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7 a

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 7 a or dil.ie/8
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Forms: a, a, a, a, a, a, a, á, as, as, assin, asind, as, as, as, as, as, ast, assa, asa, asar, as, assa, asa, asum, essiut, ass, as, es, essi, esse, eissi, esti, eisti, este, aiste, essib, eissib, esib, estib, eistib, asta, asa

prep. with dat., geminating out of, from . In O.Ir. glosses frequ. á (see Celtica ii 239 - 40 ). See GOI § 834 . The usual form before nouns is a: a corin[tib], Wb. 7c18 . a ppecad, 3b3 . a persin, 4c23 . a rrath, 12a7 . a rrangabáil, Sg. 196b5 . a llatin, Ml. 3a15 . a mmedón, Tur. 72 . á óensonaib, Wb. 12a10 . In later lang. also as(s): as talomh, Fl. Earls 112.29 . as Éirinn, Rel. Celt. ii 182.13 (see Desid. xxxiv ). Before proclitics as(s). With article: assin folud, Wb. 9c10 . asind óinrainn, Sg. 197a17 . as tír, BDD² 435 . as tig, 544 . Note also: as cech ṡét, Thes. ii 320.3 .

With poss. adj. 1 s. as mo chuimriug, Wb. 23b7 . 2 s. as do, Sc.M² 11 . ast, 12 . 3 s. assa, Wb. 2c7 . 20d13 . asa, 25d16 . 1 pl. asar, Wb. 15c24 . 2 pl. as for, LU 8551 (H) ( FB 41 ). 3 pl. assa, MU² 276 . asa, 390 .

With suffixed pron. 1 s. asum, ZCP vi 285.8 . 2 s. essiut, RC xiv 188.z . 3 s. m. and n. ass, Wb. 29b15 . as, Ml. 36c20 . es, RC xxv 346 § 2 . 3 s. f. essi, Ml. 85c14 . esse, 113d2 , 131c14 . eissi, Sg. 196b2 . esti, PH 197 . eisti, BDD² 1405 . este, ZCP vi 81.4 . aiste, TSh. 4477 . 3 pl. essib, Wb. 12a10 , b23 . Ml. 87b18 . eissib, Sg. 190a1 . esib, 51b11 . estib, PH 2878 . eistib, ML² 1478 . asta, TSh. 2791 .

With rel. as(s)a n-: asatoróimed, Wb. 11a19 . See GOI § 834 , IGT Introd. § 100 (25.12) .

I Expressing motion, out of, from: oc techiud a rroí, Críth G. 539 . co rróimid topar husci ass, Trip.² 93 . fuil totmad (leg. totma(e)?) a crann a wound sustained in falling from a tree, Laws v 362.z . in ti bis for imrama a inad d'inad from place to place, Laws iv 36.12 Comm. coillti an talman do thuitim as a premaibh will be uprooted, RC xxviii 312 § 9 . luid fer a cath, BColm. 94.15 . facbuid-si asin tir-si leave this land, RC xiv 56 § 69 . na fuirighedh a Temraig ach imthiged asti co hobann, Ériu iii 170 § 29 . co cuala géim bó ic tiachtain al-loch Ṡithgail `out of Loch S.', Dinds. 155 ( RC xvi 270 ). rosái assen dia thigh, RC xviii 184.28 . atracht focétóir in marb a bás, RC ii 390 z . no ássad bolgg corcra assa etun a purple blister would grow out of his forehead, Ériu iv 32.3 . With impers. vb. ní thig asta `they do not shrink' (of shoes), O'Rah. xviii 24 . Without accompanying verb: do rigne Dia firt . . . .i. in topur husci asin talmain, Trip.² 96 . cúiseach bind asa bēalaibh sweet piping from her lips, Ériu iv 174. § 8 . asa tuaisciurt inda deiscert `(to go) from the North (of it) to the south (of it)', Mon. Tall. 133. 22 (§ 17) . do chuir se iarraidh ar thigerna A. . . . as Eirinn chuige `sent to the laird of A. to come to him from Ireland', Rel. Celt. ii 182.13 .

In complement of object of transitive verbs: with various transitive verbs (see also under several vbs.): tóbe uitiorum assa anmin `the cutting of vice out of his soul', Wb. 2c7 . aní asatorbatha `that out of which they have been cut', 5b39 . . . . benus do ṡūil as do chinn, ACL iii 308, z . ni béram ass gl. nec aufferre quid possimus ( 1 Timothy vi 7 ), Wb. 29b15 . dobert . . . dí báe déc . . . assint shíd, TBFr. 6 . an ghairbhiachtach . . . chuirid asta which they emit, TSh. 6705 . tarslaic Petrum a slabreid released Thes. ii 304.1 (Hy. i). is as do leigi iat (of shots), as a ninat . . ., Laws iv 226.17 . atdobrarbadse a tír Hérenn you have been banished from Ireland, BDD² 416 . ar ndichur a nGall esib, Ann. Conn. 1338.4 . hoc a tafonn (ac a cur v.l.) asa gort driving it out of his field, ACL iii 2.8 . gabais . . . daur . . . assa frēnaib, Sc.M² 18 . dasrenga ais `drew it out', Mon. Tall. 150.29 (§ 61). is cían rosraeined amach / Iudaich a crīch Rōmānach, ZCP viii 115.17 . dá sraoilleadh . . . as a chéile, TSh. 5696 . di loscud a thige . . . di gait as—a leth di gait ind for stealing from it . . . for bringing stolen property into it, Críth G. 123 . tonindnaig . . . leithi in chon dó assa laim chlí gives him . . . with her left hand, RC iii 177.5 . adetha C. assa láim, 6 . do urail S. a cengal as scotaib ceathra sdet `ordered him to be bound to the tails of 4 steeds', ITS xix 100.7 . gairfidh Íosa uair nó dó / as an talmhain a dteasdó, Dán Dé xiv 9 .

Common in 3 s. n. as adv. with verbs of going, etc. tíagait ass na teachta-sin depart, Sc.M² 4 R . documlát ass do Chrúachnaib, TBFr. 42 . amal ossa is amlaid rorathatar ass they ran like deer, Ériu iii 141.208 . imsái as in mac the boy turns away, Ériu i 116 § 5 . Hence with verbs of going, etc. escapes: 'san domnach dodechaid ass / a broinn in bledhmil Ionas, Ériu iii 144 § 14 . bualadh Tairrdelbaig . . . acht cena terno som ass, RC xviii 35.27 . ní dechaidh as gan gabāil nō gan marbadh acht Sir Gyi . . ., ZCP vi 72.12 . creid nách fhuil dul as ar domhan agad ót olc shíordhuidhe, Mac Aingil 1857 . Related meanings. Dies, comes to an end: dia ndech nech dībh as `departs' (this life), Marco P. 140 . din ló dochúaid Cerball ass, RC xx. 12 § 20 . ni ragha in la-su ass `this day will not go by', CCath. 3573 . na heirig ass co madain / do deacraib rig in richid (sic leg., ed.) do not cease till morning from (recounting) the wonders of the king of heaven, Ériu v 26.22 . co n-erlai [int archaingel] a rrecht ind ríg `forsook the law', Ériu ii 108 § 22 . With other verbs in idiomatic phrases: not-ber as dom' inchaib get thee out of my sight, ZCP i 105.1 . beir as tú `escape' Keat. iii 3246 . tucsat as in oidhchi-sin co himsnímach spent that night, Fianaig. 52.17 . a bheatha do thabhairt as go measardha to lead a life of moderation, TSh. 268 . ruccsatt ass amhlaidh sin ifoimhdin aroile they continued, Hugh Roe 288.17 (fo. 76a) . ni rug og na sen a comfad-so as damh riam gan toitim lium `held out against me', ZCP vi 101.7 . cuir ass na dorchu tuccais expel the darkness thou hast brought, Anecd. iii 35.17 . ata si arna cur as anois `it is now destroyed' (of a city), Maund. 43 . a lecan as, he was set free, RC xviii 283.15 . leicem as ar n-imram let us give up, RC xxvi. 136 § 9 . leig as 'athair cease, father, Ériu iv. 51 § 7 . do lēic ech in rīgh ar a glūinibh hī . . . ┐ nīr fēdadh as hī she could not be got out of that position, ZCP xiii 182.31 . Without accompanying vb. (freq. as ipv.) ass, a duine, ar éat `get out, O man!' (be off), Fél. 184.6 . as tír duit get thee out of the land, RC xxv 24.6 . as as bhar Fraoch get hence, get hence, said F. ML 124.13 . asa sin doibh, Rel. Celt. ii 178.3 . aisidhe dhó co Tulaig na C. thence he went, ZCP xiv 259.8 . In phrase: ní has dó there is no escape for him, he has no chance of escape (see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 348 ): ma commhor th'eucht led bhriathruibh, ni has dhamhsa if your deeds are on a par with your words there is no escape for me, Luc. Fid. 344.12 . ni has dh'aoinneach aguibh there is no escape for any of you, 284.15 . nach bu has dh'iachtaranuibh no dh'uachtaranuibh, 260.22 . ní has d'Éirinn eatorra between them Ireland has no escape, DDána 92.7 . In phr. as ┐ ind: do ḟeitheam a long . . . as ┐ ind `to watch his vessels (going) out and (coming) in', Dinds. 135 ( RC xvi 142.6 ). cloictheach . . . ┐ eoin duba . . . ind ┐ as `passing into and out of it', RC xvii 394.y .

II Expressing origin, source.

(a) from, originating in: a grec anísiu `from the Greek' Sg. 148b14 . assin tein atgládastar `out of the fire he addressed him', Thes. ii 318.4 (Hy. ii). ba hingnád aisec asind inut sin (.i. a détaib in chon allaid), Trip.² 148 . in port asa n-accai Patraic inna naimtiu, 1500 . bá foderc dó . . . assa imduí, LU 8219 ( FB § 16 ). nír faei i tig as mbi eggna suillsi tenead, BDD² 175 . is hí ro hic súil ind ríg / a topor Locha Dá líg, IT i 131.29 . is a Hérind anair, MU² 513 . secht mile as so `seven miles from here', ZCP vi 295.7 . co fesamar can as tucad till we know whence it was brought, Ériu i 46.10 . ni fes can as tánic `whence it came', RC xviii 302.7 . a tírib hIndía do, PH 820 . niamh ḟíona a hór (drunk) from a gold goblet, DDána 119.25 . from (of a number out of a group): mart as gach creich, muc as gach crú, caora as gach trét, BNnÉ 265 § 230 . sé ar fichit a Huib Neill `six and twenty of the Húi Néill', RC xxiv 202. 14 . Of the ground of proof from: is follus as for ng[n]imaib ni dligthi comardad fris etir, LU 8551 ( FB 41 ). follus asna scélaib-so Colmáin it is clear from these stories about Colman, BColm. 102, 12 . is esti demniges, PH 2185 . créad is iontuigthe as sin, TSh. 161 .

With various vbs.: nī contesba banne ass `not a drop was wanting therefrom', Thes. ii 348.3 (Hy. v). a tír asa tairidnither `from the land out of which (the water) is drawn', Ériu xvii 68 § 8 . cid asa fordailtea grád túa[i]the? what is the basis of the different grades of the `túath'? Críth G. 6 . rí rodelb eisse cach ṅduil, SR 25 . asnabbrad hi sennathib `whence it was said', Fianaig. 30.13 . rofiarfaigh dib crēd asa fuaradar an cís aingid sin, RC x 185.y . gach ainm eile . . . nach sloinntear as tarbh, Maguires of F. 45 .

