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abacc

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n o, m. (see Vendr. Lex. and ÉC xxiv 185 ) dwarf. In native glossaries derived from 1 ab (cf. Ériu xvi 38.4 cited below and We. afanc beaver), but the exx. do not support the meaning castor (Vendr.). abac .i. ab aband ┐ bac beg; bec bīs i n-aibnib é. Nó becc a á .i. a airde, Corm. Y 83 . a.¤ .i. bec abae, ar is a n-aibnib bit, ut dicitur: Tuatha a.¤ usce uair gluair conanat in gach dail, O'Mulc. 3 . a.¤ .i. bec adbae fobith senbic frith is in boind, O'C. 123 ( H 3.18, 74 - 5 ) (referring to the story of Senbec, RC vi 182 ; Ériu xiii 26 ). in t-aboc o Rus chaem Chas / noco n-é a taeb as imda .i. fota, LU 1029 (ACC). doluid in t-abac . . ./ . . ./ co romarbsat in abacc / fo a cossaib iar crín-amarc / ó lecht ind abaic-sin síar, Met. Dinds i 18.69 . a.¤ Pátraic, Trip.² 1905 . ro tṡillestar sí ar in n-abhacc .i. Cnú deireoil, Acall. 6000 . mar do bemais 'nar lenbaib bliadne nó 'nar n-abhcaibh beca, 5927 v.l. Lecht ind Abaicc (one of the monuments of Tara), LL 3843 (cf. lige). lige in abuic, Todd Nenn. 200.1 . mac Mēin in t-aphac bec aon-dhuine is lugha a ufianaib Ēreann, Feis TC 255 . abac do fuair Fionn ferda, SG 108.6 . Cronán abhacc ab Cluana mic Nóis, TFrag. 94.9 = Cronán becc, FM i 296.6 . cruitín no abhac, Lev. xxi 20 . abhac `a dwarf', Eg. Gl. 27 . Associated with luchorpán: doloto(ta)r lucorpain dond rig . . . atgege fergus fair . . . eolas fobarta fo muirib . . . rotbia ar int a.¤ acht aen ar[a]cuillimm airiut loch rudrige, Ériu xvi 38.4 ( Laws i 72.6 .) líntar in port forru do demnaibh i ndealbhuibh abhac ┐ luchrapan, Lism. L. 3776 . nān .i. bec, ut dicitur, nanus .i. abac lucharbán, O'Mulc. 828 .

1 amarc

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n o, m. IGT Decl. § 11 .

(a) act of looking at. With obj. gen.: dobhí ag á n-amharc astech looking into the house at them, IT ii2 139 n.2 . ar ndul d'amharc uamha an leómhain, TD 16.37 . In proverbial expressions: seinm cruitte dara ha.¤ playing a harp without being able to see it (of an uncertain friendship), LL 18415 (but see Ériu xx 194 ). béim dar a.¤ a blow from behind, TFerbe 594 . Fig. d'amharc gach othrais . . . dá mbí ar a anam, TSh. 1631 . Cf. is fíorghlaine do shúile na chum uilc damharc, Hab. i 13 . Usually with prep. AR: do fhech Maolmuire tairis d'a.¤ ar in muinntir sin, L. Chl. Suibhne 34.27 . ar namharc na dhiaigh ar an dorus, Rel. Celt. ii 190.18 . mar fuair Béacán amharc ar Dhiarmaid `got sight of', Keat. iii 1074 . ré hamharc ar néallaibh nimhe (method of divination), ii 5445 . i n-ēiric na n-amharc claon máiliseach do bheiridis ar fearaibh neamh-phósda, ZCP iv 416.20 . d'éis m'amaraic ar Bhanba, Hackett viii 2 .

(b) faculty of sight: díoth amhairc, Dán Dé xix 13 . dallta focétoir co mbói cen a.¤ , LB 146a20 . amharc . . . shúl, TSh. 7252 . atáim i n-easbhaidh amhoirc, DDána 6.1 . Fig. aiseag amhairc a intinne, TSh. 204 .

