senester

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x see seinistir.

senḟocul

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n (1 sen+focal) an old saying, a proverb : s.¤ so srethaib cland, | ni lassamain cech n'oenchrand, TBC 2345 . amail isberar is firfocul, is urduirc in senfocul, O'Dav. 845 . na senḟocail urdraice, Acall. 6213 . mar adeir an senfhocal .i. sencaidh gach fer forba nó ferainn, BNnÉ 248 § 201 . d'ḟior chogaidh comhailtear síothcháin | seanḟocal nách sároigh- thear, TD 16.1 . Leabhar na Seanfhocal, TSh. 1038 . do thuicsin seanfhocail, Prov. i 6 .

senforma

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seng

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Forms: seang

adj o, ā bean ṡeang, IGT Decl. § 59 .

I

(a) narrow, thin, slender : seṅg cech segda isin Duil Feda Móir, Corm. Bodl. p. 44 . seang .i. séimh no beag, O'Cl. sliocht peinne caoile cuirre | seinge naoidhe nemthruime, Ériu v 62.140 . glés pinne . . . singe, IGT Decl. ex. 1451 . lann thana í dtruailleabaidh sheíng, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 98.151 . fáilte uaim dod mhalaigh mhín | rer samhail snátha seang sróill, DDána 19.9 .

Freq. of persons slender, lissom, graceful : Colmán saergel sengsa, Gorm. June 26 . Nathí trenṡeṅg, LL 132b4 . silblad Chonaire chaemṡeiṅg, LL 17a49 . fri ríg roṡ.¤ ruiss, 208b49 . ó sduaigh ṡing bhogḟoltaigh Bhreagh `the slender soft-haired hero of Bregia', TD 8.13 . doccmnaib suarca saera senga, Cog. 42.16 . ráith . . na sídhingen s.¤ `a rath of gentle lissome women', O'Gr. Cat. 474.17 . ba hé fiallach s.¤ subach (sic leg.), Fianaig. 10 § 11 . cuire seang do uaisligh ionn `the graceful band which ennobled us', Aithd. D. 34.13 . in uair thiced in sluag s.¤ | co h-aenach Tailltenn . . ., SG 100.12 . géabhaidh don droing ṡuilbhir ṡingse, TD 16.29 . ba giligtir snechto . . . a toeb s.¤ seta, IT i 120.4 . thin, shrunken : cuma lium cid seang mo brū, ZCP x 42.10 . gidh seang ón aoine an chlí chuil, DDána 55.6 . geil- chneas seang nar thruaill toirrcheas, Aithd. D. 85.8 . As adv. do chaith co s.¤ a saegal she spent her life as a virgin (of the Blessed Virgin), Irish Texts iv 4.8 . Compar. fa singe an fear ná caol con, A. Ó Dalaigh lv 4 . Of animals: ar ilar a set seṅgg `for the multitude of its slender kine', RC xx 42.24 (ACC). for echaib sengaib, LU 5505 (TBC). sebuic . . . sairshenga `grace- ful', Cog. 160.22 . a gcoin ṡeanga, TD 19.18 . laoich na ngreagh soidhéinmhe seang `sleek', 2.25 . do-chí an fionnchrodh soiléir seang | i dtiomchol oiléin Éireann `the bright sleek fair herd', 31.22 . tú an nathair sheang, TSh. 2122 . Of a stream, the sea: failet ann srotha sengga | do cheniul cach coemlenna, SR 497 . dar tuinn sruthra sáile sing, SG 366.9 (= LL 298a9 ). imba sessoch, im ba s.¤ | im ba tressach folingg tond, ZCP x 46 § 9 . d'Albain na sreabh seang `A. of the shallow streams', TD 24.3 . Of land: fá'n dtír chuirr shaeirealaigh sheing, Misc. Celt. Soc. 354.y .

(b) metaph. Of music: andsin dochantais don tṡlúag | ceol seṅg sírechtach sir-búan `shrill', Met. Dinds. iv 352.18 . Of a composition: ata sund seanchas suairc seang | is maith lé fearaibh Eirind `smooth', BR 224.17 . is de atā in sen-fhoc[al] s.¤ | doc[h]ualadar fir Ēirend, ML² 160 .

