eb

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n haft, handle: see em.

Eba, Eua

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Forms: Eua, Eua, Eua, Euai, nEuae, Euá, Eba, Éba, Eabha, Ébha

npr., f. Eve. The usual O.Ir. spelling is Eua: SR . PH . MacCarthy 52 , etc. Eua oenben Adaim LL 136b30 . Rimes: feba SR 1189 . cena 1183 . treba 1704 . Usually undecl.: gen. Eua SR 2246 . acc. co Eua (: ela) 1672 . In dat. d'Euai (no rime) 1623 . gen. dochum nEuae (: (iar) (febai) 1664 , we may have traditional spellings; final vowels are not regularly distinguished in SR. In Euá 1156 . 1345 . 1573 , etc. the mark of length may be a device to indicate that the word is dissyllabic. Later Eba and Éba; Eabha: ceana, Dán Dé xvii 19 (= YBL 392a 35 ). :feadha, Ériu iv 112 . Ébha: sgéla IGT, Decl. ex. 1051 . :shéala, Dán Dé xviii 28 (= YBL 393a38 ). Initial long é through Anglo-Norman influence: Eba : gela; Éua : scél-sa, ZCP xx 479 .

ébad

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Forms: ebad, ebhadh, euad, eba, eua, eubhai, ebhadh, ebaid, ebad, ébha, ébada, e

n ā, f. (?) spellings: n s. ebad Auraic. 1358 . ebhadh 1196 . euad 1285 . eba 4300 . eua 4379 . As obj. of verb: eubhai 4760 = ebhadh 1538 . a s. (?) tria ebaid 5430 . tri ebad 5600 . n pl. ébha IGT, Introd. § 12 may represent ébada.

(1) name of a tree, the aspen: ebhadh .i. crithach, Auraic. 1196 .

(2) helenium, elecampane: ebad i. elend 5523 . 5661 .

(3) the name of the ogam symbol for e before a broad consonant (...×...), being the first of the ` foirfeda'; one of the double letters: see Auraic. 4389 . ebadh a fhidh in anma asberar fer. e a guta 1533 . Includes eo(éo) Auraic. 5429 . 5599 . 5600 . Hence of the same sounds as expressed in the ordinary alphabet IGT, Introd. §§ 12 , 14 . Cf. eabha, aebha `The Dipthong ea or ae otherwise written x or x & is then called Amhancholl or cc back to back' P.O'C. `The Five Epthongs,' na choig éabhadha (viz. ea as in bean, eo as in beol; eoi; eu as in feur grass, ei) MacCurtin's Gramm. p. 21 .

ébadach

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Forms: -ach

adj pertaining to the symbol or combination called ébad: ebadach .i. ebad eter gach da fid (a species of ogam) BB 313 = Auraic. 6066 . .l. ogum imm ebadaig (var. -ach) nilmain (part of the literary student's third year course) IT iii 34 . Cf. Ebadach Ilaind, Auraic. 5853 .

ebailt

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n eabailt, eabhailt IGT, Decl. § 42 are late forms of epeltu (epelt), q.v.

-ebarthi, -ebarthir

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x see ernaid.

Éber

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Forms: Éimher, ebermag

o, npr. m.

I Eber son of Salah ( Gen. xi 14 ): meic Ebeir meic Sale SR 4938 . o Eber mac Sala ille | anmnigter na hEbraide, Rawl. 77a39 . mac do Sala Eber (: trenfer) 77a36 . See Auraic. p. 370 . Eber OT .

II The name of several persons in the legendary account of the origin of the Gaelic race, as Éber Scot, Éber Glúinḟinn etc. see LL 3b24 . 4a19 . Keat. ii 414.547 . ZCP x 174 , 175 . xiii 154 . Esp. Éber son of Míl, ancestor of the southern Gaels: LL 134b26 , 43 . Maicc Ebir maicc Erimon `the sons of Eber, the sons of Erimon' (i.e. all the Gaels) Thes. ii 316 . Éber (: trén-ḟer), Met. Dinds. iv 262 . airc leithimil díobh ar ndéinimh | síol Éibhir is Éireamhón TD 16.6 . In later MSS. usually Éimher, etc. Compd.? ebermag IT iii 57.2 .

III n.fl.: go sruth nEbir a nEaspain `the river Ebro' Cóir. Anm. 38 .

éberda

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adj (Éber I) Eberian or Hebrew: o Eber mac Sala ille | anmnigter na hEbraide | is glēlerda ruc on tur | bērla n-ēberda a oenur Rawl. 77a40 . Cf. Arafaxad, as uad atat Calladha ocus Eaberda, idon, Eber, mac Saile, mic Airefaxad `Eberians' (= the Caucasian Iberians ?) MacCarthy 288 .

ebernacda

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adj of ivory: do echlascaib ebernacdaib, Ériu v 148.42 . co n-ersandaibh ebhernecdaibh TBC 5606 (St.).

ebert

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x see epert.

ébind

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n f. ebony: craind...d'ébind ┐ d'ébricc ┐ d'abíet di chedir ┐ di chupris (to build the Argo) LL 218b 33 = TTr. 125 . do ébuirnn ┐ d'aebind bricc...dorónta na tige fothraicthi, Alex. 593 (= embrecc nó æbind brec BB 493b15 ). a cathbharr slinntrigh do crannaibh ebinie Celtica ii 125.175 , 126.182 .