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aga

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n (with unlen. -g-) f. space of time: uair na tairnic in acu cinter do'n chind `because the period fixed by the head had not expired', Laws v 380.4 Comm. an neach bhus sia a.¤ ón éag `whose hour is farthest from death', Dán Dé xiv 2 . madh gearr m'a.¤ , O'R. Poems 3895 . is gerr inn a.¤ gan imthecht `short is the time', Studies 1920, 417.1 . aicme gan a.¤ ar a neart / an mhaicne ar aba a n-aithcheacht, DDána 60.5 . ó nach bí a.¤ aca ar leóirghníomh do dheunamh san mbeatha so (of those who repent on their death-beds), Eochairsg. 117.13 . gan a.¤ ceaselessly, Keat. i 172.3 . Of space: is meádhan an raon atá idir an dá ghualainn do'n a.¤ idir an éadan ┐ an imliocán the line from shoulder to shoulder bisects the space between forehead and navel, Eochairsg. 38.32 . daigheadh .i. eadh maith .i. a.¤ mhaith. do bheirim daigheadh don ghaoith .i. do bheirim a.¤ mhaith don ghaoith, O'Cl.

Cf. 3 áige.

3 áige

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Forms: ága(e)

n also ága(e). io, m. Perh. same word as 1, 2 áige time, fixed period: mithisse .vii. mbliadna . . . tanic de in t-áge hísin LU 11034 . ní laimthea a sarugud co tísed áigi na bliadna sin (i.e. the Feis Temra or Óenach Tailten), 4214 . rochuinigh . . . an ben a tochra i n-āge a gellta `at the time for which it had been promised', BColm. 92.3 . ó ocht calne Apréile . . . co hOctimbir á.¤ (: ráde) `until the period of O.', Ériu iii 104 § 39 . in treas cath i n-aga aimsire int sannruth, BB 491a19 . i cinn an á.¤ , Aisl. Tond. 93 § 2 . ní fil m'á.¤ ní bas sía `my span of life lasts no longer', Metr. Dinds. iv 28.47 . cach ági at every season, Imr. Brain 13.3 . . dcccc. age selbai, ZCP xii 363.28 . oin co aige .i. casc no nollac a loan until a definite day, Laws iii 492.11, 12 Comm. attat secht n-airligthe do-sliat loig n-einech mani thoirsait (leg. thairsit) a n-agai dia tecmai gabud i n-agui a n-eurca `if they are not returned at the speci- fied time', v 372.12 . airligud do fiur adbaill re n-agu a erce, 370.y . on (= ōn) fri hanairchenn, ni nasccar, ni cinnter a agae, 368.16 . in tan cindter aigi dithma forro when the time of their forfeiture is fixed, 246.8 Comm. ni forsna fuirmither aige a thing for which no period is fixed, i 146.6 Comm. co mbere [in bó] laeg isin aige ro gellad, O'Curry 653 ( H 3.18, 316 ). cidbe aige gnath no ingnath berius, 654 (ib. 318).

Cf. aga.

anál

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Forms: anál

n ā, f. Orig. vn. of anaid. Celt. Verb p. 186 . Pedersen, Litteris ii 77 - 94 (Best Bibliogr.), LEIA anál f. IGT Decl. § 149 . n. sg. anáil, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 58 § 31 . act of breathing; breath: donanáil gl. anele, Gild. Lor. gl. 123 ( anhela, Du Cange , see Ascoli xxxiii ). ic egmig impu . . . fot a n-anali till out of breath, LU 1902 ( RC x 56.15 ). anála fer ┐ ech, 9246 . anáil nathrach, 5442 (TBC). rob imda airech . . . ica urgabail ar n-urnaidm a anala air through shortness of breath (of fleeing men), MR 318.11 . tocbaid bar n-anála i núachtur bar cléib du bar n-étrummugud tairis, Mer. Uil. 65 . tromtínfed a mbrenanala, BB 495a8 . bolad fína lía anóil (: óir), LU 3640 ( SCC 31 ). a.¤ mnáa lat ingin breathes like a woman, Fing. R. 373 ( ZCP iii 5 § 14 ). omun iar sin hi cride / iss a.¤ hi trommchride (on the situation (in the body) of the passions and propensities), ACL iii 223.10 . lán dom anáil ón uabhar puffed up with pride(?), Studies 1924, 87 § 16 . cuir mar thúis anáil th'ochta / fam ghnúis d'fhagháil fhurtochta, DDána 67.30 . goill dom athchur 'sdom arguin / . . . / rug a hanáil óm inntinn, 90.5 . do-bhir dá ḟine a n-anáil `who gives life to his kinsfolk', TD 32.80 . lé anáil na nél um nóna / fér ag fagháil chóra a críaidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1153 . d'anáil óirmheirgeadh the breeze caused by the waving of ensigns, L. Cl. A. B. 100.200 . lé séideadh nó lé súghadh a anáile, TSh. 1896 . oiret anala géoid the slightest breath, RC xxiv 381.18 . táinig d'anáil chuaigh fa Chormac `such fumes arose from the goblet', TD 29.34 .

In various phrases. do-beir a.¤ fo breathes on: a ndorat a anáil foí when he blew under it (of a fire), Trip.² 132 . tuc a a.¤ fai iarsin `the Devil breathed on him them', BCC 454.28 . do-beir a.¤ for: dobeir an sacart secht n-[an]ála Dē for a muin the priest breathes seven breaths of God on his back (significance obscure, apparently a form of appeasement), BColm. 96.27 . dobeir íarum an t-airchindech secht n-anāla Dē for a muin corigci an lic i ndorus a tighi apad, 29 . gaibid ar (for) a.¤ : no co ngaba for thrí ara anáil till he thrice holds in his breath, Mer. Uil. 135 . rogab for a anáil, CCath. 2072 . do léici, léicid a.¤ exhales breath: crét tái cen t'anál do lécud immach? PH 8136 . ro teilgedh a anál, CCath. 2164 . aithinne dubh . . . léicis Mlaise a anáil foillsigh / fúithib gur shoillsigh, SG 27.33 . dia ttealccat an lucht úd a n-anala get breathing time, AFM v 1766.24 . do-léici, léicid a.¤ do: ma tarlaic a nanala doibh if he gave them a breathing space (of driving cattle), O'Curry 2325 ( Eg. 88, 25 (26)b ). ro léc a tri nanala doib, O'Curry 2341 (ib. 26 (27)c ). intan dorelced mo anāl damsa provided I can breathe, TBC-I¹ 2192 . nír léig Gall ort a anáil 'no foreigner breathed upon you', Giolla Brighde 40 § 5 .

In descriptions of heroes' feats (precise application not clear): rothchless ┐ otar ┐ cless for análaib (of Cú Chulainn), LU 5972 (= gless (cleas St.) for a.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 2111 ). eter chles for análaib ┐ ubullchles ┐ siaburchles, 8442 ( FB 30 ). léim tar neimh ┐ cleas fur anala, RC xxix 128 § 35 . ro clisius for analaib / uasa uíb ( ? uas aúib) na n-ech, LU 9345 . immasleig cach la beirt immin n-araid gabáil na n-ésse biid uasaib ┐ análaib, 9294 . Cf. in descriptions of fighting: is amlaid bís mo chú . . . oc imguin ós analaib, TBC-LL¹ 531 . arfich ó aíb ech ┐ analaib fer, LU 8347 ( FB 24 ). atrácht a én gaile osa anáil co m-búi for folúamain imma chend (of Hercules), LL 225a48 ( TTr. 600 ). rachomaicsigsetar na catha da ceile . . . co raeirgetar a n-eoin gaile ósa n-analaib, 239b42 ( 1706 ).

Of recitation, ref. to the number of words, etc. to be spoken in one breath: intan ba roscadh . . . cindas nothomsidhe? . . . do focul forba anaile no-taispenta don choiceadh focul, uair is coic focail romesadh i n-anail in filed by a word completing a breath which was indicated by the fifth word . . ., Auraic. 930 = 3860 . dilius do bair[d]ne a tomus et coir n-anala their measure and correct phrasing (lit. breathing), 3528 . is é cóir nanála .i. narop sia las in bfer nít gaib (= nodgaib ?) ó aná[i]l cen (leg. cech ?) leth ┐ gach cethruma inás a céile, ar na roib cam .i. cin claen dona claenaib . . . that the man who recites it in (one ?) breath may not prolong any one couplet or any one line more than another(?), O'D. 1222 (H 2.15, 86b). Of the chanting of psalms: a sailm iar fersaib ┐ linib ┐ adhantaib ┐ analaib, Laws v 24.9 Comm. oc cetul a shalm . . . for aillib ┐ annalaib ┐ ernalib, MacCongl. 13.11 . Of the recitation of a magic formula: D. doroine dic[h]etal do cennaib for enanail do cuingidh feraind for C., LL 392b53 . Similarly: for óenchoiss ┐ óenláim ┐ óenanáil rachain dóib insin uile, LU 6983 = BDD² 562 . Legal: tucait mbinniusa .i. a foclaib ┐ a nanalib diction and enunciation (of speaking in court), O'D. 849 (H 3.17, c. 603). fot naen anala do boaire, ┐ .u. focuil inti, a dó do filid . . . a tri do flaith . . . a secht do eclais, ┐ nai focail cethrachat indtib, O'Curry 698 (H 3.18, 337). go deich do foclaib ┐ vii nanala don eclais ┐ vii focail in cach anail . . . da anail don fili ┐ v focail in cach anail, 227 (122).

On the connection between a.¤ and poetic art (aí), see Celtica vi 215 ff. do glaine n-anáile, Ériu xiii 37.15 . do-glind anáil / ailibh caoinibh / inghen gaoithe . . . eisimh teisimh / eallaing, teallaincc, 16 . a hainm (i.e. aí) i ccaoimthecht fria hanail, 39.24 .

Compd. anal-utmall of quick breath, panting , CCath. 4956 .

1 barr

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Forms: barra, bhairr

n o, m. Otherwise: an fearann barra (g p. ?) the produce farm , Maguires of F. 92.

(a) In general, top, tip, end : b.¤ .i. críoch, O'Cl. b., críoch, corr, Eg. Gl. 65. pundand . . . ben-de-ind .i. a b.¤ benar de, Corm. Y 1065. for b.¤ cech oen chlúi, IT i 191.17 . for b.¤ na tuinne, LL 14625. for b.¤ slati, PH 131. for b.¤ an tsrotha, BNnÉ 296 n. 4 . ar b.¤ uachtarach na lasrach, TTebe 4142 . ruaíc tucadh do b.¤ in tṡluaigh the front of the host, AU iii 538.24 . sdéad seang ar bharraibh a bróg, DDána 106.10 . i mb.¤ an bhrogha, 71.16 . ? im' imdai . . . conna barreib forōrdae, MacCongl. 119.2 . ar b.¤ na cathrach `housetops', Stair Erc. 1872. bíbh (sic) a bárr so er bechbrethaibh `let [me see] any one improve upon . . .', O'Gr. Cat. 110.14. fo b.¤ Chenil Luachain `upper end', Ann. Conn. 1390.6 . b.¤ eanbruithi scum, O'Gr. Cat. 252.31. bárr bláthaigi 179.4 . go coilltibh bhairr na tuaithe, AFM vi 2230.2 . Cf. 1 úachtar (b).

(b) Special applications. Of trees, top, branching portion; of plants, tip, flower-head: b.¤ gl. frons -dis, Sg. 113b6 . in bairr thalman gl. intiba, 169b1 . b.¤ edin treetop interlaced with ivy, Thes. ii 294.11 . i mbarraibh cech primhfedhae, Blathm. 256. for barraib crand, Laws iv 188.14 Comm. athgabail cerc . . . mad i mbarr, gat ima bun if they are in a treetop let a withe be tied around its trunk, ii 118.14 Comm. in comad ro sia a b.¤ (of a felled tree), iii 226.11 Comm. b. blaithe . . . foríti ina mbech, Laws ii 120.x (but see Bechbretha 190 ). íar mb.¤ ḟedo, Imr. Brain 42. tri .xx crand / comraic nad chomraic a mb.¤ their branches almost touch (?), LU 3703 ( SCC 33 ). cromm barr cráeb, LL 12851. b.¤ sobarche, LU 10846. do b.¤ in feoir, CF 73.10 . no-thescatís barru na crand, PH 4620. b.¤ an luis, DDána 71.19 . b.¤ dés, IGT Decl. ex. 1089.

In phr. bun b.¤ = lock, stock and barrel, completely: ro tesc in ṅgabail . . . d'óenbéim bun b.¤ trunk and branch, TBC-LL¹ 746. ic atód tenedh ┐ do cuired in omna . . . bun b.¤ fair, IT iii 195 § 33. Cf. bretha bairr bunaid, Laws iv 166.x. dilsigthir barr bunaid a ttorad in cethramad bliadain, 168.3 . See 1 bun.

(c) Of the extremities of the body: b.¤ na teangadh, Cóir Anm. 279. Cf. TTebe 1863 . b.¤ a da slindén. TBC-LL¹ p. 615 n.6 . doghabh an rioghan ar b.¤ láimhe, Ériu v 184.370 . Cf. Dán Dé xv 32 . b.¤ na mér (collect. ?), Studies 1924, 243 § 15 . b.¤ na sróna, IGT Decl. ex. 1389. b.¤ fiadha an antler tip, Celtica ii 32 § 3 . b.¤ búabaill, see s.v. búaball.

(d) head of hair: do b.¤ cass, IT iii 16 § 41. barr buide for-dut-tá 'the yellow head of hair which is upon you', Echtrae Chonnlai 121 § 5 . b.¤ (.i. gruag), ZCP iii 378.18 (B. na f.). as caomh ┐ as find an b.¤ fil for L. . . . bidh é a ainm óniu amach, Findbarr, BNnÉ 12 § 9 . an b.¤ bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 1 .

(e) helmet, tiara, diadem: saraballa i.e. tyara uel b.¤ , Thes. i 2.11 . b.¤ gl. tiaras, Sg. 70a20 . b.¤ gl. pellium (i.e. pilleum), 95a6 . b.¤ gl. cassis, 67b6 . casuss (leg. cassis) [.i.] b.¤ , Laws i 32.20 Comm. b.¤ bís am cenn in rígh gl. eobarr, Ériu ii 4 n.49 . an ingin . . . ┐ b.¤ ōrda for a mullach, ZCP iii 459.22 . tathuigid in mb.¤ . . . .i. mionn n-oir bis for cionn ind rig, RC x 218 § 8 . See cathbarr.

(f) crop, produce: See Wagner, Ériu xx 180. buide beus b.¤ Feimin `Feimen's crop', Lament 13 . gort geal nach bí fá bh.¤ , Aithd. D. 62.5 . b.¤ dreasa durrthoigh, IGT Decl. ex. 1210. ní fhuair b.¤ ón deachmhaidh dhíbh `he found no fruit on a tenth of them' (of vines), PBocht 7.16 . b.¤ cnó . . . / ar choll, O'R. Poems 161. ar bharraibh aipche ┐ anaipche an tíre, AFM vi 2186.x . a mbairr ┐ a nguirt do mhilleadh, iv 856.2 . ? bretha bairr ┐ maigne, Laws iv 188.8 (`judgments concerning tree-top and field'). beich thetechta (sic leg. cf. 180.16 ) gaibte b.¤ nemid swarms that settle on the crop of a n. (?), 184.z .i. gabait i mb.¤ craind uasalneimidh, 186.30 Comm. Fig. ar [an] gcrábhadh do bhiadh b.¤ , DDána 3.5.

(g) Gramm. enclitic (demonstr. or emph. pron.): fearsoin, fearsin, lochdach gach b.¤ dhíobh, óir ní cóir b.¤ gan shunnradh (i.e. the demonstrative suffix may not be used without the article), IGT Introd. 7.26 . ag oireamhuin don fhocal bhíos roimhe bhíos an b.¤ madh cáol no leathan é, mar atá an fearúd . . ., mac an fhiriúd, 32 § 149. réd neamhshubsdainteach an b.¤ , ibid. ní cháoluigheann focal le b.¤ ar bioth achd le b. innsgne an emphasizing pronoun , § 150 . ón Tadhgsa . . . an b.¤ iomchras an sunnradhsin it is the enclitic that takes that defining element, § 15.

