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adbar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. adbar or dil.ie/340

Forms: isa n-a., adbara, adhbhar

n o, n. a s. isa n-a.¤ , Ml. 138c3 . n p. adbara, LL 218b31 ( TTr. 123 ). adhbhar m. IGT Decl. § 11 . See Celtica i 337 .

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(a) matter, material: isa na.¤ nephdelbaigthe gl. informemque materiam, Ml. 138c3 . ri rothepi . . . / asin cheta.¤ admas / talam . . ., SR 30 . ba terc cach n-a.¤he had little of any substance, LU 11008 . aprisce in adbhuir dian-ar-forcoimnacair `the fragility of the matter whereof we have been made', Ériu ii 122 § 62 . co cruthaigfea in comdiu . . . curpa dind adbur toltanaigfes do cip é méit . . . in t-a.¤ , LU 2595 . a.¤ tened, BColm. 54.20 . d'iarraidh adhbhair cruite, Keat. ii 2692 . a.¤ in ard-naim the ingredients of the saint i.e. his discent or genealogy SG 18.3 . Med. iomad adhbhair (adhbhar v.l.), festering matter, Trompa na bhF. 7436 .

(b) materials etc., serving a special purpose, gear, equipment: roderscaigestar a tech so eter adbur ┐ elathain, LU 8046 ( FB 1 ). mad fige a loscad etir garmain ┐ cech n-a.¤ olchena `the loom-beam and all other materials', Ériu ii 206 § 27 . a h-adbara ┐ a aídimmi (of a ship), LL 218b31 ( TTr. 123 ). nirthá do lín na h adbor cathugud trisna barbárdu sa `he has neither number nor gear to fight', 220a25 (ib. 220). is athais mor daib muna derntai calma amlaid sin ┐ febus in adbair fuil agaib, Aen. 2465 .

(c) Of persons with follg. gen. in sense of makings (of), one fit to be (hardly to be distinguished from damna in similar use, in spite of O'Don. Gram. p. 445 ): a.¤ ríg, Sc.M² § 14 . int a.¤ rig is ferr do bi da coiced fein, Ann. Conn. 1272.4 . airchideóchain Tuama . . . ┐ a.¤ aird-espuic, Hy Fiach. 114.12 (`? archdeacon with right of succession', Plummer MS notes). a.¤ suad, AU ii 508.4 . a.¤ gaiscedaig the makings of a warrior, LL 8581 . is breath adhbhair Ioldánaigh / do bhí ar Eoin E. was estimated as a young `Ildánach ', Arch. Hib. i 90 § vi . Hence of a grade of poet: itir éceas ┐ adhbar i.e. both poets and students (of poetry), Oss. v 40.5 . adhbhar oideadh young poets (makings of teachers), DDána 46.3 . do chuir geall . . . / fa dhán re hadhbhar eile challenged another student about a poem, 90.16 . Note also: ni raibi do shluagh adbhur cathaigthe friu there was not any army fit to fight with them, TTr.² 1438 .

Hence of successors (actual or potential) to particular offices (kingship, abbacy, etc.) usually with eulogistic implications: D. rí Midhi ┐ a.¤ ríg Erenn, RC xviii 277.13 (Tig.). a.¤ tigerna Breagh, AFM ii 880.14 . ádbar comarba Phattraicc, 762.7 . C. a.¤ ollaman na Brefne, Ann. Conn. 1411 § 22 . gurvo hadhbhar nuachair d'Eirinn antí Conall, ZCP xiv 223.12 . an t-adhbur imperi bis inadíaidh ` heir-apparent ', Maund. 192 . adhbhur a chlemhna his intended son-in-law, Ériu v 188.451 .

(d) subject-matter (of discussion, literary work, etc.): do chum do sgeóil do bhuain ré hádhbhar i.e. so that your fable should have a bearing on the matter under discussion, Desid. 3563 . in tan adchid in filid . . . in tadbur a subject for his poem, Laws i 44.3 Comm. adhbhar ceoil ar gcomhlabhra `the sweet subject of our language', Content. xxv 1 . neithe nach beanann ré hadhbhar which are not to the point, TSh. 9063 . a bhaoghlaigh / do chor-sa is adhbhar aonaigh thy business is idle market talk, DDána 4.9 . dob é m'oide ar adhbhoraibh, TD 23.9 .

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(a) cause, ground, reason: ciadcobrinn moidim do dénum ni bói a.¤ híc, Wb. 17d17 . a.¤ fáilte, 20a9 . adbur na cnete, IT i 123.7 . a.¤ móide cause of anger, Dán Dé xxv. 15 . ionnbhúr n-adhbhar uathbháis ┐ miosguis ag Dia, Trompa na bhF. 457 . adhbhar cumhadh, TD 14.4 . a adhbhar d'iomchar na croiche / i gcoinne an bháis do bhí ag drud the reason for carrying his cross, DDána 30.12 . adhbair asa ndleghait soin, ZCP viii 116 § 16 . is é is a.¤ dóibh chuige sin, Corp. Astron. 2.9 . is é adhbhur ma tánac chucaib-si, do innisin scéal an domain díb, RC xxiv 371.3 . mór n-adhbhar fárbh aontuighthe, TD 20.53 . cuma leis ternó nó gan terno a cath acht co cuired a clú adhbar dá adhbaraibh provide he should be famous for some reason(?), Expugn. Hib. § 15 . corop i n-adbur na haighi sin rogaba bás that he may die because of that fawn, Todd Nenn. 182.12 . tuig . . . fa adhbar áiridhe . . . gurab edh as áil linn `that for a certain reason we desire', CS 2.1 . ar an adhbhar go ttoirmeasccann an fercc . . . carthanacht etorra féin, Ériu xv 28 § 2 . ar an adhbhar in aimsir S. Clára . . . ní raibhe áonchlabhsdra aca, 96 § 3 . ar adhbharaibh aile `for other reasons', AFM ii 918 note c. méid m'orchra ar an adhbhar-sa for this reason, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 380.6 .

(b) Of the cause of a quarrel, battle, etc.: cath . . . fa a.¤ coir, RC xxiii 404.15 . sila ┐ adbair in catha, CCath. 3852 . is d'adbaraibh catha Chula Dremne sin, RC xvii 143.4 . is a.¤ ṅdegdebtha, LL 12109 . Hence absolutely in sense of casus belli: adbur no bidbanus, O'D. 1376 (E 3.5, 26a). can adbur can bidbanus, Laws v 142.18 Comm. olc in ta.¤ dia mbói sin LL 20624 . fobith . . . a nadbair ┐ a nesaenta re aroile, AFM iv 1010.22 . tosach an adhbhair eiséin `he is the cause of the dispute' TD 3.26 .

(c) Of the ground, pretext for a claim, charge : bít oc dénum adbair do argain na n-óglach, PH 7528 . dall-adbur no ferai form `you bring an unfounded charge against me, RC xiv 243.44 . caide in t-abur assa fuighmis hé?, Acall. 5215 . fágbhaim an t-adhbhar faoi féin / ní beag nod dfhior mar eiséin affair(?), Ir. Review 1913, 625 § 20 . ní ḟuil ní d'adhbhar aige, TD 8.32 . nár lim gan a.¤ éigin without some pretext (of someone returning uninvited), O'Gr. Cat. 352.19 . sé 'na ṡeanadhbhar ó ṡin an ancient cause ever since, TD 7.33 . anaic sinn ar ár n-damnadh / glanaidh sinn ó ar sean-adhbhar, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 382.4 .

In phrase lucht adbair people who bring charges, complaints(?); people with a grievance(?): mhaithmhechas na naindligheadh do thabhairt do lucht adhbhair, Ó Héodhusa 230 z . lucht adhbhair tar éis a ndiomdha, TD 29.19 . bíse it armaibh re hucht gcean / a lucht adhbhair go n-airgthear, 19.15 .

1 ad-cumaing

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ad-cumaing or dil.ie/411

Forms: adcumaing, atchomaing, ad-comaicc, -ecmaic, -ecmaing, ecmaiṅger, -ecmongar, adcoimced, adcoimged, -ecm(a)i, -ecma, adchomga, -ecmonga, ad-comnaicc, ecmong, ad-comnaicc, adh-comnaccair, adcæmnacair, ecomnechair, atacomcussa, adcomchaissem, -ecmaingsem, adcomcisset, adcoimcaiset, at comgaisit, ecmong, -ecmaic, -ecmaing, ecmong

v (*in-com-icc). Indic. pres. 3 s. adcumaing, Ml. 19c11 . atchomaing, 24c16 (with inf. pron.). ad-comaicc, BDD² 1475 . See GOI p. 354 . Prot. -ecmaic, -ecmaing, used in Mid. Ir. in absolute position in sense (b) below. ?Pass. ecmaiṅger, Ériu vii 6.21 = -ecmongar, 199.7 (in sense of con-icc?). ? Impf. 3 s. adcoimced, LU 7993 ( = ad-comaicc, BDD² 1528 ). adcoimged, O'Mulc. 578 ( = adcomced, Rawl. 108b 37 ). Subj. pres. 3 s. -ecm(a)i, -ecma, Wb. 5b35 , Ml. 15d5 , LU 5855 . Later adchomga, Ériu vii 168.8 . -ecmonga, ii 122 § 62 . pret. and perf. are not distinguished, the most usual form being the 3 s. ad-comnaicc with inf. pron. as verb of existence (see (b) below). Apart from this construction special pret. forms occur mainly in the sense strikes , which is not found in the vn. ecmong (see (a) below). In the other meanings the pres. is frequently used as a historic tense (cf. Études Celt. iii 232 ). pret. 3 s. ad-comnaicc ( happened ), BDD² 1478 (see note.) With depon. inflexion adh-comnaccair, 1477 . adcæmnacair, TBC-I¹ 2248 . ? ecomnechair, ZCP viii 307.25 . As s-pret. 1 s. atacomcussa, LU 9388 . 1 pl. adcomchaissem, Ériu ii 122 § 62 . -ecmaingsem, Fél. Ep. 7 ( -ecmaicsim, O'Dav. 775 ). 3 pl. adcomcisset, Wb. 4d13 . adcoimcaiset, Trip.² 1648 . at comgaisit , O'Curry 2022 ( H 4.22, 49 ).

