cóic

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Forms: cúic, ch-, cóic-, cóec-, cáec-, cúic-, cóc-

Indecl. num. adj. Leniting in nom., accus. and dat. (see Bergin, Ériu xi 226 ), nasalizing in gen. ( GOI 242 and UR 54 ). Later cúic and ch- (see Párl. na mB). Frequ. written .u.

Five . As adj.: do[naib] coic cetaib, Wb. 13b1 . forsna coíc riga, Ml. 127d6 . anman nacoic cathrach, 104a4 . c.¤ deich cóica `five tens, fifty', Sg. 4a5 . dobeir na c.¤ ṡéotu, Críth G. 162 . c.¤ thoísig, LL 895 . c.¤ caiptil uasail, Fél. Prol. 327 . cūic cōicidh, Sc.M² 23 . cóig nuadhorais (: róid), Aithd. D. 83.4 . ag caitheamh na gcúig n-aimsear, 98.4 . cúig dhíne, DDána 50.11 . c.¤ dhoirrsi, IGT Decl. ex. 410 . cabhair ciaigh mo chóig gcéadfadh (: póig), DDána 67.31 . fíneáil chúig bponnt, Párl. na mB. 516 .

Absol.: a c.¤ , Críth G. 355 . a cúig ┐ cúig an dísle, Bard. Synt. Tr. 231.14 . a cúig, TSh., 1370 . In compd. numerals: cosnacoic anmanib sechtmugat, Ml. 38b2 . fo choic sechtmogat `seventy five times', 2c2 . coic bliadni deac, 16c10 . coicmíli ochtmugat archét, 24b17 . re cuic lá deg, Stair Erc. 1194 .

Composition-forms cóic-, cóec-, cáec-, cúic-, cóc-(?), cúc-. ¤díabul: brat cóicdíabail, LU 3286 ( SCC 8 ). bruit corcra cōicdīebail 'purple, five-folded mantles', BDC 106.44 . ¤díabulta: brat corcra ... coicdiabulta, Anecd. i 2.13 ( SCano 29 ). bruit chorcra chōigdhiabhalta 'purple, five-folded mantles', BDC 226.61 . lia cloichi cóic-druimneach, Ériu iv 152.16 . core coecduirn `five fists deep', RC xii 84 § 89 . coiri caecduirn, YBL 177a16 . cōicdornn fuillechta di ōr ara druim (of a shield), TBC-I¹ 2791 . Cf. cocdhurn .i. sgiath, O'Cl. ? coigeas .i. cóig éisi .i. cóig slighthe, ib. ? cuclanna set .i. iiii ba ┐ samaisc, O'Dav. 474 . See cuicliunn : cuicliunn .i. cuic leth uinge, O'Curry 95 ( H 3.18, 67 ). in cúicraith cétach estate consisting of 5 `rath's, Ir. Recht 67.y , 70.19 . sleg cóicrind, five-pronged, LU 7081 (BDD). sleg cuicrind, TBC-LL¹ 5350 . Cf. coigrinn .i. cóig reanna, O'Cl. slegui coigrinnie, IT iii 238.106 . da ṡleigh coigrinnaithi five-pronged , ZCP viii 550.3 . dá roth chóiri cóicrisi (second element uncertain: ? leg. cóic-crisi, Sayers Études Celt. xl 85f. ), LU 9261 . coicroith oir `five-circlets', RC xii 60.17 . ar cheirnn cúicroith, BDD² 1036 . scíath co cóicroth óir fair, 674 . Cf. cocroth .i. sgiath, O'Cl. ? cōicriuth co mbūale umæ `a shield with five circles', Fianaig. 14.4 . ? gu cogroth, MU² 535 v.l. dí nóe chúicsesschurach, LU 7200 (BDD) = cōicsess, 7221 (see Bidrag 44 , O'Dav. 478 ). Read: chúicsess five-benched boat, five-bencher (curach was originally a gloss) BDD 111 , Celtica viii 102 . ? Cóicsius Focherda (n. loc.), 6241 (TBC). gne naill . . . do hechred: cuícsrethaid having five lines (a metre), IT iii 56.4 . asin chóicthigi[u] adidngíallna, Críth G. 355 `from the five houses', Notes. coictriall triur, Ériu xiii 23.22 .

See caiclámach.