saiget

Cite this: eDIL s.v. saiget or dil.ie/35949
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: saigit, saigte, saigte, saigtea, saichtea, saigtea, saiget, soighead, soighde

n ā, f. (Lat. sagitta). d s saigit, Ml. 133a4 . g s. inna saigte , 80b7 . n p. saigte, 80b6 (for saigtea? saige, MS.). inna saigtea , 58a9 . saichtea, 96c11 . a p. saigtea, 24c3 . g p. saiget, LU 2212 ( FA 29 ). soighead f., IGT Decl. § 54 (107.9) . g s. soighde, ex. 1411 .

An arrow, occas. also dart, javelin: gl. sagitta, Ml. 24c3 , 58a9 , 96c11 . a nguin cosin saigit áin, 133a4 . sechis hit (leg. sechit?) saigte asind fidboicc, 80b6 . saiged, gl. sagitta, Ir. Gl. 215 . cech martir . . . | rop s.¤ húan fri demnai, Hy. i 20 ( Thes. ii 301 ). focherd . . . G. saigit forsin anmunna, PH 6304 . urchar do shaigit nemi, 7642 . ic dichur gai . . . ┐ slég ┐ s.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 2563 . dochear L. . . . | do shaeghid tréin teindtídhe, BB 35a54 . urchor soighde, Cog. 90.28 . toisech M. do marbad . . d'oen-orchur tsoigti, Ann. Conn. 1288.5 . luaithithir re saeigid a sreṅg, TTebe 3429 . mionn soighde le bhfromhthar fuil, DDána 78.2 . an fear ar ar cuireadh an tsoighead do chaithem, AFM iii 596.19 . d'aon urchar soighde, 18 . créachtnuighthe ó shoighid an éaga, TSh. 3863 . saighde srúibh-ghéara ré sáthadh, 6676 . it ē saigdi goine sūain arrows that murder sleep, Ériu ii 15.22 = soigde gona sūain, 16.23 . le soigdib srubgera, ZCP vi 46.27 . edghud na saiged, Ériu v 238.97 . soighiod rinneach, Proverbs xxv 18 . glac bogha ┐ soighde, 2 Kings xiii 15 . is s.¤ i coirthi, CRR 40 (prov. for a hopeless endeavour). bá s.¤ i coirthi dóib ammus catha do thabairt, LL 225b39 ( TTr. 630 ). is soiget i corthi, MacCongl. 125.23 . is [s]aiget i sírcorthe, | is gairm i n-agidh gáithi | . . . | menma maisse mná baíthe, ZCP iv 469 § 20 . Of a flash of light: noco tti siatt ina soightibh teinntidhe tresan ffuinneoicc, BNnÉ 59 § 72 . Cf. torchair do saighit gealain ag Sleibh Ealpa a flash of lightning, AFM i 128.3 .

Compd. saigetbolc, q.v. ¤glicc: Ǣda Slāine saigetglicc, ii 729.1977 .