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seir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. seir or dil.ie/36949

 

Forms: ser, seirig, seir, ṡeirith, seirr, pherid, p[h]erith, seire

n t, f. a s. ser ndeis, IT ii2247.78 . d s seirig, Laws iii 412.21 Comm . seir, iv 352.2 Comm . n du. dā ṡeirith , Corm. Y 1059 (91.20) . da seirr , Anecd. iv. ix 16 . a du. di pherid , LU 5698 = dī p[h]erith , TBC-I¹ 1224 . IGT Decl. § 191.4 . But g s. seire, TSh. 9573 .

(a) of humans, heel ( GOI § 226 ), ankle (?); of horses or dogs, the part of the leg between the hough and the fetlock (?), shank (?): dā ṡeirith birdae brecduba foe, Corm. Y 1059 (91.20) . serrach .i. seir-ech .i. i ndīaid a māthor bīs, ib. 1161 . seirthuid .i. oclach do daghcenel, no fer forais, no mac túisigh .i. do nesa do s.¤ túisigh oc taidhecht a nndail, Laws iv 352.2 Comm . (`hip'). in cur araig do nomad cleth on dorus, . . . ┐ dornn fot in araig iar na seirig, iii 412.21 Comm . atnaig F. iarom id n-erchomail tria a di pherid ┐ berthi i ndead a carpait, LU 5698 ( TBC-I¹ 1224 ). fochicher-sa erchor as mo thabaill fort-su . . . combeba do ser ndeis no chli fout (of a heifer), IT ii2247.78 ('das Dünne der Beine', IT iii Index ). Attrib. gen. is follus go dtig don pheacadh sáilín seire searbhusa do bheith 'na leanmhain, TSh. 9573 `bitter end (?)', Gloss. s.v. sáilín. fo seirid finally, lastly : focluc for seir(id) for aur[ṡ]ing for midshing for iarshing, O'Mulc. 537 . Cf. s.¤ .i. deiridh, O'Curry 2018 ( H 4.22, p. 36b ).

? To this: .i. seirthe Uladh glossing seirtaib, Ériu ii 5 n. 98 (`heels of the Ulstermen', Stokes).

Compds. ¤choél slender-shanked: ech . . . caschaél cos[s]eng seredchōel, TBC-I¹ 1977 . ech . . . seṅg seta seredchael, LL 189a24 . ro éirgetar bachlaig shrubfada shálfada sheiredchaela, SG 178.1 (= Acall. 3795 ). each . . . seng séghdha seiridcháel, Comp. CC 101.6 . ¤dub: each salach seiread dhub `black-heeled', Leb. Cert. 4.3 . ¤mag n. loc. See Hog. Onom. Cf. Mag sered, ib.

serrach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. serrach or dil.ie/37265

 

(2 serr)

I As adj. o, ā spirited, mettlesome, lively, unstable : s.¤ .i. serr cach nuallach ┐ cach nogla. inde dicitur serrech leam .i. ogla leam, Thr. Ir. Gl. 41 . nó gur mhúsclais go searach sásta `stirringly' (Glossary), Ó Bruad. iii 42.7 .

II As subst. o, m., IGT Decl. § 17.21 . a colt, a foal; any young animal (?): s.¤ .i. serr gach n-ūachall, cach n-ogla. Inde dicitur: serr cech n-ōgdamh. Nō s.¤ .i. seir-ech .i. i ndīaid a māthor bīs, Corm. Y 1161 (= Thr. Ir. Gl. 41 ). s.¤ no gercach gl. pullus, Ir. Gl. 494 . láir . . . trogais dí lurchuire (.i. dá s.¤ [H]), LU 10588 . baicc do echaib acht serrchu, is comand do suidiub, Laws ii 118.9 Comm . searruid firinne laisna eachaib, 376.y Comm . in lair . . .; trian ar scath a colla, . . . trian ar scath a serraigh `in consideration of her foal', Laws iii 372.y Comm . lesug[ad] a serraigh isin sīne `the feeding of her foal', 378.12 Comm . corop suntaich ar sen-eich, corop séitrig ar serraig, CRR 6 . amhail teaghad each lair re na searrcha, TBC-LL¹ p. 889 n. 4 (= rena serrgraig, text). a gingobaiph . . . na n-ech . . . ┐ na s.¤ , CCath. 4958 . an t-ech, fós, nach faghaibh sbuir | do cur uirri a n-áis tserruig, Ériu iv 214 § 12 . co subach dubach amail f[h]er-serraigh, ML² 1944 . céid-sh.¤ gach aon lára (as a due), Misc. Hag. Hib. 113 § 38 . bromach, searrach, Eg. Gl. 55 . searrach seang ag bleith a béalbhaigh, DDána 111.20 . s.¤ agam d'éis a riagaid, IGT Verbs ex. 736 . searrach léimneach `prancing charger', Ó Bruad. i 60.13 . gach en chéd-shearrach assail, Exodus xiii 13 . By transf. of children: ní háil liom sean-bhean mar mhnaoi, | máthair chúig searrach nó sé, Dánfhocail 71 . is nár bhur n-iomad gan sioraig gan síolrach, Midnight court 103 ( ZCP v 207 ). `searrach the common name for a foal, young colt or filly; also flighty, timid', P. O'C.