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Cite this: eDIL s.v. abratchor or

n o, [m.] (abra + cor) eyelash: find huile itir folt ┐ abrotchor ┐ ulchai, TBC-I¹ 3294 = abratchur, LL 11953 ( TBC-LL¹ 5349 ). imdenam súla saire / abratchair duba daile, LU 3821 ( SCC § 37 ). With metathesis: abrochtur ┐ malu, Auraic. 1813 ( abrachtur, 3257 ; abratchor, 4999 ).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. ad-fíri or
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Forms: aidbrid, aidbred

v Also as simple vb. aidbrid. sues, claims to be true (fír), originally verifies, identifies, draws public attention to. Often used in the Laws to describe a preliminary to litigation, as, for example, when the owner of stolen property identifies it in the possession of another person and formally accuses him of theft: is cumai fiach neich doci ┐ nad aidbri ┐ nad thobaing . . . fri neuch cullius soiri an domnaig i.e. he who sees and does not sue or levy has to pay the same fine as he who breaks the law of Sunday, Anecd. iii 22.18 . leth di neuch adhiri ┐ dotboing, 23.1 . ni dlegor iardach foraib / do chin adírther `for a crime that is alleged', Ériu xvi 183 § 37 ; 'may be substantiated' The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 137 § 37 . aidbris . . . in rechtaire in claideb ┐ dorigni tecta n-adbriuda occa `the steward sued for the sword', IT iii 200 § 65 . cach aidhbriudh docuisin, cach laisi (.i. oca) naidbrither is lais a tuinide, O'Curry 336 ( H 3.18, p. 185 ). itir in fer aidhbris ┐ in fer ro crec fris, O'D. 852 ( H 3.17, c. 606 ). ait i n-aidbrither, O'Dav. 1140 . aidbrither . . . an ceile `the tenant is sued', Laws v 360.6 Comm. ad-fíre (adfiriu, v.l.) guth 'ich erhebe Anspruch auf die Stimme', Akten Linz 137 § 3 . With oc claims from: is ac gataigi . . . ro haidbriud na seoit the seds were claimed from a thief, O'D. 1653 ( H 5.15, p. 21b ). cach indraic aidbres ac indraic . . is lais intí `ga naidbrither a imdenam , O'D. 1631 (H 5.15, p. 17a) = gach innraic aidhbris a set ag eisinnraic . . ., O'Curry 2288 ( Eg. 88, 21b ). ac urradh ro aidbred in set `the sed was claimed from a native freeman', Laws iii 242.6 Comm. in fine oca n-aidbrither, i 206.24 . ní fétuidh in tí dá tabuir cu n-aidbridthur occa, 248.19 Comm. cídh í an inraic aidhbres cidh aice aidhbrethar, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba .) cid iat aidbres cid aca aidbrither, O'D. 1641 - 2 ( H 5.15, 19a .) With FOR claims against: cach ni uile aidbrius an flaith forsin cele, Laws ii 274.23 Comm. gémadh hí Ere d'aidbredh ar na hallmarchaib even though he claimed all Ireland, Caithr. Thoirdh. 93.35 .

Vn. aidbred.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. airgais or

n usually glossed airguide, and perh. earlier vn. of ar-guid. See also under ? argais.

(a) ré notlaicc aird aurgaiss (ergnuiss, irguis, aurgais, erguis v.l.) / dogné init chorgaiss `thou shouldst make great prayer', Fél. Nov. 13 .i. airguide . . . no guide uasal, Fél.² clxvi . tan domm-í techt irguis / cid i caisc nó chorgus `when the great boon may come to me', Fél. Ep. 561 . Or subj. 2 s. of ar-guid (?).

(b) Explained in Laws Comm. as exchange of two articles of unequal value, but perh. rather some kind of gift or payment: comuin, ascada l[anam]nais, [ur]gais .i. [er]guidi u[a]is .i. immarcraid on eter [na da] set clamcloithi `Tausch', Cóic Con. 19 § 11 (= urgaiss, ZCP xix 170 ). is ed agur[thar fui]rre, cora ┐ cunnartha ┐ comain ┐ aisgid ┐ [urgais] ┐ dliged lanamnais, 20 § 13 . urgais .i. érguidi uais, dethbir bis itir in da set claochloda .i. set beg dib ┐ set mor, ┐ is les imdenam gurab ar cumain do-rat, da dheoin do-ber nech in tabairt ┐ nocha mbidh iarraid fuirre, ib. urgais .i. cach folad comtoirnigech dib uile, 51 § 106 . debhbir itir in cumain ┐ in aiscid ┐ in urgais ┐ in tabairt, 52 § 107 . ar id tri tidnacuil for setaib cinmotha coibche .i. rath ┐ aiscid ┐ aurgais (.i. claochmodha sét) . . . nach urgais nad-[ic]aitir co cend mbliadhna, is rat[h] iar mbliadhain co somaine iar sétaib, O'D. 2233 (Nero A vii, 156). Cf. urgais .i. claochlodh, ut est rath n-aiscid ┐ urguise nó erguidhi, O'Dav. 1617 . See also under 2 aiscid.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. brogaid or

Forms: mrogaid, mbrog(aid), brogfaiter, brogad

v mid. Ir. form of mrogaid. ipv. 2 p. mbrog(aid) (glossed ceimnighidh sibhsi, note 2), Leb. Gab.(i) 254.5 . IGT Verbs § 115. Trans. cultivates (?) ; extends, increases ; magnifies : brogfaiter ( brogfaitir, LL 24838 ) cricha i rroilbi `districts will be extended into uplands', RC xxvi 44 § 227. firt fuil ferna in gach moigh, / broghais criocha hi ccén `the exterior territories were enriched' (it (blood) made fertile . . .), AFM i 174.18 . ? firfid cath mór Midi. Brogfaid Cnámcailli, ZCP xii 238 § 64. sall boc[c] brainech / brogas scuir `that increases studs', MacCongl. 79.25 . scarass Murchadh ra midlaigh, / brogais a triuna i ttalmuin, TFrag. 42.2 = mrogais trénu, RC xxiv 54 § 14. robrog a gairm in glan-chaill `his name has exalted . . .', Metr. Dinds. iv 24.14 . atbath ben, / broguss bladh, Leb. Gab.(i) 260.20 . presses forward, expels; with refl. pron. proceeds: robrog . . . F. in nE. o thír dar muir i nAlbain `expelled E.', ZCP ii 134 § 1. Fig. gāifi for gnūis cáich gusmbrogad of all toward whom it (a satire) was made move (?), ACL iii 297 § 50 ( Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 99 § 50 ). nos brogat dó iarum i nUachtur F., LL 13527 `they go forward . . . into U.', RC viii 60. 21 .

Intrans. increases, extends, proceeds, advances, goes or presses forward (lit. and fig.): proghfuith crich a roilbe, RC xxvi 44 note 16 . b.¤ co boin `(the penalty) advances to a cow', Bretha 23 . broig-siu, Anecd. i 73.6 (ICM). ? nī nessa broghais dot bais indass dia bais na cēile, ZCP viii 103.23 . arindī rombrogsat roime-sium isindara leth in lestair, Corm. Y 1059 (92.5) = rombrochsat, Corm. Bodl. 34.4 . robroccsat, Corm. 37.1 `they pressed (?) before him', Corm. Tr. 136. robrog E. . . . / co riacht B. `E. . . . pressed on', Metr. Dinds. iii 450.15 . brogsat sech Affraic (glossed: do cheimnighset tar an A.), Leb. Gab.(i) 280. 12 . brogsad (lodsat, v.l.) iarsin for sáile `they put out to sea', Ériu iv 136.29 . brogais hisin flaith iarsain / B. proceeded to the sovereignty, Rawl. 84b43 . ro broghsat na bruige borrfadha ainbisigh `became productive', MR 100.14 .

Legal establishes, proves, confirms, justifies : tocombachtaib sealb saerteallaigh; modaigh mairc mbrugsaite ( .i. is tre gnimrad a nech firenaigthir doibsium he, 7 Comm. ) `it (possession of land) is secured to them by the work of their horses', Laws iv 2.2 , O'Dav. 303 (= mrogsaite, `who extended', Celtica vi 221 ). muniu broga nechtar n-aei ( .i. muna firenaigter nechtarde dibh imdenam for a cheile, 328.34 Comm. ) `if neither of them establish his right', Laws v 320.z.

Vn. brogad.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. coimimdénam or

n ( imdénam ): coimimdenam a sealba doíb `they must mutually prove', Laws ii 404.6 Comm. Cf. 350.8 Comm.

em, eb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. em, eb or
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Forms: eimh, emh, eabh, eimhe

n f., perhaps originally neut., g s. ina (v.l. ind Bodl., ann Harl.) eimh, Corm. Y 883 . emh eabh (g s. eimhe, etc.), f. IGT, Decl. § 39 . haft, handle: scían la C....imdenam de ór...ima heimh...Rogab in t-oirci cocnam ind eme, Corm. Bodl. s. Mug eme = Corm. Y 883 . mo scian cona heim do líg loghmair, Acall. 3933 . garbh ṡáithe ┐ mín mheile | sgín eibhe bláithe buidhe a blade of [i.e. with] a smooth yellow haft IGT, Decl. ex. 1119 . eabh in oighe, ex. 1097 . no gur chaith a eibh, ex. 1098 . comfat eim na sceine do saill, Laws i 132.20 Comm. Cf. coimhṡleamhain re héimh (leg. eirr?) easguinne as slippery as an eel's tail RC xxix 118.17 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fírénaigid or
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v g (fírén) makes good, justifies: dia fhoillsiugud co nachat ... sloinnte sochenela ... noemait ┐ fhírenaigit nech which justify a man PH 5087 . is e ḟirenaighes as in imad cinadh `exonerates from the whole of the liabilities' Laws iii 398.13 Comm. (cf. Stud. in E. Ir. Law 160 - 161 ). Verifies, confirms: firenaig-siu scela ┐ genealaigh do cach, Anecd. v 27 n. 14 . firenuighter fuigell uime `just judgment is passed concerning it' Laws ii 12.3 Comm. (? depon.) muna firenaigter nechtarde dibh imdenam for a cheile `if neither establish his claim against the other' v 32 8 x Comm . Makes just: leighius spiridálta fhīrēnuighius ┐ shlánuighius sinn, Celtica i 184.744 .

See fíriánaigidir.

2 formna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 formna or

n (legal term) proof, evidence: f.¤ .i. imdenam ut est ni tithitsig [leg. tithis-siu] formsa f.¤ fola fordhorcha .i. ni dingne fortach formsa do thabairt ḟirmhaíne dó ina fuil dorcha, O'Curry 1475 ( H 3.18, p. 653b ) = f.¤ .i. imdenum ut est ni tithisiu formsa f.¤ fola fordorcha, etc., H 3.18, 51b (= O'Dav. 1588 ).

1 fortach

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n o (s), n. (vn. of for-toing) over-swearing ; making an over-riding oath ; assigning liability ( Críth G. p. 99 ) : cid f.¤ cid dithech confirming or disproving oath Cóic Con. § 62 . imusfrecrat ... a f.¤ ┐ a ndithech proof and denial (of kings and poets) confirming or disproving Laws iv 354.19 . dég ḟortaig nó díthig for the sake of, etc. Críth G. 8 ( Laws iv 298.9 ). do fortuch [leg. fortacht ?] do duinib, Laws i 268.1 . ni tualaing [ben] luighe na fortuigh for nech, H 3.17, 431.10 ( O'D. 531 ). it grada eclasa dogniat imdenam na ngrad n-ecalsa eile dia saraigther ┐ is leo dano f.¤ inna ndiaid, H 3.18, 438a ( O'Curry 1056 ). fer fortaig snāthaiti the man who attests [up to the value of] a needle Cóic Con. § 61 .

