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áed

Cite this: eDIL s.v. áed or dil.ie/613

 

Forms: aed, áeda, Áid

n [n.?] mo da n(h)ed, ZCP iii 224 § 10 (Amra Senáin). a s. aed, LU 8895 ( FB § 68 ). g s. áeda, Fianaig. 4.6 . Note d s. Áid, Thes. ii 242.18 (Ardm.) See Vendr. Lex.

Fire: aod .i. tene is imaircide sōn cid tria delidin an anma as aod .i. dea .i. bandéa, ipsa est Uesta .i. bandea tened, Corm. Y 33 (on the connection of aed with a god of fire, see Duan. F. iii p. lxviii ). dir aod īside .i. a losgad bad dir quia fit aodh .i. tine, 473 . fí áeda .i. olc teine .i. teine neimnech, Fianaig. 4.6 . amal aed (.i. tenid [H]) tria fithicén, LU 8895 ( FB 68 ). `aedh' ┐ `tnu' teine tra, Metr. Gl. 9 § 5 . Dealbaed .i. delb aeda .i. tened no dolb aedh .i. teni doilbthi doroine, BB 251b15 . rongeilt in gāeth feib geiles / nemāed forderg fidnaige as the red fire of heaven consumes twigs, Bruchst. i 67 § 155 . cetho aodho ona mbelaib, Aisl. Tond. 100.7 = cetha tinedh, 126 § 1. ēta duit ced mogad ndaor / re dēnam aodh co nirt c[h]ruaidh. ML² 2006 . curt[h]ir ar aed īarnlestar, Ériu vii 4.4 . fér forglass for laich lilestai áed ág asa mag, LU 5326 (TBC) (rhet.) Fig. aodh go ffeile (of S. Maedóc, in a poem), BNnÉ 240 § 172 . Also expld. as eye , the pupil being regarded as the fire of the eye: aedh .i. súil, O'Cl. aodh ┐ derc ┐ cais / tri hanmann in ruisg rionnghlais, Metr. Gl. 16 § 39 . ingen Áeda Abrat .i. áed tene is hé tene na súla in mac imlesen, LU 3375 ( SCC 17 ). mo da nhed .i. mo da suil, ZCP iii 224 § 10 . adám aed .i. adám ṡúil, Ériu i 72.17 . Frequ. as n.pr.

cestnaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cestnaigid or dil.ie/8855
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: cesnaigid

v g (ceist) later also cesnaigid. inquires (into), investigates, examines; discusses : imthússa lochta na brudne iss ed chestnigther sund colléic, LU 7898 ( BDD 149 ). cesnaigthir isin scriptúir naím can asa targa in C., 2359 (H). cesnaigther . . . cindas dochuaid isin tegdais, PH 6742 . cesnaigit augtair do mét . . . ┐ etrochta stelle, 6984 . ar go ccesnaigedh do Ruadhán caidhe an dú irraibe Aod , BNnÉ 323 § 33 (fiarfuighes, v.l.). ceasnaidheadh gach aonduine é féin go maith (see that every man . . . trye hym selfe), Carswell 132.13 . ceastnuigh . . . ris an tTighearna `inquire . . . of the Lord', Jeremiah xxi 2 . Cf. cestaigidir.

doél,

Cite this: eDIL s.v. doél, or dil.ie/17536

 

