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aitire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aitire or dil.ie/2810
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: aittire, aidire, e(i)t(t)ire, eidire, itire, oittire

n , f. ( eter, Bürgschaft p. 4 ). Later also m. in sense (b). Also aittire, aidire, e(i)t(t)ire, eidire, itire, oittire. Lit. being between, standing between or one who stands between (two parties to an agreement), see Bürgschaft p. 4 , 34 , 61 . Críth G. p. 74 . Cf. cid ara n-eper a.¤? itir a té .i. itir cich ┐ gruaid; no itir da feichemain, Bürgschaft 22 § 64 . a.¤ .i. iter dēde .i. iter dā fechemuin, Corm. Y 71 .

(a) hostage-suretyship : doté(i)t a.¤ ar ḟer feras in fuil he goes surety for the man who inflicts the wound, Críth G. 52 . cateat a ḟolta córai ó chách fris[s]a cuirther a.¤? for which surety is given, 58 . lóg a enech . . . téit fora naidm ┐ a ráith ┐ a aitiri he may go surety to the amount of his honour-price, 129 . dul tar a.¤ breaking a guarantee (one of the causes of loss of honour-price), Laws v 368.7 .

(b) hostage-surety who guarantees the performance of an obligation with his own person and not (like the ráth) with his property GEIL 172 , Stud. Hib. viii 52 , guarantor `who warrants the execution, not merely of public engagements . . ., but also of some of the more important private agreements', Críth G. p. 74 . ata a.¤ gaibhes gnimu nadma. a.¤ són dobeir laim im brollach feicheman co nadhmaim le[s], saigid riasíu ascomra. assed a slan undertakes the business of giving a bond i.e. an a.¤ who puts a `naidm' in the breast of the debtor, he sues before he himself pays and so he remains free from loss, ZCP xiii 24.11 ( Bürgschaft 13 § 42 ). nugu toibhghenn nech i cairdi acht aitteri, Bürgschaft 63 x . cungnat oittiri in fecheman toicheda riu, 64.7 . slan a.¤ cairde (title of a tract), ZCP xiii 24 (Bürgschaft 32 § 1) (see cairde). corus a.¤ (title of a tract), Bürgschaft 22 § 64 . cis lir a.¤ do-chuisin . . . a tri . . . a.¤ luigi ┐ aitiri foesma ┐ aitiri nadma, ib. (see also fáes(s)am, 1 luige). na huile neiche risa-ndechaid int a.¤ , 68 § 1 . atait secht n-aitiri asrenut la Feine . . . a.¤ teit ar mac beoathar fo-n-ocair a athair, a.¤ tar cend ambui anechtair, etc., Laws v 228.1 . caite a sslan na a.¤? .i. a fomeilt ┐ a imluath ┐ a gnim ┐ log .uii. cumal niath (.i. lóg cimedha, ar is cimidh ind aitiri iar ndithmaim fuirri) what is the indemnity of an `a.¤'? Bürgschaft 24 § 67 . ces do-gníther de muna comrastar fris? Tiagair dochum raite no a.¤ ma beit iar cul ar it he a .u. in sin biti fri heluth .i. naidm ┐ raith ┐ a.¤ ┐ ceilebrath ┐ gell what is to be done when the debtor does not come forward? One goes to a `ráth' or an `a.¤' if they stand behind the transaction, for these are the five (sureties) who guarantee against absconding, 14 § 48 . athgabail a.¤ aslui feile `distress of a surety who violates his honour', Laws i 214.25 (`der sich dem Anstand (der Ehrbarkeit) entzieht', Bürgschaft p. 70 ). in raith uil re aithne na conaire fuigill is techta no int ait[i]re uil re aithne na conaire fuighill is cóir (i) n-athcomairc i.e. it is a `ráith' if the suit is one of `techta', an ¤a. if the suit is one of `cóir n-athchomairc ', Cóic Con. 32 § 27 . is ed is a.¤ ann .i. do ghradhaib flatha uair cid mor do cintaib ┐ do raithiges ┐ do aitires ro-dlecht donn athair, ma ro-fagaib int athair dibadh accu — uair ni tet itire acht co cro, teit raith for comarba co no[m]ud — noco cutrumus in dibaid do dul isna cintaib, 33 § 32 . aitiri De cleric, Laws v 272.8 (see Bürgschaft 73 ). teōra a.¤ cac[h]a prīmegalsa fri Cāin Adomnāin .i. secnap ┐ coic ┐ fertiges ┐ a.¤ cāna deirbḟine fo Erinn uile ┐ dā eitiri cāna ardflat[h]a every principal church has three guarantors to ensure the fulfilment of A.'s law, Cáin Ad. 32 § 53 (see Bürgschaft p. 7 ). sárugud a.¤ nó crossi in domnaig oc saigid na cána in domnaig, Ériu ii 208 § 29 . ma asloat aitiri tobungar cumal ocht n-ungi diib, Anecd. iii 24.18 . do-bert .uii. n-aidirie di trénferuib Erenn . . . fri hasic na flathae uad ma fofertís a mifholtae fesin i.e. he gave seven fighting men as guarantors that he would give back the kingship should he behave in an unkingly way, RC xii 62 § 24 . tucaid huaib etere ṅgle / fri tichtáin doridise, SR 3499 . forbia for n-eitteire fein, 3503 . for cóic aitirib dēac on the guarantee of fifteen men, TBC-I¹ 2919 . ité a.¤ . . . do-breatha do Ingcél ó ḟeraib Hé., BDD² 421 . gabsait na aittiri eturru a fritisi, 866 . togaid aitiri de (ref. to visit of Ulaid to Bricriu), LU 8097 ( FB 7 ). de inchaib na n-atairi, 8184 ( 13 ). trían do flaith, trīan do fine, trīan do etarflaith ┐ do iteraibh (of property of deceased person), Ériu i 215.28 . it .iii. heteri gabar darcend in Choimded fri dingbail cecha tedmma dib . . . .i. Petur Apstal ┐ Muri Og ┐ Michel Archaingel patrons(?), RC xii 428 § 19 .

