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ainṡéis

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n (séis): fūarus inber soirchi sunt / . . . / folil mu menmain dia éis / iter fedhaib fo áin[s]éis lunacy, distorted wits(?) (of Suibne Geilt), Ériu ii 95 § 1 (but perh. compd. of 2 án intended). as doilghi leam ina in t-écc / . . . / an cuire ticfus armeis / a mbeth uili for ainṡeis shall all be disarrayed(?), Lism. L. 4549 .

arm

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n o, n. Later m. (Lat. arma). IGT Decl. § 96 , § 204 .

(a) armour, battle-equipment, panoply, etc. Usually collect. in this sense: iter a.¤ ┐ erriud ┐ écosc, BDD² 1077 . do-thoetsat sé chét . . . riasíu ro-soa a a.¤ (perh. a p. here, ed.) . . . iar saigid a airm, 1083 . etach fri lith a.¤ fri nith, Laws i 122.9 . geib sciath is geib slega / on a.¤ niad rot-rubha, Acall. 1036 ( SG 117.9 ) = is airm niadh rod-rubha, Duan. F. ii 176 § 3 . a.¤ timcell cat[h]a `panoply of battle', CCath. 5203 (folld. by descr. of C.'s armour, not weapons). tuicther assin gorop a.¤ is fiu sechtmad loig einech dlighis gach gradh do beith aice, O'D. 877 (H 3.17, c. 629). doire airm, IGT Decl. ex. 405 . ro ḟacsam da trían ar n-airm, LL 204b54 . ní maith bhādar na hĒir[ionnaigh] i n-a.¤ , Cín Lae Ó Meall. 36.17 . a cleas n-airm, Ériu iv 148.2 . ? a shield: Dubgilla dub-airm n-aisse, Metr. Dinds. iv 330.1 .

(b) weapon: bad armatura dei bess lib nábat nacha a.¤ aili, Wb. 22d14 . gaibid armma dǽ foirib gl. armaturam, 11 . combetis arma cholno leu, 13 . act robed arma dæ foirib, 15 . loc i mbiat arma gl. armamentarium, Sg. 35a13 . So also 33a7 . ainmm ṅairm gl. spicum, 104b3 . inna arma dorataissiu doibsom gl. arma, Ml. 44a14 . conarrceoratar a n-arma doib, 26d6 . ar no labraitis demna friu dia n-armaib, conid de batir comarchi forro a n-airm, LU 3236 ( SCC 2 ). atconnarc láechu . . . co n-armmaib, 3762 (ib. 34 ). ba bes lasna geinti a n-adnacal fo n-armaib, Trip.² 804 . a.¤ fir i raei, Laws v 238.20 . fear airm deirg i.e. the murderer taken red-handed, 318.14 . cenmothá fer cech airm dóib ┐ fer cech fir díb, LU 7103 . rúada a n-airm, MU² 441 . cen armu cen fáebru, 644 . lautar forsna harmu they armed themselves, ZCP viii 105.8 . luidhim fom armuibh I swear by my weapons, RC x 342.1 . gabaid bar n-armu cathaigthe, PH 8141 . gabhainn ag déanumh a.¤ n-ard, Magauran 367 . sé go hoidhchi idir armaib / coibchi in Calbaigh hé d'ingin, IGT Decl. ex. 177 . beag mo bhrígh a n-a.¤ an ḟir / garbh asttigh 's as mín amuigh, ex. 690 . mairg do sháith a.¤ ina fheoil (of the piercing of Christ's Body by the lance), Dán Dé xxvi 39 . beith suas i n-a n-armaibh ag forchoimēt dōib `in arms', Fl. Earls 30.29 . a.¤ láma see lám.

Transfd. senses: is iad airm bís acu (of agricultural implements), Laws iv 76.2 Comm. luaidheam cúilteagh . . . / . . . / teach fionn is fraoch ar a a.¤ / is balbh gaoth ós chionn a chearn of keen implements(?), DDána 119.27 . cosgradh cruaidh na n-a.¤ n-amh (of a harper's fingers), Measgra D. 6.20 . ní rī a.¤ acht a.¤ becc beich bee's sting, ACL iii 307 § 18 ( Measgra Uí Chl. 149 ). a.¤ suine .i. gob cuirri (B. na f.), ACL iii 310 § 9 = a.¤ suibne , ZCP xii 361.11 . Of the membrum virile, Laws v 134.1 Comm.

(c) army: tugadh in t-a.¤ don chaislēn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 26.19 .

Compds. (a) With nouns: ¤-airlech: a fhoirtched ┐ a a. hew him down with his weapon, MR 270.15 . ? ¤-bert: indearaidh d'airmbeartaibh a héigean feats of war, DDána 83.1 . See airmert. ¤-chath: o ri Oilig na n-a. armed battalions, BB 274a39 . ¤-chlaideb: d'armgae d'armclaideb d'armscíath, LL 203a60 . ¤-chletin, TBC-LL¹ p. 273 n.3 . ¤-chosnam: budh argain gan arm-chosnum `it will be destruction beyond the defence of arms', MR 296.3 . ¤-chrech armed foray, RC xiii 96.8 . ¤-chrith (= grith): talumcumscúgud ┐ a., Trip.² 495 . tainic airmchrith (airmgrith v.l.) mor . . . conna roibi sleg for alcuing, CCath. 877 . Cf. 1 grith. ¤-chumtach: ba solas doib dia n-erredaib ┐ dia n-armcumdaigib di ór weaponholders, LB 209b44 ( arc-, Alex. 627 ). ¤-dos: is he ar n-a. (of the Creator), SR 1030 . ¤-dígal: fri hengnom fri hairmdígail `armed vengeance', Metr. Dinds. iii 112.28 . ¤-ḟogrugud clanging of arms, TTebe 1175 . ¤-gae: fuair armgai amrai imdaí, BB 37b2 . ¤-gaisced accoutrements: ro hadnacht co n-armgasciud, LU 9817 . iar facbail a ech ┐ . . . a armgascid, 8529 ( FB 38 ). cethri catha . . . fon armgaiscid, RC xxiii 410 § 21 . Cf. comtis fir fo sciatharmgaisciud, LL 220b31 ( TTr. 261 ). ¤-gal, see separate article. ¤-gein: Ériu ágmar ba h-a. `born among arms', Metr. Dinds. iv 184.10 . ¤-gleó: do iomchradh airmghliaidh `weapon fight', O'Gr. Cat. 501.1 . ¤-gnéithid see separate article. ¤-gonad: a shaoir armghonta `skilled in weapon-wounding', O'Gr. Cat. 456.11 . ¤-gráin: re harmgrain a n-airech the terror of the arms of the chieftains, MR 190.21 . ¤-gres: ro chualadar in a. `the martial strain', Metr. Dinds. ii 30.60 . ¤-grith see 1 grith and -chrith supra. ¤-imbert see airimbert. ¤-lasad: gaedil uime ar a. `glittering in arms', MR 182.14 . ¤-lúirech: umum-sa bid armlúireach `armour', MR 296.22 . ¤-nert: no gu ḟuair eochair airmneirt, BB 31a9 . ¤-nertmaire military strength, TBC St. 4631 . ¤-rand: Fiacha Labraind . . . ós cech armraind `every armed squadron', Metr. Dinds. iii 460.6 . ? ¤-raithe: gasradh armraithe (: anḟlaithe) óg ḟionn fortunate in battle(?), Content. xxi 11 . Cf. armrad. ¤-ṡlaide conflict of arms: da tora Find Almaine / a. ársain dena, LL 296b19 ( SG 363.8 ). ¤-thor armoury, arsenal , GJ iii 50b16 . Fig. a armthuir `o armed lord', O'Gr. Cat. 457.12 . ¤-thríall warlike attempt, expedition: gleo na n-each ar airmthriall creach, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344.3 .

(b) With adjj.: ¤-chorr: do siol Aonghusa armcuirr, LL 394.21 . ¤-derg: A. a., LL 233a13 ( TTr. 1181 ). Iomchaidh airm-dhearg, ML 12.20 . ¤-détla brave in arms: Ailill airmdhedla, BB 232b45 . U. airmdetla, Duan. F. i 51.33 . ¤-glan: a bhuiden armghlan, O'Gr. Cat. 504.11 . ¤-gér. As n.pr. Airmgēr mac Acarnāmhat, ZCP xiii 174.33 . ¤-gonta wounded by weapons: an fhlaith armgonta ō fhinnGrēig, ZCP ii 350.23 . sluagh armghonta i nothar `weapon-wounded', O'Gr. Cat. 508.14 . ¤-innillte: earr . . . arminnillti `well-armed hero', MR 224.17 . ¤-láitir: fon ocrig . . . n-armlatir, Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . ¤-neimnech: d'óccbhaidh airmneimhnigh, AFM vi 2230.9 . ¤-nocht with unsheathed weapon: láeich armnochta, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 374.23 . tig in Éirinn armórtha 'came ... to Ireland of the golden weapons', Giolla Brighde 194 § 16 . ¤-rúad: ar síol Néill Oilig armruaid, O'Gr. Cat. 410.5 . slúaigh Ailigh armrúaidh (ádhrúaidh, v.l.), PBerchán § 90 . ¤-ṡlán: Eochaid a. airech `arm-proof', Metr. Dinds. iv 100.6 . ¤-thana: Mac Colmán féil a.. `of the slender weapons', BNnÉ 229 § 133 .

2 ceirt

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n f., IGT Decl. § 14 . rag, piece of cloth : dia talta de in ch.¤ būi uime, Corm. Y 1059 (91.21) = ch.¤ combrecc, Corm. 36.39 . negar in ch.¤ dam, YBL 122b45 . in dubaige no in cert for cuaille `the mask or the rag upon the pole', Laws i 178.2 Comm. fear nár iarr do chlóca acht c.¤ , Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 5 . duine déudugadh lé ceirteachaibh = with rags, Proverbs xxiii 21 . Fig. ceirte críona na coire do mhalairt, TSh. 6963 . ? nídam nia acht am geilt ghánd / dia dorad i c.¤ mo chond, Corm. 34 `has brought my mind to little' (spoken by Suibne Geilt? See note), RC xx 412.11 ( ACC 137 Comm. ).

cluichechair

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adj i (cluiche) play-loving, sportive : fer beg dearg . . . c.¤ , BB 428a1 . oclacha caema cluichechaire, 494a18 . batar caema cluichechaire a ngille, Alex. 637 . Crimthand mo chur cluithechair, Leb. Cert.² 158.16 . As n. pr. m. or epithet: Cairpre C.¤ , Rawl. 119a8 . Coirpri Cluithechair .i. a Cluithri Clíach ┐ a Maigh Clíach, Cóir Anm. 194 . Rusene et Cluchechair et Suibne , LL 326d37 .

1 dechrad

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u, m. vn. of 1 dechraid.

I The state of being possessed by ungovernable rage, a being beside one's self, a raging . conattech Cúchulainn blegon furri iarna dechrad díttaid, TBC-LL¹ 2415 (v.l. dhéchradh, Cóir Anm. § 149 ). for d.¤ raging, raving: ┐ a tenga ar foluamain re mét in imgabáil...a Birgad atá do thenga ar dechrad ná habair acht fír, Fianaig. 82. 28 .

II Wild, ungovernable anger, warlike rage, vehement fury . Often in a good sense = bravery . Only of persons. deachradh .i. déine fearg nó díbheirge, O'Cl. Frequently joined to such words as borrfad, búrach, dásacht, déine, ferc, lonnas, luinne, lúthbás, tairpthige, and the like.—ní fúaircifesa and fer rosásad...a déni ┐ a thairpthigi ┐ a dechrad TBC-LL¹ 359 YBL. LU 58 b 43 . LL 62 a 8 . scíth lim comrac dúib...do ṡotla su...┐ luinne ┐ anṡirce drús ┐ tairpthige ┐ dechrad do chéili .i. Conc., TBC-LL¹ 1149 YBL. LU 68 b 1 . táncatar fænnella fualaing fáiside (i.e. fo Ṡuibne ) ri deachrad ┐ ri deallrad ┐ ri dúaibsighi na nDanar, LL 409 a 3 (v.l. dercad YBL, MR 230. 12 . Stowe MSS as LL). roeiridhedar...co feirg ┐ lonnus co mbrígh ┐ borrfadh la deachradh na feirgi fonnmoire, Anecd. ii 78 § 6 . Similarly Lec. 367 b 4 . in dechrad romór ┐ in luthbás ┐ in búrach roḟersat na Mirmidónda, TTr.² 1471 . ní foelangatar...an luthfás romór ┐ an dechradh roḟersat na banḟénidi forru, ib. 1697 .—Here possibly SR 6375 : atraracht Dauid iarsin. ┐ rochoisc a muintir. ba dechrad fo détgail dúir. do letrad étaig Sauil (or vn. of 2 dechraid II; one would expect decrad: letrad).

