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1 abra

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Forms: abrat, abra, abrait, abraid, abrait, abrat, abhra, fabhradha, abhra, abrachtaib

n nt, m. Later frequ. with inorganic f- (see also fabra). n s. abrat (leg. abra? Or for abrait?), Laws v 250.4 . a s. abraid, LL 208a16 . n p. abrait deirg, LU 7763 . g p. abrat, ZCP vii 299.17 . Later as vocalic stem (also with pl. forms in -dh-) g s. an abhra mhoill, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 404.9 . n p. fabhradha, Keat. ii 3636 . g p. abhra, DDána 99.30 . Note d p. abrachtaib gl. palpebris, Gild. Lor. 120 .

Orig. perh. eyelash(es) which seems to be the usual meaning in compounds, but eyelid suits a number of exx. The meanings cannot always be sharply distinguished, and the follg. classification is to some extent arbitrary.

(a) eyelash(es): palpebra .i. fabhra, Ir. Gl. 79 . ? aere mor aah bruit, IT iii 91 § 126 ( BB 293a11 ). a mailghi ┐ a abraid, 186.15 . abrait duib daín, LU 4515 . (cf. abhraid .i. fabhradha. a.¤ dhubhdhaimh .i. fabhradha amail daol, O'Cl.). iter clethchor ndub ndóelabrat, 7386 . abrait fo daildath, IT i 80.16 . an dara ha.¤ dubh, aroile fionn. TBC-LL¹ 5551 (Stowe). ma robenad a.¤ uachtair a sul do duine, Laws iii 352.11 Comm. da ḟabra dubha, Ériu iii 152 § 5 . With mong: abra dubmall nach daor mong, IGT Decl. ex. 521 . Cf. lia sgor an mhongabhraigh mhóir, DDána 106.5 . Fig. cróib dind abaill a hEmain / . . ./ gésci findarggait fora / abrait glano co mbláthaib, Imr. Brain 3 . láimh re habhradhaibh Eoraipe `hard by the fringes of Europe's shore' Ó Bruad. iii 70 x .

(b) eyelid: abrait fri nem (i.e. in prayer?), Ériu ii 64 § 4 . sruth serb saile i sūilib saigh, / aslocha fraigh n-abrat n-ūar, ZCP vii 299.17 . im fabra mil moir do chobraind, Laws i 124.7 . Cf. 250.4 . deor tromthoirsi co ti tar a.¤ ar n-aighti-ni, ACL iii 234.18 . fabra uachtarach a súl, O'Gr. Cat. 77.38 . cladmailgi . . . forbrit tar a fabradaib, MR 186.3 . eadrom is eatoil ghlana / muna n-iadhoinn m'aphradha, Studies 1920, 263.10 . In phrases corresponding to Engl. in the twinkling of an eye: feadh an abhra d'osgoladh, DDána 21a.2 . re turnamh an abhra, Ó Héodhusa 28.19 . ar feadh iadhaidh m'fhabhra even for a brief moment, DDána 32.12 .

In n.pr.: Fand . . . ingen Áeda Abrat .i. áed tene is hé tene na súla in mac imlesen, LU 3375 ( SCC 17 ).

In composition abrat-, later also abra-. ¤-chaín having fair eye-lashes: o ri Erend abradchain, BB 274a33 . Ailill abratchaen, Rawl. 83a36 . ¤-donn: an tóg abhradonn (: agam), TD 1.26 . fad ghruaidh abhradhuinn (: Conuill), 2.36 . ¤-dub: mar ráith gCuinn abhradhduibh fhinn (: charmhoguill), DDána 119.2 . ¤-gorm: ar int aithech abratgorm, Rawl. 87a45 . da óclach aigḟinna abratgorma, TBC-LL¹ 4346 . ¤-mall: crann céasda an óig abhramhoill, DDána 54.24 . ¤-rúad: C. abratruad of the red eye-lashes Rawl. 83a44 = C. Abhrad-rúadh .i. rosc rúadh co mailgibh rúadha ro thecht, nam brai mala dicitur , Cóir Anm. 190 . U. abradruad, RC xxiv 274 § 7 .

See abratchor.

1 airer

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Forms: oirear

n o, [n.] Later m. See LEIA oirear m. IGT Decl. § 11 .

(a) coast, shore: gabsad . . . la ha.¤ nÉrenn atúaid, BDD² 253 . i n-airiur Breg comarda Étuir forsind farrci, LU 6886 (BDD). tonna saile sétaighfit / frisna hairera ardda, SR 8058 . ro hṡeolsad re hoirer na hinnsi amuigh, KMMisc. 315.4 . na gaibed i n-airiur do aireraib Herenn, RC xiv 408.3 . sech airera na Troe, LL 222a2 ( TTr. 349 ). as ann rogabsat airear, occ Dun na mBarc, Leb. Gab.(i) 10.29 . a.¤ na trága, Metr. Dinds. iii 212.3 . mag os a.¤ in átha at the brink of the ford, MR 174.10 . crecha airir Siúiri `the region bordering on the Suir', AFM vi 2078.8 . airear .i. cuan, O'Cl.

(b) border region: ond airiur as torgaib grian, SR 2677 . bid ferda firfitir fuidb / i n-airiur ingine buidb, TBC-LL¹ 537 . `ind' ainm gach oirir no gach imil, BNnÉ 235 § 156 . conidam túalaing a.¤ críchi d'imditin fri ecrata echtrand, LU 10294 . i n-airiur Eórpa, LL 239a11 ( TTr. 1644 ). neamh an t-oirear as dú dhamh, DDána 3.7 . do chor cuarta na n-oirer i n-imechtair an longpuirt `to scour the districts in the neighbourhood of the camp', AFM vi 2160.10 . a chnuic thoir . . . fuath dot oirear im inntinn, DDána 64.1 .

In n.loc. i mBrethnaibh ┐ i n-Airiur Gaoidhiol Argyle, TFrag. 14.11 . See also Hog. Onom.

Compds. ¤-doimnech: na h-Eirne oirear doimhnighe oileanaighe `deep harboured', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 177.29 . ¤-glan: co sruth n-oirerglan nuasalcaem . . . nEortanan, BB 244a39 . ragmaít assin airerphurt itaam, LL 220a28 ( TTr. 223 ).

anís

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(1 ís) adv. stressed on second syll.

(a) (from) below, beneath (`of locative relation to a definite object', GOI § 483 ): ra hadnad in tene anís ┐ anúas issin tech, MU² 872 . isin da clar fiacail anuas . . . isin da clar fiacail anis, Laws v 354.9 Comm. in t-uisce síos ina ráin / in sáile aníos immasech, SG 366.22 .

The relation is usually particularized by means of a preposition, most frequently FO: tech talman foí anís, MU² 809 . comtar foderci renna nimi fon fraigid immach anis, LU 8374 ( FB 25 ) = aníos, ZCP iv 157.28 . foib anís under them, TBFr. 25 . uaim fon carraic sin anís, LB 157b57 . With other prepp.: brechtān aníss ┐ anúass dó below it and on top of it, BColm. 84.7 . in srait fil frisin crois indnis, 18.30 .

(b) With verbs of motion up from below: tāinic . . . asin usci innís, BColm. 18.1 . co tanic . . . anís, IT i 39.21 . mar éirgheas . . . aníos, TSh. 7604 . With do-beir: SenGarman dobert a.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 252.1 . aca breith sis . . . aca tabairt anis when being pulled up (a boat), Laws iii 210.22 Comm. na co tuca nech díb hí a.¤ (of pulling out a tree-trunk lodged in the ground), TBC-LL¹ 752 .

(c) in phrase techt aníos, livelihood (?): crēd hé in techt aníos mur an gcédna, Celtica i 215.202 .

4 bach

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n expld. as brine: `b.' sáile ṡerbh, Metr. Gl. 21 § 70.

2 bairnech

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Forms: báirnech

n o, m. (bairenn). Later báirnech. limpet, limpets: ata . . . bairrneach for carraig inte `limpets', Todd Nenn. 118.12 . fear casgairt báirneach le h-aircinn ` barnacles ', Tribes of Irel. 60.12 . tá cnuastar ar tráigh 'guinn ná luascann an sáile, / ruacain is báirnigh is duileasc, O'Rah. 174.24. See Dinneen .

blinn, blind

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Forms: blim, blinn

n expld. as dead person's spittle: blind .i. saile mairb, unde dicitur: bās mblindach, Corm. Y 136. blind .i. saile , O'Dav. 337. blinn .i. seile dhuine mhairbh, O'Cl. blim (? leg. blinn) sili, Metr. Gl. 34 § 26.

blinnach

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adj [o, ā] (blinn): blind .i. saile mairb unde dicitur bás [m]b.¤ (`a frothing death', Corm. Tr. 21 ), Corm. 7.

brogaid

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Forms: mrogaid, mbrog(aid), brogfaiter, brogad

v mid. Ir. form of mrogaid. ipv. 2 p. mbrog(aid) (glossed ceimnighidh sibhsi, note 2), Leb. Gab.(i) 254.5 . IGT Verbs § 115. Trans. cultivates (?) ; extends, increases ; magnifies : brogfaiter ( brogfaitir, LL 24838 ) cricha i rroilbi `districts will be extended into uplands', RC xxvi 44 § 227. firt fuil ferna in gach moigh, / broghais criocha hi ccén `the exterior territories were enriched' (it (blood) made fertile . . .), AFM i 174.18 . ? firfid cath mór Midi. Brogfaid Cnámcailli, ZCP xii 238 § 64. sall boc[c] brainech / brogas scuir `that increases studs', MacCongl. 79.25 . scarass Murchadh ra midlaigh, / brogais a triuna i ttalmuin, TFrag. 42.2 = mrogais trénu, RC xxiv 54 § 14. robrog a gairm in glan-chaill `his name has exalted . . .', Metr. Dinds. iv 24.14 . atbath ben, / broguss bladh, Leb. Gab.(i) 260.20 . presses forward, expels; with refl. pron. proceeds: robrog . . . F. in nE. o thír dar muir i nAlbain `expelled E.', ZCP ii 134 § 1. Fig. gāifi for gnūis cáich gusmbrogad of all toward whom it (a satire) was made move (?), ACL iii 297 § 50 ( Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 99 § 50 ). nos brogat dó iarum i nUachtur F., LL 13527 `they go forward . . . into U.', RC viii 60. 21 .

Intrans. increases, extends, proceeds, advances, goes or presses forward (lit. and fig.): proghfuith crich a roilbe, RC xxvi 44 note 16 . b.¤ co boin `(the penalty) advances to a cow', Bretha 23 . broig-siu, Anecd. i 73.6 (ICM). ? nī nessa broghais dot bais indass dia bais na cēile, ZCP viii 103.23 . arindī rombrogsat roime-sium isindara leth in lestair, Corm. Y 1059 (92.5) = rombrochsat, Corm. Bodl. 34.4 . robroccsat, Corm. 37.1 `they pressed (?) before him', Corm. Tr. 136. robrog E. . . . / co riacht B. `E. . . . pressed on', Metr. Dinds. iii 450.15 . brogsat sech Affraic (glossed: do cheimnighset tar an A.), Leb. Gab.(i) 280. 12 . brogsad (lodsat, v.l.) iarsin for sáile `they put out to sea', Ériu iv 136.29 . brogais hisin flaith iarsain / B. proceeded to the sovereignty, Rawl. 84b43 . ro broghsat na bruige borrfadha ainbisigh `became productive', MR 100.14 .

Legal establishes, proves, confirms, justifies : tocombachtaib sealb saerteallaigh; modaigh mairc mbrugsaite ( .i. is tre gnimrad a nech firenaigthir doibsium he, 7 Comm. ) `it (possession of land) is secured to them by the work of their horses', Laws iv 2.2 , O'Dav. 303 (= mrogsaite, `who extended', Celtica vi 221 ). muniu broga nechtar n-aei ( .i. muna firenaigter nechtarde dibh imdenam for a cheile, 328.34 Comm. ) `if neither of them establish his right', Laws v 320.z.

Vn. brogad.

crontsaile

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Forms: croindtille

n (? + 1 saile ) phlegm, spittle : c.¤ .i. grant-saile .i. saile līath, Corm. Y 288 . crontṡaile .i. saile líath nó glas, Cóir Anm. 129 . crointseile .i. graintseile .i. seile liath, O'Cl. croindtille gl. phlegma, Ir. Gl. 844 . iar comruc ind crontsale frisind laim `spittle', Mon. Tall. 142.16 . fúal ┐ croindtille ┐ otrach, De Contemptu 283 . croindtilli ┐ selgur na nIdhal, Smaointe B. Chr. 4376 . fear aile ag cur croinn-sheileadh (croinntillid, v.l.) aire, 3590 . ag tealgad graintseligh . . . ina aighidh fair, AFM i 336.9 . crainntṡeileadh = suppuratio, 23 K 42, 86.2 . ? croinntile .i. tiughbainne, ut est cainnle, crontile ina berrad bí `thick milk for shaving him . . .', O'Dav. 571 .

danar

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Forms: danair, danair, danar, danaraib, danaru, danara, danair, danḟer,, danḟir, dainḟir, danair, danar, Danair, danar, danair, danar, danaraib, danaraib, danair, danar, danair

n o,m. g s. danair. n p. danair. g p. danar (danair LL 192 a 23 (:samain); Cog. 152. 1 ; Acall. 5655 ). d p. danaraib. a p. danaru ( LL 183 a 26 ; TFrag. 132. 20 ), danara; danair ( TFrag. 132. 15 ). Often wrongly associated with fer and written danḟer, pl. danḟir, dainḟir (e.g. TFrag. 158. 6 ; Keat. iii 2455 , 2932 ; Coneys). The pl. danair renders Norse danir `Danes'; the sg. danar is modelled on the o-stems.

