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1 ab

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Forms: aub, oub, ob, abh, abinn, abuind, abainn, abae, haba, abhai, aibne, aibne, aibni, aibnib, aba, abann, abhann, haband, habhana, abuindaib, aband

n n, f. (see GOI § 333 ). n s. aub, LL 1638 . ind oub , Thes. ii 340.5 (Hy. v). ind ob . Trip.² 3016 . abh, CS 6.24 . a d s. fri abinn , Thes. ii 242.3 . isin n-abuind , Trip.² 1635 . dind abainn , 1723 . g s. abae, Ml. 78b4 , Thes. ii 275.28 . na haba (:Banna), Metr. Dinds. iii 34.19 . abhai, K. and H. 29 . n p. aibne, LL 2033 . a p. aibne, LU 2214 . g p. aibni, LL 575 . d p. in aibnib , Ml. 81c3 . Later forms: n s. aba , Otia ii 87 § 8 . ind abann , Trip.² 1721 . a d s. abhann, Content. vi 69 . g s. na haband , TBFr. 211 . na habhana , Cín Lae Ó Meall. 29.12 . d p. abuindaib, RC xii 344 § 39 . aband f., IGT Decl. § 183 .

River: is ob cach etrice ān/ ┐ is loch lān cach āth, Four Songs 18.1 . sruthair na habae the current of the river, H 3.18, 710.3 . ar fut na haband, LL 13488 . uisce aba no locha, Laws iv 144.1 Comm. isin mBree .i. aband mor fail i Conachtaib, TBFr. p. 16 § 5 . tect ar cend usci oóil . . . dochum na haba, TBC-LL¹ 1555 . dabertis . . . slansen for glassib ┐ aibnib, 4211 . ro báided . . . isind abaind, LU 8927 ( FB 69 ). tar abhainn Life .i. obh fil i coiccrich . . ., Hugh Roe 24.17 (fo. 7a) . abh Liffe, CS 6.24 . samalta re sruithlinntip abann ṡleibe (sic leg. with v.l.), CCath. 5901 . is tú thug na haibhne ann, Dán Dé vi 38 . nocha chluinim fhuaim na habhann, DDána 41.38 . fonn . . . na seanaibhneadh dte, TD 32.54 . re huisgeadhaibh abhanna Jordan, Donlevy 438.12 .

Compd. -te: magh Uisnigh abhainnte, Aithd. D. 16.45 .

aba

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x see 1 ab.

1 áe

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Forms: áoi, áoi, ó, áoibh, aeghe, aeghibh

n Mid. Ir. form of O. Ir. óa, q.v. IGT Decl. § 180 (in pl. only. n p. áoi. g p. áoi, ó. d p. áoibh). Not used to form adjj. in -amail or -ach, Introd. § 147 : nor as the first element of a compd. § 148 . Later spelt aeghe, Lament. ii 11 . aeghibh, Ezekiel xxi 21 .

Liver: feóil fhiadha, ae, ┐ blonag, Rule of Tallaght 6 § 8 . mo sháith do bhoin . . . gan ai innti acht geir a n-inat a haei, Oss. v 54.26 . in bo co naib ítha, ZCP iii 218 § 36 . searrach dond ar dath a áoi (háoi v.b.) liver-coloured, IGT Decl. ex. 2068 . ech dond co ndathan a ai fair is é sin ataighsem, RC xxvii 300.7 . is and bit a uighi don circ imo ai, Hib. Min. 47 note b . cum na cuislend cumang bis a ndruim na náo, Rosa Angl. 46.13 . is na cuislennaibh comursanaighes . . . ris na h-aeb, RC xlix 53 § 21 . melancoilia cruthaigther isna haeib, O'Gr. Cat. 262.13 . os cionn na náe, Exodus xxix 13 . In phrase domblas áe, see domblas. In name of a plant, liverwort : a.¤ aba marchantia polymorpha, Rosa Angl. 340 . a.¤ abund gl. epaitica, RC ix 231.13 . epatica .i. na hae abha, 23 K 42, 428.14 .

aga

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n (with unlen. -g-) f. space of time: uair na tairnic in acu cinter do'n chind `because the period fixed by the head had not expired', Laws v 380.4 Comm. an neach bhus sia a.¤ ón éag `whose hour is farthest from death', Dán Dé xiv 2 . madh gearr m'a.¤ , O'R. Poems 3895 . is gerr inn a.¤ gan imthecht `short is the time', Studies 1920, 417.1 . aicme gan a.¤ ar a neart / an mhaicne ar aba a n-aithcheacht, DDána 60.5 . ó nach bí a.¤ aca ar leóirghníomh do dheunamh san mbeatha so (of those who repent on their death-beds), Eochairsg. 117.13 . gan a.¤ ceaselessly, Keat. i 172.3 . Of space: is meádhan an raon atá idir an dá ghualainn do'n a.¤ idir an éadan ┐ an imliocán the line from shoulder to shoulder bisects the space between forehead and navel, Eochairsg. 38.32 . daigheadh .i. eadh maith .i. a.¤ mhaith. do bheirim daigheadh don ghaoith .i. do bheirim a.¤ mhaith don ghaoith, O'Cl.

Cf. 3 áige.

ailbín

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Forms: ailbine, ailmín

n also ailbine, ailmín (dimin. of alam) m. small flock: undsea ailbhín assin dunud, TBC-LL¹ 5760 . ragaid in t-albhín borsin mag, 5765 (= albani, TBC-I¹ 3430 , 3432 ). a.¤ i fuilit secht n-anmanna, Laws iv 110.20 Comm. ní ling . . . in tret .i. noco lingenn in tailbin, 21 Comm. muc cach ailbin, O'D. 1574 (H. 5.15, p. 5 c.2). uanmolt cech albín `a ewe-lamb of every flock', BColm. 54.14 . d'ingantaib ind albín mucc, Metr. Dinds. iii 382.17 . ar aba ailuine (albine, v.l.) bó, Anecd. ii 68.9 . albin dia buaib, ZCP viii 262 § 11 ( Rawl. 87a 21 ). a ailbin gabar ┐ caerach, Aen. 174 . ocht sesrecha . . . ┐ ocht .xx. ailbhín, BB 281a39 . ailbhín do thorcaibh allta, ZCP ii 552.24 . ál óg ag gach ailmhín, Arch. Hib. i 93 § xxix .

