turchairthech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. turchairthech or dil.ie/42506

Forms: turcharthach

adj o, ā (turchairthe)

(a) Of the sea, seashore, etc. rich in wrack, flotsam and jetsam, produce, fish: fursan muír tadhligh turcarthaigh, KMMisc. 322 § 6. 1 . risin muir duasanaig turcarthaig, TTebe 4470 . go portuib tarcartacha tonn-gorma traicht-geala Toirinnsi `the rich (?) ... harbours,' Celt. Rev. iii 136.20 . fios gach trágha torcharaigh ` fruitful ,' Ériu ix 168 § 45 . da n-ég ni torchartach traigh, Rel. Celt. ii 238.21 . in leth taobuaine ... tráighturcarach, Caithr. Thoirdh. 22.15 . gur bhó toirtheach turchurthach muir ┐ tír ina fhlaith, FM v 1438.11 . Fass ... ron-turcairtech Ruaidh abounding in seals, MR 104.y . a ccuanta caomh- thurcarthacha, FM vi 2362.19 .

(b) In general rich, prosperous, fortunate: rancamar tír ... torthig turcharthig, LB 122b24 . biseach síne ... | ... ag an ghealchladhaigh thaidhbhsigh thorcharaigh (of a country), DDána 83.14 . Clann Trenmoir ger turcharthach, Duan. Finn i 91 § 94 . ro pa toirthech ocus ro pa t.¤ glasláth ... d'édálaib, MR 316.10 . do gabh somh righe Tuadh- muman go toicteach turcoirthe[ch ?], ZCP x 8 n. 2 . sealg ... turcartach, Feis TC p. 61 . bidh é an torc tren turcrut[h]ach (of Máedóc), BNnÉ 193.17 . isin treibh taithnemaigh turchartaigh sin, ÉC i 82.12 .

As subst.: do con[n]airc an turcharthach urbhadhach ... .i. caillioch ard anadhbadh witch (?), RC xxix 136 § 53 . In fictitious n. pr.: Cosgar mac Turchurthaigh, Anecd. ii 64.2 .