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gnóaigid v(gnódhaigid, gnóthaigid) denom. of 2 gnó. I Intrans.
(a) works, labours: imp. gnóthaig as mo gnáthaib
70`busy thyself with my wonted arts' (?), Met. Dinds. iv 72.64 .
With do (ar) works for, serves: ? na hiarr ni na saoilfithea
doghonochas duit, Ériu v 126 § 14 . cinnus do ghnodhaidh
(sic leg. ? -adh, MS) do crodhachta don Fraingc?, RC xix
266 ( Fier. § 183 ). gidh mó do ghnóthuigh Mac Liag ... ar
75Brian | ná sibh-se ar chineadh Cais `... did greater service to
Brian
,' Content. xvi § 136 .
(b) achieves, succeeds, wins: rí Sagsan do thecht in Érinn
┐ ní ra gnoig a bec in Érinn, AI 338.20 . gnodhaighit ...
Laitinta ┐ dichuirit ar culu na Troianu, Aen. 2814 . cinnas
80do gnodhaighebur? how have ye succeeded? RC xix 136
( Fier. § 106 ). gnoeōchaidh a leas his luck will succeed, ZCP
x 223.17 .
II Trans. (a) earns, acquires: cred do ghnoaigheabhair
(gnodabur-si v.l.) ó shin?, ITS xix 102.w . gnodhaidhim a[n]
85cathughudh I gain the battle, RC xix 38 ( Fier. § 47 ). an uile
chrabhadh lear ghnothughadar an choróin, ZCP iv 444.23 .
an ní sin do gnoaighes o Día, BCC § 357 (404.25) . an
té ghnodhuighios anmanna, Prov. xi 30 . gnóthaigh ó'n
Róímh | deispionsáid procure ... a dispensation, O'Gr. Cat.
593.1. TD 33.7 .
(b) profits, avails (?): as olc rom gnoaig se ill has this
profited me
, TBC 2500 (St.) = ronmarg-sa (LL). Vn.
5 gnóugud, q.v.

(?) gnoaithech: ind Goth gort Gailian gnoaithech, LL 386a7 .

Gnoan o, npr m.: g s. Feis Tighi Gnoain , Anecd. ii 45.3 .

gnóbla n one of the twelve landmarks that define a boundary ,
Laws iv 142.10 Comm. ; ib. y Comm.

10 1 gnod n a point, a tip: gnod .i. a cono (cano , MS) conum est
summa pars galeae, O'Mulc. 671 . gno[d] (gno v.l.) is rinn,
Met. Gl. 22 § 75 . ? scoiltis a luirg co robadar tri gnuidh do
lea[th]-scoilteach les, IT iii 196 § 39.

2 gnod n a cup (?): g s. cnó gnae ... lán gnoidh (.i. coidh) dib,
15 O'C. 1009 ( H.3.18, p. 429a ).

? 3 gnod: ind adchíat uaidib ... gnodh amal én ṅgel `a shape ,'
RC x 80 § 33.

? gnodaig: ind conid aen indsaig cach glas gnodaig gairg
(seems to mean some hurt or blow more serious than a
20`bánbéim' or `cnocbéim'), Laws iii 536.19 (gl. ... indsaigter
in cach gnougadh no in cach fogail donither tre feirg, 538.21
Comm. ).

gnódaigid xsee gnóaigid.

gnódhachadh xsee gnóugud.

25 gnód(h)aige xsee gnóugud.

