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saigthin

Cite this: eDIL s.v. saigthin or dil.ie/35971

 

n f.Mid.Ir. vn. of 1 saigid (cf. 2 saigid and saigin). act of approaching, going towards, seeking ; usually after prep. DO as in do shaigid, towards : teit Cú dia saigtin, LU 5874 ( TBC-I¹ 1405 ). tecait uli dia s.¤ ind eich, LU 2952 . áes feig . . . do chor i n-óenfecht dia saichthin, 6145 ( TBC-I¹ 1658 ). no ro curtis do saichtin Con Roí, LU 8556 ( FB 41 ). roithid do shaighthin cecha popail isin oirrthiur `go to every people', CCath. 1353 . nacham-togha sa dot shoighthin it is not my (own) choice to encounter thee (?), ZCP viii 551.15 (H. 2.17, TBC) = TBC-LL¹ p. 241 n. 10 , where Wind. translates `ich habe keine Wahl (?) dich aufzusuchen'. do shoich lé shoighthin tuirse | cloich oirthir na heagailse `in his fit of sorrow he reaches . . .' (with wearisome progress, advance ?), A. Ó Dálaigh l 24 .