airáin

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n (áin, lit. driving before , see Meyer, RC xxxiii 97 ).

(a) forefront, vanguard: ní dheanuinn uráin ágha / sní imghabhainn urána, Duan. Finn i 19.4 . [fear nar] sheacain [uráin] áigh, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 12 . Cf. forbuise cocaidh ┐ errain, ALC i 270.15 . ind ócbud berte innurain nellaig (annurain nellaig, inurain nell-, inurrain nella v.l.), Fianaig. 24.19 `who carry (i.e. lead) the vanguard of the combat', RC xxxiii 98 . adv Adverbial in sense of ahead, in forefront etc. (cf. remáin): dodeochaid trī cōicdaib ōclach riasna slūagaib aurāin co tānic co hA., ZCP viii 309.30 . m'animm la haingliu eráin / nimthair duinebad gelain, LB 242b83 . Perh. also in: conecmaingsem aurain (urain, airain, ærain, v.l.) / ar cenn fri cenn Enair, Fél. Ep. 7 .

(b) refusal (of hospitality) (lit. perh. driving on [a guest to the next house]) (cf. esáin, Críth Gabl. p. 87 ): biathad cen airain neich cen daim techta. ni fuiben enecland arain dar daim techta ar ni heitech do neoch nad o daim techta ci asto i.e. everyone should be fed without refusal when the number of guests is below the proper number. Refusal does not injure honour-price when the number of guests is beyond the proper number, Laws ii 386.y ( Stud. in E. Ir. Law p. 52 ). cach gaire ina cirt . . . .i. na tartar airan fair, Laws iii 36.z Comm.

(c) excess, over-plus: is dilus cin a íc cé beth urain ann, Laws i 278.16 Comm. in urain bes idir da eneclainn na fetheman, 294.y Comm. forcruigh ndaine do biathudh no urain bidh doibh, ii 28.19 Comm. [i]s aire do berur seoit urain ar altrum na hingine, 152.5 Comm. (i.e. more than for a boy). aisec na hurana . . . dilsi na hurana, O'D. 1576 (H. 5.15, 6a). luid fo recht, ard eráil (erain v.l.), Fél. Jan. 1 . erain no erail .i. imforcraid (quoting this passage) ┐ adeir in Muimnech ní fil erain duit, O'Dav. 780 . ní furain damsa mo riar `for me not excessive is my claim', RC xx 52.5 (ACC) (cf. furain .i. iomarcaidh, O'Cl.). In artificial explanations in legal glosses e.g. rath tar airdig .i. tar iaraindig, in imarcraid do berar in rath ar in uraindigh ar in dig urain, Laws ii 262.6 Comm. rath tar airdig .i. cia ernithar imarcrad ratha . . . ar in urain dighe, O'Dav. 979 . dilsi na hurandigi ┐ in rath tar airdig, O'D. 1620 (H. 5.15, 14b). an diupairt .i. a uranepirt, Laws iii 6.29 Comm. diubairt .i. urain eiperta, O'C. 1755 ( 23 Q 6, 34 ab ). diubartach .i. urain-epertach, Laws i 54.21 Comm.

(d) In sense of heed, attention, salutation see uráin, urán.

airairde

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Forms: airarda

n (2 airde) Also airarda. great height, loftiness: is ed fo-dera . . . aurarda dia ḟult, BDD² 1221 . ras cuir imma sech i n-urairdi ┐ i n-ísli (of a juggler juggling with swords), MU² 543 . re urairdi na tonn muiridhi, CCath. 2679 . ic dianleimnech i n-urarda suas, 5892 .

airairgna

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adj (airgnae): ón chocetul erérgna gl. concentu egregio, Lib. Hymn. 71 gl. 36 . Emain airirgna `very conspicuous', Met. Dinds. i 10.68 .

airaithmet

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x see uraithmet and foraithmet.

airamnas

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adj (amnas) very fierce: mor n-eirriud n-eramnas dorochratar, Alex. 138 .

airamra

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adj (amra) very wondrous: tucaid . . . / uaib aitire n- eramra, SR 3586 . orrigai (erruda, v.l., IT ii2 97 ) . . . eramrai, Alex. 173 .

