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abstanait

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Forms: abstinéit, abstainens

n f. (Lat. abstinentia). Later also abstinéit, and, with fresh borrowing from Engl. or Rom., abstainens, -nent, aib-, etc.

Abstinence: lobrigthir abstanit, Wb. 6c15, 6b17 . abstainit .i. tros[c]ad, Trip.² 246 . figill ┐ abstanit, Mon. Tall. 133.26 (§ 18) . abstinit fri feoil `abstinence from flesh' apstinait praindi `abstinence from meals', 145.29. (§ 50 ), 146.4 (ib.). diúltuid an absttanuid ┐ an trosghadh, Desid. 4270 . denam abstanaid ┐ aine, RC xxvi 136 § 9 . slighidh . . . na habsttan aide, Desid. 4822 . iar forba a áine ┐ a abstainte, PH 4780 . cen saethar áine ┐ abstanaite, 5548 . apstanaint, BNnÉ 19 § 42 . absttinéid, Desid. 3046 . do thaobh . . . ra haibsdinēidi, Mac Aingil 4122 . ro chinnsium an apstainent noirdeirc, Mart. Don. 164.2 . ba mor a abstainens, 50.14 . aipsdinens bidh ┐ dighi, Rosa Angl. 28.18 . tresan aibstinens, BCC 52.22 (= abstinuis, ZCP iv 278 ). on aibsdinians romór, 230.22 .

accmaing

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Forms: accmac, acfaing, acfuinn

n Earlier accmac o, later a., acfaing, acfuinn f., g s. and n p. -e. Vn. of 2 ad-cumaing. See also under tacmang.

(a) act of encompassing, encircling: doreccacha Mac Roth huad do accmac Slebe Fuaid, TBC-I¹ 3107 . acmac .i. timcealladh, O'Cl. acmac `a circuit or compass', Eg. Gl. 655 .

(b) power, ability, capacity: acmhaing .i. árach no cumhachda, O'Cl. ní roibhi acmhaing etir aigi Laeg do imtheacht uadh, TBC-LL¹ p. 329 note 8 . is sgath uaisleachta Chláir Chuinn / fa nguaisbhearta áigh d'acmhuing in that he is able to emulate their . . . deeds, DDána 102.10 . do-ní mé . . . réir gach aoinfhir fam acmhuinn according to my ability, 101.33 . ní mó ná acfuinn gach fhir / do shirfeadh Dia ar na daoinibh `God asks of men no more than man can give', Dán Dé xxii 33 . déin na deagh-oibre . . . do réir th'acfainne spioradalta ┐ corpordha, Mac Aingil 3772 . amal badh accmaing duit to the best of thy power, ZCP iv 388.15 . an acfuinn do bhí san duine re déanamh deigh-ghníomh, TSh. 2911 . ar ní as fhóille ná ar n-acmhuinn `for less than my best effort', PBocht 17.18 . a mheic Alprainn ní budh fhoráil / deit ar n-acmhaing d'anóir `all the honour we could pay you' Dán Dé xii 12 . eire ós acfuinn dimshníomh a load of trouble too great for her, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 29 § 4 . gé nach fuil acfainn . . . san Ngaoidheilg aguinn, Desid. 26 . do-ní iad féin broinn-líonta ré biadhaibh . . . tar a n-acfuinn, TSh. 7242 . With gen.: eacmuing na neche sin ability to perform those things, Laws ii 284.14 Comm. acfaing a denma, BB 446a28 . acmaing a ritholma, Cog. 50.7 . acmuing a bfreasta[i]l, Hugh Roe 142.14 . ni fuair a.¤ falmaisi orro, Acall. 7695 . acfuinn uraghaill, TSh. 4195 .

(c) means, instrument, apparatus (somet. in concrete sense): créd í an acmhaind is cóir do bheith ag denamh an bhaistigh? `what should be the outward observance in Baptism?', Carswell 231 . dobeir . . . trelamh ┐ acfaing fair, Moling 47 . loscfitir bar loṅga . . . nachbar-bé accmaing ellam rí imgabáil, LL 238b30 `so that ye will not have ready means of avoiding', TTr. 1620 . ca ha.¤ fil acat do cur friss?, Mer. Uil. 57 . uile acmoinge marbtha daoine, TFrag. 234.18 . níor chaomhain . . . a neart Samson . . . ná aon oile aon-acfuinn dá mbí ann ar ghuaisibh an bháis, TSh. 612 . cheanglas céadfadha an chuirp ┐ acfuinne na hanma resources(?), 7906 .

