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allt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. allt or dil.ie/2984

x see 2 alt.

2 alt, allt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 alt, allt or dil.ie/3017
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n o, m., f., neut. Ériu xliii 208 , LEIA A-63 . height, cliff: all ┐ a.¤ ab altitudine , O'Mulc. 36 . Ériu xiii 61 § 2 . a.¤ ar a.¤ is cnoc ar cnoc, Duan. F. i 41.25 . teid . . . Ænias for bend aillt `went to the top of a cliff', Aen. 271 . tuitiss sīoss re beinn an ailt, Fl. Earls 86.z . a imluadh taran allt n-adhuathmar, Lism. L. 4834 . ba cuma nobhíttís isin allt sin ois allta ┐ miola muighe, BS 72 . eter cnoccaib ┐ alltaib ┐ ardaib, PH 502 . go ndroigheanuibh gheineas as áltuibh ┐ as cnocuibh, Deuteronomy viii 7 . ? tuc brosnaigi ar almaib a.¤ , LL 16772 . ? doníther linne . . . droichitt na n-a.¤ , RC xxix 118 § 15 `leap' (cf. a.¤ .i. leim, O'Cl.).

Of a downward drop, valley; abyss : ceithre coin allta dom rébad ┐ mo breith dóib triasin raithnig ┐ mo thuitimm i n-allt mór 'valley', CCellaig² 11.355 . eadram is allt na cróine `the pitch-black abyss' (of hell), Aithd. D. 49.37 . ? fochairt i n-alt in maro depths (?), LU 1725 (perh. for 1 all, cf. all moro, RC xi 452.2 ).

Compd. ¤-dorcha: don tuinn a. from the towering dark wave, Measgra D. 50.27 (faltdorcha dark-maned, v.l., Gloss.). See 3 ailt.

crón

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crón or dil.ie/13108

adj o, ā. Dissyll. in croan: loan, Lament 1 . Name of a colour, brown, reddish-brown, dark yellow, red (?), etc. In some contexts vaguely applied. In compds. appar. somet. confused with crúan (if not in fact same word). Note also ind énlathi chrúan `The Red Birds', RC xiii 448 § 35 . c.¤ .i. dearg, O'Cl. ( cruan .i. geal, H 3.18, 624c8 ). cath c.¤ `crimson battle', Metr. Dinds. iv 316.21 . SR 4767 . eich crona, BB 434b5 . M. mant capaill croin, IT iii 81 § 57 . in chú ch.¤ , SG 281.1 . macc rīg Clūana crōine crīne `dunkelgelben', Bruchst. 37 . for Carmill cron, SR 5225 . a llos chlaidib chróin, LL 2000 . dá caoilbhreis chróin chóirighthe (of an eye-brow), Hackett² 51.28 . cuirp chróna chrisleathana, PCT 337 . Of persons, and as pn sobriquet: riacruadgail nacórad c.¤ , SR 6911 . macc c.¤ Congail ` swarthy ', Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 28 . M. mac Díma Cróin, Hib. Min. 76 § 1 . Eochaid Crōn, Corp. Gen. 139.24 . ? c.¤ a gcumann `perverse', Ó Bruad. iii 202.17 . Of letter s in sow-ogam: cron(s), Auraic. 5669 .

As subst. ā, f. the abyss, the pit, hell (n s. possibly cróine in this sense): allt na cróine `the pitch-black abyss', Aithd. D. 49.37 . do-chuaidh ar gcreich na cróine (of Harrowing of Hell), DDána 10.30 . béal na cróine ar mo chind, IGT Decl. ex. 81 . eccla pīasta na crōine, ACL iii 216.12 . Note further: bainne na cróine `dun cow', Ó Bruad. ii 224.14 . mortalitas magna . . . .i. in chron chonaill .i. in buidhe chonaill, AU i 54.18 . See 1 buide and Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 173 .

As n. pr. Grác ┐ a ben .i. C.¤ , LL 36697 . coin Cróne, LL 36711 . la Cróin, 36713 . Maolc.¤ mac Muiredhaigh, AFM i 490.3 .

Compds. With nouns: ? úasa creit croncharpait, LU 8640 ( FB 47 ). gabur . . . cróndatha, 8626 (ibid.). cróinmhill bhoga gan bhlas (of food), Tribes of Irel. 64.11 . sionnaigh . . ┐ crónphuic `red bucks', O'Rah. 76.95 .

