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4 a

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Forms: á, an, an, i, ind, ina, ina, na, na, na, a, a, a, a, a, a, a, a

pron demonstrative relative, nasalising, that which, what . On the spelling á see Celtica ii 339 - 40 . Orig. neut. art., GOI § 473 (cf. 5 a). Combines with ro to form arro (in later lang. ar): arrolegais, Wb. 28d7 , but an- (the usual form before vowels) is also found: anrogadammar, Wb. 15c22 . anró gad, Trip.² 1370 . an ro-ráidis, PH 726 . an raibhe, Keat. ii 265 . In later language also spelt i n-: i n-atconnarc, LU 3322 . ind digní, Mon. Tall. 134.20 (§ 21) . Also ina n-: ina mboí, LU 8416 (H). ina fuaratar, Ann. Conn. 1235.13 . na n-: na tongat, Sc.M² 16 . na n-dingentar, TBC-LL¹ 6179 . na ndenaid, Auraic. 58 . In O.Ir. folld. by absolute and deuterotonic form of vb. a n-asbiur, Wb. 17d12 ; but later the conjunct and prototonic forms become common (see Bergin, Ériu xi 139 n.1 ): a taibred, Sc.M² 1 . a sir, Dán Dé xxiii 37 . a ndenat, PH 2858 . When the demonst. rel. is plural in meaning personal pronouns referring to it are plural: a n-as sīrem diib, Ériu ii 130 § 102 . The vb. may also be pl. a mbid . . . de neithibh, Desid. 5724 . a rabhadar do liagaibh cloch, Keat. ii 3504 . a bhfuilti corrtha those of you who are tired, Donlevy 216.6 .

Frequently cecha n- whatever, however much, etc., see cech.

(a) As nom.: an as suthin, Wb. 13d9 . anasberthar ho giun what is spoken, 5d14 . for nem a (an v.l.) conrúalae . . . as mó mílib míle, Fél. Ep. 25 . arrobúi isind tsaltir nuli the whole contents of the Psalter, Mon. Tall. 133.11 (§ 16) . a nas aithgin do airechaib feda iseadh is dire do athechaib feadha, Laws iv 152.5 Comm. seachnuim a mbí a n-éintigh, Desid. 6426 . a dtarla dá chóir, TSh. 762 .

(b) As accus.: á fil etarru what is between them, Wb. 27d19 . tuicci an gaibes in salm, 12d42 . a pridchimmeni what we preach, 15b14 . a forchongair do chomalnad, 5c23 . a ndogensa what I shall do, LU 8082 ( FB 6 ). tongu-sa a toinges mo thúath, MU² 928 . mā rosaigh a broth a n-rosaig a blas `if its broth attains what its taste attains', RC xii 86 § 91 . ar ordaigh an t-aingeal-sain, Dán Dé xiv. 14 .

(c) With follg. partitive DI: a ndudesta . . . di foirbthetu, Wb. 1a9 . a césme di cach imniud, 13c7 . anrofiugrad di Críst `what has been figured of Christ', 15a34 . a mbaī di mnāib . . . hi Cūailṅge, TBC-I¹ 868 . a nrobíth leis día slōgaib, 1657 . an fogebed in gilla di scothaib, Trip.² 365 . ni hairemthar ar' marbad do macaib rí, RC xviii 173.13 . With different order of words: a n-du imnedaib . . . fo-daimi, Ml. 55d11 . a ndo ligdath doadbat, Ériu ii 114 § 39 .

With copula and superl.: a n-as sirem diib `the longest of them', Ériu ii 130 § 102 . a n-romba dech do thimthagaib flatha fer nGaoidel the best of the garments . . ., Corm. Y 1059 . an-as dech foruaradar do echraidh in righ, Marco P. 35 . i mba fearr do cach berla ┐ a nba leithiu ┐ a mba caemu `what was best . . .', Auraic. 1053 . in rop messa día muintir, RC x. 184.24 . Note also: is a mbeo beres a n-as beodu ┐ i na[s] segondo, TBC-I¹ 693 (compar. for superl.?). Less frequently with partitive gen.: doberat a n-as dech sét in dúine, TBFr. 419 . con-aitcetar ferann fair .i. an ba dech Mide, Dinds. 78 ( RC xv. 478 ).

(d) With prec. prep. (frequent in later lang.): do-farget (sic leg.) a rro-fera ar-a ferthar fris `he offers what he has given for what is given to him', Laws v 502.22 (see however GOI 680 ). ni tabair dír[e] asa n-gatass, Ir. Recht 22 § 24 (see GOI 298, 680 ). farnan bechtae on what is not certain, Bürgschaft 20 § 60 ( GOI 298, 680 ). bui dliged . . . fora raibhi do Thartraidhibh, Marco P. 82 . nach smuainid air a nabruid, Donlevy 468.13 . Gort an Óir ghairthear don Mhaigh . . . ó n-ar bronnadh d'ór lais-sean . . . ann `from the quantity of gold', Keat. ii 4470 . tré n-ar imreadar d'ulc air `on account of the injury they had done him', 4634 . tréas a ndearnsad do bhagar air, Desid. 3429 . Most frequently with DI, giving mod. dia, approximating to a new rel. particle: duine d'a marand indíu any man of those now living, PH 7318 . gach ní dā ndubrais, Feis Tighe Chonáin 105 . na h-uili obuir trocuire diar mol in eglus, ZCP vi 25.4 . ni ternō nech dona tainic anoir `of those that came . . .', Dinds. 23 ( RC xv. 323 ). an aenridiri is lugha dob olc da roibhi ina aimsir, ZCP vi 100.12 . gach aon dár fhás ┐ dá bhfásfaidh every one who has sprung and will spring, TSh. 13 . Temporal use: feacht n-æn da roibhe Cond Cetcathach, Ériu iii 150 . fecht n-aen dá táncatar, Acall. 361 . laithe n-aen … da raibe Find, 5737 . feacht n-aen da tainic Find, 5917 . la da raibhi Crist, Smaointe B. Chr. 1754 . gach úair da dtéighinn ’na theach, L. Cl. A. B. 187 § 9 . fechtus dia m-bui E. hi Frémainn, IT i 128 § 15 . fecht eli da raibe C. .c. a nDruim Cet, BCC 146.5 . lá airithi da ndechaid C. .c. do Temraig, 126.20 . feacht n-aon da ttainic Columcille, Anecd. iii 6 . feacht dia m-báttar, Hy Fiach. 336.1 . Also with acht: co tuctha a longa leó acht a ndechaidh ar éicin, RC xvii 361.17 (Tig.).

