timchell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. timchell or dil.ie/40772
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Forms: timchel, timchell, tiomchal, tiomchall, timchal, timchall, t., t.

n o, n., later m. vn. of do-immchella. timchel, timchell, tiomchal, tiomchall, IGT Decl. § 11 ; timchal, timchall, § 17 .

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(a) act of going around, surrounding: it hé immefolngat a thris timchel (sic leg.), Thes. ii 33.23 . it trí mís deacc soli oc timchull ærat tonimchéla luna inna óenmís, 19 . iar timchull (sic leg.), 22 . grian a girando .i. o timchull, O'Mulc. 660 . tréin iar timchul daire dall, SR 6355 . greiss timchill do denomh surrounding movement, AFM iii 632 9 . gres timchill, AU ii 524.10 . beim timcill don erbull, Stair Erc. 1322 . cethernn timchill ríg Midhi ` body-guard ,' BColm. 102.2 . isinn aimsir timcill at that time (?), ZCP x 49.23 . ar tí ar dtimchill attempting to surround us, Dán Dé xii 3 . an chuairt thimchil, DDána 26.5 . nar ghabh iul timchil as teagh `roundabout path,' PBocht 13.7 .

(b) circuit, circumference, boundary: mochean dogní timcheall tráth, SG 33.19 . bói móin mór ... san athgoirit roimhe aran slicchidh, ┐ timcheall mor aice, BNnÉ 208.21 . do-bir sí ... trí timchil, IGT Decl. ex. 514 . atat ... secht timchill im an talmain `sept zones' RC xxiv 372.33 . coimhlinas an firmamint a timcill, Ir. Astr. Tr. 62.13 . t.¤ .i. gabáil, ut est, ma ro thimcill in filidh a áir ` circulation ' (Plummer MS. notes), H 3.18, 654 ( O'Curry 1478 ) (cf. also tincell). ceithre hordlaithe timcheall gach cloiche circumference , Flower Cat. 471.34 . is daingean a timcheall its boundary, ZCP iv 243.7 = is daingen a himtimchell na carcrach sin, LU 2447.

II adv.

(a) t.¤ around: doluid F. timcheall colléic co mbaí isin Bruigh, Ériu xii 156.11 . na co risat fir hErend timchell, TBC-LL¹ 2890 . co tainic t.¤ o Loch Garman, RC xviii 51.25 . in tromlonges t.¤ i Connachtaib, CRR 58.y . téid-leabhair tochailte tiomchol `engraved all round,' Studies 1923, 598 § 9 .

(b) ar (íar) t.¤ in succession, in turn: días fa sech ar timcheall d'fianuip hĒrenn acum foraire, Fianaig. 56.26 . a gabail ar timcell dona daerceilib, Laws i 184.x Comm. rígan ar th.¤ díb, TTr. 441 . co tiged gach drong ar dtimcheall, Études Celt. ii 298.6 = ar timchill, ZCP iii 35.7 . To this: gach lai timcheall, Lism. L. 2849 . Cf. iar n-urd timchill, 4163 .

III d s. as prep. with gen.; later also i t.¤

(a) around: timchull na Emna, TBC-LL¹ 1132 . dobeired ... a mér timcholl (hi timchul v.l.) lainne a scéith, Ériu iii 142.232 . t.¤ cacha oenchrose, SR 372 . cach ae dib t.¤ aroili, BDD² 1339 . ní tugadh timcheall Áodha | a mílchoin ná a macáomha, IGT Decl. ex. 930 . d'eccla an tighe na timchall, Irish Texts ii 35 § 2 . do iadsad Cenel Conaill uili a timchall in trenmiled, Ann. Conn. 1401.26 . i dtimcheall a dTighearna, Dán Dé xiii 2.

(b) about, approximately: t.¤ na Samna, Ann. Conn. 1404.4 . timchiol mhedōin laoi, Fl. Earls 32.8 . timcheall is leath-uair sa ló, Donlevy 474.17 . timc[h]eal sē fichit éigin ponta, Fl. Earls 86.y .

(c) (usually i t.¤ ) concerning, on account of, for the sake of: an sciúrsadh tuc an t-aingel dó fen timcell Aedhain, ZCP xi 128.7 . a timcheall shubstainti na trī persan, xiii 181.1 . amhail is mar dhéanfadh sibh im timcheallsa do dhéanamh uime, Maguires of F. § 41 . gach uile ainmían dá raibe t.¤ a gradha aice do dul ar cul uaithe, BCC 244.37 . Mac Donnchaidh ... do mharbhadh i mBreifne ... i timcell fhuadáin creiche, AFM vi 2048.17 . do gab truaidhe mor 'na t.¤ é, ZCP x 232.10 . a dtimcheall luicht theagaisg an tsoisgéil, Donlevy 128.4 . sa truaill atám 'na timcheall, `of which I speak,' Dán Dé xx 42 . do bhí taobh-nocht im thimcheall on my account, Ir. Monthly 1928, 331 § 8 . cen caithem t.¤ a fine, Laws iii 50.12 Comm. ní faghtar troid na t.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 466.20. a arm timcell catha `his panoply of battle,' CCath. 5203.

(d) besides, without, in the absence of: nidan chosmili frisna preceptori atobsegatsi ar timchellni, Wb. 14d37 . ra batar ... ingena imdai aice t.¤ in lochta ra thurmisem, TTr. 718 . a rád fria thimthirid inda timchol `by telling his servant privately,' Mon. Tall. 146.32 . issed atrubairt B. fri cach ae t.¤ araile, LU 8258 (FB). drubh 'na timcell .i. 'na ēgmuis, ZCP v 487 § 15 . cid mor do ernaigthi aile donemm t.¤ na paitri, PH 7987 . fuit na bliadna t.¤ in chorgais apart from Lent, 4979 . timcheall na macraidhe .i. an égmais na macraidhe, O'Cl. ? To this: mairc dos n-uc masu asa t.¤ , IT ii2 176.64 .

(e) In phrase i dt.¤ , in the ancestry of: gé bheith lá gan réidhe riom | ar gcréine a-tá 'n-a thimchioll, DDána 5.16 . a mheic Máire nach muidh mionn | rogha Gaoidheal tá id thimchioll, 102.44 . an corp ar ar cheannchais neamh | creidim ó táid 'n-a thimcheal, PBocht 14.37 .

(f) With do-icc, etc.

(i) goes around: tic t.¤ in luirg, TTr. 404 . tic timcheall in ech, Aen. 2848 . tanic in brec for t.¤ , MacCongl. 25.23 .

(ii) discusses: fada ata ag tocht na thiomcholl ` debating ,' Studies 1919, 256 § 1 . ata cás comairle im chionn | fada as cóir techt na timchioll, O'Gr. Cat. 482.27.

(iii) circumvents: terc fer nach teguit timcheall, Ériu iv 212 § 3 . tecar na timchol they are circumvented, PBA v 131 §23 . tánic a ṅgáes t.¤ Túathi Dé Danand, MU² 2 . nír édir theacht 'n-a timcheall, Aithd. D. 10.18 .

Compds. ¤gerrad act of circumcising: circumcision: an crodh e do thimchillghearradh, Donlevy xvi 11 . is tarbhach an timcheallgherradh gu deimhin, Romans ii 25 . See also gerrad. ¤tescad = prec.: timchillteasgadh, TSh. 3290 . See also tescad. ¤trén strong all around: ón torandchles timchilltréin tuc ... orra, Comp. CC 106.19 .