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1 alt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 alt or dil.ie/3016
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Forms: a., alta, altæ, altu, alta, ailt, a.

n Orig. u, m.? ( cech a.¤ , Ml. 44d2 , but ald n-airge, ACL iii 293.z , cech n-a.¤ ┐ cech n-ága, TTr.² 492 and pass.). g p. -altæ, Corm. Y 41 , alta, RC xv 487 § 1 = altæ, Ériu xix 58 § 1 . Note also a p. altu, Fél. Ep. 323 (alta, v.l.). Later with g s. alta and ailt, n p. id., g p. a.¤ , IGT Decl. § 96 .

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(a) joint, articulation (in human beings and animals): don a.¤ gl. jugulum, Gild. Lor. 69 gl. 201 . a.¤ día altaib = iunctura membrorum (of a serpent), Aisl. Tond. 109 § 4 . rolaad cach a.¤ asa choir dam gl. ita totus resolutus sum, Ml. 44d2 . mér airindí bīs ina aonar isin a.¤ i mbī, Corm. Y 890 . robīth Cūchulaind co ndec[h]aid a altaib dō so that his joints were dislocated, TBC-I¹ 2962 . For a different use with verbs see below. cach mball ┐ cach n-a.¤ ┐ cach n-ind ┐ cach n-āge, LU 6445 (TBC). lamh airgíd . . . edír mér ┐ a.¤ , BB 32b40 . tri halta atat isin meor, PH 6837 . cen tescud alta na feithe, Laws v 488.5 Comm. ar a.¤ a dhroma, RC xxix 138 § 56 . d'altaibh in droma, Rosa Angl. 98.19 . do benadh a throigh on a.¤ amach do mhac U., AFM vi 1884.15 . an deaslámh do dhol dá ha.¤ , DDána 21a. 22 . Fig. no gur sguch mh'annsa dha ha.¤ `till my heart left its wonted place', Ériu ix 6.55 . cíoch rér tairngeadh a fhíoch dá a.¤ , PBocht 2.4 . Cf. TBC-I¹ 2962 cited above. Occas. perh. limb: an dara dairt . . . / feoil is ailt ar a hionchuibh flesh and limbs are entrusted to it (of an arrow), DDána 78.13 . gan ghoin ag Dia ní fhoil aon-a.¤ / is lia ná soin daonnacht Dé, Dán Dé x 12 , cf. Keating's use of alt, goin below. Note also: chomhdhubh re gúal gach n-ailt dhe o bhonn go a bhathus, RC xxix 114.10 .

(b) Extended applications. Of the socket of a weapon: co tarrla [in sleg] ina ha.¤ . . . féin, Acall. 4905 . ro lingiustar in lann . . . as a altaib ┐ as a imdornnchur, MR 300.9 . Of some part of a sword: da claidim deg co n-altaib, BB 280b15 . tucustar tri tren beimenna do cruadaltaib in claidim `hard knobs', MR 300.24 . Note also: co n-a.¤ imrind, Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 37 . Of curls in hair: i n-earla na n-a.¤ , DDána 91.30 (of a hero).

II In literary contexts.

(a) Used by Keating (Keat., TSh.) of a subdivision of a book (leabhar), with further subdivision goin punctum, see guin, and cf. Dán Dé x 12 cited above. Perh. also in: mé dot ath-ghoin san a.¤-sa, Content. xxiv 4 (`now').

(b) Of the division between the syllables of words: indleas do dhialt . . . air ni fil a.¤ and i.e. it is improper to apply the name of any polysyllable (`recomarc', etc.) to a `dialt' (monosyllable), inasmuch as there is no a.¤ (juncture) in it, it is a unit, Auraic. 779 , 3582 . a.¤ ┐ dialt ┐ recomarc, O'Dav. 428 . a.¤ in anma prosta in re n-aimsire bis eter in da shillaib a inni, Auraic. 830 . in gne no in cenel int a.¤? Is cenel ecin, ar itat tri gnee fai .i. a.¤ saerda ┐ a.¤ aicenta ┐ a.¤ co feser, 890 . cate esse alta? . . . in toe tengadh fil don filid a[c] ceimniughudh don litir for araili mad a.¤ saerda no don sillaib for araili mad a.¤ aicenta artificial division (within a syllable), natural division (between syllables), 909 .

(c) metre (type of composition?): cia ha.¤ dona seacht n-altaib ind aircetail, Auraic. 925 . domiditer alta uad fri alta duine, 1237 . alta uad, IT iii 128.2 . co fesear cia ha.¤ huad, 3 . ca ha.¤ don maoin nachar mēin? (.i. ca haiste don eladain nachar foghlaim?) (B. na f.), ZCP v 489 § 10 . is dīlsiu don a.¤ airc[h]etail īsiu, Corm. Y 41 . do ṡluind na n-ilaltæ, ib. a.¤ .i. aircetail, O'Dav. 6 . ae a.¤ , 160 . co n-a ollaltaib cen ail (of poets), LL 18266 ( SG 84.44 ).

III Abstract applications.

(a) juncture, point (of time, etc.): ra ha.¤ na h-uaire sin, CRR 18 § 12 . a.¤ in lai sin `this very day', CCath. 5110 . i na.¤ in inaidh-sea `the nick or juncture of this place', 502 (see O'Cl. in (c) below). rob indethbir a gabail do láim a.¤ na huaire sin, O'D. 1588 (H 5.15, 8a).

(b) shape, form: an choill aig eirghe ina ha.¤ féin, BNnÉ 159 § 14 . in n-óige ailt in completeness of form, RC xxxvii 348 § 57 . Cf. Colmán . . . / la hógi a.¤ légend `with perfection of high studies', Fél. Sept. 26 . Luacair ard i toethsat fir / fuithi ata a.¤ in buanfir, Fen. 374.14 . ?tug an tAthair na a.¤ féin / a mhac (`in His stead'), A. Ó Dálaigh viii 3 .

(c) kind, sort: cia haltt delbi, PH 440 . cía ha.¤ con etir, Mer. Uil. 282 . cia ha.¤ dáine cia n-anmand, TFerbe 564 . cia ha.¤ airgne agat?, Metr. Dinds. iv 212.40 . ? ni ha.¤ coindircle maith do denam fria n-aen duin ┐ olc fri cach, YBL 168a14 . a.¤ .i. leithéid. in a.¤ an ionaidhsi .i. a leithéid an ionaidhsi, O'Cl.

(d) state, condition, circumstance: iarom bá halacht in ben / ropo mára.¤ airmiten, LU 4312 . ? nirbu mall marb-a.¤ don mnái, Metr. Dinds. iii 50.23 (` death-dirge '). gillai Chonnacht co caími / dáini ra troma.¤ truagi, TFerbe 626 . lén-a.¤ `sorry plight', Misc. Hag. Hib. 28 § 42 . ? a a.¤ a olcc / a chacht a chorp, IT iii 84 § 75 . Perh. also: créad do ghéandais san a.¤ (: falt) úd `in that case', PBocht 13.41 . Hence in phr. i n-a.¤ with gen. in a position to, able to: ná tathaoir T. / 's gan é i n-a.¤ bhur n-agallmha `as he cannot answer you', Content. iv l . ó taoi-se i n-a.¤ mh'agallmha, v l. gan é i n-a.¤ a agallmha it was impossible to speak to him(?), DDána 100.25 .

(e) way, manner: atat tri altai leusom for ind gabail i.e. they have three ways of chanting the psalms, Mon. Tall. 140.28 (§ 33) . noco n-a.¤ dōib taurcbāil a coss do neachtar de seach araile it is not their way (of two who always kept in step), TBC-I¹ 3312 . a.¤ mog mo coire (.i. is ē so gnīmrad mo coire), Anecd. v 23.5 . is ucht ra mórdílind a.¤ neich mar sein i trad-sa `action of anyone', CRR 40 . is essarcain cind fri hallib a.¤ neich mar sain, 42 . Freq. with prep. FO: nod slaid fón a.¤ cétna in the same manner, LU 3287 ( SCC 8 ). fond a.¤ sin, LL 280a23 ( SG 415.16 ). Also in phr. as cech a.¤ : cóir áli riu as cach a.¤ , LL 374c60 . fuaradar eg as cach a.¤ , MacCarthy 434 § 4 . But see: a Muire, mo bennacht ort | as cech n-alt 'O Mary, my blessing on thee in every part' Ériu xix 13 § 1 . ? a.¤ dár séan an binnse bláth `this brilliant Bench (sc. of justice) hath been our welfare's hinge', Ó Bruad. ii 276.20 .

Very common in chevilles: a.¤ cen imresain, SR 6038 . a.¤ co mbuadhaib, Anecd. i 73 § 215 . ald n-airge, ACL iii 293.z . drong tria a.¤ , IT i 78.31 . cen altu áig, Metr. Dinds. iv 98.91 . aichre a.¤ , Rawl. 148a3 .

Compds. ¤-bisech: th'earla bhíos ag breith ailtbhisigh increasing in length (?), DDána 114.6 . ¤-chaín: mānāis leathanglas fordūal altchāin uindsenn, TBC-I¹ 3346 `on a fair shaft of ash', Faraday. ¤-cháem: dfoghadhaibh altchaémha uinnsionn beautiful ash-handled javelins, AFM vi 2130.4 . ¤-chóir: aenmac altc[h]ōir, RC xxxvii 348 § 60 . ¤-géimnech: alt-gheimnech a n-a. `cracking of their joints', MR 256.20 . ¤-gorm: cloidhme altgorma, CF 880 . ¤-lethan: Echaid a. big-limbed, Fen. 28.22 .

1 cenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cenn or dil.ie/8622
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Forms: cend, ch., cenna, ciunn, cinn, cenda, cinnu, cind, cind, cinnu, cionn, ceann, cionn, cionn, ceinn

n o, n., later m. n p. cend, LU 9385 . ? a p. ch.¤ , Sg. 54a11 . n a p. usually cenna. On d s. ciunn, cinn see GOI 177 . For masc. infl. in pl. cf. a p. cenda, TBC-I¹ 483 = cinnu, LU 4970 . n p. cind, FA 22 LB. cind `chiefs', Laws v 440.23 . a p. cinnu, LL 8132 . In later lang. both cionn (O. Ir. ciunn) and ceann occur in d s. (see Donl., Párl. na mB.), the former mainly in fixed prepositional expressions (ós cionn , etc.). a s. cionn, Beatha S. F. 2567 . g s. ceinn, Párl. na mB. 535 , n p. Keat. i 196.15 . IGT Decl. § 65 .

Note also: for ar ceinn, Vita Br. 24 . in ch.¤ cleasach . . . Tesifóne, MR 168.6 . iar ndenamh creiche chinne maghair (n. loc.), AFM iv 1356.6 .

I The human head, head of an animal .

1 cend a uerbo graeco .i. gennome (γίνομαι) .i. nascor, O'Mulc. 217 . donchind gl. capiti, Gild. Lor. 102 . du-uic in foiltne i ndiad in chínn, Ml. 84c24 . mani roima fora c.¤ ní mema forsna bullu, 89c11 . beim a cinn fri cloich, 139c3 . ammi corp do Crist et is c.¤ som duunni, Wb. 5d2 . airmitiu féid in chinn, 7d14 . cen chaille fora ciunn, 11c9 . in boill dó ass ón chiunn, 22a17 . adart foch., Sg. 198a10 . dim chinn, Blathm. 95 § 17 . oc folcad chinn a athar, Vita Br. 15 . airecc cinn Iohannis, Fél. Feb. 27 . contt cēill ciunn curp in sense, reason, head and body , ZCP vi 258.10 . rochromsat a ccinnu, ZCP xiv 234.5 . imruidbed mo tenga as mo chind, Ériu ii 102 § 9 . madit a shuili inna cinn, 122 § 61 . amhuil chinn ina bhalluibh, Luc. Fid. 3454 . Of a head of hair: ceinn-fhionna (sic) do bhíodh ar fhearaibh Éireann re n-a linn `white heads', Keat. i 196.15 (see cenann).

2 In phrase with follg. gen. forming n. pr.: Coirpri Cind cait Cathead , Cóir Anm. 241 . C.¤ Fáelad Wolfhead , see Corp. Gen. 541 - 2 . Cend Ghegain, IT iii 101 § 183 . Finguine mac Laeghaire Cenngégain, Cog. 18 (see also s.v. cinnchucán). Eochaidh cendmhairc Horsehead , Miscell. Celt. Soc. 6.8 . da ingin dec ailella cind nathrach Snakehead , Rawl. 134b18 .

3 Of the head cut off in battle: fris-cithsead far cenna díb, BDD² 869 . tri laíchcind . . . im chend do chétmeic, LL 13149 (Sc.M2). co fargaibhset xl c.¤ lais, AFM i 498.2 . So in phr. ár c.¤ = ár: co fargaibset ár cend aicce, LL 2536 . cor' ben a ngabala dib ┐ ár cend leo, RC xvii 354.4 .