? airannsa

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adj (1 ansa) very difficult. Compar.: airiunnsu rálaib harder of fulfilment than (all) desires, ZCP xvii 200 § 5 = airunsur álaib, LU 10043 .

airard

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adj (ard) very high, tall: fossad a.¤ airdirech, LL 4433 . tellach . . . irard airísel, Aisl. MC 95.26 . dar senbennaib . . . sléibhe uraird Elpa, CCath. 398 . co druim n-urard nEogh- abhail, Cog. 86.15 . Durad urard ainglidi / risa n-abar Ard cuille, Anecd. ii 23 § 12 . fegaid Teach Mairise . . . ard aniar irard atúaidh, Met. Dinds. i 20.99 . carput . . . co creitt n-uraird, Comp. Con C. 100.20 . óclach seta fata n-a.¤ , TBC 5170 . rosc mbrecht n-urard (irard, ereard, erard, v.l.) i n-a chind, TBC 5323 . rosc n-airárd n-adanta, LL 253a45 . echrada . . . aurardai, BDD² 452 . co pudrallaib imgerra urardda, MU² 773 . Of sound: airlabra a.¤ , 750 . Fig. coṅgraim n-écside ite erarda very important , TBC 4381 . Adv. atomregar . . . co herard, Aisl. MC 83.27 . As n.pr.: [A]urard (Irard, v.l.) Mac Coissi, Anecd. ii 42 ff. Hence in n.loc. Cluain Iráird Clonard, Hog. Onom. 265 . As subst. high ground, eminence: i n-urard na tulcha, TBC 5220 . upper part: is amlaid ros- uidhiged lathrach in tighi sin .i. leith[red] fóa fotúaidh ┐ a urard anes, RC xv 282 § 26 (Dinds.). In grammar apparently the condition of a word with the vowel a added to the stem e.g. of fer it is said: ni airecar a urard .i. fera, Auraic. 1798 (= a forard, 1997 ).

airasda

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adj = airassa: a bheith urasda do chum peacadh . . . do mhaitheamh san mbaisdead very ready to forgive sins, Luc. Fid. 233.19 . tre bheith urasda fan bpein uile do mhaitheamh, 234.10 . mar sin is furasda an eagluis . . . d'fhaicsin, Eochairsg. 12.36 .

airassa

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Forms: airis(s)a, urus(s)a, urus

adj (2 assae). Also airis(s)a, urus(s)a, urus, etc. Cf. 1 usa. See Éigse ix 162 . (very) easy: cain airlicthe ni aurasu a coccae- lad la Fene ┐ libru, Laws v 370.9 . nī hairisa ōn, Corm. Y 447 = hirasa, Corm. 16.30 . ni haurussa damsa . . . comrac fri banscáil, LU 6086 (TBC). nir bo irusa a ḟrithalim, TFerbe 304 . nipsa rochrúaid nipsa ro irusa, Tec. Corm. p. 16 n.12 . co nach urusae d'ainglib / breith a anma o demnaib, ZCP vii 310.z . erusa a cur de, O'Dav. 782 . dob' urusa linne óig . . . do chur leat-sa, ML 44.5 . ba hurussa a haltram, Ériu iv 22.5 . ní hobair urusu sin, 174 § 1 . ni horsa a thurium `it is not easy to reckon . . .', Cog. 60.19 . mar as urasa a thuigsin, Desid. 866 . 'na chéim urusa `to be an easy step', Studies 1919, 257 § 12 . urusa n-agallma easy (of access), affable, ZCP ii 336.12 . dob uras dūinn chomhrádh fada do dhénamh, Mac Aingil 434 . uras damh a dhéanamh soin, Arch. Hib. i 93 § iii . Perh. also: ni hord erosa: is rabeōda intī fil and it is no easy task, TBC² 2157 (or to be referred to airis?). Compar. connach airissa a caithiugud (leg. cairiu- gud?) oldas a molad, BCrólige 57 ( O'Dav. 475 ). do b'usa ina sin, ITS xix 60.14 . With DI: is aurusaide brethemnus fair iarum, O'C. 839 ( H. 3.18, 383a ). Adv. go hurasa (who utter oaths) lightly , Parrth. Anma 2333 . co hurusa, ITS xix 60.13 .

airathchor

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n (athchor) (lit. re-expulsion ): urathcur ┐ urgabail a n-anala expiration of their breath, MR 256.23 .