corránach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. corránach or dil.ie/12528
Last Revised: 2019

 

adj o, ā (corrán) hooked, curved, projecting : saigead . . . corranach 'barbed', TTebe 4309 . fear aoine is cuinge crábhaidh | oireamh an chroinn chorránaigh 'the ploughman of the curved timber is the man who fasts and fulfills the obligations of piety', Giolla Brighde 250 § 11 . ? ingen druth . . . corrach cladach corranach (sic BB 294b22 ), IT iii 98 § 159 . Freq. in names of metres with verses increased by one or two extra lines: debide scaillte corranach (6 lines), IT iii 69 § 12 . slat brecht corranach bec (8 lines), 92 § 134 . claen creite na sednaighe corranaigi moiri, IGT Metr. Faults§ 46 .