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Cite this: eDIL s.v. sant or dil.ie/36189

Forms: sa(i)nnt, sainnt

n ā, f. (cf. W. chwant). Later sa(i)nnt. sainnt f., IGT Decl. § 14 (69.12) .

(a) strong desire, eagerness : ar accubur ┐ saint immin domun, Ml. 69a6 . co tabrad a shaint do shétaib ┐ máinib as much as he desired, LL 114b41 ( RC viii 50.6 ). ciar bo saint lium though I desired it, PH 3861 . dínsem na n-erchraide ┐ sáint na suthaine, 6864 . saint imon mbiad todochaide, 6784 . la sainnt sluinti `through covetousness of the name', Laws iv 376.25 . saint [.i.?] acobuir na set, v 284.20 Comm . ro lín a shainnt do thodail fhola na Tróianda fulfilled his desire by shedding, TTr.² 163 . ro bói . . . sant mór ┐ duthracht calmai do denam occu, TFerbe 306 . ro lin a menmain . . . saint fogbala cuirp Poimp, CCath. 4016 . co tainic saint a n-aideda doib so that they were ready to die (in battle), 2735 . noch do thogaib a shaind ┐ noch da metaig a menma `by which his ardour was excited', Cog. 184.3 . do ghabhadar . . . sainnt siúbhail chuca desire to retreat, ML 142.9 . do shainnt ré fuascladh d'fhagháil, Keat. iii 3236 . dibech graece difa .i. sitis, ar is it (sic MS.) fa sainti in dibech, O'Mulc. 310 , leg. itfa sainti `a covetous glutton', Ériu xii 239 .

(b) greed, avarice, covetousness (the usual meaning in relig. texts): do irgairiu na sainte, Wb. 12d32 . s.¤ gl. idolorum seruitus (intended for the preceding wd. luxoria?), 20b19 . buith oc airbiathad sainte, 29b18 . sechitir goa ar saint `from covetousness', 31b20 . bith flaithem intí solam for saint `will be king over cupidity', Ml. 90a9 . trí hairig na ndúalche .i. s.¤, cráes, étrad `avarice', Triads 115 . descaid sainti imcaisin, RC xlv 74 § 15 . co llinfa ro-sh.¤ cach ṅduine `greed', xxvi 44.4 . sainnt i mbaccaib óe the liver is the seat of greed, ACL iii 223.9 . in tsháint . . . .i. in fhrém ó fhás in uli olc, PH 7602 . sáint máine do chomarsan, 7603 . i peccad na sáinnte, 7746 . tuigthir nach caithionn do chrodh | méad bhar sainnte ar an saoghal, DDána 53.22 . clerigh deridh aimsiri | ar chuis shainnti ag fúr chrabaid, Irish Texts iv 38.20 . saint na sūl = concupiscentia oculorum, Desid. 889 . grádh sainnte love inspired by greed, 5467 . séideadh . . . na sainnte, TSh. 2072 . fiabhras spioratdha . . . dá ngairthear sainnt, 7921 . an té fhúathuighios saint `covetousness', Proverbs xxviii 16 . éigceart a shainte, Isaiah lvii 17 . Of sexual desire: gabais . . . saint an rí[g] impi, IT i 120.13 . cindus no gebadh dil a shainnti don rigain, Stair Erc. 17 .

Compd. ¤chailte: avaritia . . . .i. santchailti, Ériu vii 152 § 1 a .