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ennac adj o-ā (< Lat. innoc(u)us or innoce(n)s, RC v 492 .
Asc. , Ped. ) In late texts sometimes ennach. (a) innocent,
sinless, harmless, guiltless: ennac ab innocente , O'Mulc.
399 . eannach .i. glan o pheacadh, O'Cl. dun ennac (gl.
35 innocenti) Ml 41b2 . do maccaib enngaib , Thes. ii 255.10
(St. Missal). nech gonus...macclerech no mac endacc, Cáin
Ad. 35 . ind ennaic (gl. innocentes) Ml 46d13 . ind aimser
indat sláin ennaic som .i. noidenacht (salui innocentes)
76a6 . cit maicc ennaig, Cáin Ad. 43 . maic annaic 40 .
40 cosmail fri encu (gl. similis innocentibus) Ml 91b7 . for
clerchu ┐ banscala ┐ maccu encu, Cáin Ad. 34 . inna
n-ennac (gl. innocent[i]um) Ml 59a3 . 100a9 (gl. insont[i]um).
inna n-enac 32a13 . ro saerait na maccu endga o bas (a p.
for n p.) PH 412 . is dímáin tóimnit a mbeith endga =
45 incassum se innocentes putant 6124 . tret na n-uan n-endacc,
MacCarthy 44.8 . Ériu ii 200.22 . ba hennac, ba firén
PH 3304 . anim ennac firen FA 19 (LU; ennach LB,
cited P. O'C. s. eannach ). faith humal ennac óg SR 5379 .
cendais eter fhergaib, endac eter inntledaib = inter insidias
50innocens PH 5925 . ro impa...cusin creidim cristaide ┐
ba hannacc osin amach he D iv 2, 44[42]vb 34 . an úir
endacc (eannuidh ennaigh , vl.)the pure clay (of the bed of
a spring set apart for a saint) BNnÉ 220.35 . v p. a uile
naoimh-eannaga Holy Innocents Parrth. Anma 298.1 .
55 fuil eannag innocent blood (of slain clerics) TFrag. 126 .
Contrasted with cintach: in cintach...in t-ennac ZCP xi 65.
4 . non iadad ume...mad guach. nisniadh[ad] ime dia
mbad ennac (of an accused person) IT iii 190.17 . eannoc
190.9 . ennac (annach v.l.) 190.29 . dóerad bidbadu,
60sóerad enngu , Tec. Corm. § 2.14 . (b) immune, exempt (?):
rendering Lat. immunis: ennac nó dianim (gl. [periculi]
immunem) Ml 112a7 . in n-ennac .i. sechis in firian (gl.
[mundum se ab illorum meritis et ideo] immonem [suppli-
ciorum]) Ml 76c3 , where the gloss may really refer to
65 mundum, although that is glossed separately (glan). Cf.
na mila ennca (sic leg.) [animals immune from seizure] (?)
Laws i 146.18 Comm. (see ZCP iv 355 ). dogniat
fiadhuin co follus cunud eannucc im na dethbirsi
`innocent with respect to these necessities' (exempt ?) ii 62.
58 Comm. cunud ennuc gach dethbir 62.10 Comm.

1 ennach n f. a scald-crow , see Hermathena xliv 71 .
dolluid ind ennach fora gualaind. nirbo gnáth in corthe út
fo ēnaib, ar Erc (of the dying Cú Chulainn) LL 121b33 =
RC iii 181 y . doluidhsi [sc. in Mórrígan] i richt enchi (.i.
10fhennoigi) ar in sgiaígh RC xv 72 § 112 . nech lúis fuidel
sinain nó fiaich no enche no chailech cerc ( = bibentis quod
intinxerit aquila vel ingarola vel gallus vel gal[l]ina)
Eriu vii 146.20 . Cf. graine scibair sciath mughrinn |
malu themin crich dograim (or t-) | crub énchi adbli uaisli
15| barr cluaisi ruaidhi rudrind, H 3.18, 6 marg. sup. is
iad na neichi da fasaid na fogla lain .i. smir eindche ┐ luaith
loiscind ┐ dub sgribinn ┐ ae abha ┐ grian glaisi ┐ mil do
comailt da ċosaib ina laighe seola, H 3.18, 10 = O'C. 269 .
Here perhaps: ennach en [ēn ?] nocenss ar is donad a
20smir, O'Mulc. 397 .

