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allaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. allaid or dil.ie/2930

 

Forms: altae, allaid

adj i (g p. altae, Ml. 121c19 . allaid , 59d1 ). Later also allta, q.v.

(a) wild, undomesticated . Frequ. as attrib. with names of animals see ag, 1 cú, dam, damán, lóeg, muc(c), 1 os(s), 1 torc. cennaid .i. cen-fid . . . cui contrarius est a.¤ .i. al-fid .i. ala[i] ri (sic leg.) fid ┐ dīthruib, Corm. Y 298 . a measg bheathadhach n-állta, Mac Aingil 4023 . na hainmhinnte allta, TSh. 2441 . do chroicnibh . . . ainmhinteadh n-allta, Desid. 290 . Of a person: Creuisa a.¤ cendaidh `C. now wild now gentle', Aen. 616 . cid tarraid a.¤ cendaid, IT iii 86 § 91 . Of trees: is na crandaib alltaib, BB 497a30 (Alex., IT ii2 103.z ). Superl.: an beathadhach . . . as allta . . . dā bhfuil, Desid. 2926 .

(b) As subst. wild or undomesticated animal: in n-a.¤ gl. ferum, Ml. 102a18 . inna altai gl. feræ, 121b4 . altaib gl. feris animalibus, 121d2 . fiad cacha feda .i. a.¤ , Laws v 484.20 Comm. uiss ┐ altai na crích, MU² 384 . na hallta arna beratt do choin-siu the wild animals whom thy hounds do not overtake, BColm. 60.31 . ni hindlim ar iascu na alltu, Anecd. v 3.10 ( for iascu na eltai, Alex. 862 ). croccind na n-allta is ed ētach nobīd impu, Ériu i 44.5 . mile chet do doenibh ┐ altaibh `of men and flocks', AU i 476.8 = alltoibh, AFM ii 678.15 . ? Of a person: tánic Néit mac Induí in a.¤ (allaigh, Oilech, a hail- v.ll.) `the stranger', Metr. Dinds. iv 114.79 .

In phr. taísigecht a.¤ , apparently name of some domestic or political office: taisigecht a.¤ h-I. Conchobair a h-ucht h-I Chellaig ag Dail nDruithni, Hy Maine 86.9 ( Lec. 83rb31 ) = taigsigeacht allaigh i C. a hucht airdrigh o maine ag dail druithne, Uí Maine 45vb36 .

damán allaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. damán allaid or dil.ie/14489

 

Forms: dabhán, dubhán, alla, ealla

n a spider ZCP vii 409 , 450 .—aranearum. inna ndamán nallaid, Ml. 59 d 1 . item púdar damáin allaidh (a prescription for epilepsy), O'Gr. Cat. 182. 29 . peata cuach do bheith ar chrand ... ┐ brat do lín in daṁáin alla uimpi, Oss. v 42. 5 . nocha mbia a ṁuinighin aṁuil líonradh dubháin alluidh, Job viii 14 . dfigheadar líonradh daṁáin ealluigh, Isaiah lix 5 . daṁán ealla .i. peist, Mac Curtin s.v. spider .—Cf. damán uisce a water-spider P. O'C. —Also spelled dabhán, dubhán, alla (eallaidh, ealla); still in use. Cf. 1 dam.