scotae

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adj io, iā (1 scoth): s.¤ gl. uiolarium, Sg. 35b1 .

1 scoth

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Forms: sgoth, sgath

n ā,f. sgoth, sgath, IGT Decl. § 39 (91.14) .

(a) flower, blossom : s.¤ gl. uiola, Thes. ii 361 v 38 . scotha gl. uiollas, 360 ii 47 (Glosses on Philargyrius). an fogebed in gilla di scothaib, Trip.² 365 .i. bolamaraib, Arch. iii 14 § 22 . na tri bairr for Erind .i. barr días ┐ barr s.¤ ┐ barr messa, LU 7018 = BDD² 610 . bolad tíri láin do milscothaib honeyed flowers, Rawl. B 512, 69d (cited Plummer MS. notes). ? scoith (scot, v.l.) aglind glass froech, IT iii 14 § 30 . is cosmail fri mbrechtrad s.¤ for magh, O'Dav. 1435 . tocbaid [in]a laim s.¤ chorcra, Fél.² xxxii 13 . scotha buide, Laws iv 278.y Comm . do bhláth na sgath fa fhód Aighne | bróg ar dhath na druimne, IGT Decl. ex. 1391 . do gebhthí bheós a lán fíona is na sgothaibh ísin, FM i 52.2 . conus aicet in scoith ndífhreccra ndímhóir chuca dind comhartha tíre tairngire . . . d'iarraidh tíre na scoithi, BNnÉ 96 § 1 `eine gewaltige Blume', ZCP x 409.z . Cf. V.SS. Hib. I xli , clxxxiii , 63.24 . With follg. gen.: scotha fína inna fhlaith | co fásctís i llestraib glaine blooms of the vine (or choice wine as in (d)?), LL 18b23 . sgotha fíona `wine-flowers', Content. xxx 11 . a sgaith fhīneamhna (sic leg.) a hór glan, Ériu ix 167 § 42 . már líonus scoth mara a ccúan 'as sea-weed (?) fills up a harbour' Ériu xxi 116 § 2 . Note also: am sgath chríon aimrid `I am a withered, barren flower', Aithd. D. 51.11 .

(b) of the hair of the head lock, tress, tuft : ri cul na sgath (of a chief), Ir. Texts iv 117 § 34 . d'ionnsaighe Chuinn ciabh na sgath `thick-tressed', Content. xviii 81 . le céibh na sgath `by the flowing-haired hero', Aithd. D. 6.46 . barr cuachthrom na gcéd sgath, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 209.23 . Note also: do chuireadh gach scoith fhada úrluachra . . . ar leith ┐ an luachair ghearr don leith oile `each long wisp of fresh rushes', Keat. ii 4715 .

(c) as complimentary epithet hero, noble one, scion : innisim sgéal do sgoith Teamhra, TD 25.22 . tre sgaith nEachdhroma, Aithd. D. 10.28 . molta sgath Breagh `the scion of B. is to be praised', Ériu v 60.119 . sgotha cumhra Clann U., TD 22a.18 . le scathaib shluaig Erne, Ir. Texts ii 22 § 3 . ar sgothaibh Eorpa uile, Misc. Celt. Soc. 378.23 . ? forfess Fer Falgae . . . iss isidi foilsigti do Oultaib . . . dia tubart ind héungrip in scoith (scoth, v.l.) milide doib, ZCP viii 564.6 .

(d) flower, pick, choice, best part : sgath méirgheal mná (Mary), PBocht 2.12 . sgoth mhuirne, TD 15.12 . sgath an dána, 31.16 . s.¤ toirbhert `the primest of all largesse', O'Gr. Cat. 475.15 . caithidh . . . | ó so amach deasga an domhain | a sgath feasda fuarobhair the best of it is now over, Dán Dé xvii 14 . sgoth m'ealathna (sic leg.), Content. x 23 n . do-rat dó . . . | sgaith a heóil 'sa hionmhuine, Studies 1923, 422 § 4 . do roghain gacha bídh ┐ do sgoith gacha leanna, RC xiv 30.14 . a scoith a naóise, 1 Sam. ii 33 .

