techtairecht

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n ā, f. (techtaire) message, errand, mission, embassy: t.¤ gl. legatione, Wb 15d17 . frissin tectairecht dia tuidched, 10a28 . buid for tectairecht hó ísu, 13b5 . inna techtairechtae, Ml 85b10 . ar fóit for techtairechta, Wb 15a15 . angeil ... | do reir Dé fri t.¤ , SR 690 . is é leth ruc tossach a thechtairechta issin Mágnéit do acaldaim Péil, TTr. 773 . cia doragad risin tectairecht sin, CRR 26.10 . in lesugad ┐ in t.¤ `the business and message,' Laws v 194.6 Comm. labhair thall mo theachtoireacht, Irish Review, 1913, 623 § 5 . daréis na techtairechtedh sin da rochtuin, ALC i 516.1 . a leabhraibh taighleoireachta ┐ teachtairiochta, CRR² 68.7 . t.¤ um chert nō um chomroinn chrīchi, ML² 901 . ci[d] dod tug annosa chugam, ┐ na ttángais ris na tectaireachtaib eile `why didst thou not come at the other messages ?,' TFrag. 80.23 . tagraid teachtaireacht shíodha ris ó Laighnibh `brought him an offer of peace,' Keat. iii 3135 .

In various extended meanings: gu cnoc gabala na ngial, ┐ gu tulaig techtairechta na trom sluag `which heavy hosts frequented,' RC i 40.19 =`to the Hill of Summoning of Hosts' (at Tara), Ériu viii 26.12 . t.¤ loṅgsi A. the account of A,'s sea-expedition, TTr. 1070 . Of the flight of a thrown spear: nir toirmesc tosgainn, turais, na techtairechta do chruaid- urchor craisige C. an triur sin do thuitim, MR 264.23 . As quasi-vn.: forend d'ainglib ac t.¤ do Dia going on errands, YBL 169b10 . ní fhedaim gan teachtaireacht don athair `I cannot but go on a message,' TTebe 1073 . tonna trágha ag teachtaireacht, DDána 29.3 , `giving the news,' Ir. Monthly 1927, 260 , cf. RC xxviii 310.7 .