daltán

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Forms: daltán

n o,m. A little foster-child, a pupil; a term of endearment . Dim. of daltae. daltán TBC (Y) 1798 . mo daltán bladach buadach, Acall. 4688 n. ib. 4576 . daltán cliabglan ZCP vi 266. 7 . tairissi lim inní inn fálti a daltain LL 82 a 2 . mo dhaltáin SG i 57. 7 . oilis in ingen in daltán mbecc sin (i.e. in béstín mbicc mbuide) PH 7208 . ba mor suba bith i caimtecht mo daltain BB 135 b 8 . is truag aní narta de: nar ṅdaltanaib Scathche (cf. Scathche ár mumme 4134 ) TBC 4147 . rodfia buaidh ┐ bennachtain a daltain (i.e. Cuchulaind) bar Ferghus, ib. p. 239, n. 4 . tussu a daltáin cid am gena dana (says Sualtach to Cuchulaind), ib. 555 . is fír sin a daltan (Cuchulaind to Laeg) LU 78 a 10 . in daltán bec SG 22 . ib. 57. 7 .