(c) hostage: nó idnaictís dosom geill ┐ eteri, CCath. 1636 . ní gabthar a n-eiteri a nglas no a slabradh acht lúgha fó láim rígh `hostages', Leb. Cert. 135.x . dia n-elódha in t-aideri, 11 . cor facsat etere ina laim .i. Isacar, BB 238b42 . cen giall cen eteri, RC xvii 354.29 (Tig.). braigti ┐ etiri, Cog. 48.8 . co ttuccsat gialla . . . ass . . . im aidire Ua Néill, AFM ii 712.5 .

COMPD. ¤-mac: do ghuidhetar ind Ógh cona haitirmac (of Christ), Caithr. Thoirdh. 94.35 .

1 flaith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 flaith or dil.ie/22281

 

Forms: flaith, flatho, flatha, ardlathi, flathae, flaith, ḟlatha, flatha, flaithe, flaitheadh, flath, saerlatha, flathae, ardlathi, f., f., inis, Flaithniad, Flaithri, flaithgil, Flaithgile

n i, f. (cf. W. gwlad `land'). O.Ir. n s. ind flaith , Thes. ii 295.12 . g s. inna flatho , Wb. 9d2 . Ml. 137b5 . AU 749 . flatha, Ml. 90a5 . n p. ardlathi, Wb. 1a3 . g p. flathae , Fél. Nov. 27 . Later also masc. in sense II. flaith, g s. an ḟlatha (ó chiort), na flatha (ó chanamhuin), n a p. flaithe, g p. flaitheadh, IGT, Decl. § 91 (g p. flath proscribed as incorrect, ex. 1639 ). Initial f sometimes omitted in MSS. when lenited: Wb. 1a3 . 30d4 . 31a3 ; saerlatha, BB 362b29 (= Dinds. 21 ). Cf. énlaith.

