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airdallad

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vn. of ar-dalla , act of blinding completely: is adaig do erdallud, LU 2449 . gabais buidre a cluasa / erdallad a rosc, Ériu xviii 16 § 21 and n.

ar-dalla

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v (dallaid) blinds: ar-da-dalla amail cēo, ZCP iv 243.22 ( Ériu iii 6.13 ). apair fris, ni aurdallat dāna sona . . . for lubra léim rich gifts must not blind him . . . as regards the poor (?), ZCP xi 94 § 31 . Cf. niba dallbrethach nid urdalla[t] dana nis n-urfaoma o beguib na moruibh, O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii 145b).

Vn. airdallad.

dall

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Forms: dáll, dald, dall, dull, dall, daill, dalla, daill, dalla, dullu, dulla, dallu, dalla, dailliu, daille, dall, daille

adj o-ā, often dáll, sometimes dald ; dall (: and) LL 52 a 4 f.b . d s. m. dull, dall (dáll), f. daill. n p. m. dalla (adj.), daill (subst.). a p. dalla (adj.) ; dullu, dulla, dallu ( LB 212 a 31 ), dalla (subst.)—COMP. dailliu, mod. daille. For etymology and Gaul. cognates, see Holder 1216 , Stud. Hib. xix 42 .

I (Totally) blind. dall .i. tall a talpa , O'Mulc. 343 . dall a talpa no disell .i. cen tsuile quia est sell .i. suil, Corm. Tr. 58 . haec talpa luch dall, Ir. Gl. 249 . mac dall, IT i 39. 14 , 21 . gur bhen a rusca dé gur roibhe dall, Cóir Anm. 29 . ┐ dall clairínech éisidhe, MacCarthy 408. 8 . innistear go raibe Isáac tré arsaidhacht dall, TSh. 258. 1 . ar mbeith dall dho, ib. 22. 31 ; 255. 12 . ní feas di í féin do bheith dall, ib. 258. 8 . amlaid rogénair side ó máthair ┐ sé dall, PH 2288 (cf. 811 ). guidis...coro ṡlánaiged a mac dall bodar amlabar, ib. 1319 . voc. a hídail daill amlabair cen guth cen lámu cen cossa, ib. 1367 (cf. 1294 ). pl. uair nachdat dee...acht hídail dalla amlabra, ib. 1141 .—cless dond cless dall cless néoin FB 24 (l. 24) ; cf. dall-chless. METAPH. dalla dagairle blind to good advice Tec. Corm. 16 (l. 68) . fégad cechaen uaib nárob dall ┐ narob baccach hé iar mbésaib, PH 4666. 4671 . osa dáll a chride berid diabul leis ina eolas fén he, ib. 7755 . is dall gan radharc me soillsig meólas, Midnight court 812 . Ignorant : dobhí sé dall aineolach i dteangaidh na tíre, Keat. i 42.60 . Unprofitable : gart dall, KMMisc. 174. 18 .

II Dark, gloomy : abardall .i. abditum et dall, O'Mulc. 7 (cf. abra .i. dorcha, O'Dav. 27 ). uch in adaig dorcha dall, Add. 30. 512 , 34 b ( ACL iii 233. 7 ). ifernn...dubh dall, Lib. Flav. ii 51 a 2 . 17 . fot aidche daille dube, LL 193 b 57 . i nEgept daill, SR (Greene) 3951 . daire dall, SR 6355 . ise sin gan diamair daill : domarbh Diarmaid mac Cerbhaill, SG 72. 25 . croithis dóib dairbre ndall, IT i 108. 4 . Cf. dallcheó a thick mist: ní ro ráthaighsiot ní lá dallciach na maidne muiche, AFM vi 1936.24 . ar snaidm a cor | in dallciach do chrích Mumon, Ériu iv 226.10 . buailis an curach dá ḟleisg dhraoidheachta gur ḟág fa dhallchiach é, Each. Iol. 43.16 . METAPH. obscure, difficult to read ; dull (in sound). bíodh a ḟios ag gach aon...gurab í cíall ḟíre na taoibhe daille so don taoibh amuigh don leabhar, ALC i 6 n. deilm dub dall, LL 143 b 28 . is dall erund mani écestar dún doléir, Ériu ii 104 § 14 . is d.¤ erunn a ḟis, 124 § 65 . ib. 122 § 62 . unjustified, false (of a charge) : dall adbur noferai formsa it is a false charge you bring against me RC xiv 243. 15 . Cf. dalltaidbsiu do dóinib, LL 123 a 11 .

