úaithméla

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adj io-iā (cf. úaithbélta, -mélta) awful : ní mó do aontuigh Éabha | acht éinpheacadh uaithmhéala, DDána 20.11 .

1 úaithne

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Forms: úaithne, úaidhne, úaidne, uatne

n (older úatne ; acc. to O'Rahilly, Sc. Gael. St. iii 67 a singulative of úat `wood,' later fúat, q.v. Cf. fúatne)

(a) a post, a prop, a support, a pillar : úaithne úaidhne úaidne m. IGT, Decl. § 2 . uatne .i. uait (v.l. uaid) suigdigter (v.l. suidigtar) in deilb, Corm. Y 1279 . gabhal fulaing, posd, úaitne, más `a base, pillar, undersetter' Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 365 ). Of the supports of a house : grianan in enuaitne (v.l. enuaine) the name of one of the houses at Temair , FDG 27 ( MR 6 ). ro ḟorchongair an caislén do chor ar uaith- nedhaibh iar sin, ┐ ro leccadh go lár (a ref. to props used while undermining the walls, foot-note) FM v 1316.10 . foraim [viz. cenn Duinn Bó] ar an fhuaithne úd thall `place it on yonder post,' TFrag. 46.13 . nicon facatár nech and acht catt bec boí forsind lár oc cluchiu forsna cetheóraib úaitnib lecdaib bátar and. no linged di cech úaitniu for araili, LU 1705 - 6 . luid arísi co rrabi fora úaitni, 1723 . Of the support, post of a bed or couch : benaid a cló n-argit ro boí ina láim frisin n-úaitni créduma inna imda, LU 8273 . iss and bátar for uaitne cerna in cholbai, LL 306b1 . uaithne don iobhar āluinn | fám iomdhaigh KMMisc. 366 § 7 . tarla mh'ucht fan uaithne ccorr, ib. atconncadair tri huathnedha ... aga himfulang .i. uaitne i ndath snechta ..., RC x 185.24 . comhard re húathnibh na leaptha, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1567 . cetra huaithne um gach leabaid | d'ór is d'airced coimecair, SG 112.5 . the foundations of the earth : an té noch chroitheas an talamh as a áit, agus go ccrioth- nuighid a úaithnighe, Job ix 6 . Of the supports of the discus : mias adbulmor iaraind no umaidi ar uaitnedaib iaraind 'na lamaib, TTebe 2470 . Cf. gur ab iad [viz. na subháilcidhe bunadhasacha `cardinal virtues'] is Toi- breacha, bun, ┐ ... Uaithnighe do mhórán Subháilceadh oile, Donlevy 198 .

(b) fig. or metaph. (of people) : da uaithne agha ┐ iorghaile fer nE. (of Cú Chulainn and Fer Diad), TBC 471 n. 6 . úaidne Moighe cáoim Chédne (: cúairdne), IGT, Decl. ex. 1172 . uaitne na sgol lé bhfuil gach fáidh-ḟile, Ir. Monthly 1920, 482.5 . aoidhe sgeoil uaignigh anduibh | d'uaitnibh an eoil ḟuaramair, 1919, 456.14 . tú an treas uaithne don oineach, 1928, 609.20 . dá uaithne oinigh Eireann, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 111.16 . dá uaitne teanna an talmhan, Ir. Monthly 1923, 587.15 . lán ... | an teach d'uaithnibh iorghoile `pillars of valour,' 1919, 105.37 . le huaithnibh catha Cláir Laighean, 1920, 209.15 . na n-uaithnedhaib imresna `pillars in the fight,' O'Gr. Cat. 502.17 . uaithne oir na nÉilech, AU iii 582.23 . Cf. ML² 1579 . uaithne briste berne baoghail, FM v 1636.10 . in dara huatni airechais ... Erend, Cog. 52.23 . ceithre uaithne ... oirechais Alban, MR 248.9 . in t-uaithne airechais, Acall. 64 (of Patrick). da uatni congbala ... flathamnais Erend, Cog. 70.9 . uaithneda fíchdha F., ML² 1362 . Cf. ML 100.27 . uaithne ót inis d'imthigh ..., Hackett xiv 13 . giodh truagh liom fuainne na faire `the prop of vigilance,' Ó Bruad. i 176.18 . fuainne ós fearaibh, ii 60.9 . d'éag mo nuair an fuainne d'ḟuiling | anntrom cháich ..., 180.13 .

As a legal term : huaitne (in a list of 26 grades of dignity), Laws iv 344.5 (sequel to Críth Gabhlach). huaitne ; fonluing ocus frisellaghar in fer .i. friseillget troigh ocus aidheilgen ; fer foloing einechgresa chin imluad fine, Laws iv 350.24 . see Mann. and Cust. iii 519 where tr. `a pillar of endurance and attendance' (i.e. `a term applied to a man appointed to attend to and supply the wants of the wretched and homeless poor ; the relieving officer of the ancient Irish,' ib. Gl. Index p. 604 ).

