oíbda

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Forms: aedbdha

adj io,iā. (oíb) beautiful, gracious, fine, of per- sons and things. Oengus hua Aiblen áebda, LU 3080 = aedbdha, Fél. 52.35 . oirdned Petair . . . ind ḟir oebda, Gorm. Feb. 19. meic aibda alli uasli, Cog. 160.17 . Deirdre aobhdha, Keat. Poems 63. úas aigthib áebda áenḟir `comely face', Met. Dinds. iv 2.28 . ainech aibhda ro mmac nDe `fair honour to the Son of God', Ériu viii 67.15 . dá n-all n-áebda imnaissi, FB 45. rap aebda orddnidi a árus, LL 227a6 ( TTr. 722 ). tobur aebda, Cog. 54.3 . compar. th'aurlabra fíal, óebdu de, | ic sídugad sochaide `thy noble eloquence, lovelier thereby', Met. Dinds. iii 182.191 = LL 197a21 , cf. 210b23 .

oíbdacht

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Forms: áebhdhacht

n ā,f. áebhdhacht, IGT Dec. § 26.5 . Beauty; gracious- ness, courtesy . maic Ibaid co n-óebdacht `of I. the comely', Met. Dinds. iii 216.11 . cend gaili ┐ gascid . . . ┐ aebdachta fear talman, Cog. 166.9 . a aebhdhacht re hainnrib `his cour- teousness to women', MR 116.14 . ní raibh neach nó dearsccaig- feadh de ar aobhdhacht ` comeliness ', FM vi 1906.5 .

oíbe

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n [.f.] (oíb) beauty, attractiveness, graciousness : ben dó co n-aíbe ḟinde | Aíde ingen Ochinde, Met. Dinds. iii 94.9 (n-aíbi v.l.). cend . . . aibi ┐ ánlechta na hAsia, LL 244b21 ( TTr. 2070 ) (= oíb?). co ndathaib aíbi, 141b20 (= oób?). do bhí im ruire-se . . . oirbheart is aoibhe, Keat. Poems 763.

1 oíbell

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Forms: aoibheall, aoibheall, aoibhill

n o,m. aoibheall (an eallaigh) m., IGT Dec. § 11.18 . Heat, high temperature , esp. of cattle or animals in the breed- ing-season. airlim n-aibil (.i. in tan bis aibell orra re teas ngréine), Laws iv 92 y , 94.4 (of cattle). erlim ria toraind no aibeall `leaping on account of thunder or sultriness', 104.8 Comm. gelistar .i. ainm d'áth uisce a mbít cethra for oíbell, Corm. p. 22 = for uíbhel, Corm. Y 674. amal elta bo ar aibell, Cog. 192.2 . cobair mbech ┐ bu i n-oibiull (tasks permitted on Sunday), LB 204b48 , cf. dol a ndiaid . . . bóu a n-aibiull, Anecd. iii 22.9 (aoibeall v.l.). erball bo aibhill, Tromd. Guaire 745 . cuaine na ccon . . . ag dol fa aoibheall, IGT Dec. ex. 459. Cf. mod. phrase: i mí aoibhill (folld. by gen.) `in the month of heat' = in the heyday, flush: [i] mí áoibhill a ḟeirge, IGT Dec. ex. 489 . i mí a. a ratha saoghalta, TSh. 542. i mí a. na n- ainmhian, 8671 . The mod. adj. aoibheall or aoibhill ` bright, merry ' (of fine weather, etc.) is prob. orig. gen. of this word.

Cf. 2 óibell with which this word may have orig. been identical.

2 oíbell

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Forms: aíbell, oebell, aebel(l), aíbheal, aíbheall, aíbhli, aoibheal, aipel

n f. also aíbell, oebell, aebel(l). aíbheal aíbheall (na teineadh), IGT Dec. § 54.12 (f. g s. aíbhli). Mod. aoibheal m.

A spark or flame of fire : n s. ind aipel , Laws iii 66.17 Comm. in ibell, gl. flammula, RC ix 241. indar lat ba oebell tened boi for cach oenḟinda, TBC2 393 (= hoíbell, LU 4880 ). na haible tened, 1950 . aíble tened (= scintillas), Lat. Lives 84.12 , cf. 45.15 . aeibli lasamhna, Arch. iii 245 y . di aibill tic breo, Trip. 186.14 = is do aíbill ḟásas breo, 468.6 ( LB 28a19 ). na riglasra lassait amal oín-aíbill, LL 116a39 . do dheachaidh aoibhel teinedh isin bpúdar, FM vi 2012.6 . aoibhle teneadh, iv 904.6 . An ember, smouldering coal: co ndeilbh nduine ndubh . . . amhail aibheal arna bhathadh, BNnÉ 91 § 196. co nár fáccbhadh . . . acht . . . aoibhle i n-ionadh a háitighte (of a ravaged territory), FM vi 2148.5 .

Transf. and fig.: aoible fola gouts of blood, ZCP x 289.23 . oible oitedh sparks of youth, Anecd. i 51 § 7. teora haible sercci . . . for a inchaib `dimples' (?), Aisl. MC 97.7 . fo aíblib imais, Corm. p. 32 s.v. nimb.

