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maeithe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maeithe or dil.ie/31240

Forms: maíthi

n [, f.] (maeth) softness in various senses physical and moral. nir fedad a himain re maithi na mona, Ann. Conn. 1315 § 11. Mildness, suavity: ba móeth fri moíthi, Tec. Corm. § 30.9 = maíthi, LU 9334. is e suilber . . . co maethi comairle (of Aeneas), BB 427a51 . Dejection, depression, weakness: maithe tanic risin rig, Fél. 46.21 . meanma a míleadh fá mhaoithe, Keat. Poems 488. fer na fionnadh a mhaoithe na a mheirtnighe i ngurt gábhaidh, AFM vi 2236.5 . Of sound, softness, modulation: teora ranna ngotha, mét ┐ sonairte ┐ maethe .i. ima bhuga no ima tlas no ima binnius, O'Dav. 1205. sail .i. sofillti í ar a maithi flexibility (?), Corm. Y 1190. Moistness, looseness: maoithe na bronn (= alvi humiditates), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 41.2 .

sail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sail or dil.ie/35973

n k, f. IGT Decl. § 193 .

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(a) a willow, sallow, somet. an osier: s.¤ gl. salix, Sg. 69a3 . s.¤ .i. sofillti í ar a māithi, Corm. Y 1190 . salcuait . . . .i. caill mór di shailig bí and, Corm. 41 = coill mór do salcetain (= salicetum), Corm. Y 1157 . in t-en gaires asin tshail, IT iii 47.3 . gat salach `an osier withe', Laws i 174.10 Comm . i mmuine shailech, AU 1167 (ii 156.22) . duilleoga soilech, Rosa Angl. 100.6 . crannu . . . amail tsailich, Anecd. i 69 § 168 (= amal shailig, ZCP xi 159 ). One of the athaig feda (`plebeian trees'): athaig fedha .i. fern, s.¤, bethi, etc., Auraic. 1154 . Laws iv 146.24 . See also (b) infra. ná loisc sailig sáir, SG 245.24 . maith a shoil ghlan grinn | maith a iubhar, BS 70.18 . gual soileach, ITS i 64.17 . a harp made of willow: i nglotuin géag ngallshaileach, DDána 85.45 .

(b) name of the letter s, the fourth letter in the Ogham alphabet: s.¤ in ogaim, BB 309a39 . forsail .i. s.¤ fair, Auraic. 813 (see forsail). cech bfaili i mbia s.¤ rie tinne is sdraiph is sgripta and wherever s precedes t, 2899 . soil, IGT Introd. § 4 , Verbs § 93 .

? In n.loc.: itir na Sailiu (for Sailgiu?) Imdoirchi i crīch Conailli, TBC-I¹ 858 = im sailibh (sailgibh?) im dortaibh, TBC-LL¹ p. 191 n. 10 , cf. 193 n. 5 .

See sailech.

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(a) beam, joist, plank : notheilgidís forru . . . sailge ┐ cláradu ┐ dromclai ┐ ochtaige na ngríanán, TTr.² 1867 . ro coraighid cláraigh ┐ sailghi . . . ina srethaibh, CCath. 1812 . focichsiter solaig .i. ceimnigfider fo sailgib inna [n]eclas, RC xxvi 38.194 , 39 n. 2 = for sailgib na n-eclas, LL 188b24 . sailghe saille props of bacon, MacCongl. 37.19 . ceithre croinn do choisrig Dia | sailghe droichid Mic Mairia, DDána 23.12 . an lucht báttar imó bhun [an chaisléin] ag cur sás ┐ sailghedh fris, AFM v 1846.3 . do shailgibh, do shonnaibh, vi 2028.18 . ro bui s.¤ arrachta tarrsna os cinn urlair in tseomra, ZCP vi 297.5 . ro marb se na tri fichit gilla . . . le s.¤ . . . ro bui fo chosuibh na himdha(i)dh, 287.17 . ro thogaibh a lamh don ts.¤ iarnaidhi `the iron staff' (a weapon), Stair Erc. 1211 . geadh fada re s.¤ mo sheasamh . . . gan béilfhliuchadh `by the counter' (of public house), Ó Bruad. ii 28.13 . Fig. an ts.¤ ann do shúil féin, Matthew vii 4 . do ghéubha tú s.¤ ad tshúil féin, Mac Aingil 71.5 .

(b) of persons a prop, support(er) (cf. 1 sab): Laogaire, Corc, Dāire . . . | nāi sailgi sin Senchuis Mōir, Corm. Y 970 = sailge, Corm. 32.6 = sailgi, Laws i 4.12 . atiad andso naoi sailghe fothaightheacha lasa ndearnadh indsin, AFM i 132.13 . sailghe fothaightheacha do sheanchas Eríonn, MS. Mat. 555.13 (of same). saìlge neirt, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 30 § 8 (of descendants of Eochaidh Muighmheadhón).