dúan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dúan or dil.ie/18966

Forms: dúain, duan

n ā,f. Later oft. dúain. a s. also duan, MacCarthy 408.434 .

Song, poem , general term for a verse composition intended to be recited or sung, usually of more than one stanza (rann); each of the 150 divisions of SR is called a duan (prose notes follg. l. 7788 and 8016). In BB 307b19f. ( MacCarthy 138 ) perh. stanza: is lāntomus duaine in Debide fota `the Long D. is the full measure of a stanza'. rann ar gach duain . . . duain ar gach ollamh d'Éirinn a stanza of every poem . . . a poem for every poet, Content. xxx 23 . duain gil (duan, BB), Todd Nenn. 144 . Duilem na ndulgeine | da ndealbam duain to whom I frame a song, ZCP viii 199 . ón ló do delbus in dúain, Ériu ii 168 . dorónus dóibh dua[i]n mbinn mbairdne, Arch. iii 296 . oc cormaim gaibtir duana poems are chanted, Thes. ii 295 (SP v). da tí aes dána sin crích . . . co rop siat a duana sain ┐ a dréchta gabtair ar tús i nEmain, TBC 1156 . do ghabh duana ┐ dreuchta ┐ deagh-dhánta a sean ┐ a sinsear dí, Oss. iii 48 . o thair in duain do gabail `when the recitation of the poem is finished', Laws v 212 Comm. rocan in fili in duansa deis-creidmigh, MacCarthy 408 . cionnus chanfam duain an Tighearna, TSh. 6361 (= canticum, Ps. cxxxvi 4 ). sheinnios D. duan ┐ degcheol dō, SG 277 . tallus luag mo duane de, Met. Dinds. i 52 . do chuingid duaisi duaine, Acall. 5489 . dúas ar nduana (for d.¤, v.l.), Arch. iii 296 § 44 . cenél Fermac . . . deig-reic a nd.¤ ní dimain, BB 188b27 . Sathgel caem dar deimin d.¤ who was sure of a song (i.e. of praise of bards), 189a2 . roindis duana da n[d]eig-righ, 10 . amail rustuirim M. i mbrollach duaine Flainn, Lec. 38b19 . dūnta for nd.¤ decid lib, | a aes in dana dlighthig, Auraic. 2183 . dūnait curpu d.¤ , 2210 . dosgēn fēin raduain a rrig I will compose them a mighty song for their king, Ériu vii 219 . bās righ na raduan, MacCarthy 422 . as é do chum na dúanta senchasa so i ndán díreach, FM vi 2320 . duain naoimhsheanchais, Keat. iii 749 . iomad do dhuantaibh nó do dhántaibh, i 90 . ag déanamh duan don tsluagh dá ngríosadh, Keat. Poems 1560 . ? a-tá uan liom ag ar bhfoghnamh, | d.¤ liom do lomradh gach laoi Thy shearing is my daily song, Aithd. D. 70.10 (? leg. dual, note).

Compds. ¤abb `song-abbot', poet , LL 11a4 = BB 34a2 ( ZCP xiii 363.8 ). ¤bairdne one of the four divisions of bairdne, IT iii 6 . ¤gleo: Aildergdoit rogab 'na diaigh | di bliadain déc tria duaingliaidh contest of song (?), Lec. 51a23 . ¤grinn: dareis Diarmata d. of the pleasant songs, ZCP ix 466 ( Rawl. 165b23 ). ¤grith: i nduangreathaib, IT iii 90 . ¤ḟial: Mendraige Dairbre duanḟéil generous to poetry, Met. Dinds. ii 46 . ¤marbnad an elegy or threnody: duanmharbhnadh a mhna, O'Gr. Cat. 574 . ¤mebair: atchiu maidm ar mórṡluagaib, | noco lem nach d., LL 48a32 = duainmiobair, SG 373 . ¤molad panegyrical poetry: lethat Tuadmuman . . . sloinnfet tre d. dōib, Ériu ii 50 . ar dhuasaib duan-mholta, FM vi 1906 . ¤oirfided singing songs: cruitirecht ┐ d., BB 464b30 . ¤timna a testament in verse, BNnÉ 273 § 245 .