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1 dánach adj o-ā.Having arts, professions,&c.; in cpds.:
65 oen - dánach(opp.il-dánach), Laws v 108. 1 .mór-
dánach:a Choran mórchétlaig mórdánaig, Echt. Condla
3 (cf. Wind. Gr. 120 ).il-dánach skilledin variousarts
(cf. illdána YBL 108 a 24 ),adj.andsubst.,samildánach,
q.v.—Cf. Scotchdánach:aithris dhuinne Oiseain dhánaigh
5 Gillies's Gael. Poems 39 .

2 dánach adj o-ā, inleaṁ-dhánach rash,foolhardy Dinn.
Cf. dánae,dánacht.

1 dánacht n ā,f. gen. dánachta; abstract ofdánae.
Boldness , translatingaudacia. Opp.édánacht.
10 IIn good sense:doroini do degglóir ┐ do dánacht
aiccnid ┐ do sonairte urlabra conar sailset nach smuainedh
eccla ina menmain by boldness of nature CCath. 3049 .
boldness,confidence :cidh fadera gan dánocht agad im
tairisim i nAileach inocht aṁail atá suṁ TF 22. 20 .
15 IIMore usually in bad sense: audacity,presumption,
wickedness . Often in connection withmenmae,dí-or
droch-chiall, bocásach, boccacht, díumus. ba dánacht ┐ ba
dichiall do Troiannaib athigid ind airir i mbetis, TTr. 800 .
as suail narbo nár leis a nderna do dánacht glóir ┐ do
20boccacht urlabra boldness of talk CCath. 5019 .baoi sidhe
acc dénaṁ dánachta deabhtha ┐ diubhraicthe ar Ua Suille-
bháin began boldly to attack and fire upon O.S. FM vi 2314.
6 .smuaineadh...air a dhíombhuidheachas ┐ air a dhánacht
dhíthchéilligh ag deunaṁ na bpeacaidheadh, Donlevy 280.
259 .is dána me ná an dánacht féin, Amr. Cl. G. 9. 5 .
COMPS.:andánachta strengtheneddánacht, mod.andá-
nacht, anadánacht. ionnas go dteilgfinn uaim gach andá-
nacht┐ gach uabhar croide, Im. Cr. 190. 3 .ná glac áthas
no and. ¤ , ib. 73 w .lem-dánacht rashness,foolhardiness
30Dinn.mer-dánacht reckless intrepidity :ar chalmacht
ar mire ┐ ar merdánacht, Fianaigecht 70. 2 .
MOD.dánacht boldness,audacity,presumption P. O'C.
maille re dánacht with confidenceLhuyd. confidence,boldness,
plainnessofspeech (cf. CCath. 5019 ) Dinneen, who also
35gives the meaning familiaritywith; cf. Eisirt 15. 17 :ag
dul i ndánacht air beginning to make bold with him,i.e.
growing familiar with him, and Begl.-MacCurt. Engl.-Ir.
Dict.(1732)s.v.`bold':doghnídh sé dánacht risna neithibh
se dá ndlighthear an fomós is mó he makes bold with these
40things to which
,&c.Cf. andánacht.

2 dánacht n ā,f.fromdán.diabul-dánachta diabolic
arts :ceithri cathrachai irrabatar og fochlaim ḟesai ┐ eolais
┐ diabuldanachtai RC xii 56 § 2 . Lec. 551 b 32 .il-
dánacht manyarts :ailsead a nilgníma ┐ a nildanacht,
45 Lec. 539 a 22 .Cf. dánacht poetry,artof poetryHSD.
Cf. Rel. Celt. ii 324. 14 .

1 dánad u,m. vn.ofdánaid. I Agiving,distributing :
co tart do Ádam iar sreith fria dánad cach síl sáindleith SR
1922 . IIIn grammaranoungoverned by the preposition
50 do ,one of the 25 `filltigthi':cóic filltigthi .xx. et hi rémim...
fo fiur a fothud do fiur a danad ... tre fer a tregdad BB
328 a 20 .

2 dánad v danad=díanad,q.v.

1 Danae pn Dana=Danoe,q.v.

55 2 Danae iā,npr. f. D. ¤ ingen Cont-Noisech, Lec. 578
a 25 .

†danae ind iudicium:danæebraice iudiciumar fofuapuir
in danae a comland conrucæ Dia breith etorra, O'Mulc.
294 ; but the passage, which is hardly complete, contains
60probablydanaein the sense `two,'v. dana.

