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cáel

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cáel or dil.ie/7578
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: cóil

adj I o, ā thin, slender, narrow and related meanings in a variety of applications. cóil gl. macer, Sg. 50a 24 ; exilis, Ml. 142c2 . Of the body and parts thereof: i corpán chóel, Fél. Ep. 386 . do grúadaib córaib cóilaib `haggard cheeks', Ériu iii 100 § 25c . tonn crocnaide cóil `emaciated skin', ii 56 § 10 . condernai iachtlaind cáil truaig di, RC viii 154.16 . guaille caoile, ZCP v 222.681 (Midn. Court). for a c[h]osaib cāelaibh, ZCP viii 196 § 23 . com caol, Keat. Poems 200 . As a nickname: Cobthach cael, MacCarthy 184 § 2 . Conall Cael, 402.3 . Of animals: ilar cruma cael clenchruind, SR 890 . cona muccaib cælaib, IT iii 243.11 . cail tuirc, YBL 174a10 ( SG 80.10 ). Of weapons, instruments etc. crann caol, DDána 106.11 . a chuilg chaoil, 119.29 . dá sgiain chaoil, Aithd. D. 53.14 . cliath cael, BB 365b42 . fuillem . . . na snaithiti caile, Laws v 380.20 Comm. do bhuain iall gcaol dá chonuibh, Aithd. D. 3.22 . slabhraidh cáola con, SGS iv 60 § 3 . Of writing: na seandaine ... nac fetaid litreacha caela da legad, Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.10 . ní eirgann sé caol ná reamhur neither upstroke nor downstroke succeeds with me, O'Gr. Cat. 110.25 . Of ways, paths etc.: caol gin gur cumhang an ród, DDána 3.8 . slighe chaol na córa, PBocht 4.5 . ferr in cosmail caol fodae, ZCP vii 311 § 15 (cf. coil cosmail .i. fithus carpait (a kenning), O'Gr. Cat. 91.6 ). drochet . . . c.¤ dóib ar thus he. lethan . . . fo deóid it is narrow for them at first, LU 2153 ( FA 22 ). ni cuma chael is fearr uirre (of a territory), Magauran 3054 . teacht caol ag deathaigh is dual, DDána 93.22 . Of garment: léine chaol thin, fine(?), Aithd. D. 3.4 . fer . . . / a léinidh cháeil chimhasbláith, IGT Decl. ex. 642 . Of sounds: go ngothaibh cáola cáoincheann `with the clear notes of the caoincheann', Ériu ix 168 § 43 . tabhthann caol na seannach seang, Hard. ii 238.x . guth suáimneach cáol `a still small voice', 1 Kings xix 12 . ar chrithribh caola caomhdhuan, Hackett² ix 4 . caelḟetugud na claideb, LL iv 32323 . caol .i. cail .i. gairm, O'Cl . sephain cogrinn coel ṅglain ṅgil, SR 2159 . In gramm., of consonants palatal, palatalized : dísbeagadh cáol no leathan, IGT Introd. § 113 . ag oireamhuin don fhocal bhíos roimhe bhíos an barr madh cáol no leathan é, § 149 . gach ainm iollraidh cáol ┐ a thochlughadh lethan, § 158 .

Miscellaneous applications in transferred senses: bud caol a (ar, v.l.) cumaing-ne our strength will be little, ZCP viii 207 § 39 . ar máthair nDé is caol mo chomaoin `poor my service of God's mother', PBocht 4.14 . mar ra-niad ní coimhshniomh caol / siad ar-aon ag coimhdhíol chliar `a generous cooperation', Magauran 2025 . gidh c.¤ do chrodh a chaillech few, IGT Decl. ex. 713 . an chuid chaol lesser piece, Butler Poems 111 . diet rocháol, 23 K 42, 5.21 . In phrase 'sa chenn ch.¤ : gur chuir an ceart sa cheann chaol / do chlaon leam tar a reacht ríogh `and put justice in a tight place(?)', Aithd. D. 84.14 and note. do sgoilt sé dar gceann an cíogh / níor bh'é ar ndíon is an gceann gcaol grudgingly(?) (see note to prec. ex.), 100.4 . ar ndul don mhaith san cheann chaol, LBranach 1142 `had become diminished', Notes.

Fine, nice, delicate, subtle, exact : coil ┐ cóim (of a speech), Sg. 26a10 . an chluas do ba caol tuigse so keen of perception, DDána 52.15 . naomh gan ní 'n-a ainbhios air / do ní aighneas caol cumair `makes a plea subtle and short', PBocht 14.40 . eagna chaol nar thagair go teann (of the Blessed Virgin), 2.31 . Adv. dá tuicter so co cael `if one understands accurately', O'Gr. Cat. 323.y . Of a drink: do sugh cael na n-uball fiad `subtle juice', O'Dav. 1299 .

Equative: ba cáilithir bas (a bridge), Aisl. Tond. 100.3 .

Compar.: cōile 'sa cōile, Corm. Y 262 . an té as caoile dochí an chóir `the clearer one doth see the light', Ó Bruad. i 188.x note. is caeli ┐ is cruaidhi (of sound), Auraic. 1481 .

II Subst.

(a) ní thuca in coil ngairit do not marry a short slender woman, ZCP viii 112.23 .

Usually as o-stem. (b) wattling : carr coíl. Críth G. 573 . udnocht coíl imbi, 102 . a meas ┐ a cael (products of the hazel), Laws iv 150.1 . cethri grinne . . . di choel, O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ). a ch.¤ ┐ a mín in ḟeda, CRR 34 . a cael d'airgid (of a house), IT iii 195 § 34 . cōel fo tuighib d'itib én (of Mac ind Óc's house), ZCP viii 108.14 .

