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acuit

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n (Lat. acutus) acute accent: circumflex in participio a.¤ in nomine , Sg. 187b3 . a.¤ fora peneuilt, 212a13 . a.¤ foraib linni, 208b7 . la a.¤ , Auraic. 1558 . a.¤ forsna sillabaib cuimri, 1355 .

acuitigidir

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v (acuit) accents with acute accent: ropad antepeneuilt noacuitigfide indib, Sg. 120a1 . combad antepeneuilt noacuitigthe indib, 2 .

aicbéil

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Forms: aicméil, aichbéil, aighmhéil

i also aicméil. With -ch-/-gh- aichbéil, MR 308.20 . aighmhéil, TD 24.10 . See aidbéil.

Adj. with a wide range of pejorative meanings which may be classified approximately as follows.

(a) fierce, severe, harsh: rom-sáerat . . . ar cach n-ammus n-aicmeil (: Aipréil), Fél. 120.z . . . . amais aigmheile easscardemhla, AFM vi 2112.2 . gním aígsech acbeóil, LL 298b50 ( SG 367 ). T. na dtreas n-aigmhéil, DDána 64.34 . ar ndul i gceann a chéile / don dá fhoirinn aigmhéile, 85.16 . gor ba airbe aighbéil anrata iat-sein eturru, MR 140.11 . sharp, acute : dind ḟochaind amnais acbéil, Metr. Dinds. ii 68.42 . tria intliucht n-amnas nacbheil, BB 332a7 . Compar. and superl. mar is . . . ágmaire ┐ is aigbéli ro fédadar, MR 222.24 . aighmhéile, Desid. 4647 . Adv. co hacbéil, LL 244a10 ( TTr. 2025 ).

(b) dangerous, perilous: masa clesa neamaicbeile . . . masa clesa aicbeile, Laws iii 284.22 Comm. cid fodera o rab aicbeil hi cen a dilsi uile? `dangerous', 220.6 Comm. as aigmhéil toghluasacht do theacht uadha sin periculum est ne abortiat , 23 K 42 , 73.17 . do budh aigmeil gortugud . . . na menman timendum est de laesione . . . mentis, O'Gr. Cat. 204.26 . gona aigbeili, TTebe 4519 . sbairn 'na n-aghaidh dob aicmeil it was dangerous to fight against them, Ériu iv 222 § 39 . urchor . . . aighmeil, MR 284.27 . ar armaib . . . aigbeli, Cog. 158.z . aigmhéil dá (do v.l.) bharr / béim súl ar chách ré a chladhfhaicsin (complimenting a lady on her hair), DDána 114.8 .

(c) terrible, awesome: co nderna thúaig n-uathmar n-acbéil . . . de (of Cú Ch.'s distortion), TBC-LL¹ 3804 . sech ifrenn n-ūathmar n-acbē[i]l (: cēin), BColm. 48.9 . sechnon Ēirenn aigbēile, ML² 155 . dol d'argain an ollomhan / . . . / mon ngníomh n-éagosmhail n-aigmhéil `for the unseemly, woeful deed', TD 3.27 . adhnaicit siumh gerbh aiccméil / in gobainn isin aiccen, BNnÉ 65.5 . Of a person: an t-iarrla aghmhor onconta aigmheil `awful', Rel. Celt. ii 260.30 . da congbad a muinter fein / a gesa don naem aigbeil, Fen. 270.14 . Lasair inghean Ronáin réidh / an bhannaomh uásal aigmhéil, Ériu v 80.36 . lucht crúadhaighthe caingneadh réidh / grúamaighthe airrdhean n-aigmhéil, Studies 1919, 256 § 4 .

Compar.: aigmeili lais in ugdar in set do gait a haentig oldas a haenmaigin `the author of the law viewed the stealing of the seds . . . as of greater enormity', Laws i 164.31 Comm. aicbeile don rig a facbail amaich, iii 496.17 Comm.

(d) wretched, despairing: iachtadh aigmeil ┐ gair truagh, RC xxviii 312 § 12 . éagcaoine na n-anam n-aigmhéil, TSh. 6540 . bertaid-si aichni aicbeil for in scel sin ┐ teid a ciall uaithi `she turned a terrified attention to that tale', Aen. 791 . Adv. go haccaointeach aigmhéil, TSh. 4010 .

As subst.: i naicbelib in armuigi amid the horrors of the battle-field, MR 316.19 .

1 áith

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adj i

I

(a) sharp, keen. In physical sense, of a blade, point, etc.: amal in n-altain n-á.¤ , Ml. 72b8 . ette no benn múir no pinna á.¤ gl. pinna, Sg. 67a7 . mar bad do altain á.¤ etruim nad berrtha, TBC-LL¹ 1892 . gae aith etromm, 5570 . cloidem á.¤ amhnas, 5501 . bera áithe, PH 1204 . clocha . . . aithe, IT i 190.27 . in torc cusna eochraibh aithi .i. cusna fiaclaib birathi, Laws v 444.16 Comm. a sheanshaoghlach á.¤ ḟionnḟuar (to a weapon), TD 33.10 . Equative: ba háthithir delc sciach, LU 5920 (TBC) = ba hathidir, LL 12539 . Compar. áithiu cech delg is ou, PH 4136 . cia mes (.i. faebur) is áithe na glám? Ériu xiii 81 § 287 . slega ba haithiu rinde, BB 490a16 . Superl. cía háithemh eó? what is sharpest of points? (of satire), Ériu xiii 25.6 . Cf. O'Dav. 40 , 770 . Compd. ¤rind: tar éis Bresail á. áith, Metr. Dinds. iv 144.6 . ? guaire aithrind fair he had sharp-pointed bristles (of a sea-cat), BNnÉ 77 § 146 = g. aitenndai, Lism. L. 3798 (cf. adrind).

