éccumachtge

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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 .

éccumang

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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.'

éccumsanad

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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

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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

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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 .

éccutrumma

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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 .

éccutrummus

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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 .

ecenocht

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n (Lat. aequinoctium) equinox: in n-ecenocht at the equinox Ml 111a9 . Cf. huare aequinocht of an equinoctial hour Bcr 25c1 , and see equinoctás.

? écét

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ind cac[h] maiden dotaircceba | écét con seingbla seola [leg. seingblén sedl...?] milrad Muidi Murtemni... ZCP xiii 276.6 . eicet cor find foscod tráid LL 298a2 = SG 366.4 . sagha...acc eicet air RC xliii 84.17 . As npr. m. Amorgine mac Ecetsalach … do t[h]igh Ecetsalach Corm. Y § 690 . Cf. next.

? ecetach

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ind amal rochualatar...eicethach (ecetach v.l.) na n-onchon ina ndeghuidh, Anecd. ii 61.3 . Cf. preceding.

? ecg

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n (<ON egg, see RC xii 461 ; Bidrag 123 ; OE ecg, ZCP xx 480 ) edge: cressaigthe in fer in lágin sin, ingi ná tíagat a huirc ecgi (v.l. eicgi, eci) essi BDD 128 ( LU 95aw ), `its edge-eggs (i.e. sparks as big as hen-eggs) almost come out of it,' Meyer RC xii 461 . See also 3 orc and BDD2 Gloss. s.v. uirc . Cf. ec.