segais

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n i,f. ? orig. n.loc. the name of a well or spring, `forêt' (Vendryes, RC xxxv 85 - 86 , q.v.): n s. tobur atā thall 'sa lios | . . . | is dearbh . . . | gurab ī sin an t[s]eaghais, Feis TC 1372 . dar seghais Sleibhi Fúaid `the wooded brow', Buile Ṡ. 120.9 . for Segais (.i. ainm tibraiti) i sīgaib, Anecd. v 25.7 (Caldron of Poesy). See Hog. Onom. toasgadh segsa (name of a metre), IT iii 102.22 .

segamail

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adj i (1 seg) lactiferous, milk-producing : segamail .i. lacht (rectius lachtmar), ut est misir bu (.i.) (see Ériu xiii 41.30 ) ara segamlu .i. ar mét a lachta, O'Dav. 1442 . ben Fhind mic Regamain raignig | s.¤ sadbir a sét, RC xlvii 302.8 .

segamain

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pn (quantity of -e- uncertain) (IE *seĝh Sprache xliv 50 ) an epithet; cf. Ogam NETA-SEGAMONAS Drevneyshie pamyatniki irlandskogo yazyka 90, 188 : Nia-Segamain Corp. Gen. 188 (Rawl. 147 a 54) . Nia Seagamain .i. nia trenfer ┐ segda a main, Cóir A.2 i § 109 . Niadh Séghamain (seadhamain, v.l.) .i. is ségh a maín, ar is cuma nóblighthea bai ┐ eillti fon aenchumai cach día ré linn, Cóir Anm. 26 .

segamlae

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n ,f. (segamail) lactiferousness : sēgamla .i. blicht- maire, . . . ut est isna Brethaib Neimed: meser būar a sēgamlai .i. ara mblichtmaire, Corm. Y 1135 . segamail .i. lacht. ut est misir bu (.i.) ara segamlu .i. ar mét a lachta, O'Dav. 1442 . `segamla' gach blectas bog, Met. Gl. 32 § 3 .

segamlaid

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n (segamail) milk-producer; kenning for a milch-cow (?): eiric cach colpthai anair fri cetri seota samlaidter im segamluid sain 'the wergild of every shin [injured by a blow] from the front is equated to four séoit as well as a separate (?) milch-cow (?)' Bretha 44 § 35 .

segánach?

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ind Concobur mac Mic Conchaille [segánaigh] . . . do éc, AU ii 180.15 (A.D. 1175) (`the wild deer-hunter').

séganda, séganta

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adj io, iā (ségonn) magnificent, fine, skilful : i[s] ségonnae ro both frib. . . . Is imda coirm ┐ biad dúib lasin flaith do-n-ángid, MU² 925 (= LU 1451 ). nirbo segunda a tuarascbáil se mullachlethan belremur . . . docraid adetig, LU 8516 . `segonda sein, a clerich' or Guaire (when, after a day's play, Guaire has not succeeded in taking any of Cum- maine's chess-men), Ériu v 32.25 . ba suairc segunta in mac sin, Aen. 1937 . ar chomhrádh saor séaghanda, Aithd. D. 41.14 . a dhreach shéaghanna, 46.19 . sgotha séaghanda a sreath bhfis, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 176.117 . a fhinne-bhean tséimh shéaghanta shár-chaoin tsuairc, Keat. Poems 973 .

ségannacht, ségainnecht

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n ā,f. outstanding skill, ingenuity : dorat tra C. na feraind sin don filid amal conaitecht air tria segannacht imcomairc, LL 393a7 . conid ann asrubart Find an slisnech sedhaindeachta so (there follows a series of riddles propounded by Finn), ZCP xiii 270.1 . cia an ghein ba samalta ris ar seghainnecht .i. ar ealadhain . . ., Leb. Gab. 98 n. 8 . ni segondacht duit ma robrisi an uigh `you are no champion', Ériu v 28.19 . rochualamar-ni do seghuindeacht ┐ t'indleacht (Dido to Aeneas), Aen. 363 .