(b) Of mental powers keen, acute , sensitive: ba há.¤ á inntlecht, MacCongl. 17.11 . ropat áithe étrumma a bretha ┐ a chocerta, Tec. Corm. § 6.49 . Cellachán á.¤ imgrind, Ériu i 128.18 . no shárgind én aith im og I used to rob the keen bird of its egg, IT i 158.12 ( LL 20181 ). gan fhear gcoimhghníomha an fhéil á.¤ , DDána 91.41 . einech urlam á.¤ , KMMisc. 274 § 67 . Compds. ¤-airec: aith-airec acutum inuentum , Hib. Min. 8.253 . ¤-chíall: in drui sin amnas co n-aithcheil (: Béil), LL 17750 .

(c) quick, active, keen: at aithi athluma for n-errid, BB 429b35 . a óghmhacaoimh á. éadtruim, DDána 67.13 . aith .i. luath ut est aithem gaibes tuinide .i. is aithi no is oibne gaibis tuinide ma don teallach medhónach (= is aithiu aem .i. is luaithiu, Laws iv 2.10 Comm. ). Nó aith .i. gér, ut est aith amail altain, O'Dav. 126 . aith .i. ger no luath, O'Cl. Adv. ro lenait . . . co haith, Cog. 76.12 . o romgeibh fúacht isind aigh / tigim go háith 'na aghaidh, BS 58 . ? aith ro classa ri airbriu / di ráith fri daigniu demniu, LL 705 (ait aitt v.l., ITS xxxix 170 § 12 ). Compd. tar tuinn anfaidh áithneartmhara, DDána 89.8 .

II Subst.: áith éachtach comhlainn (of a sword), Measgra D. 14.25 . ? esbadach aith īarna dīth inna thacht (of a pig), (B. na f.), Ériu vii 6 § 7 . ? aith cen lén (cheville), SR 5249 .

aithairec

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n ( airec, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 552 ) argument: a.¤ nó thaidbsiu gl. argumentum, Ml. 42b9 . inna aithirciu gl. argumenta, 31a21 . cid ani is airgomanti . . . acute mentis inuentum [.i.] airecc menman aith . . . no aithairecc, Hib. Min. 8.253 . immarcraid . . . d'athairgib, do foclaib ┐ d'analaib do tabairt for aird, O'Curry 1909 ( RIA 23 P 3, 23(21)d ). athairec aile gl. considerate, RC viii 367.27 . samailter na athairci si frisin file, O'Dav. 844 . ? co na cechlaphair-si etir athairic ona conaibh, Anecd. ii 62.18 . Cf. atharc.

causon

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n o. m. (Lat. loanword) causon : amail is follus a fiabrus interpullata . . . ┐ a fiabrus causoin, RC xlix 14.11 . adeir G. nach fuil deichfer itir terciana ┐ c.¤ , Rosa Angl. 14.y . c.¤ = febres ardentes, 23 K 42, 36.8 . an tan bhios c.¤ ar neach = a febre ardente habito, 56.18 . fiabris gera amail ani causon ' acute fevers such as causon' Ériu x 145 § 1 .

féig

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adj i (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 490 ), in orig. sense used apparently of vision and of things visible.

(a) of sight, seeing, keen-sighted: corop féig rosc for n-anma (gl. illuminatos oculos cordis vestri) Wb. 21a9 . nephsuilig .i. neph-fegi (gl. minus oculati) Ml. 42d8 . `feigh' fairgsionach, Metr. Gl., D 37 . feig .i. qui figit visum in creaturis , O'Mulc. 503 . ni cuitbe ... dall ciarba ḟ.¤ `though you are keen-sighted' Tec. Corm. § 12.7 . Possibly also (of evil eye) penetrating Celtica xxiv 16 .

(b) of objects of sight, clear, luminous: escra f.¤ finnargait, TFerbe 198 . a thir ... fénach f.¤ ` lucent ' Metr. Dinds. ii 10 = LU 4123 (possibly a vb. here; see fégaid).

(c) of sounds shrill, piercing: osnada fégi, Fél., Ep. 326 . cuislenna féighe forbartacha, Acall. 7056 .

(d) of weapons, etc. keen, sharp: féigh .i. gér, O'Cl. (but see below, Adv.) faga féig fobartach, LU 6562 . TBC-I¹ 2047. 3249 . faga feig fobarta, TBC-LL¹ 2738. 5313 . rop scíath fri foébra fégi, Hy v 97 . saigti fegi, Cog. 158.16 . i suaineamnaiph a fogad feig, CCath. 5552 .

(e) of animals: dá ech ... até ... fégi, LU 9259 . tri .lll. gabur ... itté ... fegi, 6911 ( BDD 51 ).