III Transf. of a play or an occupation: the extravagant or wild excitement with which it is exercised: robái Caur oc airbert gaiscid...frisseom ┐ nícon tetarrad béim fair (sc. Cúchulainn) la dechrad inna cleas, TBC-LL¹ 1509 YBL. LU 73 a 12 .—Cf. dechraidecht.

IV A rushing forth in a state of wild fury: mórbrúth ┐ ferg ┐ borrfod ina láth ṅgaile oc dechrad dochum in chatha YBL 46 a 20 . TBC-LL¹ p. 720 n. 1 .

Deggell

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Forms: Decull, Decell, Degell, Deigell, Deichell, Deighell, Decull, Decuill, Decill, Deigill, Deichell, Deighill, Decell, Degell, Dechell, Degell, Deghell, Deighell, Deggill, Deigill, Deggell, Decell, Decill, Deighill, Deichill, Degel, Decill, Decill, Deichill, Degel, Decell, Decill, Decell, Decell, Decill, Decell, Decell

o, npr. m. Also spelled Decull, Decell, Degell, Deigell; Deichell, Deighell. Possibly a cpd. of deg + gell, though in an old npr. like this one would expect rather †Dag-gell.—Oldest spelling Decull: g s. Decuill, Ardm. 19 a 1 : Cairell mac Ferguso maic Decuill; a Fergus mac Deichill is mentioned BB 200 b 43 ; meic Decuil, Thes. ii 281. 14 = Decill, Reeves Ad. 247 n.f. = Deigill BB 212 b 24 . For the broad -gg- cf. -accai sees (beside -aicci). Mid.-Ir. Deichell and Deighill are, at least partly, to be judged as corrupt renderings of older Decell, Degell, which as a npr. had become obs. long before the Mid.-Ir. period. A genuine Ir. †Dechell or †Degell (i.e. Deghell) is not sufficiently supported.

Deggell mac Nadṡluaig father of Coirpre, the bishop. Deighell, LL 384 b 28 , 29 . g s. Deggill, Trip. 166. 19 (Rawl.). Decill, LL 348 f 34 . mac Deigill , BB 218 b 9 . Deggell, Adamn.

Decell mac Caitt brother of Oengus and Conall and grandson of Fothad. n s. Decell, LL 313 a 59 , 61 . Rawl. 120 b 37 . BB 124 b 25 , 26 (Decell a quo .h. Rechtabra). g s. Decill, LL 385 a 56 . 351 g 2 . Deighill: Brecán mac D.¤ meic Caitt, BB 222 b 44 = LL 351 g 2 .

Decell mac Brain father of Cellach and grandson of Suibne mac Blatchon. g s. Deichill, BB 145 b 35 . Degel (sic), 149 d 4 .

Decell mac Gaithi father of Locán. g s. Decill, BB 154 c 17 .

Mac Decill mac Meic Fintain, BB 228 b 51 .

Mac Decill mac Meic Laisri grandson of Fiachan. g s. Decill, BB 144 c 50 . Deichill, 145 b 40 . Degel (sic), 149 d 9 .

Mac Dechill .h. Labrada, BB 144 f 19 , 48 .

Decell father of Fiacan BB 144 f 25 (g s. Decill).

Decell father of Fintan. F. mac Decill, Rawl. 92 h 35 .

Decell father of Molaisse Rawl. 93 d 35 (g s. Decill).

Decell father of Maernoc and Caiscéne : dá mac Deigill .i. Maernoc ┐ Cascēne, BB 212 b 24 . Cf. Cuimne mater filiorum Meic Decuil qui nominantur Mernooc et Cascene et Meldal et Bran, Reeves Ad. 246. 6 (= Thes. ii 281. 14 ). Husband of Cumán, sister of Colum Cille: Mernocc mac Decill derbhráthair do Chaisín mac Decill ┐ Cumán siúr Colaim Cille a máthair, ib. 247 n.f .

Decell: vii meic Aengusa .i. Maine &c....nó meic Deichill ut alii , BB 200 b 43 . n.l. Cella Septem Filiorum Degilli, Trias Thaum. 478 a. n. 3 ( Reeves Ad. 246 n.f. ).

Deicell Find Aithech Érand, LL 48 b 44 .

Further instances: Mac Decill is mac Bresail, BB 144 f 25 . mac Deichill, 148 b 8 . tar cenn Dechill déin ITS vii 84 st 7 . ar ndíth Déicill, Acall. 4988 .

do-fairget

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Forms: dofairget, toirgden, tarctait, toirg, targadh, targa, toirgiustur, targa[d, targad, targasa, targa[d]-sa, dofarcaid, do-farguid, dofairgi, targ(a)id, tarc(a)id, toirgid, rothairgid, targadar, do-fairges, tarcas, tairces, targas, tarcus, taircid, doaircend, dofaircenn, tafairg, ttaireoghuin, targus-sa, do-airg, rairccset, doraircsiter, taircced

v (*to-ro-ad-guid-, Bergin, Ériu xi 139 ). The deut. forms found are no doubt back-formations. Indic. pres. 3 s. dofairget, Laws v 272.9 . Cf. O'Dav. 655 . toirgden, BDD² 314 . ? 3 pl. tarctait, ACL iii 303 . Subj. pres. 2 s. (as ipv.) toirg, BDD² 322 (see Gloss.). 3 s. mana targadh biadh `was offered', leg. targa unless he offer (?), Laws i 220 Comm. Pass. s. dia toirgiustur , ib. Pret. and perf. 1 s. targa[d, Acall. 1986 etc. targad, MR 128 ff . targasa, leg. targa[d]-sa (?), 130 . 3 s. dofarcaid, Imr. Brain i 46 . do-farguid, Laws v 502.22 ( O'Dav. 979 ) = dofairgi, ZCP iv 227.10 . Usually targ(a)id, tarc(a)id. toirgid, TBC-I¹ 1336 . rothairgid, SR 2953 . 3 pl. targadar, Imr. Brain i 67 , etc. Pass. do-fairges, IT iii 36 n. 6 . tarcas, Anecd. i 47 . tairces, TBC-I¹ 2437 . targas, Ériu iii 162 . tarcus, Laws i 114 Comm.

Later as simple vb. taircid. Note also pres. 3 s. doaircend, Laws v 210 . ? dofaircenn, Anecd. v 26 n. 7 . ? tafairg, ii 122 Comm. Condit. 1 s. go ttaireoghuin , Luc. Fid. 319 . Pret. 1 s. targus-sa, BS 20 (§ 16) . 3 s. do-airg, Alex. 610 . 3 pl. do rairccset , AFM v 1360 . ? doraircsiter, Anecd. v 26 n. 2 . Vn. 1 taircsiu. IGT Verbs § 9 .

(a) offers, proffers: tairg tri damu dóib offer them, BDD §§ 33 , 34 , 35 . targa[d] dhō muinci sealga, Acall. 1986 . rothairgid Laban lán lōg | ar ingaire do Iacōb, 2953 . ? tuc dam th'ór is t'arget, | dāig rofairgged dam since you have offered (them) to me (?), TBC-LL¹ 3099 = mēd rotfairced (t later) dam, TBC-I¹ 2288 . dothairced cach dib a dáil offered (delivered) his judgement (?), SR 4521 (cf. YBL 292b34 , LB 122a2 ). ? ellgid sé saidhecht do neoch .i. dofaircenn imat toicthi, Anecd. v 26 n. 7 . ? tairr .i. arinni taircther ind cach biad all food is proffered (i.e. sent) into it, Corm. Y 1262 (do-airicc ?). targid cach ben díb lōg dam-sa, LL 229a33 . doairg A. lóg don choicait for cét táisech dodénad immthús dō, Alex. 610 ; 319 . uair nād ḟoēt uad a toirgid do because he did not accept his offer, TBC-I¹ 1336 . targaid . . . a thír cona thoirthe | ina coibche d'óen-mnái, Metr. Dinds. iii 300 . dofargaidh coícait torc dia ēisi, Dinds. 112 ( RC xvi 63 ). do tairgeadh bó aile dí da cind, Imr. Brain i 58 . ? dā trian a clain[n]e . . ., dā trian etha ┐ bleachta . . . tarced fri coir [fri] fairche | dhoibh gacha haidche Samna, BB 28b36 = taircced, Leb. Gab.(i) 104 . taircsed sīd ┐ cōrus ┐ comada do A., YBL 208a23 . targcaid Cíarān aentaid do Cholmán, BColm. 86 . targaidh . . . a mancine do B. ┐ ni rogabh inní sin, BNnÉ 41 . fleadh do tairged doibh . . . a tig Dommad, Cóir Anm. 77 = fl. do tairced . . ., SG ii 464 . nīr gapadh comha no cennach dar thairccset, Fl. Earls 64 . fear . . . dia ttarccus comhorbus Iae, AFM iii 18 . tarcas dō fa secht . . . a chert is a dliged his legal rights were offered him sevenfold, Anecd. i 47 . fer doaircend cert ┐ dlige, Laws v 210 (glossed .i. tairges). dia taircetur dlighedh do, i 88 , 86 . nir thairccset dál nā dliged, Leb. Gab.(i) 156 = ni taircsit, Lec. 25b13 . do thairg comhaidh uaidhe, ML 106 . tairgthear leath Eireann uait-si do C. let half Ireland be offered by thee, 62 . tairgthur leth Erend uathaib let them offer to surrender, Ériu viii 26 . tarcatar an ingin do C., Lism. L. 4174 . rothairg a ingen mur mnaī dó, ZCP vi 33 ; CCath. 1141 . targas doibh seoit ┐ maine ┐ nír gabhsat iat, Ériu iii 162 . do thairg sé airgead dóibh, Acts viii 18 . hi prím rucad Crist rontairc who offered himself, LB 247b49 ( KMMisc. 158 ). ben dofairget ar decmuic who offers (herself), Laws v 272 (glossed .i. tairgeas hi fein ar choibci ingnath, 276 ), cf. O'Dav. 655 . dofarcaid M. a réir dó di ṡétaib, Imr. Brain i 46 . d'egnuib (degnuíbh ?) iarthair dūisig domuin, | is dō tārctait to him (Patrick) they offer it (= make their offers) (?), ACL iii 303 . da tairgim uili amus forro if we offer (make) an onset, Aen. 2978 . nach tairgid coimhghleic, Ó Bruad. ii 230 . Folld. by clause, offers (to), proposes (to): tarcid C. dosom comrac do dēnam ris-seom, TBC-LL¹ 4655 . tairgidh A. tiachtain dō a comrac aenfhir frit A. offers to come and fight thee, Aen. 2764 . targadar do M. toidheacht lais do thabairt chatha, Imr. Brain 167 . Mág Suibne . . . dothairg Ó Domnaill do ghairm de O' D. offered him the title of Mac S., O'Gr. Cat. 386 . targid F. dó comad ris nobeith a port, Imr. Brain ii 294 . Perh. also: Iudas rotaircestair, | do Iudib rothrēgestair Judas proposed it (?), Lec. 345a16 . ? conā tucad nech co glē | cid no tharged dia-raile, SR (Greene) 2763 (perh. belongs to do-áirci).

