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4 í, indeclin. pronom. demonstrativeparticle, accented.
In O.Ir., was nasalised in the same cases asadj.In Mid.Ir.
no exx. of nasalisation.
55 I (a) Rarely used alone as demonstrative (see Thurn.
KZ xlviii 52f .) :a lleth n-aill hí ara-thá`die andere Hälfte,
die übrig ist
', KZ xlviii 52 = ZCP vi 2. in duine in chain-
chomraic hí`that man of peace', Ml. 61c2 .in tan hí ba
gābud dí`at that time it was a peril to her', Thes. ii 347.2 .
60 atarachtatár in maic hí ro slassa and those boys who, LU
4900.
(b) Usually accompanied by another demonstrative which
it emphasizes,e.g. hí siu, hí sin, hí thall : int Alaxander hí
sin`that Alexander', Wb. 28a20 .a mbas n-isin, 15d12 .
65 nínchruth hí thall`not in that manner', 26b13 .cid a n-
uathath n-ísiu arna roib occo`that even this one should not
be at it
', 5a26 .ni fil folad n-aill fora sernte in soscéle issin
(leg.hísin, Edd.) `on which that Gospel could be built', 18c8 .it
dássactig in dóini hisiu`these men are mad', 12d36 .dú
70diarbu etarcnad in macc hísin`the place whence that Son
hath been recognised
', Tur. 22. conruptar fadirci ind usci
robatar hi fudumnaib talman trí indlach inna talman n-isin
`through the cleaving of those earths', Ml. 40d16 .a ndliged
n-ísin nephaccomoil inna teora liter i n-oen sillaib, Sg. 7b9 .
75 dos bert in leth hí sin for tús, IT i 40.28 .forna tinnib
cetharchorib hísin, BDD² 773. ria lonaib .i. na slog isin
`i.e.of these hosts', Laws iv 154.17 Comm. adsuidighter
cricha tra forsnahaib íseo`boundaries are settled by these
kinds (of land marks
)', 144.18 Comm. is húar a llaa nísiu,
80 ZCP viii 175.17 .is nemnech in gáeth hísiu, ib. 19 .fáemit-
sium dano ani hisin, LU 9036. nirba lugu a echta in airseda
isin, TTebe 3152 .
(c) ? Used alonesubstantivally :ní fhacaidh mo chlí
ris í dom chlannaibh comharsan`my bosom found none
85of my neighbours to deal therewith
', Ó Bruad. iii
216.y .
II int-í(article+-í, usedsubstantivally). The article
is declined throughout ;-íis invariable but in later texts
the-bof the dat. pl. ending is added to-í. On the analogy
oféandsé,int-íbecameint-é. This form appears as early
5as S.R. Later there are a few exx. ofintía. See below.
In Mid. Ir. the neut.an-íthrough confusion with the subst.
níbecamean ní,in níand sometimesind ní.
FORMS.
Nom. m. intí, Wb. 1a3 .intíi, 12c19 .indtí, Mon. Tall.
10 134.16 .antí, ZCP viii 109 § 2. inthé, SR 1659. in té,
Acall. 218. intía, 577 n. antia, Ó Bruad. ii 106.8 .f.
indí, Sg. 220a10 .n. ani, Wb. 15d33 .aní, Ml. 74d7 . aní,
PH 3685. anni, 6194 . indni, 5251 .inní, Sc.MMD § R 1 .
acc. m. inní, Wb. 11a11 . Ml. 76c2 . Tur. 60. forsinní, Ml.
15 52. innī, Sc.MMD § 3. indní, Mon. Tall. 136.29 .immontí,
TBC 1911. n. ani, Wb. 4d17 .forsaní, 9c1 .iní, TTebe
4729 .gen. m.andn. indí, Wb. 17d21 . Sg. 198a21 .indhí,
Mon. Tall. 133.17 .indtí, 133.25 .inní, Im. Brain § 64.
intíí, PH 1924. anté, Dán Dé vii 33. an tia, Ó Bruad.
20 ii 180.12 .f. nahí, FM vi 2126.6 .dat. m.andn. dondí,
Wb. 4c26 .isindí, 5a18 .dondhí, Mon. Tall. 143.15 .ontí,
141.19 .dindí, Hib. Min. 288. dontí, TBC 745. PH 6484.
ganté , Dán Dé x 16. nom. pl. m. indhí, Wb. 29a12 .indíi,
4c40 .indi, Ml. 114b7 .indí, Mon. Tall. 131.z .indhí,
25 161.22 .n. innahí, Sg. 54b6 . nahí, PH 2037. nahai,
1132 .acc. pl. forsnahí, Wb. 20d1 . innahí, Ml. 115b19 .
innahí, Sg. 179b2 .nahí, Mon. Tall. 136.z . PH 6543. na
hii-sea, 2285 .gen. pl. innaní, Wb. 25b27 . Tur. 71. Ml.
29b4 .dat. pl. donaibhí, Sg. 156b7 . Wb. 30a20 . isnaib
30hí, Sg. 164b2 . cosnaibhi, Ériu ii 102 § 11. donahi, Ml. 46c7 .
donafíb, LU 2261. cosnafíb, 1951 . arnahaiib, PH 1415.
iarsnahiib-sin, 1275 .
Contracted forms occur:ti rotbrathaig he who has
betrayed you
, SR 1317. deoda tíi godly was the man? (cheville),
35 4503 .ba trénfer duairc tí thucsat, 5780 .ba dulig cor ris
tí robói and, CRR § 55. bennacht uar 'té (=for inté, Ed.)
dianid húa, Arch. iii 307 § 22. a chaoín-tí ré maothuíghear
O gentle one, Hard. i 180.1 .
