snaide

Cite this: eDIL s.v. snaide or dil.ie/38117

Forms: snoighi

vn. of 1 snaidid (see snas). snoighi f., IGT Introd. § 3 (44.9) .

(a) act of cutting, chipping, hewing, planing : ic s.¤ na crand, TTr.² 600 . tamain troma do giuis arna garbsnoidi, TTebe 1475 . dearna a láimhe acht a lámh oile | clár do b'áilne snoidhe sain (of St. Margaret), DDána 32.22 . Of the planing of spear-shafts: tuc dó crand sóer dia s.¤ `to plane', Met. Dinds. iii 248.83 . dorinde a s.¤ co dingbala (sc. the spear- shaft), Acall. 4899 . dobertis Connacht[a] a n-gai do . . . dia s.¤ , ZCP i 104.2 . co facca chuice in s.¤ | do brú Féile findglaine `shavings', Met. Dinds. iii 248.95 . Of lacerating flesh, etc.: nar mothaighetar na h-iaraind ga snoidhe ┐ ag gerradh a corp `hacking', ZCP iii 520.17 ( BCC 5 ). rogav . . . ag snoide a gruaidhe dia ingnib, Aisl. Tund. 107.17 . as eigin an cnaimh . . . do shnoidhe, 23 K 24, 99.1 . cromáin snoighthe cnámh mo chinn `hooks tearing my skull', Aithd. D. 92.15 (? leg. snoighe, Ed.). Of a horse's hoofs: slicht an groighi óig tre fhér | ag snoide an róid gu roithrén denting the road, IGT Decl. ex. 1254 .

(b) act of making, fashioning, creating : is ceart snoidhe (snoighe, MS.) na seacht nimhe, ZCP xiii 14.3 . dá síoladh ┐ dá snoighe to fashion them (the human race), DDána 41.8 . Of a boat: Argho saor a snoighei-se, DDána 107.27 . brúg slait- geal is saer snaidi nobly built, Hy Fiachr. 264.11 . áluinn óghshnoighe a meóir mhín, Hackett xi 23 (-shnaoidhe, v.l.). Of the Irish language: ceitri randa raither dhe | for snoidhe na Gaedheilge, BB 17b2 . Note also: mo dhán ar n-a mhíon- shnoidhe, Aithd. D. 19.3 . Of the putting together of a genealogy: slecht na righi is seimh snoidhe | line don reim rioghraidhe the royal line which has been fittingly (?) drawn up, LL 394.54 . ná fágbam Ceara . . . | can a dúchus do dénam, | can beith co seim 'cá snaidi, | d'á breith 'sa reim rigraidi, Hy Fiachr. 186.3 . This may also be the allusion in: a shénchrann go sliocht snoighe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 122.67 .

(c) Fig. act of wearing away, causing to waste away, afflicting : tug soin ar snoidhe go cnáimh | doigh ghraidh, Rel. Celt. ii 290.9 . an bhean so ag á snaigh ┐ ag á seargádh féin . . . le trosgadh, Eochairsg. 90.14 . ata sí ag snoighi mo bhall | mar do-ní an t-oighi an t-íarann, IGT Decl. ex. 64 . ag snoidhe a chnám i gcás na hEirenn wearing away his bones, O'Gr. Cat. 565.35 . díoth Airt, easbhuidh T., | mur [a]táid ag snoighe ar súl, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 112.31 .