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dé-ḟaebrach adj o-ā(dá+faebur). Two-edged, of swords
and axes. tuairgnighe na tuagh ndaingen ndefaebrach
(v.l.ndegfaebrach), CCath. 5865 .tuag déáebrach (sic) na
láim, TTr.² 1857 .fidba defaebrach ina láim YBL 208 b
6522 . Eg. 1782,6 a .co claideb ṅd. ¤ PH 4138 .pl. cloidbe
deḟoebracha PH 1205 .go cclaidhmibh défaobhracha FM
2126. 5 f.b. — MOD.dá-ḟaobhrach, Coneys. O'R. Dinn.
Macd. HSD (c.s.). There is nodáfaobhar two-edged , as
Coneys supposed (dāḟaobhar , Ps. cxlix 6 ,g du).

5 Déḟátho gen. npr.See†Deaith,Degatha.

dé-ḟert n amiracle, a divine work.ughdar na ndebhferta
the CreatorO'R. ann.

dé-ḟiaclach adj o-ā.Having twoteeth,bidental . MOD.dá-
ḟiaclach havingtwo prominent teeth, as asheeptwo years
10oldConeys. Dinn. HSD. Macd.

de-ḟid,deid n o,m. A sacredwood . Identical
with SwedishTived, the name of a wood. Onlynom.
&gen. sg. defid,deid, are found. A cpd. of2 dia+fid,
u,m.For the change of inflexion,cf. tomus(g s.generally
15 tomais, Laws;tomais, Mil 20 a 21 ),cocath,fiss &c.
degfid Laws v 474. 7 .deid, i 182. 5 .—Synon.withfid
nemid: epe cacha feada acht fid nemead nó degfidh, Laws
l.c. ; ib. i 164. 4 .fid defid the sacred wood, as opp. to
thefid comaithchesaandfid in dírainn.degfid. .i. fid defid,
20 ib. v 476. 3 . i 134. 21 .aithgin feda defid, ib.—Situated
close to adún, Laws i 134. 21 .—COMPD.deidud(†deḟid-
ḟid) =fid deḟid: cinmotha fid neimidh nó deidud, Laws i
164. 4 .

dé-ḟillte adj io-ia. Two-fold,double . MOD.dá-ḟillte, Coneys.
25O'R. Dinn. HSD. Macd.

dé-ḟilltech adj o-ā. Having two folds (filliud),i.e. two-
fold .triplex(sic).i. defilltech LB 277 b 35 .

dé-ḟogras n u,m. Diphthongation .deogras, Sg 13 b 4 .

dé-ḟogur n o,m., phonet.deóir, Ir. Gl. 550 (cf. deoḟoghair
30 BB 326 b 22 ). The Irish translation ofGk.δίφθογγος,a
diphthong. n s. deogur, Sg 18 a 6 , 7 . 54 a 14 .deógur, Pr.
Cr. 15 b 2 .lánfogur ┐ defogur dá dual na nguta BB 317
b 36 .g s. deoguir, Sg 12 a 3 . 18 b 2 . 21 a 3 .a s. deogur,
191 a 3 .d s. fogor dá gutæ i ndeogur...it dí gutai bíte i
35nd., 18 a 3 . 32 b 1 .n p. na forfeda it inunda ┐ na deoḟoghair
BB 326 b 22 .defogair, 323 b 4 .d p. isna degḟoghraib, 323
b 2 .—dáḟoghar P. O'C. Lhuyd (pl. daḟouruig).dáḟoghair,
f., O'R. Dinn. (g s. -ghra,-ghrach). HSD. Macd. Slender
-r already Ir. Gl. 550 (deóir).—Hencedá-ḟoghrach diph-
40thongal Dinn. (Mid.-Ir. †dé-ḟograch).

de-ḟordol n o(emphaticde+for-dol).Act ofwandering,
straying .deḟordal .i. seachrán mór. óir as ionann fordal
┐ seachrán, O'Cl.s.v. a great error or mistake P. O'C.

defride: adj conid roib d. ¤ .i. diabol nairichdeusa, Laws
45 iv 316. 6 . Fordeithbiri-de,v. deithbir.

1 deg- prefin cpds.,v. 1 dag.

2 deg- prefoften, as it seems, by popular etymology, written
for (a)de-(2 dia):degfid,degṡercc,Degátha=deḟid
Déḟátha,deercc,q.v. (b)dé-(dá):degḟogur=déḟogur;
50 deggablánach=dégablánach,q.v. Cf. deach .i.degḟuach
BB 321 b 32 . (c)prep. de-:degchelt=deichelt;degdi-
nach=déidenach.

3 deg- pref Wi. Wörterb. 469 a =1 deg-.

deg adj superl.ofmaith,v. dech.

55 †deg n fire , Arch. i 291. 2 f.b. —A mistake fordaig,
q.v.

†Deg npr. m. (a) Fél. Oeng. Ind . and elsewhere,
wrongly concluded fromg s. Dega;v. Daig. (b)Deg mac
Loegaire LL 43 a 22 =degmac L. (c) Mid.-Ir. spelling for
60olderDed,nom.ofDedad.

dég prep.&conj.Fromdi+fiach(cf.Norw.for...
skyld), in unaccented position whenfiachwas yetféch.Cf.
dfech Arm. 17 b 1 . Mid.-Ir.déig, through the influence of
dáig, to which it early gave way.
65 I Nom. prep. with gen. becauseof; also inreturnfor.
deoigh déigh dáigh .i. ar son nó do bhrígh, O'Cl.donindnagar
cech maith dúibsi deg innaní sin, Wb 103 b 13 . Translating
Lat.propter:p. dolositatem .i. dég a mmraithemnachta
ón, Mil 91 c 14 .propter cultus diuini festa .i. arna líthu .i.
5dég a nermiten féid adi, 47 b 2 (synon. with `ar').in dígal
dumbir fornni dég ár pectha, 88 a 4 .deg, Sg 201 b 1 .Cf.
dfech tinóil, Arm. 17 b 1 .—níco mbertar (sc.in táin isan
gurt) deg an domnaig CZ iii 228. 23 .—Mid.-Ir.fo déig,
synon.fo bíth,fo dáig:bái comairle la hUltu fo déig
10Conculainn LU 121 b 34 .fochen duit fo deig na mná las
tánaic SC § 20 ( IT i 327 b 2 ;fo bíthLU).fochen duid
fo deig cridi do máthar TBC 532 Y.
II Conj. because . Followed byrel.form of verb:is
díriuch a ndechor deg cinte persana, Sg 197 a 13 ; also,
15likeamail, bynon-rel.form:dég is ua guthaigthi intinnscana
in fers, Sg 136 a 1 .deg rochualasom&c. , Lat. Lives 10.
10 =dég, Trip. 56. 23 .—Followed byrel. n-:dég rombou
écndairc dó, Sg 148 a 6 ; but:dég robói in spiurt nóib less,
Tur. 100 .dég ba hé ba lughu cin, TTr.² 1807 . Ambiguous:
20 dég rofitir, Trip. 54. 3 .déig rofitir FB § 3 . —fo déig
(negat. `ní'):fo déig ní ragad si acht&c. TBC 1662 Y.
fo deig rolad cach duine di BB 349 a 15 .