(e) When the antecedent is a noun the rel. clause is syntactically gen.: ar comalnad andotairrngert `to fulfil what he had promised', Mon. Tall. 146.20 (§ 51) . i farrad na n-dingentar innossa, TBC-LL¹ 6178 . cuirter fesa uathaib co hAth Cliath ar cend ar ḟacsat and do Gallaib, RC xviii 289.30 (Tig.). ag soin críoch ar chanamor `that is the sum of what I have sung', TD 15.54 . ag clos a ndoirtid, Desid. 4282 . ar son a ndéineann, 731 .

? ad-osnai

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v srotha nofeas adosnai / i ngrian na haoi nī hosgar .i. imad an fesa ordeirc, ZCP v 488 § 9 (B. na f.).

aibis, aibís

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n f. in later lang. (Lat. abyssus, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 202 . Form with long-i < AN abis Risk 72 , Ériu xxxiv 66 n. 139 ).

abyss: amal abis ┐ amal fudumain, Ml. 55d11 . is samlid insin rodaingnigestar Dia imna abissiu, 51d8 . no bidís . . . dorchata dluithi for dreich na haibhísi, (super faciem abyssi, Gen. i 2 ), BB 15a41 . abís in mara timchellas in talmain sin, LU 2724 . ind abís mor i'n ro inclannad dliged circuil, gloss on circulus abyssi, Lib. Hymn. 76 gl. 69 . ro-chraithit fothada na haibesi, PH 35 . Fig. in a.¤ (aibheiss v.l.) fesa (of a person), CCath. 4491 . a.¤ fessa (of the mind), PH 6816 .

ainces

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

airlimm

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n, n. vn. of ar-ling. act of jumping forward(?). Used of a type of trespass, perh. temporary trespass, involuntary trespass . Of animals: tait airlimenda imadichet smachta; cach airlim ria coin no duine; no airlim naibil no omna, no airlim neicne cipsí, Laws iv 92.x . na herlimeanna doslia dilse, 104.6 Comm. treidib miach miter cach nethemain . . . ar airlim; bera de dartaig ar feis, ar is feis cach lige cach tarraidhe, airlim acht na deilset nach tartaidhe, acht tartaide and iar naidh[ch]e, 78.9 (= O'Dav. 694 ) .i. eric airlime orra acht na ro laigit ann, 80.9 Comm. da miach ina feis miach ina n-a.¤ `two sacks for feis trespass and one for a.', 25 Comm. oircc peata bis a lis no a faithche lingeas eirlím a ngort faithche fa di, 108.10 . cairig imorro it smachta airlime do suidib ar ni fil fesa doib, 108.5 Comm. imling in trét oenurlim, O'D. 1671 (H 5.15, p. 25b). tri meich ar tri hairleman, O'Curry 843 ( H 3.18, 384a ). Of bees: ar is do airlimennaib sin na tuilli aithgein na smacht la comaithchiu .i. airlim dia n-airister a n-érae fris 'for it is in respect of those "leaping-trespasses" that it does not entail restitution or fine among neighbours, i.e. a 'leaping-trespass' for which it comes about that they are refused in spite of him', Bechbretha 186 (b)​ . Cf. forlaim(m).

1 aite

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n io, m. Later with dental inflection in pl. See LEIA and Stud. Hib. ii 16 .

(a) foster-father: mac oc in aitti, Laws i 50.4 Comm. mac . . . ┐ a athair . . . dalta ┐ 'aide, v 480.13 . lesairiucht in aiti do dénum di iar naois diailtri, ii 152.8 Comm. ni tualuing a.¤ na muime tathcur, 168.21 . ni misech nech astad altrum for a.¤ , 172.y . d'oitib ┐ do buimaib, iii 488.10 Comm. Ioseph . . . / a.¤ álaind Íssu, Fél. March 19 . Lugaid . . . dalta Con Culaind fil . . . oc urgartigud a aiti, LU 3462 ( SCC § 24 ). ba haiti dó Fergus ┐ ba comalta Conall, 3240 (ib. § 3). eírcid . . . do thig m'aitisea ┐ mo mummi, 8863 ( FB § 66 ). tanac ót aiti ó Fhergus, TBC-LL¹ 1971 .

