dirsan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dirsan or dil.ie/16756

Forms: dirsann, dursan, dursain, dirsin

adj also dirsann, dursan, dursain, dirsin, etc. sad, unlucky, calamitous (used of objective cause of sorrow, not in subjective sense). As interj. woe, alas: do thoitim fria Cu | ba d.¤ a lōeg, TBC² 2716 . ba d.¤ do dith, 2661 . bid d.¤ a bith-ingnas, Liad. and Cuir. 16.26 . is d.¤ in tiughcelebrath sorrowful is the last farewell, Fianaig. 36.17 . ni ba dirsann in galur sin, IT i 121.21 ( TE § 7 Eg.). dursan ar g-cuairt chosgair chain, ML 16.16 . go ndearna gníomh bhus dursan, 110.25 . d.¤ bith i mbethaid dam | d'eis rig Gaoideal ┐ Gall, Corm. Y 606 . ba d.¤ lem sellad fris, 975 . ba dirsin is mor do du | ┐ da muir eturru, Anecd. i 6.18 . sursan, dursan, degscel, drochscel | maidm catha . . . | sursan rig dorigni failid | dursan ri forsar maig (exceptional use of person), Cog. 32 . ceu (= ceo) Bachi dirsand a Bachi alas o Bacchus (explanation of `ceo B.'), O'Mulc. 213 . diorsan .i. droichní no droichsgél, O'Cl.

Generally folld. by prep. DO: romsaraigset as cach cruth | dursan dam a tuistigud, SR 2424 . ni bo d.¤ dait do úaiti ar a cind, TBC² 1049 . is dursan dit (duit, LU), 1249 . d.¤ dó in rian rorá, Met. Dinds. ii 14.66 . dursan duindi in scel garb | Illand mac Scanlain is marb, Anecd. i 12.24 . d.¤ deit beth amal-sin, PH 3331 . ba dursan d'Fionnachta aniu laighe i ccroilighe, TFrag. 96 . dursain duit a rád frim, Laws i 6.25 . Folld. by neg. clause would that, a pity that . . . not: dirsan do Dia nach bi-siu fri céte, SR 2033 . dirsan . . . nach a cēn domrala uadh, MacCarthy 130 . dursan . . . nách tréd craidi ro clannustar, MR 152 . d.¤ náptar hé bátar (nach íat atá, Eg.) and, BDD § 56 . dursan nad eirrge Echbel . . . dursan nach Fiacha fallnastar (Nuallguba Emire), LL 123b4 . dursand nab dir lacha lír, Cog. 56.3 .

As subst.: mór nd.¤, mór ngalgat, LL 123a20 .