dígna(e)

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: dignib, dígnai

n [io, n. ?] Expld. by glossators as dí + gné. reproach, contempt: dioghna .i. di-ghne .i. droichgné, O'Cl. .i. tarcaisneach, ib. digna .i. dimecnaith nó dognai, Lec. Gl. 117 . dighnae .i. dimicin . . . .i. drochgne nō tār nō trogh, O'Dav. 642 . dighna diar ce[i]rd dofiusca ar fe[i]rg contempt for our craft rouses our anger, ACL iii 297 . is ē triar fil fri dígail: dighna duaine, feolda fichdha teora ingne gribhdai gruaide reproach in a poem, poetical satire, ib. Aeda nad airdlig dígna (: lígda) who deserves not reproach, SP v 7 = Thes. ii 295 . decheng ná dlig . . . dígnae, Fél. Mar. 7 . nóeb ná dámair d.¤ , Feb. 9 . atcota drúis d.¤ lechery entails disgrace, Anecd. iii 10 . ní chualamair díghna díbh, IGT Decl. ex. 262 . cain clí cen d.¤ (: rígda), SR 7695 . Ualerius cen dígnae, Fél. Jan. 22 . Cf. Feb. 10 , Sept. 18 , Nov. 4 . anais and a chland cen digna, Todd Nenn. 236 . cen nach ndíghna, Anecd. i 64 . imscarad athcuir . . . nā bī ar dignu `when there is no contempt intended', Laws ii 318 ( .i. nocun ar dimiadaide, ib. 320 ). cen chuit ndígnai, Fél. July 29 . cen dolb dígnai, Anecd. i 60 . ?d p. Maini na miad ní da dignib (dingnaib, Lec.) | do Niall ri rignaig in raith, LL 139a35 . As adj. (prob. g s.): cona dubshlúag dígnai evil-looking, grim (?), Fél. Prol. 254 . torcc trom dígna, SG 61 .

As vn. bai F. for loingius iarna digna (.i. sarugadh), O'Curry 112 ( H 3.18 71c ). dia ainmed, dia digna, 254 (148). iar ndigna óir ┐ ech after spurning gold and steeds, LL 149a35 .