gríanán

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Forms: grénán

n (grían) o,m.; older grénán, see below: a sunny chamber, a bower, a soller, an open balcony exposed to the sun, an upper room: a gríanan co senistrib solsib fri techt ass, LU 10636 ( IT i 130.22 ). imchuirthe in gríanán sin lasin Mac Óc cach leth no théged, ib. 10637 . dorónad dano gríanán la Bricrind ... fó chomardus imdaí Conchobair LU 8062 ( FB 3 ). co mboí isin ngríanan for fordorus in dúne, ib. 8585 ( FB 44 ). co farnic a gríanán nglainidi, ib. 10697 ( IT i 132.13 ). grianán cen ... nam imsceng, Thes. ii 292.13 . tonnach crédumi forsin taig. grénán hóimind for a senestrechaib, Im. Br. i 56.19 . temair in tige .i. grianan, Thr. Ir. Gl. 42. 11 . ro bátar gríanána álli ... essarda ... do úrlúachair, MU² 201 . palas rigda ... co ngriananuibh solusta lais `radiant sollers,' Marco P. § 12 . ar cáeimhe a cumdach ... do grianánaibh solusaibh, CCath. 243 . ro- foillsig in spirut noeb ... a glanrúine do na hapstalaib in ngrianan ro-ard slebe Sióin .i. is in cendacul, PH 5431 . an treas teach da ngairthí Grianán na nInghean, mar a mbídís bainríoghna na gcúigeadhach, Keat. iii 558 . Fig. ar ghrianán mhaordha mhéine an mhíleadh on the sunny chamber of his mind, Hackett xxxix 28 . Of heaven: for nemh isin grianán gle | luidh i féil Chiaráin Saighre, FM ii 930.15 . nach léigeann Dia aoin-neach ré mbeith a ghrúg dá ghrianán, TSh. 2300 ; 2714 . a sunny place, bleaching green: gleri na Gamunraidi uili ar grianan cinn Connlocha `on the level ground at the head of Conloch,' Celt. Rev. iv 204.26 and n. 6 .