sirsan, sirson, sursan

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adj opp. to dirsan.

(a) twice glosses euge, euge: sirsan, sirsan (sirsa MS.), Ml. 55a15 . he he sirson sirson, Thes. i 3.16 ( Ériu 68 fo. 10b ).

(b) as predicate of the copula fortunate, happy : s.¤ duit, AU i 224.1 (A.D. 758) . sírsan, dírsan, deaghscél, droichscél, maidhm catha ruaidh raenaigh, | sírsan rí, dia ndearna faoilidh, dirsan rí fors roemidh, AFM i 508.16 - 19 . meabhais for sluagh siabhra nGall, | is for Flann nip s.¤ dó, 506.z . a Cu Culaind fot galar | nibo s.¤ in t-anad | not ícfitis díamtis lat | ingena Aeda Abrat, LU 3309 ( SCC 11 ). ní s.¤ do Choin Chulaind a n-imned i tá a óenur fri firu Herend, 5994 . nírb irsun duid a Duind Bó bith amlaid-sin, Cath Almaine 27.145 . níbu sh.¤ duit aní ardottá, TBFr. 370 . nir'bo s.¤ chena nach brec gacha canam uili, CCath. 989 . m'adhaigh ría ccath Conghaile | roba siorsan lem, BS 70.2 (saorsan, v.l.). nib [ṡ]ursan sccaradh sccarmait, | dursan nach anadh anmait, BNnÉ 313 § 5 . irsan .i. arsin vel gersonum hostium interpretatur, unde sirsand saorosulcad, dirsand daorosalcad, O'Mulc. 728 . Ironically to a fallen enemy: s.¤ duit beith amlaidh sin, CCath. 6063 .