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ball

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n o, m. (see ZCP xxiii 300 , LEIA B-12 , Études Celt. xxvii 187-88 ). Treated as n. in: cach ṁb.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 5950.

(a) limb, member, organ (used of any portion of the body): is b.¤ di crist in fer, Wb. 22c9 . hore adi[b] boill crist, b10 . báll, Wb. 12 a 18 . tria huili baullo ┐ gnímo, Thes. ii 252.16 (Stowe M.). in gét a bullu ar crist . . . ? Wb. 9d4 . far nuili baullu gl. membra uestra, 3b26 . 12b12 . tre thesbaid naich baill, Sg. 5a5 . cach súg bís isnaib ballaib gl. sucum membrorum, Ml. 44d8 . innam (inna, MS.) b.¤ tuisten gl. locorum genitalium, 58b2 . clam dia tuititis a baild, Vita Br. 25. fo comdecsain in boill in roclannadh in crécht, Bretha 30 n. 5 . issé b.¤ fo a taet imdergæ (the face), O'Mulc. 403. is b.¤ cēta-geinit[h]er (the head), 217 . cach b.¤ de, LU 5014 (TBC). cor bo b.¤ da ballaib a mac, TBC-LL¹ 2931. iar mballaibh limb by limb, BB 365bz . ni boi b.¤ de cen pian fo leith acht a thenga nama, PH 2871. ní fhaca aon ball de gan éideadh acht a shúile ┐ a chosa, Ériu i 88 § 35. le comailt na mb.¤ foirimillach `the extremities', O'Gr. Cat. 193.32. na mb. oilemhnach `of the organs of nutrition', 206.22 . Reg. San. 30.15 . ona ballaibh ainmidhi . . ona ballaibh spirutalta `the animal parts . . . the spiritual parts', 8 , 11 . teid dindsaige … na mball spirudalda `goes to … the organs of respiration´ Ériu x 146 § 2 . boill Dé . . . do thabhairt to swear by God's limbs, Donlevy 74.5 . baill do dénam di to dismember: dogentar boill dítt, Fier. 116 . boill bheacca do denamh da corp, AFM iv 658.z. Of male and female genitalia : b.¤ ferda membrum virile. labrum anois mar is coir in ball bannda d'fairsingiugad i n-aimsir na nidhan, Irish Texts v 36 § 19 . osa minca ghallraighter iad o chuis na geineamhna ┐ co lanmor gallraighter iad timcheall na mball nadurdha, Irish Texts v 12.23 (of women). See ferda . Cf. do b.¤ feili pudendum tuum , YBL 208ax . coro benta do láim dona trí ballaib filet acut da ndeine do chlaind, RC xiii 66 § 64. ? Fiachra Cassán . . . / da biach bar baill bróe atróe, LL 6075.

(b) Fig. member of community (cf. mem(m)ar, 1 cenn): o thair in b.¤ eineclunn . . . a dualgus in cind `the follower', Laws i 62.23 Comm. ; glossing memmar, iv 196.23 , v 360.1 . a crochad do ballaib diabuil .i. do Iúdaidib, PH 4870. boill don aoinEaglais, Desid. 4074. arna cennaib, ┐ ar na ballaibh, RSClára 29b . ? gidh eadh níor theith, níor thuill guth / go breith gach bhoill don Bharrach, DDána 87.8 `but won the approval of every side (?)', Ir. Monthly 1928, 549 .

(c) Of inanimate objects part, portion, piece; article, object: im ocht mbullu arafognat muillond `eight parts', Laws i 124.17 . go ffuil ina b.¤ coimesa token, testimony, ZCP x 20 v.l. (go ffuil sin ar cuimhne, text). do bud b.¤ cruaidh coimessa, Irish Texts ii 11 § 10. ballorb .i. ball do forbau na filideachta aicce, Auraic. 1305. b.¤ éigin dom ealadhain `a small example of my art', Aithd. D. 40.21 . b.¤ oibri, IGT Decl. ex. 54. re cois gach boill don leine, Stair Erc. 2513. b.¤ óirnéisi = instrument, Isaiah liv 16. b., dadum . . . `an atom, point, spot ', Eg. Gl. 80. In abstract sense, quality, faculty: cía bald ba dech dó nógébad di cleircecht `which attribute of the clerical character', Mon. Tall. 158.30 (§ 76) . ? ball einigh, Magauran 4381 (`a point of generosity'). Gramm. of part of a verb: fríssin bréthir as sum no fria baullu, Thes. ii 228.36 ( PCr. 61b2 ). sum coná ballib, Sg. 193b8 . cia b.¤ in brethir?, Auraic. 322.

