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dindgna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dindgna or dil.ie/16590

 

Forms: dingna

n io, m., later often treated as t-stem in pl. dingna m., IGT Decl. § 2 . Compd. of dind?

(a) height, eminence, mound (gen. of low elevation, either natural or artificial); a summit, a top: cach áth ┐ cach díngnai . . . is áth ┐ dignai (dindgna, LU) Medba a ainm, TBC-I¹ 1353 . nocho tarnastair mo rosc for tulaich ná dingna, 3411 . adfēd dō a n-iathu ┐ a n-áthu . . . a mardingnu (n-arddingdnu, LU), 622 . o dingnu do dingnu ┐ o aill do aill, Imr. Brain ii 287 ( LU 1238 ). i ndindgnaib ┐ i cnocaib, FA 14 . de dingnaib doss from the tops of bushes, Thes. ii 290 . in sliab . . . co ndairib co ndindgnaib summits, Metr. Dinds. iii 302 . for dindgnu secht nime, Fél. Ep. 120 . do diṅgnaib richid rindgil, SR 4094 . Isu Crist . . . rotairnid de dingnaib richid, D IV 2, 74va29 . do dingnoip rightighi nemda, Fl. Earls 234 .

(b) a landmark, a notable place, a monument: lia Ailbe primh-dindgnai Maigi Breg (of an obelisk), AU 998 . dindgnai Laigen . . . in sluindet na senchaide?, Metr. Dinds. iii 66 . dindgnai Temrach the mounds and monuments on Tara Hill, RC xv 280 . a n-anmand for dindgnaib uaislib hErend, LL 13b43 . d'iarraid cnoc ┐ dingnadh in bhaili ir-rabutar . . . maithi Fian, Acall. 1488 .

(c) earth-built fort, stronghold in general (used in juxtaposition with dún, daingen, etc.): robo chalma in chathir-sin ┐ ropa dangen in d.¤ (of Troy), LL 227a30 . rathocebaind mo d.¤ , 307b27 . cumsat ratha is rodindgna, 162b49 . ra-loisc . . . a ndúni sa ndingnada, 27a18 . adba ind ríg . . . | ba dín, ba dún, ba d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. i 30 . ni raibh dún no daingean no diongna dogabhadh ris an gláim, Cog. 114 . ra denam dunad ┐ d.¤ , CRR 6 . i ndindgnaib (.i. hi cumtaigib) Dé Athar, Rawl. 106b28 , 31 . i ndindgnaib degfhlatha (i.e. heaven), ACL iii 219 . a ngeba do dinghnaib ┐ cathrachaib i nEdail, Aen. 1201 .

(d) Fig. of anything pre-eminent, supreme (common in chevilles): fo fiadnaib i ndinngaib gal, SR 6051 . di dindgnaib Roerenn = potentates, Thes. ii 295 . athair na mórchethra | mó d.¤ dam domun (of the Dond Cualgne), IT iii 246 . dingnaib dál, SR 4949 . ZCP iii 21 . línib dindgnai, Metr. Dinds. i 32 . dingnaib rēimenn, ZCP vii 309 (= aidble remenn, Reeves Ad. p. 274 ). do raighnibh . . . ┐ do firdingnaib na lann, CCath. 5245 . Perh. also: ba dingna in deghmhaccraidh, Duan. F. i 52.2 , ` outstanding, distinguished (?)', iii 253 (see dindgna).

do-scé(u)lai

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-scé(u)lai or dil.ie/18447

 

Forms: doscéulaim, dusceulai, dosceulai, tosceuli, toscelai, tosceli, dusceula, dussceulat, dusceulub, nachat-toscelfat, taiscéltae, taiscélad, taiscélaid

v (* to-sceul-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 617 ) Indic. pres. 1 s. doscéulaim, Sg. 145b2 . 3 s. dusceulai, Ml. 68d12 , 102a22 . dosceulai, Thes. ii 39.29 . tosceuli, 25 . ni toscelai , Bvi 56 ( Thes. ii 35 ). ni tosceli , BCr. 32b7 ( Thes. ii 18 ). Subj. pres. 3 s. dusceula, Ml. 95c4 . 3 pl. dussceulat, 83b8 . Fut. 1 s. dusceulub, Ml. 59a2 . 3 pl. nachat-toscelfat, 107c11 . Part. taiscéltae. Vn. taiscélad. Later as simple vb. taiscélaid.

(a) finds out, ascertains: gl. experiri, Sg. 145b2 , and constantly in Ml.; explorare, Ml. 68c10 . Later oft. with added notion of finding out secretly, spying: ar na taiscelad nech dib eter a biad-som do blassacht so that none of them might find out his food to taste it, RC viii 54 ( LL 115b2 ). ité cetnai thorscelsat epert techta isna sidhe, BB 34b43 . batar cartanaigh . . . imoroile . . . o rotaiscelsat airrdhe ┐ innethem cechtar n-ae uaidhibh, Leb. Gab.(i) 224 . is mor do guasachtaibh catha ┐ comluinn rotaiscelsubair maille frim you have experienced, CCath. p. 46 n. 1 .

(b) makes known, discloses, reveals: is ingen Iepte cetatosceoil ingena oc duchann la Ebru ó dingnu do dingna who first made known (introduced) (the custom of) maidens chanting (cf. Judges xi 37 , 38 ), O'Mulc. 213 . is accu ro taiscelad ar tús cíchi ban do nochtad, LL 13765 . Eocha Feidlech . . . cetatoscel fedli do comrac la cethrai, 298 . iarnnberla . . . ar a duibe in belrae ┐ ar a dorchatae . . . co nāch erasa taisscelad ind it is not easy to communicate (?) anything in it, Corm. Y 755 = taiscélad trit-sin, LB. Cf. in fil ni asa toirscelta dliged . . . athgabala, O'Curry 784 ( H 3.18 367a ). (morituros victurosque prosentiens atque denuncians) an uair taisgeltus (= taisgēlus) ┐ foillsigios na daoine do gheibh beatha, 24 P 22, 5.11 . gach ni innarbtar ōn corp, dlighinn tuarascbail taisgelta na hesláinte do beth leis symptoms for diagnosis, 23 P 10, 27b5 (see taiscélad). an drong dheaghfhear nach dtréigead ┐ nách dtaisgéladh a dtighearna who would not abandon or betray, ML 86 .