1 cét-

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cét- or dil.ie/8866

ord. num. prefixed to nouns, adjj. and verbs. In later lang. us. with palatalized -d before palatal initials: mar an gcéidfhear (: éidear), PBocht 13.36 . an céidchion, DDána 21.15 . `When preceded by the art. it is occasionally lenited even before a masc. noun', Párl. na mB. Gloss .

(a) With nouns first and allied meanings (early, original, proto-, primary, primal, former, first-mentioned, aforesaid, foremost). `With more or less of a technical connotation in many cpds.', Laws Gloss. (with list). See also ZCP i 315 - 6 . is hé in cét sians didiu gl. duplex . . . sensus, Ml. 36a32 . do aitrius ar cet-choggbala, Vita Br. 28 . dochetadbur nandule, SR 22 . i cétaidchi `on the first night', Thes. ii 320.6 (Hy. ii). cedra (= cétráth) cairdi, Ir. Recht 9 § 12 `ein Bürge für einen Vertrag mit einem auswärtigen Stamm', 11 . cét rath cacha selba, O'Dav. 1374 . mād cētchin a first crime, Cáin Ad. 42 . na n-iach cétṡnáma first-run salmon, SCano 12 (see Ériu xi 86 , xii 244 ). a saillméth do sainmesaib ┐ a chētbairgein lethmech (perquisites of a monk), ZCP vi 271.21 . isīsin cétben díb ruc hí, BColm. 52.20 . go céidféil Muire to the feast of the Annunciation, ZCP x 18.16 . don chetfóit `the surface-sod', RC xiii 454 § 48 . hi cētāin cēt(h)- gaimrid November, ZCP xii 235 § 51 (cf. FM i 524.3 ). sicc romor isin cetgemred, Ann. Conn. 1251.13 . cīa cétliaigh robūi ind-Ēirinn ar tús ríam? ZCP viii 105.12 . ? Mac duine / timghair aithe a mhaoeine, / Mac Dē nimhe nī maithi / a cēdmaoine cach laithe, ZCP xii 296.6 . cetpearsu uathaid `I person singular', Auraic. 304 . cetfear illda `I person plural', 307 . i comdāil a cēttserci, BColm. 90.25 . cētshercus ēcmaise, Aisl. MC 3.21 . cetlong in betha .i. Argo `foremost', TTebe 1941 . cetblegon a bó biestings, Cog. 48.18 . gach ced arc is gach ced uan (a due), Hy Maine 13.8 . cétbunni darach, TBC 563 `prime oak sapling', Táin 457 . sna céid-ṡlighthibh `from the start', Content. x 22 . isin dara cét lá deidenach don ré `on the second last day of the term', Laws iv 136.1 Comm. an ced long triallfus tar tuind the next ship, Prolego- mena 42 § 11 . na cédchirt the above-mentioned words, IGT Decl. § 41 . rún an chéid-fhir (: éigin) the first man, the former (of the figure in the apologue as distinguished from him to whom the moral is applicable), Dán Dé vi 33 . 's í ar gcaitheamh a céadaoise being past her youth, v 28 . mar chéadshaimhghréin, DDána 114.12 `as early summer sun', Ir. Monthly 1920, 164 . do shlānughadh na bpeacthach, darab eadh mise do chēuddaoinibh of whom I am chief, Parrth. Anma 4933 . mo chéid-gin firstborn, Jer. xxxi 9 . is na cedlaithibh do mís September, FM vi 2138.7 . croide gacha cédmacáim `striplings at this their first essay', Caithr. Thoirdh. 45.34 . mar aon chéad-bhean wife, Keat. Poems 980 (cf. cétmuinter). trí cét leitreachaib gach aen focail initials, O'Gr. Cat. 287.14 . coll cétingen (? sic leg.) = jus primae noctis the deflowering of the first maidens, the first deflowering of the maidens, Comp. CC 64 § 88 .

(b) Rarely with adjj.: tri prímlaích . . . it é cétlíatha turning grey, LU 7699 ( BDD 128 ). trícha casbrat cetluaitte (cet[ḟ]uaiti, v.l.), BR² 355 . i cet ceptha . . . cet urlum . . . lan urlum roughed out . . . beginning to be ready (stages in manufacture of a millstone), Laws i 188.23 Comm. ar slog Conaill ced-guinig first to wound (inflicting 100 wounds?), MR 146.20 . Cas Cētgomnig lasrachētgabtha comgni, ZCP viii 302.29 .

(c) With verbs first, for the first time (cf. ceta-, cétnae): cach n-æn rochet aitreb Banbai, Dinds. 78 ( RC xv 478 ). Adam . . . / cīa cétguth rocétlobair? ZCP iv 235.19 . ra cétṡnaidit . . . na clairsin those planks were roughly trimmed, LL 30945 (TTr.); 'those planks were hewn down' Celtica xii 192 . la side rochétecbad corthe, ZCP viii 303.2 . an ceart do chéid-lean, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 24 . tar ar chēid- shil d'fhoil Íosa in addition to the blood He had already shed, Dán Dé xx 28 . do cetloit Tuathal Constapla na nGall in the first place, to begin with(?), Ann. Conn. 1225.24 . gur ab ó cloinn iarla cloinne R. ro chéd sholathair sé bél atha na sluaiccheadh, FM v 1814.z .

With vnn. maróca 'arna cétberbad parboiled, Aisl. MC 67.20 . ic cetcheppad chlár, LL 30949 (TTr.) `rough-hewing', Plummer MS. notes. ronnit a cētraind tīre hísein they make their first division of land, Ériu iii 141.211 . cet-chruthugadh na cruinne, MR 98.15 . Adam in cet-chrutta, LB 225a44 . do cétchesad na pecthach sin, RC xxvi 148 § 28 .