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sellc(h)echt, seilligecht n[ā,f.] (cf. sellach) usual form se(i)ll-
cecht (unlenited -c- due to dissimilation?). Form with non-
palatal -c- occurs once only: sellcacht, O'C. 329 ( H. 3.18, 181 ).
sellidecht, Laws i 162.5 Comm . seilligecht, O'C. 704 ( H. 3.18,
70 339 ).
onlooking, witnessing; act of looking on (at a crime, etc., see
under sellach): fer laime . . . fer seillcechta, O'C. 2353 ( Eg. 88,
fo. 27 ). foircsiu mígníma .i. cid i céin, cid i focus in sellcecht,
O'D. 1887 ( Harl. 432, fo. 15 ). ni fo lán fir laime icus fer seill-
75cechta a lán acht fo lan a seillcechta budein, O'C. 2353 ( Eg. 88,
fo. 27 ). cethruime fair ar sellcecht ┐ cethruime eile ar coimi-
techt, Laws i 242.17 Comm . in duine fuair in colann isin
bfolach mad ro indis fo cedoir hi i[s] slan dó, . . . munar indis
fo cedoir is fiach seillcechta . . . uada, O'C. 2351 ( Eg. 88, fo. 27 ).
80 in trian naithgina sin o cach codnuch urruid uile a coitcine a
sellchecht sechrain da ndlegur comar ┐ comingaire `for looking
on at anything straying (without preventing it
)', Laws ii 56.22
Comm . mad sellcacht gaiti cid for b[ ] cid for chuithi isé
in cédna, is cethraime fil fair mainbe sgiath aca ditin looking
85on at a theft
, O'C. 329 ( H. 3.18, 181 ). mat connaic in duine in
long, ┐ nochan fes in raba indti, ┐ is cindti co tairfidea fuirri,
is secht cumala uad co fiachaib sellcechta, O'D. 1610 ( H. 5.15,
p. 12 ). As quasi-vn.: cach suiltech .i. . . . cach ro bi aca seill-
cecht o suil, O'C. 704 ( H. 3.18, p. 339 ). mása deoraidh ro baoi
ac seillcecht, íca na fíach imach; ┐ is é féin do roinne in
5marbadh, ┐ ro feas air iardain, íca[d] sé leth secht cumala
imach ┐ toibghet sim digbadh i láimhe imuigh; ┐ muna
faghbhat sim dígbhadh i laime, íca[d] sim riu, co fiachaib
seillcechta, Laws iii 124.6 ff. Comm . in ceathraimthi air ar
a beith icca sheillcecht in gnímha, is lan fo aignedh in duini
10dic ann, O'D. 2299 ( Rawl. 506, fo. 29 ).

selmann? indOf Colum Cille: lēgiss cairptiu, carais noö, | nāmha
guáa, | gríanda loingsech, | lēiccis lá seól sealmand cluaa, ZCP
viii 198 § 19 . Cf. seol salmda, SR 6063 .

selt v pret. sg. 3 (?), usually followed by FOR (AR) (some exx. suggest
15the word may be a t-pret. of sligid): ard a n-alladh | for cach
leth, rofitir Mumhu, | roselt lenn donn, | rosiacht co Drong | ┐
turu (of the Fir Arddae), Arch. iii 296 § 36 . roselt ar Borg
mBúredach | brudne Da Dergae turchomruc, LU 7279 (BDD,
rhetoric) (roseltar, ar, v.ll., RC xxii 194 ). fe firt a demuin
20romselt (.i. nommarb), LL 316 marg. sup. roselt tra for Mael
Milscothach anní sin, Anecd. ii 49.3 . arsin rocuired in cath |
do ḟúatuch na (sealt for fine, seal for fine, v.ll.) Fomórach,
Met. Dinds. iv 250.62 . selt (slæt, v.l.) for slúag railgech in
réisc | mór-ainm maignech in muir-éisc `there settled on the
25people . . . the lordly name
', iii 428.39 . roselt for (roslecht in,
v.l.) Fothud in feidm, | is dó ba deilm dóerbuillech, 234.13 .
'sí sin ruc Meiss mBuachalla | máthair Conaire chélig; | ba
dál amnas fuachalda; | rosalt (roselt, v.l.) for slúag n-ard
n-Ébir, ii 4.44 . perf. pass. sg. in bhail itá lecht in læich | roselt
30ō gæith is ó ghr[éin] who was slain by (?), ZCP vi 269 § 8 .

selum ind(Lat. caelum): s. ¤ (selam MS.) .i. neam, Lec. Gl. 301 .

selus?: ind bátar didu denus | tria s. ¤ oc (cor, co, v.ll.) sílad, Met.
Dinds. iv 70.22 .

sem xsee som.

