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ad-nessa

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ad-nessa or dil.ie/521

Forms: áinsid, áinsem

v (* ad-ness-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 583 ). Also as simple vb. áinsid. Lampoons, censures, reproaches: ní háinse enech ruirech na ollamhan, Ériu xiii 47.7 = ni ainsi, O'D. 2205 (Nero A vii 142a-b) = ainsed .i. ainmhedh no imdergad, ut est ni áinsed enech ruirech na ollaman, O'Dav. 15 . ainsithar gach necnaithi `is reproached', Laws iv 384.25 . i tig Dé ni ainsiter, ZCP vii 309.12 . Vn. áinsem.

airnise

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airnise or dil.ie/2326
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: oirnisi, oirneisi

n f. collect., later oirnis, oirnéis; oirnisi f. IGT Decl. § 3.17 (oirnis proscribed as incorrect), n s. oirneisi, IGT ib. ex. 190, cf. 219 . implements, tools; vessels, utensils; means, expedient: ness a ainm, is uime dognīther ind aurnaisi criadh round it the earthen vessels are made, Corm. Y 975 ( Anecd. iv 83.24 ). ness ainm don aurnaisi chriadh feisin, ib. (84.3). rucus airnisi ṅgobann la hoscor (.i. cen goibnecht) i.e. the tools of a smith belong to one ignorant of smithcraft, ZCP xv 310 § 5 . gabais airnisi in gobann huili etir bulgu ┐ urdu ┐ indeōin cona cip, viii 304.36 . eneclann a ngoid a oirnisi (of the smith), Laws v 16.3 Comm. im airnisi tsair im airnisi gobann, i 124.3 . ní fuil crodh agum acht ma[d] m'oirnis gaibneachta 'the tools of my smith's craft', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 225 § 62.5 . órd nó túagh nó ball óirnéisi íarruin, 1 Kings vi 7 . don oirnis to thogh Críost ré básughadh bháis, TSh. 8472 . do ghléus sé dhó oirnéis an bháis, Psalms vii 13 . pl. is iad na boill fá hoirnisi ris na holcaibh do dhéanamh, TSh. 6735 . oirneise ḟola an Aird-ríogh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxiv 9 (of Christ's wounds). bhail a rabhadar a foirnisi draoithechta, Ériu iv 51 § 10 .

Cf. airnéis.

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bó or dil.ie/6201
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: boin, bou, bo, boin, baí, b, báu, b, bao, Báu, b, búaib, bai, báe, boin, boin, bó, ba, bai, baei, búaibh, b

n f. See GOI § 60 , § 72 , § 340 . a s. boin, Corm. Y 1103 , Vita Br. 24. g s. bou, Thes. ii 278.2 . bo, Vita Br. 24. d s. boin (cf. a mboi leó do bhú, Hugh Roe² 36.4 ). n p. baí, LL 33395 (TBFr.). ba, ML² 34 (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 462 n.2 ). b, Hugh Roe² 46.y . a p. báu, TBFr. 395. b, Ériu ii 20 § 1. g p. bao, Sg. 22b11 , Báu, LU 5373. b, Thes. ii 335.1 (Hy.v), bó, LL 33391 (TBFr.). d p. búaib, LL 22315. n du. di bai , Ml. 2b11 . a du. dí báe , TBFr. dā boin , Corm. Y 1082 (prob. a neologism, GOI § 340.2 ). b.¤ f., d s. boin, g s. g p. bó, n p. ba, bai ( baei: cnai, ex. 1623 ), d p. búaibh, a p. b, IGT Decl. § 86.

Ox, cow: inna mbao (innabao, MS.) gl. boum, Sg. 22b11 . bō nomen de sono factum suae uocis .i. ainm arna dēnam d'foghar in gotha uodēin, Corm. Y 134. b.¤ gl. vacca, Ir. Gl. 159. buachaill b.¤ gl. bubulcus, 583 . bō a boue .i. is coitcenn aní as bós, ut est duo juga bouum, non enim uaccas dixit , O'Mulc. 161. domaincheass ainm do boin .i. dammainchess .i. mainchess bō, ar is cotcend do ceniul a mbos, 321 . dicitur . . . redg frisin boin mir, Corm. Y 1103. coro dart boin dia búaib, LL 22315 ( Dinds. 113 ). rocuinnig seom boin co B., Thes. ii 340.17 (Hy. v Comm.). blegon inna mbō fo thrī, 335.1 (Hy. v). co tucad na bu co Loch L. . . . dia mblegon, 334.43 (Hy. v Comm.). carais forglu inna mbō, 340.1 (Hy. v). bo blegar fri fit, bo co ngalur, bo ciss flatha no eclasa, bo brothcain, Laws v 260.2 - 4 . turcreic bo cona timtach tricha set, ZCP xiv 361 § 19. ite ainmead bo ara n-athchuir etc., O'Curry 250 (H. 3.18, 145a). trí aithgine in domuin: brú mná, uth b.¤, ness gobann, Triads 148 . eacmaing a bhái ana . . . do breith dolēic, ZCP xiii 172.18 . oc tabairt tānae b.¤ húait, Sc.M² 11. i rrechtaib b.¤ ┐ dam ┐ ech (rhet.), LU 8367 ( FB 24 ). rucad láeg mo bo fadéin . . . uaim-se, CRR 3. co mblighfidhe ó na buaibh / sáith f[h]er n-Ēirenn re h-aon-uair, ML² 138. cethracha b.¤ mbreithi mbalcc `forty strong milch cows', Celtica iv 12.21 . buachaill ag na buaib, Laws iv 86.3 Comm. gur f[h]āgaib gach bō 'gā bōthar, ML² 1255. no-chennachtís na bú, PH 4494. no-chennaigitis na bai . . . isin tempul, 4510. ar boin cach naidche ailes `for he deserves (i.e. claims) a cow every night', Laws ii 136.8 . ansom . . . bai briugad . . . teora bae i muin na trissi bo cows of a briugu (of interest due for use when given as pledge), v 400.20 . trí haige bruithi and, a dauim, no a boin, co na timthach di saill no charna, i 48.3 Comm. cuic ba imorro in gach indligedh athgabala `five cows . . . (is) . . . (the fine) for illegal distress', ii 100.4 Comm. in t-airi ard .i. da ba deg a eniclann, v 46.11 Comm. Bríg . . . is lé tomlachta na bae fothrí i n-oenló, Fél. 56.15 . cain Daire ga[n] bú do marbad, 210.33 . lenaid b.¤ odar eisium, ┐ corbo isin in Odor Ciarain (hence the name of the Codex Lebor na Huidre Book of the Dun Cow), 202.33 . intan dono no gesed in tarb bai ocaib no thiagdais ba in tire comfoco[i]s, Dinds. 142. ro ghad boin o Ciaran . . . ro innto an buin go Ciaran doridhisi, BNnÉ 109 § 38 . ní bhean boin do baintrebhthaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 509. luaith na b.¤ do bheith ar n-a hiodhbairt, TSh. 437. i gcuibhreann na mb.¤ fán bhféar (of Nabuchadonosar), 3464 . ó tharlais gan bhrat gan bhú, Measgra D. 27.34 . mairg nach tabhair bloigh na b.¤ / [san] chró [a d]taraidh 'n-a boin bheo alas for him who does not give (to God) a portion of the cow (i.e. some of his wealth) for it will be a whole cow in heaven, DDána 42.39 . ná bíodh aca choidhche, daimh, ba, ná tréuda cáorach = kyne, RSClára 108a . b.¤ sa bhoin `a cow for cow', Eg. Gl. 739. In legal contexts frequently a unit of value (Plummer MS. notes), see Binchy, Críth G. (p. 106 ): secht seoit sin da tecait ceithre ba .i. bo mór and ┐ se samaisce ar trí buaib, in bo riu, conid ceithri ba, O'Curry 195 - 196 (H.4.22, 8). naoi marg xxit do bhuaibh no darget `29 marks . . . in cows or in money', Trans. RIA xv (1826) 33.25 .

