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Cite this: eDIL s.v. uccu or dil.ie/42856

 

Forms: ucca, aucca, ouccu

n n., indecl. a wish, desire, choice, selection : freq. in etym. glosses in Laws Comm., etc., see below. ucca (v.l. ugga) .i. aicci a ōenar atā sē, Corm. Y 1295 . Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 205 . aucca .i. togha, O'Don. Suppl. (< H 2.15A, p. 12 ). ouccu .i. togha ib. (< H 2.15A, p. 13b ). ni uccu act is fáitsine, Wb. 30d23 . fírmac aicnid ní auccu (=a uccu ?) `a very son by nature, not from adoption,' 32b6 . aúcu (leg. á ucu, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. § 748 ) tantum bís and cen intinnscann, Sg. 148a12 . nir bo uca immorro soon lasin nGaedel, Auraic. 499 . aire do arrngar a bith-bachuill toich tindtai co uca aitherruch (.i. ... dochum na n-od) `to his choice again' Laws v 174.17 ( 25 )= co hogu aire, O'D. 475 (< H 3.17 c. 373 )= co hoca ... .i. do cum na nog, SM Facs. 53az . ucu sét selecting of seds, or cows , O'Don. Suppl. sirim ceannsa ar Mhac Mhuire laghadh dhúnn ar ndrochugo, Dán Dé xxv 46 . Cf. uga.

uca togaide `one's full and free choice ,' O'Don. Suppl. : ní herenar uca .i. ... uair is edh rob uca toghaighe leis cin fogail do denamh, O'D. 578 (< H 3.17 c. 444 ). cred é cuma epert ┐ aige. Is edh so eim .i. commór a apart do féin ┐ ba huca thoghaidhe leis trebaire aire, O'Curry 1383 (< H 3.18 629a ). cain aigillne ┐ giallnu .i. ... riaghail do berur don ti resin uga thoghaide in giallna ┐ gialla, Laws ii 222. 4 . aiggillne .i. auggugīallne .i. ō dorat in fer sét taurchloithe dialaile .i. lōg a enig, ar airitin sēt ūad ar bēs n-airc[h]endchaige, is ugga dō īarom gīallae dond fir sin ┐ airitiu sēt ūad ar bēss n-airchenda, Corm. Y 81 .