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aicbéil

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Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: aicméil, aichbéil, aighmhéil

i also aicméil. With -ch-/-gh- aichbéil, MR 308.20 . aighmhéil, TD 24.10 . See aidbéil.

Adj. with a wide range of pejorative meanings which may be classified approximately as follows.

(a) fierce, severe, harsh: rom-sáerat . . . ar cach n-ammus n-aicmeil (: Aipréil), Fél. 120.z . . . . amais aigmheile easscardemhla, AFM vi 2112.2 . gním aígsech acbeóil, LL 298b50 ( SG 367 ). T. na dtreas n-aigmhéil, DDána 64.34 . ar ndul i gceann a chéile / don dá fhoirinn aigmhéile, 85.16 . gor ba airbe aighbéil anrata iat-sein eturru, MR 140.11 . sharp, acute: dind ḟochaind amnais acbéil, Metr. Dinds. ii 68.42 . tria intliucht n-amnas nacbheil, BB 332a7 . Compar. and superl. mar is . . . ágmaire ┐ is aigbéli ro fédadar, MR 222.24 . aighmhéile, Desid. 4647 . Adv. co hacbéil, LL 244a10 ( TTr. 2025 ).

(b) dangerous, perilous: masa clesa neamaicbeile . . . masa clesa aicbeile, Laws iii 284.22 Comm. cid fodera o rab aicbeil hi cen a dilsi uile? `dangerous', 220.6 Comm. as aigmhéil toghluasacht do theacht uadha sin periculum est ne abortiat , 23 K 42 , 73.17 . do budh aigmeil gortugud . . . na menman timendum est de laesione . . . mentis, O'Gr. Cat. 204.26 . gona aigbeili, TTebe 4519 . sbairn 'na n-aghaidh dob aicmeil it was dangerous to fight against them, Ériu iv 222 § 39 . urchor . . . aighmeil, MR 284.27 . ar armaib . . . aigbeli, Cog. 158.z . aigmhéil dá (do v.l.) bharr / béim súl ar chách ré a chladhfhaicsin (complimenting a lady on her hair), DDána 114.8 .

(c) terrible, awesome: co nderna thúaig n-uathmar n-acbéil . . . de (of Cú Ch.'s distortion), TBC-LL¹ 3804 . sech ifrenn n-ūathmar n-acbē[i]l (: cēin), BColm. 48.9 . sechnon Ēirenn aigbēile, ML² 155 . dol d'argain an ollomhan / . . . / mon ngníomh n-éagosmhail n-aigmhéil `for the unseemly, woeful deed', TD 3.27 . adhnaicit siumh gerbh aiccméil / in gobainn isin aiccen, BNnÉ 65.5 . Of a person: an t-iarrla aghmhor onconta aigmheil `awful', Rel. Celt. ii 260.30 . da congbad a muinter fein / a gesa don naem aigbeil, Fen. 270.14 . Lasair inghean Ronáin réidh / an bhannaomh uásal aigmhéil, Ériu v 80.36 . lucht crúadhaighthe caingneadh réidh / grúamaighthe airrdhean n-aigmhéil, Studies 1919, 256 § 4 .

Compar.: aigmeili lais in ugdar in set do gait a haentig oldas a haenmaigin `the author of the law viewed the stealing of the seds . . . as of greater enormity', Laws i 164.31 Comm. aicbeile don rig a facbail amaich, iii 496.17 Comm.

(d) wretched, despairing: iachtadh aigmeil ┐ gair truagh, RC xxviii 312 § 12 . éagcaoine na n-anam n-aigmhéil, TSh. 6540 . bertaid-si aichni aicbeil for in scel sin ┐ teid a ciall uaithi `she turned a terrified attention to that tale', Aen. 791 . Adv. go haccaointeach aigmhéil, TSh. 4010 .

As subst.: i naicbelib in armuigi amid the horrors of the battle-field, MR 316.19 .

airlasair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airlasair or dil.ie/2178

 

n ( lasair ) great flame: aurlasair airechta domuin, Ériu ii 110 § 30 .

1 ar

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Forms: ar, air, er, eir, air, er, ar, arin,, airind, air, airnaib, armo, aire, aratobarr, arandéntar, arambiat, ara, armbad, ara, arindepur, aridlabrathar, arna, áirium, erum, erumm, erom, erut, ærut, airiut, airut, airiut, aurut, airiu, airi, airi, erre, airri, airre, airthe, erunn, erund, erond, airiund, airriun, airund, airib, airibsi, airiubsi, airiuibsi, eruibsi, erru, erriu, erro, airriu, airiu, erthu, airthiu, airtho, airib, airaib, or(u)m, or(u)t, air, uirre, orainn, oirinn, oraib, orru, orrtha

prep., leniting, with accus. and dat. See GOI § 823 , Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 150 , Frazer, ZCP viii 5 , Williams, Celtica ii 305 ; IGT Introd. § 130 .

Usually spelt ar. air, Ml. 51c2 , 2d2 ; er, 122a16 , BB 449a10 ; eir, Ériu iv 180 § 39 . The spellings air, er, etc. (more freq. in later lang.) and the modern pronunciation show that O. Ir. ar as simple prep.was replaced by a conflation of airi and fo(i)r (3 s. n. of 1 ar and 1 for).

In Mid. Ir. 1 for and 1 íar are frequently spelt ar. See III, IV below and the articles on these words.

With article arin, -int, -a, etc. Note also airind, Ml. 31b17 , air ind, 53a15 . arndi (= arindí), Ériu vii 138.4 . airnaib, Ml. 110d9 .

With poss. armo (m'), -do (t'), -a, -ar, -far (-bar) etc. Note also ar mh'éigse, Content. ix 26 . aire slicht, L. Chl. S. 2 .

With rel. part. ara: aratobarr, Wb. 12d29 . arandéntar, 2a10 . cid arambiat , Ml. 56b9 . ara n-eperr, Críth G. 1 . With copula: cid armbad , Wb. 11a19 . cidar impotabis, Ml. 56a13 . cid arnabu son, ib. ardott áigthe, LU 5656 = arṅdotāigi, TBC-I¹ 1178 (taking áigthi as vbl. of necess.). ara trēn, ACL iii 239 § 32 . ara n-amra, ZCP vii 312 § 26 . Before inf. pron. arindepur, Wb. 5a31 . aridlabrathar, 7d2 . With neg. arna airecht, Sg. 198b3 . arnach faca, ZCP xiii 169.13 .

With pron. suff. Early forms. 1 s. áirium, Wb. 7a12 . erum, LL 286a25 . erumm, PH 1397 . erom, 1503 . 2 s. erut, Wb. 27d19 , 29d7 , YBL 326b42 , PH 6565 . ærut, Ml. 2d8 . airiut, Blathm. 569 , LL 289b30 . airut, LU 8086 . GOI § 437 also gives airiut, aurut without reff. as `old forms which occur only in later sources' ( p. 272 ). 3 s. m. and n. GOI § 437 gives airiu as the dat. form (cf. airiu, O'Dav. 22 ?), airi as the accus. airi is the usual form passim in the early language. Cf. áiri, Wb. 11b21 . f. (accus. and dat. not distinguished) erre, Irish Texts i 3 § 8 (sic MS. See Ir. Hist. Stud. i 347 ). airri, SR 405 (emended to airre, GOI § 437 ). airthe, LL 286a7 . 1 pl. erunn, Wb. 15d13 , Ériu ii 124 § 65 . erund, LU 597 . erond, 588 . airiund, TBC-I¹ 170 . airriun, ZCP xi 110 § 26 . airund, LU 593 . 2 pl. airib, Wb. 20a3 , 22d25 , 27c19 , Metr. Dinds. iv 232.33 . airibsi, Wb. 14d25 , a33 , 16a26 . airiubsi, 15c1 , 17a5 . airiuibsi, 16c23 . eruibsi, 27d7 . Ml. 2a11 . 3 pl. acc. erru, Wb. 4d20 , 11a29 ; ZCP ii 315.26 . erriu, Wb. 9c8 , 11a20 . erro, LL 289b30 . airriu, Wb. 15a23 , 21d11 , O'Dav. 985 . airiu, Wb. 11d11 , Laws iv 176.7 . erthu, LL 280a1 . RC viii 154 § 5 . airthiu, LU 4915 . ZCP viii 310.22 . airtho, TBC-I¹ 409 . dat. airib, Laws iv 162.2 . airaib, 114.21 Comm.

In later lang. all pronominal forms influenced by those of for, giving or(u)m, or(u)t, air, uirre (uirthe), orainn (oirn. oirinn, O'Gr. Cat. 556.25 ), oraib ( oirb, BColm. 100.3 ), orru (orra, orrtha), etc.

The presumed distinction between ar with accus. when motion is implied and with dat. when no motion is implied ( Zeuss 622 ; with reservations Vendryes Gramm. § 283 ; see also Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 73 - 74 , Williams loc. cit.) appears most clearly in the stereotyped phrases ar chenn towards, ar chiunn ahead of, before (see 1 cenn): ar beolu towards, ar bélaib before, in front of (see bél). The dat. is usual in ar cach láu daily (see ) and in ar thosuch ( Sg. 203a7 , see tosach). Usage is less clear outside fixed phrases, and that of the various collections of O. Ir. glosses differs (the available material is also much reduced by the frequent identity of form of a s. and d s. of nouns). The accus. is regular in Wb. in senses of taking away from and counting as , and also in glosses on Lat. ob, the dat. where the meaning is with regard to, instead of and in glosses on Lat. super. Both cases are found where the meaning is for the sake of, because of . In Ml. accus. is constant only in set phrases. The dat. is usual in meaning counts as , do-beir ar (for?) calls and in glosses on Lat. dat. without preposition (ar gentib gl. gentibus, 78a12 , 89c2 ) and where a Lat. compd. noun is treated as two words (arintinmlegun gl. promulgatione, 71c18 ). In general use the meanings saving from, instead of, in meaning of, in return for, on account of, because of, for the sake of, for the purpose of are all found both with accus. and dat. In Sg. the meanings instead of and on account of are found with both cases. See also IGT Introd. § 130 , Bard. Synt. Tr. 2 - 4 , 17 , 20 (where detailed rules are given for accus. and dat. both with simple ar and for compd. preps. such as ar aghaidh, etc.).

