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boing

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Forms: -edh

n = búain. b.¤ f. (g p. -edh), IGT Decl. § 14.

(a) oc b.¤ ( ic buain, TBC St. 1264 ) na fertas , TBC-LL¹ 1402 = fertse . . . do béim, LU 5256. saoir uirre ag buing beathadhach workmen carving animal figures on it (i.e. an oaken beam), Ériu v 62.4 . ag buing litre óir ar eing, IGT Decl. ex. 143. gan bhuing n-arbha gach achaidh, Magauran 2826 . b.¤ in ḟeadha a ḟúaslagadh, IGT Decl. ex. 743. gan t'fhuireach ré a bhláth do bh.¤ `to pluck its blossom', Ériu viii 195 § 2. buing céad laoch i n-a láimh `his hand could smite down', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 12. Fig. atúsa . . . / dom buing do bhithin t'eachtra / i ttuinn fhichidh mh'aigeanta `I . . . am torn . . . in the boiling wave of my mind', Studies 1921, 75 § 13 .

In phr. b.¤ béime: dá d[h]íothludh ar bh.¤ mbéime `which protects him from being insulted', O'Hara 2050. ní b.¤ bhéime ar mhoigh Mháidhe `it is no reflection on', 2036 . dá bh.¤ as an mbéim saving him from reproach, IGT Decl. ex. 762. níor bhuing dot éigse `is no insult to your profession', Content. ix 19.

(b) act of exacting, levying: cech airchindech fritai in les-sa do b.¤ , O'D. 989 (H. 3.17, 853) `who resists the enforcement of this right', Plummer MS. notes.

(c) With prepp.: do ghaois-se a broid ag a mb.¤ rescuing them from bondage, DDána 74.35 . sgéith don tuinn . . . / do bhuing h'ardtolcha as mh'amharc `that the teeming of the . . . ocean . . . should snatch . . .' (addressing Éire), Gadelica 12 § 7 . do b.¤ breatha dind, YBL 173b41 . do bh.¤ (a) eallaigh d'Uilliam `to obtain cattle from W.', Ériu v 66.16 . gan trubhus gan bróig do b.¤ / ar turus don chloinn óig ḟind without taking off, IGT Decl. ex. 724. ní fédthor b.¤ dhóibh a ndeaphaidh `to rival them in battle', O'Hara 1063. b.¤ fa dhuais do dháil to set about bestowing rewards, 2593 . b.¤ fá chéimeannaibh cogaidh `to take to steps of wars', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 354.12 .

dess

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Forms: deas, dessum, tes

adj o, ā.

(a) right (as opposed to left), dexter: deas (gl. dexter), Ir. Gl. 386 . for láim deis, BCr. 19c2 . alleth o laim deiss gl. dexteram eius partem, Sg. 17b2 . i noxil in tuib deiss of the right side, Thes. ii 254 . co súilib dessaib (: chennaib), SR 3671 . inna ndornaibh dessaib, Ériu ii 130 . a lámh dhes is a chos chlé, Acall. 1539 . in fath . . . ara n-abar cle seach deas, Lec. 533a31 . smitt a cluaisi dessi, PH 3115 . ocht cét lām ṅd.¤ do imdibe, LL 123a54 . na láma desa, Reg. San. Col. xxi . beannacht na láimhe deise, TSh. 272 . Hence as subst. ā, f. right hand, right-hand side (lám being understood): tria deis, Tur. 142 . for Dé deis, SR 1497 . Hib. Min. 10.323 . bith dia deis hi flaith nime, Trip.² 284 . réidig romainn . . . for do deis, Metr. Dinds. iii. 40 . ? ar des rig is ruirech, TBC-I¹ 2269 . suidhimse ar deis dreagain T., TD 11.101 . manais . . . ina deis, TBC-I¹ 3305 . a chlé fri muir n-Icht, a d.¤ fri bruig mbuan-B., Metr. Dinds. iii 190 . deis fri Banba, bél fri Bóin, Ériu iv 92 . a d.¤ fo-thuaid fri fuined His right northward towards the sunset (Christ on the Cross), PH 3321 . ná findad do chlé a ndingne do deis (leg. dess), 6081 . cor duinndeise fad ghruaidh a blow on thy cheek from the right hand (?), TD 3.41 . Combined with 1 s. pr. aff. dessum on my right, to right of me: Crist dessum, Crist tuathum, Thes. ii 357 (Hy. vii). Dia tuathum . . . Dia dessom, Hy. vi 2 .

(b) south (the s. being on the right to a person facing east). As prep. south of. In Mid. Ir. usually tes on the analogy of tuaid, tuath: i nDruim rig tes Taltin tréin, RC xxiii 312 . des Almain south of A., RC xxiv 54 = TFrag. 42 . i n-iath Cairpri des Bóinn, Rawl. 158.2 = ZCP viii 333 . des maig Midi (sic leg.), Fél. Prol. 226 . Cf. Desgabair (= s. of the Gabar). Note also: do deiss Danuib s. of the Danube, LL 136a33 (cf. tuaith Benna Bairche n. of B.B., Hy. ii 29 ). See O'Rahilly, EIHM 462 . In various advbl. phrases: andess from the south, northwards: dolluid andes for Beluch M., IT i 106 . ro faith a ndeas, Todd Nenn. 138 . With FRI from the S. towards, hence to the south of: ruind aness (= frinn andess south of us), TBC-LL¹ 1215 . conid farcaib . . . andes i ndeisciurt Letha, Hy. ii 10 . D. mac D. do Ernaib Muman andeas, Acall. 207 . fo d.¤ , fa d.¤ southwards: fa d.¤ no fa thuaith, Wb. 29a21 . scailit uad fo d.¤ fo thuaid, LL 209a5 . do chuatar fo des dochum a tīre, ZCP iii 19 . dafáid fo d.¤ co Victor, Hy. ii 47 . isin dara míle ó Róim fo d.¤ , PH 1918 . roláis a n-ernail . . . seoco fod.¤ hi clithar B., TBC-I¹ 1774 . bodes is bothuaid, Acall. 2742 . do cuaid Padraic d'foglaim bo deas, Todd Nenn. 106 . luidh bu dhés, ZCP xi 212 . dēchais uaidh fo dhes, Moling § 33 . a chlé fod.¤ frisin ṅgréin His left southwards towards the sun (Christ on the Cross), PH 3320 (cf. ZCP ii 225 ). (mod.) an taoibh budh dheas, Matthew xii 42 . Cf. sadess.

(c) In fig. sense right, just, meet: nír d.¤ (or deis, see note) dait mo guin, TBC-LL¹ 3953 . ni deis re Dia dergmartra ar dáinib God does not deem fit, desire, MR 172 . nochar deis é le dreich nDē, ZCP vii 304 . an arra is deisse re feichemuin toicheda ināt a seoit fein which . . . prefers, Laws v 420 . ? nírbo dál deis, Metr. Dinds. iii 70.3 . Manchaigh as dáibh as deisi | sealbh inbhir na hÉirnesi they have the best right to the possession, 3 C 13, 453 . As attrib.: cūic bā dēc don deachain des (: ances), ZCP ix 171 § 3 . Dia deas, SG 21.41 . rogell C. cach ní ndes, BColm. 90 .

(d) By extension convenient, becoming, agreeable, well-arranged, neat, later pretty, fine: des cach suabais, Corm. Y 468 . folt . . . cass d.¤ drumnech, TBC-LL¹ 5173 . in t-aislingthe laind lán-des, SR 3350 . cēd matal mōirdhes, ZCP viii 116 . claidmi . . . dessa, Cog. 162.14 . mór a gcrábhadh deas a ndaonnacht, DDána 122.17 . gārda roidhess, Fl. Earls 78 . cos deas ó mbídh slacht ar bhrógaibh, Keat. Poems 203 . ro bo des leo, Lism. L. 1909 . ger maith leis . . . nochar deis ē le dreich nDé, ZCP vii 304 . is des tarla sin that has happened conveniently, Caithr. CC § 65 . go dtárla an ghaoth go deas dona death-ḟearaibh, ML 46 . do cuir fa aithne ar a manchaibh biadh . . . do beith co des acu to have in readiness, BCC § 230 .

