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n [o, n.?]

(a) the iris of the eye : is tre ḟīr flaitheman cach n-étach tlachta do sellaib (? leg. sealla with v.l.) sūile saigethar contends with (or emulates) the irises of the eyes (?), ZCP xi 93 § 26 = cach t[h]lachta dianime, dechma-rómnaiter (sic leg.) co ndathlí súla segaiter, 81 § 17. ? To this, in sense of rings or spots: bíann n-erbbad impu . . . sella dubglassa inna mmedón- aide, TBFr. 103 (= sdialla, App. § 9 ) (translated `dark grey spots', RC xxiv 131.22 ).

(b) an eye; a glance : dall a talpa. Nō dī-sell .i. cen tsūile, quia est s.¤ .i. sūil, Corm. Y 460 . dagordan már Martain | ma ro sellaib soimle (saimle, semle, seimle, v.ll.) if thou canst con- sume with the eyes (?) (i.e. if thou examine), Fél. July 4 . taitnet gabra lir i sam | sella (selli, v.l.) roisc roṡíri (rosire, v.l.) Bran, Im. Brain § 36 (`as far as Bran has stretched his glance'). sírderg a sella | ógdérg a fonnaid, LU 8344 ( FB 24 , rhetoric). ná décid in talmain nach in n-aér . . . ná súgid aér in tíre ┐ gataid for sella do for feraib fodeisne, 1776 (ICM) (? leg. ná gataid). rom gab ecla fri sét s.¤ | deich cét cenn ic tacra frim as far as eyes can see (?), Trip.² 1317 . forann .i. foruamna[d], ut est forann slána sella .i. forruamnaighit[h] na suile slana in ferg, O'Dav. 818 . triar . . . nacha-sella duine-tairesseathar, BDD² 1263 (`on whom a man's glance does not dwell'. `If sella is pl. we should read tairissetar', note). ro ssudhighedh fial ind nime fri gnusi ┐ sella daine arna hactis findfiud nime, Ériu ii 108 § 25 . ro bhatar sella int sloigh oc frescse in delma, 100 § 7 . selb (leg. sell) .i. sillead, Lec. Gl. 167 . Note also:? is fland tedma tromchatha | . . . | nacha sella sithethar, LU 8900 ( FB 68 , rhetoric). anmand sin re srethaib seall | sethar Patraic na primchell, Fél. 68.15 .

Compd. ¤glas: di díb súilib sellglasaib `with blue-gray iris', Gloss., BDD² 1019 . be ḟuilt budichass | ségdaib sell-glassaib (segdaib suilib sellglasaib, v.l.), IT i 69.4 ( Lg. 4 ).

2 sell

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1 sella

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Forms: seallad

n m.(Eng. or Romance loan-word) a cell, a private apart- ment, a booth : seallad gl. sellarium, Ir. Gl. 741 . drong mór do mnaiph ┐ d'feraiph a seomraidhibh ┐ a seallaidhiph airgid ┐ oir, Aisl. Tund. 141.y . chum an tsella, SG 3.24 . tangattar na braithre . . . asa selladhaibh amach . . . ┐ no theiccdis . . . dochum a selladh, BNnÉ 49 § 30 . bói Maodhóg . . . ina aonar isticch ina sealla, 213 § 77 . co scaildis fo shellaidibh ┐ seom- radaibh (of courtiers), Marco P. 84 . cu seomradhuibh ┐ sellaidhibh . . . ana ndenuid creic ┐ cunnraid, 100 . ar an adbur sin is maith codlad annsna seallaib annsan aimsir sin, RSláinte 2987 . do cuired sé a n-airde 'n-a s.¤ fen íad os cind na leptha (of books), BCC 218.9 . gluaisios D. as a shealla ina raibhe ag aitreabhadh aimsear fhada, Desid. 227 . gur thaisbénadar dhamh na sealluidhe . . . atáid san mhainisttir, 5276 . inar tteampluibh ┐ inar sealladhuibh priobhaideacha, Luc. Fid. 211.7 .

