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1 arracht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 arracht or dil.ie/4246

Forms: a., -aicht, -achta, a.

n ? Orig. o, n. (ar + riocht, P. O'C. See Vendr. Lex.). Later m. a.¤ m. (g s. and n p. -aicht, -achta), IGT Decl. § 25 . Note also inna dí a.¤ déacc (na da a.¤ v.l.), Trip.² 1013 . a.¤ : gallacht, Metr. Dinds. iv 22.56 .

(a) idol, idolatrous image: cid na arrachta .i. iudula , Ml. 42a11 - 12 . delba ┐ arracht[a] na [n]dūlæ dognītis in geinti, Corm. Y 751 . na huili arrachta na n-ídal, Trip.² 334 . bátar inna arrachta (innarrachta anarrachta v.l.) huili inna ligib, 2288 . tempul ídal ┐ a.¤ , 46 . d'adrad idal is a.¤ , SR 2408 . nech tober epthai nó dogni a.¤ `bogey', Ériu vii 168.1 . ra h-acailait a ndei . . . ┐ a n-ana ┐ a n-arrachta, LL 219b11 . i sollomnaib a ndée ┐ a n-a.¤ , TTr.² 485 . roíarfaigset scela dond a.¤ , 691 . co tucsad a.¤ Menerba leo, Aen. 470 . ? `curson', senainm d'árracht de, Metr. Gl. 21 § 71 . arr[acht] .i. dealbh, O'Cl. a.¤ .i. dealbh nó fúath, P. O'C.

(b) apparition, spectre, monster (in later lang. often simply in vague pejorative sense): ni ha.¤ na urchóit mhisi, ZCP xi 40.19 . meglech na n-a.¤ ndemhon (of spirits in hell), xii 389.18. re h-abaisib na n-a.¤ , MR 230.23 . ag airlech in arrachta, SG 251.28 . gabsat . . . na nēil ollchoicthe a.¤ / for slēib conmaicne Connacht (of the coming of the Túatha Dé D.), ZCP xiv 174 § 3 = na neol olcoichthe a.¤ , LL 1200 . connacatar . . . a.¤ duine truaigh diblighi, Aen. 146 . conacca . . . in n-a.¤ ṅdóer ṅdochraid . . . for lar in tige (of a hideous child), LL 13582 . is amlaid robúi sí . . . ina ha.¤ aidhgill (of a wild pig), Fianaig. 66.4 . ní rofagaibset Greic int a.¤ -sa gan indell uilc ecin and (of the wooden horse), Aen. 435 . in t-a.¤ (of Hydra), Stair Erc. 1351 . ná fulaing mé i ngalar a bhfad / fá chumas na n-áracht ṅduairc `under sullen demons' sway', Ó Bruad. i 4 § iii .

dlúm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dlúm or dil.ie/17076

n ā, f. mass, nucleus, aggregation: is oénd.¤ índ rándgábál depostfetantes (i.e. the words de post foetantes, Psalms lxxviii 70 , are to be taken together as a compd. participle), Thes. i 5.29 . asberar corp don dlúim máir sin inna pecthach, Wb. 9d5 . dluimm inna senpecthe . . . dluim inna sualche (a s.), 22a25 , 27 . ri rodelb dlūma iartain, | hūra co derb im thalmain, SR 37 . ilar ṅd.¤ ndlomtha, 903 . rodelb [Dia] dluma ┐ uir in talman, Laws i 26 . Ri . . . roscōraig | inna ndlumaib dermōraib | sreith na sliab, SR 222 . Issac . . . ba dluim deg-óir, 2831 . ba sui . . . ba dluimh óir os Erinn, AFM 990 . Esp. of a mass or cloud of flame, vapour, etc.: dlum theinedh, AU 916 . tanic dluim sholusta cu S. . . . ut dixit in guth asin neol , LB 238[d]a 58 , cf. Lism. L. p. 313 . ruc Dia úadib F. ina dlúim thened, LU 2791 . ní aicfea delb ndune . . . acht 'na dlúim thentide for lassad, FA § 10 . gnúis rígh Tethbha . . . conus tarla 'na dlúim ndericc (i.e. blazed red with shame), BNnÉ 36 . tuccad in dún . . . fo dluim diad ┐ dergtened, Cog. 80 . batar carpait . . . oscind na catrach . . . co ro shollsigset in catraig .i. na dluma derga noscenntis estib, LB 152b40 . dluma dergga teintide, SR 8085 . co ndessid mar d.¤ dar dreich | immon dún do cach oenleith like a cloud (?) (of beseiging a city), 6959 . ro loiscsit a mbarca ┐ is don dluim ciach bai dib ica loscad . . ., Lec. 24a12 . cech adhaig as dorcha a dlúimh | ó doradadh úir tar Aedh darkness, pall , ACL iii 304 . dlúimhe donn-ruadha drithleacha ag dearg-losgadh, TSh. 6627 . Fig. atchúaid Ioseph . . . do Ḟorainn a haislingge | cona dlumaib dluthaib dēin | is co rúnaib . . . obscurities , SR 3367 . Cf. dluimh .i. nēll nō dorc[h]adas, O'Cl. Of water: balda quasi bullu .i. ina dluim uisci tuargaibed in topur, Fél. 102 ( Fél. Mar. 30 ), cf. O'Dav. 259 . ria ndluim dilend `denseness of the flood', Leb. Gab.(i) 58 . Of a crowd, throng: d.¤ d'iasc ar gach inbhior, Arch. Hib. i 92 . bedid anmanna na pecthach a ndlumaib dubaib disscnemnechaib, YBL 168b31 . ro-innsaigeadar in dā oll-broinig ina ndlúmaib dicra . . . debtha, MR 222 . Hence dluim .i. imad, O'Dav. 609 . dlúmh .i. iomad, O'Cl. ; Stowe Gl. 111 ; Lec. Gl. 101 .

