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airlithir

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v (cf. 1 airle)

(a) advises, counsels: is he nodairlestar ar a gais it was he gave advice on account of his wisdom, Ériu iii 140.158 (= conid he roscobair tria gaes, Cymmr. xiv 116 § 17 ). dilmuin do boethuib nad nairliut gaith fools whom the wise do not advise are exempt, Laws ii 82.7 = na nairliter, O'Curry 684 (H. 3.18 p. 333). Cf. airlethfimne na hóga .i. do ghéunam leathnughadh no comhairliughadh ar na laochaibh, O'Cl. (airle). With prep. DO: is and airlestar Eithne . . . dia haitib dul doib . . . advised her fosterers, Ériu iii 140.156 (= dobreth E. iarsin comairle dia meithre, Cymmr. xiv 116 § 17 ). ? táet Lugaid chuci or Ailill ┐ ara n-airlathar dó in n-ingin and let him advise him [to accept] the girl(?), LU 5864 = taet L. chuci or siat, ┐ aranarlathar, ZCP ix 154.22 (see ad-gládathar).

(b) consults, asks advice of: airliter cumni cóich comarbai cré, LU 3474 ( SCC² § 25 `let memories be consulted to learn to which heir the land belongs'). collaa dún . . . issa ndúnad co n-airlither (.i. co n-iarfaigea) Lugaid mac Nóiss, 5991 ( TBC-I¹ 1523 ). is imbe rotairles sech na ridiribh eile, Grail 2846 . deliberates, considers: mani airlestar, TBC-I¹ 74 (`if heed is not taken of him', Faraday 5 ).

(c) takes a resolution, resolves, determines: roairlesatar Connachta . . . techtaireda ūaidib, TBC-I¹ 3098 . ? In cheville: arnamāirech doibh / for muir miadh (= mad?) airleth (: bairgedh), ZCP x 344 § 12 . tiucfa la Flann Cinach / a coimpert madh airledh (: bairgen) well has it been decided(?), § 21 . ro-airliset īerom Connachtae i comairle cid di-gēndais 'the Connachtmen then decided in council what they should do', BDC 122.282 .

(d) looks after, sees to: arndip maith nairlethar a muintir `that he care well for his household', Wb. 28b32 . nipa díless duit an í hi tái mani cáinairlither gl. si permanseris in bonitate, 5b38 . Note also: airlethar no móras gl. sed quem Dominus commendat, 17b22 (wrong interpretation of commendat?).

(e) arranges, regulates: arlifimni na hócu chena conná gébat forsin tslóg (of the Galióin), LU 4648 ( TBC-I¹ 187 ). ? dia ard airlathar / aingel indrechta, 1156 (ACC). is and ro airled ri ┐ aithech here (i.e. in the Senchas Mór) was fixed (the difference between) king and serf, ZCP xvi 175 § 2 ( Laws i 40 ). is and ro-airled dire cáich fo miad, § 3 (ib.). is i Senchas Mor ro-airletha na cetheora cána, 176 § 6 . it teora eirce airliter, Laws iii 26.17 .i. erluaidhter na teora eirce, 25 Comm. slicht eitgedh airligter, 536.3 .i. eraluaiter aisneis na eirci, z Comm. ? ni ragaid mani deib cumachtachaib / arlidir crib coternam, LL 1620 = manab dib cumachta clanntar / crib airlither cat .i. munab cumachtach sibh ar erluadh no ar urfoichill catha do cor co crib no . . . biodh urfoichill chatha co luath libh, Leb. Gab.(i) 254.7 = ni raghadh muna deibh clandtar cirb airligther cath, BB 40a54 . prescribes, decrees: bailechro a n-ifernd ro-n-airlestar Dia fri pianadh na pecdhach `which God has designed', Ériu ii 132 § 108 . nad inand airlither Dīa do gach dāen, Anecd. v 23.2 .

Note also: conidnarlaid (.i. co roairlestar) síth iar sáeth, Thes. ii 332.17 .

amail, amal

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Forms: amail, amal, amál, amail, amaltsa, amlut

Prep. and conj. like, as . Unstressed form of d s. of 1 samail ( GOI § 178 , § 826 . But rhymes and alliterates in classical verse, e.g. IGT Decl. ex. 607 ). As a rule contracted to am̄ in MSS. Archaic amail ( GOI § 168 ) ( Wb. 21c10 , 22c14 , both a prima manu, Críth G. 461 , Hib. Min. 188 ). Usual form in O. Ir. glosses amal ( Wb. 6a30 , 10c12 , Ml. 107c8 , Sg. 217a8 . amál, Thes. i 5.37 ). In later lang. amail. Leniting ( amal chlanda, Ml. 123c8 . amal chon-degam, 107c8 ). Glosses Lat. quasi, Wb. 11a11 , Sg. 9b11 , etc.; sicut, Wb. 2a11 , 6a30 , 14c17 , Ml. 34b6 , etc.; tamquam, Wb. 9a3 , etc.; uelut, Ml. 23c9 ; ut, Wb. 10d19 , 22c14 , Ml. 54a21 .

I As prep. with accus. For forms with suff. pron. see 2 samail. Note also: amaltsa, IT i 72.35 = amal tussu, 18 . amlut, TBC(C) 575 . Later somet. with independent pron.: amal tussu (supra), amhail é, DDána 116.5 . Eventually replaced by mar (see immar): amar (amal, v.l.), TTebe 929 . Cf. amair, Laws ii 202.9 Comm. See Bergin, Ériu xiv 142 . like, as, similar to: amal tuthle no ailsin gl. ut cancer, Wb. 30b13 . ní amal inní asóircc gl. non quasi aërem uerberans, 11a11 . amal nahí nadchrenat gl. tamquam non possedentes, 10b7 . amal in n-altain gl. sicut rasorium, Ml. 72b8 . amal in lochairnn ṅaḟfracdai gl. quasi lanterna, Sg. 24a16 . amal inna anman asrubartmar `like the nouns', 188a29 . amal na heliu, 9b2 . amál chócúll dercon no chno, Thes. i 5.37 . amal nathracha bodra sicut , 485.19 ( Tur. 11 ). amal airig ndésa, Críth G. 367 . intan mbete renna nime amail éscai ┐ éscai amail gréin, Ériu ii 200.18 . amal firu cathacha, Trip.² 803 . feil . . . docuiridar echdar corgus . . . amail chaindech `the feast of a saint that falls outside Lent, as for instance Cainnech's', Mon. Tall. 135.2 (§ 22) . amhuil a cinaidh féin `like his own crime', Laws iv 88.8 Comm. nocha tánic amail a samla . . . nocha tánic . . . buiden amail a lethide, Celt. Rev. ii 220.26 (omission before first amail?). amal aig n-allaid, TTebe 1881 . amhail gach nduine oile, TSh. 254 . With dat. amal ruithnib grene, TBFr. p. 15 § 3 . amhail cherdcadaiph, BNnÉ 71 § 123 .