35 ? sémaid xsee séimid.

semar, semair n ā,f. IGT Decl. § 56 , § 115 . clover, shamrock :
tarrdudh uíre for leaccaibh lomma gomdar maíghe fo sgoth-
sheamoir, BB 27a37 . nos fuilngtis a scothshemair, Met. Dinds.
iii 236.16 . ní crann don fhíneamhain fhinn | fírsheamhair i
40n-am Ifrinn, Aithd. D. 80.10 (fíreabar, ireabhair, v.ll.). In
sobriquet: mac Seain na seamar, FM vi 2172.20 .
Compd. ¤ glan: críoch leabharbhragh na long ndubh | ar
fhonn [seamhar]ghlan Sagsun, Aithd. D. 44.16 .

sembardne n the name of a metre: s. ¤ , IT iii 14 § 30 .

45 sémen n(Lat. semen) seed, issue : is a fognam bías a ṡil ┐ a ṡemen,
Trip.² 409 . go soillsige Dia in semen, LL 154a7 . maille ré mo
shiol ┐ rem chlannmaicne ┐ rem feimionn, BNnÉ 217 § 99 and
n. 1 . dorad . . . manchine a shil ┐ a shemen do Berach go
brath, 32 § 49 . gétar nem ┐ talamh air, ┐ ara shiol ┐ ara sh. ¤
50go brath, 33 § 49 . Cf. 1 séimed.

semenn xsee simin.

? semind: ind faire do s. ¤ | dom s. ¤ | nochot chuigim | nochot ghebim,
IT iii 100 § 174 .

semnóir xsee sermóin.

55 semplae n[iā,f.] (sempul) (a) silliness, foolishness : i ndentar
cech s. ¤ ┐ cech báis gl. ætatis primæ, Ml. 44c12 . ? ciad rem
sempla sein, IT ii1181.206 (`was für eine Fahrt von Thorheit
ist dies
'). doberat poca do mnaib nó ingenaib tria sempli
propter suam simplicitatem, Ériu vii 144 § 28 . (b) simplicity,
60 sincerity (?): semplæ co trebairi, ZCP iii 448.1 . cē dech do
c[h]resini? Semplui ┐ diūiti, 454.1 . inna deoradachta . . . .i.
in sempla ┐ in mantu (?) i mbi ina oenu, O'C. 828 ( H. 3.18,
380a ).

semplus ind(Eng. shambles): a Lúimnech isan s. ¤ ró bhí a chenn,
65 23 E 26, 290.2 . bheth dháoibh mur sin ['san] s. ¤ , ib. 5 . See
Dinneen s.v. seamlas.

sempul adj(Lat. simplus?) simple (?): as subst. gach s. ¤ gach soer |
gach náomh ro chés croich, Ériu iv 236 § 12 .

1 semrach n ā,f. (semar) IGT Decl. § 12 (61.11) . clover, shamrock :
70 cécht ag (a, v.l.) lenmuin do leirg thúair | dúail do ṡemraigh
deirg na díaigh, ex. 511 .

2 semrach adj o, ā (semar) clover-grown : ba mag scothach scoth-
ṡemrach `blossoming with clover', Met. Dinds. iv 148.32 . i
mmaig ṡiamrach, LL 123b29 . go ffaith[ch]i nōinīnigh sgoth-
75shemraigh, Fl. Earls 108.z .

semróg n(semar): panis cocuili [leg. cuculi] .i. na sem[r]oga,
Arch. i 328.100 (Med. Gl.). ? gan glasósda seamróg, Content.
i 176 n. 5 .

