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selb n ā,f. IGT Decl. § 39.20 . g pl. sealbhann, 1 Chron. xxvii 29 .
55 I (a) In concrete sense, property, appurtenance, domain,
possessions : dirróggel Cummen ┐ Brethán Ochter nAchid
cona seilb iter fid ┐ mag ┐ lenu `with its appurtenance', Thes.
ii 239.15 ( Ardm. 17b1 ). glanais selba sescat rīg `er säuberte die
Besitzungen von sechzig Königen
', Ält. Ir. Dicht. 41 § 26 . is
60mōr a midemnus | ar mēt a ṡelba-som `gross seine Urteilskraft,
—der Grösse seines Besitzes angemessen
', Bruchst. 54 . fillis in
ri Ainmere | le selbaib Setnai, AU i 58.13 = i sealbhaibh
Seatna, FM i 200.4 = ar sellaibh Senna, CS 56.12 . selba
sainrudcha private possessions, LU 2178 ( FA 25 ). Medb
65diarbo sealb coiccith Connacht, IT i 118.4 ( TE 1 Eg.). ba
samalta re Meidb na beth penning a selba lé, ar na bái tarb
a chomméit lé for a buaib, TBC 84 . ní sanntach hí in dearc;
ni chuindig nach seilb ṅdílis di fodéin, PH 5918 . lēcciss lá
slán selba aithri (leg. aithre), | ar ṡeirc lēighind paternal posses-
70sions
, ZCP viii 198 § 18 (of Colum Cille). is s. ¤ cach ōin a cethra
diless, O'Mulc. 460 . cuimhnigh . . . | bláth an domhain daoir |
nach sealbh dhaoibh nó dhamh, DDána 8.2 . rí do roinn leath
a sheilbhe | re comh-fhlaith, Content. xviii 53 . an dream agá
mbíd na sealbha saoghalta aca, TSh. 9996 . comhnuighidh ┐
75malairtighidh ann, ┐ faghaidh sealbha dhíbh féin ann, Gen.
xxxiv 10 .
(b) a flock, a herd : tánic dub-thrét drúidechta | cor' brost
demun in seilb seing `a demon urged the lean stock', Met. Dinds.
iii 382.15 . ainmidhe as gach seilbh do comharba Maodhócc,
80 BNnÉ 202 § 42 . caora sonn dá bhar seilbh féin | do chuir tú
i gcró idir chuainmhéir, Aithd. D. 50.2 . bó as gach seilbh,
torc as gach tréad, TD 27.23 . do bhí sealbh mhōr mhuc . . .
ag inghilt, Matth. viii 30 . cuiridh spás eidir gach dá sheilbh,
Gen. xxxii 16 . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí air féur a Sáron,
85. . . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí sna gleantaibh, 1 Chron.
xxvii 29 .
(c) in abstr. sense, possession, ownership (usually with
objective genitive): nit raib bríg buanṡeilbe | a bé balc cen
brathirse, LL 200a33 . ba chuta dom ṡeilb-se sain ale [bar
Atherne] for seilb neich n-aill n-aile `that were a right of my
5possession over the possession of any others whomsoever
', CRR
43 . gach ionad a bfuil a nduthaidh d'á congbhail ó hSionn-
chuibh a seilbh eagcóra, Misc. Arch. Soc. 194.5 . a leath aga
fein, ┐ an leath eile ag fear na seilbe (i.e. the rightful owner),
194.9 . fear na seilbhe is é an t-oid[h]re, DDána 40.31 . an
10tsealbh (san selbh, v.l.) bhunaidh bhíos (bhias, v.l.) (of a dead
son), 69.6 . a-tá sealbh ag an éag oraibh, 43.2 . do chruthaigh
an chruinne | . . . | sealbh 'n-a chumhacht dleaghar dhó, 15.6 .
níor léig seisean an leanbh linn—| a shealbh leis-sean do
léigfinn, DDána 69.7 . sealbh na ngrás, 32.18 . sealbh na
15ríghe, TD 27.19 . dá bhfuair sé ar seilbh n-ealadhan, 23.2 . ón
chéidḟear 'ga mbíonn a ṡealbh `from the first man that held it',
22.12 . dá saora tú . . . | meise i n-aimsir m'éigeantais | . . . |
libh ar sealbh go síorruidhe, 15.15 . sealbh Éireann díobh do
dhol `that the heroes lost possession of Ireland', 9.8 . sealbh
20aindíleas | rem fhód ndúthaigh 'gam dhealaghadh `unlawful
possessions
', Dán Dé xvi 3 . gan saidhbhrios saoghaltha do
bheith agoind ó fhonn, ó dhísligheacht, ná ó sheilbh, Desid.