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sellach

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n o,m. (1 sell) spectator, onlooker, witness. Occurs only in Laws in sense of one who is a witness to an illegal act (or, in one instance (see O'C. 328 , below), to animals being in danger). Divided into four grades according to culpability (i) the s.¤ láinḟéich or s.¤ láin, (ii) the s.¤ leithḟéich or s.¤ leithe; these two are accessories to the crime, the second being guilty to a lesser degree than the first; (iii) the s.¤ cethramthainḟéich or s.¤ cethramthan is not an accessory but does nothing to prevent the crime; (iv) the s.¤ slán does all he can to prevent the crime. Some categories of people are, from their nature, regarded as sellaig ṡláin, e.g. women, clerics, and children. ataa[t] ceithre sellaig la Fene i[s] sain cach ae; s.¤ lan feich, ┐ s.¤ leith feich, ┐ s.¤ cethramthan feich, ┐ s.¤ slan, Laws i 240 . 24 - 26 . [sellach lan feich .i.] s.¤ dosli lanfiachu, fer tairdelba ┐ conimtet ┐ do comet ┐ buacdtair a gnim i tuaith, acht nid goin a lam, ib. s.¤ dosli lethfiachu ni tairdelbai, ni goin, do gni gnimu olchena, leth fiach fair, 242.1 Comm . s.¤ dosli cethramthain feich, ni tairdelbai; ni dena ni don[a] gnimaib seo, acht do caemthet nama, ┐ nad nurgair, ┐ na tessairg, 3 Comm . s.¤ slan ni tairdelb, ni dene ni dinaib gnimaib seo, ┐ gaibes oca cach nirt ┐ cach folud, acht do caemtet a heslinn co innill, co netarscarad friu i n-inill, 6 (i.e. he takes the part of the injured people as far as he can but he accompanies the perpetrator from the place of the crime to a safe place (with- out informing on him?). bit sellaig slana and chena .i. cleirig, ┐ mna, ┐ mec, ┐ aes nad meisi gona na anacal na urgair, ┐ eccuind ┐ escunid (sic), 10 . masa inann s.¤ urradh ro bai ac seilledh in marbtha ┐ sellach urrad ro bai ac seilledh in folaigh . . . cethruime eneclainni air i seilled cechtar de, iii 98.y , z - 100.2 Comm . (of a case where a man is killed and the body hidden). mas inann s.¤ in marbhtha ┐ s.¤ in folaigh, cidh sain no inann fer marbtha ┐ fear folaigh, cethrimhe secht cumala ┐ cethrimhe eneclainne air ┐ seillcecht cechtar de, O'C. 2352 ( Eg. 88, fo. 27 ). atáa ceithri sellaig la Féine .i. atait ceithri súltaig da naisneiginn in Feinechas, Laws i 242.13 Comm . cindus ro soich lanfiach for in s.¤ lain? .i. leth fair ar techt co maigin ┐ duthracht marbtha aici, ┐ cethruime fair ar sellcecht, ┐ cethruime eile ar coimitecht i mug leo i n-inill; cethruimi dona for in s.¤ lethi ar seillcecht, ┐ cethruimi ar coimitecht amuig i n-inill, 15 - 19 Comm . noco fo lan fir laime icus s.¤ a lan, acht fo lan a seillidh bodein fo aicnedh urraidh, no deoraidh `it is not according to the full (fine due) of the actual killer that the looker-on pays his full (fine), but according to the full (fine) for his own looking on according to rank, (whether it be that) of a native freeman, or of a stranger', iii 102.1 Comm . Where the crime is the swamping of a boat: is iat is lucht laime and lucht in combaiti, . . . is iat i[s] sellaigh ann in lucht ro bi na tost is in nae `the spectators are they who are silent in the boat', 252.11 Comm . is iat i[s] sellaigh ann in lucht ro bi ar purt ina fiadnaise, ┐ conicfaitis a tairmeasc `who were present on the bank and who could have prevented it', 14 Comm . nocon fuil aithgin d'ic do s.¤ co tarrachtain aithgina d'fir laime `there is no compensation to be paid by the looker-on until compensa- tion has been received from the actually guilty person', 244.12 Comm . tigradus cach s.¤ ar aice midenum .i. in tan atcí nech mil oc dul i nocus do chuithe, no fo conu, no gataid, no gebé eisin[i]ll aili ┐ ni foirind ┐ ni inisind, aithgin fair, O'C. 328 ( H. 3.18, 180b ). See ZCP xv 344.14 . ? na ceithre righ-sabaidh ┐ na ceithre righ-sellaigh, O'D. 5 ( H. 3.17, col. 4 ).

