daingen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. daingen or dil.ie/14232
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: daighion, daingne, daingean, -in, daingin, daingne, daighean

adj o-ā. Phonet. ní daighen (leg. n-i[m]daighen, RC xxxvii 11 ) BB 298 b 10 . 455 a 20 . OCU p. 111 . daighion, 24 P 33, 289.17 (= Forus Foc. 9 ). Cf. also daigniu, LL i 706 .

I Adj. Firm, fast, strong, solid . Synon. dron, LL 311 b 18 . O'Dav. s.v. dron . Opp. édaingen. Rhyming with caingen, Anecd. i 60 st 86 , with aingel, SR 339 . isin dún d.¤ , Ml. 32 a 16 . a dún d.¤ , Fél. Prol. 130 . serc deodae d.¤ , ib. Epil. 210 . But Ep. 342 : adsluindiu do riched | a nderamrae ndaingen contains prob. the subst. rodruitset clocha in dorais fria chéli corba d.¤ doscáilte hé iarum, LB 236 a 28 . forsin leas ní daighen (leg. n-i[m]daighen, RC xxxvii 11 ) BB 298 b 10 (= MacCarthy 130. 3 ). is aire sin derbus Bernard ... na neithed so do beth daingen certain R.I.A. 3 B 22 . rún daingion a firm purpose Donlevy 282. 1 (see ACL ii 56 ). i dtor dhaingean, TSh. 153. 11 . daingean dlúithiadhta, ib. 187. 15 . táim a nacharan daingion na mbliadhanta, Midnight court 310 . co mbeth se daingin agud, RC xix 26 § 19 . speir na nairdrennach nd.¤ of the fixed stars MS. Mat. 657 . Of the weather: d.¤ in bliadain, Rennes MS 121 a 2 (scribal note). nom. acc. pl.: dá lethansciath lándangni, TBC-LL¹ 3611 . daingne (rhyming with caingne) SG 406. 11 . rochuir cruadh ṡnadhmanna coṁdhaingne dosgaoilte uirre féin, Tor. Dh. Oss. iii 94. 23 . hinat daingen isin corp 'a solid place in the body', Ériu lii 176 § 4.6 (= CIH vi 2060.21 ). ní regat cuirp na hesergi tria churpa dlúthi ┐ tria churpa daingne (.i. tria chlochaib ┐ cranna) non penetrabunt dura et impenetrabilia PH 6745 . sála daingiona, Midnight court 576 . COMP. daingniu: as dánu is d. which is noblest and strongest Fél. May 23 . ba daingne ┐ ba duaibsige deired, MR 216. 20 . ZCP i 396. 9 . ADV. in saer doní in durrthech cu dron...nó cu daingin, Laws v 27 (comment.). rocheangail sé go d.¤ dosgaoilte...é, Tor. Dh. Oss. iii 94 . 23 . tabraid druil iarnaigi forru (viz. na doirrsi) co d.¤ , PH 3875 . cretidh co d.¤ , CCath. 5517 . congaib co daiggen cuimnioch hé, Aisl. Tond. iii . do chreideadh óna chroidhe go d.¤ , Donlevy 12. 22 . da ṁaoidheam go daingion le recaireacht éithig, ZCP v 245. 14 (Cúirt).

II Subst. o, n.

(a) a stronghold, fastness, fortress, defence; a strong thing. Synon. dín, Stowe Gl. 71 . carcair priosún daingean, Eg. Gl. 113 . ara ndénta d.¤ namra leis dia chathraig, Ériu ii 22. 15 . corbo léor do dún ┐ do d.¤ TBC-LL¹ 2641 . daingen ┐ istad caithme conaich, D IV 2, 45 a 1 . 14 . nách fuil d.¤ ná dídean eile agna daoinibh, TSh. 61. 1 . a sg. iar ccur na creiche for daingen, AFM iv 828. 7 . g s. rothócbadar inad cathrach ┐ daingin dóib, Aen. 1545 . d s. ina dangon díthogla, LL 163 a 6 . rogab longphort i nimfogus don d.¤ sin, CCath. 3460 . co ndechaid cách díb dia dangiun, TTr. 2198 . plur. daingne: roptis daingne mo daingne, LL 307 b 31 . fri daigniu demni, 7 a 7 . nocur tairmiscset d.¤ in longphuirt iad, CCath. 3063 . radíleg a déntu ┐ a dindgnai ┐ a degdangni, TTr. 558 . co mbrisfed Ísu do daingne siu, PH 3883 . robris a d., ib. 3901 . daingen do daingnib an domain a strong thing CCath. 5249 . daingnecha: a dhaingnecha, AFM iv 854. 14 . dochuadur ara ndaingneachaibh, AU iii 188. 22 . See also daingnech. LOC.—Daingen Philipstown AFM v 1498. 16 . Daingen Bona Cuilinn, ib. ii 1078. 18 . D.¤ Úi Chúis i cCiarraighe Dingle AFM v 1714. 1 . ib. 1734. 16 .—METAPH. tre dhaingen na luirighi, MR 286. 3 . tuc daingean an chreasa dursglaighi an aladh, ib. rob tú mo dídiu rob tú mo daingen, Ériu ii 89. 15 . an eagluis ... ursa ┐ d.¤ na fírinne, Donlevy x 20 .

(b) enclosure, fence . faithche frisi fuirmidhther daingen ma cuaird, Laws i 268. 19 (cf. ib. 302. 33 : gurab daingen in faithe risi fuirmidhther ai). cuiris scén fo buaib...co riacht cach bó díb a dín ┐ a dangen, RC xiii 114. 2 .

(c) a strong body of troops . dochuatur fo énd.¤ , AU iii 544. 13 .

(d) a bond, compact, covenant, espousal, security . tuc an rí in d.¤ sin dó, ZCP vi 98. 18 . tugadur d.¤ brátharda dá céile, ib. 66. 28 . dá tugtha sa do daingin dam nach fellfaidh form, vi 48. 14 . d.¤ fír. ib. iii 530. 16 . tucadar sluaigh an caistial si a ndaingen ┐ a nerrsnadmann, RC x 186. 5 . tucsat Síl Muireghaigh a ndaingen uile ┐ a lugha na tipridís in tigerntus do neoch aile, ALC i 546. 27 . ni ronaisg lugha na d.¤ fair, Hugh Roe 56 . nách bí d.¤ idir iat féin ┐ Dia, TSh. tar éis daingin do thabhairt eidir Muire ┐ Joséph, Matthew i 18 . —pl. fri daingne demne, Lec. 552 a 18 .

COMPS. daingen-chlassach a moat . rangadar muintir Fedlimid tar dúnchladh ┐ tar d.¤-chlasaighan oilen, AFM iii 286. 11 . daingen-dlúthachad act of closing firmly. daingen-gremach: dód lámha d.-a, CF 205 . dunais ṅa dóide d.-a, ib. 968 . d.¤-tócbaim I raise strongly. d.¤-tuairgim I beat strongly. clár-daingen with strong boards: go ccairpibh clárdhaingne cuṁdaighthe, CRR 76. 29 . clogat c. a strong-cased helmet MR xiv 18 . trebardaingen wise and strong, see CCath. gloss. ind.

MOD. daingean, adj. and subst. (gen. -in, pl. daingin and daingne). Pron. daighean U. and Con.