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dind

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dind or dil.ie/16579
Last Revised: 2013

n u, n. a nd.¤ , Sg. 63a13 . dinn mbera (n. loc.?), SG 148.17 . Originally a spike, a point? Cognate with ON tindr spike, tooth, mountain-peak. Cf. mō nā cliab co dendaib dēs a basket with spikelets i.e. ears of corn, BB 402b8 .

(a) height, hill: [d]inn ainm gach druimne, Metr. Gl. p. 17 . pridchaiss fri dē i ndinnib (glossed i telchaib), Hy. ii 28 ( Thes. ii 315 ). dionn .i. tulach nó cnoc, O'Cl. d.¤ .i. cnoc, Lec. Gl. 83 . dinn tulach ┐ dinna tulcha, O'Dav. 743 . dinn .i. ard nó cleth[e], 649 . isé in cnocc mór mó cach d.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 180 . ith ┐ blicht for cach d.¤ on every height, LL 200b48 . sab suithe cech d.¤ on every eminence, ACC 26 ( RC xx 168 ). senchas d.¤ Erenn inso, RC xv 277 . bla cethra d.¤ a hill constitutes an exemption as regards (lit. of) cattle, Laws iii 296.11 . rí os cach airm os cach dinn, SR 209 . rí . . . tuarcgab cach d.¤ dia dulb, 7438 . rosiacht d.¤ richid the hill (fortress?) of heaven, 2099 . iscorsit . . . for d.¤ flatha finde, Fél. May 17 . bit áird úas d.¤ fhlatha they will be high above the Kingdom's height, Prolegomena 155 . sliab Sióin ina d.¤ uasu, LB 157b35 . gan mheath cnuais ar choll ndatha | . . . | . . . ar gach dionn, Content. xxx § 19 .

(b) fortified hill, walled or fortified town, citadel, stronghold: a ṅdind suthul á nomen gl. oppidum Suthul, Sg. 63a13 . D.¤ Map Lethain. . . . .i. Dūn Maic Liathain, Corm. Y 883 . D.¤ Tradui .i. dūn tredūi, 883 . Babilōin d.¤ rochumtaig Nīn, ZCP iii 18.33 . d.¤ dianid ainm Ilia, TTr. 1014 ( LL 231a9 ). dochum denna ┐ rigimscingi Príaím, 1845 ( LL 241b ). Toghail dénna Arimin annso sís, CCath. 382 . iar n-indriud in denda, BB 424a41 . rig-dinn Bresail Bregamain, Metr. Dinds. ii 80 . ar na dindaib rocumdaiged leo i nErinn, Lec. 576a6 . gur gabsat dí chathair déc dia ndinndaib (or for dind[g]naib?) dithoghlaidi, ZCP i 398 . breó dar dinna a torch over fortresses, AFM an. 898 = AU 902 (poem). d.¤ betha the world (lit. the fortress of the world): nocon fhuair for d.¤ betha acht tri locha, LL 5b35 (`on the fort of Bith', Leb. Gab.(i) 62 ). Cf. d.¤ domuin, SR 866 . Fig. of a person a citadel, an eminence, a towering figure: d.¤ oc libur leigdocht he was an eminence in the book of the law (of C.C.) .i. no forcanad libru rechta co clethi, ACC § 27 . Drongach Doile d.¤ gaile, Rawl. 85a1 . an dionn eagnaid is geal gníomh, Ó Bruad. ii 136 . Of a notable event climax: Dinda na Tāna so sis .i. Caladgleo Cethirn, Fīacalgleō Fintain, etc., TBC-I¹ 2747 .

(c) stead, notable place: na tri dinna .i. Síd in Broga ┐ Duma na nGiall ┐ Dun Crimthain, Dinds. § 3 ( RC xv 291 ). do dindaib Ua ṅAmalgaid annso .i. Carnn Amalgaid ┐ Tir Amalgaid ┐ Fearsad Threisi, Dinds. § 135 (RC xvi). hi maig Find . . . mórtha d.¤ the spot was ennobled, Metr. Dinds. iii 394 .