(b) Hence introducing the instrument or cause of an action, etc. by, with, because or by reason of: a faill do denam for being neglectful, Laws iv 50.10 . ro bendach Pátraic asa díb lámaib in Machai with his hands, Trip.² 2799 . asa réir budesin of his own accord, Ériu i 219 § 7 . as mothoil féin `of my own will', RC xiii 272.6 . nach maith dogni duine asa chorp isin domun any good thing a man does with his body, Ériu vii 172.y . Cluain maic Nois d'argain . . . a comairle Muirchertaig, on M.'s advice, RC xviii 30.25 . is a radurc atconnairc Ith . . . Slébe Irruis deiscirt, Ériu iv 142.16 . roslen Nél assa lurg, by means of his track, Metr. Dinds. iii 404.13 . cia mod as a mbrisend recht in what way, PH 2588 . do-rinne an tshoil cumhachda gáoidhilgi ortha as ar cóir do chomhardadh íad by reason of which, IGT Introd. 11.16 . lot mh'anma a silleadh na súl / do rinneadh, Dán Dé ix 4 . a caingean Dé do diúltadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1355 . mellaid mōr duini asa dath / gid buidi in t-ōr is otrach, ACL iii 238 § 16 . Note also: ragat gussin Rōimh as go ffuilēngat croch ┐ cēssadh, Fl. Earls 206.25 ; whereby they will suffer Celtica ix 117-18 . Cf. 8.18 , 170.8 . With créd: créd dorinne sí asa rabhus di marsin what she had done that they were treating her thus, Ériu v 168.82 . créad as nach adhradh . . . na dée mar chách why, Keat. ii 5393 . With adv. as: is as tugadh Nár air this is why he was called N., 3645 .

(c) Introducing the name of a language: ainm an inaidh sin . . . a Gaeidheilcc in Irish, Maund. 57 . laphruiss . . . assin bérla glan ghrécach in the pure Grecian tongue, Anecd. i 34.70 . berla na filed asa n-acaillit cach dib aroile wherein they all address each other, Auraic. 200 .

III Miscellaneous uses.

(a) In sense of attached to, compos- ed of, in etc. : amal bīs tuir már oc fulang tige ┐ illāma esti, Corm. Y 1224 . ro-lēcis gaī form-sa co-rrabae as mo scíath `so that it stuck in my shield', Sc.M² 11 . cipe [no beth] démnach asa mér no asa brága whoever was possessed by a demon in his finger or in his throat, RC ii 400 § 40 . a edach delradach . . . imi, as a ndenad idbarta do Baich `in which he was wont to offer sacrifices', TTebe 2842 . gu bhfaiceabh asin coluinn-si Dia, ITS xix 92.6 . Cf. rí sithamail asa flaithes in respect of, Rawl. B 512 fo. 69d .

(b) After vbs. expressing recognition, etc. : atgénammár asa samail in fer sin, LU 6805 ( FB 46 ). cinnas do aith[g]ēnmais in degmnái . . . asa deilb ┐ asa costud, a tlás, a fos, a féile, ZCP viii 112.22 . misi do aimsigh Eabha / as a basuibh bairrgheala / 's as a derc ramhoill raglais, Ériu iv. 112.26 - 27 . ad-mestar asa toirthib talmain, ZCP xi 94 § 33 . ? a samlaib én n-etarlúamain, LU 8628 ( FB 47 ) (rhet.).

(c) After vbs. of bathing, washing: do-dheochaid co mbricht neimhe lé do Frāech corusfothraic ás . . . a arma he bathed his weapons in it, ZCP xiii 175.6 . doluid Cuchulaind dia bualad asna huscibsin, TBC-I¹ 2742 . nocho raibi husce ocai asa ndénad in bathis, Trip.² 91 . ro tinsain usce . . . conid as ronig a derc with it he washed his eye, Dinds. 64 ( RC xv 462 ). usce asa negar Grip, ZCP iii 214.14 . roghonais mo dhalta / rodergais as t'fhogha thou hast reddened thy spear in his blood, BS 12.14 .

(d) After vbs. of paying, exchanging, etc. dobertha a chutroma d'or ┐ d'argat ass, Hugh Roe 220.3 (fo. 58b) . diass as in cethramuin ┐ da bho as an bfer nach fuighthi dibh .i. bó as in duine ┐ bo as in éidegh, L. Chl. S. 31 . tainic Ciaran dá fhuascladh, ┐ tucc moran oir ┐ argait ass in return for him, BNnÉ 117.27 . dober braighi maith duit asum fein `I will bring thee a good hostage for myself', ZCP vi 70.15 . dlighe do dhíol as, TSh. 10084 .

(e) After words expressing hope, trust, doubt etc. : go ndearna dall / dóigh as an té do thoghsam, Dán Dé iv 26 . as do thrócuire atá ar ndóchas, xix 21 . thairisi asa deghgnimradhaibh féin, CCath. 330 . an neimhiocht gnáthach do bhí aige as féin `it was sad that his brother always had a suspicion of him', his usual mistrust for him, Keat. ii 2504 . bith cunntaphuirt agut asi[n] nduine aithenus tu `be on your guard against', Ériu v 136 § 93 . etir cin co fiss / no co n-anfiss ass, ACL iii.222.30 .

(f) After vbs. of boasting, etc. : dia maide as a shúalchib, PH 4855 . itā mo chorp 'na c[h]amra / cid uaibrech as m'urlabra, ACL iii 239 § 34 . rom-moltar ar cech feib as mo ghail, ZCP v 503.24 . créad as a ndéine díomus, TSh. 633 .

IV In later lang. also of time from, since: ní nach dearnadh as mo nua ná as mo naoidheantacht ariamh riom, ML 100.14 . fer na dechaid asa naindin riam gan cenn Connachtaig lais `from his childhood', ZCP i 103.1 . asa naidendacht `from his infancy', RC ii 386 § 9 . sé is (leg. as) th'óige ort / [is] móide ar an ḟolt mh'fiafraighidh that thou hast it since thy youth increases my wonder (?) at the hair, DDána 114.2 . asa tosuch from the beginning, Ériu iv 214.18 . nambered cách a huair dena maccleirchib dochum a tige leo `would take him home in turn', Ériu ii 222.24 .

In prep. phrases, see aithle, céile, ucht, etc. In adv. phrase see núa.

1 acht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 acht or dil.ie/200
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(freq. act in O. Ir. glosses). See GOI § 908 . Later ach.

I As prep. with accus. (see Ériu xvii 79 , ZCP xxv 237 , Ériu lx 137-42 )

(a) save, except (lit. outside, Thurn.): cách act tiamthe `every one save Timothy', Wb. 23d5 . bacc de echaib a.¤ serrchu, Laws ii 118.9 . a.¤ cuit naige fine, iv 194.26 . roslechtsat do Patric a.¤ cóicḟir all except five bowed to P., Trip.² 1652 . fiche a.¤ sé bliadna i.e. 14 years, LL 15069 . ar di-legad síl Dubthaig Daīl ... acht claind Moathaire 'for [all] the descendants of Dubthach the Beetle were destroyed ... except for the kindred of Mothaire', Aided Echach 96 §4 (g) (h) . di-legath síl Dubthig Dōeltengath and act cethra conchuiriu, Aided Echach 94 § 1​ . achd ré n-aithrighe d'fhagháil save that there was time for repentance, DDána 64.9 .

(b) More freq. after neg. vb. as in: act aní ropridchussa dúib (nothing) save gl. nihil . . . sapietis, Wb. 20b4 . nand asse díchenglad cor mbél . . . inge (acht, MS) nóe curu it is not proper to dissolve contracts . . . except for nine contracts . . . Ériu xvii 66 §§ 4 , 5 .

(c) Hence in sense of Engl. only, merely , etc. (cf. Fr. ne . . . que): ar ni arilsem-ni act dígail for we have deserved only punishment, Wb. 20d14 . ni bí nach dethiden foir act fognam do día his only care is to serve God, 10b9 . ni gessid . . . act búaid precepte, 26a34 . nicon chloor act for caínscél, 23b41 . connaccon bet a.¤ degnimai less so that he may have only good works, Ml. 129a9 . ní rádat som a.¤ bréic ┐ togaís they speak only lies and deceit, 31a18 . in tan nád techtat a.¤ oin aimsir `when they have only one time', Sg. 5a10 . nī fūar a ssēt a.¤ Maire `I have found not her like save Mary', Thes. ii 349.4 (Hy. v). a.¤ fo thri nico rotroisci M. `that M. never fasted but thrice', Mon. Tall. 157.5 (§ 72) muna bed a.¤ don dornsann ní himtecar la suidaib, Laws iv 158.5 . nach ístais biad . . . a.¤ biad Conchobair, IT i 75.15 . conna-ruc a.¤ oīnchois ūaim, Sc.M² 12 . ni boi arm la Hiruath . ... a.¤ bocṡlaitt moir, PH 850 (a.¤ bocslat mor, v.l., ZCP xiv 147.7 ). na déantar lámh dhearg a.¤let none but her be outlawed(?) Dán Dé ix 9 . nach fuil a.¤ talam ┐ luaith san cholainn daonna nothing but earth and ashes, TSh. 432 . gan a.¤ mac tíre 'na sesamh rena brollach only a wolf standing at her breast (instead of her own calf), BNnÉ 164 § 34 . Note also: dearna a láimhe a.¤ a lámh oile / clár do b'áilne snoidhe sain, DDána 32.22 , where a neg. is implied (see notes).

(d) With emphasising nammá, amáin: a.¤ comparit neutair nammá gl. non inuenitur nisi neutri generis, Sg. 41a8 . act seircc ndée tantum (= nammá) gl. non quaerit quae sua sunt, Wb. 12c2 . a.¤ nammá renders Lat. nisi forte, 9d21 , 12c32 . a.¤ éolas nammá, TBFr. 392 . ní thérna díb a.¤ oenchóicer namá, BDD² 1494 . teach . . . cen dorus . . . a.¤ seinistir ┐ forleas namá a house without any door but a window and skylight only, 81 . a.¤ dá angel amáin ní bátar and, LL 291a3 . ní bhí a.¤ an moladh amháin / ní don domhan a.¤ díoláimh `save praise alone', TD 31.8 . a.¤ trōcaire Dé amhāin, Fl. Earls 134.20 .

(e) So also with follg. mad (cf. acht má as conjunction infra): a.¤ mad a claind `unless it be her (own) children' (gl. docere autem mulieri non permitto), Wb. 28b13 . ni ruc . . . claind . . . a.¤ mad óeningin, IT i 130.14 . nád aithgainethar . . . a.¤ mad indred n-indligthech, Críth G. 564 . noco ria nech dib ar éc . . . a.¤ mad Essu ┐ Caleb, SR 4732 . a.¤ mad aenfer, Anecd. i 63 § 115 . indis dam firindi, riam nucha n-ebartais a.¤ mad guth ceart, Fen. 156.21 . ni bhíodh neach aga ghoire a.¤ madh na hoighe allaid `save only the deer', ZCP i 64 § 57 .

(f) Hence in adv. phrase a.¤ (mad) becc lit. except (but only) a little, hence almost: combo marb a.¤ bec until he was almost dead, LU 3290 ( SCC 8 ). a mboi de ór . . . oca a.¤ becc almost all the gold they had, PH 999 . fāsughudh C. . . . a.¤ becc `almost total devastation', RC xvii 384.23 (Tig.). corloiscit cella fer Midhi a.¤ mad becc, 389.7 .

II As conjunction

(a) In sense save only that, except that (folld. by nasalising rel. clause in O.Ir., see GOI § 503 ) (freq. with nammá): ro legsat canóin amal rundalégsam-ni a.¤ ronda-sáibset-som tantum `they have read the Scripture text as we have read it save only that they have perverted it', Ml. 24d24 . accobor la mmenmuin maid do imradud act nandléicci concupiscentia carnalis , Wb. 3d13 . Borg Emna ro tetha / a.¤ mairte a clocha `save that its stones remain', Fél. Prol. 194 . is bēlra dligthech concanat, a.¤ nat aithgnet cluasa dōine, Ériu ii 118 § 54 . a.¤ nach deachaidh tar muir Manann, riámh ní rosgabh rí ba fearr, Keat. ii 5755 . So also in the following (where rel. not marked): haue a.¤ ro noebad / do Dunlang `a grandson, save that he has been hallowed, of D.', Fél. April 11 . manid caindleóracht in tige as ail duit do chosnamh a.¤ namá bid mó bas loscud don tig oldás bas suillse don tegluch except that the house is more likely to catch fire than its inmates to get light, LU 9197 ( FB 92 ). conrotacht . . . a tech . . . fo chosmailius na Cráebrúadi . . . a.¤ nammá ro derscaigestar a tech so . . . do thigib inna hamsiri, 8046 ( FB 1 ). coro ṡollsigset in catraig na dluma derga . . . a.¤ ni loisctís nech nama without however burning anyone, LB 152b41 .