? aith

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adj follg. seem to be merely etymol. glosses: obad luighi do sa baile is a.¤ ┐ is adha do caitham a mná, O'Curry 2432 (Eg. 88, 35 b). no obad luighi an baile is a.¤ di a denamh gin slanugadh don feithemain, ib. Note also: cuaille feda i feilm n-airgit a.¤ i fochlucht, Ériu xi 48.16 = cuaille fedha a feilm nairgid . . . ada a bfothlacht, O'Curry 2479 ( Eg. 88, 38b-39a ) (cf. áth aba ). Adv. luid Asal in a n-diaid co hada no co ha.¤ da niarraidh, Laws i 66.6 Comm.

áitt

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Forms: átt, áttaib, átachad, áitt

n f. Perh. orig. átt ā, f., cf. d p. áttaib, Críth G. 173 , átachad, IGT Verbs § 106 . See Mac Airt, Celtica iii 263 . Vendr. Lex. Lochlann ii 213 .

(a) place, situation, position, dwelling: hi cech ait isin chathrig, Ml. 68a13 . co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib with all the furniture of the house in its proper positions, Críth G. 173 . ni fuair ait forstarrasad (of the Ark), SR 2572 . ro facsat ait na scainnre do S., CCath. 3697 . áit buailte do thabhairt dóibh a place for defeating them, Mac Aingil 1748 . arna shuidhiughadh san áit is onóraighe don chlár, TSh. 855 . na háiti d'folmughadh, IGT Decl. ex. 723 . a buird 'na n-áitibh gá n-uaim planks being joined in their places (of a building), DDána 119.35 . anuidh an connsuine bog na áit féin remains unchanged, IGT Introd. 26.31 .

Abode, dwelling: ra curit ina n-aitib ┐ ina n-imdadaib (of men after feasting), CRR 20.2 . a hait ┐ a hadba, TTebe 186 . do chuaidh gach aon díobh d'a ait (bhaile v.l.) féin, ZCP iv 400.19 . techit na harrachta asa n-attib, PH 743 . aitte (háit v.l.) cumhsanaidh lair (of an animal), BNnÉ 317 § 5 . hi senáitibh slechta Conuill Chernaigh in the hereditary seats of the race of C., AFM vi 2186.12 . anmhain ar ar n-aitibh fein in our own districts, O'R. Poems 3906 .

Passage (in a book): gibé thuigfeas na háite do haithleigheadh linn, Eochairsg. 111.1 . do réir na háite sin (in Bible), TSh. 22 . léaghthar san áit chéadna, 285 . ar lorg na háite-se san Leabhar Ghabhála, Keat. ii 796 .

Perh. crossing-place of a river in: hae aite (in a list of things (on private property) of which there is no exclusive ownership) i.e. salmon seen at a river-crossing can be appropriated (?), Laws v 482.23 (see Mac Airt loc. cit.). Or w.r.t. the location of one's house, EIF 286-87 . Or áe as in the plant-name áe aba , Peritia xvi 390-92 ; see 1 áe.

In phr. á.¤ i n- as conj. where: a tírib beó ait inna bí bás, LU 9996 . ait hi funend grían where the sun sets, 3691 ( SCC 33 ). áit i mbaí a h-adba inmain, Sc.M² 24 (e) . áit i comraicfead díabolnámaid, BDD² 733 . lige Fergusa maic Rōic āitt in rohadnacht ar Mag nĀi, ACL iii 3.3 . áit i farggab C. . . . a chend .i. cenn-áitt F., TBC-LL¹ 2915 . tomaidm Linmuine edón Locha Echach áitt dollégad síl nD., RC xvi 413.16 (Tig.). áit ar marbhadh C., Keat. iii 2545 . Note also: áit mal connairnechtatar where they met, TBC-LL¹ 1441. 1565 .

Combines with interrog. to give cáit where (in dependent and direct questions) (perh. a modification of O. Ir. cote, see Mac Airt, loc. cit.): ní fes do Galafas cait a ndeachaidh, RC x 185.9 . do c[h]uireadar fesa da fhis cáit a rabatar, ML² 911 . cait hir-raibe?, PH 201 . cāit a fhuil Finn?, ML² 1492 .

(b) place formerly occupied by someone or something: ní fuaradar acht a ait ann they found the place empty, ZCP vi 76.13 . do níd áit leabhar dona tuatadhaib they take the place of books (of images), Ó Héodhusa 143.12 . fear a áite his successor, Mac Aingil 6004 . cead . . . an easbuig . . . nó fhir áiti delegate , 4389 . fear āite Chriosd, Parrth. Anma 2934 . do dhiúltuigh . . . ar gealladh d'oifig is d'fhurthacht is d'áit dó place, office (of an Irish chief who resisted the bribes of the government), Hackett xl 192 . imprint, mark: co fil āit a beōil isin c[h]loich fóss ann, BColm. 64.8 . lorg cneadh ┐ áit áladh, DDána 54.9 . Hence in phrase i n-á.¤ with gen.: nach faicim acht fís . . . i n-áit an mhóir-eoluis cheirt instead of, Content. xvi 87 . mar íoc i n-áit an tsochair `as requital for those benefits', ix 26 .