(d) mansion, court: dinna na n-ingen . . . for fiarláit in dúnaidh, ZCP i 372 . bit cethra dinna anorcha acu soin, 368 .

(e) pinnacle, peak: eclais iar na cúmtach o cholomnaib ┐ o dinnaib ardaib, LB 159a57 . no foghluaisiond . . . dar dendaibh agus dar droibelaibh, TBC-LL¹ 5620 (Stowe).

(f) In nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

(g) Used figur. in amplificative sense foll. by gen. of definition: bid bláith do deog a d.¤ chuirn from a mighty goblet (?), Ériu iv 106.8 . d.¤ chuirn, ACL iii 307 § 20 . ? conusaicet in scoith ndimoir | d.¤ comart[h]a tire tarngire a prominent sign (?) (of the land of promise) (but see below under compds.), ZCP x 410 . sé 's a drúth, ba d.¤ dīrmma a striking cavalcade, BColm. 88. 19 .

(h) as adj. agreeable, pleasant : dinn .i. aibhinn, O'Dav. 735 . d.¤ .i. cnoc no uasal nó aibind, Lec. Gl. 83 . dinn .i. aibind, Stowe Gl. 69 . sephainn co grinn ceol (sic leg., coel, text) nglain ṅgil | bái a thoirm d.¤ fo secht nimib, SR 2160 . na sáraig Samuel fáith find | congab grad núalnar náebdind, 6026 . ? dá fagur tairisi dind, Celtica xiii 12.203 .

Compds. ¤bile a lofty old tree: ronfáema ar dinnbile (of Christ), SR 8223 . a rí na ríg, is tú mo dín mo dinnbile, IT iii 41 . ¤brat a mighty cloak (?): cet each ndonn ndindbrataibh (dínbhrataibh, LL). BB 278b16 . ¤chomartha a prominent sign: gur ferad cith cruaid-ger cloithnechta dinncomartha ármuigh dferaib Erend (cf. MR 236 where O'Don. from another MS. reads, probably rightly, d'innchomarta), LL 410b7 . ¤chor: a mighty setting forth (?), a great enumeration (?): ni fail do dainib . . . | nech thucas tria dindchur de | na fail d'ingnud lam rígse, SR 335 . ¤fher a notable man: Dímman derrit d., Gorm. June 27 . ¤fhogal plundering of fortresses (?): mór . . . leath-truim díth is dionn-fhoghla, Keat. Poems 996 . ¤gére: ar a d., IT iii 189 . ¤mall (?): dognith la Finnbarr . . . cumtach d. daigfethal, SG 84.37 . ¤mór: dia fúair deg-raind dindmóir | i crích Sengaind a noble share of strong places (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 298 . ¤ogam fortress-ogham (technical gramm. term): dinnogam .i. aicme bethi .i. Bruiden, Lifi, Femin, Scolae, Nemthend, Auraic. 5687 . ¤orc[h]aill: Donadhach dindorcaill a noble protection (?), AFM i 516 . ¤roga: a high choice, something noble or pre-eminent: mac fial Finnloga . . . | dim (leg. dia?) cech dindrogha dliges `to whom is due every choice honour', Lism. L. 3470 . ¤shenchas history of notable places (lit. hill-lore), topography, legendary lore: inn eól dúib a d.? LL 152b9 . feib adfét in súidi snas, | is desin a d., Metr. Dinds. ii 44 . ba suithe in cach dindsenchas, LU 657 (ACC). friscomarca filed .i. duili berla ┐ dínshenchus ┐ primscéla hÉrend, IT iii 50 . is cuman lim . . . dindsenchas clainne Adaim, LL 376b35 . d. na cnocc ┐ na tulach, Acall. 4788 . re táib dindsenchais cach cnuic, 2436 . dubláidi dindshenchais dait, Metr. Dinds. iii 20 . nobiad aici a fhis dindsheanchais cach inaid sund, YBL 195a20 . a shenchaidhi . . . na fhochair ┐ sé ag déanamh dinnshenchais na criche reimhe dho, ITS v 28 .

