sigen, sigin

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sigen, sigin or dil.ie/37486

Forms: tṡigen, sigin, signi, sígne, sighnibh, sigen, sighean, sighin, sighni, singin

n (Lat. signum) ā and i, f.: n s. in tṡigen , TTr. 952 . a s. sigin, Lat. Lives 110.13 . PH 754 . g s. na signi , BB 431a12 . n pl. sígne, LB 257a66 . d pl. sighnibh, CCath. 4835 . Somet. m. a s. sigen, Lat. Lives 63.1 . RC xxiii 416 § 29 . See also IGT Decl . sighean f., § 54 , sighin f., § 150.5 , sighni (pl. only), § 180.3 . The form in TSh. is singin m. and f.

(a) a sign, token, mark; an omen or portent : dobered s.¤ na crochi dar a agaid, Lat. Lives 63.1 . na delba clochda . . . cen sigin na crochi do fuirmed indib, PH 754 . do sighnibh ┐ derbairrdibh . . . a naidedh omens, CCath. 4835 . for mergedhaibh . . . ┐ for signib na slogh, 2619 . fíugra . . . ┐ sígne, LB 257a66 . ná bíodh ar inmhe n-ísil | sighne ríogh san Rúaidhrísin, IGT Decl. ex. 24 . ? súil tar chineadh cCuinn do chuir | sighean gá buing ag biodhbhuidh, ex. 1410 . cuirther d'íathmhagh Chinid Chais | sighin gu híarthar Irrais, ex. 2006 . as a sighnibh bíaidh fa bhladh | ní gar d'inghin í Bhríain bean, ex. 2077 . soighead go sighnibh toile | is í d'arm na hionmhuine with marks of affection, DDána 78.5 . sighin luath is guidhe ghnáth, 93.16 . cúig sochair mar sighne ríogh, Content. xiii 24 . féach ar ṡíghnibh an aedhir `portents', Oss. iv 66.12 . sighin .i. comharrdha, sighne .i. comharthadha, O'Cl. trés na dearbhthuibh, trés na sighnibh, ┐ trés na comharthadhuibh do gheibhim, Desid. 4710 . dearbhtha ┐ sighne, 4718 . mar ar orduigh Dia don aingeal singin tau do chor i n-éadan gach aoin, TSh. 703 . le lamhuibh na n-absdol do nithidhe sighnte ┐ gniomha uathbhasacha, Luc. Fid. 380.15 .

(b) the name of a particular spear said to have been the property of Saturn: is andsin rogab . . . Hectair .i. in sigin Satuirn a ṡenathar ina láim: gai side slindlethan sithremur sithard, TTr. 1729 . sigean ┐ sust gaili do senatharsu sin .i. Satuirn, BB 431a3 . tech irrabi in tṡ.¤ Shatuirn . . . cona sigen-chomētaid, TTr. 952 . tainic saint na signi co soigsinach ┐ do eirig a aigned co harachta la Hechtair, BB 431a12 . go ttug Prímh in cloidhemh corr | issin tsighin ó Sadorn, Duan. F. i 51.18 .

Compd. ¤chométaid the keeper of the `sigen Saturin': is andsin ra chonnaic in sigen-chometaid sain, TTr. 971 .