dénta(e)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dénta(e) or dil.ie/15469

 

Forms: dentada

io,iā part. of do-gní.

I As adj.

(a) made (by an artificer), skilfully fashioned, elaborate: cusna x ndoirsib dentæib gl. cum decem fabrifactis foribus, Gild. Lor. 245 . prim mind iartair domain arai in comdaig dendai, AU 1006 . hi mruigh d.¤ cultivated , Imr. Brain 9 .

(b) Of living beings, broken in, trained, inured (to service, war, etc.): laoch na stéad mear ndéanta, Hackett xxxix 110 . tri chet do soigdeiribh d.¤ dulchannacha veterans , Rel. Celt. ii 204 . da ríogh-dhamhna is rí déanta a full king, 3 C 13, 915 .

II As subst. io, m., IGT Decl. § 2 manufactured article and esp. structure, building (cf. Ériu xvii 62 ): itir ubla ┐ arbur ┐ gach denta, Laws v 502.15 . denta diraith a lawful construction? (of a fence round a chasm), iii 254.23 . lan fiach fo bithbinche in denta according to the imperfection of the structure, 28 . dentada (n pl.), iv 222.2 . tecoisc-siu dam-sa déntai ┐ dindgnai in maige sin, TBC-LL¹ 1216 . ra díleg a déntu ┐ a dindgnai, LL 224b41 . mana nderna nech cinta im dentaibh indligthecha do denam air by erecting unlawful buildings on it, Laws v 462.9 . Of metres: finit dona rannaigechtaib co narailibh dentaibh ┐ frithdentaib forraib, IT iii 85 § 80 .