Compds.

(a) ¤dorn: ní raibhi . . . d. gan dá manáis, Acall. 232 . a chúach 'na des-durn, Ériu iv 100 § 33 . ¤druim right of the central line (of Ogam): it hé a n-airde: desdruim, túathdruim, lesdruim, tredruim, imdruim 'these are their symbols: right of, left of, athwart, across and around the central line', Auraic.² 51 § 6,4​​ . ¤ ḟertas : fil do desḟertais in charpait, IT i 320.21 . ¤lám: ca lín dofaeth dom deslaim, RC xxiii 420.10 . co scenaib . . . ina deslamaib, LU 3888 ( SCC 40 ). beannacht na deasláimhe, TSh. 9896 . deslām glēgeal, ZCP vii 304 § 9 . deas-lámh Dé, Dán Dé xxiii 38 . ¤lethan: in dá ech . . . deslethna, JRSAI lxxi 376.9 . ¤breth: nírbo deis-breth ná daig-bert, Metr. Dinds. ii 30.55 .

(b) ¤donn: co ndānaib domuin dess-duind, SR 2674 ( brown or ruddy in the south?). rinn . . . ina glaicc . . . da deasbualadh Ainnti-Crist (intens. to give A. a fine beating?), Lib. Flav. 32ra23 . ¤mass: as mo lāim degduinn desmais ` shapely ', ZCP xiii 8.8 (cf. GJ viii 49 ).

do-róscai

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Forms: dirósci, diróscai, diroscai, doroscai, duróscai, duroscai, dorósci, dorusci, doróisci, do-d-rósce, doróisce, do-r-róisce, doróscaigi, -derscaigi, derrsgaigi, derscaig, derscigem, diroscat, duróscat, doróscaitis, duroscaitis, doroscea, doroscat, duroscat, du-d-róscat, duro-scainn, dirosced, durosced, du-nd-rosced, doroscaimis, di-t-róscibea, duróscaibea, duroscaifea, duroscibet, duroscaifet, doróscaisset, daroscaigset, doróscichset, doroiscichset, diroscider, diróscaither, doroscaither, doroschither, duroscaibtar, du-n-dan-roscad, derscugud

v (di-ro-uss-scuich-, cf. Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 618 ); later as simple vb. derscaigid, derscnaigid, q.v. Indic. pres. 3 s. dirósci, Ml. 57a1 , Sg. 42b2 , 3 . diróscai, Sg. 42a1 , 40a18 . diroscai, Ml. 133a4 , Sg. 40a17 . doroscai, Ml. 138c12 . duróscai, 114d1 , 115b16 , 134c4 . duroscai, 129b10 . dorósci, TTr.² 216 . dorusci, BB 491b41 . doróisci, TTr.² 1215 . do-d-rósce, 627 , LU 10827 . doróisce, 2467 . do-r-róisce (rel.) Trip. 398.2 . doróscaigi (contam. with prototonic form), TTr.² 1211 , 1213 . -derscaigi, Sg. 40a17 . ní derrsgaigi , IT iii 239.144 . ní derscaig , Alex. 848 , Anecd. v 2.28 . 1 pl. ní derscigem , Wb. 2a14 . 3 pl. diroscat, Ml. 66d12 . duróscat, 69a1 . Impf. 3 pl. doróscaitis, Ml. 136a7 . duroscaitis, 79c6 , 124d2 .

Subj. pres. 3 s. doroscea, Ml. 56a4 . 3 pl. doroscat, 37b14 . duroscat, 69a17 . du-d-róscat, 121a3 . Subj. impf. 1 s. duro-scainn, Ml. 41c6 . 3 s. dirosced, 58d15 . durosced, 129b13 . du-nd-rosced, 33c5 . 1 pl. doroscaimis, 32a21 . Fut. 3 s. di-t-róscibea, Wb. 1d21 . duróscaibea, Ml. 89c12 . duroscaifea, 139b3 . 3 pl. duroscibet, 84b1 . duroscaifet, 84b4 .

Pret. and perf. 3 pl. doróscaisset, Ml. 119d3 . daroscaigset, LL 235a38 . doróscichset, TTr.² 219 . doroiscichset, LL 399b3 .

Pass. pres. s. diroscider, Enchir. Aug. 72b ( ZCP vii 480 ). diróscaither, Sg. 42b1 . doroscaither, 43a2 . doroschither, Ml. 107b5 . Fut. pl. duroscaibtar, Ml. 87b4 . Pret. s. du-n-dan-roscad, Ml. 100b4 . Part. 1 derscaigthe. Vn. derscugud.

I Intrans. stands forth, distinguishes oneself, is conspicuous, pre-eminent; absol. or more oft. with prep. DI surpasses; gl. antecedere, Ml. 139b3 ; antestare, 69a1 , 84b4 , 89c12 , 114d1 ; eminere, 32a21 , 37b14 , 41c6 , 66d12 , 79c6 , 115b16 , 18 , 121a3 , 129b13 , 136a7 ; praecellere, Wb. 2a14 ; praeesse, Ml. 129b10 ; praestare, 56a4 , 57a1 , 113a9 , 134c4 , 138c12 . ni derrsgaigi nech hissind airecht none outshines the others, IT iii 239 . ní derscigem nech di alailiu we have no vantage one above another, Wb. 2a14 . ni bi fodord do neoch dib di arali, ar ní derscaig nech dib di araile, Alex. 848 = ni derscaig nech dib araile, Anecd. v 2 . doróscaisset maic Israhel donaib c(h)enelaib cocríchthaib, Ml. 119d3 . diróscai di hilib a cheneiuil feissin, Sg. 40a18 . ni derscaigi dind huiliu cheneul, 40a17 . is do ilib a cheneoil fēn dorróisce, Trip. 398 . dirósci comparit di comparit a comparative surpasses a comparative, Sg. 42b3 . poisit . . . ni derscaigh do ní. Superlait dno ni derscaigther di. Comparait immorro derscaighidh di neoch, derscaigther di the positive does not surpass anything; the superlative is not surpassed; the comparative surpasses something and is surpassed, Auraic. 694 . ata derscughudh di (sc. dind posit) it (the positive degree) can be surpassed, 688 . doróisci ar áni . . . di ócaib in talman, TTr.² 1215 . doróscaigi do láechradaib domain uile ar ánius, 1211 . cathair doróisce do ṡaidbrius ḟer talman, Alex. 414 = dorusci, BB 491b41 . ingen . . . roderscaig do mnaib Érend, LU 3715 ( SCC § 33 ). roderscaigestar a tech so eter adbur ┐ elathain . . . do thigib inna hamsiri sin uli, FB § 1 . atait seacht n-ogha agamsa . . . ┐ ata aen ug and doderscaig dib uile, Aen. 214 . batar sech meic for .xl. la C. Doronad palas righda don mac roderrscaigh dibh, Marco P. 82 (possibly whom he favoured most, cf. II (b) below). asbert nád rabi for fertas in betha cumachta dodrósce de, LU 10827 (confusion of trans. and intrans. construction). With other prepp.: duroscibet . . . sech cech[-a?] ríga, Ml. 84b1 . roderrscaigh C. tar na .u. righuib aile, Marco P. 35 .

II Trans.

(a) surpasses, excels: ditróscibea . . . .i. bid ferr oldái, Wb. 1d21 . doroisce dōine Dubt[h]ach D. surpasses men, RC xx 152 = dorróische, LU 489 ; cf. Auraic. 5388 . desmirecht na deerci doroisce cech ndeeirc, MS. Mat. 614 ( LB 251b35 ). etach doroisce cach netach, Thes. ii 326 ( Hy. iv 10 Comm. ). in Spirut naob doroisce cech spirat, Lism. L. 1776 , cf. PH 3658 ; Anecd. ii 10 . int soilsi doróisce cach soilsi, RC iv 256 = LU 2467 . doróisce int ór cech tinde, PH 7018 .

