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túaichel(l)

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Forms: Tuachell, Tūaichell, tuaichell, tuaicheall, thūachell, túaichiol, tuachall, tuaichliu, -thuachaill, túachail, tuachil, túachail, tuachill, tuaichill

adj (*to-fo-cell-, see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 316 , 347 ).

(a) o,ā: Tuachell (n. pr.), LU 5145 = Tūaichell, TBC-I¹ 662 . tuaichell, LB 124b13 = tuaicheall, Keat. iii 2056 . E. ... thūachell (: Breg), ZCP viii 268 § 42 . Cf. `túaichiol' bá hainm do ghliocus, Metr. Gl. 11 § 11 . uersute .i. in tuachall , Ml. 103d23 (see GOI p. 219 ). a p. (subst.) mad ferr la tuaichliu `if the instructed prefer,' Metr. Dinds. ii 32.89 .

(b) i: -thuachaill (: laind), SR 1670 . túachail (: rainn), Metr. Dinds. iv 8.8 . tuachil gl. astutus, Sg. 60a7 . túachail (: brúachaib), Metr. Dinds. iv 222.1 . tuachill (: thuathaib), 94.43 . tuaichill, TTebe 1189 v.l.

Clever, cunning, astute, wise, prudent (possibly in some exx. pregnant , see Gwynn, Hermathena xxiv 65 ): is danautat idu (sic leg.) mnāi tuachoill .i. indanae cach ndolbach, O'Mulc. 756 . tuachail .i. glic, O'Cl. ba treb glan, toga túachail prudent choice, Metr. Dinds. iii 236.6 . slige Dala thréin túachail, 278.43 . cid senchas túachail ... | ... ria cométsecht `a pithy tale,' 354.83 . cidheadh ro bo tuachail, | gach bean go n-a brathair, Todd Nenn. 140.9 . fer sidhe forode tuachell foill, BB 209b36 . bud tūachail taigērus, ZCP viii 207.18 . co teilis, tuachail, Leb. Cert. 34.1 . don fhir thuachell ... sin (sic leg.), TTebe 406 .

Compar.: sapientior .i. tuachliu, Lib. Hymn. 69.21 . nathair ba celgachu ... ┐ ba tuaichliu o uilib anmandaibh in talmun, BB 16b39 .

As subst.: rab é a thuachail beith na thost, | atetha a Cruachain crúadchosc `seine Klugheit,' TBC-LL¹ 534 (ró be tuachail, H). See also forms, supra.

As n.pr. Túachail is Foil is Fannall (: túathaib), Metr. Dinds. iv 240.4 . See also forms, supra.

Compd. ¤chness wanton, lascivious (?): don mnaí théithmir thúachail-chniss, Metr. Dinds. iv 128.6 .

? cét mbo ag taidbi is tuachail, BB 269b17 =ac taidhle is tuachail (: thuathaibh) ` frisking and skipping ,' Leb. Cert. 46.4 .