dochnách

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Forms: dochnaigh

n (do + conách) poverty, ill luck, ill fortune, misfortune: donus ┐ d.¤ forra abus, Fen. 232.25 . tráothaid a rath is a conách | téid gach maith ar dochnach uaidh, BNnÉ 148.32 . nā tabair do conach ar mo dochnach-sa do not exchange thy good fortune for my ill-luck, ZCP xiii 225.11 . maín omain ┐ dochnaich (no docraite suprascr.), BB 491b3 . ní bhíu-sa ag ceilt mo dhochnáidh (sic leg.?), BS 132. 10 (see Hermathena xxiii 146 ). Attrib. g s.: in fer dochnaigh atchi-si .i. Lucifer the unfortunate man, Aisl. Tond. 110.6 . doman dochnaith dō, Fen. 240.11 . Tadhg do marbadh do shersenach dochnaith do muinntir a brathar fein ` ill-mannered ', AU 1269 (ii 342) . See dochonách.