1 sen adj o, ā old, ancient, long-standing : is airei caruim fer sean,
80 ZCP xiii 266 § 12 . aidche samna co sós s. ¤ , Met. Dinds. iii
280.61 . do thuitsiod saoithe seana, ML² 1975 . rachat gidh am
s. ¤ , Irish Texts iv 86.52 . cid sean, ZCP viii 113.33 . a dhá
chaomthach re feadh bfaghla | cáolshruth sean is adhbha
fhúar, Studies 1919, 75.21 . crich Erne na n-iubar s. ¤ , Irish
85Texts ii 54.36 . tulach géiggeal na ngort sean, TD 4.17 . iath
. . . na gclár sean, Content. xxv 3 . long (of life): do gheubha
sí saoghal s. ¤ , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 213.67 . dia ndénae-su a n-uile-
se, ainfe co mba s. ¤ `thou shalt live to be old', Ériu iii 108 § 54 .
Maelsechlainn slemna rop s. ¤ | for trebchlaind Temra is Talten,
LL 133a45 . rop s. ¤ in flaith . . . | tairnec i nAiliuch oebind `long
5live the chieftain
', Met. Dinds. iv 68.157 . Of a weapon in long
use, proven: Sil cColla na ccolg s. ¤ , TD 8.41 . A. na narm s. ¤ ,
Rel. Celt. ii 224.18 .
Compar. is siniu in fer . . . quam mulier , Wb. 28b16 . ce méit
asinu aís quam abracham `how much older in age he was', 34a5 .
10 intí asiniu .i. isáu, 4c14 . úair ba siniu oldás C., LU 9080 ( FB
83 ). airmitiu d'Adam . . . | ar im siniu, ni thibér, SR 842 .
siniu sencuimne co buiresc in betha, O'Dav. 308 . ní sine . . .
a chach he, PH 1970 . robo sine arai n-aisi, CCath. 931 . an
chuid is sine ┐ is óige don fhéar, TSh. 2645 .
15 Superl. cethrur gelda . . . | . . . | sinium saegul os cach maig |
batar 'sind aimsir toisig, SR 2251 . mású ar aís m'athar as
sinem and Éndae Cromm, Trip.² 1485 . issē ba sinem dīb,
BColm. 8.1 . sioneim fedha iobair, Auraic. 4300 .
As subst. o,n. and (of persons) m. sean m., IGT Decl. § 65 .
20 that which is old: tucad s. ¤ cacha lenna duind ┐ nua gacha bíd,
Acall. 5061 . do-súa in fer go colba Crúachna | s. ¤ corma is núa
lúachra leis, IGT Decl. ex. 685 . Most frequently of an old
person : s. ¤ gl. senex, Sg. 49b6 . is alind s. ¤ sobrich, Wb. 31b35 .
ni théid óc ann ré sén (siun, v.l.), Tochm. Ét. 48.26 . bat
25cumnech coisc ót senaib, LU 3491 ( SC 26 ). ní aisnébet sin ná
seanchaid dul damsa ónd orguin, BDD² 720 . airdri domain
. . . as giliu grianuibh as noibiu cach s. ¤ , Ériu ii 98.5 (cf. is sanct
cach s. ¤ , Éigse ii 184 § 1 ). a ḟir fadlas sós na s. ¤ , Met. Dinds iii
270.1 . mar samlait sin, 274.55 . atchuala ra senaib sund | ferr
30molad na cech mod, LL 306b24 . comcuimne da tsean .i. in
da eolach, .i. cinnus do bearar in cuimne ón tsin don tsin eile,
Laws i 36.15 Comm . isedh innisit na sin, 154.22 Comm . sin
┐ sacairt ┐ oirchindig in popuil, PH 2956 . fáid cach s. ¤ | sean
cach ecnaid, Arch. iii 228.81 . dligidh sean sogaire, RC xlv
3534.21 . marbhuit a sin ┐ doniat gialla da n-ócaib, Marco P. 10 .
an súntach bar sin nō in urlam bar n-óig doc[h]um in c[h]atha,
ML² 1487 . an sean ní fhidir ná an t-óg | ceadh as fhód idir
don éag, Studies 1933, 140 § 15 . feirrde dhuit nach sibh an
sean, | cuid an tsin ag an tsóiser, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 60.27 .
