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airḟairsing

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adj ( fairsing ) very spacious: fianboth fada urfairsing, Acall. 1544 v.l.

aislinge

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Forms: -iu, aislingthe, aislingthi, aisling

n perh. orig. io, see exx. of d s. -iu cited below. Later f. Occas. with intrusive -th- aislingthe (n s.), ZCP viii 217 § 10 . aislingthi (d s.), Ériu ii 204.2 v.l.. Later aisling. See Lochlann ii 213 .

Vision, dream: imbed na.¤ ón adchondairc som, Tur. 127 . dorala . . . do M. condacaid aislingi, Trip.² 220 . aislinge .i. lingid as, Corm. Y 82 . rotogaeth t'aislingge, SR 3120 . atchí aislingi coildnidi, Mon. Tall. 155.11 (§ 67) . isind aislingiu (not rhyming), Gael. 50, 123 ( Blathm. 74 ). danarfaid in nóeb i n-aslingiu (aislingthi, aislingiu, v.l.) dont ṡaccart `the saint revealed it in a vision to the priest', Ériu ii 204.2 . ba hi in a.¤ (aislingti, aislingeiu v.l.), 3 . atcess d'Eoin in aslingthi n-adamrai . . . .i. apocolipsis na rún, 200.6 . atchíthe dó i n-aslingi innas ind fir, LU 3452 ( SCC § 23 ). doreilic seirc . . . do Fothaid i n-aislingeo (: gó), Metr. Dinds. iv 120.19 . risna fuathaib ┐ risna haslingib (aislingtib v.l. St.) facessa dóib (of a disturbed night), TBC-LL¹ 5009 . a.¤ domarfás, MacCongl. 65.z . dia m-beraind for aislingi fer talman, ní beraind for th'aislingise, 67.4 . fobrais . . . a aislingi, 7 . atci fís ┐ aislinthi ingnad, MR 8.2 . an a.¤ do-chonnairc A., TSh. 5368 . suan oidhche na ha.¤ , TD 39.2 . ní ḟaca ní oile d'aisling / acht lí an toighe, 11.6 . bréag as ainm don aisling (: fairsing) úd, DDána 3.32 . caidhe agaibh acht aislinn (: sinn), 22.11 . uathmhar orghránna an aisling (: mbinn), Measgra D. 50.40 . truagh an aislinge 'a pitiful sight' Éigse xxxvii 97 § 4 . Attrib. g s. aislingte imaginary , BNnÉ 106 § 20 . As n.pr. Uath Urud is Aslinge, LU 10552 . In titles of tales: A.¤ meic Conglinne, A.¤ Óenguso, Aisling Tundail, etc.

alpad

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n act of gulping, bolting: a chraoisbhéil ḟairsing bheir alpadh ar bhiadh go moch., O'Gr. Cat. 607.9 . do thosnaigh an biadh do bhí innti do alpadh, ITS i 26.28 . beiris alpadh ar' armaibh clutched at his arms, Duan. F. ii 374.20 .

1 bíattach

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Forms: bíatach

o, m. (subst. use of 2 bíattach) bíatach m., IGT Decl. § 22. supplier of food, victualler; farmer; of a land-holder or tenant whose duty it was to use his land to provide for the refection of a lord and his attendants when travelling through the country, see Cog. 136 n. 1 , and to supply the army of their territory, see LL 10570 - 10571 below. Latinized betagii, see Curtis PRIA 43 C (1936) 62 f. , Price, Ériu xx 185 f. See also Mac Niocaill, Études Celt. xii 514 - 5 . eter briugadaib ┐ bíatachaib Ulad, LU 10282. daig raptar lia biattaig Fir Diad andá bíattaig Con Culaind, LL 10570 - 1 . biatach aen bhaile díobh ` purveyor ', Cog. 136.9 . a chuaird gemrid for a doercheli .i. for a doérbiatachu. ar ni biat aci biataig tria olc na hamsire, RC xxvi 39 n.5 ; base clients … clients The Irish Jurist i 295 , GEIL 30 . er Clainn Ceoch do beth ana mbiatachaib daera ac híc bíd ┐ císa co umal, O'D. 1959 ( Eg. 90, 7.1b ). ar teithed co ndingnedh Conn biataigh iar mbunadhas dīb (`hereditary farmers', ML 119.18 , 19), ML² 1562. biatach fairsing fial `food-provider, farmer' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 7.83 . hospitaller (a public officer with the duty of providing hospitality): (of dues to Durrow) bó gacha deisi biatach, ┐ bó gacha trír saerthach (= a singulis binis Burgimagistris unum bovem, Trias Thaum. p. 504 ), AFM ii 1092.2 and note. biattach coitchenn `a public victualler', iii 218.1 . biatach coitchionn Connacht, 628.8 . a ccró sleagh as bruidhean bíatuigh / buidhean ḟear le mbíathtair baidhbh, IGT Decl. ex. 814. b.¤ na mbocht (of St. Augustine) ` feeder ' (Vocab.), TSh. 5145. In phr. baile biattaig (see 1 baile) name of land measure (a `ballybetagh' seems to amount to 960 acres, Fiants Elizabeth 5674, Appendix to 16th report of the Deputy Keeper of Public Records): [a] maínchene féin . . . do Colum-cille . . . ┐ baile biataigh i farradh Domnaigh moir, AU ii 188.17 . da fhichit acra fo thrí / ag sin fearann na seisrighi, / ferann trí seisrecha mar sin, / cethramhadh B. Biataigh, ML 109 § 12. ar dha sheisrigh dhég imláin / an Baile Biataigh amháin `to twelve ploughlands . . . the B. B. . . . is equal', § 13. nach lēicfedh b.¤ biataigh d'Ērinn duit-si, ML² 1427. baile biataigh do iodhbairt la R. . . . Ri Ereann don Coimdhedh, AFM iii 26.9 .

1 brá

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Forms: brú, braí, bráe, bla, brói, brái, bru, bra, brae, brúad, brai, brúaib

n f. orig. brú u, GOI § 310 , § 314 . Later also braí, bráe (originating in later attested nom. pl. or du., see O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 216 n.2 ), bla. Later with dental inflexion in pl., and note LU 10226 cited below. n du. dí brói , TBC-I¹ 30. dá brái , TTr.² 363. a du. da bru , Ériu xx 26.3 ( Bretha 5 ), da bra (.i. da brae , n. 1), 26 ( 8 ). g du. da brúad , LU 10226. n p. brai (: taí), LU 10849. d p. brúaib, LL 13910.

Eyebrow; brow (later with pl. used as sg.): ciscilium .i. bræ .i. cílium ciumais in bræ, Lib. Hymn. 10.54 . nam brai mala dicitur , Cóir Anm. 190 = bra. . . ., BB 251a11 . `bra' (brá, bla, v.ll.) ┐ `laba' nach gnath gairm, / don mhalaigh is dá senainm, Metr. Gl. 16 § 39. bra no brai .i. mala dí bhra dhubha .i. da mhalaigh dhubha, O'Cl. fuil iter da bra ┐ a folt (.i. a fuil d'fertain iter a da bra .i. iter in mbrae ┐ in folt, n.2), Bretha 23 (42.5). mat is bra `below the brow', ibid. (42.8). cechtarde a da brúad each of his eyebrows, LU 9273 ( Anecd. iii 50.17 and n. 29 ). dubidir ri bran a brae (: gae), LL 6390 = a brai, 380b35 . dorat B. . . . / . . . sirgrád / do Choin Culaind co mbroí bailc, 22170 = Metr. Dinds. iv 180.3 (bru, brae, blai, v.ll.). abrait duib . . . / ┐ da brai doirchidi, YBL 127b27 ( Festschr. Stokes 3 § 3 ). dā brā dóile dúbgorma ōsna rosca, MacCongl. 97.11 . braoi dhubh, Dánta Gr. 20.21 . éadan fairsing fa fearamhail braoithe, Keat. Poems 881. go a braoi to her brow, Hackett² li 27 . a bhraoithe seanga, cearta, caola, O'Rah. 150.8.

