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1 síabraid v ā (síabair) ? fut. pl. pass. sebortir, LU 5456 (rhe-
toric). arouses to fury, distorts, transforms (originally as a
result of supernatural influence) (both act. trans. and impers.
80pass. folld. by imm); enchants, bewitches: lasin n-adabair ┐
lasin siabrad ro síabrad immi, LU 9143 ( FB 88 ). ní fitir sin
itir ar méit na ferggi dofánic ┐ ra siabrad immi, TBC 1986 .
iúrthund Cu Chulaind, or si, día siabairther immi, LU 8810 .
sīartha (leg. síabartha, Edd.) im Choinchulaind, TBC² 1307 .
85 Cf. síarthar co urtrachta im Choin Culaind, LU 8880 ( FB 67 ).
distorts, transforms (for the worse); enchants, bewitches: la
dechsain do fuirri (viz. pēist uiscide) ro siabra a beoil do dib
culadaib, Laws i 72.18 Comm . = ro siapartha a beoil, O'C.
777 ( H. 3.18, 364b ). síabartar a baill imme, BColm. 62.3 . do
síabhradh a haignedh go mór do ghrádh an macáo[i]mh, RC
5 xxix 120 § 19 . saobh an bhreath dá siabhradh sibh; | do
dhreach grianmhar ná geimhrigh, Measgra D. 60.19 . agár
siabhradh a ruisg ┐ a radhairc `which had obscured his eye-
sight
', Ériu v 88.20 . an tuirrsi ca taobh nár ghabh, | raon na
soillsi gur siabhradh? L. Cl. A. Buidhe 253.48 . le draoítheacht
10. . . | do shíabhrattar ar fflaith-ne, Duan. Finn i 92.3 . ? To
this: adrad lītha nī fiu clúas, | solud nā sén sīabras bás that
death may transform
(?), Hail Brigit 14 (`that betoken death').
The follg. exx. are obscure: sceó anassaib ailfitir sceó sétaib
sebortir scéo gáib glanfitir, LU 5456 (TBC, rhetoric). tri cét
15bliadna iar saine | ni siabrat sét co suide | conambeir mac Dé
nime | i ngné ṅgile cen duibe, LL 194a1 . ? bid i n-aenuib 's a
ndeduib | taethsat siritiu siabhraid, RC xliii 80 § 79 .

2 síabraid n[i,m.] (síabair) one who is aroused to martial fury (?):
dāil de for Loingsich . . . siabraid for Fālmaig, costudach
20Liphi, ZCP xiii 382.12 = cobra , iii 466.14 (leg. cobraid ?).

síacht xsee 1 saigid.

síadail: n`siadhail sloth, sluggishness ', O'R. As npr. m. Siadail,
Rawl. 151a19 .

síadair xsee saidid.

25 síadán n[o, m.] confusion, disturbance : da thoirmisc saeibh-nos
┐ siadhana na sluaigh sin `dissensions', Hy Maine 140.14 .
iomdha ann fós rioth reann, ┐ siadhán soighnéan, ┐ nuall-
fhoghar néall, TSh. 6686 . an dream bhíos i siadhán ┐ i
seachrán an pheacaidh, 9802 .
30 ar s. ¤ in confusion, astray : dá n-aosadh in segain slán | ní
beith Eire ar siadhán, Caithr. Thoirdh. 4.10 . fiadh allta . . .
iar n-a lot tarla ar siadhán san oiléan `helter-skelter', Keat. iii
2142 . ionnus go rabhadar ar siadhán ┐ ar seachrán seachnóin
an fhásaigh, TSh. 8102 . gá fad bhus sgaoilte thú ar síodhán i
35sádhaile? (usque quo deliciis vaga dissolveris?), 1618 . ó bheith
ar siadhán i ngalar diúdáin dubháilceadh, 9598 . Cf. setten.

siail n a s. ?: scaoilter pāin la pugin puncern la s. ¤ cen nac[h]
cermnas, Corm. Y 397 (cf. 1052 ) = laesial, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 35
s.v. páin.