(d) place, spot; of a book, passage: an b.¤ na ted sé a ferann na fine where, in the event that, O'Curry 2233 ( Eg. 88, 17a ). ní cuala me an oiread sin do ghuithibh daoine ar aonbh. riamh, CF Eg. 150. a ngach uile bh.¤ (= in every place), Proverbs xv 3. ag míniughadh an bhoill úd 'san tsean-reacht, Eochairsg. 10.30 . contrardha dhó féin a niomad do bhallaibh (of a heretic), Ó Héodhusa 34.11 .

ar (an m)b.¤ immediately, forthwith, at once: ar b.¤ d'eís an t-anam da fhagbhail, Rule of Tallaght § 29. táinig an cléireach ar b.¤ , Oss. iii 278.11 . mo chur ar an mb.¤ go hifrionn, Desid. 1168. air b.¤ (= straightway ), Proverbs vii 22. air a mb.¤ , Donlevy 186.26 . duine bhreathnuigheas a ghnúis a sgáthan . . . ┐ dhearmadas air b.¤ a chruth féin, 220.18 .

(e) spot, mark, blemish: Echu Ballderg . . . co rabai in b.¤ sin inna churp do chomurthu ind ḟerta, Trip.² 2419 - 20 . do ballaib bithchorcra co ndeirgi fola laíg, BDD² 37. ní fuil / b.¤ ar an flaith romferguigh, Ériu iv 220 § 28. madh glan an corp don taoibh thall / b.¤ ar a chaoin níor locht liom, Dán Dé xxvii 31 . do bhídis na baill chorcra / ortha d'éis gach ionnalta, A. Ó Dálaigh li 18. tí nó b.¤ dearg ar a láimh, Keat. ii 2265. ? sreath do chaolach bhán go a barr / clár ball gcraobhach ós a cionn, DDána 119.28 (from a description of a castle).

Compds. With adjj.: a bé barrbude balbán (read ballb., n.) white-limbed , TFerbe 798 . ba bradanaib becca ballbreca speckled , TTebe 3520 . bradán ballc[h]orcra, ML² 498. Eochaid Scandail .i. ballderg red-spotted , LL 322e36 . Colman Baldub, 366g29 . in ballgel Baluíne, Fél. Oct. 4. Bran Berba ballglaine `fleckenreinen', Bruchst. 8 § 9. in ballglandu, . . . / Moire Magdallda fair-limbed, ZCP x 46.21 . tond ban ballglass bright-flecked , Anecd. i 54 § 30. ben bán ballmass, 69 § 163 .

With nouns: calmach um nach faghar fuacht / a bhalbhruth gan bladhadh mbharc (sic) `the fire from his limbs', Magauran 1660 . ag flaith ballDaile of the speckled Dail (a river), DDána 83.11 .

With vnn.: an talamh ar baill-chrioth ┐ bioth-luasgadh, TSh. 1039. gan a mballghabháil ní bhíd `they put forth ever fresh growths', Magauran 340 (`branching', note).

In compd. serc-ball, see serc compds. Cf. phr. ball seirce (in oral tradition), ITS xlviii Introd. xxvii.

1 banda

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adj io, iā (ben)

(a) feminine, female, womanly; pertaining to a woman: i n-ecosc b.¤ , LU 2619 (H). todh cach mb.¤ .i. cach ball b.¤ ┐ cach comna b.¤ `every female member and every female condition', Auraic. 1464 - 1465 . celad bain-fesa .i. . . . o dichlit a feis mb.¤ intercourse with a woman, Laws v 452.26 Comm. im cach techtughadh mb.¤ .i. im cach ni dlegait na mna, i 144.18 Comm. briathra b.¤ banamla, TTebe 4415 . a chraobh bhíthe bh.¤ , DDána 80.28 . feardha ┐ bannda do chruthaidh Sé iad, Gen. v 3.

As subst. a dagben in banna bán the fair womanly one, Mór M. 11. an feardha ┐ an bannda araon, Numbers v 3.

(b) womanish, effeminate, weak: a mil banna banamail (sic MS.), SR 1226 (Eve to the serpent). Cf. 1195 . narab b.¤ bar n-aigenta, TFrag. 180.z . i nbar ndainib b.¤ meta gan gal gan gaiscidh, Aen. 2252. a leabhruibh b.¤ bhíos lān do cheasduibh collaidhe effeminate, Mac Aingil 4835 . Adv., in positive sense: ro fhreaguir hé gu banda bithumal 'she (Mary) answered him modestly and ever-humbly', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 197 § 44 .

bandacht

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Forms: bandacht, bantacht, bannacht

n (1 banda) bandacht bantacht bannacht f., IGT Decl. § 26.

(a) womanliness, womanhood: madh fer dotghné soaith for a ferdacht (sic leg.). madh ben dotghné soaidh for a b.¤ (sic leg.). madh inghen dotgnē soaidh for a genus, ZCP vi 258.18 . trēicfit na mná a mb.¤/ ar cēilibh gan pósadh, iii 31.36 . a banndacht . . . ┐ anbhfainne a haigionta, Atlantis iv 120.15 . an bhanachd (proscribed form), IGT Decl. § 26.

(b) female sex; female pudenda: comhartha bandachta ([s]uighiughadh bannda , v.l.), Anecd. i 76.20 . b.¤ na mban et ferdachta na fer, Aisl. Tond. 104 § 3. a cur amal ceirin ar in mb.¤ , 23 K 42 , 343.z. m. in: an bhandachta (= vulvae), 132.y .

