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balc

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Forms: bailc

adj o, ā. Later also bailc i.

I stout, strong, sturdy, firm, vigorous, powerful: b.¤ .i. calma no trom, ut est ailidh sidhe aurarsan a cét direch balca (leg. b.¤, ed.) in maic .i. is calma no is trom a inne (sic leg.) in maic ima ndergither é .i. in t-étach. Nó taidlis bo slicht (compd. ?) b.¤ (used adverbially ?) .i. tadall erca isna búaib go calma, O'Dav. 277. bailc .i. mor no calma no tren . . . ciaptar bailc a mbresa, 255 . Cf. Fél. Prol. 74. b.¤ graece balanin .i. grande , O'Mulc. 119. bailc .i. calma, Stowe Gl. 239. b.¤ .i. calma, Lec. Gl. 184. b.¤ .i. trén, neartmhar, no mór, O'Cl. Benedicht, b.¤ áge, Fél. July 11 . tescmart brait bhailc co mbuaidh (brait b.¤ , ed.) `he has saved a prey with stout victory', Blathm. 137. Indrechtach . . . / . . ., bailc baind, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a) . co brāth mbairnech mb.¤ , Bruchst. i 55 § 123. is bēsad na cleithe, is b.¤ oc lār, is caol oc clēit[h]e, Corm. Y 275. fer tailc tuillethan, isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 642. buidhne bailci beoda, CCath. 5367. ba balcc bríge, MacCongl. 69.13 . ben b.¤ , BS 70.z . b.¤ Belltaine / do bheir bláth sugh a sughdhosaib, IGT Decl. ex. 342.

Compar. co mbuidin ba balcu, Fél. Jan. 4 (balcdu, balccu, v.ll.). bailci, TTebe 394 .

II As subst. strength, firmness, vigour: gabsai format, fí fo bailc, ZCP xi 108 § 2. buan in b.¤ , CRR 57.

Compds. With nouns: conid mind cach maige / balccbuile (sic leg. ?) na mbard the strong one of whom the poets sing (?), IT iii 57 § 108. tri balcbemmenda Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 5984. Balcbend gilla A., LL 25078. Nabál . . . / balcbethraid os betha blá, SR 6291. ras gabastar chuci ar a balcbolgán by its stout middle (of a standard), LL 31773 ( TTr. 962 ). cotlud nā longad nī sām lam balcbrain, TBC-I¹ 1215 (rhet.). balcbriathra Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 6056. fiora betha co mbalcbrigh `with strong might', Blathm. 76. sorcha in balcbuaid, Snedg. u. Mac R § 31 . bongos fidh a balcfremaibh, Blathm. 229. ba balc-gent co mbeó-gletin, Metr. Dinds. iv 188.24 . fót co mbalcraind, Metr. Dinds. ii 20.39 . buidnib balcthoir (: altóir), SR 6882. asa mbruintis balcct[h]onna , ACL iii 218 § 6.

With adjj.: athair Bile bailc-dremhain, Leb. Gab.(i) 218.24 . ailen . . . balclan do cairibh, Stair Erc. 227. As subst. the full: balclan gelglaici C. i tacmaisi crainn gac[h]a craisigi dibh, CCath. 5307. dias . . . it é damdabcha balcremrai, BDD² 1214. ben balc-thorrach, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.36 . buidni balcthruim, LU 10882 (rhet.).

With adjj. derived from nouns: ech . . . balcceimnech balcbéimnech, LU 8667 ( FB 50 ). Balar Balcbemneach, Cóir Anm. 289. tricha bliadan balcbuidnech (sic leg.), MacCarthy 204 § 4 . a balcbullig Brég, LU 8110 ( FB 8 ). [in tarbān] . . . / bailcerblach adircech `strong-tailed', Ériu vii 6.2 .