(b) distinguishes, singles out, gives the preference to: bid amne ind eclas . . . feib dosrora [i]nn int ardrí, | uas cach maig rodasderscaig has exalted it above evey plain, SR 4423 . dia nderscaigind hí dona mnáib aili if I should choose her (i.e. Juno), TTr.² 378 . doroisc Dubthach a chumail dím prefers . . . to me, Lism. L. 1179 . feib radeligetar (amhuil rodearscaighid, Add.) a ndaer . . . de doeraib . . . fer ṅhErend, TBC-LL¹ 422 . an lucht derscaiges nó accobrus na rétta saoghalta seach na rétta nemhdha, RC xxv 392 .

feirtsi

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(in n.l.) : see 1 fertas .

fersat

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x see 1 fertas .

fersech

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adj o-ā strong, forcible (? dexterous is suggested by Plummer, who took it to be derived from 1 fertas spindle): urchar fertsech feramail, TTebe 3300 . ro comfergaid co fersech ┐ co fircruaidh, 2517 . rochuir in mē[i]s co fersecha (fersech v.l.) fir-ard uada (of throwing the discus) 2475 . Compar.: fertsecha leis ar ai cantuna ... senchus nad fenchus, O'D. 3 ( H 3.17, c. 2 - 3 ). Cf. 1 firse.

2 fert

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[n ā, f. ] a shaft or pole (?) (`axletree', O'Curry, MS Glossary), used apparently like ` fertas ' of the hind-poles projecting from a chariot: a brat itir di fert in charpaid siar IT ii2 242.18 . cumraigis [in dam allaid] itir dia ḟeirt in charpait, TBC-I¹ 690 = da fert LU. itir di fert in charpait 703 (YU). bae cenn airech air ar feirt, | for ar sithbi bae egairc, Rawl. 158.2 = for ar firt, BB 153b36 , for airbirt, LL 331c21 . ZCP viii 333.14 (but latter reading unmetrical). ? COMPD.: fert-bacán: a hook or fixture of some kind attached to the `fert' of a chariot when unyoked , as a stay or rest (?): cengailter na heich ┐ cuiriter na carb(ait) et a f.¤—bacana iaraind arna cairbth[e]chaibh nach scailedh RC xi 319.32 (cf. ceangoilter ar bfrithbhacain iarnoidhe ar na carbaduibh, ZCP x 290.25 .

1 fertas

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Forms: fersat, —aid, fearsaid, fertas, fertais, feirtse, fertais, fertsi, feirsti, fersde, fertse, fertsi, feirtsi, feirstte, fertas, fersad, feirtsib, fersib, fertas, f., fersad, feartas

n ā, f. (cf. 2 fert ?) in late Mid. Ir. by metathesis also fersat, —aid ; mod. fearsaid ` spindle .' n s. fertas , LU 5250 = fertais, TBC-I¹ 773 . g s. feirtse, Laws iv 108.6 Comm. a du. eter di fertais , LU 5066 . n p. fertsi, LU 8595 . TBC-I¹ 2512 . feirsti, Mart. Don. 154.14 . fersde, TBC-I¹ 2580 . a p. fertse LU 5260 . fertsi, 5252 . feirtsi, TBC-I¹ 2506 . feirstte, ZCP x 283.21 . g p. fertas , LU 5251. 5258 . fersad, ZCP viii 539y . d p. feirtsib, Alex. 232 . fersib, TBC-I¹ 2549 . A pole or stake , esp.

(a) a shaft attached to a chariot and possibly also a spoke ; occas. translated `axle,' a rendering based on O'Mulc. 524 (cited below) and on Lat. axis in Colgan's Trias Thaum. p. 390a , corresponding to feirsti an carpait, Mart. Don. 154.14 ; but the word is pl. in the latter passage, and in the majority of exx. ` fertas ' is used in dual or plural of a single chariot. The word may have been used both of shaft and axletree (see PICCS XIII 281 , but chariot-pole according to Greene, The Iron Age in the Irish Sea Province 67 , and swingletree according to Sayers, Études Celt. xxi 176 ). The f.¤ could be of holly-wood : na fertse cuilinn, TBC-I¹ 784 . Cf. cuilenn ? fer for araili inn sin, ┐ feirse carpaid, Laws iv 150.2 ; of [plated with (?)] metal : co ḟeirtsib ... óir ┐ argaid, Alex. 232 . in carpat co fersib credumaib, TBC-I¹ 2549 . Cf. 2331 . a charpat ... cona ḟeirtsib findruine, RC xliii 62.25 . In the follg. exx. the word seems used of a chariot-shaft projecting either in front of the chariot or more often behind : ech ... fil do desḟertais in charpait, LU 10207 (obviously a front-shaft). The f.¤ was attached to the chariot-frame : (all that remained of a chariot :) bass dina fertsib immon creitt, TBC-LL¹ 6070 (but cf. the parallel passages : bas dona fertsaibh im in roth, H, Add. ; dorn dona fersib imon droch, TBC-I¹ 3639 ; the prep. imm may mean here `on both sides of' or `including'). fertsi crúadi colgdirgi (dist. from droch, roth, all, sithbe, cuing), LU 9261 . A person could sit on it : co n-accai ... in n-aenmnaí for fertais in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 202 (but the sense is not clear). It could be detached and used as a pole for other purposes : domroched f.¤ mo charpait co ro ḟromur in n-áth give me the shaft ... that I may test the (depth of the) ford RC xiv 422.17 . cid nach srengai feirtsi in charpait fom thaib ┐ mo ḟogaimen fom chind co rocodlaind colleic? TBC-I¹ 2506 (where the `feirtsi' and `fogaimen' seem converted into a kind of litter) = scaroidh feirstte ┐ forgeime mu charboitt fum, ZCP x 283.21 . scar dam fortcha ┐ forgemen mo charpait fóm, TBC-LL¹ 3285 . Animals could be attached to the `fertse' behind : gebis da n-ag ... ceṅglais d'fertsib ┐ d'ithisib ┐ d'iallaib in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 1324 (= cumraigis itir dia ḟeirt, TBC-I¹ 690 , see 2 fert). teilcid [in ngai] a ndiaid A. co ndechaid tresin milco[i]n bui eter da fertas in carpait, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 34.10 . Further exx. : forrurim a láim eter di fertais in carpait, co mmebaid in carbat, LU 5066 . ar samailtur nime [ = ar insamlaiter nemed, SM Facs. 5b ] fri beusa carpuit (.i. cach tuidme tuidhmes nech docum in carpait do dul ind is uad uatuasluices feirtsi in carpuit ┐ a rothae), O'D. 508 (< H 3.17, 413 ; cf. Laws iv 374.27 Comm. ). da n-impōind m'aigid ... noragdais fersde charpait triam chūlmuinēl, TBC-I¹ 2580 . rogab in cú fertais in charpait fo Ailill ... is and donáraill F. ara Aililla ... corrala a cholaind for leth ┐ co ro an a chend i fertais in charpait, IT i 106.1 ( ScM. 19 ). is mo chend-sa ... imcoicertár ... eter fertsib [ferstib v.l.] carpat, BDD 81 . cor ránic [in snechta] ... co fertsib carpat, LL 264a33 ( MU² 307 ). Acall. 3510 . gia ra-thiasmáis i ndib carptib and ... ní rossed crú nā roth nā fonnud nā f.¤ dib [lár], TBC-LL¹ 5865 . in tan romebsat da fhertais in carpait, Lism. L. 3498 = fracte sunt due rote currus V. SS. Hib. i 102.32 . brisitt feirsti an carpait do bí faoi, acus gach uair da ndaingnighthi iad an tan do teigheadh P. is in carpat do brisdis doridhisi, Mart. Don. 154.14 . The gloss : fertais carpuit quia uertitur cum rota , O'Mulc. 524 (= spoke ?) may be due to freq. association of the word with `roth,' cf. TBC-LL¹ 5865 and TBC-I¹ 3639 quoted above. Or does it imply that the word was applied to an external projection of the axle? Fig. of a hero ? f.¤ búada for a blai `chariot-pole of victory' Metr. Dinds. ii 80 (but the expression may refer to the rath of Alend, cf. Acall. 4114 quoted s.v. 2 fertas ).