4 Attrib. g s.: na heónu / cosna ceólu cinn-sin (sic leg.) shrill notes, Metr. Dinds. iv 214.68 . Cf. gotha cinn . . . ag báinealtoin, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71 § 5 . See Études Celt. iv 397 . iter chosa cinn ┐ cos[a] tóna front legs , Thr. Ir. Gl. 26 . nocha bán-bhéim acht cneadh chinn head-wound, serious wound , Miscell. Celt. Soc. 162.9 . ? secht ccumala cinn, Ériu xiii 22.24 . gilla cinn eich gl. auriga, Ir. Gl. 17 . laicce chinn, RSClára 4a . go mbeith rith chinn ré fānaidh aco ar gach n-aon eile would completely outdistance, would utterly rout(?), Párl. na mB. 99 .

Vendryes, Études Celt. iv 397 , cites BDD² 886 and We. parallels in support of a meaning mouth.

5 In various idiomatic phrases: ro héige in ben nert a cind at the top of her voice, SR 3215 . conā fāgad inad a chind for bith that he might find no abiding-place, TBC-I¹ 2214 . o cionn co fonn from tip to toe , Blathm. 152 . nom-loiscc eter chend is choiss completely , Ériu vii 223 § 34 . dia cennaib ┐ cosaib utterly, entirely , LB 115b42 . bein cinn fri hald `striking a head against a cliff' (of wasted labour), RC xii 96 § 127 . co ro benad a tech dia chind `unroofed his house', RC xxiv 46 § 4 . roloiscedh . . . a ndúin . . . ina cendaibh, Ériu v 158.215 . a ndiaidh a gcinn headlong , Donlevy xviii 25 . an ceann fá dhruim head first (coffin lowered into grave), Dán Dé xxix 7 . co mbiat cend ar díb cendaib (of a fierce battle), TTr.² 907 . ar ba `c.¤ i mbolg' . . . do ṡil Adhuimh were in complete ignorance, Ériu ii 98 § 1 = ba-c.¤ a-coim, RC xxiv 369.6 , cf. Études Celt. vi 201 . cend i cotlud a peaceful death(?), Ériu ii 118 § 54 . ? ní bheinn teann ar chlíabh a cill / sní bhíadh mo cheann a cuigind, IGT Decl. ex. 1400 . c.¤ a ngabal `head in fork' (bad behaviour in a horse), Laws iii 180.18 Comm. c.¤ i láp see láp. c.¤ i, fo muine see 1 muine. ? fír, ol Óengus, Fergas cend fo raithin, Trip.² 1495 .

6 Of a single animal, etc.: do mac Loigsiu pa mōr ngō / ar in āincend an cēt mbō, ACL iii 2.12 . Note also: aon bhuaidhreadh amháin . . . an dara ceann, De Imit. 29.23 . ? robii cosnom im oenchend `there may be strife about one head' (Faraday), TBC-I¹ 1730 .

7 Various: ceann cait owl , Párl. na mB. 1452 . go dul tar ceannaibh cuan, Measgra D. 48.8 ` billow, breaker ', Gloss.

8 In various idioms with prec. vb.: ni mo tarrthus cend furre no forin gaeth `it was no more possible to get hold of her than of the wind', Aen. 649 . do-fócaib c.¤ appears see do-fócaib (D 269.36 ff.). ? immicurtis iarum cenna sechaiseom darsi ṅGairb sair ┐ siar eter Laigniu ┐ Ossairge, LL 36728 . tug a ch.¤ a n-inisle iomagallaimhe orra `entered into converse', ITS v 112.17 . no indsaiged in Troianda . . . congebead cend in Grecdai ┐ no indsaiged in Grecda . . . co ngebid cend in Tr. ┐ combdis cind ar cind, BB 435b22 .

9 Of buildings roof: ni rabi cenn for tempul Fidnacha in tan-sin, Ann. Conn. 1244.5 . c.¤ co claradh oir for tor dibh, Marco P. 117 . c.¤ Frangcach `a ribbed vault, a groined roof ' (Meyer Contribb.), AU iii 161.8 . don chend luaidhe boí for tempall an bhaile, AFM vi 1956.16 . Note also: roclúdadh na lestra fóa ccennuibh covers, tops , Ériu xiii 24.22 .

II End, end-point, termination.

10 In concrete applications: c.¤ cridi gl. uiscus, uisceris, Sg. 111b5 . nóe cend nine tips(?), LU 9835 . achind dochnama, IT iii 103.19 . a-cinn a-cruibh, RC xxiv 377.1 , .3 . cennæ na ngái, Liad. and Cuir. 12.9 . ceand muilind `the head of a mill', Ériu xvii 70 § 12 gl. 3 ( Laws iv 214.29 Comm. ). laim re ceand in droichid, Ériu xvii 72 § 13 gl. 10 . comrad chindcherchailli, TBC-LL¹ 3 . mó ná cliab co cendaib dés ` sheaves ', Metr. Dinds. iv 138.81 . do bhalad cinn én coinnle, RC xxiv 383.33 . dealg do chennaib óigsgech, IGT Decl. ex. 1082 . Metr. aisde cind tṡinte, IGT Metr. Faults §§ 48 , 49 . co casbairn chinn truim, Decl.ex. 623 (see cenntromm).

11 Of territories: a tá isin chionnsa thes (of a hill), SG 118.10 . isin c.¤ ba nesa dó don tír, AFM vi 2056.19 . i cind Maige Dála at the end of Magh Dala, Ériu i 132.74 . Of journeys: a gceann uidhe their objective, O'Hara 1241 . ceann bhar gcoimhleanga, DDána 74.56 . is iomdha slighe . . . / 's a ceann go magh nimh a-nonn, Dán Dé xxiii 4 .

12 Abstract applications: ceann m'aradhna ná léig lim let me not hold mine own bridle, IGT Decl. ex. 311 . sa chionn cunntuis in the account, Fl. Earls 90.13 . ní ricfa c.¤ scéoil úainne tar tech not a whisper of it will get out of this house, TTr.² 1796 . Of time: ar c.¤ fri c.¤ Enair `our end against the head of January' (i.e. 31 Dec. and 1 Jan.), Fél. Ep. 8 . c.¤ do shaoghail, BNnÉ 293 § 12 v.l. For sa cheann cháol etc. see cáel. do cheann don dáil `what you shall get in this affair', Content. xxvii 15 .

13 Of the end or completion of an affair, etc.: foruirmed c.¤ forsnaib cotarsnaib gl. aduersa nostra . . . constant inpleta, Ml. 74c20 . ni tucthar c.¤ essib gl. genelogís interminatís, Wb. 27d22 . oc tabairt chind for airimmeirt sluaigh ┐ shochaidhi, TTr.² 310 ( LL 400b10 ). cend ┐ forcenn air sin that's enough of that(?), Acall. 5361 . ní bia cend for th'ermitin `there shall be no limit to thy dignity', Celtica iv 16.180 .

III Of persons, chief, head person, leader.

14 Legal: nad cennaib coirib comallat, ZCP xiv 379 § 43 `cond . . . den voll Geschäftsfähigen. Die andern haben einen cond als c. `Haupt' über sich, der sie `unterstüzt', für sie in ihren Sachen spricht, etc. ', 380 . rí bunaid cach cinn, Críth G. 447 `caput, head of family, individual', Vocab. fortét cech c.¤ ba tressa(i) inní bes étressa, 474 . c.¤ caich iar nduinib i fine besid sruithe, ZCP xiv 369 § 31 ( Laws ii 278.21 ). cend cartus a memar a chief who rejects his tenant, Laws v 164.19 Comm. dlegaid cind cuindreach `the chiefs are bound to rectify', 440.23 . cach cind (sic MS) a chonrach, ACL iii 227.31 .

15 In non-legal contexts: cend do ḟeraib Herenn Patraic, Thes. ii 326.32 (Hy. iv gl.). for bélaib a cind ┐ a tigernad, Alex. 274 . M. . . . fa chend ar clēirchib, ZCP viii 120.5 . na cinn clāena cin crābud `the wicked, impious chiefs', Ériu iii 30 § 8 . a cheann féin `his Master', PBocht 11.20 .

16 With follg. noun in gen. indicating category of persons: c.¤ bocht almoner (?), AU ii 32.4 . c.¤ cáid caillech n-Érenn, Fél. Feb. 1 . cend degban is deorad, SG 64.35 . c.¤ fedna see fedan. c.¤ fine head of family or clan: lochdach an Róisdeach achd ón chionn fhine, IGT Decl. 7.14 . da ch.¤ fhine ina ionad, AFM iv 1146.16 . i ndioghail a ccind ḟine, iii 404.z . i ndegaid in chinn manach the abbot, Ériu iii 100 § 25c . c.¤ in réclessa, Ríocht na Midhe viii 15 . c.¤ sluag fer Fáil, Trip.² 1793 v.l. Cf. also: is cend daim for dartoid [.i.] mōrpersan for becphopul, O'Mulc. 753 .

17 With follg. gen. of abstr.: c.¤ athchomairc see athchomarc. ar gceann bāidhei-ne an bhean our chief love (of Mary), Dán Dé ii 29 . cend cathaigthe as chalma ro bai do Leith Mogha battle-leader , RC xviii 11.24 . a Chind, coisc na crích (a chind coisc ?), Ériu vii 221 § 22 . nach ben forsa-mbe c.¤ comuirle (i.e. husband, Thurn.), ZCP xiv 375 § 38 . cend crabaid ermoir Erenn paragon of piety, RC xxvi 362.2 . gan chend cundraid na comairle rempo, LL 12344 (TBC). uair robesin cend gaili . . . sluaig, Cog. 194. 29 . c.¤ ecna . . . iartair domain, CS 320.9 . c.¤ cech erais, Fél. Apr. 23 . in bandea ingen Terrae cend scaílti scél in betha chief disseminator of news, LL 31001 (TTr.). a chend sochair slúaig Ulad chief benefactor, MU² 58 . In follg. perh. headquarters, centre : uail (= bhail) itā ceand in cogaidh, ZCP viii 115.18 . baili i mbai cend ídlachta ┐ druídechta na Héirenn, Trip.² 431 . flaitheas Dé is ceann chomhsanta dhúinne, Eochairsg. 98.25 ( end, goal ?).

IV Used in a wide variety of adverbial and prepositional phrases.

18 cinn at the end of (see 33, 40, 52) (ciunn, cinn, dative without preposition, GOI 537 ): cinn rehe gl. secundum hoc tempus, Wb. 4c11 . cinn blíadnae at the end of a year, Fél. Sept. 17 . cind .ix. mís, LU 1662 . cind in tres laí, 7977 (BDD). cind cethri ndíni `at the end of four genera- tions', Arch. Hib. ii 48 § 1 . cind mile bliadan, Ériu ii 132 § 109 .

19 In phr. cinn chomair: nó huachiunn chomair gl. e rigione `or, from before', Ml. 119a9 (`von dem Anfang der Richtung', Ped. KZ xxxv 435 ). fri re mis cind comar, AU ii 88.x . Usually of place (see 28, 31): cinn chomair gl. contra (solem), BCr. 33c17 . for in phurt cind chomair dó `opposite to him', RC xiv 406.1 ( LL 12675 ). cind comair frissin ṁbeist n-amnais, LL 398b18 = cinnchomair, TTr.² 148 . i cinncomair friu opposite them, CCath. 5561 . ro badhusa cind comraic riusom, Acall. 6795 . Cf. i comair chind airtherthuascertaig, LL 3865 = hi comardus cind, etc., RC xv 283 § 29 .

Usually with prec. prep. In the follg. sections the arrangement is according to the preceding preposition, with which an adverbial in addition to a prepositional phrase is frequently formed. In a number of cases meanings under various prepositions coincide.

With A.

20 In sense of ós ciunn (60): asa chind guarding him, Metr. Dinds. iv 358.94 . ata M. . . . asa mo chind-sa oc fúr m'anma, PH 806 . batar a cind na cathrach who were over the city, 2488 . In diff. sense: as a cheann féin `of his own Head' (of his own accord), Donlevy 330.16 . The follg. are obscure (leg. ar for as in one or more of the exx. ?): cen ascur sáitha asa chiunn `without remission of tribulation from His presence(?)' (in store for him ?), Wb. 25d16 . conid ari rogabad al-lam a pardus dochum gortæ ┐ bochtæ . . . ┐ bais ┐ hifirn asa cind `thenceforth', Ériu vii 164 § 8 . ? gidh bé do cuir asa chionn `it matters not whom he drove from his head' (Notes), Duan. F. i 32.20 . Perh. in literal sense: in t-ēolus-[s]a rádi rimm, / ferr duit nā cloisti as do chínn, ZCP xiii 3 § 2 .

With AR (see also 42).

