2 port

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 port or dil.ie/34477

 

Forms: gallphoirt

n o, m. a tune, melody (late): sinnis port síthbhinn ar a chruit, Keat. ii 2562 . sinneas cuir ┐ puirt, Ériu iv 56.28 . gallphoirt ` foreign tunes ', Oss. v 148 x . suirghe gach sáimh le a phortaibh, Hackett xlvi 25 . (Fig.) an senphort aithridhe do sheinn Pádruig the old refrain of repentance, Mac Aingil pref. 9.3 . In compd.: rígmac Gillapádraig puirtghrednaigh `mirth-tuneful', Caithr. Thoirdh. 110.19 . port `a merry tune or jig', P. O'C.