In phr. amal sin, so, ṡodain thus, so, in that case see 1 sin, 1 so, 1 suide.

II As conj., freq. but not invariably with follg. nasalizing rel. clause ( GOI § 498 , § 505 ).

(a) As comparative conj. with verb in indic. as, like as: amal ṅguidess athir a macc gl. tamquam pater filios deprecantes, Wb. 24d19 . amal fondrodil in coimdiu do chách gl. sicut diuisit Dominus, 10a11 . amal nonda thorisse frissintectairecht gl. tamquam misericordiam consecutus sum, 10a28 . amal nát anse dúib, 17c11 . amal arindchrin dǽ ┐ asindbail gl. uice fumi, Ml. 57a10 . amal nach fuar fessin inneuch, 57d3 . amal as toísegiu grián . . . ┐ is laithe foilsigedar . . . sic is toissigiu, etc., 85b11 . amal as inna ngnimae gl. ut a sé profecto iure factorum, 17b3 . amal is na nassar gl. sicut Assiriorum, 54a22 . amal ṅ-dond-foirde ainmm `as a noun signifies it', Sg. 26b12 . amal addaas `as it is', Ériu ii 144 § 159 . amal as n-airdirc clearly, Trip.² 2066 . ro chí fora muime amal is bés do naídenaib, 115 . amail nach dentar dia domnaich `just as such things are not done on a Sunday', Mon. Tall. 148.3 (§ 55) . amail bis mes in feóir in ḟamfucht (sic) fa i ngemfucht `according to the appraisement of the grass in the hot or in the cold season', Laws iv 146.15 Comm. dligidh . . . / a bhrondadh amhail chuinghes, ZCP viii 109.13 . dobérthar . . . dia tuca tinnscra amal asbérthar, TBFr. 177 . as-bert in so huile amal rom-múin dó in fer, BDD² 168 . amail indises canóin, ZCP viii 114.2 . amail ba bes di . . . `as was her wont', RC vi 175.1 . amhail thógaibhthear an cháith uas an ghrán, Desid. 2918 . In later lang. combined with ┐, mar: amhuil ┐ chromas an géadh a cheann, Desid. 1923 . amhail mar stiúrionn ┐ mar oibrighionn siad, Corp. Astron. xxiv 10 . amhail ┐ mar atá, 2.7 . amhail mar do rinne Iudas, Donlevy 254.13 .

Folld. by second member of comparison (as . . . so): amal nondubcairimse carad cách uaibsi alaile gl. eandem caritatem habentes, Wb. 23c12 . amal nád robe . . . ní bia, 1d2 . amal as corp do crist æclesia is corp mulier uiro , 22c13 . amal as ndian . . . mbis is denithir sin . . ., Ml. 57c12 . amal durigni . . . dogena . . . `as He has done . . . so also will He do', 50d10 . amal fōides in naingel . . . doróiter dún . . . `as he sent the angel . . . may he be sent to us,' Thes. ii 304.1 (Hy. i). amal soite a shlúaig úad soid a grád ┐ a gráin for cúlu, ZCP xi 86 § 45 . With follg. clause introduced by an adv. (samlaid, etc.): amal nadngaib lius di suidiu is samlid insin nisgaib som lius di . . . , Ml. 34b6 . amal rombói ingnae cáich is samlid . . ., 26b8 . amal fongníter ídil síc fogníther donaib ánib, Wb. 27b9 . amál nád ṅdéni neutur dindí as tiberis . . . síc ní déni, Sg. 63a17 . amuil is etarbach grech na cno faisi cen torad aici is amlaidh is etarbach na neiche sin do denam, Laws iv 36.17 Comm. amal do-rala . . . thall . . . is amlaid do-rala sund, PH 146 . amail adcondarcais misi co granna . . . ar tús ┐ alaind fadeoid, is amlaid sin in flaithius, RC xxiv 200.17 . amail teit . . . is amhlaidh sidhe as . . . so, Stair Erc. 499 . amal is e cet lá na sechtmaine in domnach . . . is amal-sin . . . is e is ochtmad lá . . ., PH 3585 . After compar.: is mesu andas amuil robui, Laws iv 156.12 Comm. do badh líonmhaire da n-édálaibh . . . inás amhail ro fhédsat a ttiomáin, Hugh Roe 88.8 (fo. 23b) . bá moa a n ainm ┐ a n oirdearcus inas amhail tangattar, AFM v 1848.z .

In PH with ellipse of verb. (cf. the Lat. construction): co mbí in t-í dobeir hí i n-a shímontaig amal in t-í gabus, 7595 . do thabairt ascad amal rig do as (on) a king, 2838 . fofhuaras duine amal mo chride a man after my own heart, 6479 . Prob. also in: me-si tra amal mo brathri tindnacimm mo chorp . . ., 6640 . Note also: amal alanaile ndoine gl. ut caeterorum, Ml. 54a21 , a literal transl. of the Lat.

