asna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. asna or dil.ie/4459

Forms: esna, asnao

n m. IGT Decl. § 2 . Also esna. rib. Of a person or animal: eter cach da a.¤ do, LU 8400 ( FB 27 ). asnao (sic) Fínain Chaim `a rib from F.C.'s body', Arch. Hib. iv 206 § 11 . co mebdatár a hasnai indi, LU 6207 (TBC). dam-a.¤ ┐ torcasnai cethri traigid fichet fod an damh-a.¤ , ZCP iii 460.11 . mebait mh'asnæ fuidb / mo chride-se is crú, TBC-LL¹ 3960 . brúifet tria a.¤ a tháeib, 1287 . ? srathar .i. ar sreith na n-esnad bīt, Corm. Y 1177 . do ghlac sé aon dá asnaibh . . . ┐ an t-a.¤ do bhean . . . as an duine, Gen. ii 21 - 22 . do bhí trí a.¤ iona bhéul, Dan. vii 5 . faoí an ccúigeadh easna, 2 Samuel ii 23 .

Other applications: asnai creiti in charpait, TBC-I¹ 2872 . ? ba hairecna . . . in tsuillse mór sin tria a.¤ drochu na carbut, BDD² 590 (see note). d'asnaibh cófra a gceannoigheadh `of the sides of their merchants' coffers', TD 16.26 . ? asna aball trena lige through her grave grew an apple tree, Dinds. 17 ( RC xv 309 ) (cf. roas ibar tritsiden, ib.). Fig. nír beanadh a.¤ dhá fhonn `no portion of his land was taken', O'R. Poems 1629 and Gloss.