(f) fig. of mental and moral qualities, etc., keen, penetrating, acute : (prohibited to a breithem :) gen beith féigh fethamail ..., Irish Texts iv 26z . bad léir, bad f.¤ a chubus, Ériu iii 96 § 1 (with gl. .i. grinn, p. 110 ). scel feigh forsgaithi ingenious (?) Anecd. ii 42.12 . frecmharc ḟéigh ḟéthamhail, Ériu xiii 25.8 . lucht na foghluma feighi (: grēne), Lism. L. 4562 . keen, stringent: fuigli féigi ... filed, MR 194.2 . smacht f.¤ , Ériu iv 94 § 11 . Rechtaid rochaith fichit f.¤ LL 128b26 (`spent twenty vigilant [years]' MacCarthy 184.2 (or is it a vb. here ? See fégaid). Intense, sharp, passing into sense of fierce: féigh .i. amnas no feochuir, O'Dav. 886 . ba feig ┐ ba forgranda in feghad dobert cach for a ceile dib IT i 273 ( FB 40 , Eg.). dorat comrac féig fichda dó, TFerbe 231 . ro cuirestair comlond feig feochair, Cog. 194y . forccomh feigh fíoramhnus do phíce, AFM vi 2114x . Of persons: atconnarc ... budin fég fírālaind, LL 267b42 ( MU² 761 ). foglaid f.¤ , Fél.² lxxxix. 33 . áes feig forúallach, TBC-I¹ 1658 . AFM v 1850.1 . míairle ind óesa feigh foruallaigh, Hugh Roe 248y (f. 66b) . Cf. bethi uli fri fessa feig | hirrichtain lessa Ioseiph, SR 3083 . As sobriquet: file ..., Foachtach fégh a ainm, Ériu xiii 46.15 (= Feigh, ZCP vii 300 ). (Adv.) fegsat filid Fail ... | fenchas co feigh, Laws i 32x . rosfreacair go feigh (.i. co ger), Leb. Gab.(i) i 44 (this may be the source of O'Cl., cited under d, above). manip co feigh fessara | cisa ... unless he know distinctly ZCP iv 237.12 = Leb. Cert. 236.4 . innisit ... co féicch ` distinctly ' AFM ii 962.8 . labhraidh go fēigh, L. Cl. A. B. 269.46 . co fergach fegh, Aen. 914 . Superl.: cia fegam ranac, YBL 411c25 (= féighe, Tec. Corm. vi ).

Compds. with adj.: ¤buide: urla fegbuide bright yellow TBC-LL¹ 1375 . ¤seng keen and graceful: sluag féig-ṡeng Fáil LL 142b15 . fer ... feigseng (: Érenn), Leb. Gab.(i) i 94.3 (= feígṡeng, LL 6b39 . feidhṡeang, BB 28a53 . With subst.: ¤bríathar: feighbriathra fithnaise, Anecd. ii 65.13 . ¤forcsiu scrutinizing: co ndechaid ... dia fegforcsin, RC xxiv 274 § 5 = dia fegfegsin, BB 258a26 . ¤fuil (?): frossa fégfola, SR 8034 .

? fíaránach

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adj o-ā angry, irritated, petulant: dar ḟágoibh go fiarránach | Conn Céadchathach in a huff Duan. F. i 90.20 . Cf. fiarán `anger, acute discontent' Dinneen : f.¤ cailleach `the ravings of old women' Ó Bruad. iii 184 .

finnitnech

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adj (variant of finditech ?) inquiring, keen, acute (?): fochmorc foruis .i. ata fiss finnitnech acum, LL 187a14 (= foridnech, RC xxvi 20 n. 7 . foirithn—, YBL 244b37 ). senoir fireolach finnitneach, TTebe 1190 . Cf. finditech.

fúachda

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adj io-iā (cf. fúachaid `sharpens' ?) the lit. meaning may be sharp, keen, acute ; used fig. of persons and things both in favourable sense and the reverse. Of persons : atá fó cach duma ... coica fer fírglan f.¤ , LU 2874 . Slóg Connacht ... airecht fírálaind f.¤ , 2884 . eces f.¤ , 2890 . máthair Meidbi ... Cruachna | glórda f.¤ ria cach froiss, LL 137b43 . i cathaib ba f.¤ in fer, 141b1 . sluag fuachta re cach fedain, Hy Fiach. 292 . ba fuachda forgranda ... tuaruscbail ind fir, FB 37 Eg. ( IT i 271 ). na trī harrachta fuachdha frithire, ML² 1585 (om. ML 118x ).

Of actions, etc. and things : ar diantarractain fuacdha ... for cetri coicctibh ... Erenn, TBC-LL¹ 5629 St. múrad na hEmna, ba gním febda f.¤ , LL 46a13 ( MS. Mat. 493 ` contentious '). forlunn fuachda, Caithr. CC § 91 . aithesc febda fuachda (: Cruachna), LL 229a13 . briathra doirbhe ...f.¤ , Celt. Rev. iv 20.13 . scel fuachda re gach fine | ēg rí Cruac[h]na, BB 58b7 . sgiath ... ḟuachdha ` terrible ' ML 110.23 . tar sruthrabhartaibh f.¤ ... na fuarḟairrge ` contentious ' 46y = tar radarcuib fuachda ... ` turbulent ' ML² 692 . As adv. : fuachda lotar Lagin | dar Áth Dúne, LL 46a14 . Colum Cille ... nach bi re fand go fúachdha, BCC p. 394.1 . go f.¤ ┐ go firserb, ZCP viii 266.7 .

gér

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adj o,ā sharp, keen :

(a) In physical sense : comrac arm ṅ-gér, TBC-LL¹ 797 . iṅgni ... cruindgéra, 212 . co scenaib glasgéraib, LU 3888 ( SCC § 40 ). Mac Ruaidri na renn roger, MacCarthy 434 § 1 . cu cloich ṅgéir, PH 5733 . carruic ghéur sharp-pointed , 1 Sam. xiv 4.