ségantus

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n [u,m.] (séganta) skill, ingenuity : déna segantus briathar friu dús in sechendais dún ind oighthi speak to them cleverly, Hib. Min. 65.z .

ségda

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adj (? -e-) io, iā

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(a) lucky, happy, fortunate, favourable, propitious : `ní segda dam' ol Eogan, `dubenat mu bráithir imm ainech mu étchi' I am unfortunate, Trip.² 1765 . ni segda dúnn namma na fil lestrae linn but unfortunately we have no vessels, Ir. Texts i 7 § 23 . ní segda ar cor ol si amser chomperta damsa inso, LU 1655 . ní s.¤ . . . in leth donroacht dind imirgi, 5397 (TBC). segdai ratha fil ar Lagnib | . . . | ratha retland rath escai | ┐ grene, LL 36a38 . `bidh marb Dond', for se, `┐ ní seghdha dund congbail im athgabail an ghalair. Ar día ructhar Dond i tír, bíaidh an galar-sa co brath a nErinn' `it were not lucky', Met. Dinds. iv 310.22 . ni segdo dunn or in Dagdo na cumcem do socht, RC iii 346.1 . ba segda in fectus diar gonad in fer, RC v 203 § 26 .

(b) hence in more general sense of pleasing, fine, goodly : segdaib suilib sellglassaib, IT i 69 n. 4 ( Lg. 4 , YBL; ségdaib, LL; segaib Eg.). seng cach sēgdæ, Corm. Y 1171 . con ḟacca in mnái, mín a dath, | segda, suaichnid, sochrutach, SR 1068 (of Eve). dá chlar dec ségdai (: ērgna), 4232 . cach súi segda slán, 7441 (: ērgna). segda cairptech docing rot, LU 3798 ( SC 37 ). maccōem tuchtach . . . co clesaib sēgdaib, TBC² 1180 . it ségdai ┐ it áildi na cáera, TBFr. 227 . Colum Cille . . . | clerech segda soidhelbha, BCC 355 d (394.2) . seaghdha .i. ealadhanta `learned', O'Cl.

In chevilles: segde chlú `fair the fame', Thes. ii 292.20 ( Ml. Poems II 7 ). segda máin, LL 168az . segdo in dail, Ir. Texts i 54 § 16 .

Adv. finnaid úaim, co ségda suairc, | aní dia n-abar Slíab Fúait, Met. Dinds. iv 166.1 . do-ronsat na hingena éladna inganta co ségdu saethrach, PH 898 = segmar, ZCP xiv 149.11 . gebh in tsaltair mbic . . . | a fuil innti gu segda | cuir dom meabair is dena, Ériu xi 199.13 .

II As subst. io

(a) favourable circumstances : dia mert a ben Coinrói, | ba holc in gnīm dogēni, | sech nī thērna hi sēgdu `unscathed', ZCP iii 42.11 . a Chríst ní sccérmais hi seghdha | manbadh Fiachra `in happiness', FM ii 756.20 .

? To this: (b) a kind of metre: segda, IT iii 16 § 37 ; 44 § 62 ; cf. 154 § 44 . caide dethbir etir soss ┐ segda ┐ aircetul. Nī: aensillab i sos. . . . Da sillaib i segdha, 104 - 5 § 206 , § 207 . forber cach ái dib sem [sc. grad filed] sec alaile i nimud sóis et segda, cenmotha fidu ┐ deachu ┐ remend ┐ rl., 6.4 . fer doni segdu (glossed: dan oglachuis) et occlachus, Fen. 310.18 . rann (.i. sedha), Ériu xxxii 84 (The Caldron of Poesy) . ? To this: sēgdae .i. cosmail fri sēigh é ar a fēige ┐ ar a glicus ┐ ar a gabāilchi, Corm. Y 1165 .

ségdacht

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n ā,f. (ségda) pleasing quality, pleasureableness : ara binnus ┐ ara segdacht la cach, IT iii 27.22 . gnai [.i.] s.¤ , Eg. Gl. M. 17 .