I A Dane, a man from Denmark, a dubgall or `dark foreigner' as opposed to a findgall or lochlannach `a Norwegian'; also dub-danar under the influence of dub-gall and dub-geinnti; but find-danar does not occur. The pl. Danair is never used for `Denmark ' (cf. Danmairg). Other synon. danmarcach (anmarcach), daunites (aunites). —In the Annals of Ulster, which offer only three instances, danar appears for the first time under the year 985; then it appears once in the SR and in various early Mid.-Ir. texts from the LL and YBL. In all probability the name became fixed about the middle of the 10th century; it is later than the synonymous dubgall and dubgeinnti (first occurrence AU A.D. 850 ).— na danair do thuidecht i nairer Dáil Riatai...I Coluim Cille do arcain do danaraibh, AU A.D. 985 . AFM ii 718. 14 , 17 . lasna danaraib, AFM ii 718. 6 . ár mór forsna danaraib rooirg I, AU A.D.986 . AFM ii 720.3 . Danair = Daunites: dream díbh asedh adberdís conid lochlannaig dá ffurtacht sam dream oile conid daunites .i. danair, TFrag. 116. 5 . isin aimsir si tangattur aunites .i. na dainḟir, ib. 158. 6 . Danair = Dublochlannaig: do ghabháil bharántais Dainḟear nó Dubhlochlonnach, Keat. 2932 . Danair opp. Lochlannaig, Normainnig: lochlanduigh danair normainigh ┐ frangcaigh, MacFirb. 423 k . r oforuaislig long na ndanar long na lochlannach ┐ marbaid na danair lucht loinge na lochlannach. lengait a naoinḟeacht uile na danair i ccenn na lochlannach...tugsat na danair longa na lochlannach leo go port. ragabsat tra na danair arsain mná...na lochlannach, TFrag. 116. 13 . rathionolsat dá thoísech loingsi na lochlonn slóigh móra a naighidh na ndanar, ib. 118. 1 f.b. eidir danaru ┐ lochlannaigh, ib. 120. 5 . etir dhanaru ┐ ghaoidealu, ib. 132. 20 . táinig Zain leithrí na lochlann dingrim na ndanar, ib. 122. 5 . tiaghaid na danair for longphort na lochlann, ib. 122. 15 . tainic Cerbhall reiṁe dionnsoighidh na lochlann go slógh mór danar ┐ gaoidheal, ib. 132. 1 . echtarchinedaigh....i. lochlannaigh ┐ danair do inredh na hErenn, ib. 226. 7 . is risna danaraibh doronsad na gaoidhil sin uair ba lug[ha] ba caraid dóibh iad ionáid na lochlonnaigh, ib. 234. 14 . as cian na rosaighsiod danair ná lochlannaigh orra, ib. 230. 13 . dergár na ndanar ┐ na lochlannach, ib. 232. 11 . Further examples from TFrag. : n pl. danair, 116. 11 , 16 ; 120. 1 , 6 ; 122. 12 , 27 ; 124. 8 , 10 ; 130. 10 , 20 ; 132. 10 ; 172. 10 . g pl. danar, 118. 1 ; 122. 7 , 27 ; 228. 6 , 12 ; 230. 20 . d pl. dona danaraib , 122. 8 , 22 ; 130. 23 . forsna danaraib , 120. 6 . risna d., 122. 14 ; 234. 8 . umna d., 124. 7 . a pl. danair 132. 15 . dochraiti mór fa feraibh hÉrenn ó lochlannchaib ┐ ó danaraibh dulgib dúrchridechaib, LL 309 a 3 (cf. Cog. 2. 3 ). mór dimned raḟulṅgetar fir hErenn ó lochlanchaib ┐ o danaraib, ib. 309 a 11 ( Cog. 222. 5 ). míle láoch do dhubhdhanaroibh dána a thousand bold black Danes ALC i 4. 17 . conadh .vi. catha coṁmóra coiṁlíon na ndanar (sic leg.), ib. 6. 4 . loṅgas...hic saigid for cach gním ṅgarg | danair a tírib Danmarg, SR 2380 . Brian...ba galar garg ort la droṅg ṅdanar ṅDanmarg, LL 133 a 1 f.b. dofaeth Brian mac Ceindeittigh...a bas hi ccath na ndanar, Anecd. ii 21. 1 f.b. da bliadain damsa iarsin i rigi for danaraib in kingship over Danes (or vikings) RC xxiv 414. 1 f.b. (YBL; the anachronism is noteworthy). cath for danaru i nDaire Chalggaig Danes or foreigners LL 183 a 26 (list of battles). biaid orra nert danar ind the power of the Danes (or the vikings) shall be over them for it Fen. 220. 21 . is iad aicme táinig ann an tráth soin .i. dainḟir ón Dánia .i. Denmarke , Keat. iii 2455 . —Ambiguous: co dún danair Dublinde, Acall. 5655 . danair Puirt Lairge, Ériu i 78 § 2 .

II A viking in general; syn. 1 Gall. rotincell senCiaran in scél cétna .i. danair fo thrí do gabáil Érenn, Cog. 10. 19 . ragell dÉrinn co fa thrí dáma danar dubloṅgsi, LL 309 b 8 ( Cog. 225 a 4 f.b. ). isin phurt ua dóigh dḟaghail a longaibh do danaruibh (says Enna to Conall Gulban; the anachronism is to be noted) by the vikings (or Danes) Fen. 404. 2 . táisig loingsi ┐ inarbthaig ┐ danair iarthair Eorpa uli in dias sin (sc. Brodor and Amlaib, sons of the king of Norway) the chiefs of the vikings of all the west of Europe Cog. 52. 1 = goill iarthair Eorpa, AFM ii 772. 9 (dealing with the same event). drong na ndanar do scaipeadh thar sáile (of Brian Boruṁa) ITS iii 164 l. 64 .

III A stranger within a territory, a foreigner in general; sometimes Synon. with deórad. duine eisidhe (sc. Owny O'More).... dobhen urlaṁas a atharda a los a láṁa a dornaibh danar ┐ deóradh, AFM vi 2178. 19(A.D. 1600) . an fer rob ḟerr oinech ┐ bá mó cendairrc ┐ cointinn re galloib ┐ re danaraibh ima duthaid with the English and all foreigners ALC i 489. 26 . ní tháinic ó Brian Boruṁa anuas fer is mó dodhíthaig do danuraibh anás, AU ii 554. 6 (A.D. 1375 ; of Donnchadh Caemanach Mac Murchadha). corp in danair nar bu diu. maraid fon charn adcísiu (of Noah's son Bith who died at Sliab Betha soon after his arrival in Ireland, cf. RC xvi 154 sq. ) BB 397 b 37 ; ib. 1 . 26 , he is called deorad: atchiu lecht deorad du céin. Here also LL 137 b 27 : Lifi ben Deltbunni...mac side Druchta in danair, cf. Dinds. 12 .

IV Often, like gall, applied to Englishmen : ticfa graifnech Cruachna díth danar co dédla the bold destroyer of the English Fen. 280. 14 (probably referring to Turlough, son of Aedh O'Connor, who died A.D. 1244). dícerthar na danair the Englishmen will be expelled, ib. 282. 23 . díth ar danaraib, ib. 374. 17 . gur thuit Brían Binne hAbhaidh a gcath Dhúin re danaruibh so that B. fell by the English Miscell. Celt. Soc. 156 l. 126 (of Brian O'Néill, †1260; cf. Ann. of Clonmacnoise A.D. 1260: Hugh O'Connor went to assist Brian against the English). attcuas immorro do dhanaraibh Duibhlinne adhbhchlos ┐ erdhercas an ṁic sin, Hugh Roe 2. 3 f.b.

V In depreciatory sense a cruel and ferocious foreigner or barbarian, a robber, pirate, bandit ; often connected with allmarach, díbergach, indarbthach; synon. 2 anmargach. It is probable but not certain that this sense arose on Irish ground, although a similar development of meaning has taken place also in Old Norse Brjótr berg-dana `the oppressor of the giants' (the rísir) occurs in the Snorris Edda (i 882. 2 ; Hýmiskviða 17) as an epitheton of Thórr, and Snorris Edda i 298. 2 , flóðrifs Danir applies to the rísir. fer díthláithrigh danar ┐ díbhergach ┐ innarptha allmurach ┐ echtair-chineoil a hÉrinn the extirpator of bandits and marauders ALC i 582. 20(A.D. 1316). torchair .xc. danar dibergach sacsanach ┐ lochlannach aroen friu, Cog. 206. 13 . fiche cét danar dian dolig dibercach durcraideach do anmargachaib, ib. 152. 4 . ní baí danar no díbergach don fichit cét sin can lúrig, ib. 152. 7 . Here perhaps Metr. Dinds. ii 46. 16 : Dairbre mac Ligmuine irlaime im debaid danair readiest in savage conflict (Gwynn).

MOD. danar, g s. and n pl. danair, a Dane, any stranger or cruel foreigner P. O'C.

dorbsháile

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ind (1 dobur (q.v.) + sáile ): serbi oltás dorbsháile muride than the turbid salt sea, Alex. 658 .

1 dul

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Forms: daul, doul, dol, dula, dola, dol, dula, dola, dula, dola, dulta, dolta, dul, dol, dula, dola

vn. of 1 téit. daul, Mon. Tall. 136.2 , 146.17 . doul, TFerbe 14 Eg. ( IT iii 549 ). dol (freq.). g s. dula, Wb. 5b29 . dola, Keat. iii 1966 . dol (ar omun d.¤ ), ACL iii 233.4 (nom. for gen.). In later lang. also dula, dola: a s. dula, SR 1395 , 2393 , 6088 ( dúla, 3505 ); TBC-I¹ 1487 , 2416 , 2425 , 2474 ; TBC-LL¹ 4127 ; PH 446 , 2527 , etc.; dola, LL 7317 ; Ériu ii 178.25 . g s. dulta, TSh. 6975 ; Eochairsg. 4.32 . dolta, TSh. 866 . dul dol m., IGT Decl. § 95 . dula dola m., § 2 . Verbs § 8 .

Going, to go , of motion in general; in O.Ir. used beside 1 techt as vn. of 1 téit; in later lang. replaces 1 techt, which gradually comes to mean coming (cf. SR 6119 : im dul r[e]ut . . . no thecht ar cúl dorise).

I In O.Ir. with obj. gen., representing trans. use of 1 téit: do dul martre to go to martyrdom, Wb. 4b21 . Cf. 26d8 . do dul báis, 16a3 . Cf. also: gan bas do dul, Lec. 346b31 . ré fer ná ré mnái dá dhul | ní gabtar int aracul against man or woman that seeks to enter it the retreat is never closed, SG 245 .

II Later always intrans. with subj. gen. or more oft. with DO of agent.

(a) In lit. sense: rop ḟerr léo dola lé andas airisem, LL 221b32 ( TTr. 334 ). tri d.¤ isna lucu arda going into high places, Ml. 23d23 . d.¤ for sét, Hy. i Pref . ( Thes. ii 299 ). d.¤ for insib mara, ib. d.¤ dar muir, Hy. ii 8 Comm. ( Thes. ii 310 ). d.¤ ar astar to go on a journey, BS 106 . ar ndol tar sáile , 30 . oc dula do chath, Ériu ii 130 . im dula isin comruc, TBC-I¹ 2146 . d.¤ i céin, SR 6186 . d.¤ i nEgept, 3796 . ba ferr lim dola i n-a dail | indas a ndail mná baithe I had rather go to meet it, IT iii 16 . ic d.¤ ar a ech mounting his horse (riding ?), Cog. 144 . d.¤ for ar múraibh to scale our ramparts, CCath. 1678 . With subj. gen.: far nd.¤ co nem, SR 1095 (= d.¤ dúib for neam, MacCarthy 48 ). ba n-espa do chach d.¤ int slógaid the setting out of the foray, TBC-I¹ 164 (on the foray ?). atbert G. a ndola na teachta ar cenn milead that the ambassadors should go for soldiers, Todd Nenn. 84 . dislocatio .i. d.¤ baild as a ionadh, 3 C 19, 46rb25 . ar nd.¤ gilla ar chúiltib clúim, IGT Decl. ex. 688 .

(b) With extension of meaning act of proceeding, setting about (doing something), entering (on a state), and in various fig. senses: d.¤ dochumm na bethad suthaine, PH 7296 . d.¤ i mbás, 402 ; Laws v 296.16 . d.¤ for cel to die, SR 2095 . do daul do ēcaib, Mon. Tall. 146 . ic dol fria bás, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10 n. Isu Crist . . . do dh.¤ for recht n-imdibe, PH 5641 . in fer leginn do d.¤ a n-espucoidecht, Laws i 58 Comm. d.¤ isan Eagluis to enter the Church (take orders), Donlevy 336 . senoir aesta ac d.¤ i n-aibid oifrinn donning , Grail 3395 . d.¤ a ndealbaib con, RC xxiv 174 . go d.¤ don fíon fa berbadh till the wine begins to boil, 24 P 32, 177.15 . bágaim mo d.¤ dia labrad I proclaim that I am going to speak of them, Metr. Dinds. iii 330 . Of things: crich do d.¤ for in forbann rechtaide, PH 3450 . go feadh an dísle do dh.¤ till the time of the dice going, i.e. till the game begins (?), KMMisc. 246 . In impers. constr.: na mnā bīos torrach ag dol chum an earraigh when spring is drawing on, 23 K 42, 31.17 . In Laws act of going as pledge, forfeit, etc.: d.¤ risin ní ro cotaimsiged to go security for the thing which was fixed, iv 34 Comm. (cf. dul fri cath to go security for battle, Triads 235 ). gach cin dogni duine . . . is a dh.¤ féin inn mana bé éiric oca he himself goes for it (i.e. becomes forfeit?), Laws iv 250 Comm. is a nd.¤ a fiachuibh in fechemun (the animals) shall go to liquidate the debt, ii 4.7 Comm. , cf. 9 . in mór do d.¤ ar in mbec that the much should go (to pay) for the little, SG 401 . d.¤ ar ríg to go security for a king, Triads 235 .

(c) In combination with prepp. or advbs. in a variety of idioms: With AR: ar ndol aige ar a dtreabhaibh | do roinn Brian ar Gaoidhealaibh when he got hold of their dwellings, Content. v 74 . With abstr. noun: d.¤ ar neifní vanishing , O'Gr. Cat. 254 . ic dola ar dible ┐ ar dásacht, MR 200 .

