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sulbaire

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Forms: suilbire, sulgaire

n , f. (sulbair) later suilbire. Also spelt sulgaire.

(a) eloquence, readiness of speech, fluency, rhetoric : sulbhaire .i. deagh urlabhra, O'Cl. s.¤ degbelrai, Ml. 89c16 . sruth s.¤ ind labartha, 89d3 . inna s.¤ gl. oratoriarum, Sg. 9a6 . air indi atreba sulbairi gl. rethoricus, 33a31 . inchosc s.¤ , 209b11 . s.¤ gl. coturnus, Acr. 35b1 ( Thes. ii 9 ). hisin cethramad ceniul na s.¤ romanta `rhetoric', Hib. Min. 440 . a sos, a sodelb, a sulbairi, Ériu iv 146 § 24 . ar sulbhuire a innsce from the fluency of his speech, Laws iv 356.5 Comm . Cf. v 28.13 Comm . ar tshulgaire a innscni (of the ánruth), O'Curry 1948 ( H 4.22, 4 ). ara shuilbere, IT iii 92 § 134 . trí indchoisc ordain do duine .i. sodelb, sáire, s.¤ , Triads 254 . sulbair ro dolbsat filedu sulgaire na faidble bréci, LB 238(c)b49 (ACC). aircetal no sulghaire (gl. ernae fo fris), Anecd. v 27 n. 8 . ? noco sulgaire labarta, BB 498a2 = nidam comshulbir laburtha fritt, Alex. 827 = comsubeis, Anecd. v 2.8 . ? as leór so do solbraib sreth | barr beg do gnímaib cáinbreth `this is enough of eloquence . . .', Ériu iv 138.11 (or to sulbair?). ar s.¤ sluinn siarain glossed: ar solabarthaighe, Leb. Gab.(i) 130.6 .

(b) cheerfulness, affability, merriment : s.¤ gl. lepus, Sg. 50b7 . suilbire, MU² 693 v.l. for chóemi ┐ suilbere ┐ dág-besaib, PH 831 . suilbhire ┐ easguidheacht san gcrabhadh readiness, alacrity, Luc. Fid. 155.11 . cia fochain na suilbire ut ar N. mirth, D IV 2, 42ra38 . an tshuilbhire, Desid. 6693 .