As n.pr.: filiam regis Brittonum, id est S.¤ Noe, Trip. 334.26 .

Compds.

(a) with nouns: ? ¤ar: oc Cill scothair Scīre of flowering fields (?), Arch. Hib. ii 93 § 13 . ¤dos: aradhna . . . go sgoth-dhossaibh . . . for a gcennoip `tassels', Fl. Earls 252.30 . ¤gort flowering field: go sgothghort Temhra, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 179.196 . ¤muine flowering copse: ba sgáth gach sgoth-mhuine, ML 142.12 . ¤níam: s. fhuilt ógfhind imglain `flower-like the sheen of his locks', Ériu iv 92 § 6 . As n.pr.: Caoimheall ┐ Scoithniamh a n-anmanna na n-inghean, ML 42.27 . ? meldait sluaíg s., TBC 1515 (but note scoitnia, St., scoithnia, TBC² 850 , scoith nía, LU 5326 ).

(b) with adjj.: ¤fhinn fair-flowered : i gcrích sgaithfhinn na ngort ngeal, Aithd. D. 53.4 . ¤geal = prec.: gréas badh sgoithghile sgiamhadh (of a poem), DDána 73.31 . ¤mín: tulach sgaithmhín Dá Thí the smooth, flowery hill, DDána 93. 36 . ¤níamda shining like a flower: a ghrian sgoithniamhdha sgiamhach (of a person), TD 33.8 .

2 scoth

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n [ā,f.] point, edge (of weapon, etc.): turnamh ar sgoith trí dtairngeadh on the points of three nails, Aithd. D. 88.4 . sgath i mbéal oirbhire an ógh `a sharp point (?) against all harm', 95.4 . ceathra míle . . . | do leag sgoth a fhaobhar uile | roth nar chaomhan duine dhíobh `were laid low by the edge of its blades' (story of St. Catherine), PBocht 18.27 . Of thorns, spines in a hedge: ? noco teit in ní scuchas na scota trit ar dluithi (etymol. gloss on scuithe), Laws iv 112.26 Comm . imthecht tri sgathaibh sgiach `through thorny thickets', Études Celt. i 85.22 . sgath dealg 'n-a beol muna bheath `the thorn- points', Aithd. D. 95.20 . Note also: do éirigh scoith fa ruinn a ruisc a piercing look came into his eyes, Maguires of F. 23 (34.27) .

The follg. exx. from Met. Dinds. are tentatively assigned to 2 scoth by Editor: tar Cend Febrat na n-úar-scoth, Met. Dinds. iii 226.6 (see Gloss.). cnoc arar-chotail in Dagda, derg a scotha `spear- points' (Corr.), iv 106.y . in fail rolegsat na fir | . . . col-lín a s.¤ `wounds' (Corr.), iii 328.50 .

Compds.

(a) with nouns: ¤búain lopping, cutting to the ground : go ttucc sgrios ┐ sgothbuain ar bharraibh aipche ┐ anaipche an tíre, FM vi 2186.20 . ¤búalad: dá sgoth- bhualadh féin scourging themselves, TSh. 2264 . ¤buinne lopped sapling : na hiomnadha . . . na sguth-bhuinnídhibh, CRR² 29 (86.11) . ¤ecna acuteness (?): scothegna, Auraic. 571 . ¤fhis sharp knowledge (or, with 1 scoth, excellent know- ledge?): cuimeobh . . . | seanchas . . . | do sgaithfhios na slúagh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 273.43 . ¤innell: sgaoil do sgaith[-innlibh] mo ghlais `loosen the strong fastenings of my fetter', A. Ó Dálaigh xxi 3 . ¤lann sharp blade: sgandram sgéith dar sgáth lannaib (scoth lannaib, v.l.) `let us cleave shields by fierce blades', Celt. Rev. iv 18.27 . ¤mebair: do scēla bat scothmebra sharply remembered, ZCP ix 462 § 1 . ? ¤réma (? ¤fhrém): sgaith- réamha déar `floods of tears', A. Ó Dálaigh l 20 .