(c) clear sound(?): gáir ind uma a hucht in chroind / ar aen ┐ caīl in chind `along with the clear sound of the voice', Ériu xix 78 § 8 . caol .i. cail .i. gairm, O'Cl.

(d) narrow part of things, bodies, etc. : trí cóil ata ferr folongat in mbith: cóil srithide hi folldeirb etc., Triads 75 . im chael in chorthe . . . remur in chorthe, TBC-LL¹ 566 . da shleagh go g-caelaib a g-crann `to the narrow parts of their handles' MR 272.4 . Frequ. of the narrow parts of the human body: a chaoil, a leasrach, [a] mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147 . cor gerrastar coel in cuirp the neck, Cog. 194.15 . a caol na colla 'san muinēl, ZCP xiii 231.10 . a chrios do bhí timchioll a cháoil, 1 Kings ii 5 . tar caelaib corp a chéle, CF² 490 . ra ceṅglait da n-id im chailaib choss ankles, TBC-LL¹ 1923 . fuil caol cos, Rosa Angl. 28 § 11 . tar altaibh chaol na lámh knuckles, RSClára 68 § 4 . go caol gcolptha, O'Hara 4062 . gabhais . . . ar chael cruibh hí wrist, CF² 1387 . tuc buile . . . fā chaol a droma, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1674 . fa chaol a mhuinil, Atlantis iv 176.24 . fá chaol a chuim, Keat. ii 5116 . cengal na gcúig gcaol, 3474 i.e. wrists, ankles, neck. fa singe an fear ná caol con, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 4 .

(e) strait, narrow; `stream flowing through a marsh', O'Don. Suppl.: iomraiset . . . gusan ccael ccuarchumhang baoi forsan loch strait, Hugh Roe² 30.24 (fo. 9a) . caol fairrge an inlet of the sea, Beatha S. F. 2045 . iomlochtadh ar caol Locha Febail, AFM v 1788.20 . etir Palestina ┐ cóel na Siria, Rawl. 71b31 . dia roás in cóel (of the Boyne), Metr. Dinds. iii 100.13 . Ceann Tuirc na gcaolta `of the marshy plains', O'Rah. 214.x . For use in nn. loc. see Hog. Onom. Fig. tug mo chroidhe a ccáol chumhang, Butler Poems 282 `has constricted my heart`, Gloss.

Compds. Compds. where c.¤ is used merely or mainly for alliteration are not listed. In Corp. Astron. c.¤ has the sense of Lat. sub, somewhat , e.g. puisínidhe caol-reamhra, 78.28 . gruag . . . caol-chasta, 64.28 . With adjj. cosa caol-árda, ML 120.9 . E. Cael-buide, BNnÉ 312 § 1 . i ccuasaibh caolchumhguibh cloch, BS 17 . Cōildubh (n.pr.), ZCP viii 293.4 . re tíghe gach ceatha chaoil-eadraime, ML 128.27 . cailli caelfhota, Auraic. 5137 (cailf., LL 5034 ). an geimreadh gaothach chaol-fuacht (leg. -ḟuar), Corp. Astron. 64.9 . ba h-iomramh chríon-luinge, chaoil-ísle, ML 82.1 . in fear caílti `slender warm', Duan. F. ii xxxvi 35 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: a Dhubh chaílbhléanach slender-groined , IGT Decl. ex. 789 . echlach ... caelchichech, YBL 177a12 . i tig . . . cāilḟinnach, Bruchst. i 33 § 75 ( IT iii 49 § 89 ). coilér . . . caelreangach, CF² 680 . tar an ccarcair ccumhaing ccaolródaigh, AFM vi 2198.9 .

With nouns: cruas croidhe ┐ caolagarthaighe quibbling, Luc. Fid. 2233 . biaidh caol-aicídeacha air slight diseases(?), Corp. Astron. 140.6 . gan caolbháidh, Duan. F. ii 138 § 49 . gur comroinn an croidhe . . . don choílbéim sin, CF² 962 . alma chōelbō `herds of lean kine', Ériu ii 24 § 5 . dá caoilbhreis of its slender abundance, Hackett² li 28 . Caelchéis (name of a harp), LL 22020 . See caílchenn. cáolchoill ḟoghadh san ursoinn, IGT Decl. ex. 454 . inna coilchomæ gl. intestinorum, Sg. 49b18 . See cáeldruimm. níor chaoileang bheag it was no narrow strip, Keat. ii 3336 . da chaelesna, Acall. 4783 . nocha caelḟal cranna / meic Coelan, Gorm. Nov. 16 . caelḟetugud na claideb ica tarruṅg a trúallaib, LL 32323 ( TTr. 1512 ). ? atriplex agrestis .i. cael feadh nó feithleog, ACL i 335 § 60 (perh. leg. c.¤ feadha). fuair a caoilḟiodh a sháith shaoir wattling (of a building), DDána 119.35 . do chleithibh ┐ do chaoilfhíodhraidh, ML 76.1 . rap imscothad chaíl chaílḟorgnama, LL 32534 ( TTr. 1734 ). ní hoireamh go caol-fhód, Dánfhocail 241 `the last sod turned up by the plough at the end of a furrow', Gloss. craobh caoilfreime `of graceful stock', Arch. Hib. i 95 § 1 . caelglais slender stream, BDD² 830 . occa ndiubhraccad . . . a coelghunnadhaibh . . . ┐ a muscaéitibh, Hugh Roe 180.23 (fo. 46a) . bressmac nad char cōelgus, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 40.20 . Orthanach hua Caellama, Rawl. 88b49 . a dhá caolmhala, Hackett² xxiii 36 . fa'n caelmuine `to the dense shrubbery', MR 236.1 . 'san chaolmhuir . . . scaras an Eoruip ┐ an Asia ré chéile, Keat. ii 477 . d'fhírrinn chaoilphinn chuirr, DDána 49.13 . caelsnaithi óir, Acall. 382 . isin chaeltráig, 4690 . caol-tuir (of the pyramids), TSh. 5607 .

