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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).

1 Dall

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o, npr. m. Dall mac Áeda Sláine, BB 79 b 22 . D.¤ mac Echach, 187 b 46 . mac Eogain Aidne, 108 a 13 . mac Fumius, 104 e 13 . g s. mac Daill meic Tetuirne, 191 b 16 . máthair Doill, 87 e 10 . mac Dall (sic), Rawl. 94 c 49 . quies Aedach maic Daill, AU 607 . = Gaul. DALLOS (SIMILI DALLI CIL vii 693 ).

2 Dall

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pn the name of a mound at Tara, east of Duma na mban : atat da dhuṁæ frisin cubat atuaidh .i. Dall ┐ Dorchæ .i. Dall teas ┐ Dorchæ tiar, Dinds. 1 § 23 . LL 30 b 48 .—Cf. dall IV.

3 Dall

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pn o & ā. The name of a river south of Drobais: dar Loch Febail dar Es Ruaid dar Duib dar Drobaís dar Dall (: Senchorand), LL 151 a 10 . dar Duib...┐ dar Daill, Dinds. 140 (Lec.). Cf. dall II.

dall-amlóc

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n I Stupid folly : is mór an dallamlóg dothánaig air (c.s.).

n II A foolish, insipid person P. O'C. , Dinneen. Cf. dochuir sé an dallamalóg arna daoine he befooled the people Seanchaint 78. 2 f.b. Cf. ámaill(e). — dall-amlán id.

dall-béimnech

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adj o-ā. Dealing blind strokes : Daithgel Dallueimnech (v.l. Dallbainnech), Anecd. ii 54. 19 .

dall-bertach

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adj o-ā. Blindfold . co d.¤ blindly : nách foláir dhó...guais na garma so do bhreathnughadh go grinn ionnas nach dtoghfadh í go daillbheartach, Donlevy 340. 8 .

Dall-brónach

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Forms: Dallbronaigh

o, npr. m. Brigit ingen Dallbronaig, Rawl. 91 i 32 . ingen Dallbrónaid, ZCP viii 334 Y. ingen Dalbrónaig, LL 139 b 25 . Dallbronaigh, BB 212 a 10 .

dall-chéim

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Forms: dall-chéimmenna

n s. A step taken in the dark. n pl. dall-chéimmenna, Tec. Corm. 21 . ni bí aitiri imdisin i cairdi ar as dallceim cairde ceim imdhisin, O'Dav. 1111 .

dall-chiall

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n ā, f.

I A blind reason . dalta duaid a boin isin tṡléib: ropo dalta co ndallchéill, RC xvi 273. 11 . na badh britheṁ co ndalcéill, AFM i 472. 2 .

II Dull-witted COMPAR. mani tuicce samlid ord fil forar lóidib: noddlomaim fiad dálaib is dallchéilliu dóinib (v.l. itáll célliu d., it dall ceilliu d., itall céille d.; leg. it dallchéilliu), Fél. Prol. 316 .

dall-chless

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n o, n. One of Cuchulainn's tricks . dall-chless neóin, LU 113 b 31 (dalltcless neoin, Eg., Anecd. iii 51. 15 ), cf. cless dall , FB 24 .

Dall-choca

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g s. npr. Mobeac mac Dallchoca, Rawl. 93 e 39 (cf. Cocca npr. m., Dinds. 36 ).

Dall-chormac

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o, npr. m. D.¤ a quo Senach mac Cuiline, Rawl. 151 b 42 .

dall-chridech

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adj o-ā. Blind of heart : bíd daoine dall-chroidheacha ann chuireas rompa a gcleath do chur i dtalṁain san mbeathaidhse, TSh. 195. 14 .

dall-chuilén

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n blind pup : ro tecaisged acon t-Sidh ar Femiun na dall-chuilein do tabairt do thochailt in t-sidhga for Midhair, O'Dav. § 99 .

Dall-dumín

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o, npr. m. Son of Aengus: ceithri meic Aengusa...Gilla Críst ┐ Dalldumin..., BB 111 b 35 .

dall-ecnach

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adj Dogar Dallecnach, YBL 325 c 44 , but 119 b 18 Dogar Dallethan.

dall-éices

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n o, m. A blind poet : do Lughaidh dailléiges ba sinnsear díbh, Ériu v 84. 33 .

dall-inntinn

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Forms: dallintinnech

n f. Dullness, stupidity . Hence dallintinnech adj dull, stupid, heavy P. O'C.

dall-inntlechtach

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adj o-ā. Dull-witted, slow of understanding : ní thaithnigheann re Dia an daillinntleachtach an neaṁchráibhtheach, Donlevy 338. 8 .

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