dín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dín or dil.ie/16570

Forms: dína

n u,m. IGT Decl. § 95 , Verbs § 83 .

(a) protection, defence, shelter: robo d.¤ ┐ dītiu diar feib, TBC 535 . nech da tic mo d.¤ one who can protect me, PRIA iii 1893-6, 536 § 18 . d.¤ anma, ascnam nime, Ériu ii 66 § 12 . is ferr d.¤ cloth oldás d.¤ mbiid, Tec. Corm. § 11.3 . d.¤ m'athar aitchim-si, ZCP viii 202.25 . nāch bīad a dīn for talmain that there would be no shelter for him on the face of the earth, 114.z . dogébthái bar ndíon i Cluain meic Nóis, SG 55.26 . cia thrialltai teichead ní focus díb bar nd.¤ , Alex. 222 . tri c. bliadan . . . atú fo d.¤ gach daire | ní fhaca mín mōrmaighe, BB 394a3 . ni fuighbea (sic leg.) do dhin romumsa gan do bhas leam, Aen. 3174 . Alba gan díon a ndiaigh Ailín defenceless after Allen, Rel. Celt. ii 216 . acht go bhfaghdaois díon ┐ sochar an dlighidh, protection and benefit of the law, Keat. iii 5759 . d.¤ .i. daingean, Stowe Gl. 71 . Common in chevilles: d.¤ cert, SR 3011 . d.¤ cloth, 4915 . d.¤ cech síd, 6615 . comeis lini . . . d' ugaib do din no do digrais da sinser in succour or kindness to an elder, Cog. 48.19 . gorab díon no gurab daingen in trachta[d] ceille doberr as na corpa `that the commentary which is brought from the texts may be a defence', O'Dav. 737 . AR (FOR) d.¤ depending on (cf. ar scáth): mé ar díon duine 'na ndeaghaidh | míol mara arna mionshro- thaibh, Bk. of O'Con. Don. 379a26 . ollam. .i. uille in lín bis for a dínsom oldati na gradha olchena, Laws iv 358.13 Comm.

As quasi-vn. act of sheltering, protecting: coimde . . . dom díon dom imdegail, Arch. iii 220 . ic d.¤ láech-ban is láech-fher, Met. Dinds. iii 378 . co tanic Petar is Pól do d.¤ na mac mbuilid mbind, Fél.² xxxvi . taispenaidh bur crodhacht da bar nd.¤ fen, RC xix 282 § 212 . tig tunica . . . mar adairc do dhion na sūl o urchoidibh forimileacha, 3 C 19, 99ra1 . Criosd da choimhed Dia da dhíon, Rel. Celt. ii 321.27 . dúil do chleach- tadh reacht mhic Dé do dhíon . . . to uphold the law of Christ, Ó Bruad. ii 202 . gurab léor . . . ughdarás na hEagluise . . . d'á dhíon gurab ionghabhtha an t-Aifrionn to defend the point that, Eochairsg. 13.34 . Dimin. (metri causa): drem as doig diar ndínón (dionon, MS.), Gorm. March 14 . Note also: téid ar dhíon, DDána 87.15 , explained in Gloss. as `ar a choimeád'.

Attrib. g s. dína sheltering, protective: a dhuis díona in degshlóig, SG 265.6 . na coillte díona dosmhóra, 266.15 . in drong díona, 353.13 . sgiath dhíona, A. Ó Dálaigh xxi 8 .

With AR protection, shelter against: ní díon ar dhoininn na ar dherthan bheith ann, Buile S. p. 114 . din ar diabal in Duileam, Lec. 363b36 . fod dhin ar na pecaibh nac tainic to protect you against future sin, Lib. Flav. 36rb x . a nd.¤ ar gach nindliged, Laws v 24.19 Comm. dia nd.¤ ar in duinebaid, Lism. L. 4805 . gan díon ar olc, Keat. Poems 1173 . Note also: i ndíon ar dháimh protection over, Keat. Poems 590 .

Of persons, Muridach . . . d.¤ nAirther M. protector of Orior, Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 36 . a ri na righ is tu mo d.¤ , IT iii 11 . a Phátric . . . a d.¤ Gáedel, Met. Dinds. iii 378 . am d.¤ cech dochair, ZCP iii 236 (TE). Flathbertach d.¤ cech deoraid, LL 182b2 . ba d.¤ do nochtaib, ACC 85 ( RC xx 268 ). rofaith mo d.¤ mo ditiu, FM an. 906 . díon anbhfann is tearmann dáimhe, Keat. Poems 465 .

Of places: rofhágaibh a curach a scalpaibh carrag fo d.¤ fo díamhair in shelter and concealment, Ériu iii 154 § 7 . adba in ríg . . . ba d.¤ ba dún ba dindgna, LL 28b18 . rucsat co diamair dia nd.¤ | immad fíadaig is fíadmíl to their shelter, Met. Dinds. iii 246 . doronsat catair . . . ┐ ba din iside on Scitia . . . co descert na h-Asia, BB 411a27 . in tan rosiacht Nisus d.¤ a place of shelter, Aen. 2124 . den .i. d.¤ no daingen, O'Dav. 737 . do thréig sé a dhíon amhuil an leomhan `his covert', Jer. xxv 38 .

(b) covering, thatch, roofing: do chleithibh . . . do dhíon ┐ do dheaghsheisg, ML 76 . tech . . . fo dhíon ocus fó thégar, SG 292.27 . faidhit (leg. saidhit?) d.¤ clāraigh uasa mbarcuibh, ZCP i 404 . d.¤ d'fhidhbadaib uasa a roofing of timbers, 384 . do mhullach tighe do bi se do cur fa d.¤ , BCC 309 . fé dh.¤ tighe, GJ vi 152b17 .

(c) sparing, husbanding (cf. caomhnadh in same sense): Síol Néill ag neimhdhíon a gcrodh unsparing of their wealth, Bk. of O'Conor Don 136a17 .

(d) In legal sense remission (?): anaid ind athgabail la fer do dobeir a forus co ngill no d.¤ no dithim until pledge or remission (?), [end of] delay in pound (?), Laws ii 128.25 Comm.

Compds. ¤armda: daingen d., MR 236.14 . ¤athair protecting father: dílleacht gan díon-athair, TSh. 1170 . deibhléan . . . dearóil gan díon-athair, 6621 . ¤barr: is mo Dia d., IT iii 52.4 . tanic Padraic . . . ar dinbarr leigeand, Lec. 584b1 . ¤brollach vindication or apology prefacing a work: díonbhrollach nó brollach cosnaimh Forais Feasa ar Éirinn, Keat. i 92.70 . ¤chomét: a théach adéarainn do dhíonchoiméad, Keat. Poems 577 . a Iosa a dhíonchoimhéud na foirbhtheachda protector, Parrth. Anma 285.20 . ¤fhál: ar daingne bid dínfhal, Gorm. Oct. 19 . ¤lethan broad-sheltering: sgiath d., Atlantis iv 176.27 . ¤mór: confacaid dosaball díonmór fó bláth, SG 351.31 . ¤scíath: a protecting shield: go haisiog a ndínscéithe, Ó Bruad. iii 14.16 . ¤toirt: rothinól d. tachtai, a protecting mass, SR 5971 .