With AS going out, exit: ma d.¤ asin (sic leg.) drochcolaind, ACL iii 240 § 38 . go maireann drithle gan d.¤ as without being extinguished, O'Gr. Cat. 473 . Escaping: Niall do d.¤ ass a niort a gaisccidh, AFM iii 452 . gur fíu sibh d.¤ as ó na neithibh-si uile atá chum teachda, Luke xxi 36 . Dying: nochar gabh céile mur Cathal | Eire ar ndol a athar as, KMMisc. 170 . See (d) below.

With CO cohabiting: d.¤ co fer, Lism. L. 1338 ; O'Dav. 746 . in daer, masa bean saer fuil aice, ata eneclann do a n[d]ul cuici is entitled to honour-price for another's cohabiting with her, Laws v 514 Comm. Bennán . . . romarb Ibel mac M. i nd.¤ co a mnai, SG ii 480 .

With DE: ced an chuirp . . . fuair an t-eslan gan dol de | ó coimhthional na cille the sick man got permission (to touch the saint's) body without any reservation (revoke?), BNnÉ 277 . Diocletian . . . is Maximen . . . cia rostairned ria nd.¤ de though they were abased ere they went hence (i.e. died?), Lec. 47b49 . ag sin do chruth ar ndol díot you have lost your beauty, Dánta Gr. 11.12 .

With DO: buiden do bochtaibh | ag dol do ghorta gan biadh, BNnÉ 149 . gé atú ar ndol do ghorta overcome with hunger, Duan. F. i 86 (in these exx. possibly do = de, with dul = to die, perish , see below). mo náire a dhol dod dhíoghbháil that it should harm thee, Dánta Gr. 39.20 .

With FO: dol fona grádaib coiserctha to take holy orders, RC xii 324 . d.¤ fo gradaib, Hy. ii Pref . d.¤ fo graid n-ep[s]coip, Mon. Tall. 134 . d.¤ fo láim n-epscoip to be confirmed (?), Ériu i 218 . d.¤ fāi na grēine sunset , Ir. Astr. Tr. 4 . fuinedh, d.¤ faoi, Eg. Gl. 319 . Attacking, falling on: ac faicsin di in mic thíre ac dulu (leg. -a?) fó na caerib, SG 391 . d.¤ fúinne nír bhfheirde a chiall | go raibhe a fhios ag Uilliam | nách díghealuinn m'fhíoch nó m'fholc, 3 C 13, 802.11 .

With FRI turning to, taking up (an occupation, etc.): truag . . . do dol re dán alas that thou tookest to the bardic art, O'Gr. Cat. 361 . go raibh mórán diobh ag dul re díomhaoinios, PCT 1145 . ? cred nach n-aithninn a chúl cas | do dhul re[a] mhaicne do mheas, Rel. Celt. ii 242 .

With I N- act of entering on (a state); tending to, becoming (esp. folld. by an abstr.): dol a tuarustul to enter military service (take pay), Cog. 50 . do d.¤ i seilbh chóroine na Sacsan, Keat. iii 5385 . an creideamh do dh.¤ i mbáthadh, 5492 . in doman do dh.¤ a ṅdíth air, PH 7583 . nirb' ail les a subaltaidhe d'foillsiughadh . . . d'ecla a nd.¤ a nglóir dimhain dó lest they should lead him to vainglory, BCC § 395 . dón droing bís ag d.¤ a n-esláinti, O'Gr. Cat. 200 . do d.¤ a n-eitice to fall into consumption, 270 . d.¤ a gcnaoi (id.), 3 C 19, 18ra23 . da raibh . . . in t-inad ar nd.¤ a ufistula if the spot has become ulcerated; 115vb13 . ag d.¤ a ttirma becoming dry, 90va13 . ag d.¤ a ngiri getting shorter , Ir. Astr. Tr. 86 . Rarely folld. by pl.: bai an t-iarla . . . acc dol i ndaoinibh diaidh i ndiaidh gaining more and more people (adherents), AFM vi 2082 .

With Ó act of escaping from: muna caemnacar d.¤ uad cin a marbu, Laws v 148 Comm. ní bhfuil d.¤ agam ó'n éag, Oss. vi 56 . ó nach bhféadaim d.¤ ón mbás, Dánta Gr. 42.19 .

With TAR act of going beyond, exceeding, transgressing: miosúr maith . . . ag d.¤ thairis running over , Luke vi 38 . cen dula dar séis no smacht, SR 2393 . a dula . . . darm' thimna (of Adam), 1395 . In sense of dul as: gan d.¤ tairis ag aonduine without escape for anyone from it (death), TSh. 2696 .

With TRE: dul tria aitiri, Críth G. 306 `violating his suretyship', Gloss. íar ndul triit, 549 `after it has leaked out', Gloss.

d.¤ amach act of getting out, release: ní d.¤ amach duit go lá 'n bhráth, Oss. vi 30 . togairmid an sceathrach ┐ and d.¤ amach purgation (?), 3 C 22, 22a30 . da raib dul amach air, dentar ceirin do cuimin ┐ dfinegra ... Et da raib uiresbaid dul amach air dentar gaeithi mela do, Irish Texts v 46 § 30 . d.¤ istech: dobeir d.¤ asteach do bhriathar solus the entrance of Thy words giveth light, Psalms cxix 130 . d.¤ ar agaid to advance, progress: d.¤ air aghaidh ansna subháilcibh, Donlevy 174 . d.¤ ar (for) cúl: ag d.¤ ar cúl abating (of a fever), O'Gr. Cat. 234 . iar ndol na siodha for ccul after the peace had been set aside, AFM vi 2054 .

(d) act of being lost, passing away, dying (= dul as, see above): ferr oenfer dont slog do d.¤ | indá in mór do mudugud, SR 6983 (cf. 2 Samuel xx 16 - 21 ). dá trian fer nErenn do dhula, SG 21 . ní uair dimiad re ndula at her decease, Metr. Dinds. iii 434 . ria ndol d'Aodh mór mac D., O'Gr. Cat. 354 . mar bhís a ndán do dhroing d.¤ since it is the destiny of people to pass away, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 150 . go dol í Néill to the death of O'Neill, 164 . do dith Diarmata . . . ┐ d'esbaid Duib da cond . . . ┐ do d.¤ Dithrubaigh, Acall. 3983 . dobhéar sa neamh dhuit iar nd.¤ , 3 C 12, 26.17 . ní bhiadh muna mbeith an dán | . . . | fios deighfhir ar n-a dhola, Ir. Syll. Poetry 80 § 13 .

(e) proceeding, course, manner ; an extension of lit. sense, cf. Wb. 33a5 ; rubu fer-som muintere; maith dano d.¤ humal obedient conduct (?) (but see ZCP xvii 224 ). So in chevilles: aurdairc d.¤ , SR 4061 , cf. 4735 . dochtaid d.¤ , 7239 . guid iar fird.¤ . . . im dílgud dot' immarbos, 1607 . fo dóer-ban d.¤ `after the fashion of low-born women', Metr. Dinds. iii 376 . lasin fear iga raibi in d.¤ gaeth the man who had the wise course, Auraic. 500 . is deg-d.¤, or in fer well-said, bravo , LL 282b2 . ní bú amlos | dósom in d.¤ duthracair, | ascnam sech péin hi pardos to him the way he has wished was great gain, Liad. and Cuir. 24 .

With FO and art.: dond ingin . . . nó dia cholin fon d.¤ toisech according to the first way (of explaining it), Wb. 10b20 . di doiri Babelone rogabad fon d.¤-so according to this interpretation, Ml. 133b1 . fun d.¤ nisiu, 53a8 . See next section.

(f) occasion, time, turn: [arin] scribund roscribad in d.¤-so, Sg. 202a (Thes. ii p. xxi). in d.¤ so this time , TBC-I¹ 754 . ala d.¤ on another occasion , Laws i 216.31 Comm. is fo infinit dutiagar fun d.¤ so in this case, Ml. 101c6 . tabhradh sochraide Laighean leis don d.¤-sa on this occasion, ML 56 . créad do thug don d.¤ so thú?, Oss. iv 94 . ní mían riom d.¤ bhur bfhéachain anois don d.¤ sa, 1 Corinth. xvi 7 . don dula sin on that occasion, then , CCath. 458 . nír bó ciúin dóibh don d.¤ soin, AFM iii 226 , v 1468 . a gabail fa dó décc . . . ┐ pater i forbhu cech dula at the end of each recital (of a prayer), BNnÉ 92 . Aodha . . . nár claoidheadh i n-aon d.¤ , O'Rah. xxxv 43 . lind nach serg-therc fri sam-d.¤ at summer-tide , Metr. Dinds. iii 338 .

(g) As quasi-conj., so that; because, since , usually with art.: in d.¤ atchi-side `because he perceives it', Wb. 25a37 . d.¤ ní fír a ndurairngert `so that what he has promised is untrue', 30b3 . in d.¤ bidh coimtig mo lecht since my grave will be frequented, Fianaig. 16 . cid fris-n-aragar aithgabail cūicthi in d.¤ is gnāthu do grēs oldās cach athgabail? why is stay attached to the distress of five days since it is more usual . . ., Laws i 250 . in duil is Críst cech óigi since every guest is Christ, Ériu ii 172 .

Compd.: ¤brass swift in course; ech d., TBC-LL¹ 3380 . See also dulta.

éberda

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adj (Éber I) Eberian or Hebrew: o Eber mac Sala ille | anmnigter na hEbraide | is glēlerda ruc on tur | bērla n-ēberda a oenur, Rawl. 77a40 . Cf. Arafaxad, as uad atat Calladha ocus Eaberda, idon, Eber, mac Saile, mic Airefaxad `Eberians' (= the Caucasian Iberians ?) MacCarthy 288 .

1 eó, eú

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Forms: eo, iaich, eó, iach, eo, iaich

n k, m. ( Thurn. Hdb. 196 ; RC xv 99 ; cf. 4 é) a salmon: n s. eo .i. bratan, TBC-I¹ 1045 (éu LU). O'Cl. `eo' éigne, LL 395a8 = Metr. Gl., Ff. § 5 . eó Banna the salmon from the Bann TD 17.35 = O'Gr. Cat. 429.10 . iasc ... .i. leth-eo cednama [cf. Anecd. i 1.13 cited below at gp.] no eo colgnama (the complement of fish for an allowance of twenty cakes), Laws v 40.23 . g s. (a) focress i mmuir ...co frith i mmedon ïach, Hy v 72 (with gl.: .i. bratan, Thes. ii 345.14 ). focheird cor n-iach n-erred de, FB 87 . LU 19b12 = MU 48.27 (see below at as.). bás iach, Triads 92 . (b) i rricht iaich , LU 40a16 . i rricht iaich abae, Imr. Brain ii 292.14 = LU 16b39 . cnaim inn iaich snamha RC xviii 382.20 ( = bratain, l. 17 . Keat. ii 5404 ). (c) eite eó , Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 17 § 20 . a s. fochiur an ich issan saile , Anecd. i 73.6 ( = bratan, 73.3 ). dobert iach (perp.) 73.7 . Esp. in phr. (foceird) ích n-erred makes a hero's salmon-leap (?) FB 24.51 . IT i 310 y . RC xi 452.138 ; 448.77 . cen ich n-errad, Ériu i 116.26 . itir ubull-chleas...┐ ith n-errath, TBC-I¹ 1502 (ích n-erred LU). Cf. dober for a rinn eeich brecai a Bōinn, ZCP viii 120.20 , where the adj. is apparently pl. but see ZCP xxix 313 n. 54 . Later form: as tú an beó... | do-ní idir eó ┐ énlaith, IGT, Decl. ex. 651 . d s. tri saegail an eoinsin ... | don eo baill-bric, don bradan, B. Fermoy 156b8 . n p. no lingtis suas frisind eassam...iaich thruim tolgaidh, Snedg. u. Mac R § 11 = YBL 12a23 (eas-sain ?). iaich breca bedcaca ZCP xiii 278.5 . iaich Berba bruinne, LL 297a34 . lingit ich bricc, Imr. Brain 38 . g p. oc teluch na n-iach cet[s]nama [cf. cit. fr. Laws v 40 above ], Anecd. i 1.13 . aclaid iach ZCP xiii 278.3 . Cf. trenasc iach treiach eo, BB 14a14 = ZCP v 184 (where eo = ibar, cf. Lism. L. xli 14 ).

Special use: eó fis salmon of knowledge (an item of Irish mythology, see Dinds. 59 , and cf. secht mbliadhna do F. for Bóin oc urnaige iach Linne Feic, air dobuí a tairrngire do eo Féic do tomailt, ocus cen ní 'na ainfis itir iarum. frith in mbradan, etc. Oss. iv 300 x = RC v 201.20 ). ni thig dīnd āiream a sciath... | muna ethaind in t-eō fis | ni ḟētfaind beath ris..., ZCP viii 227 § 11 . As epithet: eó fis forlámaighthe gacha feasa,...eadhon Fionntán fáthach... ML 96.7 .

pn Freq. as complimentary epithet of hero or leader: a éo óir, a Ḟir diad, TBC-LL¹ 4066 . in t-éo óir, Find mac Cumaill, Acall. 2531 . an t-eó a fionnchaladh Fréamhann (of Conn O'Donnell) TD 1.52 . leis an eo ó easaibh Leamhna, Ó Bruad. iii.48.3 . In religious contexts this epithet may have a mystical significance: in t-éo flaithemhnais... .i. Pátraic, Acall. 64 . in t-eō sēnta cas corcra (of Christ), ACL iii 245.8 . eo na dtrí dtobar (of same), Dán Dé xii 4 .

fo-ceird

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Forms: focertiti, fotcicher, nimchicher, -cuirethar, -la, focress, focreasa, fosci[u]rtsa, focheirt, fodosceirdi, foscerdi, foceirt, faceird, focheird, foceird, focertam, fuchertat, focherdat, focerdat, foscerdded, focherded, fochertitís, focerdaitis, fuscerdam, foncerddam, foceirr, foceirr, facherred, focher[r]ad, fochichur, —foíchur, -cichiur, focicherr, fotcicher, chiuchra, —foicher, focichret, foscichret, fasciugrat, fochichred, —foichred, fochart, focairt, fochartatár, fachartar, focertar, fochertar, fomcertor, focerddar, fucertar, focerdatar, fócerddetar, focherte, focertha, focicherthar, focichertar, —foic[h]ert[h]ar, fochichritar, focres, focress, fochress, focreas, focressa, rochres, rochress, do creasadh, bhacresa, facheirdset, —ar, focherdsat, fochertsat, —cuirethar, —cuiretar, cuirthe, cuire, cure, cuirid, —coirther, —corathar, —corad, —corastar, —corthe, —coirthi, —lá, láim, —raltais, —ral, —rol, —rolur, —ralór, laa, laa, —rala, láis, —rabhais, lam, —roláid, rrálat, rolat, lád, —roltis, róiltis, roláosa, rolaus, rodalláus, rollais, laa, ralasom, láeside, —ralae, corralai, láoi, rālastar, lasid, —ralsid, laset, —rolsat, —ralsat, —ralsatar, lafithir, cuirfithir, coraltar, —ralatar, coralta, rolaad, rollaad, rolathe, roláithea, —lathe, —latha, rolaitea, rosaralta, ralta, F., dofuarat

prototonic forms of this verb are found only in the fut. ( ni focertiti , CCath. 2830 is late, and phonetically irregular. Cf. fotcicher ... nimchicher, cited below, II (a)), in other tenses they are supplied by -cuirethar and -la; the —ro— forms are regularly from -lá both in pres. and past tenses. Cf. focress (.i. rolaad), Hy v 48 ; 72 ; 79 . focreasa .i. rocurid, Lec. Gl. 87 .