(b) In abstract sense keen, intense : rommain ar gāibthib géraib, Hy. vi.26 . ar iffern ṅgér ṅgenech, Fél. Ep. 538 . fīr ṅgér, a sharp ordeal, BDD² 712 . Bás meic ríg ... bid gním gér, TFerbe 106 . cath Géisille géar, fierce fight, Content. ii § 43 . Of illnesses acute : eslanti gera, Mackinnon Cat. 46.23 . O'Gr. Cat. 210.32 . galair ghéara gháibhtheacha, TSh. 516 . ḟiabruis géra = febres acutae, 23 K 42, 39.22 . Of taste salt, acid : na spisrud nger, Irish Texts v 78.26 . biada saillte na gera, 80.31 . Of satire biting, virulent : trí drude denma glam n-gér, LU 10547 . mac in druith al-lus glám ṅgér, Ériu ix 49 § 32 . glam gér .i. ainmedh i t'agaid, O'Dav. 1430. casaoide chruaidh ghéar, TD 22.56 . ib. 34.35 . Of sounds sharp, shrill : rosgrech ... co ... roger, ZCP vi 99.21 . Of persons sharp-tongued, railing : in cainti ba geriu ┐ ba gortiu ... bai i n-Hériu, Hib. Min. 65.3 . a bhfhocair mná géire with a brawling woman, Proverbs xxv 24 . géar rom ghabh ní gus aniogh, Dán Dé xxix 6. Of animals : masa elta gési gér `sharp-voiced,' MU² 469. In favourable sense intelligent, keen-witted, acute : seanchus grinn géar, Content. xvi § 183 . ní aorfainnse ... an ghnúis ... ngéir, TD 23.20 . Cf. Dánta Gr. 38.8 . Equative : geraither cloidem, TBC-LL¹ 5601 (St.). gérither altan berrtha, MR 20.3 . gerithir a gae ri ailt, LL 44b27 . As alleg. npr m. Glas ┐ Ger ┐ Guba. See also Heldensage (Index).

Compds. (1) Prefixed to noun or adj. : ¤acre : dia do ghuasocht dá ngéar-agra `if thou strictly urgest,' Dán Dé xvi 15 . ¤aithech : Garaidh géir-ethach `a fierce vassal ,' Ériu i 30.232 . ¤betha a painful life , O'Dav. 338 . ¤breth a severe judgment : an ghérbhreith aithrighe the severe penance, O'Gr. Cat. 36.36 . ¤cert ? : ni frith fri geirchert ... ecnaid no drui (: Eigept), SR 3229 . ¤cúis subtlety , Proverbs i 4 . ¤cúnntas a stern reckoning , Donlevy 484.11 . ¤daith : bronnaidh a ghroigh go gérdaith with eager promptness, IGT Decl. ex. 354 . ¤eolus exact knowledge , AU iii 574.10 . ¤fáebar sharp edge , Mart. Don. xxxv 22 . ¤fáebrach keen-edged: bád glasa gérḟaebracha a dhi tṡleig, Cóir Anm. § 6 = glas géarfhaobhrach, Keat. ii 1956 . ¤gairmnech shrill: gol ... goirt gergairmnech, ZCP x 413.7 . ¤gním mortification, austerity: géir-ghníomha goirte na haithrighe, TSh. 8813 . ¤gorm intensely blue: na gulbnig gergorma, LL 142a20 . ¤guasacht acute danger ; a ffuair ... do ghaibhthibh ┐ do ghérgusachtaibh d'easbaidh bhídh, AFM v 1662.2 . ¤guinech sharp-wounding , AFM i 334.6 . a cholann ghearghuinioch, RC xxiii 12.12 . ¤iarnaide : an sagart do léigen as na gériarnaighibh (i.e. from his fetters), Ériu v 92.14 . ¤inntlechtach keen-witted, acute , TSh. 2252 . ¤láided earnestly exhorting: iar ngresacht ┐ iar ngérlaoidheadh a bhecc slóicch, AFM v 1356.18 . ¤loscad burning fiercely, searing: ceó ... tighe dha géarlosgadh, Ériu i 22.104 . ¤menma apprehension (?), intentness (?), anxiety (?) : atá germenma in t-ṡlóig form-sa, TBC-LL¹ 552 ; 498 ; 1467 . ¤nemnech agonising: gnáth-ghalar ... géir-neimhneach, TSh. 8239 . ¤oll : nī dīghainn mo glēs gēroll, ZCP xiii 8.5 . ¤radarc sharp sight: géradharc an uilc, Mac Aingil 21.4 . ¤rennach keen-bladed: tri .l. gai gerrandach, BDD² p. 68 § 165 (St.). TD 7.4 ; 16.68 . ¤scrútad close investigation , Donlevy 68.w . ¤smacht harsh rule, severity: géar-smacht an chéastúnaigh, TSh. 6383 (severitas tortoris, Nehemiah i 2 ). ¤tind : robidgc in gái gluair gerthind, SR 6076 . ¤tuicse keen intelligence: a léightheóir gherthuigse, Flower Cat. 574.4 . ¤úrlach (cf. urlaide): ro ēirigh go grod gērúrlach 'in a sharply smiting manner (?)' ZCP xxxiii 130 § 5 . Cf. imúrlach. ¤urnaighthe fervent prayer , BNnÉ 227 § 129.

