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? airchass

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adj (1 cas) very curly: ulcha . . . úrchass (imchas, erchas v.ll.), TBC-LL¹ 5175 . ulcha úrchas, LL 237b11 . ( TTr. 1528 ).

-ánach

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suffix: a Domnaill doburlúpánaig bodurgrúcánaig bodurmétlánaig 'o Domnall, dark and crooked, harsh and wrinkled, harsh and pot-bellied' EIS 148 § 40 . a phítig phaitig phíanánaig! 'you starving fellow, scrounging around bottles and bags!' 152 § 48 . a breccánaig díuit 'you foolish, freckled fellow' 155 § 53 . a Domnaill … caratgréchánaig! 'o Domnall … screaming at friends!' 148 § 40 . a ulcha gaillín … canatgréchánaig! 'you comb of a capon … screaming like a whelp!' ibid.

apstal

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Forms: abstal, abstil, abstul, abstolaib, asbal, asbal, asbhal, esbal, esbhal, absdal, eabsdal, eabhsdal, abhsdal

n o, m. (Lat. apostolus). abstal, Wb. 10c16 . abstil (g s.), 10c20 , 23a10 . abstul, Lism. L. 4605 . abstolaib, Thes. ii 247.13 ( Cambr. 38a ). Later also asbal. See esbal. See GOI § 919 . asbal asbhal esbal esbhal absdal eabsdal [eabhsdal abhsdal add. P] m., IGT Decl. § 11 . asbail (g s.) (asbhuil, v.l.): casmail, ex. 389 .

Apostle . In O. Ir. glossing Lat. apostolus, Wb. 5b17 , 10c16 , 18c1 , 18d1 , 21c5 , 25a14 ; Ml. 38c3 , 42b7 , 50d16 . condartar ainm napstil doib tre precept nimdibi dúibsi, Wb. 20c24 . apstil i tossug, 27a5 . fornét frisáibapstalu dar[m]chensa, 16b4 . uitam aeternam amal dombérthar dúnni apstalaib, 25d12 . amal dundrignis do Pól a.¤ , Ml. 128a12 . Patraicc príma.¤ Hérenn, Thes. ii 322.4 (Hy. iii). apstol .i. ab postulo ad Deum .i. tochuirim, Corm. Y 77 . rig no esbog no comarba abstail (prob. of `the twelve apostles of Ireland'), Laws v 242. 25 Comm. soillsi Críst ┐ na n-a.¤ , Trip.² 57 . hi feil a.¤ , LU 1857 . da apstal déc innsi Fáil, SG 34.35 . da apstol decc na hErenn, BNnÉ 96 § 1 . for altóir Petair apstail, Ériu ii 192 § 1 . fri harchangliu ná hapstalu, 194 § 8. Jacōb mac Ailphi cen on / ulcha fata ar in abstul, iii 196 § 11 . san domnach . . . tadbas Críst da aspulaib, 144 § 17. a absail (v s.) (: bratsain), Dán Dé xii 22 . na hasbhail (: an tann-sain) . . . uile, xv 23 . is é céid-easbal do chan / 's do thréigeasdar é an t-asbal, xx 7 . ló do ló gun asbal inn, IGT Decl. ex. 388 . do delbhoip . . . apsal, Fl. Earls 70.1 .

Cf. axal.

bocaid

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Forms: bocad, bogtha

v (1 boc)

I

(a) softens, makes soft: topur ro flíuchadh ┐ ro bocadh uili dreach ín talman moistened and softened, BB 16a12 . gur boccadh an magh mor sin fo chosaib Chéin, Hy Maine 12.11 . cutem mollit . . . .i. . . . bogaidh . . . an croiceann, 23 K 42 , 69.20 . gab picc ┐ bocc itir do meruibh hi re cois teinidh, Rosa Angl. 118.3 . in tan gabtar in fín a cainndiacht ro moir . . . bogaidh na feithi, O'Gr. Cat. 215.13. Phon. devoices : B[h]atraig. Uath bogas in beithi fil and, ar ni bi p isin Gaedilc `it is (Ogam) h that softens the b ', Auraic. 1271. bogaidh sí (sc. the letter s) .b. ┐ .d. ┐ .g. ┐ .dh. ┐ .th. roimpe, ┐ crúadhuighidh .dh. ┐ .th. na díaigh, IGT Introd. § 30.2 .

(b) moves ; shakes (trans.): dobhog ┐ domhílaithridh an taitheach é féin dochum na deabhtha sin `moved', Ériu v 182.9 . bocais in carpat imme he hurled the chariot about, TBC-LL¹ 1127. ? inti nad airoemath flaith Temrach, conocbath in carpat fris conachm[b]oceth so that he could not move it, Ériu vi 134.7 (see Mod. Lang. Notes 1943, 33 ). ra-boc ┐ ra-bertaig hí `waved and brandished it' (a spear), CRR 51. bocgais ┐ bertnaigis . . . na harmu, TBC-LL¹ 1083. boccaid immacūairt hí `twirls it about' (a crozier), BColm. 52. 13 . nara mill damsa an mill si ma bogthar hi gan ced mill ar a mbí ulcha ga mboccadh le `may this cheek be not mine own if it move' (?) (of a chief who desires more company at dinner), L. Chl. S. 32. Med. boctur an medon le neithibh bogtacha `move the bowels', Rosa Angl. 60.17 .

With refl. inf. pron. boasts : nípad ro[mór] notboctha `thou shouldst not boast overmuch', Wb. 5b32 . Plummer MS. notes suggests infl. of Lat. se iactare, but cf. constr. with moídid (maeth), moídid (a) ff., maeth.

II moves ; shakes (intrans.): (rhet.) boccit cuillte woods toss (?), LU 5486 (TBC) = b.¤ culter, TBC-I¹ 1007. ro bog ┐ ro bertnaigh coro mebatar uamanna na ccoilcech, TBC St. 107 . ro boccsat na turida ┐ na colbada . . . oc timna ceilebarta doib, BB 443a42 . bog liom-sa ! a chailín dheas `fly with me', Hard. i 216.6 .