(Of the legs of a boar) : ro éirigh in muc ar a huathneduib dímóra derid, Fianaig. 66.17 .

2 úaithne, úaitne

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n (perh. same word as prec.) in phr. fri hú.¤ in travail, labour : ata ... mo bean fri huaitni ┐ idhnu isin chuilidh, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hs. u. Lit. 43.5 . in tan iarum luid do crunn ┐ do uaitni, benaidh a brú fria druim, 34 . ben do mnai bis fri huaidni (v.l. huaitni) a woman (is allowed to go) to a woman who is near childbirth , Anecd. iii 22.9 . Cf. LB 204b49 . teora mná fri huaitne ann cech dia, LB 130b43 . cuinge mna do mnai bis fri uaithne (.i. dul do iarra mna do frithalum na mna bis uaithne fri idhna) Laws i 300.5 . amal no beth fri huatni, LB 114b15 (=fri idnú SR 3024 ). athgabail fir bis ben fri huaitne (is i a turbaid coir), Laws i 194.24 ( 198.22 ). sar urrach mban fri uatne, Laws i 176.1 . trí nóill doná dlegar frithnóill : nóill mná fri húaitni, nóill fir mairb, nóill díthir, Triads 165 . fiadnaisi ... mna fri huaitne, O'D. 1630 (< H 5.15 p. 16b ). Cf. : fiadnaisi ... mna fri huaithne .i. in tan is cetfechtach .i. luige fo tri uaithe itir breith in leinib ┐ a lan-assait ; no in tan bis ┐ uaithne cinn in leinib uaithi, O'C. 2147 (< Eg. 88 f. 3(4)a ). fiadnaisi mna fri huaithnibh i cocrunn báis, O'C. 2079 (< H 4.22, 68 ). In this usage the word may have acquired the transferred meaning pang .

3 úaithne

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n a suture : adharca do cur ar ua[i]thnedhaib iarthuracha in chinn `cupping should be used over the pos- terior sutures of the head,' O'Gr. Cat. 180.36 . Cf. next.

4 úaithne

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n junction, union , Laws Gl. ; concordant, O'Don. Suppl. : co herinur aon fear gadus di each dec, dia mut ili sealbu, bet uaithni comardu, Laws v 242.10 (`let there be a balancing of accounts,' Pl. MS Notes) = beit uaithne comarda, O'C. 36 ( H 3. 18, 14b ). gell is uaithne sund `a concordant pledge' Laws v 244.25 .

5 úaithne

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n m. union : in Irish prosody, correspondence between words of which the vowels agree in quantity only, the consonants in class, and the final consonants also in quality. O'Molloy c. xvii renders the word `unio.' Thur- neysen applied the term consonance to this correspondence, RC xiii 267 . See also his Zu. Ir. Hs. u. Lit. i 89 - 90 . dlighidh aithne reanna ┐ ú.¤ ┐ úama ┐ chomhardaidh, IGT, Introd. § 2 . raon uaithne (a metrical fault) ib. see also IT iii 135 .

Cf. uaithne (gl. ffodium, emended by Stokes to dipodium), Ir. Gl. 768 .

6 úaithne

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n concord in music : uaithne iuil ḟrithir gach fuinn (of a harper), Keat. Poems 267 , tr. `the intelligent concordance of all difficult tunes,' Mann. and Cust. iii 215 . Cf. 1 úaithne (b).

7 úaithne

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Forms: Uaithne, Úaitni, Úathni, Uaithne, Uaithne, Uaithne, nUaithne

as npr.

(a) m. : Uaithne (gl. Orpheus), Ir. Gl. 547 . The name of the Dagda's harp : din cheol sephainn Úaithne cruitt in Dagdai, TBFr. § 10 . g s. caíni Úaitni (i.e. the three modes, Goltraiges, Gentraiges and Suantraiges) ib. ( LL 249a27 ). v s. a Úathni , ib. See further Mann. and Cust. iii 220 seq. Uaithne mac Conaill Chearnaigh, Danta Gr.² p. 9 . Uaithne Ó Cobhthaigh, RIA MS. Cat. p. 4 .

(b) f. Eile ┐ Uaithne di ingin Echach m. Luchta, Rawl. 155b45 ; hence Tir nUaithne ib. 46 (= LL 190b31 ; 34 ).

8 úaithne

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x see úaine.

úaithnech

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adj o-ā (úaithne) having pillars (?) : an brugh uaith- neach uasal aorach, 23 G 24 p. 400 (c. 1720).

úaitigid

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Forms: úatigud

v g makes single, makes rare : formolad, diabul, cen on, | telgudh noe, ocus lugugud | uaitighit cach rogair rib | lorga dialta, deichnid, Auraic. 2153 . vn. úatigud ; co rothroiscset ... im húatigud na ndoine `for the thinning of the people,' Thes. ii 298.16 (Colman's Hymn).