Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccuimsech or dil.ie/19491

adj o-ā (neg. of coimsech) immoderate, ex- cessive : d s f. fá inghreim éagcoimsigh na n-éagcráibhtheach, TSh. 6108 . a hanbhroid éagcuimsigh na hÉigipte 7755 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccum(m)a or dil.ie/19492

adj (neg. of cumme) unequal, inadequate: ni fitir arma écuma a fechiumh no arma ferr fri araile `he does not know whether his law-agent is equal to [?] or better than the other' Laws ii 48.18 Comm. ni fuair fechium acht in fechiumh thuc cidh écuma though an incompetent one 50.12 Comm. nis gaibet ecuma airechta persons `unqualified for a court' (i.e. incompetent to plead before an assembly?) i 92.9 Comm.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccumachta or dil.ie/19493

adj (neg. of cumachta) beyond (one's) power or capacity; impossible: cach n-ecmacht .i. cach ni is eccomachta don fir amuich which is outside the control of (?) Laws v 158.25 Comm. secht n-ecmachta .i. atait secht neiche is ecumachta do ghabail isin rath `which it is im- possible to receive in the stock' 222.6 Comm. is egmachta in t-ōl so .i. is ecumachta BB 250a37 , cf. Cóir Anm. 77 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccumachtach or dil.ie/19494

Forms: n-ecumachtach

adj o-ā (neg. of cumachtach) impotent, powerless: g p. inna n-ecumachtach (gl. impotentum) Ml 56c7 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccumachtge or dil.ie/19495

n , f. impotence ZCP xx 480 : ní hua écumachtgi .i. daitsiu, á Dǽ not from its being impossible, that is to Thee (gl. impossibilitate) Ml 88b7 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccumang or dil.ie/19496

Forms: t-egcumhang, eccumang

n m. (neg. of cumang) inability, impotence (but also used objectively of circumstances, etc., which are beyond one's power or control): acht ma ecumung except where it is impossible (with gl.: in inbuidh na caemnugair a denum) Laws ii 290.25 ( ZCP xiv 377 ). ecumung innso uile all these (regulations) are in cases of inability Laws 60.18 . ni forrachta nech i n-ecumung `let no man be forced while in a state of inability' (with gl.: nocha n-oircter neach ima ní ima cumtur é a n-ing) 92.15 . is diles iar ndechmaid acht mad ecumang no turbaide (the stock of the lord) is forfeit after ten days unless it is a case of powerlessness or a necessity which absolves 310 ( ZCP xiv 382 ). a ndaidhbre d'foillsiughadh fiadha, ima n-eccumang ar dóirchios na bliadna sin do thabairt uatha as well as their inability to pay the tax... Leb. Gab. i 78.25 . an t-eccumang a mbatar the helpless state they were in 196.10 = an t-egcumhang 23 E 26, p. 161 . eccumang is applied by the medieval grammarians to (a) a consonant which is altered by the addition of h (i.e. lenited); (b) a vowel which is merely a glide, to distinguish it from the true syllabic vowel; (c) also represents nihil as applied to u in quis etc., see Origg. i 4 , 8 cited Auraic. Introd. xxxvii . lanchumang i fedaib, cumang a forfedaibh, egumang a mutibh, lethchumang a leathgutaibh `full power in vowels, power in diphthongs, want of power in mutes, and half power in semi-vowels' Auraic. 1207 . 4318 . caite deochair eter a n-egumang ┐ a n-aimnert? ecumang in tan bithi [= mbíte] fo nihilus ina nguthaigib [sic leg. ?] amal rogab find it is powerlessness when they are nullified as vowels, as in the case of fi[o]nd, Auraic. 970 . egcumoung, an tan is fo nialus na guthaige amal ata fidh 3897 . 3900 . egcumang ....i. a taophomnaibh in tan don-ouccaiph uath cend doiuph powerlessness...i.e. in consonants when 'h' meets them 3900-2 . Gne aile: egcumong: an tan piti fo nialus, ut est: quoniam, quidem, lasin Laitneoir [ Origg. i 4 , 8 ; see above] no in tan biti tri guthaighe a n-aontsillaib lasin n-Gaidel, ut est Briain, gliaid, feoil, beoir 3909 . caiti deochair iter a n-egcumoung ┐ a n-aimhnert? eccoumong: in tan na bit comung occai. aimnert immorro ni berar a comang uadhaibh auchd ni mor chena i bfarrad na bfidh n-airedha 3912 . Apparently the vowels constituting the ogam digraphs ea, etc., were not ranked as ` powerless ,' but as ` weak ': aimnert immorro in tan bit i comsuidigthib cutrumaib na defogair ┐ isna forfedaib amal ata fer ┐ ben, Auraic. 972 - 4 . Thus in `fear' the a has `aimnert'; in `Briain' the second i has `éccumang.'


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccumsanad or dil.ie/19497

n u, o, m. (neg. of cumsanad) unrest, disturbance: eccumsanadh coccaidh, CCath. 3790 . acht mad eccumsunad ┐ etfualang dom buaidread restlessness TTebe 1352 .

? éccum(m)tha

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? éccum(m)tha or dil.ie/19498

ind (? neg. of cumtha): is éc[u]machta .i. is écumtha, Cóir Anm. 77 ; 'ill-conceived' Cóir A.2 ii 169 . See éccumachta.

éccundail, éccundla

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccundail, éccundla or dil.ie/19499

adj (neg. of cundail) heedless, in- discreet, irresponsible: ecundail .i. (ní cund)ail, O'Mulc. 358 (Stokes compares: .i. eisinnraic, ut est mad ecunnail fri bás H 4.22, p. 61 b .; cf. follg. ex.). econnail .i. ecrinna ut est ina econnail fri bas cerbo connail ina slainte H. 3.18, 286 . gen duini n-oc n-eccundail BB 243a3 = cen ócdaine SR 4589 . nidat anbsaid ecundail, Ériu iii 14 § 12 . amadán égconnla (sic MS.) Ériu v 164.26 . Women are described as: écundla airechta, Tec. Corm. § 16.19 ; labra écundla ib. 50 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccutrumma or dil.ie/19500

adj io-iā (neg. of cutrumma) unequal; un- even: numuir ecutrumma an odd number Goid. 102.2 ( Lib. Hymn. i 64 ). (a)r ecutrumma Dia fria dulib for God is not on a parity with His creatures, ib. ( Lib. Hymn. i 64 - 65 ). techtfait méit n-écsamail ┐ méit n-ecutrumma ina corpaib RC xxv 238. 12 = LU 34b44 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccutrummus or dil.ie/19501

n u, o, m. (neg. of cutrummus) inequality, disproportion: ro bui écutrumus mór ┐ derrscnugud dermair iter ord a flaithiusa ┐ indram a n-aicenta (of Caesar and Pompey) CCath. 325 .