déine

Cite this: eDIL s.v. déine or dil.ie/15224

n , f. (dían) swiftness, speed, impetuosity, vehemence . IGT Abstr. Nouns § 92 . isí a déne gl. inenarrabili celeritate, BCr. 18b1 . ind rodéne int srotho, Ml. 93b11 . cipad a déne ind hesséirgi how soon the resurrection would take place, Wb. 25b27 . déne lóchet, Thes. ii 355 . dafáith cid gáithe déne even the wind's swiftness led him, 317 . a deini ┐ a dechrad ┐ a tharpige, TBC-LL¹ 857 . gnim dia fuair déni ┐ dód violence and fire, RC xxiii 314 . cen d.¤ ndiss `with no slight eagerness', Metr. Dinds. iii 240 . corragaib d.¤ im thomailt a bíd, LL 160a19 . deine toicheda severity of suing (i.e. prematureness, suing for debts before they are legally due), Laws iii 512.3 . deine toichida sin, O'Curry 983 ( H 3.18 423ab ). Fig. urgency: edargnudad cacha cesta fo[a] moille ┐ a ndeine, O'Curry 1606 ( 23 Q 6, 5 a ).

As vn., IGT Verbs § 83 . tonn ag déne speeding along? ex. 818 .