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2 cert

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adj expld. as small, little : c.¤ .i. beg, ut est mad c.¤ oig olcena beith i n-adhaltras .i. madh na hoig is luga lan ann no is ceirti lan and beith a n-adaltrus, O'Dav. 544 . ceart .i. beag, ceart a chlocha .i. beag a chlocha , O'Cl. ? is c.¤ ar buaid lib `gering', TBC-LL¹ 2083 (cf. LU 5959 ). nír ba ch.¤ a chéitghníoma, SG 117.31 .

1 cobrad

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Forms: cobraud, cobroth, cobraid, cobhra, comhribh, ccomhraibh

n o, [m.] and ā, f. a s. c.¤ , LU 5980 (TBC). d s. Ch., (: imadbul), Metr. Dinds. i 16.51 . cobraud (cobreth, courath, v.ll.), Fianaig. 26.7 . cobroth, TBC-I¹ 3248 . n p. cobraid, RC xii 88 § 101 . ?Cf. c.¤ n-eólaig (cheville), Arch. Hib. ii 44 § 6 . n s. cobhra (shield), Metr. Gl. 37 . O'Cl. d p. comhribh, TBC-LL¹ p. 859 n.6 . ccomhraibh, ZCP viii 223.22 .

Boss (of shield), stud: for úachtur cobraidi scéith N., TBC-LL² 1746 . scíath . . . co cobradaib óir fair, MU² 535 . isin c[h]obraid (comr-, v.ll.) medōin isin mōir-sgiath, ML² 1241 . a da shleg . . . co cobruid ḟindruine fora, YBL 118a43 . a cobraid a scéith `centre', Celt. Rev. iii 212.6 . ní raibi . . . cathmilid gan cloich commóir a cobraid a sgéith appar. concealed behind his shield, ii 300.5 . doben cuach a cobhraidh a scéith, ZCP xiv 252.6 . na chlocha a cobradaib scíath, LL 32381 ( TTr. 1572 ). Cf. co mbæ in chloch hi cobraid a chlocind `lodged in his skull', Otia ii 86 § 5 . See comrar.

compar

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n o (O. Fr. coffre? Stokes CCath. Gloss. Perh. modification of commar). Precise meaning unclear, ` chest, body, trunk, midst ', Dinneen . bodurfuamann compur na triath `the confused sounds of the breasts of the chiefs', CCath. 5940 . aidbli ┐ truimi a ttennta / an airbri, rosclaid a ccompra, Leb. Gab.(i) 104.14 . ? dobí a agaid lán da fhuil / 'sa dhruimm re cairthe in chumpuir, Eg. 1782, 49a1 cited Contribb. 565 (see compd. below). ?iomdha deaghfhóir dfhuil Mhilidh / in ch.¤ do choimhdhírigh, Éigse iv 204.46 . Freq. with g s. of or in phr. with nouns beginning with c-: artus .i. compur in chleib, Gild. Lor. 71 . i c.¤ cléib an fir right into the breast of the man, Acall. 1812 . dar compur a chléibh, LL 8437 (TBC). hi fforfholamh a chleibh ┐ a c[h]ompair, AFM v 1716.5 . tri choimpir a chraóis `through the body of his gullet', RC xxix 142.10 . sgoltadh compair a chroidhe `the bursting of His breast', Aithd. D. 78.24 . tre ch.¤ . . . a cuirp, MR 286.3 . i compraib a chele, Celt. Rev. vii 214.28 ( compur, TTebe 402 ). ic reidiugad reme-siun / chompair cacha cath-laithrech `obstructions', MR 184.15 .

Compd. síol na gConn gcomparchairthe, DDána 89.24 `a bhfuil a n-uchta mar chlocha(?)', Gloss. (see Eg. 1782 49a1 cited above).

2 glas

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: dubglass, rinn-glas

o,ā adj. descriptive of various shades of light green and blue, passing from grass-green to grey , opposed on the one hand to uaine green and on the other to gorm blue. It appears in the list of colours given as names to the winds in SR 58 seq. and Laws i 26.31 Comm.

