arrachta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. arrachta or dil.ie/4248

Forms: árrachta, ábhachta, lánshocra, árdachta, ardochta

adj (1 arracht). arr - treated as ár - for metrical purposes in árrachta: ábhachta, DDána 67.15 . : lánshocra, O'Hara 1072 . Also árdachta, ardochta. Orig. spectral (cf. TSh. 6679 and perh. also: an aithid árrachta (of the devil), Trompa na bhF. 4008 ). Usually strong, vigorous, bold, resolute: roordaigestar Grec rigdamnad uaisli a.¤ i remthus catha rompo, BB 431a43 . fir a.¤ sdūamdha, ZCP xiii 181.11 . ? ba lámh a.¤ (arséda v.l.) le P. . . . isin glía[i]dh, CCath. 2157 . duthaidh don fein arrdhochta, Top. Poems 122.6 (= árrochta, Top. Poems² 1518 ). duine uasal árdhachta é, Desid. 2924 . an tan do bhiadh a mhac chomh a.¤ ┐ go líonfadh a mhéar an iodh, Keat. ii 3382 . daóine á.¤ mighty men, Is. xxi 17 . do fhásadar . . . 'na ndaoinibh árrthachta, Gen. vi 4 . ba . . . á.¤ áidhbhseach arrad, Ó Bruad. i 32 xiv . dob áluinn á.¤ a phearsa, ii 252 xxix . do bhí sé á.¤ áluinn, Hackett xxxix 150 . lánamha ardhachta ioldathach, Oss. iii 220.4 . sdét furtill fir a.¤ , ZCP vi 36.31 . cris a.¤ iarnaighi, 285.34 . tri . . . aitinn arrachta, ÉC i 85.23 . corp cnámharrdh- achta, Párl. na mB. 37 . a heire . . . a.¤ , Ériu v 84.20 . builli . . . a.¤ , St. Ercuil 1058 . na chulaidh do-chúaidh rompa / na sdúaidh umail arrochta, IGT Decl. ex. 360 . ? rug a [seadh] a slait chorcra / tarraing eolach arrochta, Magauran 4152 . tuiccsedh a.¤ , Flower Cat. 488.21 . ? do Th. . . . / d'fhígheas amhrán ardochta (arrachta v.l.), Ó Bruad. ii 208 § vi . Cf. airrechtga (airechtaigh, arrachta v.ll.) fresligi, Tec. Corm. § 16.57 . Superl. ant aenmac rig . . . dop ailli ┐ dob a.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1333.6 . Adv. in cocad do ergi co a.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1389.2 . do eirig a aigned co ha.¤ la hEchtair da hinnsaigid, BB 431a13 . go hathgarb ainmin ardachta, Flower Cat. 341.18 . co glan ┐ co h-arrachta pure semper ac strenuus, ITS xxix 197.25 . is laigide na lochta / mé ar m'inntinn go harrochta / neach ar a mianaibh go meirbh / dá mbeath is iarraidh Ifeirn `if I rule my heart with vigour', Dán Dé xxi 9 .