40 doiligh oighidh gach ḟir óig | na sin d'oighidh ní hurchóid,
IGT Decl. ex. 1490 . co na roibi d'óg na do shin andsin, TTebe
1137 . In phr. eter ṡen(u) ┐ óc(u) both old and young, all: itir
ṡenu ┐ ócu, Tec. Corm. § 29.3 . eter shean ┐ ócc, PH 4292 .
eter ócc ┐ shen, Irish Texts iv 86.50 . offrála . . . | . . . | dlighitt
45eter s. ¤ is ócc | d'fior ionaid miadhach Maodhócc, BNnÉ 258
§ 218 .
an ancestor : ba handsin dorala chuice Lóchine Lond s. ¤ Hua
Lonáin, RC xiii 60 § 55 . Cairthenn macc Blait s. ¤ clainne
Tairrdealbhuigh, Lism. L. 497 . Lōegaire Lorc, s. ¤ Laigen ┐
50Osraigi, ZCP viii 292.4 . Eochaid tirmcharna s. ¤ síl Muiredaig,
SG ii 471.6 . is eisen s. ¤ Fher mBolg, RC xvi 80 § 128 . cró a
shean mur Eunna Aighneach | do-bhéra asteagh go tuill-
mheach, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 72.21 . crann corcra slánuighthe ar
sean, DDána 54.25 . a bhfuarais d'ulc ag troid fá iath do
55shean, Hackett xiv 5 . tír a sean d'ḟagháil ón ḟior, TD 13.22 .
go leanfadaois sompladha a sean ┐ a sinnsear, TSh. 5335 .
Of time antiquity; old age: is hó siun co nuie dam far sercc,
Wb. 4b29 . dobi se co s. ¤ `it endured to old age', Met. Dinds. iii
356.15 .
60Compds. (sometimes merely intensive or for alliteration).
(a) with nouns: ¤ áes: seníum .i. senáis, Ir. Gl. 735 .
¤ argat old money : s. fil agot . . . Cidh doghni s. de? I n-aimsir
Deic . . . dorignedh, Fél. 184.7 . ¤ ben an old woman : sein-
bhean na ríogh, Ráth Cruachan, DDána 92.19 . ¤ breth an
65 old judgement, a precedent : cia ro bai i sein breithaib, Laws iv
98.13 Comm . ¤ chenél old, original people : cethir chenel (.i.
sencinela) fichet batar isin tir, Arch. iii 22.26 . ¤ chin an old-
standing offence : s., uair damad nua cin ro ba sechtmaidh,
Laws i 200.9 . an dream dá leanann sal na sein-chion, TSh.
70 5247 . ¤ chomairbert: inna senchomerbertae biuth pecthaige
`of the sinful old way of life', Ml. 65d4 . ¤ chomrorcon an old
error : roásaiset drissi inna senchomrorcan tar sodin, 2a6 .
¤ chríonacht prudence : ag saothrughadh na saidhbhreas tré
shein-chríonnacht shaoghalta, TSh. 9474 . ¤ chrith: mo lám
75ar sionachrith, othar me faon-lag `tremulous as with eld',
E. O'Rahilly xiv 58 . ¤ fhairrge: ag siubhal na senḟairge,
Ériu v 184.392 . ag silledh na senfhairrgi, St. Ercuil 1405 .
¤ fher an old man : epscoip Cille Tidil | na sinḟir co sárgrind,
Gorm. Nov. 1 . ¤ fhala an old grievance : a sean fholta ┐ a nua
80fholta, FM iv 1176.6 . ferr senfīacha senfala `better old debts
than old grudges
', RC xlv 21.11 . ¤ gabair old (i.e. proven)
horse: gabtar ar sengabra latt ┐ indliter ar sencharpait, CRR
15 . ¤ gaill old English (i.e. Anglo-Normans): ar neach do
shliocht Gaoidhil Ghlais | . . . | ná ar Sheanghallaibh fóid na
85bhFionn, Studies 1919, 440 § 11 . ¤ goídelg: ealg ainm do
mhuic isin tṡen-gáidhilg, Cóir Anm. 243 . cua ainm na claine
isin t-sengaidilc, TBC p. 495 n. 1 . ¤ gom old vexation : coro
bhethaidhsiot beóghrís a sengomh, FM vi 2054.2 . ro chuimh-
