scé

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scé or dil.ie/36349

Forms: sciad, sceith

n k,f. perh. orig. -stem (d s uc scí pátric, Thes. ii 240.25 . fo scí (: Ugaini), Met. Dinds. iii 236.11 . fo scí (: lind-usci), 450.3 ). Dental inflection is indicated by g p. sciad, Trip.² 851 . See also Celtica ix 163-64 . See Thurn. Gr. § 320 . n s. sceith, Laws iv 146.24 (cf. scech?). Orig. dissyll. in oblique cases, cf. sīoluch scīach (four sylls.), K. and H. § 21 . IGT Decl. § 97 .

A thorn bush, whitethorn : ūath .i. scē, ar imat a delg, Corm. Y 1278 . huath .i. sce, Auraic. 1178 . huath dano is o chrand rohainmnigther .i. sge, 4273 . s.¤ .i. sgeach ar a mbid deilg, O'Cl. rube sciad ┐ droigen ┐ croíb, Trip.² 851 . a mbarr sciach osin tibraid, Fél.² lxxxix 18 . isin sciaich, 30 . ba háthithir delc sciach, LU 5920 (TBC). a folt . . . imar craíbred ṅdergscíach, 6467 (TBC). ropo cumma a ḟolt ┐ cróebred sciád, TTr.² 1476 . fo bun na sciach, IT iii 97.10 . losc go derb do deoin | in fhern is in sciaig, SG 245.35 . clíatha draigin is dergscíach `red-thorn', Met. Dinds. iii 316.2 . an s.¤ i mmullach Odhba `whitethorn', FM i 234.4 . do sgíath dearg mar dháor chaithe | le dealg sgíach do sgaílfithi, IGT Decl. ex. 1760 . teampaill a ndiaidh in deighḟir | le sgíaigh ndelgcuirr dúin- fidhir, 1761 . [a] fhál sgiach, Magauran 4342 . a mullach sgíach urairde eidhnidhe, Buile S. 22.25 . ni coigledh . . . imthecht tri sgathaibh sgiach `through thorny thickets', Études Celt. i 85.22 . ? bentar mo cluicc si guin sccíach | ar shiol R., BNnÉ 285.17 (leg. scíath?).

In nn. loc.: co Sciaig Aird na Con (sciaid, v.l.), Death-tales 6.20 . na Cáirech, Met. Dinds. iii 328.57 . S.¤ Pátraic see supra.

See scech.