Compds. isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 643. in fer bec brádub (.i. malachdub), LL 34978 ( MU² 555n .). rop é m'ainm . . . / in brádub (: ṡárgud) the black-browed, Metr. Dinds. iv 332.22 .

clith

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adj (vn. of ceilid; cf. 2 cleth Sages, Saints and Storytellers 27 ) I

(a) Of cloth, concealing, protective: c.¤ .i. clúda, ut est rofes cid dech étach: c.¤ alainn étrum `close(?), beautiful, light', O'Dav. 554 . c.¤ n-ālaind n-étrom do étach thana thirmaide, MacCongl. 29.24 (`suit', but perh. noun omitted before c.¤ ) . Cf. c.¤ .i. dluith no fir, amail aderr biat iar tagraib clithaib `after close(?) pleadings', O'Dav. 340 . O'Cl.

(b) Of the monastic life, hidden, inviolate(?): cuma limsa ní don bith / acht rop cleircighi [leg. cléirchide, ed.] rop c.¤ / is cuma lim gidh bé dhe / acht rop c.¤ rop cleirchidhe, Ériu ii 229. 5-6 .

II As subst. hiding place, hence protection: á chlid gl. latibulum suum, Ml. 40c10 . ar crúan ṅgrinn, ar c.¤ comnart (of God), SR 5686 . is fót c.¤ tánacsa, LU 3903 ( SCC 41 ). doberat . . . a n-ingena d'uaislibh na Tartraidech mar cleith fora bhfích ┐ naimdinus, Marco P. 46 . co losccadh cathrach cen c.¤ | mic aird Calprainn unprotected, AFM ii 734.17 (an. 995). ? ticfa in find feíg . . . c.¤ na crich, BB 266b48 .

Other exx. are obscure: ? ata-midiur arm cheneul c.¤ `wegen des Erlöschens (lit. `des Sich-Verbergens') meines Geschlechts', ZCP xi 88 § 54 . 91 § 2 but cf. Ériu xxix 157 . Freq. in chevilles: acht claind Moathaire maa c.¤ who do not need protection(?), viii 308.8 . réim cen ch.¤ , Rawl. 84b27 . cétna breithem, bág cen c.¤, / ruc cen chinaid in cétbrith, Ériu iv 134 § 12 (cleith, v.l.). ní boí rind / . . . / for gáib garga cen ch.¤ cain / acht a mbith mar ithcrannaib, LL 927 (= chleith, Cóir Anm. 268 ). reraig buidne ba mó c.¤ / for Mac Tri Con for Lugthig, 14068 . c.¤ .i. tinol, [ut est] sochla triar araclith, O'Dav. 407 (leg. arachlich, Meyer, ZCP x 350 § 340 ).

Compds. With noun: huas clithe clithbuírg protective fortress, BB 37b8 . im chét mbrat cuṅgas clidetach `sheltering garment'(?), BDD² 268 . os clitheiscir uill sheltering ridge, 23 E 26, 27.1 4 . a cléthib clithnimi, LU 1169 . inmain cathir is chlithrúaim / cos tictis maithḟir mochrád, LL 28041 (of Cell Chorbbáin). With adj. fuath-nell . . . d'ár ceiled in cleithi . . . clith-fairsing , MR 240.5 (tr. `expansive welkin'). With adj. derived from noun. cuairt glórach, ni clithchoimmsech powerful to protect(?), SR 8259 (: bithtoirsech). ina cró chobsaid, chengailti, clithfhoscadach curad sheltering, MR 214.19 .

cnáip

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n (Lat. cannabis, Stokes Ling. Val. Ir. Ann. 72 ). hemp : cnaib do mhingerred tritha, Marco P. 145 . sil praisce ┐ cnaibi, Rosa Angl. 148.13 . caolaighe cnáibe gl. rudentium, AFM vi 729 n. h. cris dobarrach cnaibi, RC x 185.20 . gúnna fairsing ... do chnáib, Rial. S.F. 312 . corda ... cnaibi hempen cord, ZCP vi 297.3 . la cadhladhaibh ... cnáibe, Hugh Roe² 222.3 .

Compd.: teda caela cnaibrighne, Caithr. CC 72 . See also cnáplong.

1 coim

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Forms: c., com

n (-mm) c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 14 . Later also com o.

(a) body, breast, bosom, waist; also appar. (front or breast of) cloak, mantle, covering , and so freq. translated in editions; see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 378 (cf. also meaning protection and phr. fo(a) ch.¤ below): cuim chnáma uili in triar sin, BDD² 925 .i. cen alt indib, LU p. 223 n. ata agam com cnamha, Duan. F. i 86.7 `I am a mere mass of bones', Gloss. (cf. Hermathena xlviii 151 ). daine . . . co comaib imdroma each, KMMisc. 317.4 . tug a láim ina chuim ┐ tug da chuislinn ōrda as, Fianaig. 58.13 . cach æn fo mbī c.¤ colcaidh whose body rests on a mattress, ZCP vi 265 § 26 . idconnaic an naoidhe m-beg ag tuitim a c.¤ na cumhaile, ITS v 158.16 . in bhar c.¤ `breast', Magauran 320 . im ch.¤ féin = in sinu mea, TSh. 4935 . sronnán id chom ar n-a chor (of aging body), DDána 56.7 . caomhthach do chuim, O'R. Poems 2671 . cum fairsing , Desid. 3036 `belly', Gloss. fá chaol a chuim `about his waist', Keat. ii 5116 . rochaidh an com re sruth (: corr) `belly or sound-board' (of harp), Manners and Customs ii 256.z . a com mar chriathair beach, Measgra D. 7.122 `forepillar of harp', Gloss.

Extended uses; vessel, container : im chomm, im stuagach, im folderb, Laws i 124.4 .i. ima cuairt .i. im belcumang .i. in muide, 134.3 Comm. h-i cóm airgit gil ┐ i ciste don crund sin na crochi, LB 233b22 . com Loch Dirg `waist' (hollow ?), O'Rah. 114.11 .

(b) keeping, protection, shelter : com. . . . coimhéd, Metr. Gl. 29 § 47 . tabar com (.i. coimhéd) dún, Rawl. B 512, 35a (Meyer Contribb.). bheith gan ch.¤ idir chách, DDána 46.36 . ní reichim . . . / c.¤ fheithimh `any shelter', Aithd. D. 51.14 . c.¤ caoineasa, TSh. 8957 `a smooth covering', Gloss. biáidh mo dhóigh a ccuim do sciathán, Psalms lxi 4 . cuim `a covert', Eg. Gl. 174 . coimm ria ccioth (prov.) refuge, resource , AFM vi 2140.21 .

