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deach n o,m. Asyllable (`dialt')or acombinationof
syllablesup to octosyllables(`bricht')as ametricalunit, a
verse-foot .deach .i. siolla, Gloss. no. 1,O'Curry Trs.
30It answers to Lat.pes(rendered by Ir.traig, which
latter, however, is not in general use as a metr. term):
is traig lasin laitneóir in dech lasin filid IT iii 129.
1 . BB 327 a 24 .deach dno troich a bunad laiten BB
321 b 32 . By the native grammarians explained (a) as
35 de-ḟuach:deach .i. defuach .i. deḟocul. fuach focul .i.
comrag focail .i. dialt fri dialt i.e. two words (`fuach' means
`word'), i.e. a union of words, namely a syllable with
a syllable
Cormac,s.v. deeach .i. défuach .i. comrac dá
sillab .i. traig ┐ cip lín sillab conrísat and iarsin is deeach
40a ainm beos H. 3. 18,68 a . (b) asdeg-ḟuach:deach...
degfuach nó defuach dano a hinni BB 321 b 32 .—Deach
possibly an old derivative ofdá(cf. dé-deanddé-in cpds.)
and originally applied only to a verse-foot of two syllables
(comrac dá sillab H. 3. 18 l.c. ).Deach i.e.disyllabic
45 dĕ-ächwith shortening ofdē-in hiatus. Mir.déch.
n s. deach:ceist cia cruth suidigthir in deach. ni hansa.
nach son oencongbálach dochuissin is dealt a deach. nach
son dechongmálach dochuissin is recomrac a deach, Archiv
i 160. 10 sq. recomarc in deach tánaise iarcomarc in tress
50deach...bricht in tochtmad deach, Corm. s.v. Three Gl.
16. 4 f.b. sq., ib. 11 f.b. is deach is luigem ar ciatberar
déach don dialt ní hirasa (= hirusu) sin, ib. 10 f.b. indles
do dhialt deach BB 321 b 40 .fid ┐ deach letter and
verse-foot
ib. 321 b 2 .in gné nó in cenél in deach, ib.
55 322 b 5 .co festar cia deach dona .viii. ndeachaib daroig
in aisti, ib. 323 a 4 .deeachH. 3. 18, quoted above.
déach: Cormac l.c. 16. 10 f.b. feilis in cethramad déach,
ib. 1 f.b.g s. deich:is fotha ṅdeich(sc. in dialt)the dialt
is the foundation of `deach'
Corm. l.c. 16. 8 f.b. sreatha
60deich(name of a metre) IT iii 95. 8 f.b.a s. d s. deach:
fri fid ┐ deach ┐ réim,&c. LL 37 a 18 .cenmotha fid ┐
deach IT iii 6 § 3 n. BB 296 b 32 .desmirecht ar gach
deach fo leith óthá dialt cotrici bricht IT iii 20. 18 .dialt
...is aire at berar deach fobíth is fon deach, Corm. l.c. 16.
658 f.b. don deach fil ina dhíaidh .i. in cóiced deach, ib.
17. 5 .—n p. deich(i.e. deïch):ceist cislir deich docuissin
BB 327 a 24 . 321 b 38 . IT iii 47. 20 ; 48. 1 .déich:ocht
ndéich tra atrímet filid na nGædel, Corm. l.c. 16. 6 f.b.
d p. deachaib:is ó dheachaib sluintir alta na nhuad BB
5 328 b 19 .deach dona .vii. ndeachaib ele, ib. 321 b 40
isna deachaib, ib. 321 b 35 .ní dlegar dona bardaib eolus
i fedaib ná i ndeachaib, O'Dav. 771 .do deachaib IT iii
20. 18 .—a p. deuchu:genmotha tomus fri fidiu ┐ deuchu,
ib. 24. 15 .deochu BB 321 a 7 .deachu:cenmotha fidu
10┐ deachu IT iii 6. 4 .dechu:ní fili nád fiasar .vi. hernaili
dég na filideachta .i....dilmaine labartha ┐ dechu, ib. 29. 13 .
BB 301 b 30 .

deacht n ā,f., derivative of2 dia. Godhead,divinity .
Disyllabic:i nanmaim a dhaenachta: meic in choimded
15cháid: i nanmaim a dhéachta: Ísu uasail áin LL 306 a 23 .
SG i 384. 24 .do doenacht do déacht: lat noebspirut
ṅdelbdae, Fél. Oeng. Ep. 353 .deachtall cases butgen.
déacht, Wb 33 b 17 . SR 7758 . Fél. Oeng. Ep. 353 .g s.
deachte,deacte, Wb 2 b 10 . 2 d 6 . 5 c 16 . 15 b 5 , 19 , 20 .
