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persa n n,f.(Lat.persona) O.Ir.n s. persan, Sg. 138a1 , 189a9 , b2 ,
Hib. Min. 4.103 .persann, Ml. 90a12 .a s. persain, Sg.
71b5 , 72a1 .persin 198a24 .d s. persain, Ml. 33b24 , 115a7 .
60 persin, Sg. 140a1 , 162a3 .g s. innapersine , Sg. 197b10 ;
71b10 , 189b8 , Wb. 6b13 .n du. dipersin , Sg. 212b5 .n p. persin,
Sg. 203b10 ,cf. 197a15 , 199a1 .a p. persana, 191a2 .persannu,
Hib. Min. 10.315 (leg. -nna).g p. persan, Sg. 220a9 , 10 .d p.
personaib, 186a2 .persunnaib, Hib. Min. 5.136 .
65Mid.Ir.n s. persa;perso, LU 295 , 2308 , Auraic. 39 , 324 .
persu, Hib. Min. 3.91 ; common form in PH.a d s. persain,
-sainn,-saind.g s. persain(n)e;persan, Laws iii 460.1 ,cf. Fl.
Earls 254.2 .n p. persainn, IT iii 65 x ( BB 305a47 );persan(n)a.
g p. persan(n).pearsa,f. d s. -ain(n),g s. -an(n),-ainne,n p. -ain,
70 -an(n)a,g p. -an(n), IGT Dec. § 121 . Mod.pearsa,g s. -an;g p.
occas.pearsa, ( 1 Cor. x 8 ; Fl. Earls 186.30 ).
(a)aperson, anindividual :do neuch dofoirṅde persain
deirb to what signifies a determinate person, Sg. 72a1 .cindas
persine attotchomnicc?(gl.tu quis es?), Wb. 6b13 .issí persann
75fil and . . . paupertas, Ml. 90a12 (i.e. `paupertas' is the subject
of the sentence glossed;cf. ni do cach brethir tecming persona
all verbs have not a personal subject, Sg. 161a1 , where the Lat.
word is used).cen airitin persainde etir aichnid ┐ anaichnid,
PH 4152 ;cf. airitiu persand, 4011 (g p.)co nar persu dingbala
80don epscopoti hé a fit person for the episcopate, Lat. Lives 92.4 .
bid Crist i persaind cech bocht iressach, LB 63a24 =i persoin
cech aighedh [áighidhMS.]irisigh, Lism.L. 1273 .doraga
mac Dé ┐ duini i n-oenpersaind in one (the same) person, LU
2317 ( RC iv 246 § 5 ).na drúdi ┐ na ríga i n-oenpersain do
85adrad rig na firinde, LB 138a22 (of the Magi, who were at
once astrologers and kings).adubairt . . . nach rachad ana
persain fein that he would not go in person, ZCP xiii 183.15 .
dodheachaidh badéin a persain, Fl. Earls 40.22 .eirgit na
maithe ina persanoip badhdein, 94.21 .
Of bodily presence, appearance,etc. :cia th'ainm-siu? Ni
5ansa. Robec (.i. i persaind). Romor (.i. i n-eolas), LL 186b58
= RC xxvi 20 § 40 , 21 n. 1 .ar mhéid a phearsan, Keat. ii 5154 ,
cf. 5078 .dā thrūp marcslaighi . . . ba lor dianfheabhus . . .
eitir arm, eachroid ┐ eideadh cona persanoip urdhalta, Fl.
Earls 174.2 .múil persan na gcardenal the cardinals' body-
10mules
, 254.2 .go dtug [Dia] pearsa osgardhe dhó, TSh. 2424 .
a (i) persain, folld. by gen. in the person(character,quality)
of: labraid in spiurt noib tri giun Dauid inso .i. a persainn ríg,
Ml. 115a2 .in tan labratar ind ḟilid a persin inna ṅdea, Sg.
162a3 .bid as mo p[h]ersain fén da-aicer I will plead in my own
15person
, Ériu xi 43.27 .do thecaisc Dia a persain Heremías fáid,
PH 7577 .atbert Dauid i persain Dia fodesin, 2276 .is iat so
lucht na hailitre . . . isa persainn atbeir in faidh, Lism.L. 727 .
TSh. 3004 .is i bpearsanaibh na marbh so labhraid na Macha-
baei, 4478 . Eochairsg. 24 y .
20In theology of thepersonsof theTrinity :Isu Crist . . . in
tres perso na deachta, LU 2308 ( RC iv 246 § 3 ).in spirut noem,
in tres persu na deachta, PH 1087 .fó breith na tri persan bias i
n-aen-persain, 7520 .tri persana na Trinóidi, Maund. 121 .ga
mhéud persa san Tríonóid? Parrth. Anma 59.14 .Of the
25person who writes (a book,etc.)author: treidhe . . . arrecar
do cach hsairsi . . . .i. loc ┐ aimser ┐ persu, Hib. Min. 3.91 .
loccus huius artis Cúil Bendchuir . . . persa dó Óengus mac
Oengoband, Fél. 6.23 .perso Dallán Forgaill, LU 295 (ACC
Introd.).perso dī Fergus mac Róich, ar is he ro thirchan dona
30hexib, Arch. iii 3.5 (of the Táin Bó C.).locc don lebur-sa Ross
Broin . . . pearsa dó Seon Maudauil, Maund. 1 .Caide loc ┐
aimsear ┐ perso . . . din Gaedelg? . . . Persu dī Sachab mac R.
inventor, Auraic. 36.39 .ite tra persainn na dā rann dēc .i.
Coirpri . . . Ai . . . Athairne, IT iii 65 § 137 .
35 Folld. by gen. denotingcalling,etc. :pearsa ecclaisi a
churchman
, FM iii 470.16 . Luc. Fid. 104.17 .do mhiltibh
persa eguilsi, Fl. Earls 186.30 .ar phearsanaibh eagailse,
Hackett xvii 22 .Cf. persún.
(b)gram. termperson(of a verb or pronoun): hi cetni persin
40brethre . . . hi tert-persin . . . hí persin tánaisi, Sg. 215a9 .
donaib teoraib personaib uathatib the three persons singular,
186a2 .cetpearsu uathaid . . . persa tanaiste . . . treas persa,
Auraic. 304 - 6 .etargoire persainne, 642 .
(c)in late gram. texts used ofabstract nouns :persa lóir
45 an abstract noun, IGT Dec. § 26 (e.g. ferdacht,bandacht,etc.).
p. ¤ oibrighthe a verbal abstract, Introd. 33.10 (e.g. ag fearachadh,
ag fearugadh, fromfearach).pearsa iomurbhádha a compara-
tive
, 33.14 (e.g. as fearuighe mé iná thú; the termpersais used
by analogy because thecompar.in form resembles an
50abstract,cf. ó phearsuin lóir as mó bheantur iomurbháidh
mur tá so: as lor mo ghile ┐ as gile mé iná thú, 27.5 ).éideadh
(an uair nach persa), 54.11 (in a list of masc. nouns with
attenuatedg s.,i.e. éideadhformsg s. -idhexcept when it is a
verbal noun).

