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áed

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Forms: aed, áeda, Áid

n [n.?] mo da n(h)ed, ZCP iii 224 § 10 (Amra Senáin). a s. aed, LU 8895 ( FB § 68 ). g s. áeda, Fianaig. 4.6 . Note d s. Áid, Thes. ii 242.18 (Ardm.) See Vendr. Lex.

Fire: aod .i. tene is imaircide sōn cid tria delidin an anma as aod .i. dea .i. bandéa, ipsa est Uesta .i. bandea tened, Corm. Y 33 (on the connection of aed with a god of fire, see Duan. F. iii p. lxviii ). dir aod īside .i. a losgad bad dir quia fit aodh .i. tine , 473 . fí áeda .i. olc teine .i. teine neimnech, Fianaig. 4.6 . amal aed (.i. tenid [H]) tria fithicén, LU 8895 ( FB 68 ). `aedh' ┐ `tnu' teine tra, Metr. Gl. 9 § 5 . Dealbaed .i. delb aeda .i. tened no dolb aedh .i. teni doilbthi doroine, BB 251b15 . rongeilt in gāeth feib geiles / nemāed forderg fidnaige as the red fire of heaven consumes twigs, Bruchst. i 67 § 155 . cetho aodho ona mbelaib, Aisl. Tond. 100.7 = cetha tinedh, 126 § 1. ēta duit ced mogad ndaor / re dēnam aodh co nirt c[h]ruaidh. ML² 2006 . curt[h]ir ar aed īarnlestar, Ériu vii 4.4 . fér forglass for laich lilestai áed ág asa mag, LU 5326 (TBC) (rhet.) Fig. aodh go ffeile (of S. Maedóc, in a poem), BNnÉ 240 § 172 . Also expld. as eye , the pupil being regarded as the fire of the eye: aedh .i. súil, O'Cl. aodh ┐ derc ┐ cais / tri hanmann in ruisg rionnghlais, Metr. Gl. 16 § 39 . ingen Áeda Abrat .i. áed tene is hé tene na súla in mac imlesen, LU 3375 ( SCC 17 ). mo da nhed .i. mo da suil, ZCP iii 224 § 10 . adám aed .i. adám ṡúil, Ériu i 72.17 . Frequ. as n.pr.

aicenn

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Forms: acan(n)

n also acan(n). head (poet. of heads cut off in battle): ceni tecais acen neich, ZCP xiii 188 § 241 . aiggen .i. cend, O'Mulc. 108 quoting this ex. biëid co n-imbiud acen / in maten hi Forcalad, ZCP xiii 188 § 241 = biëd co n-imniud acain (.i. cenn) etc. xii 233 § 46 . cath chind[ḟ]ebrat ro mebaid / for Mac Con chétaib acan (: matan), RC xiii 440 § 14 . mairg arata glonn fri gail / ettach no accen Congail, Ériu v 244.198 . Note also: etir othain ┐ acenn (achend v.l.) .i. tene .i. eter inn adnacul ┐ in mesrugud, RC xxvi 26 § 95 and n. othain ┐ acenn .i. itir in cainnell ┐ in tine , O'Dav. 1323 .

ainsic

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adj (cf. 1 secc). Epithet of a cauldron (coire) variously explained by glossators: caire a.¤ .i. an-aisic .i. īarsinni aisices a dliged do gach ae. nō an-scuithe .i. neamscuithe .i. gan toichned dogrēs, Corm. Y 361 . caire ansíc .i. an 'gá diultad conach siccus tirimm he acht a beith bithḟliuch dogrés, O'Dav. 321 . briuguid ... oca mbí caire ansic 'who has a cauldron which is never dry', QML xiii 4 § 4 . Glossed: .i. caire dlegar do beth for tine do gres ar cind cach tascuir dodainic, Laws i 48.6 Comm. briugu leiteac . . . coiri ainsicc lais, v 78.8 .i. coir[e] aigi as aiscend a dliged do cach, 11 Comm. caire ainsicean . . . .i. caire no aisicead a cuid choir do gach en, MR 50.21 . cori asicain (ansicain v.l.) no ainsirc (leg. ainsicc), IT iii 187 § 8 = coiri aisic, § 9.