III o, m. and ā, f. ( Laws i 124. 22 ). A blind person. hic cecus .a. um. dall, Ir. Gl. 623 . hic cecus dall, ib. 427 . im dingbail mic...di claim di chaich di daill di anbobracht, Laws i 124. 22 ; ib. 140. 5 f.b. buidir ┐ daill durscartad co fis a ndaille ┐ a mbuidre, ib. v 156, n. 5 . dligid dalla dídin ZCP vi 261. 11 f.b. luid dald arachenn Patraic, Trip. 132. 3 . conid don dúll dorala techt sis, IT i 39. 18 . deccra daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 372. 95 ( LL 158 a 48 ). bennachais in dall clarenech co mba slána a da ṡúil, Lat. Lives 86. 3 . nírab dall ic tuus daill, ACL iii 318. 12 (cf. LB 261 a 65 ). dall a cinn daill, Lib. Flav. ii 16 a 1 . 5 f.b. nóṡlánaigedh dulla ┐ claṁa ┐ bacacha, RC xxvii 302 § 76 . an dall, gnioṁa an daill, Eg. 142 p. 170 . isé dorat a rusca don dull, PH 2287 . doralatar dóib dá dhall ar or na sliged, ib. 4409 . atconnarcsa daill ┐ baccaig...do ṡlánugud dó, ib. 2182 . daill buidir ┐ baccaig, ib. 2491 ; cf. 4399 . 4414 . 4592 . roíccais clamu ┐ dallu, ib. 1357 . roairchis Ísu dona dallaib, ib. 4416 ; cf. 2270 . 2296 . 2591 . 4413 . 4532 . 4649 . hícc clam ┐ dall, ib. 1734 . comus ṡIánaigti dall, ib. 2088 . siubhalfaidh aṁail dallaibh, TSh. 255. 14 . amal dallu nád faicet ní, LB 212 a 31 . dáll, ib. 33 .—am dáll ruccad mesi I was born blind PH 2785 , cf. duine dorugadh na dhall, Donlevy 438. 17 . mar doleighis Críost an dall, TSh. 6. 26 .

LOC. Áth Ferta in Daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 308. 63 . rotadhaill...do thigh an filidh Muiredhaigh Lesa an Doill AFM iii 178. 16 .

IV Darkness, obscurity : ni fuille forru dall ná doirche, Laws ii 272. 13 . amail dobur ndubchiach nó amail dall fedha (sic leg.) i foghamhar, CCath. 5666 . doradtsat na naeiṁ...dall ciach ettorra ┐ in slogh, RC xxvii 298. 18 . la dall ciach na camháire, Hugh Roe 62 . amal phupall bís im dall, LL 52 a 51 . Cf. mod. dubh ┐ dall na hoidhche, Dinneen .

MOD. dall, adj. and subst.: tá sé nár bhfágaint dall he is leaving us as wise as we were Seanch. 35 . ba dhall ésin ara ngaedhlainn that man was ignorant of Irish. Compar. daille (pronounced duille).

eólaige

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n a guide: noch dobhí 'na eoluighe ag an muintir do ghabh Iosa, Acts i 16 (1681) . im ḟáidh nó im eólaidh, Hackett xxvi 128 . pl.: éoluighthe dalla a gcionn dall, Matthew xv 14 .

gnímrad

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n ā, f. Also o, m. coll. of 1 gním.

