úasucan

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Forms: túas

x playful form of úas (ós), túas : ata 'na purt uasucán | cé beth am ucht Issucán, Fél. 44.23 .

uatba ?

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ind conbeba éc ūatba fo tāilcentaig .i. i n-Ard Macha i n-ailithre (of Flaithbertach who died at Armagh as a monk), Baile in Sc. 42 ( ZCP xii 232 ). Cf. at beuba ecc atbai Baile in Sc. 37 ( ZCP iii 466 ; átbai xx 227 ).

1 úath

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n I Fear, horror, terror ; a horrible or terrible thing, horrible creature, spectre, phantom: úath .i. omhan, no eagla, O'Cl. banadh gnuisi .i. uath, ar is ban gnuis in duine in tan doberar uat[h] no uamun uimi. uad-side for fid in ogaim ar aentaid anma aturu fen .i. uath cechtar de, Auraic. 5628 - 30 (see 3 úath). audacht .i. ūath fri feacht .i. antan tēte in duine fri fecht n-ūatha .i. bāis, Corm. Y 38 . measam ūath i[m]gabāil, Arch. iii 230.156 . Corm. Y 1242 . tarathar quasi dair-uath-air .i. fuath na darach bīs fair .i. ar a sice-si ém, (uath na darach `,' Zeuss 260 ). ūath for ascaib niad ` ...' (of a hero), Aelt. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 2 (BB, LL). dóig ní ḟaccéga in mac bec sain uath na húamain ga bhar slaidi-si, TBC 5581 . nā tuinithe aidc[h]e ūath | i lleircc eter lectaibh cūan `do not wait for the terror of night,' Fianaig. 12 § 23 . brissid úath n-adarccna, LU 8354 ( FB 24 ). imsoi cusna húathaib LU 8880 . úatha aidcill Urmuman 'horrible creatures' Mifologiya prostranstva drevney Irlandii 125.29 . asnidet-side ... inna delmann ticfet in mbith la uath mbratha, Ériu ii 128 § 95 . co ngliaid bireóil úatha (v.l. fuatha) `with strife of dreadful lance,' Met. Dinds. iii 216.14 . In chevilles: ba hord úatha `a path of terror,' 406.25 . d'ḟuatuch Étáine co n-úath `in dreadful wise,' 350.27 . cf. inund aisti ar uáth dúinn, TBC 4172 . mór n-uath adnaigethar, IT i 68.8 (L. mac n-U.). d p. .i. fil co nanbthib ┐ co nuathaib, Thes. ii 352.44 . As npr. m.: Úath na sealg (name of a fian- warrior), Duan. F. i 76.34 .

II As an adj. terrible, horrible: uáth .i. uathmhar, O'Cl. edhadh .i. ed uath `horrible grief,' Auraic. 1195 . d p. co nainbthib hūathaib with awful storms , Thes. ii 352.6 (see supra).

See 2 fúath.

2 úath

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x see 1 fúath.

3 úath

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Forms: ūath, úath

n (a) a whitethorn: ūath .i. scē (v.l. sceach), ar imat a delg, Corm. Y 1278 . úath .i. sgé, no sgeach, O'Cl. an sceach gheal, .i. scé, .i. uathadh, Gadelica 56.30 (H. O'Sullivan's Diary). amal atraig ilar ḟlesc o uathmecnaib (MS. fhuathmecnu) 'as many rods arise from white-thorn roots' Misc. Ascoli 368 § 6 .