2842 . a seilbh shaidhbhris eile, Desid. 2546 . do-bheir sealbh
oighreachta dá aos gráidh féin, TSh. 2731 . a chor as a sheilbh
25 to dispossess him, 1007 . a ndúthaigh a seilbhe, Gen. xxxvi 43 .
is beannuighthe na daoine ceannsuighthe; óir biaidh seilbh na
talmhan aca, Donlevy 200.x .
s. ¤ ar possession of: sealbh arsaidh ar Éirinn óigh | gun
ghasraidh, Aithd. D. 17.10 . d'iarraidh seilbhe ar fhiadh
30nÉimhir, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 87.16 . níor shealbh don Phápa ar
Éirinn sin `that did not give the Pope possession of Ireland',
Keat. iii 79 . is gnáth sealbh ar gach síoriasacht, Maguires of
F. § 12 .
do-gní seilb (also gaibid seilb, cuirid s. ¤ , glacaid s. ¤ ) takes
35 possession (with gen. or prep. AR): dorighne an senathair seilb
| ar a dhalta, dál nach meirbh, | atubair comadh dó budh
mac, Anecd. ii 35 § 10 . do chor sheilbhe ar Mhagh Macha,
Aithd. D. 37.47 . sealbh na ngrás dá ngabham, PBocht 22.16 .
Fáilbhe fial . . . | do ghabh sealbh ar cheannas do chríche,
40 Keat. Poems 1532 . gur éirigh Ahab do dhul síos go fíneamhuin
Nábot . . . do ghlacadh seilbhe ann, 1 Kings xxi 16 .
g s. used attributively: fód sealbha (= territory, domain),
BNnÉ 272.11 . fód seilbhe, Aithd. D. 71.13 . cróeb seilbe twig
given as symbol of possession
: Craobh Ghreallain a ainm o sin
45a leith on craoibh sheilbhe thucc Duach . . . do Ghreallan ann,
Hy Maine 8.z . Similarly slat ṡeilbe: deirge glac eidhre an
athar | ar slat sheilbhe ar a shochar `a wand entitling us to His
favour
', PBocht 21.4 . slat ṡeilbhe an ḟíonḟuinn aga, | eighre
díoghuinn Diarmada, TD 32.36 .
50 i seilb x (a) (i) in the possession of x, (ii) under the protection
of x; (b) (i) in possession of x, (ii) protecting or watching over x:
(a) (i) robāi didiu orci āimmind i seilb charat Cairpri, Corm.
Y 883 (76.6) . rochuindig . . . | co mbeth in sruth 'na sáer-
ṡeilb, Met Dinds. iv 4.48 . tír bhar sluaigh-se i seilbh Sadhbha,
55 DDána 99.22 . críoch Bhanbha id sheilbh fa shéula, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 89.49 . (ii) easbog do bhí eacht eile | i seilbh Aindrias
d'áiridhe, DDána 58.10 . (b) (i) ní hiomdha dhínn dár dholta |
dá réir so i seilbh ríoghochta, TD 20.5 . i seilbh na glóire, TSh.
3958 . gurab eadh dhligheas gach aon, smuaineadh an bháis
60do bheith i seilbh a mheanman, 163 . a seilbh aoin ní saoghalta
`for possessing any earthly thing', Donlevy 160.14 . (ii) Muire i
n-ar seilbh gach ré seal, DDána 11.12 . im sheilbh a bhanógh
gé bheise `though thou art on my side', PBocht 18.12 .
for (ar) seilb x in the possession of x: cia fésta (sic) forsa
65mbia ṡeilb? `who shall henceforth possess thee?', RC xx 12 § 20 .
isait coin altai in degboin do ratad for mu seilb, Irish Texts i
9.7 . biat rī-siu co derb | dorated fort sheilb `thou shalt be a
king assuredly; it has been given into thy possession
', PRIA xix
546 § 8 ( LL 147a ). atú-sa ar seilb Ríg na Cross `I am in the
70portion of
', Met. Dinds. iii 312.127 . ar ṡeilbh Ṡeaáin mheic
Uilliam, | do ṡluagh Luighne an chláir chorcra `the host of
Leyney's crimson plain were in the power of S.