40 siair xsee siur.

síam xsee fotae, sír.

1 sían (? siän) n g p. sion, LU 10851 . the purple foxglove : is dath
sion and cech grúad, LU 10851 (TE) (glossed .i. nó is brecc
[M]). brecdergithir sión a ngrúad n-aile, 7325 . batar dergithir
45s. ¤ slébe na dá grúad nglanáilli, BDD² 21 . sian a grúadi
gormchorcrai, IT i 69.5 ( Lg. 4 ). ba cosmail fri cleithe caille
cetamain no fri sian slébi cechtar a da gruad, TFerbe 42 .
brangca urcina .i. sian slébi, Thr. Med. Gl. B 21 ( Arch. i 331 ).
Cf. digitalis purpurea siodhan sleibhe. sdicados .i. an sidan
50sleibhe, Rosa Ang. Gloss . (3 B 15). guirme ná síthán
sléibhe, ITS xxiv 12.20 .

2 sían n(orig. dissyllabic, see heptasyllabic line, K. and H. § 10
below) n. n s. sian n-alaind, Anecd. i 4.3 . n p. sianu, Ériu viii
177.19 . a term applied to various kinds of continuous or pro-
55longed sound (see Meyer, ZCP xiii 189 - 90 ). (a) of human
sounds. binniu lem-sa . . . | sian no gebtis maic Uislend
humming, lilting (?), IT i 78.24 ( Lg. 17 ). do cuala sé sian na
hanma ga pianudh `the cry of the soul in torment', BCC 212.38 .
sían curad occurs in lists of Cú Chulaind's feats: cles cait . . .
60┐ s. ¤ curad ┐ rothchles, LU 8443 ( FB 30 ). sian caurad, 5972
(TBC). Cf. s. ¤ . . . na macraighi, Thr. Ir. Gl. 137.29 . sían .i.
glór, O'Cl. Cf. an sian so leathas gur bhuaidh tú an lá `this
spreading report
', Ó Bruad. iii 222.2 .
(b) a strain of music or song : canuid sīen bind die bend `a
65sweet strain
', K. and H. 10 . a scel rochuala tria thech | ni
sian n-alaind n-adbannach, Anecd. i 4.3 . sian do théad (to a
harp), Gleanings 111 § 1 .
(c) of natural or animal sounds, howling or roaring of wind
or sea; lowing (of cattle): s. ¤ na gaithi, Thr. Ir. Gl. 137.29 .
70 ceannghail tonn re creataibh long, | uaill fhearchon, giodh
lonn a sian, Measgra D. 5.42 . is bindide sian na bo, Laws v
62.19 Comm .
(e) of weapons humming; whistling, whirring : síanu ┐
scretu na sleg ┐ na soicchet, Ériu viii 177.19 .
75Compds. ¤ brat: ? g p. as attributive: mo chor a flaith
Fiadat find | i tír síanbrat siriffirn, SR 1772 . ¤ chles (cf. s. ¤
curad, above): gor eirghe an Cu cain a n-athleim na fainle et
accaoidh (? leg. agaid) an t-siainchleas a bhfraoithibh na
fiormamint, TBC p. 563 n. 1 . ¤ etech with whirring wings :
80 go saighdibh . . . siaineteacha `whizzing in flight', Hugh Roe
72.29 (fo. 19a) . ¤ gaeth a howling or whistling wind : siosga
na sian-ghaoithe, CRR² 43 . fre seitiudh na siangaoithi, RC
xiv 62 § 77 . bruinne fá'n siangaidh, Caithr. Thoirdh. 55.36 .
¤ gal used of various kinds of prolonged, high-pitched sound :
85 culgairi in charpait. siangal inna tét whistling, LU 10195 .
cúig cinn . . . gan chorp . . . ag sianghail ┐ ag leimnigh imon