Of land: ined da boo deac di thir, AU i 288.11 (see Mac Neill, PRIA xxxvi 286 n. 2 ).

In phrr. in various applications: b.¤ bainne, Laws ii 176.16 Comm. b.¤ blicht, Lat. Lives 103.2 . ár mbadh bhí bleacht, ZCP v 214.368 (Midn. Court). in bo derba `milch cow', Laws ii 162.8 Comm. (`cow of the (milk)-pail' (Thurn.), ZCP xx 199 n.7 ). b.¤ ḟind óderg white red-eared cow `often mentioned in early Irish literature as a choice breed of cattle,' Bergin, Ériu xiv 170 and Peritia xix 239-55 : roerbad iarom b.¤ find audercc dia taiscid ┐ ba slan di, Vita Br. 5. bo find ó. leo, LU 4410. secht mba finna ō-derga, ML² 34. dobert a máthair dí báe déc dó assint shíd, it é finda óiderga, TBFr. 5. b.¤ bháthair a stray cow , IGT Decl. ex. 1354. Note also: bo fri blícht, Laws i 122.10 .i. i n-aimsir lachtha isin tsamradh, 126.19 Comm. bó allaid (`stag', Plummer MS. notes), perh. hind: tuc fer boin allaid leis dia hidpairt, LB 152a58 . b.¤ féich: tighail .i. (sic leg.) crīch dédenach tairic in bō fēich cow paid as last payment of debt due (?), O'Mulc. 862. b.¤ ḟeisi (see Bürgschaft 66 , 78 ): ised slan ngell .i. ba fesi gell, tricha a lin . . . ┐ diabludh fiach for bidbuid cows of spending the night (part of compensation payable by defaulting debtor to his surety, kept in captivity by creditor), Laws ii 136.5 Comm. cu nícand dech mbu feisi ┐ logh einech, O'D. 87 (H.3.17, 73). b.¤ indláeg see indláeg and, Ériu xx 231 - 2 . b.¤ gabála a (beef-)cow levied as a due (see gabál): bo g. .i. mart, no in b.¤ méth, ut est athgabail b.¤ gabala . . . .i. in bo marta nó atgabail gabair im boin marta, O'Dav. 284. b.¤ lethgabála (expld. by O'Curry, Manners and Customs iii 519 n. 580 as `rate in aid of a cow (perh. half the cow's value) levied to meet the requisition of the officer for the relief of the poor' (i.e. the huaitne fonluing, etc.). dlighidh . . . boin lethgab[ala], 519.17 . b.¤ marta beef-cow , see 2 mart. b. threlóeg a cow having had three calves: .i. cuinnid co hobonn boin treloegh , Bretha 42 § 33.6 . .i. ni truma na inni ata ina thoirsiugud umpu na bo trelaog , 44 § 34.9 . tri ba inlaega ar da m-buaib tre laega , Laws i 102.19 Comm . b.¤ thúir see 2 túr.

In nn. loc. (see also Hog. Onom.): Campulus Bouis . . . Ached bou, Thes. ii 278.2 . o Inis bo finne, Fél. 184.18 . Bernas ṁ Bāu (= Báu, LU 5373 ) Cūailnge, TBC-I¹ 897.

