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dall

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Forms: dáll, dald, dall, dull, dall, daill, dalla, daill, dalla, dullu, dulla, dallu, dalla, dailliu, daille, dall, daille

adj o-ā, often dáll, sometimes dald ; dall (: and) LL 52 a 4 f.b . d s. m. dull, dall (dáll), f. daill. n p. m. dalla (adj.), daill (subst.). a p. dalla (adj.) ; dullu, dulla, dallu ( LB 212 a 31 ), dalla (subst.)—COMP. dailliu, mod. daille. For etymology and Gaul. cognates, see Holder 1216 , Stud. Hib. xix 42 .

I (Totally) blind. dall .i. tall a talpa , O'Mulc. 343 . dall a talpa no disell .i. cen tsuile quia est sell .i. suil, Corm. Tr. 58 . haec talpa luch dall, Ir. Gl. 249 . mac dall, IT i 39. 14 , 21 . gur bhen a rusca dé gur roibhe dall, Cóir Anm. 29 . ┐ dall clairínech éisidhe, MacCarthy 408. 8 . innistear go raibe Isáac tré arsaidhacht dall, TSh. 258. 1 . ar mbeith dall dho, ib. 22. 31 ; 255. 12 . ní feas di í féin do bheith dall, ib. 258. 8 . amlaid rogénair side ó máthair ┐ sé dall, PH 2288 (cf. 811 ). guidis...coro ṡlánaiged a mac dall bodar amlabar, ib. 1319 . voc. a hídail daill amlabair cen guth cen lámu cen cossa, ib. 1367 (cf. 1294 ). pl. uair nachdat dee...acht hídail dalla amlabra, ib. 1141 .—cless dond cless dall cless néoin FB 24 (l. 24) ; cf. dall-chless. METAPH. dalla dagairle blind to good advice Tec. Corm. 16 (l. 68) . fégad cechaen uaib nárob dall ┐ narob baccach hé iar mbésaib, PH 4666. 4671 . osa dáll a chride berid diabul leis ina eolas fén he, ib. 7755 . is dall gan radharc me soillsig meólas, Midnight court 812 . Ignorant : dobhí sé dall aineolach i dteangaidh na tíre, Keat. i 42.60 . Unprofitable : gart dall, KMMisc. 174. 18 .

II Dark, gloomy : abardall .i. abditum et dall, O'Mulc. 7 (cf. abra .i. dorcha, O'Dav. 27 ). uch in adaig dorcha dall, Add. 30. 512 , 34 b ( ACL iii 233. 7 ). ifernn...dubh dall, Lib. Flav. ii 51 a 2 . 17 . fot aidche daille dube, LL 193 b 57 . i nEgept daill, SR (Greene) 3951 . daire dall, SR 6355 . ise sin gan diamair daill : domarbh Diarmaid mac Cerbhaill, SG 72. 25 . croithis dóib dairbre ndall, IT i 108. 4 . Cf. dallcheó a thick mist: ní ro ráthaighsiot ní lá dallciach na maidne muiche, AFM vi 1936.24 . ar snaidm a cor | in dallciach do chrích Mumon, Ériu iv 226.10 . buailis an curach dá ḟleisg dhraoidheachta gur ḟág fa dhallchiach é, Each. Iol. 43.16 . METAPH. obscure, difficult to read ; dull (in sound). bíodh a ḟios ag gach aon...gurab í cíall ḟíre na taoibhe daille so don taoibh amuigh don leabhar, ALC i 6 n. deilm dub dall, LL 143 b 28 . is dall erund mani écestar dún doléir, Ériu ii 104 § 14 . is d.¤ erunn a ḟis, 124 § 65 . ib. 122 § 62 . unjustified, false (of a charge) : dall adbur noferai formsa it is a false charge you bring against me RC xiv 243. 15 . Cf. dalltaidbsiu do dóinib, LL 123 a 11 .