Vn. bocad. Part. gan bheithe bogtha ( = p ?) do rádha, IGT Introd. § 1.8 .

bréc

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Forms: bréci

n ā, f. GOI § 209. falsehood, lie; deception: fabhall .i. brég, Eg. Gl. 634. is tri intleda ┐ bréic dagniat gl. callide, Ml. 28c8 . ní radat som fri sudib acht breic ┐ togais, ref. to subdola, 31a18 . 61a6 . in sacart nád b.¤ `the true priest' (of Christ), Blathm. 805. is b.¤ bríg in domain `the might of the world is a lie', Fél. Prol. 145. is b.¤ uile acht Issucán, 44.13 . conid b.¤ amlaid sin cétfaid na fairni út the interpretation . . . given by those authorities is wrong, LU 5022 in marg. ni bui do bréic in betha frecnairc cosmailius etc. in all the pomp of this world, Alex. 631. apair friu . . . co n-id b.¤ in ni ro-raidis, PH 2245. is ed a ḟir . . . ┐ is edh on a brecc the right view . . . the wrong view of it, IT iii 86 § 86. mass ar brēic atām if we are on a false track, ACL iii 241 § 4. ( Aithd. D. 70 ). irnaidi fri bréic a false expectation, TFerbe 800 . ni do brécaib a slight invention (?), exaggeration (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 104.25 . saor ó bhréig an bheatha ché `free from the deceits of this world', Dán Dé v 48 . nombeir a breig a durnn Cuculaind (sic) takes himself by guile out of C.'s hand (?), RC vi 183.19 . a mbréic falsely , BCC 353. labhras bréaga = that speaketh lies, Proverbs vi 19. brég thairngire `a lying forecast', O'Gr. Cat. 392.25. is bréag bhuan ar bhréig dhiombuain (of poetry), DDána 72.18 . lucht na mbréag scandal-mongers , Dánta Gr. 38.13 . In chevilles: ni bu breg, Blathm. 387. ní breg (: cēt), MacCarthy 434 § 5 .

Attrib. g s. lying, false; sham; fraudulent: bres bréci `a lying noise', Metr. Dinds. iv 48.15 . no-melltais na dee bréce-sin na doine, PH 1949. ulcha smeartha .i. feasog bhreige, RC xv 63.23 . galar bréige `feigned illness', Atlantis iv 118.34 . maith bhréige an bheatha `life's deceitful show', Dán Dé xxviii 40 . sgath bhrēige `a blossom that will bear no fruit' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 1293. fíadhnuisi bhréige = false witness, Mk. xiv 56. mic breice suppositious son, BCC 353. bás bréige do léigean chugat `to feign death', Keat. ii 2510 . See turbaid.

With prec. vb. and follg. prep.: nataibred cách . . . bréic immalaile gl. nolite mentiri inuicem, Wb. 27b12 . ni tartat sénsus breíc im anmin gl. ad fallendum, Thes. ii 2.33 (Acr.). sochaide ma tar[a]t bréic whom she (Findabair) played false, LL 10482 (TBC). maircc dā ttabhair an bith bréicc, KMMisc. 346.20 . immumsa rabertad in b.sa on me the trick has been played, TBC-LL² 3801 . cid do chana duit in b.¤ do imbirt form to deceive me, LU 5054 (TBC). brég do cuireadh ar Cloinn E. the C. E. were slandered, IGT Introd. 5.28 . do chur choire brēige air a false accusation, Parrth. Anma 1430. an té . . . do chuireas breug air ` slandering ', Donlevy 108.11 . ni dingen brég ar mo gelladh `I will not break my promise', Stair Erc. 680.

Compds. With nouns: bréigbhreath `an unjust judgement', Keat. iii 518. dar mbreith ór mbréigceanaibh `deceitful sins', Aithd. D. 72.2 . mar atá an bréag-chrábhadh = quod est hypocrisis ( Luc. Phars. xii 1 ), TSh. 8926. na bréig-dhealbha false images, 820 . ná déin bréigfhiaghnuisi ar neach do not bear false witness against . . ., Mac Aingil 3102 . an brēcḟine lying tribe, ZCP viii 211.7 . de . . . briathraib brec-ingill ban cendḟind Connacht of a false promise, TBC-LL¹ 4019. an bhréig-insi lér fhaoi Art beguiling isle (Éire), Studies 1921, 75 § 18 . brethem an brēclaithi / ūair a mbīa an brāth, ZCP viii 210.29 . brēclasrach borb, 211.8 . díol na mbréagrann `deceitful poems', Aithd. D. 43.9 . timoircid na brec-scela, PH 724. dorat brecṡíth dó `gave him a false peace', Trip. 46.18 . cumad bréc-thechtairecht braflaingi do berad, MR 178.6 . lá bréccthingealltoibh `by specious promises', AFM vi 1998.20 .

breó

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Forms: breö, bréo

n d, f., also m. n s. breö (disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 , bréo (monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. and fig.; very frequ. of saints, heroes, etc. in complimentary sense: inna briad gránna gl. piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 . breo .i. lasair, Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda ( Fél. April 15 ). bréo .i. teine no lasair, O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do loscud (hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina briaid adbulmōir `a huge blaze', MacCongl. 105.3 . breo taitnemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 . ro mheabhaidh na bairilledha ina naén b.¤ lasrach `burst into one blazing flame', AFM vi 2012.8 . In phr. b.¤ t(h)ulcha lit. fire on a hill-top , see 1 tulach I (b), oft. simply large fire. Of burning as punishment for unchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ): donither . . . bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin `a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note further: breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549 (taken as bró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).

Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti `a flame that baptized heathen', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii). Brigit . . . / breō órde óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv). a Stefan . . . a b.¤ náob `O Stephen . . . holy fire', Mon. Tall. 131.16 . b.¤ digla / drech curad (of Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ). mo siur mo brathair beó (sc. Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b.¤ fri cech ró, LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna `a flame of wisdom', ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān breō cin brēthir mbraisi `a glorious flame' (of a hero), Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc. Crimthann), RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `a blaze' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 1. bréo neime 'a lethal fire', BDC 132.438 (of a boulder)​. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg (to Aodh Óg), DDána 110.51 . bréo ar bhfírfheirge `the flame of our indignation', Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.) ac proceapt na mbréo (of a devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8. co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine (= Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na F.), viii 103.6 = co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu ii 186.24 .

In cheville: breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.