Cf. do fedhar fir a fortaib flatha .i. do fairgiter conadh lais na firflathaib fortach for a memradh, H 3.18, 243b16 ( O'Curry 458 ).

Also a person (category) qualified to give over-riding testimony: f.¤ dona hocht fortaigib coitcinna .i. eclais for tuaith, no cenn for memur, no innraic for eisinnraic ..., H 3.18, 294 ( O'Curry 598 ). doberait fír folad [folta ?] hi fortachaib flatha, H 3.18 247 ( O'Curry 473 ). ní ba ráith friot fer fola ... na sinserais. arnab f.¤ for chró duit re n-aimsir tobhaigh for bíu, Ériu xiii 29.8 = xi 73 § 6 (fortaidh).


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Forms: fortithsat

v (tongid) fut. pl. 3 fortithsat, O'Dav. 1588 (context obscure). Over-swears, proves by oath, attests, deposes: ised láa ... fortoigg ben a óenur a mmacc for ríg when a woman can by her sole oath father her child on a king Críth G. 534 ( Laws iv 334 ). nach grad bes issle araile, is fair fortongar ; nach grad bes uaisle araile, is e f.¤ araill, Laws v 460.16 . ni f.¤ eclais tirda for craibtecha, O'Dav. 1589 . cia f.¤ ni fortongar .i. cia dena fortach for nech ni dena nech fortach fair, H 3.17, 444 ( O'D. 580 ). fiadnaise forglidhe fortoing ni fortongar, O'Curry 1616 ( 23 P 3, 6b6 ). f.¤ ail anscuichthe lais (.i. f.¤ airdi no aimseir ... no laid no litteir ... it hé mairb in sin for-tongat for biu, ni fortongar cenaib an immoveable rock testifies along with him (i.e. a sign or time ... or a lay or letter ..., those are the dead that testify against the living, without them there is no over-ruling testimony) ZCP xv 361 ( xvi 228 ). Cf. ... feitheam f.¤ fir fri hailche andscuithe, O'Curry 1890 ( 23 P 3, 22 ). cateat folaid ríg do thuaith ... ? astoing diib. f.¤ huadaib vii cumala, Críth G. 496 (= `his oath clears them ..., his oath fixes liability on externs' p. 36 ). f.¤ eclais o eclasaib it grada eclasta dogniat imdenam na ngrad n-ecalsa eile dia saraigther ┐ is leo dono fortach ina ndhiaidh ma forrosum ... lithir is o fine dithech ina ndhiaidh uair is iad ro icfad a cinaid, H 3.18, 438.23 ( O'Curry 1056 ). ráth ... for-tongar fort, na dit[h]ongar dit `r. die auf dich zugeschworen, nicht von dir weggeschworen wird' Bürgschaft 28 § 76 . tri ná ditoing ná fortongar, Triads 159 . an bail ata : fortongar cach n-ainces, n[o]cha nfuil acmaing a tseana ag an duine annsidhe, O'Curry 2498 ( Eg. 88, 40 ). asé fortuing cach n-imresain bius etarradh, H 3.17, 420 ( O'D. 517 ).

1 foth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 foth or
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Forms: fotha, fuith, futhu

n o, n., m. n p. fotha, fuith (cf. fudha, v.l. fugha, IGT, Decl. § 180 ?), Thurn. held : atait secht fod la Feine, Laws v 264 , to be a misreading of ... secht fodla la F., but the comm. gl. a secht no fothaigedh' suggests foth.

A word of doubtful meaning, freq. in legal tracts; expld. by O'Don. ` claim, right, title, property'; `title, claim', Plummer ; by Thurneysen ZCP xiii 301 - 303 as that which can represent or be substituted for something else owing to similarity of nature or behaviour ; he assigns to it the a p. futhu in Cambr. 37b (see futhu and cf. O'Bruadair cited s.v. foich). a thing which someone else has a claim on, which has been promised to someone else, or is forfeit to someone else ( Ériu lvi 78n ); token, sign (?). The word is glossed by O'Dav. as follows (a) f.¤ .i. dliged nó gnimrad ut est ataat .iiii. anmann dona macaib so ... bid a f.¤ maicne dobertais anmann doib .i. ... o gnimrad nó o dligid maicne, O'Dav. 908 . (b) f.¤ no fod .i. amail, ut est ... for finntedha foth ... ; Ocus ... : fodh macaib sceo i ngenaibh, 878 . (c) f.¤ .i. demin, ut est ar ní aidbriudh for f.¤ forlengar for dilsi, 941 = for fot forlengar, Ériu xiii 54 ( H 3.18 p. 61a , faint dot over -t). Cf. follg. exx. mas indraic ┐ esinnraic dorala iman sēt cidh í in inraic aidhbres cidh aice aidhbrethar ... is cedfaidh gach uair do bheith foth ninais no foth creca co remdilsi ag in innraic, coma hi in esinnraic do dena imdenam , O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). mas da innraic no da esinnraic dorala um an sēt is lais in tí oga tarrus é a imdenam cidh bé foth bus ail les d'imairt air, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). masa cend co memur, no eclaisdacda co tuata, no innraic co hesinnraic is leosidhe imdenam in gach foth da dtig eliugh uile ┐ i fotha comarda ┐ leitharda ... acht cenmotha da fotha .i. foth creca, go remdilsi, no fo n-inais con esinnraic ┐ fo creca nama og an innraic, is a dhenam don esinnraic conadh foth creca go remdilsi, no gonadh foth ninais di é, ┐ a dhenam don innraic conadh foth creca cin remdilsi di é ..., O'Curry 2152 (= O'D. 1641 - 2 ). duine ... roba lis imdénam a seoit do rer in fuid ro imir air, O'D. 1641 ( H 5.15, 19a ). masa ... cend co memur is leoside imdénam in cach foth a mbia éliugud dóib, ┐ in cach foth uili cid iat aidbres cid aca aidbrither cen mothat da foth foth creca co remdilsi no foth ninais oc in esinraic ┐ fo creca namā con indraic ..., O'D. 1641 - 2 ( H 5.15, 19a = O'Curry 2151 - 2 ). is iat na fuith ( fotha, O'Curry 2152 ) comarda .i. foth n inais aca mar aen, no foth creca co remdilsi ; is iat na fuith (fotha O'C.) lethárda foth n inais con dara de ┐ foth comarda [leg. creca, as in O'Curry 2150 ] co rémdilsi no cen remdilsi con tí eili, no foth creca co rémdilsi no foth creca namá con tí eili ib. O'D. 1642 . set aidbreda aithfégthar sund iter da feichemain a n-urlaim coitchind, ┐ nechtar de don dá fechemain ro fuaitgestar ón urlaim cen airech ón, ┐ is don fir ḟuil aca n-aidbriud rainic a imdénam do rer a fuid, ┐ nocha do féin is aichnid é, acht da bligne no dá buachaill, O'D. 1651 ( H 5.15, 21a ). duine lasi mbia fod (mas indraic ┐ esindraic dorala umun sét. cid im indraic aidbres cid aca aidbrither, is le imdénum cipé foth is áil di de. Más da indraic no da esindraic dorala umun sét, is leis in tí ca tarrus cipé foth bus áil de), O'D. 1653 - 4 ( H 5.15, 22a ). gach innraic aidhbris a set ag eisinnraic, ┐ is foth n-inais [foth n-ínfais, 23 Q 6, 42 ] imrid a ndís, is lais in innraic imdhenamh go fior testa ina diagh, ach muna tairge an antest oga n-aidhbrither fíor Dé, ┐ dia tairge ní bfuil fíor is taire nas in fior tairge (.i. d'imdenam), O'Curry 2288 ( Eg. 88, 21ab ) = 23 Q 6, 4a ( O'Curry 1601 ). atait tri fotha la Feine doberat tuinidhe ┐ dilsi do neoch, .f. n-inais ┐ .f. n-imna ┐ .f. reimdilsi .i. aní fothaighter do dilsi roime riam, H 3.18, p. 208b = O'Curry 2287 ( Eg. 88, 21ba ). See also s.v. inás. ? atait secht fod la Feine nadcon toibget athgabail `seven rights' Laws v 264.11 (see fod). elguin ┐ toiscid, anfis ┐ eitge, acht in eitge iffod fodhal son rop toiscidh roba elguin, i 262 ; expld. by Thurn. loc. cit. `except the eitge which represents, i.e. comprises, the divisions' (i.e. the classes of `eitge,' see Laws iii 88 ).

Cf. na Dessi Muman mor cath ... | Oengus Eogan acher bruth | Rus in Fothad cona foth (: cloth), Rawl. 84a33 .

? geiniti

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ind forgo (written for go) grian genelaigh .i. is leor d'imdenam an ferainn do nech cidh bé dona geiniti so sis eillgitar aige, O'Curry 2460 ( Eg. 88, f. 37 (38)c ).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imdemna or
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n (? 2 imm- + demne) complete certainty: raiged immorro arrocur leat do imdemna sealbai in claidib your complete certainty of the ownership of the sword ? IT iii 201.2 (= YBL 185b 18 .) Or read imdénam 'act of proving' ZCP xxx 8 .


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n u, m. vn. of imm-déni.

I act of embroidering, ornamenting; embroidery, ornament; an ornamental border; ornamental work: immdénam gl. limbus, Sg. 70a15 . imdenam súla saire | abratchair duba daile `the ornament of noble eyes are his brows,' LU 3820 ( SCC § 37 ). Fig. a lucht imdénma in ḟenchuis those who elaborate historic lore, Metr. Dinds. iii 54.10 .

On garments: Eochaid Etgothach .i. is leis doronad imdenum im edaigib ar tus, BB 250a20 . imdénum óir fri siric srethchisi, BDD² 1033. inar srólda ... | for a imdenam, is glé, | cóica unga findruine, IT i 80.23 . deich céd ar ḟichit céd iorna dergóir do chumhdach a n-édoigh d'imdēnamh maisi ar chena `for other adornment,' Ériu viii 136.14 . étaige cen datha .i. cen imdenma óir is argait, LL 188c8 (cf. RC xxvi 42.6 ). ba hetach intlaise bái imbi cona imdénum do dérgór drumnech, TTr.² 494 . is logh uingi airgid di isan snathaid d'a n[d]enand a imdenam (of the embroidress), Laws v 382.12 Comm. a himdenam .i. a druinechus, Manners and Customs iii 112 n. 76 .

On leather articles: crottbolg di chrocnib doborchon impu cona n-i.¤ do phartaiṅg foa n-imdénam di ór ┐ arggat, TBFr. 101.

On sword-hilts, etc.: scian amra ... imdēnam di ór ┐ argat im a hēim, Corm. Y 883. claideb co n-eltaib dét ┐ co n-imdenam órṡnáith, TBC-LL¹ 5274. conid les fein tuinithi in chlaidib ┐ a atharchtu ┐ a imdhenom `that he himself had a prescriptive title to the sword and its trappings (?) and ornament,' IT iii 200 § 65. cenbair con n-imdenum di glaine ┐ ḟinndruine, 238.103 .

