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 .

ecán

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Forms: eagán

n craw, crop: eagán TD 34.16 . fríth gráinne ina eccán, SG i 72.2 . craw eagán éin, Begley-MacCurtin .

ecar

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x see ecor.

ecartad

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n ar atagammar e.¤ in tṡlóig móir immuind do cach leith LL 220a26 = TTr. 222 ` pouring out.'

ecartha, -ch

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x see ecor—

écath

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Forms: ǽcath

n a fish-hook: ǽcath gl. hamus Sg 4a6 . ecne...ō ēcad cach airchis ēsc is ēcad, O'Mulc. 361a . ēcad .i. sāith ecca .i. biad n-ecca .i. pisci (= bait?) 355 . Cf. atlochur do Dia i n-étad | innocht dom ḟeis oenḟéccad (v.l. hénecad, einécad) `a single morsel ' ZCP iii 212 .

1 ecca ?

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ind ecca sin TBC² 1494 = is acca a rad TBC 2086 .

2 ecca ?

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n daoine becca, étach n-ecca, ilar coca (pro- phesying degenerate days) ZCP viii 196 . Cf. ec.

éccaem

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adj (neg. of coem) unkindly, unlovely: as gram. t.: ruidles don insci aicenta cæmh; diles don insci aicenta ecæm `natural kindly gender...natural unkindly gender'. Auraic. 842 = aiccenta euccaom 3709 YBL.

1 éccaín

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Forms: ecaín, eccáin

adj (neg. of caín) rough; unseemly, ugly: ecaín (gl. indecentem) Bcr 43c2 . eccáin gl. indecens ZCP vii 481 ( Enchir. Aug. 73a ). Fuamnach Midir marb co hecain | garb di ┐ d'Étain a hét LL 137a29 . nir ba heccaoin isin tráigh, | ba duabhais an Chedaoin chruaidh, FM ii 594.21 . nírb ecain in tallan tan (: cetain), LL iii 17390 . narb écain ar talmain tig (: Étain), 16718 . Cf. bun ar éagcaoin (?) Ó Bruad. ii 118 .

2 éccaín

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Forms: eaccaoin

n complaining, groaning: re lucht coimheda an cuirp caoimh | doní a easlainte d'eccaóin BNnÉ 277 . eochan et eagaoin TBC 2253 v.l. tuc ecain don gnim co ngrain, Ériu v 246 may be an ex. of this word. eaccaoin synon. of eagnach, osnadh, uchbhadhach, Kirk .