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fillid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fillid or dil.ie/22076

 

v ī (occas. pill-, esp. in lenited forms, in late MSS., see end of art. Cf. tillid).

I Trans.

(a) bends: fillid a glúni for lar kneels SR 2089 . roḟill M. a glúni cum genua flexisset Lat. Lives 98 . fillis ... a gluine, PH 1281 . rofhill a chend, 2900 . rotheraind A. for a glúinib ┐ roḟill fo thrí iat i fiadnaisi Agmemnoin, TTr.² 1921 - 2 . da fillti a rind conici a dhornchar if its point were bent back to its hilt IT iii 199 § 59 . crúithe na n-each ḟillfidhir | le dlúithe chreach Conchobhair the horses' shoes will be bent IGT, Decl. ex. 1804 (cf. tairrngi chrúa ní ḟill fa eoch, ex. 1810 ).

(b) bends over, folds: fillfidir nem, SR 8141 . na secht nime ... fillfitir, 8262 . fillis na lama, Auraic. 4474 . fillidh umam líon wind a net round me Dán Dé ix 12 .

(c) gramm. term, inflects: co noenguth nofilte amail filter ainm to be inflected as a noun is inflected Sg. 203b12 . is hé in fogur cétna filter and ib. 9 . ní fillter [sic leg.] `they are not inflected' Auraic. 788 . 3596 .

(d) turns, turns back, makes return, repulses: Fiacc ... fillis catha who turns back hosts ZCP viii 306.28 . do fhilleadar me asteach `they turned me homewards' IT 112 116.19 . an clerech do fhill C.C. dia íarraidh whom C.C. sent back to seek it BCC § 182 . With AR (FOR) : filltear ar shéideadh na mbolg arís é he is sent back to work the bellows again TSh. 6212 . go bhfilleann Dia roinn do shochar na guidhe do-ní an fíréan air féin, TSh. 4935 . cia an t-éanchogadh ... nách air féin do fillfidhe gibé do thogaibh i dtús which did not rebound on him who started it TD 18.16 . éighmhid ..., ┐ ni fhilltear neach orra = clamant ... et nemo flectitur TSh. 6433 . With ó turns away, averts: fill uaim sgiursa th'ḟeirge, Parrth. Anma 304.17 . ná fill faebhar do rechta | o nech d'uaislibh t'oirechta, GJ i 353 (Tadhg Mac Dáire). fill ... t'ḟíoch, a Rí !, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiv 7 .

(e) With I N-, turns into, changes: do fhill Dia na sochair sin i ndoghraing ... d'A., TSh. 2432 . gurab i luaithreadh do fillfidhe é, 370 . do gheilníamh ... fill i ndubh turn thy bright hue to dark L. Cl. A. B. 145.179 .

II Intrans.

(a) bends, stoops: fillim (gl. lentor) Sg. 145a1 . ro fhillset na merceda da ndeoin fein PH 2633 . go ro ḟillsetar ┐ go ro lúpsatar ... a slega, TBC-LL¹ 3812 .

(b) turns back, returns: fillios a bhfrithing na conaire, Todd Lect. iv 74.4 . is lom-nocht tánag a broinn mo mháthar féin ┐ lom-nocht fhillfead ann súd, TSh. 2831 . fill go dúthuigh h'aithreadh, Gen. xxxi 3 . turns from, renounces : ó thellach ná fill ┐ ná dell a Dia, Leb. Cert. 110 (= BB 273a13 ). With AR (FOR), turns on, against: fillis Guaire ... for Dáire, Metr. Dinds. iv 16 . mac F. nar fill ar ḟear `who never wronged' iii 422 . Cf. do fell ar coerchu ..., Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28.8 (where Meyer suggests that this is for : do-ell for). do ḟeall ara oidi `turned on its fosterer' Dinds. 148 (= co nimsoi, Bodl. imsoi fria haiti, LL 162b ). See 1 do-ella. In some exx. there may be confusion with fellaid, cf. fillis .i. feallais, O'Cl. Without hostile significance : gur fhill ar a athair d'iarraidh cothuighthe air, TSh. 9227 . fillis an truaghán ar ainmhianaibh an tsaoghail arís returned to 9161 . go bhfille ar sliocht Gaoidhil Ghlais mayst thou return to Studies 1921, 76 . With ó turns away, swerves, flinches ; desists: dá bhfillidh an fíréan óna fhíréantacht = si averterit se iustus a iustitia sua TSh. 9087 . bás ... Éamoinn ... nár ḟill ó íorghail, Keat. Poems 724 . tairg a lot feasda ná fill, Content. x 9 .

