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Búarannach

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[o, m.] (búarainn) comic n. pr. Buarannach mac Elcaib Essamain ` Fluxy ', MacCongl. 75.7 . Bruchtsalach mac Būarandaigh, 119.23 .

1 dánae

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Forms: dáne, dána, dánai, dánu, dána, dánu, dána, dáine, dánaite, dána, dánam, dánae, fíal-dánae, ro-dánae

adj dáne (: áge), dána (: dála, SR 6933 ; : Cannána 7343 ); gen. dánai (: lánai); dat. dánu (: consádu), dána. COMP. dánu (: cádu), dána; dáine ( Gadelica i 90. 10 ); dánaite; ní is dána audacior Ir. Gl. 1131 . Superl. dánam, BFF 164 § 8.5 . Adv. co dánae .

I Of living beings or their attributives: stout-hearted, courageous, daring, fearless; emphasized: bold, brave ; the opposite of etánae, uaimnech, immecal, eclach `timid, fearful,' and often synonymous with essamain , trén, calmae, slattrae. It translates Lat. audax, temer, and confidens. Laws and Glosses offer no example.

(a) Iessu Aaron macc Amrai. Dauid in gille dáne (v.l. dána), Thes. ii 301. 1 . Duid dána, SR 6933 . dána cen ecla, ib. 7835 . Fergus dánae, TBC-LL¹ 2090 Y, ib. 964 . 1084 . 2133 . 2195 . dána cách co hetech every one is bold till he meets with a refusal Tec. Corm. § 31. 19 . dune as dánu corragaib ule a ngiallu, LL 184 a 32 . mór ndrong ndhermáir ndána ndiumsach rodechta and hi mbuaili báis, Alex. 129 . mór ndrong ndhánai ndheigḟear ndhánamail ro hellachtai and, ib. 131 . docomraicset co dána dúrcraidech ris, Acall. 1917 . is tu tánic co dána inar crichaib ne, PH 3907 . rorad Ísu gné ṅgorta do beth fair...co mbad dánaite tísad diabul dia aimsiugud, ib. 4780 . Of a deer: dobhí an fiadh go beannach borb ag seasaṁ san leirg go dána glic, Oss. vi 20. 13 . Of the countenance: is dana drech Doimine iter ocu erigthi bold is D.'s face Corm. Tr. 61 s.v. duillén . Of the soul: is dána cip indus in ainimm is aimnert ┐ is imecal in cholann, PH 3054 . Bold, confident : isat lána do thrócaire in choimded conid aire sin atberat som co dána immalle frisind apstal, &c., ib. 5872 . an tathair neaṁdha do ghuibe ( = ghuidhe) co dana, Lib. Flav. 36 a 1. 14 .—Often applied to the martyrs, the brave warriors of Jesus (mílid dánai Ísu, amsáin Ísu). Dionis derb dáne, Fél. May 25 . féil mo Dimóc dáni (: láni), ib. Dec. 10 . ronsnádat dond rígu cona ṅdúnud dánu (: consádu), ib. Jan. 23 . co mórsluag ba dánu (: chádu), ib. Mar. 20 . findṡluag Epectiti as dánu, May 23 . Andreas as dánu (: nobágu), Nov. 30 .

(b) abs. n a bold man: isé in dána dichondircil, TBC-LL¹ 5417 .

(c) In neg. sense, brash, impudent : nīm dāna iar fīr | imma dāla mo degríg 'I am not truly rebellious about the dispositions of my good King', SR (Adam and Eve) 98.2069 . tusa imorro notpianfaither co sír ar dochathaigis co dána i nagaid in choimded, PH 6605 . fer nosairimend co dána ┐ co slattra, ib. 5326 . sínid Iudas a láim forsin méis co dána ┐ co hesamain, ib. 5137 . risan droing úd dobhí coṁdána sin ┐ teampoll...Dé do thruailliughadh, Donlevy xiv 14 .

(d) is dánae leis he dares , translating Lat. audet: cindus is dána leis a athair do rád frisin coimdid intíí ṡáraiges co follus a thimnai, PH 7885 . manip dána re nech corp Críst do thaiscid i llestar nglan is córu co mór edánus dia thabairt isin corp nélnide o peccthaib, ib. 5331 . So also Laws v 328. 5 f.b. : munob dana re nechtarde díb, and Lism. L. 4712 : damad dana lat fer dár muinntir do dul i ndeghaidh in fiadha for do chomairci riasin péist [noragad].

II Of actions: showing or requiring courage; daring, brave . trít ragonad Lug...doriṅgni in neṅgnam ṅdána a brave deed of valour LL 27 b 38 . co gnímaib danaib, Ériu v 211. 85 (LL). In a bad sense: urchor dána duaibseach, MR 284. 26 . is dána an nídh fá dtugais láṁ, OCT 57.18 .

III Strong, vehement : fá sin dimdheargadar é go dána they strongly reproached him for it Donlevy 128. 22 .

COMPS. fíal-dánae, TBC-LL¹ 2107 . 2110Y. ro-dánae, q.v.

MOD. dána, fear dána a brave (bold) man : dá ṁalluightheacht é bíonn sé na ḟear dhána (Kerry). dá ḟaid iseadh is dána the longer the bolder. Begley and MacCurtin Engl.-Ir. Dict. (1732) give: buille dána = buille láidir a bold stroke; dá mbeinn coṁdána ┐ a rádh if I may be so bold as to say. They also give the meaning `audacious,' which is still heard in the south. dána ar familiar with Dinneen ; cf. 1 dánacht, dánaigecht. The dán = dána, mentioned by O'R. and Dinneen hails from Scotch dictionaries.

es(s)amain

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Forms: esamnu

adj (omun) fearless, bold, daring: am essamin do thabirt testassa airibsi I am bold to give evidence Wb. 16a26 . (with gen.) am essamin se precepte fearless in preaching 23b7 . cia fiu esámain (gl. quam temerarium) Ml. 27d8 . nibbát ecal ocal opond esamain be neither timid nor violent, precipitate and rash IT i 213.19 . is esamain (the question) is a bold one (?) Anecd. ii 12.3 . (Adv.) tanic co hesamain ┐ confergach i n-agaid Patraic, Trip. 456.1 . co dána ┐ co hesamain, PH 5137 . Compar.: it essamnu de they are the more fearless Wb. 23b12 . esamnu (gl. audentior) Ml. 29a12 . esamnu...du écnduch dǽ bolder to blaspheme God ib. 11 . Cf. esamain .i. lasamain, ut est oc esamain airbert i cuairt, O'Dav. 772 (cf. 799 ). esomain (essomuin v.l.) .i. obann no lasamain, ut est is esomain naillech .i. is lasamain fri tabairt luighi `he is a sudden swearer, i.e. he is on fire to take an oath' 781 . pn As sobriquet: mac Elcaib Essamain `son of E. the fearless' MacCongl. 75.8 ; 119.24 (Esomain). Cf. es(s)omon.

insamain

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adj fearful, timid: insamuin .i. an-essamain .i. nī essamain , Corm. Y 746. See es(s)amain.