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flann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. flann or dil.ie/22292

 

Forms: ḟlaind, Fland, Flann, Flainn, Flaind, Flaund, Flann, F., flannrúaidhe, flannrúaidhi

(a) adj o-ā red (esp. blood-red): fland derg nó ruad, Cóir Anm. 295 . f.¤ .i. gach ruadh, O'Cl. Metr. Gl. D 21 . bróenán fola fota fland, LU 3838 ( SCC 37 ). fuil f.¤ , ACL iii 297.14 . fíon f.¤ (of blood) AFM 860 (poem). ór forloiscthe fland, Metr. Dinds. iii 122 . coscar fland a bloody trophy ib. cath forderg fland, RC xxiv 48.7 . fernn fland red with blood IT i 108.7 . tondgur f.¤ (of the sea) LL 49b39 ( Hail Brigit § 11 ). pl. ruirig ḟlaind sanguinary Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 20.4 ( LL 311c35 . Rawl. 118b15 ). As sobriquet: Oilill Flann Beg ┐ O. Flann Mór, Cóir Anm. 44 . Failbe Fland .i. Failbe ruad, 295 .

n (b) o, m. blood (poetic word): f.¤ [ainm] d'fuil, Metr. Gl., Ff. 21 . f.¤ .i. fuil, O'Cl. Lec. Gl. 155 ; 341 . Stowe Gl. 370 . is f.¤ tedma tromchatha, LU 8898 ( FB 68 ). Cf. ardrach arbur asa f.¤ , ZCP v 487.1 (B. na f.). ainm fola goirfither de (i.e. he shall be called Flann) ZCP viii 109.21 . bheith na cclainn De ... nach o flannuibh (= ex sanguinibus John i 13 ), Luc. Fid. 239.18 .

(c) As npr. m.: Fland, Ann. Inisf. 13a ; 13b0 . AU 739 . Flann ib. Rawl. 152b10 . gen. Flainn, AU 643 ; 740 . Rawl. 122b12 . Flaind, 154c3 . Ann. Inisf. 13b . dat. mac do Flaund Aed, Rawl. 141b29 . As npr. f.: Flann ingen Dungaile, AU 889 . F.¤ .i. Donnchada, 939 . In LB 11a48 . F.¤ is prescribed as a name to be given in prenatal baptism, being proper to either sex.

Compds. (in poetic style)

(a) ¤bríg ` red power ' Arch. Hib. ii 62 § 51 ( LL 183a43 ). ¤chath bloody battle: flandchath Findabrach, LL 43a24 (= RC xvii 130 ). ¤rúad bloodred: LU 3850 ( SCC 38 ). fri frais flanruad (= flannruaid ?) ferg, LL 146b2 ( PRIA iii 540 ). g s f. fola flannrúaidhe , RC xxix 128.17 . sruthána na fola flannrúaidhi a corpaibh na curadh, CCath. 2001 .

(b) in proper names: Flannabrae ( red-lashed ): Rawl. 153a36 . Flannabra, 152a4 . AU 777 ; 824 . Flannabhra, AFM 823 . Flandabhrae, 876 . ¤abhro, 773 . gen. Flannabrat, Rawl. 153a39 . 159a9 . AU 786 . ¤chad (cf. 1 cath): Rawl. 123c52 . 151b4 . AFM 849 . IGT, Decl. § 110 (gen. ¤chadha and ¤chaidh). gen. ¤chada, Rawl. 123cz . ¤gus: Rawl. 126a52 . 161a10 . ¤ghas, AFM 825 . gen. ¤gusa, Rawl. 161a19 .