-Lifiu, BDD 12 (a cethror cairpdech, v.l.). itó-sa lín do gona, TBC-LL¹ 434 . denam d'ḟiadach na muice in lín Feinde atámait, Acall. 2223 . atáthaoi líon a n-ithte, Keat. iii 4439 . atú-sa caegait fer, MR 248.17 . Later: bed-sa ┐ mili ridiri maraen rium ad diaig, ZCP vi 41.9 .

II Expressing state, condition, kind, etc. with pred. consisting of noun, pron. or adj. (usage more usual with copula, see introd. section above).

(a) With noun pred.: boe sab suithe cech dind, ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). boe saegul sneid, 24 . boe dind oc libur leigdocht, 27 . biait betha airchind they will be chieftains of the world, Rawl. 125b9 . With subj. standing between the vb. and pred.: atá dia atach ṅ-dún-ni ais dethrebo God is a refuge to us the people of the two tribes, Ml. 66d1 . bói Fíachnae Lurga athair Mongáin, Imr. Brain 42.1 . Cf. Sg. 20b3 .

(b) With adj. pred.: boe seim sáth, ACC 25 . biat slana, SR 4167 (copula?). feib atam nocht, 1347 (copula?). bía slan, LU 3344 ( SCC 13 ). Cf. habe . . . (.i. sana sis .i. slán bee), Enchir. Aug. 82a ( ZCP vii 484 ). dlegar doibsium na be lobtaigh cor ( ar dlegar doibsium na bed lobthaig cor, O'Dav. 1191 ) (Atk. in Glossary emends to be[t]), Laws iv 54.10. atámait ainmfesach, RC xxiv 371.7 . bítíss meth (leg. methi, ed.) occ tinntúd, IT iii 235.z . co filim garbliath i rricht, LU 1272 . ro boísium imnedach i tossuch a bethad, LL 7305 . ro-bádus-[s]a dronnach, PH 2788 . céin beorsa beó as long as I am alive, Ériu v 222.46 . is follus co fuilti eaclach, Fier. 69 . maith dīghōltar ant andlocht / bethar taoblom tarrnocht trūagh folk will be, ZCP xii 395.23 . With subj. betw. vb. and pred.: is trissa ndede sin biid duine slán et fírian, Wb. 4d33 . amal mbís tegdís fás [amm]edón ┐ scópthe gl. sicut domus uacans et scopata, Tur. 14 ( Thes. i 485.23 ). arrobói a rígthech lán de rígaib, Imr. Brain 1 . amal no beithi féin béo and, Trip.² 2972 . co mbatar na hádnaicti óbéla, PH 676 . bis an puls tonnmur lethan, Rosa Angl. 272.8 . oir dobi se crodha do laim ┐ mor do mét, Fier. 2 .

(c) With part. as pred. Immediately follg. vb. (see GOI 475-6 ; OIPG 147 ): amal nombemmis érchóilti gl. tanquam morti destinatos, Wb. 9a3 . biid ersoilcthi ar chiunn for ríg `be ye opened before your king' (of doors), Ml. 46a7 . co rabais (rabhdais, v.l.) marbtha mudaigthi, TTebe 854 . With subj. standing between vb. and pred.: ataat mesai Dǽ nephchomtetarrachti the judgements of God are incomprehensible, Ml. 55d11 . céin nombetis inna saigtea tuidmithi inna feuil `as long as the arrows were fixed in his flesh', Ml. 58a9 . órobatar ind liss dúntai, Imr. Brain 1 . co ra-bi in uli demnaigecht fomamaigthi dó, PH 2796 .

(d) In sentences where the vb. stands in a nasalising rel. clause and refers to a pred. expressed in the principal clause: is faittech rond-boi som, Ml. 21d4 . ni ba cian mbias in pecthach, 56c22 . fer . . . nadip romar bed a sommæ a man . . . whose wealth should not be too great, Thes. ii 241.9 . is-gáibthech atátur i-sin-magh sin, RC xxiv 378.12 . is trog robas isin chotlad sin, Ériu v 34.z . ní cás duid madh diomdhach raibh / grása Dé . . ., Dán Dé xix 22 . [is] slán do bhaoi an brat-sain, xii 22 .

(e) In the type of sentence where the description constitutes an independent sentence with copula: ego sum uermis et non homo .i. atāim-si conad cruim mē ┐ nāch duine, Corm. Y 211 . ro boi Victor co mbo ḟortachtaigthid do Pátraic, ACL iii 10 § 8 = Trip.² 217 . unus non est . . . .i. nochon fhil int aen co mbad airim, acht ata conidh fotha airim, Auraic. 689 . dom dóigh . . . robadhuis uair ecin ┐ roba díl anora tú `it seems to me . . . that there was once a time when thou wert worthy of honour', ZCP vi 99.5 .

codnach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. codnach or dil.ie/9964

Forms: codhnach

adj (? cf. codnaib).

I o, ā adult, compos mentis; sensible, reasonable : clann c.¤ ┐ clann ec.¤ adults and children, Laws iii 402.22 Comm. Compar. is codnaige doib acrudh do dénum they are more competent to plead, Laws ii 66.8 Comm. 12 Comm. is tusu in cor c.¤ , TBC-I¹ 2300 (`the chief hero', TBC-LL² 2703 ). in cú c.¤ , TFerbe 604 . c.¤ cach co feirg `everybody is reasonable', Tec. Corm. 31.13 . Adv. cipi . . . co cobsaid c.¤ , Cog. 156.1 .

n II o, m. codhnach m., IGT § 11 (54.29) , 104 .

(a) In Laws Comm. ` sensible adult ' (Gloss.) (usu. ref. to cond and compounds in text; so freq. also in derivatives): masa codhnach ruc in lenamh . . . istech . . . masa ecodnach, i 178.12 . in fuil icus c.¤ . . . , ┐ nocho n-e fein ro ferustar hi . . . acht druth, v 142.14 . cungnam fri baeth . . . ni icfa in c.¤ , 490.z . cuicthe fri cond cuindegar .i. . . . on codnach i crich, i 80.21 . na codnaigh beraid eric, ii 46.5 . Note also: ni iodhnaig nach codhnach a chrobh i ngrís ima ngenither guirn, Ériu xiii 21.25 , cf. 21.29 . iar diachtain ceille codhnaigh `after he has attained mental maturity', Ériu xvii 68 § 9 gl. 14 . iar tiachtain céille codnaigh dó (a drunk), O'D. 1620 (H.5.15, 14b).

(b) lord, master, chief, leader : fo cen tir dia nad c.¤ / in tí nar tollsgad fele , H.3.18, 767.11. D. Ó B. codhnach Chlann Luirc `captain', Ériu xvi 132 § 4 . ima righuibh ┐ ima codhnachuibh, Lism. L. 3207 . is tú bus c.¤ ┐ bus comairlech dóib `lord and counsellor' (of saint), RC xii 328 § 17 . le coinnlibh creich gcruaidh gcodhnaigh, DDána 113.40 . codhnach cláir nimhe (of Christ), Dán Dé xv 7 . ni aithisfigtheasa codnachu catha, MR 152.21 . ar gcodhnach uile `support,' O'Rah. 114.3 .

coibge

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vn. of con-fig. Later coibige. Gramm. cohesion, continuity; context, text : a fele i nhuli choibgi int sailm-so gl. universa . . . contextione, Ml. 65b14 . c.¤ int sailm gl. orationis detextus, 72a9 . aacomol frisin ainmm nád ḟil hi coibgi `context', Sg. 69a13 . Ml. 114c13 . dluithe coibce .i. coibhfige dluith . . . .i. . . . comuaim naisnéisin, O'D. 849 ( H 3.17, 603 ). is e ro scribh in coibige coisecartha . . . hi nGenesis rechta `text', Three Hom. 90.12 = coibdhe, Lism. L. 662 . coibnius na cobige-sea, PH 5784 . i comighib (coibigib, v.l.) ┐ i sreathaibh roscaigh `texts, and series of proverb', Auraic. 337 . isin coipdi, 3388 . Cf. in cuimre (no coibhiti), 4114 . cobfighe celli unity of sense, IT iii 30.6 (see p. 121) ( comge, ZCP vi 263.6 ). coibhidhe .i. piseog, (fabrications?), O'Curry 2069 (H 4.22, 67). ? l-nichoibigi / caindel comgnidi, IT iii 55 § 104 (comḟighe, v.l.).