Vn. ecmong.

There are two meanings, (a) strikes (trans.), (b) happens . As prot. -ecmaic -ecmaing and vn. ecmong are found only in sense (b), and the s-pret. (found in O. Ir. glosses) only in sense (a) there may have been two distinct compound verbs. See, however, MU² 1049 and Ériu v 242.153 cited below under (a). But sense (b) could have arisen from sense (a), where, on the other hand, a compd. of icc could have been influenced by or conflated with boingid or a compd. thereof. Treated as one vb. by Pedersen Vgl. Gr. (ii 555) and Thurn. ( GOI 354 ).

(a) strikes, cuts: adcomcisset ilbéim friss, Wb. 4d13 . atchomaing friagitofil `he struck it against A.,' Ml. 24c16 . roáil .i. adcumaing gl. inimicorum ora pulsavit, 19c10 , 11 . adcoimcaiset crandú fri scíathu, Trip.² 1648 . atascomaing for oenchlaich he slew them on the same stone, SR 5320 . atacomoṅg dooenbeim, 6920 . díbaircid dí conda-ecmaic, MU² 1049 . manid in Leuidan . . . ad-comaicc a erball do thochur in beatha, BDD² 502 . adcomaing cach fer dīb biur n-indamsa, adcomchusa a mbiursa (leg. mo biur-sa?) tria cechtarde seom, TBC-I¹ 2825 . is and atcomaic ruadan in dub themrach (.i. cloc) isin tellach, LB 260b29 = adcomaing, YBL 136a27 . co necmaing a ceand dia suidiu `shore his head from off him', Ériu v 242.153 (to be referred to (b)?).

(b) happens, chances (frequ. in O. Ir. glosses in subjunct. with neg. glossing Lat. nē: coníecmi nádnairchissa gl. ne forte nec tibi parcat, Wb. 5b35 . Ml. 15d5 , 121c13 , 122b5 . KZ xxix 372 . nad n-ecma nad benur do chend dít, LU 5855 (TBC.2 1384). mad dia n-ecma nach ceallach if any dissension arises, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, 92 § 17 . tar crich aranecmai a saíd bre ca[i]ch on which somebody's property happens to be(?), Laws i 78.18 . ad-comnaiccc (sic) corthi cloiche foa chosaib Meic C. there happened to be, BDD² 1478 . ad-cumaing an abhann ina tuinn amail robhaoi riamh, Ériu xiii 13.6 . co n-ecmaing a tul immon n-all so that his forehead struck against the cliff, LU 8934 . ecmaic aroli fer chucca, PH 929 . eacmaing Fint dia tofund happened to go hunting them, ZCP viii 105.9 . The form ecmaing, ecmaic it happens (-ed) occurs with various constructions: ecmaing is dó nach terc ní, ZCP vii 269 § 14 . adcumbec bid mairb dia mairt, xiii 376 n. 7 ( iii 462, xx 223 ). ecmaic boí a chlaideb hi farrad Fergusa, LU 5405 ( TBC-I¹ 927 ). ecmaing . . . cocualutur ni, Fél.² cxxviii 22 . ecmaing nocha n-erbert riam, Anecd. ii 69.4 . eacmaing a bhaí ana . . . do breith dolēic, ZCP xiii 172.18 (TBFr.).

With inf. pron. lit. it has happened to x (to be), hence as verb of existence, the whole group usually being tantamount to a personal pron. (see GOI 480 ): cindas persine attotchomnicc what kind of person art thou? Wb. 6b 13 . Setanta mac Sualtaim atomchomnaicse, LU 4892 ( TBC-I¹ 405 ). ardchaerich adobcomnaic-si ye are mighty sheep, Anecd. i 41.25 . na haiti rosnaltadar ┐ na dá Maine ... ┐ ata-comnaicsi fa-deisin and she herself, BDD² 106 . dogairet i[n]na h-uile Érennaig atotchomnaicc are calling thee, Trip.² 258 . ní mó na mod maccáin lee atacaemnaic, TBC-LL¹ 1632 (in dar le ni mo ina meid mic bhic boi ann, St.) ?atamchomnaic dirgitetaid mo Crist cumachtaig, LU 1152 (ACC). di glain gil atacomnaicc it is (made) of clear crystal, 2039 ( FA 11 ). atacaemhnacair osse . . . merdána, CCath. 347 v.l. laoch amra . . . Art C. atacomhnaic to wit, Hugh Roe 14.12 . In colophon: finit Dubaltach Firbisigh adomcomhnvic, Goid. 79 . Note also: atacomnaic mac laiside .i. Néde, RC xxvi 8.4 . i ndomnach adcoemnaccair Día in sássad nemda .i. in maind, Ériu ii 198.12 (cf. do-indnaig).

áilt

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n (explained by O'R. Poems, and by Meyer ZCP xiii 147 as for áil + let, but perh. simply by-form of áil): ag sin mo chomairli duid / gab ī madh ailt beith go glan, ZCP xiii 147.8 . gach nī is ailt ō Dīa dogēbair ē, 9 . [gidhbé nuimir] . . . is á.¤ d'faghbail, O'Gr. Cat. 291.26 . cuirtear mil . . . and in meid is a.¤ , C IV 2, 40 vb6 . in méd is ailt don uisgi, Rosa Angl. 36.18 . fotruic and é gaca tratha is ailt, 110.23 .

aindlistenach

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adj (dlestanach): a méid andlistinaigh to an excessive degree, Reg. San. 18.38 .

ainmesraigid

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v (mesraigid): imdaigter linn ruad ina meid ┐ ainmesruidter ina cail is altered, Rosa Angl. 8.22 . aderaid daine gu morgann leann fuar ┐ leann dub isa gaili . . . ┐ gu nanmeasraigid na deathaighe eirgeas dib sin an craide disturb, 23 P 10³, 45b32 .

airchra

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Forms: -ae, urchra, orchra

O. Ir. -ae, io, n. Later f. urchra, orchra f. IGT Decl. § 3 . Vn. of ara-chrin

(a) act of perishing, hence decay, decline, deterioration: cen frescsin báis na hirchri, Wb. 3a14 . inda leu som nisroissed imned na erchrae do grés a soinmigi a cloinaib . . ., Ml. 39c34 . ? deaith doerchrau hi crichaib caincailb . . . .i. do ercrasait mo súile hi cáincrichaib mo chind, ZCP iii 224 § 12 . nir bo dímdach do Dia dein / manbad airc[h]ra dia aimsir (Adam) would not have been ungrateful to God but for being made subject to death, SR 1471 . a herchra ┐ a hélúd tria phecdaib . . . ón bethaid forordai (of the soul), LU 2688 ( RC xxv 250.3 ). flaithus cen hairchra (of heaven), Anecd. iii 69.10 . naími cen ais cen ercra, LU 2470 . betha can bas . . . can ircra, Cog. 172.5 . atá erchra for cach dúil, Ériu i 68.6 . gan orchra ar síodh nó ar sonas (in Heaven), Dán Dé xxv 35 . dober loss ┐ solad daibh arnach bid urcra `which will never fail', RC xvi 36.6 . mo chorp do theacht slán . . . as an neimhthní ┐ as an n-urchra-sa ina bhfuil anosa, Desid. 3189 . a ndul . . . for nefní ┐ a n-ercrai, PH 4271 . See airchor (a).