(c) object of sight, view, prospect: a.¤ súl is sáimhe `the most delightful prospect', Hy Fiachr. 424.7 . amharc aiérach accat, Studies 1920, 261 § 2 . Fig. amharc súl glainḟréimhe Gall `object of the glances' (Edmund Burke), TD 18.31 .

(d) Various: rostenn cen nach n-a.¤ `he harried them, in- visible', Met. Dinds. iv 74.87 (cheville ?). Críosd ara cubhaidh amharg regard, reverence(?), A. Ó Dálaigh i 7 . a hamharc out of sight, TSh. 5223 . feadh amhairc ón mhúr amach `when just in sight of the rampart', TD 8.9 . gan coimhéadaidh uaibh d'amharc `keeping watch for thee', 19.12 .

2 amarc

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n (? = 1 amarc ) o, [n. ? see Críth Gabl.] (visible) defect, disfigurement : lóg n-ainme, amaircc, e(a)sboda, Críth Gabl. 49 . cin on, cin ainem, cin a.¤ , O'D. 2226 (Nero A vii, 152b). Ri rodnanacht for sin maig / cen ámarc ond leoamain, SR 6102 . airthe roanacht in rí / cen a.¤ na ilmili, Ann. Inisf. 186 (p. 26) ; 'for her the king preserved the many thousands unhurt' ÉC vii 41 § 27 . seinm cruitte dara hamarc 'playing on a harp although it is damaged' Ériu xx 194 § 9 . a.¤ .i. locht, O'Cl.

3 amarc

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n (Lat. amurca, see Ériu ix 30 ) lees of olive oil: a.¤ .i. ab amurco .i. fex olei .i. aní imbi brec, no a.¤ sin amail in descaid bís fo olae, O'Mulc. 42 . Cf. amasc.

2 amarcach

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n (? 2 amarc ): fuil for anairt namharcaigh .i. o tairisis fuil aran anairt taithnemhaigh is amsercach (sic) re nech í, O'D. 555 (H 3.17, c. 438) = for anairt amharcu, O'C. 2481 ( Eg. 88, f. 39(40)a ). corus filedh fobenar, benar inuid amarcae, a.¤ gach file cin fogluim, O'D. 2217 (Nero A vii, 149b).

? 1 amarcach

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n (1 amarc ) spectator: gan fios ag amharcaigh cia dhíobh is mó air a raibh cosamhlacht buadha, GJ iv 18b2 .

amarcaid

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v (1 amarc ) sees, beholds, views: iomdha iongnadh amharcas riam, Aisl. MC 132.8 . sibh 'n-a dhiaigh dho amhairc inghean, O'Hara 999 . amhairc eagla an Tighearna 'sí sin an chrionnacht, Job xxviii 28 . amhairc na néulla, xxxv 5 . brusgar bidh . . . ní amharcaim aco, Oss. iii 260.16 .

amasc

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Forms: amaisc, amaisce, ). amuisge

n f. Prob. modification of 3 amarc . Also amaisc, amaisce (infl. of uisce ). amuisge m., IGT Decl. § 2 . dregs, lees: bargen ┐ usce no a.¤ no medc-usce, Ériu vii 140 § 3 . amaisc gl. amusca (for amurca ?), Ir. Gl. 251 . aithgin i ndortad in leanna no na hamuisce, O'C. 1278 (H 3.18, 518). gan amuisce sa aithghein nár blaiseadh do bhríbhéireacht, Ó Bruad. iii 16 ix `without brewing beer', Éigse ix 169 . Fig. nipsa hamusc sochaidi remnant of an army, Anecd. ii 60.8 . Cf. amuisg a stroller, wander[er], rove[r], a perambulator , Celtica vi 68 . lór do dhuine fan digh cuisg / cruine an ḟir um an amuisg, IGT Decl. ex. 1039 . 's go ndeachaidh an tamuisce i meascadh 's i maoilghéire (of a plot), Ó Bruad. iii 20.2 . san Popish plot na loch amuisce, 138 xxx .