(b) With má, mani, cé (see Vendryes, Ériu xvi 21f. ). With má except if, unless: act ma chotchela gl. numquid Israhel non cognouit, Wb. 5a9 . act massu made in chretem rochretsid gl. nisi frustra credidistis, 13a34 . act mad melltach lassin fer `unless it be agreeable to the husband', 9d17 . act mad óentu dúib occa gl. ex consensu, 9d22 . tír Cannain . . . / nista . . . / a.¤ ma rannait . . . / for meic iar for n-adnacul unless your sons divide it SR 4735 . ní dligther fothud a thige do neoch . . . a.¤ ma ḟrisnasar a ḟlaith, Críth G. 79 . nocho chumcaid-si imchaisin Críst a.¤ ma blasti bás ar thús, Trip.² 1147 . ní talla a léni de a.¤ mad fria huaim `he may not take off his shirt except it be to stitch it', Ériu vii 140 . Note also: a.¤ má dothísad Arddrí secht nime dó ní reg-sa, Trip.² 1354 .

(c) With mani except if . . . not. So in some early exx., but later = a.¤ má or mani: a.¤ manidchomalnid a rropridchad dúib gl. nisi forte reprobi estis (you show that God is in you except you fulfil not what has been preached to you, Wb. 18b7 . ni ba messi dogena a.¤ manimléicther ind it is not I who will do it unless I am not allowed in i.e. provided I am not forbidden to enter, RC xxv 26.9 . noco mberthar uaimse ait na halma ass (leg. a.¤ Vendryes, loc. cit.) manip aúrderg limsa, LU 5029 (TBC) unless I do not consider them visible i.e. worthy of being seen (Vendryes). a.¤ minab edrud ┐ grian, `provided it be not between thee and the sun', Ériu viii 122.28 . In follg. exx. = a.¤ má, a.¤ mani: ni segar baithis acht menip dóig bes marb in gein unless the child seems likely to die, Ériu ii 208 § 32 . fotdáilfind i n-ilpartib . . . a.¤ manibad F. were it not for F. LU 5673 (TBC). ?is mesi . . . dliges a caurathmir a.¤ mani brister anfír form unless I am treated unfairly, LU 8986 ( FB 74 ). ni raga ass . . . a.¤ manit ainge ben unless a woman protect you, 3352 ( SCC 14 ). ní maith duit imthecht t'oenur a.¤ mani[d] dáil fir no thēig, Fing. R. 91 . acht mana maidi in talam found unless the ground breaks under us, TBC-I¹ 3577 = mono thaeth (muna maidhi, muna maoighthfe v.ll.), TBC-LL¹ 5975 . ni ra cotail C. risin re sin, a.¤ mani chotlad fithisin ṁbic . . . C. did not sleep during that time except for a little while, 2473 = a.¤ mad mani chotlad, LU 6338 . nach fer gentor a.¤ mona bentar a cend de unless his head is cut off, RC xii 88 § 99 . a.¤ mana bera lat in topur so `unless you take away this well', Lism. L. 4669 . a.¤ muna faghbam ní dar cobair orra sin ní bia duine a mbethaid unless we can find something to protect us from them there will not be a person alive, Acall. 6174 . ní dénann urchóitt do neach acht mona derna nech urcóit di, Maund. 33 . nad ḟetar-sa . . . act manip íat in Galían, CRR 11 . a.¤ munab í M. th' iarraidh, Eachtra Uill. 4300 .

(d) With cia even though, even if: act ci nip lour `even though it be not sufficient', Wb. 11d15 . nach facamur riamh roimhi, / a.¤ gér cian ar comnoide though long has been our sojourn, Ériu iv 114.32 . tu easbal dob annsa leis /. . ./ a.¤ ger ionmhuin gach easbal, Dán Dé i 9 . ba menmarc leis co mberadh buaidh a.¤ ge bhadar ced fan fer `he wished to defeat them even though they were a hundred to one', Stair Erc. 1471 . acht gidh mór do maith doronuis co ró-so, ZCP vi 67.8 . for imegla a bhāssaigthe a.¤ ge ro baoi i n-a Pāpa, Fl. Earls 206.20 . a.¤ gér laoch mear even though he was a swift warrior, LBranach 7210 . Samson, a.¤ gér chalma a neart, Éigse iv 188.71 .

(e) In conditional sense if only, provided that (folld. in O. Ir. by perfective subj. except where an impossible condition is implied, see GOI § 904 ): bíth and beos acht ropo i tuil dée `let him still abide therein provided it be in God's will', Wb. 10a25 . act ní arbarat biuth inna túari provided they eat not the foods, 10c1 . bid maith mo menmese act rocloor for cáinscéilsi `my mind will be glad provided I hear good news of you', 23d2 . atá comeisseírge act rocretem oipred dæ, 27a15 . ni imned lim act rop Crist pridches, 23b24 . buí cara damsa isin tírsea . . . a.¤ rofeasmais conair dá thig if only we knew the way to his house, BDD² 262 . a.¤ rop coir ní gellas, Críth G. 505 . a.¤ ropom airdric-se (ropa airdercsa LU), maith lim cen co bend buan acht oenlaa, TBC-I¹ 571 . ata lasna tuati beith lór dóib do ascnam nime acht doratat ní dona hanmchairtib (sic leg.) `the lay folk deem it enough to win a place in heaven if only they have given something to their confessors', Mon. Tall. 141.16 (§ 35) . doémat na trī sailm-sea . . . acht rogabthar gach dīa, ZCP iii 30.23 . With non-perfective vb.: a.¤ ni bed úall and `if only there were no pride in it', Wb. 10b27 . nico mórbrig laisim and a.¤ ní cometestar dond accobar `he counts it no great matter provided there be no yielding to desire', Mon. Tall. 152.7 (§ 63) . a.¤ com-messind-se mo maccu nī diṅgentais do chride chrád if only I were able to control my sons, Fing. R. 498 . Note also: noco nindligthech do gin co tuca abad acht techtugad do breith `provided that he has brought the means of taking possession', Laws iv 4.15 .

(f) Similarly with follg. co n-: ríge láech nErend . . . dait . . . a.¤ co nderna mo chomarlisea provided thou do, LU 8114 ( FB 8 ). a.¤ cor damthar fír fer dam ol sé atbér, 9213 (94) . a.¤ co rabat glinni mo diṅgbála ria provided there are sureties to satisfy me, MU² 64 . a.¤ co nde[r]nat maith / flaith uaidib co bráth, Trip.² 1798 . cretfemit do Christ a.¤ co ro-fhindamm a nert, PH 345 . nis-fil do plāig . . . for bith nachus-bera sin for cūlu, a.¤ corup léir guidter Dia occai, RC xii 430 § 21 . With non-perfective vb.: asbert . . . nod lemad a mbrethugud a.¤ co ndaimtis nammá fora breith, LU 9012 ( FB 76 ). dá fessed a.¤ combad fer ulcach nod ngonad no mairfedsom he ind (mixed constr.) 6110 (TBC). cuma a dteasda uan dom aois / gan suan feasda a.¤ go bhféadmaois, Dán Dé xvii 5 . a cōir féine a.¤ go bhfagha / ni dóigh Éire i n-aontamha, TD 24.1 . Hence as soon as: act arroilgither ind epistilse dúibsi berthir úaib Laudocensibus gl. et cum lecta fuerit apud vos aepistola [haec] facite ut et in L. aeclesia legatur, Wb. 27d13 . aiggelat sa hé a.¤ co roisc int oirned as soon as the ordination is ended, RC xlii 134 § 9 . acht co ndernair hoc rechtair romhat dochum an prainntighe, RC xxvi 374.1 . With non-perfective vb.: ragat a.¤ co fiasur in n-airm atá I will go as soon as I know where he is, LU 3373 ( SCC 17 ). bérthar cainnli duit acht co tumthar, Lism. L. 1996 .

(g) In adversative sense but: énirt a cocubussom . . . act nosnerta in sonirt, Wb. 10c3 . coir irnigde tra inso act ní chumcamni, 4a27 . robatar leosom eter desciplu . . . act dorigénsat in descipuil dechor etarru, 7d10 . cenél Maicc Ercae as tressam . . . a.¤ nochon follamnaiget amal ardrígu, Trip.² 1064 . lánsíth i nHérinn . . . a.¤ buí imneissi chatha iter dá Chorpre, BDD² 230 .

(h) Often introducing a positive clause oppd. to a preceding neg. one or vice versa: ni imdibe dualche . . . act is imdibe colno, Wb. 21b11 . conibé eter in peccato act co beid in pænitentia , 9b2 . ní bo ar seirc móidme act conrobad torbe dúibsi triit, 17a13 . ní dron act is diuit et is glé, 17b4 . ni ar Abracham . . . a.¤ is diar foirbthetuni, 2d2 . ni delb ad-rorsat act is cosmulius delbe, 1b19 . ba torad saithir dúun . . . act ní bad nertad na mbraithre, 10c21 . is hé láech is áildem . . . a.¤ níba s[h]uthain, TBFr. 5 . ni hainfis a.¤ día necar doniam indnos it is not in ignorance, but to set them forth that we proceed in this way, Mon. Tall. 154.27 (§ 66) . co rrabe . . . cen dig cen biad, a.¤ 'co immorchor ón taíb co araile, Sc.M² 3 . In sense at all events, however: mór di ḟertaib . . . doróne . . . acht aisnédfimne úaiti do ilib díb, Trip.² 110 . nī himda persa . . . is fessach crēd . . . in bāss geipit, acht nī thernoighit tar aiss amach go bráth, Fl. Earls 70.31 . Note also: munup do saighe selbha a.¤ for ecin `unless he seizes land by force only', Laws iv 26.16 Comm. nídnanaid a crothad nach a flescad a.¤ a nidi `it is no protection to shake or beat it, but only to wash it', Mon. Tall. 155.2 (67) . ná dearbh as a.¤ go hairech, Content. vi 27 .

(i) On cases where the prec. neg. sentence contains a word meaning only: ni hed a méit nonchretidsi act fodaimid fochidi airi `not only do ye believe it but ye endure sufferings therefor', Wb. 23c7 . nípat hé . . . nammá beite isind inducbáil sin a.¤ bieit cit geinti, 4c40 . nirbo chuit eperte tantum act robatar cid ferte dia imthrenugud, 24c5 . ni namá na duile aicside do chumscugud . . . a.¤ ro-chumscaigit gráda nime, PH 152 .

(j) In the idiom a.¤ ní . . . ní not only not . . . but not (cf. sech): a.¤ ní ructaisseom airesom ní rucadsom foraibsom not only could they not get away from him but he could not catch up with them, BDD² 300 and note. a.¤ nis leicim nis étaim, TBC-LL¹ 2334 (= sech LU). a.¤ ni trebad ni coimge, Metr. Dinds. iv 332.36 . a.¤ ni gonab-sa ni gonfa-sa mo moindter-sa, Ériu v 32.23 . a.¤ ní mó a cách ní lugu `not only is it not increasing but it is not less', Otia ii 81.2 . In positive constr.: acht ba dimdach ba debthach, SR 5688 . atbert in drui: a.¤ saerfaithir do mathair doberthar duit na bú as well as freeing your mother the cows will be given to you, IT i 40.x . Note also: a.¤ ní buaid a denam imbáruch is mó is dimbúaid a denam innocht, TBC-LL¹ 1866 .

(k) With cia: cindas rainnfither in mucc . . . cīa indas . . . a.¤ a-rann ar chomramaib in what other way, Sc.M² § 6 . cid, ol si, acht maillechut-sa tú co sír, PH 8262 . Introducing a phrase: cid fil ann didiu (sic leg.) a.¤ amal itcualae, PH 834 . cid fil ann immorro acht ni dechaidh aonnech ina ndocum, Stair Erc. 449 . Note also: aní ná roich lám, cid a.¤, / is écen dam a dúthracht, LU 3935 (`yet' SCC § 44 ).

(l) As quasi-conjunction in idioms with cen (gan): gan é a.¤ i naois ōiglenaib `seeing he was but of young child's age', O'Gr. Cat. 381.13 . gan lios . . . a.¤ lán do dhoire dharach, TD 28.7 . gan duine a.¤ ag dol ar séad, Dán Dé ix 34 . gan duine . . . do dol faoi . . . acht le custam do dhīol `that no one should go under it without paying custom', Fl. Earls 90.4 . brugh. loch. Lugh inand ghabhaid a.¤ gan illradh ag Lugh, IGT Decl. p. 81 § 29 . Note also: ní fuil mac Gaoidhil ná Goill / a.¤ lán dá éanghrádh uile, TD 17.57 . ní bhí leó a urdail a.¤ d'ór /. . ./ cinn a bhfagha suaine a sleagh / nó truaille tana dtroigheadh `they have not so much as the heads of their javelins . . . but is gold', 9.29 .

