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1 dul vn. of téit. daul, Mon. Tall. 136.2 , 146.17 . doul, TFerbe
14 Eg. ( IT iii 549 ). dol (freq.). g s. dula, Wb. 5b29 . dola,
Keat. iii 1966 . dol (ar omun d. ¤ ), Arch. iii 233.4 (nom. for
gen.). In later lang. also dula, dola: a s. dula, SR 1395 , 2393 ,
55 6088 (dúla, 3505 ); TBC² 1487 , 2416 , 2425 , 2474 ; TBC 4127 ;
PH 446 , 2527 , etc.; dola, LL 7317 ; Ériu ii 178.25 . g s. dulta,
TSh. 6975 ; Eochairsg. 4.32 . dolta, TSh. 866 . dul dol m.,
IGT Decl. § 95 . dula dola m., § 2 . Verbs § 8 .
Going, to go , of motion in general; in O.Ir. used beside
60 techt as vn. of téit; in later lang. replaces techt, which
gradually comes to mean coming (cf. SR 6119 : im dul r[e]ut
. . . no thecht ar cúl dorise).
I In O.Ir. with obj. gen., representing trans. use of téit: do
dul martre to go to martyrdom, Wb. 4b21 . Cf. 26d8 . do dul
65báis, 16a3 . Cf. also: gan bas do dul, Lec. 346b31 . ré fer ná ré
mnái dá dhul | ní gabtar int aracul against man or woman that
seeks to enter it the retreat is never closed
, SG 245 .
II Later always intrans. with subj. gen. or more oft. with
DO of agent. (a) In lit. sense: rop ḟerr léo dola lé andas
70airisem, LL 221b32 ( TTr. 334 ). tri d. ¤ isna lucu arda going into
high places
, Ml. 23d23 . d. ¤ for sét, Hy. i Pref . ( Thes. ii 299 ). d. ¤
for insib mara, ib. d. ¤ dar muir, Hy. ii 8 Comm. ( Thes. ii 310 ).
d. ¤ ar astar to go on a journey, Buile S. 106 . ar ndol tar sáile,
30 . oc dula do chath, Ériu ii 130 . im dula isin comruc, TBC²
75 2146 . d. ¤ i céin, SR 6186 . d. ¤ i nEgept, 3796 . ba ferr lim dola
i n-a dail | indas a ndail mná baithe I had rather go to meet it,
IT iii 16 . ic d. ¤ ar a ech mounting his horse (riding ?), Cog. 144 .
d. ¤ for ar múraibh to scale our ramparts, CCath. 1678 . With
subj. gen.: far nd. ¤ co nem, SR 1095 (= d. ¤ dúib for neam,
80 MacCarthy 48 ). ba n-espa do chach d. ¤ int slógaid the setting
out of the foray
, TBC² 164 (on the foray ?). atbert G. a ndola
na teachta ar cenn milead that the ambassadors should go for
soldiers
, Todd Nenn. 84 . dislocatio .i. d. ¤ baild as a ionadh,
3 C 19, 46rb25 . ar nd. ¤ gilla ar chúiltib clúim, IGT Decl. ex.
85688 .
(b) With extension of meaning act of proceeding, setting about
(doing something), entering (on a state), and in various fig.
senses: d. ¤ dochumm na bethad suthaine, PH 7296 . d. ¤ i
mbás, 402 ; Laws v 296.16 . d. ¤ for cel to die, SR 2095 . do daul
do ēcaib, Mon. Tall. 146 . ic dol fria bás, Death-tales 10 n.
5 Isu Crist . . . do dh. ¤ for recht n-imdibe, PH 5641 . in fer
leginn do d. ¤ a n-espucoidecht, Laws i 58 Comm. d. ¤ isan
Eagluis to enter the Church (take orders), Donl. 336 . senoir
aesta ac d. ¤ i n-aibid oifrinn donning , Grail 3395 . d. ¤ a ndeal-
baib con, RC xxiv 174 . go d. ¤ don fíon fa berbadh till the wine
10begins to boil
, 24 P 32, 177.15 . bágaim mo d. ¤ dia labrad I pro-
claim that I am going to speak of them
, Met. Dinds. iii 330 . Of
things: crich do d. ¤ for in forbann rechtaide, PH 3450 . go
feadh an dísle do dh. ¤ till the time of the dice going, i.e. till the
game begins
(?), KMMisc. 246 . In impers. constr.: na mnā
15bīos torrach ag dol chum an earraigh when spring is drawing
on
, 23 K 42, 31.17 . In Laws act of going as pledge, forfeit, etc.:
d. ¤ risin ní ro cotaimsiged to go security for the thing which was
fixed
, iv 34 Comm. (cf. dul fri cath to go security for battle,
Triads 235 ). gach cin dogni duine . . . is a dh. ¤ féin inn mana
20bé éiric oca he himself goes for it (i.e. becomes forfeit?), Laws iv
250 Comm. is a nd. ¤ a fiachuibh in fechemun (the animals)
shall go to liquidate the debt, ii 4.7 Comm. , cf. 9 . in mór do
d. ¤ ar in mbec that the much should go (to pay) for the little,