(2) Prefixed to verbs : ¤gaibid binds securely: ro croclaigid ra cendsaigid ro glaccaid ┐ ro gergabaid ┐ tuccaid ar culu dun catraig, BB 238b53 . ¤lenaid persecutes: do geirleanfuidis sinn, Donlevy 90.2 . ¤scrútaid incites (?) : ilimat a fert ┐ a mhírbal ... gēr-scrūdaiss sin intinn-chroidheda na rēgiōn `incited the minds,' Fl. Earls 132.17 .

glicc

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adj i acute , shrewd, ingenious, skilled : pad glicc far n-intliucht, Wb. 5c21 . is glicc som oc aslug in phectho `cunning in tempting ...,' 14d27 . cid glicc et cid sulbir oc aisṅdís, 27a8 . as nglic that he is wise, Ml. 120b4 . rit chell n-glicc, IT i 125.5 . fer fathach fíamach fír-glicc, CRR § 19 . nī glic sin (refusing an unacceptable offer), BColm. 68.19 . iar ṅgleo glic, LL 208a49 . Ailbe a chú glan glic glé, Hib. Min. 51.6 . mana roibhe si glic, cráibhthech (gl. prudens), O'D. 531 ( H 3.17, c.431 ). glic fri hailchi uara skilled in [carving] cold stones, ZCP i 455.1 . flaith na Fian faebairglic, Acall. 664 . ṡeinnes in cruit co caeimglic, 641 . leinbhín fa glic nglóir expert of speech, 633 . Cf. a Mhochaomhog an ghlóir ghlic, Atlantis iv 152.24 . pl. glan-naoimh ghaosmhara ghlioca ... Éireann, TSh. 2251 . lasna gliccu gnátha, Metr. Dinds. iii 218.38 . Compar. nipa gliccu felsub olambieid-si a more acute philosopher, Wb. 26d26 . ni for-gliccu ... inda oen na n-ánmanna no wiser than ..., SR 1235 . ni roibi Gregda ba glicca inas, TTebe 3932 . (As superl.) an tres airemh as glioca do ronadh one of the three cleverest computations ..., TBC-LL¹ p. 79 n. 16 . an chomhairle is glioca ... TSh. 269 . Superl. (used abs.): gliccem doruilli ethar `right prudently manned a skiff,' Metr. Dinds. iv 122.21 .

Compds. ¤cridech wise of heart: gach énduine glic-chroidheach, Exodus xxxvi 1 . ¤ráitech wise of utterance , Hy Maine 134.8 .

lannach

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adj o, ā (1 lann) noted for blades, swords : cnoc l.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 524.19 = Measgra D. 41.11 . ollamh aibidh l.¤ léidmheach (` acute '), Ó Bruad. i 54.7 . Mars . . . leabhair lannach, O'Rah. vi 5. Cf. a chlanda Cuinn chréachtlannoigh `famous for piercing lance', O'Hara 1610.

3 les

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Forms: leas

n ā, f. leas (na coisi), IGT Decl. § 39 (91.21) .

(a) buttock, hip, haunch ; very freq. in dual buttocks, posterior : coche no less gl. clunis, Sg. 67a14 . catas (crinas) .i. na lessa `the haunches', Gild. Lor. 176 . for di lis ṅgabra `on the haunches of the steed', Fél. 152.23 . ina suidhiu isin sneachta corici a dī leis, TBC-I¹ 1117 ( LU 5600 ). cen chnáim lessi . . . do brisiud, LU 6530 . congeib ó chond a leisi co holl a ochsaille, LL 189a46 . Cf. dar cuimgib a ll.¤ , Dinds. 1 § 8 . ubhall a leisi do dhol asa ionad cavitate sua excidit coxa, 23 K 42, 102.y . co ndechaid a uball asa leis don leim sin, D IV 2, 63rb11 . gluaisidh si cenn uachtarach na leisi a folmuigecht na leisi, ┐ in cnamha uachtaruigh `the upper end of the thigh-bone moves in the hollow of the upper bone', Rosa Angl. 318.13 . loigid in t-otar faon ┐ a [leasa] co hard, 244.6 (cuirem ard fo chorranaib a leas, v.l.). is edh is siética and .i. teindes bis isin leis, 318.8 . moṅg . . . fair co clár a dá leas the small of the back (?), Ériu iv 138.x . do ben legadh di, ┐ do briseadh cnaimh a lesi, BCC 272.28 (§ 267) (coxaque ejus in duas confracta est partes, Adamnan).

(b) thighs(?): ní tuidchid for lesa ban ┐ nícon gignethar [mac amne], Blathm. 19. Cf. clár da less .i. in loc as a teít ind nóidiu, LL 187b 56 (cf. RC xxvi 28 § 109n .). mac lessi, MacCongl. 33.23 (in comic pedigree).

(c) In verse loosely side, thigh : a fhir (a) legas an leac go trom / air leis mínghil mheic Domhnoill, 23 E 26, 274.35 mo leanabh óm leas do ládh (on the death of a son), 23 G 24, 324. 25 .