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(a) of green or greenish hue (esp. of growing things, grass, trees, etc.): géga glasa, BS 30.17 . ith nglass, SG 80.9 . do glas cainnind, Laws ii 254.9 . a gcrích bhranach na mbenn nglas, O'Gr. Cat. 513.6 . ar chraoibh dhuilleaghlais, TD 1.53 ; 6.4 . Compar. glaisiu geltaibh gort `greener than pastures is ivy,' Auraic. 1189 . Superl. glaisium cnis `most silvery of skin' (of the birch-tree), 5617 . As subst. : fiad-ubull ... amail glas fiadan he, Laws v 474.17 Comm. Glas nenta (name of a cat `Nettle-Green'), O'Dav. 1045.

Compds. ¤choll green hazel , LB 155a26 . ¤chraíbech green branches : tene do glas-chrāibech, MacCongl. 115.13 . ¤dair green oak : dairbre glas-darach, CRR § 37 . ¤désach green-spiked (of corn), AFM v 1628.3 . ¤ḟér : luigfér glasfeóir ┐ arbar, LU 8124 ( FB 9 ). Fen. 50.22 . ¤ḟérach green-grassy , TTebe 2268 . ¤géc glaisgēg darach, SG 328.20 . ¤gésca : glas-gesceda darach, CRR § 37 . ¤gort a green cornfield , CCath. 4915 . AFM vi 2332.28 . ¤míne `a green sward ,' BS 90.y .

(b) blue, greenish blue ; greyish blue : dubglass (gl. caeruleum), Sg. 70b12 . ba glas ┐ ba téntide a sliab, Ml. 96b17 (ref. to Exodus xxiv 10 : quasi opus lapidis sapphirini). Cf. dath glas ... forsind sl[é]ib fo chosmailius saphirr, 84d4 . Of the eyes : súil glass, IT i 79.5 . rosc glass, TBC-LL¹ 206 . Equative glasidir buga indala suil, BDD 97 . Cf. IT i 119.27 (glaissigtir). O'Cl. s.v. bugha. TBC-LL¹ 5270 . rinn-glas keen and blue (?) : M. an ruiscc rind-glais, Cog. 102.22 . Of the sky : Compar. nem ... as glaisiu cach ligdath, Ériu ii 110.2 . Of the sea : itir glasmuir ocus tír, Imr. Brain i 25 § 53 . Acall. 741. CCath. 3495 . tar glas-muirib, Hy Maine 134.15 . clo do glasré[i]n, RC xiii 222.3 (B. na F.). on tSúir ... glais, TD 17.33 ; 2.1 . na mara glastonnacha blue-waved , CF (Eg.) 20 .

(c) Seems to be used of the blue dye extracted from woad (hence called `glasen') : croceo .i. glas vel tinctura, Thes. ii 361.8 (= Ecl. iv 44 ). ? To this : amail glas fiadan `like a wild herb,' Laws v 474.17 . Probably to this is due the doubtful gl. : glas .i. cron no buide, Manners and Customs i 436. Of the practice of tattooing with woad : Amargen ... gairglas gl. icatá in colpa glas iarna crechad, Anecd. v 22.18 and n. 7 . crecad glas ar na roscaib blue tattooing on the eye-lids, Laws v 108.30 Comm. See ZCP x 400 - 401 (Meyer). ediudh dearg ocus glas ocus dond do macuiph airiuch ; ediudh corcrudh ocus gorm do macuib rig, Laws ii 146.12 Comm.

(d) Of metal : co scenaib glasgéraib, SCC 40. BDD 82 . scíath glass, TBC-LL¹ 5413 . do chainnlig na ṅglas-gae, Ériu iv 26 § 15 . taitnem ... na [n]glasluirech, CCath. 5447 . Ériu i 88 § 35. Cf. Cog. 202.9 ... a chlaideb ṅ-glasseltach, TBC-LL¹ 4603 . as bhar n-geimlechaib ... glas-iaraind, MR 178.4 . CCath. 2627 . catháir glas airgdidi (glassairgit v.l.), BDD 105 . glas-ghall a Viking (so called from their steel armour), MacCarthy 422.z . Ériu i 88 § 35.

