1 taídlech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 taídlech or dil.ie/39570

Forms: tóidlech, -taiglech, -aoi-, tadhligh, taidlech

adj o, ā (taídle). The diphthong is fixed by rhyme in some old exx.: tóidlech (taidlech, MS.): oiblech, IT i 24.18 . tóidlech: ṅoiblech, Fél. Sept. 21 . tóidlig: óiblig, Prol. 78 . taidliud: cháiniud ( lamenting ), Met. Dinds. iii 24.301 . In syll. verse however, there is apparently no diphthong: ttaidhleach: ainbhreath, Studies 1921, 257 § 2 .: ainglibh, DDána 17.9 . -tairrngech: -taiglech (subst.), IGT Decl. ex. 730 . taighlidh: thairngir (? sic leg.), 23 G 24, 263.24 . ? taidhleach: laighneach, Ó Bruad. iii 86.3 . O'Cl. and P. O'C. give no forms in -aoi-. Note tadhligh, KMMisc. 322.6 . Perh. two different words, with taidlech flickering, darting from tadall. See citation from P. O'C. s.v. But according to O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 131 there is only one word, with shortening of vowel in Mod. Ir.

Shining, brilliant, flashing, glittering: taidhleach .i. loinderda, Lec. Gloss. 60 . .i. taithneamhach, O'Cl. Stowe Gl. 136 , 157 . att eat .iiii. anmand cheithri primrand toedelcha ínso sís, IT iii 51.14 . la féil tóidlig Teclae, Fél. Feb. 22 . do Adamnáin Íae | assa tóidlech tóiden, Sept. 23 . gabais faīnbrat dar scīath scenb | brōenderg toīdlech tar fern flann, ScM.² 21 § h . Of fire, flame, etc.: in grían ... tóidlech, IT i 24.18 . in tene tháidlech, PH 6388 . tor tren taidlech tromad- bul teintigi, BB 241a19 = YBL 66b7 . ar thindib taeb-derga taidlecha tellaig, MR 238.8 . Of the human form, parts of the body: taidlech cech ḟadmainni dfu(i)lt ind óclaíg sin, LL 120a52 . dot ghruaidh ttaidhleach, Studies 1921, 257 § 2 . Of persons: Eōghan Taīdhlech, ML² 514 . Cf. Aithd. D. 24.16 . in tor taidleach tatnemach os cainlib togaidi in tromthalman (Clanna Luigdech), Cog. 54.1 . Of weapons, armour, clothing: taibli taidlecha tulamais, TTebe 1401 . crocend taidlech tigri ` glossy ', 2496 . tuaga troma, taidlecha, Cog. 162.8 . tlacht taidhleach ghrádha Dé, TSh. 1442 . Of the sea: for muir táidlig ... Torrían, TTr. 989 . Of Tara: Temair taidlech tenn, SG 329.22 . Note also: eathor taigh- leach, TD 7.37 , v.l. bradán taighleach na dtrí loch, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 178.181 . As n. pr.: re Taighlech mac Aililla, Acall. 7382.