dúanaire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dúanaire or dil.ie/18971

n [io,m.] (dúan)

(a) maker or reciter of verses: rhymer, chanter, poet, bard , P. O'C. filedh, bard, d.¤ , Eg. Gl. 350 ; Luran d.¤ , LL 354e25 . a sealb docuaid ōn curi | nach fuair co dearb d.¤ their gains departed from the band who secured not a poet (to celebrate them), Lec. 365a50 . luga ná dorn in duainire (of Eisirt, ollamh of the Luchrapán), SG 249 . an d.¤ donn- shúileach, Ó Bruad. ii 58 .

(b) song-book, poem-book, collection of poems: nech robo mo d.¤ do bi i n-Erinn ina aimsir who had the greatest collection of poems (who had most poems addressed to him?), AU iii 204 . nech is mó ┐ is ferr d.¤ diadhachta 'san aimsir deigheanaigh, 316 . neach . . . roba mó d.¤ ina aimsir `had a larger collection of poems', FM iv 1008 . fer dearlaicteach duasmhór roba mó d.¤ d'Fhionnghallaibh Ereann `had the largest collection of poetical compositions', vi 1996 . is ionann saltair ┐ d.¤ i na mbiadh iomad do dhuantaibh nó do dhántaibh, Keat. i 90 . tucthar dam d.¤ maic Lonain con faiccmis a cialla na nduan filet ann, LL 288 marg. ( TBC p. 911 ). doghéan d.¤ dod dhán, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiv 4 . ní peaca a chur deachtaigthe i nd.¤ to dictate and to set down in a poem-book, O'Gr. Cat. 567 . Of a single poem: fis nār ṡuaithnich (sthuaithnich, MS.) riam roime | do dearbus im d.¤ (concluding stanza of poem on Cruachan), Lec. 354a35 .