In introductory phrases: a.¤ chena is alaind cech nderg, LU 3914 ( SCC 43 ). gabhuis Columcille in salm . . . acht cena ni rolegh-som acht aibghiter namá cosin, Lism. L. 823 . a.¤ nammá atáa mí nád n-imthet rí a.¤ cethrur however there is a month when a king goes about accompanied by four only, Críth G. 535 . acht atá ní chena, bar F., is fiach fola ┐ feola dó-som é, TBC-LL¹ 2989 . See also cena. cid (trá) a.¤, cid fil and (trá) a.¤ etc., see trá II(b). a.¤ (mad) énní however, nevertheless, at all events: achtmadh enní, do marbhadh ceithre fir décc [dibh], AFM v 1328.4 . acht aenni, do bitis debtha dermara eturro, Ann. Conn. 1315.4 . acht aen ni . . . bemitt ar aenconair, 1315.8 .

III As subst. ise cuit in achta ann this is the function of the word `acht' in that passage, O'D. 745 (H 3.17 col. 541) (possibly to be referred to 2 acht).

achtach

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adj o, ā (? 3 acht): mo chara-sa Cnāmīne / caras īath nĒli n-a.¤ (echttach v.l.) (: marcach), Bruchst. i 71 § 166 (`rich in deeds', Meyer) ( Auraic. 5328 ). cath Cairn Ḟeradaig achtaig (: Connachtaib), LL 2064 . ? do rig aebna achtaige (: cachtaige), IT iii 11 § 16 = do ṡeig oebna achtige (: thige), 12.2 , do ríg æbna achthaige, 41 § 45. In chevilles: réim n-a.¤ , SR 7093 . fri imdel n-a.¤ , 2881 .

1 airber

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n [ā, f.] See Lochlann ii 209 . armful, bundle: a.¤ .i. frit anair bere .i. eter do dī lāim ar is fort muin ere [n-]aile, Corm. Y 58 . airbhir .i. ualach bheireas duine idir a dhá láimh, O'Cl. gabais airbir dib fria ais (of clubs thrown as missiles ), TBC-I¹ 391 . cóic ṡéoit i n-osolggud a thige díchmairc colpdach i n-airbir, Críth G. 212 . medón in tuimm luachra lee i n-airbir fo leith, Fing. R. 514 ( LL 271a12 ). tuc-som airbir bec oirthind fhota, PH 522 . Fig. cuilt ní saidhbhir 'mun Saidhbhsin / airbhir fhuilt ní hanaidhbhsigh, Magauran 1890 .

airchae

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n , f. (air + cae) out-office: ircha .i. cuiltech, no airecal no tech in bídh, O'Dav. 1107 . trí traigid .x. a [a]ircha[e] ara rorandathar bés a thige indi, Críth G. 104 . tech . . . co n-airchai, 135 . co n-airchai choir, 337 . teach .xl. traigead. hirchae .xxiii. [traiged], Irish Texts i 19 § 2 .

3 aire

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Forms: Lóigaire, airib, a.

n k, m. (orig. io, Pokorny, Celtica iii 308 , citing the n.pr. Lóigaire and d p. airib, AU i 394.10 ). In pl. indistinguishable from 1 airech, to which some exx. included here could belong. See Thurn., ZCP xx 353ff. and LEIA `In Laws . . . used to describe every freeman, `commoner' as well as noble, who possesses an independent legal status . . . Occasionally, however, aire is used in the more restricted sense of `noble' (as oppd. to `commoner'), which is its usual meaning in the literature', Críth G. p. 69 . On the various classes of a.¤ see ib. ff. and under 1 ard, , coisring, déis, écht, forgell, ócaire, tús. See also Laws Crit. p. 7 . Bürgschaft p. 53f. Cóic Con. pp. 32, 66 . MacNeill, Law of status xxxvi, C 16 pp. 267-70 . On the `eneclanna' of the various a.¤ 's see O'Curry 1262-5 ( H 3.18, 510 -2). a.¤ ainm coitc[h]end cech grāda flatha i tūaith, Corm. Y 1124 . O'Cl. a.¤ graidh fhlatha . . . a.¤ graidh feine, Laws iv 68.17 Comm. mad ingen in airech feibi tes co mac in bo-airech . . . aen trian o ingin in airech feibi, v 286.4 . ata[t] aroile airic i tuait na dledat acht letbiatad do aes a coemtechta, BCrólige 28 . cateat grád túaithe? fer midboth, bóaire, a.¤ désa, a.¤ ard, a.¤ túise, a.¤ forgill ┐ rí, Críth G. 11 . coiri . . . thige airech, 338 . secht seoit airech . . . caire, dabach, easgar, iarn, arathar, echsrian, no delg, O'Curry 1202 ( H 3.18, 479b ). flaith athuigh .i. ni flaith a athair na a senathair . . . .i. a.¤ itir da a.¤ , Laws ii 200.22 Comm. ben cach airech itir da airig, 380.8 Comm. briuga ┐ a.¤ desa, LL 3734 . saír ┐ a.¤ échta, 3738 . do airig aird, LL 3731 .

In more general sense noble, chief: a.¤ no sainṡamail gl. optimas, Sg. 50a27 (cf. airech no thoisecha.¤ gl. primas, 26 ). a.¤ díbergae, LU 7720 = airig díbergi, BDD² 1252 . cateat airig cecha aissi ┐ cadeat a saegla na n-airech sin, Rawl. 69a17 . na ríga ┐ na flatha ┐ na hairig, Trip.² 438 . airich na haesi tanaisi, LU 135 . cethrur airech tanic Partholon .i. sé féin ┐ Laíglinne . . ., LL 480 . ba hé a n-ord na n-airech, 777 . fert na n-airech di Grécaib, Metr. Dinds. iii 106.51 . roba ha.¤ (airech, airiuch v.l.) isin crích sin, Mer. Uil. 92 . ic airechaib na Eórpa, LL 234b18 ( TTr. 1305 ). soicheneol na n-oireach, MR 96.6 . dumha gach ae dia ro baidheadh d'aireachaibh a muintire, Leb. Gab.(i) 258.21 . adhbhar éccaoíne d'oireachaibh, AFM v 1682.21 . Fig. of trees and shrubs classified as airig feda (and athaig (aithig) feda), see fid (c). Of major virtues and vices: cen airich duálche gl. sine querella, Wb. 25c27 . nech concheil airig (sic leg.) ndualcha fora cheili, Ériu vii 158 § 21 . na hocht nairig sūalach . . . fri hīcc . . . na n-ocht n-airech ndūalchae, ZCP iii 24.31 . ocht n-airic[h] go ngolaige, vi 271 § 1 . d'ocht n-airc[h]ib na nduálach, BColm. 12.14 . Of the prow of a ship: adnaghaid a[c] tarraing oirech a luingi don charraic `prow', Aen. 1011 .

airsa

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Forms: airsan, aursain, aursainne, aursainde, ursainde

n n, f. See Lochlann ii 212 . Later also airsan. n s. aursain, g s. aursainne, a p. aursainde, O'Curry 810 ( H 3.18, 374b ). g s. ursainde, MacCongl. 59.5 . door-post, jamb: aurso .i. or-sīn.i. ala n-or di i teg. a n-aill fri sīn. Aliter: aursa .i. airisi .i. arsisidar in tech fuirre, Corm. Y 35 . irsa .i. airisiu .i. is fuirri thairisius in teg uile . . . ostium latine , 782 . innill .i. in ello .i. indtus .i. i n-ursae, 764 (cf. innill .i. urasa, O'Cl.). i n-aursain n-airthir thige , Críth G. 216 . fo far n-ursannaib, SR 3918 . fora aursainde ┐ a airinchiu, O'Curry 810 ( H 3.18, 374b ). ónd ursaind díarali (of a house), LU 1708 . ni facbatis ursaind na comla . . . cen mhinugad, LB 156a55 . a di ursaind irard . . . ar dorus, IT iii 51 § 94 . ursanna cre[d]umha, Ériu iii 156 § 9 . leth-orsa gacha tigi oil, Fen. 166.1 . sé san orsain ar ursgáth, A. Ó Dálaigh 1 37 . le hosnaduibh elbhadh / a n-orsanaibh oirbedh stakes(?), IGT Decl. ex. 156 .

Fig. an bás san orsain agat, DDána 1.1 . do bhris ortha ursana (ursanda prohibited form) he defeated them, IGT Decl. ex. 1887 . i n-orsain ar n-ealadhan `in support of my cause', Content. xxi 23 . níor loc ó orsain éin-ghliadh, ib. n.7 . géabhad orsain don iomarg `I will undertake to sustain the fight', xxii 23 .

Of persons: anté as ursa don imshníomh who causes anx- iety(?), DDána 121.29 . dá ursain bhiadhta na mbocht, Ó Bruad. iii 214.10 . badh é ursa ar n-adhmholta, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxi 4 . mar ursain chirt, Hackett xl 151 . ursa chogaidh chríche Breagh, TD 17.55 . cia an Cú Chullainn bhus ursa re plé iompa? `a Cu. C. to act as their advocate', Ó Bruad. ii 4 iii .

airther

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Forms: oirthear

n o, [n.] (see GOI § 266 ; n. gender may survive in forms cited under II below). Later m. oirthear m., IGT Decl. § 11 .

I

(a) front part: in n-a.¤ in tigi, BDD² 1006 . i n-aursain n-airthir thige , Críth G. 216 . i n-airthiur ḟoitsi, 590 . ar-sesatar cornairi āraith cuslennaich airthiur `the horn-blowers . . . sat in the front part of the house', Ériu xix 83 § 14 . langp[h]etir . . . itir cois n-īarthair ┐ cois n-arthir biis . . . aurchomal . . . itir dā c[h]ois n-airthir biis, Corm. Y 812 = iter di chois chind, LB. i n-airthiur a chind, TBC-LL¹ 257 . iar nairthur `in front', Laws ii 238.14 ( ZCP xiv 348 ). [i]ar n-airrter, Lism. L. 2221 . míl . . . airrter eich lé `horse's mane', 2217 . Perh. mistake for airtem in: ro buí a.¤ (airth— MS.) láime din claideb fria trúaill anechtair, BDD² 1004 .

(b) the east: dí gréin airthir Liffi, Fél. Dec. 9 . fir oirthir Midi the men of eastern M., Trip.² 843 . lotar iar n-a.¤ do Ch. A. eastwards , 2855 . i n-oirther Bladhma, Sc.M² § 23 . o iarthur co airthiur, TBC-LL¹ 839 . adíu go a.¤ ṅ-hErend, 5705 . ó oirrther an domhain, Parrth. Anma 3774 . iter in muir nI. iar n-airthiur ┐ muir nE. ar n-iarthur, TTebe 2605 .

COMPDS. ¤-deiscert the south-east: ind airthiurd. na hEtaile, Trip.² 244 v.l. ¤-mag, Anecd. ii 2.1 (airmag v.l., Airne F. 28 ). ¤-thúaiscert the north-east: dá rind ága . . . airthirthuascirt in betha, LL 221a29 ( TTr. 296 ). -thúaiscertach: i nulinn airthirthuaiscertaig na Dési, Trip.² 2329 .

II Of time: isin maitin mana.¤ morning of the second day following, TBC-I¹ 3089 (or pass. of mandraid?). lotar īarnanairter do eill A. the next day but one, ZCP viii 106.25 . dochodur arna n-orther co M., Ann. Conn. 1230.4 (= tangadar arna mharuch, ALC). amárach atá m'féil ┐ a n-oirrcher féil na ban-óighe the day after tomorrow (of Maedóc Ferna and Brigit, whose obits fall on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1), BNnÉ 275 § 254 . sul bus tráthsa nach n-oirrther before this time comes again, SG 73.11 . do toirmisgeadh truagh an cion / le síol Néill ar n-a noirthear (`n-a.¤ dhiaidh sin arís', notes), DDána 86.10 . aniú ┐ a márach ┐ a noirrther, Luke xiii 33 . Note also: oirthear .i. tosach aoise an duine, TSh. 172 .