Compds. With nouns. slicht cen breobail `without flaw (?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna bairillibh púdair `flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 . brogsat brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix). 'na breólasair `like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . ionann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine, Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.) cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo thuair, etymol. gl. on brāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm. With adj. a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ). With verbs. ní do bhreoghoin Seon `wounded J. sorely', Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 . breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they fear as one fears fire (?) (`etymology' of Brigit), Thes. ii 325.28 . Brigit .i. breosaigit `they flame-seek', 327.18 .

caithir

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Forms: caithre, -rech, cathair, -er, caithir

n f., g s. caithre, -rech. Also cathair, -er. For g s. caithir, see Eachtra Uill. 4012 below. hair (except that of the head), body-hair: findfad . . . no c.¤, no fesoc, Laws iii 354.8 Comm. caidi deithbir . . . itir c.¤, ┐ i bail ita lomrad (sic leg.), Laws iii 354.1 = in baile ata, O'D. 1964 ( Eg. 90.8 1a ). ulcha deghgablanach . . . co corrán a chaithrech, Acall. 3642 v.l. hua chind a chaithre co clár a hochta, ZCP iii 3.16 v.l. tuidecht ar ceand in gillai cen ulcha cen caither `the unripe beardless youth', Ériu i 116 § 5 . lomortar a caither frithrosc, Harl. 5280, 67 cited Meyer Contribb. s.v. cather. i cathair a ruisc `lashes', Laws iii 354.7 Comm. caoin a ch.¤ ┐ a chaoimhfhionnfaidh (of wolf's fur), Eachtra Uill. 4012 .

In legal phrases in metonomy adult : screpul cach ṡróna; uṅga gach cathri (`seat'), RC xiv 430 § 56 ( cacha cathri, LL 13005 ) = cacha caithre, 434 § 56 . screapal gacha caithreach, SG 87.33 . sgreball caethrech edir mnai ┐ fir, Hy Maine 80.6 (`ovine', n. ib.). See under caithrech.

2 calad

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c.¤ .i. crúaidh, O'Dav. 431 , Metr. Gl. D 13 , O'Curry 963 (H 3.18 p. 415), Lec. Gl. 110 , O'Cl. caladh .i. gand, Stowe Gl. 257 .

adj I o, ā

(a) Of persons hard, stingy : nídat calaid (of saints), Fél. Jan. 17 . nīrbu ch.¤ cessachtach `not hard, penurious', Thes. ii 328.2 ( Hy. v 8 ) glossed nir bu gand. cailte dígbála grudging of expenditure (of women), Tec. Corm. 16.12 . ana la fer c.¤ (one of three wealths in barren places), Triads 147 . C. ch.¤ ¤ the strong, Metr. Dinds. iii 350.41 .

(b) Other applications: i croich calaid, Fél. Aug. 17 . iar cath ch.¤ , Fél. Apr. 2 . paiss Panchrati c.¤ , Fél. Dec. 1 . ba c.¤ a chlaideb, LL 30731 . fóa cruib calath (of horse), LU 8662 ( FB 49 ). in chéis ch.¤ `sturdy sow', Metr. Dinds. iii 438.19 . la Conaind co curp ch.¤ , LL 732 . in temen, in chiar chálad (: alad) (of wind), SR 62 . mor cet ceol c.¤ cen cleith precise(?) music, 1027 . a chursoin na ndūar gcaladh (.i. a sáoi na focal crūaidh), ZCP v 488 § 6 (B. na f.).

Adv. ra gæt Mend féin c.¤ (co mór, St.), TBC-LL¹ 4535 ( TBC-I¹ 2904 ). eirig a bean, fég c.¤ (: marad) `go woman, look close', Ériu v 38.17 . In chevilles: réim c.¤ , Fél. Prol. 107 . seol c.¤ `hard course', 43 .

II As subst. o: dar cend calaid cech céte `despite the hardship of every path', Metr. Dinds. iii 72.79 . issin ch.¤ irrabe strait(?), TBC-LL¹ 4457 (`Bucht'). ni beirend a caladh `he does not bear its severity', Laws ii 256.23 Comm. innecht a mathair cen ch.¤ (quasi-adj. phrase), LL 16973 . Gramm. fe a airchill calaid `theft of a hard' (i.e. consonant; of noun fer), Auraic. 1804 . be a airichil calaid (of noun ben), 1850 . Prov. coibsech cach c.¤ , ACL iii 229.116 . See 1 calad.

Compds. With nouns: garbscíath . . . co m-bil chaladargit, TBC-LL¹ 4602 . ¤bolg, name of special sword (We. Caledfwlch. See O'Rahilly, EIHM 68 - 71 ): mochen c. claideb Leite, TBC-LL¹ 5960 ( caladcolc, TBC-I¹ 3563 ). tuc F. a da láim ar in c., 6004 . In general sense: ratūaslaicit . . . assa n-intigib caladbuilc chrúadgera death-dealing swords, LL 32518 ( TTr. 1716 ). trí glanscéith . . . co caladbúaltib finnuma, MU² 609 `hard boss', Gloss. dubscíath co calathbúali findruni fair, LU 6297 (TBC). C. caladchnes (cadat cnes, v.l.) calma, Metr. Dinds. iii 88 6 . ¤cholc, see -caladbolg, -gleo. In name of episode of Táin: Caladgleo Cethirn, TBC-LL¹ 4457 . tar caladhlaighnibh, IT iii 91.y (Laigin). do chlar caladhmhide, 22 (Mide). ceoil in caladhmhuighe, ib. dolu[i]d do cuirr Calathnit `Strong Nest' (n. loc.), Otia ii 82 § 6 . cath i Calitros, RC xvii 205.3 (Tig.). damdabach na caladsciath, TTr.² 892 .

With adjj. (incl. adjj. formed from nouns): sciath caladbuailtech, Acall. 5893 v.l. nibu cala[d-]ceimneach (of a horse), O'Curry 1863 ( 23 P 3, 20a ). batar cruindbega caladgela na dí glún white and firm, BDD² 30 . cromscíath caladgér hard-edged, TTr.² 1002 . a ulcha gaill in dedbudanaigh . . . caladhgriantragthaigh, IT iii 98.25 ; 'hard and dried up like gravel' EIS 149 § 40 .

1 cana

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Forms: -o, chano, chanand, cana, -ach, can, canu

n m. n s. also -o. Inflection varies. Orig. appar. nt, see GOI 208 , Wortk. 231 (`nomen agentis auf -ont' from `canaid'). Later (?) also n and d. Uninflected throughout SCano (see xviii and cf. g s. in chano , LB 241a65 = chanand, 66 ). cana f., g s. -ach, IGT Decl. § 193 . Perh. (orig. ?) two distinct words in senses (a) and (b).