Forms: A ind. pres. 1 s. fosci[u]rtsa, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 196 (< H 3.18, 75b ). 2 s. rel. focheirt (gl. seminas) Wb. 13c21 . fodosceirdi; foscerdi, LB 219a19 ; 26 . 3 s. foceirt, Wb. 32c11 . Trip.² 904 . faceird, Ml. 94c8 . focheird, LU 8848 . foceird, O'Mulc. 527 . 1 pl. focertam, Wb. 15b4 . 3 pl. (rel.) fuchertat, Ml. 93a25 . focherdat, LU 8848 . focerdat, O'Mulc. 527 . imperf. 3 s. foscerdded, Rawl. 113a1 . focherded LU 5005 . 3 pl. (rel.) fochertitís, LU 7031 ( BDD 67 ; focerdaitis Y). imperat. 1 pl. fuscerdam, Wb. 34a2 ( Ériu xi 136 ). foncerddam, LL 283a19 . subj. pres. 2 s. foceirr Wb. 13c24 . 3 s. foceirr, Laws v 320x . past 3 s. facherred Ml. 124b3 . focher[r]ad, Corm. Y 323 . fut. 1 s. fochichur LU 5761 (= —iur, TBC-I¹ 1290 ). —foíchur, LL 251b20 ( TBFr. § 24 ). -cichiur, BDC 112.138 . 3 s. focicherr, Ml. 87d6 . fotcicher, LL 147a22 . fo chiuchra , LU 4583 . —foicher, TBC-I¹ 706 (= —focher, LU 5184 ). 3 pl. focichret, RC xxvi 38 § 201 . LU 4462 . foscichret, LL 289b7 - 8 . Cf. fasciugrat, LL 119b26 (rhet.). sec. fut. 3 s. fochichred, LU 5291 . —foichred, 6822 ( BDD 38 ). pret. 1 s. fochart, LU 10987 . 3 s. focairt, TBC-I¹ 3656 . LU 3279 . Ériu ii 33.14 , 15 . 3 pl. fochartatár, LU 1735 ( RC ix 480 : Cf. fachartar, Ml. 64a10 ). Pass. pres. s. focertar, Thes. ii 249.10 . fochertar, LU 5018 (= focherddar, TBC-I¹ 529 . fomcertor, ZCP xv 301§4 . focerddar, Sg. 71a19 . fucertar Wb. 34a2 . pl. focerdatar, Ml. 96c11 . fócerddetar, TBC-LL¹ 6145 . imperf. s. focherte, LL 106b34 . subj. past s. focertha, BDD 85 D (focerta UY). fut. s. focicherthar, LU 7129 ( BDD 81 ). focichertar, IT ii 178.137 . —foic[h]ert[h]ar, ZCP xii 235.16 . pl. fochichritar, SR 8324 . pret. s. focres, Ann. Inisf. 2b8 . focress, Hy v 48 ; 72 ; 79 . LU 4618 . fochress, 7060 ( BDD 72 ; focreas Y). pl. focressa, LU 6924 ( BDD 54 ). The pret. pass. rochres, LL 77b19 ( TBC-LL¹ 2586 ), rochress, LU 6439 . do creasadh, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) ii 73.25 . bhacresa, H 3.17 ; Eg. ( TBC-LL¹ p. 367 ) is by Windisch referred to this verb.

Analogical forms: pret. 3 pl. facheirdset, —ar, TBC-LL¹ 3630 . 3712 . focherdsat, TBC-LL¹ p. 895 n. 11 . fochertsat, Hugh Roe 166.12 (f. 44b) .

B From —cuirethar: ind. pres. 3 pl. —cuiretar, BCr. 32b11 . imperat. 2 s. cuirthe, Ml. 56c5 . cuire, BCr. 32c11 . LU 10821 . IGT, Decl. ex. 460 . cure, LU 4784 . LL 279b17 . 2 pl. cuirid, Wb. 27b11 . subj. pres. 2 s. —coirther, Wb. 10a21 . 3 s. —corathar, Ml. 68b9 . ZCP xi 84.32 (= coradar, LL 294a1 ). past 3 s. —corad, LU 4724 . Metr. Dinds. iv 132.17 . pret. 3 s. —corastar, Ml. 39a3 . LU 4919 . LL 117b34 . TBFr. § 20 . Pass. past subj. s. —corthe, LU 4762 (—coirthe, Eg., —coirthi Y).

C From —lá: ind. pres. 1 s. níro láim , LU 4774 . (?) imperf. pl. 3 —raltais, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 31 . subj. pres. 1 s. —ral Wb. 7a4 . —rol, LL 251a39 . —rolur, LU 5225 . —ralór, 6875 . 3 s. ro laa , 4740 . mani laa , 4766 . —rala, Wb. 11b21 . Cf. coro láis , LU 1378 (a later -s- formation, like 2 sg. —rabhais ?). 1 pl. coro lam , LU 3781 . 2 pl. —roláid, LU 6874 . 3 pl. co rrálat , LU 6725 ( BDD 21 ; co rolat Y). past subj. 3 s. coro lád , LU 4616 . 3 pl. —roltis, TBC-I¹ 808 = róiltis, LU 5283 . ind. perf. 1 s. roláosa, 4791 ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr., ii 499 , takes this as pres.). rolaus, LL 147a41 . rodalláus, 249b40 . 2 sg. rollais, 251b14 . 3 s. ro laa , Sg. 75a4 . ralasom, Tur. 80 . ro láeside , LU 2928 . —ralae, Ml. 90c17 . corralai, LL 260b14 . ro láoi , IGT, Introd. § 4 . rālastar (: at-āgastar `feared') ACC 56 Comm. 2 pl. ro lasid , Wb. 15d1 . —ralsid, 15a1 . 3 pl. ro laset , Thes. ii 343.43 . roláiset, LU 7032 . —rolsat, Ml. 16d2 . —ralsat, Rawl. 164a48 . —ralsatar, Metr. Dinds. iv 144 . Pass.: fut. lafithir, BDD 81 Eg ( RC xxii 179 n. 13 ; cf. cuirfithir ib. n. 14 ). pres. subj. s. coraltar, LL 269a16 . pl. —ralatar, Laws iv 206.14 . past s. coralta, ScM. § 5 (corolatha; co ro lathea v.l.). perf. ind. s. rolaad, Wb. 13d9 . Sg. 153b6 . rollaad, Ml. 29c1 (second a over line). 44d2 . YBL 212b39 . cor laud, LB 60b31 . pl. rolathe, Rawl. 73b31 . roláithea, Fél. Prol. 41 (—láithe, —lathe, —latha v.l.). rolaitea, Fél.² clvii 7 . Cf. rosaralta (= frisa ralta ?), Ériu viii 156.22 . Vn. 1 cor, q.v.

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(a) sets, puts, places (with FOR, I N-, IMM, etc.): focertar ... it bois is laid on thy palm Thes. ii 249.10 . fuchertat a laim íarna cúl who put their hand behind their back Ml. 93a25 . focairt dī lāim ima bráigit embraces him ZCP viii 311.14 . foceirtt lamae fair lays hands upon him Mon. Tall. § 66 . ní for fírduine rolaset a ṅgona `inflicted their wounds' (ref. to: in fer fordacorsatar | goíta, Hy v 66 ), Thes. ii 343y . benaid ... a cethri cinnu díb ┐ focheird for ceth[e]ora benna na gabla, LU 4799 . focherd in láech ... lossa ┐ lubi íci ... i cnedaib ... Con C. applies 6341 . focherdat i ndabaig; ... in dabach aile in ro lád, 5201 . is aire sein rolathe na da mac for Tibir, Rawl. 73b31 . fodosceirdi ... it beolu na mírenda `these morsels thou must put in thy mouth' MacCongl. 97z . focheird cach fer a brat immáraile, LU 7542 ( BDD 107 ). focheird fáthi n-imbi, LU 5748 . foruapratar ... in cathraig co ro lasat faithe fiangaiscid impe, Anecd. ii 54 § 16 . dolluid nél solas imme co corustar a beolu for talmain , LB 146a19 . alterutro .i. ní alteroutro ... issechtar rolaa a dilledchi ní immedón `'tis outside he has put (exposuit) its declinability, not in the middle [i.e. not `altero utro'] Sg. 75a4 . ni du choscrad in tempuil storidi ralasom `that He has put it' Tur. 80 (or does this belong to II? Cf. III). Iar mac N. ro láoi íarmbérla san nGaoidhilg, IGT, Introd. § 4 . ro láiset láma do, ┐ ron ergabsat, PH 3101 . Cf. frim gruad corcra ma chora | dom ruacht bochta fombera, Auraic. 5342 (`auch wenn ich Purpur auf meine Wange bringe' Thurn., ZCP xvii 292 ). F.¤ FOR AIRD displays, exhibits: na clesrada ... focheird Fer d. bar aird, TBC-LL¹ 3748 (= tuc St). 3757 (= cuiris a n-airde St). Cf. rolaiset na lama co lanard risna lannaib raised their hands aloft with the blades (?) Ériu viii 44.35 . plants, sows: mad grainne cruithnechte foceirr, Wb. 13c24 . conasrolaside (conid roláas v.l.; leg. condarolaside) isna hinadaib in robo dóig leis a nn-ás, Ériu iv 150 § 29 . ro-hairedh in mag ┐ rolaad sil cruithnechta ann, YBL 212b39 (= Ériu v 114 ). Of pitching (a tent), throwing up (a pile, mound), erecting, etc.: focress a phupall ... for Ailill, LU 4618 (= do A., TBC-LL¹ 390 ). focherdat a puiple icond áth sin, LU 5524 . do creasadh a phuball for an aird-rí, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) ii 73.25 . card ... fochertitis in tan ba n-orgain. carnd roláiset ... in tan sin they used to make a cairn ... (etc.) BDD 67 ( LU 7031 ). focherte a ḟert ┐ a lecht ┐ a lie, LL 106b34 ( Ériu iv 26 ). rolad a fert ┐ a llia la C., Ériu v 213.122 . tairsiu ... coraltar mo ḟertsa latt, LL 269a16 ( ZCP iii 3 ; coro altar, coro claidter v.l.). focres a fert ann, Ann. Inisf. 2b8 . ro ladh a lia ┐ a lecht ... ar Muig Rein, Fen. 140.1 . tri liic ... Conall C. roda lā `placed them' Ériu viii 156.29 . cuma damh ... cibe focher trillsi treph raises wicker dwellings CS 610 = RC xvii 168 (Tig.), Bruchst. i § 90 (see trilis). For: rolād trā a gāir guba ┐ a ḟert ┐ a lia, Ériu i 120 § 13 , cf. (h).

(b) throws, casts, often of missiles: sís fucertar cech ingor suas fuscerdam ni, Wb. 34a2 . corralsat sis anchoram, Thes. ii 328.41 ( Hy v Comm. ) = co ro laiset sís a n-ingir, IT i 39 (< LB 82 marg. inf.). amal focerdatar saichtea for naimtea, Ml. 96c11 . focherd ... G. saigit forsin anmunna, PH 6304 . fochairt a chroísig forro, LU 3281 . fogabatside in n-id focheird [focheard TBC2] Cú C. ... Fír ol F. Cu C. rodla, 4732 ; 4741 . ní théssid secce conda rala nech úaib co n-áenláim, 4809 . bágais Cu C. ... fochichred cloich as a thábaill forru, 5291 . nochon ḟetur ... ní frisi corthe in t-id `I know not ... anything for which the withe should have been thrown' LU 4762 . fucaird L. liic talma dō `cast a sling-stone at him' RC xii 100 § 135 . fochartatár íarom bunsaig ... isa leth i mbátár na finna, LU 1736 . focherded a líathróit ┐ focherded a loirg ina díaid, 5005 . cía focerta míach ... fora mulluch `though a sackful ... were flung on his crown' 6821 ( BDD 38 ). f¤ saile spits : fo-cresa saile (MS saili) ... i n-einech dúilemon 'the face of the Creator was spat upon', Blathm. 191 ​. focheird a saili forsin n-ailig = projecit Lat. Lives 57 . fochairt [a luathred] i n-alt in maro, LU 1725 . Cf. fo[ci]chiur (?) an īch issan sāile I will throw the salmon Anecd. i 73 § 207 (= nan-cuirer, v.l. ruscurius, RC x 88.11 ). ro láithea for bíastaib `they have been cast to wild beasts' Fél. Prol. 41 . With cognate acc., or advb.: fochichursa aurchor dait, LU 5761 . tuc som a láim fon deil cliss dó ┐ focheird rout n-urchair úad TBC-LL¹ 1270 . focairt imroll missed his aim LU 3279 . ni focertiti imroll les, CCath. 2830 . F.¤ IMMUDU, IMMACH throws away, loses: is cor roda lláus immudu it is a cast wherewith I cast it away, i.e. I have lost it TBFr. § 13 . fon-rollassat immach a lloeg they lost her calf Irish Texts i 7 § 24 . frithe ... sleibe, da trian do fir fodngaib ┐ aentrian ... do neoch foceirr amach, Laws v 320x . F.¤ CRANNCHOR (CRANN), F.¤ AR C. casts lots: rollaad crannchur foir, Ml. 29c1 . focres crandchor forro dús cía díb lasa ragtha i tossoch, LU 6879 ( BDD 47 ; —creasa Y). co rolaset chrandchor inter se, Thes. ii 328.41 ( Hy v Comm = co ro laiset sortem, LB 82 marg. inf.). roláiset cranncur cia dib dia roised in flaithius ar tus, D IV 2, 77 [71]rb10 . focerdar crann eturru dus cia de beres ..., Laws iv 172.9 . focerdat crann iman agh mbeo dus ci ..., 102.11 . co rolaa ar crandchar and cia dia teccema a coimet, YBL 156a23 . See crann and crannchor. Cf. berar mucc ┐ ag ... dóib, ┐ apar friu a mmunter féin da n-irgnam dóib. foscichret i crandchor, RC xiii 444w ( LL 289b8 ).

