1 clíabach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 clíabach or dil.ie/9471
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: -aig, -aige

n m. and f. g s. -aig and -aige. Name of some wild animal; deer (?) EIS 230-31 : co lúas faindle no gaíthe no chliabaig dar roe maige, LU 6485 (TBC). co lūas faindle no clīabaigi allaid tar cend machairi maigṡlēbe, TBC-I¹ 2553 . go luas faindli no eirbi no iarann no cliabhaighi allaidhi tair eitri (?) sleibhe, ZCP x 298.13 . a congna cliabaigh a chind do chnama, IT iii 103 § 197 . do chnamhaib cliaboig, 90 § 123 (: diabhail). athach (.i. crain no moghaidh) ar iarraidh chullaigh, / siriu cliabaigh (.i. torad no clumach) fo crannaigh, Ériu xiii 76 § 212 . cliabach .i. cú allaidh, O'Cl. `cliabhach a wolf, a fox ', O'R. Poems