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úaignech,uaingech adj o-ā (a) lonely,solitary,unfrequented
(of places):adchí uaidhe ... | Eaglais naomhtha i n-áit
uaignigh, A. Ó Dálaigh 1 24 .denadh comnaighi a ninadh
uaingeach, Irish Texts v 48.25 .docuaidh fein a n-inadh
85uaingech, Stair Ercuil 2448 .go n-éirghidís amach ... ar
tholchaibh uaigneacha na tíre, TSh. 6033 . Esp. of the
desert:isin ditrub uaingech sin, D iv 2,72ra1 .re
himel forgaisi uaingidi, 79ra20 .ag siubal ... na nditrebh
n-uaingech, Études Celt. i 87.22 .a n-díthreabhaibh
uaighneacha, ML 64.16 .Ofdwelling-places: aga dícleith
5... i nuarbhothaibh uaiccneacha, FM vi 2260.11 .Some-
times seems to meanprivate,separate: oirecthar ... tech
nóla uaincech (=uaigneach,v.l.uaingneach, CCellaig 326 ),
fá a gcomair, SG 54z .Cf. teagh uaigneach óla i mbaile
Aodha Í Néill, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 32y .is é is caismeart don
10ghasraidh ghuagaigh, | rásaoi each is aitreabh uaigneach,
Keat. Poems 1372 .ruccadh iad i naireccal uaigneach
`into a private apartment,' FM vi 1922z .a n-oireagal
n-uaiccnech, Ériu iv 49 § 2 .a n-erber uaingech`in a
secret bower
,' ZCP vi 27.6 .fuair in n-ingen ... a n-erber
15uaingech a[c] cluichi, Stair Ercuil 517 .Cf. 1168 .So
(of abed): i leabaidh uaingidh (v.l.uaingigh), Fier. 91 .
Hencequiet,tranquil: Compar.:dala imorro in leite
teas do Connachtuib, nir úaignidhe do(i.e.they were in-
vaded) ALC i 280.6 =nirbo ciuine doib ┐ nirbo suaimnige,
20 Ann. Conn. 1225 § 14 .
(b) Of personslonely,reserved(in disposition):stiú-
raidh an phlainéid so ar na daoine críon-aosta, uaigneacha
`lonely,' Corp. Astron. 62 § 2 .uaigneach aignedh Uí
Fhiachrach`reserved,' KMMisc. 246 § 2 .ag sgaoileadh
25aigneadh úaignech, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 260.72 . Rare,
unusual: órthoir uaigneach gach uirsceoil, Arch. Hib.
i 100 § xxii .Cf.under (f) below.
(c)Of way of life: beatha uaignech dithreabhach do
thabairt ar an aigein fhasaigh, BNnÉ i 156 § 4 .
30(d)Of sinssecret: Peacadh uaigneach na Comharsan
d'ḟoillsiughadh, Donlevy 112 .
(e)Of thoughtssecret,private: an té a ḟoillsigheas,
gan Riachtanas, lochta uaigneacha Dhuine eile, Donlevy
108 (glossed:folaighthe nó príobháideacha).ní féidir
35aion-ní [sic] do bheith a bhfolach air, go fiú an smuainidh
is uaignidhe (gl.: folúghthe) a gCroidhe an Duine,ib.
20.12 .
(f)of a tale, knowledge,etc. exceptional,rare,strange:
sgeul uaigneach`an exceptional tale,' O'Gr. Cat. 627.8 .
40 sgéal beag uaigneach uime sin | inneósad`a curious little
story
,' TD 12.5 .ní bhínn fiú an énláoi ré a ais | gan
ghabhlán n-úaigneach n-éolais`some rare branch of know-
ledge
,' Studies 1918, 452.9 .do ghobhlán uaingiuch eólais
`as a rare branch of knowledge,' TD.28.4 .is uaiccnech
45an scel(scribal note), `mystérieuse' RC xiii 2 .comhrádh
uaignioch anaithnid, PCT 972 .
(g) mysterious,remote: (of planets) atá a nádúir chomh
... uaigneach ┐ sin, Corp. Astron. 90.6 .
As pred. of cop.:ba huaigneach leis hí(i.e.the island).
50 SG 87.28 .is uaigneach duit, a phuirt na bpríomh-ḟlaith,
Keat. Poems 1473 .
Superl.:líonmhar do lucht a thighe | an adhaigh as
uaignighe, DDána 85.36 ( Ir. Monthly 1919, 105 ). See also
under (e) above.
55 Adv.: (a)uaigneach a-taoi a theach na mbráthar, Ir.
Monthly 1921, 507.1 ( DDána p. 423 ). Withco:sibhse
go huagnech, IT ii2148.8 .créad é an néall so ... do-bheir
go huaigneach bruach a síth-leacht, Keat. Poems 1576 .
dá acallaim co huaincech`privately,' SG 54.27 (=huaig-
60neach, CCellaig 306 ).anuair bís ac sibul co húaingech
ina thír fein(of a king) privately, alone , Maund. 248 .otcon-
nairc se mac h. C. co huaicnech d'es a muintiri alone ,
Ann. Conn. 1310 § 5 .ní grádh óir ní himshníomh creach
| tug a fhagháil go huaigneach, Studies 1928, 69.15 . (c)do
65chaith sé a bheatha go huaigneach, agus beagnach gan
fhios do'n tsaoghal (of Christ), Donlevy 34.5 . pn
As nickname:Muiredach Uaigneach`the Lonely,' AU
i 192 n. 5 .
