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díchned

Cite this: eDIL s.v. díchned or dil.ie/16131

Forms: dichneda

n (= díchennad) u, m. beheading: díchneadh .i. dicheannadh, O'Cl.

(a) in lit. sense (rare): mad ail a m-marbad co mer, | is é a ndamnad, a ndíchned [ditned, dítean, v.l.] `to subdue and behead them', Metr. Dinds. iii 164 .

(b) metr. cutting off the initial or final letter of a word: is é in dichned (.i. dicennad (M)) .i. a chend do gaid dond cul (sic) ┐ cen ní ele ina hinad ut dixit poeta . . . a ri rú rá . . . is rún rán rodlecht, LU 444 = RC xx 150 . d.¤ tuis loss of initial, Auraic. 1986 (e.g. épe = tépe, ib. 390 ). d.¤ derid apocope (also d.¤ without qual. gen.), 2000 (e.g. fe < fer, 1806 ; be < ben, 1852 ne < nem, 1875 ). carr .i. carn donither fair ┐ dichned derid fuil ann, Corm. Y 337 : cf. 159 , 1062 . pl. dichneda, Auraic. 2149 . See also RC xv 457 . LL 164 marg. sup. Lec. 78a35 .