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sona

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sona or dil.ie/38460

adj (-ae) io, iā (cf. 2 son) prosperous, fortunate, lucky : Congal Cinnmaghair . . . fa rí s.¤ , ZCP viii 108.24 . araid maéir sair sonai i n-iarthur in taige (of the Tech Midchuarta), LL 29b13 . senoir s.¤ soburthanach, Aen. 1481 . fer s.¤ saidbir, AFM ii 972.19 . is s.¤ misi óir goirfid na hingheana beannuighe dhíom, Gen. xxx 13 . anaidh fear s.¤ le séan `the lucky man waits for prosperity (i.e. prosperity comes to him without effort on his part)', Ir. Prov. 345 . in Hí Laissrén s.¤ `in Iona Laissrén the happy', Fél. Sept. 16 . is aire is [s]enmag s.¤ , LL 5b47 . robi . . . in rigi . . . s.¤ somaineach saidbir, Cog. 100.29 . s.¤ a gcnuic chasa chorra, DDána 113.27 . Candida grían s.¤ , Fél. Oct. 3 . raga sin, am s.¤ `choice of weather, lucky times', Todd Nenn. 144.8 . secht mbliadna s.¤ . . . secht mb[liadna] d[o]n[a] d[aidbre], ML² 146 . a ndearna an Tighearna a thurus s.¤ `whether the Lord had made his journey prosperous', Gen. xxiv 21 . Compar. an duine do bheith ní as s.¤ . . . ioná iad féin, Donlevy 168.19 .

As subst. a prosperous person : sochraid cach s.¤ , RC xlv 50 § 20 . i n-ucht n-osnai .i. i n-ucht na s.¤ .i. na rríg ┐ na mbriugad, LL 187b47 . is and so ro hairled . . . saor ┐ daor . . . s.¤ ┐ donai, Laws i 40.12 .