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(a) Much less freq. in concrete or physical meanings than in more abstract ones. Perh. before, in front of in (case of follg. noun not certain): dá [n]dorus [n-]and, comla[e] ar ala n-aí, clíath ar alailiu (-e, MS.) `in front of' (Gloss.), Críth G. 100 . ar Tuatha Dé Danann `before the T.D.D.', Ériu xii 152 § 15 (TE). cethridoruis airri (recte airre) im-mach, SR 405 . ó beit fíanna fer nÉrenn ┐ Alban do Chonaire ar thig, BDD² 1416 . Cf. 1081 , 1400 , 1492 . ? airiu . . . iarmo in front of it . . . behind it(?), O'Dav. 22 . Cf. airber .i. frit anair bere .i. eter do dī lāim, ar is fort muin bere ere [n-]aile, Corm. Y 58 . Acc. to Binchy, SCano p. 33 , frequent in meaning east of, the only example cited being: acon loch ar Mag Aí `by the lake east of Mag Aí', Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 32 § 2 (`on'). Cf. Airbri .i. fri Bri Eli anair, O'Mulc. 70 = Dinds. 16 ( RC xv 308 ). ? a nAicill ar Temair, Anecd. i 17.1 . Cf. perh. Síd ar Femin, LU 7846 ( BDD 140 ), etc. (or for al?). Perh. orig. with concrete force also in: do té(i)t aitire ar ḟer feras in fuil, Críth G. 52 `goes surety for', Gloss. Concrete meaning is perh. also to be assumed in the phrases agaid ar (late, orig. for?), ar agaid, ar amus, ar beolu, ar bélaib, bél ar bél, ar chenn, ar chiunn, ar dorus, ar dreich, ar fed, ar gnúis, ar leth, ar medón, ar ṡúil, ar thosuch, ar thús, ar úairib. See under the nouns concerned. With more abstract force in ar aí, ar apu (see 3 aí, 1 apa). Here may also be included: doire acummisc arúir `of their being mixed with mould', Wb. 13d3 . úachtar ar lemlacht dó mixed with, Críth G. 63 . loim midc do chumasc ar usciu `to mix a sip of whey with water', Mon. Tall. 143.25 . ba fial ṅdō buith arnaib ōcaib, cēin dogēni calma among, TBC-I¹ 1266 = LU 5739 . ? tiucfa in mac cētna ar bar cloind, ZCP viii 563 § 27 (for?). Perh. for for in: ó fó-certa a ṡrúb ar géscoe against a branch, BDD² 349 (= ar gésce, 355 ). conadh ar x. míli cathrach do shiublaighdis techta Magnuis Cam . . . ō maduin co fescor `to ten thousand cities', Marco P. 96 .

Rarely of time. See ariu before .

(b) In the follg. exx. the meaning is also more or less concr., though the precise meaning of the prep.is obscure, and it would be possible to consider them as early exx. of the replacing of for by ar (see III, and fo-ceird III): arnarala for cubus áiri, Wb. 11b21 (see note). Cf. focheird mo menma airi `my mind is set on him', Ériu ii 92 § 2 . ón lá tarrla ar n-airi air, iv 220.27 . torala dia archeill do degnimu su `let God bring to mind thy good deeds', Ml. 43b15 . iscor lame ardodced buith ocairbiathad sainte gl. nam qui volunt divites f[i]eri, incidunt in temptationem, Wb. 29b18 . ? Cf. ni comarleiced (.i. nir cetaig) dó cor lamha aire (.i. dul do sacarbhaic) cin foghlaim, Trip.² 243 . mabeidní dirúnaib dothéi armenmuin indfir, Wb. 13a12 . Note also: arnaib réib ilib gl. et qui ascendit super omnes caelos, 22a8 .

(c) In compd. numerals (with dat., see Celtica ii 312 ): a n-óen ar fichit (fichet, MS) the twenty-one, Ml. 2d2 . cóic míli ochtmugat ar chét one hundred and eighty five thousand, 34b17 . a ocht deac ar chét, BCr. 32d2 . deichinbair ar dib fichtib ar trib cétaib, Trip.² 3104 . secht cathae ar chetharchait / ar secht cétaib is huilliu, ZCP viii 313.34 . cōicer ar ceithri fichtib, 219.29 . fer ar sheisir seven men, Celt. Rev. x 348.23 . fri re tri n-aidhche ar mís, RC xviii 162.32 . Note also: tāinic buiden mōr . . . dōig lim is ar trichaid cēt inti approximately(?), TBC-I¹ 3142 (text perh. faulty).

II In a wide variety of abstract meanings for the most part deriving independently from those given under I.

(a) for, for the sake of, on behalf of, etc. (often gl. Lat. pro) (with accus. and dat. See Celtica ii 309 ): cia dudrigni dia mór di maith erriu, Wb. 11a20 . innahí dorigeni Día ar maccu Israhel, 30 . mirabilia dorígeni Dia ar maccaib Israhel, 28 . massu arinbethid . . . dagníu, 13c11 . mor ní as dénti ní airriu, 15a23 (in sense of mod. déanaim rud ar I obey, see Thes. Suppl. 51 ). niarséuti . . . robcarsi tíamthe, 23d4 . ar erchru gl. pro defectu, Ml. 31a4 . dusrigeni dia erru amal robu thol doib, 54a34 . fri assaru ar maccu israhel gl. rerum gestarum (testimonio), 94d2 . ara bǽsaib som .i. ar denum a thule gl. pro suis ritibus laborantes, 87b20 . a ndorigēnai in rí / do ḟertaib ar ṡanct Brigti, Thes. ii 332.4 (Hy. v). or ar Bran nailither, 286.34 (inscr.). lānamain . . . nī fil etarscarad dōib acht ar Dia, Corm. Y 824 . léicfider cach bean do mnáib airiut thou wilt be preferred to all other women, BDD² 59 . ar ghaol for the sake of relationship, Studies 1918, 99 § 15 . dorindedh mainistreacha ┐ sepeil le ar anmain Gyi `for the soul of G.' ZCP vi 90.11 . See also under meince, 1 pairt. Freq. in sense of (praying) for, see airnigde, guide, guidid, oráit.

(b) for the sake of, by in adjurations and invocations: dilig dam . . . / ar Maire n-amra n-Ingin, SR 7820 . ar do chumachtae . . . tesaircc dam-sa mo chūrcha, BColm. 54.3 . ar do thrīnōiteacht, a Thrīnōit, ACL iii 241 § 2 . ar t'fhírinni riutsa, na furáil etc. by thy honour, CCath. 1659 . ar na deib rib, TTebe 4025 . síol Ádhaimh . . . / ar do thocht díobh slánaigh sinn, Dán Dé ix 22 .

(c) on account of, because of (with accus. and dat. Glossing Latin ob, pro, propter): ar ar comoicsi do bás on account of, Wb. 14b25 . aracethardese gl. quam ob causam, 31b24 . ob mirationem .i. airinn adamrugud, Ml. 61a15 . ar chosmaili ind fochuinn diaragbtha gl. causae uicinitate, 35b24 . ar ét im chrabud gl. pro zelo religionis, 36d24 . arna lithu gl. propter cultús diuini festa, 47b2 . arna pecthu immefolngat guasacht do anmin gl. propter animae pericula, 7 . cid arnaibhisiu .i. arnaib hi forodamarsa gl. ob ista, 58d13 . ní ar pianaib do thabairt forru `not on account of the infliction of punishments upon them', 114b7 . ara foirbthetu fadesin, Wb. 6c19 . tocombaig a ṡlán ara ḟornert because of, Críth G. 415 . ar ṡóethaib because of grievances, 581 . ar ilar a imarbus, ZCP viii 104.7 . Corco Bāiscind ar a nert / nī damaid cert d'Eoganacht, v 500.16 .

With a variety of nouns in more or less stereotyped phrases: ar na h-ádhbharaibh sin for those reasons, ML 58.11 . ar[a] airmitin som through respect for him, Ériu iv 30.23 . ar t'ḟuath, i 97.32 . ni diles ni doberar ar uathbas `nothing is lawful which is given out of terror', Laws iv 286.25 . See also under áis, cairde, 1 cúis, 1 écndairc, éicen, ecla, 1 gart, midlachas, miscais, omun, sant, serc, úacht, etc.

Common with abstr. nouns from adjj. in the construction: nīr fētatar a tōcbāil ar a truma because of her weight = because she was so heavy, Anecd. iii 9.8 . ar dúire a drochdelba, Ériu iv 102.16 . ar ḟebus na cuidechtae because the company was so excellent, BColm. 78.18 . ar a laechdacht, ZCP viii 318.12 . ar cumga in puill nír féd dul amach, Ériu v 49.7 . in senadh ic á adhradh ar a uaisle, CCath. 334 . ar ghoire do ghaoil, Dán Dé xi 11 . Without poss. or gen.: cona tisa . . . in dam tarais ar airdi (a fence), Laws iv 76.19 Comm.

Freq. in advv.and conjj. in O. Ir. glosses. 3 s. n. as adv. on account of it, therefore: fristemlighter cid ind aier airi, Ml. 73c2 . ni bad pronomen airi, Sg. 203b2 . isairi doroigu dia geinti hore . . . this is why . . . because, Wb. 5b12 . is airi inso rogabad som hi rige, Ml. 14a4 . cinid airi doberr desimrecht acht ar atrebthach nand, Sg. 35b13 . With article and i: arindi gl. eo, Sg. 190a4 . ni arindí . . . sed quia not because . . . but because, 5a4 . arindisin gl. ei, Ml. 54c6 . arndi furumai sár for cach toil, Ériu vii 138.3 . With se: ní nád ṁbed arse di chorp gl. ideo, Wb. 12a22 . arse gl. ob hoc, Ml. 18d15 , gl. qua re, 29d1 . isarse gl. quo circa, Enchir. Aug. 70b , 81b ( ZCP vii 480 , 484 ). airechas ceneóil airsiu (leg. airsin? edd. airriu, Ped. MS Index to Wb. glosses) ní airechas fidei, Wb. 1b12 . Later: air sin on account of that, CCath. 2350 . Note also: ar a smuaintighib do beith . . . a mbeat[h]aidh an tigerna so that his thoughts might be in, etc., BCC § 5 (cf. ara).

(d) instead of, in place of, as substitute for, in meaning of (meaning confined to O. Ir. glosses. With dat., occas. with accus.): arnab geintib huilib taken as referring to all the Gentiles gl. Iudeos et Grecos omnes, Wb. 2a15 . foirbthe ar anfoirbthu gl. decem milia, a perfect (number) for an imperfect, 9a10 . corda .i. arin duiniu huli lesom gl. a parte totum, Ml. 53a2 . todochide ar sechmadachtae n-anfoirbthe gl. commotatio . . . temporum `future for imperfect', 62a16 . arnaib bolcaib gl. pro uesicis, 99a4 . fogur cechtar de ar alaliu ┐ fogur na liter naile airriusom, Sg. 4a8 . ni roscríbad ar naill (leg. ar na aill, edd.), 6b3 . a ṡuidigud ar anmmaimm dílius, 27a1 .

Often with as-beir, do-beir etc.: dobeir inso arnab uilib cumactib gl. supra omnem principatum et potestatem et uirtutem et dominationem, Wb. 21a13 . epert innan (MS. inna) aisndisen arnaib gnimaib gl. dicit autem non quia talia locuti sunt Scribae . . . sed quia talia fecerint, Ml. 16d3 . a ndurigni duaid in gnim sin in tengad do airbirt ar gnimaib in choirp, 31b24 . intan asmbersom pes ┐ manus nochis arnaib gnimaib són dungniat som honaib ballaib hisin atbeirsom, 56b3 . tri suidigud dosom inna cluas arin chorp huiliu, 60b16 . arnaib fedaib sonartaib ardaib gl. pro terribilibus arbustís cedros possuit, 146a6 .

The idiom ad-rími ar counts as (with accus. and dat.) is prob. to be assigned to this section: ní ármisom ar chumactte, Wb. 6a1 . cenid ar chomsuidigthib adrímther inna fortórmach so, Sg. 202a5 . See ad-rími. With LA: petra les arin trediusa sís he takes petra as standing for, Ml. 60a7 . in loc lesom híc arnaib aitrebthidib gl. a loco habitatores intellegite, 144c3 .

