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1 fert

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Forms: feurt, fert, feirt, firt, Fiurt, Firt, feart, firt, feart, fearta, feart, ferta

n o, n. (later m.): n s. feurt, Trip. 317.19 . fert mbecc, 138.20 . See also Fert n-Aífe, Fert n-Ailbi, Hog. Onom. g s. feirt, AU 862 . firt, Laws iv 214.4 . i Fiurt Sciach, TBC-LL¹ 5714 = i Firt S., 5720 . feart (m.) IGT, Decl. § 90 (mixed decl.; d s. firt, feart; g s. n a p. fearta (for gs. see BNnÉ 271.7 cited below); g p. feart).

A mound or tumulus: gl. tumulum ( Eclog. v 42 ) Thes. ii 46.361 . Esp. a mound over a burial-place , often of great size, hence common in place-names (freq. folld. by gen. of npr.); the tumulus of Dowth in Co. Meath is called uam ḟeirt Boadan AU 862 . Cf. sepelierunt eas ... et fecerunt fossam rotundam [in] similitudinem fertae, quia sic faciebant [Scotici] homines et gentiles. Nobiscum hautem reli[c] uocatu[r], id est reliquiae, et feurt, Ardm. 12b1 ( Trip. 317 ), and (description of burial-customs:) fert óen-doruis d'ḟir ... f.¤ co ndib dorsib for mnai, | ferta cen dorsi drena | for maccu for ingena, Metr. Dinds. iv 152 (quoted by Keat., TSh. 5766 , who explains `fert' as `mion-ráth'; the reading of LL 200b58 substitutes `ráth' for `fert'), from which it appears that the `fert' was often a chambered tumulus. Hence by glossators expld. as a burial-place: f.¤ .i. adnacul, Corm. Y 638 . ferta .i. adnacal, O'Mulc. 523 . f.¤ .i. ulad cumdachta O'Dav. 961 . feart .i. uagh, O'Cl. In older texts distinguished from `lecht' q.v., but later used in general sense of grave (esp. in poetic usage) and of Christian burial . rolād ... a gāir guba ┐ a ḟ.¤ ┐ a lia, Ériu i 121 . adbath F.¤ andsin. Ro claidead a leacht ┐ ro laigeadh a feart, RC xxiv 184.15 . a lecht ┐ a ḟeart a n-aenecht, BB 62a2 . ní fil ... cnoc ... nach f.¤ ríg, LU 2889 . cor clasta a fert, 10738 . clada[i]r a f.¤ sátir a lia scribthair a ainm n-ogaim, 5704 = TBC-I¹ 1230 . adhlaicthear mise san bfeart | ┐ clochtar ann mo leacht, IT 112 145.584 . dentar m'ḟ.¤ ┐ m'adhnacul, Acall. 6076 . os cenn m'ferta 'san cill, BNnÉ 271.7 . uaigh nó feart talmhan do dhéanamh go bhfad ┐ go leithead an chuirp, ... ┐ carn cloch do chor ós a chionn, dá ngairthí leacht, mar atá feart Mhaothagáin i nUíbh F., TSh. 5756 . pl. (?) ferta fenned, LB 140b55 ( Hom. Leg. 81 = fertadh feineadh, B. Fermoy 103b , see under fertad). A mound (for spectators to sit or stand on?) at an `oenach' or assembly: clad firt (.i. in oenaig) `the ditch of a fair-green' Laws iv 220.9 ; 22 . denam oenaig (.i. a claide ┐ a ferta), i 156.28 ; 160.1 urba in berna (.i. suidech na Taillten .i. inad da cuailli dec) i f.¤ aireach, v 474.12 ; 476.14 . ro cechladar fert fōtmaig fo suigiu a taīsich, TBC-I¹ 3144 . Conchobar ... is hē desid forsin fert fotmaig, 3177 . ro clas fert fodbuigh dia pubaill ar in ard a mound of sods was dug for [the king's] tent Anecd. ii 77.10 . A mound or dyke used as a boundary-mark: tellach cille tar a f.¤ (.i. tar firt a mūir no a caisil), Laws v 210.6 . rath no feart no secib duae (as boundary-marks) iv 144.16 Comm . do luid tar feart a ced-teallaig (.i. tar clad in fearaind), 8.18 ; 10.6 . O'Dav. 968 (a céttechta). tar ferann in ti eirges as a firt, Laws iv 126.15 Comm. as a firt .i. as a ferann, 42.21 Comm . Cf. feart .i. fearann, O'Cl. Freq. in place-names, see Hog. Onom. s.v. Fert . Ath da Ḟert, TBC-LL¹ 2817 = A. Da Ḟertai (ferta LU) TBC-I¹ 2135 . Damhliac na Ferta, AU 1090 . COMPDS. feartmagh .i. fearannmagh, O'Cl. Cf. also feartlaoidh grave-lay, epitaph in mod. poetry, e.g. Aodhagán Ó Rathaille ITS iii2 158 .

2 líamain

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adj comely (?): liamain .i. cech socruth no cech suidech , O'Mulc. 802 . tabar co léir liamhain `give diligently and fairly', Misc. Hib. 27.15 .

saigteóracht

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n ā, f. (saigteóir)

(a) the act or art of shooting arrows, archery : no losctis a cícha dessa ar na tairmescad saigteoracht impu, LL 223a39 ( TTr. 445 ). saír . . . ic suidigud suidech . . . ri saigteoracht, 236a27 ( TTr. 1427 ). ac soighdeoracht ┐ ac dibrugud for sloghaib na Laidinda, Aen. 2219. 1552 . dentar imurbaigh shoigdeorachta, 1124 . soighdeoracht do be[i]th atorra `a discharge of arrows', AU iii 120.5 . dorala do B. beith ag saigdeoracht, Todd Nenn. 38.2 . fig. dearcain donna| ar breacaib srotha ac saigdeóracht, IGT Decl. ex. 266 .

