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2 áes

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Forms: áes, aeis, aesa

n u, m. áes m. (g s. and n p. aeis, aesa), IGT Decl. § 38 .

People, folk, those who, etc. Almost invariably with qual. clause, adj., or noun in gen.: áis fil oc turcbail grene gl. qui primi hominum solem uident, Ml. 94b18 . ?dommuinetar indóini is (indoiss, MS.) ferc do insin, 49b7 . dond aos bís illobrae `to those that are lying sick', Mon. Tall. 148.9 (§ 56) . genaiti áesa a Tenmag Trogaigi, LU 3521 . a Athair na n-uile aos `Father of all folk', A. Ó Dálaigh xxix 4 .

With follg. adj.: int ais amprom `the wicked ', Ml. 31c6 . int óis anfoirbthe `the imperfect folk', Wb. 13c13 . ind aiso boicht `of the poor ', Ml. 31c1 . in n-áis déed `the lazy folk', Wb. 25c19 . aithbeoadh aois éidtreoraig `a resurrection of all feeble folk', O'Gr. Cat. 485.1 . int ais firian `the righteous ', Ml. 55d11 . tairisem ind aiso firien, 54a13 . ni forcital óisa foirbthi `of perfect folk', Wb. 8c3 . ind aosae galrich `of sickly persons', Mon. Tall. 146.27. (§ 52) . dar cenn ind óesa lobuir `for sake of the feeble folk', Wb. 10c11 . int ais lósc `the blind ', Ml. 45c9 . in n-aés moith ┐ anfoirbthe `the tender and imperfect', 45b17 . ind áisso noib `of the saints ', Ml. 27c2 . inna fochaide dobertar forsin naís noib, Ml. 27b15 . in t-aes ócc óetedhach the young , TTr.² 1218 . aes sruith superiors , Trip.² 2115 . cen imcomet aesa sruith, Laws iii 510.2 . With follg. noun in gen. (for similar phrases see fer, lucht): áes . . . airechta members of an assembly , O'D. 544 ( H 3.17 c. 435 ). bhur náos énúaire sojourners , Levit. xxv 23 . áos aithrigi ` penitents ', Mon. Tall. 131.z (§ 11) . in t-aes cairdiusa ┐ caradraidh friends , CCath. 233 . óis carcre ` prisoners ', Wb. 28d30 . áes comchotaig allies, partners , LU 4637 (TBC). aes comgnima co-operators, fellow-workmen , Laws v 156.18 Comm. aes cotalta sleepers , Laws iii 220.23 Comm. don aes na deiccsin (leg. -sen) the watchers , BDD² 589 . aithgabail aesa ecolsa ` ecclesiastics ', Laws ii 120.5 Comm. fíad áes enig, LU 3903 ( SCC § 41 ). áes gráda retainers, counsellors : ar marbad a muintiri, ocus aessa grada, ocus a comalta, Cog. 62.2 . tugudur a aes gradha mur comurle dó, ZCP vi 273.4 . is and sin do gluaisetar a glanaos gradha gu hO mBriain, ITS xxvi 63.25 . do gluais uathad da aes grada, Ann. Conn. 236(s.a. 1315.11) . ro airc Feidlimid iar sin aes grada Ruaidri h. Conchobair, 1316.4 . for aes n-imthechta messengers , TBC-LL¹ 148 . mian ngalair aesa inhuitir `sick craving of invalids', Ériu xii 20.1. (BCrólige). á.¤ láime actual perpetrators: is iat is aes laime ann lucht in combaiti, Laws iii 252.13 Comm. ( lucht laime, 8 ). æs mancuine `personal retainers ', Ériu xii 40 § 50 (BCrólige). oís muntire gl. domistici Dei, Wb. 21c4 ; 21b12 . do óes oifrinn congregation at mass, Trip.² 1386 . ar n-óis rechto `we folk of the Law', Wb. 31d1 . int ais sechmaill `the passers-by ', Ml. 102a15 . romtar óis teglig `folk of (His) family', Wb. 7b13 . ond áes tuaithe from the laity , Wb. 28b32 . Esp. to denote an occupation or calling: óes cherdd craftsmen or poets , Críth G. 281 . int aos creth poets , ACL iii 310 viii 3 . a.¤ dána artists, poets , see dán. a.¤ gráid men in orders, see 1 grád. a.¤ gráda favourites, confidants, etc. see 2 grád.

Folld by gen. of a place-name: áes an Arda (= Firu Arddae § 1), ACL iii 296 § 35 . for aes mbabelone `the Babylonians ', Ml. 107a5 . áis inna ethiobae `those of Ethiopia', 94b22 . á áis siriae `O Syrians', 66c12 . aes na Temrach, BDD² 159 .

In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom.

aineóil

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g s. of aineól as adj. unknown, strange, unfamiliar (esp. of places, roads etc.): i tirib anheoil, SR 3180 . 'san tír aineōil (: taideóir), ZCP vii 309.25 . grib indrid iath n-anēoil, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 4 . Temair fás, forba n-aníuil, BDD² 1055 . ag eachtor-chrīchaibh oile imchiena ainiūil, Fl. Earls 216.11 . ar shlighidh ainiúil, Dán Dé vi 10 . ar séad ain-iúil `on a blind course', A. Ó Dálaigh lii 16 . fúarais mór n-aidchi n-aniúil `many a night thou hadst abroad', RC xx 12 § 18 . uir aniuil tarut (a curse), Fél.² clxxxv 6 . foiléim ainiúil a jump in the dark, Hackett xxxi 2 . d'éanlaith iongantaigh aineóil, TD 15.17 . Of persons: ar fhior ainiuil stranger , DDána 110.21 . Rare in predic. use: am aneoil dia eis (: todiúir) I am without guidance, LL 18581 ( PRIA xix ).

ainim

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Forms: hainme, anim, anmi, ainmi, ainmib, ainem, aineamh, ainimh, ainmhi, aineamh, ainimh, ainmhe

n [ā,] f. a s. anim, TBFr. 221 . g s. na hainme , Laws iii 346.21 Comm. d s. anim, LU 6099 ( TBC-I¹ 1620 ). n p. anmi, LU 3256 . a p. ainmi, Laws ii 150.6 . d p. ainmib, Trip.² 1525 . Also ainem. aineamh f. ( d s. ainimh. g s. and n p. ainmhi), IGT Decl. § 54 (a s. aineamh in exx. 1379, 1382, 1388 is marked lochdach). ainimh f. ( d s. id. g s. and n p. ainmhe), § 150 . See Ériu xix 117 .