3 banna

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n m. (Engl. or Rom. loanword) head-band, diadem: beg a brígh a mbrat órdha / ná a mb.¤ ard sholónda (of one who despised English dress), Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 8 . b.¤ ríoghamhuil (= diadem), Ezekiel xxi 26. Amhlaoibh fá bhandaoibh go bachallach, Ó Bruad. iii 130.1 . ceangail do cheann le bannda timpchioll!, ZCP v 224.744 (Mid. Court).

bíthe

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Forms: bithe

io, iā part. of benaid. GOI § 715 , Greene, Ériu xix 113.

(a) struck: a nnarobsa bithe gl. perculsus, Ml. 45d6 . bithe gl. iecta, 123c17 . A . . . bithe ` mangled ' (`uxorious', Gloss.), Metr. Dinds. iv 112.68 .

(b) As laudatory adj. smooth, mild, modest: briathraib bithib bithblaithib, SR 5814. for lurg a búair b.¤ (: fíche), Metr. Dinds. iv 198.44 . O. setig Séim bláith bíthi, LL 16477. [fi]r bláthi bithi (beodha, v.l.) borba, Ériu viii 70.7 . gid borb is búilidh / gid beodha is b.¤ , Caithr. Thoirdh. 76.27 . Ultan bíthi, Gorm. May 24. (of women) cadla .i. . . . bithi, O'Dav. 433 ( Fél. Dec. 9 ). buidne bithi banamla, TTebe 2228 . ben b. bannda dhiadha ` demure ', AFM vi 2222.16 . bithe .i. bannda , O'Cl. a chraobh bh.¤ bhanda, DDána 80.28 . In comic n. pr. mac . . . meic bairr braisce b.¤ , MacCongl. 35.4 . at b.¤ `hood', Eachtra Uill. 1889 (`soft hat', Ériu xix 113.36 ). ? nístibred im báig mb.¤ / dáil fria cness fria cóem-chíche, Metr. Dinds. iii 190.23 .

Compar. bithe ina cach náidhi (of Brigit), Lism. L. 1226 . bíthi nā marb more exhausted than a dead man, Caithr. Thoirdh. 117.12 .

See benta.

éccosc

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Forms: ecoisce, hæcosc, hecosc

n o, u ; n., later m. ; the form ecoisce, BB 262a54 ( IT iii 195 § 36 ), if not a scribal error may be g p.

(a) external characteristics, distinguishing mark, sign by which a person (thing) is known for what he (it) is : conróbad écoscc a cheneóil foir the mark of his nation (i.e. circumcision) Wb. 6d6 . is hecen sainecoscc leosom for accrannaib inna ní prechite pacem (gl. quam speciosi pedes evangelizantium pacem) 5a5 . ecosc n-abstal forib, 24a25 . basa iudide ó écosc...nipsa iudide ó béssaib, 10d34 , 35 . cometecht dia n-écoscaib cen chometecht dia mbésib indulgence of their external customs but not of their morals 11c5 . is e in n-écosc .i. cride imthoimnech co ngoirtius nemnech co ndéraib troma, etc. (indications of repentance) PH 6442 . ba berrad mogadh (.i. ecosc) bai fair-seom, ACL iii 12 . Cf. cach lasa mbiat fethla .i. ecusc no comartha, O'Dav. 899 , cf. (f) below.

(b) kind, species : sainécosc noe (gl. celox, species est navis) Sg. 69a24 . an uair rachair d'innsaighi in othair... féch ar tús créd é in t-écosc .i. in ben nó in fer é (i.e. sex) O'Gr. Cat. 232.26 .

(c) in general, appearance, aspect : oft. in combination with delb, cruth, and nearly synonymous, though strictly used in a wider sense, including dress, etc., as well as person ; snuadh .i. ecosc no sainfeth, O'Dav. 1417 . ba hed ecosc na n-erc...i bae findae aúdergæ, Corm. Y 585 . dorīmi a ēugosg feib rombōi a lī, 698 ( p. 59.22 ). a crúth, a écosc, a chongraim, FB 44 . tucsatar tuaruscabail na hingene do etir chruth ┐ delb ┐ écuscc, IT i 119.9 . Moling 11 . ar chaine a dealbha ┐ ar ingantus a ecoisce (ecoisc v.l.), IT iii 195 § 36 . isin deilb ┐ isin ecosc in rochesair (in ea forma habituque) Lat. Lives 97 . for moladh crotha ┐ datha ┐ delbe ┐ eccoscca in clerigh, Moling 41 . rogab eccoscc doidheilbh fair, § 52 . tánic Alaxander i fíadhnaisi na hingine do thaiselbadh a crotha ┐ a écosca, a eirraid ┐ étaig, TTr.² 493 . ba docraid a ecosc il-leth a broitt (deformis esse et truncatus habitus videretur, of St. Martin who had given away half of his cloak) Lat. Lives 88 . boi menma fherrda i n-écosc banda aicce (of mother of the Maccabees) PH 6613 . gnūisi bāna co n-ecusc dhuine mairbh acu, RC xxviii 318 § 36 . gillae ecuisc anindustae, Corm. Y 1059 s.v. Prull . fer écosca ingnaid a strange-looking man LL 289a33 . teora hialla go ro-examlacht ecaisc (of bird flocks red, white and black) TBC-LL¹ 5632 St. dolluid fond ecosc sin, FB 92 . isind ecosc cetna PH 1546 . dealradh na diadachta i ndreich ┐ i n-eccoscc in chleirigh, BNnÉ 275.4 . a hégosg ní fhidir mé | ní théd súil silleadh uirrthi, Studies 1922, 247 . ecosc namat ridicule of (a person's) appearance (a punishable kind of satire) Laws v 228.27 (with gl.: namuitt um a ecosc .i. `ni sūil,' `ni srub', 232.8 ; cf. O'Dav. 1297 ). Of places, etc.: ecosc ṅ-áimin...tegdassa adchondarc-sa, Thes. ii 292.22 . ecosc na loch crotha gradhuill n-aluind, Anecd. i 51.1 . ba hedh a hécosc na hindsi, tir mblaith mbuidhech, 70.7 . ed a écosc in taige, LL 248b38 = ZCP iv 24z . Cf. cit. fr. Ériu viii 135 below. a phuirt is iongnadh th' éagcosg (to a castle), Ir. Monthly 1920, 539 . rob é airdmes...a n-eices ...ar écosc in armuige sin what they judged from the appearance of that slaughter MR 240 . By extension goodly appearance: (ben) co ndeilb ┐ écosc ┐ soerchenel of fair form and presence SCC 42 .