With adj.: brat gorm crónchorcra, LU 8637 ( FB 47 ). See ? 1 croän.

imlúad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imlúad or dil.ie/27629

Forms: imluaide, imlúate

n o, m. (g s. imluaide also found, Laws v 334.20 Comm. imlúate, RC xiv 420.2 ) act of setting in motion (in various significations). In Ml. gl. agitatio.

(a) act of stirring up, stirring, moving, setting in motion (trans.): línanarta gela ┐ goeth oca nimluad, RC ii 394.5 . Eas Rúaid ... | cén beit eicne 'ga imlúad as long as salmon are stirring it, Ériu iv 150.28 . rí rofaed inn-angel n-uag | ba gnim ṅdangen fri himluad, SR 7230. i.¤ ┐ comtocbail in cogaidh moir, CCath. 1169. imluadh catha eter rigaibh `to foster battle between kings,' Aen. 1683. ainesccaidh la neach imlúadh a lam docom in cat[h]a sin, CCath. 5589. d'imluadh a rethedh toghla `to impel battering rams,' 655 . in ni uil ac i.¤ an muilind, Laws iii 280.16 Comm. aca i.¤ sis ocus suas, 202.23 Comm. in duine teched sechu dobertis essidhe i cliabh ... ┐ a imluadh tar an allt , Lism. L. 4834. a n-inad a imluaidh o a tigh, RC xliii 54.9 . d'imluadh ┐ do choimhthreōrugadh in naemhshēpēil, Fl. Earls 124.17 . ro indsidar ... gur ceannaighchi ... iat ro buí ic imluadh a cennaighechta ` hawking ,' Stair Erc. 225.

(b) act of moving, moving about (intrans.); movement, activity, exertion: ri dorigni sreba sluag | dona hénaib fri i.¤ , SR 306. o rolínad ind arc huag | robái in digal for i.¤ , 2510 . ind Olimp huag | cen chumscugud cen i.¤ , 126 . roordaig tret na n-uan ... for i.¤ iarsin sleib, Todd Lect. iii 44.8 . ised is lethbrisid and aen duine ac imluad `one man being in motion,' Laws iii 260.4 Comm. madh a n-imluadh in agaid miled `their movement against soldiers,' CCath. 5081. a mbátar ciana for imluad forsna tonnaib, RC x 52.2 . a reim iomramha ┐ iomluaidh, Leb. Gab.(i) 126 n. 11 . re fothrum a fannbratach | ic imluad ic eitealaig `the rustling of their standards streaming and floating,' MR 184.8 . nírbho ail doibh in laithi do imluadh ar oman a faircsina `to move by day,' Marco P. § 56. romgab in críne m'imlúad age has taken away from me my motion, Ériu iv 154.15 . as-ren boin do raith inna imloth ┐ i nn-aurslucuth a indisi `für seine Bemühung,' Bürgschaft 25 § 70. re hi.¤ muntiri in rig re freastal ... na fleidi sin ` activity ,' TTebe 460 . tri fodla for Feraib Bolg | cid a n-imlúad, ní hanord `as to their movements there was no disorder,' Metr. Dinds. iii 170.26 . ? To this: imsgar ┐ imludh na cloinde sin Iba[i]d `the travels and wanderings,' Ériu viii 8.2 .

(c) act of wielding weapons, hurling missiles: cid Ferchess ... o ragab a arm d'imlúad, LL 27b3 . mor céite is mor carrac cruaid | immá ndernus airm d' i.¤ , Acall. 3434. conár cumhaingsiot na sloigh ... a n-airm d' iomluadh no d'imirt, AFM vi 2034.1 . rogabsat ica n-i.¤ do cec[h]tar in da leit[h]i (of missiles), CCath. 5653.

