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dall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dall or dil.ie/14393
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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).

díṡell

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adj (sell) eyeless: di sell .i. cen tsūile , Corm. Y 460 . Coined as etymol. gloss on dall.

grech

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n ā, f. a nut, a nut-shell: grech .i. cnú, Corm. Tr. p. 90 . g s. mac greche (.i. eitne cnó), Ériu ii 5.10 . a pl. (B. na Filed) sīn re grecha mo derca (.i. is cosmuil re cnā caocha mo tsūile), ZCP v 488 § 4 . ise grethe cen torad do gni ro coll (leg. rocholl) breth, Laws iv 36.4 . .i. amuil is etarbach grech na cno faisi cen torad, ib. 17 . grecha a bretha, buasamail a brú, O'Curry 50 ( H 3.18, 18a ). in gre[ch] dogní in cnu caoch cin toradh innti, O'Dav. 1389. nut-tree or some tree with edible fruits (?): ubla grethi, grith (in list of edibles), Corm. Y 690 = ubla greti, gruth, Irish Texts i 33.21 .

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 ).

3 sín, ? sin

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adv B. na f. so, thus, like : sīn re grecha mo derca glossed: is cosmuil re cnā caocha mo tsūile , ZCP v 488 § 4 . as [s]ain (.i. is amhlaid) | tēit in māl ina teach rīgh, 489 § 15 (= isín, LB 240a20 ). essín (= is sín, Meyer) immorro bōie Āed, co nār ibh daif a harcc n-aile acht . . ., ZCP viii 102.10 . sín sighi se[i]g di aild, RC xiii 222.16 .