édána

Cite this: eDIL s.v. édána or dil.ie/19676

adj (neg. of 1 dánae)

I Not bold, timid, timorous; modest, gentle: niptar heclaig edana, BB 435a27 . is aire sam étana | ni fess nach ḟorm bus rǽna, LL 296b12 = SG 363.2 . edána eoin mara | ar muigh nach mar thrága, O'Gr. Cat. 487.14 = Ir. Monthly 1921, 288 . ro iarfaigset don abb...co hanband edana, PH 584 . mé ar Mac nDé éadána as m'ulc timid towards the Son of God because of my sins Dán Dé ii 27 . x 27 . TD 22a12 . Ériu ix 163 § 10 . ní chuirfinn acht mar charaid | locht id leith... | acht bheith ort go héadána would deal with you gently Content. vii 18 . dreach édána `gentle countenance' Studies 1921, 589 . d'ḟurḟuighlibh éadána, TD 39.9 . tréad is éadána ar ḟilidh most modest (i.e. respectful) towards a poet 42.3 .

II To be feared, avoided: ba hedana leis taeb fri Ciaran arna aimrer roime `he being shy of trusting to C.' LB 273a56 = SG 52 .