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2 techt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 techt or dil.ie/40270
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: techta, techta, techt, techt, teachta, teachtadh, teachdadh

n Orig. same wd. as prec., see Irske Studier p. 92 , Osthoff, ZCP vi 419 ff. g s. techta. n a p. techta. g p. techt, Ml. 129a12 . In Early Mod. Ir. the sg. techt is usually replaced by techtaire, q.v., and teachta is given as pl. only at IGT Decl. § 180 . See TSh., St. Ercuil. g p. teachtadh, Marco P. 96 . teachdadh, Ez. xvii 15.

Messenger, envoy, courier : inna t.¤ gl. nuntiorum, Ml. 129a12 . t.¤ gl. uas, Sg. 65b5 . 102a1 . luid t.¤ co n-ascadaib húad, SR 3053 . fóidis Dauid ... | t.¤ co Ispas ... | co tuctha dó ... | Michol, 6566 . frisáiliur do thechta `I expect thy messengers,' Fél. Ep. 560 . luid L. frisna techtaib co Temraig, LU 3512 ( SCC 27 ). techtai fri sudhi iniar, Laws iv 338.12 `messengers behind him,' RC xxiv 406 . dothaed t.¤ co Mac nÓ. o M., Ériu xii 156.10 . na haisnísen dabreth in t.¤ for ánruth na hAsia, TTr. 1586 . dol do theachta ar fhairge fhuair to go as an envoy, PBocht 10.12 . iomdha teachtaire i dtigh Dé ... | sgaoilidh sé a theachta ar ar dtí, Dán Dé xxiii 1 . docuadar techta uatha, Stair Erc. 995 . faidis techta ar a cend, Cog. 62.8 . trí theachta lé forfhógra an bháis, TSh. 8510. ticht ó Dauid ’na n-agid 'David [sent] a messenger to them' Ériu xx 122 § 13 .