áitt

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Forms: átt, áttaib, átachad, áitt

n f. Perh. orig. átt ā, f., cf. d p. áttaib, Críth G. 173 , átachad, IGT Verbs § 106 . See Mac Airt, Celtica iii 263 . Vendr. Lex. Lochlann ii 213 .

(a) place, situation, position, dwelling: hi cech ait isin chathrig, Ml. 68a13 . co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib with all the furniture of the house in its proper positions, Críth G. 173 . ni fuair ait forstarrasad (of the Ark), SR 2572 . ro facsat ait na scainnre do S., CCath. 3697 . áit buailte do thabhairt dóibh a place for defeating them, Mac Aingil 1748 . arna shuidhiughadh san áit is onóraighe don chlár, TSh. 855 . na háiti d'folmughadh, IGT Decl. ex. 723 . a buird 'na n-áitibh gá n-uaim planks being joined in their places (of a building), DDána 119.35 . anuidh an connsuine bog na áit féin remains unchanged, IGT Introd. 26.31 .

Abode, dwelling: ra curit ina n-aitib ┐ ina n-imdadaib (of men after feasting), CRR 20.2 . a hait ┐ a hadba, TTebe 186 . do chuaidh gach aon díobh d'a ait (bhaile v.l.) féin, ZCP iv 400.19 . techit na harrachta asa n-attib, PH 743 . aitte (háit v.l.) cumhsanaidh lair (of an animal), BNnÉ 317 § 5 . hi senáitibh slechta Conuill Chernaigh in the hereditary seats of the race of C., AFM vi 2186.12 . anmhain ar ar n-aitibh fein in our own districts, O'R. Poems 3906 .

Passage (in a book): gibé thuigfeas na háite do haithleigheadh linn, Eochairsg. 111.1 . do réir na háite sin (in Bible), TSh. 22 . léaghthar san áit chéadna, 285 . ar lorg na háite-se san Leabhar Ghabhála, Keat. ii 796 .

Perh. crossing-place of a river in: hae aite (in a list of things (on private property) of which there is no exclusive ownership) i.e. salmon seen at a river-crossing can be appropriated (?), Laws v 482.23 (see Mac Airt loc. cit.). Or w.r.t. the location of one's house, EIF 286-87 . Or áe as in the plant-name áe aba, Peritia xvi 390-92 ; see 1 áe.

In phr. á.¤ i n- as conj. where: a tírib beó ait inna bí bás, LU 9996 . ait hi funend grían where the sun sets, 3691 ( SCC 33 ). áit i mbaí a h-adba inmain, Sc.M² 24 (e) . áit i comraicfead díabolnámaid, BDD² 733 . lige Fergusa maic Rōic āitt in rohadnacht ar Mag nĀi, ACL iii 3.3 . áit i farggab C. . . . a chend .i. cenn-áitt F., TBC-LL¹ 2915 . tomaidm Linmuine edón Locha Echach áitt dollégad síl nD., RC xvi 413.16 (Tig.). áit ar marbhadh C., Keat. iii 2545 . Note also: áit mal connairnechtatar where they met, TBC-LL¹ 1441. 1565 .

Combines with interrog. to give cáit where (in dependent and direct questions) (perh. a modification of O. Ir. cote, see Mac Airt, loc. cit.): ní fes do Galafas cait a ndeachaidh, RC x 185.9 . do c[h]uireadar fesa da fhis cáit a rabatar, ML² 911 . cait hir-raibe?, PH 201 . cāit a fhuil Finn?, ML² 1492 .

(b) place formerly occupied by someone or something: ní fuaradar acht a ait ann they found the place empty, ZCP vi 76.13 . do níd áit leabhar dona tuatadhaib they take the place of books (of images), Ó Héodhusa 143.12 . fear a áite his successor, Mac Aingil 6004 . cead . . . an easbuig . . . nó fhir áiti delegate , 4389 . fear āite Chriosd, Parrth. Anma 2934 . do dhiúltuigh . . . ar gealladh d'oifig is d'fhurthacht is d'áit dó place, office (of an Irish chief who resisted the bribes of the government), Hackett xl 192 . imprint, mark: co fil āit a beōil isin c[h]loich fóss ann, BColm. 64.8 . lorg cneadh ┐ áit áladh, DDána 54.9 . Hence in phrase i n-á.¤ with gen.: nach faicim acht fís . . . i n-áit an mhóir-eoluis cheirt instead of, Content. xvi 87 . mar íoc i n-áit an tsochair `as requital for those benefits', ix 26 .

(c) In phrase of doubtful meaning do áitt , diait, diad etc. See Mac Airt loc. cit.: Ri ro sáer Iacob do aitt / do láim Isau meicc Isaic, SR 7313 . teine do áitt etc., for exx. see 1 teine.

ar-léici

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Forms: airlicid, airlighid, airlicud

v (* air-léic-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 563 ). Later as simple vb. airlicid, airlighid. Vn. airlicud.

(a) lets go, releases: co n-arleicthi a geill `that his hostages should be released', Dinds. 6 . ni arlaic a búachaill dóibide Dond C., TBC-LL¹ 2054 . nis arlaic sech ard a glúne súas (a ball), 901 . Abandons: a Chríst . . . / nach arlaic Bith co bith-búan `that didst not abandon B.', Metr. Dinds. iv 76.22 . Permits, allows: ni arlacair Medb ara turnta a carpat no ara scorthea a eich, LL 7877 ( TBC-LL¹ 408 ). ni arrlaic Midir Mide / in Líath dochum a thige , Metr. Dinds. iv 228.17 . ni arlaic Tadg in cath do thabairt co matain . . ., LL 328b39 . ni arlaic sochaide dib ina tírib fessin, Alex. 36 . ? con arlaic do . . . / siriud slán na saccraide, SR 3035 .

(b) lets out, lends: hondí asren ní araléicthar do `because he pays back anything that is lent him', Ml. 127a18 . arleicfither . . . dun pecthach gl. motuabitur, 57a13 . ní doromlad fadesin conrairleced do, 36a29 . asren fuilem fuaní arareilced do gl. reddit amplius quam accipit, 36a30 . ararelicc nechtar ai di araile what one of them lent to the other, O'Curry 831 ( H 3.18, 380a ). airlig trí haráin damh accomoda mihi tres panes, TSh. 8888 . eich ┐ ór airlicfe, Aithd. D. 20.10 . áirligidh sé don Tighearna lendeth unto the Lord, Proverbs xix 17 .

(c) In follg. perh. borrows: intí dianairlicther ni gl. fenerator, Ml. 127a15 (`is lent'). caínairlice, LU 3489 ( SCC 26 . See SGS vii 80 ). mar bhías ag a náirlictheach, is marsin bhías ag an té áirlictheas, Isaiah xxiv 2 . Part. airgiod airligthe borrowed money, Nehemiah v 4 .

1 bés

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n (Cf. Hiberno-Latin bes(s)us Latin Letters in Early Christian Ireland xii 207 ). u, m. b.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 95.

(a) habit, custom, usual procedure, practice; manner, way: ni fil linn in béesso gl. consuetudinem non habemus, Wb. 11c21 . iudide ó béssaib, 10d35 . ithæ inso bésse inna fedb `these are the manners of the widows', 29a3 . ishé didiu a mb.¤ adi intí diib bes tresa orcaid alaile gl. more uiuitur bestiarum, Ml. 19d6 . ón bes dóindu gl. homano more, 51d25 . iarsin bǽs doindu, 127d15 . bithbethu iar ṁbes for Dé deis according to custom, SR 1497. modh (ón bh.¤), IGT Decl. § 95 (127.9) . b.¤ modh o eincheill araen (v.ll.), ib. n. 7 . cach cenél dib cona deilb ┐ cona bes ┐ cona aicned foleith (of animals), Ériu ii 126 § 89. gach béas ban da, DDána 114.30 . b.¤ duine dhubhaigh likeness , IGT Decl. ex. 1089. is bes tra . . . briathra na salm . . . do erlabrai ánd `it is customary', Ml. 26c6 . isse a bees . . . fogeir a nggalar in uile corp the disease is wont to inflame etc., Thes. ii 245.33 (Cambr.). is béss didu ind liacc benir (sic leg., note) ilbeim friss, Wb. 4d15 . isé b.¤ ind fir se marbad a óeged, Thes. ii 323.13 (Hy. iv Comm.). With DO: is bées . . . donaib dagforcitlidib molad ingni inna nétside, Wb. 11b6 . is b.¤ tra dosom anisiu, 22c10 . is bes do som tra buith cen chomaccomla, Ml. 28d6 . is b.¤ duibsi . . . ní réidid it is not your wont to drive, LU 5093 ( TBC-I¹ 607 ). is béas don bhláth machuire the field is natural to the flower, DDána 7.3 . With LA and OC: is b.¤ leosom in daim do thúarcuin, Wb. 10d6 . is bǽs linni epert gl. nobis moris est dicere, Ml. 30c3 . ar ba bes la suidib .u. tar hesi ṅí , Sg. 4a9 . ba b.¤ oc Rómanachaib, etc., PH 3291. ní béas eilte d'éis a laoigh / agam I do not practise the habit of a doe bereft of its fawn, DDána 69.25 .

In prep. phrases: (ó) b.¤ , (ó) bésaib: trebait isin cathraig . . . o b.cethecailsi na n-apstal in the Catholic manner of . . ., Anecd. iii 69.25 . Cf. bés (cen bes, v.l.) mora, Lament 88 § 1 . étiud bān bēsaib srotha `white raiment after the fashion of an elder', Ériu ii 66 § 13. ni bia o besaib mogha, Laws iv 16.23 . See Celtica vi 234.z. fo b.¤ : fo b.¤ srotha luaith `in the manner of a swift stream', Wb. 32c16 .

(b) In more specialized sense (particularly in pl.) moral(s), good behaviour: ar chuit óisa et bésa, Wb. 28d24 . cid maith a b.¤ oca thig his conduct, TFerbe 521 . riaglóir . . . / conoathar b.¤ `who preserves good manners' (in a monastery), Ériu iii 106 § 43. intamlid a béssu, Wb. 9a14 . asbera frib coteeet mo béssise gl. uias meas, 9a17 . bési nodaberat inæclis, 28d26 . inna mbéso (`rather bése,' note) sainemlae gl. morum, Ml. 30d15 . ar indí atreba bésu aristotil, Sg. 33a29 . cen buaidred ar do béssaib `no deterioration in thy conduct', PH 7552. do bhéasa ód óige = thy manner, Jeremiah xxii 21. ar bhéasaibh ná ar mhíbhéasaibh, DDána 120.29 .

(c) Legal customary (annual) (food-) rent (glossed biad uais, Laws ii 222.14 Comm.), tribute, etc. (see ZCP xiv 340.19 , Críth G. p. 75 , PRIA xxxvi C 283.25 ): sudiges bēs foruib nō cacht (etymol. of forbasach), Corm. Y 658. turcrec cacha besa of every annual rendering of tribute (Thurn.), ZCP xiv 341 § 3a . ná[d] fuiln(g)e a b.¤ tar molt cona ḟosair. Ma ḟorbera folud a thige . . . co mbí b.¤ a thige and íarna míad, Críth G. 80 , 83 . do berthar boin cech lis a Mumain duit . . . acht na derntar bes de, RC xliii 16 § 10. fri comus a mbesa ┐ a císa doib `to assess their tributes and taxes', Ériu xii 162 § 2. v. tricha in rig do ┐ cis ┐ bes do estib `rent and tribute for the five King's Cantreds', Ann. Conn. 1235.19 . See airchenda

Note also: b.¤ gl. idioma, Ml. 51c25 , 62d8 . dun b.¤ ebraidiu gl. Ebreco idiomati, 71c11 . anat n-uaibrigthi in bæsai cosecarthi gl. ritibus sacris, 100c16 .