(b) failure, deficiency, want: amal bid isint (leg. isind) erchru gl. quasi in defectu profecto amicorum, Ml. 30d27 . cenod fil a n-erchre `though they are wanting' (of certain verbal forms), Sg. 193b7 . tre erchrae césta `through failure of the passive', 143a3 . tre erchra indí as esse gl. per ellipsin esse, 169b2 . tre erchra, 197b9 . nocho forbia . . . / a.¤ bíid no etaig, SR 4064 . do choid erchra i nar fin fein our own wine has run out, RC xlvi 236 § 8 . ní bhia urcra ar uisci isin tiprait-si, Lism. L. 2383 . ar oman a foxail airi ┐ a erchrai (of worldly wealth), Ériu vii 172.5 . urcra lathair decay of vigour, RC v 203.z . iar n-erchrai a m-bríg, Alex. 28 . freisligi foghair no ercro erlapra, Auraic. 4724 . irchra ruisc .i. caiche, O'Curry 72 ( H 3.18, p. 46 ). eclipse (of sun, etc.): earcra gréne a medon lái ┐ earcra essca 'sa miss cétna, RC xvii 362.10 (Tig.). orchra gréine for do ghnúis, Ériu viii 134 z . Legal in phrase smacht airchrai dala fine for failure to attend court at the appointed time (`Tarifbusse des Vereitelns des Termins'), Cóic Con. 14.17 cf. ZCP xv 259 , xvi 210 . smacht urcrai dala, O'Curry 2305 ( Eg. 88, 23(24)a ). in leth ingellus neach dul ┐ muna dech biaid smacht urcraidi dala and, Laws iii 330.3 Comm. lán smacht urcraide dala and, O'D. 1694 (H. 5.15, 31b).

(c) In vaguer sense downfall, ruin, defeat: co tí irchre fla[tho] román `until the fall of the Romans' realm shall come', Wb. 26a5 . trom leis . . . clanna na righ . . . do dibud ┐ do erchru triasa fotha sin, LL 407b25 . iar n-urchra a charad, BB 204b32 . nách roichfeadh iomarcaigh no urchra no tochradh a dtighearna tairsibh, ML 116.8 . mar scéith chosanta ar éigion orchra, Ó Bruad. i 196.17 . tug fás ar orchradhaibh slóigh / bás C. caused an increase in the misfortunes of the host, DDána 64.29 . tuile urcra, IGT Decl. ex. 100 . grief, affliction: ná tabhair d'orchra t'aire, Measgra D. 60.29 . méid m'orchra, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 380.6 .

áittiugad

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Forms: áttagad, áitechadh, átachadh

vn. of áittigid. Also áttagad. áitechadh, átachadh, IGT Verbs § 106 .

(a) act of inhabiting, dwelling (in), settling (in): lorg a n-áitighthe `the marks of their dwelling', Content. vi 63 . ionad áitighthe dwelling-place, Eochairsg. 107.24 .

With obj. gen.: iar n-áitiuccadh Locha O. do Brénainn, BNnÉ 87 § 180 . i n-oileán . . . nach raibhe duine . . . dá átughadh, TD 20.18 . With prep. I: do bhí . . . ag áitioghadh ann, Desid. 6188 . do Dh. . . . a ndeineadh Áodh áitechadh, BNnÉ 259 § 219 . mé i n-ainchean d'átoghadh that I persist in sin, Aithd. D. 71.7 . cia an chéiddream . . . dochuir átaghadh ionnad? `who inhabited thee?' TD 28.13 . Maund. 49 . cultivated, inhabited land: an tír uile etir fhasach ┐ áitiucchadh, AFM v 1562.6 . co nár fhágaibh urra aitighthe aon baile ferainn `a proprietor of a single townland', 1666.5 . Common with arbar (cultivated ground): gach baile gach arbhar gach aitiucchadh, 1720.z . d'arbar nó d'áitiucchadh d'indilibh nó d'áirneis, vi 1958.6 . adhbail sccrios aiticchti ┐ arbha, Hugh Roe 280.27 .

(b) act of establishing, founding: cum oenaig d'aitegud to establish a fair, Metr. Dinds. iii 422.18 . a eagluis d'áitiughadh, Eochairsg. 4.16 . an cháin trom do bhí ag Balor / ar Éirinn dá hátaghadh which was imposed, TD 24.5 .

(c) act of proving, demonstrating: an meid-se dhíom ó dleaghar / bíodh ar mh'éigse a áiteaghadh `the stating of it', Content. ix 26 . ní fhéaduid a áitiughadh nó a chruthughadh gur truaileadh an creideamh (sic leg.), Eochairsg. 5.16 . Cf. d'á áiteamh mar shómpla, gur . . . , Hard. ii 268.13 .

andaib

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n ( d p.): an meid da a.¤ ar a nimeochair `whatever be the number of A's thou traverse', O'Gr. Cat. 312.z . Plummer MS notes suggests reading d'a-andaib, comparing géandaib g's, 313.31 . n s. and, Contribb. xiii .

bárach

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: arabárach, iarnabárach, iarabarach, arabarach, arnamairech, cusarnabárach

adv (see Meid, Stud. Celt. iv 72 f. and Celtica xii 108-12 ).

(a) i mb.¤ tomorrow: imbārach .i. i mba iubar solis .i. turgbāil grēine, Corm. Y 781 . Cf. O'Mulc. 749. notmairfider immārach, SR 6496. dun chath firfidir imbárach, Imr. Brain 43.4 . i mbárach, LU 9016 ( FB 76 , H). immarach (crastina die), Lat. Lives 89.8 . imbarach no innocht, TBC-LL¹ 1865. bid inniu duit / ní ba márach, Todd Nenn. 224.10 . 'na tócbaitis saír . . . de indiu, no tuited i mbárach, Airne F. 207. an duine ad-chí aniogh i niort / ag so i márach é i n-ainriocht, Dán Dé xxv 19 . fōi lais ambārach dadaig tomorrow night, TBC-I¹ 2916. TBFr. 247. ZCP iv 176.14 .

With lá: ataim nemhḟeasach in lium fein in la amarach tomorrow, LB 40 marg. sup. a ccoinne an láoi márach, Numbers xi 18 . Somet. inflected: go lān-shoillsi an láoi amāraigh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 834. timcheall an laói a maruigh, Matthw. vi 34. an laói máruigh, Joshua vii 13.

Note also: da faghadh fen amairech ina maighdin hi on the morrow (cf. b), Maund. 262.

(b) (í)ar(n)a (= prep. ar or íar + poss. pron. 3 s.) b.¤ the next day, on the morrow: romdis direchtai arabarach `on the morrow', Ml. 48d12 . uenit . . . O. . . . arrabarach, Lib. Hymn. i 46.8 . Ériu xx 164.39 . arabárach, Trip.² 147. iarnabárach, Thes. ii 329.38 (Hy. v Comm.). nocon bía luaithne de iarnabárach, Trip.² 180. arna bárach, LU 4779. isind laithiu iarnabarach (sequenti die), Lat. Lives 8.7 . PH 1250. iarabarach, Mon. Tall. 164.9 (§ 88) . arabarach, 161.16 (§ 81) . arnamairech, Maund. 262. ar na bhárach ┐ ar na bháirech cóir aráon, Bard. Synt. Tr. 18.209.21 . ar a bhārach, RSClára 13a . biit and íarum co arna bárach until the next day, TBFr. 351. cusarnabárach, LU 8764 ( FB 57 ). gan a breith có abhárach till tomorrow, RC vi 175.55 . go horbharach, AFM vi 2102.5 . See 1 búarach.

borr

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 búarach

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Forms: búairge, -aig, buorach

n o, n. (bó + árach) n p. búairge. Later with a d s. -aig. b.¤ f. (as crotach g s. croitche, n p. crotcha, g p. crotach), IGT Decl. § 56. spancel for cows at milking-time: b.¤ .i. bo ┐ árach .i. ceangal bhios ar bhoin, O'Cl. buorach gl. lora, V. SS. Hib. i 258 n.9 . focheird crand mbuarach / la gach funghaire solus, Ériu xiii 14.29 . tricha bó . . . co mbuargib créduma, LL 37729 ( RC xiii 40 § 12 ). cūic būairghi in cach inbhi . . . ┐ atgnīed cach banchoic dībh a būaraigh, ZCP vii 300.10 - 11 . caill tón bo can buaraig, Auraic. 5242. co tarat béim dia buaraig ina chlocend co ndernai slicrig dia chind, LL 22259 (cf. Dinds. 86 ) = rothend búaraig 'ma brágait, Metr. Dinds. iv 24.20 . More generally: ort bid buarach . . . / 'got chengal, MR 296.10 . 'na mbuairgib . . . ┐ i ngaistédaib, 316.31 . buarach trom `heavy harness' (of chief), Magauran 4431 .

In transfd. sense milking-time, (early) morning: buarach .i. bó ┐ árach .i. fosta buarach dana bó ergi .i. matan moch. unde dicitur fescor im buarach, Corm. 7 = fescor ┐ būarach, Corm. Y 131. buarach .i. bó éirghe .i. moch mhaidean, O'Cl. ō būarach go nox, ZCP v 487 § 15 (B. na f.). fesccur mbúarach `evening [and] morning´ Ériu xxvi 82 § 9 .

