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do-ecmaing v(*to-in-com-icc-, Ped. ii 555 ) Indic. pres. 3 s.
do-nd-ecmaing, Ml. 54a7 . do-n-ecmaiṅg, Sg. 40a16 . tecmaiṅg,
10 9a11 , 29a1 . tecming, 161a1 . décmaing, LL 291b3 . tecmoing,
FM ii 596 , etc. 3 pl. doecmungat, Ml. 63c8 . thecmoṅgat, Sg.
2a10 . Impf. 3 s. tecmainged, Mon. Tall. 129.19 . Subj. pres. 3
s. do-n-ecmai, Mon. Tall. 146.19 . do-t-eccme, 160.10 .
do-ecma, Laws iii 252 , ii 114 . cid do-m-ecma , IT iii 63 § 129 .
15 nach-an-tecma, Fél. Jan. 10 . dia tecmai , Laws v 372 . dia
tecma , v 166 , etc. ? dosnecmaither, O'C. 2006 ( H. 4. 22 32 ).
Impf. 3 s. doecmoised, Wb. 5d26 . do-nd-ecmised, Mon. Tall.
143.6 . thecmaised, 133 . Pret. 3 s. (depon.) tecmoncuir, Mon.
Tall. 153.19 . teccomnocuir, Wb. 10a4 . to-nd-echomnuchuir
20(ch = cc), Camb. 38a ( Thes. ii 247 ). do-m-chaomnacuir, Mon.
Tall. 144 . doecomnacair, Trip. 390 . do-coemnacair, BDD
157 . teccomnacuir, Corm. Y 1018 = docoemnacair, Laud .
tegmocair, ZCP xiii 262.13 . Pass. pres. s. tecmongur, Mon.
Tall. 162.11 . ?pret. s. dorecmacht, LL 273b5 .
25Secondary formations. From pres. stem, pret. 3 s. dorec-
maiṅg, TBC 2025 , cf. 1292 and Lism. L. 135 ; forecmaing, ib.
barecmaing, LL 264b32 . rotecmaing, Lism. L. 175 . 3 pl.
dorecmaingetar, IT iii 185 ( BB 260b49 , YBL 181b31 ). From
subj. stems. Indic. pres. 3 s. doeccaim, CCath. 4907 , 5005 (dos-
30feccaim, 3661 ). doeccaimh, FM v 1870 , Hugh Roe 294 .
doecaiph, Auraic. 4323 . teccaim, BB 435a44 . fristegaim,
YBL 167b5 . teaguimh, IGT Introd. § 22 (9.14) . Later tec-
maid, mod. teagmhuidh. Imperf. 3 s. nothecmad, LL 168a4 .
3 pl. tecmaitis, CCath. 5730 . Subj. impf. 3 s. ma tecmadh ,
35 ZCP viii 111 . da tegmad , BColm. 94 , etc. Perf. 3 s. dorécaim,
TBC 116 ( LL 54b36 ), doreccaim, Hugh Roe 192 . doreagaim,
MR 178 . barrecaim, CRR 23 , 36 , cf. TBC 4758 . barrecaib,
TBC 2897 , 4631 . arrecaim, 2 . Fut. 3 s. tecēma, TBC 1265 ,
1285 . tegéma, ZCP viii 213.5 . teigeomha, Prov. xii 21 .
40A mod. variant of this stem is teangmh-.
Also do-ecmaic, giving indic. pres. (pret.?) 3 s. doecmaic,
RC ix 456 . da-ecmaic, LU 1540 . do-nn-ecmaic, Fél. Dec. 24 .
tecmaicc, LL 161a35 . tecmaicid, LB 158a53 . 3 pl. doecmaitt-
sium, Anecd. ii 23 .
45 Vn. tecmang, tecmáil.
See IGT Verbs § 2 .
