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éccíallach adj o-ā(neg. ofcíallach)wanting sense,foolish:
eigciallach v.l.ofeccrionna BNnÉ 244 (18th cent. MS.).

éccíallaid,-e adj(cíall) (a)wanting sense,irrational:
for graigibh eciallaidibh na n-echradh, CCath. 3127 .na
5mbótháinteadh ┐ na n-anmann n-eicciallaidh FM vi 2016.15 .
do bhethodhachaibh égciallaidhe, O'Hussey T.C. 28 .gona
bheathadhchuibh égiallaidhe, Luc. Fid. 34 .ré brumachaibh
éigciallaidhe, TSh. 3438 . (b)beside oneself ;frantic,head-
strong: urrach allmarda écíallaidhe`a savage, frantic
10haul
' CCath. 1829 .do éirigh...a mhuinter go hécciallaidh
allmharadha ITS v 36 .eirge at[h]lam eigiallaidhi do denam,
Celt. Rev. iv 12.1 . YBL 337b8 . 338a7 .ón chath ḟossaidh
éigiallaidh`stubborn headstrong fighters' TD 16.56 .

éccíallda: adjseeéccíalla.ré hóig-eachaibh éigciallda
15( =jumentis insipientibus Ps. xlviii 13 ) TSh. 1391 .Cf.
preceding.

eccim ? adj at-chondairc sí cruth ┐ comdelb, heccim ┐
écosc, timthach ┐ arm ┐ erriud...cach miled fo leith
LL 221a5 = TTr. 280 .Cf. cindas na hecgmi na taicgme
20bhá tecat Ulaid isin tulaig TBC 5164 .sochraid indas ind
eícmi ┐ inn airm ┐ inn eirrid LL 231ax = TTr. 1041
( =indas in toichmi TTr². 498 . LL 402b23 ).Cf. LL
236b1 , cited underéicne(end of art.).

éccin(n)te adj(neg. ofcinnte) undetermined , hence (a)
25 uncertain,doubtful: rop ecindti leó a toighecht doridisi D iv
2,41 [39]vb 6 .gurab obann éigcinnte uair an bháis,
TSh. 785 . Assubst.in an extended sense :imdha a huilc
'sa héigcinnte`her evils and uncertainties' O'Gr. Cat. 466 .
(b) indefinite: im fiachaib eiccindti`indefinite debts'
30 Laws v 122 Comm. ceart .i. im cinnti, dlige .i. um ecinnte
`indefinite claims' 162 (gl. on :tech as nacon damar ceart
na dlige do duine 160 ).a bfearund in fir na damund cert um
cindti, na dliged um ecinnte 206 Comm. iv 52.14 Comm.
nuimhir éccinnte do mhuintir an gobernora FM v 1844 .
35 uimhir éigcinnte(opp. toáireamh cinnte a definite number)
Content. vi 86 . TSh. 7862 . (c) infinite,unlimited: Gailian
Ipocráid amhra | gér bh' égcinnte a n-eladhna, O'Gr. Cat.
556.5 .go bpianaibh éigcinnte gan ḟoircend, O'Hussey TC
131 .naomhthacht éigcinnte nách éidir do mhedoghadh 94 .

40 éccin(n)tech adj o-ā(neg. ofcinntech), (a) indefinite,undeter-
mined(in sense, extent or number),uncertain: is ecintech
in gním arafolmathar(gl.futurum cum incertum sit) Sg
147b4 .is ecintech in tert-persan the third person is indefinite
211b10 .athgabail ecinntech`not the exact measure (of
45the claim but) distress
' Laws i 64.19 Comm. smachtgilli
ecinntech 276.8 Comm. (tar ceart no dligedh .i.) im
fiachuib cinntacha .i. im ecinntach ascertained debts...not
ascertained
ii 70.9 Comm. saor ┐ daor .i. cinntech ar
ecinntech sin ar na uile daine i Senchas Mar certain for
50uncertain
(i.e.definite, fixed categories) i 42.3 Comm.
The phr.cinntech ar éccintechis frequently applied to the
use of a definite number to express an unascertained one
like Engl. in round numbers: cet cell cosa taet tonn mara
┐ cintech ar ecintech ann ACC 93 ( RC xx 270 ).cóic cét
55óenach immosech | cid cintech ar écintech, Met. Dinds. iv
158 . Hence, with no number expressed, to denotea vast
indefinite number: co ro marbhadh cinntech ar eccintech
díobh`an unascertained number' FM vi 2028 z .cinntech
ar eccinntech da gach cenel eiscc[sic leg.] Leb. Gab. i 266 .
60(b)infinite, unbounded, innumerable:is cindtech ┐ is
eicindtech...airem muintiri nime .i. cindtech em i lleth fria
Dia ┐ ecindtech i leth fria dainib YBL 169b28 = PH 6217 .
airem ar immatt eccintech reckoning an infinite number
CCath. 4401 .robo aiream for eccinteach, Expug. Hib.
65 37 .