Compds. With nouns: cin boainmead without bovine defect(justifying, if present, the cancellation of a purchase, Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 250 (H.3.18, 145). bó-ár name of a cattle-disease, RC xii 428 § 17. boár .i. sgamach nó maolgarb (see bódíth infra) no galur righín, O'Dav. 291. iar dteacht do bh.¤ nó do bhó-dhíth chuca i n-aimsir C[h]ormaic mic Airt, Ériu i 89 § 36. bóbard seventh class of sóer bard, IT iii 5.10 . bobard dō, suithi ndebidi scarta la sen etir fod ┐ cuimri, etir trebrad ┐ sned, 28 § 67 . aisti bobaird . . . .i. debidi nimrínd ┐ debide scailti etir fot ┐ gair, 45 § 66 . Dond Cúalnge . . . / co ndernsat imme in mbó-brait ` Cattle-Raid ', Metr. Dinds. iii 370.8 . screpul cach bóbotha ` cow-shed ', RC xiv 430 § 56. Dari [.i.] bóchana, fedb, Gorm. Nov. 2. Cf. cain Darí, cen bú do gait, Thes. ii 306.28 , see Thurneysen, ZCP xviii 386. ro metadh blicht cacha bo-cheathra, MR 100.20 . See bóchar. go ndeachaidh do chosnamh a bhóichreche orra `to protect his cows against them', AFM iii 224.6 . crecsluaighedh . . . d'ar comairmedh secht cata deg do bochrudh of property in cattle, AU ii 506.20 . leisin mbréid sróllchon sénta / bóchrodh téid dá thaiscélta, IGT Decl. ex. 71. bruach do bhiadhfadh bóchuingir a yoke of oxen, Ó Bruad. iii 88.16 . ? ba flaith os chuan cach curaich / fo bái slúag in bo-chumaid, Metr. Dinds. iv 338.8 . ina bai bit a mbodaingen `cows should be in a cow-fastness' (i.e. at nightfall), Laws iv 96.25 . See bódela. at crothle garmilíne / at búanaind bodelbae in the shape of a cow (?), LU 8366 ( FB 24 ). bodibad mor fo Erind destruction of cattle, AU i 470.22 . doroine bo-dhibadh mór (of an invad- ing chief), ii 118.21 . (as epithet) Bresal Bodibadh, MacCarthy 302.9 . bo-dhíth mhór ind Erinn, dá ngoirthí Maolgarbh `murrain', AFM ii 1044.11 . earrach an bhó-dhíthe, ALC i 494.15 . bó-dún see badún. moch i.e. bo-erge lit. cow-rising (gl. buaroch), O'Dav. 215 (see Ériu xiii 14.29 ). no sechmallad . . . in ṁbeoḟeoil `the beef ', RC xx 262.19 (ACC Comm.). co tuc boghabhail moir a great prey of cattle, AU i 526.4 . nía boidb bógeimnech (rhetoric), LU 5326 (TBC). bōger ` beef- lard ', MacCongl. 79.23 . bogeltach faithche .i. fer meite coimse na teit tar crich . . . bogeltach .i. fer fogelta a bu a faithce ar cach nach déis etar coin allta ime . . . ni dligh dire na saire ` cow-grazier ', Laws iv 344.5 , 352.18 , 21 Comm. bóguin, see Wortk. 146 : (g s. as epithet) Enna Bōguine (B. ōtāt Cenēl m Bógaine, v.l.), Corp. Gen. 163.2 . Cf. Boguinig `the descendants of Enna Boghuine' (note), MR 156.10 . co ro slecht in buar uile, co n-ebert: "Is bo-guine andso ┐ bid [sed] (?) ainm na benni[se]." Unde . . . Beann Bogaine `a cow- slaughter', Dinds. 142. ingen in righ .i. Boguine a ainm-siden, ACL iii 324.7 . sinum lactis .i. genus uasis .i. bomilge `of cows milk', Thes. ii 48.30 . boogam .i. lilgach ar aicme bethi . . gamnach ar aicme huatha . . . samaisc ar aicme muine, Auraic. 5759. bō-otrac[h] cow-dung , Corm. Y 196. conamailt saill ┐ bōṡaill foa corned beef (?), Corm. Y 883 (76.11) . ethar bec . . . bōshaille `of beef-fat', MacCongl. 85.10 . boseiche ` cow-hide ', Laws iv 148.19 Comm. it séoit bóṡlabra[e] direnatar dó, Críth G. 120. tri cóecait cét boslabraidh ` dower-kine ', RC xvii 214.4 (Tig.) = bó ṡlabhra, Keat. iii 2243 . bo-ṡlechta `the law concerning cows', Ann. Inisf. 810. rith cana boileachta `des Rinder betreffenden Gesetzes', ZCP xviii 383.14 . cain boiliuchta (i.e. `the law that treats of cow-killing, cow stealing, etc.' n. 1), Laws iii 110.4 Comm. seacht cumala lana for fer nurradais mboslechta .i. iar marba buachalla, no airamhain. No is comlaithred deisi iar ngait, O'Curry 2440 ( Eg. 88, 36 ra. ) ` cattle-tracking ', O'Gr. Cat. 97 § 42. bosluaiged lit. host of cattle gl. mammona, Ir. Gl. 300. botheach ` cow house ', Laws v 514.35 Comm. bótháin cow raid : rohir dam . . . .x. mbuachailli botana, Ériu ii 3.14 . ron-íurusa im chét mbó bódána, BDD² 267 = bóthána, LU 6763. co n-immad ech ┐ bótháinte, LU 3911 ( SCC 42 ). no geibed Flidais . . . do bóthorud of livestock, TBFlidais 88 . co tí in bo dia botreib, BB 397b2 . in a bo-tuar (`cow dung ', Plummer MS. notes), Laws v 464.13 Comm.

With adjj.: bo-abartach, abairt amail in mboin `behaving like the cow', O'Dav. 316 ( Ériu xiii 29.10 ). brucchaid bó-cédach, BNnÉ 137.9 `with hundreds of kine', Keat. ii 4682. Bernngal Bóchétach, Acall. 5322.

With bú-: ? maccaim beca buaigelta (buaidhghela, v.l.), TTebe 1372 . Cf. bógeltach. a ccreachghabhala cruidh ┐ cethra broide ┐ búalmha, Hugh Roe² 204.32 . for buageltach ṁBreg (of Cú Chulainn), LL 12569 ` guardian ', RC xiv 398 § 1 . Buagelltaig, LU 9084 ( FB 83 ), cf. BDD² 1209.

See bárach, bóaire, bóbath, bólacht, bómlacht, bóraime, 1, 2 búarach.

braise

Cite this: eDIL s.v. braise or dil.ie/6516

n , f. (bras)

(a) daring, boldness (in favourable and unfavourable sense); quickness; nimbleness: co ṁbraissi, Fél.² June 19 .i. co slatra no co solam, xcvii 19 = bras[e] .i. slatratu nó calma . . . fia sluaighedh co mbraisi `with bold- ness ', O'Dav. 263. b.¤ gl. lasciuia, Ir. Gl. 36. cen bráth mb.¤ `no sudden destruction', Metr. Dinds. iii 452.15 . déine buirbe is b.¤ violence, cruelty and intemperate haste (?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 55.39 . ann adbeba co mb.¤ then she died suddenly, Metr. Dinds. iii 58.3 . (rhet.) gai bolcai ┐ bai brasi (feats of Cú Chulaind), LU 8443 ( FB 30 ). ? noco mor a ghere / noc dene for b.¤ , IT iii 90 § 120.

