aithinne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aithinne or dil.ie/2706

Forms: athainne, athuinne, aithinne, -adha, athinne

n io, in Mid. Ir. m. Also athainne. athuinne, aithinne (g s. and n p. id. and -adha), IGT Decl. § 2 . firebrand: athinne gl. torris, Sg. 70a19 . a.¤ gl. fax, Thes. ii 227.24 (PCr.). titio atinne, Hib. Min. 8.270 . aithenne . . . aithenna .i. fuidle na crand, Corm. Y 76 . amail arm nocht in t-a.¤ , O'C. 1169 ( H. 3.18, p. 464b ). cid be . . . ro loisce etach a cheile co naithinde no co caindill, Laws iii 202.1 Comm. bla tene tellach no aithine, 264.1 . día mbetis a dó no a trí / lasfaitis a n-athinni their firebrands would blaze up, LU 6227 ( TBC² 1731 . TBC 2348 ). urchur d'athainde for lasadh, Aen. 2221 . lasfad ceann an athainne, Ériu i 18.48 . d'ait[h]innib giuis, CCath. 3603 . ra comlasadar na haithindeada, TTebe 4683 . noch chaithios aithinnigh that casteth firebrands, Prov. xxvi 18 . creach na n-aithinneadh do dhénamh (name of a famous raid), FM ii 940.13 . Fig. atinne adhanta feirgi, CCath. 523 . secht n-athni dar Éirinn firebrands(?) (of foreign invaders), ZCP x 343.21 . In n. pr. Sprédh a.¤ ingen Mhughna M., Acall. 1285 .