saigin

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Forms: soigin, soichin

n later soigin, soichin f. vn. of 1 saigid (cf. 2 saigid). IGT Decl. § 150 . Verbs § 91 .

(a) going, advancing, attacking : ro buí oc soigin co Temraig, BDD² 236 = oc saigid do Th., BDD 25 (LU). soighin ar echtra to go on a journey, O'Gr. Cat. 451.9 . With gen. of destination or aim, usually in phr. do sh.¤ = do shaigid to- wards: mar thríallfuid | do shoighin Chláir . . . Ír, Sc. G. St. iv 142 § 17 . rodhirighset radarca a roscc . . . do saighin a mbidbad, CCath. 5556 . tet . . . C. dia saichin siumh, BNnÉ 302 § 10 . táncatar . . . do shaidin na cléirech, SG 77.12 . tancatar . . . a (leg. do?) soichin Tuirrn, Aen. 1766 . do chunn- cadur in curach da soighin approaching them, KMMisc. 317.30 . soighin sídh a seeking of peace, Aithd. D. 64.11 . s.¤ tar síth attacking in violation of a peace, ML² 1416 .

(b) with prep. FOR (AR) attempting, aiming at, oft. in hostile sense attacking : nir lamthai buain riu no soichin forro, Celt. Rev. i 216.16 . soighin orra níorbh í ar dtoil it was not my wish to attack them, Content. xxi 2 . each ag soighin ar a srían pulling at the bridle (?), IGT Decl. ex. 2017 . s.¤ buirb ar baoth- mhacaib, ML² 1731 .

(c) with FOR and gen. seeking from; inflicting on: ac saithin a medar . . . ar in ṅgilla `were directing their exclamations . . . towards the lad', TTebe 3239 . tré shoighin n-éagcóir orruinn, Content. xxi 2 . gan comhradh do shoighin ar Suibhne not to attempt to speak to S., Buile S. 60.13 . soighin comhra[i]dh annso ó Thadhg Mac D. ar Aodh Ó D., Content. 177.3 ( Introd. to xvii ). ro chuirsiot . . . saighin iomruacctha for mhuintir Í Domhnaill, FM v 1430.11 . dobhertsat . . . saighin iomruaicthi for marcsloigh na ngall, vi 2030.1 . do bherat saighin n-ughra for aroile, 2212.6 . doberatt soighin n-ughra for (sic leg.) aroile, Hugh Roe 252.17 (67a) . Cf. soighin gráidh an impulse of affection (?), Ir. Syll. P. 68 § 10 .

? saignech

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adj o, ā, it fer saignéch su, TBC 1145 ; ein netter Mann, Wind., suggesting etym. so-gnéach; cf. saighneach `com- panionable, affable' O'R. ? gidh soighneach siansa [ó] a haoibhill (of an arrow), DDána 78.4 (`though fierce the intent of its heat', Ir. Monthly 1927, 190 ). See saignesach.

saignén

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Forms: soignén

n o,m. (? saigin) later soignén, IGT Decl. § 35 (83.z.) .

(a) flash of lightning; lightning : ind saigneáin, gl. fulmina, Ml. 40d8 . gaeth ┐ flechad ┐ torann ┐ saignen, Ir. Texts i 16 § 48 . etrochta in aingil amal s.¤ , PH 3378 . i ṅdeilb etroicht in tshóignén, 3379 . co n-erbailt . . . iarna beim o s.¤ , BB 45b24 . triar do losgadh do thenidh saighnén, TFrag. 150.1 . torunn no tene saignen, Laws iv 94.6 Comm . na caera tened ┐ na sóignena, PH 7263 . soignen tened do toitem do nem, Ann. Conn. 1308.10 . saighnéan teintidhe do thuitim ó neamh, Keat. ii 6400 . do marbhadh L. lé saighnéan teinntighe, iii 591 . saighnen taithneamhach tentidhe, CCath. 361 . saighnéin lonna loisgeacha, DDána 73.2 . is lia toirneac ┐ teinnteach ┐ soighnein isin earrach, Ir. Astr. Tr. 152.20 . soighnéan ar dtoirléimnigh, Hackett xxxix 62 . co crothait [na renna] le nert na soighnén, RC xxiv 378.30 . ro ergetar na caera tened ┐ na sóignena asin aeor, PH 7263 . oidhche shoighnéan, DDána 110.9 . prov. bud teine fri soighnen (a futile attempt), ZCP x 286.24 . masad cumachtaig ar saignenaib `thunder- bolts', TTebe 4261 .

