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elscoth, elscud

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n u, m. (< en-loscud, Wortk. 137 ) intense heat, scorching:

(a) lit. elscoth inna greine, Rawl. 80b50 . robharta... ┐ eallscoth aintiormaigh i samhradh ...coná fríth edh aonuaire...do fhleochadh ó Bealtaine co Lughnasadh, AFM v 1680.8 . la helscoth ┐ la tes na síne samhrata, Hugh Roe, 234.25 (f. 62 b) . eallscadh .i. bruthmhaireachd no mire theasaidheachta, O'Cl.

(b) a glowing: gemma... ┐ cenél logmar cona elscud ┐ ruidiud tened leo, Alex. 591 .

(c) transf. ardent desire, longing: amal nech bis i n-ælscud ┐ i ngalar mór tri buith i ndomataid Ml. 56 b26 . nosgeib ellsgodh itad moire burning thirst RC ix 18.10 . Snedg. u. Mac R § 4 . isin allscoth ítan a raibe, Ériu viii 50.14 . Of concupiscence: ni thechtfat cuirp na esergi intib elscoth no accobor, LU 35 b40 . Fél. 40.25 (Jan. 2) . Fervour: im elscud déaircci, Trip. 62.9 . im ellscoth deserce, Anecd. ii 19.13 . BNnÉ 42.36 .

gemm

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n (= Lat. gemma ) a gem, a precious stone : gem .i. a gemma , ōnd lic lōgmair, Corm. Y 677 . gemm ... do leic logmuir, SR 368 . co ngeim nderscaigthe, PH 852 . co n-gem do licc logmar, TBC-LL¹ 5552 St. gleóir gemma bec do charrmoccul, IT i 119.14 . an gheamh criostail chaorórdha, L. Cl. A. B., 205.58 . pl. ocht ngemma deirg dracondai, IT i 310.23 ( FB 51 ). co m-brechtrad gem n-écsamail, ib. 178.2 . tir n-anagre is gemm co ndath, Rawl. 78b9 = gaem co mblad, LL 136a19 . da íalcrand ... inar cenglad gema glemaiseca gloinighi, Études Celt. i 80.23 . tri cét gemann nglan, Metr. Dinds. iii 120.20 . tri nói gem carrmocail, 122.39 . de gemmaib carrmocail, PH 2001 . Cf. TTebe 2215 . co ngemaib ... glanidi, Cog. 162.6 . coroin ... de gheimhaidhibh, ZCP iv 442.26 . di na gemmaib leag lógmar, Alex. 628 . Of the pupil of the eye : fail. vii. ngemma ... for lár a dá imlisse, TBC-I¹ 60 . Cf. 2034 . Fig. of a person : Mathussalem ... ba he in gradgemm, SR 2254 . sāir-gem do Gaoidelaib (of Cainnech), ACL iii 220.5 . Muiredach in lec loghmur ┐ in gem gloine, AU ii 174.9 . Cf. AFM iii 8.11 . ba geam gloinidhe ... an tí buí ann, ML 94.10 .

Compds. ¤cumtach jewel-ornamentation, jewelry : aeingem ... do derscnaig do gemcumtachaib an domain, CCath. 4713 . ¤delg a pin studded with gems : lenda ... go n-geamdhelccaibh arccait iompa, TBC-LL¹ 5516 St.

glainide

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(glain)

adj I io,iā made of glass or crystal; crystalline, clear: senistre glainide, LU 8065 ( FB 3 ). di senistir déc and co comlathaib glainidib friu, 8732 ( FB 55 ). fíal glainide, 1984 ( FA 5 ). ┐ ceitri cailig glainid[i], Trip. 94.5 . a cathair grind gléorda gloinidi, Acall. 6845 n . lestar gloinide, PH 6357 . stabha glainide ┐ airgit, Laws v 408.16 Comm. clar gorm glainidi na firmaminti, CCath. 829 . topur glainidhe, BNnÉ i 20 § 44 . go seádathaibh gorma gloinídhe with blue crystal gems (?), Todd Lect. iv 78 ( CRR² 25 ). gemma ... linfait saint sleibe glainithe, LL 119b54 . co rosccaib glainidhe, ML² 52 . altóra gloinidhe, BCC § 335.11 . iomdughadh leanna fuair gloinidhe ag sileadh ar fud an chuirp, 23 K 42, 148.9 .

n II , f. crystalline quality , TBC-LL¹ 2732 v.l. (see under glainidecht).