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(a) lordship, sovereignty, rule: f.¤ ┐ brithemnacht, Ml. 133c10 . combad and nogabad f.¤ (gl. tunc adeptus imperium) 113c7 . tairṅgire flatho dia chlaind som, 137b5 . cartach a f.¤ his rule is a rule of love LU 3404 ( SCC 18 ). tāthut bithlaith lasin Ríg, LL 50a33 ( Hail Brigit § 26 ). ó gabais Ailill ... f.¤ since A. began to reign TBFr. § 4 ( LL 248b10 ). is amlaid domel Conchobar a f.¤ enjoys his sovereignty LU 4858 = domeil C. in rigi, TBC-LL¹ 867 . gabais Cormac f.¤ fer nhEirenn ZCP viii 314.6 . tocart Fiacha Cormac a flaith Temra F. ejected C. from the lordship of Temair ib. 8 . dí bliadain f.¤ in maicc maith reign Arch. Hib. ii 84 (LL) = Rawl. 164a21 . isin nomad bliadain déc do f.¤ Tibir, PH 2571 . isa tossach flatha dait thy lordship is beginning ZCP viii 312.7 .

(b) kingdom, realm, esp. the kingdom of Heaven , absol. or with qualifying adj. or gen., without art.: gl. regnum [Dei] Wb. 30d4 . aromfoimfea inna laith, 31a3 . lethcholba flatha, Hy iv 9 . ledcholbe flatho, Wb. 23d31 . dollaid [ = do ḟlaith] ronsnāde slúagu, Hy v 10 . f.¤ Dé athar, Fél. Prol. 215 . d'ascnam flatha Maicc Maire, Hy v 12 . do ascnám flatha Dé, PH 7287 . hi f.¤ nime, Hy i 42 . in f.¤ nemda, PH 6095 . for dind flatha finde, Fél. May 17 . ar thir na flatha findi, ACL iii 311.28 (these two exx. may belong to II). pl. cet[h]oir flathae duine isan centur .i. oeti ┐ soinmige, slaine ┐ sochraiti four heavens on earth ZCP iii 453.16 . Cf. .4. flatho nime, iv 234.18 . a Rí rímter flaithi (` lords, princes '), Fél. Prol. 286 ; Fél. Ep. 46 , may belong to this. Cf. dorīme an Mac | aite ile lasin nAthair, ICM § 3 Anecd. i 51 .