(d) garb, attire: triar cruittire con-écosc ríg im cech n-æ, LL 248b5 ( ZCP iv 33.22 ). coica ban... co n-ecosc ban síde impu, 250b45 ( ZCP iv 42.5 ). ica freasdul la Magnus do bhiudh ┐ deoch ┐ edgud nó ecasc ( livery ?) Marco P. 122 .

(e) in a looser sense form, manner, guise . eccosg .i. cuma, O'Cl. muadh .i. égcosg dealbh, no cuma, ib. muad .i. egusc, Corm. Y 958 . co ructha a breth chōir for cāch...i n-écosc co n-uamun ┐ co n-imecla in choimded `in a manner suited to' PH 4154 . fo ecusc athgabala by way of distress Laws i 192.29 Comm. ara feiser fer recht[g]a i n-ecosc dilsi `that thou mayst know when a lawful man is in the person (i.e. the legal position) of an outlaw' iii 136.1 .

(f) various occasional uses— Argument, summary (indication of what follows): hæcosc (gl. argumentum) Wb. 27d17 . Figure of speech: hond ecosc [c]omarleicthiu by a permitted figure (gl. schemate) Ml. 20b14 . Equipment, accessories, ornament (?): see (d) above and cf. further: fethal conduala .i....eccusc comduala, O'Dav. 992 , quoting Laws v 384.24 : ni conai fethal connduala what keeps the ornamented relic (i.e. the case or covering) with gl.: ni coimedas ecosc dala coin, 386.10 . feuthal .i. eugasg, Corm. Y 669 . fethal .i. ecosc ut est sceith co fethal condual la cach n-ae H 3.18, 616a (glossary to TBFr. , cf. ZCP iv 33.20 , and see fethal). Cf. O'Dav. 899 cited above. rogha iomdhaigh a nEamhain M. cona hégoscc orrdha fuirre `the apartment of your choice...with gilt facing' (gilded aspect, splendour ?) Ériu viii 135.8 . In follg. ex. hecosc may stand for thecosc: luid tria hecosc ┐ druidecht a ṡenathar do Themuir through the instructions ZCP viii 311.18 .

In fuil écosc fir agat, a ingen ? nimtha. an ail feis lem ? ar C. are you married ? ZCP xii 252.15 .

Cf. emenina .i. bannda no banecusgda no bangnimach, Auraic. 3091 .

ferda

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Forms: ferrdai, ferdu

adj (ferdae) io-iā (fer) male, masculine, belonging to a man: dund síl ferdu (gl. semen [virile]) Ml. 44a10 . moth .i. cach ferdae, Corm. Bodl. ball f.¤ membrum virile BColm. 94.2 . Corm. Y 865 (ferrda). indsci ferdha ` male gender ' Auraic. 1912 . ro saerad ar choblige fherrdai, PH 5890 . láthar f.¤ , see láthar. tincur fearda (gloss on fertincur), Laws, ii 356.17 Comm. as leis do cuireadh na goill fon arathar & dá ghall ag foirseadh asa ttiaghaibh fearrdha ina ndíaidh scrotums, Éigse xv 23 . techtugud f.¤ male possession (opp. to: t. banda) v 470.14 Comm . na fir i n-ecosc f.¤ ┐ na mná i n-ecosc banda LU 2619 . an feardha ┐ an bannda male and female Numbers v 3 . Manly, virile: fer ferdae, Fél. Feb. 8 . céssad slóig ḟerdai, Feb. 28 . batír ferdai a gníma, LU 4853 = ferrdai TBC-I¹ 365 . ropo f.¤ an comrac, TTr.² 1732 . ro chathaigset co ferrda, PH 6521 . Compar. as superl.: cing as ḟerdu (ferrdu, ferrda, ferdae v.l.), Fél. Aug. 20 . san aois fheardha in manhood TSh. 10245 . As subst. pl., the male pudenda: co fuaratur ferdu fer, Metr. Dinds. iii 156.11 (ferrdacht v.l.). co n-accassa ferda a fir, LL 13a9 . a f.¤ uili, CCath. 2960 . madh fer dotghné soaith for a ferdaib, ZCP vi 258.17 (leg. ferdacht ?).