1 bruinnid

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Forms: bebárnatar, bréisiu

v (see GOI § 549 , Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 478 ). Pret. 3 p. bebárnatar, LL 13445 = Études Celt. v 156.2 ( GOI § 687 ). springs forth, flows; darts, rushes: cuich gela . . . / intu no bruindis bannae, SR 4347. síar cach ndiriuch brunnes (a well), LL 3832. cora mbruinned fo thír, 21148 (cf. Dinds. 26 ). brunnid fer fuil (rhet.) the blood of men gushes (?), 12095 . forsa mbruinnet cóic bannai `onto which five drops well up´ Ériu lii 143 . bruindit [b]ioulair `spring', K. and H. 15. lestar óir airegda / asa mbruintis balct[h]onna (of Colum C.), ACL iii 218 § 6. conacca in curach n-adbal no bruinned dochum tíre `a . . . boat bounding toward', RC xiv 402 § 9. Trans. bruindit srotha srúaim de mil `rivers pour forth a stream of honey', Imr. Brain 36. bruinnith araile díbh bréo don teni forsin mac mbeg `darts a flame of fire on', Cóir Anm. 54. mac Bricrend ro brunned bla who generated fame (?), LU 10555 (H).

Vn. bréisiu and 3 bruinned.

cáer

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n ā, f. globular mass in a variety of applications. Cf. cúar.

(a) berry : caer gl. baccar, Sg. 126a1 . cc.¤ gl. bacca, 22b7 . Études Celt. xi 116 . it áildi limm a cháera (of the rowan-tree), TBFr. 215 . oc ithe ch.¤ in chraind. Cáera móra, LU 1358 . batír é a ṡercla . . . caera glassa, LL 13578 . cóera na fíne, Ériu ii 192 § 3 . uva .i. c.¤ fínemnach, Ir. Gl. 267 . cáora fíadháin = wild grapes, Isaiah v 2 . triopal cáor, tarpain `a cluster of grapes', Eg. Gl. 598 . caera pinne `gooseberries', Auraic. 5609 . dobiur lim cóer ndeirg do ibur, Ériu iv 134.4 . a eo . . . na gcaor ndearg, DDána 2.5 . caera eighinn na crand, RC ix 231.2 . baccae ederae . . . .i. caora eidinn, ACL iii 330 § 3 . mora celsis [Morus celsus] [.i.] caoru an midhoighi, 328 § 99 . butalmon ┐ oculus bouis .i. caera ferghona .i. maelan mulca, 335 § 69 . c.¤ con fruit of dogwood or wild cornel: tar éis iad do bheith dearg / is searbh blas na gcaor gcon, Dánfhocail 74 (c.¤ con dogberry bush, O'R. Poems ). níor fhás giodh achd cáora con, Bard. Synt. Tr. 30.37 . deirge na ccaor ccon, Mackinnon Cat. 223.33 . In phrase caer ar geimiun (of a vain effort, here applied to a warrior), MR 124.14 (see gemen). Fig. fá chaor a hóis phóigmhilis (of lips), Hackett² li 41 .

(b) drop (of various liquids): mionn sleidhe dá sileid caora, O'Hara 4183 . ni tanic cáor fhola a corp cechtair dib, Celt. Rev. iv 120.17 . Of foam: géis gairbheasa chaor mbán, Measgra D. 5.19 .