Compds. bésgnethid gl. morigera, Thes. ii 3.29 . trisin ṁbæstindrim gl. per tropologiam, Ml. 41a2 . 48c11 .

bine

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n [io ?] b.¤ m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1. crime; wrong-doing; fault. In modern editions often translated harm, damage, injury: līthe b.¤ for a mnái, Corm. Y 975.14 , Corm. 32 s.v. nescoit, nir airigistair fuirri a b.¤ .i. teacht a coibligi an Dagdai `her offence', TE² 142 § 1 ( a b.¤ .i. a cin, ZCP v 523.22 ). ba holl in b.¤ (of the slaying of a son by his mother), Metr. Dinds. ii 32.12 . tucsat i mbrianna i mb.¤ / fianna Meilgi Imlige `in their wickedness', 66.23 . ander 'cambuí cach b.¤ / sech ba druí, ba deg-ḟile `versed in all the black arts', iv 14.3 . marbam fo chétóir resíu forruma b.¤ fornn before he gets us into trouble, gets us a bad name (?), Fraech 174 . nachamthí bét nā bini (in prayer) `injury', Ériu ii 92 § 1. rum do rinneadh an b.¤ / fa bhfuil oram th'oirbhire, DDána 101.28 . (to a lady) gnúis . . . / dá nar bhean béim ná b.¤ fault, 99.31 . lucht dénmhusa b.¤ buirb / cuilg gérghlasa thige Taidhg, IGT Decl. ex. 4. Frequ. in chevilles: mor ceol caimnaig cen b.¤ (: -nime), SR 509. ardd b.¤ , Rawl. 88a47 . aided Branduib co mbini (: Sini) by (?) crime, RC xxiii 312 § 38. Siugmaill is Brí cen binib (: Midir), LL 1417. fo bini braith `through treacherous crime', Metr. Dinds. iii 372.17 . breath cean b.¤ `faultless judgment', Leb. Cert.² 1354. See 1 bin.

bóaire

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n (bó + 3 aire) lit. cow-noble, stock-master, stock-owner: Bairche boare Rossa R., . . . habitabat frequenter cum pecoribus suis, Trip. 422.13 . a tigh Blaithmaic boaire, Acall. 7432. B. . . . boaire Cormaic, Dinds. 113.

In Laws lowest of the three ancient divisions of rank in Irish law, rí, aire febe, b.¤ `corresponding roughly to . . . `king, lord and commoner', Críth G. p. 98. See Mac Neill, Law of Status, PRIA xxxvi (1923) C 267 . The b.¤ belongs to the grád Ḟéne as opposed to the aire febe who belongs to the grád ḟlatha , Laws v 290.14 - 16 Comm. Here grád Ḟéne denotes plebeian as opposed to noble rank of the grád ḟlatha (cf. Críth Gabl. loc. cit.). In a later seven-fold division the b.¤ is second lowest in rank of seven grades of the grád túaithe or `laymen grades,' Críth G. 10 , p. 98 , 99 . The b.¤ was originally the sole grade of the `commoners,' or freeholders recognized by Law, p. 77 , 98 , 99 . The mruigḟer ` farmer ' must be regarded as the ordinary b.¤ , p. 78 . The fodlai bóaireach `divisions' of the b., 16 - 18 , consisting of eight grades, in reality seven acc. to Binchy, who comprise the grád Ḟéne are a later development, p. 99 . The name b.¤ is translated ` noble of kine ' by MacNeill, loc. cit.; the compiler of Críth Gabl. understands that his status comes from his property in cattle: is dia búaib direnar, 329 ; Binchy prefers Thurneysen's suggstion that the name comes from the `bés' or annual food-rent of a cow paid by the b.¤ for a fief of stock, Laws ii 260.10 , see Críth G. p. 77 and Laws v 392.1 . The b.¤ is described as a man of hereditary property, with land to the extent of (the grazing of) ten cows: bo aire .i. fer selba bunaid, cona inud . . . do tir .x. mba lais, Laws iv 350.17 Comm. ingen in bo-airech, v 286.2 .i. in airi ac-a mbitt ba deach, 290.1 Comm. techta fuillema gill bo cach bo-airech ┐ cach occ-aireach: .iii. bae i cet-dithim a mbo side . . . bo i muin cacha bo otha suidiu, v 402.31 . turcreic bo cona timtach tricha set, cenmotha seotu turcluide. Is e bes foloing boaire in sein, ii 260.10 . Of marriage contracts between children of the Féne grade (sc. the b.¤ ) and those of the Flaith grade (sc. the aire feibe), see v 290. 14-16 Comm. : is mo dlegar cethra do bo-airib oldas do airechuib ḟeibi, 286.6 . fo-suididter in ben lethda[i]m in fir . . .: Mad ben boairech, fo-suidithter ocairig; mad ben airech desa, fo-suidithear boairig, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 51 § 24. techta fuillema gill aicde airgit cach bo-airech for cuic dairtib direnar, Laws v 396.8 . fo-suidither (leg. fo-suidethar, ed.) boairi(g) an aile one `b.¤' entertains another, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 42 § 20. fosaigidh in boaire in mboairigh aile, Laws ii 380.16 Comm. fer fothlai . . . is é remibí bóairechaib insin, arindí fotlen a bóairechas di thaurchreic céile, Críth G. 249. na seagar im tellach mbo-aireach ach tri haidche bede cora la thuaith (glossed . . . bo-aire ar briugaid sin, 440.7 Comm. ), Laws v 438.23 . cateat fodlai bóaireach? Dá ḟer midboth(a) ┐ óccaire ┐ aithech arathreba a deich ┐ b.¤ febsa ┐ m(b)ruigḟer ┐ fer fothlai ┐ aire coisring, Críth G. 16 - 18 . fodla febe tra: . . . mbruigḟear ┐ boairi tanaisi ┐ ogairi tuisi (glossed . . . taisech na n-ogaireach in boaire is taire, 80.11 Comm. ), Laws v 78.25 . rāidem fēne fírfodlaib / . . . / midbothaig, trí ōcairig, trí bōairig būain, ZCP v 499 § 6. ro saig set clithair enech bo-airech co ruicce cumal n-uinge, no boin nu-da-criad, Laws v 392.1 . dar ferunn in boaire .i. teora foirge ┐ urchar flescaidh, iv 126.10 Comm. acht certorba mboairech (glossed: acht mad ferann in boairech . . . .i. tir .iiii.ri .uii. cumal ro bui oc an boairig is ferr and), Stud. in E. Ir. Law 155.3 . cele tesbaidh do cach gradh . . . bo do bo-eirigh, Laws i 58.7 Comm. b.¤ febsa . . . ar is di búaib atá a airechas ┐ a eneclann, Críth G. 152. ? b.¤ gensa (see genas): mrugḟer . . . is é b.¤ réire breithe, b.¤ gensa, co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib, Críth G. 172. b.¤ medónach used of a person who represents the túath or the kin in dealings with a person outside them, or who carries out a seizure of property legally due to the túath or the kin from a person outside. In these external dealings he has the rank of a bóaire though he may have the rank of aire túise in internal dealings: dobeir cenel a slan na n-aidbhean .i. in tan nach biadh tobach. Boaire medonach sin ┐ is edh gabus do laimh, dul tar ceann na tuaithe re cach nduine amach ┐ dul re laimh im cach ní dlighfit amuigh do tobach doibh, ZCP xviii 380. 18 - 21 . (nasgaire) duine teit a nasgairecht . . . etir a fine (sic leg.) budein tall ┐ dara cend amach. Ma gabait a fine é budein a trebaire re laim, a[s] greim airech taisi gabus re a lucht fira itira fine budein tall ┐ greim boairech is ferr gabus tara cend immach, i-lleth re anfine sin, Cóic Con. 32 § 29.

cléirech

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Forms: -eadh, cléirceadh, cléirchiu, clercho, cliarcho, cleirchiu, clerco, cliarcho, cliarcha, cliarcho, clercho, cleircho, cléirche, cléirce

n o, m. (Lat. clericus). Early Mod. Ir. g pl. -eadh, IGT Decl. § 23 . cléirceadh, Ériu v 90.29 . Distinctive v a pl. cléirchiu, also clercho, cliarcho etc. cleirchiu, Snedg. u. Mac R § 51 . clerco, RC ix 22 § 22 . cliarcho, § 21 (cf. also cliarcha, SG 78.16 ). cliarcho, Snedg. u. Mac R § 16 . clercho, § 30 . RC ix 24 § 27 . cleircho, 22 § 22 . Mod. Ir. n pl. also: cléirche, Ir. Syll. Poetry 70 § 1 . cléirce, Rial. S.F. 1397 .

(a) cleric, one in orders (not necessarily an ordained priest): clēirech a clericus i.e. electus , Corm. Y 352 . cleireach gl. clericus, Ir. Gl. 422 . triar c.¤ . . . oc baithis na hi Brigti, Vita Br. 2 . alali clerech sruith, 11 , cf. sruith clérich, LU 1215 . cléirig do dénum it(i)gi a thige , Críth G. 572 . do munntir Coluim / Cille cléirigh, Snedg. u. Mac R § 56 . Cormacc ba cain clérech / haue Liathain, Fél. June 21 . clérich Hérenn, Thes. ii 320.3 ( Hy. ii 61 ). Suarlech co cleirchibh Midhe, AU an. 851 . cisne a trí a nemtiger c.¤? talum-cumscuthad tria firta ar fiadad, marbad na mbeo ┐ beougha na marb, O'D. 2209 (Nero A vii, 144b). dun tsailmcedlaid . . . d' adhantaigh ┐ do cleirech gu coraind a tonsured clerk, Laws v 24.5 Comm. cleirig ┐ mna ┐ mec, i 242.10 (exempt from the liabilities of sellchecht). ro fergaidhedh in clerech, 6.8 Comm. (of Patrick). i comthinoltaib láech ┐ clérech, LU 2253 ( FA 31 ). do cleirchib ┐ caillechaib, Ériu xix 60 § 8 . dechor eter cleirchiu ┐ laichu, § 7 . M. . . . comarba Patraic, cenn cleirech iartair tuaisceirt Eorpa uile, AU an. 1020 . i fiadhnu[i]si cleirech nErenn, idon, in Leghait ┐ U[i] Osein . . . ┐ na n-epscop archena, an. 1157 . mairg thochrus fri cléirchib cell, SG 78.14 . sóifid fiannas i cella ┐ i cleirchiu, RC xxvi 40 § 213 . in rabhattar caraitt cleirech occut `clerical friends', 362.13 . clērech graece cleros, sors, quia de sorte dictum est , O'Mulc. 216 . écosc cléirigh forsin dara fer ┐ écoscc láich for araile, SG 78.30 . cuigir no seisir do chleirchibh ┐ do shagartaibh do mharbhadh, AU iii 600.3 . gabhait clérich na cille occ ettarghuidhe an Choimdedh, Hugh Roe² 40.27 . clérech ná tuata `person Ecclesiastical', RSClára f. 52a . adeirmisne, na bráithre cléirigh, an o[i]ffige do réir na cléire oile (officium dicebamus nos clerici secundum alios clericos), Rial. S.F. 1648 . sacramaint ina ttabhairthear cumhachda ┐ grása do shagartaibh ┐ do chléircibh, Parrth. Anma 3091 .

(b) clerk; scholar, man of letters : laoch clerech `a lay cleric(?)' (distinguished in text from fer graidh), Ériu viii 121.5 . cethrar cleirech fo an inadh a caithinn an t-imperi a cuid ac scribenn cach oenḟocuil da n-abar sé, Maund. 193 . a maigistreacha moreladhnacha ┐ a cleirigh canonda, Stair Erc. 1782 . na héigsi is dot fháidhibhsi, / na cléirche, na cliarsgola, Ir. Syll. Poetry 70 § 1 . clerech uisce Arda Macha, BCC 358.26 (§ 337) . do ba cléirech do ba [ceard] `a sage', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 21 . do chiúnaidh cleireach [na comhairle] . . . an pobal `the town-clerk', Acts xix 35 .

(c) sacristan, acolyte : dá ndeachaidh an cléireach . . . i n-am an Aifrinn do rádh, dlighidh an sagart an chuid eile de'n Aifrionn do fhriothólamh dhó féin dá raibh an cléireach gan filleadh chuige, Eochairsg. 125.22 . go cclérech ndeghchluach ndesgrédech `Clarke', RSClára f. 88b . coisrig thū féin mar aon ris an tshagart ┐ freagair dhō leis an ccléireach (at Mass), Parrth. Anma 4419 . bhí an cléirioch sásta, / an sagart ró-bhaodhach, ZCP v 217 ( Midnight court 505 ). ní maith sagart gan cléireach, cited Mid. Court glossary s.v.