(b) attempts, ventures: tairg ueith ullam 'na oirchill strive to be ready, Ériu v 138 . dia bréige d'adhradh ná tairg, Ó Héodhusa 125 . nā tairgedh aenduine aguibh cosaint do dēnum, ZCP vi 48 . nā tairgi[d]si cur ré tuicsin cumacht an airdrig do not attempt to understand, RC xxiv 384 = Ériu ii 146 . issed do thairgdis, slige nimhe do gabáil, RC xxv 390 . do thairg L. a dhenamh ┐ níor ḟét é, xxix 112 . annsa sligid do thaircc A. do réidhiugud, Maund. 237 . crēd fār thairc sē an fairce do siubal ina commōr-sin do sdoirm ?, BCC 230 . Note also: ro-fedar intí bad maith do do dul diantairgimis if we chose to send him (?), IT ii2 226 . gluaisis an inghen annsin | re hesccara Dē dūiligh, | nir taircc re dāil budh decra she never attempted a harder tryst (?), ZCP xii 382 . ? dothairced cach dib a dáil | do cech leith immon sanctáir, SR 4521 . Cf. do-áirci.

1 fethid

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Forms: fiched, foichle

v ī (?) but see Celtica xi 20 .

I Trans.

(a) watches, observes, pays attention to: feith .i. fēg nó cuimnigh, Stowe Gl. 402 . feith latt mark you, attend (as cheville) LL 129b30 ( MacCarthy 208 ). feith lat, Rawl. 165b25 ( ZCP ix 466 ). Cf. feich lat, PH 609 . in delb hé nofethi-su, Imr. Brain § 49 . ni feith ni acht deicsin in da tarb, TBC-I¹ 3652 . nofeithed-som a cluichi he kept at the game 515 . tocbaidh in ... fer ... a imcaisi co nem ┐ fethaidh niulla nime, TBC-LL¹ 5483 St. feith co glic iat ... co ḟinda cid dogniat, LB 138a45 ( Hom. Leg. 66 ). cia fuach feithes fiacha?, Ériu xiii 26.3 . rotfeithset na slóig Alaxandir watched, observed Alex. 647 . ríggein Johain baptaist | masu léir ron-fethis `if thou hast attended diligently' Fél. June 24 (observed ? cf. feithis no ron feithis .i. do thaisgis no do choimhedais, O'Cl.). Cf. also: Irial fāidh fethed gail who used to practise (?) BB 46a42 = fiched, LL 127b19 ( MacCarthy 158 ). ? tar fichtighe feithidh, Ériu xiii 29.19 . In : foichle fethim is finna, TFerbe 158 , there may be an imperat. influenced by fethem. In hostile sense: tri Find Emna ... Eocho Feidlech rodosfeith kept an eye on them Metr. Dinds. iv 56.195 .

(b) watches over, guards (AR against): tair is feith mé!, KMMisc. 256 § 22 . Apronián ind ḟethid 'Apronianus watches over us' Gorm. Feb. 2 , Ériu xii 203 . na prímfáithe ... feithet me ar rith n-uilc ib. § 27 . go bhfeithear ar cheilg mo chlí `may I guard my heart from guile' Dán Dé xxvii 1 . a Mhíchéil ... romḟeith, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 12 . cethri deich bliadna ... ro ḟeith Nuadu nertríge, LL 128a27 = do caith BB 46b37 . Cf. as conn ar ecconn feith, Ériu xiii 33.32 = O'Dav. 827 (feth).

II Intrans.

(a) waits; remains, endures (?), esp. in exx. like the follg.: Cormac, ceithri deich ... rofeith, LL 129b21 . ocht certbliadna dec ... rofeith Suibne , Rawl. 163b43 ( Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 13 ). Cf. baí Muridach and dia éis ... fialglan fethet ri ré cethri mbliadan fic[h]et, LL 181b18 ( ACL ii 48 § 3 ). In chevilles ? a tri cacha faithchi feith behold! (?) SR 403 . Cf. co fathaib feith, O'Mulc. 537 .

(b) with AR, RE, waits for, expects: feich re fagháil an dá sgél wait to hear both stories O'Gr. Cat. 592 .

Vn. 1 fethem; verb. necess. feiti, q.v.

foichne

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Forms: f., foichne, -dha, foichni

n m. (singulative from fochan) f.¤ (n p. foichne, -dha) IGT Decl. § 2 . A blade of young corn: cóil f.¤ for tuinn, Triads 75 . (expl. .i. fochan an gheamhair, p. 37 ). na brúchta ith oichne [ = ithḟ.¤:] iraind ... .i. nocha bruchtand f.¤ in etha isin ferann, O'Dav. 1080 . ar bharr gach fhoichne fheoir, PBocht 10 § 7 . nir ḟaccaib-sium in foichni fogla i nErind gan tectad flat[h]a, BB 254b36 = in fóich fóghlas, Cóir Anm. 109 (see foglas) = mad foich focla, Lec. 176ra7 . ni fūigiub-sa an foichin foghla sin i nErinn gan r[e]acht air, Anecd. ii 9z ; perh. we should read: in foichne foglas in all three exx. Cf. dona fuichneadhuibh forghlasa Fomhórrdha atád ag milleadh Ereann, Cath MT 404 . Fig. of pers.: an tsaer-foichni so cineoil Suibhne scion LL 409a24 [apparently fem. here, but scribe may have taken the word as g s.] = in saermiled Suibne , MR 230.27 . ? mummi Chuirc ni foichni faind | de Chorc Ochae .h. Conaill, LL 145a45 . dá ḟoichne a haonchrobhuing iad, Ir. Monthly 1927, 470 ( DDána 308 ). Cf. atáid na toirthe atá an úr | mar tá gach foithne (foichne v.l.) 's gach fádh, Ir. Monthly 1927, 472 (= DDána 310 ).

folúaimnech

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Forms: foluaimnigh

adj o-ā (folúamain) moving rapidly and erratically, fluttering, flying: fiad foluaimneach (i.e. birds) ZCP v 22 § 11 . for anmanna foluamnacha ind aeóir, LL 167bz . batar ... foluaimnecha na ruisc ... robatar ina cind, Aen. 1687 . fer foluamnach (i.e. a `geilt') LL 298b22 ( SG 367 ). in fer foluaimnech, Acall. 2678 (both exx. refer to Suibne Geilt). in dlai ḟ .ḟulla, MR 234. 1 . As subst.: foil ┐ foluaimnigh ┐ anmanna feochra flying creatures CCath. 4320 . re got[h] gail ... na n-en ... ┐ na foluaimnech ar cena, 4354 . ro tursimh [ = tuissimh, ITS xxxiv 46 ] Dia in uili foluaimneachu, BB 15b28 .

? fortal(l)ach

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adj o-ā (cf. fortail) stubborn (?) ; strong, puissant, prevailing (?) : Suibne is é an fer fartalach, Anecd. ii 22.1 . Possibly = fordallach, q.v.

frithissi

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Forms: (f)ridis(s)i, ris(s)i, rís, dorissi, dorithisi, frithisi, frithisi, ḟrithissi, dorís, aḟrithissi, arís, doridise

n later also (f)ridis(s)i, and with contraction ris(s)i, rís. a s. of fritheis < frith-éis ` return track ' (see Strachan, ACL i 230 ).

I In O.Ir. used with poss. pron. corresponding to the subject of a vb. of motion: 1 sg. co tīs ... mo f.¤ till I come back RC iii 346x ( Aisl. Óeng. p. 63 ). co ndechus mo risi TBC-I¹ 1304 (= mo rísi Eg.; dorissi LU). 2 sg. do téis dorissi thou shalt return LU 5772 (= dorisi, TBC-I¹ 1301 , dorithisi Eg.). toi ... do frithisi, LU 5667 . 3 s. m. tintaí a frithisi he returned LU 5664 . doluid in biail a rithissi ar chenn in[na] samthige, Tur. 131 . huand uair nunda bertatar co tanaic á f.¤ till it [lit. she, arca] returned Ml. 82d9 . 1 pl. ara tísam ar frithisi that we may return LU 4509 . 3 pl. a tabirt a f.¤ as in doiri their being brought back from the captivity Ml. 131c17 . Amhlaiph ┐ Imar do thuidecht a frithisi do Ath C. a Albain `A. and C. came again to Ath C. from Alba' AU 870 . conrictís a ffrissi, LU 5700 (= a frithsie Y, hi frithisi, Eg. with conf. of i n- and a n-. Cf. last cit. in II a, below).

adv II Middle Irish forms and uses.

Both do ḟrithissi (dorísi, dorís) & aḟrithissi (arísi, arís) early become petrified forms used indiscriminately without regard to number, person or gender. When f, or ff is written it is seldom certain, and in later MSS. unlikely that any specific personal form is intended by the scribe (any more than in modern times it is felt in `arís'). In consequence of the general confusion of unstressed final -e, -i the final when retained is often written -e ( doridise : glé, SR 1412 ). The original meaning of the phrase is lost sight of, and mere repetition is commonly expressed.

(a) in the reverse direction, back (to the same place), used with verbs of motion: no forcongrad furre co n[d]igsed ar cúlu doridisi cosin corp ... asar escomloi, LU 2251 ( FA 31 ). for a chulu ... ni thanic doridise, SR 2556 . toi forsna heochu ... dofrithisi turn the horses back LU 5667 . dothoet ina frithlurg afri[t]hisi i tir nU., Trip.² 412 (= convertit iter suum ad regiones U. Ardm. 5a ). dolotar ... dochum nErind doridis fora culaib, Lec. Facs. 276ra42 . tecait ... secht srotha ... dorís isin topur, Metr. Dinds. iii 288 . Similarly with other vbs. to denote a reverse process: in Rí dorósat a chrí | ro fuirim a frithisi, Metr. Dinds. iv 242 = hi f.¤ , BB 410a46 . Cf. doeth [impers.] chucai hi f.¤ TBC Eg. ( ZCP ix 148.4 = a f.¤ , TBC-I¹ 1126 , a fridisi, LU 5607 ; cf. 5700 cited at end of I).

(b) again, once more (of repetition) : dodilgfitis dō ... a chinta doridise, SR 1412 . robamar ni fecht co cátaid acut ┐ no bemmís dorisi dia mbad ail duit, LU 3917 ( SCC 43 ). nocon imbēra som for Ultu a cles sin dorísse, LU 5136 (doríisi Y doridisi Eg.). dosrimchell aridisi fa thrí in cruth sin, 6511 . samail in catha catharda ro gníead etir M. & S. do gnim doridisi, CCath. 912 . co ro hathcumdaiged Hierusalem ... doridise les, Lec. Facs. 25vb38 = co ro chumtaiged ... aridisi, Rawl. 74a10 .

(c) again i.e. subsequently, afterwards: conid uaithib sin rogeineastair tri saerclanda Erind doridisi (after they had been nearly exterminated), Lec. Facs. 186ra21 . doriṅgni in tres gním isin bliadain ar cind doris, TBC-LL¹ 1069 . dorinneth Papa ... don treas Bonefacius ... don cethrumad Bonefacius aris, ZCP xiii 184.18 . gach ní atchluinim ... fá bhfuighinn guais ... arís anything ... which might be dangerous to me afterwards Dán Dé ix 6 .

Passing into sense in addition: tri bliadnai xxx tri mís ┐ ix lathi dorís ... soegal Meic De, LB 146 marg. inf. Cf. is mór a lobra ... Mad a máthair ... is lobru sidi doridisi she is even feebler (than her daughter) Trip.² 269 .

With added implication of in return, in requital: romarb Aed Sláini Suibne, ro fhácaib sen mac .i. Conall ... conad é sin romarb Aed S. doridisi, SG 75.2 = YBL 171b44 . marbaid side a brathair ... ┐ romarb a mac side doridhise (i.e. his brother's son killed him) Lec. 36b40 .

3 gairid

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Forms: rogart, rogartatar, gēra

v pres. 1 s. gairu gl. blatero , ZCP xxi 281 . t-pret. and ē-fut. in early Mid. I. Pret. 3 s. rogart, SR 1181 . 3 p. rogartatar, 3769 . Fut. 3 s. gēra, TBC-LL¹ 3261.