Forms: ndoíle, Daolcú

n o, m. and ā, f. chafer, beetle: is neimneach dubh in dáel, Cóir Anm. 263 . líntar a crechta . . . do dēis, do dael ḟota othrach, do gai, BB 193a17 (= duirb, 192b27 ). ilar t(h)or ṅdoel, duba druing, | ilar cruma cael, SR 889 . hidan idan corpan criad, | cuman cuman cruth na ndael, RC xxiii 416 . dael . . . méitigther oirce, Fél. p. 42 ( Fél. Jan. 15 ). ro cnaí daíl a choiss, Trip.² 2862 . Freq. in comparisons: ingen Conmair . . . ina gormdael gobuil-duib, BB 393b33 = inna garmdail, LL 214a7 . duibe iná gual nó druimne daeil, SG 251 . dubithir druim ndáil, BDD 97 . coícait ṁbratt ṅgorm, ┐ ba cosmail cech áe fri druimne (ri findruine, MSS.) ndoíle , TBFr. 19 = fria druimni dúile, RC xxiv 143 Eg. abratchair duba daile (: sāire), LU 3821 ( SCC 37 ). dá brá dóile dubgorma, MacCongl. 97 . Regarded, like the worm, as instrument of dissolution of the body after death: dursan . . . Mac Domnaill do dheól don daol (: Aod) alas that D.'s son is the beetle's prey, ACL iii 304 . not-ísat daela duba (said to the body), ZCP vi 265 . [i]sind áth, ba dúire daol, | is leis docer Congal Cáel doom of death, Fianaig. 12 . a ádbai na ṅdoel ndubgorm (to the body), PH 8256 . mo chorp . . . ní bec lem í co hécaid | d'énaib Dé no de dáelaib (: táebaib) as bait for birds and beetles, ACL iii 216 . Applied fig. to a person who inspires dread (in good and bad sense): in cach níth ba dáel dolaid `a beetle of havoc', Metr. Dinds. iii 340 ( LL 157b14 ). an doel dub Droma Tibrud, ZCP ix 453 . húasal dóel diasnéti (of Colum Cille), ACL iii 218 ( Rawl. 107a47 ). torcair an snomhdhaol seang la Cormac, P. O'C. s.v. daol . cein co ti an daol bán . . . ┐ bidh maith ind ecclas fria re, BNnÉ 305 (a prophecy). pn Hence as sobriquet: Dubthach Dóel Ulad, FB § 12 , TBC-I¹ 2109 , TBC-LL¹ 2825 ; D. Dael, TBC-LL¹ 2750 , 2829 , TBC-I¹ 2055 (see also ¤tenga below). D. Dáel Uladh .i. adhuath Uladh a ḟaigsin . . . mar is aduath lé cách nduine in bheist dara comainm in dáel d'ḟaicsin, Cóir Anm. 264 . Cf. O'Mulc. 347 = doel a graeco dilos (δειλός) formido (an etymol. gloss, not a definition). Hence through misunderstanding the definition: Dubthach Dáel Uladh .i. adhúath Ulad, Cóir Anm. 264 . As n.pr. m.: ingen Dūil Dermait, IT ii1 181 . maccu Dūil D., ib., tri Doil Eirrig, TBC-I¹ 3487 = tri Dóelḟir, TBC-LL¹ 5888 .

Compds. ¤abra dark eyelash: glannua rosc . . . itir clethchor ndub ndóel-abrat, BDD 100d . ¤chomramach: sgiath dhaolchomhramhach ` chafer-marked ', Atlantis iv 176 . ¤chú: Daolcú (name of a black hound), Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28 . Cealtchuir romarb Daelcoin dia luin .i. dia ghae, RC xxiii 325 . ¤dath beetle-colour, jet black: celtur cunnail co ndaeldath, LL 193b40 . ¤ḟuince, 3 C 1 3, 920.6 .

¤tenga chafer-tongue, backbiting, etc.: teist Cathail m. Finguine ríg Dési cu ndoelthengthaib, LL 149b11 . As sobriquet: Dubthach Dóeltenga, FB § 90 ; TBC-LL¹ 2780 , 2811 = D. Dóeltengad, FB §§ 92 , 72 ; TBC-I¹ 2066 . ¤tengthach chafer-tongued, given to backbiting, etc.: Dubthach dael-tengthach, Cóir Anm. 263 . fearand Dubthaig Daeltengthaig, Ériu viii 174 ; mac D. Doeltengaidh, ib.

seirsénach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. seirsénach or dil.ie/36978
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: seirseanach, seirsenach

n o, m. (AN sergent, Risk 587, 592 ), cf. sarsen. `seirseanach, an archer, a bowman, sagittarius ', O'Don. Suppl. `seirsenach an auxiliary , . . .', O'R. Two exx. support the meaning sagittarius : Mathghamhuin . . . do mharbad le sersénach do muinter Domnaill, ALC i 196.16 = ab aliquo sagitario, RC xlii 294.380 . do luighedar sersenaigh imdha ┐ do cuiredh .u. shaighde annsumh, ALC i 302.12 . But the usual meaning seems to be a mercenary, a hired soldier : do cuiredur tra Gaill creca mora . . . 'ma macaib Ruaidri co sersenchaib diarmithe, Ann. Conn. 1235.11 . Cathal . . . do chur thuaiscert Connacht dá furtacht, ┐ cath sersénach maille friú `a battalion of mercenaries', ALC i 190.21 . do fagbad uathad do mhaithib Gall, ┐ seirséanuigh imdha aige, uair nir tairisi leis Connachtuigh, 284.4 . do chuir Aod . . . Félim, a brathair, ┐ maithe da muinnter co (sic leg.) Gaill-sheirsénchaib, ar creich Eogain I Eidhin, ib. 25 . a sersenaigh do sgoeiled fo Connachtaibh, 226.1 . Tadhg . . . do marbadh . . . do shersenach dochnaith do muinntir a brathar fein, AU ii 342.1 . co rabhadur na mna ag sersenchaib an tslúaig, 224.8 . sersénaigh ┐ ceterna do bhadar ar Finnloch Cera, 330.27 . maigisdreadha na sersénach, 326.25 . do tsersénchaib Connacht, 206.9 .

As a sobriquet: duine airide . . . darb ainm an Sersenach, BCC 140 (140.23) .