écmacht

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adj I powerless: écmacht arindí nád cumaing maith do denom (gl. nequam) Sg 50a14 . Cf. is ed nuall n-ecmacht annsin la Feine, bruidhem im a cuirm, ilach iar mbuadugad do memraib flatha, Laws v 358.4 (nuall n-e.¤ shouting without power i.e. empty or idle noise?). Cf. the people-name pn Fir Ool n-écmacht men of weak liquor(?): do feraib Ool n-ecmacht do suidib, Rawl. 118b7 . co firu Ol n-ecmacht 142b20 . 149b23 . See Ir. Held. 76 .

II In an obj. sense impossible, that which is not feasible: is écmacht doib denum neich condegar cuccu it is impossible for them to do what is asked of them (gl. impossibile factu) Ml 48a7 . rod bia...acht ni bes ecmacht dun, O'C. Transcr. 776 = Laws i 72.7 . is ead ecmacht caich, ni na tuca the e.¤ of each person is that which he cannot bring Laws v 466 x . ni hicar ni i n-ecmacht (i.e. nothing is paid when there is no power to pay) ib. cach n-ecmacht co slan cuibse 156.17 (with gl.: cach ni is eccomachta don fir amuic[h], co slaintiugad a cubais don fir tall, na caemnacar a denam indus bu dligthige 158.25 ). ecmachta ratha things impossible as stock 222.1 . ecmachta tellaig 466 w . is di ecmachtaib gell la Feine mucca, ar ni tuillet side acht muicc i muin araile 404.17 . Hence, in a concrete sense, n a place difficult of access ( Ériu ix 40 ): rud mar no ecmacht a great wood or an inaccessible place Laws iv 194.21 . as na frithib fogabait i n-ecmacht; ar [a] annsacht doib in baile asa tucsat is aire is bec berar uaithibh (`from the estrays which they find in an inaccessible situation; it is because of the difficulty of the place from which they took them that so little is levied on them' Ériu ix 40 - 41 ) Laws iv 198.9 Comm.

Cf. the follg. from the tract on the Law of Asylum in Eg. 88, 55ff. ( O'Gr. Cat. 101 ): is oghslán don ecmacht ainfis anfaitcis acht luighi nama, O'C. Transcr. 2642 . Of the slaying of a refugee: is cutruma an luighi ata uadha iarsna tri gneithibh so .i. ecmacht anfis anfaitchis. ecmacht .i. nech segar dia ghuin no dia marbadh can cinta. Is é in t-egmacht ar tús an fear robui ar an comairce ┐ rob uiriasacht docuaidh rompo d'fechsain na cuitichta adconnairc seocha, ┐ as iat robui ann a biubudh, ┐ do cuaidhsim dia marbadh, is [s]lan doibsim a marbadhsom the e.¤ is the man who was being safeguarded by consent, and went on before them (his escort) to look at the company he saw passing by, and it was his enemies who were there, and he went to slay them; (in that case) they are not held guilty of slaying him, ib. 2645-6 . Cf. Laws iv 228 .

écmailt

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Forms: écmailt, écmailtiu

adj i (neg. of comailt)

I Unquiet, restless: arna roib na éicmailt i n-ellug inna æcaillse lest there be aught unquiet Wb 22c20 . écmailt (gl. inquies) Sg 102b2 . ecmailt 66a14 . ecmalt .i. ni comailt, O'Mulc. 364 .

II Unaccustomed, unusual: airndib ecmailt á n-étach ┐ a mbiad ┐ a ndeug inna n-í prithchite hiris unusual Tur. 71 . traig ṅ-écmailt an unwonted foot (i.e. an amphimacer) Sg 130b2 . Of persons, unaccustomed (to), unused (to): at annsa dia n-eccmaltaibh baramhail forra ┐ it use dia ngnaithchib hard for those who are not accustomed to them ...easy for those who are TBC 5659 (St).

III Insolent: écmailt (gl. (hostis) insolens) Ml 93a14 . Compar.: écmailtiu (gl. insolentior) 136c9 .

écmailte

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Forms: ecmailte, écmailte

n , f. (écmailt) insolence: issí écmailte in choscair insin (gl. qui victoria insolenter usi) Ml 33c13 . ind ecmailte (gl. insolentia) 31b21 . gen. inna écmailte (gl. insultationis) 18d12 . cainduthracht...cen gái cen ethech cen éccmailti, Ériu vii 154.4 ( = ZCP iii 26.9 ). anserci co n-ecmailti `lovelessness with insolence' 172.9 .