Assubst. asolitary: cuiridh Día an t-uaigneach a
70tteaghlach, Ps. lxviii 6 .

úaignes,uainces n u,o,m. úaignes úainghes, IGT,Decl.
§ 38.20 . (a) solitude, state of beingalone :tig siad go maith
le beith 'na mbráithre, do bhrigh gur ionmhain leo an
t-uaigneas, Corp. Astron. 66 § 6 .ni fognunn cuisle andsa
75cas sin ... acht aipsdinens ┐ uaignes, Rosa Angl. 44.22 .
ní hionann is iad ní iarrann uaigneas, Keat. Poems 1454 .
(of Saturn)na daoine ar a stiúrann do chlaonadh chum
... uaignis, ┐ neamhdhúil cuideachtan, Corp. Astron. 62 § 2 .
ríoghradh an uaignis annoimh of the unusual loneliness ,
80 L. Cl. A. Buidhe 114.93 .co ndeachaidh d'íarraidh uaignesa
for Loch Ribh`to seek for solitude,' Mart. Don. July 23 .
d'fhaghail uaingis do denum cradhbaid a cein o chaidribh
na companach, Études Celt. i 88.20 .ar faghail uaingis
dó`when he was left alone,' ZCP vi 279.20 .bid dúlmhar
85san uaigneas, Corp. Astron. 66 § 5 .fuair an dream | brath
ar a bheith i n-uaignios, in solitude, alone , Studies 1928,
69.14 .do chaith seacht mbliaghna ... a nuaigneas o chaid-
reabh daoine, BNnÉ 157 § 6 .Déirdre ..., | ar u. ¤ ag nuall-
ghol ..., Keat. Poems 672 .cf. 848 .
(b) deserted,lonelycondition: (of a dwelling) úaignes a
5toigh ḟinn Ferghail, IGT,Decl. ex. 886 (= 1571 ).ar
uaigneas t'árais má féachtar`thy lonely hall,' DDána 122
.9 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 508 ).Cf. saltair an abadh na hénar
| dob andamh in t-úaigneas, IGT,Decl. ex. 786 .gile na
gile do chonnarc ar slighe i n-uaigneas, E. O'Rahilly iv i ,
10 i n-uaigneas go dtéid dá chaoineadh, `into solitude' [? apart ]
xxxiv 112 .
(c)a lonely place, adesert: na sácramainte is sí an
phroinn, | an chruinne an t-uaigneas áluinn`desert,' DDána
20.27 ( Ir. Monthly 1928, 194 ).san uaigneas soin iar ndul
15duid, DDána 20 ( Ir. Monthly 1928, 193 ).ionann liom gach longphort
lán | is uaigneas d'éis mo chompán, Ir. Review 1913, 594.3 .
a cneas mar sneachta [i] n-úaigneas`untrodden snow,'
Carolan(ITS xvii)214.176 .
(d) desolation,ruin(lit. adesertorwilderness): do bhéura
20mé an tír chum uáignis, Lev. xxvi 32 .
(e)asecret place(of a castle):atpert E. ... co rachadh
fein d'iaraidh uaingis in caislein ina roibhe Aitilas`the
secret place of the castle
,' St. Ercuil 1208 .Cf: a n-uainges
in fasaigh-so bim`in the seclusion,' ZCP vi 36.29 .
25(f) leisure(?)(cf. úain):sāethar īar n-uaignis, ZCP vi
258.27 .
(g)anopportunityorchance (cf. úain):fuair Bibus uainges
on espoc, ┐ roimigh co hincleith asin cathraigh`escaped
the attention of the bishop
,' ZCP vi 295.10 . withAR(FOR)
30or gen.:co fagdaeis ath agus uaicnes ar imthecht a conair
eili uatha sin`to find opportunity,' Celt. Rev. iv 204z (of
a host hemmed in by its enemies).Cf. nach bhfuair Bran
faill iná fíor-uaigneas ar dhul go Diarmuid, Oss. iii 64.28 .
conidh amlaidh-sin fuair S. uainges imthechta`an oppor-
35tunity to escape
,' ZCP vi 292.23 .gan úaingnes iuil oideacht
`without any opportunity of learning instruction,' Rel. Celt.
ii 256.10 .Cf.:ni maith leam gan ūaigneas do bheith
agom ris an mbuidheachas sin ... do athscriobhadh sunn,
F v 4 f. 65 i . (note in the hand of Charles O'Conor, 1781).
40(h) Attrib.gen.:bean do sir ḟear n-úaigneasa | budh bean
ḟir at égmhuissea, IGT,Decl. ex. 1056 .
(i) in phr.:i n-u. ¤ in private oppd. toos aird in
public:
is de sin nach ibhid na Serristinigh fin os aird ...
cidhedh ibhit e a n-uaignius openly ... in private , Maund.
45 128 .
(j)oflying in wait(for):luighid a n-úaignios air a
nanmhannaibh féin, Prov. i 18 .