(d) act of driving trans.: tussu gan charptiu d'imluád, TBC-LL¹ 4149. luidh Fionn d'iomlúadh in eich duibh gussin tráigh, Duan. F. i 28.26 . ni tráth imlúate echraide, RC xiv 420.2 . Of driving cattle: aris romor do imluad, Laws ii 126.15 . soilbech bethach la log n-imsaetha .i. la log eimhluaidh dá scripul x i n-imluadh, O'Dav. 1070 (cf. Bürgschaft 45.13 ). cinmotha smacht an imluaig, O'D. 1694 (< H 5.15, p. 31 col. 2 ). ? Here: seoit imluaid seds as payment for driving ?, Laws iii 320.5 , 7 , 13 . seoit imluaidhe, v 334.20 , 25 . seoit imluaidi ... no cuitighi tobaigh, O'D. 2412 (< Rawl. B 506, fo. 52d ). fiach imluaidh, Laws v 224.23 . is e oiret rethis in fiach imluaid, co log tobaig fo aicned na criche i ndentar in t-imluadh, 26 . Intrans. careering: hi cocrichaib nad clechta err óencharpait | do imluad ar m'ési, LU 8506 (FB).

(e) act of agitating, harassing (used esp. of demoniac influence or possession); agitation of mind, anxiety: inn i.¤ gl. [mentis] agitationem, Ml. 90d15 . dunt i.¤ gl. ad agitationem [mentis], 15a17 . ni ar laiget a chumachtu ro-fhodamair Ísu do diabul a i.¤ sund, PH 4816. ro-saerad ... in duine o'n demun boi oc a i.¤ fri híl-bliadnu, 1988 . mar da badar ar an imluag sin adchondcadar chucu dream do ridirib while they were thus perplexed, YBL 146b17 . fri hilchaingni fri i.¤ , SR 4542. secht mblíadna dó bochta búan | ocus gorta cona imlúad, 6850 . ar ní bí sním na immluad na imradud inar menmannaib, Alex. 876.

(f) act of bringing into action, effecting, exercising; action, performance: cenco tic de i.¤ a fhlaithiusa ar a arsaidecht `exercise his dominion,' CCath. 590. do foillsighedh dosam tre i.¤ adharta (MS. imluag agharta) `by means of ritual' ? Ériu viii 18.18 . erridecht ar armaib ┐ i.¤ (MS. imluag) ar airdclesaib dexterity ?, Ériu viii 8.2 . ic imluadh a ngnim ngaisccidh isin cath, CCath. 5878. co na fedad i.¤ n-imtheachta `he was unable to effect a movement,' TTebe 3277 . rofeatarsa nach do gnim gaisgedh ná d'imluadh echta ... thangais, MR 284.19 . gach aidmibh ergaile ba gnath etir Eirennchoib d'iomluadh i ngurt gaisccidh, AFM vi 2234.18 . ? Here: fer foloing einech gresa cin i.¤ fine `without the action of the family,' Laws iv 350.25 . (cf. cen adhall fine, ib. 1 Comm. .)

(g) act of putting forward (a proposition), advancing (a proposal); a proposal, a proposition: cia d'echlachaib hErenn sin do i.¤ (tic dimluad, St.) athisc ┐ irlabra frim-sa, TBC-LL¹ 1720. luid techt co n-ascadaib húad | o Iacob, cain int imlúad, SR 3054. doriachtatar ri fessaib ┐ ri fáitib, ri imluatib ┐ ri epistilib, TTr. 150. doronnad i.¤ sida etarru ┐ Manannan, RC xxiv 276 § 11. tancamar ra hi.¤ n-athisc dait, CRR 28.1 . cred adhbar bhar n-iomluaidhsi uaidhe, eidir ?, ITS v 46.23 . iomluadh siodha etir na hiarladhaibh sin ... fri Gaoidhelaibh Leithe Cuinn, AFM vi 2044.15 .

(h) act of telling, discussing, mentioning, praising; praise: ni chreiti[s]-sium físi na hamra na haislingi and, mina bedis persanda uaisli aca imluad `spreading it about,' TTebe 62 3. na scaram frit na ret' luag | cén bes anim coar n-i.¤ , LL 375a39 . Fiachu Labraind, línib slúag | os cech arm-raind co n-imluad `extolled beyond every armed squadron,' Metr. Dinds. iii 460.6 . oclach thainic co hAed ruad | mad ail do neoch a i.¤ `if any care to hear tell of him,' iv 6.6 . nímthá sáethar re imlúag (v.l. himluadh) `I have no trouble in telling it,' Ériu iv 158.15 . da adhmoladh ┐ d'imluagh gacha feassa gu frichnamach, BB 31a20 . imarbaidh einigh ... d' imradh ocus d'imluadh ocus d'adhmholadh, MR 94.20 . ga háoinfhiodh bog bláthmar búan | ag ughdaraibh dá iomlúadh, IGT Introd. 5 § 10. nach biadh a éag re iomluadh, Content. v § 164 . dá gcuirinn síos annso ... go mbiadh eachtra adhbhal ré a hiomluadh orra, Keat. ii 3412. an turas céadna do-chuaidh | san bhFraingc fa fochainn iomluaidh, Aithd. D. 36 § 21.