gnóe (later: gnó, gnáe, gnaí; Mod. Ir. gnaoi). adj I io,iā (a)
beautiful, fine, exquisite: gnoe .i. ségda, LU 8905 . gnóe ...
cech sēgda, Corm. Y 693 . [g]no[e] .i. airdirc nó aibind, O'Dav.
1023 . gnaoi .i. aoibhinn, O'Cl. i mbith gnóu (gnó, gnoe, gnae,
30 v.ll.) in the beautiful world, Im. Br. i § 51 . i tig Garbhāin bid
gnōe, Corm. Y 661 . fo bafis gnae no aibind according to
the pleasant or delightful knowledge
, Laws iv 18.6 Comm. Cf.
iii 24.23 Comm. comal ngnaoi (chev.), TFrag. 48.9 . go
mór-ghnaoi, Keat. i 114.23 . Used esp. of rare or exotic
35objects: cnó gnóe some kind of foreign nut (coco-nut ?) the
shell of which was used as a vessel
. Included among `gaillite
tacair,' Laws v 220.23 Comm. Cf. ib. 406.22 , 25 ; 408.12 .
Corm. Y 693 . O'Dav. 539 . fiacail gnaei (whalebone ?), Laws
v 250.4 (gl. .i. fiacail in mil moir, 14 ).
40(b) illustrious, noteworthy (?): [g]no[e] .i. airdirc, O'Dav.
1023 ; gno .i. airrdric, Lec. Gl. 31 . gnó .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl. n
II iā,f. gnaí fem., IGT Decl. §§ 98 , 99 . (a) beauty,
delightfulness; charm (?) : fil fid fo mess i mbí gnóe, Im. Br. i
§ 42 . tre bithu gnoe `through beautiful ages' (or a p. of adj. ?),
45 § 6 . ro ás gnóe móir in n-ingin, LU 3161 ( RC ii 88.24 ). dá
ṡúil in Grégaig co ngnái, Anecd. i 36 § 90 . tria gáine ngnó
`through delight of her beauty,' Met. Dinds. iii 8.1 . co sáer-
gnó `noble of mien,' 270.18 (but see glossary). co mór-
gnaí, iv 1884.42 . fo gnoí (gne, gnai v.ll.) glain, 76.3 . Cuan
50Baoi ... | fá ghnaoi fhairsing fhíonchabhlaigh. Top. Poems²
1284 . m'eich-si ... is ferrdi a n-gnai, MR 82.12 . na slatuibh
uile ar aonghnaoi' scions all alike in grace,' Arch. Hib. i 90
§ v . ar ghnaoi ghréasa, Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . chugad ... is
breághtha dath agus gnaoi, Oss. iv 24.6 . fer coimhéid do
55ghnaí Geróid guardian of G.'s charm (?), IGT Decl. ex. 1011 ;
749 . pl. Gormlaith na ngnaí ṅgnáth of the well-known
attractions (?
), LL 141a39 . In modern poets passes from
meaning `beauty of countenance' to `countenance,' see Dinneen
s.v. gnaoi .
60(b) delight, pleasure: eter gnai ┐ glór is gen, AU ii 520.16
(an. 1365). atā colum ... ālaind | againd ... mōidi ar ngnāi,
Arch. iii 242 § 10 . más gnaoi leat d'fhághail if thou desirest
to get it
, Oss. iv 74.4 . fuair gnaoi ní gnaoi as nar theannta
`she hath won love to be relied on,' DDána 99 § 11 . ní dona
65mnáibh glioca amháin | dobheirim fós grádh nó gnaoi,
Dánta Gr. xxxvi 42.
(c) distinction, fame: Mugna moo gnoe .i. moo báiscnib
`greatest of all noteworthy things,' Dinds. 34 ( RC xv ). dofhuair
gnai ... go mblad, MacCarthy 310 § 4 . mairidh gnaoi an
70glaicleabair gloin | on Traoi taitnemaigh tredaig (of Alex-
ander), ZCP ii 350.29 . roleath a ngnai sund gu sal | fria
foglaim gaiscidh, BB 91b32 . téid gnaoi don fhlaith as a los
the chief's honour by it is forfeited, A. Ó Dálaigh l 9 . méaraidh
a ghlóir is a ghnaoi, Dán Dé xxvi 40 . béim dá ghnaoi
75`a reproach to his fame,' Content. xxiv 19.
(d) knowledge, information (?): finta dún | ... ol at eōla
ecna uill, | ol at cana gnoe grind, LL 7406.
(e) As npr m. Gnoe mac Blai, Rawl. 160a29 . mac Gnai
meic Meic Eirc, BB 196c18 .

80 gnoíech adj(gnóe) o,ā comely, charming: ben ghnóiech, Cóir
An. § 133 . ingean gnaitheach, BB 18b39 . See also gnóach.

gnoissecda adj io,iā Gnossian (i.e. Cretan): boga garb-chuar
Gnoisecda, TTebe 2498 .

gnóthaigech adj o,ā busy: mar bhí ... gnothuigheach annso
85┐ annsúd, 1 Kings xx 40.

gnóthugudh xsee gnóugud.

gnóugud n(gnóthugud) u,m. (a) As vn. of gnóaigid winning,
acquiring: espucoid Daire ... arna gnothughudh cuige ... o
Roim, AU iii 304.17 . epscopoitte Rátha both do ghnóughadh
dochum úi Ghallchobhair, FM iv 846.12 ; cf. 932.6 . an Sir
Tómas sin do ghnóughadh na hoiffici cédna baí aicce fein
roimhe sin performed the same office, vi 2040.2 . 1 Tim. vi 19 .
5 1 Cor. ix 20 . an Domhan uile do ghnódhughadh, Donlevy
104.12 . le rún gnódhughadh air (of the Catechism) to benefit
by it
, 4 . g s. chum gnouighthe glóire ar dtighearna, 2 Thess.
ii 14.
(b) business, affair, errand: co ndechar-sa re gnothugudh,
10 ZCP vi 54.24 . gnodugud mo tiagerna, RC xix 136 ( Fier.
§ 108 ); 258 ( Fier. § 171 ). g s. Luke ii 49 . pl. na gnoaighte
ima tancutar the business ..., ZCP iii 546.27 ( BCC § 43 ).
arn[a] gnothaidib cuirim libh, RC xix 132 ( Fier. § 102 ).
dochúaidh ... lena ghnouighibh fein went about its own busi-
15ness
, BNnÉ 70 § 119 . do ní ... a ghnothuighe ré heólus
`he dealeth with knowledge,' Prov. xiii 16 . an té doní gnoth-
uidhe Dé go mainneachtnach, Donlevy 432.2 .
(c) work, toil: in sechtmad la deg, is olc gach uile gnodh-
achadh do dhenadh ann, C iv 2, 10r10 .