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etan

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n poetry: etan .i. aircetal, Corm. Y 537 . See next.

Etan

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npr., f.: teora ingena Riangabra .i. Eithne ┐ Etan ┐ Etain, IT ii 180 . 181 . ni fetar | cia lasa fifea Etan 180 . 186 . IT iii 19 . Eatan .i. an bainfhile, Leb. Gab.(i) i 170w . Cairpre mac Etaine, YBL 137b33 . Coirpre mac Eatoine (: gloine), Leb. Gab.(i) i 178.18 . Etan ingen Dian Cecht, de cuius nomine dicitur etan .i. aircetal, Corm. Y 537 . Cf. Auraic. 1972 , and Etan mac Cocca, Étan , Ráith Etain, Dinds. 36 .

étan

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Forms: édan, étan

n o, m. édan, m. IGT, Decl. § 17 . Front, brow, forehead: étan (gl. frons) Sg. 113b7 . don etan (gl. fronti) Gild. Lor. 103 . brōn .i. a fronte ar is for ētan bīt[h] aithgne mbrōin nó fāilte, O'Mulc. 167 . topach[t] a ḟolt o chúl có étan de, TBC-LL¹ 1891 . romair in lon láith assa étun, LL 121b29 = RC iii 181.35 . atraracht an lon láich asa éton, TTr.² 1474 . co n-ecmaing a hirlond inn-éton in rechtaire combói triana chend siar, Ériu iii 136.12 . i n-étan ind rechtaire, LU 53b29 . is leis doradadh cuing for muinélaibh damh ar tús, ar is fria n-édnu na ndamh do bhíth a feidm gó sin, Cóir Anm. 103 . fri etnu dam, LU 131b1 . co ti allus bar n-etan , MacCarthy 58 z (cf. SR 1452 ). i llaind a étain, TBC-LL¹ 1266 . hi certmedón a édain, PH 7271 . a gclár a éudain, Rev. xiv 9 . tuicsin isin incind edain = intellectus in fronte Ériu ix 63.3 . Transf. and fig.: a n-aigthe...fo thúaid ┐ gǽth garb ina fír-etan , FA 26 LU (= ina n-enech LB). i calne lúin éton (: cétol) in front of the calends of June Fél. June 1 . i nOchtimbir étun (: cétul), Oct. 1 . Of hills , etc. : tainic reime i n-étnaib cnocc ┐ carracc, Acall. 3438 . cuirfid Tuath D.D. ind-étnaib cnocc ┐ carracc, 7535 . co táet fuil flann | fonn fo étnu across the face of the plains ACL iii 297.14 . In expressions denoting to face, front: is la hUib C. cētaig | cruadc[h]ongbail a n-ētain friu `it behoves ...to confront them fiercely' Ériu vi 121.19 . Ētar étan ri dílind, Metr. Dinds. iii 104.1 ; 110.13 . do sheas mé a n-adhuigh a éduin, Galatians ii 11 . The end of a table, room, etc., as opposed to the side: éadan an tighe ag na hollamhnaibh ┐ an t-éadan oile ag lucht freastail `the upper end...the other end' (oppd. to slios `the long side') Keat. ii 3903 . soir ┐ siar do bhádar dá éadan an tighe `the ends of the house looked east and west' iii 568 . a gcert-édan in buird `at the head of the table' Fl. Earls 46.27 . Of the bottom of a vessel: ni frith dabhuch a raibe édon, BCC § 158 = ni frith domain isin dabaig .i. más, Fél. 244.23 . Front of a book SGS iv 92 : ar bhfaicsin bhar n-anma-so ina heudan, Luc. Fid. 4 .