Bel(l)taine

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n Appar. io, m. or n. in Lament 10 cited below, but f. in later lang. `the month of the beacon-fire', Pokorny, Jn. Celt. Stud. i 134 ; see also Études Celt. vi 65. time of the beginning of summer ; May ; first of May : belltaine .i. beil-tine .i. tene bil, Corm. Y 122. O'Mulc. 150. Note further Bil .i. o Biel .i. dia idal, 149 . nó co beldine ' diu . . . doaselbti dine gacha ceathra for seilb Beil. Beldine iarum bel-dine, dine cecha cethrai, ZCP iii 246.4 , 6 (Tochm. Emire). is dé roinn nobid for an mpliadain and .i. in samrad (sic leg.) o beltine co samfuin ┐ in gemred o samfuin co beltine, 245.26 , 27 . ón teinidh sin do-níthí i n-onóir do Bhéil ghairmthear Bealltaine don fhéil uasail ar a bhfuil lá an dá apstal mar atá Pilip ┐ Seamus; Bealltaine .i. Béilteine nó teine Bhéil, Keat. ii 3833. i mbelltaine `in May', Laws i 132.13 Comm. cus na belltanaib bida nesom `to the next May-days', ii 390.20 . ó belltaine co belltaine, iii 142.19 Comm. an treas lá do mhí na bealtuine, ZCP i 118.22 . gort i mbrāen mbelltaini a field in a May shower, ACL iii 238 § 5 ( Aithd. D. 80.5 ). braen na Bealltaine, Stair Erc. 2104. ada buada belltaine: / coirm, mecoin, suabais serig, Hib. Min. 49.4 . it falte na hingina / o thic doib co beltene (: sentane) `Mayday', Lament 10 (see note). la ria mBhealltaini `on the eve of May Day', Ann. Inisf. 1230.1 . imm lóei belltaine, LB 101 marg. inf. In n. pr. Gilla Crist Húa Mael-belltaine, RC xviii 191.14 (Tig.).

2 bot

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n (-ó- ?) expld. as fire: b.¤ .i. tene ut dicitur b.¤ Aine ingeini Luighdech loisceas , H 3.18, 64bz. bót .i. tene. unde dicitur isin anamain cetharreich b.¤ áne hui Luigdech loisces, Corm. 8. Bót fo Breagaib (sobriquet of Fergus Caisfiaclach), RC xvii 16.2 (Tig.). Feargus Bót tar Bregaibh .i. tene tar Bregaibh, nam bót tene .i. teine tug tar Magh Bhregh gurus-loisc, Cóir Anm. 262. féil bán Buiti búadaig, Fél. Dec. 7 , glossed: . . . buti .i. tene, ut in prouerbio dicitur b.¤ fo Brega, unde dicitur hodie buittelach ubi fuit ignis magnus, p. 256, O'Dav. 265. aed ┐ tnū ┐ smēr ┐ bōtt (.i. beo-ait) ┐ tene, quinque nomina ingnis (sic), O'Mulc. 95. bod .i. teine, Lec. Gl. 297. bód .i. tine , Stowe Gl. 241. bott .i. teine, O'Cl. Cf. buitelach, buti.

bresta

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Forms: bresta

adj io, iā (1 bres) adj. used in various favourable senses: breasda .i. béodha no suilbhir ` lively, sprightly, cheerful ', P. O'C. co ṁmórbuidin brestai (: frescai) `alert', Fél. July 19 . it brestai in banmaicc, 20 . b.¤ .i. brotla nó beoda nó suilbir, O'Dav. 264. la Bartholom ṁb.¤ `B. the active', Fél. June 13 .i. primda nó ergna, O'Dav. 262. breasda .i. príomhdha, no beodha, no suilbhir, O'Cl. b.¤ ebraice, bresith Genes, b.¤ didiu cenēlta nó caom nó griandae, O'Mulc. 142. cethir brāithir buirr, b.¤ (bresa, v.l.) fīan a warrior-band, ready for battle (Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. fer mór b.¤ i n-airinuch na budnisin, LL 11998 (Táin 4506). cech ní ro alaind . . . is fri Breas indtsamlaichther is b.¤ ┐ is mor in laech is mor ┐ is b. in tine , YBL 137b22 , 23 . brígda in bedg, b.¤ in forrach `spirited the onset', Metr. Dinds. iii 210.5 . bé gel-chnes bresda báin-gel ` spirited ', 54.18 .

Compar. brestu (bresta MS.) cech soer a balcbruth `more vigorous' (of Christ), Blathm. 29.

coclad

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n appar. = coicill (in sense of `saving' a fire. Same wd. as next?): tnu .i. coicilt . . . amal tine i coclad, O'Dav. 1590 . ro cuir refead lasamain fon coccladh `the saved-up fuel', CCath. 3333 . feib beisi aodh a gcogladh (: throgham), ZCP v 487 § 1 (B. na f.) .i. amhail bhís teine a coigill, n. Fig. ar ba tene a coclaigh (coclaid, v.l.) atacomnuic-sium a hidden fire(?), Anecd. ii 63.13 . tene i coclaid . . . / iss ed ra chorc a chaemó, LL 18129 . fo thairr coire sin coclaid, 18136 .

