1 sraib

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Forms: Sroibgenn

n f.(cf. 1 ruib; see Ériu xiii 185 and Ériu xxxix 159-60 )

(a) sulphur: sulfur .i. in t[s]raif, RC ix 242.7 . srotha . . . do theine sraibhi, xxviii 312 § 9 . tene sreibhi, De Contemptu 1720 . diri uigi circi a lan do luibib gall ┐ sraiff ┐ luingit ┐ airget-laim, Laws v 84.9 Comm. , Ériu xxxix 160 .

(b) the Ogam letter sd (st): tresim ruamna .i. straif leis-sium sin i n-ogam. Straif iar ræt; ar isin straif is tresiu ruamna ic dathadh na ræt … Tugad uaid-side isin fid dianad ainm straif ar æntaid anma aturu, Auraic. 5563 . tri foilcheasta inn oghaim .i. ceirt ┐ gedal ┐ straiph, 439 . in baile i mbia s ria d [is] straiph as scribtha and amal ata st an stial, 443, cf. 2899 . suil duir a sdraif, IGT Introd. § 4 (3.26) . sdraif ó Sdrú, ibid. (4.4) .

See sraibtine. On the n.pr. Sroibgenn, see Ériu xii 142 .