aincél

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aincél or dil.ie/1188
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: aingcél, Ingcél, Ain(g)cél

n o, m. (cél). Also aingcél. bad omen . Most frequ. g s. as adj. (or separate adjectival i-stem?) ill-omened, troublesome: is trom in scéo ┐ in t-aṅcél, LL 237a23 `bane', TTr. 1496 . ba trom sceo nemi ┐ aingceoil ┐ duabus for sluaghaib R. in la sin, Aen. 2481 . mór in cuitbiud dóib . . . can tophund na erri angceóil ucut, LU 5244 (TBC). in dám ainceil enlaithe, Acall. 6316 . an gérait aingceoil, 4458 v.l. in triar imaiṅcel acgarb, 6267 . ainceoil .i. uilc orra, O'Cl.

As n.pr. Ingcél, Ain(g)cél, BDD² p. 76 n. 224 . In a proverb: tarraid Aincél tú, Acall. 6214 .