airísel

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adj (ísel) very low: is samlaid ra suidiged in tech hísein. lár ard tuard airisel, LL 3796 ( ┐ túaradh airiseal, RC xv 280 § 6 ). ar tulaigh urísil, CCath. 2281 . ┐ síad ar a nglúinibh, go huirísiol ar talamh 'and vpon their knees, prostrate on the ground' Ériu xv 94 [101a] . low in rank, ignoble, mean: na hoibreacha uirísli simplidhe, Desid. 2514 . sdaid umhal uirísiol, 1278 . an t-anduine uirísiol, Mac Aingil 5493 . d'uaislibh ┐ d'uirislibh, Hy Maine 140.1 . a láthair dháoine uirísiol before mean men, Proverbs xxii 29 . Superl. combad é a hór nō a hargat ba huirisle de the meanest part of it (of a diadem), Grail 2859 . Adv. co a.¤ in a low voice, LL 229b32 ( TTr. 923 ). As subst.: do na huiríslibh (`unto the lowly'), Proverbs iii 34 . In gramm. the form made by adding -aib to a word: fer . . . feraib a aurisel, Auraic. 1798 = fer . . . foreraib a aurisel, Goid. 73.24 (Dúil Laithne). ben, mna i n-ilur a aurard ni airecar a airisel .i. benaib, Auraic. 1847 . treḟocul . . . co raib and . . . a irard a irisel, LL 5015 .