slíasait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. slíasait or dil.ie/37921
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: slíasat, slíasta

n i, f. Also slíasat.

(a) the thigh : sliassait gl. poples, Sg. 66b5 . sliasit gl. femen, 101b2 . cum femoribus .i. cusna sliastaib, Ir. Gl. 141.62 . doid, rig, sliasat, lugga, Laws v 354.5 . batar . . sleamongeala na dí ṡlíasait, BDD² 29 . ro-lēcus-[s]a gaī . . . co-ndechaid tret ṡlīasait ┐ tre hūachtar do macraille, Sc.M² 13 . benaid . . . sleg . . . co ndechaid tríaa da ṡliasait, LU 1575 . is amlaid dognítis sin a claidib fora slíastaib, 3234 ( SCC 2 ). colg dét iarna chossliasait chlí, TBC-LL¹ 5287 . go m-ba metithir ri cend meic mís cach thothocht . . . dobeired cách díb de gúallib ┐ de ṡlíastaib ┐ de ṡlinnéocaib araile, 3706 . co ngabtais o innaib a traiged co remhar a sliasat, CCath. 4664 . amal da urbuinne builg goband a lurgne ┐ a ṡliastai, Irish Texts i 33.6 . do gerr a slíasat, RC xix 48.11 . mac gheinfes on cethramadh fer do torudh do shliasta sa, BNnÉ 24 § 9 . ó na háirnibh go nuige na slíasta roitheochuid síad, Exodus xxviii 42 . in sliasait nar fhoscclais frimsa i tTemair (a mark of respect wanting from Diarmait mac Cerbaill to Ruadán), BNnÉ 325 § 42 . an tsliasait na ro thócbhais romhamsa fria coimhéirghi, SG 70.1 .

As defining gen.: cairdes slíasta sexual intercourse : cardes mo [s]liasta-sa, TBC-LL¹ 97 . cairdes sliasta Medba, 108 . Cf. ingen Aililla do oen-mnai dait ┐ comaid dom sliasaid-sea dia ris a leas, p. 443 n. 1 . atchonnarc-sa caim-chele sliasta i snim sruth ḟola consort, LL 116a12 . ech slíasta horse for riding, saddle-horse : ech slíasta[e] comadas co srían arggaitt, Críth G. 345 . in Craebh-ghlasach, .i. cloighemh sliasta Find, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 267.23 . ech do sliasta `thy riding-horse', RC xx 142.28 . ech gabail ┐ sliasta, Fen. 140.17 . orba slíasta land which a parent has acquired through his or her own exertions and which may be given to a son or daughter, EIF 416 : orba craib no sliasta a mathar, Laws i 148.5 Comm . mad orba cruib no sliasta no dilsigthi d'athair dia íngin, iv 44.14 Comm . tarb slíasta the thigh where it thickens at the top, loin, buttock, see s.v. tarb.

(b) side, ledge : tuitis . . . in ttoirrchim suain ar sliasuid na fuinneoicce the side-post of the window, Ériu iv 53 § 16 . cloidhemh . . . ata ar sliasait na fuindeogi úd, ZCP vi 103.5 . for sliastai sadbai lit. on the thighs of a goodly abode (an obscure kenning), RC xxvi 28 § 118 .

Compd. ¤cholptha: imma dib sliastcolpthaib `round his two shanks', CCath. 5206 .