crannda

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crannda or dil.ie/12761
Last Revised: 2013

adj (crann) wooden, made of wood, wooded : longa c.¤ , Lism. L. 3730 . mias . . . cranda, ZCP xvii 229.11 . MR 28.18 . a mbroind in ech cranda (sic) (the Trojan horse), Aen. 498 . nocha caelḟal cranna / meic C., Gorm. Nov. 16 . na chrích cranda `in his wooded territory', Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 4 . ? Cf. crando .i. bróg i.e. wooden (shoe), O'Curry 2069 (H 4.22, 67).

In vague pejorative sense: adruith nahalla / adcranda icossaib stiff (?), IT iii 98.x . mh' ingne . . . cidh it cranna, BS 32.x . R. ┐ C. na da (leg. nad) cranna `not bent with age', Metr. Dinds. iv 364.209 . a í Dh. nach crandta creach `of vigorous raids', Magauran 3304 . fuil ch.¤ . . . / ┐ na fola arda base blood, DDána 115.10 . nír chranda a chruth wizened (?), KMMisc. 354.10 . nár chranna ag Roighne na rann 'which were not deemed difficult by Raighne of the staves' Sages, Saints and Storytellers 166 § 15 .

In chevilles: nír chéim cranna, Celtica ii 163.1 . nir bo cranna, Fen. 316.3 .