1 cét

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cét or dil.ie/8862

Forms: céit, cét, céta, cét, céta, cēt

num o, n. hundred . Thurn. Gramm. §§ 390 - 1 . g s. céit, later cét, céta. In pl. short form cét regular after numerals, otherwise céta (in late texts also céadta). cēt a cetu (leg. coetu) multitudinis , O'Mulc. 224 .

I

(a) With follg. g p. cóic c.¤ fer, Wb. 13b2 . c.¤ rámæ gl. centenaque arbora, Sg. 36a7 . di chlaind chéit rig ceit rignae, IT i 320.14 . in t-organ céit búadae `the organ of a hundred victories', Fél. March 12 . c.¤ ecnae, Blathm. 36 . la c.¤ martir namrae, Fél. Jul. 4 . c.¤ n-armach n-álaind n-argda, LL 28391 . ré céd mblíadhan (: ríaghal), IGT Decl. ex. 333 . an céad cath, DDána 84.33 . dá chéad fionnbhan, 99.28 . a cinn ceta bliadan, Laws iii 156.x Comm. iomad do chéa- daibh bliadhan, Keat. i 150.62 . In chevilles: cetaib omun, SR 8102 . cétaib gal, Arch. Hib. ii 93 § 18 .

(b) Later also with n s.: deich gcéad cú, Duan. Finn i 32.1 . naoi gcéad bliadhain, TSh. 91 . chúig céad bean, Párl. na mB. 272 .

(c) With DI and d p. co torchratar tri ch.¤ de Ultaib, IT i 76.18 ( Lg. 16 ). cet do buaib, TTebe 2271 . tri ced dibh, St. Ercuil 191 . uilc céada do dhaoinibh, A. Ó Dálaigh xliii 8 . as croidhthibh na ccéada dhíobh, Párl. na mB. 1889 . With collect.: cet cacha raithe d'indile `one hundred cattle in each rath', Laws v 514.25 Comm.

II

(a) Without accompanying noun a hundred persons, warriors etc. (somet. also vague and of objects): do[naib] coic cetaib, Wb. 13b1 . do briugad direnar cetaib `who is paid díre for his hundreds', Laws i 40.17 . C. tríb cétaib cáinib `C. with three fair hundreds', Fél. Oct. 16 . in cathmilid ┐ in cliathbern ch.¤ , TBC 776 . ól c.¤ `drink for a hundred', Dinds. 42 . nert céud, Duan. Finn ii 170.11 . nert céit ann, Cóir Anm. 40 . go líon gcéad gach córughadh, DDána 74.17 . aon do chéad nar chlaoi `that not one in a hundred surpassed', PBocht 5.57 . duine do chéad chuimhneigheas, TSh. 1970 . [mac] E., le cclaoitti céda `who vanquished hundreds', BNnÉ 252 § 208 . na céadta, Keat. Poems 176 . ar na céadaibh oile, TSh. 2259 .

(b) More specifically in pl. troops, battalions , etc. (freq. with accompanying allit. words): catha ┐ ceta, ZCP vi 281.20 . gusan lion ced ┐ cathbhuidhen ba móamh, Hugh Roe² 194.18 . iomat long ┐ laoidheng, céd ┐ caiptínedh, FM v 1654.4 . do c[h]ēdaib nó do c[h]uradhaib, ML² 1395 . mór di airbrib ┐ cétaib ┐ mílib, TTr.² 638 . 'na carnaib ┐ 'na cetaib comascthi `in heaps and in hundreds confounded', Cog. 192.5 . Cf. trícha c.¤ s.v. trícha.

III fo ch.¤ a hundred times: fo ch.¤ cét it uaisliu, Fél. Prol. 151 . co fa ch.¤ , Trip.² 1423 . fa chéad, DDána 23.22 . With compar.: céad féile `a hundred times more generous', Aithd. D. 58.11 . With prec. AR (FOR) in compd. numerals: coic míli ochtmugat ar ch.¤ , Ml. 34b17 . cethorchae de rígaib / ar díb cáinib cétaib, Fél. Ap. 3 . di bliadain cóicat for c.¤ , PH 1065 . Note also: dá ch.¤ sescat, Fél. Oct. 30 . da cet .m. ┐ a cethar cethrachat `two hundred and forty-four miles', Laws i 28.9 Comm.

Compds.

(a) With adjj. derived from nouns: ropo chētach cētblīadnach, Misc. Hib. 20 § 3 . comarba cētbūadach Pōil apstail airdd hundred-gifted . Arch. iii 218 § 7 . Conn Cēd- c[h]athach C. of the Hundred Battles, ML² 114 . With intensive force, battlesome, bellicose ( Celtica xii 192 ): tīr boīe (?) Chuind chētchoraig 'of the hundred treaties (?)' Ériu xvi 46.1 ; 'der Erstvertragliche' ZCP xviii 102 . cendtarcluais a ainm .i. cétcluasta ` "Century-ear", that is, having a hundred ears', RC xv 426.25 . isin c[h]ēdāin c[h]édchrot[h]aig hundred-formed , ZCP viii 206.3 . ingen C. chetchurchaig of the hundred coracles, LL 21066 . rechtaire múad muinter cech cétglonnaig, RC xxii 194.9 .

(b) Miscellaneous: roithchleas, corpcleas, cét-chaithchleas, `hundred-battle-feat', RC xxix 128.3 . ? fear céadmhaoidhte curadh / ní héagcaointe a eidhear, DDána 98.23 . cēdmarbtha, ML² 1236 .