(d) abundance, wealth: as lár haoibhnis ┐ hacfainne from the midst of pleasure and abundance, RC xxiii 20.2 . mar shaltraim ar úr Innse / acmhaing (sic leg.) mo shúl shilim-se copious tears, DDána 77.4 . do reir acmuinne in othuir = secundum divitias patientis, Rosa Angl. 84.16 . bíodh iomad acfuinne airgid ag neach multas pecuniarum facultates, TSh. 9990 . acfaind ┐ craes ┐ anóir, de Contemptu, 1121 . mar a fuil an medi so do acfuinn superabundantia, Smaointe B. Chr. 6013 . bit acmuinn mor fertana ┐ fuachta is in tsamradh, Ir. Astr. Tr. 124.13 . ca hacfaing loin nó gébhadh what supply of provisions he would get, CCath. 1478 . cen acfuing tṡloigh innti dó do frestal catha sufficiency, 1225 . Cf. nach ḟuil acfainn catha aca am agaid si (sic leg.) CF 597 . do b[f]agbad acmaing comad cath do berad, Cog. 130.17 .

Note also: do fhagaibh do ┐ da cloind / Maisi fa maith in acmoing / gan peist. . ./ a tír da ngebdais Gaídeil, BB 18a22 . (see Keat. ii 416 n. 309 ).

adann

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n f. (cf. ad-annai).

(a) name of a contrivance for causing ignition, rushlight, taper, tinder(?): adand oc cainnill (.i. deróil oenchainnell bec hi farrad cainle more) a taper in comparison with a candle, LU 333 (ACC) (= ZCP xix 199 ). a.¤ .i. aen-itharna, Corm. Y 69 . adaind graece. adande .i. capit .i. ar gaibid in tene an cainnil, O'Mulc. 20 .

(b) coltsfoot: adhann and adhainn otherwise called spúnc, because got for tinder, P. O'C. portulaca .i. a[d]ann, Med. Gl. C 75 ( ACL i 335 ). adhann, the herb Colts-foot, Eg. Gl. 658 . albagla, portulaca, pespulli .i. anmanna na hadhainne, 23 K 42 330. 5 . adhunn, letus, andiuia `coltsfoot, lettuce, endive', Rosa Angl. 102 § 32 . sil . . . na haduindi, 84.7 .

1 adarc, aiderc

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Forms: adharc

n ā, f. adharc f. IGT Decl. § 12 . See ZCP xxv 11 . horn (of an animal). hua nadarcaib gl. cornibus, Ml. 63b17 . tob di humu fochosmailius nadarcae, 2b16 , 116c8 . is and ro lásat a n-adarca díb, TBFr. 427 . co mbertatár a puple inna n-adarcaib and carried off their tents on their horns (of cattle), LU 6208 (TBC). isin adhairc go na slibac, Laws iii 370.8 Comm. caithchi cethra . . . caitce a nadhairce, iv 146.6 Comm. dobeir les tarb ┐ a aiderc i na laim, Aen. 1069 . gúal adhairce charcoal made from horn, see gúal. is gnáth úirlis uí Dhubhda gan adharca bruic `badgers' horns' (something imaginary, non-existent), Ó Bruad. i 76 xiv . adhlacadh a adhairce níor fhéad i gclais `he never could bury his horn in a ditch (i.e. cannot be prevented from exercising charity)', ii 206.7 . a chocóil na hadhairce (of a cuckold), O'Rah. (1909) 296.13 . Of a colour: tri .l. c. n-anart n-imda / co ndath n-a.¤ mirrda mán, LL 296a23 . ( SG 362.14 ). si glaucus . . . .i. madh ata a ndath ghlaucus no mar adhairc sholuis, 23 K 42 , 120.8 . Drinking-horn: do bi a.¤ . . . ar altair . . . do theighedh tri gloine dfhin . . . san aidhirc sin, L. Chl. S. § 22 . Inkhorn: an adharc duibh, ZCP x 230.27 . do lebar ┐ t'adharc ┐ do pend, Acall. 608 . Cupping-horn: aran inadh a curtar na hadurca, Rosa Angl. 24.11 . curtur adurc maille fuiliugud ar cul in cinn, 204.10 . gibne .i. a.¤ lege, Corm. Y 732 . Horn as musical instrument: gilla adhairc gl. cornicen, Ir. Gl. 1018 . adarca fur[ḟ]occra, CCath. 5616 . foran adhairc nfurfhocurtha `on the warning trumpet', Stair Erc. 173 . adharca áigh ┐ cuisleanna catha, TSh. 6703 . Part of the shaft of a weapon: manaís bréfech o mimusc co hadairc, LU 5638 (= TBC-I¹ 1159 ). in cnairseach da dorn deg itir a hiarann ┐ an baile a negarthar a hadharc fuirre a fochair .i. a hurlann, Laws iv 226.10 . aurlond . . . ainm d'oreill gae .i. ind a.¤ dub bis mon gai, Auraic. 1621 . Perh. confused with adart in: claideb ōrduirn foa choim cech ḟir, ferbolc impu cotici a ndī aithircc, ardarcc (sic) ōir bric im chechtar de, TBC-I¹ 2852 . See TBC-LL¹ 4397 cited s.v. frithadart.

