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1 én n o, m. a bird: n s. essen didiu ni hēn chadacht
no ni hēn clūmda cedacht [sic leg.] not yet a fledged bird
Corm. Y 511 (cf. cadacht, Thes. ii 252.18 . cedacht Wb
27d13 ). én immoniada sás, Thes. ii 294.27 . int én bec
10 343.14 . cuach findruini ┐ én óir for a lár FB 60 . én
do lic lógmair 62 . in t-ēn gaires as in tsail | ālainn guilbnén
is glan gair IT iii 47.3 . éun, Anecd. i 28 § 27 . v s.
a eóuin Accla 24.15 . a eóin 25 § 4 . a s. sénais
inn ēn luamnech the fluttering bird Hy v 64 . amal én
15 LU 69b17 = TBC² 1259 . nomad loighi na circi in gach
en da henaib an airet bet re cois for every chick Laws iii
380.2 . g s. do anmaim ind eiúin Sg 93a2 . i ndeilb euin
RC iii 346.19 . suide eoin Hy v 1 . bés éoin ar luamain
TBC 3615 . a chride ind eoin ittig 3462 . tré sciath
20n-ete indala héoin SC 7 . hi tuaim inn eouin CC 5 (Eg.).
i rricht eoin = sub specie avis Todd Lect. v 20.8 . guth
eoin bhinn do bhilibh GF, Ériu v 54.43 . sgéala
gach eóin don ealta TD 15.27 . guth a néin, Eccles. xii
4 . d s. dund eún Ml 118b10 (ref. to pellicanus). donn eon ,
25 Arch. iii 234.15 . Dán Dé ix 24 . n du. in dá én SC 6 .
a du. da én 7 . CC 2 . g du. a ndeilb da eun finn RC iii
346.34 . d du. don dá éan TD 15.31 . n p. amal donemat
eoin a suthu as birds protect their young Ml 39c22 .
amal ṁbite in euin utmaill sin (ref. to locustae) 127c12 .
30 ind eóin FA 33 (LU. ina heoin LB). ind eoin SC 5 . an
éin CC 2 (LU). eoin aititin (.i. cerca ┐ geodh) `domestic
fowl
' Laws v 166.5 . eoin mara...eoin moige ná móna
...eoin choilledh, O'Gr. Cat. 487.14 . a p. dossib...inna
heónu will hunt the birds LU 129a40 . 63a3 . ina heona
35 TBC² 708 . gin euna CC 4 (Eg.). fostaid ocht n-eono
díb TBC 1335 . fastaid sé eóin déc díb 1336 (heona St).
g p. trírech inna ṅén , Thes. ii 290.8 . foraim én SC 5 .
irrechtaib én nglégel FA 33 . iall én TBC 1952 . ingne
éan, TSh. 3466 . d p. d'iasc ┐ di enaib IT ii 173.8 . dona
40héanaibh TD 15.28 . TSh. 3057 .
Special uses: a éan coluim ar cheannsa O dove for
gentleness
Dán Dé i 19 . gan uiread eoin chirce da
mhaoin féin so much as a chick (? cf. under eirín, above, and
Cog. 48.19 ) Keat. iii 2756 .
45 Fig., etc. nipu ēn comadus ina n-ēill not a suitable
bird for their flock
(of an uncomely fellow seeking to join
a party of poets) Bodl. Corm. p. 180 . an t-ēn oirdnidi (of
St. Gregory) YBL 164a47 = ZCP xii 368.3 . e. ¤ baile bird
of ecstasy (fig. for dream of love (?), the kisses of Mac
50ind Óc): eoin bale batar oc athigid Chairpri L. do Ráith
Chairpri...cetheora póca in Meic Ooc ros delb i rricht
cethri n-én co mbetís ic togairad cǽm nHerend LL 166a22 .
Dinds. 117 . Cf. Met. Dinds. iv 212 . A Luim Laine
nacham luaid | ...manibetis leca Luigdech lis | eoin bic
55baile rot betis were it not for the `leca L. l.' the birds
of ecstasy
(?) would be with thee LL 145b14 (cf. ZCP viii
107.6 and n . MS. Matt. 478 . iii lecca lis Luighdech
.i. gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul RC xxiii 324 x ). é. ¤ crosse: co
hén crossi .i. saland `the bird of a cross—salt' Aisl. MC
60 101.1 = co hen croithe (= croiche ?) 127.16 . eóin erchoille
(v.l. earcaille), name given to a class of mercenaries ,
Triads 230 . é. ¤ finn: éun fionn `ossifrage or white Eagle'
Kirk = Eg. Gl. 289 ( Arch. iii 155 ). é. ¤ catha a bird-
standard, an ensign: ra tócbait a signi sitharda ┐ a
65n-eóin chatha LL 239b38 = TTr. 1702 . é. ¤ gaile bird of
valour, a phenomenon supposed to accompany the martial
fury of heroes (cf. O. Ir. lúan láith): atrácht a én gaile
ós a anáil LL 225a47 (= TTr. 600 ). ra eirgetar a n-eoin
gaile ós a n-analaib 239b41 (= TTr. 1706 ). Fianaig. 94.
513 . adraig a en gaile co mbai for luamain uasa cind,
Aen. 2567 . Cog. 188 . FDG 237 = MR 32.9 . én gualann
pet bird: én gualann Dé (ep. of Colum Cille) ZCP x 340.9 .
COMPDS.: ¤ abdul of big birds (?): conid fordub cu aér
n-enadbul uas a cennaib as far as the sky where the great
10birds soar
(?) LL 265a7 = MU 20.28 .
¤ amar bird-song (?): tiaguit inn eoin remib...ba
haluinn in t-enlorg ┐ in t-enamar cachnaitir for a lluamuin
CC 2 Eg. = ba cáin in t-énlorg ┐ t-énamar bói leu LU.
¤ lorg a flight of birds (?): see under ¤ amar, above, and:
15 suairc in t-énlorg én álainn | ní scélborb amar scáilim
SG 347.18 .
¤ ogam bird-ogam , a cipher in which the letters are
denoted by names of birds, as `e' by `ela' and so on,
Auraic. 5692 .
20With pref. sen-én ancient bird i.e. a hawk, crow:
sen-ēn .i. prechan no seabac ut est smacht peta seneoin ┐
sinnaig, O'Dav. 1414 = peata seneóin (.i. sebaicc), Laws
iv 114.11 ( 16 ). i ndelbaib sen-én LL 246 b6 (= IT iii
244.35 ). in da ṡin-én hí sin 246b20 = IT iii 244.45 .
25 siabra ┐ seneoin (hovering over a battlefield), Cog. 174.10 .