(c) mass of cast metal (non-ferrous); a red-hot mass of slag and metal, a forged ingot (usually iron) Ériu xxxii 153 : in tiarann ina caeraib, ┐ in tuma ina thinnib, Laws i 188.35 Comm. cáor íaraind cech gabann (in a list of dues), BColm. 50.10 . da cáeir d'iarann aithlegtha, BNnÉ 72 § 125 . caera ┐ tinnedha oir, Marco P. 105 . ni bendais uird do chǽir déirg (sic MS.) a mbendais a beoil do thenid, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.31 . colltar iarainn do chur san teallach go ndearna caoir dhearg dhe, Keat. ii 4583 . tugus chaoir go bhfailigh n-óir `a ball with a golden ring' (some type of ornament), KMMisc. 364.6 . fuighleach caoire ar gceardchainne (of Christ), Dán Dé vi 37 . biaidh dearna an deilg mhaoil / na caoir deirg, A. Ó Dálaigh v 9 . an mhéd nár theilg grían dá gáoibh / na cáoir dheirg a-níar um nóin, IGT Decl. ex. 705 . caor do mhianach Ádhaimh í (of Mary), Dán Dé x 14 . 'na chaoir chruthghlain (of a brilliant student), Measgra D. 62.11 . an ghroidh / 's in chaor bhuada `the precious jewel', O'Gr. Cat. 435.28 . Fig. ēnchaor bhūadha an bhanntrachta (of Mary), ZCP xii 382.9 . a chaor bhuaidh (of a hero), O'Hara 2949 .

(d) nucleus, compact mass. Usually with defining gen. c.¤ cliss play-ball, missile ball : facheird chaer cliss ar chonair, Metr. Dinds. iii 94.19 = foceírd caer clis as a tabhaill, BB 365a36 ( Dinds. 26 ). c.¤ comraic, described as a ball of varied colours with convergent lines used as missile: tréde neimthigedar cerdai : fige ronn, caer comraic, plett for faebur, Triads 121 .i. raed cruinn go ccomhtharrachtain d'iomat dath ann, p. 39 . is e tra in cochall oifrind in choer cómraic i ḟilet .uííí. ndatha examlai brises ┐ sráines ilchatha for aslach ṅdiabail, LB 108b20 . tugad do Lugdaig don lāech / in chāer comraig nār lānmāeth, ZCP v 504 § 5 . See táthluib. fo indamail caoire comhraic, Aisl. Tond. 131 § 3 . caor chomruig an láoich ō Líatruim / bronntair mar cháeir cárthaind, IGT Decl. ex. 416 . ag síol Aodha na gcaor gcomhraic, Hackett xxvi 122 . Fig. in chaer comraic ro hecradh . . . o danuibh ecsamla (of Colum Cille), Lism. L. 737 . Of troops: acht na robat isin cháir chomraic i taat compact body, LU 4655 ( TBC-I¹ 193 ). na ccaoir comraic dā mbeitis, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. v (1919) 93 § 35 . at-chíu . . . caera creithir comraicthi, BDD² 1028 . See ZCP xxiii 311 . With other qualifiers: corb ēigin do Guaire āenc[h]āer mōr termaind do dēnam dā muintir, CCellaig² 57.883 . ina g-caeir shluaigh shéanta, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 364.1 . ro bhattar . . . ina ccaoír bhodhbha, AFM v 1428.6 . badar . . . 'na cipi catha ┐ na cair comdlutha, CCath. 2782 . tāngadar . . . ina gcaoir chomhloinn, Ériu viii 138.1 . dream nach ónna i gcaoir chathaigh, Content. xxix 15 . ro chuirset . . . techta co C. dia innsin dó an chaor chondailbe ┐ chomaonta dorōnsat Connachtaigh ina n-aghidh close alliance, ZCP xiv 246.10 . docúaidh báidhe mor ┐ caer condailbhi . . . dhoibh, CCath. 618 . a chaor connailbhe `his great love', Dán Dé xiv 11 . caor charad ar aontail iad, DDána 34.1 . an chaor charud nó an compán, O'Hara 3020 . 'gan chaoir shuadh, Studies 1925, 404 § 7 . caor Dhanar, Magauran 1599 . dona an chaor nach beódha buan, Hackett xlii 144 ( Keat. Poems 1332 ). Cf. cǽr .i. imad, RC xvi 67.6 . c.¤ .i. comthinól ┐ deismirecht air caeraigecht, H 3.18 650a15 .