(a) cub, whelp : cano .i. cuilen mic tíre, O'Dav. 529 .i. is uada ata fotha canainde, F. c.¤ .i. cuilén, O'Cl. caitin, cailech, c.¤ , Laws v 472.30 .i. cuilen cen gnim, z Comm. ina comrith canannaib .i. an tan bis a comrith cum na cuilén, O'Curry 2511 ( Eg. 88, 42(43)a ). ? Cf. li dathpill / doss duilleach / dealbh canann, IT iii 96 § 153 . Transfd. of youthful warrior: maicne Echoch . . . / im Niall, im chanaid Cairne `including Niall, Cairenn's wolfwhelp', RC xxiv 184.z = chanaind, LL 19432 . díon ó gCuinn . . . / ar chanaidh fhuinn Teamhra tá (: cabhair) `whelp', Magauran 1418 . do chanaidh Mhuaidhe 1495 .

(b) poet of fourth grade (`Sänger', Heldensage 69 ): se gradha filed . . . .i. fochloc, macfuir[m]ed, doss, c.¤, clí, anradh, ollamh, IT iii 97.1 . cuairt retha canat (canait, v.l.), 31.18 taken as g s. Wortk. 231 . secht ngraid filed . . . cano, cli, anruth, ollum, Laws v 26.25 . Ériu xiii 32.11 . Laws iv 356.y . can, O'Mulc. 537 . canu, Laws ii 154.1 Comm. ard conn canad dicain emain . . . is ard in codnetu dono canuit, O'Dav. 1073 . c.¤ nomen graid filed .i. caintid, ar nī a[i]rchan cōrus a cherdae fīad rīghaib, Corm. Y 276 . sesca la cana (i.e. stories), Laws i 44.z . ni hārmiter na fosceóil acht do chethri grádaib . . . .i. ollam, anrath, cli ┐ cano, LL 24920 . in cano .i. cethra ba a eniclann, Laws v 66.17 Comm. seissiur du canait . . . / for cach feacht feili feithith, Auraic. 2239 . secht seoid do canaid, Laws v 66.1 . sē bā do c[h]lī . . . / a ceathair don c[h]āemc[h]anaid (: anait), ZCP ix 172.3 . glamh in chanad arin mnai, glamh in chli arín mac, IT iii 91.15 . dlighidh c.¤ cethrama gaoise, Ériu xiii 22.24 .

(c) chanter (Sages, Saints and Storytellers 27 § 13 ) ainm in chanand, ZCP iii 224 § 12 .

As n.pr.: ráith Chanand, Metr. Dinds. iv 156.143 . Scéla Cano, Anecd. i 1 ff. = SCano. grad C. is Créidi, LL 17155 . iugulatio Conamlo mic Canonn, AU i 154.3 . da coin Canann ciúil, Metr. Dinds. iii 122.41 . Cano Gall, CRR 8 .

Compd.: a ulcha gaill in dedbudanaig . . . canadgrecanaigh, IT iii 98 § 160 ; 'screaming like a whelp!' EIS 149 § 40 .

Cf. ca(u)nna.

1 cas

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Forms: casbairn

adj o, ā

(a) Of hair curly, hence of persons curly-haired: noí monga cráebacha cassa, LU 7633 (BDD). do barr bude brass / ba cass (of Fer Diad), TBC-LL¹ 4071 . trí dondḟuilt chasa, BDD² 938 . Cormac c.¤ , Fing. R. 731 . at casa finna a forḟuilt (of household of Créide), Acall. 797 . gilla[n]rad chass crodund, RC xiv 412.w . folt na n-órchlann . . . gc.¤ , DDána 49.3 . re scéimh a slat-chúil chais, Keat. Poems 73 . Of animals curly-haired, -furred: c.¤ a graig, Ériu xvi 160 § 6 . masat cethrai cornaig cais, MU² 480 . Of trees etc. twisted, tangled: trí chrann c.¤ , BS 74.6 . in caill cais, Metr. Dinds. i 2.19 . Of terrain, mountains etc. of dense vegetation(?); somet. translated steep: hi Cruachain cais, Metr. Dinds. iii 464.61 . don thslēibh ch.¤ `steep', SGS iv 62 § 15 . i cath Dromma caiss Corcáin, Arch. Hib. ii 93 § 16 . re slis Locha Cuilidh cais `precipitous', Celt. Rev. iv 218.16 . Of sea, rivers etc. eddying (?): cossin Commor cuscle cass, LL 964 . sruth cithmhear c.¤ , `winding', Aithd. D. 61.16 . tar cholbhadhaibh casa . . . na g-cuan, ML 46.28 . do thomhais fhionnmhuir gcais gcoptha, Magauran 1283 .

Other applications: brat c.¤ corcra woven, BDD² 959 . t'eascaoin is c.¤ (to a cloak), Hackett² xxxii 11 . ilar na cúach, na cód cass elaborate(?), SR 4357 . cass cor cuirther guth in luin, IT iii 19 § 53 `lively', Murphy Lyrics 6 . casa ┐ . . . remra . . . amal cholamna (of serpents), Alex. 720 . ara cuirr chais `on its curved prow' (of naval vessel), Caithr. CC 75 . cechaing Eochaid don chath chass `serried battle', Metr. Dinds. iv 46.61 . atāi co rind recni chaiss intricate(?) (of metre), ZCP xi 110 § 34 (leg. chass: mass). i bfroighidh úir chais an chluidh (of a castle), DDána 119.3 . san léibheann ch.¤ chlár, 10 .

(b) In more abstract senses. Of persons: Créidne in cerd cass skilled, LL 1344 . a choccaráin cais `intelligent', Cog. 102.21 . for a cleircib craibdech cais / for a n-occlachaibh ernmais, Anecd. ii 33.w . co Clíodhna cais, Cog. 138.16 . dias fhoirbhthe, choinntinneach, ch.¤ , Tribes of Irel. 82.11 . clú cass (chev.), SR 7663 . ní crodh c.¤ (of dowry), Acall. 818 . ba hé in gnim cass perverse, SR 5973 . co ceird chaiss intricate, RC xx 136.21 .

Adv. is cass rotibe a gen / indiu fri bile Torten, Bruchst. 92 . na celid co cass, LL 29042 . seinn co cass é .i. co lúath, Cóir Anm. 165 (Cormac Cás). do chuirdís comhlonn go c.¤ ` ingeniously (?)', Keat. i 210.13 . an gaoth go garbh gclórach gc.¤ ` steeply ', Rel. Celt. ii 250.17 .

