sáile

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sáile or dil.ie/35986

n m.(cf. 1 sál).

(a) sea-water, the sea : sruth, saile, sal no uisci, Laws v 332.5 Comm . int usce sís ina ráin | in sále anís im- masech, LL 298a25 ( SG 366 ). a fhir im-théit sále sreb, MU² 473 . can dotrala sund ar saile? whence camest thou here on the sea? Anecd. i 72 § 194 . siu is tall immon s.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 104.27 . serbi oltás dorbsh.¤ muride (of a river), Alex. 658 . fo thonda searba sāile, Ériu ii 26.z . in saile ic a formúchad i crislach a luingi, CCath. 2100 . do nighi a ruisc asin shaile, Aen. 168 . brogsad iarsin for s.¤ | cethri meic ríg Espáine, Ériu iv 136.29 . sul tángadar tar s.¤ | ocht mic Mhíleadh Easpáine, Content. xxviii 25 . tres an saile, Cog. 98.28 . tar s.¤ bhfúar sreabhghlan Saxan, IGT Decl. ex. 1075 . tar s.¤ , Keat. Poems 535 , 1001 .

(b) salt water, brine (as opp. to fresh water): is ed ba deoch dó .i. saile sirbhruad, ZCP vi 286.11 . le neim an tsaili, Fier. 84 v.l. le huisgi saile sea-water, Rosa Ang. 284.16 . is mar sin bhíos s.¤ searbh san muir brine, TSh. 9507 . Of tears: sruth serb saile i sūilib saigh | aslocha fraigh n-abrat n-ūar, ZCP vii 299.17 .

In n. loc.: Garbán cain Cinn ṡáli Kinsale, Fél. July 9 .