With noun giving adj.: i bpríosún . . . caolbhord na M., Hackett² xliv 4 . ech . . . coelchos, LU 8665 ( FB 50 ). a carcuir chorcra ch[a]oilleabthadh chliabhchumhaing, Celtica xiii 40.1 . a gunnadhaibh ceirtdírghe caolradhairc, Hugh Roe² 228.18 (fo. 58a) .

With verb: ¤-ibid: 's nach ccaoilibhid cuirm, O'R. Poems 672 `drink in a stinting fashion', Gloss.

1 cáil

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n f. (Lat. qualitas, Wortk. 172 )

(a) quality, property : isna cáilibh nadura = in qualitate naturae (sic leg.), O'D. 542 ( H 3.17, 434 ). foladh ┐ . . . c.¤ substance and quality, O'Gr. Cat. 254.27 . is ó'n tsubiecht gabus gach quail tosac[h], 259.29 . co fuil gach uile corp . . . cumasc[th]a as a cáilib féin, 246.23 . in tan gabtar in fín . . . a c.¤ laidir, 215.10 . cail gotha `quality of voice', Auraic. 601 . tria chail na tr. n-indsge, 3774 . is ed inchoisces qāil ind ḟocail as locusta .ii loco sta , ZCP xii 370.12 . do réir cháile ┐ chaindigheachta bídh, TSh. 8067 . ní fuil órd cailidh (cailli, v.l.) ná métaighti ar pianaib ifirn, De Contemptu 2593 . an t-aran d'ithe 'n-a cail fein, BCC 438.11 . c.¤ na persan `condition of the person', RSClára 68 § 1 . fir fa ch.¤ a gcionaidh, DDána 98.7 . créd hí an cháill shonuis do bhí oruibh blessedness, Galatians iv 15 . ? iar cálaib (: fácaib) garb ro gáel gail, SR 6167 .

(b) characteristic, trait : cáile maithe anma, Párl. na mB. 40 . ní coimseach mo ch.¤ ó chorp, PBocht 11A. 25 . is beg oram c.¤ na mban I do not like the ways of women, Duan. F. i 85 § 12 . go mbíd cáile sna hainmhinntibh . . . budh inleanta dona daoinibh, TSh. 2626 . an ch.¤ ón ceanamhla sind, O'Hara 1331 .

(c) repute, reputation : co clú is co c.¤ , SG 29.42 . cion ┐ c.¤ , AFM v 1630.5 . Í. Mh. as chruth-ghlaine c.¤ , Content. xxix 23 . inshluaghaidh a ch.¤ don coin, ZCP ii 344.12 `the fame of it (the deed) was as good as a hosting', Ir. Syll. Poetry 104 . cúirt go gc.¤ ar chócaireacht `famous for', Timth. vi 37 § 5 . ní c.¤ duit a bheith chomh h-uaibhreach, Hard. i 335.15 . Also cáile: an tí do raid is feas a ch.¤ ` fame ', O'Rah. 104.73 .

(d) measure, amount : dá mbeith c.¤ don éagcóir féin aige, Maguires of F. 25 . Frequ. with éicin some, a certain amount : go ffúair c.¤ éiccin ṡaothair ag sccríobhadh na Riaghla, RSClára 36.x . c.¤ éigin sholais do thabairt don aos óg, RC iv 355.2 . nō go ccodhludh cāil éigin, Feis Tighe Chonáin 38 . iomad re rádh re F. ┐ c.¤ éigin re P., Celtica i 93.190 . a gc.¤ éigin in some sort, Mac Aingil 156 .

(e) With prep. I N- way, respect; a mórán do cháilibh, Párl. na mB. 1838 . croinn . . . / nír mheabhoidh orrtha i n-éanch. in any respect, O'Hara 2462 . san ch.¤-sin in that respect, Desid. 4398 . créud í an cháill a rabhabhair fáoi eagluisibh eile?, 2 Cor. xii 13 . With AR: ní ar aon-ch.¤ amháin, TSh. 6488 .

(f) In conj. phrase i gc.¤ (co n-) so that : i gc.¤ go measaim, Hackett² xxx 29 . a gc.¤ gur taosga . . . , Mac Aingil 162 . With Vn. a g-cail a n-imrisin do t-slánughadh aturra with a view to settling their dispute, Hy Maine 161.35 .

cenamail

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Forms: cionamhail

adj n (cin): cionamhail, Eg. Gl. 209 . ro cheanamhuil órrtha féin = lovers of self, 2 Timothy iii 2 . an cháil ón ceanamhla sind `that quality which makes us fond of each other', O'Hara 1331 . atá an t-ord sa . . . ceanamhuil, Beatha S. F. 1652 `lovable', Gloss. (see note). ceanamhuil = beloved , Proverbs iv 3 .

cloch

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cloch or dil.ie/9550
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Forms: cloch, clach, claiche

n ā, f. cloch f., IGT Decl. § 39 . clach f., § 40 (forms claich, claiche proscribed).