(e) Of frost or ice : madain ghlaisreódha `shining with frost,' BS 90.z .

(f) Of shades of grey : cói ... hi ṁbrot glass the cuckoo in a grey mantle, Thes. ii 290.9 . graig n-gabor n-glas, SCC 33.14 . dá ech ... brecglassa, LU 8590 ( FB 45 ). glas-chullach a grey stallion , Dinds. § 107 (RC xvi). an Glas gaillmhe (name of a horse), Acall. 282 . mong glas gaisidech, RC xxiv 196.17 . glas-chlocha , CF 739 . forsan nglaslicc cloiche on the grey flagstone, RC xxvi 370.3 . xiii 66 § 68 . TBC-LL¹ 750 . ¤chéo a grey mist , 5042 . ¤nél dub dorchaidhe, TTr.² 848 . glas-neoill ... na maitne, CCath. 4362 . snath glasolla unbleached woollen thread, Laws i 152.10 Comm. See also (c).

(g) wan (of complexion) ; bluish, livid, discoloured ; faded (of garments) : glas mo ghrúadh, BS 118.23 . beid cassa is lāma ... glassa (of corpses), ACL iii 239 § 22 . cech det glasbuide, FB 37 (Eg.). corran glaisḟiacla, RC xxiv 196.19 . se glunmár ... glasingnech, FB 37 (Eg.). cruib garbae glaissfet[h]ac[h]a with livid sinews (?), CCath. 4029 . an tí ghlas ní dheachaidh de the livid mark (of Goídel Glas), Keat. ii 306 (poem). nídat glasa slíma a mbruit, Acall. 797 . As subst. a livid mark, bruise : math glas nō derg nō att 'if it be a bruise or an abrasion or a swelling' Cáin Ad. 28 § 44 , Ériu lii 127 . ni thernó ... gan chned no gan glas no gan derg, RC xv 202.10 .

(h) Modifying or modified by another adj. of colour : aghaid glasban pallid , CCath. 4022 . each glasbhán, Rev. vi 8 . na gruaidhe arna nglas-bhánadh, TSh. 1094 . det glasbuide, FB 37 (Eg.). cleirech glaisliath, Anecd. i 70 § 173 . madra ... glasodhar, Acall. 1900 . in t-ṡódh ... glasrod (v.ll. glasródh ; ghlasrúadh) russet, TBC-LL¹ 2366 . go ganem nglasruad reddish-grey , TTebe 1967 . brat dubglas dark-blue , TBC-LL¹ 5450 St. baill dub-glassa livid , Three Hom. 80.16 .

II Fig.

(a) glasmartre : a stage of self-mortification midway between bán- and dergmartre (glas being an intermediate hue) (see Ireland in Early Mediaeval Europe 44 ): filus trechenélæ martre daneu adrímiter ar chruich ... báanmartre ocus glasmartre ocus dercmartre ... issí ind glasmartre dó in tain scaras fria thola léo ł céssas saithor i ppennit ocus aithrigi, Thes. ii 246 - 247 (Camb. Hom.).

(b) fresh, young : glass glēthach Nūadu, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 36. Cf. glasaigne, glasláth. Fig. iar mbethaid glūair glasglain, ZCP vi 265 § 20.

(c) fresh, raw, sharp .

(1) Of the weather (prob. orig. grey, overcast) : Ingoeth glas, IT iii 17 § 45 . is glas errach oighreta, KMMisc. 313.23 . re sidi ṅglasfuar ṅgaithi, TTebe 2402 . aimṡer lethglas, ZCP viii 195 § 16 . glas ūar errach aigide, Ériu vii 4 § 3.

(2) Fig. in moral sense harsh : rochertus for Lagniu lánēraic glais gluind, PRIA iii 552 § 42 ( LL 147 a49 ). Intensive, out and out, stark : 'na gheilt ghlas, BS 6.y . gleo glasgharbh, Acall. 604 . Possibly also ZCP vi 265 § 20 . See II (b) supra.

(d) neutral-tinted, hence fig. plain, unpretentious, unassuming : re dán nglas ... | dán breaghdha do bhreágnachadh, Content. vii § 13 . is glas an sníomh an sníomh sin, ib. n .

