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áinne

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n see LEIA ring, circuit . According to Pokorny, ZCP xxvi 4-7 , also anus, podex, posterior: ánne gl. anellus, Sg. 47b12 . fuath lochad landai lordai / fuath na n-ainne erordai, SR 5432 (ref. to quorum posteriora, etc., Kings vii 25 , Pokorny). a.¤ .i. cūairt. Ueteres .i. na sendāini enim ponebant an pro circum, unde dicitur annus .i. blīadain .i. fa c[h]ūairt bīs an bliadain, Corm. Y 14 .

Cf. fáinne.

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 .

airténe

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n io, m. (2 art) small stone: artēne .i. cloichēne . . . unde Guaire Aidne dixit: docealat mōr n-amra ind airtēni bite for ligiu Marcāin, Corm. Y 26 . a.¤ .i. mionchlocha, O'Cl. s.v. art

anae

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n io, m. (the expl. as * ad-no-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 585 would require a form *ánae. See the rhyming exx. infra). On conn. with mod. in ann, i ndan, indon etc. see Éigse xi 85 - 88 . In early lang. usually in pl. wealth, riches, prosperity: ana [.i.] saidhbhrios, Metr. Gl. 14 § 26 . anae graece .i. sursum, unde dicitur an. Anōs datur feib ┐ ana caich, quod indicat nomen hominis .i. antropus .i. suas-deicsid, O'Mulc. 86 . aninae .i. dapes, unde a.¤ , 87 . ana .i. sonas no saidhbhrios, O'Cl. lase rombatar a n-anai inna lamaib, Ml. 95a13 . imforling anu dúnni a paupertas gl. habundauit in diuitibus, Wb. 16c2 . nach accuis trissanétatsat som inna anu, Ml. 57a3 . is hé as topur inna n-ane gl. qui prestat nobís omnia abunde, Wb. 29c7 . ar thercai inna n-ane ndomundae, Ml. 56d14 . im chuindchid inna n-a.¤ nerchradach, 59d3 . honaib imbedaib inna n-a.¤ , 45b8 , 56b24 . inna n-ánæ gl. opum, 28a3 . donaib ánib, Wb. 27b9 . a foróil bess lib dinaib anib gl. uestra habundantia, 16c22 . ho anaib gl. diuitiis, Ml. 36a9 . doformaig a ánae, Fél. Ep. 195 . a.¤ ┐ suthaine dóib, Trip.² 2213 . nach tech suidigthir amlaid sin . . . ní bia can ana and, LL 3798 (= Dinds. RC xv 280 `treasures'). imrōl tocaidh ┐ ordan ┐ anai, ACL iii 298 § 64 . tri hana antreinn: tipra i sléib . . ., Triads 147 . ferr ana inā ancis, ZCP vi 261.3 . mathair anai cech ḟini, Metr. Dinds. i 10.71 . a linn na n-uile n-ana (: eangnamha), Dánta Gr. 41.107 (to a person). gér mór a ana / a einech 's a almsana (of Maedóc Ferna), BNnÉ 282 § 268 . sonas ná ana ná ágh, TSh. 9319 . In sense of provisions: nolethad a n-a.¤ tar[na] tire, Corm. Bodl. 28 (orcc tréith) = Corm. Y 1018 . aná mblechta, Ériu viii 69.70 = ana lachta, RC xx 250.20 . fácbaid tra rath ┐ bendachtu for deoradu Imblechu, ┐ ana mhinaráin i n-Imblig, MacCongl. 55.14 . ana cuile, ZCP x 50.4 . ? is tre fír flathemon cach ana lán cach lestar lán imma ḟlaith, ZCP xi 88 § 11 = cach recht rán, 81 § 12 . Fig. of a person: T. O Baighill ana thuaisceirt Erínn (sic), AU ii 270.16 . ó theasda mh'ana eisd mh'uch (: cara), DDána 90.25 . Ultan ana (.i. fertach) `U. a treasure', Gorm. Apr. 16 . As mock n. loc. Ana ┐ Indmas ┐ Brugas a tri ṅdúine, LL 3914 .

Compd. ¤-dénmaid: dind anedenmid gl. opifice, Ml. 25a19 . innanadeinmid gl. opificem, 42b17 .

1 anamain

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n f. Name of a class of metre proper to an ollam. Connected with anaid (in sense breathes ) and ainimm and perh. orig. in sense of psychic inspiration , Watkins, Celtica vi 217 but see ZCP xxxi 146 , Ériu xlviii 47 . The a.¤ had two divisions, a.¤ becc and a.¤ mór, also called a.¤ ceithireich, which was sub-divided into four `ré's. See also IT iii pp. 164-68 . Variously explained by native glossators: emon airchitel, ar it cosmaili a dā lethcomarc unde a.¤ dicitur .i. nī emon acht is ceat[h]arreig, O'Mulc. 391 . Corm. Y 574 . a.¤ .i. ainm airc[h]etail .i. án a somaoin ar mét a lóig[e] ┐ a grāid, ar is dán olloman, unde dicitur: `inloing ollam a.¤', Corm. Y 39 (cf. O'Dav. 1072 ) = inellaig ollam anamuin, O'Mulc. 537 . a.¤ (.i. anṡomain .i. somain án .i. airdairc ┐ is ind immund tis atá ind a.¤) eter da nin inso .i. nin i tossuch in moltai ┐ nin ina deriud, LU 400 ( ACC, RC xx 146.3 ). a.¤ an somain `glorious profit', Auraic. 1581 . baird . . . cid i ndeocraigetar? . . . i ndanaib ┐ gradaib ┐ anmandnuib (┐ aistibh no anamnaibh v.l.), IT iii 5.7 . a.¤ bec indso, 60 § 120 . ind a.¤ mór . . . cethrí re inti-sside .i. nath anair, laíd ┐ emain. Itt e sein tra cetrí re na hanamna, 59 § 114 . a.¤ ceatarach annso . . . cethireich .i. ceithri reich ann ┐ it e annso a nanmand .i. nath, anair, laidh ┐ eamain, 96 § 152 . in t-ollam filead . . . a.¤ cainceitiriac a aisde go n-a ceithir reib ogaib eilligter innti [i.] nath ┐ anair, laid ┐ eamain, Laws v 58.6 Comm. is hi foglaim na .xi. bliadna .i. .l. anamain (anaman v.l.) mór ┐ .l. a.¤ becc (of an ollam), IT iii 59 § 113 . is i so . . . in anamhain fodhen, 97 § 157 . .x. mba ┐ samaisc ar corp na hanamnach boden, Laws v 58.8 Comm. incipít dona hanamhnaibh, IT iii 96 . iarcomarc na hanamna inso sís, 60 § 119 . teora uama ollaman xii raind na filidechta ┐ na ceithri srotha déc . . . ┐ anamna ollaman, 59 § 112 . a.¤ irdairc / uasal in slonnod / nisdenand duine / uile acht ollom, 106 § 25 . carpat cumaili cach aeda anumna, 50 § 93 . Laws v 70.3 Comm. co feser cia halt aircetail bera fri sechta .i. i[n] nath, inn anair, inn a.¤ etc., Auraic. 828 , 1578 , 4654 .

