1 tír

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 tír or dil.ie/40940

Forms: tiredh, tirthi, ttíorthann, tirthadh, tíorthann

n s,n. Later m. and f. ( IGT Decl. § 45 ). Later inflexion: g s. tiredh, Rel. Celt. 196.23 . n p. tirthi, ML² 90 . g p. na ttíorthann , Mac Aingil 470.15 . tirthadh, Maund. § 124 . tíorthann, Ezek. 5.5 .

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(a) earth, ground (opposed to water): tīr i.e. a terra , Corm. Y 1251 . bai for tir co tirmugud, SR 1686 . co fáoi .ix. n-oidhci la cach mnoi for tir tartha, Dinds. § 5 . mac in trebthaig issin (cusan, cusin v.ll.) t.¤ , Ériu ix 48 § 27 . a Dé doní in muir | a Dé doní in t.¤ , LU 9870 . cuiridh na tulcha isna fantaib corop t.¤ flat, arable land, RC ix 16 § 4 . a t.¤ buic `in soft land,' Laws iv 130.18 Comm. dotháet dochum tíri, TBFr. 210 . fosceirdside issa t.¤ súas in slig, 236 . íar t.¤ dochuatar, iar muir tancatar, PH 7038 . fáil- tighis tonn ┐ t.¤ roime, ML² 536 . ba fāilid muir ┐ tīr da thoidhecht, 1582 . ro gaibh tīr ocus caladhport, RC xxvi 272.14 . gur ghabhadar t.¤ i n-oileán, Keat. ii 517 . ar tir on land , Fl. Earls 58.9 .

(b) portion of land: is ed tīr insin bas óenach cluchi dod claind-siu céin bes flaithius hi Temraig, ZCP xiii 372.21 = is í an tīr sen, iii 459.3 . ba mór leo do t.¤ aurland Temrach they thought the green of T. took up too much land, Ériu iv 124.5 . is i rogha rugsadar cuairt: trian da thir ocus gusna hearnailib bide malle ria, Laws iv 216.20 Comm. atait tri tire aile nadat usa for Feinaib na breithamnaib do tinntogh, v. 428.2 . do teit fer tiri co fiadnaib leis owner , ii 120.24 Comm. comnattacht tir a athar fair, CRR § 53.

(c) territory, province (cf. talam I (c), (d)): in rí conic aingliu | is coimmdiu cech thíre, Fél. Prol. 160 . ni mesa indas talam for tire si, Ml 34a5 . [trúagh] sin, a magh mBregh mbuidhe | a tir n-alaind n-adguide, AU i 438.21 . cen a t.¤ i fail do rúaim, Hail Brigit 26 . t.¤ ṅdorcha ... dianid comainm Iffern, SR 871 . i tirib anheoil, 3180 . dar mór tíri, dar mór tuath, 5474 . cinnas in tíre doráncamar ? t.¤ ndúaig n-úathmar, TBFr. 385 . buí cara damsa isin tírsea, BDD² 262 . cía raghas dond éitseacht isa t.¤ , 438 . Temair ... imme, maith an t-āighi | suides flaith cech tiri, ZCP viii 108.2 . lacht ┐ iascc, mil is mes | in cech t.¤ thuaith ┐ tes, 109.4 . atád trí tuatha 'na t.¤ | cíos no cāin ní dlegar dhíbh, 116.14 . na treba ┐ na tirthi, ML² 90 . uair gērbo tenn in teidm sin in gach t.¤ eile a n-Erinn, dobo mó isin Mumhain hé, ML² 92 . do dhealbh ar rí-ne an mhuir mór | do shnoigh na tíre gan tál, DDána 42.31 . a-tá re hathaidh d'aimsir | 'n-a t.¤ dhorcha dhoghailsigh, 73.3 . na cúig tíre im Fhonn nUisnigh, 107.25 . na tíre a téighe sna tráighe | míne réidhe áille iad, IGT Decl. ex. 1155 . díbh a rí cál ar críchne | trí tírthi san n-ágh uáighfe (lochdach), 1243 . san bhferann mín cráobhach gcrosach | a t.¤ bhráonach dosach Dé, 1245 . lucht an tire, Fl. Earls 92.22 . do mhuintir na tíre sin, Rel. Celt. ii 178.7 . ar tholchaibh uaigneacha na tíre, TSh. 6033 . ? To this: fechtas dolluid rí Eoganachta for tiri hi crích ┐ hi cendathaig n-aile, LU 1649 =for creich ┐ innrud ilchen- nadach, Immrama 26.9 . ? Leg. for creich tīri.

Sg. (and sometimes pl.) with following gen. of description: dús in rista t.¤ na mban Land of Women, Otherworld , Im. Brain § 30 . ní chían co t.¤ inna m-ban, § 60 . dodeochad-sa ... a tírib beó áit inna bí bás nó peccad Land of the ever- living , LU 9996 . oc ascnam tíre tairṅgiri inna mbēo Heaven , Wb 11a19 . cu bhfaghbhu-sa faeilti ac muinntir nimhe i T.¤ na mBeo, Lism. L. 2578 . do chorcair tíre na finn country of the fair, SG 239.38 . a tírib na Fomóire, BDD² 918 . a tir mac nisrael, Hib. Min. 92 . tir na nóeb Heaven , SR 575 . go righeam tair ais go T.¤ na n-óg, Oss. iv 240.z . dia lot i tir Sgāidh (: lāim, cf. ZCP ix 234 n. ), Anec. iii 54.20 . ag bain- rioghain Tíre an tsnechta, RC xxix 126.2 . ríghdhacht tíre an tsnechta ` Livonia ,' Maund. § 7 . t.¤ tairngire, see tairngire (b). co rup hi a fhirinde ┐ a chumachtu fógnus det-siu isin t.¤ tall in the next world, PH 2773 . Of actual countries: cathraig tíre iudae insin, Ml 17c10 . gabais Mac Con t.¤ mBanba, RC xiii 466.12 . co mboí i tírib Con- nacht, Aisl. Óeng. § 10 . atdob-rarbadse a t.¤ Hérenn, BDD² 416 . do c[h]lochaib tíre na h-Innis, ML² 1481 . a tírib hIndia do, PH 820 . clár buidnech mar th.¤ Temrach, Met. Dinds. ii 46.4 . rop nem thened t.¤ Húa Neill immi, BDD² 240 . Hence people of a territory: do bhátar an tir uile i naoinionad, Misc. Hag. Hib. 36.29 .

