samain

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Forms: samna, samnae, samhain

n f. g s. usually samna (i-stem); but samnae, AU i 254.3 may indicate ī- stem, see Ó Máille, Language of AU p. 144 . samhain f., IGT Decl. § 10 (53.1) . See Ped. ii 56 .

The first of November, the festival held on that date, in relig. contexts All Saints' Day, All Hallows.

(a) slúaig Helair . . . | sóerait s.¤ síanaig, Fél. Nov. 1 ; samuin [.i.] samfuin .i. bas in tsamraid, Fél.² clxvi . samhain .i. samhfhuin .i. fuin an tsamhraidh; fuin .i. criochnughadh, O'Cl. o shamuin, edhón sam-fuin .i. fuin an tsamraid ann. Ar is dé (= dí) roinn nobid for an mpliadain and .i. in samrad (sic leg.) o beltine co samfuin ┐ in gemred o samfuin co beltine. Nó samsun .i. sam-suan .i. is ann sin feraid sam suana, ZCP iii 245 § 55 (Tochm. Em.). ón lúan iar s.¤ . . . cosin cétain iar n-imolg, TBC² 1821 = on lúan re s.¤ , TBC 2472 . ar badair oslaicte sidha Erenn im s.¤ do gres, air ni feta diamair dia samna do gres for sidaib, RC v 202.16 . cuired Samna ar fhóir Emna, Ir. Texts ii 64 § 7 . ó thá samhain go samhrodh (the usual time for visiting), TD 9.14 . on tsamhfuin . . . go féil Brénainn, FM v 1540.y . a gabhail gacha samhna `every hallow tide', BNnÉ 252 § 207 .

(b) explicitly of the festival of S.: co ndernad feiss na Samna la Conchobar i nEmain Macha, MU² 30 . oc ferthain óenaig na samna, LU 3224 ( SC 1 ). conid de sin atát na trenae samna sechnón na hErend, 3227 ( SC 1 ). Of the festival held at Tara: do chathim fessi Temrach ar cech s.¤ , 4210 . fes Temra cecha samna . . . ┐ óenach Tailten cech lúgnasaid, 4211 , cf. IT iii 198 § 55 .

(c) with prec. adaig, día, lá: co mbad i n-aidchi samna no írrtha orgain Brudne, ┐ conid din tendáil út lentar tendal samna o sin co sudiu, BDD 69 . cech fer do Ultaib na tair- cébad aidchi samna dochum nEmna, Ériu iv 26 § 14 . atbail . . . Moingfinn aidche samna; . . . conid de do garar féil Moingfinne frisin s.¤ ocon daescarshluag, ár ba chumachtach side ┐ bantuathaid . . . conid de cuindgit mná ┐ daescarsluag itcheda aidchi samna fuirri, SG 332.6 - 10 . adhaigh Samhna, Aithd. D. 26.22 . die samnae, AU i 254.3 . día Samna, Sc. M² 24e . tri lá ría samfuin . . . ┐ lathe na samna feisne, LU 3223 ( SC 1 ). ticedh co Temhraig i líthlaithi na samhna gacha bliadhna, Acall. 1666 . lá Samhna, Aithd. D. 11.12 .

(d) legal: im telguin in brog-feoir don senbaili im S.¤ , Laws i 132.15 Comm . (see telcud). As date used in assessing age and therefore value of animals: in da scripull cetna air o berther e cus in samuin is nesa `from its birth till the next November ensuing' (a cow), Laws ii 240.14 Comm . in banb samna the b. born (due for payment?) at s., O'Dav. 978 . trí scripaill ar in mboin ó s.¤ imach cus in mbelltainni is nesa, O'Don. 932 ( H. 3.17, 658b ).

In n.pr. Maelsamna comarba Cainnigh, AU i 484.14 = Maolsamhna, CS 220.2 .

samairle

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n m. cub, whelp. As pejorative of persons: samhair- lighe pláis, Tribes of Irel. 66.6 . suairle caile, ZCP v 211.241 (Midn. Court), s.¤ caillighe, v.l. As n.pr. (Sc.): Somairle Ane- loigh mac Aenghusa Mic Domnaill, AU iii 466.z . Somhairle Mac Giollabrighde, rí Innsi Gall, FM ii 920.7 .

samaisc

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Forms: samṡeisc, samaisce

n f. heifer . See RC vii 36 - 7 , KZ xxviii 290 . Spelling samṡeisc suggests deriv. from 1 sam+sesc `summer-dry', adopted by Meyer, ZCP vii 509 § 11 , Thurn. ZCP xiv 341 , Binchy, Críth Gabl. p. 106 .

(a) i rriocht samhaisci finne óderge, TBC 2293 = i rricht samaisce maíle, LU 6212 . is cáin . . . in tsh.¤ , IT i 72.15 . dlegtair . . . samaisci móra bale na bít tairb, 16 . cóica samaisci, TBC 93 . in Dond Cualnge . . . ┐ cóica samṡeisci immi de samascib, 1489 . coica samaisce leis dia shamascib, 1528 . cárna samaisci, TBFr. 250 . dia n-airbera samuisci cona huilib iardaigib .i. mane esadar samuisc, O'Dav. 1092 . ii s.¤, iii samaisce , Auraic. 5764 (bó-ogam).

