dile

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dile or dil.ie/16388

 

n , f. (1 dil) dearness, delightfulness, value; a beloved object, treasure: linib a nduis a ndile, SR 8258 . ata do dili (diliu, v.l.) ar tigerna linni co ngabam amal míconach mor duind gan ar mna ┐ ar clanna . . . do comtoitim sund immaille frind fein, CCath. 2712 . Críst cóem tar dili, Fél. Ep. 66 . ni dingnem tainsiumh na nGall ar mo d.¤ le Duibhgenn, Cog. 98 . taraill iarum ara d.¤ dia hacallaim, Dinds. 65 (= taraill leiss ara dili dia a, Folklore iii 492 . taraill iarom ara dili dia a., LL 170a46 ). atnaichset na mna ar d.¤ | sethnuch soer na hinghine, Leb. Gab.(i) 20 . Dil tra . . . Eremón rosadnaichtsi ar a d.¤ lais, 258 . gabāil inna n-écnairce | mór a nd.¤ (a d.¤ , LB) duit, ACL iii 319 . guide ina coimdhíne | mōr a d.¤ dūn, 320 . as é d.¤ na n-inghen, Caithr. 22 . a mo d.¤ a Dé, ACL iii 232 = Ériu vi 113 . corap tū mo d.¤-sea, iii 14 . don ghríbh dár dhúcha d.¤ , Ó Bruad. ii 140 . d.¤ .i. grádh no annsa, O'Cl. In cheville: desin fri déine ndile | lind mná Féile fírgile, Metr. Dinds. iii 290 . Note also: boi Astiages in t-ap | i n-anes a hocht trichat | co ronathraigh a dili | cir maith mac a ingeni, Lec. 77b14 (= co roindarb a d.¤ , 44b30 , coro indarb a dil de, Uí Maine (facs.) 101b13 .)