(c) V. freq. with prep. FO: fá ch.¤ na néull anywhere under the sky, KMMisc. 248.9 . a cend fo ch.¤ cáich ar uair / oc cungid neich nā fogébe peering at everybody(?), Fing. R. 215 . sa cheand ma ch.¤ with bowed head, Magauran 2864 . cenn a c.¤ a state of ignorance, RC xxiv 369.6 . Of wearing or carrying of weapons, etc. (in some exx. appar. with idea of concealment, see further below): meinister no bith fóa c.¤ fadesin his own m., Trip.² 940 . do chlaideb fót ch.¤ (as a safeguard), LU 6155 (TBC). maeldorn findargait i n-intiuch bodba fa choimm, TBC-LL¹ 5211 . calga . . . fo a cuimib, IT iii 239.141 . doboi E. amal gach mnai na trecumusc co craisigh forbthigh fo c.¤ a concealed . . . spear, LL 393b11 . a gcloidhmhe do bheith nocht fá n-a gcoimibh aca `at their waists', Keat. ii 2102 .

Under the protection of: in macc boi fo choimm, RC xxii 400.15 = foa ch.¤ , LU 7938 = choimb, BDD² 1469 . nongeibh fot comm, ACL iii 231.15 . tolluid cach ben fo choím a céli ammaig, LU 8276 ( FB 21 ). tabair do c[h]enn fom ch.¤ come under my protection, BColm. 68.25 .

In secret, surreptitiously: fa ch.¤ `private', P. O'C. s.v. com `waiste'. dunuc fot ch.¤ bring it without anybody knowing (lit. under thy cloak ?), Vita Br. 26 . dorigne O. foa choimm / liathróit, Metr. Dinds. iii 248.89 . luid in íngean . . . ┐ craeb draigín cona hairnib fo coím ┐ asbert cidh fil fom ch.¤ guess what I have, BB 362b41 . mo ghairm ni cheilim fa ch.¤ , Content. xxi 1 . Cf. teora muimmecha táide: caill, c.¤, adaig, Triads 130 .

With other prepp.: ara c.¤ `before him(?)', Ériu xix 83 § 9 . for comairce ┐ coimm . . . na ndóine mor, LB 156b32 . cu tucad a n-oenchum re P. hē he was brought to P., Irish Texts i 43.25 . a c.¤ Accla m'óenar under the shelter of, Anecd. i 27 § 22 . i gc.¤ chalaidh, RC xlix 173 § 30 . a gc.¤ nóna at eventide, 171 § 17 .

Compds. co tarat a choimchriss immi body-belt , LL 14044 . id chlí choimghil, Aithd. D. 85.12 . crios clár gcoimshliom, DDána 119.19 .

In n. loc. o Chum Dínil i crích Corco Duibne, LL 36138 .

comḟairsing

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adj ( fairsing ) very extensive, expansive : in ceathar duil comairsiṅg, TTebe 3080 . tar crislagib comf[h]airsinga na cisel, ML² 672 . prīmh-chathoir chomhfhairsing, Fl. Earls 36.21 . Of person: bheith cómfhairsing fial, Oss. iii 232.18 . Adv.: go comhfhairsing sa ffairrgi, Fl. Earls 8.13 ; 19 . As subst.: ar comarsing in láir ┐ in tigi whole expanse, LL 31776 (TTr.).

compert

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Forms: coimpert

ā, f. vn. of con-beir.

(a) Appar. some kind of legal judgment or decision, but precise meaning unclear: comperta mbroga`criteria of land', Ériu xxii 83.5 c.¤ .i. combreith [ut est] itir diablad creich [creth F.] comperta, O'Dav. 351 . fear na coimperta aca rad nad indath cinaid, O'Curry 1389 ( H 3.18, 630b ) `the man who pleads', O'Don. Suppl. cia leth coimpert inarbtha brethe no airbert ae, O'Curry 2271 ( Eg. 88 f. 20 (21)b ) = cia leth coimperta indarbthar breithemnas etc., 1608 ( 23 Q 6, 5 a ). c.¤ .i. fairsing, ut est: tuca dochridhe c.¤ , Ériu xiii 77 § 217 . cain bearar fiachu cairdi i coimpeartaib catha glossed comairbeartnughadh, O'Curry 1906 ( 23 P 3, 21 c ) = caoin beradh fiach cairdi coimperta catha na tobaing egen na forbflathus, na anfis, 2257 ( Eg. 88, 19(20a ). fearr ni cearchaill comraici comaide, co feisir coimperta comlaithre co nach tairce difolta dait, 1889 ( 23 P 3, 22 b ). fir . . . comperta naime `the test . . . of the holy draught', Laws v 470.35 = combruithe noebe .i. is o Dia in combruith hisin .i. cairi fír; vel sic in aliis libris, compertae noebu, etc., 456 note 1 = fir combruithe noebe, H 3.18, 391b10 (Plummer MS notes compares the `water of bitterness', Numbers v 11 - 31 ). do coimpertuibh-breat[h] Fíthil ann so, Ériu xiii 30.21 . coimperta Fiothla breth bunadh fíor fasach, 22 .

(b) conception, act of begetting, procreation (cf. Lat. conceptio, conceptus): combart do sarre `that Sara would conceive', Wb. 2c23 . adbar inna combartae cloine gl. conceptús, Ml. 71c6 . toglúaset chombairt `they abort offspring', Thes. ii 235.5 . do glan coimpirt agealuain, Blathm. 97 . ilar comperta `sexual unions', BCrólige 57 . cis lir lanamna . . . comperta do-cuisin la Feniu ? `Paare . . . der Zeugung (von Kindern)', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 16 § 4 . airiadad coimperta, BCrólige 38 . C. Iohain . . ., Fél. Sept. 24 . combart cen peccad, IT i 133.4 . cethir do ch.¤ (sic) dam, LU 4248 . acht go léightear a gcoimpeart `if you read the story of their conceptions', Content. v 84 . a bhféil a coimpeirte, Parrth. Anma 3579 . Attrib. g s. amser chomperta, LU 1656 . inbaid comperta, LL 14406 . uair choimperta, MR 172.9 . As genre of stories (in saga-list): na cuimperto .i. Coimpert Conchobair, etc. birth-tales , Anecd. ii 44.12 .

(c) In more concr. application offspring, produce, child(ren): aurail coimperta i soaici `Zeugung (Kindern)', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 26 § 7 . ni berat comperta for fine `they put not their progeny upon the tribe', Laws v 272.12 . ite andso comperta mbroga fo a luibid `such then, are the productions of land', iv 278.31 Comm. a chlain[n]e is a chomperta, BColm. 12.26 . na ren in coimpert (viz. the infant Brigit), Lism. L. 1185 . ? daig ní fhulṅgitis c.¤ Duind Cualnge accu, TBC-LL¹ 1532 `begetting', TBC-LL² p. 174 . coimpeirt geoid goose's egg, MR 110.5 . guth na circe / ag commaoidhamh a coimpeirte, Éigse i 118.13 .

(d) semen virile : hoc sperma. coimpert , Ir. Gl. 847 . in ch.¤ . . . rolásaide . . . it maclocsu, LL 35686 . rothoit a coimpert uadh, Fél. 134.37 . ambra sperma ceti .i. coimpert an mhil mhóir, 23 K 42, 349.3 .