Blemish, defect: ail ┐ anim ┐ athis, TBC-LL¹ 3020 . ár níbá hada rí co n-anim hi Temraig, LU 4056 . uair dígebthair thall a lochta ┐ a n-anmi ara corpaib, 2622 . coínsit [dá baccach] a ndíorpus ar a n-ainmib their disinheriting because of their defects, Trip.² 1525 . ité téora anmi fil for mnaib U. .i. cluíne ┐ minde ┐ guille, LU 3257 ( SCC 5 ). bean fora fuirmither ainim coisc punitive blemish(?), Laws v 292.21 . indscuchad ainme na ro ictar a reir breitheaman no leaga departure owing to a blemish which cannot be healed (valid reason for divorce), 296.17 . do galaraib bunaidh, no d'ainmib incleithi, ii 362.11 Comm. altrum cen ainmi, 150.6 . sóera ainme / essóera ícce (of women), Tec. Corm. § 16.29 . ferr bās bithainim, Anecd. iii 19.18 . saoth liom gan t'aineamh orainn (addressed to a blind man), Dánta Gr. 28.1 . O'C. do bhathadh . . . ┐ bá d'ainimh a dhaithe roimtigh because of his clumsiness, AFM v 1706.8 . tuba ainme reproaching a person for a physical defect: isin tuba nainme do rigned re Fergus, Laws i 68.16 . no cipedh cinel aire .i. in glaim dicenn .i. in tuba nainme, no in lesanmad, 240.21 Comm. tuba na hainme, iii 346.21 Comm. nóad ainme making known a blemish (a species of lampoon): noad ainme, Laws v 228.28 .i. urdarcugadh na hainme, 232.10 Comm. Cf. noudh ainmhe .i. leasainm, O'Dav. 1287 . Of a moral defect: fer cin ainim .i. cin ēd, cin omun, cin neoid, ZCP i 104.6 . an triath go n-ainimh (of Lucifer), DDána 35.7 . a ngabāil tar a n-ainme (of women), ZCP viii 113.10 . ní léir d'aon a ainimh féin, A. Ó Dálaigh xxviii 1 .

Extended uses: ní thuig sé ainimh nó urchóid an éaga calamity(?), TSh. 747 . is anim dún nad-fil is 'taig it is the worse for us, Sc.M² 16 . Cf. lór d'ainimh alas, DDána 29.11 . In follg. rather scandal, reproach: bid a.¤ ón ém do ṡochaidi (i.e. the making a bishop of Dubthach), Trip.² 2228 . ní ha.¤ rí óc eslobar, BDD² 162 . anim do neach bith cen tech, Mór M. 266.14 . In concrete sense defective article: ni renar nach a.¤ do-lece domaine i trebad, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 24 § 6 . Of persons: ar ro batar tri ainmi la Ulto .i. Conall Cloen ┐ Cuchulainn Goll ┐ Cuscraid Mend, RC viii 60.13 .

am(a)ires

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Forms: amaras, aibres, amharas, -aires, -(a)is

n ā, f. (1 ires(s)). Later m. ( LL 284b7 ). Also amaras, and in mod. lang. amhras, aimhreas (see GOI p. 104 and BBCS xxv 392 ). Note also aibres, Auraic. 61 . amharas, -aires m. (g s. -(a)is), IGT Decl. § 53 . See Éigse viii 147 - 149 .

(a) In O. Ir. lack of faith in theological sense (normally translated `unfaith' in Thes.). In later relig. contexts the same, religious doubt, etc.: arna tarta amiris . . . dond lobur hiressach `lest he bring unfaith . . . to the weak believer', Wb. 11b18 . tre amhiris, 28c13 . tre amairis, 33b5 . tóiniud niressach in amiriss, 26a5 . o hiris in amiriss gl. subuertunt, 31b16 . ho amiris gl. defedentia, 2c29 . fíal amirisse `a veil of unbelief', 15a29 . todlugud inna feulae conamairis nandatiberad dia doib gl. poscere defidendo, not believing that God would give it to them, Ml. 97d10 , 13 . a.¤ rod ngab (i.e. when asked to perform a miracle), Trip.² 2327 . crecht na haimirse bói hi menmain Tomáis, PH 6734 . do thochuiredh gentiu a n-iris, de indarba Iuda in hamiris, Hib. Min. 10.325 . ind eire[te]acht ┐ ind aibres (a.¤, v.l.) dorigni neach i n-aigidh na firindi diadha, Auraic. 61 = an aimiris, 2349 . ecna cen amaros, Acall. 3720 . na dénaidh amurus ar Día a dáeine, RC xxiv 377.8 . beag nach usa an t-amharas, Dán Dé xiv 19 .

(b) Hence lack of belief in (a person), suspicion: ma dia rucar amarus fair if he be suspected, Laws v 158.29 Comm. = ruga[dh] aimiras air gurab tre comraite dogne, O'Curry 1771 ( 23 Q 6, 37 a_b ). da ructha aimerus orra, O'D. 576 (H 3.17, c. 443). ionnus nach biadh amhras cáirdeasa nó míocháirdeasa . . . isan scríbhinn (= neque suspitio gratiae sit neque simultatis), Keat. i 56.11 . croidhe ar nách cóir amharus, TD 17.52 . Perh. also: ná déntar orm amorus `let there be no mistrust of Me', Ériu iv 116 § 27 .

(c) In general sense of doubt, disbelief, incredulity: ferr astud amaires, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 15 = ferr astad aimirse, RC xlv 86 = aimiris, Anecd. iii 19.20 . ? dligid etche aimiris, BB 64e33 = d. ēitge amsir, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 17 ( Anecd. iii 14.24 , RC xlv 71 ). ? dilgud bemi ecnaid ar Dia ┐ amarus ar duilib, YBL 84b7 . urchur n-amarais a shot in the dark (by a blind man), CCath. 2189 . cúis amhruis a matter of doubt, Donlevy 318.17 . ? mar ḟer bfíadhaigh mé a Muiris / is é ag íarraidh amhuiris, IGT Decl. ex. 1350 .

In various idioms with verbs and prepp.: as eadh budh amhurus lium this is what I should feel dubious about, Prolegomena 44 § 11 . adbar rig Ulad cin amurus dia marad (of a prince), Ann. Conn. 1392.3 . mé gach éanlá i n-amharas, Dán Dé v 4 . cuiridh Íosa . . . a airdhe . . . san té thoghas / nach leicfe é i n-amhoras, Aithd. D. 37.3 . is an amhras i dtéid sibh / ar bhreith Aimhirgin . . . `the mistake you make as to the judgement of A.', Content. vi 8 . téid an t-éadtrócaireach i n-amharas ar Dhia, TSh. 1909 . gach ní ar a mbi amhfhoras aca everything they are doubtful about, MS. Mat. 576.26 . air mbeith dhúinn a n-amhras na fírinne `any thing we . . . even doubt to be false', Donlevy 72.12 . d'egla go gcuirfidhe amharas 'na bhás that his death should be doubted, Parrth. Anma 1524 . ní fhoil amharus agam gurab iad do ní . . ., Mac Aingil 2083 . 'gá bhfuil fáth amharais air / um ráth . . . gCobhthaigh `who has any reason to doubt his claim to C.'s castle', TD 17.58 . ? er .i. fīr ut est dilla er amiris, O'Mulc. 479 .

ar-dalla

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Forms: airdallad

v (dallaid) blinds: ar-da-dalla amail cēo, ZCP iv 243.22 ( Ériu iii 6.13 ). apair fris, ni aurdallat dāna sona . . . for lubra léim rich gifts must not blind him . . . as regards the poor (?), ZCP xi 94 § 31 . Cf. niba dallbrethach nid urdalla[t] dana nis n-urfaoma o beguib na moruibh, O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii 145b).