Equat. co muing órbuidhe . . . caissidir carra mennc[h]rot, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 94.7 ). caisithir casnaide a chul, Auraic. 3499 . caisighthir [sn]as snāth (leg. casnath?) a chūil, ZCP xiii 169.16 . cassithir rethe copad, LU 7252 ( BDD 91 ). caisidir, 7328 (97).

Compar. ní bo chaise a chur 'na laige `the quicker was he laid in grave'(?), Metr. Dinds. iv 112.66 . caissi rētaibh, ZCP viii 197.19 . do ṡil glaisi a gormtholaigh / nach caisi idh urchumhail, IGT Decl. ex. 746 .

(c) As subst. o, m.: in cass donn the curly-haired one (of Christ), Ériu iv 118 § 34 . imdha a tigh c.¤ a cuibhrech / ní ḟuil glas gan dá gheimhlech knot, IGT Decl. ex. 803 . As n. pr. m. concicher C.¤ cluiche maith, Ériu xx 194 § 15 . C.¤ Clothach, Cóir Anm. 9 .

Compds. With nouns: casanfadh in mormara ` whirling storm ', CCath. 791 . ¤bairdne name of a (type of) metre, see IT iii 11 §§ 15ff. casbairdni ┐ duanbairdni, 6.17 . Also casbairn f., IGT Decl. § 13 . ní ḟuil co casbairn chinn truim / rem lind glasnaidm ó ngébuinn, ex. 623 . trí chét ban do chasbanntracht calma na cichloiscthi, Alex. 519 . mo chasbraid go bhfóire (to Christ), DDána 51.8 . tricha cas brat `napped cloaks', Leb. Cert. 64.9 . aon don chasbhuidhin maisdín uaibhreach uilc, Hackett² lxv 5 . buinne faebrach .i. casbuin[n]e, O'Dav. 272 . tria caschairchidh (?leg. -chige), O'Curry 2164 `the quality of having curly hair', Plummer MS. notes. Conghal caisChinn mhóir Mhaghair, DDána 113.14 . fer co c. cluimh `with wreathed hair', CCath. 7 . ag crathudh gach caschroinn, Magauran 3424 . casdraigen . . . ūas clethi . . . cacha suind `thorns', MacCongl. 87.14 . ag cais-fhilleadh ar na coiribh, TSh. 8108 . dremhan an caisgen tibhes, Fianaig. 16.12 `hateful laugh' (see 1 cais). ag caisfhidh Dúin `knotty wood', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 160.12 . ag cais-iompódh ar a gceanaibh, TSh. 7949 . fail and cassleni Senaig, LL 370b39 = casol Senaich, Arch. Hib. iv 206 § 11 . bratt derg fa chaslaí, TBC-LL² 4519 = fuan brecdercc fo casloi, TBC St. 4430 `curly wool', Gloss. casla .i. casló .i. olann ch., O'Cl. nochathed caslus calaid, Rawl. 76b50 . casmhaide dóighte `burnt-up cross stick', O'Rah. 78.116 . greit cnōsaig tre casrub[a] `raschen Schlag(?)', ZCP xiii 276.12 . In n. pr.: mac Lugdach meic Casrubai, LU 5698 . cona cassnaithchib caiti twisted threads, CCath. 5208 . See casnad, casnaide. casulcha foda . . . fair (of Christ), RC viii 362.10 .

With adjj. in dvandva compds.: barr casbláith mar chorcair, IGT Decl. ex. 641 . folt casbude fair, LU 6294 (TBC). int ech aile ┐ sé casmongach caschǽl, TBC-I¹ 1977 . caschōel, 2559 (cos- ?). brat caschorcra, LU 7324 (BDD). lenna casdercca, TBC-LL¹ 5534 . Caireand Casdub, RC xxiv 190.6 . Clidna cennfínd casetrocht, BB 374a30 = chnessétrocht, Metr. Dinds. iii 210.20 . In n. pr. m. Casmael, LL 1112 . C. cas-mer, Metr. Dinds. iv 122.6 . robo chassūr crann a gae, Rawl. 77a23 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: hua Cuind cassherlaich curly-locked, Fing. R. 668 . dá ech . . . cassmongaig casschairchig, LU 8594 `manes and tails curled' (Henderson), FB 45 . Casciabach, .i. rechtaire in rig, MR 22.7 . moṅg casdrumnech barrbuide wavy and curly, IT iii 472.121 . ulcha crutach casdualach (of Hector), BB 427a34 . cendard cassetnach (étan), IT iii 246.80 . E. . . . mac Ailella Casfiaclaich, Corp. Gen. 129.28 . bratt caslongach corcra (cf. 2 longach), ZCP xiii 170.33 . corn-ḟolt caslonnrach, Abbott-Gwynn p. 335 . mor ceand caistrillsech with curly tresses, Alex. 133 .

? docamḟolang casbhuarote (: nglasḟuarote), IT iii 92 § 139 .

? combrasul

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n (cf. 1 bresal?): for droch raith . . . bes c.¤ .i. as bras oc sithladh urlabra triana ulcha , O'Curry 2488 ( Eg. 88, 39 (40)d ).