Associated with names of magical formulae (but see Ériu xlviii 47 ): ceithri srotha déc [na filidechta] ínso sís .i. . . . immas ┐ dichetal, a.¤ ┐ brethugud ┐ tenmlaida, etc., IT iii 58.1 ., LL 3898 . nath ┐ dicetal ┐ Bretha Nemedh ┐ a.¤ , Laws v 28 n.5 . dicedul do cenduib, cedul nanomuin, O'D. 2207 (Nero A vii, f. 143b). ailghes ┐ a.¤ ┐ glaimh dicend, 2319 ( Rawl. B 506, 33b3 ).

ancair

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n (see LEIA s. anchara) anchorite: Cormac Selbaig a.¤ (anchora, angcaire v.l.), Cog. 16.22 . encuir graece fossud ┐ encoire enim graece auess quae manet in locis suis, unde enchuir ┐ encorach dicitur duine fossad fo craeph, O'Mulc. 398 .

Cf. ancharae.

aninae

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n a.¤ i. dapes, unde anae, O'Mulc. 87 .

4 ar

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Forms: aire, air, airib, or

n o. In early texts also with g s. aire, d s. air (cf. d pl. airib: -maigib, Metr. Dinds. iv 232.33 ). Perh. orig. o, n. with early adoption of s-inflection (see the remarks on dún, GOI § 280 ). m., IGT Decl. § 68 (d s. or).

(a) act of ploughing, tilling, cultivating; husbandry: a.¤ ab eo quod est aro .i. airim, Corm. Y 13 . a.¤ ab aro uel ab aruo, unde arbur .i. ar-fēr .i. ḟēr mbroga, O'Mulc. 52 . a.¤ .i. treabhadh, O'Cl. a.¤ ┐ buain, Laws ii 366.19 . dam fri ha.¤ , i 122.10 . in dam aire, ZCP xv 308 § 3 . fir suicc .i. biss oc aur, O'Curry 801 ( H 3.18, 371b ). oin eich ag a.¤ for bla `the loan of a horse to plough upon land', Laws v 278.4 . slan doibsium int a.¤ sin do denum, Laws iii 270.1 . fri ha.¤ ┐ fri trebad in talman, Fél. 88.24 . a menma i n-a.¤ ┐ i mbuain do gres, PH 3548 . co raairdis laa n-air, LL 220b29 ( TTr. 260 ). lá air n-indraic, Ériu i 220 § 14 . a lá áir, O'Curry 2145 ( Eg. 88, 3(4)a ) (a labourrent, Plummer MS notes, cf. a.¤ manach duty-work , Reeves Ad. 369 and see Ériu ix 157 - 8 ). re hūair n-air for the ploughing, ZCP viii 221.7 . Mairt a n-a.¤, Mairt hi corad sil a ngurt, RC xii 106 § 160 . sgur don ithir dh'or, IGT Decl. ex. 875 . ní léig fuacht do a.¤ ná obair do dhēanamh, Párl. na mB. 3423 . Fig. tabair ucht ar a.¤ na haithrighe to cultivate repentance, TSh. 6940 . Cf. further: go nár fágbatar . . . d'araib ná d'innmasaib ` agriculture (implements and produce)', Caithr. Thoirdh. 136.10 .

(b) the land ploughed, cultivated land: hit air for your ploughed land, Laws i 162.21 . mad boui occi ┐ a.¤ da ṡesrech .x. esiden `he had a field, making a ploughland of twelve teams', Ériu v 114.2 . tarrúd úire ar airib, Metr. Dinds. iv 232.33 . a silad in air sin o fhiaclaib na nathrach, TTebe 68 . ?tarsna tri lán-air `ploughlands', Misc. Hag. Hib. 106 § 20 . ag buain a hair `reap its tillage', O'Gr. Cat. 442.14 . iomdha feadhbh gan a.¤ gan ura `farmless . . . widows', Ó Bruad. ii x 2 . a.¤ gan fhál `unfenced tillage-land', LBranach 651 . fál fa a.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 392.33 .

1 ard

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Forms: árd, árt, art, arad, arad, arrad, arruidṡliocht

also árd. árt, Wb. 24d9 . art, Thes. ii 235.15 . Somet. arad metri gratia, esp. in later lang.: arad, IT iii 104 § 202 . arrad, Ó Bruad. i 32 § xiv . arruidṡliocht, 23 G 24, 239.4 .

