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céitemain

Cite this: eDIL s.v. céitemain or dil.ie/8530
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: cétamain, -an, -emna, -eamhna

n Also cétamain, -an. In earlier lang. indecl., later also with g s. -emna. m. (g s. id.), IGT Decl. § 89 ; f. (g s. -eamhna), § 10 . On form and inflexion see Carney, Ériu xxii 47 but see also LEIA C-58 , Léachtaí Cholm Cille xi 139-41 and cf. Ériu xxxix 70-72 . May(day): cetsoman .i. cetsámsin .i. cétlúd síne samraid, Corm. 11 , Corm. Y 290 . céideamhain .i. bealtaine, O'Cl. cēttemain cāin rē, Four Songs 8 § 1 . ō chēttsamhain dam i bfus, ZCP viii 222 § 8 . tormaid i cetemain amal ghaetha, Ériu ii 116.7 . dercain i cétemun (cétemhuin, v.l.) `May-time', iv 138.z . ar gcaoi i gcéiteamhain `my cuckoo in springtime', Aithd. D. 72.2 . a cetsomain, xiiii. for Mairt, CS 4.17 . guth na gcuachadh 'sa céatteamain, Feis Tighe Chonáin 277 . hisin cétshamhain sin sainredh `in that May precisely', Hugh Roe² 120.6 .

Freq. as qualifier: foirccle caille cētamun (: on) `the top-branches of a forest in May', Otia ii 88 § 11 . isin chamair chetamain, Rawl. 76b15 . canuch cetamuin `May cotton- grass', RC xiv 416 § 30 ( LL 12800 ). ceó cétamain, LU 7359 (= BDD² 998 ). gotha cuach gCéiteamhna (: seanma), Studies 1919, 612 § 5 . denn cēttamun, TBC-I¹ 2756 . dia cetshamuin on Mayday, LL 22275 . la cetemon `at Mayday', Ériu ii 128.2 . i láibh céideamhna (: mheanma), Measgra D. 56.42 . i m-matain cétamain, LB 213b52 . i mmís cétamuin, LL 22280 .

cétluth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cétluth or dil.ie/8940

 

Forms: -ud, -úd

n (2 cét- + lúth. See Stokes, KZ xli 382 . Also -ud, -úd) sexual activity, wantonness, cohabiting : bǽs cēdluda, ZCP iii 25.6 . forroimled mo chētluth, Otia i 125 `my wantonness has been used up', Lament 17 . bith icétlud / . . . foainétgud (David and Michal, 1 Sam. xix 13 ), SR 5979 . dofitir si in cetlud (Medb, Ailill), ZCP i 104.15 . in ingen gid cáem a cruth / nochos tibrea re c.¤ , LL 10479 (TBC). Cf. cetsoman .i. cetsámsin .i. cétlúd síne samraid, Corm. 11 (Y 290).

In wider sense state or act of being a bedfellow, boon companion, esp. to a king (see lepaid ); alliance (with), proximity (to): cetlad do fri ríg, Trip.² 2473 i.e. `to be the king's fer leptha', Plummer MS notes. rí Ulad . . . hi cētlud rīg Fochla, ZCP viii 108.6 ( Ériu v 232.25 ). rī Caisil . . . / rī Laigen . . . / hi cētlud fri suidhe, 4 . cétlath fri ríg Cassil, LL 293a3 . c.¤ fri cách, 344b40 . ? ní ro lensat do mícomhull na [do] cédludh a ceneóil Grecdha, CCath. 1647 . Cf. cédla .i. míchomhall, ut est Tecosc Righ, cédla fri cách. Ocus mar adeir sa Chath Chatharrda: ni ro leachtat (leg. lensat) do mhícomall no chédla, Ériu xiii 67 § 72 . ceadluth .i. tosach no míochomhall, .i. cédluthgháire, O'Cl.

In chevilles: cen ch.¤ ṅgle (: chetchruth), SR 163 . fri cetlud ṅglan, 7287 . Cf. 2 cétlach.

Various: co cétlodaib salm slechta (: étgodaib), SR 6871 (deriv. of cétal, Plummer MS notes). Cf. cetlud frislighi, IT iii 63 § 128 (name of a metre, see p. 119. cetal, §§ 125 - 6 ). gé thís uaim aniu co mblad / is cetlud duit ceilebrad, Acall. 3882 = SG 180.2 `a matter of rejoicing', cf. O'Cl. cited above. .x. mbuair mbecfolad no mbec-alma batar cetlud (sic leg.) `rejoicing', Ériu ii 4.11 and p. 8 . ? nert cet cedluid cechtar a da righid, RC xiii 29.28 . See also RC xiv 452.4 .