soiscélae

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Forms: sosgéla

n io,n. (2 so+scél) sosgéla m., IGT Decl. § 2 .

(a) the good news, gospel : ní ar log . . . pridchimmi soscéle, Wb. 14c8 . i táu dar cenn sosceli `in which I am now for the sake of the gospel', 32a10 . amal asṅindedar i ssoscélu, 13a36 . no línfed preceupt a soscelai in n-ule cuaird in talman, Ml. 25a8 . cēim iar sētaib soscēla, Ériu ii 56 § 11 . Patraic . .. pritcuis soiscela . . . do tuaith . . . mac Miled, Laws i 4.5 . go robadur soiscela Crist . . . i n-a croidi, Smaointe B. Chr. 5 . In the phrase manach (mainches) soiscéla lit. servant of the gospel, i.e. a person under spiritual direction: Conghus comhorba Patraicc do rigni in rann so do gresacht Oedhae Ollaín, a mhanaigh sóiscéla, im díoghail sháraighti a chille, 23 K 32, 196.25 = anmchara, FM i 330.11 . con ḟaca chuice mainces soiscela robo marb se la roime sin, Lism. L. xv 26 .

(b) the book of the four gospels; a particular gospel text : an cetharlebar sosceli, Mon. Tall. 29 (138.1) . doratt soiscela ┐ menistir dó, Trip.² 423 . minda Colaim chille . . . ┐ in dá Sosscéla do tabairt a Tir Conaill, RC xviii 12.27 (Tig.). 'n-a aimsir roscrib Eoín in Soscela, MacCarthy 306.30 . amal atbeir soscela Matha, PH 7570 . in tan atbert in soscela erdraic in principio erat verbum, LB 145a29 . soisccela Bairri aigi ara ucht oca comairce, Cog. 90.23 . Of swearing by the Gospel (see fo II (p)): toingi a tri luighi fo soiscela .i. soscela ar minn, O'C. 2568 ( Eg. 88, 48a ). ní taithmis naidm soscela, O'D. 1688 ( H. 5.15, 30a ). fir nime ┐ soscela Crist, Laws iv 210.7 . ronaidm in Trínoit ┐ in cethar soscela comdeta fair `he bound him by the Trinity and the four gospels of the Lord', RC xiii 106 § 138 . A gospel text sewn in red cloth and hung round the neck was used as an amulet: bendachais dīa fithir (.i. aite) atnagar soscēla imme `he bade farewell to his tutor who put a gospel around him', Aisl. MC 11.4 . regut ēm . . . ┐ tabar soscēla immum, 81.28 . gabais a paiter lem in clēirech ┐ dobe[i]r soscēla fom' chenn, issē soscela bōi annside .i. soiscēla do gūalloind aisle, etc., 126.37 . tócbáil soiscélai fri elevating the gospel on behalf of (?) (a form of intercession): issed aspered Máolrúaoin oca aurail do neuch fairsiom guidhi Dé laisiom ┐ tócbale soscéli fris, Mon. Tall. 158.22 . forith . . . ind soscele ┐ cobrid inda hanmanna frisa tocabar amail forith uíuos ┐ fogni laisiom a tocbail frissna marbu, 162.8 . Of the liturgical gospel, an lám s.¤ lit. the gospel hand, i.e. the left hand (see O'Rahilly, Sc. G. St. ii 23 ): benais de in láim soscélíí, Ériu iii 11.26 . dorogell Gilla Crist mac Manchan in ferand ar do láim soscéla ic dola sís ar ammus Atha Catan, no ar do laim ben- nachtan anís ón áth, Ériu iii 9.15 . Hence left: tuc buille ina lethchíg shoiscéla, SG 41.4 .