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cennais

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cennais or dil.ie/8639

adj i (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 21 ) mild, gentle, kind, benevolent : cendais .i. fosaid ōn c[h]ind é, Corm. Y 336 (2 cennas?). O'Cl. (2 cennas?). bad chensi fri cách gl. modestia uestra nota sit, Wb. 24b1 . cendais dílgadach ó cridiu, Trip.² 641 . is c.¤ ┐ is áilgen, LU 1940 ( FA 1 ). in foirenn . . . ro-ptar cendsa fris, PH 6562 . rob c.¤ dia for anmain maelissu merciful , Ir. Gl. 60.4 . nir bo ch.¤ ar cruadgleo, LL 12885 ( RC xiv 422.7 ). ba cendais reithineach (sic leg.) in aidchi, BB 462b5 . bad cendais a gnúis `gentle', Ériu iii 98 § 15 . go ttugann an iodhbairt si ar Dhia bheith ceannais rinn, Luc. Fid. 3858 `propitious', Gloss. a ógh cheannais = virgo clemens (Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 3947 . ceannais fri cairdibh, niata fri naimhdibh, AFM vi 2350.1 . Compar. re fiad is cendsa inas tamer, Laws v 280.25 Comm. Adv. inch. gl. modeste, Ml. 39d9 . co ciuin cennuis, Stair Erc. 1659 . As subst. cotarsna dona cendsaib, IT i 170.14 (FA).