crislach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crislach or dil.ie/12978

n o, [m.] (cris). Orig. `that part of the body which is enclosed by the crios or girdle ', O'Rahilly, GJ xviii 569 . ┐ chrisluch no huahucht gl. gremioque, Ml. 93a22 . Us. womb; offspring, child: a c.¤ ina hōghi Maire, Otia ii 97 § 29 . inge mna conberat conglaisi . . . daidh is for suige bis cin a crislaigh, O'Curry 2539 ( Eg. 88, 45 (46)a ). ban-urraid, no is i in ben crislaig .i. is le fein in coimpert sin, Laws v 202.13 Comm. cach baithsigi a c.¤ , ZCP xvii 54 § 41 . gach mathair (leg. -ar, Thurn.) a crioslach every mother has a right to her offspring, xx 196.20 , cf. Celtica i 103.506 . fora mmac atá a cin .i. fora crisluch, LL 37055 ( PMLA lvi 941 ). Cf. bronnfine .i. crislaig mná, H 3.18, 383a35 .

In transfd. sense interior, confines : ra theglach bhadessin .i. ra c.¤ na Cráebrúade `the intimate household of the C.', TBC-LL² 4729 . c.¤ cocuasta na firmámeindti `hollow dome', TTebe 3078 . ag cosnamh crioslaigh ┐ cuan na críche, Keat. i 6.61 `interior and harbours', O'Rahilly, loc. cit. ro línadar crislaigi in chuain uili, CF² 95 . tar crislaigib . . . na cisel, ML² 672 = chrioslachaibh `sides', ML 46.12 . cuartaigis C.¤ c.¤ in catha . . . as a medon, MR 248.21 . Note also: crioslach na timcheall do ruadhan blainge tuirc (= cris), Oss. v 42.2 .

With prep. I N- as quasi-prep. phr., but us. with some retention of literal meaning: targlammair in sruth / cech míl beo bái 'na crisluch which it contained, SR 1638 . a geineamain a c.¤ an talman (of Anteus), CCath. 2894 . i c.¤, ┐ i certmedon Dal Cais, Cog. 194.19 . a c.¤ . . . na diadachta in the intimacy of, MR 126.15 . tuc a guala a c.¤ a scēith, ZCP xiii 227.1 . ? atraachtatar L. . . . i n-imdornaib a claideb, i cúslaigib (leg. crislaigib ?) a scíath, LL 38699 ( RC xiii 90 § 111 ). a crislaigibh na sciath, CF² 800 `within the shelter of the shields', Gloss. ticfa cobhlach Saxan / a c.¤ cúain Érend, ZCP iii 32.13 . o ro siachtadar edh cian a c.¤ mara across the bosom of the sea, RC xxvi 134.x . i crislaigib na cath cráebach in the ranks of, LL 32463 ( TTr. 1659 ). i crislaighibh a long fein `holds', CCath. 2000 .