sligidh `screaming and leaping', Buile Ṡ. 122.27 . do grec[h]ach
┐ golfortach, sianghal ┐ sioréighemh, 124.7 . fuaim 's síonghal
gaoithe gairbhe, Oss. v 148.7 . a soighde sianghaile siorluatha,
23 K 37, 19.20 . síanghal énlaithi in ǽir `le cri aigu', RC xxiv
5382.25 . re toraindchles na ttrénfer . . . ┐ re siangail na sārlaoch
frisna loircferstibh catha, ZCP xiv 231.12 . re siangail ┐ re
sibsanaigh na mbufa `at the croakings and cluckings of the
frogs
', CCath. 4348 . ro eirig in Fhuir demnach . . . ac siangail
┐ ic sibsanaig ┐ ic feadgaire, TTebe 183 . ¤ gáir a prolonged
10 cry : don bheir hi sian-gair nach sāimh | díth righ Riadhain,
FM ii 902.16 . na siangártha sáebhmíllti sídhi, Comp. Con C.
82.z . ¤ gaire a whistling or whirring sound : fedgaire na
cloidem ┐ siangairi na soighed, Aen. 2490 . ¤ gerán a groan-
ing cry : sian gearan na n-arm `the stormy groans', CF 828 . go
15rola rot rourcair di ocus a fidren bodba ┐ a siangaran (leg.
-geran) aigh eiste, CCath. 5601 . ¤ glés (cf. ¤ chles, and
see Comp. Con C. Gloss . ) s. díberge the name of some feat :
do lá siangles dibergi de dá chorp a medhon a chroicinn,
Comp. Con C. 102.20 . is ann forlengat na tri cet curadh for
20siangles n-dibherge dar slesaibh ┐ dar brainibh na roth . . .
n-iarnaidhi, TBC 5616 (Stowe). ¤ goirt: ro ergidar . . . ina
saeb-shluagaib . . . sithalta, siangoirti, seachranacha, MR
230.19 . ¤ gránda having an ugly cry : ré faoidh-bheadhgaibh
. . . na mbrain-eón . . . sían-ghránna, ML 128.26 . re grēchaib
25┐ re golfadaig na mbadhb siblach sian-grānna, ML² 1715 .
¤ gréchad shrieking : iachtach na n-ógbhadh . . . siain-
ghréachadh na seanóireadh, CRR² 35 . ¤ lúath swift-whir-
ring : thugedair (sic) ceath comhthiugha ┐ sáithedha sianluatha
soighed . . . d'ionnsaighe C., Comp. Con C. 130.27 . ¤ muirn
30 a prolonged, tumultuous cry : feibh tísadh anf[th]ine . . . co
feradh a síanmuirnd ┐ a sírḟoghruchud re cennaibh cnoc,
CCath. 666 . ¤ orgán in phr. s. síde of a supernatural sound
or singing. Also síandordán: in síanargan sidhi fil isin tuind,
Acall. 3219 v.l. bai cách oc eistecht risin sianarghan sidhi do
35nim, ib. muna beth sianargan (-organ, v.l.) in brechta sídhe
inti, 3482 . ro bhen sian ndordan sídhe eisde innus co coidel-
dáis, 4619 v.l. (text: nuallorgan). ceol ┐ orghan ┐ sianorgan
ban Erenn, RC xxvi 162 § 50 . ¤ scolba?: rabhartha na
ruirioch (sic leg.) . . . ┐ sian-sgolba na sochaidhe `the noisy
40striplings
', CRR² 29 (86.2) . ¤ tarraing noisily tearing asunder :
na .uíí. neime . . . acá síantarruing lé coméirghi aingil (sic) . . .
┐ na .c. ngáeth, RC xxiv 382.14 . ¤ urchar a whizzing cast:
sianuirchair (sic) a soighet, Caithr. CC 41 § 69 .