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1 airechas

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n u, m. Later o. (1 airech). In Laws position of an aire; rank, legal status: ócaire, is ardu a a.¤ adi, Críth G. 87 . is di búaib atá a a.¤ ┐ a eneclann, 153 . do cuaidh as a bo-airechus ┐ ni riacht in t-oirechus desa, Laws v 32.12 Comm. cach aireachas [bes?] ardu i.e. each higher step in the rank of `aire', ii 12.4 Comm. is aire desu cu nairechus echta, 266.8 Comm. dair, cidh dombeir nairechus hi? iv 148.z . ni bis i m(b)iad a aireagais `in accordance with the dignity of his rank', BCrólige 24 .

In more general sense precedence, sovereignty, superiority, importance: a.¤ ind rig `the preeminence of the King', Ml. 46b6 . a.¤ do thabairt do macc `that principality (i.e. sovereignty) is given to the Son', 128a15 . rohucad a.¤ inna róma co constantinopoil, Sg. 174a1 . a.¤ ceneóil airsiu (leg. airsin? edd.) ní a.¤ fidei, Wb. 1b12 . dorochóinset arndabeth . . . ind a.¤ cétnae `they despaired of having . . . the same pre-eminence', Ml. 131c9 . ind airechsa ┐ inna soire rotecht in popul, 5 . huand a.¤ , 113b10 . hó airegas gl. a principio, Wb. 7b11 . in n-a.¤ nísin, Ml. 64d11 . ni gaib a.¤ , Wb. 3d8 . ithé rogabsat airegas gl. quosdam . . . possuit Deus . . . primum apostolos, 12b13 . ardri ar airechus, LU 8485 ( FB § 33 ). is la demnaib a n-oenur a airichas its sovereignty belongs to the devils alone (of hell), 2222 . tilach airechais ┐ tigernais Herend, 3439 ( SCC § 21 ). rígi ┐ airechus hÉrenn, BColm. 72.18 . is acco bái in t-a.¤ mór in ard ruide, LL 206a30 . teilccfidher a n-a.¤ / o sain collaithe mbratha, Anecd. ii 31.14 . a.¤ nEchach iarsin / sáegul noídecdai i nEmain, Metr. Dinds. iv 68.134 . gur bhean ríghe ┐ aireachas . . . de, Keat. iii 1436 . riasiú ro chaith bliadhain iomlán i n-aireachas a athardha, AFM v 1706.9 . gur maidset meic E. airechus coscair na cath-laithrech `gained the victory of the battle place', MR 244.8 . airechus engnuma, 160.18 . a nirt ┐ a n-airechus, ZCP viii 107.11 = a nert ┐ cumachta ┐ niachus, Anecd. ii 54.10 . ro chumhdaigh . . . cathair . . . is innte sein do caittí inmhe ┐ oirechus an ferainn sin go hiomlán, BNnÉ 236 § 158 . Frequ. coupled with ordan: t'ordan ┐ t'a.¤ , Trip.² 2971 . mór d'ordan ┐ d'aerechas, LU 10118 . tuile ordain ┐ oireachais na hErind (of a person), RC xvii 407.21 (Tig.). So also: ordan ┐ oireachas Mumhan, AFM ii 912.18 . As defining gen. port airechais seat of government, residence of a chief: ardphuirt aireachais an tíre, AFM v 1688.12 . port airechais Iarla C. R., vi 2200.13 . ardphuirt aireachuis Éireann `Ireland's capitals', TD 1.5 (see note, ii p. 188). cathair oirechais chief city, capital, Marco P. 3 . dothaithtin leo . . . in tinbher eisg ┐ oireachuis fuaradar ann `the noble fish-abounding estuary', Ériu v 90.22 . In comic n.pr. Ordan mac Airechuis, Anecd. ii 64.1 .

ar-foím

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Forms: ara-foimi, arafoim, arfaom, ar-foem, -eróim, -arfaem, -eroemaid, araḟóimat, arfoemat, -eroimer, araḟóimtar, eróimsiu, aurfhoímsiu, urfoem, íroimed, aurfaomaid-si, -airoemath, -aurimeth, -auremeth, arfoemtis, -aurfóemha, -urfaoma, arafoima, arfaoma, ara-faema, -eróima, -eroema, arfoimam, -arroímat, -eroimet, arfaomtar, araḟóimtar, -arfaomad, arafoimtis, eróimtis, ar-foímae, arfaemfet, ar fo et, arfoet-som, ar-roiéitsa, arroet, arroét, arróet, arároét, arroéit, arróit, -arroit, -arroet, arrohet, arroet, arraet, -roiat, in ara-roiat, ar-róet, ardosroet, a- are, ad-cota (-ét), eimid, roet, orohet, diaroet, o ra ét, araróitmar, arróittid, arroétatar, -arroetatar, -arróimsat, arfōitea, -arroeta, airfaomaid, airaímid, airḟáemad

