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aidble

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aidble or dil.ie/837
Last Revised: 2019

 

n , f. (adbal) vastness, greatness: co naidbli a slógaid, Fél. Dec. 19 . a.¤ n-dinge / ainble angluinne, TBC-LL¹ 5637 . ar immad a necnai ┐ ar aidbhli a noclach, LL 217bx ( TTr. 67 ). ar a med ┐ ar a na.¤ , MR 66.17 . re haidhbhliu na fedmann, CCath. 5872 . re haidbli in airlig, TTebe 1910 . go bfionnaid cách ar n-aidhbhle, ML² 942 . dursan do mhartra, a Mheic Dé / eagal linn aidhbhle an fhínné, Aithd. D. 92.1 . ar aidhbhle a eolusa, Geneal. Tracts 6.4 . d'aibhle an uabhair, L. Cl. A. B. 270.1 . In chevilles: aidbli bann with full many feats, Sc.M² 21(k) . a.¤ gal, CRR § 4 . aidhbhle réimeann, Keat. iii 1675 . aidblib ṅgleo, Ériu v 222.46 . aidblib níad, 223.61 . ? to- aidbli (MSS iubla, aibli, aibne), éisc i sruthaib -snáither 'with abundance of fish it is swum in streams' Ériu xxx 197 (Audacht Morainn) .

daig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. daig or dil.ie/14169
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: doigh, doighthe, doightheacha, duig, dathacha

n i later t, f. m. (is ē in daigh derg, BB 319 b 30) .

I A flame, blaze, conflagration, fire . .i. ignis , H 3.18, 69 . dag .i. ingnis , O'Mulc. 337 . d.¤ = tine, Metr. daig .i. tine, Stowe Gl. 96 . daig derg dermór teintide, SR 4092 . ba mét daig ndairthaige, BDD § 65 , ib. § 66 . derg in d.¤ , LL 130 a 27 , 196 b . téit d.¤ do neim, RC xx 150 . 15 . daig garg gnathaltach, RC xxxii 392. 2 . Dáiri Derg daigh garg, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 62. 7 . in daig derglasrach, Lec. 376 a 5 . SG 18. 8 . daig ┐ debech, LL 10 b 19 = BB 33 b 3 , 4 . g s. luchair dego, TBC-LL¹ 5301 YBL (l. dhedha, St., luachair dheghadh H, l. n[d ?]aga LL). nemain dega .i. aibli tened, ut dicitur nemain dega derci, O'Mulc. 839 . dá mag déc derce dega, LL 7 a 9 ( degha, BB 28 b 20 ). eo dega deirg, LL iii 19467 . deilm ndegae, Liad. and Cuir. 16 , 22 . muir ṅdaiged tened tromruad, SR 910 . Molling lassar daiged, Bor. § 129 ( = RC xiii 102. 1 ). d s. at é rombeotar ar daig, Rawl. 88 a 41 . a óca batar ardaigh | ag orcain Maoil Milscothaig, Anecd. ii 66.1 . dosratsat fo thendáil tened ┐ fo daigid dergruaid, TTr. 572 . a s. cen cath cen indrud cen daigh ndeirg, Tig. 999 . meirgeda donna mar dhaigh, MR 228. 11 . is and atconnairc daighidh na hoirgne, Dinds. 129 ( RC xvi 81 ). orcon fri daigid: Corcach mor ... do argain f. d., Tig. 977 . arg. f. d. cech naidchi, Ériu iv 28. 23 . fri d. rohorta uile, AU i 416. 5 . ib. 376. 15 ; 408. 3 ; 424. 10 . orcain la daigid: Corcach mór do arcain la d. AU i 490. 4 . a pl. rosiacht a mórairgne ba tria daigte tened LU 114 a 43 . d pl. co ndaighthibh .i. go dteinntibh, O'Cl. ina doigthib dergthinead, Lec. 596 b 30 .—Metaph. of a hero, king, saint. d.¤ ná dubaig, IT iii 131. 10 . d.¤ ná daim crannchor, ib. 154. 4 . is daidh didaingen in duine mór, ib. 94. 34 . Niall mac Diarmata in daig derg, LL 185 a 1 . Duach dalta Dedaig in daig, ib. 129 a 25 . dá bliadain ba derb don daig, Rawl. 164 b 18 . in d.¤ dherglasrach iarthair Eorpa .i. Molaise, SG 18. 8 . a dhaigh dhána dhúir, Oss. v 14. 17 ; 16. 2 .

II A pang, stitch, or other pain P. O'C. doigh, Eg. Gl. 260 . nicon rabi doig ná tendius i corp ná hi colaind di, LB 135 b 2 . rohathnuigit bríga a cuirp cen doig cen tinnes, ib. 233 b 4 . ca an daigh dochuaidh ad chridhe, P. O'C. s.v. daigh . dochuaidh doigh éada a nAoife dhesin a dart of jealousy Atlantis iv 118. 32 . loscad daigi heartburn O'Gr. Cat. 194 . Dinneen s.v. doigh.