pill- : pillid tara nais they go back, retreat BNnÉ 165 n. 11 (= teithid ara cculuibh, text). don bhaile riamh níor phill mé I never returned TD 22.13 . ionnus nar phill on rūaig gur chuir ... tar abhan tS. íad `did not halt' Rel. Celt. ii 154.31 .

See filliud and fillte.

glún

Cite this: eDIL s.v. glún or dil.ie/26180

 

Forms: glunae, glunae, glúne, glún, Glún, glúin, glúine

n O. Ir. s, n.: g s. glunae, Sg. 47a3 . g p. glunae, Ml. 138a2 . a p. glúne, Sg. 172a3 . n du. a dá glún , BDD § 88 . g du. cechtar a dá glúne, § 58 . In Mid. Ir. becomes fem. but retains its declension not passing over to ā stems. Glún m. (g s. and n p. glúin or glúine), IGT Decl. § 44 . re cois ngluine neimhghil N., Decl. ex. 1233 .

(a) a knee: gl. genu, Sg. 63a7 . dona glunib (gl. genua), Gild. Lor. 185 . almne glunae (gl. geniculum), Sg. 47a3 . Cf. Gild. Lor. 183 . otha mo glun com imlinn, IT i 125.12 . tabair do chenn for mo glún, Fél. 12.18 . for óen-glún ┐ óen-chích roalta ┐ Eogan, RC xiii 434 § 2 . rosiachtus glún Amargin filed, LU 10298 . Cf. ZCP iii 236 § 24 . a thraighthe ┐ a luirgne ┐ a glúne, TBC-LL¹ 2595 . nisarlaic sech ard a glúne súas, 901 . firfid gléss fort de nim co ticfe glúine it will reach thy knees, Trip.² 1371 . fillsit glúine (of Joseph's brethren to him), SR 3466 . fillis mog Dé a gluine, PH 1282 . rolig a glún des ┐ clé fai, ZCP vi 48.35 . Maund. § 200 . go tarrla[dar] a gluine fa each Fortibrais `F.'s horse fell on its knees,' RC xix 38 ( Fier. § 43 ). da ngluinib ... comfhillti i cliabaib ... a chele, TTebe 401 . crom do cheann a's feac do ghlún, Oss. iv 60.24 . níor mhúineas damh ... feacadh mo ghlúin, TSh. 5994. 1 Kings xix 18 . Isaiah xlv 23 . Glún fri lár (sobriquet) `Knee-to-ground': Murchadh Glún re lár, RC xvii 337.6 = M. glún-i-llár, LL 182a3 ( Arch. Hib. ii 49 § 24 ). Idioms: luid amach ... do dul do fhillid a glún = cacare, Hib. Min. pp. 71 - 2 . ? feb ro fecht is ro firad | ro sgribadh fora nglúinib, Lec. 6rb48 . dobeir glún fri gliaid (gail) braces oneself to the fight, engages in combat: tucsat glún re gail ┐ re gaisced, Acall. 3149 n . tabhrum ... glun re gliagh, Caithr. CC § 21 . tucsat an Dubloinges glun re gliaid do'n Gamunraid, Celt. Rev. iv 118.14 . tócbáid (do fuargaib) glún re n- raises the knee to (as an act of respect or homage). Cf. Joyce, Soc. Hist. ii 489 . dlegair do c[h]omarbu Pátraic a glún do tecbail (leg. thócbáil) réna c[h]omharbu, Trip.² 474 . tuarga[i]b espuc dano a glún ria ríg, Críth G. 606 . RC xiii 104 § 134 . A `céle' was bound to rise three times daily before his `flaith'; ┐ ni fuil acht innscuchad gluine o sin amach, O'Curry 621 ( H 3.18, p. 300 ). inus lugha a nemureirge, ised is moam a nemindsguchadh taoibi na gluine, O'D. 514 ( H 3.17, c. 417 ). berid glún betakes oneself (?): taeb hi ruc rind gaesi glūn pinnacle of wisdom wherever he betook himself (? of Bishop Aed), ACL iii 306 § 4.