crín

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adj o, ā withered, decayed; old, decrepit . Of persons: go mba c.¤ mé im bhethaidh, TFrag. 14.4 . in Cromm c.¤ , LL 30548 . itir sentanaib crína, Otia i 126 § 23 ( Lament 23 ). F. crin `the withered', RC xxiv 194.13 . seanoraig crina, TTebe 1373 . Of vegetation etc.: brosne crin gl. gremium (leg. cremium, Edd.), Thes. i 3.27 . rouc cechnúrdataid ṅ as conrubu ch.¤ , Ml. 99a2 . amail ceapan chrion `withered twig', Blathm. 92 § 10 . folt crin withered foliage, Anecd. i 14.10 ( SCano 469 ). crann c.¤ , Ir. Gl. 162.16 . cen chrann c.¤ , Airne F. 344 . ris in maidi chrin = in uiridi ligno, Smaointe B. Chr. 3842 . for abaill chrin, YBL 123a2 . críon mar ḟéur, Ps. cii 4 . Other applications: nua molta crína seoit (.i. tiagait as), LU 353 (ACC). macc rīg Clūana crōine crīne, Bruchst. 37 . is crin cumthus, Laws v 440.24 .i. is crin in cumaidh uais `wise', 442.11 Comm. cidh criun in cumunn `withered', ii 18.10 Comm. a dá ṡengabair chrína chremmanncha, Táin 3902 . ? Uaclerigh carbat crin cuirre, IT iii 101.15 . dabhach chríon `a worn-out vessel' (of the body), Aithd.D. 61.3 . coiredha crína, SG 28.12 . cliath críon `crumbling fence', Aithd. D. 1.18 . ceirte críona na coire, TSh. 6963 . tirim crīon (finger), Beatha S.F. 1322 .

Compar. nír bo críne acac an fiodhach the sticks did not become drier, Mart. Don. 176.18 . Superl. crinem feada no claidem .i. ibar (letter i in ogam), Auraic. 5658 .

As subst. o: fear gá mbia críon as a chul, DDána 42.12 `críne (?)', Gloss. (i.e. a lifelong sinner (?), Notes) (cf. dream do sgar críne re col, 10 ). go dtí dhíom an tighe / do chríon nó d'úr m'aimsire in old age, Dán Dé v 31 . mōr da snath mo chros da crin, Arch. iii 237 § 30 = mór do [sgath] mo [chos] do chríon `much of my limbs' bloom is withered (?)', Aithd. D. 62.30 . Of firewood: da chr. ┐ do lassamain, MU² 810 . loisc a críon burn when dry (of holly), SG 245.36 . Of an old woman: caillech . . . / mairg dorad taobh risin cc.¤ , Buile S. 126.15 .

Compds. With nouns: iar crín-amarc `dimness of sight', Met. Dinds. i 18.72 . críon-bhrat na coire, TSh. 7052 . cladach do chríonbhruisg . . . gall withered mob, Hackett² 6.4 . do chlann chaem gan crín-chésad, BR² 158.28 (-cesacht, v.l.). ceap críonchonnaidh, DDána 50.21 . i crinchumgaib na catrach (of prison), SR 7416 . nību crāeb crīnfeda, Corp. Gen. 56.9 . Sentainne ┐ Senbachlach / rop seis srofais a crínḟess, LL 22271 (see strofais). ni choitelaind hi crinlis `old liss', Ériu v 36.29 . fá h-imram crīn-luingi, ML² 1140 . do réir an chríonráidh, Ó Bruad. iii 88.5 . ní torthach crann 'n-a chríontamhan, Aithd.D. 89.38 .

With adjj.: ag buain guirt críon-abaidh (sic leg.), Cog. 255.9 . muilleoir . . . cringranna, RC ix 482 n.9 . in rí crínlíath can déta, RC xiii § 154 . crínsheirgthe, Oss. iii 252.23 . With adjj. derived from nouns: do chosnum Chruinn chrín-bríathraig, Met. Dinds. iv 126.44 . crínbhriathrach .i. briscbhriathrach, O'Cl. cathsciatha crincaidleacha having withered skins, CCath. 483 n. C. crín-chossach `of the withered foot', Met. Dinds. ii 2.17 . coscaíl cen[n]líath crinchlothaig, LL 4619 . senoir crithach crindiblidi, Cog. 186.24 . balc .i. crinḟiaclach, O'C. 1460 ( H. 3. 18, 650a ). dobhen an cenn . . . críonḟoltach dhe grey-haired , Ériu v 182.348 . C. . . . mac Brocṡalaig Cringlúnigh, Dinds. 157 . a camain crinlamaigh, IT iii 103.22 .

dallaid

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Forms: dallair, dallaid, dalann, rodallais, rodall, dodhall, dalltar, dallfaider, dallad, dallta

v ā (dall). pr. 2 sg. dallair, 3 sg. dallaid; dalann. pret. & perf. 2 sg. rodallais, 3 sg. rodall; dodhall.

