epscopóitecht

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n f. (epscopóite) bishopric, diocese: hi cCill na Mullach i n-epscopóittecht Corcaighe diocese of Cork FM iii 340w (a. 1251). in eapscoboitteacht Cluana 216.4 . See espocóitecht.

equinoctás

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Forms: n-equinoctus

n the equinox: techt dar equinoctás PH 3511 . arsin [ = arin ?] n-equinoctus errchaide, CCath. 2327 . Cf. ecenocht.

er

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Forms: ur, úr, ur

n auraicept .i. eraicept, ar er gach toiseach, Auraic. 1 . Hence, probably: ur .i. tosach, Lec. Gl. 1 . `úr' gach tosach, Metr. Gl., D 25 . Cf. ur .i. tuisech, Corm. Y 1291 (urla). Probably = air-.

1 ér

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Forms: ér, fír

adj noble, great: am sruth úasal hér, Ériu iv 132.28 . ainder ér arnaid, Met. Dinds. iv 236.27 . as uasal ┐ hér in t-herus `high' Dinds. 117 (cf. is Érerus úasal ( : glé- denus), Met. Dinds. iv 214.72 ). ér uasal dicitur , Fél. Jan. 1 gl. LB. er .i. uasal, Lec. Gl. 2 (probably ref. to: erndail...i. eur uasal, etc., Auraic. 2689 . da eur dul .i. da uasal dul 2694 ). er .i. úasal, O'Cl. , .i. mór, ib. er .i. mor ut est tenga tar tál n-erderg, O'Dav. 764 ( = prefix air- ?). airchendech .i. ér-chend-ogh .i. uasal cenn comlán, ib. 2 . er .i. fir .i. uerum ut est: dilla er amiris. dilla demin dochae, O'Mulc. 479 . er sir no verum ut dilla er amiris, Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 209 < H 3.18, p. 81a (cf. da ernail .i. da fhir-innell, Auraic. 338 ; ér rendered fír may belong to 2 ér q.v.). Here perhaps: cú othair érEmna FB 68 . in: is terc againn érchara `noble friends' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 330.11 , we should probably read énchara scarcely a single friend.

2 ér-, ǽr-

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Forms: ærtheste, n-ærsu[a]c[u]buir, ǽr

an intens. particle, usually as pref.; also found alone in Ml, but probably not to be considered as an independent word ( Ped. ii § 361 Anm.). very , used in Ml to render Lat. tam, per-: iarsind escumlúd ǽrfotu (gl. post tam longum degressum) Ml 126b1 . induine n-ǽrad- blam (tam pronum) 53a23 . ol ata n-ǽrdru[a]ilidi (gl. quod tam corrupti sint) 76a4 . ǽrchomthaircidib (gl. tam conrogatis) 66d10 . With compar. : ni feil ní bed ærdas- achtchu (gl. nihil tam insanum est) 60b2 . With adv. : ærtheste (gl. tam effuse) 58d10 . inn aéradblaim (gl. tam pronam) 53a22 . Before pref.: ǽrdegmainech (gl. tam beneficus) 71b15 . Cf. n-ærsu[a]c[u]buir (gl. quam...accep- tissimam) 67c8 .

ní ǽrmall roscribad, Thes. ii, xxi (marg. note on Sg 195b ). ér-ellam .i. adbul-ellam (gl. on: érlam, Hy i 46 ), Thes. ii 305.45 . Cf. assa érchain corann `whose crown is very fair' Fél. Nov. 25 . erchian ó ṡuidiu, Prol. 122 (gl. .i. adbulchian LB. Stowe Gl. 360 ). in t-ǽr éradbul LB 205a17 = Alex. 15 .

Alone (see above): gl. tam: ǽr Ml 55d12 . 58c8 . 101a14 . 124a4 , d16 . áer 88d11 . ind ǽr (gl. tam [solide]) 115c5 . ǽr (per[pauci]) 117c1 . Cf. 1 ér.

3 ér

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n (Heb. ?) keeping, guarding: na raibh tuis na bfeart da eur (.i. coimhéd) `may the king of miracles hold him not in keeping' ZCP iii 378.18 = dá ér (.i. da choimhét), v 484 § 8 .

-éra

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x see ernaid.