(e) c.¤ thened, theintide meteor, thunderbolt : saignena . . . ┐ caera teintidhe, CCath. 4324 . gur loisc caér thenedh Dáthí, Cóir Anm. 146 (elsewhere descr. as saighnen t.). cloicthech T. . . . do dluighi do chair theinedh (sic leg.), AU ii 106.1 . ro-ergetar na caera tened ┐ na sóignena as in aeor, PH 7263 . ra ruamnaigsetar a rruisc ina cendaib dóib immar chaera tenda tentide, LL 12370 . caer thened hí sinn aidche (of a hound), 29344 . ionnamhail chaoire moire tenedh, AFM iii 10.3 . Of missiles: for diúbhraccadh a n-ubhaill mhealluaidhe ┐ a ttrom chaor tteinntidhe forra fireballs , AFM vi 1982.6 . acc diubraccadh an bhaile do chaeraibh tromaibh . . . teinntidhi a gonnadhaibh, 2028.6 . occ imthealgadh . . . a ccaor ttaidhlech tteintidhe, Hugh Roe² 64.20 (fo. 17b). in caer Muighe Raigne, Laws v 434.12 Comm. (prob. of fire-ball of Mog Ruith who pursued Cormac's druids to Mag Raigne ( Forbais Droma Damhghaire, RC xliii 108 ff. ), p. 435 n.). dealbhaid . . . caoire ris nach gabhdaois airm, Content. v 176 . na caera teinedh do theilgedh fútha, ní gabhadh arm . . . riú, CF² 1013 . Hence spark, flame etc. : co-cáeruib troma . . . teinntidhi, RC xxiv 377.20 . caora ┐ casracha (of fireworks), Fl. Earls 188.7 . caer .i. coindell, Ériu xiii 75 § 187 . caor .i. cainneal, Metr. Gl. 17 § 44 . Fig. amal chāir / ráith a orddan, Hail Brigit 12 . gur las fiann Uladh ga fían / . . . / caor ilreachta chorcra chóir (of 1641 rebellion), Hackett² xxxii 47 .

Compds. With nouns: aoil-lí do chaoirghrís . . . 'na gruaidh, Hackett² ii 8 . ar caorlasadh `flaming', ZCP iv 424.5 . tig caor-lasadh a's tóirneach ós árd, Hard. ii 252.15 . og fraisdiubhrugadh a ccaoirmheall . . . tteintidhe, Hugh Roe² 152.12 (fo. 39a) . caorshoignén . . . lúaidhe, 228.32 (fo. 58a) . fá ghrís . . . gcaorshoighnén gceth `boltfraught lightnings', O'Gr. Cat. 451.11 . i gcalm nó i gcaoirspéirling thunderstorm , Ó Bruad. iii 18.16 . With adjj.: dhá ghruadh . . . chaordhearga, Oss. iii 50.14 . As n. pr. RC xiv 26 § 2 . a a ghnúis chaoirghel `berry-red and white', O'Gr. Cat. 540.2 .

laigid

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Forms: laigid, llaig, laiges, nolaiged, -lloigid, -legat, i-llius, -dellset, -deilset, lessed, dellig, n[d]eillig, deilligh, deillich, ndellechuir, dellgetar, -lee, -leasad, lige

v also loig-, luig-, lig-. See Wagner, ZCP xxv 163 ff . Later as weak vb., generally luig-. Indic. pres. 3 s. laigid, LU 2940. AU i 144.3 . i llaig , LL 1565. rel. laiges, LL 16335. Impf. Indic. 3 s. nolaiged, RC xx 168.2 (ACC). Metr. Dinds. iv 184.5 . 3 pl. -lloigid, YBL 169a14 . -legat, Fianaig. 30.30 . Subj. pres. 1 s. i-llius, Thes. ii 357.17 (see Watkins, Celt. Verb 26 , 56 , GOI 391 ). perfective 3 pl. -dellset, O'Dav. 694. -deilset, Laws iv 78.9 (80.9) . Impf. subj. 3 s. noco lessed , Metr. Dinds. iv 66.3 . Perf. 3 s. dellig, LL 204a28 . co n[d]eillig , BB 368a30 . deilligh, 396a15 . deillich, YBL 140a13 . i ndellechuir , Trip.² 2847. 3 pl. dellgetar, LL 6189. Fut. 3 s. -lee, Imr. Brain 25 § 51 (con-laig). 3 pl. -leasad, TBC-I¹ 3449 (for lesat, GOI p. 410 ). Vn. lige. IGT Verbs § 74.