Freq. in phr. i mbúaruch this morning, a short time ago, just now (see Stories fr. Táin Gloss.; Zimmer, KZ xxx 13 - 18 ; Vendryes, Études Celt. ii 127 ; Meid, Stud. Celt. iv 72 - 73 and Celtica xii 108-12 ): himbvarvch `just now', Hib. Min. 3.83 . inn edpairt tucai[s]iu dam-sa i mbúaruc, Lib. Hymn. 87.15 . is hé dorinchoisc dia felmacaib i mbúaruch, LU 5056 = hi fuarach, TBC-I¹ 567. rodos marb . . . ambúaruch, LL 12988 ( RC xiv 428 § 52 ). déna airfide . . . anocht, febh do rignis . . . imbuarach, TFrag. 46.16 . ambúarach tomorrow , Leb. Gab.(i) 146.5 (see bárach).

cadás

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n cotton : gab trifera a meid mesoigi, ┐ cuir cadás co tanaighi na timcill ┐ dein supositorium di, Irish Texts v 52.7 . dentar ga copa ar cuma na slaiti do cadas no d'oluinn no do lin, Irish Texts v 52y . as coir an crecht do tarring le hadurc noc[h] bís lan do cadas, 23 P 10 67.41 . an toradh ceadna do berbadh ar uisge fearthana ┐ cadas do thuma ann, 23 K 42 341.19 . cadás, FGB .

cartaid

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Forms: -aigid, cartad

v also -aigid sends, dispatches; expels . Of persons: dun . . . asa carta mac 'athair, Laws v 168.12 . cartais Manannán mac Lir / techta úad, Metr. Dinds. iv 58.21 . docum ifrinn chartfus in Coimdiu [n]a pec[th]achu illaithi brātha, ZCP iv 243.1 . i cend Rossa rochart Cing `against R. he sent C.', Metr. Dinds. iii 446.90 . cartfait clanna Iareoil / dia cóille dia clár, LL 18607 ( PRIA xix 550 ). cartaid timthirid dīa tidnacul, MacCongl. 5.28 . cartfaider a pardus immach iat, MacCarthy 50.21 . rí rochart Moise for fecht / co Forann sent , SR 3829 . rocartad o chomarba Petair i nErinn (of Palladius), Fél.² cii 13 . Of message: cartais R. . . . / fis co F., Metr. Dinds. iv 326.29 .

Of animals drives off: ma fo fath marbtha cartar `if it is with intent to kill them they have been driven', Laws v 140.19 Comm. cartaid . . . inti ba thir a n-eochu as, O'Curry 845 ( H 3.18, 384b ) = Laws iv 6.1 . co hathlam úaib nacartaid `send him from you' (of horse), Metr. Dinds. iii 454.61 . an mada cartaighthear a ttigh na bratha, Luc. Fid. 5021 . Note also: chartas chuige . . . / creacha dubha is bántréada `gathers around him', Ó Bruad. iii 146.7 . ní chartad ór derg i ndag-meid cerd óg amlaid did not pour, Metr. Dinds. iv 114.87 .

Vn. cartad.

cesacht

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Forms: -aicht, -achta

m., IGT Decl. § 25 (g s. and n pl. -aicht, -achta). Verbs §§ 71 , 78 . vn. of 1 ceisid, GOI § 732 .

(a) scarcity; grudging, niggardliness; complaint, murmuring : līnfaid cessacht for (= bar) cuile `scarcity shall fill your storehouses', Cáin Ad. 27 . duthracht cen cessacht `without grudging', Wb. 16c1 . nī thésid for c.¤ nō gūa do A. `niggardliness or falsehood', Cáin Ad. 27 . fuil tri ni / na dlegair do bocht Dé bí / dimmda da bethaid cipe / c.¤ ┐ áibele, Lib. Hymn. i 83.z . nách ní beres c.¤ de `everything which is begrudged', RC ix 482.z (ICM, LU 1760 ). Cf. ? ní fo cossail c.¤ glegrach, Anecd. i 59 § 73 (corresponding verse passage). cen chói, cen chessacht lessa (lesse, leisi, v.ll.), Ériu iii 96 § 5 (`without wailing after prosperity'). sóifid rodíbi ┐ rodochell ┐ roches- sacht i córaidi .i. i mbrugaidib cen chathim cen tidnacul, LL 24793 (cf. RC xxvi 42 § 219 ). Reckoned among the 15 tokens of a bad woman, ZCP viii 113.22 . c.¤ gl. parvispendia, Ir. Gl. 280 . c.¤ cach bī ar beathaidh (in a prophecy of evil to come), ACL iii 241 § 12 . do-gní c.¤ ar (= for) complains about: gach ní ara ndentar c.¤ isin domun, RC xiv 52 § 62 . nách déanann ceasacht ar éinní dá ccuirthear 'na fhiadhnaisi (of an animal), Desid. 1014 .

(b) As quasi-vn. act of complaining, murmuring (about, FOR): meid atái-siu ac cessacht ḟorm-sa indiu, TBC-LL¹ 3695 ( LL 10663 ). ac c.¤ ar thanacht a bróg, SG 246.16 . ag tormas ┐ ag ceasacht, TSh. 10135 .

coiméignigthech

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adj (cf. coiméicentach): mēid ēigin coimēignigtheach = violenta, RSláinte 2279 .

2 com-

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pref. forming equative of adjj. See Meid, Beiträge 224 ff.

(a) With follg. FRI (later LA): comdhub fri h-éc a drech, Corm. 36 s. prúll = duibidir éc, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 91). fri athair fri Spirat naop / as oenta dho as comcaomh `he is their peer', Blathm. 197 . intí as chominmain lais fris féin whom he loves as himself, LU 2660 . is inad bad chomébind / ra les L., LL 6367 ( ZCP xxiv 142 § 54 ). corub comisel comorbo uasal fri hisel, O'D. 2231 (Nero A vii, 154 b). coimhédtrom riú, IGT Introd. 6.1 . gen co tainic oigh ris nar comglan Eoin `there never was virgin purer than John', BCC 430.23 . coimdhirech le múr, BNnÉ 65 § 97 . With ocus: ropo chomderg (dirggidir, v.l.) a haiged ┐ corcair líac L., Ériu iv 104.11 . ? ní comloma cnáimh ó choin / 's ó mhnáibh comhranna Í Ch., IGT Decl. ex. 1150 . Note also: ní frīth sinne uile commbuidech rīam cosirāir we have never been so grateful, BColm. 20.19 .

(b) Adj. as subst. with prec. poss.: ni raibi ríam a chomḟíal never was there so generous (a king), Metr. Dinds. iv 344.75 . nocon fhaca . . . a com-alaind, YBL 313b42 . a gcomhchuanna any as comely as they, DDána 114.19 . nat[h]air a comhgarg, RC xxi 396.31 . do comhog one as young as thou, ZCP vi 104.14 . a comhmór sin as many as that, BNnÉ 226 § 125 . Formations with nouns are given as separate entries.

(c) Often with partitive DI and/or follg. clause: a commaith do rígh, Stair Erc. 2240 . nír agair neach . . . a comuinnterdha . . . do aghair Eoin, Smaointe B. Chr. 3223 . do daingnigh si a comh-laidir sin annsa tribloid, co ndubairt si . . . , 3133 . lena chomhardso do sdaid bhethadh as go bhfoigheonmáois = with so high a vocation as to serue, RSClára 36b . ina chommōr so do mhéudughadh . . . ionnus . . . go mbethí infhedhma = in so great multitude . . . that . . . you shal be able, 143b . cofuilitt a comger sin co tollfadis mur doghendáis deilcgne, Maund. 14 . a comhsóghamail sin do betaigh, BCC 438.18 . Cf. an coímhghearr sin d'aímsir, CF Eg. 341 .

(d) With follg. noun in gen.: comhmaith an cheirt . . . , O'Hara 1209 . ni boi . . . comhmaith Conaill, MR 152.2 . comhmór na hÉireann do ríoghacht `so large a kingdom as Ireland', Keat. iii 86 . commór in áir . . . le combeg an tslúaigh, Expugn. Hib. 16 . comhonóraighe na hÉireann do chrích ┐ comhuaisle gach foirne d'ár áitigh í, Keat. i 76.39 .

(e) With follg. ocus and clause: as chombind la cach fer guth araile ┐ betís téta mendchrot men find each other's voices as musical as harpstrings, LU 7018 ( BDD 66 ). coimminic is chruinnighes an bhanab na sethracha as often as, RSClára 99b . bheith coimhimnígheach timcheall ghrás Dé ┐ bhíd etc., Donlevy 472.22 . comluath ┐ do glac sé é as soon as, BCC 104.11 . coimhmeinic is féidir leo `as often as they can' (with ellipse of ocus?), 478.18 . In Párl. na mB. in sequence: cómh maith ┐ do chuirios . . . is mar [sin] ēirghid, etc. just as . . . so, Párl. na mB. 749 Cf. 1255 , 1372 . With difft. conj.: gur gníomh ē cómh óirdhearc iondas . . . go madh chóra . . . , Párl. na mB. 61 .

(f) With ocus sin and follg. clause: deichneabhar . . . manach do-bheireadh a mbeatha comh cráibhtheach ┐ sin as go mbíodh aingeal ag labhairt lived such holy lives that . . . , Keat. ii 1891 . gur léigeadar an fhoghluim . . . a bhfaillīth comh mór ┐ sin, ionnas nách . . . , Párl. na mB. 2687 . nach beth aon aca comhdhána ┐ sin, as a laibhéorudh = that none be so bolde as to speake there, RSClára 101b . coimhchríonna ┐ sin, ionnus gomadh mó . . . , 84b .

