cuirrech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuirrech or dil.ie/13675
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: currach, curaighthe, cuirreach, cuirrchedh

n o, m. Later also currach. g p. curaighthe, ZCP iv 398.13 . cuirreach m., IGT Decl. § 23 (g p. cuirrchedh; cuirrech, v.l.). marsh, fen : cuirrec[h] . . . do rād fri seiscend .i. corra recait ind, Corm. Y 331 . c.¤ a cursu .i. rēid hē, 332 . currech a curribus .i. fīch carpait, 360 . O'Mulc. 251 . do bebat iar cuirriuch carpait `along the racecourse', RC xxvi 36 § 181 . cach riasc, cach sescend, cach currech .i. corr iath .i. iath na corr, O'Dav. 1363 . 414 . tar na hailche i mbí inne doimne .i. curraigh, O'Curry 449 ( H 3.18, 240a ). curraigh ┐ seiscend, Laws v 252.1 Comm. a riocht cuirfe fo chuirrchib, Duan. F. i 21.23 . do chuaidh . . . fan c.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 824 . ? 'sna dlúith-chuirrcibh . . . annsna lethan-choilltibh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 108.4 . Stagnum ignis .i. Currach na teineadh (part of Hell), ZCP iv 436.6 . a gcert-medhōn chuirrigh imdomain, Fl. Earls 104.9 . leimfir . . . go currach eigin oile (in argument), Luc. Fid. 4836 . cáerthann cuirrig see cáerthann . currach= fen, Eg. Gl. 166 .

In n. loc. Currech Lifi . . . / Currech Sétnai, Hail Brigit 16 . arna huilib Cuirigib, ZCP viii 315.17 . See Hog. Onom.

As n. pr. m.: Currech mac Cathair, LL 26135 . hi flaith Cuirrich carpatruaid, Rawl. 84b12 . See also 1 bró.