1 corc

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n heart (B. na f.): mo c[h.] am reilic roghaol .i. mo chraidhe am chorp robris, ZCP v 487 § 2 . dochombuich mo ch.¤-sa thall .i. mo craidi-si astigh, w. c.¤ na dtūath (of a chieftain), § 15 . ong nach rān a chuirc slabhar .i. is trūagh nach fír a craidhe fairsing , 488 § 6 . See 2 cor, cuirc.

cuirc

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n ong nach rān a ch.¤ slabhar .i. is trūagh nach fír a craidhe fairsing , ZCP v 488 § 6 (B. na f.). Cf. 1 corc.

cumgrach

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n o (cumung) narrowness, strait, distress : le cúmhgrach laoch ┐ daoine press of the warriors, Ériu i 87 n. 6 . bráithre i gcumhangrach, O'Rah. 136.11 . créachta a gclú a gcumhgrach, Ó Bruad. iii 92.19 . is fairsing . . . Dia ann gach cumhghrach, Párl. na mB. 101 . See cumangrach.

cumung

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Forms: -ang, -ong, -ucc, cumhand, Cumuṅg

adj u, GOI § 358 . Also -ang, -ong, -ucc; cumhand (= -nn), Mackinnon Cat. 90.5 (see Wortk. 68 ).

Narrow; constricted; close; compressed, restricted; constrained: is c.¤ fuirib-si . . . occa nairitin na forcetal gl. angustiamini in uisceribus uestrís, Wb. 16a12 . timmthastaib no cumcaib gl. fixis labris, Sg. 6a17 . drochet cóel ┐ c.¤ , LU 2155 . chumu[n]c, 2160 . ? hi cocill chumucc anxious(?), 5505 (TBC). muinchend cumuṅg, 79 . i mbernaid cumaiṅg, TBC-LL² 1799 . cnú chumang chíar, Metr. Dinds. iii 144.5 . srotha . . . cumhga, Lism. L. 3661 . ger-ua cumgai na doirsi, TTebe 3866 . in dabuch . . . / fairsing ndési, cumang trír, Acall. 3926 . cuimge leo doirrsi na catrach, BB 436b8 . c.¤ . . . sét na bethad, PH 4002 . co ceimeannaibh cumgae, Stair Erc. 234 . 'na gcró-bhuaile chumhaing, TSh. 6696 . Tūadmuma nach cumang cath `not scanty in battalions', Ériu ii 50 § 2 . tír nach cumang móin, Ériu iv 228.7 .

More abstract applications: cumge airberta `close prac- titioners' (of women), Tec. Corm. 32.78 . is cumhang an chumha, Aithd. D. 6.8 . dá cridheise is cumhong, 18.25 . is rian chumhang . . . / teacht d'ḟulang pian i bpríosún, DDána 37.14 . cumhang le cách a chomhtha `too small', RC xlix 171 § 19 . an chomhairle chumhang `small-minded', Content. ii 47 . dream nar cumang ré cliaraibh mean, Duan. F. ii 378 § 29 .

Compar. is cumga . . . quidim . . . quam a inde, Auraic. 3397 . ní is cunga, Isaiah xxviii 20 . As superl. do chleith cró as cumnga, IGT Abstr. Nouns ex. 1004 . gach uair . . . is cumga an ainail `most difficult' (breathing), RC xlix 51.9 . feibh as cuimge conrangattar as tightly as possible (of fetters), AFM vi 1904.9 . Adv. co c.¤ gl. anxie, Laud 610, 24a cited Contribb. 567 .

As subst. nepuid hi cumgaib gl. eluctatus omnes angustias, Ml. 122a11 . tar cumang mo chraois, Ériu iii 148 § 3 . a breith a cumang sraiti `the narrow part of the street', Laws iii 184.19 Comm. ? gabur raith do c.¤ ┐ aitire do raith (process in recovery of a debt) `a competent surety'(?), Laws i 120.2 . Portion (centre loin ?) of meat: a cumang ni turbadach 'not mean the portion' Angus Matheson Essays 121 § 7 . As river-name:pn Cumuṅg, TBC-LL² 3608 .

Compds. With nouns: asin ccumhangcharcair, Hugh Roe² 264.x . asan ccumhang cuimbreach (sic), 328.21 . With adj.: lama lenaim. / cumangtholl, IT iii 77.8 .

See cúac.

2 dál

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Forms: dálae, dála, dáil, dáil, dála, dálaib, dáil

n ā, f. g s. dálae, dála. a s. dáil. d s. dáil. pl. nom. acc. dála. d p. dálaib.—n s. later dáil.

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(a) A meeting with (fri): bái oc frithairi na aidchi contuli tráth a dála, IT i 126. 19 . ticc iarum in ingen assa dáil, ib. 11 . ní arnicc Ailill a dáil, ib. 127. 18 . noco dernad ríu mo dál, ib. 224. 20 . Aas and nobidh a dalsom fri Creid, Anecd. i 14. 25 . dál itir Aedh ┐ Cathal, AU i 194. 2 . is truag in dál, TBC-LL¹ 4098 . dursan do dál dédenach, ib. 4036 (but dál, 3512 is probably the vn. of the preceding radáled). dálas dáil, Fianaig. 10. 5 . fil mo dáilse (mo dálsa l. 3 ) fris innocht, Hib. Min. 77. 21 . docein doroacht do dáil, Fianaig. 10 , 11 . inna cóic dáloi a ricfom .i. dál fri cneid dál fri bás dál fri muintir nDé dál fri demno dál fri hesérgi allaithiu brathæ, ZCP iii 455. 2 . atá ar ndal go ríg na roth, ib. vii 304. 12 . druim re deman dál re Dia, ACL iii 306. 10 . dail fria cnes fria caemchichi, LL 179 a 40 . dogén airius dála frib ann, PH 3008 . dál báis a meeting with death (cf. IV): co rosfargbais i ndáil báis, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 20. 8 . darsin ndáil i tiagsa .i. dál báis, RC xiii 387 . ria ndul i ndáil báis, MacCongl. 29. 26 ; 81. 11 . conid foichlidhi do cachæn in dal derb ┐ an dal inderb... .i. dail bais, Ériu v 120. 1 . dál éco ( = W. dadyl angheu) id. dochta do neoch dálas dáil facbas dáil néco fri láim, Fianaig. 10. 5 . Cf. da ttecmadh éc dála dam is ar méd grádha Gaoidheal, Reeves Ad. 288. 3 . Without qualifier: hi llaithiu dāla, Rawl. B 502 124 b 55 = ina ló dála, Fing. R. 261 . dál fo demi, v. 1 deime below.

(b) a hostile meeting, an encounter: tiagam issin dail sea do chosnam ind ḟir sea, TBC-LL¹ 3258 . techt i ndáil ailt Ulad is dal dia mbia pudar, ib. 3271 . ratfíat láich rat láma noco raga ar dála, ib. 3053 . dian a buille dond a dál, Metr. Dinds. ii 16. 4 . ... in debhaid dál adcíu, ACL iii 297. 1 (cf. bág atchíu, 294. 19 ), cf. 297. 7 . cia robói do dál ri nech robí do dál dedenach, TFerbe 453 . meni thæth...lemsa man dailse, CRR 8. 14 . gair ri dogur dál ri dimbuaid, ib. 44. 22 . LL 195 a 39 , 43 . ropsat liri a ndála ropsat láma trena, ib. 46 a 19 . gan dáil gan glíaid ZCP viii 229 st 7 . dáil glecach gonach, Cog. 158. 4 . dál díbeirge, Lec. 353 b 24 . druideamaoid na choinne san dáil, Oss. i 128. 3 . is nach cuibhe dhuit gan seasamh le Daolchiabh a ndáil, ib. iv 154. 28 . dob iomdha buille ┐ béim san dáil, Stowe-MS F iv a, p. 78. 6 . gur bhain lena chloidhiomh san treas deich ndála asa chorp caoindheas, ib. 9 . dál-ingabáil avoiding of battle MR 294. 17 .