MOD. doigh, pl. doighthe and doightheacha, Munster duig, pl. dathacha rheumatics .

2 mass

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Forms: mais(s)ech, masmóir

adj o, ā. adj. denoting excellence of appearance or external quality; commonly of persons fine, handsome, goodly (?), but also of animals and things; later replaced by mais(s)ech. mas .i. maisech, O'Dav. 1230. O'Cl. di rigaib massaib Marggae, Thes. ii 295.13 ( SP v ). Manannan m.¤ , SCC 45. Dondchad molbthach m.¤ , ZCP xi 110 § 34. macc Maire m.¤ , RC xxiii 316.10 . Maodhócc mas, BNnÉ 255.7 . cairemain maiss, LL 29b41 . ríghe Muimhneach mas, Content. v 182. mná masa (massa LU), TBC-I¹ 2105. Muire m.¤ , LL 370b16 ( Arch. Hib. iv 204 ). colla muinreamhra massa, AFM i 248.6 (poem). co muicc maiss, IT i 77.17 . mag már mas, RC v 202 § 20. i nArd Macha m.¤ , Ériu viii 67.13 . oc loscud Muman maisse, ACL iii 304.12 . an muir mas, Leb. Gab.(i) i 18.23 . medair m.¤ `beautiful chant', Thes. ii 290.9 ( Sg. 204 ). meadar mas oc ōl meda gay (?), Ériu viii 157.10 . ba mas a menma, Anecd. i 60 § 83. noídenán menman mais `of goodly mind', Thes. ii 291.10 (Ml.). cid milis lib a mmid m.¤ , IT i 77.20 . d'ól meadha mhais, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 9. ór mas, O'Dav. 1230.

Compar. massiu máenib, Thes. ii 295.7 ( SP v ).

is m.¤ limm I deem becoming (consonant with dignity), usually in combination with miad: ní miad nó mas lem arm d'imbert for siriti n-amulach, TBC-I¹ 2170. nír miad na m.¤ leiss ind úaburdelb druidechta, LU 6537 = maisi, TBC-I¹ 2021 ; mais, TBC-LL¹ 2709. ní ba maiss leiss . . . airm do brith o na corpaib, TBC-LL¹ 687. With DO: gur mais dóibh araon staona[dh] ón gcath `that it would be to the renown of the two', Oss. iv 138.22 .

? As subst.: tri locha aidble a mmais, LL 5b36 (= aibli amhuis, BB 24b29 ), quoted Keat. i p. 164 .

In composition with another adj.: imram Mælduin dendmais, Anecd. 51 § 5. Mælduin dronmas, § 8. muime mōrmass, § 9 . Loarn lānmas, ZCP x 42.26 . ollmas, Thes. ii 295.4 . in múir masmóir (g s m.), Metr. Dinds. iv 96. Cairend . . . na mbríg masglan, LL 139a31 . With noun: senchas Átha Luain læchmaiss `of the goodly champions', Metr. Dinds. iii 366. mac Nessa nithmass (i.e. a champion fighter), IT i 77.21 . riched rindmas ` star-beautiful ', Fél. Ep. 378.

nemain

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Forms: Nemain, Emain, anemain, ineamhain, némainn

n f.

(a) as npr. f. name of an ancient war-goddess, the wife of Néit and somet. identified with the Badb. Neit mac Indúi 's a dí mnaí Badb ┐ Némaind, LL 11b18 = Nemain, Leb. Gab.(i) i 184.18 . Neid .i. dia catha . . . Nemon uxor illius , Corm. Y 965. Be Neid .i. . . . Nemon, 181 . Némhan .i. badhb chatha no feannóg O'Cl. Nemain is Nét, Metr. Dinds. iv 96.4 (: dremuin). dosfóbair thrá ind Nemain (.i. in Badb), LU 4683 = ind Emain , TBC-I¹ 211 YBL. cordas-mesc ind Némain forsin tslóg, LU 6286 ( TBC-I¹ 1784 ) = coro mesc ind Neamain (.i. in Badb), TBC-LL¹ 2444 (ineamain, St., anemain, H 2.18 , Eg.93 ). ind Neamain, TBC-LL¹ 5004 (anemain, St., ineamhain, H.) = ind Emain, TBC-I¹ 3091.

(b) battle-fury, warlike frenzy, strife: tuc dóib nemain ┐ neim | in draic dremain ` murder ', Metr. Dinds. iv 14.21 . Érne nóisech cen nemain ` malice ', iii 464.53 . nos-geb omun ┐ nemain ┐ dasacht, BB 436b1 . nemhain ┐ dobhar ┐ dásacht, BS § 11 . némhain .i. dásacht nó mire, O'Cl. Cf. nemain dega .i. aibli tened, O'Mulc. 839. ? némain i fothud, RC xxvi 24 § 87 (part of the art or functions of a `fili': `a pearl in setting (?),' Stokes as if = némainn: so also glossators).

smál, smól, smúal

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Forms: smál, smál, smól, smúal

n smál f., IGT Decl. § 39 (91.6) . smál smól smúal m., § 96 (130.9, 11) .

