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85 taidiúire n iā, f. (taidiúir) sadness, sorrow, plaintiveness (of
music): fri todéri nó fri meli, Thes. ii 8.36 . todiuri menman,
Alex. 1077 . ria truaigi ┐ ri taidiuiri in ciuil, RC xxiv 62.6 .

taídle n[iā, f.] (for diphthong see 1 taídlech). brilliance,
sheen, lustre, sparkle: tuidhle .i. taidhleach, no taith-
neamhach, O'Cl. toidhle ` splendour, lustre, also more splendid,
5 more brilliant ,' P.O'C. tuídle teintithi forosnai tech mid-
chúarta, BDD² 824 ( LU 7206 ). aroslaicet toidli teined
assa mbelaib, Ériu ii 130.21 . taidhle an cloideamh nocht,
Cog. 90.30 . taighle na sleagh, CRR² 70.21 . atá an tir na
taidhle mhín, Arch. Hib. i 93 § xxix (? leg. téicle, q.v.). As
10 n. pr. Taidhle Ulad in sin, rechtaire teghlaig Conaire, BDD²
797 . Fer Taidle, diatat Taidle, TBC 2011. .
Cf. táidglí.

? 1 taidlech adj` stout, stiff ,' P. O'C. See TD ii 221 § 37 .
Cf. also 1 taídlech.

15 2 taidlech xsee taithlech.

1 taídlech adj o, ā (taídle). The diphthong is fixed by rhyme
in some old exx.: tóidlech (taidlech, MS.): oiblech, IT
i 24.18 . tóidlech: ṅoiblech, Fél. Sept. 21 . tóidlig: óiblig,
Prol. 78 . taidliud: cháiniud ( lamenting ), Met. Dinds. iii
2024.301 . In syll. verse however, there is apparently no
diphthong: ttaidhleach: ainbhreath, Studies 1921, 257 §
2 .: ainglibh, DDána 17.9 . -tairrngech: -taiglech (subst.),
IGT Decl. ex. 730 . taighlidh: thairngir (? sic leg.), 23 G 24,
263.24 . ? taidhleach: laighneach, Ó Bruad. iii 86.3 . O'Cl.
25and P. O'C. give no forms in -aoi-. Note tadhligh, KMMisc.
322.6 . Perh. two different words, with taidlech flickering,
darting from tadall. See citation from P. O'C. s.v. But
according to O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 131 there is only one word,
with shortening of vowel in Mod. Ir.
30 Shining, brilliant, flashing, glittering: taidhleach .i.
loinderda, Lec. Gloss. 60 . .i. taithneamhach, O'Cl. Stowe
Gl. 136 , 157 . att eat .iiii. anmand cheithri primrand toedelcha
ínso sís, IT iii 51.14 . la féil tóidlig Teclae, Fél. Feb. 22 . do
Adamnáin Íae | assa tóidlech tóiden, Sept. 23 . gabais
35faīnbrat dar scīath scenb | brōenderg toīdlech tar fern flann,
ScM.² 21 § h . Of fire, flame, etc.: in grían ... tóidlech, IT i
24.18 . in tene tháidlech, PH 6388 . tor tren taidlech tromad-
bul teintigi, BB 241a19 = YBL 66b7 . ar thindib taeb-derga
taidlecha tellaig, MR 238.8 . Of the human form, parts of
40the body: taidlech cech ḟadmainni dfu(i)lt ind óclaíg sin,
LL 120a52 . dot ghruaidh ttaidhleach, Studies 1921, 257 § 2 .
Of persons: Eōghan Taīdhlech, ML² 514 . Cf. Aithd. D.
24.16 . in tor taidleach tatnemach os cainlib togaidi in
tromthalman (Clanna Luigdech), Cog. 54.1 . Of weapons,
45 armour, clothing: taibli taidlecha tulamais, TTebe 1401 .
crocend taidlech tigri ` glossy ', 2496 . tuaga troma, taidlecha,
Cog. 162.8 . tlacht taidhleach ghrádha Dé, TSh. 1442 . Of
the sea: for muir táidlig ... Torrían, TTr. 989 . Of Tara:
Temair taidlech tenn, SG 329.22 . Note also: eathor taigh-
50leach, TD 7.37 , v.l. bradán taighleach na dtrí loch, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 178.181 . As n. pr.: re Taighlech mac Aililla, Acall.
7382.

2 taídlech n[? ā, f.] (taídle). See 1 taídlech. Shine, sparkle,
brilliance, sheen, glitter(ing): táidlech ind óir frissin n-grein,
55 IT i 119.20 . BDD² 13 , 1001 . Frequently of weapons,
armour: taidlech a n-arm ┐ a rrosc, IT ii1 176.88 (tuiglech,
MS.). do thaidlig na cloidem, Alex. 15 . taidlech na n-arm
limtha lasamain ré cheili, TTebe 978 . taithnemh ┐ taidhlech
an chloidhiomh, RC xxix 134.7 . taidlech a cniss, TBC 211 .
60 taidlech in athindi, TTebe 4687 . amail taīdhlech rēltann
ag reōdh, ML² 378 . tanig taidhlech ar menmain an miled
`a splendour came over the mind of the soldier,' TTebe 4415
(? to taithlech). ? do sdéd astrach ochttairrngech | mas-
clach méd a mintaiglech, IGT Decl. ex. 730 (cf. Introd.
6525 § 99 ).

1 taídlenach adj o, ā (taídle) shining, bright, glittering: co
taitnemach tóidlenach, Todd Lect. vi 71.2 . leicfead frais
truim taidlenaig da reatlannaib tar tond gnuisib in talman,
Cog. 178.20 . As subst. toidlenacha mong-thenntecha ...
70amal rind n-grianta ` meteors ,' Todd Lect. vi 67.9 .

2 taídlenach n[? ā, f.] (taídle) sheen, brilliance, glitter: ri
taidlanig na greni, TTebe 1742 . atconnairc ... taiblenaigh
na circ[h]athbharr, CCath. 5445 . gristaitnem ┐ taidlenach
na tuag, 5881 . o atchonncutar ... in mergi ... nanaichnid
75sin ┐ a tóeiblenach theinntige di, LB 227b46 .

taidleóir n i, m. (tadall) ambassador, envoy, scout: altrom
toile gach taidhleoir, Arch. Hib. i 89 § 1 . taighleoir euchtach
Oiligh áin, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 117.67 . ar ainmhianaibh na
colna ... is teachta ┐ is taidhleóire do thaomaibh ... an
80pheacaidh, TSh. 1870 . taidhbhleoir tuinne Scéine (eulo-
gistic epithet), Ó Bruad. iii 54.5 . do gach taighleóir anaith-
nidh, ITS xxiv 56.31 .

taidleóirecht n ā, f. (taidleóir) embassage, diplomacy: a
leabhraibh taighleoireachta ┐ teachtairiochta, CRR² 68.7 .
85 taighleoiriocht, 14 .

taidlid xsee do-aidlea.