I Adj. o, ā

(a) Of objects not in contact with ground high: innahí ruptar ardda dunnai (of planets), Thes. ii 11.42 (BCr.). In compds. tri ardlémend, LU 4021 ( SCC 47 ). ard-luth a eich high motion, CCath. 4712 . ardnem na náemh, RC xxiv 372.25 . Cf. airdrenn, 2 airdrech.

(b) high above ground, elevated, lofty . Of a place: huand luc digas no a.¤ gl. e loco editiore, Ml. 58a12 . 47c19 . isna lucu arda, 23d23 . Of a mountain etc.: hi tilchaib ardaib, Ml. 14a9 . iter da sliab arda, TTebe 898 . Of a building etc.: gríanána . . . ardda, MU² 201 . i n-iomdhaidh aird raised high from floor(?), Magauran 1380 . Cf. compd. ¤-lepaid: iomdaighe ┐ árdleapthacha, RC xiv 30 § 12 . go rabat ind (leg. id ?) ardleabaidh / a mna a meic may they be in Thy high bed (place of honour ?), Anecd. ii 33 § 17 . mairidh an fhithchioll eagair / do h-imbearthaoi a n-áirdleabaidh, ML 50.6 . Of a tree tall: ind huinnius ardd, Sg. 67a11 . arnaib fedaib sonartaib ardaib, Ml. 146a6 . crann a.¤ , Stair Erc. 384 . Of a vessel in compds.: fó inbiur in ardchori `lofty cauldron' (deep ?), MacCongl. 39.17 . airdiena (ardíana v.l.) ibardha deep(?) yew vessels, Anecd. ii 58 § 20 . Cf. 1 ardán.

(c) Of the sea: cathair ṡlúaigh do airg d'ḟoiléim / a ngoibéil chúain aird ainiúil deep(?), IGT Decl. ex. 518 . In compds.: an ardmhuir thened high sea, ocean (?), Ériu ii 124 § 68 (calque from Lat. altum mare , Deutsche, Kelten und Iren 99 ). tar ard mhuir cciachdhuibh `tossing', Ir. Review 1913, 624 § 16 . dún is inber is ard-ler, Metr. Dinds. iii 112.34 .

(d) Of sounds loud: a.¤ aniu . . . gáir guil, Cog. 96.3 . frecra n-a.¤ n-obéle loud answer, Tec. Corm. § 25.12 . traetaít na ciulu islí na ciuil arda, BB 327b33 . In compds.: blūsair .i. nuall ardegóir, O'Mulc. 180 = O'Dav. 329 . firfid Findbennach fri dond Cúalnge ardburach loud bellowing, LU 10401 . ag Eochaid Ardghair `of the loud cry', Ériu i 81 § 11 . ardghaire mbaeth loud foolish laugh, Fél. 206.y . do breth a hardguth for aird, LL 9226 (TBC). árdghothach ┐ easurramach loud and stubborn, Proverbs vii 11 .

(e) Of colour: fual . . . á.¤ , Rosa Angl. 188.4 .

(f) In fig. usage. Of rank or superior quality noble, dist- inguished: aire ardd, one of the grades of nobility , Críth G. 368 and p. 69 . Andreas a.¤ a ordan, Fél. Feb. 6 . bit áird úas dind ḟlatha exalted (of saints), Prol. 155. a bhanaltra charthannach an Chomhachtaigh aoird mighty(?), Hackett xix 41 . óclách a.¤, imnair, IT i 79.2 . art .i. uasal, Metr. Gl. 27 § 35 . Stowe Gl. 22 . Of foundations, institutions etc. ba cóir ceniptis árdda do chongbala-su, Trip.² 1564 . bid á.¤ bid úasal do chathir i talum, 472 . abb ecailse ardae, Fél. Jan. 2 . sacramaint ro-a.¤ a cuirp fein august, Smaointe B. Chr. 3324 . Of a place: bátir Érenn ardae / la m'Luóc . . . / grían Liss móir de Albae they were of noble Ireland, Fél. June 25 . Of a feast: ré Notlaicc aird aurgaiss, Fél. Nov. 13 . In compds.: domhnaighe . . . ┐ airdfheile, AFM ii 952.15 , casc . . . ardshollumun na bliadne principal festival, Lism. L. 323 . Gramm. ón táoibhréim a. iollraidh i.e., the g p. in a dental, IGT Introd. § 142 (see ísel).

In phr. ardu árosc, see árosc.

(g) great, extensive(?): ba ha.¤ in coscur .i. ba mor, Thes. ii 334.1 (Hy. v). a.¤ .i. mor nó sochaide, ut est a.¤ in athlighi .i. sochaide facbhuit ina lige, O'Dav. 21 .

(h) proud: ná bísi ard nó íseall, L. Cl. A. B. 132.58 . atbert athesc a.¤ proud answer, LL 19874 .

(i) difficult, laborious, arduous (based on Lat. arduus JCL ix 44 ): is rét a.¤ .i. foglaim inna hirisse foirbthe gl. res ardua atque difficilis, Ml. 14c10 . roart lessom epert friusom intsamli dæ, Wb. 24c10 .

Equative: ardithir . . . seólcrand prímlui[n]gi, LU 6474 (TBC). airdithir neolla nime gach fer dib, RC xvii 416.38 . goma hairdithir re h-én, MR 300.11 .

Compar.: cia thes hi loc bes ardu ní ardu de, Ml. 23d23 . ni arddu feisin quam a chocéle, Sg. 161b9 . ni artu ní nim `nothing is higher than heaven', Thes. ii 248.3 . arddu (arddiu v.l.) dōinib / acht nōibrī nime, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 4 . airdiu cach múr araile, LU 2037 ( FA 11 ). airddiu, IT i 77.13 . harda (: Alba = Albu), ZCP viii 197.11 . airdi sa hairdi `higher and higher', Études Celt. i 87.23 . As superl. caithir fhionn as airde múr, DDána 119.19 .