1 cuingid

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Forms: cuinchid, cuindchid, cuinged, -eda, cuingthi, cuinghidh, cuinge, coinge

n i (see GOI 450 ) vn. of con-dïeig. Also cuinchid, cuindchid. a s. cuinged, Celtica iv 24.312 . g s. -eda; cuingthi, LU 6128 . cuinghidh f., IGT Decl. § 42 . Later cuinge, coinge.

Act of asking, requesting, seeking; request : doch.¤ timpne naile, Wb. 4d24 . bid c.¤ roch.¤ `it will be a great question', 8a7 (see n.). nibu arch.¤ forsét gl. in occassione auaritiae, 24d7 . dechuingid 24b24 . dochuingid 27c24 . archuinged (leg. -id ?) soinmige do `through his seeking prosperity', Ml. 39a6 . Cf. 56b15 . 56c15 . 102c5. imchuindchid innananae nerchradach gl. circa superuacua occupatur, 59d3 . do chuingid dilguda 124b3 . duchuingid indib 125d12 . do cuingidh in tairrngerthai `to find the prophesied one', Blathm. 15 . do chuinchid bo, Vita Br. 25 . oc cuinchid a lleicthe issa tech, LU 6965 (BDD). día rofaided chuinchid which he was sent to seek, TTr.² 60 . oc cuindgid na féle , Fél. Prol. 329 . do chuincid neich, Mon. Tall. 128.10 . a cungid inna flatha, LL 37579 . coingi comna, Laws i 266.y . eter rígu ┐ chaemu ocum chuindchid wooing me, BDD² 53 . cuinghidh .i. iarraidh, O'Cl.

Usually with co of source from which a thing is sought: niarch.¤ tuare cucuibsi, Wb. 24b14 . cen ch.¤ neich conech, 26b25 . oc c.¤ digi chucu, LU 4029 (SC). oc cuinchid fhurtachta cus-in oeṅ-dia, PH 6658 . With other prepp.: do chuincid . . . eolais forru, PH 3462 . sgel feinnid do chuingidh ar gach n-aigidh, RC vi 174.22 . dia chuinghe fair techt, BNnÉ 320.13 . do cuinge indlighidh re aili, O'D. 126 ( H 3.17, 105 ). duch.¤ hicce hua Dia, Ml. 98c1 . aithesc . . . cungeda neich ó neoch `speech of a person making a request,' TBC-LL² 930 . do chuinchid a n-ádmolta o dóinib, PH 4695 .

Attrib. gen.: francaig fognama / fine chuindgeda importunate (?), Bruchst. 36 ( IT iii 91 § 128 ). saint sirchuindcheda `an ever craving lust', TTebe 793 . ben chuindcheda see 1 ben.

dám

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Forms: dám, dáim, dáme, dáime, dáma, dáim, dáma, daime, lán-dám, ríg-dám

n ā, f. nom. dám, later also dáim. gen. dáme, dáime (dáma). dat. dáim. n pl. dáma, daime.

I A company, legitimate number of guests, party, following, retinue . ni téige leosam dam no tascur tar dá fer décc, Laws i 48. 5 . ma dotí dam caem, 122. 7 . dá reib in fer ann is lándam muna raib is lethdam, ii 386. 12 . más co tomus in ḟir tancatar na dama is landam. más fo tomus na mná is lethdam, 386. 14 . fosuididter in ben lethdam in fir, 386. 6 . a daim dliged aice (comm.), 388. 12 . etech daime, i 56. 23 Comm. biathud daime, 142. 24 Comm. ii 388. 8 Comm. is cutruma in biad célsine ┐ biathud na daime, ii 232. 4 Comm. dia rucuidh imurcuid daime lesin flaith, 232. 6 Comm. an imurcuidh daime berur co tig in chéile, 232. 7 Comm. cen daim téchta, 388. 1 ; v 172. 15 . in cutruma nobia don daim, ii 26. 27 . dia tísit teora dama uaithi cin biad, v 122. 1 . má damu fuil agin flaith, ii 232. 2 Comm. coro láinbiathad daime a fir, 386. 9 . in flaith rochuiriustur na dama do chaithium bidh célsine, 26. 19 . má robhiathustar dama and, v 164. 13 . dál as chomtig fri dáma (gl. fri hegeda (hōegidu, v.l.), fri truagu), Hy. v 14 . dámḟial .i. fial fri dámaib, Gorm. Apr. 15 . is gess damsa dám oenmná do airitin iar fuiniud gréne, BDD 63 . fáilte fri dáma, Tec. Corm. 4 (l. 15) . orgain na dame, Ann. Inisf. 592 . srethugud a dáme for fecht féle , LL 187 a 44 . a biathad iarna dáim ┐ iarna grád ┐ iarna lín, 187 a 47 . ar bélaib a dámi ┐ a thascuir, 188 c 29 (cf. Laws i 48. 5 ). cen díl dámi resi without paying a company of storytellers RC xii 70 § 33 . giarb uathed do dám malle, TBC-LL¹ 4003 . rob uathad mo dám I was a party of one only MacCongl. 19. 23 . dám thrír, LL 207 b 5 . dám ochtair a lín, Dinds. 134 . dám nónbair, BDD 34 . cethrar lín a dama, Manners and Customs iii 491. 3 . seisser a dam i tuaith, ib. 496. 11 . ní théigead dam dimdach uada (sc. ón choire (choiriu) ansicen) FDG 408 . niba bruithi de acht daithin na dáime fana miad ┐ fana ngrad, ib. 409 (cf. Laws i 48. 11 ). gebe dáṁ dhúilech thí cusin nairchindech, Lism. L. 2711 . gráinid cride frisin dám sin, ACL iii 297. 7 . dáṁ a party, dining party O'D. Suppl. from Rawl. 487 . fail dáim nannsa inbar ndochum anocht, MacCongl. 87. 2 . ní ferr téit an dam ar (MS. indhamar) thicc, Rawl. 83 b 9 . dám ochtair, Todd Nenn. 48. 6 . na ndám as an epithet: Ádam...duine rodelb Dia na ndám, LL 136 b 15 . Diarmaid mac Aedha na ndaṁ of the retinues MacCarthy 416. 13 . Fergal mac Domnaill na ndám, LL 141 a 28 . anmand muntire na tromdáma, LL 27 b 55 . Referring to a single individual, guest : dám óenmná, BDD 52 § 63 . atá dámh is uaisli iná mé fein i focus accum .i. Find mac Cumaill, Acall. 5035 .

dám de...┐ dám (aile) de = cuit...cuit some...others (cf. cuit, foirenn). daim díb ar Colum Cilli dinnarba ┐ daim díb i ninad a sáraigthi siun i Tailltin ┐ daim i ninad trasci (leg. trascthi) na napstal i Temraig, Cog. 10. 19 sq.

II A bardic company, poets : cosbóir dílios gach dáiṁe, Oss. ii 296 . teach do dhénom do Niall...do díol dáṁ Éreann, AFM iv 706. 16 . post congṁála dáṁ ┐ deóradh, ib. vi 1908. 7 . ZCP viii 109. 17 , 22 . Gadelica ii. 101. 24 . romín an drem re dámaib, Hy Fiach. p. 216 . urra an drem dár ndámaibni, ib. p. 242 . ib. 256. 6 ; 260. 12 ; 270. 5 ; 274. 5 ; 294. 17 .

COMPDS. lán-dám Laws. oll-dám : nir bo olldamh oenmhuco, IT i 109.10 , ZCP x 369 . ríg-dám, q.v.

P. O'C. O'Br. O'R. and Dinneen also give the meaning kindred, relation, consanguinity, affection, friendship : dáim .i. gaodhal no báidh, P. O'C.

díchrechnaigid

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v casts off, renounces: dichrechnaigfit fir féile men will cast off modesty, RC xxvi 36 ( LL 188a56 ). dichrechnaigfither féle , ib. p. 44 ( LL 188c38 ).

do-rími

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Forms: dorímu, dorími, torrimi, nís-tuirmi, doríme, tūirme, doruirme, du-rímet, dorimiub, dorímfem, doruirmius, doruirim, doruirmi, do-nd-ruirmissem, dosrimemar, dorímther, doruirmed, rothuirmed, rofuirmeadh, tuirem, tuirmid

v (* to-rīm-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 603 ) Indic. pres. 1 s. dorímu, Fél. Ep. 317 . 3 s. dorími, Tur. 9 . Ml. 44c28 . torrimi, 130c1 . nís-tuirmi, Wb. 30c17 . Ipv. 2 s. tuirim, Bretha 44.3 . Subj. pres. 2 s. doríme, Fél. Sept. 5 (for tuirme thou shouldst declare, Fél. Sept. 17 read tūirme whom we seek). 3 s. (with -ro-) doruirme, Hy. v 67 . 3 pl. du-rímet, Ml. 19b13 . Fut. 1 s. dorimiub, Ml. 26c10 , cf. 106c10 . 1 pl. dorímfem, 44a24 . Perf. 1 s. doruirmius, Fél. Ep. 40 , 229 . 3 s. doruirim, Ml. 36b6 . doruirmi, SR 830 . 1 pl. do-nd-ruirmissem, Wb. 24d16 . dosrimemar, Fél. Ep. 6 (v.l.). Pass. pres. s. dorímther, Ml. 16c10 . 23b8 . Perf. doruirmed, Laws ii 362.8 . nád rothuirmed , Fél. Ep. 122 . (For roturmed, Cog. 172.29 read rofuirmeadh with v.l.) Vn. tuirem.

