credal

Cite this: eDIL s.v. credal or dil.ie/12817

adj o, ā (Lat. credulus, cf. Thurn. Gramm. 573 ). Also -ail. devout, believing, holy: c.¤ .i. creidmech no craibhtech, O'Dav. 446 . Stowe Gl. 35 . O'Cl. Of persons: M. c.¤ cráibdech, Fél. March 24 . i coimthecht Críst credail, Ep. 291 . M. . . . c.¤ , Trip.² 2690 . cruimther credail, Reeves Ad. 268.18 . do chráidh mo chroidhe creadhail, Measgra D. 47.10 .

Other applications: fa hobair crabaidh chredhail (: Dhem-, ain) ZCP i 62.50 . trem c[h]log creadhail ` holy ', Buile S. 12.4 . In n. loc.: Ite Cluana Credil, RC xvii 149.12 (Tig.). Colmán ó Chluain Chredail, LL 38776 ( SG 382.8 ).

As subst. religious, cleric, confessor : féil in chredail Chóe- main, Fél. June 12 . ? in chlí comras cond credail, Thes. ii 295.4 . oes inchredail chruminí, Fél.² cviii 7 . ó'n chredhal cháid chumhachtach, SG 21.5 . ag dil c.¤ is cliar `clerics and poets', Fen. 228.26 .

Compd. a Sleibh C. credalmhas, Leb. Gab. 50.22 = creadhalchas, BB 23b41 .