', TD 32.61 .
Used in referring to espousals: bá torrach dī ind ingen. Ba
ceist mór lá hUltu nácon fes céle fora seilb, LU 10606 . do
75cuiridh ar seilbh a chéile Mongán ┐ Dubh-Lacha `were affi-
anced
', Im. Brain 61.10 . Cf. loisc edaighi ┐ armu ┐ lebaid in
fhir rom-fagaib ara s. ¤ , Aen. 866 .
ar ṡeilb in the name of, on pretext of, under colour of: ar
seilbh Césair `on C.'s behalf', CCath. 2244 . ar seilbh bheith na
80ríoghaibh in pretence of their having been kings, Content. xvi
149 . ar seilbh bheith dá gcosnamh under colour of defending
hem
, 144 . nā lēic-si in chlann sin . . . do bheathugadh for do
sheilp `to be reared as yours', Fl. Earls 224.8 . a gcur i nÉirinn
mar aon ré cabhlach leo ar seilbh ceannaidheachta under
85pretence of trading
, Keat. iii 2894 . do ghabhadar na Catoilcigh
port Luimnigh a (? leg. ar) seilbh in righ Sērlus, Cín Lae Ó
Meall. 36.z . Cf. mar ṡeilb ar for the purpose of: guin deilge leat
i ngach láimh | mar sheilbh ar mo theacht i dtír `the nail-
wounds in Thy hands are a title-deed to my salvation
', Aithd. D.
95.28 . mes do chur ar cheird gach fir | mar sheilb ar ndul i
5ndaoinib to criticize each man's art in order to make (great)
people of themselves, O'Gr. Cat. 555.27 .
téit i seilb takes possession of; undertakes : a ndul i
seilbh mh'anma d'fholcadh | calma an feidhm dhá dhoctar
dhéag, DDána 34.14 . tarla dhuit ag díon do chinidh | cás far
10dhoiligh dul 'n-a seilbh, Aithd. D. 66.24 . ni rachaind féin a
seilbh an tsaothairse do dhenamh `I myself would not under-
take
. . .', Carsw. 21.4 . dol 'na seilbh dob é a iomthús `pro-
ceeded to take possession of her
', TD 15.33 . comhainm in laithe
dodeachaidh a seilbh na hespogōide, Fl. Earls 100.18 . drong
15oile do dhul i seilbh airm an tighe, Keat. iii 2836 .
II In Laws: (a) property, estate . In land: fer ná[d] tre(a)ba
seilb ná ferann dó fadeisin, Críth Gabl. 73 . is foglaid selba
cach micorach `he is a plunderer of the land who makes a bad
contract (respecting it
)', Laws i 202.4 . .i. ar is foglaid don
20ferand inti cuiri drochcuir de, 206.26 Comm . ni tualaing roda
selba sanna nech no do ren nad etairce, 202.5 . .i. ni coimgech
comscailedh in feraind .i. ro gata no ro randa, 206.28 Comm .
sealba, seoit, ni dilsigar airgse na haitidiu, iubail (sic leg.) na
tren-lide neirt `lands and chattels are not alienated . . .', v 496.4 .
25 sealba .i. feranda .i. tír, 496.11 Comm . fer son cen s. ¤ , cen
thothchus . . . s. ¤ .i. fearand. Tothchus .i. cruid, 516.4 and 16
Comm . o a setaib ┐ o a selbaib, 366.12 . .i. o setaib .i. (? sic
leg.) o scuithib, . . . o selbaib .i. o ferannaib . . . cid set, cid
ferand, 18 - 21 Comm . seilb .i. a thir fein, iii 52.11 Comm .
30 orba .i. tir dibaid ┐ sealb .i. feronn athar ┐ senathar, O'C.