(b) With impf. subj. in meaning as if, as though (in this constr. not as a rule followed by rel. clause, see OIPG 209 ): ro pridchad dúib céssad Críst amal ad-cethe `Christ's passion has been preached to you as though it were seen', Wb. 19b6 . is amal bid fri Crist frisorthe `it is as though ye offended against Christ', 10c12 . amal ninfessed cách et ronfitir calléic gl. sicut qui ignoti et cognoti, 16a2 . amal ni bimmis cutrummi frib gl. quasi non pertinguentes, 17b16 . amal ni cuimsimmis a denum gl. quasi [nos] infirmi fuerimus in hac parte, 17c18 . amal ni risinse do bar cosc si gl. tamquam non uenturus sim ad uos, 9a19 . amal nombemmis érchóilti gl. tamquam morti destinatos, 9a3 . amal fid a fondamtis gl. quasi longam famem passi `as (though) it were when they suffered', Ml. 34b11 . amal bid do íc a galair gl. velut in doloris solacium, 23c9 . amal bid ind aimsir feisin, Sg. 188a26 . amal ni bed ad and, 217a8 . amal bith do chonsain, amal as ṅ-dí `as though it were to a consonant, (or) as it is to it', 9b11 . amal bid oc caíned in guḟorgaill, Trip.² 87 . no lastais in aidche amal betis ruithni gréni, TBFr. 27 . amal ní acced is ní cloath ní `as if he saw not and heard not anything', Ériu iii 104 § 40 . amhoil búdh fear fiadhoigh thú, Desid. 3183 . With condit.: amhail do bhiadh gráin . . . aca air, TSh. 4255 . Later a.¤ ┐: amhuil ┐ do bheith riachtanas aguinne réna seirbhís, Desid. 5244 . The following may be elliptical, but could also be referred to I: otconnairc a gnúis amal aingel as (though it had been that of) an angel, PH 1313 . ni hairmither amal duin-orcuin do sin it is not counted as manslaughter, 4208 . atchīam-ne tú amail catharda díless hi neim, BColm. 106.6 . amal tofunn dotṡéstae as though it were a pursuit wherewith thou wert pursued, Ériu i 200 § 25 (supply bid?).

(c) As temporal conj. expressing simultaneousness, while, when: amal immind-ráitset con-accatar F. cuccu `as they were talking about it they saw F. coming towards them', Thes. ii 241.11 (Ardm.). amal batar ann . . . co n-accatar in tene, Trip.² 445 . amail notreigtis addurtaig `when they left the oratory', Mon. Tall. 132.12 (§ 12) . amal atib in dig nirbo chumain laiss F., LU 4030 ( SCC 48 ). amal batar and . . . ico'n ol, PH 76 . amal itcualae . . . H. . . . . a beth i n-oentuma, 834 .

(d) As explicative conj. with adverbial force how, in what state, manner; how in sense of (the fact) that: bá foderc dó . . . amal ro both and how things were there, LU 8219 ( FB 16 ). a scrutan i n-a menmain amal doragad airi, 8223 (17). ni chumaic . . . innisin inna n-airecht sin amal itát what they are like, 1997 ( FA 6 ). indēsad dáib madh āil libh / amhail fūaradar oidhidh how they died, ZCP viii 119 § 1 . atchifet amal digeltar forru, PH 2806 . tabhair an taiplis don tigh / gu faicmis amhail imrid, IGT Decl. ex. 607 . do ordaigh Tairrdelbach . . . do lucht túaisceirt amal no raghdais dia taig, RC xviii 55.1 (Tig.). ro indis in echtra ┐ amail dochuadar for iar[r]aid usci, xxiv 202.4 . innister dó amhail ro escain Espuc E. . . . in fled, MR 24.18 .

(e) Doubtfully causal in: amal is i lóu bad sochrud ar n-imthecht gl. sicut in die honeste ambulemus 'since it is in the day', Wb. 6a30 . amal is tre bar tabirtsi dochum nirisse gl. sicut et uos nostra (gloria) . . ., 14c17 . In both cases the use of amal is no doubt due to the Lat. sicut. Possibly also: amail is tre metur ro cet in chantaice, Hib. Min. 6.188 .

Miswritten (am̄) for amlaid (aml—) in: is amal ro-batar in corp ┐ in cend oc tepersain fola, PH 1881 . is amal bói I. oc ernaigthi, 2202 . is amal fo-s-gébtái it é eroslacthi, 3753 .

In IGT Introd. 2.14 , 33.6 in phrase samhlughadh amhuil of adjectives in -amuil derived from nouns.

catharda

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Forms: caitherda

(1 cathair) also caitherda. caitheardha ┐ cat[h]ardha c.¤ d'úaithne, Bard. Synt. Tr. 233.15 .

I As adj. civil, urbane : rún cathardha, TD 22a . 28 . Gaoidhil na ngníomh gcathardha, 16.3 . teglach catharrdha mo mheic, Duan. F. i 73.30 . In Cath Cathardha Bellum Civile, CCath. p. 2 nír cath catharrda coruigi e (prov.), ZCP vi 43.8 . Of buildings splendid, stately : cathair catharrdha conaich, ZCP vi 72.24 . is c. relic no uasal gl. ruamda relic, Fél.² lxxi n. 16 . Cathair chathardha Chröoinn, TD 28.15 . ráth na mbeann gcathardha, 27.8 . i n-a prīmh-egluiss chatharrdha `splendid', Fl. Earls 244.31 . ? Cf. airc c.¤ in choimded, YBL 169a18 .

As alliterating adj. in vague sense (cf. 1 cath, cathar, ferda): sluaigh catharrdha cruadhcomlannacha warlike , Stair Erc. 2173 . Conn cathardha cetchathach, Duan. F. i 86.28 . lán . . . / . . . do cheinnbheartaibh cathardha (of stronghold), DDána 85.38 . Note also: brisfitt mo chāin catharrdha monastic(?), Misc. Hag. Hib. 123.14 . goirmaoid Eagluis vilidhe nó chatharrdha dhí `Universal', Carswell 124.8 .

II As subst. [io, m.] citizen : athair na c.¤ gl. pater civium (Patricius), IT i 17.28 . fri cathardu ┐ eclaisi domiditer luicc (`cities'), Fél. 2.8 . atchíam-ne tú amail c.¤ díless hi neim (of St Colmán), BColm. 106.7 . c.¤ in baile, PH 7221 . a cathardha inmaine, CCath. 3674 .

