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aball

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Forms: a.

n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 192 . apple-tree: a.¤ gl. malus, Sg. 61b5 . a.¤ [ab] Abellano oppido Campaniae , Corm. Y 94 . O'Mulc. 4 . One of the `airig feda', Auraic. 1153 . queirt is o chrand rohainmnighead .i. abhull, 1184 . ríga.¤ fó rigthorad, LU 6468 (TBC). aboll ubull / mār a rath / mbruignech mbras, K. and H. 14 . do fuc Eua inn ubull n-úag / dond abaill, SR 1286 . cróib dind abaill a hEmain, Imr. Brain § 3 . frisin abaill a hAle, LL 18178 ( frisan abaild, RC xiii 223.66 .) abla tīre Barsābe, ubla orro gach rāithe, Ériu iii 145 § 27 . cona abhlaibh caemha cubhraighe, 156 § 9 . ar belaibh na habla, BNnÉ 293 § 14 . fa abhoill in imarbais, Ériu iv 112.28 . doire aluinn . . . d'abluibh cubra, RC xiv 42 § 47 . coro sanntaigh Eua toradh na habhla, Grail 3019 . connach fácait ubhall ar abhaill, Acall. 6281 . abhall . . ./ co n-imat a tromthairthe, SG 112.8 . a abhall na n-ubhall gcumhra (of the Cross), DDána 2.6 . In wider sense tree: lomairset abaill mbic dib . . . dus cia nofromobadh a toradh búi forsin abaill, RC x 70.7 . Cf. fíc-aball s.v. fíc.

Transfd. of persons: na trí habhla a haontamhan (Daedalus and his two brothers), TD 20.24 . an ghéag abhla d'ḟiodh Theamhrach (Turlogh Luinech), 7.19 .

Compds. ¤-bláth: tar Magh n-uaine n-abhullblaith apple-blossomed , Caithr. CC 53 . ¤-gel: don chrích Ultaigh abhaillghil, TD 27.31 . ¤-glan: tír . . . n-abhallghloin, TD 1.43 . ¤-gort orchard: in a. chumrae, LL 253b33 . baladh abhallguirt chubra, Acall. 6204 . ro thescc a abhallghort, AFM iii 1126.9 . ¤-pór: toradh abhallphóir ḟóid Bhreagh, TD 24.15 .

Cf. uball.

1 acht

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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).

-acobair

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v subj. pres. 3 s. of *ad-cuimrig (*ath-com-reg-) binds: tacra im a reir conid n-acobuir pleading so as to make what is adjudged to him binding(?), Laws v 252.8 .i. co ro cuimrighi aí caich ina réir, O'Dav. 141 . acobhair .i. cuimrech, ut est ni acobair gell na bi gell `he should not bind', 50 . ? tri tire res na haccobair mac na raith na fiadnaisi, O'Curry 2469 . ( Eg. 88, 38 (39)a ).

2 adaig

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n In phrase a.¤ etarba. Perhaps originally same word as 1 adaig. Used in concrete sense of something which divides, separates , see Thurn. ZCP xx 359 . fiad cacha feda a.¤ eadarba co ndeith bire, feam cacha trachta (in a list of things suitable for everyone (ada comdilsi do cach recht), Laws v 482.z .i. in adaigh bis etarru, itir na ferandaib, co ndeithbirius aici for imirge .i. for teithed, 484.22 Comm. slabrad for chimig, adaigh eatarba i nglas, 484.5 (? some kind of obstruction between the legs to prevent quick movement). ingraide tire .i. ingraid a hindi a comaititin in comaithchi ina thir .i. da aichi no a trí etarbai itir do ceili, Laws iv 48.19 = ingrege .i. innretha .i. di a.¤ etarbai no theoir hi tir do cheli, O'Curry 859 ( H 3.18, 388b ) (? a boundary barrier).

ad-cosnai

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Forms: at-cosna, -ascnai, adcosnat, ascnam, adcosnain, atcosnaitis, adcosnae, -ascnae, adcosna, adcosantae, adruchoisséni, ascnam, ascnaide, ascnaid

v (* ad-com-sní-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 634 ) Indic. pres. 3 s. at-cosna, Fél. 156.11 . -ascnai, Laws iv 366.13 . 3 pl. adcosnat, Thes. ii 6.29 . Ipv. 1 pl. ascnam, Fél. Dec. 31 . Indic. impf. 1 s. adcosnain se, Thes. ii 2.26 . 3 pl. atcosnaitis, Fianaig. 10.19 . Subj. pres. 2 s. adcosnae, Ml. 56b39 . -ascnae, Ml. 56b31 . 3 s. adcosna. Ml. 51b6 . Subj. impf. sg. pass. adcosantae, Ml. 115d13 . Pret. and perf. 3 s. adruchoisséni, Ml. 69d4 .