(a) counts (?): a[r]druiri . . . doruirmi cach sluag sainglic, SR 830 . (ipv.) tuirmid . . . cia mét bliadan co brāth mbúan, 7961 .

(b) Usually enumerates, mentions (as items of a list): gl. (sermone) prosequi, Ml. 44c28 , 130c1 , cf. 14d6 , 44a24 ; (sermone) digerere, 19b13 , 26c7 , cf. 36b6 ; narratione decurrere, 106c10 . trede . . . dorími som sunt sís, Tur. 9 . iar tuirim a féle | dorímiub a ndrungu, Fél. Ep. 232 . doneoch doruirmesem di smachtaib the s.-fines we have enumerated, Laws v 396.20 . tuirmem . . . ainm (na) cethri fer find fichet, SR 789 . tuirim-si dūn anmanna na sceul sin, Anecd. ii 43.7 . in tríar-sa thuirmim-si, ZCP viii 215.18 . fogabur do na biada rothurim, MacCongl. 63.2 . a ndo-rigne do fhertaib | ní fail doruirme co cert no one can rightly recount, Hy. v 67 . gach olc da tuirmim, Fianaig. 82.8 .

(c) In wider sense mentions, speaks of; tells, relates: nís tuirmi recht the Law records them not, Wb. 30c17 . dorimther a scel-sa hí lebraib ríg, Ml. 23b8 . dorrími Sencha in caingin, FB § 56 . ised dorime in senchus, Hib. Min. 164 . dia tuc in mnái dorímid (: mílid) whom ye speak of (?), SR 6803 . araile fer airmitnech doríme in Scriptuir, LB 146a9 . amal dorrimet na scribenna, PH 6281 . amail dondrim[i] Eóin Casian, Ériu vii 156.16 . amal doruirmi sim isin Duil Feada Mair, ACL iii 247.20 . is do denum nime ┐ talman dorime a scel sin it is of . . . that this story tells, Ériu ii 102 § 11 . léir rothuirmsemar (sic leg.) ar crónic, Todd Nenn. 268 . ní rith teangadh ar thuirmheas what I have said is no glib utterance, Content. xxix 8 . tuirmem a deilb nderscaigthi let us describe, IT iii 40 § 36 . tuirmem a n-elgnos, a n-ardēchtu, ZCP viii 117 § 4 .

(d) accounts, considers: is bās dorimther codlud sleep is accounted death, Corm. Y 43 . is ar chol dorímther leo dún ar n-airbert bith our way of life is accounted to us as sin by them, Alex. 925 = Anecd. v 5 . cia doruirmithe la noim-scribenna though (the Psalter) should be reckoned with (as belonging to) the holy scriptures, Hib. Min. 86 . dorime C. inni n-aile and C. gives another sense, 446 .

érgna

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n io, n. (?) (cf. 1 ecna(e), engnae, ingnae) understanding, discrimination, discernment: ergna .i. etargnadh firinne, ut est: biet mna cin fele ┐ fir cin ergna, O'Dav. 804 . eargna .i. inntleachd, O'Cl. do bērlaib cech mīl... | dia n-ērgnaib, dia n-iladbaib, SR 7264 . nā bērla, nā cīall nā cruth, | nā hērgna nō horddogod, 7268 . cen ērgna n-eolais, cen treóir | cen bērla, i tirib aneóil, 3447 . nach ruc úadib a n-érgna | a céill nach a combérla (of men transformed into swine), Metr. Dinds. iii 386.23 . a feab crotha ┐ ceneoil ┐ eargnæ (.i. glicusa), BB 63a3 = Tec. Corm. 5 and Laws iv 376.3 (earngna). d' imdugud a mor-hērgnai (: bērlai), Rawl. 77b7 . ar allud ┐ érgna ┐ aurlabra, FB 19 . LU 121b24 . AFM ii 1008.8 . Cf. Hua Duind fer na n-érgna n-óc (: bērla), LL 33b7 . pn Personified: Ergna mac Ecnai .i. is tuisechu do neoch in t-ecna do bith i n-anmain quam a thasselbad wisdom must be in a man's soul before he can display it (érgna = the exhibition of wisdom, ecna the gift itself) LL 187c51 . Rochond mac Ergnai .i. is tuisechu etargna no intliucht do bith aici quam codnaigi do thasselbad dó, l. 48 . See RC xxvi 30.138 . scol...ic foglaim in cech ergna (: bérlu), LL 133b36 . As attrib. (?): do neoch is mó ergna díb ┐ is mó gáes (bhus gaosmuire ┐ bhus ergna v.l.), Ériu iv 144.11 . senad ergna, Alex. 482 . ollamh ergna, AFM i 54.3 (gen. ?), and similar exx. where the quantity is not decided, may belong to airgnae. See next and Celtica xvii 70 .

fáes(s)am

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Forms: faesaim, fóesama, foesma, faesma, faíseamh, foesmaib, f., fáesam, f., fáesam, f., faesam, faesam, f., saíre, fáesam

u, o, m. (vn. of fo-sisedar. Cf. Mid. W. gwaessaf, gwayssav, Loth, RC xxxviii 300 ): g s. faesaim, BDD 162 (foesma Y). fóesama (for this form see Hessen, ZCP x 321 ) LU 4871 = foesma, TBC-I¹ 383 . pl. faesma, Laws v 48.20 Comm. n s. faíseamh (o, m.) IGT, Decl. § 28 (fáeisimh proscribed as incorrect).

I

(a) in lit. sense `standing under,' hence bearing up under, supporting (?): úair nach fóisam in lind, berim-se maccáem ... tarsi, TBC-LL¹ 1305 (`Fuss-Feste' Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 629 ; anuair nach roichther in linn la cách St); cf. bói C. forsin lind ... ┐ ni ba faesam cid si, TBC-LL¹ 1945 . Possibly an extended use: trustworthy, safe . In follg. ex. Dr. Binchy would see a metaph. use of the meaning adopting, taking into protection (see below): issi innfine i fintedaib griain a tir i fuissither; ar i[s] sruithiu la Feine in foesam andsen oldás a tir as a tairidnither, Laws iv 206.9 (glossed: f. .i. in línd, 208.17 ), i.e. the land in which water is collected in a standing pool or reservoir ranks higher than that in which it has its source. Here the four adjacent holdings are in the matter of water-rights likened to the four categories of affinity, viz. gelfine, deirbfine, iarfine and innfine. See ib. p. 166 .

