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tairléim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairléim or dil.ie/39733

 

Forms: tairlimm, toirléime, tairling, tairlenga, tuir[r]ling

[n n, n.] vn. of do-airling. O. Ir. tairlimm. Later f., g s. a thulach na toirléime , Miscell. Celt. Soc. 412.z . In Mid. Ir. under the influence of the finite verb the form tairling g s. tairlenga is common. Similarly tarblaing, q.v. Mod. tuir[r]ling.

Descending, alighting .

(a) From horse or chariot: fa thrí tairlimm do Díarmait co tanic Temair, Trip. 88.17 . edpart cach thairlimme uad do Cíaran, 18 . ro bíth in fer ... oc t.¤ dó asa carput, LU 9757 = RC vi 164.19 . geiss di tochim cen tairlim `to ride through it (Tailltiu) without alighting', Metr. Dinds. iv 154.126 . a gabáil (i.e. a charm) rē ndul ar ech | ... is tiucfa slán re toirling return to alight safely, ZCP x 345 § 7 . mo thriall go Labháin tar linn, | dom anáir thiar ar dtoirling, DDána 46.5 . tuirling da n-eachuibh, BNnÉ 212.33 . Hence an alighting-place: trí tairleme Érenn, Triads 32 . Also in phrase: bá hionadh oireachtais, ┐ ba tulach turleime do ghallaibh, AFM v 1652.7 . Fig. of persons: O Sechnasaicch ... tulach toirlenga do ghallaibh ┐ do ghaoidhelaibh, 1630.4 . baí ina cleith fhosccaidh, ina thulaigh toirlenga ag gach aen, vi 2106.18 . In n. loc.: Druim Tairleime, Metr. Dinds. iv 296.

(b) From sky: brúcht shoighnein shiubhlaigh | ag toirleim o thoirnigh, ZCP ii 583.21 . soighnéan ar dtoirléimnigh tríthe, Hackett xxxix 62 . dā sheapac ... do thoirling forsan luing, Fl. Earls 10.10 . Spiorad Dé ag tuirrling a gcosamhlacht choluim, Matthew iii 16 , cf. John i 32 . Hence fig.: i n-oirchill na n-olc bhíos ré tuirling orra, TSh. 533.

(c) Used loosely of a fall, calamity, etc: cen tuisledh .i. cen tuirleim, Leb. Gab.(i) 128 note 5 . d'inis Banba go bās Néill | do c[h]ās nī tarla acht toirlēim ` attack ,' Columban Record 1914, 42b § 44 . as truag an tairling tuc an meamrum ag leagad oraind (scribal note), ZCP xii 358.4 airde mh'aignidh | ar n-éag budh adhbhar toirleanga `the pride of my heart shall bring me low after death,' Dán Dé xvi 9.

(d) a kind of trespass (?): bo in forleim. Bo hi tairleim di cach ae, H 3.18, 373b ( O'Curry 808 ).