Vn. airdallad.

blinn, blind

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Forms: blim, blinn

n expld. as dead person's spittle: blind .i. saile mairb, unde dicitur: bās mblindach, Corm. Y 136. blind .i. saile, O'Dav. 337. blinn .i. seile dhuine mhairbh, O'Cl. blim (? leg. blinn) sili, Metr. Gl. 34 § 26.

blinnach

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adj [o, ā] (blinn): blind .i. saile mairb unde dicitur bás [m]b.¤ (`a frothing death', Corm. Tr. 21 ), Corm. 7.

bodar

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Forms: buidir, bodhar

( GOI § 119 )

I Adj. o, ā deaf: buidir gl. surda (aure), Ml. 38c15 . amal nathracha bodra gl. sicut aspides surdae, Tur. 11. bodhar (boghar, MS.) gl. surdus, Ir. Gl. 604. b.¤ .i. a pudore , Corm. Y 165. O'Mulc. 163. buidir amlabair a mmathair ┐ a n-athair, LL 13355 ( RC viii 52.4 ). co ro-shlanaigead a mac dall b.¤ amlabar, PH 1319. co n-adrad na hidla bódra, 967 . aroli daill, aroli buidir ┐ baccaig, 2491 . do shlanaigh se daine boghra, Smaointe B. Chr. 1914. i ndíol . . . na ndée mbodhar mbalbh do chor ar gcúl, TSh. 6085. Fig. ba-sa bodhar foglime i findfocluib fis, ZCP xii 365.19 . bodra forcetail `deaf to instruction' (of women), Tec. Corm. § 16.67 . nirba bodur (bodhar, boghar, bouthar, etc., MSS.) frit guidi `be not deaf to prayer to thee', Ériu i 199.5 . ris an droing do bheir cluas bhoghar do ghuth ┐ do ghairm Dé `who give a deaf ear to', Donlevy 218.20 .

Of sound indistinct (?); rough, grating (?): ní hinnte ata an guth bodhar `a confused tone' (a harp), Manners and Customs iii 357 n.405 . is bogar in fogur bís aigi (= rauce sonat), Rosa Angl. 74.23 . Of mist: tre chiachaib bodra brena buaidirthi dim (?), TTebe 597 .

II As subst. o, m., ā f. deaf person: trí buidir in betha: robud do throich, airchisecht fri faigdech, cosc mná báithe do drúis `deaf ones', Triads 83 . Ri cos tuctha da galar / bodor ┐ amlabar, SR 7634. oc ic dall ┐ bacach ┐ b.¤ `healing the blind . . . and deaf', Trip. 174.2 . do-s-bera . . . etsecht do bodruib, PH 2270. im dingbail mic . . . di buidir (.i. in ben bodur, 140.33 Comm. ), Laws i 124.21 . In n. loc. i nGlind na mbodur, Laws i 1.4 .

Compds. tainic . . . ┐ a tri bodharbheicedha ass three deafening cries (Sjoestedt), RC xliii 78.16 . i richt bratáin bodair-chinn, Rawl. B 512, 98b (cited Contribb. 234 ). Síol Eoghain gan áird 's an Tál-fhuil bodharchlaoidhte `stricken dumb' (Gloss.), Keat. Poems 47. bodurfuamann compur na triath ┐ na trenfer ic tuitim `confused sounds', CCath. 5940. bodharghuth lag laoigh dull cry (of lowing of a calf), Measgra D. 5.17 . bodharghuth `a deafening voice', P. O'C. a Domhnaill . . . bodhurghruganaigh bodhurmedlanaigh harsh and surly (?), IT iii 98 § 160. a bodarshāith d'usci na Sábrainde `his fill of the muddy water of the Lee', MacCongl. 17.24 . do bodarusci, 19.11 .

cáech

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adj I o, ā

(a) blind in one eye: caech gl. luscus, Sg. 24b1 . sí c.¤ losc oc blégon bó triphne, LU 6248 (TBC). As a pn sobriquet: Ingcél Caech, BDD² 221 . for Congal (sic leg.) caech, Laws iv 178.13 . Alaxander maic Pilib caeich, ZCP vi 88.13 (note p. 164). mic Airmeadhaigh Chaoich, Keat. iii 2414 . Also with túath-, see 2 túath-, and leth-. In more general sense purblind, dimsighted : cāech a ceco, quasi cāech .i. ōn dailli, Corm. Y 218 . O'Mulc. 196 . a bel cailligi caiche, IT iii 103 § 200 . bíonn an fhearg caoch ionnas nách leigion sí do dhuine na neithe bhíos ro-sholus d'fhaicsin, Párl. na mB. 1379 . móel cáich (n. pr.), Thes. ii 251.15 . Of an animal: intan roba chaech . . . in sét, O'D. 1629 (H 5. 15, 16).

(b) Extended applications. Of seed, nuts , etc. empty : cnoi caecha, LL 13579 . is cutal caille .i. cnú cāech nó dule feda, O'Mulc. 757 . amhail bhīos cnū caoch ar choll, ZCP x 51.12 . acht cná caocha dá ngoirthear / cnuas na gcrann neimh-fhis . . . / tré nach faghar uatha iar sgéith / toradh acht ainbhios uile, Content. xvi 85 . cruithneacht chaoch, TSh. 4653 . is cnú chaech nad bí ammáin … cách na déni toil in Ríg 'he is an empty nut whose nutriment does not exist … everyone who does not do the will of the King' LL v 36780 , Stud. Hib. xix 33 . In sense of defective metrically, see caíche and IGT Metr. Faults §§ 108 - 115 .

II As subst. person blind in one eye: di chaich, di daill, Laws i 124.z . di ch.¤ .i. bec de rusc aice. di d. .i. in ben lan dall, 140.33 Comm. bacach ┐ c.¤ ┐ clam, Vita Br. 38 . fer ro chunnig a oenṡúil ón chaech, LL 13294 ( RC viii 48 ). ? sescbaid cade sund in cæch / forsa torchair Congal cloth, Ériu v 240.142 . c.¤ láibe mole(?): 's an chliar go cleasach le cealgaibh bláithe / aca dá gcaochadh ina gcaoch láibe, Hackett² xliii 172 .

