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1 airlann

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n [ā, f.] (air- + 2 lann Ériu xlviii 154 ) open space before a residence, fort or city: aurland Temrach, Ériu iv 124.5 . for blai (.i. faichthi H) óenirlaindni rom altsa, LU 10280 = for blae oenurlaindie, ZCP iii 235.17 . Cf. ní ar bhladh éan urlann (sic MS.) rom alt, Content. xxiv 7 . for urla[i]nn (faithce v.l.) an dúin, BNnÉ 4.2 . dún . . . tig Fechín amach forsin erloinn, RC xii 348 § 41 . forsan erlainn fri taob in regles[a], § 43. a irlann ┐ a fhaichti, Fen. 206.1 . d'aicthib ┐ d'urlannaib ┐ redib, TBC-LL¹ 68 ( LL 7610 ). for erlaind in baile, RC xiii 56 § 44 ( LL 300a40 ). dolluid M. for fordorus ind liss immach isin n-aurlaind, LU 8719 ( FB § 54 ). urland a liss d'ar `the ploughing of the front lawn', Ériu ix 46 § 12 . cena betha ac acra ar nech dul ar a nurlainn . . . uair dicomais cach nurlaind `green', Laws iii 252.19 Comm. urland sealb ┐ ceathra, iv 102.17 Comm. dochum in tobair . . . bui i n-urlaind in Sídha Nechtain, RC xv 315.7 ( Dinds. 19 ). Sadhbh . . . / finnbhean a horlainn Áine (i.e. from Áine Clíach), DDána 99.3 . os ferlannaib . . . prim-rédi in prephir . . . talmantai, MR 112.10 .

airslaicthe

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Forms: airsoilcthe, airoslaicthe

io, iā part. of ar-oslaici. Also airsoilcthe (earliest form) and airoslaicthe. open: adnacul nersoilcthe, Ml. 22a11 . biid ersoilcthi ar chiunn for ríg, 46a7 . bad ærsoilcthe, Sg. 147b7 . liss aurslocthi, LU 8714 ( FB 54 ). leicis C. eocho . . . ┐ a n-éisi airslaicthi with their reins loosened, TBC-LL¹ 684 . a chath-carpat . . . co n-a nglés aursolcdi, LU 6481 (TBC) = aursloicthi (uroslaicthi v.l.), TBC-LL¹ 2630 . senistre nime at urslacthi frim, MacCongl. 41.6 . gur ba h-aen alad uroslaicthi, MR 300.3 . As subst. cor línad lais . . . na huama ┐ na airslaicti (of Joseph storing corn), BB 238b3 (cf. Celtica iv 16.z, SR 3396 ).

1 ard

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Forms: árd, árt, art, arad, arad, arrad, arruidṡliocht

also árd. árt, Wb. 24d9 . art, Thes. ii 235.15 . Somet. arad metri gratia, esp. in later lang.: arad, IT iii 104 § 202 . arrad, Ó Bruad. i 32 § xiv . arruidṡliocht, 23 G 24, 239.4 .

I Adj. o, ā

(a) Of objects not in contact with ground high: innahí ruptar ardda dunnai (of planets), Thes. ii 11.42 (BCr.). In compds. tri ardlémend, LU 4021 ( SCC 47 ). ard-luth a eich high motion, CCath. 4712 . ardnem na náemh, RC xxiv 372.25 . Cf. airdrenn, 2 airdrech.

(b) high above ground, elevated, lofty . Of a place: huand luc digas no a.¤ gl. e loco editiore, Ml. 58a12 . 47c19 . isna lucu arda, 23d23 . Of a mountain etc.: hi tilchaib ardaib, Ml. 14a9 . iter da sliab arda, TTebe 898 . Of a building etc.: gríanána . . . ardda, MU² 201 . i n-iomdhaidh aird raised high from floor(?), Magauran 1380 . Cf. compd. ¤-lepaid: iomdaighe ┐ árdleapthacha, RC xiv 30 § 12 . go rabat ind (leg. id ?) ardleabaidh / a mna a meic may they be in Thy high bed (place of honour ?), Anecd. ii 33 § 17 . mairidh an fhithchioll eagair / do h-imbearthaoi a n-áirdleabaidh, ML 50.6 . Of a tree tall: ind huinnius ardd, Sg. 67a11 . arnaib fedaib sonartaib ardaib, Ml. 146a6 . crann a.¤ , Stair Erc. 384 . Of a vessel in compds.: fó inbiur in ardchori `lofty cauldron' (deep ?), MacCongl. 39.17 . airdiena (ardíana v.l.) ibardha deep(?) yew vessels, Anecd. ii 58 § 20 . Cf. 1 ardán.

(c) Of the sea: cathair ṡlúaigh do airg d'ḟoiléim / a ngoibéil chúain aird ainiúil deep(?), IGT Decl. ex. 518 . In compds.: an ardmhuir thened high sea, ocean (?), Ériu ii 124 § 68 (calque from Lat. altum mare , Deutsche, Kelten und Iren 99 ). tar ard mhuir cciachdhuibh `tossing', Ir. Review 1913, 624 § 16 . dún is inber is ard-ler, Metr. Dinds. iii 112.34 .

(d) Of sounds loud: a.¤ aniu . . . gáir guil, Cog. 96.3 . frecra n-a.¤ n-obéle loud answer, Tec. Corm. § 25.12 . traetaít na ciulu islí na ciuil arda, BB 327b33 . In compds.: blūsair .i. nuall ardegóir, O'Mulc. 180 = O'Dav. 329 . firfid Findbennach fri dond Cúalnge ardburach loud bellowing, LU 10401 . ag Eochaid Ardghair `of the loud cry', Ériu i 81 § 11 . ardghaire mbaeth loud foolish laugh, Fél. 206.y . do breth a hardguth for aird, LL 9226 (TBC). árdghothach ┐ easurramach loud and stubborn, Proverbs vii 11 .

(e) Of colour: fual . . . á.¤ , Rosa Angl. 188.4 .

(f) In fig. usage. Of rank or superior quality noble, dist- inguished: aire ardd, one of the grades of nobility , Críth G. 368 and p. 69 . Andreas a.¤ a ordan, Fél. Feb. 6 . bit áird úas dind ḟlatha exalted (of saints), Prol. 155. a bhanaltra charthannach an Chomhachtaigh aoird mighty(?), Hackett xix 41 . óclách a.¤, imnair, IT i 79.2 . art .i. uasal, Metr. Gl. 27 § 35 . Stowe Gl. 22 . Of foundations, institutions etc. ba cóir ceniptis árdda do chongbala-su, Trip.² 1564 . bid á.¤ bid úasal do chathir i talum, 472 . abb ecailse ardae, Fél. Jan. 2 . sacramaint ro-a.¤ a cuirp fein august, Smaointe B. Chr. 3324 . Of a place: bátir Érenn ardae / la m'Luóc . . . / grían Liss móir de Albae they were of noble Ireland, Fél. June 25 . Of a feast: ré Notlaicc aird aurgaiss, Fél. Nov. 13 . In compds.: domhnaighe . . . ┐ airdfheile, AFM ii 952.15 , casc . . . ardshollumun na bliadne principal festival, Lism. L. 323 . Gramm. ón táoibhréim a. iollraidh i.e., the g p. in a dental, IGT Introd. § 142 (see ísel).

In phr. ardu árosc, see árosc.

(g) great, extensive(?): ba ha.¤ in coscur .i. ba mor, Thes. ii 334.1 (Hy. v). a.¤ .i. mor nó sochaide, ut est a.¤ in athlighi .i. sochaide facbhuit ina lige, O'Dav. 21 .

(h) proud: ná bísi ard nó íseall, L. Cl. A. B. 132.58 . atbert athesc a.¤ proud answer, LL 19874 .

(i) difficult, laborious, arduous (based on Lat. arduus JCL ix 44 ): is rét a.¤ .i. foglaim inna hirisse foirbthe gl. res ardua atque difficilis, Ml. 14c10 . roart lessom epert friusom intsamli dæ, Wb. 24c10 .

Equative: ardithir . . . seólcrand prímlui[n]gi, LU 6474 (TBC). airdithir neolla nime gach fer dib, RC xvii 416.38 . goma hairdithir re h-én, MR 300.11 .

Compar.: cia thes hi loc bes ardu ní ardu de, Ml. 23d23 . ni arddu feisin quam a chocéle, Sg. 161b9 . ni artu ní nim `nothing is higher than heaven', Thes. ii 248.3 . arddu (arddiu v.l.) dōinib / acht nōibrī nime, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 4 . airdiu cach múr araile, LU 2037 ( FA 11 ). airddiu, IT i 77.13 . harda (: Alba = Albu), ZCP viii 197.11 . airdi sa hairdi `higher and higher', Études Celt. i 87.23 . As superl. caithir fhionn as airde múr, DDána 119.19 .

Superl. dobeir grád as ardam, Fél. Ep. 207 . ardam dossaibh highest of bushes, Auraic. 5548 . ardam iactadh loudest of groanings, 5575 .

Adv.: eigis co ha.¤ , TTebe 4407 . ? teist dober cu arad ort / tu labor olcc eltaide edranach, IT iii 104 § 202 . is a.¤ do ghradaigh si sibh she has loved you much, Smaointe B. Chr. 4970 . ag foillsiughadh go ha.¤ showing openly, Donlevy 62.28 . In phrase ós a.¤ : gan feis lé fear ós a.¤ `publicly', Keat. ii 2924 , cf. 1 aird.

II Subst. o

(a) high place, height: etir fán ┐ ardd, Ml. 140a2 . conid Temair a hainm ind aird sin, ZCP viii 313.29 . cit n-é . . . ardae ┐ indbera do-riadhad ? BDD² 456 . rith fri ha.¤ , Tec. Corm. § 21.8 . tar Echtge na n-a.¤ 's na n-áth, ZCP viii 222.8 . triall . . . ó arduibh iarthuir Eireann `hills', Ir. Review 1913, 624 § 16 . bás an daig[h]f[h]ir . . . / do theilg thuinn a n-aighidh aird, Bard. Synt. Tr. 24.28 . gan leath-trom learg d'fhán nó d'a.¤ (: bard), DDána 119.18 . eirnithe cach na.¤ (of a wound. Cf. cnocbéim), BCrólige 64 . ní léimid na héisc le hárdaibh eas, Hackett xv 12 . mar do ghabh sruth Iordan . . . a n-aghaidh áird i.e. flowed backwards, up-stream? Eochairsg. 66.2 (cf. Joshua iii 16 ). Frequ. in nn. loc: Ard nGabla, Metr. Dinds. i 40.29 . Ard n-Umai, RC xvi 79.20 . For further exx. see Hog. Onom.

