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3 dath x v. 2 dathad.

4 dath conj because,since :dath .i. uairut dicitur: dath
nomolfa méd mo neirt, O'Mulc. 332 .Cf. H 3. 18 p. 69 a ,
635 a :dath nomolfar(nonmolfa, 635 a )ar mét mo nert .i.
5úair nonmolfam.If reliable probably fromde+ noun (de
ḟáth?),cf. dáig,dág.

dathach adj o-ā, derivative from dath in various senses of
the word, coloured ,&c. a long dingbhála dathach BR 84. 17 .
ansad mís in nDaigia (sic leg.) dathaidh BB 19 b 38 .
10 domun dathach the coloured world:dered domain dathaig,
Fen. 302. 6 .sechnó an beatha domain dathaigh, Anecd.
i 51. 4 .ar ṁainséar dhathach, Each. Iol. 52. 24 .—brecc-
dathach vari-coloured :donídh Iacob bunnsacha bláithi
brecdathacha BB 236 b 47 .fom bratachaib...brecdathacha
15 MR 224. 4 .Of a salmon:bradán builidh brecdhathach, Cóir
A. § 37 .craeb-dathach:clársceimelta...craebdathacha
MR 224. 5 .drech-dathach:doruis dangni drechda-
thacha TTr. 736 ;cf. drech-dath, ib. 1686 .il-dathach
many-coloured ,q.v.—MOD.dathach colouring, of many
20 colours , Coneys. Dinn. HSD. Macd.

1 dathad u,m. vn.ofdathaid.Acolouring, adye-
ing, astaining .ar is in straif is tresiu ruamna ic dathad
na ræt BB 309 b 29 . Lhuyd (dathadhanddatham=
dathaṁ). Coneys. O'R. Dinn. ; but no longer in use; Sc.
25 dathadhHSD, Macd., still in use.

2 dathad n abestowing,giving :dathadh .i. tiodhlacadh
O'Cl. Lhuyd.Apresentorfavour O'R., who also givesdath
a gift.—Cf. Ds. of Ceilbe 49 (a 16th-century poem):mairg
dodiult rena dathad: derbráthair a degathar.

30 dathaid v ā(1 dath) colours,dyes,stains O'R.VN.
dathad,q.v.

dathaigid v g(1 dath). Colours,dyes,stains. fut. pass.
3 sg.:do colg dét dathfaigthir CZ iii 257. 26 .pret. 3 sg.
tuc fín dia athair im nóin dia rodathaig gním nécóir, Rawl.
35 72 a 29 .—MOD.dathuighim colour,dye,stain P. O'C. Coneys.
Dinn., still in use; Sc.dathaich, Macd.—VN. dathugud,q.v.

dathaigthe adj iō-iā. Coloured,dyed,stained Coneys.pc.
ofdathaigid.dathaigthe, Sg 65 a 15 .Cf. dé-dathaigthe,
comdathaigthe.

40 Dathal o,npr. m. mac Dathail, Rawl. 158. 38 . LL
326 e 23 ; ib. 19 f.b. ; 331 c 51 . morsDathailepiscopihui
Duibleni AU i 306. 13(A.D. 816);cf. 1 dath(dath:
Dathal=cath:Cathal) andDath-gal,Dath-gus.

dathamail adj i,daithemail, derivative from1 dathand2
45daith
. I Coloured : HSD from MSS; no instance from Ir.
II Of afair complexionorcolour;fine,handsome,beautiful,
comely,graceful :datta .i. dathaṁail, O'Cl.do drechaib
digraisi dathamla MR 114. 20 . Frequent in Mod.-Ir.:
mairfeadh an dís dathaṁail (of Diorraing and Oscar), Oss.
50 i 70. 17 .moluidhsi an tighearna...óir is dathaṁuil ┐ is
aoibhinn a ṁoladh, Bedel Ps. cxlvii 1 .Cf. 1 Cor. vii 35 .
Often said of girls:bean bhreagh dhathaṁail, Séadna 51.
21 ; 82. 9 .—Lhuyd (datheṁailanddathaṁuil pleasant), P.
O'C. O'Br. O'R. Dinn. ; Sc.dathail, HSD. Macd. M‘Alp.

55 dathamlacht n daithemlacht ā,f.abstr. ofdathamail.
Comeliness,gracefulness;majesty :daitheamlacht .i. mórd-
hacht, Eg. Gl. 236 .dochuir an caipín sin ort a ndathaṁ-
lacht go mór tú,R.I.A.33 L 39,p. 152. 22 .atá glóir ┐
dathaṁlacht ós a choinne. atá neart ┐ scéiṁ iona ṡanctóir,
60 BedelPs. xcvi 6 .is glóir ┐ is dathaṁlacht a obair, ib. cxi
3 .—dathaṁalachd, dathaṁlachd honour,respect,decency ,
Lluyd. Con. O'Br. OR. Dinn. — Sc.dathaileachd, Macd.

dathamlae n iā,f.abstr. ofdathamail.dathaṁla likeli-
ness,comeliness,gracefulness P. O'C.

65 dathamnas n u,m.=dathaṁlachtO'R.; formed ana-
logically todathaṁail(dathaṁlacht,dath) on the model of
flaitheaṁnas:flaitheṁail(flaitheaṁlacht,flaith).