(b) name of the letter h: uath ó Uiría, IGT, Introd. § 4 . uath in ogaim crand fir no sce ar a delgaighe insin, Auraic. 5516 . huath dono, is o chrand rohainmniged .i. sce, 1176 , 4272 . conal cuan do rad re huath in ogaim ar coibnius in anma, 5546 . cis lir fogla ogaim ┐ caiteat? ... uath a v, 5491 . treidi doghni uath .i. bogad ┐ semigudh ┐ airdibdad, 1264 . uath bogas in beithi fil and, ar ni bi p isin Gaedilc, 1270 . huath cetumus: is ed fhuilleas b co ngeib greim p, 432 . scriuthair ┐ ni hair- imther uath isna foclaib dedenachaib arna litrib, acht nod tinfid, 1230 . teora fuilti ind Auraicepta .i. huath ┐ forsail ┐ arnin, 430 . coitchend immorro do thaebomnaib acht huath, 766 . taebomna dia togaib uath ceand doraith `a consonant along with which h constantly appears,' 1408 . aicme huatha, 5699 .

4 úath

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n name of a colour: aicme huatha .i. huath, dub, temen, cron, quiar (in Dathogam), Auraic. 5699 .

Cf. 6 úath.

5 úath

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adv I A small number, a few (cf. úathad): beidh an bás go bráth lem bhéalsa | nó go síntear síos i gcré me | fán seang súgach lúthmhar léimneach | do bheith ina uaigh ina uath 's ina aonar alone , Ó Bruad. i 12.12 . air mbeith 'n-a uath ┐ 'n-a aonar dhó, ITS xxiv 4.6 . ni no [leg. 'na?] uath no na aoinfhear acht araon le gluaisibh, Luc. Fid. 299.5 . o tharla dúin bheith gu huath `to be few in number,' Caithr. CC. 15.16 .

II As adj.: d p. is-na huathib laithib-se in chorghais, PH 4992 .

6 úath

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n earth, clay, mould: `uath' ainm d'úir, diamhair an dath, Met. Gl. D 53 . `uath' uir, Met. Gl. E. 24 . uáth .i. úir, O'Cl. uath .i. ur, Lec. Gl. 558 . ūath ūir ┐ ond cloch, Corm. Y 80 . Compd.: uath-ond clay and stone: adbae othna .i. adba hūath-uinne, Corm. Y 80 . Cf. .i. i n-adbae n-uath tuinne .i. i n-adba ure ┐ cloche, quia fit huath .i. úr ┐ onn .i. cloch, RC xxvi 26 n. 4 . O'Dav. 1322 .

7 úath

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Forms: urtha

n in names of tales: catha ┐ uatha ┐ imrama, LL 189b53 . MS. Mat. 283 . PRIA i (1879) 222 (the versions of this list in Edinb., Adv. Lib. vii , ZCP xiv 1 , and Laws i 46 have instead: urtha ). uatha immurgu inso ... u.¤ Belaig Con Glais, U.¤ Uama Cruachan LL 189c23 . u.¤ Beinne Etair 189c27 . RC xi 129 = 1 úath, The Learned Tales of Medieval Ireland 94-97 .

? úatha

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n ro[t]tairbirsetar teora mná: ūatha ocus ēca ocus gorta ` scarcity ,' Aisl. MC 93.15 .

Cf. 1 úathad.

1 úathach

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adj I o-ā (1 úath) horrible, dreadful: arnād rīs iffernn ūathach | ateoch in ríg ..., Thes. ii 353.5 ( Hy. vi 20 ). nebbuith fri éthech nūathach `not to be at hateful lying,' Ériu ii 64 § 6 . in n-indsib inn aceoin uathaigh, YBL 12a5 (Snedgus u.¤ MacR.). a uathbas .i. inni is uathach leis amail bas, Laws v 298.18 Comm.

n II Subst. m. and f. doithir cach n-úathach, Arch. iii 229.107 . As npr. m.: Uathach ainm in mhic, Duan. F. i 42.26 . As npr., f., name of princess who taught Cú Chulainn warlike feats, TBC 3007 . ITS xxiv 22.9 ; 46.35 . As epithet: Eithne Úathach ... is de ba hEithne Ú.¤ a hainmse ardaig nos aigtis in meicc bicc, Expuls. 8 ( Cymmr. xiv 108 = Ériu iii 138.84 ). Name of a shield: ind Úathach Dubthaig, LL 107a6 ( Ériu iv 28.9 ).