(b) Of persons: isel fri art `lowly towards the high' (proud ?), Thes. ii 235.15 . in t-a.¤ . . . Ailill na n-áth, LL 4207 . tú in t-a.¤ ós gach iomaire, O'R. Poems 26 . a n-aird ┐ a n-airdirc, CCath. 4409 . ? ní cria . . . di ardd (di aird v.l.) `do not buy . . . from a superior', Tec. Corm. § 19.7 . art fine, one of the titles of the head of the `fine' (`den aus der oder über die `fine' Hervorragenden', Thurn., Mélanges ... à H. Pedersen 302 . In this phrase always with final -t. Cf. 1 art etc.): a.¤ uasal, unde dicitur a.¤ fine, Corm. Y 26 . in t-a.¤ fine .i. inti is airdi don fine, O'Dav. 486 . dia mbe a.¤ fine ar aird . . . is a.¤ fine icus, Laws v 224.14 Comm. dia tisad a.¤ fine fae, 13 Comm.

(c) Various: is caín cech a.¤ , LU 3915 ( SCC 43 ). a.¤ n-athe (of a king), ZCP viii 108.6 . tomus fri arddu (a sign of bad pleading), LL 345e14 ( Tec. Corm. § 22 n.12 ). ní guais áidh . . . / do bheanfodh dhe dol ar a.¤ (: Tadhg) `from growing to be great', O'Hara 4400 . In phrase a.¤ i n-a.¤ fri see 1 aird.

(d) Metrical term for a final rhyming or consonating syllable in the metre rinnard , see RC vi 273 , 298 ; vii 87 ff. ; Murphy Metrics 28 , 35 . rindaird dá n-a.¤, rinnaird tri n-a.¤, rinnaird iiii n-a.¤ , Fél. 4.z ., IT iii 137 . fil and mór nard ṅáille (of the metre of the Fél.), Fél. Ep. 83 . In compd. ¤-breccad internal assonance, IT iii 87 § 95 .

Compds. Used with nouns, adjj. and verbs. Besides its use in literal sense often indicates pre-eminence in rank or excellency over others of the same designation e.g. ardrí over-king (see ). ardḟlaith (flaith. ardlathi ` chief princes ', Wb. 1a3 ). ardap (ap) chief abbot (of the a. of Clonmacnoise, RC xviii 287.15 Tig.). ardepscop (epscop) archbishop . ardṡuí (suí) chief sage. ardáenach (óenach, of Taillte, Keat. ii 3851 ). ardídal ( ídal. á. na Héirenn .i. Cenn Crúaich, Trip.² 1005 ). Cf. ardchaerich adobcomnaicsi, ardlias duib, lias bec anisiu, caerig beca ann you are important sheep and have a great fold; this is a small fold with small sheep in it, Anecd. i 41.25 . Frequ. a mere intensive or alliterative prefix adding little to the meaning. A representative selection is given below. Some compds. have been included above to illustrate meanings.

(a) With nouns. ¤-aicned haughtiness: nír dhénta uaill na ardaignedh, Études Celt. i 85.28 . ¤-ammus judgement, estimate (interchanges with airdmes), O'Curry 1063 ( H 3.18, 439a ) = airdmes, O'D. 1629 (H. 5.15, 16b). O'D. 542 ( H 3.17, 434 ). O'Curry 2578 ( Eg. 88, 49(50)a ). ¤-broenud gl. imber, Metr. Gl. 5.2 , RC xx 276.23 (ACC). ¤-chell chief church: na tri haird-cealla (Maedóc's settlements), BNnÉ 260 § 220 . ? ¤-chellach incumbent of an ardchell(?): Adamnan ardcellach, Flower Cat. 490.30 . ¤-chend, as adj. having a lofty head: ech . . . ardchend, LU 8661 ( FB 49 ). da ech . . . ardchind, 8592 (ib. 45 ). for echaib ardchendaib, Alex. 253 . a Brain ardchind, LL 306a7 . As subst. a. iarthair Eorpa ar . . . ecna, AFM ii 838.2 . Moling 50 . ¤chless juggling in the air: ardchless co n-ublaib 'juggling in the air with balls' Celtica viii 149 (Mellbretha) . ¤-chustal: a. ┐ drochgné fair, LU 10829 `his loins girt(?)', Ériu xii 178 § 9 (TE). ¤-chor: ardchur ag an bpríomháid air while the primate had authority over him, Keat. iii 303 . árdchor aige ar na Scotaibh he had supremacy over the Scots, i 14.16. ¤-gabáil: gabaid a lēnid i n-ardgabāil `tucked up his shirt', MacCongl. 9.25 . in ardgabail-sea doníat in cuanairt . . . `high-catching', Acall. 7385 . claideb . . . i n-a. gaili fora chris raised, uplifted (for action), LU 6561 (TBC) = i n-ardgabail churad bar a chlíu, TBC-LL¹ 5340 . So also RC xliii 82 § 84 . seol grás uaidhe ar ardghabháil `a sail of graces is hoisted by Him', Aithd. D. 60.5 . do ardgabalaib in domuin chief conquests, ZCP iii 17.2 . ¤-gal: go gclos go nemh an a., Duan. F. i 32.9 . As n.pr. co teach Eachdach meic Ardgail, ZCP viii 219.27 . ¤-gním breast-work, rampart: airdgníma (adhgnímha v.l.) caelaig, CCath. 1394 . ¤-mac : ardmhac oglaig (oppd. to certmac o.), O'Curry 285 (H 3.18, 157) `chief son', Plummer MS notes. crichaireacht ... a taiseach, ┐a n-ard mac n-oglach, ┐ a n-olloman, Iar Conn. 368 (H. 2. 17, 188b). ¤-menma: dimus ┐a. arrogance, CCath. 3868 . ¤-mess: nir nanacht airdmes roclos / no chairdes no condolbos great esteem did not save him, SR 3135 . tria na n-a. ra halta / a cairdes bud ceṅgalta, LL 7134 . ¤-nemed: atnaig tar fót crúach i n-a. di[a] díte he conveys him over the bloody ground into full sanctuary for his protection, Críth G. 54 . ¤-nert superior power: ardneart Muman do gabail dó, AFM ii 1098.8 . ¤-nós: alladh ┐ ardnos, AFM vi 2368.4 . As n.pr. Grigair mac Ardnōis, ZCP viii 114.25 . ¤-phersa : techtiri ártphersine gl. Christi apostoli, Wb. 24d9 . ¤-radarc : ed ardradairc . . . úan fa deas atá `of a great prospect', Ériu iv 142.16 . gurab eissan ardriaghlaightheoir nimhe & talmhan e, Adtimchiol 27b11 . ¤ríge high kingship : debthaig immonn-ardríge, SR 6538 . ¤-scél : innisim dó mh'airdsgēla great news, ZCP viii 220.40 . ¤-ṡreb : ō chéibh īochtuir airdshreibhi, O'R. Poems 204 . ¤taoiseach 'haut chef' Études Celt. xii 514 . ¤-thuile : abann ard-tuile in full spate, BNnÉ 108 § 33 .

(b) With adjj. ¤-aicentach: do bhádar árdaigeantach haughty, Ezekiel xvi 50 . ¤érmach, éirmech: an agh fholuaimneach ard-érmeach, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) ii 27.22 . ¤-mór : esculus . . . .i. fid arddmár `a very high tree', Sg. 53a7 . ar muraib ardmoraib an baili, TTebe 4453 . trí chert Amairgen ardmóir, LL 1762 . ¤-menmnach : airecht . . . a. high-spirited, CCath. 5362 . ¤-medrach sportive (of a wave), ML 94.16 . ¤-mín : a ingenraid n-a. tall and gentle, LU 3601 ( SCC 30 ). óclach seta fata . . . n-a., LL 11793 . ¤-réil : co sleib n-Ailp n-a. lofty and bright, Rawl. 78b35 . ¤-úallach high and haughty. As n.pr. a. ingen Ḟind, Acall. 6453 . ¤-úasal : a ardrí . . . a., MU² 834 . cech etha ardūasail imbeth, ZCP xi 92 § 19 .

(c) With vbs. ¤-chuirid : d'ardchuir m'atuirse which increased my sadness, Hackett xii 29 . ¤-ḟodlaid : maith fáth ro hardfódlad de was nobly divided(?), LB 185a21 . ¤-gaibid : ro ardgaib Assal, Fen. 342.20 . ¤-légaid : airdleghais B. . . . an leabar ngreccda read aloud, BNnÉ 84 § 169 (cf. ar-léga). ¤-lesaigid ir: ro hoiled ┐ ro hardleasaidhedh í (of Mary), Ev.Inf. (LFF) 171 § 24 . ró hoiled ┐ rohardleasáigiodh iad educated to a high standard, RC xiv 28 § 6 . ¤-mesaid : ar a eól is ardmesta `for his knowledge he deserves high esteem', Metr. Dinds. iii 438.8 . ¤-rígaid: airdrīghaigh rí, ZCP viii 205.4 . ¤-thidlaicid: ro edhbair ┐ ro ardthiodhlaic he nobly bestowed, Anecd. iii 6. x .

2 athchuingid

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Forms: athchuindchid, athchuinghidh, athchoindghidh, athchuinge

i, f. vn. of 1 athchuing(id). Earlier athchuindchid, -gid. athchuinghidh f., IGT Decl. § 42 . athchoindghidh (athchuinghidh, v.l.), Verbs § 83 . Also athchuinge. Orig. act of asking again, asking back: athchuindgid . . . ar cotai, Anecd. i 11.21 ( SCano 353 `seeking again', Gloss.). ni dliginn idhnacal athcuinghi, O'Curry 2402 ( Eg. 88, 31 (32)c ) = ni dlig idnacal athcuindche is not to be reclaimed(?), O'D. 627 ( H 3.17, 467 ). ? ní assu a.¤ inna flatha oldás a imdídnad, ZCP xi 84 § 33 . ro gab algais de im a.¤ fair repeated requests(?), LU 9727 .

Usually simply act of asking, requesting (in some exx. perh. importunately); request, boon: timarnad duit nád dechis / . . . / fri caingin ná a.¤ as do liss `for business or begging' (monastic discipline), Ériu iii 108 § 52 . ní téis féin do athchuingi thou shalt not go thyself to solicit, i 199.3 . cid riasíu dognéthi a athchunchid, PH 7866 . rot-fia screpull óir . . . mad fó let a athcuingidh, Acall. 1432 v.l. dot atcuincidh táncamar, RC xxvii 284.41 . ba hathchungid ugra insaigid fair, LL 225b8 ( TTr. 609 ). ag athcuingi an talman d'oslugud reompu, RC xxviii 312 § 10 . iar na athcuinchid co trén, MacCongl. 49.14 . ar niarraid ┐ ar nathcuinchid ar Forann, LB 118a7 . lotur sidhe do athchuindídh foran ingín d'iarraidh aisced furrí, BB 258b32 . adchuingid fo mebail a shameful request(?), ZCP vi 259.24 . do geib se ó Dia dóib . . . an atcuingi . . . sirit air, SG 42.25 . intī nār ér ōenduine ríam fa athc[h]uingid ētualuing, ZCP viii 111.11 . doest Dia ria n-edarguidhib ┐ re n-athchuinnchib, RC xvii 155.6 (Tig.). naem dogebad in Boroma ar athchungid by asking, RC xiii 102 § 131 . héra n-acuingeda (sic leg. ?), xxi 152 § 4 . siris mar athchuinghe air / braon do bharr mheóir dá mhéaraibh, TSh. 6168 . usa an chrích d'athchuinghidh air / fríth gerb athchuingidh úabhair, IGT Decl. ex. 1197 . dob í a athchuingidh, ex. 1203 . iarraidh a hathchuinghe (: canfaimne), Aithd. D. 19.12 . da naemdacht an athcuindce, ZCP vii 307.23 . iarruiss . . . a n-athchuingidh a treōrugadh go Loreto `requested that she should be brought to L.', Fl. Earls 134.z . athchuingidh fri bás, AFM iv 988.13 `a dying request', Plummer MS. notes. ga mhéud athchuinghidh san bPaidir?—Seacht n-athchuingheda, Parrth. Anma 1945 .

attá

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vn. buith.

