1 túar

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[n o, n. ? t.¤ ngarg, Metr. Dinds. ii 44.31 ] Perh. vn. of do-fera (duferthar gl. conditur, Ml. 138a9 ), Wortk. 178 , ZCP xviii 318 . See túaraid.

I Sign, omen, portent .

(a) With follg. gen. (in many exx. in this section the meaning cause, reason would also suit. See also under II): t.¤ fola fleochud | t.¤ tedma tart, Tec. Corm. 17.5 - 6 . a thoisc dobo th.¤ rige `an omen of reproach,' Metr. Dinds. iii 56.29 . tigerna ... | beith 'na agaid is ansēn, | nī tūar ratha ar talmuin tigh `it is no sign of grace on earth', ZCP xii 385.11 . is tūar dīthi dāine | mo naomhchloc caom ceōlach my bell (used in excommunication) brings ruin, 388.28 . tuar nindlighidh `prognostic of illegality,' Laws i 50.22 Comm. ? gilidir casnaide cóir | ... | t.¤ mongi maicc Echdach (of a youth), Ériu iv 94 § 13a . In Mod. Ir. it is usually impossible to decide between the meanings omen and cause: tuar ansógha, O'Gr. Cat. 392.11. gidh tuar mo dhoirre a-dire though what you say is liable to anger me, DDána 101.58 . tuar doimheanmna, Dánta Gr. 44.12 . tuar feirge foighide Dé, PBocht 25.1 . ar chan tusa is tuar fodhoird `your poem will cause you repining,' Content. xxiii 1 . tuar fola `omen of blood,' Oss. iv 66.6 . tuar gill `a man promising excellence' (note to 80.32a ), Aithd. D. 26.12 . tuar guil a chuilim do cheol, KMMisc. 49.23 = Measgra D. 57.1 . múr d'ollamhnaibh innse Fáil | leis do tógbhadh, tuar iomráidh `a portent of fame,' Content. xxx 13 . tuar malluightheachta, TSh. 215 . bá tuar timdibhi saoghail ... dósomh innsin, AFM v 1616.x . is tuar tala do thionnsgnadh it is enough to awaken our love, A. Ó Dálaigh x 4. gidh t.¤ tuirsi, Ériu ix 10.125 .

(b) As vn. foretelling, foreboding, prophesying: beid mná siabhartha ... | ag tuar an chatha do chor, TD 4.28 . suidhe i n-adhbha Airt ... | a chairt ní tharla ga thuar `his charter promises not that he rule in Art's house,' Aithd. D. 17.24 . an chlann dar dual dola ar neamh | ag tuar a fhola d'aithfear, DDána 27a.29 . do bhuail a cheann ar chloich ... ag tuar sonais dó, Keat. iii 795 . do rugadh le bás an báire is lia dá thuar `the game, as oft was threatened, hath been won ...,' Ó Bruad. ii 106.9 . gur theastuigh roimh nóin, | ar dtuar a blátha d'áille a hearraigh um thós she died ... in the promise of her beauty, Hackett xii 14 . ná bí ag tuar do thriall amach `do not anticipate thy departure,' Oss. vi 188.23 . Note also: dorinneadar na deamhain drochthuar dhó `gave him bad omens,' Keat. ii 790 . do rin Cathfach draoi ... tuar ┐ tarrangaire don inghion, IT ii2 110.x . an tráth rugadh an mac so dho, ┐ go bh-facaigh an drochthuar faoi, GJ iii 122a12 . ar sráid dá thuar is luath mo hata dhíom `to salute him, doffed my hat must quickly be,' Ó Bruad. ii 20.20 . ? gach gaisgídheach a's tréan shluagh, | do thug a thuar' ar an bh-Fhéinn, Oss. iv 138.8 .

II Act of meriting, deserving, winning, gaining, obtaining (not always distinguishable from I): ni fil a[i]rcsiu nā aititiu eter brathraib na finibh ... fri forcetal dāna, fri tuar ngraidh ... in gaining (poetical) rank (?), ZCP xii 365.5 . ag tuar nime dar n-anmain, KMMisc. 317.18 . lá dá raibhe sé ag siobhal | ag tuar diomdha an Dúiliomhan (Paul), Dán Dé vi 27 . bean torrach ag tuar broide who had deserved imprisonment, DDána 37.6 (= fa tuar broide, Ir. Syll. Poetry 41 ). go dtí leam a thoil do thuar till I win His love, DDána 38.12 . rí don fhuil uasail ... | a-tá ag tuar na hairdríghe, Aithd. D. 18.36 . déanta tuar na Tríonóide `I must merit the Trinity,' Dán Dé v 7 . gidh tuar séad san saoghal súd `though they win wealth in the world' (of lies), A. Ó Dálaigh v 2. tuar toile, DDána 108.20 . ní d'fhaghbháil teasda gan tuar, 91.56 . ré tuar ┐ ré tuilleamh na glóire thall, TSh. 4960 . an mada cartaighthear a ttigh na bratha ┐ fhilleas ann aris ag tuar a chaoirlighthe a n-athuair the cur who is turned out of the meat-shop (?) and returns thither to be ejected anew, Luc. Fid. 332.8 . See also under 1 túr.