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† Deáith npr. m. gen. Deátho,Deátha,i.e.disyllabic
De-átho:Mide mac bruthmar Brátha:meic dirmannaig
Deatha, Metr. Dinds. ii 42. 10 .Mide mac Bratha meic
Deatha, RDinds. § 7 .Bráth degmac Deatha dil LL 4 a 22 .
55 199 b 38 .Artt oebda dagnia derg : Deatha máir mandras
E[i]lgg, Rawl. 116 b 13 (=Deád már LL 387 b 5 ).mac
Deatha meic Ercḟatha(Airceda, Rawl. 162 b 54 )meic Ceu
LL 327 d 27 . Rawl. 158. 49 .mac Deatha meic Ceu, LL
336 f 32 (father ofCináed).mac Deatha, Rawl. 162 g 53 .
60—Either a cpd.dé-ḟáith(cf.especially then s. Déáith,
Rawl. 115 b 45 ) or =Dé(a) fáith Dé the prophet,gen.
ḟátho(and so actually written) :mac Brátha meic Conáid
meic Deḟatha meic Ceu LL 331 c 19 f.b. mac Defátha
CZ viii 334. 1 .mac Brátha meic Deḟatha meic Erchada
65 BB 77 b 26 . 155 b 34 . 141 a 34 (Deafatha). — Similarly
Mac Dé druad LL 347 c 48 , 55 . BB 216 a 44 .—The long
á is proved by the rhyme withBrátha, Metr. Dinds. l.c.
Cf. Dea.

deaithe n iā,f.Abstr. ofdéaith(Oir.déeid,q.v.).
5Though identical with Lat.desidia,deaithseems a purely
Mid.-Ir. formation (superseding the olderdeess).— Idleness,
inactivity,indolence,leisure . Associated withlaxa:ná
fagubar nech uaib i ṅdeathi nó i llaxa PH 6505 ; withsíd:
beith i síd ┐ i caencomrag ┐ deaithe BB 423 b 9 .fiche
10lathi dóib iarsin i ṅdeaithe, Alex. 759 ( LB 210 b 35 ).fear
do dul ar dreimni ┐ ar deaithi BB 445 b 49 ( Mer. Uil. 81 ).

dealt n=dialt,q.v.

deán n afosterfather ,v. degán.

Deán pn o,m. Diminutive ofDea :meic Deaín(i.e. Deáin)
15 LL 369 d 1 f.b.

Deatha gen. npr. m.,v.Deáith.

Deathrib pn g s. ad Cellam MagnamDeathrib, Thes. ii
277. 16 , corresponding to laterCell Mór Díthrib( Tig.A.D.
736 . 757 . AU 735 . 756 ).

20 debach, n strife,contention :bá férr síth ┐ cháinchoṁracc
oldáas eisíth ┐ debach, TTr.² 1763 . Not different from
deibech,q.v.

†debai: ind Arm. 183 a 2 , Thes. i 497. 35 . A vox nihili.
MS hasrecedeban[t], ib. 725 a .

25 †debec ind Arch. i 291 , a vox nihili. Read :is do metu
for cette .i. de urc for úan .i. de bec for bic, O'Mulc. 751 .

dé-ben n ā,f. Agoddess . S. Clárach 86 .

de-bennach adj o-ā. Two-peaked :claidib debennacha
móra LL 253 a 5 .lannchloidme lethanḟoda cona urdhor-
30naib debhendacha, Hugh Roe 96. 4 . Opp.oenchennach:
ar ní mó is bachall ind óenchendach crom oldáss an de-
bennach díriuchcenn D iv 2,53 b 2 .—Bennrefers to the
peak or top of the sword-hilt,cf. benn chlaideb LU 95 a 2 ;
co cloidmib benndornchuir, Hugh Roe 72. 5 .—Cf. trí-and
35 cethir-bennach.

†debenaib n d p. CZ vi 25. 1 , fordeblenaib,v. deidblén.

debend: ind mid medb a bélaib debend : lind serb do
bratoib cuilend, O'Mulc. 815 =debbend CZ ix 167. 21 .

dé-bethu n t,dábheatha amphibiousness , O'R. Dinn. —
40Hencedé-bethach o-ā,adj amphibious O'R.anamphibious
animal Macd.dábheathachas amphibiousness ,ib.

debil: adj roeirgetar ám síabra ┐ demna admílti aeoir ┐
síabarṡlúag debil demnach, Cog. 174. 12 . Probablyde-bil
unlucky,inauspicious .

45 débind: adj dá bliadain iarsin secht deich...nírb ord
debind día díne:dun Érinn gan áirdríghe BB 51 a 16 =
MacCarthy 430. 7 . The rhyme withÉrinndoes not allow
a reading `ordd ébind' (=áibind, as LU 119 av ).debinn
`sometimes an enhancement and sometimes a negative of
50 bind: harmonious,concordate, alsountuneful,discordant '
P. O'C. , quoting the stanza.

deblén, déblen,v. deidblén.

dé-bliadan n ā,f. Biennium :resin debliadain togla
Róma, Anecd. iii 66. 12 =ante biennium Romanae inrup-
55tionis Bed. i. 11 .

dé-bliadnach adj o-ā.Two years old.dá-bhliadhnach,o,
m. n atwo-year-old animal , O'R. Dinn. —HSD. Macd.

Débol-gae: pn mac Ailella Erand Débolgae isé toesech
arránic faga LL 324 d 1 f.b. débol=diabol double .

60 Deborr npr. f.(script.). Deborah , Lat.Debbora. n s.
BB 6 a 19 .

debra nin the stanza :réidfid Dubgilla delbda. dín mo
debra | mind ṅgaible : in bratt condaig fer berna. acht ní
trebrad ní coimge LL 193 b 14 f.b. —Seedebroth;v.l.
65 medra, Oss. v 260 , alliterating withmind, perhaps preferable.