2 do

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 do or dil.ie/17097

Forms: do, du, to, to, tho, thu, da, di, do, du, Dudubtae, Dulassi

poss. adj. 2 s.

Before consonants.

(a) do (usual form at all periods).

(b) du. Freq. in O.Ir., esp. Ml. (87b3 , 89a2 , 92b1 etc.). Also Ardm. (18b1 , 178b2 ).

(c) to, Ml. 45c7 (cf. tortachtae = to ḟort., 108a1 ). 45d3 . Thes. ii 250 , 255 , 281 .

(d) Other forms: tho, SR 6019 . thu, Ml. 44c20 . da, Thes. ii 249 . di, LL 224a12 .

Before vowels

(a) do (du), in O.Ir. only: do im- chomarc, Wb. 31d18 ; 32a29 ; 29d13 . Ml. 30b5 ; 66b3 . Mon. Tall. 134 .

(b) t, th: usual at all periods before vowels and ḟ (freq. also ṡ). In later lang. freq. h.

With prepositions. After ar, iar, cen, imm, oc, tar as above (but see also next paragraph): ar do chrochad, SR 7797 . iar do glanchéil, 1582 . im du chenn, Thes. ii 249 . im do chlaind, SR 1878 . dar th'airmitein, SR 6320 . ar th'eseirge, 7798 . oc du molad-su, Ml. 81a1 . cen du chumachtae-siu, 50a6 . After co n-, de, do, fo, for, fri, i n-, la, ó, tre, the form t is as a rule used, and coalesces with the prep. giving the forms cot, dit, dot, fot, fort, frit, it, lat (let), ót, trét (trít, triat); somet. also in Mid. Ir. immot, occot (for im do, oc do): cut seitche, Wb. 10a29 . dit sailiu, Thes. ii 249 . dit nirt, SC § 13 . dot muintir, Wb. 32a1 . dot accallaim-siu, SC § 13 . fot lámaib, SR 6368 . fot huagréir, 6362 . frit menmain, 3808 . fort glonnaib, 6009 (but: for do chommorgeib, 6010 . for do [ṡ]nádud, Hy. vi 24 ). it dúilib, Wb. 32c6 . at thír, Buile S. p. 54 . lat feirg, lat bruth, SR 4794 . ot mórchoimsib, 1746 (but: o do Dia, 1536 ). triat mígníom, triat immarbos, 1484 . iccotócrad (= iccot t.), TE § 9 (Eg.). immut táeb, TBC 4073 = imod thoeb, TBC² 2714 . Cf. also: rit chell (= frit), TE § 10Eg.; rot chlaind (= frit), SR 2039 ; for teched riat bráthair, 2926 . See 1 t, 2 t.

Thy, of thee , representing

(a) the possessive adj. and sub- jective gen.: cen tabairt domsa to fortachte thy aid, Ml. 55a19 . roratha duit do (du, v.l.) guidi thy prayers have been granted thee, Hy. ii 50 . for do [ṡ]nádud dún let us be under thy protection, Hy. vi 24 . suidig th'imcaisin fix thy gaze, SR 2115 .

(b) With vbl. abstracts most usually objective gen.: ac du guidiu-siu, a dæ beseeching thee, Ml. 22a5 . du frecur cheill siu to worship Thee, 106d3 . do foraithmet remembrance of thee, 135d1 . dogénsa to ḟortacht (leg. t'ḟ.) I will aid thee, SR 3824 . nochan úain damh t'agalloimh to speak with thee, Buile S. § 29 .

Like mo (q.v.) freq. in hypocoristics, see KZ xxxii 182 , ÉC ii 254 . To Channu, Thes. ii 281 (cf. Do-chonna, AU 797 , etc.). To Cummi, ib. Ternohc (= T'Ernóc), 289 (cf. M'Ernooc, 281 ); Togiallóc, Cáin Ad. § 28 ; Dobécoc, AU 689 ; Dodímóc, 747 ; Documai, ib.; Docutu, 837 ; Dosenchiarocc, ib.; Taedóc, Mart. Don. July 13 ; Dabhaotóc, July 22 . Often written du-: Duchanna, AU 705 . Duchonna, 725 . Dudubtae (gen.), 813 = Dubhtae, FM 809 . Du Dubae, Trip.² 1753 . Dulassi (gen.), AU 750 = Dulaisi, FM 746 (Molaise).