scaíthre

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n (scaí) crowd, flock : scaoithre bhairrfhíona chailce na gcocán ngrian, Keat. Poems 547 .

scaitib

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x see under scata.

scal

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x see 2 scol.

1 scál

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n o,n. See Ped. i 76 , O'Brien, Ériu xi 89 f. , Celtica vi 118 . supernatural or superhuman being, phantom, giant, hero. Later also man, human being (espec. in B. na f.; see also banscál, ferscál): ascath .i. scāl, unde ascata .i. lāechda. Nō scālda ar ūathmaire an laoich amhail scāth, Corm. Y 21 . `sgal' láoch (scál, v.l.), Met. Gl. 15 § 32 . `sgal' ┐ `arg' . . . | sen anmann na bhfer, 13 § 24 . sgal .i. fear, O'Cl. sgal .i. láoch, ib. scal .i. fear, Lec. Gl. M 101 . conaccatar a s.¤ fadeissin isin taig, ZCP xiii 373.7 (Baile in Scáil). nimda s.¤-sa ┐ nimda aurdrach . . . is de hsīl Ādaim [dom], 11 . scal find (of a hero), LL 311b15 , `ein leuch- tendes Phantom', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 23 § 1 . C. . . . in s.¤ sciathach, LL 45a25 ( RC xxxvi 262 ). co faca in s.¤ . . . chuci, LU 8534 ( FB 39 ). immácomarnaic dó ┐ don s.¤ , 8547 ( FB 40 ). co n-acca ní: in s.¤ mór am' dóchumm `a mighty phantom', Aisl. MC 71.15 . dom mac neimnech . . . scal fri scalaibh sgelmhaine sgal sgolaidhe, LL 385c33 ( Measgra M. Uí Chléirigh 206.43 ). gabais E. scot na scal | os chlaind N. co nefnar, LL 3b24 . marb I. i Scelc na s.¤ , 16a28 . cland in merscáil móir (i.e. Míl), ZCP xiii 364.2 . ? airddithir a scíath ri s.¤ | sithithir a lam ri lae, LL 44b29 = 380b38 .

In B. na f.: do [ḟ]racc (.i. do ben) a scáil (.i. a fir), LU 437 ( ACC 1 Comm ). ēccusc an scāil (.i. fer), ZCP v 484.1 .

In nn. loc.: a nGlinn in Scail, Tromd. Guaire 403.428 . Medb Maige in Scáil, TBC 3228 = TBC² 2409 .

Compds. ¤baile, alternative title of the text Baile in Scáil ( ZCP xiii 372 ff . ): ro scríbad issin s., LL 132a48 . ¤ḟer giant : co n-acca in scáilfer mór ina dochum, LU 8515 ( FB 37 ). co n-acamar in s. mór . . . chucaind aníar `a great hero', Ériu iv 138.24 .

2 scál

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n (ON skáli, Bidrag 34 - 5 ): aga falach a scallaibh bheaca = in modicis cellulis (of the Fathers of the Church), ITS xxix 194.15 .

Compd. ¤both: do loiscid a lisbruidhne . . . ┐ do scáilit a scálbotha huts , Caithr. Thoirdh. 82.24 . See scálán. ? Cf. scolboth.

scála

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Forms: scala, scáluidhe, scáladha

n (Mid. Eng. loan-word, Bidrag 125 ) bowl, cup : scala gl. cratera, Ir. Gl. 106 . sgalu ime, O'C. 183 ( H. 3.18, 99 ) = easc a laimi (leg. scala imi?), Laws v 40.17 Comm . sgala do linn lemhnachta, Tromd. Guaire 400 . do chamsgáladhuibh praisge ┐ anbhruithe, PCT 265 . do dhéana tú . . . a scálui `bowls', Exod. xxv 29 . scáluidhe, 31 . scáladha `bowls', Jerem. lii 18 .

In pl. scales, balance (cf. Eng. wd.): scáluidhe comhthroma, Levit. xix 36 . scáladha ┐ cómhthruim chearta, Prov. xvi 11 .

scálán

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n [o, m.] (2 scál) hut, bothy, tent : tōgadar paliuin, botha, ┐ sgālāin ann, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 29.6 . sgartar re cēli a cnāmha | mar tógaibter sgālāna, ZCP xii 389.24 . do-rinnedar . . . scālāna arda, ML² 1070 . suidheochuid na lebhítígh a scáláin fa gcuairt, Num. i 53 . See bélscálán.

scálda

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adj (1 scál) gigantic, terrible : ascata .i. lāechda; nō scālda ar ūathmaire an laoich amhail scāth, Corm. Y 21 = scalta, Corm. 1 .

scalgarnach

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n (2 scol) singing, warbling (of the blackbird): sgalgarnach luin Leitreach Laoí, Duan. Finn ii 204.19 = sgaltarnach. Oss. iv 4.3 .

scall

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scallac

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n [f. ?] piece, fragment : ro chuir s.¤ mhōr don arān . . . ina bēl, Ir. Texts i 43.26 . cor' bris in charrac cen cheól | fer clis na s.¤ scíth-eól `of the weariful crags' (but perh. ref. to L.'s office of `rannaire'), Met. Dinds. iv 218.z . ? bebaid scoilicc 'he will perish from a morsel of food' The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 82 § 4 (Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig) (or might be a placename). See sceillec.