In phr. aidherc reithe, name of a metrical fault consisting of the absence of a stressed word between the consonating and rhyming words of a couplet: aidhearc reithe i nda aisde .i. i rrannaidheacht big ┐ i rannaidheacht moir, IGT Metr. Faults §§ 34, 35 .

adbarda

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adj (adbar) material, physical: gné cruthaigthech ┐ gné adburda material cause (ref. to Aristotle's four causes), O'Gr. Cat. 235.19 . ese cruthoighti ┐ eisi adbarrda . . . eisi adbarrda . . . .i. mac do geineimain on athair, Auraic. 3800 . as e sil na nethead neimhcedfedach ag a fuil anim fastach as cruth adburtha doib, which gives them their material form Ir. Astr. Tr. 156.14 . In med. texts with esláinte, fiabrus: eslainti gan beith adburda i.e. efemera ┐ etica (heading of a tract) (= ephemera et hectica sunt morbi immateriales), Rosa Angl. 48 . ni hadburda e (i.e. the fever) oir ni fuil adbur cintach and, 54.1 . co fuilid i ngach fiabrus adburdha cuis tinnscaintach etc., RC xlix 37 § 10 . in gach uili easlainte adhbardha, 23 P 10³, 20b20 .

1 áe

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Forms: áoi, áoi, ó, áoibh, aeghe, aeghibh

n Mid. Ir. form of O. Ir. óa, q.v. IGT Decl. § 180 (in pl. only. n p. áoi. g p. áoi, ó. d p. áoibh). Not used to form adjj. in -amail or -ach, Introd. § 147 : nor as the first element of a compd. § 148 . Later spelt aeghe, Lament. ii 11 . aeghibh, Ezekiel xxi 21 .

Liver: feóil fhiadha, ae, ┐ blonag, Rule of Tallaght 6 § 8 . mo sháith do bhoin . . . gan ai innti acht geir a n-inat a haei, Oss. v 54.26 . in bo co naib ítha, ZCP iii 218 § 36 . searrach dond ar dath a áoi (háoi v.b.) liver-coloured, IGT Decl. ex. 2068 . ech dond co ndathan a ai fair is é sin ataighsem, RC xxvii 300.7 . is and bit a uighi don circ imo ai, Hib. Min. 47 note b . cum na cuislend cumang bis a ndruim na náo, Rosa Angl. 46.13 . is na cuislennaibh comursanaighes . . . ris na h-aeb, RC xlix 53 § 21 . melancoilia cruthaigther isna haeib, O'Gr. Cat. 262.13 . os cionn na náe, Exodus xxix 13 . In phrase domblas áe, see domblas. In name of a plant, liverwort : a.¤ aba marchantia polymorpha, Rosa Angl. 340 . a.¤ abund gl. epaitica, RC ix 231.13 . epatica .i. na hae abha, 23 K 42, 428.14 .

agairc

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n (Lat. loanword) agaric: agaricus fungus .i. an a.¤ , 23 K 42. 335.10 . aseadh as a.¤ ann .i. farcan an chroinn darab ainm abies , 11 . sugh losa na feithlinne, ┐ a.¤ , Rosa Angl. 40.15 . is leighes benas risin craidhi, mar ata a.¤ ┐ mirbolani, 144.26 .

agremonia

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n (Lat. loanword) agrimony: a.¤ do coimilt dib (i.e. to warts), Rosa Angl. 206.13 .

agripa

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n a kind of ointment: le huindiminntibh te amail ata arráton abālis ┐ a.¤ = Agrippae, Rosa Angl. 284 § 22 .

aigéd

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n (with unlen. -g- and -d) ā, f. (Lat. acetum) vinegar: tucsat aiceit sherb, PH 132 . deoch d'aiceit sheirb, 131 . do meascus domblas aei ┐ aiged ara chele, YBL 150b43 . do linadar na ridireada soitheach do aiged ┐ do domblas h-ae, 145a37 . corob imcubaidh sirop na h-aigedi ┐ in aiged fein san fiabrus, RC xlix 21.y . a brised maille salunn ┐ re haigeid, Rosa Angl. 206.14 . benedicta arna gerugad le haigeit, 216.1 . nigter an cend . . . a haigéid, O'Gr. Cat. 180.8 . fín aicét id. see 1 fín.

