dílse

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dílse or dil.ie/16453

Forms: dísle, dísle, dílse

n later also dísle , f. (díles) dísle, dílse, f., IGT Decl. § 3 . Abstr. Nouns § 46 . that which is proper to, inherent in, due or belonging to, hence

(a) propriety (i.e. fitness, peculiar applicability, to), passing into notion of appropriation; ownership, possession (of), right over (freq. with obj. gen. and prep. DO of appropriator or owner): asagnintar as nduine . . . intan asmberar uirgilius assagnintar assin doacaldmaiche tre dilsi, Sg. 29a3 . dilse cimbeto a captive's due, Thes. i 484 . cach biad cona dilsi, cona somilsi, cona slāine . . . (sei) eigenes (nicht gestohlen), ZCP xiv 346 § 7 ( Laws ii 232 ). fiach . . . cona focal ┐ a dilsi ┐ a dilmaine, Bürgschaft 15 § 51a . athgabāil sēt con-imcloī dilsi (.i. a. gabur imin set ┐ imar claechlo a dilsi . . .) distress from `seds' which have changed ownership, Laws i 246 . frithe fairge . . . a dilse uile d'fir frithe sea-waifs become the property of the finder, v 334 Comm. a dilsi do lucht in feruinn cusa tárlu é (of a sea-waif), i 204 . rucus tuinede la fer n-ecoir . . . [Ba] deithbir ar nī bbuī dīlse na aititiu la fer for n-ecrad right of possession, ZCP xv 346 § 37 ( Rawl. 113b20 ). corosgáid A. im dilsi in maige sin do ┐ moa ainm fair entreated them to give him the right of ownership of that plain, Dinds. 69 . tabair-se dilse mo chríche féin damsa, SG 321 . dobreath . . . saer dilsi Muigi mac nErce do is da cloind co brath, Lec. 270a36 asbert M. nach tuc disli a fearaind acht do C. nama (imdillsi, v.l.), Ériu viii 175 . dorat Écubu lándílsi na hingine dó full possession of the maiden, TTr.² 1891 . dorat a ogdilsi fein cona uile maithius dó, RC xii 332 . baile biataigh do iodhbairt don C. . . . it iad slāna na hoghdhilsi go brath, Cadhla Ua D. etc. , `sureties of that perpetual gift', AFM 1176 . Isell C. do cennac ar dilse do Cormac . . . ó h. Flaithnen was purchased in perpetuity by C. from Ua F., CS 1089 . co dardad dilsi fērgleithe co ceann mbliadna, Laws iv 130 . Almu . . . do lecun do ar dilsi, RC ii 90 ( LU 3198 ). dilsi fogla ┐ airgni cathrach na hE. . . . do tabairt do dona hectrandaib the right to plunder and destroy the cities, CCath. 762 .

Hence with subj. gen. property, right, claim: tanic atuaid . . . do thabairt dilsi Gormlaithe ar ecin ō Lagnib, LL 52b15 . freedom, right over one's own actions, emancipation (?): bean nā fuil ac fir ┐ do nā tucad a dilsi, Laws iii 292. 20 Comm. do-rónsam dílsi chennaig frit: latsu 'na rucais linde 'na rucsam we made an appropriation of exchange (i.e. a transference in perpetuity), thine what thou didst take; ours what we took, PH 3217 . feibh mar fuaras dílse an sgéil, | dobhérad díbse a n-iul the truth of the story, O'Gr. Cat. 540 . tenn do denam dind ni as ten . . . is dechned iar ndilsi sin genuinely (?), RC xx 152 . ní dechned iar ṅdilsi tormach sillaibe, 150 . dotuit i ndilsi: dorochair i ndilsi di conid nomen di pudicitia `it has fallen into propriety to her' (i.e. become her special name), Sg. 29a8 . anni nognathaigheth cāch . . . dorochair i ndilsi do, Hib. Min. 168 . direnar in fer uadaib uile, no do rochrathar uile i ndilsi they have all fallen into the right (of compensation), Laws iv 178.21 .