I lies (somet. with cogn. accus. lige, crólige).

Absolutely (a) gets into lying position, lies down : dellig . . . / in gerrán buadach Patraic, LL 204a28 . co deiligh a dela iarna thaemad `his drinking cup fell down', Dinds. 93 ( RC xvi 44 ). for Maig Ailbe dellgetar `fell on Ailbe's plain' (Strachan Phil. Soc. Trans. 1895, p. 62 ), LL 6189 . noco lessed lige líuin / i n-óen na n-íath-mag n-aníuil till he should lie down forwearied in a meadow-land unvisited, Metr. Dinds. iv 66.107 (lige líuin cogn. accus. or cheville). dellid (dellig, MS) ind [ḟ]idbad forlar, SR 1389 . roloigset croind ┐ fidbuid Parthuis co lar thalman ar oirmitin in duileman bowed, LB 111b9 = MacCarthy 56.26 . rolaigestair for croicnib na caerach sin, Aen. 1512 . cach laech nolaiged fon lind / atraiged suas (`every warrior he laid'). Metr. Dinds. iv 184.5 . gur luidestar . , . re himarcaid na hesláinte `took to his bed', Caithr. Thoirdh. 58.14 . cur loigsetar atai na bolga subsided, Laws iv 16.10 Comm . teas ar áth ar oighibh ónna / loighidh ó thráth nóna anund dies down, IGT Decl. ex. 891 . ro luig fo chossaib prostrated himself, TFrag. 102.9 . a sgarthain an uair do b'ál / . . . ar a leanb do luigh an ógh `cast herself' (on dead body of Christ), PBocht 13.17 . a shamhuil ní léir gur luigh died, L. Cl. A. B. 276.123 . do luigh cóir ar leinbne `the debt due to our dear Child set', Aithd. D. 95.22 . glé no laiged isin ganim / inna ligu iar mórsaeth lie flat, RC xx 168.2 .

Of night, darkness falls: o laiges ind ḟíradaig, LL 16335. go ro laig inn adaig bar feraib hErend, TBC-LL¹ 6164 . ro laighset landorcha na haidhchi forro, CCath. 2688. Of sun sets: loighidh grían is sí ar slighidh, L. Cl. A. B. 75.136 . éirghidh an ghrian . . . ┐ luighidh sí, Corp. Astron. 20.18 . Cf. laigis Medb a heinech fa damdabaich sciath, TBC-LL¹ 2742 , where laigis is to be referred to fo-luigi.

(b) is in lying position, lies, sleeps : senteg coisrectha don choimdi alloigid daine galair, YBL 169a14 . no laigdis da ingin . . . immi cach n-aidchi comad móide in cath dó fri Demon, Fél. 40.16 . laigid C. an aidchi sin for lepaid Mobí, BColm. 82.4 . do loighsit an oidhche sin co subhach, Ériu iii 170.11 . na coimsig loighios ó ló `that loll on after daybreak', O'Gr. Cat. 479.15 . ni luighim ar leabaidh, Keat. Poems 1432. laighid croligi lies sick, AU i 144.3 (croligi cogn. accus.). flaith laiges tren-lige for seilb a ceile `who lays a heavy burden on his tenant's possession', Laws v 358.6 . In transferred sense: daoine luigheas . . . ar an loise laomdha `settle down' (Gloss.), TSh. 6970. Cf. cia dú i llaig funiud grene, LL 1565. nilóeg ilige lobordaimm laiges, IT iii 59 § 114 ( dam laides, B 97 § 157 ).