(e) Leg. cú glas (derogatory) an immigrant from overseas (lit. grey wolf) : secht n-aithre la Feine nad icat cinta a mac, ri ocus esbog ... ocus cu glas, Laws v 234.24 . mac con glais .i. mac in con tar glas na fairgi, ib. 202.5 . Cf. Ir. Recht § 33 ; ZCP xix 348.

III Various compds. ¤bachall name of a crozier (prob. so called from its colour), BNnÉ 315 § 10 . ¤fhian (1) name of some sept (?) : in ghlaisfhian do mharbad ... ┐ rí na glaisfhéine .i. Mant na mulchán Ua Ruairc, ALC i 232.14 , 16 ( AFM iii 124 ). (2) a warrior-band of the Fianna (named from colour of armour or standards ?), Oss. iii 88.13 . ¤fhine the child of an Irish woman by a foreigner; descendants of a woman by a cú glas : glasfine mac mna ditfini beres do albanach, Laws iv 284.19 . glasfine .i. gabair tar glas na fairge .i. mac murcuirthe .i. mac ... beres bean don ḟine d'albanach, 290.6 -7. ? ¤ḟúaróit : tre gerrolainn nglasḟúaróte, 'for the sake of a cold, grey, short fleece' EIS 168 § 83 . ¤láith, see separate heading. ¤mes (?) : grúaca a cennaib, glasmes ndóine `na ré (i.e. in reign of Flann Sinda), ZCP xii 235 § 52 . ¤reng a boar : glasreng .i. torc, LU 1287 ; 1327 . a wolf (?) : g s. co rucsat (leg. ruca sat) glasrinde ... fon muine (v.l. sod maic thíre), D IV 2, 63rb46 (= fol. 86 ). co nglassríanaib, 'with unornamented (lit. grey) bridles' Críth G. 14.346 , EIF 89 .

IV o, npr m. Glass mac Caiss, Trip. ii 570.16 ; 122.25 . pl. na trí Glais, LU 9083 ( FB 83 ). See also Heldensage (Index) ; Rawl. (Index). f. an Ghlas Ghoibnenn (name of a cow), see Goibniu.

samalta

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verbal of nesess. of 2 samlaid to be likened to, comparable to, like .

(a) with FRI: s.¤ leam fri hōrsnath . . . nō re buidi mbech . . . cach ōenḟinda don [ḟ]ult sin I would compare . . . to . . ., TBC-I¹ 2566 . ba s.¤ ra sebacc . . . na ra tetag n-allaid . . . da ech Conculaind, TBC-LL¹ 3381 . cunid s.¤ ra cír ṁbethi . . . glantaitnem a fhuilt, MU² 585 . s.¤ ra corcair lossa liac . . . a gnúis, 588 . ba s.¤ fri herball fiadeich in mong, RC xxiv 196.16 . ba s.¤ fri deread shnechta i claidib cach n-alt . . . di, 198.z . commá samaltá ré céol aingel gach urlabra, 384.20 . nír ṡúail ní ris bud ṡ.¤ leiss acht mar bad hí in ḟirmiment do thuitted he could not compare it with anything small, TBC-LL¹ 5026 . ba s.¤ re Meidb na beth penning a selba lé it seemed to M., 83 . gur ba samhalta uaitheadha iorghaile . . . na nUlltach . . . ré doire, CRR² 29 (86.5) . samhalta . . . fri dā lēige a fod its length was about two leagues, Fl. Earls 84.1 , cf. 250.15 . With inverted comparison: béal ren samhalta snuadh subh, TD 27.42 . gnúis gheal re samhalta sneachta, PBocht 9.13 . With DO: samalta d'adhbar airdríogh, Duan. F. ii 78.12 .

(b) with OCUS: combo s.¤ ┐ snáth óirṡnáith cach finna, TBC-LL¹ 2716 (fri horsnath, v.l.) = comba s.¤ ┐ snāth ōir, TBC-I¹ 2027 . coma s.¤ i[n] nuall sin ┐ tulborb fogragud na cruinni, TTebe 1284 .

