1 clú

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 clú or dil.ie/9616
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: -úa, clu, cluaa, clua, cl, Gelchlu

n ? Orig. n. but segde ch.¤ , Thes. ii 292.20 seems to indicate early fem. gender. c.¤ n-ingnad, SR 3326 . Cf. c.¤ gle, 3327 . m. and f., IGT Decl. §§ 108.98 (n pl. -úa). g s. clu, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25(b) (clóe, v.l.). cluaa, ZCP viii 198 § 19 . clua, TTr.² 760 . CCath. 4373 . cl, 1753 . See Études Celt. ix 139 - 40 . good repute, reputation, fame, good name; rumour; sound(?): clū a nomine Clío .i. fama , Corm. Y 351 . hóre is irdircc far clúu, Wb. 7c3 . c.¤ gl. rumor, Sg. 46b1 . ho roson clu ina Brigte setno Tetba, Vita Br. 33 . as bert ba hendac ar clu / a fuil ind fhireoin iosu `innocent in repute', Blathm. 285 . Rí nime . . . / asa ch.¤ nád célam, Fél. Ep. 86 . fo clu ┐ airrdercus na luingsi ut, Laws i 20.34 Comm. ferr clū gnīmrad, Anecd. iii 18.14 . gaid Adam doib `ar for clu / anaid frim, a noebaingliu' for your fame's sake, SR 1421 . c.¤ clothach, Ériu xiii 40.20 . c.¤ mo thengadh torbha do da clúais sound(?), 35.29 . is tu ro delig do ḟeraib / c.¤ enig do Gaedelaib, LL 20807 . fo c.¤ araili fir craibdhigh bai ann .i. Iarlaithe (audiens famam sanctitatis S. Iarlaithe), Lat. Lives 105.y . for c.¤ ┐ for errdarcus Poimp, CCath. 374 . in clu digair dianscelach ac scailiud scel na nGrec `rumour', TTebe 1605 . oc buain a ch.¤ do nech aile good name, PH 7692 . c.¤ .i. urdairc, ut est clu conmider ar(?) a cil, O'Dav. 466 . ritire ba mo nos ┐ clu, Ann. Conn. 1306.8 . da mbeth si torrach gan fher do-ghebadh si mi-clu (infamia), Smaointe B. Chr. 474 . fearr d'ḟior a ch.¤ 'na ch.¤ mhaith / iná a chrú ós chrú gach neich, DDána 91.3 . a craobh ghlan gan ch.¤ ceilge, Magauran 2566 . for gach naon ara ccluinedh ainm nó alladh no c.¤ láimhe `repute for skill', Hugh Roe² 104.5 . an ch.¤ shaoghalta, TSh. 4042 . Attrib. g s. dorn clūë `ein Ruhmesfaust', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25(b) . ? inbhear c.¤ ar nar fhás oighreadh, Aithd. D. 85.3 .

Freq. in chevilles: caraimse fos ferr cach c.¤ / oc mo lebran leir ingnu, Thes. ii 293.16 . an a clu, Laws i 68.13 Comm. ni daer clu, Ériu xvii 74 § 5 . c.¤ cass, SR 7663 . clu gan goid `no stolen fame', Hugh Roe² 210.7 .

In phr. cuirid c.¤ spreads the fame : co cuirfedh a ch.¤ fon domhun, Stair Erc. 110 . cur a c.¤ rug do roghain / pailm chubhra chlann gConchobhair chose to spread her fame (by generosity to poets), DDána 102.48 . naoi nuimhir ag car do ch.¤ `praising thee', A. Ó Dálaigh xii 9 . Cf. le a car i gc.¤ to make it famous, DDána 103.9 .

In n. pr. Gelchlu, Gorm. Nov. 16 .