With ref. to animals: tuc a leis ria ais . . . / co Inis ṅGlais (of the Dond Cúalṅge bearing away the body of the Findbennach), LL 20960 (`buttock', Metr. Dinds. iii 372.93 ). Of the distribution of various joints of meat according to the status of the recipient: laarg do righ . . . colp[th]a ogtigern, cuind arad, l.¤ rigna, IT iii 188 § 10 . larac do rig . . . colpta octigerna, . . . l.¤ rigna, croichet fresabrattrig, Laws i 48.13 Comm . Cf. les-chrúachait below.

Compds. With nouns. ¤chrúachait the name of some portion of the rump variously said to be reserved for the queen, a rí ruirech, a deogbaire, etc.: righan ┐ ri ruireach: —les-croichte, Petrie's Tara 185 § 16 . tanaise suad leschruachait doib, LL 3648 . scolaige leschruachait doib . . . deogbaire leschruachait doib, 3643 - 4 . ¤druimm: name given to group of Ogham letters m g ng st s denoted by lines drawn at an acute angle across the `druimm' (basic line or solid angle of stone, etc.) and extending on each side of it, Auraic. 948. lesdruim .i. leas uait [┐ fris] cucut, no leatarsna darin druim bis aicmi muine, 988 . it e a n-airdi: deasdruim, tuathdruim, leasdruim, tredruim, imdruim, 948 . ¤lerg (?): dam derg . . . do bói a les-lergaib na Luachra swelling slopes (?), Acall. 2909 (`open lands', SG ii 176 ). ocht fichit findairge . . . i les-lergaib na Luachra, 5986 (`pastures', 239 ).

With adjj. ¤baccach lame: a tri náimhde tuathchaecha lesbaccach[a] leisbréna, Acall. 6248 . ¤brén see above. ¤chora (variant of 2 cara): la táeb … leaschorach 'together with… hips and haunches' Celtica xiii 7.33 . ¤lethan wide in the haunch: ech líath lesslethan, LU 8659 ( FB 49 ).

? lungetaib

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ind d p. in carpat . . . co fer[t]sib crédumaib co l.¤ findruine, TBC-I¹ 2550 (`an acute accent over the g', Edd.). Compd. of 1 long? Cf. luingit.

rind-

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Forms: rindfeoir, rindnime, rinnnime, rindriuchta, rionnaghach

prefix n in compds. used in senses of 1, 2 and 3 rind, not always easily distinguished, somet. merely with intensifying force.

(a) with subst.: ¤áithe sharp-pointedness: co rinnaithi eoa for a n-innaibh (of lances), CCath. 5303 . Berach . . . ainm fuair trésin rinnáithe acuteness , BNnÉ 26.15 . ¤arg: rí na rind-arg ` spearmen ', Metr. Dinds. iv 90.18 . ¤blad: mac R. co rindblaid ` spear-renowned ', Metr. Dinds. iii 302.58 . ¤cert: rindchert cech raind `the rule of rhyme', Metr. Dinds. i 50.55 . ¤ecnaid: dā rindegnaid cach riagla acute (? eminent = 2 rind) in knowledge , ZCP xiii 16.21 . ¤feithem (rinnfheitheamh) keen investigation, contemplation , TSh. 883 . ré rinnfheitheamh nó ré contemplation, Keat. iii 3112 . ag rinnfheitheamh romhaibh keeping keen look out , Studies 1921, 73 § 1 . ¤fér blade of grass: pl. rindfeoir, Ériu x 84 § 78 . ¤luas great swiftness : tré luas . . . reatha ┐ rionnluais, TSh. p. 318 argument , AFM v 1638.15 . ¤mag: Cu Rui ind rindmaige spear -( battle -) plain , Bruchst. i § 58 (< IT iii 94 § 144 ). ¤muir: tar an rinnmuir ríanaigh, BCC 384.19 . ¤nem (2 rind): dond rindnim starry heaven , Fél. May 29 . g s. rindnime, SR 510 . rinnnime, 8221 . ¤niam: ingen R. co rindníam `starlike beauty', Metr. Dinds. iii 94.0 . ¤ogam: rith rindogaim, IT iii 92 § 139 (a species of Ogham?). ? ¤richt (2 rind): rēlat tria rintriuchta ráid | áes ind intliuchta áin . . . inganta, SR 7829 ; perh. = rindriuchta (= -rechta) their radiant (luminous) converse; cf. Daniel xii 3 . ? ¤ris: cingid for rinndris na mbera . . . di chach biur for araili, TBC-I¹ 1359 = for rindriis, LU 5733 , rindrús, Eg.1782 .

(b) with adj.: ¤ágach spear-fighting: Lug rindagach, ZCP xii 363.2 = rionnaghach, Leb. Gab.(i) i 174.11 . ¤áith sharp-pointed : clóthi géra rindáthi, PH 8111. 3296 . do beraib rinnaithi, CCath. 3154 . freagra rionnáith, Content. xii 6 . ¤balc: rí rindbalcc, SR 123. 2671 . Credh rinnbalc ingen Ronan `star-strong', Fél. 134 z . ¤faebrach: drong rennfhaobrach `armed with point and edge', O'Gr. Cat. 464.25 . ¤gel star-bright : la ruiri richid rindgil, SR 778 . 4094 . bean . . . rindgeal, RC xxiii 400 § 4 . ¤gér: co n-ilar sleg rindgér sharp-pointed , Acall. 5162 . radarcc a rosc rinnger keen-sighted , CCath. 5555 . ¤glan: ruibni rinndglan rétglann, SR 7292 . Of a beach: trácht réid rindglan, ZCP v 496 § 3 . ¤glas: rosg rindglas, Cog. 180.16 . leth mo ruiscc rinnglaiss, Anecd. i 31 z . ¤luath: sidhe retha rindluaith, Acall. 6058 ; cf. ZCP vi 57.16 , CF 101 . ¤mas(s): mo Ri rinnmas, SR 5636 . riched rindmas `star-beautiful', Ériu iii 98.2 (Rule of Ailbe). Fél. 154.4 . ¤radarcach: co tighibh rinnradharcacha, Acall. 426 , cf. 3080 n. ; i.e. from which a clear (or distant) view can be obtained? ¤roscach: ó ralá . . . súil rinnamail rindroscaig dar in fairggi, LL 235a47 ( TTr. 1362 ). Cf. ¤rosc. ¤ruad: trérinde rindruadai red-pointed , Alex. 11 . ¤solus: roscc rinnṡolus, CCath. 5556 . ¤úar: fir na n-arm rindfuar, Ériu iv 226.26 .