(c) In phrase of doubtful meaning do áitt , diait, diad etc. See Mac Airt loc. cit.: Ri ro sáer Iacob do aitt / do láim Isau meicc Isaic, SR 7313 . teine do áitt etc., for exx. see 1 teine.

allandess

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(alla(e) + andess)

(a) Adv. on the southern side: oc commor māna ┐ aba allandeas ( allándess, LU 5114 ) ūas dūn a chēle to the south, TBC-I¹ 629 .

(b) In prep. phrase a.¤ do (= di) south of: isin glind . . . allaness don catraig, LB 159a10 . allanes do cnuc, Cog. 92.20 .

Alpae

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pn [, f.] (Lat. loanword) the Alps: cenalpande .i. fri alpae ṅdesiu cisalpina .i. . . . cen alpai ṅetarru gl. cisalpina Gallia, Sg. 217b8-9 . ro gatta do báe . . . condafail oc Sléib Aelpae, TBFr. 358 (a tirib Elpai, v.l.). documlat ass . . . tar Muir Hicht co túascert Longbard co rráncatar Sléibte Aelpae, 377 (sliab nElpa, v.l.). The follg. exx. from Tochmarc Emire are taken by Thurn., Heldensage 388 , as referring to the Alps, by Meyer, Wortk. 67 , as referring to Scotland: da ris[s]ed C. . . . ar Alpi, RC xi 444.18 (= ZCP iii 246 § 57 ). conrissed Scathaig boi fri hAlpai anair . . . nalotar . . . tar Alpi, 34 (= fri Alpi . . . tar Albo, ZCP iii 248 § 60 ). dochoid tar Alpi, 41 (= Alpie, § 62 ). imdiseat go Alpi, ZCP iii 247 § 59 . Cf. ō rāncatar Slēibi Elpa aba mór ar a cind .i. Liguir Slēbi hElpa, Otia ii 87 § 8 . dar senbennaib . . . sléibhe uraird Elpa, CCath. 398 . See Alp.

1 apa

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Forms: apae

vn. of *ad-ben, see LEIA Cf. also Celtica i 337 § 6 . Orig. apae io, n. Later m. an t-aba , Bard. Synt. Tr. 17.16 . reason, cause: cid uma bfuilti dubach ? . . . a aba ┐ a adhbar againn, Acall. 963 . in t-aba ó ccantar Ceilbe, Metr. Dinds. iii 54.16 . cid són ar M. fail a morabba (damna v.l.) dam, TBC-LL¹ 149 . fail a mór abba ám dóibsium . . . ciarsat . . . torsig, LL 12066 . fil a abba dó, PH 1961 . cuirfidh go fada soir sinn / ni fhoil ar n-aba a n-Éirinn there is no reason for our being in Ireland, Bard. Synt. Tr. 17.17 . ? it e abbae donacht (abai danocht v.l.) C. . . . di A. i nErend, ZCP xiv 62.12 (cf. 72.7 ). aba .i. adhbhar, O'Cl.

In phrases. i n-a.: ata in aba duit-siu sin do radh you have reason to say that, BB 426b39 . ar a.¤ prep.and adv. phrase. Alliterates with vowel in classical verse (cf. ar aí s. 3 aí). As prep.phrase not to be used in class. verse with a poss. pron. except when a demonstr. follows, see Bard. Synt. Tr. 17.18-25 . Usually folld. by gen. or vn. clause, but may also be folld. by nom., Bard. Synt. Tr. loc. cit. Because of, on account of, for the sake of, etc.: ar a.¤ comruicc fri hēnḟer, TBC-I¹ 2438 . ara.¤ a māthar dīb because his mother was of them, 2247 . ar a.¤ chomlund (comlainn v.l.) oenḟir by dint of, TBC-LL¹ 3197 . foraba ḟledoil, LB 273b69 ( SG 54.28 ). ni arabba a hadartha, 235b1 . ar aba a ḟialusa fris, AFM v 1812.z . dá ngada dhíom ní dhlighe / síodh ar aba th'oirbhire, DDána 67.43 . ar aba an aba (? leg. adbair) shuthain / mór caomhna an chuirp fhréamhdhuthain, Aithd. D. 50.33 . ar aba a huilc, Studies 1921, 76 § 22 . ar aba anma aon deise `to save the lives of any two', ML 106.14 . ná bídh aire énduine . . . re anmuin ar aba ingabála dona huaislib in hopes that these nobles will quit the field, Caithr. Thoirdh. 103.12 . robtar subhaigh . . . ar aba a ttérnuídh tar gach mbaoghal, AFM vi 1922.11 . ar a.¤ a ndernais de drúis, Ériu vii 223 § 35 . Folld. by nom.: ara.¤ a fath tancammar because of the reason we have come(?), TBC-LL¹ 2136 . aicme gan aga ar a neart / an mhaicne ar aba a n-aithcheacht, DDána 60.5 . ? eisdeacht fada as fada dhamh / ar aba an eisdreachd abadh, IGT Decl. ex. 844 . leagar deoch ar áth aga / deoch ar aba cách chuga (sic leg.) he puts aside his drink because his foes are approaching him, Bard. Synt. Tr. 17.22 and notes. snáith t'oige ar aba iomrádh (: ngrádh), 141.20 . Folld. by vn. clause: nach fuighbead bo ar aba in chatha do chur as a result of fighting the battle, SG 50.13 . Note also: ar aba an cheathrair do theacht . . . níor beanadh etc. if the four had not come, Content. vi 89 . ge ead arabba sin tanic confad catha . . . `and yet for all that a rage of battle came . . .', TTebe 1599 .

