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Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ceisid or dil.ie/8517
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Forms: cesaid, cesacht

v Also occas. cesaid. IGT Verbs § 78 .

(a) complains, grumbles : Sdeaphan mór tré dhochar ndis / Pól dá chlochadh is níor cheis, Dán Dé xxvi 54 . a ben na cuile, ná ceis, Laud 615 87 cited Meyer Contribb. Prov. ceasann an bolg lán, Hard. ii 399.8 . ? scīath rígh Muige Tulcha Lis / cuire cumtha cīa nār ceis?, ZCP viii 227.18 .

As a rule with FOR (AR). (b) Of thing complained of: uair ni chesend nech dib som for a focraic fein `since none of them grumbles at his own reward', RC xxv 246.22 ( LU 2654 ). mad ar a būar cessed nech, ZCP viii 217.23 . as teann cheisim ar mo dháil, KMMisc. 354.25 . ar chrechaib nīr cheis in fer `never complained of having to make raids', Ériu xvi 162 § 21 . ar [chlaoine] na gclann ná ceis `complain not of their waviness', Magauran 956 . an uair cheise ar an gcroidhe `when thou lamentest thy evil heart', Dán Dé xviii 21 . ro c[h]eisedar na flatha ar n-a fedhmannaibh, ML² 1730 . With RE: ní cheis re comhrádh macaoimh 'she does not complain at the chattering of a child', Giolla Brighde 26 § 17 . In difft. idiom with words meaning fame , etc.: Midhi mac Bratha . . . / . . . / do ceis a tairm ar gach fini, / conad leis ainm Midhi moir his fame imposed itself upon(?), Ériu x 78 § 24 . leathar leis gach breath ma mbia / cá neach ar nach ceis a clú?, Magauran 3900 . Cf. sense (d).

(c) Of persons: ro ches air co mor = indignatur, TTebe 2514 . c.¤ in rí ar Fithirt finn, SG 367.38 . ní cheis mé ar a chloind d'ú Chréide, IGT Verbs ex. 699 . ? marb m'aes cumt[h]a ar nar ceis / duinn-e fa hurchra aindeis, BCC 390.7 .

(d) belittles, thinks little of, despises (see TBC St. 1447 - 8 note): cessis in caur forru . . . ┐ ba nefní leis a caingen ora maid in cath remi deemed them but feeble opposition, LL 32287 (TTr.). ceisis Medhbh go mor air iarna fhaisgin, ZCP viii 548.34 . Perh. also: [na] aonar [ar] cath [do] cheis, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 15 . In this idiom most freq. with menmae as subj.: tincais Medb ar Con Culaind ┐ cessis a menma fair `in her own mind she belittled him', TBC-LL² 1409 ( TBC St. 1447 ). rogabsat a ceill ar in slog . . . ┐ ro ceis a menma dul tarsu felt confident of overcoming them, BB 436a48 . ōtconncatar in becān slūaig . . . roches a menma forru, Fianaig. 78.1 . nir' cheis menma Fhinn ar an bhFhéin riam co sin a gcath ná a gcomhlonn never lacked confidence in, Acall. 1097 . cessis a menma cu mór forthu-sum, CRR 25 . nir-cheiss a menma na aicned na innithim forthu-sum, 27 . ro ceis menma D. ar Dal cCais ara nuaite, Cog. 212.10 . ro cheis menma cechtarnae dhiobh co mor forsan arccatt felt sharply that the money was inadequate, Hugh Roe² 282.z . With difft. prep.: is airesin . . . ro cheis menma Criomhthainn do A. B., Misc. Hag. Hib. 20.27 .

Vbl. of necess.: menip cesti for a eladain `unless there be a question as to his science', RC xxvi 17 n.4 . nibath cesta ar ar cloind, Fen. 320.y .

Vn. cesacht.