2 idna, indna

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n the name of a particular rank or dignity; a warrior of the highest of three grades ZCP xlii 46 : cislir toggarmanda techtaide miadleachta ... aire desa, aire fine, indna, anroth, O'Curry 254 (< H 3.18, p. 148 ). idhna .i. fer oca mbi sochraiti do macuib berar do, ocus do bratrib combi .xxx. uit gaisgedach, Laws iv 348.13 . idna andiumsach, 16 . (? idna = Lat. idoneus of which Nettleship maintained the original meaning to be "able to beget," Plummer MS. Notes).