1 derb

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I As adj. o, ā. sure, certain, fixed, determinate: nipi fírd.¤ a n-adchither tri themel, Wb. 12c12 . ni ssluindi . . . aimsir deirb, Sg. 66b18 . do slund aimsire deirbbæ, 15 . dofoirṅde persain deirb a determinate person, 72a1 . nídad fessa ┐ nídad derba scela ┐ senchasa fher nErenn conigi Cimbaeth, MacCarthy 280.27 ( BB 9b21 ). bás d.¤ aimser inderb, LL 371a12 . gnim d.¤ a certain fact, Metr. Dinds. iii 376.6 . dá bráthair derbha `two own brothers' (= dá derbráthair), CCath. 2050 . Sure, steady, firm: hi tempul d.¤ dímais, Fél. Feb. 2 . Of persons: Findlug d.¤ , ib. Jan. 3 . Compar. indad fil slondudh bas derbu have you any more exact appellation? TBC-I¹ 1120(LU). With cop. in asseverations, absol. or folld. by clause (generally direct): is d.¤ is fír on, Wb. 25d10 . is d.¤ ni biaidh ith i n-úir, ZCP viii 111.25 . is d.¤ nacha-t-acut, PH 4663 . With cop. omitted: dearbh as misi Suibhne, BS 38.17 . d.¤ na celtar in comlund, LL 199b10 (Met. Dinds. iv 24.22). is d.¤ limm I am (feel) sure , gl. spero, Wb. 14c13 . is d.¤ linn nonsoírfea, 24c18 . ní d.¤ linn . . . in senchas we are not certain as to the story, Ml. 52 . gur dhearbh leis buaidh do bhreith he felt sure of winning, TSh. 42 . is dearbh dhó bheith saor he is sure to be free, 8154 .

Adv. in deurb (gl. inquam used in asreveration), Ml. 18d25 , 70b2 . co d.¤ , CRR 5 .

Frequent in chevilles, with or without cop.: is d.¤ de, SR 159 . d.¤ la cach, 4889 . dearbh dhuibh, Keat. ii 440 .

II As subst. (cf. ar d.¤ gl. pro certo, Ml. 39b4 ): ata a dherbh agad nach foil trócairi fád choinne thou knowest for certain, Mac Aingil 69.6 . ni thsailim ach ag Dia a derbh | an téid oinmid a n-ifern only God knows, B. Fermoy (23 E 29) 117.23 . a n-aiccenta ┐ a nderbha their natures and characteristics, CCath. 4631 .

Compds. Used largely to form compds. of more or less stable nature.

(a) With adjs. surely, really, truly, or as mere intens. prefix: ¤deimin downright certain, CCath. 4822 . ¤dethidech circumspect: ó duthrachtaib dilsi . . . derbhdeithidecha Domnaill, MR 300.18 . Dia -dil, SR 1502 . ¤dub pitch-black , Rawl. 78b4 . ¤glan (of the Trinity), SR 7570 . ¤irisside: roba deirbhirisidhe dia thuistidhibh truly faithful, attached , Hugh Roe 4.14 (fol. 1a) . fálti -thairisi, Rawl. B 512 111a .

(b) With substantives sure, certain, reliable; genuine; own, special; freq. with words denoting kindred, etc. , with which it forms stable compds. (treated below as distinct words). ¤ḟis scéoil sure tidings, SR 1958 . ba -rēt a certainty , 2270 . in -chlann . . . is diless do Patraic, Trip. 68.9 ( Trip.² 717 ). ni gnáth -gul gan dérguba genuine grief, MR 238.21 .

With vbs. in sense of adv. really, actually: ro -dilod, Laws i 94.5 (etym. gl. on dia nderlaither, 90.z ). anī deirbcennaiges budēin 'which he "certainly purchases" himself', CB 176 § 55 gl. 3 .

1 díles

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Forms: dílsi, -e, dísle, disliu, dilsim

adj o,ā (pl. dílsi, -e, dísle) (dí- + les). Also dílis (somet. = -ius). Lit. `excluded from remedy' (see Críth G. pp. 83 - 84 ).

I Legal senses.

(a) forfeited to (DO); given over (to), set apart (for); belonging by imprescriptible right, not subject to claim: diles tochur do fir puirt `what is cast ashore is the property of the owner of the shore', Laws iii 424.13 . Cf. murchuirthe dílse, Tec. Corm. § 1.27 . dilis do ceilib ┐ dia comorbuib seoit turcluide . . . acht frisḟognat a flaithe, Laws ii 262.1 . is dilus trian na set iar necaibh na flatha don ceili a third of the `seoit' become the property of the client, 14 . it dilsi dō seoit a mec (of the father of a `mac ingor'), iii 58.3 . fer fodgaib frith mbech hi rud . . . is diles do suidiu, `it is his own lawful property', iv 194.25 . a leath naill is diles (i.e. when a fraudulent contract has been knowingly entered into), iii 6.26 . ní diles ni do berar ar uathbas, iv 268.25 . ni dileas ni gen airilliud without something in return (?), 58.1 . secht taburta la Feine . . . ata dilsim . . . duas teachta do file which are most usually beyond recall (?), 212.2 and 17 Comm. is dilis cia tartaigtar doib i n-a coibce is theirs by right (of women whose marriage has been dissolved), 292.18 . Also in non-legal texts: in Bethfáge . . . bale bec . . . d.¤ do gres do shacartaib (viculus sacerdotum), PH 4426 . na drochdóine atta dílsi dá cech ulc given over to, 4191 . saoilter le gach gadaidhe | nach dilios nech sa cruine, ZCP i 121.17 . Used attributively of landed property: tucsat Túath Dé, digraiss deilm, | ferand d.¤ ar degseinm `land in fee', Metr. Dinds. iii 438.6 . fead trichad cét Muirthemne dobói d'ḟeronn dílis aicce ind-Ulltaib, Ériu i 126.11 . mar dhúthaigh dhílis `his property for ever', Keat. iii 5043 . flaitheas Dé, is dúthaigh dhíleas do, TSh. 7145 . As subst. Flann Cathrach dár gealladh do dhíleas (addressed to Cathair Dhúin Iasc) perpetual possession , Keat. Poems 1529 .

