seirrḟiach

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n (? 1 (? 2) serr+fiach) the name of some bird of prey: a corp . . . gan onoir cainti nó adnaicti fair . . . fo cossaib con ┐ cuanart ┐ sinnach ┐ serríach, CCath. 3206 . tāinig seirrf[h]iach ibair Cluana Eó ┐ cū ruadh Droma meic Dáir, CCellaig 420 . seirrfhiach [ibair] Cluana Eó . . . | [f]reigēaraig co garb an gleō, | béraid lān a ingen nglas, 452 (tr. `kite', SG ii 59.12 ).

seirsénach

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Forms: seirseanach, seirsenach

n o,m. (AN sergent, Risk 587, 592 ), cf. sarsen. `seirseanach, an archer, a bowman, sagittarius ', O'Don. Suppl. `seirsenach an auxiliary , . . .', O'R. Two exx. support the meaning sagittarius : Mathghamhuin . . . do mharbad le sersénach do muinter Domnaill, ALC i 196.16 = ab aliquo sagitario, RC xlii 294.380 . do luighedar sersenaigh imdha ┐ do cuiredh .u. shaighde annsumh, ALC i 302.12 . But the usual meaning seems to be a mercenary, a hired soldier : do cuiredur tra Gaill creca mora . . . 'ma macaib Ruaidri co sersenchaib diarmithe, Ann. Conn. 1235.11 . Cathal . . . do chur thuaiscert Connacht dá furtacht, ┐ cath sersénach maille friú `a battalion of mer- cenaries', ALC i 190.21 . do fagbad uathad do mhaithib Gall, ┐ seirséanuigh imdha aige, uair nir tairisi leis Connachtuigh, 284.4 . do chuir Aod . . . Félim, a brathair, ┐ maithe da muinnter co (sic leg.) Gaill-sheirsénchaib, ar creich Eogain I Eidhin, ib. 25 . a sersenaigh do sgoeiled fo Connachtaibh, 226.1 . Tadhg . . . do marbadh . . . do shersenach dochnaith do muinntir a brathar fein, AU ii 342.1 . co rabhadur na mna ag sersenchaib an tslúaig, 224.8 . sersénaigh ┐ ceterna do bhadar ar Finnloch Cera, 330.27 . maigisdreadha na sersénach, 326.25 . do tsersénchaib Connacht, 206.9 .

As a sobriquet: duine airide . . . darb ainm an Sersenach, BCC 140 (140.23) .

seirt

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n (? Lat. sertum) a wreath : sern ondí is sertum .i. is gnáth s.¤ (sertum, v.l.) im chenn neich iar mbreith buadha, O'Dav. 1456 = Fél.² lix 23 .

seirthech

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Forms: seirtheach

n [o, m.]?: seirtheach, IGT Decl. § 104.2 . Cf. serrthach, § 22.8 .

seirthid

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n [i,m.] (seir) `lit. ` heel-man, rear guardsman ', Críth Gabl. Gloss. cīa līn di amsaib as choir do ríg? Cethrar .i. rigthid ┐ seirthith ┐ da thoebthaid, Críth Gabl. 583 . seirthiud .i. oclach do daghcenel, no fer forais, no mac túisigh .i. do nesa do seir túisigh oc taidhecht a nndail, no a ndunad, Laws iv 352.1 Comm . seirthiudh appears as the eighteenth in the list of `togarmann techtaide miadlechta' `legitimate titles of dignity', 344.6 Comm . pat seirtid rechtgae flaithemhain, Ériu viii 173.13 .

seirtiu ?

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adj a pl. of a by-form of srethe (see sernaid), used sub- stantivally: daugar (dagur, v.l.) augrach ben daire | s.¤ dibarran (dobarran, v.l.) croibe, Hib. Min. 47.28 (B. na f.) (glossed .i. tascair).

seis ?

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ind la forlinad suide seís for dindaib flatha, LL 123a8 . anais .uii. mbliadna fogreiss | i tír Alban almaib sess, 146a29 . Suamach mac Senguba seis | senchaid Cormeic Condlongeis , 166b11 .

seis

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vn i f. sitting : d. sg. mani timarr seis 'if it hinder him not by sitting' Bretha 46 § 36 , Celtica xxi 252 , xxv 61 .

