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55 tairise adj io, iāO. Ir.toraisse,taraisse, the formtairis(s)e
being due to the influence oftairissem( Ped. ii 628 - 9 ).
From *to-ro-finn-, orig. meaning `erkundet' (ib.).Cf.
however Thes. i 720 , corr. to p. 137 .
IIn O. and Mid. Ir. (a) fitting,suitable,meet: idonab eo
60quod est idoneus.i. tairisi, Corm. Y 78 .it taraissaigl.
idonei sunt, Ml 42b15 .torisse leis ar fóit for techtairechta
`he deems it meet,' Wb 15a15 .is torise la cách a buith oc
ailli a almsine`everyone deems it proper,' 16d2 . (b) trust-
worthy,faithful,worthy of confidence: amal nonda thorisse
65frissin tectairecht dia tuidched`as I am trustworthy at
the mission to which I have come
,' Wb 10a28 .is torisse dia
gl.fidelis est, 25c28 .is torisse a thimthirechtgl.fidilis
minister, 27c30 .a ngell taraisse ... is gell són toraisse dano
nondasoirfea dia, Ml 27a6 .inna toraissegl. (maxima pars)
70fidorum, 58b13 . Frequent with prep.la:is tarisse limm
inso, Wb 23a18 .níp tarisse lat`trust him not,' 30d24 .
cid terissem namma nírbu toraisse les`he had not the con-
fidence even to stand
,' Ml 34c17 .`in tairisi libsi in ben ?,
TBFr. 393 `do ye trust the woman ? Études Celt. ii 12.19 .
75 na ba tairisi leo dīn nā daingen da roibi accu, TTebe 2740 .
budh móide bás tairisi lé cach misi dot lecon-sa slán, CCath.
1296 .nir tharise leis-sem Connachtach acht mad uathad
becc he trusted but few of the Connachtmen, Ann. Conn.
1225.18 .is t. ¤ liomsa a fhios a bheith agad-sa I am content
80that you should know
(?), ITS i 176.24 . Withdo:ba tarissi
dó beith form ḟoesam it was safe for him to be under my
protection
, LL 51a47 .ni fedar in tairisi dam-sa hē whether
I may safely partake of it
(of food), ZCP xiii 237.5 .Compar.
andsuperl.:is tarissiu leu precept soscéli in fecht so`more
85confident are they to preach the gospel now
,' Wb 23b10 .rob
iat roba tairisiu lassin rig do thathaigid in bairr, RC x 218.73 .
fogeba fait[h] bus tairisi[u] lat innúsa do innisin do tinn-
riuma duit, CCath. 4283.
(c)In sagas the phraseis t. ¤ (lim)is frequent asreply to
welcomeor offer of hospitality: `Fochen do thīachtain ...'
5`Is tairisi lind inn fāilti' ... `Is tairisi daidse ōn,' TBC²
2349 .ferais C. failti fris. Tarissi limm. Tairisi duit-siu
ón, TBC 1620 .Tarisi lind ┐ tarisi risin rig, MU 42.25 .
`Fochen daid ... Rotbīa fer i nnāth tart chend.' `Is toirise,'
TBC² 1047 .is t. ¤ lim chena for fáilte amal is t. ¤ do cach mac
10a bume, Ériu iv 128.18 . But in this idiom perh.=tairisiu,
q.v.
II (a) In Mid. and Mod. Ir. in general sense of faithful,
trusty,constant,certain: oes gráda in ríg ┐ a muntear
tairisse, PH 384 .ina trebaib timsaigti tairisi, BB 244a34 .
15 co rab tairisi a treb, BColm. 50.27 .doronsat mo réir
go ro-thairisi, BNnÉ 267.3 .ni ba tairsi do sum fir Midi,
Cog. 154.4 .mairg do uair ... | muirn tigerna tairisi`con-
stant
,' Prolegomena 30.x .grádh t. ¤ do thaobh cumainn,
DDána 32.5 .ná bí níos foide, a shéimh sheang, | gan
20bheith t. ¤ im thimcheall, Dánta Gr.² 17.10 .síth daingen
deaghthairisi, FM iii 650.1 .termonn tarise, Ann. Conn.
