aidbsech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aidbsech or dil.ie/848

Forms: aibsech

adj o, ā (aidbsiu). Also aibsech, áibsech ÉC ix 53 . showy, excessive, great, vast: mo churach aidhbhseach (: taidhbhseach), Measgra D. 48.17 . long luchtmar lánáibsech, SG 265.11 . tiodlacadh aidhbsech, BNnÉ 282 § 267 . do b'aidhbhseach adhbhar ar neirt, DDána 86.8 . goth is aibhseach re n-innsin `a mag- niloquent utterance', Duan. Finn ii 262.52 . éacht aidhbh- seach, TSh. 3146 . gibe bean torrach téid(h) . . . a dteas aidhbhseach, 23 K 42, 79.14 . tinnes aibsech, RC xlix 18 § 4 . don Éirinn aidhbhsigh `splendid E.,' Content. v 76 . rochtain gus an saormhnaoi Ere aidhbsigh, Leb. Gab. 258 n.3 . In phrase is a.¤ le: fad na hoidhche is aibhsioch linn very long to me is the night, Aithd. D. 10.12 . dobudh aidhbhsioch lé a áille, Ériu v 62.6 . Compar. is aibhsididi a solus an timpodh sin `its light is the more brilliant', Ir. Astr. Tr. 96.5 . Superl.: as ann as aibsigi daciter iat `they appear at their largest', Ir. Astr. Tr. 130.17 . See aidbsenach.