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ad-aig

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: a-tom-aig, a-tob-aich, a-tn-agat, adagar, adagatar, a-tn-aig, ad-aigtis, ad-n -agad, atagtha, a-tan-ebla, adeblad, adacht, adachtatár, atachtsat, adacht, adachta, at(n)aigid

v Usually given as compd. of aigid ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 451 ), but in conjunct position -aig only is found. Perh. orig. ad-aig, -aig, a verb of the type described GOI § 543 (a) (ro-cluinethar etc.). Hence ad-aig here with deut. forms only and without vn. In mid. Ir. very common with tautological inf. pron. 3 s.m. (atn-aig). See aigid.

Indic. pres. 3 s. a-tom-aig, Wb. 10d26 . a-tob-aich, 9c20 . 3 pl. a-tn-agat, TBFr. 273 . Pass. sg. adagar, BB 252b27 . Pl. adagatar, Críth G. 93 . Ipv. 2 s. a-tn-aig, TBC-I¹ 935 . Indic. impf. 3 pl. ad-aigtis, MR 256.24 . Subj. impf. 3 s. ad-n -agad, Laws v 466.5 . Pass. sg. atagtha, Ériu ii 122 § 63 . Fut. 3 s. a-tan-ebla, Sc.M² § 3 . 3 pl. adeblad, RC xxi 382.12 v.l. pret. 3 s. adacht, LL 4899 . 3 pl. adachtatár, LU 5344 . atachtsat, Leb. Gab.(i) 116.16 . Pass. sg. adacht, LL 13608 . Pl. adachta, Dinds. 128 ( RC xvi 80 ). Later as simple vb. at(n)aigid.

(a) drives, impels to (DO): cid atobaig dó `what impels you to it?' Wb. 19d10 . is foirbthetu hirisse attotaig do neoch dogní `we know it is perfection of faith that impels thee to what thou doest', 6c16 . cid atobaich cen dílgud cech ancridi dognethe frib `what impels you not to forgive every injury that may have been done to you?', 9c20 . dílmaine aisndísen atannaig[n]i do, Ml. 93d12 . ar is ainbfius ┐ seimple adidnuid do, Laws i 94.7 . adaig a mmairtorad do digh `the produce of the sea impels one to drink', Ériu xii 20 § 25 . atnaig G. dó assin tig G. drove him out of the house, LL 13590 . atnaig dó for teiched, 13610 . Of driving animals etc.: fer adaig secht mbu i tir a cheile, Laws iii 128.2 . fer idaig cethra . . . ina fér . . . amail bid a cethra fodesin adnagad ind, v 466.4 . at-nagar gamain istech die marbad, Ériu vii 198 § 6 . ad-nagar cæra histech, 199 § 7 = doberar, 6 §§ 6, 7 . atnaigset na huain . . . docum a mmaithrech, Lism. L. 86 . adnaig tar fot cruach i nardnimed `he brings him away over gory sod into a high sanctuary', Ériu xii 83.14 . adacht Laigniu he drove the Leinstermen before him, LL 4899 . a.¤ i tenid sets on fire : adachtatár in crích hi tenid, LU 5344 (TBC). Note also: atan-ebla i luim luaith who will reduce us to bare ashes, Sc.M² 3 . ? adadar (adagar v.l.) tene ind, Trip.² 605 . atasaigid hi tenid, Cymmr. xiv 114.13 .

(b) pushes, thrusts, places, puts: ataig in cendáil occo isin sudi faire he puts the head beside him, LU 9093 ( FB § 84 ). benais mír don staic . . . ┐ ataig . . . ina beol, MacCongl. 65.11 ( LB 217a28 ). atnaig in di oibill . . . isin tellach, adnaidh a formna re comlaidh in dorois, Aen. 2296 . roadnacht F. grainne n-oir fo slinnen [a maic], ZCP ii 134 § 4 (form influenced by ad-anaig). atnaig C. foí atherruch C. thrusts him under it again (of wrestling in water), LU 5232 (TBC) = TBC-I¹ 755 . ataig a bratt tairsiu a triur, IT ii2 210.65 . ce at agtha fo claideb `though they were put to the sword', Ériu ii 122 § 63 . atnaigh-sium a mher tharse plied his finger over it (of playing the harp), RC vi 183.15 . atagat láim tairsiu they ravage them LL 231b5 ( TTr. 1046 ). atagat . . . cath cróda they prosecute a valiant fight TFerbe 741 . atnaig a bendachtain for Jacob, LB 114a5 . a.¤ aithne (for) recognises: ad-n-aig Corpre Músc aithne conarb' é Mac Con 'Corpre Músc realized that it was not Mac Con', CMMucr. (CCA) 92 § 13 . atnaigh in ingen aichne fair, IT i 126.9 .

