drong

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drong or dil.ie/18811

 

Forms: d., d., drong, druing, drung, drong, druing, drungu, druing, drong, drond, drond[a, dronda

n o, m. in O.Ir. and usually in Mid.Ir. (note also n s. d.¤ n-ingen, d.¤ ngilla cert, SR 6279 ; but: in drong , Sg. 159b5 ). Later ā, f. g s. druing, SR 1227 , 1434 , 2619 etc. d s. drung, 249 , 633 , 855 , etc. a s. drong, 1289 . n p. druing, 8284 ; Fél. Ep. 285 . a p. drungu, Hy. iv 3 ; Fél. Ep. 232 . As ā, f. fiad cach druing dēin, SR 4519 . v s. a drong noeb, Fél. Ep. 401 . Occas. also drond: drond[a, RC xiv 404 § 10 . ? dronda, IT iii 98 § 162 .

Indefinite number of individuals grouped together for some purpose, band, crowd , usually of persons (refers to a more compact and precise number than drem(m)): d.¤ .i. imat, O'Dav. 727 ; Lec. Gl. 62 . cach d.¤ imma rig, TBC-LL¹ 458 . cach d.¤ immá deglaech, cach buiden imma taesech, LL 220b38 ( TTr. 266 ). riched co n-ilhur a d.¤ , SR 341 . tigerna os cech drung, 855 . táet nech ammuig ó nach druing, 3911 . do dilgenn a nd.¤ ndalach, a mban, a mac (of Israelites), 5737 . slúaig sil Adaim, aidbli druing, 2673 , cf. 889 . druing cen crabad ar mo cinn, Trip.² 1316 . im Fer nDiad na nd.¤ , TBC-I¹ 2381 . do Crist na nd.¤ , Anecd. ii 26 § 3 . oenta[id] in druing dindgil, Gorm. May 10 . dom dín ar cech ndruing, KMMisc. 255.9 . atrachtsat dronga écraibdecha i n-agaid Pilip, PH 2547 . éirghit siat 'na tri drongaib, RC xxiv 379.15 . ba ri for drungu domain, Lec. 46b30 . do fhágaibh dronga ag coimhéad na críche, Keat. iii 5397 . Commonly folld. by partitive gen. or DE: sech drungu (dhrunga, v.l.) demne (with gloss .i. sech buidne), Hy. iv 3 . la drongaib (drunga, LB) na ndemna, FA § 31 . d.¤ árchaingel nime im Michél, Fél. Ep. 233 . rotgíallsat druing na fían find, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 20.9 . Brian . . . adrochar le druing nDanar, ZCP viii 120 § 5 . d.¤ d'arbrib angel, SR 791 . d.¤ mor dia miledu armtha lais, PH 848 . roráid fria droing do doinib, 3359 . Of things: in d.¤ briatharde persine tanise the verbal group of the second person, Sg. 159b5 . tria drungo drona dagdrēcht, ZCP xii 246 § 18 . aithne ar dhrongaibh do ceartuibh Gaoidhilgi, IGT Introd. § 2 (2.7) . daronusa doib d.¤ bind bairdne abundance of bardic poetry, Auraic. 5250 = droing mbind, 5247 . saildrong willow-brake (?), 5521 . Of a class or category: atat da droing for ainglib, YBL 169b12 . fó coruib na druingi seo contracts of this class, Laws v 184.23 Comm. do scuibhéaraibh ┐ do lucht bogha ┐ da gach ndruing ré gaiscidh, Keat. iii 5230 . don dá dhroing . . . do chloinn Bhanbha (of two political parties), Keat. Poems 1019 . ag so na sé dronga do Leith Cuinn mar atáid Dál gCuinn, Dál gCéin, etc., ITS xv 13.8 ( Keat. iv ). cia do na trí drongaibh peacthach, TSh. 1515 . na hocht dronga beannaighthe (specified in the Beatitudes), Ó Héodhusa 227.8 . nocon fhaca don droing banda a comālaind womankind , RC xxiii 396 § 2 . don druing daonda mankind , SG 260.12 . an d.¤ maol do ghéill don ccrábhadh (i.e. the clergy), ZCP i 142.4 .

Folld. by partitive DE some of: Ere oll . . . atfeda d.¤ dia dálaibh, Leb. Gab.(i) 92.19 . ma's fír do dhroing dona fileadaib, Lec. 243a1 . Absolutely: ata d.¤ aca rāda có roibi mac aili oc Erc some say , 239d22 . drong . . . drong some . . . others: cuimhnighid d.¤ air charbaduibh ┐ d.¤ aile air eachuibh, Psalms xx 7 . Note also: mar bhís a ndán do dhroing dul when it is the destiny of people to die, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 150.23 . Folld. by rel. clause those who: nach tuc as acht d.¤ do dligh those who deserved it, Ériu iv 118.27 . mar an druing théid síos annsa pholl, Proverbs i 12 . Iábal . . . athair na druinge gá mbí áirnéis of such as have cattle, Gen. iv 20 . a dhrong is caraid damh (= amici mei, Job xix 21 ), TSh. 3918 .

Compds. with adjj.: ó Drobáis drong-adbail of the mighty throngs, Ériu iv 152 § 33 . ¤ḟoirtil strong in retainers, Keat. Poems 793 . With nouns: ardrí for drongaltaib den `strong hosts' (divers degrees and conditions?), ZCP ix 466.3 . ¤buiden: dā drongbuidhin móra, Acall. 4651 . drongbuidhen deghshluaigh, AFM v 1740.14 . Keat. iii 5271 . ? drongdige (gen.?), Metr. Dinds. ii 30.66 . drongdirma, CCath. 4482 ; Hugh Roe 202.19 . ¤ḟolt: ni dighna d. gan dol | rigraidh Connacht ar creidem the thick-haired kings of Connacht (?), Fen. 242.21 .