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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).

1 énach adj o-ā (1 én) pertaining to birds; haunted by birds:
a thir férach féig, | a iath n-énach n-indsech n-úag `virgin
20mead of birds and islands
' Met. Dinds. ii 10.8 . less n-ēnach
n-ailēnach | less férach fidhānach IT iii 92 § 135 . co
hEalpa n-énaig, Hy Fiachr. 182.15 .

2 énach n m. (earlier n.?) (1 én) collect. birds: énach
┐ ethaidedha an aeieoir BCC § 47 . ni raibe eiteóga mar
25énach orra § 274 . failenda ┐ énach Locha Febuil 192 .
do bi cumha ar énuch ┐ ar ainmindte eccíallaidhe ib.
biathaid d'fuil in t-énach-sain that brood (of the pelican)
Ó Heódhusa, O'Gr. Cat. 461.17 . a dtuil tré thélach a
chnis | dá énach as luib leighis 461.19 .

30 enadbul: xsee 1 én, compds.

énadóir n i, m. fowler: éunadóir, synon. of stalcaire
(= fowler Prov. vi 5 ), Kirk = Eg. Gl. 553 .

enag n a washing vessel (?): enag .i. ian nige,
O'Mulc. 402 .

35 ? enaid v(in bérla na filed) shows, makes known: fut.
s. 1 ēccusc an scāil enfat hi (.i. faillseochat) I will describe
the appearance of the man
ZCP v 484.1 = eccosg in
sgáil eanfad i (.i. foillseochad) ZCP iii 378.13 . impv. s. 2
enn ab enn .i. interiec[t]io osten[den]tis behold, lo (?)
40 O'Mulc. 395 ; cf. 2 én, and énde.

enáir n January: i callaind enāir (: remāin, see Ériu
vi 108 ), Fél. Jan. 1 (v.l. ienair). Jan. 31 . Ep. 8 . Ri
rogenair...ria nEnair in ocht Kallainn ante diem octavum
Kalendas Januarias ( Dec. 25 ) SR 7532 . sechtmad uathad,
45slicht sádal | for Enair ra hannalad LL 131 b29 . o secht-
mad id Enair PH 5001 . 6920 . 6925 . Ináir ALC i 2 .
Enáir, Ienáir 24 .

énairecht n(1 én) fowling, bird-catching: enaireacht
symbol for `e' in `dán-ogam' Auraic. 5803 .

50 énairt: xsee énirt.

énamail adj i (1 én) bird-like: eirgit...d' eineitil aerdha
enamail, Fl. Earls 140.14 . Of a banner: éanamhail a
eiteall, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 102 § 5 .

énamar: xsee 1 én, compds.

55 énamlacht n(énamail) flightiness: is céim macaimh
...a olbdacht ┐ a énamhlacht rofhagbais t'inad imlaidi
`the suddenness and speed with which thou hast abandoned
thy post of combat
' MR 302.8 .

énán n o, m. (1 én) a little bird: ro chachain in t-enan dona
60nemdaib, Fél. June 23 n. Fig.: in t-enán dil dein | la Ciaran
i Cluain (on a king's death), Lec. 620 a7 = FM 733 . Cf.
pis enain a plant-name Arch. i 333.9 ; 336.104 .

enbarr n froth, foam: enbarr...úan bís forsin usque,
inde dicitur gilithir enbarr. Enbarr didiu uan tuinde,
65 Corm. Y 530 .