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cíall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cíall or dil.ie/8983
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Forms: cíal, ciall

n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 39 . Also somet. cíal in O. Ir. Glosses and in poetry. nessu célaib .i. nesso ciallaib, LL 24378 . cēill: budéin, ZCP xiii 245.6 .

(a) Of persons sense, intelligence, mind : nípí ciall la nech dogní insin, Wb. 29b11 . druáilnithe a ciall gl. corrupti mente, 30c18 . nad mbí ciall la nech disluindi dliged remdeicsen `has no sense', Ml. 50d1 . nech lasnabi ciall, 50d2 . co mber[at] á céill n-erru, 20b11 . co céill ┐ chond, LU 3910 ( SCC 42 ). rom-snáidet . . . / cund, céill, curp com anim, Fél. Ep. 52 . nocho fom' cheil-si / dochuaidh do chial, IT iii 93.22 . leig as in drochciall fora tai ┐ dena mu chomairli-sea `folly', Aen. 576 . it ferr cīalla oldās cīall two heads are better than one, ZCP xi 86 § 42 . ni techta cond 'na ceill fo-mic, Laws v 510.4 ( ciall . . . fomac, SM Facs. 1b ) glossed ciall codnaid, 20 . tanic trell dia ceill, LU 4029 ( SCC 48 ). ar ḟebas do chrotha ┐ do ceille, 8226 ( FB 17 ). bae c.¤ dunetta aice (of Dond Cúailnge), TBC-LL¹ 6162 . ní réid la céill mbuirp in se `uncouth intelligence', Blathm. 159 . Mugain miadmas co morchéil, TFerbe 824 . in tan . . . roaisicc Dia a chell dó, Grail 3750 . ata saillechta cella (sic) do (of a minor), Laws ii 46.18 Comm. Ailbhe í ar chéill 's ar chuimhne, DDána 99.2 . seacht gcathaoireacha céille (of the daughters of Humility), 55.15 . cíalla glice na ngente, Celtica i 96.260 . dá chrádh céille éadair ann a twofold grief of mind is to be found therein (of death of chieftain), DDána 110.16 . ar mearughadh céilli, Mac Aingil 111 . com[h]lán i ccéll ┐ a ccorp `sound of mind and body', RSClára 114b .

More particularly wisdom, good sense, skill : rángadar na teachta re céill, ┐ re conailbhe, ┐ le hairmhidin `wisely(?)' (`charged with submission'), ML 104.22 . ar sith, as tre cheill do righneadh, Leb. Gab.(i) 12.16 ( Lec. 272 vb26 ) = iar sisd is iar ceill dorigneadh, BB 23a16 . in rigan ecnaid óg ḟial / tochur ria no co degciall, LL 19297 . tre cell ┐ tre comairli, CCath. 6161 . cend comhairle ┐ céille . . . Connacht (of dead chieftain), AFM ii 1132.8 . Of course of action, ní c.¤ with Vn. it is unwise to, it is imprudent to: nior chiall bheith ag ar mbrosdadh sensible thing, Aithd. D. 3.6 . ní ciall déanamh dearmaid, DDána 14.13 . ní fhuil chéill id dhearadh dhún `twere senseless of Thee to disown me', Aithd. D. 77. 31 . níor chiall uadh it was not wise of him, Ériu i 97.30 .

In transf. sense of a person: gabh, a chiall, mo chomairghe, DDána 67.6 .

(b) Of bodily senses: do chiallaib gl. ad sensus, Sg. 139a1 . cóig cialla cuirp `his five senses', Ériu xvi 135 § 56 . maithi a roisc na nabocc maithi a cialla, v 236.83 . mo chúig cialla 'gum brath bíd, Dán Dé ix 3 . Of feelings, emotions : srian léd chéill níor chuireabhair, Content. xxiii 5 . do oscail se a cial, Smaointe B. Chr. 5250 . Cf. ní frith luth seirce sóerligi / na celle conom thicse, LU 8329 ( FB 24 ).

