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éccomnart n o,n. weakness; atask,situation,etc.,to
55which one's powers are not equal
: tánaisi d'éc éccomnart
SC 30 .garbthenn dos-rimmart cuairt cacht, | dos n-armchell
cech n-ecomnart SR 6552 .bera uaim comartha lat | not-
saerfa for ecomnart 3806 . BB 239 b 35 .nim-tainic-si
riam d'ecomnart ni nosamlaind fris. Cach ecomnart riam
60domfarraid, rolaas dim fom chumang, Fél. 94.5 = BNnÉ
301 .ba héccomhnart la Bres anní sin : demenair side ba
ní pudh moo dogegadh RC xii 66.18 .ná tairmesccadh
erḟúath no héccomnart sib`fear or feebleness' [?] RC xxiv
58.14 .mo máthair do brith a cacht | úair rosgnáthaig
65écomnart`she hath been used to tasks beyond her strength'
Ériu iv 98.2 .díbergaig Midi...tucsat d'Assal écomnart
(i.e.overpowered A.) Met. Dinds. iii 280 .ropad fortach-
taigthid do hi cech guasacht ┐ hi cech écomnart i mbiad,
Trip. 30.6 .nochan ḟaca a n-eccomhnart | neach nach
5diongnadh do chobair ZCP i 64.12 .dín m'athar aitchim-
si | re hudhacht re hégcoimnert (leg.re udacht écomnirt ?)
viii 202.26 .pl. ro innis in rí a ecomnarta(i.e.his inability
to pay the Boroma,etc.) RC xiii 44 = LL 296b27 .dogheubh-
am mór n-eccomnort trials beyond our powers ITS v 122 .
10 mor...d'imnedh ┐ d'eccomnart ro ḟodaimsiot, Cog. 4 .is
adbul a imned ┐ a eccomnart duind beith...ua rigsmacht
in rig TTebe 230 .Cf. ecomnart .i. inndliged...cidh ecomnart
robé ina comobair .i. cidh indlighedh bes ina comobair na
hatha no in muilinn`if there be weakness in its workmanship,
15i.e. if there be illegality
' O'Dav. 808 .

éccomrass adj notsmooth,rough(?) : lí na fairgge foratái
...is talam nad écomrass (: glass)`it is land and is not
rough
' Im. Brain 37 .Cf. npr.,m.:Ecomras mac Congaile
AU 696 .

20 éccomthromm (neg. ofcomthromm) adj I o-ā un-
equally balanced ;uneven;irregular;unfair,unjust: d s f.
trí nuimir egcomtruim, O'Gr. Cat. 289.30 .ní comthrom
cogadh Banba...atá a himlaoid egcomthrom`her alterna-
tive is all unequal
' (she has to fight against odds) 479.4 . n
25 II o,m. unfairness,bias;injustice;irregularity: ofrail
gacha hengobhann...cáor iarainn gan eccomtrom`of due
weight
' BNnÉ 205.11 .foidhideach ar gach éagcomh-
throm ┐ ar gach anfhochain every injustice TSh. 8084 .ar
son a n-egcomhthroim because of the injustice done to them
30 Fl. Earls 24.10 .éagcomhthrom na cuisleann irregularity
of the pulse
TSh. 1654 .
Cf. éccutrumma.

éccomúaimm n(neg. ofcomúaimm)falsealliteration:
[trefhocul] can écomfhuaim, Auraic. 5061 .can écom-
35fúaim 5212 .ecommuaim 2064 .ecommuaim n-eitig(a s.)
2066 .cen ecomuaim fidraid 5217 .Cf. éccúaimm.

éccomund ? ind ecomund, Auraic. 1942 ,v.l.ofec(c)uaim.

écconách n(neg. ofconách) ill fate,misfortune: a
hainṡén ┐ a hécconach her misfortune and her ill fate
40 FM vi 2294 .

éccond adj o-ā wanting in sense, without reasoning power ;
mentally
defective,irresponsible; assubst. one legally in-
capable ; a
minor, animbecile (see ZCP xiv 379 § 43 . 380 ) :
dia athair nírbo chialla | ferg fri mac noí certbliadna...dáig
45rofitir ba hécond, Met. Dinds. iv 132 .énirt cach n-écond
Arch. iii 228.85 .écond cach fuithi ib. 90 .dligid econd
imcomet, Anecd. iii 14 .faill do connaib cen imcomet cach
ecuind, Laws iii 500.21 .athgabail lobuir ecuind distress
from a sick imbecile
i 192.13 .on do econn`a loan to a
50deranged person
' v 370.4 .airligud de econn 372.5 .dul
ar éconn`to go security for an imbecile' Triads 235 .v s m.
a shir oig eguind anbhfesaigh ZCP vi 66.11 .g du. comrac
da eccond, Laws v 490.6 . (inn.l.)Ess Da Écconn, Leb.
Gab. i 26 .cuan Easa Dá Éagann TD 1.50 .Ros Inbhir
55dá ēgonn, Ériu viii 137 .pl. eccuind`imbeciles' Laws i 242.
12 (with gl..i. na meic beca no mir little boys or lunatics
244.29 ).mná meic scceo inghena, aos galair, eccuinn ┐
aos arsaidh` idiots ' FM v 1730 .urscar[t]ad rob ┐ eccond
driving away beasts and irresponsible persons(to guard them
60from accident) Laws v 156 n.5 .Of language : is ainndiuid
amnaireach econd tosach h'uraghaill foolish ZCP vi 26.14 .
Cf. máthir coctha coisicartha eccuinn, O'Dav. 1212
(Stokes would read :c. coscartha, but the meaning seems to
bethe—? of an incapable is a source of war;leg. coisecrad
65e. ¤ ?). See alsoéccodnach.