(c) inflicts, imposes on (FOR): ataigh Midir . . . tri plagha foraibh, BB 390a39 . ataig cummasc . . . forsna slúagu `he caused the slaughter of the hosts', TTr.² 1480 . atachtsat (.i. tucsat) doeire forra, Leb. Gab.(i) 116.16 . atnagar rátha ┐ nadmand tenna . . . for muintir C. fria comall, MacCongl. 23.3 . ataigtis ratha airib / secht n-airig ata inir, LL 2596 . cach nidnacul .i. adanaig fair in flaith, O'Curry 830 (H 3.18, 380b). attaig Moysi forro in dam orda . . . do merliugud M. obliges them to destroy (?) the golden calf, BB 241a47 = atnaig, LB 120a37 . YBL 291a27 .

(d) proffers, gives: tescaid . . . in clérech a lúdain de ┐ atnaig don filid, Fél. 70.9 . ataig in poíc di ar dig, LL 4598 = dorat ind póice dí ar dig, Ériu iv 102.2 . adnaig side grád don gilla, RC v 200 § 15 . atnagar biad doib, MR 10.12 . ataig cuit cach trir, LU 1816 . atnagar cennacht macraidi Ulad do Choin Chulaind, LU 10494 . atnaghar doib Cú na cles `C. is surrendered to them', Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.22 . adnaigh .i. tabairt nó tidlacad ut est atnaigh uait surrender it, O'Dav. 131 . Of giving a blow: ataig taithbéim dia claidiub dóib, LU 3264 ( SCC § 6 ). atnaig T. bulli do, LL 329a7 .

(e) carries, brings: ataig C. lais ina fúair d'ór, TFerbe 745 . atnaig corp a athar leiss, LU 2796 . atnagad leo cen fhis they take him with them, YBL 139a45 .

(f) raises, puts forth (cry, shout): atreset iarsin ┐ dobérat (atbelat, adeblad, addeablatt v.l. ) an óengáir eisib, RC xxi 382.12 and n. andar lat batar fir betha adaigdis breisim foé Ériu xii 178 § 7 . atnagat a ṅgol, TBFr. 273 . ataig a díchelta ass he gives forth his secrets, LU 4457 . atnaig a gloim n-archon for aird, LL 12897 .

(g) a.¤ mnaí takes a wife (cf. do-beir m.): atnaigh mnai an Dunchada `he married the wife of D.', TFrag. 56.9 .

(h) undertakes, sets about, begins (with oc and vn.): atnagait (leg. ata-agat, Stories from Táin) . . . oc imtrascrad they set to wrestling, LU 5230 (TBC). atagat (atberat v.l. Ériu iv 102.41 ) ca rád ra Níall / dul don tiprait . . ., LL 4604 . attaig Isac ac lamachtad a láimí, BB 236b18 . atnaig oc blassachtaig `he began smacking his lips', MacCongl. 47.12 . Note also: atnaig in druí . . . for imthecht, Metr. Dinds. iv 60.29 . adnaig for iarraidh A `he went in search of A', Aen. 2656 .

(i) goes, proceeds: atnaig Ethne fades, LU 4465 . adnaig remib co Mag nGlass he sets out at their head to Mag nGlass, Ériu v 236.64 . atnaig E. i cocud crúaid `E. departs to stern strife', Metr. Dinds. iv 68.129 . adnaigh 'san imruagadh `he betook himself to flight', Aen. 2846 . atnaig and lá n-óen i m-boith aroli meic lēgind he goes into the cell of a certain student, MacCongl. 53.21 . atnagat uile inna agaid fadeoig, RC v 199 § 8 . atnagat (do chuiriter v.l.) nói do chauradaib ina dochum dia marbad, Otia ii 86 § 4 . atnaigim isin cuchtair, MacCongl. 91.17 . ataigimm isin tech mor, z 0 . Impers. atnagar hi cend breithi do breith they proceed to judge, 21.13 .

bri(a)mon

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n in phr. b.¤ smet(h)rach (B. na f., formula). See neimthes, smetrach; b.¤ in this phr. expld. as word-feat : bri [.i.] briathar ┐ mon .i. cles (LL), RC xxvi 55 , Auraic. 1329 - 30 . Note also: brī cach n-ogus (see accais), ut est isna Brethuib Nemed: brimon smetrach, etc., Corm. Y 149 , Corm. 8.

