delgánach

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adj o, ā. (delgán) prickly, stinging, sharp: risin dírim ndlúith ndelgánaig, LL 238a24 ( TTr. 576 ).

Delge

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Forms: Delcce

n.loc.? Cf. Delcce, Hog. Onom. ticfa ri for delgi | tor fergi, YBL 191a47 .

Delginis

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Forms: Delginsi, nDelggenis, Dheilccinis

ī,f. n.loc. of Dalkey Island, Co. Dublin , gen. cumtach Delginsi Cualand, LL 15a6 . a muir Delginnsi, CS 939 . dat. i nDelggenis Cualann, AU 732 . o Dheilccinis , Gorm. Dec. 6 . See Hog. Onom. s.v. deilginis.

? delgna

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ind fuair i sain-d.¤ rosná | nói mbain-delba dluth-chóema, Met. Dinds. ii 28 .

1 delgnach

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adj o, ā. (delga) thorny, prickly, spiky, bristly: draigin drissi delgnacha, LL 118a15 ( Ériu vii 2 ). na herpli delgnacha sin those spiky tails, Aisl. Tund. 104 . na herbuill dealgnoidhi, 130 . As epithet of a shield, on the face of which the heads of the rivets form knobs or spiky prominences: sgeth donna delgnacha ina lamaib, TBC 5480 . bopulsciath (i.e. buaball- scíath) dub d.¤ cona deich findbolggaib fichet findruine, LL 189a59 . Cf. deilgthech.

As subst. d.¤ gúalann collar-bone(?), Laws v 354.5 . saldealg- nach, 6 . Cf. delga (b).

2 delgnach

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adj o, ā. distinguished (?): Aedamnair d.¤ trén trebur, LL 139b38 ( RC xlvii 305 ). Cf. 1 delgnaid.

delgnachán

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n (1 delgnach): a dhroighnéin, a dhealgnacháin thou little thorny one, Buile S. 64 .

1 delgnaid

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adj distinguished, conspicuous, clear (?): ór d.¤ , SR 4211 . d.¤ cruth, 4331 . d.¤ do cach intliuchtach, 3338 . See 1 delgnaide.

2 delgnaid

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v distinguishes, points out (?): rorannad . . . feib rodelgnaisset auctair, SR 174 . With FRI: rodelgnad fri cach duil, 1791 .

1 delgnaide

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adj io,iā distinguished, conspicuous, remarkable (?): Aed oll . . . in deil d.¤ , Thes. ii 295.2 . dóini delgnaidi, IT i 133. 4 . mo drái dealgnaigi, MR 58 . cach duil d.¤ , SR 8153 . dīn ar tróge d.¤ , 8279 .

2 delgnaide

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n [,f.] distinction, remarkableness (?): ropu mór a delgnaidhe, ZCP iii 460 n. 2 .