PASS. pres. sg. pl. dalltar. fut. 3 sg. dallfaider. pret. sg. (ro-, do-) dallad (phonet. dallag), pl. dallta; rodallait.'

VN. dallad, q.v.

(a) blinds, deprives of sight . dallaid rosca TBC 5488 . noco rondall Aed Findliath, Rawl. 164 a 26 . dallta co mbói cen amarc LB 146 a 20 . romdalladsa ┐ rompiantar tria mindib PH 801 . dalltar in terrig iarsin ┐ cassait a inde ┐ a inathar, ib. 792 . tescbaither a thenga dallfaider [a ruisc, sic leg.] ┐ iadfaither a chluasa, ib. 1117 . dothuit otrach na háinle ara ṡúilib lér dalladh é, TSh. 255. 34 . gur dalladh leo é, ib. 256. 24 . dodalladh go hobann í, 258. 7 . oenben do tsarugad du mac h. Mannachan, ┐ ro dallad inn fo chetoir was castrated (?) Ann. Conn. 4 (s.a. 1224.3), Stud. Hib. xix 51 n. 36 .

(b) n darkens, obscures . dallaid side amail cheo LL 371 a 32 .

METAPH. dond foirind rodallait ó dorchuib phecda PH 3911 . a betha daenna sochaide rodallais sochaide romúris, ib. 4661 . rodhall demun in slógsa, ib. 1128 . in génntligecht...formúchaid na cétfada dallaid na ruscai, ib. 722 . dallaidh sí (sc. an leisce) ruisg réasúin an aithrighigh, TSh. 257. 34 . dodhall a mailís féin iad, ib. 255. 10 . dallaid an drúis an duine, ib. 256. 15 ; 255. 32 . an saidhbhreas saoghalta lé ndalltar an sanntach, 256. 1 . luaithreadh na locht dtalṁaidhe lé ndallann é, 256. 13 . dallair an saoghal go léir led thoidhbhse, Cúirt 389 . dhalladar riam me is do iadhadar maodh ionam, ib. 282 . dallag (v.l. mealladh) me suidhte maoidhte am óinsig, ib. 320 . liach a mocha rodallad he died Rawl. 85 a 49 .

MOD. dallaim blind, blindfold, puzzle, perplex P. O'C. anois ó dalladh minntleacht, Amr. Cl. G. 5. 14 (cf. SG 23. 24 ).

1 donn

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Forms: Donnfiach

o,ā adj. denoting colour; oft. prefixed to subst.

(a) Generally dun, brown, apparently a light brown inclin- ing to yellow or red: buidi nó donna gl. cerea pruna `wax- coloured', Sg. 61b10 . Of animals: ar ech nd.¤ chestnut (?), Ardm. 17b1 ( Thes. ii 240.1 ). ar druim ech ṅdond, MU² 442 . d'echaib donda, BR 38.3 . graig corcordond roan (?), LU 3693 ( SC § 33 ). dam dond tawny, fawn-coloured , CRR § 4 . cronán dhaimh dhuinn, Buile S. 58.16 . dond-leo, SR 3279 . Dond Cualnge the brown bull of C., TBC 90 , etc. drúi d.¤ (the wren), K. and H. § 26 .

Of clothing, etc.: bratt dond, TBC 1715 . ediudh dearg ┐ glas ┐ dond do macuiph airiuch, Laws ii 146.12 Comm. donna a mbruit, glasa a ngleanna (signs of prosperity), 3 C 12, 163.18 . Of leather: rogabastár a dond-uathróic ndondlethair, TBC² 1908 , cf. MU² 644 .