21 ar chenn with vbs. of motion towards, in the direction of, to meet (see 39, 45): ceni esǽrsitis in choirp ara c.¤ `to meet them', Ml. 15c8 . condaáerset do failti ar ch.¤ a rríg to welcome their King, 46a12 . ara cénn gl. occurrentes, 60d5 . do-luid in biail arithissi ar ch.¤ inna samthige came back to the handle, Tur. 131 . techt ar ch.¤ Crist, Wb. 25d25 . co toracht Emain Macha ar cend Conchobair, LU 8073 ( FB 4 ). ní-s-cuirfind techta ar dho chend-sa, PH 450 . canat biet in alltair / ar ch.¤ clocáin don phroindtig at the sound of the refectory bell, Ériu iii 102 § 28 . gearr go dtiocfa teachtaire / . . . / ar do cheann, DDána 56.1 . docuaidh . . . arcinn na conuire a ticcidh aran sliabh `went to the road', ZCP vi 56.8 . Cf. airg ┐ áird-leasdair . . . do chomdhlúthúghadh ar cheann na céd aimsire do thairrngir D. . . . dhóib `against', ML 6.25 .

22 Of going to meet in battle: ara chend dait a Fergus, LU 6698 . rotbīa F. . . . ar ndul ar c[h]end ind ḟir ucut, TBC-I¹ 1247 (LU).

23 In sense of going or coming for, to fetch someth.: is ar ch.¤ focheda dodechommar `to meet suffering', Wb. 25a12 . tecat ar ch.¤ in chon co sochruid to fetch the hound, Sc.M² 4 . dula uaimm ar do chend-su to fetch you, PH 446 . teacht ar ceand cind duine isinn ārmuig, RC xxiv 58 § 18 . in lind ara tánac c.¤ the water for which thou camest, Ériu iv 106.7 . ? ochd bhféinnidhe as ḟearr a n-ágh / ar ceann t'éindighi d'fúarán, IGT Decl. ex. 1333 . socraiti do dol . . . ar cend artraige dochum Domnaill, Ann. Conn. 1248.5 . Note also: do lleblaing int écne ara chend (ref. to ordnasc f.), TBFr. 208 , cf. Meyer Contribb., Fraech p. 35 .

24 In meanings of tar c.¤ (66-70) (confusion of prepp.): cuirtha cumtaige ara cend `buildings were overthrown', KMMisc. 152.62 . ar cinn a chesta ┐ a caingne, Anecd. i 42.9 . tagra . . . do thagras ar cheann Mumhan on behalf of, Content. xviii 12 .

25 ar chiunn of time in the future, afterwards, later : frisnaccai archiunn gl. ad aliquam rem, Ml. 53b23 . artha ciúnn són gl. in posteram, 132a3 (see note). ar chinn gl. adhuc, Wb. 2a9 . archiunn . . . diéis gl. siue ante seu retro, BCr. 31b4 - 5 . ar oman imtormaich ina pecad ar chiund future sins, Ériu xix 58 § 6 . in maith iar cind future good, LU 9889 (for ar ch.¤ ?). rogabsat flaith ar chiund from then on, ZCP viii 313.21 . doairchaintis . . . anno bíth ar chind dóib, Trip.² 327 . ? mod airchiund di lubair a disposition ready for work(?), Rawl. B 512, 40c (Plummer MS. notes).

26 ar chiunn as quasi-adj. of points of time next, following, ensuing (in later lang. somet. with (i)ar in this use): san aidhchi ar chínd, BB 39b6 . co belltaine ar cind, BColm. 92.2 . an bliadhain ar ccionn, Leb. Gab.(i) 56.4 . isin laithe ar ccind, 146.2 . In later lang. also as prep. with poss. in this sense: go medhōn oidhche buī ar a gcionn, Fl. Earls 8.20 . go Bealltaine ar a gcionn till the following May, Keat. ii 3137 . See 38 .

27 ar chiunn in textual reff. below, in what follows; later, following : forsin canoin ar chiunn `on the following Scripture passage', Ml. 54c34 . trachtad . . . forsa nouit ar chiunn `on nouit that follows', 64a7 . in testimin ar chiunn `the following text', 104b3 . titul in dligid ar chinn, Wb. 10a12 . ata ní ar chiunn, Sg. 39b10 .

28 ar chiunn in front of, before (see 19): córus dúne ríg . . . ar chi[u]nn a thúaithe, Críth G. 566 `vis-à-vis', Vocab. bui siom oc huamim ara cind `before her', Mon. Tall. 149.18 . co nacca ara chind in fer, TBC-I¹ 448 . Cf. muir ara cendaib, in nem huasa ṁbennaib, 3006 . amail nobeith beo ar a chind as if he were alive in front of him, ACL iii 5.5 .

29 ar chiunn awaiting, ready for, in anticipation of (someone or someth. arriving): biid ersoilcthi ar chiunn for ríg gl. eliuamini, portae aeternales, Ml. 46a7 . ni farnic-sede nach maid ara chiun isin domun, Wb. 2a21 . ar ar ciunn-[n]i `against our coming', 25a33 . anais ar cionn antsluaigh `waited for', Blathm. 102 § 41 . co fuaratar a cele isind apdaine ara cind `on their arrival', Mon. Tall. 162.30 . aínínbuidh na fuair acht triur ar a chinn thall isin fíne (of a man who has joined or rejoined the tribe from outside), Laws iv 294.26 Comm. ar cinn ṡamraid at the arrival of summer, ZCP vii 310 § 8 . dá rabh a Rí na glóire / . . . / do mhaor ar chionn na coinnmhe / liom if Thy steward receive the company, Dán Dé xiv 11 . ar cinn chamhárach before daybreak, IGT Decl. ex. 1195 . ar cinn in lae, Fier. 135 . With petrified masc. poss.: arna beith ar a chind `in her way', RC xi 452.2 , cf. Meyer Contribb.

30 ar chiunn of time in store for (see 51): a fil ar mo chiunn gl. ad destinatum, Wb. 24a15 . cén bes fine ar a cinn as long as he has descendants, Laws iv 240.19 Comm. a n-airchend fil ar ar cinn the destiny which awaits us, Ériu i 68.12 . fuair Poimp bas ┐ fuair cidh Cesair ara cind afterwards, CCath. 8308 .

31 ci(u)nn ar chi(u)nn face to face, at grips (see 19, 54): atraig cach fer di alailiu . . . co m-bátar cind ar chind is taig, IT i 67 (LMU). fíal tened ┐ fíal d'aigriud . . . cind ar cind, LU 2067 ( FA 14 , cf. RC xxvi 148 § 27 ). inn-uair dobímmis cind ar chind, RC vii 302.1 . as and baoi Laogh ┐ a brathoir ciond ar ciond, ZCP x 295.27 . cind ar cind fri Dunchad, Ériu v 242.153 .

With co.

32 co c.¤ to the end, to completion (see 43): berthi leiss co c.¤ gl. perficiet, Wb. 23a19 . ní dernad in cnocc co c.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 44.79 . is co cend in cuidbiud the mockery has come to a head, Ériu i 118 § 10 . Cheville: céim co cend, Metr. Dinds. iv 26.9 .

33 co c.¤ with nouns indicating periods of time till the end of, for the duration of (see 18, 40, 52): co c.¤ blīadne, Thes. ii 319 ( Hy. ii 56 ). co c.¤ cairdi, Críth G. 366 . co cend trédenuis, PH 1859 . go ceann cóig n-aimsear, DDána 6.9 . go ceatra ceand[a] raithi `for four quarter-years', Magauran 804 . Note also: in fer co cind a chéli, MU² 991 `against', Gloss.

With DI and/or DO.

34 di chennaib of poetical composition appar. extemporaneously (see however Thurn. cited below and compare aisnēis do c[h]ennaib a chnāmae, Corm. Y 756 , which may point to a ritualistic procedure of some kind): canad do chennaibh, Ériu xiii 17.5 . ailges do ceanduibh, O'D. 2208 (Nero A vii, 144a). dligedh do feghar saor daor do chennaibh, Ériu xiii 25.30 = fedhair .i. dorenar, ut est dliged dofedhar sóer, dóer dochennaib .i. continuo , O'Dav. 828 . do . . . suid filed for-can di c[h]ennaib `von (seinen Knochen-) Enden', ZCP xvi 175 § 4 ( Laws i 40 , co ndenand rand can smuainedh, 42 Comm. ). is dochennaib . . . ro trial Dallán a duain do denum `extempore', RC xx 122.z (ACC). Also in phr. díchetal di chennaib, see díchetal. cetal do chendaib (a metre), IT iii 61 § 123 . See Ériu xlviii 45 .

35 intan tét a laithe di chiunn `passes away', Ml. 21c3 .

36 di and/or do chiunn in return for, for the sake of, instead of, on condition of, because of, for , etc. (see 68): do chinn a mbíd, SR 3406 . do c[h]inn loghaidh `in return for remission of tribute', Ériu xvii 22 § 16 . dúais do chionn chomáoine a quid pro quo , KMMisc. 346.28 . sgēl do chinn chummaéine, Anecd. i 36.3 . dia chind an tsréin in return for the bridle, BColm. 38 § 40 . nech . . . do cathugud di chend Crist for, PH 789 . do tairgeadh bó aile dí da cind, Imr. Brain 58.30 . berair-siu mac díachinn in its place, Cóir Anm. 133 . do chinn mo claidhem fen instead of my own sword, Fier. 60 . ragtais dia chind i comrac on his behalf, Metr. Dinds. iii 446.88 . do chionn a seachna `on condition of' (notes), Dán Dé x 12 . ró-mhór fuaramar d'a chionn too much we have got from it, Ériu i 96 § 52 . do chionn ubhaill, DDána 26.6 . do chionn an tshaoghail do thréigean through abandoning, Beatha S. F. 748 . dá chionn on that account, TSh. 1942 . do cind ced cennaighechta do denum in order to get leave, ZCP vi 90.15 . ar ngellad a marbtha d'Ulliam Burc do chind luaigi in consideration of, Ann. Conn. 1310.5 .

37 Of soliciting or having intercourse with a woman in spite of or unknown to her husband, etc. (see 70): comrac frim dot chind-so, Fing. R. 114 `in disregard of', Vocab. ben-side Ch. . . . co rustoirrchestar E. do chind a cēile, Corp. Gen. 139.x . a breth di-a chind (another man's wife), PH 833 . luid . . . F. . . . do thochmarc a mnā do chind Oilella, Fianaig. 6.16 . docomraiced-som fria mnaib aili dia cind si in disregard of her, ZCP i 104.10 .

38 Various: cia ruslā dia c[h]ind . . . T. . . . is he rosla(n) dar a chend, ZCP xiii 7.24 . conom thí de chind chúarda till it is my turn(?), LU 6699 ( TBC-I¹ 2158 ). ar chuir dá ceann all he added to it(?) (cf. 48), DDána 91.14 . ó Inid go Cáisg dá gcionn till the following Easter (see 26), Aithd. D. 75.18 . ? nior cuir dha chionn do bhí ag Fionn, Duan. F. i 32.20 .

With FO.

39 fo ch.¤ towards, against, for (see 21, 45): teacht fam cheann `(to) attack me', Content. xviii 1 . éirghid fo cend mo c[h]reiche they go for my booty, ZCP viii 226.22 . Note also: gabh fád cheann mo chonmharccsa `take upon thee my quarrel(?)', Studies 1924, 243 § 12 .

40 Of time within, during (see 18, 33, 52): fo ch.¤ aimsire giorra at the end of a short time, Ériu v 188.456 . fo c.¤ begain aimsiri, Stair Erc. 258 . fo chionn dā lō go n-oidhche, Fl. Earls 10.16 .

41 fo ch.¤ (less freq. chiunn) about, concerning, with regard to, for the sake of, etc. (see 59): ? craed aderum focheann, YBL 149a4 . fuaire a chách a-taoi fám chionn towards me, Dánta Gr. 86.8 . fa a gcionn because of them, DDána 25a1 . déna . . . fá ch.¤ oirbire t'filedh `to thy poet's objurgation make concession', O'Gr. Cat. 402.20 . mar go bhfuair duadh ┐ doghruing fá a ceann `on her account', Keat. ii 2342 . ? alaind a dath / fa ceand na cuach, IGT Metr. Faults§ 68 .

With FOR.

42 for c.¤ , ciunn. Usually = ar ch.¤ , chiunn (21 ff.): an do lotar for cend conaire, Vita Br. 40 `as they were proceeding on their way', Ir. Hist. Stud. i 132 . dochuaid fóncaillid forcend chonnaid for firewood, RC ii 396 § 33 . ro-fhóidestar P. . . . gilla turusa for cend Ísu, PH 2602 . for bar cind, LU 8388 ( FB 26 ). doluid D. for cuinn (leg. ciunn) a sethar do ḟailte frie, Rawl. 134b1 . co tarrla in muir ina clár comréidh . . . for cinn in catha, CCath. 1927 . for a g-ceann awaiting them, ML 44.22 . gusin dia dardaoin buī dō for cionn `until the Thursday following', Fl. Earls 258.4 . Perh. for orig. tar c.¤ (68 ff.) in: du gabail rigi for ch.¤ á athar `in his father's stead', Ml. 44d29 . cach adaltrach do-t[h]et for ceand cetmuintire, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 49 (`in spite of', note p. 50) ( Laws ii 384.1 ). do accallaim Grigair for cend uird ┐ riagla, LU 3095 (fo ch.¤ ?).

