sernad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sernad or dil.ie/37259

n u m. Mid.Ir. vn. of sernaid.

(a) act of disposing, placing in order : tainic Oilill ┐ Medb do s.¤ a selga co Fraechmagh, RC xv 470.5 ( Dinds. 70 ). Glas fri sernadh saerṡelga, BB 369a26 . ? in s.¤ slige ┐ in rorēidhiugud ríghda romór-sin ┐ in cumach catha tug L. for a muntir the contriving of a path (?), Fianaig. 90.33 . biaid féin 'na ndeághaidh co másach maghaidh | d'éis a seárnta i mbláith a mbailte after setting themselves up (?), Ó Bruad. i 36 § 23 (`after crushing them'). searnadh .i. sgáoi- leadh, O'Cl. Cf. `searnadh dissolution, separation, extension, yawning, stretching', O'R.

(b) act of laying low: ? tarnic a gním is a gal | fríth sund co sír a s.¤ (saernad, sráenadh, særbladh, v.ll.) `dissolution', Met. Dinds. ii 66.22 (? leg. sráenad). gabait . . . ag serrnad is ag slisbualad a chéile `mowed down . . . each other', Caithr. Thoirdh. 143.28 .