(h) Fig. top, climax, end; crown, supremacy, preeminence, transcendence: benait . . . / b.¤ find for slúag enair bring to a triumphant end, Fél. Jan. 31. Andreas . . . / dobeir b.¤ . . . / Nouimbir for slúagu, Nov. 30. na trí bairr for Érind .i. b.¤ dés ┐ b.¤ scoth ┐ b.¤ measa `the best of corn crops (?)' (Gloss.), BDD² 609 f. ishe thall a mb.¤ / do choic coicedaib hEirenn deprived of their supremacy, Rawl. 163b3 . ar bháidh is ar bh. ceiníl, MS. Mat. 565.40 . a mb.¤ . . . / tarla ag Róis ó ráonsgolaibh `R. was given the palm', O'R. Poems 221. gan b. ionnta acht ar áirmheas `have no other point of superiority', Content. vi 50. ní bhiadh b.¤ againn san ccéim-se ar na beathadhachoibh allta superiority , Desid. 1550. bárr óm dhuinese ag duine ní thárla none ever bore off the palm from, Hackett xl 115 . le b.¤ luais `by surpassing speed', Ir. Review 1913, 625 § 21 . le bárr neirt, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 352.12 . ba b.¤ aithméla a crowning cause of regret, Caithr. Thoirdh. 27.35 . le b.¤ gaoise `excessive wisdom', Content. xvi 98.

With beirid, do-beir: is tusa féin bheir b.¤ seirbe orra uile who exceeds them in discordance, SG 287.22 . go rugadar bárr ainbhfeasa ar gach droing d'eiricibh, Eochairsg. 1.17 . nach béarthaoi a b.¤ ar theagh that she might not be surpassed in the matter of (her) house, Content. xxviii 48. go bhfuil ní éigin sna daoinibh eili tré mbeirid ar mb.¤ , Desid. 2055. nocha ttainicc roimpe dia cineadh aoinbhen rug b.¤ a maithessa, AFM iii 580.12 . b.¤ Néill do thabhairt d'Fhéidhlim `putting F. above N.', Content. vi 246.

(i) Of an individual, one who is preeminent, chief, leader : in [b. buadhach] Benéan, Leb. Cert. 112.12 . Patraic b.¤ Breg, LL 15538. Brighid Bhreagh [as] bh.¤ na n-ógh, DDána 42.46 . b.¤ na n-uile `the Lord of the world', Aithd. D. 75.6 . aon bh.¤ áigh cloinne D., AFM vi 2240.1 . ní fríth . . ./ a bh.¤ do chéile comhluinn his superior, Content. xiv 25.

(j) more (than, AR); excess, overplus, addition: iarr féin b. air sin more than that, O'D. 714 (H. 3.17, 522) (scribal note). Cf. cuir b.¤ air seo, O'Gr. Cat. 111.31 . b.¤ ar sheachtmhoghat bliadhan more than 70 years, MS. Mat. 568.6 . fiche bliadhain is bárr re chois, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 342.21 . bárr daoine `excess of numbers', ITS i 154.12 . b.¤ uaidh ar a heolchuire it increased her grief, DDána 20.41 . an b.¤ freagra fuarobhair the additional answer, Content. viii 11. gá fios an bhfuil b.¤ aimsire agad? more time, Mac Aingil 927 . gach ní do mheasfadh do dhul a mb.¤ glóire . . . dhō, Parrth. Anma 3646. mile se cheud ┐ b.¤ tar ceithre bliadhna deg more than 1,614 years, Luc. Fid. 5494. Attrib. g s. na connsuine bhairr sin those additional consonants (in rhyming group), IGT Introd. § 27. se céd décc is bliadhain bhairr, AFM vi 2236.8 . buannadha buna ┐ bairr, v 1686. 3 .

do b.¤

(i) in addition: mo mallacht ┐ mallacht Dia do bárr, O'Gr. Cat. 123.2. ní théid soil . . . do bh.¤ a ccomhardadh ar bioth an additional `s', IGT Introd. § 24. fuilngeann an connsuine bog connsuine chrúaidhe ┐ theanna ┐ édtroma mar áon ris do bh.¤ san chomhardadh a mbí, § 25. cuirim an connsuin[i]si do bh.¤ , § 28. díomas do bh.¤ cean im chionn as well as (other) sins, DDána 44.7 .

(ii) In RSClára, for the purpose of: do bh.¤ dherbhtha ┐ ghlaine na Sethar ( = `for the more surety and purity of the Sisters'), RSClára 93a . do bh.¤ daing- nighthe do rinnes proifesion air sin ( = `for more security'), 40a .

With follg. AR as well as : do bh.¤ ar gach ní dá ndubhramair, TSh. 3266. do bh.¤ ar bhuain na habhla, DDána 6.8 .

? ce ni lomardais tre b.¤ mo da no dim chinn, Blathm. 94 § 17 (` in addition '), but see Ev.Inf. (GTh) 465 n. 28 .

For phr. feras b.¤ see feras.

Compds.

(a) With nouns and vnn. ná measadh sí gur barrabhaois . . . ár gcúis exceeding folly, Ó Bruad. iii 226.9 . fá bháirr-chíos gé bhíodar excessive tax, Keat. Poems 926. guth ar barr-crith trembling, BNnÉ 152 xx 4 . barr-ḟéile (: fand-éirge) exceeding generosity, Metr. Dinds. iii 110.12 . do balcbuain barrghabháil `a mighty reaping', Blathm. 372. airinig creduma impe co mbarridaib argit `top-rings', Ériu iv 30 § 21 (cf. stiallaib, LU 10124 ). an bairrísli do bhí a coill, IGT Decl. ex. 172. ní fál gan bharrshlait síol S. `top-rail', O'Hara 1051. a dam ar mbéin barrthuisligh tripped (?), IGT Decl. ex. 419.

(b) With adjj. do buar Banba barraidble mighty, towering B., LL 27558. di ṡlúag Berba barr-bricce `dappled', Metr. Dinds. iii 172.72 . re chéibh mbarrchlaoin waving, DDána 105.23 . fo cosma ilius na clethi . . . isi bund-remar barr-cael tapering, Laws v 28.7 Comm. tiara uerticale .i. barrchrumbac (barchrumbac, MS.) Thes. i 1.7 . an tAos-óg aibhriosg, bháirreudtrom thoughtless, Donlevy xviii 24. Connachtaigh na gcorn mbairrfhiar with curving edge, DDána 105.27 . ar maccan brigach barrfind, Thes. ii 291 § 6. ri betha barrglais, SR 1033. dod chéibh bharrúrthais `soft fresh hair', Aithd. D. 41.21 . don Banba barrbilig, Ériu iv 104 § 49 (blattbilig, v.l.). eilte . . . barrachluasacha point-eared, ITS i 16.27 .

With verb. ¤lasaid: bántor noco mbarrlass `blazes to the summit', Studies 1920, 418.10 .

cairde

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Forms: cáird, cairte, c., c., chairdi, cairdiu, cairdea, c.

n io, n. (1 cara). See GOI 169 . Later m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1 .

(a) pact, covenant; peace : In O.Ir. glossing pactum (foedus, Ml. 18d8 ). cáird, Thes. i 5.18 . cairte, ii 7 ( Acr. 17v ). c.¤ , Ml. 91c1 . a s. c.¤ , 91c9 . g s. in chairdi , 110a4 . d s. cairdiu, 18d8 . n pl. c., 91b13 , 104a2 , cairdea, 93c17 . g pl. c.¤ , 105a2 . na fir ris a mbí cáirde dhuit, Ériu xiii 45.20 . cuir ┐ c.¤ , 31.11 . atbert pa haoncairdiu fon Eilg, ZCP vii 305.4 . it lóig, it úain co ndath / co cairddi, cen immarbad, Imr. Brain 38 `at peace', Murphy Lyrics 39.6 . dognid c.¤ , Anecd. i 57 § 56 . cáirde .i. síth no cairdeas, O'Cl.

Legal. Of peaceful relations or pact either within a particular territory or between two or more territories; local peace , as opposed to cáin the general law. See Críth G. p. 80 . nocho dlegar c.¤ do denam a naen triucha céd dogres, acht itir da trichad ced; . . . is i aithne in ch.¤ a denam itir da thuaith trichad ced, O'Curry 1005 - 6 ( H 3.18, 428ab ). aos cáirde .i. an drong bhíos fon statúid síothchána da ngoirthear cáirde; sith no riagail ordoighid lucht críce no da etc. eatorra féin, ┐ bí cáin fo Eirinn uile ┐ cach ag adradh dhi, Mac Firbisigh Gloss. cited O'Don. Suppl. gell slógad, gell rechtge, gell cairddi (of king pledging his subjects at an óenach), Críth G. 507 . i n-inchaib smachta cana nama . . . eiric c.¤ , Laws v 442.5 Comm. i cain no chairdde, 422.2 . muna tabri cain no c.¤ `cāin or treaty', BCrólige 43 . slan c.¤ [rig], Laws i 230.23 .i. eneclann don rig i mbrissidh a cairdi, 232.16 Comm. giall fri cain, aitire fri cairddi (of securities), 260.17 . traethad c.¤ la rig ┐ tuaith, 50.29 .i. . . . trentimarcain na tuath don rig fo smacht cana no c.¤ , 52.14 Comm. bo biata na flatha in tan bis oc denam [cánu ┐] cairdi tara cenn, 134.35 Comm. See also under cáin. oc in cet cairdi do gneth itir Ulta ┐ Feniu, dia mbai urbagh nUlad, O'Curry 805 ( H 3.18, 373a ); cf. O'D. 2303 - 4 ( Rawl. B 506, 30a) . cis lir c.¤ docuisin ? Ni ansa, a tri. C.¤ nairdbige . . . ┐ c.¤ nimdilsi criche . . . ┐ c.¤ feine, O'Curry 524 ( H 3.18, 262b ). c.¤ urradais, ib. See airdbide, imdílse, aurradus. See also ZCP xv 326 . in c.¤ righ, mí gacha raithe do sidhe; masa c.¤ tuaithe tri caecadhais doibhsidhe in cach raithe acht i ngeamhradh, ┐ ceithri caecadhais daibh is in geamradh; . . . cid fodera conidh sia c.¤ na tuaithe ina c.¤ in righ ? . . . measu a n-eacmhaing re himthecht ria, dia turbroither hi ina acmaing in righ, O'D. 2303 ( Rawl. B 506, 29d ). cain criche (.i. cáin Patraic), cain cáirde, O'D. 560 ( H 3.17, 439 ). c.¤ ro buí ac na dainib andsin ar dús, ┐ táinic cain cuca fuí, O'D. 1603 ( H 5.15, 11a ). In transfd. sense of territory with which pact etc. exists (see Críth G. p. 80 ): fácabar fri dénum n-échta i cairddiu co cenn mís (of aire échta), Críth G. 259 . beirthius . . . co cenn cairdi to the limits of the allied territory, 366 .

(b) respite, truce, delay : ni baí tra carti dóib la C.C. iar tain, LU 5882 (TBC). ní forcraid c.¤ dano aní sin (of respite of three days and three nights), 8755 ( FB 56 ). tuccsat do an c.¤ hisin, Mart. Don. Apr. 17 . rogáid díb . . . / c.¤ co arnabárach, Metr. Dinds. iii 446.82 . c.¤ dún co matin dō `grant us a respite for him till morning', MacCongl. 29.4 . tainig bhur gc.¤ your time is up, Prolegomena 54.12 . gan cháirde gan choigilt, RC xiv 30 § 10 . is briathar dam-sa guma gerr an c.¤ sin, CF² 892 . gé madh gearr c.¤ na comha, IGT Decl. ex. 108 . mo ghēnair ghabhus c.¤ (with play on c.¤ and cairde friends), O'R. Poems 2077 . a grás nocha ghabhann c.¤ `tarries not' (of Mary), PBocht 4.26 . c.¤ aithghearr is eadh fhuarais (from grave), DDána 43.4 . a ch.¤ `to leave him out', Content. ii 29 .

With gen. of length of respite: cardi in lae-sin `a truce on that day', Ann. Conn. 1249.9 . c.¤ bliadna `a year's truce', TTebe 815 . cardi mís `a month's truce', Cog. 118.26 . With descriptive or obj. gen.: cardi chlaidib for C.C. cessation of hostility, LU 5834 (TBC). óen-chairdde in óenaig `unbroken truce of the fair', Metr. Dinds. iv 152.69 . ar eagla ch.¤ an bais `differre nolentes mortem', Smaointe B. Chr. 3970 . c.¤ comhlainn, Oss. iii 295.4 . Prov. go mad ionann mo ch.¤ / ┐ c.¤ Mic Coisi an unlimited respite, O'R. Poems 2123 and 2077 n.

(c) In phrases. With prepp. cen ch.¤ immediately, quickly : innis dúinn gan ch.¤ anuis, Anecd. i 26 § 12 . do dhealbh gan ch.¤ . . . / fairge, Dán Dé xxxi 5 . lucht fóirthe cneadh gan ch.¤ (viz. physicians), Studies 1920, 567 § 16 . dá anmain . . . gan cháirde / díon na n-aingeal, Keat. Poems 543 . As quasi-adj.: cath can chardi unremitting, LU 3204 . do dhúais gan cháirde, O'R. Poems 3269 `incessant gifts', Gloss. for (ar) c.¤ as quasi-adj.: ar c.¤ a-tá a thóraidheacht (of a raid) postponed, Aithd. D. 21.12 . .iiii. fichit bó . . . dā fichit ar cairdi co belltaine, BColm. 92.2 . With follg. prep.: c.¤ do thabhairt do Dhál Riada gan dul da n-argain to defer raiding the D.R., Keat. iii 1506 . um ch.¤ bliadhna do thabhairt do Mh. . . . gan a ndíbirt, 1910 . c.¤ fan síoth ní sirthear delay concerning the peace, PBocht 21.10 . is frit mo ch.¤ I have a pact with thee, Fél. Ep. 534 . dobertsom cairdi friusom granted them a truce, TBC-I¹ 2900 . conom raib cairte latt frim budin, LU 5539 ( TBC-I¹ 1057 ). do muin cairdi fris `on account of his affinity to him', Expugn. Hib. 9 . d'iarraidh cáirde re comhairle `time for counsel', ML 20.13 . ro íar síad cárde le cómharle air Gholl, CF Eg. 223 . eadh ┐ c.¤ do lēcud dō fri hiaraidh in scēoil sin, ACL iii 4.15 . cairddi mán ṁborrama co lluán, LL 306b12 ( SG 385.13 ). c.¤ im ní . . . / ní chuinngheann `he does not ask for delay about giving', Magauran 2912 . fada a ch.¤ im chóir a ghon `long is the respite . . . to atone for His wounds', Aithd. D. 67.15 .

With verbs. fo-ceird for c.¤ , fo-ceird c.¤ for, léicid for c.¤ puts off, delays, neglects : in rí rom-cuir ar cairdi / nimléicfe fo bith mairgi gave me length of days, Acall. 1856 . cuirthior . . . / mo dhán . . . / ar c.¤ mbronnaidh go haimsir d'áiridhe `delaying my reward for some time', Aithd. D. 19.3 . beag nár bhfearr a cara ar c.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 15 . nár chuir aonfhear ar cáirde `who never put off any man', Oss. iii 295.18 . nách cuirfe an aithríghi ar cáirde, Mac Aingil 1347 . Cf. ní dam cuirfe ar choir cairdi, Acall. 802 . na cuir cairdi air, Ériu v 136.108 . ar chách ná cuir c.¤ `put not off the pardon of the world', A. Ó Dálaigh iv 9 . ar c.¤ ná leig do lón `delay not to make provision', PBocht 7.7 . da léiccthi ar cáirde gan a sccriobhadh do lathair `be neglected', AFM i lvii 1 . With ellipse of vb.: ní dúal c.¤ ar creich ngeimhil `it is unfitting to postpone a raid for captives', Ériu ix 162 § 1 . ar m'fhoghnamh ní huair ch.¤ , DDána 11.5 . ní gnáth c.¤ ar a chrithribh, 24.18 . téit ar c.¤ tarries, is delayed : ar eagla go rachadh an bas ar c.¤ , Smaointe B. Chr. 3920 . an ceart dochóidh ar c.¤ , DDána 48.5 .

In chevilles: adbul cairdde, LL 16031 ( Todd Nenn. 233 ). gan cairdi cealgaígh, BB 29a3 .

1 cécht

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n reconstructed as u-stem, Vendr., Études Celt. ii 132 . m., IGT Decl. § 95 .

