cleittíne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cleittíne or dil.ie/9431

Forms: cleittín

n io, m. (cleitte). Later also cleittín. Small light javelin, dart (usually of one of Cú Chulainn's weapons); dagger(?): do chuingid in cletine .i. gai Con Culaind, LU 5805 (TBC). imráidset iarom nípád ansu Cu Chulaind acht tuctha a cletíne airi, 5802 . focheird . . . in cletine dó co lluid triana chend, 5809 . airm i n-arrasar a n-uma don cletiniu, 5812 . immárubartsa in clétine / gai bolgae do léir, 9447 . .ix. cletíne clis, LU 8566 = cleitin, IT i 274 § 42 v.l. claidhemh, cletine, cathbharr, Ériu xiii 30.16 . gebid a chlettini diburgthi, LL 8319 (TBC). no thelged a chlettin, 8323 . a arm chletin, TBC-LL¹ p. 273 n.3 . d'iarraidh in chletin chleasa fair, n.5 . a chletín curad, Anecd. i 37 § 99 . cletine .i. lethfaobrach .i. claidhmíne no bedh fri cnis fri hairlech, dorn ann, nó dorn co n-airtem a dagger, O'Dav. 568 . Cú an chleitín, DDána 117.32 . In rhetorics: cumall (.i. cu) curson (.i. saoi) clettine, KZ xxxiii 82.7 . cairptine cleitīniu clār clē, Ériu i 116.11 . ar cletīnib cīanaib, 25 . cain sug set gai in cleitīne cain, 118.17 .