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-das-, pron -dos-,-dus-;-tas-,-tos-,-tus-;-as-,-os-,-us-(in
connection withco n-,dia n-,&c.) MID.-IR. form of the
30infixed pronoun of the3 sg.andpl.; v. Strachan Ériu i
174 sq.The form entered the literature in the early 10th
century. Earliest occurrences in Hy. Broc., SR, AU
(A.D.932). Where-da(s)-in early Mid.-Ir. instances is
followed by a verb in s- it is uncertain whether the copyist
35meant-da-or-das-.
I 3 sg. f. (a)non-rel.use:-das-for OIr. -sn-, -s-.
gabais a nathraig do lár Móisi...noscroith nodosai i fleisc
SR 3863 (ambiguous).ní ba dícheoil...anim Adaim
sunn ifus. rodosamaig hi Pardus, ib. 2200 (ambiguous).
40 rodasbennach LU 53 a 13 .reraig Hérinn...rodasgab ó
muir co muir LL 146 a 34 .atbiur ná bia Emain feib amal
conairnecus. nodasbér i corthair tened RC xiv 418. 13
(LL).hi Caill hUallech...fordosrala muntir Cluana macc
Nóis, Trip. 76. 19 .atát a thaissi hi Ráith Chungai...
45fordosrala muintir Coluim Chille, ib. 96. 25 .
(b)rel.:-das-for Oir.-da-.┐ ind crosfigeild fri biad
condneoch noduslen(the original had `nodalen') MT
129. 2 .in macc amnas rodasgáid Brigtæ who had besought
B.
Thes. ii 336. 2 (Hy. Br.).árim cech ṡlúaig...ní ḟail
50nech rodasfessad SR 562 .mór in bríg de rodastá
ib. 7527 .mael dub fair. ata lim is bó roduslelai(referring
to the fem.mael), Siab. Ch. (Add.), Anecd. iii 50. 7 (v.l.
rodaligLU;cf. mar bó ataslilad TBC 1377 ; Oir.
rodalelaig). Here alsoindasfil(Oir.itáa):tecoisc damsa
55cia airm itá Emain. is cian úait airm indasfil(v.l. áit i
bfuil) TBC 884 .is dual deitsi mfithchell...ní cíen di sonn
indasfail, Fian. 14 st 29 .
(c) afterad-,co n-,dia n-,&c.:-das-for Oir.-da-,-ta-.
Afterad-:conaccai in ingin oc blegon...atasciid dano oc
60búain na luachra RC xxv 28. 3 ( LL 271 a 11 ).a tur
Bregoin atchess Hériu...atoscondairc Ith mac Bregoin
LL 3 b 9 .mæl glé find fair mar bó ataslilad TBC 1377
(see b). Afterco n-:ragsa dochum nEuae conostuc...
conasrucur SR 1665 .tangator in cathraig ele ┐ doráten
65ri Colum Cille sí...┐ dorodloeg arin mormaer gondastabrád
dó, Goid. 108. 23 (Book of Deir).fás tra Hériu...
conostoracht Nemed LL 6 a 12 .conasragaib Partholon
(referring to Ériu), ib. 127 a 10 .roinaitcestar spirut deamnata
i naraili sruthmáthair...conastuc for dobur so that it brought
5her
CCath. 1060 .focheird rout nurchair din liathróit
conastarla dar gincraes a brágat TBC 1024 .port indasfacca
Meidb where he saw her, i.e.Medb ib. 1458 . After
dia n-: imsloc in dara súil dó ina chend issed mod
dánastairsed fiadchorr tagraim do lár a gruade LU 79 b 37
10(cf. TBC 2603 ).stuag dermár os chind ind ordnide...
dianosfaictis roisc doenna LU 28 a 10 .
II 3 pl.of all genders. (a)non-rel.use:-das-for Oir.
-sn-, -s-.bae dígal for deichtreib...rodoselaig(ambiguous)
cech sluag saer rodosdedaig fo dubraen SR 6549 .rí cos
15tuctha da galar...immuich ar bélaib in tṡlúaig rodashícc
isind oenhúair, ib. 7636 .ní ḟuil olc nár dernsamar riu.
ratasairgsemar ┐ ratasindrisem TBC 5697 .buiden aile
and...fir gile glain...ratastriall brón buridach, ib. 5687 .
garbat díscailtig tricha cét Galian...rodasfuc in toentricha
20cét uli na hocht fichtiu oss, ib. 545 .dorat P. ambíaid
donab druthaibh ┐ rodosluicc (= ro-dos-sluicc) in talam
fochétóir, Trip. 204. 14 .fodosceirdi...it beolu na mírenda,
Mac C. 97. 1 f.b.
