dúasach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dúasach or dil.ie/18983

 

Forms: duasaich

adj (1 dúas) o,ā reward- or gift-bestowing, munificent: is é mac d.¤ Dom[naill] doridnacht, IT iii 20 , cf. Bruchst. i 20 . ? drui d.¤ , BB 407a18 . drong duassach d'arbrib aṅgel, SR 791 . rooirdnistar Samuel fáith | Saul . . . fri soerbríg ndúasaig . . . do óenríg for noble and generous sway (?), 5542 . beannacht uaim . . . go sluag mórdhúasach Mumhan, 3 C 13, 957.4 . secht ri dun dreim duasaigh, BB 62a24 . As subst. o, m. gift-bestower, rewarder (?): ar cli ar nd.¤ ar n-abb (of God), SR 831 . is Padraic fo deis duasaigh | leis ar n-uasail 's ar n-ísil on the right hand of the Bestower of guerdons (Christ), BB 37b47 = duasaich, Lec. 565a34 . ? ós déisibh diamhra duasaigh `very great excellent corn-lands', Keat. i 168 (poem); sic also BB 24b42 ; os deilib d.¤ duasaig, LL 6a1 ; uas dēsibh d.¤ duasaibh `lands more obscure than all lands', Leb. Gab.(i) 68 ; os deisib diamraib duasaib, Lec. 547a46 .