2 aithnid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 aithnid or dil.ie/2762

Forms: aithnigid, aithintigid

v (2 aithne). Also aithnigid, aithintigid. Replaces earlier ad-gnin, q.v. IGT Verbs § 54 .

(a) knows (usually of a process rather than a state), comes to know, realizes, under- stands: inti nach aithnenn amail gebtar in athgabail, Laws i 84.25 Comm. ni aicnebhad . . . nech a dliged fein, 156.5 Comm. = ní aichénadh, O'D. 505 ( H. 3.17, 410 - 411 ). ? seoit ag na haicinter lacht ┐ gnimrad, iii 380.16 Comm. `? `seds' from which there is no expectation of milk . . .', Plummer MS. notes. atiur-sa breithir nach raichnea . . . sluag acallma Ulad that you cannot know (= will not find) a host to equal the U., TBC 5087 . bail . . . i n-aichenad in lín do rigaib . . . rogenfed uait, Aen. 1429 . nir' aithned dia sloghuibh beith for eilifaintibh riam co sin `riding on elephants had not been known to', Marco P. 115 . anois aithnim an t-iul díreach, DDána 25a.24 . ? gnāth a gnato .i. ēolchaigim nō aichtigim (for aichnigim?), Corm. Y 706 .

(b) recognises, knows (i.e. at sight, immediately) (person, thing etc.): corom aichnistar iaraim, LU 3674 ( SC § 32 ). in aithnechta madh cethea in iaraidh sin? ZCP v 501.33 (= inn-dathgnitae, IT i 144.21 ). aithéontar misi let mar sin you will recognise me, Ériu v 184.379 . dia n-aichintigtís a ecosc, TTr.² 1663 . ni haithenntaigi iat sech aroile, St. Ercuil 1817 . do athain C. guth an pecthaigh, BNnÉ 152 § 20 . da fechain an aitheonadh an Papa a legend fen, ZCP x 236.14 . rabhad rogaisi d'ógaib aichénus `a warning of wisdom to the youths who will recognise it', MR 302.14 . an ro athinset lucht na cille dia ccrudh `such part of their cattle as the people . . . were able to recognise', FM iii 288.15 .

With AR introducing characteristic or mark by which something is recognised: trí ara n-aichnider cech fergach, Triads 188 . ar Thadhg aithintear gur fhíor / sgéala an draoi, Aithd. D. 10.21 . aithnimíd ar a siobhal iad, Desid. 1844 . aichnid fora eirread co mba filid, FDG 595 .

(c) recognises, perceives, notices (a fact, state of affairs): ra rímit ┐ ra harmit ┐ ra achnít cor batar cutrumma it was realized that they were equal, TBC 69 . in firinde aithnighit na baoith . . . ┐ na gaoith, O'Dav. 156 . ní aithnim fós go bhfuair mé / síothcháin, Dán Dé xvii 31 . gur aithneas t'olcas d'fhior chumainn `till I saw how evil a companion thou wert', Dán Dé xix 10 . baoghal orm-sa má aithnionn `if he see me in danger', Content. ix 29 . éagcóir do haithneadh oraibh it is clear that you have suffered injustice, DDána 68.6 . vn. (from aithnigid): do chuindchid na cenn dia n-aithniugud Fled Bricrenn ocus Loinges Mac nDuíl Dermait 54 § 10 . mar is āil leat a thuigsin agas a aithniughadh Carswell2 1249 . do chum thusa dhā aithniughadh 2582 . is é fundameint, agus tossach na muinigin is jonchurtha jn n’Dia é féjn aithniughadh? Adtimchiol 3 § 14 .