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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 ?

, indNote: in this diphthong the long quantity in
5most cases belonged in early Ir. to the e, but in the later
language it became transferred to the -o, -u. Here eó
(eú) is generally used in headings.

1 eó, n k, m. ( Thurn. Hbch. 196 ; RC xv 99 ; cf. 4 é)
a salmon: n s. eo .i. bratan TBC² 1045 (éu LU). O'Cl.
10 `eo' éigne LL 395a8 = Met. Gl., Ff. § 5 . eó Banna the
salmon from the Bann
TD 17.35 = O'Gr. Cat. 429.10 . iasc
... .i. leth-eo cednama [cf. Anecd. i 1.13 cited below at gp.]
no eo colgnama (the complement of fish for an allowance
of twenty cakes), Laws v 40.23 . g s. (a) focress i mmuir
15...co frith i mmedon ïach, Hy v 72 (with gl.: .i. bratan,
Thes. ii 345.14 ). focheird cor n-iach n-erred de FB 87 .
LU 19b12 = MU 48.27 (see below at as.). bás iach,
Triads 92 . (b) i rricht iaich LU 40a16 . i rricht iaich abae,
Im. Br. ii 292.14 = LU 16b39 . cnaim inn iaich snamha
20 RC xviii 382.20 ( = bratain l. 17 . Keat. ii 5404 ). (c) eite
eó , Gleanings 17 § 20 . a s. fochiur an ich issan saile,
Anecd. i 73.6 ( = bratan 73.3 ). dobert iach (perp.) 73.7 .
Esp. in phr. (foceird) ích n-erred makes a hero's salmon-
leap (?) FB 24.51 . IT i 310 y . RC xi 452.138 ; 448.77 .
25 cen ich n-errad, Ériu i 116.26 . itir ubull-chleas...┐ ith
n-errath TBC² 1502 (ích n-erred LU). Cf. dober for a
rinn eeich brecai a Bōinn ZCP viii 120.20 , where the adj.
is apparently pl. Later form: as tú an beó... | do-ní idir
eó ┐ énlaith IGT, Decl. ex. 651 . d s. tri saegail an eoinsin
30... | don eo baill-bric, don bradan, Ferm. 156b8 . n p. no
lingtis suas frisind eassam...iaich thruim tolgaidh, Snedgus
u. MacR. § 11 = YBL 12a23 (eas-sain ?). iaich breca bedcaca
ZCP xiii 278.5 . iaich Berba bruinne LL 297a34 . lingit ich
bricc, Im. Br. 38 . g p. oc teluch na n-iach cet[s]nama
35[cf. cit. fr. Laws v 40 above ], Anecd. i 1.13 . aclaid iach
ZCP xiii 278.3 . Cf. trenasc iach treiach eo BB 14a14
= ZCP v 184 (where eo = ibar, cf. Lism. L. xli 14 ).
Special use: eó fis salmon of knowledge (an item of
Irish mythology, see Dinds. 59 , and cf. secht mbliadhna do F.
40for Bóin oc urnaige iach Linne Feic, air dobuí a tairrngire
do eo Féic do tomailt, ocus cen ní 'na ainfis itir iarum.
frith in mbradan, etc. Oss. iv 300 x = RC v 201.20 ). ni
thig dīnd āiream a sciath... | muna ethaind in t-eō fis | ni
ḟētfaind beath ris... ZCP viii 227 § 11 . As epithet: eó fis
45forlámaighthe gacha feasa,...eadhon Fionntán fáthach...
ML 96.7 . pn
Freq. as complimentary epithet of hero or leader: a éo
óir, a Ḟir diad TBC 4066 . in t-éo óir, Find mac Cumaill,
Acall. 2531 . an t-eó a fionnchaladh Fréamhann (of Conn
50O'Donnell) TD 1.52 . leis an eo ó easaibh Leamhna,
Ó Bruad. iii.48.3 . In religious contexts this epithet may
have a mystical significance: in t-éo flaithemhnais... .i.
Pátraic, Acall. 64 . in t-eō sēnta cas corcra (of Christ),
Arch. iii 245.8 . eo na dtrí dtobar (of same), Dán
55Dé xii 4 .

2 eó n m. a point, sharp end; hence skewer, pin, brooch
(cf. delg): eo [.i.] rind, Corm. Y 502 (cf. Eómain: deólaid,
Met. Dinds. iv 124.16 . Eómna = Emna LU 122b35 ).
eo .i. rinn, ut est cia aithem éo .i. cia is géri ina rind ?
60 O'Dav. 770 . eo .i. rinn. eo a shleighe .i. rinn a sleighe,
O'Cl. da craisech...co rrinnaithi eoa fora n-innaibh with
keenness of blades
(?) CCath. 5303 . claideb amra, orduirnn
a elta, airgidi a fulang, torordha a comet, breachtfaebrach
a éo IT iii 199.23 . Cf. claidem...cona eltaib snaidtib...
65cona mindruimnib...cona inntech do cnaimh elifinte, cona
dib caelspeltib...ettarra-sein ┐ a eó, CCath. 4692 . (eo do
chochuill, Ériu v 120.15 = ói 120.17 , and cetre heo
corccra for gach brut IT iii 238.99 probably belong to
au (ó) ear, q.v. Cf. ó-chain, v.l. eo-chain, epithet of
5a shield, TBC 5982 , etc.).
Of a brooch: eo .i. dealg, O'Cl. LL 395a8 . Keat. ii 2416 .
coro thóraindsi dóib in dún cona heo (.i. delg) óir imma
muin LL 20b49 (cf. Corm. Y 502 ). brat corcra imbi,
eú óir and LU 68b8 = TBC² 1157 . eo óir ina brut rosaiged
10a gualaind for cach leth IT i 131.17 . fuán...imbi. heó
óir intlaide uassa bán bruinnechur ina háthaurslocud FB
51 . IT i 310.32 . eo áirgit ina brot BDD 114 . eó óir
isin brutt osa bruinne TBC 5176 (= bretnais TBC² 3147 ).
4316 . 5310 . 5567 . eó uma 5286 . bratt...cona eo orchumh-
15daigh ZCP xiii 170.33 . eo croind coimheccair [sic leg.]
co ngem do licc logmar iga foriadadh ina brut osa desrigh
TBC 5552 (St). brat...imbi hi forcibul; eo oir uasa doit
TBC² 3159.3189 (fora doit; cf. under delg).