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x see also 1 taur-, tir-, tur-.

1 tair

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Forms: thair, thoir

adv. Later thair, thoir.

(a) before, in front, yonder: th.¤ tiar before and behind (?), Fél. Ep. 70 , v.l. (tís túas, text). tú féin is do gilla th.¤ , `und dein Diener davor,' IT iii 484.291 . aithech liath for a lár th.¤ (of a house), LL 207a4 . a dáine maithi út t.¤ , Mer. Uil. 217 . a hurscar th.¤ ac tobar, SG 112.4 . Niall do chur id ríoghraidh thoir, Content. v 120.

(b) in the east, easterly: t.¤ ic taurcbáil na gréni, IT i 129.9 . tiar na t.¤ , SR 7629 . tuc mór slúag fo thalmain t.¤ , Sc.M² 24.z . isna tirib th.¤ , Mon. Tall. 134.1 . d'ēixibh Ērenn thoir is tíar, ZCP viii 109.21 . don taobh thoir don altóir, TSh. 171 . Often ref. to Britain, esp. Scotland: dermatais a bhachaill t.¤ (i.e. in Iona), Lism. L. 1039 . Cinel Lughdach toir 'sa bhus, Todd Nenn. cvii 1 . an tíre thoir England , TD 17.10 . Ref. to Europe and Asia: Ethelium in t-ebra th.¤ , ZCP viii 113 § 5 . ab Rōma i re Irua[i]th th.¤ , 114 § 13 . 'sa teampull toir (i.e. in Jerusalem), v 25 § 7 . do na ríoghaibh ón rann thoir, DDána 17.11 . (cryptic) tinneachair .i. tair , Goid. 78 § 185 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

Compd. do tháeb chláir Thailten tairth[íar] ` far-reaching ' Ériu iv 104 § 53 a (see Wortk. 1 ).

See 2 anair, sair; tairemain, tairen.

2 tair

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adj. dry ba t .i. ba terad. .i. ba toerad chaidche, Thes. ii 334.4 . See 1 tur.

4 tair

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x see do-airicc.

1 táir

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adj. (g s. of 1 tár ?) mean, base, valueless: dligid tuarastal nach tair | ri lanchalma Uí Liatháin, BB 271a37 = can tár, Leb. Cert. 82.5 . nír bo th.¤ fá fhorgla fear, 204.8 . atá fleadh nach t.¤ i dtigh (leg. id th.¤ ?), Dán Dé xxiii 16 (but perh. vb., cf. go dtáir mé, xxvii 16 ). go t.¤ , ZCP v 227.878 . Generally in compar. and super.: da madh nech budh tharriu ináisiu do cloidhfedh sinne, CCath. 2553 . na rígh fa táire ` lesser ,' Content. v 140 . budh dúbhach ... sinn ... | 's níor tháire do'n ghrian-bhean no less sorrowful, Oss. iv 256.16 . ní táire fóiscríob ... phinn ... | 'ná a dhá corrbhraoi no more slender is the stroke of a pen than her two brows (?), Hackett xi 17 . Superl. anus tairem do mnaiu ocus d'feruip na cathrach-sa, Anecd. ii 55.2 . an ba táriu da sétaib, TBC-LL¹ 62 . In Laws base, low in rank or standing: in fer midbad is tairi, ii 258.21 Comm. lethdaim airech forgill is taire, 386. x Comm. ó rí gus an té as táire, Dán Dé vii 13.

2 táir

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? 3 tair

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ind atchonnairc in téit ro thair | ingen féta foltlebair, LL 376a14 .

1 tár, táir

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n o, m. and [ī, f.] (? orig. n., Sc.M² ). From *to-sár, Loth, RC xli 224 . IGT Decl. § 14 , §96 . Cf. táir . insult, contempt, disgrace, shame .

