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2 eó

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 eó or dil.ie/20129
Last Revised: 2013

 

n m. a point, sharp end; hence skewer, pin, brooch (cf. delg): eo [.i.] rind, Corm. Y 502 (cf. Eómain: deólaid, Metr. Dinds. iv 124.16 . Eómna = Emna, LU 122b35 ). eo .i. rinn, ut est cia aithem éo .i. cia is géri ina rind ? O'Dav. 770 . eo .i. rinn. eo a shleighe .i. rinn a sleighe, O'Cl. da craisech...co rrinnaithi eoa fora n-innaibh with keenness of blades (?) CCath. 5303 . claideb amra, orduirnn a elta, airgidi a fulang, torordha a comet, breachtfaebrach a éo, IT iii 199.23 . Cf. claidem...cona eltaib snaidtib... cona mindruimnib...cona inntech do cnaimh elifinte, cona dib caelspeltib...ettarra-sein ┐ a eó, CCath. 4692 . ( eo do chochuill, Ériu v 120.15 = ói, 120.17 , and cetre heo corccra for gach brut, IT iii 238.99 probably belong to au (ó) ear, q.v. Cf. ó-chain, v.l. eo-chain, epithet of a shield, TBC-LL¹ 5982 , etc.). ba finda eoderga, BCC 78.33 .

Of a brooch: eo .i. dealg, O'Cl. LL 395a8 . Keat. ii 2416 . coro thóraindsi dóib in dún cona heo (.i. delg) óir imma muin, LL 20b49 (cf. Corm. Y 502 ). brat corcra imbi, eú óir and, LU 68b8 = TBC-I¹ 1157 . eo óir ina brut rosaiged a gualaind for cach leth, IT i 131.17 . fuán...imbi. heó óir intlaide uassa bán bruinnechur ina háthaurslocud, FB 51 . IT i 310.32 . eo áirgit ina brot, BDD 114 . eó óir isin brutt osa bruinne, TBC-LL¹ 5176 (= bretnais, TBC-I¹ 3147 ). 4316 . 5310 . 5567 . eó uma, 5286 . bratt...cona eo orchumhdaigh, ZCP xiii 170.33 . eo croind coimheccair [sic leg.] co ngem do licc logmar iga foriadadh ina brut osa desrigh TBC-LL¹ 5552 (St). brat...imbi hi forcibul; eo oir uasa doit TBC-I¹ 3159.3189 (fora doit; cf. under delg). Cpd. ? a ben co n-aillsin duib eógainn, EIS 154.54 .