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ar-saig

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v (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 606 )

(a) goes towards, advances on: atsaigtis (arsaigtis v.l. in two MSS) ar sethir `whom our sisters used to visit', Fél. Sept. 30 . ardosaichti (artosaich v.l.) sel sedantai (Setanta v.l.) S. attacks them(?), KZ xxxiii 83.19 ( BB 378b18 ). súithemail slectugud / arsaigter siúit, LL 1040 = frisogar súitt `which the roads have attained(?)', Ériu iv 154.5 . ? introethatar fo mamu morflatha .i. in flaith hisin arasaith foltaib a flatha, O'Curry 825 (H 3.18, 379a). ? arroseagat cuir neich fosiseadhar .i. inni ro seachadh iar coir do thabairt do neoch na fuisit neneclann, 1998 ( H 4.22, 28 ),

(b) entails, incurs(?): foegium cin innarba arsaig aithgin (.i. tarrustar aithgin o fir foeghme do gres) entails restitution, Laws ii 300.21 ( ZCP xiv 378 § 41 ). ar suig fiachu cach nindligi every illegality incurs a penalty(?), Laws ii 2.5 . ? arsaidh .i. dighal, ut est arsaig ni dicinn, O'Dav. 32 . ni .i. olc, ut est arsaidh ni dicenn .i. astar olc do neoch an glam dicend, ib. (< H 3.18, 61a ).

(c) luid Liber . . . corusbāidh isin Liber, conid uaide arsegar `it is called', Dinds. 15 ( RC xv 307 ) = conid uadi ainmnigther, LL 21216 .

Cf. 1, 2 airigid and ar-said, ar-suidi.

bríg

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Forms: brígh, -íghe, brígh, brígh, -ígh, ígha, briocchaibh, bríge

n ā, f. brígh f. g s. -íghe, IGT Decl. § 39. brígh (cháel) f., § 14.5 . brígh m. g s. and n p. -ígh, ígha, § 38 .

(a) power, strength, force, authority; vigour, virtue: de fortitudine .i. dinb.¤ gl. de ui, ZCP vii 479.34 (Enchir. Aug.). ciob.¤ gl. qua vi, 480.21 . brigh .i. neart, feart, no míorbhal, O'Cl. brig .i. firt, ut est / a muir brigach buan-sam ( Fél. Ep. 30 ), O'Dav. 257. brigh .i. uallach ut est Maudorn mor uisceda brig forbhailidh, Ériu xiii 55 § 26 = Modharn mor-uisage brioghach, etc., 13.1 . doadbadar híc b.¤ inna persine dodiccfa gl. Dominus dominantium, Wb. 29c4 . nírbo sain mo b.¤ leu `I was of no account in their eyes', Ml. 88b4 . is bréc b.¤ in domain / . . . / is sí in b.¤ uile / serc mór do Macc Maire ` might ', Fél. Prol. 145 - 147 . fororcennta a ṁbríga `their powers have been ended', Prol. 87. oté cona mbrígaib `virtues', 34 . a bruth ┐ a b.¤ (of God). LU 2022 ( FA 9 ). cen brīgh without might, ACL iii 320 § 90. bec cech brīg is cech bunad every power and substance is as naught (in comparison with Munster), Bruchst. 62 § 143 , ZCP viii 561.19 . bríogh do chonganta `the power of thy help', Studies 1918, 99 § 16 . mor m-borrfad (sic) ┐ bríge rolinsat muintir A. great . . . haughtiness (Meyer), Alex. 392. brīg fīna 'na uisge (a lake), ZCP vii 303 § 3 . in brig etarglethi the power of decision, Cóic Con. 24 § 24.

Med. virtue, force: gu comfhurtachtaidinn an t-uisgi na brīga uile ana n-oibrigthib = confortat omnes virtutes in suis operationibus, RSláinte 2929. maille ré gníomhughadh na bríogha díleaghtha, TSh. 1581. Also in pl. (us. of persons): o vilibh briocchaibh with all his strength, Aisl. Tond. 100 § 4. ro-fuasnaigthea mo uli thimthirechta ┐ bríga `my . . . energies were confounded', PH 3860.

Gramm.: is follus nach mór b.¤ articuil linni, Sg. 26b3 (see (b) and (d) infra). do-ní brígh connsuine bhuig don chonnsuine chrúaidh a voiced consonant gets the (metrical) value of a voiceless consonant, IGT Introd. § 105 , cf. 106-7 . ar son go ttiaguid a mbrígh chonnsuineadh become semi-vowels (of i, u), § 9 .

In chevilles: b.¤ ron-fethis, Fél. Aug. 7. hūasal brīg, ACL iii 312 § 1.

Attrib. g s. L. lócharn bríge `a vigorous lamp', Fél. Feb. 7. breasa briogha ┐ ella idhna (of childbirth), Ériu v 80.28 . la borrfadh bríghe `with boisterous vigour', AFM v 1766.z . ? for brosna brigi .i. for feirtsi carpait no airm on mighty twigs (?) (kenning), Rawl. 109b44 ( RC xxvi 30 n.1 ). Cf. techt for brosnai brige .i. fertsi carpat, H 3.18, 722.15 . lind brīge strong ale, Corp. Gen. 87.30 .

In more abstr. meanings.

(b) value, worth; advantage; validity, virtue, efficacy: is becc in b.¤ frissandéntar a saithar sin gl. ut corruptibilem coronam accipiant, Wb. 11a9 . aní tairci in b.¤ móir sin duibsi `that which produces that great privilege to you', 12c31 . is follus . . . nan máar b.¤ labrad ilbélre is not of much avail, 12d28 . ni mó b.¤ cach he alailiu gl. non est seruus neque liber , 19c19 . nand mmáa sin a b.¤ `that it is of no more account than that', Sg. 150b1 . issí a b.¤ liumsa a techtae som huaim `that is all I care for', Ml. 117d4 . Cf. . . . nī mōr brīg sin `that is no great matter' (Stories fr. Táin), TBC-I¹ 537. is mór b.¤ / do mac aithig guin maic ríg, Fing. R. 259. is cert in b.¤ doberid dún great store you set on me, forsooth! (ironically), LU 5959 (TBC). In phr. amra b.¤ (bríge) in lit. and ironical senses, see amrae . Note also: rabad amra b.¤ duit fadessin mad dia tóetsad latt C. it would be a wonderful achievement on your part (?), LL 9362 (TBC) = ba hamra dūindi dia ndingabtha fēin, TBC-I¹ 1495. amra bríge[lium] . . . Máel dúin, RC ix 488.17 . na ríg aile / fūaratar b. o cech dune `won respect from every man', Arch. Hib. ii 49 § 28 . ni fetar citne briga / mo dul i teach co r-riga I do not know what good it is, Ériu v 30.2 . sét co mbríg (`substance' LMU² 18 ), LL 34560. fis a mbrígha dobeir dḟilidh informs poets of their value, IGT Decl. ex. 75. gá brígh dhóibh gan dol a n-éigean ? what good would it have done them not to have fought? O'Hara 4311. cá bríogh dhó ar gcionta do chlódh `easy for Him', A. Ó Dálaigh v 4. cisi brigh / an dal oc Insi na righ what's the point of . . . ?, AFM i 386.1 . ? cutal .i. a cutilia .i. ō leidb .i. nī mā a b.¤ quam ledb de cute, O'Mulc. 257.