gné

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Forms: ngné, ngnǽ, gné, gné, gne, gnei, gnee, gn, (il)gn, gnee, gnei, gnéthi, gnethi, gnéithe

n O.Ir. n., later f. : n s. a ngné , BCr. 33c5 ( Thes. ii 22.36 ). a ngnǽ , Sg. 205a1 . Mid. Ir. survival of neut. : gné m-bróin, FA 33 ; gné n-onore, PH 7001 ; gne n-aill, CCath. 1026 ; MacCarthy 138.10 . a s. gnei, Sg. 166a2 . g s. in gnee , Goid. 67.23 ( Lib. Hymn. 11b ). n p. gn, BCr. 33a8 ( Thes. ii 20.37 ). (il)gn, Ml. 97a1 . LU 7533 . gnee, BB 297b35 . gnei, 321b51 . A common Mid. Ir. pl. gnéthi, LL 265b20 . gnethi, PH 7471 . gnéithe, IGT Decl. § 2.18 .

(a) kind, species : fúad et gné form and kind, Wb. 32c9 . gnǽ for leth ... far leth .i. tresṅgné `a species apart ... "apart" that is, by the species,' Sg. 73b1 . tri gné forsin apgitir, BCr. 33a8 ( Thes. ii 20.37 ). bieit ilgné indi son there will be many kinds in it, Ml. 97a1 . gne gneach a specific species, Laws iii 96.10 . in gne no in cenel in fidh ? ... masa chenel cadet a gnee ?, Auraic. 853 - 854 . atat cóic gnethi icon duine-marbad, PH 7471 . da gne for leth dechnaid .i. sned ┐ trebradh, BB 297a37 . for tri gneib in three kinds, Fél. 4.30 . gné ḟerrdha díb ┐ gné bannda (of diamonds), Maund. § 138 . gné pupall `a kind of tents,' § 49 . an ghne as anbhfainne d'apoplexia , 23 K 42, 23.1 . na gnéithe don Gháoidhelg, IGT Introd. § 2 . Clann Charthaigh 's gach gné i ngabhoid `each of its species,' TD 32.15 . maille ris an uile ghné airm, Ezekiel xxxviii 4 . cred an ghné dhuine an té sin, 2 Kings i 7 . gné óir nó airgid do chor amach to issue a new coinage, Mac Aingil 305.1 . tairgit gnē chomhadh dōip `they offered them some gifts,' Fl. Earls 14.15 . dognīt gnē chiūnais ┐ chomnaidhe ann `they had some rest and repose there,' ib. y 0 . gne d'imegla ... orra ..., 32.7 . ge gur fulaingset gne shaot[h]air, 88.10 .

(b) form ,

(1) of outward appearance, appearance of countenance : issed a ngne cétna foir, BCr. 33c5 ( Thes. ii 22.36 ). saingné fornaib gnímaib inna preceptore ... a special form, Wb. 5a5 . gné fírinne fuiri the appearance of righteousness, Ml. 95b6 . is follus co mór gné m-broin fair-seom, LU 2279 ( FA 33 ). fond ... na cathrach ... co ngné gréne fair, LU 2039 ( FA 11 ). ro soí gné Emer, LU 3890 ( SCC 40 ). is derb limm nochloemchlaifed gnee (leg. -fe a gnee ?), TBC-LL¹ 284 . imsod a gne do gruaide, TFerbe 720 . ra sáit gnéthi da gnúsib, MU² 500 . slóg rosóiset gnee, Ériu vi 149.72 . ni rangatar gaill a ngné, `did not recover their countenance,' Cog. 98.19 . Aen. 2642 . co mad gné forbáiltechuis no-beth fair, PH 3075 . doraitne gné báis foraib, 3488 (cf. A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 7 ). robo ghlas a ainech ┐ a ghne `countenance,' Cóir Anm. § 8 . ba cael gné a chuirp, ZCP xi 108 § 2 . gnē feola deirgi fair oc a chaithim (of the Sacred Host), xii 373.12 . gein co ngrinne gnéa `winsome of mien,' Metr. Dinds. iii 300.44 . is olc do gne cid mor do meisnech `thou lookest ill ...,' Cog. 170.11 . gne do ghnuisi, TTebe 3599 . ar ghabhabhair do ghné an chróigh, IGT Decl. ex. 318 ; 199 . caillid a ... ngné ┐ a maise, TSh. 546 . béal ... ar ghné ógróis, TD 39.4 . nach i ngné Gaoidheal gairmthir `... their names are not like those of the G.,' Content. xxix § 31 . Of gramm. inflexions : huare rombói la grecu a ngnæ the Greeks had the form, Sg. 205a1 . ailigid gnei changes the form, 166a2 .