(a) part of a plough, prob. plough- beam (transl. ploughshare unsupported by exx.): hi cecht gl. in burim, Sg. 127b1 . ingecht gl. burim, PCr. 51b2 . airem . . . / rotrom lais incecht (: técht), IT iii 83 § 68 . camm a cammpiclo .i. ō cecht arathair, O'Mulc. 205 . c.¤ na n-arathar, TTr.² 1488 . sía indás uarch.¤ arathair `ploughshare', Metr. Dinds. iv 138.80 . seisrech go gcecht ┐ go niarann narathair, BNnÉ 186 § 23 .

(b) Hence plough : ceachd `a plow', Eg. Gl. 184 . cuing ┐ cechta (pl. ?), Laws v 484.14 Comm. c.¤ ag (a, v.l.) lenmuin do leirg thúair, IGT Decl. ex. 511 . idh lúptha um cengal céchta, ex. 959 .

Compds. fa fhionnmhagh gcéichtmhín gC., DDána 92.10 . a bhláth céachtMhoighe C., 92.39 . a inis chéichtshlim Chriomhthainn. Measgra D. 50.48 .

1 celtair

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Forms: -ar, -chair

n Also occas. -ar, -chair (cf. ceilid, 1 celt) concealment, covering; garment, mantle, cloak : ni bia celtur for sídib, LL 22533 `the elves would no longer be invisible', Dinds. 158 . mōrc[h]oimdi . . . / ar altaib ar neimib / ardonceltair cuirer (leg. cuired), ZCP x 346 § 2 . tucad cealtar tairsib o Dia (of drinking-horns concealed in a `ráth'), Ériu ii 186.25 . celtar cunnail co ndaeldath (a cloak), LL 26166 ( Metr. Dinds. iv 330.12 ). cealtair .i. etach núa, H 3.18, 633.23 . Appar. also in: dá chlainn a chealtair ní créacht `his face doth never cause his people pain', Ó Bruad. ii 160.11 . bile seang nár chrannda cealtair `of unwrinkled visage', 250.2 . fual i gcealtair naoimh `defilement of a consecrated fane', 22.4 .

With qualifying words: celtchair clúim, SG 345.21 . ro chress a celtar comga taris, LU 6440 ( ZCP xiii 175.6 ). c.¤ Dē do nimib / umam for na huilib, ZCP x 346 § 7 . doberur celtchair dhichlethi imon ingin, Lism. L. 2828 . an Cealtair Dicil (name of a poem), Mart. Don. 10 (cf. LB 262a27 ). ré cailligh urghránna ar a raibhe cealltair dhraoidheachta magic (disguising) cloak, Keat. ii 2338 . echrada . . . fo réim fo-crotha mórcealtar talman, BDD² 454 . atá . . . fo ch.¤ thalman (of a precious object), Airne F. 104 . ní tharla c.¤ talman / dar dūil badit n-amhrathor i.e. the grave, Fianaig. 14.17 . In comic n.pr. Celtir mac Sithgarma, Anecd. ii 55.15 .

As vn. ná bí dot chealtair ní as sia hide thyself no longer, BNnÉ 137.8 .

cláen

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Forms: Cuilín

adj o, ā

I

(a) uneven, crooked, sloping; aslant, bending, stooped; curving, curved : dosroraind . . . cona deilg. Sīa īarom rosīacht a dealg ūaithe sair a bēlaib oldās dar a hais sīar. Is aire is clōen ind less, Corm. Y 502 . clóen ind ráth dind leith adiu, RC xiii 462 § 65 . in chuirn chláoin curved(?), IGT Decl. ex. 356 . a bheith claon nochar chás duid `its laying low troubled thee not' (of a severed head), PBocht 14.35 . ? Fig. mo chiall ata claon, Atlantis iv 180.31 .

(b) Freq. of hair waving (?) flowing (?): folt claon, DDána 96.33 . ciabh dhaghcruinn n-a cuaichleirg claoin, Magauran 1001 . is camarsach claon . . . / a carn-ḟolt, Keat. Poems 65 .

(c) Of eyes, squinting: Finan Cam . . . .i. cloen a rosc, Fél. 112.23 , Gorm. Apr. 7n. dā mac imleasan . . . ┐ sīat clǣna, TBC-I¹ 2612 . gura bhris in suil claein, MR 36.13 .

As epithet: a trian ro charsat Conall Cloen batis cloín cot acallaim, LL 13522 (Thurn., ZCP viii 72 ff. q.v., would translate hump-backed ). Conghal Caoch, no Claon, AFM an. 624 . co tard beach . . . a neim for mo leth-rosc-sa, gura claen mo ṡuil. Congal C. mo ainm ar sin, MR 34.12 . an Giolla claon Ua Ciardha, tigherna Coirpri, AFM ii 1092.11 .

(d) In moral sense, iniquitous, perverse, unjust, biassed: cil .i. claon no cutruma, O'Dav. 467 (? leg. écutrumma). nate ni clóin gl. (numquid iniquitas apud Deum?) Absit, Wb. 4c17 . in miscuis clóin, Ml. 46d10 . inna mbritheman cloin, 103b17 (brithem, MS.). adbar inna combartae cloine, 71c6 . is gó flatha do-ber sína saíba for tūatha clóena. ZCP xi 82 § 25 . scítha láma indrosc (sic leg.?) cloína unjust demands(?), LU 10884 (TE rhet.). ingena cloína Cain, LL 17437 . nírbat santa[ch] immun mbith / nō for ind nim (leg. indiub) chlóen, ACL iii 312 § 6 (indium, in nem, v.ll.). gan beith fa chomadaib claena `unjust conditions', MR 120.26 . freasdal a gcor gclaon `crooked wiles', Aithd. D. 52.3 . ainic nach claon do chathaoir `lest your poet's chair be partial', Content. v 186 .

(e) c.¤ fri (chum, do) prone to, inclined to: atá ar gcolann claon ré déanamh an uilc = prona est ad malum, TSh. 2916 . an drong beirthear faoi stiúradh na plainéide so bíd . . . geala, claon chum beith fionnchrothacha, Corp. Astron. 70.8 . biaidh an bhliadhain sin claon chum síothchána, 3 . na peacaidhe is mó d'a bhfuilmíd claon, nó tugtha, Donlevy 270.24 . atá sí laig-bhrígheach ┐ claon chum uilc, 210.26 .

(f) In metrics, uneven; without accordance, imperfect : is airi didiu asberar clōinrē, fobīth is clōen ma doberthar um nī, ūair it troma a trī oldati a dóu, ar it chōic dīalta fuilet a clōinré, amail rongab fīanamailechar, Corm. Y 447 (p. 37.21) . dunadh c.¤, amail ata . . . ar Muiri ┐ ar Martain (final line of a poem which began with `tangadar'. -tain does not adequately echo tan- therefore the conclusion is c.¤ or lochtach), IGT Met. Faults § 145 . áenghuthaighe is í fa dhó ... bidh cláen 'the same vowel occurring twice ... it will be incorrect', Celtica xxvii 58 § 3 . See also cláenaid and comardad (c).

Adv. in fer fodrácaib co claen the man who has left it crooked, uneven (of a house), LU 8391 ( FB 26 ) (opp. to co diriuch). is amlaidh ata Stodiaca gu claen ┐ an speir lan mor go direach, Ir. Astr. Tr. 126.13 . an tṡlat iarainn ṡaighes go claon `which goeth ouerthwart', RSClára 125a .

II As subst. o, m.

(a) stoop, slope, slant, inclination : sleagh do chur 'na chroidhe, / claon do bheith 'na bhrághaid (of Our Lord), Ir. Syll. Poetry 36 § 17 . do filleadh call tar a chláon, IGT Decl. ex. 910 . is binne donál na bhfaol / ná gach claon chuireas tú id ghuth (to a snoring bed-fellow) every twist(?), Measgra D. 5.24 . for c.¤ slanting, inclined : is for clóen in pars ochtarach for laim clii `the upper part is inclined on the left hand', Thes. ii 254.19 (Stowe M.).

(b) iniquity, obliquity, deception, injustice; perversion, error : inda leu som nis roissed imned na erchrae dogrés a soinmigi a cloinaib `though they are wicked', Ml. 39c34 (cf. Pedersen, ZCP ii 379 ). ara tintarrad ō chlóen / tūatha Hérenn do bethu `from iniquity', Thes. ii 314.1 ( Hy. ii 18 ). tír . . . / inná ráiter gó ná cloen, LU 3742 ( SCC 34 ). etarscara fri cach claen `severance from every obliquity', Laws v 118.7 . dia scarad fri clóen fri col, Metr. Dinds. ii 14.72 . ar cech óen ro chí / a chlóen for bith ché `his wrongdoing', Murphy Lyrics 27.6 = a chin, ACL iii 232 § 6 . bī-siu do rēir Chrīst cen claon, 313 § 9 . dia mbat rī bit rīghcerdach / ní oirdni nach claen, 314 § 30 . bothan derrit diamarda / do dilgud gach claoin, Ériu i 138.3 . ní bhí claon na cheirt-bhreathaibh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxi 9 . gan claon n-agra tar eolus `without partiality of argument in violation of fact', Content. viii 7 .

(c) Very common in names of metrical faults in the sense of any departure from the correct form: na lochta is coitc[h]eand teagaid in gach aisdi don dan .i. c.¤ comhardudh ┐ c.¤ uaitne ┐ ataid na claenreanda romhaind . . . ┐ c.¤ airmh[e] ┐ c.¤ airde ┐ c.¤ comhaimsearda ┐ c.¤ crichadh loc[h]tach ┐ dunadh loc[h]tach, IGT Met. Faults § 1 . trefhocul gan chlaen dona trí claenaib .i. c.¤ creiti .i. . . . c.¤ cuibdiusa . . . c.¤ ceille, O'Curry 1031 ( H 3.18, 433 ). Cf. cobfighe celli .i. co rob inunn ciall día nasneis o thosach co diaid in raind .i. na raib claen and, IT iii 30.7 . c.¤ áirme an irregularity in enumerating : c.¤ airmhi, amail ata . . . a tri no cuig no ceathair (because of the perversion of the natural order), IGT Met. Faults § 31 . c.¤ comardud a faulty internal rhyme: c.¤ comhardudh (leg. -daidh? Or claenchomhardadh? ed.), ann seo: Nocho n-oil agh ara orcur / re grain act ge cromthar ceann (i.e. the rhyme between agh and grain is faulty and it is the presence of the `i' in grain that makes it so), § 2 . c.¤ creitte error in the framework of the stanza: c.¤ creite i ndian oireng, amail ata: flaithe niamdha / daine sgiamda cland Conchobair. Lochtach sin, uair ní dleseadh focul beith edir sgiamdha ┐ Conc[h]obhor, § 39 . (On cláen creitte see Stud. Celt. ii 178 .) c.¤ cuibdiusa faulty end-rhyme: [trefhocul] can cloen cuibdiusa. Gabiam la seise soirche / Seotu sochraide soirthe / Ria ndul issin fargge / Gleam ar lessu re n-aidche. .i. soirthe ┐ aidche exemplum, Auraic. 5086 . c.¤ senchais error in historical fact: c.¤ seanc[h]ais, amail ata o Cuind no o Colla no o rRoigh no o Nell no o Duach do dhenaibh do righ d'fearaibh Muman ach duine beas gael riu. O Mogha no o hEmir no o Cais no o Bloid no o Tail do denaibh do dhuine do Leith Cuind acht do dhuine bheas gael riu, IGT Met. Faults § 98 . nir chan gó na c.¤ senchais (sic leg.) riam, MacCarthy 408.8 . c.¤ úaitne error in consonance: c.¤ uaitne, amail ata Bean do gebhadh ara gradh / geal a lamh leabhar a lem. C.¤ uaitne sin ┐ idir lam [leg. gradh] ┐ lem ata, ┐ edhudh claenas re n-ailm, ┐ i lem ata, IGT Met. Faults § 3 .

(d) With other qualifying genitives: airbert cin [cil-]ceill .i. do denum / cen claon ceille, O'Dav. 49 . tuccus cath, gēr c[h]lāon cēille / do fhlaith Temhra a departure from good sense, Ériu ix 178 § 11 . ar fochal-cae, ar claen conair, Laws v 470.27 Comm. saor dhiongbhas claon na córa perversion of justice, DDána 48.28 . gan chláon n-irsi `pervert not my faith', Ériu ix 6.67 . níor áirmheas le claon sligheadh `in perverse method', Content. vi 140 .

(e) Of people, iniquitous, unjust person : oc ingrimmim inna cloen `the persecution of the wicked', Thes. ii 247.14 (Camb.). fri bás inna clóen `of the wicked', 320.1 (Hy. ii 59 ). ni aurfóemha dana na cloen `the gifts of the unjust', O'Dav. 1610 . a claín trúaig . . . ro scáig do gal, LU 8569 ( FB 43 ).

Compds. With nouns. i gcéibh na gclaonalt `curling hair', Aithd. D. 11.6 . bellum for Cloenath, AU an. 704 (see Ériu xiii 176 ). croidhe gan claon-bheart, ZCP v 208.117 (Midn. Court). Attrib. g s. gan cionnta claon-bhirt, 209.180 . in tan no beiredh claonbreith unjust judgement, Laws i 24.13 Comm. (opp. to breth ḟīr). imon cclaoinbhreith rucc Diarmait ar Colom Cille im liubar Findén, AFM i 192.z . breitheamh breabóideach . . . rug claoinbhreath, TSh. 6788 . ¤-chaingen: claenferta í ngaeldais aíndre / claenferta na claencaingne, BB 351b32 . ¤-chéimm: can ethar nā chlōenchēmim / cingid tar cech ler `without . . . a false step', Ériu iii 14 § 5 ('na chlóenchéimmim `in their perverse path', Murphy Lyrics 17.5 ). linfaid cloencheo cairechda / cech rind reil co rian ruided, SR 8095 . le claoinchealgaibh an aidhbhirseōra, Beatha S. F. 1962 . earrla na gclaoinchleacht waving tresses, Magauran 965 . ni ellastar cloenchleir, LU 1002 (ACC) (.i. . . . na cliara ni-dligtecha, `for indligthecha', edd.). ¤-choma unjust stipulation : cisdi coimeta celg . . . ┐ claenchomhad, MR 260.2 . Eoganachta . . . Áni Loch Léin Casel Cloendabair, LL 16124 . ¤-derc (2 derc): an uair éagfair-se . . . / claonfaidh do chlaon-dearc, Keat. Poems 342 . i comarddus na Cloenfertai tuascertchi, LL 3876 . ataat na dí Chloenḟerta fri Ráith Granni aniar, 3877 . ro marbtha uili i Cloenglais, 28840 . Cuilen na cláenglaise, RC xviii 303.8 (Tig.). claonglonna in gille `wicked deeds', Metr. Dinds. iii 58.65 . Cloenloch. Unde nominatur. Cloen mac Iṅgair, LL 22459 . Cath Claenlocha, RC xvii 136.5 (Tig.). a chionnta ┐ a chláonmhianna, Párl. na mB. 3210 . ¤ míl hare (?) : tosessa lais clóenmíla Cernai, LU 6748 (BDD). geis dō clōenmīla Moighe Sainb do tophand 'it was taboo for him to hunt the hares (?) of Mag Sainb', BDC 106.30 . claennadmanna tolla, O'Curry 1069 ( H 3.18, 441 ). ōn chlaenrāith co Cenannas, Fing. R. 732 (? leg. Chlaen-). dul . . . do Cathair na claenratha bodes, Acall. 6387 . 1 -ré (see 1 ré) wicked life : ciambad lonnbrass digal Dé / fornn ba comadas friar cloenré, SR 3618 . (Cf. Lochlann ii 51 .) 2 -ré (see 3, 4, 5 ré) word or verse of five syllables (so called because it cannot be divided into two equal parts): it chōic dīalta fuilet a clōinré, amail rongab fīanamailechar, Corm. Y 447 (p. 37.x) . claenre . . . is a dho ar indara leith ┐ a tri forin leth n-aili, Auraic. 1422 . clóenré dā inso sis: A rí oirdnide / uasail atamhra / bet suairc do comairli / cuairt cen balamna, IT iii 21 § 63 . See Lochlann ii 51 - 2 . ¤-recht (see 1 recht): concertfa c. for iathu Banba, SG 254.29 (rhet.). ¤-rind (see 1 rind) incorrect end-rhyme : c. i ndebide sgailti, amail ata Mor in sgel Don[n]- do dhul / i nErinn is a nAlbain / bedid mna Gaidheal c[h]adh is Gall / ga c[h]aineadh arna comraind. Ataid da c. ann sin .i. c. isin leathrand tosaich . . . edir dul ┐ Albain ata ┐ c. i[n] deridh edir Gall ┐ comraind ata . . ., IGT Met. Faults § 85 . c. i [n]debhi[dhe] imrind, amail ata . . . righ (g s.): Cuirín, fín (a s.): Cuilín, § 86 . rand idir c. ┐ drochgaidhilg Ata triar conchar ag Cund / Niall is Donnc[h]adh is Domnall (i.e. Cund: Domnall is a faulty rhyme but Domnull would be ungrammatical), § 140 . ataid na claenreanda romhaind, § 1 . ¤-ró (see 1 ró): noem in chotaig ni cloenró it was not an excess due to partiality(?), LL 25382 . claon-rosc, Keat. Poems 319 . ¤ṡirite: cidh don cláenṡíridi ṡiabardha mo ṡárugadh do dhenamh, TBC-LL¹ p. 251 n.3 . Cormac a clōen-Temraich sloping Tara, ZCP viii 264 § 22 . ó phór chaithreach claoinTé, DDána 121.32 . ¤tinn d s.?: tug a cainnt dá chlaointinn ghéir `let loose the bitter tongue of his iniquity', Ó Bruad. iii 212.18 . ¤úall (1 úall): cēim cen chlóenúaill ō Dīabul `without wicked pride', Ériu ii 64 § 7 .