écmailtigidir

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Forms: écmailtigidir, ecmailtigetar

v g (écmailt) is insolent: écmailtigidir (gl. adulatorum laudibus insolescit) Ml 28a9 . pr. subj. pl. 3 arna ecmailtigetar (gl. ne insolescant) Ml 27c6 (ecmaitti- getar MS.). Cf. 82a6 .

1 ecmaing

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x see ecmong.

2 ecmaing

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x see acmaing.

écmais

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n i (later also with prothetic f-)

I Absence: éagmais Chríost = absentia Christi TSh. 6387 . easbaidh nó éagmais na fíréandachta 3319 . cáid cech n-écmais omne ignotum pro mirabili SC 43 . Cf. laogh is oirdhearc éagmais whose absence is noted (?) or whose repute (i.e. knowledge by hearsay) is wonderful (?) Hackett xlix 1 .

g s. as attrib. absent: fáitti tecta uaitsiu cot chairdib écmaissi CRR §§ 7.8 . 11.12 .

i n-é.¤ (1) absolutely: a fiadnaise...i n-ecmais in the presence (of the owner, etc. )...in his absence Laws iii 212.6 ; 278.14 Comm. a n-aididh a fer ocus a n-ecmais ii 378. 18 ; 27 Comm.

(2) with gen. or poss.

(a) in the absence of: a n-écmais na mná = uxore absente Lat. L. 79.1 . ina hecmais in her absence IT i 40.21 . TBC 817.835 . TBC² 2492 . i n-ecmais a tigerna in his master's absence Laws iii 230.19 ii 290.23 Comm. (= ZCP xiv 376 ). CCath. 2214 . bheith i bhféagmhais a chéile separated Dánta Gr.² 95.4 .

(b) separated from, out of the company of: nā bít it écmais t'ḟian let not thy band be away from thee LL 297b11 = SG 365.11 . nach raibhe énuair do ló 'na hécmais, Anecd. i 79.11 . Ériu i 96.31 . ag anmain 'na éagmhais, Dán Dé vi 29 . Of place: nach mou na di trath atú ina hécmais away from it (the city) PH 1060 . Anecd. i 79.7 . ní bheitheá acht aonbhliadhain a bhféagmhais Eireann ML 36.11 . a n-oilethre a bfhecmais mo tíri BCC § 67 . § 128 . TSh. 6041 . Similarly: bātar fri rē secht lā a n-ēcmais a corp (of temporarily disembodied spirits), Arch. iii 225.1 . is fada ata Fer D. a n-egmais in comlaind ZCP x 304.11 .

(c) of things, without, deprived of, lacking (with gen. of obj.): ní dlíg læch a enecland dia mbé i n-ecmais a arm TBC² 1671 . TBC 4094 . a cuirp i n-écmais a cend without heads 702 . 689 . a n-ecmais ceille codnaid `without the sense of a grown man' (of a minor) Laws v 510.22 Comm. a n-egmais mu cuind ┐ mo ceille do geallus[s]a he I was wanting my sense when I promised it ZCP x 303.23 . Aen. 902 . i n-ecmais ecnai without wisdom PH 6861 . is maith mor in almsa i n-écmais na háine eleemosyna sine ieiunio bonum est 4971 . is marb in corp indecmais in anma 8384 . badar imda maic rig...a n-egmais a n-anma (i.e. dead, slain) RC xxiv 50 § 10 . ata (an firmamint) a n-egmuis gach uili cāil da cāilib na cethardūla without any of the properties ITS xiv 60.15 . ba dóig la C.i n-ecmais a ḟessa ┐ a eolusa, ba hí Medb bói and C. thought, in the absence of knowledge [information], that it was M. TBC 1561 . 2845 . 4444 (a formula, not in St). a bfegmuis t'eoluis thanagsa without thy guidance RC xxix 116.4 . Prov. phr.: boegal i n-ecmais omain PH 3010 .

