comairle

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comairle or dil.ie/10657

Forms: -echa, -eda

, f. Later n p. -echa, -eda. vn. of con-airlethar. c.¤ , IGT Verbs § 83 .

(a) advice, counsel, admonition; consolation; decision, resolution, plan; conspiracy; handling, management (cf. 1 airle): comṡólás no c.¤ gl. consolacio, Ir. Gl. 884 (cf. comairliugud). is sí inso mo ch.¤ gl. Spiritu ambulate, Wb. 20b14 . ni sech comairli Dæ gl. per uoluntatem Dei, 29d1 . for comairli `counsels', 18c6 . is hed as chomairlle limm gl. consilium . . . do, 16c12 . dognitis óintaid c.¤ do dénum huilc frium-sa gl. in unum coierunt corpus, Ml. 132c4 . ar brici chomarle `for versatility of counsel', Sg. 38a7 . consolendi (.i. comarle no remcissen .i. boni sibi no alteri ), ZCP vii 481.14 (Enchir. Aug.). is and sin tanic i[n] comairli occai techt do praiceupt do M. decision, plan, Trip.² 357 . in ch.¤ at-biri-siu, Sc.M² § 3.22 . ni renar nach ainim . . . cen c[h]ocur, cen c[h]. `ohne Beratung', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 24 § 6 ( Laws ii 360.18 ). foracaib comarle lasin mnaí im réir na curad, LU 9041 ( FB 79 ). mad meise con-ísed mo ch.¤ if I could make my advice prevail, BDD² 709 . foréimdes c.¤ forru co ndergena fiadmíla díb it was impossible to handle them (of cattle), LL 22030 . c.¤ braith treacherous advice, TBC-LL¹ 2750 . c.¤ dún advise us, CRR 5 . baí c.¤ eter in n-ingin ┐ Labraid . . . Is ed c.¤ do-rónsat . . . plot, Fing. R. 366 , 367 . focressá c.¤ léo counsel was taken by them, CCath. 130 . a lucht cómhairle counsellors, ML 66.1 = a c[h]omairlig . . ., ML² 965 . is ann sin rucastair Conn céim coim-nertmhar gan c.¤ dá chairiugad spontaneous, 1179 . oen ch.¤ do denum toile Dé = unum consilium in voluntate Dei, PH 5437 . eidir dhá chomhairle, DDána 70.1 . le comhairle na ndiscrēti = by counsaile of the discreet, RSClára 25a . comhairleacha an tsoisgéil, Donlevy 146.12 . na ceithre comhairleacha tug mh'athair dhamh, Keat. ii 5309 (see Éigse iii 67 f. ). Of persons counsellor, adviser : mad c.¤ duit do ben, ZCP vii 298.19 . mar aderuit uar comairli ribh, Fier. 82 . cenn c.¤ adviser, counsellor, see col. 121.74 ff.

Uses with prepp. a comarli with intent, designedly , LU 5804 (TBC). a c.¤ Chonchobair on the suggestion of, IT i 75.14 ( LMU 14 ). a comairleib eclaisi, Laws i 208.2 . an chomhairle as ar luigh leis, DDána 6.11 (`her consent to wed Him', Ir. Monthly 1930, 405 ). co mbad . . . d'a c.¤ donethea é `by their counsel', CRR 14 . for comuirle mna, LL 405b36 . fuicfed-sa ar a comairli / coig coicedhaig na hEreand `to his ruling', BCC 137 (138.14) . o ch.¤ inclethi in Choimded through the secret counsel of God, PH 68 . nō gur giallsat d'aon-c[h]. uile d'Eōgan with one accord, ML² 828 .

Uses with verbs: do tabairt ch.¤ do Abisolon, Ml. 23b12 . aen fer nama tuc a comairlle ina agaid `gave his counsel', RC xii 334.7 . do bheirdís . . . iomad comhairleadh air, Mac Aingil 1016 . nach c.¤ . . . dognither la fortacht Dæ, Ml. 51b28 (comaile, MS.). do-rónsat comarli fri sacartaib . . . co tinoltis a n-oen inad took counsel, PH 2954 . do-ní gach cliar comhairle / tocht ar cuan `resolved to go to sea', Magauran 2849 . bíaid olc de ol C. cen co déntar comarlí fris, LU 8094 ( FB 6 ). doroindi Ioib . . . conni ┐ comairli risna haireachtaib, TTebe 576 . mo ch.¤ do dénum `that my counsel should be followed', Wb. 10b25 . co nderna comairli a menman budén, Mer. Uil.² 123 . geib mo ch.¤ take my advice, MacCarthy 50.16 . is hi c.¤ . . . fofrith and . . . the plan hit upon was . . ., PH 263 . na hiressachu do chur a comarli cusin coimdid to have the faithful seek the Lord's advice, 5283 . dá gcuireadh im chomhairle `were [he] to ask my advice . . .', Aithd. D. 32.19 . comhairle do chur orat `advice [to] be given you', Content. ix 11 .

As quasi-vn. act of consulting (about): iarna ch.¤ frie-seon after she had been consulted, IT i 75.1 ( LMU 13 ). cairdi trī lā . . . re comarle, ML² 300 . tancatar a descipuil do chomarli fri hÍsu, PH 5069 . ? etha ód co (? leg. do) comarli imbi cu abbaid Rómæ, Trip.² 2827 .

(b) sagacity, prudence : gním ruirech lais ┐ comarli senchad, LU 7358 (BDD). buaid c.¤ (one of Cú Chulainn's attributes), TBC-LL¹ 663 . is Cathbad drúi . . . ar chéill ┐ ar ch.¤ , CRR 27 . cid maith do ch.¤ ┐ do indtlecht . . ., MacCarthy 52.27 . ecna, intliuct, comarle, / nert, fis, gaire gúr, / omon Fíadat (the gifts of the Holy Spirit) . . ., ZCP v 499 § 4 . o'tchuala H. anní sin asbert narbo comuirle that it was not advisable, LL 405b33 . nirba c.¤ lasin senod did not advise it, Anecd. iii 71.23 .

(c) council, consultative body : sain fri cath . . . no comairli `council', Wb. 12c46 . hi comairli na pecdvch `into the council of sinners', Hib. Min. 14.469 . ro bhaoi aige comhairle a n-ionadh oile `he was holding a council', TFrag. 122.19 . do denam shenaid ┐ c.¤ `to hold a synod and council', PH 6 . Comarlle Generalta 'sa Roim, AU ii 262.5 . tria airle an Justis . . . ┐ na Comhairle, Hugh Roe² 6.7 . S. Aibhisttín ┐ na comhairleadho, Desid. 3747 . a ccomharluíghe ┐ a ccómhthionóil, Párl. na mB. 302 .

Various: nach Laeg . . . rúamnastar c.¤ ar comaltais, TBC-LL¹ 4011 . darōnsat aingil . . . / ceōla comarle don Chomdid, ZCP viii 114 § 8 . madh comhmall ar gcomhuirle, Aithd. D. 40.18 (`feelings'). nach léig cóir go comhairle `lets not justice be taken into account', 67.11 . do-chúaidh a ccomhuirle dhíbh / oruighle sídh ḟúair gá ḟéin, IGT Decl. ex. 1367 .

Compd. With adj. ¤-mer: dronga go gcéill chomhairleimhir, DDána 89.4 (`of quick decisive spirit', Ir. Monthly 1920, 315 ).