(c) In a variety of more general applications intention, cause, reason, idea : in chiall toḟaiscthe `der Verstand des Herauspressens' (one of the cóic conara fugill), Cóic Con. 24 § 24 . rinne nir chuimseach a ciall (of a monster), Duan. F. i 79.9 `intention regarding' (Gloss.). flaith nime d'Eochagān (sic leg.) ān / is lān a chridhe dia chēill attention, ACL iii 308 § 32 . fa clé an chiall a perverse intention, Dán Dé xxvi 29 . ann adlecthar mesi fein / . . . rim cheill `with my consent', Fen. 304.8 . cion na sainte / . . . ag sin ciall chaillte na hanma (of the sin of avarice), Dán Dé xxxi 37 . ar iomad ele do chialluibh certa `for . . . many other just reasons', RSClára 95a . ní gan chéill do adhuin t'fhíoch, Aithd. D. 84.27 . caidhe nach córa an chiall `how much greater reason', RSClára 104a . ciall mo gháiri ní léir linn, O'Gr. Cat. 346.34 .

(d) Of words, texts, etc. signification, meaning: ciarid-beram a céill though we express their sense, Sg. 26b2 . immaircide frisin ceill `suitable to the sense', Ml. 27d22 . sechis in chiall gl. intentio (psalmi), 61a29 . forsin dib ciallaib fil isind emulari , 56b37 . huare is lán chiall indib chenae gl. huiuscemodi verba non egent casu, Sg. 140b3 . issí inso sís a chiall gl. est sensus, Ml. 50c1 . a folad ┐ in chiall gl. vis et significatio, Sg. 27a8 . ni lugae mbis ind menme hisin cheill `the thought is no less occupied with the meaning', Mon. Tall. 39 . etir cheill ┐ fhogur, LB 241a marg. inf. iar ceill Cirine in Jerome's meaning (of the word), Hib. Min. 9.292 . do-ghén . . . míniughadh céille ar an rádhsa, IGT Introd. 24.12 . re saoibh-chiallaibh `by foolish etymologies', Content. v 8 . ag buain ceille maithe ass, BCC 300.31 . cialla na n-aislingedh, Grail 2679 .

Of grammatical forms force, function, meaning : hua cheill gníma ┐ chesta, Sg. 77a7 . ciall sechmadachti `the sense of a past', Ml. 98c10 . chiall ainsedo, 67d24 . is ilar són hua cheill `it is plural in sense', 45b20 . aithne ar chíalluibh uathaidh ┐ iollraidh, IGT Introd. 2.16 .

(e) In phrases. slán céill safe and sound: no theighdis slan ceill dia tigh, Blathm. 38 . ní ris sís slán céill, BS 72.20 . for (ar) céill in one's senses: mairg dobēradh cath don fēin / da mbet ar cēill, Fianaig. 80.1 . intan nobid Comgan for ceill, Ériu v 20.7 . airis for ceill, MR 8.16 . guais nach bear ar chéill choidhche `I may never have sense', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 2 . cond céille = c.¤: nír chond ceille in col, LL 4378 . arnacha-ndechrad a chond ceille, TBC-LL¹ 1709 . c.¤ chodnaig: ecodnach da frisciter ciall codnaigh `who is expected to come to the use of reason', Laws iii 156.25 Comm. iar tiachtain ceilli codnaig do, v 218.23 Comm. ciall chapaill little or no sense, Mac Aingil 6140 . in ti ac na bi faitechus ceille use of reason, Laws v 508.22 Comm. ( SM Facs. 1b ). táinic an chiall bhreugach chuige .i. an codladh, ITS v 38.23 . étrommae céille loss of reason, insanity : táinic édtruma chéille . . . dó, CF² 450 . Cf. édromacha chéille, Luke xxiv 11 . In chevilles: dia do chéill, DDána 54.15 . fo chiall `good the sense', Blathm. 19 .

