1 tellach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 tellach or dil.ie/40466

Forms: tenlach, tenlug, telluch, tellugh, tellaige, tellaig, telchai

n o,n. (teine). Earlier tenlach. d s. tenlug, LU 1483 . telluch, MU 6.6 . tellugh, Ériu i 214.z . n p. tellaige. tellaig, Laws iii 400.1 . Trip.² 2571 . telchai, 2546 . IGT Decl. § 55.

(a) hearth, fireplace: tenlach .i. tene-lighe, Corm. Y 1209 (= tenlaeg, Corm. 42 ). `teanlach' teine go fíor, Met. Gl. 20 § 64 . hic focus tellach, Ir. Gl. 511 . Cf. haec trabecula taebhán tellaigh no comladh, 71 . ro glan ... a téllach, Trip.² 178 . isin tenlach, 179 . itir ... tenlach ┐ céim, Cáin Ad. 41 . secht tellaige, Sc.M.² 2.1 . blai tene t.¤ no aithine `fire on the hearth,' Laws iii 264.1 , .i. slan don ti astas in teine a t.¤ in tighe thall, 2 Comm. na seagar im t.¤ mbo- aireach ach tri haidche bede cora la thuath `nothing is sought of the hearth of the bo-aire ,' v 438.23 . Cf. esgal nó tenlach .i. census quod tollitur gl. tolletum tollitanus (leg. Toletum Toletanus, Edd.) hearthmoney (?), Sg. 36b4 . bid fas a tellaigi, Fen. 158.4 . is é in tipra na telluch thechtaide é na fétaither d'athgúd na d'eligud, ua ríg h-Erend frozen hard as a hearthstone (? i.e. firm and immovable, see técht, 2 téchtaide), MU 6.6 . ar thindib ... taidlecha tellaig, MR 238.8 . Creidni cerd do ghebhedh neimthenchus | triasan criaidh teallaigh `who used to get privilege through the clay of the hearth,' Leb. Gab. 160 n. 2 (cf. Corm. 32 nescóit). i dteallach toile an fhíréin, TSh. 9608.

(b) household, family (cf. teglach): dolotar fir Mumun ... ┐ imroíset a telchai inna n[d]egaid, Trip.² 2546 , `their households fared after them,' Trip. 215 . teallach fēile Ūi Echach, Sits 1919 v 92 § 1 . tellaigh imda do niter ... re tec- maisin sain claindi re saine nathar, Laws iii 400.1 . a ic do gach teallach is neasa do, iii 68.24 Comm. trí tellaige tra cenéle Binnig Glinni, ZCP viii 297.15 . a dá tháisech tellaig, SG 93.17 . go mbi an cholann 'na chealg-námhaid chinn teallaigh aige, TSh. 7530 . ? To this: t.¤ Temra `the manor (? household) of Tara ,' Ériu iv 124 ff. (see n. p. 165 ). scél tellaig Temra, Met. Dinds. iii 20.249 . ag cosnum theallaigh Themhrach, ALC i 474.6 .

(c) family, sept (often equated with cenél, treb, tuath): iar trebaib iar tellaigib, Met. Dinds. iii 16.194 . T.¤ nGorm- gaili ┐ T.¤ Connucan ┐ T.¤ Maeilciarain, Fen. 384.24 . do bhí | gach teallach ard fa uirrí, IGT Decl. ex. 442 . sa timsaighid craebh-fhoghla ... caibniusa tuath ┐ teallach, MR 98.15 . anmanna na tuath ┐ na t.¤ , St. Ercuil 137.

(d) Various: i ngoirmtheallach mac Míleadh country , DDána 90.4 . do dhearg [sé] teallach troighigh `do loisg obair ár slánuighthe Críost mar bheadh teallach,' 40.17 . do bhídís trí teallaighe oile i dTeamhraigh, mar atá Carcair na nGiall ... Réalta na bhFileadh ... Grianán na nInghean ... residences (?), Keat. iii 553 . gach teallach doniter o losgad `a firing by horn or cup (?)' (Gloss.), Ir. Texts v 5.19 . cnu do chur a cul in cinn mailli re teallach do denam roimpi ┐ urbruith do dhenam dho do ruib go gnathach, 28 .