(a) In sg. and pl. deeds, acts, feats: (= ut peccata mea aire sechethar slichtu ar fédot i ndagnimrathib (sic leg.), Thes. ii 244.32 ( Cambr. 37c ). cura dichuirer mo pecda dom deggnimarthaibbonis factis deleam), Gild. Lor. 261 . dorigéni gnimrada gaile, TBC-LL¹ 1967 . Macgnimrada Conculaind (heading), 864 . nír' bo thualaing gnimrad míled do frecra, CCath. 329 . Cog. 160.21 . meisnech ocus morgnimrad maicne ... Domnaill, MR 244.17 . fon gnimrad ... dlegar díb, Laws i 106.31 . is díaisneisi a chumachta, ... ┐ a ghnimrad (of God), Ériu ii 140 § 151 . atlóch[a]tar duit-si ... th'uile gnīmradha, ZCP iv 241.6 . ingantaigit in popul gnímrada in druad, PH 1184 . nech rob intṡamlaigthe gnimartha re gnimaibh Ercail, BB 419b48 . fá a ngníomrad mestar mic rígh, O'Gr. Cat. 358.5. fear do-ghéanadh gníomhraidh ngloin, DDána 91 § 5 . tréna ghníomharthaibh ... abhus, TSh. 1141 . AFM iii 498.x . g s m. ac molad ... gnimraid in gille, TTebe 3750 . ar met a ... ṅgnimraid, Cog. 52.14 . g s f. (?) a laich ... gaiscid ┐ gnimartha, 52.5 . g p. (?) cend ... gaiscid ocus gnimrada, 166.7 . In cheville: gnimraid graid, SR 5135 . ni gniomradh gó, Leb. Gab.(i) 272.10 .

(b) labour, work: ni coir lais berrad nā fothruc[ud] ... nó nach gníomrad ale, Mon. Tall. § 55 . gosin lucht robhi re gnimrud and ... who were at work there, Aen. 2223 . cen ar, cen buain, cen tiradh, | cen gnimrad acht mad leighend, Fél. 188.8 . i n-aimsir gnimraid in work-time, Laws i 140.5 .

(c) In sg. and pl. work, production (= Lat. opus, opera): saethar ... do chaithimh fria gnímradh Idhul ┐ ainchreitmech, Marco P. § 1 . hidail dalla, ... gnímradai lamu (sic) dáine, PH 1142 . atloch[a]tar duit-si ... th'uile gnīmradha (= ... omnia opera tua), ZCP iv 241.6 .

(d) sporting, gambolling, play: co m-bói oc clesrad ocus oc espai ... O ra ḟorba tra in sindach a gnimrad, IT i 46.24 . gan gháire fa ghníomhradh leinb, Ériu viii 192.17 .

(e) exercising (horses): seal ar ghníomhradh ghreagh n-úaibhreach, Ériu ix 168 § 45 . gníomhradh each, TD 6.8 .

(f) Of the special function discharged by anything: in cuilen ... no go rogabaidh gnímraidh (i.e. till it is old enough to hunt), O'D. 439 ( H 3.17, c.338 ) = cuilen cen gním, Laws v 472.35 Comm. pl. ni dingnad si (i.e. an ghrian) na gniamarta teasbaid, ITS xiv 70.16 .

(g) Theological: a prayer containing a profession (= Lat. actum), Donlevy 256.5 .

míltóc

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Forms: mialtóg

n [ā, f.] (1 míl) a gnat, midge (?): co scuaibeobthar amal míltóga iat, PH 7525. mioltóg luath lonn, Irish Texts i 31 § 49 . mialtóg `a moth ', Eg. Gl. 417. a threoruighthe dalla sgagus an mhíoltóg, Matthew xxiii 24. In phr. míltóc lethair bat : chum na míoltóg leathair , Isaiah ii 20.

