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Forms: Uaine

adj green, verdant, P. O'C. : Of fields, hills, etc. : saphiro .i. huane, uiridis color ÉC xxii 211 § 47 . an t-achadh uaine (: uaidhe), TD 11.5 . a chnuic uaine an ḟeoir bharr-chlaoin, Ir. Monthly 1919, 170 § 35 ( DDána p. 195 ), coillti úaine , KMMisc. 168 § 3 . crobuing derg ar duillib corcra | ar choilltibh uaine ..., 174 § 28 . lurgain chráobh n-úaine um Ailldin, IGT, Decl. ex. 253 . rug a craísech chráebh n-úaine | taísech úaine a táebh thóire, ex. 1205 . Inis Glúaire ... | an ḟeadha úaine áluinn, ex. 1257 . san lubhghort (lúbhgort, MS) úaine áluinn, Ériu viii 195 § 2 . sruth na Máighe magh n-uaine , A. Ó Dálaigh lii 42 . Of estuaries, rivers, etc. blue or green: téid an inghean uaidhe féin | go hinbhear uaine an oiléin, TD 20.19 . ón tSionainn bhreacdhuinn uaine , Studies 1929, 593.3 . mil fan gcongal ... | ag donnadh sreabh n-uaine a húir, TD 29.31 . Of places: Caiseal u.¤ ordhuirc TD 5.10 . In descriptions of people, of the eye: a rosg uaine `gray,' TD 1.39 . ruisg uaine 'na n-aoibhlibh corcra `her gray eyes flash crimson,' 29.37 . a Réamoinn an roisc uaine , Ó Bruad. ii 144.9 . súil chochlach uaine aga `blue,' Studies 1925, 64.24 . Of an eyelash: abhra uaine , Studies 1930, 439.3 . Of clothes, armour etc.: brat úaine LU 3286 . in mnaí bruit úani 3336 ( SC 8 ; 13 ), bean bhroit úaine ..., IGT, Decl. ex. 1587 . sdiom úaine , KMMisc. 170 § 13 . tucsait ... a ssicir srol sita ... iter scarloit is uani, Cog. 78.21 . fear eich sheing-ghil ... | agus eirridh uaine `green armour,' Ir. Monthly 1921, 291.32 ( DDána p. 329 ). seol u.¤ , ITS xxiv 4.10 . Aed in errid uaine , FDG 381 = MR 48.13 . Of blades: crích leomhuin na lann [n]uaini, Ériu iv 220 § 34 . Of a wound: an loit úaine nó dearg, Lev. xiii 49 (= `greenish' AV). Of drinking-horns: miodh cuill i gcor- naibh uaine , Ir. Monthly 1919, 226.21 ( DDána p. 332 ). do-bheirid beanna uaine | teas a ngnúis uí ghealGhuaire, Studies 1925, 64.21 . In descr. of animals, etc.: Of a duck's head: sgor seng ar srathaibh na Múaidhe | lachain chenn n-úaine ar gach n-áth green-headed ducks , IGT, Decl. ex. 1009 ( KMMisc. 172 § 25 ). ceithre cosa uainne faoi (of a tame ram), Feis Tighe Chonáin 509 . Of a wall or rampart: mur n-uaine cen chess im-mach, SR 349 . Cf. mur do glain huaine, 347 . Of ice blue (?): lachain i lláib snechta | ac snám oighridh uaine , O'Gr. Cat. 487 = Ir. Monthly 1921, 288 ( DDána p. 325 ). Of stars (here fig. of eyes): dá réatlainn uaine oghradhta, DDána 114.15 (= Ir. Monthly 1920, 164 ).

As subst. f. green colour, greenness, something green: uaine, gorm, corcair ... laiss tuctha for etaighe, Lec. 20vb 26 = uane LL 16b z. do bhi druadha agus draoithe ann, ... | i n-a n-uaine, a mbuidhe agus a ngorm, E. O'Rahilly xx 6 . of colour of the wind: Ri ro delb datha na ṅgaeth, ... in glass, ind uaine allmar, SR 58 (= Laws i 26.31 ). ind úani, in glass, SR 75 (= Laws i 28.1 ). As npr. f. Uaine , Duan. F. i 27.31 . Cf. `Eng. wan hence Uaine the proper name of a man rendered Anthony and Ui Uaine the name of a tribe and territory in the Co. of Limerick,' P. O'C. (? cf. Uaithne, Onom.). lea-land: do lingeadar ... an dearg san uaine bhriosc, Ó Bruad. iii 168 .

Compds.: cráeb¤ : a rosg mear craobhuaine ceart, TD 41.5 . fér¤ : a Ráith ḟéaruaine Oiligh, 28.11 . folt¤ : fa chlár bhfaltuaine (: ghlacnuaidhe) bhFréamhann, 30.7 . rinn¤ : criostal an chriostail a guirm-ruisc rinn-uaine `tinged with green,' E. O'Rahilly iv 2 . rosg¤ : a dheirg rai-ghill rosg-uaine , Ir. Monthly 1919, 566.36 ( DDána p. 341 ). sreb¤ : an mhuir ṡriobh-uaine ṡrothach (of the Red Sea), Ir. Monthly, 1919, 286.29 ( DDána p. 231 ). taeb¤ : ag Bóinn taobhuaine (: bhraonnuaidhe) Tailtean, TD 8.34 , seoid in talman taebuaine FDG 423 ( MR 52 ).