(d) lacking to (with gen. of pers. or thing deprived; in a few of the exx. cited it would be possible to take 'na é. as a stereotyped phr., absent , but this explanation is not well supported): is amlaid atracht F ... | ┐ a ech féin na láim | slán uile etir chend iss choiss | bái cach anim 'na écmais LL 207a47 = RC vii 302 and Duan. Ḟ. i p. 30 . biaid do mind rig at egmais araen red chend, TTebe 854 . imleagan oireachais Eireann um ḟeagmais ML 106.1 . an chundae uile do bheith 'na bhféagmhais, Maguires of F. § 90 . gach ferann da mbaoi ina n-eccmais re fedh a n-aimhreitigh all the lands which had been alienated FM iv 868.23 . Laws iv 290.12 Comm. Maund. 130 . leth a cinn ina fegmuis ZCP vi 53.12 . a lethbrócc ime ┐ a lethbrog eli na fecmais BCC § 282 .

(e) apart from, i.e. other than; except; not including, besides, as well as: damad ac neoch dib i n-ecmais a chéile robeith `if it belonged to one of them inde- pendently of the other' Laws iii 126.14 Comm. budh bean ḟir at égmhuissea of another man than thou IGT, Decl. ex. 1056 . as imdha...adba aili ocon Coimdhi a n-ecmais na hindsi-seo, Lism. L. 3703. BNnÉ 234 § 153 . ba haoibhne leis oirisiumh...ann inás ingach ionadh a nErinn ina égmuis ITS xii 36.17 . except: na plaineid uili a n-egmuis an rē except the moon ITS xiv 86.28 ; 126.2 . nach tainic...a fecmais daendachta Crist, duine bud ferr inā é BCC § 216 . § 241 . i n-é.¤ co except that; for all that: atait siad fein neamhcumusca a n-egmais co n-abartar a mbeth cumasca even though ITS xiv 14.14 . secht cenela fichet i n-ecmais a fochenel besides their sub- tribes Rawl. 77b3 . Duan. Ḟ. i p. 16.23 . Ériu i 80.21 . FM iii 424.4 . ma ta tech aile aice a n-ecmais in dūin sin Laws v 170.7 Comm. ITS xiv 98.8 . Keat. iii 1039 . deismirecht ar na huile dainib 'na egmuis `for all people besides himself' Laws v 214.22 Comm. nach iad Dál Riada amháin...acht dronga oile 'na n-éagmais Keat. ii 5912 .

In ref. to a period of time: ar an satharn a n-eugmais an chorgais a Saturday outside Lent Rule of T. § 72 = echdar corgus, Mon. Tall. § 22 .

(f) outside, adjoining: o ná fuairsiot i fféccmais an bhaile iatt FM vi 1966.9 . deich mile persa...ag a ttabairt suass a ngioll ar in tig sin a ffegmuis na heguilsi ┐ innte ier n-i[n]mhedhon in that house apart from the church and in the interior of the church Fl. Earls 180.8 .

II Affectionate remembrance, longing, affection, love (?); this meaning may have arisen from the associations of écmais = absence, e.g. grád écmaise: dom shíorrún Raemonn ...tabhair cuimhniughadh géar éaghmaise is annsachta, Hackett xxxv 3 (cf. TSh. 8612 ). a pháirt damh ní áirmhim ná a aoibhe, | a éagmais ghnáith 's a ghrádh 's a dhíoghrais, ib. xxxix 19 .

écmaise

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adj (neg. of coimse, Celtica iii 179 ) immoderate : grādh ēcmaisi tuc si dō ZCP xiii 169.11 , Cóir A.2 ii § 38 , Ériu iii 152.w. , BCC 106.4 . cētshercus ēcmaise Aisl. MC 3.21 . tug sí grádh éagmais[e] dó Keat. ii 5942 . grádh ainmhianach éagmhaise TSh. 8612 . trian mo ghrádha éagmhaise | go brách ní fhéadfainn d’aithris Gadelica i 240.51 .

écmaisech

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adj o-ā (écmaise) very great, passionate : grádh éagmaiseach tug Moiriath inghean Scoiriath dó ar méid na clú do bhí air `violent passion' Keat. ii 2556 . do thug sí grádh eagmaiseach d' Eoghan 23 E 26, 23 (`very great love' J. Fleming, RIA slips). If not a mistake for teagmhuiseach (cf. tegmaiseach accidental FM iv 768.7 ), the follg. is perhaps rather to be referred to éccuibsech: cínneamhuin, miothapadh, anrath, tubaisde, earchal, neith eagmhuiseach a chance Kirk = Arch. iii 150 .

ecmong, ecmoc

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(vn. of ad-cumaing).

