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dartán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dartán or dil.ie/14704

Forms: dartan

n o, m.

I Dimin. from 1 dairt or dartaid; only Fél.² lix = LB 83 § 4 : mochen lium don dartan toet chucam darin doa. dartan two-year-old bull Macd.

II dartán a herd or drove : dartán eallaigh armentum, Lhuyd. Macd. dartán a herd of cows, dartána drove of cows, P. O'C. O'R. Macd. No support in the literature. Perhaps originally a compd. with táin, cf. bó-tháin.