ésca(e), éisce

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ésca(e), éisce or dil.ie/20410
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: æscæ, æscae, aesca, n-ésca, t-ésca, ésca, éisce, n-æscae, esc, escu, esca, aescai, æsci, escai, escai, ésca, ésci, ésci, ésca, esca, esga, eisc

n io, n., later m. nom. æscæ, BCr. 33d5 . æscae, Sg. 61a26 . aesca, BCr. 33b1 . (with art.) a n-ésca 3d . in t-ésca , CCath. 258 . ésca éisce, IGT, Decl. § 2 . acc. (with art.) a n-æscae , BCr. 33b18 . esc, MacCarthy 396. 12 = BB 48b9 . dat. escu, BCr. 32a6 . esca, PH 6988 . gen. aescai, BCr. 3c . Thes. ii 40.32 . æsci, 39.27 . escai 41.28 . AU 1023 . (with art.) ind escai . ib. ésca, CCath. 3942 . ésci, BCr. 32a8 . CCath. 450 . (with art.) ind ésci , PH 5072 . ésca, LU 36a23 . esca, BB 42b7 . esga 21b32 . eisc, CCath. 849 .

the moon: aesca bís commatain os talam (gl. pernox luna) BCr. 33b1 . esga (gl. luna) Ir. Gl. 234 . cach mí aescai every lunar month BCr. 3c . grian gel...ocus esca, SR 7917 . ACL iii 242.14 . esca .i. aos-ca, ar atat aosa ili and o aon co trichait, Corm. Y 572 . do thoscélad aís ésci, BCr. 32a8 . ercrai escai AU 1023 . CCath. 849 . mar ésga a n-am urdhubhuidh, Studies 1918, 453 . co tartsom grein ┐ esca friu (as guarantees), MacCarthy 396.12 = BB 48b9 . Keat. iii 588 (éasca).

Fig. rob éscu na n-ollchúiged 'may he be the moon of the provinces', Leb. Cert.² 150.35 . As complimentary epithet: a éisgi derg os gach dhún IGT, Decl. ex. 88 . a éasga an einigh (to the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 5 . a éasga as ghloine ná an ghrian, xxii 1 .