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aílenda

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adj (cf. 1 áel) epithet of shields, treated with chalk or lime(?): atchíu a scíath n-étrocht n-a.¤ , BDD² 1038 . sciethergal n-etrocht n-ailenda, TBC-LL¹ 5593 . a scieth croderg aelenda, CCath. 4722 . aoileanda .i. álainn , O'Cl.

áilgen

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adj o, ā. See LEIA soft, mild, pleasant: lenis .i. ailgen, LU 936 (ACC). ailgen no slemon gl. leuem, Ml. 87b13a . amal bróin nailgen sniges hi cnai, 89c15 . in dealb alainn ailghen, TBC St. 2409 . do thaisbenad a chrotha álgin alaind do mnaib, LU 6536 (TBC). a dhreach áilghin, SGS iv 138 § 7 . a gilldai umail ailgein `gentle', Cáin Ad. § 18 . Erne á.¤ imchubaid (: -báided), Metr. Dinds. iii 462.z . lorg . . . cend anbthen fhurri ┐ cend álgen, MU² 629 . ceól meldach n-á.¤ , LU 1800 . lēnis cantus .i. canamain mīn ālgen, ZCP v 497.20 . re séisibh . . . ailgeana . . . oirfidech, MR 110.22 . ro cendsaich M. o briathraib ailgenaib E., TTebe 3180 . aithescc ailgen in t-slanicceda, PH 6137 . bolad ailgen, LB 230b33 . Compar. biad bis ailgini, Ériu vii 150 § 19 . Used predicatively: is á.¤ doneprinn. Tráctairecht forsa liquitur insin gl. pedetemptim desolvitur, Sg. 145a4 . mám in Choimded is á.¤ , Ériu i 197 § 14 . is cennais ┐ is á.¤ (of a person), LU 1941 ( FA 1 ). airchinnech glan, cráibdech / algen fri cech ndlicht `gentle in every determinat- ion', Ériu iii 106 § 41a . uair ro bo ṡoghnasach ┐ ba hailghin oc a haltrum, RC vi 174.3 . dob áilghen a gciall fa ól, L. Cl. A. B. 118.100 . Adv. gu hailghen mesarda pleasantly and moderately, Ériu v 134 § 73 . go cennuiss áilghen, Fl. Earls 48.22 . co hinmain ailgen aga hagallaim, TTebe 1069 . a hiarraidh go háilghean (of heaven), DDána 37.40 .

n Subst. huare as serb ┐ nad ṁbí ní du ailgen indi, Ml. 94c8 . ba h-algen curmthigi, is ba dúr debtha he was the darling, TFerbe 309 . 's as tú a-bháin, a bhean Cheara / fat fhear lenb áil t'ailgheana `who lovest to exercise thy charms on thy spouse', O'Hara 3234 .

áilid

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v (áil)

(a) In forms of address: a Chommdiu non-áiliu `o Lord whom I entreat', Fél. Ep. 559 . Osualt nóeb ṅáilme `holy Oswald whom we implore', Aug.5. epscop Iacob . . . non-áilem, July 14 . not álim a Chorán, LU 10011 . ailiu (.i. cluintí) Dia, dirged mo set, Laws i 10.15 . ailiu (.i. alim) iath ṅHerend, LL 1634 . Eber alius (.i. ro alius), 1653 . See 4 aill.

(b) requests, entreats: sic ailes som fordiuclaim . . . inna námat, Ml. 104b5 . ailme trocoiri [De], Trip.² 3092 . áilsi P. . . . ara tailced maccu C. `P. besought him to let back C.'s sons', Thes. ii 240.22 (Ardm.). āilfithuss F. `F. shall demand it', Ériu xvi 146.17 . ailsius A. A. demanded it, Ält. Ir. Dicht. 17 § 8 . áiltius n-écces go líon bertus, Ériu xiii 41.7 .i. guidhe in t-eces iar [n]imat a briathar, O'Dav. 246 . áile laith go meala maith, Ériu xiii 40.20 = ailiu laith lam co meild maith .i. guidhimsi, O'Dav. 1218. 1199 . costud sída .i. álim síd do chách .i. brithemnas do chach, LL 187a41 (cf. RC xxvi 24 ). alid in fer / concerta do chách, LU 8475 ( FB 33 ). concertfa fír foraib / feidm airg ailfes alid, 8487 (ib.). tiagam . . . co ro aileam ar n-eolus i tig ar n-athar, YBL 181a32 . almini a n-itge / náchan tecma drochrann `we pray a prayer to them that an evil lot may not happen to us', Fél. Jan. 10 . ailim th'itchi a Mhaodhoíg mhais, SG 29.34 . aílit na naeimh anti Ruadhan . . . ar co tairsiudh co cutrama friu, BNnÉ 321 § 23 . ailiu uisce co torair muir, O'Dav. 569 . ro ailestar he co ro leced dond arrucht labrad, RC xlvi 236.5 . ail dún co rodilgaithe triut ar tarmthect trogh intercede for us, Ériu i 122.7 . á.¤ x im y asks x for y: áliss P. Dubthach im damnæ nepscuip, Thes. ii 241.7 (Ardm.). ailthus Eogan imm esomon E. prays them for a truce, ZCP viii 313.5 . á.¤ x for y asks y for x: ben Adaim alainn nadchres / furri alim mo lanles, SR 1192 . ális Patraic fair ócláig n-álaind, Trip.² 2221 . ronáil fair cona tormaigfed `bound him not to add', Mon. Tall. 150.3 (§ 61) . ised rusáil Finn fuirri, RC xi 129.27 . ro ailsiot na cloimh almsain fair, BNnÉ 325 § 44 .

(c) is entitled to, deserves, requires: ni alet na daine so acht log a notrusa (.i. ni dlegaid), BCrólige 12 . atat .iiii. airig i tuaith alid annlunn . . . amal no[n]dalett miad a fer . . ., 26 . ailid carnai cach aire `every freeman . . . is entitled to fresh meat', ibid. ata .iii.[ar] i tuaith nad ale (.i. na dlig) otrus na fiachu `there are three men . . . who have no right to either nursing or fines', 43 . atá fóessam . . . nad áili acht tri séotu ara c[h]uru bél, Ériu xvii 64 § 4 . ailid nemed trian tora[i]d, Laws iv 186.1 .i. airiltnigid, x Comm. ailid gach rath a somaine, 376.19 . alidside taurgille nairib (bees), 162.1 . ma dosraid nech do gort ┐ ma alaid aithgin `? if it (the trespass) is entitled to restitution', (Plummer MS. notes), i 182.9 Comm.

áinle

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adj (án + lí, O'Rahilly, EIHM p. 286 ). Only in phrase i lló á.¤ on a fine day: timthirecht bech i llau ánli, BDD² 1169 . feib dodrimsired beach i llō ainle, TBC-I¹ 3553 . mar beocho aínle (no aille), TBC-LL¹ 3558 (i lló ainle, St.; a ló ainnle, Eg.). uiret téid uiseog i lló ainle, 5528 (St.). ar ba lir bech-telleoin hi ló áinnle imfreagra a ndiubraic[th]e, Dinds. 126 ( RC xvi 78 ). siubal [na saithe] mbech os a mbechlannaib i lló ainli, CCath. 5887 . ainle .i. alainn a lí, O'Cl. (cf. O'Rahilly cited above).

See áille.

airaíbind

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adj (aíbind) very pleasant: ba huraibinn an t-inadh sin, CCath. 2879 . co Slíabh n-uráoibhinn nEachtghe, BS § 44 . for cnoe ardmór uráibhind, Anecd. i 76.6 . na heich arda uaibrecha uraíbne, Comp. CC 100.26 . medair álainn uraíbhinn, 79.8 . Cf. aurain .i. eraibind, Fél.² xxx gl. 1 (3) . aurain .i. éraíbind, ccvii gl. 7 .

