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stúag

Cite this: eDIL s.v. stúag or dil.ie/39012

n ā, f. (cf. 1 túag) arch, bow, loop.

I

(a) In buildings: cūanda ad-cīthir | stūaga in rīgthig fa rēlltandaib (i.e. heaven), ACL iii 235 § 22 . on (sic leg.) stuaigh ro-chaim reltannaigh, BNnÉ 283 § 269 . stuagha déudamhla an tuir thigh, L. Cl. A. B. 184.123 . tomhus mhúir Chruachna . . . | fa sduaidh nocha sduaidh fa mhúith, DDána 119.1 . sreath cláraigh . . . | 'n-a sduadhaibh, 7 . sduagha míne marmuir, TD 5.6 . eidhean ag easgar ós do stua, Measgra D. 59.49 . uile stuadha comharda an tempail, Fl. Earls 220.8 . sduagha cama cumdachta on uaithne có araili dibh, Marco P. 97 . séd búaidh ní bheanfa a maisi | do stuaigh dhealbhtha a doruissi lintel, L. Cl. A. B. 184.116 . in dorus medhonach dhibh sduagha aille . . . fair, Marco P. 77 . caoin sduagh a ríghfhuinneóg, TD ii p. 215 . seinistre glainidhe lais cu sduaghaib caemha cumdachta forro, Marco P. 75 . droichet . . ., marmur essidhe itir sduaga ┐ fostada, 110 .

(b) s.¤ nime rainbow: i n-domnach roarthraig stuag nime iar ṅ-dílind, Ériu ii 198.7 v.l. stuaga nimi nélacha, LL 235b17 ( TTr. 1378 ). ba metithir ra stúaig nimi i n-aéor é (a sword), TBC-LL¹ 6023 . samalta lim re stuaig moir nime i n-aér cechtar a da laim, Acall. 6017 v.l. fo cosmailius datha na stuaige nimi (stuaid, MS.), RC xii 336 § 27 .

(c) Various applications: s.¤ dermár . . . os chind ind ordnide ina chathaír rigdai halo (?), LU 2014 ( FA 8 ). is stúaga urchuill congabat mo bratt torom (i.e. hoops used to keep clothes off wounds, see 1 túag), TBC-LL¹ 4708 . sduagha, no lúbáin chongbhas a bhrat, O'Cl. s.v. túagha. gormanart . . . go stuagaib fíthi . . . findruini, TBC-LL¹ 5336 . frasa . . . do shaighdibh . . . a ccrom-stuagh ccrann-ramhar na mbogha from the bent, thick wooden bows, CRR² 84.20 . ar sduaidh gach bhláitheangbhrúich on the raised ground (?), DDána 83.9 . ar an sruth boí on stuaigh go hath na faithche, AFM iii 342.y (perh. n. loc.). tugadh sduagh thana as do thaobh (of Christ's blood), Dán Dé xxix 8 (see note). Of eyebrows: sduaidh ina dhegmalaig duinn, Prolegomena 45 § 26 . dá chaolsduaidh dhonna dhaolamhla, DDána 114.14 . ? Cf. gilidir casnaide cóir | eter stiglaib s.¤ brecshróil (of hair), Ériu iv 94 § 13a . handle (of a pitcher, etc.): stuagach .i. cilorn .i. bis ┐ an stuag as a taib, Laws i 134.4 Comm . brissiud stūaige ic stocairecht one who breaks the handle of the trumpet when blowing, Bruchst. i 34 § 80 = IT iii 89 § 115 . Of the tail of a meteor: rella iongnáth . . . ┐ cromstuagh urcrom ionbhogha eiste, AFM v 1700.10 . éirghis . . . | stuagh neoill . . . | ós an loch an arched cloud, L. Cl. A. B. 180.6 . sheet of parchment: cin memraim a quinque, ar it cōic stuaga a techta, O'Mulc. 228 . do berthea sduagh scriobhtha do nimh dhó trias a ndénadh proicept do Ghaoidhelaibh scroll, AFM i 418.1 = CS 126.16 . See stuana. Of a legal impediment or restriction of some kind (cf. cros?): da ndernatar ní ar in clar dar in crois no dar in sduaigh imlingar, no dar in nidh im indeoin . . .i. in idh, ┐ in chros ┐ in sduag, O'Curry 518 ( H 3.18, 261a ). ? saibed sduadh doschraidhech dor | sluag Osraigec[h] ga adbad (= ḟodbad), BB 61b46 .