Compds. re tecmaisin ... caechadbaidh (sic), no dluigisidhe isin niubhar, O'Curry 1863 ( 23 P 3, 20a ). caechadh buighi . . . ┐ dlusaighi do lestraibh, 1103 ( H 3.18, 447b ). caochad baidhe ┐ dluthsighi .i. deirge dhe do lestraibh, O'D. 803 ( H 3.17, 576 ). Cf. 1 odbach? a chaech[ḟ]oguir ┐ chomraid rig nime (of Mary) hidden, veiled, mysterious , YBL 163b35 . cna cáochmhogail, O'R. Poems 220 . archangilica urtica mortua .i. caochnendog, ACL i 330 § 2 . an chaochruadh (of a woman), DDána 120.22 .

cáechán

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Forms: caichán, caichain, caechanogam

n m. (cáech) one-eyed person. As epithet: Fergus Cæchān, a quo Hūi Chæchán, ZCP viii 292.z . As n.pr. caichán, g s. caichain, Thes. ii 238.5 (Ardm). dimsighted creature : dhá cháochān a Ghleann Gaibhle, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) iii 78.19 = ii cheythane, M'Lauchlan 46.15 . samail re nead caec[h]an cuis, IGT Metr. Faults § 37 . `caochán, caocharan, caochóg a blind person, beast or fowl, a mole or wart, a hedge-sparrow, pinnock or titmouse, a dormouse ', P. O'C.

Compd. caechanogam, Auraic. 5767 .

caíche

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n f. (cáech) state of being one-eyed, blind in one eye ; purblindness : buidhre ┐ caiche, O'Curry 1846 ( 23 Q 6, 50b ). [tugas] . . . / radharc ar chaoiche is dhaille, A. Ó Dálaigh xxiii 4 . rinn mo dhearc do chaith an chaoiche / d'éis a bhfaca, Keat. Poems 1491 . Name of a metrical fault consisting of rhyme (comhardadh), deibhidhe-rhyme (rind) and consonance (uaithne) between words identical in form and meaning (also between opposites like fand: anbfand), IGT Metr. Faults §§ 108 - 116 . caiche, § 1 . dlighidh aithne ar lochduibh . . . mur atá cáoiche, Introd. 2.25 . cáiche comhardaidh . . . amail ata: cenneoghaind: cenneoghaind, Metr. Faults§ 8 , cf. §§ 92 , 136 . caiche uaitne annseo: geall Gall is Gaidheal dun Goll, § 109 . caiche reanda and so: fear: deighfear, § 108 . The following are permitted. loch: turrloch (turrloch, unlike loch, may have o as well as u infl.), § 111 . trom: etrom (latter may also be etram, etrum), § 112 . sud: fearud (because latter may also be fearod), § 113 . so: infearso (latter may also be fearsa), § 115 .

cil

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I As adj. biassed, criminal : c.¤ .i. claon unde lethch.¤ .i. lethchlāen, Corm. Y 318 . c.¤ .i. claen, Lec. Gl. 147 . Metr. Gl. , Eg. 29 . ACC 52 . ciol .i. claon, O'Cl. collúdh col. coimpert ciol, Ériu xiii 23.25 . ro geguin suil Cormaic . . . is de ba lethch.¤ C., Rawl. 134b24 ; ' blind in one eye' Celtica xi 171 § 4 .

II As noun [ā, f. ?] bias, fault : da ainm don chlaoine colaigh `ciol' is `cle', Metr. Gl. D 41 . c.¤ .i. cach der(?) n-indomain, Corm. Y 317 . i lethchil a chundartho .i. uair robo lethclaen an cunrad dorinne 'in the lop-sidedness of his bargain i.e. because the bargain he made was lop-sided', Contract Law 140 § 14 ( CIH iv 1195.14 ). leges do chorpaib cen ch.¤ `blameless' (of attributes of Christ), Blathm. 167 (: anmannaib). cen ch.¤ variant of cen chloene, RC xxvi 30 n.4 . mūadh bochtus c.¤ a comarc (.i. maith benus sé a locht a rand), ZCP v 488 § 9 (of metrical fault) (B. na f.). rád nad c.¤ (: gin) (cheville), Fél. 86.y . foch.¤ n-éca (in rhetoric), Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10.12 . na derntar isin domnach . . . imrim for ech . . . na ní bes c.¤ , LB 203a54 . tar cremla cile (: Mide) `contrary to a false prophecy' (?), AFM i 162.x . Legal: c.¤ .i. claon no cutruma . . . forgill fo c.¤ mana o cinniud cirt `testimony is biased unless it be from just discrimination', O'Dav. 467 . dosli c.¤ cechaing .i. tuillter . . . dilsi in cinaid uair ro ceimniges a c.¤ a mbas, O'Curry 2097 ( H 4.22, 74a ). caire re tomeas gin ciol a judge impartial in judging, ZCP v 485 § 4 (B. na f.). Also expld. in glossaries as bás death : `ciol' bás, Metr. Gl. D 43 . O'Cl. fodhbh fir chiol, Ériu xiii 20.22 . fodhbh ḟir ch.¤ , 31.4 , quoted O'Dav. 401 s.v. cel .i. bas.

Compd. comdar ferba fulachta fora gruaidib iar cilbrethaib `so that blisters were suffered on his cheeks after (having passed) wrong judgements', Celtica vi 227.z = turcbait ferba fora gruadaib iar cílbrethaib, LU 791 ( ACC 52 ).

clé

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Forms: clí, clé, clii, clí, clé, clí, chlīu, chlí, cléa, cléi

adj io, iā. lámh chlé . . . (lámh chlí lochtach), IGT Decl. § 139 . n s. f. lám chlíí, PH 5950 . a s f. clí, 523 . g s m. in chatha clé , LL 364 . g s f. a lama clii , Laws v 80.3 Comm. do riged clí , TBC-LL¹ 46 . na righedh clé , Stair Erc. 352 . láime clí , IGT Decl. ex. 1933 . d s m. for clār chlīu , Corp. Gen. 281.12 . d s f. for laim chlí , Thes. ii 13.31 ( BCr. 19c3 ). n pl. a llamha cléa , CCath. 6140 . d pl. ina lámaib cléi , TFerbe 237 . See GOI p. 61 .