(a) stone, rock; stone (as building etc. material): beim a cinn fri cloich, Ml. 139c3 . dambidc Semei di chlochaib `pelted him with stones', 58c4 . din chloich dorigne saland, Thes. ii 338.1 (Hy. v). borg Emma ro tetha, / acht mairte a clocha, Fél. Prol. 194 . c.¤, trī anmann lé .i. onn a īarmbērla, c.¤ a gnāthbērla, cloech a bērla n-airberta, Corm. Y 213 . lapis lasin Laitneoir, c.¤ lasin nGaedel; petra lasin Laitneoir, ail lasin nGaedel: sropula lasin Laitneoir, carrach lasin nGaedel, Auraic. 1086 . c.¤ (no ael) ┐ onn ┐ ailcne . . . is iat sin cenela c.¤ , 1088 - 89 . ro-dluigit na clocha (= petrae scise sunt), PH 3367 . doberat cloich cach fir leó do chur chairnd, LU 7029 ( BDD 67 ). dolleici a cend immon cloich co n-derna brúrig dia cind, IT i 82.3 ( LMU 19 ). c.¤ for fott, no fott for carruig, Laws v 270.26 Comm. (as a fence). c.¤ tarsiu fa tri fiad fiathnaisib, ii 118.10 Comm. (in distraining dry cattle). di chlochaib ┐ carrgib ┐ ailénaib in mara, TBC-LL¹ 1330 . bale i mbia fa chloich, LL 18899 (`where you will be buried', KMMisc. 264 § 22 ). a ch.¤ thall for elaid úair, 19325 . línaiter na builg sin do minchlochaib, RC xiii 68 § 72 . ag tuarcain na Cloichi Barraighi ┐ na c.¤ tuinidhi eile do bī isin trācht rocks, ML² 430 . c.¤ i ninad ugi (prov. of a bad exchange), Cog. 100.24 ; cf. Caithr. Thoirdh. 11.16 . ticdis croind ┐ clocha ua cheol a chruiti . . . co teigdis aran múr (of Thebes), TTebe 851 . co scenaib ┐ clochaib . . . do-rónad ind imdibe, PH 5746 . fuarumar cloich . . . ┐ na hanmund-sa i scríbend indte gravestone, 1581 . samail gach cloiche (of hail-stones), RC xviii 150.y (see c.¤-ṡnechta s. compds.). a c[h]rannghal sa c[h]. aolta `its timber and its lime-washed stone', Ériu v 60.121 . dá cloich tsalainn lumps of salt, Lism. L. 2408 . sirbualadh na tonn fo na clocaib, Ir. Astr. Tr. 42.5 . c.¤ chinn na huilleann corner-stone, Acts iv 11 . ro benadh a chend de for Cloich an Chommaigh i ndorus teampaill Focháirde, AFM i 330.5 (an. 732). Fig. of a chief: ní tráth aithreachais d'ḟuil Conaill / a gc.¤ chúil an gcéin do mhair, DDána 110.1 .

Attrib. g s of stone , less frequ. g pl. composed of stones : for corth[e] cloche, Thes. ii 343.43 (Hy. v Comm.). ata comrar chloche imbi and hi talam, LU 10991 . ail chloche mór, IT i 82.2 ( LMU 19 ). risin carraic clochi, MU² 669 . coro mara choidche / amal choirthe c.¤ , LL 18911 . nertlia cloche, TBC-LL¹ 1570 . colomna c.¤ do thócbáil . . . eturru ┐ in snechta, MU² 309 . ar n-osgladh don iomdhaidh c.¤ (of a tomb), Dán Dé iii 27 . cinnlitir chloiche áille / dúna[dh] flatha Fionngháille `the fortress . . . is a capital letter of beauteous stone', Ériu v 60.109 . rath an Spirata Naim do-rat . . . uisce asin carraic cloiche, Grail 3649 . an cladh clach `stone fence', Studies 1924, 244 § 20 . do chuir . . . a chenn ar adhart cloichi bigi `on a small stone as pillow', Stair Erc. 1910 . .u. ced dég ceim cruaidhdaingen cloichi `stone steps', 633 . cláir chloiche . . . ┐ dligheadh stone tablets, Exodus xxiv 12 . pertaining to stone: duileasg crann nó c.¤ lichen, Párl. na mB. 587 . saoir chruinn ┐ ch.¤ carpenters and stone-masons, 263 .

(b) Of stones used as missiles, sling-stones, etc.: gaibthi cloich isin tailm, LU 3277 ( SCC 7 ). c.¤ throthail . . . i llaímh gach ḟir, IT iii 97.6 . foceird C. cloich assa thabaill, TBC-LL¹ 1558 . do-teilctís lucht in leithi-si na clocha for lucht in leith[i] aili, Sc.M² 17R . gebid lamchloich do lár thalman darbo lán a glacc, LL 8576 (TBC). bolc lán (sic leg.?) di chlochuip d'orcoin, ZCP viii 120.13 . na clocha cruindi comdibhraicthi, TTebe 1984 . Cf. in ti no cinnfedh ar aei cloichi `the winner of the stone-throwing', Stair Erc. 202 .

