túarcon

Cite this: eDIL s.v. túarcon or dil.ie/42222

Forms: tuargaint, tuarcun, tuairgne, tuaircne, tuargain, tuairgin

n ā, f. (u,f., Stokes, KZ xxviii 291 ). vn. of do-fúairc. In Mod. Ir. also tuargaint.

(a) grinding, wearing away (lit. and fig.): huan tuarcain .i. hua détnaig a fiaclae frial- ailiu gl. attritu dentium, Ml 56d4 . arin tuarcain gl. pro ualida attritione ossa posuit (comm. on non est pax ossibus meis), 58a6 . tuarcnae na m[bocht] `of the grinding of the poor,' 29b9 . hua tuarcain gl. salutationem nostram hostium atritione perficit, 84c22 . huan tuarcain gl. impiarum gen- tium attritione gloriosus, 129b11 . Hence in O. Ir. Glosses trouble, sorrow: tuarcun gl. tribulatio, Wb 1c19 . huan tuarcain gl. multa tristitia, Ml 118b4 .

(b) grinding or threshing corn, scutching flax: is bés leosom in daim do thúarcuin ind arbe `to tread out the corn,' Wb 10d6 . tuarcain do-fuaircitis inna grán `the grains used to be crushed by pounding,' Sg. 184b3 . miach cruaid ... la tuarcain sil, Fél. xxiv § 6 . cruadugad arba, ┐ tuargain isin tig ` thrashing ,' Laws v 164.1 Comm. slán n[a] trí cét tuairgne is in aith, no na trí cétbleithe isin muilinn, O'D. 589 ( H. 3. 17, 447 ) = na tri cét tuaircthi, O'D. 2279 ( Rawl. B 506, 25a ). dairt cacha bleithe, no cacha tuaircne co ruice cúic dairte déc, O'D. 1679 ( H. 5. 15, 28b ). tuairgne, tuaircne, tuargain `a batch or charge of a kiln ,' O'Don. Suppl. tere- torium (= tritura) tuairgin, Ir. Gl. 722 . rochennaig Duid oorna | a hithlaind tuaircni orba, Rawl. 79a10 . a scuapaib cen thuargain `in sheaves without being scutched' (of flax), Laws ii 374.5 Comm. (cf. St. in E. Ir. Law 37 ). In sob- riquet: Sust ingen Trentuairgne, Anecd. ii 56.6 .

(c) hammering (in a forge): fogur na ngoband oc tuarcain brotha forsind inneoin, LU 1866 . d'ordaibh troma do thuairgthe | mé gurb inneoin iombuailte, Studies 1931, 661 § 13 . le h-ordaibh ... gabann ar thindib ... 'gá tren- tuargain, MR 238.8 . is eadh is fuaradh do ghiolla an ghabhann, ... a chor do thuargain an iarainn, TSh. 6209.

(d) In general hammering, beating, smiting, clashing: cia con lindfadar in n-óchain mo phopa Chonchobair do thuarggain amlaid-seo ? TBC 6030 . ní assu a tūarcon oldás a imchomét `zerschmettern,' ZCP xi 84 § 33 . oca tuarcain ... la drongaib na ndemna, LU 2243 . an bic ... manip dom thūarcain fo chētóir, ScM.² 13 (minap dom tuarcain ticce, Eg.). ba teand tuargain tuag for trenfheraib na Pers, Alex. 356 . rabaí slat ┐ siriud ┐ sirthuarcon for a lár ica togail (Troy), TTr. 562 . comtuarcaint ... na ndemhan ... ac sirtuairgaint ... na n-anman[n], RC xxviii 320 § 41 . a tuarcain o shondaib co mtís léir a cnámu, PH 1394 . co mbid cach díb oc tuarcain a chind ... for a cheiliu, Ériu iv 28.1 . ar uamhain a bidhbad da tuargain [i]na diaidh `for fear of his foeman's attack behind him,' CCath. 2315 . fri tuarcain lureach, Cog. 162.11 . mar bud nert srotha go sir-tuargain, MR 232.6 . rogabsat tuargaint tenedh tein- nesnech ar aroile `a fiery, fierce attack,' ZCP vi 41.21 . tuar- cain f[h]erdha ... do bēimennuib, ML² 1765 . ag tolladh ┐ ag tuargain arthraigh anma an duine, TSh. 2055 . amhail bhíd tonna ... ag tuargain a chéile san muir, 7466 .

(e) Of the treatment of wounds cleaning, rinsing, bathing with water (?): rucsatar leo é go glassib ┐ go aibnib C. M., do thuargain ┐ do nige a chneda ┐ a chrechta, TBC 4208 = do īcc ┐ būalad a crēcht do uscib C., TBC² 2737.