corrán

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Forms: carrán

n o, m. (1 corr) carrán, TSh. 2642 . hook, staple, hooked instrument: baic ┐ corrānu (fixed to ropes), MacCongl. 63.27 . corrána iarnaidhi ` grappling-irons ', CCath. 1437 . ras tarraiṅg da corránaib fastenings (a statue), LL 31773 (TTr.). no léiccedh a dhi osccaill ar na corránaib ` staples ', Mart. Don. 318.3 = dá bhacán, 2 (a form of asceticism), whence secht mbliadna ar a chorránuibh / gan a thuinnsiomh re talmain, ZCP i 64. 68 . día corránaibh íarnoighe hinge-hooks , Duan. F. i 29.17 (see Gloss.) ( baccānaib, RC vii 296 ). rug leis . . . / an chomhla da corránaibh `hinges', Celtica ii 183 § 95 . ? la corran ind again (aigin, v.l. see 1 aigen), ZCP iii 222.18 . Of parts of the body : bit tinnes mor ┐ truimidecht fo corranaib a leas ┐ na sliastaib ┐ na luirgnib, Irish Texts v 28z . hi ccomrac chorráin a gheill ┐ uachtar a bhraghat the angle of his jaw, AFM vi 2114.25 . ulcha . . . co corran a caithrech, Acall. 3642 v.l. dia corran glaisḟiacla set of . . . teeth, RC xxiv 196 § 11 . Of edged or pointed weapons: corrān īaroinn (on end of pole), Cáin Ad. 3 , cf. Fél.² cxlvi y . in ḟagha fogablach . . . corrana ar cach taeb, Acall. 6985 . for corranaib na saighte ` barbs ', CCath. 3664 . dá c.¤ chrithir chais corner, point (?) (of a shield), ITS v 116.25 . Reaping-hook, sickle : corran ia[i]rn . . . corran buana eidainn gl. croman, Laws i 140.6 Comm. a gcorráin cama, DDána p. 382.27 go n-iomat speal, ┐ c.¤ , AFM vi 2186.20 . le corránuibh beárrtha = with pruning hooks, Isaiah xviii 5 . Metr. corran forraín (metre with extra line after each couplet of deibide), IT iii 69 § 17 (see corránach).

Compds.: co mbidh corranbac in sceith for araile (of shields pressed tightly together), CCath. 4874 . tria chairrgibh . . . corrainghéra sharply angled, Hugh Roe² 206.22 .

cúar

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adj o, ā curved, bent, crooked : c.¤ .i. cam, O'Cl. Met. Gl. 17 § 44 .

(a) Of weapons, implements: ras tarraing da corránaib crúaidi cuara cromṡrona (of spear of Saturn), LL 31773 ( TTr. 962 ). glēs a hindeón comdad c.¤ `of . . . bent anvils', Hail Brigit 9 ( LL 7180 ).

(b) Of physical features and attributes of humans, etc. a asnada cuara curata `curved . . . ribs', TTebe 1017 . leccu chūar `eine schiefe Backe', Bruchst. 64 ( IT iii 82 § 64 ). nār cuar rus . . . (rhet.), Ériu ii 28 § 11 . beara (.i. lāmha) . . . is cūar (.i. cumang) crobh (.i. glac) (B. na f.), ZCP v 484 § 6 . Of natural feature: forin chnuc c.¤ `on the swelling hill', Metr. Dinds. iv 184, Benn Codail 7. Of an ailment: crithgalar cuar, Ériu xviii 72 § 65 .

(c) As subst. in phr. c.¤ cummaisc twisted mass; mixum gatherum; something scattered about (cf. cáer): c.¤ cumaisg .i. ní fa gcuairt no cruinn, O'Cl. doróine cuar-cumuisc don muir (of ships in battle), CCath. 1967 . carracc . . . doníth cuarcumaisc iter ḟeóil ┐ cnaim do cech corp cusa roisedh `a perverse mingling', 1860 . go ndéinid brúirech ┐ cuar commbuaidheartha cumaisg dhíobh, TSh. 6697 .

As n. pr. the Crooked (One): C.¤ , LL 21620 (taken as adj. c.¤ ` crooked ', Met. Dinds. Gloss.). Suibhe mac Colmain Cuaír, BCC 354 (380.20) . ? cless Caitt ┐ cless Cuair, Ériu iv 30.8 ( LL 12543 ) Cuar, RC xi 448.77 . cles Cúair, LU 8442 ( FB2 § 30) ; see cúar. In n. loc. oc Dún Chuair, Metr. Dinds. iv 316.1 .

Compds. With nouns. ic cassadcengal a cuarbel im certmedon da sliasat inn airdrigh `circular openings' (of greaves), CCath. 5210 . croimsgiath, no cuairsgíath .i. sgiath cham, O'Cl. cúarscéith chredumai foraib, LU 7087 `curved, or round (?), shields', BDD² Gloss . sleg cuarrind, YBL 41b15 . an nuimhear . . . nár shatail i gcuairshlighthibh `never trod crooked ways', Ó Bruad. iii 170.5 . With adj. and adj. derived from noun: gusan ccael ccuarchumhang (strait of a lake) `curving and narrow' (Gloss.), Hugh Roe² 30.24 . a ulcha gaill in dedbudanaigh cuarlubanaigh with curling loops, IT iii 98 § 160 .

In other compds. With noun and vb. a chromchuarcholtur co lecain camaill `his crooked, bent coulter', etc. (of Samson), Ériu v 156.201 . ? rochiarchuar crapcremsetar, IT iii 102.2 (§ 184) .

