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indsaigid , innaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. indsaigid , innaigid or dil.ie/28540

Forms: innaigid, indsaigid, innsaige, n-innsaidhthe, n-innsaighi, hionnsaighthi, innaigid, innsaigid, indnaigid, innaigid, innaigidh

n i, f. vn. of ind-saig, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. § 805 (6) . According to Meyer (see refs. under ind-saig, above) innaigid is vn. of ind-saig, indsaigid of in(d)-asaig. This would be philologically correct (the preverb ind- leniting in prototonic forms) but the two forms became confused and are therefore treated together. Later also innsaige. g s. re n-innsaidhthe , Laws ii 144.7 Comm. re n-innsaighi , O'Curry 2154 (< Eg. 88, fo. 3 (4)a ). na hionnsaighthi , O'Gr. Cat. 346.23. The form innaigid is early replaced by innsaigid. indnaigid, LU 3517. innaigid, 3588 . CRR § 26. innaigidh, Moling § 26.

(a) act of approaching, attacking; an attack: iar conairibh sunnradachaib ac innsaighid na firinne, O'Dav. 1411. ech fri aige ... .i. fri hindsaig aenaig, Laws i 126.17 Comm. is andam lasin n-anmain ... insaigid ┐ dula co rígsuide in dúleman, LU 2079. na tecar dom innaigid-se ní bas mó, TBC-LL¹ 1767. do rinneadh comhairle leo .i. ionnsaighe a ccoinne Chonchubhair `to advance against C.,' CRR² § 17. i n-éagmais a ndearnadh do ghreasuibh ┐ d'ionnsaighthuibh, Ériu i 80.22 . ō'tc[h]ualaid Eōgan medair cosnama agā c[h]athaib ┐ aigned innsaigthi agā uaislib aggressive spirit, ML² 1097. Concobar ... rí Tuadh-muman ... ┐ fer índsaighe Erenn `an attacker of Erin,' RC xviii 160.25 . ag iarraidh na hionnsaighthi `calling for the charge,' O'Gr. Cat. 346.23. gid am creachtach crolindteach-sa, is ed is ail lium a n-indsaigid a cetoir doridisi `to attack them,' TTebe 1125 . iad féin ... d'inneall go luath ré hucht ionnsaighthe na bearnan soin, TSh. 2652.

d'indsaigid came to be used as a prepositional phrase, to, towards, against: tanicc d'insaigid in airechta i raba Etain, IT i 128.17 . do cuaid d'indsaighi na cleirech, Laws i 6.3 . táet dom indnaigid let her come to me, LU 3517. ragat-sa d'innaigid in tṡlóig against the host, CRR § 26. as d'indsaighi Erenn ... docuiredh hi, Ériu iii 152.11 . co ndichius dia atrebh ┐ da innaigidh `to visit it,' Moling § 26. scríobh dhamhsa litreacha d'ionnsuidhe mo dhearbráthar, Maguires of F. § 21. deoch ┐ gér, digér sin ... d'ionnsuighidh a cháolta féin téid an focal ó dhoníthear comhfhocal de towards, IGT Introd. 32.10 .

d'i.¤ ar is similarly used : dochuaidh Uathach ... d'ionnsaighe ar Coinculainn `came to C.', RC xxix 130 § 43. tángadar teachta ó Laighnibh ... d'ionnsuighe ar Chormac `came to interview,' Keat. iii 3134.

(b) act of seeking: is í comairle dorónsat, a toicthi mara do innsaigid `to try their luck at sea,' CCath. 1906. ré n-innsaigthe an interval of seeking: ma dho chuaitt fechium toicheda do acru bidhbuidh, ocus ro leic bidbuidh elodh, ... do cuaidh d'innsuidhi geill iartain ocus do rat re n-innsaidhthe do ghiall `he afterwards went to sue the hostage-surety, and gave the hostage-surety time to seek (the defendant),' Laws ii 144.6 - 7 Comm. isedh is ecin comardugadh itir a fuil ann don re ninsaighthi ocus inn anadh, 116.21 Comm. no go tucthar re n-innsaighi dó re hiarraid gataigh, O'Curry 2154 (< Eg. 88, fo. 3 (4)d ).

(c) act of suing, claiming, proceeding against: ni rolamair ... iarmoracht no innsaighidh a cruidh forra he did not venture to sue them for his cattle, Anecd. ii 42.9 . fors' na tualuing saigte do slan .i. ... nocha cuimgech tu indsaigid in (? leg. im) lanadh n-erca dligi `you are not able to proceed for the completion of `eric' of law,' Laws v 226.y Comm. secht mna ... ┐ ni diles m'a fir innsaige druisi `whose husbands are not entitled to sue their lechery,' 272.14 Comm.

(d) act of enforcing: dleagar do gach deoraidh dé indsaigidh a nascaireacta side, Laws iv 210.20 Comm. in fuil ferus fer ac indsaige a nascairechta `when enforcing his contract,' v 148.16 Comm.

(e) act of suggesting, putting forward ? : ó do léigeadh dar bhar n-ionnsuidhe é `since it was left to your decision,' Maguires of F. § 77.

(f) aggressiveness, valour: ar rigdacht ... ar treoir ┐ ar airberit ┐ ar insaigid, Cog. 160.15 . rogha Gall ... do mhéin ┐ d'innsoighthe `in disposition and valour,' ALC ii 232.13 .