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turchairthe n(turchur? Orpart.formation from *to-air-
85(fo ?)-cuir-?).turchuirthe torchorthe,m. IGT Decl. § 2 .
Cf. murchuirthe.
(a) valuables cast up by the sea,wrack, hencewealth,
goods: a tráchta, a turcharthi(Tara), Ériu iv 148.3 .trian
cach th. ¤ dia cuirend tond hi tir nEirenn, Ir. Texts i 20 § 9 .
iasg i n-inbhear ón aithbhe | is i dtrághaibh torchairthe,
5 Content. vi 67 .na torchoirthi ag serg i srib`(finny)wealth ,'
O'Gr. Cat. 374.27. dál tuinne fa thorchuirthibh(Christ's
victory over the world), Studies 1933, 307 § 2 .a thonn i
dtráigh thorchairthe(Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xi 6. turc[h]-
airthi mara ┐ tíre, ML² 1022 . More generally:lingid longa
10... le torchurthaibh troma taidhbhseacha éigin a tíorthaibh
imchiana` commodities ,' Ó Bruad. i 112.3 .do chruthaidh
... talamh gona thorrthaibh ┐ gona thurchurthuibh, Carswell
26.11 .rogha sín, mórthoirthe mes | tochairthe, síth is
suaimhnes, GJ i 353.92 .
15(b)Of personschanceorunexpected arrival;waif found-
ling: is maith in turcharthi fil ocut ... .i. mac rig nime,
Todd. Lect. vi 68.9 .mo bith im thurcaire thuilighi can
fis m' athar no mo mathar`a bastard waif,' TTebe 120 .
is tucmaid é linn a lé | do ba caem ár turchairthé(i.e.Cnú
20Deróil the dwarf), SG 108.23 .mar thorchuire tugadh dhí |
nuachar na ríghe ... | an té rug é ... | is é thug an torchairthe
(of a dead son), DDána 76.7 .ag so ... turcurtha fuarusa
`here is a waif I found,' ITS v 158.19 . Note also:ba
granna in turcairthi atconncas annsin, in ammait aingidh
25Ericto witch , CCath. 4020 .ní mochen cuma tic in turcharthe
atá and sin(of the arrival of an enemy), Comp. Con C.
119.8 .ní tharla chugam-sa ariamh ... tarchartha badh
toicemhla liom ... nó iad, 129.26 .ingnad t. ¤ fuair Fionn |
... | in triar fer ... | ocus aenchú etorrú, SG 206.29 . ?rí
30in talman do th. ¤ | is adbal ind ainbtine(death of Aed
Ainmirech), 372.34 ( LL 48a3 ).t. ¤ troch(contemptuous
descr. of a lean pig), Ir. Texts i 26.2 .
(c) windfall,find,good luck,success,prosperity: as maith
in turcairthe tarla cuccut` godsend ,' CCath. 3340 .is maith
35in turchurtha so(of a mountain of gold), Mer. Uil. 29 .
In phr.t. ¤ flathaof the special good fortune or prosperity
enjoyed by a particular ruler:cisi turcurta flatha ind fir
sin ? BDD 66 v.l. t. ¤ flatha fuair Conn ... .i. abhocc, Acall.
7982 .turchartha flatha ag fior Chliach(of a drinking-cup),
40 Studies 1927, 287 § 6 (=t. ¤ fleacha, Aithd.D. 9.6 ).t. ¤ catha
opportunity of giving battle, CCath. 1692 .turchairthi ┐
toicthi na n-gliad the success and fortune of the conflicts, MR
240.z .t. ¤ selga fuair Find ... .i. dam cacha deissi d'Fhiannaib
Eirenn, Acall. 6611 .turchuirthe grás mar thuile i dtír
45(Mary), Aithd. D. 82.6 .olc an turcurtha an cual tuccais
leat(to a boy gathering firewood), MR 276.6 .o nach mair
an milidh sin, | do fuair tu do turcairte whose lucky portion
thou wert
(?), Celt. Rev. iv 108.31 .
Note also in pejorative sense;ba dubach ... D. don
50turchairthi sin unfortunate event(?), YBL 208b14 .adubh-
airt nach ttainig a tthúaith no a n-egluis torchurtha bu
mesa na iad`never either in lay household or clerical had
there been worse doings
,' RC xxix 220.8 .

turchairthech adj o, ā(turchairthe) (a)Of the sea, seashore,
55 etc. rich in wrack,flotsam and jetsam,produce,fish: fursan
muír tadhligh turcarthaigh, KMMisc. 322 § 6. 1 .risin muir
duasanaig turcarthaig, TTebe 4470 .go portuib tarcartacha
tonn-gorma traicht-geala Toirinnsi`the rich (?) ... harbours,'
Celt. Rev. iii 136.20 .fios gach trágha torcharaigh` fruitful ,'
60 Ériu ix 168 § 45 .da n-ég ni torchartach traigh, Rel. Celt.
ii 238.21 .in leth taobuaine ... tráighturcarach, Caithr.
Thoirdh. 22.15 .gur bhó toirtheach turchurthach muir
┐ tír ina fhlaith, FM v 1438.11 .Fass ... ron-turcairtech
Ruaidh abounding in seals, MR 104.y .a ccuanta caomh-
65thurcarthacha, FM vi 2362.19 .
(b)In generalrich,prosperous,fortunate: rancamar tír
... torthig turcharthig, LB 122b24 .biseach síne ... | ...
ag an ghealchladhaigh thaidhbhsigh thorcharaigh(of a
country), DDána 83.14 .Clann Trenmoir ger turcharthach,
70 Duan. Finn i 91 § 94 .ro pa toirthech ocus ro pa t. ¤ glasláth
... d'édálaib, MR 316.10 .do gabh somh righe Tuadh-
muman go toicteach turcoirthe[ch ?], ZCP x 8 n. 2 .
sealg ... turcartach, Feis TC p. 61 .bidh é an torc tren
turcrut[h]ach(ofMáedóc), BNnÉ 193.17 .isin treibh
75taithnemaigh turchartaigh sin, Études Celt. i 82.12 .
Assubst.:do con[n]airc anturcharthachurbhadhach
... .i. caillioch ard anadhbadh witch(?), RC xxix 136 § 53 .
In fictitiousn. pr.:Cosgar mac Turchurthaigh, Anecd.
ii 64.2 .

80 ? turchantain indsee MU² 789 and Gloss.

turchlos(-sin?) vn.formation from *to-ro-cluin-(Meyer
ZCP xviii 313 ) act of hearing: iarna turchlos sin dóib reime,
SG 384.x =iarna turchlossin dóib reme, RC xiii 104.7
(cloistin,v.l.).

85 ? turchloth- ind itir nai (?) tuaith turcloth-, LL 386b4 .

? turchlu x t. ¤ a suainemnad, Laws v 298.11 . In list ofaire
ruanada, things which become the property of the finder
as a result of the danger attending their obtaining. Glossed
ini dobeir ar clo is (leg.i) tar, inti saighes ris im (leg.in)
suainemain, 300.18 Comm. Thurn. ZCP xv 259 suggests
5 turchlu[d]=*turchlód(seeturchluide) and translates the
gloss as `etwas, das derjenige für Sich-Herunterlassen (?)
davonträgt, der (es) mittels des Seils aufsucht
.'