Vn. ascnam.

Part. ascnaide.

Later also as simple vb. ascnaid.

(a) makes for, strives for, seeks (trans.): ni moa adcosnat bete in secundo genere . . . quam `they do not strive more', Thes. ii 6.29 . ní etaigthersu immanisin .i. ni ascnae ┐ ní charae, Ml. 56b31 . cach gell cona [ḟ]ritgill do di[a] nascnai coir `on the basis of which he attains his right', Ériu xii 48.2 . athlaech . . . nad nascnai sacarbuic `a lay-recluse who does not go to the sacrament', Laws iv 366.13 . nech atcobra dul for nemh, atcosna (atcosnae v.l.) in flaith, ZCP vii 310 § 1 . is ech buada dar mag réid / fer adcosnaid flaith Dé móir, Goid. 180.22 ( LL 284b42 .) is treothu adcosnaigther flaith nime, LB 12a46 . atcosnatis bidbad būaidh `they strove ever for victory over their foes', Fianaig. 10.19 . ascnaid Ériu seach inis Breatan sets out for E., BB 203b38 . in port adcosnaidís, 39a23 . gur bo hi an conair i ttudchad . . . don tir nó asgnáifedh, Hugh Roe 80.19 (fo. 21b) .

(b) proceeds, goes (intrans. with various prepp.): atchiu churach dar Muir Mend / ascnas i n-iathaib h-Erend, LL 12642 . adcosnat hi crich Ciarraigi . . . co Ath Féne, IT ii2 213.33 . ro-asgna Luguidh cona mhaithibh . . . i ccomhdhāil Conaill marched against, ZCP xiv 249.3 . ascnait assaide d'ardchathraig in tíre , LL 220b11 ( TTr. 246 ). ro asccna assaidhe co ros Comáin, AFM vi 1954.7 . ascnais A. co Poll Ruadhain, BNnÉ 322 § 31 . ro asccna ó D. tar Sruthair . . . ar fud tire hamhalghaidh, AFM iii 390.x . do easccna ara aghaidh he went forwards, v 1574.4 . ro asccnatar rempu they advanced, CCath. 4898 . ascnait . . . tria fort `they passed through a fort', Fl. Earls 104.27 . ascnaidhit a n-iermoracht Uī Nēill `they set out to overtake O'N.', 164.10 aon léig[e] dēg issedh ro ascnaidset in lā sin, 166.29 . ascnam . . . iarsin slicht let us go over the account (of a tale), Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1 . asgnaidh esti a h-ainim life departed from her, Aen. 2869 . ra ascná uadib a mbruth, LL 244b42 .

Cf. ascnamaid.

ad-roich

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v late form of do-roich with change of preverb: adroich in gilla itir na heachaib comes between the horses, Anecd. i 9.5 ( SCano 271 , and note. In this and next ex. correct reading perh. at-raig, -reig). is and itroich fri toichida comtuinide fri fir tíre , O'D. 1962 (Eg. 90, 7(8)c). iss ed atomrua (fut.), Ériu viii 173.30 . as samlaidh adró Fer D. dot ionnsoighidhsi it is thus F.D. will come to attack you, ZCP x 281.20 . adroset aes na Grecia uile co bagach . . . dia digail, BB 425a6 . ?cáin do Denna Den doma addonruacht `the mound he has reached', PRIA xix 532 § 2 ( LU 9836 ).

aiccid, accaid

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n tenant, farmer(?): atrocratar acaide in tire leis, CCath. 2901 . accaidi do gabhail, 1227 . muintir Rabhartaigh . . . Coloman an Sgríne ┐ acaid[e] rígh ó bhFhiachrach, Hy Fiach. 172.3 . acaidheadha .i. aittreabthaigh nó tionóntaige, O'Cl. Freq. found in association with the name Fiachu, youngest son of Cathaír Mór: attreib Cathāir / cōecait mbliadne būanḟlaith / a.¤ Fiacha fīrmaith / flaith ḟechair ḟūamdaith F. was a peasant, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 17 § 16 . sil Fiachach ba ha.¤ , Rawl. 124a22 . Fiachu ba ha.¤ can as roainmniged, 36 . Cathaer Mar mandrad Brega / Fiachu fer ba haicceda, 83a48 . Fiaca Baiccida .i. ba ha.¤ .i. in aicce a brathar, BB 253b4 . Fiachu baccid, LL 315b54 . ro bai [Fiacha] . . . a [bh]fail a bhráithreach . . . conidh de sin ro lil F. Fa hAicidh de ar a bheith a n-aicci a bhráithreach, Leb. Cert. 202.y . Cf. 1 aicde?

