? ecaide

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adj form and meaning doubtful: haice .i. ecaidhe nó deroil no eraise, O'Dav. 1069 .

ecail

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n (a by-form of ecal q.v.) that which causes fear or apprehension: an mhéad leagair leam gach laoi | is gearr gomadh heagail hé the forbearance shown me daily will soon be a peril Dán Dé xxiii 6 = YBL 402a12 . duine do gheibh lán a lámh | eagail dó dul ar seachrán, Ir. Monthly 1922, 385 . eagail dó...coill eachraidh `there is danger of the loss of horses' Studies 1921, 419 . dob eagail damhsa ...gurab mallacht dobhéaradh dham, Eochairsg. 60.17 . TSh. 534 . 4683 . ní heagail dó an fiabhras, TSh. 8067 . 7565 . gurab eagail don druing... that those...are in danger 8346 . ní dona sagartaibh amháin is eagail daor-dháil na breithe 4573 . is e.¤ limm I fear, apprehend: rop ecail la hIúdas Ísu do elód PH 3090 . eagail leam Dia fa ndéanaim, Dán Dé xxv 38 . gidh ecail lem... | an t-écc ┐ an t-ifern, | as ecclaidhe lem... | fuaim tuaidhe tíar a nDoire BCC § 89 . Freq. as v.l. for ecal (eagal), e.g. TD 17.63 .

-ecail

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x see as-gleinn.

ecailse

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Forms: nephecailse

io-iā (pp. of as-gleinn) nephecailse (gl. indis- cussum) Ml 56c8 ; cf. 114b4 .

ec(c)ailsech

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adj o-ā ecclesiastical, clerical: fear méadaighthe ord eccailseach ┐ ealadhan `clerical orders' FM 1265 . See eclasach.

ecailsi

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(verb. necess. of as-gleinn) to be examined, searched out: a nambet e.¤ (gl. non discutiendi) Ml 15d7 .

ecailsid

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n i, m., f. one who examines, arbitrates: gl. disceptatrix Ml 133d5 .

? ecairc

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adj baí cend airech for airbirt | for ar sithbe ba hecairc ZCP viii 333.14 = bae cenn airech ar arfeirt | for ar sithbi bae egaircc, Rawl. 158.2 = bái cend airech for airbirt | acht ar sithbe ba begairc LL 331c21 = bai ceand airech for ar firt | for ar sithbib ar hegcirt (.i. egem ┐ ag) BB 153b36 = bai cend airem for ar feirt | for ar sithbi ba heiceirt ZCP xiv 58 . Cf. also CRR § 56 . Possibly éc-airc death-strait .

ecairse

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x see ecoirse.

ecairthe

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x see ecortha.

ecal

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adj (<*ek(s)gal, an exception to the rule that in adjectival compds. ā-stems become i-stems, Thurneysen KZ 44, 115 ). Cf. ecail.

I Fearful, timorous: ecal .i. cen gail, O'Mulc. 354 . egal .i. gin gal aige, Corm. Y 551 . ecal cech uamnach, Tec. Corm. § 13.20 . ecal cach athgonaid he who has been wounded is cautious (gl. on: ál cech angtha) § 13.23 n. andgid cech ecal § 13.25 . udmall cach n-ecol, Arch. iii 230 . ecal ar bás (gl. ignavam vitam) Ml 109d1 . nibbát ecal SC 25 . eirg fó baithis ar Petar | rissin rig narbut ecal LB p. 80 = Fél.¹ xxxvi (Jan. 18 n.) Ri rosaer Petur | ba hecgal ria n-a bádud SR 7394 . nochar é in t-egal uaimhnech no timorous coward Acall. 1592 . n p. commimmis ecil hi fochidib (gl. non dedit Deus nobis spiritum timoris) Wb 29d16 . comdar ecla faebair, Todd Nenn. 138 = BB 204b28 . Cf. biat ecla ria Cass, Proc. RIA iii 550 § 30 = LL 147a36 .

II Something to be feared, a danger: nirb ecal doib ni and they had nothing to fear there PH 226 . ZCP vi 48.16 . fad na reimhsi leagar lim | eagal a cinn treimhsi thall the length of the course allowed to me will prove a peril yonder after a space IGT, Decl. ex. 1371 . méad ar gceana is eagal ann, Dán Dé xvii 19 = YBL 392a . eagal mo char as a chumann | ná rabh Peadar umam fuar, Studies 1919, 75 . ní ba heccal dó faobhra (of a limb rendered invulnerable) BNnÉ 293 . ní heagal duit `thou needest not fear' Keat. iii 1021 . Common in phr. is e.¤ limm I fear, apprehend: ecol leo mochscelie den oclaich RC xii 88.9 . rob ecal lium mo thogaethad ó diabul PH 1549 . ni hecal latsu Dia 2886 . ní aorfainn, níor eagal lais, | dreagan do ṡaorchlainn Ṡéarlais TD 23.19 . With the connotation likelihood, proba- bility: a Chiarraoi caoinidh Éamonn | díbh ní heagal aithréallann [sic leg.] another champion is not to be expected Ó Bruad. ii 146 .

COMPD.: ¤mór: in énlaith ecal-mór `formidable' Met. Dinds. iii 258 .