(b) vaunting, boasting, boastfulness: níbu ádas far mbraisse (mbresi, TBC-I¹ 824 ) it wasn't in accordance with your boasting, LU 5301. ni di braisse ni di baithe / bec tasse na Tuathe, LL 1305 = Leb. Gab.(i) 176.15 . gan bhréic mbraissi, SG 21.37 . adeirim rib cen brassi, LB 96 marg. inf. As quasi-vn. robui ac braisi ┐ ac bocasaich uasa cind (i.e. over a prostrate opponent), TTebe 2569 . See bél compds.

bregas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bregas or dil.ie/6669

Forms: breghas, -ais, -a

n (Brega) breghas (breaghdhus, v.l.) m. g s. -ais, -a, IGT Decl. § 38.14 . quality of being like Brega, Bregian-ness , hence fineness, fairness: a dtarrla i mBrian dá mbreaghas `their (i.e. of kings of Teamhair) Breagha-quality', Magauran 3755 . in bréid ┐ in breaghas fine quality (of cloth), IGT Decl. ex. 1016 . bregus buaid is brigbunad `fairness', Ériu viii 68.30 = Hard. ii 374.10 .

bríg

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bríg or dil.ie/6813
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: brígh, -íghe, brígh, brígh, -ígh, ígha, briocchaibh, bríge

n ā, f. brígh f. g s. -íghe, IGT Decl. § 39. brígh (cháel) f., § 14.5 . brígh m. g s. and n p. -ígh, ígha, § 38 .

(a) power, strength, force, authority; vigour, virtue: de fortitudine .i. dinb.¤ gl. de ui, ZCP vii 479.34 (Enchir. Aug.). ciob.¤ gl. qua vi, 480.21 . brigh .i. neart, feart, no míorbhal, O'Cl. brig .i. firt, ut est / a muir brigach buan-sam ( Fél. Ep. 30 ), O'Dav. 257. brigh .i. uallach ut est Maudorn mor uisceda brig forbhailidh, Ériu xiii 55 § 26 = Modharn mor-uisage brioghach, etc., 13.1 . doadbadar híc b.¤ inna persine dodiccfa gl. Dominus dominantium, Wb. 29c4 . nírbo sain mo b.¤ leu `I was of no account in their eyes', Ml. 88b4 . is bréc b.¤ in domain / . . . / is sí in b.¤ uile / serc mór do Macc Maire ` might ', Fél. Prol. 145 - 147 . fororcennta a ṁbríga `their powers have been ended', Prol. 87. oté cona mbrígaib `virtues', 34 . a bruth ┐ a b.¤ (of God). LU 2022 ( FA 9 ). cen brīgh without might, ACL iii 320 § 90. bec cech brīg is cech bunad every power and substance is as naught (in comparison with Munster), Bruchst. 62 § 143 , ZCP viii 561.19 . bríogh do chonganta `the power of thy help', Studies 1918, 99 § 16 . mor m-borrfad (sic) ┐ bríge rolinsat muintir A. great . . . haughtiness (Meyer), Alex. 392. brīg fīna 'na uisge (a lake), ZCP vii 303 § 3 . in brig etarglethi the power of decision, Cóic Con. 24 § 24.

Med. virtue, force: gu comfhurtachtaidinn an t-uisgi na brīga uile ana n-oibrigthib = confortat omnes virtutes in suis operationibus, RSláinte 2929. maille ré gníomhughadh na bríogha díleaghtha, TSh. 1581. Also in pl. (us. of persons): o vilibh briocchaibh with all his strength, Aisl. Tond. 100 § 4. ro-fuasnaigthea mo uli thimthirechta ┐ bríga `my . . . energies were confounded', PH 3860.

Gramm.: is follus nach mór b.¤ articuil linni, Sg. 26b3 (see (b) and (d) infra). do-ní brígh connsuine bhuig don chonnsuine chrúaidh a voiced consonant gets the (metrical) value of a voiceless consonant, IGT Introd. § 105 , cf. 106-7 . ar son go ttiaguid a mbrígh chonnsuineadh become semi-vowels (of i, u), § 9 .

In chevilles: b.¤ ron-fethis, Fél. Aug. 7. hūasal brīg, ACL iii 312 § 1.

Attrib. g s. L. lócharn bríge `a vigorous lamp', Fél. Feb. 7. breasa briogha ┐ ella idhna (of childbirth), Ériu v 80.28 . la borrfadh bríghe `with boisterous vigour', AFM v 1766.z . ? for brosna brigi .i. for feirtsi carpait no airm on mighty twigs (?) (kenning), Rawl. 109b44 ( RC xxvi 30 n.1 ). Cf. techt for brosnai brige .i. fertsi carpat, H 3.18, 722.15 . lind brīge strong ale, Corp. Gen. 87.30 .

In more abstr. meanings.

(b) value, worth; advantage; validity, virtue, efficacy: is becc in b.¤ frissandéntar a saithar sin gl. ut corruptibilem coronam accipiant, Wb. 11a9 . aní tairci in b.¤ móir sin duibsi `that which produces that great privilege to you', 12c31 . is follus . . . nan máar b.¤ labrad ilbélre is not of much avail, 12d28 . ni mó b.¤ cach he alailiu gl. non est seruus neque liber, 19c19 . nand mmáa sin a b.¤ `that it is of no more account than that', Sg. 150b1 . issí a b.¤ liumsa a techtae som huaim `that is all I care for', Ml. 117d4 . Cf. . . . nī mōr brīg sin `that is no great matter' (Stories fr. Táin), TBC-I¹ 537. is mór b.¤ / do mac aithig guin maic ríg, Fing. R. 259. is cert in b.¤ doberid dún great store you set on me, forsooth! (ironically), LU 5959 (TBC). In phr. amra b.¤ (bríge) in lit. and ironical senses, see amrae . Note also: rabad amra b.¤ duit fadessin mad dia tóetsad latt C. it would be a wonderful achievement on your part (?), LL 9362 (TBC) = ba hamra dūindi dia ndingabtha fēin, TBC-I¹ 1495. amra bríge[lium] . . . Máel dúin, RC ix 488.17 . na ríg aile / fūaratar b. o cech dune `won respect from every man', Arch. Hib. ii 49 § 28 . ni fetar citne briga / mo dul i teach co r-riga I do not know what good it is, Ériu v 30.2 . sét co mbríg (`substance' LMU² 18 ), LL 34560. fis a mbrígha dobeir dḟilidh informs poets of their value, IGT Decl. ex. 75. gá brígh dhóibh gan dol a n-éigean ? what good would it have done them not to have fought? O'Hara 4311. cá bríogh dhó ar gcionta do chlódh `easy for Him', A. Ó Dálaigh v 4. cisi brigh / an dal oc Insi na righ what's the point of . . . ?, AFM i 386.1 . ? cutal .i. a cutilia .i. ō leidb .i. nī mā a b.¤ quam ledb de cute, O'Mulc. 257.

