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dornasc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dornasc or dil.ie/18363

 

n [ā, f.] Apparently a compd. of dorn and 1 nasc, but possibly a misunderstanding of ind ordnasc (thumb-ring. See ordnasc and TBFr. Gloss . ): d.¤ d'ór aromthá ` bracelet ' (Gloss.), SCC § 45 . d.¤ óir . . . intan bus lán a rig don dornaisc `arm-ring . . . as soon as his wrist fills the ring', Ériu i 124.5 - 7 = fācbaiss Cuchulaind dornnaisc n-oir ndo . . . in tan bud lan in dornnaisc dia meor, ZCP iii 254.15 . iar cor a n-edaig ┐ a n-iallagraind ┐ a ndorndusc, IT ii2 102.29 (Alex.). ar mheas (leg. meas) lóigh na ngormrosg nglan | an dornasg (dórdnasg, MS.) óir níorbh iongnadh `the golden bracelet', Studies 1921, 258 § 10 .

Note also: so an dorn-nasc óir fil fo dornchlaidh mo cloidhim duit hilt-band , P. O'C.