(b) in the literature usually protection, safeguard: co nach fagbad foisam lat | cid do mac nothaesad fritt, Ériu ix 45 § 5 . is ... essamna mór do T. toidecht cen ḟaosam cen chomairche ina tíre, TTr.² 246 . faosamh .i. comairce, O'Cl. `faosamh' is cuime [ = coimge?] ... dhá ainm cumairce, Metr. Gl., Ff. 31 . luid epscop Erc do thig Ḟ. ... ┐ coṅgab in mac ina ucht, ┐ focheird a ḟoesam ┐ a oentaid fris (i.e. bp. E. placed himself under his protection. Cf. the parallel passage: gabh misi cucat amail mhanach ndilius, Lism. L. 3359 = suscipe me monachum tibi obedientem Lat. Lives 102 ), Fél. 132.25 . With prep. DE, FO and esp. FOR (AR), folld. by subj. gen. under the protection (of): for foísam ríg na ndule comairche nachanbēra [ = -mēra ?], Thes. ii 306 ( Hy i 53 ). cor marbad a ri do fáesam Bachla Issa while [i.e. in spite of being] under the safeguard of RC xviii 28.21 (Tig.) = dar comhairge na bachla, AFM 1109 . A. do marbad la T. ... do ḟaesamh na bachla Isu, AU 1015 . pl. in concrete sense: Cinaedh ... demersus est. ... di foesmaib degdoine nErenn ┐ comarbhai Patraic in spite of the guarantees of AU 850 . in cath bar th'oesam ┐ bar do chommairge, LL 176a43 ( CRR 38 ). iar marbad mac nUsnig for a ḟaisam ┐ for a chommairgi, TBC-LL¹ 464 . ba for a foesam boi Fergus F. was under their protection LU 1619 . is ed doroachtmar fort foesam sunn `'Tis for that we have come hither under thy safeguard' BDD 3 . co ndigset som uili ar m'o(e)sam-sa ┐ ar m'imdegail feib dochuadusa ar a faesam sun ..., TBC-LL¹ 941 . rogab indala n-ae for foesam mBuidb ... gabais araile [for] faessam Ochaille placed himself under the protection of Dinds. 57 . Cf. dia ngaba for faosum `wenn er unter den Schutz gekommen ist' Ir. Recht p. 51 . gur bhó heiccen dona bárdaibh tocht diairm for faesamh an Iustís, AFM vi 2272.1 . ar fhaosam nó ar ionchaibh Íosa, TSh. 2716 . do muirbfedh ... fer ar faosaomh bfer talman would slay a man (even though he were) under the safeguard of everyone ZCP xiii 12.19 . Freq. in ellipt. optative sentence: for a [ḟ]óessam dún innocht may we be under His safeguard Hy i 2 . ar th'faosamh dhamh, a Dhé..., Aithd. D. 73.1 . for a foísam dún ar talmain, LL 364 marg. ( Mart. Tall. 122 ). for foessam duit na saille !, MacCongl. 83 . Less freq. with obj. gen.: ced ná ro nass do foessam-su forsna maccu? why were not the boys pledged to protect you? LU 4894 . téit cosna maccu cen naidm a fóesama [foesma Y] forru, LU 4871 . do chor th' aesma ┐ t'imdegla for in maccraid, TBC-LL¹ 881 = do comairci St. can chur a fáisma foraib, 911 . geib-siu fort faesam na macraide, 944 . O. rogab fóesam ḟír-Ḟoebair | oc Síd B. ... fo frith fóesam do R. O. undertook protection of R. Metr. Dinds. iii 272.38 (cf. Dinds. 57 , above). cuirim m'ḟaosamh ar a ḟuil I entrust myself to His blood Ir. Monthly 1928, 439 .

(c) legal uses. In Law texts f.¤ is common in the meaning protection: ni techta nach foessam ar na tegat ratha fine no `f.¤' is lawful which the sureties of the family do not warrant Laws iv 206.17 . ni bi acraidi faesam (nocha bi acra ... don ti bis ar foesam neich) `no person who is under protection is qualified to sue' [can be sued ?] i 102x (104.24) .

The maxim: cach faesam co fognam, Aib. Cuigni 54 ( ACL iii 227 ; ZCP xvii 56 ) is obscure, and has not been found elsewhere. cisa Mumhan ... do Chaisil ... cach bliadhna dobearar .i. smacht ┐ biathad ┐ turgnumh [turtugud v.l.] ┐ faesamh, Leb. Cert. 60 . nocha nuil eneclann na faosam do he has no honor-price or power of protection (Binchy) Laws ii 24.4 .

Sometimes a different meaning is implied: in the following legal expressions the original meaning seems to be acknowledgment (cf. coibsena .i. confessiones .i. comfaesaime, Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 = chomfaoisitin, Corm. Y 292 , and see fo-sisedar): aicc macu hi foisam do raithe frisin fiach so find sureties for assuming thy guarantee of this debt Bürgschaft 28 § 76 . cf. luid iarum i mMumain co ndeirgene foesam a ingine fri (nō for) Oengus. dobert iarum Oengus ferann do mac a ingine, Rawl. 119a26 = co M. do cuinnighid faesam [sic] a ingini for Aengus, BB 121a37 . ro chuindigh ... faosam a ingine for Aonghus, LL 381a24 (Oengus was the father of the girl).

In the sense protection, privilege , `f.¤ ' is found in connexion with entertainment of the lord and (or) his followers, and in connexion with distraint, seizure of cattle for unpaid dues, etc. "`fáesam' often denotes the immunity from legal process which a person of high rank confers on an inferior, usually a client (céle), who has entertained him and his retinue in accordance with the obligations of clientship. This immunity lasts for a certain period after the departure of the protecting person, whose status determines the duration of the `f.¤ ' During this period the `protected' person has `saíre' (= `f.¤ ' from his point of view) i.e., no legal claims which others have against him may be enforced by the process of distraint." (Dr. Binchy). In these passages the phr. `facaib f.¤ fair,' etc., is common. The meaning is evidently `leaves' (i.e. `confers, bestows on') though the translation `relinquish' often appears in the published Laws. The use in connexion with stay of seizure may be the origin of the later sense relief in illness, passing of the crisis, see II below. A satisfactory definition of this legal `fáesam' would involve a concurrent discussion of the terms `comairce, snádud, turtugud, turbaid' and `saíre,' some of which are often equated with `f.¤ ' by the commentators. All that can be done here is to quote a few passages illustrating the usage. See Ir. Recht 73.1 ff . turtugadh ... ré fedh urgnamha in bidh ┐ comairche in aired bes a caithemh a mbaile ┐ faesam ... iar fagbail in baile, uair is a n-ecmais nech bís a faesam ┐ ina coimitecht bis a comairce . amail atbeir a n-edgidh: .c.c. a caemachta .c. faesma a n-ecnairc, O'Curry 1386 (< H 3.18, 630 ). Here, as Dr. Binchy points out, the reference is to the `faesam' bestowed by the lord on his host while he is entertained, and for a period (see below) after his departure. But the note seems somewhat confused, as `comairce' regularly refers to an escorting safeguard. In the following version `comairce' is replaced by `turbaid': dethbir itir turrtugh ┐ torbaidh ┐ faosamh: in turrtugh .i. re ollmuithe an bidh . in turbaid .i. re a caithme . in faosam .i. iarna cathamh, O'Curry 2651 (< Eg. 88, 55b ). Cf. foesam .i. fo-sisithar tar crich, Ir. Recht p. 6 (no context). The lord, when he takes refection from the `céle,' thereby postpones any such impending seizure. While the meal is being prepared `turtugud' comes into force; while it is being consumed `comairce' (or `turbaid'); for a period after consumption and departure of the guest `faesam.' intí aca mbí tech, is fair facabar faosam, O'Dav. 999 . In some passages in Commentary `f.¤ ' is loosely equated with `turtugud,' e.g. throughout the Uraicecht Becc, Comm.: turtugud mīs dō (.i. mī a lānḟaesam bid ┐ fonadma), Laws v 46.25 ( 48.8 ; 50.7 ; 56.17 ). aenlā a t. (.i. aen-lā a lānḟ.¤ bīdh), etc. 58.16 (19) . athgabail tar turtugad cach duini bes tualuing a turtugad (.i. dar f.¤ cach duine is cuimgech f.¤ do gabail uirre), 256.31 (258.19) .

The time for which `f.¤ ' was valid varied with status (see last quot.): cred do beir cona commór faesamh ┐ turtugud ┐ dama fechta feile ┐ foluch n-othrusa do ri tuaithe ┐ mortuaithi ┐ nach commor enech what is the reason that the king of a territory and the king of a great territory are equal as regards `f.¤' and `t.' and followers on a free visit, and sick-maintenance, while their honour-price is not the same? O'Curry 1383 (< H 3.18, 629a ). faosamh na righ so .i. mi do righ tuaithe ┐ morthuaithe. tri caoicthis do ri tuath . raithe do rí cuicidh . bliadhain do ri Erenn, O'Curry 1260 (< H 3.18, 509 ). faosum na tri n-airech forgill .xx. laithe cechtar de na deisi si is taire . mi don fir is ferr, O'Curry 1261 (ib.). See also discussion on periods of `f.¤ ' in connexion with distraint, Laws i 100 .

Fractions of `f.¤ ' are referred to: masa lainbiathad cu fodnaidm, is lanfoesum fagabhar ara sgath . masa lain-biathadh cin fosnaidm ... is lethfoesum fagabhur ar a sgath, Laws ii 28.22 Comm. in t-ainmrainne don biudh ro caith curub é in t-ainmruinne sin don lanfoesumh fagbus ara sgath ib. 31 . miter foltaib .i. dus cia foessamh, in ōgh, in leth ... nō mitear ┐ rl. .i. in ndlighe foessamh etir ... nō ... in ndlighe fosister itir, O'Curry 510 (a fragment in H 3.18, 258 ; unfortunately the context has not been found).