(c) casts down, overthrows: dobeirsi dí láim friu ... conda ral[a] fón ṅglend pitched them into the valley LL 279b20 ( SG 414 ). Cf. doriacht Cethern ... acus focress in dunad ┐ in longphort foraib ┐ noṅgonand cach imme, TBC-LL¹ 4261 (= fosnobairside iarum tresin dūnad ┐ gontaiseom sochaidi, TBC-I¹ 2761 ). F. TAR CEND upsets, prostrates: is mór ríg ralā dar cend, Hail Brigit § 20 . atnagat a ṅgol ... co corastar na daíni ... tar cend, TBFr. § 20 . ro láiset ... a tech tar a cend, LU 1507 ( MU² 1003 ). Cf. fosceird dar a cend ┐ sí marb she falls down dead LL 117a29 (= RC viii 62 ). Cf. II for constr. Fig. is e ro lá dar cend ar forcetulne PH 1686 .

(d) F.¤ A, DE throws off, expels; drops, sheds: rolaad cech alt as a choir dam (gl. totus resolutus sum a campage membrorum) Ml. 44d2 . amal foceirt nech a aetach de Wb. 32c11 . foceirt a chocal de throws off his cowl Trip.² 904 . focertam fíal diínn, Wb. 15b4 . cuirid díib in nere se (gl. deponite ... de) 27b11 . (of a bull:) fochéird de na tri .l. mac nobitís oc cluchiu fair, LU 5330 . .xx. fer focherd de expelled 5819 . foceird a athair mac ingor a horba (.i. ada cuirid ... as in fearand), Laws iii 52.17 . faceird dia aicniud drives him from his nature (gl. perturbat) Ml. 94c8 . focicher don nirt i ttá `will hurl him from the power in which he is' BNnÉ 307 § 29 . is and roláset na bae a n-adarca díb LL 166a18 (= oralsat, BB 408a44 . con rallsat, Dinds. 123 ). cor lasat a n-adarca `till they cast their horns' Dinds. 16 . (cf. and sin ro chuirset na búair a mbenda, Metr. Dinds. iv 224 ). See also (e). is and rola C. in cennidi dia chinn, ScM. 15 . do láoi don chróisigh a ceann | gearr do bháoi an cróisin gan chrann, IGT, Decl. ex. 577 . F.¤ TAR: focheird úir da luib taris (of a bull ploughing up the earth with its hooves) TBC-LL¹ 1490 . Similarly: fócerddetar in n-úir thairsiu 6145 .

(e) puts forth, emits, sends out: focertar fíadain leó are sent with them LU 8869 ( FB 66 ). na rre ... focerdat in bech saithe `when the bees send out a swarm' Laws iv 172.13 (glossed: i cuirid beich ... uaithib). focherdsat na draoithe gaotha draoidhechta ina ndéoidh, Leb. Gab.(i) i 254z . do neoch fo-cheard doman de `all that earth brings forth' Ir. Review 1912, 248 . an dā each ... rolasett fa sech ri sliab, BColm. 90.4 . rolaad gairm escaire for naomaib hErenn `a call was made on' 54.21 . cuire huait, BCr. 32c11 (gl. tolle opp. to adde). Cf. di[a]ndrala huait CXVIII dofuarat latt ... (gl. tolle Kalendas, remanent CXX) Bvi 74 (`subjektlos,' hence 3 s., Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 499 ). gur láoi ioth, KMMisc. 168 § 5 .

Cf. focress di grán, mass a méin (om. comma and render: its ore was sent from a goodly grain ?), Metr. Dinds. iii 120.16 .

(f) launches (a boat): rolaisead a curach for muir, RC xxvi 136 § 8 . Cf. focerd a luing ... sech Eirinn soir `steered his vessel' Lism. L. 252 .

(g) In various figurative senses corresponding to above: ní rolsat som cumachtae ṅDé diib did not cast off the power of God Ml. 16d2 . focertar side ... hi selbad ind fir sin `is thrown into the possession of' 30c3 . i n-oena focerddar ┐ dofuasailgther cach áram (gl. omnes numeri ex [singulari] componuntur) Sg. 71a19 . is illeith Duid ... focert a n-ugturras refers (ascribes) their authorship to D. Hib. Min. 4. 131 . nach breth dobeirthe co Conn, foscerdded Conn cucisum, Caratnia § 1 . ro lá gach oman de, Leb. Gab.(i) i 198y . cach eccomnart ... romfarraid ... ro laas dīm fom cumhang, BNnÉ 301.2 . raráid A. ná curfed P. de in n-athis ... coro ralad tria chath ... do denam fri Grécu, LL 228a34 ( TTr. 818 ). in feil bis for luan focertar for mairt the feast ... is transferred to Tuesday LB 9b46 ( Rule of Tallaght § 10 ). o atraracht Crist a bás rolaad in cháisc iarom for dómnach was transferred to Sunday KMMisc. 146.5 . abbair fris, ní corathar a ḟlaith eter rindi gaí, ZCP xi 84.1 . foncerddam il-leth ar Tigernai let us entrust ourselves to our Lord LL 283a19 . Lism. L. viii . nícon béosa fot chumachta-su bas ire diandum roib forsa rol mo greis, TBFr. § 22 (`if I have anyone under whose protection I may put myself' Ériu xi 94 ). Cf. forollat for do greiss that have come [? put themselves ?] under thy protection Ériu viii 173.18 . See Mary Byrne, Ériu xi 94 ff . rolāsett each an dru[i]th ... for greis in aesa imthruimm, BColm. 90.5 . Cf. rotog ... gach dechnebar dib a menmarc do naemuib E., ┐ rolaiset fora muinteras ... ┐ rolaiset forro ainecrus a n-indtige ┐ a n-imtechta co toirsitis E., Lism. L. 2073 . do neoch doraega ┐ ro laí ina muinteras, LU 1393 (cf. II below). rolaite for coindmed cach naidchi they were quartered out every night YBL 209b46 ( Ériu v 236 ). focerd a n-oman cach tuaith `it casts every tribe into dread' Fianaig. 12 § 19 . ma cuaird focheird a toimsi it is measured by the circumference SR 169 = ima cuairt ... focert a tomus, Laws i 28.25 . rolasid súil torunn you have taken our measure Wb. 15d1 . 15a1 . ní ro láim súil toraib isind fid `I cannot cast my eye over them' (i.e. cannot see them all together) LU 4774 . tíagait ... co rolsat súil tairsiu ┐ ba dírim leó in slúag, 3782 ( SCC 35 ). Cf. o ralathur suil dar cach, Ériu ii 229 § 8 . focheird airdmius forsin lorg makes an estimate of LU 4788 . roláosa ... fomus forsa nī sin, 4791 . Mael S. ... focheird síth ima sen-mag `spreads peace' Metr. Dinds. i 44 . With DO of person: offers, grants (to): cid dam focerdta roga | nogegainn mo choimthoga if I were given my choice ZCP vi 267 § 11 . focres rogu do Mug Ruith do thírib Muman viii 314.19 . ro lád roga dóib, LU 8720 ( FB 54 ). With FOR of pers. lays, imposes (on); bestows (on): rolā cāin forsna clanna, Hy i 52 ( Thes. ii 306 ). cáin Patraic ... fucres for cach claind, Trip. 214.1 (2518) . turfochruic flathu foceird for doim `which he grants to an indigent person' (one of the seven bestowals not recoverable by distraint) Laws v 264.16 . rolá bricht forru cast a spell over them Metr. Dinds. iii 388.27 . F.¤ COMAIRLI takes counsel; plans: focres comairli ic lucht na cathrach cidh dogentais, CCath. 920 . focressá comairle léo cinnus dogendais ..., 130 . Cf. focresa cro comairle ┐ cindti comraid ac macaib S. Ériu viii 56.9 . F.¤ COR, CUAIRT turns, twists, makes a stir; goes round; visits; searches: nocon foicher cor dia chind riut will not turn his head towards thee TBC-I¹ 706 (= focher, LU 5184 ). na curid cor díb do not stir LL 259b20 ( IT i 67 ). focheird C. cor n-íach n-eirred de, LU 9119 ( FB 87 ). focerd Fergus cor conidralai for tech mbecc, IT i 144.4 (= do lá F. cuairt, ZCP v 501 . Cf. luid C. ┐ B. du chur cúarta fofúaratár óentech, LU 10579 ). focherd a suilchor issin tig casts a glance ib. IT i 144.16 (= foceird luathchor dá sūil isin tigh, ZCP v 501 ). oral cúairt fuiribsi that I may visit you Wb. 7a4 . asbert M. ... ar a n-indled a noi carpti dí coro lád cor isin dúnud, LU 4616 . regmai coro lam cor imón slúag, 3781 . ro lá curu in gaeth ... im Inber ..., Otia ii 82 . coro lá cor immán rigthech, LU 8381 ( FB 25 ). luid ... corralai cor imma techsom, LL 260b14 ( IT i 74 ). fochichret cuaird in domuin will go round SR 8088 . cia leith focheird a chainchuaird, 1198 . rolá cúairt hÉrend fo thrí `he made the circuit of Erin thrice' Metr. Dinds. i 16.30 . Cf. fochress cach cúaird imm alaile don díbeirg fri éitsecht in scéoil arranged themselves in concentric circles LU 7060 ( BDD 72 ). See 1 cor, 1 cúairt. focheird cor tra do menmannaib araile cid foruair, etc., the minds of some are exercised by the question, what caused LB 212a66 ( Alex. 1014 ). F.¤ COR makes a contract or agreement: cor focerdcar [sic] seach aga fine `a covenant made without the knowledge of the chief' Laws iv 60.12 . cor foceird baeth fri gaeth, iii 6.19 . dā cor focerdaiter fri hechlacha, iv 58.24 Comm . nach cor ... focerdtar for aes forngaire, ZCP xiii 23.23 ( Bürgschaft 11 § 37 ). inge secht n-uasalchuru nadat asu do thaithbiuch neochma rolatar [sic leg., ZCP xvi 271 ], Laws iv 210.2 . fo bith nand asu dichenglad cor mbel inneochma ralatar, 206.14 . coro-lasat a curu bliadain fri D., Dinds. 22 = BB 363a6 . With ellipse (cf. i): flaith foceird fri anflaith, Laws v 358.7 (expld. in Comm. p. 360 as one who accepts stock from an unlawful or extern chieftain). Cf. focerd fri flaith n-eachtrunn, ii 286.5 Comm . Similarly: focerd a mainche fri eagluis (= makes a contract of service with? See mainche) iii 68.5 . Eochaid mac O. focheird cuindlic [ = cuindilc] ┐ a hocht brathair E. and his eight brothers make a pact Anecd. iii 61.15 . focartatar coindi[l]c ib. 30 . ┐ focheird a ḟoesam ┐ a oentaid fris, Fél. 132.25 (see fáes(s)am). cach cor ... cach idnucul focertur forsna urgurtuib sa (.i. cuirither resin lucht ro urgairustur dligedh cunnrud do denum), Laws ii 290 ( ZCP xiv 376 ). Cf. is mōr ríg frisrala cor currech Corpri ... `whom the Curragh of C. has overthrown' [? to whom ... has plighted itself] Hail Brigit § 16 . F.¤ BEDG makes a leap, jumps, springs: focheird bedg cuce springs at him LL 260a41 ( IT i 72.19 ). rola Cu Ch. bedg de tresin mbudin, LU 1517 ( MU² 1015 ). focherdat in miolcoin bedg i mBrei, TBFr. § 5 . focheird Cu Ch. tri bidcu ina ndíaid, LU 5795 . See bedg, and cf. do-cuirethar. Cf. ni fuailfed focheird inti | luaithred M. `no motion in it made the ashes of M.' Metr. Dinds. ii 62.5 . F.¤ SCÍS rests: arrallsat scis a tig rig, YBL 13a21 ( Snedg. u. Mac R p. 12 ). Cf. lotar hi tír do chor a scísi, Trip.² 376 .

(h) of sounds, noises: utters, makes; raises (a shout, cry): focherdat ... gāir foa cheer him LU 8849 ( FB 64 ). focheird osnaid sighs LL 371a8 . ro lasat gáir mesca 259b15 ( IT i 67 ). biasta ... fochichret gaire garga SR 8060 . focherd srainn snores BS § 27.1 . focerd ilach cheers Laws i 244.6 Comm. focertitis ualla mora ┐ grithghairi `uttered great yells and howls' RC xiv 46.2 . baili i ralsat Gaill grithgair, Rawl. 164a48 = ait i rrollsat G. crithgair, LL 185a44 ( Arch. Hib. ii 85 ). roláadh gáir móir and, TTr.² 1640 . dia ralsatar fíanna faíd `raised a cry' Metr. Dinds. iv 144 . focheird fáid ... cloc bind, Auraic. 5131 . foceird fit ... frissin n-escmogin hisses at O'Mulc. 527 . Cf. for braigtib rig foceird feit (of a sword) LU 1042 ( ACC 101 ) = LU 9673 ( ZCP iii 214 ). fochartatar a ndord n-impi, LU 7850 ( BDD 141 ). a ngloim ro lásat na tri .l. curach oc tuidecht hi tír (the noise they made) LU 6935 ( BDD 55 ). Here perhaps f.¤ grith: (of weapons on a rack:) ro lásat grith co mbátár for lár in tige, LU 6936 ( BDD 55 ). (of swords, etc. tossed by a juggler:) fochartatár grith immi co mbátar for lár in tige, LU 7560 , 7568 ( BDD 109 , 110 ). foceird armgrith mór a rrígthech the house clattered (?) LU 8203 ( FB 15 ). (of a regiment:) an armgrith rolāsad oc teacht ind rēimme, TBC-I¹ 3221 . fochertar armgrith mór leo .i. mac sethar ind ríg do folmaisiu a báis, LU 5018 . rola Temair tri crithu [leg. grithu ?] di ┐ rolaiset na sluaigh ... ┐ roláset primdingnai Erenn uile, Anecd. ii 7.19 . Cf. f.¤ dírna, below, III.