I Intrans.

(a) calls, cries out: co n-gairet ocus co n-grechat, IT i 191.22 . cuairt insin frisi ngaire tenedmhuir, Ériu ii 122.y . rogart ind nathir im-maig, SR 1181 . ro-gart Petar, PH 1890 . garthais ┐ gréchais Cuch., TBC-LL¹ (St.) 3893 , 3900 , 3917 . garthis Laeg, FB 40 (Eg.). áth fors ṅ-gera in badb on which the B. will cry, 3261 . garfit ili Elga, CRR § 6 ; ib. § 25 . gairfitit, grēchfaidit (sic leg.), ZCP viii 212 § 62 . rogair ┐ rograin uas na longportaib, TTebe 1366 . rogairedur de do gach leith, ZCP xiii 213.2 . Goir anois ma tá duine ar bith fhreigeorus tú, Job v 1 . Of birds: tri bile. ... dia ngair in énlaith, LU 3696 ( SCC 496 ). in t-en gaireas isin t-ṡail, MacCarthy 130.27 = IT iii 19.15 . riasiu gaires in cailech, SR 7724 . PH 3194 . co rogaire gairm ... in cailech, Ériu iii 198.2 .

(b) With ar (for) calls on, calls to, invokes: rogairsit fair, ZCP xiii 207.1 . rogair in glas-muir ar in nglan-sluag, BB 240b36 . do ghoir orra ┐ adubhairt riú toirling, TSh. 3085 . ionas go ngoirmís ar chongnamh Dé, Ó Héodhusa 81.

(c) With cog. acc.: rogairsit a caismerta catha, Marco P. § 33 . doghoirettar comairc ar in Ticcerna, BNnÉ 66 . TBC-I¹ 1922.

II Trans.

(a) calls, summons, invites: cia dom-gair, RC iii 346.31 . tu-sa ... not-gairther o diabul, PH 1818 . gairthir dam-sa ... bar ndrúidi, Ériu iii 140.171 . garthi-si na deoa sin you invoke those gods, Alex. 905 . co rogairestar a n-ainimm ... chuice as a corpaib, PH 1010 . rogartatar leo dia taig | Moise they invited, SR 3769 . rogoiredh L. i pupaill Oilella, TBC-LL¹ 2224 . ragairit dei ┐ bandéi ... cuicci, TTebe 1742 . mad oen fecht tra no-m-gairfea, ni fhrecer-sa dó, PH 1496 . calls forth: ro-t-gaired-su ... tria format in-agaid na foirne-si, PH 1791 . má tá nár ghaireas do ghrúig if thy frown I did not call forth, Ó Bruad. ii 132.9 . g.¤ ar ais revokes, annuls: gé go roibhi toirmiosg ón egluis do goiredh sin ar ais le comairle C., Mac Aingil 4512 .

(b) names (gen. with de): o na lágnib-sin ille | rogairit Lagin Láigne, Metr. Dinds. ii 50.21 . Domnaind dogairdis riam, O'Mulc. 779 . gairit in Fesda Gel de, Marco P. 87 . gae ... dar ghoiristair fein gae ind áird-righ, BNnÉ 321 § 26 . rogart Adam ainm diamac, SR 1909 . bid Óen-gus mac Óc a ainm | cipé gaires de gairm grind `whosoever would call him a pleasant name' (possibly, however, `gairm grind' is a cheville), Ériu vii 224 § 38 ( LL 209a3 ). dogairtea Deimne Mael de, RC v 199.17 . rogaired de-seom Mug Nuadat, ZCP viii 303.20 . ainm fola goirfither de, 109.21 . roghoir sé treturaigh ... fhallsa din, vi 41.7 . luaithreadh an chroinn dá ngoirthear iuniper, TSh. 384 . goirthear clann Dé dhīnn, 4772 . gairthior díom Crosán Í Ch., TD 34.24 . ní dé sin ... goirthear rí go bhfreasabhra, Content. vi 138.

(c) inaugurates, proclaims (a king, etc.): fer t'inaidh goires gairm ríg Temrach, BColm. 72 . Brian ┐ clann nDonnchaidh roghoirset an ghairm righ si do Ch., AFM iv 792.10 . 'san gcathaoir ina ngairthear rí Sacsan, Keat. i 208.85 . issé Torrdelbach ... cedMac Suibne do gair O D. riam, L. Chl. S. 50.4 . do goiretar Mac Suibne do Domnall occ, 70.15 . Vn. gairm, q.v.

1 Gall

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Forms: Gollu, Golla, gaillu, gullu, gulla, Gulla

pn o, m. a p. Gollu, Golla, AU 1026 . gaillu, LL 184a12 . gullu, Cog. 110 n. 2 ; gulla, Lism. L. 202 . v p. Gulla, IGT Decl. ex. 681.

(a) Oldest meaning a Gaul : Gaill .i. Frainc. Gaill dano ainm do ... ṡaerc[h]landaib Franc .i. tribus Gallie , Corm. Y 683 . Labraid for a loinges hi tirib Gall, RC xv 299 ( Dinds. § 9 ). dolluid Forgall Manach ... amail bítís techta ríg Gall, RC xi 438.25 (Tochm. Em.). marggad mór na nGall ngrécach, Metr. Dinds. iii 24.307 . epscop fīna ... .i. escra tomais fīna la ceandaighaib Gall ┐ Franc, Corm. Y 539 . Ériu iii 140.173 . a tuirc óir a tírib Gall, LL 49b40 = Hail Brigit § 11 . In pl. used as a place-name : i ndesciurt Etale ... sed verius ... i[n] Gallaib itá, Thes. ii 311.32 .

(b) a Scandinavian invader (finn-gaill being the Northmen , dub-gaill the Danes ) : Niall Glundubh ... co torchair i cath Atha-cliath la Gallaibh, MacCarthy 404.22 . co Galliathaib na nGall .i. co Ámlaib ... rig Lochlainne, CRR § 7 . Roiniudh for Gallu Locha cuan, AU 942 ; 1026 . Brian ... ardrī Gall ocus Gāedel, ZCP viii 120.1 . ar slanaib ... Turcaill righ Gall, BCC § 435 ; § 373 . Ard Macha do orgain ... la Gallaibh, ┐ ní ro hoirgedh la heachtarchenela riamh go sin, AFM i 444.9 . ? dord gaill iar nderach a bárc, ib. 272.8 . Dánfhocail 271 .

(c) an Anglo-Norman, an Irishman of Norman descent, an Englishman : Díarmait Gall, IGT Decl. ex. 641 . a Gulla Fáil, ex. 681 . langfiter ... .i. glas na nGall, Corm. p. 26 . (Cf. langp[h]eitir .i. anglis insein, Corm. Y 812. ) slóiccheadh lá hUilliam ... de Lathi ... ┐ lá gallaibh Midhe, AFM iii 268.13 . gabháltas Gall the Norman Invasion, Keat. ii 4840 . Fine gaoidel senghoill féin `the old English themselves,' O'Gr. Cat. 467.11 . sduagha do gheibhthe re Goll (of a castle) arches that used to be found with the foreigner (i.e. built in Norman style ?), DDána 119.16 . Applied to the Geraldines, Ériu ix 164 § 12.

(d) a foreigner : fer doberait gaill amach, Laws v 244.18 gl. o luibib gall, 84.6 Comm. cin a gall ┐ a deoraidh, O'Curry 290 ( H 3.18, 159 ). scrisfaid siad goill ┐ allmaruidh a hErind, BCC § 127.

(e) Hebridean : a Ghallmhaoir ó thuinn go tuinn | fleasga donna an díaigh an Ghoill, Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig i 13 (NLS 72.2.2 fo. 16) . fiarfaighthior ’nar fearann dúthaigh | dénamh na loingi, a fhlaith Gall, Bard. P. 172 § 15 . Compds. ¤assa a Gaulish sandal : a p. gallasu (gl. gallicas= caligas, Vulg.), Thes. i 497 ( Ardm. 178b2 ). ¤at foreign helmet , IT iii 100 § 171 . ¤bádach partial to foreigners (?) : comairleda ... guthmilse gallbadhacha in ghlaniarla `prompted by inherent leaning to the English,' Caithr. Thoirdh. 26.37 . ¤baile a foreign stead : ZCP ii 339.34 . gallbailti gan galldacht, Studies 1920, 416.z . IGT Decl. ex. 1915 . ¤bélre foreign speech, later English speech: sluag guillbelrai, Fen. 222.10 . can latin, acht gall-berla, ZCP xviii 12 , note. milc ... focul gallberla, O'Dav. 1215 . gen cor smuain guth Gaillberla, Irish Texts ii 14 § 27 . ¤biail a foreign (i.e. Scandinavian) axe : O'Dav. 532 . .iiii. sgribaill .x. is fiu in gaillbiail .i. in crostuadh lethan, O'Curry 241 b ( H 3.18, 136 ). slicht gall-bela, O'Curry 810 ( H 3.18, 374a ). See Manners and Customs iii 29 . ? ¤blach, IT iii 99 § 163 . ¤brat foreign booty : ? nímo gradh gallbraide, ib. 95.1 . ¤bróc foreign shoe : Guaire na ngallbrocc, ib. 101 § 179 . ¤cerd name given to the Scandinavian sport of tossing children on spears, V. SS. Hib. i 164 § xxxiv (v.l. gialcherd); cf. p. xxii n. 4 . ¤cliar: an ghaillchliar the Reformed clergy , Mac Aingil 4297 ¤cloch ` foreign castles ,' Studies 1920, 416.2 . ¤cochal a Norse hood , KMMisc. 364.9 . ¤cú: Gallchū immorru in forainm ┐ is de atā dia ro marb in mīlig tucad do breith einig fear Muman coro marb cona fhiaclaib amal gallchoin iaruschain (iaroschain, v.l.) a airm uili, Corp. Gen. 377 n. k-k (BB, Lec.) .​​​ As npr m.: Gallchū, Rawl. 151b40 . ¤cúirt foreign palace , Studies 1924, 242.2 . ¤dírna a foreign dírna (i.e. weight), O'Dav. 679 . ¤écosc Gaulish garb: doluid Forcoll M. ... isna Gaillecuscaib, ZCP iii 246 § 57 . ¤écoscda of foreign appearance: cloidemh mor gaillecasgda, TBC-LL¹ 5478 (St.). ¤espoc a foreign bishop: ag an ngaillespuc, ALC i 242.28 . ¤focal: dot dhíon ar ghallfhocal ghall the pledged word of the English (i.e. Punica fides), O'Gr. Cat. 485.8 . ¤fothannán the herb bearsbreech or bearsfoot , RC ix 227.21 . O'Gr. Cat. 184.30 . ¤fuil foreign blood: easbaid Goill ó gleo an Mullaig | ód roinn sa gleo ar an Gallfhuil, Irish Texts ii 60 § 24 . ¤ga a foreign javelin, an English spear , IGT Decl. ex. 967 . AU ii 212.22 . ¤gabul: ? gréas gach gall-ghabhla (from description of a building), DDána 119.33 . ¤glas a foreign lock , Laws i 142.12 Comm. ¤góidel one of mixed race, i.e. Viking and Irish blood . For an account of the Gall-Goidil see RC xxxix 176 - 177 (Sommerfelt); TFrag. 138 n. ; Bidrag, p. 4 seq.; Watson, Celtic placenames of Scotl., 172 seq. In the Annals the word is used of inhabitants of Ireland only between 855 and 858 (Sommerfelt, loc. cit.). In TFrag. 138 (an. 857) the name is applied to the Irish who had adopted Viking ways and relapsed into paganism. Cf. also ib. 232. cocadh mor etir Gennti ┐ Maelsechnaill co n-Gallghoidelaibh leis, AU i 364.x ; ib. 366.8 . loingius na nGall-nGaoidheal (sic) .i. Scuit iad ┐ daltai do Normannoibh iad, TFrag. 128.8 . AFM i 490.8 (an. 856). gic-goc Gallgaidhel, Anecd. ii 72.6 . inghean ríogh Gallghaedheal, Keat. ii 5540 . Used of inhabitants of western Scotland: téit iarum Donnan in Gallgaidelu ┐ geibid aitreb ann (where apparently the island of Eigg is meant), Fél. 116.13 . Bláán .i. Balaan (sic) epscop Cinn Garad hi nGallgaidelaib (Bute), ib. 184.28 . As a place-name connoting Galloway: Suibne mac Cinaedha, ri Gallgaidhel, AU i 568.z (an. 1034) ; ii 234.1 (an. 1200); ii 290.17 (an. 1234). Toirberd mac Gall Ghoeidhil, ALC i 242.25 (an. 1210) = mac righ gallgaoidhel, AFM iii 164.13 . Samaisc ┐ Artúr ┐ Ínber tri meic rig Gallgaeidel anall, AS 4560 . Bressal mac Eirge, mac ríg Gallgaeidel anall, ┐ taissech teglaig rig Eirenn he, ib. 7951 . Watson seeks to explain the form Galloway, Celtic placenames of Scotl. 174 . ¤gruaim: ó ghall-ghruaim a nglóir, A. Ó Dálaigh xxi 5 . ¤gruitne Norse curds: do gallurad gallgruitni, Hib. Min. § 66.32 . ¤iall a foreign thong: pl. gaillialla (.i. oígeich .i. lomhna connaigh), Ériu ii 4.14 . ¤iasc a pike , Iar. Conn. 11 note y . ¤íath foreign territory , CRR 10.y ; 20.10 . ? ¤lorg: do gelugud galluirge 'a foreign club' EIS 138 § 16 . See also uirge. ¤manach, Anecd. iii 9.20 . ¤merge a foreign standard; rie bar ngaillmeirgib grīanṡrōill, Bruchst. no. 25 . ¤mías a quoit (?): in gaillmias (gl. discus), Ir. Gl. 478 . ¤mil a foreign soldier: pl. gaillmilid ... na Gaillia, CCath. 5369 . ¤óclach orig. a Scottish soldier or mercenary, in service of an Irish chief; a `gallowglass' or heavy-armed foot-soldier opposed to the light-armed kerns (see Hayes-McCoy, Scots Mercenary Forces in Ireland, pp. 15-76 ). The word is common in the Annals of the 13th-15th centuries: tre cumachtain cinidh a mathar idon Clainni Domnaill ┐ Gallóglach n-imda aile, AU ii 372.17 . galloglacha uaisli, 426.9 . ocus a ngallógláchaibh ina n-éidedh timchioll chuirp an airdrígh, MS. Mat. 540.36 . AFM iii 450.11 . ib. 588.1 . ¤óclachus: leadership of gallowglasses: fear ... ba mó ainm la gallócclachus, AFM iv 1140.12 . ¤óg an English soldier, Content. xi § 14 . ¤ogam Viking Ogham , Auraic. 6157 (called also Ogam Lochlannach, 6155 ). ¤ráith a foreign rath or fort , see O'Gr. Cat. 502.22 . ¤sail a foreign (non-indigenous ?) willow: i nglotuinn géag ngall-ṡaileach, DDána 85.45 . ¤salann, foreign salt , glac gallsalaind, IT iii 93 § 139 . ¤sax English foreigner: eiritigidh Gallsax, Hy Fiach. 172.6 . ? ¤semind, IT iii 93 § 139 (BB). ¤sét a foreign treasure: pl. na gall-seoit tar muir tocairter, Laws v 220.22 gl. (etym. gl. on gaillite tacair). ¤sgiam: a ghiolla gusan ngaillsgéimh `O youth of foreign beauty', Studies 1924, 241.1 . ¤sciath: Tuathal Mælgarb na ngall-sciath, LL 130b12 . ¤sochraite foreign auxiliaries , Cog. 168.7 . ¤tech foreign palace , Studies 1924, 241.y . ¤Tór: Tór the Viking, Caithr. CC 138.z . ¤trumpa a trumpet, a clarion: itir orgán ┐ gitart ┐ galltrumpa, ZCP vi 52.8 . Matthew vi 2 . ? ¤urad: do gallurad gallgruitni, Hib. Min. 66.32 .