(c) meaning (of words, sayings, etc.): brígh na cédlitre = tenour , RSClára 53b . bríogh na guidhei-se, DDána 67.51 . fios a bhríghe (of a prov. saying), Measgra D. 25.16 .

(d) In phrases with prepp. and verbs: issed tra as brig la dia `what God deems worthy', Thes. ii 255.13 (Stowe M.). ní laugi a bríig less quam tú gl. ita illum uocauit (sic leg.) ut té, Wb. 6b12 . nibo mór a mb.¤ linn gl. quibus neque ad horam cessimus subiectioni, 18d10 . cinip mór do b.¤ lat bráithre indíu, Trip.² 1888. lasa becc brigh a anma fein `who cares little for his own life', CCath. 2804. See also (b) supra. ní bía brig desium `this thing will not matter', Mon. Tall. 154.10 . nícon bia b.¤ hisinnísin, Ériu ii 222.6 . ní b.¤ daoib / loighed t'innmhe `no disadvantage to thee is thy possession's scanti- ness', O'Gr. Cat. 459.1. las an mbrígh mbicc doronsat do chenel E. `regarding the K.E. as of little account', AFM v 1766.z . ni fuil brig acainn innut `we have no reliance (?) in thee', Ir. Astr. Tr. 52.17 . beg a brígh a mbrat órdha `little he cares for', Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 8 . brígh 'na ccéimiondaibh ní chuir `he sets no store by their doings', Studies 1919, 258 § 18 . 'na dtaisibh ná tabhraidh bríogh `care not for', Dán Dé xxxi 25 . díoth carad ná cuir i mbrígh, DDána 26.7 . ni denam brig de we pay no attention to it, LL 31760 ( TTr. 949 ).

In prep. phr. di bríg, see 1 de, di. Note also: tré bhrígh na Urnuighe-se `in Virtue of', Donlevy 436.21 .

Compds. With nouns. brigbunad `powerful stock', Ériu viii 68.10 . fogne búada buan brígrun, SR 7244. With adjj. idir dhá thuinn . . . bhríogh-aidhbhle, ML 82.1 . A. brigaesta, ZCP xxx 122.21 = annis gravis, 201 . meirge righ Breatan bríghmhir vigorously active, MR 228.13 .

cnuchae

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Forms: Cnucha

n , f. hillock : din chnuchai aird bic talman, Trip.² 1548 . tintaí Pátraic friu forsin ch[n]uchai, Trip. 2148 . táet ingen díb co rraib isin chnuchai se thair, 2752 . As n. loc: Cnucha, Dinds. 153 . As n. pr. f. Ochinni maic Cnucha, Folklore iii 35 § 38 (Bodl. Dinds.). Anust, Liber, Cnucha (in list of women), LL 859 .

? dema

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ind Liber pater d.¤ de | isin Teba ata-saide, LL 143b25 .

3 dúil

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Forms: dul, duil, Duil

n i, f. Usually transld. book: dul, duil a book, a codex , O'Don. Suppl. ; but seems rather applied to certain accepted or authorized lists or compilations (poetic glossaries, rhymes, kennings, genealogies) of pre-Christian origin, which were no doubt in early times memorized and handed down verbally and some of which were known by special names (see below). duil .i. lebur, O'Dav. 601 . ? áiliu dáilemain dúilib dligid 'I pray for the cupbearer with books of law', Éigse xxxvii 77 § 6 . Cf. duil .i. sluinne[d] ut est ailiu Duilem duilib dligid I entreat the Creator by the pronouncements of the Law (?), O'Dav. 667 . duili sluinnti ┐ duile feda (both allowed by S. Patrick), Laws i 44 . ar teora ferba tic so, má's fir don duil a roib `if it be true for the book in which it occurs', 68 . rofoghluimset na hingina fessa ┐ duile ┐ amaidecht (.i. glicus), Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. ii 15 ( H 3.18 601 ). duili bélrai sicut est Duil Dromma Cett, IT iii 50 . dúile feda collections of letters (? = words) CMCS xv 9 (1 dúil?): sé duili feda (part of the 10th year's course of instruction for a bard), IT iii 54 (where specimens are given). tri choecat ogham ┐ na rēmenna ┐ na duile feda (subjects comprised under the head `gramadach'), Lec. 55a35 . slisnige is dúle feda, | áera rúne romera `books of lore', Metr. Dinds. iii 20 . incipit do duilib feda na forfid lasin filid (beginning of a list of words containing Ogham diphthongs), Auraic. 5417 . anmand fid . . . amail fogabar isna duilibh feda inn-ogaim, 1199 . d.¤ sloinnte genealogical line or list: coimgne co laega laidib la genelaigib co nduilib slointib .i. genelach fer nErind, Lec. 339a9 . Oft. prefixed to geneal. lists: incipit duili sluinti na ngenelacha, Rawl. 148b30 . duil laech-ṡluinte Lagen inso sís, 128a52 . duil tsloinnti o Laidgenn m. Baircheda, LL 387a31 . isin duil sluinti Laigen, BB 369a19 . duile sloindte na nDeisi annso, 149e4 . duilti (sic) sloindti na ngenelach, 173b10 . duilti sloindti na nGaedel, Lec. 408a21 . slicht duili Flainn Dúine Gemin sunn, Harl. 5280, 45a . Certain `dúile' were distinguished by names: the D.¤ Dromma Ceta (a glossary still extant, see ACL iii 141 ), IT iii 50 (see above). D.¤ Feda mair .i. nomen libri , H 3.18, 520 . is ainm do rig isin Duil Feda Mair, Corm. Y 209 (Clithar Set), see also 257 (Calpdae), 1171 (Segon), and 1197 (Sethar). isin Duil Fedha Mair, O'Dav. 369 , 1286 . isin Duil Feada Mair, ACL iii 247 . Dúil Laithne ` Liber Latiniensis', Goid. 75 ff . D. Roscadh (compiled by Cendfaelad m. Oilella), Laws iii 550 . Duil (dúil, LB) Roscadach, Corm. Y 859 ; O'Dav. 896 . Duil R., 458 , 664 .

lebor

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Forms: lebar

n o, m. (Lat. liber ) Also with li-, liu-. In later lang. lebar, lio- m., IGT Decl. § 75 . l.¤ quasi libor a libro , Corm. Y 816.

(a) book, volume (as physical object): ainm do teig liubair, Ir. Gl. p. 70 . ina téig libuir, PH 925 . astal .i. gai liubuir, O'Mulc. 96 . ónd úair . . . oslaices Héli in l.¤ do forcetol na n-anmand, LU 2274 ( FA 33 ). ro fothaig [Palladius] . . . Cell Fine i farcaib a libru, Lat. Lives 50.4 . libair bána / leisa ngabar salmthrátha blessed books, SG 52.2 . nach comartha aithrige dam . . . mo uli lebar do badud?, PH 2243. tuc in t-espuc in lebar for aird ┐ atbert tital in libair, 25 . tuitid a liobhair . . . / . . . i n-íochtar an aigéin / gan díoth na litre as lugha, Dán Dé iv 23 . Folld. by qualifying gen.: leabhar . . . slighedh a road-book, itinerary , SG 23.17 . lebhar aithffrind gl. missale, Ir. Gl. 853 . ṡailm ┐ orthain filet isin libar espuic a pontifical, LB 277a61 . in lebhar sochair sea do Chonall `Book of Dues', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 22.6 . mo leabhar glaice / d'airitmetig orduighthe `handbook', Studies 1923, 598 § 7 .