II the act of constructing, covering; shape, form, structure; covering: conrotacht ... in gríanan do imdenmaib ocus cumtaigib sainamraib, LU 8064 (FB). da gen ... cercall cruinn a nimdenam na talman I will describe ... a perfect circle to represent the earth (i.e., in the same shape as), Ir. Astr. Tr. 82.1 . ro suidhidh isin bord ísin imdenam na firmaminti ┐ na spered, D IV 2, 71va11 . agus as é so [an timdhéunamh] ar a ndéuna tú í (of the ark), Gen. vi 15. tír na ngort dtirmghléigheal dtais | ar imdhéineamh port bParthais `formed like the havens of Paradise,' TD 13 § 1. ar mhnaoi a ndeiredh an domhain | ni chuala ni chualobhair | a himdhenamh thiar no thoir, Irish Texts ii 106 § 24 . fort rodhaingen ar n-a imdēnamh lessin diūc, Fl. Earls 74.31 . imdēnomh cíera ar in taep amoigh `a coating of wax on the outside,' 50.17 . dúncladh dínnimh arna imdhénamh do chriaidh ┐ dfódaibh, AFM vi 2210.9 . ? g s. or g p. of imdénad a later form of imdénam : imdheanta, faicsiona, cuma, ` fashion ' Eg. Gl. 412. do réir a n-imdhéanta `according to their fashions,' Ez. xlii 11.

Reparation, restoration: imdenam a chríchi ┐ a fheraind do Chonchobur ... .i. sond in n-inad cach suind ..., CRR § 17 ( LL 173b31 ).

III `act of proving, proof of a charge; evidence accepted as final proof ,' (Laws Glossary); ` making good in the sense of proving ' (Plummer MS. notes): ise do toing cach nimresan bis eturru ocus a flaith .i. ise do ni imdenum cach imresna bis eturru ocus a thigherna, Laws ii 332.26 Comm. imdenum a cota im aith `to prove his share with respect to the kiln,' i 228.27 Comm. breithemnas ocus imdenam don urradh for in deoraidh `the native freeman has judgment and proof as against the foreigner,' iii 130.12 Comm. go ttugann sin cungnamh imdheanma don mhnaoi air `that this might help the woman to prove it against him' (Plummer MS. notes). MS. Mat. 581.18 . do ní na fuil i.¤ a fatha do naimde, O'D. 575 ( H 3.17, col. 443 ). imdēnam do gūachaibh (MS. duachaibh) (as a sign of evil times), ACL iii 241 § 10. is fir De da imdenam dib `the truth of God is to decide the case,' Laws v 454.24 Comm. is lais in firen imdenam na n-uile ┐ ni la neach imdenam air `iustus iudicat oimnia ┐ ipsi nimis iudicitur' (sic), O'Curry 1617 ( 23 Q 6, p. 6b ). foirgell imdenmha, Laws iv 192.29 Comm. do reir dligidh tuarastail, no imdenma no fiadnaise, iii 98.5 Comm. Used in opposition to séna denial of a statement or charge: do sena no d'imdenam a cneide `to deny or prove his wound,' v 158.y Comm. in lucht fíra do bhí ag séna, ocus in lucht suídhighthe do bí ag imdénamh, O'D. 681 ( H 3.17, col. 499 ).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imdénmach or

adj o, ā ( imdénam ) adorned, ornamented: imat ... na mbrethnas n-ilecar n-imdenmach, RC xxi 320.3 . fúathróc ... isí asnach, i.¤ , TTr. 1541. i n-imdurnib imdénmacha claideb, 1666 . in airc ... cona h-uilib admib imdenmachaib, BB 242a28 . nathir alaind imdenmach umaidi do toccbail, shapely ?, 241a54 . fa iomdhaigh n-imdenmaigh n-óir, Duan. F. i 26.7 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imdénta or


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imm-déni or

Forms: imdenat, imdenaiter, imdeirniter, imdentar, imandene, imdéntai, immdernad, imdernta, imdénam

v indic. pres. pl. 3 imdenat, Laws ii 326.13 . pass. pl. imdenaiter, perfective imdeirniter, O'Curry 467 (< H 3.18, p. 246 ). imper. s. pass. imdentar, TBC-LL¹ 1611. subj. pres. s. 3 imandene, Laws ii 328.9 . pret. pass. pl. imdéntai, TBC-I¹ 31. perf. pass. s. immdernad, Trip.² 816. pl. imdernta, Fianaig. 14 § 34.

(a) adorns, embroiders: indar latt ropa di partaing imdéntai a beóil, TBC-I¹ 31. [crocann] immdernad di ór ocus findruine, Trip.² 816. cetheora ochtga ... immdernide de chrédumu uili, TBFr. 80. ferbolc ... de ór imdernta a béuil `the bag ... its rim is embroidered with gold,' Fianaig. 14 § 34.

(b) Fig. changes, perverts: fiadnaisi cach ecuind riasiu imdenaiter a beoil .i. mac gin fogaethad, O'Curry 2079 - 80 (< H 4.22, p. 68 ).

(c) In legal sense, makes good, restores, make reparation for? : imdentar leis do neoch ro milled d'Utaib co ro ichtar friss, TBC-LL¹ 1611. imdenta (leg. imdentar, Ed.) latt an romilled d'Ultaib, 1621 .

(d) proves, furnishes proof concerning: imdenat fiadain inrice atcondarcatar in tan ro ratha, Laws ii 326.13 . nach flaith be sofoltach isi imandene feib a set do neoch nad bi dearb la fiadna, 328.9 , glossed: .i. ise do ni imdenum a set fo febtaid `it is he who proves his `seds' as to their goodness,' ib. 14 Comm. o imdeirniter foru sum a n-asta[d] frisin cinel, O'Curry 467 (< H 3.18, p. 246 ). imdénat som la fethla `they prove with relics (?),' O'Dav. 899. imdenait féich fóirithne ó gach dernaind deragar `debts (in this case compensation for things stolen or taken in error) must be proven by him that loses the article,' O'Gr. Cat. 99.7.

(e) ` decides, judges '? (Plummer MS. notes): mas da gnimh uil aicce is letheneclann da tigerna ┐ cu umdenait na coimithigh ar son naithghena, O'D. 2449 (< Rawl. B 506, fo. 61a ). Vn. imdénam .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imm-toing or

Forms: imtoing, im[m]athuing, im[m]athoing, imtongar, imtongat, imtosar, imthach

v indic. pres. s. 3 imtoing, Críth G. 24. rel. im[m]athuing, 23 . im[m]athoing, 38 . pass. imtongar, O'Curry 2498 (< Eg. 88, fo. 40 (41)c ). p. 3 imtongat, O'Curry 2025 (< H 4.22, p. 52 ). pres. subj. s. pass. imtosar, O'Curry 508 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ).

`swears about, around' (refers to the compurgatory oath in litigation taken by a specified number of `oath-helpers' in support of one or other of the parties to the suit,' Críth G. p. 99 ) : imtoin[g] colpdaig `he swears up to the value of a yearling calf,' Críth G. 42. fer midboth im[m]athuing smachtu, imtoing ó (t)ṡnáthait co dairt, 23 . lóg a enech, is ed im[m]atuing ┐ téit fora naidm, 128 . im-tongad uill tlachta, glossed : is eim-toingit na uasail for in lucht ditnit .i. a cele, Laws v 440.22 , 442.7 Comm. = O'Dav. 1512 where translated `nobles swear by defences.' acht imtongar .i. ... iar tabairt in luigi do, O'Curry 737 (< H 3.18, p. 353a ). imtongar andsin ó gradaib ecalsa for gradaib tuaithe .i. imdénam a sét for a memru, O'D. 1640 (< H 5.15, p. 18b ). imtosar .i. maine thosar is dire gaite fair, O'Curry 508 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ). subj. pres. s. 3 (or of imm-toich (?), q.v.) is ann sin ata forreth arra anarra acht imtó cach a dinnlimhe, Laws iii 152.24 Comm. (The passages refer to cases where a certain article has been pledged or promised and when the time of payment comes the promiser cannot hand over that article, and Plummer MS. notes translates `? let everyone plead his fraud (i.e. that he has been defrauded, i.e. anyone may bring an action for fraud'). Vn. imthach.

3 in-,

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 in-, or
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Forms: in-, in-, in-, in-, ínnair, hinarmaighe, incathe, h-ion-Con-cculaind, hingallru, inrigh

in adjectival formation. Adjj. are formed by composition of the particle in- (which Pedersen Vgl. Gr. § 358 (f) regards as probably an intensive prefix but see Ériu xx 83 ) with (a) a substantive (the term ionshamhlughadh is applied to this type of adj. in IGT Introd. 33 § 151 , § 152 ) or vn. or (b) a participle in -t(a)e, -th(a)e. These adjectives are indeclinable and those in group (a) have the meaning capable of, fit for, proper for, worthy of (the action, thing or person expressed by the substantive): with the vn. the sense is usually passive: ` fit to be ....' If formed with the part. they have nearly always the force of the Lat. gerundive.

in- lenited the following initial, but in some later examples sh- is replaced by ts-.