imcaisiu

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Forms: immcaisiu, imchaissin, imcisin, imcaisi, imcisin, n-imcaisin, imcaissiú, imcaisiu, imcaisen, imcissin, imcasain, immchaisni, imcaisne, immcaisiu

n n,[f.] vn. of imm-acci. n s. immcaisiu, Sg. 54a6 . a s. imchaissin, Trip.² 1146. imcisin, Laws iii 6.2 Comm. imcaisi, TBC-LL¹ 5482 (Stowe). g s. imcisin, Laws iii 350.22 Comm. d s. dia n-imcaisin , Ml. 81d3 . oc imcaissiú , BDD § 87 (= imchaisin, BDD² 826 ). do imcaisiu , LU 10792. g du. lár cechtar a d[a] imcaisen , LU 10223. The d s. early comes to be used as n s. and from this arises a new declension: n s. imcissin, LU 8067 ( FB § 3 ). imcasain, SR 5924. g s. immchaisni, RC xxii 394.15 . g du. lar a dá imcaisne , TBC-LL¹ 260.

I

(a) the act of looking around, surveying, beholding, examining: dia n-imcaisin ón `to gaze upon them,' Ml. 81d3 . immcaisiu gl. specimen `inspection,' Sg. 54a6 . dorothlaigset imchaissin Críst gnúis fri gnúis, Trip.² 1146. nisrelic Dauid ... | día n-imcasin don mórslóg, SR 6722. senistir ... | fri soilsi fri imcaissin (of the ark), 2470 . forḟemid a n-imcasain she was unable to perceive them, 2140 . becc náchim-rala húathbás oc imchaisin in trír sin, BDD² 826. nosrirfind ar imchisin | ina flatha atc[h]íu `I should barter it for beholding the kingdom I see,' BColm. 70.14 . fosrocaib for sosta na Temrach do imcaisiu Maigi Breg, LU 10792. dobreth F. líaig Echdach día imcaisiu in tan ro ngab céill for écaib, LU 10732. rongab failte ... og immcasin in tire torrthigh ísin, BB 493b31 . watchfulness: descaid sainti imcaisin, Anecd. iii 15.19 translated `watchfulness is a sign of greed,' ZCP xvii 66 § 58.

(b) the act of contemplating; contemplation, consideration: isind imcisin .i. in contemplatione, in consideratione , Enchir. Aug. 78b . is inna imcaisin adi gl. in cuius conspectu, Ml. 36a15 . imcaissiu na Trinóite | ó gnúis do gnuis tria bithu, SR 8371. imchaisiu Dé (as remedy for `vana gloria'), ZCP iii 28.17 . bithscarad fri imchasin gnuisi De, Ériu ii 142 § 158. iomchaisin .i. féchain. neamh iomchaisin .i. féchain nimhe, O'Cl. piana do imchaisiu ara n-imgabail `contemplation of penalties so as to avoid them,' Ériu vii 138.28 . is iat sin treidhi is coir do imcisin isinn ogam, Auraic. 2901. foresight?, perception: ri tria rath doraiga o chéin | tria imcasin réid roréil ..., SR 3378.

II

(a) (eye)sight, gaze, vision: finne didiu solus imchisin, O'Mulc. 538. suile can imcisin `eyes without sight,' Laws iii 6.2 Comm. suil co n-imcisin no cluas co n-eistecht, 348.13 Comm. ma ro facad ní ... da himcisin isin t[s]uil, 350.22 Comm. suidig th' imcaisin ṅgeir ṅglain | súas co leir dona nemdaib, SR 2115. tocbaidh in dara fer ... a imcaisi co nem, TBC-LL¹ 5482 (Stowe). dlegar dínn ar n-imcaissin do thimorcain, PH 6870. al-leath teit m'imchaisse forsan muir `the direction in which I am gazing over the sea,' RC x 84.16 .

By transf., eye: rinn a roiscc ... ┐ a n-immchaisni fuirri, RC xxii 394.15 . secht ngemma ... for lár cechtar a dimcaisen (=dá imcaisen), LU 10223. fail secht gemma láth ṅgaile | ar lar a dá imcaisne, TBC-LL¹ 260. tar imdoirsib a imcaisi, MR 270.3 .