aigéidecht

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n (aigéd) acidity: oir da mbia in gaili . . . fuar impoigh a naigeidecht, Rosa Angl. 90.12 .

ailbéimm

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Forms: oilbéim

n Also oilbéim (cf. 1, 2 ail and béim)

(a) stumbling, knocking against a stone: ?is béss didu ind liacc benir il-béim friss gl. offenderunt in lapidem offensionis, Wb. 4d15 (`many blows', See, however, Strachan, OIPG 4th ed. p. 124 ). ni tegemad oilbeim do re cloich (non offendet pedes suos ad lapidem), Rosa Angl. 62.19 . ni faghann oilbheim ┐ ni fuilighter air, ib. n.4. co na ro-bera do chos ail-béim (ne forte offendas ad lapidem pedem tuum), PH 4716 .

(b) offence, scandal: a.¤ Hérenn Cell Rúaid, Triads 30 . .i. cill as measa do cheallaibh nó béim aithesach no ceall dáir, p. 36 . rob oilbheim adhbal d'eineach . . . tuaisceirt Ereann tuitim an trír ísin, AFM v 1636.4 . gídh gurab oilbhéim é dona Iúduighibh, Donlevy 400.23 . oilbhéim do thabhairt d'aoinneach, 340.27 . fuáradar oilbhéim fá chloich noilbhéime, Romans ix 32 . an choir . . . do chur i leith na n-Éireannach mar oilbhéim dóibh, Keat. i 60 z . a bhean nar iarr oilbhéim d'aon `who never sought the harm of any', A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 6 . imdhigmet cen ail-bém, PH 6810 . tusa uainn ag anamain / i ndáil in tslóig cen ailbéim, SG 265.5 . ní thug oilbhéim don anam, DDána 52.13 .

(c) impediment, obstruction: ni fil nach locht . . . isind [ḟ]ir sin do neoch is ailbéim aiccenta do churp duiniu there is no fault in that man that could be called a natural defect in the human body, RC xxii 209 n.l . an talamh ní fhuair oilbhéim the earth was not damaged, PBocht 25 § 10 . da fadadh slighe gan oilbeim on talmain `if it got space without obstruction from the earth', Ir. Astr. Tr. 16.16 . fríoth oilbhéim re samhluigh soin / ar coirrṠhléibh . . . Chláraigh a like disaster happened on . . ., DDána 64.26 .

ailemnach

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adj o, ā (ailemain): na baill aileamnacha the organs of nutrition, YBL 350b35 . beatha re n-abur a.¤ ┐ betha re n-abur motuightech `the life that is called nutritive', Rosa Angl. 124.21 . biada ailemnacha `nutritious', 154.16 . an flichidhecht oilemhnach, O'Gr. Cat. 249.32 . follamnugad a.¤ , Irish Texts i 49.3 .

ailestar

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Forms: eil-

n o, m. Also eil- (later soilestar, q.v.) flag iris: ba cosmail leó dath ind foiltsin fri barr n-ailestair hi samrud, BDD² 16 . a barr mar bude n-ailestair, LL 4651 . buide n-elestair, Festschr. Stokes 5 § 11 ( YBL 127b44 ). do sil feineil, d'a.¤ , Rosa Angl. 260.15 . ruib ┐ elestuir ┐ carui, 266.11 . As n.pr., Dinds. 20 ( RC xv 317 ).

ailithre

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Forms: oilirthi, eilithre, oilrithi, oilithre, oirithli

