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Cite this: eDIL s.v. dlug or dil.ie/17062

Forms: dluig

n Freq. also dluig (cf. dligid?)

(a) justifying reason; hence right, claim, possession; freq. in phrase is d.¤ do x x has a right to: dludh .i. dualghas, O'Cl. dluig .i. dliged, Stowe Gl. 131 . fail dlug (damna, adhbhar, v.ll.) molta forro there is good reason to praise them, TBC 416 . éc no guin ó muntir móir | dluig brōin atchluintir i cēin, LL 33a8 . ropo throm ri claind Nemid | in cháin sin ba dluig debig it was enough to cause strife, 206a9 ( Met. Dinds. iv 250 ). is eol dam-sa in dluig diatá | Lecht hEile the reason for which L. E. got its name, 192b9 (ib. 326 ). nocho dluig āli, | nī anfam fa[t] dāig you have no reason for timidity, I will not tarry for you, TBC² 2466 . asbert D. is olc do gné a rígmilid . . . Asbert M. bai a dlug do, Cog. 170 . roiarfaiged dín scéla; | ní bái dúin dluig a shéna, RC vii 302 . ní fuil do dluig do gasced nō dott' ārim etir dag-óco thou hast no claim to valour or to be mentioned . . ., xiv 408 . connach fail do dluig nā do dúal na do díl ri gail ná ra gaisced, TBC 3792 . ferr do dluig-siu ┐ do díl innáit sin uile better is thy possession (thou art better off than as in (b) ?), Acall. 4597 . biaidh i n-ifern tri bith sír, | bid hé a díl is a dluigh, Moling 45 . noem-rí gréine glan | as caeimhe gach dlugh `fairer than any possession', Ériu iv 236 . biathadh mís . . . do cúiged Muman . . . ┐ dia rí, ni dluidh deolaigh no mean claim (?), BB 269a2 (= ni dligh deolaigh, BR 34 ). mo duan, ni dub ni dous (= dofius) | dlug dont ṡluag cosnaius, LL 193b58 ( Met. Dinds. iv 332 ). cía bé dlug bías duib, 'whatever justification you may have' Met. Dinds. iii 42.43 , Ériu lv 73 . Rauphel . . . Máirt is dó is dluig (: cuir) Tuesday is his day (`under his protection'), KMMisc. 255 . ni dluig ┐ ni dligid duit-siu clann C. do laidiud, MR 152 . robo dluigh dūinne conāch crōdachta ┐ innmusa do beith oraind on fine or' fhásamur, Expugn. Hib. 33 . cá dluidh duitsi . . . ar n-imarcraidh-ne do denum?, ZCP xi 40 . bheith neimhneach dheid gion gur dluigh `though your spitefulness is uncalled for', Content. x 1 . suirge ni dluigh dhamh óir ni mealloim mná, Duan. Finn i 80 . ní dhó gér dhluigh a chaoine | as mhó ḟuil ar n-éagcaoine, DDána 64.18 . a thréidhe i nDiarmuid as dluigh, 91.37 . ? co ndabaig dān-dlugae a wine-vat as a poet's due (?), ZCP xii 273 . re nguin mh'échta-sa | nim-dluigh duarcus[s]a `I deserved not harshness', Buile S. 96 .

(b) plight, lot, fate (infl. of díl, dual, see above): gid doirb dluig, Fen. 374 . arca (= arco) fuin | do rig nime . . . leis mo dluig, YBL 316a41 . na heaspaig sin, truagh a ndlugh | muna trēicet a n-uabhar, ZCP xii 392 . do dluig-siu ┐ do díl, Acall. 4597 (see (a)). ni tiocfa, ciodh daor an dlug, | eccnach dia n-éis san saoghal, BNnÉ 253 . dluigh nar dír, BB 56a7 . ? frith ar matain, derb in dlug, | i mbrolluch Conchobair chaim | noedenan, LL 144b14 .

(c) desire (?): dlug .i. acobor, Corm. Y 495 (perh. an in- ference). dlugh .i. acobar, O'Mulc. 325 . Perhaps also (or in meaning (a)?): ni beoda a dula cen geiss | ma ta air-sium dluig legis `if he desires to be healed' (if he has a claim to . . .?), TFerbe 574 . atbēr frit co dian do dluig (answer to request for information) what you desire (?), what you claim (?), Ériu vii 225 .

(d) means, contrivance (?): dluigh .i. inneall, O'Cl. conā raibi dlug diubraict[h]i nó edh urchuir ettarru (interval), CCath. 5814 . in fetabair cade in dluig | diar gab Oengus in mBruig mbuain? the trick whereby O. obtained the B., Ériu vii 220 . cá dluidh dogén risin muir moir? `how shall I contrive (to cross) the sea?', SG 242 . da mbeith dluid lasta for dūilib ō dāinib d'arm ┐ d'eirred . . . if human beings had any way of setting the world ablaze . . . (?), BB 431b15 . Perh. also in the follg.: Róim na hEirenn hí (i.e. reilic Molaise) as gach mudh | ní dlug do saoradh na slógh, SG 33 . bit [aingil] limm . . . am chind . . .,† bit daingen nach dluig|secht cuir aingel air (bendacht aingil am dluig, v.l.), KMMisc. 254 .