immechtrach

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Forms: imbechtrachu

adj o, ā (immechtar)

I outer, external, outside, further; extreme, final, utter: immechtrach gl. exterior, Sg. 39a15 . a tír centarach ł i.¤ `the country on this side or on the outside,' Sg. 39b12 . dosoithær ind i i.¤ in a `the outer i is turned into a,' 57a4 . at-chondarc triar n-inni in dias imechtrach finna dib línaib ... maethóclach eturru i medón the outer pair, BDD² 993. cethri doruis airri immach | na n-irfortach n-immechtrach, SR 406. ba comremur re cuing n-imechtraig cach fail díb, Acall. 5943. rohadnacht ... isin chlud imechtrach rigratha hi Temraig hé (=in cacuminibus Temro), Lat. Lives 22.8 . sessilbhe imechtrach o chathraig outside the city, Anecd. ii 49.8 . cosin traig lescbáin lectaigh | issin n-Espain n-imechtraig remote Spain? LL 142a48 . dul ... isan n-ocian n-imechtrach `into the outer ocean,' RC ix 18 § 12. ro gabh [Césair] i n-oraibh imechtracha in domain uile `in the outer borders of the whole world,' CCath. 2266. fa na críchaib imechtrachaib sin cenmotha na tíre ata nesam duín, TTr.² 125. ro teichsiot ... in oilénaibh imeachtrachaibh mara, Leb. Gab.(i) 150.23 .

Used figur. ni hannsa lind tustide ar mac na ar n-ingen óldás in duine imec[h]trach di ar n-genél outsider , Alex. 901. is e in duine immechtrach .i. in animm ágdha no-s-dilsig dia hairfitedaib collaidib, PH 4624. oc tinfisin imechtraig a bethaid `at his last gasp,' 6582 . ropad ed forcend immechtrach ┐ crích dedenach na Troe sin `utter end,' TTr. 926.

Compar.: as imbechtrachu gl. exteriore [ambitu], Ml. 145c11 .

II As subst.: gabul tocbala an tíri | imechtrach na hairdríghe [? i.e. the last descendant of the line of high-kings), Irish Texts ii 10.32 .