3 de

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Forms: de, de

pron ( dé, SCC § 8 , § 33 . FB § 73 . LU 44 a 15 . Laws i 294. 29 ) of the two, in connection with interrogative and dual pronouns; in Mid.-Ir. gradually replaced by díb. Identical with the preposition (opp. Stokes Bezz. Beitr. ix 89 ); as the dat. dual never differs from the d pl., de probably includes no suffixed pronoun. cia de: coartor autem e duobus .i. ciade dogega which of them (the two) I shall choose Wb. 23 b 33 . nochan fes cia de dodellui araill .i. nochan fes cia díb asa helodh leiges ria chéile, O'Dav. s.v. dellui . cia de is mó...aer nó in talam, SR 7925 . cechtarde, cechtar de, later cechtarda each of the two, either of the two, both . cach la sel dún for imrádud Dé in sel aile for precept. ar seirc Dæ dogniam cechtarde, Wb. 15 d 9 . cosc for cechtarde, ib. 19 c 21 . briathra áildi la cechtar de fri alaile ┐ menmae togáise calleic la cechtar de, Ml. 31 a 24 . in alterutroque .i. la cechtar de, ib. 31 b 3 b . mutuo fallantur et fallant .i. cechtar de alaile, ib. 31 b 4 . hi cechtar de, 39 b 2 . huare rombí cechtar de sech alaill, Sg. 29 b 18 . cosmilius fri cechtar de, ib. 188 b 5 . cechtar dé, LU 44 a 15 . oc cechtar de, Laws i 44. 12 . i cechtar de in each case ib. 94. 23 . for cechtar de, 116. 7 ; 146. 5 f.b. (either of the two). slán a cechtur de safe from both, ib. ii 60. 21 . do cechtair (sic) de, ib. 164. 21 . c. de, TTr.² 499 , &c.—de in enclisis gradually lost its force as an independent word, until about the middle of the 9th century it was confused with the adjective suffix -de and inflected as a stem in -io, d becoming broad after the preceding r. For cechtar de cechtar díb or cechtardae díb now became more usual. utrumque luminare .i. in lésbaire cechtar dae se .i. sol ┐ luna each of these two luminaries, both these l. Ml. 121 c 23 . utraque: ithe inso inna cechtardai these are the two (things) ib. 122 c 9 (n pl. n.; the corresponding sing. PH 7974 : ó dogéna Dia in cechtarda sin). alternos inter se sonos uidentur confundere .i. fogur cechtar de ar alaliu, Sg. 4 a 8 . ithé sidi nad techtat innairdegnúsigud cechtar de that do not possess either signification ib. 77 a 6 . araill dona longaibh cechtardhaibh some of the ships on each side CCath. 1967 . in eclais cechtarda, PH p. 574 (of the two churches, the earthly and heavenly). Followed by gen.: sé sgripuill cechtarde in dá oidche for each of the two nights Laws ii 134. 1 . Ísu do ṡuide for cechtarde na dá ech, PH 4458 . —cechtardæ díb: trian ó cechtur de dibsium a third from each of these Laws ii 144. 23 . ulcha fota for cechtarde díb, PH 3094 . dá cét con ac cechtar de díb, Acall. 2636 . ib. 6906 .—nechtarde, nechtar de, later nechtarda either of the two, after negation neither : ni rubi nechtar de cen alaill neither of them can be without the other Wb. 11 c 17 . ní lour less nechtar de mani bet a ndiis, Ml. 35 d 24 . nechtarde, Sg. 37 b 19 . nechtar de, 173 b 6 . nechtar dæ, Ml. 42 b 2 . Followed by a ndiis, ib. 14 c 4 . nechtardae díb: nechtarde díb, Laws ii 406.26 Comm. , corresponding to the nechtar nae in the main text. muna fuil nechtar de díb and, ib. iii 210. 17 . munob dána (sic leg.) re nechtarde díb, ib. v 328. 2 f.b. nechtar de díb, TBC-LL¹ 3720 . —nech de: aire nislaimed nech de: acht Nechtain sa deogbaire, LL 191 b 34 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 30. 49 ); seems = nech díb (Gwynn).—indala de (indara de)...alaile (araile, a chéile) one of the two...the other, corresponding to the indala nái of the Glosses. ma tá ceann in dara de ag tiachtuin fui (sc. in cunnrud) if the chief of one party is for impugning it Laws ii 292. 8 f.b. dliged tabartha dilsis in ara de ┐ dliged fríthe dilsidis araile, ib. v 336. 5 f.b. indara de...a chéli (not voc.), TTr.² 1767 . Laws ii 342. 17 .

dé-gablach

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adj o-ā. Two-forked. n s. f. ulcha degablach LL 97 a 26 ( TBC-LL¹ 5175 ). ib. 97 b 9 . ulcha degablach findchael fair, ib. 265 b 49 . Cf. dé-gablánach.

dé-gablánach

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adj o-ā, two-forked ulcha degablánach, TBC-LL¹ 5175 ( p. 735 n. 6 ; degablanach, Lec.). ulcha dhonnruadh dheaghghabhlanach, ITS v 14. 18 . Cf. dé-gablach.

detbudánach

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adj smoky : a ulcha gaillín detbudánaig cúarlúpánaig 'you comb of a capon, smoky-coloured, bent and crooked' EIS 148 § 40 . Cf. detfadach, detbudach.

2 dobrach

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adj o,ā (2 dobur) moist: d.¤ .i. fliuchaide ut est fer Muman a nduain an merligh: Ulcha d.¤ i ndomnach, Corm. Y 496 .

1 donn

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Forms: Donnfiach

o,ā adj. denoting colour; oft. prefixed to subst.

(a) Generally dun, brown, apparently a light brown inclining to yellow or red: buidi nó donna gl. cerea pruna `wax-coloured', Sg. 61b10 . Of animals: ar ech nd.¤ chestnut (?), Ardm. 17b1 ( Thes. ii 240.1 ). ar druim ech ṅdond, MU² 442 . d'echaib donda, Leb. Cert. 38.3 . graig corcordond roan (?), LU 3693 ( SCC § 33 ). dam dond tawny, fawn-coloured , CRR § 4 . cronán dhaimh dhuinn, BS 58.16 . dond-leo, SR 3279 . Dond Cualnge the brown bull of C., TBC-LL¹ 90 , etc. drúi d.¤ (the wren), K. and H. § 26 .

Of clothing, etc.: bratt dond, TBC-LL¹ 1715 . ediudh dearg ┐ glas ┐ dond do macuiph airiuch, Laws ii 146.12 Comm. donna a mbruit, glasa a ngleanna (signs of prosperity), 3 C 12, 163.18 . Of leather: rogabastár a dond-uathróic ndondlethair, TBC-I¹ 1908 , cf. MU² 644 .

Of hair, complexion, etc.: folt d.¤ craebach, TBC-I¹ 1156 . folt dond temin dark brown , TBC-LL¹ 5245 . tri dondfuilt . . . tri dondberrtha, BDD § 95 . a deirg donn-abraid with brown eyebrows, Hy Fiach. 286.6 . gilla dond álaind, TBC-LL¹ 1715 . trí dond-fir móra, BDD § 94 . mná donda, Leb. Cert. 72.5 . dond-chorp, Metr. Dinds. iii 192 . fád' dhreich nduind, Hy Fiach. 290.17 . dond-ainech (sobriquet), ZCP xii 237 § 62 . a chorrghlac nd.¤ ` taperpink (?) hands', O'Gr. Cat. 452.7 . ina dhorn doinningnech, SG 340.12 . bos . . . dhoinningnedh, Rel. Celt. ii 242.28 . donnshúileach hazel-eyed (?), Ó Bruad. ii 58.11 . an déidgheal d.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 6 ( bright? cf. 2 donn).

Of natural objects: Dabull na ndond-bile, Trip. 536.11 . durchain donna `dun oaklets', K. and H. § 22 . droigin duind, § 19 . mess ar a dairgibh donnuibh, Acall. 343 . a ccrích Uisnigh iob[h]ardhuinn, 3 C 12, 258.1 . dercain donna, BS 22.21 . cnuas go mbláosgaibh donna, KMMisc. 174 § 28 .