(d) As epithet or sobriquet: Corcran cleirech, cenn Eorpa im crabud ┐ im ecna, AU an. 1040 . Tadhg mac in cleirigh .H. Concobair, an. 1056 . da mac Maelcobha Clerich, MacCarthy 402.1 . Clereach (? leg. in c.¤) Ua Sealbhaigh, ard comharba Bairre, AFM ii 922.12 .

1 clí

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n f. in chlí, Thes. ii 295.4 . Appar. indeclinable; but see perh. d. sg. clith, Ériu xxix 157 = AM .

(a) a house-post : is c.¤ darach Moysi [i]sin tegdais `an oaken pillar', Wb. 33a5 (` leg., with Chroust, clin', Strachan). cach comarbbae cona ch.¤ inna chaīnorbbae clandas `Hauspfosten', ZCP xi 81 § 13 . ate-midiur-sa ar mo chenéuil clith 'I estimate them by the house-post of my kin' Ériu xxix 157 (= AM 4.18 , 63.163) . cach comarbba cona ch.¤ i cind a thíre techtai, LL 293b12 . fo chlí mo chuile, Lament 104 § 31 . nico n-airsitis cli fri alaile that they would find the house completely destroyed, Vita Br. 1 . sádis c.¤ and ┐ asbert robad chongbail ┐ cathir dó, Trip.² 1731 (castrametatus est, Lat. Lives 34.4 ). amail atcumaic in c.¤ isin tegdais ō lár co clēithi, Corm. Y 275 . ar a chosmaile fri clī thige, ibid. ní hasta dilsi, na tuinide, na c.¤, na cuaille . . . , O'D. 580 ( H 3.17, 444 ). ni rudhradh nad astann cli na cuailli .i. nocha ro tairismech é itir muna astaighte cli a tighi air a aititin fir bunaidh, O'Curry 435 ( H 3.18, 235b ). c.¤ .i. cleath, O'Cl. Equated with cleth: ce dobre bir clethi fordorus .i. cia doburnaid fair banna don c.¤ biraich bis osonn fordorus, O'Dav. 620 . By extension: cia braenaighther bainne do cli biraith na cainnle the pointed candle-stick(?), O'Dav. 320 .

(b) Freq. in Fig. use of a person, champion, support, prop; authority : in ch.¤ comras cond credail / ollmas fu thocaid tugaib `the mighty balk . . . great (and) good under roofs of fortune', Thes. ii 295.4 (SP v). c.¤ de rgóir . . . | Findbarr Maige Bili, Fél. Sept. 10 . lam Chua, c.¤ búadach, Acr. 6 . ard-chli os Emna oenuch (of a king), AU i 418.6 . c.¤ .i. comarba, ut est, Cobtach cloth c.¤ in crabaid, O'Curry 1301 ( H 3.18, p. 540a ) (citation from LB 101b59 ). ar ṅDia . . . / ar C., SR 7483 . a ch.¤ gaili cen eisslis (to Saul), 5994 . arm-char c.¤ `a weapon-loving champion', Metr. Dinds. ii 40.61 . Exceptionally of a woman: ingean d'Aengus, glan a gairi, / cli roscar in Daire dearg, Ériu x 82 § 57 . Of a tooth: en fiacuil im chind gan cli, Fen. 294.5 . c.¤ an éirnidh an ionnaithmhigh an authority in explaining and unriddling? RC iv 354.2 . do thaobh na haithne si (sc. the first commandment) . . . cuir ad mheabhair an ní adéra an ch.¤ riot, Mac Aingil 3212 .

coible

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Forms: coibele, coiblide

n (com. + féile) also coibele. hospitality, generosity : ar chobele . . . doberar, Corm. Y 61 = cobli, Corm. p. 4 . ma ro scáig c.¤ na flatha fil isin brudin, LU 6992 = coiblide, BDD² 574 . ? tugad [co]bla ar tir frisin `were . . . given hospitality till that was done', Ériu viii 28.15 . ? imchomarc hí dunghalaig / dunas caible cachthaige, IT iii 41 § 45 = duras c.¤ , 11 § 16 (chomde gac thige , v.l.). In chevilles: coibli gleir glain, SR 839 . cen choibli ṅgle, 923 . im ch.¤ cruth, 5843 . ? cía ba caible (caibne, v.l.) (: Aidne) `though it was quest-right', Metr. Dinds. iii 444.62 . la c.¤ cridhi, Snedg. u. Mac R 13.5 .

In n. loc.: oc Cnucc Dromma Coblai, Trip.² 2858 .

crád

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Forms: chráidh

n (g s. chráidh, Rial. S.F. 159 ). torment, anguish, misery; act of tormenting, persecuting , etc.: crād graece cratai dirae mucnai, O'Mulc. 207 . ba haithrech lais crādh Cāier, Corm. Y 698 (59.19) . is é . . . c.¤ dorat sí fair-som a lúas ro gab caille, Liad. and Cuir. 26.1 . cid crad doib `though it be grievous to them', Mon. Tall. 152.30 (§ 64) . ciarbo ch.¤ ria menmanrad, SR 6854 . crad meic Dé afflicting the son of God, LU 3039 . gan chradh gan credim, IT iii 87 § 96 . nī diṅgentais do chride ch.¤ , Fing. R. 498 . ba crádh craidhe leis, CCath. 1374 . íarmo ch.¤ dóaib `after they had tormented me', TTr.² 301 . ticfat Tálcind dar muirthrían trolmaib c.¤ cromm, LL 37022 . C. do c[h]rādh ima c[h]rodh, Ériu xviii 58 § 1 . crad na cumad `anguish of grief', TTebe 3395 . gur mor in cradh ┐ in cunntabart ina rabhusa dod grad, ZCP vi 28.13 . ar gclí-ne ag crádh na hanma, Dán Dé xxv 42 . mo chrádh nach ráinig leis pósadh, Keat. Poems 169 .

Perh. in fuller sense of destruction, death in: ría crad mo chuirp chaín i.e. before I die(?), LU 9934 . do thám . . . / fuair c.¤ rí milis M., LL 14872 . ní cian ó crad `not far removed from destruction(?)', Metr. Dinds. ii 54.23 . tuc doib cach ni ar chrad Ch. `to murder C.', iii 414.23 . cechaing C. iarna ch.¤ for lár a thige after he had been offended, outraged(?), iv 102.19 (`after murdering him'). cradh C. . . . / do faemadh la F. `the ruin of C.', MacCarthy 416.y . ? Inis Cathaich do chrod (sic) do Gallaib, Ann. Inisf. 1057.5 (`was plundered'). 1050.5 (see note).

crólige

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n n. later m. Ériu lix 25 . (1 crú + 1 lige) (perh. orig. crolige, see Ériu xii 136 ) lying in gore, state of being severely wounded, bedridden . In title of tract Bretha Crólige `judgements on Blood-lyings', BCrólige 1 . i mmessaib crolige, 5 . da secht cumal crolighe cach rig ┐ cach epscuip `[the penalty for] the blood-lying', 2 . eneclann co leth in cach crolighi cuaird, Laws iii 538.27 Comm. dursan dFionnachta . . . laighe i ccroilighe, TFrag. 96.3 . co ro loitsiot, ┐ gur bhó crólighe dhó `was lying in the agonies of death', AFM ii 1000.8 . at condairc a croligiu, Blathm. 133 (a chrólige: nime, Ed.). maraid inad a thige / irraibe 'na ch.¤ , ACL iii 304.1 . co tarladur dhó arachinn i crolighi, Lism. L. 3123 . ar mbeith i bhfad i gcróilidhe dhó `in a wasting condition', Keat. ii 2681 . Cf. airm hi fail a crōlighe, Fianaig. 12.9 . i gcróthluighe leapa, Maguires of F. 25 .

Legal phr. c.¤ báis orig. state of being mortally injured; deathbed; mortal wound. Later legal meaning injury incurring highest mulct (see Binchy, Ériu xii 130 f. and Peritia xvi 345 . See also (of Máel Sechnaill who died 1022): cor bo crolighi báis dó, AU i 512 (s.a. 1004) . direnar crolige mbais caich fo miad `mortal blood-lying', BCrólige 1 . crolí (sic) bais brighther do cach iarna miadh `(a fine) for death-maim', O'Dav. 268 . go raibh a ccrolighe báis, CS 318.5 . Loosely wound, gore : mórán do . . . créchtaibh ┐ do cróshlighibh báis air, CF² 1292 ; cf. crólighe do chuirp ┐ cholla féin gore, Acall. 7172 . Contrasted in Laws with c.¤ cumaile (see Binchy, ad loc. cit.): ba a croslighe (sic) cumaile . . . ┐ a ba a croslighi (sic) bais, O'Curry 293 ( H 3.18, 161 ). an croligi cumal . . . co tic de dul asteach coitcinn ┐ neach fo láim . . . an crolighi báis . . . nocha ninntaiginn don taibh ara chéile gan neach ag a togbail, 305 ( H 3.18, 167 ). in tan ro fearus in maithir crolighi cumaile ar in lenam ┐ sé ina broinn, 1384 ( H 3.18, 629b ). Of animals: masa croligi bais roferadh arin rop . . . masa croligi cumaili ro fearad air, 729 ( H 3.18, 349 ). leith diri in ruib ina croli[ghi] bais ┐ . . . da trian in leith diri ina croligi cumaile, Laws iii 358.11 Comm. fleg cro-lige funeral feast, Laws v 432.15 Comm. cuna beith deithbir nó fleidhe crolighi sin o cach gradh, O'D. 2374 ( Rawl. B 506, 45b ). cin leth fiach la leth fleidhi croli[ghi] .i. cuig fir deg is í an croli[ghe] deichnebar ar fhichit, O'Curry 1774 ( 23 Q 6, 37 b ).

Cf. cro .i. bi[d] doigh cum[b]a[d] ainm do uir, ut est cét-muinter croligi, O'Dav. 483 .

? dicharr

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ind ata inad a thige i n-iarthur in locha acht tanic in loch tairis post ┐ is fuath tige dichairr, Rawl. 161b11 = SG ii 463 (leg. di chairr ?).

duine

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Forms: duine, dune, duini, duni, duine, dune, duini, duiniu, duniu, duinu, duini, duni, duine, duini, duni, duine, duini, doín-, dóini, dóini, doini, dúini, doeni, dóini, doini, dáini, daini, dóinib, doinib, dáinib, dainib, dóenib, dóine, doine, dáine, daine, doeine, dáine, doíne, daíne, duin-, dune, duíne, duine, duinib, nduinib, dúinib, dúini, duini

n io, m. n s. duine, Wb. 4d6 , 8b8 , etc.; Ml. 35c23 , etc.; SR 450 ; PH pass. dune, Ml. 33c12 , 35c33 ; Hib. Min. 433 ; Mon. Tall. 133.24 ; LU 3509 ( SCC § 27 ). duini, SR 3284 , 3601 , 4645 . duni, SR 449 , 2901 ; CRR 18 ; ? IT i 222.11 . a s. duine, Wb. 4d33 , 21b15 ; Ml. 74b14 ; Fél. Ep. 215 ; SR 186 , etc. dune, Hy. v 81 . duini, SR 6236 . d s. duiniu, Ml. 20d2 , 54b2 , 54b11 , etc. Ardm. 17b1 ( Thes. ii 239.17 ); Cambr. 38a ( Thes. ii 246.29 ). duniu, TBC-I¹ 1745 LU. duinu, ZCP viii 173.22 . duini, Wb. 4b3 ; SR 7889 . duni, Ml. 49b8 ; LU 3941 ( SCC § 44 ). duine, PH pass. , the usual form in later lang. g s. duini, Wb. 12a29 , b12 ; Ml. 35c31 , 74b13 ; Sg. 28b20 ; Cambr. 37d ; Tur. 86 ; SR 1144 , 7884 . duni, IT i 195.7 , 219.4 ; TBC-LL¹ 3875 . duine, SR 8230 , 8272 (usual form in later lang.). dune, FA § 10 . v s. duini, Wb. 1c8 ; Ml. 70d4 ; LU 4016 ( SCC § 46 ). In pl. with stem doín-. n p. dóini, Wb. 8a14 , 22a30 ; Ml. 69b1 ; Fél. Nov. 6 ; SR 643 ; in dóini , Wb. 12d36 ; Sg. 39a23 . doini, Wb. 33c1 ; Ml. 27d1 , 36d16 , 51d77 . dúini, Mon. Tall. 132.33 . doeni, SR 7781 . a p. dóini, Wb. 20d1 , 28b3 ; Ml. 138c1 ; Fél. Ep. 421 ; FB § 57 . doini, Ml. 51b8 , 55d21 , etc. dáini, Ml. 121c12 . daini, 134d3 . d p. dóinib, Wb. 3a5 , 18c5 , 24d4 ; Ml. 24b3 ; SR 4014 . doinib, Ml. 24b14 , 51d12 ; Sg. 189b9 ; SR 3122 . dáinib, SR 3280 , 3876 , etc. dainib, 964 , 5115 ; FA § 34 . dóenib, SR 3910 , 5364 , 7535 , cf. 448 , 1977 . g p. dóine, Wb. 4d4 , 5c16 , 7c13 . doine, 18c13 ; Ml. 16b12 , 31a12 , 14 ; Tur. 45 , 65 ; Cambr. 37b . dáine, FA § 2 . daine, SR 5920 . doeine, AU 986 . v p. dáine, SR 5536 .

