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Cite this: eDIL s.v. selb or dil.ie/37038

Forms: sealbhann

n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 39.20 . g pl. sealbhann, 1 Chron. xxvii 29 .

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(a) In concrete sense, property, appurtenance, domain, possessions : dirróggel Cummen ┐ Brethán Ochter nAchid cona seilb iter fid ┐ mag ┐ lenu `with its appurtenance', Thes. ii 239.15 ( Ardm. 17b1 ). glanais selba sescat rīg `er säuberte die Besitzungen von sechzig Königen', Ält. Ir. Dicht. 41 § 26 . is mōr a midemnus | ar mēt a ṡelba-som `gross seine Urteilskraft, —der Grösse seines Besitzes angemessen', Bruchst. 54 . fillis in ri Ainmere | le selbaib Setnai, AU i 58.13 = i sealbhaibh Seatna, AFM i 200.4 = ar sellaibh Senna, CS 56.12 . selba sainrudcha private possessions, LU 2178 ( FA 25 ). Medb diarbo sealb coiccith Connacht, IT i 118.4 ( TE 1 Eg.). ba samalta re Meidb na beth penning a selba lé, ar na bái tarb a chomméit lé for a buaib, TBC-LL¹ 84 . ní sanntach hí in dearc; ni chuindig nach seilb ṅdílis di fodéin, PH 5918 . lēcciss lá slán selba aithri (leg. aithre), | ar ṡeirc lēighind paternal possessions, ZCP viii 198 § 18 (of Colum Cille). is s.¤ cach ōin a cethra diless, O'Mulc. 460 . cuimhnigh . . . | bláth an domhain daoir | nach sealbh dhaoibh nó dhamh, DDána 8.2 . rí do roinn leath a sheilbhe | re comh-fhlaith, Content. xviii 53 . an dream agá mbíd na sealbha saoghalta aca, TSh. 9996 . comhnuighidh ┐ malairtighidh ann, ┐ faghaidh sealbha dhíbh féin ann, Gen. xxxiv 10 .

(b) a flock, a herd : tánic dub-thrét drúidechta | cor' brost demun in seilb seing `a demon urged the lean stock', Metr. Dinds. iii 382.15 . ainmidhe as gach seilbh do comharba Maodhócc, BNnÉ 202 § 42 . caora sonn dá bhar seilbh féin | do chuir tú i gcró idir chuainmhéir, Aithd. D. 50.2 . bó as gach seilbh, torc as gach tréad, TD 27.23 . do bhí sealbh mhōr mhuc . . . ag inghilt, Matthew viii 30 . cuiridh spás eidir gach dá sheilbh, Gen. xxxii 16 . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí air féur a Sáron, . . . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí sna gleantaibh, 1 Chron. xxvii 29 .

(c) in abstr. sense, possession, ownership (usually with objective genitive): nit raib bríg buanṡeilbe | a bé balc cen brathirse, LL 200a33 . ba chuta dom ṡeilb-se sain ale [bar Atherne] for seilb neich n-aill n-aile `that were a right of my possession over the possession of any others whomsoever', CRR 43 . gach ionad a bfuil a nduthaidh d'á congbhail ó hSionnchuibh a seilbh eagcóra, Misc. Arch. Soc. 194.5 . a leath aga fein, ┐ an leath eile ag fear na seilbe (i.e. the rightful owner), 194.9 . fear na seilbhe is é an t-oid[h]re, DDána 40.31 . an tsealbh (san selbh, v.l.) bhunaidh bhíos (bhias, v.l.) (of a dead son), 69.6 . a-tá sealbh ag an éag oraibh, 43.2 . do chruthaigh an chruinne | . . . | sealbh 'n-a chumhacht dleaghar dhó, 15.6 . níor léig seisean an leanbh linn—| a shealbh leis-sean do léigfinn, DDána 69.7 . sealbh na ngrás, 32.18 . sealbh na ríghe, TD 27.19 . dá bhfuair sé ar seilbh n-ealadhan, 23.2 . ón chéidḟear 'ga mbíonn a ṡealbh `from the first man that held it', 22.12 . dá saora tú . . . | meise i n-aimsir m'éigeantais | . . . | libh ar sealbh go síorruidhe, 15.15 . sealbh Éireann díobh do dhol `that the heroes lost possession of Ireland', 9.8 . sealbh aindíleas | rem fhód ndúthaigh 'gam dhealaghadh `unlawful possessions', Dán Dé xvi 3 . gan saidhbhrios saoghaltha do bheith agoind ó fhonn, ó dhísligheacht, ná ó sheilbh, Desid. 2842 . a seilbh shaidhbhris eile, Desid. 2546 . do-bheir sealbh oighreachta dá aos gráidh féin, TSh. 2731 . a chor as a sheilbh to dispossess him, 1007 . a ndúthaigh a seilbhe, Gen. xxxvi 43 . is beannuighthe na daoine ceannsuighthe; óir biaidh seilbh na talmhan aca, Donlevy 200.x .