(c) of time long : seang a thost os cudh a cín `long his silence over his book' (B. na f.), ZCP iii 378.10 . seang .i. fada, ib. 381 . naoi mbliadhna seasgad . . . | ┐ naoi gcéad do bhliadhnaibh, | is é sin an saoghal seang | tugadh do Mhatusalem, Keat. i 136.5 . .xl. lathe lansheṅg | do ruacht in sathe seímṡeṅg | ina mbairc ria ndeilm ṅdílend | gabsat áit hi rend hErend, LL 5b14 . Of distance: long? cid ara nderna in snám seang | in fer maith Hierusalem?, ZCP iv 236 § 16 .

(d) metaph. lean, meagre, confined, restricted : a Christ . . . | . . . | nirop seṅg do thabairt dam `let not thy deliverance be slender to me', Trip. ii 540 § 58 . ni s.¤ a brig os cach bla, SR 867 . baile bithsheang a mbi brath | ise in tifearnn ichtarach, BB 36a4 . da ndechaind isin saogal s.¤ | do bérainn tres re leigend `if I were to return to the meagre world', ZCP x 32.25 . acht cid maith in ceard gaiscid | bec tuillim is mór naistir | betha bithsh.¤ beidhther de | do gabar iffern aiste narrow subsistence?, SG 52.4 . Common in chevilles: atú-sa sund, ni seól sæṅg, TBC 3194 . coindmed mís m'oenur, sid s.¤ | uaim doib ria nUltaib Herenn, RC xx 42.z (ACC).

II As subst. (a): seang m., IGT Decl. § 63 . the act of becoming thin; a thin, graceful person : na gneithi sin gan at, gan thsh.¤ , Irish Texts v 4.8 . seang san Aoine is [eadh nach] dú | an naoidhe 's an bhean ga mbia fasting on Friday, DDána 42.27 . an seang dreach-nuaidhe ó Dhúrlas (Thomas Earl of Ormond), Content. xxix 33 . ? cotarith lūath | Lugaid fri s.¤ sedlach, | rōë dar fot[h]re | fortach fri Sedrach, Ält. Ir. Dicht. 40 § 9 .

(b) ant: feraid seng saidbir sáith 'the ant fetches a rich sufficiency' Ériu xxii 42 § 5 .

Compds.

(a) with nouns: ¤airecht: dá cheannoigheacht bhídh tre bhioth | don tseangoireacht mhín Mhuimhnioch `the comely assembly of Munstermen', TD 31.37 . ¤bas grace- ful palm : seangbhas ghlainghríobhdha (of a person), Aithd. D. 72.1 . ¤ben a graceful woman : grádh na seangbhan mboilidh mbinn, TD 25.38 . ¤blén slender groin : Suibhne an seingbhlén-sa, Buile Ṡ. 45 . ¤fhlaith a graceful lord : da seangfhlaithibh saoirmhíne, Irish Texts iv 58.68 . ¤fhuil: bláth póir ṡeangḟuile Ṡadhbha, | ceannuighe óir ealadhna `flower of the stock of S.'s noble blood', TD 31.40 . ¤mér a slender finger : bean sheingmhéar is cíogh gcorrbhán, Aithd. D. 87.7 . ¤sháith: a seang saith doibh di `a bare sufficiency of it', Laws ii 150.1 Comm . ¤Shatharn used of Holy Satur- day: dīa hāine dīdine | d'Īsa fo dochraigi | is de an s. | sāethrach fa sech, ZCP viii 206 § 36 . Cf. Panuhél puirt Dé | dom dín ar cech ndruing | for theidm Sathairn seing, perh. here a refer- ence to doomsday, day of judgement, KMMisc. 255 § 14 . ¤shlúag: luibh díona na sé seangshluagh, Aithd. D. 87.7 . ¤thaeb: alaind in senud seṅg-thaeb | cuiri cend-caem dar clochan, Met. Dinds. iv 342.43 .

