con-sní

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Forms: consni, c., -chosnai, consniat, consniatt, conasniat, cossain, cossan, cosnad, cosnam(h), consniad, -cosnad, -cosantai, -chossena, cossénait, -cosenad, -coisenta, -cossentáis, consēnai, conasensat, cosnaid, chosnoda, cosnam

v (* com-sní-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 633 ). Ind. pres. 3 s. consni, IT iii 14.3 . c.¤ , Ériu xiii 41.6 . -chosnai, LU 6597 (TBC). -chosna, TBC-LL² 2414 . 3 p. consniat, LU 9455 . consniatt, O'Dav. 516 . With -ad-: conasniat, O'D. 668 ( H 3.17, 489b ). Ipv. 2 s. cossain, LU 6372 . cossan, TBC-LL² 4628 . 3 s. cosnad, Ériu iv 228.5 . 1 p. cosnam(h), TFrag. 228.11 . Subj. impf. 3 s. consniad, Ériu v 36.26 . Pass. ? -cosnad, TBC-I¹ 3447 (rhet.). -cosantai, Ériu viii 176.1 . fut. 3 s. -chossena, LU 8791 ( FB 59 ). 3 p. cossénait, TBC-LL² 4139 . Condit. 3 s. -cosenad, TTebe 684 Pass. -coisenta, Caithr. CC 4 § 8 . 3 p. -cossentáis, LL 37649 . Pret. 3 s. consēnai, Thes. ii 315.3 (see ed. note and ad-cosnai). Cf. consníghseat, BB 18b20 . Perf. 3 p. conasensat, ZCP viii 313.31 . Later as simple verb cosnaid, cf. perf. pass. ro chosnoda , LU 9387 .

Vn. cosnam. Part. cosanta . . . ó phecadh, RSClára 150b . IGT Verbs § 44 .

Contends; contests, strives for, wins, gains: later also defends; costs: ind ríg consniat a rríge, LU 9455 . for nim consēnai a ríge `strove after his kingdom', Thes. ii 315.3 .i. rochosnastar, 23 . is e . . . cotascara ┐ cotasni it is he who destroys and persecutes(?) it (the Church), Rule of Tallaght 84 § 65 . Cf. O'Dav. 551 cited s. con-soí. do chosain . . . a thír, LL 380b46 . rígi nUlad ní chosnai, MU² 942 . in ferann cossántai which ye are striving after, ZCP xxx 111.24 . is iat da ferann do chosainsead fir Muman ar eigin `gained by force', RC xxiv 186.18 . ní cosantar it is not disputed (chev.), Ériu xix 96.w . na saoithe chasnamhadh machaire, O'Rah. 76.80 . flaith . . . chosnus tnúdh `who wins devotion', Studies 1919, 75 § 18 . cossénait a mná will defend(?), TBC-LL² 4139 . `erstreiten', TBC-LL¹ 4981 . dias carad choiseónas mé `who will guard me', A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 10 . cia hagainn is ferr choiseónas Ére, CF² 254 .

With prepp.: cumhacht . . . lé ccoisenadh é féin ar bhás might protect himself from death, Ó Héodhusa 55.3 . nó co cosnar as éidedh bus fearr ó'n fedain úd `until as its price from yonder folk I win a better' (of tunic), Caithr. Thoirdh. 107.37 . ní rochosna nech aile / ní dot anim tartési none can obtain aught for thy soul, Ériu i 201.8 . con[s]níad nert cāich giallu dó should win, Dinds. 6 . ní hé uaisle ar fhás ar a chúl / chosnas d'fhior iath wins for, Ériu xvi 134 § 49 . a ghlaca n-a gcosair chró / do chosain dó maca is mná (of Christ crucified), Dán Dé xxiii 8 . dá dhaoire dá ccoiseónadh dhamh however much it cost me, Desid. 1687 . ro chosain Eocho lethrigi ṅUlad . . . fri M. contested the joint sovereignty of U. with M., LU 2955 . ní chosna nech frim he (of curadmír), 8974 ( FB 73 ). Cruithnig conasensat in flaith friu, ZCP viii 313.31 . nach maigin consnai(d) fris a indlighedh, O'D. 531 ( H 3.17, 431 ). consníset frisan sluagh nechtrand they fought against, Hugh Roe² 64.8 . consníghseat im flaíthus na S., BB 18b20 . consnisett . . . siol N. . . . ┐ siol N. im flaithes na criche disputed, Leb. Gab.(i) 202.7 . coiseónaid thú ót uile antoil will protect you from, Desid. 6968 . cosnann sí an t-anam ó stoirm, Párl. na mB. 2174 . bile ētrocht . . . isin cnuc, cosnied co niula ara airde towered towards the clouds, Dinds. 40 .

? consnítis (síntis, v.l.) moa sengúalaind `wont to be twisted', Ériu iv 102.14 . Cf. consíntear .i. choiséntar, O'Cl.