sethnach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sethnach or dil.ie/37337

 

Forms: sechnach, sethnaig, sethnecha, sethnaga, sethnach, seathnachaibh, sethnaga

n a s. sechnach, IT ii2242.15 . d s sethnaig, RC xxxvi 263 § 24 . n p. sethnecha, TBC-I¹ 3581 . a p. inna sethnaga , Thes. ii 8.38 . g p. sethnach, LU p. 124 n. a . d p. seathnachaibh, AFM v 1672.20 . According to Thurn., ZCP xii 287 , perh. a deriv. of *sethnae (see sethnu). Used of some part of the body and of the body itself the ribs (?), a thin body with visible ribs (?): inna sethnaga gl. [nodos . . . lacertorum et descriptos] toros, Thes. ii 8.38 . s.¤ tanaide todeóir a body with visible ribs, thin, miserable (?), Ériu ii 65 § 11 . mōr n-ūair dorat dia sethnaibh (? for sethnachaibh) | colt do t[h]ethraib dia tomhailt, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 12 . slaide s.¤ (.i. táeb), LU p. 124 n. a . alaind s.¤ sóermilfa, 10420 . batar . . . laich luthbasaig fri tregdad sechnach saerchlanda, Alex. 478 . rob imda . . . fuaim saigte re setnaigh saerclann, CCath. 6075 . dilgud an airttrich (airdrígh, v.l.) roncredbais it ṡ.¤ hsartalach, Aisl. Tond. 106 § 6 . atnaichset na mna ar dile | sethnuch soer na hinghine (.i. corp onorach na hingeine), Leb. Gab.(i) 20.22 . dá cnocmell...corrghualand ag congmháil snadma itir a seathnach ┐ a slisgormdhóide, Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.27 . ag iomúaim a nionar...fria sethnachaibh, Hugh Roe 22.25 (fo. 6b) . gur thúrnadar brain-eóin...ar chorpaibh curadh ┐ ar sheathnacaibh saormhileadh, ML 130.18 . ba glórach...faolchoin na fiodbhaidhi for seathnachaibh saorchlann, AFM v 1672.20 . seatnach .i. corp, O'Cl. seathnach etig (.i. colond) (B. na f.), ZCP v 484 § 6 . Of an animal: con-imbert [Fergus] slait arna sednaig (of the Dond Cuailnge), TBC-I¹ 3658 . sithbi in carpaid tria sechnach (sethnu, v.l.) inn eich, IT ii2 242.15 . fail tri bolgca fora sethnaig (of a horse), RC xxxvi 263 § 24 . do comart side du ordaib iarnaigib iar femedh a gona co ngaib ┐ claidmib ar ba cruaide sechnach (of a monster), BB 496a16 . ? gel a sethna[ch] fairc fo cess | imman fethlach fithrech mairc, O'Mulc. 595 . Of a shield: sciath Conc[h]obair, cetheora benna oir fair, .iiii. sethnecha oir thairrse, TBC-I¹ 3581 (= sethrachaib, TBC-LL¹ 5983 , but sethnachaibh, H.).