(e) in return for, in exchange for, as price of, in payment for, as equivalent of (with accus.): airitiu lóge ar mo precept in return for, Wb. 10d31 . rotbīa a lōg airi you shall have a reward for it, TBC-I¹ 585 . is lá cach(a) tíre do-tét dlega(i)r aire `is due for it', Ériu xvii 70.4 . Freq. do-beir lóg etc. ar: ainm indlóge doberr domiledaib armílte, Wb. 3c1 . intan dobera Dia fochraicci ar degnimu, Ml. 90c14 . screpul doberar do gilli . . . ar comaitecht do neuch o pecad `a groat that is given to a lad for accompanying someone in a sin', Mon. Tall. 143.9 . nī tibur-so in tinnscra sin(ee) cid ar Meidb C. feissin I wouldn't give a brideprice like that for M. herself, ZCP iv 39.7 (cf. TBFr. 185 ). ní conrogab terochraic . . . ar forbrissiud fir truaig `reward for oppressing a wretched man', Ml. 36a32 . ni riat na dánu diadi ara n-indeb domunde sell for, Wb. 28c2 . ríthæ . . . ar ech ndonn, Thes. ii 240.1 (Ardm.). tale damsa a log ar epert do firinne lat, Ml. 36a32 . síodh Dhé 'gá ceannach ar chrodh being bought for herds, Dán Dé xxvii 33 . With vbs. of leaving, abandoning: ni dérsid for sóiri ar fognam, Wb. 20b10 . roleicc creitim ar in paganacht he left the faith for paganism, Anecd. iii 72.28 . as uime do trēig Temraigh / ar Chend Maghair, ZCP viii 108.19 . Denoting preference: ragaid duit aire . . . rígi hÉrend in preference to him, BColm. 68.18 . do mholfuinn fear an leithléighinn 'gá mbíadh beatha ghlan . . . arfhear láinléighinn 'gá mbíadh beatha némhthromdha, Mac Aingil 4782 .

(f) for the purpose of, in order to obtain (as far as the exx. serve with accus. in Wb. and dat. in Ml. The exx. from Wb. given here, however, could equally be referred to the preceding section): precept arbiad in order to obtain food, Wb. 10d13 . madarlóg pridchasa, 23 . is arnach nindocbáil móir fodaimim se inso, 23b12 . asberat isar indeb isdénti tol dǽ, 29b12 . arind etarimdibiu (arindetar imdibiu, MS.) gl. pro interfectione aduersariorum, Ml. 36b23 . ar chuindriug pectho gl. instrumentum est divinae iustitiae `for the correction of sin', 49b7 . gabthe dunad les fris arinoillus for protection, 55c1 . asberar ar thormuch pectha for the purpose of increasing sin(?), 76a5 . bliadain lán dano do M. [┐] a muindtir uli for usciu ┐ bargin ar tuaslucud anmae B. `to obtain the release of the soul of B.,' Mon. Tall. 133.29 . serc fochraici ara n-as[c]nam, piana do imchaisiu ara n-imgabail in order to avoid them, Ériu vii 138.28 . is rimsa . . . rohérbad ar eisnéis it is to me it was entrusted for relating, iv 144.21 . annsa lebur tuc sé dóib ar choimét a ndligid feín `for keeping', Maund. 61 . Also perh. in phrase ar olc fri, see olc (because of?).

(g) by virtue of, by means of, through (dat.): condenad fingail ar chuinged soinmige do gl. mercari peccato securitatem, Ml. 39a6 . ? ar gressaib gal / glenaid luch inna línsam `by feats of valour', Thes. ii 293.20 . ni ar lín óc brister cath, Ériu ix 47 § 18 . ar neart a n-engnama by dint of their prowess, ML² 286 . gaibsit tír and ar chlaideb by the sword, ZCP viii 313.21 .

(h) In general sense of in respect of, with regard to, in the matter of, relating to, etc. (appar. with dat.) (the ascription of some exx. to this section is tentative): desmrecht insin ar aimsir deirb that is an example of, Sg. 66b17 , cf. exemplum ara airiuc far diull tanaisiu, 106b20 , exemplum inso ara rangabalda asrubart, 39a5 . annsom hi taurgillib tairgille ar bechaib, Laws iv 162.1 . rucus tairgilli ar bechaib `für Bienen ist ein `tairgille' . . . zu stellen', ZCP xv 319 § 12 . ? isam ómun ar a aisnéis I am afraid to relate it, LU 5349 . is fon samla-sin . . /gníth . . . a cét-chumma / Temrach . . . / ar áibnius in beauty, Metr. Dinds. i 10.64 . fear feadhma deas ar gach ndān in every art, ZCP viii 562 § 16 . bean as ghloine ar ghníomharthaibh `purest in deeds', A. Ó Dálaigh xv 15 . issí eisimplair Crist . . . do lenfadís ar míne ┐ ar buaine, ar deirc ┐ ar trocaire, Maund. 123 . ro derscnaigh d'ógaibh a chomaoisi ar goil ┐ gaisccedh, Leb. Gab.(i) 200.7 . Also in phr. ar chuit, see cuit. For do-beir teist ar see teist. See airbág.

Common in phr. of type: teine . . . ar thes crabaidh (of a person) a fire . . . in heat of piety = a paragon of piety, Anecd. iii 5.19 . Muridach, ba muir ar crūa[i]s, ZCP viii 299.34 . deochain ar grādaib ┐ sacart ar ūaisle a deacon in rank and a priest in reputation, BColm. 82. 15 - 16 . ba laech ar gaisced, RC xxiv 184.4 . a éan choluim ar cheannsa, Dán Dé i 19 . mar lile ar lí, Dánta Gr. 30.14 .

(i) about (of stories, books, reading, etc. In late exx. only. Perh. orig. for in this meaning): iomda ar Lasair ferta amhra many wonderful miracles (are said to have been performed) by L., Ériu v 90.4 . is mebair linn . . . / in seanchus fil ar Mag Ráin the lore about M., iv 156.18 . Leabhar Oiris ┐ An[n]ála ar Cogthaibh . . . Éireann, i 78 . craoibsgaoileadh ar chath Cluana Tairbh description of the battle of C., 16 n. léighmid ar Alexander n-uaibhrech, etc., Mac Aingil 872 . léan ba sgéal ar fianaibh Fáil, Magauran 2790 . Cf. sgriobhthar ortha go . . ., Ó Héodhusa 68.16 .

(j) With verbs of depriving, stealing, hiding, lacking, etc. from (accus. and dat.): tri airchellad donaib sommaib a n-anae airnaib bochtaib, Ml. 90a11 . is amne asruluús airi, Wb. 17d16 . a manaig do béim ar Lommān, BColm. 84.16 . ní bēram-ne t'áthius ort we shall not take thy victory from thee, 74.22 . ni cumscaichthi cumachtae nairi gl. hoc potestatem literae motare non debuit, Sg. 6a5 . ni fil nach díchlith airi, Wb. 1a4 . tesbanat boíll aíriu, 11d11 . in dá ṡét tesbanat airi, Críth G. 130 . ní gette na brithemnachta becca erriu you would not snatch the petty judgements from them, Wb. 9c8 . nī gatar a forgall ar domun degmnā, Cáin Ad. 4 . a tellad errusom, Wb. 11a29 . dives cui (.i. isar) clam tollitur , Enchir. Aug. 76b ( ZCP vii 482.27 .)

(k) With verbs of protecting, saving from , defending against (accus. and dat.): ainsium Crīst ar cech nernbās, Thes. ii 352.4 (Hy. vi). Dīa dom chobair . . . / ar cech ṅgúasacht, 350.16 (ibid.). dia dítin ar in pecthach, Ml. 57c4 . dia diden . . . ar náimdib, Thes. ii 354.2 . airnaib imnedaib doneimni a dǽ, Ml. 110d9 . fri himdegail cuirp . . . ar demnaib, Thes. ii 354.4 . diar snádud . . . / ar gábud, 359.6 . for soirad ar senachrib, Ml. 33b21 . air ni bói numsoiradsa ar chumachtae ṅduini, 74b13 . Continuing a Latin construction: ar thes inna gréne són ┐ ara naimtib gl. quae etiam inumbraret eos et regeret, 97c4 . arnaib cumachtgaib gl. difensionem, 103c7 . arnaib hi sin gl. ut illis eripiat, 117b4 . defensionis . . . ar maccaib israhel, 124b10 . Note also: comad chādus ar cach ngúasacht that it might be a halidom against every danger, BColm. 96.10 . tucc dam a Dē mōir / . . . / ar pīanu na plāg / tonna dīana dēr, ACL iii 232 § 1 .

III In later lang. ar and for become a single preposition (often with surviving difference in follg. mutation, see the examples in Bard. Synt. Tr. p. 2 ff. ). The follg. are exx. of ar for earlier for. Of local relations (for I): imda gol gargc ar a brú many a fierce wail in its lap, BColm. 100.6 . ar saebchoire in a maelstrom, 94.12 . tarrúd úire ar airib / for leccaib ar láech-maigib, Metr. Dinds. iv 232.34 . seóit Cluana maic Nóis do foillsechadh ar Gallaib Luimnigh `were discovered with', RC xviii 53.12 . Of quasi-local relations, etc. (II). Of point of time (c): ar na tri soldomnaib `on the three chief feasts', Mon. Tall. 129.27 . ar notlaice ┐ caiscc ┐ cengciges, Ériu vii 150.30 . Of rule, sway, over (f): ba rī tenn ar Tūathmumain, ZCP viii 119.28 . flaithius ┐ forlamhus ar crichaib . . . na cruinne, CCath. 1 . In addition to (g): cotardda trá ar se mo chendsa ardo chend my head in addition to thine, RC iii 185.8 . credo ┐ pater . . . ar cech m-biait, xv 490 § 26 ( for cach mbiait, § 32 ). Affecting, afflicting, etc. (h): bíd oirb oman Dé do neim, BColm. 100.3 . trom orm a innisi, ZCP viii 200.25 . duaithnid ar dainib in domain incomprehensible to, Fen. 38. 16 . Subsisting on (j): ar geilt féoir feeding on grass, Ériu iv 156.12 . ar usci ┐ bairgin, RC xv 491 § 30 , cf. for usci ┐ bairgin, 490 § 26 . In a state or condition (k): na biad ar in mbreith sin `that she would not abide by that judgement', RC xxiv 196.1 . nírbo borg báeth ar bruidin it was not a foolish castle engaged in brawling, Metr. Dinds. i 32.46 . With vb. of motion: ge deach rī Conaill a ccēin / ar slūaiged rí Temhra tréin, ZCP viii 116.21 . To express the dativus incommodi (m): adbathadar uile thorad parrthais ar Adam `were forfeited by Adam', Laws iv 266.14 . adbathadar ar Aongus a thire, 15 . rogabsat tech air they stormed the house in which he was, BColm. 72.4 . ni cloifithir oirb bar cath, YBL 314b55 . Perh. also: ben clucc ar Cellach against, Cáin Ad. 18 . cogadh mór le Domnall . . . ar Brian, Ériu i 78.5 . In phrases (p): ar bith c[h]é on this earth, BColm. 100.3 . ar comairci C. under the protection of C., 86.28 . ar debaid in haste, LL 7493 . ar lár cháich in the midst of everybody, Ériu iv 222.28 . ar neam in heaven, Anecd. i 39.114 . ar ṡeilbh (sic leg.) éicsi, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 9 . With verbs (III): dorad min aire `put meal over it', Mon. Tall. 147.11 . dobert trian forcridi . . . ar chuid cach lae `added one third of water to the daily allowance', 7 . do thabairt geinti ar ireis, ZCP iii 22.6 .