túaid, thúaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. túaid, thúaid or dil.ie/42157
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: túaith, tuaidh, thuaidh, thuaidhean, thuaidhin, thuaidheamhain

adv. north, in the north . O. Ir. túaith. tuaidh, thuaidh, thuaidhean, thuaidhin, thuaidheamhain, 24 P 8, 218 (Aithd.D.). See túaidemain.

(a) As adv.: sechtmoga bliadan bai t.¤ , SR 3009 . Mugnai tuaith `M. in the north,' Fél. Dec. 11 . is de-sin fris-ngéra th.¤ | Mag lond Léna, Sc.M² 24d . ac Inbiur Sheimne thuaid, CRR 14.15 . Carpre thuaid i Temair B., 58.6 . Bith túaith i Sléb Betha, Ériu iv 130.9 . in cech tīr thūaith ┐ tes, ZCP viii 109.4 . a līonmaire thūaid ga toigh, 116 § 6 . thuaidh is teas, TD 32.36 . As prep. with acc. north of: i Slán tūaith Benna Bairche, Thes. ii 315.4 . tuath Cualaind (sic leg.: gualaind), Metr. Dinds. iii 104.2 . ó Laighin tuath-ghabhair ┐ ... ó Laighin deas-ghabhair, Leb. Cert. 32.14 . Cf. Mac Neill, Celtic Ireland p. 93 and Map 1. O'Rahilly, EIHM 462 . GOI § 858. (Cryptic) tinnechuaidh .i. tuaidh, Goid. 78 § 188 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

(b) Hence as quasi-adj. northern: laissais tír túaith, LU 664 (ACC = RC xx 168.y ). isin tír th.¤ , BDD² 377 . Be Chuilli na tuathi th.¤ `of the north country,' RC xlvii 292.2 . rédla thúaidh Mhumhan `the pole-star ... of Munster' (of a person), Ériu ix 165 § 20 . éigse an taoibh thuaidh, TD 3.3 . an slios tuaidh don toigh, 20.56 . Durlaistreabh thuaidh an teachsoin a northern Durlas (Lifford), 5.8 . Cf. an gáoth thuaigh (see atúaid), Proverbs xxv 23.

(c) In phrase fa th.¤ northwards (frequ. with vbs. of motion): fa dess no fa thuaith `to south or to north' ( i.e. right and left, at all, à droite et à gauche, à tous côtés, note), Wb. 29a21 . anair, siar, fo des, fo thuaid, SR 2710 . tanic C. fo th.¤ arís, TBC-LL¹ 1191 . fa th.¤ , 1252 . luig fo tuaidh `went northwards,' Laws iv 4.27 Comm. a dess fo-thuaid fri fuined His right side to the north (of the position of Christ on the cross), PH 3321 . cuiris A. ba thuaidh | fios ar chloinn R., Content. xxviii 15 . do dhul lais bud thuaid, SG 320.17 . dēnam thairis bud thuaid, ML² 1042 . manac dibh bu dhes ┐ manac bhudh thuaigh, Études Celt. i 87.6 . Note also: gus an aird budh thuaidh, TSh. 3985 . don taeibh budh thuaidh don teampall, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 162.x . ? a shuaircfhir sháimh, ní sámh do reacaireacht sceól | ba thuaidh dá ngráin ar scáithcheilt mh'aingilse dhóibh (to one who brings ill news), Hackett xii 2 . Cf. sathúaid.

Compd. ¤Mumu: i Tuadmumain in Thomond , BDD 230 . See Hog. Onom.

See atúaid, 2 túath-.