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deec adj deac,déc. Possiblyg s.ofobs. n s.†deë(dé +
penkv `twice five'); serves asgen.ofdeich. Often written
.x.— ZE 304 .
50FORMS:déec(oldest form), Wb 15 b 1 . Ériu ii 222. 18
(Oir. text). SR (see below).deéc SR 4838 . deac, Bcr. 3 c
(twice). 32 d 2 . 33 b 9 . 18½ d (thrice). Mil 16 c 10 . 43 d 27
(twice). Bvi. 23. 39 . Thes. ii 254. 15 ; 255. 3 .— CZ iii 451.
18 (Oir. text). LU 57 a 1 . 68 a 1 . LL 36 a 32 . Trip. 82. 24 .
55 TBC 1680 Y, 579 LU. Fél. Oeng. Ind .déac TBC 189 .
192 . 301 . 325 . 1682 . 2161 . 2162 . 2226 Y.deacc, Bvi. 21 .
23 (six times). TBC 1104Y. Trip. 228. 1 (Rawl.).diac
Fél. G. Oct. 21 . Mid.-Ir.déc,décc,dec,decc. Mod.-Ir.
déag,deug.
60DISYLLABIC: Glosses. Fél. Oeng. Jul. 15 , Sept. 22 ( deäc:
cateät). SR 397 (12 inst.; monosyll. 30 inst.), 2665 . :cert
52 (deec), 3012 (déc), 3156 (déec). :recht 2340 (dec), 6822
(déac).deec:dlecht 212 , :lecht 4200 , :roddĕt 1628 .
deéc:cet 4838 .déc:éc(deec:ec leg.) 4730 .déc(disyll.),
65 Ériu iii 98 st 19 (Rule of Ailbe). In 11th-century poetry
occasionally disyllabic to meet the requirements of the
metre.deac:glacc LL 133 a 48 (Flann Mainistrech
†1056).déc(deec,deac leg.) LL 199 a 48 (Cúan Ua
Lothcháin†1024). LL 52 a 28 (poem ascr. to Orthanach,
58th century); ib. 52 a 11 (ambiguous).
MONOSYLLABIC: Fél. Gorm. Jan. 26 , Apr. 16 , Oct. 21 .
LL 47 b 11 (Dallán mac Móre, 10th century). Poems by Gilla
Coemáin (†1072): MacCarthy 144. 5 ; 148. 1 ; 156. 15 ;
164. 5 ; 168. 6 ; 174. 9 &c. déc:gréc 186. 13 ,:géc 190. 2 .
10Usually also in the poems of Flann Mainistrech. SR 30
inst.; in rhyme always disyllabic.
ECLIPSIS:díni na noentreb ṅdéac SR 6822 .trethan
derb trí fer ṅdeec, 4200 .co cenn noi laa ndeec, 1628 .tim-
thacht dá ḟer ndeacc TBC 1104 Y (for olderdeaccas in
15 LU 68 a 1 and TBC 1633. 2226 Y).doscara C. dá sé ndéc
laech díb TBC 1039 Y; butré trí ṁbliadan deac LL 133
a 48 ,cf. MacCarthy 156. 15 (LL).
ASPIR.ceithre rígh dheug, Hy Fiach. 92. 9 .trí rígh
dheug, 94. 6 . TSh. 44. 25 .—MOD.dhá dhéag twelve;
20 dháréag(i.e. dhá ḟear dhéag)twelve persons; elsewheredéag.
I Ten,-teen, expressing the addition of10to the units
1-9 (cardinals and ordinals).
(a) abs.a ocht deac eighteen Bcr. 32 d 2 .a hocht déc,
MacCarthy 186. 13 (LL). ib. 200. 14 . PH 5003 .sé déc TBC
25 1039 Y.a dó dhéag, TSh. 44. 25 (mod.id.).bliadain ar
a cóic dec sixteenyears LL 47 b 11 .in dara déag, in treas
d. ¤ , Ir. Nen. 118. 3 , 4 .fa dó déc twelvetimes MR 242. 8 .
—Substantives are joined with `di':a secht déc do
dagbliadnaib, MacCarthy 200. 14 ; this construction is far
30rarer than (b).aill deac onetwelfth , lateraile d. ¤ viimad
rann cethorchat aili deac brotto, Bcr. 18½ erpais Patraic
aili deac Érenn dó, Trip. 82. 24 . Laws i 234. 17 ; ii 60. 1 ;
v 212. 22 ; 252. 20 ; 332. 29 .oile dhécc ITS v .
(b) with subst. (inserted between the unit anddeac):
35 trí mís deacc, Bvi. 21 .dí míli déec, Wb 15 b 1 .ala laa
deacc, Bvi. 39 .ala rann deac, Bcr. 18½ d .cóic cét déc
1500 TBC 18 .in darna huair déag MR 106. 12 .isin
seachtmad bliadain déc TBC 347 Y. MOD.trí míosa déag
thirteenmonths;an treas mí déag &c.—Between the unit
40and the ten only one subst. is allowed, except in instances
of the type `secht trichait cét déac' TBC 189 LU ( ib. 192 ,
301 ).—Adjectives and genitives belonging to the subst.
followdeac:dá mí deacc æscidi, Bvi. 23 .dá chlár déc
ségdai sescat SR 4232 .ala rann deac brotto, Bcr. 18½ d .
