éccin(n)tech

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adj o-ā (neg. of cinntech),

(a) indefinite, undeter- mined (in sense, extent or number), uncertain : is ecintech in gním arafolmathar (gl. futurum cum incertum sit) Sg 147b4 . is ecintech in tert-persan the third person is indefinite 211b10 . athgabail ecinntech `not the exact measure (of the claim but) distress' Laws i 64.19 Comm. smachtgilli ecinntech 276.8 Comm. (tar ceart no dligedh .i.) im fiachuib cinntacha .i. im ecinntach ascertained debts...not ascertained ii 70.9 Comm. saor ┐ daor .i. cinntech ar ecinntech sin ar na uile daine i Senchas Mar certain for uncertain (i.e. definite, fixed categories) i 42.3 Comm. The phr. cinntech ar éccintech is frequently applied to the use of a definite number to express an unascertained one like Engl. in round numbers : cet cell cosa taet tonn mara ┐ cintech ar ecintech ann ACC 93 ( RC xx 270 ). cóic cét óenach immosech | cid cintech ar écintech, Met. Dinds. iv 158 . Hence, with no number expressed, to denote a vast indefinite number : co ro marbhadh cinntech ar eccintech díobh `an unascertained number' FM vi 2028 z . cinntech ar eccinntech da gach cenel eiscc [sic leg.] Leb. Gab. i 266 .

(b) infinite, unbounded, innumerable : is cindtech ┐ is eicindtech...airem muintiri nime .i. cindtech em i lleth fria Dia ┐ ecindtech i leth fria dainib YBL 169b28 = PH 6217 . airem ar immatt eccintech reckoning an infinite number CCath. 4401 . robo aiream for eccinteach, Expug. Hib. 37 .

éccintige

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n , f. (éccintech) infinity : ar lín inna laithe ised immefolngi éccintigi dund aimsir Ml 17d6 .

*écclaind

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adj intolerable (?) : co nuallguba n-ath[t]ruag n-eglaind YBL 163b10 = n-écomlaind PH 8316 . Cf. éccland and éccomlonn.

ecclainne ?

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n smacht ┐ methas for cach oen fo righ in eclainni in mét sin, O'Dav. 1274 . Apparently corrupt.

eccland

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n a plate (of metal), a lamina (?) : gerrcloidem... co n-eclandaibh oir TBC 5502 St. (co n-eccurlannaibh v.l.). sciath robreccad do semmannaib findruini eter eclannu óir `between plates of gold' BDD 97 . brec[h]tarbreacad do bolg-semannaib finndruine etir ecclanna (ecclannu v.l.) oir, CCath. 4724 . tuagha...ni rabhator fleascca nāid ecclonna forro febh baoi for biailibh na nGall, Hugh Roe, 166.32 (f. 45a) .

éccland, écclond

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n o, m. perhaps originally an adj. fr. clann, signifying expelled from the clan ( Fianaig. ix ), cf. batir allata eclainn, Fianaig. 12§13 ; in the remaining exx. recorded it is a subst. champion, fighting-man : fer forgaib eclann ar belaib sluaigh who thrusts at (?) a champion Laws iv 336 . tanaic dias...da écland, da threnfer LL 252 b 15 . éclond aicme Énna Oengus O. the champion of E.'s kindred Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 60 = LL 184b1 . olc do inchaib Ulad...na tri eclaind do thutim dib IT ii2214 . tinsaitin na fola a ballaib na n-écland ┐ tré thoebu na miled LL 291a18 = RC xiii 456 . ic imthescad bar n-éclond LL 239a19 = TTr. 1650 . ? eglann ┐ dag .i. gaiscedach, H 3.18 46, 1/2 . Of Fomóri : na bí sund for a cind na n-écland LU 126a26 = ZCP iii 258 . Cf. dimbuaid sceóil fartbi ecland, FB 71 . atcí éclaind fo mindaib SG 80.3 .

écclanda

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adj io-iā valorous (?) : d'ógaibh ecclonnda infhedhma `champion youths' Leb. Gab. i 222.20 .

ecclandach

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adj o-ā (eccland) covered with plates or laminae, plated (?) : sciath...cona sciathrach imcoimsi ecclannach, CCath. 5314 .

écclandach

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adj o-ā like an `éccland' or champion, war- like : cethrar eclonnach úathmar `the formidable valorous four' Met. Dinds. iii 446 (anglondach v.l.).

écclandacht

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n ā, f. quality of an `éccland' or champion, valour : tria ecclandacht ┐ calmacht a muintire, Leb. Gab. i 244.32 .

éccnaid

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adj i senseless, foolish : éugnaidh .i. écconnaidh .i. éccialaidh, O'Cl. Cf. écconda.