(c) with clause: ba s.¤ combo hí in muir tísad dar múraib it seemed as if, MU² 498 . ba samulta na taidled in talmain ar a luas dorethad he seemed not to touch the ground, TTebe 2463 . ba s.¤ . . . co tuiced in t-ech a n-erbairt-sium ria, 3497 . badh samhalta go bhfrais-diubhraicdís . . . mion-chlocha na maighi, CRR² 23 (74.26) .

suí

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: súad, súid, saoidh, suid, súid, súid, súide, suithi, saithi, sūide, sūthiu, súadh, shúidib

n d, m. In later lang. also f., see Bergin, Ériu xi 140 . g s. súad, Críth G. 187 . d s súid (= suíd), Corm. Y 446 . a s. saoidh, DDána 121.26 . n. pl. suid, LL 29 table col. a . súid, PH 6993 . súid (disyll.), Fél. Ep. 81 (suide, súide, MSS.). súide, PH 3133 . suithi, Laws iv 226.3 . saithi, Auraic. 387 . a. pl. sūide, ACL iii 295 § 21 . sūthiu (suithi, v.l.), Cáin Ad. 28 . g. pl. suad (disyll.) Jn. Celt. Stud. iii 56 . súadh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 324 . d. pl. shúidib, PH 2312 . IGT Introd. § 21 , § 153 , Decl. § 85 .

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(a) man of learning, scholar, wise man, sage : sui slán creis Crist, ACC 72 ( RC xx 262 ). ro leg iar sein i Corcaig cor bo sui, Goid. 93.24 (Lib. Hymn.). súi diand Ériu inmall | Findbarr, Fél. Sept. 10 . súi slán sothnge suthain, Sept. 30 . cit súid nod-légat (suide, MSS.), Ep. 81 . súi co saidbri (of Dub Da Letha), SR 2363 . ar súi soi (of God), 2692 . bid súi bid fáid bid file, Three Hom. 40.3 . sái cech sochoisc, Tec. Corm. § 15.36 (cf. RC xlv 5 - 6 ) = súi coisc cach súi, RC xxvi 16 § 10 = is súi cech sothinchoisc slán, Ériu ix 48 § 23 . C., sui Connacht `chief doctor of Connaught', Laws i 22.13 Comm . Benignus . . . | an tsaoi úasal, ZCP i 66.138 . M. sui senad, Gorm. Nov. 2 . s.¤ no oghs.¤ . . . s.¤ .i. in léighind. oghsui .i. aighne frisninnle breithi, O'D. 633 - 4 ( H 3.17, 471 ). airechtain suad `a sage's finding', Auraic. 498 , 505 ( airec suadh, 2967 ). iar srethaib suadh, 553 . 'san Imagallaim in Da Suadh no in Da Tuarad, 4644 (see RC xxvi 8 ff . ). saí gl. scriba, Ir. Gl. 4 . a stuigen shuad, Corm. 36.17 . imun tugain suad bui ac Adna, Laws i 18.14 Comm . sgéla damh seólais an saí, IGT Decl. ex. 1618 . mór gcluicheadh riamh nach rug saoi, PBocht 1.30 . an tsaoi isin (= ┐ in) daoi, Cog. 204.20 . a mbēlaibh súadh ┐ seanchaidae, Feis Tighe Chonáin 324 . Mac Lochlaind . . . saii fial urdaircc aithesach, Ann. Conn. 1412.11 . As laudatory epithet: cia an saoi le síor-chur na sáir-cheast?, Keat. Poems 517 . Perh. prince, chief in: saoi (of Finn), Oss. iv 66.7 . gríobh i dtreasaibh, saoi chalma chródha `a noble', O'Rah. xxii 21 . do thuitsiod saoithe seana chieftains (?), ML² 1975 .