20 18 b 4 . 24 a 34 . 24 c 6 . 26 a 17 . 26 c 5 . 26 d 10 . 32 b 7 .
32 c 15 . 33 b 17 .deachtae, Thes. i 485. 31 (Tur). Mid.-Ir.
deachta( LU 31 b 43 . ACC § 45 ),deachtu PH 6187 . —In
Mid.-Ir. superseded bydiadachtunder the influence ofdia;
both forms are frequently found side by side,e.g. PH 7019 :
25 diadacht, 7021 :deacht;diadachta commonv.l.ofdeacht,
cf. Ériu ii 198. 27 . The forms seem quitesynonymous;
only I have no instance ofdeachtin the sense `theology.';
I The quality of beingdivine, divinenature,divinity,
Godhead , as opposed todóinecht`manhood'; the Irish
30rendering of the Christian conceptiondeitas, divinitas, and
consequently never applied to a pagan deity.Esp.the
Godhead of Christ.ó soilsi deachte Críst, Wb 26 a 17 .do
chretim a deachte, ib. 2 d 6 .rosuidiged do aisti na deachta
the nature of the Godhead ACC 45 .i ndeacht,ib. iar folad
35a deachta according to the nature of his Godhead PH 4894 .
ní creitset in fírdeacht inna trindóte fíre, Thes. ii 317. 5 .
conid frecnairc Críst iarna dheacht don eclais PH 6824 .
—Very frequent in opposition todóinecht:accumul a
déachte ┐ a doenachte, Wb 33 b 17 .nírbu dóinecht cen
40deacht, ib. 15 d 16 .cid don deacht cid don doenecht both
to the Godhead and to the Manhood
, 32 c 1 .acht rocretea
deachtetdóinecht Críst bit less ind huili dáni, 27 b 15 .
etargne deachte ┐ dóinechte Críst, 24 c 6 .—i noentaid deachta
┐ doenachta mic Dé bíí PH 5360 , 5630 .deacht ┐
45doenacht a noentaid oenpersaine hi Críst, ib. 6846 .Cf. ib.
5639 , 6912 .uair atconnarcais mo doenacht rocretis mo
dheacht, ib. 6788 .—rí dochóid...asa doenacht na déacht
SR 7758 .tarmchruthugud deachta (v.l.diadachta) Ísu
dar doennacht, Ériu ii 198. 27 (Harl.).
50 IIConcr.theDivinity,God . Often likeDiatreated as
anom. pr.with omission of the article where this would
otherwise have been expected. Very frequently translating
Lat.Deus.deus .i. in deacht, Wb 20 d 7 .in deo .i. isin
deacht, ib. 21 c 23 .a deo .i. ón deacht, 9 d 10 .ex uirtute
55dei, gl.ó neurt deachte, 18 b 4 .aduersus deum.i.fri
deacht, 13 b 16 . quoniam deus(.i. deacht)erat in Christo ,
15 d 16 .etargne deacte, 26 c 5 =etarcne dæ, ib. 9 . It
renders Lat.Dominus:benedictus Dominus .i. in deacht,
14 b 8 .—as tualang deacht todiusgud Críst the Godhead is
60able to raise up Christ
, 13 c 15 .nert deachte immidforling,
24 a 34 . Oftenrúna deachte=rúna dé:rudérged í
rúnaib inna deachte, 2 b 10 .condan eolich i rrúnaib
deachte, 15 b 19 . ib. 26 d 10 . Godas theCreatorof the
world: dont láthur diasndísiu robói hi rúnaib inna deacte
65oc tuiste dúile hi tossuch, Wb 5 c 16 . Godas thefather
ofChrist: óre is mac na deachte dodrimthirid, Wb 32 c 15 .
The Holy Trinit:y Ísu Críst mac Dé bí...in tres perso na
deachta uasli LU 31 b 43 . RC iv 246. 7 .in Spirut noeb
in tres persa na deachta uaisle PH 1087 , 6187 , 6838 .—
5Further instances from Wb:in dóinecht...ferid itge forssin
deacht, 4 b 19 .dodíusgibther in corp tri nert inna deachta,
9 d 3 .rann din deacht, 12 c 13 . 13 c 2 . 15 b 20 .i llaithiu
díxnichthetad na deachte, 32 b 7 . opp.dóinacht, 15 b 5 .
32 c 13 . 33 c 5 .—hi remerchoiliud inna deachtae in the
10predestination of the Godhead
Thes. i 485. 31 .ro súithe
dó dama[d] deachta, prob. =rodamad súithe d. dó know-
ledge of the Godhead had been granted to him
ACC 45 .
oentaid inna deachta, Cáin Ad. 30 .topur ecna na deachta
PH 6238 .cubaid sin fri huaisle na deachta, ib. 7021 .Obs.
15Cf. 2 dia.