(b) With ó forfeited by, irrecoverable by: seoit uil itir sochaide andsin, ┐ in ti ro rec a cuit de is dilus uad he (of property held in common), Laws iv 56.12 (Comm.) . is lais in athair a oenfer in coibchi sin ┐ is dilus in ben dono on ti dia tabar `the woman is forfeited by the person by whom it is given', 60.22 Comm. ni fetatar sil Cuind ar mad leo (sc. in tír) is aire nar bo diles uaithib fri re trir handed over by them (?), i 68.30 Comm. am dílessa uadsom afec[ht]sa (a fega, LL) `I am lost to him now', RC viii 62.4 . ? an carragc-sa . . . nī d.¤ hí ō ríg Fer Tulach `it is their own special property, free from the King of F.' (Corr. p. 140 ), BColm. 52.20 .

(c) not liable to penalty, immune from legal consequences: d.¤ cach rochóem, indles cach ndíchóem damage to any very precious article is immune from liability, to any ordinary article involves liability, Críth G. 222 . d.¤ a osolggud di maich to open it (sc. an enclosure) from the outside does not involve liability, 210 . conid dileas a marbad . . . iar nelod cirt, Laws iv 180.9 Comm. oghdilius cach nanrachtaigh .i. is slán in gataide do marbad i n-uair dénma na foghla, O'Gr. Cat. 79.14 . anocht as dīleas mo ṡlad | ō nach maireann mac í Néill, KMMisc. 354.3 . Note also: secht mna ada dilsi ina frithigib (classes of women injured through their own misconduct, and who therefore cannot sue for compensation), Laws v 272 . ro disligheadh na daoíne | ní maith druim ré céd-aoíghe | ba hí breth na mbrethiomh nglan | a mbeth diolus fa na (leg. fa a) ndiultadh (i.e. their deaths need not be compensated for owing to their own wrong action), Duan. F. i 18 § 25 .

II General senses.

(a) belonging, own, proper, appropriate: ni pa díless duit aní hitái `that in which thou art will not belong to thee', Wb. 5b38 . in derbchland, is dilis do Pátraic ó chomḟuilidecht, Trip.² 718 (= propria est consanguinitate, Lat. Lives 38 ). ina ḟolaid d.¤ (= in propria substantia), Lat. Lives 97.13 . Aed . . . ainm dīles Chumin, Fél. clxix 1 (i.e. A. was C.'s own name). ainmnigestár cach fer fo leith cona anmaim diles fein, RC ix 490 . ised logh flatha nime | do chach a cridhe diless , Ériu ii 228.2 . eneclann, arindi clantar i n-inc[h]aib duine do neoch bess dīleas do bēodil ┐ marbdile belonging, Corm. Y 531 . mac diles Diabuil (of Cain), SR 1964 . rosgab cess | dia fechtaib o tir d.¤ from their own land, 3446 . Iessé cen dimess díth, | ba athair d.¤ Dauíd, 5712 . ainm dílis gacha druimmni, Anecd. i 33 § 61 . ní gonfaitis mac a rríg dílis fodessin, TBC-LL¹ 707 . laarg do righ ┐ d'filidh, crochet do sai litri . . . dorecmaig a dligedh diles do chach, IT iii 188 § 10 . conérne in rí . . . | ar cech dán a míad d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 20.264 . inna berlu shaindilius `in its own several tongue', Ériu ii 142 § 156 . tairm . . . na n-uili uisci ac tuitim . . . ina n-inadaibh disli féin arís, RC xxviii 310 § 2 . ó a mbailtibh bunadh ┐ ó a n-árasaibh dísle, ML 102.5 . figuir ḟirdíles in chon sin, Alex. 434 . sollamain diles in athar nemda (i.e. Easter), PH 3608 . brighi disle in leighis `the proper virtue of the medicine', O'Gr. Cat. 234.13 . as e a mitald diles in t-iarand ┐ a la diles an Mairt (of those born under Mars), 24 B 3, 102.29 . tabartar gach leighius ina cás diles fen let each remedy be applied in its own appropriate case, 3 C 19, 76ra3 . tré nar gcoirthibh dísle féin own, TSh. 5932 . dá mbeith gant eagh ndíleas aige, 5711 . Contrasted with coitchenn: ata cuid da chomharthadhaibh so coitchionn ┐ cuid eile diles special (of fever symptoms), 3 C 19, 19vby . is diles an t-uisci cedna a n-aigid na fiabrus nger appropriate, 23 O 23, 30b37 . cailleach diles a true (genuine) nun, Lib. Flav. ii 17vb8 . aisneis d.¤ cen fhigurdacht `a genuine narrative free from allegory', PH 5653 . fa roinn d.¤ diongmála correct , BNnÉ 258.12 .

(b) permissible, lawful, prudent (?): is diles don duine in n-ám bias a chorp a ngill ris biad bec beras ó ghorta in tráth-sin he, a buain do duine chonaich, PH 7548 . Eoin aca senmoir nar d.¤ d'Irúaith ben posda a derbrathar do bheth aici, 3 B 22, 97a3 ; cf. ZCP vi 289.17 . ni biadh sil na comarbadha dilsi dia n-es lawful heirs, ZCP iv 390 . ni dílios duinn a dhul leisan mac so `it would be unwise for us', Ériu v 170.114 . ni diles an aithrigi do cur ar cairdi, 3 B 22, 29b7 . ni oil cumachta ac nech ar indtind an breitheman do claenad on cert acht a breith mar bus d.¤ , 3 B 22, 32a12 . ní dilis na neithed ata a n-agaid na trocairi do iarraid, 24b2 .

