1 scál

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 scál or dil.ie/36295
Last Revised: 2013

n o, n. See Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 76 , O'Brien, Ériu xi 89 f. , Celtica vi 118 . supernatural or superhuman being, phantom, giant, hero. Later also man, human being (espec. in B. na f.; see also banscál, ferscál): ascath .i. scāl, unde ascata .i. lāechda. Nō scālda ar ūathmaire an laoich amhail scāth, Corm. Y 21 . `sgal' láoch (scál, v.l.), Metr. Gl. 15 § 32 . `sgal' ┐ `arg' . . . | sen anmann na bhfer, 13 § 24 . sgal .i. fear, O'Cl. sgal .i. láoch, ib. scal .i. fear, Lec. Gl. M 101 . conaccatar a s.¤ fadeissin isin taig, ZCP xiii 373.7 (Baile in Scáil). nimda s.¤-sa ┐ nimda aurdrach . . . is de hsīl Ādaim [dom], 11 . scal find (of a hero), LL 311b15 , `ein leuchtendes Phantom', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 23 § 1 . C. . . . in s.¤ sciathach, LL 45a25 ( RC xxxvi 262 ). co faca in s.¤ . . . chuci, LU 8534 ( FB 39 ). immácomarnaic dó ┐ don s.¤ , 8547 ( FB 40 ). co n-acca ní: in s.¤ mór am' dóchumm `a mighty phantom', MacCongl. 71.15 . dom mac neimnech . . . scal fri scalaibh sgelmhaine sgal sgolaidhe, LL 385c33 ( Measgra Uí Chl. 206.43 ). gabais E. scot na scal | os chlaind N. co nefnar, LL 3b24 . marb I. i Scelc na s.¤ , 16a28 . cland in merscáil móir (i.e. Míl), ZCP xiii 364.2 . ? airddithir a scíath ri s.¤ | sithithir a lam ri lae, LL 44b29 = 380b38 .

In B. na f.: do [ḟ]racc (.i. do ben) a scáil (.i. a fir), LU 437 ( ACC 1 Comm ). ēccusc an scāil (.i. fer), ZCP v 484.1 .

In nn. loc.: a nGlinn in Scail, Tromd. Guaire 403.428 . Medb Maige in Scáil, TBC-LL¹ 3228 = TBC-I¹ 2409 .

Compds. ¤baile, alternative title of the text Baile in Scáil ( ZCP xiii 372 ff . ): ro scríbad issin s., LL 132a48 . ¤ḟer giant : co n-acca in scáilfer mór ina dochum, LU 8515 ( FB 37 ). co n-acamar in s. mór . . . chucaind aníar `a great hero', Ériu iv 138.24 .