Superl. dobeir grád as ardam, Fél. Ep. 207 . ardam dossaibh highest of bushes, Auraic. 5548 . ardam iactadh loudest of groanings, 5575 .

Adv.: eigis co ha.¤ , TTebe 4407 . ? teist dober cu arad ort / tu labor olcc eltaide edranach, IT iii 104 § 202 . is a.¤ do ghradaigh si sibh she has loved you much, Smaointe B. Chr. 4970 . ag foillsiughadh go ha.¤ showing openly, Donlevy 62.28 . In phrase ós a.¤ : gan feis lé fear ós a.¤ `publicly', Keat. ii 2924 , cf. 1 aird.

II Subst. o

(a) high place, height: etir fán ┐ ardd, Ml. 140a2 . conid Temair a hainm ind aird sin, ZCP viii 313.29 . cit n-é . . . ardae ┐ indbera do-riadhad ? BDD² 456 . rith fri ha.¤ , Tec. Corm. § 21.8 . tar Echtge na n-a.¤ 's na n-áth, ZCP viii 222.8 . triall . . . ó arduibh iarthuir Eireann `hills', Ir. Review 1913, 624 § 16 . bás an daig[h]f[h]ir . . . / do theilg thuinn a n-aighidh aird, Bard. Synt. Tr. 24.28 . gan leath-trom learg d'fhán nó d'a.¤ (: bard), DDána 119.18 . eirnithe cach na.¤ (of a wound. Cf. cnocbéim), BCrólige 64 . ní léimid na héisc le hárdaibh eas, Hackett xv 12 . mar do ghabh sruth Iordan . . . a n-aghaidh áird i.e. flowed backwards, up-stream? Eochairsg. 66.2 (cf. Joshua iii 16 ). Frequ. in nn. loc: Ard nGabla, Metr. Dinds. i 40.29 . Ard n-Umai, RC xvi 79.20 . For further exx. see Hog. Onom.

(b) Of persons: isel fri art `lowly towards the high' (proud ?), Thes. ii 235.15 . in t-a.¤ . . . Ailill na n-áth, LL 4207 . tú in t-a.¤ ós gach iomaire, O'R. Poems 26 . a n-aird ┐ a n-airdirc, CCath. 4409 . ? ní cria . . . di ardd (di aird v.l.) `do not buy . . . from a superior', Tec. Corm. § 19.7 . art fine, one of the titles of the head of the `fine' (`den aus der oder über die `fine' Hervorragenden', Thurn., Mélanges ... à H. Pedersen 302 . In this phrase always with final -t. Cf. 1 art etc.): a.¤ uasal, unde dicitur a.¤ fine, Corm. Y 26 . in t-a.¤ fine .i. inti is airdi don fine, O'Dav. 486 . dia mbe a.¤ fine ar aird . . . is a.¤ fine icus, Laws v 224.14 Comm. dia tisad a.¤ fine fae, 13 Comm.

(c) Various: is caín cech a.¤ , LU 3915 ( SCC 43 ). a.¤ n-athe (of a king), ZCP viii 108.6 . tomus fri arddu (a sign of bad pleading), LL 345e14 ( Tec. Corm. § 22 n.12 ). ní guais áidh . . . / do bheanfodh dhe dol ar a.¤ (: Tadhg) `from growing to be great', O'Hara 4400 . In phrase a.¤ i n-a.¤ fri see 1 aird.

(d) Metrical term for a final rhyming or consonating syllable in the metre rinnard , see RC vi 273 , 298 ; vii 87 ff. ; Murphy Metrics 28 , 35 . rindaird dá n-a.¤, rinnaird tri n-a.¤, rinnaird iiii n-a.¤ , Fél. 4.z ., IT iii 137 . fil and mór nard ṅáille (of the metre of the Fél.), Fél. Ep. 83 . In compd. ¤-breccad internal assonance, IT iii 87 § 95 .

Compds. Used with nouns, adjj. and verbs. Besides its use in literal sense often indicates pre-eminence in rank or excellency over others of the same designation e.g. ardrí over-king (see ). ardḟlaith (flaith. ardlathi ` chief princes ', Wb. 1a3 ). ardap (ap) chief abbot (of the a. of Clonmacnoise, RC xviii 287.15 Tig.). ardepscop (epscop) archbishop . ardṡuí (suí) chief sage. ardáenach (óenach, of Taillte, Keat. ii 3851 ). ardídal ( ídal. á. na Héirenn .i. Cenn Crúaich, Trip.² 1005 ). Cf. ardchaerich adobcomnaicsi, ardlias duib, lias bec anisiu, caerig beca ann you are important sheep and have a great fold; this is a small fold with small sheep in it, Anecd. i 41.25 . Frequ. a mere intensive or alliterative prefix adding little to the meaning. A representative selection is given below. Some compds. have been included above to illustrate meanings.

