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1 dúas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 dúas or dil.ie/18981

 

Forms: dúais, duas, duais, dúasu, dúaise

n ā, f. Later dúais. duas, IGT Decl. § 39 . duais, § 14 . a p. dúasu (: úasu), Metr. Dinds. iii 302.62 . gift, reward, esp. a recompense given to poets: doas ind immuin, Trip.² 2899 . rucus indīlsi ṅduais that the reward does not belong to the poet, ZCP xv 309 . duas teachta do file, Laws v 212 ( .i. in duais dligthech doberar don filid, Comm. ). dúas mo duane, LL 45b22 . dentar lim-sa d.¤ . . . do chnuass na cnō cumraide a reward from (for?) the harvest of fragrant nuts, 38a40 ( Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 79 ). dorónus dōibh dua[i]n . . . ni tardad dúas dar a hēisi, ACL iii 296 § 45 . tabhair [ar] mo dhán . . . | díolgadh m'uilc gidh daor an d.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xvii 3 . Colum Cille nar críon duais, BNnÉ 253 . dofucus in mboin-sea i nduais n-airchedail, IT ii2 244 . i nduais filed, Laws v 128 . eochair duaisi duana songs bring forth gifts, ZCP vi 270 . do chuingid duaisi duaine, Acall. 5488 . iar femed na duaisi, RC xii 119 . duasa cinnte ar son a nduan ┐ a ndréacht, Keat. iii 1498 . cia dobheir uaidh duasa ar dhántaibh?, Keat. Poems 518 . rí is mō do dāil do duasaib ┐ derlaicib d'filedaib, BB 333a26 (late entry). ar duasaibh duanmholta, AFM vi 1906 . In wider sense, of a gift in general: doss .i. fili quasi duass .i. tinscra, Corm. Y 459 ; O'Mulc. 323 . Deissi .i. duaisi ar is a tinnscra mhná tucad doib ferann, Cóir Anm. 169 . cf. BB 251b39 (= dúis?). duais do chionn chomaoine a gift in return for kindness, KMMisc. 346 . is curata an seasamh le ar bheanadar duais ar bith the stand whereby they wrung any boon at all, Ó Bruad. iii 166 . Fionn fial na nd.¤ , Oss. iv 54 . ben dian fri duasu eager for gifts, Metr. Dinds. iii 302 .

Compds. ¤bog yielding (liberal) in gifts: Guaire duasbhog, Keat. Poems 829 ; 1353 . ¤línmar: Nualuidh dhuaislíonmhar abounding in gifts, 3 C 12, 257.12 . ¤mór: degfher duasmhór dána `accustomed to rich guerdons', SG 337 . saoi dearlaictheach duasmhór deigh-einigh munificent , AFM v 1724 ; vi 1996 . ¤ordairc (airderc): tar éis Cormaic, an daonnachtach d., 3 C 13, 832.5 . ¤úr: an triathfear d. whose bounty never withers, Ó Bruad. xiii 19 n.

See dúis, with which this word is somet. confused (esp. in pl. dúaise).