With defining gen. c.¤ áeil limestone , see s.v. 1 áel. lia .i. corthe . . . .i. in c.¤ criche `boundary stone', Laws iv 8.7 Comm. clocha fothraicthe stones heated in the fire and used for heating bath-water: clocha fotraicthi, Trip.² 873 . ro marb Fergus Durn don cloich fothraicthe, Laws i 68.17 Comm. Cf. fotracud forsin clárudh cen tincur o dhune acht na clocha ind ┐ ass, IT iii 195 § 36 . lothomur . . . cona clochaib, MacCongl. 11.23 . Cf. also: clocha derga red-hot stones, Laud 610, f. 8c (Plummer MS. notes). clocha hi tenid samna (prov. phrase?), LU 7045 (here perh. used for cooking. See O'Kelly, JRSAI 1954, 105 ff. ). na liacc lamh ┐ na c.¤ nglaice hand-stones, CCath. 5859 . iccon cloich impóid itir croiss ō Adrad Moturu súass `turning-stone', BColm. 84.32 . c.¤ marmail, Stair Erc. 1963 . cloch na cloich mheóir 'pebble', Irish Texts i 31 § 50 . clach (sic leg.) ina loighe a ḟlaith Cheóil / ar in claich meóir oile üaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 1123 (incorrect because of form claich). c.¤ muilinn mill-stone : doronta cetheora clocha muilinn di, AU an. 999 . fúaim chloichthe muilinn, Rev. xviii 22 . Cf. c.¤ uachtair upper stone (of a mill), Laws i 140.17 Comm. m'aghaidh amhuil cloich thineadh `flint', Isaiah 1 7 .

(c) Med. c.¤ isna hairnib `a stone in the kidneys', Rosa Angl. 188.7 . clocha na narand, 330.10 . in uair bhenmuid na clocha fuail as an lamhonnán le gerradh, ZCP xviii 274.9 . a riocht na cloiche fuail pro calculo vesicali, O'Gr. Cat. 113.24 . c.¤ no ydoripis, Reg. San. 23.y .

(d) precious stone, gem (somet. c.¤ búada, c.¤ úasal): caoga gemm carrmogail do c[h]lochaib tíre na hInnia, ML² 1481 . c.¤ crisdail gl. cristallus, Ir. Gl. 552 . do cloich búadha re n-abur sardínés, Maund. 249 . feilm áosda chlach ccarrmhogail, O'R. Poems 199 . clocha cuaigh `[stones] suitable for (adorning) goblets', O'Hara 2380 . c.¤ medóin do dhornchla dhét, IGT Decl. ex. 80 . a chorōin . . . ier n-a himchengal do dēmont ┐ do c[h]lochaibh uaissle, Fl. Earls 172.28 . a gcomhraid airgit go n-imat gc.¤ lonnradhach, 80.7 . is c.¤ uasal tiodhlacadh a radharc an tí agá mbí sé, Proverbs xvii 8 .

(e) Hence perh. of the beads of the rosary: is mise Oisín . . . / . . . ag cóireamh c.¤ `arranging stones', Oss. iii 276.10 . Paidir air na clochaibh móra ┐ Fáilte an Aingil air na clochaibh beaga, Donlevy 448. 3 , 4 .

(f) a construction of stone, esp. fortress, stronghold, castle: giodh áille an chlach don taoibh thall `though the fort is lovelier within', Ériu v 60.115 . daingean c.¤ an dúnaidh dhe / loch ar cúlaibh na cloiche `the fortress is strengthened by the lake which lies behind it', 111 - 12 . da ralaig . . . comard ré cloich na cathrach `the stone-walls of the city', TTebe 4224 . c.¤ Corcaigi do loscudh, Ann. Inisf. 1230.1 . c.¤ angcaire an anchorite's cell, AU iii 288.24 . tú do rad dár gcionn an cholann / i gcloich nduaibhsigh `into a gloomy dungeon' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 61.70 . a muir ┐ a mórclocha, Stair Erc. 909 . na franclochaidh ga folach / a n-ardchlochaibh allmorach, IGT Decl. ex. 714 . daingni ná clach áelta íat, ex. 183 . le Cloich Insi na tTorc ar Loch F., AFM iii 360.6 . C.¤ Locha hUachtair do loscadh, 536.4 . ? dar let is c.¤ ar na cengal / an tech os loch lachnach, IGT Decl. ex. 268 . Cf. Luimnech na c.¤ cengail, Caithr. CC 10 .

Frequ. in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

Compds. With noun. clúas re clochadhart `a stone pillow', BS 92.y . a tōebaib clochadba, ACL iii 217 § 3 . clochalla glassa . . . ┐ cairrci rocky cliffs, CCath. 3413 . clochall cairrgidhe, Hugh Roe² 46.15 . lé fúaim chloichbhéimnigh bhonn a each láidir ` stamping ', Jeremiah xlvii 3 . clochcaop lump of stone , Anecd. ii 53.y . do mhaothughadh do chlochroidhe hard heart , Mac Aingil 1134 . ferr beith a ccloch-dinibh ceall stone shelters , ZCP x 30.23 . im ócbail droichitt .i. cid cloch droichit, Laws i 134.25 Comm. in clochdrochat (sic leg.) ō tigh cech clērig dīb dia chēile, MacCongl. 123.22 . a róimh chlaichfhinntreabh Chonnacht of white-stone houses, DDána 68.28 . lottar . . . tré cloch-ród Coradh Finne stone-paved road(?), AFM v 1668.5 . cloch-sairsi ┐ crann-sairsi art of building in stone, Laws v 92.z Comm. cith cloichṡnechta do ferthain hailstones, RC xviii 150.x (Tig.). gaoth tre chlaichshneachta chiothmhar, DDána 113.15 (cf. na clocha sneachta, 2). maith ro cumad in cleathbhaile / sa clochtaighe, IGT Met. Faults § 58 . ? adinnim deargain / a druith chail ar chlochtaigh, IT iii 90 § 119 . ic córgud chastíal fo churadaib di chlochthress, LL 32238 ( TTr. 1427 ). tuitim isin clochtres tíar, ZCP xiii 12.35 .