1 séis

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Forms: séise, séisi, séis, seis, ṡēis, sēs, seis, sési, sessi, sessib, séisi, -sésu, sessu

? originally u later i, Ériu xxxiv 61 n. 120 , Celtica vi 215 . n (Lat. sensus) n s. also séise, PBocht 27.26 . séisi, Oss. v 136.2 . n s. séis, LU 746 (ACC). seis choir, Laws iii 2.4 Comm . int ṡēis (: mēis), ZCP xiii 29.11 . ? sēs, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 92.15 ). d s for seis indligthig, Laws v 468.28 Comm . n p. sési, Hib. Min. 10.345 . sessi, Rawl. 79b8 . d p. sessib, LB 134a39 . But cf. g s. séisi, ZCP i 64.82 (: éisi). a p. -sésu, Ml. 37a10 . sessu (: hÉssu), SR 5163 .

(a) sense, meaning, purport; design, plan; order, arrange- ment (exact sense often obscure): rofes rúaim rofés s.¤ .i. rofes roim a hadnaicthe nó rofes ic Róim a ecnasom ┐ a chrabud. sess .i. sofis .i. fis ecnai ┐ fáitsine hi nnún, LU 746 - 8 ( ACC 44 ). adgenammar a s.¤ sechip hé no-da-pridcha gl. non enim igno- ramus cogitationes eius `we know his meaning' (? better: his design), Wb. 14d28 . do thintud in suin ebraidi sluindes ilsésu ┐ ilintliuchtu `many senses and many meanings', Ml. 37a10 . in fer imarcraid teit ann for seis indligthig `in an unlawful manner' (with an unlawful purpose?), Laws v 468.28 Comm . rosre tened, tene feth, fogroll sēse, sopor somma, slocreth dána, RC xxvi 20 § 43 (`noise of knowledge'). ni rá[ ] gruaidhe o ghaeibh na ndroichṡés na háoire, Ériu xiii 48.6 . delither cīalla cengar sēsi (glossed .i. cēimnighter sofeasa imdha ann .i. sgēla ┐ genelche), Anecd. v 26.7 . si[u] dognetis aiṅgil uais | artuais cech caiṅgil iar s.¤ in order, SR 7854 . ni choemsaitis, digrais seis, | cech oen fochraic dib d'aisnes de- sign (?), 519 . cen dula dar s.¤ no smacht beyond (God's) design?, 2393 . beōil i mbī sēis aifrinn ūais, Arch. iii 308 § 33 . a s.¤, a foglaim, a foirceatul (of Ireland), Ériu iv 148 § 27 . ō ḟēil comperta Iohain | co cāisc, cāin int ṡēis (in hsés, int ḟeis, v.ll.), ZCP xiii 29.11 (: mēis). `seis' cach soḟis sloindit sain, Met. Gl. 3.13 . séis .i. soifhios .i. fios maith, O'Cl. carais Colmán . . . | filidheacht tre chóir séisi `skilful arrangement', ZCP i 64.82 . is fata ó ṡessib doine ┐ o forcongur na popul he, Todd Lect. vi 42.5 . Ioram dara ēssi | ocht bliadna olca a sessi evil his de- signs (?), Rawl. 79b8 . a fir, dia téis i mag n-Ái, | sloind-siu dúinn in s.¤ roṡúa, Met. Dinds. iii 380.2 . incipit do lebur Ferchertne . . . tucait a denma du breith æsa faind ┐ boirb for seis, Auraic. 738 . aibghitear . . . do thabhairt áosa fainn for s.¤ ar eing na ccédughdar ro thaithmhigh í, IGT Introd. § 1.2 . Freq. in Laws Comm. in cóir séis etym. gl. on córus: corus flatha .i. coir seis, seis coir na flatha, Laws iii 18.4 . Cf. 2.4 . im corus nadma . . . .i. im chóir séis im séis choir a nascairechta, O'D. 502 ( H. 3.17, col. 405 ).

Applied to some subdivision of the programme of the bardic schools: dlighedh sesa a huraicept na mac sesa ann so. Fo chen mac sesa go séisibh suadh seis. Cia ceird cia s.¤ i rabhae runaibh suadh sin? Ériu xiii 35.19 f. felmac .i. fel ai ┐ seis, unde dicitur felmac .i. mac sesa ┐ mac uadh .i. aircetal, O'Dav. 880 . file .i. fialsaí .i. sai uadh; ar a[ní is] feal laisin filidh is seis no foircetal isin ngnathbérla; cona de ata fealmac ┐ feallsub ┐ fili ┐ filidhecht, Laws iv 358.4 Comm .