III o, m. and ā, f. ( Laws i 124. 22 ). A blind person. hic cecus .a. um. dall, Ir. Gl. 623 . hic cecus dall, ib. 427 . im dingbail mic...di claim di chaich di daill di anbobracht, Laws i 124. 22 ; ib. 140. 5 f.b. buidir ┐ daill durscartad co fis a ndaille ┐ a mbuidre, ib. v 156, n. 5 . dligid dalla dídin ZCP vi 261. 11 f.b. luid dald arachenn Patraic, Trip. 132. 3 . conid don dúll dorala techt sis, IT i 39. 18 . deccra daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 372. 95 ( LL 158 a 48 ). bennachais in dall clarenech co mba slána a da ṡúil, Lat. Lives 86. 3 . nírab dall ic tuus daill, ACL iii 318. 12 (cf. LB 261 a 65 ). dall a cinn daill, Lib. Flav. ii 16 a 1 . 5 f.b. nóṡlánaigedh dulla ┐ claṁa ┐ bacacha, RC xxvii 302 § 76 . an dall, gnioṁa an daill, Eg. 142 p. 170 . isé dorat a rusca don dull, PH 2287 . doralatar dóib dá dhall ar or na sliged, ib. 4409 . atconnarcsa daill ┐ baccaig...do ṡlánugud dó, ib. 2182 . daill buidir ┐ baccaig, ib. 2491 ; cf. 4399 . 4414 . 4592 . roíccais clamu ┐ dallu, ib. 1357 . roairchis Ísu dona dallaib, ib. 4416 ; cf. 2270 . 2296 . 2591 . 4413 . 4532 . 4649 . hícc clam ┐ dall, ib. 1734 . comus ṡIánaigti dall, ib. 2088 . siubhalfaidh aṁail dallaibh, TSh. 255. 14 . amal dallu nád faicet ní, LB 212 a 31 . dáll, ib. 33 .—am dáll ruccad mesi I was born blind PH 2785 , cf. duine dorugadh na dhall, Donlevy 438. 17 . mar doleighis Críost an dall, TSh. 6. 26 .

LOC. Áth Ferta in Daill, Metr. Dinds. iii 308. 63 . rotadhaill...do thigh an filidh Muiredhaigh Lesa an Doill AFM iii 178. 16 .

IV Darkness, obscurity : ni fuille forru dall ná doirche, Laws ii 272. 13 . amail dobur ndubchiach nó amail dall fedha (sic leg.) i foghamhar, CCath. 5666 . doradtsat na naeiṁ...dall ciach ettorra ┐ in slogh, RC xxvii 298. 18 . la dall ciach na camháire, Hugh Roe 62 . amal phupall bís im dall, LL 52 a 51 . Cf. mod. dubh ┐ dall na hoidhche, Dinneen .

MOD. dall, adj. and subst.: tá sé nár bhfágaint dall he is leaving us as wise as we were Seanch. 35 . ba dhall ésin ara ngaedhlainn that man was ignorant of Irish. Compar. daille (pronounced duille).

dallóc

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n ā, f.

I Any little blind animal :

(a) a mole . P. O'C. Dinneen cf. talpa .i. luch dall, Ir. Gl. 249 .

(b) a leech : aṁail thréigeas an dallóg bheith ag súghadh ḟola an easláin, TSh. 11. 10 . P. O'C. O'Br. Dinneen

légaid

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Forms: léigenn, légad

v ā (Lat. legere, GOI 573 ). Also léigid, ibid., 686 n. 203 .

I Trans.

(a) reads, studies : ara tuicce arro legais, Wb. 28d7 . ni hed in sin ro légsid in euangelio, 7b23 . ro legsat canóin fetarlaici . . . amal ru-nda-legsam-ni, Ml. 24d24 . inní nad roilgisid si gl. etiam non legistis, 17b18 . ní roilgius `I have not read', Sg. 148a10 . lēgais canōin la German `he studied', Hy. ii 12 ( Thes. ii 312 ). légais rúne rochúaid eter scolaib screptra .i. ro leg rúne, LU 829 - 30 (ACC). fir leighes suiscel .i. in tsai canone no an fer leiginn, O'Curry 2492 ( Eg. 88, 40a ). lē[i]r ra lēg cen luithe lochtai / suithe sechta, ACL iii 303 § 8 . cit súid nod-légat, Fél. Ep. 81 (of the Félire). don Choimdi[d] nī comharba / nech nā lēga a recht, ACL iii 313 § 14 . firithir lebor légthair, LL 6192 (see O'Brien, Celtica iii 174 ). legais suithe filidechta laiss, LL 13615 . is tol lind . . . coro legthar . . . he (sc. in libar ro scrib A.), PH 24 . gidh liter nír léghasdair, IGT Decl. ex. 1399. ní aithrisim scéal, ní léighim cruadh-nod, Keat. Poems 1423. Fig. léighfidh sé aigneadh gach aoin, Aithd. D. 58.23 . Dīa fēin romfēgustar, / as lēir romlēgustar, ZCP viii 214 § 70 .