With I.

43 beirid, do-beir i cinn finishes, completes (see 32): doberar opair i cind and sain, LL 32264 ( TTr. 1452 ). maine berthar i cinn, 400b18 . ? focal nāchar thuill a gciond (: rinn), ZCP viii 223.x .

44 do-tuit etc. ina ch.¤ falls down, topples (see 67): a toitim ina chend dorisi, TTebe 1669 . ag tuitim ina ccenduibh do bhedis colamhuin . . . na cathrach, Ériu iv 56.18 .

45 i c.¤ in contexts implying motion (us. with prec. vb.) to, in the direction of, towards, against (see 21, 39): na torcair nemh inna ccent `on them', Blathm. 68 . lotir remib hi cend in Brogo, LU 10575 . co torracht C. i c.¤ in droichit cucu, CCath. 1283 . ben sund i cend for máthar, Metr. Dinds. iii 6.55 . dorat . . . / Conall i cend Chonculaind matched C. against C., Metr. Dinds. iii 446.96 . ro cuired cach i ceann araili dona Romanchaib, CCath. 3159 . an uair chuirid i n-a chionn when they oppose him, DDána 96.33 . connsuine . . . do rachadh na cheann, mur atá so: slat ┐ dearg, slaitearg sin which would be assimilated to it, IGT Introd. 10.2 . do tuit an torc a cend a choss fell forward, BCC 324.30 .

46 i c.¤ with prec. vb. of motion and follg. Vn. etc. in g s. implying beginning or undertaking of an action: o dochotar . . . i c.¤ taispenta ind immuin do G., Lib. Hymn. 63.40 . do chuadar i cend a retha took to their heels, MR 318.4 . notheiged-som ┐ a gilla a cend bleogain na bo, Ériu v 34.22 . ná ragaind i ceand catha ina agaid, FDG² 465 . dochuaid i cend in sceoil (d'innisin, v.l.) `she went ahead with the tale', TTebe 1833 . T. . . . do dol a c.¤ oilithri, Ann. Conn. 1307.18 . lotar . . . i cend séta, TBC-LL¹ 451 . Note also: ra érig in fili ┐ do chúaid i n-a cend ┐ issed ro ráid, LL 39018 ( SG 385.34 `went to work'; `came to them', Stokes, RC xiii 107 ).

47 i c.¤, ciunn in addition to (see 63): foghellta ┐ bleth do dul ina ceand `shall be added', Laws iv 130.27 Comm. Matha a cind Crist ro scrib a shoscéla together with, LB 153a64 . ag flaith Li do chím 'na cheann / ní do gach tír 'na thimcheall also, Ériu v 64.15 . a cc.¤ gach sgéil eile dar innis doibh, Rel. Celt. ii 196.32 . a c.¤ a roibhi aigi, ZCP vi 51.10 . na c.¤ sin in addition, Maund. 15 . hi cc.¤ a chéle together, Hugh Roe² 40.13 .

48 cuirid i c.¤ adds to (see 38): cindus do-chuirfed tuilled i n-a chend, PH 7730 . cuir 'na ceand, O'Gr. Cat. 311.9 . teine do cur a ceann teineadh making bad worse, 23 P 10 ³, 15a30 . Note also: ni fuair Fergus ríam ni do cuirfe a cend Modha do marbadh do Dubthach `anything to compare with the slaughter of M. by D.', Celt. Rev. ii 116.x .

49 i c.¤ in preference to: am cheann do chomóradh 'was given preferential treatment over me', Ériu lxiv 162 § 1.7​​​ . S. . . . do chor i tticcernus . . . hi ccend Ch., AFM iii 360.16 . taisech do denam doib do mac M. . . . ina c.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1262.9 .

50 i ciunn at the head of for purpose of leading: m'anam-sa a Dhé mar budh dall / sé 's an chalann-sa 'n-a cionn, Dán Dé xxiii 13 . bi 'n-a cinn = ducas eum, Smaointe B. Chr. 1050 .

51 i ciunn in store for, destined (see 30): a-tá lá cúirte 'n-ar gcionn, DDána 23.29 . a uilc i gcionn gach chiontaigh his wrongdoings await every sinner (for punishment), Dán Dé vii 15 . i gc.¤ gach baíth a baegul, MR 286.21 . go bhfuil an bás . . . i gcionn gach aoin, TSh. 99 .

52 i ciunn of time at the end of (see 18, 33, 40): a cínd da bliadna onaímsir-si two years ago, RC x 186.1 . hi cind tredenais, ACL iii 309.10 . a cc.¤ a fhichet bliadhna da aois in the twentieth year of his age, Rel. Celt. ii 196.7 . a ccionn trí lá, Desid. 6345 .

53 Various: i mbun na gabla ro boí hi ciund tened over against, LU 9194 ( FB 92 ). a cheann i cind tened, ZCP i 464.33 . gach aon a gceann a dhíre ┐ a dhúthchasa féin in possession of, ML 102.14 . mac S. a cind arrad at the head of nobles, Ériu v 244.194 . in cís d'ícc a cind chruid, LB 133b56 `in respect of', Todd Lect. vi 40.6 .

c.¤ i c.¤ (ceann a cceann is an exception to the rule that the same word may not be used more than once in a line, Bard. Synt. Tr. 24.36 ). ? ceann a ceann, .c. o an doilgheas, 55.24 . Also cionn a ccionn (: fionn), 25.1 .

54 c.¤ i c.¤ = ci(u)nn ar chi(u)nn (31): misi do cur c.¤ i cc.¤ / as Cuchulainn, TBC-LL¹ 3151 . cuirid c.¤ hi c.¤ , Fianaig. 60.27 . is and sin . . . do rancadar Leth Cuind ┐ Laigin ceand i cend, RC xxiv 50 § 10 . go g-cómhraiceam ceann a g-ceann, ML 82.25 .

55 c.¤ i c.¤ together; simultaneously : Conchabor, Aedh cend a cend `head to head' (of kings buried together), Ériu ii 166.47 . cia leitir sin c.¤ a c.¤ / dognīad lethfod is lethtenn, ZCP xii 295.8 . nocor thathaigh ceann i c.¤ / na cuic cuicidh na hEirenn, xi 43 § 31 . cred dorad tu c.¤ a c.¤ / a comhaitreab na catcend?, KMMisc. 315.16 . trí Cormaic theas ceann i gceann / im an seang, DDána 91.33 . do dortsed fair cend i cend (of attackers), Ann. Conn. 1405.15 .

56 c.¤ i c.¤ successively (see Aithd. D. Vocab.): gan a ccloistecht cend i ccend / gabhāla airdrīogh [n]Ērenn, ZCP viii 218.30 . fiss gach catha c.¤ a ceand, Anecd. i 29 § 35 . rob ionchuir é, ceann a cceann / is inghean airdrīgh Éireand point by point, KMMisc. 356.7 .

With IMM.

57 is fachain dá gcar um cheann to make them change their attitude(?), DDána 67.4 . (taken by Ed. as i and mo).

58 imm ch.¤ about, around : tarrassaid inn irgal im chend Connacht, LL 12308 (TBC). doiri crannrabhan mad cheann round thee, Magauran 436 . ní ráidhte um cheann gcomhóla during a drinking-bout, O'Hara 146 . radharc um cheann a calaidh `the sight of its shores' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 52.35 .

59 imm ch.¤ about, concerning, with regard to (see 41): rola B. . . . / ilach im cheand Feargaile (perh. in semi-literal sense), RC xxiv 54 § 14 . imcheand cach formaid bai etarru `for all the ill-feeling', Ériu ii 178.16 . an-scél . . . im-c.¤ deilbe . . . in-domain, RC xxiv 369.5 . t'fhearg . . . um cheann do chloinne, DDána 10.22 . um cheann craos-óil in the matter of, TSh. 7446 .

With ós (see 20).

60 ós chiunn (on as cionn beside ós chionn see Desid. p. xxxv ). In more or less literal sense: in tituil robói huas ciunn Crist isin chroich over Christ's head, Ml. 74b1 . ōs chinn sanct-Brigte, Thes. ii 329.2 ( Hy. v 15 ). Over, above: baí . . . ben . . . oc airiuc dont ṡluág os a cind, LL 259b15 . Cuncha cnoc os cind Life, ZCP xi 41 § 1 . nochtais . . . in claidheab os cind na hingeine, RC vi 175.30 . ós chionn mo leabhráin studying, Content. ii 14 . ōs a ch.¤ , Fl. Earls 66.15 .

61 With prec. vb. of motion: tānic . . . ōs ceann N. made for, Celtica i 116.118 . téighim ós chionn a chosnaimh I undertake to defend it, Content. xxi 12 .

62 in control of, in charge of: os chionn Bhanbha, Content. xxx 26 . sdiobhard ós ceann mhórāin maoine, Mac Aingil 568 . ōs cionn in cholāiste, Fl. Earls 68.25 .

63 over and above, in addition to (see 47): ós c.¤ fhichit each, AFM iv 1134.28 . faoi nó ós a chionn `or thereabouts', Corp. Astron. 4.12 . ōs a ch.¤ sin `besides', Fl. Earls 90.15 .

64 Note also: bun ós cionn `upside down', Psalms cxlvi 9 . más bun os cionn atá sé `if he haue any auersion', RSClára 155a . For fuller treatment see 1 bun.

65 With ré: ria cind tri trath in three days, RC xvii 386.2 .

With TAR (see also 24, 42).

66 fo-ceird etc. tar c.¤ (somet. with possess. before c.¤ ) overthrows, upsets, turns upside down : in cor tar c.¤ gl. euersio, Ml. 36d23 . gl. euertando, 72b12 . tochur tar c.¤ , Críth G. 233 . ro lá in slúag . . . tara cend, LU 9760 . fochichret in Trói dar cend, TTr.² 389 . ro-chuir cend dar cend . . . miassa na monotóri, PH 4392 . is e ro-lá dar cend ar forcetul-ne subverted, 1686 . See fo-ceird. Cf. dos-curedar tara cend 'she collapses', CMMucr. 50 § 43 .

67 With do-tuit (see 44): co torchratar . . . dara c.¤ hi suan, ZCP iii 6 § 20 .

68 tar c.¤ on behalf of, for the sake of, in return for, in lieu of, because of, for, etc. (see 36): dufiastar tara c.¤-som `punishment will be inflicted for them', Ml. 27c4 . deich tarm ch.¤ `take vengeance for me', 72d11 . no oircthe . . . tar c.¤ a p[ecthae] ind aile `for its sins', Tur. 110c . taiccéra cách dará chen fessin gl. pro sé, Wb. 6b28 . oc irbáig dar far c.¤-si gl. de uobis, 16d8 . ? mo ort do gabál darm ch.¤ `that my rank should be taken for me', 23b18 . a setig . . . do pennait tar a cend fadesin ┐ dara cendsom on her own behalf and his, Mon. Tall. 163.18 . dar cend na cāna in return for, Cáin Ad. 25 . ciata glinni con-daigi dar cend frithaisceda?, MU² 65 . do foglaim na Tāna rucc in sái rōmānach a hArdmacha dar cend in cuilmin, ACL iii 5.31 . na feicheamna dara tecait cend, Laws iv 60.18 Comm. tarc.¤ gabhála aigi ┐ tacra tar a ch.¤ pleading in his behalf, CCath. 535 . díol tar ceann a chomaoineadh, Content. ix 25 . tar ceann do chloinne, Dán Dé xxviii 29 .

69 in spite of, in violation of; notwithstanding : ba holc lais dith Fergail darceand a shida, RC xxiv 64 § 25 . tar c.¤ Conoill, Duan. F. i 84.8 . tar a cheann sin nevertheless , Desid. 3220 .

70 Of begetting offspring by a woman in spite of or unknown to her husband (see 37): trī meic Medba fri Fergus dar c.¤ nAilella, Corp. Gen. 279.1933 . mac ruc don Dagda . . . / dar cend ḟir na síde, Metr. Dinds. iii 30.75 . is e doroine in toirrcis sin fria dar c.¤ Cathbaid, RC vi 175.51 .

71 As conj. tar c.¤ go notwithstanding the fact that, although : tar ceann go n-abair an Chóir Anmann gur . . . ní mheasaim gurab . . . , Keat. ii 2344 . tar cheann go n-anann tú feadh do bheathadh san olc, Mac Aingil 1040 . tar ceann gur shaoil . . . notwithstanding the fact that, TSh. 541 . tar cheann go bhfuil mórán etc. even though there are . . . , Párl. na mB. 461 .

