aittenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aittenn or dil.ie/2832

n o, m. See Vendr. Lex. but also ÉC xxxvi 63 . furze, gorse: paliurus .i. . . aiten, Thes. ii 46.18 ( Philarg. 18 ). rusco .i. aittiun, 47.8 (ib. 50 ), 48.30 (ib. 119 ). aitend .i. āith-tend, sech is āith is tend, Corm. Y 56 . onn .i. aiten, Auraic. 1194 . is on aitenn tucad int ainm is onn frisin fidh n-ogaim, 5582 . lossa fedha .i. aitean, fraech, gilcach . . ., 1156 . int aitend no in fraoch, 2834 . sliabh fraich ┐ aiteann, Laws iv 276.19 Comm. aiteand, dris, fraech, 148.1 . im dire . . . do aitin do luachra, i 166.29 . biaid immad aittin ann / i tírib áilli Érann, Met. Dinds. iv 306.23 . tri droighnibh ┐ drisibh ┐ aitinn arrachta do chirr- badh a cuirp, ÉC i 85.23 . ro tréghdadh a throighthe . . . lá haitten an tsleibhe, FM vi 1900.13 . ? nír adba rosc fír ineithle maíssi aitind serthi capaill, IT iii 99 § 164 . As sobri- quet: Oengus cenn aittinn, Rawl. 152a51 . Compds. ¤-chaith- rech having furze-like body-hair: Ethne Aitencáithrech, LU 3246 ( SC 4 ). Mugain Aitencaetrech, 8405 ( FB 28 ). M. Etan- chaithrech, TFerbe 119 . re M. Aitinchairchech (sic), Death- tales 22.6 . See Ériu i 117 note . ¤-garbh: san tír aimhreidh aiteanngarbh, Cog. 100.12 . ¤-ṡlíab: mar cech n-attennṡlíab, Met. Dinds. iv 140.4 .