cerbaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cerbaid or dil.ie/8744

Forms: cirrbaid, cirrbaigid, cerbad

v later also cirrbaid, cirrbaigid. IGT Verbs §§ 67 , 82 . See Ériu xxii 48 .

(a) hacks, lacerates, cuts (off): nos cerband ┐ nos bruend iat combo lán in glend día fulriud, LU 8881 ( FB 67 , H). nír sguir gur cirrbad a chnes, Anecd. i 37 § 97 . i ndígail M. rocerb, TFerbe 657 . mor cnes curad ro cerbbait do saigtibh, CCath. 6016 . cerbsat colna fa cra ruad `hacked', Celt. Rev. iv 216.15 . ri is mo . . . ro chirph do merlichib, Ann. Conn. 1224.2 (`mutilated'). gur chréachtnaigh ┐ gur chiorrbhaigh sochaidhe . . . dhíobh, CRR² 37 . ? o cearptardi a cuctlí / atbertar cid Picti, Todd Nenn. 130.19 (? leg. cearptar dia . . . ).

(b) diminishes, cuts short : c.¤ sam súaill sruth `summer cuts the stream small', Ériu xvii 89 § 3 . lúdh mo chuirpse go gciorrbhaid, Aithd. D. 92.13 . ciorrbhuighthear bliadhna na bpeacthach (breviabuntur), TSh. 2678 . ciorróig Dia dream na fallsóireachta (perdere), Párl. na mB. 1872 .

(c) mortifies : go gciorrbhadh a cholann féin, TSh. 7220 . do ciorrbhadh a chorp lé Colum C. . . . lé troscadh, Keat. iii 1635 .

? a Medb . . . / nīt cerb cāime nūachair, TBC-I¹ 2283 = nít chredb, TBC-LL² 2696 .

Vn. cerbad.