(c) Of people faithful, loyal, true, trustworthy: nīr uindes dáe ba dīlse .i. nī facas duine ba tairise, ZCP v 489 § 12 (B. na f.). a baruna dísle, Fier. § 69 . im beth diles tairise dib, IT ii2 126.120 . air an bhainphriunnsa dar chóir d'E. a bheith d.¤ , Rel. Celt. ii 170.24 . is díleas inn dá gach fhior, DDána 101.32 . ag congmháil na bréithre dísle (the faithful word), Titus i 9 . aithin dona daoinibh dísle iad (= Lat. fidelis), Eochairsg. 14.15 . is díleas Dia, TSh. 263 = atá Día fírinneach, 1 Corinth. x 13 . turnaethe dísle, TSh. 7145 . an roba disle . . . do shaighdiuiribh `most loyal', AFM vi 2060.1 .

(d) sure, confident, reliable: nach dlighid bheith roidhíleas dá naomhthacht ná dá n-ionnracus féin, TSh. 3515 . is é gnáth-smuaineadh an bháis chorpardha tearmann is dísle againn dár ndídean ar bhás na hanma, 7654 . is iomdha fós comhartha dileas d'á dhearbhadh gurab í ár n-Eagluisne an Naomh-Eagluís chatoilice, Eochairsg. 2.10 .

(e) Of objects perh. firm, strong (usually alliterating): go cnappib dilsi deligthi, TBC-LL¹ 5337 ; cf. Acall. 5808 v.l. ropa daṅgen in dindgna ┐ rapa d.¤ in dénta, LL 227a30 ( TTr. 739 ). co n-amdabaigh do scíathaib delighti disli, Acall. 5159 v.l. léibeanna disle daingne dlúithe, Atlantis iv 178.1 .

Compar. is disliu detsiu . . . quam ildis `belongs rather to thee than to them', Mon. Tall. 160 § 77 . cad fá bud disli don ré eclipsis do chur ar an ngréin iná do Uenir, O'Gr. Cat. 247.31 . Superl. dilsim, Laws v 212.2 (see above).

Adv.: asse inad na ndeamhun co dilius an t-inadh sin (of the body) properly , Lib. Flav. ii 16vb15 . go díleas (= proprie), Keat. ii 5866 . tuigter na heaslaintidhe so go dilius trid an bhfual exclusively, particularly , 23 K 42, 140.4 . oir ní dilis gradaiges nech anní nach fuil aici truly , 3 B 22, 14a20 . ag labairt go d.¤ properly speaking, 3 C 19, 23ra20 .

selb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. selb or dil.ie/37038

Forms: sealbhann

n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 39.20 . g pl. sealbhann, 1 Chron. xxvii 29 .

I

(a) In concrete sense, property, appurtenance, domain, possessions : dirróggel Cummen ┐ Brethán Ochter nAchid cona seilb iter fid ┐ mag ┐ lenu `with its appurtenance', Thes. ii 239.15 ( Ardm. 17b1 ). glanais selba sescat rīg `er säuberte die Besitzungen von sechzig Königen', Ält. Ir. Dicht. 41 § 26 . is mōr a midemnus | ar mēt a ṡelba-som `gross seine Urteilskraft, —der Grösse seines Besitzes angemessen', Bruchst. 54 . fillis in ri Ainmere | le selbaib Setnai, AU i 58.13 = i sealbhaibh Seatna, AFM i 200.4 = ar sellaibh Senna, CS 56.12 . selba sainrudcha private possessions, LU 2178 ( FA 25 ). Medb diarbo sealb coiccith Connacht, IT i 118.4 ( TE 1 Eg.). ba samalta re Meidb na beth penning a selba lé, ar na bái tarb a chomméit lé for a buaib, TBC-LL¹ 84 . ní sanntach hí in dearc; ni chuindig nach seilb ṅdílis di fodéin, PH 5918 . lēcciss lá slán selba aithri (leg. aithre), | ar ṡeirc lēighind paternal possessions, ZCP viii 198 § 18 (of Colum Cille). is s.¤ cach ōin a cethra diless , O'Mulc. 460 . cuimhnigh . . . | bláth an domhain daoir | nach sealbh dhaoibh nó dhamh, DDána 8.2 . rí do roinn leath a sheilbhe | re comh-fhlaith, Content. xviii 53 . an dream agá mbíd na sealbha saoghalta aca, TSh. 9996 . comhnuighidh ┐ malairtighidh ann, ┐ faghaidh sealbha dhíbh féin ann, Gen. xxxiv 10 .

(b) a flock, a herd : tánic dub-thrét drúidechta | cor' brost demun in seilb seing `a demon urged the lean stock', Metr. Dinds. iii 382.15 . ainmidhe as gach seilbh do comharba Maodhócc, BNnÉ 202 § 42 . caora sonn dá bhar seilbh féin | do chuir tú i gcró idir chuainmhéir, Aithd. D. 50.2 . bó as gach seilbh, torc as gach tréad, TD 27.23 . do bhí sealbh mhōr mhuc . . . ag inghilt, Matthew viii 30 . cuiridh spás eidir gach dá sheilbh, Gen. xxxii 16 . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí air féur a Sáron, . . . ós cionn na sealbhann do bhí sna gleantaibh, 1 Chron. xxvii 29 .

(c) in abstr. sense, possession, ownership (usually with objective genitive): nit raib bríg buanṡeilbe | a bé balc cen brathirse, LL 200a33 . ba chuta dom ṡeilb-se sain ale [bar Atherne] for seilb neich n-aill n-aile `that were a right of my possession over the possession of any others whomsoever', CRR 43 . gach ionad a bfuil a nduthaidh d'á congbhail ó hSionnchuibh a seilbh eagcóra, Misc. Arch. Soc. 194.5 . a leath aga fein, ┐ an leath eile ag fear na seilbe (i.e. the rightful owner), 194.9 . fear na seilbhe is é an t-oid[h]re, DDána 40.31 . an tsealbh (san selbh, v.l.) bhunaidh bhíos (bhias, v.l.) (of a dead son), 69.6 . a-tá sealbh ag an éag oraibh, 43.2 . do chruthaigh an chruinne | . . . | sealbh 'n-a chumhacht dleaghar dhó, 15.6 . níor léig seisean an leanbh linn—| a shealbh leis-sean do léigfinn, DDána 69.7 . sealbh na ngrás, 32.18 . sealbh na ríghe, TD 27.19 . dá bhfuair sé ar seilbh n-ealadhan, 23.2 . ón chéidḟear 'ga mbíonn a ṡealbh `from the first man that held it', 22.12 . dá saora tú . . . | meise i n-aimsir m'éigeantais | . . . | libh ar sealbh go síorruidhe, 15.15 . sealbh Éireann díobh do dhol `that the heroes lost possession of Ireland', 9.8 . sealbh aindíleas | rem fhód ndúthaigh 'gam dhealaghadh `unlawful possessions', Dán Dé xvi 3 . gan saidhbhrios saoghaltha do bheith agoind ó fhonn, ó dhísligheacht, ná ó sheilbh, Desid. 2842 . a seilbh shaidhbhris eile, Desid. 2546 . do-bheir sealbh oighreachta dá aos gráidh féin, TSh. 2731 . a chor as a sheilbh to dispossess him, 1007 . a ndúthaigh a seilbhe, Gen. xxxvi 43 . is beannuighthe na daoine ceannsuighthe; óir biaidh seilbh na talmhan aca, Donlevy 200.x .