(g) With follg. sin: na teccaidh comhgar sin . . . duinne so near, BNnÉ 218.3 . chomh-follus soin, TSh. 5453 . cómh láidir sin, Párl. na mB. 2084 . comhḟad sin, RSClára 73a . comh furas sin, Donlevy 418.26 . See 1 com-.

comáentaigid

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v (comáentu) (a) agrees (fri, with; ar, imm upon), consents to: na coirthe do chomaentaigh sibh do denam, Leb. Gab.(i) 32 n. 7 . ardaigh na comaentaighidís a tríur im ardadh in agidh na hathardha, CCath. 100 . comaentaighit na dochtúiri . . . ar in focal coitcinn so, O'Gr. Cat. 253.12 . Cf. is andside ro cetarrocomaentaig . . . Forainn imtecht do maccaib . . . I., BB 240b3 . (b) unites with, is associated with: rochomoentadaigset . . . Saxain re Cruthentuaith united with the Picts, Anecd. iii 67.y . galar na naronn . . . ┐ na mball chomhaontuighius riu that are associated with them, 23 K 42 112.3 . cach meid comaentaigid na cuirp sin risna corpaibh daenna curob moide thiadhaid eg, Ériu x 145.1 (of putrid bodies of those killed in battle).

dairid

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Forms: dairid, nodaired, dart, dairidar, dairim, doirim

n pr. i. Bulls. pr. ind. 3 sg. dairid. ipf. 3 sg. nodaired. pret. 3 sg. dart. pass. pr. ind. 3 sg. dairidar. ipf. nodairthea.— in tarb cetamus is cuma dairi[d]side a ceathra fadesin, Laws iv 100. 26 . colpaich ó méid dairidar, ib. 18 . cóiea samaisce nodaired cach lái, TBC-LL¹ 1530 . dart .i. dair, gur dhart bhoin .i. go ndearna bó do dháir, O'Cl. co ndart boin dia buaib, Dinds. 159 . dofucusa in mboinsea ...condarodart (condorodart, Eg.) in Dub Cuailnge, TBR 5 ( IT ii2 245. 10 ). condarodart in Donn Cuailnge, IT ii2 240 n. . condrodart in Dunn Cuailgne, RC x 222. 12 . nodairthea in laeg i cinn a ráithe ana ré, CF 73. 6 . —MOD. dairim, doirim. Cf. dáir, darmna, do-dair.

2 dál

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Forms: dálae, dála, dáil, dáil, dála, dálaib, dáil

n ā, f. g s. dálae, dála. a s. dáil. d s. dáil. pl. nom. acc. dála. d p. dálaib.—n s. later dáil.

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(a) A meeting with (fri): bái oc frithairi na aidchi contuli tráth a dála, IT i 126. 19 . ticc iarum in ingen assa dáil, ib. 11 . ní arnicc Ailill a dáil, ib. 127. 18 . noco dernad ríu mo dál, ib. 224. 20 . Aas and nobidh a dalsom fri Creid, Anecd. i 14. 25 . dál itir Aedh ┐ Cathal, AU i 194. 2 . is truag in dál, TBC-LL¹ 4098 . dursan do dál dédenach, ib. 4036 (but dál, 3512 is probably the vn. of the preceding radáled). dálas dáil, Fianaig. 10. 5 . fil mo dáilse (mo dálsa l. 3 ) fris innocht, Hib. Min. 77. 21 . docein doroacht do dáil, Fianaig. 10 , 11 . inna cóic dáloi a ricfom .i. dál fri cneid dál fri bás dál fri muintir nDé dál fri demno dál fri hesérgi allaithiu brathæ, ZCP iii 455. 2 . atá ar ndal go ríg na roth, ib. vii 304. 12 . druim re deman dál re Dia, ACL iii 306. 10 . dail fria cnes fria caemchichi, LL 179 a 40 . dogén airius dála frib ann, PH 3008 . dál báis a meeting with death (cf. IV): co rosfargbais i ndáil báis, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 20. 8 . darsin ndáil i tiagsa .i. dál báis, RC xiii 387 . ria ndul i ndáil báis, MacCongl. 29. 26 ; 81. 11 . conid foichlidhi do cachæn in dal derb ┐ an dal inderb... .i. dail bais, Ériu v 120. 1 . dál éco ( = W. dadyl angheu) id. dochta do neoch dálas dáil facbas dáil néco fri láim, Fianaig. 10. 5 . Cf. da ttecmadh éc dála dam is ar méd grádha Gaoidheal, Reeves Ad. 288. 3 . Without qualifier: hi llaithiu dāla, Rawl. B 502 124 b 55 = ina ló dála, Fing. R. 261 . dál fo demi, v. 1 deime below.

(b) a hostile meeting, an encounter: tiagam issin dail sea do chosnam ind ḟir sea, TBC-LL¹ 3258 . techt i ndáil ailt Ulad is dal dia mbia pudar, ib. 3271 . ratfíat láich rat láma noco raga ar dála, ib. 3053 . dian a buille dond a dál, Metr. Dinds. ii 16. 4 . ... in debhaid dál adcíu, ACL iii 297. 1 (cf. bág atchíu, 294. 19 ), cf. 297. 7 . cia robói do dál ri nech robí do dál dedenach, TFerbe 453 . meni thæth...lemsa man dailse, CRR 8. 14 . gair ri dogur dál ri dimbuaid, ib. 44. 22 . LL 195 a 39 , 43 . ropsat liri a ndála ropsat láma trena, ib. 46 a 19 . gan dáil gan glíaid ZCP viii 229 st 7 . dáil glecach gonach, Cog. 158. 4 . dál díbeirge, Lec. 353 b 24 . druideamaoid na choinne san dáil, Oss. i 128. 3 . is nach cuibhe dhuit gan seasamh le Daolchiabh a ndáil, ib. iv 154. 28 . dob iomdha buille ┐ béim san dáil, Stowe-MS F iv a, p. 78. 6 . gur bhain lena chloidhiomh san treas deich ndála asa chorp caoindheas, ib. 9 . dál-ingabáil avoiding of battle MR 294. 17 .

prep do dáil towards, against : ná toraig dot dáil in bé thondgel, LL 147 a 6 . eirc...┐ finnta latt cid thacras Déicc diar ndáil, PH 1042 .

prep i ndáil n- (acc.) towards (cf. i comdáil n-, i coinne): co ti a ndrong im dhail sea, Gorm. Aug. 19 . totáisiu imbarach im dailsi, IT i 126. 17 (cf. l. 2 ). do fóidiudsiu im dailse, ib. 126. 25 . cía so thú dodeochaid im dáil, 127. 20 . dul it dail, 128. 1 . tinóilid a slóghu libh im dáil-si. CCath. 1358 . intan ba mithigh do dul ina dáil, IT 126. 6 . luid ina dailseom, 126. 20 (cf. l. 7 ). tráth a dála totaet Étáin ina dáil , 127. 16 . tic ina dáil, 127. 2 . ní bá rí noco tí nar ndáil, LU 119 b 11 . ní thíset nar ndáil, LL 308 b 1 . is mochergech in læch radáil nar ṅdáil, TBC-LL¹ 3296 . in fer thic it dail, ib. 3075 . techt i ndáil, ib. 3270 . tancatar...i ndáil in chatha to the battle TTr. 1841 . tair im dáil, Ériu v 223. 69 . rachaid misi a ndáil éga, Anecd. i 39. 17 . gan ergi ina dail, Fen. 234. 14 . Danuib ria [n]dess sair na dail (sc. the river Don), Rawl. 78 b 19 . tuic inní atá id dál, SG i 18. 40 . dul i ndail chuirp Christ, PH 5340 . ní doilge leiss dul na dáil andás i ndáil cech bíid chena, ib. 5348 . manip amlaid tiasum i ndáil na hédparta mori se, ib. 5349 . ar eagla feirge chur na ndáil, Oss. iii 282. 7 . rochuimhnigheas ar theacht am dháil, ib. 248. 11 . an dís úd ag teacht na ndáil, iv 96. 2 ; 254. 2 . asa dtigeadh nach iad na dháil, 126. 12 . tionól do bhuidhean ad dháil, 68. 2 . ag triall na dháil, 250. 7 .— triallaidh im dháilse na huile ṡanntuigheas me, TSh. 52. 7 (similarly 245. 18 ). tiocfad id dháil, ib. 4. 34 ; 74. 13 . fógair dhain teacht id dháil arna huisgib, 60. 24 . ag teacht na dháil, 66. 35 ; cf. 248. 21 . rachad i ndáil mathar féin, 244. 17 . gurab gan ḟios tiocfas i ndáil an duine, 74. 12 ; 74. 14 ; cf. 90. 7 , 192. 29 , 206. 2 , 244. 17 .