bríathardae

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adj io, iā (bríathar) wordy; gramm. verbal: cles briatharda sin dognítis ind ḟilid (expl. of briamon smethrach, RC xxvi 24 ), LL 24449. ó cach tharmmorcnib ainmmdib ┐ briathardaib ┐ dobriathardaib, Sg. 43a5 . in drong briatharde `the verbal group', 159b5 . condatanman som dano briathardi, 188b3 . As subst. timmartae and amal inna briathardi riam gl. uerbalium regulam seruauit, Sg. 56b12 .

catt

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: cat, cat

n o, m (Lat. cattus) (a) cat : c.¤ ab eo quod est cattus , Corm. 10 . cat graece catos , O'Mulc. 211 . cat gl. murilegus, Ir. Gl. 499 . bla cat cuili, Laws iii 296.1 . cinmotha coin ┐ cata, i 46.24 Comm. c.¤ bec, LU 1705 . amal as dech téit c.¤ cróich `as a cat makes for cream(?)', TBC-LL² 1840 . Coirpri Cind cait .i. diarbo cenn ca[i]t .i. fuath . . . cait robhaí fora déa, Cóir Anm. 241 . srub chait . . . lasin Carpre (of same), IT iii 189.1 . a barr ḟeoir rossa / dar cossa cait, 93 § 140 . ro thinsat na cait (of preternatural cats), LU 8769 ( FB 57 ). cind chat forro (of Caitchinn), RC xxvi 138.4 . no gormadh . . . na conu ┐ na catu, Lism. L. 4081 . in c.¤ geal, LB 164 marg. inf. cuilén caitt kitten, ib. ionann dál do . . . ┐ don chat ris an luich (of devil and sinner), TSh. 2344 . In repertory of feats (of Cú Chulainn) cles caitt: corpchless ┐ cless caitt, LU 5970 (TBC). 8442 ( FB 30 ). In ogam: linnogam . . . C. (c) (river-name), Auraic. 5683 .

(b) vulva (?) ZCP xvi 278 : amal tēti bott tar c.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 2680 .

As n. pr. m. Scibor ┐ Ibor ┐ C.¤ , RC xi 452.150 . See Corp. Gen. Index.

Compds. With nouns: in catphiast mhor, Lism. L. 3802 = an cait-bhéist mór, BNnÉ 77 § 147 . ¤chenn. In n. pr.: Cairbre C., O'Rahilly, EIHM 159 . risna Caitchennaib Cat-heads , RC xxvi 138.11 .

claidbíne

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n little sword, dagger(?): claidbene gl. ensiculus, Sg. 49b19 . cetri claidbini cles nan / fil i cechtar a da lám, LU 4566 (TBC). rogabastar a ocht claidbíni ima arm dét ṅdrech-solus, 6426 (TBC). iarna tescudh dona claidbínib . . . ro batar for indell asa luiridh, LL 406a17 . cletine .i. leth-faobrach .i. claidhmíne no bedh fri cnis fri hairlech, O'Dav. 568 .

cleisín, clesán

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n (? cles ) small weapon : in clessín ingantach baí aice clettin Con Culaind, LL 9342 (TBC). ro fácus clesán Conrí / ar in fertán ac Senchai, Acall. 3943 .

cleittínech

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Forms: cletténech

adj o, ā (cleittíne). Earlier cletténech. Only in phr. cles c.¤ javelin-feat : cless cleténech, LU 10141 . cless cletenach, 5969 . cless clettinech, LL 9370 (TBC). Ériu iv 30.9 .

cles

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Forms: clius, -cliss, cleas, -a, cleasana

n u and o, n. and m. n s. (d s. ?) clius, Thes. ii 293.19 . a s. -cliss, LU 9105 , 9121 . cleas (g s. -a) m., IGT Decl. § 95 ( 127. 13 ). n p. cleasana, Eochairsg. 87.37 .

