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1 eól n o,m.later alsoiúl(confusion ofd s.andn s.);gen.
eóil,íuil,iúil. n
I (a) knowledge(of a person or thing);acquaintance
15(with person or thing);experience(in),skill: eol .i. eolas,
O'Cl. i fuithriu aesa iúil seers(?) RC xxvi 26.102 .aingeal
dorad a eol damh an angel made him known to me BNnÉ
7.25 .dlighidh eól ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuineadh
IGT,Introd. 2.14 .ben nár chuir eól ar an éra who has
20not learnt to refuse
Studies 1920, 419 .sgaraidh remh'eol
know me no more Buile S. 16.19 .dorad dó...sgaith a
heóil 'sa hionmhuine(poesy to a poet; possibly this is
meaning b), Studies,1923, 422 .dom iúl, ní fhuil...guais
is aidhbhsighe so far as I know, to my knowledge TSh. 2091 .
25 Cf. is éraise in rét in tserc | téit a héol cen immitecht
(wherea he.may meanknowledge of itorout of knowledge,
into oblivion; astray
) IT i 225.10 , and:romcobrat ar eol,
let them aid me for acquaintance sake(?) Molling 48 .
In phrase:is e. ¤ dom,Iknow, amexperienced,skilled:
30 in eól dúib a dindṡenchas? Met. Dinds. iv 58.2 ; 146.1 .
LL 150a49 .as eol dam...cétna breithem ruc in cétbrith,
Ériu iv 134.26 ; 136.2 .mas eol do budhen a gabail if
he himself knows how to take it
Laws ii 18.12 Comm. níor
eol dí a cáin do chomhall(of Eve), Dán Dé vii 32 .
35 ní heól do leigheas do dhéanamh=curare nescit TSh.
8172.6466 .
Withoc:eól a ḟatha acainne the reason whereof is
known to us
Met. Dinds. iv 172.8 .
(b)esp. lore,history (here perhaps:etir sruthu íuil
40 RC xxvi 26.99 ):ceann ar seiniúil`head of our ancient
lore
' Studies 1920, 98 .innisidh eóil na hÉireann narrator
of Ireland's lore
TD 3.29 .tobar lomnán d'ḟírṡreibh eóil
(of a book of historical tales) 25.28 .ná ceil gach iúl dá
n-úarais(to a book stored with various kinds of learning),
45 Studies 1919, 440 .
(c)that which isknownorfamiliar, esp. ofplaces,
accustomed surroundings,home: eol .i. gnáth,ut est;
ránic coa euol fén an fer | tar gach ler, Im. Br. i 41
(< Harl. 5280,49b2 ) = ZCP iv 160 n. 2 .mo brogad ḟor
50mara mūr | mu c[h]ūl do t[h]ochar frim ēol ZCP x 45.16 .
ni tharga co bráth dia echtra coa eol he will never return home
from his adventure
Dinds. 97 (=sheol SG ii 471.41 < LL
170b ). Met. Dinds. iv 144.10 .ag imsoi dia eol (.i. agh
impos ina eol conicce in baile asa tuccad hi)(of a cow
55which strays back to its former home), Laws v 268.18 ( 25 ).
re huaman a himana...da hiul agus da hoirrsleibtib firaicinti
fein from fear of being driven from her familiar place and
her own kindly mountain pastures
(of a cow) YBL 340b30
= Celt. Rev. iv 108.13 .am úathad im eól`I am alone in
60my home
' Buile S. 24.25 .d'iarraidh m'eóil`to seek tidings
of me
' (to seek my home?) TD 39.11 .Gen.as attrib.:om
íathaib iúil from my homelands Ériu v 209.37 . IT iii
14 § 31 .ar ttaistel iuil is ainiuil[sic leg.]journeying through
places known and unknown
BNnÉ 199.30 .
65 Cf. mo disi a n-eol Mumhan (.i. mo bheithsi a n-iath
Muimhnech) ZCP v 488.6 . Hence, perhaps:sa glaineól
.i. sa glainfheronn, Leb. Gab. i 102 n. 10 .
Innpr.:Eochaid Iúil IT i 220.20 .tír Echach Iuil
(eóil ? : sceoil) 217.12 .cneit Echach Iúil (: biuil) 222.16 .
5(d) information,direction,guidance;rightway: ro
imtighset rompa for iul na hingine by the maiden's
guidance
ZCP iv 383.9 .beir eol d'E... | is an tír guide
E.
GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 283 .sa tslighe dhírigh 'na
ndál...dorinne an t-iúl guided A. Ó Dálaigh iii 7 .seolais
10[probablyṡeolasis the right reading]an uile ar an iúl
[a n-i.text]in the right path xii 2 .dobhéara ar iúl i 8.
clann nach foil ar iúl erring children iii 5 .réadla eoil
na hóghachta virginity's guiding star x 2 .gan ḟear
n-eoil without a guide vi 4 . Rel. Celt. ii 226.20 .ní cóir
15an dall gan fear n-iúil, A. Ó Dálaigh vi 3 .do dénoim eoil
don fedain | le treoir...ngeinealaig, Hy Fiachr. 278.13 .
téid a leith eóil na huaime goes in the direction of(?)
IGT,Decl. ex. 1165 .
Cf. ní sirthir riamh eól aithnidh, ex. 1299 .
20 IIAsadj., knowing,acquaintedwith,versedin: am
eól...in cech airm | 'sin sceól, Met. Dinds. iii 266.3 .bamsa
heól...do sceól in chlíath-átha 314.3 .
Cf. eol ┐ aneol...eola aneola, O'Mulc. 404 .

? 2 eól n grief(?): sunna damh i n-eol, Molling 48 ,
25rendered `here I am in grief' RC xxviii 71 .

éola,éula this has been found only in O. Ir. and is
by Strachan ( Ériu i 11 ) taken asgen.ofeól; butacc.
to Ped. ii 99 and Thurn., Hdb. § 360 , it isn s.oféolig,
éulig, seeéolach.adj knowing,skilled(in), n expert (absol.
30or with gen. or prep.):améula (gl.didici) Wb 24b15 .
maddaeola if thou art wise IT i 81.16 .iseola
cāch, Arch. iii 297 § 56 . As attrib.:in t-oíséula
wise folk Wb 3c4 .anmchara umal eóla, Ériu ii 64 § 5 .
Withgen.:ropo eola-som na huile fetarlice he was skilled
35in the whole Old Testament
Wb 30c17 .Cf. ba eola axal
n-angel (.i. ba heolach i n-imacallmaib aingel. no ba heolach
isind aingiul dianid ainm Axal) ACC 47 ( RC xx 180 ).
Withfri:ar is hé as eola fri aidgne ind athar(gl.misit
Deus Spiritum filii sui in corda vestra) Wb 19d7 . With
40 i n-:is héside as éola and Wb 6b25 .crop éula i fiusset
æcnu(gl.oportet...esse...doctorem) 28b23 .nabad eola i
n-ar cintaib who would not be skilled in our faults 33b21 .
inna timthrechta ind labrada innid eula nech the speech in
which one is skilled
Ml 42c4 .fobith as n-eola ina pennait
45`versed in his penance' Laws iv 356.3 .bat eolai in gech
berlæ, Ériu viii 173.20 .

éolach,éulach, adj o-ā(then s.is not found in the earlier O.
Ir. Glosses; acc. to Thurn., Hdb. § 360 ; Ped. ii 99 , the O. Ir.
n s.iséola(q.v.),n p. eolig, to which in Ml a newn s. eulach
50is formed). knowing,learned,skilled(in),acquainted with;
absol. or with gen. or prep. n
(a) in general sense (absol.):is eulach(gl.expertus)
Ml 49a28 .eolach inti asidfet wise is he who recounts
it
IT i 217.6 .ícaid cach n-eolach every wise man is a
55healer
(?) Arch. iii 228.83 .aineolach i n-agaid eoluig,
Laws v 252x Comm. Inpl. thelearned: eulaig(gl.experti)
Ml 134a7 .amal adfiadat ind eolaigh=periti Todd Lect. v
45.4 .naheolaig PH 7794.7300 .éolaig in tsenchassa
BDD 68 .ba mé in t-éolach aneólach(said by a survivor
60of the flood, on emerging after its subsidence) LL 376b42 .
d p. donaibeulachaib (gl.expertis) Ml 131c15 .is
uathadh dona heolchuibh aga bfuil fios RC xxix 116.11 .
v p. abraid, aéolcho , Todd Lect. vi 10.14 .aéolchuElga
ZCP xiii 131 § 1 .aeolchaErenn ii 357.26 .g p. genelach
65Lége...do réir nan-eólach according to the men of learning
Met. Dinds. iv 248.23 . As attrib.:in liaig eolach PH
4222 .aisneis cach ugdair eolaig MR 166.10 .na forcet-
laide eolcha PH 6816 .co máigistrib eolchaib 3462 . With
gen.:armbat eolig forcitil that they may be versed in
5teaching
Wb 31d15 .ba heolach goibnechta he, Three
Hom. 108.32 = LB 32a45 .éolaige rebraid, aneolaige
réire(women are) skilled in pleasure-seeking, unskilled in
obedience
Tec. Corm. § 16.79 .