(b)rel.:-das-for Oir.-da-. indaim rodaascansat fó
25leó rodascload nech, Thes. ii 340. 4 (Hy. Br.),v.l. rosclóised.
rí rosorddaig rodascinn dá chlár déc ségdai sescat SR 4231 .
rí rodasgní...ildelba na nanmanna SR 7269 .colba do
lepthaib cróda. uatne finna forórda. issí caindell ardustá.
in lia lógmar lainerdáSC ( IT i 218. 17 ).gondat Ulaid
30ardastánic TBC 704 .fir gondair mná berdair bæ ægtair.
cia rodasgon ┐ cía rotasbrat ┐ cía rodasbeir ale (v.l.gonas,
beras), ib. 4727 .na slóig...ceist cia rodasfópair (v.l.cia
rofuabair iat), ib. 2503 .cach díb...ar mét na hecla rotasgabh,
Lism. L. 3800 .nicon bia rí huadaib cu bráth. flaith
35echtrann nudusfoilnaibed a foreign prince should rule them
Trip. 188. 22 .
(c) afterad-,con-,&c.:-das-for Oir.-da-,-ta-.ba
gním dodaing daes raith. atascomaing for oenchlaich SR
5320 ..viii. mbliadna dóib fo dubdóire...conastorslaic uad
40N. amra, ib. 5287 .Matudhan co cóiced Érenn ┐ co
ngallaib co roortadar co Sliab Betha siar...conostarraid
Muircertach AU i 454. 4(A.D. 932).crech la Conaille...
conustaraid Aed mac D., ib. 502. 6 f.b.(A.D. 995).is tria
áine rosærad I. cona popul...conustánic aingel Dé do
45chathugud fria tara cend RC xii 434 § 40 (Ad. 2nd Vis.).
conusfarcaib popul na cathrach forsin lomthalmain, ib. § 39 .
conusfácaib a chumachtu ┐ a ríge dia éis, ib. § 44 .arná
teichtis uad...conastairsed fritharggain na maccraide forru
TBC 2647 (H 2. 17).
50 III 3 sg. m.(andn.when referring to a thing) ; this use
spread from thefem.; in SR still rare. (a)non-rel.:-das-
for Oir.-an-, ¤ n (masc.),-a-, ¤ (neuter).Molúe ind
Imliuch Sescainn...fordosrola muintir Cluana mac Nóis,
Trip. 78. 5 .
55(b)rel.:-das-for Oir.-idn-,-didn-,-dn-, ¤ n ,-dan-
(masc.) ;-id',-did'-,-d'-, ¤ ' (neuter).rí rán rodasaer
Raab di raenaib hEricho SR 7345 .Mac Cuill...i
rRáith Chruachan dodoscelt LU 38 a 39 .a thigherna aga
thraothadh do béimendaibh in trénḟir rodastimairc TBC
60 3866 .dreman inathor dímar nodusnigh an Mórríoghan,
Fian. 16 st 41 (Oir.nodnigorpl. nodanig).
(c) afterad-,co n-,dia n-,&c.:-das-for Oir.-tn-,-tan-
(m.),-t'-(n.).atosrolaic(for olderatarolaic) AU i 144. 9
(A.D. 694).ní árlaic a buachaill dóibide Dond Cualnge
65condasrimmartatar co cruind for sciath fair TBC 2055 (but
immediately following :condambertatarandcondaralastar).
corolaad i nnóid oenṡeched for muir é...conosfuaratar
iascaireda i Tráig Brénaind LL 22 b 30 .conustánic aingel
ina agaid RC xii 436. 2 .is amus didiu for Dia do neoch
5dianustarda fadéin i ngáibthib tria étrebaire PH 4858 .
conusdíchend hé, ib. 2152 . Further instances from LU,
PH, v. Strachanl.c. i174 sq. cordasmesc LU 77 b 36 for
coromescLL is no corruption, as Strachan ( ip. 174 n. 1)
thinks, for SR 7861 hascordascuibdigand TBC 1783 Y
10 cordasmesc.
Sometimes also-dasn-,-dosn-: (a)3 pl.corresponding
to Oir.-sn-.mór do mílib dorochair díb. rodosnairg Dia
ar airgabáil na hairce SR 5415 . (b)3 sg. m.(n.) corresp.
to Oir.-sn-,s(non-rel.) ;-idn-,-dn-,-d'-,&c.(rel.);-tn-,-t'-
15(afterco n- &c.) :in muirlinn aili isí in muir : fodasniada im
thalmain(subj. is `rí') SR 288 , which Strachan,l.c. i174 ,
corrects to `fodasriada' ; but it may as well stand for
`rodasniada,' the pron. referring to the masc.linn(Oir. n.).