SG 401 . d. ¤ ar ríg to go security for a king, Triads 235 .
25(c) In combination with prepp. or advbs. in a variety of
idioms: With AR: ar ndol aige ar a dtreabhaibh | do roinn
Brian ar Gaoidhealaibh when he got hold of their dwellings,
Content. v 74 . With abstr. noun: d. ¤ ar neifní vanishing ,
O'Gr. Cat. 254 . ic dola ar dible ┐ ar dásacht, MR 200 .
30With AS going out, exit: ma d. ¤ asin (sic leg.) drochcolaind,
Arch. iii 240 § 38 . go maireann drithle gan d. ¤ as without being
extinguished
, O'Gr. Cat. 473 . Escaping: Niall do d. ¤ ass a
niort a gaisccidh, FM iii 452 . gur fíu sibh d. ¤ as ó na neithibh-
si uile atá chum teachda, Luke xxi 36 . Dying: nochar gabh
35céile mur Cathal | Eire ar ndol a athar as, KMMisc. 170 . See
(d) below.
With CO cohabiting: d. ¤ co fer, Lism. L. 1338 ; O'Dav. 746 .
in daer, masa bean saer fuil aice, ata eneclann do a n[d]ul
cuici is entitled to honour-price for another's cohabiting with her,
40 Laws v 514 Comm. Bennán . . . romarb Ibel mac M. i nd. ¤
co a mnai, SG ii 480 .
With DE: ced an chuirp . . . fuair an t-eslan gan dol de |
ó coimhthional na cille the sick man got permission (to touch
the saint's) body without any reservation (revoke
?), BNnÉ 277 .
45 Diocletian . . . is Maximen . . . cia rostairned ria nd. ¤ de though
they were abased ere they went hence
(i.e. died?), Lec. 47b49 .
ag sin do chruth ar ndol díot you have lost your beauty,
Dánta Gr. 11.12 .
With DO: buiden do bochtaibh | ag dol do ghorta gan
50biadh, BNnÉ 149 . gé atú ar ndol do ghorta overcome with
hunger
, Duan. Finn i 86 (in these exx. possibly do = de,
with dul = to die, perish , see below). mo náire a dhol dod
dhíoghbháil that it should harm thee, Dánta Gr. 39.20 .
With FO: dol fona grádaib coiserctha to take holy orders,
55 RC xii 324 . d. ¤ fo gradaib, Hy. ii Pref . d. ¤ fo graid n-ep[s]coip,
Mon. Tall. 134 . d. ¤ fo láim n-epscoip to be confirmed (?), Ériu
i 218 . d. ¤ fāi na grēine sunset , Ir. Astr. Tr. 4 . fuinedh, d. ¤ faoi,
Eg. Gl. 319 . Attacking, falling on: ac faicsin di in mic thíre ac
dulu (leg. -a?) fó na caerib, SG 391 . d. ¤ fúinne nír bhfheirde
60a chiall | go raibhe a fhios ag Uilliam | nách díghealuinn
m'fhíoch nó m'fholc, 3 C 13, 802.11 .
With FRI turning to, taking up (an occupation, etc.):
truag . . . do dol re dán alas that thou tookest to the bardic art,
O'Gr. Cat. 361 . go raibh mórán diobh ag dul re díomhaoinios,
65 PCT 1145 . ? cred nach n-aithninn a chúl cas | do dhul re[a]
mhaicne do mheas, Rel. Celt. ii 242 .
With I N- act of entering on (a state); tending to, becoming
(esp. folld. by an abstr.): dol a tuarustul to enter military
service (take pay
), Cog. 50 . do d. ¤ i seilbh chóroine na Sacsan,
70 Keat. iii 5385 . an creideamh do dh. ¤ i mbáthadh, 5492 . in
doman do dh. ¤ a ṅdíth air, PH 7583 . nirb' ail les a subaltaidhe
d'foillsiughadh . . . d'ecla a nd. ¤ a nglóir dimhain dó lest they
should lead him to vainglory
, BCC § 395 . dón droing bís ag d. ¤
a n-esláinti, O'Gr. Cat. 200 . do d. ¤ a n-eitice to fall into con-
75sumption
, 270 . d. ¤ a gcnaoi (id.), 3 C 19, 18ra23 . da raibh . . . in
t-inad ar nd. ¤ a ufistula if the spot has become ulcerated;
115vb13 . ag d. ¤ a ttirma becoming dry, 90va13 . ag d. ¤ a ngiri
getting shorter , Ir. Astr. Tr. 86 . Rarely folld. by pl.: bai an
t-iarla . . . acc dol i ndaoinibh diaidh i ndiaidh gaining more
80and more people (adherents
), FM vi 2082 .
With Ó act of escaping from: muna caemnacar d. ¤ uad cin a
marbu, Laws v 148 Comm. ní bhfuil d. ¤ agam ó'n éag, Oss.
vi 56 . ó nach bhféadaim d. ¤ ón mbás, Dánta Gr. 42.19 .
With TAR act of going beyond, exceeding, transgressing:
85 miosúr maith . . . ag d. ¤ thairis running over , Luke vi 38 . cen
dula dar séis no smacht, SR 2393 . a dula . . . darm' thimna
