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duis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. duis or dil.ie/19170

n scald-crow (?): d.¤ .i. badb, Stowe Gl. 48 , 114 , 314 . Stokes, ACL iii 283 compares dusius (see RC xix 224 ). See 3 duais.

dúis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dúis or dil.ie/19171

Forms: dússi, dúsi, dúisse, dúsi, duissi, dúis

n [i, f.] n p. dússi, Imr. Brain 13 . a p. dúsi, LL 346b3 . dúisse, SR 8294 . ? g p. dúsi, FB § 71 . droncerddach duissi , IT iii 31.17 v.l. dúis , SR 8258 .

(a) something valuable or precious, treasure: d.¤ .i. séd; ōrdhúise .i. séoid ōrdha, O'Cl. barc co nduisib ingantaib .i. co sétuib uaislib, O'Dav. 682 . flesc Aróin ba amra d.¤ , SR 4333 . nassad . . . amru cech ndúis (: gnúis), 8370 . amal rodeccai a ggnuis | dosroega sech cach nderbduis, 1070 . is tre ḟír flathemon dofócbat dúili dúsi ili órdai airgdidi that men lift manifold treasures of gold and silver (from the earth), ZCP xi 82 . ? duise .i. ina fethlai, O'Curry 476 ( H 3.18 248 ). a fánne ┐ a falge ┐ a fornasca ┐ a n-órdúse, TBC-LL¹ 66 . daighḟir dánai, fiala a ng[n]ūisi | acht nā tardsat dūisi (duisiu, MS.) dúnai, ACL iii 298 . tuirmem a deilb nderscaigthi, a dreich uasna dūisib his countenance surpassing treasures, Bruchst. i 6 , cf. IT iii 40 . cétna cennaighe dodechaid . . . i nEirind co nduisib flatha fer nGaeidhel, RC xvi 67 ( Dinds. 116 ). co n-imchomarc dō di ōrdūisib ┐ fīn Gall, RC xi 442 . With extension of meaning: am cumthach dia éis | nidam tualṅge d.¤ I am incapable of (joy in) treasure (?), LL 18580 ( PRIA xix 548 ).

(b) Fig. of persons: roslecht[sat] dia d.¤ dia doss leader (?), SR 3467 . caomh d.¤ fo líogaibh lóraibh `comely chieftain under heavy flagstones', AFM i 532 (poem). a dhuis díona in deg-shlóig, SG 265 . dorar dusi (.i. trenḟer) an encounter of champions (?), FB § 11 . mór do gnúisib Gaedel gnáth, | mór do dúisib laochrad liath `many a chief of greyhaired heroes', AFM ii 594 .

Note also: duis .i. dusma (= θαυμαστός, Meyer) graece mirabilis latine, Corm. Y 501 . duis .i. uasal, O'Dav. 682 .