túalaing

Cite this: eDIL s.v. túalaing or dil.ie/42198
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: túalang, tuailnge, Tualang

adj Perh. i- stem, but O. Ir. n s. túalang. s- stem, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 117 , but tuailnge, Wb. 17b5 , cited as n p. by Ped., seems to belong to túailnge, q.v. (*to-fo-long-) able to, capable of .

I With follg. gen.: am tualang dano a hétarcerta, Wb. 12d22 . is tualang for ṅd[íten], 26b4 . is and is tualáng a nerta `then is he effective in his exhortation,' 31b11 . combi t.¤ saintrebtha ┐ gabála[e] se(a)lb, Críth G. 78 . ni tualuing toile, Laws v 132.7 . óba t.¤ labartha, BDD² 55 . uair nír tualaing catha, LU 3206 . am tūalaing mo daltai capable of rearing a fosterchild, ZCP v 503.21 . tualaing tachair, TTebe 1541 . cia bhus tualaing teichidh?, Dán Dé v 14.

II With follg. acc. (usually a vn.)

(a) bá (leg. bad) tualang cách forcital alaili `let each be fit to instruct another,' Wb. 6d13 . as tualang deacht todiusgud crist, 13c15 . ni tualaing toxal, Laws i 102.23 . is tualaing som forgell for cach recht, 78.19 . gurub tualaing slan ┐ freiteach, O'Curry 1591 ( 23 Q 6, 2a ). ní t.¤ nech ... a chosnam frit, LU 8152 ( FB 11 ). ni tualaiṅg mór nad ḟulaiṅg no nad geib in ṁbec they who cannot endure or accept a little are not capable of much, RC iii 176.35 . tualaing ferann able to possess land, LL 387a1 . nī tūalaing nech mo marbad, ZCP vii 302.28 . nach geba Cruachain d'á éis | rí budh tualaing a aisnés `a king of reputation equal to his,' Celt. Rev. iv 24.31 . cor-bam tualaing-se a chomet, Anecd. i 10.18 . is tūalaing Dīa sin God can do that, ZCP vii 306.34 . do Bhanbha ... ní tualaing | rí ... an tuaraim thug no king can give such hope to Ireland as he did, DDána 94.12 . fear nach tualaing a tógbháil (croch), PBocht 23.1 . níom tualaing suan, TSh. 2144 (quot.). ni tualuing mhé beith ica bhfegadh, Caithr. CC 21.1 . Impers.: cur mná tairse nach tualaing | a-tá d'aidhbhse ar Fh. `that no woman can be set above her,' Aithd. D. 18.20 . cathair dhithoglaidi ... nir'bhá tualaing n-amais fuirri could not be attacked, Marco P. 131.

(b) With vn. constr. of the type: ni t.¤ trá nach ndúil in chétmad rand ... d'innisin, LU 2484 . conidam t.¤ airer críchi d'imditin, 10294 . Cf. corbo tualaing fogla do denum, 3194 (fogla gs. ? ap. ?). re lind Ugaini viii. ur fo tualaing bir D[eichen] do imcoimet eight men could look after the spit of D., Celt. Rev. viii 75.14 . gach ród nach iongabhtha d'fhior ... | tualaing gach aon lé mbudh áil | raon ré ghualainn do ghabháil every road not to be taken ... he who wishes can take the one beside it, Dán Dé vi 2 . triúr nach tualaing mé | do chosg dhíom, DDána 5.9 . nír' bo thualaing gnimrad míled do frecra, CCath. 329.

(c) Occas. also in Laws with follg. finite clause: ni tualaing rod gaba athgabail na di fornaisc `he is not capable of taking distress who is not able to bind it,' i 84.9 . ni tualaing roda selba sanna nech no do ren `one who has sold land cannot unbind it,' 202.5 .

III In constructions with prepp.: dar gcoimhéidne is tú is tualuing, TD 41.17 . dar gcomairce is tú as tualaing, DDána 67.3 . o nach t.¤ thú féin do dhol ann, Ériu v 194.554 . bhur gcosnamh cia dar tualaing?, Aithd. D. 39.1 . cia dán tualaing a thuigsin?, Dán Dé xiv 25 . targaidh nemh —is air ba tualaing only he could make such an offer, BNnÉ 138.1 . gorbo tualaing catha Cuinn ar maithib Muman ar in mag sin, ML² 294. ar niba tualaing fri forbba (tualaing orba; tuailing oirb, v.ll.) ara ōetid, Corp. Gen. 71 (124a39) .

As n. pr.: Téa ┐ Tascur ┐ Tualang , TBC-I¹ 1678 = TBC-LL¹ 2021 . In n. loc.: Magh Tualaing, ML² 296.