(b) a stick used for winding or spinning yarn, etc. a spindle: f.¤ snimae quia uertitur digitis , O'Mulc. 524 . fersad (gl. fusus), Ir. Gl. 568 . feartas n-olla (n s.) `a spindle full of woollen yarn' Laws v 214.18 Comm. ni tabair acht ... fertais, ii 378.28 Comm . damna feirtse `the makings of a spindle (of wool)' iv 108.6 Comm . damna teora fertas 116.9 Comm .

(c) of other objects : a spike projecting from a horizontal cooking-spit (?) : Fulacht na morrigna ... tricha bir do bid ass ┐ tricha drol ┐ tricha fertas ` spindles ' Celt. Rev. viii 74 = Mackinnon Cat. 133 . A rung (of a ladder) : a ḟeartais āraid (leg. feartas : cleachtus), IT iii 85 § 84 . a ḟeartais abraind, 102 § 189 ( fertas , Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 70 ) = Bruchst.. i § 83 , 86 (where Meyer reads : a f.¤ a broinn. Used contemptuously of a person). COMPD. ¤lorg a mace, club: fertas-lorcc iaraind, TBC-LL¹ 5529 St. Cf. lorg-fertas .

2 fertas

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Forms: fersad, —aid, feartas, fearsad

n ā, f. (prob. same word as prec.), later fersad, —aid, feartas, IGT, Decl. § 12 . fearsad, § 54 . A raised bank or ridge of earth or sand, gen. of a bar or shallow near the sea-shore or a ford in a river ;common in place-names. f.¤ mara, O'Mulc. 524 . tré ḟertais mara, IGT, Decl. ex. 552 . is and fóḟuair Pátraic in fertais .i. conucbad in talam súas fó P. isind áth ┐ fógabat ind éolaig béos in n-escir sin, Trip.² 1027 . do luid ... for Fertais Tuama (ford on the r. Bann) 1954 = per Fersait Tuama, Colgan, Trias Thaum. 148 . for fertais Locha Echtra, LU 5089 . TBC-LL¹ 1172. 1192 . Fearsad Treisi `T.'s ferry' Metr. Dinds. iii 424.33 . go Fearsaid Tresi, Hy Fiach. 8.16 . don taobh araill d'Fearsait Ṡúilidhi, AFM v 1610.20 . go rangattar ... tar an ffersait ar bá haithbe ann ib. y 0 . ro líon an mhuir isin ffersait tarsa ttangatar, 1614.21 . maidhm Feirtsi Súilighe (`i.e. trajectus or crossing of the Swilly, now Farsetmore,' O'Don. note) ii 958.7 . Cf. caislén Beoil Feirste (Belfast) iv 1100.7 (expld. by O'Don. note, as `the mouth of the r. Fersat'). c. Beil Feirsdi, AU iii 258 . srotha ... Bheóil Ḟeirsdi (: meisgi) IGT, Decl. ex. 1408 . In extended sense : os fertais blae on the ridge (crest) of the plain (?) Acall. 4114 . for fertas in betha on the face of earth LU 10827 (cf. similar use of druim(m)). See Hog. Onom. s.v. Fertas , Fersat and Feirste.

1 fonnad

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Forms: -ud, fonnaid, fondad, fonnodaib, f., fonnud, fonnaid

( -od, LU 6402 = -ud, LL 77a21 ) n o, m. g s. fonnaid LU 8931 , g p. fondad, LU 5579 . d p. fonnodaib, TBC-I¹ 3622 .

the wheel-rim or tyre; glosses roth `wheel,' LU 5180 , cf. onnaid [leg. fonnaid] in carpait .i. na roith, Auraic. 5578 fonnadh .i. carpad, O'Cl. (quot. = LL 187c27 , see below). From consideration of the follg. passages (see citt. below) it appears that (1) the `fonnad' was not the `cret' RC xxvi 30 § 125 , § 126 ; (2) it was not a wheel, but closely connected with it; (3) there was more than one f.¤ in a chariot, LU 8345 . 5579 . 6402 . TBC-I¹ 3526 ; apparently two ( TBC-I¹ 3622 ), one on each side. ib. 72 ( LU 4574 ); (4) a f.¤ of one chariot might be juxtaposed to a f.¤ of another LU 8705 ( FB 53 ); (5) it could touch the ground, TBC-LL¹ 5864 (St) and leave a trace on it LU 8931 ( FB 70 ); (6) it made a noise TBC-LL¹ 773 , 5618 ; (7) the `fonnaid' used to be washed TBC-I¹ 1095 . The word was no doubt sometimes used by synecdoche for `roth,' cf. cor bo birfocus cach fonnod isin charpat, LU 6402 = fonnud, TBC-LL¹ 2544 , which seems to refer to the spikes or scythes attached to the wheels of the ancient quadrigae falcatae. f.¤ fri f.¤ fid fri fid carpat fri carpat, LU 8705 ( FB 53 ). for creitt cen ḟ.¤, for f.¤ cen chul, RC xxvi 30 § 125 , § 126 (glossed .i. eich cen charpait ... .i. for carpat cen chlaíne, LL 187c25 , 27 ). arda slig tar f.¤ clé (of Cú Chulainn fighting from his chariot) LU 4574 . atgéoin slicht fonnaid Con Culaind fo dáig nách sét cumung no théiged no chlaided na muru, LU 8931 ( FB 70 = an fonna, Eg.). ní caīn-cotli are senfonnith the driver of an old chariot ZCP xi 93 § 22 (cf. aride sencharpait ib.). fondaigh (.i. carbuid), D IV 2, 46v6 [sic leg. Anecd. ii 8.17 ]. ni étaim ... techt sech nechtar in dá roth (.i. fonnod) iarndae in carpait ara faebraige, LU 5180 (said by charioteer who cannot get out of the chariot). pl. ógdérg a fonnaid , LU 8345 ( FB 24 ). gia ra thiasmáis i ndib carptib ... iar n-idnaib na n-arm, ní rossed crú na roth na fonnud na fertas díb [lár] ar a dlús (the ranks are so serried that if two chariots were driven over their heads neither hoof nor wheel nor `fonnad' etc., would touch the earth) TBC-LL¹ 5864 = cia conualaindse mo charpat ... co tiasmais ... iarsin dindiu ni regad crua na fonnaid trīt, TBC-I¹ 3526 . buí ara A. oc nigi na fondad, LU 5579 . forlengat ... dar brainibh na roth ... conidh eadh do thairmisc dian-imrim ┐ dian-bruthghail mor na ffondadh, TBC-LL¹ 5618 St (the passage refers not to chariots, but to the `roith nét,' apparently war-engines or portable fortresses of some kind mounted on wheels). gabaid a charpat fria ais cona chreit ┐ a dib fonnodaib TBC-I¹ 3622 . Cf. ni cumgid cuinge co llind Léith correga co ffuilib fonnaide fo chollaib clí ..., LL 122a18 (from a rhetoric addressed to a chariot-horse), and see 1 fondad, end of article. Compd. da ndroch ... fonnaid-rēidi smooth-tyred (?) TBC-I¹ 3392 .

fromaid

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v ā Middle-Ir. by-form of promaid (<Lat. probare).

