sercamail

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adj i (serc) lovable, attractive : tiad gnúisi giolladh ndorrdha | reimhe a reachtoibh searcamhla `turn to loving forms', Studies 1919, 257 § 16 . do chuir sí a súil do chabhair, | do thréig a sleacht searcamhail, Keat. Poems 1138 . do ghlór gheanamhail shearcamhail sháimh-cheart, 418 . ris na cúig mnáibh . . . déag is áilne ┐ is searcamhla san Midhe uile, Keat. iii 2799 .

sercda

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adj io, iā (serc) loving (?), beloved (?): fan dtréad searcdha saoidheamhail (sc. the Franciscan monks), DDána 122.19 .

sercoi?

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ind it ē saigdi goine sūain | cech trāt[h]a ind-oidc[h]i adhūair: | s.¤ lie gnāsa īar ndē | fir a tōib tīri Roighne, Ériu ii 15 § 1 (`pangs of love . . . for the company of the man . . .').

sercol(l)

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Forms: sercla

n (? Lat. ferculum Dinn. s.v. searcal , Celtica xvii 53-58 ) n pl. sercla, Sg. 63a11 (gl. irritamenta gulae), LL 117b23 . `titbit, relish' (Críth Gabl. Vocabulary), a delicacy : ceo ni coirm ceo ni sercoll saith sechnais beoil .i. ┐ ni ebed coirm nó ni carad coirm ┐ nírbo sercad leis co ollsaith do sechnad dano in beoil, LU 914 (ACC). bíathad deise dó . . . imb i ndomnachaib, serccol tar(r)sain[n] la sodain—duilesc, cainnenn, salann, Críth Gabl. 149 . imb dó co serccol tar- sain[n], 300 . batir é a ṡercla grut bruithe. mór luatha. mera derga. caera glassa. diasa loscthi, Irish Texts i 33.11 (= LL 117b23 ). is licet doaib sercla tírmai di cach toruth `dry relishes of all sorts of fruit', Ériu vii 140.10 . cosin sercoll so-chenēlach, co mid, Aisl. MC 99.16 . is maith do chuit, a Gráinne | is ferr duit inda ríge, | serccoll na cailech feda, | la banna meda míne, RC xx 264 § 73 ( ACC Comm . ). Hence: searcoll .i. feoil choileach feadha amhail a dubhairt Diarmuid o Duibhne isin rann: As maith do chuid a Ghrainne, etc., O'Cl.

Serdae

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adj io, iā (a) (based on Lat. Syria) Syrian ; as pn subst., a Syrian : fri ssians nebraide ┐ s.¤ , Ml. 37a6 . la serdu ┐ ebreu, 36c6 . co tir na mBachtriana ┐ co tir na Serrda, BB 493b41 = co tír na Serrda, Alex. 612 .

(b) (Lat. Sēres) Chinese Ériu xxxviii 73 . Serdai co sirblad, Rawl. 78a14 .

(b) (Lat. Sēres) Chinese Ériu xxxviii 73 . Serdai co sirblad, Rawl. 78a14 .

serech?

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n recur s.¤ sárlatir, LU 10381 (rhetoric) = recar s.¤ sárláitir, Comp. Con C. 58.13 (`for serr-iach a kite ?', Gloss.).

seregra

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n (? 1 serg): an adharc do cur . . . ar bunuibh in righthigh ┐ folmaighe si ann sin ona lamhuibh ┐ fóiridh in s.¤ bis inntu, Reg. San. p. 30.12 (` dry eczema?' Glossary).

1 serg

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Forms: tsirg

n o,m.

(a) decline, wasting sickness : ma beith hi seurc gl. sí infirmetur, Ml. 142c3 . masa searg no do-galur, Laws v 132n. 3 . na hi ro uaisi gatus sirg dona macaib beca .i. camana, ┐ liatroiti, ┐ luboca, i 138.32 Comm . (etym. gl. on essrechta maccru). focherd A. i s.¤ de, LU 10730 (TE). uchan is crú mo craide | s.¤ for marcuch in maige, 3577 ( SC 29 . H). nisibed nech dib fín acht intí nobid i sérg = (nisi quem infirmitas cogis- set) Lat. Lives 93.1 . Attrib. gen. in ben tsirg cin sug nirt gl. anbobracht, Laws i 140.35 Comm . (cf. Corm. Y 42 ). ben sirg sin gus na fuil sailechtu fesi re fear féin, Laws iii 558.10 . in fer siric, i. 130.20 Comm . sarachan seirg (of a dead pig), Irish Texts i 32 § 54 . Cf. dia rob dall na bodar . . . no sirg, O'D. 934 ( H.3.17, 658c ).