(b) a sight, a sign; appearance: combái Noe ... | cen taidbsin cen imcasin | di bith buan, acht fairggi fraig, SR 2578. ba duairc laiss a imcasain, 5924 . co mba samalta fria reltannaibh rosholosta a n-imcisin do chén the look of them from afar, TBC-LL¹ 5609. combo fodirc dósom imcissin in tige máir úad assa imdaí, LU 8067 ( FB § 3 ). is deithbeir cid gráin a n-imchaiseo, BDD² 922.

lógmar

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Forms: lúachmar

adj o, ā (lóg) later lúachmar. precious, valuable; rich, beautiful : tre chenéle martre ata lógmára (logmara, MS.) le Dea, Thes. ii 247.22 (Cambr.). edbart logmar, Ml. 87b9 . isnaib nephanmandaib suaccobraib no logmaraib (gl. in pretiosa . . . inanimata), 130a3 . blath na lubi . . . logmar, LU 10641 (TE). dochótar i mmartra lógmair, PH 1103. ro-chansat . . . cantaicc logmair do, 2156 . na dána logmara-sa .i. . . . deig-briathra ┐ deig-gním, 7116 . a n-aimsir cindti a throcaire luachmhoire, ITS xxix 172.26 . delradh . . . rologhmar ina agaidh, BCC 404.2 . an toradh mór, loghmhar, éuccoimsigh, glórmhar, RSClára p. 126 § 15 . Corp lóghmhar ar tTigherna, p. 78.z . Of food or drink, rich: ro caithset biad ┐ fín l.¤ , PH 846 . fleadha ┐ féasdoighe lóghmhara, Desid. 6645. Of people, estimable: dáine . . . / d'feruibh lóghmhura in léghinn `distinguished', Ériu iv 118 § 34.

lia l.¤ jewel, precious stone : blog dond liic lógmair / . . . Sínech ingen Ḟergnae, Fél. Oct. 5 . ba cain lie l.¤ / Ródan lócharn Lothrai, Apr. 15 . fuursundadh cacha hairdi furri di líc logmair, Ériu xii 174 § 2 (TE2). gem .i. a gemma , ōnd lic lōgmair, Corm. Y 677 . Cú Chonnacht . . . / éinlíog lógmhar Leithe Cuinn, TD 9.51 . ná cuiridh bhar liaga lóghmhara i bhfiadhnaise na muc, TSh. 9455.

Superl. . . . atāit teora brīathra ata lōgmaire for nim, ZCP vii 312 § 25.

Adv. go bfuighedh bás . . . / . . . go loghmar meritoriously, BNnÉ 258 § 262 .

níab

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n m. (? n.) a word of uncertain meaning, possibly vigour, spirit (cf. W. nwyf and the vb. níabaid) as suggested by K. Meyer, Wortk. § 10 : in most of the follg. exx. the sense of níam would be more appropriate. co tarrasar fom' niab glan | hi fiadnaissi in Duleman, SR 1819 (Lucifer speaks of his unfallen state). deil teilchinni . . . a nniab amal chorcarglain, 4270 (= da dhéil dirge degṡollsi . . . gemma derscaigthe amal chorcair nglain forru, LB 120b47 ). for nem noebda, niab nemed, 7135 . sluindfet mar gréin glan [leg. glain?] a níab, LL 35a15 . rabad glē-bán a níab | oc dul dar sliab Sion sáir, Auraic. 5301 = LL 37c22 (an example of `mallrugud', the monosyll. níab being treated as disyll.). ? a p. inreith nith niaba | nertaid gal cridi, TBC-I¹ 3469 (the combat invades [men's] spirits? see Wortk. 10 ).

As npr. f.: Níab ingen Cheltchair, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 26 § 9 (Niam v.l., prob. right reading).

úasal

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Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: ūassal, uasal, huasil, huasail, úaisliu, húaisliu, huaisliu, huaislimem, uasal, huaisle, huaisli, uasalathair, úasalathraig, huasalfichire, huasalgabáltaid, huasallieig, huasalsacart, huasalterchomrictid

(in pl. as -i- stem) adj. and subst.

