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Cite this: eDIL s.v. srón or dil.ie/38834

n ā,f., IGT Decl. § 149 (149.22) .

(a) nostril, in dual nose: s.¤ gl. naris, Ir. Gl. 1039 . doinfeith tinith oa gin, o[a] sronaibh, Trip.² 222 . durébbrenset a dí sróin for[s]in sét, 1684 . robé bolltanugud in spirta nōib isna srōnaib-sea, Arch. iii 232.26 . gatair a súile assa cind ┐ a sróna, Ériu v 209.24 . co nditned a srona ┐ a beolu `so that it protected his nostrils and his lips', CCath. 5265 . a srónu ┐ a belu na biasta, PH 7235 . toradh na súl is na s.¤ , Aithd. D. 80.33 . go mbia bréantas ag bréanadh sh.¤ an chiontaigh i n-ifreann, TSh. 6547 . Cf. ar da n-echaib . . . bolg[sh]róin with distended nostrils, TBC 3377 (balcsroin, 5622 St.). ? deochair álainn aturo | na ndís brecsroin bil, SG 90.15 .

(b) nose : sróin gl. nassum, Sg. 97a3 . éccid in sróin súil bél, Ardm. 219b1 ( KZ xxxi 245 ). clūim .i. caol-sēim .i. cēile (ceilid ?) in srōin ima mbī, Corm. Y 342 . ronna immorro quasi srōn-unna .i. ton[n]a srōna, quia est unda .i. tond, 1116 . srōn .i. srūaim ena .i. imat usque, 1176 . do-rat cách díb builli dar sróin a chēili, Sc.M² 6 . co moing a sróna gl. tulmaing, IT i 162.y . corbo chomfota frisin sróin, LU 6472 . dluge srónae óclaige, Fianaig. 26.2 . condas-cichi srōin fri srōin `so that he sees them nose to nose', Ériu vi 122 § 6 . sceirdit broigh snechta as a sroin, MacCarthy 126.16 . fuil tsrona, Laws v 478.24 Comm . budh tráth nóna fa dhul di | go bun na sróna ag Síle, IGT Decl. ex. 1986 . in gach poll da shroin, St. Ercuil 766 . fá shróin an stáit in defiance of the state (?), Keat. Poems 51 . le séideadh do shróna, Exod. xv 8 .

(c) With uinge, etc., in name of a tax (cf. ON nef-gildi): almsa as cech sroin o Feruib Muighi d'fir a inaidh a nose-tax from Fermoy to his successor, Lism. L. 3272 . sé screpaill dergóir cacha sróna do thabairt do righ an domhain, O'C 1432 ( H. 3.18, 641b ) = O'C 636 ( H. 3.18 306 ). screpul cach shróna, LL 111b38 ( RC xiv 430 § 56 ). fiacha Bh. . . . | uinge d'ór ar gach aontsróin | dó, nó an ts.¤ do bhuain da bun, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 97.94 . ungi dargut findruni cacha srona, Cog. 50.11 . unga cacha sróna, BR 228.13 .

(d) Extended meanings: cuirid a sróna faoi snouts (of tortoises), TSh. 3906 . a taóebaib ┐ a srónaib na long the prows of the ships, TTr.² 903 . tar srónaib sengrothai `by headlands of old curds', Aisl. MC 85.21 . s.¤ re sruthfhairrge `nose to the main' (of Carraig Alastair), Buile S. 96.12 .

In n.pr.: Sitriug na srona Mac-an-Mhaighistir, AU ii 538.9 .

Compds. ¤bennach: s. gl. r(h)inocerus, Sg. 95b6 . Thes. ii 231.19 . ¤fhairsing broad-muzzled: a gingobaiph . . . na serrach . . . sroniairsing, CCath. 4958 . ? ¤fhíaclach: Ferghus Folcthech .i. Fergus mantach. Nó srónfiaclach robói, Cóir Anm. 161 v.l. (srénfhíaclach, text). ¤lann nose-plate (of a helmet): corrc[h]athbharr . . . cona sronlainn . . . iarnaidhe, CCath. 5263 . 4698 . sronlainn .i. cumhdach sróna, O'Cl. ¤mael blunt-nosed (in n.pr.): in Gilla Sronmael Húa Ruaircc, RC xviii 33.6 . ¤ogam: sronogam .i. mera na lam imon sroin, Auraic. 5786 . ¤olcach: méirleach . . . s. `snarling', Timth. 1916, 38 § 22 .