seir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. seir or dil.ie/36949

Forms: ser, seirig, seir, ṡeirith, seirr, pherid, p[h]erith, seire

n t,f. a s. ser ndeis, IT ii2247.78 . d s seirig, Laws iii 412.21 Comm . seir, iv 352.2 Comm . n du. dā ṡeirith , Corm. Y 1059 (91.20) . da seirr , Anecd. iv. ix 16 . a du. di pherid , LU 5698 = dī p[h]erith , TBC² 1224 . IGT Decl. § 191.4 . But g s. seire, TSh. 9573 .

(a) of humans, heel ( Thurn. Gr. § 226 ), ankle (?); of horses or dogs, the part of the leg between the hough and the fetlock (?), shank (?): dā ṡeirith birdae brecduba foe, Corm. Y 1059 (91.20) . serrach .i. seir-ech .i. i ndīaid a māthor bīs, ib. 1161 . seirthuid .i. oclach do daghcenel, no fer forais, no mac túisigh .i. do nesa do s.¤ túisigh oc taidhecht a nndail, Laws iv 352.2 Comm . (`hip'). in cur araig do nomad cleth on dorus, . . . ┐ dornn fot in araig iar na seirig, iii 412.21 Comm . atnaig F. iarom id n-erchomail tria a di pherid ┐ berthi i ndead a carpait, LU 5698 ( TBC² 1224 ). fochicher-sa erchor as mo thabaill fort-su . . . combeba do ser ndeis no chli fout (of a heifer), IT ii2247.78 ('das Dünne der Beine', IT iii Index ). Attrib. gen. is follus go dtig don pheacadh sáilín seire searbhusa do bheith 'na leanmhain, TSh. 9573 `bitter end (?)', Gloss. s.v. sáilín. fo seirid finally, lastly : focluc for seir(id) for aur[ṡ]ing for midshing for iarshing, O'Mulc. 537 . Cf. s.¤ .i. deiridh, O'C. 2018 ( H. 4.22, p. 36b ).

? To this: .i. seirthe Uladh glossing seirtaib, Ériu ii 5 n. 98 (`heels of the Ulstermen', Stokes).

Compds. ¤choél slender-shanked: ech . . . caschaél cos[s]eng seredchōel, TBC² 1977 . ech . . . seṅg seta seredchael, LL 189a24 . ro éirgetar bachlaig shrubfada shálfada sheiredchaela, SG 178.1 (= Acall. 3795 ). each . . . seng séghdha seiridcháel, Comp. Con C. 101.6 . ¤dub: each salach seiread dhub `black- heeled', BR 4.3 . ¤mag n. loc. See Hog. Onom. Cf. Mag sered, ib.