1 sál

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Forms: sáil, sál

n o, m. d s somet. sáil in Mod.Ir. sál (an mhara) o, m., IGT Decl. § 96 (129.34) .

(a) the sea, ocean (mostly in poetry): salond .i. s.¤ -ond. cloch sháil. inde est sáile, Corm. 40 = sāil-onn .i. cloch sāil, Corm. Y 1132 . acht feibh [no] beith s.¤ ar ond (.i. sāl nō uisge ar cloich), ZCP v 483 § 2 = sal for onn `dross upon a stone', 378.6 (glossed .i. uisarus (?), prob. meant for uisce) (B. na f.). fossod a rond medrach mend | mandra s.¤ fri ainbthe hír, LU 2980 . co s.¤ sruamach, Fél. Aug. 25 . ro leblaing . . . | a clú tar s.¤ , Mar. 5 . curchán tar sāl septais cló, O'Mulc. 276 . dorúacht . . . | dar mór tíri, dar mór tuath | . . . co sreib sáil, SR 5475 . sruth, saile, sal no uisci, Laws v 332.5 Comm . co Drobáis . . . | fris mbenand s.¤ , Ériu iv 154.4 . domriacht dar srotha sá[i]l, v 212.98 . oc Dún Sobairche ós in tshál, MacCarthy 170 § 1 . dar s.¤ fairge sruth-sóeba, Metr. Dinds. ii 28.2 . in tocéb mo churchan ciar | for [inn] ocian . . . | in rag . . . ar in s.¤?, RC xiii 272.6 . curach berar for s.¤ i ndomnach which is put out to sea, Ériu ii 204 § 24 (linn, muir, v.ll.). trit in fairgi ┐ tresin sal etir na tondaib, Aen. 240 . Colomb Cille do chur dar s.¤ the banishment of C., Trip. 556.3 . tar shléibhtibh . . . na s.¤ , ML 46.29 . dá chéad déag d'éigsibh ána | dá gcur tar sáil, Content. xxviii 7 . fear le dtugthaoi géill tar s.¤ , L. Cl. A. B. 116.34 . tar s.¤ gconfadhach, Keat. Poems 1143 ( tar sáil, 41 ). Sionann 's a s.¤ the Shannon and its estuary, DDána 106.38 . ? séphain senbecc sal iar sruth | do Coin Culaind costadhach, RC vi 183.23 . ? Metaphor for snow: medarsot sund s.¤ 'here, the ocean confused you' PMLA lvi 940

(b) seawater, brine : rolosc s.¤ `salt water has scorched him', Cáin Ad. 13 . co serbai shail marai, Ériu ii 114 § 41 . tibra a Slīab G. . . . | dā lān inti san aenlō, | indarna lān sāl gorm glē, | in lān eli is fīrusce, ZCP v 24.2 . connar ibset uisce . . . acht sal, RC xvii 346.18 (Tig.) = an s.¤ , AFM ii 724.1 . secht muca co sal seven pigs in brine, Laws ii 200.z Comm . allus mor goirt mar sal bitter like brine, Aen. 471 .

Compds. ¤mong: tar sal-mong mara over the sea's briny mane, ZCP x 28.18 . ¤muir salt sea: salmuir glas ocean, Ériu ii 112 § 33 . ildealba salmuire, 110 § 31 . tar sálmuire sretha, Fél. Ep. 238 .