tairp(th)ech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairp(th)ech or dil.ie/39787

Forms: tairbbig, tairbech, tairpthech, tarbech

adj o, ā The -p- represents an original voiced -b-, cf. tairbbig (: chairdib), SR 5915 . tairbech, LU 1258 . TBC-LL¹ 5293 , RC xlvii 293.7 , TTr. 1960 , etc. The form tairpthech (with voiceless -p-) is frequent only in late texts, though it is found e.g. at BB 7a19 , Trip. 132.3 .

Strong, violent, vigorous, impetuous etc. : err thrent.¤ , LU 8955 . nech immeresna nach rét co tairptiuch, Ériu vii 160.3 . tri treitill thairbecha, TTr. 619 . is tarpech in mod, TBC-LL¹ 1398 . bud t.¤ in teidm, 3051 . a fhercc thuinne tairpidhe, Ériu ix 10.112 . do clochuibh tairpthecha tabhall, Stair Erc. 1481 , cf. ZCP vi 46.28 . claidmi ... tairbtecha, Cog. 160.2 . Eoghan ... tairptheach, ML 72.26 . caomh-shliocht Niuil tairipigh, Ó Bruad. i 66. sruth tairptech ... ag sileadh óna ghnúis, Ó Héodhusa 68.7. Superl. drem is treisi ┐ is tairpidhi isin doman, D IV 2, 41a39 . As subst. : atá sund | in tarbech sínte comlund, TFerbe 260 . ? ised tra forúair do Cír in tairptheach sin for sruth nEofraite, BB 7a19 .

? Cf. tegait go tric tairptennta ` haughtily (?).' Duan. F. i 46 § 11.