(c) meaning (of words, sayings, etc.): brígh na cédlitre = tenour , RSClára 53b . bríogh na guidhei-se, DDána 67.51 . fios a bhríghe (of a prov. saying), Measgra D. 25.16 .

(d) In phrases with prepp. and verbs: issed tra as brig la dia `what God deems worthy', Thes. ii 255.13 (Stowe M.). ní laugi a bríig less quam tú gl. ita illum uocauit (sic leg.) ut té, Wb. 6b12 . nibo mór a mb.¤ linn gl. quibus neque ad horam cessimus subiectioni, 18d10 . cinip mór do b.¤ lat bráithre indíu, Trip.² 1888. lasa becc brigh a anma fein `who cares little for his own life', CCath. 2804. See also (b) supra. ní bía brig desium `this thing will not matter', Mon. Tall. 154.10 . nícon bia b.¤ hisinnísin, Ériu ii 222.6 . ní b.¤ daoib / loighed t'innmhe `no disadvantage to thee is thy possession's scanti- ness ', O'Gr. Cat. 459.1. las an mbrígh mbicc doronsat do chenel E. `regarding the K.E. as of little account', AFM v 1766.z . ni fuil brig acainn innut `we have no reliance (?) in thee', Ir. Astr. Tr. 52.17 . beg a brígh a mbrat órdha `little he cares for', Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 8 . brígh 'na ccéimiondaibh ní chuir `he sets no store by their doings', Studies 1919, 258 § 18 . 'na dtaisibh ná tabhraidh bríogh `care not for', Dán Dé xxxi 25 . díoth carad ná cuir i mbrígh, DDána 26.7 . ni denam brig de we pay no attention to it, LL 31760 ( TTr. 949 ).

In prep. phr. di bríg, see 1 de, di. Note also: tré bhrígh na Urnuighe-se `in Virtue of', Donlevy 436.21 .

Compds. With nouns. brigbunad `powerful stock', Ériu viii 68.10 . fogne búada buan brígrun, SR 7244. With adjj. idir dhá thuinn . . . bhríogh-aidhbhle, ML 82.1 . A. brigaesta, ZCP xxx 122.21 = annis gravis, 201 . meirge righ Breatan bríghmhir vigorously active, MR 228.13 .

? búanfad

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n (? 1 búan + -bad as in findbad) lasting-ness (?): [f]eile brig buafad (buanfad, v.l.) is blad, Ériu viii 69.27 . medōn Muman, būanfad ( buanḟadh, 23 N 10, 101.27 ) būaid `the constant winner of victories', Ériu ii 50 § 5.

comairchissecht

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n (airchissecht) mutual assistance : fo bith immḟortachta ┐ comairchisechta dóib, LL 37507 (`friendli- ness ', Ériu vi 152.x ).

con-nessa

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Forms: comainse, comainsem, comainsi

v (*com + ness-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 583 ) tramples under foot: condemns, spurns: connessat . . . ingníim nolcc gl. accusantibus, Wb. 1d7 . comainse gl. iudica (illos), Ml. 22b2 . amal nech nad chomainsea achoimdid, 42b28 (gl. inculcatoris, see n.). cia connesfea tuicsiu dé gl. quis . . . contempnet? Wb. 4b15 . cotnessiusa huam chosaib amal conestar findchoire in n-indmatar cossa gl. concultationis, Ml. 126c17 (leg. co-t-nessiu[b] sa, Ped.). lasse co[n]runes dia gl. inculcando, 102d5 ( GOI 344 ). dos-ceil ind ḟīrinne ar chách cota-nessa `who spurns it', Celtica viii 66.1 ( ZCP iii 450.21 ). ni chomainse th' irinne ar thoil daine set not aside they uprightness, LU 3501 ( SCC 26 ). antíi conessa a pecthæ fadeisin, ZCP iii 27.16 = connessai, Ériu vii 170.26 . inti cotibnissi is misi conessai ann, ZCP iv 242.31 - 32 .

Vn. comainsem. Vbl. of necess. comainsi.

See comesbaid.

1 cuibde

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n [, f.] (cubaid). in ch.¤ , IGT Abstr. Nouns § 39 . fitness, propriety, suitability; harmony, concord; comparable- ness ; na dénaid friu, . . . / cuibdi, cardes no clemnas, SR 4843 . ara ch.¤ ┐ ara chosmaili, LU 2633 . ara c.¤ ┐ ara n-óentadchi . . . do spirut inna hanma, 2636 . is dias co cuibdi cach caṅgni / L. ┐ L., LL 16607 . ar a cuibdi, ar a edruma, ar a mine ` aptness ' (of the Irish language), Auraic. 32 . ní fhaicim a cuibhdhe re fer thaosa ┐ do shentattadh . . . cosnamh righe, TFrag. 18.1 . as e Suibhne Geilt / na fuair cuibhdhe dá cheidṡeirc ` sympathy ', BS 112.4 . cuibdi cacht (chev.), SR 4591 . ? ar cheol chuibhdhe, Keat. Poems 270 (`suitable', Gloss.).

With prepp.: cen ch.¤ cen chomnairte `without compare', Metr. Dinds. iii 114.50 . cert cu c.¤ , IT iii 75 § 37 . is í sein a cland co cuibdi, LL 17081 . tre ch.¤ ` fittingly ', Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 16 . ac siud gilla ó rígh Laighen dod' chuibhe re teachtaireacht cugad, Imr. Brain 69.12 `? a servant worthy of thee', Plummer MS. notes.

díre

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Forms: d., d.

io, n. later f. Vn. of do-ren. See Críth G. p. 84 and the detailed treatment Ir. Recht 14 ff . (introd.), 22 ff. (texts).

