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crínna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crínna or dil.ie/12960

 

Forms: crinda

adj [io, iā] (crín) old, aged; experienced, prudent, wise : crinda a nomine graeco a crimenono .i. iudice , Corm. Y 350 . C. crinna, Gorm. March 9 . nir crinna celcach, LB 124a42 . a chomhalta caemh c.¤ , Acall. 1053 . a n-edaighibh . . . crina, Smaointe B. Chr. 706 . an scoláire críonna, Keat. iii 145 . a rabhadar do mhanchaibh críonna cian-aosta, TSh. 5031 . duine crīonda of age, Parrth. Anma 2822 .

Compar. comhairle as crīonna, Desid. 1090 . ní bhfuil duine is discréidighe ┐ is críonna ná thú, Gen. xli 39 . Adv. go críonna = prudently, RSClára 114a .

As subst. an leamh ┐ an críonna, Keat. Poems 711 . neimhchríonna dhíobh go ndearnadh were turned into fools (the 30 wise philosophers), DDána 75.33 . As n. pr. m. Crinna Condla ┐ Art, LL 16854 .