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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 .

édánacht n f. (neg. of dánacht) timidity: docuadar tar
10muincinn in mara gan anadh gan ḟuirech gan édanacht, KM
Misc. 317.24 . d'urradhas nó dh'éadánacht TD 17.60 .

édánus n u, m. timidity: manip dána re nech corp
Crist do thaiscid i llestar nglan, is coru co mor edánus dia
thabairt isin corp n-élnide PH 5332 .

15 edbairt : xsee idbairt.

edda, eda : adjin etymological glosses on the preverb
ath-: mani tised athgabail .i. muna tisad in gabail aith no
egda ` lawful ' Laws i 254.20 . edda, eadgha 254.23 , 25 .
eghda 256.4 . eddha 270.23 . las n-aidgenetar .i...laisi
20ngeinend siad gu aith no gu eadha iv 164.17 . forsuidib
.i. ...forsní egda hisin i 272.31 . See eda.

eddamna adj unsubdued, unbroken: tuarcbad in airc for
dá n-ócbuaib eddamna LB 128a46 = edamna YBL 70b12
( = cen domnad SR 5426 ). The n s. may be éddamain, cf.
25 tamain .i. borb, O'Dav. 1560 , and etamain.

edel n prayer, supplication: edel .i. irnaigthi no depre-
coit, Corm. Y 513 . O'Cl. `eidel' urnaigthe, Met. Gl. , Eg. 12 .
do Dia doberat edel, Corm. s.v. , where edel: Feimen may
be right; cf. (sídh ár) Femen: deirgthened, Acall. 2868 .

30 eder n water (?): eder ab idra (ὕδρα) .i. aqua , O'Mulc.
373 .

edlenn n honeysuckle or woodbine (?): glaisem gelta .i.
edlenn nó edhend, Anecd. iii 43.18 . uilleann .i. edlend,
Auraic. 5524 . edleand 1197 . eidleand 4303 . oir .i. feoruss
35no edlend 4301 (but oir .i. feorus no edind 1197 ).
tuathmar fidh .i. eithlend 4302 (edleand 4304 ). dat.
edlenn 5605 . edlinn 5606 . fodla feada; sceith, draigean,
trom, feorus, crann fir, eidleann, fincoll `ivy' Laws iv 150.
9 (= fedlend, Auraic. 1156 . feithlend 4250 ). Cf.
40 féithlenn.

édlúith adj i (neg. of dlúith) not compact, lax, loose,
scattered: croiceand bog edlúith (rendering cutes laxae
et rarae) 23 K 42, 88 . da mbia...corp edluith aige (a
sign of proneness to tertian fever) 23 P 10³, 2b33 . an
45puls do beith 'se hanband edluith mall unsteady 51b34 .
ni ro dluithighset re socraite in tsenaidh, acht batar co
hedluit[h] esraiti uathu for leith, CCath. 5697 . in
soithech edluith omall-sa (metaph. of the body), Arch. iii
234 . baile beg édaingen edluith incompact, scattered Fl.
50Earls 48.7 . tre baili rofhata é. ¤ 162.6 .

édlús n u, o, m. (neg. of dlús) looseness, laxity (of com-
position or arrangement): édlús in boill `lax texture of
the organ
' O'Gr. Cat. 252.27 . ara edlús ro innsaighset
a muinter an cath `the loose array with which his people
55had entered on the fight
' CCath. 5715 .

edocht : xsee aidacht.

édóchas n o, m. want of hope, want of faith; despair:
d'aithle t'éadóthchais aignidh `heart's despair' Studies
1922, 410 . dá ndeachaidh...a n-éadóchas ar Íosa if he
60lose faith in Jesus
Ir. Monthly 1922, 384 . TSh. 9170
an lucht théid a n-éudóchas a slánuighthe, Parrth. Anma
146.11 . áit' s nach fuil aoin-mhuinighin mhaitheasa, 's
nach fuil aoin-éadóchas uilc = ibi...nulla desperatio mali
TSh. 6449 . peacadh an éadóchais 1904 . gé nách téid
65sinn a n-éudóchas yet we despair not 2 Cor. iv 8 .