With adjj. th'fholt cas claonbhuidhe, DDána 114.25 . Conall Cloentruag t'ainm festa `the wicked wretch', ZCP i 104.18 .

With adjj. derived from nouns. dfheólaibh . . . ccethnatmolt . . . cclaonadharcach, Hugh Roe² 284.15 . Conall Claenbhraigdech Cernach, Cóir Anm. 251 . egoir Calcuis corpthi claenbhreathaigh unjust in judgment, Stair Erc. 2041 . a Shabhdain colaigh, claenbreathaigh, ZCP vi 59.19 . daoine . . . malluighthe claoincheárrdach `having an evil way of life' (Gloss), Párl. na mB. 1835 . Creon claencholach perverse sinful C., TTebe 4655 . cosin cathraig claincolaig, 251 . ¤dairech of bending oak-trees: san adhbha chlaondairigh ós Bóinn bhraoinealaigh, DDána 109.18 . ó Éirne . . . challghloin chlaondoirigh, Ir. Syll. Poetry 74 § 9 . ar a ccorpuibh corpthe cláonmhíanacha having evil desires, Párl. na mB. 2579 . ar Īsa in ḟuilt c[h]laenrāthaigh, ZCP viii 563 §27 . ó chéimniughadh chealgach chlaonrúnach of evil intent, TSh. 8301 .

With verbs. do-s-claencoraigenn icin aclaid `who makes a false representation at the suit', Laws v 462.13 Comm. claonmharbhfaidh mé m'ainmhianta `I shall mortify', Donlevy 190.16 .

With vnn. claonchorrughadh beag suarach don aithrighe, Trompa na bhF. 2433 . ¤díbirciud: drochcostud . . . do chloīndībircthib la drochdaīni, Sc.M² § 17.4 . iomshlán na míorbhuilleadha . . . do chlao[i]ndhéanamh to counterfeit, Trompa na bhF. 2630 . go ndéin an tsúil amharc aindlightheach, ┐ an chluas claoin-éisteacht biassed hearing, TSh. 3039 . gach cosg ┐ claon-mharbhadh na colna `mortification', Donlevy 126.14 .

comḟot

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Forms: com(ḟ)at, comot, cubat, comfot

n (fot). Also com(ḟ)at, comot, cubat. equal length (of time or space): comfat eim na sceine a knife-handle's length, Laws i 132.20 Comm. da chomfot na h-amsire i parrthus isin amsir acainde, LB 230 marg. inf. secht milí ní comod suaill (cheville), BB 300a26 . con derna so in comfhad so . . . i slait mair (of the Cross), YBL 136b35 . is e comfad do dhíon a dheagh-chotun D., .i. . . . go a glun the extent to which, MR xiii 25 . lan iarraid fon comut re `in proportion to the length of time', Laws iii 310.20 Comm. re comat rudartha `during the period of prescription', i 80.32 Comm. comfad cuirp in cath-miled na thomhas, MR 260.4 . co fuair lícc a chomfat `a stone of the right length' (for grave), Dinds. 91 . Hence in concrete sense grave : comfot C. ┐ a arad, Dinds. i § 28 ( RC xv 283 ). comfot, Dinds. i § 28 = cubat, LL 3860 . coro lásat c.¤ doib tóeb fri tóeb, Airne F. 153 . cubat fom thaeb, cloch fom chinn, Fél. 90.1 . Note also: naoi lēige a chomfhat, lēige amhāin i n-a leithet length, Fl. Earls 86.14 . As quasi-adj.: ní comhfhad bhíos barr na mér are not of equal length, Studies 1924, 243 § 15 . ? slis comfat tocht troimfer, Dinds. 42 .

In adv. phr. in c.¤ sin (cétna) for so long, equally long : a fuirech in comfot cétna for an equal length of time, LU 3128 . in comat sin `a corresponding period', Coibnes 9 gl. 14 . do mhair an comhfhad céadna, TSh. 91 .

As conj. in c.¤ while; as long as; as far as: i (leg. in ?) comfhat ro bátar immi sain snigis tromshnechta, MU² 306 . in comfhat bís . . . i n-a chuilén, PH 7415 . in comfat beth i (sic leg.) cuibrech, Laws i 106.23 Comm. Note also: an comhfhat aimsire ro buī ag briathradh fri Petor, Fl. Earls 208.20 . in comad ro sia a barr `as far as its top would extend' (of a tree), Laws iii 226.11 Comm. mana ro mo guth in comfot congrur, v 190.3 Comm. See comméit, 2 cubat.

daimid

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Forms: damuid, -daim, -dam, -daimenn, -damann, damand, damait, -da[i]met, daimes, dama, -dama, rodama, -damat, daimtis, nodaimtis, daim, dam, dáṁ, damaid, -dém, -déma, démait, -démaitt, -didam, -didem, -didma, -didemam, -démad, rodémad, rodá- mar, dámair, -dámair, rodámair, dámatar, rodámatar, -rodmatar, dámatar, damnatar, damhnatar, rodamnatar, furodamnatar, dét, rodét, -dam, -rodam, dam, rodaim, rodamastar, damsat, rodamsat, damsat, daimset, radamsatar, damth-, damd-, -damthat, dam- thatar, damdatar, damhdhatar, daimtis, damhdaois, damair, damar, -damar, -damair, -daimt[h]ear, -damthar, -damthair, damthar, damtha, -démt[h]ar, -démt[h]a, -demthaoi, dét, rodét, nirodamad, damad, détiu, damthain, -ditiu, -ttiu

v pr. i. ACT.—pres. ind. 3 sg. damuid, -daim, -dam ; -daimenn, -damann, damand after negation, Laws (Commentary). 3 pl. damait, -da[i]met. rel. daimes. pres. subj. 2 sg. dama. 3 sg. -dama, co rodama . 3 pl. -damat. ipf. 3 pl. daimtis, nodaimtis. ipv. 2 sg. daim, dam, dáṁ. 2 pl. damaid. future (a) ē-fut. 1 sg. -dém. 3 sg. -déma. 3 pl. démait, -démaitt. (b) red. fut. 1 sg. -didam, -didem. 2 sg. -didma. 1 pl. -didemam. sec. fut. 3 sg. -démad, rodémad. pret. perf. (a) pret. with no suffix. 1 sg. rodá- mar. 3 sg. dámair, -dámair, rodámair. 3 pl. dámatar, rodámatar, -rodmatar, nir dámatar ; damnatar, damhnatar, rodamnatar, cf. Fél. Oeng. and furodamnatar, Ml. 96 b 8 , 105 b 9 . Thurn. Hdb. 401 . (b) t-pret. dét, rodét. For dĕt see det. (c) s-pret. 3 sg. -dam, -rodam, nár dam ; rodaim ( Cog. 56. 11 ). depon. rodamastar. 3 pl. damsat, ni rodamsat , ní damsat , nir daimset ; depon. radamsatar. (d) pret. damth-, damd-. 3 pl. -damthat ; depon. dam- thatar, damdatar, damhdhatar. Cf. Thurn. Hdb. 401 . Zeuss 1092 b . Pret. subj. 3 pl. daimtis, damhdaois.

PASS. pres. ind. 3 sg. damair, damar, -damar, -damair ; -daimt[h]ear, -damthar, -damthair. subj. damthar. ipf. 3 sg. damtha ; subj. id. fut. 3 sg. -démt[h]ar. sec. fut. 3 sg. -démt[h]a. -demthaoi ( ZCP viii 223. 19 ). pret. perf. (a) dét, rodét. (b) nirodamad, nir damad . Cf. ACC § 75 (damad leg.).

VN. détiu, damthain, enclit. -ditiu, -ttiu.

I Endures, suffers : dia nnama noe (.i. dia ndama duine) for tír, Corm. s.v. noe . Cf. ar is nae duine ut est dia ndama nae for tír .i. duléici in duine céssad fair, BB 328 b 43 . damhdhatar .i. doḟuilngeadar, O'Cl. damdatar (v.l. damthatar, damadar) mór tadlech they endured many afflictions Fél. Oct. 15 . riana techt don rígu rodamnatar (v.l. rodamdatar, rodamatar) saethu they have suffered tribulations ib. Prol. 32 . rodamnatar uili (v.l. rodamdatar, rodamatar) they have all suffered ib. Prol. 53 . ni rodamair huar na te I have not suffered cold nor heat Trip. 140. 16 . cech dochruide rodámair ó ṡíl Ádaim cin teirci, 23 P 10, 95 .

ABSOLUTE : holds out, goes on with : damnatar la tri laaib ic ol, Mesca Ulad. suffers = dies. o rodamuir when she died Laud 610, 100 b . brooks, vouchsafes : ni rodamsat Ulaid co mbuaid choscair do Emain Macha in tsechtmain sin. Rodamastar immorro anim Conculainn co tárfad don .l. rígan, LL 122 b 30 . With fri stands, bears up against : ar is derb lind ni déma siriti bras birda na letheti út fri brúth ┐ feirg niad do letheti siu, LU 76 a 25 .

II Submits to a judgment, stands by, assents to a decision, accepts law. Frequent in the Laws in connexion with breth, 1 cert, cóir, dliged, etercert.

(a) trans. uair nár dam sam dligedh as he did not submit to the law Laws ii 304. 3 . intan damuir dligedh iumpu when law is submitted to respecting them ib. 298. 14 . inge mad nech ná dama coir iar séta táide, ib. iv 184. 17 . v 318. 16 . is innles dóib in tochus dia ndamat dliged iar ndénam indligid, ib. v 120. 10 . muna damunn dliged intí risi ndeachaidh lámh is éicin íc tara chend. ma daimet dliged &c. ib. 226. 18 .—nír daimset in fir aile do Coinculainn in breth rodnucad do they disputed the verdict, given in favour of C. FB 78 . acht go ndaṁdaois a eidircheart provided they submitted to his decision, 23 E 26 p. 289 .

(b) intrans. with for. nách dernad etercert dúib? ol B. dorigned om for C. ┐ ní daimet ind fir út fair eter. ni didemam om oldat ind fir aili ar ní breth eter aní rucad dún they do not stand by it FB 75 . asbert U. friu nod lémad a mbrethugud acht co ndaimtis nammá fora breith. fodémam or iat provided they would adhere to it, etc. ib. 76 .

III Submits to, i.e. permits, admits of, lets . noca damann in lanad imdegla enech in lulgach anad is sia ná anadh naine, Laws i 120. 29 (commentary). ni daim anad isia ina anad náine, ib. 31 . ní daim ( ní dam, i 120. 19 ) enecland anad non patitur honoris reparatio moram ( Zeuss 430 a ), ib. 228. 16 . ii 100. 7 . dáig ainech ná daimet anad, i 236. 12 . nír dama[d] dóib dul fri lias fobíth in coctha búi itir Féine ┐ Ulta, i 74. 28 . is indligthech sum ce daim a cairiugad ┐ ni daim a car[iug]ud dab annóiti, v 122. 14 . mad neach ná daimenn a gaire do reir chóir, ib. 318. 29 . eich no daim ná daimet firiu na fedna foraib which permit not men nor carriages upon them 250. 5 . na daim ná damand fir orra, ib. 19 (comment.). Similarly Laws i 150. 21 : conid táinic C. nád rodamair nach ndligedh nád beith for úin acht a beith for treisi.—rodamasdar iarum a cur a nurlaim coitchind he allowed it (his possession) to be put into common patronage O'Dav. 1362 . a Eua daim dún do thinchosc let me instruct thee SR 214 . ni rodmatar a mbrethugud innach baliu aili acht ocutsu they did not permit of their being judged anywhere else than here by thee FB 56 . tarraid ... do chuinchid bíid. ni damthatar (v.l. damnitatar) erchoimded they suffered no excuse Trip. 204. 1 . ni rodámair in mórbríg do Mani bith ina thost did not allow him to remain silent TFerbe 299 . Cf. ní damair a bruth co fe[i]rg: co ro thogla innocht for Glend Geirg, ib. 360 . in didma tanoccol? nocho didem, TBC-LL¹ 754 Y. rodemadh a losgad siú rotruaillfitis a cuirp ar gradh De who would allow themselves to be burned Aisl. Tond. 119. 3 . ni didamsa, Laud 610, 99 b 2 . dam thumalfossaic a manum a Cháilti. ni dém etir ar Cailti, Acall. 5033 . dá cét laech rolámair sium | damair a ndimdaige, LL 192 a 12 . a díth rodámair sin chath, 132 a 26 . geguin tricha fer narmach | iarsin damair a marbad, YBL 124 a 24 . gur damair in togmac a urgabail (dhamustar, Stowe MSS) suffered himself to be taken prisoner MR 246. 20 . is aire rodamair Ísu do diabul a aimsiugud, PH 4893 . nir dhamh eadh ná hosadh dóibh aga slaidhi he allowed them neither space nor truce, slaying them Aen. 2148 ( BB 473 a 6 ). nách ar dámadh sísd no sealaigheacht dha bhur sinnsearaibh that your ancestors were not allowed their proper time ML 116. 32 . níor damhadh sealaidheachd dóibh no change was permitted them, 23 E 26 p. 35 . níor dhamsat ceannus dá chéile they did not permit superiority to one another ib. 180 . do smachtadh ara muintir gan éisiom do mharbhadh da ndamhadh a ghabháil if they could take him prisoner AFM iv 710. 8 . Here prob. also Ériu iii 136. 1 : daimthi dal cuind dosom innisein. ni didam sa caimme, ol O. Cf. Rawl. 131 b 29 : daimthi dail cuind damsa. Archena demasu cenco damasu.

IMPERS.: ni rodam dó cen tinntud fri M. he could not bear not to turn against M. TTr.² 1562 . ní rodaṁair do can a innsaigid he could not refrain from seeking him, CCath. 2920 . ní rodamair do gan dol dia ffurtacht, AFM vi 2250. 17 . berid leis iarum in mnái. ní rodamair tra do Chormac innísin, BB 262 a 35 . ┐ ní rodamair dó co ndeachaidh dia feg fegsin, 258 a 26 ( dia feg forcsin, YBL 177 b 39 ). Cf. ótconnairc...daigh na hoirgne fora daltae ni rodamair do he could not endure it RC xvi 82 (quoted from H 3.18 , p. 717 - 718 ).