Of hair, complexion, etc.: folt d.¤ craebach, TBC² 1156 . folt dond temin dark brown , TBC 5245 . tri dondfuilt . . . tri dondberrtha, BDD § 95 . a deirg donn-abraid with brown eye- brows, Hy Fiachr. 286.6 . gilla dond álaind, TBC 1715 . trí dond-fir móra, BDD § 94 . mná donda, BR 72.5 . dond-chorp, Met. Dinds. iii 192 . fád' dhreich nduind, Hy Fiachr. 290.17 . dond-ainech (sobriquet), ZCP xii 237 § 62 . a chorrghlac nd.¤ ` taperpink (?) hands', O'Gr. Cat. 452.7 . ina dhorn doin- ningnech, SG 340.12 . bos . . . dhoinningnedh, Rel. Celt. ii 242.28 . donnshúileach hazel-eyed (?), Ó Bruad. ii 58.11 . an déidgheal d.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 6 ( bright? cf. 2 donn).

Of natural objects: Dabull na ndond-bile, Trip. 536.11 . durchain donna `dun oaklets', K. and H. § 22 . droigin duind, § 19 . mess ar a dairgibh donnuibh, Acall. 343 . a ccrích Uisnigh iob[h]ardhuinn, 3 C 12, 258.1 . dercain donna, Buile S. 22.21 . cnuas go mbláosgaibh donna, KMMisc. 174 § 28 .

Of things made of wood: [dabcha] donna ar lí dergiubair, SG 238.31 . dabcha donna, 245.5 . Hence donndabach (humorous epithet of a dáilem or butler ), Triads 231 . a ccomhraidh dhuinn, KMMisc. 356.19 . a dhonn bhionnfho- clach (a harp), 3 C 12, 15.11 .

Of weapons, esp. shields: scíath dond telbude, FB § 47 . dond-sciath, TBC² 2044 . ámdabach da sciathaib donna, Acall. 4419 . in Donn-chraebach (name of a shield), 6074 . gu mbroin ndoinnsciath ndeallradtach, Marco P. 62 . do bho- cóidibh duinnsgíath, ML 128.17 . dondbocoit liæth (a kind of shield?), TBC² 3304 . dondcathbhar[r] dergóir, Ériu iii 170 § 28 .

Of clay, earth: isin chriaidh duind, IGT Decl. ex. 948 . Hence oft. of the earth: cen siriud in domain duind, LU 3546 ( SC § 29 ). rí rodelb dreich domuin duinn, SR 2637 . os íath domuin duind, Ériu vii 2.15 . Of a district: a nAicia nduind Achaia, Lec. 540a26 .

Of water: ós do lind duind, Met. Dinds. ii 10.11 . co Duibhlind nduind, BR 38.16 . ó Shionainn mbreac-dhuinn, 3 C 13, 674.15 . a ghéis doinn-easa Danann, O'Gr. Cat. 404 n.

Of fire: donn-bhrat luisne `red sheet of flame', O'Gr. Cat. 452.7 . 'na doighir dhuinn, Content. xxi 2 . meirgeda donna mar dhaigh, MR 228.11 .

Of blood or blood-stained objects: bunne dondfhola, TBC 2623 . a ucht gur dearg da dondfhuil, ZCP viii 231 § 27 . folcadh ndondbhraon (i.e. of drops of blood), O'Gr. Cat. 486.37 . a chraobh dhonn (of the Cross), A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiii 5 . crú a dann-ghlac of his blood-stained hands, 7 . tar nimh . . . na mbear nd.¤ (of nails of Crucifixion), xxxiv 11 . Hence fig. of tears: ar óigh na ndéar nd.¤ , viii 6 . na frasa donn-ruad déor, 3 C 12, 361.15 . mo dhéara as comhdh.¤ dot chaoi sad (?), 3 C 13, 850.3 . Cf. similar use of derg.

