cléirchén

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cléirchén or dil.ie/9414

Forms: cléirchín

n m. Later also cléirchín. (cléirech) little cleric : fil nach cleirchen cuires uir / mac Mail Ochtraig i Fid Duin, Ériu v 38.19 . tanic sund de muntir Dé / cleirchén gelbán, LL 5077 = Auraic. 5203 . on clerchen glan, Anecd. i 72 § 204 . cléirchin fris tarlais tinne, LU 9620 (= clerchen, LL 277a1 ). is é cléirchín do bí a[g] dénum an braith .i. Manannán, Imr. Brain 62.2 . lepaid ūar / ┐ clērchīn tana trūag, ZCP vii 297.5 . As npr. m. or pn sobriquet: Cleirchén rí hUa mBairce, TFrag. 212.3 .