II Applied to persons, in O. Ir. fem., Mid. Ir. also masc. (later regularly masc.; exceptions are rare, see IGT, Decl . cited above). don f.¤ ionḟuair, TD 31.4 . feirinnsgne ... flaith: ... an flaith as cóir ann, IGT, Introd. § 21 . A ruler, prince: f.¤ .i. tighearna, O'Cl. is torbach du popul f.¤ firian leu, Ml. 90b11 . is bésad inna flatho doem e[t] dofich, Wb. 9d2 . tiugḟ.¤ Med last prince of the Medes LL 131a11 = Trip. 534.4 . Eochaidh M., f.¤ clann bhFiacrach, Lism. L. 4751 . as treisi f.¤ fiora a prince is stronger than subjects Hugh Roe² 26.5 (f. 14b) (for the proverb see also 2 flaith). do thuit mac na flatha ... Oisin `O., the prince's son' Duan. F. ii 174 § 5 . Of Deity: a ḟ.¤ síl Adaim!, Ériu vi 115 . pl. ro-creitset ardlathi in betho, Wb. 1a3 . atbath borg tromm Temra | la tairthim a flathe, Fél. Prol. 166 . In Irish social organization a chief, lord, applied to the various degrees of `aire' subordinate to the `rí'; for qualifications of the f.¤ see Laws ii 200 ff ., ZCP xiv 337 , Laws v 440 , Críth G. p. 91 . f.¤ ┐ aithech `lord and vassal' Thes. ii 238.12 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). flaith fria aicgillne a lord with his bond-tenants (one of the recognized social connexions), Laws ii 344.2 ( Stud. in E. Ir. Law 3 ). is i lanamnacht athfegthair itir in flaith ┐ a cheile ib. Laws ii 344.10 Comm . secht ngraid flatha; flaith fria haicillni; aire desa, ... aire ard, etc. v 24.10 . f.¤ athuigh (one whose father had not been a chief) Laws ii 200.21 . f.¤ ciniuil coir athur ┐ senathur (one whose father and grandfather had been chiefs) 202.24 . cor moga cen a f.¤ contract of a serf without his lord i 50z (one of the soluble contracts). dlegair i cuibrind rīg raith | brethem is fili is f.¤ , ACL iii 223.20 . co maccaib flaithi fer nErenn sons of the Irish chiefs BDD 20 . Etáin boí ocon dáil ... forsna flathi E. was dispensing (drink) to the lords LU 10894 . romarbsat riogha ... rioghdamhna ┐ rioghflatha Erenn, Cog. 42.10 . i n-éadach flaithe tuaithe a district chief (ranking next to `ollam' and `rí') Keat. ii 1919 . FÍR FLATHA, see 1 fír. Transf. of a preeminent person: Tadg f.¤ na sgol, TD 32.54 . ar lorg na flaithe forasda fiorfoghlama J. B. Bossuet, Luc. Fid. 181.10 (the use of f.¤ with fem. adj. in gs. is proscribed as incorrect IGT, Decl. § 91 ).

COMPDS.

(a) with nouns, expressing preeminence or exalted quality usually chief—, princely, lordly: ¤bendacht the blessing of lordship (i.e. good rule?) ZCP viii 560 . ¤bile: flaithbhile Fáil `princely champion' TD 9.17 . ¤br(i)ugaid a chieftain hospitaller (i.e. of chieftain rank): Eoghan flathbrughaid, Acall. 1875 . flathbriugaid, CRR 23 . flaithbrucchaidh, AFM iii 492.1 (` farmer '). ¤chenn: flaithcenn thíre Fiachrach ` chief ' AFM iii 604.9 . ¤einech `princely honour' Caithr. CC § 5 . ¤fénnid chief and warrior: in flaithféindidh Find, Acall. 19 . imon fflaith-feindidh Conainn, Leb. Gab.(i) i 78 . ¤goba a chieftain smith: co tech Lochain flaithgobann, RC v 200.25 . ¤inis lordly isle: L. Cl. A. B. 142.87 . ¤nia a prince and hero: frega f., Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 26.12 = IT iii 39 § 30 . As npr. m.: Rawl. 141b30 (s.o. Nia). 151b3 . AU 714 , 754 , 805 . f. Rawl. 123.21 (dau. of Forannān), gen. Flaithniad, Rawl. 159a27 . 161a35 . ¤niadh, AU 754 . 771 . 780 . 782 . ¤nia, Rawl. 120b3 . AU 811 . ¤rí: Fergal ... f. sluagach sil Eogain, SR 2360 . f. Conacht, Ériu v 234 . As npr. m. Flaithri, AFM 836 . IGT, Decl. § 112 . Keat. ii 5256 . gen. mac Flaithri , AU 791 . Rawl. 153b1 . ¤rí, Keat. ii 5291 . See also flaithrí. ¤ruire ` high-prince ' Metr. Dinds. iv 320 .

(b) rarely with adj.: ua ¤foclach Fergusa of kingly speech (epithet of Colum Cille) ZCP x 340 . ¤gel: g s m. ind Rig flaithgil ` bright-realmed ' Fél. Ep. 239 . As npr. m., Flaithgel AU 792 . Flaithgheal, AFM 788 . Cf. gen. Flaithgile , Rawl. 160a5 (m.) .