(a) With nouns. ¤-aicned haughtiness: nír dhénta uaill na ardaignedh, Études Celt. i 85.28 . ¤-ammus judgement, estimate (interchanges with airdmes), O'Curry 1063 ( H 3.18, 439a ) = airdmes, O'D. 1629 (H. 5.15, 16b). O'D. 542 ( H 3.17, 434 ). O'Curry 2578 ( Eg. 88, 49(50)a ). ¤-broenud gl. imber, Metr. Gl. 5.2 , RC xx 276.23 (ACC). ¤-chell chief church: na tri haird-cealla (Maedóc's settlements), BNnÉ 260 § 220 . ? ¤-chellach incumbent of an ardchell(?): Adamnan ardcellach, Flower Cat. 490.30 . ¤-chend, as adj. having a lofty head: ech . . . ardchend, LU 8661 ( FB 49 ). da ech . . . ardchind, 8592 (ib. 45 ). for echaib ardchendaib, Alex. 253 . a Brain ardchind, LL 306a7 . As subst. a. iarthair Eorpa ar . . . ecna, AFM ii 838.2 . Moling 50 . ¤chless juggling in the air: ardchless co n-ublaib 'juggling in the air with balls' Celtica viii 149 (Mellbretha) . ¤-chustal: a. ┐ drochgné fair, LU 10829 `his loins girt(?)', Ériu xii 178 § 9 (TE). ¤-chor: ardchur ag an bpríomháid air while the primate had authority over him, Keat. iii 303 . árdchor aige ar na Scotaibh he had supremacy over the Scots, i 14.16. ¤-gabáil: gabaid a lēnid i n-ardgabāil `tucked up his shirt', MacCongl. 9.25 . in ardgabail-sea doníat in cuanairt . . . `high-catching', Acall. 7385 . claideb . . . i n-a. gaili fora chris raised, uplifted (for action), LU 6561 (TBC) = i n-ardgabail churad bar a chlíu, TBC-LL¹ 5340 . So also RC xliii 82 § 84 . seol grás uaidhe ar ardghabháil `a sail of graces is hoisted by Him', Aithd. D. 60.5 . do ardgabalaib in domuin chief conquests, ZCP iii 17.2 . ¤-gal: go gclos go nemh an a., Duan. F. i 32.9 . As n.pr. co teach Eachdach meic Ardgail, ZCP viii 219.27 . ¤-gním breast-work, rampart: airdgníma (adhgnímha v.l.) caelaig, CCath. 1394 . ¤-mac : ardmhac oglaig (oppd. to certmac o.), O'Curry 285 (H 3.18, 157) `chief son', Plummer MS notes. crichaireacht ... a taiseach, ┐a n-ard mac n-oglach, ┐ a n-olloman, Iar Conn. 368 (H. 2. 17, 188b). ¤-menma: dimus ┐a. arrogance, CCath. 3868 . ¤-mess: nir nanacht airdmes roclos / no chairdes no condolbos great esteem did not save him, SR 3135 . tria na n-a. ra halta / a cairdes bud ceṅgalta, LL 7134 . ¤-nemed: atnaig tar fót crúach i n-a. di[a] díte he conveys him over the bloody ground into full sanctuary for his protection, Críth G. 54 . ¤-nert superior power: ardneart Muman do gabail dó, AFM ii 1098.8 . ¤-nós: alladh ┐ ardnos, AFM vi 2368.4 . As n.pr. Grigair mac Ardnōis, ZCP viii 114.25 . ¤-phersa : techtiri ártphersine gl. Christi apostoli, Wb. 24d9 . ¤-radarc : ed ardradairc . . . úan fa deas atá `of a great prospect', Ériu iv 142.16 . gurab eissan ardriaghlaightheoir nimhe & talmhan e, Adtimchiol 27b11 . ¤ríge high kingship : debthaig immonn-ardríge, SR 6538 . ¤-scél : innisim dó mh'airdsgēla great news, ZCP viii 220.40 . ¤-ṡreb : ō chéibh īochtuir airdshreibhi, O'R. Poems 204 . ¤taoiseach 'haut chef' Études Celt. xii 514 . ¤-thuile : abann ard-tuile in full spate, BNnÉ 108 § 33 .

(b) With adjj. ¤-aicentach: do bhádar árdaigeantach haughty, Ezekiel xvi 50 . ¤érmach, éirmech: an agh fholuaimneach ard-érmeach, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) ii 27.22 . ¤-mór : esculus . . . .i. fid arddmár `a very high tree', Sg. 53a7 . ar muraib ardmoraib an baili, TTebe 4453 . trí chert Amairgen ardmóir, LL 1762 . ¤-menmnach : airecht . . . a. high-spirited, CCath. 5362 . ¤-medrach sportive (of a wave), ML 94.16 . ¤-mín : a ingenraid n-a. tall and gentle, LU 3601 ( SCC 30 ). óclach seta fata . . . n-a., LL 11793 . ¤-réil : co sleib n-Ailp n-a. lofty and bright, Rawl. 78b35 . ¤-úallach high and haughty. As n.pr. a. ingen Ḟind, Acall. 6453 . ¤-úasal : a ardrí . . . a., MU² 834 . cech etha ardūasail imbeth, ZCP xi 92 § 19 .

(c) With vbs. ¤-chuirid : d'ardchuir m'atuirse which increased my sadness, Hackett xii 29 . ¤-ḟodlaid : maith fáth ro hardfódlad de was nobly divided(?), LB 185a21 . ¤-gaibid : ro ardgaib Assal, Fen. 342.20 . ¤-légaid : airdleghais B. . . . an leabar ngreccda read aloud, BNnÉ 84 § 169 (cf. ar-léga). ¤-lesaigid ir: ro hoiled ┐ ro hardleasaidhedh í (of Mary), Ev.Inf. (LFF) 171 § 24 . ró hoiled ┐ rohardleasáigiodh iad educated to a high standard, RC xiv 28 § 6 . ¤-mesaid : ar a eól is ardmesta `for his knowledge he deserves high esteem', Metr. Dinds. iii 438.8 . ¤-rígaid: airdrīghaigh rí, ZCP viii 205.4 . ¤-thidlaicid: ro edhbair ┐ ro ardthiodhlaic he nobly bestowed, Anecd. iii 6. x .