(a) gabsat a Coimdid do thair (: mordáil), SR 4677 . do-rat t.¤ ... forsin cóiced n-uile, Sc.M² 14.1 . ni haisc dot inchaib ┐ ni táir dot gasciud, LU 6373 . iar naisneis in tair ro srathnaiged air, Laws iii 538.13 Comm. uingi i mbanbeim benar fo thar a harmless blow struck (merely) as an insult, H 3.17 col. 630 ( O'D. 877 ) (=sár, H 3.17 col. 590 , O'D. 826 ). mo thubha le t.¤ mbriathar, Studies 1929, 80 § 8 `verbal infamy,' O'Gr. Cat. 463.9. táir is soillse slighe m'anman (of the two alternatives before the soul), DDána 26.20 . ionmhuin an lucht thug ón t.¤ whom He saved from disgrace, 38.7 . cúis fa dtug i dt.¤ mo chion turned the esteem I had into disgrace, 56.12 . d'Ó Raighilligh a-tá a tháir, Aithd. D. 30.16 . mairg bheirios tar air shaorchluinn, Ériu v 142.13 . fhágbhas ... fá th.¤ , TSh. 895.

(b) Frequently coupled with tarcaisne: t.¤ .i. tarcaisne, O'Cl. nirbo duthaig doib t.¤ na tarcaisin do gabail, Cog. 68.8 . do-bheir sé i dtáir ┐ i dtarcaisne bláth bréige na beatha so, TSh. 415 . tar ┐ tarcusal, Ann. Conn. 1315.11 .

(c) cen t.¤ blameless, irreproachable: is anart sroil, sreth cen tair, | eter in slog 'sin sanctáir, SR 4319 . Cf. 4617 . niamda isna tressaib cen t.¤ , LL 32a50 . da trasgrad gan tar, Ériu x 88 § 108 . da Tadg gan t.¤ , BNnÉ 254.29 .

(d) As quasi-vn.: nuchan urusa do tair (tathair, v.l.), IT iii 75.6 . dligid airrechtach a thāir (sic leg.) an obstinate person is to be reproved, ZCP xi 84 § 34 f. ní fotha gáis gnim do tháir, Ériu ii 229.11 . basa imdenach frim tháir, LU 9334 . Cf. ZCP v 503.21 .

(e) Various: ni deochaid Eochaid dar ár | fríth nech da lenmain co tar, LL 151b3 (= co lár, Metr. Dinds. iv 50.110 ). budh roidheithnios gráidh ar ngoimh | táir ar gcoimheighthios cogoidh `our violent estrangement was a trifle,' Studies 1921, 589 § 6 .

Compds. ¤biad plain food: táir-bhiadh ┐ tearc-ól, TSh. 2262 . ? ¤brath: tug fá a réir gan tárbhrath | cheithre géill a hAlbain `without blemish' Keat. ii 6382 (-turbrod ?). ¤bríg: ar ḟeis Temrach do tháir-bríg `for humiliation, in submission' (Corr.), Metr. Dinds. iv 182.10 . ? ¤chotach: tarchodach .i. olc, O'Cl. ¤deoch plain drink: tuir-bhiadh ┐ táir-dheoch, TSh. 8316 . ¤flaith: idir thár-fhlaith is fhíor-fhlaith ` bad prince ,' Content. xviii 118 . Cf. 119 . See tarb, compds. ¤gleo evil deed (?): dorigni thargleo tria brath (: lamdeo), SR 3015 . ¤gnó: torad cen tár-gnó `a harvest of unfading lustre,' Metr. Dinds. iii 426.14 . .i. tár, no tarcaisne ar ghné, O'Cl. ¤luad blame: días cen táth is cen tár-lúad, Metr. Dinds. iv 204.18 . ¤maeth: Áed ... nach tár-máeth `no tender minion,' Metr. Dinds. iv 204.30 (leg. tarr- ?). ¤théigid causes to blush with shame: iomdha foireann ... | do tháirthéghadh a thocht sin, Studies 1919, 256 § 9 .

2 tár, táir

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Forms: tar

n neut. (perh. same wd. as prec.). Used in phrases denoting subdivisions of airchetal, itself a subdivision of aer (satire): tair n-áire, tair molta, tamall n-áire ..., ACL i 160.y . tar, BB 299a26 . Also in: trefocal ... cen tár, cen tamall, ACL iii 293.5 (= Auraic. 1932 ), where a fault of some kind seems implied. See 2 tamall.