With adj. do athairg . . . / mhachaire clachaird Conuill, IGT Decl. ex. 9 . legga corra clochbana of white stone, Fen. 188.21 . flaith corn gclochbhán white-jewelled, Top. Poems² 613 . is o cairgib clochdaeraibh Slebi Chugais rod-coimbris . . . `rock-bound', Aen. 829 . cathair clochdaingen, Grail 3286 . scīath clochdond go ccomhraibh óir, ZCP viii 223 § 18 . ar lámhachadh lann gclochdhonn `bright-jewelled(?)', O'Hara 4035 . do mhionn clachórdha cloichfhionn, DDána 97.38 . crios . . . clachghorm, Rel. Celt. ii 262.5 . 'sin charn chlochthrom, LL 29862 .

With adj. derived from noun. droichett clochaelta do dhenamh la Cathal of stone and mortar(?), AFM iii 618.5 . cuirt clochaolta, Hugh Roe² 216.13 . na coirigh chlochaigeantacha bhíos . . . ag leanmhain dá lochtaibh féin stubborn, TSh. 10492 . a chathbarra caem clochbuadhach set with precious stones, Stair Erc. 735 . an rí co coroin . . . clochbuadhaigh fura cenn, ZCP vi 52.7 . gremaigiss . . . an c[h]loch . . . dia coicēilip comadhus[a] cloch-chomharsnach[a] oile `adjoining', Fl. Earls 148.4 . ¤órda: cinnbhirt clochórdha, Oss. vi 128.11 . With Part. an cheinnbheart chlochfhoirfe (1 foirbthe) crowned with jewels, O'Hara 1502 .

dochríchnaigthech

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adj o, ā = prec.: tig an easlainte óna cháilibh doichrichnaighthecha ┐ gach uile cháil toscaidheach bídh sí maille re cumscugadh on chorp eslainti cum an chorp (sic) is nesa do (answer to question as to why disease is communicable, but not good health), 24 P 3, 171.3 . na heaslaintidhi . . . ataid siad dochriochnuighthi ara n-iomad, 3 C 19, 256 ra 22 . fuacht doichrichnuighthi, 244 rb 2 .

? 4 finn

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n m. a Gael, an Irishman (in B. na f.): fionn `an Irishman' O'R. ar neascoid (.i. seanchus) ni bhfionn (.i. na Gaoidhiol) [sic] a chail , ZCP iii 378.7 = ar nescoit (.i. ar tṡenchus na nGaoidhel) ní bin a ca[i]l, v 483.9 .

guth

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n u, m.

I voice, sound, a word, a vowel : airis guth de asrubart `for it is the voice of God that said,' Ml. 94a13 . in déni assafoiter guth `the swiftness with which voice is emitted,' ib. 48c8 . is sainreth do interiecht guth formúigthe `a smothered sound,' Sg. 9b18 . ni taet guth isson arna tarmasca in sacardd here no voice cometh ..., Thes. ii 253.7 . guth comdidanta = vox consulationis, guth cursachta = vox increpationis, Hib. Min. 383.4 . guth sechmadachti `a word of the preterite,' Sg. 147b7 . óin guth fri cechtar de a single word for each ..., ib. 147a5 . hi coindeulc in gotho `in comparison with the word,' 3b1 . ní o foilsigud suin ┐ gotho `not by demonstration of sound and voice,' 200a6 . is ansu dam gabail mo gotha dim `that my voice should be taken from me,' Ml. 95d13 . hit cenélcha sidi do guth `these are general to voice,' Sg. 3a10 . toddiusgat guth nintiu `they awaken voice into them,' ib. 7a10 . vocum coniunctio .i. accomal ṅgotha, Hib. Min. 297 . i ngothaib (hi gothaib, MS) ┐ indliucht `in words and meaning,' Sg. 197a14 . ba uisse cenotectad ilgotha, ib. 197a11 . is merb is is marb mo guth, LU 3582 ( SCC 29.22 ). as galar mo guth, TBC-LL¹ 3958 . bindḟogur a gotha ┐ a cáinurlabra, ib. 210 . guth a gutture , Corm. Y 715 . d'foghar in gotha, ib. 134 (s.v. bó) . dia cloathar do guth cusan airm so, Laws v 188.24 Comm. an ro saigh guth an cluig `as far as the sound of the bell reaches,' ib. 328.11 Comm. tancatar na manaigh fa guth an cluic, ZCP xi 128.21 ( BCC 244 ). robeir Rī in tsrotha ar nem hē | ar trī gotha aithrighe `for three words of repentance,' x 52.32 . guth bínd orgánta occai, PH 1972 . a hidail daill amlabair cen guth, ib. 1367 . atbertsat tra in uli Iudaide o aen guth with one voice, ib. 2298 . sacart cemad garb a guth `though his voice be harsh,' ACL iii 222.16 . teit in ri docum nimhe ... lasin nguth-sin `at that word,' RC xxvi 368.17 . cia doní in guth mór so a-muigh ? `who makes this loud noise without ?,' Ériu iv 116 § 26 . coicetal ... inna ndulerath ... fri gotha na ngaeth, ii 122.2 . no thegtis medon aidche i nHierusalem o gothaib `with musical voices (?),' ib. 100.9 . ni ro labair guth friu `it did not speak a word to them,' CCath. 4205 . gutta .i. guth fotha .i. fotha in ghota in sein no guth fuiti iarsani fuidhit gotha treothu, Auraic. 358.359 . dliged gotha fil itosuch na leathguta do airisim leis fo dheoidh ┐ in dliged consonata fil intib fo deoidh do chur uad prius , 488 . ni dubhairtsiomh guth riamh ré Ferccus acht, a Rígh mhóir ... he never used any other expression, ITS v 38.10 . cē guth ēiside ...? what has been said ?, TBC-I¹ 2238 . guth ind luin the note of the merle, MacCarthy 136.15 . do-chualaidh guth ┐ glór daonna, TSh. 5036 . ináit ... na nguithedh ngaoidelta `in place of the Gaelic intonations,' O'Gr. Cat. 556.23 . guth an té éimhgheas air an bfásach, Matthew iii 3 . táinic amach ... tinnteach agus toirrneach agus gotanna, Rev. iv 5 . muna dtuige mé brígh an ghótha, Corinth. xiv 11 . mar shuidh'dar d'aon-ghuith unanimously , ZCP v 206.70 . guth ochta a deep voice, IGT Decl. ex. 1567 . ? pl. d'fhuasgail osnaidhe goithighe a caointe, ZCP v 209.164 .