(of Adam), 1395 . In sense of dul as: gan d. ¤ tairis ag aonduine
without escape for anyone from it (death), TSh. 2696 .
With TRE: dul tria aitiri, Críth Gabl. 306 `violating his
suretyship
', Gloss. íar ndul triit, 549 `after it has leaked out',
5Gloss.
d. ¤ amach act of getting out, release: ní d. ¤ amach duit go lá
'n bhráth, Oss. vi 30 . togairmid an sceathrach ┐ and d. ¤ amach
purgation (?), 3 C 22, 22a30 . d. ¤ istech: dobeir d. ¤ asteach do
bhriathar solus the entrance of Thy words giveth light, Ps.
10 cxix 130 . d. ¤ ar agaid to advance, progress: d. ¤ air aghaidh
ansna subháilcibh, Donl. 174 . d. ¤ ar (for) cúl: ag d. ¤ ar cúl
abating (of a fever), O'Gr. Cat. 234 . iar ndol na siodha for
ccul after the peace had been set aside, FM vi 2054 .
(d) act of being lost, passing away, dying (= dul as, see
15above): ferr oenfer dont slog do d. ¤ | indá in mór do mudugud,
SR 6983 (cf. 2 Sam. xx 16 - 21 ). dá trian fer nErenn do dhula,
SG 21 . ní uair dimiad re ndula at her decease, Met. Dinds. iii
434 . ria ndol d'Aodh mór mac D., O'Gr. Cat. 354 . mar bhís
a ndán do dhroing d. ¤ since it is the destiny of people to pass
20away
, Misc. Celt. Soc. 150 . go dol í Néill to the death of O'Neill,
164 . do dith Diarmata . . . ┐ d'esbaid Duib da cond . . . ┐ do
d. ¤ Dithrubaigh, Acall. 3983 . dobhéar sa neamh dhuit iar nd. ¤ ,
3 C 12, 26.17 . ní bhiadh muna mbeith an dán | . . . | fios
deighfhir ar n-a dhola, Ir. Syll. Poetry 80 § 13 .
25(e) proceeding, course, manner ; an extension of lit. sense,
cf. Wb. 33a5 ; rubu fer-som muintere; maith dano d. ¤ humal
obedient conduct (?) (but see ZCP xvii 224 ). So in chevilles:
aurdairc d. ¤ , SR 4061 , cf. 4735 . dochtaid d. ¤ , 7239 . guid iar
fird. ¤ . . . im dílgud dot' immarbos, 1607 . fo dóer-ban d. ¤ `after
30the fashion of low-born women
', Met. Dinds. iii 376 . lasin fear
iga raibi in d. ¤ gaeth the man who had the wise course, Auraic.
500 . is deg-d. ¤ , or in fer well-said, bravo , LL 282b2 . ní bú
amlos | dósom in d. ¤ duthracair, | ascnam sech péin hi pardos
to him the way he has wished was great gain, Liad. and Cuir. 24 .
35With FO and art.: dond ingin . . . nó dia cholin fon d. ¤
toisech according to the first way (of explaining it), Wb. 10b20 .
di doiri Babelone rogabad fon d. ¤ -so according to this inter-
pretation
, Ml. 133b1 . fun d. ¤ nisiu, 53a8 . See next section.
(f) occasion, time, turn: [arin] scribund roscribad in d. ¤ -so,
40 Sg. 202a (Thes. ii p. xxi). in d. ¤ so this time , TBC² 754 . ala d. ¤
on another occasion , Laws i 216.31 Comm. is fo infinit dutiagar
fun d. ¤ so in this case, Ml. 101c6 . tabhradh sochraide Laighean
leis don d. ¤ -sa on this occasion, ML 56 . créad do thug don d. ¤ so
thú? Oss. iv 94 . ní mían riom d. ¤ bhur bfhéachain anois don
45d. ¤ sa, 1 Cor. xvi 7 . don dula sin on that occasion, then , CCath.
458 . nír bó ciúin dóibh don d. ¤ soin, FM iii 226 , v 1468 . a
gabail fa dó décc . . . ┐ pater i forbhu cech dula at the end of
each recital
(of a prayer), BNnÉ 92 . Aodha . . . nár claoi-
dheadh i n-aon d. ¤ , E. O'Rahilly xxxv 43 . lind nach serg-therc
50fri sam-d. ¤ at summer-tide , Met. Dinds. iii 338 .
(g) As quasi-conj., so that; because, since , usually with art.:
in d. ¤ atchi-side `because he perceives it', Wb. 25a37 . d. ¤ ní fír
a ndurairngert `so that what he has promised is untrue', 30b3 .
in d. ¤ bidh coimtig mo lecht since my grave will be frequented,
55 Fianaig. 16 . cid fris-n-aragar aithgabail cūicthi in d. ¤ is
gnāthu do grēs oldās cach athgabail? why is stay attached to
the distress of five days since it is more usual
. . ., Laws i 250 .
in duil is Críst cech óigi since every guest is Christ, Ériu ii
172 .
60Compd.: ¤ brass swift in course; ech d., TBC 3380 . See also
dulta.

