scemdacht

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n (scemda) = scemgal: roghabh tra scemhdhacht ┐ leadarthaighe chon he ina gaiscedh in la-sin `the howling and rending of a hound possessed him', Lism. L. 3185 .

scemgaire

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n (scem+gaire) = scemgal: iomdha...| sgeamh- ghuire ghlas lámh san lios creaking of fetters , LBranach 4401 . sgeamhghaire chéacht re taoibh dtrácht, Magauran 1662 .

scemgal

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n [ā,f.] (scem)

(a) clashing, clanging, jarring (of weapons, etc.): s.¤ inna laigne lethanglas ┐ na claideb crúadgér, TFerbe 332 . sgemghail na sleg, TFrag. 122.9 . s.¤ tenn ar na toga | fogni Sreng is Aengoba `a well-contested fight of clashing weapons', Ériu viii 52.29 . s.¤ na scíath, LL 237a42 ( TTr. 1511 ). s.¤ na sculmairi ica scoltad, LL 236a10 (1414). sgeamhghal sgine re sgrios práis scraping, Measgra D. 5.37 .

(b) of the cry of various animals: sceamgal na muc grunting, Feis TC 277 . is binn le cat an sgeāmhghail | do-ní a mháthair is a athair caterwauling, Measgra D. 12.21 . as tuirseach ataimsi aniogh . . . ┐ sgeamhghal na ngarlach . . . dom bhuaidhreadh, 23 K 42, 340 marg. inf.

scén

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Forms: sceóin, sc(r)éoin

n o d s sceóin, Met. Dinds. iv 212.22 (metri gratia?), sc(r)éoin, TBC 3824 . IGT Decl. § 61 . fright, terror, panic : cuiris s.¤ fo búaib Lagen, LL 308a12 ( RC xiii 114.2 , SG 388.27 ). do chor scéoin for gregib hErenn, LL 302a24 ( RC xiii 68.z , SG 375.18 ). notheichdís a s.¤ ┐ a fuascur reime, Fél.² clxxix 39 . tiaghait da mhac Briain hi s.¤ hi ccenn mec B. `in dismay', FM iv 1018.15 . dochuaidh . . . suas ar an gcrann mar chat i scéan `like a frightened cat', E. O'Rahilly xliii 16 ( ITS iii 262 ).

1 scenach

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Forms: sgeanach

n [o, n.] (scían) sgeanach m., IGT Decl. § 55 (109.6) , cf. Introd. p. 33 . See ZCP xiii 192 . piece, portion, slice, morsel : adchonnairc C. sgenach saille ┐ sgenach carinedh ag teibirsin aiste `slice', RC xxix 220.12 . tabar sgeanach (?) findroip dó, YBL 324b45 = tabhair sgenach findraip dó `a handful ', FM ii 786.2 = sgeanadh, CS 256.18 . noí sgenaghi cruinni do mhecon rágum `nine round sprigs of horse raddish', O'Don. Gramm. 381.26 . s.¤ saille ina bheóla, Brussels MS. 2324 fo. 48b (Plummer MS. notes). doníter scenuide becca da féoil, Maund. 171 . tógán . . . | tig fo bholadh in sgenaigh (a cooking joint of meat), Duan. Finn i 33 § 6 . do gerr se i n-a scenchaibh é, Smaointe B. Chr. 3237 . Med.: urina in qua frustra apparent . . . .i. an fual iona bhfaictear sgeanaighe beaga, 23 K 42, 129.20 .

2 scenach

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adj o, ā (scían) see IGT Introd. p. 33 . fierce, dangerous (lit. armed with a knife): gaisgedhaig sciathaigh sgenaigh, Ir. Texts iv 36 § 3 .

scénaid

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v (scén) takes fright, shies (of horses): do scéanadar capaill an Phárlaimint ionnus nár fhágbhadar srathar gan stolladh, E. O'Rahilly lii 84 ( ITS iii 290.17 ).

scenamdecht

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x see scenmdacht.

scenb

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n [o, n.?], meaning uncertain. See Sc.M.² pp. 29-30 . Perh. point, spike, thorn, fig. pang, smart (see Met. Dinds. iv 427 ): trí s.¤ Hérenn: Tulach na nEpscop, Ached Déo, Duma mBúirig difficult points to attack (?), Triads 106 ; but note the gloss: sceinbh .i. ionadha baoghlacha dochum sceinm do chur i neach nó ionada sccunamhla, p. 38 . As n.pr.: S.¤ ┐ Rand ┐ Fodail (names of the three stewards of Ailill and Medb), TBC² 2833 . Perh. also in: do-ber sccenb sccuile, badh dan do (leg. dán dó?) guide ban ┐ ingen `ich werde Scenb Scuile bringen; dessen Kunst wird sein (?), um Frauen und Mädchen zu freien', ZCP xiii 268.10 (`Möglicherweise: ich werde eine Schulspaltung (Disputazion) veranstalten; das wird dann zum Freien um F. u. M. sein', note). In follg. exx. perh. an adj., but could also be subst. (in g p. where a noun precedes): s.¤ in scél roscaíled ann `thorny the tale', Met. Dinds. iv 192.5 = Sc.M² 24b . atubairt Scáthach go s.¤ | a athesc ruanaid roderb, TBC 4106 . With scíath perh. ref. to points or bosses on shields (see scenbda): gabais faīnbrat tar scīath s.¤ , Sc.M² 21 h (see note). tricha sciath scellbuide s.¤ , Fen. 366.11 .

Compds. ¤gér sharp, prickly : sgeachóra scíach scenbhgére, Buile S. 116.20 . ¤lond: in n-úir scenbluind Scellicc in the rough sharp soil of S. (?), Ériu iv 138.2 .

scenbaide

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scenbda, scenmda

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adj. of uncertain meaning. Freq. as epithet of a shield. Hence prob. deriv. of scenb having spikes, bosses (see under scenb); but in some exx. perh. lively, active, fierce under influence of sceinm: atbiur fom scíath scenbda . . . | nach fuiciub in mag, RC xiv 404.23 . ainm cech scéith scenbda, Met. Dinds. iii 274.61 . deich cét . . . scíath scenmdha, ZCP xiii 12.8 . suairc in sét in sciath scenmda | gráin céd ar a tigerna, SG 138.9 = Acall. 1989 . isiad so na sgéith sgeanmdha | le líontar magh Míneamhna, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 95.37 . seol seachuinn . . . | do bhroinigh sgeanmdha sgiath mbreac `terrible', Studies 1948, 320 § 26 . Also associated with scíath in: do erigh co scenbdha sciathurlamh, TBC p. 651 n. 3 . congbais a sciath co sceanmda `defended his shield at the spear's point', Met. Dinds. iii 360.57 . bró sgeanmdha sgiath réall- tonnach, Aithd. D. 16.37 . Not associated with scíath in: ó m-bruidnib fa scenmda scol, Hy Fiachr. 242.y . do bhiodhg co scenmdha lesin scél sin, ITS v 182.18 . Note also: a fhern . . . | nidat cuma sceó sceanbaidhi `prickling', Buile S. 64.11 .