ceól

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ceól or dil.ie/8701
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: ceul, cíuil, cíul

n o, n., later m. n s. ceul in Ml. Monosyllabic, g s. cíuil, d s. cíul, GOI 68 , 178 . IGT Decl. § 75 (g s. (?) céola unauthorized form, ex. 1578).

(a) musical instrument : cenelae ciuil gl. psalterium, Ml. 2b14 . gl. cyneram, 15 (see Thes. Suppl.). air cech ceneliu ciuil . . . dober som ani as chithara , 51c2 . ciuil són gl. huius . . . generis organa, 116c7 . is organum isainm cenelach do gach chiul, Hib. Min. 1.15 . bid psaltis anim ciuil, 2.35 instrumentum musicum, Gloss. ? a g-ciúil ┐ a g-codail-tighthe, ML 76.13 .

(b) music : inna aidmi in chiuil gl. instrumenta musica, Ml. 75c4 . 89a9 . á ceul ┐ in molad, 126c1 . comopair cach ciul (sic), Laws i 122.12 . inspirut naem dorinfidh . . . inciul . . . fil isintpsalm, Hib. Min. 6.174 . aceol (n s.), 1.24 . Imr. Brain 2 . ceol crott, LL 29055 ( Metr. Dinds. iv 368 ). oc cantain ciúil, PH 7700 . atá . . . / fréamh an cheóil a muigh Mhumhan of the art of music, Studies 1920, 98 § 8 .

(c) In pl. musical performances, compositions; tunes, songs: inna ceul nephgnatha gl. inusitata carmina, Ml. 115b2 . nó cantais céola bindi dó, Trip.² 1310 (ceula, v.l.). a ceóil binni, Hail Brigit 11 . binnithir ilcheólu in domain, LU 2034 ( FA 10 ). na ciuil arda .i. stocairecht no cornairecht loud kinds of music, Auraic. 1477 . a Ch. na cc.¤ , ACL iii 304.24 . ceóla crota ┐ cuisleanna ciúil, CF² 844 . ciuil ┐ adhmolta, Smaointe B. Chr. 5968 .

(d) Of birds, etc.: c.¤ enlathe muintire nime, LU 1993 ( FA 6 ). ceōla fer mbrundederg, K. and H. 24 (emended to c.¤ ferán, Murphy Lyrics 16 ). ? mar búdh inntsecd é o eón / se le ceol ag imdh[e]cht uaidh, Rel. Celt. ii 224.z . ceol in uirc, O'Curry 947 ( H 3.18, 411 ).

(e) Attrib. g s musical, sweet-sounding, melodious : ádhbha ciuil, Oss. iv 4.y . a nguth na n-aighthe ciuil musical instruments, Smaointe B. Chr. 5918 . adhbhar ceoil ar gcomhlabhra `sweet subjects', Content. xxv 1 . ardopetet . . . a n-áes ciúil, LU 8181 ( FB 13 ). iomdha aingel ciuil 'na port, ZCP x 24.4 . is eisrechta cerda c[i]uil, LL 386a21 . coiccetul ciuil, RC iii 347.1 (Aisl. Óeng. 14). ? ro tṡuidhimar ar colba chíuil issin tṡíd, Acall. 5058 ( 5527 , 5667 ). mo chruit ciuil, LL 18578 ( PRIA xix 548 § 24 ). cruit, is e aen dan ciuil . . . dliges sairi, Laws v 106.27 . cuislenna ciuil, Grail 5 . tri meic Dornmair Cheóil, LU 9084 ( FB 83 ). fer cíuil, MU² 197 .

(f) With defining gen.: labhra a hén . . . / ní beag do cheól chodolta lullaby, Studies 1920, 568 § 23 . ? darōnsat aingil 'ga thig / ceōla comarle don chomdid, ZCP viii 114.15 . céol side, LU 3802 ( SCC 37 ).

(g) Rarely as vn.: oc cíul doibh singing to them. RC vi 187.18 . ic ceol . . . reime, Grail 1453 .

Compds. With nouns: Cond dan ceóladart Codal (: Eoganacht) pleasant dwelling(?), LL 2845 ( Fen. 30.7 ). ceoilbinne a ngotha gnatha melodiousness (birds), Anecd. ii 23 § 5 . do cheólbhroghaibh, L. Cl. A. B. 11.22 . cét n-itte, cét ceolcliaraib (sic leg.) in musical companies (of birds), SR 1026 . leig don cheólchroidhe cuislinn `from music's heart', Studies 1919, 611 § 2 . le ceol-chruit, Keat. Poems 107 . cocur ceól-éicse, Metr. Dinds. iii 288.40 . is ciall dá gceolfhoghar `they mean by their melody', Aithd. D. 76.18 . ceoloide master musician, Ó Bruad. iii 190.5 . ó cheoloireacht Ghabhra, DDána 70.7 . le ceolṡeinm téadmhar, Keat. Poems 111 . tir . . . na ceolsuthaine, LB 256b73 marg. ceoltigi béndacha choir-houses(?), Trip.² 348 . With adjj.: dā ngadhraib croma ceólbinna, Fianaig. 64.9 . mor cet ceolcalad (sic leg.) loud-singing (of birds), SR 1027 . conacruittib céolgrinnib, 6670 . cliara caine cet ceolmaith (of birds), 1024 . C. na cruite ceól-míne, Metr. Dinds. iii 224.2 . With adjj. formed from nouns: gan cruitire ciūil-phortach, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) iii 161.14 .