As adv. phrase nevertheless, however . Perh. orig. ar apu, cf. ar-abu, MU² 1007 ( LU 1510 ). With possess. ara aba , ZCP xiv 214.6 (late). Also ar apaide (resolved by Zimmer, KZ xxx 5 as: ar a.¤ side. Cf. ar aí, araíde under 3 aí). ba mōr a uathmaire ind ḟir; fanōpair-seom araba, TBC-I¹ 467 (= ar apu; arapa, araba, arappaide, MSS, Stories fr. Táin 6 ). comalta ┐ fer bithchotaid dam Cūchulaind. Ragadsa ara.¤ ara chend imbārach, 1539 . nobered cach-ra-cluchi for C. . . . ar a.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1812 . atbert ar abba a ádnocul uair ba rí he, LB 236a12 . cid ed ar abba is duine démnacdu he, PH 2688 . ba comlund cét cirthi cráeb / ara.¤ raforraig Aéd, Ériu v 223.60 (= Metr. Dinds. iv 360 ). ní fhuighe ar aba ní achd neamh, DDána 42.12 . d'fhuiling . . . anfadh fada, / armchladh é ar aba dóibh, Ó Bruad. ii 274.12 . ar apaide: ni[b]-farc[h]elsam a ócu olse ar apaide is mochen dūib nevertheless you are welcome, Sc.M² 5 . iss é óenfer ar apaide adroinni drochternam úadsom, LU 6079 (TBC). aropaidi (sic) roás ind n-imguin foraib, Ériu ii 30 § 15 . arapaidhe (arapaiti, v.l.) is menma comarba, TTr.² 182 . arapaidhe tra rosochtsat in churaid, Anecd. ii 56 § 18 .

2 áth

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n poisonous plant; water-dropwort (?), EIF 310 : ath i fothlachd, CIH vi 2230.3 , cf. 2116.4 . ath i fothracht, Corm. Y 87.21 (§ 1018) . See also áth aba .

áth aba

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n (2 áth + ? 1 ab EIF 184 n. 10 , 310 n. 285 , EIS 211 ) m. hellebore, deadly night-shade; water-dropwort; hemlock: eliborus nigher .i. in t-athaba dubh, RC ix 231 fo. 30a . athabæ quasi bath .i. bās, Corm. Y 63 . athaba i fothlacht hellebore among esculent plants(?), Thr. Ir. Gl. 34 s.v. orc treith = ath[aba] i fothracht, Corm. Y 1018 . amal aithaba isin fochlucht, Ériu xi 48.21 . doromailt . . . etir na lubid árchena ind athaba, RC ii 390 § 18 . hirchoitigi ┐ néimnechu oltás áthaba, Alex. 658 . crim muicce fíada ar áth n-aba 'hart’s tongue mixed with hemlock' EIS 142 § 25 . Also tathaba: duilleog in tathaba, sug in tathaba, O'Gr. Cat. 181.10 , 20 . amail is adheitge in athghaba (sic) a mesc an fothlachta, O'Curry 2479 ( Eg. 88, 39(40)a ) = an tathabha, 1586 ( 23 Q 6, 1 a ).

bánapaid

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n (bán + apaid) lit. white harbouring. Unknowingly harbouring a person; harbouring a person before they have committed a crime. An offence less serious than that termed dergapaid : ma iar ndenam foghla . . . is lethfiach inn; gin urogra andso. Madh iar nurfogra . . . is a fegadh an dergapa[d], no in banapa[d], O'Curry 2535 ( Eg. 88, 44c). se ba gu nuingi for nech biathas fer nurfocra tar crich .i. cumal ban-aba[i]dh so a lesugh[ad] ┐ a comairlegadh anurraid, Laws iii 388.2 Comm. in cumal banapaidh fil i mbiathad do mic . . . tar sarugadh, i 166.14 Comm. cach cin do-dēna tarbānapaid ocin fir fine, is a trīan fair 'any offence which a person commits in violation of undefiled harbouring when with a kinsman, he (the kinsman) is liable for a third of the penalty', CB 232 § 66 . an bānapad in bīathad ┐ in dītiu rīa ndēnam cina. An dergapad in bīatha ┐ in dītiu īar ndēnamh cina 'undefiled harbouring consists of feeding and protecting before an offence is committed. Defiled (lit. 'red') harbouring consists of feeding and protecting after an offence is committed', CIH iv 1406.12 , CB 258 § 66 .

beirbigid

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Forms: beirbhiughadh

v = berbaid: a berbad in fedh re mbeireochuidhi feoil mairt, Rosa Angl. 96.5 . le neichib ana mberbeochar ae aba , Lia Fáil iv 238.35 . Vn. beirbhiughadh, ITS i 16.7 .

