áestae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. áestae or dil.ie/656
Last Revised: 2019

 

adj io, iā (1 áes) old, ancient :

(a) In earlier language only as second member of compds.: síraistae gl. longaeuus, Ml. 90a13 . n pl. m. siraisti gl. longeui, Ml. 91a11 . As subst. a pl. m. cétnaistu gl. primeuos, Ml. 133c2 . duine sen síroesta, LB 122a29 . ba fíraesta he, LB 123b3 .

(b) a fhir aingidhe aosdo, DDána 22.21 . aibide aosta athchaitte, TSh. 2261 . díbirt sleachta Néill náraidh | lén bhus aosda d'annálaibh, which will live long (?), L. Cl. A. B. 121.34 . a hannálaibh aosta Eireann, Keat. iii 24 . feilm áosda, O'R. Poems 199 .