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cinnemain

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cinnemain or dil.ie/9146

 

Forms: -mna, cinneamuin

f., g s. -mna. Late vn. of 1 cinnid (on suffix cf. Wortk. 29 ), replacing cinniud in special sense only. c.¤ , IGT Decl. § 10 . cinneamuin, Verbs § 73 . fate, destiny, chance, frequ. in unfavourable sense misfortune: cínneamhuin, miothapadh, Eg. Gl. 118 . ní ḟétar dul seoch an cindeamhain, Imr. Brain 60.6 . táinic . . . / umhlocht ort ón ccinneamhain `a command from fate', O'Hara 3296 . mé i dtigh dhorcha . . . / . . . is cinneamhain (of next life), DDána 37.20 . in fortūn ┐ in ch.¤ bhus toltanach la Día, Fl. Earls 180.32 . `Saxum fatale', eadhon Cloch na Cinneamhna (explanation of Lia Fáil), Keat. i 100.11 . cor na cinneamhna, TSh. 521 .