Gnoan

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Forms: Gnoain

o, npr m.: g s. Feis Tighi Gnoain , Anecd. ii 45.3 .

gnóbla

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n one of the twelve landmarks that define a boundary , Laws iv 142.10 Comm. ; ib. y Comm.

1 gnod

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n a point, a tip: gnod .i. a cono (cano , MS) conum est summa pars galeae, O'Mulc. 671 . gno[d] (gno v.l.) is rinn, Met. Gl. 22 § 75 . ? scoiltis a luirg co robadar tri gnuidh do lea[th]-scoilteach les, IT iii 196 § 39.

2 gnod

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n a cup (?): g s. cnó gnae ... lán gnoidh (.i. coidh) dib, O'C. 1009 ( H.3.18, p. 429a ).

3 gnod

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ind adchíat uaidib ... gnodh amal én ṅgel `a shape ,' RC x 80 § 33.

gnóda

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adj (gnóe, Celtica i 322 ) lovely (?): furudran gemm gnóda Gorm. July 26 .

? gnodaig

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ind conid aen indsaig cach glas gnodaig gairg (seems to mean some hurt or blow more serious than a `bánbéim' or `cnocbéim'), Laws iii 536.19 (gl. ... indsaigter in cach gnougadh no in cach fogail donither tre feirg, 538.21 Comm. ).

gnódaigid

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x see gnóaigid.

gnódhachadh

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x see gnóugud.

gnód(h)aige

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x see gnóugud.

gnóe

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Forms: gnáe, gnaí, gnaoi, gnaí

(earlier disyllabic gnoë, Celtica i 322 n. 4 , Im. Brain2 34 § 6 , later: gnó, gnáe, gnaí; Mod. Ir. gnaoi).

adj I io,iā

(a) beautiful, fine, exquisite: gnoe .i. ségda, LU 8905 . gnóe ... cech sēgda, Corm. Y 693 . [g]no[e] .i. airdirc nó aibind, O'Dav. 1023 . gnaoi .i. aoibhinn, O'Cl. i mbith gnóu (gnó, gnoe, gnae, v.ll.) in the beautiful world, Im. Br. i § 51 . i tig Garbhāin bid gnōe, Corm. Y 661 . fo bafis gnae no aibind according to the pleasant or delightful knowledge, Laws iv 18.6 Comm. Cf. iii 24.23 Comm. comal ngnaoi (chev.), TFrag. 48.9 . go mór-ghnaoi, Keat. i 114.23 . Used esp. of rare or exotic objects: cnó gnóe 'tropical drift seed, particularly that of Entada gigas (?)' Bile ós Chrannaibh 211-15 . Included among `gaillite tacair,' Laws v 220.23 Comm. Cf. ib. 406.22 , 25 ; 408.12 . Corm. Y 693 . O'Dav. 539 . fiacail gnaei, Laws v 250.4 (gl. .i. fiacail in mil moir, 14 ); 'ivory tusk of the narwhal (?)' Peritia xii 408 .

(b) illustrious, noteworthy (?): [g]no[e] .i. airdirc, O'Dav. 1023 ; gno .i. airrdric, Lec. Gl. 31 . gnó .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl.

n II ,f. gnaí fem., IGT Decl. §§ 98 , 99 .

(a) beauty, delightfulness; charm (?) : fil fid fo mess i mbí gnóe, Im. Br. i § 42 . tre bithu gnoe `through beautiful ages' (or a p. of adj. ?), § 6 . ro ás gnóe móir in n-ingin, LU 3161 ( RC ii 88.24 ). dá ṡúil in Grégaig co ngnái, Anecd. i 36 § 90 . tria gáine ngnó `through delight of her beauty,' Met. Dinds. iii 8.1 . co sáer- gnó `noble of mien,' 270.18 (but see glossary). co mór- gnaí, iv 1884.42 . fo gnoí (gne, gnai v.ll.) glain, 76.3 . Cuan Baoi ... | fá ghnaoi fhairsing fhíonchabhlaigh. Top. Poems² 1284 . m'eich-si ... is ferrdi a n-gnai, MR 82.12 . na slatuibh uile ar aonghnaoi' scions all alike in grace,' Arch. Hib. i 90 § v . ar ghnaoi ghréasa, Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . chugad ... is breághtha dath agus gnaoi, Oss. iv 24.6 . fer coimhéid do ghnaí Geróid guardian of G.'s charm (?), IGT Decl. ex. 1011 ; 749 . pl. Gormlaith na ngnaí ṅgnáth of the well-known attractions (?), LL 141a39 . In modern poets passes from meaning `beauty of countenance' to `countenance,' see Dinneen s.v. gnaoi .

(b) delight, pleasure: eter gnai ┐ glór is gen, AU ii 520.16 (an. 1365). atā colum ... ālaind | againd ... mōidi ar ngnāi, Arch. iii 242 § 10 . más gnaoi leat d'fhághail if thou desirest to get it, Oss. iv 74.4 . fuair gnaoi ní gnaoi as nar theannta `she hath won love to be relied on,' DDána 99 § 11 . ní dona mnáibh glioca amháin | dobheirim fós grádh nó gnaoi, Dánta Gr. xxxvi 42.

(c) distinction, fame: Mugna moo gnoe .i. moo báiscnib `greatest of all noteworthy things,' Dinds. 34 ( RC xv ). dofhuair gnai ... go mblad, MacCarthy 310 § 4 . mairidh gnaoi an glaicleabair gloin | on Traoi taitnemaigh tredaig (of Alex- ander), ZCP ii 350.29 . roleath a ngnai sund gu sal | fria foglaim gaiscidh, BB 91b32 . téid gnaoi don fhlaith as a los the chief's honour by it is forfeited, A. Ó Dálaigh l 9 . méaraidh a ghlóir is a ghnaoi, Dán Dé xxvi 40 . béim dá ghnaoi `a reproach to his fame,' Content. xxiv 19.

(d) knowledge, information (?): finta dún | ... ol at eōla ecna uill, | ol at cana gnoe grind, LL 7406.

(e) As npr m. Gnoe mac Blai, Rawl. 160a29 . mac Gnai meic Meic Eirc, BB 196c18 .