álaind

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adj i lovely, fine, splendid . Attrib.: briathra aildi, Ml. 31a24 , 55a11 . ális ... óclaig n-á.¤ , Trip.² 2221 . Ioseph ... / aite á.¤ Íssu, Fél. Mar. 19 . gnúsi alle etroctai, LL 12055 (TBC). léni á.¤ óengel, MU² 747 . tochim fossad n-á.¤ , LU 8252 ( FB § 20 ). echrada ... áilde, BDD² 452 . fo grinnib áillib a ḟén, LU 6488 (TBC). Diardaoin aluinn , Eochairsg. 118.22 ; 'Feast of Corpus Christi' Éigse xiv 121-22 , xvi 238 . is annsa Cedaoin ria nDardaoin álainn chuirp Chrisd torchuir Cathal óg, ALC ii 444.8 (s.a. 1581) . Of a place: Clúana álne (alle, aille, alaind v.l.) hEuis `of beautiful C.E.', Fél. Apr. 4 . i fiad móralaind Masten, LL 4126 . a crichaibh glanaille ... na Gréige, ZCP vi 290.28 . 'na thealaigh áluinn aonuigh, TD 28.9 . Of weather: lá n-á.¤ i n-amsir samrata, LU 10791 . lá áluinn don oidhche gheimhridh / do-ghéanta cheana ..., DDána 2.13 .

Pred.: ni alind in ball nád chometig don chorp, Wb. 22a13 . is alind sen sobrich, 31b35 . alind á óiph in forcitil, 7c1 . cid álind cid etig, Sg. 28b6 . alind son, 138b3 . ciaptar áilli ili / maic D., Fél. Prol. 133 . caírthend ... it áildi limm a cháera, TBFr. 214 . gurab álainn oireaghdha bhíos anam an fhíréin, TSh. 1328 . sódh ní hálainn gan fochain `a return purposeless is uncomely', O'Gr. Cat. 352.24 .

Equative: aillither snechta noenaidche, MR 64.z . See also under áilligid. Compar.: is áildiu a mmág rogab súil oldósa, Wb. 12a25 . áilliu cach dath alailiu, BDD² 999 . nach álaind atchíd ba háildiu lee Fróech, TBFr. 217 . aille an aittreabh gusa tteighim (Maedóc Ferna of his approaching death), BNnÉ 272 § 244 . With de: ba háillide sidhe bláth fuirre (of an apple tree), BNnÉ 293 § 14 . Superl.: is hé láech is áildem ro buí, TBFr. 4 . ba sí ... as áildeam, BDD² 1003 . With form of compar. is tú is áilliu i ndeilb duine thou art the fairest in human form, Ériu iv 104.z . clár do b'áilne snoidhe sain, DDána 32.22 . ailli de laechuibh dia slōgaib ┐ dia n-ainndribh `the fairest of fighting men', Marco P. 152 .

Adv. tancatar as co halaind cin daine do marbad dib excellently , Ann. Conn. 1225.10 . doromailt uile co fosadh ┐ co halainn (of eating spoiled food as if it were good), BNnÉ 300 § 3 . is é m'éara go háluinn that is refusing me effectively, DDána 11.31 .

amnas,

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Forms: amainsi

adj o, ā pl. amainsi (see GOI p. 225 , Vendr. Lex., ZCP ix 289 ff. ). a.¤ .i. dana, Lec. Gl. 333 . amhnas .i. doilidh no amhnáireach, O'Cl. a.¤ quasi amnes, ab eo quod est amnestia .i. uile-dīlgend, Corm. Y 34 . ? a.¤ a graeco amnestia .i. obliuio peccati (.i. nempeccad), O'Mulc. 97 .

(a) strong, hard, rough, cruel, etc. Of persons: in macc a.¤ (of a robber), Thes. ii 336.2 . am a.¤ ar gail ┐ gaisciud, LU 10293 . ba ha.¤ fri ecrata, IT i 79.7 (LMU). co slúag ámhnas áichthidi, TTr.² 418 . tri ánchaindli amainsi (of warriors), LL 225b23 ( TTr. 619 ). gríobh amhnas, TD 26.6 . Compar. mac Naithech is amainsi cech rét, Anecd. ii 55 § 16 . Of animals: béist lánámhnas, TTr.² 1151 . fúargg ind eich angbaid amnais, Metr. Dinds. iii 456.82 . Of a place: ic cosnamh chuain . . . crichi fíramainsi frithbertaigi Frigia, LL 235a21 ( TTr. 1344 ). Of the sea: tar muir nIcht na.¤ `stormy', Todd Nenn. 272.10 . Various: nīm thairle erchor a.¤ (.i. temptatio diabulica .i. aminnas .i. drochinnas), Thes. ii 352.3 (Hy. vi). a rruisc roamnais, LU 7733 . sleag aithger a.¤ , TTebe 3053 . geimel alainn a.¤ , Ir. Gl. 59.17 . cath a.¤ , LU 1610 . Of sounds: conggairet gairm n-a.¤ fair harsh-sounding , LU 9092 ( FB 84 ). as amhnus an sgeamhach chinn chon do-bheir an t-aitheach dhūinn, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) ii 174.12 . severe, trying, irksome (in subjective sense): at amainsi na fuili rabertatar fort, TBC-LL¹ 4383 . na .x. plaga amainsi, BB 240a37 . oenét a.¤ Ailella `the sole keen jealousy of A.', RC xxiii 308 § 21 . is amnus dam beith isin dail sin, Laws i 6.26 Comm. is a.¤, is andiarraid (of monastic rule), Ériu iii 104 § 37a . Superl. cainte ba geriu ┐ ba gortiu ┐ ba amainsiu bai in hErin, Rawl. B 512, 114c52 (Plummer MS notes). Adv. gonais . . . co ha.¤ Fiachra `wounded F. severely', RC xxiv 184 § 16 . ro chathaigsetar . . . co ha.¤ , LU 220 . amhnus rohaithisighedh sharply He was reviled, ZCP viii 205.y .

(b) keen, clever, crafty: ciamad amnus co ngais he, Laws i 156.8 Comm. tria intliucht na.¤ , BB 332a7 . na mná (g s.) . . . amaindsi `cunning', Ériu xii 152.7 (TE2). batar amainsi bar comairli, BB 490a28 . níp a.¤ `too eager', Ériu iii 98 § 9 . a ing[en] ālainn a.¤ vivacious, quick-witted(?), ZCP xiii 170.20 . a órcháin a.¤ brilliant(?) (of the morning), SG 56.31 . Compar. tressiu cach gniaid éolchu cach druid amainsiu cach filid, LU 10266 .

As subst. cruelty, harm: feiss cech duine bí doní olc ┐ amhnus frim chorp ┐ mh'anmuin, ZCP vi 258.21 . na h-amainsi ┐ na h-ainigne tucais ar Ulltaibh, MR 202.6 . ocum imdegail ar amainsib in chentair ┐ ar phein in alltair, Ir. Gl. 140 n.147 . ? amansi mora na mac, IT i 158.16 . Cf. amainse.

4 an

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Forms: an

n (á-?): an (án v.l.) [.i.] áoibhnios, Metr. Gl. 14 § 30 . an .i. áineas no áoibhneas no ailne no fós áoibhinn no álainn , O'Cl. See 2 án.

ar-naisc

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Forms: airnaidm, ernastai, airnaidmid

v (*air-nasc-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 582 ). In general sense binds, guarantees, etc., but most frequ. in more specialized sense of betroths, gives in marriage (DO to). Indic. pres. pass. sg. ernascar cechtar n-ai di araili they are betrothed to one another, RC viii 150 § 1 . airnascar . . . do mac ind octhigerni ingen in ríg, ib. ni dligthech nad ornascur, O'Curry 1864 ( RIA 23 P 3, 20a ). pl. rel. mná aurnad[me], ara-nascatar comberta, Peritia ix 108 § 4 . Ipv. 2 s. arotnaisc dó, TBFr. 347 . Subj. pres. 3 s. na aurnaidm ara-rona any bond which he may bind, ZCP xi 94 § 30. Pass. mani arnastar (mari aranastar MS), Thes. ii 38.7 . Subj. impf. pass. sg. ár ní théged nech cucu in a cluchimag co n-arnastá a ḟóesam till his safe-keeping had been bound (i.e. guaranteed), LU 4872 . Fut. 1 s. arnenas a fúal ina corpaib `I will bind', RC xii 82 § 80 . 3 s. arnena gialla Gāidel, ZCP xiii 376.12 . arus-nena nertaib dorn do gīallaib `he shall powerfully bind her with a handful of hostages', Ériu xvi 147.10 . Pass. sg. ata ingen alainn arnenustar duit, Vita Br. 15 . Perf. and pret. 1 s. arobróinasc gl. dispondi enim uos, Wb. 17b27 . 3 s. arnenaisc iarom Concobar a fíair do Sualdaim, LU 10607 . arannaisc (arranaisc, arnaisg, arnaisc v.ll.) a chetgnúis [cel] .i. is é cétgnuis do chuaid, i mbás peccaid `his first presence, death, betrothed him', RC xxvi 32 § 144 . Pass. sg. ara-nais-si dond ríg, BDD² 99 . arnaiss a ingen dond rig, RC xi 448.88 . co n-arnas do Midir, Ériu xii 152.12 . ro ernas cumal dó, Trip.² 227 . fri Maire ro hernas do gl. cum Maria desponsata sua, Rawl. B 512 ff. 65a , 66c (Plummer MS notes). ro hirnasccad don uan rúnta, LB 146b4 . aimmser inar hurnaisced a ingen . . . do Alexander, Alex. 49 . Pl. arnassa side remib huile, RC xi 448.87 .

