cúil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cúil or dil.ie/13497

 

Forms: chúl, cúlae, cula, cúla, Cule, Cúle, cúileanuibh

n perh. orig. ā, f. n s. in chúl, LU 5559 . g s. cúlae, Fél. Nov. 11 . cula, cúla, 116.27 . LL 3189 . Cule, Reeves Ad. 31.2 . Cúle, Thes. ii 271.8 (Ardm.). chuile, AU i 56.x . Fél. 258.25 . Corp. Gen. 41.24 . c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 42.9 . d p. cúileanuibh = lanes, Luke xiv 21 .

Corner, recess : gaib do chuil isin charcair, Thes. ii 290.13 . is olc in chúl catha inon fil, LU 5559 . ? ni bu chul serci do Ultaib, IT i 77.2 ( LMU 16 ). do ṡíreigim cecha cúli ┐ cecha cerna de (of a helmet), TBC-LL¹ 2582 . in teg-sain ón ch.¤ co araile, LL 38073 . fo ceithri cúilibh Érenn, CF² 569 . a cuil a chaemduirnd `in the hollow of his fine hand', TTebe 976 . in fairrgi itir chuan ┐ ch.¤ ┐ chearn ┐ charraig, CF² 73 . 's mé gan bhíadh a gc.¤ cumhaing, Duan. F. i 24 § 16 . i cuil ecin din forais, Grail 2481 . cúl [díona] (: súgh), DDána 26.34 . tomhus mhúir Theamhra . . . / ó ch.¤ chearna go a slios slim, 119.2 . ar cc.¤ dídin (= refugium, Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 3850 . go mbeidh do ch.¤ go fann, Dánfhocail 34 (`a corner-heap, hence store, means ', Gloss.). Fig. dá chor san ch.¤ `putting him in strait', PBocht 20.4 . bātar cethri cula for in cathraig sin ┐ sé míli for cech n-ae sides (?), Marco P. 69 . .u. cula bis uirre (a precious stone), Celtica ii 125.147 .

Astron. ni roitit an en cuil dona ceithri cuilib `are never in the quadrate aspect', Ir. Astr. Tr. 96.10 .

Very common in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom. s.v. cúl , Fél., Index of Places , AU Index (cúil , cúl) etc.

Cf. cúl.