If the guests fail to arrive, a fraction of `f.¤ ' is still valid: ca hait a faghbas [leg. fāgbhas ?] duine faosam fair budein ┐ a biadh do caithem dō ? ... an inbaid ro dáilestar dámh na tainic fechtus aile dia saigid, madh ro faillidhedar in dámh bodeisin, no mad docuadar re tosca deithbire ┐ ro chaithestar biadh, is a lethfaosam fagbus air, ┐ ise sin aon ina[d] isin mberla Feine ana fagbann nech faosam air ┐ a biadh budein do caithem dó, O'Curry 2448 (< Eg. 88, 36b ) = Laws ii 30x Comm.

The following refer specifically to prevention of distraint , i.e., seizure of cattle: a tabairt do snadud as tualaing a turtaigthi (.i. faesam d'facbail uirri, .i. crui) mad cen airis snaite, mad don snadud rongabthar asrenar log n-enech in snaite (.i. is uais ernither log enech fir in faesma don athgabail do lecon fon caill), Laws i 92.1 (98.13) . f.¤ sin tainic re re n-apaidh ┐ troiscthi, 100.1 . man ro airbertnaig a faesam cur gabadh athgabail de is anadh dechmaide ar in athgabail, 100.5 Comm. mas a n-aimsir lobtha [tainic in f.¤] nocha saorund ar fogelt na ar bleith na ar lobad hí, uair ni téit an faosam amach 'na deagaidh, ┐ téit in turbhadh, 102.4 Comm. cach baile atáit dá foesum no a tri ann, deghuidh i ndeghuidh tangatur na foesmhu ann, ┐ damadh i n-aínḟecht, nocha bia acht in foesumh bu sia . ┐ i bforbad ré anta táinic in foesam ann, ┐ dama[dh] re ré n-anta, isedh budh anudh di re ré in foesma uili, ii 102.15 Comm . mad ro urfaem in bidbaidh apadh, ┐ troscadh i faesam, cia no airberedh a faesam ria ngabail athgabala de, teit turrtughadh la fogail ann; is slan athgabail do gabail de, Laws i 98x . cf. téd turrtugh la fogail .i. téd an comairce deisim la fogail do denamh do mhuin na comairce ... no dno, téd de an turrtugh ┐ bí fair in faosamh, O'Curry 2441 (< Eg. 88, 36a ).

Cf. ní féith [ = féich ?] faosam fo chaoill .i. an faosam ar dibail ma ro thairmisc apa ┐ trosca, O'Curry 2650 (< Eg. 88, 55b ).

In some passages `saíre' and `fáesam' seem to stand for different aspects of the same process, e.g.:

Leath saire mad fuit notfuide neach fri fothugh[adh] tēchta (.i. leth foesum fagbus masa neach eile fuidhius uadh i[n]neach sin do caithiumh bid céilsine flatha) `Half free-quarters if another person sends [some] one upon lawful entertainment (that is, he loses one-half of protection if it be another person that sends him to consume the food which is due to the chief from his tenant)' Laws ii 26.16 . In H 3.18, 332 (reading: no da fuidhe) this is expld.: .i. leath faesam facbaith mad fuidet fuides neach iad do chaithem ineich na fothaigend co dligech biad celsine na flatha, ┐ leathfaesam no fuicfed fein for a ceile, ┐ isseadh facbaidh in coindem cuirter dia cathem fo aicned na flatha, fáesam imorro fon aicned [féin ?] facbaid in coindem for in flaith, O'Curry 682 . In Eg. 88, 36 , which gives of the text only the last four words, the commentary reads: .i. biadh ceilsine na flatha sin, ┐ in flaith do chuir a dam [feachta] fele da caithem, ┐ faosamh na flatha do facbail doibh ar in ceile, ┐ a lanfaosamh do facbail dona damhaibh ar in flath fo aicne [fon aicniudh budein ..., Laws ii 28 ] ar ise tuc biadh doibh . Ocus is ann sin ataitt da faosam a dualgus aonbidh, O'Curry 2446 (also Laws ii 28.1 ff . with slight verbal variants). `saíre' in this passage surely = exemption ? On the same page it is 6 times rendered "`saire'—exemption." See also footnote on p. 18 .

In these passages `saíre" apparently = the exemption due to the presence of `fáesam.' Cf. also fír faosma fosearnathar saire, saoire biata, saoire foghnuma, saoire faosma do cach fo miadh miter cach coir cirt, O'Curry 2443 (< Eg. 88, 36 ) = Laws ii 20.15 , where the rendering of the text, fir foesuma `true protection' cannot be right. Leg. fri faosma (or -am) fo-sernatar, etc., exemptions are arranged according to protection ? ni tuaslaige nach saire no nach faosam bes isle agra bes uaisle enech .i. ... ní is mo na logh enech fir in faosaim don athgabail do legan as re ré in faosaim in inbaid is dar an fis faosma i n-ecmais ro gabadh an athgabail .i. lubra ┐ bidh, ┐ fonadma, O'Curry 2657 ff . (< Eg. 88, 56 ). ni fil saire fri dithim iar n-eagar. ata imorro turbuidhe ┐ faor ┐ faosam, O'Curry 2728 (< Eg. 88, 61 ).

(d) Attrib. gen. :

cēle faesma (foissmad LB) a tenant under the protection of his lord Corm. Y 532 (see ZCP xv 247 and cf. faísitiu). cele faesma .i. in cele faoismither [sic leg.] ac neach, O'Dav. 1327 . Of taking into protection, adopting: seoit foesma the `seds' paid for the admission of children of doubtful origin into the `fine,' apparently to the more legitimate children whose shares in the family property might be diminished thereby: conic in t-athair mac na mban aititin do gabail re re budein cen fír ┐ cen ṡeotu foesma ┐ nocho roindind se dibaid in athar iar n-ēc an athar ris na macaib aile co tuca seotu faesma dona macaib aile, ┐ fír da mberait amarfis fair. Na huile meic taide uile conic in t-athair a ngabail re re no iar re cin fír, ┐ nocho coinig cen seotu faesma, ┐ inti no berad dibaid an athar otha na mic taide amach curab e beris na seotu faesma rl., O'Curry 702 ( H 3.18, 338 ). mic na mban taighe, ce nogabhta a oen no dedhe dibh docum na fine co fīr no co setuibh faoesmha, ma ro forbridar co bfuilet coimlín fine is ecin fīr Dē anosa dia fastadh, Laws iv 294.5 Comm. (of certain classes of women :) Ni berat comperta for fine .i. nocha berait ini comairbertnaigter uathuib for in fine can fīr ┐ seotu faosma leo don fine amach, v 276.25 Comm . cain-berad meirdrecha ... .i. is taitnemach berait na mna is merdrech in ní donither riu i lanamnus ... acht co tucait fīr ┐ seoit faesma leis .i. a altram do denam di, 452.24 Comm .

cin log faesma (.i. cen log ar a faisitnighudh .i. secht cumala), 456.23 (of admission of illegitimate sons to tribe). i taidhe dorinnedh na mic so ... ┐ fior ┐ seotu faosma doberaid lais dia fastadh for in athair amach, O'Curry 2236 (cf. 2235 ). cor faesma `a contract of adoption ' Laws iv 60.13 (.i. in cor curtar risin mac faesma an fine `a covenant which is made with the adopted son of the tribe' 62.3 ). mac fáesma adopted son : in cutruma bias o duine do mac faesma du geilḟine no do deirbḟine ar dénum a gaire ... uair nugu roich in trian no in leath cu cóir acht re macc faesma d'anḟine, O'D. 2255 (< Rawl. B 506, 20a ). fine taccuir .i. na meic foesma `adopted sons' Laws iv 288.14 . fine taccuir issede domberat cuir bel a foessam `who give verbal contracts in adoption' Laws iv 284.16 . `mac fáesma' is distinguished from `dalta': dighail daltadh na fine .i. dalta coitcenn na fine, ┐ dighail fir foseisiter fine .i. dighail in ḟir ḟaoismighes in ḟine don ghaire in tseanorach .i. in mac faosmadh, O'Curry 391 (< H 3.18, 219a ). in dalta ┐ in gormac ┐ in mac faosam [leg. —ma or —aim] eneclann dleghaid in fine ina marbad sen ib. See Thurn. ZCP xiv 371.27 . aitire fáesma a supporting guarantor (?): the guarantor of acceptance (?) (dist. from a. luigi and a. nadma), Bürgschaft 22 § 64 . caide aitire foisma ? fo-sisithar side smachta dam in fasach sin, 25 § 68 (passage corrupt, in Thurneysen's opinion). fath faoisimh (ni fáth fáoisidh v.l.) `cause of protection' BNnÉ 249.15 . Cf. co bér breth for ḟáth faosmha, fer fotha ... fer faosmha, fer foghnamha, Ériu xiii 16.12 (expl. : faesamh .i. foghlaim ut est co ber breith for fátha faesam [fath faesma v.l.], O'Dav. 859 ) = cotober breth fo[r] fath faesma ib. Ériu xiii 59w (< H 3.18, 207a ). cis lir ó ndleghaid filidh faosmha raith ? easpuicc righ saoi, file fireon ..., Ériu xiii 34.9 .