(b) More specifically head of a monastic or poetic school : in tshui no in t-espoc dia taisfentar na sailm `the doctor or bishop', Rule of Tallaght 62 (82.22) . prīmsúi, ZCP v 499 § 1 . midsūi . . . tiugsūi, ACL iii 308 § 31 . In legal contexts ranked after epscop, with a `dám' of twelve persons: arim túalang gabála[e] ríg nó epscuip nó shuad, Críth G. 187 . dám shuad dano di[b] ferib deacc, 602 . i ndail i mbi ri, no epscop, no sui, no uasal nemid sechip é, Laws ii 128.20 Comm . techta fuillema gill suad no tanaise, v 388.18 .i. in t-ollomh filedh, 21 Comm . Cf. 390.7 . each suad, 474.10 . immo flaithi . . . a n-epscopu ┐ a sūthiu (suithi, v.l.), Cáin Ad. 28 .

(c) Of biblical characters, etc.: Matha mac Alphín s.¤ Ebraidi, LU 2313 . do fhoglaim na tana berta in súi sair which a learned man had brought to the east, TBC-LL¹ p. liii 4 = do foglaim na Tāna rucc in sái rōmānach á hArdmacha, ACL iii 5.30 . súid ┐ airchindig in phopuil, PH 6993 . na tri saithe the three wise men (at birth of Christ), LB 262a54 . sgéala laoi an luain . . . | fuair an saoi (Jerome), DDána 29.2 . saoi glan as neamhghann im ní (Mary), 45.13 .

II Expert, master (in various specific arts, crafts, accomplishments):

(a) gabais eigsi corbo sui . . . ┐ luid co Scathaigh banfendig d'foglaim gaiscid corbo s.¤ . . . Gabais [druideacht] cor[bo] saī Ērenn, ZCP xiv 154.11 , 12 ; 155.3 . Of smiths: comba samalta ra tétaib órshnáid dar or n-indeona fo láim suad saincherda, LL 120a50 ( RC iii 177 ). déanta uile de chlocha buadha, | le lámha suadh, Oss. iv 258.24 . Of musicians: binnidir téta mendchrot aca seinm a llámaib shirshúad bindfhogur a gotha, TBC-LL¹ 210 . re foscad . . . na téd . . . 'ga tadall d'aigthib . . . eand ┐ ingen na suad 'gá sar-sheinm, MR 168.24 . Of poets. Not mentioned as a specific grade, though the phrase brosnacha súad is used of the metres to be learnt in the seventh year: is hí . . . fogluim na .uii. mad bliadna .i. brosnacha suad .i. bairdne na mbard, IT iii 39 § 32 . brosnacha súad (one of the .xii. ernail na filideachta), 31.21 . .xii. raind na filidechta . . . brosnacha suad . . . setnatha suad, 59 § 112 . See p. 113 - 15 , 117 , 121 . See also súada. In syll. verse: re saídhib Fer bFáil, IGT Verbs ex. 923 . le saoidhibh scol, L. Cl. A. B. 121.39 . adhbhar suadh . . . | ní mhair díobh, DDána 115.1 .

(b) With qualifying gen.: súi cech admait. conna rabi riam . . . goba bad fherr an expert maker of every kind of article, Irish Texts i 32.z . súi canóne (opp. to prímshuí) perh. teacher of doctrine or ecclesiastical law, ZCP v 499 § 1 . fer noeb ┐ súi chantairechta, ii 322.z . Dīancēcht .i. ainm do shúid leigis Ērend, Corm. Y 446 . sui cruitirechta an expert harper, AU ii 84.11 (cf. v.l.). sai litre . . . tanaisi suad litri . . . oc sai (= ócshaí) teacher of penmanship (?), Laws v 102.1 ff . suid littri, LL 29 table col. a. sui littri ┐ rí ruirech | is réim cosmail cóir, 29b25 . robo shai s[c]ribinn sciamglain, AU ii 246.5 . Colman Uamach .i. sai scribind Aird Macha `professor of writing', RC xvii 232.3 . Necódim sin,—sái rechta e-side, PH 3677 . ollam suad sairsi master mason (?), Laws v 112.19 .i. in saer daimliac ┐ durtaigi, 114.16 Comm . (= saeir, 92.22 ).