(b) tutor, teacher: ar danimmart greim á a.¤ `the authority of his tutors', Ml. 14b14 . imud fesa na fogluma on oidi dun dalta, Laws v 56.x Comm. iar techt don scoil cuna naiti leo co Forund, i 20.14 Comm. is i n-ace bis an deiscipal acind aiti the pupil is always in fosterage with the teacher, Corm. Y 88 . German . . . a.¤ Pátric Mache, Fél. May 28 . de aiti nó sinserbrathair, Mon. Tall. 160.18 . da aide do Arusdotil, BB 493a22 . is mé do b'oide dh'Eoghan (Gofraidh Fionn on the death of his son Eoghan, who was also his pupil), DDána 65.38 . m'aidedha ┐ m'ailemhnóraigh, MR 308.13 . iar mbreith . . . da oileamain dia oideaghaibh ┐ dia aithreachaibh, ZCP xii 396.20 . ardoide Éireann re seanchus `chief professor', Keat. ii 2613 . ar n-oide múinte mac Dé, DDána 3.1 .

With defining gen. or adj.: o aiti druidechta, LU 6441 ( TBC-I¹ 1928 ). a.¤ airchetail `tutor in poetic composition', Fianaig. 46 § 8 . oide foircetail hi ffeineachus, AFM v 1682.15 . i measg n-oide n-ealadhna, Content. xxii 17 . an t-oide faoisidneach father confessor, TSh. 7449 . oide faoisidne, 9035 . oide sccol saoí dearsccaighthe hi ffoghlaim, AFM v 1684.6 .

aithinntód

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n (intód) reversion: athinntogh cu nertmur . . . in fesa , H 3.17, c. 15.15 .

áitt

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Forms: átt, áttaib, átachad, áitt

n f. Perh. orig. átt ā, f., cf. d p. áttaib, Críth G. 173 , átachad, IGT Verbs § 106 . See Mac Airt, Celtica iii 263 . Vendr. Lex. Lochlann ii 213 .

(a) place, situation, position, dwelling: hi cech ait isin chathrig, Ml. 68a13 . co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib with all the furniture of the house in its proper positions, Críth G. 173 . ni fuair ait forstarrasad (of the Ark), SR 2572 . ro facsat ait na scainnre do S., CCath. 3697 . áit buailte do thabhairt dóibh a place for defeating them, Mac Aingil 1748 . arna shuidhiughadh san áit is onóraighe don chlár, TSh. 855 . na háiti d'folmughadh, IGT Decl. ex. 723 . a buird 'na n-áitibh gá n-uaim planks being joined in their places (of a building), DDána 119.35 . anuidh an connsuine bog na áit féin remains unchanged, IGT Introd. 26.31 .

Abode, dwelling: ra curit ina n-aitib ┐ ina n-imdadaib (of men after feasting), CRR 20.2 . a hait ┐ a hadba, TTebe 186 . do chuaidh gach aon díobh d'a ait (bhaile v.l.) féin, ZCP iv 400.19 . techit na harrachta asa n-attib, PH 743 . aitte (háit v.l.) cumhsanaidh lair (of an animal), BNnÉ 317 § 5 . hi senáitibh slechta Conuill Chernaigh in the hereditary seats of the race of C., AFM vi 2186.12 . anmhain ar ar n-aitibh fein in our own districts, O'R. Poems 3906 .

Passage (in a book): gibé thuigfeas na háite do haithleigheadh linn, Eochairsg. 111.1 . do réir na háite sin (in Bible), TSh. 22 . léaghthar san áit chéadna, 285 . ar lorg na háite-se san Leabhar Ghabhála, Keat. ii 796 .

Perh. crossing-place of a river in: hae aite (in a list of things (on private property) of which there is no exclusive ownership) i.e. salmon seen at a river-crossing can be appropriated (?), Laws v 482.23 (see Mac Airt loc. cit.). Or w.r.t. the location of one's house, EIF 286-87 . Or áe as in the plant-name áe aba, Peritia xvi 390-92 ; see 1 áe.

In phr. á.¤ i n- as conj. where: a tírib beó ait inna bí bás, LU 9996 . ait hi funend grían where the sun sets, 3691 ( SCC 33 ). áit i mbaí a h-adba inmain, Sc.M² 24 (e) . áit i comraicfead díabolnámaid, BDD² 733 . lige Fergusa maic Rōic āitt in rohadnacht ar Mag nĀi, ACL iii 3.3 . áit i farggab C. . . . a chend .i. cenn-áitt F., TBC-LL¹ 2915 . tomaidm Linmuine edón Locha Echach áitt dollégad síl nD., RC xvi 413.16 (Tig.). áit ar marbhadh C., Keat. iii 2545 . Note also: áit mal connairnechtatar where they met, TBC-LL¹ 1441. 1565 .

Combines with interrog. to give cáit where (in dependent and direct questions) (perh. a modification of O. Ir. cote, see Mac Airt, loc. cit.): ní fes do Galafas cait a ndeachaidh, RC x 185.9 . do c[h]uireadar fesa da fhis cáit a rabatar, ML² 911 . cait hir-raibe?, PH 201 . cāit a fhuil Finn?, ML² 1492 .