(b) Fig. of persons (from the idea of the infant on the knee or at the knee of parent or nurse) prop, support, sustainer: Cairbre ... glun oileamhna na heccno `the fostering knee of wisdom,' AFM iv 670.10 . TD 25 § 39 ; 3 § 46 . glún far hoileadh an fhoghluim, Content. xxv § 5 . a ghlún chothuighthe an chreidimh, ib. n. 5 . a shamhail do ghlún gaisgidh, v § 173 .

(c) Fig. of family relationship (see genu, Ducange ):

(1) a generation: dot oighredhaib co cenn an nómad glún úaitt fein, Maund. § 131 . Adam is a shliocht ... glún ar ghlún, MS. Mat. 556.25 . Cf. Eochairsg. 3.21 . as eidir do bhreith ó ghlún go glún gusan Tadg cédna you can be traced, generation by generation, AFM i lvii 26 . saor an glún degenach dhiobh | genealach ūr na n-airdriog, LL 394.53 . glún uaislighthe an fhine ó bhfuil, Studies 1918, 281 § 9 . do chaitheadar seal glún ar an ordughadh sin, Keat. ii 4283 ; 558 . iorchaire ... .i. an glún tig a ndiaidh dhuine, O'Cl.

(2) degree of consanguinity: in treas glun d'fhialus, Marco P. § 180 . gaire do glún duinn hiat na Donnchad, O'D. 1962 ( Eg. 90 f. 7 (8)c .)

(3) g.¤ geinelaig (g.¤ geinemna) a pedigree: fíorbhun do ghlún ngeinealuigh, Arch. Hib. i 89 xxxvi . draoithe aca do choiméadadh a nglúine geinealaigh, Keat. i 92.3 . do thaobh a ghlún ngeineamhna `by virtue of his ancestry,' TD 31.12 .

(d) `part of the frame-work of a boat ' ( Dinneen ): conrucsad 'na nglúinib soir | Fomore i ndegaid Balair `in their boat-frames,' Ériu iv 156.23 .

Compds. ¤dalta a fosterling: TBC-LL¹ p. 412 n. 5 ; cf. Loth, RC xl 147 ff . and Thurneysen, KZ lvii 69 . Often combined with adj. to form descriptive epithet or pn sobriquet: ¤dub: Niall Glundubh, Cog. 4.8 . ¤ḟind: Eber Glunḟind .i. comarthada gela badur for a gluinibh, Cóir Anm. § 292 . LL 3a19 . airsid Lifi, gluinfind Codail the white-kneed one of Codal, RC xxiv 192.8 . As npr m.: Glunḟind mac Lamfind, Rawl. 117g56 . ¤gel: Aimirgen Glúngel, Ériu iv 136.19 . LL 175b15 . CRR § 29 . ¤glas: Emer Glunglas E. Bruised-knee (?), Fianaig. 70 § 17 . Glún lairn: npr m. is a translation of the Norse Iarn-kné, which name in its earlier appearances in AU is Iercne, Ergne, see Sommerfelt, RC xxxix 195 . ó Ghallaibh Atho Cliath .i. o Gluniaraind, AU i 412.3 (an. 894) . ria nGluniarn mac Amlaim, 492.20 (an. 982) . G.¤ Iaraind mac Amlaim, rí Gall, RC xvii 346.12 (Tig.). Gilla Ciaráin mac Glúiniarainn (of a Norseman), Ériu i 90.8 . AFM i 548.7 . Also used by natives: Glūn Iairn mac Cellaig, Rawl. 117c56 ; G.¤ mac Fáelāin, ib. 117c49 .

selb

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

 

Forms: sealbhann

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

I

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(a)

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

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

(b)

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

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

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

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

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

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

II In Laws:

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

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

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

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

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