(b) forfeiture . This meaning arises out of (a) in cases where a transference of property is implied, the ownership being forfeited by one of the contracting parties. The follg. instances from Laws illustrate the transition ( ó being used of party which loses, and DO of that which gains possession): mad ro achtaig cin ar ┐ ro hairedh, is dilsi in air cona ṡīl, Laws iv 132 . biaidh dilsi cacha athgabala do eclais and the possession of (right over) every such distraint goes to the church (i.e. is forfeited to it), v 256 Comm. is dilsi a fiach uad `he forfeits the debt' (lit. `it is forfeiture of his debts'), i 114 Comm. dilsi a gill on thi dobeir a geall his pledge is forfeited (lit. the forfeiture of his pledge) by the man who . . . v 188 . dilsi a fiach ōn fir doghni an acra, 310 Comm. When land is seized unlawfully: cach ní berar do techtugadh a dilsi dfir bunaidh, iii 148 . dilsi n-airme `forfeiture of the stock', iii 148 . d.¤ in ratha, ii 270 . dilsi a cotach frithgnuma on adaltraidh, 366 . mleth díchmairc i mmuiliunn mrugḟir, cóic séoit ┐ dílse mine melar díchmairc, Críth G. 239 . trí diubarta forsná íada d.¤ `on which forfeiture does not close', Triads 149 . lánd.¤ do cach láim la fíachu `full forfeiture for every hand with fines' (? one of the duties of a ruler), Tec. Corm. § 2 . druim risna drochgráduib, dílsi gach acabair renunciation of all desire, ZCP viii 215 . imba ar ndilsi co n-ar claind a mainche duit shall it be forfeiture of ourselves with our children into your service? Anecd. i 41 . nech imrét ech i ndomnach, dílsi a eich his horse is forfeit, Ériu ii 204 . a caīrich do dīlsi hi llomrad glassenguirt na rīgna (judgement of Lugaid m. Con), ZCP viii 311 . Note: ni teiged bem i [n]dilsi na [i] ndilmaine uad in vain, TTebe 2526 .

(c) security, pledge, warrant: tucad Pátraic inna dilsi, RC xxxvi 264 ( Rawl. 86a3 ). cach fiach co dísli, cach disli i láim rātha, ACL iii 227 . cach altrom co d.¤, cach d.¤ co rún, 228 . nói ngrad nimi . . . is iat dilsi lúagi lemmthair | dúani Crimthain `they are the securities of the price vouchsafed for C.'s poem', MS. Mat. 491 = LL 45b35 (or pl. of 2 díles?). dodechaid Osraighe i ndilsi fri Leth Cuinn entered into suretyship for (`allegiance with'), AU 858 . rígh Osraighe do bheith i nd.¤ fri L. C., AFM 857 . dobersa dō . . . ┐ doberar Caelaind Craibtheach fris na dilsi I will give him (land) and C.C. shall be surety to him for it (?), YBL 174b39 . ata C. a ndilsi fris fein ┐ fri a ḟearand, 44 . ceithre báis breithe: a breith i ngó, a breith cen dílse . . . (.i. faoi omhan gan árach), Triads 244 .

(d) loyalty, fidelity , (cf. 1 díles (c) loyal ), common in later lit.: issed is dóennacht, dílsi ┐ diute, tua ┐ trebaire, LL 294a34 . d'fiachaib ar Dh. umhla is dísle do choimhéad do R. to be obedient and faithful to R., Keat. iii 5116 . ni raibhe dísle ag duine d'eis Chumhail d'Fionn, 3 B 14, 39 . ní fríth . . . neach . . . do rinne dísle dhoiséin, 41 . ní chomhall sí d.¤ dhamh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 3 . i n-aghaidh mo dh.¤ dhuid | m'faghail is tríbhse tánuig, TD 14.147 . ar derbdilsi a thinōil ┐ ar lān-mēt a maicne on account of the loyalty of his assembly, BB 426bz . iar ttabhairt . . . chánóine Patraig dhóibh im dilsi dhó having pledged their loyalty to him on Canóin P., AFM 1196 . go mbí fearg Dé rinn tré pheacadh an tsinnsir nó go bhfaghthar linn d.¤ , TSh. 4084 . a ró d.¤ ag díon gach ḟir, Content. xxx 2 .

(e) security, safety: da bhfaghadh arthrach fria himluchtadh ┐ dilsi fria dul ┐ fria techt security to come and go (?), Caithr. CC § 61 . geallaidh disle no ionniollus (= securitatem pollicetur), 24 P 22, 142 . dísli Dé fuair ré a uaisle peace of God (?), 3 C 13, 939 . fágbhaidh cnuas d'ísle san ḟiodhbhaidh | nár dhísle thuas d'iomdhaidh éoin that there was no safety above for the bird's resting place (lit. that it was not safety, cf. 22.6 ), TD 29. 120 .

(f) The follg. exx. perh. belong to a different word, cf. IGT Decl. p. 39.8 : gan ingin righ . . . dho lamhachtain druine nā dhilsi nā dheghlāmhda `to work embroidery or to practise charity (?)', Caithr. CC § 3 . co faccadar na tri hingena ac denam a ndruinechais (a ndruine ┐ a ndísle ┐ a ndeghláma, Fr.), Acall. 7321 .