mer

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mer or dil.ie/31981
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Forms: mear, mir

o, ā. adj. used chiefly of persons, apparently off one's head, demented, crazy , both of temporary condition due to excitement, intoxication, anger, etc., and of permanent quality; in heroic lit. applied to warriors (often in unfavourable sense foolhardy, rash ); in Laws to the insane or half-witted. In late lit. often used in a complimentary sense spirited, lively, agile ; see IGT Dec. § 65 ( mear . . . ó chéill in mholta).

(a) Of persons: m.¤ .i. mo a ír .i. a ferg, Corm. Y 907. mear .i. iarsinní bís a ænur isin allt a mbí .i. ina meracht ┐ ina ænur téit. quasi merulus .i. lon ... quod volat solus ┐ ni bí én aile cid dia cheniul féin ina coemtecht, Corm. 31 = mér, Corm. Y § 890 . mer .i. merulus .i. lon, CIH ii 633.16 . fonrālaig mairb mesctha mir at our wit's end (?), SR 3579 (n p m. for a p.). dia n-essib cor bo m.¤ , Metr. Dinds. ii 24. comdar mera mescda, YBL 138a28 . tibir cech m.¤ `every madcap is a laughing-stock', Tec. Corm. § 13.15 . drūth cech mer `recklessness is foolish', Ir. Prov. 84.9 = Ériu ix 47 § 20 ( LL 147b39 ). cid dotgní m.¤, a mic legind? what drives you mad? MacCongl. 47.28 . rogain mir `a madman's choice', Metr. Dinds. iii 84. ni luadh mir (i.e. incredible statement), Leb. Cert. 170.4 . ra toebh leicne merlaīch mhir, Moling § 18. gasruidh m.¤ active, spirited , Irish Texts ii 33 § 18. nert sloigh láinmhir, IGT Dec. ex. 352. comhartha an mār-mir Macha `great warrior' (? madman), MR 226.12 . gníomh ainnirtag ollamh mhear `a crazy poet', Content. xxvii 5. Of women: in m.¤ mend (of Macha of Emain), Metr. Dinds. iv 128 . don mnaí théithmir, ib. Compar. Midlúachair miriu cech maín ` sprightlier ', Metr. Dinds. iii 282. ni ḟaca laoch . . . budh mōrrda is budh mire, LL 396.2 . fear fa mire is fa cliste san gcomhlann nimblest, fastest , Keat. Poems 209. is miride cruaidh fabhairt, steel is the nimbler for tempering, Dánfhocail 12 § 60.

(b) of the mentally deficient: oinmhit .i. m.¤ nó baeth, IT iii 276. fear fris ro scara[d] a cond .i. duine mear, Laws v 234. 28 Comm. na mir ┐ na hecodnaig, i 86.21 . cuimrech in duine mir (.i. fo tabur in dluighe fulla), 300.10 , 11 . cor mire contract of a mad woman, 52.2 . m.¤ gan rath (a class of `drúth'), H 3.18 p. 423a ( O'Curry 892 ).

(c) of animals: tarb maeth mer, Metr. Dinds. iv 338. delb dhoim allaid . . . mhir, LB 124b1 = Keat. iii 2039. eascaire . . . inn aighi mir `mad cow', Laws iii 272.12 . Mide magen na marc mer spirited, mettlesome , Metr. Dinds. ii 42. eich maithe meara, Cog. 112.5 .

(d) common epithet of sea: cusin muir m.¤ , LL 136a49 . Cog. 178.25 . tar tonnaib in mara mir, Lism. L. 3819. ar thonnuib mera in mara, Ériu ii 92.12 . fairge mhear, Keat. Poems 1462. mire 'náit na mōrthonda (of a chieftain), ZCP viii 221 § 48.