I

(a) left : cle gl. sinister , Ir. Gl. 387 . clē a clypeo (, clepio MS.), Corm. Y 225 . clae a clepio , O'Mulc. 215 . maraid slicht inna bachla in a leith clíu, Lat. Lives 52.8 . cepp ina láim chlí . . . bíail ina láim deis, LU 9190 ( FB 91 ). dofil in carpat . . . ┐ dorala clār clē frind (an insult or challenge), TBC-I¹ 1192 ( LU 5668 ). tossoísom iarom clár c.¤ a carpait fri hEmain, LU 5194 (TBC). ardaslig tar fonnad c.¤ / cotagoin in ríastarthe, 4574 (TBC). tuc-sam a glun c.¤ rissin carpat, Acall. 6940 . colg dét iarna chossliasait chlí, TBC-LL¹ 5288 . tuc a ulli ch.¤ fáe i Taltin (implication not clear), 4641 . tonindnaig ind ammait leithi in chon dó assa laim chlí (to bring misfortune upon him), LL 13890 . dul ar an dtaoibh gc.¤ `to be condemned on the Day of Judgment', Dánfhocail 48 . docomhlat as . . . laimh clí frisan loch, Hugh Roe² 64.9 ( láimh clé, 60.29 ). beannacht na láimhe clí do M., TSh. 9909 (regarded as less efficacious than beannacht na láimhe deise, 9908 ). ar an láimh ndeis ná ar a' láimh cclí, Párl. na mB. 2041 .

(b) Fig. malign, inauspicious, ill-omened, sinister; bad, perverse: c.¤ .i. cláon, O'Cl. da ainm don chlaoine colaigh / `ciol' is `cle', Metr. Gl. 28 § 41 . a ḟlaith Cermna can ni c.¤ `without partiality', LL 23250 ( CRR 54 ). aided ind Ḟind chétna ch.¤ / la Sétna perverse(?), LL 14931 . luid uadib cen chísal c.¤ / co tísad afrithise `without wrongful offence(?)', Metr. Dinds. ii 28.39 . robo c.¤ mana in marc-ṡluag `that array of steeds was an evil omen', iv 128.68 . Hence: c.¤ .i. olc. c.¤ mhana .i. olc, urchóid no adgall, O'Cl. (who seems to regard it as a compd but mana: braga). Cf. cle is mana fort a Chithruadh, BLism. 1731b17 . beith 'ga cāi robad clē dam, / ō do bī toil Dē 'na dul I should do wrong to mourn him, ZCP vii 303 § 6 . cathugud ceilgi as clē dūind / ┐ mē fa meirgi in Rīg, ACL iii 237 § 30 (`dangerous', Aithd. D. 62 ). iarsin curp cle-su `after this wayward body', Ériu xix 12 § 6 . do chath-cliu na Conallach, MR 188.8 . fa taom c.¤ anadh re hágh `a perilous act', Celtica ii 169 § 48 . acsin [saer]chlanna Dairi / ní comhairemh c.¤ no wrong estimation(?), Miscell. Celt. Soc. 32.9 . sén Dé duit is dúin-ne / ní c.¤ duit ar nduain-ne not inauspicious (inaugural ode to chief), Caithr. Thoirdh. 31.22 . don phubal is c.¤ do chosc / an té thugadh dá tegusc, IGT Decl. ex. 737 . gidh c.¤ an chúis laghaidh tho' the case for pardon is unfortunate, 20 . an chuideachta ch.¤ `evil com- panions', Aithd. D. 52.9 . gér thréan do ba taom c.¤ an ill-starred effort, 17.33 . an chraobh nachar ch.¤ mbreath `the straight-judging hero', 30 . go fail blodh dib co soirb imcubaid da dainib maithi ┐ blodh co doirb cle . . . da drochdainib inauspicious, Ir. Astr. Tr. 70.14 . modha claona an chreidimh ch.¤ , Keat. Poems 1266 . measuim gur c.¤ an ceart d'áoneach . . . , Párl. na mB. 3683 .

Freq. in chevilles: tuitset na cróeba, nár ch.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 148.7 . Tea, nar ch.¤ / ben Erimóin `never unjust', i 4.31 . Cf. Fen. 54.1 . seólsat curchán, créd nad c.¤ `of flawless metal', Metr. Dinds. ii 30.65 . nī clē, RC xxxvii 347 § 39 . clu nad ch.¤ , xx 44.5 (ACC Comm.). nochar chaingen c.¤ , Mart. Don. 162.11 . ní hiúl c.¤ `'tis no erroneous report', SGS iv 144 § 29 .

II As subst.

(a) left side, left hand : a c.¤ ra Berna M. . . . a ndes ri Slíab nÉ., MU² 262 . ro impa in t-ech a ch.¤ friss, LL 13814 . cf. 13818 . co tuc a c[h]. re Coill Ruaidh, ML² 2066 . na findad do ch.¤ a n-a díngne do deis, PH 6081 .

for (ar) clíu on the left side : claideb . . . bar a chlíu, TBC-LL¹ 2737 . beir mo scíath . . . / . . . / co rraib ar cliu Chormaic Cais, LL 18383 . craeba cailce for a clīu (of a shield), ZCP viii 227 § 1 . sciath mor . . . ar cli cach oen ḟir, Cog. 74.17 .

by the left side, to the left expressed by dat. without prec. prep.: nī rubai neach diib clīu do Āth Firdiad, TBC-I¹ 3429 ; but more frequently by do chlíu: atconnairc M. . . . foscud salach dorcha dia chlíí, Lat. Lives 93.9 . Medb . . . do chlí Ailella, LL 7871 (TBC). suidid airdrī Ailig / dia c[h]liu, ZCP viii 108.5 . Brigit form deis . . . / Colum do chlíu, LL 4817 . latrand dia deis .i. D. . . . ┐ latrand dia clíí .i. G., PH 3326 . dorat sé bualadh . . . forra dia dheis ┐ dia clí, Stair Erc. 475 . cláona as an slíghe dár ndeis nó dár cclí, Párl. na mB. 4061 . Somet. also by for clíu: forud a rig for deis ri[g] Carmun: forud ri[g] Hua Failge fora clíu, Dinds. 18 . leoghan fora dheis ┐ alaile fora clí, Stair Erc. 400 . Cf. also: do Ṡean-ghoill fein ar clé ag cruadh-ghol `on the left i.e. neglected', Keat. Poems 1383 .

(a 2) (the) north : túath in chlé 'the Northern tribe' Ériu xxiv 27 . Cf. 1 fochla.

(b) Fig. ill-luck : ort do ch.¤ ┐ do chol dúabhais (an imprecation), RC xxix 116 § 11 . 146 § 70 . Cf. 132 § 45 . fuair sé a dhódh ar c.¤ his trouble went for nothing(?), Measgra D. 8.27 .