Phrases with vbs. do-alla, gataid, benaid, céill di gives up (hope of), despairs of: talsat a céill di ṡaíre, LL 31490 (TTr.). antan . . . tallus mo chéill dia thorbu dam, Ériu iv 134.10 . See 1 do-alla. iar ngait cheilli dia n-anmain `after losing all hope of life', ZCP i 406.11 . See gataid. do ben gach neach díbh ciall dá anmain, CF² 736 . iar m-ben . . . do chelli dia bethaid, LB 143a33 . ba buan ceille do chabhair, Stair Erc. 1537 . mairg bheanas chéill don chruinne (`to try to understand'), Magauran 643 . ben do cheill . . . dot tir ┐ dot talmain exi de terra tua, Lism. L. 707 . See benaid. See díscaíl. With cuirid: gur bo marb mórán do clandaib C. ar cur céille do'n cathimresan (`after the effort of screwing themselves up for the fight'), Caithr. Thoirdh. 127.24 . tráth do chuirset céill do'n cath (`when they were baulked of the fray'), 128.1 . Note further: do chuaidh a ciall do'n cathírghail they lost hope of, Caithr. Thoirdh. 99.15 .

do-cuirethar ar chéill (for céill) calls to mind: torala Dia ar cheill do degnimu `let God bring to mind', Ml. 43b15 . intan forathmentar ┐ docuredar ar céill `when it is . . . kept in mind', Ériu ii 136 § 122 . tachraid forcéill ┐ airem daib seanchassai . . . bar múinntire, Alex. 191 . na healtain do chor ar céill / as blogh d'ḟertaibh in ḟíréin, IGT Decl. ex. 303 . With difft. constr. foceird mo ceill im drungo, LMU 17 (Eg.) `my reason is agitated about the hosts', (LMU2). Later with cuirid and personal object recalls to reason, to sense : a chur ar céill gér chás deacair (of conversion of St. Augustine), DDána 59.11 . meisge an phobail . . . / ní hobair mná a chura ar céill `to bring them to reason', PBocht 9.23 . buime an leinbh (sic leg.) gá gcur ar céill (of Mary consoling the holy women), 13.15 .

cuirid i céill expounds, proves, declares : ní mór dod mhaith chuire a ccéill, Bard. Synt. Tr. 228.17 . lá in Chairn a gcéill cuirfidhear `will be ever remembered', O'Hara 123 . cuir-se i gcéill `explain', A. Ó Dálaigh xlix 10 . as fer tengtha (sic leg.) eile do chuiredh a ceill dó gach ní da n-abradh C.C. ris, BCC 262.32 . m'éigse i gcéill muna chuirinn, Aithd. D. 46.4 . cuir do bhagar i gcéill thuaidh / más ann creidfidhear é uaibh, Content. xviii 168 . ionnus go gcuirfeadh i gcéill do'n léaghthóir nach fuil tabhacht i seanchus Éireann `might give the reader to understand', Keat. i 50.3 . Note also: níor chuir Brian céill na cheanaibh ignored, Content. xiv 18n. ciall do chur san iompódh to take heed of the change (? but see Ed. note), PBocht 22.2 .

do-gní céill takes thought; employs skill : do-ghéanadh chéill rem cháineadh `he would take thought before reviling me', Aithd. D. 74.17 . Cf. nī faigebthar-side itir . . . acht ma doronad cēill occai, TBC-I¹ 1576 = dorónaid ceill glossed ceilg, LU. Cf. nī rādh go cēill (.i. go ceilgg), ZCP v 487 § 15 (B. na f.) = ciall .i. cealg, O'Curry 1464 ( H 3.18, 651 ). fris-cuirethar céill see fris-cuirethar, frecor.

gaibid céill for, g. for céill expects : hó ro gaibther c.¤ for riuth s ... (? scíth or séim) 'when a tiring (or easy) pace is expected', Wb. 13b13 , Ériu xxxiii 165 . argaibidside céil for báas in tain téte don chath `expects death', 9a3 . fiadnaise fir galair gabes ceill for eccaib, O'Curry 1617 ( 23 Q 6, 6 b ). diä dardāin gabus-sa / cēill for ingnais maicc m'athar, Bruchst. 52 § 116 ; 'on Thursday I expected the death of my father's son' Ériu xxiii 49 . ra gabsat céill ar a mbreith i tírib ciana, LL 31491 (TTr.). o ro gab ceill for anad, LU 2249 ( FA 31 ). is in coiged uair . . . intan rogabsat cell for a collad ┐ for a cumsanad re seitfidaigh na natrach settled down to, BB 495a16 . ro gabsat ar céill . . . comallad fir na faistine, 429b25 . do gabatar ar chéill gan chunntabairt gurab é in Clárach . . . adchonncatar `imagined', Caithr. Thoirdh. 51.4 .