Vbl. of necess. buithi.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cf. cenmothá, íarmothá, óthá.

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

I Expressing existence.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 barrach

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adj o, ā (1 barr) having tops, branches, bushy : co n-accai in liss m-bilech m-b.¤ (bairrach, MS.) `topped with trees', MacCongl. 69.15 . In n. pr. Dáire B., Cóir Anm. 40 (` hairy (?)', Gloss.). ? In n. loc.: An Chloch Bh. (bharraidh, barr- v.l.), ML² 403 n .

2 bolg

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ā f.

balg (an tsrotha) f. (bolg balg an tṡréin ┐ an tṡrotha ┐ an easa ┐ an iomhuis do baininnsgne, v.l.), , IGT Decl. § 39 (91.17) . b.¤ ā, f., § 158 . Occas. m. in Class. verse, Ériu xl 181 .

(a) bubble : b.¤ uisce, Corm. 6. na (= ina) builg nó na dluim uisque, O'Dav. 259. ina mbolcaib corcardaib like crimson bubbles, Dinds. 59. da builg uaine inte i n-inber (sic leg.) Sabrainde (one of the wonders of the Island of Britain), Todd Nenn. 114.5 . LBretnach 77.1 . ó bholgaibh tonn `from the heaving billows' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 48.39 . Fig. a bh.¤ fichigh fionnṡroth dtréan (to a prince), DDána 92.45 .

(b) blister : `fearb' as ainm . . . do bhoilg can imshnim, Metr. Gl. 4.15 . arnaib bolcaib . . . .i. bolca finda són astoitis for corpaib innan doine gl. pro uesicis candentibus, Ml. 99a4 . co ro imfuilngiter na bolga for a gruaidib iar mbreith na claenbreth, Laws iv 16.6 Comm. leos .i. imdergad no leos (.i. lesa, v.l.) .i. bolga . . ., O'Dav. 1154. Cf. compds. infra. na drúith ┐ na glámma . . . go tócbaitís teora bolga bar a agid, TBC-LL¹ 3019. no ássad bolgg corcra assa etun . . . co n-aprad-som fri Conchobar: Mebais din boilgg innocht a Ch. (Bricriu), TBC-LL¹ p. 892 n.4 . b.¤ na dhíaigh ar míonb[h]un meóir (a colt), Bard. Synt. Tr. 21.y . Note also: bradán as gach bailg don iuchraidh ` roe-corn ' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 61.13 .

(c) berry; bud : bolco . . . meit chend daini, Anecd. i 69 § 168 (ICM). araill dina bolgaib pods, ZCP xxx 137.39 (Alex.). tibit fidraid .i. bolga in blatha `buds (?),' RC xxvi 32 § 152 and 33 n. 10 . cainnle na mbalg mbuan `the stalks that bear the constant pods', SG 245.41 . Various: b.¤ belc(h)e see belc(h)e. co curtar a mbolga for na srothaibh `husks' (of hazel nuts), IT iii 195 § 35. seólaidh bhar mbolcca corra / go borraibh loma Lochlann `hulls', Duan. F. i xxix 3 .

(d) boss, ball : bopulsciath . . . cona deich findbolggaib fichet findruine, LL 24892. sréin delinecha friu .i. bolga dergóir isindara liniu ┐ bolga airgit . . . isin líne aile, TFerbe 12 , 13 . go gcloich buabhaill, go mbuilg sréin, DDána 119.29 .

Compds. (belonging both to 1 bolg and 2 bolg)

(a) With nouns: tar bolgonfad . . . blāithche `swelling . . . waves', MacCongl. 85.18 = tar bocanfad, 119.37 . iar mbolc-bráen `after heavy showers', Stud. Hib. iv 74 § 77. bolgdéra móra fola, LL 13823. boilgléasa ` blisters ', Keat. iii 516 . bolg-medón `paunchy belly', Metr. Dinds. iv 140.1 . do forlionadh a bulgphocoide `pouch' (for gunpowder), Hugh Roe 172.14 . etir . . . bogha ┐ bolgṡaighid, RC xviii 182.9 (Tig.). brec[h]tar-breacad do bolg-semannaib . . . fuirri `of bulging rivets', CCath. 4723. fri gáith . . . n-errchaide im bolg-s[h]liss Márta swelling side, MacCongl. 63.9 . Nás na mboilgṡreabh mbinn, DDána 68.12 . it é . . . bolcsróin with distended nostrils (horses), BDD² 464.

(b) With adjj.: conid tarla bolgḟáen `so that he was cast prostrate', TBC-LL² 1648 . bliadain do Lorcan na long / diamair is bolclan a bharr, BB 56b33 (= bocban a band, LL 4332 ). bocnár (bolcnár, v.l.), LL 4292. cenéle dáileman: . . . bolcsrónach brocóiti, Triads 231 . belremur bolcsuilech with protruding eyes, LU 8516 ( FB 37 ). bolccṡuilech, CCath. 4736. See ferbolg, menbolg.

borg

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n o, m. (med. Lat. loanword, Bidrag 121 ) `seems to mean the outer circumvallation round a `ráth',' O Daly, Celtica v 190 . Usu. fort; (fortified) town, city; castle: atbath b.¤ (brog, brocc, v.ll.) tromm Temra, Fél. Prol. 165. b.¤ Aillinne úallach, 189 . b.¤ Emna, 193 . ro lín burgu (burcu, brugu, v.ll.) betha, 140 . liss aurslocthi. Búirg (i subscr.) fáenbéla (rhet.), LU 8715 ( FB 53 ). dar a dorus in mórbuirg (: uird), TFerbe 842 . cuirt no borcc gl. curta, Sg. 57a6 . aball . . . ō burg Etāile dianit ainm Abellanium, Corm. Y 1272. orofalnamar ara betha borgcaib (rhet.) since we ruled o'er the strongholds of the world, Corp. Gen. 79.12 . nírbo b.¤ (brog, broc, borb, v.ll.) báeth ar bruidin (of Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 32.2 . In fanciful n. loc. roselt ar B. mBúredach / brudne Da Dergae turchomruc (rhet.), LU 7279 (BDD). dimbúaid sceóil / fartbi ecland / la b. dubaithech (rhet.), 8943 ( FB 71 ).

Compd. ba borg-bile co mbodb-ṡlait `a castle like a trunk' (of Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 28.14 .

caillech

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n ā, f. (1 caille)

(a 1) Lit. veiled woman (see Éigse xxviii 74-85 ); in sense married woman : ba bec ind immirgi rucad ann .i. .vii. mbai ┐ tarb ocus se-sseom ┐ a chaillech ┐ ind ingen, Fing. R. 507 (Esnada Tige Buchet) . Brigid bratbrú a chaillech-som, SCano 224 . oen aile dib (oen dna dona caillechaib so, v.l.) Cumman … ┐ si thorrach, CGSH § 722.6 . In phr. caillech aithrige, penitent wife, a married woman who becomes celibate: inar find … cecha caildigi aithrighi, Cáin Ad. 14 § 24 . (a) nun, woman in religion : in ch.¤ rēided Currech (Brigit), Thes. ii 349.3 (Hy. v). sēnais in caillig comail, 337.4 (ib.). fail dí chaillig i rrichid / . . . / Maire ┐ SanctBrigit, 349.11 (ib.). a ch.¤ , Vita Br. 25 . Brigit . . . / cenn cáid c.¤ n-Érenn, Fél. Feb. 1 . senoir caildidi `senior nun' (oppd. to mac-c.¤ ), Mon. Tall. 151.7 (§ 62) . clerig ┐ caillecha, Laws iii 14.12 . do cleirchib ┐ caillechaib, Ériu xix 60 § 8 . cell ch.¤ , LU 1651 ( RC ix 452 ). tri hairgarta ecalse: c.¤ fri clocc, etc., Triads 66 . cenn c.¤ abbess , Trip.² 1000 . Cf. teach nabadh Cille dara do ghabháil . . . ┐ an c.¤ féin do breith a mbroid, ALC i 130.22 . c.¤ leighinn lectrix, Trip. xli 15 (cf. fer léiginn). In later lang. c.¤ dub: pian na manach . . . ┐ na gc.¤ ndubh, Aisl. Tond. 130 § 4 . ag saothrughadh beannaighthe bhanabadh ┐ choisregadh ch.¤ ndubh, RSClára 118 § 16 . D. . . . do écc ina cailligh duibh, AFM iii 252.6 . ord onōrach chaillech ndup the Order of S. Clare, Fl. Earls 164.19 .

(b) elderly woman : ni cundil mesce c.¤ gl. anus . . . non uino multo seruientes, Wb. 31c3 . c.¤ quasi cail-nech nō caol a lūach .i. screpul; nō c.¤ cail comēt ┐ de c[h]aillig cométa tige as nomen , Corm. Y 389 . tuillem bathais . . . do fiur graidh acht ni ruca dia chaillig, ZCP xiii 20.22 (`seiner Alten' i.e. the woman who manages his house, Bürgschaft 7 § 8 ). callech do Lagnib . . . i mbiataigecht ro bái sí . . . do ríg Lagen, Ériu i 132.25 . Boí a ainm na calligi, LU 4409 . d'óganachaibh nó . . . do chailliochaibh, Párl. na mB. 3931 . a c.¤ trūag (sarcastically of a hero), Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 38 § 7 . ’sa chailleach eich ga héideadh, Celtica xviii 144 § 31 . mar fiacla cailligi, Rosa Angl. 180 § 25 .

(c) In sagas pejoratively of supernatural beings hag, witch, crone (see Éigse xxviii 94 ): in Mórrígan i ndelb na sentainne caillige, LU 6248 (TBC). c.¤ lom luath (the Morrígain), MR 198.2 . sentrichem senchaillige, Triads 114 . a lāim na caillighi (badb), ML² 418 . demon callige, KMMisc. 212.z . ra chonaig in ruadchallig, LL 6283 . imthighis an ruadhchailleach, DDána 120.33 . Name given to a group of letters in Ogam script: caillige ar aicme huatha, Auraic. 5720 .

(d) In phr. caillech chrainn woodlouse : pudar do denam do caillechaib crainn, Irish Texts v 9 § 18 . cailleach chrainn , FGB s.v. cailleach .

In n. pr. C.¤ Bērre, Lament 83 . (cf. Éigse xxiii 38 ). C.¤ Domnaill, AFM ii 1150.9 . R. ┐ C.¤ Dé dí inghin R., AFM iii 172.9 . C.¤ Finnen a ingen, RC xvii 381.18 (Tig.).

In n.loc. Liss na Calligi, Ériu i 132.26 , Dinnseanchas i no. 4 p. 94 . Lebaid chailligh, Hog. Onom.