In the same sense, s.¤ galuir: o ro erig in rig iarnabárach is amlaid ro bói, mar do beith i searg galair (sic MS.), RC xxiii 410 § 20 . gabais s.¤ galuir rí Caṅgigu co táinic a thiughlaithe, Marco P. 117 . i s.¤ galair . . . do chumhaid a mhná, Lism. L. 2794 . Donnchadh . . . do écc iarná beith hi seircc ghalair ochta re bliadhain láin `under pulmonary consumption', FM iv 962.2 . Fedhlimidh . . . d'écc iar mbeith i s.¤ galair fri ré fhoda, 972.6 = lubra, Ann. Conn. 1451.2 . nir dheilig taobh ré derccadh dhó acht a bheith a s.¤ siorghalair, ITS v 70.6 .

(b) as quasi-vn. act of lessening, shrinking, contracting, de- clining, wasting : adaig oc siniud . . . s.¤ for cech sírlo, LB 102 marg. inf. ro gab for s.¤ ┐ digbail, for crapad ┐ for feodugud `began to shrivel' (of entrails used for prognostication), CCath. 973 . atā . . . forbairt na teora mbliadan forro ō sin gusaniu, nō s.¤ na teora mbliadan (of people changed by a three years' absence), ZCP v 501.z . searg an uilc ┐ na fingala doden ar mo comalta as e ata ar mo tsirig, x 306.8 - 9 . deacair searg duilghe na dáimhe `it is difficult to abate the discontent of com- panies', TD 29.16 . dob orusa a searg mar soin | fearg na folasa Fiachoidh, 15.53 . an fhearg ní luaithe leat-sa | ná ag searg uaithe t'aigneadh-sa thy mind withering (?) on account of it, DDána 88.8 . searg, seargadh, IGT Verbs § 117 .

gaibid s.¤ abates, becomes lessened : a fhearg ┐ í ar galuibh | gabhaidh sí searg ar slighidh, PBocht 21.9 . ar s.¤ in his de- clining years (?): sláinte maith ┐ sé ar searg | nó gur chaith a ré ag Risdeard, IGT Verbs ex. 987 .

Compds. ¤esnach `lean-ribbed': ré sleasaibh seirg-easnacha a gcneas, TSh. 2266 . ¤mag `withered plain': debthaigis Dagda, nar diúit, | ri [luas] for serc-maig na sét, Ériu vii 228.22 (possibly n. loc.). ¤therc `shrunk and scanty': lind nach serg-therc fri sam-dul, Met. Dinds. iii 338.3 .

2 serg

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adj withered, wasted : gidh searg mo ghné mar aosmhar an- shúgach, Keat. Poems 78 . an taobh dearg dá ndúine dhamh | searg is a úire an t-áladh, DDána 11.24 .

sergad

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u m. vn. of sergaid.

(a) lessening, abating, diminishing : is .xl. la ro-bai in diliu aga fearthain ┐ .l. ar .c. la ro-baí gan tṡeargadh, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. 23 n. 25 . iar sergadh dílinne, Geneal. Tracts i 37.3 . in la oc síniud . . . ┐ adaig oc s.¤ , LB 102 marg. inf.

(b) act of wasting away, withering : dochim Cclt . . . | . . . 'sa corp ar seargadh, Oss. v 134.12 . ní hadhbhar seargtha go seirc, Dánta Gr.² 67.1 . iad ag seargadh, súil re bás, 9.26 . bhíos . . . díomhaoin gan luaighidheacht iar n-a seargadh ┐ iar n-a ccríonadh a n-ionbhuidh a mblátha (of the works of the vain- glorious), Desid. p. 14 n . is amhlaidh . . . do bhí Cobhthach . . . ┐ é ag seargadh tré fhormad ré Laoghaire Lorc, Keat. ii 2500 . ag trosgadh d'á seargadh féin (= jejuniis se macerando), i 58.76 . fiabhras spioratdha . . . dá ngairthear sainnt, bhíos ag sámh-chnaoi ┐ ag seargadh an tsanntaigh do shíor, TSh. 7922 . na baill ar siabhradh ┐ ar seargadh .i. na lámha ar gcrapadh ┐ ar gcaolughadh, 1091 . nach bí biadh ná deoch aige, acht é i ngorta ghnáth ag seargadh ┐ ag feódhughadh, 4191 . atá an talamh . . . ag seargadh `the earth languisheth', Isa. xxxiii 9 . attrib. gen. fri snima seirgthi sóeba, SR 4287 .