(b) with adjj.: ¤fhaebrach sharp-edged : sgian scothfae- brach, ZCP vi 62.19 . ¤gér = prec.: do ghab in sgein sccoth- ger i n-a laimh, AU iii 376.3 . ¤gorm blue-edged : ailtan sgeine sgathghoirme do bi aige, L. Chl. Suibhne 26 (34.4) . ¤límtha very sharp : le sguaib . . . sgoith-líomhtha an sgrúduighthe, TSh. 5250 . ¤neimnech: sguaba sgoith-neimhneacha, TSh. 6633 . ¤roinnte hacked : go ros fhagaiph na d-tamhnaibh scioth-roinnte (sic) iad, MR 274.2 . Cf. 'na d-tamhnaibh sgaoilte sgáth-roinnte, ML 132.22 . ¤thescaigthe: na hiom- nadha . . . na sguth-bhuinnídhibh . . . sgoith-theasgaighthe, CRR² 29 (86.11) ¤urlam: ar sguabadh an sgiobadh . . go sgoth-urlamh . . . ó imlibh críoch with sharp rapidity, ML 46.6 .

3 scoth

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n ā,f. (see JCS ii 250 , LEIA S-51 ) word, saying, speech : miscath .i. mí-innsci. scath .i. innsci, amail atá Dūil Roscadach, Corm. Y 859 . See miscad. roscad .i. ro-indsciged .i. dodeochaidh inn-ord n-indsci; scath .i. indsce, 1095 . ros eolus ┐ sgoth indsgi, Auraic. 2685 . uair s.¤ briathar ┐ s.¤ innsce isinn Gaidelg, Anecd. ii 47 - 8 . s.¤ .i. innsce, O'Cl. So also Lec. Gl. 272 . ? a airbert .i. eipert fir ani nach [follus .i.] s.¤ is in focal, Laws iii 90.16 Comm . aurdairc a s.¤ .i. maith a briathar, O'Dav. 41 . fal scothe sinnath `king of speech is satire', 846 . s.¤ .i. eipir[t] no cinn, ut est s.¤ na bí do drochduine drecht, 1423 = s.¤ nad bi droch duine drechd, O'Don. 2195 ( Nero A 7, 135a ). mana ro feghait na rig scotha, no mana fhir scru(a)dait na righ innscida judgments (?), O'C. 1907 ( 23 P 3, 23 (21)d ). sgoth fhlatha, sgoth fhileadh, Ériu xiii 17.12 cen scath dofarce cuitbuid, Auraic. 1935 . In B. na f.: rún mo sgoth .i. rūn mo brīathar, ZCP v 485 § 1 . beir sgath .i. beir beannacht, 489 § 13 . scath .i. beannacht, Lec. Gl. M 280 . In pseudonym: Scothindsci mac Genna maic Cuitbiudha, Anecd. ii 57.1 .

4 scoth

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n son : ní fil tra s.¤ ná comarpa úad, Trip.² 861 . Cf. Arch. iii 20.6 . sgoth .i. mac. sgoth na feme o ur finne .i. mac na mná ó imeal na Finne, O'Cl. ? Cf. scath no s.¤ .i. laoch, ut est roscatha la tuatha trena, O'Dav. 1431 .

5 scoth

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n fate : s.¤ .i. cinnead, O'C. 572 ( H. 3.18, 255 ). ni fuil a s.¤ doib co ristais a mbethaid `it is not their fate to meet in life', RC xiii 222.39 .

1 scothach

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adj o, ā (1 scoth)

(a) flowery : robo mag s.¤ fo scí, Met. Dinds. iii 236.11 . mag s.¤ scothemrach, Fél.² xxxii 12 . Clann R. na ród sgothach, Top. Poems² 1657 . ní fód drúchtach donnsgathach (of the body), Aithd. D. 80.5 ( Arch. iii 238 ). fear fonnmhar na bhfonn sgathach, DDána 105.4 . cnu cuill scathaig (of a person), Ir. Texts ii 10 § 30 . fo diamraib in macairi . . . minscothaigh, Cog. 76.11 .

(b) of hair bushy, tufted, copious : folt sgathach, Dánfhocail 106 . a chiabh sgothach, TD 3.25 . a errla sgathach, Ir. Texts ii 99 § 24 . léd chéibh sgathaigh, Content. xviii 81 n . earball sgothach (of a fox), ITS i 32.9 .

