1 doén

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 doén or dil.ie/17554
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: daen, doin, doen, daena, doengein, daengus

n (duine) (poet. term) human being: airddiu dēib doen (.i. duni) a mortal higher than the gods, LL 311b17 ( Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 23 , cf. Ériu xiii 156 ). atotfugéra cech dóin, Fianaig. 14 . cia doen, cia dia (.i. cia an duine no an dea), Leb. Gab.(i) 266 = cia dain, LL 12b47 ( IT iii 61 ). foimned digal doen dogni let the mortal who does so beware of punishment, ZCP vii 312 . nā diuberar nach daen dia daghmāinib, ZCP xii 365 . connaba cumhachta do nach doen ara tairchella rosc 'so that no mortal will be able to see them all', TBith.² 213 § 92 . nad inand airlither Dia do gach dáen, Anecd. v 23 . daen, O'Dav. 342 ; 585 (daon, doin). doen, Rawl. 125b10 . a p. fēgh na daena , ACL iii 295 § 31 . Cant term for an ollave (?): co dib rannuib for a .x. dílsem do doen (.i. ollam), IT iii 31 (do daen, v.l.) (but gl. perhaps refers only to special application of term and is not meant as a definition).

Compds. ¤ár slaughter of men: dringed dar dronga dōenā[i]r (sic leg.?) he pressed through slaughtered hosts (?), AFM 940 (: Faoláin). ¤bras: dún dond daenbras (: taebglas) populous (?), Anecd. i 68 . ¤chonn human reason (?): (Of beer) escongae ad-ling macc (MS. meic) cach dóenchuinn 'whip that pounces on the son of any human reason (i.e. rational being)' Éigse xxxvii 77 § 5 . ¤gein human-born. g p. Adam athair doene doengein (: óengein), Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 42 § 50 ( Rawl. 115b36 ). ¤gnás: for doéngnas `in human use', ACC 31 ( RC xx 170 ). ¤gus human power, force: daongus (.i. daingen), LL 393a5 = daengus, BB 134a44 ( Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 21 ). ¤ogam, Auraic. 5709 . See doénchaire.