(c) Hence with nouns of more abstract meaning paragon (of), one noted (for): saoi aithrichce `a paragon of penance', AFM ii 1008.3 . sai brethemnais (Fintan), Fen. 98.19 . sai crabaid, 21 . sai gach dana, 20 . ? atá gné ar nach dáoi an dáoi rúadh | sáoi dhúadh é ┐ dáoi re dán, IGT Decl. ex. 1622 . ba sai ecnai, ba sai fhilidechta he (Dallán Forgaill), LB 238 c. 53 . sai eccna na nGaoidhel, Cog. 34.14 . sai enig ┐ engnama, Ann. Conn. 1251.6 . sai bfaitsine (Fintan), Fen. 98.23 . sai fesa, 23 . sai frecra . . . | soi gacha dala ar doman, 17 - 18 . sai legind, 19 . sai tredenais, 21 .

(d) With g s. of agent-nouns and other nouns indicating persons, etc. learned, expert, master or excellent, pre-eminent as under (b) and (c) supra: sáoi chinnfhedhna . . . do chendsugad a escarad an illustrious leader, ALC ii 272.5 . saí clerigh `learned cleric', BCC 106 (100.9) . fuireann d'ar saoithibh con excellent hounds, Oss. iv 22.6 . sói dhuine uassail an illustrious (learned?) gentleman, ALC ii 238.26 . S. súi epscoip, Gorm. June 26 . do rig ┐ epscop, ┐ aige rechta litre, ┐ suad (leg. suïd) filed forcan di cendaib forosna, Laws i 40.16 , QML xiii 8 . .i. in sui file da fursannadand . . . imad a sofesa . . . co ndenand rand can smuainedh, 42.35 Comm . ollam filed .i. sai filed, v 112.13 Comm . saoí fhir dhana, AFM iv 1206.17 . saoi fhir fhoghla, DDána 111.24 . saei gabonn a master smith, BCC 92 (86.13) . a shaoi leagha an leighis amhra (of Christ), DDána 13.5 . ollam suad saeir (= sairsi, 112.19 ), Laws v 92.22 .i. mad ollam ag a mbia saidecht na sairsi, 24 Comm . saí seanchadha, Leb. Cert. 236.16 .

(e) Similarly with nouns prec. by prepp.: sai mhna . . . ar gheanmnaigacht, Rawl. B 487, 11a21 . saoi ar eccna, ar chennsa, ┐ ar ailghine, AFM ii 1062.8 . amal asbert Fenius ba sai isna tri berlaibh, Auraic. 386 . ardshaoi Ereann i negna, AFM ii 818.11 . espoc ┐ sai a léighind, RC xviii 276.12 (Tig.). saoi lé deirc `a man distinguished for', AFM ii 1008.15 . ní saoi gach file lé fios, Studies 1924, 243 § 14 . Finn . . . fa hē in cūiged sái re gach sáircheird é he was one of the five masters in every excellent craft, Fianaig. 86.12 . adbur suadh re breithemhnus, AU ii 508.4 . sai re seinm, ALC ii 16.15 . slán dá saoithibh re héigse learned poets, Keat. Poems 16 .

In compds. suí- and súad-. With nouns. ¤abb learned abbot : robo suiabb (gloss on baí sab súithe cec dind), LU 659 ( ACC 26 ). ¤cheist: rí ó sloinntear gach saoicheisd abstruse question, DDána 25.13 . ¤epscop learned or pre-eminent bishop (?), Stud. Hib. xxviii 59-60 : docum Germain .i. saieascop na hEorpa uili, Lism. L. 212 . ? ¤gal: Dīa na ndúl dom dhīdin . . . | ar shāebhraidh, ar shúadghail (: úathmhair), ZCP x 348 § 9 . ¤liaig learned leech; master physician (?), Stud. Hib. xxviii 60 : corrancatar frisin suid-liag, Irish Texts i 10.27 . suag ogam (leg. suad-ogam), Auraic. 6149 , Studia Celtica Upsaliensia vi 179 . ¤ollam: oide suadhollamh bhfear bhFáil (Torna), TD 14.27 . ¤shoiscélaigid sage-evangelist: is ergna in súi ro siacht sliucht na cethri suishoscelaigthe, ACC 91 ( RC xx 270 ). With adj. derived from noun: an seancha suadhfhoclach, L. Cl. A. B. 37.10 .