(b) book, volume, part of a book in sense of written document, treatise: scribinnd ind libur-so (recte libuir) `(the day) of writing this book', Wb. 15a30 . dorimther hí libur Essaiae á scel-so, Ml. 16c10 . i llibur iudicum, 104a7 . mad forcenn libuir nach magen i mbeth amen indib, 2d1 . ised inso . . . tosach ind libuir, Tur. 39 . a thitol re cach libur, Sg. 2a8 . l.¤ airissen `a book of chronicles', 106b15 . fastus .i. l.¤ , 106b19 , cf. 18 . tar hési denmo ind libuir after the writing of this treatise, 2a7 . Mael Issu Húa Brolchan . . . co nderna fen liubra ┐ eladhna, RC xvii 417.y (Tig.). ro thúirsem libru, Fél. Ep. 75 (liubru, libra, v. ll.). acht ara légda inda libra, Mon. Tall. 160.y (§ 79) . it comdire hi lebruib .i. . . . a leabraib in leidinn `in the books [of Canon Law?],' BCrólige 5 . nonbur tra do-erglas do ordughadh in liubair-si (of the Senchas Már), Laws i 16.21 Comm . dogniat im̅ augtair ┐ libair aile corugud aile fora n-imthechtaib, LU 5390 (TBC). bai dind oc libur leig doct .i. no forcanad libru ind rechta co clethe quia fuit doctor in libris legis, 662 (ACC). in dá l.¤ fichet fetarlicce isind áirim óinlibuir atrímter, Hib. Min. 2.59 - 60 . fodailter i cóic libru combad forcind libuir nach maigen i mbi fiat fiat, 2.47 . do gheunam roinn . . . ar an leabar-sa aga roinn a leabhraibh saine, MS. Mat. 581.41 . léighthear i leabhroibh feasa / gurb é . . . / an tairrngertach, L. Cl. A. B. 137.77 .

In Laws Comm. in l.¤ , l.¤ aile or liubair frequently cited as authorities: is i sin ech is mo log indeises lebur `that any book mentions', v 416.2 Comm . ruidles athghabala na daoine so do reir liubair, i 106.33 Comm . nochu n-indisiund leabur dethbir in eduigh, O'D. 207 ( H 3.17, col. 164 ). na geill aisneidhis in dlighedh so sís, no in leabhur so, O'D. 198 ( H 3.17 col. 160 ). atbeir in lepur eile curub inunn . . . , O'D. 211 ( H 3.17 col. 168 ). uii. mairbriara do ḟlaith cedgiallna ┐ nochon indis leabhar marbriara do ḟlaith forgiallna, O'D. 1010 ( H 2.15A p. 16 ). in logh is lugha fogabar a liubar, O'Curry 596 ( H 3.18, 293 ). cáin airlictheo, ní aurasu a cocáelad la Féniu ┐ libru 'in Irish law and the books [of Canon Law]', Cáin Ónae 38 § 5 .

Freq. in the titles of Irish MSS.: Lebar fata Lethglindi, Laws v 472.24 Comm . a Leabur na hUacongbala, IT iii 199 § 58 (see LL Introd. xii ). a Libur Dromma Snechta, LU 10557 n. (H). Slicht Libair Budi Slani, 3220 (H). Fland tra ┐ Eochaid eolach hua Cérin is iat ro thinolsat so a llebraib Eochoda . . . i nArd Macha ┐ a llebraib Manistrech ┐ asna lebraib togaidib archena .i. asin Libur Budi testo asin carcar i nArd Macha ┐ asin Libur Girr boí i mManistir, 2920 ff. (H). rucadh siar . . . in Leabar Gearr a ḟuasclodh I Dochartaigh ┐ Leabar na Huidri do dul a fuasclodh meic ollamon I Domnaill, 2779 - 80 (entry of A.D. 1470). Liubhuir . . . Cluana mic Nóis .i. na hUidhri, Mart. Don. xxxviii . Leabhar Buidhe Moling ┐ Leabhar Dubh Molaga, Keat. i 80.1 . l.¤ Cindfaeladh, Auraic. 67 . lepur Aedhagain, O'D. 248 ( H 3.17, 199 marg.). incipit da Leabhur na cCeart [in-]indistear do chísaibh ┐ tuarastlaibh Ereann, Leb. Cert. 28.3 . Liupar Gabhaltus, liubhair Dinnsenchus . . . Liubhuir Arda Macha, Mart. Don. p. xxxviii (in a list of the Libri famosiores). do bhrig gur bo beus do na seanchaidhibh slonnadh leabhar ar leith, do rer a saine, do shaorchlannuibh Gaoidheal . . . mar ta leabar Connachtach, Ultach, Laighneach, Muimhneach, MS. Mat. 581.37 ff . an Leabhar Eoghanach, L. Cl. A. B. l .

(c) charter, title-deed (?) (cf. scríbend II): leabhair (leabhar, MSS.) Bhriain ar fiaidh bhFuinidh, L. Cl. A. B. 89.72 .

Used in affirmation: int-ī tuc lebar aiffrind no dealb Dia, PH 7333. Here also probably: deog liubair `the book drink' (some kind of religious test), Laws v 472.23 Comm . (gl. fir . . . comperta naime, 470.x ).

COMPDS. ¤choimét book-cover, case for holding a book : leborchométa chethrachori (bibliothicus qua[drata]s), Trip.² 1075 . ¤choimétaid librarian: Maoliosa . . . leabharcoimhédaigh [Arda Macha], AFM ii 1052.9 .

1 ler

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n o,later attested as m. Later also with g s. lera, TTebe 307 . BNnÉ 73 § 130 . sea, ocean : `lear', `aibhéis', `bochna' . . . anmanna gach árdmhara, Metr. Gl. 12 § 15 . l.¤ .i. in t-oician .i. muir mor. Ceobath .i. muir beg, . . . ut est ar is lethe l.¤ ceobath corbaid, O'Dav. 1151 . lear .i. muir, O'Cl. fo thonnaib lir lethain, Fél. Nov. 23 . tar fairgi lir longaig, Aug. 14 . ganim lir fo longaib, Trip.² 2570 . tri fothucht fomórach / . . . / rodo-l.¤ lond-láthrustar, BDD² 907 ( LU 7274 , rhet.) (`the raging sea has placed(?) them', BDD2 note). im dingbail tascuir lir, Laws i 122.15 . nem gelmar . . . / l.¤ tondban, IT iii 43 § 54 . isin liur fri toeb Alban, Three Hom. 122.x . os lir lendbras, Anecd. i 61 § 99 (1CM). īar ndul immach for linn lir the sea-pool, ZCP xiii 4 § 9. isin tír moaniada l.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 120.7 . is lān l.¤, is lomnān muir, Otia ii 82 § 7 . mo l.¤ cona lántorad `my sea with its full harvest', Leb. Cert.² 154.4 . ní ham sgiobtha loingse ar lear, Dán Dé xxxi 30 . fear gabhála ar lear a sea-farer, Judges xix 17 . co l.¤ as far as the sea(?) (cf. co muir, Éigse x 183 § 7 ): ba rí Loegaire co l.¤ , LL 7160 . síth co l.¤ (: fer), 7209 ( Hail Brigit 16 ). Fig. ar lear luath-thonnach na locht, TSh. 736. ? cethri srotha déc éicsi . . . .i. . . . teinm laeda ┐ l.¤ forcetail, LL 3899. (cryptic) loiscir (MS. loircis) no liber .i. ler, Goid. 77 § 147 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

