aindeis

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Forms: aimdess, aimdeis, ainnis

adj (dess). Also aimdess, aimdeis, ainnis.

(a) left: 'na laim dheis . . . 'na laim . . . aimhdheis, Caithr. CC § 85 . na lama . . . aindeisi `of the . . . left hand', Cog. 194.14 .

(b) awkward, ungainly: nirb aimdeis (aindeas v.l.) nirb étúachail, Met. Dinds. ii 344.74 (: aidlis). aidlenna aimdesa `disarrayed', MR 236.16 . duille ┐ bláth ┐ mess / do chách uile ní hamdess `unlovely', Met. Dinds. iii 288.32 .

(c) poor, wretched: da mbeith se aindis ar a cind if he were poorly provided for them, ZCP x 248.27 (BCC). as ainnis an onóir . . . atá lán do phéin, Desid. 811 . As adv. do bhádar . . . go ha.¤ an lá sin, 1 Sam. xiv 24 . ?As subst. n iar m-beith fo a.¤ (: éis), Skene, Chronicles of the Picts and Scots 95.12 .