1 boc

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adj o, ā (see GOI § 150 ). soft, gentle, tender: b.¤ gl. tenor (leg. tener, ed.), Ir. Gl. 1094. righti boga blaithghelai, TE 4 (Eg.). cóica ar cét bó mbocc (: -chnocc) `tender kine', Metr. Dinds. iii 166.5 . dod ghnúis bhuig (to Mary), Aithd. D. 97.16 . an bhaintreabhach bhog, Keat. Poems 1145. issin grinne buc barr-úr `soft' (of a bundle of wood), Metr. Dinds. ii 58.8 . na neithi maotha no boga (of foods), Reg. San. 28.27 . an oireamhuin d'aois bhoig, mhaoith na leanabh `to the tender age', Donlevy vi 3. Of sound: guth blasda bind b.¤ , BB 427a32 . as bind bocc síthamail tḟet (to a blackbird), LB 36 marg. sup. ( Bruchst. 66 § 151 ). a fhile bhuig, Oss. iv 8.27 . do-ghénsa marbhna mbláith mbuig, IGT Decl. ex. 152. (Of water, juice) tepid: fotrachad uisgi te, no buig, Rosa Angl. 58.23 . sug athar talman is e bog `warm', 158.10 .Of weather moist, `soft' : feadh sróllBhanbha na síon mbog `soft-weathered Banbha', Aithd. D. 34.10 . Of landscape, etc. marshy, boggy; soft, gentle: d'fhéinidh Bhóinne buige, Magauran 3553 . fri ráith mbuig mBrénainn (`fertile'), SG 65.5 . do dhénair bog é re ceathaibh, Psalms lxv 10. do chuin (= choin) chaomhanta an chláir bhuig `gentle', Ó Bruad. iii 202.10 . Of persons etc. generous: rath bog, MR 40.12 . ón lósa oighidh Bhriain bhuig `generous', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 170.3 . is ē mac na mbronnad mbog (of a prince), ZCP viii 228 § 21. bog fine Bréanainn im buaibh `lavish with', Magauran 153 . uair robsat boga . . . a brughadha, MR 102.21 . easy, lacking in severity: a riaghail ní bud róbhog (of a saint), SG 18.35 . i bpianuibh nach peannuid bhog, Aithd. D. 78.19 . beir-si oraind-ni breith mbuic (`a light judgment', Aithd. D. 70.30 ), ACL iii 243 § 30. (Of verse in an uncomplimentary sense) dán bog `free and easy verse', Studies 1918, 617 § 5 . rabhán gnáth briathra boga / nach beg a mbeith comfhoda `soft vocables' (i.e. with unstrict or faulty rime), O'Gr. Cat. 392.14. i ndán bhog `in a vulgar poem', Content. xxv 5. weak, foolish: a senchas cen baethrún ṁb.¤ , LL 26422. ní haigneadh bog, Aithd. D. 75.10 . In expressions of time easy, untroubled: secht. mbliadna bocca blaiti beoltoirteca, BB 238a45 (Scél SR). ri bliadain mbuic `for an easy year', Metr. Dinds. iii 310. 11 . In gramm. con(n)suin(e) boc (boctha) voiceless plosive: do-ní brígh connsuine bhuig don chonnsuine chrúaidh , IGT Introd. § 105 . connsuine crúaidh no bog , § 55 .

Equat. boigithir fri boigsibind for lār aba , TBC-I¹ 2367. Compar. nís buigi gl. mollior, Ir. Gl. 1119. bá buige a fhocail ná ola = softer than oil, Psalms 1v 21 . ca maith as buga bronntar, Hy Fiach. 296.2 . As superl. ní hann as bhuga (: dtuga) an bhreath, DDána 3.34 . drem as buga buan bhronnadh, Hy Fiach. 224.10 .

In n.loc. mag mbogc, BB 399b5 = Mag mBolg, Metr. Dinds. iv 90.23 .

Compds. With nouns: cona mbrotharcertib bocbrechtāin, `soft custard' (s. curds ?), MacCongl. 91.9 . bogfhuil Bríain generous blood, O'R. Poems 2377. a bhoglaomscaire re brugadaib `indulgent liberality', Caithr. Thoirdh. 34.27 . bocmaerdachd banamail ina glór `gentle dignity' (Gloss.), BDD² 39. re bogmalldacht a banchuire `mild bashfulness', MR 102.19 . See boicṡimin. ag bruithion ná ag boigṡín `wet weather', Ériu ix 163 § 7. ni boi tra arm la Hiruath . . . acht boc-shlaitt moir a big pliant switch, PH 850. a bocc-thairisem in chrais O feeble resistance to gluttony, YBL 162b30 . boigtheith = luke-warm , Rev. iii 16 (1810) . na bocctonna the yielding waves, BB 240b39 .

With adjj.: folt . . . fororda 'sé buidi boccálaind soft and beautiful, Acall. 381. bliadain do Lorcan na lloṅg / diamair is bocban a band, LL 4333. bogchroidhtheach = tender-hearted , 2 Chron. xiii 7. bog-chroidheach, sochróidheach, Eg. Gl. 77. gan do cheimniughadh do bheith eadtrom na bogcuisech (= levis, mollis . . .), ITS xxix 138.31 . See bocaes, bocaised, bocás, bocásach. bocdālach ratha in rī rēidh, ZCP viii 228 § 22. co C. meann mbocḟoclach of weak speech (?), Anecd. i 33 § 63. ionnlach na mbalg mboig-ghéar bhfis, Content. xxv 13. gabor bocglas light-grey horse, TBFr. 28. tre san mBanba mboigimlig B. of the marshy bottomlands, Manners and Customs iii 273 note . bean bhogamh (-omh) dá déinimh dhí (of Éire), A. Ó Dálaigh liii 6 . Cf. a Bhanba bhog-omh tender and bleeding . . . B., Keat. Poems 1349. brat . . . bruachbrisdi bogsnaithech uimpi made of poor thread, RC xxi 396.9 .

With vb. and vn. roboccbertaich in sleig rindger (= librabat, Theb. vii 676 ) `shook and brandisched', TTebe 2848 . tug se bogbertugudh air a medhon a iarnaigh shook himself slightly (of miraculous falling-off of fetters), ZCP vi 287.9 (see bocad).

boicṡimin

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Forms: -ṡiminn, -ṡibin(n)

n (1 boc + simin) also -ṡiminn, -ṡibin(n), reed, bulrush: boigithir fri boigsibind for lār aba , TBC-I¹ 2368. immar bocsimind (bhoigsibhind, v.l.) ri sruth, TBC-LL¹ 2591. tri fichit traigh fat cacha cu[r]caisi (.i. boigsibhni) dib, BB 494a32 ( ZCP xxx 128 ). boicshimhne is fidhbadh forsin conair sin, Marco P. 101. di boc-sibnibh dubhoib o ro dubtis a ten `of black bulrushes', RC xii 68.1 . a soighthighibh buigshibhne, Isaiah xviii 2. chomhra buigbhinne, Exodus ii 3. Cf. bogbhuinne `a twig or wicker, a bullrush, a soft rush', P. O'C. boigneach (< boigsímneach), boigṡimhín, boigṡíbhín, boigsiomha, ibid. na bi mar bhoigsimha acad ghluasacht . . . leis gach aen ghaith, ITS xxix 127.29 . ciseān dlúth do shlataibh boicimin ( Exodus ii 3 ), Stair an Bhíobla ii 90.18 ( Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. v ).