Compar.:rig bus ecnaide ┐ bus eolchu indai PH 3969 .
10 ar cend neich bid éolchu ┐ bid síne andás, Ériu iv 126.15 .
cia as eolcha anaid ? who is more learned than thou? ix 176
§ 1 .
Withi n-:ammin éulig and(gl.non ignoramus cogita-
tiones eius) Wb 14d28 .adib éolig and(gl.scitis) 26b12 .
15 33c19 (eolaig).condan éolich ir-rúnaib deachte 15b19 .
Met. Dinds. iv 56.210 .ro búi i farrad Echach corbo
eolach i n-écsi RC xxvi 8.4 .eolach i ndligedh mara skilled
in the law of the sea
(i.e.in seamanship) Laws iii 210.25 .
am éolach in cech breithemnos...dorónad, Ériu iv 134.24 .
20 am é. ¤ ina fesaib ┐ ina táintib ┐ ina toglaib 128.23 . Duan.
Ḟ. i 25.5 .nech bus eólchu 'na n-aisneis`better versed in
the account thereof
' Met. Dinds. iii 304.8 .fer roeolach a
mberla ┐ a filidecht, Auraic. 5470 .eólach hi Laidin FM
v 1630.5 .bat eoluigh-sium i togail cathrach skilled in
25destroying cities
Marco P. 132 .C. do bhí eolach san
Bhreitheamhnas Tuaithe, Keat. iii 115 .
Withfor:eolach...for a modhuibh, Marco P. 116 .
(b) esp. knowing,acquaintedwitha locality (way, place,
person,etc.), absol. or with gen. or prep.:nidat eolach
30 thou knowest not the way TBC 993 .amm eolach 1751 .
1699 .ua uathad eolaig inn usci si few knew of TTebe 1753 .
isim eolach-sa co dunad Euaindir`I know the way to the
fortress of E.
' Aen. 2084 . Withi n-:nim eolach-sa i crích
mo phopa Conchobair etir TBC 1210 . FM vi 1922.3 .
35 piloit fessach no eolach sa chuan sin, Fl. Earls 12.8 .am
éolach isin Gréic. atchonnarc a láechu, TTr.² 409 .rop
eolach i nErinn eiside FM vi 2088.1 . Transf., of things:
na longa budh éolchu acco the ships that best knew the way
(i.e.whose commanders best knew) CCath. 1413 .
40 gan beim orrtha 'gá n-eolchaib those who knew them
YBL 389b3 = Ir. Monthly 1921, 160 .
(c) Hence assubst. aguide: in carpat cen araid cen
eolach o Ard Machai co Sleibti, Trip. 248.21 .mani dig
[ind anim] le heolchu aingel with angels as guides FA 15
45(= RC xxvi 148.17 ). BNnÉ 149.12 .maith tra, or I. frisna
héolchu, cid as nesam dún sund ? BDD 70 .teid...eolac re
cach cetirn...dib sechnoin na cathrach BB 442a37 .a
túsigh conaire ┐ a eolaigh sligedh, CCath. 4761 .badar
drocheolaig ria F. ┐ tucsad i n-aimréidib hé RC xxiv 46.7 .
50 a n-eolaig robatar remib, Alex. 692 .frisna heolchu batar oc
imthús dóib 683 .noch dho bhí na éolach ag an muinntir
do chuir lámha a Níosa, Acts i 16 .ó's é is treóraighe ┐ is
eólach dhúinn...go neamh, TSh. 10035 .
(d) known,familiar: cf. air ni bi eulach(gl.non talis est
55qualis articulatae vocis oratio) `it is not knowledgeable'
(Thes.) Ml 42c9 .aithris dó...bás na bhfear óir dob eolach
dhó féin iad, Maguires of F. § 33 .dob eolach dhuinn cuiger
mac an R. Mhoirsin we were acquainted with Rel. Celt. ii
216.26 .Cf. ni fríoth tuath gan dudhchusach do chlannuiph
60E...acht an tuath eolach aitheachda sin .i. Tuath Ruisen
a hainm well-known(?) Hy Fiachr. 156 = Lec. 168a27 .
(e)of things requiring skill,cunning,curious(rare) : do
dhénamh gach aon ghné oibre eóluigh, Exod. xxxv 33 .
Cf. eólgach.