snáthat

Cite this: eDIL s.v. snáthat or dil.ie/38147

Forms: snáthath, snathada

n ā, f. (snáth) needle : snáthath gl. acus, Sg. 107b3 . snāthad .i. snāth-séd .i. sēd snāith ┐ toll snāthaide, Corm. Y 1195 . Cf. snathset, Laws v 380.23 Comm . a trí cóectu snathat, LU 8857 ( FB 65 ). co tarla cach s.¤ díb hi cró araili, 8858 (ib.). dosbeir a snáthait fein i llaim cacha hóenmná díb, 8860 (ib.). cró snáthaiti, 4882 (TBC). rind snáthaite, TBC-LL¹ 4710 . dá tairnad s.¤ a féci for airlár co cluinfide if a needle should drop . . . it would be heard, MU² 232 . día faetsath s.¤ isin tig, BDD² 792 . sadais . . . ind snathaid . . . inda dernaind, Mon. Tall. 149.19 . uaimm snathati, PH 2862 . athgabail . . . im snathait, Laws i 150.10 . techta fuillema gill snaite (leg. snáthaite?) druinige, v 382.1 . gill snataite, 380.14 . Indicating a small (the smallest?) measure of value: imtoing ó (t)shnáthait co dairt his oath is good in matters up to the value of a `dairt', Críth G. 24 . otha fer fortaig snathaiti go ruice torcbanb, O'Curry 1198 ( H 3.18, 477 - 8 ) = O'Curry 603 ( H 3.18 295 ). snáthad cáel gel, Irish Texts ii 25 § 25 . breith cámhuill tre shnáthaid, iv 103.7 . ní bhfuigheadh an tsnáthad chaol | ionad im thaobh gan bheith tinn, Measgra D. 34.11 . snathada, Rosa Angl. 12.15 . don tí . . . do chromfadh ag tógbháil snáthaide, TSh. 10637 . le hobair shnaithide needlework, Exodus xxvi 36 . ní léigfi si di in ts.¤ do tharruing (of a diamond), Maund. 139 . Fig. snáthad chroidhe . . . einingen (the death of) an only daughter is a needle in the heart, BS 52.22 . snathad uamma na hairdríghe (of a chief), ALC i 486.15 . In pn sobriquet: Snathat ingen Uama, Anecd. ii 56.4 .