Vn. airnaidm. Part. ernastai, Rawl. B. 512, 66d (Plummer MS notes) and see airnisi, ernasta.

Later also airnaidmid.

berrthán

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n [o, m.] (berrad): inmain berthán áilli blai / tuchtach duine cid dind-blai ` the [little] crop of hair (?)', LMU² 17 . alainn b. fil fort (to a wooded place), AFM i 308.2 = SG 411.10 .

1 cadla

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Forms: caidle

adj io, iā. Also caidle. beautiful, comely : cadhla .i. cáomh no álainn , O'Cl. Of a person: Eochu Froech ba c.¤ gné, Rawl. 148a1 . Nad-Frāich amra / c.¤ Corcc, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 60 § 2 . it cadlai dí ingein / Ailella . . . , Fél. Dec. 9 (glossed .i. cathalacdai .i. cotailci, Fél.² clxxviii ; .i. catalg[d]a no bithi, O'Dav. 443 . Cf. cadhla .i. catalacdha no catoiliocdha, O'Cl. ). S. cáemh c.¤ , Gorm. Apr. 11 . bás . . . / comharba cadlai Colaim, AFM ii 710.4 . ? fiadnaise innraic gin forcleith .i. gin ḟir cadhla ni segar fír tairis, O'Curry 2432 ( Eg. 88, 35 (36)a ). Of an animal: alma imda lais do cheithrib, caemc.¤ uile, IT ii2 225 § 1 . Cf. cadhlai .i. uth (quoting this ex.), H 3.18, 605a12 . Of a deed: gnim c.¤ , SR 3351 . dond eseirghi . . . cadlai, Anecd. i 67 § 146 . cú dianad caidle (: Ailbe) in cosnam, Metr. Dinds. iv 194.14 . ? intí nad oighi a gnimraid cadhla, O'Curry 2441 ( Eg. 88, 36 (37)a ). Of a country: tír ch.¤ , LL 21504 . cáine tíre . . . / ata comgnúsi cadli `whose aspects are lovely', Imr. Brain 11 . Various: a lestraib cadlaib, Anecd. i 54 § 33 . a cholbai cadlai, MacCongl. 69.20 . c.¤ erclos fon mbith che, AU i 400.10 . Cf. c.¤ .i. cruaid . . . ut est . . . ba c.¤ gair, O'Curry 1179 ( H 3.18, 468 ). ? ba c.¤ gair it was an agreeable command(?), Metr. Dinds. ii 20.3 . In chevilles: delm c.¤ (: ambra = amra), LL 4891 . c.¤ cuaird, 28606 . cádla bánd `of lovely leaps' (of a hound), MacCongl. 79.10 . Conchobair c.¤ a chongaib, YBL 125a40 ( Jn. Celt. Stud. i 83 § 6 ).

Compar. cadlu . . . gach ōinḟer arailiu, ACL iii 298 § 63 . As superl. gnīm as cadlu, Anecd. i 61 § 91 . ? Adv.: co caidle (: aidble), Metr. Dinds. iii 352.1 .

As n. pr. Conchobhar ua C.¤ , IT iii 100 § 178 . See also Corp. Gen.

casal

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Forms: -ail, -air, -al, caslaib

n arch. causal, Celtica i 299 n. 2 . ā, f. (Lat. casula). n s. also -ail, -air. Twice with k-infl. in pl. Appar. also o, cf. g s. sním casil, ic figi chasil, Mart. Tall. 104 (Ed.'s transl. `wall' (caisel) seems less likely); a d s. -al, Lism. L. 2389 , ACL iii 22.13 .

Mantle, cloak, chasuble : casalda .i. penula, caṡal, PCr. 66b1 ( Thes. ii 230 ). c.¤ a cassala , Corm. Y 252 . sochaide mór . . . ┐ cassla . . . impu, LU 2198 ( FA 28 ) = caslacha, LB ( IT i 188.23 ). co caslaib , LU 1971 ( FA 4 ) = casraib, LB ( IT i 172.24 ). in druí i medón na caslae = cassula, Trip.² 607 . mo ch.¤-sa immut-su = vestimentum, 586 . a lín ló fil fort chassail .i. for-t chochull, Lib. Hymn. i 5.5 . a n-utlaige do grissaig ina caslib (of women), Fél. 40.21 . casracha cneisgeala (of raiment of angels), ZCP viii 200.2 . ? clēirech . . . cona chasair crāibheachāin, MacCongl. 124.29 `brooch', Gloss. (see below), `chasuble', Meyer Contribb. ic tobruc[h]tadh fo cassail (chossail, v.l.) i mbronn `bursting(?) under the vestment of their bellies', CCath. 6129 . co casraib lin gil umpu (of the Saints), RC xxvi 140.15 . senoir fír-álainn foltcaem . . . ┐ casair (casail, cosair, v.ll.) find uime, KMMisc. 317.11 = casair fuilt find imme `chasuble of white hair(cloth)', BCC 388.14 . Cf. co ro fhasastar cassar moingi . . . for Shamson flowing locks, LB 127b44 . dreama . . . dealbh gan chasail gan choimléinte, Ó Bruad. iii 22.4 . ? fogeil casail fócuind cain, IT iii 12.z . ? casair uirre d'ór Elpa (of chair of Créide), Acall. 791 `overlay', SG ii 130 , `clasp', Murphy Lyrics 48.10 , cf. i ndechiult cen chassair (.i. linanart ┐ casarnach, v.l.) trit `brooch'(?), ACC 124 ( RC xx 404 ) = co cassair .i. co casairni nó co n-olaind, ZCP v 489 § 15 . Whence(?): casair .i. dealg, O'Cl. Cf. 2 casán.

Perh. also in phr. c.¤ chró: im M.C. casail chró `of the gory mantle', RC xvii 188.11 ( ZCP viii 330.2 , Corp. Gen. 410.8 ). ní po decmait c.¤ cró / for crund a duirnd Diarmató, LU 9689 ( SG 399.6 , ZCP iii 214.z .).

cathais

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Forms: -e

n f. g s. -e (cath + feis) martial vigilance, watch : c.¤ .i. fuire no fuireachras, O'Cl. cotlaid acht far c.¤ sleep but set a watch, TBC-I¹ 3455 . iar c.¤ na haidchi. LU 5749 (TBC). coraigfed forairi ┐ cathaisi in tsluaigh, BB 433a38 . fessaitir im chella cathasa `sentries', RC xxvi 36.12 . [ro]sinestar a sáethar cathaisi, ZCP iii 223 § 6 n.5 . cathluan cathaise (catha, v.l.), Alex. 299 . cró caithise catha `a cordon of hostile observation', Caithr. Thoirdh. 13.18 . battar na goill . . . a ttennta mhóir las an caithis chianfoda `the long seige', AFM vi 2252.1 . ísín caithfhes . . . gan codladh, Hugh Roe² 314.19 . curaidh chaithise is ceannais gan tábhacht (in uncomplimentary sense), Hackett² xliii 202 . atá Cluain lom gan chonn, gan ch.¤ `vigilance', Ó Bruad. i 164.5 . In phr. i c.¤ on the alert: luct longphuirt T. ina c.¤ coirigthi `arrayed and watching', CCath. 3748 . bai fein . . . hi cc. `on the watch', AFM v 1356.18 . nach raibh i gc.¤ , Content. iv 58 . don pheacthach . . . i gcaithis na gcean on the look out for, TSh. 8674 .

Appar. also din, clamour : álainn fogar ina caithise / im chenn Chuain fhithise (of shout of joy), SG 412.26 . co clos . . . c.¤ na ccaithmhileadh `violent onset', AFM v 1276.z .

clith

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adj (vn. of ceilid; cf. 2 cleth Sages, Saints and Storytellers 27 ) I

(a) Of cloth, concealing, protective: c.¤ .i. clúda, ut est rofes cid dech étach: c.¤ alainn étrum `close(?), beautiful, light', O'Dav. 554 . c.¤ n-ālaind n-étrom do étach thana thirmaide, MacCongl. 29.24 (`suit', but perh. noun omitted before c.¤ ) . Cf. c.¤ .i. dluith no fir, amail aderr biat iar tagraib clithaib `after close(?) pleadings', O'Dav. 340 . O'Cl.