I As trans. vb. hits (a mark, etc.), strikes ; this is possibly the
original meaning, cf. ecmaing (see 1 ad-cumaing), or may be
borrowed from the latter verb: gabais L. cloich . . . ┐ díbaircid
50dí conda ecmaic tar a luthain struck her, MU² 1049 . ba erchor
tecmaicc, Met. Dinds. iii 108 . conid-ro-marb ┐ décmaing
a chend dé, RC xiii 460 .
II Like do-cuirethar, used as impers. vb. with accus. and
follg. adverbial phrase or equivalent: d-an-ecmaing he hap-
55pens to be (in a place, condition, etc.). Later the impers.
constr. passes into a personal one, and in cases where the
noun is sing. it is often impossible to decide whether it is
subj. or obj. of vb. (a) is menic dondecmaing it is often the
case is such
, Ml. 54a7 . acht dond-ecmaing a ní-siu gl. fortunae
60casu, Sg. 137b5 . doecmaic aní sin that may be so, RC ix 456
(do fomaing, v.l.). la dēcsin a chrotha gil | la cach n-ōin is
indeithbir, | mina tegma (degma, MS.) . . . cēill n-āith n-aire-
traim n-imglain unless . . . sense be there (along with beauty),
ZCP vi 267 . bid fāilid frim dām(īn]e | cia do-mecma cēt
65marcach though I should happen to be (accompanied by) a
hundred horsemen
(cét m. dat. of accompaniment?), IT iii 63 ,
cf. Bruchst. i § 166 . cingit chorma didiu intan do-n-ecmaic
ni hebar deog di when it happens to be at hand (?), LB 9b40 .
lom medc-usci ind domnaich ma tecme if it is forthcoming (?),
70 Mon. Tall. 143 . da fítt chert chutrume cid mín cid anmín
dondecme whether it happens to be delicate or coarse fare, 161 .
conad air[e] nach lamaid daene a tadall acht mines-tegmad
troich unless they should be persons doomed to death, Todd
Nenn. 210 ( BB 256b49 ). bid na sūili dūnta muna tegmaidh
75osguilti go haicideach iad, 3 C 19, 72 va 11 . antand do-n-ec-
maing aircend praindo when it is the end of a meal, Mon. Tall.
148 . ma teccmai lith laithe if it happen to be a festival day,
Laws v 396 . mani teccmai Lugnasad, 406 . mad immalde
fris doteccme if thou happen to be beside him, Mon. Tall. 160 .
80 barrecaim Conall ir-remthús resna sluagaib, CRR 36 . is and
barrecaib-sium in-airthiur Ái, TBC 2897 . gach cor nochuiredh
dhe, nothegmadh frais do dhealgaibh sgiach ann there would
be a quantity of thorns in any part of the bush he might move
into
, Buile S. 22 . acht ma tecmadh secht tengta filed i cinn
85aenduine though there were seven tongues of poets in one man's
head
, ZCP viii 111 . ni roleicceadh tathamh . . . dona Spáin-
neachaibh doeccaimh i Rinn Chorráin who happened to be in
R.
, Hugh Roe 294 (prob. impers.). da tegmad a Carnn ingine
Briain he, Lec. 167a note. a n-aón-ionadh ina tteigeobhadh é,
Ériu v 100 . isin deidendáil thennta i tecomnaccair a mbiodh-
5bhadha aca in the strait difficulty in which they had their
enemies
, FM vi 2280 . isin ccúil chumhaing i teacomhnagair
i teannta occa n-esccairdibh, Hugh Roe 148 . Folld. by prep.
denoting motion: muna dteagmha chuige catha coimthiugha,
ML 134 . na déra dolécet . . . is amlaid hi tecma i n-ucht in
10Duileman they fall into, Ériu ii 194 (v.l., LB 202b55 ). co
ttecomhnacair an ccraoisicch ccruaidhrighin hi tula édain
don eoch, Hugh Roe 256 . condaecmaing dar leic a hochta do
Ecsi (of a missile), Anecd. ii 54 . is edh dosfeccaim-si, i mmul-
lach a sūlu cli do S. (of an arrow; saiget, f.), CCath. 3661 .