(a) honour-price: cóic ṡéoit in[n]a díriu di neoch as gress dó dia eneclainn, Críth G. 161 . dire la aithgin, Laws iii 320.20 . iter d.¤ ┐ aithgin, iv 120.21 . asren ar cach naithgin cona diriu amail bid gad rogatad, ii 324.3 . athaigh feadha . . . bo a ndire cach ae . . . ┐ ní thuc a naithgin ar aird, iv 146.25 , 148.8 Comm. is d.¤ ar aithgin, 148.10 . [taman] cra[i]nd dia mbentar a barr . . . Ni dlig [d.¤] acht athgin, O'Mulc. 865 . ni dlegaither doib dire .i. in ti . . . noca dligenn se eneclann .i. noca dliginn dire eneclainni do, i 54.25 Comm. athgabail trise . . . i ndire do treibi, 166.23 . .i. eneclann duit i ngait as do threib, 170.6 . d.¤ gl. eneclann, iv 200 Comm. it cetheora eirca . . . aithgin ┐ dire, tairgille ┐ enecland, i 258.26 . na con dlegar diri na eneclann ina sleith who are estopped from claiming d. or e. for forcible abduction, v 272.2 . cipe imress mela . . . fort ní fhuil díri no eneclann duit-siu ind, TBC-LL¹ 47 . im dire do daise arba .i. it cruaich arba .i. diabladh in arba ┐ eneclann ar treisi, Laws i 170.27 Comm. ór derg d.¤ eneclainne in c[h]einiuil sin uile, LL 312a7 . See also Laws i 54.25 . co na lan diri .i. log nenech aiscthir no icthair, ii 390.4 Comm. The d.¤ was fixed by rank and status of person to whom paid: d.¤ .i. dí aire (no digalre .i. dierrithe do nemtib ar a nuaisligetaid), Corm. p. 15 . a nEirind cia dire as uaisle fil inde? Dire espuic oighe cona lanfoltaib, Laws iv 362.20 Comm. aithech arathreba . . . iiii séoit a d.¤ di[a] aír a tenant resident — four `seds' are his d.¤ for being satirized, Críth G. 135 . secht seoit diri airech desa, Laws v 30.16 . is and roairled d.¤ caich fo miad (of Senchus Már), i 40.13 . ni fuillend diri dar sodain the d.¤ paid (by a tenant) does not mount beyond that (i.e. the honour price of the chief), ii 324.5 . se baa d.¤ in asdarceist six cows are the d.¤ of the exorcist, ZCP ix 171.18 . asren d.¤ a grád dond eclais sāraiget[h]ar (of a man in holy orders who violates his celibacy), Ériu i 218 § 4 .

A proportion of the díre-fine exacted seems to have fallen as `dues' to king or chieftain (or church?): in tan geibius in rig ina mama so, is and doranar d.¤ rig, Laws iv 50.24 . Cf. also iii 458 . Sometimes paid in specific metal: or d.¤ in ciniu[i]l sin, LL 380a43 . airget bruinti d.¤ in ciniuil sin, 45 . findruine d.¤ in cheneóil sin ina n-eneclaind, 312b34 .

(b) penalty, mulct: cach taide cach egean cach foxal . . . cona diri is (to be restored) with its d. fine, Laws ii 388.19 . andsum d.¤ treibdire the d.¤ for (injury to or robbery in) a house is the most difficult (to assess), iii 458.12 . asrenar secht n-unga ina dīri, Cáin Domn. § 27 ( Ériu ii 206 ). a ndire na himirce in payment for the carrying off of the cattle, Anecd. ii 65 . fiarfaigis . . . cia d.¤ doberar inn ainmedh ┐ inn āir cen c[h]inta, ZCP vii 300.20 . conid edh tres d.¤ imramach insin dochuisin la Féni, O'Dav. 1118 . nocha n-eirnither d.¤ ina coluinn, Laws v 236.17 Comm. ness ainm don beim .i. don c[h]rēcht, ut est . . . a dirib cuirp duine rohairdiged (rohordaiged, v.l.) ness , Corm. Y 975 . losa feada . . . cura a ndire cach ae `a sheep is the d.¤ -fine for each', Laws iv 148.2 . dire ndarach, 148.19 Comm. leth diri craeb in cuilind is é lan diri bunbeime in eigind, 148.10 Comm. athaigh feadha . . . bo a ndire cach ae, 146.25 . a chathair do innriud cen d.¤ cen mathigudh nách neich dib sin fris, TTr.² 229 . las dorchair cen diri dib | sechtmoga mili daririb, Lec. 79a3 . trí mná ná dlegat díri, Triads 185 . fa ma dalbach dī nā tobngar dīre n-ainech, ACL iii 294.7 . d.¤ .i. éraic no eneaclann, O'Cl. d.¤ .i. Oearaic, P. O'C. payment: in brethem do mesemnugad in dire is coir in cach duil (of poets), O'Curry 2216 ( Eg. 88, 15 (16)d ). dobert Nuadaid in lam nairgid do na dire in payment for it (i.e. for his services), Lec. 558a21 . Note also: ūair nād bī lāndīre na eclaisi Dé acht dú i mbi oés grāid full fines (?), full dues (?), Ériu i 220 § 16 .

(c) one's due or right (in this sense perhaps felt as an abstract of 1 dír, q.v.): dognid sith eter in uli thuath .i. co n-indised a nd.¤ ┐ a ndliged doib, PH 824 . o thugais tímchiolladh flatha for Eir(r)inn gach aon a gceann a dh.¤ ┐ a dhúthchasa (of a judge), ML 102.14 . dire crabaid Erend Fabur, BB 65b20 . dire ceithirliubair soiscéla ocht mbliadna the time due to them in transcribing them, O'Gr. Cat. 80.11 .

do-áinsea

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v (* to-ad-ness-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 583 ) disparages, condemns: ced ara tansi na firu? or A. Ni dá tánsem dam, ol M., TBC-I¹ 164 ( LU 4626 ). ní ro tháinsed enech in ruirech, O'Dav. 15 . tainsithar é o bias cach ga eccnach, Laws iv 384.25 .

1 do-nessa

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Forms: donesbe, dínsem

v (* dí-ness-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 584 ) spurns, despises: dál Dé donessai cech rainn | bid tressai indás bág Foraind, SR 3891 . cia duar donesa nath .i. rann is airegda don molad, Corm. Y 445 . donesa .i. toinnsi no tairisid nó taithnid ut est donesa cerd caich nó donaile, O'Dav. 633 (perh. to be referred to 2 do-nessa). fornesa ceard n-eicse, d.¤ cerd n-iumuis, ZCP ii 299.4 . donesbe gl. despicies, which thou wilt despise, Ml. 112c3 . dāil de for Nīall Cailli dodanesfa .i. Temair, ZCP xii 234 . co dunessa gl. despiciat, Ml. 36a12 . condernessa .i. conrudimicedar gl. donec . . . despiciat, 129a14 . rob amhlaidh dinsiur | cech selb so may I despise, Ériu ii 90 = Éigse ii 115 . an durunesus gl. spernens, when I spurned, Ml. 36c1 . Vn. dínsem. See also dínsemaid, dínsigid, dínsimigid.

