suíthemail

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Forms: suthemail

adj i (suíthe) Also spelt suthemail.

(a) skilled, accom- plished, learned, wise : léir-scribnid lan-tshúithemail, Rawl. B. 512, 65b26 . is súthemail tecosc cech shuad (suithemail, v.l.), RC xxvi 17 n. 1 . saithemail breth rombirt tall | ar bannscāil n-ann ō roell shrewd the judgement ( John viii 2 ), ZCP x 47.3 . sidhe saidemail sārlúath sruthlúaimnech, Fianaig. 88.24 (`swarming', as if from saithe). súithemail slechtoghud `wise the division (?)', Ériu iv 154.5 . fan dtréad searcdha saoidh- eamhail (of Franciscans), DDána 122.19 . tráchtuigh gach éinní comhshaoidheamhail . . . is sin go . . . so skilfully (entertain- ingly? cf. (b)), Desid. 15 .

(b) In more general sense of fair, beautiful, pleasant, agree- able, etc.: abair dun . . . an saothamail e = dic nobis notitiam eius . . . si pulcer, Trip. 100 n. 8 . bídh siad do ghnáth saoitheamh- ail, Dánfhocail 144 . sciamhuigh saóitheamhuil `comely and delicate', Jerem. vi 2 .

See súadamail.