(b) Of the monastic life, hidden, inviolate(?): cuma limsa ní don bith / acht rop cleircighi [leg. cléirchide, ed.] rop c.¤ / is cuma lim gidh bé dhe / acht rop c.¤ rop cleirchidhe, Ériu ii 229. 5-6 .

II As subst. hiding place, hence protection: á chlid gl. latibulum suum, Ml. 40c10 . ar crúan ṅgrinn, ar c.¤ comnart (of God), SR 5686 . is fót c.¤ tánacsa, LU 3903 ( SCC 41 ). doberat . . . a n-ingena d'uaislibh na Tartraidech mar cleith fora bhfích ┐ naimdinus, Marco P. 46 . co losccadh cathrach cen c.¤ | mic aird Calprainn unprotected, AFM ii 734.17 (an. 995). ? ticfa in find feíg . . . c.¤ na crich, BB 266b48 .

Other exx. are obscure: ? ata-midiur arm cheneul c.¤ `wegen des Erlöschens (lit. `des Sich-Verbergens') meines Geschlechts', ZCP xi 88 § 54 . 91 § 2 but cf. Ériu xxix 157 . Freq. in chevilles: acht claind Moathaire maa c.¤ who do not need protection(?), viii 308.8 . réim cen ch.¤ , Rawl. 84b27 . cétna breithem, bág cen c.¤, / ruc cen chinaid in cétbrith, Ériu iv 134 § 12 (cleith, v.l.). ní boí rind / . . . / for gáib garga cen ch.¤ cain / acht a mbith mar ithcrannaib, LL 927 (= chleith, Cóir Anm. 268 ). reraig buidne ba mó c.¤ / for Mac Tri Con for Lugthig, 14068 . c.¤ .i. tinol, [ut est] sochla triar araclith, O'Dav. 407 (leg. arachlich, Meyer, ZCP x 350 § 340 ).

Compds. With noun: huas clithe clithbuírg protective fortress, BB 37b8 . im chét mbrat cuṅgas clidetach `sheltering garment'(?), BDD² 268 . os clitheiscir uill sheltering ridge, 23 E 26, 27.1 4 . a cléthib clithnimi, LU 1169 . inmain cathir is chlithrúaim / cos tictis maithḟir mochrád, LL 28041 (of Cell Chorbbáin). With adj. fuath-nell . . . d'ár ceiled in cleithi . . . clith-fairsing, MR 240.5 (tr. `expansive welkin'). With adj. derived from noun. cuairt glórach, ni clithchoimmsech powerful to protect(?), SR 8259 (: bithtoirsech). ina cró chobsaid, chengailti, clithfhoscadach curad sheltering, MR 214.19 .

clocás

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n (cloc + cás) belfry : tor álainn mur clogcás aran táob tíar di `a fair tower for bells' (of a church), Maund. 69 . a cur docum na mainisdrech . . . ┐ iad féin do dhul don chlogáss. Acht chena nír bho díon dóibh, ALC ii 386.16 . clogāis ┐ ballaidhi na Rōmha, Fl. Earls 168.2 . i mbairr cloccais Cuinnche, AFM v 1818. 16 . do bhris gach mainistir bheannaithe . . . / clogás, cloigtheacha, Five Pol. Poems 94.234 .

clúm, clúim

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Forms: ā, clúmh, clūim, clúime, cluma, cluim, cluim, clúm, cluma, clúmh, clúimh, clúimhe, clúmh, chlúimh, chlúimhe, chlúmha

n (Lat. plūma) Orig. ā, f. O. and Mid. Ir. forms: n s. clúmh, Ériu xiii 40.12 . clūim, Corm. Y 342. 1018 . g s. clúime, Fél. Prol. 126 . inna cluma , RC x 76.11 . a s. or d s. cluim, Anecd. i 6.9 ( SCano 165 ). cluim, LU 1853 . clúm, SG 111.22 . PH 7400 . n p. cluma, LU 10478 . clúmh f., IGT Decl. § 39 . clúimh m. and f. (g s. clúimhe), § 45 . clúmh m. (g s. an chlúimh , an chlúimhe , an chlúmha ), § 46 .

(a) feathers; plumage, down : a múr chlúime `out of abundance of down', Fél. Prol. 126 . biadh ┐ ēdach lōghmar, clūim ┐ coilced, Corm. Y 1018 . īar comso clūm ┐ cēol, ZCP x 45.15 . co ráemid an cholcid . . . co mbatar a cluma for folúamain immon tech, LU 10478 . cur bo brec faithci an longphuirt dia cclúmaibh, TBC-LL¹ 2237 . ba lan a chorp . . . do clumuibh gleghealaibh amal cholum, Lat. Lives 108.y . pill cuilcthe clúimhe, SG 364.36 . áile suidhe n-árd n-esartha i mbí clúmh chubhaidh cosartha, Ériu xiii 40.12 . dogensatar ind eoin . . . sliachtad inna cluma cona nguilbnib, RC x 76.11 . in coilech ar mbeim a chind ┐ a choss ┐ a ch.¤ . . . de, LB 222b40 . cosmhuil do chúl . . . / re cluimh no re casnaidhe, BS 18.18 . feis oidhche gan chluimh a ccoill `without covering' (a feather-bed(?)), 120.25 . coimhgheal le clúimh eala, DDána 49.10 . dúil a leaba chlúimh ní chuir, Ir. Review 1912, 472 § 9 . go ccerchaill chlúimhe fóna ccennuibh, RSClára 112b .

(b) Of the hair or fur of animals: clūim .i. caol-sēim .i. ceilid (sic leg.) in srōin ima mbī, Corm. Y 342 . leth feola ┐ clúmh uili, . . . cethraime feola ┐ leth cluimhe, O'D. 937 (H. 3.17, 659a). daimh gheala gu cluim foda, Marco P. 10 . clúmh buabhuill, 162 . gné chlúimhe na gcaorach, Ir. Syll. Poetry 63 § 5 .

(c) Of human hair, eyebrows; fer co caschluimh (sic leg.), CCath. 7 . 'ma súil gcuirr-se do cumadh / a coimse do chlúimh mhalldubh, DDána 99.30 .

(d) Of the pile of cloth: a dhuine, ná déana ceasacht | ar chlúimh th'éadaigh, ar a dhlús 'o man, do not complain of the nap of your clothes or their thickness', Giolla Brighde 240 § 21 . clúmh an bhrait, PBocht 20.27 .

(e) vegetation, herbage, foliage : glas clūm (cluim, v.l.) caille clithaige, Ériu vii 4 § 4 ( LL 13662 ). go tteilc gach dos dlaoi da clúimh, ZCP viii 222 § 8 . at c.¤ claisse co clothblad (to Emain Macha), LL 2566 . an úir ar n-osgladh dá hioth / ag brosdadh ar chlúimh na gcleath, DDána 106.22 . nocha bhí clúmh trés an gcreig / nach creid a Rí . . . dhuid, Dán Dé xxix 26 ( IGT Decl. ex. 1121 ). níor léig graifne greagh síthe, / . . . / clúimh ar fhionnmhaoilinn t'fhaithche `grass', Studies 1922, 410 § 5 . earradh clúimh tiomchal gach tuir, TD 1.5 .

? a hairdarcus, a clūim, a carpat (of the central province of Ireland), Ériu iv 163.25 .

Compds. With noun. ar gcor cuairte an chlúmhaile, DDána 109.5 (`the mossy stone(?)', Ir. Monthly 1920, 482 § 5 ). do chalb rop colt clúmelta `feathered flocks', RC xx 404 § 122 (ACC Comm., B. na f.). Hence: cluimhealta .i. badhbh no feannóg, O'Cl. clúimhearla (see airla) coillteadh, O'Hara 3050 . Fig. a bhláth clúimhfheadha cheiníl of the leafy wood (to a lady), DDána 74.67 . folt clúmhraon gcam, 114.21 (`downy', Ir. Monthly 1920, 165 ).