(a) tests, proves: fromaidh for n-armu !, BB 265a51 ( SG 328 ). domroched fertas ... co ro ḟromur in n-áth let me have the shaft ... that I may test (the depth of) the ford LL 110b35 ( RC xiv 422 ). guro ḟromu cechtar de cumachto a cheli, IT iii 237.85 . fromthar a aicned ocaind let us test LU 9751 ( RC vi 164 ). fromtha mo nert a chíanaib, TBC-LL¹ 3671 . ro fromait iat ima rith (of horses) YBL 173b11 . an drong as mionca ro fecchadh ┐ ro fromhadh do caiptínibh the ... best-tried captains AFM v 1736.17 .

(b) tastes: atá topur ... ┐ cidh bé fromus fo thri é tét i n-óicci, Maund. 147 . da fromtha oenuball don crunn sin, YBL 157b26 . ni fromhuim biadh no deoch acht re riachtanas, Parrth. Anma 496.16 . Of sexual encounters: ba rogain mir ó rofrom 'it was a madman's share, when she had tasted him', Metr. Dinds. iii 84.14 , Ériu xliv 109 n. 18 . See also for-proma.

Vn. fromad q.v.

2 lorg

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Forms: lorc, lorg, lorg

n ā, f. but d s. lorc dromma, Ml. 51a8 . a s. lorg catha, Todd Nenn. 184.4 . lorg f., IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) staff, stick; rod or wand of office: lorc isind laim aili is samlid insin imme[t]ét . . . int ais lósc, Ml. 45c9 . dobert-side in loirc do bai 'na laim do (a king's sceptre?), Ériu v 36.22 . rechtaire teghlaig C. . . . Isí a lorc teglaig fail úasa, BDD² 800 ( LU 7186 ). slicht a luirge ina diaid, Triads 103 . ba híat a slegha ba lorga fosaighthi doibh `props', CCath. 2312 . a llorga ┐ a mbachla ina lámaib, PH 5103 . beir mo luirg [fessin] lat . . . ┐ rega gach conair bus ail duit, 2232 . rogerr a slegh ┐ dorindi l.¤ di (of a warrior turning pilgrim), ZCP vi 84.32 . an l.¤ no an baitín do bí n-a laimh (of Colum Cille), xi 142.33 . . . . mic Flaithbhertaigh an trostáin .i. a l.¤ Rómha (i.e. a pilgrim's staff), L. Cl. A. B. 3.9 . na daine . . . threigis an saeghal uile, ┐ gabus sgriptha ┐ l.¤ do ghradh Dia (virga). Smaointe B. Chr. 6071 . colg ara clúimh / sa l.¤ na láimh (of a dead pig, because he was setting out like a pilgrim on his last journey?), Irish Texts i 31.47 . l.¤ dromma the spine : hó lorc dromma [nō] delc gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 (see Études Celt. xl 65 ). na lorgdromma gl. spinas (? leg. lorg[a] d.), Gild. Lor. 169.

Used in some kind of proof or ordeal for determining the paternity of children of madwomen who have not been affiliated during the lifetime of the (putative) father: meic na mban mear so ┐ nucur astadh iat i mbeathaidh a n-athar, ┐ isedh dlegar dib a n-astudh ar a ligi (= luigi) go loirg no go mbreithir no go sulgnais, O'Curry 2295 ( Rawl. B 506, 28 ). tri fira is luga a fenechas .i. l.¤ ┐ briathar ┐ sulgnais .i. a l.¤ on mir gan urlabra, a briathar on mir co n-urlabra, a sulgnais on ciall maith gin urlabra, O'Curry 603 ( H 3.18, 295 ) = Cóic Con. 42 § 63 (`Spur'). a mhiond loirge mar luighe / gu ngoirge Ḟinn ḟalmuire, IGT Decl. ex. 2021.

(b) club, cudgel : l.¤ gl. claua, Ir. Gl. 52 . l.¤ .i. lúi airg .i. lāich í, Corm. Y 805. quia regem laginensium occidit .i. din tomad tuc fair dia luircc, Fél.² clxx 2 . .ix. slabrad iairn a cind cacha luirgi, BDD² 1280 . co trí lorggaib íarnaidib ina lámaib clí, MU² 775 . ethaid in luirg n-āairn ro bae triasin slabraid iron bar, Otia ii 86.16 . nir bo sop i n-inad largi [sen], Cog. 100.23 (of Brían Bóruma, a proverbial phrase). fuaim luirgi re luirigh, CCath. 6078 . gona ruibhne rena ghualainn / gona luirg fa luath a ngoil, ML 20.26 .

l.¤ áne hurley: tíagait tri coecait mac leis cona lorcaib áni, LU 5907 . a bunsach ┐ a l.¤ áne, 4868 . focherdat dano an tri .lll. lórg ána fair, 4877 . turcbaid . . . a oenluirg n-ániusa ┐ dícuris na trí coicait l.¤ , 914 . Without áne: bla liathroide l.¤ ┐ poll ┐ log . . . donti buailis in liathroid da luirg, Laws iii 554.3 - 4 (Text and Comm.). focheirdseom ūad a līathrōit ┐ a lloirc, TBC-I¹ 523.

l.¤ anfaid (anfad fury): atchíu fer chucund . . . l.¤ anfaid inna láim. Calg dét fóa choim (of Mac Roth), LU 5595 ( lorc anfaith, TBC-I¹ 1112 ). co táinic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg anfaidh 'na laim, Metr. Dinds. iv 294.20 (cf. ZCP iii 240 § 34 ). Cf. lorg adúathmar íarnaidi 'na láim, cend anbthen fhurri ┐ cend álgen . . . fuirmid in cend n-anbthen for cendar na nónbor condas-marband . . . Fuirmid in cend álgen forru condas-bethaigend, MU² 628.

(c) handle or shaft of an implement, etc.: for teora[ib] lorggaib a[i]thich—lorgg ḟorcha, lorgg ṡamthaige, lorgg rám(m)ai, Críth G. 531.2 . co na fuil aici acht rigi na tri larg; l.¤ a suisti, ┐ l.¤ a bela ┐ l.¤ a fidba (of an aithech), Laws iii 106. 14.15 Comm . caire cona inbiur(b) cona lorggaib, Críth G. 174 . a lorga maela (of hurleys), Ériu v 28.17 . tócbais a thēig libair for a luirg isin fraigid `on the peg in the wall', MacCongl. 11.27 .

(d) the membrum virile : secht nartim ina luirg (of Fergus mac Roig), Ériu iv 26.11 . tintā Fergus do debaid fri Coinculaind. `Olc dait . . . mo dīguin; is gairit mo lorc lat', TBC-I¹ 1210. See O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 369 f .

(e) g s. used attributively in several phrases (meaning is not always apparent) (i) áe loirge (áe lawsuit): ? ceas[c] co taet ae in-airecht la Feine? Nī. Ae loirge ar as ae lobair andsin, ae gacha bannsgaile, O'Curry 1614 ( 23 Q 6, 6a ) = cesc co ted ae i n-airecht la fene. Ae luirgi ar is ae lobuir annsin, ae cach bannscaile na fil folta (.i. na feine) na iardin (.i. iarmbrethemnus) le na turbaid, O'Curry 1269 ( H 3.18, 514 ). (ii) bard loirge name of one class of the dáer-baird, IT iii 110 § 8 , anmand na ndóerbard . . . culbard ┐ srutbard ┐ bard lorge ┐ drisiuc, IT iii 5.y . bard loirgi gan aisde ndilis the b. l. has no characteristic metre, iii 23.5 . bard lorce, .i. lorc ria hucht 'he has a staff in front of him', UR 51 n . do-eimh bard loirge lár 'a bard loirge protects a floor', UR 49.14 . (iii) bé loirge: direnar be luirge landire be loisde luineatha alaile, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A 7, 153b ) (`a distaff woman is entitled to full compensation-fine; she of the kneading-trough and churn-stick to the same assessment', O'Gr. Cat. 145 ).

