1 sé

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 sé or dil.ie/36708

indecl. num. adj. As adj. geminates initial of follg. subst. and prefixes h- to vowels: se hingni dec, Laws v 40.11 . sē haisle, Corm. Y p. 38.1 . sé hernaile, PH 5999 . But when folld. by gen. pl. causes nazalization by analogy with inflected numerals: maccān sē ṁblíadnae déac, Thes. ii 308.17 ( Hy. ii 2 ). di athgabail .i. na sé mbó, Laws i 66.16 Comm . co cend se mbliadna déc, LU 2115 . Lenition marked in sé mhíle cneadh, Aithd. D. 78.26 , perhaps mistakenly. Cf. sé céad lot, ib. Six:ab eo quod est sex , Corm. Y 1144 .

I As adj. sé tarmmorcenn, Sg. 166a1 . bōi sē blíadnai hi fognam, Thes. ii 309.2 ( Hy. ii 5 ). imtoing sé séotu, Críth Gabl. 207 . da ba co n-a dib tinnib du na se fictib a lin, Laws v 110.17 . sesca ┐ se sinistri, i 28.y Comm . dá sé míle martar, Fél. July 10 . seser ar sé cétaib, May 13 . sé .c. gl. sexcentum, Ir. Gl. 777 . fastaid sé eóin déc díb, TBC 1336 .

The Six Ages of the world occur as sé aimsera, díne, cineda, etc. iar forba se n-oes in t-shaegail, PH 6892 . siúr na sé ndíne (of the Blessed Virgin), Dán Dé vii 27 . a shiúr na sé sochuidhe, vi 14 . ar na sé línibh, DDána 24.4 . do fhóir ar ghuasacht sé sluaigh, 38.5 . crann soillse na sé gcineadh, 54.26 . lucht na sé n-aimsear, PBocht 14.39 . do na sé clannaibh, 4.39 .

II Used absolutely: á sé six , Thes. ii 31.27 (Bvn.). na cethri leth-scribuill fa se ann, is da lan-screpaill dec `six times four half screpalls', Laws v 342.28 Comm . arna legad ┐ ar na hathleagad fecht for a sé `seven times', CCath. 4679 . mé a sé is seachtmhoghad bliadhan | dom mearughadh lé ar luaghal, Aithd. D. 91.10 . cá mhéid peacadh . . . ? a sé, Donlevy 176.11 .

As neut. subst.: toscara C. da sé ndéc ndaglaech díb, LU 5523 . the six (at dice) (variously declined in bardic verse, see IGT Decl. § 99 , § 108 , § 112 ): na trí séithe is tráth dhá tealgadh | atá Éire ar h'urchar, ex. 1806 .

Compds. ¤brechta in nath sebrechta the name of a six- lined metre, IT iii 38 § 27 . nath dembrechta no sembrechta, O'C. 239 ( H. 3.18, p. 133 ). ¤diabulta six-fold: ni cetharda sin ┐ ní sediabulta, O'C. 992 ( H. 3.18, p. 425b ). ¤laithe lasting six-days : do-rinde Dia in t-oibriugud sé-lathi annsna lathib ele, PH 7366 .