Ir. and Lat. obscure in: c.¤ ligheóc gl. pupína, Ir. Gl. 283 .

caingen

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n ā, f., later also o, m. c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 53 . f., § 54 .

(a) suit, claim, petition, message : caingin no fugall gl. negotium aduersus alterum, Wb. 9c4 . in tan luaithfider a ch.¤-som hi tig Dǽ gl. cum iudicium agitari ejus coeperit `his case', Ml. 57c7 . nī ar cais nā miscuis .i. nī ar dēnum chaingne for nech, Corm. Y 285 . do tosach caingean, O'D. 539 ( H 3.17, 433 ) `of the precedence of cases', O'Don. Suppl. as i mbreth is dia cach caingne (of end of the world), Laws i 22.6 Comm. , perh. for as í in breth as dead . . . . ar nach cnedh bis slan ré mes is di caingin la feine, O'Curry 1819 ( 23 Q 6, 46a ) = di caingiun, O'D. 423 ( H 3.17, 324 ). tiachtuin d'acra a caingne, Laws ii 86.6 Comm. iman caingean frecnairc, O'D. 579 ( H 3.17, 444 ). Maxim, Johan, Ernan / conc[h]uire mo ch.¤ , Gorm. 17 . co cuibdi cach caṅgni, LL 16607 (RC xlvii 293.y). cen gūbreith . . . / . . . / acht in chaṅgen fīr `but (finding) the true facts', KMMisc. 262 § 17 ( LL 18878 ). cia caiṅgen dotuc aniar ?, Rawl. 82b7 . beir . . . / gusin coimdid mo chaingin, CF 88.3 . ar impide th'aingel / co n-ilar a cc.¤ `with all their pleading', Ériu xix 3 § 5 . im Sairial seolta caingean `who prospers causes', Dán Dé xxv 55 . dár gcabhairne im chaingean / daghaighne mná (: aingeal), PBocht 18.4 . ná bérad breth forsin caingin sin, Ériu iv 126.13 . tāinic aingel ar mo chend / c.¤ daingen ar mo ci[u]nd, ZCP vii 307.7 . fer lan . . . do cosnam cacha caingne fa tabrad a lam `in upholding every cause he undertook to plead', Ann. Conn. 1307.9 . conciuchlat[h]ar do chainccen your affair will be heard, ML² 508 . ? do fhregair in sámaid sin / a cánaib is a caingnib, SG 69.18 .

In phrases: c.¤ fri claim etc. against: [intí] bes im caingin fris, Laws ii 86.2 Comm. im caingin fri righ no seanadh gl. tocomracc, v 396.x . im chaingin robui de muintir Tamlachti friss, Mon. Tall. 157.7 . cia c.¤ fil det-siu frin-ne ?, PH 3216 . téit etc. imm, la, fri ch.¤ goes etc. on a message, presents a case: dorrími Sencha . . . in caingin immá tullatár, LU 8745 ( FB 56 ). in c.¤ lasa tancais `the matter concerning which thou hast come', CCath. 4065 . timarnad duit nád dechis . . . / fri caingin (quaingen, caingne, caingeana, v.ll.) na athchuingid / as do liss cot' écc `for business or begging' (command to a monk), Ériu iii 108 § 52 . Note also: ma ta side a caingi a (? leg. i caingin) diubarta, Laws v 504.14 Comm. senchus .i. cuis is cain . . . .i. caing cain ingena (? leg. caingin, caingena) .i. cas caingine, i 30.30 Comm.

(b) dispute, controversy , question (for discussion): aí, cuis no caingean `controversie', Eg. Gl. 66 . tabair . . . comarli . . . .i. im cangin dilgotha cid dogénam imme, LU 9768 . i n-ecmais na caingni sin, 9771 . cepe nom bera . . . cen forus mo caingni chucu, 10260 . fri cosc ┐ cuindrech na c.¤ , Anecd. i 44.19 . fuaradar caingin doilig maxima quaestio , Lat. Lives 77.2 . batar caṅgni imda sunn ic Aed `questions', RC xx 46.21 . búaidh caingni cecha hairechta `victory in every assembly', xxvii 276 § 30 . in bóroma o Lagnib / tóroma do chaṅgnib cland, LL 16842 (`a service of the family tribute', RC xlvii 325 ). ro chóraig cach caingin ┐ cech n-imresain, 1477 . is caiṅgen / bith frisin less n-imdaṅgen, Auraic. 5124 . im cach c.¤ ro fiarfaig de, Grail 2188 . nobetis caingne ┐ écraiti dúibhsi, TTr.² 124 . caingni do chrichnachadh, TTebe 1141 . dénam comairli imon caingin sin, FDG² 685 . ic gleud ch.¤ na mór-ṡluagh `settling the dispute', Celtica iv 34.479 . romain ar gach caingnib / mac Muire go n-ainglib finna[ib] may . . . protect me against all disputes (suits ?), ZCP x 347 § 21 . coscar cacha caingne do commaidem `to triumph in every struggle', MR 258.23 . smuainiud cindti cacha caingni for solving every problem, 94.2 . críoch ar gcaingne `issue of our dispute', Content. ix 4 . an t-ord caingne `method of discussion', xxiv 3 . With ceist: césta ┐ caṅgni in choicid d'ordugud, TBC-LL¹ 868 . oenach . . . / cen cheist cen chaṅgin cen chreich, LL 27826 . du ceastaib ┐ du chaingnib domundaibh `worldly questions and cases', Auraic. 48 . ré heidir-ghleodh ceasd ┐ caingean, CRR² 16 . ceist ┐ c.¤ , PH 9 .

(c) Less specifically business, matter, affair : in cois ┐ in caingin ara-rogbad in salm gl. causam cantici `the matter', Ml. 74b11 . i cach caingin gl. in negotio, Wb. 25b5 . bid imda a n-airgne garba / is a caingne allmarda `piratical exactions', Fen. 66.10 . díchuirthar úain . . . tairmesca na c.¤ . . . saegulla (exhortation for Lent), PH 4993 . ba nefní leis a c.¤ ora maid in cath remi (of Protesilaus), LL 32287 `their dealing', TTr. 1475 . bad adba ch.¤ can chacht / bad adba aingel mon port (of Tech Molling), SG 366.29 . c.¤ in bāis brais, ZCP vii 302.27 . aingil Dé dom dín / fon caingin clé atchíam, KMMisc. 254.2 . suairc in ínis rangamar / imdha a cnuas is a c.¤ , 317.15 . cá c.¤ uil bar fargam what are you proposing to undertake(?), FDG² 638 . dōib fēin bid olc in c.¤ , ZCP v 22 § 9 . beg air . . . c.¤ na namad `the doings of the enemies', TFrag. 154.13 . is i caingean is coru `policy', Cog. 122.21 . rí an bheatha ceann gach caingne `Lord of all causes', Aithd. D. 75.16 . do bert . . . laimh imna caingnibh sin do fhorbhadh `to carry out these charges', Hugh Roe² 216.15 .

In prep. phr. with IMM: im chaingin ind anmchairdini `concerning the matter of spiritual direction', Mon. Tall. 135.11 . cia ro thuttis im chaṅgin t'ingini, TFerbe 253 . im caingin na ndaoine do déndáis aithricche `in the case of men', RC xxv 396 § 10 . cionnas do ghéndaois im caingin na nDanar, TFrag. 118.1 . With TRE: tre c[h]aingne con on account of, Sc.M² 21b .

(d) In later lang. also covenant, pact : dorinnes c.¤ re-m shúilib ( Job xxxi 1 ), PH 7800 . ro snaidm si a c.¤ , Grail 2291 . in c.¤ cona rathnachus tucsatt `guaranteed pact', Stair Erc. 358 . ar coilled a caingne re Ruaidri `had broken his covenant with R.', Ann. Conn. 1315.12 . in c.¤ sin C. ┐ M. `arrangement between C. and M.', CCath. 1163 . nī scarthar a c.¤ , ZCP iii 32.22 . an té ler cailleadh a chor / a caingean Dé do diúltadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1355 . fada súas fa bhrúach mBeirbhe / crúach sgeimhle ó chrúas do chaingne, 1373 . deadhuil chaingne na ccumpán `after the breaking of covenants', Studies 1921, 588 § 3 . lucht crúadhaighthe caingneadh (chaingean, v.l.) réidh `men who harden easy covenants', 1919 , 256 § 4 . ní fhuil ar chléircibh caingean, Measgra D. 55.18 . `the clergy have no status(?)', Gloss. ní bhí caingean ná cairdeas idir a lucht aittreabhtha (of vices of the body), TSh. 2948 .

(e) In chevilles: c.¤ ṅglé, SR 5463 . clothach caingean, Anecd. i 60 § 86 . caingean ceart, SG 24.23 . caingin nach gann, ZCP i 121 n.z . nochar ch.¤ cle, BCC 40.16 ; 168.29 . .

Compd. With adj.: bidh cath-buadhach caingen-glic `wise of counsel', Leb. Cert. 8.13 .

cechar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cechar or dil.ie/8422

Forms: -air

n f., occas. as k-stem, but a d s. usually -air. quagmire, slough, bog, in a few exx. also mud, dirt: palus .i. cechor (cethor, cetor, MSS), Thes. ii 48.9 . cechair .i. cec[h]air a huachtar ┐ uisce a hichtar etc., O'Dav. 514 . cia rosgni iarcechraig gleo (: dechraig), SR 7878 , where inf. pron. appar. refers to cech ṅduil, 7869 ; `chaos', Plummer MS notes, but possibly d s f. of cechrach. d'aithle an chluidh is na ceachrach, Laud 615, 106 (cited from Meyer Contribb.). conid corastar dar droichtiu ind liss isin cechair, Irish Texts i 33 § 3 . As n. loc. o Clúain dá acra isin Cechair, Gorm. Sept. 21 n.1 . Listed (freq. with coin) as a hazard of cattle: ní ro briathar la cach ín ala ar coin ┐ ceachair ┐ ceathras `quagmires', Laws iv 100.7 . imain fo chechair `puddle', v 138.12 . Cf. a samlaidh re coin no re cechair (of an insult), O'Curry 1846 ( 23 Q 6, 50b ). cobair cethrae ar choin ┐ cechair, Harl. 5280, 38a (cited Metr. Gl.). cobair bó hi c.¤ (permitted on Sunday), Ériu ii 210.1 ( cechair, LB 204b19 ). acht donesairtis for chona ┐ cheachair (of herds), Hugh Roe² 56.22 .

