1 dánacht

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Forms: dánachta, dánae, dánacht

n ā, f. gen. dánachta; abstract of dánae. Boldness , translating audacia. Opp. édánacht.

I In good sense: doroini do degglóir ┐ do dánacht aiccnid ┐ do sonairte urlabra conar sailset nach smuainedh eccla ina menmain by boldness of nature CCath. 3049 . boldness, confidence : cidh fadera gan dánocht agad im tairisim i nAileach inocht aṁail atá suṁ TF 22. 20 .

II More usually in bad sense: audacity, presumption, wickedness . Often in connection with menmae, dí- or droch-chiall, bocásach, boccacht, díumus. ba dánacht ┐ ba dichiall do Troiannaib athigid ind airir i mbetis, TTr. 800 . as suail narbo nár leis a nderna do dánacht glóir ┐ do boccacht urlabra boldness of talk CCath. 5019 . baoi sidhe acc dénaṁ dánachta deabhtha ┐ diubhraicthe ar Ua Suille- bháin began boldly to attack and fire upon O.S. FM vi 2314. 6 . smuaineadh...air a dhíombhuidheachas ┐ air a dhánacht dhíthchéilligh ag deunaṁ na bpeacaidheadh, Donlevy 280. 9 . is dána me ná an dánacht féin, Amr. Cl. G. 9. 5 . COMPS.: andánacht a strengthened dánacht, mod. andá- nacht, anadánacht. ionnas go dteilgfinn uaim gach andá- nacht┐ gach uabhar croide, Im. Cr. 190. 3 . ná glac áthas no and.¤ , ib. 73 w . lem-dánacht rashness, foolhardiness Dinn. mer-dánacht reckless intrepidity : ar chalmacht ar mire ┐ ar merdánacht, Fianaigecht 70. 2 .

MOD. dánacht boldness, audacity, presumption P. O'C. maille re dánacht with confidence Lhuyd. confidence, boldness, plainness of speech (cf. CCath. 5019 ) Dinneen, who also gives the meaning familiarity with; cf. Eisirt 15. 17 : ag dul i ndánacht air beginning to make bold with him, i.e. growing familiar with him, and Begl.-MacCurt. Engl.-Ir. Dict. (1732) s.v. `bold': doghnídh sé dánacht risna neithibh se dá ndlighthear an fomós is mó he makes bold with these things to which, &c.Cf. andánacht.

2 dánacht

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Forms: dán, diabul-dánachta

n ā, f. from dán. diabul-dánachta diabolic arts : ceithri cathrachai irrabatar og fochlaim ḟesai ┐ eolais ┐ diabuldanachtai RC xii 56 § 2 . Lec. 551 b 32 . il- dánacht many arts : ailsead a nilgníma ┐ a nildanacht, Lec. 539 a 22 . Cf. dánacht poetry, art of poetry HSD. Cf. Rel. Celt. ii 324. 14 .

1 dánad

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u, m. vn. of dánaid.

I A giving, distributing : co tart do Ádam iar sreith fria dánad cach síl sáindleith SR 1922 .

II In grammar dative , a noun governed by the preposition do , one of the 25 `filltigthi': cóic filltigthi .xx. et hi rémim... fo fiur a fothud do fiur a danad ... tre fer a tregdad BB 328 a 20 .

2 dánad

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Forms: danad

v danad = díanad, q.v.

1 Danae

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Forms: Dana

pn Dana = Danoe, q.v.

2 Danae

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, npr. f. D.¤ ingen Cont-Noisech, Lec. 578 a 25 .

†danae

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ind (? corruption of Hebrew dān CMCS lx 20 . Cf. dan dr̄ iudicium CIH ii 629.34 (glossary) . But note: dan et in Gallico et in Hebraeo judicem De nomin. Gallicis 4 ). iudicium: danæ ebraice iudicium ar fofuapuir in danae a comland conrucæ Dia breith etorra, O'Mulc. 294 ; but the passage, which is hardly complete, contains probably danae in the sense `two,' v. dana.

1 dánae

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Forms: dáne, dána, dánai, dánu, dána, dánu, dána, dáine, dánaite, dána, dánae, fíal-dánae, ro-dánae

adj dáne (: áge), dána (: dála SR 6933 ; : Cannána 7343 ); gen. dánai (: lánai); dat. dánu (: consádu), dána. COMP. dánu (: cádu), dána; dáine ( Gadelica i 90. 10 ); dánaite; ní is dána audacior Ir. Gl. 1131 . ADV. co dánae .

I Of living beings or their attributives: stout-hearted, courageous, daring, fearless; emphasized: bold, brave ; the opposite of etánae, uaimnech, immecal, eclach `timid, fearful,' and often synonymous with essamain, trén, calmae, slattrae. It translates Lat. audax, temer, and confidens. Laws and Glosses offer no example.