1 aicde

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Forms: aice

n also aice , f. perh. vn. of ad-guid see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 551 . bond, surety, security: a.¤ .i. trebaire ┐ desmirecht air, a.¤ mac .i. mac nascaire, O'Curry 2077 (H. 4.22, f. 67). cu na dleiste do dune gumud cuma a epert ┐ a a.¤ acht do grádh sechta i.e. certain grades made themselves liable by simply giving verbal undertakings(?), O'D. 943 ( H 3.17, 660 ). duine bud cuma epirt ┐ a.¤ i.e. a man whose word is as good as his bond, Laws iii 326.26 Comm. ; 4.15 Comm. Cf. O'Dav. 795 . isit esinnricc manib cuma a n-epert ┐ a n-aice, Laws v 358.20 Comm. (cf. innann a nepert ┐ a narach, O'Curry 535 ( H 3.18, p. 265b = CIH iii 795.33 )). cred é cuma epert ┐ aige? . . . .i. commór a apart do féin ┐ ba huca thoghaidhe leis trebaire aire, O'Curry 1383 ( H 3.18, p. 629a ). aicc macu hi fiacha . . . do neoch imme fuigle in aicdiu from someone who gives decisions in matters affecting security, Laws ii 130.10 . dairt for a roach (.i. for a fiadnaise), colbdach for a aiciu (leg. aicdiu Thurn. ZCP xv p. 366 ) (.i. for a naidm) bo for a aitire, ZCP xiii 24.6 . ni direnaiter ni herenaiter aigde, O'Curry 824 ( H 3.18, p. 379a ). ni saigh ni a aicdiu .i. . . . ni astait ní na aitire, O'Curry 1990 (H. 4.22, p. 25). nach fer aici ┐ comit[h]echta, Anecd. iii 24.23 . mar do beith araind urradh / fan cunnradh do chenglamair / as i aice as annsa ann / damsa is caite re chomhall, 23 E 29, 81.4 . aicdhe .i. comhall, O'Cl. Note also aice .i. treabh (for trebaire?), ib. ?fochraic aicidi .i. log na haici ma diubart iar fis ┐ trebaire, O'Curry 1989 (H. 4.22 , 25 ). ? haice .i. ecaidhe nó deroil no eraise, ut est haice cach rath co rath tire .i. . . . is deroil cach ni doberar isin rath co tir, O'Dav. 1069 .

aimbrit

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Forms: aimrit

i adj (cf. birit). Also aimrit. infertile, barren, childless: bá haimbritt í, TFrag. 32.3 . ben ambrit leis, LL 277b15 . aimrit . . D., clannmar . . . a siur, Fél. 172.22 . ba haimrit in rí, BDD² 87 . boí Mugain . . . hi fail Díarmata ┐ sí amrit, LU 4235 . masa aimrit e 'if he [the husband] is infertile', CIH ii 673.25 , Mar. Dis. 74 . mac Anna ambreit (metri gratia?), SR 5372 . mac Elcanna ┐ Anna amrite, BB 245b13 . docechnad . . . for a maige comtis ambriti chaidchi cacha clainde, LU 10950 . issed dogni iasscratai aimbritie, Anecd. iii 26.22 . dobir sin breith do mnaib aimridi, RC xxiv 374.10 . Of plants, etc.: aimrid éadtoirtheach (of a tree), TSh. 9126 . aimrid gach craobh, DDána 73.7 . aimbrith a hioth, AFM i 96.3 . dogníter na tíre . . . condat ambrite, PH 4232 . aimrid, díosg, seasg, Eg. Gl. 22 .

As subst.: for a.¤ fine .i. duine do na berar clann, O'D. 785 ( H 3.17, 563 ).

