cuin

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuin or dil.ie/13592

interr. and conj. when. See Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 201 , 205 . Cited in list of interrogatives, Laws v 6.1 ff. Comm. c.¤ . . . cóir, IGT Introd. § 16 . Often with prec. cía, cá, gé, gid: ata acht gidh ┐ acht gidh cuich ┐ acht gidh c.¤ arna cur roim na foclaibh sea romaind . . . ar son acht gidh be, IGT Metr. Faults§ 24 . Note also: gé ch.¤ c[óir], gidh ch.¤ l[ochdach], IGT (unpublished) cited Duan. F. ii 276 . The form gé ch.¤ is used regularly in IGT Verbs to introduce subjunctive forms in the paradigms given.

(a) In direct questions: ciachuin gl. quando (inquit,) . . . priuabitur ? Ml. 61b9 . c.¤ as (is, MSS) flaith ? Críth G. 256 . c.¤ ata eiric eisce do duine ?, Laws iii 138.1 . c.¤ bídh guth ? Ériu xiii 36.9 . cia ch.¤ dogén-sa molad duit ?, Trip.² 2863 . c.¤ dorega ?, LU 10402 . c.¤ robo Temair Temair ?, Metr. Dinds. i 2.4 . c.¤ is aonda in beithi-luis-nion ?, Auraic. 2866 . c.¤ bhias i gcaoin ré chéile / dias gaoil fhuil i n-aimhréidhe, Dán Dé xi 3 . gé ch.¤ ríoghaimne `when shall we crown ?' Aithd. D. 8.14 . c.¤ do bhí againn t'éara ?, DDána 29.25 . c.¤ dorega se ?, Lism. L. 755 .

(b) In indirect questions: ciach. gl. (interrogemus . . . ) quando (ita regnauerit), Ml. 18a2 . finta lat c.¤ ticfa midmedón aidchi, MU² 219 . ní fidir c.¤ doricfad a les an curach sin arís `when she might need . . .', Ériu iii 154 § 7 . ni featatarsomh . . . c.¤ doraghadh díle, Leb. Gab.(i) 10.18 . go dtuigfeadh . . . c.¤ do bhiadh féin marbh, TSh. 1552 . aisnéideadh neach é . . . / i n-iath Chonmhaoil c.¤ do ró, Ó Bruad. ii 102.14 . ? cuinn cái ┐ cuinn cáineth do dénum, Laud 610, 24a (Plummer MS notes).

Perh. in meaning whence in: abraid-si iarum . . . can bar cenél ┐ c.¤ dodechaidbar isin indsi-se, Ériu iv 140.18 .

(c) As conj.: ri ele c.¤ teid ímach / sluaighedhach when he sets forth, IT iii 103.11 . Usually with follg. subj. and with sense of indefinite whenever : ci(d)p c.¤ ro-cara whenever he likes, ZCP xv 246 § 5 .i. cip c.¤ bes ro cartanach leis, Laws ii 206.14 Comm. gidh c.¤ thís whenever you come, DDána 25a.23 . rí na ndúl cá ch.¤ do-chear, 37.39 ( IGT Decl. ex. 1229 ). gidh choin tí (: ghoin) `when He comes', Dán Dé v 15 . gé c.¤ dech, Duan. F. i 43.28 . Cf. giped ch.¤ `wann es auch sei', TBC-LL¹ 3338 . cidh cian, cidh c.¤ is cidh mall, AFM i 438.11 = CS 136.4 .