1 sab

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Forms: saba, sabai, saba, sabaidh, sabaid, sabadh, sabdaib, saptaibh, saph

n m.(see, however, Thurn. ZCP xvi 181 ). (Lat. sophus, Fraser, ZCP x 80 , ON loan-word, Meyer, RC xii 462 . Native wd., Marstrander, Bidrag 125 . ) n p. saba. a p. sabai, LB 226a6 . saba, PH 2553 . Later also as dental stem: g s. docum in sabaid (sic), O'Dav. 1483 . d s for cach sabaith .i. for cach ailid, O'C. 979 ( H. 3.18, 422b ). n p. sabaidh, O'Dav. 1415 = sabaid, Laws i 54.7 (but saba, v 458.20 ). g p. sabadh, RC xvii 176.20 (Tig.). sabhadh, TFrag. 234.16 . d p. sabdaib, saptaibh, Aisl. MC 123.10 , 16 . Also saph.

(a) a shaft, pole, stake, occas. used of a spear-shaft or haft of a knife; freq. in combination with sonn: sunn .i. crann no shabh, O'Dav. 1483 . s.¤ .i. so-saebta nō asa a sōud easily bent or easy its turning, Corm. Y 1173 . s.¤ daingen no soad cech niummus, LU 658 (ACC Comm.). sagh (leg. sabh) na sgine `haft', Rule of Tall. Maelr. 95 , cf. Sc. G. St. iii 52 . fer ┐ s.¤ luaigi ina laim, LB 151b45 . beim cinn fri samh (a useless undertaking), ZCP x 286.23 . ceithri drolaim ass ┐ dā s.¤ fōe da breith (of a cauldron), Ériu i 44.y . da sabh fái da bhreith, RC xxvi 374.16 . sabaid cuirmmtigi cudgels in an alehouse (i.e. a brawl), Laws iv 340.6 Comm . , see Thurn. Ir. Recht 78 n. 3 . gabsat . . . durna ┐ saba luaigi . . . dó dar a gnúis, PH 2553 . slog . . . co cloidmib ┐ sabaib ┐ sonnaib iarnaigib, 3081 . glés . . . do sliprib ┐ do shabaib troma, LB 155a15 . ro dlúthdain- gnighit doirse na cathrach leó do sonnaibh ┐ do sabh[th]aibh, CCath. 1713 . do sabaib (sabhthaibh, v.l.) ┐ do sonnaib, 3590 . araill do na gonnadhaibh . . . do . . . lionadh do clochaibh, . . . do shonnaibh, do sabhaibh (sic leg.), Hugh Roe 298.7 ( 78a ). in sabh sraínti sloigh, St. Ercuil 1205 . Of Eiscir Riada: sab rainne Hérend i ndó, Met. Dinds. iii 282.89 = sabhronna, FM i 104.2 .

(b) fig. of persons support, upholder, champion, leader , etc. (common in poetry): s.¤ ar thrén tacrait dóine, LB 182 m. sup. = Met. Gl. 2.14 . s.¤ cach soabb cach forba | ┐ s.¤ cach comorba, Met. Gl. 3.6 , an inference from use of word in relig. poetry. s.¤ .i. aire nó taisech. No sabh .i. calma, ut est s.¤ duire dremna .i. ro calma e im debaid co hobann, O'Dav. 1433 . sabh .i. tren ut est atát .iiii. sabaidh tuaithe, 1415 = ceitheora sabaid, Laws i 54.7 = saba, v 458.20 . s.¤ .i. sonairt no láidir, O'Cl. rosuidhestar for gach sabaidh sechtmadh díre dia éis, Ériu xiii 20.24 ( O'Dav. 1433 ). s.¤ .i. sonairt, Lec. Gl. 80 . Árón s.¤ sruithe, Fél. Ep. 272 , cf. July 1 (saph, v.l.). s.¤ sóer suidi Phetair, Apr. 12 . in s.¤ sochla sona | ó Óendruimm, June 23 (saph, v.l.). in s.¤ síl Chuinn Chétaig, Nov. 10 (saph, v.l.); cf. Sept. 21 . Folld. by gen.: s.¤ indarbai demnae the champion who banishes demons, Oct. 17 . ba s.¤ indarbai clóine (of St. Patrick), Hy. ii 23 ( Thes. ii 314 ), with gloss .i. ba sonairt. Cf. s.¤ cáid clóithe, Fél. Dec. 14 , where last word may be g s. of vn. boe s.¤ suithe cech dind `strong in knowledge on every eminence', ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). nia nīthach s.¤ `ein streitbarer Fürst', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18.21 . s.¤ catha cech dána, Arch. iii 229.111 . a ndegthóisech engnama . . . ┐ a saph cocrichi fria naimte, TTr.² 1209 , cf. LL 406b18 . Dūnadach . . . | s.¤ catha, Bruchst. i 10 § 14 ( IT iii 37 § 19 ). riasin S.¤ n-Ildanach (of Lug Lámfata), Dinds. 125 ( RC xvi 77 ), prob. a misunderstanding of Samil- dánach (see sam-).