áindle

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Forms: áin(n)le, Áinle, ainnle, Andle

n m. Also áin(n)le. Áinle (: atámne), Metr. Dinds. iv 10.23 . ainnle m., IGT Decl. § 2 . Also with short ă- (difft. wd.?), cf. aindli (: taidhbhi), BB 53b16 (15) ( Stud. Hib. iv 70 ), and also perh. TFerbe 280 (16) ( graibre (: airne), Metr. Dinds. iv 388.21 ). hero, warrior(?): Failbe ánle (aindle, ainle, anle, ainli v.ll.) Íae `Failbe the hero(?) of Iona', Fél. March 22 . forgla curad ┐ caithmiled, anle ┐ anraid, Aen. 1906 . da ainle, 2061 . caindel ┐ ánle ┐ dretel na hvile hAsía (of Alexander), TTr.² 473 . ro bhu dhual do[n] aindli ég, BB 53b16 . ?ba maith ri cách do gráibri / is derb ropat degairle (no derganle), TFerbe 280 . As n.pr. Ainle sochla slúagach, Fél. June 21 . Ainnle (one of the three sons of Uisliu), Rel. Celt. ii 236.25 . g s. Andle (Aindli v.l.), IT i 77.19 (L. mac nU.), Ándle (Ainnli v.l.), 78.28 (ib.). Aindli sapiens Tíre da glas, TFrag. 134.12 .

ainetham

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n (2 etham) non-arable land: fodla tire . . . eatham ┐ aineatham, Laws iv 276.2 . mad ainmin .i. mad aínethamh, 214.20 Comm. dethbir . . . athaim ┐ anathaim, 84.10 . dethbir . . . aithim ┐ anaithim, 21 . andomain .i. ferann ainethaim . . . cuirrig ┐ seiscenn no moin, O'Dav. 140 .

aintrend

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adj (4, 5 drenn? See Lochlann ii 220 ) very strong: trí hana antreinn, 'three wealths in barren places', Triads 147 . in ner[t] n-antrend na cáemnacair clód na costod (of a hero), LL 6456 . As subst. am dillid dimain dootair d'éis aindreind ardUlad `the fierce one', Ériu viii 173.3 . Freq. of rough or unproductive land: andrend .i. ainmin tíre .i. ni trēn fri clanna gan urba, O'Mulc. 104 = ni tren fri clandugad narbha, O'Curry 124 (H. 3.18 p. 75). drénd .i. garb unde dicitur aindreand (.i. sliab), Thr. Ir. Gl. 15 . cis lir fodla antrenni? a tri . . .. antrenn, ┐ anmín ┐ andomain, Laws iv 276.16 Comm. antrenn .i. sliab fraich ┐ aiteann, 18 Comm. antrend, cumala da bo ndec seisc nairi, 278.5 Comm. suifid antrenna i n-ōglanna `mountains will turn into perfect lands', RC xxvi 48 § 259 . maith a h-eathamh sa haindreann / fo cheann tairmcheall a tulach, Hard. ii 302.y .

aipche

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Forms: aibche, aibghe

n , f. (apaig). aibche, aibghe, IGT Abstr. Nouns § 30 . ripeness, maturity: ni tanccatar guirt in tire ina n-a.¤ fein, CCath. 3503 . re linn easgair ┐ a.¤ dhó (of a field), TSh. 9122 . ar ngéagcraobh go n-aibche fháis, DDána 79.9 .

airacrad

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vn. of airecraid: ro gabhsat for uracrad (urcrad v.l.) na long . . . of ḟochraib in tíre (of moving ships out of anchorage), CCath. 1929 . a[c] cur (ic urachrad, icc uracradh v.l.) a lestur ó thír, 1424 .

? airching

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n dolúidh R. . . . a tirib íat[h] Fomórach la haircing tire do cuairt coicrich, Dinds. 42 ( RC xv 432.z ) = la airchinn, LL 22394 .

airchinn

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Forms: airchenn, airchinn, erchind, airchinn, aircinde, airchind, aircend, n-airchind

n f. (cenn). Later also airchenn. n s. airchinn, Wb. 21c6 . a s. erchind, Ml. 131c12 . g s. airchinn, AFM vi 1964.26 . na aircinde , Laws iv 138.y Comm. d s. airchind, RC xv 78.14 . aircend, Laws iv 94.10 . ? a du. dí n-airchind , BDD² 816 . See Vendr. Lex.