nigh cách díobh a seangoimh ┐ a nua-fhola dia roile, FM iv
1204.20 . ¤ laech a veteran : a senlaíach, BDD² 1517 . na
5senóraig ┐ na senlaich, CRR 15 . ní mó iná trian a scél innisit
na senlaeich út, Acall. 298 . ¤ lebar an ancient book, Scripture :
sen lebár sin, Laws i 240.13 Comm . i n-ar sennlebraib, LB
137b16 . litir in sen libair, más inann ní fogabar ann ┐ isin
maclebar the original MS. (as opposed to the copy), O'D. 1581
10( H. 5.15, p. 7a ). do fhéagh sinn i seinleabhraibh, Aithd. D.
44.17 . an gcluin sionn an seinleabhar `do I pay heed to Scrip-
ture?
', PBocht 19.18 . ¤ les old or ordinary fort of residence:
dul ó faithchi in senlis for airgi, Laws i 132.13 Comm .
¤ muinter original people : Senach . . . do ṡenmhuinntir Find
15meic Chumaill, Acall. 969 . ¤ pheccad old, inverterate sin :
an dream bhíos dall ó shein-pheacadh na leisge, TSh. 9359 .
a thaiscid sen-pheccaid (of the body), PH 8226 . ¤ rád a
proverb : seanráite Sholaimh `the book of Proverbs', Prov. i 1 .
¤ ridire an experienced knight : gur ferr na senridirdha isin
20cath naid na ridirdha oga, Fier. 10 . Sir Uuilliem Stanlui, s.
saigdiūirthe Saxanach, Fl. Earls 52. z . ¤ rúa an old person :
mac Senbath s., LU 1253 . Cámha gan mac is gan húa | dorála
conadh s., Acall. 46 . ¤ scél ancient legend : ni maith senóir
gan seinsceoil, Acall. 1385 . nach doilig sin ge senscel, Irish
25Texts ii 28.25 . ¤ scélaige reciter of old tales : Suanach . . .
senscélaidi Find, Acall. 5297 . ¤ scríbend original document :
senscriband deóda, Bürgsch. 21 § 62 . amal frith i sein-
scribheannuibh na petarlaici, Lism. L. 3672 . ¤ ṡlicht an
old family : do bhí sí ag seinṡliocht Cholla, TD 24.38 . do ug
30a huan síoth dá seinshliocht, PBocht 4.19 . ¤ ṡruith: oc
comrac fri senṡruthe, LU 1292 . na sen sruithe ro-batar
rompa-som, PH 256 . ¤ tintúd early translation : lasna sen-
tintuda (recte -tintudu, Edd.), Ml. 107a3 .
(b) with adjj.: ¤ brisc. As subst.: senbriscai salcai móra
35impi `old faded things upon her', Cóir Anm. 70 ( IT iii 320.1 ).
¤ buide yellow from age : a c[h]naim senbuidi (of an old
tooth), Trip.² 1625 . ¤ ché: buidhne an bheatha ṡeinché,
DDána 46.43 . ¤ chiathaidi?: rabenastar a seicheda sen-
tascidi s. dí, TTr. 966 ( LL 230a38 ). ¤ fhoclach proverbial : in
40snáithi . . senfoclach ro fagbadar na hugdair a slechtaib a
senbhriathra, MR 158.10 . ¤ fhaltanach: so mar nid na trí
naimhde sean-fhaltanacha-so `the three inverterate enemies',
Donlevy xx 1 . ¤ garb: susta senta sengarbha, Lism. L. 3653 .
re táebh gacha seiche sengairbhi, Comp. Con C. 98.10 .
45 ¤ lethan: dá shleig shéta shenlethna, SG 260.16 . ¤ óc ever
young, or perh., both old and young (dvandva compd.): s.
(epithet of the Deity), ZCP iv 243.32 . ¤ ṡaeglach: a ṡean-
ṡaoghlach áith ḟionnḟuar `seasoned' (of a weapon), TD 33.10 .
¤ tascide: rabenastar a seicheda sentascidi senchiathaidi dí,
50 TTr. 966 `old-hoarded, long since laid by,' ibid. Gl.
For other compds. with sen see separate articles.