gnáthach

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(gnáth)

adj I o,ā

(a) customary, usual, constant : as gnathach fri hegeda `which is customary towards guests,' Thes. ii 329.31 (gl. on : as chomtig fri dáma, Hy. v 14 ). no thathiged Medb co gnáthach sin tech, LU 8841 ( FB 63 ). isin tig i ṅgebthar co gnat[h]ach (of a hymn), Goid. 102.11 . oes cacha dana gnathaig ocus ingnathaig ordinary and extraordinary, MR 22.15 . ar shórt gnathách grés robhog `for a common sort of easy art,' Studies 1918, 616 § 4 . faire ghnáthach do dhéanamh, TSh. 3823 . a n-íodhbhuirt ghnáthach loisge the continual burnt offering, Ezra iii 5 . Prov. xv 15 . pl. snechta sírgnáthchi, IT i 190.29 . na focuil gnathcha `dochuisin' ┐ `senchas,' RC xx 152.11 . PH 5496 . na ríg garba gnáthacha `of the ordinary sort,' SG 241.4 . Compar. cid at gnáthchiu side ní lugu ata mirbaile though they are more usual, RC xxv 252 § 36 . in crand is ardi ... is e is gnathciu do-fuit, PH 4116 . is gnaithciu in cetfaid túsech the former is the prevailing opinion, IT iii 78.22 . ni gnaiche (= gnáithche), 27.19 . fa roinn críche is gnáithche tol arbitrariness is more common, Content. vi § 45 . For Superl. gurab fon samhail sin as gnaithche ... that it is in this way that it is most usual, MS. Mat. 572.11 .

(b) familiar, well-known : glún gnáthach na hindsi-sea, Ériu iv 128 § 8 . fod gnatach mo gheinemhna, BNnÉ 272.12 . inchind Meis Gegra gnáthaigh, ZCP viii 117 § 8 . pl. it use dia n-gnaithchibh it is easy to those accustomed to them, TBC 5660 (St.). As alleg. npr m. Gnathach ┐ Ingnathach (druids of the Fir Bolg), Ériu viii 26 § 29.

II o,m. custom, wont : Coirpre Gnathchoir ... rocarad gnathachu (of a judge) he cherished established customs (?), Laws i 156.15 Comm. do réir ghnáthaigh ar seinríogh `according to the customs of our ancient kings,' Content. xvi § 65 .