2 scothach

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n [ā,f.] (1 scoth?): ro tennsat na (= ina?) scothaigh madma the remains of a rout (?), CCath. 2472 (`the pick of the victors', Stokes).

scothad

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vn. of scothaid. IGT Verbs § 71 .

(a) act of cutting off, lopping : luid laithe do buain feda | Aengus . . . | oc a scathad . . . | benais de in láim soscelii in cutting it, Ériu iii 11.25 . tinol na bfertas . . . no a sgathadh paring, TBC p. 175 n. 3 (= im- scothad, text). ar sgothadh na sgiathán, TD 20.37 . fhál sgiach gan sgothodh `an untrimmed hedge', Magauran 2363 . loch . . . | ag sgothadh na cairrge cleaving the rock, BNnÉ 135.10 . ar in s.¤ imthechta dognid .i. dul do Róim a n-aen ló speedy journey (lit. shortening of a journey), Fél. 40.8 . marbtar Sagsanach imon mbaili don ced sgathad `at the first discharge' (attack?), ALC ii 344.8 = marbthar Saxanach dib co luath fan mbaile, Ann. Conn. 1544.3 . Cf. iomdha gērsgaite . . . | as ar thēarnais, Celtica i 154 § 13 , `skirmishes', Gloss. ? sgathadh 's folmhadh dealbhughaidh, Content. xi 1 .

(b) mutilation (of prisoners, hostages, etc.): scathad Brian oic, ALC ii 156.1 = cirrbad, Ann. Conn. 1435.12 = ro scaitheadh cos ┐ lamh de, FM iv 904.19 . E. do sccathadh, 1226.6 . as don maidhm sin tainicc . . . sgathad Torrdelbaig, L. Chl. Suibhne 46 (60.22) .

See scatham.

scothaid

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Forms: scathaid, scoithid, scaithid, scothad

v (2 scoth) Also scathaid, scoithid, scaithid. IGT Verbs § 71 . cuts off, lops, shears : scian scothas, IT iii 38.2 = scotas, 96 § 154 . ? sgor sgothus fia thuathaibh tuilchedla, Ériu xiii 17.12 . Cf. fáonan sgor sgotha, 26.5 and: faenan scor scóthas, O'Dav. 1435 . scothais a chenn . . . | do Choin Cau- laind, ZCP viii 117 § 12 . .x. scingi na scaiteann sluaig ten coverings which hosts cannot pierce (?), BB 276a34 = nach scithenn, BR 164.3 . co ro scoth a nóe ṅdesṅdurnu fichet d'oenbulli díb, TBC 2965 . scothais Cormac a lúdain de, Fél.² cvi 33 . roscail ┐ roscathastair an feacht araill `scattered and cut them off', TTebe 977 . a ghíomh leabhar mar fholt eich | uch ní fríoth sgeana ro-sgoith alas that no knives could clip it, TD 37.4 . ? nó gu mbraithedh a mbíadh aga | do sgaithedh ríagh fhada d'fhir, IGT Decl. ex. 1079 . gur sgaitheadar an dá chraoisigh chatha is na cneasaibh `plunged', ML 88.1 . ní scoithfidh tú as a ndaóinibh íad `bereave them of men', Ezek. xxxvi 12 . do sgoithfedh . . . an Róimh . . . sinn mar ghéguibh chríona do chronn na Catoiliceachta, Mac Aingil 534.y . ar son scáile do scaith creideamh who trimmed their faith (?) (of converts), Hackett xlii 137 .

Vn. scothad.

scothamail

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adj (1 scoth) beautiful : a mhionn sgothamhail sgine, TD 33.2 (perh. to 2 scoth). do bhí M. sgothamhuil . . . ionnus gur ghráid[h]eadar x nóga xx é, ITS xvi 82.1 . an ógh rós.¤ dar b'ainm B., SG 4.28 . re sgūduib sgothamla, ML² 700 . (`choice, select', Gloss.). Compar. is annsan aīs sin as sgothamla ┐ is lāidiri na cuirp, RSláinte 774 .