Compds. (general composition-form in early lang. cenn-. Later also cinn- and ceinn- before palatals).

With nouns.

72 In dvandva-compds. (see Wortk. 130 ): bidh suī lēigind co cendanim head and soul, ACL iii 231.22 . cend-chossach head and feet (of cooked animal), Ériu iv 124 § 2 .

73 With c.¤ qualifying second member: cu nach fácbadh claidem ar cennadairt, Acall. 1632 = SG 129. 29 `pillow' ( -adart, BLism. 212 rb13) . Fig. cennadart fona fertaib inso, Thes. ii 332.27 ( Hy. v 23 gl .). Of a person: O'M. a cceann adhart, Top. Poems 58.18 . oenball dia curp nó da cendagaid `countenance', CCath. 4700 . gráin catha ar mo cheannaghaidh (sic leg.), Content. xxiii 15 . tria cendairde no tria cendísli doníther in taidbhriudh anuasan, O'D. 908 (H. 3.17, 649) = O'Curry 2164 ( Eg. 88, 4(5)d ) (see O'Gr. Cat. 139 ). cennait muilind `the head (site) of a mill', Ériu xvii 76.10 . cennáit `head residence', AFM v 2082.2 . ? Cf. an chríoch nó an cionnaidh is dúthaigh dhó, TSh. 1775 (chianáit, v.l., Gloss.). ar Chrīst ar cennabaid chief lord, ZCP viii 214.6 . do ghabh clogat . . . fa n-a cheann-bhaithios `head', MR xiv 21 . ¤barr see cen(n)barr. ¤bécc see cennbécc. ¤bert see ceinnbeirt. cennbhile oir na n-ardriog (a prince), LL 394.8 . bheith dheit ad chinnbhile ós coill, O'Gr. Cat. 381.22 . súdh ceannbhracha `malt liquor', O'Hara 4076 . in Cennc[h]at[h]ach ina laimh .i. a bachall, Lism. L. 3103 . ¤chléithe = cenn: scothais a chenn clēithi de, ZCP viii 117 § 12 . ní chuirthear ceannchnaipe óir ar phaidrín mhaide, Mac Aingil 1041 `Pater Noster bead(?)', Gloss. lom[r]aid a cendchongraim din mnái headdress, Hib. Min. 77.9 . ceann cosnamach comegin C. `violent groans', MR 260.6 (leg. ¤osnadach ?). for cenn-cumhdach a choroine ` head-covering ', Misc. Hag. Hib. 43 § 62 . capitolauium .i. cenddīunach, Corm. Y 296 . cend-drong filed fó fírda, Metr. Dinds. i 36.93 . inceindetan gl. gigram, Gild. Lor. 82 . donchendfiacail gl. capitali, 134 . ¤ḟochrus see cennḟochrus. cenngalor (in marg. dolor capitis), Wb. 17b25 . Vita Br. 28 . dia ro h-icad don cheann-galar, YBL 174b23 . ? ni tormaig ni fora notrus . . . a cendgelt, Ériu xii 40 § 51 ; 'tonsure' ZCP xlii 48 . caeca echlosc orda co cendimlaib airgid, IT ii2 191.14 (cennpairtib, v.l.) `end knobs'? Plummer MS notes. ¤ísle see cendairde. ¤lá see cennlá. ¤liter capital letter. Usually metaph. of persons and things: cinn-litre ceall `the capitals of the churches', Content. xv 30 , cf. xviii 73 . dún iona cáir cinnlitre, Ériu v 60.4 . ceinnlitir siodha ┐ coccaidh `arbiter', AFM iv 976.3 . snímcha cendmaisse `head- dress', Tec. Corm. xvi 84 . cendmaisse laime glove, Acall. 5971 v.l. ¤míl name of an ornament: coíca acrann . . . co cendmílaib, TBFr. 31 . fuath . . . [na] cendmila tucsat a coscar catha, Aen. 1563 . Of persons: Ísa Críst . . . in cennmíl cumdachta, ZCP viii 204.34 . ní ba cendmíl muinntiri / nech nach fulaing a hécnach, iv 468 § 17 . a fírchlethe a chendmullaig, LU 6475 . brat tlachtgorm corcarrda hi cennfait impe (i.e. thrown over her head?) (cennḟait, MS), TBC-I¹ 2791 . cendpaite imma cenna `fillets', RC ix 484 n.5 . cinnréallna `stars of first magnitude', Ó Bruad. iii 14.7 . cend-róit `highway', CRR 28 . (Auricula Muris) ceinn-sgethrach do ghenam dhe, ┐ glanaidh an inchinn o na salcar, 23 K 42, 367.5 (see sceithrech). fá cheannsmacht, Oss. iv 274.24 . ` paitric' cennsrián, Metr. Gl. 19 `headstall', Plummer MS notes. dotuit ar a cenntruime topheaviness, O'Dav. 200 . cenntruime .i. gin collad, O'Curry 2598 ( Eg. 88, 50(51)d ). cend-urra a slánaigthe `Captain', Heb. ii 10 .

With adjectives.

74 C. chendalaind, ZCP xi 41 § 5 . cendard cassetnach, IT iii 246.80 . dá ech . . . cendbeca, LU 9257 . na dá chendbricc 'the two piebald-headed ones' TBC-LL² 1086 . cnā ceand-buidhi, ZCP v 22 § 16 . tre cnoccuibh corra cenncæla, ZCP vi 290.22 . ic imbirt fidchilli .i. na Cendchaeme (as subst.), LL 8350 (TBC). ingena cendálli cendchassa curly-headed, 31382 (TTr.). do innsaighi cnuic cennchuirr, ZCP vi 60.12 . cendchrom torsech, LL 12064 (TBC). ¤étig freq. as n. pr., see Corp. Gen. etc. trian a scéith chendfhada comdhualaig, ZCP xiii 211.11 . ar coiciud cendḟind Connacht, LL 3224 . See cenann. cheillínill / ceandfolaim, IT iii 92 § 139 . an fer cendgarb, i 273.29 ( FB 40 Eg.). cairrge ceann-gharbha, ML 34.4 . cranngal cheinngér, IGT Decl. ex. 905 . Eoghan an airm cheannghlais, DDána 99.40 . ar taisbenad a craisigi cenn-guirme catha, MR 196.5 . ¤grúcánach see grúcánach. a muinter . . . cendísel Corccaige `hang-head', MacCongl. 29.22 . arocul becc . . . cendisel low-pitched, Todd Lect. vi 42.2 ( LB 134a35 ). laech caem cendlethan, LL 11824 (TBC). cofacca . . . in deilb . . . cennléith, Ériu iv 102.12 . ocbud . . . chendmas, Anecd. i 60.88 . a dhá chraoisigh ceann-reamhra, ML 112.21 . ar ná ba cennscoilte `lest you get your head broken', Tec. Corm. 38.26 . Cuirrín Cheannsholuis, ML 32.18 . dia sephaind céis cenntoll céol, ZCP iii 7.2 . ¤tromm see cenntromm.

Rarely with verbs:

75 ceannlasfaidh a cró coirrshleagh (of warriors), Aithd. D. 16.28 . gu cennlúbdais na clocha na caolsoighdi the stones turned the points of the arrows, Caithr. Thoirdh. 113.6 .

Freq. as second element in compds.

76 See GOI 219 (nochtchenn, ardchenn). Freq. in this use in form -genn, see GOI 87 , O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 140 . See cloicenn, cromcenn, corrcenn, 1 dícenn, táilgenn, tollcend (1 toll). Note further: crothid conchend catha ceirp, LU 3629 ( SCC 31 , see note in SC2). teiti tair fo thalmain trell / i nEgiptacthaib láncend (the Nile), LL 16325 . m. Fiachach Uanchind, Corp. Gen. 88.7 . Baccan mac Brain meic Eircc hUbulchind, Rawl. 126b43 .

77 Very freq. in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

2 comad

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n poem, hymn (a use of 1 c., Plummer MS notes): tóe fri c.¤ `silence during a recital(?)', Tec. Corm. 12 § 4 . ? fris-(i)ngair c.¤ ard ilchu, Anecd. i 14.14 (`strain(?)', SCano 477 , note). . . . forchanad na comhad nath, na anair, na anamhain, Ériu xiii 17.4 . coma[d] .i. ceol, ut est: c.¤ for imdha, 83 § 313 . C.¤ Croiche Críst annso sís (title of a poem), i 41 . c.¤ Manchín Léith, 38.1 . is cubaid a comhad `harmonious is their assembly(?)', Gorm. March 24 .

? comthaigib

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n tóe fri c.¤ , Tec. Corm. 12.2 v.l. (comad, text).

1 deil

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n separation: is d.¤ do baoighlin re a bhru .i. is dealugh[udh] do laogh re eilit, ZCP v 488 (B. na f.). d.¤ degail, Auraic. 2689 . traigh co ruige d.¤ nordan a foot as far as the joint of the big toe , Laws iv 112.14 ; 114.1 (2 deil?). co ndil nordan, 76.20 . O'Dav. 715 . Cf. deiligidir.

dísceóil

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adj (scél) without a story, newsless, having nothing to tell: fer labor d.¤ a garrulous man who has nothing worth saying, Triads 248 . bad tóe d.¤ a monar silent and without speech, Ériu iii 96 ( .i. nemchaintech, Brussels MS. 5100 p. 24 ). ní d.¤ dúe Neill (.i. ni cen scel) `not newsless (is) the house of Niall', ACC 6 ( RC xx 156 ). ni d.¤ d'uib Neill, 137 . scēla lat, ar Dallan. —Ni disceoil ōn, ar sē I have some news, YBL 126b31 . That cannot be told: dála Dé d'innisin | as díscéoil díscruta, ZCP viii 204 .

Note also: airbert d.¤ .i. airbertnughudh a breithe don breitheamain .i. breth do breith doib gan a sceoil d'indisin do, O'Curry 1909 ( 23 P 3, 23 ).

1 doé

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Forms: dóit, dóite, dóid, dóidi

n (orig. doë disyll., GOI § 326 ) nt, f. Later with n s. dóit, g s. dóite. dóid, g s. and n pl. dóidi, IGT Decl. § 14 .

(a) The upper arm from shoulder to elbow, humerus (oppd. to lám arm in general and rig forearm): doe láme gl. lacertus, Sg. 68a1 . inna ndoat gl. lacertorum, Acr. 26v2 ( Thes. ii 8 ). dae .i. righ nó guala, O'Dav. 740 citing Laws iii 290.15 where d.¤ is explained as meaning `guala' in a man and `ucht' in a woman. co memaid a doe láma, LL 292b31 . remithir dóit láma, FB § 91 . luibenchossach .i. luibne na mér na laime ┐ cos eissib (┐ cosa na mer estib, LB) suas, ind rig ┐ in doe (in doit, LB), gusin n-alt na guailne arsisidar . . . sē haisle didiu fil otha ind meoir co halt na gualand (viz. three phalanges, metacarpal bone, rig forearm, and doe upper arm), Corm. Y 447 . cusna rigthib . . . ┐ cusna doitib (where rigthe = ulnas), Gild. Lor. 164 . mebsaitis limsa glaine fer dia mbrāigde, brāigde fer la ṅdōite, rigthi fer la n-uaille (leg. a n-uille) men's necks (shoulder-blades) with their upper arms, TBC-I¹ 3547 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 5947 . turcbaid-sium a dóti ┐ a rigthi ┐ a dernanna, TBC-LL¹ 916 . cu roloisc in tene . . . doiti ┐ righthe na ndibercach, Lism. L. 2974 . co rosedlad buinde a sliasta ┐ a dá dóit, RC xvi 44 ( Dinds. 93 ). a dí ḟoil argit ┐ a dí bunne doat armlets, Imr. Brain ii 48 . bouinde doat, IT iii 238 . deich muince doat, Ériu ii 4 (dóat, v.l.). fail mo láma is mo dóitti, Fen. 400 . falge óir im dóitib, LL 18b34 . órnasc nobíd um dóitib . . . mac na saerchland, Thr. Ir. Gl. 4 s.v. aunasc. bla deilge dae `exemption as regards the brooch on the shoulder', Laws iii 290 . dealc n-oir huasa doidib ina brot above his fore-arms (i.e. on the shoulder), TBC-I¹ 3344 , cf. 3159 and TBC-LL¹ 5685 . dobertha ailge arda foa doitib (of Moses praying during the slaughter of the Amalekites), RC xii 434 .