II Of persons, etc.

(a) Of fighting warriors, etc.: berid C. ceím neime | ina stuaig thruim tentide `bent like a bow', Metr. Dinds. iv 360.126 ( Ériu v 223.63 ). ina stūaigh [t]heind tṡeabcaidhi, ZCP viii 563 § 23 . éirgis suas ina stuaig shesmaig shírgránda gur ba commór í ┐ sduag nime i naer (a monster), SG 250.12 . lingis isin loch ina stuaig niamda neimmertnaig, 251.4 . C., robui 'na stuaig bodba aduathmair urbada `arch of war', TTebe 2502 . is amlaid ro boi side ina borb-sduaig bodba os cind C., MR 260.11 . 'na sduaigh armruaidh innillte, TD 32.74 . Of an army: ro coirigh . . . a cat[h]ai coisidhe ina stuaigh bodhbha i timcill a marcsluagh, CCath. 5718 . Note also: toirnis Íosa eatorra | . . . | 'n-a sduaigh ainglidhe iodhuin `in fair angel-bright form', Aithd. D. 75.17 .

(b) In syll. verse hero, warrior, prince, chief : marbhais Cái-in . . . | Aibéal . . . | an sduaigh reabhaigh n-áluinn n-óig, DDána 41.11 . sduadh fhionn as ghile ná an ghrian (of Christ), A. Ó Dálaigh xx 8 . sduaigh croidheathais far ciúin muir, TD 3.28 . A. . . . | stuadh ┐ gabhrach dá ghoil, Irish Texts iv 54 § 39 . sduadh bannda na mbriathar mall, ZCP ii 337.19 . stuagh na gcraobhfolt, Hackett x 13 . Note also: stuagh gille `a stately youth', Top. Poems 92.6 . Of a ship: long ghéagach . . . | stuagh théadach, Measgra D. 48.20 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤dorus arched doorway : isin stuagdorus robo leis don chathraig, TTr.² 1129 . robrissiset dano benna na stúagdorus, 1868 . ¤droichet curved bridge: stuaghdroichet cloiche, CCath. 2281 . sduadrocaid mora, BB 497a50 . ¤druim curved back, broad back : ní faigter stargha stuaidhdhroma (sic leg.) `slung on the broad back', O'Gr. Cat. 472.24 . ¤druimne: stuagdruimne rinnta roimda do ilcinel cach tinne curved ridges (of the structure of a shield), CCath. 4728 . ¤lann curved blade : beim don sduaghloinn (sic leg.) tinn teindtighe, RC xliii 92 § 93 . ? ¤léim: ni raibhi imoro acu-sun . . . stagh gan stuaidhleim (sic leg.), CF 50 . ¤lerg arched slope : do ghabh a sciath . . . ar sduaighleirg a droma, Ériu iii 170 § 28 . tūarcaib a théig libair for stūagleirg a dromma, MacCongl. 9.28 . ¤lúb: inar . . . cona stuaghlubaibh airgdidib `bow-loops', CCath. 4672 . stuagluba umhaidhe dar braigdibh na corrán sin, 5235 . do rinne sduaghluib (sic leg.) moir di o iarthar co hoirther (a serpent), TTebe 62 . ¤míl = túagmíl (q.v.): trí dubscéith co stúagmílaib óir, BDD² 939 .

(b) With adjj.: inghen T. . . . | rug buinne sdúadhghlan súaichnidh (i.e. Finn), Duan. F. i 33.3 . ¤braigdech with arched neck : stéd . . . stúaidhbhraighdech, Ériu v 172.163 . ¤lúbach: echlach . . . sduaglubach, YBL 177a30 .

(c) With verbs. ¤boccaid. vn. ic stuaghboccadh a mbogadh `bending their bows', CCath. 4639 . ¤dírgid do sduaigh-dhírghead an teach thall | go mbarr cleath was raised on arches (?), DDána 119.30 . ¤lúbaid bends : no stuaglubadh Cesair in claidem sin, CCath. 5250 .