1 coimsech

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adj o, ā (coimse) fitting, seemly, moderate (not always easily dist. from 2 c.): a chruth c.¤ `seemly', Metr. Dinds. iii 412.30 . tine cuimsech .i. tine na loisgenn ┐ nos-goirenn, O'Dav. 1054 . beatha c.¤ , 338 . c.¤ a h-uacht is a tes, BB 399b14 . nír c.¤ a chlēirigh ghrinn, Duan. F. i 71.20 `not few', Gloss. cuimsech sin `that is comfortable', Studies 1920 261 § 1 . go coimseach nó go meadhónach, TSh. 4858 . níor chuimseach dhúinn a spairrn he gave us no quarter, Oss. vi 118.22 (cf. Duan. F. i 79.9 ). go coimseach, DDána 55.11 (`cuibhidh', Gloss).

daig

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Forms: doigh, doighthe, doightheacha, duig, dathacha

n i later t, f. m. (is ē in daigh derg, BB 319 b 30) .

I A flame, blaze, conflagration, fire . .i. ignis , H 3.18, 69 . dag .i. ingnis , O'Mulc. 337 . d.¤ = tine , Metr. daig .i. tine , Stowe Gl. 96 . daig derg dermór teintide, SR 4092 . ba mét daig ndairthaige, BDD § 65 , ib. § 66 . derg in d.¤ , LL 130 a 27 , 196 b . téit d.¤ do neim, RC xx 150 . 15 . daig garg gnathaltach, RC xxxii 392. 2 . Dáiri Derg daigh garg, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 62. 7 . in daig derglasrach, Lec. 376 a 5 . SG 18. 8 . daig ┐ debech, LL 10 b 19 = BB 33 b 3 , 4 . g s. luchair dego, TBC-LL¹ 5301 YBL (l. dhedha, St., luachair dheghadh H, l. n[d ?]aga LL). nemain dega .i. aibli tened, ut dicitur nemain dega derci, O'Mulc. 839 . dá mag déc derce dega, LL 7 a 9 ( degha, BB 28 b 20 ). eo dega deirg, LL iii 19467 . deilm ndegae, Liad. and Cuir. 16 , 22 . muir ṅdaiged tened tromruad, SR 910 . Molling lassar daiged, Bor. § 129 ( = RC xiii 102. 1 ). d s. at é rombeotar ar daig, Rawl. 88 a 41 . a óca batar ardaigh | ag orcain Maoil Milscothaig, Anecd. ii 66.1 . dosratsat fo thendáil tened ┐ fo daigid dergruaid, TTr. 572 . a s. cen cath cen indrud cen daigh ndeirg, Tig. 999 . meirgeda donna mar dhaigh, MR 228. 11 . is and atconnairc daighidh na hoirgne, Dinds. 129 ( RC xvi 81 ). orcon fri daigid: Corcach mor ... do argain f. d., Tig. 977 . arg. f. d. cech naidchi, Ériu iv 28. 23 . fri d. rohorta uile, AU i 416. 5 . ib. 376. 15 ; 408. 3 ; 424. 10 . orcain la daigid: Corcach mór do arcain la d. AU i 490. 4 . a pl. rosiacht a mórairgne ba tria daigte tened LU 114 a 43 . d pl. co ndaighthibh .i. go dteinntibh, O'Cl. ina doigthib dergthinead, Lec. 596 b 30 .—Metaph. of a hero, king, saint. d.¤ ná dubaig, IT iii 131. 10 . d.¤ ná daim crannchor, ib. 154. 4 . is daidh didaingen in duine mór, ib. 94. 34 . Niall mac Diarmata in daig derg, LL 185 a 1 . Duach dalta Dedaig in daig, ib. 129 a 25 . dá bliadain ba derb don daig, Rawl. 164 b 18 . in d.¤ dherglasrach iarthair Eorpa .i. Molaise, SG 18. 8 . a dhaigh dhána dhúir, Oss. v 14. 17 ; 16. 2 .

II A pang, stitch, or other pain P. O'C. doigh, Eg. Gl. 260 . nicon rabi doig ná tendius i corp ná hi colaind di, LB 135 b 2 . rohathnuigit bríga a cuirp cen doig cen tinnes, ib. 233 b 4 . ca an daigh dochuaidh ad chridhe, P. O'C. s.v. daigh . dochuaidh doigh éada a nAoife dhesin a dart of jealousy Atlantis iv 118. 32 . loscad daigi heartburn O'Gr. Cat. 194 . Dinneen s.v. doigh.