For ciall .i. tionol, O'Dav. 362 see fo-cíallathar II.

Compds. With nouns.: domrimart gáir na gáithi / im chotlud co cíall-báithe `with vacant mind', Metr. Dinds. iii 226.10 . in fitir for cialbann clú / cia dú cosatiagam dé? SR 7967 . iar ccur do Brian . . . Maolseachluinn Mór as a chiallchogair confidences, Ériu i 105.7 . conad hí ar comcisiu ┐ cottomus ar ciallḟer, LL 32429 (TTr.). cīallḟlaith . . . con gaib side a chrícha cen choscru cen chernu a prudent ruler, ZCP xi 86 § 46 . ciall-gháis Chormaic `wisdom', MR 116.14 . ciallrunugud aicnid, Cóic Con. 24 § 24 . ciallrunugud cert caid, 27.9 . la ciallrunugadh eir[i]c, Laws iii 408.9 Comm.

With adjj.: tricha robhi in ciallbhog caemh / ina ri Diarmoíd na ndhamh simple-minded(?), BB 57a15 . ? is imdha duine data / ┐ cuire is cialbhrata (: dhíarmada), IT iii 68.17 . fear . . . cunnail craibhtech cíallchonaich resourceful(?), RC xii 320 § 1 . saī coitcenn, ciallconaigh, AU iii 46.6 . See féchemanda. co glice ciallgaesmar, Stair Erc. 298 . bhí sé ciallghlan diadha, Hackett² xxx 154 . mná cori ciallmathi, LU 3888 ( SCC 40 ). gnúis meicc Cairne cíallmíadcha (-miacha, v.l.) `of noble sense', Ériu iv 94.14 . macc slattraim síl Chuind cíallmór, Ériu iv 104.8 . Cf. i nDaim Liac Ciannāin canair / marb hua ciallmair Congalaig, Arch. Hib. ii 94 § 25 (see Ed.'s note). na ceithre comhfhocail . . . chumaidhi chialltarctheacha `expressive maxims', MR 90.4 . fer nár certmur cialltreabar, BB 427b30 .

With vb. ¤rúnaigid(ir). Legal. considers carefully; decides after deliberation: nach claoine eile ciallrunaigther ann .i. feall no éithach, O'D. 795 ( H 3.17, col. 570 ) = ciallrunaither, O'Curry 2395 ( Eg. 88, 31a ). cocrathar urchonn urthach .i. ciallrunathar uasal testugh (leg. testughad) ona codhnacha, O'Curry 1770 ( 23 D 6, 37 a ). na cocra cert .i. nech na ciallrunaigenn, Laws iii 34.18 Comm.

1 coll

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Forms: call, coll, call, c.

n Also call. o, m. coll call m., IGT Decl. § 69 . Cf. c.¤ (name of letter c), IGT Introd. § 4 . etc. hazel-tree (on the magical properties of the hazel see V. SS. Hib. cliii f.): c.¤ gl. corylus, Sg. 38a11 . Ir. Gl. 556 . collde quia fit colyrus c.¤ , Sg. 33b14 (gl. colurnus), see Études Celt. xi 118 . a caillib crínmond, glossed: nó a collaib; .i. na .ix. cuill inna Segsa, RC xxvi 18 n. 2 (a calloib crethmond, v.l.). Cf. caill crithmon. Creth-mon .i. mon cles ┐ creth ēxi (= ēcsi) .i. caill asa tāet cless na uadh ind airc[h]etail, Corm. Y 237 . cuill ┐ imbois na heicsi .i. cuill crinmoind aiusa, Dinds. 59 . naoi ccuill chaoinmhesa, Ériu xiii 26.20 . mo ch.¤ creth `my hazel of poetry', RC xxvi 50 § 270 . in c.¤ ro ás triana ḟert, LL 13542 . na loisc in call caem, SG 245.27 . ubhall ar abhaill, na cnú ar cúll, Acall. 6282 . cáll (leg. caill, ed.) .i. crannae. kalo graece lignum , O'Mulc. 195 . beanaidh tú call as an gcnaoi you make the hazel to grow from the nut, DDána 57.24 . ocht n-airigh [fedha] . . .: fernn, dur, c.¤, muin . . ., Auraic. 5494 . See finn-choll.

