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Cite this: eDIL s.v. contracht or dil.ie/12368
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: contrachtu

n u, m. (cf. Lat. contractus, O'Brien, Celtica iii 181 , although the Latin word is unattested in a marine sense Ériu liv 260 n. 8 ). Also conn-, IGT Decl. § 25 . neap-tide : hirobarti .i. c.¤ gl. profectu defectuque, BCr. 34c 5 . 6 . contrachtu gl. ledones, 8 . hi contrachtu gl. in ledones (`ebb-tides'), 20b1 . bíd c.¤ for muir mór, LL 19102 ( Hib. Min. 83.1 ).

Fig. (see O'Brien loc. cit.): c.¤ .i. a contractu (contractio MS.) .i. comdroch . . . .i. comolc, Corm. Y 345 . c.¤ c[h]élmaine misfortune, ML² 1058 . conntracht is diomdhaigh ár n-athar neámhdha displeasure (?), Ó Bruad. iii 40.4 . Attrib. gen. ug . . . circi contrachta ` evil-boding ', MR 110.5 . ina cuaineabar conntrachta ` cursed ', 230.16 . celmaine condtrachta, TTebe 2721 . In phr. cuirid c.¤ for opposes, dismisses summarily: cuir conntracht ar an ní sin, Desid. 3862 . cuiridh contrachd ar an uile chreideamh, Mac Aingil 6306 . In maledictions: ort do chonntracht, a cholann, DDána 1.11 . ort do chol ┐ do chunntracht, Gadelica 44.307 . do ghoil ┐ do ghráin ┐ do chonntracht ort, O'Rah. 297.18 .