15 a tecmadh isin muir dibh whatever (missiles) fall into the sea,
2014 .
(b) In follg. exx. vb. appears to be in pers. (and hence
intrans.) constr.: combad i n-aimsir na nAed . . . no thecmad
int anmanna sin this creature lived in the time of, LL 168a4
20( SG ii 480 ). co trascair . . . cach ni teccaim ar a ceann
overthrows all before it (of a flood), BB 435a44 . an tan tea-
guimh .th. a ndiaigh .n. when `th' happens to follow `n', IGT
Introd. 9 . feudaidh an sagart eile theagmhas do láthair an
tAifrionn do chríochnughadh who happens to be present,
25 Eochairsg. 122 . docoemnacair coirthe cloche fo chossaib
Maicc C., BDD 157 (impers.?). gur gemel . . . doreagaim itir
cāch dā curaid there was a fetter between each two heroes, MR
178 . cách hi crích a thíre fesin nó hi crích ina tecmai (hi
tecma, v.l.) or any (other) territory he may chance to be in, Ériu
30 ii 206 , cf. Anecd. iii 21 . itharna | mad dia tecma i l-lithadba
should it perchance be in a feasting-hall, Corm. Y 69 . muna
theagmadh lucht a freastail ina focraibh da ḟoiridin had not . . .
been near to help him
, CF 51 . teccomnacuir Find fecht n-and
i Tethbai cona féin ┐ luid for cuairt selgae, Corm. Y 1018
35(= tanic, LB). dorecmaingetar maithi fear nErenn ic ól fesi
Temrach, IT iii 185 ( BB 260b49 ). intan tecaim in lán mara
ac diraim, CCath. 1971 . doreccaimh díreim dia mharcslogh
occ sireadh na n-oirer happened to be reconnoitring, Hugh
Roe 62 . cidh be aga thegmonn fiabras whoever has a fever,
40 24 P 22, 183.4 . dá dteagmhadais airm agom if I had arms,
MR 278 . co tecmaitis na marcaigh foena fo a cossaib were
prostrate
, CCath. 5730 . conid tecmaing cucci in fennid cétna,
Ériu iv 22 ( LL 106a20 ). mongēnair ecclas . . . gos tecmaig fer
grāidh eccnaid, RC xxxviii 346 . in tecmait dochum ifirn?
45 are we going to hell? RC xiv 48 . gébé againn chum a teigémadh
macám, SG 302 . tracht i tecaib tond, LL 147a11 (PRIA xix
546). imaseach doecmaitt-sium they come down in turns (of
ebb and flow), Anecd. ii 23 . tecema il-laind a scéith will
alight
(of a missile), TBC 1265 . dia mad me notecmad tair,
50 BB 407a41 . In follg. instances perh. pass.: fecht robaoi
tecmongar celdag hi Cluain mac Nóis `there arose a contention',
Mon. Tall. 162 . dorecmacht aenach i Taltin lais a fair was
held by him
, LL 273b5 .
III As intrans. vb. (a) happens, occurs, takes place (pers.
55and impers.): ol donecmaing gl. quod accidit, Sg. 40a16 .
donaib hí thecmoṅgat gl. de accidentibus, 2a10 . tecmaing
amin it happens thus, 29a1 . dia cóicc mbliadhna seasccat . . .
tecmoing sin, FM 917 (ii 596) . riasiu tecma bēt nó pudar,
Hy. vi 10 Comm. ( Thes. ii 351 ). mar 'tberad Midir, maith
60dit, | dia tecma if it come to pass (is done) as M. said, Met.