II In Early Mod. Ir. relief, assuagement (cf. the use in c above which sometimes approaches the meaning relief), esp. recovery (from illness): fiabhras ar nach foil faoiseamh 'a fever for which there is no relief', Celtica xxvi 98 § 13 . an tan gheibhid na heasláin faoisiomh, 23 K 42, 19.1 . a ttosach an ḟaoisiomha, 20.15 . an uáir fúair sé fáoiseamh = when he began to amend John iv 52 . gan fortacht gan faoiseamh, Keat. Poems 1585 .

fairsinge

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Forms: fairsinge, foirsingi

n , f. (see fairrge)

(a) amplitude, width, extent : n s. ind fairsinge (gl. vastitas) Ml. 102a21 . a d s. ara foirsingi 122a9 . hi farsinge (gl. on : hil-lethu, Hy i 43 ), Thes. ii 305.28 . boí ... día farsingi in tige so spacious was the house LU 8739 . is diasneti ... farsinge ┐ lethet na flatha nemda, LU 2477 . mét ┐ fairsingi ┐ lethe na cathrach, RC xxviii 322.18 . gach fairsingi bias an dorus, is usuide lē dul amach, Rosa Angl. 44.11 . o tā sdét fírluath fúd, gabh f.¤ ┐ fireitech na ferunn `make for the broad and open country' ZCP vi 36.2 . ar f.¤ na feronn in the open field, at large 285.23 . ní husa ... a coiméd in bur cathrachaibh díb na for fairsingi in muighi, Stair Erc. 1948 . Cf. mar fh.¤ bhealaigh do mhacaibh na mímhéinne to give scope to Ó Bruad. iii 16 . anmanna ghairmid fili mar ḟ.¤ dá slighe, Content. xviii 155 . nach fuláir dhóibh fairrsinge na Fódla dá mbuidhnibh, Ir. Monthly 1929, 331 ( DDána 380 ). d'f.¤ a indtlechta, MR 318.29 . Cf. d'fairrseanga, DDána 54 § 21 .

(b) lavishness, munificence: tossach féli forsinge, LL 345b25 . Anecd. iii 16.8 (= abundance ?). geall feile ┐ fairsinge, BNnÉ 282.16 . a féle ┐ a ḟairsinge do cliaroibh Erionn `his generosity and bounty' AFM iv 664 . Abundance: f.¤ aráin, Proverbs xxviii 19 .

fecht

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Forms: fecht, fectae, fechta, fecta, fecht, infectso, ind[ḟ]ectsa, indectso, fodechtsa, fhecht

n ā, f. later also m., sometimes n. (? 1 fichid Bretha 60 ): n s m. in fecht (Ib) CRR 15 ( LL 173b ). g s f. na fectae , Wb. 33a20 (Ia). m. or n. ind fechta , SR 6447 .

I A course, journey, expedition , usually one in which a number of persons participate and often of a hostile enterprise.

(a) In general sense: feacht .i. turas, O'Cl. fecht a uecho (= veho ?), O'Mulc. 505 . hore rombu thoissech na fectae (of Moses leading the Israelites) Wb. 33a20 . dorala drem do Bretnaib Sratha C. for f.¤ dochum a mbráthar .i. co Bretnu Armuirc Letha, Trip. 16.8 . luid Srú sair for f.¤ dochum na Scithia, LL 130b45 . is baeth do ḟeacht | isin maigin i ta do ḟert, TBC-I¹ 1565 . dochúaid feacht buadha ... | suas go tech an Duilemhan, BNnÉ 287.1 . eser ní re ndol ar f. ¤ , ZCP vii 269.21 ; 'you shall eat something before going on a journey', ZCP xxix 104 . ros-biadh mor do scelaib atfesedh for a f.¤ (the sun) would have many tales to tell on its course Ériu ii 126.1 . roslín mertain ... dia fechtaib o tir diles, SR 3446 . f.¤ féile a journey of (free) entertainment, visit of hospitality (properly an occasion of hospitality belonging to II below UR 122 ), mentioned as an example of `fled deoda,' O'Dav. 954 . (dist. from the customary entertainment which was due to the lord according to terms of service): biatha fechta féile .i. aoidhechta aonaidche, no aon lae doberar do gradh uasal in leth nach táinic riamh, ┐ a techt le toisc deithbhire ┐ a biathadh iarna lín ┐ iarna dáimh ┐ iarna uaisle, O'D. 679 ( H 3.17, 497 ). Laws iii 18y Comm. biad fechta feile, i 126. 23 Comm. ii 26.13 Comm . is fri gnathles do in cethrurso, ar is ochtar do for a daim fechta feile, Irish Texts iv 23.13 . curup ed tig in grad flatha da tig .i. fer for a lan-daim .i. in tan is for fecht feili, no fer for a leth-daim, in tan is fria gnāith-leasa, Laws v 42.16 Comm. a lan-dam maraen re gach nduine ... for fecht feli do tig a comgraid ib. 20 . Cf. asrimgaib in fili dāma (.i. fechta fēle) asa thig, ZCP xv 334 ( xvi 222 ). Rendered `a (one) night's entertainment' Laws Transl. pass. srethugud a dáme for fecht féle .i. cétadaig aigidechta duni do thig a cheli conid lánbiathad dliges iarum in n-aidchisin acht corop deithbir no n-imluade. ┐ a biathad iarna dáim ┐ iarna grad ┐ iar n-úasli ┐ iarna lín. Gnáthless im. dó cech tan rachas o sain immach. ni dlig acht lethbiathad ┐ ni dlig cid éside menip ra deithbir dig, LL 187a44 ff . cia līn dām na firfhiled | for feacht fēili, for caī cuir | for gnathlessaib, for fledaibh?, Auraic. 2221 . ceathrur ar fichit ... fecht feili ollaman righ, 2224 .

(b) a raid or hosting: a fecht ┐ a slóged la firu Erend ... a cāin ┐ a cobach la firu Alban (of the obligations of the Scottish Dál Ríata) LU 375 . ro saertha clerig Erenn ar f.¤ ┐ sluagad, Fél. 4. 7 . mnāu do hsoerad ... ar fegt, ar sloagath, Cáin Ad. 6 . techt ar cenn catha ..., fechta ┐ slōgaid, 3 . Lúagni ... | cen dola ar fecht lem, LU 9949 . ... is he sin ... fecht dia romarbad Saól the hosting whereby Saul was slain SR 6432 . fer d'aes ind fechta one of the invaders 6447 (cf. d below). ba fās fri fianna fecta warrior-bands (g s. as attrib. ?) LL 6a6 = Keat. i p. 168 .

(c) a fight, attack, assault (? original meaning Bretha 60 ): fíchset co ferda a fechta `their fights' Metr. Dinds. iii 150.7 . Fintan ... fecht fland `of bloody battles' ii 12.45 = LU 4161 . gai ... feras feochtu, LL 12b44 = feachdo, BB 39b30 ( IT iii 61 , 62 ).

(d) transf. of persons making a foray, a (marauding) band: Cland Meic D. do teacht feacht Albanach ar tarraing Meic U. `with a band of Scots' AFM v 1488.7 . ro tionoil [Ó N.] ... fecht adhbhal Albanach, 1352.17 . tanaicc go ffeacht mor Albanach lais, 1540.7 .