With adj. go ceann-tirim, clúmh-álainn , Atlantis iv 134.19 . ar brat corcra clúmhchruinn with level pile(?), Magauran 1247 (`shaggy(?)'). croicenn clumdub ceatnaiti, MR 186.7 . dfheólaibh . . . ccethnatmolt ccluimhéttrocht `white-fleeced', Hugh Roe² 284.15 . co ceann-trom clúimh-fhliuch, Atlantis iv 134.12 . ag breith . . . a ccethnat cclumhfhoto chuca, Hugh Roe² 34.11 . do chethnattaibh cluimgheala, 122.24 . leaca mar ṡídhealaidh . . . gclúimhiodhain, Aithd. D. 72.8 . atá fá áonbhárr uaine / t'féighe corcra clúmhnuaidhe with fresh herbage (to Ireland), 23 G 24, 272.6 . ug circe clumruaidhe, MR 28.z . taisteal h'uilleadh gclúimhthiogh gcorr thickly clothed with vegetation (of Ireland), Measgra D. 50.35 . cofacca . . . in deilb ndochruid / coscháil cennléith clúmchochlaig `bushy-browed', Ériu iv 102 § 44 . ¤dérai(g)the see 1 dérgud.

clútad, clútugud

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vn. of clútaid, clútaigid. act of covering; clothing, covering : co tucc an colum a clūimh . . . im cnes na nāidhen, co raibhe ica chlūtadh, Moling 8 . fria mo ime mo imes a edach uime ica cludugud, Laws ii 348.6 Comm. céir dá gclúdadh, DDána 111.23 . do bhádhas nocht, ┐ ní thugabhair clúdadh dhamh, TSh. 7153 . ní ar n-a chlúdadh . . . acht amuigh fán aiér dhoinionndha (cubierto y abrigado), Desid. 1431 . budh prás an clúdadh do bhí air ┐ do bé áirde an chlúduigh trí cubhaid (of a pillar), 2 Kings xxv 17 . do bheir beatha ┐ clúdadh dhi, Ephesians v 29 . clúdadh, folach, scáth, Eg. Gl. 155 . ? clith .i. clúda ut est rofes cid dech étach : clith, alainn, étrum, O'Dav. 554 . bíodh a fhios agad . . . nach gránchruacha go geamhchlúda, ┐ nach geamhchlúda go grafáil, PCT 588 .

cochall

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Forms: -chull, -cal(l), cocal, cucal

n o, m. (Lat. cucullus). Also -chull, -cal(l). IGT Decl. § 17 .

(a) cowl, hood, hooded cloak (cf. Du Cange s.v. coccula ): cocal. quasi cucal ab eo quod est cucul[l]a , Corm. Y 262 . gerrcocholl co mell a ndá lárac, LU 6960 (BDD). ? hi cocill chumucc for echaib sengaib, 5505 (TBC rhet.). bratt toillcend .i. c.¤ , Three Hom. 18.4 . c.¤ Clothrand (a magic cloak), O'D. 955 ( H 3.17, 668 ). airligud cochaill cleirig (one of seven borrowings that incur honour-price), Laws v 372.18 . hi cochlaib findaib, Vita Br. 2 . cochaill gerra aigreta impu, LU 2180 ( FA 26 ). c.¤ etech imbe, TBC-I¹ 2573 . iarna cumrech . . . / dichocholl huillnech Aróin, SR 4510 . C.¤ fliuch mac Maic Senain `Wet-Mantle', RC xviii 54.2 (Tig.). a ch.¤ sirecdai, Alex. 80 . aged chāin a cochlaibh srōil, ACL iii 307.2 . i gcaoileirr an chochaill (of cowl used as pocket), DDána 6.5 . scaoith na mban gc.¤ `hooded women', O'Rah. 22.11 . ar chochlaibh áille aifrinn 'as well as lovely mass-cowls', Giolla Brighde 192 § 11 . Note further: c.¤ gl. cassula, Ir. Gl. 121 . c.¤ do línanart glegil imbe a cosmailes tsacairt `surplice', Grail 2155 .

(b) Other applications: amál chócúll dercon no chno husk , Thes. i 5.38 . ? na tri cochuill . . . / isna criolaibh maithib, Ériu ii 227 § 4 . grainne buidhe ag cur a chochuill shedding its husk, KMMisc. 172.y = IGT Decl. ex. 397 . cochvill ālainn, snaic-ar-daraigh `beautiful hooded birds,' K. and H. 26 = cochuill alaid `with pied plumage', Murphy Lyrics 8.26 . i líon tarraing tig a lomlán ... gabhair ag Gofraidh | cabhair shluaigh i gcochlaibh cuir 'into the dragnet comes a full catch ... Gofraid catches in casting-nets that which delights the host', Giolla Brighde 56 § 14 . fascad do berar for cochull iascaig fisher's net, O'Dav. 1592 . oc telach al lin ┐ a chocholl, BB 405a33 . snechta mór . . . go raibhi c.¤ dhe immón mboith, BNnÉ 13.9 . fa chochlaibh a ciabh `matted tresses', PBocht 2.35 . gur thuit mór-fhearg Dé ionna ch.¤ , Trompa na bhF. 3061 `head', Gloss. an c.¤ doichill uhī ina c[h]roidhe shell of surliness, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1448 . i gcochal a chlí istigh, Keat. Poems 825 (see Celtica i 378 ). Restraint (hood) for poultry EIF 141, 494 : an coimet adeir dliged orro .i. cochaill impa, CIH i 73.28 . Meaning uncertain: da cornd . . . / co cochluib óir, Acall. 3938 . do gab an talam trochull / do ghab cochull cend n-enaig, 2414 .

Compds. With adjj.: air a mbeith cochal-árd cúmhachtach haughty, De Imit. 17.y . t'fhonn / cochollghlas gcoll `with its blue mantle of fruitful hazels', Magauran 350 .

1 dath

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Forms: dath, dath, datha, dath, daith, datho, dathu, datha, dathe, dathai, dadha, datha, dath, dath, dath, datha, datha, dathanna, dathn, datha, dathann, dathan, dathannaib, datho, dath-, -dath, dub-dath, crón-dath, gorm-dath, oen-dath, aondatha, doel-dath, drech-dath, drech-datha, for-dath, dath, il-dath, ildatha, líg-dath, ór-dath, so-dath, soer-dath, dath, datha, dathanna

n u; the n pl. dath, LMU § 7 points to neuter gender; less stress should be laid on the eclipsis in the n s. SCC § 37 : dath nétrom.

RHYMES & ASSON.: dath : rath, ZCP viii 217. 11 : cath, vi 269 st 5 . Acall. 7592 . datha : Macha, CRR 32. 2 . : catha, Acall. 5871 . For further instances see Inflexion.

INFLEXION: n s. dath, Ml. 28 c 12 . Laws ii 148 &c. ; rhyming with iadad, SCC § 33 , pócath, TE § 10 , cath, TBC-LL¹ 265 , Findchad, Rawl. 158. 22 . daith frequent in mod. MSS, Midnight court 17 (similarly daithibh d p. ib. 417 ). g s. datho, Imr. Brain § 8 (: gretho), § 13 (: étatho). Wb. 5 c 19 . dathu, Laws ii 148 pass.; later datha: SCC § 31 (: Labrada, g s.). Fél. Nov. 15 (: catha, g s.). SCC § 34 (: flatha, g s.). LL 133 a 16 (: macha, g s.). Leb. Cert. 84. 9 (: lúireacha). dathe, Laws v 382. 18 . dathai, Fen. 140. 18 ; for dadha TE § 10 read datha. d s. always dath (: immarbad, Imr. Brain 38 ). n du. da dath , LL 16 b 41 . n p. dath, LMU 71. 18 . datha, LL 174 b 21 (: macha, g s.). dathanna Mod.-Ir. ( OCU 111 ). a p. datha, LL 149 b 29 (: flatha, g s.). Laws i 20. 30 . dathanna, Lib. Flav. 36 b 1. 9 f.b. g p. dathn , SCC §§ 33 , 37 , BDD § 106 , FB § 45 . datha LL 120 a 46 (= dath, LU 105 b 4 f.b. ), PH 1304 . dathann, Lib. Flav. ii 38 b 2. 19 (examlacht d.). Bedel Gen. xxxvii. 3 . dathan, 23 I 41, p. 5. 3 . d p. dathannaib, ZCP ii 303 . Gadelica ii 130. 689 .

I Colouring matter, dye : fuilled risin trían (sc. na roidi of the dye plant) gurup leath ó bias ina min nó na dath urlaṁ when it is in the state of meal or prepared colouring stuff Laws ii 420. 7 . ni thig dath ar bith gan ruanann, O'Cl. s.v. ruadh (glossing a quotation from Ds. of Ceilbe, Metr. Dinds. iii 54. 7 ). ó bláthannuibh na talman dogeibh sé dathanna, Lib. Flav. 36 b 1. 9 f.b. Cf. dathugud I and Scotch cha luidh dath air dubh luidhidh dubh air gach dath black materials will not take any dye Macd. 312 b .

