2 sét

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 sét or dil.ie/37323

Forms: séuti, seuta, seda, séd, séda, seóide, sét

n o,m. Note a p. séuti, Wb. 23d4 . See Thurn. Gramm. § 280 (6) . Later n p. seuta, Trip. 128.28 . seda, D iv 2, 78rb40 . séd (búadha) m. (g s. also séda), IGT Decl. § 62 . Later also f. g s. seóide suarraighe, TSh. 10638 .

I Legal.

(a) an object of value, a chattel (used especially of livestock, the chief medium of exchange in ancient Ireland). clithar sēt . . . .i. rī[g]-sēt . . . sēt gabla . . . is é as laigheam and .i. dartait firend ┐ colpac[h] bonend, no colpach firend ┐ dartaid boinend. Samuisc in sēd tanaisi. Lulgach nō dam timchill arat[h]air in t[r]ess sēt, Corm. Y 209 . seotu .i. scuithi, O'C. 2247 ( Eg. 88, fo. 18 ). athgabail set co nimcloi dilsi, Laws i 246.20 . ma marathar seoit ernes flaith . . . ni obund flaith a seotu, ii 316.18 (= ZCP xiv 384 § 49 ). athgabail fir laisi fuirecar set turoirgni neimid for a indile `the stolen beast of a "nemed"' v 260.z , see O'Dav. 1503 . caiti somoíne ṡ.¤ ind ḟir sin, Críth Gabl. 253 . cid dia setaib fadesin is dilis don c[h]etmuintir in c[h]oibche sin, St. in E. Ir. Law 49 § 23 = Laws ii 382.15 . cóic s.¤ di neoch rodmbí, di arggut nó umu nó ibur, Críth Gabl. 282 . im secht seotu tige airech, Laws i 124.6 .i. sechta seotu airech . . . | . . . | caire, dabach, escra, ian, | arathain echsrian no delg, 134.9 Comm .

(b) a unit of value (= ½ a milch cow): ocht mba[i] a th[a]ur- chrecc, it é .x. séoit insin, Críth Gabl. 105 . cuic seoit hi lobud cacha hathgabala ro midir Morand; noch fil tri seota cacha tratha ro follaigther co aurlaind a dithma, Laws i 102.7 .i. tri ba inlaega ar da m-buaib tre laega, 19 Comm . airigh feada . . . cuic seoit a ndire cach ae; bo [ina] buinbeím, colpach ína ngablaib, dairt ina craebaib, iv 146.22 . aen set gabla diri fochlaccain, v 58.16 . cuic seoit for neach biathus elodhuch ar a finnathur, iii 60.1 . iarruid mic righ triuchu set, ii 154.14 . unga arcait ind ┐ cóic seóit ó suidiu anund (for grinding in a mill on Sunday), Ériu ii 204 § 23 . do-beir . . . i s.¤ gives as compensation : dombert in cathbarr don cruitire i seot á imdergta, D iv 2, 53rb34 .

in s.¤ foraici uingi `a 'sét' worth an ounce' enters into the arrangement about a cargo-ship which comes aground on a person's land. See ZCP xvi 409 : is ann ata set sé screpall uaithi, no set foraici uingi, in tan tainic fo thomus duine airithi hi, ocus ní na [f]lesc lama sin fein do rala iat acht a ferann duine aile na comocus, Laws iii 426.19 Comm .

s.¤ gertha, a present given by foster-parents to a foster-child, varying according to the rank of the fosterling's father, which binds the fosterling to look after his foster-parents, see St. in E. Ir. Law p. 10 , 190 . [s]et gerta cach meic, Laws ii 190.13 . lan set gertha no leth set gertha uaithi do iar naois diailtre, ii 348.9 . mad mana imna no seota gerta no gaire, iii 50.26 .