2 do-nessa

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Forms: tuin(n)sid, tuinsem

v (* to-ness-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 584 ) tramples on, crushes: drumcla eich . . . cuma lē cip crua dosnessa, couma lē cip srīan cotagaib, ZCP viii 103.z . ní trummu do[n]essa in n-usce oldás ela, LU 5140 (TBC. See ZCP x 200 ). Usually as simple vb. tuin(n)sid: conhuairgidis ┐ contuinsidis curpo a cheili, TTebe 980 . Cf. rothuindsnit ochta na n-ánrad, 951 . cenco tuinsitis cen tair | na tairb ocond imfhorrain, Rawl. 156b27 . fortacrith in n-irind imtrén tromthuinset, FB § 53 (cf. imm-tuinsea?). rothunsetar Bretnu amal gort abbaig (= quasi maturam segetem B. calcant), Anecd. iii 66.28 . rostuindsetar Tragdai fo nirt-brig a chumachta the T. were crushed down beneath his sway, Alex. 74 . asbert in ben arnátuinsed nech díib a tír that none of them should tread upon his land, Imr. Brain § 63 . Note also (back-formation): dounsi C. béim din claidiub na cend deals a blow of the sword, FB § 57 . dounsi C. béim da biáil féin do, § 77 . diunsi (dorat, v.l.) béim di cloidhemh dó, RC xxi 322 . Vn. tuinsem.

4 é

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Forms: hé

n m. a salmon = éo: hæ aite .i. in bradan bis isin ait, CIH i 241.20 . Or áe as in the plant-name áe aba, see 1 áe, Peritia xvi 390-92 . is ainm do bratan é, ┐ is tri ebad scribthar side [i.e. éo], Auraic. 5599 . an t-`é' breac do bí a mBoaing, H 3.18, 611b . ee ab esoce , Corm. Y 570 . am hé i llind (ar luas), IT iii 61 (= am eogh, 62 ). nách ǽ mór gaibter i nEss Rúaid, Trip. 146.12 = éicni, 13 . hé TBC-I¹ 1168 (= éu Eg). Anecd. i 73.210 (= ecne RC x 88 ). See ZCP x 201 . ant hé gabtha isin lín, TFrag. 10.7 . domairced ē cāin cech laithi, ZCP xi 161 § 210 .

éicne

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Forms: écne, écne, éicne, éicni, eigne, éigne, éicni, écne, écne, éicn, eignedha, éicn, écne, éigneadha, ecne, éicned, éignib, eicnedai

n io, m. n s. in t-écne , LL 250a28 (= ind écne , ZCP iv 40.3 ). in t-éicne , 251a43 . in t-éicni , Trip. 146.13 . in t-eigne , YBL 371a31 = Dán Dé xiv 6 . an t-éigne , TD 17.35 . g s. ind éicni , LL 251a9 . a du. in dá écne , LB 203b12 . n p. écne, LU 26b16 . éicn, Acall. 3761 . eignedha, KMMisc. 313.28 . a p. éicn, Trip. 142.5 . écne, LU 26b15 . éigneadha, Dán Dé vi 40 . TD 15.53 . g p. ecne, LL 7a24 . éicned, Acall. 3513 . d p. éignib, Dán Dé xxviii 27 . TD 15.30 . eicnedai, Acall. 3513 n.

A salmon: éigne .i. bradan, O'Cl. eigni no bradan (gl. eo), Leb. Gab.(i) i 264 n.5 . 104 n. 6 . cf. bradán ball-corcra d'aigneadhaibh [sic] Mara Romuir, ML 38.30 . rollásat a llína ocus rogabsat éicne móra, Trip. 142.5 . nach ǽ mór gaibter i nEss Rúaid ised atberat ind iascairi: Drobessach in t-éicni (because the salmon of the Drobaís were the best), 146.13 . rom chuir in Coimdhe...hi richt égne ar gach n-úarán, Anecd. i 26 § 14 . do lleblaing in t-écne ar a chend, LL 250a28 . dia toichle iasc i n-inberaib rot bia éicni, TBC-LL¹ 1833 (= hé, TBC-I¹ 1168 . eú, ZCP ix 148z ). na héicne áille eochurbrecca nobith ré grian ┐ re grinnell co mmbidis ré slisbordaib in churaig acco (in a storm), Acall. 3761 . LL 219b40 = TTr. 196 . lingid bric is eignedha (v.l. breiceigne) | do chlar-bharr gacha tuinne, KMMisc. 313.28 . = lingid eiccne ilbreca | tar drumcladh..., BCC § 355a . ráinic O. co griantracht an tobair ┐ atconnuic na hocht n-éicne áilli eochairbreaca ann, Acall. 2332 (= na hocht mbratáin, 2335 . ocht maigre, 2370 ). na coic eicne filead isin topur, IT iii 195.19 (= na bratán, Metr. Dinds. iii 292.24 ). (of snowy weather :) inum éicned do dul a cuassaib bruach ann (d'eicnedaib...do dul a cusalaib talman...v.l.), Acall. 3513 . cora alainn...ecne breca ballcorcrai | do lingdís os a cindse BCC § 355a = KMMisc. 314.26 . Eas Ruaid...cén beit eicne ga imlúad, Ériu iv 150 . dar Ess Ruaid ecne n-amra LL 7a24 (= Leb. Gab.(i) i 104 , where it is glossed by: na mbradán mór). an t-éigne ó Eas Ruaidh, TD 17.35 . mar ṡeargus sibh na sreabha | nách iomchruid na héigneadha, 15.53 . As an edible: dobert ind inailt in méis...┐ in t-éicne fonaithe fuirre isé fuillechta fo mil, LL 251a43 .