adj I o-ā high, lofty ; metaph. noble, honourable : ūassal .i. ūassa fil, Corm. Y 1276 . uasal .i. oirrdric, Lec. Gl. 23 . altus .i. uasal a laidin sin, 235 . is ind athig huasil .i. moir (gl. sublime) `in a high wind,' Ml. 57c12 . huasil (gl. summa), 56a10 . huasail (gl. summates), Sg. 200b2 . frisna duli huaisli `to the high elements,' Ml. 55d8 . Of persons : Germán martir úasal, Fél. Feb. 4 . ri huasal, SR 565.832 . slúag Euagair úasail, Fél. Apr. 3 . athair Iohain uasail Babtaist, SR 7458 . fri hapstal n-ūasal, Corm. Y 1224 . ar in flaithius suthain na da apstal uasli, PH 1627 . Of places : ós Egeipt uasail, SR. 3380 . Ri rothidnacht do chlainn Chaim | in n-Affraic n-uasail, 2658 . Mellán Inse húasle, Fél. Feb. 7 . frisrócaib nem ṅ-uasal he ascended to high heaven, Oct. 24 . Of things : etha aird osil of tall noble corn, AM 73.19 . ind arc huasal, SR 4905 . batar i cachtaib ... | fo smachtaib huaislib Ioséiph, 3162 . Of jewels : le a chloich n-uasoil, `with his precious stone,' TD 22a40 . atáid soimhianuighthe tar ór ┐ tar chlochaibh uaisle, TSh. 10684 . ináid na clocha ūaisle, Proverbs iii 15 . Metaph. : genfedit teora gemma uaisle ... uaib, Trip. 462.16 . Of a tale : atá sgéal uasal eile | agam ar an aithreighe, A. Ó Dálaigh li 13 .

Contr. with ísel : sírid in rindide ṅ-uile ó hisul co huasal, BCr. 33d3 . d'eidirdeliughadh onóra gach aoin ... otha íseal go hu.¤ , AFM i 44.1 . o a fomhámaighthibh o tha u.¤ co híseal, 116y . o u.¤, o isal, Ir. Lit. 14.22 . bid ú.¤ cid ísel, Tec. Corm. § 31.30 . d'fhearaibh Uladh idir íseal agus u.¤ , ITS xxiv 136.28 . ní bfhuilid siad ísiol ná u.¤ (of decayed nobility, PCT 901 . Lordly, haughty (?) : do bhí sé uasal d'uaislibh fíre, do bhí re a thaoibh sin d'íslibh íseal, Keat. Poems 771 . Generous (?) : Ua Ruairc do b'u.¤ le deóruidhibh `who behaved nobly to,' O'Rah. xxii 46 .

Compar. : bad úaisliu cách lialaile oldaas fessin, Wb. 23c15 . is úaisliu cach céitbuid córe, 24b4 . úaisliu són, 19d21 . do eim ... in clī innī besid nīsle, do emar som ōnni besad n-ūaisliu, Corm. Y 275 . uaisliu doib Dia, SR 5852 . húaisliu (gl. eminentior), BCr. 33d9 . is huaisliu cech duil a ndaratad don doinacht `is above every creature,' Ml. 25a1 . it huaisliu cách `Thou art higher than all,' 108d2 (gl. transcendis). at huaisliu oldate nime (gl. celsiorem) 126c9 . is huaisliu a folud saidi ... oldatae in doini `nobler,' 112b20 . huaisliu (gl. sublimior), 32a15 . (gl. sublimioribus) 116a10 . (gl. superior) 71b13 ; (gl. superioris), 32a17 ; (gl. superiore), 49a21 ; (gl. superiores), 113c9 . uasliu cech rád `nobler than any saying,' Ériu ix 46 § 13 ( LL 147b26 ). uaisliu in cend innāit na buill, 48 § 24 . uaisli lē a clann re Cathlán, Irish Texts ii 3 § 15 . is ro uáisle na ór, 1 Peter i 7 . Adv. : indhuaisliu oldáte cedair leuain `more loftily than,' Ml. 48c21 .

Superl. : huare it hé ata huáislem ánd, Ml. 116a11 . huaislimem (gl. altissimum), 28d14 . huaislium rígaib rígda gein, | rí rogenair i mBetheil, SR 7521 . gnim as úaisliu, Fél. Oct. 23 . a Christ as uaisliu, ib. Ep. 319 . is siad féin is uaisle d'ḟuil, TD 17.21 .

n II Subst.

(a) a lofty place : dind .i. cnoc nó uasal nó aibind, Lec. Gl. 83 . is bennachda in t-íí tanic chucaind i n-anmaim in Choimded, ┐ no-n-slanaig is-na huaislib, PH 4386 . Gloir do Dia is-na huaislib `Gloria in excelsis Deo', 4788 . Of incense : ... uair athascnaid a de-side ... i n-uaislib nime, 7020 .