éra

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n f. (vn. of éraid, q.v.) IGT, Decl. § 3 . refusing, a refusal (usually with the gen. of person to whom refusal is made and imm of thing refused; rarely with ré n- of person): ferr bec éra better a little than a refusal LL 345d4 = Anecd. iii 197 . ZCP vi 261.7 (ina éra). ní ba éra or E. rotbia it shall not be a refusal...thou shalt have it LL 114b12 = RC viii 48.12 . aderim gan era rígh Erenn not to refuse the king Ériu iii 158.24 . bar n-éra nír chleacht, a chléirchi IGT, Decl. ex. 836 . ben nár chuir eól ar an éra has not learnt to refuse Studies 1920, 419 . a dhúin...geis duit éra re n-aoidhibh [leg.-idh] to repulse a guest 23 L 17, 64a = Ir. Monthly 1920, 544 . ni foghtar fer a éra a man to deny him (reject his claims to kingship ?) ZCP ii 338.5 . [T. Mac S.] d'ecc, nir chin a chomhaosa dia chinedh...ar ar luccha éra aon nduine inás none of his coevals...thought worse of refusing (largess, etc., to), anyone FM v 1788.6 . niconfil gnim...no geissed do C. ar mad era di `there is nothing which she might ask that would be refused to her' Lism. L. p. 327.14 . With do- beir: mallachais do D. arin n-era doratsat na iascairi fair, Todd Lect. v 33.15 = Trip. 146.7 . ro diultus do et tucus era fair TBC p. 7 n. 3 . as fair nach fetaid daine era do tabairt 5470 (St). an duine nach tuc éra ar neach riam RC xviii 49.15 . gid sochaide tanic do[t] tochmarc-su tucais era forro uili, Aen. 688 . an inghen tuc eura tochmairc ar macoibh riogh an domhain ITS v 112.19 . In the follg. exx. some part of do-beir is probably to be understood: A. fó méla...iar n-era for Mael C., LL 133a26 . ní fētta éra fair `there was no refusing him' Aisl. MC 9.6 . co ndigelad forru a n-era fair (subj. gen. here) LB 275a40 = SG 59.8 (`that he would be revenged on them for their denial' SG ii 61 ). dus in mberadh éra uadh to see if he should be refused by him (?) Anecd. ii 68 z .

téit (do-téit) fo éra departs with a refusal: na dighis-sea fó era that thou mayst not go away after being refused Lism. L. 1523 . ní dechaid clerech fa era úaid LL 303b38 = RC xiii 84.15 . in ndechaid nech uaibh fo era bhidh `did anyone go from you after being refused food?' Lism. L. 1933 . Cf. ni thuidchid co n-eru BDD 28 .

gan a leiccen fo éra not to let him go with a refusal BNnÉ 248.13 . innisid...a héra immon gcoire how the caldron was refused to her MR 56.16 . m'éara fá mhnaoi a wife to be refused to me ML 42.8 .

? éracas

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n payment of eric-fine: gan éaracas ann bhar muinntir, Maguires of F. § 17 .

érad

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Forms: értha

(vn. of éraid, cf. éra) refusing: gan duine d'éaradh ...um biadh, Keat. ii 5183 . gen.: an da Breifne ar breith an naoimh | ní a [na v.l.] leith értha d'éntaoibh the two B. under the sway of the saint neither of them for rejecting (him) (?) BNnÉ 284.8 .

éraid

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Forms: érá-, éród, éraid

v ā Ped. (ii 636) refers this to as-roas, atró which he takes as a compd. of -sō, but from this we should expect érá- with vn. éród, etc. The verb may have been influenced by sénaid, of kindred meaning, but it seems more probable that éraid is a denom. from éra, the latter being perhaps connected with renaid (pays).

refuses, repulses (with acc. of pers. and imm of thing): nach itge noguidiu | duitsiu ar nách n-éra that thou refuse it not Fél. Ep. 338 . caín-oís, caín-éra be courteous in lending and denying LU 46b19 = IT i 214.2 . in bochtán, in t-aidilcnech...nísn-éra, Ériu iii 98.11 . a Íssu | ro éra do máthre `whom thy mother's folk rejected' Fél. Ep. 474 (ro herais v.l.). ro chuindig O. do mnai Gili ingen R. cor ér ┐ cor eitig an ingen eseom, Dinds. 138 . ra érastar ┐ ra eittchestar F. na techta TBC 3013 (ro érusdair St). ro cunged o Chumull in ben; ros érastar Tadc, Met. Dinds. ii 72.28 (the -s- perhaps refers to Cumall). ra chúala...na bói i nÉire no érad iii 340.36 (ro erad, ro ærfad v.l.). ná héar ...mo ghlór, Ó Bruad. i 8.8 . With imm of thing: tairced fer ar mo chendsa...ni herfaider dom incaibse ón sibse imme sin, or A., LU 21a18 ( = IT ii2 213.15 ) = ni éraibther ┐ ni erbbaibther dom inchaibse ém, ol A., LL 247b12 = IT ii2 209az . nocotérfaind imm óenni, Ériu iv 98.4 (nidateraind v.l.). rot érastar mo [ = imm a] ingin he has refused thee his daughter Met. Dinds. iv 364.200 = Ériu v 224.101 . nar érustar nech um ní, Acall. 464 . nír ér O. duine riam | im ór ná im aircet 221 . BNnÉ 266.36 . nír ersat mo manach riam | ...im biadh 271.33 . in cochall ima ro éraid clerig L. which was refused to the clergy Aisl. MC 41.19 . ni ro héradh eisiumh imon aisccidhsin FM vi 2232.3 . mac nach aoradh aon uim itche, Ó Bruad. ii 186.9 (éaradh v.l.).

? With do of pers.: mad do Ailill era IT i 89.6 = mad di A. erae, Anecd. v 9.23 if thou refuse (it) to A. (?) Cf. Lism. L. p. 327 cited under éra. See Ped. ii 636 . But the true expl. of this line is not clear. Thurneysen, Misc. K. Meyer 63 , takes ēra as subst.