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sennath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sennath or dil.ie/37162

Forms: sennaid

n (1 sen+nath), later also sennaid. Name of a kind of metre; an old poem; a record: is hī . . . foglaim na dechmaide bliadna .i. xl s.¤ , IT iii 54 § 99 . fochairich na hécse | ┐ senatha síth sám, 64.16 . is don Lugaid-so asrubrad hi sennathib `in ancient poems', Fianaig. 30.21 . for cubhus cāich léghfas lēir | ┐ fēgfas senadh sīr (formula introducing request of scribe to reader), ZCP vi 268.y . breath na leabhar is lé atám | is é an seanadh hé más ḟíor `they are supposed to be the old tradition', Aithd. D. 17.2 . ? To this: dot fhóir ní seanaid (seannaid, v.l.) nach síor | um chóir dá leanaid láindíol `thy people's record ne'er shall fail', Ó Bruad. ii 144 § v . dom chabhairse triall dá n-iarra céim gan ghuth | ní seanaid (seannaid, v.l.) ar iarraidh riamh a Réamoinn duit, § vi .