(e) in chevilles, course, proceeding (?): baí Dauid ... inna thig fo míad, f.¤ ṅgúr, SR 5947 . co mbái i nOchain, f.¤ co n-uaill, Metr. Dinds. ii 20 . aeinis Senan tes ind-ailen Ard N. ... ba feacht feidhil `an enduring battle' Lism. L. 2105 . (f) military service ( The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 111 ): is la rīg Laīchsi Rēta trā a fecht, Corp. Gen. 93 (Rawl. 127 b 13) . cen chobach cen fecht cen [sh]luaged, Notitiæ as Leabhar Cheanannais 10.10 .

II A time, occasion = Fr. fois, Germ. Mal; cf. similar use of W. gwaith and in later Ir. of dul, turas; in this sense appar. always neut. or masc. For transition of meaning cf. is é-seo mo chétḟecht latsu; bud é mó ḟ.¤ dedenach co mbrunni ṁbrátha, TBC-LL¹ 1207 (mo cetturus et mo cetfeacht St), where Wind. translates mein erstes Mal ... mein letztes Mal, but the sense may perhaps be `expedition, chariot-ride.' Usually as adverb or in stereotyped phrases, rarely with prep. (except when compounded with an adj.: isin cetfecht, PH 3630 ; i n-oénfecht, see below): frithṡecnap for f.¤ an alternate vice-abbot (?) on occasion ZCP v 499 § 3 . fecht (absol.) on a single occasion, once: Cluain ... do argain fo thri; ... f.¤ o Síl nA. ┐ fo dó hó Callraidhi once by S.A. and twice by C. RC xvii 390.25 . ar na hathleagad fecht for a sé resmelted seven times CCath. 4679 . once (on a time) = Lat. olim, quondam: robámarni f.¤ co cátaid acut LU 3917 ( SCC 43 ). bali i teigtis f.¤ fir whither men used once to resort IT i 158 ( LL 154a46 ). cathair oirechuis isidhe do Thartraidibh fect riam formerly Marco P. 28 . ni raibhi rí forro fect riam ` theretofore ' 29 . denaid umhla ... isin bethaidh n-aili amail doronsabair feacht riamh ` before ' 35 . o do marbad P. Seon fecht riam doberat, etc. `ever since P. John was killed' 46 . Similarly in the phr.: f.¤ roboí (folld. by main clause): f.¤ robai luid araile manoch once upon a time a certain monk went Mon. Tall. § 66 . f.¤ ro búi damsae domchaomnacuir airisem I once chanced to stay § 45 . Cf. fechta for nia nem (.i. in tan noragad in trenfer for nem) `at the time the champion (should go) to heaven', (`may be g s. ... as advb.', Stokes) ACC 115 ( RC xx 282 ). f.¤ n-and (n-óen) once upon a time, on one occasion = Lat. olim (see Thurneysen, KZ lvii 72 ff ): dorochoir f.¤ n-and iarum do B. denam na fledi, IT ii 173.9 . f.¤ n-and baí ... oc fennad loíg, LL 260a16 ( IT i 71.14 ). f.¤ ann testa tarb do indilib Gargain, PH 6301 . f.¤ and foidid ... a manchu do buain choeluig, Lat. Lives 110 . fecht n-and do Ultaib i nEmain Macha once when the Ulstermen were in E. LU 9177 ( FB 91 ). fect and do Mártain ina recles taet demun chuci, RC ii 396.21 ( LB 60b56 ). búi C. ... ind Emuin M. fect n-oen ann, IT i 136.17 (Eg.). feacht n-aen da roibhhe Cond ... a Teamraig, Ériu iii 150.3 . fect n-oen do Ailill ┐ do Meidb ... arrecaim comrad ... eturru, TBC-LL¹ 2 . f.¤ n-aile (n-aill) another time, on another occasion: fecht n-ali luid S. do A., Trip. 240.21 . f.¤ n-aill forréccaig Mac R. in mag a second time TBC-LL¹ 5041 . fect aile do M. ina recles taet demun chuci, RC ii 396.27 ( LB 60bz ). f.¤ and is lethan, f.¤ aile is cumung at one time ... at another PH 3996 . dála an chléirigh eacht eile 'like the cleric on another occasion', Giolla Brighde 34 § 21 . On a former occasion (= Fr. autrefois): atchuala lib in mac ṁbec sain f.¤ n-aill i Cruachain, TBC-LL¹ 844 . rí rogabustar rígi for Erinn fecht n-aill, Anecd. v 17.22 = Ériu ii 174.3 . faidhis Magnus C. fecht n-aill techta, Marco P. 24 . do bi rí uaibrech ... ara tir sin f.¤ n-aill, Maund. 131 . cidam bocht ... indiu baam bannrighan ... echt ele, D IV 2, 71[61]r a 3 . With art: in cetna f.¤ ... in f.¤ n-aili the first time ... the second time TBC-I¹ 3106.09 . imun Michíl inddalae f.¤, immon Muiri a f.¤ n-aild, Mon. Tall. § 30 . nolinged i n-arddi in f.¤ n-aile ... no theiged in f.¤ n-aile isin talmain at one time ... at another LU 9138 ( FB 88 ). indara f.¤ ... in f.¤ n-aill at one time ... at another LU 1978 . Cf. atracht Isu indala f.¤ isin pelait a second time PH 2638 . an dara feacht, TSh. 316 . an dara feacht, is follus ... in the second place; again Eochairsg. 22.28 . ba marb aenfhecht ... atbela in f.¤ tanaise a second time PH 1245 .

in (a, ind) f.¤ sa (the word is in the adverbial case, in, being acc. of the art., ind the dat.; a (hi, i) is apparently the neut. acc. art., though hi, i, may be prep. Cf. the exx. below without art.), on this occasion, now, passing later into sense henceforth: in f.¤ sa this time, now Sg. 11a4 . BCr. 18b10 , PCr. 62a2 . in f.¤ so, Sg. 20b4 , 153b3 . in fectsa (nunc) Wb. 9b20 . infectso, 3c13 . 7c5 . ind[ḟ]ectsa, 3a7 (opp. to `riam') 3c22 . nitat pecthi collnidi híccatar and indechtso, cebtar hé riam, 4a8 . indectso, 4d3 . (opp. to `cosse'). tecat don chomram a fecht-sa, IT i 105.1 (LL). 128.28 ( LU 10785 ) = fodechtsa, Eg. hi fecht-sa cinnas dothíagat, LU 8703 ( FB 53 ). BColm. 56.22 . is rí Ulad Conchobar i fechtsa, MU² 108 ( LL 262b17 ). TBC-LL¹ 1168 . i fectsa, 718 . congab i fechtsa forsind fit sin cot'ēc henceforward Mon. Tall. § 60 . iar tiachtain do Adamnan hifecta ni gatar a forgall, etc., Cáin Ad. 4 . Maithi tra, a A., or sí, hifechta is duitsiu doratath mnā ... do hsōerath, 11 . ērigh suas hifecta as t'ochlach, 15 . a bfechtsa, BColm. 62.21 . cid dogena fecht-sa what wilt thou do now? LU 3372 ( SCC 16 ). nā bíd ar n-airfitiud fechtsa ... i n-arsaidecht na tol collaide henceforth PH 5280 . misi dobēra bíathad duit ... fechtsa co bráth, BColm. 62.9 . is ed ráides Foachtach i fechtso, Ériu xi 45.11 = i bhfechtsa, Ériu xiii 46.24 . See festa and fo-dechtsa.

cach f.¤ each time, every time: Laws iii 282.24 . gach feacht, Keat. Poems 1598 . cach la (re, ra; see 1 aile) f.¤ every second time, alternately: rannfaider in rigi cach re f.¤ eter a clannaib the kingship will be held by their (Brian's and Fiachra's) children in turn RC xxiv 174.20 . comdūchus cirt Casil cach ar (leg. ara or ra) f.¤ doibsin, Cog. 54.12 . gac re ffecht, 212.19 . gurab dóibh ... budh chóir ríghe M. gach ré bhfeacht, Keat. iii 4362 .

oínḟecht once for all; on one occasion (only): used in Glosses to transl. Lat. semel Ml. 138b8 . 34a9 (oinecht). oinecht a ppecad amal [as] n-oinecht rombebe colinn Crist (gl. mortuus est semel) Wb. 3b3 . mad oenfecht tra nom-gairfea, ni fhrecer-sa dó if he calls me only once PH 1495 . is aenfhecht rochés Crist, 5203 . mad daríus Emain oenḟecht if once I reach E. TBC-LL¹ 1208 .

i n-oínḟecht at the same time, simultaneously = Lat. simul: nach ḟacfed a da céili for talmain i n-oenḟ.¤ , IT i 81.23 ( LL 261b19 ). naro epled sib uli i n-oenfhecht, PH 2832 . co ndechudar a n-enfecht ┐ na T. isin Teibh they and the Thebans entered Thebes together Stair Erc. 741 . go mbiadh dúil ag duine i gcraos ┐ i ndrúis ... ┐ a rádh go mbiadh grádh do Dhia i n-aoinfheacht riú aige that he would love God along with them TSh. 399 . i n-aoinḟeacht sin is biadh da ḟreastal ... táinig ... at the same moment that food was served Keat. iii 1009 . cruinnighid ... a naóinḟeacht am aghaidh gather themselves together against me Psalms lix 3 .

