aipéil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aipéil or dil.ie/1565

Forms: aipél

adj (?ad + bél. See Vendr. Lex. (apéle), and Lochlann ii 221 ). Also aipél. quick, sudden: do bhásaibh aibéile obanna, TSh. 5438 . is aibeil do fregradar, Duan Finn. i 13.52 . Perh. also (with infl. of Engl. able): lé bfétar misi do dhenamh aibél do ghabháil thoraidh an ts[a]othair `which may make me able so to profite', Carswell 195.5 . Compar. cid ullamh rainic cach, luait[h]i ┐ lanaibeile (luaithe lanaibhele v.l.) rainic Fergus, TBC St. 923 = luathium con arnic F., TBC 1035 . As adv. dichuir hi co haibeil (= citius), ITS xxix 150.2 . fuaraidh sin co haibeil (cito refrigerat), Rosa Ang. 60.8 . cin a nindsaighedh co hollamh ┐ co hapel, ALC i 616.1 . cuiris fios go fíoraibéil ar cend C., BNnÉ 234 § 151 . docuaidh Gyi . . . mur a roibhi Feilis co fíraibeil `went directly', ZCP vi 26.6 . do theith co hurrlum aibeil, St. Ercuil 1518 . dá fhuadach go haibéil, TSh. 5222 . Cf. aidbéil.