Compds. With noun. siol gCárthaich nach ndeárnaidh clé-beart evil deed , Hard. ii 334.1 . ic tabairt a bossi deis[e] fria gin fodén, ┐ a chléboss fria gin Cathail left palm of the hand, MacCongl. 103.15 . ar cle-corpaib na curadh on the left sides, CCath. 5450 . a deiscin tar clegualainn [oc toidecht uaithi] (one of the gesa of Tailtiu), Dinds. 99 . don ḟir cuil dobo cléguin `an unjust wound', Ériu iv 112 § 2 . gabais a chúach na chleláim, LL 4573 . go bhfuil clélámh an chéle nemhdha fá bhar ccenn, RSClára f. 51a . ar folāiremh aingil na clēláimhe `the devil', Fl. Earls 50.15 . dīrgit a gcūrsa clēlāimh re Tīr C. on the right of, 8.y . clēlāmh re fairrgi, 108.10 . na cáde cen cléréim `evil course', Gorm. May 24 . Nov. 24 .

With adj. ? recoecha uile comtar tuath coecha (.i. láncacha no clécacha blind in the left eye), Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. ii 15.18 ; 'malign, inauspicious, ill-omened, sinister; bad perverse' CMCS xliii 9 .

cnú

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Forms: chnú, cnaoi, cnai, chno, cnó, cnu, cnóe, cnoi, cnói, cnoi, cnæ, cn, cnó, chnáo, chno, cnóib, cnó, cna, cnaoí, cna, cno, cnúa, cnúithe, cna, cna, cnúithe, cnait[h]e, cnaibh, cnoibh

n u, f. GOI 197 ; treated as m. in ref. to men: cnú caech, Fél. 156.7 . an cnú do chnuas Gh., Ir. Syll. Poetry 23 § 1 . n s. in chnú , RC viii 56.y . a s. cnaoi, LU 7329 (BDD). RC viii 56.x . cnai, Celtica ii 80.329 . g s. chno, Thes. i 5.38 . cnó, LU 8121 ( FB 9 ). cnu, O'Curry 860 ( H 3.18, 388 marg. inf.) (poss. g p.). n p. cnoe, Thes. ii 249.7 . cnóe, LL 27688 . Ériu iv 138.z . cnoi, Mon. Tall. 13 . cnói, Metr. Dinds. iii 288.27 . cnoi, LL 13579 . cnæ, Ériu vii 197.17 . cn, ZCP v 22 § 16 . cnó, Ériu xiii 26.20 . g p. chnáo, ZCP xii 366.9 . chno, Auraic. 1183 . Ériu xix 60.5 . d p. cnóib, Metr. Dinds. iii 130.31 . Later with n s. cnó, Airne F. 354 . d s. cna, IGT Decl. ex. 68 . cnaoí, O'R. Poems 974 . n p. cna, BS 116.17 . PBocht 1.4 . cno(: so), DDána 9.7 . cnúa, IGT Decl. ex. 1783 . cnúithe, § 98 . a p. cna, BCC 24 . cna proscribed form, IGT Met. Faults § 149 . cnúithe, Decl. ex. 1780 . ch.¤ , Introd. § 80 . Decl. ex. 614 . cnait[h]e, 23 K 42, 166.4 . d p. cnaibh, DDána 2.9 . cnoibh, Dánfhocail 208 . c.¤ f., IGT Decl. §§ 83 , 98 , 203 .

Nut : cnū .i. cāiniu .i. millsi oldati na toraid aile, Corm. Y 348 . feis for bloescaib cno `spending the night . . . on nutshells', Ériu xix 60.5 . teinm cno, O'Curry 769 ( H 3.18, 362a ). ba meti cend fir in ch.¤ , RC viii 56.x . bruithter cno, Ériu xiii 24.10 . a chna, a airne ionnúara, BS 110.8 . an ch.¤ ní 'na bláth beantair, Dán Dé vii 15 . an chraobhshlat gan chnaoi (of Mary after death of Christ), xxvi 38 . is iad na cnó gnae, crand bis isin doman toir ┐ cnó ḟasas air . . . cona[d] dib sin dognither na bleighedha buis comardaigther risna cornaib buabaill . . . cedfaid Ferdomain . . . epscop Chille Dara . . . conadh iad na cna imais iad, O'Curry 1009 ( H 3.18, 429a ). Cf. O'Curry 352 ( H 3.18, 193c ), O'Dav. 539 . See gnóe. síltair sopur na Segsa / . . . ó thuitit cnói Crínmoind cain, Metr. Dinds. iii 288.27 . dona cnoib Segsa, Auraic. 5317 . cnōi cuill cāinmessa hazel nuts, Ériu vii 2.19 . na cnadh coill ┐ na castáinidhe 'the hazel-nuts and the chestnuts', Corp. Astron. 168.7 . cnaí conaire 'road-nuts; food one brings with one on a journey' Celtica xiii 21 . coimmeid hi re cnai nGaeidhealaigh, Celtica ii 80.329 `hazel nut' Gloss. in ch.¤ gædhilach gl. auellana (leg. Abellana) nux barua, RC ix 226.3 . auillani .i. na cno mora, ACL i 28 § 91 . bliadain na gcnó bfhinn `white nuts', ALC i 84.4 . cnú francach walnut, RC ix 238 58b . slata . . . do crann cno bhfrancach, Gen. xxx 37 . c.¤ cāech nó dule feda. O'Mulc. 757 . See cáech. c.¤ ḟás see 1 fás. asna cnaibh seasga, Oss. v 90.10 . Of nut-shell used as vessel: lan lestair na cno, O'Curry 588 ( H 3.18, 290 ). dorinneas lán ch.¤ do chantain, Ó Bruad. iii 214.y `to fulfil all due', n.; see also cnúlestar below. ?Of container for ink: do mhill olcus na cnu ┐ in membruim inn, O'Curry 860 ( H 3.18, 388 marg. inf.).

In transf. senses: ? nach diongna sé acht cóir fan gcnaoi `exacts justice in every trifle', Aithd. D. 84.1 . a ch.¤ fholamh na n-ainmhian (of the body), DDána 1.12 . mo ch.¤ is mo chiste-se (of harp made of hazel), Keat. Poems 281 . Of persons: c.¤ caech ` blind nut' (of sinner), Fél. 156.7 . is cnú chaech … cách na déni toil in Rig 'anyone who does not do the will of the King is an empty nut', LL 36780 , Stud. Hib. xix 33 . Frequ. in laudatory sense: c.¤ ós coill, O'R. Poems 1685 , see n. an treas c.¤ don chrobhaing (of Holy Spirit), DDána 9.6 . ní Dáibhith . . . / ná Pól . . . / . . . a ch.¤ chothrom `neither D. . . . nor Paul . . . was his type', Ó Bruad. ii 194.8 .