In verse gen. very frequently precedes the noun on which it depends, esp. in chevilles: cota lir lerggae īath nĒremōin, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 3 ( .i. co immel mara, 11.6 ). balc lés lir dar doe `over the sea's rampart', Fél. March 22 . lir úas trilis `over the sea's hair', 15 . osnad Lagen lir co tuaig, Rawl. 84b 23 (cf. LL 7440 ).

tar l.¤ beyond the sea, (from) across the sea: degdrong Nōe, nia dar l.¤ , Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 55 § 32 ( nīthach l.¤ , 31 § 51 ). Torannan (.i. fil ind Albain) . . . / tar l.¤ lethan longach, Fél. June 12 . fer co n-ilur gním dar l.¤ , LU 3645 ( SCC 31 ). can ethar . . . cingid tar cech l.¤ , Ériu iii 14 § 5 . risit eachraidhi ┐ carpuid / slighi foü fuaim dar lear / a barca 'sa churaig croma / dreisfidid tonna dar lear, Anecd. ii 8.7 - 8 ( Airne F. 249 ). rugadh go Lunnainn tar lear, TD 36.4 . eistigh riomsa a oiléana, ┐ cluinidh a dhaoine tar lear `ye people from far', Isaiah xlix 1. Cf. ind ingen sin do thonnaib dar leraib lánmóraib, LU 3909 ( SCC 42 ). water(?): Birra .i. focraib dó l.¤ .i. for brú uisci ata a chell, Fél. 248. 29 gl. Brénainn Biroir (Birra, Birrae, v.ll.).

In phr. tar cach l.¤ in spite of every obstacle(?): ránic coa euol fén an fer / tar gach l.¤ , Imr. Brain i 41 § 63 . cruaidh romlensat tar gach lear, Cog. 62.19 . léim tar gach lear, Ériu iv 180 § 34 . ar toidecht dib uar (leg. tar) cech l.¤ , MR 48.3 .

As the name of Manannán's father: Manandān mac Lir . . . is hē lūamaire is dech robūi a n-īarthur domuin . . . . Inde Scoti . . . eum deum uocauerunt maris . . . ┐ adeirdis corba mac don muir hē .i. mac lir, Corm. Y 896. Cf. Cóir Anm. 156 , and see Vendryes, Études Celt. vi 239 , 249 .

Compds.

(i) With nouns. ? ¤gus: Fergus . . . / dár[b]a lán cech lerghus lór `every great mighty sea', Fianaig. 44 § 10 (? compd. of 2 ler). ¤long: saer l. ┐ baircc, Laws v 104.1 . ¤mag: tor óir úas cech lermaig ` sea-plain ', Fél. Dec. 12. ¤muir: rosbaidh uile an l. ` sea-surge ', Leb. Gab.(i) 90.15 ( LL 823 ). isin leirmhuir `on the open sea', Caithr. CC 34.21 .

(ii) With adj. derived from noun. ¤thonnach? tonach .i. nighi, ut est ferr co tora liagh ler tonnaigh `having sea-waves', O'Dav. 1583 (. . . co taire liaigh lerthonnaig, v.l.).

libar

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x see liber .

liber

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n [o, m.] (Engl. or Rom. loanword) also perh. libar (lever), club, cudgel . Of weapon of Hercules: ro thogaib in libher lanchalma luirge, Stair Erc. 806 . in l.¤ lanchalma luirgi, 1560 . tuc E. builli don l.¤ iarnaidhi do D., 2339 . dibraigid . . . iat do armaib ┐ do clochaib ┐ libaraib, Aen. 2208.

manuail

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n f. (Lat. manuāle or ( liber ) manuālis LEIA M-18 ) lit. `a hand-book'; a writing-tablet (? codex): boí m.¤ ordha lais dia breith dia scriobhadh, BNnÉ 328 § 56 (= habebat pugillarem, V. SS. Hib. ii 251.29 ). an manúal, ib. § 57. an manabail . . . for cend na manabaile, § 58.

nech

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Forms: neich, neuch, nech, nnech, neoch, neoch, neoch

indef. pron. m. (= W. neb). g s. neich. d s. neuch (O.Ir.), neoch; in Mid.Ir. occas. nech; no plural. For neut. forms see 1 ní.

I As indef. pron.

(a) any one ; in positive indef. sent. used like Lat. quispiam; often folld. by partitive DE, etc. Gl. quispiam, Ml. 30d22 . quis (indef. pron.), 19d7 . i nnech , gl. in quempiam, 24a16 . in tan dungni nech olc when any one does evil, 90d12 . día mbé nech occá sirḟegad, FA 10. ind [= a n-] digní neuch [= nech] fria menmain fadesin whatever any one does in intention, Mon. Tall. § 21. coniccim . . . cosc neich I am able to correct any one, Wb. 20d6 . ba chuta dom ṡeilb-se sain . . . for seilb neich n-aill n-aile the possession of any one else, CRR 43. a tabairt i lláim neich uaibsi of any of you, FB 76. cia du neuch, gl. ad quem [angelorum]? Ml. 16a9 .

Freq. folld. by limiting rel. clause in which in strict grammatical construction the subj. mood is used: nech bed chare dō any one that was a friend to him, Ml. 29c16 . arcessi do neuch bes meldach les he pities whomsoever he pleases, Wb. 4c19 . in fagum acaib nech dig do midem bar in slúag? any one who will go to reconnoitre, CRR 25. cebe nech doneth écnach Crist whoever should blaspheme, PH 478. ar lebráin nos-túirfem | fri nech fora n-íarair for any one inquiring for them, Fél. Prol. 290 (ellipt. sent. = for nech bes fora n-í.). (with indic.) in fail d'Ultaib nech is ḟerr andá? any one better than he, TBC-LL¹ 126.

Esp. common after a neg., corresponding to Lat. quisquam: nech, gl. quemquam, Ml. 49a13 . nech, gl. nemo, ZCP viii 174.9 (Fulda Glosses). neich, gl. nullius, Ml. 30a6 . nech huainn cen fochaid, 93c19 (ellipt.). ní tabarthi dímess do neoch for nach n-énirt contempt is not to be shown by any one, Wb. 6c19 . nach fail do Ultaib nech dobera a agid ḟormsa, CRR 44. arim cech sluaig . . . ni fail nech rodasfessed, SR 561. asbeirtis ni neich in peccad that sin is no one's, Wb. 4c23 . nīm huain fri acallaim neich, SR 1185. aisneis . . . ní thic do neoch no one is able to declare, FA 9. ní thairce tarba do nech, PH 8385. gin faircsi neich do neoch dia denumh `no one seeing any one doing it', Marco P. 52.