Note also: rostatlaig ar thenn-medón he clasped her by the sturdy waist, Ériu iv 104.8 . roghabh nathraigh mbí ar bolgán `by the belly', CCath. 4194 .

IV Replacing ÍAR. Of time (I): ar cath Ch. after the battle of C., ZCP viii 314.18 . arsin, Ériu iv 132.1 . is ar sein anid sí co arnabárach thereupon she remains till the morrow, ZCP viii 309.20 . ar n-ēirghi grēine at the rising of the sun, ML² 1333 . sóaidh co brónach dia taigh ar marbadh a maic, RC xviii 45.31 . ar tteacht ór tticch, ZCP viii 219 § 13 . do bātar ar n-a crēchtnugad, ML² 386 . ar ngabāil gīall for Mumain, ZCP viii 119.31 . Of place (II): arsin t[s]eit along the way, Mon. Tall. 153.20 . ar slige Póil is Petair in the track of Paul and Peter, Ériu v 24.24 . According to (III): suidfither gach aon duine . . . ar miadh ┐ ar dligedh ┐ ar a sognim[r]adh, RC xxviii 22 § 49 . ar a fidhair fen do cruthaigh Día é in His own image, BCC § 408 .

For use as conjunction see 2 ar, 1 ara.

borr

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adj o, ā swelling; swollen, thick: `b.' bruchtadh, Metr. Gl. 32 § 5 . borr .i. a borra (leg. a barro) .i. eilefaint, CIH 607.24 , Stud. Celt. xlvii 63 n. 37 . for goblaib crand broach ṁb.¤ , LL 6079. as a bruinnib a beoil buirr `out of her breasts her fat lips' (of the monstrous mother of Lot), Leb. Gab.(i) 50.23 . Of the sea: tar bríoghloch bórr bóchna, Hackett xxi 15 . Fig. in tond báeth b.¤ immar bráth (of Fer Diad), TBC-LL² 3577 . srúaim sruthb. slán (rhet.), LL 13859.

In wider sense big, large; great, vast; mighty, strong; puffed-up, proud: boirend .i. b.-ond .i. cloch mōr, O'Mulc. 181. as ionann b.¤ ┐ mór, O'Cl. s.v. búireadhach (sic leg.). imon ṁbeist ṁbuirr, SR 881. b.¤ .i. mórdhacht, díomas, méid mheanman ┐ fós móirmheanmnach, O'Cl. cethir brāithir buirr four mighty brothers, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. dit loingis buirr (rhet.), LU 6644 (TBC). Aed ailig uill / . . . / rect ṁborrfaid buirr, IT iii 21 § 62. in bruiden b.¤ , the proud hostel, ZCP xi 109 § 10. gébaid Banbai mbuirr `mighty B.', RC xxix 211 § 5. co barr esgach brátha buirr, Airne F. 273. i nGlionn Bolcain buirr `of mighty B.', BS 70.12 . co Bodamair mbuirr (: muing) `proud B.', Metr. Dinds. iii 234.11 . ? Equat. buirither gort glas, Ériu xvii 91 § 12 (leg. buirrithir, ZCP xxvii 326 ).

Ugaine tri bliadna in b.¤ , LL 4347. ? a coímdhiu . . . / conic b.¤ mbrethaile, IT iii 91 § 130 .

As n. pr. co tech mBuirr in Broga, LU 10308 = ZCP iii 236.24 .

Compds. With nouns: mórbruth mborrbíastae (rhet.), LU 8685 ( FB 52 ). bidh e an lasair bhorrbrátha `a flame of fierce doom', BNnÉ 193 § 13 . falgai betho borrbuidne (rhet.) the world's proud bands, LU 8353 ( FB 24 ). meic borrchrothi blāthi `son of smooth clustering cream', MacCongl. 33.16 . See borrlus. borróclach `a brawny fellow (?)' (Gloss.), BDD2 1162 . co sústaib brúthi borrṡlat `with crushing flails of strong rods', ( TFrag. 218.20 ), LL 7548. borrthoradh .i. morthoradh, O'Cl. C. . . . / aidcgled cach ṁblicht mborr-thoraid `of swelling fruit', Metr. Dinds. iii 4.22 . meic borrthoraid brecbāin `son of fair speckled fruit-clusters', MacCongl. 33.4 .

With adjj.: triar torc borrbalc, LL 16700. os muir bhorrbrais over the swelling and vast sea, Anecd. i 63.3 . With adjj. derived from nouns: beread Feimen ḟedan mborrbeimendach `giving shrewd knocks' (Plummer MS. notes), IT iii 71 § 27. ingen druth borrdualach with bushy locks, 98 § 159 .

braithid

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v (brath) betrays: ni braitfithar tusa de sin, TBC St. 968 = nit merad-su (.i. nít mairnfed) sain, TBC-LL¹ 1081. cétaín ro braith (: ṡaich) Ísu n-ard, Murphy Metrics 52 § 15 . ro-braithed o desciplaib fén he, PH 2298. in tan ro-braithestar . . . Ísu Crist, 8191 . is aen uaib no-m-braithfi-sea, 2373 . braithfet dit mo chele `I shall betray to thee my spouse', TTebe 1505 . an biodhbha do bhraith sibse `who betrayed Thee', Aithd. D. 73.2 . ná braith = betray not, Isaiah xvi 3.

In wider sense espies, spies, points out, discloses; perceives, notices, considers: brathim-se duit in baile i fuigbe é na chotlud, Corp. Gen. 403. do bhraithfinn daeibh an uaidh ann `I would point out to you', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 162.17 . braithim do . . . / an craobh thoraidh on tuaiscert I proclaim to . . . (?), ZCP ii 335.3 . sa chaithir i gcrú an asail / braithidh lasair thú ar tosaigh `reveals', Dán Dé vii 12 , IGT Decl. ex. 427 (brath-, v.l.). bratir (brathir, MS.) dūn ardabstail Ērenn let us observe the high apostles (?), ACL iii 303.9 . ná braithtear maoith 'n-a meanmain let no dispiritedness be seen, O'Hara 2767. do braith (: flaith) bean / . . . ar techeadh `sensed our banishment', Magauran 673 . braithim-se dhuit cá bhfuighbhir . . . L. `I can tell you', Keat. ii 4500. an tan . . . bhraitheas a bhríogh spioradálta agá chlódh when he perceives, TSh. 183. tresa mbraithfidhe dīomháoinius . . . orra = by which . . . they might be noted of vanity', RSClára 116a . ros-braith tria báig in bine `the ill deed . . . wrought their ruin', Metr. Dinds. iv 130.113 . is í ben do braithedar dó .i. inghen I Chonchubair `they chose', L. Chl. S. 3. nír braitheadh linn liaigh ar gcabhra `we had no hope of a leech', Aithd. D. 66.16 . tiodhlaicthe Dé dár bhflaithibh / a gcur ar gcúl ná braithidh `think not to put aside', Content. vi 66.

brén

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adj o, ā stinking, fetid, putrid, rotten, foul: b.¤ gl. fetidus, Ir. Gl. 683. lasair bren = fetidus, Aisl. Tond. 109 § 4. coin brena stinking . . . dogs, LU 2200 ( FA 28 ). immut . . . ghāeth mbrēn, Ériu ii 136 § 120. mill duba ingnacha bréna, PH 375. corp . . . ┐ é 'na ablach bhréan mhurguighthe, TSh. 5225. an tan . . . bhíos anál bhréan ag an othar, 1728 . d'fhiadhuil bhréin an chreidimh cholaigh foul weeds, Keat. Poems 1271.

Equat. brenither fial-tech in lassar-sin, PH 2106.

Compds. With nouns. tromthinfed a mbrénanál, Alex. 726. mana lesanmanna eile na ferfadar .i. . . . brenanailighi is cumal smacht a raiti fri neach of the property of having stinking breath, O'Curry 1140 (H. 3.18, 454b). an bhrénanáluighe, C IV 2, 28vb12 . do bhréanbhruscar námhad Sax vile rabble, Hackett xv 36 . go rabhadhas im bhréunchubhar, go bhfuilim, etc. (= in iniquitatibus conceptus sum, Psalms l 7 ), Parrth. Anma 6379. fuirseoir no brécaire no brenchuthi gl. parasito, Lib. Hymn. i 69.25 , ii 157.25 . indomain (.i. breneolus) .i. as inndeimin ina eolus é geadha morda a mbrithraib unsound knowledge, O'Curry 444 (H. 3.18, 238b). cethra focherdat (sic leg.) a mbrénḟinda `stinking hair', Triads 105 . Mag mBrénguir plain of stinking pus, BDD 164. brenlocha . . . iffernaide, RC iv 252.21 . beacaireacht . . . buide brenulcha buíc, IT iii 103 § 199. With adj. derived from noun: in ben brénanalach, Laws i 140.32 Comm.

breó

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Forms: breö, bréo

n d, f., also m. n s. breö (disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 , bréo (monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. and fig.; very frequ. of saints, heroes, etc. in complimentary sense: inna briad gránna gl. piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 . breo .i. lasair , Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda ( Fél. April 15 ). bréo .i. teine no lasair , O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do loscud (hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina briaid adbulmōir `a huge blaze', MacCongl. 105.3 . breo taitnemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 . ro mheabhaidh na bairilledha ina naén b.¤ lasrach `burst into one blazing flame', AFM vi 2012.8 . In phr. b.¤ t(h)ulcha lit. fire on a hill-top , see 1 tulach I (b), oft. simply large fire. Of burning as punishment for unchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ): donither . . . bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin `a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note further: breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549 (taken as bró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).

Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti `a flame that baptized heathen', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii). Brigit . . . / breō órde óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv). a Stefan . . . a b.¤ náob `O Stephen . . . holy fire', Mon. Tall. 131.16 . b.¤ digla / drech curad (of Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ). mo siur mo brathair beó (sc. Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b.¤ fri cech ró, LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna `a flame of wisdom', ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān breō cin brēthir mbraisi `a glorious flame' (of a hero), Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc. Crimthann), RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `a blaze' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 1. bréo neime 'a lethal fire', BDC 132.438 (of a boulder)​. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg (to Aodh Óg), DDána 110.51 . bréo ar bhfírfheirge `the flame of our indignation', Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.) ac proceapt na mbréo (of a devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8. co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine (= Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na F.), viii 103.6 = co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu ii 186.24 .

In cheville: breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.

Compds. With nouns. slicht cen breobail `without flaw (?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna bairillibh púdair `flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 . brogsat brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix). 'na breólasair `like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . ionann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine, Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.) cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo thuair, etymol. gl. on brāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm. With adj. a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ). With verbs. ní do bhreoghoin Seon `wounded J. sorely', Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 . breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they fear as one fears fire (?) (`etymology' of Brigit), Thes. ii 325.28 . Brigit .i. breosaigit `they flame-seek', 327.18 .

