dlús

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dlús or dil.ie/17080

n (1 dlúth). m., IGT Decl. § 38 . Abstr. Nouns § 69 . closeness, density, tightness, compactness (of units in a mass or crowd): ba se dlus n-imairic daronsatar go rachomraicsetar a cind ar n-uactur ┐ a cossa ar n-íctur, TBC-LL¹ 3807 , cf. 3812 follg. ar a d.¤ . . . ┐ ar a daingne congaibther a n-airm illámaib na mmíled, 5865 . ba he dlus ro himnaiscid na hairsidi sin, co comraictis a troigthi, TTebe 3068 . as é d.¤ rofighedh an cath sin, ITS v 64 . red d.¤ . . . rocingset docum in droichit in so close a throng did they advance, CCath. 1276 . re badbdlus a mbratach, MR 190 . a ndlus catha in the thick of battle, Book of O'Conor Don 135b23 . ba hé d.¤ ┐ tighi rotuitset na crainn, CCath. 1789 . a ndlus fidbaide, 4974 . le dlus na coilledh, BCC 89 . gach geigfiodh ag dola a ndlus, 228 . gan os ar ccionn dos da dhlus, Rel. Celt. ii 276 . da mhór-rath badh fogus fás, | is dá mhórdhacht dola a nd.¤ to increase (be multiplied), Book of O'Conor Don 198a15 . lochta m'anma ag dul i nd.¤ increasing in number, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxii 12 . la dorchacht na haidhche ┐ la d.¤ na laochraidhe for aroile press , AFM iv 904 . la d.¤ ┐ deine na deabhtha, vi 2130 . Hence in general intensity, assiduity: Cáilte rodhibraic ar tús | in sleigh tré d.¤ gaiscid grinn, Acall. 1537 = SG 127 . dlighid ēigsi . . . d.¤ chaei um oighre Eibhilín to mourn intensely, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 380 . d.¤ dighe `hard drinking', Content. xxv 4 . a ndiamhair lé d.¤ guidhe | iarruidh ar tús trócaire, Book of O'Conor Don 405b15 . In cheville: inis Locha Deirg co nd.¤ | lasna rígaib a himthús, SG 349 . With verb: an céidfhear rér chuiris d.¤ , DDána 59.18 . mairg chaitheas d.¤ re dhalta, 104.1 . Explained in Gl. as loves, perh. makes an effort for, does one's best for .