1 dánae, adj dáne(:áge),dána(:dála SR 6933 ;: Cannána
7343 );gen. dánai(:lánai);dat. dánu(:consádu),dána.
COMP.dánu(:cádu),dána;dáine( Gadelica i 90. 10 );
dánaite;ní isdána audacior Ir. Gl. 1131 .ADV. co
65 dánae .
I Of living beings or their attributives:stout-hearted,
courageous,daring,fearless; emphasized:bold,brave ; the
opposite ofetánae,uaimnech,immecal,eclach`timid,
fearful,' and oftensynonymouswithessamain,trén,calmae,
5 slattrae. It translates Lat.audax, temer, andconfidens.
Laws and Glosses offer no example.
(a)Iessu Aaron macc Amrai. Dauid in gille dáne (v.l.
dána), Thes. ii 301. 1 .Duid dána SR 6933 .dána cen
ecla, ib. 7835 .Fergus dánae TBC 2090 Y, ib. 964 . 1084 .
10 2133 . 2195 .dána cách co hetech every one is bold till he
meets with a refusal
Tec. Corm. § 31. 19 .dune as dánu
corragaib ule a ngiallu LL 184 a 32 .mór ndrong ndhermáir
ndána ndiumsach rodechta and hi mbuaili báis, Alex. 129 .
mór ndrong ndhánai ndheigḟear ndhánamail ro hellachtai
15and, ib. 131 .docomraicset co dána dúrcraidech ris, Acall.
1917 .is tu tánic co dána inar crichaib ne PH 3907 .rorad
Ísu gné ṅgorta do beth fair...co mbad dánaite tísad diabul
dia aimsiugud, ib. 4780 .Of a deer:dobhí an fiadh go
beannach borb ag seasaṁ san leirg go dána glic, Oss. vi
2020. 13 .Of the countenance:is dana drech Doimine iter
ocu erigthi bold is D.'s face Cormac Tr. 61 s.v. duillén .
Of the soul:is dána cip indus in ainimm is aimnert ┐ is
imecal in cholann PH 3054 . Bold,confident :isat lána do
thrócaire in choimded conid aire sin atberat som co dána
25immalle frisind apstal,&c., ib. 5872 .an tathair neaṁdha
do ghuibe( =ghuidhe)co dana, LFl. 36 a 1. 14 .—Often
applied to the martyrs, the brave warriors of Jesus (mílid
dánai Ísu,amsáin Ísu).Dionis derb dáne, Fél. Oeng.
May 25 .féil mo Dimóc dáni(:láni), ib. Dec. 10 .rons-
30nádat dond rígu cona ṅdúnud dánu(:consádu), ib. Jan. 23 .
co mórsluag ba dánu(:chádu), ib. Mar. 20 .findṡluag
Epectiti as dánu, May 23 .Andreas as dánu(:nobágu),
Nov. 30 .
(b) abs.n aboldman:isé in dána dichondircil TBC
35 5417 .
(c) in bad sense: froward,audacious,wicked ; the
opposite of `pious.'tusa imorro notpianfaither co sír ar
dochathaigis co dána i nagaid in choimded PH 6605 .fer
nosairimend co dána ┐ co slattra, ib. 5326 .sínid Iudas
40a láim forsin méis co dána ┐ co hesamain, ib. 5137 .risan
droing úd dobhí coṁdána sin ┐ teampoll...Dé do thruailliu-
ghadh, Donlevy xiv 14 .
(d)is dánae leis hedares , translating Lat.audet:cindus
is dána leis a athair do rád frisin coimdid intíí ṡáraiges
45co follus a thimnai PH 7885 .manip dána re nech corp
Críst do thaiscid i llestar nglan is córu co mór edánus dia
thabairt isin corp nélnide o peccthaib, ib. 5331 . So also
Laws v 328. 5 f.b. :munob dana re nechtarde díb, and
Lism. L. 4712 :damad dana lat fer dár muinntir do dul
50i ndeghaidh in fiadha for do chomairci riasin péist [noragad].
IIOf actions: showingorrequiring courage;daring,
brave .trít ragonad Lug...doriṅgni in neṅgnam ṅdána a
brave deedofvalour LL 27 b 38 .co gnímaib danaib,
Ériu v 211. 85 (LL). In a bad sense:urchor dána duaib-
55seach MR 284. 26 .is dána an nídh fá dtugais láṁ OCT
57. 18 .
III Strong,vehement :fá sin dimdheargadar é go dána
they strongly reproached him for it Donlevy 128. 22 .
COMPS.fíal-dánae TBC 2107 . 2110Y.ro-dánae,q.v.
60MOD.dána,fear dána abrave(bold)man :dá ṁalluigh-
theacht é bíonn sé na ḟear dhána(Kerry).dá ḟaid iseadh
is dána the longer the bolder. Begley and MacCurtin
Engl.-Ir. Dict. (1732) give:buille dána=buille láidir a
bold stroke
;dá mbeinn coṁdána ┐ a rádh if I may be so
65bold as to say
. They also give the meaning `audacious,'
which is still heard in the south.dána ar familiar with
Dinn. ;cf. dánacht,dánaigecht. The dán =dána, mentioned
by O'R. and Dinn. hails from Scotch dictionaries.