Somet. apparently as a generic term for fish: ro bendach Crist na cóic bairgena ┐ in dá écne, Ériu ii 198.24 . cf. sneachta... ┐ aig anaicenta...co ro la ar di cethraibh ┐ enaibh ┐ eicnibh, AU 916 . táinig gorta... | do bhí sí ar an ealtain éan | do bhí ar éignibh an aigéan, TD 15.30 .

in t-eiccne ercoitech .i. ceneli bratan sin, CCath. 4149 (= echeneis Luc. Phars. vi 675 ). Esp. in mystical or religious significance (the significance of the salmon in Irish pre-Christian cults seems to have blended with the use of the fish as a Christian symbol): ecne dergoir (the form said to have been assumed by the supernatural begetter of a saint) Fél. 112.25 (Ap. 7, Comm.) . éigne órda (a magical salmon) ML 38.34 . See also below (Meton.), and cf. . Fig.: is mise Fintan fili | nirsam écne óenlindi, Metr. Dinds. i 4 . mé an t-éigne is é ar mearaghadh | cuir slán ar an inbhear inn | ón trágh a inghean Iaichim, Dán Dé xv 11 . xiv 6 .

Meton., of a hero, champion: arsid Eorpa. eigni tuindi BB 290a1 = IT iii 72 § 29 . aitreabh gach aoinéigne of every nobleman Ó Bruad. iii 14.5 . The punning line: eicni nach bi err 'na adrad (of Christ), ACL iii 242 § 12 , is probably to be referred to the use of the fish as an emblem of Christ. Transf., of a banner, standard (?): ra arthraigsetar dam dna éicne n-án n-anrud ┐ timthachta na trenḟer LL 236b1 (nan added above; leg. é.¤ na n-ánrud? = étaige ┐ timthaige...na rig ┐ na tóisech, TTr.² 889 . Cf. eccim ?).

gobae

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Forms: gobann, gobha, gabha, gaba, gabann, Gobha

n n, m. Later also n s. gobann (gabhann) a smith: gobha, gabha, IGT Decl. § 131 . n s. Goibne Goba, Corm. Y 975 . gaba (goba LB) .i. ... fabricans, 713 . Tubulcáin ... rob eiside cet goba, MacCarthy 286.21 . sengobi cona indeuin fora muin, Mon. Tall. § 19 . Ulchan ... gaba ... ifrin, TTebe 758 . lámdæ dognī an goba cēin mbis iarnd i tinid, O'Mulc. 475 . gobae ┐ goibenn .i. o Goibhninn, 665 . gabann gl. faber, Ir. Gl. 369 . nocha denand goba finn lestair amail doní in cerd, acht is dublestair doní, O'Curry 2083 ( H 4.22, p. 70a ). g s. sithiger urbuinde gabond, Thr. Ir. Gl., p. 36 (s.v. prull). do thig Uilc Acha in goband, LU 9831 . mar bulgu goband, TBC-LL¹ 6149 . airnisi ṅgobann, ZCP xv 310 § 5 ( Laws v 16.6 Comm. ). gniomh an gabhann, BNnÉ 65 § 96 . ness gobann `a smith's moulding block,' Triads 148 . ben gobend, Corm. Y 975 . d s. and a s. cosin ngabaind, RC xxiv 194.3 . trēde neimthigedar gobainn, Triads 120 . dobeir goba (gobuind v.l.) ina thig, Laws v 164.6 Comm. co prim-gabaind, 336.3 Comm. for gobaind, iii 190.3 . mac side do Jósep gaba ..., PH 2585 . n p. inna gobaind, RC x 52.11 ( LU 1870 ). daer-nemed ... saeir ocus gobaind, Laws v 90.19 . drúith ┐ gobaind ┐ cáinti (itinerant craftsmen forbidden to travel on Sunday), Ériu ii 208 § 31 . na gaivhniu, Aisl. Tond. 106.3 . goibhne ... ag coimhdhe ghūail Ghallbhaile, IGT Decl. ex. 1915 . g p. fri brichta ban ┐ gobann, Hy. 135.54 (= Thes. ii 357.8 ). fogur na ngoband, RC x 52.5 ( LU 866 ). MR 102.19 . buidhean ghaibhneadh, TD 11 § 19 . a p. nem-aodh la cerda ┐ goibniu, O'Mulc. 830g . na gaibhne, 2 Kings xxiv 14 . d p. do gaibnib, TTebe 4442 . fuaradh ghiolla an ghabhann (who never cools), TSh. 6206 . npr m. Gobha, Oss. iv 18.15 . In n. l. Línd in Gabund, RC xvii 6.7 (Tig.). ó Bríg gobann, Fél. Nov. 25.

imm-tuinsea

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Forms: immetuinnsibai

v (imm-to-ness-) contends: fut. s. 3 rel. in tuaircnid immetuinnsibai fri domon who will contend against, ZCP ix 450.22 n. (=imme tuindsiumai, text).

1 nescóit

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Forms: nescoid, ̅nd̅, ̅nd̅i, neascóide

n f. (for suffix cf. oróit, purgóit, etc.) an imposthume or abscess: nescoid, gl. apostema, Ir. Gl. 843. nesscoit .i. ness cnoc ┐ scoit lind, Corm. Y 975 (i.e. a lump or swelling containing watery matter). Freq. in med. texts, often in contracted form ̅nd̅, pl. ̅nd̅i. is inund nescoid tri Gaidlig ┐ opostema tri Laidin, Rosa Angl. 160.4 . nescóid lenna finn , O'Gr. Cat. 181.32 , Éigse iii 223 . cuis na nescoidi, RC xlix 43.8 . in febribus abscessus .i. an tan tigidh nescóidi isna fiabrussaibh, 23 K 42 , p. 55.4 . neascóid iona croicionn, Levit. xiii 18. g s. na neascóide , ib. 19 .

Fig. a blemish, disgrace (a boil on the face being a traditional symbol of dishonour): as nescóid ar ghiolla an reachtaire a breith uadha, RC xxix 220.3 . na trí neascóide neimhneacha, ML 78.25 (of fortresses built in the enemy's country).

1 nes(s)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 nes(s) or dil.ie/33127

Forms: nis

n a weasel: gl. mustela, Sg. 36a9 . luch marb no ness marb, Ériu vii 148 § 12 (= mustela of Lat. parallel, p. 182 ). ness .i. anmanda; ni fois acht utmall, Corm. Y 988 , cf. 975 ( Anecd. iv 84.1 ). nes . . . is ainm don phést re n-abarther bláthnait, H 3.18 p. 611a ( O'Curry 1335 ) = nis in parallel citation from ACC Eg. given in Contribb. s.v. bláthnait .

See 5 es (RIA Dict. E), prob. the same word with apocope of initial n- due to assimilation with the article.

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