casaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. casaid or dil.ie/8296

Forms: casad, casta

v (cas) twists, bends : cas `turn', Eg. Gl. 139 . Trans.: do chas chéibh `made her hair wavy', Magauran 913 . casaidh si na neoil a na celi (of the wind), Ir. Astr. Tr. 154.4 . is uime ro-m-castur ┐ ro-m-piantar `I am twisted and tortured' (the soul in hell), PH 8260 . ro chasaisseat féthi a cuirp indte became cramped, Alex. 163 = rocassa[i]t, BB 490a2 . cassait a inde ┐ a inathar (a form of torture), PH 793 . Of weapons, etc.: nochassad crann gáid i ngonaib `turned in wounds the deadly spear-shaft', Metr. Dinds. iv 114.89 . gres gal comluind castar beimm `[wherein] a blow is delivered(?)', Bretha 25 . curros-cass (i.e. in lethga) . . . go rola rot rourcuir di whirled, CCath. 5600 . rachasustair na da fhaga . . . bai 'na laim `brandished', TTebe 965 . do chas ḟagha mur budh ḟéthlann / do bhas tana, IGT Decl. ex. 449 . With follg. prep. (for, do, la) causes to meet , in pass. meets : go ccasann maithius Dé . . . / orainn it directs . . . towards us, Párl. na mB. 401 . cuisle beag a casadh dhó, MacCongl. 133.12 . no go gcasdar inn uile lea cheile a n-aondacht chreidimh, Luc. Fid. 5695 (see Ephesians iv 13 ).

Intrans.: casaidh fannmhuine . . . / ós chionn chiabh . . . gclaon `bends over', Magauran 985 (see n.). 's go hÉirinn ní chasfainn choidche dhom dheoin I would not return, O'Rah. 168.6 . gur chasadar fá dhlíghe na ngrás, Párl. na mB. 2346 . Gramm. of a consonant that turns, i.e. is in metathesis with a vowel (historically a case of syncope resulting in a group of two consonants folld. by vowel): an connsuine bhíos ar lár fhocuil dá shiolla no ar tús fhocuil éinshiolla, madh pearsa an focal, ar a dheireadh síos chasus mur so: iomramh ┐ do iomuir, IGT Introd. § 66 . a ccrothaidheacht na cconnsuineadh chasus, § 2 (2.33). méd na bfichdeadh lochdach a ttús comhfhocuil, ó do chas sé i.e. the syncopated form of a noun is not permitted as first element in a compd.(?), § 138 .

Vn. casad. Part. casta.