(i) performs, executes, wages: f.¤ cath, etc.: fochartatar ... an [leg. na] coin cocluiche `the hounds had a coursing-match' RC xii 72 § 43 . secht catha raláe ma thīr, LL 44b33 (= ro ládh mun tir, 380b41 ). desin rolád ... in cath for fál F. `hence was fought ... the battle at the fence of F.' Metr. Dinds. iii 346.97 . gur laoi is Oilill cath Cláraigh GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 168 . With FOR of defeated side: in cath ... rolá for leith Chuind, Metr. Dinds. iii 200.17 . With FRI of opponent: co róiltis glied fris, LU 5283 . Cf. anaid sund ... conid rolursa frisin fer n-ucut till I tackle that man LU 5225 . mad comáes nod corad fris `had it been his match in age who opposed him' Metr. Dinds. iv 132. 17 . DO: focerd gliaidh do Aen. 2505 . Cf. focichret for collaib coin congala, RC xxvi 38 § 201 . co rrálat a ndíbeirg for firu Alpan, LU 6725 (`that they may wreak their rapine on the men of A.', Stokes, BDD 21 ). co rrólsat a ndibeirg lais, LU 6729 ( BDD 22 ). f.¤ ár (with gen. of obj.) slaughters; overthrows in battle: fochiuchra for tiugára, LU 4583 (= con curfe, TBC-LL¹ 290 ). focerddat a n-ár ┐ marbait in ríg, LL 242b5 ( TTr. 1910 ). cor muidh for Gallaib ┐ cur ládh a n-ár, RC xvii 351.20 (Tig.). co rolládh a n-ár etir ergabail ┐ marbadh, 355.26 (Tig.). rosceastar sliabh nEthna sruaim tened ... gu ro lae ar daini ┐ cethra ann, CCath. 854 . co ráemid for Gúari corro lad ár cend and LU 9605 . focerdded ār ceann and, BB 428b29 . Cf. co rolad ár mór dib and, Ann. Inisf. 19a14 (988) .

II Used to take the place of an intrans. vb. of motion.

(a) in older lang. in impers. constr., often with inf. pron. obj. (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 310 ff .): facheirt in alios sonos `it puts itself [ = passes] into other sounds' Sg. 4b6 . fosceird dar a cend ┐ sí marb she falls down dead LL 117a29 (cited above, I c). This is evidently the same construction as that in: arnach corathar immoth ... dia seirc that he may not become stupefied from love of them Ml. 68b9 . Cf. dia corastar Saul foir isin nuaim i mboí when S. chanced upon him Ml. 39a3 . bec nacham ralae i nderchoíniud I almost despaired 90c17 . (Cf. becc náchimrala húathbás, BDD 87 Y, where DEU omit becc). ni foichred cnoi díb for lár not one nut would fall LU 7329 ( BDD 97 ; ni rossed cnú díb lár, Eg.). focerd F. cor conidralai for tech mbecc ann, IT i 144.5 . foscerd iarsin i n-araile indsi `they land' RC x 72 (foscairt v.l.). foscerd do inis they come to an island Anecd. i 56 § 45 ; fosceirt, 59 § 74 . dochuamar a tir sunna, ronla a nuaim in Ciclopdai `we landed here and went into the Cyclops cave' Aen. 154 . is and rolasi co Cathbath, LL 259b26 . YBL 109b37 ( IT i 68 ; rolaad sí, Eg.). foscerd ... imonsech fo c[h]osmailess luathrinde they are whirled round (of three opposing sea-currents) Corm. Y 323 . nosuighfedh cid Erind focher[r]ad ind, ib. fotcicher i súan | nimchicher i súan thou wilt fall asleep. I will not LL 147a22 ( PRIA iii 548 ). nach duine rodacuala son foscerded i cess, LL 126a18 . focerd E. i ces a ben do eludh `it grieved E. that his wife had eloped' Ériu xii 188.7 . foscichreth uili i ndāssacht, Ériu ii 136.1 . amal snechtae fosceird i robāne `which is cast into great whiteness' 130 § 99 . fosceird iar sen a muir naill, YBL 6b45 (= focheirdat ass iar sein hi mmuir n-aill LU 1887 ; see section b below). foscerdsom ína cotludh they fall asleep YBL 5a21 = fochairt inna cotlud, LU 1801 . Cf. srethius fair ... in slig conid rallá ina chomsudiu, LU 5148 . rolá didiu i socht ... Mac D. Mac D. became silent ScM. 3 . roslá i socht na hUlto, 9 (= rolá socht mór forra R). focherd A. i serg de A. falls into a wasting sickness LU 10730 (TÉ). ge robatar longphorta slog in domain i n-athfoccus don tigh sin ni rolae tigerna in tige i snimh ... uair ni rabattar ... innmassa occo, CCath. 3337 . is ann sin ro láa [rogabsat; ro ba v.l.] curudha ... for tocbháil a fedhma catha, CCath. 2016 (cf. section c). Cf. ni rola imroll mo urchur cussindiu, LU 3281 .

Exceptionally to express completion of action: ic coistecht fris dóib uile coro láis in tasfénad sin do dénam, LU 1378 (= con roisc, LL 280b32 , corroisc, YBL 120b25 ). Cf. rolāi dí had achieved ' Fianaig. 46 § 9 .

(b) Somet. with reflex. inf. pron.: foscerdat inna buidne form ranks LU 4684 , cf. ro lasat i ndrungo ... ┐ buidne, BB 414b10 . Cf. TBC-I² 246 n. 211 .

(c) hence as intrans. vb. denoting indefinite motion (though some of the following may be corruptions really belonging to section a). lit. and fig.: is and fochichersom ar gním n-aithergaib [sic leg.] `he will resort to' BDD 102 c , (cf. CCath. 2016 cited in section a). focicher crú tria chnessaib blood will burst through skin (?`ich werde Blut ... springen lassen' Wi.) TFerbe 648 . focertat i suan co cenn tri la fall asleep RC xiv 46.17 (cf. YBL 5a21 cited in section a). focherddat Ulaid chuci, LL 124a25 ( Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 6 ). focerd C. a magh mor a aenur `C. found himself on' [went in to ?] IT iii 195.3 . focherd i tracht romra comes to (= anchors in) Anecd. ii 15 § 8 . focerd in long i roibi S. ┐ lenaid for carraic ` struck ' Aen. 1010 . focairt chos in Duind C, ar adairc a chele alighted TBC-I¹ 3656 . focaird forsin cuanlocht na mac tíre came upon the wolf-pack ZCP viii 310.40 . Cf. ar chribais il-leirg ... daceird [focheird v.l.] [my dog] comes upon a pig (?) IT i 162.4 ( LL 208a12 ). fochard and Morrigan ... do tascc an catha `proceeded to proclaim' RC xii 108 § 166 .

Cf. rolaus cian i cein | ar do charait i mbrōn, LL 147a41 ( PRIA iii 548 . Supply cuairt ?).

III In the following idiomatic constructions

(a) with AR (cf. II): ni áil dúib á iarfigid arna rala for cubus áiri lest it distress your conscience Wb. 11b21 (Thes. takes `for' as prep., comparing: act ni roib ní for cocubus, 30a16 ). focerd a chubus som ar tomailt torith na muindtiri `he exercised his conscience about eating the produce' Mon. Tall. 77 . ni ralá do cless n-airiut cosinnocht never troubled (?) thee LU 7562 ( BDD 109 ). ní arná corad mo chiall | arna fordulu no tíag it is not that my mind heeds not the strayings (= that I am not acting intentionally ?) LU 4724 . Michél ... focheird mo menma airi `M. ... my mind is set on him' Ériu ii 92.6 .

(b) In the following the vb. seems transitive: focairddsi menmain for in gilla set her heart on RC xxv 346 § 2 . ní foíchiursa mo menmain for óclach n-aile, TBFr. § 24 . ro láeside menmain fora macsom, LU 2928 . Cf. ráthaigis E. aní sin ┐ focheird a menmain airi she considered it (= was puzzled by it ?) LU 10743 .

(c) focerd dano menma in coca thairis cur bhá slan a sechtmain the cook forgot him (?) till a week passed Lism. L. 1997 .

(d) f.¤ for weighs on, grieves, vexes: na cuirid fortsu sin ... uair fogebum uili in t-olc sin grieve not for that BB 445a37 ( Mer. Uil. 10 ). ralágh [prob. for ro-lá] ... cumha a banchéle for an ríg coma ... imeslān é, ZCP xiii 197.12 . bai aenfer ... fornar laessat na cumscaigthi mora sin `whom those great commotions did not affect' CCath. 1086 . atcuas doséin a mhac do epilt. rolá fair go mór go mbaí hi siurcc, AFM vi 2218.20 . (of rain:) ba moa rolá for muintir Uí D. na frossa ferthana ... inás for ṡlógh an Gh., 2034.2 . ar a mhēd rolā fair gan a ṡlogh dia tharrachtain, Hugh Roe 252.29 (67b) .

ba fou fachart[at]arsom it was for that that they applied(?) it Ml. 64a10 . Cf. ni du choscrad in tempuil storidi ralasom `it is not of the destruction of the ... temple that he has put it (gl. non id ille dixit quod illi dicunt Comm. on Marco P. xiv 58 ) Tur. 80 . ba dō fachairtsam son, ar nicontissed aridisse, RC xi 444.3 (= ba do focerdsom anni sen for Coin C. fodeig arna contissed ..., ZCP iii 247.1 ). (Expl. of cruimther as transl. of premther:) in Bretain ... it ē dorintaiset ┐ is anni as premter dorintaiset. is fair iarom rolaset legnidhe na mB. annīsin: amail is lomm, etc. Corm. Y 211 (= is fáei ... latharsat LB; is foi ... rolasat HM. O'Don., Corm. Tr., renders LB `accordingly the literati of the B. explained it'). ni cian rollā for dāla did not long delay (?) SR 7651 .

(e) f.¤ dírna di = scares (?): fochérd dírna mór din tslóg co luid Medb día chosc, LU 4685 . atracht in slōg uile ara chind ┐ rola dirmae din chath imbi oc teacht isin telaig TBC-I¹ 3288 = ro lá dírna dina cathaib ┐ dina sluagaib ac déscid in láich sin, TBC-LL¹ 5391 . See Hermathena 1931 p. 4 , and cf. f.¤ grith I (h) above.

fo-eim, -foím, -fóem

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Forms: fóemaid, fáemaid, foemaim, fuimiu, foím, faemhuidh, -faemhann, fáemit, foemtaitt, faema, rofaomae, rofaemadh, ḟaemadh, foremais, foet, foet, ḟoet, fáet, forroet, ar-foím, for-étt, fhaomh, faemastar, faemastair, aemasdar, foetatar, ḟaemsat, fáemóbh-, fóemhōghaidh, ḟaemabh

later as simple verb, fóemaid, fáemaid. Ind. pres. 1 s. foemaim, LU 8488 . ni fuimiu , ZCP viii 314.21 . 3 s. conda foím , Ériu iv 163 § 27 . faemhuidh, -faemhann, Lism. L. 2923 - 4 . 3 pl. fáemit, LU 9036 . (With suff.) foemtaitt, ACL iii 303 § 12 . pres. subj. 3 s. ron faema , SR 8223 na rofaomae , Mon. Tall. § 54 . past subj. 3 s. rofaemadh ZCP v 502.22 . acht con ḟaemadh , ZCP xiii 174y . pret. and perf. 2 s. foremais, TBC-LL¹ 4012 (forfáomhais St) 3 s. ni foet , RC xxv 346 § 2 (cf. ni foet , ACC 96 ). nad ḟoet , TBC-I¹ 1336 = fáet, LU 5807 ( ni forroet , Corm. Y 698 belongs to ar-foím. cf. also ní for-étt , Ériu xiii 26.30 ). gur fhaomh , PBocht 5 § 27 . nír faemastar , TBC-LL¹ 2186 . ro faemastair BNnÉ 322 § 29 . nír aemasdar , YBL 394b18 . 3 pl. ni foetatar , Anecd. iii 63.10 . nar ḟaemsat , LL 141bz . Middle Ir. fut. stem fáemóbh-: fóemhōghaidh, ZCP xiii 174z But: ní ḟaemabh , IGT, Verbs ex. 583 . See ib. § 67 , where the short vowel is queried, and in some copies condemned. Vn. fáemad, fáemachtain q.v.

In general sense accepts, cf. ar-foím.

