arsaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. arsaid or dil.ie/4287

Forms: arrsaid, ársaid, airsid, airseda, airsid, airsidi, airsida, airsigha, arsighe, ársaide, airsed, áirsidh, -edh, -idh, -idhe, -idhedh, -edh

adj i. Also arrsaid, ársaid, airsid.

I Old, ancient, aged: ni sin chomairbirt arsid gl. non in uetustate literae, Wb. 3c17 . innar rith arsidni gl. in nostro uetere curriculo, Sg. 108b3 . arsaidh sin a eoúin Accla thou art old o bird of Achill, Anecd. i 24 § 1 . Cf. O'R. s.v. arsaighim . at arrsaig sin samlaid so thou art venerable, Ériu iv 134.21 . tricha cet airech n-a.¤ , LL 19532 . roslen . . . cosin nómad nó n-a.¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 130.88 . 'ar mbeith dho isan aois ársa[id], SG 16.13 . óg a aois arsaidh a fhos, O'Hara 3483 . ag malairt ban ┐ fer, óg ┐ arrsaidh, St. Ercuil 2380 . ughdar ársuigh `ancient author', Donl. 400.6 . atáid dá Scotia ann, a haon díobh atá ársaidh . . . an dara . . . atá nua, Keat. ii 5894 . in t-eideth arrsaid, ZCP vi 88.29 . fa Mhúr n-arsaidh n-Úghoine, DDána 92.6 . combrudh arrsaidh `of long standing' (cause of rheumatism), Rosa Ang. 326.21 . fín g[lan], laidir, arrsaidh, 50.15 . Baidhbh . . . ag sléachtain dá arm arsaidh `well-tried', RC xlix 169 § 9 . co n-arm ágmar a.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 152.14 .

Compar. ua hairside, TTebe 1471 . do dhaoinibh is ársuighe ioná iad, Donl. vi 4 .

II Subst. m. g s. airseda, TTebe 3294 . airsid, 2873 . n p. airsidi, TTebe 1493 . airsida, 4443 . airsigha, RC xi 319.y . arsighe, LL 405a7 . g p. ársaide, ML 64.25 . airsed, TTebe 4507 . áirsidh m. (g s. -edh, -idh. n p. -idhe. g p. -idhedh, -edh), IGT Decl. § 52 .

Aged person, patriarch, veteran: riagol arside gl. agnotorum, Sg. 178a2 . áinsid . . . cetni diil la arsidi, 91b4 . la arsaidi, 75b2 . la dligeda arside of the ancients, 207a2 . iar n-arsidib `according to the ancients', 57b1 . senchas iar n-arsathaib, LU 481 . gan dul óig uadh ná arsaidh, Dán Dé xvii 25 . dá mbuaile teasbach grinn áirsiodh uallach . . . `if some eccentric fit should seize upon a bully', Ó Bruad. ii 22.2 . As general laudatory term warrior, hero, champion: airsid Eorpa (of a chief), Bruchst. i 13 § 23 . ársid imdegla Ulad, TBC 1668 . cauraid ┐ arsidi catha, Ériu iv 24 § 11 . a n-ársídhe urgaile, TTr.² 1079 . nert loech ┐ áirsed, LB 129b42 . int arsich engnuma Accíon, TTebe 2905 . rug tóir trom . . . ar an áirsidh, FM v 1756.1 . arsaidh cródha brave champion, DDána 102.11 . lán d'airsidhibh iorghaile, Butler Poems 776 .

Cf. forsaid.