én-

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pref.: see oín.

Én

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Forms: Oen

npr., m. (1 én ?): Én mac Māgach TBC 168 (= TBC² 4 ). Én ara Conaill 5862 = Oen TBC² 3525 .

1 ena

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n ena a uino eno [οἶνῳ] enim graece. uinum... ruiced for cech lestra i mbi lind messc condat ena dicuntur , O'Mulc. 402 . Stokes takes this as pl. of ian, q.v.

? 2 ena

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ind immon eclais n-ena n-aird (of the Tabernacle) SR 4431 . Cf. láthar nena, Met. Dinds. ii 2.12 . comul n-ena iii 142.3 . Eocho ocus Eblend ena, Met. Dinds. iv 64.77 . na reimenda, reim n-eana | is na duili deigh- ḟeadha BB 17 b7 , here the n- may be the initial, cf. Corm. Y 997 .

enach

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n o, s, n., later m. (en)

I

(a) moor, swamp, bog, fen (`Eanach i.e. a boggy land, now Annagh' O'Don. FM v 1416 , note on Caisléan Eanaigh): cf. enach arindi bite eoin ann (cf. c below), O'Mulc. 401 . co Meidb hi mBelach na Fert | tuctha ar enach i n-oénḟecht (of hunted pigs; possibly they were ensnared, driven together), Met. Dinds. iii 384.32 . ós áth cach enaig `above every marsh- ford' 428.43 . Cf. do gab cochull cend n-enaig..., siat srotha elta enaig, Acall. 2414 - 6 . mo shnáthad...dorigned d'ór in enaig `of the eanach's gold' SG 248y (of gold found in a bog i.e. goblin gold ?). Freq. in place-names: Ėanach nDuban, Hy Fiachr. 282 . See Onom. Later anach: mor sreath agus anach | tar ar lingis léim (of a stag), Celt. Rev. x 135.28 .

(b) a narrow way or passage; a place fit for an ambush: `a snare, a dangerous pass' P. O'C. lingid an t-eanach tríotha dá n-aimhdheóin forces the pass through them (of a lion at bay before its hunters) TSh. 2610 . in gach enach erdhalta, in gach séd ┐ in gach sligidh, Hugh Roe² 14 z (f. 8b) . rosuidhighit isin enach indill erdhalta in roba derbh leo M. do thochur ina ccenn, Hugh Roe, 226.5 (f. 60 a) . dul...inn eanach iomchumhang ┐ ind indtiuch indill for ciund Uí Dhomhnaill 304.7 (f. 79 b) . rochruinnighsiot for a chionn i n-enach iomchumhang erdhalta `a certain narrow pass' FM v 1824x . vi 1882. 10 . iarna suidhiucchadh for na henaighibh erdhalta an robadh dóigh leó iadsomh do rochtain dia saighidh 2064.1 . roordaigh forairedha for enaighibh erdhalta ┐ for bernadhaibh baoghail, Hugh Roe, 286 (f. 75 b) . ionn- soigid bar n-ionadha catha ┐ bar n-enach erdalta (directions to troops before battle) ZCP xiv 250.16 .

Metaph.: gurbo henach ┐ essrus gabhála eitir cenél Conuill ┐ Eoghain an coblach do thochar go Loch Feabhail that the fleet...would be a pass..., Hugh Roe, 236.13 (f. 63 a) .

(c) hence a snare, trap (see P. O'C. quoted above): ro chóirgetar a n-enaighi ṡealga ar fairsingib ┐ ar forréitib na ferand, Fianaig. 64.10 .

II hunting, fowling; game (cf. I (c)): donidis fiadach ┐ enach ┐ iascach, Dinds. 134 . issed arfurad Cu Chulaind, iascach ┐ enach ┐ osḟeóil for Tain bo Cualnge TBC 1955 . Here, perhaps: Druim n-énaig... | d'énach Find is na Féinne, Acall. 1846 , where the mark of length may be an error. Cf. atá Both Árd gan fiadh gan iascach gan eanadh, Ó Bruad. i 170 z (: aiteas).

1 énach

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adj o-ā (1 én) pertaining to birds; haunted by birds: a thir férach féig, | a iath n-énach n-indsech n-úag `virgin mead of birds and islands' Met. Dinds. ii 10.8 . less n-ēnach n-ailēnach | less férach fidhānach IT iii 92 § 135 . co hEalpa n-énaig, Hy Fiachr. 182.15 .

2 énach

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n m. (earlier n.?) (1 én) collect. birds: énach ┐ ethaidedha an aeieoir BCC § 47 . ni raibe eiteóga mar énach orra § 274 . failenda ┐ énach Locha Febuil 192 . do bi cumha ar énuch ┐ ar ainmindte eccíallaidhe ib. biathaid d'fuil in t-énach-sain that brood (of the pelican) Ó Heódhusa, O'Gr. Cat. 461.17 . a dtuil tré thélach a chnis | dá énach as luib leighis 461.19 .

enadbul

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x see 1 én, compds.

énadóir

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Forms: éunadóir

n i, m. fowler: éunadóir, synon. of stalcaire (= fowler Prov. vi 5 ), Kirk = Eg. Gl. 553 .

enag

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n a washing vessel (?): enag .i. ian nige, O'Mulc. 402 .

? enaid

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v (in bérla na filed) shows, makes known: fut. s. 1 ēccusc an scāil enfat hi (.i. faillseochat) I will describe the appearance of the man ZCP v 484.1 = eccosg in sgáil eanfad i (.i. foillseochad) ZCP iii 378.13 . cf. énde.