In nn. pr.: C.¤ . . . fá dia do Mhac Cuill, Keat. i 222.25 . Mac an chuill the name of Diarmait's hound, Oss. iii 174.8 . Cf. Stud. Hib. xix 41 . In n. loc.: C.¤ na nIngen, Trip.² 2748 . oc Cull na nIngen, 2751 .

Used as a laudatory term: rop é mo ch.¤ ciúin (a father of his son), LL 18576 . ar n-éanchoillne fa bhláth (of the Blessed Virgin), Aithd. D. 72.5 . cnuas na gc.¤ (i.e. the children of the princes), Ó Bruad. ii 50 § 1 . is tú an call corcra fa chnaibh (to the Cross), DDána 2.9 .

(b) the name of the third letter of the alphabet: c.¤ in ogaim .i. c.¤ isin caill, Auraic. 5519 . c.¤ . . . is o chrand rohainmniged ut dicitur cainfidh .i. c.¤ .i. cach ac ithi a chno, 1182 ,3. is taisechu c.¤ in x inā sail, 1374 . in bfail a mbiad c.¤ ria `.u.' is `q' sgripthar, 2894 (in Ogam). bocad cuill .i. clach ┐ ach lenition of c, 1273 . coll cumuisg, mur so: fleasg ┐ corr, fleasgorr, IGT Introd. 30 . ag so an .c. nach .c. cumuisg: cneas ┐ cáomh, cneascháomh, IGT Introd. 30 . coll comhlán 'complete c', Celtica xxvii 59 § 6 . bethe, sail, hūath, coll ferce, ZCP xii 295 § 2 .

Attrib. g s. bili cuill, Lism. L. 2387 . cnoi cuill, LL 13634 . fo crossaibh cuill [interred] under hazel crosses, AFM i 516.z . cuaille cuill, Lism. L. 2381 . midh cuill (made from catkins?), SG 91.19 . míodh (sic) chuill ceitemhin, Duan. F. i 26 § 4 .

Compds. With noun. a croeb do cloind Iesse / isin chollcaill coimh, Ériu i 122.10 . a mbia ar choillfhiodhbhaidh do chnuas, DDána 106.21 . Ath Cuille .i. on cuilleisc tarlaic Conall for L., LL 21657 (cf. cliab bec do fhleascaib cuill, Lism. L. 2402 ). amail bīd cuillesga tria c[h]urc[h]ais, ML² 1248 . cuilleasga .i. fleasga cuill no slaitine cuill, O'Cl. do Chlár choillMhidhe, DDána 109.8 . callros fa chnuas, 114.28 .

With adj. na bhfeadh collbán cnóbuidi, Ériu iv 228 § 56 . rí Locha Ché chollbhuig, DDána 120.35 . um Chruachain gcollbhuidhe, 109.9 . a bharr collchas feactha fiar, Aithd. D. 97.12 . slat chaill-gheal, Dán Dé xxvi 30 . ó Éirne . . . challghloin, Ir. Syll. Poetry 74 § 9 . a slios chollmhór Chruachna, Magauran 63 . an ghéag go gcnuas choillríoghdha, Aithd. D. 60.4 .

With adj. derived from noun: co Céis collchailltig Coruinn, SG 65.14 . ar Chruachain challdartaigh, DDána 109.12 (`of the hazel-darts(?)', Ir. Monthly 1920, 483 ). Clár . . . collmhaighreach Cuinn `abounding in nut-fed salmon' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 511 .

comnesam

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Forms: coibnesam, -aim, -om

n (nes(s)am, see 1 nes(s)a)

(a) = comnesa (late use): na curaidh ba coimnesamh doib `next to them', CCath. 5853 . fón fid ba comnessam dóib, CRR 44.3 .

(b) As o-stem ( GOI 233 ). In early lang. usu. as sg., later with collect. force and in pl. The spelling coibnesam, as also no doubt d s. in -aim (if for -aib), due to infl. of coibnius. In PH, Lism. L. etc. often with n s. in -om (-um).

