2 anair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 anair or dil.ie/3314

(cf. prep. ar). Adv. of place stressed on the second syll., see Bard. Synt. Tr. § 217 .

(a) from the front, before: nath .i. noaid a.¤ `it praises from the front', Auraic. 1581 . occá sirḟegad imme a.¤ ┐ aníar anes ┐ atúaid, LU 2028 ( FA 10 ). In phrase fri x a.¤ towards x from the front, in front of x: fria ó a.¤ in front of the ear, Corm. Y 44 . unsea riu sain a.¤ anechtair before them on the outside, MU² 562 . co n-dechaid gend trit fri fosad a edain a.¤ , IT ii2 242.16 . ro-cúmtaigset eclais . . . fri huamaid a.¤ in front of the cave, PH 6338 . Perh. also in: at-chonnarc and triar fris aníar ┐ anoir ┐ triar ara bélaib ind ḟir chétnae, BDD² 677 .

(b) In same constr. east of (see GOI § 483 ): hiliricum .i. regio inter italiam et greciam .i. fri Grecia aníar et fri etáil anáir to the east of Italy, Wb. 6b17 . bendacht for Colum Cille / co nnóebaib Alban alla .i. fri muir anair `to the east of the sea', Thes. ii 306.23 (Hy. i). fri Manistir a.¤ `east of Monasterboice', 310.32 . ra dún a.¤ , MU² 526 . a aiged frinde a.¤ fri fuined ṅgrene, PH 3320 . With other prepp.: is hé fil hi Cúil Rathin for ur na Bandae a.¤ on the eastern bank of the B.(?), Trip.² 1944 . atá cend ríghdachta na hAráipe chuicci anoir . . . ┐ in Gregc aniar `on the east . . . on the west' (of boundaries of Judaea), Maund. 65 .

(c) from the east (implying motion): ro-dālsat-som etir aníar ┐ a.¤ , Sc.M² 5 . in tan doregasu cot búaib a.¤ , TBFr. 349 . ni terno nech dona tainic anoir `of those that came from the east', Dinds. 23 ( RC xv 323 ). tar éis a techt anoir dhóib (i.e. from Scotland to Ireland), L. Chl. S. 37 . Of the east wind: na gaoithe anoir, TSh. 10711 . With the idea of motion much reduced: ic bán-shoillsiugadh a.¤ do'n la lánsoluis, MR 112.5 . fuair mise . . . mo chuid . . . d'éadálaibh ó Néill anoir from the east, TD 14.21 . Note also: anoirin a ttráigh mar thríallfuid / do shoighin Chláir . . . `from the east', SGS iv 142 § 17 .

Compds. ¤-des from the south-east: i Tír Glaiss fris anairdes, Trip.² 2410 . ¤-túaid from the north-east: 'san gháoth anosa anorttúaidh, IGT Introd. 28.z .