Like-sn-,-s-,-d-,-das-also in time lost its force, as the
20frequent addition of the noun and independent pronoun
shows. It has still some meaning in such phrases as :port
indasfacca Meidb TBC 1458 ;tabair dam béos conusfortachtaige
da cechoen PH 1423 ;conusfortachtaige dona
trógaib, ib. 4158 —where the use of the pronoun is pro-
25leptical; but finally it lost all significance, and was in
connection withco n-anddia n-felt as an inherent part of
theconjunction:fuaratar folliuchta beca isin úir...conus-
fetatar co mbad hé Míchel roḟoillsig arde a ḟrecnarcusa and
PH 6331 —Cf. -da-,-dan-.

30 dásach adj violent,bold,presumptuous O'R. Dinn. ; late
adj., abstracted fromdásacht(cf. daonnach:daonnacht,
déidheanach:déidheanacht,&c.).dásaid(i.e. dásaidh )
furious , HSD from MSS., Macd.dásanfrom Sc.dásán
fury,frenzy , Macd. dásanach , dásannach cunning,wily,
35 presumptuous , dásanacht frenzy HSD. Macd.—all late
formations,v. dásacht.

dásacht n a,f. Madness,fury,panic. g s. dásachta
CCath. 786 .d s. dásacht, Wb 9 b 7 . 28 a 11 . Mil 34 a 21 .a s.
indásacht , Mil 20 b 7 . The noun from whichdásachtis
40probably derived has been lost in Irish. Explained as
diṡocht.ní bí i socht. nó dásocht .i. díosacht. ní bí i foisecht
acht ó loc do loc iter utmaille ┐ labra, Corm.adv . It
translates Lat.amentia, dementia, furor, rabies.
I Madness,insanity, esp. applied to insanity characterised
45by wild excitement; also (in animals)rabies, esp. of dogs
and bulls. for dásacht mad,insane .dul for dásacht
to run mad.rosngab dásacht they have gone mad.
duine do chur for dásacht to madden a person. These
phrases are used in all senses ofdásacht. Often connected
50withbaile,duible,geltacht,míchiall,mire.dásacht nó
mire, O'Dav. 628 .aṁail fear baoise nó búainghealtachta
lán do dhásacht ┐ do dheirgṁire, TSh. 167.1 .marb imorru do
dásacht an Tomrair sin bliadhain si ar nimirt do Bhrénainn
miorbhal fair TF 164. 2 ; 166. 18 .derig a menma mar
55leoman ar dasacht ac dul fo eallach RC xix 40. 7 .cuilén
con rohailed lais...a dul for duibhle ┐ dásacht uada FDG
30 (B iv 2).gabait na heilifaint for miri ┐ d. ¤ CZ i 390. 17 .
dam,tarbfordásacht a mad bull,pass.
II The condition of being possessed by a demon, the
60popular explanation of insanity.tradere huius modi Satanae
in interitum carnis ut spiritus salvus sit, gl. aliteris do
dásacht asberar a thindnacul sa is tre sodin bid slán á anim
somin die domini , Wb 9 b 7 , where `a thindnacul do
dásacht' rendersLat.`tradere Satanae'as in Wb 28 a 11 :
65Hymenaeus et Alexander quos tradidi Satanae .i.paeni-
tentiaenó do dásacht. luid demun isin errig...┐ rolín
dasacht ┐ mire in ríg cona thimthirigib uli ┐ nolabratís na
demna tria nginaib PH 746 .rothuic Partholon conid
demun rochuir in duine for dásacht PH 1986 .do ṡaigid
5in apstail arco tíssed do ṡaerad a ingine amal roṡaer in
fer bói fri dásacht reme, ib. 1992 .in foirenn roptar
cendsa artús rosóitea i lonnus iarum fri hElizár ┐ midset
conid for dásacht bói PH 6563 .
III Imprudenceordelusionapproachinginsanity,mad-
10ness,extravagant folly; translatingamentia,dementia;
syn.mí-, dí-chiall.consuetudo est hís...quos in amentiam
(gl.i.e. i ndasacht)amaritudo compellit conquæri de Deo ,
Mil 20 b 7 .roḟáitbe immorro in pobul cunnail dásacht na
foirni se ita a populo sententiae sanioris inrisa (sic leg.)
