subaltaige

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Forms: subalta

n [, f.] (by-form of súaltaige, q.v.). Also subalta.

(a) virtue (in moral sense): o neichib . . . dodenta d'imchor, dogeibther an tsubaltaidhe ro-ard, BCC 386 (430.30) . lán . . . da gach uile th-subhaltaigi (sic leg.) aircheana, AU iii 576.3 . a Dhe ar slanaighteóir na subhaltaighe = Deus salutaris noster, BNnÉ 70 § 119 . ni subhaltaigi ┐ ni firindi crabaidh iat (of actions), ITS xxix 204.8 . subaltai maithi do cur a n-aghaidh na locht, ITS xix 20.14 v.l. (subhalchai, text). beith marthanach an ar subaltaibh, 20.x v.l. (subhalchaibh, text). ar deallrad ┐ ar subaltaibh, ar crodacht ┐ ar ecna, 112.5 (subaltai, subaltaigh, v.ll.).

(b) virtue, power; miracle : subaltaighi labartha = uirtus loquendi, Laud 610, 24b14 . 'sa lebur do scrib se fen ar subháltaidhibh C.C., BCC 243 (246.30) . na tindluicthe ┐ na subáltidhe . . . tuc Día da serbfhogantaidh fen, 377 (426.29) . Cf. ag innisin admolta in tighearna ┐ na subalta ┐ na mirbuiledh do rinne se, ITS xix 4.25 (subalche, text). Note also: Leim na Subhaltaighe = Saltus uirtutum Brendani = Clúain Ferta Brenainn, BNnÉ 49.1 (see BNnÉ ii 375 ).

(c) joy, pleasure, gladness (cf. subae): gloir ┐ subaltaiged na catrach neamda, Ériu xi 178.25 . dob oirchisi duit si subhaltaighe do denamh ina tursi `to rejoice', BNnÉ 49 § 28 . do gab gengairi ┐ s.¤ mor é . . . do fhiarfaig B. adbhar a s.¤ , BCC 98 (94.22) . ag denamh suphaltaighi `cheering up' (of certain remedies), O'Gr. Cat. 277.20 .