IV Allows, i.e. concedes, accords to, grants, yields. Common in the Laws and sagas with 1 cert, cóir, cubaid, dliged to yield justice, cede law and right to (do). With fír fer, f. comlaind, comland oenfir in the sagas to grant single combat. With dílgud to forgive, with trócaire to vouchsafe mercy. geall do incaib fri nech ná daim ceart, Laws ii 268. 4 . fer ná daim ceart ná dliged do duine, v 206. 2 . dia ndamt[h]ar cert dó. muna damthar cert dó, iii 4. 3 . nír damad dlighedh do Feinib, i 74. 17 . nocho damand dliged dogrés in taire sin, v 174. 27 . co [n]damann sí d., 432. 12 . damhar d., 210. 9 . gabáil oc marbchrud dona daimt[h]ear d. ar uair tarrachtain, 430. 27 . doná damhthar dligi[d], ii 70. 24 . imná damt[h]ar d. dó, iii 318. 2 . muna damt[h]ur d. dó, iv 4. 12 . masa cindti lais ná demt[h]ar d. dó...co ndemt[h]ar, 12. 7 . is cindti lais ná demad bodein d., v 174. 29 . masa cinnte leis coná demtha d. dó, v 206. 13 . ná demt[h]a d. dó, iv 4. 14 . in inbaid is cunntubairt lais i ndemt[h]a nó ná demt[h]a d. dó, 12. 10 . giall in fechemun toicheda do thócbáil nocon damtha d. dó until what is lawful is given him, ii 140. 2 . ní dam trócaire trinóit, i 12. 6 . dáimhes d., O'D. Suppl. (Not here, but to con-daim, Laws v 174. 18 : aire ná condaim ceart..., cf. nád condaim c., v 202. 5 . asná condamar, 160. 4 .) ni dámair cert dóib, Expuls. 6 . Cúchulainn ní damair c., ScM. 21. 12 . ná dam cert do deman dúr, LB 237 m . ní damhsat c. dia fithidir ZCP vii 305 . baithgér...in imtuarcain ┐ ní rodam neach c. dia céli, BB 438 a 43 . ní damann sé cert dam...┐ ticfa aimser ann ┐ ní dema nech cert dá chéile, Fianaig. 74. 4 . co rodama cert in toenḟer, Rawl. 113 a 33 . nocho damand findchert, Anecd. i 48. 12 . nir damad c. dó YBL 123 b . ní demaitt cert man tír thair they will not observe right towards the eastern land Fen. 378. 9 (perh. to II). nocho cert na cubaid damait dairecht Breg CRR 22 . nír dam Conall cóir ná cert do bidbaid C. accorded not justice nor right to an enemy Fen. 312. 23 . dó nochur dam cóir na cert, Fianaig. 66. 33 . ní rodamsat cóir na cert, Rawl. 156 b 44 . dErinn nír damatar cóir to E. they did not grant justice. acht cor damthar fír fer dam ...atbér, FB 94 . intan nach démt[h]a córdus doib uime sin, Cog. 54. 13 . a láich...ma daime dáil ṅdligid dún, LL 209 a 53 . ní fír fer ná comlond oenfir radamsatar dó, TBC-LL¹ 2910 . ní damar (níor damadh, Stowe) fír fer dam ná comlond oenfir, 4706 . 4733 . ní ba cumland oenfir démait duinn, 3972 . ní rodamad fír comlaind dóib, Bor. 10 . noco damthadar comraind do thuathaib De Donann, ZCP x 365 , Rawl. 135 b 20 . rí rodet dílgud ... do Dauid, SR 6873 . rodet .i. rodam .i. rodet a cron iarsin do mend, O'Dav. 1362 . rodet it was granted BDD 143 . dAed Dub rodét, Rawl. 165 b 54 . mo manchine is duit rodétt, BColm. p. 48 . a bo do ní demad certa: cen bad leo a lachta, Anecd. i 47. 14 (v.l. ní dhema a certa). dámh comhrádh red chomhalta, B IV 1, 87 a .

ABSOLUTE: maith lind dia ndama dúin féin if he spare us RC vii 300. 7 ; the prose has die coigle, RC xiii 6. 16 .

3 dál

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n The forms below belong properly to 2 dál Ériu xxxi 146 . dáil .i. moille no cáirde; gan dáil immediately P. O'C. Wb. 13 b 13 : is gnáth inso dond óis glicc dolléicet forru in dáil ┐ fobenat iarum inna deud ...co mbi remib rethith iarum; 'they let the crowd catch up on them,' LOIG 266 . don cách is dail treisi (= anad treisi, 1. 3 ), Laws i 156. 4 . doberar dál treisi do, O'D. Supplem. atlathar dal, Laws ii 130. 19 . cach dail (n sg.) téchta, ib. 130. 20 . forlaim ndála, 130. 21 . baes inna mbretheman nád inmedatar a ndalai dligidh, 130. 17 . cid arnach for daluib dligid ata cetharslicht indiu, 130. 15 . ná bí ic hildálaib, SR 1698 . ellamh .i. a láim ┐ ní for dáil, Corm. Tr. 67 . cath can chardi dó can dáil, RC ii 90. 26 . nír bo chuman lass dal a daltai inna díaid, LU 60 b 23 . dobérthar dal di, IT i 145. 12 . óndiu cotí domnach ní ba dál bha sía , TBC-LL¹ 3103 . bid dál ḟota hí ní ba dál dar aiss, LL 307 a 10 . mairg dorat in dáil dorat, 307 b 19 . dobérad bó dó acht coro-leigad dail impi. Adbert in taitheach noleicfeadh dail, Anecd. i 46. 2 . tugthar dál go maidin don chime seo, Craos-d. 37. 4 f.b. Followed by cen: dál commatain cen crochad don tróg út, LB 214 b 64 . dál damsa cen mastúd, Bor. 49 . tabair dáil dam fadechtsa cen maimsiugud, PH 4886 . tabair dáil don eclais cena hingréim, ib. 4887 . (For na dála dédencha, ib. 6602 , see 2 dál IV.) issé ná tabrad dáil do neoch...gin agra fóchétóir, Cóir Anm. 88 . —COMPD. attáil, LL 147 a 53 . faddáil, TSh. 5405 . —Probably identical with 2 dál.

5 de

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 5 de or dil.ie/14791
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Forms: de, dé, dæ, de, -de

prep -te, -ti added to comparatives, corresponding in sense to Lat. eo, Eng. the. Identical with 1 de, di from it, because of it. In Oir. still treated as an independent word and always written de ( dé, Wb. 22 d 2 ; dæ, Ml. 90 a 11 = de); in Mid.-Ir. wholly enclitic and written together with the comparative, the unaspirated, now intervocalic, -d- according to the rules of spelling being written -t-: córaite (Oir. córu de). -d slender at all phases of the language and never discarded (Quiggin's explanation of `a chách,' Quiggin Vorton. Wörter 34 , is wrong). Its place is immediately after the comparative, only exceptionally separated from it by an enclitic word as Ml. 23 d 23 : [im]mi ardu ni de; ib. 83 b 11 : bid étrummu doib de.

In certain points the Mid.-Ir. usage diverges from Oir. In the Glosses -de is used proleptically, referring in a general way to a cause which follows introduced by the prep. di or trí, e.g.:

A robtar erdarcu de dind ulc doratad forru they were the more famous for the evil that was inflicted on them Ml. 47 a 18 . airmi ardu ni de tri dul isna lucu arda for we are the higher for going into high places ib. 23 d 23 . is huilliu de mo ḟreiscsiu do (= di) neuch rorádis su, Thes. ii 2. 34 .

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B (di, tri + vn. + gen.) conid étrummu dæ in bochtae...tri frescissin messa fíriéin ind ríg doib iarum so that the poverty is the lighter through their expectation of the just judgment of the king afterwards Ml. 90 a 11 . is moltaidiu de tri tabairt fortachtan cid du neuch nachidáirilli it is the more praiseworthy through giving help even to one who does not deserve it ib. 84 c 13 . ( LU 60 a 38 fri seems used in a similar way: rafetammár ém in gilla sin ┐ ní messaite fria fis is dalta dún.)

— In Mid.-Ir. the prepositional expression was completely abandoned. The usage is illustrated by the following examples.

A corresp. to A above: is moti a pian som cach olc dorónsat their suffering is the greater for the evil they have committed LU 33 b 3 . ba nertiti leis a menma na scéla adfiadar dó in gilla, SCC § 20 . is córaiti hí a fromad ima hairigthib it is the more fit for having been tested Laws ii 252. 12 . ferrdi re fer na haicdi a bith urrlum the owner of the article is the better pleased for its being ready ib. ii 414. 23 . Cf. i 152. 23 ; ii 88. 5 ; iii 418. 5 . finnaid dún in líon atám. ni meisde nech uaib a rád, Acall. 1101. 6528 . comad móti in pian dó beth beo co fotai isin croich, PH 2439 . rocumbrig Ísu in ernaigthe sea...co mbad erusaite do chách a mebrugud a beth cummair that it should be the easier to remember to every one for being short ib. 7862 .

B corresp. to B above: ni mescaiti hé in lind dól he is none the more intoxicated for having drunk the ale Laws iii 202. 6 (Oir. † ní mescu de dóul (or di óul) ind lenno dó, RC xxxvii 218 ). is bindide sian na bó a laeg do légan lé the bellowing of the cow is the more melodious for her calf being left with her ib. v 62. 19 . ib. 20 , 27 ; 40. 10 . i 138. 4 f.b. ropo móde in firt sa do dénam it was the greater for the working of this miracle (note on Broccán's Hymn), Thes. i 346. 21 . conid móti éstither riu immad erlabra do dénum that the more attention would be paid them for their much speaking PH 7840 . ni feirrde neach bás súaiṁneach dḟaghbháil ara leabaidh dhó, TSh. 236. 10 .— Sg. 2 a 7 : bith má de do buith daitsiu hi coimthecht oco it will be the greater for thy being associated in it, does not represent the Mid.-Ir. type, as do is not the possessive but the prep. di.

Often corresponding to preceding cach + subst.: cach mét donóir ṡægalta i mbía nech is móiti a guasacht the more a person possesses of worldly honour the greater his danger YBL 167 b 32 . cach airdi bias in torad bid trumaidi a thuindseom ac toitim the higher the fruit...the heavier ib. 167 b 35 ; but Mod.-Ir: dá aoirde an toradh iseadh is truime , &c. Already Laws iii 420. 3 f.b. : cach codnaidetu i mbia fer inmuillti is indligthiti cú. cach éccodnatu i mbia fer inmuillti is dligthechaiti cú the more sensible...the more unlawful, &c.

With multiplicatives: áibinniti fo deich ten times as beautiful LL 151 b 1 f.b. áigthidiu de, áigthidite the more dreaded : arimp áigthidiude, Wb. 23 d 23 . ansu de, ansaite the heavier , eo gravius: air is ansu de a dothaim mani airissedar ind lám fri talmain occo, Ml. 131 b 4 . curap andsati (v.l. ánsude), Trip. 218. 20 . ardu de, ardaite the higher : cia thés hi loc bes ardu ní ardu de, Ml. 23 d 23 . airtem .i. airdiu de indem a eiṁ fair, Laws ii 240. 1 . armad ardiu crand is móide co mór benaid na gætha fris the higher a tree is the more do the winds beat against it YBL 167 b 32 . roimpá form Finnachta ní ba airdite a ḟine, LL 308 a 22 . assu de, usaite the easier : is assu de tabairt in ferso huachtaraig, Ml. 107 c 16 . usaite le in torad dogní ó láim inn [f]uath ledb ina fiadnaisi, Laws i 152. 23 . comad usaidi do bidbaid a fagail (sc. the debts), ib. iii 152. 13 . ussaite, Fél.² xxxii 34 . bindiu de, bindite the sweeter : is bindide sian na bó a laeg do légan le, Laws v 62. 19 . buidechu de, budigiu de, budechaiti the more satisfied: tabar in deired fledi do mathib Lochlainne corop budechaiti iat, CRR 20. 8 . calmu de, calmaite the braver : is nertmairite┐ is calmaite in menma daenna, PH 4801 . córu de, córaite the more proper : is córaiti hi a fromad ima hairigthib it is the more fit for having been proved by its tests Laws ii 252. 12 . dánu de, dánaite the more audacious : co mbad dánaite tísad diabul dia aimsiugud, PH 4781 . deccru de the harder : deacraide, TSh. 257. 26 . BS 54. 10 . deissiu de: deiside the nicer, &c. P. O'C. 1531 . dligthigiu de, dligthigite , dligthechaiti the more lawful : cach éccodnatu i mbia fer inmuillti is dligthechaiti cú, Laws iii 420. 1 f.b. dligthidiu de, dligthite the more lawful : cach codnaidetu i mbia fer inmuillti is indligthiti cú, ib. 420. 2 f.b. Cf. dligite, indligite in the corresp. passage, ib. 198. 17 sq.; but dlighthighi, ii 202. 6 , dlithidhe, iii 524. 2 do not, as Atkinson thinks, contain -de. dóchu de, dóchaite the more likely : dochaite in gním do dénum dó uair adeir it is more likely that he has committed the deed for he says so Laws iii 110. 3 f.b. Lism. L. 390 b . Anecd. ii 36 § 21 . Bor. 105 . dochaidi, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 332. 15 . dothíde, Seanchaint 205 . doilgiu de, doilgite the more difficult: anscuiche .i. is doilgiti a scuchad...ó bias fola lánlóige and, Laws iii 12. 19 . duibiu de the blacker : duibhide, P. O'C. 1531 . dúthrachtachu de, -taigite the more zealous, earnest : cumad dúthrachtaigite dobérmaisne ár menmain inár nernnaigthi, PH 7849 . erdarcu de, erdarcaite the more famous Ml. 47 a 18 , quoted above. erusu de, erusaite the easier: co mbad erusaite do chách a mebrugud a beth cummair, PH 7862 . essamnu de, essamnaite the more fearless: it essamnu de ar rofitetar is, &c., Wb. 23 b 12 . étrummu de, étrumaite the lighter Ml. 90 a 11 , quoted above. dia tartaid si fortachtain doib som bid étrummu doib de, ib. 83 b 11 . ferr de the better : ciarud-chualatar ilbélre ┐ cenuslabratar nípat ferr de, Wb. 12 d 28 . bieid [ní ?] bes ferr de, ib. 32 a 13 . cumad ḟearrde áith that its strength might be the better Laws ii 240. 6 . acht ferrdi re fer na haicdi a bith urrluṁ the owner of the article is the better pleased for its being ready ib. 414. 23 . is feardi in fear sin na dána sin do chindemain aigi, v 20. 27 . nír bo measaiti seom ┐ níbot ferdi sio, YBL 112 a 48 . ferrdi a Íssa haithnisi, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 338. 3 . conid ferrde lemsa cech pian fogéb ar ainm ṅDé, PH 2427 . dá mad hé in bith uli dogébtha maille re díth tanma cá bud ḟerrde dosin, ib. 7582 . ní ferrde le Find féin scél do dénam fair, Acall. 5358 . fíriánu de the more righteous : condid f.d., Wb. 2 a 7 . fotu de the longer : faidite, Acall. 6811 . gairddiu de, gardditi the shorter : gardditi lind éistecht riss mad colléic, LL 96 b 54 . Acall. 6815 . Laws ii 216. 7 . gairdi is used in the same sense as gardditi, cf. siaiti, ib. l. 10 . giliu de the brighter : gilide, P. O'C. 1531 . imdu de, imdaite the more abundant : ut gratia habundet .i. corop imdu de duún, Wb. 3 a 12 . condib imdu de torand inna forgnúso, Sg. 198 a 4 . inducbaidiu de the more glorious : robtar i. de apud deum , Ml. 47 a 18 . irlamu de, urlamaite the readier: omnis autem qui in agone contendit ab omnibus sé abstinet .i. armbad irlamu de don buaith, Wb. 11 a 7 . is bés dósom cosc inna mban i tossug...armbat irlamude ind ḟir fo chumachte Dæi, ib. 22 c 10 . irlithiu de, irlithite the more obedient: armbat irlithiu dé mandatís dei , Wb. 22 d 2 . ísliu de the lower : íslide, Lec. 534 a 11 . lainniu de, laindite the more eager : co mbad laindite leo in forcetul do gabáil do láim, PH 6759 . lemnethu de or slemnethu de the more willing : ardislemnethu de do hícc inna fiach, Wb. 4 a 10 . lethnu de the broader : leithneide, Rel. Celt. i 159. 101 . lia de, liaiteeo plus, eo plures : hóre am essamin se precepte...is lia de creitfess, Wb. 23 b 7 . imurcruidh dáine do thiachtain do chaithiuṁ in bídh célsine uair nocha liauite in biad...cia beth, &c., for the food is not the more plentiful though, &c., Laws ii 28. 17 . luathu de, luathaite the quicker: is airi doníthar in tréiniugadh so orra comad luathaide dosoisdís a féich dḟeichemain toichida, Laws iii 152. 12 . lugu de, lugaiteeo minus : ní lughaiti dlighes in gairi do dénuṁ they are not the less bound to undertake the maintenance Laws ii 192. 5 . noco lugaite smacht ná díre in coma bith indligedh, ib. iii 418. 5 . cé beith nech...noco lugaiti dligus a fochraic díc ris, iv 48. 24 . nuchu lugaidi is grád hé céli do beth aigi, v 40. 10 . dothéged Étáin cach dia dia athreos ┐ ba lugaide a galar som ón do suidiu, TE § 9 LU. rodígaib a thuara ┐ nírbo lugaide a nert Lugdach, Thes. ii 344. 29 . is aire roartraig in taingel hi ṅgné solais in tṡnechta comad lugaiti nobídgtis na banscala riana ḟacsin, PH 3384 . co mbad lugaide, ib. 5207 . (rotescad a tengaid) arái ní lugati dogníd sum forcetul in popuil inní sin, ib. 2549 . scarad cuirp ┐ anma ┐ ni lugaite marus in tanumm, ib. 7480 . mailliu de, maillite the slower : is gnáth mirr do thabairt im chorpaib dóine i nadnocul conid maillite thinaid, PH 7023 . mescu de, mescaite the more intoxicated: noco mescaiti hé in lind dól, Laws iii 202. 6 . messa de, mesaite, meiste, miste the worse. messude, Trip. 218. 9 Eg. mesaidie: cia...nir uó m., IT i 109. 6 . messaite: rafetammar in gillu sin ┐ ní m. fria fis is dalta dún, LU 60 a 38 . mesaite LU 54 a 17 . messaiti, SR 1244 . LL 106 b d . measaiti YBL 112 a 48 . SG 70. 24 . mesaidi FDG. MR 14. 22 . meisti: is m. lóg a roind, Laws iii 462. 17 , 19 .; ib. 478. 24 . mana derntai...bud meisti dáibh, RC xiv 56 . CRR 20 § 14 . cá bud ḟerrdi ┐ cá bud mesti, PH 7582 . ní meisde nech uaib (a rád), SG 118. 25 . miste, ib. 97. 35 . misde: is m. nár bhuan a leithéit, Atlantis iv 226. 4 .—Cf. messa s.v. olc. moltaidiu de the more praiseworthy: is m. d. tri tabairt fortachtan, Ml. 84 c 13 . móo de, móite eo maior, eo maius. móo de, Wb. 2 a 8a . SCC § 10 . mou de, Ml. 53 c 13 . moaide Laws ii 404. 11 . mouite, ii 22. 1 . moaite, ii 202. 1 . mó de, Wb. 29 c 4 . mode, Thes. ii 346. 27 . bith má de eo maius erit Sg. 2 a 7 . maiti, Trip. 114. 22 . cumud móite, Laws ii 22. 17 . noco moite, iii 406. 7 f.b. ba mote, LU 121 b 33 . móti, LL 206 a 21 . PH p. 806 b . bid moti bas trén mo scél, LU 119 b 3 . nucu moiti, Laws ii 414. 2 . móide, ML 40. 9 . moide, Laws ii 88. 5 . moidi, ib. 350. 18 . YBL 158 a 46 ; 167 b 32 .—Cf. mór. nertaidiu de the stronger : nertiti, SCC § 20 . nertmairite the stronger : is nertmairite ┐ is calmaite in menma daenna, PH 4801 . óibindiu de, áibinnite the more beautiful : is áibinniti fo deich, LL 151 b 1 f.b. prapaiti the quicker : comad prapaidi noḟoirbred, Lec. 441 b 35 . sia de, siaite the longer: condib sia de, Sg. 201 b 16 . siaiti, Laws ii 216. 10 . is siaidi a anad, ib. i 282. 43 . siaide, MR 318. 17 . siauite, Laws ii 28. 18 ; 114. 5 . socomlu de, socomlaite the easier : co mbad tṡoccomlaite do Ísu marcachus do dénum, PH 4455 . soimbertu de the more easily plied: bennachais Patraic na iarnu comdar s.d. (v.l. soimberta de), Trip. 218. 21 . soirthiu de, soirthite the easier: s.d. in labrad di, &c., the easier is the pronunciation from, &c., Sg. 15 a 4 . suthnu de, suthnaiti lasting the longer Lec. 441 b 37 . tanu de, tanaite the thinner : á sémigud co mbí tanu de, Ml. 34 a 27 . tressa de, tressaite the stronger : co mbad t.d. hiress apstal do fulung tribulationum, Wb. 25 a 14 . Mid.-Ir. treisidi, TBC-LL¹ 2484 Y. trummu de, trumaite the heavier : trummute, Lism. L. ix 13 LL (trumaidi, Lism.). cach airdi bias in torad bid trumaidi a thuindseom oc toitim, YBL 167 b 34 . tromaide, AFM 1768. 19 . truimite, Acall. 5152 . uilliu de, uillite the greater : Thes. ii 2. 34 . uilliti hé in dá sreith do beth air, Laws i 138. 4 f.b. iv 34. 29 .