Narrow side of a rectangle, head, end: congaibther tóib et airchinn and `side and front are held together in Him' (i.e. the Corner-stone), Wb. 21c6 . congaib som toib ┐ erchinn issuidiu, Ml. 131c12 . ni fess . . . taeb nó airchend [isin]d loch sin ar is comḟota ar cech leth, RC xvi 274.22 . na cethri comaithchiu ata nesom immidbiat fri da taeb ┐ fri da n-airchind, Laws i 260.11 . ma fer for aill asrenar and a taeb no a naircend, iv 94.10 . ?ataat fri a dí n-airchind n-airidi (of a couch), BDD² 816 . do forni in epscop . . . croiss isin capor ndescertach aniar inna airchini, LB 278a52 . rochuirsiot tene gacha slesa ┐ gacha hairchinn de (of a fortress), AFM vi 1964.26 . ro coirig a n-etedha catha impo .i. D. marcach isin dara haircend dib ┐ an coimlin cetna isin aircenn araill, CCath. 5398 . on aircenn co araill don cath, 5830 . leaptha sróill da seachna ar oircheann the field of battle is preferred to silken couches (of a leader), L. Cl. A. B. 196 § 9 . do folchadh d'oircheann uaine / teaghdhais Macha Mongruaidhe, Aithd. D. 8.5 . As a measure of land (see RC xii 160 ): caide an airceand? teora fairge ┐ urcor flescaig, Laws iv 138.15 .i. comaircím caiti aithne na aircinde itir, y Comm. teora foirrge in aircenn tire in boairech, O'Curry 844 ( H 3.18, 384ay ). ruirid raite dono, rith tar tri hair[c]eann teora sealba `running over the three headlands of three holdings' (definition of the cattle trespass called `ruiriud raite'), Laws iv 136.21 . ma do cuatur na hindilli tar aen aircind no tar da aircind, 138.7 Comm. ? cluain oirchinn, DDána 82.9 . aircheann tíre .i. imeal tíre no taobh tíre , O'Cl. In vaguer sense in conjunction with aird: corbo chonair letartha . . . cach n-aird ┐ cach n-aircind don charput sin, LU 6403 (TBC). cathbharr . . . cetheora geam . . . for gach naird ┐ for gach nairchind de, RC xv 78.14 . rangontar-som . . . do cech aird ┐ do cech airchind, TBC-LL¹ 4263 . gach aird ┐ gach aircheann dona cathaib ceachtarrdha, LL 410b14 . in gach aird ┐ in gach airchend don bhaile, Hugh Roe² 90.23 (fo. 23b) . Cf. airchenn.

airchosc

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n (cosc) check, hindrance esp. of preservative or prophylactic against disease ; ` antidote, spell ', O'R. Poems : na hurcoisg noch foireas an dortadh fola, 23 P10 ³, 25a37 . mar urchosc da gcaomhna ar gach galar feadh na bliadhna, Keat. ii 3831 . dobeiredh aithne aran urcosg budh cneasda da cabair, Ériu xi 196.7 . urchosg cabhartha créacht da g-chneadhaibh, ML 90.7 = urc[h]oisg cabart[h]a 'n-a c[h]nedaib, ML² 1268 . gurab urchosg imleighis dá gach esláinte, TSh. 2309 . nír b'urchosc codalta do na cóigcríchaib in córughad sin: cloisdecht a mbidbad ar bruachaib a tíre `sleep-compelling charm', Caithr. Thoirdh. 77.32 . a uir 'na urchascc eloidh `a preservat- ive of escape', BNnÉ 191 § 7 (see § 6 ). na hiarr breithemhnas aislingi naid urchoisc `spells' (= a nemine etiam somnia aut visiones curiose vagando requiras), ITS xxix 204.3 . Note also: do fhaem for impidhib ┐ erchosc in chocaid, SG 63.36 (but text apparently incomplete). Cf. do-coisig.

1 airechas

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n u, m. Later o. (1 airech). In Laws position of an aire; rank, legal status: ócaire, is ardu a a.¤ adi, Críth G. 87 . is di búaib atá a a.¤ ┐ a eneclann, 153 . do cuaidh as a bo-airechus ┐ ni riacht in t-oirechus desa, Laws v 32.12 Comm. cach aireachas [bes?] ardu i.e. each higher step in the rank of `aire', ii 12.4 Comm. is aire desu cu nairechus echta, 266.8 Comm. dair, cidh dombeir nairechus hi? iv 148.z . ni bis i m(b)iad a aireagais `in accordance with the dignity of his rank', BCrólige 24 .

