soiscél

Cite this: eDIL s.v. soiscél or dil.ie/38383

n o,m. (2 so+scél). See also suibiscél; Bergin, Gadelica i 62 ; Marstrander, ZCP xiii 49 ff .

(a) gospel, good tidings : a tsoisgel déisteacht, Carswell 221.3 . adeir rinn san soisgel grādh do thabhairt dár naimhdibh, Desid. 1531 . soisgeul síorruidhe, Rev. xiv 6 . do chum an tsoisgéil do sheanmóir, Rom. i 15 . dár ttegasg ad'thoisgeol, Mac Aingil 47.4 . muna brég breth an tṡoisgéil, IGT Decl. ex. 924 . beatha do thabhairt don druing fhriothólas an Altóir ┐ fhoillsigheas an Soisgeul, Donl. 146.1 .

(b) the book of the four gospels, a particular gospel or gospel text : an soisgel noch do scribh Matha suidhisgel, AU i 34.5 (A.D. 500) . is amlaid tucad in proinn doib ┐ s.¤ Cruimthir fuirre, Irish Texts 42.16 . cred in dethbir ata itir fír nime ┐ soiscel Crist (of swearing by the Gospel), O'C. 264 ( H. 3.18, 151 ). facbus an s.¤ roscribh a lamh fadesin, Lism. L. 966 . o rahoslaiced . . . in soscél, 4360 . do-berit anoir mhor dona leabruibh a mbid na sosceil co hairithi do soscel Gaibreil, Maund. 117 . atá an bibla ┐ na soscéil . . . aca, 122 . dér leis gach líne dar légh | no gur légh Síle an soisgél, IGT Decl. ex. 925 . ag sgríobhadh ar an soisgéal darab tosach sint lumbi vestri praecincti, TSh. 5401 . In secular sense: a-tá só n-ar soisgéalaibh this is in our creed, Féilsgr. Torna 68 § 19 .

(c) evangelist: go Féil Matha Soisgéal, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 31.28 . isin crich a rugad Mateus suisgel Celtica ii 77 § 29 .

See soiscélae.