cet(h)nat

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cet(h)nat or dil.ie/8919

Forms: ceathnata, cechnata

n [ā, f.] (1 cit. See Marstrander, ZCP vii 403 - 4 ). sheep : cetnait .i. caora, [ut est] seicib cetnait cuich, O'Dav. 359 . cetnait .i. caora, O'Mulc. 278 . `ceathnaid' cáora, Met. Gl. 12 § 17 . roherbadh do cethnait comhair a tighe techt ina lías, Ériu xiii 27.21 (rocetnaitt, O'Dav. 576 ). ceathair isin ceathnait, O'Don. 658 ( H. 3.17, 489a ). cendtair airdlesa ar uan[aibh] ana / na ro denat cetnata .i. . . . degla a ccaorca do diul, Leb. Gab. 32.4 . gair chetnata, Met. Dinds. iv 368.11 = ceathnata, Acall. 452 = cechnata, SG 104.6 . ce[tnat] cromm, Ériu vii 6.20 . an cheathnad (: bog), Aithd. D. 50.26 . croicenn clum-dub ceatnaiti, MR 186.7 . minda ┐ ceathnata (.i. caoiridh), FM i 414.4 . ag breith . . . a ccethnat cclumhfoto chuca, Hugh Roe² 34.11 .

Compd. dfheólaibh . . . ccethnatmolt ` wethers ', Hugh Roe² 284.15 .