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dírna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dírna or dil.ie/16750
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: dinnra

n [, f. and io, m.?], also dinnra (Lat. dinarius)

(a) large mass, weight or measure used as a standard (see Hermathena xxi 3 ): d.¤ ainm tomuis, acht ni hinann gach d.¤ dibh .i. Gall-d.¤ ┐ d.¤ glasaigh, ┐ d.¤ umaidhe, ┐ d.¤ Patraic, O'Dav. 679 . lestar lulaice, da dirna dec ind, O'D. 903 ( H 3.17 645 ). Cf. dinnra clasaighe, .i. tomus bis 'con lucht claides ín clais, O'Curry 2083 ( H 4.22 70a ). diorna .i. nuimhir no tomhas, O'Cl. luin oc elaib, unga oc dīrnai (dirnaib, MS.) crotha banathech oc cruthuib rignai (rignaib, MS.) an ounce compared with a dírna, Corm. Y 69 . luin o cheolaib uingi o dirnaib (dirna ainm tomais moir), LU 330 (ACC). fordomdiur tri dírnu di argut ar teora férba, Corm. p. 20(s.v. fir) = fortomidiur tri dirna do argat arræ ar teoræ ferbai, Corm. Y 585 . lóg ndirnai di sainchrund the worth of a d.¤ of private property, Ériu vii 156.14 . mensas numulariorum (.i. inna dirnae), ZCP viii 174 . Hence in name of a celebrated stone: d.¤ .i. cloch, ut est d.¤ in Dagda, H 3.18. 650b . d.¤ .i. cloch in Dagdai, Triads 237 .

(b) crowd, large number (perh. through confusion with dírma, q.v.): rogabsat díorna don dreim sin | dana dfogloim fora ccuairt, Leb. Gab.(i) 238.29 . The following could belong here, but see fo-ceird III (e): focherd d.¤ mór dint slóg, TBC-I¹ 213 . rola d.¤ dina cathaib ┐ dina sluagaib ac déscid in láich sin, TBC-LL¹ 5391 ( TBC-LL² 4489 ), but cf. dirmæ TBC-I¹ 3288 , diorma mor don tsluagh mar tainic isin telaigh, TBC St. 4302 .

1 lon

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Last Revised: 2013

 

n o, m. IGT Decl. § 67 . blackbird, (type of) ouzel: merulus (.i. l.¤) graece , Corm. Y 890 . merulus .i. l.¤ . . . meroc a merula .i. glas-luin, O'Curry 152 ( H 3.18, 82 ). fomchain lóid luin `a blackbird's lay', Thes. ii 290.3 . foceird faīd . . . / l.¤ do chraīb charrbuidi, Bruchst. 66 § 150 . a luin, is buide duit, § 151. cuirrit[h]ir ogh luin a dī sūil, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 91.17) . is lí sula ugai luin, LU 10853 . anas gurmu . . . dath fuinche fuan / fordath luin, Ériu ix 46 § 14 . longaire luin duibh, Reeves Ad. 274.20 . bithus di chend dít amal tíscar di lun, LU 5861 (TBC). luin hic helaib, uingge oc dirnai `(as) blackbirds to swans', RC xx 40.21 (glossed: deróli na luin (sic) i farrad na nela, LU p. 12 n.b .). cóir súil re sealgaire an luin (of a child), DDána 97.41 . do shaill luin uisci `water ouzle' (may refer to the moorhen or the coot ), Oss. v 54.25 . Applied to a chieftain : don l.¤ chalma, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 19. ? Mac in Luin lann mhic Cumaill, Duan. F. ii 14 § 42 . In a man's name: L.¤ Garad Cosfind i tuasciurt Ossairge o disiurt Garad, LL 371c57 . i n-aidchi éitsechta Luin Garad, 64 .

Compd. ¤chor song like a blackbird's : teach Í Chonchobhair . . . / go lonchoraibh ar (mar, v.l.) chruit chaoin, DDána 119.29 . ¤gaire and ¤gredan see s.v. longaire.