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cindas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cindas or dil.ie/9113

pron (1 cía + indas, see Ériu i 7 ).

(a) With gen. of an indefinite noun and follg. rel. clause (actual or implied) what kind of? c.¤ persine attotchomnicc gl. tú quis és? Wb. 6b13 . c.¤ fer dia ndenid-si deu, 8c11 . cinnas cennaig sin? (folld. by answer giving details), LU 9014 ( FB 76 ). cinnas fir? . . . Fer mór . . . , TBC-LL¹ 2451 . cindus cléirig iat-som na trí Colmána?, BColm. 54.25 . Later occas. with nom.: cindus deifir ata etc., Ériu v 120.9 . cionnus cluain an clúain si? BNnÉ 32.18 .

(b) Forming copula-clause with gen. of definite noun: c.¤ in choirp i n-eséirset gl. quali autem corpore ueniunt? Wb. 13c20 . c.¤ a bésse, 28b32 . cinnas ind lossa? what is the appearance of the herb? Trip.² 2350 . c.¤ for cobarthasi?, Anecd. i 11.8 ( SCano 336 ).

(c) With pers. forms of prep. LA: ibar coicthi cinnas lat what dost thou think of I.? ZCP viii 218.9 . cionnus lat . . . / mac an tsaoir do rádha ris what do you think of the fact that? DDána 26.6 . cionnus libh dá mbeath dom brath / neach istigh ar mo theaghlach what would you think if? Dán Dé i 12 .

(d) With follg. rel. clause how? in what way? ciaindas rundgabsat, Ml. 55c1 . c.¤ ṁbias iarna cétbuid sem `how then will it be according to their opinion?' Sg. 40a15 . cionnus bhias éscce do chur um righ?, Ériu xiii 50.9 . iarmfacht S. do M. cindus nombiad etir an déde sin how he would be between these two things(?), Mon. Tall. 144.18 . c.¤ rainnfither in mucc? Sc.M² 6 . cesnaigthir . . . cinnas doraga how (in what form) he will come, LU 2360 . cionnas as éidir léo how is it possible for them? Ó Héodhusa 38.w . See Hermathena xcix 53 (1964) . Without verb: c.¤ on . ni anse ón how does that come about? Sg. 18a6 . As greeting or salutation well : cinnas sin a Lóig? LU 3662 ( SCC 33 ). cinnas, a m'anam a Iriel?, CRR 28 . cionnus sin, a Ṡuibhne?, BS 18.11 .

(e) Rarely as indef.: cindus beiti cena / bat fāssa a rát[h]a however they may be now, their raths will be desolate, ZCP viii 110.10 .