(a): [Where the substantive compounded with in- was an o-stem, the resulting adj. was an i- stem. Hence it came to be considered that these adjj. were formed with the gs. of the subst., and many of the later exx. consist of in-+g s. of a subst. See GOI § 345 ]. ¤accra capable of being claimed: imḟorcraid ro b'ināirme na cindedh comloinn ro b'inagra, MR 268.19 . ¤aicde ` capable of acting as surety ' (Plummer MS. notes): frisin raith innaicde, O'Curry 67 (< H 3.18, p. 24b ). ¤affrinn fit to offer Mass; suitable for the offering of Mass: nír inaiffrind in altóir i nfécmais in tréidhe sin, SG 31.11 . an sacart do-chī an aisling sin nī h-in-aifrinn hé, De Contemptu 986. ¤áig capable of giving battle: in nech ba hionáigh gan oil, Duan. F. i 6.12 . ¤aignis able to argue: dá bhrígh sin nach rabhas ionaighnis risna taoiseachaibh so, Maguires of F. § 56. ¤ainmmnigthe fit to be named: is úaitsi is ionainmnighthe í, ar Ronán, Ériu v 94.4 . ¤air fit for ploughing: As subst. itir ḟidh ocus fer ocus ínnair , Laws iv 146.1 Comm. indair .i. in t-ar derg no in gort, ut est itir fér ┐ ith ┐ indair ` arable land ,' O'Dav. 1120. seacht seisrecha leis for indair, Anecd. i 1.8 . ¤airm capable of bearing arms: a fir i.¤ athramail aín. IT iii 80.27 . do hoileadh Lúgh Lamhfada go beith ionairm dó, Keat. i 220.17 . ¤áirme, later also ¤áirim worthy of being recounted or mentioned: ni hionairme tu itir deglaochaib, TBC-LL¹ p. 241 n. 5 . an tres itche as ionáirme, BNnÉ i 224.37 . imḟorcraid ro b'inairme `any advantage worth mentioning,' MR 268.19 . is roim thigerna do gairm dhe as mo do rinne se do na gnimhaibh bad ináirmhe dhúin, L. Chl. S. § 46 . gonar fhagaibhsiat ní is ionaireamh da leabhruibh innte, MS. Mat. 551.41 . nír bhó hionairimh a n-échta, AFM vi 1936.11 . cás oinigh ni hionáirimh | go bás t'oidhir d'fholáirimh, Aithd. D. 60 § 33. ¤aistir fit to travel, capable of walking: atai-si anbann, ┐ ní hinaistir tú budesta, ZCP vi 98.30 . ona baí ionaisttir leó an t-árach ina mbertaoi a chorp ... do dhenamh dho `as he was not able to march with them, to make for him the bier ...,' AFM iii 364.x . lé ndéantar othar don anam, ┐ lé gcuirthear ... ó bheith ionaistir i slighe na haithrighe é, TSh. 10460. As epithet of a messenger: dochuir C. a echlacha ... .i. Tairec Turusach ┐ Berraidhi Inasdair, RC xliii 14 § 8. ¤aithne capable of being recognised or acknowledged: nach tiobhairthe acht dod thogha | ionaithne na hasgadha `one sees that such gifts would not have been given thee except to mark thee out,' Aithd. D. 37 § 14. ¤aitire capable of acting as a surety: ni hinaitire ┐ ni hinraith, O'Curry 509 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ). ¤aitreba fit to be inhabited: ro láinbrisedh lais iatt conar bhó hionaittreabha inntibh (of castles that were demolished), AFM v 1386.12 . ¤allcaille ` fit for a ghost ' : aghaid glasban inalcaille le, CCath. 4023. ¤altena fit for (use as) a razor: ro thogaibh F. in luirg imremair athgeir inaltena, Stair Erc. 290. ¤amuis fit for military service: oclaech alaind inamhuis, D IV 2, 79ra24 . ? ¤áraig liable to be bound ? liable to give a pledge or guarantee ? : inarag .i. bith arag tar a cend ar na tarlaici a cinaidh for nech, O'Curry 467 (< H 3.18, p. 246 ). ¤ármaige `fit for a battle-field' : adv. co hinarmaighe (of a corpse) CCath. 4189. ¤baindse fit for a wedding-feast: flegha fuain .i. inbotha .i. inbainnsi .i. edach nuachuir, O'Curry 2067 (< H 4.22, p. 67 ). ¤béime capable of being censured, blame-worthy: má tá nidh inbhéime ann, gabhadh gach léaghthóir mo leithsgeul, Eochairsg. 17.34 . níorbh inbhéime an breitheamhnas tuaithe `the native law of the land should not be censured,' Keat. i 70.7 . ¤béla fit for the axe: etham frichnamha : tir inbela som (i.e. uncleared land), Laws iv 276.15 . ¤bésa customary: it hesidi at inbésa gl. quae ... fieri moris est, Ml. 45dr . is dusuidib ba inbesa gl. quibus moris erat, 31d12 . ¤bethe capable of being, fit to be: nabud inbethe iar n-aicniud (sic leg.) for oin `that it could not be by nature ...,' Laws i 156.16 Comm. co mbat ingnīma fri guin duine ┐ co mbat inbuithi fri tūaith `until they take their place in the tribe,' Cáin Ad. § 34. dibell .i. ní inbuithi in bello (sic leg.), O'Mulc. 311. ¤bíd fit for food ? : miach cruithnechta cruaid inbid, Laws ii 250.x . ¤boga like a bow: rella iongnáth ... ┐ crom stuagh urcrom ionbhogha eiste `a curved bow-like tail,' AFM v 1700.10 . ¤bruigne capable of taking part in a conflict: ógbhaidh fheardha ion-bhruighne `good in fight,' Content. xxix 26. ¤búana fit to be reaped: abaidh inbuana a tosach na ced mís d'foghmar, BCC 70.14 .


(a) eatable, proper to be eaten: connach inchathmi do neoch ní cen shaethar, LL 285b43 . atā fleadh urlamh ionc[h]aithfe agum dhuit, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1607. biadh daingean ioncaithmhe, Eochairsg. 69.9 . Fig. ... thruailligheas an eagna dhiadha ó bheith ionchaithmhe, TSh. 8982.

(b) capable of being cast: a n-airm eadtroma ion-chaithmhe, Atlantis iv 196.3 .


(a) able to fight: is truagh lium méd an eigin a fuiled fir Eirenn ┐ gan mo beith féin inchatha leo, CF 400. ? As subst. : innus guma ferrde h'incathe `so that thou shalt be the better fitted to fight,' RC xix 32.y . ? To this,

(b) worth fighting for ? : madh incaithe crich .i. cathaige tar cend na criche, O'Curry 1988 (< H 4.22, p. 24 ).

¤chéile marriageable: iar mbeith inchéile agus ionchuinge dhó, ITS x 78.3 . ¤chennaig worthy to be bought ? : do ghrádh d'fithcheallaibh ní ḟuil | far b'inchendaigh clár cumdoigh, IGT Decl. ex. 524. ¤chinaid capable of (committing) an offence ? responsible ? : ar na bi nach soer fri tairmt[h]egd in domnaig ... di neuch bes incinaid, Anecd. iii 25.20 . ¤choganta (g. of congnad late form of congnam) able to help: an chuid eile d'á cloind do bí inchúganta, AU iii 546.4 . ¤cho[i]mge, ¤cho[i]mde worthy of protection: do chlú is ionchomhdha do Bhrian ... `it is B.'s duty to maintain thy fame,' Aithd. D. 19 § 13. ionchoimhdhe ar ndáinne mar as creidthe a gcanfaimne `my poem is to be heeded,' § 12 . ¤choisc able to restrain or resist ? : cosmail ra Ailill n-ucud ... n-inchoisc `zurückzuhaltenden (?)', TBC-LL¹ 5436. ¤choise capable of being traversed on foot: ag leanbh 'na áth ionchoise `a ford that even a child could cross,' Aithd. D. 60 § 30. ¤chomartha worthy of note: atáid trí neithe ionchomhartha do leith an bháis chorpardha, TSh. 8561. See also inchomartha subst. infra. ¤chomlainn able to fight, a match (for) : cach aen ara mbiadh sciath ar a scath, do neoch bus incomlaind, Laws i 158.4 . dáig ní hinchomlaind ┐ ní hinchomraic aithle chomraic Ḟir diad, TBC-LL¹ 5717. secht fichit laech ┐ secht fichit fer incomlaind (read n-in- ...) `seven score ordinary fighting men,' IT ii2 196.3 . ni rabi ... fer bad incomlaind do, Cog. 174.17 . ní hincomhluind tú fein rium-sa, ZCP vi 36.11 . dá dtig an t-aithrigheach do bheith láidir ionchomhlainn ris na holcaibh, TSh. 8944. ¤chommoídme worthy of being boasted of: cindedh comloinn ... rob incommaidmhe ... ar a ceile, MR 268.19 . ¤chommórtais comparable: re rígh Bréifne ní hionchomortais gl. re rígh B. ní measdae, Hard. ii 300.2 . ní raibh Leath Modha ionchommórtuis rinne, PCT 510. i ngeár-eolas na gCumas Neimhionchomórtas `the Incomparable Powers,' ITS x 78.1 . ¤chomparáite comparable: nach fuil cuingill inmesta [ná in-compráiti] itir an dorcadus ┐ an solus, De Contemptu 1276.


(a) capable of giving combat, a match (for) : ní hinchomlaind ┐ ní hinchomraic aithle chomraic Ḟir diad, TBC-LL¹ 5717. ní hincomraic leanamh tri mbliadan déc, CF 404. ni hincomrac (read ¤raic) sluaigh na sochraiti ris re mét a nirt, ZCP vi 294.5 . nach incomruicc aenduine da nertmairecht risna righnuibh sin, Stair Erc. 1121. re tréithibh an té se ní hionchomhruic | céimionnas aonduine is fios domhsa `worthy to be pitted against,' Ó Bruad. ii 200.5 .

(b) fit to mate with, marriageable: co llín n-ingen n-aurlam n-inchomraic, LU 8714.