MOD. doigh, pl. doighthe and doightheacha, Munster duig, pl. dathacha rheumatics .

deccair

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Forms: decair, , decair, decrai, deccra, decra, deacra, deacraidhe, deacraí, deacracha, deccraib, decraib, deacraib, decrachaibh, decra, deacra, deacra, deacaire, deacraide, Deccair, deacraí, deccar-brat, fír-deccair, lán-deccair, sír-deccair

i, adj. and subst. Usually deccair in old MSS: Ériu iv 104 2 LL. SR 5823 . LL 192 b 11 f.b. Ériu v 221. 12 LL. TFerbe 439 . Acall. 6593 . decair, LB 272 b 23 . RC xi 131. 4 . SG 217. 27 . Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 . Rawl. 165 b 12 . CCath. 4508 . Mod. MSS deacair.—g s. decair SG 275. 2 f.b. Now pronounced diŏcair with the same open o-sound as in beag. SUBST. g s. decrai, LU 131 b 16 . n p. deccra, LL 44 b 4 ; 201 a 13 . Dinds. § 9 . decra, LL 30 a 34 . deacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . Mod. deacraidhe, deacraí ( Aesop ii 100 b ). a p. deacracha, Lib. Flav. ii 10 b 2. 5 . d p. deccraib, LL 152 a 3 . decraib, Gorm. Sep. 25 . Lism. L. xxx 2 . deacraib, YBL 326 b 2 . Laws v 232. 23 . BS § 39, l. 23 . decrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 (early 16th-century poem).—COMP. decra, SG 260. 32 . Reg. San. 28. 1 , 2 f.b. deacra, Ériu i 95 § 50 . Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . Donlevy 156. 10 . MOD. deacra and deacaire ( Páidín 14. 9 f.b. ). With -de: deacraide, TSh. 257. 26 . BS 54. 10 .—Deccair rhymes with lepaid, TFerbe 439 ; LL 194 b 36 ; Ériu v 221. 12 (LL).

ORIGIN: Regularly developed from †di-accair, i.e. privative di + †accor (compare tacar and cuirithir `places'); cf. decmaing, 2 deithbir, deinmne. Cf. socair, doccair.

I Difficult, troublesome, hard ; often connected with doilig, díchumaic, díchumaing ( LL 192 b 53 ) and doccair ( BB 305 a 30 ). The opposite of 2 assa(e), airassa ( Donlevy 418.25 ).

(a) usually with the copula, of actions: hard to perform , &c.—qui oblationes...cum difficultate reddunt .i. an dream ...réna deacair a dtabhairt uatha, TSh. 130. 2 . ba decair ┐ ba doilig la clannaib Néill beth oc fulang anforráin Eogain forru, LB 272 b 23 . decair dréim re Pennaibh Pó hard to climb Benbo RC xi 131. 4 . is decair dul i Mantribil, ib. xix 264 § 181 . ní ḟuil ní as decra liom iná gilla do bheith agam, SG 260. 9 f.b. ib. 3 f.b. dobudh dheacra la Doṁnall D. found it harder Ériu i 95 § 50 . ní budh deacra do dhéanaṁ, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344. 8 . is uime sin is decra a ndealughadh ón tes, Reg. San. 28. 2 f.b. — dobudh deacraide dhó, TSh. 257. 26 . is decair dhom labhairt do lomm, Midnight court 391 ; ib. 421 , 845 . an deacair sin do dheunadh? ní deacair atá se coṁfuras sin ┐ &c., Donlevy 418. 25 . ib. 156. 10 ; 180. 10 ; 430. 12 ; 452. 11 ; 456. 3 , 5 f.b. OCT 27.1 f.b. ; 28. 3 f.b. Romans v 7 . MOD. is d., nach d., Finck ii 87. 2 . is deacra ná san maireachtaint a gceart a bhfus, W.K. deacair, P. O'C. Lhuyd (deacar, deaclach sic). Sc. id. HSD. Macd.

(b) attributively to a subst. difficult, troublesome : in gilla decair, SG 260. 3 , 5 f.b. ; 262. 6 , 11 . ní dalb decair, Rawl. 165 b 12 (chev.). foccail doccair deccair, IT iii 65 .

II Hard, hard to bear, grievous , esp. is deccair lim I feel sorry = is doilig lim: fá doiligh ┐ fa deacair leo Goll do bheith san éigean sin, ML 136. 21 . fosglais an buachaill an doras...acht gér dheacair leis é though he was loth to do so Each. Iol., 15. 10 . Cf. Sc. is d. leinn 'achṁasan his reproofs are grievous to us Macd. 314 a 5 . 's d. a Chola brí do sgeoil , HSD s.v. In Mod.-Ir. is d. liom only means `I think it hard.'