(a) feat; in pl. or collective sense, repertory or performance of feats (used particularly of the martial feats taught to Cú Chulainn and Fer Díad by Scáthach: see Heldensage 220 etc.): turim na cless inso sís. In t-ubullchless ┐ faeborcless ┐ fáencless ┐ cless cletenach . . . , LU 5969 ff. , 9288 ff., 10341 ff. bla clesamnaig c.¤ .i. slan donti eamnas na gō clis innairdi, no na hubla clis innairdi. Masa clesa neamaicbeile iat, Laws iii 284.19 ff. (i.e. the juggler is immune from payment for injury inflicted provided his feats are not dangerous ones). dirósced Cu Ch. diib uile ocon cliss ar áne ┐ athlaime, LU 10147 . bale i rrabe oc na clessaib, 8568 ( FB 43 ). ferr cach c.¤ cotlud, 8467 ( 32 ). conid c.¤ ┐ cluchi lim comrac fri óenfer, 8469 ( 32 ). nocon imberasom for Ultu a c.¤ sin dorísse, 5136 (TBC). fer rosasad . . . a cruth. a chumachta. a crúas. a chless, 4845 (TBC). luid do foglaim gaiscid ┐ chless la Scáthaig, 4835 (TBC). co cliuss nonbair for cach rind, 4848 (TBC). gora chloesetar a n-ilchless arda (sic leg. ?) ra tilib . . . na scíath cliss, 10537 - 8 . fobíth do deligthi ruind oc na clessaib cluchi (the boy-troop to Cú Chulaind), TBC-LL¹ 1140 . a ṅgaisceda tuc o Scáthaig Buanand, . . . cless Caitt ┐ cless Cuair ┐ ubullchless . . . , LL 12543 . firfaid findchlesa fri h-ultu errudu, YBL 181a6 . múin na huile chleasa dhó acht cleas an ghá builg amhain, RC xxix 136 § 52 . roimir c.¤ carpait furru con torchradar ua chosaib na n-ech, TTebe 2908 . cleasa ceoil feats of music, Aithd. D. 9.9 . d'eachaibh cuanna ar n-a gcaischleas `deft-stepping', Magauran 834 .

Cú na c.¤ sobriquet of Cú Chulainn: a Chú na cless cain, TBC-LL¹ 3952 . do Choin na c.¤ , MR 206.3 .

(b) Used also of weapons, instruments, etc. with which the feats were performed: carpat . . . co mórsaide do chlessaib cliss gascid, LL 13903 . ised is clesa aicbeili ann, cach c.¤ ara mbia rind no faebur, Laws iii 284.26 Comm. is annsin do cuireddar a clesa gaile ┐ gaisgidh a lamhaibh a ngilla, RC xi 30.6 (TBC).

(c) stratagem, proceeding; trick, wile : bái ac tur fhesa thall na thaigh / d'iarraidh chlesa dá chabhair, SG 28.z . do Mhlaise gan ceilg gan chleas, 21.y . ar cleasaibh na colla / dom chealccadh ón crábhadh, ZCP x 347 § 3 . do dhealbh . . . is cleas doiligh / fairge `hard the task', Dán Dé xxxi 5 . ní thuigid cách cleasa an domhain, 23 . guais liom lá na coinne / is cleas fán cóir dulann / do theach d'iadhadh oram 'tis a thing to provide against, viii 9 . adhlaicthear thú . . . / i n-uaigh chumhaing—cleas nar dhú (cheville), iii 26 . tre ríoghain na ccleas ccruthach `graceful-mannered', O'Hara 3278 . ar lorg an chleasa chéadna imitating the same proceeding, DDána 88.19 . an dream d'á ndeárnadh Hanon cleasana (referring to contumelious treatment of David's messengers by Hanon, 2 Kings ix 4 ), Eochairsg. 87.37 . Of magical feats, shape-shifting, etc. Forgull Monach . . . mon .i. cleas, ar [ba] fer cumachtach eissium, co téighedh a n-ilrechtaibh, Cóir Anm. 205 .

Attrib. g s. clis: .ix. n-ubla clis ┐ .ix. cletíne clis ┐ ix. scena clis, LU 8565 - 6 ( FB 42 ). a ocht scíathu cliss, 6430 (TBC). focheird chaer cliss ar chonair `a cunning ball', Metr. Dinds. iii 94.19 . is amhlaidh théid S. d'agallmha na ndee, ┐ clíabh clis fuithe magic(?), RC xxix 132 § 47 . imfuirmed a carpad clis itir a dā lāim, Ériu i 114 § 2 (`his palate-feat'). ba geis don lon chalma chlis `valourous', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 19 . an fhoireann chlis-se treacherous(?), cunning(?), Keat. Poems 1369 . For deil chlis, gábait clis see 2 deil, gábait.