`ceachoir' ionann í is lathach, Metr. Gl. 26 § 28 . ceachair .i. lathach, O'Cl. luid cona asaib lana do chechair, Ériu v 28.24 . don otrach ┐ don chechair ier niochtar, Hugh Roe² 326.25 .

colba

Cite this: eDIL s.v. colba or dil.ie/10487

n io

(a) In freq. use of part of the structure or equipment of a house, but precise application not always clear. In some contexts appar. platform, dais along inside walls; seat, bench; in late texts, outer edge of bed: c.¤ .i. coel-fí .i. cōel-fithe, Corm. Y 286 . farr .i. c.¤ leptha, ut est faebar tar farr .i. faobar na sgene no na tuaighe tar farr in c.¤ , O'Dav. 1009 (`bedpost'). c.¤ do lepthaib cróda, LU 3686 ( SCC 33 ). a c.¤ ┐ a n-urscair, Laws i 166.8 Comm. (`its benches and furniture'). ainm cuile no scrine bis iar cul colbu, O'Curry 790 ( H 3.18, 368b ). do chuirset na cruite i cernnadaib na colbad, Acall. 7194 . lotar . . . dochum a mban ┐ deisitar for c.¤ in tigi, ACL iii 224.30 . dorad coicer ar mo cholbae, Anecd. i 48 § 14 . suidhis Cond ar colbha na bruidhne ┐ fuair a frithalamh ┐ a ḟósaig, Ériu iii 156 § 10 (`bedside'). is for c.¤ a thaigi fein ro sirfead coir fair, Cog. 146.5 . dorug si Bibus le da leigus ┐ docuir na suidhi ar colba a himduigi he, ZCP vi 282.2 (`seated him by the post of her bed'). for uaitne cerna in cholbai, LL 38973 . inniset ar colbo Ailig / in dáil imma tíagatsom, 38445 ( SG 373 . x.). ar cholbha tigh[e] an n-athar, RC xiv 28 § 7 . roṡuid ar in c.¤ , ZCP v 500.10 . do s[h]liss fri c.¤ findgel ferna, MacCongl. 97.1 (`rail of alder'). a cath- bairr ar a colbadhuib ┐ ētrom a n-arm ar a n-aidhlennuib ┐ lāmh-arm gacha laích ina lebaid, ML² 1075 . ro coirgedh íett na suidhe ar in gcolbha ngloinídhe (of a fairy dwelling), Duan. F. i 42 § 63 . tar colbha na tuilgi `over the bed-rail', BS 62.10 . c.¤ ciúil dais for musicians(?), Acall. 5058 . 5527 . 5667 . colbha na slógh sleagh 's leanna, DDána 113.27 (`their couch(?) a spear and tunics', Ir. Monthly 1924, 588 ). ? ri roruadh ruamna gormga / im colbha soludh Sadhbha, BB 298a6 .

(b) Fig. support : an cólbha foráis ┐ an inneóin oirechúis (of Patrick), Acall. 64 v.l. (cf. inneóin ḟorais, fo-ruimi, -fuirmi ff.). rig feallus for a einech .i. . . . for a comuirce no for a c.¤ , Laws v 174.5 Comm. (`protection', Plummer MS. notes). (Cf. corop é in fer bas chommairge dóib co rrosset colbo C., LL 8553 ). fell for c.¤ (sic leg.) (`auf (dem eigenen) Lager'), ZCP xv 342 § 33 Comm. (With three preceding exx. cf. lepaid I). tréan ar colbha Crist ron ain, AFM i 508.6 . Cf. ar colbha chloinne Mórna `on the side of', Duan. F. ii lxviii 30 .

(c) In various applications. Of land, bank, ridge, border, brink(?): cor' tṡuidhetar ar corraib ┐ ar colbadaib in tṡída (of birds), Acall. 7209 . iar colbaibh Cualand ridges, low hills (?), BB 36b21 . cuain ghorma . . . 'na gcolbha dfearann Uilliam `boundaries', Ériu v 64.184 . an corp ar [chalbha] na huaighe brink, DDána 36.6 . ar colbha na críche, Aithd. D. 28.22 . um cholbha cuain `along the beach', O'Hara 2415 . tar colbha an champa amach, AFM vi 2030.17 . cholbha na sreab, Rel. Celt. ii 226.36 . Cf. nochtach. nemda, LL 1289 . Of water: conerracht in muir . . . ina immairib . . . ┐ ina colbaib gorma, LL 31012 ( TTr. 194 ). tar colbaduib corracha na cnoc-bōchna, ML² 688 . Of hail : colbadha cladharda . . . cloichshnechta, Hugh Roe² 22.26 . Of hair: ar t cholbhudh (leg. ar cholbhaibh, ed.) do chiabh ffáinneach, O'Hara 3192 . dreagain 'na cholbha on its edge(?) (of a cup), Aithd. D. 9.8 . dlúthmhong cheart 'na dá colbha (of eyelids), DDána 99.32 . is an gcolbha reann `against the spears' array', Aithd. D. 5.8 .

(d) pillar, post (cf. columa): na tuirida ┐ na colbada ┐ uaitneda in rigtige, BB 443a42 . ro chumrigh a ḟolt dona cholbaib ┐ dona tuireadhaib, Ériu ii 24 § 6 . do chum an cholbha chloiche, Smaointe B. Chr. 3599 . By extension staff, sceptre, mace : cethror marcach . . . go gcolbhaip commōra airgit, Fl. Earls 254.31 . an rīoghcholbha do cuiredh ina lāimh (of the Passion), Parrth. Anma 5584 . 's dual colbha ag saoi na seanmo (sic) the sceptre belongs of right to the master of melody(?), Hackett xlvi 40 . colbha = sceptre, Psalms xlv 6 .

(e) shafted weapon : frasa . . . do shaighdibh . . . ┐ do cholpadhaibh cruaidhe . . . a ccrom-stuagh . . . na mbogha `bolts', CRR 84.20 . dob fhearr reimhe a cur 'na colbha, / teine ag dul ón omna ann (of a spear), LBranach 3703 .

Cf. 1 colb.

In nn. loc. a Colbu, a Cnodbu, a Cuillind, Ériu iv 148.z . See also Hog. Onom.

See lethcholbe, sub leth ff.

comaithech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comaithech or dil.ie/10692

Forms: cuíbhtheacha, comaid-, comaich-, comaig-, coimith-, coimid-, coimich-, coimig-, comaigthech, coimhthigheach, coimhithigheach, coimthech

(comaithe) Form v. variable. Cf. cuíbhtheacha (pl.), Trompa na bhF. 718 . See Éigse ix 163 .Also comaid-, comaich-, comaig-, coimith-, coimid-, coimich-, coimig-. In Mid. Ir. freq. comaigthech (cf. comhaithchech, Ériu xiii 21.30 ) and, in later lang., coimhthigheach ( Oss. v 12.10 ), coimhithigheach ( Gen. xvii 12 ), coimthech ( TTebe 482 ), etc.

I Adj. o ā belonging to a neighbour; belonging to another, not one's own, not related; unusual; extraneous, foreign, alien : leth aithgin . . . dam dia cethraib fein . . . aithgin ma cethra comaithche `neighbouring cattle', Laws v 156.10 Comm. cat c.¤ sin, ┐ da madh hé cat na cuile bodein . . . a cat not belonging to the house, O'D. 2012 ( Eg. 90, 15b ). do eclais bunaidh ┐ da eclais comaithig unconnected, 1583 ( H 5.15, 7b ). da mnai fein . . . do mnai coimithigh, Laws ii 418.1 Comm. a crích comaithig, LL 8116 . na cáin do bhen as comair dhaoine gcomaighthech `strangers', Ériu v 128 § 21 . eachtrand nó ciniudha comaighthe, CCath. 5808 . do chum an chatha comhaithigh, TFrag. 106.8 . bērla comaidheach foreign language, RC xxiv 383.10 . gídh coimhighech sin aniu (of the use of the title `rí' for Ó Dubhda), Hy Fiach. 298.16 . tre briatraib . . . mna caime . . . coimithi, RC xi 320.13 . a curadaib comithi, TTebe 1547 (comidhthi, v.l.). for ferand c.¤ on land belonging to another, Fél.² xxv n. 206 . re cach coiccrich coimigthig, Hy Maine 88.9 . ní comhoightheach unhereditary, Top. Poems² 1022 . gairdiughadh comhaithach = extraneus, ITS xxix 127.26 . connsaine com[haidh]each an extra consonant (not found in n s. rí, fili), Bard. Synt. Tr. 221.7 (p. 166) . connsuine comhuidheach ar a dheireadh, mur tá so: rí ┐ mac an ríogh, IGT Introd. § 132 . Crích Muman . . . / tucsat fa cruth comhoigeach `brought . . . into strange guise', Ériu iv 222 § 40 . an chlann comuighech = alienus, Smaointe B. Chr. 4768 . mar mnaoi comhaigthigh, 1528 . o mogh (= -dh) nua comhuighech = inconsuetus, 2927 . innus nach beth briathur Dia comhuighthech oruinn foreign to us, 2312 . dul san chlaochládh choimhidheach putting on a strange appearance (of a ruined dwelling), Measgra D. 56.28 . bhudh í an chara chomhuightheach `a queer kind of friend', O'Hara 1272 . cenēl comhaigthech do thruailledh fīr-f[h]ola na rīghachta, Fl. Earls 224.9 . an chuid chomuidheach = `lo ageno', Desid. 756 . a chuid do ní choimhidheach `share of something belonging to another', Parrth. Anma 3459 . an peacadh do mhédúghadh 'na nádúir féin gan peacadh coimhitheach do thabhairt chuigi unrelated, Mac Aingil 2948 . coinfeasóir coimhitheach do thabhairt . . . do mhnáibh riaghalta . . . seach an ccoinfeasóir ngnáthach unaccustomed, 2809 . na dée comhaightheacha = deos alienos, TSh. 7046 . gach ladrann caethach `every foreign churl', O'Rah. i 8 .

In religious verse freq. of the body, perh. in sense of hostile: ná hiarr orum / do riar, a cholann chomhaidheach, Aithd. D. 61.5 . corp comhuidheach . . . / olc dobhuidheach doiriartha, 80.29 . a chalann chomhoidheach, Dán Dé xxii 21 . an chuirp chomhoidhigh, PBocht 6.30 . is mé ceangailte a cclí choimhthigh, Párl. na mB. 2010 (= chuímhthig, 4039 ). Adv. diarr se go coimthigeach bainne ┐ leanna anéineacht air, ITS xvi 142.z (`with an ill-timed request for milk').

II Subst. o, m. comhuidhech comhuithech coimhidhech coimhithech m., IGT Decl. § 23 .

(a) neighbour; person who is in comaithches and subject to its regulations: dligid cach c.¤ diarailiu tuididin usci `each neighbour', Coibnes 10 ( Laws iv 212.30 ). hi t(h)ir comaithich bes comoccus doib, Laws iv 192.10 . on do econn berar a commainib c.¤ which is given out of the joint funds of fellow tenants, v 370.4 . frisna cethri comaithchiu ata nesom immidbiat fri da taeb `to the four neighbours next to him on the two sides', i 260.10 ( .i. risna cethra comithigh ad comnesa dó, 274.27 Comm. ). slan fairgse mbrogaid mbruidrechta ingraide tire comdidan coímitheach, iv 48.13 . ardmeas comaitheach the assessment of the neighbours, O'D. 2416 ( Rawl. B 506, 53d ). diambí aír no lesainm adlia .i. dia foclat comaithigh co lilfi fri ré a í ┐ a iarmui, 976 ( H 3.17, 679e ). cath etir do thuaith-siu . . . ┐ a comaithgiu = inter tuam gentem et aliam, Lat. Lives 86.11 . comaithig immorro do Maelodrān Huī Māil ┐ ba holc immorro a chomaithchess doib, Fing. R. 954 . cocartte (.i. comaithich) sin do Dessib Maige Breg, Rawl. 134a1 . Sidon cona chomaidchib, LL 16287 . cech uli glacad . . . d'a ṅdingir ar chomaigthech one who is not related, PH 7541 (`a stranger'). bó cach liss i Mumain ┐ uinge cach comaithig `house-owner', MacCongl. 57.11 . With implication of inferiority, small-holder(?): deroile do chineoil . . . uair mac comaithigh thu, TFrag. 202.10 . an tan lámhuid comhaitigh . . . eirgidh a n-aighidh saorchlann, 236.8 .

