CELT document G201022

Tiughraind Bhécáin meic Luigdech do Cholum Cille ann so [Dofed andes a ndáil Fíadhatt]

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  • L: Laud 615


Edited by Kuno Meyer

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    Tiughraind Bhécáin meic Luigdech do Cholum Cille ann so

  1. Dofed andes a n-dáil Fiadhatt, findál caingeal,
    Columb Cille cētaibh landa, lethan caindeal.
  2. Cāine rissi, rīge la Día a n-deoidh retha,
    rīghe n-ūasal ō rochindi cēimmo betha
  3. Brississ tola, do-bert1 cocrú cró n-glinde,
    gabhaiss foraibh finnuibh coruibh Columb Cille.
  4. Caindeal Condacht, coindeal Alban, amhra fīadhatt,
    fichtibh curach cechuing trichait troichet cíabhat.
  5. Cechaing thondaig tresaigh maghain mongaigh rónaigh
    rolaind bedhgaigh bruichrich barrind fāilidh m-brónuigh.
  6. Birt būaidh n-ęccna hi cūairt Ēirenn co m-bó h-arda,
    amra n-anma, ailter Leatha, líntar Alba.
  7. Amhra tuire, teóra lemna, lethnaibh coraibh,
    Columb Cille ant gnóö gnótho foraibh.
  8. For muir gáirech gart an ruirich fallnar mílibh,
    follnur magh ós m-bruighibh réidhibh, ríghaibh, tíribh.
  9. Trínóit hi seilbh siächt cobluth caoin conúalath,
    ūasal la Día dia m-ba forderc fesccur, m-būarach .
  10. Búachail manach, medhamh clēirech, caissi rētaibh,
    ríghdhaibh sonnaibh sonaibh tedmann trichtaibh, cētuibh.
  11. Columb Cille coinneal tóidhius teóra reachta,
    rith h-irroídh tuir doréd midhnocht maighne Erca.
  12. A 2 eír tinach tinghair niulu nime doghair,
    dín mo anma, dūn mo ūadh h-úä Conaill.
  13. H-úa Conaill cloth co m-búadhuibh . ba caín m-betha
    bá bárc maone . bá muir n-eccna . h-ua Conuill costigh daoine.
  14.  p.198
  15. Bá dair n-duillech, bá dín n-anma, bá h-ald n-glinne,
    ba grīan manach, bá mór coimdhe Columb Cille.
  16. Ba caomh 3 dia m-bo h-adhba ail fri rolainn,
    roppo dorair dú forría imdha Coluimb.
  17. Colaind crochsus, sgoirsiss for faill finna taebha,
    dogó dána dén is lecca, léiccis cráobha.
  18. Lécciss coilcthi, lécciss cotludh, caoine bertaibh,
    brisiss bairne, ba fri fāilti, feisibh tercaibh.
  19. Teachtaiss liubhra, lēcciss lá slán selba aithri,
    ar sheirc lēighind lēiccis coicthi, lēicis caithri.
  20. Lēgiss cairptiu, carais noö, nāmha guáa
    grīanda loingsech, lēicciss lá seól sealmand cluaa.
  21. Columb Cille, Columb robaoi, Columb bīaas,
    Columb bithbeó, ní hé sin in snádhudh cīaas.
  22. Columb canma gu dáil n-écca īarum, rīaamh,
    ríaraibh imbhaiss 4 imá comhairc cách fongníaam.
  23. Guidhe már ghuidhe maic do Eithne is ferr maoinibh,
    m'anam dá dheis dochum ríchigh re n-doman dainibh .
  24. Dia for-roghena rīghdha ēcnairc hi lantt leasaibh
    lá toil n-aingeal h-úa treibh Conaill cressaibh.
  25. Cearnach dubhairt Dīa do adhradh aidhchibh, laithib,
    lāmhuibh fāenaibh, finnaibh gartaibh, gnīmuibh maithibh.
  26. Maith bói hi curp Columb Cille clēirech neamba
    imbed fedbach fírían m-belmhach, būadhach tenga.

  27. D. f. a.

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Title (uniform): Tiughraind Bhécáin meic Luigdech do Cholum Cille ann so [Dofed andes a ndáil Fíadhatt]

Title (firstline): Dofed andes a ndáil Fíadhatt

Author: unknown

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

Funded by: University College, Cork and Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

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1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent: 1200 words

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Date: 2004

Date: 2008

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G201022

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.

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  • Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud 615, pp. 114–115. For details see Brian Ó Cuív (ed.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries; 2 vols. (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2001–2003).

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‘Tiughraind Bhécáin meic Luigdech do Cholum Cille ann so [Dofed andes a ndáil Fíadhatt] (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, pp. 197–198.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Tiughraind Bhécáin meic Luigdech do Cholum Cille ann so [Dofed andes a ndáil Fíadhatt] (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle a. S.},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {197–198}


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Creation: 900–1200

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  • The text is in Middle Irish. (ga)
  • Meyer's footnotes have been translated into English. (en)

Keywords: religious; poetry; medieval

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  1. Pre-1997: File scanned in. (text capture Staff of the CURIA Project)
  2. 2011-01-19: Conversion script run; new wordcount made. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-08-30: Keywords added; file validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
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  5. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  6. 2005-08-04T15:41:23+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
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  1. [The spelling with t- , rather than d- which is found elsewhere in this poem, makes for a visual alliteration with 'tola'.] 🢀

  2. [Another letter, such as 'i', seems to follow the 'a'.] 🢀

  3. [Between 'caomh' and 'dia' a disyllabic word starting with c- is missing.] 🢀

  4. [Over the 'm' there is a sign like the one indicating lenition.] 🢀


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