2 ennach: xsee ennac.

? ennaidm n n, n. nexus, connexion: n p. secht n-ennad-
man file isind saltair Ml 2d2 , where Thes. emends to ernad-
man (suggested by Windisch, see airnaidm) "`bonds', the
25 literarum connexiones of Jerome
," Thes. i p. 716 . Cf.
nenadmim, O'Dav. 1299 , where Asc. would read: deoch
donn enadmim `a drink of binding' Asc. 617. Ped ii 583 .

enncae n iā, f. (ennac) innocence, harmlessness, freedom
from guilt, purity: rofitir... ┐ etirgein ní dú ulc intí lasmbi
30ind encae. ní fitir immurgu olc n-etir intí bís isind encae
[leg. encai] ut sunt infantes Ml 24a19 . huand enci nó huan
dianmi (gl. immunia) 82d7 . á enncæ (gl. innocentiae suae)
41a9 . i n-enccai (nendgai, nendccai MSS) nóeb-ingen,
Thes. ii 355.12 ( Hy vii 20 ). ennga huimli duib la gaís
35 SR 7987 . endcae na n-anmann, Ériu ii 144.4 . corbam
sean fri forba mo bethad ind etlai ┐ ind endgai,
Lor. Gild. 260 . cen áib n-enga (of the remains of
a ravaging serpent), Met. Dinds. ii 62.19 . In Laws, a
special qualification, guiltlessness of any action incurring
40fine or penalty: dia mbe ina enncai, cin gait, cin braid,
cin guin duine, Laws iv 308.6 . airilliudh ┐ indrucus ┐
endce (three things which confer `miad' and `eneclann')
344.15 (cf. airilliud ┐ inrucus ┐ idna, which confer `díre'
v 96.1 ). dafet airilliud indrucus endge iii 26.16 . cach
45follus rofes einnge no aneinge iar n-airilliudh ii 62.6 .
Cleanliness ? co thothacht a thigi itir fossair ┐ fuirired ┐
enncai `washing' Laws iv 320z (`rectitude' MacNeill
PRIA xxxvi C 16, 297 ). Possibly with same meaning as in
foregoing exx.

50 enncus n u, m. freedom from guilt, purity: iar n-enngus
┐ oirceand .i. ...ar a beth a nglaine co fircinte, Laws v
24.1 Comm. Here probably: arberna dia tlethar engus
(enngus v.l.) .i. dia n-etla asa nemurchoit conid urchoidech,
O'Dav. 1529 .

55 enod ? ind enod cainti ocond ṡruthsin (gl. [aut] conjurato
[descendens Dacus ab Istro] Georg. ii 497 ) Sg 194a1
(possibly erod, Thes. ii 186 n d ). Cf. enuda ?

enuda n a pledge of some kind (?): acht ma rochuille
cleircecht no enudha `but what clerkship forbids, or `e. ¤ '-
60pledge
' (enudha .i. ... aeth uadh i nde na dingne aris
`an oath from him by God that he will not do it again')
Laws iii 62.5 ( 9 ). nocha dligtur da mac a gaire do denum
co ti aimsir sirg no galuir no enudha `her son is not bound
to maintain her until the time of decrepitude or disease or
65`e. ¤ '- pledge
' 60.20 Comm. 62.19 Comm. (eonudha). co ti
aimsir sirg no enṡod 62.15 Comm. enotha [.i.] in gell denma
aithirge, acht ni taibre in fine `the pledge for repentance,
but the family will not give it
' 61 n. Cf. enod ?