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cerr

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cerr or dil.ie/8782

 

adj o, ā

(a) crooked, wry, maimed : sōais [C.] [in muilend] reime ar tuáthbel, conid Muilenn C.¤ ōsin alle hē, BColm. 58.26 ; 102.23 . sronch.¤ M., Auraic. 5243 ( LL 5097 ). baccach no dall no bodhar no cérr, TTr.² 1485 (`lefthanded'). in ben is bacach lam .i. in ben c.¤ `crippled', Laws i 142.1 Comm. inghen ch.¤ marbhlamach . . . ┐ a lamh dhes arna táth fría táobh, BNnÉ 296 § 28 (inghen ciorbhach, v.l.). Lughaidh . . . , nár ch.¤ , Miscell. Celt. Soc. 30.y . an té sin nach faghthar acht cearr, / foidhnne is fearr a dhéanamh leis perverse(?), Dánfhocail 229 . As epithet: maic Achir Chirr , Metr. Dinds. iii 68.41 ( LL 19991 ). la E. Cendselach c.¤ , LL 7062 . Conid c.¤ rex Dal Riati, AU i 98.7 (an. 629). Fig. at variance with(?): ni c.¤ fri brig buidni bla / ferr cach ríg ri cos' tuctha, SR 7667 .

(b) In B. na f. dumb : assa ós (.i. bél) is cearr (.i. balbh) gach creath (.i. gach eladha), ZCP v 484 § 7 (B. na f.). oscar . . . os gin ┐ c.¤ balb, O'Dav. 1326 .

Compd. ¤-bél wry-mouth (epithet): F. Cerrbhel .i. . . . caime bái ina bhél, Cóir Anm. 131 . D. mic Cerbaill . . . .i. cerrball .i. cerrbeol .i. bél c.¤ , SG 82.16 .