III Subst. a difficulty, an embarrassment, a trouble; hardship, distress, affliction . Often connected with such words as ainces, díchumang, doilgius, dúad, 1 esbaid, imṡním, &c.— mór decrai ┐ mór aingcessa do thabairt form, LU 131 b 16 . táthum domna bróin...bith ar lepaid na llæch is deccair is díchumang, LL 192 b 11 f.b. Mo Doe fri decraib, Gorm. Sept. 25 . nír dligh mé méid mo muirni. féch a Dé ár ndecuir ni, O'Gr. Cat. 347. 8 . ní bíth duag ná deccair ar nech intan dochluined in ceol sin, Acall. 6593 ( ib. 6565 n. ) = SG 217. 27 . Alex. 639 . tine dá marbad dá ttáinig a móirdheacra, Ériu i 20. 8 . me um Dhiarmuid lem dhecrachaibh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 334. 1 ; ib. 19 . mé a ndecair sa ndrochonóir le hesbaidh Í Eidirsceoil, 332. 1 . cidh mór nesbaidh fuaramar is mó in decair déighenach, 334. 1 f.b. truagh áṁ nach...romṁarbadh sa resíu nobheinn isin deacair si, BS § 20. 10 . ib. § 39. 1 , 23 . deacair (sic leg.) ┐ doilgheas, TSh. 136. 15 . MOD. deacraí troubles Aesop ii 100 b .

IV Hard to accomplish; strange, rare, wonderful, cf. V. érim ndecair a wondrous course, Snedg. u. Mac R xi 3 (chev.). réim ndeccair, LL 201 b 41 (chev.). ná bad séim do deog deccair, Ériu iv 104. 2 LL. Cf. Sc. is ní deacair a ta an righ ag iarruidh, Dan. ii 11 .

V Subst. a wonder, a marvel (now obs.). deacair .i. iongnadh O'Cl. P. O'C. a mbídh do dhecraibh ┐ do buadhuib i ríghdhúinibh Éirenn, BLism. 96 a . Lism. L. xxx 2 = B. Fermoy 24 a 1 ; cf. Anecd. ii 1. 4 . na deccra na degbúada LL 44 b 4 . Cuan hua Lothchán...eolach i ndeccraib hÉrenn, 152 a 3 . ceti trí deccra rostecht. fer cen chend air, &c., 201 a 13 . trí decra iṅganta i suidiu .i. lathrach ind rígthaige Chormaic lathrach ind Foraid...Múr Tea, 30 a 34 . cf. Dinds. § 9 (deccra). is do deacraib in domuin, Laws v 232. 23 . do deacraib ríg in richid, YBL 326 b 2 . ba deccair taidbsen dia drech, SR 5823 ; cf. ib. 717 . ní dam nā déine deccair, TFerbe 439 ; 'it is something to me which does not cause wonder' ZCP x 380 . dorónsat sluaig deccra de (= ferta), Metr. Dinds. iii 44. 71 . gona dánaib go ndecraib (Lec., sic leg., : Bretnaib), Todd Nenn. 136. 3 . BB 204 b 18 .—Subst. or adj. : conárb ingnad ┐ nár decair fer a maithiusa do ḟreccra ríg, CCath. 4508 . dobíd Buide nír deccair: ┐ Estiu i noenlepaid, Ériu v 221. 12 LL. as suaill daṁna a ndeacra, Hy Fiach. 174 (not `act of wondering' as suggested in Contr.).

VI COMPD. (a) deccar-brat ā, f.: gur scaipeadar mo dheacarbhroid a tír nÉireann, Gadelica ii 109. 8 . dochailleamair mo dheacarbhroid ar bḟírleogain, ib. 110.15 ; v. 1 brat. (a) fír-deccair: cid scél fromtha is f., LL 194 b 36 . lán-deccair very marvellous, a great marvel : Loch Léin is lándeacair leam: ceithri creasa na timcheall, ZCP v 24 st 12 (one of the wonders of Ireland). oen-deccair: a fagaind ón rígraidh sin do buar do brat do bíud: dobéraind ar aendecair daenfear do cét do tríur, ZCP v 23 st 28 . sír-deccair constant hardship, trouble : ní gnáth co menic nach saigthech cen sírdecair, Alex. 639 .

MOD. only usual in the sense of I and III.

Delbaéth

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Forms: Delbaeth, Dealbaeth, Dealbhaedh, Delbaid, Delbáith, Delbaeth, Delbaeith, Dealbaoith, Dealbaeth

n.pr. o, m. Delbaeth, LL 9b42 . Rawl. 152b1 . Dealbaeth, Dealbhaedh, Cóir Anm. 159 . gen. Delbaid, Thes. ii 287 . Delbáith, LL 2a1 . Delbaeth, MacCarthy 294 . Delbaeith, ib. Dealbaoith, AFM i 22 . Dealbaeth . . . .i. dealb aetha .i. aeth .i. tine ar ni firthine bai annsin acht tine draigechta, Lec. 420a36 (cf. Cóir Anm. 159 ).

