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conchar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. conchar or dil.ie/12020

Forms: -air

adj (cú + car). Also -air. Properly dog-loving (see compar.), but usu. as vague laudatory adj. (verse and allit. prose): c.¤ (-air, v.ll.) cech sáithech (relevance?), Tec. Corm. 13.28 . D. . . . / c.¤ , LL 4380 . aigneadh c.¤ , Magauran 1373 . a stu[a]idh an chrotha chonchoir (to a lady), O'Hara 3226 . i múr chonchair na gcon, TD 11.16 . risin gcaom gc.¤ gcomchair ` noble ', Duan. Finn ii 134 § 39 (see n.). Compar. bá conchaire é naít na maic aili (of Conmac), Cóir Anm. 284 . Superl. rí na con, ár rob é rígh ba conchaire fondest of hounds, 5 . Adv. go conchair ciallnáirech `with emphasis', Caithr. Thoirdh. 14.18 .

As subst. o, m.: an c.¤ fallán, DDána 105.17 .