cnaïd

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cnaïd or dil.ie/9709

Forms: cnaídid, cnám, cnaí(ded)

v later cnaídid. IGT Verbs § 42 . gnaws away, consumes, disperses : ro cnaí daíl a choiss, Trip.² 2862 . tart / cnaifes Araind n-ain, Anecd. ii 41.y . cnáifed dia álaig óg n-ell `would have wasted' (of a serpent), Metr. Dinds. ii 62.11 . gerden ros cnái ... / trénfer cech lae dia ndigbail (of Goliath), SR 5787 . nochnaife in muir (of land), Lism. L. 2184 . leath somuine le rath narm ... fo bith no chnoíend meirg é, O'D. 513 ( H 3.17, 417 ). mina ḟaghbhuid ni cnaighid (cnaieat, cnaied, v.ll.) nó loiscid (of fires), CCath. 1696 . dona fiaclaib sin no chnaetís taebu na míled, Alex. 742 = rochnaitis, ZCP xxx 132 . do chnaei lé teas in tarad / nach ragad fuí meas Muman, IGT Verbs ex. 380 . ar gach fonn / do cná an tonn, Rel. Celt. ii 238.26 . cnaiigh in tes `heat resolves', Rosa Angl. 98.8 . do chnaoi an doirche deamhnoidhe (: caoi) `dissolved the demon murk', Arch. Hib. i 92.6 .

Of mental anguish: do cach cheist chialchaid rotchná (: Pedamachá), SR 6975 . rom chnaoi i gceas (of death of noblemen), DDána 79.30 . sna croidhibh do chná (: dtá) which he has afflicted, 23 . ro-d-chnaoí mur othar easlán, KMMisc. 244.24 . Rarely wastes away (intrans.): go gcnaóighid ... ar son a n-éigceirt, Ez. iv 17 . cnaoididh na spirid = spiritus dissolvunt, ZCP xviii 270.16 .

Vn. cnám, cnaí(ded).