prep do dáil towards, against : ná toraig dot dáil in bé thondgel, LL 147 a 6 . eirc...┐ finnta latt cid thacras Déicc diar ndáil, PH 1042 .

prep i ndáil n- (acc.) towards (cf. i comdáil n-, i coinne): co ti a ndrong im dhail sea, Gorm. Aug. 19 . totáisiu imbarach im dailsi, IT i 126. 17 (cf. l. 2 ). do fóidiudsiu im dailse, ib. 126. 25 . cía so thú dodeochaid im dáil, 127. 20 . dul it dail, 128. 1 . tinóilid a slóghu libh im dáil-si. CCath. 1358 . intan ba mithigh do dul ina dáil, IT 126. 6 . luid ina dailseom, 126. 20 (cf. l. 7 ). tráth a dála totaet Étáin ina dáil , 127. 16 . tic ina dáil, 127. 2 . ní bá rí noco tí nar ndáil, LU 119 b 11 . ní thíset nar ndáil, LL 308 b 1 . is mochergech in læch radáil nar ṅdáil, TBC-LL¹ 3296 . in fer thic it dail, ib. 3075 . techt i ndáil, ib. 3270 . tancatar...i ndáil in chatha to the battle TTr. 1841 . tair im dáil, Ériu v 223. 69 . rachaid misi a ndáil éga, Anecd. i 39. 17 . gan ergi ina dail, Fen. 234. 14 . Danuib ria [n]dess sair na dail (sc. the river Don), Rawl. 78 b 19 . tuic inní atá id dál, SG i 18. 40 . dul i ndail chuirp Christ, PH 5340 . ní doilge leiss dul na dáil andás i ndáil cech bíid chena, ib. 5348 . manip amlaid tiasum i ndáil na hédparta mori se, ib. 5349 . ar eagla feirge chur na ndáil, Oss. iii 282. 7 . rochuimhnigheas ar theacht am dháil, ib. 248. 11 . an dís úd ag teacht na ndáil, iv 96. 2 ; 254. 2 . asa dtigeadh nach iad na dháil, 126. 12 . tionól do bhuidhean ad dháil, 68. 2 . ag triall na dháil, 250. 7 .— triallaidh im dháilse na huile ṡanntuigheas me, TSh. 52. 7 (similarly 245. 18 ). tiocfad id dháil, ib. 4. 34 ; 74. 13 . fógair dhain teacht id dháil arna huisgib, 60. 24 . ag teacht na dháil, 66. 35 ; cf. 248. 21 . rachad i ndáil mathar féin, 244. 17 . gurab gan ḟios tiocfas i ndáil an duine, 74. 12 ; 74. 14 ; cf. 90. 7 , 192. 29 , 206. 2 , 244. 17 .

prep i ndáil (dat.) near, along with (cf. II), cf. i comdáil. Mod. i ndáil le near, Aran and W. Conn. ( GJ xxxii 128 ); in mod. MSS sometimes a ná le. im dhail ad dirim, Gorm. March 22 . Petar Subhne Seuer...co deghmin nar ndailne, ib. Jan. 11 . Perpetuus Cathub...nar ndailne, ib. Apr. 8 . sciath rígh Teabhtha seo na dáil together with it ZCP viii. 227 . im dáil: Fionn san ḟiann gan stad am dháil, Oss. iii 290. 16 . dá mairfeadh Conán am dháil, iv 22. 27 ( am chomhdháil, vi 14. 22 ). iv 80. 3 . it dáil: an bhfuil Fionn san ḟiann ad dháil, iii 248. 27 . ó tá truagh as taise ad dháil, iii 274. 27 . beidh ad dháil Aodh Beag, iv 74. 3 ; vi 26. 15 . (in)na dáil: rochuir chugam an tṡáith aráin as deoch na dháil and a drink together with it iii 278. 24 . is leor do ṡeanoir an phian mar atá as gan tuilleadh na dáil without adding to it iii 286. 3 . dothriall annsúd aran bhféinn Oscur as Aodh na dháil, iv 82. 18 . gan sluagh ná tóir na dháil, iv 120. 3 . ní iarann (sc. Dia) tóir catha go deó na dháil, iv 122. 22 . (in)nár ndáil: san ḟiann uile nár ndáil go dlúth, vi 10. 2 . dḟág sinn uile faoi gheasaibh na dtuile nár ndáil, vi 48. 10 . (in)na ndáil: gan teirce a bhfonn na ndáil, iv 140. 36 .

prep imm dáil n- around, near, along with: beit mom dáil cen dimbaig Cionia chaid, Gorm. Apr. 3 . beit móm dáil in dremsa, ib. Apr. 27 .

prep ó dáil away from: an ḟiann óm dháil ar cheal the fiann being gone from me Oss. iii 276. 2 .

II A meeting, conference, assembly, convention; a legal meeting, court . Often connected with 1 airecht, comthinól, 1 oenach, terchomrac, tochomrac. For -dál as a collective suffix see ban-dál. dál .i. airecht ut est robbé uas bar ndálaib ( = Fél. Ep. 63 ), O'Dav. 644 . dál as chomtig fri dáma, Thes. ii 329. 1 . Frequent in the Laws: caite dail? ní adgelltar .i. in leth ingellus neach dul ┐ muna dech biaid smacht urcraidi dala uad ... mada ndech noco nuil smacht urcraidi dala uad, Laws iii 330. 1 . fuírech i ndail i mbi ri, ii 128. 19 . do les dala nó airechta, ii 214. 17 . teora tomaltu ata córai do ríg fora tuaitha oenach ┐ dal do cundrech ┐ tocomrac do chrich, iv 332. 17 . co dail críchi búi la tri cenéla saera a territorial meeting i 78. 17 . athgabáil dechmaide fil...im cach ndail críche, i 192. 11 . im lot do aibinne .i. do suide dala thy convention seat i 170. 15 (cf. dál-ṡuide below). má teccmai líth laithe nó dail no thochomracc tuaithe, v 396. 21 (gl. l. 25 : dail .i. oenaigh). fri gell fri dail fri dígail, ii 268. 16 . bla dúnad dal, iii 240. 22 (cf. is immi conéirgitis fri dala ┐ dúnada RC xiii 373. 4 ). dal .i. in dal ima comtinoilter ann, Laws 25 Comm. . timtach fir is gnáth a ndáil, v 238. 19 ( .i. a ndail aonaig, ib. 242. 17 Comm. ). iar tiachtain dóib don dail ropritchad soscéla Críst dóib, i 14. 15 .— is fairsing a ṅdálsom, Fél. Oct. 28 . attecham na hóga doairset ar ṅdála, ib. Sept. 20 . robrúithea i ndálaib, ib. Prol. 33 . it ruama co ndálaib co cétaib co mílib, ib. 211 . noddlomaim fíad dálaib before assemblies, i.e. openly ib. 133 . robbe uas bar ṅdálaib, ib. Ep. 63 . addreset na degḟir...mor ndalaib, Gorm. Apr. 22 . is iatso ríg bátar isin dail sin, IT i 212. 26 . rohordaigeadh smachta ┐ rechta ┐ dligheadha... isin dail sin, ib. iii 198. 22 . Feis Temrach...┐ fir nÉrenn isin dail sin uili, ib. 198. 25 . nach dal ┐ nach oirecht con-rísar la túathu ┐ rígu, Ériu ii 210. 5 . terchomrac dagdaoine dala menci, Tec. Corm. 3 . fá ma nadhmolad fiad righaibh isnaib dálaib, ACL iii 294. 4 . ó dosnectar ina ndalaib, ib. 298. 3 , cf. ib. 294. 24 . is ferr (var. lect. maith) cech dal dia tic síd, LL 147 b 26 . (fir Hérend) i noenbaile ┐ i noendáil ┐ i noentochim, TBC-LL¹ 820 . intan nothéigmis don dáil, Festschr. Stokes 3. 12 . i ndálaib ┐ airechtaib ┐ i comthinoltaib læch ┐ clérech, FA 31 . isé dano (forcetul) nopridchad i mmórdáil fer nÉrend, ib. 32 . Ériu co nimad ndála (g s. or of 4 dál RC xxxvii 14 ) FDG 532 . dochumm na dála, Three Hom. 60. 14 . boi dail (sic) mor la Bretnu...luidsom don dail, Lism. L. 48. 3 . ocht neascoib deg ar tri cetaib isin dail sin, MacCarthy 284. 19 . egnaidh Insi Fáil do díth a dáil nGaeidheal, AFM ii 602. 12 . cen luige do thabairt fo dáil ar domun, PH 2684 . amal dogniat inna brécaire i ndálaib ┐ i ndairechtaib, ib. 5947 (cf. 6055 ).