I A happening, occurrence, hence a point, conjuncture; always in d s. in the phrase: i n-e.¤ na rée-se (┐ na haimsire- se) at this particular time, on this occasion ; a common formula in sermons and orations on special occasions or festivals of saints: in firén...diata airtach i n-ecmong na réasea ocus na haimsiri, Trip. 174 . inti diata lith ┐ foraith- met a n-ecmhong na ree-sea ┐ na haimsire, Lism. L. 32 . in-ecmong, etc. 4630 . PH 6523 : YBL 164a49 . i n-ecmung, etc. PH 1475 . i n-ecmoc 1104 . 1106 . ind-ecmaing na ree-sea, BColm. 4.3 . Anecd. ii 11.23 . In other con- texts: is i n-ecmong ra ree-sin ┐ na hamsire roboi isin fhích ...aroli fer at that time and period there dwelt a certain man PH 6532 . marbh in righan Iulia i necmung na réisi ┐ na haimsire, CCath. 207 . is in-e[c]mung na rea- sin ┐ na haimsire-sin rofaillsigit faistineada 819 . i n-ecmaing na ree sin tánaicc an iustís `at that time' (on the day appointed) FM vi 1954.6 . i n-eacmhaing na ree sin .i. isin ffoghmhar 2332.10 . MR 260.8 .

II Lapse, conclusion of a period of time: an tir d'fagbhail doibh i n-ecmaing (.i. i ndeiredh) na ree sin at the end of that period FM ii 610.15 . bátar annsidhe co cent naoi míos...┐ rochuir na géill i n-eacmhaing na ree sin go Donnchadh 642.13 . i n-ecmhaing naoi mbliadhna iar ccath Cluana tarbh 800.11 . In: roraitaigestar C. an ecmhuing lamdo do- gnid an ingen ZCP xiii 262.22 , the true reading may be acmhaing capacity, etc. Cf. curub o fine dligtigh gebus e .i. og a mbia eacmuing na neche sin `who is able to bear these things' Laws ii 284.14 Comm.

1 ecna(e)

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Forms: ecne, æcne, écnæ, ecnae, ecnæ, écna, ecna, egna, eagna, ecni, écnai, ecnai, ecnai, ecna, eagna, ecne, æccne, ecnae, ecnai, egna, æcnu, écnu, æcne, æcni

n io, n. later f., rarely m. nom. ecne Wb 7c15 . 8b3 . æcne 8a10 . écnæ Ml 51b7 . ecnae O'Mulc. 361 . ecnæ Ml 128d9 . écna SR 7005 (unrimed). (in, ind) ecna PH 6862.7106 . egna, O'Gr. Cat. 556.18 . (an) eagna Prov. viii 1 . voc. a ḟírecnai, Hib. Min. 43.4 . gen. ecni Sg 2a2 . écnai (imláin) SR 7038 . ecnai (eruill) 7058 . (in(d)) ecnai , Fél. Feb. 9 . PH 6861 . Lat. L. 110.6 . ecna PH 3961 , etc. (na h)eagna , TSh. 1847 , etc. acc. ecne Wb 8a14 . æccne 2a17 . ecnae Ml 89c5 . ecnai PH 7103 . egna, Ériu iii 144 § 13 , etc. dat. æcnu Wb 8a10 . écnu SR 7001 . 7025 (: frecru).

