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oirdnide

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oirdnide or dil.ie/33712
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: oirdnidiu, oirdnithi

adj io,iā. (< oirdnithe, part. of oirdnid) d s m. oirdnidiu, Ml. 48b8 , g s m. oirdnithi, Wb. 1b14 .

(a) in strict sense ordained , appointed and so used in Glosses: oirdnide , gl. unctus [in regem], Ml. 40a1 ; gl. christum (of Hezekiah), 43c10 , cf. 48b8 . Hence used of Deity: oipred fir oirdnithi, Wb. 1b14 (`a supreme being, lit. one ordained', Thes.). persan oirdnithe, 29d28 . stúag dermar . . . os chind ind ordnide ina chathaír rígda, FA 8 = in ordnigi, LB. is ar fírinne in ríg Dauida ro chomarleicc in Coimdid lochairnd ríg ┐ ordnige airegda dia síl-som a lamp of kings and supreme ordained one (of Christ), PH 4250 (`the supreme ordination', tr.).

(b) hence in wider sense distinguished, eminent; cf. dorairn- gred . . . rombad ordnide a chland (= promissio facta est . . . ut heres mundi esset), Wb. 2c12 (perh. = chosen). atrubairt no beitís orddnidiu [oirdnide , Eg.] laech ┐ clériuch dííb that there would be distinguished men, lay and cleric, among them, Trip. 194.10 = ordnide (.i. uaisle no imad) laech ┐ cleirech, ACL iii 26.11 , but oirdnide (leg. oirdnidi?) seems an adj., laech ┐ clériuch being gen.pl.; cf. Trip. 182.18 . a rí urdnide Ulad! TFerbe 144 . na hairdríg oirmitnecha oirdnige, Alex. 342 , a chlerig urddniti áin!, LL 308a49 . eccnaidh uasal oirdnidhe, AFM i 504.5 . Eithne oirdnidhe, LL 386b7 . gein ordnige, LB 240a36 (gl. gein n-án, ACC 127 ). mac Zebedei . . . braithir uirdnidi Eoin, Ériu iii 196 § 16. superl. is é rí as ānem ┐ as ordnidem . . . thánic i ndomon, BDD 102. As pn sobriquet: Aed Orddniti, LL 140b26 . Aedh Oirndnide, MacCarthy 404.10 ( BB 49a42 ). Aodh Oirndighe, Keat. iii 2419. Of things magnificent, honourable, etc.: is urdnidi ┐ is rígda in tuarasc- bail, LL 267b1 = MU 36.17 . fond n-orddnide, LL 28b3 . dun mind ōir uirdnide, Fen. 154.23 . airecht uirdnidhe, is a suide bit fechemain ┐ aighnedha oc idhnaidhe brethi, ZCP xii 359.22 (techn. name for a certain court or assembly) but see Peritia v 94 . i cúimrigib ordnige in honourable captivity, Alex. 400 (possibly an abstr. noun, cf. PH 4250 quoted above).