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cléirech

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Forms: -eadh, cléirceadh, cléirchiu, clercho, cliarcho, cleirchiu, clerco, cliarcho, cliarcha, cliarcho, clercho, cleircho, cléirche, cléirce

n o, m. (Lat. clericus). Early Mod. Ir. g pl. -eadh, IGT Decl. § 23 . cléirceadh, Ériu v 90.29 . Distinctive v a pl. cléirchiu, also clercho, cliarcho etc. cleirchiu, Snedg. u. Mac R § 51 . clerco, RC ix 22 § 22 . cliarcho, § 21 (cf. also cliarcha, SG 78.16 ). cliarcho, Snedg. u. Mac R § 16 . clercho, § 30 . RC ix 24 § 27 . cleircho, 22 § 22 . Mod. Ir. n pl. also: cléirche, Ir. Syll. Poetry 70 § 1 . cléirce, Rial. S.F. 1397 .

(a) cleric, one in orders (not necessarily an ordained priest): clēirech a clericus i.e. electus , Corm. Y 352 . cleireach gl. clericus, Ir. Gl. 422 . triar c.¤ . . . oc baithis na hi Brigti, Vita Br. 2 . alali clerech sruith, 11 , cf. sruith clérich, LU 1215 . cléirig do dénum it(i)gi a thige, Críth G. 572 . do munntir Coluim / Cille cléirigh, Snedg. u. Mac R § 56 . Cormacc ba cain clérech / haue Liathain , Fél. June 21 . clérich Hérenn, Thes. ii 320.3 ( Hy. ii 61 ). Suarlech co cleirchibh Midhe, AU an. 851 . cisne a trí a nemtiger c.¤? talum-cumscuthad tria firta ar fiadad, marbad na mbeo ┐ beougha na marb, O'D. 2209 (Nero A vii, 144b). dun tsailmcedlaid . . . d' adhantaigh ┐ do cleirech gu coraind a tonsured clerk, Laws v 24.5 Comm. cleirig ┐ mna ┐ mec, i 242.10 (exempt from the liabilities of sellchecht). ro fergaidhedh in clerech, 6.8 Comm. (of Patrick). i comthinoltaib láech ┐ clérech, LU 2253 ( FA 31 ). do cleirchib ┐ caillechaib, Ériu xix 60 § 8 . dechor eter cleirchiu ┐ laichu, § 7 . M. . . . comarba Patraic, cenn cleirech iartair tuaisceirt Eorpa uile, AU an. 1020 . i fiadhnu[i]si cleirech nErenn, idon, in Leghait ┐ U[i] Osein . . . ┐ na n-epscop archena, an. 1157 . mairg thochrus fri cléirchib cell, SG 78.14 . sóifid fiannas i cella ┐ i cleirchiu, RC xxvi 40 § 213 . in rabhattar caraitt cleirech occut `clerical friends', 362.13 . clērech graece cleros, sors, quia de sorte dictum est , O'Mulc. 216 . écosc cléirigh forsin dara fer ┐ écoscc láich for araile, SG 78.30 . cuigir no seisir do chleirchibh ┐ do shagartaibh do mharbhadh, AU iii 600.3 . gabhait clérich na cille occ ettarghuidhe an Choimdedh, Hugh Roe² 40.27 . clérech ná tuata `person Ecclesiastical', RSClára f. 52a . adeirmisne, na bráithre cléirigh, an o[i]ffige do réir na cléire oile (officium dicebamus nos clerici secundum alios clericos), Rial. S.F. 1648 . sacramaint ina ttabhairthear cumhachda ┐ grása do shagartaibh ┐ do chléircibh, Parrth. Anma 3091 .

(b) clerk; scholar, man of letters : laoch clerech `a lay cleric(?)' (distinguished in text from fer graidh), Ériu viii 121.5 . cethrar cleirech fo an inadh a caithinn an t-imperi a cuid ac scribenn cach oenḟocuil da n-abar sé, Maund. 193 . a maigistreacha moreladhnacha ┐ a cleirigh canonda, Stair Erc. 1782 . na héigsi is dot fháidhibhsi, / na cléirche, na cliarsgola, Ir. Syll. Poetry 70 § 1 . clerech uisce Arda Macha, BCC 358.26 (§ 337) . do ba cléirech do ba [ceard] `a sage', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 21 . do chiúnaidh cleireach [na comhairle] . . . an pobal `the town-clerk', Acts xix 35 .