With cogn. accus.: ni legend ro llegusa la Petor, Wb. 19a6 .

(b) reads aloud, recites : cech mallacht ro scribad ┐ ro legad, KZ xxxi 254 . legh a Uríel na litri sea. Ro raidh Uíríel Adham, BB 16a26 . samhail a ḟlatha léigh dhamh, Content. xv 48 . mar do léigh do láthair Iosias Ríogh é (sc. leabhar an reachta), TSh. 7319.

(c) reads of: du i failet na teora soillse ata dech legthair .i. soilse ind Righ . . . , Ériu ii 144 § 161 . an galar-so léaghmuir shúas, Párl. na mB. 1291 .

II Without expressed obj.: affamenad som . . . no légad a macc . . . robu anfiss dosom in ro lég fa nacc . . . ┐ afamenad ra ḟesed in ro leg, Sg. 148a6 . acht ni imathormaig cubus ┐ aicned . . . glossed: cubus .i. na cresen .i. in luchta legas; ┐ aicned .i. na fer firen .i. in luchta na legand, Laws i 144.28 , 29 Comm . (`cf. the legit ut clericus of English law. This is also the test for distinguishing báeth and gáeth: baoith .i. na leighes, ┐ gaoith .i. leighis, O'Curry 2280 ( Eg. 88, fo. 21 )', Plummer, MS. notes). seacht ngraid eacalsa, liachtreoir .i. leghthoir iarsani legas, Laws v 22.5 Comm . légais fer díb . . . saer alaile i.e. one was a cleric, Trip. i 200.4 (`a leech'). a macca lēginn lēgaid, O'Mulc. 688 . ní maith ciall neich nat léga, IT iii 50.6 . lámh thréan . . . / do léagh ar sgoil Sgathuighe who studied, Aithd. D. 16.48 . ar chloinn Ír do léaghadh leam `of Ir's race I have read', Content. xxx 10 . léightar ar an ainmhídhe dá ngoirthior talpa , Párl. na mB. 3138 .

Vn. léigenn, also légad.

1 luch

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Forms: lochadh, lochthadh, L., Lochad

n usually t and nt, f. with loch- in obl. cases. Perh. orig. vocalic stem as the alternation u/o is unexplained (see GOI 206. See also ZCP xxviii 70 - 1 ), and the dental does not appear in the archaic compds. ¤gabháil, ¤donn (infra). In later lang. ā, f. So IGT Decl. § 133 , where g p. lochadh is declared faulty, and lochthadh with -th- is required for the `dúnadh'.

Mouse : glenaid l.¤ inna línsam, Thes. ii 293.20 . hinglen l.¤ inna gerchrub, 24 . lúaithidir lochaid (lochait v.l.) iar forgarmain, Corm. Y 1059 . l.¤ i comraínd (term of opprobrium), IT iii 100 § 172 . fuath lochad landai lordai, SR 5431 (`o written over u', n. 0 ). meracht a lochad of the mouse it is chasing (a cat), Laws iii 296.9 Comm . ona lochtaib, O'Dav. 918 . cech mallacht . . . robé forsin lochaid duaid ochair ind libiur-se, KZ xxxi 254.17 . l.¤ fael ┐ sinnach, Todd Nenn. 218.6 . amal charas in l.¤ biad in fidchait, PH 7737 . mani estais na lochtha . . . la tabairt na lochad inna béolu, RC xiii 446.7 . dona lochthuibh, IGT Introd. 22.28 . cidh áilit na lochaidh, BNnÉ 53.28 . aga lionadh do lochaibh fionnfadhachaibh, 26 . in duirb mét lochad, LL 329a43 . ag ithe féola . . . na luiche, Isaiah lxvi 17 . cúig lucha óir, 1 Sam. vi 4 . dál . . . don chat ris an luich, TSh. 2344 . plag lochad ic Galloib ┐ ig Laignip, CS 256.4 . catt re lochaid (of a bad stepmother), ZCP vi 268.6 . lochaidh ag ithe na ngort uile, AFM ii 988.16 . mar bhaighte do cuirfídhe i ttrap chum loch do mharbhadh, Párl. na mB. 1273 . ní mó coin inaitt lochait an oilein sin `rats', Maund. 146.