(2) way, manner: fon ngne seo (gl. in chruth-so), Laws iv 214.19 . for gne gille `after the manner of a pledge,' i 276.17 Comm. ; 188.30 Comm. ar oen-gne in the one way, ZCP viii 266 § 34 . da leana tú he is na gneithi seo in these ways, Ériu v 138 § 122 . da ngabham is an ghné chóir (sic leg.) if we take it in the right way, Dán Dé xxii 1.

(3) Prep. phrases : ar gne like : fuair a ghruaidh ar gné mónann `his cheek as the berries,' Content. v 121 . proportioned to (?) : ar gne dia ccēill ┐ dia thuixin, Fl. Earls 182.2 . fo gné (gnéithibh) under the appearance (semblance) of, in the manner of, as : a m-bachla ina lám[h]aibh fo gné ... imdechta, PH 5104 . fo gné bairgine ┐ fhína, 5183 . caith corp fo ghnē rūine in Righ in mystical fashion, RC xxxvii 345 § 5 . cibe noscaith co dana | fo gné cech bīdh immana (of the body of Christ) ... as he would any other food, 349 § 80 . Corp Críost ... fá ghnéithibh na fola, O'Gr. Cat. 39.23 . fa ghnéithibh aráin ┐ fíona, Eochairsg. 20.30 . fo gne síthe `under the guise of peace,' ALC i 84.2 . AFM ii 996.1 . fa ghné mhaitheasa fíre, TSh. 8135.

(c) a legal point, an argument, a case : seo na gneithe er nach roichenn Muircertach ... in cét gné dib ... gné eile, O'D. 1956 - 7 ( Eg.90 f. 7 (8a ) ( O'Gr. Cat. 77 ). er na gnéithib seo, O'D. 1959 (ib. b). an tres gne, ML App. 180.10 .

(d) leg. a version : gné n-aill a different version, O'D. 568 ( H 3.17, c.440 - 41 ). deithbir na na (sic !) cantana fodera dam in da ghne sin do scribhad, O'D. 213 (scribal note, H 3.17, c. 169 ).

Compds. ¤buan of lasting form : sgath an dána gnéabhuain, TD 31.16 . ¤bude of yellow appearance : a chiabh ghnéabhuidhe, TD 2.28 . ¤gen : a maise 'sa gnéghean `her loving countenance,' Oss. iv 266.3 . ¤glan : seabhac ... gné-ghlan, Ériu v 172.2 . ¤nuaide `youthful looking,' TD 2.45 ; `glistening,' 28.11 .

mebal, mebul

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Forms: mebul, meabhal, meabhla, Mebul, meblæ

n ā, f., O.Ir. n s. mebul (Glosses; but mebuil, Ml. 138c8 ). meabhal (meabhail incorrect), g s. meabhla, IGT Dec. § 37. In late Mid. and Mod.Ir. also o, m.

(a) a cause of shame, a disgrace: dinim .i. mebal nó aisc, O'Mulc. 335. meabhal .i. nár, O'Cl. In Glosses used as pred. with cop. in expressions: is m.¤ dom it is a cause of shame to me ; is m.¤ limm I am ashamed . arnap mebul domsa mo irbāg (gl. ne . . . erubescamus), Wb. 16d11 . 24a30 . is mebol damsa . . . mani fuil imorbága I am put to sshame unless there is a contest, LU 1472 ( MU 48.23 ). is mebul duit . . . laigi fri bangrád, SCC 30. is mebul dom imrādud a mét élas uaimm shame to my thoughts how they stray from me! Ériu iii 14.2 . ní mebul do Ultaib uli a thabairt dó to award it to him (i.e. Cú Ch.) would be no slur on all the (other) Ulstermen, FB 14. nach mebhal doibh féin an cuairt?, Cog. 98.35 . ní mebul lemm precept soscéli ( = non erubesco evangelium), Wb. 1b10 , cf. 29d18 , 30a6 . is mebul leu in tan nad rucat they are ashamed when . . ., Ml. 87c3 . ba mebul lē dul issi torruch, IT i 139.29 . ba mmebul lee buith donaib ócaib cen biad she was ashamed that the youths were left without food, LL 249b6 ( TBFr., Med. and Mod.Ir. Ser. v 136 ), cf. ZCP iv 37.18 . beith a mbochta ní mebol poverty is no disgrace, ACL iii 321 § 6. Col ┐ Mebul ┐ Eraise, TBC-I¹ 1766 (allegor. npr. f.). ní dénat acht mebáil indiu they are acquitting themselves shamefully (of discomfited warriors), LU 1513 = MU 52.8 . cen ruci cen mebail, FA 35. cách a ndénaidh frisin ingin do mhebail (mebhul .i. olc) all the wrong you do the maiden, ZCP v 524.20 . comét mo lāma . . . nar chlechtat . . . atchuingid fo mebail lest they be accustomed to seek what is shameful, ZCP vi 259 § 8. ní hosnad iar mbebail . . . is ósnad iar mbúaid (i.e. after discomfiture), FB 89. g s. caint meblæ , O'Mulc. 203. rūn meblai, ACL iii 306 § 9. mod mebla, LL 144a26 .