(a) accepts, receives (person or thing; DI or ó from), often with notion of approving, countenancing: ni rofoemus sai ... mnai, ZCP iii 237.8 = nír forfáemusa, LU 10323 . úair nad fáet úad a targid dó since he did not accept from him what he had offered him LU 5807 . ro thairgedar do Ercuil a righi ┐ nir fhaem-sam sin, Stair Erc. 490 . fu[a]cair ... do chlannaib S. ... na roḟaema duine dib | ingena ... Caín command the children of S. not to take unto them the ... daughters of C. Rawl. 76a22 (= LL 141b27 ). ochtor do sil Seth ... naroemsat Chain ib. Rawl. 76a 26 (= nar ḟaemsat LL). ní roḟaem nech ... in n-ardríg, Metr. Dinds. iii 342.63 . ar na roḟoem in gilla hi bus hi as the youth (Joseph) did not consent to join her LB 115b1 . tri bliadna deg ... rofaemadh Niall was accepted (as king) BB 50b20 ( MacCarthy 422 ). duīne ... conscelaigetar do briathraib esbaib ... ni rofaemtha cucut thou shalt not admit to thy company ZCP iii 29.12 . ni ḟaomha luighech laimthech, Ériu xiii 20.12 . do aomh sé Muire mar mhnaoi, Dán Dé ii 13 . a anim ararb urusa aslach cech uilc, ┐ ná ro ḟóem in maith itir, PH 8116 . cén mótá uathadh na ro ḟaomh baitsiodh nā creideamh uadh, AFM i 130 . faemais R. inni sin donti náemh F. accepted that (blessing) from F. BNnÉ 321 § 24 . in gáir tucsumar nir ḟaem heeded not MR 40.6 . hit ēsin a n-anmann | dia faemtatar togarmand from which they received their appellations ZCP xii 246 § 20 (corresponding to: conid uaidib ar-femat anmanna, 245.2 ).

(b) agrees to (a proposal), consents (to do something), with neg. refuses: eircid, for C., cussin fer ... Foemaimsea sin tra, for Cú Ch., LU 8488 ( FB 34 ). ba si comairli Ulad forro ... fáemitsium dano ani hisin, LU 9036 ( FB 78 ). ba dirsan duit nách athesc ... Fergusa foremais, TBC-LL¹ 4012 . ca tindscra chuinghi ... ? Mo beith ... ac in ḟir. In fáeme-si siut ? ar P. Fáemaim ... cach ní adera-su rium do dénum, Acall. 6680 . faomaid umaloitt do denum, BColm. 56.10 . nír faemsad na cleirigh anmain, KMMisc. 319.4 . nír aemh codlud lea máthair, Lism. L. 258 . admháil Iosa ... níor aomh aon-asbal eile no other apostle confessed Jesus Dán Dé xx 14 . ro faemabair mo mharbad, Ériu iii 160.8 . rofóemad leo a bás ... menisoerad mo Rígmac they had agreed to slay him SR 3133 . faemais F. ... a breth dosan mar dubairt `agreed that he should receive his award' Ériu iv 226 § 50 . eirgedh ... cu F., dia fhis in bhfaemhann an cis-sin ... Faemhuidh F. in cís-sin ┐ geallaid a thabairt uadh, Lism. L. 2923 . rogabh A. ... do comrag la F. acht conḟaemadh F. provided F. would consent ZCP xiii 174y . do aomhadar cáin do dhíol uatha, Keat. ii 3954 . nír faemastar Fer b. [cen] in comrac do denam F. would not consent to relinquish the fight TBC-LL¹ 2186 = nir ḟoem F. cen in comrac, etc. St. nir fhaem orumsa ... dul isin glenn would not go in to the glen for me Comp. CC 86.12 . gach itchi nár ḟaomhus ort which I did not grant for thy sake ZCP x 348 § 13 .

With ellipse of vn. obj.: muna faoma am imdaigh if thou wilt not come to my couch ZCP i 134y . ro innsidar nar faem Bibus leo that B. had refused to come with them vi 278.32 .

Passing into sense undertakes, attempts (to do something): is snámh a n-aghaidh srotha sin ... ┐ ní ḟaomhaim-si é, Todd Lect. iv 90.26 (perhaps = I do not accept the task). faemait ... teiced ceilgi rompo take to feigned flight CCath. 3101 . ro faemustar in t-athleim `made a second leap' MR 234 4 . cradh Cind Faelad ... do faemadh la Findachta, BB 50a46 ( MacCarthy 416 ). (ellipt.) ó ró thuit C , ... ┐ ro ḟaomhsad Laighnibh as a láithrib catha `betook themselves from their positions of battle' (= gave way ?) Todd Lect. iv 104 § 45 .

(c) accepts (ill-treatment, etc.), submits to, allows: is tūscu ro ḟaemomais-ne sin inás do ticfámais tar in mbreithir doratsum, CCath. 1682 (foidenmis; no fodemmais v.l.). gur fhaomh a ghabháil `deigned to be made prisoner' PBocht 5 § 27 . mina faemair do gabail unless you consent to be captured ZCP vi 36.12 . do aomhsad a léirscrios tar sáile amach, Hackett xv 37 .

(d) yields, concedes, grants, allows (with DO of pers.): dona fíb nochretitis ... ┐ no fáemtaís a n-anmchardine dó LU 2262 ( FA 32 ). faomhuis ... don mnaoi ... | Ráith Ráithleann do bheith da ghairm | ...mar ainm ar an múr [sic leg.], Ériu i 99.5 . foemuis Magnus doibh oirisium for dliged a sen, Marco P. 25 . inní nár faematar a athair nā ṡenathair do fémad dó to yield to him what ... never yielded Cog. 142.19 . ro fhaomhsat Tuath De D. an righe do Breas, Leb. Gab.(i) i 164.13 . neamh dá humhla go n-aomhthaoi may heaven be granted to her meekness (used to be ?) Ó Bruad. ii 122 z.

Cf. Cenel nA. ni theiged hi Caisiul co núe, ar ni foetatar ni assa cuit i mBruig Rig ...; is N. namma di maccaib C. dobert mbruig Rig do Chaissiul. ni foetatar a maic olchena, Anecd. iii 63.10 .

formúchad

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n u, m. (vn. of for-múcha): dia f.¤ i fudamain iffir[n]d, LU 2129 ( FA 19 ). in saile ic a f.¤ , CCath. 2100 . tig formhúchadh ar an ghealaigh eclipse Corp. Astron. 152.27 . Med. of uterine suffocation : de sufucacionem matrisis .i. tecmaidh do trathaib do mnaib formuchad, Irish Texts v 24.1 .

goirt

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adj i

(a) hungry, starved : g.¤ .i. gortach, O'Cl. cú g.¤ elscothach, IT i 41.9 = avidus, Lat. Lives 69.20 . narub saithech narub g.¤ , Fél.² lxxxv May 10 . ni aurberta bith comat guirt `till thou be hungry,' Rule of Tallaght 78 § 56 . dia mbat g.¤ bid fann do chlí, O'D. 992 ( H 3.17, 855 ).

(b) (primary sense Celtica xxi 281 ) bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen : g.¤ gl. acidus, Ir. Gl. 637 . tene ... langoirt, IT i 191.13 . ba gnim guirt, LL 204b50 . serb ┐ g.¤ , PH 7247 . bíad g.¤ cen dig, Triads 70 . níor chaoin a ghalar g.¤ gnáth, DDána 46.16 . gnáithphiana géara goirte, TSh. 4166 . a Bricriu báeth briatharguirt, RC xiv 424.x . oirfitiud serb-g.¤ cen cheol cen áinius, PH 8138 . g.¤ an sdair, DDána 31.25 . gol-gháirthe guirte, TSh. 5574 . Corcach i fil cluca binde | g.¤ a gainem, MacCongl. 15.16 . ní ar a scerter (salann) acht maíne scerter ar mo theangaidh arecha nucu n-ecean is coirt cheana, BB 299a12 . comad estib sin nofhásad in muir marb sin, ár is g.¤ ┐ is serb h-í, LB 159a22 . géar gharbh gh.¤ leó an sáile , Atlantis iv 136.36 . an tuisci bis a talmain g.¤ `salt earth,' Ir. Astr. Tr. 40.17 . gáeth garb g.¤ , LU 2184 ( FA 26 ). da shleig ... is iat nemnecha faeburgoirti dia ruamnaitis rind, LL 189b17 . saigti gera, goirti gunecha goirti keen, bitter, wounding arrows, Cog. 158.17 . buille don glaedhe gherg.¤ , Stair Erc. 1324.

Adv. is and sin roráid Laég g.¤ romgaet, etc., RC iii 178.26 ( LL 121a3 ). co nguilet co serb g.¤ , IT i 191.23 . ro-s-cói co serb-g.¤ , PH 682 . raghuirt do luigh m'oire air, DDána 31.18 .

Compar. Of cream : co neperar de na bi goirtai inni (= indiu) ol bui ane, Laws ii 254.6 ( ZCP xiv 356.5 ). Superl. in cainti ba geriu ┐ ba gortiu ┐ ba hamainsiu bai i nHériu ina aimsir, Hib. Min. 65.4 .

Compds. ¤bíad salt food : began goirt bidh do ┐ terci lenda, Lism. L. 310.11 . ¤bríathrach sharp-tongued : neimhnech goirtbhriathrach ó erlabhra, Cóir Anm. 263 . ¤gním : tré ghoirt-ghníomhaibh na haithrighe do choimhlíonadh austerity , TSh. 8815 . ¤gréchad bitter screaming : an guirt-ghréachadh dorónsad na hairechta sin, CRR² 29 (84.16) .

gorm

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o,ā adj. of colour.

(a) blue (gen. deep-blue, caerulean , as opposed to glas): a n-étguda, eter chorcair ┐ gorm ┐ dub, TBC-LL¹ 66 . Cf. Laws ii 146.13 . brat gorm crónchorcra, LU 8637 ( FB 47 ). guirmidir (v.l. gurmu na) gas do glaisin (of eyes), Ériu iv 96.14 . Of crystal, metallic sheen: lebend ... di glain gil ... iarna brechtrad di gurm ocus chorcra, LU 2039 ( FA 11 ). cona comladaibh gorma gloinidhi, TBC-LL¹ 5608 St. dabhach ... do gloine ghuirm, Ériu iii 156.x . Often of weapons or armour: fri slendaibh slegh ... n-gorm, TBC-LL¹ 5651 St. taisbenad a craisigi cennguirme, MR 196.5 . cnedh ó chrúaidh gurm ... blue steel, IGT Decl. ex. 1129 . Of sea or water: sāl gorm glé, ZCP v 24.2 . srotha gorma, TD 13.3 . Of sky: i nim glan gurm, ZCP iv 235 § 9.

(b) green. Of verdure, vegetation; water: gorm fallán fér na hinnse, Studies 1920, 568 § 20 . múr ... na dtulach ngorm, TD 11.2 . 26.42 . a tobair gorma ghlana, IGT Decl. ex. 542.

(c) dark, swarthy, black: cona c[h]eithirn guirm ghlóraigh (of devils), ACL iii 216 § 4 . leisin ngrinne ngorm ... swarthy host, Ériu iv 114 § 15 . creach na nGall ngorm of the swarthy Norsemen, BS 90.1 . fer gorm (form assumed by the devil), BNnÉ 56 § 60 . fir gorma= nigri, TFrag. 162.3 . beirt d'feroip gorma negroes, Fl. Earls 254.z . Cf. ITS xiv 64.16 . fa ech ngorm, ZCP viii 221 § 37 ; 220 § 28 (where distinguished from `ech dub'). da ttug gabhair nguirm, Cog. 96.19 . gorm garbgáisitech (of a boar), Fianaig. 64.13 . da óclach ... abratgorma with dark lashes, TBC-LL¹ 4346 . fegais ... in carcair ngairbh nguirm, Lism. L. 3633 . cúilteagh na gclár ngorm (description of a castle), DDána 119 § 27 . guirmther gual, MR 20.7 . TD 37.7 . do seitidaib gorma ... tarb, TTebe 1280 . a n-as gurma (.i. as duibhe), ZCP v 490 § 17 (B. na Filed). a chuil ghormsa dhatha an dáoil, IGT Decl. ex. 863 . Fig. truagh mo betha gaibthech gorm ... gloomy, ZCP x 415.7 .

(d) Fig. illustrious, splendid: gorm .i. urdairc ut est an-as gurma rudhradh rígh, O'Dav. 1033 (= gurmu, 1345 ). gorm .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl. in gormríg ro múchtha, Fél. Prol. 233 . ZCP xiii 16 § 21 . Ailill, Etan canar gorm who is famed in song (?), ZCP xi 110 § 23 . hūa nīamguirm Nēill, ACL iii 217 § 1 . rí rogorm, CS 188.4 ; Metr. Dinds. ii 82.39 . macc Echach ollguirm, LL 182b44 ( Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 20 ). rí roghach rath-gorm, AU i 418.11 (an. 902) . féin ṅguirm nglése, LL 133b42 ( Todd Nenn. 228.62 ; possibly used of weapons). Maol fial Finnia ... eo ruadh roghorm `most illustrious hero,' AFM i 556.z = AU i 418.4 (an. 902).

(e) fiery red (?): gorm .i. dearg, O'Cl. (prob. only a guess, due to association with compds.; see below). grían tul-gorm, MU² 461 . ? la Marc rūadgorm rīgdae ` red-fiery ,' Fél. Ep. 260.

Compds. (a) With adj. or noun of colour: ¤chorcra: sian a grúadi gormchorcrai ... olive-hued (?), IT i 69.4 . ¤dub: do refeduib gormdubhaibh glasiaraind, CCath. 2627 . ¤gel: da n-grúad gormgela cróderca ... veined with blue and blood-red (?), LU 8677 ( FB 51 ). ¤glas: egcosc inn e[i]ch sin .i. gabair gormglasa ... dark grey (?), TTebe 2279 . ¤ruad (of a spear), IT i 310.39 .

(b) With subst. or adj. either in primary sense or fig.: ¤abrach dark-lashed: in tsúil ... gormabrach, Ériu iv 218 § 22 . ¤aibnech, TD 21.29 . ¤ainech of illustrious fame: rige gormainech Galian, Rawl. 85a17 . fian gormainech goburglas noble-faced , Fianaig. 10 § 8 . AFM i 544.16 . LL 98a1 . BDD² 670 . ¤at[t] a silvery-blue helmet: pl. gormait, Caithr. CC § 11 . ¤chath: iar ngormchath 'after the harsh battle', SR (Greene) 6559 . ¤dercach blue-eyed , TD 17.42 . ¤duille green (dark ?) foliage: ar feadh fedha gormdhuille, Celt. Rev. x 137.21 . ¤gae a blue spear , IT iii 13 § 25 . ¤glan: do chiniud gorm-glan Galīan bright and famous , Metr. Dinds. ii 66.2 . ¤grianach ` blue-soiled ,' TD 9.45 . ¤inis ` blue isle ,' 21.17 . ¤lann burnished blade , LL 184a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 36 ). ¤némann grey pearl , TD 19.1 . ¤ famous king , Fél. Prol. 223 . Of God, ZCP xiii 16 § 25 . ¤ ṡáile dark-green sea , IGT Decl. ex. 638 . go Drobaois ... gormsrothaigh, BNnÉ 204.y . ¤shluag `famous host,' LL 158a5 . ¤tholach green hill, IGT Decl. ex. 746.