Dinds. iii 456 . madh ona cūsibh so tecmus an íta if the thirst
arise from these causes
, 23 P 10, 33a4 . gurob o spasmus . . .
tig ┐ teagmaidh se (i.e. grinding the teeth), 3b54 . accidunt
. . . morbi .i. tegmaidh a foirimill an cuirp galar, 58.1 . truag,
65a Dé, do tecgmais it has turned out ill, Arch. iii 240 (= do-t-
ecgmais?). Folld. by vn. phrase or subord. clause: tecmaing
buith briathar huadib-sem it happens that verbs are (derived)
from them, Sg. 156a2 . tecmaing a buith hi comsuidigud,
212b9 . doeigemud a mbeth ar in espuc a aenur it might happen
70that (these grades) were (united) in the bishop
, Laws v 54 . mas
re deithbiris doecma rucadh sis hi if it were through accidental
necessity it was taken down
, iii 252 . dia tecma comadh calma
do S. inās duitsiu if S. should prove to be braver than you, Ériu
v 152 . adubairt go ndeachatar . . . ┐ dia ttegmhadh nach
75raghdaoiss, Fl. Earls 24 . tecomnacair gur ro iadh nathair
nemidhe ina timchell, Leb. Gab. 196 . rotecmaing gur ben
mu cheann re cloich, Lism. L. 175 .
With infd. dat. pron. happens to: ced donecmai bás ind if
he chance to die for it
, Mon. Tall. 146 . náchantecma drochrann,
80 Fél. Jan. 10 . gidh dom thegmadh, ZCP viii 544 . domchaom-
nacuir airisem hi fothrucud I chanced to stay in the bath, Mon.
Tall. 144 . dus in fesad int imned do-sn-eacmaing, RC vi
174.22 (YBL), in n-imniuth do-tocoemnacair, ib. (Eg.).
ciped dosnecmad on tráth co araile whatever should befall her,
85 RC viii 150 . is ē beirius a domuine ma dosneacmu, Laws ii
284 Comm. (if it fall to him? but perh. -sn- is here fem. accus.
pron. referring to domuine, vb. being impers.; cf. ib. 114 :
ma dosnecma dí, i.e. dont ṡáire).
Generally folld. by DO (FRI): foditu chruche . . . am[ail]
tondechomnuchuir dundaib abstalaib, Camb. 38a ( Thes. ii
5247 ). amal bid dúib doecmoised as though it had happened to
you
, Wb. 5d26 . inna fochaide ┐ inna n-ingramman doec-
mungat dūnni gl. accidentium, Ml. 63c8 . ni do cach brēthir
tecming persona not every verb is personal, Sg. 161a1 . tec-
maing dond folud hísin gl. qualitatis (i.e. the category of
10quality is added as determinant to that of mere substance),
30a17 , 18 . maith in cherd gaiscid donecmaic do Choinc[h]u-
laind, TBC² 1699 . go tteacmhann do gach aon dip in fortūn
. . . bhus toltanach la Dia, Fl. Earls 180 . budh maith tegmas
good shall befall her, ZCP i 125 . do innis dóibh . . . gach
15nidh do theangmhadh dhoibh, ZCP ii 550 . um gach éin-
chinnemhain notheigēmadh dhóip, Fl. Earls 60 . d'egla go
tteigeómhadh a leithéid so do chás dhuinn, MacAingil 109 . do
thionnsgain sé na neithe do theigéumhadh dhó d'innisin
dóibh, Mark x 32 . teicēmaid toirc[h]es duit ┐ bēra dā ingen,
20 ZCP vii 308 . na mna . . . do nach tecmand clann, 23 P 10,
35a60 . ní teagmand clann di, 23 Q 5, 46.38 . mac cleiriuch dia
tecmai oen inna cinath-sa who happens to commit one of these
sins
, Ériu vii 170 . is and barecmaiṅg dóib sin bith ar múr
Temra, MU² 362 . da tegmad dam dul ar leth, BColm. 94 .
25 tocaomnacair do Diarmaid ┐ do Blathmac . . . conid eiter a
lāmaib rothathamir Cúrui, Mon. Tall. 153 . da tecma don
curp allus do teacht de if the body should happen to perspire,
23 P 10, 6a25 . With FRI (RE, LE): urcoid teagmus re bunait na
fethedh which occurs to, 23 P 10, 4a16 . cipé tan no tecmudh
30frit amal dorala do-som, ZCP iv 390 . do digail an anndligid
forsin foirind fris tegaim ferg De, YBL 167b5 .
