gúasacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gúasacht or dil.ie/26762

n (gúas) ā, f. (m., IGT Decl. § 25 )

(a) danger, peril, difficulty : di cach gúassacht in betho, Wb. 13c7 . guasacht dia ic són ┐ dia bethaid, Ml. 38c10 . mo soirad ar cech guasacht todochidi, 47d5 . Día dom chobair ... | ar cech ṅgūasacht nodgūasim, Hy. vi 3 . ar guin, ar gūasacht ar gābud, ib. 24 . co mbo dítnith in cach guasacht, ACL iii 10.13 . a nguasacht gl. in periculo, Gild. Lor. 6 . is ro-mor in guasacht, in óigrecht-sa ... do beth for sechrán, PH 7786 . in ro-n-scérai ... nochta no guassacht no claidem ?, 5874 . in t-í dobeir grád do'n guasacht, 7735 . is cian o ghuasacht cech faitech, 4863 . co ro-imgaibe nech gaibthe ┐ guasachta in t-shaegail, 4861 . a pl. fo-ro-damair guasachtu for muir ┐ tír, ib. 1659 . o fogebed popul Israel ... guassachtu móra, Three Hom. 92.29 . araile daine batar i nguasacht mor for Muir Thorrén, Lat. Lives 99.10 . Críost do ghairm ... ré linn a ghuasachta, TSh. 2060 . is annamh bhíos tláith i nguasachtaibh (= in rerum angustiis), Keat. i 64.61 . do bhéruimne fa deara dhó, nach bía gúasachd ar bioth oruibhsi we will secure you, Matthew xxviii 14 . trouble : Sliabh Luachra i nguaiseacht trét thóirneamh, ITS iii2 52.28 .

(b) fear, anxiety : guin deilg nī dīol guasachda, IGT Decl. ex. 848 . an nī fā ngabhaim guasacht which I dread, Studies 1921, 419 § 10 .

(c) npr m. épscop Gúasacht macc Milcon, Trip.² 997.