prep i ndáil (dat.) near, along with (cf. II), cf. i comdáil. Mod. i ndáil le near, Aran and W. Conn. ( GJ xxxii 128 ); in mod. MSS sometimes a ná le. im dhail ad dirim, Gorm. March 22 . Petar Subhne Seuer...co deghmin nar ndailne, ib. Jan. 11 . Perpetuus Cathub...nar ndailne, ib. Apr. 8 . sciath rígh Teabhtha seo na dáil together with it ZCP viii. 227 . im dáil: Fionn san ḟiann gan stad am dháil, Oss. iii 290. 16 . dá mairfeadh Conán am dháil, iv 22. 27 ( am chomhdháil, vi 14. 22 ). iv 80. 3 . it dáil: an bhfuil Fionn san ḟiann ad dháil, iii 248. 27 . ó tá truagh as taise ad dháil, iii 274. 27 . beidh ad dháil Aodh Beag, iv 74. 3 ; vi 26. 15 . (in)na dáil: rochuir chugam an tṡáith aráin as deoch na dháil and a drink together with it iii 278. 24 . is leor do ṡeanoir an phian mar atá as gan tuilleadh na dáil without adding to it iii 286. 3 . dothriall annsúd aran bhféinn Oscur as Aodh na dháil, iv 82. 18 . gan sluagh ná tóir na dháil, iv 120. 3 . ní iarann (sc. Dia) tóir catha go deó na dháil, iv 122. 22 . (in)nár ndáil: san ḟiann uile nár ndáil go dlúth, vi 10. 2 . dḟág sinn uile faoi gheasaibh na dtuile nár ndáil, vi 48. 10 . (in)na ndáil: gan teirce a bhfonn na ndáil, iv 140. 36 .

prep imm dáil n- around, near, along with: beit mom dáil cen dimbaig Cionia chaid, Gorm. Apr. 3 . beit móm dáil in dremsa, ib. Apr. 27 .

prep ó dáil away from: an ḟiann óm dháil ar cheal the fiann being gone from me Oss. iii 276. 2 .

II A meeting, conference, assembly, convention; a legal meeting, court . Often connected with 1 airecht, comthinól, 1 oenach, terchomrac, tochomrac. For -dál as a collective suffix see ban-dál. dál .i. airecht ut est robbé uas bar ndálaib ( = Fél. Ep. 63 ), O'Dav. 644 . dál as chomtig fri dáma, Thes. ii 329. 1 . Frequent in the Laws: caite dail? ní adgelltar .i. in leth ingellus neach dul ┐ muna dech biaid smacht urcraidi dala uad ... mada ndech noco nuil smacht urcraidi dala uad, Laws iii 330. 1 . fuírech i ndail i mbi ri, ii 128. 19 . do les dala nó airechta, ii 214. 17 . teora tomaltu ata córai do ríg fora tuaitha oenach ┐ dal do cundrech ┐ tocomrac do chrich, iv 332. 17 . co dail críchi búi la tri cenéla saera a territorial meeting i 78. 17 . athgabáil dechmaide fil...im cach ndail críche, i 192. 11 . im lot do aibinne .i. do suide dala thy convention seat i 170. 15 (cf. dál-ṡuide below). má teccmai líth laithe nó dail no thochomracc tuaithe, v 396. 21 (gl. l. 25 : dail .i. oenaigh). fri gell fri dail fri dígail, ii 268. 16 . bla dúnad dal, iii 240. 22 (cf. is immi conéirgitis fri dala ┐ dúnada RC xiii 373. 4 ). dal .i. in dal ima comtinoilter ann, Laws 25 Comm. . timtach fir is gnáth a ndáil, v 238. 19 ( .i. a ndail aonaig, ib. 242. 17 Comm. ). iar tiachtain dóib don dail ropritchad soscéla Críst dóib, i 14. 15 .— is fairsing a ṅdálsom, Fél. Oct. 28 . attecham na hóga doairset ar ṅdála, ib. Sept. 20 . robrúithea i ndálaib, ib. Prol. 33 . it ruama co ndálaib co cétaib co mílib, ib. 211 . noddlomaim fíad dálaib before assemblies, i.e. openly ib. 133 . robbe uas bar ṅdálaib, ib. Ep. 63 . addreset na degḟir...mor ndalaib, Gorm. Apr. 22 . is iatso ríg bátar isin dail sin, IT i 212. 26 . rohordaigeadh smachta ┐ rechta ┐ dligheadha... isin dail sin, ib. iii 198. 22 . Feis Temrach...┐ fir nÉrenn isin dail sin uili, ib. 198. 25 . nach dal ┐ nach oirecht con-rísar la túathu ┐ rígu, Ériu ii 210. 5 . terchomrac dagdaoine dala menci, Tec. Corm. 3 . fá ma nadhmolad fiad righaibh isnaib dálaib, ACL iii 294. 4 . ó dosnectar ina ndalaib, ib. 298. 3 , cf. ib. 294. 24 . is ferr (var. lect. maith) cech dal dia tic síd, LL 147 b 26 . (fir Hérend) i noenbaile ┐ i noendáil ┐ i noentochim, TBC-LL¹ 820 . intan nothéigmis don dáil, Festschr. Stokes 3. 12 . i ndálaib ┐ airechtaib ┐ i comthinoltaib læch ┐ clérech, FA 31 . isé dano (forcetul) nopridchad i mmórdáil fer nÉrend, ib. 32 . Ériu co nimad ndála (g s. or of 4 dál RC xxxvii 14 ) FDG 532 . dochumm na dála, Three Hom. 60. 14 . boi dail (sic) mor la Bretnu...luidsom don dail, Lism. L. 48. 3 . ocht neascoib deg ar tri cetaib isin dail sin, MacCarthy 284. 19 . egnaidh Insi Fáil do díth a dáil nGaeidheal, AFM ii 602. 12 . cen luige do thabairt fo dáil ar domun, PH 2684 . amal dogniat inna brécaire i ndálaib ┐ i ndairechtaib, ib. 5947 (cf. 6055 ).

aes dála advocates : mná nád éta urlabra .i. ná fuair aes dala, Laws v 252. 26 .

dál brátho, in dál mór the last judgment : bid mou a onóir i ndail bratha, PH 1601 . is imalle ticfat i ndáil brátha, ib. 1652 . co nérius fén...i mórdáil lai brátha, ib. 3444 . bidat marthanaig...co mórdáil bratha, FA 6 . co tí in dál már, ACL iii 313. 17 .

III A law-case, a cause, case; a dispute, controversy (W. dadl debate, dispute): dal .i. caingin ut est dal dia ngetar a mbrugh .i. is caingin dia ngetar, O'Dav. 586 . ó bus tar muir ticfa dacra a dala a roga brethemon i nÉirinn dó, Laws i 6 22 . isé is fiadh naise imna dálaib ima fuiglither he is witness in the cases which are decided H 3. 17, O'D. 580 . aes dála advocates , see II. dala ile fri aes cerd, RC xxvi 40. 1 . is amnus dam beith isin dail sin itir dia ┐ duine, Laws i 6. 25 . imodcuiri fein it [d]alaibh act for thyself in thy causes IT iii 200. 29 . is mór nodcuiri ┐ nodgabai féin id dhalaib, ib. 201. 1 . nír bo chucumsa robo chóir dál inna caurath sin do thabairt, FB 56 . bretha córa for cach dáil ised dlegair do cach ríg, Rawl. 158. 9 . gan dáil gan gliaid gan gaisgead, ZCP viii 229 . na tagra a dáil co fergach, ZCP vi 271. 24 . dál do gleod to settle a controversy, decide. bid aingcess la hUltu in dal so do gleod FB 16 . ní gleter dála lasna Déisi acht ind aidchi, Trip. 208. 23 . noglédís dála, Leb. Cert. 6 . ar ndemnigud a ndála ┐ ar cinniud a caratraid, TTr. 1764 . court : cuisnit .i. cosnait .i. cosnam dala no cos na dála forsa nairisethair in dálaige, Corm. s.v. cuisnit .

IV

(a) A judgment, decree, sentence, award, ordinance, law , decision ( legid dam-sa ar dail, Fen. 182.8 . ná bi ic hildalaib, SR 1698 . Cf. is mor dogni d'imrateib, 1694) : dáil .i. dlighedh. gach uile dail tobhaigh is maortigherna, H 3.17 , p. 167 . ni techtat for dail is for dail a ndligid ( .i. is for dail na haili ata doib ani dlegait, 146. 11 ), Laws i 144. 22 . Similarly 146. 10 . dál Dé, SR 3891 . do ḟochmarc a dhála imon caingin sin, IT iii 200. 27 . ná rop guach do dál, LL 148 a 30 (= KMMisc. 260 st 6 ). ná rop dál co nattail, ib. 147 a 53 . conid sí dál forsṅdesid, ib. 163 a 45 . iar ndáil dligid, ib. 163 b 2 (= Todd Lect. vii 4. 28 ). ma daime dáil ṅdligid dún, ib. 209 a 53 . corbom etal risin dáil, ib. 374 c 19 . roptis fíra mo dála, ib. 307 b 28 . ní theilgset dáil ná dliged, 10 b 18 . rachunig ba fír in dál: a ainm arin cnocc comlán, Metr. Dinds. ii 72. 11 . meni digius guigfitir dala fer ┐ fírfaitir briathra ban, TBC-LL¹ 560 . in dáil adcluine así in cóir, Acall. 599 . da tísadh fo breith dála, ib. 2384 . is ann cachain in dail nasdadha do Gaidelaib, RC xii 116 . fuirech re dál rígh nime, ZCP vii 301 . mesrugud for dalaib Dé ní tarda nech for bith cé, ib. vii 307. 12 . i tucsin dála na ndéi ┐ derritiusa nimi robui sen, CCath. 998 . in cogar dorigneabair léigid damsa ar dáil, Fen. 182. 8 .—Prov. ferr dála ina deabaid, ZCP vi 260. 18 . dál báis sentence of death (cf. I above). tucsat dal (dail LL 299 b 45 ) báis ( dáil mbáis, CS 26. 10 ) forsin ríg, LU 118 b 35 ( Trip. 566. 25 ). tucsat na dúle dáil báis do Loegaire, LL 299 b 40 .—Here also: dal a talione .i. o eruic ...dal didiu arindi asrenar do cach iarna ngním, O'Mulc. 291 .