gamnach

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n ā, f. (gamuin, EIF 60 ) a `stripper,' a cow with a year-old calf : gamnach .i. gamsinech .i. arinnī is mblicht i mmī gaim, Corm. Y 687 . cid oen gamnach nobeith ison taig nocho lemtha a bleghon, Cog. 50.1 . bid g.¤ a mathair fair `its mother is a stripper in its place,' Laws ii 126.26 Comm. an ghamhnach nó in bhó inlaogha, AFM vi 2078.25 . g s. gamain gamnaige `a stripper's calf,' Triads 234 . lacht cael-gamnaighi, BB 233b8 . In n. l. a nGarrdha na Gamnaighe, RC xviii 171.29 (Tig.). pl. tri fichit gamnach, IT i 99.18 . sesca gamnach dia bīathad, ScM. 22.3 . blicht a ngamnachaib (a sign of evil times to come), ZCP ix 170.9 . iar ndīsca inar ngamnachaib, Hib. Min. 66.15 . Fig. of a very productive river: conid hi Slicech gamnach uisci nErend, ar gaibther íasc, indi hi cach ráthi, Trip. 142.6 . Of a tree: gamhnach dharach duilleadhach ar siubhal go gnáth `the leafy stirk of an oak swaying ever more' (Suibne disparages it after praising the oak itself= an oak sapling ?), BS 66.19 ( BS² 1014 ). See also Éigse ix 75-76 . In men's nicknames: Maolbrighde na gamnaidhe, CS 172.12 . g p. mac Diarmada na ngamhnach ui Ruairc, AFM iv 922.2 .

1 geilt

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Forms: geltai

n i f. one who goes mad from terror; a panic-stricken fugitive from battle; a crazy person living in the woods and supposed to be endowed with the power of levitation; a lunatic. See Irish Mirabilia in Speculum Regale ( Ériu iv 11 § 18 ). Translated by volatilis, RC xvii 229.19 = xxiv 54.3 = CS 122.8 . As sobriquet: Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar geltacht, Laws iii 88.3 . nídam nia acht am geilt ghand | Dia dorad i cert mo chond, Corm. p. 34 (s.v. ong) = BS 40.11 . amail geilt cin aslach uilc like an innocent, ZCP vi 266 § 3 . geilt in mara (of Lí Ban), SG. 237.28 . See muir-geilt, s.v. muir. fuil na geilte, Anecd. ii 26 § 5 . voc. a gheilt ghníomhach ghér, BS 138.10 . pl. naoi ngelti dibh do dol for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 ; ib. 48.11 (ngeilte). geltai, RC xvii 229.19 (Tig.). im naei ngelta, xxiv 54 § 14 . ra garbhgortgholgrechaig na ngelt, CCath. 4355 . rith fri geltaib, CRR § 38 . clithar boiscell .i. gelti no elti, Auraic. 5554 . Cf. 5551 ; 1185 and Anecd. iii 43.16 . gelti may be a gloss on a fanciful etymology of boiscell as baos céille. Cf. Hard. ii 296.12 . nach n-éirigheann mar na geilte i mbárr na gcraobh, ITS xvii 110.26 (Ó Cearbhalláin). geilt glinne

(a) sprite of the glen: bocánaigh agus bádhbha agus geilte glinne agus deamhain aidhéir, ITS xxiv 28.21 . ┐ do síl na geilti nglinne sinn fein, Irish Texts iv 17.1 . Formed on analogy of geniti glinne, s.v. genit.

(b) Of birds or animals : is annsin rom-fagaibh in gheilt, Duan. F. i 21.1 . Glenn mBolcáin ... | ima ngairid geilte glinne, BS 40.25 . tuccas-[s]a leam in gheilt gharcc, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) iii 77.9 . dí gheilt ghlinne Gleanna Smóil, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) iii 80.9 = día ttugthá let in geilt gharg, Duan. F. i 20.20 . Dimin. geltán and geltagán, q.v.

geltacht

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n (geilt) ā, f. panic, terror, frenzy, insanity, state of being a geilt (characterized by e.g. living in the wilderness, leaping or flying, eating raw food and having visions) (see Éigse xiv 179-206 ): naoi ngelti dibh do dol for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 . tuc síneadh ar a cholainn o talmain co n-deachaigh re gaith ┐ re gealtacht, CF 316 . Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar geltacht, Laws iii 88.3 . conid re g.¤ ocus re genidecht ro cind comairli, MR 236.12 . cidh rottuc ar gealtacht thú, BS 102.14 . an cú bhíos ar bheagan muirne | méin gealtachta as gnáth sa gcoin, L. Cl. A. B. 191.50 . mar do chuir [Dia] i ngealtacht é, TSh. 3463 . naonbhar ... lotar hi faindeal ┐ i ngealtacht as in cath sin, AFM i 318.1 (= ix. uolatiles .i. geltai, Tig. RC xvii 229.19 . = gealta, CS 122.8 ). g s. re gabad na gealtachta, MR 232.9 .

geltucán

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n (geilt) o, m. a lunatic: biaid Suibne na gealtugan MR 174.13 . mo geltucán (of Suibne), Anecd. ii 26 § 9 . v s. a gealtagáin, a mbarr na géige iubair, BS² 2014 ; ib. 2072 .

1 in

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Forms: int, -nt, -(s)int, int, na, inna, inna, in, -n, ind, in, ind, int, ind, int, int, ind, s-, -ss-, ocin(d), immin, immun, indá, dundaib, -b, -b, inna, na, na, in, in, na, ind, in, int, inna, na, a n-, a, a, -(s)naib, -(s)na, -d, na, inna, in, ind, an, an t-, in, int, ind, ind, a n-, in, mbúaid, a, in, ind, in, in, na, inna, inda, ind, indá, inna, na, inna, na, na, inna, na, ina, inna, na, in, -n, in, in, in, in, in, in, in, isin, isin, ind, na, in, in, na, na, na, in, in, na, na, na, an, na, ind

def. art. the. See GOI § 467 ff . Zeuss pp. 210 - 217 . Paradigm in O.Ir. Masc. Fem. Neut. Sing. N. in, int ind', in', int a n- A. in n-, -(s)in n- in n-, -(s)in n- a n-, -(s)a n- G. ind', in', int inna, na ind', in', int D. in' -(s)ind', ind', -(s)ind', in', ind', int, -(s)in', -(s)int, -(s)in', -nd', -n' -(s)ind', -(s)in', -nd', -n', -nt -(s)int, -nd', -n', -nt Plur. N. ind', in', int inna, na inna, na A. inna, na, -(s)na G. inna n-, na n- for all genders D. -(s)naib

The forms int, -nt, -(s)int are used before ṡ, except int of n s. masc. which occurs before vowels.

The forms na, inna g s. fem., n p. fem. and neut., and a p. of all genders, geminate follg. consonants and prefix h to vowels (but this h is very rarely written in O.Ir. Cf., however, inna hirise, Sg. 209b24 ).

Before the dual the art. always has the form in, -n except ind da la, Thes. ii 33.21 (Bv.).

The dat. forms without preposition, in, ind, int, occur in the formation of advv., see II (a) below.

Irregularities are not uncommon, e.g. ind for int, int for ind, etc. See Strachan, ZCP iv 62 - 3 and Zeuss, loc. cit.

The original initial s- appears only in the dat. and acc. after prepositions which originally ended in a consonant, with which it unites to produce -ss-, e.g. cossin n-óin, Wb. 2a21 . isin anmim, 9c30 . The s- does not remain after OC though this does not lenite a follg. subst. TRE lenites a subst. but the s- of the art. remains, perhaps through analogy. After FOR, which did not originally lenite, occur forms both with and without -s-, those with -s- being the more usual: forsin dígail, Wb. 1d2 . fornaib gnímaib, 5a5 . After prepositions originally and in O.Ir. ending in vowels both the initial s- and the vowel of the article are lost: ón bunud, Sg. 33b2 . dind insci, Wb. 5c16 . dont lathur, ib. With OC occur ocin(d) (so always in Wb.) and ocon(d); with IMM, immin and immun.