(b) stranger, alien, foreigner, outsider : cethri cinnu c.¤ , LL 8230 ( TBC-LL¹ 787 ). coimighthi no amhuis, Ériu viii 121.12 . comaightech gl. alienigena, Ir. Gl. 314 . o chomichib (contrasted with o na comarsannaib), PH 7574 . fer tigi n-aideag cotchind do cliaraib ┐ do comaigtib, Ann. Conn. 1249.16 . caomhthach gach chomhuidhigh, DDána 70.21 (`friend of every stranger guest', Ir. Monthly, 1920, 652 ). ' com facbail aonur itir comaighechaibh, Grail 736 . cossin ceth[r]or comothech assin cetharaird `the four strangers', Misc. Arch. Soc. 136.4 . go dtobhaighthir do thamall / ar chomhaighthibh cumann `that love may be got for a time (even) from foes', PBocht 4.20 . coimhidhigh chláir groighigh Grég, IGT Decl. ex. 832 . ar comhaithechaibh = strangers, RSClára 127a .

crín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crín or dil.ie/12944

adj o, ā withered, decayed; old, decrepit . Of persons: go mba c.¤ mé im bhethaidh, TFrag. 14.4 . in Cromm c.¤ , LL 30548 . itir sentanaib crína, Otia i 126 § 23 ( Lament 23 ). F. crin `the withered', RC xxiv 194.13 . seanoraig crina, TTebe 1373 . Of vegetation etc.: brosne crin gl. gremium (leg. cremium, Edd.), Thes. i 3.27 . rouc cechnúrdataid ṅ as conrubu ch.¤ , Ml. 99a2 . amail ceapan chrion `withered twig', Blathm. 92 § 10 . folt crin withered foliage, Anecd. i 14.10 ( SCano 469 ). crann c.¤ , Ir. Gl. 162.16 . cen chrann c.¤ , Airne F. 344 . ris in maidi chrin = in uiridi ligno, Smaointe B. Chr. 3842 . for abaill chrin, YBL 123a2 . críon mar ḟéur, Psalms cii 4 . Other applications: nua molta crína seoit (.i. tiagait as), LU 353 (ACC). macc rīg Clūana crōine crīne, Bruchst. 37 . is crin cumthus, Laws v 440.24 .i. is crin in cumaidh uais `wise', 442.11 Comm. cidh criun in cumunn `withered', ii 18.10 Comm. a dá ṡengabair chrína chremmanncha, TBC-LL² 3902 . ? Uaclerigh carbat crin cuirre, IT iii 101.15 . dabhach chríon `a worn-out vessel' (of the body), Aithd. D. 61.3 . coiredha crína, SG 28.12 . cliath críon `crumbling fence', Aithd. D. 1.18 . ceirte críona na coire, TSh. 6963 . tirim crīon (finger), Beatha S. F. 1322 .

Compar. nír bo críne acac an fiodhach the sticks did not become drier, Mart. Don. 176.18 . Superl. crinem feada no claidem .i. ibar (letter i in ogam), Auraic. 5658 .

As subst. o: fear gá mbia críon as a chul, DDána 42.12 `críne (?)', Gloss. (i.e. a lifelong sinner (?), Notes) (cf. dream do sgar críne re col, 10 ). go dtí dhíom an tighe / do chríon nó d'úr m'aimsire in old age, Dán Dé v 31 . mōr da snath mo chros da crin, ACL iii 237 § 30 = mór do [sgath] mo [chos] do chríon `much of my limbs' bloom is withered (?)', Aithd. D. 62.30 . Of firewood: da chr. ┐ do lassamain, MU² 810 . loisc a críon burn when dry (of holly), SG 245.36 . Of an old woman: caillech . . . / mairg dorad taobh risin cc.¤ , BS 126.15 .

Compds. With nouns: iar crín-amarc `dimness of sight', Metr. Dinds. i 18.72 . críon-bhrat na coire, TSh. 7052 . cladach do chríonbhruisg . . . gall withered mob, Hackett² 6.4 . do chlann chaem gan crín-chésad, Leb. Cert.² 158.28 (-cesacht, v.l.). ceap críonchonnaidh, DDána 50.21 . i crinchumgaib na catrach (of prison), SR 7416 . nību crāeb crīnfeda, Corp. Gen. 56.9 . Sentainne ┐ Senbachlach / rop seis srofais a crínḟess, LL 22271 (see strofais). ni choitelaind hi crinlis `old liss ', Ériu v 36.29 . fá h-imram crīn-luingi, ML² 1140 . do réir an chríonráidh, Ó Bruad. iii 88.5 . ní torthach crann 'n-a chríontamhan, Aithd. D. 89.38 .

With adjj.: ag buain guirt críon-abaidh (sic leg.), Cog. 255.9 . muilleoir . . . cringranna, RC ix 482 n.9 . in rí crínlíath can déta, RC xiii § 154 . crínsheirgthe, Oss. iii 252.23 . With adjj. derived from nouns: do chosnum Chruinn chrín-bríathraig, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.44 . crínbhriathrach .i. briscbhriathrach, O'Cl. cathsciatha crincaidleacha having withered skins, CCath. 483 n. C. crín-chossach `of the withered foot', Metr. Dinds. ii 2.17 . coscaíl cen[n]líath crinchlothaig, LL 4619 . senoir crithach crindiblidi, Cog. 186.24 . balc .i. crinḟiaclach, O'Curry 1460 ( H 3.18, 650a ). dobhen an cenn . . . críonḟoltach dhe grey-haired , Ériu v 182.348 . C. . . . mac Brocṡalaig Cringlúnigh, Dinds. 157 . a camain crinlamaigh, IT iii 103.22 .

cuimnech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuimnech or dil.ie/13563

adj o, ā (cuimne). duine cuimhnech, IGT Decl. § 3 (44.32) (cumhnach proscribed form, see cuimnige).

(a) mindful, remembering, aware : ? la béim dim churp c.¤ (cuimrech, v.l.), Fél. Ep. 363 . cuimneach gl. memor, Ir. Gl. 1110 . fer comcni cumnech díambad eól fresneis, LU 9789 . nír chiall chuimhneach, Content. iii 2 `no sapient exercise of memory', O'Gr. Cat. 534.6 . sein-leabhar cuimhneach `old recording book', Content. v 138 . With follg. obj. gen.: bedch.¤ inna ndegnímæ, Wb. 33d5 . bach.¤ dilguda duinni gl. recordationem misericordiarum, Ml. 46b29 . ba c.¤ a tairrngiri, Blathm. 220 . bat cumnech coisc, LU 3491 ( SCC 26 ). bá cumnech écraiti, TFerbe 310 . bus cúimnech m'anma-sa, PH 1430 . With noun-clause: nī c.¤-sum / co ngabad feidm fois has no idea of taking a rest (?), Ériu iii 14 § 7 . cuimhmneach é gur . . . , DDána 122.7 . bí cuimhneach nach déin an bás moill = memor esto quia . . . , TSh. 87 . is c.¤ la x x remembers: c.¤ lat (chev.), Leb. Gab.(i) 182.1 . truagh nach cuimhnech lem chraidhe / an t-éag, Aithd. D. 80.23 . cuimhneach é le Fearaibh M., 28.32 . With (presum.) DI: ba c.¤ . . . in caur . . . don dimicin was mindful of, TTr.² 27 . bus c.¤ dot mhog-sa, PH 1424 . With FOR: ba c.¤ hé forsin dimiccin, Grail 1233 . neach do bhiadh cuimhneach ort-sa = qui memor sit tui, TSh. 1791 . ar neimh nglac is cuimhneach giall, Aithd. D. 66.4 . Adv. co c.¤ , Metr. Dinds. ii 46.3 .

(b) remembered, memorable, famous : agái cumnech cóir (of Saul), SR 6387 . cuinnid cach liss cumnig, LL 14951 ( MacCarthy 174.11 ). bid cumnech in cath, MacCarthy 190.3 . bantrocht . . . Partholoin cumnig, LL 16501 . nírbh é in t-áthus nar chúimhneach the victory did not go unremembered, Duan. F. ii 386 § 62 . ? ghá rádh nár chuimhneach an chiall `apposite' (Gloss.), Content. xiii 2 . nuall c.¤ , (chev.), ZCP x 347 § 17 . As pn sobriquet: Conaind c.¤ , Leb. Gab.(i) 110.4 .

debuith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. debuith or dil.ie/14851
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Forms: debthi, debtha, déne, deabhaidh, debuith, debaith, debaich, debuid, débaid, debaid, deabhaidh, †debtho, debtha, detba, deabhtha, deabhaidh, deabhadh, debuith, debuid, debaid, debuid, debthi, debtha, deabhtha, debthu, debthi, debtha, debthib, debthaib, deabhthaibh, de-buith, deabhthar, deabhfar

n i, f. Strife, contention .

GENDER: inna debthi (as a p.), Ml. 100 c 7 . debtha déne (g s.) LU 46 b 1 . dochum na debtha, TTr.² 1154 . dogéntar debaid rib ┐ ná fuilngid si hí, LL 303 a 6 .—In Mod.-Ir. f. and m. le dásachtaighe an deabhtha, OCT 52.7-8 . g s. deabhaidh, see below.

INFLEXION: n s. debuith, Wb. 10 a 8 . 28 b 25 . debaith, Rule of A. § 15 v.l. debaich, ACL iii 230 l. 147 . debuid, Wb. 31 d 19 . Expuls. 175 . Rule of A. § 15 v.l. LU 21 a 2 , 4 . Triads § 98 . Ériu iv 216 st 18 (deabuid). O'Mulc. 302 . débaid, FB § 33 . debaid usual Mid.-Ir. spelling, already Ml. 19 c 15 . Mod. deabhaidh (Don.) and deabhadh, O'Gr. Cat. 132. 25 . W.K.—g s. Oir. †debtho; Mid.-Ir. debtha ( deibda, LL 17 a 45 ; detba, O'Mulc. 348 ; deathpa, Celtica xiii 14.268 . dethfa, ACL iii 296 n. 4 ); Mod. deabhtha and deabhaidh (corresp. to n s. deabhadh).—a s. debuith, Rule of A. § 15 . debuid, Wb. 30 b 26 . LU 74 a 17 . debaid (debhaidh), usual Mid.-Ir. spelling; Mod. as n s.d s. debuid, LU 69 a 14 . MacCarthy 178. 4 (LL). Mid.-Ir. debaid; Mod. as n s. ( deabhadh, AFM ii 1046. 20 ).—n p. Oir. †debthi; Mid.-Ir. debtha, TBC-LL¹ 246 . LB 123 a 23 . Laws i 58. 14 . PH 4230. 8394 . deabhtha, AFM vi 2250. 9 . debthu, Ériu iv 162. 21 . Mod. as g s.a p. debthi, Ml. 100 c 7 ; Mid.-Ir. debtha, Bodl. Dinds. 25 . Cog. 116. 18 .— d p. debthib, Wb. 6 b 6 ; Mid.-Ir. debthaib, ML 134. 6 . deabhthaibh, ZCP i 406. 26 .