(c) sacristan, acolyte : dá ndeachaidh an cléireach . . . i n-am an Aifrinn do rádh, dlighidh an sagart an chuid eile de'n Aifrionn do fhriothólamh dhó féin dá raibh an cléireach gan filleadh chuige, Eochairsg. 125.22 . go cclérech ndeghchluach ndesgrédech `Clarke', RSClára f. 88b . coisrig thū féin mar aon ris an tshagart ┐ freagair dhō leis an ccléireach (at Mass), Parrth. Anma 4419 . bhí an cléirioch sásta, / an sagart ró-bhaodhach, ZCP v 217 ( Midnight court 505 ). ní maith sagart gan cléireach, cited Mid. Court glossary s.v.

(d) As epithet or sobriquet: Corcran cleirech, cenn Eorpa im crabud ┐ im ecna, AU an. 1040 . Tadhg mac in cleirigh .H. Concobair, an. 1056 . da mac Maelcobha Clerich, MacCarthy 402.1 . Clereach (? leg. in c.¤) Ua Sealbhaigh, ard comharba Bairre, AFM ii 922.12 .

clíathar

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n o, m. (clíath) battle : go dtardsat cliathar ndó, ALC i 36.21 (= cliathad, AU i 570.9 ). Conchobar . . . ┐ H. Céin . . . do comthuitim a gcliathar, 82.11 (= cliathadh, AFM ii 952.21 ). i cliathar no a comlonn, Fen. 236.12 . ba truad in cliathar ga chur / sluagh O Liatháin ga marbad, BB 61b47 .

dind

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dind or dil.ie/16579
Last Revised: 2013

n u, n. a nd.¤ , Sg. 63a13 . dinn mbera (n. loc.?), SG 148.17 . Originally a spike, a point? Cognate with ON tindr spike, tooth, mountain-peak. Cf. mō nā cliab co dendaib dēs a basket with spikelets i.e. ears of corn, BB 402b8 .

(a) height, hill: [d]inn ainm gach druimne, Metr. Gl. p. 17 . pridchaiss fri dē i ndinnib (glossed i telchaib), Hy. ii 28 ( Thes. ii 315 ). dionn .i. tulach nó cnoc, O'Cl. d.¤ .i. cnoc, Lec. Gl. 83 . dinn tulach ┐ dinna tulcha, O'Dav. 743 . dinn .i. ard nó cleth[e], 649 . isé in cnocc mór mó cach d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 180 . ith ┐ blicht for cach d.¤ on every height, LL 200b48 . sab suithe cech d.¤ on every eminence, ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). senchas d.¤ Erenn inso, RC xv 277 . bla cethra d.¤ a hill constitutes an exemption as regards (lit. of) cattle, Laws iii 296.11 . rí os cach airm os cach dinn, SR 209 . rí . . . tuarcgab cach d.¤ dia dulb, 7438 . rosiacht d.¤ richid the hill (fortress?) of heaven, 2099 . iscorsit . . . for d.¤ flatha finde, Fél. May 17 . bit áird úas d.¤ fhlatha they will be high above the Kingdom's height, Prolegomena 155 . sliab Sióin ina d.¤ uasu, LB 157b35 . gan mheath cnuais ar choll ndatha | . . . | . . . ar gach dionn, Content. xxx § 19 .

