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1 scíath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 scíath or dil.ie/36453

n o, m. Perh. orig. same word as 2 scíath (in spite of Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 76 ). wing : du s.¤ gl. sub umra alarum tuarum, Ml. 39c21 . hua sciathaib gl. pinnis suis, 23 . delb hiruphin . . . | co scathaib a s.¤ scailte, SR 4316 . tré s.¤ n-ete indala heóin, LU 3282 ( SCC 7 ). ni thainic talmain ligdath na attoidet assa sciathaibh, Ériu ii 128 § 92 . co leathdiss a n-eiteada ┐ a sciathu tairis, v 20.17 . scéith cach éoin, Metr. Dinds. iii 258.24 . búailtis in loch . . . | dona scíathaib, 378.18 . la cudruma ceithri s.¤ feitlican do gallurad gallgruitni the weight of four butterfly's wings (?), Hib. Min. 66.32 . sgiatha iolair, Aisl. Tond. 108.7 . smól-mhala . . . mar scéith an daoil, Keat. Poems 98 .

Compd. ¤glan: in slúag s. ` bright-winged ' (of a flock of birds), Metr. Dinds. iii 256.10 .