(b) a commentary, an explanatory treatise : [i]sed asperat sési na trachtaire . . ., Hib. Min. 10.345 (`numbers of the commenta- tors'). asberat tra fairind do sesib na trachture, 11.379 . As the title of such a treatise: pairt adbul Ambrosi, | s.¤ Elair col-léri, | andgraib Hironimi, | martarlaic Eusébi `the Sensus of pious Hilary', Fél. Ep. 138 . do Dauíd cen tressi tra | sluinnit seissi senchassa, | fri cethrachait ṁbliadan ṁbalcc | ro ríaglad a ḟollomnacht, SR 6638 . iar seis na nugtar nardaitt, 178 .

(c) rank, order, array, division : doronad a n-orddugud, | . . . | iar sessib, iar suidigthib (of the winds), SR 84 . ishe roṡuidig cach seis, 323 . rofer for séssib Abisolón, 6946 . Of Pharaoh's hosts: mar do shuidigset a sēis | mar nār fācsat nech da n-ēis, | rocroithed dōibh in muir mind | i cenn na slōgh is Forainn, RC xxxvii 347 § 49 . dodheoc[h]atar na slóig co mbatar ina mbuidhnib ┐ ina sesib . . . ar fot na faithchi, CCath. 4441 . seisi sloigh romoir `bands of a mighty host', 5829 . a mná ┐ a senóraigh [i]na mbúidhnibh ┐ 'na sésibh for in tráigh, 2234 . erigh res na sluagaib suas, | trénaig is cruadaigh a s.¤ `strengthen and harden their ranks', Cog. 122.x . od' connairc . . . na séisi sesmacha sonn-cruaide serbraitecha, Celt. Rev. iv 14.14 . s.¤ .i. buidhean, O'Cl.

2 séis

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? i (1 seinnid) (a) musical art : felmac .i. fel ai ┐ seis, unde dicitur felmac .i. mac sesa ┐ mac uadh, O'Dav. § 880 .

(b) air, strain, melody : truag an ts.¤ | dogní in damh i ndruim dhá léis, SG 113.7 ( Acall. 849 ). rogart in muicc fri s.¤ slaind | triana chruit co Céis Coraind, LL 165a43 . tánic in tond tara éis, | do Chiabán nírbo deg-ṡ. `it was no lucky sound', Met. Dinds. iii 206.18 . can bic din s.¤ mbínd la filidceht ┐ oirfitiud n-amrai, PH 8337 . re séisib ísle attruaga, ailgeana oirfidech, MR 110.22 . s.¤ nemduidhe caoin a crot, O'Gr. Cat. 474.20 . seis le searbhghothaibh ag sín, Rel. Celt. ii 238.22 . ní aithrigh síon s.¤ mbuinne `the tempest does not alter the note of the stream', Studies 1921, 75 § 14 . s.¤ marbhghlan a mheóir melody, 1920, 99 § 14 . tógbhaidh coimhsh.¤ crónáin i n-a gcoinne, DDána 111.24 (prose). s.¤ cheoil do rinneadh don rígh, PBocht 27.24 . do bhríogh nach canann ceól náid séise síth-bhinne, TSh. 7798 . bíth a s.¤ le chéile ag reacaireacht | i gcanmhain nach taigiuir le Sacsanaibh, Ó Bruad. iii 130.7 .

For s.¤ strophais see strophais.

Compds. ¤binn: harmonious : gan cheol séisbhinn dá sheinim, Keat. Poems 252 . ¤gabál: laoithe fuara suadh dhá séisghabháil, Hackett xix 15 (`singing melodiously', s.v. séis- ghabháil, Gloss.). ? ¤gér: d'imreadur na síothlanna seis- géara ar churpaibh . . . a cheile, CF Eg. 278 . ¤guth a melodi- ous voice : ag éisteacht le séis-ghuth a gríos-ghoib sháimh, Hard. i 278.x . ¤iris: séisiris seanda shníomh, Hackett i 11 (`aiste filidheachta', Gloss.). ? ¤tech: seistigh .i. tech, ut est ilor seistighi .i. domus .i. imat tighi occat co n-imatso sofis ann `seistigh [leg. seistech], i.e. a house, ut est a multitude of seistige, i.e. domus, i.e. plenty of houses with thee, and plenty of learning therein', O'Dav. 1445 . iolar seistighe, Ériu xiii 35.25 .

seisbéimnech

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n violent striking : seisbheimneach gach cinn for aroile dhiobh `the impact of head against head', Buile Ṡ. 124.12 . Cf. breis(c)béimnech.