II With follg. prep. or prep. phrase. l.¤ fo yields to: an t-éasga lán nar loigh fa ainbhfine, DDána 109.8 . loigh co h-umhal fona smacht, ITS xxix 111.29 . Cf. luidh fa tharm (leg.? th'arm) ┐ admhaigh go bhfuilir claoidhte lay down your arms, Luc. Fid. 4312.

l.¤ for. In lit. sense: d'eilligh a chotluth fair, he fell asleep IT i 126.6 . deillich fuírri lay with her, YBL 140a13 . Usually in fig. senses. Affects, blemishes : ro laig senordacht for Athirne, LL 13616 . ar nár laig lagadh `on whom no depression had come', MR 298.1 . nā luigedh úamhan nā imeccla oruibh, ZCP xiv 250.12 . ar Lúcās do luigh cumha (i.e. at Mary's death), Dán Dé xv 25 . dá lóchrann ar nach luigh smál (i.e. the sun and moon), xxvii 10 . do luigh ortha . . . / orchra re h-ucht a éaga, PBocht 11.19 . luidis tamh air 'com fhaicsin, Irish Texts i 59 § 41 . do luig na lic ar mo lár, O'Gr. Cat. 361.17 . go luigheann néall náimhdidhe na locht ar rosgaibh a réasúin, TSh. 9254 . lucht ar nach luidh m'ealadha, L. Cl. A. B. 163.50 . go luighfeadh daoirse na breithe . . . uirre féin, TSh. 3249 . Muircheartach ar nár luigh tár, L. Cl. A. B. 116.36 . giolla ar nár luidh iomarbhé `on whom no blame was ever laid', Duan. F. ii 352.61 . Oppresses, presses hard on: leoman mor laiges for préid na for mart, Alex. 1069 ( BB 500a10 ). delligh anfforlann an eccarat for a mbaoi isin Espain do Gaoidelibh, Leb. Gab.(i) 234.2 . do loigedur sersenaig imdo air, Ann. Conn. 1230.6 . do luid (leg. luig) orra Cairbre, Fen. 398.16 . níor luigh ar leith a mháthar he encroached not on his mother's share, DDána 96.29 . do luigh a' nāmhaid oruinn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 21.10 . do luidh an oiread sin de ghorta air, Eochairsg. 82.23 . In proverb: luighidh iolar ar uathadh the many overcome the few, AFM vi 1940.x = loigenn ilar ar uathaid, Caithr. CC 74 = luigidh iolar for uathadh, Hugh Roe² 64.23 .

In different construction: ní loigh m'intinn ar ábhocht dwells not on, Aithd. D. 6.7 . ra ghréas laoidhe ar ar luigh san to which he devoted himself, Content. xxii 13 . na tolcha ar ar hoileadh inn / go loigheadh orra mh'intinn, DDána 88.30 .

Legal: laidig ail for naesaibh, l.¤ imna for giallna, . . . laigidh feith for fintiud takes precedence (the prior claim `lies upon' the later claim, so that the latter cannot come forward till the former is discharged, Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 1868 ( 23 P 3, 20c ). l.¤ ail for naesaib quoted Laws iii 220.21 , 25 , 226.21 (all Comm.). loigid finntiu for imna, O'D. 2283 ( Rawl. B. 506, 26a ). ni laig aimsir for rainn sochraite na dochraite, O'D. 580 ( H 3.17 col. 444 ).