(b) fortified hill, walled or fortified town, citadel, stronghold: a ṅdind suthul á nomen gl. oppidum Suthul, Sg. 63a13 . D.¤ Map Lethain. . . . .i. Dūn Maic Liathain , Corm. Y 883 . D.¤ Tradui .i. dūn tredūi, 883 . Babilōin d.¤ rochumtaig Nīn, ZCP iii 18.33 . d.¤ dianid ainm Ilia, TTr. 1014 ( LL 231a9 ). dochum denna ┐ rigimscingi Príaím, 1845 ( LL 241b ). Toghail dénna Arimin annso sís, CCath. 382 . iar n-indriud in denda, BB 424a41 . rig-dinn Bresail Bregamain, Metr. Dinds. ii 80 . ar na dindaib rocumdaiged leo i nErinn, Lec. 576a6 . gur gabsat dí chathair déc dia ndinndaib (or for dind[g]naib?) dithoghlaidi, ZCP i 398 . breó dar dinna a torch over fortresses, AFM an. 898 = AU 902 (poem). d.¤ betha the world (lit. the fortress of the world): nocon fhuair for d.¤ betha acht tri locha, LL 5b35 (`on the fort of Bith', Leb. Gab.(i) 62 ). Cf. d.¤ domuin, SR 866 . Fig. of a person a citadel, an eminence, a towering figure: d.¤ oc libur leigdocht he was an eminence in the book of the law (of C.C.) .i. no forcanad libru rechta co clethi, ACC § 27 . Drongach Doile d.¤ gaile, Rawl. 85a1 . an dionn eagnaid is geal gníomh, Ó Bruad. ii 136 . Of a notable event climax: Dinda na Tāna so sis .i. Caladgleo Cethirn, Fīacalgleō Fintain, etc., TBC-I¹ 2747 .

(c) stead, notable place: na tri dinna .i. Síd in Broga ┐ Duma na nGiall ┐ Dun Crimthain, Dinds. § 3 ( RC xv 291 ). do dindaib Ua ṅAmalgaid annso .i. Carnn Amalgaid ┐ Tir Amalgaid ┐ Fearsad Threisi, Dinds. § 135 (RC xvi). hi maig Find . . . mórtha d.¤ the spot was ennobled, Metr. Dinds. iii 394 .

(d) mansion, court: dinna na n-ingen . . . for fiarláit in dúnaidh, ZCP i 372 . bit cethra dinna anorcha acu soin, 368 .

(e) pinnacle, peak: eclais iar na cúmtach o cholomnaib ┐ o dinnaib ardaib, LB 159a57 . no foghluaisiond . . . dar dendaibh agus dar droibelaibh, TBC-LL¹ 5620 (Stowe).

(f) In nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

(g) Used figur. in amplificative sense foll. by gen. of definition: bid bláith do deog a d.¤ chuirn from a mighty goblet (?), Ériu iv 106.8 . d.¤ chuirn, ACL iii 307 § 20 . ? conusaicet in scoith ndimoir | d.¤ comart[h]a tire tarngire a prominent sign (?) (of the land of promise) (but see below under compds.), ZCP x 410 . sé 's a drúth, ba d.¤ dīrmma a striking cavalcade, BColm. 88. 19 .

(h) as adj. agreeable, pleasant : dinn .i. aibhinn, O'Dav. 735 . d.¤ .i. cnoc no uasal nó aibind, Lec. Gl. 83 . dinn .i. aibind, Stowe Gl. 69 . sephainn co grinn ceol (sic leg., coel, text) nglain ṅgil | bái a thoirm d.¤ fo secht nimib, SR 2160 . na sáraig Samuel fáith find | congab grad núalnar náebdind, 6026 . ? dá fagur tairisi dind, Celtica xiii 12.203 .