Compds. (in sense (a)) ¤chrann: da craisech . . . cona ndib sabcrannaibh comfata, CCath. 5304 . ¤gal: sūi na sabgaile spear-conflict , Bruchst. i 26 § 58 ( IT iii 94 § 144 ).

2 sab

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n hand, palm (?): s.¤ .i. bas: sab for shionnach .i. bas ar shionnach, O'Cl. , based on: is s.¤ for sinnach attempting to stroke (catch?) a fox (?) (of a hopeless undertaking), Aisl. MC 125.19 (for sad `bitch', Ed. Perh. merely 1 sab).

sabaid

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x see sabbait.

sábáil

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Forms: sábháil

n f.(based on Eng. save) act of saving, delivering : do shabháil an nídh do chúaidh a múgha, Matth. xviii 11 (1827 = tharrachdoin, 1602). do shábháil a thíghe féin, Hebr. xi 7 (1827 = do chum cáomhanta, 1602). slánughadh, glossed sábháil, Donl. 42.5 .

sábáilid

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v (sábáil) saves, delivers : sabháil inn, Matth. viii 25 (1827 = fóir oruinn, 1602). sabheolfa[i]dh urnaighthe an chreidimh an t-othar, Luc. Fid. 243.16 (= salvabit, James v 15 ). muna sabháilaigh Dia féin a anam, ni sabháilaigh aon neach eile é, ZCP iv 454.8 . See sábálta.

? sabal

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n a stick : sabhal . . . .i. maidi, O'C. 2067 ( H. 4.22, 67 ).

saball

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n o (Lat. stabulum) barn : teit i sabull n-arbha, Lism. L. 1914 . im s.¤ i n-aimsir etha, Laws i 124.16 . aith ┐ muilenn ┐ s.¤ aigi, v 32.7 Comm . cat sabaill ┐ muilinn, O'Dav. 422 . tri foghladha (sic leg.) . . . fri sabull ┐ fri háthuib ┐ fri gortuibh, Laws iv 118.22 Comm . tri seoit i lloscad . . . in tsabuill, O'Don. 2279 ( Rawl. B. 506, 25b2 ). co nar facaibset . . . sosad na s.¤ . . . cin loscad, Ann. Conn. 1315.4 . fogal fri . . . muilliu ┐ sabla, O'Don. 2270 ( Rawl. B. 506, 23b ). As n.l.: S.¤ Pátraic Patrick's Barn, mod. Saul, Co. Down: ro chumtaig P. eclas isin inud sin dianad ainm S.¤ P. indíu, LB 26b19 ; cf. Trip.² 377 ff . co Sabull, Thes. ii 319.26 . There was also a church of Armagh called in S.¤ : Ard Macha do loscadh . . . ┐ Damlíag in Stabuill, RC xvii 358.26 (Tig.) (learned spelling). Cendfao- ladh an t[sh]abaill, CS 248.2 (bishop of the Saball in Armagh).

sábálta

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(part. of sábáilid) saved, delivered : as adj. safe : as nídh sabhálta dhíbhse é, Phil. iii 1 (1827 = diongmhálta, 1602).

sabaltair

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n (Lat. sepultura) a (pagan ?) burial ground, necropolis: s.¤ .i. sepultur, id est a sepultura .i. relicc duinebaith .i. magh mor anádnactís génti, Corm. 40 = sobaltoir, Corm. Y 1166 .

sabar

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n .i. suil, Goid. 75 ( Dúil Laithne 7 ).

sabbait

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Forms: sabbóit, sapóit

n i,f. (O.Ir. gender uncertain, cf. Thurn. Gramm. § 302 ). (Lat. sabbatum). Mid.Ir. sabbóit, sapóit perh. due to analogy of trindóit and similar formations. The Sabbath. In relig. lit. applied to the 7th day of the week, the Jewish Sabbath (opp. to Domnach Sunday): saboit .i. satharn noco táinic núfiadnaise saboit, ┐ sabbatum Domini o sin gusaníu .i. laithi comdheta no domnachta, O'Dav. 1409 . i llaithiu sabbait, Ml. 57d13 . isna sabbotib saeraib, SR 4573 . forsint sabbait i fetarlaic, Mon. Tall. 156.15 , cf. i sabbota ┐ in dominico , .18 (Latinised form?). nachib berar . . . inna llíthu ┐ a ssapati, Wb. 27a24 . sapoit ┐ nú-esca ┐ imdibe, PH 1686 . iarsin sapoit, 2956 . bói [Dia] hi tost isin tshaboit, 7367 . dia seaboid, BB 22b4 = dia Satharnn, 22a49 . in fescor Sabóti, PH 3449 . michoimétaid ar sapóti-ne, 2587 . tancatar crícha na sabóti ┐ tossach in dom- naig, LB 33b29 ( Thr. Hom. 120.z ). i ló na Sabbóite = in die sabbati, TSh. 4126 . is sabóid don Tighearna an lá a niugh, Exod. xvi 25 . coimhéadfuidhe mó shábóidigh, Lev. xix 30 . Exceptionally of Sunday: saboít Maic Dé ní craidhea, Ériu ii 228.7 . a dtaobh na sabóideadh, Donl. 124.23 .