díḟoichid

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Forms: díḟoiche, difoiched

n i. Also díḟoiche. Legal term used of damage due to accident or natural causes, esp. in phrase d.¤visitation of God , vis maior (cf. foiche): difoiched visitation . . . in tine saignén difoiched Dé, O'Don. Suppl. d.¤ .i. cin foichidh n-accrai, O'Curry 101 , 1406 ( H 3.18 69a , 635a). In Laws occurs once in text: bla iasachta difoicheda exemption as regards a loan destroyed [by accident] (glossed .i. slan don tí beirius in t-iasacht da tic a difoiched exemption to him who receives the loan, if some sudden visitation overtake him), Laws iii 276 . Esp. in phr. d.¤(by the) visitation of God: galar bunaidh no difoiche De, ii 2.14 Comm. da mbera galur a crodh féin uile no difoiche De (of a cow), iii 368.12 Comm. cid galur cundtaburtach . . . cidh difoichidh Dé, ii 162 Comm. difoichid De da tarachtain, iii 276. 10 . issedh is galar bunaid doib a ngalar bunaid aicinta fein ┐ issedh is difoichid De a ndifoiched aicinta bodein, O'Curry 529 ( H 3.18 264a ). difoiche anfisa `sudden disease without knowledge', Laws v 280.4 Comm. masa difoiche De rucustar hé, ZCP xvi 215 .

dígaind

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Forms: díogainn, díoghainn

adj (neg. dí- and gand) not scanty, hence plentiful, copious: dioghainn .i. neamhghann, O'Cl. fér digainn an talman, CCath. 2529 . dochum ind ḟeoir díguind, Lat. Lives 61 ( Trip. 472 ). for feor dighaind in fasaigh, Aen. 286 . a fholt dighoind, B. Fermoy 146a8 . red bharr ndíoghuinn . . . thick locks, TD 2.20 . Raith Dúrlais is dígaind blad abounding in fame, Hy Fiach. 290 . pl. Eire na ndonn-bhrat ndioghuinn, 3 C 1 3, 959.2 . As subst.: do tógbhadh leo . . . díoghain gacha deaghsheasga abundance of the best sedge, ML 74 . do derscnaigedur . . . do feraib in betha i ndigaind (ndigaing, MS) cacha eladna, Ériu viii 20 . In sense lavish (?): an t-enech . . . díghuind derloicctech, Ériu iv 218 (cf. in glac d.¤ , ib. 1.5 ). Dense, compact (of forests, trees, multitudes, etc.): fíodhbhadh . . . díoghainn daigherdha, ML 84 . doire dosach diogainn, AFM vi 1920 . doiredha dlúithe díghainne, Fianaig. 88 . na doiredha dluithi digainni dergruadha do slegaibh, CCath. 5438 . crand remur . . . se diriuch digaind, LB 221a43 . fuaratar crand ndigainn, Moling 34 . bile díghainn doislethan, SG 68 . an dá eó dighainne, Celt. Rev. iv 22 . adais L. tine ndigaind ndrithleannaig a big blazing fire, Lec. 420b24 . Of waves: tógbhaid uisgeadha aigianta . . . 'na ndromannaibh diana díoghainne doieadrána, TSh. 2073 . Of a host: cath . . . dlúth díoghlach díoghain dense, CRR p. 82 . d'eirghiodar 'n-a ndruing ndíoghain, ib. Hence solid, firm, strong (of constructions, buildings, etc.): o tuistin domain dighaind, BB 36b12 . drumchla dígaind dilend in betha firm ridge midst universal deluge (`die feste First [die hervorragt aus] der Weltsündflut', RC vi 93 ), LL 230b8 . do shonnach a dhúin díghainn, SG 121 . dúnaidh díoghainn, AFM vi 2210 . fán ngallráith ndaingin ndíghuinn, O'Gr. Cat. 502 . Cruacha, cathair cloindi Cuind, | isdad Meadba in mur-digaind, Lec. 353a10 . longa . . . leabhairdhíoghuinne, ML 46 . do na ruadhbhordaibh réidhe ro-dhíoghuinne, ib. mo radharc tar sāl sínim | do clār na ndarach ndighainn `from the firm oaken planks' (of the boat), BCC § 201 . tresin nDeirg ndruimnig diogainn (of a shield), MR 152 . aiged Airt in airm diguind, Lec. 364b43 . gach snáithe sligheadh . . . díorgha díoghuinne (of a road), Ériu v 58 . ní dighainn mo gles gēr-oll my sharp-pointed pen is not steady (?), ZCP xiii 8 . Ailill in abra digaind of steady (resolute) brow (?), Lec. 354a29 . ceimdighaind ` firm-stepping ', ZCP vi 285 . ro chinnsiot go céim-dioghainn, AFM v 1670 . Of persons: Diarmait . . . an taoisech dioghain, AFM iii 532 . ba drong dáthius droṅg ṅdígaind | dia mbói comfhlathius for hErind, LL 21a16 . clanna . . . dedla díoghaini Dubhghuill (`austere'), Rel. Celt. ii 260 . P. O'C. gives díogainn ` intent, ardent . . . fierce, stern ', distinct from díoghainn ` plenteous, copious ' (so Dinneen, díogan , and O'R. Poems, díoghann ), but the distinction does not seem to be supported by exx. Cf. double sense of Eng. stout.

