1 deithbir

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Forms: dedbir, deidbir, deithbeir, deithbir, de(i)thfir, debthir, deithfir, deidbiriu, dethbiri, in d.

i, adj. and subst. (dí + aithber, lit. blameless ). dedbir, Wb. 3b30 , Trip.² 2028 . deidbir, Wb. 6a12 . deithbeir, 33c16 . deithbir, Ml. 38d2 . de(i)thfir, PH . debthir, Auraic. 178 . deithfir f., IGT Decl. § 13 .

I As adj. fitting, proper, reasonable, natural (both of that which is inherently right or meet and of that which might be expected under the circumstances): d.¤ .i. dí aithbir, Corm. Y 15 . d.¤ .i. dlightheach, O'Cl.

(a) Rarely attrib.: inna nnaimtine ṅd.¤ of the just enmities, Ml. 38d2 . ni thechtam serccai acht sercca dethbiri, Alex. 894 .

(b) Usually as pred. with cop. (often unexpressed): is deidbir moídem di suidib, Wb. 17d19 . cani d.¤ , Sg. 3b12 . dethbir dímicim do na hindmassaib talmandaib, PH 5878 . d.¤ ón (sin) that is natural; that might be expected (in confirma- tion of a preceding statement; often followed by an ex- planatory sentence introduced by ar, úair): for Cúchulaind uccot, olse, dochuaid rimsa for teithed. Deithber son, ol Medb, ma ranístais daghóic, ní gébad in sirite fri feta, TBC² 1263 . imsoítis a claidib friu . . . d.¤ ón, ar no labraitis demna friu dia n-armaib, LU 3236 ( SC 2 ). Cf. TBC 1904 ; LL 30c8 ; PH 4825 , 5194 . is d.¤ dom it is right (proper, natural) for me: is deidbir deit á aigthiu it is reasonable (fitting?) for thee to fear him, Wb. 6a12 . is dedbir am duit thou hast reason, Trip.² 2028 . ba sodeithbir dó, Ériu vi 148.50 . is d.¤ limm I deem it right, fitting , Sg. 3b2 . Followed by appositional clause introduced by cia: is dedbir dúib cid mebul lib a taidmet it is reasonable that ye should be ashamed to call them to remembrance, Wb. 3b30 . deithbeir do ceith aneola that he be ignorant, 33c16 . is d.¤ . . . cid ansa don curp a congbal no wonder that it is hard for the body to contain itself, Mon. Tall. § 60 . d.¤ dóib cid mór a mbríg, LL 276a11 . d.¤ cidh airdirc an fód rightly is the spot celebrated, FM 915 (poem) (ii 590.12). Followed by neg. clause: is deithber cen cop mór mo thua-sa, LL 275a6 . Compar. deidbiriu, Wb. 6a8 , 9c10 . dethbiri, FA 34 . Adv. in d.¤ gl. merito, Ml. 47b5 .

II As subst. reasonableness, fitness, hence reason, cause: ata dethbir saine sin (text?), Todd Lect. vi 46 . hit é tra dethbiri dosbera in plág fo thír n-Erenn .i. díth cretmi, etc. the reasons, RC xii 426 § 15 . In concrete sense matter: ó díscáiledh na ndethber ó fásann an folt ┐ in uair díscáilter na dethbir sin . . . ní leighester an folt, O'Gr. Cat. 178 .

2 deithbir

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Forms: deithbire, deifreach, deithbhire, deithfir

n f., not found in O.Ir. g s. deithbire, deifreach.

I Distinction, difference: dethbir eter conn ┐ ceill ┐ inntlecht, O'Dav. 755 . in dethbir bias etir na da sruth, Lism. L. 4255 . acht nad fil deffir eturro, LL 30d28 . dethbir ngellta a difference of pledge, Laws ii 138 n. dethfir itir in andsum ┐ in ecmacht the difference between the difficult and the impossible, v 222 Comm. go mbí deithbhir idir phianaibh na bpeacthach, TSh. 6468 . gion go bhfuil in pulsa cruaidh ina dhifir dhiles d'aoinfhiabrus, is mo ata ag an fiabrus etica na ag aonfhiabrus eile differentiating mark, 3 C 19, 250vb15 .

II Haste, hurry (for development of meaning cf. debuith): do aithenset co raibe d.¤ mor fair, Acall. 3013 . re dethbir na dála sin, MR 238 . deithneas ┐ deithbhir do dhéanamh ré triall, TSh. 7749 . g s. fáth deithbhire , 10618 . deithfir, IGT Verbs § 83 .