II Colour in general, a particular hue or tint ; in the following instances used of the colours: bán, 1 brecc, 1 buide, corcair, croderg, crón, derg, 1 donn, dub, 1 finn, glas, gorm, rúad, úaine. Often connected with 1 lí, 1 lígrad.— is lí, gl. nó is dath, LU 131 b 33 . cen líga .i. cen datha LL 188 c 7 .. hic color dath, Ir. Gl. 1087 . adhbh .i. dath H 2.15A, 117 b . lath ised dath, Todd Lect. iv 134. 4 f.b. cen chaile nach datho chen chaile pectho without a spot of any kind Wb. 5 c 19 . mac in airiuch...dath fo leth a éduigh cach lae, Laws ii 148. 5 ; ib. 148. 8 . lígrad óir ┐ airgit...┐ datha cach thíre, FB § 2 . tibri uani tibri gorm tibri corcra dath nétrom, SCC § 37 (cf. topur co niumad datha, PH 1304 ). corcair co náldi datha, ib. § 31. 4 . cach dath atchí duine do guirm do bricc do buide is do chorcair LL 196 b . i fégaiter datha .i. find i mmoltar dub i naerthar brecc i fuacarar, RC xxvi 18 § 29 . co nd.¤ ┐ tóthocht, LL 37 a 17 . is álaind a ndath ar nim, Laud 615 38 a 1 (of the apostles). duibi a delb iná gach dath, BB 402 b 4 . a illdelbaig (emblems) ...arna forniamad a dathaib dathálli, TTr. 141 . ibar .i. ab ebore .i. ó cnáim elefante ar dath ┐ suthaini, O'Mulc. 700 . (cloch dub...bán...glas) cia dhíobh sin dath, TSh. 20. 8 . cóta diomad dathann, Bedel Gen. xxxvii 3 . anúair thaisbeanas sé (sc. an fíon) a dhath annsa chupán, ib. Proverbs xxiii 31 . daith an locha ┐ gorm na dtonn ag teacht...go tromm, Midnight court 17 . boladh dath ┐ cumadh aráin, Donlevy 242. 14 . Brightness : trí claidhmi coindli datha, Leb. Cert. 84. 1 .—Of the body: is annsin ba réill do chách díb (i.e. Adam and Eve) dath cuirp araile, MacCarthy 56 i . glór na ndiabhal as a ndath lór do phianadh na bpeacthach, TSh. 187. 2 f.b.Of the hair: trí foiltne co saine dath SCC § 37. 14 (ní hinand a ndath, ib. H). mong buide fair ...álli dath, ib. § 33 . folt trí ndath fair folt dond ... cróderg ... budi, FB § 45 . oenḟer forsa mbetis na trí dath ucut .i. in folt marin fiach ┐ in gruad marin fuil ┐ in corp marin snechta, LMU § 7 . ba cosmail dath ind ḟoilt sin fri barr nailestair...nó fri dergór iar ṅdénam a datha, BDD § 1 . cosmail fri túidlig nóir forloscthi dath a fuilt, ib. § 99 . ib. § 106 .—Of the colour of an animal: dath a ech, FB § 44 . it lóig it úain co ndagdath, Imr. Brain § 38 (v.l. co ndath). mucc co ndath oiss, LL 162 b 36 . deich ngabra donna datha, Leb. Cert. 84. 9 . marcṡlúaigh álainn aondatha, OCL 23. 7 . masat cethra co ndath cethra, Mesca 24. 4 f.b. elta co ndath elta, ib. 22. 1 . caora cruandatha, BS § 68. 5 .—Of the colour of the snow (opp. dath fola): fri dáth (dath, Eg.) snechtai, IT 69. 5 . is dath snechta corp, ib. 132. 5 f.b. úaitne i nd.¤ snechtai ┐ araile a nd.¤ ḟola, RC x 185. 24 .—Of clothes, &c.; also of the gold and silver embroideries thereon, as the following passage shows: étaige cen líga .i. étaige cen datha .i. cen imdenma óir is argait, LL 188 g 7 . Cf. dathugud II. caille aendathe, Laws v 382. 18 . áildiu cach dath (sc. in broitt) alailiu BDD § 99 . ní coill dath a mmaforta (.i. copchaille), Thes. ii 339. 4 . d.¤ a nétaich, RC viii 348 st 29 . corccra dath an inair sin, PH 2861 . —Of gold : úbhla ┐ d.¤ an óir órloisgthe orra, OCT 26.17 . BDD § 1 . —Of precious stones: araill a ndath asmirón .i. cloch co ndath nglas, RC x 185. 25 . Of plants: co nd.¤ losa liach, LL 47 a 44 . ACL i 340 . is dath síon and cech gruad, gl. nó is brecc, IT i 132. 3 f.b. cóimchlod datho change of colour: banna bec son de usci ┐ robúi buidetai bec fair do caomchlad a datha, Mon. Tall. 150. 37 . luibhi cen claechlodh a ndatha herbs that change not their colour Marco P. § 81 . gen. datho coloured , étach datho a coloured cloth: dá étuch dathu uime dia doṁnuigh, Laws ii 148. 7 . ib. 148. 9 , 13 , 14 , 18 . atconnarc étach ndatha (: flatha, gen.) SCC § 34 . .x. n-etaighe datha fichit, Tig. RC xviii 271. 33 . dechelt dathai a coloured mantle Fen. 140. 18 . cloch datha a coloured stone: dá marbad do cloich datha ba ruad rind, RC viii 354. 2 . ór datha = ór iar ndénum a datha. cloch atá i nDún dá lacha: is fiú a comtrom dór datha, FDG 751 . Cf. BDD § 1 . —cach datho, cech datho, cach oendatho; cacha datha of every colour: taitnet líga cech datho, Imr. Brain § 8 . móini dússi cach datho (v.l. datha), ib. § 13 . asraracht ...do imchaisin Maigi Breg. fóa lí ┐ fó bláth cach datha LU 130 b 22 . co gné gréne fair...┐ cacha datha archena FA § 11 . cét détach gach datha (sic leg.) bric, IT i 125. 15 . étaige cech oendatha impu, LU 85 a 26 . co nétaigib cacha datha, Acall. 2804 . co saine étaig cacha datha umpu, ib. 3423 .—sain datho, saine d.¤ , saine dath exquisite colours: trí huathnedha cu saine ndatha, RC x 185. 24 . in dá ech...co sain delba ┐ datha, LU 113 a 34 . édach co saine gacha datha, Acall. 414 . —datha écsamlai various hues or colours : dáig na nilgné filet forsind ḟult fil fair ┐ inna ndath nécsamail docorethar in folt fair, BDD § 106 . co ndathaib écsamlaib ina thimchell, FA § 11 . clúṁach iona raibh datha égsaṁla, Ezekiel xvii. 3 . datha éagsaṁla diverse colours Lhuyd.

III Of the face or skin, complexion, hue; esp. beautiful complexion; sg. or pl., cf. drech-dath or pl. drech-datha id. TTr. 1686 . a dath amar dhath an aeil (of a fine woman), Acall. 784 . Laeg i lLiniu lígda a dath, LL 22 a 20 . gilla óc is delbdu dath, TBC-LL¹ 265 . a dath is gilither géis uan fuinni dath a dá ó, BB 323 b 30 . Domnaill na ndath of the beautiful complexion BB 50 a 35 . a éicsin datha (: catha), Metr. Dinds. ii 48. 38 .

roscáil (docóid) mo dath my beauty is gone: roscáil mo delb is mo dath, Acall. 4584 . dochúaid mo delb is mo dath, ib. 4586 .

sóid dath, sóithir a dath, sóitir a datha: (a) he changes colour, esp. turns pale , like Lat. mutare (perdere) colorem: ní fess ca galar rodnuc acht a ḟagbáil marb sech nír ṡǽ dath ní ralob a chorp, LL 18 b 48 . (b) euphem. he dies : cen táṁ cen galar sói dath iar naifriunn, Fél. p. 158 at June 28 . dá tora rí Macha sáifiter a datha claifiter a ratha LL 174 b 21 ( CRR 32. 2 ).—Cf. soïd dies , sóid gné, sóid lí, caillid a gné.

conimchloi dath, conimchloither a dath, conimchloiter a datha, or only clóid dath id. (a) mac Olloman...atbath gan claechladh for dath, BB 46 b 16 = LL 128 a 5 . tócaibset in cend cen claechlo datha nó delbi de acht amal bid hí in úair sin rotescthái, PH 923 . fri cath ní coimcloitis dath, Rawl. 158. 22 . ZCP viii 218. 4 . rochlaochaigheas dealbh is dath B IV 1, 86 b (Buile Suibni). saoth lem do chnes rochlói dath, ib. (b) dar chlaechlod a dhath...ég adbath ua Muiredhaigh, BB 59 a 21 . na dá Fland ... farír roclæchlosed dath, Ériu v 242 l. 172 .—Cf. conimchloi, conimchloither a lí he dies, Sc. caochladh. (c) v.s. II.—Cf. dathchlód.