s.¤ ar possession of: sealbh arsaidh ar Éirinn óigh | gun ghasraidh, Aithd. D. 17.10 . d'iarraidh seilbhe ar fhiadh nÉimhir, L. Cl. A. B. 87.16 . níor shealbh don Phápa ar Éirinn sin `that did not give the Pope possession of Ireland', Keat. iii 79 . is gnáth sealbh ar gach síoriasacht, Maguires of F. § 12 .

do-gní seilb (also gaibid seilb, cuirid s.¤ , glacaid s.¤ ) takes possession (with gen. or prep. AR): dorighne an senathair seilb | ar a dhalta, dál nach meirbh, | atubair comadh dó budh mac, Anecd. ii 35 § 10 . do chor sheilbhe ar Mhagh Macha, Aithd. D. 37.47 . sealbh na ngrás dá ngabham, PBocht 22.16 . Fáilbhe fial . . . | do ghabh sealbh ar cheannas do chríche, Keat. Poems 1532 . gur éirigh Ahab do dhul síos go fíneamhuin Nábot . . . do ghlacadh seilbhe ann, 1 Kings xxi 16 .

g s. used attributively: fód sealbha (= territory, domain), BNnÉ 272.11 . fód seilbhe, Aithd. D. 71.13 . cróeb seilbe twig given as symbol of possession: Craobh Ghreallain a ainm o sin a leith on craoibh sheilbhe thucc Duach . . . do Ghreallan ann, Hy Maine 8.z . Similarly slat ṡeilbe: deirge glac eidhre an athar | ar slat sheilbhe ar a shochar `a wand entitling us to His favour', PBocht 21.4 . slat ṡeilbhe an ḟíonḟuinn aga, | eighre díoghuinn Diarmada, TD 32.36 .

i seilb x (a) (i) in the possession of x, (ii) under the protection of x; (b) (i) in possession of x, (ii) protecting or watching over x:

(a)

(i) robāi didiu orci āimmind i seilb charat Cairpri, Corm. Y 883 (76.6) . rochuindig . . . | co mbeth in sruth 'na sáer-ṡeilb, Metr. Dinds. iv 4.48 . tír bhar sluaigh-se i seilbh Sadhbha, DDána 99.22 . críoch Bhanbha id sheilbh fa shéula, L. Cl. A. B. 89.49 .

(ii) easbog do bhí eacht eile | i seilbh Aindrias d'áiridhe, DDána 58.10 .

(b)

(i) ní hiomdha dhínn dár dholta | dá réir so i seilbh ríoghochta, TD 20.5 . i seilbh na glóire, TSh. 3958 . gurab eadh dhligheas gach aon, smuaineadh an bháis do bheith i seilbh a mheanman, 163 . a seilbh aoin ní saoghalta `for possessing any earthly thing', Donlevy 160.14 .