(iv) cú loirge: cu loirge [.i.] cu ris na gabann greim lorg, Laws iii 414.26 Comm . (`a club dog i.e. a dog on which a club takes no effect', Plummer MS. notes); but perh. tracking dog. Cf. confusion between 1 and 2 lorg, O'Dav. 1155 s.v. 1 lorg (b). in cu loirgi . . . lan fiach ina cet cinaid seic, mad fri duine foglaidh, mad fri rubu, is aithgin; ar ni riagailter lorg fri rubu, 416.5 Comm .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤ ḟertas (later by metath. ¤ḟersat) club or cudgel; iron bar : doghlac a lorg fersat catha .i. túagh thailc throm, Ériu v 174.200 . rabert C. béim d'a lorgḟertais bar na sluagaib, CRR 44 . muadhbemnech na loirc-fersat n-uiriarainn, TBC St. 4653 . luirgfhearsad imreamhar iarnaidhe trés an dá lúib do bhí ar cheann an tslabhra, Keat. ii 6300.

(ii) With adj. ¤remar thick-staved : do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirgremar . . . a timcell Oilella, Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 .

See maglorg.

roth

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Forms: routh, roith, rotha, roth, rotha, rothadha, roth, roith-néll

n o, m. (cf. W. rhod) d s. i routh , Wb. 11a3 (a primâ manu). n p. roith, rotha. roth m. (g s. n p. -a), IGT Dec. § 95 (p. 127.24) . In early Mod.Ir. n s. rotha occurs (Bedell, Eccles. xii 6 ), pl. rothadha ( Ezekiel i 20 ; FM).

(a) something circular, or wheel-shaped : roth a rotá .i. ōn c[h]ūairt, Corm. Y 1087 (a false etymology; the word is native, see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 33 ). roth, gl. rota, Ir. Gl. 227 . roth cruind forsa-ndenat na cerda in[na] lestrai, gl. rotae, Ml. 18b4 . dona rothib (gl. rotis), Gild. Lor. 119 . Esp. (a) a wheel (of a vehicle): droch .i. roth carpait, O'Mulc. 350 . roth nó fonnud nó fertas . . . in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 772 . du. nechtar in dá roth (.i. fonnod) iarndae in carpait, LU 5180 ( TBC-I¹ 701 ), where it is used of the outer rim or tyre of a wheel. hi carput dā rath, Hy. v 84 (metri gratiâ). Pl. nom thescfat roith iarnaide in charpait, TBC-LL¹ 1340 . dollotar rotha iarnaidi in carpait hi talmain, 2640 . ruamghail na roth, CCath. 1834 . ni bhí in cathair . . . gin míli roth for fenaibh ┐ damhuibh ┐ asanaibh ac togluasacht ṡida, Marco P. 70 . ro fucctha . . . rothadha faoí dia fhógluasacht, AFM vi 1980.10 . Meton. the vehicle itself: nír imthige fri roth `do not race against a wheel (i.e. chariot )', Tec. Corm. § 19.9 . ag dol i roth isin aier, AFM a. 553 = in curru suó, RC xvii 142 (Tig.). leth ruith ┐ leth gobra half [of them] in chariots and half on horseback (?), BDD 51 (of advancing warriors). Of other wheels: lúathidir roth [m]búali, BDD 127 , cf. FB 87 (a mill-wheel turned by water, see ZCP i 94 , 98 ). Of a wheel for torture: roth mor . . . ┐ bera áithe ┐ clóidbe . . . in a medon, PH 1204 .

(b) a disc or sphere : rotha grene ┐ escai, Marco P. 68 . doimchellat na renda roth cruinn in domuin, Ériu ii 106 § 19 . ardruiri ind roith rigda ail | garg-ruide fri croich coem-nair, SR 1077 ; i.e. of the circular universe? but 1078 suggests the circular panel at the juncture of the cross-arms, on which in Irish high-crosses the Crucifixion was often depicted; cf. .xx. pars inna cuairt-roth `circle-wheel' (of the centre of the cross), Thes. ii 255.4 ( Stowe M. 65b ). gu Rīg na roth, ZCP vii 304 § 17 . a gac[h] rotha do rothaib [rothaidhibh v.l.] na firmaminti spheres , ITS xiv 68.7 . in roth árd . . . reithes grian (of the Zodiac), MR 112.20 . See also rothchles(s) below.

(c) a circular brooch, wheel-brooch : atcondarc roth n-óir isin brut ara bélaib, BDD 99 . roth creda sin brutt, TBC-LL¹ 5401 = delcc, St. cu ndechutar do chunchid roith croi for Aed mac Ainmirech .i. delg nos-facbad cech rig diaroile, LB 238cb23 , cf. RC xx 421 . a chneas-léine . . . gona teóra roth . . . do dhearg-ór, ML 110.29 . roth credha .i. dealg, O'Cl.

(d) in follg. exx. appar. of circular torques or fillets encircling neck or head: rotha derga tentide for sírlasad imma mbrágtib, FA 28 . atchíu [a] ardroth n-imnaisse | imma chend, BDD 100 (e) . Cf. cóicroth óir . . . úas cach ae, 91 . Of (? concentric) circles traced as ornament on a shield: dondscīath . . . co cōic roth ōir co mbil findruine fair, TBC-I¹ 2045 . cromscīath . . . co trī radhaib ro-dēnma, 2339 . Cf. the story of Cuchulainn's shield, Ériu v 72 and xi 54 , Macalister Archaeology of Irel. 146 .

(e) a loop, noose : atnaig a cend i ruth gait in the noose of a gad , Metr. Dinds. iii 252.127 (see note). Hence prob. O'Cl.: ruth ghaid .i. rathán gadraigh. ruth `a chain, link ', O'R.

(f) in TBC-LL¹ 5590 fg . (Stowe) used of movable war-machines mounted on wheels: tri rúada rot[h]a, 5591 . ar cach roth nét dona teoraibh rothaibh, 5604 .

(g) roth rámach `rowing (?) wheel', name of a fabulous flying-machine , see rámach. The term roth may denote the circular body, or car, of the machine.

(h) fig. uses: roth creth `circle of science', RC xx 44 (ACC Introd.) = roth cráed (.i. filidecht), LU 354 . roth soithe (name of a metre?), IT iii 36 § 18 , also called r.¤ soadh (= suadh?), ib. i roth na réime aimseardha revolution , TSh. 537 . rochtain . . . go roth uachtrach urchóide the topmost revolution (i.e. zenith) of iniquity , Hackett xliii 42 . eo Rosa, | roth ruirech | recht flatha, 'a king's circle' LL iv 27650 , Bondarenko 278, 281 .

Compds. ¤chles(s) n name of a feat or game of skill : LU 9291 . FB 30 . Ériu iv 30.11 . oc cur in rothclessa, FB 64 (where it is described; the `roth' was appar. a disc or quoit hurled into the air). ¤gal: tucsatar . . . craithed neim-meirtnech do rothgail ro-tren `twirling' (of wrestlers), MR 256.5 . ¤impód: ag roithled ┐ ag roth-impod aroile twirling , MR 256.18 . ruathar . . . ag roith-lingeadh orra wheeling round them (?), TSh. 6635 . roith-néll a whirling cloud (i.e. dizziness ), MR 270.2 . ? ¤richt wheel-shape, circular form : Tech Duind . . . rothricht ré lan ler fethaigthi, IT iii 22 § 66 = rodrict, 49 § 88 (LL), ródrícht, ib. (BB), rath righ, 98 § 161 ; Meyer Bruchst. i § 133 emends: rāith rīg.

slicht

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Forms: sliocht

n u m. sliocht m., IGT Decl. § 71 .