Often in sense of indef. pron. one (= Fr. on, Germ. man), a person (in general): isind aimsir imbi failid nech at the time that a man is joyous, Ml. 86d11 . a mesrugud do neuch buddesin every one should regulate it for himself, Mon. Tall. § 63. mani beth do bochta neich conā raib aicce almsa unless a man's poverty is so great, PH 4973.

(b) in more definite sense some one (= Lat. aliquis); in this case the indic. mood is used in a follg. rel. clause: ata nech du bar ṅdeicsin .i. Dia, gl. est qui inspiciat, Ml. 82a7 . dofoirnde inrucus neich, gl. significat dignum esse aliquem, Sg. 59b1 . amal nech bis i n-aelscud as one who is in longing, Ml. 56b26 . aithesc cungeda neich o neoch the address of [one who is] asking something from some one, TBC-LL¹ 1078. ni he acht nech is casmail dó some one like him, PH 1228. dobér-sa do thorad do brónd nech gébus rigi one who shall reign, 2274 . denad derc . . . mad nech fhuilnges a dhenam uias ann `if he be one who can do so', Ériu xii 252.16 .

II In Mid.Ir. comes to be employed as a subst. = a person (often equivalent to `duine'), used alone or with art. or cach, etc.: corop é in nech ros-ail .i. Cathbad that C. was the person who reared him, CRR 2. in nech ic nach fil almsa the man who has no alms, PH 4974. Riccard . . . do ég: in nech nach tanic a nErinn dibercach as mó ro mill anáss than whom no brigand that came to Ireland destroyed more, RC xviii 294.13 (construction loose). an neach bhus sia . . . d'fhuil Ádhaimh, Dán Dé xiv 2 . gá neach . . . dá ndeach th'aithne a absail? who could fail to acknowledge thee? xii 22 . antí sires ní ar gach nech he who seeks gifts from all, ZCP viii 109 § 2. an t-iarla . . . neach é baí hi ccion one that was in favour, AFM vi 2088.2 , cf. 2092.11 , 2170.6 . neach saer, gl. liber , Ir. Gl. 378. The sense any one is expressed in Mod.Ir. by the prefix aon- (aoin-, én-): gan aon-neach do Thuaith Dé Danann, Keat. Poems 261.

In appos. to a preceding noun: ac so uan Dé nech tócbus pectha in domain, PH 3795 (here nech has become a virtual rel. pron.).

III In later Mid. and early Mod.Ir. used as an indecl. rel. pron. (for all genders) who, which ; generally in the form neoch, or with art. in neoch . crann grēine . . . nech do labhair re hAlaxanndar which spoke to A., Maund. § 266. daine glicca . . . nach [= nech] do innis duinne who told us, ib. gaoithi gairbhi . . . nech le croiter an bith uili by which the whole world is shaken, RC xxviii 312 § 10. Cf. nímt[h]a a dechmad d'indisin nech doní do maith I cannot tell the tenth part of all the good he does, BColm. 70.6 (leg. neich?). d'fechain an oilein . . . neoch atá Dia do gealladh dona dáoinibh which God is to promise to men, BNnÉ 49 § 31 . ag so meissi Muire . . . neoch ro at[ch]aiss whom thou hast besought, Fl. Earls 116.6 ; cf. 134.11 , 256 z . gur cursed ár adbal ar feraib Erenn in neoch dorad brōn . . . dá triathaib (a fact) which caused sorrow, Celt. Rev. iv 206.22 .

With art., freq. folld. by partitive (= Lat. quicquid): in nech doberthar do as uaithib all the milk got from them, Acall. 2070. in neoch thuc Finn do thuarasdal dó .i. .lll. uingi d'ór, 970 . cenmothá in neoch ro marbsatar d'ocaib, LL 241b29 . in neoch narbtar banglasa dib, robtar dubglasa those of them that were not pale green, CCath. 966. aneoch d'innmus do-bertsat na Rómhánaigh ó Anibhal all the wealth the R. had obtained from Hannibal, 1522 . tuc-som leis . . . in neoch roba lor leis dib as many of them as he thought sufficient, Ann. Conn. 1225 § 7. de (do) neoch, folld. by rel. clause, of that (which), of all (that) = Lat. quicquid, Fr. de ce qui . . .; a common constr. in Mid.Ir., always with a sing. vb. in the rel. clause; also in reference to persons of those (who, whom). di neoch atchondarc de delbaib betha, is í delb as aldem díb of all the world's forms that I have seen, BDD 99. ron-bia slán do neoch dorigni-siu we shall get absolution for whatever you have done, Ériu iii 136.44 . nach ret do neoch atcither isin bith, ii 98 § 1 . for cech sechtmad imbairi do neoch imrulaid i mMumain on every seventh ridge he traversed, Trip. 196.7 . trian dō do nech docuirither muir one-third of all that the sea casts up, Laws iv 194.13 . cech dúil do neoch techtus bethaid every creature that has life, PH 4021. Of persons: óclách do neoch dobeir a láim i llaim tigerna, CRR 11. atlugud buidi di cach oen . . . do neoch comallas a ghnim giving thanks to every one of those who fulfil, ACL iii 317 § 53. connach baí d'Ultaib . . . do neoch do nar bo chotlud of all Ulstermen who were not asleep, TBC-LL¹ 2962. carait Césair do neoch ro boí isin Roim dibh all C.'s friends who were in Rome, CCath. 526. fer ro diglastar Ultu for firu Herend .i. do neoch díb ro marbad who avenged all the Ulstermen who had been slain, Ériu iv 28 § 19. mórfesear cecha hairdi i nÉirind do neoch is mó ergna díb the seven wisest in every quarter, 144.11 . as mairg do fhúicfedh Eri do neoch do fhedfadh beith indte, BCC 282.15 . do neoch focheard doman de | a mbreith a ndurthech n-ūre (= all that the earth brings forth are borne to a house of clay), Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 3 (< Lec. 347b2 ). ro throisc . . . im thuismead cloindi do neoch bad marthanach di do beith eaturru ┐ mac D. (i.e. that children who would survive should be begotten), Lec. 155b22 .

With follg. vb. in pl.: atconnairc sé . . . sochaide . . . do neoch roptar aithenta dó féin, RC xxv 394.9 ; prob. do neoch , generally written as one word, came to be looked on as such, a rel. pron. See also 2 noch.

i nneoch

(a) in something (some place), somewhere (in O.Ir. a neut., d s. of 1 ní): ataat iarum i nneuch forrochongart Dia doib wherever God has ordained them (to be), Ml. 145d7 (of the creatures after creation, oppd. to: in mais = in primeval undifferentiated matter). is ferr liumsa buith i nneuch as doiscairem hi tír Israhel oldaas i nneuch di techdaisib inna [mBa]bellondae I had rather be in the meanest place in the land of I. than in any of the dwellings of the B., 105b7 .