s.¤ ar possession of: sealbh arsaidh ar Éirinn óigh | gun ghasraidh, Aithd. D. 17.10 . d'iarraidh seilbhe ar fhiadh nÉimhir, L. Cl. A. B. 87.16 . níor shealbh don Phápa ar Éirinn sin `that did not give the Pope possession of Ireland', Keat. iii 79 . is gnáth sealbh ar gach síoriasacht, Maguires of F. § 12 .

do-gní seilb (also gaibid seilb, cuirid s.¤ , glacaid s.¤ ) takes possession (with gen. or prep. AR): dorighne an senathair seilb | ar a dhalta, dál nach meirbh, | atubair comadh dó budh mac, Anecd. ii 35 § 10 . do chor sheilbhe ar Mhagh Macha, Aithd. D. 37.47 . sealbh na ngrás dá ngabham, PBocht 22.16 . Fáilbhe fial . . . | do ghabh sealbh ar cheannas do chríche, Keat. Poems 1532 . gur éirigh Ahab do dhul síos go fíneamhuin Nábot . . . do ghlacadh seilbhe ann, 1 Kings xxi 16 .

g s. used attributively: fód sealbha (= territory, domain), BNnÉ 272.11 . fód seilbhe, Aithd. D. 71.13 . cróeb seilbe twig given as symbol of possession: Craobh Ghreallain a ainm o sin a leith on craoibh sheilbhe thucc Duach . . . do Ghreallan ann, Hy Maine 8.z . Similarly slat ṡeilbe: deirge glac eidhre an athar | ar slat sheilbhe ar a shochar `a wand entitling us to His favour', PBocht 21.4 . slat ṡeilbhe an ḟíonḟuinn aga, | eighre díoghuinn Diarmada, TD 32.36 .

i seilb x (a) (i) in the possession of x, (ii) under the protection of x; (b) (i) in possession of x, (ii) protecting or watching over x:

(a)

(i) robāi didiu orci āimmind i seilb charat Cairpri, Corm. Y 883 (76.6) . rochuindig . . . | co mbeth in sruth 'na sáer-ṡeilb, Metr. Dinds. iv 4.48 . tír bhar sluaigh-se i seilbh Sadhbha, DDána 99.22 . críoch Bhanbha id sheilbh fa shéula, L. Cl. A. B. 89.49 .

(ii) easbog do bhí eacht eile | i seilbh Aindrias d'áiridhe, DDána 58.10 .

(b)

(i) ní hiomdha dhínn dár dholta | dá réir so i seilbh ríoghochta, TD 20.5 . i seilbh na glóire, TSh. 3958 . gurab eadh dhligheas gach aon, smuaineadh an bháis do bheith i seilbh a mheanman, 163 . a seilbh aoin ní saoghalta `for possessing any earthly thing', Donlevy 160.14 .

(ii) Muire i n-ar seilbh gach ré seal, DDána 11.12 . im sheilbh a bhanógh gé bheise `though thou art on my side', PBocht 18.12 .

for (ar) seilb x in the possession of x: cia fésta (sic) forsa mbia ṡeilb? `who shall henceforth possess thee?', RC xx 12 § 20 . isait coin altai in degboin do ratad for mu seilb, Irish Texts i 9.7 . biat rī-siu co derb | dorated fort sheilb `thou shalt be a king assuredly; it has been given into thy possession', PRIA xix 546 § 8 ( LL 147a ). atú-sa ar seilb Ríg na Cross `I am in the portion of', Metr. Dinds. iii 312.127 . ar ṡeilbh Ṡeaáin mheic Uilliam, | do ṡluagh Luighne an chláir chorcra `the host of Leyney's crimson plain were in the power of S.', TD 32.61 .

Used in referring to espousals: bá torrach dī ind ingen. Ba ceist mór lá hUltu nácon fes céle fora seilb, LU 10606 . do cuiridh ar seilbh a chéile Mongán ┐ Dubh-Lacha `were affianced', Imr. Brain 61.10 . Cf. loisc edaighi ┐ armu ┐ lebaid in fhir rom-fagaib ara s.¤ , Aen. 866 .

ar ṡeilb in the name of, on pretext of, under colour of: ar seilbh Césair `on C.'s behalf', CCath. 2244 . ar seilbh bheith na ríoghaibh in pretence of their having been kings, Content. xvi 149 . ar seilbh bheith dá gcosnamh under colour of defending hem, 144 . nā lēic-si in chlann sin . . . do bheathugadh for do sheilp `to be reared as yours', Fl. Earls 224.8 . a gcur i nÉirinn mar aon ré cabhlach leo ar seilbh ceannaidheachta under pretence of trading, Keat. iii 2894 . do ghabhadar na Catoilcigh port Luimnigh a (? leg. ar) seilbh in righ Sērlus, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 36.z . Cf. mar ṡeilb ar for the purpose of: guin deilge leat i ngach láimh | mar sheilbh ar mo theacht i dtír `the nail-wounds in Thy hands are a title-deed to my salvation', Aithd. D. 95.28 . mes do chur ar cheird gach fir | mar sheilb ar ndul i ndaoinib to criticize each man's art in order to make (great) people of themselves, O'Gr. Cat. 555.27 .

téit i seilb takes possession of; undertakes : a ndul i seilbh mh'anma d'fholcadh | calma an feidhm dhá dhoctar dhéag, DDána 34.14 . tarla dhuit ag díon do chinidh | cás far dhoiligh dul 'n-a seilbh, Aithd. D. 66.24 . ni rachaind féin a seilbh an tsaothairse do dhenamh `I myself would not undertake . . .', Carswell 21.4 . dol 'na seilbh dob é a iomthús `proceeded to take possession of her', TD 15.33 . comhainm in laithe dodeachaidh a seilbh na hespogōide, Fl. Earls 100.18 . drong oile do dhul i seilbh airm an tighe, Keat. iii 2836 .

