1 síabraid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 síabraid or dil.ie/37365
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: sebortir

v ā (síabair) ? fut. pl. pass. sebortir, LU 5456 (rhetoric) (see sebortir). arouses to fury, distorts, transforms (originally as a result of supernatural influence) (both act. trans. and impers. pass. folld. by imm); enchants, bewitches: lasin n-adabair ┐ lasin siabrad ro síabrad immi, LU 9143 ( FB 88 ). ní fitir sin itir ar méit na ferggi dofánic ┐ ra siabrad immi, TBC-LL¹ 1986 . iúrthund Cu Chulaind, or si, día siabairther immi, LU 8810 . sīartha (leg. síabartha, Edd.) im Choinchulaind, TBC-I¹ 1307 . Cf. síarthar co urtrachta im Choin Culaind, LU 8880 ( FB 67 ). distorts, transforms (for the worse); enchants, bewitches: la dechsain do fuirri (viz. pēist uiscide) ro siabra a beoil do dib culadaib, Laws i 72.18 Comm . = ro siapartha a beoil, O'Curry 777 ( H 3.18, 364b ). síabartar a baill imme, BColm. 62.3 . do síabhradh a haignedh go mór do ghrádh an macáo[i]mh, RC xxix 120 § 19 . saobh an bhreath dá siabhradh sibh; | do dhreach grianmhar ná geimhrigh, Measgra D. 60.19 . agár siabhradh a ruisg ┐ a radhairc `which had obscured his eye-sight', Ériu v 88.20 . an tuirrsi ca taobh nár ghabh, | raon na soillsi gur siabhradh?, L. Cl. A. B. 253.48 . le draoítheacht . . . | do shíabhrattar ar fflaith-ne, Duan. F. i 92.3 . ? To this: adrad lītha nī fiu clúas, | solud nā sén sīabras bás that death may transform (?), Hail Brigit 14 (`that betoken death').

The follg. exx. are obscure: sceó anassaib ailfitir sceó sétaib sebortir scéo gáib glanfitir, LU 5456 (TBC, rhetoric). tri cét bliadna iar saine | ni siabrat sét co suide | conambeir mac Dé nime | i ngné ṅgile cen duibe, LL 194a1 . ? bid i n-aenuib 's a ndeduib | taethsat siritiu siabhraid, RC xliii 80 § 79 .