1 arg

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n drop: arcc bainne, unde dicitur roarc .i. robannae .i. snige mōr do fleochad, Corm. Y 27 = O'Dav. 43 . a.¤ .i. bainne, no braon bhios ag sileadh tre iomadh fleachaidh, O'Cl. P. O'C. torud inn airg in grān glan / mairg do-nī lān don lestar, ACL iii 240 § 37 ( Aithd. D. 80 ). corbad .i. truailled . . . ut est: ar corbaid a.¤ in [n]idhan, O'Dav. 356 , where Gwynn, Ériu iii 190 , would read: ar-corbai a.¤ anidan `an impure drop corrupts'. Perh. also argi gl. mollia (in sense stillantia) (Vendr. Lex.), Sg. 49a8 .

2 arg

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adj I o, ā noble, great, impressive: a.¤ dano urdairc unde dicitur airchetal .i. argg-cētul .i. cētul urdairc, Corm. Y 27 . a.¤ .i. urduirc, O'Dav. 43 . eraim na.¤ (cheville), Laws i 134.9 .

II Subst. o, m. prominent person, champion, hero: a.¤ .i. lāech . . . gein in airg [.i.] in lāic[h], Corm. Y 27 . leó ball ┐ a.¤ laoch, 804 . a.¤ fiann .i. tiachar, ab Argis .i. ō Grécaib ar febus a n-ōcc, O'Mulc. 57 . dibergg .i. di-bi-arg .i. ni la laochacht adrīmt[h]er ut a.¤ fiann ar nī bī i cōir laochachtae diultad Dē ┐ giallnae Demuin, 309 . argg .i. anrath, LL 311b25 . a.¤ .i. laoch, O'Dav. 43 . airg .i. laeich, fir ┐ mna, O'Curry 2047 ( H 4.22, 62a ). a.¤ .i. laoch, ut est airge (sic) ┐ fir ┐ mna, 571 (H 3.18, 285). airg ┐ fir ┐ mna ┐ ferrdomain . . . (text) airg .i. na graid flatha .i. na laich; fir .i. na graid feine cenmotha laich, 587 (H 3.18, 290) = O'D. 877 (H 3.17, c. 630). distinguished persons (Respektpersonen), Thurn. ZCP xvi 208 n.2 . ar argg (.i. láech) níad ropsam fortail `over any champion I prevailed', Ériu i 72 § 3 . argg tricc Trēnmōr T. was a swift hero, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14 § 2 . a.¤ na laech (of Art Óenfer), LU 4172 . a.¤ n-erred (rhet.), LL 14192 . ar-cichset airg loman londgliaid, Sc.M² 15 . dotáet do lochbriga eter argaib (.i. anradaib) erritib, LU 3528 ( SCC 28 ). re n-arcaib ré n-erredaib, 8502 ( FB 35 ). Mafemis ainm n-airg, LL 2222 . a hInis Áine na n-a.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 190.5 . i rrubad a.¤ Mael . . . Ísu, Arch. Hib. ii 62 § 54 . do theilg san urrlaind in t-a.¤ , BB 56b50 . d'eiteall airg, Aithd. D. 9.15 . In n.loc. a Brí Airg, Ériu iv 146 § 24 .

? im aisneis n-a.¤ , Laws v 230.14 Comm. do aisneis n-a.¤ , Ériu xiii 16. 23 . Compds. aircdíne 'warrior race' Ériu lii 76 § 1b . See also ? narg.

3 art

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n (Gr. ἄρτος Akten Bonn 125-26 ) explained in glossaries as god: a.¤ .i. dīa, unde dicitur Eochaid Find Fūath n-Airt .i. fūath dēa fair ar a chāime, Corm. Y 26 . domemaid A.¤ uasal .i. dīa ūasal, ib. is inann a.¤deus (.i. día), Cóir Anm. 167 . a.¤ .i. potens, ut dicitur domemaid a.¤ uasal .i. deus , O'Mulc. 55 . Cf. 4 art, 1 ard (f). altaigis buide dia Art antī Angal, ZCP viii 103.8 = a.¤ a buidi do dia anti A., Ériu ii 186.y . cartōit im Art (.i. Dia), ZCP v 486 § 8 (B. na f.).

auchaide

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v expld. by Stokes, KZ xxxviii 460 as ipv. 2 s. of depon. verb (the form auchar in Corm. is no doubt subj. pres. 1 s.): a.¤ .i. cluinnte . . . unde est: ní auc[h]ar .i. nī cluiner hear thou, Corm. Y 100 . banairle baétha nacha auchide do not listen to foolish woman-counsels, LU 6631 ( TBC-I¹ 2092 ). aúchaide Ailill or Medb hear thou, Ailill, 6639 ( 2099 ). ? atconnarc and Auchride augestar fri slúag etc., LL 13455 .

aul

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n wall: moenia .i. a.¤ .i. mur bethlem, Thes. ii 44.3 . elo .i. ō a.¤ .i. mūr dorōnsat gentiu, unde Fid elo, Loch elo, O'Mulc. 380 . ? Maoilene . . . abb Lainne Eala ┐ . . . aule Ereand, AFM ii 592.17 . Cf. 1 ail, aulaith, 2 ul and 3 ul.

bacclámach

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adj o, ā (bacclám) maimed in a hand: co nderna bacach baclāmhach de, unde Fiachaid Baicedha, ML² 843. pn As epithet: Murchadh Baclamhach, AFM vi 2044.3 .

bágach

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adj o, ā (bág). Used in both good and bad senses, resolute, martial; threatening, contentious: baghach .i. cathach, unde dicitur: sluagh baghach Concubhair, Ériu xiii 66 § 62. lia ṡlog ṁb.¤ , Fél. Prol. 190. broinn na Berba . . . bāgaige, Bruchst. i 18 § 37. in brēo bāgach, RC xxxvi 262 § 3 ( LL 6451 ). bá b.¤ andiúit in challech contentious, Ériu i 132.29 ( LL 6681 ). ba baghach ┐ ba sochla in coimerghi doronsat, Aen. 2399. an bhosghlan bhághach, IGT Decl. ex. 1170. ar da n-eachaibh . . . at iad biorigh baghaigh, ZCP x 284.28 . bás bághach `cruel death', Leb. Cert. 226.9 . Adv. co bruthmar bághach, TTr.² 964.

