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1 gnó , gnáe

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n (? 2 gnó, Celtica i 322 n. 6 ) mockery, sport, pleasantry: gnó .i. cuidbed, Corm. Y 693 . gno .i. cuidbedh, O'Dav. 1028 . gnó .i. fochuidbeadh no magadh, O'Cl. car .i. brisc ... gno car cnam marbda `a dead bone is a brittle mockery,' O'Dav. 406 ; 1028 . roscendaig Conaire do Coincaulainn ar gnoe `bought them ... for sport,' RC xxii 304.17 ( BDD § 131 ). nech condaruice ar gnae (of two imbeciles) who united them [in wedlock] for sport, Laws ii 406.21 : gl. ar gnae focuitbidh, 28 . ? To this: doclos tre dhiumus mo gnaoi (gnaidh, gnái v.ll.) | is Iúdus Scarioth me `my mockery through pride was heard,' BNnÉ 102.9 .

2 gnó

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n m. business, matter, concern: gnó garb, Metr. Dinds. iv 70.19 nírbo gnó do gail, `it was no occasion for valour,' 130.87 . gunó (= gnó) Góidrisce (prov.) a profitless venture (see Góidrisc), Ó Bruad. iii 72 § 12 . tri imurcraid deithnis do gnoithib deithnisacha, Irish Texts v 60.26 . As quasi vn. gabsat oc gnó , RC xliii 86 § 87.

Compd. ? ¤theiched: nírbo greimm in gnó-theichid `unavailing was his active flight,' Metr. Dinds. iv 88.20 .

3 gnó

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adj illustrious , see gnóe.