(b) place formerly occupied by someone or something: ní fuaradar acht a ait ann they found the place empty, ZCP vi 76.13 . do níd áit leabhar dona tuatadhaib they take the place of books (of images), Ó Héodhusa 143.12 . fear a áite his successor, Mac Aingil 6004 . cead . . . an easbuig . . . nó fhir áiti delegate , 4389 . fear āite Chriosd, Parrth. Anma 2934 . do dhiúltuigh . . . ar gealladh d'oifig is d'fhurthacht is d'áit dó place, office (of an Irish chief who resisted the bribes of the government), Hackett xl 192 . imprint, mark: co fil āit a beōil isin c[h]loich fóss ann, BColm. 64.8 . lorg cneadh ┐ áit áladh, DDána 54.9 . Hence in phrase i n-á.¤ with gen.: nach faicim acht fís . . . i n-áit an mhóir-eoluis cheirt instead of, Content. xvi 87 . mar íoc i n-áit an tsochair `as requital for those benefits', ix 26 .

(c) In phrase of doubtful meaning do áitt , diait, diad etc. See Mac Airt loc. cit.: Ri ro sáer Iacob do aitt / do láim Isau meicc Isaic, SR 7313 . teine do áitt etc., for exx. see 1 teine.

andarbus

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n (derb) lit. uncertainty: a.¤ .i. merugud, ut est mac andarbais .i. mac bis i n-indeirbe fesa of uncertain parentage(?), O'Dav. 61 = mac andorbais, O'Curry 2232 ( Eg. 88, 16(17)d in a list of over twenty classes of children). ro marb Coirpre in Coel tria annarbus, RC xx 140.22 . ro reith . . . fóa 'nnarbus (leg. fó annarbus) he ran recklessly, LL 22443 = Folklore iii 514 § 51 (Bodl. Dinds.). Cf. inderbus.

anfocal

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n (focal) misrepresentation: anfoccal conindle anfiadnaise fuidreg `misrepresentation which brings about absence of evidence is a plundering (of the wounded ?)', BCrólige 65 and n. fiach anfocuil fine for misrepresentation (regarding a stolen article), Laws v 218 n.l . an fuil eneclann isin a.¤ ? ata isin a.¤ galair, O'Curry 640 (H 3.18, 308) `i.e. certifying an animal to be sound when it is really diseased', Plummer MS notes. diablad ┐ eneclann isin a.¤ cuir no cunnartha, 1620 ( 23 Q 6, 7a ). a.¤ gaite i.e. giving a false warranty in the sale of a stolen article, 261 (H 3.18, 151a). anfocul seoit gaite, O'D. 1623 (H 5.15, 15b). eric anfocail reis in fer res ro reic, O'Curry 1747 ( 23 Q 6, 33 ). ní fuil a riagail re diubairt fesa no anfesa . . . acht a riagail re hanfocul i.e. the rule does not apply where deception is due to ignorance, but only when there is deliberate misrepresentation(?), O'D. 1690 (H 5.15, 30). aithgin bidh innruic . . . d'ic friu ina anbfocul orrudh (i.e. if bad food has been intentionally given to a party which is being entertained), Laws ii 34.2 Comm. lesainm no anfocul na bi fuirri false imputation, Laws i 148.7 Comm. As vn. gidh edh badh ail eraicc anfoccail uaithe ann nugun uil, uair nucu raibhi fein ac anfocul 'though a fine for misrepresentation be desired from her, there is none [to be paid], because she herself was not misrepresenting', Mar. Dis. 40 § 19 . ma rob in trebuire ag a.¤ na sét (sic leg.) éiric anfocail d'ic do re fer meodhongaite . . . maine roib in trebuire ag a.¤ na sét . . ., 859 - 860 ( H 3.17, 613 ).

Cf. annḟocal.

1 banda

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adj io, iā (ben)

(a) feminine, female, womanly; pertaining to a woman: i n-ecosc b.¤ , LU 2619 (H). todh cach mb.¤ .i. cach ball b.¤ ┐ cach comna b.¤ `every female member and every female condition', Auraic. 1464 - 1465 . celad bain-fesa .i. . . . o dichlit a feis mb.¤ intercourse with a woman, Laws v 452.26 Comm. im cach techtughadh mb.¤ .i. im cach ni dlegait na mna, i 144.18 Comm. briathra b.¤ banamla, TTebe 4415 . a chraobh bhíthe bh.¤ , DDána 80.28 . feardha ┐ bannda do chruthaidh Sé iad, Gen. v 3.

As subst. a dagben in banna bán the fair womanly one, Mór M. 11. an feardha ┐ an bannda araon, Numbers v 3.

(b) womanish, effeminate, weak: a mil banna banamail (sic MS.), SR 1226 (Eve to the serpent). Cf. 1195 . narab b.¤ bar n-aigenta, TFrag. 180.z . i nbar ndainib b.¤ meta gan gal gan gaiscidh, Aen. 2252. a leabhruibh b.¤ bhíos lān do cheasduibh collaidhe effeminate, Mac Aingil 4835 . Adv., in positive sense: ro fhreaguir hé gu banda bithumal 'she (Mary) answered him modestly and ever-humbly', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 197 § 44 .