aes dála advocates : mná nád éta urlabra .i. ná fuair aes dala, Laws v 252. 26 .

dál brátho, in dál mór the last judgment : bid mou a onóir i ndail bratha, PH 1601 . is imalle ticfat i ndáil brátha, ib. 1652 . co nérius fén...i mórdáil lai brátha, ib. 3444 . bidat marthanaig...co mórdáil bratha, FA 6 . co tí in dál már, ACL iii 313. 17 .

III A law-case, a cause, case; a dispute, controversy (W. dadl debate, dispute): dal .i. caingin ut est dal dia ngetar a mbrugh .i. is caingin dia ngetar, O'Dav. 586 . ó bus tar muir ticfa dacra a dala a roga brethemon i nÉirinn dó, Laws i 6 22 . isé is fiadh naise imna dálaib ima fuiglither he is witness in the cases which are decided H 3. 17, O'D. 580 . aes dála advocates , see II. dala ile fri aes cerd, RC xxvi 40. 1 . is amnus dam beith isin dail sin itir dia ┐ duine, Laws i 6. 25 . imodcuiri fein it [d]alaibh act for thyself in thy causes IT iii 200. 29 . is mór nodcuiri ┐ nodgabai féin id dhalaib, ib. 201. 1 . nír bo chucumsa robo chóir dál inna caurath sin do thabairt, FB 56 . bretha córa for cach dáil ised dlegair do cach ríg, Rawl. 158. 9 . gan dáil gan gliaid gan gaisgead, ZCP viii 229 . na tagra a dáil co fergach, ZCP vi 271. 24 . dál do gleod to settle a controversy, decide. bid aingcess la hUltu in dal so do gleod FB 16 . ní gleter dála lasna Déisi acht ind aidchi, Trip. 208. 23 . noglédís dála, Leb. Cert. 6 . ar ndemnigud a ndála ┐ ar cinniud a caratraid, TTr. 1764 . court : cuisnit .i. cosnait .i. cosnam dala no cos na dála forsa nairisethair in dálaige, Corm. s.v. cuisnit .

IV

(a) A judgment, decree, sentence, award, ordinance, law , decision ( legid dam-sa ar dail, Fen. 182.8 . ná bi ic hildalaib, SR 1698 . Cf. is mor dogni d'imrateib, 1694) : dáil .i. dlighedh. gach uile dail tobhaigh is maortigherna, H 3.17 , p. 167 . ni techtat for dail is for dail a ndligid ( .i. is for dail na haili ata doib ani dlegait, 146. 11 ), Laws i 144. 22 . Similarly 146. 10 . dál Dé, SR 3891 . do ḟochmarc a dhála imon caingin sin, IT iii 200. 27 . ná rop guach do dál, LL 148 a 30 (= KMMisc. 260 st 6 ). ná rop dál co nattail, ib. 147 a 53 . conid sí dál forsṅdesid, ib. 163 a 45 . iar ndáil dligid, ib. 163 b 2 (= Todd Lect. vii 4. 28 ). ma daime dáil ṅdligid dún, ib. 209 a 53 . corbom etal risin dáil, ib. 374 c 19 . roptis fíra mo dála, ib. 307 b 28 . ní theilgset dáil ná dliged, 10 b 18 . rachunig ba fír in dál: a ainm arin cnocc comlán, Metr. Dinds. ii 72. 11 . meni digius guigfitir dala fer ┐ fírfaitir briathra ban, TBC-LL¹ 560 . in dáil adcluine así in cóir, Acall. 599 . da tísadh fo breith dála, ib. 2384 . is ann cachain in dail nasdadha do Gaidelaib, RC xii 116 . fuirech re dál rígh nime, ZCP vii 301 . mesrugud for dalaib Dé ní tarda nech for bith cé, ib. vii 307. 12 . i tucsin dála na ndéi ┐ derritiusa nimi robui sen, CCath. 998 . in cogar dorigneabair léigid damsa ar dáil, Fen. 182. 8 .—Prov. ferr dála ina deabaid, ZCP vi 260. 18 . dál báis sentence of death (cf. I above). tucsat dal (dail LL 299 b 45 ) báis ( dáil mbáis, CS 26. 10 ) forsin ríg, LU 118 b 35 ( Trip. 566. 25 ). tucsat na dúle dáil báis do Loegaire, LL 299 b 40 .—Here also: dal a talione .i. o eruic ...dal didiu arindi asrenar do cach iarna ngním, O'Mulc. 291 .

(b) an agreement, a contract, covenant; espousals; betrothal: dála gl. ceart daingin orra, Eg. Gl. 243 . dála .i. mionna, O'Cl. naidm a cor ┐ a ndála, TBC-LL¹ 2249 (YBL). dúle Dé darstánic dáil, Bor. 40 . dosgní didiu Concobur a dail (betrothal) le Subaltaine, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 43 § 6 . na deun banais iar ndáil o thús corghais go mioncháisg, Donlevy 116. 14 (with solemnity Donl.; with solemnity or public proclamation, as of marriage Dinneen s.v. dáil ; with this meaning still in use in Donegal).—Cf. athair dála he that delivers the bride or bridegroom to be married P. O'C. , the bridegroom's man O'Br. dáil statute, treaty, contract, covenant, alliance P. O'C.