I Wisdom, knowledge, enlightenment , used to render Lat. sapientia, and frequently of Divine wisdom or of spiritual knowledge, but also applied to human learning in its widest sense; of acquired knowledge ; rarely intelligence, skill (see ex. fr. ZCP xi 151 below): philosophos .i. grádhuigh- theoir na heagna, Keat. ii 159 . is huad cach n-ecne (gl. solo sapienti Deo) Wb 7c15 . aní nad comnactar doíni tria n-ecne ( 1 Cor. i 25 ) 8a14 . nad fes cid as maith no as olc...manidtarti écnae Dæ Ml 51b7 . ind ecna diadai PH 7106 . hi cach ceniul fis ┐ ecni (gl. in omni studio) Sg 2a2 . éula i fiuss et æcnu (gl. oportet episcopum...esse... doctorem) Wb 28b23 . multitudo scientiae .i. immad fessa ┐ ecna PH 6237 . nad imradi ecna na crabad na suith, Ériu vii 138.6 . buith cen æccne (gl. non est intelligens) Wb 2a17 . tucad roga | do Solum... | da ruc egna d'ardrogain Solomon took wisdom as his choice Ériu iii 144 § 13 . PH 3961 . SR 7005 . o rath ecna ┐ fhatsine PH 3659 . 4490 . tús na heagna omhan Dé (= initium sapientiae timor Domini) A. Ó Dálaigh xlii 1 . luid do ḟogluim ecnai cusin uasal-epscop (= sapientiam addiscens), Lat. L. 110.6 . Arch. iii 12.5 . sinnsear la fine, feabta la flaith, ecna la heclais, Laws iv 372.1 . secht ngraidh ecna dno docuisin .i. rosai ocus saidh, anruth ocus sruth do aill, ocus fursaintid, etc. 354.22 . imusfreccrat gradha ecna ocus eclasa fri gradha file ocus Féne; acht is ecna mathair cacha dana dib conid as a bais uile hebhait 356.25 . egna gan fhos | fregra abaid gan eolos `wisdom without stability' (of superficial attainments), O'Gr. Cat. 556. 18 . damad derb leis dul go grod | ...ni dingnad egna na modh | ar egla a dul don shaeghul ZCP vii 301 . go raibhe 'na ollamh i n-eagna agus i n-eolus, Keat. ii 2059 . ná meas m'eagna ar m'óige...is sine ná m'aois m'fhoghluim, Dánfhocail § 114 . éolus...eagna knowledge...knowledge Prov. xviii 15 . gach uile eagna all wisdom xviii 1 . Cf. iar seanchaidib na gaedilgi annso anuas.iar senchus in ecna imurro so sís, Laws i 34.24 Comm.

Of an erudite work (?): d'ēis a dhēnta sa dhīola | le Dia ag deanamh eissīogha | bhur n-egna dobeir gan bhuil | (a) fir na hegna d'iarroidh `poetry' (acquired knowledge?) ZCP x 267 § 5 = Measgra D. 179 .

pn In epithets: sruaim ṅ-ecnai (of St. Sechnall), Fél. Nov. 27 . sruaim ecna uaigh (St. Cainnech), Arch. iii 220.15 . muir n-eccna (St. Colum C.) ZCP viii 197 § 13 .

In the follg. ex. the meaning is apparently understand- ing, intelligence>skill: anmanda mōr | co n-ecnu ōg clessa combraiss ZCP xi 151 § 39 = Anecd. i 55.8 , see note on eagnamh and eangnamh in Gadelica i 297 n.1 (cf. ITS xxiv 149 ). Cf. co n-écnu óg, in ref. to Solomon, SR 7001 .

pn Personified: Ecna mac na trí ṅDea ṅDana, Imm. in da Th. 139 ( RC xxvi 30 ). Ergna mac Ecnai 138 . see also cit. above fr. Laws iv 356 .

II Of persons,adj wise, enlightened ; as subst. a wise man, philosopher, sage: n s. æcne (gl. sapiens) Wb 9c14 . 8d10 . mainba æcne lib if I be not wise in your opinion 17c10 . is and is ecne et is fissid cách, iar n-etarcnu Crist (gl. in quo sunt omnes thesauri sapientiae et scientiae) 26d25 . cith sui cid espoc cith ecna, Ériu vii 138.6 . is angel is ecna nóeb | cech óen dogní toil ind ríg | IT i 319.13 = LL 284b33 . g s. isnaib inscib...ind aecni words of the sage Cam. 38a ( Thes. ii 246.25 ). n p. nitat æcni huili all are not wise Wb 8a17 . act rísam nem bimmi æcni et bimmi foirbthi uili 12c9 . d p. arnaib huilib geintib écnib (gl. Graecis opp. to barbaris) 1b6 . nech di æcnib in domuin 8b4 . Of things: is ecnae ind ord preceuptae se Ml 68c9 . Compar.: cenn caich...besa ecna who is wiser than he Laws iv 374.4 (see ZCP xiv 369 ).