dítiu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dítiu or dil.ie/16919

Forms: díten, dítin, díden, dítin, didin, díte, dítiu, d., Dítiu

n n,f. later díten (díden), o,m. (g s. dítin, Laws ii 10 ). díden m., IGT Decl. § 53 . Note also n s. dítin, Thes. ii 354 . LL 27b46 . didin, Aen. 1682 . d s. díte, Críth Gabl. 54 . Vn. of do-eim. covering, cover, shelter (this seems orig. meaning); hence in general covering, protecting, defence . Folld. by obj. gen. or DO or AR of person or thing covered or protected. dítiu gl. teges, Sg. 50b3 ; 66b8 (dítu). gl. velare, 57a5 . d.¤ medium tegmen domus, 107a3 . Pátraic . . . rop d.¤ (ditin, ditnid, v.l.) ar tróge, Fél. March 17 . robo dín ┐ d.¤ di ar feib ┐ diar n-indile, TBC² 535 . d.¤ della fri lummain, LL 193b40 . rob tu mo didiu (a prayer), Ériu ii 89 . d.¤ maic aslui ar athair, Laws v 390 . bid dídiu láedhi is leabhor a protection for songs and books, Anecd. ii 22 . ditein (leg. dítiu) broga mac Miled, AU 878 . rofaith mo dín mo d.¤ , FM 906 (poem) = TFrag. 238 (dhítte). bid dítin do ar cech neim, Thes. ii 354 (Hy. vii pref.). didin tempaill is ed is latso ward of the temple, Aen. 1682 . sé Día ar ndídean, Ps. xlvi 1 . oc ditin do thuathe, Ml. 37c15 . dia ditin ar in pecthach, 57c4 . diar ndítin isind laithiu, SR 8280 . fóuair in Trói n-osclaicthe cen nech ocá dítin, TTr.² 155 . ocom ditin ar chonaib altaib, Im. Brain ii 287 (reading of Laud). ní chuingem édaige derscaigthe acht dítin parrdusta do dín ar ḟéli the covering of Paradise, Alex. 888 . Cf. Anecd. v 4 . rogab a didin cneis imbe skin-covering (i.e. garb or armour), D iv 2, 72 ra 37 . ni obann ditan ar bās it refuses not shelter . . ., Laws iv 236 . oc díten na fírinni, SG 77.32 . ic ditean choicid Medba, Ériu ii 182 . bet-sa aga bur ndíden-sa ar gach nech, RC xix 146 . in bail a fuidbea diden for na Greco, Aen. 579 . rofácsat a longphort cen díden cen coiméd, CCath. 2390 . éideadh bocht Dé dod dhídean, DDána 99.15 . ag díden na cérde doghnathuigedair, 3 C 19, 253 va 3 . rapo doss díten . . . leo Conall a bush of shelter, a defence, CRR 36 . in dos diten, Cog. 188 . dos dítin, SG 35 . co rop sciath imdegla ┐ diten doib he for cech n-ingreim a shield of defence, PH 4176 . sgiath dítin, Aen. 775 . is tu ar sciath didin ┐ ar termonn, 3 B 22, 65b24 . geibus M. scíath díten dar éis fer nhErend covered the retreat of, TBC 6073 . 6078 , 6082 , 6094 . The phrase scíath díten is used in Auraic. of certain rhetorical devices for facilitating metre and rhyme: nāi scēith dīten co nduilgius | aincit uili ēcuibdhius, Auraic. 2059 . sceith ditin, 1990 . Cf. da locht dēg na hurlabra . . . dia nditen- sidhe cethri cenela fichet, 1944 . Also called gnúisi diten countenances of defence , 1978 . See 2 scíath. ós truaill dídin í dom anmain `shrine of my soul' (of the body), A. Ó Dálaigh xvii 5 . forus nditin a cattle-shelter, a pound , Laws ii 10 . buinne didin a roof , FM ii 1022 . áit didin, Isa. iv 6 . caith- reacha dídin cities of refuge, Josh. xx 2 . cúil dhídin a place of refuge, Prov. xiv 26 . In cheville: dítnib doss, LU 9842 .

In prep. phrase fo dítin folld. by gen. under the shelter, protection of: fo dítin Dé ┐ sin Fronséis, ZCP viii 111 . cum- sanfus cach aen acaib fa dídin a craind dílis féin, 3 B 22, 11a26 . dochuaid fo diten cloindi Mailruanaid, Lec. 168b20 . ar dul fa didean Garailt, 167c30 . Cf. Ml. 38b5 : fo[t] dite-siu gl. sub tutione tua.

As n.pr. m. Dítiu, Mart. Don. Dec. 4 .