RHYMES: : mebail, LL 148 b 46 . : mebaid, LL 182 a 25 , 257 b 20 . : Dedaig, 129 a 24 . : fledaib, CRR 30. 6 . : Muredaig, MacCarthy 178. 4 (LL). ceatha, OCU 41. 10 . deabhtha (n p.): treabtha, BB 204 a 50 ( Todd Nenn. 132. 3 ). In Debide: debaid: ail, LL 155 a 5 .

ORIGIN: de-buith, old vn. of di-taa distat, differt ( Ml. 113 a 2 , 117 b 9 ); orig. difference (of opinion). De- probably from dis-, v. s. 1 de, di; cf. 1 dechor. Originally the opposite of com-buith `a being together, companionship.'—By Cormac connected with déde: debaid .i. dede baothi aci nó dede buith oci, Corm. Tr. 59. 5 ; by O'Mulc. traced to Lat. devotio (debuid, pron. devuidh): debuid .i. óndí as deuotio .i. maledictio , l.c. 302 .

I A diversity of opinion or purpose; difference, variance; a dispute or quarrel (arising therefrom), a contention, controversy, often with a notion of vehemence.

(a) in general sense. Frequently in opposition to síd, cáinchomrac, óentu. Synonymous with bara: bara .i. deabhaidh, H 2.15A, 117 b ; betlim: b. .i. deabaid, Dúil Laithne 268 ( Goid. 79 ); cosnam PH 8394 (vide b); dechétfaid : PH 4230 . Hugh Roe 32. 19 (v. b); drenn: d. .i. debaid, H 3.18 p. 422 ; discell: d. .i. debaid .i. ciall dis, O'Mulc. 338 ; dorbcas: d. .i. debaid nó dormaineacht, ib. 330 ; essoentu: fochunn deabtha (sic leg.) nó essoentad, TTr.² 264 . a bráthri...dia mbad oc debaid nó ic essaentaid, PH 4519 ; immargal: less didiu quasi líss .i. debaid nó imargal, Corm. s.v. leasmac (cf. in lite .i. i nimmargail, Ml. 16 b 8 ); mesbaid: in mesbaid .i. in debaid, Ml. 19 c 15 .—It renders Lat. disceptatio, Wb. 6 b 6 (vide b). Lat. discidia, Ml. 100 c 7 (vide b). Lat. lis: non litigosum .i. ní bii debuith do fri nech, Wb. 28 b 25 . seruum Domini non oportet litigare, gl. ní uisse do mug Dæ buith fri debuid to be bent on strife ib. 30 b 26 . líss .i. debaid, Corm. s.v. leasmac . Lat. simultas: depossita simultate, gl. a mba diuscartae in mesbaid .i. in debaid, Ml. 19 c 15 . Lat. rixa: contigit eis rixari, tr. cu tarla deabhaidh etarra Todd Lect. v 75. 16 . Lat. certamen: deabaid certamen, Dúil Laithne 268 ( Goid. 79 ). Lat. dissentio: gleu .i. gle enim graece .i. disentio debaid, O'Mulc. 635 . —debuith fri nech im ní to contend or quarrel with somebody about something, to be at difference or at variance with, &c. ná bíth debuith duún fri nech, Wb. 10 a 8 . robói debuid do Philomóin fri suide, ib. 31 d 19 . abraid ishé bar naithrech debuid fris, Expuls. 175 . atá debuid dún fri Ailill, LU 21 a 2 . bói debaid dia chlaum fri Patraic he had a dispute with P. (or if Stokes' transl. is right, cf. IV.), Trip. 84. 3 . IT ii 212. 2 f.b. ná ferad debaid fri Dia she should not be at variance with God (because of the death of her son) ZCP vi 269 st 2 . dodealuigh ár ngleic gan goin: is deabuidh meic rea ṁáthair 'twas but the difference of a lad with his mother Ériu iv 216 st 18 (proverbial, cf. MR 134. 15 ). immacomarnic dóib débaid do dénam imman curadmir, FB § 33 . — is dóig liumsa debaid dúib ria nimscar, TBC-LL¹ 1805 . co mbaraind debtha LU 106 a 11 . co tláthugud a debtha, ib. 16 . debuid ar do chinn, Triads § 98 . ní ba muine debtha, Tec. Corm. § 19. 20 . comérge debtha the arising of a controversy FB § 29 . debaid do delbad to stir up strife : delbaid d.¤ dúrglaccaib, Ériu iv 108. 9 , cf. ib. 16 . Frequent in the phrase síd cen debuid LU 33 b 39 . RC iv 256. 5 . PH 4355 . 5022 . 8072 . cáinchomrac cen debaid, LU 120 a 11 . lán do dheabhaidh ┐ do dhoghraing, TSh. 185. 4 f.b. PROV. ferr dála iná deabaid, ZCP vi 260. 7 f.b. find cach cóir dub cach ndebaid, ACL iii 229 l. 127 . messam dál debaich, ib. 230 l. 147 .

(b) with the definite article or pl.: an occasion or instance of strife or controversy . futura discidia, gl. inna debthi (a p.). nobetis Ia hIsraheldu iartain, Ml. 100 c 7 . in disceptationibus .i. ná bad i ndebthib, Wb. 6 b 6 . debtha comaithchesa strifes of co-occupancy Laws i 58. 14 . betit debtha ┐ irgala ┐ scandlacha eturru im chomriachtain tossaig, TBC-LL¹ 246 . debtha ┐ cosnuma i naimsir áine, PH 8394 . deabtha buana ZCP viii 195. 17 .—atraig d.¤ a controversy arises : atrachtatar deabhtha ┐ dechétfaidhe etorra, Hugh Roe 32. 19 . d.¤ do thodiuschud to arouse strife : tódúscthar debtha ┐ dechétfaide etarru, PH 4230 . d.¤ do ṡídugud to settle a controversy Acall. 3121 .

II n Act of fighting (fri, for with; im about, Cog. 122. 7 ); an armed conflict, a hostile encounter on land or sea, a combat, a fight; esp. a skirmish as opposed to cath `a regular battle' ( Cog. 116. 18 ).

(a) Often connected with gleo: gleu .i. debaid, O'Mulc. 635 . is mana mórgliad sain ┐ is adbar ṅdegdebtha, TBC-LL¹ 5765 ; with cathugud: ic debhaid ┐ ic c., CCath. 2239 ; with comrac, Laws i 126. 16 .— ar debaid noenlái, LU 44 b 29 . tintái Fergus do debuid fri Coinculainn, LU 69 a 14 (also with for: do d.¤ for muintir Poimp, CCath. 2317 ). Cog. 120. 20 ; 122. 7 . dogéntar debaid rib, LL 303 a 6 . in ed tic do debaid i ndegaid a tairb, CRR 30. 6 . mór a ndíth ón deabhaidh sin, AFM v 1580. 14 . leathtrom deabhtha a disadvantage of conflict Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 24 . d.¤ do thabairt to give battle: tucsad d.¤ dóib iman áth, RC xviii 187. 12 . tuc d.¤ dóib, Tig. A. D. 1166 . ní tharat cath ná debaid dóib, SG 411. 4 . cor debtha, id. Miscell. Celt. Soc. 356. 23 . d.¤ do iarraid to seek battle : iarraidh deabhtha ar theaghlach Ṁogha Néid ML 16. 5 . elóatar drem duaislib amach diarraidh debtha RC xviii 274. 10 . deabhaidh deachaibh, BB 34 b 55 . Donnchadh ┐ Maolsechlainn do dheabhadh fri aroile co ttorchrattar coṁthuitim, AFM ii 1046. 20 . a single combat : ar dáig co forgénmáis ár ndís debaid, LU 74 a 17 . bairr debtha, battlements Eg. 158 , Contribb. 182 . caislén debtha a howdah ZCP i 390. 19 . cnoc debtha a fighting-mound CCath. 1748 . dorus debtha a port-hole , ib. 1816 . istad debtha a fighting-place , ib. 1716 . láthar na debtha battle-field : tig A. co nGrecaib co mbátar for láithir na debtha, LL 404 a 52 . stoc debtha a war-trumpet TFrag. 190. 10 .— Laws i 176. 13 ; iii 278. 8 ; v 280. 19 . LU 46 b 1 ( IT i 213. 18 ), 22 . LL 129 a 24 . 289 b 1 f.b. 290 a 31 . Rawl. 106 b 36 . RC v 197 = Oss. iv 288. 1 . IT ii 185 l. 285 (comrocc fri d.¤ níthaig). Misc. 344. 24 . ZCP i 406. 26 .

(b) with the definite article or pl.: a particular fight . berid bare mbrúthmar dochum na debtha co torchratar sochaide...leis, TTr.² 1154 . dorochair Art sin debuid la Fiachra, MacCarthy 178. 4 (LL). slecht Stairn isin debaid la Febail, ib. 146. 5 . na debtha na duinorcuin, LB 123 a 23 (cf. AFM vi 2250. 9 : iomdha a ndeabhtha ┐ a ndunoircne). ML 134. 6 . le déine an deabhtha, OCT 52.8 . Opp. cath: cúicc catha fichet...genmota debhtha besides sundry skirmishes Cog. 116. 18 .—docer re Eochaid i ndebaid Dromma Líathán in the skirmish at D. L. LL 17 b 35 .

III debuid duirn fisticuffs : nárop debaid duirn, LL 148 b 46 . KMMisc. 270. 16 .

IV In a special sense of a married woman: the state or condition of having left her husband or being put away by him; a law-term. Concluded from the foll. passages: lécid in fear a cétmuindtir...┐ dogní neach mac fria iarum ┐ dobeir sim aitherrach ní dlegar iarrad disi. intan bís for deabaid is ann toirchither frisin fear, &c. , if the husband puts his wife away and somebody gets a child with her and the husband takes her back again, then she is not entitled to the fosterage-fee. It is while she is at `debaid' (at variance with her husband and away from him) that she is got with child Laws v 200. 17 . Gormlaith ingen Ḟlaind tanic ar debaid ó Cherball do thig a athar i cinta ind imdergtha tuc Cerball di, LL 52 b 1 ; ib. 13 (of Gormḟlaith who returns to her father after being badly treated by Cerball her husband). This sense arose from I (controversy as a cause of separation). A similar usage FDG 32 : codlais Domnall...atchí fís ┐ aislingthi ┐ ised atchonnairc .i. cuilén con rohailed lais fora glún fésin a dul for debaid uada (the hound gathers the dogs of Ireland and gives battle to Domnall). for d.¤ , which refers to the relations between Domn. and his dog, was misunderstood by the copyists and replaced by `for duible ┐ dásacht' (adopted by O'D.). Cf. also LU 21 a 4 ( IT ii 212. 1 f.b. ): mád nech dít muintir noragad for debuid noanfad limsa co róisced a síd.

