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cineolta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cineolta or dil.ie/9126

Forms: -élta, -álta

adj also -élta and -álta (cenél)

(a) true to (its) nature, genuine: as cinelta in t-ech ona munad a cenn bliadna amenable , H 3.18, 85b11 . aimrid gach craobh cheineolta native , DDána 73.7 . cruaidh . . . / nír shín ach ceard ceinéalta `none but a born smith', Aithd. D. 65.19 . síol glan i gcriaidh ch.¤ suitable, TD 9.2 . íarand cinealta rocruaidh, BCC 264.19 .

(b) kindly, gentle : ben cineolta Cobthaigh, ZCP ii 333.28 . a bhé chinéalta chráibhtheach (: infhéachta), Dánta Gr. 16.8 . ris an liaigh gc.¤ , TSh. 8164 .

Adv. mar a nglacthaoi go cineálta iad `were . . . kindly entertained', Keat. ii 1082 .