(c) With other adjj., prob. with intensive force: ¤gér: galar goirmgēr goineidech, ZCP xii 393 § 10 . ¤glan: a gheasa gorm-ghlana his very clear (?) taboos, Leb. Cert. 12.6 . ¤nár: ardrí gormnár Gaedal truly-noble (?), illustrious and noble (?), LL 132b33 .

maith

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Forms: maid, ferr, ferrsoun, ferra, olc, maithe, maithghníomhartha

i, adj. and subst. The form maid is freq. in Wb., cf. SR 1247.

I As adj. good in various senses of the word: gl. bonus, Ir. Gl. 661.

(a) in moral sense: rect maid a good law, Wb. 3d10 . gním olc no m.¤ , Ml. 15a6 . féil Mairc maith, Fél. May 18. dá noí míled mathe, July 23 . tri meicc mathi, SR 2490. ben m.¤ nad fitir fer romat a virtuous woman, ZCP viii 113.6 . mná córi ciall-mathi, SCC 40. cridiscelae maithi good desires, Mon. Tall. § 25. dena ní m.¤ isind lo m.¤ , PH 7347. co forcetlaibh maithibh, AU 886. As pred.: m.¤ días, Fél. Mar. 13. ZCP viii 108.23 . m.¤ do Dia-su ┐ olc ar ndee-ne, PH 716. ata mmaithi which are good, Ml. 89a2 . Used as subst. in masc., a good man: ni farnic sede nach maid . . . isin domun he found none good, Wb. 2a21 . do dechrugud etir maithi ┐ ulcu, Ml. 19d2 .

(b) of quality, state, etc. good (of its kind), profitable, excellent: robad m.¤ a lúag, LU 4451. is m.¤ nach cualammar ┐ nach fetammar (i.e. omne ignotum pro mirabili), TBC-LL¹ 7. maithi na hairm-se these weapons are good, 1098 . isin Temraig m.¤ , MacCarthy 194 § 3. is m.¤ eturru they are on good terms, BB 266a21 . nir bho m.¤ etir Brian ┐ Tadg, ALC i 6.13 . Cf. as m.¤ an airde badhbhdhúin ata 'n-a mur its wall has fully the height of a bawn, MS. Mat. 579.17 (D. Mac Firbhisigh).

(c) denoting ability, fitness, proficiency: it mathi side oc aslug skilled in seducing, Wb. 30c13 . ammi mm.¤ oc loṅgud we are good eaters, LL 252b48 . it mait[h]-siu oc breth for aislingi, MacCongl. 67.1 . am m.¤-se for fithchill I am good at chess, LU 10804. nimtha m.¤ do chath indiu I am not in form for fighting, SCC 13. batar maithi do imfulung na fían (of hostellers), Corm. Y 1018 (p. 87.11) . doine . . . ad maithi d'uaim laide who are skilled in rhyming lays, ACL iii 306 § 10.

(d) folld. by prep.: m.¤ do good for, to the advantage of: issed is m.¤ deit, ercc co Comgald, Mon. Tall. § 66. corop m.¤ dō siu ocus thall that it may be well for him here and hereafter, Ériu ix 47 § 17. is m.¤ don lucht tidnaicther do bás ar in coimdid, PH 6593. m.¤ fri good to, kind to: ba m.¤ Curui frit?, Ériu ii 28.2 . asbert C. fria maccaib combtis mathi fri Fiachu, LL 315b52 . is m.¤ re corp, is fada a olc don anmain pleasant to (of a vice), Ériu v 26.11 . Similarly as adv.: adubart-sa risin seighler beth co m.¤ fris to treat him well, ZCP vi 76.7 , cf. 40.12 . With DO in same sense: intí is olc dó fadéin, cia aile dia mbad m.¤ he?, PH 5972. is m.¤ limm it seems good to me, I like, approve: mad maid la Dia (= si Dominus permiserit), Wb. 14a11 , cf. 6b18 . issed as m.¤ laisim, Mon. Tall. § 21. cibe la bes m.¤ leo whatever day they like, Laws v 292.18 . ingen uallach . . . m.¤ lēi teglachas, LU 4447 = ba mian lē, Anecd. i 22.3 . With FRI: olsodain nad m.¤ fri Cirine ciasperthar Jerome does not approve of their being said, Hib. Min. 7.235 .

(e) of rank, station, wealth: is m.¤ fer in taige itaam wealthy(?), TBC-LL¹ 117. a n-indliss araile fir m.¤ (= patris familias cuiusdam), Lat. Lives 95. o dhoriachtatar uli m.¤ saich `gentle and simple', PH 191. berthair . . . a fir mathi co hEogan his nobles, ZCP viii 313.8 . Oft. absol. in m. pl. persons of rank, nobles (= Lat. optimates): mathi Ulad, FB 5. mathe fer nhErend, TBC-LL¹ 4249. mathi Lochlainne, CRR 13. righdhal mathe Erenn, AU 858. na maithe .i. na sacairt, PH 6502. maithi clerech Cene[oi]l C., AU ii 328.26 . maithi bharūn Erenn, 396.14 . AFM iv 752.1 . Of women: mna ┐ maithi ┐ ingenraid na Laitinda `noble ladies', Aen. 1664.

(f) often used, like Eng. well, as interj. at beginning of a reply or statement: m.¤, a thriath!, CRR 11. m.¤ a t[h]róig! MacCongl. 19.19 . m.¤ and, a Ibair!, TBC-LL¹ 1209.

(g) adv.: m.¤ rucais do breth well hast thou judged, TBC-LL¹ 1050. is m.¤ cotlai thou sleepest well, MacCongl. 116.1 . m.¤ fuairsead filidh Banbha arbh fhéidir leo do labhra B.'s poets did well to invent all they could, Content. v 153. With co: hore pridchas co mm.¤ , Wb. 7b15 . nir bo lá go m.¤ it was not fully day, TFrag. 118.14 . gan ní do rádh acht ní bes agad co ró m.¤ what you know very well, O'Gr. Cat. 211.10. As adv. of degree: is airdi sin co m.¤ nā slíab Sioin a good deal higher, Maund. 48.

Compar. ferr (indecl.). maith ┐ f. ┐ ferrsom good, better and best, Auraic. 655 = fearr ┐ fearrson, 645 , ferrsoun, 3268 (this superl. form is not found in lit.). nídad f.-si ye are not better, Wb. 8c7 . bes nocon [ḟ]err in ben, SCC 43. ba f. Conchobar cach rig, ZCP viii 217 § 5. f. cach clú, Thes. ii 293.16 ( SP ii § 2 ). is f. precept oldaas labrad ilbéelre, Wb. 12d7 . is f. in ernaigthe oldat indmusa, PH 5616. is f. do laech andai-siu he is a better warrior than thou, IT i 101.11 ; cf. combadad f. do loech anna C. that thou wast a better warrior than C., TBC-LL¹ p. 587 n. cid f. cid messu dom nirt be my strength better or worse, SCC 38. ? pl. léicsius rígi dóib . . . ┐ nip ferra im rath . . . andúsa they were no better (?), TBC-LL¹ 52. dus in mbatar seoit ba ferra isin uaim andas a tucadh este, Anecd. ii 57.19 . roptis ferra ... inata na seoit, Anecd. ii 53.14 .

is f. dom it is better for me: is f. dún a dénum, Wb. 14b17 . is f. duit dian-fésser, Fél. Oct. 24. do bad fh. dō can techt nā techt mar sin it would be better for him not to come, PH 7793. fearr damsa a n-edargairi I had better separate them, RC xxiv 194 § 8.

is f. limm I think it better, I prefer: is f. limm rafesid (gl. nolo vos ignorare), Wb. 12a1 . f. lium indás anad | scarad frisin ṅdomun, Fél. Ep. 367. ba f. lais bas do thecht dó oltas beith i mbethaid, PH 6544. (superl.) is é [is] férr límm fogéb . . . bás crochi the death of the cross is my choice, 2430 .

f. de the better of, for (s. KZ liii 82 f .): manibat fer[r] som de tri aesnadud inna diglae if they be none the better, Ml. 24c1 . conid ferrde lem-sa cech pian fogéb ar ainm nDé I welcome every pain that I shall suffer in God's name, PH 2427. bid fearr-di frib menma bar mathar dia nom-ruca[id]-sa lib your mother's love for you will be the greater, RC xxiv 56 § 17 . feirrde mé méad a áladh I am the better for the number of his wounds, Dán Dé xxii 10. cá feirrde an tocht doní an béal | sgéal doní an rosg ar a rún? what is gained by the mouth's silence (if) the eye betrays its secret? Dánta Gr. 38.11 (ed. 1926).

As adv.: condib f. donberaid-si oldaas cách that ye may give it better, Wb. 16c9 . corop f. assa f. donimdigi[d] desseirc Dé that ye may abound better and better in love of God, 23b1 .

Superl. dech q.v. Later ferr: bam-sa f. im chath ┐ comrac díb I was the best of them, TBC-LL¹ 17. croinn . . . as f. do baí i nErinn, RC xviii 172.21 . aenfer rob ḟ. troccaire tanic d'ḟuil na Adham-clainne, 182.1 . gach fód is fearr d'ár n-áitibh, Keat. Poems 44.

II As subst. i, neut. in O.Ir. (see Wb. 5d30 , 33d10 quoted below), later masc. and in Mod.Ir. often fem. That which is good; good: gl. bonum, Ir. Gl. 798.

(a) in moral sense: ná m.¤ robé, bad hed dogneid whatever good there is, Wb. 5d30 . is asse duíb maid do denum, 4a4 . nad rancatar les denma m.¤ that they had no need to do good, Ml. 35b25 . inne m.¤ nó uilcc the quality of good or evil, Sg. 39a32 . tan is d'oen-craunn maid is uilc since from one tree is good and evil, SR 1247 ( uilc = olc, Stokes Academy No. 584, 1883 ). a maith his virtue , Mon. Tall. § 36. in lucht dianid comthrom a m.¤ ┐ a n-olc whose good and bad (actions) are equal, FA 24. m.¤ cáich d'ionnlach `to attack others' good deeds', Content. xiv 33 . mór in m.¤ dó . . . Dond Cualnge do thabairt dúnni it is great goodness for him to give us the D.C., TBC-LL¹ 121. Cf. mōr in m.¤ corba cendais do Martain, Lat. Lives 100 (= mor in m.¤ do M. corba cendais). pl. na maithe dogniam . . . ┐ na hulca imgabamít the good deeds we do, PH 6865. (fem.) gach m.¤ do ḟoráileadh ar chách, go ngníomhuigheadh féin rompa í every good deed he enjoined on others he used to do himself first, Keat. iii 3038.

(b) of state, condition, etc., a good thing, a benefit; good, prosperity . in tan durairngert Dia du Abracham a m.¤ sin, Wb. 33d10 , cf. 14b6 . atu i m'ulc, nim-fuil i m'm.¤ it is not well with me, TBC-LL¹ 2335. co mbaí m.¤ de .i. Lugaid so that good came of it, namely (the birth of) L., LL 124b52 . ro línais mo meis o cach m.¤ thou hast filled my platter with every good thing, PH 1359. cia m.¤ nā tibre int athair dia maccu? 7889 . nā raibhe m.¤ ag Certán (an imprecation), Ériu viii 139.32 . co roibh m.¤ h'anora fein agud! `much honour be thine', ZCP vi 81.19 , cf. 282.15 . in mh.¤ do bhí, ná bí dhi `the good that hath been, meddle not with it', O'Gr. Cat. 392.22 (early 17th cent.). an mh.¤ do dhéanfa mé air mo phobal, Jerem. xxix 32.

ar m.¤ fri for good unto, for the sake of: ní ar m.¤ frib, Wb. 19d28 . ar m.¤ fri Duaid, Ml. 109d7 . ar m.¤ friu diblinaib for their mutual advantage, Laws v 464.27 . Similarly with DO: per caritatem .i. do m.¤ friss, Wb. 6d4 . In pl. ar maithi (maithib) fri, Celtica i 335-37 : ar maithe re hinbleoguin do nithur sin, Laws ii 100.11 . ar maithi re fine, iii 542.16 . ar mathib red' mac, ZCP xii 386.15 . ar maithib rimsa, Aen. 128.2041 . ní ar mhaithe liom do tharraing tar sáile , Hackett xviii 17 .

(c) concrete, goods, property, wealth: is lia mo m.¤-sea indá do m.¤-siu, TBC-LL¹ 58. m.¤ in talman (sic leg.), ACL iii 237 § 31. imgabsat m.¤ Maireda `quitted Mairid's domain', Metr. Dinds. iv 64. thug Brian ┐ Muimhnigh an mh.¤ sin leó ar chúlaibh (of booty), Ériu i 80.14 . beag a shuim i m.¤ nó maoin, Dánta Gr. xi 10 .

COMPDS. (rarely used, generally replaced by dag-, deg-).

? mathchorach, Rawl. 116c49 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 18 § 21 (= that makes good compacts Meyer). ¤fer: pl. maithfir, Gorm. Dec. 24. ¤gein: m. mairre (leg. Maire), SR 2733. Marian mait[h]gein, Gorm. 30. ? ¤glond: luchraib mathglond `with the lustres of good deeds', RC xxvi 166.14 . ¤gním: ag maoidheamh . . . na maithghníomh, TSh. 8730. ¤gnímrad: pl. maithghníomhartha , TSh. 4339. ¤greim: lith co m. `good hold' (? profit), Lism. L. 2111. ¤ingen, Ériu i 122.5 . ? ¤a good thing: m. Muimnech Muircertach the treasure (glory) of the Munstermen, MacCarthy 430 § 1 = BB 51a18 (: flaithrī).

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