(b) transf. in concrete sense pudenda: mebul [meabhul, mebal MSS.] .i. ball bannda na mna . . . do dechsain a mebla .i. a náire, O'Dav. 1264 = a mebuil, 1225 .

(c) deceit, guile, treachery (common later meaning): brecc nó m.¤ , O'Mulc. 789. meabhal .i. feall, O'Cl. brég (.i. cealg nó mebhul), ZCP v 524.29 . Brēg ┐ Meng ┐ Meabal, Corm. Y 723. doronsat Saxain mebuil for Bretnu, LU 234 , cf. Todd Nenn. 102.2 . feall ┐ meabal . . . do dénum air, Fianaig. 70.5 . meabal ar Sil M. la Murchertach treachery (was practised) on, RC xviii 15.26 (Tig.). Dondchadh . . . do marbadh la hA. . . . a mebuil treacherously , xvii 337.6 , cf. AFM i 484.15 ( = dolose, CS 152.18 ). a mac do marbadh la Hua C. tre meabul, RC xviii 192.36 . ro ferad faeilti gan meing gan mebail re C., Acall. 6902. lucht fingaile ┐ mebla, RC xxviii 318 § 30. crech meabla `a treacherous foray', AU ii 114.4 . aisling meabhuil an illusive vision, O'Rah. vi 1 (1911). chum meabhla do dhénamh air a sheirbhíseachaibh `to deal subtilly with', Psalms cv 25. The follg. exx. may represent (a): m.¤ fo t[h]uinn [sic leg. ?] fosluide, cid fīada fuilt ḟindbuidi ( = `beauty is only skin-deep'), ZCP vi 267 § 3. tuilledh ele as dliccedh duibh, | mart, muc is molt gan meabail `without deceit', BNnÉ 269.16 (but cf. do gadadh úam mart meabhla, IGT Dec. ex. 963 ).

stúag

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n ā, f. (cf. 1 túag) arch, bow, loop.

I

(a) In buildings: cūanda ad-cīthir | stūaga in rīgthig fa rēlltandaib (i.e. heaven), ACL iii 235 § 22 . on (sic leg.) stuaigh ro-chaim reltannaigh, BNnÉ 283 § 269 . stuagha déudamhla an tuir thigh, L. Cl. A. B. 184.123 . tomhus mhúir Chruachna . . . | fa sduaidh nocha sduaidh fa mhúith, DDána 119.1 . sreath cláraigh . . . | 'n-a sduadhaibh, 7 . sduagha míne marmuir, TD 5.6 . eidhean ag easgar ós do stua, Measgra D. 59.49 . uile stuadha comharda an tempail, Fl. Earls 220.8 . sduagha cama cumdachta on uaithne có araili dibh, Marco P. 97 . séd búaidh ní bheanfa a maisi | do stuaigh dhealbhtha a doruissi lintel, L. Cl. A. B. 184.116 . in dorus medhonach dhibh sduagha aille . . . fair, Marco P. 77 . caoin sduagh a ríghfhuinneóg, TD ii p. 215 . seinistre glainidhe lais cu sduaghaib caemha cumdachta forro, Marco P. 75 . droichet . . ., marmur essidhe itir sduaga ┐ fostada, 110 .

(b) s.¤ nime rainbow: i n-domnach roarthraig stuag nime iar ṅ-dílind, Ériu ii 198.7 v.l. stuaga nimi nélacha, LL 235b17 ( TTr. 1378 ). ba metithir ra stúaig nimi i n-aéor é (a sword), TBC-LL¹ 6023 . samalta lim re stuaig moir nime i n-aér cechtar a da laim, Acall. 6017 v.l. fo cosmailius datha na stuaige nimi (stuaid, MS.), RC xii 336 § 27 .

(c) Various applications: s.¤ dermár . . . os chind ind ordnide ina chathaír rigdai halo (?), LU 2014 ( FA 8 ). is stúaga urchuill congabat mo bratt torom (i.e. hoops used to keep clothes off wounds, see 1 túag), TBC-LL¹ 4708 . sduagha, no lúbáin chongbhas a bhrat, O'Cl. s.v. túagha. gormanart . . . go stuagaib fíthi . . . findruini, TBC-LL¹ 5336 . frasa . . . do shaighdibh . . . a ccrom-stuagh ccrann-ramhar na mbogha from the bent, thick wooden bows, CRR² 84.20 . ar sduaidh gach bhláitheangbhrúich on the raised ground (?), DDána 83.9 . ar an sruth boí on stuaigh go hath na faithche, AFM iii 342.y (perh. n. loc.). tugadh sduagh thana as do thaobh (of Christ's blood), Dán Dé xxix 8 (see note). Of eyebrows: sduaidh ina dhegmalaig duinn, Prolegomena 45 § 26 . dá chaolsduaidh dhonna dhaolamhla, DDána 114.14 . ? Cf. gilidir casnaide cóir | eter stiglaib s.¤ brecshróil (of hair), Ériu iv 94 § 13a . handle (of a pitcher, etc.): stuagach .i. cilorn .i. bis ┐ an stuag as a taib, Laws i 134.4 Comm . brissiud stūaige ic stocairecht one who breaks the handle of the trumpet when blowing, Bruchst. i 34 § 80 = IT iii 89 § 115 . Of the tail of a meteor: rella iongnáth . . . ┐ cromstuagh urcrom ionbhogha eiste, AFM v 1700.10 . éirghis . . . | stuagh neoill . . . | ós an loch an arched cloud, L. Cl. A. B. 180.6 . sheet of parchment: cin memraim a quinque, ar it cōic stuaga a techta, O'Mulc. 228 . do berthea sduagh scriobhtha do nimh dhó trias a ndénadh proicept do Ghaoidhelaibh scroll, AFM i 418.1 = CS 126.16 . See stuana. Of a legal impediment or restriction of some kind (cf. cros?): da ndernatar ní ar in clar dar in crois no dar in sduaigh imlingar, no dar in nidh im indeoin . . .i. in idh, ┐ in chros ┐ in sduag, O'Curry 518 ( H 3.18, 261a ). ? saibed sduadh doschraidhech dor | sluag Osraigec[h] ga adbad (= ḟodbad), BB 61b46 .