céile

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n io, m. See Zimmer, KZ xxx 35 - 43 . Except somet. in legal sense (d) usually with prec. possess. or follg. gen. and tending to function as a pronoun rather than as an ordinary noun. The main meanings as noun are client and fellow , the term always implying a relationship. It is doubtful (see Zimmer) whether this was originally one of inferiority or one of equality.

(a) servant, bondsman, vassal, subject : `ceile' as ainm do gach oglách, Metr. Gl. 28 § 45 . c.¤ .i. óglach, O'Cl. húasal-athraig, cliatha fáithi, / do Chríst cíaptar céli, Fél. Ep. 14 ( ceile .i. cara, O'Dav. 438 ). á Chríst dianda chéle, 307 . imcomairc . . . do Láeg cia díambo chéli, LU 5598 . céli in báis .i. ar n-oirchindech (of the devil), PH 2046 . diamba chéle Maic Maire if thou be a vassal of Mary's Son, Ériu i 200. 3 .

(b) In phr. c.¤ Dé = eccles. Lat. servus Dei ( Thes. ii 265.5 from Ardm. 11ra ). Cf. is cele dǽ infer hisin, Ml. 30c3 . Freq. as name of member of a class of religious distinguished by special observances and practices, appar. of a stricter nature than those of others. Hence Engl. Culdee , in pl. also Keledei, Colidei . The precise connotation of the term is uncertain. See Reeves (W.), The Culdees of the British Islands, Dublin 1864 ( Trans. RIA xxiv ), Stokes, Fél. Introd. xxvii f. ; Mon. Tall. 122 - 3 , Rule of Tall. ainmne ilao ┐ in naidchi ni longe colonge celede remut no fer fa sruithiu, Reeves Culdees 145 (Life of S. Findan). lasna celiu dé, Mon. Tall. 142.26 . Óengus céle Dé, SR 8009 (see Introd. i, Fél. Introd. xxvii , Murphy Lyrics 188 and note). In follg. perh. monk, religious in general: tailcid dail dun, a cheliu de (sic leg.), Vita Br. 37 (of lepers. `O ye clients of God', Ir. Hist. Stud. i 131 ). forórcóngart for céli nDé día muintir (of Patrick), Trip.² 2325 . ní damsa a Gúaire for in céli Dé, LU 9660 . cunice aníu . . . nirom comhairmeadh-sa . . . etir celiuda Dé ┐ bhochta ┐ lobhrai, Lism. L. 1584 . a sruithe ┐ a céledha Dé friars (of a monastery), Hugh Roe² 32.25 . cind chéledh nde Cluana mic Nois, AFM ii 1040.7 . In transl. text of Indian Brahmans (see Reeves Culdees ix): nī do aittrebtaidib an betha frecnairc duinni . . . acht as celi De atancomnaic, Anecd. v 5. 18 (Alex.).

(c) Hence in nn. pr. of clerics: Céle Críst, Fél. Mar. 3 . Cele Dulaisi, AFM i 348.15 . Cele íosa, 422.6 . See Reeves Culdees 4 .

(d) Legal of the recipient of a fief (repaid in kind) from the `flaith' (lord), liege, vassal . See Críth G. p. 80 (`client', Vocab.). flaith ┐ a ceile, Laws v 480.14 . i taurchreicc c.¤ , Críth G. 252 . aire désa . . . deich céli leis, 330 . céle cháich i gcomhair a choimdhedha, Ériu xiii 20.2 ( .i. gilla, O'Dav. 387 ). tigernbhard as tigernasidhe cona dhibh célibh décc lais, 42.15 . ceili fuisidni . . . fosesedar flaith hi celi ┐ amos do, O'Curry 888 ( H 3.18, 396b ) (hence owing military service?). ní do-beir flaith dia chéliu, Ériu xvii 66 § 7 . iar n-airitin tra sét ar bes n-aircenda onaib ceilib dona flathib is ainm aigille donaib célib, Corm. 5 . céili drochluige `clients of (a lord of) bad oaths', Blathm. 256 . See doír, fáes(s)am, faísitiu, gíallnae, saer.

(e) fellow, companion (like the feudal Lat. comes, Irish Kings and High-Kings 28 ), ` opposite number', other one, neighbour (in N.T. sense): huadsom dia cheliu `from himself to his fellow', Ml. 59a15 . digail duthabairt forru amal aceliu `like their fellows', 80d4 . andugniat ar céli, Wb. 10c21 . mad cumme imned ácheli et aimned fessin, gl. alter alterius etc., 20c6 . nadecad indán doradad dó fessin acht dán ácheli gl. aliorum, 23c16 . foditiu fochide duib-si . . . gním pectho do bar célib `fellows', 25d8 . arnaérbarthar frinn anasrobrad friarceiliu `to our fellows', 33b16 . condernain hicutrummus frimcheliu that I should do as the others do, PCr. 2a2 . fer tailge a ceathra a n-athbothar a ceile `neighbour', Laws v 464.7 . co fuaratar a cele isind apdaine, Mon. Tall. 162.30 . gessa Lóch . . . amal a chéliu the others (i.e. those who had already been persuaded to fight Cú Chulaind), LU 6104 . luid . . . i ndegaid a cheli (i.e. Cú Chulainn after Lóegaire and Conall), 8828 ( FB 62 ). a chéli the other, MU² 999 (LU). a chéli . . . immuich, 977 . to-fil far céliu chucaib your adversaries, 968 . scorit a nneocho oc commor māna ┐ aba allandeas ūas dūn a chēle above the fort of the others, TBC-I¹ 630 (with fixed sg. masc. possess., see Stories fr. Táin Vocab. s.v. céile and (i) below). doneoch ro cachnutar a ceile reimib `predecessors', Laws i 24.7 Comm. ciped chia díb nomarbtha artús adigail diacheiliu, RC iii 183.8 . do badh é a ch.¤ c.¤ cleath Dor match, DDána 85.34 . amail a cceliu `like the rest', Hugh Roe² 190.2 . Rarely of things: in lomrad tar héisi a chéli a shearing for a shearing, ZCP viii 311.31 . docurethar in lia forru anair ┐ a chéli aníar ara cend another from the west, TBC-I¹ 1416 .

