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1 gnía

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n d, m. sister's son : gnía .i. mac seathar, O'Cl. Mugna moo gnía .i. mo macaib sethar quia fit gnia mac sethar, Dinds. § 34 . Mugna, mo gnia feda féil `M. my sister's son of the glorious wood,' Metr. Dinds. iii 144.1 . ag mal Múscraoidh bheith na ghnia, Ó Bruad. iii 208 § xxiii . Cf. 2 nia, niae, of which this appears to be a by-form influenced perhaps by 3 gnía , q.v.

2 gnía

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n d, m. a warrior, a champion : n s. gnio nīthach Nad-Buidb `ein streitbarer Kämpe war N.,' Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 18 § 21 , where Meyer would emend to nio. ba gialltach gnía , LU 4283 = LL 145b24 ( K. Sächs. Gesell. Ber., 1884, p. 194 ; SG 84.19 .). am gnia , IT i 142.2 . d s. tressiu cach gniaid, LU 10265 . n p. is mōr tria gaile glīäid gegnatar ann tria (leg. trí ?) gnīäid, ZCP viii 119 § 36 . gnía .i. bile, O'Cl. Cf. ┐ nía of which this appears to be a by-form.

3 gnía

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n d, m. a worker, a servant: gnia (MS gnai) .i. mog, Lec. Gl. 73 . gnia nó gnīm, O'Mulc. 658 . gnía .i. reachtaire no fear foghainte, O'Cl. gníadh .i. foghantaidh, ib. Cf. fergnia, Sg. 52a10 (gl. uirago). fergnia, O'Dav. 1536 . fergnío, Laws iv 338.15 . uais gnia , Laws i 182.32 (in etym. gl.). Fintech ... gnīad maic S., O'Mulc. 541 . g s. im chaire tigi gniad, Laws i 124.4 (glossed fir gnimaig ... .i. in briugudh, 134.1 Comm. ). im lomuin (sic leg.) tige gniad, Laws i 124.15 . (glossed ... .i. in briugaid, 140.5 Comm. ). a s. asbert fri gniad (sic MSS) Milcon (of Patrick), Hy. ii 7 . Cf. Trip. ii 404.16 . eter ríg nAnand ┐ a gníed, LU 10250 . a p. lasna gniadu (gl. operarios), Ml. 135d9 . amal bid inna gniadu (gl. tanquam operarii), 136a1 . gnía légend a student (B. na F.): treis gnía lēighind three students, ACL iii 310.20 .

Cf. gnía .i. reachtaire, O'Cl. As npr m. Gnia (Gniadh, BB) m. Tigernaig, ZCP viii 297.23 .