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trícha

Cite this: eDIL s.v. trícha or dil.ie/41917

Forms: trícho, trícha, triúcha, tricha, tríochat, -d, tricha

num nt,m. O.Ir. trícho. See Thurn. Gramm. p. 679 . trícha triúcha (chéd), m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1 . tricha f., § 8 . In Mod. Ir. n s. often tríochat, -d, see TSh. Gl. (a) thirty: triocha nó triochad .i. a deich fichead, O'Cl. trícho traiged a fot, Críth Gabl. 572 . tricho cath, Anecd. iii 60.27 . triuchu set, Laws ii 154.14 . trica bairgen, v 42.z . o ta cumal co trichad, iv 18.19 . tricha , Bcr. 31c9 . it secht trichit, 33a3 . trichae trénḟer trebar, Fél. Feb. 20 . t.¤ traiged tromtoimside ina claideb, BDD² 822 . is hi trichtaib ┐ cethrachtaib atáat inna célla doratt do Patraic, Trip.² 2258 . tuc ar Ioseph ... | trichait leth n-unga n-argait, SR 3152 . cethri chet tricha triamnaib | i ndóiri doib do bliadnaib, 3949 . tri deich ... | issed tiagait hi trichait, 748 . conid abbad tricha fer, TBFr. 253 . tríchu farrindi ri taithmech, TBC 3874 . ? ceithri tricht binni clis one hundred and twenty (?), TBC² 3396 . tuc leis in trichait n-airgennti, PH 3208 . hi cind trichat bliadan, 309 . rocroch tríchait im óenboin, Arch. iii 304.4 . delbha in trichad righ, St. Ercuil 1453 . do toitidar trichad rígh, 1450 . dá gcluineadh ... | toisg an tríochad feallsamhan, DDána 75.19 . sgol chláir tríochat, TD 35.9 . tríocha bliadhain do bhliadhnaibh (: críocha), 32.34 . do bhí Ióseph tríochad blíadhan dáois, Gen. xli 46.

(b) Nom. or dat. in appos. with thirty: glūaisim tricha dom scoil fëin, ZCP viii 224 § 29 . fichtibh curach cechuing trichait | troichet cíabhat, 197 § 4. Cf. tanic Íth tri trichait laech, LL 12a2 .

(c) In compd. numerals

(i) g s.: .vii. traigid tríchot a thech, Críth Gabl. 575 . tri la trichat, SR 1589 . fri ré tri bliadan trichat, 7736 . sé lathi trichat, PH 4933 . teora bliadna trichat, Ériu iii 142.243 . da trian in dara roindi trichat `two thirds of the thirty-second part,' Laws v 38.3 Comm.

(ii) d s. with prep. for: ro marb tríar for trichait dib, LU 3789 ( SC 36 ). Cf. tuilleadh re bliadhain air thrío- chad o shoin, Donl. xxiii 4.

trícha cét

Cite this: eDIL s.v. trícha cét or dil.ie/41918

Forms: trícha, triúcha (chéd)

n lit. thirty hundred(s), trícha triúcha (chéd), m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1 , cf. ex. 6 .

Used of a military force and of a political or territorial unit. For full treatment see MacNeill, PRIA xxix C 102 ff. , Hogan, xxxviii C 148 ff. Thurn., Heldensage 77 , suggests that t. c. in the sagas may not have represented an actual force of 3,000 men, but the force, a variable number, levied in the territory called t. c. Cf. ri aen tuaithe, secht cet laech lais, Laws v 50.1 . .i. ri ac ata aen tuath .i. .xxx. ced d'ferund. Secht cet .i. lin na tuaithi uili, 3-4 Comm. , where the t. c. is identified with the túath, with a total muster of 700 men.

(a) Of a force of fighting-men: is de sin dochuaid Oenguss xxx cet, RC iii 347.3 . issē int ochtmad tricha chét déac inso, TBC² 192 . cosna .vii. trichtaib cétsin, 186 . baili i fil in t.c., BDD² 1119 . coí hi fil in tríchoit cét isin tig, 1375 . tricha cét rop é lín na llongsi, IT i 77.2 . nói trichait cét a n-arim trichait cét nine t.c.'s was their number by t.c.'s, TTr. 173 . tricha cét fer n-Ulad, TBC 395 . at leomuin londa ... tricha cét Maige Murthemne, 5692 . sní théarnó ... | don tríochuid céad acht cúigear, TD 4.11 .

(b) Of a territorial division, political unit, frequ. transl. cantred, barony: tricha ar thrichtaib-cét fosgeib | do thrichtaib-cét cech coicid `baronies thirty in number it finds in the baronies of each province,' Met. Dinds. i 16.25 . atchlos fon trichu chét ba nesom dóib, TFerbe 331 . co ro imdegla in trichait cét, TBC 1007 . fochuir luathchuaird in trichait cét, 1009 . na rabi tricha cét na dernad argain cét cacha trichu cét, MU² 290 . in tricha cét thoghfus tu féin, Acall. 3580 . da triucha cét, 5779 . críocha na séd tall a thír, | ar thríocha chéd cClann cCaisín, Top. Poems² 1572 . géill gach trícha chéd ad choinde, IGT Decl. ex. 7 . triocha baile san triocha-chéad díobh, Keat. i 112.7 . trí triúcha céad iomlána na míre sin, ii 3331 . do radatt triocha céd dferann dó, FM iii 70.8 . triucha céad dúithche ag t-athair, Oss. vi 150.9 . .vii. fichit meic rig ... ocus tricha ced in fer ba lugu duchus dib sin, Cog. 190.3 . ní bhudh míchuid do mhuigh Gréc | dá thríchuid chéd dá fuil fúd (lochdach), IGT Decl. ex. 6.

(c) Without cét, in meaning (b): senainm na tríucha `fonn,' Met. Gl. 14 § 28 . naoi triucha, LL 396.11 . fis cech trichat in hÉrind, Met. Dinds. iii 20.250 . ceithri triucha, Acall. 2729 . cá lín trícha a n-Erinn áin, ML 106 n. ocht dtriocha deug líon a fearainn, Keat. i 112.7 . fá dá triocha cloinne Donnchaidh, FM vi 1936.8 . 'gá ndíbirt tar triúchaibh go Neuuland ó Éirinn, E. O'Rahilly xxviii 19.