(b) dun, dark, sad-coloured (?): niger nó d.¤ , Thes. ii 236.37 . Hence as epithet of Devil: m'anum do pīenadh la d.¤ , Fianaig. 16 § 48 . Cf. the n.pr. f. Donnfiach under Donn. Fig.: ronfuabair dia dardain duind `on dark Thursday', Ériu v 246.5 . díth for doenib a dond-sluaigh, LL 212a7 (2 donn?). Cf. donn-amarc .i. droch-amharc a bad aspect, a fascinating look , P. O'C.

In compds., common to modify a follg. adj. of colour. ¤bán brownish white, light brown or yellowish (?): braisech dondbán, Aisl. MC 69.3 . do bhocóidibh donnbhána, ML 128 . 16 . Of persons: Drothoib donnban sallow, pallid (?), Gorm. March 10 . ¤buide: folt dondbuide golden brown , TBC 5206 . ar an talmain donnbuide, BColm. 80.1 . dar mag ndondbuide, LL 212b26 . ¤chíar: ulcha dondchíar dark brown (?), MU² 587 . ¤chorcra: dond-sciath dondchorcra, TBC² 2044 ; Acall. 873 . ulcha dondchorcra, MU² 565 . ¤derg: léne donderg, TBC 5188 . dorigne doighir doinnderg, SG 310.1 . gach fuil inmolta dligid beth a ndath donnderg (colour of healthy blood), 23 F 19, 7rb37 . ¤gel: Daniel dondghel, Gorm. Feb. 18 (cf. ¤bán). ¤rúad: 'na doighir donnruadh, ML 64.28 . doiredha donn-rúada, Fianaig. 88.2 .

With other adjj.: conart . . . ina ndairib dond-garba, Met. Dinds. iii 304 . dom dos donnbhailc degh-daire, LL 385c13 . rí na ndúni ndond-bladach, 149b12 (2 donn?). fōt druchtach dondscathach (= dond-scothach?), Arch. iii 238 § 5 . fán súil nglais ndonn-abhraigh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 2 . With nouns: ¤roid reddish-brown dye EIF 648 : coig .i. derg, ut est doformaig donn roigh ceathraime, doformad coig trian CIH iv 1485.42 .

seinm

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Forms: senim, seinm, senmim, -sennim

n,n. later also f. vn. of 1 seinnid. n s. senim, Wb. 13d18 . seinm, IGT Verbs § 76 . d s isint senmim , Wb. 13d18 . -sennim, TBC 5215 .

(a) act of playing a musical instrument; a sound, a note of music; instrumental music : isint senmim dedenach ar ni bia senim terchomric iarsin `in the last call for there will not be (any) call to assembly after that', Wb. 13d18 . cosmulius tuib arataat ilsenman `many sounds', 12c46 . manibée dechur isint senmuim ní tucatar inna rríara gl. nisi distinctionem sonituum dederint, 12c43 . alaili cuislendach . . . ingé ropad limsa ol sésim adpand do s.¤ don cleiriuch, Mon. Tall. 10 (131.29) . mesrugud senma, scélugud ngairit `music in moderation', Tec. Corm. 4.12 . diclither cóir in tseanma ó brister aon tet isin cruit `the harmony of the playing is destroyed', O'D. 555 ( H. 3.17, 438 ) tr. O'Don. Suppl. s.v. seinm. a s.¤ rond `the jingle of chains', Hail Brigit 10 . binnidir téta mendchrot aca s.¤ , TBC 209 . is s.¤ cruitte dar a h-amarc | síd a charat ri mac Con (? a proverbial expression), LL 146b18 . hi secht senmannaib ro- sheindset na sacairt táll i n-Ericcó (in septem tubis . . . clan- gentibus), PH 8013 . lucht seanma gana (= cona) ccruitibh musicians, BNnÉ 163 § 29 . ri na senma . . . ni fes co tainicc na co ticcfa choidhchi a chomhmaith do timpanach `the king of minstrelsy', ALC i 608.13 . ro ghabh ac sepnadh ┐ ac sirs.¤ a chruiti, St. Ercuil 661 . meinic dob' í a adhbha ciúil, | ar son seanma téd dtaighiúir, | s.¤ a each, síonghlór na sriobh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 156.74 . ag s.¤ a ttrompadh ┐ a ccaismert catha ar chena, FM vi 2128.9 . mo churadh chum seasaimh na seanma `for keeping up the tune', Ó Bruad. iii 154.20 .