(b) soldiering, calling of a soldier : saighdiuracht sechnadh comluinn `soldiering that consists in shirking the fight', O'Gr. Cat. 556.19 .

sochraid

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Forms: sochrud, sochruth

adj i (2 so+1 cruth). O.Ir. sochrud. sochruth, Wb. 11c20 .

(a) seemly, decorous, dignified : amal is i lóu bad sochrud ar nimthecht gl. sicut in die honeste ambulemus, Wb. 6a30 . sochrud gl. honestus, Sg. 60b1 . liamain .i. cech sochruth nó cech suidech , O'Mulc. 802 . s.¤ cach comairci `every protection is honourable', ZCP xvii 61 § 24 . ba ferr lais bás s.¤ `he preferred an honourable death', PH 6545 . sech cech psalm canoin sochraidh, Leb. Gab.(i) 94.9 . co nderna comhradh ro-sochraidh, Smaointe B. Chr. 3338 . gnīomha sochraidhe, RC xxxv 390 § 3 . 'gun ord shochruidh shéimhidhe (i.e. the Franciscan order), DDána 122.14 . Compar.: socraidi do ┐ dligti[gi] celi do beth aigi na fuidhir, Laws v 40.9 Comm . is sochraide me m'oenur do dhul i mbas tar cend na sochaide, PH 401 . Adv.: do mhair si co naemhtha sochraidh do Dia = honestus, Smaointe B. Chr. 1877 . a adhnucal . . . co sochraidh decorously, AU ii 456.1 .

(b) shapely, handsome, beautiful : nirb' fer suairc s.¤ , SR 5751 . rom altsa . . . i n-ecosc s.¤ , LU 10314 (H). ba caín ┐ ba haíbind ┐ bá socraid a rréim ronucset Ulaid do Cruachnaib, 8563 ( FB 42 ). caté techta flatha? . . . rop s.¤ , Tec. Corm. § 6.16 . s.¤ cach sona, RC xlv 50 § 20 . in ben ṡaer ṡochinēilech ṡochruid, ZCP viii 113.7 . mac . . . fir s.¤ sōir, ACL iii 307 § 15 . batar so-chraide a cuirp, PH 1039 . ag sir-shilledh a gnuise deallraighthi sochraidi, Smaointe B. Chr. 5716 . go mbí an t-anam cruthach caomh-álainn sochraidh, TSh. 1333 . scrin-tech s.¤ , ZCP xvii 233.22 (= LB 159a59 ). fán ráith slionnbhláithghil sochruidh, TD 22a30 . ro suidhigheadh longport sochraidh sluaighbeodha lais, AFM v 1632.4 . dorindi si tech ro-s.¤ urnaigthi, ZCP xiii 183.36 . Compar. hi cruth bas aldiu ┐ bas sochraidiu (sic leg.), LU 2499 . Superl. isi sin dam is sochraide ┐ is aille ┐ is ferr delb, Ériu viii 20.6 . togaid in sualaig i[s] sochraidiu fia[d] Dia, PH 7102 . Adv. magnificently, grandly: tecat ar chenn in chon co sochruid ┐ co hūallach, Sc.M² 4 . celebrad dit a Chú chain | aso sind uait co s.¤ , LU 4000 ( SCC 45 ). As subst.: imráiteach cach s.¤ every comely person is renowned, ZCP xvii 67 § 65 .

(c) gentle, kindly (of a person): go raibhe 'na Rígh . . . sochruidh caoinbhriathrach ris an uile, Desid. 6880 . fer s.¤ cennais o gnuis, PH 6540 . nech naemtha sochraidh `a holy kindly man', BCC 249 . ben shénamhail shochraidh `a . . . serene woman' AFM v 1824.10 . fer s.¤ sochartanach, Ann. Conn. 1307 § 9 . adhaigh socraidh socharthanach aicci, Études Celt. i 79.13 .

? 1 suidech

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n (2 suide?) ` seat, position, site ', Plummer MS. notes: a sh.¤ úabair ethrach | na ruirech ruanaid rathmar (of Emain), LL 21a8 . s.¤ na Taillten .i. inad da cuailli dec, Laws v 476.14 Comm. glossing urba in berna i fert aireach, 474.12 . sáir . . . ic suidigud s.¤ ar seolcrannaib ri saigteoracht `platforms for archers' (Plummer MS. notes), LL 236a27 ( TTr. 1426 ).

? 2 suidech

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ind liamain .i. cech sochruth nó cech s.¤ , O'Mulc. 802 .

suidechán

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n [o, m.] (2 suide, 1 suidech )

(a) seat, position : suidheocan gl. sedile, Ir. Gl. 850 . arin suidhecan re nabar suidheacan Cholaim Cille, BNnÉ 173 § 20 . ar teithead co claechligdis . . . a stait no a suidheochan no a nordochan `position' (of the heavenly bodies), Ir. Astr. Tr. 120.8 . Ó Muineachán ar mo mhuin | nocha suidheachán socuir, IGT Introd. § 19 (8.z) . ré marbhadh na hanma, darab suidheachán san chorp an fhuil, TSh. 10347 . an fear . . . nach suighionn a suigheachán na ttárcuisneach, Psalms i 1 . ar shuidheachán, Proverbs ix 14 . an uáir do ghléusuinn mo shuidheachan annso t[s]ráid, Job xxix 7 .

(b) As vn. act of sitting, settling : ar suighechan dó when it has settled (urine), 23 K 42, 143.16 . ar suidheachan n[a nuim]reach óir ar alt éigin when the golden number falls on a certain joint, O'Gr. Cat. 303.38 .