(b) By extension the arm in general (synon. of lám): doit .i. lam, Cóir Anm. 236 . dóid .i. lámh, O'Cl. trisin doit gl. brachio, Ml. 29b8 . ní ceil a dóe for Láige `his arm doth not fail Laigde', RC xvi 70 ( Dinds. 118 ) = ni chel a dae, AFM 226 (i 110) , ní chél a doe, SG ii 492 ; ni cheil a doid for laga, Lec. 278a4 . co n-eccmoiṅg a láim dói di Lugaid . . . benar a lám dói di choinculainn . . . conid and atá otharlige a chind ┐ a láime dói, RC iii 182 (`right hand', perh. a misinterpreted compd. lámdóe; lam doe, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. ii 17 ). tucastar . . . dóit fri dóit, CRR 45 , 48 , 51 ; FB § 53 . dóid fria dóid ┐ gualaind fri gualaind, CCath. 1722 . dói fri dói, LL 146b51 ( PRIA xix 544 ). ar ndiceannadh mo dóiti, MR 308 . nibtar dermaill a di doit (: cōic), Corm. Y 398 . dóide dromghonta, ML 134 ; TSh. 6614 . i cein cotnicfat ar ndoidi foga do cassad as long as our arms are able to whirl javelins, CCath. 635 ; 662 , 655 . lotar dō iar ndōtib drenn | cōic cōicid in[n]a Erenn `after arms of combats' (i.e. after wrestling, bouts, fights?), ZCP iii 37 = IT i 109 (where Wind. reads iarnd.¤ iron gauntlets). lederthar a doti, PH 1119 . rosiacht a cholpa's a dóit `its shank and its toe ' (its leg and its arm?), Metr. Dinds. ii 100 .

(c) hand (esp. in later texts, cf. similar use of lám): gibe díbh gēbhus righe, | ná siritt slata 'na ndoid | acht ó fhior ionaid Maodhóicc, BNnÉ 258 . ceithri . . . binni clis hi cechtar a do dhoit, TBC-I¹ 3396 . do ghlac a arm 's a sgiath 'na dhóid (on his arm?), Oss. iv 132 . ling ar mo theangaid, a Thrinóit, | beandaig ind dot míndóit móir (allusion to hand used in benediction?), ACL iii 241 . méor dhóide, Hackett xxi 23 . iadas . . . na glac-doidi garga . . . tar corp Conaill, MR 256 . gur theilgetar a gcuilg a ndóidib ┐ á nglacaib, SG 272 . gur bheansad dóide feola a corpoibh a cheile handfuls (?), ZCP x 289 . dodracha caipiri `fists of copper', ITS xvii 113 . cnagaire dóide `a knocker ', Ó Bruad. ii 234 .

pn As sobriquet: Ailderg Dóit is leis ar thūs doronait failge ōir im doitib, Rawl. 147a27 . Allerg Doat, ZCP viii 302 . Enna Dóit, Lec. 52a43 . mic Enna Dóit, ITS xv 48 . mac Enna Doat, Rawl. 154b2 . Mael Doid . . . i cnocaib Maele Doaid, Arch. Hib. ii 83 (?).

Compds. ¤buinne: curro cuir comfota dótbuindi dedhlaeich do crund na cruisigi treimit ` champion's armlet ', Grail 884 . ¤chirrad: mo dóit-chirradh, MR 306 . ¤chleth: dóidchleatha meor-laga ` trellis-hand ', Keat. Poems 101 . ¤gel: ben dían d. white-armed , MacCongl. 97 . duine d., Metr. Dinds. iii 108 . ¤lám arm: roiadhadar na dodlamha doleonta . . . tar na dromannaibh, CF 205 ; 357 . snadhmaid na dóidlámha tar chaoldromannaibh a chéile, Oss. iii 94 . Cf. doé láime, lám dói above. ¤lebar long-armed: fri Domhnall d., MR 110 ; 116 , 182 . ¤lethan broad-fisted (?): ina ndóidib détla dóidlethna, SG 265 . ¤mer: Cerball nír dúi ciar dótmer swift to strike, rash (?), LL 201b30 . ¤rig fore-arm (arm ?): rodúin a dá doitrighid im cael a droma, CCath. 2957 . rolá a dá dóitrighidh imme, Moling 8 . roiadhusdair a dha dhóidrigh, ITS v 38 . toccbuis Fer D. eter a dhoidriogaibh mora, ZCP x 297 .

? 4 doé

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ind secht ngrad ecnai, ecailsi, ord sceo dán, ni dóe (: cóe), ZCP v 499 § 9 (= ní tóe , ib. § 8? B. na f. Cf. follg. wd.).

do-soí

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Forms: toe, toi, toí, tái, tae, tó, dosoi, dosói, to-ssoi, tosoi, d-a-súi, dosoat, dosúat, thae, tosoifet, do-do-suifed, doroafath, taeiss, dosoiset, dosoither, dosoithær, dirótha, tóud

v (* to-so-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 637 ) Ipv. 2 s. toe , Corm. s.v. leithech (subj. pres.?) = toi, Corm. Y 825 . toí, LU 5666 . tái, TBC-LL¹ 6017 . tae, 6049 . tó, Corm. s.v. á ( Thr. Ir. Gl. 5 ) (subj. 3 s.?). Indic. pres. 3 s. dosoi, BCr. 33b18 . dosói, TBC-I¹ 26 LU. to-ssoi, 715 LU = tosoi, YBL. d-a-súi, LL 163b31 . 3 pl. dosoat, Sg. 209b8 ; SR 1013 . dosúat, O'Dav. 1193 . Subj. pres. 3 s. mani thae , TBC-LL¹ 6052 . Fut. 3 pl. tosoifet, RC xxvi 48 . Condit. 3. s. do-do-suifed, ZCP iii 451.28 . (with -ro-) doroafath, 27 . Pret. 3 s. taeiss, TBC-LL¹ 6024 . 3 pl. dosoiset, TBC-I¹ 2968 . Pass. pres. s. dosoither, Sg. 32a3 . dosoithær, 57a4 . Perf. pl. dirótha, Sg. 54a14 (* di-so-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 635 ). Vn. see below.

I Trans. turns

(a) In lit. sense, of direction: taei do láim go faén ale hold out thy hand with upturned palm, TBC-LL¹ 6017 , cf. 6024 . tōi lethaig fōin fris . . . .i. tōi lossait faon fris .i. fon tairr put a kneading-board flat under it, Corm. Y 825 . tosōi-som clār clē a charpait fri hEmain, TBC-I¹ 715 , cf. 2968 . dosói faobhar fri Feargal turns his blade against F., TFrag. 42 . dasúi Flathgius . . . a gnúis ri gáir écomlaind, LL 163b31 . Fig. duine dosūi (dusói, v.l.) a anmain fadessin do betha, ce méd anmain doróafath? Dōine an domain uile . . . do-dosūifed do bethae, ZCP iii 451 .

(b) With I N-, turns, changes (into): dosoat Eoldai tinfed i ndigaim gl. solent . . . in digamma convertere aspirationem, Sg. 209b8 . dí guttai ḟodlaidi dirótha ind have been converted into it, 54a14 . gabais a nathraig . . . noscroith, nodosái i fleisc turns it into a rod, SR 3863 .

Cf. further: frisin comort dosúat na mná ó lámaibh `the clapping which women make', O'Dav. 1193 .

II Intrans. turns (prob. orig. reflex.): ? mani má do á, tó, Corm. Y 70 (.i. mina maidi do carr ticfa, Eg.). tae ille a mo phopa F. turn hither, TBC-LL¹ 6049 = toi, TBC-I¹ 3624 . dosoí dond orient gl. conversus ad orientem, BCr. 33b18 . imsoat, dosoat . . . cech leth fo chricha Pardais (of rivers), SR 1013 . asói dosoi uaim fri fraig, IT i 97 (Sc. M.). dasoí frisint óclach, ZCP ix 192 . tosoifet fria sruthu sruthlinne streampools will turn against streams (i.e. will flow back), RC xxvi 48 . toaidh Gold forsin amar turns to lamenting (?), ZCP viii 105 (B. na f.). dosái forsna cethra turns on, attacks (of a dog), Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 30 . Note also: intan dosói int ara forsin carpat turns the chariot, TBC-I¹ 26 ; and: tōi forsna heochu isin (asin LU, sic leg.) 1190 . telaig dofrithisi.

III Perh. also bears, brings forth , see 1 tóaid and vn. tóud (Gwynn, Ériu xi 150 ). Cf. iar soudh a laoigh (of a cow), O'Dav. 1499 .

for-nessa

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Forms: fornessae, fosnessa, for-da[t]-nesiub-sa, fortatnaesabsu

v ā strikes, kicks, tramples (?): fornessa a orddain she hits his great toe RC xi 452 = fornessae, ZCP iii 255.1 . fornessa sleig culind ... hi coiss Con Culaind he drives a holly-stake into C.'s leg (?) LU 6021 = fosnessa sleig, TBC-LL¹ 2187 . easairg F.B. sleig ... a bond ... do, Eg. 93 . fut. for-da[t]-nesiub-sa [fortatnaesabsu, Eg.] fri glasleca inn atha I will crush thee against IT ii2 246 ( YBL 55b29 ). Fig. spurns: fornesa cerd n-eiccsi, Ériu xiii 14.2 (= fornesa ceird n-eicsi .i. dobeir tainsimh for eladhain na n-eces, O'Dav. 861 ). Cf. ad-nesa ceird n-é., Ériu xiii 19.5 (the gl. 56.1 seems to belong to the latter).

2 ingen

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Forms: ingen, inga, ingu, -ingin, hingin, ingni, ingne, hingne, ingine, ingin, ingnea, ingni, ingne, ingní, ingne, ingen, ingean, -ingned, hingnib, inginibh, inga, ionga

n ā, f. n s. ingen, Sg. 46b13 . Laws iv 90.y Comm. inga, Fél.² lxxvii 16. ingu, Laws iii 352.7 Comm. -ingin, Anecd. i 8.7 . a s. go hingin , ZCP xii 387 § 11. g s. ingni, ingne, LU 6551 - 2 . na hingne , Laws iii 352.3 Comm. ingine, iv 146.5 Comm. d s. do ingin , Sg. 217a7 . n p. inna ingnea , Ml. 87b11 . ingni, IT i 120.3 . ingne, BS 32.x. v p. a gerr-ingní , IT iii 102.21 . a p. ingne, i 79.46 . g p. ingen, SR 888. ingean, Anecd. i 38 § 104. -ingned, IGT Decl. ex. 1403. d p. dona hingnib , Gild. Lor. 197 n. d'inginibh , O'Curry 1161 (< H 3.18, p. 461ab ). Mid. Ir. inga, Mod. Ir. ionga. See IGT Decl. § 54. 11 .

(a)

(Of people) a nail (of finger or toe ) ; (of birds or beasts) hoof, claw, talon ; a (metal) nail: dona hingnib gl. ung[u]es, Gild. Lor. n.197. cruba, cróga ingne, Sbuir, Eg. Gl. 123. i.¤ ab ung[u]e , O'Mulc. 720. inna ingnea mmoitha gl. tenerae ungulae, Ml. 87b11 . cróa [man. al.] i.¤ `a hoof, a nail,' Sg. 46b13 . do ingin gl. ad ung[u]em, 217a7 . cét n-i.¤ for cach oen baiss, SR 888. ni chorcu m'ingne, IT i 79.46 . inga mor bui fuirri amal ingin chon (explanation of name Coningen), Fél.² lxxvii 16. secht meōir cechtar a dā lām co ngabāil ingni sebaicc co forgobāil ingne griūin ar cach nāi fo leith dīb, TBC-I¹ 2036. lon Droma Seghsa ... | fúair bás i crobaib m'ingean (Hawk of Achill speaking), Anecd. i 38 § 104. congeil i.¤ fri fiacail `a nail rates with a tooth,' Laws iv 90.y Comm. ma ro benad barr a meoir o bun na hingne, iii 352.3 Comm. mas o duban suas ro benad de a ingu, eiric bain beime ann, ocus ingu eit don timpanach ar son aithgina `if it was from the black upwards his nail was cut off him ... and a wing-nail (shall be given) to the harper by way of compensation,' 352.7 Comm. caithchi cethra tra ... caitche a n-ingine, ocus caitce a n-adhairce the trespasses of their hooves ..., iv 146.5 Comm. ingni corcra córi cruindgéra lé, TBC-LL¹ 212. go ro bertsatar ingni na tarb ferchubat fir i talmain é arna bás, 6155 . ō mullach mo baisti go hingin mo coisi, ZCP xii 387 § 11. do ráinig tríd an móin ...gan ingne a eachadh dfhliuchadh, ii 556.11 . asbert in rí a chorp uile do scerdiud o ingnib iairn, LB 279a53 . Hirusan atach n-ingne .i. in uair bis in luch isin froighidh ni bi aigi-sium acht gabail da ingnibh don froighidh `the attack of claws,' Tromd. Guaire 738 - 40 . níor deargadh le hingnibh each | ... do leirg dtonnbháin, DDána 68 § 4. ná bí gan ionga a gcúl do chomharsan, Gadelica i 128.615 . cosa ... con n-ingnibh lángera leoganda, Stair Erc. 1237. ag gearradh an ghaiste dá ngobaibh ┐ dá n-ingnibh, TSh. 3910. giodh bé ar bhith roinneas a n-ionga `whatsoever parteth the hoof,' Levit. xi 3. In phr. ingen forbairte (?) (disease) quittor (?): d’eslainte cos tosuigh na n-ech ... inga forbairte , Celtica ii 34 § 9 , cf. 50 § 12 . don ingin forbairte. ┐ is maith a’ leiges air a fennad ┐ a nighi d’fual brén go cenn 3 la ł 4, ┐ a nighi d’fhúal úr o tsin amach. ┐ is maith a’ leiges air a losgad ina tighib fiara ┐ a nighi d’fual bren gach laei o tsin amach 'concerning inga forbairte [? quittor]. A good treatment for it is to lance [?] it, and wash it with stale urine for three or four days, and wash it with fresh urine from that on. Another good treatment is to burn it in transverse lines and afterwards to wash it daily with stale urine' 38 § 15 , ( 52 § 18 ). But cf. don ída forbaide (furbuigi, v.l.) .i. eslainti fhasas ar na hechaib os cinn a n-ingin, Celtica xvii 115 § 6 .

