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Cite this: eDIL s.v. senchaid or dil.ie/37122
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: senchaide, senchaid, senchaide, senchada, senchaid, senchaide, senchaidiu, sencaidaib, senchad, sencaid, senchad, senchae, senchaid, seanchaidh, tseanchaidh, tseanchadh, seanchaidhe

n i, m. Later also senchaide. n s. in senchaid , LU 3062 . senchaide, PH 6946 . g s. senchada, ZCP iv 237 § 3 . d s senchaid , TBC-LL¹ p. 911 n. 3 . n p. senchaide, Laws v 360.7 Comm . a p. senchaidiu, Anecd. ii 73.11 v.l. d p. sencaidaib, Laws i 34.16 Comm . The follg. forms, g s. senchad, BDD² 997 . n p. sencaid, LU 3475 ( SCC 25 ). g p. senchad, SR 1059 , may, perhaps, derive from senchae declined as a t- stem, which may have been the oldest form, with senchaid , orig. d s., forming new nom. seanchaidh m. g s. an tseanchaidh , an tseanchadh , n p. na seanchaidhe , IGT Decl. § 52 .

a reciter of lore; a historian : ní aisnébet sin ná seanchaid dul damsa ónd orguin, BDD² 720 . is disi rochet in s.¤ na runnu-sa, LU 3062 . a s.¤ Cairthede, 11040 . noi mís lána . . . | o rohet Adam anmain | iar sliucht sruithi senchad slán | co rodelbad a banscal, SR 1059 . co n-epert . . . `Senchaidhe suidhighet . . . sreatha fían fianeirghe fechat coir coicerta iar cintaib cnedh', Anecd. ii 73.11 . cia no beth sencus aile and oc na sencaidaib, Laws i 34.16 Comm . senchaide ┐ brithemain ┐ echlacha, RC xiv 414.1 . im dá ṡ.¤ na tána, TBC-LL¹ 1576 . do Aed . . . do phrims.¤ Laigen ar gaes ┐ eolas ┐ trebaire lebur, p. 911 n. 3 . mad iar n-Iosifio primshenchaide na n-Ebraide, PH 6946 . atberait na senchaidi go ro dithaigset gaill a muintir, Cog. 62.4 . oir dlighidh seanchaidh seneolus . . . d'aisneis, MR 96.6 . tré ainbhfios na seanchadh, Keat. i 84.19 . seanchaidhe Éireann áille, | . . . | atáid san bhaile an bhuidhean, | caidhe sráid na seanchuidheadh, Ériu v 58 § 85 = sráid na seanchoidhedh, IGT Decl. ex. 1323 . créd rádh na senchadh mur sin | gu sengfadh ó chlár Chaisil, ex. 1331 . sgél leam dhá dheimhneaghadh dhuibh | ga ferr seinleabhar seanchaidh, ex. 1324 . do bhí Iehosaphat . . . na sheanchuigh, 2 Samuel viii 16 . sencaidh gach fer forba nó ferainn everyone who owns a patrimony or estate is a historian, has a memory for the past (a proverb), BNnÉ 248 § 201 . In phr. suí senchada a very learned historian : is and is súii hsenchada in tan léghas léirghnimo Innsi Héibir, ZCP iv 237 § 3 . ní dligh . . . cuairt in file nó in tsúi tsencotha na fiasara adha . . . na rígh, ib. n. 5 ( Eg. 1782, 36b1 ). The s.¤ was an important witness esp. in disputes as to land (cf. Cóic Con. p. 10 ): adeir . . . cur ob lia dfiadhnaib ┐ do tsenchaidhib ina taeb fein, O'D. 1961 ( Eg. 90, fo. 7, p. 2, col. a ). mása tuinighe ┐ senchaidhe con dara de ┐ fiadhain ┐ sencaidhe oc araile, is do tsenchaidhe na tuinighe légur, 1957 ( Eg. 90, fo. 7 ). nocho fuach[t]naighthi comruc a re . . . im in ni ro bethaigdais fiadain ┐ sencaidhi, acht im in ni na bethaighdais fiadain na senchaidhe, Laws v 302.27 Comm . toinges for an ceile ni na bethaiget fiadain na senchaide, 360.7 Comm .