55 persanda(e) adj io, iā.pertaining to a person;personal: (in gram.
sense) dobriathra [dobreth-MS.]persandi personal adverbs,
Sg. 71b8 . ?culaidh persanna [= persanda?] Thorrdelbaigh
T.'s own dress, L. Chl. Suibhne § 30 .

persannacht n f. personality ?is prap a persannacht`his charac-
60ter
', Tec. Corm. § 33.7 .

? persda: adj labradh persda .i. pepurda na ruiruch peppery,acri-
monious (?), H. 3.17 c. 3 ( O'Don. 4 ).

persen xsee1 Pers.

persille n(Lat.petroselinum) parsley : Rosa Ang. 118.21 , 286.10 .
65 an persilli, Arch. i 327.56 . RC ix 230.239 .

persún n o,m.(Mid. Eng.persounfrom Fr.)aparson,rector :
pearsún(g s. -ún,-úin), IGT Dec. § 35.17 .uasal-ṡacart ┐
persun Tighi Baithin, AU ii 274.4 =pearsún, FM iii 218.10 .
persun ┐ aircinnech Innsi Cain, AU iii 28.17 .Mac an Persun,
70 ii 548.21 (sobriquet).muinnter Mic an Fersun, ib. 15 .mic
phersoin Chille Comain, Mackinnon Cat. 99.10 .

persúnacht n ā,f. the office of aparsonorrector :persunacht, gl.
rectoria, Ir. Gl. 170 .

pertach (? pertic) n ā,f.(Lat.pertica)aperch(measure): pertic
75 a pertica.i. forrach tomais tire, Corm. Y 1055 .isi aili dec na
forraighe in pertach(i.e. one-eleventh of a `forrach'), Rawl.
B 506 f. 41a ( O'Don. 2356 ).log pertaige ceithri scripaill,ib.

pertris n f.(Romance loan-word,cf.Fr.perdrix)apartridge :
n p. pertrisi, Rosa Ang. 104.4 . 23 P 10³,11b16 .pertriseadha,
80 69a36 .Cf. patrisc.

pes n abag,purse :peas ┐ peasán`a purse', Eg. Gl. 771 .peas
`a purse', P. O'C.
Compds. ?pesbolg(somearticleproper tospinning-women,
abagforholding wool ?), Laws i 150.5 .peischearbhaire`acut-
85purse ', Eg. Gl. 774 .peasgearthóir id., 775 .peasghadaidhe
`apickpocket ', 772 .peasladron id., 773 .