1 delb

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Forms: delb, dealbh, deilb, delb, delbe, delbae, delba, dealbha, deilbe, delbi, deilbh, deilb, delb, dealbh, delba, delbae, delba, ndelbu, ndelbu, ṅdelbæ

n ā,f., later also o and u, m. n s. delb, Wb. 1b19 , 24a8 . BDD § 99 . dealbh, IGT Decl. §§ 38 , 39 , 192 (deilbh, § 42 ). a s. deilb, Ml. 52 , PH 2499 . delb, 57 , 180 . FA 10(LU). g s. delbe, Wb. 1b19 . delbae, Ml. 65c16 . delba, LL 213a28 . dealbha, IGT Decl. ex. 1029 . deilbe, Acall. 7039 . delbi, PH 440 . deilbh, IGT Decl. ex. 1032 . d s. deilb, Wb. 22b8 . delb, Aen. 293 . dealbh, IGT Decl. ex. 988 . n p. delba, TBC 1370 . delbae (delbæ, MS.), Sg. 166a1 . a p. delba, Ml. 65c16 . Cf. co ndelbu , FA 8 (LB). fria ndelbu (: derbu), SR 8084 . Gramm. oct ṅdelbæ (sic) gl. formae octo, Sg. 166a1 .

(a) form, figure, appearance, shape: fúath et d.¤ a baissom form, Wb. 24a8 . co mbiam i ndeilb ísu, 27b13 . fo deilb natrach, FA 25 . is adbar ríg ar deilb, Sc.M² 14 . isat cara iar ndreich ┐ deilb, cen cop ed iar fhír, PH 3099 . dobered criaid ṁbuidi moa bullu do chlith a delba to disguise himself, Rawl. 141a17 . go ndearna . . . an dúnsa ar dheilbh cláoin-Teamh- rach, Ridgeway Essays 338 . cibé dianid sháil d.¤ do gabail de sech amal ata quisquis se uideri uult quod non est, PH 6052 . neach no biadh ic a forcsi, ni gebad d.¤ eli dib acht would have imagined . . ., CCath. 782 . cuma no suidigud na hymhaighi do réir na deilbhi bís a menmuin an tshaeir `according to the form existing in the artificer's conception,' O'Gr. Cat. 235 .

(b) likeness, image, statue: in deilb gl. statuam, Ml. 132c2 . cuirid ass deilb Mairt ┐ brissid hi, PH 2499 . ro crochsam th'imágin ┐ do d.¤ , 180 . [sciath] go ndeilbh leomain ara taoibh, Caithr. 116 . ni denta delbha na rinnighecht forra, CCath. 1910 . an t-anam do thabhairt don tí 'sa dhealbh atá ann, TSh. 1354 .

As vn. shaping, fashioning, arranging, composing: scél brégi do dheilb, PH 7610 . ní neamhchóir duana do dheilbh, IGT Decl. ex. 1312 . deilbh oige ní hobair dhuit the making of poetry, Content. xxii 29 . do dheilbh síodha fris to arrange a peace with him, Hugh Roe 56 . Cf. deilbh (an tsídha), IGT Decl. § 42 .

Compds. ¤chomartha, MR 114 . ¤chomarthach, 120 . ¤chos- mailigid resembles in form: na neiche suaichinte . . . ris ar delb-cosmailigiustar D., 118 . ¤dathach, IT iii 41 . ¤glan: Dia d., Leb. Gab. 66 . ¤glaine: re sluagh nDe co ndealbhgloine, Lib. Flav. ii 32va39 . ¤naíde bright-faced: i comeagar dreiche d. Domnaill, MR 118 . ¤rosc precept: firtar la Maram athclud co n-edaid aru Rig delbroscc 'it is confirmed by "the Mariner" that he had found a reversal of the precept of their King' Peritia iii 449.10 . ¤ṡnuigthe wrought with images: do bhocóidibh . . . dealbh-snuighte, ML 128 .

2 delb

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Forms: delbda

adj becoming, seemly (?): mad ár ninnmus imorro nó ár naisceda do thabairt do ní d.¤ duinn itir, SG 410.26 . A special use of 1 delb, or read delbda?