(b) i nneoch má in the case that, if: fer fogaib frith mbech inneoch mad sechtar faithchi if it be outside (his) green, Laws iv 194.20 . dichenglad cor mbel inneoch ma ra latar to dissolve contracts if they have been made, 206.13 . i neoch madrodma in celi in case the tenant has consented, v 384.5 . See ZCP xvi 270 fg . Similarly neoch má: inge .vii. n-uasalchuru . . . neoch ma ro lathar (leg. latar) if they have been made, Laws iv 210.2 . neoch mani ro oiscet crich if [the bees] have not changed territory, 188.10 .

2 ráth, ráith

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Forms: rathi, ráith, ráith, ratho, ratha, rathi, raithe, raith, raith, ráth, rátha, ráith, ráth, rátha, ráithe, ráith, ráith, ráithe, rátha, ráthaid, rathaid, rathaidh, rathaidh, rathanna

n m. and f. Orig. gender doubtful; g s. rathi, Thes. ii 260.38 ( Ardm. 6b1 ) in a Latin context, possibly a Latinized form representing a native g s. ráith. ? ráith, Fél. Prol. 200 (taken by Stokes as locative). ratho, AU 595 , 622 ; Anecd. ii 47.6 , 7 . ratha, AU 808 ; Anecd. ii 47.8 , 9 . rathi, ib. 8 . raithe, Laws v 348.7 (text). a s. raith, AU 622 . d s. raith, 622 , 747 , 788 . ráth m. (g s. rátha, ráith), IGT Dec. § 38.3 . ráth f. (g s. rátha, ráithe), § 39.3 . ráith m., § 41.3 . ráith f. (g s. ráithe, rátha), § 42.4 . See Bürgschaft p. 3 , and 1 ráth.

In late lang. d s. ráthaid occurs (possibly a different word): issin rathaid , Dinds. 31 ( RC xv 333.27 ) = rathaidh, BB 367b41 ; rathaidh, AU ii 222.11 (a. 1196 ). n p. rathanna, BColm. 64.16 , cf. ZCP viii 549.28 .

An earthen rampart surrounding a chief's residence, a fort, rath ; somet. by extension used of the enclosed dwelling also; common in place-names folld. by an adj. or genitive. rath .i. baile, Corm. Y 1117 ; O'Cl. di raith for raith (.i. da baili for baili), Laws v 348.7 , 31 . la taisic a raithe (.i. baile eneclainni), 350.1 . secht ratha (.i. secht mbaile), 348.3 , 14 . co Cruachanráith Connacht, CRR 16 (of fort of Ailill and Medb). Ráth Chrúachan ro scáichi la hAilill, Fél. Prol. 177 . ní mair in drong úabair | ráith Bécce maicc Eogain, ib. 200 . ni ro [a]trebhthar in rath | dia comharbaibh (: bráth), BNnÉ 314 § 8 (curse on a land-owner). mūr n-ollaman dos-rōgaib | 'sa rāith rōt-gloin ōs Breagmaigh, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 16 . rīghbile ōs rāith (: cáich), ZCP viii 199.12 (i.e. a tree growing on the rampart of a fort). du. ro class di rígráith la Nemed . . . .i. Raith Chimbáeth is Emne, LL 6a27 . dá ríoghráith, Keat. i 176.47 . pl. bat fāssa a rát[h]a, ZCP viii 110 § 2 . ? a rí na rrath! (to a chief), LL 148b25 = KMMisc. 268 § 40 (`O king of the raths'). Bale U Dimán ┐ Less na Findan . . . ┐ rathanna ele, BColm. 64.16 .

Of a burial-ground (within an earthen rampart): Mac Cuill, Mac Gréni . . . i rRáith Cruachan dodoscelt, LU 2833 . Metr. Dinds. iii 130.28 . Exceptionally of a grave-mound: clandtair a fert ┐ a raith, RC xiii 222.27 . oc cloidi ratha ┐ ic sadad lia, ib. 36 .

Of an (earthen) rampart or wall in general: dorónta . . . rátha móra impe (sc. round Troy), TTr.² 197 . athnugud na múr ┐ tórmach na rath, 1272 (of fortifications of the Greek camp).

In wider senses: a fhiaich . . . na herig sunda don ráith, SG 56.37 ( LB 274b11 , of a hollow tree in which the speaker has found shelter, = Caithréim Cellaig, 450 ). SG 57.1 = CCellaig 460 . Tú tháinig . . . i mbroinn Ríoghna i ráith na ndíog, Measgra D. 61.66 (poem by Gilla Bríghde Mac Con Midhe, 13th cent.).

The upper part or hill of Armagh in which the church stood was called the `ráth': Ard Macha do loscadh . . . eter Raith is Trian `both Close and Trian', AU ii 26.9 (a. 1074). reicles Poil ┐ Petair . . . co mbloidh moir don rathaidh do loscadh, 222.11 (a. 1196 ). Cf. the prophecy made to Patrick in the Liber Angeli: scit Dominus . . . tuum praesentem locum quem praesto videmus in alto positum, Ardm. 20d ( Trip. 352.23 ).

Compds. see ráthbuige and ráthmug.

1 saer

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Forms: soer, soiraib, sóer, soiriu, soer, saer, sóermug, sóirmug

adj o, ā, Freq. as subst. Perh. disyllabic in Blathm. 629, cf. 37 .

(a) free; freeman (opp. to mug, daer). In O.Ir. usually glossing Lat. liber : soer, Ml. 47d3 . soiraib, 24a7b . sóer, Sg. 97b2 . Adv. int soer gl. libere, Ml. 31b18 . int soir, 95c6 . Compar. soiriu gl. liberior, Ml. 132b5 . in soer gl. ingenuum, Sg. 97b3 . neach saer gl. liber , Ir. Gl. 379 . saer, gl. libertus, 409 . ban-shaer (sic MS.), gl. libertabus, 292 . cenutad suír though ye are free, Wb. 4a10 (see Ériu v 112 ). eter sóir et dóir eter mug et coimdid, 27c15 . soer in cimid, ba huasal in mog-sa .i. Ísu, PH 3303 . bé sóir cech inbaid | lam' nóib, Hy. iv 8 (`I shall be safe', Thes. ii 326 ). With follg. prep. s.¤ ar, for independent (of), not bound (by): is s.¤ e ar a cinaid he is free from responsibility for damage done by them (of cows), Laws v 154.15 Comm . i[s] s.¤ iat ar cinaid a mbid `exempt from the liability of (supplying) food', iii 112.18 Comm . Cf. is s.¤ doib gan athgabail dibh im chinaid n-inblegain `free from being distrained for the liability of a kinsman', v 96.15 Comm . nách s.¤ lucht estechta in athimraid for in comarli-si that those who listen to the slander are not exempt from this injunction, PH 7689 . cia an ríogh-phort . . . | do bhí saor ar rígh Éireann independent of, Content. vi 53 . s.¤ ó free from: cúigeadh saor ód ríoghraidh thuaidh, Content. v 68 . ann sin bhías tusa sáor óm' mhionnuibhsi `clear from this my oath', Gen. xxiv 8 . ná bíodh súil . . . ré dhol saor uaidh to escape from it (i.e. death), TSh. 1050 . bid suír Irmumu ō togai[l] cipē rí bes hi Caisiul di chlaind Ōengusa, ZCP viii 315.27 . toil shaor `free-will', Donlevy 210.23 .