1 deithbire

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n ,f. (1 deithbir) adequate reason, necessity, just cause: slógad fri deithbiri, Tec. Corm. § 1 . atcether a d.¤ let the cause of it be seen, Ériu vii 150 § 20 . cen deithfiri without just cause, 162 § 7 . In Laws justifiable excuse or lawful im- pediment: cach turbaid (sic leg.) co ndethbire every exemption on ground of necessity, Laws i 268. 8 . athchur a mialtair cen dethbire returning a child badly fostered without necessity (?), ii 162.26 . diriuch cach dethbere, 2.4 . imscar dethbire justifiable separation, v 136.4 Comm. dona cintaibh deith- bhire of unavoidable or justifiable infractions of law, iv 246 Comm. ceithre gona duine d.¤ four cases of justifiable homicide, 252.17 .

2 deithbire

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n ,f. (2 deithbir): ni cuindig neac uainn dethbiriu (= derscugud, Alex. 877 ) diaraili uair is inand foluth duinn uili none of us desires to be distinguished from the other, BB 498a45 . do lin cumghacht defiri ┐ eagla a craidhi excite- ment (?), Lib. Flav. ii 6vb31 .

deithbirech

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adj o, ā. (2 deithbir) hasty, hurried, urgent: deinmne .i. luath no deithbhireach, O'Cl. co dana ┐ co dian ┐ co deith- fireach, CF 731 . robuail dorn co dethfireach fair, ZCP vi 78 . gur scairt A. go deifirech relíf called for immediate relief, Rel. Celt. ii 200.25 . go deithbhireach, TSh. 7832 .

1 deithbires

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Forms: deithbirsib

n [u,m.] (1 deithbir) just or reasonable cause, the necessity which calls for a certain action . See O'Don. Suppl. is edh is becdethbirus ann .i. ric a les é ┐ connicfad a sechna; is edh is mardethbirus ann .i. ric a les é ┐ nocha cumaing a sechna, O'C. 398 ( H. 3.18 222a ). daine nach doich do dul uada acht le dethberes except by necessity, Laws iv 230 . fri cach oen tic fri dethbiris every one who comes on business, v 152 Comm. d pl. deithbirsib, i 198 Comm. dethfirse techta fitting necessities, Anecd. iii 21.9 . dothet cach pennain fo meit an pectha . . . ┐ fo dethberas ara ndéntar, RC xv 488 . ni bu ainm cin tothacht ┐ cin dethberus a name bestowed without just cause, PH 6267 .

2 deithbires

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n m. (2 deithbir) difference: fo dethbires a neine- cluinne, Laws i 60 Comm. Or same as 1 deithbires?

deithbirid

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Forms: dethbirit

v (2 deithbir) differs: cneda rob amail cnedha na ndaine no co ria fuiliugadh ┐ ó ro sia is ann deithbirit, O'D. 1969 ( Eg. 90, 8 (9)d ) = dethbirit, O'C. 1777 ( 23 P 6, 38 a-b ).

deithbirsech

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adj o, ā. (1 deithbires) necessary, under necessity: mása scarad dethbire 'con dara de ┐ scarad indethbire 'caraile, in coibchi don dethbirsech ┐ in taltram ocon indethbirsech, O'D 1607 ( H. 5. 15 12a ). deismbirecht sin arna uile deith- birseach dlegar do biathadh, O'C. 2545 ( Eg. 88, 45 (46)d ).

deithbrigid

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Forms: deifrigh

v (2 deithbir)

I hastens: do deifrigetar i ndiaid ffer gConnacht, SG 283.31 . ipv. 2 s. deifrigh, TD 2.2 .

II

(a) Intrans. differs: anmand . . . dethbriges lan that differ to the full, Laws v 84 Comm. is mar so difrigheas sé o tersiana this is how it differs from tertian fever, 3 C 19, 5 rb29 .

(b) Trans. differentiates, distinguishes: nasdefrigidar a tri urlundinnsci their three leading words of gender distinguish them, Auraic. 616 . intan deifriche fri neach n-aili when thou distinguishest (him) from some one else, 587 . is a ndanaib defrighit ┐ dearscaighit gach gradh dibh so o' raile, IT iii 6. 2 v.l.

deithbrigud

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vn. of deithbrigid.

(a) distinguishing, differentiat- ing: deifrighudh na persainde tria hinchosc, Auraic. 722 . do dhiffriugadh na bfiabrus, 3 C 19, 249 rb19 .

(b) hastening: bí ag deifreaghadh, TD 2.1 .