2 báire

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Forms: bāire, baire

n expld. as leader, chief: bāire, graece barones fortes dicuntur , Corm. Y 154. barae graece barones mercinari fortess dicuntur. Broc fochracae didiu in bari, unde dicitur bare buri, O'Mulc. 124. baire .i. saí, Ériu xiii 76.208 . bari na sárḟiadach sáer / Sláni, LL 4182 = baire, BB 56a1 . do thuit naonbhar do bhairibh na bruighne `nine of the chiefs', ITS v 176.27 . ? cen bró-guine b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 70.3 . ? Cf. bár.

4 ba(i)slec

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Forms: Bassilici

n Orig. ā, f. ? Also as o-stem. (Lat. basilica) church: baislic .i. eclais righ, O'Dav. 258. baslec .i. a basilca graece, eclesia latine, tec[h] ríg nime, O'Mulc. 182. baslic .i. rigdae, basilion graece, rex latine, unde basilci .i. relci, ar batar ríg tantum no adnaictis intib, 128 . ráid cosecrad ṁbaslic Eoin, Fél. Nov. 19 (mbaislic, v.l.). iar mbreith ind ríg do baislic, SG 396.22 . do-rónait tra baslicc moir occu dó, co tucsat a chorp innte, PH 2157.

As n. loc. mors Fiachrach . . . abbatis Baslice, AU i 230.1 (an. 764 ). Imgoe Baislice (Baislicci, v.l.), Trip.² 1185. Sachelus Basilice (Bassilici, v.l.) Móire, 1212 . See also Hog. Onom.

3 basc

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adj See LEIA B-22 , Études Celt. xxvii 188 . Expld. as red, scarlet: b.¤ dano cach nderg, Corm. Y 132. `b.' gach derg adeire a ndan, Metr. Gl. 34 § 26. b.¤ .i. derg, unde dicitur Tain: ó adhair co bibhaisc .i. bidhderg (cf. TBC-I¹ 1159 ), Ériu xiii 66 § 60. b.¤ .i. derg, O'Dav. 336. b.¤ .i. dearg, O'Cl. b., dearg Red or scarlet, Eg. Gl. 759. bascchailc `red chalk, raddle', P. O'C.

béim

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Forms: béime

(-mm) n, n. vn. of benaid, see GOI § 735. b.¤ m. and f., g s. and n p. béime, IGT Decl. § 45 (g s. ex. 572, d s. ex. 693).

(a) act of striking; cutting, hewing, taking (off, away), removing, stripping (clothes, etc.): beim a cinn fri cloich gl. capita petrís inlidant, Ml. 139c3 . la beim dom churp cuimnech `at the smiting of my mindful body', Fél.² Ep. 363. fo-loimetar a b.¤ cosna claidbib they threaten to smite him, BDD² 1206. ba b.¤ cride fri cliab leis (of fear), TBC-LL¹ 1038. iarna beím dó asa fremaib (of an oak), Sc.M² 18R . oc bēim ḟeda, TBC-I¹ 778. fertais carpait do bēimim (béim, LU), 780 . a chenn do bēim (bein, v.l.) de, Sc.M² 7. dixit cend Lomnae drūith īarna bēimeim de, Corm. Y 1018 (87.4) . iar mbeim a chind do Ch. `after striking off C.'s head', Ériu ii 30 § 13. a ndrisi ┐ a ndraigne do beim dib (of land), Laws i 128.9 Comm. im beim adbar droichit `cutting the materials for a bridge', 134.27 Comm. b.¤ .i. búain, O'Cl.

Special applications: sesem ic beim in cluic, Thes. ii 346.38 . oc b.¤ tened, BDD² 480. b.¤ spréde, 487 . tene an aonbeime .i. Aodh (see áed), Anecd. ii 52.1 . iar mbēim eiti when he flaps his wings, ZCP vii 310 § 7. dóṡuidigthi .i. cechtar nái foleith cen b.¤ foscdæ innalaill (gl. apposita) without (the one) casting a shadow on the other (of genders of oppidum and Suthul), Sg. 63a15 . íar bēim dei a lēned having taken off his tunic, TBC-I¹ 1387 . a etach . . . do beim do na corpaib, Laws i 176.7 Comm. ní maith lim-sa a manaig do bēim ar L. `to deprive L. of his monks', BColm. 84.16 . ? ni fess mo bunad ria beím `I know not my race to proclaim it', Ériu vii 225.19 .

(b) blow, stroke; cut: bemmen gl. ictús, Ml. 39c17 . bémen dígle . . . nímmalle act is cach ae fo leith .i. coic cethorchuit béimmen `blows of punishment . . . five forties of blows', Wb. 17d2 . ind mbemmi a glancing blow, LL 11091 ( TBC-LL¹ 4285 ). fer benas dam óenbeímmim `at a single blow' (Vocab.), Críth G. 557. is ē nobenfad a crand ōen bēim (óenbéimim, LU) dia bun, TBC-I¹ 339. b.¤ búirid fri teora sústa iarnae they strike a blow with three iron flails, BDD² 1270. co tarat beim ( la tabairt beimen, FB 39 Eg.), LU 8536. dobert b.¤ dind echfleisc dó, 3287 ( SCC 8 ). benaim bēimend ágmara / for slōg síabra, TBC-I¹ 1686 ( LU 6170 ). roben a teora mǣla Midi da thrī bēmennaib, TBC-I¹ 3603. in treas beimennd Fergusa . . . .i. na tri maola Midhi, it e na tri beimenna, Anecd. ii 52.13 . dá cét mbéimen for láma (of penitential exercises), Ériu i 197.5 . cin coisi, di bemium `crime of foot, by kicking', Laws i 238.11 . doradad iarsin b.¤ dara munel cor beanad a cheand de, RC xxiv 56.1 . beim co commus (one of Cú Chulainn's feats), Ériu iv 30.12 . beim fo clos `some kind of military exploit' (Plummer MS. notes), BB 488b22 . co mbeim léoman (rhetoric), LU 5442 , TBC-I¹ 966. bēimm dobeir nathair do neoch an adder's sting for someone, Bruchst. 22 § 48 ( IT iii 78 § 48 ). fri b.¤ n-aéla thrust (of a fleshfork into a cauldron), LL 38376 ( RC xiii 58 ). ráinic b.¤ ǽile fon choire do Conall, RC xxix 219.19 . B. breo betha buadaig / beim in æl airimh ænuigh, Lism. L. 3464. rus-bean bem da heirr `struck . . . with a stroke of its tail' (of a serpent), TTebe 2074 . gearraidh sí (i.e. a scythe) d'aon-bh. an feóithne ┐ an fochnagán, TSh. 2644.

