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engnam, n u, o, m. IGT, Decl. § 28 . (a)
skill, dexterity , eangnamh .i. gliocas, O'Cl. : Iuchdan
cerd... | is dia engnom og aibind | roberbad ōr i nErinn,
Lec. 564b44 = BB 37b6 . Esp. (b) skill at arms, valour,
50prowess
(here probably: dorochair a graif a brut Patraic
oc erlad in nítho ┐ in eggnamo frisin n-ídal, Trip. 92.8 ):
S. co n-engnom ḟuilech, Met. Dinds. iii 460.9 . buaid
n-eṅgnama the gift of prowess, prosperity in arms TBC
1090.1133 . matá th'engnum mara mar atá t'engnum tíre,
55 Ériu i 124.20 . do chomartha a gascid ┐ a eṅgnama
TBC 2741.3023 . in cach ceird gaiscid ┐ engnoma
RC xxiv 176.17 . ni raibe do dóinib domain ceped febas
a n-engnama...lucht conístáis ermaisi Hectoir, TTr.² 1098 .
maccaom arái n-aisi...cathmilid arai n-engnama 1589 . 834 .
60 TTebe 2512 . SG 65.6 . degthóisech engnama (i.e. Hector)
TTr.² 1207 . lucht gaisccid nó engnama, CCath. 5078 .
rugsad...as é ar neart a n-eangnamha ML 20.10 . in gille
óg can engnam, Polinices, TTebe 3884 . comtis chrithnaigthi
comlaind ┐ comtis ailsedaig engnuma slack in wielding
65their arms
3134 . in ecen engnoma i roibi I., 3438 .
An exploit, valorous deed, warlike action: is emilt engnam
cach fir fo leith dib d'innisin TBC 2141 . Lug...doringni
in n-engnam ndana LL 27b39 . cia heṅgnam dorignis
riam?...deig-eṅgnam (of David's exploit against the lion,
5 1 Sam. xvii 35 ) YBL 121b15 = ZCP xiii 176.19 . med ┐
danadus in engnuma doronsat friu, Aen. 2428 . is decair
damsa deg-engnum...trena anfaindi atám YBL 317a10 =
RC xxiii 418.28 . nírba tualaing ursclaidi na hengnoma
iad, TTebe 1969 . ní cuirthe i ndán go ndearnadh |
10eangnamh ná dál nach dingneadh, G.B. Mac Con Midhe,
Ir. Monthly 1924, 589 § 34 . bail na rochumaingset
engnamh nó eisiomol do ghniomh i n-aghaidh a namhat (a
place of imprisonment), Hugh Roe² 5.5 (f. 2b) .
In later texts freq. associated with enech, with
15contamination of meaning, cf. eangnamh .i. eineach,
O'Cl. , and see Gadelica i 297 n. : a einech ┐ a
eangnum MR 114z . imcongbail...enig ┐ engnuma na
hErenn 148.21 . FM vi 2164.4 . Cog. 166.9 ; 56.25 .
rofáccbhadh...eineach ┐ eangnamh insi Gaoidheal isin
20iomairecc sin (of Kinsale) FM vi 2288.16 . i bhfolamh gacha
haisce...dá dtiubhraidh uaidh a los oinigh et eangnamha,
Ó Bruad. i 108.4 . ar gradh h'einigh ┐ h'edhnamha ZCP vi
104.20 .

engnamach adj o-ā (engnam), dexterous or proficient in
25 arms; n a champion: an t-airsid engnamach, TTebe 4085 .
Aitis oc engnomach do Thiabandaib 3200 .

engnamaid n i (engnam), one proficient in arms; an
active warrior: nirbo engnamaid, acht a airisium inna
ṡuidi namma (of Conchobar mac Nessa after the wound
30which led to his death), Death-tales 8.11 .

engracugud u, m. (vn. of engraicigidir) taking the place
of: engracogud anme dílis (gl. pro nomine proprio...accipitur)
Sg 197a1 . Cf. oc engracud ón .i. co mbít tar æsi (gl.
grandis vis est in pronominibus) Ml 114a4 . gen. gein
35 engraicichthe `the origin of taking place' Sg 198b8 .

engracus n u, m. (engraic) place, stead, function: a s. a
pronomen gaibes engracus ṅ-articuil which takes the place
of an article
Sg 61a5 . is .u. gaibes engracus it is u that
takes its place
12a4 . cia haenfocul...gebes ingrecus .i. greim
40na ceithre n-ernaili du remendaib will take the place i.e.
the function of the four parts of declensions Auraic. 1722 =
eungradus 4912 (YBL).

engraic n place, stead, function (= L. vicis): a s. gaibit
inna pronomina aittrebthacha engraic anmae dílis ind
45aitrebthado take the place of the proper name of the possessor
Sg 200b10 . gaibit engraic anmmae dílis (gl. propriorum
loco fungi videntur) 204a7 . d s. i n-engraicc anmmae
aitherrechtaigthi (gl. loco patronomicorum) 30b16 . hon
engraic uil[c] taræsi ind uilc (gl. a vicissitudine malorum)
50 Ml 38c19 . ængreicc (`a gloss on the adverb "vix"
which the scribe has mistaken for...nom. of vicem, vice,'
Stokes) KZ xxxi 247.31 .

engraicigidir v g (engraic) takes the place of: intan
asṁbiur-sa `meus' engraicigidir insin mo ainm díles `that
55takes the place of my proper name
' Sg 200b10 . engraccig-
idir cechtar n-ai alaill each of them takes the place of the
other
193b5 . tresa n-ainm n-engracigedar that it takes the
place of
197b2 . huare n-engraicigetar pronomina anman
because pronouns take the place of nouns 200b5 . ité noda
60engraicigetar that take their place 198b8 .

? engrais: n eangrais, eanglais `an instrument, machine,
engine ' P.O'C. Cf. englas, last cit.

engress: n rosaiged in fer sin a n-engresa fri cricha
echtranna RC xxiv 186.5 < YBL col. 902 = BB 264b50 .
65 Cf. enechgreiss.