v See remarks under ar-eim. Indic. pres. 2 s. ara-foimi, Ml. 68a8 . 3 s. arafoim, Ml. 17c7 . arfaom, Mon. Tall. 132.24 (§ 14) . ar-foem, Auraic. 1617 . -eróim, Sg. 139a5 . -arfaem, ZCP v 498.26 . ? 2 pl. -eroemaid, LL 13784 . 3 pl. araḟóimat, Sg. 50b17 . arfoemat, Wb. 34a6 . Pass. sg. -eroimer, Ml. 17c7 . Pl. araḟóimtar, Sg. 156b4 . Ipv. 2 s. eróimsiu, Ml. 132c15 . aurfhoímsiu, TBFr. 118 . urfoem (urfaom v.l.), O'Dav. 1610 . 3 s. íroimed, Wb. 6d4 . aurfaomaid-si, O'Mulc. 327 (see Bergin, Ériu xii 216 ). Indic. impf. 3 s. -airoemath, Ériu vi 134.20 . -aurimeth, 22 . -auremeth, 29 . 3 pl. arfoemtis, Ériu vi 134.24 . Subj. pres. 2 s. -aurfóemha, O'Dav. 1610 = -urfaoma, O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii, 145b). 3 s. arafoima, Ml. 17c3 . arfaoma, Mon. Tall. 160.16 (§ 79) . ara-faema, ZCP xiv 384 § 49 ( Laws ii 316 ). -eróima, Thes. i 498.3 . -eroema, Ériu vii 168 § 12 . 1 pl. arfoimam, Thes. ii 245.12 (Cambr.). 3 pl. -arroímat, Wb. 14d37 . -eroimet, Ml. 30d13 . Pass. sg. arfaomtar, Mon. Tall. 148.18 (§ 57) . Pass. pl. araḟóimtar, Sg. 156b4 . Subj. impf. 3 s. -arfaomad, Mon. Tall. 150.19 (§ 61) . Pl. arafoimtis. Ml. 28c18 . eróimtis, Wb. 26a22 . Fut. 2 s. ar-foímae, Ériu xviii 26 § 3 . 3 pl. arfaemfet, Otia ii 94 § 4 . Pret. 3 s. ar fo et (three sylls. required), Blathm. 179 . arfoet-som, Ériu iii 140.177 . Perf. 1 s. ar-roiéitsa, Wb. 6d14 . 3 s. arroet, Ml. 17c3 . arroét, 7 . arróet, 16a4 . arároét, 25d10 . arroéit, Wb. 28d28 . arróit, 32d10 . -arroit, Ml. 36a34 . -arroet, 25d11 . arrohet, SR 2439 . arroet, 7597 . arraet, Ériu vi 135.55 . -roiat in ara-roiat, Ml. 24d28 may be disyllabic, see GOI 685 . The follg., guaranteed by metre, may have been infl. by prot. stem of ad-cota: ar-róet, Corp. Gen. 281.17 ( Rawl. 158b4 ). ardosroet, ZCP iii 21.13 . Disyll. forms without initial a- are to be explained either by elision, as due to infl. of prot. stem of ad-cota (-ét), or possibly even as forms of an uncompounded verb *eimid: roet, BB 259a58 (= aroet, YBL 179b10 ). orohet, SR 1058 (= arroet, LB 110a ). diaroet, 7510 . o ra ét (oráet MS), LU 2984 . Note also monosyllabic róet, Metr. Dinds. iv 316.16 . 1 pl. araróitmar, Wb. 9c10 . 2 pl. arróittid, Wb. 13a30 . 3 pl. arroétatar, Trip.² 2642 . -arroetatar, Ériu vi 134.30 . With s-pret. -arróimsat, Wb. 26a23 . Pass. pl. arfōitea, ZCP viii 312.19 . -arroeta, Ann. Inisf. 887 .

Later as simple vb. airfaomaid (airfoemaid, airaímid) with vn. airḟáemad. Cf. 1 airitid, airitnigid.

