sith-

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ind freq. as the first element of compounds.

(a) with sub- stantives, long (often merely for alliteration): ? ¤aile a long fence, Laws iv 130.22 Comm . ¤bacc a long crook : sithbacc créduma ina láim (of an óinmit), MU² 691 . As an epithet: Sétna S. .i. sídhbacc, ar ig toirmesc ┐ ag bacadh tṡídha do bíth dogrés, Cóir Anm. 186 . Ethni ṡ. ben Chon Corbb, LL 138b26 . a long-bow : do saigtibh snasta a sit[h]bacaibh, CCath. 6016 . ¤ballrad long limbs : sithballrád (.i. cossa), TBC 5425 (laech lecconḟota . . . ise sithbhallradh, v.l.). ¤bárc a long ship : tancatar co cend trachta | sithlonga ┐ sithbarca, Acall. 6920 v.l. cuir an siothbháirc ar sén úaire, | . . . | ó chalaidh, Sc. G. St. iv 140 § 8 . ¤blad lasting fame : fri sithblad sodhaing, Fen. 136.y . ¤búaine constancy, perseverance : go ccreidiomh, go ndóchas . . . ┐ go siothbhuaine (necessary for prayer), Parrth. Anma 120.14 (cf. Luc. Fid. 74.5 ). sioth- bhuaine (fifth in the list of the fruits of the Holy Ghost), ib. 234.12 ( Luc. Fid. 150.7 ). Corresponds to fadfhulang, Donlevy 238.10 . ¤chenn a long-headed person : sithcend sratrach, IT iii 72 § 28 ( Bruchst. 20 § 40 ). Róiriu mac Setnai in sith-chend, Met. Dinds. iii 142.2 . ¤chocad lasting war : gid síthcháin d'fearaibh Eirenn gurab sithcagadh do cheallsa, SG i 70.5 . ¤ḟer: dosfucsat sithḟir i socht `tall men', Met. Dinds. iii 98.31 . sithfhir .i. fir sheithearrdha .i. fir laidire, O'Cl. — ḟert a long mound : ōs cach ṡithert dĒrinn, ZCP xiii 363.8 (sithbert, sithfeirt, sithfert, v.ll.). ¤ḟulang endurance, durability : go ro fhéchsat sithfulang a samhthach . . . ar chloignibh, FM v 1646.7 . ¤glenn: ar ṡraithibh ┐ ar ṡíthghleanntaibh, CRR² 17 . ¤lann: gur lubadar na sithlanna, CF 668 . ¤len(a)main perserverance : diadhacht, muinghin, umhlacht, sithlenmhuin Celtica i 173.364 . ¤long (on model of ON. langskip, Bidrag 46 ) a long ship : ní lenand do sithlongaib, LU 3990 ( SC 45 ). sithbuird ┐ slessa na sithloṅg, LL 235b43 (TTr.). seóladh na siothlong, Measgra D. 40.24 . ¤ longphort: is and rogabsat sosad ┐ sithlongport, RC xxxix 10 § 6 . ¤muine: in crobuaile cat[h]a sin, in sit[h]muine sluaghar- mach `the host-armed brake', CCath. 5378 . ¤nem: sit[h]nime sīraitreb, Arch. iii 220.3 . ¤ṡenchas: iar sithsenchasa gentligi `agelong heathen histories', TTebe 3971 . ¤ṡilliud, ¤ṡilled long or constant gazing (on): co mba sith[ṡ]illiud súla . . . for- comét forru, LL 237b23 (TTr). dath snechta re sith-s[h]illedh, ML² 1477 . robatar mna na T. seal ag sithsilleadh an gilla sin, TTebe 884 . ¤ṡlat a long rod : sithlata . . . cóicrinde . . . ┐ saigde . . . cethar-eochracha, Alex. 180 . a ccadhal croicenn do chor im shiothslataibh slimrighne do dhénamh curach . . . diobh, FM vi 2314.y .

(b) with adjj. forming dvandva compounds: ¤ard: ba trén in t-imram-sain . . . bá s. in seolad, TTr. 990 . tar son- naigib sithárda in baile immach, SG 192.18 . ¤bán: do-chí uait Éirne i-le | . . . | buinne síothbhán, DDána 66.6 . ¤cham: sliasta . . . sithcamma, IT i 271.30 . ¤ḟáen: co tarla . . . 'na cruinne slaedaigthi sith-fhaen prostrate, MR 260.2 . ¤ḟota: batar gelglana sithḟota na méra, BDD² 26 . saighte semnecha sithada, IT ii296.17 . gríanána . . . ardda . . . ┐ slúagthigi sithfhata, MU² 202 . sithshearc .i. grádh siothfhoda no ro- fhoda, O'Cl. ¤gel long and white : meru . . . sithgelui, IT i 120.3 . traigthi seta sithgela, TBC 212 . in t-oenmacam séda semidi sithgel snechtaidhi, Acall. 5808 v.l. ¤gorm long and blue : do ṡaighdibh séda síoth-ghorma, CRR² 29 (84.19) . sidh- mailgi semidi, sith-gorma Seatna, MR 116.z . ? wide and blue: for cichanaigh in tsaili sithguirm, ZCP x 411.6 . ¤lebar: amal ṡeolchrand sithluṅgi sithlibri, LL 240a23 . saigti sith- lebra, TTr. 1572 . méra séta sithlebra, SG 329.11 . ¤remar long and thick : sleg seimnech sithremar, CCath. 3635 . do sonnaib ┐ d'fianglassaib sit[h]remra, 3591 . Equative: pistul iaraind sithremithir cuiṅg, BDD² 1281 . ¤rigin long and tough or stiff: slegha sithrighne, Fianaig. 90.9 . claidem . . . stuagmar s., CCath. 4688 . aenda secdha síthrighte `alone frozen, stretched out' (of a corpse), 4190 .

(c) with verb: ? ¤léicid neglects : i ndáil an laoich im ghuidhe nach sithléigim `whom I never fail to mention', Ó Bruad. iii 192.18 . ? Cf. siléigeach.

(d) in adjj. derived from compound nouns: sithchelgach ever-guileful (?): ar ceann na slógh sithchealgach, TD 16.40 . sithḟaebrach long-edged : na sleigi seimnigi . . . sithfaebraighi, Acall. 1556 v.l. sithḟerthanach constantly shedding (?): fo chosmailius slíab sitherthanach sithard, LL 236a46 ( TTr. 1440 ).