IV Transf. applied to the weather and the winds, the colours of the winds . Each wind has its own particular colour according to Laws ii 26. 30 sq.: rodelb dono [Dia] datha na ngaeth conid sain dath cacha gaeithe díb fri araile ...anair in gaeth corcra aneas in geal atuaith an dub, aniar an odur. Cf. further SR 53 sq. , 7948 and O'Dav. 692 : dotongar dar drúcht dar daithin .i. dar dath sína nó dar dath na sína dar gréin ┐ dar ésca úair grian ┐ ésca dobeir dath arna sínaib. Here probably LL 211 b 49 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 426. 15 ): tuc rí cach datha dá deóin ba turchar flatha fíreóin king of every hue. God is called rí na ngaeth (Gwynn), and Dia datha, Lib. Flav. ii 50 b 2. 6 .

V Fig. Outward appearance, semblance of something, esp. what serves to conceal the truth: dath fírinne the colour of truth: callide excogitant quod ad nuditatem eorum colore perueniant .i. dath fírinne do thochur tarais, Ml. 28 c 12 . fabulam perquam futilem. sgél goirrgech gan dath fírinne, BB 208 a (in the handwriting of Charles O'Connor) Éigse xvii 200 . Cf. the same use of dathugud, Keat. i 18. 27 . dath brécae a disguise, a false show, Lhuyd. O'Brien. a false dye, Macd.

VI Fig. Degree, rank, order ; Synon. miad, grád. This sense has been inferred from the following passages: Dia fadein dobeir datha ┐ gráda ardḟlatha, LL 149 b 29 . la cessad Secundi co slógud cech datha, Fél. Nov. 15 . It may also be sought in such passages as `a Domnaill na ndath' BB 50 a 35 , or `a éicsiu datha,' Metr. Dinds. ii 48. 38 , see III above. According to the Cáin-law of fosterage ( Laws ii 146 sq. ) the colour of the clothes varied according to rank and dignity: fo miad cháich éitid a mic ótha fer miudbu co ríg ( ii 146. 10 ). Satin and scarlet were prescribed for the son of the king of Erin ( sroll ┐ scarloit do mac ríg Érenn, ib. 146. 16 ), black, yellowish, grey, and blay clothes for maic na ngrád féne ( 148. 3 ). Similarly the colours were fixed for the mac in airrech, mac in airrech túis, m. in a. aird, m. in a. forgill, and mac na ríg.

VII In chevilles and at the end of the verse-line in various senses of the word: la Congalach cáem cen chair...oc Dollud di rechtga dath robíth Finnaechta fledach, LL 133 a 4 . Flaithbertach mac Loingsich...argg fo uair dorchad ṅdatha i nArd Molthach Mórmacha, ib. 133 a 16 . Donnchadh gan doirchi ndatha (: Murchadha), MacCarthy 420. 8 f.b. tosach suirghi caem a dath: ben is fer icompocath (leg. i compōcath or ic compōcath, ZCP x 374) IT i 125. 7 (TE). Hériu ria ndílind datha, LL 5 b 4 . Here also Thes. ii 292. 18 : is glae thegdais tórm rochloss...is tech ndagḟir dath atchí.

VIII a trace, hint, sign (?): ar cathbarr cen duīthi dath 'our helmet without trace of foolishness', SR (Greene) 2689 (of God).

IX In local names: ocus na cethri catha for Gallaib Glinni Datha the Foreigners of the Coloured Glen Cog. 94. 21 ; not sufficiently supported.

X COMPS. (a) dath-, see below. (b) -dath in cpds. almost exclusively in the sense of I; frequent with adjectives denoting colour: dub-dath, crón-dath, gorm-dath, q.v. Compare further: oen-dath, aondatha of one colour ; doel-dath the colour of the blackbeetle ; drech-dath or pl. drech-datha complexion of the face; for-dath = dath; il-dath: étach ildatha of many colours; líg-dath (lí-dath) bright colour ; ór-dath the colour of gold ; so-dath a beautiful colour (opp. do-dath); soer-dath a noble colour , &c. q.v.

MOD. dath, g s. datha; n pl. dathanna colour, complexion ; with ní or gan nothing at all, v.s. VIII; this latter usage is common in all districts, cf. Dinneen, whose examples are all taken from the spoken language: níl aondhath de ṁoill orm there is nothing to hinder me, Quiggin Dial. Don. § 136 . cha rabh a dhath a maith dí sin a dheanadh ach urad, Craig Derry People 30 iv p. 3 .

1 dechor

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 dechor or dil.ie/14907

 

Forms: dechor, dechur, dechur, dechor, -ur, ndechor, nduchur, dechor, dechur, duchur, dechor, dechur, dechuir, dechoir, dechur, dechvr, dechor, dechraib, deochoir, deuchur, dechraib, deochair, dechraib, dechair, dechraib, dechoir, dechair, deccair, deochoir, deochair, deocair, deoch-, dechair, deochoir, deochair, dechraib

n o, n. GENDER AND INFL. Oir. neut. Wb dechor, dechur. Mil only dechur. Sg dechor, -ur. n s. preceded by neuter of the article: a ndechor , Wb. 13 c 26 . Sg. 107 b 1 . 183 a 2 . a nduchur (sic), Ml. 115 a 2 . Followed by neutral n-: dechur naisndissen, Ml. 114 a 14 . dechor mbindiusa, Sg. 23 a 2 . d.-or netarru, 38 a 8 . d.-or nuird, 41 b 7 , 10 . d.-or naimsire, 146 b 15 . combed dechur eter ṅdán ulla, ib. 45 b 19 . Referred to with ed: Ml. 24 d 25 . 115 a 2 . Sg. 107 b 1 . n s. dechor, Wb. 13 c 26 . PCr. 62 a 3 . Sg. 3 a 11 . 27 a 9 . 41 b 10 . 59 a 17 . 163 b 10 . 185 b 1 . 197 a 13 . 201 a 3 . 212 a 13 . dechur, Wb. 12 c 43 . 13 c 26 (thrice). 33 c 10 . Ml. 26 b 1 . 114 a 14 . duchur, Ml. 115 a 2 . —a s. dechor, Wb. 7 d 10 . Sg. 6 b 2 . 28 a 7 . 61 a 24 . 220 b 6 . dechur, Wb. 10 b 21 . 13 c 26 . 33 c 18 . Ml. 56 b 33 . 69 a 19 . 138 c 1 .—g s. dechuir, Sg. 38 a 2 . 173 a 8 . 212 a 13 . dechoir, 55 b 5 .—d s. dechur, Wb. 13 b 26 . Ml. 24 d 26 . 72 c 9 . dechvr, Sg. 205 a 3 . dechor, ib. 28 a 13 . 61 b 3 . 147 a 1 . 198 a 5 .— d p. dechraib, Ml. 125 d 7 .—MID.-IR. fem.: basí deochair lasna fianna, LU 86 b 4 f.b. Now pronounced and written deochoir with u-timbred ch ( duchur, Ml. 115 a 2 , perhaps = deuchur). The constant spelling dechraib in d p. points to a-timbred ch in syncopated forms (i.e. in pl.). Compare the following rhymes from SR: sg. deochair: feochair, SR 4815 , 6813 . deochain, 4533 . fleochaid, 7115 ; but pl. dechraib: debthaig, 6537 . cethraib, 3007 . Rhymes like (cen) dechair: brethaib, LL 155 a 11 ; (cen) dechair: Mechair, ib. 353 a 43 , point to a-timbred ch (due to the analogy of the pl.). Of the o-inflexion no trace is left. sg. indec. deochoir, pl. †dechrai, dat. dechraib. n s. dechoir, LL 170 a 29 . dechair, SR 1255 . 1330 (if not gen.). 7947 . Rawl. 46 b . deccair, CCath. 2051 . deochoir, Hib. Min. 17. 5 . deochair, LU 86 b 4. f.b. LL 189 b 59 . SR 1251 . Laws ii 200. 12 . deocair, BB 319 b 5 . deoch-, Hib. Min. 8 l. 267 ; 9 l. 291 . LB 111 a 39 .—a s. dechair, LL 353 a 43 . 155 a 11 . deochoir, Otia i 116 . deochair, LL 10 b 40 . deoch-, LB 111 a 13 .—d s. deochair, LL 157 b 2 . SR 1278 . —d p. dechraib, SR 3007 . 6537 . 7261 .

