glúasacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. glúasacht or dil.ie/26171

n ā,f. (also masc. g s. -aicht, -achta, IGT Decl. § 25 ) used as vn. of gluasid in its various meanings:

(a) moving, setting in motion, stirring (trans. & intrans.): connārbo eiter leo a ṅglūasacht to move themselves, TBC² 520 . noco lémaither a glúasacht, LU 5184 . Cf. TBC² 706 . glúasacht cluicc, Ériu iii 102 § 31 . gluasacht oen ubuild díob de lár lifting ..., Mon. Tall. § 49 . dogníd in nathraig n-umaide co mbíd for gluasacht, PH 1732 . rabaí ... C. can gluasacht arin mur `unmoved ...,' TTebe 4269 . así comhairle ar ar hanadh aca ... gluasacht dhóibh féin to go forth, ML 64.17 . LB 124b39 . Maund. § 14 . inna gluasacht (g p. gl. motionum), ZCP vii 480 ( Enchir. Aug. 72a ). an cheád- ghluasacht (primum mobile), Corp. Astron. 4.x . re gluasacht na sibheann at the motion of the rushes, Atlantis iv 158.19 . a ngluasacht nó a n-iomáin (of spoils and cattle), FM vi 1962.18 . a mothughadh ┐ a ngluasacht (of the limbs) their feeling and power of motion, TSh. 978 . air an ngealaidh ag glúasacht a soillse `... walking in brightness,' Job xxxi 26 . téultó, mágra, snámh, gluasacht `creeping,' Eg. Gl. 571 . g s. cum glua- sachta dána towards vehement motion, O'Don. Gr. 452.15 (from Med. MS.). friothbhualadh gluasachta an chroidhe, TSh. 1657 . fo dháighin gluasachta ... in tighe `... the transference of the house,' Fl. Earls 114.21 .

(b) starting game: tetag n-allaid arna chetgluasacht do chonaib, TBC 3383 . cu nach facbatis dam na torc isin cailli gin gluasacht ┐ marbad, Marco P. § 89.

(c) Fig. inciting, inducing; incitement, inspiration: dhá ghlúasacht go grianán na rioghna inducing him [to go], Ériu v 166.59 . gan bheith dá ngluasacht idir an tsainnt ┐ an craos being swayed between, TSh. 9553 . tré ghluasacht ... an Sbiorad naoimh inspiration, Parrth. an Anma 56 . (?) ni bud mor in cin mannur no gluasacht do thabhairt fair `destruction or temptation,' MacCarthy 50.14 . ciondus chuirius an choland cathughadh oruinn? Mailli rē claonadh do chum gach uilc ┐ drochghluasachta. Crēd dā ngoirend tú drochghluasachta? Cathughadh ┐ buaidhirt inmhedhōnach dhallus sinn Celtica i 189.929 .