(b) flash of light in general; sudden blast: do bhí [Pól] dall on tsoighnéin do buaileadh air, Eochairsg. 85.2 . co ḟaictís na dóíne na sáignena oc ergi de, Todd Lect. vi 67.3 . co faictis saigneana . . . ar cach leith (of the flashes emitted by weapons), Cog. 180.23 . dochuaidh uad iarsin ina luathshaidhnen, BB 476a4 . biaidh críoch Bhóinne 'na bróin shaighnéan a mass of flame, TD 16.57 . do ling . . . soighnéan do ghaoith . . . ón bhfásach blast, TSh. 2501 .

Compd. ¤lí: a ghnúis shaor mar shoighnéinlí bright as the lightning, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 162.2 .

saignénach

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n [ā,f.] (saignén) flashes (coll.): int saignēnach ┐ ind n-āiblech tened, TBC² 3123 . re saighnénaigh na gréine, CCath. 1261 (saigneanradh, v.l.).

saignénrad

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n [ā,f.] (saignén) flashes, lightning (coll.): atchondairc iarsin in shaighnēnrath ┐ in mbreisimnich, TBC² 3114 . o'tcondcator dellraid ┐ saighnénraid na gréne, CCath. 1924 . isin aimsir ba soilsi a saighnenrad, 3922 (of the sun); cf. 1261 v.l.

saignénta

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adj io, iā (saignén) resembling lightning; bright, flashing : srenngemnech sce[n]mda saignenda na nell, Cog. 178.22 . Freq. of spears: co slip[adh]cainnledh . . . solusta saignentae fortae, CCath. 5302 . cona cennoip solsib saignenta forru, 4940 . do slegaib . . . soignenta, MR 224.2 . Of persons: fer rigda . . . solusta saignenta, TTebe 958 . séideadh soighnéanta na sainnte, TSh. 2072 . adv. leigis d'indsaige an pupaill go soighnenta an sleig as quick as a flash, Celt. Rev. iv 112.10 .

saignes

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Forms: soighneas

n o,m. (so + aignes ?) humour, satire : saighneas nach aidhmhilleann réad uim neach, Ó Bruad. ii 204.y . saighneas do chuir Dáibhith ó Bruadair ar dhís do shagartaibh maithe `satire', 216.16 . cúis an tsaighnise, ib. note b . soighneas `pleasure, delight', O'R.

saignesach

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adj o, ā (saignes?): at fer s.¤ -su lista, TBC 1206 (Ibar the charioteer to Cú Ch.); `ein netter Mann', Wind. Cf. saignech.

? saignithir

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v in grian . . . ic asgnam re seoluchtachaib saignithir suas, MR 112.12 .

saigtech

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n o,m. (saiget) archer : ri suachintecht na s.¤ for saiget- bolggaib, LL 239a44 ( TTr. 1669 ). mili saegdech, TTebe 2656 (= mille sagittiferos, Theb. vii 254 ).

saigteóir

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Forms: saigdiú(i)r, soighdeóir

n i,m. (saiget, cf. Lat. sagittarius) in late Mid. and Mod.Ir. saigdiú(i)r. soighdeóir m. (g s. -eóir, -eóra, -eórach; n p. -eóire, -eóraigh), IGT Decl. § 50.10 . dona soighdibh, soighdeóir uadh, Introd. § 123 .

(a) archer, bowman : Gilla P. . . . do marbadh le saighdeoir Connachtach, AU 1243 (ii 302.9) . sruit[h]leccadh da saig- deoraib ┐ da n-occmiledhaiph, CCath. 5707 . síned bar soigh- deoraigh a srenga `let your archers strain their bowstrings', Caithr. Thoirdh. 106.18 . do bhí 'na soighdíur (of Esau), Gen. xxi 20 . feacadh an soighdeóir a bhogha, Jerem. li 3 . do thimchiolladar a shaigheadóirigh mé, Job xvi 13 . soighdeoir na hannsa (Cupid), DDána 78.6 .

(b) soldier in general, prob. influenced by Eng. soldier: da chath doib etir ridire ┐ saighdeóir (of Eng. soldiery), RC xviii 278.18 (Tig.) = go n-iolar ridireadh ┐ saighdeoraibh, FM ii 1176.1 . saigdiūiridhe, Fl. Earls 74.20 . saighdeoireda, Parrth. Anma 429.6 . na soigdeire, Rel. Celt. ii 198.35 . faoi breithemh- nus na soighdeóire, ib. 198.z . lé cois tshaighdiúir, TD 22.17 . caiptíne ┐ saighdiuiridhe, Keat. ii 5081 . ar lāin-fheabhus sensaigdiūir in domain `one of the most excellent soldiers in the world', Fl. Earls 94.13 . mar shoighdiúr mhaith Dhiósa Críosd, 2 Tim. ii 3 . a bhfarradh shoighdiúir dho choimhéudfadh hé, Acts xxviii 16 .

Cf. saigtiúirthe.