Compds. ¤bile a lofty old tree: ronfáema ar dinnbile (of Christ), SR 8223 . a rí na ríg, is tú mo dín mo dinnbile, IT iii 41 . ¤brat a mighty cloak (?): cet each ndonn ndindbrataibh (dínbhrataibh, LL). BB 278b16 . ¤chomartha a prominent sign: gur ferad cith cruaid-ger cloithnechta dinncomartha ármuigh dferaib Erend (cf. MR 236 where O'Don. from another MS. reads, probably rightly, d'innchomarta), LL 410b7 . ¤chor: a mighty setting forth (?), a great enumeration (?): ni fail do dainib . . . | nech thucas tria dindchur de | na fail d'ingnud lam rígse, SR 335 . ¤fher a notable man: Dímman derrit d., Gorm. June 27 . ¤fhogal plundering of fortresses (?): mór . . . leath-truim díth is dionn-fhoghla, Keat. Poems 996 . ¤gére: ar a d., IT iii 189 . ¤mall (?): dognith la Finnbarr . . . cumtach d. daigfethal, SG 84.37 . ¤mór: dia fúair deg-raind dindmóir | i crích Sengaind a noble share of strong places (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 298 . ¤ogam fortress-ogham (technical gramm. term): dinnogam .i. aicme bethi .i. Bruiden, Lifi, Femin, Scolae, Nemthend, Auraic. 5687 . ¤orc[h]aill: Donadhach dindorcaill a noble protection (?), AFM i 516 . ¤roga: a high choice, something noble or pre-eminent: mac fial Finnloga . . . | dim (leg. dia?) cech dindrogha dliges `to whom is due every choice honour', Lism. L. 3470 . ¤shenchas history of notable places (lit. hill-lore), topography, legendary lore: inn eól dúib a d.? LL 152b9 . feib adfét in súidi snas, | is desin a d., Metr. Dinds. ii 44 . ba suithe in cach dindsenchas, LU 657 (ACC). friscomarca filed .i. duili berla ┐ dínshenchus ┐ primscéla hÉrend, IT iii 50 . is cuman lim . . . dindsenchas clainne Adaim, LL 376b35 . d. na cnocc ┐ na tulach, Acall. 4788 . re táib dindsenchais cach cnuic, 2436 . dubláidi dindshenchais dait, Metr. Dinds. iii 20 . nobiad aici a fhis dindsheanchais cach inaid sund, YBL 195a20 . a shenchaidhi . . . na fhochair ┐ sé ag déanamh dinnshenchais na criche reimhe dho, ITS v 28 .

lainner

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lainner or dil.ie/29435

Forms: loinnear

n [ā, f.]also lo-. loinnear f., IGT Decl. § 54.

(a) lamp ; inné nach ffaicend tú na soillsi annsna lainderaib, ┐ gan éinni da losccadh aca?, BNnÉ 59.2 .

(b) light, brightness, gleam : loinder find na hōghdachta, ACL iii 245 § 18. loinnear nach sochaithmhe `lights not easily extinguished', Arch. Hib. i 87 § 21. Fig. cen úaill cen laindir / oc techt i ndáil rig aingel, Ériu iii 100 § 25 . loinnear smóil ndata ndoinnshlegh, L. Cl. A. B. 94.15 . fa sholus do shoighead, ┐ fa loinnir do gath tonnaigh, Habac. iii 11 . loinnir `shining', Eg. Gl. 434.

Compds. With noun: cath loinnearlann battle of bright blades, L. Cl. A. B. 95.47 . With adjj.: ar dhéd dhornchla loinnerdhuinn, L. Cl. A. B. 99.166 . a hui Liathain lainderglain `illustrious', Reeves Ad. 266.4 .

1 táir

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adj. (g s. of 1 tár ?) mean, base, valueless: dligid tuarastal nach tair | ri lanchalma Uí Liatháin , BB 271a37 = can tár, Leb. Cert. 82.5 . nír bo th.¤ fá fhorgla fear, 204.8 . atá fleadh nach t.¤ i dtigh (leg. id th.¤ ?), Dán Dé xxiii 16 (but perh. vb., cf. go dtáir mé, xxvii 16 ). go t.¤ , ZCP v 227.878 . Generally in compar. and super.: da madh nech budh tharriu ináisiu do cloidhfedh sinne, CCath. 2553 . na rígh fa táire ` lesser ,' Content. v 140 . budh dúbhach ... sinn ... | 's níor tháire do'n ghrian-bhean no less sorrowful, Oss. iv 256.16 . ní táire fóiscríob ... phinn ... | 'ná a dhá corrbhraoi no more slender is the stroke of a pen than her two brows (?), Hackett xi 17 . Superl. anus tairem do mnaiu ocus d'feruip na cathrach-sa, Anecd. ii 55.2 . an ba táriu da sétaib, TBC-LL¹ 62 . In Laws base, low in rank or standing: in fer midbad is tairi, ii 258.21 Comm. lethdaim airech forgill is taire, 386. x Comm. ó rí gus an té as táire, Dán Dé vii 13.