1235.16 .a chairde t. ¤ , TSh. 291 .dom anmain ní fhuair
meise | lámh thaisgeadha th. ¤ I have found no faithful
guardian for my soul
(?), Dán Dé xxii 21 .Compar. aon ruire
25ba thairise agus ba fearr clú ag a mhuinntir, Maguires of F.
29.14 . (b) Assubst. adherent,follower,friend: tairisi
oglan .i. don fir fine cen fonaidm a taisic, Laws iii 276.4
(text), 6 Comm. drem d'a tairisib ┐ d'a fhirmuinntir ...
g'a imcoimet, Celt. Rev. iv 212.20 .gan neach do ghairm
30chuca da ttairisibh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 21.1 .

tairisech adj o, ā=tairise:ni bi fiadhnaisi na bi hinnraic in
fuigill ... ┐ na bi toirisech tuaithe`trusted by the`tuath"
(Plummer, MS. notes), Eg. 88 fo. 51 (52)b ( O'C. 2601 ).
más tairisioch leatsa dealbh aoinmhic dé, O'Bruad. ii 46
35§ 10 .

tairisecht n ā,f.(tairise)=tairisiu. (a) confidence,trust :
roortait iarum saerclanna hErend icon fled sin tria th. ¤ na
n-aithechthuatha ┐ tria na mesca fodesin because they
trusted the A.
, BB 255a46 .do thuic nach le t. ¤ do c[h]uir
40Conn uadha ē that C. was not confident (?) when he sent him
(i.e.to defend Tara), ML² 1498 .na fuil ni is mo foireas
an t-othar na med an dochais ┐ na tairiseachta bhis aige
asa liaigh, 23 P 10³,30b22 .
(b) fidelity,loyalty: is ead do-s-li dilsi n-airme, a teallach
45fo leth toirisin .i. a techtugad ar daigin leth-tairisechta i
richt a fearaind, Laws v 462.22 , 464.2 Comm. Cf. 464.11 ,
24 .nech fristoing tairisam .i. in ní reis a tug a luighi ar
daigin tairisachta, Eg. 88,fo. 39 (40)b ( O'C. 2484 ).ni
haclaidh nach toirisiudh co nairille .i. uair nocha tabuir
50aclaidh for nech inni dogni ar daigne tairisichta co nairille
na tairisnichta, H. 3. 17 col. 448 ( O'Don. 592 ).a ngioll
lé tairiseacht ┐ lé comhall do choróin tsaxan`loyalty,'
FM v 1716.19 .nó go bhfaghthar linn dísle ┐ tairiseacht
do bhíthin an bhaistidhe, TSh. 4805 .le comhall bhar
55dtairiseachta ┐ bhar ndísle, Maguires of F. 48.26 .
(c) safety,security,protection: Niall ... baí ... i lláimh
aicce i ngioll re tairiseacht as a guarantee of security, FM v
1328.19 (or to (b) ?).ro gealladh tairiseacht friú`a promise
of protection was made to them
,' 1740.y .tangattar asteach
60ar tairiseacht i ccend in gobernora safe keeping(?), vi 1886.8 .
ní bhí tairiseacht ó dhíoghaltas Dé ag aon-duine, TSh.
717 . ?foillsigid disleacht no tairiseacht ┐ giorra an ghalair
`securitatem,' 23 K 42,214.13 .
(d) favour(?): is mor a múinnterus ┐ a th. ¤ doib chena
65ar a ṅdésheirc, PH 3495 .ionnus nach bhfuighdís tairi-
seachd air bith, achd go scríosfadh sé iad`favour,' Josh.
xi 20.

tairisiu n n, [f.], later alsotairise(indecl.). In O. Ir. with non-
palatal -r-, see the remarks ontairise.n s. tarissiu, Ml 108b3 .
70 tairisiu, Triads 204 .toirisiud, H.2. 7,col. 448 ( O'Don.