45 dá mí deac gréne, Bvi. 23 .ar chúic ungaib dec argait SR
7712 .im secht macaib déc Dedad MR 212. 8 .
II Pl. teens , only Mod.-Ir. (modelled on English).ní
ḟuil sí as a déagaibh fós she is not out of her teens yet GJ
v 9 a .tá sé ag dul insna déagaibh he is advancing in his
50teens
Dinn. Cf. tā sé ag dol sa céaddéagaibh san aos
(Blask.), of an old feeble person.
MOD. See above.aon déag(pron.aonéag) W.K. As
to the stress in cpd. numerals likecúig bhliadhna déag, see
Quiggin § 487 . Seanchaint 136 .

55 déed,Déed adjv.déeid,Deeid.

déeid adj(i.e. deëid),déed,déid,deid,deeth; -é-, Wb
25 c 19 . Mil 106 b 12 . 131 d 11 .—Mid.-Ir.déaith( LL
54 a 12 , accent intended for e; FM ii 786. 6 f.b. ),deaith
(not =de-áithas generally supposed). The identity ofdéid
60anddéaithis proved by BB 422 a 51 :dáine deaithi saidbri
sadaili dogrés lucht na hAisia, and 423 b 9 :beith i sídh
┐ i caenchomrag ┐ deaithe, compared with TTr.² 334 :
lucht na hAsiae...bith i síth ┐ cáinchomrac ┐ i ndess dogrés.
With Mil 35 c 25 :amal bith espach nó deid,cf. Laws iii
65170. 4 :na codnaig deaithi...amuil esbaigh iat.—In late
MSS also spelleddegaith: H 3. 18,599 =deaith, CCath.
1483 ( D iv 2,11 a β 16 ).
INFLEXION & ORIG. Italo-Celt. †de-sed-. If, as is likely,
thenpr. Deed(v. Deeid) is the same word, this points to an
5oldo-stem†de-sedo-(mediaeval Lat.desidus), agreeing with
thea s. déed(Wb), and then p. deethfordeeith(Mil). The
abstractdéessdoes not prove the existence of an Ir.deed-
= Lat.deses.—Fordeeid(i):deed(o),cf. etarcnaid:
etarcnad.
10(a) -o-:a s. m. déed, Wb 25 c 19 . -o- or -d-:n p. annun-
dan deethni, Mil 120 b 3 (if =deeith-ni).
(b) -i-: the usual Old-Ir. and the only Mid.-Ir. infl.n s.
deeid, Bcr. 33 a 6 .deid, Mil 30 d 23 , 24 . 35 c 25 .—deáith
(déaith leg.) LL 54 a 12 .deaith LB 238 a 16 . 241 a 26
15 f.b. BB 297 a 10 . 308 a 20 . Rawl. 116 b 13 .—g s. deeid,
Mil. 82 c 5 .—a s. deaith BB 263 b 3 .—d s. déid, Mil 106 b 12 .
deid, 85 c 34 .déait FMA.D.1015 .—n p. deedi, Aug.-Cr.
8 c 2 .deaithe, Laws iii 170. 4 . BB 422 a 51 .—g p. deaith,
ib. 170. 24 .—d p. déedib, Mil 131 d 11 .—ADV. indeid Mil
20 35 c 34 .codeaith SG 330. 34 .
Explained asdi-aith(i.e. áith):d. ¤ .i. ní háith LB 241 a
26 f.b. CZ iii 224 § 12 .
ILike Lat.deses idle,unemployed;aversetotoilor
labour,inactive . It translates Lat.otiosus, Mil 35 c 25 :
25 uelut hotiosus interrogat .i. amal bith espach nó deid; ib.
106 b 12 . LB 238 a 16 :non esset bonitas otiosa ac
maiestas .i. deaith nó dímáin. Lat.deses, Mil 131 d 11 .
Bcr. 33 a 6 .—Joined toespach, Mil 35 c 25 (cf. Laws iii
170. 4 , 24 ); todímáin LB 238 a 16 ;sádail BB 422 a 51 ,
30quoted above.—corripite inquietos .i. inn áis déed caras
foigdi cáich, Wb 25 c 19 .nirsat étaid nirsat deáith of a
quiet or indolent disposition
LL 54 a 12 = TBC 43 . (b)
subst. ad conuincendos desides .i. donaib déedib betis
chloithib, Mil 131 d 11 .ní dírenar nach deaith BB 297
35a 10 ( IT iii 28 ). 308 a 20 .
II Careless,unconstrained,unembarrassed,undistressed,
atease , translating Lat.securus. Glossed bysádail H 3. 18,
599 . secure.i. ind(eid) .i. cen deithidin do dénum, Mil 35
c 34 .si desit is...quem securus consilii sui faciat esse
40participem grauis illi uita ducetur .i. is samlaid is deid som
ma arí in fer so. maní nairi immurgu ní deid ┐ is brónach
a bethu, 30 d 24 . ib. 30 d 23 .securi oris, gl.in geno deeid,
82 c 5 . gl.securi, ib. 120 b 3 . Aug. Cr. 8 c 2 .—Synon.
nemṡnímach: co deaith n., CCath. 1483 . —Of a dog,submis-
45sive,meek :adnaigit (sc.na coin) co deaith ┐ co riarach cen
frithorcain do SG i 330. 34 ( BB 263 b 31 ). RC xxiv 174. 10
(YBL).
Obs.during the 11th century.—Hencedeaithe de-sidia,
q.v.