(a) accepts, receives, assumes, takes with a wide variety of objects (persons, orders, sacraments, etc.): is hó athir arroét macc cumachtae, Ml. 17c7 . anarróet deacht doinacht, 16a4 . aróittid dano mo precept, Wb. 13a30 . ní tio araḟóimat sidi oca cruthugud ó anmmanaib diil tanisi `it is not -tio that these assume', Sg. 50b17 . o rohet Adam anmain, SR 1058 . ar-foímae it brú gein `thou wilt receive', Ériu xviii 26 § 3 . arin mathair mbáidh o ro airimis (ór airaemhais v.l.) by the loving mother from whom Thou didst receive it (of Christ's humanity), Ir. Lit. 20.15 . anti ardo[b]foim si as messe ar[a]fóim gl. qui uos recipit, me recipit, Ériu iii 4.18 . nicon arroet iarum duine etir asenath do anmchairdiu, Mon. Tall. 135.20 (§ 23) . arrōet Cāier Nēde hi mac dō fobīth nī rotecht mac cena, Corm. Y 698 ( Anecd. iv 58 ). ni urfaoma righ . . . hi rathaighes fruit `do not accept a king . . . as surety for you', Ériu xi 73 § 1 . ardafoem in carpat he, vi 135.51 . ar-us-fōet caill i.e. they have been buried in the wood, Fianaig. 10.z . is é in coimdid no-s-eraimend, PH 6146 . aurfoemaid in coimdiu chuci ina múinterus, IT i 170.7 . is dó sein arroét-som in n-ainm as Cothraige, Trip.² 202 . arroétatar . . . sacarbaicc, 1150 . arfoím C. . . . in n-imarchor o Fergus, LU 5650 ( TBC-I¹ 1173 ). corugud cach cuaille iar nuachtur ┐ lamcur doib conach urfaema in talam that the ground may not receive it (i.e. that it may not sink into the ground entirely(?). Of making a fence), Laws iv 112.12 . urfoem (urfaom v.l.) .i. fir[ḟ]aom, ut est ni aurfóemha (urfaomha v.l.) dana na cloen, O'Dav. 1610 cf. O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii, 145b): dana nis n-urfaoma o beguib na moruibh. aurfaomaidsi gnīma (a) fir, O'Mulc. 327 `let her accept the duties of a man', Ériu xii 216 . arróet Ísu barghin i n-a láim, PH 5048 . secip erfhoemus brothairne do t'étach whoever receives, 1429 . ní fúair mnái ronirḟáem (ronfirfaem v.l.), Metr. Dinds. iii 300.28 . conad do sil Meic Milead arroḟaetar (ro ḟeadadar, roedattar v.l.) mna, ZCP xiv 64.9 . arroet Ceallach gradha uasalepscoip C. received the order of bishop, AFM ii 984.2 .

(b) agrees to (a proposal), consents to: ? ol issed aroai[t] doib in inbaid sin comrag ar galaib aenfer, BB 495b 8 = ar ba head roimraided leó, Alex. 774 . mad ro urfaem in bidbaid apadh i faesam, Laws i 98.25 Comm. ben ara-fuim imurfhis do chind a ceile a woman who agrees to be unfaithful to her husband, Laws v 272.7 . aroét an ben on (don v.l.) Dagda acht nibad oman E. `would have yielded', Ériu xii 142.7 .

(c) accepts (ill-treatment), submits to: aroet maithe Ulad . . . tuitim im Chuscraid `it was the lot of the nobles of U. to fall around C.', Ériu viii 176 § 10 .

(d) permits, allows: arfoemad immurgu aithcomarc neich dond áos fuirbti `he would sometimes allow holy persons to consult him', Mon. Tall. 135.22 (§ 23) . is dlighedh urfaemus a toichedh, Laws i 90.22 Comm. taithbec ind uilc . . . nád eroim a ícc tria guidi, Ériu vii 162 § 5 .

