tairbertach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairbertach or dil.ie/39647

adj o, ā (tairbert).

(a) Of arms, blows, etc. effective, destructive, strong: do gai túagach t.¤ trénturig, LU 10414 . boga trent.¤ , TTebe 1551 . aiccsin sloígh tairbertaig (of the host of heaven), ZCP xii 246 § 24.

(b) liberal, generous: co n-ilur tríath t.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 260.6 . Torr[delbach ?] in t.¤ , LL 354e56 . ba t.¤ derci, RC xii 336.5 . an Rí toir- bheartach tréan, A. Ó Dálaigh xviii 4. rún toirbheartach `féile,' DDána 68.41 . do brethaib tairbertacha triath, MR 190.6 . Compar. nír bhó hiomdha mac gallóglaigh ... ro ba tiodhlaictighe toirbertaighe inás, FM v 1692.z .

Note also: toirbhertach bfreccra ó Choluim `yielding answer,' BNnÉ 253.4 . lucht na luinge ... co t.¤ for lethbord na luinge ` crowded ,' CCath. 2096.