scacaid

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Forms: scacad, sgacadh

v (ON loan-word, Wortk. 148 , 189 ) strains, filters, sifts, purifies : athghlan, scag `refine, purge, strain', Eg. Gl. 34 . scag `strain thorow', 529 . sgactur do buain a sugha as, Rosa Angl. 296.23 . berbtur . . . ┐ sgagtur hi it should be boiled and strained, 86.18 . a thréoraidhthí dalla, sgagus an mhíoltóg ┐ shluigeas an cámhall, Matthew xxiii 24 . Fig. innus go sg[ag]adais na neoil an Firenach chuguinn sprinkle, shower, Smaointe B. Chr. 366 . sa bhráth sgagthar cionnta cáigh `the world's sins are sifted at Doom', Dán Dé xxxi 16 . do sgag-san é dá aindeoin `purified him (in) spite of himself' (of St Paul), vi 31 . scagfa mé amach as bhur measc na ceannairgthigh, Ezekiel xx 38 , cf. xxxvi 25 . Of language, literary works, etc.: ainm na mbearladh . . . as ar sgagadh an ghaoidheilge out of which Gaelic was sifted (selected), MS. Mat. 549.35 . mar do sgagadh le Pádraic (i.e. seanchus na hÉireann) `has been expurgated', Keat. i 82.20 . a scríbheann dá sgagtha leam if I were to examine, DDána 3.5 . briathra an sgrioptúir do sgag siad, 34.12 . tar éis an sgeoil do sgag mé `after my story', PBocht 7.22 . sgol sgagthair `scholars in training', Magauran 3634 .

Part. scactha: oighidh Taidhg dhuansgagtha Dhoill of the polished verse, DDána 115.4 . sgríobhtha go sgagtha sgrúduighthe, TSh. 718 , cf. 5250 . Of persons proved, tested : co raibhe sgagtha `durch . . . Prüfung', ZCP ii 352.7 . bheith sgagtha ó ghníomh is ó ghlór, DDána 3.12 . Caitir fhíona an ógh sgagtha `choice virgin', PBocht 14.5 . Verbal of necess. tabhair fós páipéar is peall | fám láimh ón sgagtha sgríbheann `whence writing is to percolate', Studies 1923, 597 § 4 .

Vn. scacad: sgacadh, Eg. Gl. 530 . uisgi eórna . . . arna sgagad strained barley-water, Rosa Angl. 86.2 . ag sgagad leanna, RC xiv 26.7 . Fig. madh ail leat do lochta fein do scagadh, ITS xxix 133.20 . lorcc na sein-leabar do lenmain go ham a sgagtha `till the time of their revision', BNnÉ 182 § 41 . d'eis a sgagtha do bhi an bhen | dalta mar í nior hoiledh trained (?), Irish Texts ii 109 § 49 . mairg chaitheas dlús re dhalta | . . . d'éis a dheaghsgagtha, DDána 104.1 . lionn ionnsgagaidh, IGT Verbs ex. 402 .

smérracht

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Forms: smérthacht, sméaracht, sméaradh

n Also smérthacht. groping, fumbling : sméaracht, sméaradh, etc., fingering, groping, feeling, handling , P. O'C. , who derives the word from méar. Cf. méaruigheacht, ZCP v 223.706 (Midn. Court). robai in ingen ac fega[d] na hoighi ┐ 'ga s-smerracht na gona doratad fair `staunching', Aen. 1715 . donímid s.¤ ar na balluibh amuil dalla, ┐ donímid s.¤ mar nach beidís súile aguinn, Isaiah lix 10 . sméarthachd, lámhagan, Eg. Gl. 528 . do níd smérthacht san meadhon láe amhuil ann san oidhche, Job v 14 . bíd ag sméarthacht annsa dorchadas, xii 25 .

1 taigid

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=toichid (vn. of do-saig)? pursuing, demanding, exacting: biaid t.¤ rig furri `a king's pursuit (?) will be on her,' BDD § 4 . M. ... do dul go Caisiol do th.¤ rathaigis for C. `to exact pledges,' CS 204.7 . Cf. perh. bodra forcidail | dalla taighedha, BB 64a7 = d. dagáirle, Tec. Corm. 16.68 .