rindamail

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adj i. (1 rind) acute , piercing, gen. of sight: súil rinnamail, LL 235a47 ( TTr. 1362 ). ní fhuil mo rosg go rinnamail, ML² 1506 . rindamuil an rodharc, IGT Dec. ex. 380 . Of light: in nem . . . cona rennaib rindamla, LL 237a36 ( TTr. 1507 ).

séim

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Forms: semiu, sémi

adj i compar. semiu gl. exilior, Sg. 14b6 .

(a) slender, thin, narrow, slight; smooth: `seim' cach seang, cach sircumang, Metr. Gl. 3.5 . `séimh' beag, ib. 29 § 48 . intí as sémiu .i. intí as mindchichthiu (gl. tenuior), Ml. 19d8 . sémi gl. exiles, 54b17 . sémi .i. sémigte in corp gl. extinuata (sic) (ieiunia), 86a10 . s.¤ gl. macer, Sg. 37a3 . huan dlúithi s.¤ gl. tenui . . . rima, 46a10 . sluinnter ní s.¤ ina sarugh . . . .i. aisneithar go nach beg aní ata do neoch ina tsarugad no slight matter, O'Curry 2626 ( Eg. 88, fo. 53 (54)c ). s.¤ anim ocnait `slight is the blemish of a young man', RC xxvi 16 § 14 (glossed: .i. is étrom nó is bec ind anim . . .). Cf. Laws iv 386.13 Comm . isém dúnn . . . in membrum hisiu, ZCP viii 176.4 . clann Mhaoilchainnigh na gcuach seimh, LL 394.41 . sliocht na righi is seimh snoidhe, ib. 54 . na seolcrannu séimi sithardda, LL 235b3 ( TTr. 1367 ). minslabraidh segda seimi seic-rigne, CCath. 5279 . gur bhris a dróm séanna séimh ar (sic leg.) a dhó, CF Eg. 193 . do rosg . . . | mar oighreadh seimh snúadhamail, BS 18.22 . Cf. rosc s.¤ sruth meda, SG 241.18 . a chruth séimh, TD 21.38 . a fhinne-bhean tséimh shéaghanta, Keat. Poems 973 . Adv. leasg leo buain acht go séimh ris, Content. xviii 88 .

(b) In later texts, mild, lenient, not heavy or oppressive : na gcaoimh-reacht séimh, Oss. vi 8.8 . a bheit[h] foighideach ┐ séimh re na lucht freasduil, Donlevy 328.6 . fa na bpeacaidhe do léigion thortha go réigh, ┐ fa bheith ro shéimh ris an aithrigheach, ib. xv 23 .

(c) direct (cf. Mod.Ir. caol-díreach, and séim-dírech below): rith roseim os bith, SR 39 . ná bad s.¤ do deog deccair | cen chéim do 'na comlepaid that he would have no direct approach to . . ., Ériu iv 104 § 47 . ni fuilngenn in craidhi eslainti trom acht o cuis roseimh a very direct cause (?), Rosa Angl. 138.8 . (`a slight cause'). Adv. directly, or perh. clearly (?): an tuisci fliuch tiugh ac lethnugadh ┐ ac ramrugadh an radairc ann ┐ a bacail de dul co seim na naduir fein dinnsaidhi an duine, Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.6 (of the enlarging effect of water on the appearance of a submerged object).