s.¤ rodairc a `sét' estimated by sight : in set foraici uingi, no in set se screpall no in set rodairc, i 202.29 Comm . dlegur do cach bairc ┐ do cach bleith s.¤ rodhairc, O'Dav. 273 .

s.¤ turchluide is used of a grant of stock from a lord to his client, see s.v. turchluide: logh einech cach ain is edh a seota turcluide, ZCP xiv 342 § 4 . caitiat seoit turchluide caich fo miad? . . . tri seoit da ogairigh, tri secht cumula do ruirig, cethri secht cumula do ri ruiriuch, 340 § 2 . maniro-era flaith seotu turcluide, is dilus trian na set iar n-ecaibh na flatha don ceili, maniro-metha fair forsin cele, cenirobiatha eitir, 363 § 23 .

II In more general sense a valuable article of property, a treasure; in pl. treasures, possessions, wealth: ni ar séuti na máini robcarsi Tíamthe, Wb. 23d4 . nibu ar chuingid for s.¤ `it was not for the sake of asking your treasures', 24d7 . brethae ho suidiu mór du setaib do Abimelech hi terfochraic marbtha Dauid, Ml. 52 . int seuit bite hí cách crích, 122a4 . a taidchrec co sommataid ┐ setaib leu, 123c10 . ba ingnad a lestar, ba dia [sh]etaib ingantaib ind rig, Irish Texts i 10 § 32 . tucad dóib an ba táriu da sétaib, co festais cia díb da m-bad lia séoit ┐ móine ┐ indmassa, TBC 62 . in s.¤ sainemail sin . . . .i. Dond Cualnge, 95 . ni messa Conchobar do charait ┐ dano do thabairt s.¤ ┐ indile, Sc.M.² 2 . ni-raibi . . . set na biadh na brat na dergud ann, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. 42 § 3 . tárgud amra isin taig do cholcthechaib ┐ brothrachaib ┐ di sétaib ingantaib, LU 11045 . roidhbair a séodu ule . . . etir eocho ┐ indile ┐ edach ┐ fidhcill ┐ brandam ┐ bogha ┐ bolgṡaighid ┐ stabuill, RC xviii 182.7 . ciar ba bocht deroil a seda sa bith frecnairc, D iv 2, 78rb40 . da madh áil leis seóide (seoid, v.l.) ┐ máoini d'fhagbail, Buile Ṡ. § 15 . ní ḟúair sinn acht na séda | uaidh do chind a coimhéda, IGT Decl. ex. 1475 . cruit ollamhan ḟola Búrcach | tre bhioth síor budh séad fa chion, TD 25.31 . séad saorchon, 25.27 . More specifically an ornament, jewel : in s.¤ arggait .i. in main no set arcait, Thes. ii 346.77 . a cétlá fosfuarsa ind ordnaisc . . . rofetar ropu s.¤ cáeim, TBFr. 330 . conríccatar a seuít frie .i. iii ungai argait ┐ cann (?) argit ┐ muince iii nungae, Trip. ii 340.18 . aidme altoire, seoit aenaig, .i. in prim deilge .i. na seoit gnathaither do breith i n-aenach, 129 Comm . is é sin ionadh as mó a fríth dór ┐ dairccet, ocus dfionndruine, ┐ do leccaibh . . . ro tionóiledh co haon ionadh na seoitt sin, Cog. 114.21 . do chuir mé séud oirdheirc air hédan ┐ clúasfháinneadha ann do chlúasaibh, Ezek. xvi 12 . thug an tóglach amach séoid airgid agus séoid óir, Gen. xxiv 53 . in ti no cinnfedh ar aei cloichi licc loghmar dó . . . ┐ colg déd don tí no cinnfedh for aighe eoch. ocus do-radadh na seoid sin uile do Ercuil, St. Ercuil 203 .

