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Cite this: eDIL s.v. ecla or dil.ie/19578

n , f. (ecal) fear, dread , used absolutely, or with obj. gen., also ré n- or di of obj. feared: paiss Eutaic cen eclai, Fél. May 30 . Ep. 247. co mmórchléir cen ecli, Nov. 4 . conbad ecla nó uamun doberad fair can a rád CRR § 20 = LL 174a48 . tanic ecla na hingrema sin dochum in abbad, PH 565 . ro chrochsat in colaind sin cen oman cen ecla forru ind, 166 . bamar-ni for a ecla frightened thereat 2967 . eccla ifirn, ACL iii 216 . comad lugaiti ecla...na fer coimithech sin orro, TTebe 721 (= Celt. Rev. viii 8 ). 4745 . dorochair aduath mor ┐ ecla dermair forsna huli anchretmechu, PH 2163 . ní chuirfe áonduine eagla ort none shall make thee afraid Job xi 19 . atá e.¤ orm I fear: dia mbeth ecla na crochi formsa, PH 2383 . a bfuil orm d'egla dhosan all the fear I feel on his account O'Gr. Cat. 453.17 . ná bíodh a n-eagla oraibh fear them not Matthew x 26 . eagla nó omhan an bháis do bheith ort, TSh. 164 . as mor eacla in bailisi fearfulness Abbott- Abbott-Gwynn 214.9 . With oc of subj.: atá eagla agam' chroidhe ré trí neithibh, TSh. 1041 .

Freq. as subj. of gaibid with acc. pers.: rom gab ecla dom onóir I feared for my honor IT i 219 = LU 48a31 . rogab ecla ┐ omun mor iat, PH 2904 . TTebe 1591 . 1899 . ros gab grain ┐ eclai iat, PH 975 . With ré n- of obj.: gabaid ecla Égiás resin popul Aegeas grew afraid of the people PH 2462 . 532 . ar med na heagla rosgab risin trenfhobairt, TTebe 4129 . do ghabh eagla ré gConall é, Keat. ii 3214 . With fri: rosgab gráin ocus ecla frisin tech n-óbéla, MacCongl. 15.5 . With di: is cōir ecla de it is meet to fear him TBC-I¹ 2365 = as cōir eagla do comrag Fir Dh., ZCP x 280.31 . ar e.¤ , d'e.¤ , re (le) he.¤ for fear (of); (with obj. gen.) lest (with vb.): cromfait a cinnu ar m'ecla ┐ ar m'uamain TBC-LL¹ 1345 . co n-ebailt cét lǽch ar gráin ┐ ar ecla ┐ ar úamun Con Culaind, 1608 . PH 62 . TSh. 1151 . ar eagla Ioif da loscad `for fear that Jove might burn them' TTebe 4293 . re heagla Ampioin for fear of A. 4003 . re hecla uilc daibsi, 1357 .do-ghén d'eagla na neamhthuigseanach... míniughadh céille ar an rádh sa I will explain this saying in anticipation of readers who do not understand IGT, Introd. § 96 . d'eagla gomadh domblasda, Ir. Monthly 1921, 27 § 15 . d'eagla go bhfásfadh a uaill lest his pride should increase TSh. 478 .

Transf., of obj. about which fear is felt: ar n-egla...in té robud thescad dhún `our fear is for him who [if cut off] would to us be a mutilation' O'Gr. Cat. 449.6 . Cf. is imdha eccla ar mh'anmain...m'eccla co ria sech demnaib | ...co Dia, ACL iii 216 . In: biat ecla ria Cass, PRIA iii 550 § 30 = LL 147a36 , it may be pl. of ecal, q.v.