(e) of abstracts, actions, etc. wild, rash, precipitate, etc.: m.¤ is nír chond ceille in col, LL 33a38 . don mortlaid malartuind mir raging , 132b48 . Cath Glinne Mama is mór m.¤ , Cog. 112.18 . roga romer ` eager' (? extravagant, fantastic ), Metr. Dinds. i 6. togla, tána, . . . áera, rúne romera `keen riddles' (? rash purposes or designs), iii 20 . Eochaidh mac R. an rūin mhir, LL 394.16 . ropo m.¤ a nnert, 33a41 . treb Beniamín co mbrig mir, LB 124b9 = Keat. iii 2047. uabhar mer, IGT Dec. ex. 880. ní rád m.¤ no wild (incredible) statement, LU 3035 , cf. ní m.¤ , ZCP viii 113 § 1. criss arcait, ni haicde m.¤ `no paltry (? hastily finished, scamped) work', Fianaig. 14.2 . imchosnam in míre mir `the contest for the coveted portion', Metr. Dinds. iv 180 (epithet prob. transferred from imchosnam = the mad contest for the portion). matin mir, O'Mulc. 268 (`on a bright morning' < Lat. merus, Stokes; perh. wild, gusty ).

Compds.

(a) with adj. forming a dwanda compd. or in adverbial relation: ¤amnas, ZCP viii 264 § 21. ¤borb, CCath. 5791. ¤calma, 1928 . ¤dána, 347 . ¤glé: gen mergle a scion bold and bright (?), LL 134b7 = Todd Nenn. 246. ¤trén, CCath. 1928. ¤uallach, SR 6686. With adj. formed from subst.: oclach . . . meardālach brisk in encounter, Cog. 170.19 . meardhuaiseach swift (impulsive) in bounty , Keat. Poems 738. mermenmnach, ZCP vi 32.12 . xiii 217.12 .

(b) with subst.: ¤ág ` furious battle ', Gorm. July 10. ¤aicme: mac Mugroin mir-aicme, LL 394.45 . ¤aichne: trí comartha tirdachta .i. immargal ┐ immarbág ┐ m. `mistaking one person for another (?)' (? muddle-headedness), Triads 229. Samhradh na meraithne . . . ni aithned neach caem nō cara ann `Summer of the Aberration', AU iii 130.6 , cf. AFM iv 896. Finghin . . . do mharbhadh lá a bhráithribh tre mhearaithne by mistake , AFM ii 1104.5 . ¤bhuinne Muaidhe swift stream, torrent , Ériu viii 135.28 . ¤cenn ` mad-head', epithet of sea: tar muir meircenn, Trip. 34.5 ; 448.21 (meircend). Lism. L. 302. meirceann .i. mear, O'Cl. ¤clann: tar merchlainn Ghaoidel, O'Gr. Cat. 456.13. ¤dánacht recklessness , Fianaig. 70.2 . merdhánacht (oppd. to críndacht), Luc. Fid. 143.14 . ¤dántas, id. Ó Héodhusa 225. meardhortadh, TSh. 6636. ¤ghasradh, AFM v 1652.9 . ¤gním a rash deed , Gorm. 14. ¤grád infatuation: (with obj. gen.) éd tre mer-grádh a mná, ZCP viii 108 z . mear-ghrádh na meirdreach, TSh. 5514. ¤gus: co m. garg, LL 137b16 . go m. dían, ZCP x 24.28 . co mēd meargosa, MR 136.24 . ¤laithe: i mmerlaithib errchaidib blustering days, Hib. Min. 66.36 . ¤lasad: a ṡúile ar merlasadh wildly flashing, Ériu v 180.300 . ZCP vi 278.27 . ¤línad: dochóidh gus an mbairille púdair . . . do merlíonadh a mhiosúr ` quickly (? rashly) replenish ', AFM vi 2072. ¤ṡáile `brackish water', AFM v 1626.7 . ¤scál: cland in merscáil móir (of Mile), ZCP xiii 364.2 , cf. Leb. Gab.(i) i 176.11 . ¤tonn, RC xxix 142.2 . ¤tretell: in mertretill ┐ in rind agha (of Ascanius), Aen. 2364.

(c) rarely with vb.: do merlabhair an muir talked wildly, raved , CF 736. ro merlasadur a shuili, ZCP vi 58.21 (see merlasad above).