sosad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sosad or dil.ie/38515

Forms: sosadh

n u and o, m. (sos). sosadh m., IGT Decl. § 11 .

(a) a station, position, abode, seat : rogab a sossad `He hath taken his station', Wb. 4b18 . in óen ṡosuth ṡillabe `in one position of a syllable', Sg. 7a3 . sossad asambí soillse `a station out of which is light', Thes. ii 23.37 (Bcr.). dia taethsad nem for an lár | . . . . | notogébad naem Cholmán | 'na sossad for cúl, BColm. 70.12 . intan tuit[f]it na renna . . . asa sostaibh, CCath. 298 . go sosadh na sáor-long seng, ZCP x 28.22 .

(b) a station (for religious observances): is and ro boí a sossad dú hitá Domnach Patraic indiu, Trip.² 744 , .i. a longphort, ACL iii 18 § 40 . ro gab P. . . . forsind édbairt i nDruim Dáro, Druimm Líass indiu, .i. di sostaib Pátraic and ┐ dina liassaib ro ainmniged, Trip.² 1680 . Of an ecclesiastical see: o'n t-shossad apstalacda mor-sa, PH 615 .

(c) a terrace, a rampart : fosrocuib for tsosta na Teamrach do imchaisiu Muighi Breg `he climbed the terrace of Tara', Ériu xii 174 § 1 (TE). buí Ailill for s.¤ in dúine oca ndéscin, MU² 1008 . Temair . . . forsmbít sosta so-dindgna, Metr. Dinds. i 10.66 . is e . . . fhosaiges na sosta sin imon primcathraig, MacCarthy 40.10 .

(d) an abode, dwelling, residence : togairm Alaxandri | i sossad sanctorum, Fél. Feb. 26 . sossad slan mo rig rathmar | fil for lar na primchathrach, SR 525 . i timchuairt ind rig-sossaid, 550 . sossaid Aingel, 533 . a Teamraig na rígh, a sosadh orduirc oriegda na hEirenn, Ériu iii 150 § 1 . sossad n-aidche, secc lige | fossad fri gaethaib gubae, Metr. Dinds. iv 332.41 . dorigne . . . in rig sossad . . . do duine, idon, Partus, MacCarthy 46.17 . cuirte ┐ caisteoil ┐ sostadha sadhaile, AFM vi 1892.8 . co nar facaibset diblinaib . . . s.¤ na saball . . . cin dod ┐ cin loscad, Ann. Conn. 1315.4 .

(e) a camp : intan rombói cách oc gním a sosta, roscaig dóibseom tuga a sosta, TBC-I¹ 166 . regmai diar sostaib afrithisi, 1517 . ni ra sádit sosta no botha no pupla inn aidchi sin, TBC-LL¹ 628 . ro gabad sossad ┐ longport acci in nDún Cuirc, Cog. 70.18 . ro léicc uadha a miledha da sostaibh gemhretaibh, CCath. 167 .

(f) rest, repose, peace : iarfat-sa s.¤ catha forthusum `I will ask a truce of battle from them', CRR 11 . a buidi sa benidechd | curap s.¤ dom anmuin, Fen. 398.14 . conach foillsi[g]end én . . . s.¤ na saime don ulad sin `no bird shows stability or tranquillity to this expedition' (of a prognostication), TTebe 1220 . ni luga legfa feisin nocotfia seachna sosaidh thou thyself shalt decay and shalt not avoid cessation (?), ZCP vi 265 § 22 . Attrib. g s. quiet, steady, reliable : dlegar do cach deorad de saigid a nadma sosaid, Laws iv 210.8 . ar luamaireacht na sreabh sosaidh `in piloting ships against still-flowing streams', Ó Bruad. iii 52 xxii . ? Attrib. g p. ri fossud fial, febda, find | sid sossud, selbda, soenmind, SR 590 .

Compd. ro innarbuiss sinne assin sossadh-chomnaighi ina rabhamar, Fl. Earls 138.21 .