Compds. With noun. re cles-fhaebraib Conain, MR 250.19 . With adj. in carpatsin cona chreit . . . chlesaird i.e. of a height suitable for the occupant to perform feats(?), TBC-I¹ 1970 . With adj. derived from noun. da chodnach cleas-armacha, MR 272.1 . cath-cuingid . . . cles-armach, 224.21 . an dias chrithreacha chleasneimhneacha of deadly feats, Cath MT 276 .

clesach

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adj o, ā ( cles )

I skilled in feats; in pejorative sense, wily, guileful, crafty: in gilla c.¤ sin (of Cú Chulainn), LU 8455 ( FB 31 ). belaig úathaig ochtclesaig, 10394 (rhet.). a bil-[l]aburthach il-ch.¤ il-bras (to the sinful soul), PH 8181 . in chenn (sic) cleasach, chosaidec . . . Tesifóne `tricky', MR 168.6 . bean nach cleasach cuing, O'Hara 3433 . tré chomhar-bháidh breitheamh mbreabóideach ┐ charad gcleasach gcealg-rúnach, TSh. 5413 . dá sleaghaibh fírneimhneacha .i. dá n-aimsighthibh ilchleasacha, 2614 . Compar. dirim is áilliu no is choemiu no is ilchlessachu andás, TFerbe 72 .

II As subst. beguiler, deceiver : Forgull Monach .i. cleasuch robhói, ab eo quod est mon .i. cleas, Cóir Anm. 205 . Forgall Monach . . . / cach clessach na chanad cheilg / manach sein sin Gaedilg, LL 18013 . trí fichit rigan go recht / . . . / doghninn a lesa uile / fa mé in c.¤ cluanuide, SG 105.13 . is lámh fa chraoibh nach cromann / bheith red chumann, a chleasaigh (to the world), DDána 4.5 .

clesaige

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n io, m. ( cles ) juggler, conjurer : cuislendaigh, clesaidhi claon, Petrie's Tara 125.2 . ar chionn chliar is chleasoigheadh, Ériu v 58.92 . clesaide maith mé . . . ┐ dá dtucthása cúig marga dam dogenainn cles duit, SG 284.y . chuimlios in clesaide luib íce don láim corbo slán i gcétóir í, 285.17 . tigcit clesuidhi . . . ┐ doníad innṡamail gréine ┐ esca, Maund. 206 . fir chlis ag na cleasaighibh, O'R. Poems 187 . cleasaidhe nō daoine siubhail (ioculator), Beatha S. F. 1190 .

clesamain

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n i, m. ( cles ) feat-performer(?): belend di chet clesamna, LU 10395 (rhet.). Cless ┐ Clissíne ┐ Clessamun (? leg. -amain) tri clessamnaig ind ríg, 7645 . i carput chaín chlessamna colgatchaín, LL 13904 (rhet.).

clesamnach

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adj (clesamain)

I o, ā feat-performing : in cur cetach clessamnach cathbuadach . . . Cuchulaind, TBC-LL¹ 3299 ( LL 10285 ).

II As subst. o, m. juggler, acrobat : cu[i]slennaig, cornairi, clesamnaig, Críth G. 590 . bla clesamnaig cles, .i. slan don ti eamnas na gō clis innairdi, Laws iii 284.19 . aes ciuil ┐ oirfidid, . . . cleasamnaig ┐ fuirseoire, v 108.22 . fer arbite do (leg. no) clesamnach, no nech bes cosmail, O'Curry 882 ( H 3.18, 395a ). daernemid tra . . . ┐ comhenechlann iad ┐ na pipairedha ┐ na clesamnaig ┐ na cornairedha, Manners and Customs iii 336 n. Cless ┐ Clissíne ┐ Clessamun tri clessamnaig ind ríg, LU 7645 . caniter drechta ┐ agat clesamnaig, 3242 ( SCC 3 ). asbert ind flaith . . . frisin clessamnach cotráncammár órbat mac bec ┐ ni ralá do cless n-airiut cosinnocht, 7561 ( BDD² 1173 ). cruitti, clíara, clesamnaig, SR 3420 . clessanaig, LL 3655 = clessamnaigh, Petrie's Tara 186 § 31 . clessamnaigh sceo ḟuirseoire / soinmech a ngradh ngloir `jugglers . . . pleasant their noisy calling', 179.22 . clesamnaig fri clesaib ┐ lúthléimendaib, Alex. 469 .

clesit

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n ( cles ): imbeir cóic deich ubull óir / ós c.¤ fora anóil, LU 3811 ( SCC 37 ) (`performs feats', SC Vocab.).

clesrad

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n o, m. ( cles )