V Haste, hurry , only Mod.-Ir. deabhadh maille ribh a Domnaill, O'Gr. Cat. 132. 25 ( Eg. 88, marg. ) ma bhí deabhadh ag teacht ortha go raibh deabhadh ní sa ṁó ag imtheacht ortha, KMMisc. 380. 14 . cuirfead sa deabhadh air ag glúasacht I will hasten his departure Éinín Órdha 41. 8 f.b. —b'ḟéidir nár chás duit deabhadh dhéanaṁ; dein deabhadh! goidé an deabhadh atá ort? (W.K.). The sense-development is strange; probably a contamination of debaid with deibed.

MOD. see Inflexion and V. Sense I preserved in Don.: coingbheochaidh mé ag deabhaidh leat (= Oir. fri) godí go rabh sin déanta I shall keep on worrying you Quiggin Dial. Don. p. 57 ; ib. 18 . and in the common bean an deabhaidh a midwife, Dinneen. In Sc. obs. in all senses.—Hence mod. deabhthar (i.e. deabhfar) adj quick, speedy .

díscir

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Forms: díscair, díscer, ro-discir

adj i. Occas. also díscair. Cf. díscer (subst.), TBC-I¹ 680 cited below.

(a) bold, fierce, wild; shameless: dasachtach, borb, d.¤ . . . alta fierce, rough, bold, mad, Eg. Gl. 216 , cf. 99 . d.¤, dóescair, dergnaide (of Lucifer), SR 948 . demon d.¤ , FA 30 . a dona deróil . . . d.¤ (to Satan), PH 3929 . badb discir dian, Cog. 174 . Of animals: cissí slabra in díscer-sa thall? (of deer), TBC-I¹ 680 = cochit na inili imda imdaiscaire (imdisgire S.), TBC-LL¹ 1317 . tucaitir dá óccdam disciri do chethrai Chonaill a F., = ii boues indomiti, Trip.² 2988 . fuaratar bás . . . ón muic dísgir, Fianaig. 54 . leomhan dísgir, Job x 16 . guth an leomhuin d.¤ , iv 10 . Of persons: cethernd discir, LL 29b42 . cain cach sái, discir cach dái every wise man is courteous, every dunce a bully, ACL iii 229 . diardain cach d.¤ , 228 . gach dona disgir daosgair, MS. Mat. 579 . nirbad roescaid ar nar bad discir forward, petulant, ill-bred, BB 65a29 . nir bat d.¤ dóichlech díummasach, LU 3467 . dronga dísgire deaghshluaigh, CRR p. 74 . Of actions: is mer, is dian, is discir . . . in tulscan trēnret[h]ae tuccsat, CCath. 5411 . nosnochtann . . . ger b'obair disccir deghmhná though 'twas a bold act for a virtuous woman, Leb. Gab.(i) 44 . Adv. tri heigme co ro-discir rodetla, Rawl. 87a48 .

(b) In connexion with derglomnocht, díscir orig. implies effrontery, but comes in time to be a mere expletive, the whole expression signifying merely utterly naked . deich mnaa ┐ secht fichit discir derglomnocht, TBC-LL¹ 1358 . fer d.¤ derglomnocht . . . gan nach n-arm gan nach n-etgud itir, 4243 . daeine dísgiri derglomnachta, Fianaig. 70 . rolēcsit uadaibh [e] discir derglomnocht, RC xiv 38 . foghbhaidh ┐ feannaidh nó go bhfágbhann dísgir dearg-lomnocht iad, TSh. 3674 . Likewise with díairm: ticc D. disccir diairm amach ar ionchaibh meic M. wholly unarmed , AFM v 1760 . roherailedh forra . . . tocht disccir diairm for eineach et ḟoesamh an Iustis, Hugh Roe 294 . Cf. further Laws v 134 : fer forindit caemdu .i. fer indisis a caemdu discir no derruit ar in mnai privacies (?). gur chruinnledar a éadach ina thimpchioll maccuaird gurba dísgair a dhaonnachd (= denocht) ┐ a íochtar óna chrios sís ris uncovered, bare , Eg. 154 p. 143 .

(c) mean, vile, insignificant (cf. discir .i. dis a cōir .i. beg, Corm. Y 455 ). fri persaind tróig ṅd.¤ nderóil mo shamla-su (in self-depreciation), MacCongl. 61 . go ttarla ogh doibh i reicles . . . ┐ lioss mbecc aca aga chlaidhe. —Dísccir hé, ol an ogh, cladhaidh an liss so as mō díbh that is a mean ` liss ', . . . dig this one which is the larger of the two (story of foundation of Lismore), BNnÉ 299 .

diúltad

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Forms: díltud, díltod, diúltadh, díltadh

u, m. O.Ir. díltud, díltod. Vn. of do-sluindi. diúltadh, díltadh, IGT Verbs § 98 .

(a) In Wb. used to translate scandalum, etc.: diltuth, Wb. 6c2 (a prima manu). in díltod, 5b7 . ma imfolṅgi díltud dun brathir gl. scandalizare, 10c13 , cf. 14 .

(b) = Lat. negare, denying the truth of, refusing to believe in: diltud esærgi, Ml. 15d2 (cf. Wb. 13b18 ). díltud remdeicsen Dǽ, 91a21 . díltod Dé, Wb. 1d12 . desperatio .i. in dilthut veritatis, Enchir. Aug. 75b ( ZCP vii 482 ). do dichor eirsi Maicedoin .i. diultad in spiruta noib, Lec. 301a16 . Hence gramm. negation, a negative: ar díltud ata in- gl. intolerabilius, Sg. 95a4 . fo diltud inso in negation gl. neque, Ml. 55c8 . ac[c] . . . nego latine .i. diultad, Corm. Y 96 . di-ainmne .i. di- fo diultad, 407 , cf. 78 , 504 , 506 . indigu .i. in- ic a diultad co nach digu hē, 759 , cf. 92 . dini[n] disail .i. di fo diultad and co nach nin, Auraic. 1566 . an diúltadh coitcheann `universal negative', TSh. 3232 . IGT Verbs passim .

(c) rejecting, refusing to acknowledge, refusing admittance, disowning: issé ar ndiltuth dūnn fanissin our denial of ourselves (i.e. self-abnegation), Thes. ii 245 (Camb. Hom.). diultad bathis, Corm. Y 756 (= d.¤ do baithis, LB). diultad diabuil con-a aslaigib, PH 8332 . dogéntai-si uli mo d.¤-sa ol Ísu, 3002 . icca ndlomad ┐ icca ndíulta uad, 6163 . antan bhíos ag diúltadh aneith budh mhaith dhó do ghlacadh, TSh. 8250 . With various prepp. DO: ar ngabhail lais an ccreittemh ccatolica ┐ ar ndiúltadh dá Prionnsa, AFM v 1736 . ag d.¤ d'fháis-chreideamh Calvin, TSh. 6109 . FOR: diultad for rig n-angel n-úag, SR 4117 . FRI: ni radligiusa diultud frim i Temraich I deserved not to be refused admittance to T., LL 51b9 . iar loscud dia muntir Dromma Liss ar ndiultud friu after his monks had burnt D. L. on being refused admittance, 369 marg. inf. isé . . . dorad fāilti do ḟileadaib Erend iar ndiultad friu do Aed mac A. a mōrdāil Droma Ceata, Lec. 286b5 . RÉ N-: diultad re ndāim fechta feile to refuse hospitality, Laws v 174.21 Comm. iar ndiultad dó roimh Padraic, MacCarthy 396 .

(d) refusing, declining to grant or to do: nar bh'áil liom thusa do diulte to refuse your request, Ériu vi 125 . diúltadh cáigh lé ní léamha `He will not dare to refuse her anyone', A. Ó Dálaigh vii 7 . ní bhfuilim ag diúltadh bás d'fagháil, Acts xxv 11 . nochan fhuil finghal ná feall | doirr na diultadh ná doichell, ZCP ix 486 .

3 doé

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 doé or dil.ie/17515
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: dú(a)e, dou, duae, due

n (disyll. Fél. Mar. 2 , Acr. 27 ). Also dú(a)e. io, m. (?). d s. dou, IT i 76 (LU). rampart, circumvallation (poet.): crich incoisce duae na urclaide no rath no feart no secib duae ` mound ', Laws iv 144 . slán doe `a sound rampart', Fél. Mar. 2 (glossed .i. clad ard, LB). ni disceoil dúe Neill `the house of N.' (?), ACC 6 ( RC xx 156 ) = duae, LU 532 . rigdúi .i. ri[g]thech, Cóir Anm. 41 . co rríg nél noeb ṅdoë | luid tre roë rindi `to the holy rampart of the King of clouds', Fél. Aug. 27 . fail in dechmad grad congaib . . . dóini fo a doi triamnai trel (: cotaói) the tenth degree (of the Hierarchy) which embraces human beings within its pale, SR 643 . for dou na hEmna, IT i 76 (tua, v.l.). for doé na rrátha, 72 . for dua na ratha, Hugh Roe 112 . for duae na faigthi, Hib. Min. 65 . dia mbai for dói na fairge (of Peter walking on the water), SR 7396 . mochen lium don dartan | toet chucam dar in doa. dar dœ .i. dar dó os muir no crich na fairrge, Fél.² lix , Thr. Ir. Gl. 130 . ? co Crist cāid for doi dessel, SR 8198 . co roling dar dua ind liss , LL 274a51 . cid becc mo léim dar dúäe, Otia i 126 . ce atchethed (leg. adcethe) tre dua cáin | Cormaic for máil maige maith, ZCP xi 109 . pl. dun tredui .i. tre due Crimthuind Mo[i]r, Corm. Y 883 (Mogheime). nói ndúi immon tech, LL 29a6 .

See 1 túae.

do-maid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-maid or dil.ie/18056
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: do-mmemaid, dosroimid, doma, tomat, dommema

v bursts forth, breaks forth. Pret. 3 s. medius crepuit .i. tommemaid, Lateinische Kultur im VIII. Jahrhundert 214-15 . do-mmemaid in slóg for lár ind lis the multitude burst into the middle of the liss , MU² 957 . domemaid Art uasal .i. dīa ūasal, Corm. Y 26 ; cf. O'Mulc. 55 ; also dimemed art uasal, LL 122b48 . Perf. 3 s. dosroimid sruth asind aill, Ériu ii 120 § 57 . ind ail asa toróimed a srúaim mór, Wb. 11a19 . talg Tigernmais dodraebhaídh | i cath ard aenaig Macha, BB 37a48 . Subj. pres. 3 s. tuc dam ṅ-uisce doma inna diad, Trip.² 919 . 3 pl. dia tomat gáir na mbidbadh | im cend Failbe Flaind Fidhbadh, RC xvii 177.8 (Tig.). Fut. 3 s. dommema for trī slūagu slicht slūaig Ulad, TBC-I¹ 3087 = conmae re secht cleithe sluaig Ulad, TBC-LL¹ 4974 (rhet.).

Vn. tomaidm. See tomaidmid.

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