(b) Esp. is or comes in the way of, meets with DO, FRI, AR
(FOR). As in the case of do-cuirethar the construction here
seems to have been orig. that of a trans. impers. vb., cf. the
35follg. exx.: cach inad a tecmad clanna Néill dá chéili ┐
Connacht[a] wherever the Clan N. and the men of Connacht
met each other
, SG 50 . nā tegmad thū do nech inā nech duit,
RC xii 348 . cia bith ara tecmainged dóib, Mon. Tall. 129
(do-ecmaing dom ar . . . I meet). doregaimh araill (sic leg.)
40don gasraidh tul i tul do he encountered a band . . . face to face,
Hugh Roe 156 . robeired coscar do na huilib rígaib nothec-
mad ris, SG 391 . romuigheadh rompa for na sluaghaibh
teagmhadh riu, Hy Fiachr. 22 .
With personal construction: teit in fer . . . ┐ tecmhaing
45rón dó he came upon a seal, Lism. L. 1640 . in lucht tiagait tar
dorus Dúid amach . . . tecmaicid drochut doib, LB 158a53 .
is dóigh leo . . . gurab í an comuirle is ferr tecmus dóib `that
the best counsel befalls them
', Maund. 21 . aroile ridire . . .
tegmaic doib-sen forsan sét, Fl. Earls 134 . tecmaid . . .
50Muire mór do mnai Jacim, Arch. iii 244 . an t-ionnad at-
teagmha dhuit ailbhín do thorcaibh, ZCP ii 552 . co rothecaim
dó annsin tor he chanced to come to a tower, Lec. 602b24 . iss
andsin barrecgaim echlach . . . do Chonchobar, TBC 4758 .
doecomnacair dremm do Bretnaib doib, Trip. 390 . doreccaim
55dhó for a chinn aroile duine, Hugh Roe 192 . dorecmaingetar
triar do-sum ag im[decht] na conairi, YBL 176b1 . teiche-
mhaid laech dhuit ar an sligid, Lism. L. 3456 . teccemhaidh
occ-laech . . . don ti bherus mo chorp-sa lais, BNnÉ 94 . an
céadchrann do theigéamhadh dhó the first tree he should find,
60 Keat. ii 2686 . beannughadh do chrois ┐ don comharsain an
tan theigéumhaid dhúinn, Parrth. Anma 17 . secip foradh-
chnoc . . . i n-a tteicemadh imat snechta ┐ oigridh dó on which
he should find a quantity of snow and ice
, Fl. Earls 192 . With
FRI: tegmaid gilla Bríain . . . re gilla Taidg, ZCP viii 231 .
65 doeccaimh cobhlach na bainrioghna friú, FM v 1870 . gerbó
mor an glenn nothegmadh fris, Buile S. 176 . teigemhad
sa friut iar ttriochad bliadhan, BNnÉ 103 . teagmhadh
mathghamhuin ré duine let a bear meet a man, Prov. xvii 12 .
dá teagma riut duine maith, O'Gr. Cat. 119 . do ghalaraibh
70le at-teagmhaidis diseases they might meet with, ZCP ii 550 .
With AR (FOR): ní cian dochuaid innte in tan tecmaic ar in
ndúil diablaide, SG 290 . na srotha . . . an trat[h] tegmas
talam lac soscailti orra when they come to loose soluble soil, Ir.
Astr. Tr. 40 . nó cu teagma ort nuimir óir na bliadna-sa until
75you hit on the golden number
, O'Gr. Cat. 303 . nó co teagmad
ort an silla atái d'iaraidh, 300 . imthigem in cruindi . . . co
tecema forn an maigden till we find the maiden, Grail 3248 . ná
cotail . . . dia tegmad drem folaid ort lest an ambush fall upon
thee
, ZCP vi 272 .