(b) free, enfranchised , hence in Laws of an enfranchised person possessing legal status and a corresponding lóg-enech or eneclann; for various classes of whom see the Uraicecht Becc, Laws v 1 ff . See also below under compds. saor ┐ daor, Laws i 40.11 , glossed saor .i. grad flatha, 42.2 Comm . Such `free' classes might be subdivided into those of higher and lower status, e.g. the class `nemeth' (person of free status) included saer- and daer-nemeth: atat do neimid docuisin for talmain .i. saeirnemead ┐ daerneimead. Ite saernemead filead (= filet) and .i. ecalsi, flatha, filidh, feine. Daerneimead imorro aes gacha dana olchena, Laws v 14.1ff. A `daer-' person might become `saer' by virtue of property or calling and vice versa a `saer-' might forfeit his status: i[s] saer cid cach creanus a suiri dia dan, v 14.28 , with comm.: is saer in cach cen[daig]us dan do da saerad no cendaigis saeiri do dun dan bis aige, amail ata gaba, 14.29 , i.e. who attains status by acquiring or practising a craft. saer cach o mainib, daer cach o mbelaib, v 18.12 , i.e. a man was s.¤ in virtue of his possession but might become `daer' by contracting as daercheile under a lord. The distinction may orig. have been racial, certain ruling tribes being s.¤, the inferior ones `daer'. tri cenela saera randsat in indsi so, Laws i 78.12 . itir na saerchlannaib .i. Ulaidh ┐ Feni Temrach ┐ Erna Dedaid; no Ulaidh ┐ Gaileoin ┐ Erna, 80.2 Comm . See also Celtic Ireland p. 58 .

(c) hence of belonging to upper or privileged classes, noble, orig. of birth or status, then in wider sense of the word: saor .i. uasal, O'Cl. is sóir a n-apstalact gl. qui sunt nubiles (= nobiles) in apostolís, Wb. 7b13 . Compar. is sairiu doib fognam dona ballaib ailib `it is nobler for them', Wb. 12b2 . is soiriu indate idail `nobler', Ml. 138c4 . dindí . . . nad soiriu cach, Sg. 161b10 . cid airechdu ┐ cid soiriu á c[h]enél, Ml. 115d8 . ateoch in ríg sóer suthain, Hy. vi 25 . cona chléir shóir shrúamaig, Fél. Dec. 7 . sab sóer suidi Phetair, Apr. 12 . co ṅardrígaib sóeraib, Ep. 286 . móethoclaech sáer sonairt, LU 3455 ( SCC 23 ). co saer-Nin, MacCarthy 316 § 6 . na seisc ind alaid ┐ na s.¤ na braiti what is free-born (noble) of the captive women, TBC-LL¹ 1754 = inas s.¤ na broidi, v.l. (H. 2.17) = (superl.) ambad soírem na mban, LU 5607 = TBC-I¹ 1127 (sāiream). Síol Mu-áin . . . | saoire ná síol cruithneachta, DDána 71.21 . As subst. gonaid sóeru | saigid oirgniu, LU 3389 ( SCC 17 ). fadarc súla sáir, TBC-LL¹ 4075 . mairc do dichenn an s.¤ seng, Irish Texts ii 12 § 18 . mor s.¤ ┐ ndaer, Stair Erc. 442 . do bhí saoir fá a stíoróip gentlemen, persons of position , Keat. Poems 923 . Adv. saor do-roighneadh duine dhíod, Aithd. D. 70.15 .

(d) of things: tír sorcha sáer, LU 3741 ( SCC 34 ). imdenam súla saire, LU 3820 ( SCC 37 ). fíon saor, Aithd. D. 65.5 . biadha saora sochaithmhe, PCT 224 . isna secht n-eladhnaibh . . . saera in the seven liberal arts, Stair Erc. 970 .

(e) free, ready, skilled (in performing someth.): nitat soír huili oc tintuúth a bélru `all are not skilled', Wb. 12b23 . Cf. sóer gl. diligens (interpres), Ml. 145c12 . sáer oc suidigud sillab, Sg. 7b11 (`an artist', Thes.). See 2 saer.

(f) in Class. Mod.Ir. easily obtained, gratis : saor a-bhos bláth na faighthe, DDána 7.6 . íoc a chneadh más é do b'ál | ní dhíol mé ar a meas go saor, Aithd. D. 86.9 . saor an snaidhm fa dheireadh dhó ibh easily loosed, DDána 34.18 .

Compds.

(a) with legal terms (see also under second element): ¤bard: na saer-baird, Laws v 388.13 Comm . ocht soerbaird ┐ ocht ndóerbaird, IT iii 5.6 . ¤bothach, Laws ii 288.24 Comm . Cóic Con. 76 - 7 . ¤chéile: is sóirchele do dia gl. libertus, Wb. 10a23 . a saerceili ┐ a daerceili, Laws i 40.27 Comm . a sóerchéli, Críth G. 323 . See Críth G. p. 107 , Ir. Recht 19 , Stud. Hib. xxxiv 25-26 etc. ¤chenél: itir saercenelaib ┐ daercenel, Laws iii 30.4 . ¤chorach capable of contracting independently: cach sochonn sóer-chorach, Contract Law 158 § 27 . ¤chúairt: saorcuairt Uladh do thabhairt d'Fhergus `the free circuit of Ulster', ITS v 190.2 . ? ¤ḟairgse: mada feallasdar saerfairgse (sic leg.?), Laws v 442.20 . ¤ḟlaith: cor ceile tsaor-fhlatha, Laws v 356.6 . ¤ḟuidir, Laws v 262.16 Comm . saer-fuidir fri re ndeisi, 512.11 Comm . See Cóic Con. 76 - 7 , Ir. Recht 75 f . ¤gíall: daérghialla . . . sáerghialla, Cóir Anm. 144 . ¤gíallna(e): techta saer-giallna, Laws v 358.2 . ¤manach: gidh s. gidh daermanach, Ir. Recht 26.12 . cethraimthe (sic leg.) a chodach (sic leg.) o sh. eagalsa d'eaglais, Laws iv 196.26 Comm . ¤mug: sóermug gl. libertus, Sg. 37a4 . sóirmug gl. libertus, Wb. 10a23 . ¤murchuirthe: saer murchure, Laws v 184.12 Comm . ¤nemed: saeir-nemead ┐ daer-neimeadh, Laws v 14.1 . ¤rath: céili coímthechta[e] lais i sóerrathaib ríg, Críth G. 406 (see p. 107 ). cain saerraith `law relating to free tenants', Laws i 40.22 . gin daorrath . . . gin saorrath do gabhail o flaith budéin, O'D. 571 ( H 3.17 , 442 ). do flaith tsaerraith, 515 ( 418 ). saorraith .i. cin giallna fria laimh . . ., ZCP xvi 211.8 . ¤thellach: tocombachtuib sealb saerteallaigh, Laws iv 2.1 . Note also: an tsaoir-breith `absolution', Donlevy 292.x . saoir-bhreitheamhnas, 15 .