? celad

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appar. vn. of ceilid: in c.¤ bain-fesa .i. dia ndichlit a feis mbanda, Laws v 452.14 , 26 Comm.

coibé(i)s

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Forms: cobessi, coibeisi

n (com + *péis, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 184 ) ? g s. cobessi, LB 221a45 . n p. coibeisi, Grail 1349 . equal amount, equivalent : icu fer tairci a trian, ┐ cobes fer don da dtrian ele, O'Curry 1588 ( 23 Q 6, 1 ab ). an coibēs sin `that much', BColm. 60.2 . nim tharraid cubes conróetar m'ainech enough to ..., LL 13798 . da chuibeis forro twice as much, Leb. Cert.² 1624 . níor ob cath ar dá choibhéis (:spéis), Content. ii 42 . With follg. gen. cobeis a ratha the equivalent of his stock, Laws ii 210.30 Comm. coibeis a eniclainni, v 56.10 Comm. cobes coirpdire, O'D. 551 ( H 3.17, 437 ). coibhéis dhá chóigeadh oile / cóigeadh chloinne R., Content. iv 51 . coibes anala cait as much as, YBL 85b43 . gan coibeis line einchirce, BLism. 148a32 . nir chian cor comaillead / in goibes fhaistine that very prophecy, Lec. 171 ra 15 = coimēs, ZCP viii 206.18 . in cobhes ime-sea, Lism. L. 1297 . With prec. possessive: geb na runnu sa di / dobersa a coibeis uadi, Anecd. i 7.2 ( SCano 193 ). a choibes ┐ a macsamla, PH 119 . dorat a dá chobheis im Conall C. doubled the amount in C.'s case, O'Dav. 1242 = cutrummai, LU 8142 ( FB 10 ). a ṡecht cobeis, LL 6238 . With partitive DI: a lin lo fil fortchassail . . . a chubes do phectachaib, Trip. 384.4 coibeis craind na sleige da ḟeoil, Acall. 7931 . coibhéis tug díbh dá gach dreim, DDána 42.5 . coibhéis an ghráinne mhusttaird do chreideamh, Desid. 4794 . Note also: coibheis no cuttroma a ttarla, Hugh Roe² 332.3 . With prepp. in comparisons: ní raibhe da chineadh cobéis dó ar eineach `his peer', AFM iv 710.9 . robligh on tarbh coibeis frisna secht mbuaib, RC xii 352 § 47 . ni caithedh acht coibeis fri gach manach ate no more than, BNnÉ 300 § 3 . dianomtarta-sa hi cubés fri Granne if you compare me with G., Ériu iii 137.54 (for coimmes). coibēis ḟesa 's a[n] t-Airdrī, ZCP vii 301 § 1 . co fuil coibheis brighi aici an coibheis ata do dathannuibh innti that it has as many powers as it has colours Celtica ii 83 § 20 .

In predicative use: brat . . . is coibés ┐ ceó cétamain, BDD² 997 . is coibéis ferand cach graidh ó thá sin co righ, O'D. 1953 ( Cod. Clar. xv 7d ). coibes . . . a corp ┐ corp ésca, Todd Nenn. 71.7 . coibés no sroiglithea in trén . . . ┐ in fand equally, LB 155b49 . ni coibeis asreanadar `they are not equally paid for', Laws iv 124.x Comm. is cubés dún cid isna puplaib . . . bemmit `it is all the same to us', TBC-LL² 1853 = is cuma duinn, St. is cubēs duit ┐ beid do do thorbha fadēin atopartha a cubēsi do Dia, ZCP v 498.20 . As attrib.: caite gell coibeis colla? Laws iii 322.10 .i. . . . coibhes colladh na fiach, 11 Comm. tri duillendai . . . cobessi comdatha, LB 221a45 .

coibnius

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Forms: -nes

n orig. u, later also o (see GOI 196 ) (coibne). Earlier -nes ( Ériu xvii 78 ).

(a) blood relationship; relation : in choibnis gl. cognationis, Sg. 28a19 . coitchen dia ch.¤ .i. do maccaib ┐ auib gl. cognomen cognationis, 20 . hua dligud in choibnis, 9b9 . consert c.¤ etir sceo M. `sowed harmony', ACC 20 ( Fing. R. 386 ). etir-cianu crích . . . ┐ coibnes `relationship', Laws i 262.16 . córaigid c.¤ , Tec. Corm. 4. z = BB 62b17 . ní ar déirc, acht is ar cóibnes collaide, PH 5801 . eistidh re coibhneas bhar gcath `kinship of your battalions', O'Gr. Cat. 52.2 . ainmne a secnabaid, c.¤ hi fer léighinn (of respective attributes of officers of a religious community) genealogical lore(?), ZCP iv 234.8 . craobh-sgaoiledh ┐ coimhneas ar chuid do churadhaibh na C.R., IT ii2 151.753 . Attrib. g s.: fer coibnesa relative, O'D. 1702 (H 2.12, no. 8, 2) = O'Dav. 458 . ? locrann anfhoruis fesa / no nech na chlo choimnesa, Rel. Celt. ii 272.14 . In phr. cráeb coibnesa pedigree : craobha coibhnesa gach duine . . . go hÁdhamh, Ériu xiii 52.21 . coimgnedha ┐ cræba coibniusa . . . a ríg, IT iii 199.13 . Concr.: na cráobha caibhniosa . . . / do thaidhliossa uile íad `kindreds', SGS iv 66 § 30 . Cf. a cráebchoibniusa fri Grécaib relationship, LL 30859 ( TTr. 41 ).

Of other relationships: ar ch.¤ frisnacomaccomlasa `on account of its affinity', Sg. 203a10 . file ch.¤ etir sechmadachte ┐ todochaide, 151b7 . ar coibnes in anma, BB 309b13 . c.¤ uisci thairidne, Ériu xvii 64. 1 . oentu . . . ┐ c.¤ na liachtan-sa, PH 4733 . cóibnies ciallaide, 7837 .

