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teinne

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n , f. (1 tend) strength, severity, rigour, violence: co tailci .i. co treisi nó co calmatus nó co t.¤ , O'Dav. 1574 = teindius, Fél.² xcvii June 7 . allus tiug ar toind cen tinne | a broinn beinde bille, Corm. Y 179 . tuinde tuille truime tinde, IT iii 101.25 . ferr teinni na timmi, TBC-LL¹ 3280 . tinni na trénfher, TTr. 1292 . fo thinniu (? leg. thinne, : linne) throch `in pangs of suffering,' Metr. Dinds. iv 94.38 . cert cen tinne right without might, ZCP viii 196 § 14 . ar tenne a neirt, CCath. 74 . ba he tresi ┐ tenni roimir cach bar a cheli, TTebe 3245 . ba tenne dha dhamh n-dileann (of a fight), ITS v 176.z . re t.¤ na testa ┐ na tuaruscbala (of a description of the strength of the enemy), MR 188.z . a teinde rachus Patruic ar son fer nErinn a lo an bratha how strongly P. will plead for the men of Ireland, BCC 114.8 . Of severity of rule, laws, etc.: ar tinne ... na smachtcána sída bói occo, CCath. 484 . robói ... do thenne a thabaig so severely did he exact tribute, ZCP xiii 196.14 . Cf. cléirchín fris' tarlais tinne `to whom thou hast shewn stiffness,' ZCP iii 208.16 = SG 398.12 . Note also: tinne .i. cuileann tria na ro-thenne .i. ar is cuileann in tres fidh roith in carbaít, Auraic. 1181 v.l. Gramm. of the liquids: ruis gan t.¤ an r which is not `strong,' Éigse iii 38 § 6 . Cf. § 10 and 1 tend (c).