(a) feat(s), trick(s): clesradh dognith forsna cairib / . . . / focerdagh find forsna duba / ba dub iarom, Anecd. i 57 § 59 . fer in chlesraid Cu Chulaind, LL 19720 . ar chomrac Con an chleasruigh, RC x 338.z . cuiris cleasradha ána . . . anaitheanta a n-airde . . . naro foglaim ic Sgathaigh, TBC St. 3096 . dias . . . / . . . / ba géire gaisge gona / cleasraígh aigh eagnomha, Hard. ii 184.4 . fledach ┐ c.¤ ┐ ceola, Marco P. 126 . dá ghrás cleasradh an Choimdheadh / [bláth is teasbhach] an talmhan, DDána 61.2 (`from His goodness comes God's handiwork', Ir. Monthly, 1922, 472 ). ó chleasradh na con, Ir. Syll. Poetry 61 § 11 . an cleasradh nó na cluicheadha nó an caitheamh aimsire, TSh. 4160 .

(b) By extension, weapons: focherdsetar a clesrada uathaib i llamaib a n-arad, TBC-LL¹ 3567 ( LL 10543 ). ra gab cách díb ac diburgun araile dina clesradaib sin (ref. to: a n-ocht clettíni ┐ a n-ocht cuilg ṅdét, etc.), 3560 ( 10536 ) (= dona cleasaibh sin, TBC St. 2928 ). at-chí . . . na clesradha ana ilardha tuc Fer Diad ar aird, ┐ do-gebha-sa na clesa ut, TBC St. 3088 .

(c) trickery, guile : ré cleasradh dáoineadh `the sleight of men', Ephesians iv 14 . túisge thréigfidh éisg an sruth, / . . . / ná thréigfidh an bhean a huaill / is gach cleasradh buan mar chleacht, Dánfhocail 83 .

(d) As quasi-vn. sporting, playing : co mbói oc c.¤ ┐ oc espai dona slogaib (of a pet fox), Lat. Lives 85.13 (variis lusit artibus). búi in drúth . . . oc clessaib for lár in taige, RC xiii 385.1 (cleasradh, v.l.). iar n-airbertnugud n-airm, iar c.¤ cloidib, Alex. 26 .

Compd. is daoirse chlóidh don chleasradhúir `the festive land', Aithd. D. 35.5 .

clestae

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adj io, iā ( cles ) wily(?), clever(?): tailc a tarrgraidh co ngním clesta, Anecd. i 64 § 131 .

clis

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x see cles .

clisid

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v ( cles ) performs feats; springs, leaps, starts : clisis iarom uasna huaitnib (of a cat), Anecd. i 57 § 53 . clissis Cú Ch. for rind in bera hísin, LU 5729 (TBC). no clistís errid Ulod for súanemnaib tarsnu on dorus diarailiu, 10138 . ro clissisit hisund eirrid aithi . . . im sciathu croda, BB 443a9 . ro clisseat co croda cruiseacha a corpaib caemcland, 432a13 . lingidh annsa loch . . . / nír chlis a thaobha re tuinn / nó gur bhris craobha an chaorthainn, Celtica ii 167 § 42 (tr. `did not fail against the wave'. Perh. no sooner did he touch the surface than he plucked a branch . . . ). ro clisestar a craide re grodbidgad na genidechta, MR 232.10 . clisedh in cú chuigi, 200.5 . roclisestar Congal fá na cathaib, 248.10 .

c.¤ (ar, tar) excels, surpasses; prevails over, brings down, brings to naught : mer ro-chlis ar sluagaib suilt, Stud. Hib. iv 68 § 40 . clisit tar caladhLaighnibh / cíndit tar cuanfatUltaibh, IT iii 91 § 131 . rochliss for Caissel (of attaining kingship), Rawl. 163b12 . terc aicci cara ar nach clis, Fen. 150.x . ingean Mhuireadha Meas fial-nar, / ca hadmad caem ar nar' chlis?, Ériu x 84 § 79 . cuirim suas don ghrádh / . . . / do chlis sé ar a lán, Dánta Gr. (1916) xiv 4 ( do bhris sé ar a lán, Dánta Gr. 90.4 ). do chleisfeadh oruinn, dar ttreigean ┐ dar léigean gan fios . . . , Luc. Fid. 5338 . For phr. clisid for anáil (análaib) see s.v. anál.

