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cintach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cintach or dil.ie/9165

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I As adj. o, ā guilty, liable, blameworthy : c.¤ cach fine iar n-elodh, Laws i 264.14 . mad c.¤ inti for a tabar, v 486.8 . cionntach fágbhuid an fhian Ghall / bratach ríogh rátha Freamhann `lay the blame on', Aithd. D. 39.24 . a cholann chiontach, DDána 1.6 . With FRI: cia bad ch.¤ úan fri arail[e], TBC-LL¹ 1920 . gach aon nach ciontach fris, Ériu xiii 45.23 . is me is c.¤ fris, ni he as ch.¤ frim `I have sinned against him', Aen. 2740 .

Med. na lenda cintacha the peccant humours, Celtica ii 74.142 . ó dethaighib cinntacha `peccant vapours', O'Gr. Cat. 186.5 . claecloigidh an t-adbur c.¤ (of food), RC xlix 36.z .

Folld. by prep. in sense guilty of, blamed for: bam c.¤ -sa de-sen, PH 6556 . cionntach dho chorp . . an Tighearna, 1 Corinth. xi 27 . ní ciontach fa theirce ar dtoradh / an domhan cumhra, PBocht 1.21 . cintuch ris na foclaib, Lism. L. 4526 . narbo ch.¤ issin gnim, LL 274a17 ( SG 416.6 ). Differently in: budh ciontach é ón díoghaltas diadha `guilty of the diuine vengeance' (i.e. will incur), RSClára 52a . Note also: ni c.¤ . . . cech maicc a mathair responsible for every son, LL 287b22 . Compar. cionntaighe sinn iná sibh, DDána 88.22 . Superl.: cia bhus ciontuighe ?, Dán Dé xxii 32 .

II As subst. o, m. one who is liable, guilty party . Legal: do uidib cinadh cach cintaigh, Laws iv 240.11 . iar n-elod cintaigh, 242.12 . athgabail cintuigh, O'D. 44 (H.3.17, 39). cúig séd for gach ciontach, Ériu xiii 34.4 . gach ciontaigh a chion, Celtica i 103.507 . In other contexts: ní do dígail for fírianu . . . acht is do chosc c.¤ gl. iniustis, Wb. 28a3 . in bibdu ┐ in c.¤ na chinaid, LU 9784 . mor c.¤ . . . ┐ cimbidi . . . ro ícsat pianu, Alex. 383 . madh calma an ciontach, Content. vi 2 .