3 delb

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adj (Later spelling of delam, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 204 ) poor, miserable: go dealbh dubhach, Oss. iii 244 . is mairg do thuit in bhar n-dáil go dealbh, 234 . atáim deacrach dealbh, Keat. Poems 513 . fá theórainn na gcóirneach ndealbh, Ó Bruad. i 150 .

delba

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adj shapely, attrib. gen. of 1 delb, when not a simplification of delbdae, q.v.: icc meic d.¤ Dechtere, LU 3543 ( SC 29 ). Dithorba d.¤ , Lec. 583b24 . ar senathair saerdealba, 586b41 . lucht in domain delbha (= dealbda, Lec. 537a14 ), BB 17b33 .

1 delbach

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adj o, ā. (1 delb): ornamented, beautiful: sceith delbacha, BB 489a9 . ingen d.¤ , 294b15 . dún dealbhach, TD 6.6 . dod dhreich dhealbhaigh, Dánta Gr. 39.21 .

2 delbach

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n o (1 delb) ensign, emblem: ra tócbait a éoin gáithi ┐ a illdelbaig ingantacha, LL 219a7 ( TTr. 140 ).

delbacht

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n see delbdacht.

delbad

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n u, m. (1 delb) forming, representing: pictuir ilair ┐ draguin ar na nd.¤ go hinntlechtach, Fl. Earls 188 . d.¤ Fainne shape, beauty , LU 3755 ( SC 34 ).

Delbaéth

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Forms: Delbaeth, Dealbaeth, Dealbhaedh, Delbaid, Delbáith, Delbaeth, Delbaeith, Dealbaoith, Dealbaeth

n.pr. o, m. Delbaeth, LL 9b42 . Rawl. 152b1 . Dealbaeth, Dealbhaedh, Cóir Anm. 159 . gen. Delbaid, Thes. ii 287 . Delbáith, LL 2a1 . Delbaeth, MacCarthy 294 . Delbaeith, ib. Dealbaoith, FM i 22 . Dealbaeth . . . .i. dealb aetha .i. aeth .i. tine ar ni firthine bai annsin acht tine draigechta, Lec. 420a36 (cf. Cóir Anm. 159 ).

delbaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. delbaid or dil.ie/15333

Forms: delbait, delbad

v (delb).

I Trans.

(a) shapes, forms, delineates, con- structs, conceives: delbait gl. fingunt, Gild. Lor. 154 . am dé (.i. am dea) delbas I am a god who fashions, LL 12b44 ( IT iii 61 ). don ríg rodelb ind naem-nemh, Ériu iv 160 . rí . . . rodelb gach n-anmanna, ZCP viii 214 . níor dealbhadh aoinlios budh ḟearr, TD 8.3 . dealbobhmaid-ne sluag draidheachta umad-sa, CF 111 . is é Dia rodelbhusdair, BCC § 83 . fir domain dia ndelbtais cath, | ba derb ardosídaigfed, ZCP viii 218 . ro deilbh M. cúisi bréagacha invented, TFrag. 118 . With prep. I N- transforms into: delbait iat i conaib altaid they transform themselves into wolves, Todd Nenn. 204 . rondelb Día i rrichtaib imdaib, LL 5a45 . delbsat i ndeilb láig allaid Aigi, 191b9 . Of literary works: dagduine dia ndelbaim dagduain, IT iii 70 . rodelbus . . . drong rand, LL 199b31 . delbais D. na briathra beca sa, MR 120 . Cf. gach réd dár dhealbhas im dhán, Content. vi 94 .

(b) ordains, designs: a n-ais rudelbad doib oc tuistin a coirp, Ml. 74a11 . rodelbad dam dul ar cel, Ériu v 211 .

Perh. error for derbaid in: do briss Crimthand cethri catha | fa dó delbaim, LL 45b18 = derbaimm, Rawl. 85b23 ( RC xxxvii 336 ).

II Intrans. takes shape, with prep. I N- transforms oneself into: is de atberthe in siriti de ar a met no delbad i n-ilrechtaib, FB § 75 . ro-delb . . . i fhuathaib imdaib, PH 1741 .

Vn. delbad and 1 delb.

delbaide

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n io,m. = delbdae. As subst. is hé dī d.¤ is deach ro bai a nErind inti Bres, YBL 137b18 . Cf. RC xii 62 and Cóir Anm. 153 .