n , f. (ailithir). Also oilirthi, eilithre, oilrithi. oilithre ( oirithli .l.) f., IGT Decl. § 3 . pilgrimage: in eilithri `in pilgrimage', Ml. 137b7 . d'adamraib set na-da-gaibet . . . a n-a.¤ , Laws v 406.22 . a.¤ ┐ ni do gres acht fri re mbec do pendait nama, i 196.6 Comm. ar lar Ia na a.¤ , Rawl. 163a23 . é ag triall oilithri do'n domhan mhór, Ériu i 98.3 . do lucht na hailitrí, Rosa Angl. 62.y . dorinde se oilirthi inmolta in domun (sic) co cathraigh Iarusalem, ZCP vi 85 § 37 . gleann na ndéar . . . is crádh liom m'oilithre ann, DDána 45.3 . téit (or other vb. of motion) IN-, DO, a.¤ goes on pilgrimage: ar digail tairmthechta rechta Dæ luid in ailithri, Ml. 74b5 . fear ro scara frisin domun .i. teit i n-a.¤ , Laws v 234.z Comm. fir . . . consla i nailithri, i 298.20 Comm. dodeochad im ailithri, LU 1839 . dochóid dia ailithri do Róim, Ériu ii 202 § 20 . tánic dia ailithri, LU 2785 . ag dula da n-oilrithi, RC xiv 38 § 34 . do roichet sunn sochaide / dá noilithre ar Dhia, SG 153.24 . As quasi-vn.: ac oilithre ar fud in domain mōir `wandering', ZCP iii 32.37 . Of the retirement of a person to a monastery (see also under bachall): cor' cuirset Cormac i lLes Mór a noilithri, RC xviii 49.25 (Tig.). Derbail . . . do éc a n-ailithri a Cluain maic Nóis, 272.18 . D. . . . d'iontogha ó'n tsaoghal go Corcaigh i n-oilithre, Ériu i 103 § 67 . fogebthai oilithri ┐ áigidhecht sunn entertainment given to pilgrims(?), RC xxvi 160.23 .

aillsiu

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Forms: aillse

n n, f. Later aillse , f. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 144-5 and Vendr. Lex. sore, tumour, abscess: amal tuthle nó ailsin gl. cancer, Wb. 30b13 . a bean con aillsin duibeogaing, IT iii 102 § 185 . canncer .i. aillsi, Rosa Angl. 172.19 . ailse a canker , Eg. Gl. 685 . mac claime ni comail máthair ar nach ruille aillse uaithi .i. ar na rolena loissi oll na claime uaithi, O'Dav. 1364 . cor' gab aillse fo muinel, RC xvii 138.33 . doronai allse ina etan, Anecd. i 9.16 . aillsi robai for T., Lism. L. 4843 . dorattsomh an boban frisan aillsi bai for gruaidh . . . et rolen an aillsi don clucc, Irish Texts iii 21 § 19 . a gcrechtuibh na haillsi, 23 Kings 42. 70.5 . na cnámhaillsi . . . rē chnes, ML² 1126 . mar aillsi ag snámhchnaoi, Desid. 4849 . In phr. bainne aillsi: bainde aillsí, BB 66b21 . co roibi baindi aillsi fora munel, YBL 171b18 . an tiarla . . do écc . . do bainne aillsi ro gabh ar a chois `ulcer', AFM iii 24.10 . Note also: geibid . . . cnocc aillsi (cnocca. ?) for muneol blister, SG 416.9 ( LL 274a19 ).

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 .

aindeónach

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Forms: aimdeónach, ha., haindeonach, haimhdeonach, haindeonach, hainneonach, hainndeonach

adj o, ā (aindeóin). Also aimdeónach. unwilling: tré umhlacht aimhdheonaigh in unwilling obedience, Keat. iii 2786 . don druing uaibhrigh aimhdheónaigh `stubborn band', TD 18.33 . As adv. co ha.¤ unwillingly, by force, violently, etc.: go haindeonach , BB 18b7 . go haimhdeonach , AFM iii 568.18 . co haindeonach , Rosa Angl. 28 § 4 . co hainneonach , Ir. Astr. Tr. 34.8 . co hainndeonach , Stair Erc. 1984 .

aindíles

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adj (díles) (perh. also aindílis, i-stem) not proper to, not one's own: clann aindílis an fuind gloin not native to, Prolegomena 42 § 15 . ingen dílius aindílius do bhí ac Finn i.e. a daughter whose parentage was doubtful, Acall. 539 . sealbh aindíleas `unlawful possessions', Dán Dé xvi 3 . mairg recus a atharthir ndúthaig arin oilithir nandilis, LB 256b49 . gach aen ara mbiadh leithbr[ia]thar . . . dámad dileas é . . . damad aindíleas hé if the reproach were untrue(?), Acall. 7997 ( SG 233.19 ). As adv. na hiarraid édail co handilis, 3 B 22, 32 a16 . aderur craidhi o da modhuibh .i. modh dib co haindilés ` improperly ', Rosa Angl. 126.13 . As n subst. fo gniad (= do-g.) a armu diles don andiles his arms make his what was not his, MR 54.8 . doní mor n-diles d'aindles, 60.10 .

Cf. indles.

aindiuia

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Forms: indiuia, andiuia

n endive: indiuia, Rosa Angl. 38.x . andiuia, 102.16 .

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