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Cite this: eDIL s.v. conn or dil.ie/12215

 

Forms: cunn, c.

n o, m. Also cunn.

(a) bulge, protuberance; buttock(s): c.¤ a conta contum acuta rotunditas , O'Mulc. 236 . cuind arad i.e. part of cooked animal which was due to charioteers , IT iii 188.8 . cuinn arad, Laws i 48.13 Comm. araid . . . cund dóib, LL 3716 . for cunt a da less buttocks , LL 3806 . o chond a leisi co holl a ochsaille (of `cathchris'), 24884 . intṡlíasait . . . ochund cofond `from trunk to end', RC iii 177.7 ( LL 13892 ). peall shróil do cuireadh fa ch.¤ posterior, Bard. Synt. Tr. 189.2 . dā c[h]. arccait im c[h]. óir knobs (of ornamentation on a brooch), Fianaig. 14.9 . ri cond crúaiche on the curve of a hill (an `óenach'), Metr. Dinds. iv 160.215 . ? tri cuind tairismi dlegair don ríg oca .i. tri puirt, LL 24723 , cf. conntairismhe .i. baile puirt bhios ag rí, O'Cl. ní scarfam a c.¤ fris an Tairr (word-play referring to Cell Cunna and Cell Tairre), AFM i 330.8 . cunn .i. corp, O'Cl.

(b) pre-eminent person, leader, chief . In Laws of head of `fine': conid hé a c.¤ a cenn (viz. rí nime), SR 7431 . ar cond slúag (of Colm Cille), LU 1185 . acoímdhiu cumachtach / acond co clothaigi, IT iii 91 § 130 . ? bid cond cach co húa, LL 18490 ( PRIA xix 546 § 2 ). a c.¤ na creitme gloine (of Mary), Blathm. 149 . cond ar ferga / filset trī hūi N., Corp. Gen. 22.9 . ní ba chond ugra `a leader in strife,' Tec. Corm. 38.5 . cond cacha fine `head of every family', Laws v 250.2 = c.¤ .i. cenn, O'Dav. 499 . cond bo buachaill i mbansoillsi protection(?), Laws iv 96.23 . inlolaig S. / selba / techtas a cond a / cenél `her "head"', Celtica vi 234 ( Laws iv 16.21 ; O'Dav. 1130 ). cuicthe fri cond cuindegar, Laws i 78.14 = 264.8 . dar ēisi a cuinn do cech mnái husband (?), Ériu ix 47 § 16 . ó eadh cneadghaile na gc.¤ , Ó Bruad. ii 150.4 . cong einigh ┐ eangnamha (of chieftain), AFM iii 112.2 . M. . . . cunn na tūath, ZCP v 486 § 10 (B. na f.) .i. cenn, n. Hence in n. pr. Cond Longas, LU 5961 . la C. Cond-Loṅges lán, ZCP xi 109 § 11 . lechtan Cormaic Conlongas (: class), RC xxiii 304 § 5 `Haupt der Seefahrten', Thurn. ZCP xiv 5 - 6 . Later felt as compd. C. Coinloingis, Cóir Anm. 275 , Cormaic (g s.) Conloingis, Folklore iii 508 ( Bodl. Dinds. 45 ). See also Corp. Gen. , Hog. Onom. s. leth cuinn.

(c) one who is sui compos, adult, responsible person: is dilis . . . nad-cennaib coirib comallat, connaib arda-neithit `Vernünftigen', ZCP xiv 379 § 43 ( Laws ii 306.4 ). as c.¤ ar ecconn feith, Ériu xiii 33. z . athgabail a cond bertai a cinta `adult guardians', Laws ii 46.1 . faill . . . do connaib cen imcomet cach ecuind, iii 500.22 . fogal cuind, v 296.20 . daimthi dáil cuind dam-sa `the respite of a grown-up person', Cymmr. xiv 104.14 = dál cuind, Ériu iii 136.9 . cur ab dar a cend . . . comairgither cuinn, Laws i 106.31 Comm.

(d) intelligence, good sense; reason : c.¤ ciall, Metr. Gl. Ff. 27 . O'Cl. Stowe Gl. 28 . c.¤ ainm céille, Metr. Gl. 45 . dethbir eter c.¤ ┐ ceill ┐ inntlecht: c.¤ fri forb[th]etaid ┐ ciall fri himcomét ┐ indtlecht fri etargnugud tuicsina, O'Dav. 755 . dáig mo choinn ní / cichi[u]s cel `because of my good sense', Celtica vi 225.9 ( Ériu xiii 20.2 ). cund, céill, curp, Fél. Ep. 52 . in ben .. beres na slúagu asa cund, LU 3776 ( SCC 34 ). fear ris' ro scara a cond (in list of those free of sons' liabilities), Laws v 234.22 . anegmais mucuind ┐ moceille ┐ mocomairle, RC xi 30 .x. hi cond cēilli `in sense and reason', Fianaig. 84.14 . ? eter cond sceo colt, ZCP iii 223 § 3 (B. na f.). mad re n-irtar cond sceo colt, v 486 § 6 (B. na f.) .i. édach, n. ina chunn shlan in his right mind, Ériu ii 116 § 50 . cen chond `senseless', Metr. Dinds. iii 100.6 . coill Bhanbha i gcuirmmeabhaidh cuinn (leg. ig cuimeabhaidh? See v.l.) hazel-cups . . . confusing the senses, DDána 106.20 . an c.¤ libh . . . `does it seem right . . . ?' Ó Bruad. iii 38.5 .