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 .

gnoíech

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adj (gnóe) o,ā comely, charming: ben ghnóiech, Cóir An. § 133 . ingean gnaitheach, BB 18b39 . See also gnóach.

gnoissecda

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adj io,iā Gnossian (i.e. Cretan): boga garb-chuar Gnoisecda, TTebe 2498 .

gnóthaigech

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adj o,ā busy: mar bhí ... gnothuigheach annso ┐ annsúd, 1 Kings xx 40. do bheith gnóaightheach do ghnáth Desid. 5472 .

? gnótho

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ind (the first -o- may be short): Columb Cille | [...] and gnoo | gnótho foraib, Ériu xxvi 81 § 7 .

gnóthugudh

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x see gnóugud.

gnóugud

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n (gnóthugud) u,m.

(a) As vn. of gnóaigid winning, acquiring: espucoid Daire ... arna gnothughudh cuige ... o Roim, AU iii 304.17 . epscopoitte Rátha both do ghnóughadh dochum úi Ghallchobhair, FM iv 846.12 ; cf. 932.6 . an Sir Tómas sin do ghnóughadh na hoiffici cédna baí aicce fein roimhe sin performed the same office, vi 2040.2 . 1 Tim. vi 19 . 1 Cor. ix 20 . an Domhan uile do ghnódhughadh, Donlevy 104.12 . le rún gnódhughadh air (of the Catechism) to benefit by it, 4 . g s. chum gnouighthe glóire ar dtighearna, 2 Thess. ii 14.

(b) business, affair, errand: co ndechar-sa re gnothugudh, ZCP vi 54.24 . gnodugud mo tiagerna, RC xix 136 ( Fier. § 108 ); 258 ( Fier. § 171 ). g s. Luke ii 49 . pl. na gnoaighte ima tancutar the business ..., ZCP iii 546.27 ( BCC § 43 ). arn[a] gnothaidib cuirim libh, RC xix 132 ( Fier. § 102 ). dochúaidh ... lena ghnouighibh fein went about its own busi- ness, BNnÉ 70 § 119 . do ní ... a ghnothuighe ré heólus `he dealeth with knowledge,' Prov. xiii 16 . an té doní gnoth- uidhe Dé go mainneachtnach, Donlevy 432.2 .

(c) work, toil: in sechtmad la deg, is olc gach uile gnodh- achadh do dhenadh ann, C iv 2, 10r10 .

1 gnúis

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Forms: gnúsa, gnuso, gnuissi, gnusi, gnússe, gnuisi, gnúsi, i, gnúiseadh

n i,f. g s. gnúsa, Wb. 15a20 . gnuso, Ml. 47d8 . n p. gnuissi, 32c8 . gnusi, 118d20 . In Mid. Ir. makes g s. gnússe (gnússi): gnuisi, Laws v 228.27 . gnúsi, FA 24 (LB). gnúis (g s. and n p. ¤i; g p. gnúiseadh), IGT Decl. § 14.