(b) in general sense of free, noble (in poetry often merely for alliteration): ¤blíadain: iar secht saerbliadhnaib, MacCarthy 414 § 2 . ¤búaid: fri saerbuáid sain, SR 7233 . ¤chaindel: sóerchaindlea cech laithi (of persons), Fél. Prol. 288 . ¤chenél: co ndeilb ┐ écosc ┐ sóerchenel noble extraction, LU 3909 ( SCC 42 ). ¤chetul: a sóerchetul ṁbúansa `noble continuous song', Fél. Ep. 158 . ¤chlann noble family : sáorchlann, IGT Decl. § 12 (62.8) . cech sōerchland cinges talmain, Cáin Ad. 26 . menmanna na saerclann `nobles', CCath. 2735 . ? tar na saorchlannadhaibh, DDána 89.16 . Of an individual: oirdeochad duid a ndlighe | riom, a shaorchlann Shúilighe 'I will assign to you what you are entitled to from me, o noble scion of the river Swilly', Ériu lxiv 164 § 1.12​ . Hua Cerbaill, soerchland Muman, do marbad 'Ua Cerbaill, nobleman of Mumu, was slain', AI 210 (s.a. 1046.4)​ . ¤chlanndacht noble birth : ar a shocenelaige ┐ ar a saerclanndacht tar cach, BCC 56.31 . ¤chnú: trí saorchna a haonchrobhuing (the Trinity), Aithd. D. 58.27 . ¤elada: lucht . . . saerealadhan `philosophers', CCath. 5080 . ¤fher: s. cluiche Fhiann Eirenn, Acall. 6589 . saoirfhear a nobleman, Hackett xliv 35 . ¤macánacht: sóermacanacht Túaithe dé Danann, Acall. 7038 = saer-mhacámdacht `chief command of . . . young men', SG 200.18 . Cf. saormacantacht Éreann `free nobility', ITS v 24.16 . ¤maccaem: trí sáermaccáemi Túathi Dé Danann, MU² 574 . Mac L. . . . sóermaccáem Fhiann Eirenn, Acall. 6585 . ¤rolla noble roll : dá sháimhfhine féin is saerrulla an séimhidhe, L. Cl. A. B. 146.10 . ¤shlóg: fri sretha soerslóg, SR 6986 .

(c) with vnn. (cf. sír-?): ar ghráidh saoirleanta a seanchais `following up impartially (?)', Content. xxix 19 . acht a shaorrádh muin ar mhuin | ní fhuil acht aon-dán agaibh, x 29 . ic á sefnad ┐ ic á saer-shéinm, Acall. 7448 . rodbi slan saertoimilt caich dia railiu (of a married couple separating), Laws ii 388.14 . With part.: mac saerleicthi `emancipated son', Laws i 52.30 Comm . , cf. 90.15 . don mac bis ar fannel(o) o nathair gin a gaire do denam .i. an mac saorleigi, ii 24.6 Comm . See ZCP xv 312 - 13 .

(d) with adjj.: la S. sairdron, SR 802 . la I. saergrinn, 2863 . Freq. with adjj. derived from nouns: ¤brethach of noble judgements : do fhréimh shaoirbhreathaigh Sh., TD 26.18 . ¤chlannda of noble birth : inghen tsaorchlanda (: chaorphlanda), Irish Texts ii 107 § 26 . Nia Corb saorchlannda, TD 32.28 . fan laogh síthe saorchlannda, DDána 80.28 . oighre saer-clannda S., BNnÉ 198.13 . As subst.: saorclanda d'Eoganacht a noble of the E., TFrag. 208.14 . ¤threbraid nobly woven : go slait saoirthreabhraigh sróill nduinn, L. Cl. A. B. 99.171 .

saltair

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Forms: psaltair, saltair, saltar, saltrach

n (Lat. psalterium). Later also psaltair (with silent p, cf. salm). Orig. n.: a s.¤ , Ml. 126d4 . Later k, f. saltair, saltar f. (g s. saltrach), IGT Decl. § 185 .

(a) the psalter, the psalms of David: s.¤ .i. a nomine salterium , Corm. Y 1193 . s.¤ gl. psalterium, Ir. Gl. 766 . fo choic secht-mogat ata diabsalma isint saltir, Ml. 2c2 . isind s.¤ , 2d2 . isint s.¤ , 23c19 . 139a6 . ba hoinlebor leo int saltair, Hib. Min. 2.57 . comtis .u. libuir int psaltair, 43 . s.¤ duid fodailter i cóic libru, 46 . isin s.¤ nóim, PH 7264 . a rrobúi isind tsaltir n-uli `the whole contents of the Psalter', Mon. Tall. 16 (133.11) . ag solusghabháil a psalm ┐ a psaltrach, Ériu v 74.36 . In some exx. perh. of subdivisions of the psalter, cf. Hib. Min. 43 supra: do ghabhadh . . . secht psaltracha ┐ caocca psalm re gach psaltair `seven psalters with fifty psalms in each psalter', BNnÉ 233 § 149 . in oiret cedna . . . do shaltrachaib do chantain, ITS xix 104.18 . do gab teora saltoir `thrice did he recite the psalter', BCC 82 (72.37) .

(b) psalter in sense of the book in which psalms were written: atchuala na haiffrenna, atchondarc na saltracha, LL 298b15 ( SG 367.12 ). tucc . . . a théig libair chuca ┐ benais a sh.¤ essi, MacCongl. 13.7 . ar saltrachaib ┐ ar lebraib aithfrinn, Acall. 327 , mionn saltrach saoire, DDána 85.14 . go gcuir grádh Dé 'na daltaibh | clár ar sh.¤ lé leigthir `she leaves her psalter unopened', Aithd. D. 11.27 .

(c) book in general (psalterium: liber, codex quilibet, Du Cange): conice inso corp saltrach na rann .i. na tri coicait duan, SR p. 114 . Cormac . . . | roshílaig S.¤ Temrach; | isin tS.¤-sin atá | a n-as dech sund senchusa, Metr. Dinds. i 14.10 . sanasán saltrach cormaic, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. xii . is tré bheith i méadardhacht dána do gairthí S.¤ na Teamhrach do'n phrímh-leabhar do bhíodh ar fhorlamhas ollamhan ríogh Éireann féin, ┐ S.¤ Chaisil do chroinic Chormaic mic Chuileannáin, ┐ S.¤ na Rann do chroinic Aonghusa Céile Dé: óir . . . is ionann s.¤psalterium ┐ duanaire, Keat. i 90.10 ff . sgrios na sgéala | do sgríobh Diabhal 'n-a dhubh-sh.¤ , Dán Dé xxx 7 .

Of a person: Míchéal . . . do thogh mé | i gceann Caitreach fíona fúinne | sailtreach díona dúine Dé the psalter that defends the stronghold of God, PBocht 18.16 (see note p. 231 ), cf. Fél. Sept. 11 cited s.v. salm.

snob

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n bark of a tree : s.¤ gl. suber, Sg. 64a10 . in s.¤ gl. liber , Thes. ii 48.8 , cf. 34 . See snom, snomad.