1 drithlennach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 drithlennach or dil.ie/18737

 

adj = drithlech.

(a) full of sparks: tri dotcaid threbtha: gort salach, iarmur cleithe, tech d.¤ , Triads 65 .

(b) sparkling, brilliant: coróin drithleannach de'n ór, Oss. iv 260.19 . fír-dheallradh . . . na lūirioch ndrithleannach ndeagh-sholais, CRR² § 19 . th'aighidh . . . dhrithlennach, L. Cl. A. B. 208.20 . sūile drithlineacha, ITS xix 72.12 . adais Lugaid . . . tine ndigaind ndrithleannaig, Lec. 420b24 = BB 191b42 .

1 drol

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 drol or dil.ie/18779

 

Forms: druil, drolu, drol, drol

n o, m. n p. druil, LB 121a14 . a p. drolu, Three Hom. 82.23 . See Marstrander, ZCP vii 406 .

(a) staff, bar , passed through rings attached to some object in order to carry it or used as a bolt; prob. the orig. meaning, drol being later confused with its deriv. drolam and taking over its meaning. Of staves used to carry the Ark: cethri drolaim . . . asind airc dia himmarchor, dá d.¤ treothu (where drolaim and drol correspond respectively to annulos and vectes, Exodus xxxvii 3 , 4 ), SR 4311 = da d.¤ , BB 242a24 , YBL 292a19 . fócerd a cochall fliuch for bunnsachaib na gréne ┐ forailangatar amal drolu, Three Hom. 82.23 (`like pothooks'). Of bolts: dúnaid bar ndóirrsi umaide ┐ tabruid druil iarnaigi forru, PH 3874 . cuirid sabai ┐ druil iaraind forru, LB 226a6 (or to be referred to (b) ?). Transf. of plaits or locks of straight wiry hair: a fhossugud ar drolaib ┐ ar clechtaib ┐ ar claidínib in fuilt, BDD § 97 (Eg.).

(b) In later lang. of horizontal joists or beams placed on vertical ones in construction of a house, rafters, ridge-poles (?): mar bheantar a thuir ó thigh | leagthar a dhruil 'na dheaghaidh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 156.2 . Cf. droll, 1 drol a baton, club, beam or rafter , P. O'C. (with preceding quotation). ag so an fáinne i bhfeidhm na nd.¤ doing the office of ridgebeams (?) (of a house in collapse), Timth. viii 11 § 14 (1918).

(c) ring attached to an object to serve as handle, etc. (= drolam). d.¤ .i. lúb, O'Cl. Of rings attached to either side of a cauldron (cf. Joyce, Soc. Hist. ii 125 - 6 ): coire co ndrolaib óir, MR 58 = FDG 503 . sadail ar cairi da drol our two-handled cauldrons, RC xi 131 . innbir ┐ d.¤tine agan caire uma, O'Curry 2268 ( Eg. 88, 20aa ). Of rings attached to the Ark: cethri druil ōir esti . . . re himorchur, LB 121a14 (where druil = drolaim, SR 4311 , see above). Of the circular brooch attached to a `delg' or pinbrooch: atnaig a mér tria d.¤ a delci, MacCongl. 25.17 . In CCath. of rings of chain-armour: srebana na fola ic tepersin tre drolaib na lūirech, CCath. 5903 , cf. 5224 , 5280 .

4 féth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 4 féth or dil.ie/21822

 