l.¤ francach rat, l.¤ becc mouse: ithitt féoil cach uile ainmidhi itir lochta frangcacha ┐ lochta becca, Maund. 114 . l.¤ francach gl. rula (Lat. wd. unexpld.), Ir. Gl. 248. Note also: dos-nancatar . . . lochaid Indecda ┐ ethaite aerdha, Alex. 748. luch dall gl. talpa = mole, Ir. Gl. 249.

As n. pr. f. L.¤ , V. SS. Hib. ii 10.y .

In n. loc.: for Ross Lochad , LU 4607 ( TBC-I¹ 138 ). See Hog. Onom.

Compds. ¤gabáil: bla cat luchgabail catching mice, Laws iii 296.7 . ¤donn (¤thonn) but this prob. in origin from *luch ' wolf', thus wolf-brown, wolf-skin Ériu xxxvi 175-76 . In n. pr. Luchdond letrad lecne líach, Metr. Dinds. ii 80.21 . See note ib. p. 108 . Dumae ind Luchduinn, Dinds. 1 ( LL 3890 ). isí fochaid tánaise iar sin .i. in luch donn (leg. Luchdonn) .i. cuilén fúair mac na baintrebthaigi a cúas omna, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28.6 . See O'Rahilly, EIHM 79 n . Luchdond (-tondd v.l.) cainte fil i nEmain Macha . . . grech in Luchduinn, BDD 54 = Luchton Cáinti . . . gréch ind Luchduind, BDD² 484 - 86 . Cf. in luchthond lámdérg Loegaire, LU 8615 ( FB 46 . luch donn, Eg.). ¤thigern: ro ṡaltair forin Luchthigern (of a woman), LL 6285 ( ZCP xxiv 141 § 33 ).

1 sell

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n [o, n.?]

(a) the iris of the eye : is tre ḟīr flaitheman cach n-étach tlachta do sellaib (? leg. sealla with v.l.) sūile saigethar contends with (or emulates) the irises of the eyes (?), ZCP xi 93 § 26 = cach t[h]lachta dianime, dechma-rómnaiter (sic leg.) co ndathlí súla segaiter, 81 § 17. ? To this, in sense of rings or spots: bíann n-erbbad impu . . . sella dubglassa inna mmedónaide, TBFr. 103 (= sdialla, TBFr. App. § 9 ) (translated `dark grey spots', RC xxiv 131.22 ).

(b) an eye; a glance : dall a talpa . Nō dī-sell .i. cen tsūile, quia est s.¤ .i. sūil, Corm. Y 460 . dagordan már Martain | ma ro sellaib soimle (saimle, semle, seimle, v.ll.) if thou canst consume with the eyes (?) (i.e. if thou examine), Fél. July 4 . taitnet gabra lir i sam | sella (selli, v.l.) roisc roṡíri (rosire, v.l.) Bran, Imr. Brain § 36 (`as far as Bran has stretched his glance'). sírderg a sella | ógdérg a fonnaid, LU 8344 ( FB 24 , rhetoric). ná décid in talmain nach in n-aér . . . ná súgid aér in tíre ┐ gataid for sella do for feraib fodeisne, 1776 (ICM) (? leg. ná gataid). rom gab ecla fri sét s.¤ | deich cét cenn ic tacra frim as far as eyes can see (?), Trip.² 1317 . forann .i. foruamna[d], ut est forann slána sella .i. forruamnaighit[h] na suile slana in ferg, O'Dav. 818 . triar . . . nacha-sella duine-tairesseathar, BDD² 1263 (`on whom a man's glance does not dwell'. `If sella is pl. we should read tairissetar', note). ro ssudhighedh fial ind nime fri gnusi ┐ sella daine arna hactis findfiud nime, Ériu ii 108 § 25 . ro bhatar sella int sloigh oc frescse in delma, 100 § 7 . niro fhuilngsetar na suili pecdhachu sella frisna liga noiba 'his sinful eyes could not endure gazing upon the holy colours', TBith.² 171 § 60 . selb (leg. sell) .i. sillead, Lec. Gl. 167 . Note also:? is fland tedma tromchatha | . . . | nacha sella sithethar, LU 8900 ( FB 68 , rhetoric). anmand sin re srethaib seall | sethar Patraic na primchell, Fél. 68.15 .

