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1 selg n ā,f. IGT Decl. § 39.11 . seilg f., g s. seilge, sealga, § 42.9 .
sealg seilg, IGT Verbs § 83.4 . Note also d s selga, LU 9822 ,
75 cf. isint [s]elca sin, TTebe 354 . Perh. also a s., see Cóir Anm.
70 , RC xxiv 196 § 9 cited below.
(a) act of hunting; a hunt; a hunting party; a hunting expedi-
tion : cechtar nathar fria saindan | bíth a menma-sam fri
seilgg, Thes. ii 293.15 ( SP II ). lá ro boí Art . . . ic selga i
80mBregaib, LU 9822 . fir na selgga sin, Met. Dinds. iii 150.13 .
fer ān i s. ¤ (seilg, v.l.) .i. for aigibh, ┐ fiadhuch .i. for mila muige
`in hunting . . . and in coursing', Auraic. 112 . uathad selga sin
a Dheirg | do scarais red tféinn 's ret sheilg, SG 128.23 . `eirgid
. . . do shealga ┐ fromaid for n-armu. . . .' Dochuadar . . . ┐
85doronsad sealga, RC xxiv 196 § 9 . fer . . .' nad bói hi taigh
acht a fedhaib ┐ hi fanglennaib fri seilg ┐ mucaidecht, xvi
55 § 103 . gáir ar seilg, bionngháir ag buabhallaibh, DDána
70.15 . do sheilg bhiodhbhadh re béal maidne | moch do
ghluaisis `to hunt Thy foes', Aithd. D. 66.21 . ar gcur chúil ris
an gceird reimhe | do mhúin san tseilg eile é (of St. Peter),
5 PBocht 26.19 . fear ar seilge fuair ar bhfaill, Aithd. D. 63.32
ag sealg ḟiadh ós inbhearán, IGT Verbs ex. 795 . seabhaic ag
seilg éanlaithe, TD 41.10 . ag s. ¤ ionad négsomhail, O'Gr. Cat.
461.7 (: celg). an gadhar saothair se, .i. an bás, ag seilg na
hanma, TSh. 592 . an tan chuirid lucht na sealga i gcumhgach
10é (viz. an leómhan), 2605 . ag comóradh seilge an laoi sin leis,
ITS i 10.12 . As n. loc.: cath Selgge, FM i 308.13 .
do-gní seilg (or selga) hunts : gnít sealga . . . isin dithreibh,
Cóir Anm. 70 (p. 318.24). dognither s. ¤ na n-aspiti i crichaib
na hEigipti, CCath. 3081 .
15 g s. used attributively: luidh for cūairt selgae, Corm. Y 1018
(p. 87.15) . is and boíseom na sudi selca oc Duma Derglúachra,
LU 9823 . dá choin shelga, SG 128.9 . lucht sealga huntsmen,
RC xxiii 396 § 1 . fer selgca oss ┐ elta, xvi 55 § 103 . soighde
cathalaind sealca, TTebe 3809 . ar dhumha sealga ós Loch
20Léin, DDána 118.13 . cú sealga, Aithd. D. 67.12 . líon seilge, 8 .
líon sealga, PBocht 1.11 . do-chúaidh a ccéile sealga | learga
réidhe, IGT Decl. ex. 1104 .
(b) quarry, prey, game : ro fuinsedar ni don t[ṡ]eilg, RC xxiv
196 § 10 . do sheilg as-teagh ní thugois `Thou couldst not carry
25home Thy quarry
', Aithd. D. 68.22 . do leigeadh an chu
andiaigh na seilge ionnus nár leig sí beithidheach díobh-san
soir ná síar, ITS i 10.20 . eireadh a dhroma ┐ a dá shlinneán
do bhreith leis den tseilg go dún Chinn Choradh, d'á innsint
┐ d'á fhaisnéis gur éirigh a leithéid sin de sheilg laé leó, 28 .
30 ag iomchur do sheilg laoi-se linn ar ár ndromaibh, z .
(c) a seeking out, a seeking to obtain, an attempting : folld. by
prep. FOR (AR): tabram fían láech cach n-aidchi do seilc fair
dus in tairsimmis a baegul, LU 6136 (H). sealg ar an domhnán
níor dhual | ar gcomhrádh re Ceard na ndúl, Dán Dé xxiii 11 .
35 do sheilg ar mh'annsa d'fhagháil seeking to obtain my love,
DDána 39.18 . ag so an t-éag d'oidhche 's do ló | uirre ag
seilg 's ní hé as iarghnó, Aithd. D. 50.16 (`attacking'). a rí . . . |
bí ag seilg ar ar saoradh! `be urgent to save me!' A. Ó Dálaigh
iv 3 . eagal liom-sa lá na breithe | . . . | sinn ag seilg ar an
40mbreith mbaoghlaigh `we seek (by our sins) the dread doom (?)', xliv 10 .
gan bheith ag seilg ná ag sraith-fhiadhach, ná ag
léir-mheas ná ag lorgaireacht ar lochtaibh a chomharsan,
TSh. 1620 .
Folld. by dependent gen.: as anfhlaith | gach rí . . . | dar
45thairg seilg na ríghe . . . | ar chloinn Iughoine who attempted to
obtain
, Content. xvi 164 . Cf. sealg do shíth do shuidhiughadh,
Aithd. D. 60.15 .
In prepositional phrase ar seilg: ná bí-siu ar seilg neich nach
maith, Ériu i 70.1 . ar seilg Banbha bíd Ultaigh `the Ultaigh
50seek to rule Banbha
', Aithd. D. 7.36 .
(d) act of rousing, stirring up: aithnim adhbhar do throda |
riom, a mheic Mheic Diarmoda, | ní fhuil acht ag seilg mholta,
Aithd. D. 34.20 . luas tuinne a n-éigion fát fheirg, | ní héidior
seilg buinne bhuirb a rushing stream cannot (further) be stirred
55up
, LBranach 6577 . ag seilg loinne an leómhain-si, 4741 .
fearr bheith a mbarraibh fuairbheann | a bhfeitheamh shuain-
ghearr ghrinnmhear, | ag seilg troda ar fhéin eachtrann | `gá
bhfuil fearann bhar sinnsear, 3751 .