In medial position -nd- had become -nn- by the O.Ir. period but in a few archaic examples, -nd- is written: indá érrend gl. stigmata, Wb. 20d5 (a prima manu). inda fodb gl. exuias, Thes. ii 47.24 (see Thurneysen, ZCP iii 53 ). dundaib abstolaib, Thes. ii 247.12 (Camb.). dendibh Airgiallaib, AU i 178.8 (A.D. 726) . After prepositions the -n- is single even between vowels: cosnaib, frisna, donaib.

Occasionally even in the O.Ir. glosses the first syllable of the dissyllabic form is dropped, and this becomes the rule later: na teora persana, Wb. 9c30 . na cétne tuisten, 21b4 . na cetnae rainne, Sg. 18b1 . For other exx. see below. In the follg. instances from Sg., in (acc.) seems to have dropped out after -r and before a numeral, leaving an eclipsing n. etar ṅdi rainn `between the two parts,' Sg. 2b2 . etar ṅdá n-ulla , 45b19 . far n-óeṅdeilb `according to the same paradigm,' 90b2 . for n-óin ṅdeilb, 201b6 .

The forms in -d (ind, -sind, -nd) remain only before vowels and before lenited f, r, l, n and, in Wb., sometimes also before lenited m and b.

In forms such as dinab fochidib, Wb. 11b4 , dinab gabalib, 13d33 , arnab uilib cumactib, 21a13 , the quality of the final -b of the article is assimilated to that of the following initial. d p. forms without the final -b developed from such examples as donaballaib, Wb. 12b2 , huana fochaidib, Ml. 54a18 , hona mainénaib, 69c5 , where the final of the article became assimilated to a following initial labial. These forms, however, are still infrequent in the O.Ir. period. Three times in the glosses the n p. fem. and neut. form occurs as masc.: inna leomain, Ml. 80a10 . na tri recte, Wb. 29a16 . na sothe, Sg. 64a14 (see GOI § 309 ).

The art. is regularly sg. before collectives and personal numerals.

When an ordinal numeral adj. follows the art., in the older texts the inflection is regular: na dechmaide bliadna, IT iii 54 § 99. inna treisi dūalchae, ZCP iii 25.35 (but see 2 tress). inna cōicthe dūalche, 26.26 ; but later it varied, the masc. form of the art. being somet. used before a fem. noun: n s f. in ochtmad taidbsi, PH 6716 ; but cf. in cethramad taidbsi, 6702 . is í so in t-ochtmad plāg, 7653 . g s f. na hochtmadi oesi, 3582 . i gcionn an treas bliadhna, Keat. iii 1919.

The chief changes occurring in the form of the article in Mid.Ir. are

(i) The n p. masc. forms ind, in, int gradually disappear and are replaced by the forms common to the fem. and neut., inna, na.

(ii) By 1000 A.D., a n- in the n s. and a s. neut. has virtually disappeared, the only certain examples in SR being: a lleth n-aill, SR 5152 , a mbé, 5974 (see Strachan, Phil. Soc. Trans. p. 7 ).

(iii) -(s)naib in the d p. gives way to -(s)na.

(iv) the -d forms are less common.

(v) the monosyllabic na tends to displace inna.

In Mod. Ir. in, ind > an, an t-.

I Forms (divided into (a) forms from O.Ir. glosses, (b) forms from other texts).

Sing.

nom.

masc.

(a) in fer, Wb. 22c9 . in corp, Ml. 22d9 . in ball, Wb. 12b11 . in senduine, 27b8 . int athir, 4b13 .

(b) int othrus, Críth G. 47. in sluag, LU 4563. in t-ara, 4507 . in cing, 347 . in fer, PH 92. in t-espuc, 25 . in slog, 7237 . an samhradh, TSh. 6345. an t-adhaltrach, 6482 . an ciste, 2951 .

fem.

(a) ind leire, Wb. 13d15 . ind nóibe, 9c30 . ind rún, Ml. 45a3 . ind fáilte, Wb. 16b2 . in fírinne, 9c30 . ind almsan, 17a3 . in ben, 22c9 . ind bendacht, 19b15 . in tol, Ml. 18c9 . in chiall, Sg. 27a8 . int ṡillab, 25a1 . cf. ind sillab, 26a4 .

(b) ind ḟlaith, Críth G. 573. ind ingen, LU 4525. ind rígan, 5205 . ind lánamain, 5403 . in tslige, 5077 . inn orcuin, BDD² 493. ind aimser, PH 5032. in eclais, 86 . in tslanti, 275 . in rīghan, ML² 45. an aislinge, 69 . an chiall, TSh. 985.

neut.

(a) a n-accobor, Wb. 3d3 . a mbás, 15b28 . a teg n-oiged, 4a7 . a ndede n-isiu, Ml. 62c3 . a laithe, 21c3 . a folad, Sg. 3a2 . a rrind, 70b7 . a nnu-iedniss, Wb. 15b2 .

(b) a n-ag, LL 112b31 (Sc.MMD). a n-ude, LU 4866. a llá-sa, 5039 . in laa, 5057 . a llathe, 9743 . a n-ainm, 6182 . in n-écosc, PH 6442. a sessed ngrad, 6246 . (Cf. in t-ochtmad grad, 6251 ). in ainm, 672 . in iach-lind, 381 . in ní, 897 . ind ni, 5251 . an ni, 6194 .

Acc.

masc. and fem.

(a) frissin popul, Ml. 46b26 . trisin recht, 46c20 . in digail, 40c3 . in soscéle, Wb. 18c10 . frisin n-iarfaigid, Ml. 20c9 . in n-almsin, Wb. 16d7 . tresin n-aimsir, Sg. 188a26 .

(b) fón slóg, LU 4654. lasin n-íngin, 4522 . in domon ndron, 3566 . in mbelra, PH 2619. frisin ṅdeilb, 125 . in anmain, 2068 . romolsadar in t-ardrīg, ZCP v 25 § 10. ro gab naire in t-airdrigh, Stair Erc. 1135. gurab é Dia ... do-rinne an bás, TSh. 1052. an cheist, 2855 .

neut.

(a) a mbúaid , Wb. 11a6 . tresa n-acomol, Sg. 32a8 . trissa ndede-se, Ml. 123c5 . cossa laa-sa, Wb. 23a17 .

(b) isa tír, Imr. Brain § 62. a fér, LU 4733. lasa comérge, 4880 . isin n-ármag, 4943 . issa sudiu, 9080 . isi[n] sudi, 9082 . in n-aicned doennai, PH 179. in mboimm, 2373 .

Gen.

masc. and neut.

(a) in betho, Wb. 1a3 . in cháich, 2b11 . ind lóge, 3c1 . ind rechto, 15a34 . ind fir, 13a12 . ind ḟolaid, Sg. 28b19 . ind apstail, Ml. 26a2 . int soirtha, 46b26 . (cf. ind senduini, Wb. 27b8 . ind ṡrotho, Sg. 35b7 ). int srotho, Ml. 93b11 . in tairmchrutto, Wb. 15b6 .

(b) in muilt, Críth G. 73. in tairb, LU 4610. in chon, 5013 . in pheta eóin, 5289 . ind ríg, 4757 . in rothclessa, 8844 . ind laí, 4858 . in locha, 9098 . ind athig, 4684 . ind fir, 4765 . in tṡeuin, 4508 . ind rig, PH 4365. an fhir, 1177 . in apstail, 1991 . ind ecraibthig, 6062 . ind imdibe, 5652 . in t-sacairt, 2508 . in slaníceda, 5146 . an fhedhma, ML² 20 . ind fhir, TTebe 1544 . and fhir, 2433 . inn eich, 2278 . en foulachtae, CMT² 60 § 133 . an bhrátha, TSh. 1014. an tsein-reachta, 404 .

fem.

(a) inna deacte, Wb. 5c16 . inna flaithemnachtae, Sg. 2a1 . inna aidche, Ml. 21c3 . na aimsire, Sg. 188a28 . inna hirise, 209b24 .

(b) na llongsi, IT i 77.3 . na mmucci, LL 112b43 ( ScM. § 8 ). inna conaire, LU 4710. na glassi, 4797 . na haidche, 9058 . ina óidche, PH 1490. na hindsci, 6213 . na colna, TSh. 947. na haithne, 1009 .

Dat. m., f. and n.

(a) isin chétne tuiste, Wb. 1a1 . forsind immarmus, 1d2 . dind fiur, 22c9 . dind failti, Ml. 21c3 . isin anmim, Wb. 9c30 . huant firinni, Ml. 57d8 . isind laithiu, 21c3 . dont lathur, Wb. 5c16 . isint saltair, Ml. 23c19 . isind salm, 50d4 . isin biuth, Wb. 12c16 . dind béstatu, 5c16 . don duini, 4b3 . dond macc, 7c13 .

(b) don chath, LU 4557. isin phupull, 4620 . iarsind frecra, 4772 . don tslúag, 4570 . don ṡlúag, 4748 . dond ríg, BDD² 99. don ríg, 85 . asind aimsir, PH 4928. isin eclais, 3181 . don tsacart, 3140 . assin sinagoig, 110 . asind lucc, 4099 . donn ītadhach, ZCP viii 215 § 75. don fhíréan, TSh. 1146. don pheacthach, 1137 . don tsaidhbhir, 954 . san bhioth, 832 . (cf. san mbioth, 837 . san Sabboit, 4114 ).

Plur.

nom.

masc.

(a) in phreceptori, Wb. 5a2 . in chnamai, Ml. 22d7 . in pecthaig, 55d11 . ind rig, 85d10 . ind apstail, 42b7 . ind fir, Wb. 5a5 . ind ḟilid, Sg. 162a3 . int soirthi, Ml. 19b11 . inna leomain, 80a10 . na tri recte, Wb. 29a16 .

(b) na trí maccáin, Fél. Aug. 2. inna druing-sea, Fél. Ep. 285. (All other examples in Fél. follow strict O. Ir. paradigm, Stokes). inda sacairt, Mon. Tall. 134.11 . in doíni, TBFr. 55. na doíni, 306 . in maic, LU 4900. ind eich, 4733 . na heich, 5070 . in tṡlóig, 4609 . inn óicc, BDD² 896. na heóin, 142 . ind eolaig, PH 7313. in augtair, 6944 . na noim, 3649 . na hapstail, 1826 . inda hapstail, 5371 . ind apstail, 6720 . ind ēcis uile, Anecd. iv 93.10 (Corm.). na tri coicait, LL 114a29 ( ScM. § 21b ). na trenmilid, TTebe 4478 . na cinn, TSh. 73. na haidhmillte, 6088 .

fem. and neut.

(a) indá érrend (gl. stigmata), Wb. 20d5 (a prima manu). inna briathra, Ml. 22c5 . inna ancride, 27b15 . inna anmmann, Sg. 28b18 .

(b) na tigi, IT i 74.7 . inna buidne, LU 4685. na bai, 5398 . na cenna, 4806 . na mna, PH 4997. na créachta, TSh. 1013.

Acc. m. f. and n.

(a) inna fíraingliu, Wb. 9c10 . frisna preceptori, 14d37 . lasna fileda, Sg. 63b4 . na rúna, Wb. 12c11 . lasna anmmann, Sg. 51b10 .

(b) na firu, LU 4626. inna heonu, 5159 . inna echraidí, 4712 . na pecdachdu, PH 3619. na briathra, 3660 . na cóic ṡéotu, Críth G. 162. inna .vii. sa, 307 . na teasta, TSh. 6771.

Gen. m. f. and n.

(a) inna ndóine, Wb. 5c16 . inna fer, 7c8 . inna mban, 22c10 . na n-abstal, 18d14 . na sacardd, Sg. 54a11 . na conson, 9a19 . na forcetal, Wb. 16a12 . inna rrath, 15c3 .

(b) ina ndescipul, Hib. Min. 54. inna muccaide, LU 4670. na nGalión, 4648 . na fíren, PH 437. na ḟer (sic leg.), 1017 . na mbeo, 3648 . na n-ilberla, 5484 . airdena ana cóic la ndéc ria mBrath, RC xxviii 310 § 1. inna fer, TTebe 1845 . na n-ánrad, 951 . na bpeacthach, TSh. 991. na sácramainteadh, 1561 .