(b) act of singing : ag s.¤ (= ᾄδοντες) ┐ ag dénamh ceóil, Eph. v 19 . Cf. eóin . . . ag cóimh-sh.¤ ciúil, ITS i 60.19 .

(c) of a person: a sh.¤ cor, Ériu ix 10.103 .

1 tendaid

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Forms: tendad

v ā (Lat. tendo, or a Celtic formation from *ten-, LEIA T-49 , Ériu xxxvi 181 )

(a) presses, strains, squeezes, tightens, fastens. Usually trans.: tennait a n-ette fria curpu, LU 2281 (FA). tendsat araid Ulad a ṅglomraigi i mbelbaigib a n-echrad, MU 16.7 . céd bó do theand buaili ac brúghaidh which filled tightly, BR 46.1 . rotennsat a traighthi re tul- partaib an talman `they pressed their feet against the clods of the earth,' Cath. 5553 . do teannadh le digh ndrúchta | idh lúptha um cengal céchta, IGT Decl. ex. 959 . teann fúithe ... creasa crábhaidh is creidimh (the body likened to a steed), Studies 1933, 407 § 12 . nach rabha marcach nar tenn a sháil re haisgail eich, Rel. Celt. ii 190.38 . do theann ris é idir a dhá láimh ... ┐ do phóg é, Gen. xxxiii 4 . Intrans. rath tendsatar a shuili ría cend anechtair bulged out of his head, TTr. 1517 . in tan no beredh gaoi no teannadh ima braghuit (the Id Morainn), Laws i 24.26 Comm. mar theannas an crios ré leasrach duine ` cleaves ,' Jer. xiii 11.

(b) Mil. etc. presses after, harries: F. ... rostenn cen nach n-amarc `harried them,' Met. Dinds. iv 74.87 . Loing- sech ... | ro tenna[d] co trocha thli | la Cellach was hard pressed, LL 133a6 . ro thend cricha (sic leg.) trí choemnert, MacCarthy 202 § 4 . Intrans.: tennaid a marcsluagh `pressed on,' CCath. 2404 . fonn ... ar nar thenn tóir `on which no rout pressed,' Rel. Celt. ii 268.15 . teannaidh as an tír i le | ná bídh i mbeannaibh Béirre, DDána 74.66 . do thenn an tinneas ris he grew worse, Mac Aingil 105.15 . tennadur fan mbadhbhdhūn ┐ briseadur an comhlaoi iaruinn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 38.12 . Cf. 42.1 .

(c) urges, encourages, constrains, forces (to an action): tennatt corp fri crābud nglan let them constrain their bodies to pure piety, BColm. 100.1 . ro-thend o thestemnaib na scribtúire conid fír mac Dé Ísu, PH 2179 . gell Erenn fo triath tennait, O'Dav. 1479. in comairle is ferr fiad Dia | dam nos-tenda may He inculcate in me, ZCP v 497 § 12 . ro tennsat tuatha Egept imon airdrig ... cís ┐ canacus ua tresi ... ina gach cis, BB 239a39 . tennaidh in chomairle ┐ nertaidh in cath, Lism. L. 3103 . rotennait ... aiccentae saerclann, CCath. 3884 . do tendsad orm na tachair `they forced entanglements on me,' Duan. Finn i 4 § 12 . teannfad ort na maidedha ceudna go cruaidh I will attack you with the same cudgels (=arguments), Luc. Fid. 368.19 .

(d) Various: co racrithnaigsetar na catha risna tolcgaib tréna rathendsatar na trenfhir `the mighty dints (?) which the mighty men inflicted,' TTr. 1725 . do macne mín muind- terach | ar t-úib t'īarmūib tendmaid-ne, BColm. 98.18 . teannfuidh a náimhde re chéile `join his enemies,' Is. ix 11 . ? da tennaith do thigerna | eang nuaidi mín don mall muir, Hy Fiachr. 294.14 . ? Cf. Tadg ó Ceallaig cara dam, | tean- daig mo mana 's mo modh, ZCP viii 228 § 16.

Vn. tendad.

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