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súr

Cite this: eDIL s.v. súr or dil.ie/39315

Forms: súir

n o, m. (cf. 1 túr, sirid). túr súr (ón íarraídh), IGT Decl. § 96 (130.1) . súr, túr (bérla na híaradha araen), Verbs § 75 . ? Also súir: suir mor, Ériu v 36.30 . do shúir chíoschána an chúigidh (: úir), TD 2.8 (shúr: úr, v.l.).

(a) act of searching for, seeking : sur .i. iarraid, ut est . . . ar sur na sluagh. ┐ amhail adeir . . . ac sur esloch is uisceadh, O'Curry 1179 ( H 3.18, 468 ) (cf. DDána 80.25 ). dobretha techta . . . di-a sh.¤ `to seek him', PH 540 . ag s.¤ catha dúin[n] `seeking battle with us', CRR² 25 (78.9) . racha mé sh.¤ mo shealbha, KMMisc. 56 § 1 . ag s.¤ comhairle a chonsuil, L. Cl. A. B. 120.8 . s.¤ deabhtha seeking quarrel, ZCP ii 360.33 . s.¤ catha . . . | ag fear mheallta mná Ádhaimh, Timth. (1918) viii 12 § 24 . do sh.¤ éisg i n-inbhearaibh, Content. v 21 . ? gan s.¤ feirge le fioghair `leaving not one angry face', Arch. Hib. i 83 § viii . With follg. clause: oca sh.¤ cia hernail phene dobertís for in ṅdrém sin, LB 156b52 . ica s.¤ ┐ ica imrad . . ., Laud 610, 14a2 . Transf. of that which is searched for: a sur (thúr, v.l.) na prim-faighi (of Christ), Ir. Lit. 4 . Various: rofhuc suir mor da marbad do Fhid Duin `he made a great search', Ériu v 36.30 . ro suighidh s.¤ for cach Sabaith (.i. for cach ailid), O'Curry 979 ( H 3.18, 422b ) `exaction (?)', Plummer MS. notes. ? as chet rí Banbha gan bron | go meid li tarba re shur (: gur), BB 56a1 . ? sur .i. adhbar, O'Curry 1478 ( H 3.18, 654 ). In relig. verse of the salvation of the human race: séideadh feirge is fuatha fún | ní feirrde ar s.¤ uatha ar-aon, DDána 44.10 . gar s.¤ nír ghabh ga ghonuibh in seeking us out (to save us ?) he did not consider his wounds, 48.27 . dar s.¤ do bhí beoghonta | rí gan rún a dhíoghalta, Aithd. D. 65.30 . a ndearna dhún ní haithreach le hóghMhuire | dar s.¤ as ghlórmhaire, 19.14 . Note also: a-táid na toirthe . . . | dár s.¤ siar drawing us westwards, DDána 93.39 .

(b) act of searching (a place), visiting, seeking out: ag s.¤ thrághann n-úar nÉreann, IGT Decl. ex. 1128 . ag s.¤ calaid making for the harbour, Irish Texts ii 59 § 20 . maighre súir gach trágha `salmon that searches every strand', SGS iv 66 § 24 . s.¤ an domhain . . . | súil re hiongantaibh d'fhagháil, TD 22a.24 . ar s.¤ na cathrach after searching the city, DDána 17.7 . s.¤ gach síodhoirir to visit, 70.6 .