¤ólach feasting like a chief (?) Keat. Poems 794 .

sochraite

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sochraite or dil.ie/38262
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: sochraidi, sochraiti, sochraide

n , f. (sochrait). sochraidi f., IGT Decl. § 3 .

(a) the state of having good or many friends : atait ceithre comadhuis cacha raithe la Féine . . . s.¤ cen féimed (.i. imat ndaghcarat aca, cona féimenn tobach an feichemhan), Bürgschaft 41.8 . ni laig aimsir for rinn sochraiti na dochraiti . . . .i. on fir deacairdeach na drochcairtach, O'Curry 1901 ( 23 P 3, 21b ). ferr sochraide slaibre, RC xlv 79 § 19 . Attrib. g s. aurail coimperta i soaici sochraiti `das Anbefehlen von Zeugung (Kindern) in eine wohlbefreundete (?) gute Erziehung', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 26 § 7 .

(b) friendship: sochraide .i. socháirde, O'Cl. dligid aite a s.¤ , RC xlv 30 § 7 , `ein Ziehvater hat auf seine (d.h. die ihm zukommende) Freundschaft Anspruch', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 26.20 . mac gaibes ar sochraiti .i. in mac alair ar shocharaiti, O'Curry 399 ( H 3.18, 222b ). in mac alar ar Dia ┐ in mac alar ar seirc ┐ in mac alar ar s.¤ can torachtain na sochraite, O'Curry 400 ( H 3.18, 223a ). cet[h]oir flathae duine isan centur .i. ōeti ┐ soinmige, slāine ┐ sochraiti, ZCP iii 453.16 . acāini imned fris, ronguidh di ṡochraitiu, ZCP vii 305.11 . dodeochatar fir Espáine lais dia ṡochraiti la Condlae on account of his friendship with C., viii 316.34 . Attrib. g s.: mór d'fhearaibh sochraide many friends, Measgra D. 18.21 .

(c) In concrete sense a body of friends, a person's followers, a retinue: is degchlu don cach sin s.¤ leis do cum ndala no aireachta, Laws iii 22.x Comm . mana nasta sealb no gaes no s.¤ , iv 352.8 . Fig. s.¤ Dé domm anucul, Thes. ii 356.15 . sógh na sochraide neamhdha | atá thuas mun dtighearna, DDána 37.3 .

(d) allies; an army : bíathad congbálae fri sochraiti túaithe 'providing food for a billeting for allies of the kingdom', CB 30 § 22 . dom-béra ar écin fri sochraiti Ailella ┐ Medba, TBC-LL¹ 141 . co tí collín a ṡluaig ┐ a ṡ.¤, a thinóil ┐ a thochostail nar sochraiti-ni, 4936 . cōic cét airdrig cona s.¤ remib, Ériu ii 100 § 4 . roleiged as a sochraidedha `their forces were allowed to depart', AU ii 408.11 . forgla ríogh ┐ taoíseach . . . a sochraide ┐ a mbáidh Ghall, ALC i 4.5 (perh. to (b) supra). da coirgead deich mormair Briain cona ngall socraitib, Cog. 168.8 . Diarmuid mac Murchadha do techt a nErinn ┐ socraidi Gall ┐ Saxanach ┐ ridiredh leis, RC xviii 274.3 . fuaratar fis na sochraide sin do thecht i n-a tír, ML² 910 . ní díoth sluaigh ná sochroide, TD 18.4 . Freq. in phrase s.¤ slóig reinforcements: do techt i n-imechtur Espaine do iarraid sochraide (fuillidh, v.l.) slúaigh, CCath. 2391 . do chuaid do chungid s.¤ slúaig, LL 223b26 ( TTr. 473 ). sochraiti ṡloigh d'iaradh ┐ dober-sa dhuit int sochraiti druadh, RC xliii 22 § 21 .

(d) a funeral, funeral cortège : gurab somholta dul i sochraide na marbh dá n-adhnacal, TSh. 5558 . sochraiti linmar ┐ torramh ro-onōrach, Fl. Earls 238.28 .