cinniud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cinniud or dil.ie/9150

 

Forms: cin(n)te, cinneadh, cinniomh

m. g s. cin(n)te. Vn. of 1 cinnid. cinneadh, IGT Verbs § 71 . cinniomh, CRR² 27 .

I As vn. act of fixing, defining, deciding . In Sg. always in phr. c.¤ persine glossing Lat. demonstratio, etc. = defining (grammatical) person: cen chinniuth persine, Sg. 27a6 . gl. discretionis uel significantiae, 198a5 . gl. demonstratio (ostendit), 24 . 200a4 . Ref. to finit, 197a11 . Other contexts: iar c.¤ na fiach, O'Curry 250 ( H 3.18, 145a ). iar c.¤ cach thuir thogaig, SR 967 . tabartar tennta . . . ima cindiudh ┐ ima comailliud, BB 238a41 . ced smuainiud cindti cacha caingni the first consideration with a view to the solution of every problem(?), MR 94.2 .

In phrases: c.¤ bethad act of dedicating one's life : I. . . . d'facbail an tsaeguil . . . ┐ cinned a bethad do . . . a manestir na mBrathar Preciur, Ann. Conn. 1269.2 . ri is mo ro toccaib do . . . chomtinolaib cinti bethadh `religious communities' (of Cathal Crobderg), 1224.2 . c.¤ catha, comlainn etc. act of terminating battle etc. successfully : atragat díb días aile / fair do chinniud chomraime `to win a triumph over him', Ériu iv 100.y . im thincem a tressa ┐ im ch.¤ a cath, LL 31635 ( TTr. 823 ). ar c.¤ cacha ruathair `after completing', MR 242.11 . ní cinneadh cogaidh, DDána 78.3 . c.¤ comairle act of deliberating, making a decision: co ndernsatar c.¤ comairle, LL 31893 ( TTr. 1080 ). cáirde trí lá . . . re cinneadh comhairle, ML 22.14 . With ar: iar gcinneadh ar an gcomhairle sin, TSh. 5494 . measaim gurab oircheas dam cinneadh mar úghdardhás air, `to rely on it as authority', Keat. i 90.38 .

?tirud, ┐ cirud, ┐ c.¤ do munudh doibh measuring (?), Laws ii 152.11 Comm. (` wood-cutting ').

II (a) certainty, limit, definition : dentadha . . . arnar cind ugdair cinnedh denmha `structures for which the authors have not specified a particular type of construction', Ériu xvii 72 § 13 gl. 11 . cate deochraigter eter c.¤ ┐ cintech[u] . . . C.¤ in aipigitir Grecda `definite, more definite', Auraic. 1254 - 5 = cinnedh, 4366 . is se seo cindead et comhair, tosach ┐ tren-deirid . . . na h-aisi, BB 236a1 . i comhflaithes gan cinned (of heaven) limitless, BNnÉ 274.10 . ní cíndedh fil ure `there is no limitation upon it', Laws iv 166.2 Comm.

(b) decision, decree; agreement : ro boí c.¤ tria chombáig . . . eter Choin C. ┐ Conall, LL 14097 . is iat so cinte ┐ gnathaighthe búi oc scoil Oíc-Sinchill arrangements , Hib. Min. 41.20 . o atchuala . . . na cindte, PH 611 . do f[h]āem-sabair orum-sa / c.¤ cruaid nach téit taithleach, CCellaig 371 . dorónadh cinniudh senaidh occo `passed a decree', CCath. 389 . nír-bo choir duit an cinnead sin do denam, TTebe 4791 .

(c) destiny, fate : ni heidir dul sech an cinneadh `there is no avoiding destiny', Stair Erc. 745 . ōn chinneadh nī thēid gach ní, O'R. Poems 1964 . olc d'Ibh Cobhthaigh a gcinneadh evil their lot, DDána 110.30 . In phrase at-tá i c.¤ (do) is fated (for): día mbia i cc.¤ aittreb na carcrach sin (i.e. hell), LU 2459 ( RC iv 254.17 ). ata i cinnedh dhamh dhul ann, Acall. 774 . nethe . . . bis a cinded which are fated, Fen. 38.17 . an bith cé . . . / do bhaoi dé (sé, MS.) i gcinneadh a chríoch, Dán Dé iii 8 . See cinnemain.