tarr, tairr

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tarr, tairr or dil.ie/40128

Forms: tairr, tarra, tairr, —e, t.

n [u ?, i ?], m. n s. tairr, ScM.² 17.32 (Eg.). Laws iv 306.4 . g s. in tarra , ScM.² 17.3 . Laws ii 240.3 Comm. a d s. usually tairr. Later apparently o, m. IGT Decl. § 39 , §45 (g s. —e, m. and f.), 96 (o, m.).

Stomach, belly (somet. translated back, etc., but this does not seem justified by the exx. Cf. however fora thairr, TBC² 891 =for druim, TBC 1571 , and the phrase for t.¤ under II): tairr .i. arinní taircther ind cach biad, Corm. Y 1262 . torrach quasi tairr-recht .i. roracht a brū immon gein, 1264 . t.¤ ` breast ,' Eg. Gl. 165.

I

(a) Of animals (most frequ. pigs) belly; side of bacon with hindquarters; carcass : dartaid inite cona thimthuch bés a thige; tarr muicce [.i.] les is tinne ícas la boin, nó thinne ordlaig ina chumbu choir ┐ trí méich mracha ┐ leth méich thara 'a shrovetide yearling bullock with his subsidiary payment is his customay house render: he pays the tarr of a pig ([that is] hind-quarter and side) with the animal or a side of cured bacon with an inch of fat, properly butchered, and three bushels of malted barley and half a bushel of kiln-dried wheat' Críth G. 108 , Peritia xv 320 . t.¤ loigi meich `a [pig's] belly worth a sack,' Laws ii 238.13 . t.¤ tuirc, H. 3. 18, 394b ( O'C. 880 - 1 ). ro-sūig in tairr ... cona-farcaib bannai de (tarr, v.l.), ScM.² 17.4 . a droim ┐ a t.¤ ┐ a huruscall, Feis TC 559 . co tanic Sithgal ... in degaid a bó. co fuair Líath L. for a tairr ic a coscrad, LL 160a45 . a fheōil tarra togāin, Bruchst. i 28 § 63 . tlam do th.¤ ag muilt fhidnaigi, IT iii 104.19 (=tárag, LU 7014 ). t.¤ círdub ┐ erboll úainecda (of a dog), Mer. Uil. 284 . an leoghan ... ┐ a t.¤ a n-airrdi re grein, ZCP vi 61.30 .

(b) Of persons : dochorastair in glais for cūlu ossē cona lic fora thairr, TBC² 891 . fosnopair in slōg iarum ┐ a chreit a charpait inn-imnaidm fria thairr, 2880 . tuitid ... cona bhoin for a th.¤ risin n-abhuinn, Lism. L. 1593 . With faen : co tarla a t.¤ faen fuirri so that she lay on her back (supine), RC xv 456.y . ? Niuba tairr faén ri fer | rapí in chaém a chetmunter, LL 143b7 . ? is beart don taoighe dá fíghe aige faena th.¤ , TD 35.10 . Geogr. óthá tairr mara Point atuáid `from the bight of the Pontic Sea,' TTr.² 1047.

II In adverbial and prepositional expressions. (téit) for t.¤ attacks : cēin file in slōg fora tairr while the army is attacking them, TBC² 777 (pursuing them ? Cf. tiagair for tairr A. (of a murderer who had fled), RC xiii 395.10 ). co rolínsad ind fir a teach fair ┐ co ndeachadar fora thairr `had fallen on him,' Ériu ii 24.10 . for tairr aroile for lar ind taigi sprawling over each other, Ériu v 32.x . fo th.¤ at the base of, under : fo th.¤ coire sin coclaid, LL 145a36 . fo tarrib taebleirg tuignech, Auraic. 5147 . in tegsin fó t.¤ Ceise (a mountain), Duan. Finn i 92 § 124 . codlais fá th.¤ chroinn, TSh. 9000 . téit di thairr dies in childbirth : ba ben atiden do thairr .i. ben tēit di thairr, ZCP xv 355.15 . beann teite di t.¤ .i. eiples iar mbreith lelaip, Laws v 486.9 , 488.1 . do theilg druim Temhra fá tairr who turned T. upside down (?), IGT Decl. ex. 1248.

Note also : ni taigi tarr-fine toranna mbruige .i. ... in fine donither re t.¤, i taitius, Laws v 452.15, y . See St. in E. Ir. Law 111 (tarr-fine=bronn-fine children of the `bait- sech'). cosmhail barr a ghlaice gile | ré t.¤ slaite ige úaid `as though thou beheldest the thick part of the hoop of a torque (?),' KMMisc. 168.27 . tachráin bhíos ar baois as éisg 'na dtairr, TD 35.9 .

Compds. ¤derg red-bottomed (of sods) : na foít tarrruada tairrdergga, LL 189b33 . ¤fine, see Laws v 452 supra. ¤gel bright-bellied : cech bradan taebalaind tairrgel baethlem- nech, RC xxvi 136.26 . ¤ísel : low-bellied, fat : gabáil brocc taebtrom tarrisel, Acall. 7392 . ¤lethan broad-bellied : in t-athach t. tromnertmur, ZCP vi 288.23 . tar taebhuib ... tarrletna aroile, St. Ercuil 2395 . ¤lethar some leathern part of a shield ; a kind of leather used in making a shield (?) : fa thairrlethar in scēith, TBC² 2340 . scíath ... forsna talla ceartchosair ... for a tharsciu tharlethair, BDD² 812 , see Gloss. ¤lomnocht naked (cf. tarnocht) : lobhrán truagh tarr-lomnocht, BNnÉ 179.1 . ¤ruad see ¤derg supra.