aslach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aslach or dil.ie/4447

Forms: faslach

o, n. vn. of ad-slig. Also faslach. act of tempting, in- ducing, instigating; temptation: dogníat cach pecad trea n-a.¤ -som, Wb. 30c14 . it mathi side oc aslug, 30c13 . hond asluch messidiu gl. iudiciali suggestu, Ml. 26c9 . huand asluch gl. sugestu, 109b5 . inna a.¤ gl. suggestiones, 38a6 . in miaslaig gl. malæ persuasionis, 28b7 . fri aslaige demnae `against seductions of devils', Fél. Ep. 198 . atomriug indiu . . . ar aslaigib dūalche `against temptations of vices', Thes. ii 356.17 . tria fhaslach na rígna fair at the instigation of the queen, PH 904 . braighde Laigen . . . do marbad . . . ar a.¤ Tigernáin Ua Ruairc, RC xviii 280.2 (Tig.). re ha.¤ na n-amaidead n-ifernaidi, MR 166.18 . bi dom a.¤, a chruth fial, Dánta Gr. 11.38 . Attempt, attack: ni fail aslaig ar Hérind, Met. Dinds. iii 104.3 `it is no place for an attempt upon Ireland(?)', Dict. Fasc. F 21.34. fiarfaighis . . . scela an faslaigh sin . . . .i. an macamh . . . do marbad, Ériu iii 160 § 13 .

With obj. gen. or vn. clause of the action urged on a person: is glicc som oc aslug in phectho `in tempting to sin', Wb. 14d27 . triaslach foir giallae dialailiu `by tempting him to submit to another', Ml. 141d1 . oc a.¤ cach uilc, LU 2440 . ic asslach fair cech maithiusa `persuading him to every good thing', RC xxvii 302 § 76 . cid he is auctor oc a.¤ in césta, PH 3270 . a a.¤ for fearaib Erenn . . . in righi dia braithir, BB 263b44 . ro ghabhsidhe for a.¤ iomfuirigh for lucht an teichidh, FM vi 2286.2 . ic faslach for A. tocht i nagaidh D. `urging A. to enter against D.,' Aen. 1079 .

In weaker sense of persuading, influencing, suggesting; persuasion, suggestion: air biid a.¤ oc eráil inna brithemnachtae condárbastar gné firinne fuiri gl. tribunalis sugestus caelestis describitur, Ml. 95b6 . ni ar onoir det-siu . . . acht ar asslach ┐ comarli m'oessa grada, PH 636 . ag a.¤ ┐ ag eadarghuidhe ort, Carswell 63.17 . tré a.¤ atchuingidh by dint of persuasion, ML 60.21 . conad he a n-a.¤ ┐ a n-impide-sein air-sim, MR 168.17 . lucht aslaig ┐ urála, CCath. 523 .

Of petitioning for a parley, truce: ni hasslach fuaratar . . . ┐ ni trocaire, CCath. 5766 . teachta do chor uatha d'a.¤ síodha, FM v 1360.15 . nīr gab aon a.¤ uad (of Conn), ML² 1625 . In sense of wheedling, soliciting: forbrissed cech trūaig, a.¤ cech triūin (signs of `avaritia'), ZCP iii 26.2 . is trom céadaslaigh na gcliar / ar fonn ngéagarsaidh nGailian poets' requests, DDána 117.7 . a.¤ .i. furáilemh, O'Cl. faslach .i. furail, Lec. Gl. 384 , Stowe Gl. 372 .