Compds. ? ¤aicde: admestar humae asa daingnib . . . dlumaicdib, ZCP xi 94 . ¤cheó: an dluimhcheó diadh ┐ dethaighe dense cloud, AFM vi 1962 . ¤grinde: doirrseoracht . . . cacha dlum-grinne duaibsig deabtha phalanx , MR 224 .

Cf. dloim, dlom.

nél

Cite this: eDIL s.v. nél or dil.ie/33060
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: nél, nél, neóil, níul, néol, niuil, néoil, níulu, néolu, nél, néll, néalta

n o, m. (orig. neut.?) n s. in nél , Ml. 83a4 . á nél , 82d11 (`its cloud', Thes.; acc. to Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 53 § 397 á = neut. art.). g s. (Mid. Ir.) niúil, neóil. d s. níul, SR 8030 ; Mid.Ir. also néol ( neól ). n p. niuil, Ml. 120d11 ; Mid.Ir. also néoil, LL 230b5 . a p. níulu, Wb. 25b23 . SR 8108. LU 8584. néolu, LU 1703. g p. inna nél , Ml. 108c9 , cf. 144d4 . SR 5805. In Mid.Ir. the form néll is common (already in LU). néull (g s. -iúi-, -eói-, d s. -iú-, -eó-), IGT Dec. § 75 (nél, néll v.l.). Mod.Ir. pl. often néalta.

(a) a cloud ; gl. nubes, Wb. 25b23 , Ml. 108c9 , 120d11 . nēl quasi uēl a nomine uēlum, ar is fial ē etruinde ┐ grēin, Corm. Y 989. nell, gl. nebulae, Ir. Gl. 337. nel derg teintide, SR 8025. ticfa fleochud . . . asind níul dorcha, 8030 . ní thaudchaid nél dar gréin, BDD 66. columa niúil, PH 1714. nel .i. solus, ut est co tuitet nemhe niuil truim `a heavy cloud's poisons', O'Dav. 1281 (gloss due to misunderstanding, cf. nél solus a bright cloud, TBC-LL¹ 5860 ). céin beti neóil im gréin, Metr. Dinds. ii 38.48 . co tangadur néoill deirid láe, Acall. 7291. co roa niulu nime, SR 8108. cia rosia . . . co neolu nime, PH 6063. amail niullu fleochuidh, CCath. 5665. a fil do lindaib isin domun, etir niula ┐ srotha ┐ aibhne, Ériu ii 134 § 112. re funiud nell na nona, TBC-I¹ 1778 ( LU 6280 ), cf. Acall. 10. a moich-néll na maidne the early morning mists, AFM vi 2102.11 . néall na hoidhche, Keat. Poems 1556. neóill thiugha an aiéir, 2 Samuel xxii 12. neulla tiugha, Job xxii 14 . an tsíon is teó i neóllaibh, Hackett xxi 29 .

pn rí nél king of (the) clouds , common epithet of Deity , cf. Fél. May 11 , Aug. 27 , Ep. 398. immon ríg os nélaib, ib. Prol. 22 , cf. Ep. 566. a mmo Choimdiu néll!, ACL iii 293 y .