II In Laws:

(a) property, estate . In land: fer ná[d] tre(a)ba seilb ná ferann dó fadeisin, Críth G. 73 . is foglaid selba cach micorach `he is a plunderer of the land who makes a bad contract (respecting it)', Laws i 202.4 . .i. ar is foglaid don ferand inti cuiri drochcuir de, 206.26 Comm . ni tualaing roda selba sanna nech no do ren nad etairce, 202.5 . .i. ni coimgech comscailedh in feraind .i. ro gata no ro randa, 206.28 Comm . sealba, seoit, ni dilsigar airgse na haitidiu, iubail (sic leg.) na tren-lide neirt `lands and chattels are not alienated . . .', v 496.4 . sealba .i. feranda .i. tír, 496.11 Comm . fer son cen s.¤, cen thothchus . . . s.¤ .i. fearand. Tothchus .i. cruid, 516.4 and 16 Comm . o a setaib ┐ o a selbaib, 366.12 . .i. o setaib .i. (? sic leg.) o scuithib, . . . o selbaib .i. o ferannaib . . . cid set, cid ferand, 18 - 21 Comm . seilb .i. a thir fein, iii 52.11 Comm . orba .i. tir dibaid ┐ sealb .i. feronn athar ┐ senathar, O'Curry 2247 ( Eg. 88, fo. 18 ). is urradh imurro in deoraidh crenas seilb, Laws iii 392.2 Comm .

Also in cattle and other movable property: is meise fuidir griain imsgartha fri flaith, acht doairfena a selba do flaith `the "fuidir" of land may separate from his chief, provided he exhibit his possessions to the chief', Laws v 360.19 . co ruici trí secht nanmanda do aen seilb a ndul anund tar bernadaib saine, iv 82.5 Comm . do cum foruis iar sen fir as a seilb sloinnter `to the pound of the man whose property they (viz. cattle taken in distress) are stated to be', i 268.13 . trí secht nanmanna do dul inund fo cethair do aenseilb na tri secht nanmanna do cethra selbaib saine in aenfecht twenty-one beasts belonging to one holding to go over on four (different) occasions or twenty-one beasts of four (different) holdings at the same time, O'D. 1674 ( H 5.15, 26 ). ma ro batar selba imda isin garda isin, is crandchur do chur orra co findtar in ts.¤ o ndernad in fogail, Laws iii 438.3 - 4 Comm . [conmeser a ngnima ┐ a fiacha] as a linaib, as a selbaib `herds', 336.6 . crandchur do chur ar cach noen seilb, ┐ ar cach naen mil do setaib na selba sin, 21 Comm .

(b) ownership, possession : ná[d] roga(i)b seilb ná comarbus ria sin, Críth G. 36 . ni fuil 'n-a seilb in bidbud anarra (? na arra) is fearr `there is not in the possession of the defendant', Laws v 430.18 Comm . inand . . . ┐ da beth i n-a sheilb budein `as if it remained in his own possession', 32.20 Comm . sealb do na tri selbaib do denam (i.e. to prove one of the three recognized modes of possession) . . . issiat so na tri selba .i. seilb macha, ┐ gan delugh res ó tsin anuas. Remseilb .i. a cennach no a fagbail cena ni is tusga na adeir fear na haggra a gaid uadha. Seilb luingi .i. a cennach a luing ┐ is cinnti gurab dilis do lucht na luinge é ┐ na fuighbedh fer an ellaig é gin go gcenncha sin é, O'Curry 2165 - 6 ( Eg. 88, fo. 4 ). mad comsealb bes acu araon, O'Curry 292 ( H 3.18, 160 ). in cetmuindtir [urnadma] taburta for seilb .i. ar a seilb ata o tosach a betha `in his possession she is from the beginning of her life', Laws v 144.11 Comm . Up to the age of seven years a child was ar seilb Dé: geall no giall is ainm do on inbaid a do baister anall co ceand .uii. mbliadan, uair is indligthach do cach duine a marbad ris in re sin uair is ar seilb de bís fris in re sin, O'Curry 241 ( H 3.18, 135 ). it cetheora selba bit for cach adgair ┐ adgairter: s.¤ fini athardai, ┐ s.¤ flatha ┐ s.¤ Ecalsa, ┐ s.¤ maithrai, no s.¤ altrama, Laws i 260.4 ff .

In the follg. exx. Thurneysen, KZ xlviii 63 , would see a predicative gen. of selb: `do selba do chotach didiu' ol Cu Chulaind (`deines Besitzes ist nun dein Bund' Thurn. loc. cit.), TBC-I¹ 1553 . á Issu co fírbail | fortselbai (reading do sealba with R2; other v.ll.: asselba, assaelba, fortselba) do blíadain! Fél. Ep. 4 . The same phrase occurs in Mon. Tall. 148.26 : doselbi fein tra do praind. Pedersen Vgl. Gr. (ii 624.3 ) takes it to be pres. indic. s. 2 of do-selbai. Perh. all should be taken as jussive subj. s. 2 of do-selbai.

Compds. ¤gním: ingena, s.¤-gním saine, | di chlaind deg-ríg Dubthaire, Metr. Dinds. iii 66.15 . ¤rann: rogab slíab 'n-a s.¤-raind sain | co cían ós derb-chlaind Dedaid `took a mountain as her own special portion', 240.3 .