Fig. of something precious or beloved: s.¤ baitsi ┐ comnae, | aithne, écnairc nosgeba `the jewel of baptism', Ériu iii 98 § 10 . sealbh an anaim is sé an séad | créad fa raghainn a Dhé dhíod, Dán Dé ix 21 . séad ar n-adhradh druim ar druim (of the Eucharist), Aithd. D. 53.12 . cosg ar chrú t'álaidh do ḟéd | an séd tárraidh tú don tréod, IGT Decl. ex. 1476 . co tart Finnchua a sheut anmcharut a inad fein ar nimh dhosomh Lism. L. 2930 . fuaradar na trí seoide sin bás Mochua's cock, mouse and fly), Keat. iii 1130 .

With defining adj.: s.¤ búada a choice object : ní ar son gcruidh ná gcupadh n-óir, | séad mbuadha nó brat ndonnṡróil, TD 3.7 . seóid bhuadha do bhí san toighsin, 11.33 . bean nar chuir i séad bhuadha brígh, PBocht 2.33 . Metaph. sed buadha ogbhan Eiriond (of a woman), Irish Texts ii 105.10 . s.¤ fine a valuable object belonging to a fine, an heirloom: dobeir Socht [in] luighi corbo sed fine do in claideb, IT iii 201.5 . roraidh in ri gur' s.¤ fine do righraidh Seylam in cloch sin, Marco P. 169 . rocuir . . . a sheotu fine don dun sin dia n-imcoimet, 82 . sed fine na fer sin 'na laim .i. claidim . . . Laiiuis, TTebe 4575 . cuach ríogh Connacht . . . séad fine ós na séadaibh súd, Aithd. D. 9.1 . Fig. iodhbairt an Aifrinn, is é is feidhm di, bheith . . . ina seoid fine ┐ ina comhartha cumainn againn, Eochairsg. 27.26 . a ṡéad fine (of a queen), TD 33.3 . s.¤ flatha a valuable object worthy of a prince : rainic an chloch co C. ┐ doba séd flatha an séd rainic é, Ériu iv 54 § 27 . gan mhac samhla na séad bhflatha, TD 25.23 . s.¤ suirge a love-token : do thinnlaic ben a sed suirghe | d'éd re fer Bruigne Dá Berg, Irish Texts ii 48 § 24 . brégthar ben ré séd suirge, Ériu viii 84.78 . cuiridh bean éduigh eile | seadh nar séduibh suirghine, IGT Decl. ex. 819 . docuir techta leisin cenn cum ingine righ Albun mur sed suirgi `as a token of love' (sending the head of a foe), ZCP vi 275.14 .

tech s.¤ a place in which valuables are kept: scrinire nó fer tige sæt gl. arcarius ciuitatis, Wb. 7c9 . fo teach na sed, CF 417 . do thaisbein sé dhóibh tigh a shéud, Isa. xxxix 2 . Fig. ar dteach séad (of a poet), TD 25.7 .

Compds. ¤bronntach treasure-bestowing : iomad . . . de sha- oithibh saora seod-bhronntacha, GJ iv 17b29 . ¤chomartha a monument, an heirloom : séadchomhartha (translating monu- menta) d'fhágbháil dá n-és, Celtica i 96.263 . do hadhnaicthí go honórach é. maille ré séadchomharthaibh suaitheanta do thógbháil ós a chionn, TSh. 5729 . séadchomharthaidhe da ngoirthear i Laidin monumenta, Keat. ii 5055 . atáid . . . re a bhfaicsin i n-Éirinn aniu . . . 'n-a séadchomharthaidhibh ó aimsir na Págántachta iomad de leacaibh róleathna . . ., 5427 . dealg . . . do fhágbhadh gach rí mar shéadchomhartha ag gach rígh thigeadh 'n-a dhiadh, iii 1233 . ¤lón precious food : is he in corp sa s. saídbir na n-íriseach viaticum, LB 251b28 . ¤múr: críoch Mhumhan na séadmhúr sídh `of rich . . . dwell- ings', Studies 1920, 97 § 1 .