(d) in various applications. Of food, meagre, moderate, slight, light : baí s.¤ sáth .i. ba becc a saith, LU 655 ( ACC 25 ). ol cen itu cen mescai | proind ṡeim cen saith cen gortai, LB 100 marg. inf. le beagán do shásadh shéimh | tugais a ndaoithin dóibh-séin (of the five loaves and two fishes), DDána 20.26 . victus tenuis atque exquisitus in morbis longis . . . periculosus .i. ata an diet roiṡéim guasachtach . . . is na heaslaintibh righne, 23 K 42, 4.4 . oir is seimhe in chilus na in t'aran `for the chyle is tenderer (nearer digestion) than the bread', Reg. San. XI x . biadha séimhe sochaitmhe, PCT 102 . Of liquids, thin, diluted; volatile: lan do linn seim somes, IT i 291 § 72 Eg. (FB). tairrngid teasbac na greine an cuid as [s]eime ┐ a s millsi duisci na fairrgi suas, Ir. Astr. Tr. 42.7 . fīn . . . is é seim arna mesrugad le huisgi, Rosa Angl. 92.6 . an fual séimh uisgeamail (tenuis), 23 K 42, 216.14 . Of air, rarefied: na haer . . . ata na corp chael tseim tsogluaisti ┐ is mo 7 is seime 7 is luaithi a gluasacht na gluasacht an uisci, Ir. Astr. Tr. 154 . 20 - 21 . rithid an taer seimh rompa ┐ togaidh se gaeth, 148.3 . Of cloth, fine, thin: lénti sémi . . . sítaidi, TBC-LL¹ 183 . ? To this: in sét s.¤ | is ingantu fūair Find féin | . . . cochlān caemdlūith Crothrainne, Fianaig. 50 § 25 (`dainty'). Of fire, clear (?): ar teinidh seim, gan detach, Rosa Angl. 84.19 (`slow'). Cf. bruth feda dair úr | ó nach gnáth nech s.¤ | tinn cenn tís ó a dhúil | tinn súil ó a ghrís ghéir, SG 245.32 (`from him none may escape unhurt'). Of sounds, thin, gentle: crōnān sē[i]mh (of insects), K. and H. § 25 . in guth s.¤ attruag, LB 157a54 . idir an fodhar a[s] seime ┐ an fodar as reimhe, Ir. Astr. Tr. 154.29 . glór séimh, Content. ix 8 . na mbriathar seimh somblasta, AFM vi 2116.20 .

(e) of corporeal matter, subtle, insubstantial, thin : hi corpaib dlútaib ┐ i corpaib tiugaidib bias esergi na ndóeni ┐ ní i corpaib sémib ┐ rofollib mar aer nó gaíth, LU 2627 (H). is s.¤ ┐ is imétrom ┐ is sídamail in tuarascbáil (of people who were invisible to those about them), MU² 569 . is demin cetus cuirp na hesergi co mbat foille ┐ séime tria imfhulang in aicnid spirutalda, PH 6746 . furtachtaigidh inn (sic) t-usci fuar an dileghadh san adbur coilerda seim (materiam colericam ┐ subtilem), RC xlix 29.20 (opp. to: adbur reamur, 30.4 ).

(f) as gramm. term, lenited : .n. cédus .i. Níall .n. séimh gan Níall, IGT Introd. § 7 (5.4) . dá .g. . . . gibé cruth a mbíd, lom no séimh, § 46 (14.8) .

(g) of mental processes, subtle, ingenious, acute : is séimh in muin doberat Ulaid ummum-da `subtle is the treachery', Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 26 § 5 . a c[h]omrād ba soglan sēim | ōs līnib lebrāin 'ga lūadh (of Columcille), ZCP vii 303 § 4 . ni bfuil . . . ni as airdi ┐ as seime . . . ina in egnadh, Ériu v 140.133 (`more comely'). do foghlaim sé leigheann agus crábhadh . . . ┐ do bí iúlmhar s.¤ . . . ionnta, ITS xvi 14 § 7 (= astutus, V. SS. Hib. ii 38.20 ). macānta, crionda, séimh, Eg. Gl. 457 .

Compds. ¤bairdne name of a metre: is airi asperar sem-bairdne ar semhí gach nech dorimí, IT iii 28.6 . Cf. 14 § 30 . ¤dírech: ro loi[s]cset gach lis . . . tharla doibh a seimhdhirech gacha sliged, Caithr. CC 54.1 . ¤fher: sgáth a dheirbhfine an séimhfhear as suilbhire, L. Cl. A. B. 146.4 . ¤guibín gentle little mouth : le seol-ghuth a séimh-ghuibín, Keat. Poems 110 . ¤lí: gné shéimhlí a aighthe, L. Cl. A. B. 217.64 . ¤nembocht: slat shéimhnembocht ón Bhóinn bhinn, | éinbhennocht do fhóir Éirinn, 103.75 . ¤rigin slender and tough : cona snat[h]cenglaib seimrighnib sitaidhi, CCath. 5464 . ¤ṡeng fine and slender : xl. lathe lanṡeṅg | doruacht in sathe s., LL 5b14 . a ghruadh ṡéimhṡeang ṡíodhamhail, TD 2.26 . lór don bhaisgheal bhairrṡéimhṡeang `of the fine soft hair', 12.1 . teagh . . . | na naoimhfhear suarcghlan séimhsheang, Aithd. D. 88.21 . Of a country: a chuiléin . . . | ro thaisdil tír ts. (of fairyland), SG 353.11 . fa chlár séimhṡeang na sreabh nglas `smooth, beautiful land of blue streams', TD 31.30 . ¤ṡíthcháin: do rinneadar neóil uachtracha an aeidhir ┐ dúl na firmament sith ┐ séimhshíothchána re chéile `gentle accord', ITS i 78.5 . ¤thana thin, meagre : séim tana gl. exilem, Sg. 14a8 . ¤thecht an ingenious crossing (?): fuair treoir na dtonn laideanda | d'éis séimhthechta a srothann bhfis having expertly crossed their streams of knowledge, L. Cl. A. B. 175.95 (: éifechta).

túailngthech

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n o, m. (túailnge) man of ability, chief, ruler: do chneasaibh ár dtuailgineach `of our worthy chiefs,' Ó Bruad. iii 166.6 . d'fheartaibh an tualangthaigh (God), 14 (tualaingthicc, v.l.). tuailgneach sa bhreath cáinghéar [ciuin] `lord whose legal judgments are acute and grave,' 210.20 .