(f) With qual. gen.: do dhá ch.¤ cláir, DDána 91.39 expld. as `dhá chlár chosmhail', Vocab. c.¤ comairce naoimh `an attendant guardian saint', Keat. iii 1785 . ar a ch.¤ comhaoise his coeval, TSh. 2256 . ré a ch.¤ chomhloinn `opponent', TD 10.4 . ceile connmala an comtruim (panegyric of a chieftain), ZCP ii 349.31 . do nós mhná re a c.¤ cuil `her unlawful mate', TD 1.56 . fad ch.¤ cumuinn `thy lover', O'Hara 3216 . c.¤ sealga, IGT Decl. ex. 1104 .

(g) husband : amal tiagtae mná hua célib cofiru aili, Ml. 125a2 . céle más gl. maritus, Sg. 60a3 . céle ingine gl. generi, 100a6 . cen athcomarcc dia celiu without her husband's permission, Laws v 384.5 . a inchaib maic no chéli, Críth G. 484 . mac mná nad festar céle, Imr. Brain 26 . nīcon tērglansam-ni céli diar n-ingin, Fing. R. 391 . ni fhaienn cele la hingin dibh, Marco P. 102 .

(h) Rarely wife : bás a chlainne sa ch.¤ , Arch. Hib. i 98 § VIII . bai dh'imad cheiledh lais, Marco P. 156 .

(i) With more specifically pronominal force ( one , etc. . . .) the other : íroimed cách achéele per caritatem gl. suscipite uos inuicem, Wb. 6d4 . na tiubrad cách achéle gl. nolite frudare inuicem, 9d20 . ni derban cách a chele `neither hinders the other', Thes. ii 294 § 7 . co 'mmáromarba cách díb a chéli, LU 8085 ( FB 6 ). ag ár ┐ oirlech aroile ┐ a cheile, L. Chl. S. 18 . inber bud domni a cheili the deepest estuaries, CRR 25 ( LL 23010 ). nībo mōo in band oldās a chēle, TBC-I¹ 517 . With prec. prep. ascoir dochách guide dée liachéle `on behalf of the other', Wb. 7a13 . ainmne dochach fri[a] ch.¤ gl. supportantes inuicem, 27b17 . oc imchossnam techta ar thossaig cách ríana chéli, LU 8261 ( FB 20 ). do neoch díb sech a chéli, 9170 ( 90 ). ní cúis do dhul fá ch.¤ no reason to attack one another, Content. xviii 5 . noch dhlighid uile dha chéle `which they al ought to haue togeather', RSClára 134a . dealuighidh . . . ó ch.¤ = separateth, Proverbs xvi 28 . ubullchless án (= ón) méor co a chéli from one finger to the other, MU² 648 . ón chluais go ch.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1376 . da gach cill ina cele, RC xiv 36 § 29 . 'gá cur don glún 'na chéle, CF² 540 . iiii la co ceile onwards, RC xlix 52 § 20 .

(j) In adverbial phrases. i ndáil a chéle towards each other Ériu xv 72 (78a) . i ndegaid, tar éis a ch.¤ one after the other, successively, gradually : i ndeguid a chele, Laws ii 84.2 Comm. a ndiaig a ch.¤ , Párl. na mB. 1591 . a bhfuair mé / d'easláinte d'éis a ch.¤ , Dán Dé xiii 3 . tar eis a ceile gradually , Rosa Angl. 10.3 . ar lorg a cheile in unbroken continuity (of the Faith), Luc. Fid. 5861 . le ch.¤ together, altogether, completely : le ch.¤ gur chaitheas m'aimsir, DDána 26.33 . doconncatar re céle sin `they both saw it', ZCP iv 324 ( BCC 102 ). fuairsead lé ch.¤ a g-crádh leam, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 380.7 . le ch.¤ is an chroch together with, DDána 21.16 . Cf. 99.21 . an t-anam araon / le ch.¤ is an chalann, Dán Dé ix 15 . cuirid 'na ch.¤ puts together, mends , etc.: an síodh cuirthior 'n-a ch.¤ a patched up peace, O'Hara 1279 . a chur ina ceile to put it together again (a broken sword), Grail 4045 . is amlaid cuirther cach ana chéli d'foghlachaib na h-aimsire `thus are the different divisions of time proportioned to each other', MR 108.7 . gan dá chonnsuine ar bioth do chur na ch.¤ d'ogham acht a ccurp comhfhocuil amháin that no two consonants should be assimilated to each other, IGT Introd. 3.3 . Note also: an clúmh ┐ an luaith do chor tréna ch.¤ to mix, TSh. 174 . ? suirghe do-chóidh 'n-a ch.¤ , DDána 40.25 . ó 'dchonnairc L. na catha ar ndul trí n-a ch.¤ saw the battalions become entangled, Ériu i 88 § 34 . in sluagh do dhul trid a cheile, AU iii 610.11 . as a ch.¤ asunder , TSh. 5696 .