¤chomtha fit to be together with: Muirn Mheic Liag ... | níorbh ionchomtha í as m'anáir `is not fit to set beside,' TD 14 § 29. ¤Chon-Chulainn comparable with Cc.: adv. cuairt oirir co h-ion-Con-cculaind , ZCP ii 341.18 . Aodh go hionChon na hEamhna '[defending the province] as well as the Hound of Eamhain' DDána 320 § 30 , Ériu xx 85 . ¤chongbála proper to be kept, to be held : an duine nach tabhair an raed is intabhartha agus chonnmhas in raed is inchonnmhala, duine sanntach sin, ITS xxix 147.34 . d'eisiomlaruigh Criosd fein in tslighi so do bheith in-chonnmhala o bhreithir agus o ghniomh, 213.6 . ¤chosnaim able to defend: ro gabhsat na Goill ... acc denamh daingean-mhúr criadh ... co mbatar ionchosnaimh fri biodhbadhaibh `in a state to hold out against enemies,' AFM vi 2192.8 . ¤chotrebe to be dwelt (in) : adeir Galenus ... nach incaitreaba a comarsanacht na ndaine a n-a mbiad na galra gabaltacha, RC xlix 54.5 . ¤chreca capable of being sold, liable to be sold ? : ma ruca in flaith gubreth forin ceile is increca a riar de his tribute is liable to be sold as a result of it?, O'D. 519 (< H 3.17, col. 421 ). ¤chuinge fit for the yoke, marriageable: iar mbeith inchéile agus ionchuinge dhó, ITS x 78.3 . ¤chuir, ¤chora to be put, proper to be put, comparable: do cuiredh úair nárbh inchuir | cuiredh úaib ar Érendchaib, IGT Decl. ex. 711. geall cháigh 'na ucht dob ionchuir, TD 10 § 3. m'each iomchuir ... | do b'ionchuir srian dá seoladh, Studies 1933, 406 § 1 . úir budh ionchuir 'na haghaidh comparable with her, DDána 100 § 7. rob ionchuir é, ceann a cceann, | is inghean airdrīgh Éireand, KMMisc. 356 § 6. measaidh an Tighearna gurab ionchuir idir lucht an tsaidhbhris diommolta é =inter divites reprobos eum reputet Dominus, TSh. 9993. measaim ... gurab ionchuir ó theist é `I consider he should be rejected as a witness,' Keat. i 34.53 . aoibhneas ris nach ionchora, DDána 37 § 27. do chlann ní hionchora ón eire, 26 § 17. ¤Chuirc fit to be compared with Corc: ionChuirc do chuairt go Caiseal, 74 § 10. ¤chummannta fit to join a company (of warriors), able to fight: ni roibhi ... Eirristinech incumannta nach roibhi aran aensluagh-sin, ZCP vi 61.5 . ¤dála proper, peculiar (cf. is dáil do na mnáibh éadáil do dhéanamh da gach ionnmhus, Keat. ii 5323 ) : dob indala da gruaidh ghil | buaidh na hiomana an uairsin, ZCP ii 343.z . ¤dána `giftworthy' : an t-óglách óg iondána, TD 20 § 22. ¤degduine courteous, gallant: ri rob feli ┐ rob i.¤ tanicc d'feraib Erenn riam, Ann. Conn. 1230 § 9. na hairbheda órarmacha ... uasalbeoda indeghdáine (description of troops), Caithr. Thoirdh. 41.11 . ¤dénma, ¤dénaim capable of being made, (proper) to be made, capable of performing: mac bundsaidi ... mac da n-indenma no da n-indiubraic[th]i bundsach e a child by whom a rod can be made or hurled, O'Curry 559 (< H 3.18, p. 277 ). beag nach táinig mo théarma | a oirchill dob indéanmha preparation should have been made for it, Dán Dé v 1. ó tá ar n-agra indéinimh `for my suit is a fitting one,' Content. xxix 1. rún ní hindéanaimh orra it is not fitting to be secretive about them, DDána 55 § 2. flaith indéanaimh fhearachta an Iollánaigh, 83 § 19. ? To this : faghail ar ó bhfind Áonghasa | tre fholaidh nírb inndénmhasa, IGT Decl. ex. 858. ¤dermait to be forgotten, forgettable: goin th'ochta ní hindearmaid, DDána 52 § 36. mar dobínn 'ga gruaidh gelbuilc | docím úaim nach indermaid, Prolegomena 45 § 24. ¤Díarmata: fear é as inDiarmada Mhóir, DDána 299 § 29 . ¤dilg resembling a pin ? : indilg .i. cosmail fri delg ar amansi, O'Curry 811 (< H 3.18, p. 375a ). ¤dochonáig unlucky, unfortunate: is indoconáigh do rala dh' Ua Edhra sin, síth do dhénamh iarna arguin `this thing was unfortunate for O'H. ...,' ALC i 278.8 = Ann. Conn. 1225 § 12. ¤dola, ¤dula (proper) to be gone, able to go, traversable: ni hinndula daibhsi annsud, IT ii2 126.122 . ní hiondula uathadh sluaigh a ccath, CRR² § 23. asbertadar nár bó inndola isin tech, SG 319.16 . rolai Cir foirenn dia muntir dia ḟis nar indula doib in sruth, BB 7a23 . a fhearg ní háth iondula, DDána 100 § 30. an mhéid atá iondula amach do dhénamh cogaidh, Numbers i 3. ¤échta fit to perform feats, fit for military service: ro marbad cech óen ba inechta dia muntir, IT iii 516.745 . do mhnaibh ┐ do dhaoinibh nar bho hinechta itir, AFM iii 466.19 . ni therno duine inéchta dona v cathaib .xx. it, D IV 2, 77vb3 . ¤echthres suitable for horse-contests ? : ineachthreas .i. áonach, O'Cl. ¤ecna capable of wisdom: do cuiredh dá oileamhuin é gan beth ineagna dhó, RC xxxviii 134.4 . ¤éicin necessary: is inéigin sgéla d'fhiarfaighidh don othur opus etiam aegrotum ... inquiri, O'Gr. Cat. 282.3. ¤engnama capable of valiant deeds: ailebthair lim-sa go rop inengnama (of a whelp), TBC-LL¹ 1049. nir inengnuma e ro hocci it was not fit for action on account of (its) youth, Cog. 186.23 . ¤érce liable to be paid (as éric) : fuil setaibh acrai inerce `a wound [inflicted] in the course of levying a payment due,' BCrólige § 63 , glossed : indat ineirce seoit o acarar `for which chattels are payable when it is levied.' ¤ethaim suitable for tillage: cidh fearann ineathaim, cidh fearann aneathaim, O'D. 2318 (< Rawl. B 506, fo. 32d ). dá fis in etem no na inethem, O'D. 1656 (< H 5.15, p. 22b ). icá séna no icá imdénam fo aicned ethaim no inethaim, ib. ¤etig to be refused: an lucht eirgeas a heaslainte ┐ iarras biadh ... nach ineitigh iad, 23 P 10³, 27b27 . ¤ḟedma fit for military service, capable of efficient action: ger b'óg e dob ionfedhma, ZCP ii 343.35 . bui do ḟot a foistine ... isin Róimh ... conár bó [infe]adhma fri frestal cocaidh `fit to act in the service of warfare,' CCath. 332. gach uile arm infheadhma, O'Gr. Cat. 510.36. o ro batar gan tighearna infedhma aca deis Gofradha, AFM iii 364.18 . fear mo mheallta | mé 'na aighidh ní hinfheadhma, Dán Dé xvi 13. ... chuireas iad ó bheith infheadhma ré foghnamh do dhéanamh ré Dia, TSh. 7243. caiptín infheadhma `an efficient captain,' Keat. i 66.20 . As subst. `service due to a chief' : do thabairt infheadma catha leat, CF 541. ¤ḟéineda fit to be a warrior: no ingabdaís in mac comad infeíneda é, RC v 199.8 . ¤ḟeithme capable of watching over: lucht infheithmhe m'eoil `guides for my path,' Aithd. D. 52 § 18. ¤ḟíadnaise ` capable of giving valid evidence' : ní hinḟíadnaisi acht fri cach súaill re secht mblíadna[ib] .x., Críth G. 35. secht mbliadna .x. ais intan is infiadnaise im chur ┐ im cunnrad, ┐ a oct fichit a ais intan is infiadnaise im ruthrad ┐ im ferann, O'Curry 646 (< H 3.18, p. 311 ). fer bus infiadnaise, Laws iv 10.26 Comm. ¤ḟiled (?) fit for a poet: dúa infiliu, Ériu lix 126 § 8 . ¤ḟir marriageable: inghean Éadaoine ... ón uair rob' infhir, Aithd. D. 11 § 2. bean inḟir ... ┐ na mná inḟir, IGT Decl. § 135. infhir, IGT Introd. 33.4 . infhear, 5 . See also inir. ¤ḟlatha fit for a prince: secht nairm nilatha nō ninflatha, TBC-I¹ 2551. .uiii. n-airm n-indflatha, LU 6485. fuidell innḟlatha di cid dam co ti[n]ni, RC xxii 394.2 . go ngnuis aghaidh chaoín ionfhlatha ` chief-becoming ,' AFM vi 2236.4 . ¤ḟoglada fit for an outlaw: `is inḟoglaga in chuid sin' ar Fergus `Is fīr ōn, is cuid foglada acumsa' for C., TBC-I¹ 2353. ¤ḟolaig : ní budh ionḟolaigh air féin `anything which would be fitting to hide from him,' TD 17 § 62. ¤ḟorais fit to be a cattle-pound : o croaib inforais .i. o liasaib laegh; cidh ani inforais? .i. airm in hagedar nech in [leg. ni?] oga athgabail, CIH iii 887.20 ; see inḟorais. ¤ḟorba capable of inheriting family land: athair inorba, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 150 (transltd. `father who is capable of inheriting (family land),' ZCP xxi 320.20 . is riom ro herbad a choimét comad infhorba, SG 254.2 . ní roibhi cland L. inḟorba in tan sin, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 24.y . ¤ḟuirig to be waited for, worthy to be waited for: dearbthar ... nach infuiridh reisin tart `that we should not wait for thirst,' 23 P 10³, 42b1 . fríoth fear d'óigh rer ionfhuirigh `a virgin had won a spouse worth waiting for,' Aithd. D. 60 § 44. ¤ḟulaing endurable, permissable: is infulaig iar nomaid inhuitir ` to be maintained ,' BCrólige § 58. cis n-incis o anfine, ocus cis n-infuilaing o fine `a fair rent' (? quit-rent), Laws i 158.8 Comm. an ga bulga ag Coin Chuluinn | iomarcaidh narbh ionfhuluing an insupportable advantage ?, DDána 104 § 26. l eighes d'áilliugud na mban ocus más ar son a fer fen dogentar as infulaing, O'Gr. Cat. 210.19.


(a) fit to be taken, (liable) to be taken: ma ruca in flaith gubreth ... is ingabala a biadh ┐ a comaitecht dhe, O'D. 519 (< H 3.17, col. 421 ). ni ingill, ni ingabāla acht gell n-ōir no airgait no umai `anzunehmen ist nur ein Unterpfand von Gold oder Silber,' ZCP xv 314 § 8. secht tigi ingabala `seven habitable houses,' Laws i 104.31 Comm. muna ana, bid innascda ingabala to be captured , MR 144.8 . [as] rádh fírinneach so, agus atá sé ionghabhála ris worthy of acceptance , 1 Timothy iv 9.

(b) Of a prayer, to be recited: mád ingabala a ecnairc etir, RC xv 487 § 4.

¤galair sick, diseased: nocho ndenunn seig teg n-oidedh do bochtaib, no comuirge do lucht ingalar isin eclais, Laws v 122 n. 3 . co n-accai in fer n-ingalair dia dochum ... ocus se scithech mertnech, IT i 126.8 (TE) araile fer ingalar ` quidam lang[u]ens ,' PH 4435. As subst. : liaig fri hingallru `a physician for the sick,' Ériu ii 210.4 . ¤garma fit to be named: gion go ngoirthí ... | roileag Éireann d'iath Ghailian | ... is iongharma, DDána 100 § 31. ¤gerta fit for manure: ic fochartad in ottraig ingerta (` tallowy ,' but Thurn., ZCP xvi 211.27 , translates `des Dünger-Mists'), MacCongl. 91.10 . ¤gill fit to be accepted as a pledge ; later worthy, excellent: ní hingill ní hingabhala acht gell oir no airgit, ... ar ní hingill ní cheana for nothing else is acceptable, O'D. 711 (< H 3.17, col. 519 ). inghill d'ḟuil Ḟeidhlim `the pledgeworthy of Féilim's blood,' TD 10 § 4. dlighe ... báidh ret ealathain inghill worthy of thy skill, DDána 90 § 15. ní hinghill ... leat meise ar mhaille gcéimeann, Aithd. D. 41 § 13. ¤gníma capable of (warlike) action: for maccu encu co mbat ingnīma fri guin duine `until they are capable of slaying a man,' Cáin Ad. § 34. fiallaigh ingnima `of a party fit for action,' Laws iii 60.6 Comm. bad romoch lind ra gabais armu daig ar bith nít ingnima-su beus, TBC-LL¹ 1164. cor ása in cú hisin ┐ corop ingníma, LU 5028. ionnas nách raibhe naonmhar inghníomha no inshiúbhail aca, ML 142.23 . ¤gnímraid capable of work: in tan ... nach ingnimruigh iat, Laws ii 46.9 Comm. ¤gotha worthy of censure, blameworthy: ní budh ionghotha d'ḟior `anything that would earn reproach for a man,' TD 22a § 57 . ní faícim gurub ingotha tú, RC xix 32.12 (Fier.). ¤íarrata `to be sought for' : gurab í urnaighthe bhíos tarbhach an urnaighthe do-ní an fíréan ar ní iniarrata, TSh. 4538. ni ḟuil ainm áoin-easlaint iniarrata `desiderandum ,' 23 K 42, 262.10 . ¤ibhe fit to drink: fuair sibh an slógh | ar dhigh d'ól nochar bh'in-ibhe `by the undrinkable draught ...,' Dán Dé xvi 25. fíon dob olc inibhe, Aithd. D. 78 § 17.


(a) able to pay: mac i n-ais ica aithgena ... mac inaesa insen e ┐ ní mac inica, O'Curry 557 (< H 3.18, p. 274 ).

(b) curable: mad inice .i. má innleighis é, O'D. 870 (< H 3.17, col. 623 ).