(b) with adjj.: ¤bán graceful and fair : nír bo cliti in sengban sean (of a man), BB 52b36 . ¤donn: re mac inghini Anna | . . . | go g[c]eanglom ar cēill 's ar ccond | risin rēidh seangdann ṡūlchorr, ZCP xii 367 § 6 . ¤fhaebrach tapering : troigh sheangfhaobhrach do mhear mé, Dánta Gr.² 28.11 . ¤gel: fear eich ṡeinggil ṡídhe, DDána 98.32 . ¤druin slender and shrewd: Sibuan s., Gorm. Feb. 18 . ¤mín slender and smooth : la Fiac[h]na sóid s., Gorm. Mar. 30 . ¤óg slender and perfect : Gallenic saer s., Jan. 28 . ¤remar: cneas seing- reamhar ar snuadh tonn `supple plump flesh', TD 40.5 . sal- chruinn síthamail s. (of a woman), St. Ercuil 511 .

sengach

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ind (? seng): iaich breca bedcaca | sengac ron ruchtac riabac `der schlanke (?) Seehund', ZCP xiii 278 § 10 .

sengad

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Forms: sengadh

u m. vn. of sengaid. sengadh, IGT Verbs § 105 . the act of growing thin, fading away : att . . . ag seangadh tumores . . . desinunt, 23 K 42, 206.1 . iar seangadh 'san dún sin damh, Tribes of Ireland 42.3 . In trans. use: a shengadh ar ngráidh thou who art causing my love to fade (?), Ériu ix 6. 59 . Fig. folld. by prep. AS the act of flinching, drawing back, evading : an gealladh bras do-bhéara | ní seangadh as fhoibéara `even thy rash promise thou shalt not strive to get out of', Aithd. D. 7.22 . buain i dtagra is seangadh as interfering in an argument and then evading the issue (?), Content. xiv 16 .

sengaid

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v (seng) grows thin, shrinks : o ro sheng a medón mas `when his shapely waist was shrunken', Ir. Review 1912, 250 § 10 . lám Aodha do ghenn a nglas | do ṡeng as caola na ccos, IGT Verbs ex. 912 . Fig.: go seanga do dhoirbhfhearg de `so that at this Thy fierce anger may relent', Aithd. D. 92.15 . créd rádh na senchadh mur sin | gu sengfadh ó chlár Chaisil that he would disappear, IGT Decl. ex. 1331 .

sengaire?

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ind conaicdís a hinathar tara craes ngorm ngairbh- fhiaclach tan consread seangairí ma cuit coimtidh chomadaís (describing a female champion), YBL 177a26 (= BB 257b19 ).

sengán

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Forms: seangan

n o,m. (seng). seangan m., IGT Decl. § 35 . an ant : s.¤ gl. formído (leg. formica), Cóir Anm. 263 . nochon fetarsa in ba cuil nó corrmíl nó ba s.¤ nom-gaib, BDD² 1504 . bec nar merblig in sruth dib amal ḟót s.¤ , Alex. 687 . dolotar ealta mor de senganaib ┐ meit serraig cech ai dib, RC ix 462.y . is marcach for s.¤ (in a list of absurdities), Aisl. MC 125.22 . on linn is seime na sin, doniter an nescoid re [nabur for]mica miliaris, . . . ┐ bi si mar seangan mor, Rosa Ang. 172.8 éirigh a ccionn an tseangain, Prov. vi 6 . na seangáin, is dream iad nach bí láidir, xxx 25 . Fig. seangán seanachadh na bh Fionn, | leannán ealathan Éirionn (of a person), Hackett liii 39 . púr díoghla darbh ndaol | doirbh ó dtig gach teidhm, | púr seangán nach soirbh | diombágh dún an deilm (of the seven deadly sins), Aithd. D. 52.7 . In n. loc. Teampall Cnuic na S.¤ , FM ii 1082.19 .

sengein

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ind seanghainn .i. gein áosda, O'Cl. `a child about to be born,' O'R.

sengrantae

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