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oirgnid , (oircnid)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oirgnid , (oircnid) or dil.ie/33728

 

Forms: sethar-oircnid, athar-oircnidi

n i, m. (orgun) a slayer, murderer , generally in compds. cosmail-oircnid inter (= Ir. eter?) athir-oircnid nó tuistid-oircnid a like-slayer, whether father-slayer or parent-slayer, Sg. 12b6 (gl. parricida, analysed as pari-cida). sethar-oircnid, gl. sororicida, 13b1 . pl. athar-oircnidi, gl. parricidalia [arma], Ml. 18c15 . Barabás duinorcnig homicide, PH 3262. Conall oirgnidh, RC xvii 205.24 (sobriquet). Cf. orgnith nitha, ZCP viii 307.9 (rhet.). In later lang. supplanted in compds. by marbthach.