In phrases: c.¤ chumhdaigh, c.¤ chroidhe, c.¤ choisi (acht na cnúithe coisi), IGT Decl. § 98 . is mé a c.¤ chridi glé darling, LU 8331 ( FB 24 ). c.¤ mo chraidhi, Acall. 4876 . a ch.¤ cheannsa na rosc `tender darling', Ó Bruad. i 8.15 . Cf. c.¤ na cclíar, Párl. na mB. 3816 . c.¤ chumhdaigh dar gcrobhuing féin protector (of Christ), Aithd. D. 75.40 . cnū mhullaigh na macroidhe, O'R. Poems 364 `the highest (i.e. most desirable) nut', Gloss M. c.¤ ós crobhaing `renowned above heroes', AFM v 1636.7 . See mullach, mocol.

Compds. With nouns. oired cnúboithe bochtáin tiny bothy, Caithr. Thoirdh. 3.x . ar mess chnó-chaille Achad `nut-grove', Metr. Dinds. iii 388.34 . dream ród g-cnofhídh- bhadh g-cruinn `of round-nutted woods', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 354.7 . .u. bainde . . . a cnulestar lán the hollow of a nut, O'Curry 587 ( H 3.18, 290 ). in chétna dabach . . . ro díscáil . . . amal chnómaidm `like the breaking of a nutshell', TBC-LL² 1195 . mes mor etir cnomes ┐ daurmes hazelnuts(?), AU i 336.21 .

With adjj.: barr dess dornach / collān cnóbeac `of tiny hazelnuts', K. and H. 14 . ósin chlár chnóboc, LL 1281 ( BB 34a3 ). Cf. cnóbog .i. bog oirdheirc, O'Cl. na bhfeadh collbán, cnóbuidi, Ériu iv 228.4 . coull ut dicitur cno-car fer .i. cach ag ithe a cno, Auraic. 4279 . crích cnóidhearcach cláir Chualonn, Top. Poems² 1047 . na gcuan gcnódhonn, DDána 111.8 . cach coll cno-gel, Hy Fiach. 272.10 .

With vb.: gor' cnomuidh a cride indti `broke like a nut', Dinds. 2 ( RC xv 289 ). O'Cl. Metr. Dinds. iii 158.12 .

croba(i)ng

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Forms: crobhaing, -ang, -aing

n (crob) gender and infl. uncertain, crobhaing .b., IGT Decl. § 13 (66.10) in section listing fem. nouns appar. implies existence of a masc. -ang also in class. verse, cf. DDána 9.6 infra (leg. -ang ?), IGT Decl. ex. 1222 infra (g s. -aing). See Marstrander, ZCP vii 397 and Festskrift til Prof. Alf Torp, 239-252 (Best Bibliogr. ii no. 338).

(a) cluster, bunch (of nuts, fruit, etc.): crobung iii n-uboll, RC ix 468.z (ICM). cét cróboing for slait, cét cnó in cech cróboing, Airne F. 354 - 5 . o chall cháin na crobang cas ` nut-clusters ', Fen. 396.11 . gan chnaoi ccaoich 'na chrobhoingibh `in whose clusters was no blind nut', Bard. P. 27.4 .

In generalised sense: gur' thoit 'n-a crobaing 'san cath `until fell he destroyed in the battle', MacCarthy 418 § 6 .

(b) More freq. in transfd. meaning of family, race, kindred etc. in laudatory sense: in crobang . . . / Tuatha De Danand do chéin, LL 974 (= crobhaing, BB 31a41 ). na trí Ruadcind . . . / láechda in crobaṅg, LL 6433 . C., S. . . . / co coibne na crobung, Gorm. May 15 . fiú an chrobhaingsin nochar chin / riú a comhaimsir a ceirdibh the equals of this band (see fíu ), IGT Decl. ex. 1222 . don chrobhaing ghlan (: Athar), DDána 9.6 (see above). crobhaing dhileas dhron, Duan. F. ii 184.5 . M. cnú ós crobhaing `renowned above heroes', AFM v 1636.7 . crobuing oir, LL 394.1 . caem crobung (chev.), Gorm. Nov. 8 .

Compds. With adjj. mes crobang-caomh, Bruss. 2569, 66a (cited Contribb. 523 ). barr cnúais ar chraoíbh chrobhuinnghil, O'R. Poems 594 . With vb. gach sgaoi cnuais do chrobhuingéirigh, DDána 89.21 .

cuisrinn

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n d s. (cos + rinn ?): mur tā coruidh on chomhlann / gan braon i ccuislinn na chorp / caoch on ch.¤ a iomlot `der Ritter . . . blind von der Wirkung seiner Veränderung( ?)', ZCP ii 363.10 .

cutal

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adj ba cutul in comthochmarc (: Lutur) `futile', Metr. Dinds. iii 82.64 . in chomairli at-biri-siu / is [s]í ním déni c.¤ , Sc.M² 3 `weak', Gloss. Expld. as empty, blind (of nuts): cutail .i. forbas, O'Dav. 461 . cutail .i. caoch no fas, ut est arna fargaba í cein cutail .i. i cáe tuill no a cae for forbais cutail (.i. fás) .i. caoch, 502 . c.¤ .i. a cutilia .i. ō leidb .i. nī ā a brig quam ledb de cute , O'Mulc. 257 . is c.¤ caille .i. cnú cāech nó dule feda, 757 . cutall .i. fás, O'Curry 93 ( H 3.18, 66b ). cudal .i. saoth no olc, O'Cl.

See cútha(i)l.

daille

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n , f. (Total) blindness Stud. Hib. xix 29 . buidir ┐ daill durscartad co fis a ndaille ┐ a mbuidre, Laws v 156. 31 . amail soersai Tóbe de thróge na daille, Fél. Oct. Ep. 512 . rí rosaer Tóba derb de : diambai i tróga na daille, SR 7390 . doichle daille, ACL iii 294. 12 . LL 145 a 25 . nosícc G. don d.¤ , PH 1354 . fora tardussa d.¤ , ib. 3823 . i ndailli blind Rawl. 34 d 23 . d.¤ menman, ib. 39 b ( = ZCP iii 25. 19 ). ni rofuirme daille n-ilernaige dam, LB 241 a . d.¤ mo ṡúile, ib. gach galar...claiṁi ┐ luibri malle doille buidri bacaige, ZCP v 25 § 9 ; cf. i 66 § 125 . deille na caoiche, Midnight court 603 . Of dullness of senses in general: gan doille ara chroide, na ara cedfadhaibh 'with heart and senses unblunted ' BNnÉ i 122.37 . Of blinding darkness (of hell): glend na daille, LB 256 b , ZCP x 365 . —METAPH. obscurity. deccla a dhul i ndaille ni sa ṁó for fear it should become more obscure ALC i 6 n. —MOD. daille.

daillín

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n (dim. of dall) blind man: Aedh Dall Mag Diarmata, idon, daillín do ghabhadh moran dana, AU iii 196. 20 (s.a. 1458) . As npr. m. Daillén mac Enda, BB 217b15 .

dall

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Forms: dáll, dald, dall, dull, dall, daill, dalla, daill, dalla, dullu, dulla, dallu, dalla, dailliu, daille, dall, daille

adj o-ā, often dáll, sometimes dald ; dall (: and) LL 52 a 4 f.b . d s. m. dull, dall (dáll), f. daill. n p. m. dalla (adj.), daill (subst.). a p. dalla (adj.) ; dullu, dulla, dallu ( LB 212 a 31 ), dalla (subst.)—COMP. dailliu, mod. daille. For etymology and Gaul. cognates, see Holder 1216 , Stud. Hib. xix 42 .