(b) related person(s): coibnes .i. comfine, O'Curry 892 ( H 3.18, 397b ). brath ┐ gat, ┐ coibnes dorgain, O'D. 649 ( H 3.17, 483 ). c.¤ dochuttæ `a kinsman of M.', Mon. Tall. 159.9 . retreicseabhuir . . . bar tir ┐ bar coibhnesa collaidi, Lism. L. 723 . a ch.¤ ┐ a chairdiu, PH 1929 . Clann E. co n-a g-coimhneasaibh `with their correlatives', Hy Maine 166.5 . Cf. comnesam.

(c) kindness : do chaibhneas aithreamhail, Carswell² 27.872 . do thrócaire agas do chaibhneas, Carswell² 89.3121 . ag síor-chungbhāil tsnadhma an chaibhneasa gan bhriseadh, Carswell² 71.2483 .

comimda

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adj (imdae): 'ma cethrib c.¤ very numerous , TTebe 3148 . ? commaith bfairgsi ┐ fesa / coimimdha modh maithesa, IGT Decl. ex. 163 .

commaith

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adj (maith) equally, very good : dá ech . . . commathi, LU 8591 ( FB 45 ). ech maith . . . / is c.¤ lí itir muir is tír, SG 242.20 . níbad cháined . . . combar commaithe `equally generous' (of Ailill and Medb), TBC-LL² 31 . be . . . comaith ┐ comceniuil `of equal property', Laws ii 380.z . mat comaithi a folaid, 362.26 . c.¤ bfairgsi ┐ fesa , IGT Decl. ex. 163 .

con-lá

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v (* com-la-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 509 ) lit. places together, joins : conla Conall C. cundrathau, ZCP xii 362.1 `enters into, binds', Ériu xiii 174 n. 4 . ni comul fri nech ingi fria rig namma I come to terms only with kings, IT i 142.9 . ata coraib comlasat comdliged, ZCP xii 365.24 . ? aer o bard benar bis a cein canar conla(?), diabul neirce, Laws v 228.29 . ? it hē ceithri anmand cinath conlat ar diuit . . . coig anmand cinath . . . conlat ar andug, O'Mulc. 456 . Perf. (with -ad-): conailla Medb mīchura made bad contracts, ZCP viii 306.3 . ni mese conailla in clemnas n-isiu, Ériu iii 135. z `who made that match', Ériu xvi 68 n. 2 . Cf. beandachtain an Chomdid . . . con-alla (.i. conig) uiledoman dia áenḟocal, 65.11 (conallad, MS.). Of joining battle: comlait in cath, BB 426a32 . Meaning unclear: cis cinedh cocoire conlathar orba, O'Curry 2240 ( Eg. 88, 17(18)c ). [tidnacul] in fesa ro comlai in maigistir diaraile `conveys', Laws i 38.1 Comm. gl. tidnacul cluaise dia raile. ar a cinta condlat (difft. wd.?), ZCP xii 365.22 . ní cubhus conconla ara chel cingus, O'Curry 1744 ( 23 Q 6, 31 ) `conscience does not confound(?) (assail?) one who is going to his death', Plummer MS. notes.

Vn. 1 comal. Cf. con-cuirethar.

1 cumang

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Forms: cumacc, cumoc, cumhag, cumhang

o (see GOI 448 ) vn. of con-icc. Also cumacc (ibid. 354 ), and later co-. cumoc, YBL 180a21 (= c.¤ , RC vi 175.54 ). d. pl. cumgaib, UR 36.11 . cumhag, cumhang m., IGT Decl. § 17 (71.19) . Verbs § 53 .

Power, ability, strength : cumhang .i. neart no cumhachta, O'Cl. iarsinchumung bess lib, Wb. 16c19 . asririusa moch.¤ darfar cenn gl. superimpendar ipse pro animabus uestris, 18a14 . ba hénirt ar c.¤ , Fél. Ep. 9 . nísmbói . . . do chumacc a mmbo do imain, Vita Br. 24 . bidh fann a c.¤ , ZCP viii 110.11 . co ructha a eich hi cumugg la C. were taken in charge, Trip.² 1665 . sáerthar lat in domnach cech c.¤ rotbé dó `with all your might', Ériu ii 204.12 . dollotar do imbert a cumaiṅg frisin slōg, TBC-I¹ 2195 . dobérmais ar cumaṅg ica thessarggain, LL 36680 . budh calma a c.¤ san / bud caol a[r] cumaing-ne, ZCP viii 207. 13 - 14 . a chumhang gidh cia do-bheir / do-gheibh Dia ar ubhall nó ar uibh whoever gives what he can, DDána 42.36 = IGT Verbs ex. 466 . ic techt i ngábudh dar cend cumaing in a superhuman effort (?), TTr.² 1367 = ZCP xxx 69.1367 . ni ragar neach tara c.¤ `no one is fined beyond his power', Laws v 466.23 . ? issedh mesraigus breithem a cumach (sic) do gill do cach, iv 36.21 Comm. nad inarban iar fis, focumac `having power to do so', iii 8.z .i. fo c.¤ iar mbeth a fesa aice, 10.8 Comm. ní ba sindadh nó aoradh fogniset, acht(?) gut prut fo comung, H 3.18, 755.1 . don ch.¤ conicc `to the extent of his power', Ériu iii 106.1 . co cumunc cecha mnā chena `with whatever every other woman is able to give', Cáin Ad. 23 .

