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ettech , ittech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ettech , ittech or dil.ie/20942

adj I o-ā

(a) winged; (of fish) having fins; having wing-like appendages: ítech (gl. velocitate avium pennarum) Ml 40c9 . a chacc cuirre...ittige, Bruchst. 36 § 86 = etighe IT iii 102 § 189 . eóin etecha LU 2422 . immad n-en n-ittech, Rawl. 78b25 . fuair dreim ndedgair n-ittich | do demnaib fo dímiccin, Met. Dinds. iv 84.69 . cnáim ind íaich ettig LL 129b22 . coichline ettech immi LU 9277 . 10235 . cochall eitech imbe TBC² 2573 .

(b) flying, fluttering (?): na mergeda ailli eitecha, Marco P. 57 . CCath. 3109 , etc. Cf. ind detech (leg. etech) Móchae Noéndroma (name of a crozier fallen from heaven), Trip. 40.8 ( Todd Lect. v 51.3 ) = ind itchech Mochoe `volatilis' ib. n. 1 . ind Eittech Mochoe 452.17 . This meaning would also be possible for some of the exx. in (a).

n II Collect. wings, fins: an uile iasc ar a mbia eiteach, Deut. xiv 9 . Lev. xi 9 . dá madh pinn eiteach na n-éan, Dánfhocail 84 . Cf. imdibe a n-edaigh `their wings being clipped' (of hens) Laws iv 118.30 Comm. See ZCP iv 355 .