(a) Iessu Aaron macc Amrai. Dauid in gille dáne (v.l. dána), Thes. ii 301. 1 . Duid dána SR 6933 . dána cen ecla, ib. 7835 . Fergus dánae TBC 2090 Y, ib. 964 . 1084 . 2133 . 2195 . dána cách co hetech every one is bold till he meets with a refusal Tec. Corm. § 31. 19 . dune as dánu corragaib ule a ngiallu LL 184 a 32 . mór ndrong ndhermáir ndána ndiumsach rodechta and hi mbuaili báis, Alex. 129 . mór ndrong ndhánai ndheigḟear ndhánamail ro hellachtai and, ib. 131 . docomraicset co dána dúrcraidech ris, Acall. 1917 . is tu tánic co dána inar crichaib ne PH 3907 . rorad Ísu gné ṅgorta do beth fair...co mbad dánaite tísad diabul dia aimsiugud, ib. 4780 . Of a deer: dobhí an fiadh go beannach borb ag seasaṁ san leirg go dána glic, Oss. vi 20. 13 . Of the countenance: is dana drech Doimine iter ocu erigthi bold is D.'s face Cormac Tr. 61 s.v. duillén . Of the soul: is dána cip indus in ainimm is aimnert ┐ is imecal in cholann PH 3054 . Bold, confident : isat lána do thrócaire in choimded conid aire sin atberat som co dána immalle frisind apstal, &c., ib. 5872 . an tathair neaṁdha do ghuibe ( = ghuidhe) co dana, LFl. 36 a 1. 14 .—Often applied to the martyrs, the brave warriors of Jesus (mílid dánai Ísu, amsáin Ísu). Dionis derb dáne, Fél. Oeng. May 25 . féil mo Dimóc dáni (: láni), ib. Dec. 10 . rons- nádat dond rígu cona ṅdúnud dánu (: consádu), ib. Jan. 23 . co mórsluag ba dánu (: chádu), ib. Mar. 20 . findṡluag Epectiti as dánu, May 23 . Andreas as dánu (: nobágu), Nov. 30 .

(b) abs. n a bold man: isé in dána dichondircil TBC 5417 .

(c) in bad sense: froward, audacious, wicked ; the opposite of `pious.' tusa imorro notpianfaither co sír ar dochathaigis co dána i nagaid in choimded PH 6605 . fer nosairimend co dána ┐ co slattra, ib. 5326 . sínid Iudas a láim forsin méis co dána ┐ co hesamain, ib. 5137 . risan droing úd dobhí coṁdána sin ┐ teampoll...Dé do thruailliu- ghadh, Donlevy xiv 14 .

(d) is dánae leis he dares , translating Lat. audet: cindus is dána leis a athair do rád frisin coimdid intíí ṡáraiges co follus a thimnai PH 7885 . manip dána re nech corp Críst do thaiscid i llestar nglan is córu co mór edánus dia thabairt isin corp nélnide o peccthaib, ib. 5331 . So also Laws v 328. 5 f.b. : munob dana re nechtarde díb, and Lism. L. 4712 : damad dana lat fer dár muinntir do dul i ndeghaidh in fiadha for do chomairci riasin péist [noragad].

II Of actions: showing or requiring courage; daring, brave . trít ragonad Lug...doriṅgni in neṅgnam ṅdána a brave deed of valour LL 27 b 38 . co gnímaib danaib, Ériu v 211. 85 (LL). In a bad sense: urchor dána duaib- seach MR 284. 26 . is dána an nídh fá dtugais láṁ OCT 57. 18 .

III Strong, vehement : fá sin dimdheargadar é go dána they strongly reproached him for it Donlevy 128. 22 .

COMPS. fíal-dánae TBC 2107 . 2110Y. ro-dánae, q.v.

MOD. dána, fear dána a brave (bold) man : dá ṁalluigh- theacht é bíonn sé na ḟear dhána (Kerry). dá ḟaid iseadh is dána the longer the bolder. Begley and MacCurtin Engl.-Ir. Dict. (1732) give: buille dána = buille láidir a bold stroke; dá mbeinn coṁdána ┐ a rádh if I may be so bold as to say. They also give the meaning `audacious,' which is still heard in the south. dána ar familiar with Dinn. ; cf. dánacht, dánaigecht. The dán = dána, mentioned by O'R. and Dinn. hails from Scotch dictionaries.

2 dánae

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n , f, abstr. from dánae? Boldness, audacity : abthain a danai i tairmthecht tar timna nardrach, Laws i 10. 2 .

Dánae

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pn sobriquet: mac Dicolla Danae meic Rónáin, Rawl. 125 a 13 .

danaid

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n = dainit, q.v.