2 dul n snare, trap: dul, paintear a trap, Eg. Gl. 244 , 516 . cuiridh
gaisdéoir iffrinn nua-dh. ¤ air, Mac Aingil 405.13 . d'eagla go
. . . dtuitfeadh sé a nd. ¤ an díabhail, 1 Tim. iii 7 . bíodh a
65mbórd mar dh. ¤ ┐ mar ghléus gabhála, Rom. xi 9 . ní chum
bhur ngabhála a nd. ¤ , 1 Cor. vii 35 . a nduluibh an diabhuil,
Mac Aingil 405.7 . See 5 dul.

3 dul n m. rim (of a shield) (?): tárla claideamh Fhinn a nd. ¤
uachtarach sgéithe an rígh, CF 413 Eg. = a n-oscail uach-
70tarach, 890 . Cf. 1 tul.

4 dul n satirist: d. ¤ .i. cáinte, Corm. Y 456 . .i. cáinteóir no fear
áoire, O'Cl. ? lasin nGaedel .i. lasin ngaeth d. ¤ , Auraic. 500 .
Cf. dulsaine.

5 dul n cheating (?); cen d. ¤ (dol, v.l.), cen diupairt nduini, Ériu
75 iii 96 . Loan-word from Lat. dolus? 110 note. See 2 dul.

? dúl: ind dearbhathuis a dh. ¤ do chuir | rún cearrbhachuis mo
chomthuigh, KMMisc. 246 .

dula xsee 1 dul.

Dula n.pr. m. D. ¤ m. Laidir ara, LL 326h48 . gen. D. ¤ , 54 =
80 Dail m. L. 326g57 . gen. Daula, 59 . mac D. ¤ m. Laidir, BB
220c55 .

dúla adj(prob. orig. g s. of 1 or 2 dúil. Perh. infl. by dúal) natural,
desirable, fitting, suitable . Usually with prec. neg. form of
copula: gním nár d. ¤ , RC vi 184 . ca ceol díb nar bo d. ¤ ? RC
85 vii 298 . ceol nár dh. ¤ , Duan. Finn i 29 . ní nár dh. ¤ , Ir. Syll.
Poetry 35 § 10 . Mumha ag dreim nachar dh. ¤ , DDána 74.36 .
Note also: atá i ndliged 's a nd. ¤ | icc rimm éruicc m'ēnṡúla
(umla, v.l.), Anecd. i 27 .