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Forms: ordnaid, oirndhid

v i. and ordnaid ā. (Lat. ordinare but see Peritia viii 109 n. 11 ): both forms appear in Glosses, the latter (perh. the older) only in 3 s. pret. ru-dan- ordan, Wb. 33c5 ; ro hortan, Ml. 107b2 . In late Mid.Ir. and Mod.Ir. the stem oirn- is frequent.

(a) in general sense appoints, ordains : ni oirdnimm, gl. abrogo, Sg. 22b2 . ro oirdned, gl. [in imperium] subrogatus est, Ml. 14a3 . doini nodn-oirdnet men ordain him, Wb. 33c1 . Generally of appointing some one to an office or dignity; freq. of ecclesiastics, though prob. not in the technical sense of conferring orders. As depon.: is tuath oirdnither rii, ni ríg oirdnither tuaith `it is the people that ordain the king', Laws iv 332.7 Comm. is e [in flaith] uirdnes na hollamna filed, v 12.23 Comm. ní rí Caisil curo n-orddnea comarba Patraic no one is king of C. until P.'s successor installs him, Trip. 196.14 . cipe imresnaiges dona rígu . . . imresnaigid do Día ros-ordne iat, PH 4075 (pret.). ro ordnestar Dia co mba rí ┐ co mba fāith, BColm. 2.6 . ra ḟordnestar [Priaim] Alaxandir forru i n-ardtaísigecht, LL 230b14 ( TTr. 983 ). ro hoirdned i righi leo he, Marco P. § 29. ro ordned Césair a ndictatóirecht la Romanchu, CCath. 150. do hoirneadh 'n-a Rígh Féinnidh é, Keat. ii 5153. ra horned T. in n-inad Ampiarauis, TTebe 3011 . Of clerics: ro ordne [Pátraic] Ailbi uasalsacart, Lat. Lives 23.13 . ro oirdnestar escopu ┐ sacairt, PH 2524. conid e epscop insin cita-ruoirtned la Laigniu, Thes. ii 241.16 . ( Ardm. 18a1 ). gur hoirneadh é 'na easpag, Arch. Hib. i 91 § xiv.

(b) arranges, orders, fixes : Ere oll oirdnit Gaoidil `which the Gaedhil order' (?), Leb. Gab.(i) i 92.18 (= ordnit, LL 6b32 , oirndhid, BB 28a46 ), glossed: ina n-oirdnighther Gaoidhil. Ailfrid righ ro ordneadh reacht ┐ féneachus na Saxon, AFM i 560.17 .

(c) dignifies, exalts, honours : ni a doenacht fesine rudan- ordan (gl. Christus non semet ipsum clarificavit), Wb. 33c5 . ro hicad Cathal . . . occus ro hordned Mac Conglinne, MacCongl. 129.16 , cf. 111.13 - 16 .

(d) in Mod.Ir. oirnid = adorns: oirn é `deck, adorn him', Eg. Gl. 506. neithe oirneas an arsaidheacht, TSh. 8537.