Dat. m. f. and n.

(a) donaib ballaib, Wb. 7d14 . donaballaib ailib, 12b2 . arnab uilib cumactib, 21a13 . dinaib fochaidib, Ml. 19b11 . isnaib consonaib, Sg. 9a22 . donab huilib doinib, 189b9 . forsna huilib remṡuidigthib, 212a13 . ocnafothaircthib palnacdib, 217a4 . honai gabalaib, Ml. 54b25 . donab nemindithib, Thes. ii 33.28 (Bv.).

(b) oconaibh insibh, AU 851. donaib Galionaib, LU 4659. dinib collaib, 4937 . dona druídib, 5061 . dina lecaib, 5889 (H). forna bochtaib, PH 3603. dona noemaib, 3620 . donaib maithib ┐ dona holcaib, Ériu iii 2.13 . fornaib coic cathrachuib, ii 140.5 . dona hōgaib, ML² 173. dona daoinibh, TSh. 968. arna heasbadhaibh, 973 .

Dual.

(a) In the O.Ir. glosses, before the dual, the art. always has the form in, -n: Nom. m. in da fersin, Ml. 58a11 . f. in di bai, 2b11 . n. in da n-ainm, 34d6 . Acc. m. in da airdigtha, Sg. 77a8 . f. etir in dí ṡillaib, 59a17 . Gen. m. cechtar in da popul, Ml. 46b30 . n. cechtar in da leithe, Sg. 25b6 . Dat. f. isin dib bliadnib, Thes. ii 30.35 (Bcr.). n. isin dib desmrechtaib-so, Ml. 114b1 . ( ind da la occurs in the Vienna Beda, Thes. ii 33.21 .).

(b) Later the art. preceding the dual is sometimes na, but in remains more common: in dá erred (g.), LU 8057. na dá ech (a.), 8590 . na da ban (g.), 8375 . na dá Maine (n.), BDD² 106. in da gilla chétna (a.), TBC-LL¹ 677. túath in dá Maine (g.), BDD² 210. na da ánrath ┐ na da rind n-agha (n.), TTr.² 583. na dá n-ug n-urchoidech (g.), MR 110.4 . na dá neirrech (g.), Laws iv 336.16 . an dā rīg (na, v.l.) (n.), ML² 776. asna dib berlaib, Lec. 167d31 . don da thóisech, Ériu v 152.126 .

II Article used in formation of adverbs ( GOI § 251.3 and § 379 , § 382 . Zeuss 608 - 9 ).

(a) When nouns of time and manner are used adverbially in the dat. sg., they may be preceded by the article, e.g. in chruth as coir, Wb. 7b1 . in chruth sin, 7d16 . ind echt sa, 3a7 ; but cf. cruth ro pridchissem, 24c17 . inni rombatar riam hí tempul, Ml. 62b2 .

(b) In O. and Mid. Ir. the article (but see alternative explanation, GOI § 379 ) was used with an adj. in the dat. sing. neut. and with some participles in -de to form an adverb. The follg. list is illustrative only: in biucc gl. paulatim, Sg. 12b1 . in mór, Wb. 14b21 . in már gl. adeo, Sg. 8a2 . in deurb ` certainly ,' Ml. 70b2 . ind fír ` truly ,' Wb. 14c32 . ind ḟír, Sg. 106a5 . in demin gl. quidem, Ml. 37a13 . int soer gl. libere, 31b18 . int sainriud, 54a22 . in chomocus ` nearby ,' Sg. 188a19 . ind imdu gl. passim, Ml. 35b5 . in fortgidiu ` covertly ,' 30a3 . in chlidiu, 50c13 . in chotarsnu gl. e contrario, Sg. 17b9 . ind ulcc male, Hib. Min. 432. ind infholach secretly , PH 6085. in infholuch, 7998 . In a few exx. the form of the adj. is that of the nom.: ind utmall, Wb. 26b10 (but this form may also have been used for dat.). in madae, 19d16 . ind immdae, Sg. 26a5 . Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii § 419 explains this as being due to the similarity of nom. and dat. masc. and neut. forms in some adjj. Cf. also: in tsainrethaig, LU 5514.

With compar. and superl. of adjj. to form comparative advv.: ind ichtarchu gl. inferius, Ml. 24d30 . int serbu gl. amarius, 24c10 . in máam gl. primum, Wb. 1c20 . ind luindiu gl. commotius, Ml. 32d1 . ind feliu gl. uericondius, 58b1 . ind lugu gl. minus, 123c12 . in mó ┐ in mó, Trip.² 2108 , 2628 . in mor-mo, PH 3369 , 3605 . See GOI § 382.

(c) In the case of adjj. in -d(a)e (except imdae) and participles in -th(a)e (but see in fortgidiu, in chlidiu, above), instead of the dative a form in -id, -ith combines with the art. to form the adv. A few instances also occur of advv. formed in this way from substantives. From adjj.: in doracdid `in the Doric fashion,' Sg. 204b9 . in chorpdid gl. corporaliter, Wb. 27a12 . ind óindid once , Ml. 29a3 . int slanidid ` salutarily ,' 71a1 . in tuailngigthid ` deigningly ,' 78c1 . ind inchlidid gl. latenter, 100c7 . in tuasailcthid ` absolutely ,' 32d5 . From substt.: in mesid (<mess) gl. iudicialiter, Ml. 51c21 . ind frithoircnid (<frithorcun) ` offensively ,' 127c23 . in diglaid (<dígal) gl. ulciscenter, 62d3 . ind áirmith (<árim) ` numerically ,' Sg. 27a17 .

III Usage.

The article is always proclitic and is used before a substantive to express the definite character of that substantive unless this is already apparent either from the nature of the substantive itself, as in the case of proper names, or from some accompanying defining word or phrase, e.g. when the substantive is followed by a definite genitive, or preceded by a possessive adjective.

A Exx. of the ordinary use of def. art.: accaldam auctor ind recto `an address to the teachers of the Law,' Wb. 3c4 . risiu rocloammar in fogur `before we hear the sound,' Ml. 112b12 . intan labratar ind ḟilid `when the poets speak,' Sg. 162a3 . oc déscin na macraide, LU 4859. in trénfir ┐ ind láith gaile, 8104 . an cúigeadh cinéal, na mairtírigh, TSh. 4842. In: amal in scrissid .i. amal in n-altain n-áith `as a scraper i.e., as a sharp razor,' Ml. 72b8 , translate: as the scraper etc., regarding it as a type of instrument rather than a single instrument of its kind?

The article is used

(a) in the sense of each, every, also a single in such phrases as: ced fan fer, Stair Erc. 1471. 1532 . berad-sa anam a flaithess duit a n-agaidh an ruainde da fuil ad brat `for every thread in thy cloak,' BCC 358.14 . is assu duinni in fer cech laí andás a cét cach n-aidchi one man every day, LU 5622.

(b) sometimes with cách, when this is followed by a relative clause: ní lat in cách forsa mmitter `not thine is everyone on whom thou passest judgment,' Wb. 6b22 . úar in cách dodechaid úad, Trip.² 1198. congnamh lásan ccách nó chathaighfeadh dar cenn an chreidimh, AFM vi 2290.22 .

(c) with oen-, intensifying the idea of singleness: nabīd D. fut ind ṡamlāi oc breith na hēnbrethi `giving a single judgment,' ZCP xiii 179.1 . con-accai ni ... .i. in n-aenmnái for fertais in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 202. hespach do neoch a thríall acht dond oen ḟialluch, 415 .

(d) in speaking of two things (cf. Fr. l'un, Germ. der eine): focherded a líathróit ┐ focherded a loirg ... Níbo moo in band oldas a chéle one stroke was not greater than the other, LU 5006. timchillid a teach ón dorus colaile, RC xxiv 145.14 . dā ṡenrand ... dun rand díb ... don rund aile, Fianaig. 48 § 14 , § 15 .

(e) frequently, and particularly after verbs of seeing, before a noun which is logically indefinite to draw attention to it and to render the narrative more vivid (for an alternative explanation see GOI § 470 ): co facatar in tsentuinne they saw an old woman, Corm. Y 1059.43 . co n-acca ara chind in fer ┐ leth a chind fair, LU 4933. co n-aca Cú in n-ócben cuchi, 6082 . co n-acca in tech find, MacCongl. 67.12 . co n-accas na trí coícait ban co n-inaraib corcraib, TBFr. 258. rataiges in triar marcach dochom in tige, LU 6779. is and dosnarraid in fer máeldub, 6820 . doringni in mac bec in tres gním `eine dritte That,' TBC-LL¹ 1068. duscōtar īarum condusrulai isin mag n-ālaind co n-acatar an rīghrāith isin [maig], ZCP iii 459.18 . is iarum bert in Liath Macha na tri dergruathra, RC iii 181.36 .

(f) before nouns followed by the demonstratives so, sin, tall, ucut: in chrud sin, Wb. 13a6 . tarsin corp sin 15c16 . in teintide tall, ZCP v 25 § 7. isin tsalm tall, Ml. 58a11 . don mac so, BDD² 107. in tan sin, 130 . in triar ucut, 295 .

B The article is not usually used before

(a) personal names. In O. Ir. names of individuals take the article only when they are qualified by an adj. or a demonstrative, or when used as common nouns (e.g. á ṅIacob the name Jacob, Ml. 34d6 ): ol Duaid, Ml. 95d7 . mad la Cirine `according to Jerome,' 74d13 . ho Isaác, Wb. 4c7 . for érlam Patraic, Thes. ii 305.5 ; but: in Scip Emelendae gl. Emilianus Scipio Sg. 31a2 . in Caesar Octauienda gl. Octauianus Caesar, 31a3 . in Fiac sin, Thes. ii 307.3 . co tech in Dubthaig sin, ib. 9 . Exceptionally: Nabál sin slebi Carmil, SR 6307. In Mid. Ir. it is somet. used with anaphoric force: a n-Inis meic Uchen robai in Gartnan, Anecd. i 1.3 . in Cathal, MacCongl. 41.28 . iman Mormael, Ériu xii 190 § 23. do marbsad in tEochaid andsin, ZCP viii 274.13 . ba rí hi Temair in Fīachu Sraptine amal adrubrumar, 317.16 .

(b) place-names: i Corint, Wb. 14b5 . i nEgipt, Ml. 88a12 . téicht do Róim, Thes. ii 296.3 . co nōgaib Hérenn, 306.1 ; but: ind Róm fil hí Constantinopoil ... inna Rómae, Sg. 174a1 . In Mid. Ir. the article became more common particularly before a noun in the genitive, but the omission of the article was still much more frequent than its use: ind Eriu, LU 4042. íar sligi na Temrach, BDD² 131. do Themraig, 149 . fonaidm ṅgíall Temrach, 164 . sethnu na Hérind, 608 . i tír Hérend, 690 . i nOenuch na Crúachna, LU 2888. hi cathair Cruachna, 2886 . isin Taltin, 2894 . hi Taltin, 2896 . In Mod. Ir. some geographical names regularly take the article, e.g. an Fhrainnc, an Spáinn. Others sometimes take the article, but in the gen. only: Éire, i nÉirinn, tír na hÉireann. Alba, muinntear na hAlban; but cf. lucht cuarta Éireann, Dáil Éireann (Dinneen, s.v. Éire).

(c) names of peoples and patronymics: arindí atrebat Romáin and, Sg. 33a11 . atrebat Laitnóri and, 14 . di Romanaib, 33a10 . Romoldai, 31b4 . la Ebreu, Ml. 26c1 . di Iudéib, Wb. 27d4 . fri Saxanu, Críth G. 523. la hUltu, BDD² 977. do ríg Rómán, LU 6389 ; but: ind Romain, Sg. 31b5 . int Ṡabindai, 28a10 . forsna Egiptacdu, Ml. 96c11 . do choscc inna nIsrahélde, Wb. 5a16 . na nDéisi, Thes. ii 297.5 . in Galióin, LU 4656. co tríchait chét na nGalión, 4648 . The absence of the article would seem to be the earlier usage, cf. la Féniu (a phrase common throughout the law-tracts), Críth G. 125. chórus Féne, 588 .