V (a) A case, matter, affair, state, condition, circumstance : in dail eile fores é a leth acobar a geill aga fuasluga, Laws i 282. 27 . rofitir Ádam a dáil, SR 2029 . ba aingcess laiss in dál dodfánic, FB 58 . inniss dam gach dal ret leass co nderntar lim do leges, IT i 123. 16 . dal bróin is milti do Moen, LL 33 a 32 . sírechtach dál in bith cé, Ériu v 211. 5 . scarad friu bid dál éicne, ib. 210. 1 . ingnad dal (cheville) RC xiii 74. 3 . dál cen séna (chev.), ACL iii 295. 15 . dál arcanai (cf. mod arcanai, 298. 5 ), ib. 297. 11 . dál nad bine, ib. 15 . is dál deimin, ib. 28 . conad hé a saebforcetul sin fodera dósum dúscad cacha drochdála MR 166. 23 . innsaigeas hua Ainmirech im dáil nach dlig, ib. 158. 6 . ór thaitnid frim do dhála the manner of thee (O'Gr.), Acall. 645 . rob olc a ndála ┐ robuaildis mná, Anecd. i 46. 16 (D). in dails[e] ga trialltar lib, Fen. 350. 17 . uair is minic fásus irchóit desnadudh ┐ dimḟuirech na ndál nurlumh dogrés from delaying and procrastinating things always prepared CCath. 551 . do rédugad ┐ dordugad dhál eglasdacdha, ALC i 262. 29 . ná len don dáil fora tái do not persist in the course you are pursuing Aen. 580 . iar ccríochnucchadh a dhál ndoṁanda don iarla having settled his worldly affairs AFM vi 2234. 30 . iar ccor dal niomdha na leith having brought many other charges against him ib. 2142. 21 . gan dáil a rochtain for ccúlaibh without knowing whether they should ever return ib. 2358 , cf. mar nách biadh dáil imthechta aca, Celt. Rev. iv 206 . dobeir (cuirid) for dáil mbicc he makes little account of: doradsom for dáil mbicc ┐ for neiṁní fuighle na nuasal AFM vi 2124. 25 . rogabsom for neiṁsnim do denam de ┐ ica chur for dail mbicc ┐ for neimfni to treat it as a small matter CCath. 5014 . — tuc a ḟis lat gach dál fora mbiat, Marco P. 97 . iseadh is dáil dona mnáib this is the way with women Keat. ii 5323 . an fíreolas atá aga seanchadhaibh ar dhálaibh a sean, ib. i 104. 12 . dáil na foirne áitigheas í (sc. in críoch), ib. i 2. 4 . da madh linn gach ní ar domhan...folamh ár ndáil fa dheireadh, TSh. 167. 8 . do bhrígh gurab ionann bhur ndál, 105. 14 . ní thuigid ...gurab ionann dál don duine ┐ don ghort bheantar, 73. 24 ; similarly 4. 7 ; 4. 15 ; 7. 21 ; 21. 32 ; 65. 14 . dáil an pheacaidh, ib. 260. 8 . is iontuigthe gurab saobh an dáil don druing, 130. 11 . nó fós dáil na speile ag buain an ḟeoir, 73. 26 . ni hiongnadh an cholann do bheith tréith ré méid a duaidh ┐ a doghrainge óna dálaibh sin for these reasons 82. 24 . is minic ṁothuighmid duadh na dála sin ag buain rinn féin, 84. 18 . don druing rér bhean dochar na dála so, 152. 5 . gan anacal air ná dáil chabhra na chionn, 31. 25 . ionnus nach bí dáil chabhra na chionn, 254. 28 . dál nóentuma lot of virginity Metr. Dinds. ii 58. 12 . Probably here: intan rosiacht cusna dála dédenchu do when his last hour had come PH 6602 (but cf. deden-dal the last tryst); cf. s.v. déidenach, dídenach. Personified: slán riot a Ḟinn...slán riot a ṡárdháil na gcríoch, Oss. iii 256. 7 .

don dáil sin by this occurrence, on that account ML 8. 28 .

ó nach dáil innach dáil in any way: is nemphní ┐ is nemada lind tregdad in talman ó n.d. (o nach nd. R), Alex. 859 . ní chuindig nech fortacht o [a]raile innach dail (o nach mudh R), Alex. 845 . i ndeired na dála at the end, finally , a common modern idiom. Trí Préach. 7 . Páidín 15. 22 .

(b) circumstance, event, adventure, course, story : tánac dia innisin duitsiu mo dala chucutsu siar, LU 41 a 1 . is fuilled nága dála in da ingen, LL 297 b 3 . admaim ar in rechtaire a dhala in chlaidib the story of the sword IT iii 201. 28 . oca iarfaigid cindus douicemni dála geni Críst, LB 139 a 8 . Crístt mac Muire mó gach dáil (d sg.) ZCP vii 303. 19 . roinnis Fionn dóib dáil an echtra sin, Tor. Dh. Oss. p. 206 .

prep fo dáil, fo dála as regards, concerning : rochuir techta uadha go Cormac fo dháil na corma, ITS vii 61. 33 . fáitsine do dénam don ríg fo dala a ingeni, ML 154. 11 .

prep im dáil, im dála: dochuatar i comairle im dáil Stephain LB 229 b 7 . innis daṁ an ḟírinne um dáil an ṁacaoiṁ ITS v 164. 6 . nimdana...imma dala mo degríg, SR 2070 . is de bói in comthinól sin occo im dála na creitmi, LU 117 b 23 . nuchumtha ní rádim de im dala mic Deichtire, TBC-LL¹ 801 , 1484 . gnísit comuirle im dalai and óglaich, RC xii 80. 9 . um dala reatha na gréne, ib. xiv 365 . dorala do Andromacha aslinge dúaigh do ascain im dala a fir, TTr.² 1128 . mina abarthi fír frium im dála in chroind roḟalchubar, LB 232 a 22 . ata ingantus...acainde imat dalasu cindus rucad tu asin carcair, ib. 224 a 58 . indisidh in scél cétna im dála in claidib, IT iii 201. 30 . asin libar rosscríb imm dála na caingene fuil acaib, PH 21 . amal roscrib...imm dalai paisi ┐ césta himáigine Crist, ib. 28 . inní rofaillsig Dia dam im dála chuirp Stepháin, ib. 1487 .

Often only dála: dala immorro Eochada, IT i 122. 11 (= TE 8 , Eg.). dála na dá bhanchaointe, TBC-LL¹ p. 879 n. dála Ḟinn dobhér sgeula ós árd, Tor. Dh. Oss. p. 66 . dála an abbadh, TSh. 140. 1 . dála ríogh na Sorcha, ITS x 82. 5 ; 110. 8 , cf. ib. 76. 30 ; 84. 11 ; 88. 1 ; 92. 15 ; 114. 21 ; 170. 28 . Keat. ii 47 , 253 , 363 , 1262 , 3098 , 6071 , &c.

do dálaib: bae in rí fo glámaib gné: do dálaib a aislingthe, SR 3278 . do dalaib ind escra sin, ib. 3580 , is derb ní tuilter do de: do dálaib na comrainne, LL 14 b 14 (= do dhaltaib, BB 42 a 26 ).

VI Astrol. a conjunction : dail go soirb re seachtmad, MS. Mat. 72 .

PERS. Gilla na nóg mac Dál-re-dochair, ALC 1281 . LOC.: Cnoc na Dála, Dinds. 132 . Cnoc Dála, Sliab Dála, P. O'C.

COMPS. generally = meeting, assembly .

