2 ecna(e)

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Forms: ecnu

adj manifest, clear, visible: ní ecne dúnn (gl. per fidem ambulamus et non per speciem; `it is not know- ledge to us', Thes., but the meaning seems to be it is not known or manifest, visible, to us) Wb 15c18 . d s. ecnu (gl. scitā [figurā]) Ml 129d1 . nir faei i tig as mbi eggna suillsi tenead immach...┐ i mbi ecnai dammuig visible YBL 92a50 = BDD 16 . LU 99a33 . is ecna in mír sin doberat inna mbéolo co teit sech a n-imlind sís BDD 94 . búi dia domne co narbo hecno don anuim a ḟorcend, Aisl. Tund. 97.22 . conadcorastar i ṅgen ṅgaire acht naptar ecnái a scaim RC xiii 438.12 = LL 288b18 . ecna do thír ocus muir, Met. Dinds. iv 306.38 . Cf. andath .i. dub, ut est fri hoile ecnam andath doberar, O'Dav. 52 , which may be an ex. of the superl. ecna .i. follus, O'Dav. 785 , seems from what follows to be a mistake for ecnach.

écna

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n eating, consuming? écna .i. caitheamh; báoi an giolla ag écna a choda .i. ag caitheamh, etc., O'Cl.

1 ecnach

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adj (1 ecnae) wise, learned: egnach ó Fherna (of Maedóc) BNnÉ 252 § 207 v.l.

2 ecnach

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adj o-ā (2 ecnae? quantity of initial uncertain) clear, visible: is ecnach .i. is follus, H. 3.18. p. 532 . H 4. 22, 616 . ecna .i. follus ut est ┐ ni naisgther side fuirre co[r] ecnach a mialtar .i. gurub follus `this is not fastened upon her until her misfosterage is manifest' O'Dav. 785 . hi tig as fa forréil soillsi...┐ imbi ecnach do maig RC xxii 392. 2 ( BDD 16 Eg.). ecnach nem ┐ grian fo gabal sky and sun were visible between his legs Ériu iv 138.26 . comtar ecnáig a thruim ┐ a glainene his liver and...were visible RC xiv 404.3 ( LL 108a ). TBC² 1943 . ba hécnach doip otā sin clogais ┐ ballaidhi na Romha they could see the belfries and walls Fl. Earls 168.1 . is follus ┐ is ecnach dona huile dhaoinibh pictuir ┐ fidhair ghnuissi an Tigerna 214 y . mairidh aniu...go hécnach dona huilibh 200.14 .

écnach

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x see écndach.

? écnacht

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n luin ic ecnacht, Ériu vii 411 (v.l. luind cendach, 197z ), apparently corrupt. For écndach ZCP xx 481 .

écnad?

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n co faca fis...co tart Adomnan chuige dia hécnadh do `to explain ' Fen. 216.2 . Cf. 2 ecna(e), and 2 ecnaigid.

ecnaid

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adj i wise, learned , as subst. a sage, scholar: is ferr in t-og eccnaidh nā in sen borb anecna = melior est puer sapiens quam senex stultus Laws iv 378.2 . eter ecnaidib ┐ anecnaidib, Thurn., Zu Ir. Hss. u. Litt. i 18 . sean cach ecnaid, Arch. iii 228.82 . banscál ecnaid (: frecraib) SR 6961 (= mulier sapiens). ecnaid no drui 3231 . ro tinoiled a dhrúide ┐ a ecnaide PH 378 . ecnaid cráibthech dot airli, Ériu i 197.10 . fo reir... anmcharat ecnaid, Cáin Ad. § 34 . saethar ecnada 'na gin, saethar buirb 'na laim the scholar labors with his mouth, the churl with his hand Arch iii 314.27 . somilis fiad borbaib, sérb fiad ecnaidib PH 4662 . amal atberait ind ecnaid 7742 . fria suidib fria ecnadeib SR 3236 . (v p.) a sruthi uaisle ecnaide PH 19 . don aos eagnoidh ealadhna, Studies 1919, 440 . Luc. Fid. 390.13 . lasna hecnadaibh eolchu, Auraic. 2335 = lasna hegnadu eolcha 47 . in rig- ecnaid (Solomon) PH 4060 . do Adamnán...do ard-ecnaid iarthair domain LU 27a31 = FA 3 . Domhnall Ua M., aird-eccnaidh Laighean FM ii 1026.4 . in bocht eccnaidh 'the poor sage' Ériu xix 8 § 11 . a tabairt don bocht ecnaid 'give them to the poor sage' v 22 .

Cf. ind écnaide: etlaide (éttlaide) SR 8181.8389 .

Compar.: cona boi remut rig bus ecnaide ┐ bus eolchu indai PH 3969 . eaccnaide Lism. L. 1088 . conid tre- bairiu ┐ conid ecnaidiu more prudent and wiser RC xxv 244 . 3. cenn caich...besid n-uaisliu, besid trebaire, besid n-ecnuigiu each one's chief is...one who is nobler, more prudent, wiser than he Laws ii 278.23 ( ZCP xiv 369 ). As superl.: is é Solam ba hecnaide do doinib domain PH 3953 . do bhí C. ar na ríoghaibh is eagnaidhe do ghabh Éirinn, Keat. ii 4735 . See 2 ecnaide.

1 ecnaide

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n wisdom: t'indracus ┐ t'ógi ┐ t'ecnaide, Aisl. MC 105.28 . Possibly for ecnaige, abstr. of 1 ecnach.

2 ecnaide

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adj wise, learned ; n a sage, scholar = ecnaid (fr. wh. in pl. it is not distinguishable), q.v.: amhail adeir an Gréigeach philosophos .i. grádhuightheoir na heagna ré duine eagnaidhe, Keat. ii 159 . duine eagnuidhe cráibh- theach iii 2624 . duine uasal óg eagnuidhe 3269 . fear dhíobh 'na amadán ┐ fear oile eagnaidhe, TSh. 9614 . idir doctúiribh eagnaidhe na heagailse 5005 . dogheibh croidhe an duine eagnuidhe éolus, Prov. xviii 15 . gliocas an eagnuidhe xiv 8 .

ecnaidech

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adj o-ā wise, learned ; n a wise man, a scholar: bídh an t-eagnuidheach ag tabhairt fhoircheadail ┐ foghluma uaidh, Eochairsgiath 58.30 . ná bíodh an t-eagnaidheach glórmhar as a eagna = sapiens TSh. 3505 . g p. Fleadh na nEagnaidheach the Banquet of the Wise Men (title of Plutarch's treatise) 277 .