(ii) Muire i n-ar seilbh gach ré seal, DDána 11.12 . im sheilbh a bhanógh gé bheise `though thou art on my side', PBocht 18.12 .

for (ar) seilb x in the possession of x: cia fésta (sic) forsa mbia ṡeilb? `who shall henceforth possess thee?', RC xx 12 § 20 . isait coin altai in degboin do ratad for mu seilb, Irish Texts i 9.7 . biat rī-siu co derb | dorated fort sheilb `thou shalt be a king assuredly; it has been given into thy possession', PRIA xix 546 § 8 ( LL 147a ). atú-sa ar seilb Ríg na Cross `I am in the portion of', Metr. Dinds. iii 312.127 . ar ṡeilbh Ṡeaáin mheic Uilliam, | do ṡluagh Luighne an chláir chorcra `the host of Leyney's crimson plain were in the power of S.', TD 32.61 .

Used in referring to espousals: bá torrach dī ind ingen. Ba ceist mór lá hUltu nácon fes céle fora seilb, LU 10606 . do cuiridh ar seilbh a chéile Mongán ┐ Dubh-Lacha `were affianced', Imr. Brain 61.10 . Cf. loisc edaighi ┐ armu ┐ lebaid in fhir rom-fagaib ara s.¤ , Aen. 866 .

ar ṡeilb in the name of, on pretext of, under colour of: ar seilbh Césair `on C.'s behalf', CCath. 2244 . ar seilbh bheith na ríoghaibh in pretence of their having been kings, Content. xvi 149 . ar seilbh bheith dá gcosnamh under colour of defending hem, 144 . nā lēic-si in chlann sin . . . do bheathugadh for do sheilp `to be reared as yours', Fl. Earls 224.8 . a gcur i nÉirinn mar aon ré cabhlach leo ar seilbh ceannaidheachta under pretence of trading, Keat. iii 2894 . do ghabhadar na Catoilcigh port Luimnigh a (? leg. ar) seilbh in righ Sērlus, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 36.z . Cf. mar ṡeilb ar for the purpose of: guin deilge leat i ngach láimh | mar sheilbh ar mo theacht i dtír `the nail-wounds in Thy hands are a title-deed to my salvation', Aithd. D. 95.28 . mes do chur ar cheird gach fir | mar sheilb ar ndul i ndaoinib to criticize each man's art in order to make (great) people of themselves, O'Gr. Cat. 555.27 .

téit i seilb takes possession of; undertakes : a ndul i seilbh mh'anma d'fholcadh | calma an feidhm dhá dhoctar dhéag, DDána 34.14 . tarla dhuit ag díon do chinidh | cás far dhoiligh dul 'n-a seilbh, Aithd. D. 66.24 . ni rachaind féin a seilbh an tsaothairse do dhenamh `I myself would not undertake . . .', Carswell 21.4 . dol 'na seilbh dob é a iomthús `proceeded to take possession of her', TD 15.33 . comhainm in laithe dodeachaidh a seilbh na hespogōide, Fl. Earls 100.18 . drong oile do dhul i seilbh airm an tighe, Keat. iii 2836 .

II In Laws:

(a) property, estate . In land: fer ná[d] tre(a)ba seilb ná ferann dó fadeisin, Críth G. 73 . is foglaid selba cach micorach `he is a plunderer of the land who makes a bad contract (respecting it)', Laws i 202.4 . .i. ar is foglaid don ferand inti cuiri drochcuir de, 206.26 Comm . ni tualaing roda selba sanna nech no do ren nad etairce, 202.5 . .i. ni coimgech comscailedh in feraind .i. ro gata no ro randa, 206.28 Comm . sealba, seoit, ni dilsigar airgse na haitidiu, iubail (sic leg.) na tren-lide neirt `lands and chattels are not alienated . . .', v 496.4 . sealba .i. feranda .i. tír, 496.11 Comm . fer son cen s.¤, cen thothchus . . . s.¤ .i. fearand. Tothchus .i. cruid, 516.4 and 16 Comm . o a setaib ┐ o a selbaib, 366.12 . .i. o setaib .i. (? sic leg.) o scuithib, . . . o selbaib .i. o ferannaib . . . cid set, cid ferand, 18 - 21 Comm . seilb .i. a thir fein, iii 52.11 Comm . orba .i. tir dibaid ┐ sealb .i. feronn athar ┐ senathar, O'Curry 2247 ( Eg. 88, fo. 18 ). is urradh imurro in deoraidh crenas seilb, Laws iii 392.2 Comm .

