scían

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scían or dil.ie/36452
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: scín, sciain, sceine, scine, scena, scen

n ā, f. Orig. disyll., GOI § 183 , Sc.M2. a d s. scín, later sciain. g s. sceine, scine. pl. scena. g p. scen. IGT Introd. § 152 . Decl. § 139 , §147 , §165 .

knife : scena buana aíne, Críth G. 177 . im scin, Laws i 124.13 , .i. tairget scena feis, 138.29 Comm . comfat eim na sceine, 132.20 Comm . taircit scena feis, taircit slegha treis, etc., iii 492.3 Comm . nach sét eirenar otha sgin co ruigi secht cumala dligidh somaine ┐ frichnam ┐ biathadh, O'D. 2233 ( Nero A vii, 155 - 6 ). forāccaib ind scīn ar bēlaib ind orci, Corm. Y 883 ( Anecd. iv 76.11 ). do s.¤ tím thanaidi, LU 3898 ( SCC 41 ). co scenaib glasgéraib ina ndeslamaib, LU 3888 ( SCC 40 ). ix. scena clis, LU 8566 ( FB 42 ). ro-gab scín inna láim, Sc.M² 8 . cúan na scen is na scíath nglan (: rolen), Metr. Dinds. iii 174.91 . drong ar na bhfhennadh le scenuibh, ITS xix 80.4 . C. . . . do mharbad . . . do bhuille do sciain, ALC i 368.4 . tug sáthadh . . . | dá sgiain . . . | san mbairghin, Aithd. D. 53.14 . maide sgine gl. manubrium, Ir. Gl. 1139 . altan scene im láim, ZCP iii 3.10 . nos-clanna in sciain ind, 15 . fraoch orra mar ealtuin sgean, TD 31.25 . menadh sgeine, see under menad. do sgenaibh berrtha razors, Rawl. B 513 fo. 7a cited Plummer MS. notes. mar fháobhar sgían mbearrtha (lochdach), IGT Decl. ex. 2042 . le scín bhérrtha `with a razor', Isaiah vii 20 . re sgia[i]n mbearrta, O'Gr. Cat. 271.4 . In name of a category of poet : do-eimh bard sgine sgiatha gáib 'a bard scine protects shields together with spears', UR 49.15 .

Compd. ¤ga edged spear : do bhí sgíangha fhoda ann, IGT Introd. § 83 (21.11) .