1 díabul

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 díabul or dil.ie/15864

(débol, LL 324d2 )

I adj o, ā double, twofold: peccad d.¤ , Ml. 97d10 . a buith ar chonsain diabuil, Sg. 8a6 . cid diabal fod foirge, Laws iv 18 , 19 . aithgin co d.¤ , ii 196.9 (adv. ?).

Compds. ¤buar: diabulbhúar .i. ba ┐ eillti `double cattle, cows and does', Cóir Anm. 26 . ¤chorach name of a class of lawyer: oenberach ┐ diabalcorach ┐ coingeltaid .iii. mbreth, O'Dav. 559 . airecht fodesin, is a suidhi bīt brethemain . . . naiscaire nodonaisc . . . diabolcorach nodofille . . . (in a description of the five kinds of assembly), ZCP xii 360 . créd in deochair atá edir an aenberach ┐ an díabulchorach. Ní fuil dethbir eturru acht mur so .i. ainm remtheachtach roleanustar é no atá aca leanmain .i. aenberach do rada ris anosa ┐ diabulcorach é chena, H. 3.18, 644a . ¤gae double spear: diabalgai .i. gai diabalta, Cóir Anm. 288 . débolgae, LL 324d2 . ¤náma twofold enemy (?): áit i comraicfét diabolnámait .i. focicherthar insin Bruidin co fá thri ┐ dofoicherthar eisse co fá thri, BDD § 81 . In n.pr.: cummair Diabulban m. Conglais, Rawl. 128a41 . c. Diabulbane, ib. Hui Diabulbaine, ib. = cumar Diabalmuine, Lec. 425a40 . In n.loc. rī Diaballaigen, Cáin Ad. § 28 . co Diabul nArd, TBC 4790 = co Debul Ardda, TBC² 3018 .

Cf. Diabul Múscraige, Ériu vi 149.80 .

II As subst. o(?), n. double quantity or number, doubling: a diabul .i. a ḟilliud, LU 419 . cin diabal tot[h]gusa, Laws i 46.21 . diabul n-aithgena double the restitution, ii 306 . diabol n-airech désa, Críth Gabl. 257 . diabal taurchrecce, 106 . nech cuilles aini . . . pendid diabul na aine dara hesi, Ériu vii 146 . adrén diabul .i. mīl i mmuin alaili `he pays double, that is, a beast in addition to the other' (duplum restituet, Exod. xxii 4 ), Ériu vii 154 .

In prosody metrical device of doubling, repeating a word ( Auraic. 1796 , 2091 , 2169 ): a diabul:—águr águr iar céin [chéin] beith | i péin péin, ní sīd sīd, Auraic. 5321 . LU 419. (pref. to ACC). See díablad.