? drichid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? drichid or dil.ie/18704
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v aband Life laei luaidim | dian-driche cach drai denseng, Lec. 547a36 = diandrice, BB 24b31 = diandriche, Leb. Gab.(i) 64 = dia ndrechi, LL 573 . Cf. also: treabsad modaid rig rochead | for tir ndomain diandrichead (: fichead), Lec. 569b41 = treabhsad mogaidh rig . . . dia ndricead, BB 41a33 ; a different version occurs in both MSS.: trebsat modaig rig rotecht | for dir domain diandrichet, Lec. 564a48 = for dir domain diandricead, BB 37a20 . Cf. driche, drichead a difference, a distinction, O'R. Poems , drigeam .i. coirdhealaigeam, P. O'C.

druí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. druí or dil.ie/18853
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Forms: druï, draí, dro, drúid, drái, druäd, druïd, dráid, drui, druïd, drui, druith, drúith, druïd, druid, draid, druíde, draíde, draigthe, drúide, druäd, druïdib, drudib, draídib, drúide, drúdi, draoi, draoithe, ndruadh, ndraoithe, druadha, draoithe, draí, drúad, druad, draoi, drúth, drúithib, Druith, druad, Druadh, Druaidh

n d, m. Orig. druï, and disyll. in early poetry, cf. SR 3849 , 3858 . See GOI 43 , ZCP xi 276 , O'Brien, Ériu xi 169 . Later draí. dro, Celt. Rev. iv 112.22 . drúid, IT i 129.31 (Eg.); Lat. Lives 9.1 ; PH 1728 , 1737 . v s. drái, PH 1811 . g s. druäd (druad). d s. druïd (druíd). don dráid , PH 2122 . dia drui , IT i 129.27 . a s. druïd (druíd). drui, IT i 129.17 . n du. da druith , Wb. 30c17 . in da drúith , Ériu iii 140.185 . n p. druïd (druíd). in druid , SR 8339 . draid, PH 7059 . Later druíde ( drúidi, TBC-LL¹ 4545 ), draíde. draigthe, Ériu iii 160 § 13 (B. of Fermoy). v p. drúide, TBC-LL¹ 596 . g p. druäd (druad). d p. druïdib (druídib). drudib, LU 3452 ( SCC § 23 ). draídib. a p. drúide; drúdi, LU 4026 ( SCC § 48 ). In later lang. draoi, pl. draoithe; the older forms, esp. gs. and gp., persist in poetry and are oft. used in juxtaposition with the later, apparently without difference of meaning: na ndruadh . . . na ndraoithe , Keat. Poems 798 , 800 ; druadha ┐ draoithe , O'Rah. xx 5 (1911) . draí m., IGT Decl. § 85 .

(a) In older lit. usually in techn. sense druid: Cathbad d.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1070 . Cathbadh caomhdhraoi, 5489 (St.). co ndigsed d'acallaim a druad d'iarfaigid fessa ┐ fástini de, 191 . drúidi ┐ fádi ┐ fissidi fer nErend, 4545 . geis don ríg labrad rena druidib, 4725 (cf. TBC-I¹ 2989 , MU² 235 ). Mainchenn druid do Brettnuib, IT iii 240.156 . breitemain ┐ druid (classed as `daernemed' persons), Laws v 90.20 , with gloss .i. doniat in feth fia no in [ḟ]aisdinecht, 27 . a druid fri Lóegaire tichtu Phatraic ní ceiltis, Hy. ii 21 . amail rusgellsad draide ┐ degfāidi, RC xiii 222.10 . rotecht druidhe ┐ tinchitlidi doairchaintis trena ndruidecht, Lat. Lives 2.4 . fri brichtu ban ┐ gobann ┐ druad, Hy. vii 54 ( Thes. ii 357 ). tri druid Dagda, Ériu vii 221.5 . draoi ré hiodhbarta do dhéanamh ┐ ré tuar maitheasa nó uilc don chrích, Keat. ii 5332 (in Christian times replaced by an `anmchara', 5345 ). Distinguished from `corrguinigh', RC xii 90 (the latter bewitched the bodily functions of the hostile warriors, the `druíd' induced natural phenomena). They appear among the damned on Doomsday, SR 8339 . Attrib. g s. and g p.: do thonach drúad-su thy druid's tunic, Trip.² 586 . gaeth druad , Lec. 28b6 ; Leb. Gab.(i) 256.4 . erbe druad, AU 560 (see 1 airbe). bandrúi druidess: Bais bandruadh (one of the `aés síde'), ZCP viii 104.23 . tri ferdruid ┐ tri bandrúid, TBC-LL¹ 2402 = di (leg. tri) drúid ┐ a teóra mná, TBC-I¹ 1767 (LU). bandrai ┐ bancumachtach mē, ZCP xii 252.14 .