(b) a noble : uasal d'aibigh ó ríghthibh é, O'Rah. xi 17 . fem. an uasal mhaordha, xxxiv 110 . nách raibhe R. acht 'na uasal `a [private] gentleman,' AFM v 1726.16 . pl. na huaisle , TSh. 71 . uaisli ocus ard-mhaithi Erenn, MR 140.3 . droṅg d. d'arbrib aṅgel | na n-uasal, na n-archaṅgel, SR 792 . drong d'uaislibh F., AFM ii 1022.13 . colcaid ... .i. coimēd cādusa ī, ar is la hūaislib bīs, Corm. Y 341 . mó do sceile ég an ḟir | iná céd eili d'úaislib, IGT, Decl. ex. 60 .

See also u.¤ ┐ ísel, above under I.

As npr. f. : Uasal oen-gel, ben Ḟaelain, Metr. Dinds. iv 342.31 . U.¤ ingen Subni, v 144 ( LL 169b marg. inf. ). mors hUaisle filiae Suibni, AU 642 =bass Uasle, etc., RC xvii 186 (Tig.).

(c) Of things : inna huaisli (gl. summa), Ml. 48b7 . is airi asindet som donaib huaislib i ndiad inna n-ísel, 40c20 .

Compds. : úasal-athair m. a patriarch : uasalathair (gl. patriarcha), Ir. Gl. 13 . is Cathair is uasalathair do ṡaerclannaib Lagen ` ancestor ,' RC xx 418.3 . pl. úasalathraig ┐ fáde, LU 1990 ( FA 6 ). Húasalathraig, fáithi, Fél. Ep. 13 . drong fáithe ..., proféta ..., uasalathraig guidme, ib. 243 . i n-ernaigthib hūasalathrach, Thes. ii 355.8 . i n-oentaid úasalathrach, LU 2489 . dilig dam cach cin romgab | ar fairinn na n-húasalathar, SR 7812 . a Isu ... a chrid-serc uasal-aithrech, Ir. Lit. 40.8 ( ¤athrach v.l.). adhnacal inna n-uasalaithrech .i. Adhamh ┐ Abraham ┐ Iacop, Maund. 51 . a cosmailecht cheneoil ... na n-uasalaithrech, MR 116.7 . do húasalathrachaib et fáthib et apstalib, Wb. 30d1 . ¤bráthair noble kinsman : o aimsir bhar n-uasal-brathar, MR 126.14 . ¤chaín gentle and noble : airdrigan uasalchain, Ériu v 146.16 . ¤dechon m. an archdeacon : Trip. 104.25 . ¤eclais : go huasail-eclais S. Iulio `great church,' Fl. Earls 132y . ¤espoc : Cellach comurba Padraic, uasaleaspoc Erenn, RC xviii 52.4 . ¤fích : cusin (n-ua)sal(fích) (gl. ad Areopagum Acts xvii 19 ), Thes. i 497 ( Ardm. 182a2 ). ¤fíchire : huasalfichire (gl. Areopagita, Acts xvii 34 ), Thes. i 497 ( Ardm. 182b2 ). ¤gabáltaid `high-holder' : huasalgabáltaid (gl. arquitenens), Sg. 24a9 . ¤grád high orders : nach epscop dobeir ūasalgrada for nech nā bí tūalaing [a] n-airberta, Ériu i 218 § 3 . Rule of Tallaght § 59 . toitim fo uasal-grad, § 38 . ¤inntlechtach : ier n-a gabāil go glic uassail-inntlechtach (of a besieged city), `with ability' Fl. Earls 30.23 . ¤lieig : huasallieig principal physician (gl. archiater), BCr. 35a1 . ¤martīr : mar uassal-martīr, Fl. Earls 206y . ¤mór noble and great : Almu uassalmór, Acall. 3365 . ¤nóemtha : an sēpēl uassal-naomhtha, Fl. Earls 146.13 . ¤peinntélad : ierna uassal-peinntēladh nobly painted , 178.3 . ¤sacart archpriest, high priest : huasalsacart he, Trip. 8.5 . Calpuirnd ainm a athar .i. uasalsacart, ACL iii 8 § 3 . Arón ... | ba huasalsacart húasaib, SR 4910 . a chethri maicc ... | Aron ind huasalsacairt, 4902 . a uasalsagairt na huile dul ( O High-priest of all creation ), Ir. Lit. 2.30 . ¤terchomrictid ruler of a synagogue : huasalterchomrictid (gl. archisynagogus) Thes. i 497 . ¤techtaire chief messenger : ind Archaiṅgil ... | ithé na uasaltechtaire, SR 692 . ¤toirrchess : gur glacus ... in t-uassal-toirrchess, Fl. Earls 116.16 . ¤tres a noble battle MR 94.12 .