Note also: an tan do luigheadar ort, do bhris tú `leaned upon thee', Ezekiel xxix 7.

l.¤ i fiadnaisiu prostrates oneself before : ra-s-loigset uile i n-a fhiadnaise, PH 191 . luidhigh (loigis v.l.) an mac eccailsi ic prostrait i fiadnaisi Mocuda, BNnÉ 310.9 . rolaigset 'na fhiadnaise, RC xiv 34.21 . ro-loigset uile i fiadnaise hin fireoin, PH 244.

l.¤ imm. Of garment: ciasu fili immali[g] tugen cona llí is worn by, RC xxvi 14.10 . l.¤ le lies with, espouses luigh liomsa, Gen. xxxix 12. luighis Cormac ré hEithne gur toirceach leis í, Keat. ii 4732 . Of mystic espousal: na loidedh a leaba goill / feithed fós ar Cloinn Conoill (of Ireland), Irish Texts ii 56.52 . luighid an t-óg 's an sean le ar siair `young and old wed our sister' (of Mary), PBocht 2.5 . an chomhairle as ar luigh leis / dár ngonaibh-ne is luibh leighis (of the Incarnation), DDána 6.11 . mar budh fear do luigheadh lé `he was as a spouse to her', Aithd. D. 84.6 .

Rarely in trans. use: go nach luighfeadh Dia lámh air, TSh. 5419.

? 2 on, (? ón)

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n o, m. an idiot : [ni gaibter athgabail druith nā dasachtaidh] nā oin [nā oinmiti] `male idiot', Laws ii 44 z , glossed: oin .i. on an fer [oinmiti .i. femen], 46.3 ; text doubtful. ō ro-mbēotar an dā ón 'when the two maniacs slew him', BDC 136.503, 272.807 . As pn: in dā Ōn, BDC 114.173, 134.482 . Cf. onán and ónna .

ónna

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adj io,iā. foolish, simple; weak, inefficient ; common in late poetry. onna .i. baeth, Corm. Y 1028. onmit .i. muit onna , 1029 . nocorbo clann ḟir ónnai, Rawl. 77a28 . don cethrar naomh neamh-ónda, BNnÉ 283 x . rí . . . narb' onna , ZCP ii 344.2 . dream nach ónna i gcaoir chathaigh `people brave in the battle-throng', Content. xxix 15. go heaglach anbhfann ónna , Hackett xxvi 37. tagra as a n-ucht is ónna | lucht agra na héagcóra (i.e. it is idle to plead against our accusers at the Last Judgement), Dán Dé xxviii 23.

ónnacht

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n ( ónna ) (a) folly, nonsense: coimhmeas riú do ba ónnacht, Stud. Hib. iii 24.291 (Duanaire Ghearóid Iarla) .

(b) weakness: gan d'ónnacht (MS. dánacht) ria a eascaraid 'showing no weakness facing his opponent' Celtica xvi 91 § 5 . mór faraire nár shatail ar ónnacht 'who never trod on the weak' Ériu xiii 151 .

tunna

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Forms: tonna, t.

n m. (Icel. tunna, Ling. Val. Ir. Ann. 66 ) IGT Decl. § 2 (39.7) . The form tonna is not permitted acc. to IGT, but occurs in bardic verse.

Tun, cask, barrel: dolium t.¤ , Ir. Gl. 731 . tuairc[nech] na t.¤ risna tiledaib, TTr. 1429 . .xx. t.¤ do fin, BB 14b3 . .xx. tunda fina, Ann. Conn. 1310.10 . spairri ... ┐ tundada folma fo a cennaibh (of a raft), CCath. 2625 . rocenglatar tunnada folma hi timchall na rreitthed-sin da congbail etarbuas, Ann. Conn. 1235.17 = ALC i 328 22 . t.¤ ola Eoin, DDána 34.31 . gur hinnleadh air | t.¤ ola (John), PBocht 11.16 . mor bhfleadhtunna bhfúar, IGT Decl. ex. 1088 (—t(h)onna , v.l.). tonna ar dhá roth théid 'na theach, DDána 91.53 . comhurtha an t.¤ nach tráigh, 7.33 . ag ól tunnadh, IGT Abstr. Nouns ex. 1022 . t.¤ ordha a medhon an rightoighi, Marco P. 79.