Also in cattle and other movable property: is meise fuidir griain imsgartha fri flaith, acht doairfena a selba do flaith `the "fuidir" of land may separate from his chief, provided he exhibit his possessions to the chief', Laws v 360.19 . co ruici trí secht nanmanda do aen seilb a ndul anund tar bernadaib saine, iv 82.5 Comm . do cum foruis iar sen fir as a seilb sloinnter `to the pound of the man whose property they (viz. cattle taken in distress) are stated to be', i 268.13 . trí secht nanmanna do dul inund fo cethair do aenseilb na tri secht nanmanna do cethra selbaib saine in aenfecht twenty-one beasts belonging to one holding to go over on four (different) occasions or twenty-one beasts of four (different) holdings at the same time, O'D. 1674 ( H 5.15, 26 ). ma ro batar selba imda isin garda isin, is crandchur do chur orra co findtar in ts.¤ o ndernad in fogail, Laws iii 438.3 - 4 Comm . [conmeser a ngnima ┐ a fiacha] as a linaib, as a selbaib `herds', 336.6 . crandchur do chur ar cach noen seilb, ┐ ar cach naen mil do setaib na selba sin, 21 Comm .

(b) ownership, possession : ná[d] roga(i)b seilb ná comarbus ria sin, Críth G. 36 . ni fuil 'n-a seilb in bidbud anarra (? na arra) is fearr `there is not in the possession of the defendant', Laws v 430.18 Comm . inand . . . ┐ da beth i n-a sheilb budein `as if it remained in his own possession', 32.20 Comm . sealb do na tri selbaib do denam (i.e. to prove one of the three recognized modes of possession) . . . issiat so na tri selba .i. seilb macha, ┐ gan delugh res ó tsin anuas. Remseilb .i. a cennach no a fagbail cena ni is tusga na adeir fear na haggra a gaid uadha. Seilb luingi .i. a cennach a luing ┐ is cinnti gurab dilis do lucht na luinge é ┐ na fuighbedh fer an ellaig é gin go gcenncha sin é, O'Curry 2165 - 6 ( Eg. 88, fo. 4 ). mad comsealb bes acu araon, O'Curry 292 ( H 3.18, 160 ). in cetmuindtir [urnadma] taburta for seilb .i. ar a seilb ata o tosach a betha `in his possession she is from the beginning of her life', Laws v 144.11 Comm . Up to the age of seven years a child was ar seilb Dé: geall no giall is ainm do on inbaid a do baister anall co ceand .uii. mbliadan, uair is indligthach do cach duine a marbad ris in re sin uair is ar seilb de bís fris in re sin, O'Curry 241 ( H 3.18, 135 ). it cetheora selba bit for cach adgair ┐ adgairter: s.¤ fini athardai, ┐ s.¤ flatha ┐ s.¤ Ecalsa, ┐ s.¤ maithrai, no s.¤ altrama, Laws i 260.4 ff .

In the follg. exx. Thurneysen, KZ xlviii 63 , would see a predicative gen. of selb: `do selba do chotach didiu' ol Cu Chulaind (`deines Besitzes ist nun dein Bund' Thurn. loc. cit.), TBC-I¹ 1553 . á Issu co fírbail | fortselbai (reading do sealba with R2; other v.ll.: asselba, assaelba, fortselba) do blíadain! Fél. Ep. 4 . The same phrase occurs in Mon. Tall. 148.26 : doselbi fein tra do praind. Pedersen Vgl. Gr. (ii 624.3 ) takes it to be pres. indic. s. 2 of do-selbai. Perh. all should be taken as jussive subj. s. 2 of do-selbai.

Compds. ¤gním: ingena, s.¤-gním saine, | di chlaind deg-ríg Dubthaire, Metr. Dinds. iii 66.15 . ¤rann: rogab slíab 'n-a s.¤-raind sain | co cían ós derb-chlaind Dedaid `took a mountain as her own special portion', 240.3 .