USAGE.
40 int-ímay be folld. by
(a) a rel. clause, in which case it means he who,whosoever:
intíi labrathar ilbélre`he who speaks many languages,' Wb.
12c19 .do menmanib innaní asbertis ...`to the minds of
those that used to say
,' 25b27 .forsnahí comalnatar toil dáe
45`on those who fulfil God's will,' 20d1 .frecre dondi asrobrad
...`to that which has been said,' 3c31 .is hé tíntud indí as
barabas`this is the interpretation of `Barabbas,'' Tur. 113.
aní remíerbart`what he had said before,' Ml. 74d7 .is sain
indí asidrubart ┐ indí frisanérbrath, Sg. 220a10 .inní do-
50bered anís don chétgabáil, Sc.MMD § R 1 .intí día mac-
cleirchiu forsa mbeith ítu mór, Mon. Tall. 144.32 .dar
cend indtí adbail`on behalf of one that dies,' 133.25 .do
muindtiri-siu huli etir indní díob adgladmis ┐ ..., 136.29 .
fochraice nime ┐ píana iffirn d'innisain donafíb no chretitis,
55 LU 2261. co neipirt in ti ba tir`the person whose land it
was
,' Laws iv 4.29 Comm. mo ṡargud immontí thanic for
m'óisam, TBC 1911. Oisín mac Finn in té nár' ér duine
riamh, Acall. 218. cindus a rád comtís dee na hí naptar
dee? PH 731. nime ┐ talman cosnaib hi docuissin indib
60`with all that exists therein,' Ériu ii 102 § 11. at [i]at na leath-
ghutai nahi dourgabtar treothu fen`the semivowels are those
that are pronounced by themselves
,' Auraic. 464. ó rígh gus
an té as táire, Dán Dé vii 13. éag an tia do bhiathadh iolair
`of him who fed...,' Ó Bruad. ii 180.12 .
65 anísometimes = all that: aní forricfedh isin domun do
anmandaib`all the beasts it would find in the world,' Ériu
ii 134 § 116. an ni dotimchillfid a carpad do Muig Bregh
`so much of the plain of Bregia as his chariot would surround,'
RC xvii 16.17 .
70Combines with prepositions to form conjunctions, isindí
in that,since;airindí for the reason that,because;iarsindí
after that,when,since,in as much as: is indí dorathchratha
`in that they had been redeemed,' Ml. 125b9 .isindí nad creitid
`in that ye believe not,' Wb. 1d14 .is follus isindí nachim-
75rindarpai se`it is manifest in that He has not cast me away,'
5a18 .airindí asfóite fon díthrub`because it used to be sent
to the desert
,' Tur. 110 e .arindni techtus na hi atcobra,
Hib. Min. 426. ar in ni is comaith gnais caich, Laws iv
68.3 .iarsindí adcuaidsom di neuch immethecrathar ...
80`after he has spoken...,' Ml. 65a1 .iarsindí bes tuidchisse
deichthrib i ndoiri`after the ten tribes shall have been led
into captivity
,' 72d1 .in litir amal intech legend (leg.lēgind)
iarsinni fuires set in legind`inasmuch as it prepares...,'
Auraic. 362. na Collai .i. colaigh iarsaní ro marbsat Fiacha,
85 BB 250b40 .
(b) a proper noun in apposition, or a noun equivalent
to a proper noun,e.g. día.int-íthen means the aforemen-
tioned: inti Moysi, Wb. 33a2 .intan ad citaacae rebeca
inní isác, Tur. 60. ducorastar dia deilb mordraige ... for-
sinní dauid ... connach n-ingeuin intí abimelech, Ml. 52.
5 donahi diandrerchoil intí dia`to those to whom God hath
decreed it
,' 46c7 .búi seom intí Nóisi a óenur for dóe na
rratha, IT i 72.3 .ro-lá didiu i socht innī Mac Dathó, Sc.MMD
§ 3. co rub garit a ré ┐ a remess in tíí Iúdais, PH 5116. is
e inti cetna, idon, Lucifer, Todd Lect. iii 54.22 .gabhais
10iarom an ti Golamh ..., Leb. Gab. 224.y .i n-onóir na hí
naemh Muire, FM vi 2126.6 .
(c) a demonstrativeparticle,e.g. -siu,-sin:fri genti
asbeir som anisiu, Wb. 4d17 .adib mogae indísin`ye are
servants of Him
,' 3b15 .innísin glan`him pure' gl.mundum,
15 Ml. 76c2 .ní beram aichni inní sin`we do not know such a
one
,' Im. Brain § 64. amail forfertis a cridiscelae nahí sin
`according as their desires should bring about those results,'
Mon. Tall. 136.z .ro-comaillit ... na hii-sea uli, PH 2285.
(d) anadv.of place or an adverbial phrase:gluás indí
20riam`a gloss on what is before,' Wb. 17d21 .du gnimaib
aní tuás du persannaib anisiu sís, Ml. 117c6 .intí thallgl.
ille, Sg. 197a9 .meisde ar mbreath gan té rem thaoibh-se
`my friend'-s opinion of me shall be lower,' Dán Dé x 16.
The Mid. Ir. dat. pl. form used sometimes instead of the
25 dat. pl.of the article:teora sealba na beiread ba donahib
caithaib seo`three lands in which cows are not fined for these
trespasses
,' Laws iv 124.25 Comm. amail remindērbartamar
isna hībh crōaibh aile, Ériu i 215.10 .is marb m'anmcharu
isnahíb laib sea, LB 260a58 .robai ... fúath finemnach
30di or ┐ do arcat innahib turedaib ordaibh in tigi sin, BB
493a49 .