MOD. Suffixed to any adjective: ní folláinede madra marbh é bheith san uisge glan. Ní milsede an domblas é bheith i nárthach airgid. Níor ṁeasa do dhuine rud do ghearrfadh a sgórnach ná sgian óir. Aran gcuma gcéadna ní folláinede ┐ ní milsede ┐ ní macántaide sgéal neaṁcháidh é bheith dá innsint i ngaedhilg uasail, P. O'Leary GJ vi 110 . Other comparatives from the mod. literary period are deiside, gilide, giorraide, liaide, siaide, teoide, usaide. —But in the spoken language usually confined to a small number of adjectives. Very common are fearrde, miste, móide (q.v.), idiomatically used with the copula and the prepositions la and do. The original sense has been obscured and as a living comparative particle -de seems obsolete.

deithbirid

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Forms: dethbirit

v (2 deithbir) differs: cneda rob amail cnedha na ndaine no co ria fuiliugadh ┐ ó ro sia is ann deithbirit, O'D. 1969 ( Eg. 90, 8 (9)d ) = dethbirit, O'Curry 1777 ( 23 P 6, 38 a-b ).

direcsion

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n m. (Eng. loan-word) direction, instructions: gurab ē ordugadh ┐ direxion fuaratar san gabāil go Flonndrus ō thūss, Fl. Earls 24.19 . go rochtain direxioin in rīg dia saigidh, 22.14 . dia fhōgra dōip gan ascnamh ní badh sía go breith aitherraigh direxioin orra till they should get further instructions, 54.17 .

díth

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Forms: díth, -a, díith

n orig. neut. n s. díth n-etha, LL 28a33 . dith n-aenmaic, Dinds. 42 . m. (g s. and n p. -a), IGT Decl. § 95 . In chronological order, the different senses are loss, absence, lack, need, desire ZCP xxxiv 48 .

(a) loss, destruction, ruin, damage: díith gl. detrimentum, Wb. 8d3 . ba dursan do d.¤ thy loss, TBC-LL¹ 3472 . iar nd.¤ Conaire i mBrudin dá Derca, LU 3442 . iar far nd.¤ uile when ye are all destroyed, TFerbe 97 . deich mili mōra, mōr d.¤ | dorochratar oc Dauíd, SR 5911 . cen meth, cen ditha (: cricha), 1015 . slecht la mac Con . . . Art Oenfher | a d.¤ rodámair sin chath, LL 132a26 . d.¤ leis ríg Loegaire, 184a50 ( Arch. Hib. ii 73 ). atbath Longarad . . . is d.¤ lēgind ┐ scol, 371b69 . tánic d.¤ do búaib connā terna díb acht tarb, 23a29 . flaith cen d.¤ cen díbad (of heaven), FA 35 . gach dochar ┐ gach d.¤ dár himreadh leat air Chonnachtaibh, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 42 . rothógbatar clesa curad do d.¤ ┐ do dílgend araili, Fianaig. 90 . co trialta a nd.¤ co mmenic frequent attempts were made to kill them, IT i 73 . an d.¤ fuair muinntir Briain, Cog. 62 . iar nd.¤ dona rigaib after the fall of the kings, MS. Mat. 618 . as mé an nathair ag d.¤ slúagh . . . an leomhan ag d.¤ cruidh, BNnÉ 285 . fa hadhbhal d.¤ Albanach andsin slaughter , AIC ii 392 . co tanic d.¤ mór isin tír .i. marbad na maccraide la Hiruath, PH 2660 . rogenair [Isu] ó Muire óig cen d.¤ n-óige, 5179 . cet[nat] . . . esbadach íarna d.¤ ima tlacht having been robbed of its fleece, Ériu vii 6 . (prov.) d.¤ Ulad le d.¤ Ulad, ZCP i 106 . do denum dithi donn imper, vi 55 . noco tí in brath dithi in betha the judgement which will destroy the world, Acall. 7283 . fada atá rún . . . rodhítha ina gcroidhibh the desire of extirpation, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 352 . ag cor díthe ar Earr Ghaoidheal, Rel. Celt. ii 202 . cēt ridiri . . . dith H. ann what H. destroyed there, ZCP vi 42 . Criomthann . . . d.¤ doratt for Dealbhna, AFM 751 . neach | lé budh dil díoth an ollaimh the destruction of the o., Content. xx 13 . Of food: ata bar cuid ullamh ┐ da rab ní bus sía rachaidh si ar d.¤ it will be spoilt (go to loss ?), RC xix 144 . Folld. by AR: īar ndīth Conchobair 'after the death of Conchobar' BDC 104.2 . ba dirsan d.¤ ar in mac 'twas sad that destruction should overtake the youth, LL 44b41 ( MS. Mat. 482 ). ni techta anfine d.¤ ar fine `it is not lawful for an extern to encroach on the tribe', Laws v 438 . In cheville: d.¤ gen cheas, BB 279a48 . guin Meis Dead d.¤ co feirg, ZCP viii 117 § 15 . Note also: dith deiredh, Forus Foc. 67 ( Metr. Gl. 20 ). d.¤ .i. crich . . . domuin dith .i. dith no finis in domuin, O'Dav. 726 .

Legal `expiry of a period of grace' (Plummer MS. notes, cf. díthim): ria ndechmadh dith .i. . . . riasiu dithmas as in dechmadh, O'Curry 2407 ( Eg. 88, 32 (33)a ). in dith ndermait .i. . . . inti dermatas a ferann . . . co ndithmonn uadh é, 418 ( H 3.18 229b ).

(b) privation, want, absence: d.¤ charath nó coibdelach, Ériu vii 172 . masa dhith ōir no ilmāine fil fort, Marco P. 25 . ní fuil neach a nd.¤ bidh ná étaig innti, RC xxiv 383 . ag ēg do dhigh ┐ do gorta, Lib. Flav. ii 9 va 20 . díoth lóin ar lucht na heachtra | ní cóir, A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 6 . más d.¤ leat mo leithéidsi, Ériu ix 2 . do d.¤ : is do dith na flatha Find atá int selg-so oca denam in the absence of F., Acall. 3979 . feoil d'ithe do dhith a haithearraigh for want of an alternative, Rule of Tallaght § 73 . cartramhan gu leth fearuinn . . . acht acra dá díoth short of an acre, Public Records 29, report 42 . do dh.¤ an teasa nádúrtha, TSh. 1577 . créad do ghéanadh cách dá nd.¤ how should we all get on without them ? (of women), Dánta Gr. 3.16 . Folld. by neg. clause: do d.¤ nach bhfacaidh an tighearna because he did not see, Maguires of F. 50 . With prec. AR: ar dhí suain, Rel. Celt. ii 306 . dáoine ar dhíth creidimh unbelievers, 1 Corinth. xiv 23 .

(c) what is needful, necessary: ba d.¤ in fiadhnaisea roraidhisa frisseom there was need of . . ., Aen. 587 . líg as d.¤ dūin ┐ ní máine 'tis the flagstone we want, ZCP i 256 .

Compds. díth-ár destructive slaughter , Fél. Ep. 104 . bar ndún-si do díthḟaglad (dithḟoglad, v.l.) 'to despoil your fortress', Leb. Cert.² 1740 . Fer D. dithmilidh mac Damain death-dealing warrior, ZCP x 304 .

Etáil

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Forms: Etail, Etáil, Itai, Eadáil, Edáill, Eadailli, Edáille

n.l., f. Italy: nom. ind Etail sairdes as sia | sliab nAilp etorru is Gallia, Rawl. 78b36 (= ind Etáil, LL 136a46 ). acc. fri Etáil anáir, Wb. 6d17 . Itai, Auraic. 224 . dus-ratt in Edaill fo chuing chreidmhe, Fl. Earls 100.14 . dat. i nEtáil, PH 1644 . san Eadáil , TD 15.17 . don Edáill , Fl. Earls 94.5 . ( don Eadailli , 94.1 may be a scribal error). gen. i n-oirtherdescirt Etaile, Trip. 444.6 . i ndesciurt Etale, Thes. ii 311.31 . co crichae Etále, TTr.² 101 . dochum Edaili, Aen. 1500 . na hEtaili, 205 . Edáille, TD 24.19 (iodaille v.l.). Cf. Gadelica i 8 , note.

fáes(s)am

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fáes(s)am or dil.ie/21032
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Forms: faesaim, fóesama, foesma, faesma, faíseamh, foesmaib, f., fáesam, f., fáesam, f., faesam, faesam, f., saíre, fáesam

u, o, m. (vn. of fo-sisedar. Cf. Mid. W. gwaessaf, gwayssav, Loth, RC xxxviii 300 ): g s. faesaim, BDD 162 (foesma Y). fóesama (for this form see Hessen, ZCP x 321 ) LU 4871 = foesma, TBC-I¹ 383 . pl. faesma, Laws v 48.20 Comm. n s. faíseamh (o, m.) IGT, Decl. § 28 (fáeisimh proscribed as incorrect).

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(a) in lit. sense `standing under,' hence bearing up under, supporting (?): úair nach fóisam in lind, berim-se maccáem ... tarsi, TBC-LL¹ 1305 (`Fuss-Feste' Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 629 ; anuair nach roichther in linn la cách St); cf. bói C. forsin lind ... ┐ ni ba faesam cid si, TBC-LL¹ 1945 . Possibly an extended use: trustworthy, safe . In follg. ex. Dr. Binchy would see a metaph. use of the meaning adopting, taking into protection (see below): issi innfine i fintedaib griain a tir i fuissither; ar i[s] sruithiu la Feine in foesam andsen oldás a tir as a tairidnither, Laws iv 206.9 (glossed: f. .i. in línd, 208.17 ), i.e. the land in which water is collected in a standing pool or reservoir ranks higher than that in which it has its source. Here the four adjacent holdings are in the matter of water-rights likened to the four categories of affinity, viz. gelfine, deirbfine, iarfine and innfine. See ib. p. 166 .

