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65 3 ed n law, rule (?) only found in etymological glosses :
ead .i. dliged, Lec. Gl. 177.211 . Auraic. 2730 . Laws v 4.
16 , etc.

4 ed ?: n edh .i. cuma amail atá as n-astaide cach n-edh
fri hedh every grief should be restrained for a time (?)
5 O'Dav. 762 .

5 ed n eye: mo da n-ed (.i. mo dā ṡūil) LB 241a35 =
ZCP iii 224.6 .

6 ed n fire (?): fo edh .i. teine, Auraic. 2844 . Cf. aed.

7 ed ? ind ni há ead (.i. ni mór thuigim) ZCP v 485.6 .
10 Cf. perhaps: ised hed lais nicon tair in slōg i mbethaid
TBC² 2757 ( = indar leis ní hé ra fársed na sluago na
mbethaid TBC 4246 ).

8 ed n shelter (?): fo edh .i. a fosgadh no a suth, Auraic.
2845 .

15 eda indin etymological glosses: iss isuidiu .i. is an aei
eadha isin, Laws iv 178.23 ; 180.2 . Also fheadha and
adha, see Laws vi 7 and cf. edda.

edacht : xsee aidacht.

edad n the name of the fourth vowel of the ogam
20alphabet, e . Also said to mean the aspen (cf. ébad) :
edhadh .i. ed uath .i. crand fir no crithach, Auraic. 1195 =
edath 4298 . ergnaid fid .i. edad...ar is don crunn crithaig
is ainm ergnaid fid 5589 , cf. e, ærc[n]aid fer nó fid .i.
idhadh, Anecd. iii 43.25 . ærchaid fid edath yew (?)
25 Corm. Y 606 . edad .i. eu, Auraic. 5522 . ba die edath no
bith in flesc, Corm. Y 606 .
Apparently confused with idad, the name of the fifth
vowel, in: ibine...arroichled iarom edhad as, co nderna
ibne de, Corm. Y 1301 . But perhaps ibēne is meant here.

30 Edáil(l) : xsee Etáil.

édáil : xsee étáil.

édaingen adj o-ā (neg. of daingen) I Insecure, weak;
fragile: ma ēdaingen in dūn, Laws ii 2.19 (etdaingin 2.24 )
Comm. áit édaingen, Expugn. Hib. 33 . ba hédaingen an
35ionbhaidh sin uair ni raibhe dúnaidh na caistiall...ann
FM vi 2210.7 . baile e. ¤ Fl. Earls 48.7 . caisléan éadaingean,
TSh. 1069 . caoi é. ¤ an unsafe way (?) A. Ó Dálaigh xx 15 .
gurab é. ¤ soileónta do bhí an cholann daonna, TSh. 2547 .
nach raibe se edaingean mar atá an gloine BCC § 123 .
40 II As subst. an insecure place, weak spot: an bhfuighdís
éislinn nó éadaingean air, TSh. 7014 . g p. d'féchuin
édaingneach na tíre `to spy out the nakedness of the
land
' Gen. xlii 9 .

édaingne n iā, f. insecurity, want of firmness ; in Laws
45Comm.: g s. anfis etaingne ignorance of (the place) being
unsafe
Laws iii 276.20 . fis daingne no etdaingne 276y . v
160.25 . ag reic edaingne a aignid instability of character
O'Gr. Cat. 458 .

édaingnigid v g weakens, renders unstable: edaing-
50nighid siad ┐ sgriosaid na neiche adubradar, 23 P 10³, 48b
34 .

édálach : xsee étálach.

edam : ind edam .i. airbirt bith .i. edo; edom didiu dind
airbirt bith ┐ din menbugud menbaigthe cach tuara chathes
55duine ; ni egam ut imperiti dicunt , Corm. Y 518 (edam .i.
edó .i. domelim .i. oirberim bith LB). Cf. etham.

edamar : xsee ro-fitir.

édána adj(neg. of dána) I Not bold, timid, timorous;
modest, gentle
: niptar heclaig edana BB 435a27 . is aire
60sam étana | ni fess nach ḟorm bus rǽna LL 296b12 =
SG 363.2 . edána eoin mara | ar muigh nach mar thrága,
O'Gr. Cat. 487.14 = Ir. Monthly 1921, 288 . ro iarfaigset
don abb...co hanband edana PH 584 . mé ar Mac nDé
éadána as m'ulc timid towards the Son of God because of
65my sins
Dán Dé ii 27 . x 27 . TD 22a12 . Ériu ix 163 § 10 .
ní chuirfinn acht mar charaid | locht id leith... | acht bheith
ort go héadána would deal with you gently Content. vii 18 .
dreach édána `gentle countenance' Studies 1921, 589 .
d'ḟurḟuighlibh éadána TD 39.9 . tréad is éadána ar ḟilidh
5 most modest (i.e. respectful) towards a poet 42.3 .
II To be feared, avoided: ba hedana leis taeb fri Ciaran
arna aimrer roime `he being shy of trusting to C.' LB
273a56 = SG 52 .