II Of persons, etc.

(a) Of fighting warriors, etc.: berid C. ceím neime | ina stuaig thruim tentide `bent like a bow', Metr. Dinds. iv 360.126 ( Ériu v 223.63 ). ina stūaigh [t]heind tṡeabcaidhi, ZCP viii 563 § 23 . éirgis suas ina stuaig shesmaig shírgránda gur ba commór í ┐ sduag nime i naer (a monster), SG 250.12 . lingis isin loch ina stuaig niamda neimmertnaig, 251.4 . C., robui 'na stuaig bodba aduathmair urbada `arch of war', TTebe 2502 . is amlaid ro boi side ina borb-sduaig bodba os cind C., MR 260.11 . 'na sduaigh armruaidh innillte, TD 32.74 . Of an army: ro coirigh . . . a cat[h]ai coisidhe ina stuaigh bodhbha i timcill a marcsluagh, CCath. 5718 . Note also: toirnis Íosa eatorra | . . . | 'n-a sduaigh ainglidhe iodhuin `in fair angel-bright form', Aithd. D. 75.17 .

(b) In syll. verse hero, warrior, prince, chief : marbhais Cái-in . . . | Aibéal . . . | an sduaigh reabhaigh n-áluinn n-óig, DDána 41.11 . sduadh fhionn as ghile ná an ghrian (of Christ), A. Ó Dálaigh xx 8 . sduaigh croidheathais far ciúin muir, TD 3.28 . A. . . . | stuadh ┐ gabhrach dá ghoil, Irish Texts iv 54 § 39 . sduadh bannda na mbriathar mall, ZCP ii 337.19 . stuagh na gcraobhfolt, Hackett x 13 . Note also: stuagh gille `a stately youth', Top. Poems 92.6 . Of a ship: long ghéagach . . . | stuagh théadach, Measgra D. 48.20 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤dorus arched doorway : isin stuagdorus robo leis don chathraig, TTr.² 1129 . robrissiset dano benna na stúagdorus, 1868 . ¤droichet curved bridge: stuaghdroichet cloiche, CCath. 2281 . sduadrocaid mora, BB 497a50 . ¤druim curved back, broad back : ní faigter stargha stuaidhdhroma (sic leg.) `slung on the broad back', O'Gr. Cat. 472.24 . ¤druimne: stuagdruimne rinnta roimda do ilcinel cach tinne curved ridges (of the structure of a shield), CCath. 4728 . ¤lann curved blade : beim don sduaghloinn (sic leg.) tinn teindtighe, RC xliii 92 § 93 . ? ¤léim: ni raibhi imoro acu-sun . . . stagh gan stuaidhleim (sic leg.), CF 50 . ¤lerg arched slope : do ghabh a sciath . . . ar sduaighleirg a droma, Ériu iii 170 § 28 . tūarcaib a théig libair for stūagleirg a dromma, MacCongl. 9.28 . ¤lúb: inar . . . cona stuaghlubaibh airgdidib `bow-loops', CCath. 4672 . stuagluba umhaidhe dar braigdibh na corrán sin, 5235 . do rinne sduaghluib (sic leg.) moir di o iarthar co hoirther (a serpent), TTebe 62 . ¤míl = túagmíl (q.v.): trí dubscéith co stúagmílaib óir, BDD² 939 .

(b) With adjj.: inghen T. . . . | rug buinne sdúadhghlan súaichnidh (i.e. Finn), Duan. F. i 33.3 . ¤braigdech with arched neck : stéd . . . stúaidhbhraighdech, Ériu v 172.163 . ¤lúbach: echlach . . . sduaglubach, YBL 177a30 .

(c) With verbs. ¤boccaid. vn. ic stuaghboccadh a mbogadh `bending their bows', CCath. 4639 . ¤dírgid do sduaigh-dhírghead an teach thall | go mbarr cleath was raised on arches (?), DDána 119.30 . ¤lúbaid bends : no stuaglubadh Cesair in claidem sin, CCath. 5250 .