athargab

Cite this: eDIL s.v. athargab or dil.ie/4650

Forms: aithergab, aithirgabu, athargubu, athargubu

n o, m. Also aithergab, etc. Taken by Ped. ii 529 as decompound of forgab. arm(s), weapon(s): arind atharcub gl. pro instructu armorum, Ml. 63c1 (cf. aithergabthe). aithirgabu gl. armatura (Dei), Wb. 22d10 . inna athargubu gl. arma, Ml. 66c11 . cen athargubu gl. inermes, 64a11 . athorgaib .i. forgaib aith, ut est indilsi athforgaib .i. is indilas dona mnaib forgaib aith dona harmaib do tabairt, O'Dav. 118 . athorguibh .i. bi[d] doich lium gurub ainm don gá, 145 . athargaib .i. imrisin, 191 = athargu .i. imrisin no gaisced, Ériu xiii 82 § 309 . is and fod-chi- cherseom ar gním n-aithergaib on a deed of arms, BDD² 1091 . mani gabtha gním n-aithergaib do Conaire, LU 7860 (aitherg-, BDD² 1410 ). am athlom athargaib I am a ready fighter, 10628 . ? crann gill atharguib, Laws v 482.27 . do foglaim aithergaib to learn to carry arms, IT ii2 226.22 . ? cetharda frisa cuibdither a mbérla féine . . . dlúithe coibce . . . dluithd (sic for dluithe ?) athairgib, O'D. 849 (H 3.17, 603).

Later also in sense of wounding, slaughter, etc.: ní roacht C. guin no a.¤ for feraib hE., TBC 1548 . aithli aithforgaib maic Mugairni after the attack of the son of M., Fianaig. 12.10 descaid athargaib esarcoin, Anecd. iii 15.9 . fa crechtach . . . on afurgaib `struggle', ZCP vi 30.19 .

Gramm. madh fo athargab beus, Auraic. 3387 ` syncope ', Gloss.