Attrib. g s. fer comaic móir, LU 7578 (BDD). co clú chumaiṅg Delga osin dind, LL 16748 . ba cemmend cumaiṅg, LL 746 = comaind, BB 28b40 . With follg. obj. gen.: gan c.¤ treabhtha, BNnÉ 294.16 . L. . . . ina cc.¤ catha `in battle array', Cog. 214.w . ni linne acumacc `we have no power over her', RC iii 346.8 . cumhang molta mhóir `the power to praise', Dán Dé xxix 27 .

In various constructions with copula and subst. vb.: ma beid hibar cumung gl. si potest fieri quod ex uobis est, Wb. 5d32 . ni fuil i c.¤ . . . do duine it is not in man's power, Laud 610, 12b cited Plummer MS. notes = i comand, PH 97 . cona baoi ina cc.¤ soadh for cúlaibh, Hugh Roe² 156.3 . ni bái c.¤ la M. dó, BNnÉ 294.17 . atá dhá cheird ar mo chumhang I am master of two trades, Bard. P. 17.31 . nímbái c.¤ cena I . . . was unable, Imr. Brain ii 291.1 . dober índi iscumung do / bó, IT iii 18.20 . ro thionóil sidhe ina mbaoí ina cumhang `all the forces under his command', AFM vi 1876.1 . níta cumacc do cháingním `it is not able to do well', Wb. 4a6 . nim thā cumac día aisnéis, LU 9234 . níp thá cumac dó, 1471 (MU). ní bái a c.¤ dó, BNnÉ 10.16 . ? nir chumhang air .i. nir bhó chumhachtach é, O'Cl. ? is trúag mo chumaṅg -sa rib, TFerbe 607 . ní fil c.¤ i n-a n-anmannaib ocaind, PH 2055 . ? Predic. g s. in mheit as cumhuing leo do freasdul, Marco P. 36 . ní chumuing la Caracorum bar congbail `it is not possible for C. to contain you', 28 . ós tú an rí as cumhaing dá clódh `able to control her', Aithd. D. 81.10 . ? Hence adv.: in t-í dogéna cech maith co cumaing, PH 8089 .

Gramm. function, force : innandobriathar asanairberar cumaṅg ainmmde `a nominal force', Sg. 39a26 . cumaṅg nominisuerbi `power', 148b5 . caite deochair eter a c.¤ ┐ a nert? A c.¤ . . . Intan gabaid guth a n-ænur (of letters), Auraic. 965 - 6 . lanchumang i fedaibh, ┐ c.¤ a forfedaibh, ┐ egumang a muitibh, 1209 . dobeir c.¤ fedha forin son, 436 . c.¤ i forfedaib, 5456 .

cuntabartach

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Forms: cumddubartaig

adj o, ā (cuntabart). Also con(n)t-, cunnt-, cumd-.

(a) doubtful, uncertain; disputed, of uncertain origin: cumddubartaig gl. ancipiti, Sg. 104a2 . tri fira testa ┐ tri fira cunntabartach, Cóic Con. 39.z . beich fesa ┐ beich aerda ┐beich cundtabartacha ┐ anfesa 'bees of known origin and bees in the air and bees of doubtful origin and [bees] of unknown origin', Bechbretha 182 (a)​ . ní cunntaburtach do aisneis, PH 1550 . fomamugud do choraid chundtabartach undependable , TTebe 840 . bo ín fiach duinecaithi condtabartach, Laws iv 82.23 Comm. (opposed to fiach duinecaithi cinnti, 9). do badar fáidi . . . chunntabartach unreliable, MR 240.20 . galur conntabartach `doubtful', Laws i 280.23 (opposed to galar bunaid). a tir condtaburtaigh `disputed land', v 208.17 Comm. mac cunntabartach itir dis `doubtful son', 454.16 Comm. is na daoinibh conntabharthacha doubters, waverers , ITS xvi 144.29 . as cundtabhartach nách faghann párdún, Mac Aingil 2226 . Adv. go cumascda cundtabartach, TTebe 1712 .

As subst. o, m. cuigḟer on chontabhartach im lu .i. do boaire, etc., Cóic Con. 40.8 . In phr. c.¤ aíse: in sen fine ┐ in cunntabartach aisi `of unknown age', Laws i 138.4 Comm. dethbir itir in senfear ┐ in cunntabartach aisi . . . .u. fichit bliadhain don cunntabarthach aisi, O'Curry 615 ( H 3.18, 298 ).

(b) dangerous : atrebthaidi traga cunntabartaigh, CCath. 696 . in Cathair Cunntabartach the Siege Perilous, Grail 1633 . re droich-shín chonntabartaigh, Fl. Earls 10.5 . In phr. c.¤ báis in danger of death: masa cunntabartac bais e, BCrólige § 41 gl. 11 . duine nach cunntabartach bais, Laws i 130.23 Comm.

daltae

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Forms: daltai, dalta, daltu, dalta, daltai, dalta, daltaide, daltada, daltaidib, daltu, dalta, dalta, daltaidhe

n io m. g s. daltai, dalta. d s. daltu, dalta. n p. daltai, dalta; daltaide, daltada ( ACL iii 5. 28 ). d pl. daltaidib ( SG 42. 1 ). a p. daltu, dalta.