2 selg n ā,f. the spleen : gl. marcem, Gild. Lor. gl. 215 . in druim-
60ṡeilg gl. dorsum, ib. gl. 172 . sealg no dreassan gl. splen, Ir. Gl.
1012 . adeir Isac . . . an tan bis nescoid ar an seilg co tuismiter
fiabrus anterbullata uaidhi, RC xlix 52.26 . de opilacione
splenis .i. d'atchomall na selgi, O'Gr. Cat. 192.25 . airne no
sealg no domblas ae, Irish Texts v 3.3 . in galar buidhi an tan
65tic on tseilcc, Rosa Ang. 284.19 . lianasi (Lat. liēnōs-) .i. galar
na seilgi, Arch. i 337.139 (Med. Gl.). quicunque lienosi . . . .i.
gibe ara mbí galar seilge, 23 K 42, 98.5 .

selg- xsee sligid.

selga xsee 1 selg.

70 selgad Mid.Ir. vn. formation from a stem selg. See sligid. act
of hewing down, laying low : is é ro escair for firu Hérenn
tic[h]tu fri s. ¤ Caille Cuan co laignib ┐ bacaib ┐ belaib leo. . . .
Slechtsat dono Caild Cuan, RC xv 316 § 20 . ic dicned ┐ ic
slaidi ┐ is s. ¤ , BB 443a25 .

75 ? selgaid n(1 selg) hunter : ba hé roslass, in s. ¤ (seilgg cain, selgaig,
sealga, v.ll.), Met. Dinds. iii 150.3 (: díbergaig).

selgaire n io,m. (1 selg) a hunter : amal bis selgairi ic fos a con,
CCath. 2647 . Uenir . . . i ndelb bansealgairi, Aen. 293 . seal-
gaireada sirluatha gasraidi Greg, TTebe 875 . sealgaire an
80luin (of a child), DDána 97.41 . d'fior ar ccearduine ní cáir |
cion ar sealguire súrbháin, IGT Decl. ex. 1231 . an sealgaire
úd .i. an bás, TSh. 934 . air mhórán íascaireadh . . . ar mhórán
sealgaireadh, Jerem. xvi 16 .

selgairecht n ā,f. (selgaire) hunting, act of hunting : gun tṡeal-
85gaireacht, BB 42a20 . siredh a samradaib, | slithemnacht,
selgaireacht, | sanntugud sēd, ZCP viii 210.1 . Dean .i. banndei
na selcairechta, TTebe 3692 . ag sealgaireacht a ngleanntaibh
mín, Oss. iv 246.21 .