sreb, srib

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sreb, srib or dil.ie/38760

 

Forms: sreabh, sriobh, sribh, sreabha, srib, sreb, shreibh, sreabha, sríubh, sriubh

n ā, f. [and u, m.? Orig. gender and inflexion doubtful] sreabh, IGT Decl. § 39 (91.13) . In bardic verse also sriobh. sribh m., g s. sreabha, IGT Decl. § 71 . Note also d s srib, LL 297b49 ( SG 366.3 ). a s. sreb, MU² 473 (see notes). ? g s. go Cill Fhinnshreibh , L. Cl. A. B. 127.15 . g pl. na sreabha , CF Eg. 14 . n s. sríubh, IGT Decl. ex. 1031 v.l. sriubh, Ó Bruad. ii 136.1 .

(a) stream, river : sribh lūath nō trēn, Corm. Y 786 . ri [cria]thras usce . . . | iar srebaib, SR 43 . is leo gach sreab thana thiar, BB 8b20 . no maidhís secht srebae trīana corr . . . muilenn . . . for cech sreibh dībh, MacCongl. 124.36 - 7 . fodord Féne ra fúaim sreb, LL 298a33 ( SG 366.28 ). co srothaib ┐ srebaib, Laws i 26.27 Comm . for srebhaibh ┐ for minsrothaibh, CCath. 2384 . sreabh fhúar ga hibhe dho b[h]osaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 48 . ar ibh do shreabhaibh learga L., TD 29.32 . sreabh fiar, 10.33 . sribh tre tholchaibh . . . | na orthain (horthuin, v.l.) d'fhir fhíabhrasa, IGT Decl. ex. 1023 . gotha an mhinshreabha, Aithd. D. 76.16 . ar sriobh, IGT Decl. ex. 1549 . ro meabaidh a sreph glan-fhúar, Misc. Hag. Hib. 106 § 19 . ní ibhedh acht fuair-srebha, AFM v 1750.6 . gussin sreibh sruthglain, MR 104.9 .

(b) Of specific streams: ó chaoilshriobh Chaisil, TD 17.35 . sreabh Feirsde, L. Cl. A. B. 89.60 . go sreibh Lóime, 127.14 . sreabh ghormmhall na gealMhainge, IGT Decl. ex. 1218 . Of the Jordan (metaph.): dírigh sinn go sreibh do bhaisde, Dán Dé x 21 . sreab Īsu is Eōin | a huisce co tī tarum-sa, ACL iii 235.1 .

(c) Extended meanings: sreb gl. fistula, BCr. 39c5 . Of the sea: dorúacht . . . co sreib sáil, SR 5475 . a fhir im-théit sále s.¤ , MU² 473 (see note). sreabh chalaidh ní thiomchuil tú, L. Cl. A. B. 240.96 . Of milk in the cow's teat: masa sreb ro milledh an[n] isin tsine, Laws iii 366.5 Comm . cóil sreibe hi folldeirb, Triads 75 v.l. = srithide, text, with gloss: an sreab bainne dá chrú. Of blood: robatar a shreba fola assa innaib, LL 283b46 . combatar a sreba fola eistib, YBL 131b42 . sreaba cro, CCath. 6132 . sreabh chiuin don fhuil-se an ochta, DDána 40.9 . Of tears: sreabh re labhra léghthórach | do fher th'abhra úrchráobhach, IGT Decl. ex. 1302 . Of fire: srib tine gl. srabtine, O'Dav. 1491 (etymol. gloss). Cf. srebh .i. lasair, O'Curry 1470 ( H 3.18, 652 ). o sreibh teinedh bhreine, ITS xxix 136.28 . ? Of wine at a feast: sreb na suan ag reic roghan, Irish Texts ii 66 § 25 . sreab dar gar a fer faire | is fled nar an gan ibe | duais . . . | fat' ól sreibe fuair file, § 26 . ? Of ink: 's a sreabha na sínéireacht `with their rivers of signatures', Ó Bruad. iii 16.7 . Of hair: a chúl na sreabh, Dánta Gr. 11.18 . Of birds: ri dorigni sreba sluag | dona hénaib formed the birds into flights (?), SR 305 . a clann d'fheartaibh óghMhuire | thall 'n-a n-ealtain éinshreibhe `are pouring into heaven, a close-gathered flock', Aithd. D. 60.46 . In phrase tar (in) sreib chatha in contexts ref. to rout, flight, etc.: doradad ár for clannaibh Ēimir uile ┐ rosráined tar sreib chatha budhess `sie wurden über das Gewässer der Schlacht geworfen', ZCP xiii 196.10 . do srainetar uili . . . tar an sreib catha íatt, Celt. Rev. iii 308.10 . rosrainid Fir Bolg dar in s.¤ catha, Ériu viii 38.4 . Of knowledge, learning: tobar lomnán d'fhírshreibh eóil, TD 25.28 . fírshreabh d'fhoilgheas ealadhan `a pure stream of recondite poetry', 32.2 . Of persons: sreba sencha, SR 987 . sreba siabra, 8305 . sriobh nach dtragh re gal greine (a chieftain), ZCP ii 354.30 . ? a srib indaimthe an Airdríg, IGT Verbs ex. 599 . sreabh tobair na trócoire (of Christ), PBocht 15.13 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤drem: s. i rechtaibh ruadmuc, BB 388a7 = serb-dremm, Metr. Dinds. iii 404.10 . ¤gním: dafuc sáile dar srib-gním (seirbgnim, v.l.) `streaming currents', Metr. Dinds. iii 190.2 . ¤long: on Commar s. segda, glossed: gus a soighit loinges srubfada, Leb. Gab.(i) 128.13 . ¤shíd: a charrag na gcuan sreibhshídh of peaceful streams, DDána 68.36 . ¤thonn: a chenn hic srebthuind na fairrge (of a horse), RC xxxvi 263 § 23 .

(b) With adjj. ¤derg: dona srábaib srebdergaib, SR 6780 . ¤dían: Eass . . . sreb-dian . . . Ruaidh, MR 104.14 . ¤gel: ar in Sinainn srib-gil `white-flowing', Metr. Dinds. iii 294.46 . ¤glan: bunad Sinna srib-glaine, Metr. Dinds. iii 292.6 . ¤glas: for ur Samhaoire sriobhglaisi, AFM vi 2026.1 . ¤grinn: rodlín snim sribgrinn, SR 6479 . ¤lúath: sribluath, O'Curry 106 ( H 3.18, 70 ) (cf. Corm. Y 786 ). searbh-shrotha sriobh-luatha, TSh. 6628 . ¤mall: tar an moir sribmall, IGT Verbs ex. 232 . ¤oll: on ccosarnaigh sreabuill `from the great streaming slaughter', Leb. Gab.(i) 110.11 . ¤rúad: tar sál sreabhruadh, SGS iv 140 § 15 . ¤úaine: dar na srothaib srib-úaine, Metr. Dinds. iii 294.28 .