¤imbertha proper to be inflicted: robadh in-imbertha dhuit bás ar in mnaoi `it would be fitting for you to inflict death on ...,' ITS v 76.9 . ¤immarbága fit to contend with: aen ragha urrigh na hErenn ... ar agh ┐ ar fhíruaisli co narb inimarbágha nech ris, AU ii 476.25 . ¤imrama fit to row upon: túarcabsat anbtine fríu co nár bó inimrama dóib in muir, TTr.² 1940. ¤imtechta fit to set out, ready to set out ; capable of being traversed: co nábo inimthechta in magh ... la himbed na coland, 1044 . a n-arthraigibh agas a longa inimtheachta, ML 44.22 = a n-ethair urlama, ML² 648. imirce na haithrighe do bheith urlamh inimtheachta aca, TSh. 4104. ¤indraig (a wound) requiring a tent ; by transference, the person on whom such a wound has been inflicted: secht seūit cacha inindrigh, Cáin Ad. § 44. isi in deithbhir [etir] na dá ininnraidh : eirgidh ina haonar amuich ┐ amach ┐ bidh ina suide gin duine ris an ininnraidh sé sét. In ininnraidh secht sét ní bidh gin guala fri hadhart no gin duine faoí, O'D. 834 (< H 3.17, col. 595 ). telgudh fola do. Ma ri talmain na fola inindrigh crochadh in bidbadh ind, O'Curry 46 (< H 3.18, p. 17a ). in ime frisin n-inindraig `the fence [prop ?] against the bandage wound,' Ériu xii 132.25 . ¤lachta : bó i.¤ a milch-cow, a cow in milk ? : tabuir na ceithri ba so fris na sé bu déc inlachta, O'D. 246 (< H 3.17, col. 197 ). ¤láich fit for a hero, heroic: do sil Lugdach Laga inlaich, BB 232b30 . ¤láig capable of bearing a calf ? : bó innláoigh ... na ba indláoigh, IGT Decl. § 135. ¤lego curable, able to profit by the treatment of a leech: ised adbered cach liaig dīb ... nā bad beō ┐ nā bad indlego (inleghis, v.l.) itir, TBC-I¹ 2781. cach fer atdered ... ní ba hindlega, TBC-LL¹ 4280. ¤leigis curable: foclaidh liath (leg. liaig) coitchend gunat inleighis 'an impartial physician declares that he is curable', Mar. Dis. 30 § 8 . do breith gach ain budh inleighis dibh co hait a leighis, CF 974. atrubratar ... a lega friss nar indlegis itir he, LB 143a23 . is inothrais ┐ is inleigis iat, Acall. 5258. adubhradar ... nar bhó galar inleighis bai fair, O'Don. Gram. p. 274.28 (<BFerm.). ar n-othar nach indleighis, IGT Decl. ex. 1372. ¤leithscéil excusable: is ro annadh (= annamh) is inleithsgéil ainbhfhios don tsamhuil-si, Donlevy 146.9 . ¤leógain lion-like: Búrcaigh na mbeart n-inleóghain, TD 17 § 17. a dhreach inleoghain, Aithd. D. 46 § 1. ¤lesa profitable ? : nach inlesa .i. doroine a lles fadesin, O'Curry 875 (< H 3.18, p. 392b ). ? ¤lesuigthe capable of maintaining: ata soithceach inlesuighe acud (leg. acu) ┐ ni denuit in gaire `they have sufficient wealth but they do. not perform the maintenance,' Laws iii 54.23 Comm. ¤locha fit to float on a lake: gan bhád ionlocha, DDána 120 § 12. ¤lochta blame-worthy ? : inlochta fraic folach, O'Dav. 995. inlochta .i. ro airlithar foladh mna, O'Curry 464 (< H 3.18, p. 245 ). ¤lóga, ¤lúaig worthy to receive a reward: ? is lúthamail nó is ionlogha tainic an ghein ... gormrosccach ó gnlan-baistedh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35. degh-oibre ionluaigh a bhfiadhnuisi De, Parrth. Anma 114.15 . subháilcheach ┐ dubháilcheach, ionluaigh ┐ neimhionluaigh, Desiderius 15.y. ¤maídim worthy to be boasted of (see moídem) : ní hionmhaoidhimh dhí a ndéineann, TD 26 § 51. ní barr budh ionmhaoidhimh air `it is not a superfluity which should be grudged to him,' 28 § 38. dul i n-uaigh ní hionmhaoidhimh `His burial is nothing for us to congratulate ourselves on,' Aithd. D. 59 § 11. gan aéin ceim badh ionmaoidhim re a fhaghbail, AFM vi 2120.1 . ¤mara sea-worthy, fit to go to sea: ar na fagbaitis Ecceptacda trealma ionmara ... dia ttarróchtain, Leb. Gab.(i) 198.19 . urmhor fer nErend do neoch roptar ionmara díobh `such of them as were fit to go to sea,' Cog. 136.14 . na huile longa ... co mbetis ellma [inmara], CCath. 3269. ¤mesca (capable of) intoxicating: co lennaib inmescaib, LU 9048. lestra mára co ndeglind i.¤ , RC ix 478.3 . ¤molaid worthy of praise: gan rígh 'na chomhraghain sin d'airrdhibh ionmholaidh `without peer among kings for splendid traits,' Aithd. D. 76 § 6. ¤múinte teachable (?): níor bh’ionmhuinte bior dhíbh sin, Duan. F. i 29.35 . ¤núachair marriageable: do bhí ar an ordughudh sin go mbeith io[n]nuachair di, IT ii2 111.28 . go bhfaghbha th'fhear ionnuachair, DDána 97 § 6. ar mbeith ionnuachair dhi do pósadh ré hAonghus í, Keat. ii 4909. ¤óclaig (see óclach) worthy of a warrior (of a woman, marriageable, attractive (?): of a man, manly): mása inógláigh an ben pósta curab so-grádach ó cach hí `of marriageable age,' De Contemptu 672. chonnairc hi go hog aluinn ionoghlaidh, Béaloideas xiv 223.28 . In the same text, of a man: is urusa duit fear og ionoglaidh dfaghail fit to be a warrior ?, ib. 31 . Cf. is blaith inócclach iad da méte fein ` warrior-like ' (of pygmies), Maund. § 186 ; and declined: daine maithi inóglacha, § 262. ¤óenaig fit for an assembly, festive (of attire): cloidhemh ordhuirn inaonaigh ina láimh, Anecd. i 76.11 . sreath ... | d'am[h]ruibh ionáonaigh, Ériu ix 163 § 5. ar aibídibh áilne ionaonaigh an ionnracais, TSh. 6964. go dtéid drong go teach na bainse ar a rabhadar earraidh ion-aonaigh vestis nuptialis, Eochairsg. 128.6 . ¤óla drinkable, ready to be drunk: i ngaineam thirímm cen usce ind itir bud inóla, Alex. 643 = indola, BB 494a23 . fledh aige ar na hullmugadh | ... do bi an taim-sin ionola, ZCP ii 344.2 . ¤othrais curable, able to benefit from medical treatment: dech let in ba hinothrais iat nó in ba hinleighis, Acall. 5256. is inothrais ┐ is inleigis iat mád maith mo luag leighis-sea, 5258 . ¤pháirte capable of making an alliance: ceadh 'ma badh ionpháirte inn | is fear mh' iomcháinte ar th' uillinn, DDána 101 § 20. ¤phósta capable of marrying: ní fuilim inposta aniugh, uair atá aingcis tromgalair ar mbualadh orum, ZCP vi 63.1 . ¤radairc visible: don ḟirmamhaint do-ní neimh | nach inradhairc í d'ḟáidhibh, IGT Decl. ex. 657. ¤ráid, ¤ráda fit to be mentioned, proper to be said, noteworthy: cearc Bhoirche ... | gér chúis iomráidh a hainm sin | ní gairm ionráidh mar aisgidh, Studies 1921, 257 § 3 . an té [as] ainm nach ionráidh (of Satan), A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 4. is ria as ionrádha airdrí, DDána 55 § 9. an focal budh fhearr ionrádha, PBocht 6 § 34. ní lóir-ghníomh is ionráidh ris, acht lórfhulang, TSh. 4912. urnaighthe as ionráidh le togbhail an chuirp naomhtha, Parrth. Anma 328.3 . ¤ráith ` capable of undertaking suretyship': húare ... nád n-inráith friu ... ar lagait a ḟolaid, Críth G. 130. ni hinaitire ┐ ni hinraith, O'Curry 509 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ). sai inraith etym. gl. on sruith, O'D. 1552 (< H 5.15, p. 1a ). ¤retha fit to run: go dtig ... nach bí inreatha i rian na haithrighe, TSh. 10442. ¤ríg kingly, fit for a king: gémad innrígh a oinech, Acall. 222. ni hinríogh an té thoghas `not kingly is he who resolves thus,' TD 20 § 3. As adv.: is inrigh doronadh in fobairt sin, CCath. 3514. ¤ríge fit for kingship, eligible for kingship: ní táinic Tórna ... co Temraig ... corbo inríge in mac, SG 327.12 . nirb' inrighae Nuadoo iar mbeim a laime de, RC xii 60 § 14. ¤ríme worthy to be calculated: corradh mór ar thrí mhíle | ríomhthar tria réim inrímhe `are counted in the worthy records,' Content. xv 70. ¤ronna fit to be divided: eighriocht í nach ionronna `an inheritance unfit for division,' TD 24 § 38. ¤rúin fit to be trusted: ionrúin mé, ní misde dhuid `I am worthy of trust, thou art in no danger,' 40 § 8 . duine éadmhar ní hionrúin, Dánta Gr. 39.4 . ¤scene like a knife ?: insgeine, insgean, IGT Introd. p. 33 , 25 - 26 . ¤scuir fit for separating, to be separated: faithe inscuir a plain fit for unyoking horses ?, Laws ii 116.14 Comm. faithcle insguir inuithir `a green of separation for the sick,' 12.19 . daoibh ót uabhar dob' ionsguir you must part with your pride, DDána 56 § 13. ¤sgagaid fit to be strained ?: do thionnsgnaduir cradh dá chionn | sul rabh lionn insgaguidh ann, IGT Decl. ex. 1279. ¤shelga capable of hunting: ro forbair in mac ... cur ba hinselga e, RC v 199.9 . ¤shíl suitable for seed ?, favourable to growth ?: drúcht inshíl an fhóid iodhain, Aithd. D. 7 § 39. ¤shítha worthy of peace, able to be reconciled: o nach insitha m'oti-si ┐ Ruaidri reroili, Ann. Conn. 1315 § 8. dá [n-infhíocha] Dia gach duine | cia as inshíotha acht Muire amháin `who merits peace ... ?,' Dán Dé x 31. ¤shiubail able to walk: eirigh-si ... co Ráith Deiscirt ... oir ní inṡiubhail mhisi, Imr. Brain 66.26 . anaitt athaidh and sin ag Conall nō gurbhó hinsiubal é (C. had been wounded), ZCP xiv 252.16 . da bris craidhi na heigsi ... co nach insibail `cannot progress,' AU ii 488.11 . ro bai manach dibh ┐ galar cos fair ┐ docuaidh i ccosaibh in righ, ┐ ba hinsiubail siumh fein, BNnÉ 298 § 38. ¤shlúagaid able to fight, fit for military service: gach nech dob innsluagad (leg. -aid ?) dá raibh isin tír, ALC ii 244.2 . do rala teidhm tinneasa ┐ gabhadh ger eassláinte dó ... co nár bo hiontsluaighidh an tan sin hé, AFM vi 2234.9 . ní hionshluaghaidh séad mar sain `not to be carried on hosting' (of a drinking cup), Aithd. D. 9 § 16. ¤shluind significant, worth mentioning: insluind cach ran `mentionable is every splendid one,' O'Dav. 1350. ¤shnadma fit to be bound: síoth gémadh ionṡnadhma ann `even though it be possible to make peace about it,' TD 23 § 1. ¤shnáma fit for swimming in: ní dligther snámh do mhúnadh dhóibh muna raibhe uisce inshnamhadh a comhfochruibe dia n-aitibh, Laws ii 156.10 Comm. uisci inshnámha ..., 158.4 Comm. ¤shóid able to bring happiness or good fortune: terc nach inshóidh do'n fhedhain `a scant one of the force but is adapted to secure a good event,' O'Gr. Cat. 502.19. ¤shómpla fit to be an example: an úaimh re mbí ad bharánta | sí ar n-úair as ionshómpla, IGT Decl. ex. 124. ¤tachair capable of engaging in combat with: terc aonfer a intachair, Caithr. Thoirdh. 131.24 . ¤tadaill able to come: ní deoraidh mise i Manainn | mé eiste ní hiontadhaill, Aithd. D. 23 § 1. ¤táeba, ¤táebaid, ¤táib worthy of trust: ní hintaebha na daine coimhigche, ZCP vi 289.z . tiocfaid na síona saobha | nach budh haimsear iontaobha, PBocht 25 § 7. ní hiontaobhaidh glóir Gaoidheal (: mbliochtchraobhaigh), DDána 118 § 26. an dream do-bheir faill 'na gcáirdibh ... nach iontaobha iad, TSh. 4624. rún truagh ó nar bh'iontaoibh iad `dread was their purpose, making them dangerous,' Aithd. D. 97 § 24. ¤taisfenta worthy to be expounded: in neoch ba hintaisfenta leis (of knowledge), O'Curry 896 (< H 3.18, p. 399 ). ¤techta, ¤tochta capable of going, to be gone, (fit) to be traversed: bid indtechta tria críathar n-átha bar mbrúar, BDD² 1294. bá intechta a himmelchrícaib in domain dia taidbriud, LL 234b13 . masadt idan-su ... is amlaid is intochta daid isin log, BB 496b32 . is relta inchoisc eolais moir ... Is intochta le we must go with it, Aen. 605. ní ba hintechta ... ar terci usci, BB 496b9 . ¤tinn capable of severity ?, capable of giving battle ? (see 2 tend): nochan in-tinn mé rem mian | dom inntinn is sé do sdiúr `I am not vigorous,' Dán Dé xxiii 31. ¤tnúith able to emulate, to be desired, worthy to be loved: ní bhíodh ag sgaoileadh an sgrioptúir | aoinfhear dhíobh rer bh'ionntnúidh é `aonduine do féadfaí do chur i gcomparáid leis,' DDána 59 § 21. móid re t'oireacht ní hiontnúith `nobody desires to conspire against your people,' RC xlix 173 § 29. [dál] an scrioptúir ó Dhia dhún | cia nach iontnúidh res an eol who does not desire knowledge ?, DDána 3 § 2. do ghlór an sgrioptúir an sgéal | mór as iontnúidh a n-aibéar `pleasant is the tale,' Dán Dé v 22. Moire as iontnúidh d'fhior `Mary who deserves man's love,' A. Ó Dálaigh xlix 3. ¤toga acceptable: duan molta intoga ic Dia, Lib. Hymn. i 193.6 . permissable ?: do b'iontogha olc na bhfear | um ghort lionntana Laighean `do b'fhiu an tír sin gach rud dar fhuilngeadar ar a son,' DDána 117 § 5. ¤toidechta, ¤taidechta worth coming: gurb intoidechta d'ḟeraib Erenn ... fo dhaighin ... fogluma it was worth their coming to learn, MR 266.z . rop intaidhechta ... do shluagh Fodhla, 312.13 . ¤toile desirable: na nógánachaibh iontoile, Ezekiel xxiii 12. ¤tomais able to weigh: ní h-in-tómais an mead `the scales is not fit for measuring,' De Contemptu 1267. ¤troda fit to contend: iar na tuiccsin dó na baoí introda frisan ngasraidh ..., AFM vi 2078.20 . ¤túir worthy to be sought after: sgéal é ónab iontúir neamh a tale which shows heaven to be worth seeking after, DDána 37 § 5. ¤turuis fit for a journey: ní bhíd ionturuis ré triall i raon na haithrighe go neamh, TSh. 9385.

