derge

Cite this: eDIL s.v. derge or dil.ie/15636

 

Forms: d., dirge

n (= dergae and deirge) , f. (derg) redness, ruddiness; flushing: d.¤ gl. rubedo, Ir. Gl. 939 . co ndeirgi fola laig, BDD § 2 . begcan dergci innti arar' ṡil fuil ar Tigerna, Maund. 71 . deirge in-a ghruaidh ┐ fíoch feirge fair, Ériu i 93 § 47 . ní innisfea nech . . . a d.¤ ┐ a roḟoillsi, FA 8 ( LU 2022 ). slog co ṅdergi ṅdrech (: merci), LB 124a48 = go ndeirge ndreach (: meirge), Keat. iii 2033 . Of foliage: deirge a cluimh, TD 13.4 . derga na sul, 23 K 42, 424.11 . fúal ag dul a nderga, 3 C 19, 13 va9 . n s. dirge, 24 P 22, 181.11 . gorain derga . . . timcheald na srona maille re diorga na haidhchi (leg. haighthe), 3 C 19, 288 va15 . Fig. intensity, fervour: deirge a déar (of Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xlii 12 .