congáirech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. congáirech or dil.ie/12139

Forms: com-, -árach

adj o, ā (congáir). Also com-, -árach. Always alliterating.

(a) noisy, clamorous : crodh cainteach con- ghāireach (of bugle), Dhá Sg. Art. 1478 . conairt con- gháireach, Duan. Finn i 32.16 . go cainteach comhghaireach, Content. xxvii 4 n.

(b) More freq. appar. well-attended; thronged, crowded : flaith coitchenn conghairech, AU ii 528.7 . ríoghan chon- gháireach, caithmheach, Magauran 3776 . fa rian coinn- mhidh chongháirigh, Celtica ii 181 § 87 . campa conghaireach `of many troops', FM vi 1884.8 . caladh congháireach (: mháireach), Bard. Synt. Tr. 209.26 = conghárach (: mhár- ach), DDána 86.9 .