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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 .

20 1 gnúis n i,f. g s. gnúsa, Wb. 15a20 . gnuso, Ml. 47d8 . n p.
gnuissi, 32c8 . gnusi, 118d20 . In Mid. Ir. makes g s. gnússe
(gnússi): gnuisi, Laws v 228.27 . gnúsi, FA 24 (LB). gnúis
(g s. and n p. ¤ i; g p. gnúiseadh), IGT Decl. § 14.
(a) face, countenance, disc (of sun or moon): gnúis et láma
25et cossa, Wb. 12b4 . gl. facies, Ml. 118d20 . na gnuissi (gl.
ora), 32c8 . gnúis chorcra, TBC 206 ; 5683 . nā banaiter
fergnúsi, FB 29 . i tollaib a n-gnússe, FA 27 . fiad gnuis De,
MacCarthy 42.13 . tara ṅgnúissi bána, Fél. Ep. 339 . tōcbam
cridi solam súas, | teilgem gnúissi sís, Arch. iii 313 § 19 .
30 glamu gnuisi satirising the face, Laws v 228.27 . fer sochraid
cennais ó gnuis, PH 6541 ; 630 . robanaid gnuisi, TTebe
2826 . claochlódh na gnúise (sign of death), TSh. 1609 . pl.
loosely used: biáid anim fora gnūisib there will be a blemish
on his face (features ?
), ZCP x 225 § 2 . By extension: frais
35... da reatlannaib dar tondgnuisib (tonngnuis v.l.) in talman
over the surface of the earth, Cog. 178.21 . for duni-gnūis in
talman, TBC 5975 . i ngnúis into the presence of: oc techt i
ng. ¤ díabail, FA 20 . ria ndul i ngnuis in Spirta nóib, Hy.
v 90 . Isa Crist i ndeachaid gnúis into Whose presence he
40has gone
(of one just dead), RC xxiv 62.1 . gnúis fri (ar, do)
gnúis face to face: srotha ... do dechsain g. ¤ fri g. ¤ friu,
CCath. 2542 . FA 12 . atá flaith ... fri gnúis do g. ¤ dóib, 5 .
acallaim in Choimded g. ¤ do g. ¤ , RC xii 432 § 35 ; xvii 408.27
(Tig.) = gnuis do gnus, CS 288.27 . Cf. imcaissiu na Trinóite |
45o gnúis do gnuis, SR 8372 . ar gnúis (nom. prep.) before :
aildi géill ... ar gnúis ríg, Fél. Jan. 9 ; Ep. 398 . ba hinis na
nGoedel adcidh ar a gnuis, Arch. iii 12.2 . orchra gréine
for do ghnúis ... before thee, Ériu viii 135.1 . re ngnúis in
front of: romebdatar secht catha rīana gnūis īarna ēcaib,
50 Otia ii 88.2 . Common in later poetry by synecdoche for the
person: mucean fre cach ndaim no re cach ngnuis, Laws v
76.x Comm. don ghnúis fáoilidh, nar ér dáimh, BNnÉ
287.9 . ar apa a ndernais de drúis | espach athis dod' gnúis
glain, Ériu vii 223 § 35 . d'fhiafraidh ... don ghnúis ghloin
55... from the fair-faced (maiden), Oss. vi 4.23 . guidhis an
bhféata ... mar bhainchéile dá ghnúis ghloin `prayed that
the lovely one might be a mate for his own bright figure
,' TD
1.24 . gnúis mhórdha is céimleasg i gcath, 26.25 .
(b) aspect, kind, form, species: gl. species, Sg. 3a11 . Cf.
60 154a2 (= specierum). is saingnúis duitso it is a special form,
208b5 . cisi gnuis di gnúsib na canone ? to which kind of the
kinds of the canon ?
, Hib. Min. 76 ; 78 . tresin ngnuis cenelaich
as [s]inechtoche `through the general figure sinecdoche,' 132 .
da cenélach .lxx. di gnusib retlann, Ériu ii 132 § 107 . gnúis
65a aighthe agus a éadain the appearance of his face, Atlantis iv
162.15 .
(c) In prosody: gnuisi díten (grammatical) forms which
may be used in verse to obviate faults of metre
. They are
twelve in number and are enumerated, Auraic. 1978 . sceith
70ocus gnuisi glana | aincit lochta linmara, 1966 . Cf.
1974 .
(d) Meaning doubtful: arannaisc a chētgnúis `his first
presence
(?) betrothed him,' RC xxvi 32 § 144.
Compds. ¤ airmitiu honour, respect , Lib. Hymn. i 46.15 .
75 ¤ álainn (of the sun), ZCP vi 59.8 . ¤ derge ruddiness of
countenance , MR 118.2 . ¤ détla, TD 8.19 . ¤ dorrda surly-
visaged , FM vi 2256.w . Hugh Roe 194 (f. 51b) . ¤ fhergach,
TBC 1741 (St.). ¤ fhilledh turning the countenance, TSh.
2004 ; 2025 . ¤ garb: nathair ... gnuisgarb, TTebe 495 .
80 ¤ imdercad blushing , FM v 1824.12 . ¤ lethan broad-visaged ,
MR 184.21 . ¤ liath ashen-faced , MR 182.10 . ¤ mer wild-
visaged , Cog. 114.24 . ¤ nárach, Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35 .
¤ ṡolus disk-brilliancy: ré ná grian ní gnúissholus, Misc. Celt.
Soc. 330.y . ¤ uathmhar fearful-visaged , ML 118.32 .

85 2 gnúis n`a notch, fissure, chink; a frown, crease or wrinkle in
the forehead ,' P. O'C.

gnúisid v(gnús) creaks, rattles: ni rognuisistar ┐ ni ro gesistar
roth nó fonnud ... in charpait, TBC 772.