I A foster-son, fosterling, nursling, ward (under the care of an 1 aite or a muim(m)e); with do of. Transl. Lat. alumnus. Frequent in the Laws (see the Law of Fosterage, ii 146-193). ised ícus in taite inn frisin dalta, Laws ii 154. 10 . ┐ mac dia muinntir ón aite don daltu, ib. 13 . a aite ┐ a dalta, ib. 162. 21 . itir in aiti ┐ in dalta, 162. 25 , 176. 9 . is annso on is diles in iarruidh uile don aite cid marb in dalta re ndiailtir, ib. ii 172. 3 . in dalta, 174. 1 , 2 . in imurcraidh bídh ┐ étaigh rochaithistur in taite risin dalta, 176. 10 . is indles in iarraidh don aite ó ferfuither ainm cneidhe arin dalta, 180. 8 . lethfiach foru aite ┐ foru muime cacha cneidh ferfuit bera ┐ sleagha forin dalta, 182. 16 (similarly 192. 23 , cf. 184. 17 , 192. 25 ). gach dalta co diailtre cach felmac i naimsir daire, 288. 6 dalta fria a muimig fithithair fria fealmac, 344. 4 . dígail dalta na fine, iv 254. 15 . in dalta ┐ in gormac, ib. 16 . dalta coitchenn don ḟine uile...dalta daonduine, ib. 30 . Lugaid Réoderg dalta Conculaind fil...oc urgartigud a aiti .i. Conculaind, SCC 24 . gebid (Cuculaind) for tecosc a daltai, ib. alt Deichtire in mac ... ba saeth mor la D.¤ a dalta do écib (díth a daltai LU) CCC 4 Eg. am tualuing mu dalta (acc. or gen.), ib. 7 Eg. ( IT i 142. 2 ). Cua Cendmar dalta Boibli, RC xvi 273. 1 . rofóided cech dalta dia daltaib dia comét, ib. 5 . ropo dalta co ndallchéill, ib. 11 . do (refers to Fergus) daltasu andso ┐ dalta Ulad ┐ Chonchobair bharchena Cuchulaind mac Sualtaim, TBC-LL¹ 6058 . dí batar daltaide na muca diamtar dóine, Dinds. 71 . bid dalta (alumpnum Lat. text) damsa in mac so, Lat. Lives 102. 1 . Duach dalta Dedaig, MacCarthy 149. 9 , 302. 13 . Gallua ┐ Pison .i. a dalta, ib. 306. 14 . Cathal mac Aodha dalta muintire Raghailligh who was educated in the house of O'Reilly O'Don. Suppl. METAPH. (a) dalta forcetail, Mart. Don. Nov. 13 . dalta Dé a spiritual fosterling : romuchadh dalta Dé an comarba, AFM iii 310. 11 (= ALC i 362. 20 ). i néraic mo dalta Dé do losccadh libh, ib. 15 . gurab amlaid sin fuair éraic a dhalta Dé uathaib, ALC i 364. 21 . (b) a pet child, pet, fondling, lover .—MOD. dalta a pet, a term of endearment. Cf. bronndaltae, bruinnedaltae.

II A pupil, disciple (of an aite). Paulus et Timotheus, gl. dalte side dosom he was a pupil of his (sc. of Paul), Wb. 23 a 11 . do munud a dalti, ib. 24 d 10 . 24 d 11 . (Clemens) dalte Petir, ib. 24 a 37 . gratia misericordia et pax a Deo Patre, gl. sainred do daltu anisiu quia asper fuit , ib. 27 d 18 (Ep. ad Timoth.). fácab Pátricc a daltae nand Benignus a ainm, Ardm. 17 a 2 ( Thes. ii 238. 15 ). Aimergin Gluingeal in file dalta Cai Cainbrethaig eiside, Laws i 20. 2 . imud fesa na fogluma on oidi dun dalta, ib. v 56. 28 . isí lánamnacht aithfégtar idir in oiti ┐ in dalta .i. forcetal gan díchleith ┐ cosg gan agairbe ón aiti forin dalta, ib. 96. 22 . iarfoacht a dalta dó ciaso ṡén bái forin ló, TBC-LL¹ 1108 . Cathbad drúi búi oc tabairt dá daltaib...┐ ocht ndalta do aes in dána druidechta na farrad. iarfacht dia aiti, &c. , ib. 1070 .— Siluester...dalta don uasalṡacart do Chiríne essium, PH 280 . ba holc lais (i.e. la Ermogenies) a dalta (i.e. Filétus) dia ḟacbáil, ib. 2197 (for dalta: descipul l. 2174 ), cf. 2200 . Clemint .i. dalta Petair (cf. Wb. 24 a 37 ), PH 3201 . ropud ferr lium bás d(ḟ)aguáil oldas mo dalta (cf. l. 7208 ) do marbad, ib. 7216 . arna daltadhaibh foghluma, Keat. ITS iv 72. 94 .

COMPS. mac-daltae. macdalta Ailella ┐ Medba TBC-LL¹ (Y) 1146 . bronn-daltae brundaltae bosom-fosterling, a fondling . ba hairithe lesin airdrig a brundalta baidhe do brontiughbhádhúgh báis, MR 112. 2 . Aobh Aoife ┐ Ailbhe .i. trí hinghiona Oiliolla Arann ┐ mo thri bronn-daltadha féin, Atlantis 116. 17 . OCL 3. 13 . common epithet of St. John , Otia ii 94 . PH 1454. 6680 . bruinne-daltae id. Contribb. 277 . PH 8421 . TFrag. 112. 14 . prím-daltae chief-disciple, epithet of Luke : Lucas...primdalta Póil apstail PH 5396 . 5636 .—DIM. daltán, dailtín, q.v.

MOD. dalta, pl. daltaidhe.

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