Seldom in pl.: is mor fhecht rom-sáraig many a time PH 3823 . .xl. míle tighidis, xl. fect is aitreabhthaigh don chathair forty thousand forty times is (the number) of inhabitants Marco P. 139 . teora f.¤ gach aonaighidh three times every night Stair Erc. 122 . teora f.¤ ro thrascair E. ... hé, 2400 .

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Forms: fel, feil, feile, feli, féli, féile, féle, ḟéil, féil, -i, féilte, fele

n i, f. (<Lat. viglia = vigilia, cf. W. gwyl), n s. fel (in (Ogham) Sg. 70a marg. feil, Thes. ii 33.30 . g s. na feile , LL 26a50 . n p. feli, Thes. ii 34.29 . féli, Fél. Ep. 16. 182 . (féli as a s. (?) armuinter a ḟéli, Fél. Oct. 2 . arricfam a ḟéli, Dec. 30. Possibly a p. though féile occurs later as sg.: go f.¤ an bháis, TSh. 4128 ). g p. na féle , Fél. Prol. 329 . Ep. 80 . n du. dí prím-ḟéil , May 31 . féil (g s. n p. -i) IGT, Decl. § 14.17 . Late pl. féilte, Ó Héodhusa 160.11 . Luc. Fid. 115 . A festival, feast-day (almost exclusively of religious festivals): f.¤ ir-Rúaim ... nóeb nEorapa uile, Fél. Ap. 20 . féil sruith, Mon. Tall. § 15 . ind náob asa feil bís for ind láo, § 8 . i féil máir maicc Cula, Fél. Ap. 5 . ria fél Petair, MacCarthy 15.5 . ier bfel Brigde, TBC-LL¹ 2473 St = iar n-imbulc LL. féiltin Seaain (= féil tSin S.), O'Gr. Cat. 319.30 . Abbott-Gwynn 363 . láa feili Poil ┐ Petuir, LL 309b33 ( Cog. 227 ). f.¤ ghabhála Mhuire i mbroinn Feast of the Conception TSh. 3269 . o Notlaic Bic co Feil Maire Gemrid Candlemas (?), AI 248 (s.a. 1095.3). dia domhnaigh, lá feile Muire geimhridh, AFM ii 896.20 (s.a. 1070) . geimhreadh an ghalair ┐ féil an bháis, TSh. 4116 . ó lá ḟéle na marbh All Souls' day AFM ii 1084.15 . Féil Chros Midsummer's Day: fa Fhéil Chros do-chonnarc thiar | buain agus ar ar éinrian 'it was on Midsummer's day that I saw in the west reaping and ploughing together', Giolla Brighde 166 § 16 . go Féil Cros, L. Cl. A. B. 45 § 14 . ag congmháil láoi féile, Psalms xlii 4 . pl. feriae ... .i. fele , O'Mulc. 60 . feili noeb n-uag SR 267 . hi felib mártir, LU 1856 . isna sabbotib saeraib | isna felib fírnóebaib, SR 4574 . do bhennuccadh gach áoin onóraighfes na laithe ┐ na féilte, BNnÉ 275.12 . d'faghbhail na féilteagh so[cl]aecloithi the movable feasts O'Gr. Cat. 309.3 . budh ainfesach cleirigh | fana feiltiph fire, ZCP x 50.14 . Rarely of a secular or pagan festival: atbail Moingfinn aidhchi Ṡamna ... conid de garar féil Moingfinne frisin Samain icon daescursluagh, BB 264a6 ( SG 332 . RC xxiv 178 ). feli termini feasts of Terminus (gl. terminalibus) Thes. ii 34.29 .

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n ( féle (b)) vagina (?): feil mil boinind do tirmugad, Irish Texts v 74.10 . desgad fina arna cruagugad ar fraigi in tunnad a cumusc ┐ a cur 'na feil, Irish Texts v 74.16 . da toirmis[c]ter in coimpert le fairsingi a feile, Irish Texts v 72 § 59 .

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x see féle .

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n poetry, science; a poet: féle .i. écsi no éceis, Thr. Ir. Gl. 20 = fele .i. ecess, Corm. Y 599 . O'Dav. 877 (ecas). file .i. f.¤ ai, Auraic. 3308 . Perhaps an invention, cf. 2 fel.

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n , f. (1 fíal).

(a) modesty, sense of decorum or propriety ; in Corm. Y 983 distinguished as an inherent quality from `náire' = transitory emotion : nāre ... .i. in ruidiud tic isin gruaid ... fēile immorro ainm don einech bunaid; derived fr. Lat. velare, ib. 626 . fēle .i. a velo [sic leg.] .i. amal doeim in fial sic ind fēile, O'Mulc. 508 : n s. féle (gl. honestas) Sg. 26a13 . (gl. pudicitia) 50b21 . féile et genas Wb. 28b11 . g s. féle (gl. verecundiae) Ml. 15a14 . a tlás, a fos, a féile (characteristics of a good woman) ZCP viii 112.27 . adbath in ingen do feli ┐ do nairi (when she had been lampooned) RC xxiv 278 § 15 . rohéige in ben ... roscar fri féle firthind, SR 3216 (of the wife of Potiphar). ferad cach a neimele ... fri ar Coimdid co ṅgelḟéle, 8075 . fēili is bochta co mbāine (: léire), ZCP vi 264 § 9 . cedmuintera fialadh (= fiala) na tiagat co cele atarruch. ite mna annsin conoat a fele , O'Curry 848 (< H 3.18, 385b ). cethri srotha déc éicsi ... .i. fele ┐ innruccus, etc. LL 30d31 ; cf. feile dano indracus nosditne an file, Auraic. 3309 . romaid cnómaidm da cride ... ar ḟéile ┐ náre, TBC-LL¹ 4583 = atbail ar [a] ḟeili sin from the shame of it TBC-I¹ 2928 . follogod féile ` forgetfulness of honour ' CRR 38 .

(b) that which causes shame, nakedness, pudenda: ar scath a féile ... tucsat duilli na fiche, SR 1359 . in ben dia claite derc ... co ticeth dar a feili (i.e. up to her waist) Cáin Ad. § 2 . ar n[á] aictís féli a n-athar (of sons of Noah) LU 118 . conḟacca a feli uli, LB 242b53 . ní chuingem édaige...do dín ar ḟéli, Alex. 889 . Cf. Ériu vii 142.33 ; 144.31 .

(c) generosity, liberality: dechenbor dó for féile fledaib 'ten at feasts of hospitality', UR 104 § 5 . fiannus, feile, forsinge, Ériu viii 68.33 . tech Meic ind Óc... | rígda fót fri féle find, LU 4126 = Metr. Dinds. ii 10 . fuilted féle `increase of hospitality' Thes. ii 295.2 ( SP v 1 ). tossach féli forsinge, LL 345b25 . Anecd. iii 16 . tealach feile, Ériu ii 186.18 . ZCP viii 102 (teallach). nochar taisced peinginn ... | do chisti ag C. | acht a bronnud da gach neoch | ar ḟēile ┐ ar enech, ZCP vii 304 § 15 . fecht féle , see fecht I (a). firt féli `a miracle of generosity' RC viii 48.20 . do riachtatar a da rosc don ríg ar firt feile, Dinds. 64 . tria firta na feile, Ériu ii 186.19 = tria firt fele , ZCP viii 102x . Eochaid na fert féile, Metr. Dinds. iii 344.85 . Coirpre ... cenn féli Laighen, AFM ii 686.3 . féile (opp. to sainnt `covetousness' and defined as: fonn deaghordaighthe neith do thabhairt uaid generosity tempered by judgment) Parrth. Anma 240.11 = Luc. Fid. 154.9 . Personified : fuair an ḟéile léan 'na dheoidh sin, Dánta P. Feiritéir 235 .

In concrete sense, a generous bestowal: lasin féli daroni in rí .i. a oenṡúil do thabairt do chind a enig, RC viii 48.20 .

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