1 búan

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adj o, ā lasting, enduring; constant, firm, persevering: biothbhuan ` everlasting ', Eg. Gl. 729. clár nderccóir bithbalc buan, Blathm. 435. in grian b.sa `lasting', Fél. Prol. 302. din bith b.¤ sa `enduring world', Ep. 19. do fir in berlai buain .i. inna canoni naími, LU 9792 , cf. bérla bán, etc., s. biait. o gein De buain, MacCarthy 434 § 6 . is b.¤ / huli hi fola luimne `all is lasting in a cloak of sackcloth' (to a student poet beginning his studies), Imr. Brain 52.19 ( LU 11003 ). trī rátha / robsad buana bith ghnātha, ML² 2084. [tri leaca] robaid .i. ro-buana (referring to immemorial laws or rights), Laws v 450.6 Comm. is b.¤ in bes, LU 3712 ( SCC 33 ). is mé Fintan, am beó b.¤ `I have lived long', Ériu iv 160.17 . bidh buán a dochar `perpetual shall be its misfortune', Cog. 92.9 . an gcein robadh buan a fearg while his anger lasted, TBC St. 3738. rob būan slūag richeid dia rēir continue to be (?), ACL iii 308 § 32 `may the host . . . be for ever at his behest', Measgra Uí Chl. 155 § 32. tre aithighidh na n-olc mb.¤ `constant evils', Studies 1919, 75 § 22 . buan fám thuaraim taom ón triar continual . . . is the attack (of the world, the flesh and the devil), TSh. 2145.

In chevilles: buan a mbladh, ML² 134. buan in cusc, Laws v 40.21 Comm.

With beirid: ní dom breith buan `not to save myself', Dán Dé xxvi 41 . an síltí go mbéarainn buan that I should be able to escape, Hackett ix 1 .

Equat. búanidir fér in Broga `fresh as the grass about the B.', Ériu iv 96 § 16.

Compar. ní buaine / ná ceo, Dán Dé viii 2 . níor bhuana dhóibh, Content. v 25.

Adv. go buan ` constantly ', Donlevy 62.29 .

Compds. ever-, lasting (freq. as mere alliterating prefix). With adjj. incl. adjj. derived fr. nouns: cethracha . . . ar secht [m]blíadnaib būanad[b]lib, BColm. 14.5 . trí locha bord-ghlana buan-áille, ML 96.2 . im Bh. mbuanbhladhach `of lasting fame', Dán Dé xxv 64 . folt . . . búanchlechtach `ever-curling' (Gloss.), MU² 762. Baiscenn buaineascrach, Caithr. CC 80. bloisg-easa beann-gharbha buan-gháibhtheacha, TSh. 6629. sech a bráithribh buanmasa, Leb. Cert.² 160.16 . gluaisit rompu ina mbuidhnibh . . . buanoglacha (sic leg.) (ocla), Feis Tighe Chonáin 1885. pecud būanoll brath gach mbī, ZCP x 47.25 . nárbat buainscélach brégach, SG 107.19 . go buainsheasmhach steadfastly , TSh. 2232. seacht m-bliadhna bláthmhura buan-torthacha, ML 6.16 . an basgaire buantruag (of Doomsday), RC xxviii 318 § 33.

With nouns: Clanna B. in buan-áig `of the ceaseless strife', Metr. Dinds. ii 78.14 . ruc . . . Lasair a bhuidhe ┐ a bhúanaltughadh sin risin ccoimhdhe `eternal gratitude', Ériu v 84.21 . gusin mbúanbrath `till doom', Duan. F. i 66.2 . trí lá ro bhatar somh ag buanchaithemh an bhaile `they continued battering, etc.', AFM vi 2030.14 . rucsat . . . / i Crích B. in ṁbúanchend `the long remembered head', Metr. Dinds. iii 398.26 . ag a mbuancesad a carcair . . . itfrinn, RC xxviii 318 § 36 . bledheda ┐ buancopain ailli, Aen. 371. fer bagha ┐ buancosanta Lethi Cuind, RC xviii 285.6 (Tig.). na fineadha ag báidh dá bhuan-dhíochur `for his perpetual banishment', ML 80.22 . fa borb buainferg, LL 396.5 . a bachla ┐ a bhuainmionna `enduring relics', BNnÉ 236 § 160 . deighenach a bethadh ┐ a bhuan-tsaogail do bheith cuicce `of his length of days', 265 § 228. nit-raib brig do buanseilbe (rhet.) `have thou no worth of thy goods', Dinds. 21. an tí do-ghéana buainsheasamh go deireadh (= qui perseveraverit usque in finem, Matthew xxiv 13 ), TSh. 2235. an Buainsheasamh (= Span. perseverancia, Gloss.), Desid. 2951. go Banba d'a buantadall `to permanently occupy it', MacCarthy 314.18 . im brat no im biadh no im buan-tiodhlaicthibh `fixed contributions', BNnÉ 266 § 234 . do bhuantoil `thy unfailing kindness', Ir. Review 1913, 625 § 21 . do biadh ┐ do buan-toradh, ML² 83.

With verbs and part.: fiche bliadhain buan-fhoirfe, Content. xxx 11. cathracha ina mblodhuibh brisdi, buanrebtha, ZCP vi 103.30 . Benén co becht rabúan-scríb `B. prescribed . . . for ever', Metr. Dinds. iii 18.22 . gur bhíogadar ┐ gur bhuain-sginneadar, Atlantis iv 148.9 .

cáep

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n appar. orig. o, m., later ā, f. clod, clot, lump, mass : caebb .oo. gl. iȧcur, Sg. 6b15 and n . ata la nech asitchid batar cāib a inchinde romebdatar tria c[h]loicend, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 9.16 ). bit lir bomand ega . . . caíp for n-inchindi, BDD² 862 . congabtha caepa doib corsat briste were pelted with clods, LB 238(d)a7 . do beandaís tuirt ┐ tromchaepa a taebhaibh . . . a chéili, CF² 1268 . amal comcumaisctis na gaetha . . . amal no betis is in caip cumascda as ar-tebit ar tus . . . .i. asin mais, TTebe 3081 . ealta caob (sic leg.) a crobhuibh each, Aithd. D. 27.4 . With defining gen. c.¤ cró clot of blood: is c.¤ cró mo chride cain, TBC-LL¹ 3691 . in ch.¤ chró ┐ ḟola ro-boí for a chride, CRR 12 . dara n-ésse ba c.¤ chró / in Lug rosgáet, Metr. Dinds. iv 216.15 . tánac ar tús . . . / am chaob chró a corp mo máthar / am chaob chriadh fá deired dam, O'Gr. Cat. 346.y . do-rigne . . . dí choep criad, PH 2289 . in fail i faghdais caeba críadh . . . no fóda fliuchaidi, CCath. 2520 . gur ghabhadar do chaobaibh criadh orra, Keat. iii 1430 . tángadar Tuath Dé / i coepaib (caipaib, v.l.) cíach cíar, Ériu iv 132.10 . caeba cruaidhrighni crefoigi, ZCP vi 279.y . risna cæboib coemchubair, TTebe 3065 . teilgidh an lasair . . . a lan . . . da caebaib teined, Ir. Astr. Tr. 44.14 . Fig. 'na caeb cumadh, IT ii2 131.229 .

Compds. camchúl . . . cadhblúb (of hair), Hackett² xxiii 3 . cor bo caep-meall cunscaigthech (sic) ar na comshuathad, MR 256.12 . gur crithnaigset in clar caeb-trom, 226.3 .

cáithlech

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n o (cáith) chaff : caith nó c.¤ gl. acus, Sg. 68a4 . menic ro chló dath a drech / itir gaeth ┐ caithlech (of Óengus), Fél. xxv 4 . mar loisgios an lasair an cáithleach, Isaiah v 24 . déusa iomlán arbha iona ccáithleach, 2 Kings iv 42 . Of winnowing-place(?): in cimidh . . . bís itir colg ┐ caithlech, O'D. 854 ( H 3.17, 602 ). cona rabí cáthlech . . . gan gall indairi fair ` winnowing-sheet ', Cog. 116.9 . Cf. c.¤ ātha, Fianaig. 86.16 . mintrebtha do therbōd / [is] dergār in chāithligh (: brāthrib), ACL iii 240 § 4 .

Of plant: cáithleach dhearg `red poppy ', Hogan Luibhl.

condall

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Forms: connall, connall, connall

n o (Lat. cannula, Contribb. 476 ) connall m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.7) . stalk, stubble, aftermath : connall gl. stipulam, Sg. 66b22 (cf. Auraic. 1701 ). condla / c.¤ ndaith `bluebells, quick-growing rushes', K. and H. 22 . tria c.¤ fand fērach, Corm. Y 944 . co toib tri coinnliu 'until she reaps three [growths of corn-]stalks', Ériu lvii 156 (cf. 155 n. 3) isin ch.¤ , Ériu v 116.40 = connall, YBL 213a14 . a lasair dimbuan amal c.¤ , PH 2426 . ba deacmaic don connall a ioth d'iomfulang the stalk could hardly support the grain, AFM i 56.11 . fásaidh an colg 's an connall, Aithd. D. 49.28 = 'sa chonnoll, IGT Decl. ex. 369 . finnlúascach, lí súla, i mbí ina condull '[corn] brightly swaying, a pleasure to the eye, when it stands on its stalk', Éigse xxxvii 77 § 5 .

? Legal (cf. connlán): condull coechdach . . . [.i.] cuic coecait itir cach da gelfine, O'D. 1592 (H 5.15, 8b). c.¤ coegatach (sic leg.) is trichat do bliadhna . . . .i. cuig coegat itir gach dá geilfine, 756 ( H 3.17, 545 ). geilt fir tri c.¤ .i. isedh is leis in fer bis ac fogeilt in ferainn, ac buain a caen nduille de, re ré trír, a tuinide do beith aice, O'Curry 419 ( H 3.18, 229b - 30a ).

1 dé

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Forms: dé, diad, déithe, diaid, diaig, dé, dé, déith, diaid, díaig, died, diaid, dé, diadh, déithe

n t, f. Smoke, haze , &c. n s. dé, from the Glosses (dæ, Ml. 57 a 10 ) up to the present day. Rhyming with clé BB 31 b 8 ; with gné, LL 199 b 47 . Seldom diad, modelled on the ā-stems, BB 450 b 12 , EIS 140 § 22 . g s. diad, Ml. 40 c 1 . TBC-LL¹ 187 . CCath. 1502 . Hy Maine 57 a 2 . AFM vi 1962. 12 ; 2198. 3 . TSh. 187. 23 ; mod. id. and déithe (Kerry).—The derivative dethach points to disyllabic diäd. Unfortunately I have no instance from old poetry. a s. diaid, Expuls. 187 . RC ii 396. 1 f.b. LL 110 a 12 . BB 365 b 17 . PH 2407. 7109 . MacCongl. 63. 6 . O'Dav. 632 . 1586 . diaig TBC-LL¹ 5508 . Superseded by the nom. form dé, AFM vi 2116. 8 f.b. ; mod. dé and déith (sic W. Kerry). d s. diaid, LL 124 a 41 . díaig, PH 2505 . died, RC iii 344. 12 = diaid.

I Smoke, fume , as opposed to lasar `flame' and 1 teine `fire.' It renders Lat. fumus. diaidh .i. múch smoke, vapour P. O'C.