(b): ¤accartha to be sued for: cella oc na hinagurta d'oirchinnechaib eneclunn ┐ ce agruit, nocho dir, Laws v 128 n. 1 . ¤áigthe to be feared: in cath cruadh inaigte, CCath. 3623. ¤áirimthe fit to be reckoned, considerable: anté ... léiges de aithfrend nó cuid bhús ionáirimthe d'aithfreann déisdeacht lá saoire ..., Ó Héodhusa 162.3. ¤anta to be waited: gearr dá éis budh ionanta `not long may I abide after him,' Studies 1924, 87 § 14 . ¤attrebtha later ¤áittreibthe habitable: mád ind Assia bec nirbó inatrebtha ule ... la drochthuth na fola, TTr.² 1047. annsa chuid ionáitreibhthe da thalamh, Proverbs viii 31. ¤beite proper to be: ní hinbheithte dá ghruaidh ghloin | 'na aon i n-aghaidh phobuil, DDána 75 § 16. ¤benta (di) to be taken: inbheanta dhíom a ndlighthior `I must make those amends,' Aithd. D. 34 § 4. ¤brethnaigthe to be considered: as iad so na halluis as inbreathnuighthe do theacht chum slainte sudores saluberrimi censentur, 23 K 42, 197 .z. atáid neithe examhla inbhreathnuighthe isin bfual, 134.7 . ¤buailte able to fight: dá mbeith féin ionbhuailte ré Bhrian, Keat. iii 3987. ¤cháinte to be disparaged: ní hioncháinte an chrích co huilidhe ar a son, i 58.53 . ¤chairigthe to be censured: fil secht n-innerghe ... incáirighte, Laws iii 64.24 Comm. ¤chathaigthe fit to give battle: ro fhás a mbrigh ... gurbh ionchathaighthe gach aoin fhear, Cog. 216.15 . nocha n-ionchaighthe (leg. ionchathaighthe) sinne ar ndís, thusa ┐ do dhá láimh agad ┐ misi ar lethláimh, Comp. CC 131.26 . ¤chertaigthe to be corrected: cidhbé certaíghes é féin ní fuil sé incertaighthe o neoch eile gl. qui seipsum corrigit non est corrigendus, O'D. 847 (< H 3.17, col. 603 ). ¤chintaigthe blameworthy: as inchiontuighthe an tí do ní iad so dá dheoin féin gan riachtanus ... dá choimhéigniughadh, Desiderius 2606 . ¤choiscthe to be checked: tuig da d[t]isi ... a tosach na haicsisi nach incoisge (leg. incoisgthe ?) hi (of vomiting), 23 P 10³, 14b19 . ¤chomardaigthe equally to be esteemed ?: ar mhírbhuilibh inchomhardhaighthe eile `other worthy miracles,' O'Gr. Cat. 36 § 15. ¤chométa to be observed, to be kept: is iad ... riaghlacha is ionchoiméadta re scríobhadh stáire, Keat. i 56.28 . an ród díreach is ionchoimhéadta ré triall ar neamh, TSh. p. 304. ¤chommesta to be compared: ni hionchoimhmeasta ría íad, Proverbs viii 11. ¤chreite credible, trustworthy: ní hinchreti d'ánradaib sretha siabairthi ... saeb-forcetail na sean-druad, MR 190.2 . ní cosmhail go madh inchreidte ó leabhraibh nó ó eólchaib, ML 28.22 . ma's increitti da gheinemhain as increitti da bas ┐ da eiseirghi, ITS xix 58.21 . ní fhuil ... fiadhnaise inchreidte ar na neithibh seo againn, Keat. i 10.39 . credendum est `is inchreitte,' TSh. 4971. ¤chúartaigthe to be visited: an chathair ionchúartuighthe, Jeremiah vi 6. ¤chuirthe to be put: as ionchuirthe a n-ionguntas it is to be wondered at, BNnÉ 156.10 . ¤chumannta ?: ni roibhi ... Eirristinech incumannta nach roibhi aran aensluagh-sin ` capable of fighting ,' ZCP vi 61.5 . ¤damnaigthe to be condemned: go bhfuil obair na bhfiren iondamnaighte, Luc. Fid. 309.7 . ¤dénta to be done, fit to be done: doberait-sium aithis do Dia oc ainmniugud a ball for leith, mar nach indénta as ought not to be done, PH 7326. don túaruscbail fúarusa ... aran tír so ní hindénta comnaidhi innti `it is not fit to be inhabited,' Maund. 114. ro fiarfaigh ... crét do badh indénta frisan mac, BNnÉ 40.7 . is eadh budh indéanta dona daoinibh, iad féin d'ollmhughadh, TSh. 2651. as iondéunta gan féoil d'ithe na fíon d'ibhe, Romans xiv 21. ¤dergaigthe fit for the spreading of a couch in: ba he dlús a n-iomaircc gomadh indherghoighthe do rígh nó do rioghoin ar lár an atha da n-éis, ZCP x 293.y . imdaid indluigthe indergithi do ríg nó rígain, Manners and Customs iii 450.5 . ¤diommolta to be blamed: an tí chuireas cruinniughadh ... air (viz. on riches) ... atá indiommolta go mór, TSh. 10055. ¤diubraicthe fit to be cast, capable of being cast: cia aes in mac in aired is ainm do ... giall ... mac bundsaidi indside mac da n-inddenma, no da n-indiubraici bundsach e insen, O'Curry 559 (< H 3.18, p. 277 ). an tan batar a n-iodhnadha áigh urlamh indiubraicthe, AFM iv 1214.17 . ¤dlomtha proclaimable : rom dlomsat nīrb indlomhthai 'they gave notice to me, it should not have been done', Ériu lix 126 § 8 ​. ¤dóertha (or perhaps under (a) fit to be enslaved: rodairait cach oen rob indairtha, Cog. 80.4 . ¤dolta to be gone: nīrb iondolta ann (of Hell), ZCP xii 381.26 . nírbh iondolta don ród ríogh `we should not have left the royal road,' Aithd. D. 84 § 30. ¤ecclaigthe to be feared: is ineagluighthe dhuit guais na slighe atá romhat, TSh. 7760. ... is ionghuighthi dona hainglibh ┐ is in-eagluighthi dona tighearnaibh, ITS xxix 177.19 . Compar. ní ... is ineagluighthe ioná an bás, TSh. 1058. ¤ḟaomtha to be consented to: do fhaomh é is nír ionfhaomhtha `he gave his consent—it should never have been given,' Aithd. D. 94 § 5. ¤ḟéchta worthy to be looked at: ní hé gurb infhéachta ar ndreach, Dánta Gr. 16.7 . ¤ḟiafraigthe to be asked: as infhiafraighthi annso cred fár ..., ITS xix 80.13 . ¤gabtha to be accepted, acceptable: ni hingill ni hingabtha acht geall oir no airgid, O'Curry 723 (< H 3.18, p. 347 ). gach ród nach iongabhtha d'fhior to be taken , Dán Dé vi 2. go bhfuil an fhaoisidin ionghabhtha éigeantach, O'Gr. Cat. 39.4. ní hiongabhtha arán na heagna bréige uatha do bhríogh laibhín Lúitéir, TSh. 8980. gach nidh ... do bheith ionghabhtha do láthair Dé acceptable , Eochairsg. 53.23 . níor bh'ionghabhtha a theist ar Éireannchaibh, Keat. i 36.93 . ¤gerrtha: gl. lacerandum, Gild. Lor. n. 17. ¤glactha acceptable: aithnighid puisínigh an fíréin créd is ionghlactha `the lips of the righteous know what is acceptable,' Proverbs x 32. 's go mbiadh mo bhóta inghlactha, Hard. i 28.13 . ionghlachta i láthair Dé, De Imit. 77.6 . an aimsir as ionglactha dochum na faoisidne, Parrth. Anma 339.17 . ? ¤glúaiste requiring to be removed ?: co ras-tisad eicen adbul ingluaisti chuci ` irremovable ,' TTr. 970. ionghluaiste moveable , O'R. ¤goirthe to be called: do ghníomh féin as ionghoirthe dhe it is to be called your own deed, Mac Aingil 302.6 . ¤guidthe to be invoked: atá an Ógh Bheandaighthi so iniarrata roimh gach uile dhuine, agus atá si inghuighthi amhail righain ... flaitheamhnais Dhia, ITS xxix 206.12 . is se in ceand sin is ionghuighthi dona hainglibh, ┐ is ineagluighthi dona tighearnaibh, 177.18 . ¤íarrtha to be sought for: a shamhail sin is iniarrtha ré guidhe talis requirendus est ad orandum, TSh. 4541. ¤imbertha to be inflicted: robadh in-imbertha dhuit bás ar in mnaoi `you would have to put to death the wife ...,' ITS v 76.9 . ¤ite edible: biadh tirm inithte, Eochairsg. 69.5 . cnúas comh-abaidh ... inite `ripe edible nuts' (innte, inithche, v.ll.), BNnÉ 239 § 170. ¤labartha to be spoken: is innlabartha do na leighesaibh, O'Gr. Cat. 175.x . ¤laigthe fit for lying on: cuireatar an abhand as a hait ... cur bo hionadh iondlaicthi (ionluice, v.l.) do rignaibh et do ro-mhnaibh for lár an átha, TBC-LL¹ p. 547 n. 5 (Stowe). ¤légtha legible: gan aoínleabhar dhíobh do bheith inléaghtha do neach, Keat. iii 1694. ¤léicthe to be let, to be loosed: neart Gall ... | ní hinléigthe ar Eoghanchaibh, DDána 74 § 34. ... nach inlicti in cuisle don otar `the patient should not be bled,' Rosa Angl. 30.14 . ¤lenta to be followed, to be pursued: clann Osnaidhe as inlenta O.'s children can be traced, ZCP xiii 18 § 6. ní ní is inleanta a ndubhart what I said ought not to be followed up (in sense of proceeded against, avenged) ii 356.13 . cóir 'na fhuil gérbh inleanta `though He had to avenge His blood,' Aithd. D. 65 § 26. ní hinleanta air `there is no need to continue,' TD 13 § 42. an réim ... is innleanta san aithrighe, Eochairsg. 84.11 . an ród díreach is inleanta ar lorg Críost, TSh. 8049. ¤lúaidte worthy to be mentioned: ni hion-luaidhte deilbh bhan an domhain ag féachain deilbh na hinghine sin, ITS i 64.2 . ¤maínigthe (worthy) to be treasured ?: inmain .i. inmāinight[h]e é, Corm. Y 762. ¤marbtha fit to be killed: gach aon rob ionmharbtha (inéchta, text) ann, Cog. 80 n. 3 . co tuc[sam] fo gin gae ┐ claidim gach aen rob inmarbtha inti, Aen. 13. nír bo hionmarbhtha sidhe idir ge ro baoi tuilleadh ar chéd bliadhain d'aoís `whom it was not becoming to have killed,' AFM v 1734.13 . ¤mescaigthe capable of intoxicating: ba somblas a linn, ba inmescaigthe, Irish Texts i 3 § 8 (MS inmescaiḡ, Bethu Brigte 41 n. 56 ). ¤mesta to be compared, to be thought likely, conceivable: or ba hinmeasta a n-esbada gus in Mairt miscnig ... `not considerable' (capable of being compared ?), MR 110.16 . an tí thréigfeas é féin mar cheannach ar Chríost, nach inmheasta go dtréigfidhear Críost leis ..., TSh. 8007. is inmeasta sin as an sgéal léaghthar, 5205 . ní hinmheasta an tí do bhí isna cumhachtaibh seo do bheith fa chíoscháin ag an rígh Artúr, Keat. i 14.38 . is inmheasda dhúinn go bhfuil Dia fírcheart `we ought to consider,' Donlevy 374.1 . cionnas is inmheasda dhó go mbiaid a shearbhfhóghantuighe díleas dhó `how can he expect ...,' 478.25 . ¤moídte worth boasting of: ó'n Saoirbrethach do Domnall gin gurab inmháiti, O'Gr. Cat. 128.22 (scribal note on Eg. 88). ní hinmhaoidhte i n-Inis Luighdheach | ... caoi do dhéanamh, DDána 110 § 17. ¤molta praiseworthy, commendable, requiring to be praised: atait se coingill chum na fiadhnaise do beth inmolta, O'D. 849 (< H 3.17, col. 603 ). na mol munab inmolta nech, Ériu v 126 § 2 . a naemtecht foirbthe ┐ a mbethaid inmolta, Lism. L. Pref. xxii 23. a thionnlaicthe luatha ... is uaisle as ionmholta dhúin, Aithd. D. 58 § 8. ¤múinte capable of being taught: chomhluath agus bhíd ionmhúinte (of children), Donlevy Pref. xxi 11. ¤nochta to be revealed: ní hionnochta dhúinne dhíobh | rúine ionganta an airdríogh, PBocht 11 § 25. ¤obtha to be refused: lámh as truime tabharta | grádh uirre nírbh' ionobtha, 19 § 2. ¤ráite to be said, capable of being said: ? ní fuil ... aenlaech damad indraithi go toitfedh C.C. leis, ZCP x 303.25 . cá ham is ionráidte Amen, Donlevy 430.23 . ¤reactha ?: a fhearg uadh ní hinreactha `should not be proclaimed too much,' Aithd. D. 65 § 26. ¤ríartha to be subdued or disciplined: gell n-ungi tra do maigin ir-rér fir a diri mad inriart[h]ae imbie (of one who violates the Cáin Domnaig), Anecd. iii 23.11 . ¤ríata capable of being travelled: tromcheó ... connarb inríata dó in chonar, LU 8512. ¤rígtha fit to be made king: cet fer n-armach n-innrightha, TBC-LL¹ p. 197 n. 4 . mac óc nach inrígtha ara óice, SG 50.29 . ¤shechanta ( ¤tsechanta) to be avoided: bud inshechanta dona mnaib nó dona feruib le budh ail a n-óghacht do coimhed, caidriub a céli 'sa saeghal-sa, BCC 106.y . o gehennalis regio fugienda ... ó a fhlaithis intseachanta ifrinn, TSh. 6594. is intseachanta air an drong ... `it should be avoided by those ...,' Rosa Angl. 60.1 . ¤shuite `fit to be dwelt in': ré déanamh áruis na hanma ionshuidhte dhó féin, TSh. 8766. ¤smuaintigthe to be considered: atait tri neithi is insmuaintighthi, Mackinnon Cat. 59.23 . ¤tabartha to be given: nocha n-intaburta som[aine] don o[irchindech], Laws v 128 n 2 . is annsan aicid so doreir Galenus nach intabairt (v.l. intabartha, which read) leiges ..., RC xlix 17.z . ¤tsamluigthe capable of being compared: as na briathraibh se is iontuigthe gurab iontsamhluighthe na peacaidh ┐ na prímh-fhiabhrais re chéile, TSh. 7888. ¤tóebtha (worthy) to be trusted: cia is iontaobhtha d'fearaibh Breagh | díomsa dá ndeachadh Fínghean, Ir. Review 1913, 625 § 19 . an tan do fhásfadh lonn laoich Luighdheach ... nar bh'iontaobhtha do neach é, Keat. ii 4530. ¤trécthe to be avoided: ni hed as inntrecthi in peccad ann (viz. on Sunday), PH 7362. ¤tuctha to be brought, to be given, to be applied or ascribed: atá ní oile san ghníomh so is iontugtha dhúinn dár n-aire, TSh. 2459. an teagasg dob' ionntugtha don oide faoisidine dhó to be given to him by the confessor, Eochairsg. 84.37 . ní hiontugtha anfhlaith air the term tyrant is not to be applied to him, Keat. iii 4149. dobheirid caoga bliadhan do fhlaitheas do Ch. gidheadh ní hiontugtha dhó acht tríocha, i 84.39 . an duine do-bheir an raed is intuctha agus chonnmhas an raed nach indtuctha, is e sin an duine fial, ITS xxix 147.31 - 2 . ¤tuicthe to be understood: as na briathraibh se is iontuigthe gurab iontsamhluighthe na peacaidh ┐ na prímh-fhiabhrais ré chéile, TSh. 7888. is iontuigthe dhuitsi ... nach rabhassa ion-fheadhma ris an aimsir so a bhfuilim ag coimhéad na leapa, Maguires of F. § 56.