2247 ( Eg. 88, fo. 18 ). is urradh imurro in deoraidh crenas
seilb, Laws iii 392.2 Comm .
Also in cattle and other movable property: is meise fuidir
griain imsgartha fri flaith, acht doairfena a selba do flaith `the
35"fuidir" of land may separate from his chief, provided he exhibit
his possessions to the chief
', Laws v 360.19 . co ruici trí secht
nanmanda do aen seilb a ndul anund tar bernadaib saine,
iv 82.5 Comm . do cum foruis iar sen fir as a seilb sloinnter
`to the pound of the man whose property they (viz. cattle taken
40in distress) are stated to be', i 268.13 . trí secht nanmanna do
dul inund fo cethair do aenseilb na tri secht nanmanna do
cethra selbaib saine in aenfecht twenty-one beasts belonging to
one holding to go over on four (different) occasions or twenty-one
beasts of four (different) holdings at the same time
, O'D. 1674
45( H. 5.15, 26 ). ma ro batar selba imda isin garda isin, is
crandchur do chur orra co findtar in ts. ¤ o ndernad in fogail,
Laws iii 438.3 - 4 Comm . [conmeser a ngnima ┐ a fiacha] as a
linaib, as a selbaib `herds', 336.6 . crandchur do chur ar cach
noen seilb, ┐ ar cach naen mil do setaib na selba sin, 21 Comm .
50(b) ownership, possession : ná[d] roga(i)b seilb ná comarbus
ria sin, Críth Gabl. 36 . ni fuil 'n-a seilb in bidbud anarra
(? na arra) is fearr `there is not in the possession of the defendant',
Laws v 430.18 Comm . inand . . . ┐ da beth i n-a sheilb budein
`as if it remained in his own possession', 32.20 Comm . sealb
55do na tri selbaib do denam (i.e. to prove one of the three
recognized modes of possession) . . . issiat so na tri selba .i.
seilb macha, ┐ gan delugh res ó tsin anuas. Remseilb .i. a
cennach no a fagbail cena ni is tusga na adeir fear na haggra
a gaid uadha. Seilb luingi .i. a cennach a luing ┐ is cinnti
60gurab dilis do lucht na luinge é ┐ na fuighbedh fer an ellaig
é gin go gcenncha sin é, O'C. 2165 - 6 ( Eg. 88, fo. 4 ). mad
comsealb bes acu araon, O'C. 292 ( H. 3.18, 160 ). in cetmuind-
tir [urnadma] taburta for seilb .i. ar a seilb ata o tosach a
betha `in his possession she is from the beginning of her life',
65 Laws v 144.11 Comm . Up to the age of seven years a child
was ar seilb Dé: geall no giall is ainm do on inbaid a do baister
anall co ceand .uii. mbliadan, uair is indligthach do cach
duine a marbad ris in re sin uair is ar seilb de bís fris in re sin,
O'C. 241 ( H. 3.18, 135 ). it cetheora selba bit for cach adgair
70┐ adgairter: s. ¤ fini athardai, ┐ s. ¤ flatha ┐ s. ¤ Ecalsa, ┐ s. ¤
maithrai, no s. ¤ altrama, Laws i 260.4 ff .
In the follg. exx. Thurneysen, KZ xlviii 63 , would see a
predicative gen. of selb: `do selba do chotach didiu' ol Cu
Chulaind (`deines Besitzes ist nun dein Bund' Thurn. loc. cit.),
75 TBC² 1553 . á Issu co fírbail | fortselbai (reading do sealba
with R2; other v.ll.: asselba, assaelba, fortselba) do blíadain!
Fél. Ep. 4 . The same phrase occurs in Mon. Tall. 148.26 :
doselbi fein tra do praind. Ped. (ii 624.3 ) takes it to be pres.
indic. s. 2 of do-selba. Perh. all should be taken as jussive
80 subj. s. 2 of do-selba.
Compds. ¤ gním: ingena, s. ¤ -gním saine, | di chlaind deg-
ríg Dubthaire, Met. Dinds. iii 66.15 . ¤ rann: rogab slíab
'n-a s. ¤ -raind sain | co cían ós derb-chlaind Dedaid `took a
mountain as her own special portion
', 240.3 .