2 én interj lo! (?): én a maic, mór a scél BDD 32 , 34 , 35 .
Cf. énde.

én- pref.: see oín.

Én npr., m. (1 én ?): Én mac Māgach TBC 168 (=
30 TBC² 4 ). Én ara Conaill 5862 = Oen TBC² 3525 .

1 ena: n ena a uino eno [οἶνῳ] enim graece. uinum...
ruiced for cech lestra i mbi lind messc condat ena dicuntur ,
O'Mulc. 402 . Stokes takes this as pl. of ian, q.v.

? 2 ena: ind immon eclais n-ena n-aird (of the Tabernacle)
35 SR 4431 . Cf. láthar nena, Met. Dinds. ii 2.12 . comul
n-ena iii 142.3 . Eocho ocus Eblend ena, Met. Dinds.
iv 64.77 . na reimenda, reim n-eana | is na duili deigh-
ḟeadha BB 17 b7 , here the n- may be the initial, cf. Corm. Y 997 .

enach n o, s, n., later m. (en) I (a) moor, swamp,
40 bog, fen (`Eanach i.e. a boggy land, now Annagh' O'Don.
FM v 1416 , note on Caisléan Eanaigh): cf. enach arindi
bite eoin ann (cf. c below), O'Mulc. 401 . co Meidb hi
mBelach na Fert | tuctha ar enach i n-oénḟecht (of hunted
pigs; possibly they were ensnared, driven together), Met.
45Dinds. iii 384.32 . ós áth cach enaig `above every marsh-
ford' 428.43 . Cf. do gab cochull cend n-enaig..., siat
srotha elta enaig, Acall. 2414 - 6 . mo shnáthad...dorigned
d'ór in enaig `of the eanach's gold' SG 248y (of gold
found in a bog i.e. goblin gold ?). Freq. in place-names:
50 Ėanach nDuban, Hy Fiachr. 282 . See Onom. Later
anach: mor sreath agus anach | tar ar lingis léim (of a
stag), Celt. Rev. x 135.28 .
(b) a narrow way or passage; a place fit for an
ambush: `a snare, a dangerous pass' P. O'C. lingid an
55t-eanach tríotha dá n-aimhdheóin forces the pass through
them
(of a lion at bay before its hunters) TSh. 2610 . in
gach enach erdhalta, in gach séd ┐ in gach sligidh, Hugh
Roe² 14 z (f. 8b) . rosuidhighit isin enach indill erdhalta
in roba derbh leo M. do thochur ina ccenn, Hugh Roe,
60 226.5 (f. 60 a) . dul...inn eanach iomchumhang ┐ ind
indtiuch indill for ciund Uí Dhomhnaill 304.7 (f. 79 b) .
rochruinnighsiot for a chionn i n-enach iomchumhang
erdhalta `a certain narrow pass' FM v 1824x . vi 1882.
10 . iarna suidhiucchadh for na henaighibh erdhalta an
65robadh dóigh leó iadsomh do rochtain dia saighidh
2064.1 . roordaigh forairedha for enaighibh erdhalta ┐
for bernadhaibh baoghail, Hugh Roe, 286 (f. 75 b) . ionn-
soigid bar n-ionadha catha ┐ bar n-enach erdalta (directions
to troops before battle) ZCP xiv 250.16 .
5Metaph.: gurbo henach ┐ essrus gabhála eitir cenél
Conuill ┐ Eoghain an coblach do thochar go Loch Feabhail
that the fleet...would be a pass..., Hugh Roe, 236.13 (f. 63 a) .
(c) hence a snare, trap (see P. O'C. quoted above):
ro chóirgetar a n-enaighi ṡealga ar fairsingib ┐ ar forréitib
10na ferand, Fianaig. 64.10 .
II hunting, fowling; game (cf. I (c)): donidis fiadach ┐ enach
┐ iascach, Dinds. 134 . issed arfurad Cu Chulaind, iascach
┐ enach ┐ osḟeóil for Tain bo Cualnge TBC 1955 . Here,
perhaps: Druim n-énaig... | d'énach Find is na Féinne,
15 Acall. 1846 , where the mark of length may be an error. Cf.
atá Both Árd gan fiadh gan iascach gan eanadh, Ó Bruad.
i 170 z (: aiteas).