As npr. : I.¤ ┐ Ette (names of two birds), IT iii 243.248 .

Legal : ingen ar méraib the name given to descendants beyond the son of the great great grandson, i.e. collateral kin beyond the third cousins ( BBCS xxxvii 138 n. 6 ): ite fine cacha tuaithe, geilfine, deirbfine ... glasfine, i.¤ ar meraib, Laws iv 282.z . i.¤ ¤ ar meraib ... dedlaid fri fine, conranna-side finnteda on med addaimther i fini `it separates from the family, but it obtains a share of the family land, inasmuch as it is acknowledged as of the family,' 286.1 . is si in derbhfine amuil ro gabh bruinne in duine ... ┐ is í in innfine amuil ro gabhsat na da. dorn, ┐ isí in i.¤ ar a méruibh amuil ro gabhsat méra ┐ ingne, O'D. 548 (< H 3.17, c. 436 ). óthá athair ┐ mac co senathair for cūlo ┐ frithrusc a frithisi coruici i.¤-ar-mēraibh, Ériu i 215.17 . Somet. found without `ar méraib' : cion brathar for brathair ... ┐ cion indua for innua, ┐ cin ingne (.i. a da mac side) for ingin, O'Curry 2293 (< Eg. 88, fo. 22aa ).

(b) a clove of garlic: mad fir-caindend, se hingni dec cacha bairgine `if it be real garlic there are sixteen cloves to each cake,' Laws v 40.11 . dobretha mid ┐ ingne lossa di co ndeirgenae a ruidiud `mead and cloves of leeks were given to her until she blushed,' RC xx 284.13 (ACC). ingne gairleoige do berbadh ar uisge, 23 K 42, p. 354.4 - 6 .

COMPDS. ¤bóthur hoof-track: ar slicht in tṡluaig ┐ i n-ingenbothur na tánad, TBC-LL¹ 4930. ¤chruinn having rounded nails: bas i. fa cael croind | Mael finnEchlainn cas Conoill, Irish Texts ii 10 § 31 . having rounded hoofs: le heach n-i., L. Cl. A. B. 99.170 . ag ríadh sdéd n-ingeanchruinn n-óg, IGT Decl. ex. 1689. ¤derg having red nails: sduadh inghin-dearg abhramhall, DDána 49 § 12. ¤ḟota : Aimirgin ingen-fota .i. di ingin foda buí foru meor, O'D. 412 (< H 3.17, col. 314 ). ¤gér sharp-clawed: srónmhael ... ingingher slemain ... geirfhiaclach ... (of a cat), Tromd. Guaire 768. sharp-hoofed: ó chroibmearlúdh bhoirrthe each n-ingeinghéar, DDána 70 § 13. gan graifne ar ngreagh n-inginghéar, Measgra D. 51.42 . ¤glain having gleaming nails: Fallec is Iachtan cen ail | da mac Ebeir ingenglain, Rawl. 77a37 . ¤glaine gleaming of claws: lór ingeanghlaine na n-éan, Aithd. D. 9 § 7.

2 labar

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adj o,ā. Also perh. labair (different wd., Stokes ACL ii 401 ).

(a) as adj. talkative, arrogant, boastful : níptha l.¤ et nípad romór notbocctha `thou shouldst not be arrogant ( Thes. ii 417 ) and thou shouldst not boast overmuch', Wb. 5b32 . dind aithiuch l.¤ , Ml. 58c6 . Luimnech, l.¤ (leabar, v.l.) in láech-airm (-ainm, v.l.) proud, Metr. Dinds. iii 274.54 . ni fresnesea co labur / ni aisneisea co glórach, LU 3481 ( SCC 26 ). nī l.¤, nī tōe tūathe torc, Corm. Y 87.5 . elta druiti labor `loud' (glossary), MU² 466 . ba-sa labor sochaide `talkative among many' Tec. Corm. § 7.8 . ba l.¤ fri labra `be talkative with the talkative', § 30.6 . labra écundla (of women), § 15.50 . nárbat . . . brégach, / nárbat l.¤ , Acall. 596 . bean labhar, IGT Decl. § 116 . úathad mbriathar nád labair, Ériu iii 96 § 2 . labair .i. suilbir, ut est cerd labair laidhich, O'Dav. 1161. Of the sea: is l.¤ tonn mara máir, Otia i 125 § 15 . co ler labhar glossed cus an muir labharthaigh no gloraigh, Leb. Gab.(i) i 94.y . Cf. ni l.¤ rithete, Ériu xi 49.5 . locax ┐ fiach .i. labar (sic leg.) O'Mulc. 790. Cf. labra a n-eiti their cattle are noisy(?), TBC-I¹ 3447 (rhetoric).

Superl.: is laibhre na linn is doimhne, IGT Decl. ex. 1878 = Abstr. Nouns ex. 1026.

(b) Perh. as subst. of some kind of dog: do tochus ollaman . . . da choin aice .i. lobur thafaind .i. tae labras ac tafand ┐ milchu, O'Curry 238 ( H 3.18, 133 ). Cf. O'D. 2301 ( Rawl. B506, 29b ).

Compds. ¤chenn. As sobriquet of Philip the brother of Herod: Pilip Labar-chend a ainm-side .i. fer amra no-labrad fír, PH 824 . Pilib labarceand, Ériu iv 174 § 5 . ¤gáeth: in leo luthmar laburgaeth `wise and proud', Metr. Dinds. iii 250.116 . ¤glan: do Fhland labarglan fer leiginn Cluanu M.N. of pure speech, Anecd. ii 74.16 . ¤glorach: gach aon as dubh, as labhar-ghlorach, MS. Mat. 579.39 . ¤thonn. In n.loc.: d'Inber Labarthuinde ré hEirinn aníar, Acall. 6049.

ladar

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n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 37.

(a) fork or space between the fingers or between the thumb and the rest of the hand; grip, grasp . Freq. with follg. g p. glac, lám: na hēisi ina ladair riam sair, TBC-I¹ 3399 . not gēbsa im . . . ladair co mmebsat t'asnai, LU 6092 ( TBC-I¹ 1620 ). imscothis iarom na fertse culind tria ladra a glac, LU 5260 ( TBC-I¹ 784 ). nos tairṅged tria ladraib a choss ┐ a lám, TBC-LL¹ 1409 . tria ladraib mo lám rolass / a grád imm anmain attas love for him which swells in my soul has shone through the spaces between my fingers (referring to love of God obtained when fingers were held over face in prayer), LL 15405 . illadair a mugairnd, Cog. 196.3 . ar sgoltadh ladhra a ghlac do mhu[gh]dhorn a chloidhimh, Ériu i 87.2 . ro ḟriotháiledsiomh a ndennoibh a glac ┐ a lámh ┐ a ladhar uile íad (i.e. spears), ITS v 138.4 . tuillidh sí ar lár a ladhra / gallgha 's as lán dí a derna, IGT Decl. ex. 967 . eirridecht co tri fa tetaib .i. . . . tet ana gabul ┐ tet ceachtar do da ladhair, ┐ dul do ar in fairrgi amlaid sin, O'Curry 1875 ( 23 P 23, 21a ). bradán . . . i ngach ladhair leis `in each of his forks', Misc. Hag. Hib. 111. 25 . = bradan gacha ladhra lais / eter cois is laimh leabhair, 118.23 .

(b) space between the toes . Of casting the Gae Bolgae: gaibt[h]i Cú cona ladair, TBC-I¹ 2689 . illadair ra teilgthea, TBC-LL¹ 3873 . tre ladhair a choisi deisi, TBC-LL¹ 3929 (St. 3256 ). ra ritháil C. illadair a chossi, TBC-LL¹ 3943 . cus na ladraib `with the toes', Gild. Lor. 196 . tolleic sis dint [ṡ]et ┐ giuil a ladair aire namma (with d s. for n s.) only his toe clung to it (of climbing down cliff), RC xi 452.3 . ó ladhair a choisi có [a] urla from top to toe , Acall. 1917 . do-chúaidh in brat sleamhuin slán / dhi go ladhair a láodagán, Duan. F. i 334 § 16 . a ladhair an lúdaigén, A IV 3, 814.4 .

(c) Extended applications. Of a bird's claws: a chāith līn i lladair fiaich (lagair, laghar v.l.) `wisp of flax in a raven's talons' Bruchst. i 30 § 67 ( IT iii 80 § 54 ). Of branches of tree: lem . . . ┐ di laidir a oinboin ass, Trip.² 916 . amal bad i ind [fh]idbad . . . rothuited i ladraib glac ┐ i llamaib aroili, TTebe 2810 . Of a warrior: in ladhar gé tá ar dtoitim, Magauran 742 . Of the teeth of a comb: cír aga cur a cend Adhna / míl seng dubh gach ladhra lé, IGT Decl. ex. 967.

Compd. ? ¤gair: as glas . . . bái for ladargair in ichtair tuaiscirt in muide, Hib. Min. 66 § 9.

1 linn

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Forms: linne, linn, linni, lind, linni, linne, linni, linne, linde, linneadh, lind, linni, linde, linnid, lindigh, linni, linde, línte, linnte, linni, linniu, linne, linti, linnib, linib, lintib, lind

n f., g s. linne a d s. linn and linni, -e: frequently attracted to dental stems. Somet. confused with 2 linn and taken by Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 37 to be the same word (see also Vendryes, Études Celt. vii 16. Murphy Lyrics s.v. 1 linn ): [feb] amluidset co leth lenna, Dinds. 5 . bíd écne brecc il-lind lán (: findbán), Imr. Brain 27 § 54 . So usually in class. verse: long Naoi ó gach linn do lionn from sea to sea, DDána 107.21 , etc.

n s. lind, Sg. 102a2 , Thes. ii 231.23 . l.¤ , i 4.24 . a s. linni, TBFr. 199. linne, Thes. ii 335.33 . g s. linni, LL 311b32 . linne, Ériu xvii 70.y . linde, Laws i 140.16 Comm . linneadh, IGT Decl. exx. 468 , 2121 . d s. l.¤ , Lism. L. 913. lind, Irish Texts i 18.31 . Hy. v 65. linni, Ériu xvii 76.3 . linde, BCC 423. linnid, TBC-LL¹ 1234. Ériu xvii 76.2 . lindigh, Dinds. 26. n pl. linni, SR 493. linde, Metr. Dinds. iii 82.51 . Ériu ii 110.y . línte, BB 420a20 . linnte, DDána 73.1 . a pl. linni, LU 6212. linniu, 6098 . linne, Airne F. 36. linti, Cog. 188.2 . d pl. linnib, Hy. ii 27. linib, LU 6628. lintib, TTebe 1910 . g du. lind, Fél. June 3 . IGT Decl. § 191 , § 96 (m.).

(a) Of water pool, lake : l.¤ insen óc hÍurúsalem cach rí . . . gaibés fláithíus . . . fóthrúichthir esin lindsen, Thes. i 4. 24 . 25 . lind fothraicthe gl. therma, Rawl. B 503 fo. 7a (Plummer MS. notes). in t[h]erma .i. hi l.¤ nó hi fothrugud, RC xviii 385.26 . is lind lán cach n-áth, RC ix 127.3 . ar bhruach linne ní luighe sioc, L. Cl. A. B. 241.114 .

Of mill-pond: co rolad i llinne in muilind, Thes. ii 335.33 . asin linne, 36 . clad linne muilind `the ditch of a mill-pond', Ériu xvii 70.y . i tir na linne, Laws i 140.15 Comm . iarna bhadhadh a l.¤ in muilinn, Lism. L. 913.

Of pools of blood: aildiu maigib mag da cheo / immaluadet linni cró, LL 275b44 . línta fola, BB 420a20 . linnti fola, Comp. CC 105.12 . arna lintib fala, TTebe 1910 .