I (Totally) blind . dall .i. tall a talpa , O'Mulc. 343 . dall a talpa no disell .i. cen tsuile quia est sell .i. suil, Corm. Tr. 58 . haec talpa luch dall, Ir. Gl. 249 . mac dall, IT i 39. 14 , 21 . gur bhen a rusca dé gur roibhe dall, Cóir Anm. 29 . ┐ dall clairínech éisidhe, MacCarthy 408. 8 . innistear go raibe Isáac tré arsaidhacht dall, TSh. 258. 1 . ar mbeith dall dho, ib. 22. 31 ; 255. 12 . ní feas di í féin do bheith dall, ib. 258. 8 . amlaid rogénair side ó máthair ┐ sé dall, PH 2288 (cf. 811 ). guidis...coro ṡlánaiged a mac dall bodar amlabar, ib. 1319 . voc. a hídail daill amlabair cen guth cen lámu cen cossa, ib. 1367 (cf. 1294 ). pl. uair nachdat dee...acht hídail dalla amlabra, ib. 1141 .—cless dond cless dall cless néoin FB 24 (l. 24) ; cf. dall-chless. METAPH. dalla dagairle blind to good advice Tec. Corm. 16 (l. 68) . fégad cechaen uaib nárob dall ┐ narob baccach hé iar mbésaib, PH 4666. 4671 . osa dáll a chride berid diabul leis ina eolas fén he, ib. 7755 . is dall gan radharc me soillsig meólas, Midnight court 812 . Ignorant : dobhí sé dall aineolach i dteangaidh na tíre, Keat. i 42.60 . Unprofitable : gart dall, KMMisc. 174. 18 .

II Dark, gloomy : abardall .i. abditum et dall, O'Mulc. 7 (cf. abra .i. dorcha, O'Dav. 27 ). uch in adaig dorcha dall, Add. 30. 512 , 34 b ( ACL iii 233. 7 ). ifernn...dubh dall, Lib. Flav. ii 51 a 2 . 17 . fot aidche daille dube, LL 193 b 57 . i nEgept daill, SR (Greene) 3951 . daire dall, SR 6355 . ise sin gan diamair daill : domarbh Diarmaid mac Cerbhaill, SG 72. 25 . croithis dóib dairbre ndall, IT i 108. 4 . Cf. dallcheó a thick mist: ní ro ráthaighsiot ní lá dallciach na maidne muiche, AFM vi 1936.24 . ar snaidm a cor | in dallciach do chrích Mumon, Ériu iv 226.10 . buailis an curach dá ḟleisg dhraoidheachta gur ḟág fa dhallchiach é, Each. Iol. 43.16 . METAPH. obscure, difficult to read ; dull (in sound). bíodh a ḟios ag gach aon...gurab í cíall ḟíre na taoibhe daille so don taoibh amuigh don leabhar, ALC i 6 n. deilm dub dall, LL 143 b 28 . is dall erund mani écestar dún doléir, Ériu ii 104 § 14 . is d.¤ erunn a ḟis, 124 § 65 . ib. 122 § 62 . unjustified, false (of a charge) : dall adbur noferai formsa it is a false charge you bring against me RC xiv 243. 15 . Cf. dalltaidbsiu do dóinib, LL 123 a 11 .

III o, m. and ā, f. ( Laws i 124. 22 ). A blind person. hic cecus .a. um. dall, Ir. Gl. 623 . hic cecus dall, ib. 427 . im dingbail mic...di claim di chaich di daill di anbobracht, Laws i 124. 22 ; ib. 140. 5 f.b. buidir ┐ daill durscartad co fis a ndaille ┐ a mbuidre, ib. v 156, n. 5 . dligid dalla dídin ZCP vi 261. 11 f.b. luid dald arachenn Patraic, Trip. 132. 3 . conid don dúll dorala techt sis, IT i 39. 18 . deccra daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 372. 95 ( LL 158 a 48 ). bennachais in dall clarenech co mba slána a da ṡúil, Lat. Lives 86. 3 . nírab dall ic tuus daill, ACL iii 318. 12 (cf. LB 261 a 65 ). dall a cinn daill, Lib. Flav. ii 16 a 1 . 5 f.b. nóṡlánaigedh dulla ┐ claṁa ┐ bacacha, RC xxvii 302 § 76 . an dall, gnioṁa an daill, Eg. 142 p. 170 . isé dorat a rusca don dull, PH 2287 . doralatar dóib dá dhall ar or na sliged, ib. 4409 . atconnarcsa daill ┐ baccaig...do ṡlánugud dó, ib. 2182 . daill buidir ┐ baccaig, ib. 2491 ; cf. 4399 . 4414 . 4592 . roíccais clamu ┐ dallu, ib. 1357 . roairchis Ísu dona dallaib, ib. 4416 ; cf. 2270 . 2296 . 2591 . 4413 . 4532 . 4649 . hícc clam ┐ dall, ib. 1734 . comus ṡIánaigti dall, ib. 2088 . siubhalfaidh aṁail dallaibh, TSh. 255. 14 . amal dallu nád faicet ní, LB 212 a 31 . dáll, ib. 33 .—am dáll ruccad mesi I was born blind PH 2785 , cf. duine dorugadh na dhall, Donlevy 438. 17 . mar doleighis Críost an dall, TSh. 6. 26 .

LOC. Áth Ferta in Daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 308. 63 . rotadhaill...do thigh an filidh Muiredhaigh Lesa an Doill AFM iii 178. 16 .

IV Darkness, obscurity : ni fuille forru dall ná doirche, Laws ii 272. 13 . amail dobur ndubchiach nó amail dall fedha (sic leg.) i foghamhar, CCath. 5666 . doradtsat na naeiṁ...dall ciach ettorra ┐ in slogh, RC xxvii 298. 18 . la dall ciach na camháire, Hugh Roe 62 . amal phupall bís im dall, LL 52 a 51 . Cf. mod. dubh ┐ dall na hoidhche, Dinneen .

MOD. dall, adj. and subst.: tá sé nár bhfágaint dall he is leaving us as wise as we were Seanch. 35 . ba dhall ésin ara ngaedhlainn that man was ignorant of Irish. Compar. daille (pronounced duille).

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