(b) as unit of value (see ZCP xiv 341 , xv 256 ): s.¤ i llethbeirt `two year old heifer' (Gloss.), Críth Gabl. 212 , see p. 106 . ite a ḟeich .i. cetheora samaisce, LB 204b57 = cetheoir samaisci, Anecd. iii 22.14 . Usually equated with sét: tri seoit .i. tri samaisci, Laws i 186.17 Comm . for cuic setaib, v 388.19 .i. cuic samhaisce, 23 Comm . But note: cuic seoit, d'a tecait da ba ┐ s.¤ , 486.5 Comm . See sét.

samalta

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verbal of nesess. of 2 samlaid to be likened to, com- parable to, like .

(a) with FRI: s.¤ leam fri hōrsnath . . . nō re buidi mbech . . . cach ōenḟinda don [ḟ]ult sin I would compare . . . to . . ., TBC² 2566 . ba s.¤ ra sebacc . . . na ra tetag n-allaid . . . da ech Conculaind, TBC 3381 . cunid s.¤ ra cír ṁbethi . . . glantaitnem a fhuilt, MU² 585 . s.¤ ra corcair lossa liac . . . a gnúis, 588 . ba s.¤ fri herball fiadeich in mong, RC xxiv 196.16 . ba s.¤ fri deread shnechta i claidib cach n-alt . . . di, 198.z . commá samaltá ré céol aingel gach urlabra, 384.20 . nír ṡúail ní ris bud ṡ.¤ leiss acht mar bad hí in ḟirmiment do thuitted he could not compare it with anything small, TBC 5026 . ba s.¤ re Meidb na beth penning a selba lé it seemed to M., 83 . gur ba samhalta uaitheadha iorghaile . . . na nUlltach . . . ré doire, CRR² 29 (86.5) . samhalta . . . fri dā lēige a fod its length was about two leagues, Fl. Earls 84.1 , cf. 250.15 . With inverted comparison: béal ren samhalta snuadh subh, TD 27.42 . gnúis gheal re samhalta sneachta, PBocht 9.13 . With DO: samalta d'adhbar airdríogh, Duan. Finn ii 78.12 .

(b) with OCUS: combo s.¤ ┐ snáth óirṡnáith cach finna, TBC 2716 (fri horsnath, v.l.) = comba s.¤ ┐ snāth ōir, TBC² 2027 . coma s.¤ i[n] nuall sin ┐ tulborb fogragud na cruinni, TTebe 1284 .

(c) with clause: ba s.¤ combo hí in muir tísad dar múraib it seemed as if, MU² 498 . ba samulta na taidled in talmain ar a luas dorethad he seemed not to touch the ground, TTebe 2463 . ba s.¤ . . . co tuiced in t-ech a n-erbairt-sium ria, 3497 . badh samhalta go bhfrais-diubhraicdís . . . mion-chlocha na maighi, CRR² 23 (74.26) .

samar

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n (1 sam+ar ploughing?) name of a summer food-rent: s.¤ .i. biadh samraith, O'C. 876 ( H. 3.18, 393a ).

sámas

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n o,m. (sám) pleasure, delight : fri sámus slaind `a name full of pleasantness', Met. Dinds. iii 332.31 . d'easba bidh ná ró shámhais, Oss. iii 252.27 . diúltadh go hiomlán . . . do shámhus na colna, Donl. 146.21 . taithneamh nó sámhas, 94.11 .

sámchaire

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n [,f.] (sámchar) peace, restfulness : ro bhái sídh ┐ samhchaire ┐ cáinchomhrádh . . . ag cach duine . . . diarailiu ina ḟlaith, Cóir Anm. 78 . ar mét in tsída ┐ in[na] samcairi (in samcuirie, MS.) ┐ in chaincomraic, Bodl. Dinds. § 1 ( Folklore iii 470 ). ? Cf. sám fri sídaib sám-chuire, Met. Dinds. iii 224.16 .

sámchar

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adj o, ā (sám+car) restful, peaceful : co subach samchar sithchanda, LL 227a34 ( TTr. 743 ).

samchásc

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x see 1 sam compds.

samda

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adj [io, iā] (1 sam) summer-like : Silend, na ba s.¤ (: adba) `who was not summer-fed, i.e. her lake was dry in summer' (Corr.), Met. Dinds. iii 376.15 (of Turloch Silinde, see turloch).

sámda

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adj [io, iā] (sám) easeful, peaceful : suan samdha, Anecd. i 69 § 169 . in Mórrígan mórda, | ba slógdírmach s.¤ `whose pleasure was in mustered hosts', Met. Dinds. iv 198.36 . in find slúagda s.¤ (: bágda) `easeful', 210.z .