Compds. ¤bind : risin ngadan nglésta nguithbinn, Acall. 1702 . As sobriquet : ideo dicitur Guthbinn quia optimus cantator ... fuit , Cóir Anm. 128 . gen. Maelsechnaill mac Maelruanaigh ... mic Conaill guthbhinn, AU i 372.1 . mic Conaill Ghuithbhinn mic Suibhne, Keat. iii 2414 . guth-chlaon, partial , Studies 1922, 584 § 4 . guth-fogrugud (gl. vociferatio), Ml. 51c7 . ¤mall : críoch bhregh na mbuinnedh ngothmall softly-murmuring , O'Gr. Cat. 479.4 . guth-ort .i. guth-orcuin, O'Mulc. 686.

II aspersion, blame, censure, slander : is fada an codlad sin a fhuili ┐ ni guth ort, uair budh é do chodlad deideanach he, CF 595 . ni guth damsa ... bas d'fhagail do cumaidh Chail , ib. 987 . ní guth dó gin fhurtach Naim, ZCP i 366.30 ( Marco P. § 64 ). mo ghol-gháire ní guth linn, Ériu iv 63.7 . nach eistfidís sin aen fhocul gotha [na aithimraidh] aran impire co brath `a single word of slander,' ZCP ii 270 ( Maund. 204 ). mairg dobeir guth ar ḟer ngrāid, ACL iii 222.14 . guth ar mhnáibh is olc an chiall, Dánta Gr. 3.6 . ní fáth gotha mar tá me, | ní don duine féin an grádh, ib. 63.27 . guth dod trilis loig ní lean, IGT Decl. ex. 1565 . neach nach lēig a ghuin don ghuth, ib. ex. 1559 . do-geibh sí gotha gránna, ib. ex. 83 . do sheachnadh gotha d'fhagháil ó'n bpobal to avoid public censure, Eochairsg. 71.10 . is móidi a gráin re a ngothaibh `the greater is his horror at their censures,' Ériu iv 216.4 . do ráidh roghuth has addressed fierce abuse, Content. xxv 5.

lagdaigid

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Forms: lagdaid, logda(ig)id, laigd(ig)id, lagdugad

v (lagat) also lagdaid, logda(ig)id, laigd(ig)id.

I Trans. diminishes, decreases : rolaigdiged a seoit, Laws ii 228.2 Comm . doloigdigh Dia . . . a saith `lessened his appetite', RC xii 334.14 . do laghdadh a brú, BNnÉ 116.8 . do laghduigh teist a chinidh, O'Hara 4299 . mur as leis laghdaighther bail (of death of chieftain), L. Cl. A. B. 252.3 . don tí agá laghduighthear a bhríogha, TSh. 1128 . do laghduighis thú dom nertúghadh, Mac Aingil 617 . do laghduigheadh na huisgidhe, Gen. viii 3 . a dualgas pósta ní laighdeochtháoi sé, Exodus xxi 10.

II Intrans. grows small, diminishes : adeir A. gurab mór loigdighius tinnius na cloiche . . . an tan eabhar, 23 K 42, 345.7 . m'inmhe ar a los laighdeobhaidh, DDána 65.4 . an Erne ni hí nar laghdaig, Irish Texts ii 49 § 30 . nár (sic leg.) laghdaigh do cháil , MS. Mat. 564.3 . do laigdig tuile, Hy Fiach. 286.1 .

Vn. lagdugad.