sellad

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Forms: seilled, sealladh

o,m. vn. of sellaid. Also seilled. act of looking; a looking (on), a gaze : ba dirsan lem s.¤ fris, Corm. Y 975 (p. 84.5) (cf. seallad .i. ceol, O'C. 1467 ( H. 3.18, 651 ), gloss on this verse). batar dichra cuire griphtha oc a selladh, Anecd. i 66 § 140 . dognith ábairt dia sírs.¤ ┐ úair as descaid serci sírsilliud, LU 10728 ( TE 6 ). fri s.¤ sluág, LL 116a32 . foderc dam fri s.¤ suairc | . . . | Fert mná Nemid `with bright glance', Met. Dinds. iv 162.1 . ni ro fhuilngsetar na suili peccthacha sella[d] frisna liga noiba, Ériu ii 122 § 61 . sealladh (silleadh, v.l.) éigin d'á dtugadar ar muir do chonncadar . . ., ITS i 50.22 . s.¤ .i. fégad, Lec. Gl. 344 . `sealladh a sight, prospect, view', O'R.

In Laws of looking on at the commission of an illegal act: noco fo lan fir laime icus sellach a lan, acht fo lan a seillidh bodein `but according to the full (fine) for his own looking', Laws iii 102.1 Comm . sellach . . . ro bai ac seilledh in marbtha ┐ sellach . . . ro bai ac seilledh in folaigh . . . cethruime eneclainni air i seilled cechtar de, 98.y - 100.2 Comm . sellachfogail na sellach robai aca selladh, 194.23 Comm . cinnus ro soich láinfiach for sellach láin .i. leth fair ar dul co maigin, ┐ duthrucht mar[bh]tha aice ┐ cethruimhe fair ar selladh, ┐ cethruime eile ar coimídecht amuigh leo i n-inill, O'D. 110 ( H. 3.17, col. 88 ). Of scribal testing of pen: seallad pinn ann so sis agus dar lium ni bene in gleas na in litir, NLI G8 p. 35 sup. marg . seallad droich duibh ar leang Ema[inn], p. 34 sup. marg . sell-, H.3.15 p. 53 inf. marg , NLI G1 fo. 53 v . sella, RIA 23 O 6 p. 13 a 20 , NLI G11 p. 381 b 34 . sella sin, RIA 23 O 6 13 a 14 . See Angus Matheson Essays 88 .

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sellaid

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v ā (sell) Trans. sees, perceives : tromṡluag . . . | i mMaig Ailbe rosellad, LL 44a40 (= ro fealladh, Uí Maine Facs. 171va8 ). sellais in ni sin, Cog. 196.4 .

Intrans. s.¤ fri looks to (?): sasad sluaig (? leg. sūile) sochaidi | sellat fri caem-Chainnech, RC xx 146.27 (ACC Pref.). s.¤ FOR (AR) looks upon, gazes at: fearrdacht (= nocht a or nochta, D iv 1, 2rb36 ) fir | ro seall fair (= ro ṡil fair, D iv 1), Lec. 286ra9 . seallais súas . . . | ar aird-righ nimhe, BNnÉ 176.1 . ? s.¤ tar looks over : sellus tar (sic leg.?) triattonn toata, KZ xxxiii 82.8 .