(a) uice fumi omnis eorum elatio euanescit, gl. amal arindchrin dæ ┐ asindbail as smoke perishes and dies Ml. 57 a 10 . rothin (sc. in diabul) fochétóir amal diaid, RC ii 396. 1 f.b. Todd Lect. v 97. 11 . attáit tenti ┐ fóidit diaid in teined sair co hOsseirge, Expuls. 187 . atáid tenid cáin...cen diaid cen chiaig cen crithir, MacCongl. 63. 6 ; 117. 21 . dath na diad, Hy Maine 57 a 2 . amal téid de do deightheinidh, Lib. Flav. 33 b 2. 14 . is cumair in pian aimserda ar is fri diaid thened is casmail, PH 2407 . teine diad a smoky fire : teanndáil nó t. dhiadh, TSh. 187. 23 . the smoke from an encampment: ragabsatar dúnad ┐ longphort inn aidchi sin cor ba dlúim diad ┐ tened (a standing phrase) etir chethri áthaib Ái, TBC-LL¹ 187 . the smoke from a volcano: co maiged (i.e. maided) a duibdiad ┐ a lasra a huamaib ┐ a hairchelaib in tṡlébi sin (i.e. Etna) BB 450 b 12 . the smoke from a devastated country or city: dar leo is tre smúitcheo diad ┐ tre corrthair lasrach nolaefedh in cathraigh uile, CCath. 1502 . dé is dethach smoke and vapour : robad smúittcheo diadh ┐ dethaighe in tír uile dia néis, AFM vi 2198. 3 . an dlúiṁcheo diadh ┐ dethaighe roleth óna forloisccthib, ib. vi 1962. 13 . ib. 2116. 8 f.b. dochuireadar an baile uile tre smúr dhiadh ┐ deataigh, Caithr. 52. 15 .

(b) a smoking fire = teine diad: a thócbáil ┐ a chosa suas...┐ de mór fói, PH 1238 .

(c) the smoke of a fired gun: roleiccsiot dé ┐ detach a ndubhpúdair foa súilib, AFM vi 2116. 8 f.b.

(d) odorous smoke as that of incense : túis...athascnaid a de side iarna hadandad i núaislib nime, PH 7020 . amail diaid thúsi, ib. 7109 .

(e) smoke, fume as the symbol of Satan and the demons : dochonnaic sí in satan...a dhe ┐ a lasair asa chraes ┐ asa ṡróin, Lism. L. 1409 . Todd Lect. v 74. 13 . a dé ┐ a lassar asa chraess ┐ asa ṡrónaib sechtair, Three Hom. 72. 30 . dochóid ass in draicc ┐ tórruma demun impe coro lín in tempul dia díaig ┐ dia bréntur, PH 2505 .

(f) smoke or fume, arising from the anger of the righteous: in dé iarum tánic dítsu ar thimdergad foloi side i nardda coro scáil na demna LL 273 b 48 , ZCP x 378 .

II Esp. the smoke from the hearth or house-fire (tellach); hence sometimes, like teine and tellach, as a symbol of the house or the home. hi tellach thírmaide...nárotlosci a lassar nárotbena a dé, MacCongl. 95. 27 . dé do thig, LB 156 a 57 . nocho bia i nÉirinn...teag ná treb ná ten ná de (: clé) BB 31 b 8 . co facca a dún fornocht cen diaidh cen teach cen tenid, ib. 365 b 17 . biaidh gan diaigh Eaṁuin Uladh, 3 C 13, 659. 9 .—According to old beliefs the smoke of the hearth betrays the secrets of the house and the fate of its inhabitants, cf. adgníed din died ( diaid, LL 124 a 11 ) notheche din tich a llín nombíd co nngalur ann (┐ cech galar nobíd and, add. LL), RC iii 344. 12 . asé sin dobeir aithne ar galar in duine tre diaig in tigi i mbí dḟaicsin TBC-LL¹ 5508 .

III Vapour or steam, arising from heat: coire airgdidi do ná tic dé ná deathach, FDG 507 . de en foulachtae the vapour of the concoction RC xii 100. 10 .

IV Haze, misty appearance, watery vapour : siadair denn do cach dinn: dé do loch linn lán haze from the lake of full waters Four Songs 10. 8 = RC v 202. 1 .

V Like Lat. anima breath, the breath as the principle of life, soul : dend .i. de ut est denn a nanma .i. dé a[n]ma i ndáinib hí .i. in anál. nó amail diaidh do theinid, O'Dav. 632 . dé den anam a little breath of life P. O'C. In this sense still common in the spoken language: tá an déith as he is dead, efflata est anima, opp. tá an déith ann he is still alive (W. Kerry, Conn.). cuireadh go dí deireadh na déithe é ach dochas sé airist, or dochuaidh sé go dí d. na d. he was on the point of death but recovered (W. Kerry, Conn.).

VI PROV. proprium fumi est ut ignem nuntiat secuturum, gl. is gnáth lassar hi tiarmoracht diad flame is customary after smoke Ml. 40 c 1 . is dorn im diaid tor mbriathar a multitude of words is a fist round smoke O'Dav. 1586 (Stokes' translation gives no sense); cf. as dorn im dhiaidh, BS 54. 27 .

VII COMP. mí-dé: is míde tucad dún tair. dorat mígne dár menmain, LL 199 b 47 .

MOD. dé, g s. diadh, déithe, v. V, VI. Obs. in Sc. P. O'C. also gives the sense ` grief, sorrow, sadness .'—Cf. dethach.

dellraigthech

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adj o, ā (dellraigid) bright, shining, resplendent: nac fuil ionadh is in doman gan beth deallraigteach solus on grein, Ir. Astr. Tr. 98 . lasair dheallruightheach theineadh, Keat. iii 1522 . coimh-deallruightheach sin . . . go nach glémhaisighe an ghrian ioná é, TSh. 10979 . mainistir dh.¤ , SG 4.13 .

derg

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Forms: derc, derg, deirg, derg, d.

adj o, ā.

(a) Of colour, red, ruddy (used of colour of blood, flame; also of orange or tawny hue as of ale, gold, etc.): d.¤ gl. luteus, Sg. 49a3 , gl. lutea, 7 . derc gl. rufus, 37a5 . flann gach nd.¤ , ZCP ix 167.z . tene d.¤ , SR 8294 . dobiur lim cóer ndeirg do ibur, Ériu iv 134.4 . folt d.¤ lais, LB 181a11 . fil lenid ndeirg . . . immi, TBC-I¹ 61 . braena fola derge, Todd Nenn. 206.7 . suile derga eyes red with weeping, PH 584 . Cf. A. Ó Dálaigh viii 10 : bríogh a guidhe 's a déar ndearg `her blood-red tears' (= ardent ). Of animals: ech d.¤ , LU 8630 ( FB 47 ). hirricht bó deirgi, Ériu iii 141.2 . guth gadhair dheirg, Duan. F. i 83.28 . mor ndamh ndearg (of stags), ib. mucca derga, Metr. Dinds. iii 150.14 . Of liquors: lind d.¤ .i. flaith d.¤ red ale, Thes. ii 337 ( Hy. v 38Comm.). um chomhól ndeoch ndearg, TD 20.55 . Cf. derglaith. Of gold: di or d.¤ , SR 529 . dind ór d.¤ , 4150 . d'ór dhearg, TD 17.36 . Of earth or clay turned up, dug up: reilge derga (portent of the end of the world), ZCP viii 196 § 18 . do-chífe dearg druim tar ais | . . . | gach leath dot ghormfhaithche ghloin, | ó chomhghraifne each, Studies 1922, 411 § 11 . Cf. don taobh thiar thuaidh d'Eirinn dheirg, Atlantis iv 122.z . do cherdaib in domnáin deirg `the vile rude world's estates', SG 51.y . Hence of persons, of ruddy complexion or red-haired: oclach . . . d.¤ = iuvenis rubicundus, PH 7030 . ben d.¤ cona dib braaib dercaib, IT ii2 242.17 . red ghnúis ndeirg, TD 3.19 . Equative: deirgither losa liac, TTebe 479 . dergithir re corcair, Acall. 6636 v.l. brecdergithir síon spotted with crimson like a foxglove, BDD § 97 . Compar. nir bo dírga grís inna ind aiged (sic leg.), IT iii 298 § 34 (Cóir Anm.). As subst.: scripthar int psailm tria dub ┐ in tituil tria derg in red (ink or pigment), Hib. Min. 244 . derg g s. deirg, d s. derg, IGT Decl. § 15 . dearg a grúaidh the red of his cheek, ex. 1240 .

(b) Transf. red with blood; bloody, sanguinary: imatuarcat doib combo d.¤ cach dib di arailiu till each was red with the other's blood, YBL 118b17 . fuidel fir deircc di duinib of one red with (the blood of) men, Ériu vii 150 § 17 . atre in rí . . . cona chroich deirg . . . fria aiss, SR 8269 . red-handed (i.e. a shedder of blood): náma ┐ esgcara láime deirge do, SG 268.33 . atú mar láimh ndeirg ag Dia God looks upon me as His foe, Dán Dé ii 30 . claidebderg red-sworded , Metr. Dinds. iii 340.38 . Of a criminal: dul dá guin eisi (i.e. asin chill) no taidhecht d.¤ indti red-handed , O'Curry 985 ( H 3.18 424b ). Hence of meat bleeding, raw, fleshy (as oppd. to fat): d.¤ cach n-om, Laws v 432.2 Comm. dergcarna ┐ saill, ii 202.19 . da mer dia d.¤ `two fingers in the lean of it', 254.11 .

(c) red-hot, incandescent: iarnn d.¤ = candens ferrum, Lat. Lives 96.1 . cloch d.¤ a ndabhaigh fhuair, 3 C 12, 6.13 . lecca derca fo chossaib (of hell), RC iv 252 . co slabradu derga . . . tentigi, PH 8309 .

(d) In fig. sense, full-blooded, flushed with pride, overbearing (?): fri dīmmus nd.¤ ndocht (one of the capital sins), ZCP vi 271.11 . derg . . . cach n-indligthech, Laws i 54.2 Comm. , v 432.2 Comm.

As subst. o . d.¤ , m., IGT Decl. § 15 . don d.¤ redness , ex. 701 . gan crecht . . . gan d.¤ wound , TBC-LL¹ p. 387 n. 5 . math glas nō d.¤ 'if it be a bruise or an abrasion' Cáin Ad. 28 § 44 , Ériu lii 127 (Di Ércib Fola) . In phr. derg dásachtach a blood vessel located in the head: bídh a fis agad co fuil inadh (sic) ann nach dlegar do crechad mar atáit .. dergdásachtach ocus ruadhrasach ocus gach uile a mbí gluasacht ocus bualad in pulsa know that there are places which may not be cauterised such as the derg dásachtach and the rúad rasach and everywhere in which there is movement and a beating pulse​, O'Gr. Cat. 269.11 . derg dasachtach ┐ rúadh fhrasach, Ériu lxiv 6 n. 22 ( G11 289b28 ). cidh fodera duine do thērnamh ōn derg dāsachtaigh dā letarthar eidir ūainibh an cinn, et duine ele gan tērnamh? 'why does one person recover from the derg dásachtach if it [he?] is wounded between the sutures of the head, while another person does not recover?', Ériu lxiv 7 ( 72.1.2 fo. 59v7 ). in derg dāsachtach, Ériu lxiv 10 ( 72.1.2 fo. 62v14 ). muna baca an derg dāsachtach no cuislí ele 'if the derg dásachtach or another vein does not prevent it', Ériu lxiv 11 ( E 4.1 120b28 )​​​​.

pn In names: na trí Deirg do thig Deirg, BDD² 296 . in Derg Drúchtach, name of Colum Cille's curach , Reeves Ad. 274.13 . forsin Deirg Drúchtaig `the Dewy Red' (of Conall Cernach's horse), RC iii 183.30 . dofeccai secha a gabuir .i. in Deirg ṅdruchtaig, 184.30 .