In wider sense: ro thatin in slog aingel . . . co mbatar ina niúl gel imme, PH 7239. fó troim-nell teineadh, AFM vi 1964. 24 . fig. dom dhíon ar nélaibh na plágh, Ériu iv 236.6 (perh. in sense b).

Occas. used apparently of complexion or expression of countenance: cf. mar Ḟer ṅdiad nél ndatha, TBC-LL¹ 4023 (F. von der Wolkenfarbe, Wind., an allusion to the pallor of death; but possibly a play on the meaning of the name Fer d., cf. the npr. Fernéll, 4891 ). sgaíledh néll ngeal do grúaidheadh, IGT Dec. ex. 1237. corp tana truagh | nemhglan a nél, Irish Texts i p. 26 § 12 . néal seirce 'na silleadh, A. Ó Dálaigh x 5.

(b) a swoon, faintness, stupor (freq. in pl.): dos-fánic nél . . . co tarmairt héc, SR 1687 = tanic nell chuice, LB 112b28 . darochair nél ┐ tam ┐ tassi bar Coinculaind, TBC-LL¹ 3968 = tuitis taimhnell for C., St. co torchair ┐ coro laig nél fair, LL 328b49 . atrochratar . . . i nnélaib ┐ i tassib, LL 265b22 = MU 26.14 ; cf. Acall. 6601. téid L. i néall swoons, Keat. ii 4544 . dororchair C. a nel . . . duscid C. asa nel, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 38.6 , 7 . ro eirigh S. asa niull, BS 158.1 . ro eirigh asa neoll, ZCP vi 27.4 . atrachtatar . . . asa nellaib, RC xiii 7.11 . ? 'san domnach ruc Muire in mac Crist co nellaib ar midnacht, Ériu iii 144 § 15 (perh. in lit. sense). dochuaidh a n-eaxdasis [= exstasis] .i. a néul spioradálta, Mac Aingil 330.9 . go ndeachaidh sí a néalaibh báis, Oss. iv 162.14 . tromnella tiugba[i]s, MR 190.9 . nell troch ┐ fordergadh fola the stupor of those about to die, ZCP xiii 220.14 . néll naíden, Irish Texts ii 53 § 25 , see noídiu. bid n.¤ do Nár, ní ba nert, | tíachtain chucum-sa dar cert weakness (defeat), Metr. Dinds. iv 48.85 .

(b 2) a vision, dream: néall fir choirr ós cionn Tomáis, | néall maighre ós mhac na flatha 'a vision of a hunch-back over Thomas; the vision of a salmon over the lord’s son' Celtica xviii 142 § 25 . gan togra a-noir agad neoll 'no claim to keep thee in the West … is made by thy dream' Aithd. D. 15 § 12 .

(c) in B. na filed, sea: co torracht Coirbri tar nell, ZCP viii 103.4 = dar muir, Ériu ii 186.23 .

Compds. ¤bendacht: beandacht nime, nélbendacht, ZCP viii 560.6 . ¤bruig: fri nelbruig (i.e. heaven), LL 123a2 . ¤ceo: co neillchiachaib nimi cloud-mists, LL 230b5 ( TTr. 978 ). ¤cith: mar gréinghail an néillcheatha (light) shower, Keat. Poems 296 (cf. cithnél s.v. 1 cith). ¤gal `cloud-strife', cloud-rack: tromnélghal dorcha dubhcíach, CCath. 470 , cf. 3817 . trom-nellgala dluithi doburda duibciach, 4420 . ¤glaine: Loch Néil cona nélglaine `cloudy brightness', Metr. Dinds. iii 406.30 . With adj.: do nim nell-solus of bright clouds, BB 243a19 ; cf. TBC-LL¹ 5860 where n. solus is prob. not a compd.

? olcoicthe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? olcoicthe or dil.ie/33797

Forms: olcaigthe, olcaigid

ind gabsat . . . 'na neol olcoichthe [arracht] | for sleib Conmaicne Connacht, LL 10b8 (of the landing of the Tuatha D.D.) = 'na nēll olcoicti arracht `as a cloud of great fighting spectres', Leb. Gab.(i) i 156.3 (taking as < oll-cocad) = na neil ollchoicthe arracht the clouds full of great spectre-battles, ZCP xiv 174.7 . The gloss in Leb. Gab gives: tangator . . . do dhénamh coccaidh nertmair in ollcoigid. The rhyme: Con- maicne suggests the reading olcaigthe, part. of *olcaigid or g s. of olcugud.