ORIGIN: A cpd. of dĕ- and cor, vn. of cuirithir, a neuter like dechor. The distinction made between dí-chor and de-chor points to dis- as the origin of de-, v. prep. 1 de, di (Origin).

SENSES: Deochair .i. dealugad, Lec. Gl. 265 . deachair .i. dealughadh. ar nach deachradh .i. nach dealaigheadh, O'Cl. deochair .i. eidirdheiliughadh, ib. deachair .i. dearsgugadh. dealbh an chruim dór do dheachair .i. do dearsgaich, ib. (Synon. derscugud, CCath. 2051 v.l.).

I The condition of being different; difference, dissimilarity, diversity. Also a point in which things differ . In the Glosses frequently translating Lat. differentia ( Ml. 24 d 25 . Sg. 6 b 2 . 23 a 2 . 28 a 7 . 28 a 13 . 41 b 7 . 55 b 5 . 61 b 3 . 185 b 1 . 197 a 13 . 212 a 13 ), Lat. distinctio ( Wb. 12 c 43 ), Lat. diuersitas ( Ml. 26 b 1 ), and referring to Lat. diuersus ( Sg. 38 a 8 . 147 a 1 ), Lat. discernere ( Sg. 26 b 8 ), Lat. alternatio. Often joined to ailidetu, cumscugud, eterderscnugud and the like. The objects or persons compared are introduced by eter (by gen. SR 1330 . LB 111 a 39 ), the thing or person compared with by fri (Mid.-Ir. la, LB 111 a 39 ), the point of comparison is put in gen., very seldom introduced by i n- ( Wb. 12 c 43 ).

(a) usually of things and abstracts: differentia, gl. dechor, Sg. 212 a 13 . 197 a 13 . ib. 3 a 11 . 26 b 8 . 107 b 1 . 201 a 3 . Ml. 115 a 2 . co fessed dechoir na pian, Otia i 116 (same phrase Wb. 13 c 26 ). d.¤ eter: a ndechur feil ettarru, Wb. 33 b 18 . d.¤ eter corpu nemdi ┐ corpu talmandi ┐ d.¤ etur corpu nemdi immanetar &c. (six times), ib. 13 c 26 . tadbat d.¤ fil eter lánamnas ┐ ógi, 10 b 21 . etir deacht ┐ dóinacht, Ml. 26 b 1 (transl. Lat. diuersitas). Ml. 24 d 25 . 56 b 33 . 72 c 9 . Sg. 38 a 8 . 45 b 19 . 163 b 10 . 173 a 8 . 185 b 1 . conroib ailidetu ┐ dechor etir in dí sillaib, 59 a 17 . Lat. indifferenter, gl. ní bi d.¤ eter diall nanmann ┐ pronominum , 27 a 9 .— cati dechoir etir in argumaint ┐ in titail, Hib. Min. 8. 264 . ib. 17. 5 ; 9. 21 . Laws ii 200. 12 . Rawl. 46 b . SR 7947 . ba sí d.¤ lasna fianna etir orgain ┐ maidm, LU 86 b 4 f.b. = H 3.18, 531 . —dechor + fri: ar ní fil ní frisa mbed a ndechor, Sg. 183 a 2 . ib. 38 a 2 . ní écen d.¤ fri céssad, PCr. 62 a 3 . dechor + i n-: Lat. distinctionem sonituum, gl. mani bée d.¤ isin tsenmuim, Wb. 12 c 43 . dechor + gen.: d.¤ nuird, Sg. 41 b 7 , 10 . d.¤ ceníuil, 61 a 24 . ib. 6 b 2 . 23 a 2 . 220 b 6 . d.¤ naisndissen, Ml. 114 a 14 . lēgo lĕgo dīco dĭco: ata dechor naimsire hi suidib la cumscugud coibedne a difference of quantity (sic transf.), Sg. 146 b 15 . d.¤ delbha, CCath. 2051 .

(b) of persons: d.¤ tadbat som itir dóini ┐ idlu, Ml. 138 c 1 . ní biad d.¤ etir firu sídi ┐ doene olchena, LL 170 a 29 . dá óclach...ní bí d.¤ ná eterderrsgnugud delbha etarru, CCath. 2051 .

II The action of distinguishing or discriminating; a distinction, discrimination . rogabad do d.¤ etir deacht ┐ dóinacht maicc, Ml. 24 d 26 . do d.¤ úirt, Wb. 13 b 26 . differentiæ causa .i. do d.¤ etir anmann inna crann ┐ anmmann a toraid, Sg. 61 b 3 . ib. 147 a 1 . do d.¤ fri alaili, 198 a 5 . fri prænomina aili, 28 a 1 . opp. confusio, 205 a 3 . dobér in nubull duit do deochair maith ┐ uilcc, SR 1278 . — differentiae causa .i. ar dechor etir, &c., Sg. 28 a 7 . .i. ar accuis dechoir, 55 b 5 . 212 a 13 .— deochair eter maith is olc, SR 1251 . 1255 . 1330 . MacCarthy 54. 6 . d.¤ maithiusa la hulc, ib. 54. 27 . d.¤ do dénom to make a difference or distinction: mógi sidi uili do Dia acht dorigénsat in descipuil d.¤ etarru, Wb. 7 d 10 .—cen dechur without distinction, glossing Lat. indifferenter, Ml. 69 a 19 . cen dechair, LL 155 a 11 . 353 a 43.

III An alteration, a change , transl. Lat. alternatio. Syn. cumscugud.admiratio diuinae potentiae in alternationibus trancellitatis atque procellarum .i. isnaib ildechraib ón, Ml. 125 d 7 .

IV Distinction, excellence, eminence . atchuala ríg co ṅgus glan i fus for tír Tuadmuman: clí co ndeochair chuchta cain, LL 157 b 2 . Closely related to I, cf. Wb. 33 c 10 : de Melchisedech de Christo .i. a dechur fri sacartu fetarlicce.

V Instances from SR not mentioned above.

(a) d p. dechraib: dá macc déc...Iacoib húi Abaráim cona dechraib in cach threib cona cethraib máthrechaib with their differences in each tribe, SR 3007 . iar ṅdechraib doib díni dé: debthaig immon nárdríge 'according to their differences' ZCP x 380 . (viz. the eleven tribes under Ispas from the tribe of Judah) they fought for the high-kingship, 6537 . rí roeirn...cosmailius co sainigud...do híascaib snáit i srothaib do dechraib gotha na nén ┐ a crotha comthrén variety, 7261 .

(b) sg. deochair: na fográid ann (sc. isin tabernacuil) fria ndeochair: na deochain na suibdeochain: fri annad caindle gním cert fri tairbe fri timthirecht at their various occupations, 4533 . deochair tria blait, 4815 . Dauid ba bibdu rechta...dḟis trialla deochair dochath Fiadu fris feochair fergach, 6863 . bái tart for túaith nIsrahél. ní relic deochair Dia dil broen fleochaid dóib do noebnim, 7115 . ticfa fleochud fuilide asind níul...truag deochair diar cuirib ne línfaid inn huili ṅdomon, perh. a woeful change or difference, 8031 .—Other instances: Eochaid...delbas deochair a degrand, LL 10 b 40 ( deabhas d. a ndeadh rand, BB 33 b 25 .). deochair álainn aturo na ndís brec sróin bil, SG 90. 15 . Fél. Apr. 13 v.l.—itiat so tra na togla .i. Trechúairt (v.l. Treochair, Anecd. ii 45. 16 ) Tigi Lir...┐ Deochair (v.l. Deoair, Harl. Anecd. l.c. ) Tige Cathbath, LL 189 b 59 (meaning obscure, the tale being lost; Treochair if right points to a cpd. with de- `two'). As to dechraib, BB 204 b 18 , Todd Nenn. 136. 3 , see deccair.

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