In more general sense precedence, sovereignty, superiority, importance: a.¤ ind rig `the preeminence of the King', Ml. 46b6 . a.¤ do thabairt do macc `that principality (i.e. sovereignty) is given to the Son', 128a15 . rohucad a.¤ inna róma co constantinopoil, Sg. 174a1 . a.¤ ceneóil airsiu (leg. airsin? edd.) ní a.¤ fidei, Wb. 1b12 . dorochóinset arndabeth . . . ind a.¤ cétnae `they despaired of having . . . the same pre-eminence', Ml. 131c9 . ind airechsa ┐ inna soire rotecht in popul, 5 . huand a.¤ , 113b10 . hó airegas gl. a principio, Wb. 7b11 . in n-a.¤ nísin, Ml. 64d11 . ni gaib a.¤ , Wb. 3d8 . ithé rogabsat airegas gl. quosdam . . . possuit Deus . . . primum apostolos, 12b13 . ardri ar airechus, LU 8485 ( FB § 33 ). is la demnaib a n-oenur a airichas its sovereignty belongs to the devils alone (of hell), 2222 . tilach airechais ┐ tigernais Herend, 3439 ( SCC § 21 ). rígi ┐ airechus hÉrenn, BColm. 72.18 . is acco bái in t-a.¤ mór in ard ruide, LL 206a30 . teilccfidher a n-a.¤ / o sain collaithe mbratha, Anecd. ii 31.14 . a.¤ nEchach iarsin / sáegul noídecdai i nEmain, Metr. Dinds. iv 68.134 . gur bhean ríghe ┐ aireachas . . . de, Keat. iii 1436 . riasiú ro chaith bliadhain iomlán i n-aireachas a athardha, AFM v 1706.9 . gur maidset meic E. airechus coscair na cath-laithrech `gained the victory of the battle place', MR 244.8 . airechus engnuma, 160.18 . a nirt ┐ a n-airechus, ZCP viii 107.11 = a nert ┐ cumachta ┐ niachus, Anecd. ii 54.10 . ro chumhdaigh . . . cathair . . . is innte sein do caittí inmhe ┐ oirechus an ferainn sin go hiomlán, BNnÉ 236 § 158 . Frequ. coupled with ordan: t'ordan ┐ t'a.¤ , Trip.² 2971 . mór d'ordan ┐ d'aerechas, LU 10118 . tuile ordain ┐ oireachais na hErind (of a person), RC xvii 407.21 (Tig.). So also: ordan ┐ oireachas Mumhan, AFM ii 912.18 . As defining gen. port airechais seat of government, residence of a chief: ardphuirt aireachais an tíre , AFM v 1688.12 . port airechais Iarla C. R., vi 2200.13 . ardphuirt aireachuis Éireann `Ireland's capitals', TD 1.5 (see note, ii p. 188). cathair oirechais chief city, capital, Marco P. 3 . dothaithtin leo . . . in tinbher eisg ┐ oireachuis fuaradar ann `the noble fish-abounding estuary', Ériu v 90.22 . In comic n.pr. Ordan mac Airechuis, Anecd. ii 64.1 .

airḟognamaid

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Forms: aurfognumes

n (airḟognam): tíre (g s.) aurfognumes, O'Curry 834 ( H 3.18, 381b ). (`which is liable for extra service ?' Plummer MS. notes).

3 airid

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Forms: airthe

v (2 ar) see Lochlann ii 221-2 . ploughs, tills: nad n-air, Laws v 284.y . apud nad nartharr indib, mad arrtharr tairis is duine cin if ploughing takes place in spite of it, ii 120.18 Comm. do min tire . . . artha(i)r in trilaithe a mi[s] Marta, which is ploughed during three days, ZCP xiv 348.5 ( Laws ii 238.18 ). dilsi in neich arthair ann any crop raised there is forfeit, Laws iii 128.10 Comm. madh ro achtaigh cin ar ┐ ro hairedh `if he has stipulated not to plough and it has been ploughed', iv 132.25 Comm. bó geiles in fēr / dam aires in tír, KMMisc. 262 § 11 . co ro airet laa air isin faichi sin (of oxen), BB 415a23 . co n-aired ┐ co mbenadh gan allus ┐ gan torrsi (Adam), 16b2 . an talamh oirfither (arfathar v.l.) accat, BNnÉ 321 § 24 . cóic achaid Uisnig ro-air, LL 295b32 ( SG 361.22 ). roairsetar, Lism. L. 1502 . roarsatar, Three Hom. 68.27 . a naenlo roharad in mad, Ériu v 114.4 . 'san rian nár hoireadh re a ucht / i ngurt gliadh dob oiremh Art, L. Cl. A. B. 232.35 . Fig. [fóir a Dhé] m'anmain is air, DDána 42.17 . Part. airthe, CCath. 3965 .

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