(d) nouns that refer to things of which there is one only, or one outstanding example (these nouns approach in meaning to proper names): is samlid dano gniith demun, Wb. 21b2 . amal indocbáil dáe, 21a10 . as tualang deacht todiusgud Crist `the Godhead,' 13c15 . i tempul, 26a8 . hi fudumnaib talman, Ml. 40d16 . di chosecrad tabernacuil, 48b11 . gein maicc hua athair `the birth of the Son from the Father,' 85b11 . conapad firdía mac `that the Son should not be true God,' 21c12 . amal as toisegiu grián indáas laithe, 85b11 . o hescgu co grein, SR 113. o thosuch domuin, 517 . dochuaid diliu don domon, 2592 . co lluid trít co talmain, LU 5767. do diabul, PH 4889. nī dlig sāire ... i tūaith nā i n-eclais amongst the laity or in the church, Ériu i 218 § 2. roaithbeōaig Cairbri ō marbaib from the dead, ACL iii 225.v . Siuir agus Máigh ag gréin dá ngeimhliughadh, DDána 109 § 11. for fairgi, Corm. Y 1059.14 . fri tīr, ib. 15 . slánaigh le hóigh t'oileamhain `make good to the Virgin her nursing of Thee,' Aithd. D. 67 § 26.

Here belong the names of parts of the body: ho giun et ... hi cridiu, Wb. 5d14 . ind foisitiu i ngiun `the confession in the mouth,' 4d33 . a n-asberid hó bélib, 7d10 . a lleth o laim deiss `the half from the right hand,' Sg. 17b2 . risiu rocloammar in fogur hua chluasaib with the ears, Ml. 112b12 . anuas co imlind, LU 5780 ; but cf. intan citambí ind lám in terochraic, Ml. 36b1 . in geno gl. oris, 82c5 .

(e) a noun occurring in apposition to a proper name as a sobriquet: for Lomnae Drúth, BDD² 705. Suibne Geilt, Thes. ii 294.10 . for Tamun drúth, LU 6670. Cauland cerdd, 4975 . aided Redg cáinte, 5803 .

(f) the names of abstract ideas, virtues, vices, etc.; nachin rogba úall `that pride may not seize us,' Wb. 15d40 . is asse dúib maid do denum, 4a4 . inne maith ł uilcc, Sg. 39a32 . nephdenum neich di ulc fri nech dogní olc frit, Ml. 23c20 . dechair eter olcc is maith, SR 1255. erig, ... córu achāch duit mormenma, TBC-LL¹ 3978. ni rabi a samail ... ar maisse ┐ míne ┐ mórdacht, TTr. 621. ní fhuil nert agud gun techt lium, ZCP vi 48.12 . na ndenad (leg. denad) uaill na diumus, PH 4255. Exx. with the article are: ind huall gl. arrogantia, Ml. 51a11 . gl. elatio, 28a1 . frisin noibi ┐ in glaini, 98d2 . ised a nnert foirbthe imgabail cech huilc this is perfect virtue, 35d14 . immeradi a n-olc, 33d2 . a mundit[i]a .i. ōn gloine, Corm. Y 900. attach inísel ... tairnid in díumus `superbiam excludit,' PH 8035. sanntaiged in rig ... in fírinde, 4254 . ro coimnertaigiss an coir `thou hast strengthened justice,' Stair Erc. 429.

(g) a subst. followed by a definite genitive. (The article is used when the gen. is attributive rather than defining, e.g. á cenele ndoine, Wb. 5c16 . a llaa mbrithemnacte sin, 6b26 . forsa cenélae metir sin, Sg. 8a13 . in Briccriu Conaill Chernaig (name of a shield), BDD² 977. in Brug mna Elcmair, Ériu viii 175.9 . an Iodh Morainn, Keat. ii 3659. as an gCraoibh Dheirg Chonchubhair, ib. 3086 ).

The gen. is a proper name: ar iriss Crist, Wb. 25a10 . di doiri Babelon, Ml. 46b26 . ó Thuind Clidnai, BDD² 1087. la firu Hérenn, 123 ; or approaches in meaning to a proper name: precept soscéli, Wb. 1b10 . Exceptions are rare: in tṡlóig Herend, LU 4609. gol mo matharsa so ┐ na mban mBoine, TBFr. App. § 20 (= ... ┐ bantrochta Boínni, text).

The gen. is preceded by the def. art.: ar meinci inna indithme, Ml. 85d1 . ardlathi in betho, Wb. 1a3 . dar cenn ind Iudidi, 2a4 . tri hiris in cháich, 2b11 . fri bás inna clóen, Thes. ii 320.1 . for lorg in tslóig, LU 4782. lucht in baile, PH 49. In O. Ir. there are a great many exceptions to this rule but in Mid. Ir., comparatively few, and fewer still in Early Mod. Ir.: inna ndánae in spirito, Wb. 21c2 . in pian inna diglae, Ml. 28c19 . din chamull in diumsa, Tur. 60. in dluthe ind flechuid, Ml. 81c8 . in dán inna litredachte, Sg. 33a28 . an fír-thsochraidecht an bethadh suthain, Ir. Lit. 26.18 . leth in orba in athar, Laws iv 46.24 Comm. in prīm-cathraig mōrglain ... in dúnaid, MacCongl. 87.27 . an dara cuing an catha, Irish Texts ii 9 § 24. issind aurlaind in dúine, TBFr. 60. isin sinagoig moir na nEbraide, PH 48. na cuic cuicidh na hEirenn, ZCP xi 43 § 31. oc saigid na cána in domnaig, Ériu ii 208.15 . in mér medhon na láime clí, O'Gr. Cat. 270.29. in fer na tocla, TTebe 1601 . ingen in rig na nEberda, 4645 . In PH there are two cases where this rule does not apply (a) when the governing noun has a demonstrative suffix ¤sa or ¤sin, (b) when it is defined by an ordinal. Exx. (a) na scéla-sin in aingil, PH 2975. in rath-sa na n-ilberla, 5484 . cf. O. Ir.: don dlúim máir sin inna pecthach, Wb. 9d5 . in gnim sin in tengad, Ml. 31b24 . (b) in cetna mís na bliadna, PH 3516. isin tress uair ina óidche, 1490 . In TTebe, s.v. in , Calder notes that while a few instances of the double use of the article occur this is especially the case when the governed noun is followed by sin. The use of the double article when the governing noun is defined by an ordinal though very common is not invariable: cosin tres mac imlesan na hoensúla, BDD² 641. in treas rann sesgat ind uile, Laws ii 370.21 - 22 Comm. an tres gaisgedach na Tiabanda, TTebe 4879 ; but cf.: dorumalt Moisi ... | ann tresraind a aimsire, SR 3784. tres ṅdírime na tána, TBC-LL¹ 2656. i tres boin in brugad, Laws v 402.7 Comm.

The gen. is preceded by a possessive adj.: di foirbthetu for nirisse, Wb. 1a9 . lóg a pecthe, 1c3 . do thudidin do menman, 1c15 . do ind a oenláime, TBC-LL¹ 676. lín a teglaich, TBFr. 8. Exception: lasin flaith far mbretha ifos, SR 1215.

The gen. is defined by cech (Mid. Ir. cach), nach: du thuistin cech dulo, Ml. 85b16 . imfolang nach gnima, 80d2 . tri thesbaid naich baill, Sg. 5a5 . fo cosmailis nacha cat[h]rach, Hib. Min. 219. céol cach ḟir, LL 207a18 . cend cech ḟir díb, TBC-LL¹ 682. i tossuch cach dúnaid, 571 .

The gen. is defined by a further definite genitive: ó soilsi deachte Crist, Wb. 26a17 . irchre fla[tho] Román, 26a5 . co maithib fer nÉrenn, BDD² 1441. An exception is: dar fíartharsna in dunaid fer nÉrend, LU 6291.

C The article is optional before an ordinal adjective: isin chétne tuiste, Wb. 1a1 . cetnae accuis inso `this is the first cause,' Ml. 118d12 . co nómád n-aó `to the ninth generation,' Críth G. 327. cetna gnim gnisset, SR 4197. cethramad gnim, 4209 . (The omissions in SR are necessitated by the metre). Cf. in chethramad accuis, Ml. 118d18 . ón chétna duini, SR 7889. in tres gnim, 4205 . Cf. ll. 83 ff. col. 183 above.

D As a rule substantives defined by a relative sentence take the art. unless they are preceded by is é, conid é, is inunn, etc. (However, before words like airm, baile used adverbially the article is omitted: ría ríg Hérenn airm hi foí, BDD² 488. co ránic na díberga baili i rabatar, 647 . tancattar na hingena airm a mbói Hiruath, PH 905. bail hita a athair, 1380 ): dund óis nad chaithi cach tuari, Wb. 6c11 . a forcell doberam, 25d21 . isind huiliu labramar-ni, Ml. 31b23 (exceptionally: ra mbía ... carpat bas dech bess i n-Aii, LU 5587 ); but: is hé cruth inso áem no-s-messammar, Wb. 9c10 . is inunn chiall isindi as scit ┐ as nōuit , Ml. 114b1 . issí inne fil hi cechtar de, 114b1 . is he titul fil i ndreich ..., Hib. Min. 1. is é óencharpat insin nad foglentais dirmand na hecrada, LU 10177 - 8 . is tú láech as dech fil i nHerind, 5768 . is ed gen n-imarbága fil la firu Hérind, BDD² 1135. is é céadchrann tarla dhó, soileach, Keat. ii 2687. is é áit ar ghabhadar tír, i gCúan an Bhainbh, iii 5055 . is e recht ro buí isin Libia in n-inbuidh sin, Stair Erc. 1101. When the antecedent of the relative sentence is qualified by an ordinal the article sometimes occurs: fá hé Colum ... an céadduine do thógaibh mainistear i n-oiléan Í, Keat. iii 1344. ionnus gurab é an treas fear do chreid ..., ii 5372 . conidh e sin an cedcath do cuir Ercuil, Stair Erc. 966 ; but: gurab é C.C. céaddoctúir do chuaidh, Keat. iii 1347. is si sin cedmainistir caillech ndub ro buí isin Teib, Stair Erc. 890.

iuchair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. iuchair or dil.ie/29188

 

Forms: iuchraidh, iuchraid, iuchradha, íuchra, iuchra, ichbra, eochrae, iuchraibh

n pl. and collect. Dental forms in Mod. Ir. d s. don iuchraidh , Measgra D. 61.13 . n p. iuchraid, IGT Decl. ex. 2072 . iuchradha, Irish Texts v 56.6 . v p. íuchra, IT iii 69 § 12. a p. iuchra, O'Curry 266 (< H 3.18, p. 151 ). g p. ichbra, ZCP xii 361.12 = eochrae, ACL iii 310 § 9. d p. iuchraibh, MacCongl. 124.30 . IGT Decl. § 180.2 .

spawn, roe (of fish): a íuchra maígrí a mumain, IT iii 69 § 12. arm suibne ic rochtain ichbra (glossed: .i. gob cuirre ac rochtain int ṡeilchide), ZCP xii 381.12 (B. na f.). = arm suine (.i. gob cuirri) ic saigid cochrae, ACL iii 310 § 9. gur sgeth in brec a iuchra ina bel, gur ba torrach de sin (of a woman asleep in the sea), O'Curry 266 (< H 3.18, p. 151 ). cona cris d'iucraibh fīréisc 'ma tóeb, MacCongl. 122.35 . síol an mhaighre mhaill | ásas a hiuchra álainn, Aithd. D. 80 § 3. bradan as gach bailg don iuchraidh, Measgra D. 61.13 . iuchair a spawn, O'R. ? Cf. eochair, eochrach `the gills of a fish,' O'R.

Compd. iuchar-bradánach: tar in bFeoir n-iucharbhradánaig `full of spawning salmon,' Acall. 699.

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