(a) a mark, track, trace, imprint : sliocht .i. lorg, O'Cl. s.¤ a asna triana étach, LU 646 (ACC). maraid s.¤ inna bachla inna leith cliú béus, Trip.² 1011 . ni acatar ní and acht s.¤ ind óencharpait, LU 4804 (TBC). atā s.¤ a dā chos and bēos, Ériu i 118 § 11 . nach faicci fein s.¤ na tochalta, CCath. 2996 . do bi s.¤ an sgiursa sin in a taeb an céin do bi se n-a bethaidh, BCC 243 . ag taisbénadh dhó sleachta na ccrécht, Desid. 6254 . a path, way, trail (made by the imprints of what has passed): con[id] s.¤ suachnid . . . cach rot ríadas, LU 8493 ( FB 34 ). foidis Ferchis hi s.¤ immirge Maic Con da goin etir a ṡlog, Fianaig. 38.4 . ní bhí sliocht foghlaidhe i bhféar | ná lorg arracht i n-aiar, TD 13.9 . s.¤ an groighi óig tré ḟér | ag snoide an róid gu roithrén, IGT Decl. ex. 1254 . Fig. aire sechethar slictu ar fédot i ndag-imratib, Thes. ii 244.32 . slainnid dam far slecta co Conchobor Cairn proceedings (?), CRR 22 . Common in chevilles: sliucht ṅgle, SR 2493 . slicht n-óg, 6605 .

for s.¤ on the track of, immediately following : ond anmmaimm forsambí sliucht (gl. priore cognitione) `by the noun which it follows', Sg. 200a7 . for s.¤ na mbríathar sin, Trip.² 25 . Bodb iar n-áraib fora s.¤ , Sc.M² 21 . in facca-sa nech d'Ultaib ar s.¤ in t-slúaig-seo, TBC-LL¹ 4250 . tancatar ceraisti umaide for a s.¤-side, Alex. 707 . ar slechtaib na n-arm `in the wake of the weapons', CCath. 5930 . mé ársa anbfann ar a s.¤ `left after them', O'Gr. Cat. 643.15 . in consequence of, as a result of: conid for s.¤ na fisi sin ro chansom na runnu sa, LU 9833 . tucc Dia síth . . . for sliocht na cána sin, AFM ii 858.7 . in imitation of, following the example of: Matha . . . ishé condascríb na briathra cetna for s.¤ nÍsu, Trip.² 670 . con deochatár drem aile fora s.¤ imón cretim sin, LU 4052 . cendaig ith is blicht for s.¤ cech ríg réil `as every famous king has done', KMMisc. 262 § 16 . for s.¤ a senathar, MR 2.10 . ar shliocht Iollaind mic Seaain I Maoilconaire ro scriobhus an duan sin, Top. Poems xcv 2 .

(b) a version, recension (of a literary work): is úaidh rohainmnighedh iarsan s.¤ sin `according to this version (of the story)', Cóir Anm. 40 . mád iar n-araili s.¤ is fertas carpait Con Culaind ro maid, LU 5250 (TBC). issed . . . is s.¤ i llebraib ailib, 7960 . adeir aroile s.¤ cor thoit Eochaid Dala re Findi, Ériu ii 180.3 . sliocht lebair leacain, [i]t iad na maithe torcrattar . . ., AFM ii 1098.10 . a slechtaib suad, Acall. 2590 . a slechtaib a sen-bhriathar, MR 158.10 .

(c) section, division, class : s.¤ Libair Dromma Snechta inso this is an extract from the Book of Druim Snechta, RC xxii 401.17 . conid Bruden Uí Derga cona fúasaitib ┐ cona slechtaib ┐ cona remscélaib amal adfiadar i llebraib insin anúas, 403.7 . sliacht (leg. slicht) adaltraighi ┐ a ceile `der Rechtsregelung inbetreff einer `adaltrach' und ihres Gatten', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 32 § 13 (= Laws ii 366.15 Comm . ). rith cana boileachta `die Erstreckung des Rinder betreffenden Gesetzes', ZCP xviii 383.13 . i mbrethaibh croligh[e] ┐ i s.¤ othrusa, Irish Texts iv 25 § 7 . cetharslicht athgabala, Laws i 64 . ise a etrocaire in tslechta so `the severity of this kind of law', 266.13 Comm . s.¤ asinnither alt mog mocoire .i. is ē seo dliged aisneidhim orro, Anecd. v 23.5 and n. atait tri slechta (.i. tri sloinnte) for coraib .i. cor ┐ dochar ┐ sochar, O'D. 782 ( H 3.17, 561 ). cethir-s[h]licht feghthair for fedhaibh .i. cumang ┐ egumang, lan-chumang ┐ lenchumang, Auraic. 1204 . saotar an tslecda so da graiffnedh `the labour of writing this section', CS 8.z .

(c 2) regulation, provision : dliucht .i. slicht .i. cendfochras 'privilege, that is regulation - this is a case of the alteration of the initial letter' Ériu xxxii 62 § 1.4 .

(d) offspring, family, line, posterity : sliocht .i. buidhean, sliocht leathan gach sáor .i. buidhean leathan ag duine uasal, O'Cl. ba s.¤ flatha Faelán find, Hail Brigit 24 . mac in goband cosin ṅgual | isé a dúal dechrad dia s.¤ , Ériu ix 49 § 28 . fer dobo mo duas . . . tanicc ar s.¤ Neill, Ann. Conn. 1392.3 . ar ṡliocht Taidhg atá an ríoghradh, TD 32.20 . a rí sleachta saorChonuill, 3.20 . an bás do bheith i gcinneadh dá gach aon dá shliocht ┐ dá shíol-aicme, TSh. 498 . dochuadar fiche don chloinn sin gan tsliocht ┐ tainig sliocht ar an deichneabhar oile dhíobh, Keat. ii 4042 . is í do budh bainchéile dhó ┐ do chuir sliocht air `bore him children', i 84.13 . do bhí an uair-sin . . . | troimchíos Séasair ar sliochd fhíor the legitimate stock, DDána 17.5 .

(e) s.¤ .i. ciall sense , Metr. Gl. 28 § 44 (perhaps due to popular etymology of int(ṡ)liucht).

Compd. ¤lorg: tancatar for s. int ṡluáig, TBC-LL¹ 640 . ba fota s. in aessa . . . no bitis acca hi n-glassaib, Alex. 1097 . See also slecht.

sním

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Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: -a

[u, m.] vn. of sníïd. Cf. don rat fri snim saethraich séis, SR 1319 , where, however, the adj. may qualify séis. m., g s. -a, IGT Decl. § 95 (127.8) . Verbs § 37 .

I Act of twisting, bending, shaping .

(a) act of spinning : iar na thoirithniugad di o laim da snim `in spinning', Laws ii 372.19 Comm . fertas snīmae a distaff, O'Mulc. 524 . sním casil, Mart. Tall. 104.21 = ic figi chasil, Mart. Tall. 19 . augtair . . . na elathan . . . ic s.¤ a seólbratt weaving (?), LL 219a5 ( TTr. 138 ). bean ag snim an tsnaithi, TTebe 1322 . é ag sníomh choigíle, TSh. 5482 . cuiridh sí a lámha air an maide sníomha `spindle', Proverbs xxxi 19 . In humorous n.pr.: Tap ingen tSnima, Anecd. ii 56.3 . Fig.: na tri Parci ifernaide bite icc snim saeguil gac[h] aen duinne isin domun, CCath. 4180 .

(b) Of shaping withes, sticks, etc. (usually in proverbs): fer og snim ghaid, IT iii 36 n. 7 . ní fhulaing seanshlat a snímh an old rod cannot be bent, IGT Decl. ex. 656 . áiseach slat ó a sníomh `pliable is a sapling by being twisted', PBocht 5.55 . Cf. slat doishníomha an duine man is an unbending rod (i.e. intractable, unrepentant), IGT Decl. ex. 1699 . Perh. n. loc. in: re snim slat, BB 23a4 .