Neighbour (in N.T. sense). Freq. in formula serc Dé ┐ c.¤ (-aim): donimdigid desseirc dé ┐ comnessim in gl. on caritas uestra . . . abundet, etc., Wb. 23b1 . íar seirc Dé ┐ coibnesam, Trip.² 3108 .i. sil Aidaim, 247 . SR 4852 (: ṅglan). serc Dé ┐ in choimnessaim, PH 4605 . Cf. serc do chomnesom (coibnesaim, v.l.), ACL iii 312.15 . serc nDē ┐ coibnessamh, Fl. Earls 218.11 . Note further: nícon tarat athis fora ch.¤ gl. proximum, Ml. 36a1 . ho ch.¤ , ibid. eícndag comnissim gl. detractores, Wb. 1c6 . do gor inna coimnessam, ZCP iii 29.30 . searc do coimnesaim amlut fodēin, 30.5 . di-ar comnesaim, PH 5820 . carait . . . a comnesmu, 5860 . d'ar comnesamaib, 5836 . o-r cómnessmaib, 5812 .

In secular contexts neighbour(s), relative(s), kin(sman): o cach coimnesam di araili, Laws i 8.4 . ? ní tá Conall c.¤ Cormaic, LL 13784 (rhet.). do guin a charat ┐ a choibnesaim ` relation ', TBC-LL² 2457 = coimhneasa, TBC St. 2451 . rochiset a comnesomh, Lism. L. 104 = a c[h]omnestai, Trip.² 161 . a carait ┐ a coibnesam ` kinsfolk ', Grail 1644 . facoibh . . . do coibnesom collaidi = exi de . . . domo patris tui, Lism. L. 656 .

Note also: na cennacha inda(?) c.¤ `in its vicinity', Stair Erc. 1253 .

creth

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Forms: cretha

n g s. cretha. craftmanship, skilled work (somet. with idea of `magically transforming', Watkins, Celtica vi 214-5 ): do breth c.¤ do iosebh `piece of craftsmanship', Blathm. 104 § 47 . cretha ciara granaigter / gnimaig for cinn na casra, SR 8307 . ? cern eter crethaib, LU 8645 ( FB 48 ). Most freq. of poetical compositions, the poetical art : c.¤ cona dire, Ériu xiii 30.8 . coicclighe cretha, 25.13 . issed ro legus roth (.i. cuaird) c.¤ (.i. na eicse), RC xx 44. 20 (ACC). i n-airm c.¤ chetail, xxvi 14 § 5 . fetar mo choll c.¤ , 50 § 270 ? itir diabla c.¤ coimperta, O'D. 2214 (Nero A vii, 147b). ? gan dire do chreith caoinṡrothaibh, Ériu xiii 17.13 . do creath caonsrothaibh, 42.24 . lūagh nátha do gach fer creath (.i. eladna), ZCP v 486 § 10 (B. na f.). as a ós is cearr gach creath, ZCP iii 378.15 (B. na f.). ba di crithaib eicisi, IT iii 52.7 . dodonairb iar cetul ch.¤ (leg. cetulch.¤ ?) .i. . . . iar cantain a aí, LL 24261 ( RC xxvi 14 § 2 ). creth-mon .i. mon cles ┐ c.¤ ēxi , Corm. Y 237 . c.¤ .i. eigsi, Cóir Anm. 67 . creath .i. áoi no ealadha, O'Cl.

crínmonn

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n Form variable. Frequ. as n. pr. and in connection with `hazels of knowledge' (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 322 n.3 ). a caillib (.i. a noí collaib na Segsa) Crínmond (.i. creth aí ┐ mon cles a caillib dī essa mbenaiter clessa na súad tanacsa), LL 24317 ( RC xxvi 18.2 ) = calloip crethmond, YBL 243b37 . caill crithmon. Creth-mon .i. mon cles ┐ creth ēxi .i. caill asa tāet cless na uadh ind airc[h]etail, Corm. Y 237 . cnūas crīnmainn crainn cartait māil `eine Ernte der Dichtkunst', Bruchst. 57 ( IT iii 69 § 10 ). ó thuitit cnói Crínmoind cain, Metr. Dinds. iii 286.27 . tipra sin fo 'tat cuill ┐ imbois na heicsi .i. cuill crinmoind aiusa, Dinds. 59 . dona cnoib gnǽ do-fuited dona collaib Crimaind filet for brú Segsa, ZCP xvii 268.8 . coill cæm-edrocht ar na comhecar do challaib crimhann . . . co cnóib . . . orbuidhe `clustering hazel-trees', Ériu iii 156.14 . crionmon .i. cnuasach, O'Cl.

druitid

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Forms: druite, drut

v (drut) IGT Verbs § 71 .