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sellais

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sellc(h)echt, seilligecht

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Forms: se(i)ll- cecht, sellcacht, sellidecht, seilligecht

n [ā,f.] (cf. sellach) usual form se(i)ll- cecht (unlenited -c- due to dissimilation?). Form with non- palatal -c- occurs once only: sellcacht, O'C. 329 ( H. 3.18, 181 ). sellidecht, Laws i 162.5 Comm . seilligecht, O'C. 704 ( H. 3.18, 339 ).

onlooking, witnessing; act of looking on (at a crime, etc., see under sellach): fer laime . . . fer seillcechta, O'C. 2353 ( Eg. 88, fo. 27 ). foircsiu mígníma .i. cid i céin, cid i focus in sellcecht, O'D. 1887 ( Harl. 432, fo. 15 ). ni fo lán fir laime icus fer seill- cechta a lán acht fo lan a seillcechta budein, O'C. 2353 ( Eg. 88, fo. 27 ). cethruime fair ar sellcecht ┐ cethruime eile ar coimi- techt, Laws i 242.17 Comm . in duine fuair in colann isin bfolach mad ro indis fo cedoir hi i[s] slan dó, . . . munar indis fo cedoir is fiach seillcechta . . . uada, O'C. 2351 ( Eg. 88, fo. 27 ). in trian naithgina sin o cach codnuch urruid uile a coitcine a sellchecht sechrain da ndlegur comar ┐ comingaire `for looking on at anything straying (without preventing it)', Laws ii 56.22 Comm . mad sellcacht gaiti cid for b[ ] cid for chuithi isé in cédna, is cethraime fil fair mainbe sgiath aca ditin looking on at a theft, O'C. 329 ( H. 3.18, 181 ). mat connaic in duine in long, ┐ nochan fes in raba indti, ┐ is cindti co tairfidea fuirri, is secht cumala uad co fiachaib sellcechta, O'D. 1610 ( H. 5.15, p. 12 ). As quasi-vn.: cach suiltech .i. . . . cach ro bi aca seill- cecht o suil, O'C. 704 ( H. 3.18, p. 339 ). mása deoraidh ro baoi ac seillcecht, íca na fíach imach; ┐ is é féin do roinne in marbadh, ┐ ro feas air iardain, íca[d] sé leth secht cumala imach ┐ toibghet sim digbadh i láimhe imuigh; ┐ muna faghbhat sim dígbhadh i laime, íca[d] sim riu, co fiachaib seillcechta, Laws iii 124.6 ff. Comm . in ceathraimthi air ar a beith icca sheillcecht in gnímha, is lan fo aignedh in duini dic ann, O'D. 2299 ( Rawl. 506, fo. 29 ).

selmann?

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ind Of Colum Cille: lēgiss cairptiu, carais noö, | nāmha guáa, | gríanda loingsech, | lēiccis lá seól sealmand cluaa, ZCP viii 198 § 19 . Cf. seol salmda, SR 6063 .

selt

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v pret. sg. 3 (?), usually followed by FOR (AR) (some exx. suggest the word may be a t-pret. of sligid but see JCS ii 115-16 ): ard a n-alladh | for cach leth, rofitir Mumhu, | roselt lenn donn, | rosiacht co Drong | ┐ turu (of the Fir Arddae), Arch. iii 296 § 36 . roselt ar Borg mBúredach | brudne Da Dergae turchomruc, LU 7279 (BDD, rhetoric) (roseltar, ar, v.ll., RC xxii 194 ). fe firt a demuin romselt (.i. nommarb), LL 316 marg. sup. roselt tra for Mael Milscothach anní sin, Anecd. ii 49.3 . arsin rocuired in cath | do ḟúatuch na (sealt for fine, seal for fine, v.ll.) Fomórach, Met. Dinds. iv 250.62 . selt (slæt, v.l.) for slúag railgech in réisc | mór-ainm maignech in muir-éisc `there settled on the people . . . the lordly name', iii 428.39 . roselt for (roslecht in, v.l.) Fothud in feidm, | is dó ba deilm dóerbuillech, 234.13 . 'sí sin ruc Meiss mBuachalla | máthair Conaire chélig; | ba dál amnas fuachalda; | rosalt (roselt, v.l.) for slúag n-ard n-Ébir, ii 4.44 . perf. pass. sg. in bhail itá lecht in læich | roselt ō gæith is ó ghr[éin] who was slain by (?), ZCP vi 269 § 8 .