n gender doubtful. Possibly same word as 5 féth. Of craftsman's work, smoothness, finish, polish? Cf. faithche .i. fēth-chaí .i. conair iarna fēthughad .i. iarna rēidhiughadh, Corm. Y 628 . condenad a f.¤ ┐ a snass ┐ a slemnugud (of stakes of holly = to make them even ?) TBC-LL¹ 1410 (fethugud St). ní hécen f.¤ dar fudbu de, 158 (i.e. difficulties need not be glossed over; a proverb ?). G. [h]astas faciebat fri teora gressa ┐ ba feth in gres dédenach; dogníth ... L. soer [na crunda] fri teora snassa ┐ ba feth [feith, Sec. Battle of Moytura RC xii 94.1 ] in tsnas dédenach the last chip put the finish on them (?) Corm. Bodl. s.v. nescoit = Corm. Y 975 . ni rocindsead a feth nach a lighdhath [gús anocht], Anecd. ii 7 (of a bronze palisade = they could not give it the finishing polish and colour ?). (etym. of nemed :) nem-aodh la cerda ┐ goibniu, ar issed dobeir nemhtenchus doib in feith doberat tre aed [.i.] tre tine , O'Mulc. 830g . nem-mod la saoruib ... niamfeith, ar ised dobeir nemtenchas doib, ind feth doniat tre nēim, 830h (both exx. apparently mean that a craftsman's status is determined by the finish of his work. Cf. dlegar do cach feth i nemhedh, Irish Texts iv 21 § 22 ). fethgeir .i. dobheir feith ger ar in fige no fid gér dobeir feth ar in fighe, Laws i 152.13 Comm. (= it makes the wool even ?). Cf. feith .i. faebar, Lec. Gl. M 97 . See also 1 féth (f.¤ fithnaisi). Used as adj. = smooth, finished (?) ; superl.: fethim saire no fedem .i. onn `smoothest of work' (kenning on the ash-tree or letter o) Auraic. 5651 = foillem, Anecd. iii 44 ; text doubtful. Compds. ¤chrann: cona fet[h]crannaibh snasta slemnaigti `even ... shafts' (of arrows) CCath. 5462 .

¤snas: féthán féths[h]nais, MacCongl. 93.10 (see féthán and fithnais). Cf. also: go bfiodhbhacaibh féthshnoightibh smoothed or polished bows Hugh Roe 72.8 (f. 19a) .

1 fúait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fúait or dil.ie/24635

 

n a remnant, remainder (?) : sméroit .i. smēr tine ┐ fuait fuigell .i. fuigell teine LB Corm., Thr. Ir. Gl. 40 = Corm. Y 1136 = smerḟuaitt .i. smér .i. tene ┐ fúde .i. fuidell, Bodl. smer .i. tine, ut est smer-fuait .i. fuidell tined, O'Mulc. 846 . fuaid fuighell, Metr. Gl. Eg. 3 . Cf. báird is bacaigh ... is fuaidbhoicht the utterly indigent Keat. Poems 1414 (by editor doubtfully referred to above word). See 1 fúat, end of art.

1 gor

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n o, m.

(a) Med. inflammation, pus, matter (gore ?): cnoc ... lān do lindchrú ┐ gur, Corm. Y 975 (s.v. nescóit). nomebdais srotha do ghur brén tria cluasaib a chúil, Thr. Ir. Gl., p. 36 (s.v. prúll) = nothēged a thaosc di gur brēn for a dib culadaib, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 91) . glanaid a gor ┐ a om asa rosc, Aen. 175 . ? gor .i. tine , O'Dav. 1054. As vn. ar ngor a choise fair when his foot had become inflamed, LB 146b49 . Cf. do ṡlánugud in galair boi ina chois ... ┐ met a nemi ┐ a erchoti (of same incident), 147a28 .

Compd. ? gur bo leir indsmadha na n-arm tre erranaib na n-áladh is in taebh ba faide o n-a gor-gomhaibh from his inflamed wounds (an leg. forgabhaibh ?), MR 272.6 .

(b) Of the brooding of hens: da eisene déc ag gur, O'Curry 882 ( H 3.18, p. 394b ). i mbliadain ghuir, ib. Cf. an chloch na mbí an ghorta ar gor the stone fortress in which famine broods, Tribes of Irel. 40.16 .

? 4 gor

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? 4 gor or dil.ie/26398

 

adj.: re cach n-albín rúad rogor (: or) `... fierce, fiery herd ' (as if from gor .i. tine , O'Dav. 1054 , for which see 1 gor), Metr. Dinds. ii 66.18 . Perhaps for rodor, cf. adarc bo rodraide, IT iii 104 § 203.

1 gres(s)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 gres(s) or dil.ie/26611

 

n ā, f. ( IGT Decl. § 39 ) band of guests ; a guest : g s. cacha mbiam frisin greis donnainic, Anecd. i 40.19 . erpais a athair tine sailli dí do broth don gres, Lism. L. 319.23 = Irish Texts i 4 § 10 . is ardgres liath ... ticc cucad, Ériu viii 121.12 . pl. madh gresa oclaic[h] ... ticc `warrior guests,' ib. 121.24 . ┐ as as tecaid na gressa, ib. 121.25 . do gressaib ┐ glammaib dar cend a n-enig, TBC-LL¹ 1737 . fáitte Medb na drúith ┐ na glámma ┐ na crúadgressa ar cend Ḟir Diad, ib. 3018 . forslaicthe ar chinn cliar ocus coinneamh, greas ocus glamh, MR 104.1 . fled gres, ACL iii 306 § 12 . greasa .i. áoidheadha no lucht énuaire, O'Cl.

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