Compds.

(a) Of colour, in sense (a) above. With adjs. ¤aigthech red-faced : ba derrscaithec (deargaighteach, v.l.) a delb, Cóir Anm.² i 95 § 72 . ¤buide reddish yellow: taraill a lám leiss in gipni ndergbudi, TBC-I¹ 1879 . ¤chorcra crimson: dí gáe d., Ériu iv 102 § 43 . ¤domal dark red: alaile dath cruanda ┐ alaile dergdomla, ZCP xxx 124.3 . ¤lethan broad and red: claideb . . . d.¤ , TBC-I¹ 2341 . ¤ruad: dairedha dergruadha do slegaib ` rud-red ', CCath. 5345 . dragún dearg-ruadh, TSh. 7856 . With adjs. derived from subst.: ¤dathach red-hued: Lomna druth d., LL 48b18 . ¤órda: drochte . . . dergórdai, SR 476 . cosna delbaib dergórdaib, 4360 .

With subst.: ¤ainech red-face (as sobriquet): Maeldúin d., Rawl. 144g42 . ¤chodal red (i.e. tanned) hide: curach nua co ndergchodail, RC x 84.5 . ¤derc: scéo mnáib dergdercaib with eyes red (from weeping), ZCP iii 256.15 . ¤ibar red yew: cét ndabach ṅdergibair, LL 51a22 . ¤lasad: luinech . . . 'na láim ar derglassad glittering like a red flame, LL 120a44 . a dhá shúil ar d. ina chenn, SG 295.14 . ¤ lasair red flame: g s. doigh derglasrach, ZCP viii 212 § 60 . ¤loscad: ag dearg-losgadh, TSh. 6627 . ¤ór (see Études Celt. iv 314 ) purified gold (by a de-silvering process) ZCP xxxviii 246-47 n. 13 , Medieval Archaeology xlviii 37 : rond derc-óir, LU 3273 ( SCC § 7 ). ¤rót: a threabh . . . na ndearg-ród red clay roads , Ir. Monthly 1919, 456 § 8 ( DDána 97 ). ¤scé red hawthorn: imar cráibred ndergscíach, TBC-I¹ 1953 = ṅdercscíath, TBC-LL¹ 2617 . ¤theine: i carput dergthened, SR 7136 . ¤thes: d. fola, Ériu ii 102 § 12 . ¤uma red bronze, copper: scieth . . . co mbocoidibh derccuma, TBC-LL¹ 5477 .

(b) In sense (b) above. ¤ár bloody slaughter , SR 5648 . LL 375b27 . ¤béim a blow that draws blood, Laws iv 364.22 ; 'a blow that inflicts bruising or swelling or loss of skin' Ériu lii 125 (Di Ércib Fola) . ¤ḟine family group that has been guilty of `fingal', O'Don. Suppl. derggfine issede cruess, Laws iv 284.10 . deirgfine .i. indiḟíní fíngalach, 286.10 Comm. ? ¤ḟochor: dergfochuru do tuit i ndilsi, O'Curry 881 ( H 3.18 394b ). ¤martra red martyrdom (involving death): dercmartre, Thes. ii 246.31 (Cambr. Hom.). irlam fri dergmartrai, ZCP iii 29 § 9 . Bloody death, slaughter (in general): ilar nderggmartra dogni (of Cú Chulaind), ZCP ix 122.y . derccmartra ┐ dortadh fola, AFM vi 2178.5 . ¤ruathar a bloody onset: dergruathur, TBC-LL¹ 4344 .

(c) As a mere intensive. ¤lomnocht stark naked , TBC-LL¹ 4253 . TSh. 3674 . ¤maith, LL 128b34 . ¤náma a bitter foe: iar ṁbádud a ndergnámat, SR 4036 . do dergnamait, 6368 . amail dergnamait, CCath. 5164 . ¤náimdenas fierce enmity: dobudh créachta gan dúnadh a ndeargnaimhdeanas, ML 30.2 . ¤thruag: rotoccbadh an cenn . . . ina scath dhearccthruagh do Ghaoidhealaibh `a spectacle of intense pity', AFM 1172 (iii 4.6) .

Cf. further: dergfilliud erred náir, LU 9290 and : dergindledhaidh errid nair, BB 248a16 (both names of one of Cú Chulaind's feats). ¤mír `red morsel'. Apparently technical name for property illegally acquired. See Laws v 430 - 4 . amail deirgmir, 434.10 Comm. cach manach . . . dosli disli do eclais a aicsi lee samlaid manup dergmir, O'Curry 871 ( H 3.18 , 391b ). deirgmireanda, Laws v 430.22 ( .i. mirenda omha indligthecha, 432.1 Comm. ).

dethach

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Forms: dethcha, d., dethaige

n ā, f. g s. and n a pl. dethcha, g p. d.¤ , IGT Decl. § 37 . But dethaige occurs frequently as g s. and n a pl. Cf. detach.

(a) smoke, vapour, fume, steam: ro loiscset luib . . . ro sined in d.¤ thren . . . triasin n-ahér, SR 2149 . ro mhebaid d.¤ mor aroime . . . don loc, LB 230b32 . la dethaig na n-apaige 'cá loscud, TTr.² 1048 . ro loisced an chathir co raibe tría chorthair tenedh ┐ fo smúit dethcha, 1897 . conárbó airdi a d.¤ (detach, v.l.) inass a lasair , CCath. 1900 . is d.¤ do muchad, RC iv 254 . an dluimhchéo diadh ┐ dethaighe ro leth ona forloisccthibh, AFM vi 1962 . tusmidter deathaighi reamra tirma uaithi nach urcoidigius don radarc, 23 Q 5, 54.12 . a mbearbadh ar uisge fearthana ┐ urbruith do ghéunamh dhíbh ┐ a ndeathach do leigen fon t., 23 K 42, 341.12 . ó dethaighib cinntacha do beith isin ninchind, O'Gr. Cat. 186 . Of a conflagration: do-bhéara . . . | rí o nEathach nar airg cill | deat[h]ach isgach aird d'Eirinn, 23 D 4, 105 . Carraig in Bhogáin . . . ┐ brugh Bhaile Tomáis . . . do chuir A. fa aoindeat[h]ach, 3 C 13, 568 . na deathcha a n-íath anaithnidh | tríath Cechna is dá chomharthaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 972 . Cf. Eocho mac Echach | co cétaib d.¤ , SG 265 = LL 297b4 .

(b) vapour or exhalation caused by mental exertion or emotion; religious fervour, shame, etc.: d.¤ a cind iar crábud, RC xx 42 . an uair dorinde C.C. an urnuidhe ud ┐ do tocuib se a cend do scaeilfedh an d.¤ do erich da cenn an uair sin a bfuil do demhnaib a n-ifrend, BCC § 335 . as mairg teanga thug d.¤ tré a ghnúis (i.e. caused his face to fume with irritation), 3 C 12, 5 . do gab nairi é ┐ do bhí do mhéd na naire sin go facaid a raibe do lathair an d.¤ do erigh dá chind, BCC § 80 .

(c) Transf. hearth (for taxing purposes), `a smoke': pinginn ar gach ndethaig, BNnÉ 248 . sgrepall ar gach aonndethaigh, 204 . Cf. screball as gach tig i mbia d.¤ , Fen. 236.1 .

Compd. ¤mór of great smoke, exceedingly smoky: mothar dorcha doighir-leathan deathach-mhór, ML 80.16 .

See 1 dega.

1 dían

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Forms: dian, déin, Déin, Dianchon, díanascnam, díanbhádad, dianscailti, ndianscailedh

adj o, ā. swift, rapid: dian gl. concito, Ml. 41d8 . gl. creber, Sg. 20a7 . gl. uelox, 60b19 . dian .i. oband sudden , Stowe Gl. 80 . déin (n pl. for a pl.) gl. celeres, Ml. 48d11 . is d.¤ dorreractid maám ind soscéli 'tis quickly ye have abandoned, Wb. 18c6 . cid d.¤ ┐ cían nothéisinn though I went fast and far, Ml. 41d9 . In lit. gener. with the added sense of eager, impetuous, forceful or vehement, both in good and bad sense. Of animals and natural objects (gener. implying motion): ech d.¤ , FB § 50 . TBC-LL¹ 1972 . dam d.¤ vehement (?), Acall. 3516 . Cog. 188 . mur buinni ṅdian ṅdílinn, Fianaig. 94.19 . fo dílind déin, LL 4b10 . inna side dian mar daig, Metr. Dinds. iii 158 . sruth tenntide ro-d.¤ , PH 6201 . tinneanas tineadh déine, ML 114 . Cf. also: i carput d.¤ dergthened, SR 7136 . domun d.¤ swift-passing, fleeting (?), ZCP vii 498 . daescarsluag an domain déin, viii 208 . maisi in domuin dian (: fíal), RC vi 178.122 . Of persons: ben d.¤ ` active ', MacCongl. 97.2 . oen-ben d.¤ díbergach, Metr. Dinds. iii 4 . Dauid d.¤ , SR 6413 , 5890 . i tig Dagda déin, Ériu vii 225 . Metr. Dinds. ii 18.18 . Fianaig. 42.7 . druid diana, SR 3419 . co lín a ṅdroṅg nd.¤ ndaigrech (of combatants), 5887 . berid uain . . . in duini ṅd.¤ ṅdásachtach (of David feigning madness), 6236 . Painiel d.¤ (an Archangel), KMMisc. 254 . Of the Deity: a De dúilig déin, Ériu iii 14 . a degmic Dé déin, ZCP vi 263 . Of the Devil: SR 944 . fri demna diana, 8316 . Of actions and abstr. notions: bretha diana `rash judgements', Tec. Corm. § 14 . tacra d.¤ dermatach `a vehement . . . pleading', § 25 . dian medair `a vehement saying', Fél. Prol. 219 . d.¤ a buille, Metr. Dinds. ii 16 . gnim d.¤ , SR 2847 . deabhtha díana, Hugh Roe 294.26 . fo dianaib déraib, Fél. Prol. 24 . golgaire duba d.¤ , SR 8166 . RC xxviii 314 . ag clos linn iona lasair | do ḟreagra dhéin dhóchasaigh, Content. x 21 . frossa diana dér, Ériu ii 55 . is dian in fuillem, Laws v 242.y (swift? the interest mounts up rapidly?). i ló an bhrethemhnuis dén déghenaigh 'at the day of the rigorous and last iudgement' Ériu xv 52 (52b) . With FRI: nárbhat d.¤ re daescar-ṡluagh, Acall. 587 . ? in ben d.¤ fri dúasu `eager for gifts', Metr. Dinds. iii 302 . In following cases meaning seems to be strong, without notion of activity or motion: 'mo les nd.¤ `the strong keep', Metr. Dinds. ii 8 . do mhidh na dabcha déne, Acall. 812 .