Of things made of wood: [dabcha] donna ar lí dergiubair, SG 238.31 . dabcha donna, 245.5 . Hence donndabach (humorous epithet of a dáilem or butler ), Triads 231 . a ccomhraidh dhuinn, KMMisc. 356.19 . a dhonn bhionnfhoclach (a harp), 3 C 12, 15.11 .

Of weapons, esp. shields: scíath dond telbude, FB § 47 . dond-sciath, TBC-I¹ 2044 . ámdabach da sciathaib donna, Acall. 4419 . in Donn-chraebach (name of a shield), 6074 . gu mbroin ndoinnsciath ndeallradtach, Marco P. 62 . do bhocóidibh duinnsgíath, ML 128.17 . dondbocoit liæth (a kind of shield?), TBC-I¹ 3304 . dondcathbhar[r] dergóir, Ériu iii 170 § 28 .

Of clay, earth: isin chriaidh duind, IGT Decl. ex. 948 . Hence oft. of the earth: cen siriud in domain duind, LU 3546 ( SCC § 29 ). rí rodelb dreich domuin duinn, SR 2637 . os íath domuin duind, Ériu vii 2.15 . Of a district: a nAicia nduind Achaia, Lec. 540a26 .

Of water: ós do lind duind, Metr. Dinds. ii 10.11 . co Duibhlind nduind, Leb. Cert. 38.16 . ó Shionainn mbreac-dhuinn, 3 C 13, 674.15 . a ghéis doinn-easa Danann, O'Gr. Cat. 404 n.

Of fire: donn-bhrat luisne `red sheet of flame', O'Gr. Cat. 452.7 . 'na doighir dhuinn, Content. xxi 2 . meirgeda donna mar dhaigh, MR 228.11 .

Of blood or blood-stained objects: bunne dondfhola, TBC-LL¹ 2623 . a ucht gur dearg da dondfhuil, ZCP viii 231 § 27 . folcadh ndondbhraon (i.e. of drops of blood), O'Gr. Cat. 486.37 . a chraobh dhonn (of the Cross), A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiii 5 . crú a dann-ghlac of his blood-stained hands, 7 . tar nimh . . . na mbear nd.¤ (of nails of Crucifixion), xxxiv 11 . Hence fig. of tears: ar óigh na ndéar nd.¤ , viii 6 . na frasa donn-ruad déor, 3 C 12, 361.15 . mo dhéara as comhdh.¤ dot chaoi sad (?), 3 C 13, 850.3 . Cf. similar use of derg.

(b) dun, dark, sad-coloured (?): niger nó d.¤ , Thes. ii 236.37 . Hence as epithet of Devil: m'anum do pīenadh la d.¤ , Fianaig. 16 § 48 . Cf. the n.pr. f. Donnfiach under Donn. Fig.: ronfuabair dia dardain duind `on dark Thursday', Ériu v 246.5 . díth for doenib a dond-sluaigh, LL 212a7 (2 donn?). Cf. donn-amarc .i. droch-amharc a bad aspect, a fascinating look , P. O'C.

In compds., common to modify a follg. adj. of colour. ¤bán brownish white, light brown or yellowish (?): braisech dondbán, MacCongl. 69.3 . do bhocóidibh donnbhána, ML 128 . 16 . Of persons: Drothoib donnban sallow, pallid (?), Gorm. March 10 . ¤buide: folt dondbuide golden brown , TBC-LL¹ 5206 . ar an talmain donnbuide, BColm. 80.1 . dar mag ndondbuide, LL 212b26 . ¤chíar: ulcha dondchíar dark brown (?), MU² 587 . ¤chorcra: dond-sciath dondchorcra, TBC-I¹ 2044 ; Acall. 873 . ulcha dondchorcra, MU² 565 . ¤derg: léne donderg, TBC-LL¹ 5188 . dorigne doighir doinnderg, SG 310.1 . gach fuil inmolta dligid beth a ndath donnderg (colour of healthy blood), 23 F 19, 7rb37 . ¤gel: Daniel dondghel, Gorm. Feb. 18 (cf. ¤bán). ¤rúad: 'na doighir donnruadh, ML 64.28 . doiredha donn-rúada, Fianaig. 88.2 .

With other adjj.: conart . . . ina ndairib dond-garba, Metr. Dinds. iii 304 . dom dos donnbhailc degh-daire, LL 385c13 . rí na ndúni ndond-bladach, 149b12 (2 donn?). fōt druchtach dondscathach (= dond-scothach?), ACL iii 238 § 5 . fán súil nglais ndonn-abhraigh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 2 . With nouns: ¤roid reddish-brown dye EIF 648 : coig .i. derg, ut est doformaig donn roigh ceathraime, doformad coig trian, CIH iv 1485.42 .

2 dúalach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 dúalach or dil.ie/18955

 

adj (2 dúal) having locks or tresses; in tresses . Of persons: maic Deirg dúalaig druin, Metr. Dinds. iii 228 . Nadbuidb Duibdega dualaig, Rawl. 83a50 . ar an droing d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 416 . Of animals: ech d.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 3380 . dá ech . . . dúalaich, FB § 45 . áireamh scuaine d.¤ dhamh `hairy oxen-droves', Ó Bruad. ii 20 . Of hair, etc.: folt buide . . . is é d.¤ digrais deglebur, LL 237b9 . folt d.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1817 , 5206 ; FB § 45 . ulcha d.¤ , TBC-I¹ 2335 . tabraid-se fighe cethard.¤ ar bar bfolt plait your hair in four strands, SG 274 . Other applications: da n-all ndualcha fringed (?), pleated (?), FB § 45 . luiriuch dluith drolach d.¤ degfigthe (of a pleated or woven corslet?), CCath. 4677 . rogab a luirig snithi . . . ndualaich, TTebe 1488 . céad sgiath d.¤ ` cunningly-wrought ', Ériu i 24 . sgiath d.¤ , Rel. Celt. i 134 . coire dron derg-d.¤ , SG 371 (of an interlaced ornamental pattern?).

Other doubtful cases: treabh na n-aolchloch ndruineach ndualaidh (ndualach, v.l.) `of white forts leaf-embroidered', Ó Bruad. i 118 . i n-inis dualaig Dornghlais, LL 150b36 ( SG 335 ). blath gach cuill um iarnóin fionndhualaigh, 3 C 13, 676.3 . Maelruanaid . . . archiṅg dorair ṅdualaig, LL 37c9 . See dodúalaig, tredúalach.

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