II With qualifying adj. or gen., of measures or kinds of land: t.¤ mbó measure of land: is ed t.¤ mbó la Féniu insin, foloing .vii. mbúu co cenn mblíadnae, Críth Gabl. 92 . t.¤ claidim land won by the sword: isse dorigni t.¤ claidimh di ar eigin, Coir. Anm. § 76 . `gebid óen na tire' ... `Ca t.¤ as assu lat do thabairt dunni ... co ndernam t.¤ claidim dé,' LL 333a42 . t.¤ cumaile measure of land: ceithri bai fichit ar tir cumaile don etham is ferr, H.3.18, 3 24 ( O'C. 662 ). da forraig dec i tir cumaile dia fot, se foirrge din lethet, ma beith ina toimsib techtaib, Laws iii 334.22 Comm. ocht traiged fichit ┐ .vii. ced (ar míle, add. later) troigh fod tiri cumaile, H.3.18, 490b ( O'C. 1224 ). ocht traighthi fichit ara a x. ┐ cethre fichit do fichtib traigh a fod tire cumaile ┐ a leith dia lethat, 651 ( O'C. 1466 ). tir cumuile og na ogaireachuibh ocus tir cumuile d'imarcuidh ag gach gradh o tha sin co righ tuaithe, Laws ii 12.14 Comm. tir cumaile oc na oc- airechaib, tir da cumal ac na boairechaib, H.3.18, 332 ( O'C. 681 ). t.¤ ndibaid coitchinn land of a deceased person which reverts to the fine: tir ndibaid coitchenn , Ir. Recht 7.25 . intan is tir dibaid coitcinn tainic do cum na fine, is amlaid ranntar hi, H.3.18, 478a ( O'C. 1199 ). t.¤ ndiguin inviolable land: sé ba i n-oen athghabáil ina thir diguin, O'Dav. 1185. t.¤ domaisi ? : `tir domhaisi' cach sliab slán, Met. Gl. 3.7 . t.¤ dúthaig homeland: seacht dtroighe mo th.¤ dhúthaigh, PBocht 21.1 . t.¤ linde the land of the pond, part of mill: tir linde, Laws i 124.18 . tir linde .i. aenraed .i. bhis i n-ind in ena in uisci, 140.16 Comm. t.¤ mór main- land: iter Toraig ┐ t.¤ mór, BCC 104.8 . t.¤ tretholl hollow land, churchyard: t.¤ tretholl .i. relec, ACC § 93.

III In adverbial phrases

(a) is tír, in, into the land: Doirb is Maeith is Cuma in comlaind | comanmann mac Tlachtga is t.¤ , Ériu x 77 § 12 . ┐ nir gabsat do thenn istir acht mad sin nama, Ann. Conn. 1276.2 . Aed mac Torr- delbaig do athrigad ┐ Mac Branain dia tabairt istír, 1353.4 . tuc leam hi is-tír-so, PH 231 . aithris a ndearna is t.¤ thall, Aithd.D. 29.26 . suairc an sgéal-sa tarla is t.¤ , Dán Dé xxix 12 .

(b) In phr. do-icc a dt.¤ lands: is iad Clanna Mhíleadh tug an t-ainm sin [ar Éirinn], sul rangadar i dt.¤ innte, Keat. i 100.67 . iar dteacht i dt.¤ dóibh i dtuaisceart Éireann, 212.55 . tig an leac tre lár na mara | leat mar budh clár tana i dt.¤ , PBocht 10.46 . go ttāngatar ... a ttīr sa fFraingc, Fl. Earls 24.14 . Hence survives, exists, subsists: féuch féin ... an éidir leat teacht a tt.¤ gan an ní, Desid. 5647 . na neithe as riachtanas damh dochum teachta a tt.¤ , 1220 . é féin do thabhairt a tt.¤ (he) to live, 6953 . a teacht a tt.¤ ar smeara, F v 3, 116 ( Gad. 64.39 ). baintreabhach ┐ dílleach- taidh tigheacht i dt.¤ air gach lá, ITS xvii 167.1120 . uim úr eolais an sceoil se thig i dt.¤ which is coming to pass, xviii 112.1 . Also tugaid i dt.¤ spends, passes (time): thugadar a n-aimsir i dt.¤ i bhfochair an Rígh ag muirn agus ag macnas, ITS i 164.2 . tugamaid an chuid eile dhar saóghal a tt.¤ anois mar a diarfadh gach duine againn do dhéanadh, Gad. 65.9 .

Frequent in placenames, see Hogan Onom. .x. treith tire iacih, Ériu ii 4.7 =Tīr Īath Tiree , Wortk. 160.