gnóaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gnóaigid or dil.ie/26242

 

v (gnódhaigid, gnóthaigid) denom. of 2 gnó.

I Intrans.

(a) works, labours: imp. gnóthaig as mo gnáthaib `busy thyself with my wonted arts' (?), Metr. Dinds. iv 72.64 . With do (ar) works for, serves: ? na hiarr ni na saoilfithea doghonochas duit, Ériu v 126 § 14 . cinnus do ghnodhaidh (sic leg. ? -adh, MS) do crodhachta don Fraingc?, RC xix 266 ( Fier. § 183 ). gidh mó do ghnóthuigh Mac Liag ... ar Brian | ná sibh-se ar chineadh Cais `... did greater service to Brian,' Content. xvi § 136 .

(b) achieves, succeeds, wins: rí Sagsan do thecht in Érinn ┐ ní ra gnoig a bec in Érinn, Ann. Inisf. 338.20 . gnodhaighit ... Laitinta ┐ dichuirit ar culu na Troianu, Aen. 2814 . cinnas do gnodhaighebur? how have ye succeeded? RC xix 136 ( Fier. § 106 ). gnoeōchaidh a leas his luck will succeed, ZCP x 223.17 .

II Trans.

(a) earns, acquires: cred do ghnoaigheabhair (gnodabur-si v.l.) ó shin?, ITS xix 102.w . gnodhaidhim a[n] cathughudh I gain the battle, RC xix 38 ( Fier. § 47 ). an uile chrabhadh lear ghnothughadar an choróin, ZCP iv 444.23 . an ní sin do gnoaighes o Día, BCC § 357 (404.25) . an té ghnodhuighios anmanna, Proverbs xi 30 . gnóthaigh ó'n Róímh | deispionsáid procure ... a dispensation, O'Gr. Cat. 593.1. TD 33.7 .

(b) profits, avails (?): as olc rom gnoaig se ill has this profited me, TBC-LL¹ 2500 (St.) = ronmarg-sa (LL). Vn. gnóugud, q.v.