2 donn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 donn or dil.ie/18206

Forms: duind, dunn, duinn

I subst. o,m. chief, noble, ruler (poetic): d.¤ .i. uasal no brithem no rígh, O'Dav. 700 . d.¤ na ndūl (i.e. God), ZCP iii 378 . gur thuit . . . an d.¤ geal, Misc. Celt. Soc. 156.21 . détla in d.¤, garg a ghleo, SG 349.40 . an d.¤ diadha, FM vi 2298.12 (poem). g s. dithle duind theft from a chief, Laws v 440.2 . mac in duind, Fen. 376.1 . deise an doinn, Ó Bruad. ii 102 . d s. a secht mblíadna déc don dunn (sic leg.), Rawl. 163b30 . naoi mic déag ag an d.¤ , Keat. ii 4228 (poem). moladh don d.¤ fheardha fhionn (of Deity), A. Ó Dálaigh xx 9 . pl. luaidhit duinn .i. luaidhit na huasail, O'Dav. 700 . a donda (a hadhanta, v.l.), Ériu iv 148 § 27 .

II As adj. o,ā princely, noble (?): Congalach . . . dían a buille, dond a dál, Met. Dinds. ii 16.86 . in deil degrach d.¤ , iii 194.23 . fuigell bendachtan Dé duind, BR 54.1 . ó chlannaib an Daghdha duinn, Keat. ii 1410 (poem). saegal Abbáin delbda duind, Fél.² lxiii 43 . do marbad Neill raduind ruaid, Lec. 139a14 . ? cles dond (one of Cú Chulainn's feats), FB § 24 . Some of the exx. given under 1 donn may belong to this word.