Of bodies of water or liquid in general: a fil do lindibh isin domun, etir niula ┐ srotha ┐ aibhne ┐ muire, Ériu ii 134.8 . atat . . . teora linde do muir immon mbith (i.e. subterranean, terrestrial and sea of fire), Ériu ii 110.y . tig do chreideamh Caitreach fíona / . . . sreath do linntibh fuairbhreath faoi, PBocht 18.25 .

(b) sea, ocean : docunnuicc an loingin ar lar na linne, ZCP vi 297.31 . ? cethri meic in laich do'n lind, MacCarthy 146.1 . triall anaibhseach ag linn láin `a vast sea makes a faring terrible', PBocht 11A.3 .

(c) Fig. uses: a lionn nach aithbhe gan iasg (of Christ), Aithd. D. 51.1 . a l.¤ na n-uile ana, Ériu ix 10.107 . l.¤ mhaighre mhóir (of Virgin Mary), Aithd. D. 82.10 . a l.¤ lán nimhe na naomh (of Christ), A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiii 6 . do ní sinn suaimhneach i-se / do l.¤ uaibhreach fheirgese, DDána 88.19 . téid lionn bádha bainríoghna / os cionn trágha a throimdhíoghla, Aithd. D. 60.4 . croidhe is lomnán do l.¤ oinigh, 31.40 . rinn ar macnais-ne go mear / ón l.¤ atmhair-se im aigneadh, DDána 80.41 . l.¤ grás fam luing do leathnuigh, 48.32 . l.¤ lúidh, Aithd. D. 67.19 .

(d) In phrases: ina l.¤ láin in tranquillity : coicceadh Uladh ina l.¤ lain, ina thopar thecht . . . gan guais catha, AFM vi 2142.11 (cf. iv 1208.12 ). gá pláigh ar nar chinn an chreidimh (leg. chréidhim) / 'n-a l.¤ láin d'Éirinn dá éis (of death of Laoghaire, Patrick's opponent), PBocht 10.19 . do bhí an bhochtacht 'n-a l.¤ láin, DDána 52.2 . do bhiadh Éire 'na l.¤ láin, TD 18.10 . tar l.¤ over the sea : goill dom athchur 's dom arguin / rom thug go Labháin tar l.¤ , DDána 90.5 . dar luidh tar l.¤ , Content. x 12 . inghion ríogh Lundon tar l.¤ , L. Cl. A. B. 204.27 . uch a Dhé mo lorg tar lionn (: aifrionn), Studies 1927, 86 § 5 .

Compds. With nouns: ¤bla explained as water-boundary: línd bla .i. crich íncoisce uisce aba no locha no tiprait, Laws iv 144.1 Comm . ¤loch: um lionnloch Laoigh, L. Cl. A. B. 247.123 . ¤mag: ar sgáth liondmhoighe L. `well-watered plain of L.', O'Hara 1700 . ¤muir sea: foidis Noe in colum riglan / uad for in l. n-allmár, SR 2566 . ¤ogam `riverpool Ogham', Auraic. 5680 . ¤torad: do líonsad Eire gan anadh / do lacht is do lionn-taradh `liquor-produce' (fish?), ML 4.z . ¤uisce: co fúair lochrad lind-usci, Metr. Dinds. iii 450.4 . in loch . . . lindusci. Mer. Uil. 74.

With adjj.: ¤amnas having angry pools : for in lochmuir lindamnas, LL 1345 . ¤bán: fan leirg . . . lionnbháin, DDána 70.15 . ¤brecc: ás (= ós) ḟargi leth[i]n lindbricc, TBC-LL¹ 4131. ¤búan: asa loch-laind lionn-búain, BNnÉ 175.16 . ¤ḟoirbthe: bha fhonn lionnfhoirbhthe Line, L. Cl. A. B. 144.164 . ¤garb: aran sruth lethan linn-garb, BNnÉ 172.14 . ¤glan: ic lochaib lind-glanaib, Dinds. 128 . ¤glas: ar brúach an locha lindglais, Ériu v 90.23 . ¤maigrech with pools abounding in salmon : go Nem lind-maighrigh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 161.20 . ¤tana with shallow lakes: um ghort lionntana Laighean, DDána 117.5 . ¤ tóe : of silent pools : ón Mhodhairn lachnaigh lionntaoi, 65.17 . ¤úaine having green pools : do loch linnghlas l., BS § 49 . ¤úar of cool pools : co coiced Lagen lindhuar, Fing. R. 832.

lútucán

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Forms: lóetanán, litanán, lútaingén, lugdagán, laídicán, laodagán

n o, m. = lútu. Also lóetanán, litanán, lútaingén, lugdagán, laídicán, laodagán: mēr tanaise a loetanán the finger next to his little finger, Trip.² 1480 . scothais Cormac in láidican de, Fél. 156.35 . cuiredh cach aenduine a lúdacán ina chlúais, Maund. 204 . a préim an láidigáin at the root of the little finger, O'Gr. Cat. 287.25.32.34 . cinn l.¤ a clainne feissin do thescadh sí (luddaingen, ludican, lughdagan v.ll.) (of Eithne Uathach), Cóir Anm. 170 . benais C. cend a lúdacáin (sic leg.) de, BCC 288.7 . a ladhair an lúdaigén | ann ghabhas cuisle an chridhe 'the main artery goes to the division of the little finger' Ériu xix 102 § 22 . Cf. lethfat 1 leithet (leg. leithet) buna in litanain, Laws ii 232.23 Comm .

Also little toe : go ladhair a láodagán `to the forking of her little toe ' (Glossary), Duan. F. ii 334 § 16.

mem(m)ar

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Forms: memmor, membur, meamair, memru, meamur, memor

n o, n. and m. (Lat. membrum) memmor, LL 284a12 . n p. membur, Thes. ii 246.6 . meamair, Laws v 6.25 Comm. a p. memru, iii 34.2 (text).

A limb, member ,

(a) in older texts in fig. sense; in Laws a member of a community (often tenant of a chief, who is figuratively styled cend): oire nundem membur uile du Dea we all are members unto God, Thes. ii 246.6 ( Cambr. 37d ), where the legal sense is perhaps implied. cach memar dia chind choir (let) each member (pay) to its proper head, Laws iii 26.5 . fofuaslaice flaith ┐ fine ┐ eaclas . . . cach n[d]ochar focerdtar [sic leg.] for a meamra, iv 54.5 . ii 278.19 . ni dorata flaith no eclais dia memraib techtaib, v 314.18 . arfeith cend a memra a head has precedence over its members, O'Mulc. 103.

(b) in physical sense: m.¤ .i. mēr ut est . . . im memur laime no coise (i.e. finger or toe ), O'Dav. 1263. ACL iii 311.2 . Esp. of the membrum virile: meamur [memor v.l.] congna [congaib v.l.] ferrdha fir, Forus Foc. 46. meamar .i. ball fearrdha, O'Cl. Of a woman: fri memar a cuirp, O'Dav. 1263. Cf. also LL 284a12 = ZCP xviii 92.1 .

1 mér

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Forms: mér, meraib, meóir, meór, méra, mér

n o, m., n d. in da mér , Thes. ii 249.11 (Sg. Incant.). d p. meraib, 245.37 (Cambr. Hom). mér o, m., IGT Dec. § 61 , g s. meóir, d s. meór, n a p. na méra (but: trí méra is meóir énlámha, ex. 1472 ), g p. mér.

A digit, finger ; m.¤ coise a toe . mer laime, gl. digitus, Ir. Gl. 465. mer coisi, gl. articulus, 466 . na mera, gl. digitos, Gild. Lor. 167. dona .x. meraib, ib. 169 . remithir dóit láma neich aile cach mér día méraib, FB 91. ar barr gach meoir da meraibh, CF 213. cona méur (= digito), Lat. Lives 29. domrimart . . . co n-óenmeór isin richis, LU 9453. in gai ro bai for a meor, Aen. 2131. secht meóir cechtar a dá choss. secht meóir cechtar a dá lám, LU 6550 = TBC-I¹ 2034 , TBC-LL¹ 2723. ro in[ṡ]orchaigset a chúic meúir in mag, Trip. 126.11 = a chuicc mer, Lat. Lives 17. a tri mēir in Dūileamain . . . atāt ōs mo mullach, ZCP xiii 179.12 . is bec naro chomraicset mera a choss (of two opposing hosts), TFerbe 329 . cumad mera na cos amuil mera na lam, Laws iii 350.14 . forácaib folliucht a mer forsan ailig, PH 6353. ata slícht a meor indti, BCC § 122. Used as measure: tri duirnn ┐ da mer a fada, RC xviii 32.30 , cf. AFM ii 996.10 . tri meir a tiget, Laws ii 238.16 . cia tiget na saille? Tri meoir, LB 260b19 . Cf. O'Dav. 807. gurab écen m.¤ dot mūnad ind-airecd may a finger be needed to point thee out in the assembly (= mayst thou be an object of scorn), Fél. 96.15 (cf. Lat. monstrare digito). gurab eiccin meur fair . . . inn aireacht dia mūnadh, BNnÉ 305 § 19. múinidh sé le n-a mhéuruibh (of a graceless person), Proverbs vi 13. cuir do mher id bheul, Luc. Fid. 388.3 (a sign of discomfiture, cf. colloquial Eng. `put your finger in your eye'). Specifically of the thumb : gabais iarom a mér ina bēolu, RC xxv 344 § 1 (cf. dobert Finn a hordain ina bēolo, RC xxv 348 § 4 ). meilid smit ind aue iter a dā mer, Corm. Y § 149 .

ingen ar méraib `the nail on the fingers', legal term denoting the lowest division of `fine' or family-group , Laws iv 282.19 ; 286.1 . ranntair óthá athair . . . for cúlo ┐ frithrusc a frithisi coruici ingen-ar-méraibh, Ériu i 215.17 . co hua ┐ iarmu . . . co ingin ar meraib, vii 166.14 .

Compds. With adj. follg., with — fingers, — fingered: ¤chrom(m) crooked-fingered ; as sobriquet: Eogan Mérchrom a quo Cenél Mérchroim, ZCP viii 328.31 , cf. LL 347c44 . ¤ḟota long-fingered (-toed): cuilen merfota, IT iii 72 § 29. ¤gel: on mnaoi mérghil, ZCP viii 109 § 8. ¤ṡeng slender-fingered , freq. epithet of noble persons: Mercuur merseng, BB 412a14 . in méirṡeang mín, ZCP viii 229.14 . ingen Máine mérṡeing, Metr. Dinds. iv 4. don mhnai mhéirshing, SG 68.41 . días méirseng, Ériu ii 164.7 .

In Mod.Ir. such compds. are occas. formed with meór-, meóir-: meoradhbhaill, Ó Bruad. iii 48 § 10 v.l. meoirliosta ` hand-sluggish ', 92.7 .

3 ord(d)

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n o, m. variant form of 1 ordu thumb, great toe : a du. bíi Ququlaind a di ord lama ┐ a di ortt coisse, ZCP viii 120.21 . ? [a] ttempall Fochard ata ord Aodha Róin ` thumb ', TFrag. 58.17 .

ordóg

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n f. (1 ordu) a thumb; a great toe . inad i ndelaighenn in ordog risin traigh, O'Dav. 715. a n-alt medonach na hórdóigi, O'Gr. Cat. 298.26. ar ordóig a láimhe . . . ┐ ar ordóig a ccoise, Exodus xxix 20. pl. ordóga a lámh ┐ a gcos, Judges i 7. Donnchad na n-ordóg (nickname), AU iii 420.10 .

1 ordu

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n n, f. a thumb or great toe : orddu lámae, gl. pollex, Sg. 68b13 . ordu na coisi amhuil órdu na laime, Laws iii 350.16 . co ruige deil n-ordan (.i. co bun i ndeiligenn in ordu risin traigid), iv 112.14 , 114.2 , cf. O'Dav. 715. ordnasc óir im ordain cach ae, BDD 119. ordu Thomais . . . i toeb Críst, LB 177 m. sup. naiscc for ordan [leg. ordain?] mo lamha, ZCP xii 391.5 = ordain, Reeves Ad. 272.13 (Brussels MS.); for story see Fél. 156.31 fg. and BCC § 276 , in both of which a little finger (ludacán) is substituted for the thumb; in § 15 of the poem for: mh'ordan lát ordan it chill, ZCP xii 391 (i.e. our cults shall be jointly celebrated in thy church), the Brussels MS. (Reeves 272 y) reads: m'ordan lam' ordain my cult as well as my thumb (shall be preserved). tuc a ordain fó a dét, Acall. 203. a du. co ro etarsccarsat lēighe a dí ordain fris cut off his great toes, Hugh Roe 24.15 (f. 7 a) , cf. AFM vi 1926.21 . Later supplanted by ordóg. See also 3 ord(d).

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