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díalt, dealt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. díalt, dealt or dil.ie/15925

 

Forms: dealt, dialt, dialta, diailt, dealt, dialt, dialta, diailt, dialt, dí-alt

n u and o, n. n s. dealt, ACL i 160 . dialt n-etarléime, Auraic. 1802 . g s. dialta, Lec. 314 . diailt , Corm. Y 447 . d s. Auraic. 1953 , 5362 ? n pl. dealt, dialt, Corm. Y 447 . dialta, ib. diailt , ib. IT iii 7.6 . g pl. dialt, IT iii 10.12 . Analysed by the early glossators as dí-alt jointless , Auraic. 1417 . Corm. Y 447 .

Syllable, monosyllabic word: comrac didiu diailt fri dialt, is ē deach is laigem (sic leg.) the joining of one monosyllable with one other, that is the smallest verse-foot, Corm. Y 447 . recomarc . . . .i. dialt fri dialt, ut est Corb-mac, ib. it choic dialta fuilet a cloīnrē, amail rongab fianamailechar, ib. nach son oencongbalach do-chuissin is dealt a deach, ACL i 160 . fer . . . dialt a diach .i. son oencongbalach cen alt etir, Auraic. 1534 . fer-dialt masculine monosyllable , Auraic. 1828 . deimdialt neuter monosyllable , 1858 .

d.¤ n-etarléime

(a) unstressed syllable (prep. or particle) preceding a stressed word: e, es . . . sech fer a d.¤ n-e. e, es . . . sech fer is the d.¤ n-e.of fer, Auraic. 1803 .

(b) More precisely, in prosody an unstressed monosyllabic word separating two alliterating words, explained as: remshuidigud óenshillaibe eter da chomfhuaim fhidraid, Auraic. 5362 . d.¤ degléime, 2140 .