592 ).tairisin, O'Cl.a d s. tarasin, Ml 30d8 .toraissin,
108b11 .toraisin, 29d5 .torisin, Sg. 209b23 .tairisin, TBC
1936 .fo leth-toirisin (sic leg.), Laws v 462.22 .artoirisean ,
464.11 .g s. tarisen, LU 3904 .tairisin, Anecd. ii 64.10 .
75Early exx. oftairise,tairisiin various cases are: TBC
3391 . Tec. Corm. 16.110 . ZCP xiii 270.8 . PH 7578 .
Aen. 2064.
(a) faith,trust,confidence: tairisin .i. táobh, ni tabairthe
duit tairisin forra .i. ni tugtha duit táobh riu, O'Cl.a
80toraisin i ndia`from trust in God,' Ml 29d5 .in tarissiugl.
fides, 108b3 .tarissi limm (?sic leg.) ind ḟalti mad cos trath
sa ┐ indiu ni denaim tarissi de chena yet today I trust it no
longer
, TBC 3391 (seetairise I (c)).ferr a foimtiu a tairisi
`better to beware of them than to trust them,' Tec. Corm.
85 16.110 .trí heochracha aroslicet imráitiu: mescca, t. ¤ ,
serc` trustfulness ,' Triads 204 .comrad re tairisin `a talk
in confidence,' Aen. 681 .na bíd tairise aige as a bráthair,
PH 7578 .t. ¤ do chuimne fén trustworthiness , Ériu iv 134.2 .
na denaidh tairisi don Eoraip, CCath. 4286 .tuc Dia a
torad do Tordelbach a thairise as in Trínóid his faith in
5the Trinity
, Caithr. Thoirdh. 19.35 .
(b) faithfulness,loyalty,allegiance:?tairisin .i. ceangal.
dénaidh bhar dtairisin .i. dénaidh bhar ccengal, O'Cl. (see
LL 282b45 ).mo chor ┐ mo mhuinnteras ┐ mu thairise do
dhénam friutsa, Acall. 3560 .do-gēba tairisi madhid trēn
10 you will get loyalty if you are strong, ML² 1437 .og tucad ar
clar ille, | nach tar acht tria thairise that the egg brought
to the table is not an insult but a sign of loyalty
, MR 132.z .
ba talach ar thairisi, Buile Ṡ. 106.10 .nocho rucsat inn
óicc ini sin ar tairisin in righ leo`of their loyalty to the
15king
(?)' (Plummer MS. notes), Anecd. ii 63.11 . (c) security,
safety,protection(?): is fót clith tánacsa, ┐ fo ollbríg do
tharisen, LU 3904 (SC).o tharraid a tarisi sin dorone
creich moir ar Brian when he reached their protection(?),
Ann. Conn. 1315.11 = ALC i 572.14 .tairisi a taisceda, ┐
20coimead a giall the guarding of his treasures(?), Hy Maine
92.4 . (d) The sense is not clear in Laws:fuatach fo tairisin
`carrying off under compact,' Laws iii 486.7 .Cf. fuatach gin
tairisim, iv 270.x . The following two exx. are translated
` tarrying ' as if the word were identical withtairissem:
25 tellach fo leth toirisin .i. ar daigin leth tairisechta, v 462.22
text, 464.2-3 Comm. fuaslaicter ar tairisean .i. ar daigin
tairisechta, 464.11 text, 24 Comm. Cf. ni haclaidh nach
toirisiud ... .i. uair nocha tabuir aclaidh for nech inní doní
ar daigne tairisichta, H. 3. 17 col. 448 ( O'Don. 592 ).
30(e) Various:forsin n-árchoin na lamat cethri ollchoiceda
hErend tascud no tairisin dó, TBC 1936 .Leg. taircsin
(seetaircsiu)? But see Ped. ii 628 - 9 .Failte ingen Tairisin
(mock name,cf. tairise), Anecd. ii 64.10 .lom aulo .i. a
rigdai gan fialtairísi ara beodacht, BB 249a50 .