orca

Cite this: eDIL s.v. orca or dil.ie/33954

Forms: orca, orcuin, orcni, orccni, oircne

n n,f. orca, IGT Dec. § 5. n p. orcuin, ib. ex. 258 ; orcni, LU 6448 ( TBC2 1934 = orccni, TBC 2595 ); later oircne.

The calf of the leg : orc .i. colptha, O'Cl. cusna horcni, gl. suras, Gild. Lor. 181. im orcain ┐ im thairbḟeith mo choissi, Acall. 6800. co tarla erchor . . . i teṅgaid orcan Dondgillai, LL 306b5 ( RC xiii 104 § 136 ). tancatár a sála ┐ a orcni . . . co mbátar riam remi, TBC2 1934. muil a orcan for a lurgnib, 1451 . lénti . . . co horcnib sís, 12 . léni . . . i caustul ga forcnib, TBC 5287 = có a oircnibh, St. da oircnibh ┐ da iosgadaibh, Buile S. § 65. ag iomúaim . . . a n-iallchrann fria n-oircnibh ┐ traightibh, Hugh Roe 22.26 (f. 6b) , cf. FM vi 1918.11 .