Compd. ¤glas: di díb súilib sellglasaib `with blue-gray iris', Gloss., BDD² 1019 . be ḟuilt budichass | ségdaib sell-glassaib (segdaib suilib sellglasaib, v.l.), IT i 69.4 ( LMU 4 ).

tall, thall

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adv. of place and time. Frequently also as demonstr. with nouns, though never enclitic in verse.

I Of place.

(a) yonder, there, yon, that: a salutes fil t.¤ , Ml. 42b4 . siu ┐ t.¤ , 72c9 . a tadall t.¤ , RC xlvii 304.4 . adeir th.¤ `is said in another text,' Laws v 342.9 Comm. ar Thoraigh th.¤ san tuaisgeart, TD 26.45 . in teintide t.¤ (the star of Bethlehem), ZCP v 25 § 7 . As demonstr.: nín chruth hí th.¤ `not in that manner,' Wb. 26b13 . isin tsalm t.¤ , Ml. 58a11 . intí th.¤ gl. ille, Sg. 197a9 . ind nathir humaithe thal, Tur. 129 . in taisceltai t.¤ , 130 . dond leith t.¤ don talmain, SR 7908 . is tu-sa in t-Ísu t.¤ , PH 3921 . in treide t.¤ , ACL iii 223.21 . ó thá sean Torach taobh th.¤ , TD 17.14 . thart th.¤ , 3.2 .

(b) inside, as opposed to 1 immaig outside: mo chorc-sa th.¤ .i. mo craidesi astigh (B. na f.), ZCP v 487 § 2 . rogart as dorus immaig | ... | `in fail t.¤ mac n-Iessé?,' SR 5984 . co rrabi th.¤ i mmedón na cathrach, LU 9145 (FB). amuig ┐ t.¤ , Aen. 1997 . is cetrúimhe cota cach fir t.¤ do cach fir amuigh within (the `fine') ... outside, Laws iv 294.15 Comm. madh glan an corp don taoibh th.¤ , Dán Dé xxvii 31.

(c) Hence in Laws in fer th.¤ defendant: mad sed a deir an fer amuigh ... ┐ isedh a deir an fer t.¤ ... the plaintiff ... the defendant, Laws iv 72.z Comm. i laim cintaig th.¤ , i 84.15 Comm. Cf. cin dethbhirus amuigh no th.¤ innso `no necessity exists on the plaintiff or the defendant,' ii 60.12 Comm.

II Of time.

(a) long ago, of yore, then: hi th.¤ .i. isind aimsir sin gl. id temporis, Ml. 30b17 . 18c13 . 78d4 . amal duratsat sacaird t.¤ `at that time,' 82c8 . o chein thall, PH 148 . amal rothuitset th.¤ , TTebe 4035 . ag Athairne th.¤ na theach, Content. xxviii 12 . san aimsir th.¤ , DDána 6.34 .

(b) hereafter, in the next world: siu ná t.¤ , Wb. 3d17 . is maith siu et t.¤ gl. uitae, quae nunc est, et futurae, 28d1 . is aire as b(eo) a ainm i fos ┐ a anim th.¤ , Lib. Hymn. 178.9 (ACC). maith in chentair siu ┐ flaith ind alltair ... t.¤ , Ériu ii 202 § 19 . gan molbhtha t.¤ na sonn, AFM i 164.4 . an teach thall heaven , DDána 6.17 .

? To this: dall .i. t.¤ a talpa , O'Mulc. 343 . min na dentar icuib cuilbir nobind siu na th.¤ , IT iii 102.x . indiu is do cendaib colla t.¤ `at this day it is by the ends of his bones (he effects it)' (of imbas forosnai), Laws i 44.1 Comm.

See tallain, tallamuin.

talpa

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n (Lat. talpa ) mole : an selide, ┐ an t.¤ , Levit. xi 30 . ? dall .i. tall a t.¤ , O'Mulc. 343.