Note also: clisit curaid daig abtha, Anecd. i 14.16 (clisit cuirn arccoit abhthæ, v.l., SCano 481 `warriors perform feats', `silver horns leap (i.e. circulate swiftly'), note). eirr chain chumachtach . . . uas do chlíu nad chliss crichbrugi Macha, LL 14223 (rhet.). clisidh catha cruaidh-chleasa / cinidh ar a chomhaosaibh, CRR² 35 .

clius

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x see cles .

cluiche

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Last Revised: 2013

n io n. ? (cluiche ara-fuīretar fo mórslúagu dūlecha 'games which have been prepared for eager hosts' ZCP xlvii 55 ) (see Bergin, Ériu xii 205 n.1 ) game, play, sport (used both of athletic contests and of board-games); aigid, feraid, do-gní, imm-beir, -cuirethar c.¤ plays; very freq. of the celebration of commemorative games at an `ōenach': cluche n-óimin n-inmeldag / aigdit, Imr. Brain 41 (cluithe, v.l.). ferais cluichi la maca, Blathm. 102 § 40 . ni curtar ilach na gair cocluiche .i. golium cona c.¤ in tres bundsach `prattle(?) and playing', BCrólige 61 . ni fertar cluichi fair hi tig `no games are played in the house', ibid. fuil mic a cain cluithe `in lawful sport', Laws v 142.10 . monuar, a dhaoine maithe, / ba fearr a laithe cluithe, / mór liach Cionaedh mac Conaing, / hi lomaind do cum cuithe, AFM i 480.12 . c.¤ nō aonach, is dō is ainm nāsad, Corm. Y 796 . aenach . . . cia tiasa dia cluithi ind .i. do denam graithfne and, Laws v 484.y Comm. ferr c.¤ gairbe, / ferr grūad grīsadh a game is better than rough play(?), Anecd. iii 18.12 . cluchi ┐ céti ┐ ánius ┐ aibinnius (at an óenach), LU 3225 ( SCC 1 ). niro tairmesc a cluchi immi, 5008 (TBC). nín tairmesc día chluchiu, 1707 . conid cles ┐ cluchi lim comrac fri óenfer, 8469 ( FB 32 ). nimda sátech dom cluchi béos, 4996 . bīit trī chōecaid macc and . . . oca cluithi, TBC-I¹ 369 (oc cluchiu, LU). bāi C. . . . oc a cluichiu oc dul adochum in gillai, Ériu i 118 § 8 . baei Conairi a ceithri cairpthig i lLifiu occa cluichiu, BDD² 128 . agtair cluicheda ┐ ferthair graifni ind oenaig, LL 274a12 ( SG 416.3 ). radis in mac bec . . . ar co ndigsed dá chluchi do chluchemaig na Emna, TBC-LL¹ 878 . maccáem do thichtain in far cluchi can chur a faisma foraib, 908 . cluche ban Lagen (at Óenach Carmain), Metr. Dinds. iii 14.173 . i Muig Ḟind, ┐ ba sead on tir cluichi Aengusa ┐ Midir, Dinds. 79 . cluithe gl. iocus, Ir. Gl. 518 . dena c.¤ re do comais `play with', TTebe 3781 . ic imbirt cles ┐ cluithe ┐ iomána, TBC St. 770 . cluithchi fithli aga imirt acu, ZCP vi 44.17 . cluiche .i. imteacht, Lec. Gl. 288 (perh. a mistake for imirt, Stokes). an tan is caeine an cluiti is and dlegur a discur (prov.), Grail 226 . éanlámh don ch.¤ `the only player in the game', Content. xvi 125 . breith an ch.¤ `winning card' (Gloss.), xiv 55 . c.¤ .i. comhrac. cluithe .i. imirt no súgradh, O'Cl. óna huile chluichthibh díomháoine domhanda `playes', RSClára f. 116b . ag cur ch.¤ `whilst playing a game', ALC i 98.20 = AFM ii 988.16 . an cleasradh nó na cluicheadha nó an caitheamh aimsire, TSh. 4160 . bert chluichi a move in a game: tecascidsi beirt chluthi for a hathair and, LB 275b21 . beart cluiche ní dheachaidh dhe `never was any point in the game lost by him', O'Hara 1381 . Cf. batar ic imirt fichilli . . . beirt diarbo cluchi for M. a move owing to which the game went against M., Cog. 144.4 .

c.¤ caínte(ch) funeral games : ara nderntais . . . / c.¤ caíntech dia caíniod, Metr. Dinds. iv 150.44 ( LL 27812 ). fo ch.¤ Charmain cháintech, iii 24.304 . dorónta c.¤ chointe dó, TTr.² 1229 . ro haghadh a cepoc ┐ a cluichi caintech, RC xxiv 282 § 24 . na Greic do commorad cluichi chaintig i n-onoir . . . mic L., TTebe 2191 . Cf. láiset gair chaíne . . . / . . . / ro acht leo a cluchi cned, LL 26277 .

mag (in) c(h)luichi playing field : oc āine līathrōidi i maig in cluithi, TBC-I¹ 428 . i maig cluithi, 477 .

