aipéile

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aipéile or dil.ie/1566

Forms: abéla

n (aipéil). Also abéla.

(a) quickness, suddenness: tre aibele a bais, Aisl. Tund. 121.6 = oibne, 94.2 . is mo is leor a aibeili teit a neach arambi sin deg, 23 P 10 ³, 52b21 .

(b) flattery, adulation: is aire emnas in cetfocul ar abéla no ar lainni in molta, RC xx 144.1 (ACC). ar lainne in mholta no ar aibéile ráidh .i. ar luatháir ┐ deismirecht eile air: ro bhoi in chú ag aibeile frinn .i. ag luathghair, O'C. 1467 ( H 3.18, p. 651 ). techta fer talman . . . do abela fri beolu Alaxandair, BB 491b10 = do buidechus ┐ do bennachad A., Alex. 374 . ar apéli dognétis comchétfaid dó, PH 6991 . cen sí n-apeli, ZCP i 465.3 . dimmda d'a bethaid cipe / cesacht ┐ áibele, Lib. Hymn. i 83.z ( LB 238 marg.).