Equative: is denithir sin arachrin cumachtae inna pecthach, Ml. 57c12 . Compar. déniu rád swifter than speech, Trip.² 131 . nar ba déni tepersain fhola oltás . . ., PH 3042 . As superl.: a dremm is déniu dolud `quickest in havoc' (whose tax is most severe?), Metr. Dinds. iii 348 . amal as deiniu . . . notinoilfitís naeireada seolbrata a long, CCath. 3736 . Adv. atrachtár co d.¤ , SR 4461 . rochingsiott go d.¤ deinmnettach, AFM vi 2254 . As n.pr. m. (allegorical): Metr. Dinds. iii 4 . Dinds. 18 . gen. ingine Déin meic Dileann, Acall. 697 . ? Sirna mac Dein, Rawl. 135a1 , 117g17 .

Common in compds., often merely as an intensive. ¤aided swift or sudden death (destruction): dianoidhidh, MacCarthy 422 = BB 50b24 . gan dogh gan dianoidheadh, AFM vi 2072 . ? ¤aigligh, Laws iv 86.12 . ¤airlech swift or ruthless slaying , Metr. Dinds. iii 74 . ¤aithesc hasty speech: as n.pr. m., Anecd. ii 51 . ¤aithirge earnest repentance (?), Lism. L. p. 307 . LL 282a14 . ¤apud (legal term) `sudden notice', Triads 235 . ¤bás sudden death: Thes. ii 354 . is bec na dechaid dianbas, SR 1720 . ar díenbhás ar bedg | romain Íosa, Ériu iv 236 . Anecd. ii 15 . deocha dian-bais, CCath. 5836 . ¤breth sudden doom: cipé fongeib dia láim chlí, | ro ordaig rí in betho bí | issí a déin-breth ria dérge; | a glé-meth nó a gair-sécle (of a magical yew), Metr. Dinds. iii 230 . ¤chommilt swift or fierce crushing: dabered d. fair eter a rigthib ┐ a dernannaib, TBC-LL¹ 4622 . ¤chride n.pr. m. Diancraide mic Offir, BB 146c25 . oroit do dianchridiu, Thes. ii 257 . ¤chú n.pr. m. gen. Dianchon, BB 87a47 . Lec. 146c36 . ¤éc sudden death: deocha dian-éca, Acall. 6372 . See Díangal. ¤galar sudden or violent sickness, plague: ronsoerat ar d. (ar in galar ndian .i. ar in mbude connaill), Hy. i 6 . d. d'adhmilledh a n-eachraidh, CCath. 3479 ( Luc. Phars. vi 89 ). d.¤ gl. langor, Gild. Lor. 258 . ¤garta ` ready hospitality ', Metr. Dinds. iii 88 . See Díangus. ¤lám nimble hand: d. oc fodail, Tec. Corm. § 4 . ¤leges swift healing , TFerbe 734 . ¤ṡárugud forcible violation , Laws iv 228.y . is ed is diansarudugad (sic) and, rofitir a beith for comairce ┐ nocha ranaic uadu dligi do taircsin, O'Curry 2034 ( H 4.22 56 -57). ¤uisce swiftly-flowing water: rosdailedh ar d., Metr. Dinds. ii 68 .

With adj.: ¤aicentach of vehement nature: of Caesar, CCath. 348 . ¤angbaid very fierce (?). Of a river: o Drobaís d., LL 8b35 . ¤buillech of swift or fierce blows: fa dígaltach duáibsech d. comrac na desi-sin, Fianaig. 96 . ¤chumthach deeply-grieving: cach duine co dianchumhthach, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 330 . ¤díchra very eager: ro ghabhsat co sanntach diandichra ic a tuargain, CCath. 5754 . ? ¤dil: dendiliu gl. magis industrios atque strenuos, RC xxix 269 . See Díangalach. ¤glicc very prudent: cen rurig ṅdedgair ṅd., MacCarthy 198 . ¤marb utterly dead: dronga dian-marba, TTebe 2857 . ¤menmnach nimble-minded, very spirited: atraigim co dírech dienmenmnach, MacCongl. 119 . ¤scothach of hasty words (?): inghen Déirc Dhianscothaig, Acall. 52 . ¤ṡeng?: cech drui deinseng (aga mbiad na diana seanga .i. ainm aisti), Leb. Gab.(i) 64 (expl. probably wrong, but cf. 4 dían).

With verbs: ¤ascnaid advances rapidly: co ndianascnaitis remhibh, Hugh Roe 214.23 . ro dianasgna . . . gan anadh . . . go ranuicc gusan nG., 276.7 . vn. oc díanascnam in mhuighi speeding across the plain, CCath. 1274 . ¤bádid quickly swamps. vn. ródbhuindi róimer d'uisqi . . . ag díanbhádad an baili, Acall. 3630 . ¤beirid quickly carries: an t-anam sa chlí chuga | mac De muna dhianruga, 23 D 14, 93 . ¤léici releases swiftly: díam-díanléicther ar fi[u]r findchless … 'if I am swiftly loosed upon (lit. before) the man of the fine feats' ZCP xlvii 64 . ¤loscid quickly burns . vn. ni ḟarggaib . . . múr can a díanloscud, CRR § 4 . ¤millid quickly destroys: ro dianmhilleadh a dhuthaigh, AFM v 1720 . ¤scaílid quickly or utterly distributes, scatters, disperses, separates: ro dianscailit biada . . . do chach, Acall. 4609 . in tan díanscáiles ler . . . dar dreich in talman, CCath. 298 . co ro dluig ┐ co ro dianscail a chend ar dó air, TTebe 3162 . ro saebait do ruisc . . . ┐ ro dianscailit do baill, LB 143a29 . As med. term dissolves, diffuses: tig rann don deathach hisin cum na mball imeallach ┐ diansgailidh linn fuar gloinidhi idir feoil ┐ leathar andsin, 23 P 10, 161 rb36 . diansgailter an rand as reimhe dhe a ceo fuar, 161va13 . is righin he ┐ ni diansgailfeadh an fothrugad e, 161ra14 . da contrardha sin do nither lipairia noch tig o l. r. morgaithe idir feoil ┐ leathar ┐ eirghe deathach on morgadh isin noch anmesruighes an craidhi gu nden fiabras ┐ an trath sgaileas in ainmeasurdhacht isin isna bullaib inmedonachaib da faga si l. f. glainidhi sa guili no a n-inadh ele leth asdigh diansgailidh e ┐ on diansgaileadh isin fuaraid na baill inmeadhonacha, 161rb-va . Part. ro badar luireacha dluithi dianscailti desin, CCath. 3155 . Vn. iar n-argain ┐ iar ndianscailedh chell ┐ coicrich, RC xviii 281 . Cf. díscaílid.

dimbúan

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adj o,ā (búan) transitory, impermanent, unsteady: iatsom dimbuan tussu búan (Brug na Boinne contrasted with mortals), Metr. Dinds. ii 16 . rabad duthain ┐ dimbúan short-lived , TBC-LL¹ 1075 . bid dimbúan ar slóg la Coinchulaind, TBC-I¹ 1101 . Druim Criaich . . . cen cop dithrub ní dimbuan, LL 151a1 . Buan ben Mesgegra ciar dimbuan (a pun on the name), 138a38 . a ndóire dimbuain in short-lived bondage, LB 13c36 . gilla nár ba d.¤ blad, SG 119.39 . d.¤ . . . in drúcht indfhúar alainnsi, IGT Decl. ex. 983 . dimbuan sgíamh do chríche a chuirp, A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 5 . amal roshás ilar slúaigh | don p[h]roinn bicc deróil dimbúain, RC xxxvii 346 § 19 . ósa dímbuan cuimne na ndáine, O'Gr. Cat. 211 . gurab diombúan beatha . . . an duine, TSh. 7606 . ar ré ndímbuain in domnáin, O'Gr. Cat. 357 . ar bhláth diombúan, Isaiah xxviii 1 . lasair dimbuan, PH 2426 . claochlódh corrach diombuan . . . na mian, TSh. 1662 . As n.pr. m. Buain m. Dimbuain, LL 352b7 , BB 232a5 , Lec. 100b24 .

domúchta

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adj (múchaid) inextinguishable; hard to extinguish: teine dhomhúchta grádha Dé, SG ii 466.20 . lasair domuchta, Aisl. Tond. 103 § 1 . teine fhoiréigneach dhomhúchta, TSh. 6160 . co domuctha, Ir. Astr. Tr. 44.8 . ga losgadh a tteintibh domhuchda, Parrth. Anma 39.12 .

drithle

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Forms: drithrenna

n (-liu) n. a p. drithrenna, MacCongl. 13.1 . f., IGT Decl. § 121 . spark: co ro sceinn d.¤ ó a mhaisde isin bpúdar, AFM vi 2072.20 . casracha tenntighi . . . ┐ rotorrling d.¤ dib side for L., Grail 3740 . acht amhain go maireann d.¤ | gan dul as, O'Gr. Cat. 473.1 . ní dhealrochuidh d.¤ a thineadh, Job xviii 5 . nách múchfadh uisge éin d.¤ amháin di (of purgatorial fire), Mac Aingil 329.11 . d.¤ srad, Eg. Gl. 232a . d.¤ nach dóigh do bháthadh, 3 C 13, 796.19 . coimhdhearg re crithir no re drithlinn, IT i 309.12 . samhail smuail do dhrithlinn deirg, DDána 97.35 . mar dhrithlinn do grís, GJ iv 150a . lingid drithleanna teineadh amach, Job xli 19 . caor ceardcha ag cur drithlionn, 3 C 12, 377.8 . mé ┐ teine ar mo thengaid | sele Dé re dreithleandaib, ACL iii 245 § 33 . ilimud do dhrithlennaib lasamna, Stair Erc. 1708 . liridir . . . fri drithrenna tened, MacCongl. 13.1 .

Fig. ó a theine . . . na drúise . . . darab drithleanna doibhriathra (= scintilla), TSh. 5520 . drithlenda do sginnedh ón lasair grádha, Ó Héodhusa 149.10 . drithli diadha . . . theidhghfios an croidhi fuar-sa, Mac Aingil 16.13 . tiocfuidh d.¤ egin firinneach as some spark of truth, 3 C 19, 102rb26 . digen a drithlenn mbroide | ceilt ar chaill do shochraide `it is a strengthening of her pangs of sorrow to conceal the number of the host she lost', Columban Record 1914, 40b25 .

As n.pr. m. Drithliu drái, SG 333.12 . aenach nDrithlenn, 334.4 . ? Bri ambai cetna ro tecoisc drithliu .i. in torce becc, O'D. 985 ( H 3.17 848 ).

3 fertach, firtach

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adj o-ā (fiurt) possessing virtues or miraculous powers (common epithet of saints): Maodhóg f.¤ Ferna BNnÉ 231.2 . f.¤ ... an fer, 253.21 . Lasair ḟ.¤ , Ériu v 78.23 . Mlaise ┐ Moedhóic ... fertaigh oc feichiumh in bhaile, SG 24.40 . Dia feartach, Parrth. Anma 118.17 . laeoch ... lanfeartach, BB 266a57 = Keat. i 210 . an ḟíorógh ḟiortach, A. Ó Dálaigh xv 15 . Of things: doní Moysi ... natraig da flesc firtaigh, BB 239bz . le cois na ffethal ffertach `the wonder-working insignia' BNnÉ 246.10 .

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