Extended applications: Bemenda Branduib i mBreghaib (i.e. ` seven battles', ed.), RC xvii 163.12 . Bemenna B. i mBreaghaibh, AFM i 222.6 . brogais Bernsa b.¤ don maig `advanced a pace', Metr. Dinds. iii 92.39 . bēim graece bemandro .i. pasus (leg. passus), O'Mulc. 140. bēim didiu .i. césad nó foditiu (through confusion with Lat. passio ?), ibid. b.¤ .i. céim, O'Cl. bēim, cēim `a step', Eg. Gl. 717 (see Ériu xi 119) . beim beg do breathaibh crolighi annso (title of passage consisting of extracts from commentaries on Bretha Crólige, see Ériu xii 2 ), O'Curry 305 (H 3.18, 167). Cf. beimm cenelach lessom anisiu `this is a general remark (?),' Thes. ii 39.22 .

(c) In legal contexts determination, decision, definition, rule, statement (?): b.¤ .i. cinneadh, O'Cl. beim tuathi do nartaiched aicne .i. in cinnedh doní in tuath on aigne dia toirithín, O'Curry 444 (H 3.18, 238b). beim naillech nad nertad tuatha deter- mination, assertion (?) by oath, Laws i 232.1 (and 234.6 Comm.). beim nailliuch . . . .i. noill cinnti . . . .i. in luighe cinnedh (in tuath), O'D. 105 (H.3.17, 86). b.¤ sét ro slanaige tuathband, 576 (443). beim .i. cinne (leg. cinned, Stokes), beim sochaidi ro sluagaigh (leg. slanaigh) tuathbann .i. is cinne sochaidhi, O'Dav. 311. beim sochaidh ro slanaigh tuathbann .i. ro slanaigh in dliged so co obund is na tuathaib. Cail mar cuirfidh in bec sin re cheile. In beim annsa roscadh inand he ┐ in dliged ata sa fasach. In tobonn ata sa fasach is inand ┐ in beim mar in cetna, O'Curry 2113 (H.4.22, 79a). beim sochuir ro slánaigh tuathband ┐ do garar nos la curaibh cosmailsi, O'D. 533 (H. 3.17, 431) `the striking [?] of a good contract which public law validates', Plummer MS. notes. beim tairbe na tarrathar .i. bem so tairben cluais na tarruith nech adidceth, O'Curry 879 ( H 3.18, 394a ).

(d) In various special phrases: b.¤ n-asclaing see asclang. b. císa a rate (?) (levying ?) of tribute: ben do beim císa orainn, Lism. L. 3195 . Cf. (c) supra. b.¤ n-écndaig, cf. (e): ba ussa . . . a dilgud sein oldaas beim n-ecnaich for Dia `blasphemy of God', Ériu ii 122 § 63. See écndach. b.¤ forais (see forus): b.¤ foris inso sís uile all that follows is a laying down, or statement, of rules, Wb. 25c18 . aphorism: forus .i. forismus graece sermo breuis latine ipocrāit (?) no excerptio interpretatur unde dicitur adcomced beim foruis fair (see Gwynn, KMMisc. 183 ), Rawl. 108b36 , O'Mulc. 578. b.¤ súl(a) (see s.v. súil): gebis galur Dauid . . . tria béimm súla ┐ tria aídcell anfhoill, LB 129a15 . treisi an b.¤ súla iná sin the evil (?) (envious ?), eye can go further (lit. is stronger) than that (?), Bard. Synt. Tr. 219.17 .

(e) Fig. blow, stroke of feeling, emotion; reproach, offence (with FOR, AR); blemish, fault, disgrace: beim di omhon, Ériu ii 134 § 118. in bem dimecin dorat L. fair, BB 416a16 . dorat . . . aithis ┐ beim forsan coicedh n-uili, Sc.M² R 14 . benais M. b.¤ n-aisce fair reproached him, TBC-LL¹ 472. beim ar a ecna `offence à sa science', RC xxiv 377.29 . b.¤ .i. égnach no toibhéim, O'Cl. , Eg. Gl. 718. is b.¤ ar inchaib na h-atharda, MR 300.31 . fagail beime ni dual di she should not receive reproach, ZCP ii 337.22 . ní b.¤ ar Bh. `no reproach to B.', TD 6. 17 . le a dtréithibh gan bh.¤ ar bioth, Hackett lv 13 . ná bíodh 'na bh.¤ air ar n-obadh, IGT Decl. ex. 693. buain béime ar mo bhogha-sa `that you have undertaken to revile my bow', Content. xxiv § 22 .

Compd. ¤scrisad: do bhéimsgriosadh . . . le tréan-thuile mhóir violently snatched away, O'Rah. 44.5.

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