In Mid.Ir. pl. doíne, daíne ( doene, Fél. Ep. 152 LB; TBC-LL¹ 6198 ). Also with stem duin- (in some cases perh. duín- for O.Ir. doín-). collai dune , TBC-I¹ 2056 . = duíne, LU 6571 . cet duine , AU 1042 . do duinib , Laws i 268.2 . iar nduinib , ii 278.21 . ar . . . dúinib , Hy. vii Pref . ( Thes. ii 354.4 ). dúini sruithi, Mon. Tall. 152 .

For divergent explanations of the forms see Vendryes, RC xl 437 , Brugmann, ZCP iii 595 , Borgström, Norsk tidsskrift for Sprogvidenskap xii 83 , O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 156 .

IGT Decl. §§ 79 , 205 .

Human being , in widest sense, including both sexes; in sing. oft. = man (in general), mankind: gl. homo, Ir. Gl. 953 , cf. 436 ; Wb. 1c8 , 24d4 ; ZCP viii 173.22 (Fulda Gl.). is e in d.¤ cómlan, in fer ┐ in ben, PH 572 . for[s]in d.¤ coitchenn etir firu ┐ mná humankind in general, RC xxv 244 (LU). Adam oenathair na ndoene, | d.¤ rodelb Dia na ndam, LL 136b15 . ó chruthughadh an d.¤ from the creation of man, Leb. Gab.(i) 4 . dorigéni Dia corp duini, Wb. 12a29 . rofitir in Coimdiu . . . noregad d.¤ tar a timna, Ériu ii 108 . go mbiaidh fios ag na cineadhachuibh nách bhfuil ionnta féin acht daóine that the nations may know themselves to be but men, Psalms ix 20 . mac an d.¤ Son of Man, John iii 14 . persan maic de ┐ maic duini, Tur. 86 . mac dé mac duini (of Cú Chulainn), LL 13928 . sainredach do Dia in popul sin sech na huli doini olchenae, Ml. 129c15 . do teasragain dāini an domuin do phecadh, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 14 . di doenib in domuin, LL 38 . Distinguished from beings of a different order: miscais Dé ┐ dóine (d.¤, v.l.), Tec. Corm. 20 . in ní as doirbh le dáinibh is soirbh le Dia, SG 19 . síd do doenaib . . . indocbail Dé, SR 7535 . rí doeni . . . rí aingel, 7781 . fri dóini, fri demnai, Fél. Ep. 152 . conad cruim me ┐ nach d.¤ (= sum vermis et non homo), Corm. Y 212 . ba cumma cū ┐ ech ┐ dune and, TBC-I¹ 2002 . conidh anbecht ma do ḟācsat mil nā d.¤ beast or man, RC xviii 11 (Tig.). aittrebthaige na slebti etir míl ┐ cethra ┐ d.¤ , Alex. 433 . co ffarccabhtha na buailte fása co n-a n-indilibh iar n-écc a ndaoineadh uile, AFM ii 846 (1044) . a l-leth ina bratán robói ┐ a lleth n-aill ina d.¤ , SG 236 . ni fri biasta chathaigmit-ni acht is fri dóini, FB § 37 . ní for fírd.¤ . . . acht is for corth[e] cloche, Hy. v 66 Comm.

gs. and gp. oft. equivalent to adj. human: delb duini , Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 6 . atat brechtrad i ciallaib ┐ i n-indlechtaib d.¤ , Alex. 994 (= in doini, Anecd. v 7 ). cethri cenéla liac . . . co cēil ┐ chosmailius dōine, Ériu ii 114 § 43 . lochrann . . . nad cumgaidis sūile dōine dēicsin, TBC-I¹ 2042 .

To denote a particular individual or class of individuals esp. with adj. ( person, people ): in d.¤ in chainchomraic hí that man of peace, Ml. 61c12 . Nuada drúi ba duni garg, Metr. Dinds. ii 72 . duni óc is alaind dath (of Cú Chulainn), TBC-I¹ 63 . mac óig[e] é ┐ dune amra i n-ecnu, ZCP ix 459 . duni is mó is bidba d'Ultaib, CRR 18 . duini delbda (of a woman), SR 4645 . dúini sruithi elders , Mon. Tall. 132 . ní gabhadh almsana . . . acht becan o dhainibh riaghalda monks , Lism. L. 3395 . fri hōl do dāinib scithaib, Corm. Y 48 . is díomhaoineas clann na ndaóine uirísiol, is bréug clann na ndaóine mór, Psalms lxxii 9 . So too in composition with adjj.: ni bó cáemd.¤ samlaid, LL 13576 . gruaim-d.¤ a surly person, Corm. Y 694 . ní bí errach senduni, Fianaig. 26 . trí fuiric thige degduni . . . thige drochduni, Triads 97 , 98 . ho degdóinib gl. a bonis, Ml. 24b3 . isna droch(o) doini gl. in malos, 4 . do degdóinib fer nEgept, SR 4014 . mnaa ┐ meicc ┐ mindóene, TBC-LL¹ 6198 . do maic, a Medb co mbāide, | bat ríg, bat rodáine great people, LL 7137 . Note also: doi-duine .i. degduine, Corm. Y 450 . In address (esp. to an unknown person or with adj.): a duini sechitú, Ml. 70d4 . cia thu, a dh.¤?, BS 100 . caoin thú féin, a dh.¤ bhoicht, Keat. Poems 597 .

Oft. taking the place of an indef. pron. anyone, with neg. no one ; cech d.¤ everyone: ní fil ní dogné dune, Mon. Tall. 133 . for cech ndāil amra dogni d.¤ , Corm. Y 691 . nocon-ḟitir duni a diach none knows, MacCarthy 142 ( LL 127a ). ni fail dune doddecha none can tell it, Hy. v 81 . ní theighim for aeidhideacht do thig d.¤ , BS 82 . a trede i n-imruimdethar cach d.¤ , Thes. ii 253.11 (Stowe M.). cech d.¤ nosgéba whoever shall sing it, Hy. vii Pref . dúthracht maith do cech duiniu, Ériu i 193 . Folld. by a part. gen. or equivalent, one (of a number, class of people): rogabhsat na demhna d.¤ dona daoinibh robháttar aga loscudh, RC xxv 394 . ní ruc aen-d.¤ do chloind dō, YBL 155b5 . ní minic bhíos cumann trír | gan d.¤ for fhodord bibh without one of them murmuring, BS 108 . Cf. further: cetracha do dáinib do mathaib Cairpre forty of C.'s nobles, RC xvii 369 (Tig.). āilli Caerach inā gach d.¤ di delbaibh na mban, ACL iii 308 .

With poss. adj. to denote a friend, follower, etc.; in pl. of family, adherents, countrymen: mo rí, mo ruiri . . . mo duni álaind inmain, TFerbe 534 . Dia mo ruire, Dia mo rí, Dia mo d.¤ , ZCP vii 269 . mór uireasbaidh mo dh.¤-se ar dhaoinibh, Keat. Poems 937 . a Mhuire . . . féag ar do dh.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh liii 21 . mo ghéanar as d.¤ di happy he who is one of hers, xlviii 23 . Cend Faelad . . . a dáine fén romarb, ZCP ix 483 . Domnall . . . rí Fortuath Laigen do marbad dia dhainib fein, AU 1043 . dobhér taobh rem dháoinibh fodhéin, BS 122 .

Compds. ¤airecht assembly of people, mote: incuirither co nduinairecht `let it be referred to the court', Laws ii 306 . ¤buale lit. man-fold, a curved line of people (soldiers) formed to enclose or entrap an enemy (?): dunibuali ursloicthi ar cind Conchobair ┐ buden tricho chét ac a íadad dia éis, TBC-LL¹ 5134 (dunbaile, -buaile, v.l.), 5117 (dún buaile, dunbhaile, v.l.). ¤chaithe trespass committed by a person: caithe ceathra ┐ duine-caithe, Laws iv 148 ( .i. na cinta aili doniat na daine hisin ferann, 140 Comm. ). fiach duine-caithe, v 268 Comm. daine-caithib .i. do gait ┐ brisid, 462 Comm. ¤chin crime committed by a human being: rucus d. (.i. in cin do-gēna dune) for rop `ich entschied: Menschen-Vergehen trifft das Tier', ZCP xv 329 § 20 . trí ruip conberat duinechinaid whose trespasses count as human offences, Triads 168 . co fiachaib cach ceathra ┐ duine-chindtaib (.i. . . . na cinta doniat na daine), Laws v 462 . ¤chú lit. man-hound; of warriors: rōinfid fuil fēne fo don | la slūag inna nduinechon, TBC-I¹ 2079 . cath Locha Daim, | hi tóethsat in duinechoin 'the battle of Loch Daim in which the warriors will fall', B. in Scáil² 36 § 11 . ¤delb human shape: ba cáime cech duine-deilb | a cuirp, Metr. Dinds. iii 190 . ¤diglaimm description in verse of a person's form and appearance (?); forming an item in curriculum of the student-bard, IT iii 29 . duine-diglaim .i. diglaim delba in duine, 30 . ¤gabáil human booty, captives (coll.): imá duineghabáil ┐ imá bó-gabáil, SG 343 . dar cenn a broite ┐ a duine gabálai, Alex. 320 . ? ¤gnúis of surface of earth peopled by men: bar dunegnuis in talman `Menschenantlitz der Erde', TBC-LL¹ 5027 (tonngnúis, v.l.). for dunignúis in t., 5975 (tonng., v.l.). bar dunadgnuis in t., 4754 . ¤marbad manslaughter, murder: nā dēna duine-marbad, PH 7470 . lucht in duine-marbtha, 7524 . pian na ndaine marvus a n-aithre . . . ┐ gach dainimarbhadh olchenae, Aisl. Tond. iv 2 . do dēnomh sladaigheachta ┐ duinemharptha, Fl. Earls 122 . See dunmarbad. ¤marbthach murderer, homicide: is duine-m. int-íí dobeir fuath, PH 7483 . See dunmarbthach. ¤pláig torment, destruction of human beings: ro-imretor iaromh duineplaigh forro, ZCP xi 61 . ¤tháide lit. man-stealing, i.e. murder with concealment of the body, secret murder (see Cóic Con. 37 - 39 ): rucus duinithāde cen hēraic, ZCP xv 366 § 52 . fell ┐ fingal ┐ duinethaighe, Laws i 56 Comm. im dindas duinethaide, ima eiric iar fis, 184 . aithne na tunataide, iii 98 . ? Cf. don dunmharbhadh . . . madh a tunnaithigh, O'Curry 285 ( H 3.18 157 ). tuntaidhe .i. tonntaidhe .i. marbadh o nither a taidhe, 1967 ( H 4.22 13 ). féich dunetáiti, Cáin Ad. § 46 . amal rongabsat fingala ┐ duineorcni ┐ duinetáidi, RC xv 488 . Feirgil . . . do mharbhadh i nduinethaide F. was secretly murdered, AFM i 522 , ii 600 , iii 594 . Donnchadh . . . a marbadh i dunathaith do lucht Airtich, AU 1349 (ii 490) . See also duineba(d), duinebás, duinegin, duinorcun, duinorcnid.

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