Freq. of persons: a Phátric . . . a áebel óir ordnide, Met. Dinds. iii 378.16 . Aimirgen . . . ar n-ór, ar n-án, ar n-óebel, Ériu iv 136.18 . ba oíbel āga, TFerbe 310 . an breo ┐ an aibill teora ┐ achtail (of St. Gregory), ZCP xii 368.2 . fear imtha ac aíbill tSoláin `the spark of S.' (of a chief), Ériu iv 220.10 . cúirt fhairsing aíbhle Cualann, v 60.130 . Cf. Aibelán ┐ Solusbreathach (names of St. Patrick's guardian angels), Acall. 294 , and Aíbell (name of the fairy of Cliú Maíl, see O'Gr. Cat. 496 n. 1 and TD 21.23 fg. ).

In the follg. exx. there is an allusion to the `seed of fire' or embers preserved from a turf fire overnight to rekindle the morning's fire: aoín-aoibhel beo na freimhe fíor-dúthchasa `the only living heir of the direct stock', FM vi 2264.4 . aoibheal beo a chineadh, v 1628.14 . ní fríoth leó a ngrís na nGáoideal | áoibheal beó arís achd ríoghan, IGT Dec. ex. 1401. ni bia ind aoibhell sin uait-siu accainne immedhon, BNnÉ 306.9 (a refusal, on the expulsion of St. Mochuda from Raithen, to allow one of his monks to remain behind).

oíbelteóir

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Forms: aiblecteoir

n f. prob. orig. two distinct words, oíbell teóir (cf. oís teoáir, Wb. 12a24 ) or o.¤ teóra (cf. ZCP xii 368.2 cited under 2 oíbell) `a spark (flame) of the theoric life', hence a contempla- tive, recluse : anmcarat .i. in aibellteoir no in deoraid De `hermit', Laws iii 14.27 . fer co rath De .i. aibillteoir no deoradh De, v 408.14 . aiblecteoir, i 56.26 Comm. g s. mile ceimenn maigin naím no espuic no aibillteora no deorai[d] De, iv 228.6 (text). a laim aibillteoir no deoraid De, v 126.4 Comm. in t-apstal . . . in t-anmchara, in oeibelteoir [inoeibel teoir MS.], Lism.L. 3942 , see note ib. p. 397 . aibellteoir .i. intí istai[di] foirithin amail aibell a fertaib one who like a flame radiates (?) help through miraculous graces (?), O'Dav. 86.

oíbelteóracht

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n ā,f. the practice of religious contemplation, the vocation of a recluse : in t-espuc do dul i n-aibilteoiracht no i ndeoruighecht Dé, Laws i 58 z Comm.

oibid

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x see obid.

oibil

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x see obel.

oíbind

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Forms: aímin

adj i. (< oíb, Ped. i 387 , ii 59 + 1 finn, JCS i 134 ) O.Ir. aímin (but this is may be a different word LEIA O-14 ); occas. spelt with m in Mid.Ir. Texts. aimeann no aoimeann .i. áoibhinne, O'Cl.

Pleasant, agreeable, delightful (to the senses), usually of things and places. ecosc n-aímin . . . tegdassa, Thes. ii 292.22 ( Ml. Poems ii ). ba caín ┐ ba haíbind . . . a rréim ronucset Ulaid, FB 42. cno mora aibinde, Laws v 408.13 . is aíbind in carn út, TBC 1204. oebind, 1205 . a n-inad n-oíbind, PH 1297 . aibne na hard-aenaigh, ZCP viii 202.9 . fér na tulach n-aibind, Laws iii 296.12 . go hinis aoibhinn Ealga, Keat. Poems 10. an talamh áoibhinn, Psa. cvi 24.

Of persons, chiefly of appearance or social qualities: loech caem . . . ard oemind, TBC2 3145. banntrac[h]t oimbinn, IT i 145.2 . clann aibind, PH 7383. secht coicait n-epscop n-uag n-oebin gracious (?), Arch. iii 303 § 7. ecca Taidcc urdeirc, aimhind, | an righ aibhind Desgabhair, FM ii 606.19 .

Compar. gid ébind [= oebind] bith sund . . . aebni in maith iar cind, LU 9889 = PRIA iii 534 § 15. aibhne in treabh is lugha ar nim | ina in treab is mo ar talmain, Ir. Texts i 24 § 17. ní chluin céol . . . óenrí dianat aíbinniu any king that has fairer possessions, Met. Dinds. iii 312.116 . oibniti in tech far tichtain the house is the pleasanter for your arrival, ZCP viii 270 z . ro ḟás and ócdruth amra . . . is aíbinniti fo deich | Druim caín . . . Crieich, Met. Dinds. iv 56.203 . in tan robo haibneom a flait- heamnass at the height of felicity, YBL 137a16 . is o.¤ domm I am pleased, happy, well content: is oemen dún indiu isin clusail, MacCarthy 15.4 , cf. 16.1 (obenn). is oíbne duinn inas duit-siu, LB 139a56 ( Todd Lect. vi 72.12 ). is eagal liom . . . nach fada is aoibhinn do Mhac Cúmhaill, Oss. iv 96.4 .

Compd. muighe minsgot[hacha] aimin-ālli, IT ii2 127.143 (< álaind).

oíbinne

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x see oíbne.