(b) magician, wizard or diviner in general, oft. used of equivalent of the druid in non-Celtic peoples. In religious lit. d.¤ corresponds to Lat. magus: dogéna sáibfirtu . . . amal dondrigensat druid triitsom (of Antichrist), Wb. 26a20 . ticdis a ndrúide ┐ a n-óga coisecartha (of heathens), PH 335 . soebforcetul Simóin in druad, 1736 . drai Cruithnech, Lec. 31a7 . seisear demnach druadh (of Picts), Todd Nenn. 144 . da druith aegeptacdi, Wb. 30c17 , cf. SR 3849 . na druidhe egeptaca, Laws i 20.21 Comm. na dráide Indecdai (of the Magi), PH 2838 , cf. 6931 , 7050 . in rétla resna drūithibh | o hiart[h]ur domain, ZCP v 25 § 13 ; Ériu ii 198.20 ; TSh. 7683 . draide farsaide ` magicians of the Pharisees' (rather doctors, wise men ), PH 2256 . faidhis Cublay a draidhe uadha dia fhis in soinmigi no doinmhigi nobhiath dó, Marco P. 58 . Applied by heathens to Christian thaumaturgists: no démnigitís co mba drái Petar, PH 1738 . rocreit don dráid robris ar n-ídlu (of Bartholomew), 2122 . ? In cheville: derb druad, SR 6777 . In good sense: is e mo drai Crist mac De, Misc. Arch. Soc. i 6.2 . is é mo drái ní méra | mac Dé, SG 79.24 . draoi a charmer , Eg. Gl. 369 . guth na ndruagh the voice of the charmers, Psalms lviii 5 . Transf. of a wren (?): drúi donn, K. and H. 26 (for the wren's association with divination see dreän).

Somet. confused with drúth jester: tánic in drúth . . . i n-uch[t] in druad, ZCP iii 218 § 37 . Cf. Metr. Dinds. i 26.178 , where drúithib is coupled with furseoirib in some MSS.; ZCP iii 262.30 : a tri druid (drude, LU 10547 ) dēnmo glām ngēr (leg. druith ?); xiii 350 where gen. Druith Cosalaig, l 3 = in druad , 1.5 .

(c) In mod. lit. esp. poetry usually poet, learned man: primh-drūith ┐ primh-ollamh Connacht, AFM 1067 . Néidhe draoi, Keat. Poems 116 . grianán dáimhe is draoithe, 1483 ; cf. 757 . Ériu iv 56.62 , Content. xxv 6 , O'Rah. xx 5 , Hackett xix 26 .

As n.pr. m. g s. mic Druadh , ITS xv 45.18 = m. Druaidh [Druagh, v.l.], 22.30 . In n.loc.: bellum Ratho in druadh, AU 595 . ? tri Duib Druad, TBC-I¹ 3512 .

Compd. druaghfhile, 3 C 13, 597.14 . fo-ceird in druígoba[e] hUilc hAiche cóic cresa imdegla[e] fair 'the druid-smith' The Heroic Biography of Cormac mac Airt 121.56 .

techtaid

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Forms: techtad

v ā (cf. 3 techt)

I

a) has, possesses: cia techtid nach aile ni adchobraisiu ┐ ni techtaisiu, Ml. 56b31 . im ní nad techtai féin `about a thing that thou dost not possess,' 56b33 . inná tecta cumachte gl. an non habet potestatem ? Wb. 4c28 . conna techtat a siansu corai, Ml. 94c3 . ciped techtas nech, Wb. 12d41 . du cech sainredach ... techtas nech, Ml. 37a18 . a sainred techtas sech cách, 37b8 . dund rubrigach techtas nech `of the preeminent thing that each has,' 37b19 . airis inunn folud techtas fris in bocht, 61a8 . huare techtas anmain, 138c2 . inunn folud techtmae, 74d4 . innaní techte foirbthetith, Wb. 2c11 . inna noibe techtae `that they have,' Ml. 37b4 . dint sainriud inna noibe techtae, 37b16 . cia techtid `though he possess,' 56b30 . acht is ara techta, 122b7 . techtmae `that we should have,' 18d9 . techtaite `that they should have,' Sg. 21b8 . nad techtadsom dliged coimdemnachtae, Ml. 17b6 . amal nís tectitis `as if they had them not,' Wb. 10b5 . ar nis rothechtusa adi (i.e. delictorum meorum), Ml. 44b10 . ind neirt rothecht, 37b27 . is forcell ... rothecht `it is a testimony ... that he had,' 44c10 . óre rotectsat ní de riam (spiritual grace), Wb. 1a9 . rotechtsat gl. habuere, Ml. 84c10 . notechtubsa gl. me habitaturum, 59b3 . manod-techtaid désheirc `if ye have charity,' Fél. Ep. 389 . co ro-techta do mebair a créda know by heart, PH 4178 . is derb na techtand fochraicc | inti na techtann naire, Ériu v 26.3 - 4 . techtsat tria gaire a ngarmann `they gained their titles,' Metr. Dinds. iii 198.14 . no thecht aichnid ó Mac Dé, SG 235.36 . treidhe gobhann ... | nír thecht gobha re Ghoibhneand no smith possessed the qualifications of a smith, Celt. Rev. x 346.z . rothecht mhnaoi a dhingbāla who had a wife, Fl. Earls 222.8 . do theacht (sic leg.) eangnamh iocht is urghné, Ó Bruad. iii 210.