15est dementia
Todd Lect. v 92 (LB).as mór an ṁíchiall ┐
an dásacht fil forainn bheith as gach tír attír ar fúd an
doṁain gár marbhadh TF 160. 6 .is dásacht a ndogníthi
si ┐ atbar dásachtaig fén LB 212 a 10 .is dásacht ┐ ní
fellsamdacht, ib. 211 b 12 f.b.
20 IV Extravagant excitement, wilddesire;inspired frenzy,
ecstasy; translatingfuror ,Gk.μανία; syn.dreis.eos non proelii
necessitate inpelli sed solo furore raptari, gl..i. ho dasacht,
Mil 34 a 21 .baga Baccho(sic leg.) .i. ón dassacht,
O'Mulc. 117 .bach .i. dreis no d. ¤ , O'Dav. 207 .dorn idir
25dán is dásacht poetic frenzy O'Gr. Cat. 357 .baoi Uilliam
Búrc for dásacht ag leanmain an madhma. iadhaid muintir
an Chláraigh uime ┐ gabhthar leo é FM iii 498. 8 .
V Wild,ungovernable anger,frenzied rage,fury; also
afitoraccessof suchpassion;warlike rage . Often con-
30nected with such words asferg,díḟerg,innire,fíchmaire,
dechrad,dreman,mire;díscire,déine,alltacht,borba,
garba.—dreaṁan .i. dásachd mire nó míchiall, O'Cl.gor
chreathnaidhtheadar ┐ gor uaṁnaidhtheadar díosgarṡluagh
ḟear nÉireann re fúaim a ndeac[h]racht ┐ a ndásacht TBC
35 3824 Eg.is annsin lingid dassacht i Piláit then a fit of
passion seized P.
PH 2818 .tanic Astriages...┐ in uliṡacart
aroen fris ┐ demnu oca nimluad ┐ siat for mire ┐ dásacht
PH 2160 (cf. II).goro líon dfeircc ┐ dinnire gur bhó súaill
ná deachaidh for dásacht FM vi 2360.5 .go ngabhann
40fearg ┐ dásacht an líaigh ris antan bhíos ag diultadh an
neith budh maith dhó do ghlacadh, TSh. 229. 15 .dásacht
fergaa strengthenedferg:do coṁdhaingnigheadh dásacht
tfeirge orm a Dhé, TSh. 116. 28 (=is orumsa choṁnuigheas
do dhibhḟearg,BedelPs. 88. 8 ).doghabh d. ¤ feirge é,
45 Keat. 1064 .cor go bhfillidh an tighearna óna dhásacht
feirge ┐ go ttaisbeanuidh grása dhuitsi,BedelDeut. xiii 17 .
dásacht , O'Mulc. 216 ,for dásachtach.
VI Harshness,roughness,hardness,inconsiderateness ; the
opposite ofcennsa,trócaire,truaige. non parcit medicus
50ut parcat saevit ut misereatur.i. ní choigleann an líaigh go
gcoigleadh. gabhaidh dásacht é go ndearnadh trócaire nó
go ngabhadh trúaighe é, TSh. 229. 11 . dásachd rough-
ness HSD.
VII Asuddenandexcessive feelingofalarm,panic,fear,
55 terror ; often connected withdibla,duible,sceóin(a
sudden fright
),uathbas.go ro memaid do graidib Gaedel
scréoin (sic) ┐ sceimnig diallaib ┐ dásacht(v.l.fordophar ┐
for dásacht, Stowe) TBC 3824 .rofostad ésein (sc.Dubdiad)
ic dola ar dibla ┐ ar dásacht re huathbas in forgaim sin
60 MR 200. 14 .raghabh dásacht fairenn díobh ┐ aseadh tanga-
ttur dionnsoighidh puible Maoilseachlainn. andar leo rab
iad a muinntir féin TF 148. 11 .re mét in deinmni ┐ in
dásachta búi forro ic déirgi na cathrach, CCath. 786 .cor
cuirset Connachta a nár...┐ con ndechatar drem ar
65dásacht díb some of them fled in a panic RC xviii 161. 33 .
co ndeachadar (na heich) ar d. ¤ SG 68. 12 .ba machtnadh
mór ná diccsidís aes uirṁeta ┐ aradha for dreimne ┐ dásacht
la coistecht frissna caismertaibh catha FM vi 2130. 10 .
dairigh me dásacht ghránṁar éigin is pairithis bháis im
5chnáma sim cheadfadh CMO 949 .
MOD.Obs., but given in most mod. dictionaries : Lhuyd,
Coneys, O'R. Dinn. HSD. Macd.