(a) shuts, closes . Trans. druitid sium in dorus, SG 56.15 . druidis an Coimdhe imdoirsi a amhairc gur bo dall, BNnÉ 322 § 32 . do druid Nái sinistre na háirci, Ériu v 49 . do druidetar an comhra fa'n corp, BCC § 371 . druidfiter an firmamint, RC xxviii 312 § 11 . da ndruitir in cneadh, osguiltir í, 3 C 19, 103va31 . Ellipt. do dhruid an Tighearna air astig shut him in, Gen. vii 16 . atá do bhéul druite (part.), RC xxiii 10.16 . san árus druidthe, Eochairsg. 65.31 . Transf. of `closing' a poem: mor ndrecht rodruid, Leb. Gab.(i) 168.8 (cf. 2 dúnad). Intrans.: o dhruit brat ar chneas í Chuinn since the shroud closed round, Rel. Celt. ii 252.37 . ro druitsit doirsi in dūine uata fein, Grail 3863 .

(b) moves close (to), presses (against), usually with FRI. Trans. radruit a bel ria bélaib . . . rasdruit ria cích, LL 34b10 , 13 (cf. Ériu iv 104 ). do druid C. a bhonn re taca na talman, MR 284.24 . nodruidedh a bassa fri belaibh a n-alad, CCath. 5985 . a lámha do bheith druidte le chéile, Eochairsg. 42.38 . (reflex.) co rusdruiti in chomla frisin dorus, Ériu v 28.16 . druididh in long i ngar di bring the boat close to it, BNnÉ 66 § 100 . an caithniadh 'sa chaithchliath nár druideadh `who was never repulsed', Ó Bruad. ii 190 . Intrans. co radruit ┐ co radluthaid dorchadu ndermair dar dreich thalman, TTebe 279 . da druidsed na het[h]aidi . . . taeb re taeb pressed close together, ZCP v 22 § 12 .

(c) approaches . Trans. druid lat . . . cuit Luimnig, Metr. Dinds. iii 270 . Usually intrans. with FRI, etc. drutid I. friú co mboi ag coistecht friu, Todd Lect. vi 52 . druit rium, ol sí . . . Druidis C. fria, Thr. Ir. Gl. xliii . druidfe mé rem thír dhúthaigh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 2 . do dhruid ríoghacht Dé ribh, Matthew iii 2 . In hostile sense: do dhruid léi go crodha closed with, ITS i 28 . Fig.: no cur druideadar re hOllamnacht an airdrigh `till they took to the post of ollamh', Hy Maine 62 . druit chugam, Imr. Brain i 65.26 . do druid cach dochum a chele dib, Ériu viii 20.25 . druid i ngar dom anam, Psalms lxix 18 . druideas Fionn ag iarraidh sgéal, Oss. vi 4.21 .

(d) With ó moves away from, abandons: druid uaim (= exi a me), Eochairsg. 99.23 . dias nár dhruid ó ghleó na lann, Oss. iv 46 . Guaire an oinigh ná druideadh ó dhaonnacht, O'Rah. xiv 6 . Exceptionally trans.: druid do bhéal óm bhéal, Keat. Poems 961 .

Vn. drut. Note also: comma [dh]ruited (sic leg.?) re duba approaching misfortune, TTebe 767 . ag drudadh a ndrannt, TSh. 6681 . ní druidim ó cheile dorin siad, CF 245 (Eg.). druidim le Dia drawing near to God, O'Gr. Cat. 481.21 .

éicse

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éicse or dil.ie/19729

 

n , f.