(c) Various applications. Of filigree work in gold: bretnas banbras . . . | d'arged amra | cona ecor dé ór fo shnim | gním as cadlu, Anecd. i 61 § 91 . do adaimh sníomh na nedh nóir | an fedh do chóidh ó chígh cuain the working of golden necklets (?), Rel. Celt. ii 226.3 . coro lád snim tenn . . . i mbarr uachtair na fidhbuidhe so that the top of the wood was twisted tightly together, CCath. 668 . go nár fhágaibh an ainbhthine . . . slat gan sníomh `a yard untwisted', ML 48.18 . ag sníomh tairngeadh `driving . . . nails' (i.e. in horseshoes), TD 6.9 (see Notes). a folt hi snim dar a aiss his hair plaited behind, Rawl. 81a45 ( Otia ii 87 ). fri s.¤ snúad in blending of colours, Metr. Dinds. iv 92.19 . Cf. sniomhsnúa .i. snamh srothann, O'Cl. ní fann in feidm ríog | sníom im gach crann cruaid to twist round every tree (of woodbine), SG 245.17 . Of poems: iomdha drécht . . . | da shníomh le mac súadh, L. Cl. A. B. 249.11 . ag sniomh a glac wringing his hands, 23 G 24, 391.23 . dóid-chleatha . . . is tréithe sníomh hands . . . most gently moulded, Keat. Poems 102 . ar bruach an t-srotha ro bhá ag sníomh tre lár an t-sléibhe which wound its way, Oss. iii 96.26 .

(d) In bardic verse freq. in sense of twisting or wrenching (perh. twirling or brandishing) weapons, hence fighting, doing battle: ar sníomh a airm d'fheirg Murchaidh | maidhm san leirg ar Lochlannchaibh when M.'s anger made him ply his weapons, DDána 85.25 . le sníomh goirmreann, 110.10 . sníomh do dhornchla i ngurt ghábhaidh `the labour of thy sword hilt', TD 10.29 . días fa sénamla ag snim crann (of two chiefs), Irish Texts ii 32 § 10 . go sníomh dornchar, go dáil crann, L. Cl. A. B. 239.66 . adeir in rí teile an túagh | crúadh a shleighi isí ar na s.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 1084 (or to (b) ?). nī raibhe ag rīg . . . | muinnter mar muintir mo rīg | Taidg ūi Cheallaigh re snīomh slegh, ZCP viii 224 § 35 .

II Trouble, care, grief, anxiety .

(a) sniomh .i. tuirsi, O'Cl. s.¤ gl. cura, Ml. 89b7 . nísé snim fil forn `this is not what distresses us', Trip. 10.15 ( Trip.² 117 ). s.¤ lobrae, Fél. Prol. 223 . farith asin tsh.¤-sa | in pauperán, Ep. 407 . ar med a shnima, Sc.M² 3 (R) . hi sir-galur ┐ hi sírshnim, IT i 121.18 ( TE 7 Eg.). dia lem fri cech snīomh, Ériu iv 236.1 . saire cen sáethar cen sh.¤ , LU 2470 . ba s.¤ fri sáethar in sel it was a time of grievous labour, Metr. Dinds. iii 378.7 . comad lugaiti snim na saersluag re saethar ind imrama might be the less distressed by the labour of rowing, TTebe 1947 . cidh mor saet[h]or sin dano as dingmala do degmhnai mar tusa a snim do tabairt fris to devote her care to it, CCath. 4058 . is fair boi s.¤ lá dethitiu na n-uli n-eclaise, PH 1663 . turcbhaid | in s.¤ nítha `die Sorge um den Kampf', TBC-LL¹ 5796 . snim ┐ sirimradud an chatha . . . ar a menmain, TTebe 4329 . sníom cogaidh nó ceilge anxiety at the thought of war or treachery, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 15 § 7 . atbath cen nach snimh, Lism. L. 3689 . fer . . . | ar nach gcuirenn snīom slap[h]raid a man untrammelled by care, ML² 820 . ní aithrigh síon séis mbuinne | nach sníomh dot éis oruinne `without bringing anguish upon me', Studies 1921, 75 § 14 . sníomh intinne, L. Cl. A. B. 211.14 . a Chaitir fhíona . . . | nar mhór sníomha san saoghal `who didst care so little for', PBocht 14.30 .

(b) In phrases with verbs: don rat fri snim has brought us into sorrow, SR 1319 . na tabrad a snímh sibsi sin `let not that trouble you', RC xiv 54.18 . na tabrad t'aicned i s.¤ , YBL 314a25 . nat-cuired i snim ni bus mó, Fél. 56.8 . nior chuir sinn i sníomh go se | th'éara-sa, Dán Dé xxv 14 . ní sin . . . | . . . romla a snim which has grieved me, Irish Texts i 60.44 . na dena snim don melladh tugadh fort, Aen. 1189 . 'ar cur shnima in catha dibh `having put from them the anxiety of battle', CCath. 2259 . fer ro lá sníomh . . . an tsaoghail de, AFM vi 2220.2 . ba s.¤ ri cuane Chnuic Breg | éc ríg T., MacCarthy 190 § 3 . bid s.¤ leisna dáini do fhulaṅg-su, Ériu iv 142 § 19 . sníomh liom-sa th'Aonmhac `I lament thy son', Dán Dé xxvi 37 .

(c) As vn. caitte don tí da dtiocfa | a sníomh le srían n-oirbhiorta it must be subdued with the bridle of action (prosperity compared to a steed), L. Cl. A. B. 172.10 . sniom a neinigh ni hiongnadh, Rel. Celt. ii 266.12 . fuidheall áir . . . | 'gá sníomh ó chróluighe a gcneadh tortured by their wounds, Measgra D. 54.7 . atáid croidhe sonn gá sníomh | le trom n-oire gach airdríogh `straining', Studies 1921, 75 § 12 . teisd mar sin ag sníomh oram, expld. by Ed. as: ag breith greama orm impressing itself on me (?), DDána 85.11 . gin go mbé an saoghal da sníomh though the world is untroubled, L. Cl. A. B. 211.11 . 'san saoghal dár sníomh `while the world afflicts me', PBocht 5.51 .

Compds. ? dála sníomholla (second element oll? olann?), DDána 83.8 . ¤thoirse: claochládh sníomhthoirsi relieving of anxious sorrow, L. Cl. A. B. 149.106 .

2 teclaim

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Forms: teclam, teclam, teclam, teclom, teclam, teaglam, tecmall, Tecmall, Tecluim, teagluma

n Earlier teclam, o, [n. ?] (cf. teclamad, tecmallad): a teclam , LL 280b26 = in teclam , YBL 120c19 . hi teclom , LU 5346 . iar teclam (teclamad, v.l.), Anecd. ii 49.9 . teaglam, Hy Fiach. 320.7 . Metathesis of tecmall, vn. of do-ecmalla, prob. infl. by 1 teclaim ( Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 510 ). Cf. n.pr. Tecmall, Tecluim, v.l., IT ii2 195 § 10 . g s. teagluma, Aithd. D. 46.12 .

(a) collecting, gathering (trans.): t.¤ ubald `gathering of apples,' Mon. Tall. 145.17 . t.¤ na fertas gathering the shafts, LU 5258 . is é a less | t.¤ sluaig, Trip. 542.37 . ic t.¤ ┐ ic tinól cethri n-ollchóiced n-hErenn, TBC-LL¹ 217 . eocraind ... do t.¤ leis, CCath. 1390 . a suim ... triallfaidter sunn a tecclaim co cert `to collect a summary of them' (accounts of a battle), 4410 . treise iarsuide fri teclaind (? leg. teclaim) fer fire, H 5.15, 5b ( O'D. 1573 ). ag teaglaim ┐ ag teaccar na hedala sin, Cog. 114.25 .

(b) a collection; a crowd (of people), force (of soldiers): forácaib Patraic in t.¤-sin huili i nArd-machai (of a collection of relics), Trip. 238.19 . doinolat a mbái di mnáib ... hi teclom co mbátar a Findabair uli, LU 5346 . bid mór a slóg ┐ a teclam bias and, LL 280b26 , cf. YBL 120c19 . ní hí so locc aimsir an leabhair si acht teaglam do chuireas leis athaidh iaramh a supplement , Hy Fiach. 320.7 . teaglaim ┐ tiomargadh do dhaosgar-shluagh, TSh. 6649.