crem

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Forms: crim, cremh-caille

n u Also crim (see GOI 52 ) wild garlic : don chuain chneamha, Ó Bruad. iii 204.11 . `dog's leek, wild garlick leek, gentian, buckrams', Hogan Luibhl. ma ro metha[d] crimés . . . .i. antan ticc in crimh .i. féis do berur a naimsir in creamha don flaith .i. maothla ┐ loim, O'D. 520 ( H 3.17, 422 ). maith a crim, Acall. 497 v.l. gais chrema, LL 13579 ( Irish Texts i 32 ) = Corm. Y 688 . bert crema, Anecd. i 48.5 . dlochtan cremha, IT iii 82.21 . a n-aill crema, O'Curry 894 ( H 3.18, 399 ). a chaora ┐ a chreamh, BS 22.20 . ard a crimh, geal a gasáin, IT ii2 128.163 . gur ḟas an duille ┐ an crim ann, CS 242.25 . creamh, ┐ sealgán, ┐ luibhe `garlic', BNnÉ 165.31 . Used as tinder: ag a losgud . . . amail c.¤ oghin, Aisl. Tond. 97.5 .

As n. pr. C.¤ Marda, Dinds. 17 . Cluain Crema, see Hog. Onom.

In compd. plant-name : creamh na muice fiadh, Hogan Luibhl. crim muc fiadh `hart's tongue', Rosa Angl. 260.19 . crim mucc fiad = scolopendria, 286.18 . crim muicce fiada ar āth n-aba (of chieftain), Bruchst. 167 ( IT iii 100 § 178 ).

Compds. Mael Cruind a Cremchaill (n. loc.), LL 37988 ( SG 365.27 ). cremh-caille (g s.) gl. Ernin, Gorm. June 31 . Cf. mar chanach [gCreamhchoilleach] (:gealchoilleach), DDána 114.20 .

2 Dea, Deae

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Forms: Deaae, Deae, Dee, Deaa, Dea, De, Dedad

pn g s. in the following names: Inber nDeae i Crích Cualann i Laignib, the estuary of Aba Deae immediately below Arklow. Aba Deae river, flows through Glenn nDeae. Glenn nDeae earlier name of Glenn Dá Locho. Loch Deae.

FORMS: Deaae: Cell Dara do orgain do gentib ó Inbir Deaae, AU A.D. 835 . Deae: co Inber Deae, Trip. i 32. 11 ( Eg.93 93 ). Dee: in portum apud nós clarum qui uocatur Hostium Dee dilata est , Ardm. 2 b 2 . Inber nDee i Crích Cualand, Hy Maine 147 b . Deaa: do gallaib Inbhir Deaa AFM A.D. 835 . Dea (the usual form): Trip. 30. 17 ; oc Inbiur Dea i Crích Laigen, ib. 34. 18 . co hInber nDea i Crích Laigen, ii 448. 5 . LB 26 a 14 f.b. Aband Dea ┐ Inber ṅDea LL 159 a 5 f.b. Aba Dea, Hy Maine 147 b 2 . De: Inber nDe, BLism. 4 a . Hog. Onom. 458 a .—Confused with Deda, gen. Dedad: Inber Dedad i Crích Cualann, BB 370 b 30 . Inbhear Deaghaidh, Keat.

By the Irish themselves wrongly associated with Dea, npr. m.: Dea mac Degad a quo Inber nDeda i Crích Cualann, Dinds. § 40. 1 . Garman Glas mac Dedad cuius frater erat Dea a quo Aband Dea ┐ Inber ṅDea i Crích Cualann, LL 159 a 5 f.b. Dea mac Dedhadh a quo Inber nDea a Crích Chualand, D II 2, 27 a . Dea was the name of the river; cf. Ban-dea, name of the Shannon, Ardm. 11 b 1 ; Dub-dea `Nigra Dea' (River Dee in Scotland), Thes. ii 279. 6 . It seems identical with Ptolemy's Dēvā, the river Dee in Scotland. Ptolemy's Δηούας ποταμοῦ ἐκβολαί may render an Ir. Inber nDee, Inber nAbann Dee. Gen. Dēvās compared with Arm. Dee shows that in the 2nd century the Irish substitution of -ās by -iās in fem. ā-stems had not yet taken place.—Cf. Pictet RC ii 2 . Holder 1273 .

dímaínech

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adj o,ā (dímaín) useless, unprofitable; vain, idle: curu[b] dimainech useless (of a horse or ox), Laws ii 360 Comm. ; iii 362 Comm. (see Stud. in E. Ir. Law 24 f .). a dee dimainecha do treigen, RC xix 286 n. 9 . is d.¤ a ailitre ┐ ni ḟagann tarba dí, SG 48 . as diomhaóineach an cor sin ort, Ériu v 174 . no airgdis na sciathu . . . comdar dimainighi, BB 497b8 ( IT ii2 104 ). briathra dimainacha, Lib. Flav. 21rb1 . sgela dímáinacha an tṡaeghuil, 20va19 . ní thréiciub mo thrátha for aba . . . múirne dímáinighe in domnáin duthain, SG 54 . is dimainech a haisling meaningless, without import, C IV 2, 9b6 . frustra .i. co dimainech, BB 500b5 . ní go díomhaoineach iomchras sé an cloidheamh not in vain, Romans xiii 4 . As term of social disparagement unpropertied: i n-ecmais fosluag ┐ dimaineach, BB 238b8 (or = idle, unoccupied?). daescurṡluagh dimhainech fer n-Erenn, TBC-LL¹ p. 383 n. 8 . gabail a eille ónd áes dimáinech, RC xxvi 37 n. = LL 188b14 .

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