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cadan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cadan or dil.ie/7545

 

Forms: cadhan

n o, m. cadhan m., IGT Decl. § 17 . Name of a bird of the wild goose kind, O'Don. Suppl.: c.¤ .i. cāe a dūn no a inad .i. adbai, quia non apud nos semper manet, Corm. Y 334 . barnacle ( anser brenta) [.i.] cadhan, Iar Conn. 11.21 note. dia foígela énflaith Mag Murthemni rot bía caud (.i. cadán) co lleith, LU 5527 `barnacle goose' St. fr. Táin Gloss. (cauuth), ( cadān co leith, TBC-I¹ 1043 ). dia tóichle inniall én sin mag, rot bia c.¤ colleith araile, TBC-LL¹ 1832 . bātar cadain for clār chlīu / clar ṅdess gēisse for suidiu, Corp. Gen. 281.12 . mas elta ch.¤ na chorr, MU² 467 . gigraind, cadhoin `wild geese and ducks', K. and H. 25 . tene saighnéin do mharbhadh na ngéisi ┐ na cc.¤ i nA. `the swans and the barnacle ducks', AFM ii 680.14 . anois tig cadhun tar cūan (of summer), ZCP viii 222 § 9 . ar mían ó thigid cadhain / gusan mBealltine ar Samhuin, BS 54 . caoi chadhan i n-oidhche fhuair, Measgra D. 5.35 `wild goose', Gloss. guth an chadhain (: iorghalaibh), Aithd. D. 7.18 . re ré na gcuach ná an chadhain (: tabhair), 15.33 .