plág

Cite this: eDIL s.v. plág or dil.ie/34389

 

Forms: plage, plága, pláigh

n ā, f. (Lat. plāga) g s. inna plage , Ml. 34b14 ; later also plága. Mod. pláigh.

(a) a plague or pestilence : plag, gl. pestis, Gild. Lor. 256 . o rus-gab in plag nert forsin Róim, PH 340 . dorat aingel Dé . . . plaig for Asardu, 8415 . teidm galair moir ┐ plaig difulaing do taidecht i llongphort Poimp, CCath. 3478 . i n-aimsir na pláge, Fél. Ep. 492 . a n-aimsir na plaga, Rosa Angl. 26.9 ; 208.15 (plagha). in plaidh mor in galair coitcenn [leg. -cinn?] do bi ar fud Erenn, AU ii 490.13 . olcus an aosa grāda | dobertar na morplādha, ZCP x 52.6 . múir for mórphlágaib `walls built over the dead of great plagues', Metr. Dinds. iv 152.100 . gorta ┐ plágha, Luke xxi 11 . pláidheanna ┐ gorta, Matthew xxiv 7 . Of the plagues of Egypt: Rí dorat na deich plága forthu, SR 3941 . PH 7655 . Exodus ix 15 . tar éis na bplágh ndíoghaltach do imir Dia ar an Éigipt, TSh. 1932 . On animals: plág ar mílaib na muirbech, Metr. Dinds. iii 428.36 . trian na plag sin for mila mara ┐ fidbaide, RC xxvi 46.240 . In wider sense of trouble, torment, etc. : ro saerad in popul . . . o plaig na dracon, PH 354 . plag thirmatad, 1597 . pláig pecda, Ériu iv 156.5 . Buach ben Chana . . . grad Cana is Creidi co cuibdi | plag de di (i.e. the love of Cana and Creide brought her woe), RC xlvii 308.20 ( LL 140a43 ). Of persons: Gilla Padraig plagh mellghaile, IT iii 104 § 203 . fóirne Dubhghall . . . pláigh na hÉireann éagcaoinim, Keat. Poems 1032 .

(b) a scourge ? .vii. cét beimend plága fora lama (penitential discipline), Ériu vii 158 § 17 ; cf. ¤béim, ¤buille below.

Compds. ¤béim(m): co tartá cet plag-bemend dar a drúm strokes, lashes , PH 1169 . ¤buille: nos-essairg Achíl ársain o phlágbullib co torchair leis, LL 244b6 = TTr. 2057 (`with death-blows'). ¤teidm: fri hindarba plad-tedmann, BColm. 70.8 .