(b) in the literature usually protection, safeguard: co nach fagbad foisam lat | cid do mac nothaesad fritt, Ériu ix 45 § 5 . is ... essamna mór do T. toidecht cen ḟaosam cen chomairche ina tíre, TTr.² 246 . faosamh .i. comairce, O'Cl. `faosamh' is cuime [ = coimge?] ... dhá ainm cumairce, Metr. Gl., Ff. 31 . luid epscop Erc do thig Ḟ. ... ┐ coṅgab in mac ina ucht, ┐ focheird a ḟoesam ┐ a oentaid fris (i.e. bp. E. placed himself under his protection. Cf. the parallel passage: gabh misi cucat amail mhanach ndilius, Lism. L. 3359 = suscipe me monachum tibi obedientem Lat. Lives 102 ), Fél. 132.25 . With prep. DE, FO and esp. FOR (AR), folld. by subj. gen. under the protection (of): for foísam ríg na ndule comairche nachanbēra [ = -mēra ?], Thes. ii 306 ( Hy i 53 ). cor marbad a ri do fáesam Bachla Issa while [i.e. in spite of being] under the safeguard of RC xviii 28.21 (Tig.) = dar comhairge na bachla, AFM 1109 . A. do marbad la T. ... do ḟaesamh na bachla Isu, AU 1015 . pl. in concrete sense: Cinaedh ... demersus est. ... di foesmaib degdoine nErenn ┐ comarbhai Patraic in spite of the guarantees of AU 850 . in cath bar th'oesam ┐ bar do chommairge, LL 176a43 ( CRR 38 ). iar marbad mac nUsnig for a ḟaisam ┐ for a chommairgi, TBC-LL¹ 464 . ba for a foesam boi Fergus F. was under their protection LU 1619 . is ed doroachtmar fort foesam sunn `'Tis for that we have come hither under thy safeguard' BDD 3 . co ndigset som uili ar m'o(e)sam-sa ┐ ar m'imdegail feib dochuadusa ar a faesam sun ..., TBC-LL¹ 941 . rogab indala n-ae for foesam mBuidb ... gabais araile [for] faessam Ochaille placed himself under the protection of Dinds. 57 . Cf. dia ngaba for faosum `wenn er unter den Schutz gekommen ist' Ir. Recht p. 51 . gur bhó heiccen dona bárdaibh tocht diairm for faesamh an Iustís, AFM vi 2272.1 . ar fhaosam nó ar ionchaibh Íosa, TSh. 2716 . do muirbfedh ... fer ar faosaomh bfer talman would slay a man (even though he were) under the safeguard of everyone ZCP xiii 12.19 . Freq. in ellipt. optative sentence: for a [ḟ]óessam dún innocht may we be under His safeguard Hy i 2 . ar th'faosamh dhamh, a Dhé..., Aithd. D. 73.1 . for a foísam dún ar talmain, LL 364 marg. ( Mart. Tall. 122 ). for foessam duit na saille !, MacCongl. 83 . Less freq. with obj. gen.: ced ná ro nass do foessam-su forsna maccu? why were not the boys pledged to protect you? LU 4894 . téit cosna maccu cen naidm a fóesama [foesma Y] forru, LU 4871 . do chor th' aesma ┐ t'imdegla for in maccraid, TBC-LL¹ 881 = do comairci St. can chur a fáisma foraib, 911 . geib-siu fort faesam na macraide, 944 . O. rogab fóesam ḟír-Ḟoebair | oc Síd B. ... fo frith fóesam do R. O. undertook protection of R. Metr. Dinds. iii 272.38 (cf. Dinds. 57 , above). cuirim m'ḟaosamh ar a ḟuil I entrust myself to His blood Ir. Monthly 1928, 439 .

(c) legal uses. In Law texts f.¤ is common in the meaning protection: ni techta nach foessam ar na tegat ratha fine no `f.¤' is lawful which the sureties of the family do not warrant Laws iv 206.17 . ni bi acraidi faesam (nocha bi acra ... don ti bis ar foesam neich) `no person who is under protection is qualified to sue' [can be sued ?] i 102x (104.24) .

The maxim: cach faesam co fognam, Aib. Cuigni 54 ( ACL iii 227 ; ZCP xvii 56 ) is obscure, and has not been found elsewhere. cisa Mumhan ... do Chaisil ... cach bliadhna dobearar .i. smacht ┐ biathad ┐ turgnumh [turtugud v.l.] ┐ faesamh, Leb. Cert. 60 . nocha nuil eneclann na faosam do he has no honor-price or power of protection (Binchy) Laws ii 24.4 .

Sometimes a different meaning is implied: in the following legal expressions the original meaning seems to be acknowledgment (cf. coibsena .i. confessiones .i. comfaesaime, Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 = chomfaoisitin, Corm. Y 292 , and see fo-sisedar): aicc macu hi foisam do raithe frisin fiach so find sureties for assuming thy guarantee of this debt Bürgschaft 28 § 76 . cf. luid iarum i mMumain co ndeirgene foesam a ingine fri (nō for) Oengus. dobert iarum Oengus ferann do mac a ingine, Rawl. 119a26 = co M. do cuinnighid faesam [sic] a ingini for Aengus, BB 121a37 . ro chuindigh ... faosam a ingine for Aonghus, LL 381a24 (Oengus was the father of the girl).

In the sense protection, privilege , `f.¤ ' is found in connexion with entertainment of the lord and (or) his followers, and in connexion with distraint, seizure of cattle for unpaid dues, etc. "`fáesam' often denotes the immunity from legal process which a person of high rank confers on an inferior, usually a client (céle), who has entertained him and his retinue in accordance with the obligations of clientship. This immunity lasts for a certain period after the departure of the protecting person, whose status determines the duration of the `f.¤ ' During this period the `protected' person has `saíre' (= `f.¤ ' from his point of view) i.e., no legal claims which others have against him may be enforced by the process of distraint." (Dr. Binchy). In these passages the phr. `facaib f.¤ fair,' etc., is common. The meaning is evidently `leaves' (i.e. `confers, bestows on') though the translation `relinquish' often appears in the published Laws. The use in connexion with stay of seizure may be the origin of the later sense relief in illness, passing of the crisis, see II below. A satisfactory definition of this legal `fáesam' would involve a concurrent discussion of the terms `comairce, snádud, turtugud, turbaid' and `saíre,' some of which are often equated with `f.¤ ' by the commentators. All that can be done here is to quote a few passages illustrating the usage. See Ir. Recht 73.1 ff . turtugadh ... ré fedh urgnamha in bidh ┐ comairche in aired bes a caithemh a mbaile ┐ faesam ... iar fagbail in baile, uair is a n-ecmais nech bís a faesam ┐ ina coimitecht bis a comairce . amail atbeir a n-edgidh: .c.c. a caemachta .c. faesma a n-ecnairc, O'Curry 1386 (< H 3.18, 630 ). Here, as Dr. Binchy points out, the reference is to the `faesam' bestowed by the lord on his host while he is entertained, and for a period (see below) after his departure. But the note seems somewhat confused, as `comairce' regularly refers to an escorting safeguard. In the following version `comairce' is replaced by `turbaid': dethbir itir turrtugh ┐ torbaidh ┐ faosamh: in turrtugh .i. re ollmuithe an bidh . in turbaid .i. re a caithme . in faosam .i. iarna cathamh, O'Curry 2651 (< Eg. 88, 55b ). Cf. foesam .i. fo-sisithar tar crich, Ir. Recht p. 6 (no context). The lord, when he takes refection from the `céle,' thereby postpones any such impending seizure. While the meal is being prepared `turtugud' comes into force; while it is being consumed `comairce' (or `turbaid'); for a period after consumption and departure of the guest `faesam.' intí aca mbí tech, is fair facabar faosam, O'Dav. 999 . In some passages in Commentary `f.¤ ' is loosely equated with `turtugud,' e.g. throughout the Uraicecht Becc, Comm.: turtugud mīs dō (.i. mī a lānḟaesam bid ┐ fonadma), Laws v 46.25 ( 48.8 ; 50.7 ; 56.17 ). aenlā a t. (.i. aen-lā a lānḟ.¤ bīdh), etc. 58.16 (19) . athgabail tar turtugad cach duini bes tualuing a turtugad (.i. dar f.¤ cach duine is cuimgech f.¤ do gabail uirre), 256.31 (258.19) .

The time for which `f.¤ ' was valid varied with status (see last quot.): cred do beir cona commór faesamh ┐ turtugud ┐ dama fechta feile ┐ foluch n-othrusa do ri tuaithe ┐ mortuaithi ┐ nach commor enech what is the reason that the king of a territory and the king of a great territory are equal as regards `f.¤' and `t.' and followers on a free visit, and sick-maintenance, while their honour-price is not the same? O'Curry 1383 (< H 3.18, 629a ). faosamh na righ so .i. mi do righ tuaithe ┐ morthuaithe. tri caoicthis do ri tuath . raithe do rí cuicidh . bliadhain do ri Erenn, O'Curry 1260 (< H 3.18, 509 ). faosum na tri n-airech forgill .xx. laithe cechtar de na deisi si is taire . mi don fir is ferr, O'Curry 1261 (ib.). See also discussion on periods of `f.¤ ' in connexion with distraint, Laws i 100 .

Fractions of `f.¤ ' are referred to: masa lainbiathad cu fodnaidm, is lanfoesum fagabhar ara sgath . masa lain-biathadh cin fosnaidm ... is lethfoesum fagabhur ar a sgath, Laws ii 28.22 Comm. in t-ainmrainne don biudh ro caith curub é in t-ainmruinne sin don lanfoesumh fagbus ara sgath ib. 31 . miter foltaib .i. dus cia foessamh, in ōgh, in leth ... nō mitear ┐ rl. .i. in ndlighe foessamh etir ... nō ... in ndlighe fosister itir, O'Curry 510 (a fragment in H 3.18, 258 ; unfortunately the context has not been found).

If the guests fail to arrive, a fraction of `f.¤ ' is still valid: ca hait a faghbas [leg. fāgbhas ?] duine faosam fair budein ┐ a biadh do caithem dō ? ... an inbaid ro dáilestar dámh na tainic fechtus aile dia saigid, madh ro faillidhedar in dámh bodeisin, no mad docuadar re tosca deithbire ┐ ro chaithestar biadh, is a lethfaosam fagbus air, ┐ ise sin aon ina[d] isin mberla Feine ana fagbann nech faosam air ┐ a biadh budein do caithem dó, O'Curry 2448 (< Eg. 88, 36b ) = Laws ii 30x Comm.

The following refer specifically to prevention of distraint , i.e., seizure of cattle: a tabairt do snadud as tualaing a turtaigthi (.i. faesam d'facbail uirri, .i. crui) mad cen airis snaite, mad don snadud rongabthar asrenar log n-enech in snaite (.i. is uais ernither log enech fir in faesma don athgabail do lecon fon caill), Laws i 92.1 (98.13) . f.¤ sin tainic re re n-apaidh ┐ troiscthi, 100.1 . man ro airbertnaig a faesam cur gabadh athgabail de is anadh dechmaide ar in athgabail, 100.5 Comm. mas a n-aimsir lobtha [tainic in f.¤] nocha saorund ar fogelt na ar bleith na ar lobad hí, uair ni téit an faosam amach 'na deagaidh, ┐ téit in turbhadh, 102.4 Comm. cach baile atáit dá foesum no a tri ann, deghuidh i ndeghuidh tangatur na foesmhu ann, ┐ damadh i n-aínḟecht, nocha bia acht in foesumh bu sia . ┐ i bforbad ré anta táinic in foesam ann, ┐ dama[dh] re ré n-anta, isedh budh anudh di re ré in foesma uili, ii 102.15 Comm . mad ro urfaem in bidbaidh apadh, ┐ troscadh i faesam, cia no airberedh a faesam ria ngabail athgabala de, teit turrtughadh la fogail ann; is slan athgabail do gabail de, Laws i 98x . cf. téd turrtugh la fogail .i. téd an comairce deisim la fogail do denamh do mhuin na comairce ... no dno, téd de an turrtugh ┐ bí fair in faosamh, O'Curry 2441 (< Eg. 88, 36a ).

Cf. ní féith [ = féich ?] faosam fo chaoill .i. an faosam ar dibail ma ro thairmisc apa ┐ trosca, O'Curry 2650 (< Eg. 88, 55b ).

In some passages `saíre' and `fáesam' seem to stand for different aspects of the same process, e.g.:

Leath saire mad fuit notfuide neach fri fothugh[adh] tēchta (.i. leth foesum fagbus masa neach eile fuidhius uadh i[n]neach sin do caithiumh bid céilsine flatha) `Half free-quarters if another person sends [some] one upon lawful entertainment (that is, he loses one-half of protection if it be another person that sends him to consume the food which is due to the chief from his tenant)' Laws ii 26.16 . In H 3.18, 332 (reading: no da fuidhe) this is expld.: .i. leath faesam facbaith mad fuidet fuides neach iad do chaithem ineich na fothaigend co dligech biad celsine na flatha, ┐ leathfaesam no fuicfed fein for a ceile, ┐ isseadh facbaidh in coindem cuirter dia cathem fo aicned na flatha, fáesam imorro fon aicned [féin ?] facbaid in coindem for in flaith, O'Curry 682 . In Eg. 88, 36 , which gives of the text only the last four words, the commentary reads: .i. biadh ceilsine na flatha sin, ┐ in flaith do chuir a dam [feachta] fele da caithem, ┐ faosamh na flatha do facbail doibh ar in ceile, ┐ a lanfaosamh do facbail dona damhaibh ar in flath fo aicne [fon aicniudh budein ..., Laws ii 28 ] ar ise tuc biadh doibh . Ocus is ann sin ataitt da faosam a dualgus aonbidh, O'Curry 2446 (also Laws ii 28.1 ff . with slight verbal variants). `saíre' in this passage surely = exemption ? On the same page it is 6 times rendered "`saire'—exemption." See also footnote on p. 18 .

In these passages `saíre" apparently = the exemption due to the presence of `fáesam.' Cf. also fír faosma fosearnathar saire, saoire biata, saoire foghnuma, saoire faosma do cach fo miadh miter cach coir cirt, O'Curry 2443 (< Eg. 88, 36 ) = Laws ii 20.15 , where the rendering of the text, fir foesuma `true protection' cannot be right. Leg. fri faosma (or -am) fo-sernatar, etc., exemptions are arranged according to protection ? ni tuaslaige nach saire no nach faosam bes isle agra bes uaisle enech .i. ... ní is mo na logh enech fir in faosaim don athgabail do legan as re ré in faosaim in inbaid is dar an fis faosma i n-ecmais ro gabadh an athgabail .i. lubra ┐ bidh, ┐ fonadma, O'Curry 2657 ff . (< Eg. 88, 56 ). ni fil saire fri dithim iar n-eagar. ata imorro turbuidhe ┐ faor ┐ faosam, O'Curry 2728 (< Eg. 88, 61 ).

(d) Attrib. gen. :

cēle faesma (foissmad LB) a tenant under the protection of his lord Corm. Y 532 (see ZCP xv 247 and cf. faísitiu). cele faesma .i. in cele faoismither [sic leg.] ac neach, O'Dav. 1327 . Of taking into protection, adopting: seoit foesma the `seds' paid for the admission of children of doubtful origin into the `fine,' apparently to the more legitimate children whose shares in the family property might be diminished thereby: conic in t-athair mac na mban aititin do gabail re re budein cen fír ┐ cen ṡeotu foesma ┐ nocho roindind se dibaid in athar iar n-ēc an athar ris na macaib aile co tuca seotu faesma dona macaib aile, ┐ fír da mberait amarfis fair. Na huile meic taide uile conic in t-athair a ngabail re re no iar re cin fír, ┐ nocho coinig cen seotu faesma, ┐ inti no berad dibaid an athar otha na mic taide amach curab e beris na seotu faesma rl., O'Curry 702 ( H 3.18, 338 ). mic na mban taighe, ce nogabhta a oen no dedhe dibh docum na fine co fīr no co setuibh faoesmha, ma ro forbridar co bfuilet coimlín fine is ecin fīr Dē anosa dia fastadh, Laws iv 294.5 Comm. (of certain classes of women :) Ni berat comperta for fine .i. nocha berait ini comairbertnaigter uathuib for in fine can fīr ┐ seotu faosma leo don fine amach, v 276.25 Comm . cain-berad meirdrecha ... .i. is taitnemach berait na mna is merdrech in ní donither riu i lanamnus ... acht co tucait fīr ┐ seoit faesma leis .i. a altram do denam di, 452.24 Comm .

cin log faesma (.i. cen log ar a faisitnighudh .i. secht cumala), 456.23 (of admission of illegitimate sons to tribe). i taidhe dorinnedh na mic so ... ┐ fior ┐ seotu faosma doberaid lais dia fastadh for in athair amach, O'Curry 2236 (cf. 2235 ). cor faesma `a contract of adoption ' Laws iv 60.13 (.i. in cor curtar risin mac faesma an fine `a covenant which is made with the adopted son of the tribe' 62.3 ). mac fáesma adopted son : in cutruma bias o duine do mac faesma du geilḟine no do deirbḟine ar dénum a gaire ... uair nugu roich in trian no in leath cu cóir acht re macc faesma d'anḟine, O'D. 2255 (< Rawl. B 506, 20a ). fine taccuir .i. na meic foesma `adopted sons' Laws iv 288.14 . fine taccuir issede domberat cuir bel a foessam `who give verbal contracts in adoption' Laws iv 284.16 . `mac fáesma' is distinguished from `dalta': dighail daltadh na fine .i. dalta coitcenn na fine, ┐ dighail fir foseisiter fine .i. dighail in ḟir ḟaoismighes in ḟine don ghaire in tseanorach .i. in mac faosmadh, O'Curry 391 (< H 3.18, 219a ). in dalta ┐ in gormac ┐ in mac faosam [leg. —ma or —aim] eneclann dleghaid in fine ina marbad sen ib. See Thurn. ZCP xiv 371.27 . aitire fáesma a supporting guarantor (?): the guarantor of acceptance (?) (dist. from a. luigi and a. nadma), Bürgschaft 22 § 64 . caide aitire foisma ? fo-sisithar side smachta dam in fasach sin, 25 § 68 (passage corrupt, in Thurneysen's opinion). fath faoisimh (ni fáth fáoisidh v.l.) `cause of protection' BNnÉ 249.15 . Cf. co bér breth for ḟáth faosmha, fer fotha ... fer faosmha, fer foghnamha, Ériu xiii 16.12 (expl. : faesamh .i. foghlaim ut est co ber breith for fátha faesam [fath faesma v.l.], O'Dav. 859 ) = cotober breth fo[r] fath faesma ib. Ériu xiii 59w (< H 3.18, 207a ). cis lir ó ndleghaid filidh faosmha raith ? easpuicc righ saoi, file fireon ..., Ériu xiii 34.9 .