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(a) In the Laws, growth, increase in cattle: fuilliud ocus fuillem ocus inas `der Zuschlag und der Zins und das Wachstum (der Wertzuwachs durch Wachstum),' ZCP xiv 379 § 42 = Laws ii 304.24 . nocha denunn nech innudh no inas da ceile tar in ni adurumur, Laws ii 218.16 Comm. foth n-inais a title or claim based on the animal being born while its mother was in one's possession , as against foth creca a title based on purchase: isedh is foth ninais ann, a breith aige buden, O'Curry 2153 (< Eg. 88, fo. 3d ). foth ninais ... madh lat adgeinithar in miol innile no in sét, O'Curry 2287 (ib. fo. 21c). madh foth ninais imris in eisinnraic ┐ foth creca imris in innraic is lais in eisinnraic a imdenam , O'Curry 2150 (ib. fo. 3c). is iat na fotha comarda .i. foth creca ... no foth ninais, O'Curry 2152 (< ib.). atait tri fotha la feine do bered tuinidh ┐ dilsi do nech .i. foth ninais ┐ foth nimna ┐ foth reimdilsi, O'Curry 2287 (ib. fo. 21c). Of people: ar aoí ngaoisi ┐ ngliocais inḟais ┐ oirbeartais ` goodly growth ,' AFM v 1860.3 . ar aoi chrotha ... ionnfhais ┐ oirbheartais, Hugh Roe 2.15 .

(b) act of growing up: na fir druidhectae ro artraiccsett ... arna n-infas a detaib na nathrach `when they grew out of the teeth,' CCath. 2824. áonc[h]raobh ... ar na hionfhás ... tresan muine suas, BS 24.2 .

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