2 nescóit

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n (B. na filed) traditional history or legend? ar nescoit (.i. ar tṡenchus na nGaoidhel) ní bin a ca[i]l (.i. a coimhét), ZCP v 483 § 3 = ar neasgoid ni bhfionn a chail , iii 378 ; i.e. he has knowledge of the antiquities of the Gaels (of a poetaster), a sense prob. inferred from the exordium of Corm. Y 975 : nesscoit .i. iss é senchas na nGaoidel (where s. na nG. is not a definition but refers to the tale following).

snáth

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n o thread. Usually collect. in sense; rare in pl.: sēd snāith, Corm. Y 1195 . snath glas olla . . . snath finn, Laws i 152.10 , 20 Comm . set int snaith ina cro, 30 Comm . , etymol. gloss on snathait, 150.10 . o bias ina snath urlam, ii 372.18 Comm. in gloss on: leath do mnai a etach, 15 . fogniat s.¤ do thusmhedh forsin talmain a n-inaduib inglana they produce threads across the ground (salamanders), Marco P. 26 . as lom i s.¤ mo cheirteach `bare of thread', BS 30.2 . ag síorchur sórt sómpladhach suaithnidh snáith, Hackett xxi 48 . ? s.¤ ga chur ina chrosaibh | cách ag dul ina deiseil, IGT Decl. ex. 503 . With qualifying g s. s.¤ úama binding-thread (fig.): s.¤ uama an fhóid Loghasa `the uniting thread of this land of L.' (of a chief), TD 16.44 . s.¤ uama an duine re Dia thread binding man to God (St. Francis), PBocht 8.35 . cneadh [chíche] . . . | bean [go síne a] s.¤ uama, DDána 48.11 . grís ghrádha Dé . . . is s.¤ uama dona subháilcibh, TSh. 1708 . snáth snadhma gacha síodha (the Cross), Aithd. D. 88.9 . Freq. with follg. óir, etc., of gold or gilt thread used in ornament: co m-bo samalta ┐ s.¤ ór-shnáith cach finna, TBC-LL¹ 2716 = comba samalta ┐ orsh.¤ , LU 6544 . claideb . . . co n-imdenam snaith óir, TBC-LL¹ 5196 . ag ímirt snait cruitne de or for cathbarr C. `mit goldenem Stickfaden', ZCP xiii 262.14 . ro fūaged co s.¤ óir, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes, 8 § 10 . etaigi . . . arna n-ilecur do snath alaind orda, TTebe 2214 . do shnath ciartha, LB 156b60 . s.¤ lín yarn, 1 Kings x 28 . s.¤ sróil, LL 34b19 . bantrocht . . . | ag annla singreamhra gan snāth na ccóir `sans un fil sur elles', Études Celt. iv 303.21 . g s. as attrib.: lēine . . . ōr-s[h]náith, ML² 1691 (cf. TBC-LL¹ 2716 supra). puball snáith, DDána 41.44 .

Extended applications. Of the strings of a harp: go s.¤ umha, DDána 100.30 . Architect.: re dealbhadh s.¤ gcaol na gcliath ties (?), DDána 119.31 . Of hair: snath .i. folt, Metr. Gl. 32 § 3 . snáith th'oige the pattern of thy poem, Content. xxii 17 n. 4 . s.¤ féithleannta fis the sinewed threads of knowledge, Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 7 .

Compds. ¤bréid threaded cloth (i.e. a sail): ro thócbadar in snathbréid . . . im barr uachtar in chraind, Acall. 3820 . ¤ chaíl slender-threaded: ro gab tonaigh . . . snat[h]cháil . . . do sita . . . i custal a gelcnis dó, CCath. 4670 . a sreabhleintibh snáthchaol fri a ccnesaibh `fine-threaded', AFM vi 1918.11 . leapthacha snáth-chaola sróill, TSh. 4170 . ¤chaín soft-threaded : na bratacha snathcaine, CCath. 4928 . ¤chengal: cona snat[h]cenglaib . . . leo (of arrows), CCath. 5464 . ¤ecor: cona snat[h]eccur oir (a crown), CCath. 5289 . ¤éicne, a kind of ornament (`Schnüre', TBC-LL¹ 2720 , `strings', Lism. L. xxx 19 . See éicne, 1 and 2 eó): cét s. don charmocol cummascda hi timthacht fría chend, LU 6547 . Anecd. ii 3.x . ¤gerrad: snáithghearradh sáoghail cutting the thread of life, Studies 1921, 419 § 11 . is snáth-gherradh saeghail . . . dam-sa, MR 302.9 . ¤fhailgech: folt na ndual snáthfhailgheach saor with threadlike ringlets, DDána 96.31 . ¤glan: ra Boaind snáth-glain bright-haired (?), Ériu vii 221.2 . ¤glanaid: snáthghlanfaidh sionn a samhail I will elaborate a similar (elegy), DDána 118.18 . ¤mín smooth-threaded: ar fud do chiabh snáithmhín, Dánta Gr. 13.2 . ¤réim: snath-reim suidighthi gacha senchais `in the series of narrating', MR 108.20 . ¤ṡlemon: slega . . . snaithslemain, ZCP x 303.1 .

tétnas

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n ā, f. and o, m. (cf. 6 tét) violence, roughness, fury: teadnas (tédnas) .i. burba, no mearrdhacht, O'Cl. U. triana thétnais tind | atá 'n écmais a cháil-chind, Metr. Dinds. iii 98.29 . is imda écht ar bith bras | iarna dénum tria th.¤ , iv 134.2 . dognitis tetnais co trén, Rawl. 77a10 . nár thuiti i tétnais, SG 365.12 . tir ... cin coibnesta, acht tetnuis ┐ burba, Laws iv 26.19 Comm. an gach tethnais `during violence,' 268.17 . Of horses: tetnuis .i. merechduin ` excitement, rustiness of a horse ,' O'Don. Suppl. (from H.3.18). is īc a cinad (sic leg.) is in tetnais fair `in its violence,' Laws iii 180.11 Comm. Note also: ar a thednus fri olcus `for his opposition to evil,' O'Don. Gram. 297 Hard. ii 296.6 .