II In Early Mod. Ir. relief, assuagement (cf. the use in c above which sometimes approaches the meaning relief), esp. recovery (from illness): fiabhras ar nach foil faoiseamh 'a fever for which there is no relief', Celtica xxvi 98 § 13 . an tan gheibhid na heasláin faoisiomh, 23 K 42, 19.1 . a ttosach an ḟaoisiomha, 20.15 . an uáir fúair sé fáoiseamh = when he began to amend John iv 52 . gan fortacht gan faoiseamh, Keat. Poems 1585 .

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Cite this: eDIL s.v. feb or dil.ie/21378
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Forms: febai, feba, feb, feib, fib, feba, feba, Feabh, fib, feib, feabgarta

n ā, f., in oblique cases also ī, d s. febai, SR 1663 . feba, 2074 . Other exx. below. Cf. nimraib orddan ná feba, Ériu vi 116 § 2 (ra f. v.l.). A n s. feb is not recorded for O. Ir. ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 75 ), the only form in the Glosses being d s. feib, fib (with force of a rel. adv.) which Thurneysen regards as d s. of fíu (quality, worth) ( Thurn. Hdb. § 298 ). The orig. sense may be way, manner, kind , the meaning implicit in the adverbial use.

I As subst.:

(a) excellence, distinction, used of external condition, prosperity, appearance, and also to denote a high degree of a quality or state: feibh .i. maith, O'Cl. `feib' feabhus, Metr. Gl., D 31 . truag for mbith fo dorchaib trel, | for feb fo thomthaib Dé sad ... that your prosperity (?) should stand under the threats of God (?) SR 7994 (of the learned). dā sē sescat, sluag fo feib (of the heavenly hosts) 559 . 'na faitchib | lánaib do ligaib fo feib, 439 . saegul Adaim ... | tricha dó, derb bai fó feib ..., 2023 . oenmac na fedba fo ḟeib, 7119 . ar feb ┐ innbas, IT i 142.1 . coro molaim ríg as cach feib i mbí so that I am able to praise a king in each of his qualities LU 10298 . cid asa ngaibther flaithemnas ... ? a feib chrotha ┐ cheneoil, Tec. Corm. § 5 . an naemh De co feibh ndelbha, AFM ii 752 . ba gilla ... co feib láthair excellent in disposition Anecd. i 51.9 . in máthair ... | co feib láthair, Metr. Dinds. iii 84.10 . Conj., ar f.¤ for, because of (?): Femen ... is ann robatar da rig na damraidhe ... ar feib a ngelta, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 210 (< H 3.18, 81.2 ). pl. consert la feba Féne, LU 8286 ( FB 22 ). rom altsa ... la feba Féne hi costud forchaíni, hi fogart genussa ...; at mathi ém na feba sin, LU 10314 (= romaltsa la febai ..., ZCP iii 236 ). is ed tuargaib a [ḟ]eua suas that hath raised his excellences up Thes. ii 314.7 ( Hy ii 24 , with gl.: .i. a mathe). foendul feb going astray (i.e. loss) of excellences (?) SR 1887 (chev.). Heremiam fri feba fiss, 7451 . conid am eolach hi febaib fiss, LU 10305 . tri treba ... fri feba firles, SR 4438 . fil lim ... di ḟeib eolais co nachat bertais I have such skill TBC-I¹ 2813 . assamīdar fīr iar febaib, Rawl. 108az = RC xxvi 18 § 26 .

As. pred.: ba feb ar crábud `excellent for piety' (gl. on: ba leir) Thes. ii 314.35 .

(b) wealth, fortune, possessions, social status: in Laws the external qualifications of property by which (a man's) rank was determined: in tan diablas feib mboairech when he has double the qualification of a `bo-aire' Laws iv 316.8 ( Críth G. 262 ). is[s]ruithiu feib la Feine oldas aes .i. is uaisliu inti aca mbi feib tochusa ina aes cin feib, O'Curry 732 (< H 3.18, 350 ). tuisech cacha fine ara-nithead feib ┐ bescna, Laws v 438.25 . is iar feaba dogoathair `according to dignity' Laws iii 78.21 . cis lir ro-suidigthi fodlae febe ... fria [m]bandire how many divisions of worth are there for establishing the `dire '-price of women ? (with gl.: inn feib asa ndirentar mna .i. im [a] inchaibh maithre no a c[h]ele ┐ rl. Also: cia lin da ḟodeiligther enecland fo beabtaidh ... i fogail risna mnaib), Ir. Recht 27 . ro mhes miodhbha gach filid a mesaibh febhe, Ériu xiii 19.15 . Cf. secht rann fichit friasa [leg. trisa] toet feab ┐ ordain do duine, ZCP xii 363.30 . fodla febe divisions (i.e. degrees) of dignity Laws v 78.23 . Here, probably, belongs: diabul feibe Finnbennach, IT iii 247 = LL 247a33 (on the two bulls of TBC). anōs [ = anúas] datur feib ┐ ana cāich, O'Mulc. 86 . robo din ... diar feib ┐ diar n-indile, TBC-I¹ 535 . dérchaīned di cech feib fogaib duine ar homun a foxail airi, ZCP iii 27.28 = Ériu vii 172.4 (feb). i tuillem do febe, Laws i 156x (.i. inī tuilles a feib tochusa do `the thing which his dignity derived from property gives him' 162.12 ). is mō dlegur ceathra dona hairechuib oga mbītt ba .i. do grāduib fēine, oldās dona hairechuib oga mbī feib thochusa .i. dona grādhuib flatha, v 290.15 Comm . im caire feibe 438.22 (.i. im caire na flatha `rights' 440.4 ). ná roissed righi na airechus na feibh thochusa in te ... ná dingned reir Senáin, Lism. L. 2368 . pl. (in sense of goods, possessions ): ce nodailtis ind huili feba in betha `though the world's whole wealth were poured into it' Ériu vii 152.12 . feba in talman (bona terrae) ZCP iv 242.1 = Ériu iii 2.13 . fo bithin etarscartha fria a maīne ┐ a feba talmandai, ZCP iii 27.23 = Ériu xii 246 . airchinnech ... cen sain-techtad feb `without private possession of goods' Ériu iii 106 § 45 . is ed ... conatechtsi ina slabra, fuither fossuid cona febaib a permanent estate with its benefits Dinds. 60 (cf. feabh .i. tóchas no cumas; gona feabhaibh .i. gona cumas, O'Cl.). in ri find co feraib ocus [ḟ]euaib `treasures' RC xxvi 166.11 . Cf. the npr. Fiacha mac Fir Febe, LU 5035 , etc. F. mac Fir Feba, Cóir Anm. 281 , with the expl. that Feabh was the name of his mother.

(c) way, manner (?): (in B. na f.) fon fiu [ = fib] cetni in like manner RC xiii 223.47 . O'Curry, MS. Mat. 473.41 . Cf. cen feib íca do tigerna d'agbáil lat without finding any means of healing thy lord LU 3535 ( SCC 29 ).

II In dat. used as a rel. adv. or conj. ` in the way that', as: (by Stokes considered a distinct word, Metr. Gl., Gloss.) Cf. feib .i. mar sin nó bindis, Lec. Gl. 46 . For transition cf. follg. exx. in which feib has the full force of a subst. though used adverbially:

(1) with gen.: diabul n-eirce feib aighthe aertar `according to the face which is satirised' Laws v 228x ( .i. fo feabus na haighthe, 232.12 ). co ndena cach uaib umaloit do Dhia feib a chumaing according to his power PH 5271 . dia comaillem na hii-sea feib ar cumaing `according to our ability' 2546 . Here, perhaps: feibh fechemhan, Ériu xiii 29.21 . agá cosnam fríu feibh a chumhaing, AFM vi 1940. 23 . Cf. biait fót, feib do changen ngel | airbri ... archaṅgel, SR 835 . ita do mét dethiten ┐ gráda cáich dibsium feib oc araili `there is as much solicitude and love with one as with another' RC xxv 246 ( LU 2652 ).

(2) with adv. léir just as, exactly as (see also feib as dech below): adfias[s]a duit ... feib leir donralad do nim, SR 1787 . I will tell you exactly how we were cast out of heaven, Celtica xiv 1 n. 5 .Cf. feib leir dorigned ... atchuas, 3727 . atchuadatar feib léir rodgellai 5816 . feib lor doranic, 5339 . With amal: atbiur mo brethir na bia Emain feib amal conairnecus, LL ii 12829 . feib amal connís, ii 12763 .

(3)

(a) folld. by indic., as, according as, in like manner as (cf. mod. Ir. fé mar): doinnasatar inna piana inna corpu ... feib dunda[a]lla indib will be given ... as there is room for them in them Ml. 30c17 . feib fondúair som la auctoru is samlid daárbuid as he has found it in authors Sg. 144b3 . feib conrerortatar isindí as quis (gl. eodem errore inducti) 210b4 . ni bia feib rombói ríam as he was before RC xxv 22.12 . tánic galar ... feib tic do cach, for Adam, SR 2026 . feib roclos, 1221 , 1321 , 7675 . feib adféidim, LL 5b2 . co ndigset som uili ar m'o[e]sam-sa feib dochuadus-[s]a ar a faesam sun, TBC-LL¹ 942 . feib charai th'anmain fodhein | car anmain cach aein love the soul of others as thou lovest thine own ACL iii 317.1 . messu damsa feib fomrith, Ann. Inisf. 440 (f. 1) . aes leginn do forcital | feib ata [bias v.l.] a neart according as their strength is 314 § 25 . feb is cóir as is right BColm. 52.2 . rochan riu feb atrubairt D. fris, MR 50.13 . feib ro ordaig aingel Dé do Mac C., MacCongl. 111.22 . With copula and superl. (for syntax see Celtica xiv 1-2 ): fib as deg ropri[d]ched, Wb. 23a3 ; exactly as it has been preached, Celtica xiv 1 . co ro icthar frit feib as dech atberat fir hErend exactly as the men of Ireland declare, TBC-LL¹ 1622 (amail St). lotar ... i cléthib aeóir ... feib is sia thiagait uiss as far as larks ever mount 6040 . ro ling ... feib as deiniu nolingfedh in leoman, CCath. 3609 . fessaiter in rígrad ... feib is aíbne ┐ is anordha batar riam remi `lay ... in as pleasant and honourable a manner as ever before' MacCongl. 107.24 .

(b) as temporal conj., as, when: feib thanic ... tanic Láeg istech, LL 263b9 ( MU² 223 ). feib ra chualatar ... rachuclaigetar a crideda, CRR 39 . et feib rogeisestarside rogeisetar scéith U. uile, 48 . feib tarnic sin, tic-sium istech, MacCongl. 63.28 .

(c) folld. by subj., just as: tallastar i n-óenglaic índ fir ... feib thallad mac bliadna, LU 9072 ( FB 82 ). Usually to denote hypothesis, as if, as though: ni gebad [nech] delb eli dib acht feib nobetis tigi ... ic rotuitim, CCath. 783 . rontrascradh a corp co talmain ... feivh bid marbh, Aisl. Tond. 93 = amoil dobeith, 121 . acht feibh [no]beith sál ar ond (.i. amal do bheith), ZCP v 483 § 2 = iii 378.6 . With perf. subj. in general statement: de-renur leth asa tothchus .i. a lethdiri asan febtu techtas, a leth n-aill a hinchuib flatha, Ir. Recht 65 § 6 Comm. . adfenar feib ronerthar it is paid back as it has been bestowed Laws ii 308 - 20 ( ZCP xiv 382 ). Compd. ¤garta of excellent generosity (?): flaithe febgarta, LL 10b35 = feabgarta (gl. by deigheinigh, saidhbir, tóchasach), Leb. Gab.(i) i 160 .

finna

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Forms: find, find, finnu, finnae, finna, finda, fonnaib

n io, m. also find, o, m. , earlier neut. n s. find ngairit, Corm. Y 242 (= f.¤ gairit, Thr. Ir. Gl. 10.1 ). grend .i. gruaidfinn .i. find ngruaide, Corm. Y 728 . d s. finnu, BDD 38 . LU 4881 . g p. inna finnae , Ml. 72b16 . A hair (of men or animals): gl. pilus Ml. 72b16 . cach finna ásas triána chend, BDD 109 . nothescbad finna fri gaīth, LU 9192 ( FB 91 ). no dedhlaistis finda for usciu, BDD (Y) 128 (finnae U). 137 (finna YU). dia taraill a lám ... finna a brothirni inn étaig, SR 7644 . cach finda ... dot fhult, MacCongl. 95.21 . g s. i mbun cacha finna , LU 8398 ( FB 27 ). doim ... gu cluim foda, teora boss a bhfot gacha finna dhibh, Marco P. 42 . caille aen-finna `a veil of one thread' Laws v 382.21 Comm. pl. ulcha imlebur ┐ uathad finda liath inne a few grey hairs PH 1968 . do finnaib gabur of goat's hair Hy iv 11 Comm. Coll. hair; fur, fleece: gaimen .i. gaim-finn, is sia a find-side quod [h]ieme occiditur , Corm. Y 242 . moethgilla ... doná ro ás finna nó ulcha, TTr.² 1528 . finna gaisitech forru bristly hair Marco P. 89 . luch ... is sí dergg cona find `a mouse ... red-raw, with its hair on' RC xiii 446.6 . nach bentar a ffionna dibh that they are not shorn (of sheep) BNnÉ 57 § 66 . cia beith do lēithi a ḟinnai however grey his hair may be ZCP iii 34.20 . In ZCP x 347 § 21 : om mullach gom finnuib, leg. fonnaib?

Compds. ¤líath grey-haired: fer farsaid findlíath, LL 267b30 ( MU² 746 ). óclach findliath, Acall. 3487 . folt findlieth, TBC-LL¹ 5476 St. ¤lúasgach: fionnluasgach lí súla i mbí ina condull, Ériu xiii 40.27 ( O'Dav. 1199 ) may belong to this (cited under compds of 1 finn, above). Such compds. as finn-bude, ¤chas, etc. are prob. to be referred to 1 finn, though doubtless often understood of finn `hair.' ¤líath also probably belongs to 1 finn, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 81 .

fris-aig

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Forms: rofrithaig, frescatar

v : frisaig .i. attroilli dúnn delegi [ = diligi] a nobis , Wb. 2d13 , gl. commendat ... Deus suam caritatem in nobis; 'he counters, makes a counter-claim' Ériu xl 35 ; demands back (?) Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 608 (taking as frissaig-); urges (as a claim) upon (?); a compd. of aigid `drives' : fris-egar co foltaib forrán uilc éicne 'the assault of evil (and) force is countered by means of considerations ' Ériu xl 14 § 14 (Bretha Nemed Toísech) . pret. (Mid. Ir. denom. formation) iss é S. ... rofrithaig Ultu ind aigchi sin (went to, attended on ?) LU 8966 ( FB 72 = ro frithail, Eg.). Cf. fri sia (in an obscure passage), Trip. 54 (549 - 50 ). fresgither filidh dia ttárdad rátha righ romhaith, fris-saighe a ccert, Ériu xiii 34.6 [leg. fri saigid ?]. The first sentence is cited O'Dav. 987 : frescathar filid dia tartat ratha rig ... .i. firdeachur no frithailter no urfoichlithar na filid uman ni dlegait ┐rl. (leg. frescatar? The form was naturally assigned to fris-acci, q.v., but possibly belongs to fris-aig, Ériu xl 35 ). See frithaigid.

Cf. Laws v 236 cited s.v. fris-acci (a), end.

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