tón

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tón or dil.ie/41378

Forms: tóin

n ā, f. Also tóin i,f.

(a) hindquarters, podex: tōn a tonitro .i. ōn torainn bīs inti, Corm. Y 1256 . na h-elta nīcos to dīn | snechta find fīr doroich tōin, Four Songs iv 3 . oc im- degail tóne, ZCP xviii 92.14 . ic a toin, 16 . ba menic rota Lūachra Dedad lim-sa foa tóin `under their posteriors,' Sc.M.² § 7 . in gilla ... curthar fircenn a srōna | i fírcend tóna na mnā, ZCP iii 34.23 . co foph a thona, LU 8520 (FB). bara mor in brig sin ... for tuaith ┐ cenel ar thoin mna druithi, TBC² 3600 cf. (c) infra. ? ni ar thoin mna ... gaubus-sa inso, 1616 . as a mbelaib ... as a tonaib, Laws v 108.33 . ní raibh cor a gcois ná a dtóin leis, O'Gr. Cat. 632.35. meadh meanaidh thiar ar a thóin, Irish Review 1912 , 471 § 7 . debide baise fri tóin, IT iii 150 § 28 . Meta- phorical: tir cin toin cin beolu bis itir da ferunn cin conair ` egress ,' Laws iv 158.14 Comm.

(b) bottom: ba usce for tóin créthir, Aisl. MC 73.3 . nir bo leir ar tóin in ballain, Ériu v 116.42 . do rat fer don toraig orchar aithesach do cloich cur ben ar toin an aigin, Ann. Conn. 1406.4 . a thaeb fri toin na gabla, O'Dav. 1204. faoí thóin méise, Hard. ii 330.12 . gabas B. righi ... a ton Sceithia thuascertaig gu tracht mara Caisp ` depths ,' BB 18b32 .

(c) In various phrases: inetet toin a mna tar crich follows his wife, Laws v 516.6 .i. fer teid i lenmain tona a mna tar in crich, 19 Comm. hi toin mna mis-rairleastair, TBC p. 888 n. 5 = a n-diaigh mna, p. 889 n. 2 . do chim ... gur ab ·ian leat dul ar do thōin retreat from your position, Luc. Fid. 227.12 .

(d) g s. as adj. rear: glas fota bís iter chosa cinn ┐ cos[a] tóna, Thr. Ir. Gl. 26.y . in caelan tona rear gut, O'Dav. 1210. don ces tona, Laws ii 232.10 Comm. itir a da cois tona, 240.4 Comm.

Compds. ¤airem rear ploughman (opposed to cennairem): Rimadh in ton-airem tend | Tairle in cendairem coitchend, ITS xxxix 60 § 16 . ¤lesc lazy, sluggish: Aodh buidhi ... ris a raitti an macaomh toinleasc, FM iii 432.x .