1 séig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 séig or dil.ie/36896

Forms: séig, séigh, tsega, séga, segi

n i, m. and f. n s. in séig , Metr. Dinds. iii 84. 18 . séigh seang, L. Cl. A. B. 276.115 . g s. in tsega , LU 1347 (H). But cf.: g s. inna séga , LU 1349 (H). ségae, 1354 (H). segi mori, 1323 (H) (? leg. mora).

a hawk, a bird of the hawk kind: s.¤ gl. uultur, Sg. 65b1 . seig .i. seboc, . . . tri heoin . . . ní aile fer tire cuit inntu: mindta, corr, seig .i. seboc .i. foxla orcu ┐ cerca, O'Dav. 1480 . am seg for aill, Leb. Gab.(i) 264.1 (glossed: as seabhac úas aill me ar glice ┐ aithe ┐ nert). a crobaib ségae, LU 1354 (H). iarsin dosnic (sic leg.) seigh mar don muir, Anecd. i 70 § 176 (ICM). ras leic fort feib ras leíc seíg for mintu, TBC-LL¹ 3792 = amail tét seabac fo mionnta, v.l. (Stowe). aicme bethi: besan, lachu, faelinn, segh, naescu, Auraic. 5693 (a list in Ēnogam). erreg .i. eirr-seg, ar is hē is tresam di segib, O'Mulc. 410 .

Applied as a laudatory term to a warrior: sēig a marbtha (i.e. Cú Chulainn), Ériu ii 30.4 (rhetoric). seig (segh, v.l.) foltfinn Ferna, IT iii 74 § 34 . in s.¤ sidmer slúaig, Metr. Dinds. iii 84.18 . a ua Seain, a sh.¤ sealga, L. Cl. A. B. 280.45 .