(a) ember, glowing coal, fire : smual is ainm don lasair lāin, Ériu x 85 § 87 (cf. Dinds. 62 ). batar na smola ┐ na casracha teineadh etair é ┐ an dorus `embers', RC xxiii 424 § 42 . fuair a réghlés féin tré choirthir smáil teineadh wrapped in glowing fire, Ériu v 76.24 . smuail bleachta nach báidhfeadh loch (of hell), DDána 37.37 (smól bhleachta, v.l.). smál borb an brátha the savage blaze of doomsday, IGT Decl. ex. 993 . slóigh shénta do theilg Ó Táil | rélta smáil deirg ina díaidh, ex. 1746 . déineamh smóil do ghort Ghaídheal, ex. 1747 . do-bhéaruirse . . . | lí an smóil ar geiltighibh Gall `the hue of embers', TD 27.37 . gabháil smuail i ndonnbhrat `brown mantles smouldered', 29.34 . cúirte . . . i mbeirt smóil `in garb of glowing cinders', O'Gr. Cat. 452.9 . sreath dhoinnlíog nach deirge an smual as red as glowing embers, L. Cl. A. B. 183.97 . gan fear smuail na chionnsa ag cur `a smouldering foe', Ó Bruad. iii 188.12 . do ghruadh ar lí an smóil, Keat. Poems 343 . Of the glow of burnished weapons: smual na sleghi, Irish Texts ii 63 § 4 . loinnear smóil ndata ndoinnshlegh, L. Cl. A. B. 94.15 . gabh do loinn . . . | samhail smuail do dhrithlinn deirg, DDána 97.35 . Of armies: sluag O. . . . | 'na smual troimgliad `blaze', Hy Fiach. 180.6 . muinnter Ch. na smual áig `smouldering with war', Caithr. Thoirdh. 36.25 . dá tuc sluagh ós adba imach | ina smual calma créchtach, 127.37 .

(b) ashes, dross (of a dying or extinguished fire): na roissed smal na dendgor na detach na teined iat, Acall. 5547 . sméroidech no aibli ┐ smal orra, ge do batar beo a n-inadhaib terca a fad o ceili ar fud Erenn `embers or sparks with a gloom(ashes?) upon them', ZCP iii 534.18 ( BCC 33 ). deirge ná drithle gan smál, DDána 88.2 . grís cháomh ar car a smáile | áille táobh nglan do ghrúaidhe fair embers which have put away their ashes, IGT Decl. ex. 1066 . teine ar nach téid smál an undying fire (of hell), Dán Dé v 40 . smál ar an tteine ní théid | caidhe lasair a leithéid, Irish Texts i 36 § 2 = DDána 58.2 . dá lóchrann ar nach luigh smál two ever-blazing torches (i.e. sun and moon), Dán Dé xxvii 10 . teach laoch ar nach luigheann smál, DDána 119.25 . Of a candle: níl tádhbhacht smuail . . . i n-altus aoin `no one's Altus . . . is rated worth a candle-snuff', Ó Bruad. ii 20.3 (see below under compds.).

(c) In moral sense blemish, taint (of sin): do fhaguibh C. cheathra sheansmal ar an (a)ndruing airgeas a chill reproaches (?), BNnÉ 161 § 24 v.l. (hainia[r]smadha, text). anam rouasal gan smál bpeacaidh, Ó Héodhusa 49.y . Muire . . . ar nach roibhi smál pecuidh, Mac Aingil 344.15 . éin-ní cáidheach ar a mbí smál nó teimheal, TSh. 5256 . gan éagnach smáil `without disgrace or insult', Ó Bruad. i 30.16 . dod thógbháil glan ó smal an tsaoghail `from worldly blemish', 62.4 . ris an ainnir mhíonla gan smól, O'Rah. xxix 32 .

Compds. ¤chéo blemish : gan smáilcheo fuair sí síorchlú, Aithd. D. 87.18 . ¤glantóir: dorinne sé seacht lampa ┐ a smólghlantóire ┐ a mhíasa smóil `his snuffers, and his snuff-dishes', Exodus xxxvii 23 . ¤grís: go [a] g[h]ruadh ghairthe mar smuailghríos `blazing ember', Ériu v 66.202 . ¤ísel: crīch Bregh . . . i n-a dumaduib smáil-ísle smūr-luaithrig in low mounds of ashes, ML² 1178 . ¤mala dark eyebrow : smólmhala shnódh-dhubh is géire scríob, Keat. Poems 97 .

sméróitech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sméróitech or dil.ie/38054

 

n (sméróit) collect. embers : sméroidech no aibli ┐ smal orra, ZCP iii 534.18 ( BCC 33 ).