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esca

Cite this: eDIL s.v. esca or dil.ie/20409

 

Forms: escc

n f. IGT, Decl. § 4 (probably a by-form of 1 esc (eisc); cf. seisc, 1 sesca, etc.). a bog, quagmire; a depression, puddle: oc léim do dar aroile escai, Fél.² ciii 12 = escc, Fél. 150.29 . folchar a gciomhsa... | nach léir... | brúaigh easgadh na ngrianshroth nglan the edges of the clear-streamed bogs Studies 1921, 419 . Cf. lecht in abuicc is [a]mlaid ata in cubad sairdes ┐ siardes; tri troigti nama a tomus [inda lige] na esscaid bicc tis in its shallow depression (?) Petrie's Tara 140 ( Trans. RIA xviii ) = Dinds. 1 ( a thomoss esc bec this, LL 30b41 ). Cf. 2 esc.

ésca(e), éisce

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ésca(e), éisce or dil.ie/20410
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: æscæ, æscae, aesca, n-ésca, t-ésca, ésca, éisce, n-æscae, esc, escu, esca, aescai, æsci, escai, escai, ésca, ésci, ésci, ésca, esca, esga, eisc

n io, n., later m. nom. æscæ, BCr. 33d5 . æscae, Sg. 61a26 . aesca, BCr. 33b1 . (with art.) a n-ésca 3d . in t-ésca , CCath. 258 . ésca éisce, IGT, Decl. § 2 . acc. (with art.) a n-æscae , BCr. 33b18 . esc, MacCarthy 396. 12 = BB 48b9 . dat. escu, BCr. 32a6 . esca , PH 6988 . gen. aescai, BCr. 3c . Thes. ii 40.32 . æsci, 39.27 . escai 41.28 . AU 1023 . (with art.) ind escai . ib. ésca , CCath. 3942 . ésci, BCr. 32a8 . CCath. 450 . (with art.) ind ésci , PH 5072 . ésca , LU 36a23 . esca , BB 42b7 . esga 21b32 . eisc, CCath. 849 .

the moon: aesca bís commatain os talam (gl. pernox luna) BCr. 33b1 . esga (gl. luna) Ir. Gl. 234 . cach mí aescai every lunar month BCr. 3c . grian gel...ocus esca , SR 7917 . ACL iii 242.14 . esca .i. aos-ca, ar atat aosa ili and o aon co trichait, Corm. Y 572 . do thoscélad aís ésci, BCr. 32a8 . ercrai escai AU 1023 . CCath. 849 . mar ésga a n-am urdhubhuidh, Studies 1918, 453 . co tartsom grein ┐ esca friu (as guarantees), MacCarthy 396.12 = BB 48b9 . Keat. iii 588 (éasca).

Fig. rob éscu na n-ollchúiged 'may he be the moon of the provinces', Leb. Cert.² 150.35 . As complimentary epithet: a éisgi derg os gach dhún IGT, Decl. ex. 88 . a éasga an einigh (to the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 5 . a éasga as ghloine ná an ghrian, xxii 1 .

esca(i)t

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Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: hescata, eascaigh, isgada, eascada, iscait

n f. haunch, ham, back of thigh: na hescata (gl. poplites) Gild. Lor. 184 . cusna hescata (gl. gambas) 180 . faircli ┐ esgat a lanomna in gluin, Auraic. 5035 ( = ecsait 1854 ). eascat righ, Lec. 367b29 = eascaigh r., Anecd. ii 79. 23 . a sála ┐ a orcni ┐ a escata, TBC-I¹ 1934 . TBC-LL¹ 2595 (iosgata St isgada H). a t[h]raigthi iarma ┐ a escata remi (of a distorted body) TBC-I¹ 1451 . a da escait ┐ a dá sáil rempe, RC viii 54.14 = LL 115b11 . eascada (iosccada v.l.) FDG 139 = MR 20.4 . lúirech...nosdítned ó hó co hescait, TTr.² 1000 . ro thescsat a leth-iscait ndeiss foei they strung his right ham PH 554 . doleice urchor don ghai do co n-ermaid i mbel a eascaidi co mbert a rind iter a glun ┐ a colptha, Lec. 367b30 = iscait, Anecd. ii 79.24 . do ghéarr sé ioscada a n-each, Joshua xi 9 , 6 . labram anois d’eslainte cos tosuigh na n-ech … gerb isguiti 'we come now to ailments of the forelegs of horses … gerb isguiti [scab of the knee]' Celtica ii 34 § 9 .