(b) an agreement, a contract, covenant; espousals; betrothal: dála gl. ceart daingin orra, Eg. Gl. 243 . dála .i. mionna, O'Cl. naidm a cor ┐ a ndála, TBC-LL¹ 2249 (YBL). dúle Dé darstánic dáil, Bor. 40 . dosgní didiu Concobur a dail (betrothal) le Subaltaine, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 43 § 6 . na deun banais iar ndáil o thús corghais go mioncháisg, Donlevy 116. 14 (with solemnity Donl.; with solemnity or public proclamation, as of marriage Dinneen s.v. dáil ; with this meaning still in use in Donegal).—Cf. athair dála he that delivers the bride or bridegroom to be married P. O'C. , the bridegroom's man O'Br. dáil statute, treaty, contract, covenant, alliance P. O'C.

V (a) A case, matter, affair, state, condition, circumstance : in dail eile fores é a leth acobar a geill aga fuasluga, Laws i 282. 27 . rofitir Ádam a dáil, SR 2029 . ba aingcess laiss in dál dodfánic, FB 58 . inniss dam gach dal ret leass co nderntar lim do leges, IT i 123. 16 . dal bróin is milti do Moen, LL 33 a 32 . sírechtach dál in bith cé, Ériu v 211. 5 . scarad friu bid dál éicne, ib. 210. 1 . ingnad dal (cheville) RC xiii 74. 3 . dál cen séna (chev.), ACL iii 295. 15 . dál arcanai (cf. mod arcanai, 298. 5 ), ib. 297. 11 . dál nad bine, ib. 15 . is dál deimin, ib. 28 . conad hé a saebforcetul sin fodera dósum dúscad cacha drochdála MR 166. 23 . innsaigeas hua Ainmirech im dáil nach dlig, ib. 158. 6 . ór thaitnid frim do dhála the manner of thee (O'Gr.), Acall. 645 . rob olc a ndála ┐ robuaildis mná, Anecd. i 46. 16 (D). in dails[e] ga trialltar lib, Fen. 350. 17 . uair is minic fásus irchóit desnadudh ┐ dimḟuirech na ndál nurlumh dogrés from delaying and procrastinating things always prepared CCath. 551 . do rédugad ┐ dordugad dhál eglasdacdha, ALC i 262. 29 . ná len don dáil fora tái do not persist in the course you are pursuing Aen. 580 . iar ccríochnucchadh a dhál ndoṁanda don iarla having settled his worldly affairs AFM vi 2234. 30 . iar ccor dal niomdha na leith having brought many other charges against him ib. 2142. 21 . gan dáil a rochtain for ccúlaibh without knowing whether they should ever return ib. 2358 , cf. mar nách biadh dáil imthechta aca, Celt. Rev. iv 206 . dobeir (cuirid) for dáil mbicc he makes little account of: doradsom for dáil mbicc ┐ for neiṁní fuighle na nuasal AFM vi 2124. 25 . rogabsom for neiṁsnim do denam de ┐ ica chur for dail mbicc ┐ for neimfni to treat it as a small matter CCath. 5014 . — tuc a ḟis lat gach dál fora mbiat, Marco P. 97 . iseadh is dáil dona mnáib this is the way with women Keat. ii 5323 . an fíreolas atá aga seanchadhaibh ar dhálaibh a sean, ib. i 104. 12 . dáil na foirne áitigheas í (sc. in críoch), ib. i 2. 4 . da madh linn gach ní ar domhan...folamh ár ndáil fa dheireadh, TSh. 167. 8 . do bhrígh gurab ionann bhur ndál, 105. 14 . ní thuigid ...gurab ionann dál don duine ┐ don ghort bheantar, 73. 24 ; similarly 4. 7 ; 4. 15 ; 7. 21 ; 21. 32 ; 65. 14 . dáil an pheacaidh, ib. 260. 8 . is iontuigthe gurab saobh an dáil don druing, 130. 11 . nó fós dáil na speile ag buain an ḟeoir, 73. 26 . ni hiongnadh an cholann do bheith tréith ré méid a duaidh ┐ a doghrainge óna dálaibh sin for these reasons 82. 24 . is minic ṁothuighmid duadh na dála sin ag buain rinn féin, 84. 18 . don druing rér bhean dochar na dála so, 152. 5 . gan anacal air ná dáil chabhra na chionn, 31. 25 . ionnus nach bí dáil chabhra na chionn, 254. 28 . dál nóentuma lot of virginity Metr. Dinds. ii 58. 12 . Probably here: intan rosiacht cusna dála dédenchu do when his last hour had come PH 6602 (but cf. deden-dal the last tryst); cf. s.v. déidenach, dídenach. Personified: slán riot a Ḟinn...slán riot a ṡárdháil na gcríoch, Oss. iii 256. 7 .

don dáil sin by this occurrence, on that account ML 8. 28 .

ó nach dáil innach dáil in any way: is nemphní ┐ is nemada lind tregdad in talman ó n.d. (o nach nd. R), Alex. 859 . ní chuindig nech fortacht o [a]raile innach dail (o nach mudh R), Alex. 845 . i ndeired na dála at the end, finally , a common modern idiom. Trí Préach. 7 . Páidín 15. 22 .

(b) circumstance, event, adventure, course, story : tánac dia innisin duitsiu mo dala chucutsu siar, LU 41 a 1 . is fuilled nága dála in da ingen, LL 297 b 3 . admaim ar in rechtaire a dhala in chlaidib the story of the sword IT iii 201. 28 . oca iarfaigid cindus douicemni dála geni Críst, LB 139 a 8 . Crístt mac Muire mó gach dáil (d sg.) ZCP vii 303. 19 . roinnis Fionn dóib dáil an echtra sin, Tor. Dh. Oss. p. 206 .

prep fo dáil, fo dála as regards, concerning : rochuir techta uadha go Cormac fo dháil na corma, ITS vii 61. 33 . fáitsine do dénam don ríg fo dala a ingeni, ML 154. 11 .

prep im dáil, im dála: dochuatar i comairle im dáil Stephain LB 229 b 7 . innis daṁ an ḟírinne um dáil an ṁacaoiṁ ITS v 164. 6 . nimdana...imma dala mo degríg, SR 2070 . is de bói in comthinól sin occo im dála na creitmi, LU 117 b 23 . nuchumtha ní rádim de im dala mic Deichtire, TBC-LL¹ 801 , 1484 . gnísit comuirle im dalai and óglaich, RC xii 80. 9 . um dala reatha na gréne, ib. xiv 365 . dorala do Andromacha aslinge dúaigh do ascain im dala a fir, TTr.² 1128 . mina abarthi fír frium im dála in chroind roḟalchubar, LB 232 a 22 . ata ingantus...acainde imat dalasu cindus rucad tu asin carcair, ib. 224 a 58 . indisidh in scél cétna im dála in claidib, IT iii 201. 30 . asin libar rosscríb imm dála na caingene fuil acaib, PH 21 . amal roscrib...imm dalai paisi ┐ césta himáigine Crist, ib. 28 . inní rofaillsig Dia dam im dála chuirp Stepháin, ib. 1487 .

Often only dála: dala immorro Eochada, IT i 122. 11 (= TE 8 , Eg.). dála na dá bhanchaointe, TBC-LL¹ p. 879 n. dála Ḟinn dobhér sgeula ós árd, Tor. Dh. Oss. p. 66 . dála an abbadh, TSh. 140. 1 . dála ríogh na Sorcha, ITS x 82. 5 ; 110. 8 , cf. ib. 76. 30 ; 84. 11 ; 88. 1 ; 92. 15 ; 114. 21 ; 170. 28 . Keat. ii 47 , 253 , 363 , 1262 , 3098 , 6071 , &c.

do dálaib: bae in rí fo glámaib gné: do dálaib a aislingthe, SR 3278 . do dalaib ind escra sin, ib. 3580 , is derb ní tuilter do de: do dálaib na comrainne, LL 14 b 14 (= do dhaltaib, BB 42 a 26 ).

VI Astrol. a conjunction : dail go soirb re seachtmad, MS. Mat. 72 .

PERS. Gilla na nóg mac Dál-re-dochair, ALC 1281 . LOC.: Cnoc na Dála, Dinds. 132 . Cnoc Dála, Sliab Dála, P. O'C.

COMPS. generally = meeting, assembly .