(1) divination, the faculty of divination; wisdom, the profession of a seer (cf. éicsiu): luid in mac do ḟoglaim écsi i nAlbain...corbo eolach i n-écsi. luid laa and... co mbúi for brú mara, ar bá baile fallsigthe éicsi do grés lasna filedu for brú usci...ro la bricht forsin tuind, coro ḟallsiged dó cid rombói, cotárfas dó, etc. RC xxvi 8 . ni thalla adar n-écsi (v.l. ollomnas)...i n-oenbale, uair forosnái th' eicsi duit it ollam ar eolas, ibid. co ndernui IIII flescca ibir ocus scrípuidh oghumm inntib, ocus foillsighthir do triana eochraib écsi ocus triana oghumm, .i. E. do bith i sith B., IT i 129.23 . coll écsi a hazel of divination (?) Metr. Dinds. iii 286.24 . Cf. also: aisneis na heisce (= éicse ?), Anecd. v 23 , n. 1, 2 (cf. Auraic. 5244 - 6 ). Eochaid Rígéiges...robai F. oca chuired chucai do eicsi do `to make verse for him' (to perform divination for him?) Ériu viii 156.2 .

(2) revelation, lore, learning; esp. poetry, poetic composition; also the poetic art, poetic skill or faculty, the calling of a poet: ro theich in topur...tria chocur na céol-éicse, Metr. Dinds. iii 290.50 . is aisti rathmar...is eicsiu athlam...debidi imrind, IT iii 106 § 15 . oi issan éxi ainm ina cæirech `oi' is the word for sheep in poetry ZCP iii 245.30 . cia dán airbere? ar in rí. écse, ol sé what art dost thou practice? poetry LL 289a36 = RC xiii 442z . tuccais an éccsi nglain...ót mathair from thy mother thou hast inherited poetic faculty ZCP viii 109.27 . ar duthchus a mathar dodhechaidh re heiccsi took to the poetic profession 110.5 . an exe ata let co becht, 110.2 . ní dia eícsi do tha[i]dbsin doib, Ériu vii 4.27 ; 198.15 . ní bhaoi... aonmac gallócclaigh as mó do chendaigh dḟíon ┐ d'éiccsi iná an tÉ. sin, AFM v 1728.20 . tús anóra gér dual di | fa tuar ansógha in éigsi, O'Gr. Cat. 392.11 . gidh beag Ieam a ndéinim dhi | a nEirinn is fhearr mh'éigsi, Ir. Review 1913, 625 . níor fháguibh don éigsesi...tim ná cruaidh gan chuartoghadh, Studies 1923, 423 . daoire na n-éigseadh the dearness of the poems TD 11.34 . i n-aghaidh céille 's fírinne na sein-éigse, Content. xvi 138 .

(3) the poetic profession, the bardic order; poets: iar fírdligud na hecsi the custom of the poetic profession IT iii 23.25 . an éigse d'óighréir, TD 31.13 . do-nímis—éigse an taoibh thuaidh, molta we, the poets 3.3 . ceann na héigse is na saoithedh, O'Gr. Cat. 582.4 .

pn Personified: Eicsi ilgradhach inghen Dána, Anecd. ii 50.16 . Cf. áit ar thaispen an eicsi cenn do Lugh, Acall. 1941 .

fochairich eícsi (pl.), term for a species of poetic composition, IT iii 51 § 95 (see p. 113 ).

COMPD. éicsi-gel of pleasant verse: don ealtain éigsei-ghil, Ó Heódhusa, Ir. Monthly 1920, 651 .

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oí or dil.ie/33584

 

n a sheep (poetic and archaic). oí .i. caora, Corm. Y 999. uí .i. caora, O'Dav. 1616. oi issan éxi ainm ina caeirech, ZCP iii 245 § 55. n du. dā ai, Laws iv 8.17 . pl. cia dēce h'ai aímenda (.i. . . . do chaorca sgiamhcha), Leb. Gab.(i) i 30.20 . ac gaire ai .i. na cairech, Laws i 106.8 . deich cét n-oe, Ériu ii 28.22 , cf. .x. cét oib aimind (.i. cairigh finda), 4.6 .

nipsa haí cin imditin, Anecd. ii 60.5 = nirpsa ai cen diten, Rawl. B 512 , given by Meyer, Contribb. p. 32 under ái `sheep', seems rather = aí `law-suit'.