(a) face, countenance, disc (of sun or moon): gnúis et láma et cossa, Wb. 12b4 . gl. facies, Ml. 118d20 . na gnuissi (gl. ora), 32c8 . gnúis chorcra, TBC 206 ; 5683 . nā banaiter fergnúsi, FB 29 . i tollaib a n-gnússe, FA 27 . fiad gnuis De, MacCarthy 42.13 . tara ṅgnúissi bána, Fél. Ep. 339 . tōcbam cridi solam súas, | teilgem gnúissi sís, Arch. iii 313 § 19 . glamu gnuisi satirising the face, Laws v 228.27 . fer sochraid cennais ó gnuis, PH 6541 ; 630 . robanaid gnuisi, TTebe 2826 . claochlódh na gnúise (sign of death), TSh. 1609 . pl. loosely used: biáid anim fora gnūisib there will be a blemish on his face (features ?), ZCP x 225 § 2 . By extension: frais ... da reatlannaib dar tondgnuisib (tonngnuis v.l.) in talman over the surface of the earth, Cog. 178.21 . for duni-gnūis in talman, TBC 5975 . i ngnúis into the presence of: oc techt i ng.¤ díabail, FA 20 . ria ndul i ngnuis in Spirta nóib, Hy. v 90 . Isa Crist i ndeachaid gnúis into Whose presence he has gone (of one just dead), RC xxiv 62.1 . gnúis fri (ar, do) gnúis face to face: srotha ... do dechsain g.¤ fri g.¤ friu, CCath. 2542 . FA 12 . atá flaith ... fri gnúis do g.¤ dóib, 5 . acallaim in Choimded g.¤ do g.¤ , RC xii 432 § 35 ; xvii 408.27 (Tig.) = gnuis do gnus, CS 288.27 . Cf. imcaissiu na Trinóite | o gnúis do gnuis, SR 8372 . ar gnúis (nom. prep.) before : aildi géill ... ar gnúis ríg, Fél. Jan. 9 ; Ep. 398 . ba hinis na nGoedel adcidh ar a gnuis, Arch. iii 12.2 . orchra gréine for do ghnúis ... before thee, Ériu viii 135.1 . re ngnúis in front of: romebdatar secht catha rīana gnūis īarna ēcaib, Otia ii 88.2 . Common in later poetry by synecdoche for the person: mucean fre cach ndaim no re cach ngnuis, Laws v 76.x Comm. don ghnúis fáoilidh, nar ér dáimh, BNnÉ 287.9 . ar apa a ndernais de drúis | espach athis dod' gnúis glain, Ériu vii 223 § 35 . d'fhiafraidh ... don ghnúis ghloin ... from the fair-faced (maiden), Oss. vi 4.23 . guidhis an bhféata ... mar bhainchéile dá ghnúis ghloin `prayed that the lovely one might be a mate for his own bright figure,' TD 1.24 . gnúis mhórdha is céimleasg i gcath, 26.25 .

(b) aspect, kind, form, species: gl. species, Sg. 3a11 . Cf. 154a2 (= specierum). is saingnúis duitso it is a special form, 208b5 . cisi gnuis di gnúsib na canone ? to which kind of the kinds of the canon ?, Hib. Min. 76 ; 78 . tresin ngnuis cenelaich as [s]inechtoche `through the general figure sinecdoche,' 132 . da cenélach .lxx. di gnusib retlann, Ériu ii 132 § 107 . gnúis a aighthe agus a éadain the appearance of his face, Atlantis iv 162.15 .

(c) In prosody: gnuisi díten (grammatical) forms which may be used in verse to obviate faults of metre. They are twelve in number and are enumerated, Auraic. 1978 . sceith ocus gnuisi glana | aincit lochta linmara, 1966 . Cf. 1974 .

(d) Meaning doubtful: arannaisc a chētgnúis `his first presence (?) betrothed him,' RC xxvi 32 § 144.

Compds. ¤airmitiu honour, respect , Lib. Hymn. i 46.15 . ¤álainn (of the sun), ZCP vi 59.8 . ¤derge ruddiness of countenance , MR 118.2 . ¤détla, TD 8.19 . ¤dorrda surly- visaged , FM vi 2256.w . Hugh Roe 194 (f. 51b) . ¤fhergach, TBC 1741 (St.). ¤fhilledh turning the countenance, TSh. 2004 ; 2025 . ¤garb: nathair ... gnuisgarb, TTebe 495 . ¤imdercad blushing , FM v 1824.12 . ¤lethan broad-visaged , MR 184.21 . ¤liath ashen-faced , MR 182.10 . ¤mer wild- visaged , Cog. 114.24 . ¤nárach, Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35 . ¤ṡolus disk-brilliancy: ré ná grian ní gnúissholus, Misc. Celt. Soc. 330.y . ¤uathmhar fearful-visaged , ML 118.32 .

2 gnúis

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n `a notch, fissure, chink; a frown, crease or wrinkle in the forehead ,' P. O'C.

gnúisid

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v (gnús) creaks, rattles: ni rognuisistar ┐ ni ro gesistar roth nó fonnud ... in charpait, TBC 772.

gnús

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n o,m. some kind of inarticulate utterance; a grunt, a whinny (?): pl. do léig trí ghnúis as ós árd (of a horse), Oss. iv 244.24 .