Occasionally also with prep.: tri hanmunda ro-thecht fair (Abraham), PH 5681 . rotecht ceithir anmand fair, Lat. Lives 20.4 . dulli ... étach is mou no-thechtad immbe (John the Baptist), PH 873 . ni ro-techta occut feirg thou shalt not harbour anger, 4094 . is aen athair techtmait-ne uli ocaind, 6004 .

(b) Gramm. has, possesses (meaning, case, sound, etc., of words, letters, etc.): cosnaib ilchiallaib techtas, Ml. 37a10 . is hé asrubartmar techtas i nebrae `what we have said is the proper meaning (?) in the Hebrew' gl. secundum hunc sensum in Ebreo quoque, 54a32 . uirtutibus rothecht digaimm, Sg. 7b16 . huare nád techtat (sic leg.) tinfeth, 10a8 . 214a5 . cisi aimser derb thechtas, 26a6 . ní techta sain intshliucht and feissin `it has no special sense in itself,' 50a2 . is airi ní techtat togarthid, 138a4 . o oin inna nilchial techtas, 154a1 . ni techtat arim, 161a2 . cenmitha innahí thechtaite .u. no .i. ante .n., 179b2 . techtid cosmilius fri cechtar de, 188b5 . ba uisse ce notectad ilgotha fri inchosc in mrechtraid sin, 197a11 . ni techtat sens iarna netarscarad, 202b2 . sens aidbligthe thechtas, 221b3 . cid arna techta in psalmsa titul, Hib. Min. 365.

(c) In Laws possesses legally, has a legal claim on, is entitled to: no nachae aenar nacha techta `or one alone may have an interest in him,' Laws i 260.8 . amuil dligit .i. techtait, ii 286.21 Comm. in ti do beir na techta seilb `he who gives property which is not lawfully his,' iv 32.18 . ni techtat ba acht comperta, ii 404.14 . ni techta cond na ceill fo-mic `there is no possession of sense legally in a minor,' v 510.4 . In the following exx. meaning somewhat different but not clear (translated `legalizes'): athgabail huine, acht ni ima thormaig cubus ... ni techtat for dail distraints of one day, except those increased according to conscience ... these do not become valid as a result of judgment (?), Laws i 144.22 , .i. noca techtai[g]ther ni doib for dail, 146.10 Comm. ni ro techtsad anta na dithmanda acht dithim n-aoine nama `they (the Feini) did not legalize,' i 262.y . adh na techta tuinge .i. dligedh na techtand tuindi in feraind do som `does not legalize possession ... does not justify possession,' iv 4.17 , 21 (Text and Comm.).

II

(a) contains, holds: deichmares ... | techtas co derb caterua, SR 768 . acht in rothecht ind oenbarcc except what was contained in the one ship (the ark), 2536 .

(b) has dominion over, rules over: cia no techtaind-se éimh ... firu in talman andes, TTr.² 105 . ní techt Ēriu oll | is fēliu nā is fearr, BColm. 34.4 . nae mbliadhna trichat rothecht | Eire ┐ Alba a naonfhecht, ZCP xi 44 § 48.

(c) overcomes, takes hold of (of sin, age, etc.): ram techtatar (mo sir-peccaid), Ir. Lit. 6.4 . co romteacht áes is críne till age and decay laid hold of me, Ériu iv 160.20 . ros techt a menma 'their spirits oppressed them', SR (Greene) 3453 .​​

Various: ? cid im-a r-thechtais fri namait in chineda doena `why has thou associated with,' PH 2214 (see Gloss.). ? mor ndegfear ndana rotecta | and i mbuaili mbodba, BB 432a36 . techtfaidh cach conghal fris raí fingal laís forith cloc techtfaidh rígh, 266b59 . saerfaid lithrain techtfaidh cath, 62 .

Vn. techtad.