adbann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. adbann or dil.ie/338

Forms: adhbhann, Adhbhann

n o, m. (ad + 3 fonn? See Lochlann ii 203 ) Later also f. adhbhann f. IGT Decl. § 11 . strain of music, tune: goltraige .i. adhband trirech imefuilnge gol, Corm. Y 721 ( Anecd. iv 61 ). esnad .i. abhran (adban, v.l.), O'Dav. 777 . oda (ᾠδή) .i. adbond, Fél.² xcvi gl. 1 (1) . sirrechtach do chaeiniud .i. adbonn no bind do toitim, O'C. 1296 ( H. 3.18, 539 ) = adhbann, 1473 (ib. 653 ). adpand do seinm `to play a tune', Mon. Tall. 131.29 (§ 10) . rochachain . . . / tri hádbaind do barr in chraind / .l. bliadan cech adbaind, Fél. 158 § 23 ( LL 368 marg. inf.). trí ségainni Hérenn . . . a.¤ a cruit `a tune on the harp', Triads 89 . ar chumas n-adhbhann (: dall) `for power of melody', Studies 1920, 98 § 9 . da seinntea adhbunn do coiscfedh dia geran hí `if thou wert to play a strain', St. Ercuil 672 . an adhbhann chiúil, TD 23.7 . ba bhinne ná adhbhann ciúil, Oss. iv 4.19 . ni thabhair aphann da h'áidh / ni cheis re comhrádh macáimh she pays no heed to any tune, Ir. Texts ii 75 § 17 . In meaning of 2 adba: le sámhthachuibh seinnfidhe / ar ádhbannuibh iorghuile, IGT Decl. ex. 455 . As n. pr. Adhbhann (name of a girl), Ériu v 82.28 .

Cf. 1 adb, 2 adba.