(a) attáil another meeting, another decision, ban-dál, dam-dál, deden-dál, deg-dál, dóer-dál, droch-dál, écen-dál, gó-dál, grían-dál, min-dál, mór-dál, olc-dál, ríg-dál, ro-dál, tiug-dál;

(b) dál-luc, dál-ṡuide, dál-tech, q.v.—MOD. dáil, g s. dála. i ndáil towards. dála as regards. dálta, dáltha mar just as.

drobél

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Forms: droipeōil, Droibēl

n o, m. IGT Decl. § 35 . rough place or road, difficult ground; difficulty, hardship: d.¤ .i. documal no drochurlabra no cumgach, O'Dav. 662 . droibhel .i. docamhal, O'Cl. dul i cathaib ┐ i ndrobelaib, IT i 74.19 . i ndolgib i ndrobélaib, FB § 35 . for nem . . . rodrebraing iar ndrobéil (: réil) (for drobél metri gratia?), Fél. Aug. 26 , with gl. .i. iar ndoccumal . . . no iar cúmga móir, LB. rosiact . . . dar drennaib ┐ dar drobélaib, Moling 55 . nosfoghluaisiond . . . dar dendaibh ┐ dar droibelaibh dar allaibh ┐ dar ardaibh, TBC-LL¹ 5620 . ac seilg i n-droibheluibh ┐ a bfasaighibh ┐ i bhfeduibh (sic leg.), Lism. L. 3218 . airisit for na droibhealaibh ┐ for na dithrubaib sin `they settle on these hard lands and wildernesses', Marco P. 29 . ní tarla . . . i ndroibél ná i nguailnib glenn, O'Gr. Cat. 430.4 . a dúiri, a drobéla `her rough places', Ériu iv 146.20 . doriachtadar . . . tar droibhéal, ML 60.15 . gurbhat duilig a ndroibhéil, Acall. 581 . uair d.¤ fairsing ┐ ditreabh fedha hí, Celt. Rev. x 345.13 . tearc droibél uait gan foghail, 3 C 12, 388.1 . gluaisis Earcail . . . ó Théib (sic leg.) na ndroibél ndrúichtfliuch, 3 C 13, 769.1 . laóch eli ag iaraidh do sgél | do-gheibhe a ndíamhair droibhél, IGT Decl. ex. 915 . ? Attrib. g s. tria prīm-choill . . . droipeōil diamair, Fl. Earls 82.3 . Cf. droibheil .i. aimreidteach no docamlach amail coillte, O'Don. Suppl. (citing O'Clery).

As n.pr. m. Drec is D.¤ , LU 10548 = Droibēl, ZCP iii 262.z . As name of a horse: Droibēl .i. ech Degaid maic Sin, O'Mulc. 342 .

In n.loc. co Carraic nDroibeoil, Lec. 461b25 . Druimm nDrobeoil, Triads . See Hog. Onom. 363 .

érlamach

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adj o-ā (érlam) abounding in patron saints, in holy men; pertaining to a patron saint: ó chill uasail éarlomhaigh 'from a noble patron saint's church', Giolla Brighde 200 § 38 . go hÉirinn n-éarlamhaigh, Ir. Monthly 1919, 167 . on tir ḟairsing erlamaig, Hy Fiach. 214 . Cf. an áitreb n-erlamaid, 266 .

eslabar

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Forms: eslabar, e(a)slabra

adj (ess + slabar, Ascoli cclxxv ) ample; liberal, generous, unstinted: slabar cach cumang ┐ eslabar .i. cach fairsing , Corm. Y 1153 . eslabar...fairsing o bronnad, O'Mulc. 429 . eslabar (gl. liberalis) Ml. 85a7 . rí óc eslabar BDD 15 . óig-rí eslobar, O'Gr. Cat. 470.9 . ba heslabar gurbat dērcach, Anecd. iii 13.13 = bat eslabar corbot erdairc, LL 345c16 . apair fris...ba eslabar, ba garta, ZCP xi 96.17 (eislabair, heaslabra v.l.). dia mba fuaireoch eslopor trocar fri gach trog, ACL iii 315 n. 21 . As subst. pl. concechalsat buada atmbelat eslabrai a baccaib ráth, LL 119b31 ; 'when generous ones will perish' Brislech 38 § 10 . Compar.: ce dotísat mórgressa remib ni ferae cóini | fobíth nídat eslabru (e(a)slabra MSS.) oldás in Rí dosfóidi `they are not more abundant than those of the King who sends them' Ériu i 198.9 .

esrédiud, esroídiud

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Forms: eisriata

u, m. (vn. of esrédid) scattering, dispersion: (a) eisredheadh .i. sgáoileadh no sreathnughadh, O'Cl. is i scóiliud ┐ i n-esréidiud nobíad a chenel, Trip. 224.9 . a cnáma iar n-a n-esrédiud fo Mag M., RC iii 177.32 = LL 120b35 . gech aen do lucht na Troi docuaid for esredhidh ┐ scailiudh sechnon na hAisia uile, BB 421a23 . cen scaoileadh ┐ eisredhedh [sic leg.] ind-aile criochaibh, Leb. Gab.(i) i 86.29 . rind...co trillsib tendtidib for esrediudh ass (a comet), CCath. 832 . ba fairsing an t-eisréidheadh o aroile doronsat na scceimhelta, AFM vi 2196.7 . ro bhattar a slogha for sccaoileadh ┐ for eisredheadh uadha 2124.19 . With obj. gen.: sluaiccheadh do dhol do sccaoíleadh ┐ d'eisreidhedh na ffoghladh to disperse v 1736.14 . gen. (?) teinte eisriata `spurting fires' TD 4.23 . (Cf. esríat). (b) dona fíb robátar for esróidiud sechnón Frigiae, TTr.² 198 .

fairrge, fairge

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Forms: foirrce, foirrgae, fairci, fairrgeadha, fairgi

n , f. (Thurn., ZCP xi 312 , suggests the derivation from *foirsge, abstr. of fairsing , q.v. Cf. Fél., Aug. 14 , cited below. See also RC xxviii 14 ; xxxiv 482 , Ériu iii 86 ).

I Extent, expanse (?) : tar fairgi lir longaig, Fél. Aug. 14 .

II The open sea, ocean: foirrce, Sg. 67b9 (gl. Thetis). foirrgae, 124a1 . aigén .i. fairrge, O'Cl. fairrge .i. [a] fervore .i. o bruth, O'Mulc. 492 . fairci (gl. [a]equor), Ir. Gl. 1103 . in fhairghi (gl. abyssus) 575 . is acher in gaíth innocht | fufuasna fairggae findḟolt `it tosses the ocean's white hair' Thes. ii 290.4 . ro rathaig Noe ... ind fairge do imthrāgud, SR 2548 . co mbaí Noe ... cen imcasin | di bith buan acht fairggi fraig, 2579 . fótrond farrci dimóre LU 9099 ( FB 85 ). tíagait ass forsin farrci, LU 6726 ( BDD 22 ). formnae na fairgge, LU 6863 ( BDD 44 ). frithe fairge a waif of the sea Laws v 320.9 . for muir ┐ fairrge, PH 2081 . cia leth i teit an grian ... o thét fon fairrciu ?, RC xiv 36z . muirchomrac forsind [ḟ]arce, AU 1022 . ind ḟairgge ochar-gorm, TBC-LL¹ 5027 . in ḟarggi, 5976 . ro cuiritt . . . tar muir ┐ tar mórfhairrge were sent across the sea Cog. 138.23 . for tonnaibh na trenfairrcciu (: indiu), BNnÉ 100.24 (form due to rime). gér gháibhtheach ... an fhairrge, TSh. 2067 . foghlaighe fairrge pirates 2380 . don leith thall d'ḟairrge, Keat. i p. 72.13 . Rare in pl. : na fairrgeadha the seas Psalms lxix 34 . In n.l. (rare) : in fairgi Ioanda (mare Ionicum) BB 451a7 ( Aen. 181 ). in fairgi nIondae (acc.) BB 451a10 (= Aen. 184 ).

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