clúasach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clúasach or dil.ie/9628
Last Revised: 2019

 

adj o, ā (clúas)

(a) pleasing to the ear (?): c.¤ éstec[h]tach tóthanach a hainm i mbi i gcluais, Ériu xiii 39.25 . ceól clūasach na crēssen `melodious song of the believers', ii 63 § 1 .

(b) Of objects having (big) ears or handles : mullach .i. mulōach .i. cluasach, Corm. Y 918 . dá dtobannaibh mór-chluasacha meidhge, DDána p. 384.11 . srón cham chluasach `wide-nostrilled', SG 328.22 = chuasach, RC xxiv 196 § 11 , and sic leg.

As epithet big-eared : Concobar C.¤ , Hy Maine 54.3 . Brandub . . . Clūassach, ZCP viii 300.36 .