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epscopóitecht n f.(epscopóite) bishopric,diocese: hi
65cCill na Mullach i n-epscopóittecht Corcaighe diocese of
Cork
FM iii 340w(a.1251).in eapscoboitteacht Cluana
216.4 . Seeespocóitecht.

equinoctás n theequinox: techt dar equinoctás PH
3511 .arsin [ = arin ?]n-equinoctus errchaide, CCath. 2327 .
5 Cf. ecenocht.

er: n auraicept .i. eraicept, ar er gach toiseach, Auraic.
1 . Hence, probably: ur.i. tosach, Lec. Gl. 1 .`úr' gach
tosach, Metr. Gl.,D 25 .Cf. ur.i. tuisech, Corm. Y
1291 (urla). Probably =air-.

10 1 ér adj noble,great: am sruth úasal hér, Ériu iv 132.28 .
ainder ér arnaid, Met. Dinds. iv 236.27 .as uasal ┐ hér
in t-herus`high' Dinds. 117 (cf. is Érerus úasal ( : glé-
denus), Met. Dinds. iv 214.72 ).ér uasaldicitur , Fél.
Jan. 1gl. LB.er .i. uasal, Lec. Gl. 2 (probably ref. to:
15 erndail...i. eur uasal,etc., Auraic. 2689 .da eur dul .i. da
uasal dul 2694 ).er .i. úasal, O'Cl. ,.i. mór,ib. er .i.
morut esttenga tar tál n-erderg, O'Dav. 764 ( = prefix
air-?).airchendech .i. ér-chend-ogh .i. uasal cenn comlán,
ib. 2 .er .i. fir .i.uerum ut est: dilla er amiris. dilla demin
20dochae, O'Mulc. 479 .er sir noverum utdilla er amiris,
Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 209 < H 3.18,p. 81a (cf. da ernail
.i. da fhir-innell, Auraic. 338 ;érrenderedfírmay belong
to2 ér q.v.). Here perhaps:cú othair érEmna FB 68 .
in:is terc againn érchara`noble friends' Miscell. Celt.
25Soc. 330.11 , we should probably readénchara scarcely a
single friend
.

2 ér-,ǽr- an intens.particle, usually aspref.; also
found alone in Ml, but probably not to be considered as
an independent word ( Ped. ii § 361 Anm.). very , used in
30Ml to render Lat.tam, per-:iarsind escumlúd ǽrfotu(gl.
post tam longum degressum) Ml 126b1 .induine n-ǽrad-
blam(tam pronum) 53a23 .ol ata n-ǽrdru[a]ilidi(gl.quod
tam corrupti sint) 76a4 .ǽrchomthaircidib(gl.tam
conrogatis) 66d10 . Withcompar.:ni feil ní bed ærdas-
35achtchu(gl.nihil tam insanum est) 60b2 . With adv. :
ærtheste(gl.tam effuse) 58d10 .inn aéradblaim(gl.tam
pronam) 53a22 . Before pref.:ǽrdegmainech(gl.tam
beneficus) 71b15 .Cf. n-ærsu[a]c[u]buir(gl.quam...accep-
tissimam) 67c8 .
40 ní ǽrmall roscribad, Thes. ii,xxi (marg. noteon Sg 195b ).
ér-ellam .i. adbul-ellam(gl. on:érlam, Hy i 46 ), Thes. ii
305.45 .Cf. assa érchain corann`whose crown is very
fair
' Fél. Nov. 25 .erchian ó ṡuidiu, Prol. 122 (gl..i.
adbulchianLB. Stowe Gl. 360 ).in t-ǽr éradbul LB
45 205a17 = Alex. 15 .
Alone (see above): gl.tam:ǽr Ml 55d12 . 58c8 .
101a14 . 124a4 , d16 .áer 88d11 .indǽr (gl.tam [solide])
115c5 .ǽr(per[pauci]) 117c1 .Cf. 1 ér.

3 ér n(Heb. ?) keeping,guarding: na raibh tuis na bfeart
50da eur (.i. coimhéd)`may the king of miracles hold him not
in keeping
' ZCP iii 378.18 =dá ér (.i. da choimhét), v
484 § 8 .

-éra: xseeernaid.

éra n f.(vn.oféraid,q.v.) IGT,Decl. § 3 . refusing, a
55 refusal (usually with the gen. of person to whom refusal
is made andimmof thing refused; rarely withré n-
of person):ferr bec éra better a little than a refusal LL
345d4 = Anecd. iii 197 . ZCP vi 261.7 (ina éra).ní ba
éra or E. rotbia it shall not be a refusal...thou shalt have it
60 LL 114b12 = RC viii 48.12 .aderim gan era rígh
Erenn not to refuse the king Ériu iii 158.24 .bar n-éra
nír chleacht, a chléirchi IGT,Decl. ex. 836 .ben nár chuir
eól ar an éra has not learnt to refuse Studies 1920, 419 .a
dhúin...geis duit éra re n-aoidhibh [leg.-idh] to repulse
65a guest
23 L 17,64a = Ir. Monthly 1920, 544 .ni foghtar
fer a éra a man to deny him (reject his claims to kingship?)
ZCP ii 338.5 .[T. Mac S.] d'ecc, nir chin a chomhaosa
dia chinedh...ar ar luccha éra aon nduine inás none of
his coevals...thought worse of refusing (largess
,etc.,to),
5 anyone FM v 1788.6 .niconfil gnim...no geissed do C.
ar mad era di`there is nothing which she might ask that
would be refused to her
' Lism. L. p. 327.14 . Withdo-
beir:mallachais do D. arin n-era doratsat na iascairi fair,
Todd Lect. v 33.15 = Trip. 146.7 .ro diultus doet
10tucus era fair TBC p. 7 n. 3 .as fair nach fetaid daine
era do tabairt 5470 (St).an duine nach tuc éra ar
neach riam RC xviii 49.15 .gid sochaide tanic do[t]
tochmarc-su tucais era forro uili, Aen. 688 .an inghen tuc
eura tochmairc ar macoibh riogh an domhain ITS v 112.19 .
15In the follg. exx. some part ofdo-beiris probably to be
understood:A. fó méla...iar n-era for Mael C., LL 133a26 .
ní fētta éra fair`there was no refusing him' Aisl. MC 9.6 .
co ndigelad forru a n-era fair(subj. gen. here) LB 275a40 =
SG 59.8 (`that he would be revenged on them for their
20denial
'
SG ii 61 ).dus in mberadh éra uadh to see if he should be refused
by him
(?) Anecd. ii 68 z .
téit (do-téit) fo éra departswith arefusal: na dighis-sea
fó era that thou mayst not go away after being refused
25 Lism. L. 1523 .ní dechaid clerech fa era úaid LL 303b38
= RC xiii 84.15 .in ndechaid nech uaibh fo era bhidh
`did anyone go from you after being refused food?' Lism. L.
1933 .Cf. ni thuidchid co n-eru BDD 28 .
gan a leiccen fo éra not to let him go with a refusal
30 BNnÉ 248.13 .innisid...a héra immon gcoire how the
caldron was refused to her
MR 56.16 .m'éara fá mhnaoi
a wife to be refused to me ML 42.8 .