(a) attáil another meeting, another decision, ban-dál, dam-dál, deden-dál, deg-dál, dóer-dál, droch-dál, écen-dál, gó-dál, grían-dál, min-dál, mór-dál, olc-dál, ríg-dál, ro-dál, tiug-dál;

(b) dál-luc, dál-ṡuide, dál-tech, q.v.—MOD. dáil, g s. dála. i ndáil towards. dála as regards. dálta, dáltha mar just as.

deccair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. deccair or dil.ie/14860
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Forms: decair, , decair, decrai, deccra, decra, deacra, deacraidhe, deacraí, deacracha, deccraib, decraib, deacraib, decrachaibh, decra, deacra, deacra, deacaire, deacraide, Deccair, deacraí, deccar-brat, fír-deccair, lán-deccair, sír-deccair

i, adj. and subst. Usually deccair in old MSS: Ériu iv 104 2 LL. SR 5823 . LL 192 b 11 f.b. Ériu v 221. 12 LL. TFerbe 439 . Acall. 6593 . decair, LB 272 b 23 . RC xi 131. 4 . SG 217. 27 . Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 . Rawl. 165 b 12 . CCath. 4508 . Mod. MSS deacair.—g s. decair SG 275. 2 f.b. Now pronounced diŏcair with the same open o-sound as in beag. SUBST. g s. decrai, LU 131 b 16 . n p. deccra, LL 44 b 4 ; 201 a 13 . Dinds. § 9 . decra, LL 30 a 34 . deacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . Mod. deacraidhe, deacraí ( Aesop ii 100 b ). a p. deacracha, Lib. Flav. ii 10 b 2. 5 . d p. deccraib, LL 152 a 3 . decraib, Gorm. Sep. 25 . Lism. L. xxx 2 . deacraib, YBL 326 b 2 . Laws v 232. 23 . BS § 39, l. 23 . decrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 (early 16th-century poem).—COMP. decra, SG 260. 32 . Reg. San. 28. 1 , 2 f.b. deacra, Ériu i 95 § 50 . Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . Donlevy 156. 10 . MOD. deacra and deacaire ( Páidín 14. 9 f.b. ). With -de: deacraide, TSh. 257. 26 . BS 54. 10 .—Deccair rhymes with lepaid, TFerbe 439 ; LL 194 b 36 ; Ériu v 221. 12 (LL).

ORIGIN: Regularly developed from †di-accair, i.e. privative di + †accor (compare tacar and cuirithir `places'); cf. decmaing, 2 deithbir, deinmne. Cf. socair, doccair.

I Difficult, troublesome, hard ; often connected with doilig, díchumaic, díchumaing ( LL 192 b 53 ) and doccair ( BB 305 a 30 ). The opposite of 2 assa(e), airassa ( Donlevy 418.25 ).

(a) usually with the copula, of actions: hard to perform , &c.—qui oblationes...cum difficultate reddunt .i. an dream ...réna deacair a dtabhairt uatha, TSh. 130. 2 . ba decair ┐ ba doilig la clannaib Néill beth oc fulang anforráin Eogain forru, LB 272 b 23 . decair dréim re Pennaibh Pó hard to climb Benbo RC xi 131. 4 . is decair dul i Mantribil, ib. xix 264 § 181 . ní ḟuil ní as decra liom iná gilla do bheith agam, SG 260. 9 f.b. ib. 3 f.b. dobudh dheacra la Doṁnall D. found it harder Ériu i 95 § 50 . ní budh deacra do dhéanaṁ, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . is uime sin is decra a ndealughadh ón tes, Reg. San. 28. 2 f.b. — dobudh deacraide dhó, TSh. 257. 26 . is decair dhom labhairt do lomm, Midnight court 391 ; ib. 421 , 845 . an deacair sin do dheunadh? ní deacair atá se coṁfuras sin ┐ &c., Donlevy 418. 25 . ib. 156. 10 ; 180. 10 ; 430. 12 ; 452. 11 ; 456. 3 , 5 f.b. OCT 27.1 f.b. ; 28. 3 f.b. Romans v 7 . MOD. is d., nach d., Finck ii 87. 2 . is deacra ná san maireachtaint a gceart a bhfus, W.K. deacair, P. O'C. Lhuyd (deacar, deaclach sic). Sc. id. HSD. Macd.

(b) attributively to a subst. difficult, troublesome : in gilla decair, SG 260. 3 , 5 f.b. ; 262. 6 , 11 . ní dalb decair, Rawl. 165 b 12 (chev.). foccail doccair deccair, IT iii 65 .

II Hard, hard to bear, grievous , esp. is deccair lim I feel sorry = is doilig lim: fá doiligh ┐ fa deacair leo Goll do bheith san éigean sin, ML 136. 21 . fosglais an buachaill an doras...acht gér dheacair leis é though he was loth to do so Each. Iol., 15. 10 . Cf. Sc. is d. leinn 'achṁasan his reproofs are grievous to us Macd. 314 a 5 . 's d. a Chola brí do sgeoil , HSD s.v. In Mod.-Ir. is d. liom only means `I think it hard.'

III Subst. a difficulty, an embarrassment, a trouble; hardship, distress, affliction . Often connected with such words as ainces, díchumang, doilgius, dúad, 1 esbaid, imṡním, &c.— mór decrai ┐ mór aingcessa do thabairt form, LU 131 b 16 . táthum domna bróin...bith ar lepaid na llæch is deccair is díchumang, LL 192 b 11 f.b. Mo Doe fri decraib, Gorm. Sept. 25 . nír dligh mé méid mo muirni. féch a Dé ár ndecuir ni, O'Gr. Cat. 347. 8 . ní bíth duag ná deccair ar nech intan dochluined in ceol sin, Acall. 6593 ( ib. 6565 n. ) = SG 217. 27 . Alex. 639 . tine dá marbad dá ttáinig a móirdheacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . me um Dhiarmuid lem dhecrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 ; ib. 19 . mé a ndecair sa ndrochonóir le hesbaidh Í Eidirsceoil, 332. 1 . cidh mór nesbaidh fuaramar is mó in decair déighenach, 334. 1 f.b. truagh áṁ nach...romṁarbadh sa resíu nobheinn isin deacair si, BS § 20. 10 . ib. § 39. 1 , 23 . deacair (sic leg.) ┐ doilgheas, TSh. 136. 15 . MOD. deacraí troubles Aesop ii 100 b .

IV Hard to accomplish; strange, rare, wonderful, cf. V. érim ndecair a wondrous course, Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 (chev.). réim ndeccair, LL 201 b 41 (chev.). ná bad séim do deog deccair, Ériu iv 104. 2 LL. Cf. Sc. is ní deacair a ta an righ ag iarruidh, Dan. ii 11 .

V Subst. a wonder, a marvel (now obs.). deacair .i. iongnadh O'Cl. P. O'C. a mbídh do dhecraibh ┐ do buadhuib i ríghdhúinibh Éirenn, BLism. 96 a . Lism. L. xxx 2 = B. Fermoy 24 a 1 ; cf. Anecd. ii 1. 4 . na deccra na degbúada LL 44 b 4 . Cuan hua Lothchán...eolach i ndeccraib hÉrenn, 152 a 3 . ceti trí deccra rostecht. fer cen chend air, &c., 201 a 13 . trí decra iṅganta i suidiu .i. lathrach ind rígthaige Chormaic lathrach ind Foraid...Múr Tea, 30 a 34 . cf. Dinds. § 9 (deccra). is do deacraib in domuin, Laws v 232. 23 . do deacraib ríg in richid, YBL 326 b 2 . ba deccair taidbsen dia drech, SR 5823 ; cf. ib. 717 . ní dam nā déine deccair, TFerbe 439 ; 'it is something to me which does not cause wonder' ZCP x 380 . dorónsat sluaig deccra de (= ferta), Metr. Dinds. iii 44. 71 . gona dánaib go ndecraib (Lec., sic leg., : Bretnaib), Todd Nenn. 136. 3 . BB 204 b 18 .—Subst. or adj. : conárb ingnad ┐ nár decair fer a maithiusa do ḟreccra ríg, CCath. 4508 . dobíd Buide nír deccair: ┐ Estiu i noenlepaid, Ériu v 221. 12 LL. as suaill daṁna a ndeacra, Hy Fiach. 174 (not `act of wondering' as suggested in Contr.).

VI COMPD. (a) deccar-brat ā, f.: gur scaipeadar mo dheacarbhroid a tír nÉireann, Gadelica ii 109. 8 . dochailleamair mo dheacarbhroid ar bḟírleogain, ib. 110.15 ; v. 1 brat. (a) fír-deccair: cid scél fromtha is f., LL 194 b 36 . lán-deccair very marvellous, a great marvel : Loch Léin is lándeacair leam: ceithri creasa na timcheall, ZCP v 24 st 12 (one of the wonders of Ireland). oen-deccair: a fagaind ón rígraidh sin do buar do brat do bíud: dobéraind ar aendecair daenfear do cét do tríur, ZCP v 23 st 28 . sír-deccair constant hardship, trouble : ní gnáth co menic nach saigthech cen sírdecair, Alex. 639 .

MOD. only usual in the sense of I and III.

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