With various defining genitives: cluichi puill fognithi for faichthi na Emna, TBC-LL¹ 972 ( LL 8393 ). Téite . . . do dul ann (i.e. to Tráig Théite) . . . do ch.¤ thuinde co ro báidhed ann iat, Acall. 3824 (`a wave-game i.e. surf-riding', SG ii 200 - 201 ). cluichi disci . . . .i. cluichi méisi `the game of the discus', TTebe 2468 - 69 . c.¤ lúibe the name of some ball-game, taken to be hurling s.v. lúb q.v. and in CF² Gloss . but lúb may refer to a hoop through which the ball was driven, not to the club. Cf. Celtica viii 150 .

beirid (-cuirethar) c.¤ (AR, DO = DI ?) wins the game against: noco berad orm . . . / cluchi erail ar fidchill, LU 3974 ( SCC 45 ). nobered C. cluithi na nona for Illand (of fidchell), Anecd. i 11.26 ( SCano 358 ). bean mé ar ar cuireadh c.¤ , DDána 120.24 . do beredh [Laog] gac[h] re ccloic[h]e do (for, v.l.) Coin Culainn, TBC St. 1622 .

Legal. col cluichi (colchluiche?) foul play, breach of rules of play : ataitt ceithre col cluithi la feinee (sic), uatha fri hilar, ┐ cros diubrucad ┐ taithe tuilche, ┐ bundsach in airecht, O'Curry 2376 ( Eg. 88, 29 ). fiach fiancluiche . . . fiach cola cluichi `fine for fair-play . . . fine for foul-play', Laws iii 258.19 , 21 Comm. fiach col cluithe, O'Curry 2377 ( Eg. 88, 29 ). Cf. bad c[h]ert do chluichiu frim, TBC-I¹ 750 . muindtir rig . . . ac fromad a nirt is éric cola cluithi uaithib, O'D. 1568 ( H 5.15, p. 4 ) (in the case of an injured animal). See fían-, medón-, col-.

(b) jest, sport : a denam ar daigin c.¤ for sport, Laws iii 250.14 Comm. `tabraidh dantmír dó' or fer dubh docluiche (leg. do ch.¤ in sport, by way of a jest), ZCP i 464.z (`evil-jesting', Meyer). ? c.¤ gu bás Bríain Banda / loisgthi as marbtha is madmanda, IGT Decl. ex. 1145 .

(c) feats of strength, feats of arms : immacomarnaic dó ┐ don scál. Tresi cluchi ind athig, LU 8538 ( FB 39 ). tiagam far cluchi inn átha, TBC-LL¹ 3763 . ro thuairc cach a chéile combó derg ind aband dib. Fortressiu iarum a chluchi in Chonaill, LL 13511 .

c.¤ ind ríg the name of some epidemic : cluichi an Rig a nErinn uli . . . ┐ Risderd Sabais d'ec de, Ann. Conn. 1361.6 . c.¤ in righ do beith co tiugh isin bliadhain sin i n-Erinn, AU ii 512.9 . Cormac . . . do dhul d'eg do c.¤ in righ, Aedh . . . don plaidh cetna, 540.5 . See Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 178 .

As quasi-vn. catt bec boí forsind lár oc cluchiu, LU 1705 . luid-seom . . . do chluchi frisna gillu isin léna, Fing. R. 427 . fecht . . . do P. ic cluithiu itir a comaistiu ludebat, Lat. Lives 46.3 . ? gabaidh C. for eiliugud Mic Coisi, ┐ a chluiche (cluithe, MS.) ime, ZCP viii 559.16 (? leg. ┐ ic c.¤ ). acc c.¤ ┐ acc fanamhatt impaibh, AFM vi 2324.10 .

? cluichi ar chaill, LL 27427 (= Clochar nGuill, Metr. Dinds. iii 306.32 ). sin an chéad lá do sgaoileadh / fuireann d'ar saoithibh con a gcluithche `in the chase', Oss. iv 22.6 .

Compd. ¤-mag playing-field : adell C. laiss iarom a cluchemag, LU 4981 . laa dó . . . isin chluichimaig oc immáin, Fing. R. 334 . bui-sium ara clesaib cluithemuige co dered laei, TMoméra 156.4 .

cocless

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adj ( cles ) `performing feats together', Triads 125 , cf. comchliss.

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