snigid

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Forms: senaig, shenaig, senaich, sinis, snige

v i Orig. with redupl. pret.: senaig, Fél. May 15 (cited O'Cl. s.v. seanaidh). ro shenaig , Trip.² 2841 . ro senaich , 2060 . A redupl. fut. is perh. to be seen in sinis, TBC-I¹ 3090 (rhet.). IGT Verbs § 74 . Vn. snige; cf. also 3 senad.

(a) pours down, flows, drips, drops : snidhfidh .i. silfidh, O'Cl. amal bróin nailgen sniges hi cnai `as the gentle rain that droppeth into a fleece', Ml. 89c15 . snegdatar sruamma do nim (the Deluge), SR 2521 . snigis fleochad a muig Life it rained, IT i 41.36 . coro snig flechud mór isin talmain sin, Trip.² 1420 . cene snigess snechta finn, O'Mulc. 110 . snigid snechta do cech róen, LL 298a26 ( SG 366.23 ). Cf. snigis ┐ legais in snechta `ran liquid' (Gloss.), MU² 507 . snigid gaim, LU 852 . sair snighes Tibris the Tiber flows eastwards, YBL 157a19 . rosnig Sūr im glūn a graige the S. rose round the knees of their horses, RC xxxvi 262 § 8 . co snigdis [uile] seoch in cathraigh isin muir `flowed', CCath. 1743 . snigid banna aile la taeb na columan trickles, PH 6358 . snigfid fuil [a?] formna fer, TFerbe 103 . snigfid crú a cnesaib curad blood will flow, LU 4586 (TBC). ro snigseat sruamandai . . . saerfholai dar curpu, Alex. 253 . co nusnigdis srotha fola . . . asa trillsib, TTebe 1034 . rus-snigestar frasa . . . der dar gruadib dí, 2176 . ro snigestar rath in spirita sechtanaig . . . forsna hapstalu, Fél. May 15 gl . on: rath in Spirto . . . | senaig for cléir. folt fochas . . . fair co sniged co brainni a imda hair . . . which flowed down over his shoulders, TFerbe 40 . amal rosnigset monga ┐ fuilt . . . do corraib na tuagh `the way . . . the hair . . . dropt from the beaks of the axes', CCath. 5897 . con sníghsead im flaithus na S. .i. clanna Niuil overran, BB 18b20 . a snigh do bhraonaibh le feadhaibh fannáille, DDána 83.17 . cenglait a croinn cu snighenn sugh friu amail chuslenna uiscidhe `so that juice drops from them like watery pipes', Marco P. 163 . amhail shnigheas gainimh na huaire san urláisde as the sand runs down in the hour-glass, TSh. 112 . gurab éasgaidh shnigheas ┐ shileas sáimhrighe na colna ón toicceach slips away from, 947 . snigfedh dioghal an Choimdhedh foraibh ind, BNnÉ 325 § 40 .

(b) Somet. also in pass. or with follg. accus. (cf. snige (b) supra) causes to flow, pours out: cú na cerda crithrib cró | snigfid fairne ferga fó will rout companies (?), TBC-LL¹ 539 . ? is tre fír [flathemon] aibne usci iasc a tonnaib de snamaib snegtar swimming fish are poured from the waves of the water of the river, ZCP xi 89 § 17 = segar, 82 § 23 , cf. p. 100 . snigtis tenid a meóir maith `his noble fingers used to drip fire', Metr. Dinds. iii 332.25 , but cf. co snigtis richsi teined a suilib a mér `poured out of', Dinds. 62 ( RC xv 460 ). roptar dera folai rosnighed it was tears of blood he shed, RC xxi 392.12 . ? Cf. sni[g]it, ciit, golait, Anecd. i 59 § 77 . nir snighedh on crand dúinn aniu acht daethain ar manach (of a tree which distilled nectar), BNnÉ 321 § 22 .