2 sonn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 sonn or dil.ie/38479

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(a) a stake, post, beam, prop, club : s.¤ .i. cuaille, no táobhán, O'Cl. rutro .i. o sunn, RC xvi 376.29 (Tig.). suinn ┐ slipredha, Lism. L. 1575 . cend fir ar gac[h] én-ṡ.¤ , Ériu iii 166.7 . ro lín na dorsi . . . do sabhaibh . . do shonnaib sármóra sleslethna, ZCP xiii 239.15 . a tuarcain o shondaib, PH 1395 . rotuairged Iacop do ṡund luaige, KMMisc. 144 § 1 . Of a weapon, missile: sunn .i. crann no ṡabh, ut est fomescad lam do sunn .i. lam do righi docum in sabaid no do crand oc deabhaidh, O'Dav. 1483 . nogebed . . . na scíathu ┐ na claidhe ┐ na sunnu, TTr.² 1489 . mag sír na sond is na sleg, Metr. Dinds. iii 426.19 . trascraid slagbrandaib ┐ sloighi[b] ┐ sundu ┐ oilche cloch forru, Aen. 2209 . araile . . . do shailgibh, do shonnaibh baí for taibhlibh an dúnaidh fo ercomhair a ndiubhraicte, AFM vi 2028.18 . Fig. of a hero, etc.: ina s.¤ sesmach slūagh ┐ sochaide, Fianaig. 86.8 . am dín cach dochraid. am sond slaide cach socraid, LU 10295 (H). co mbetis suind túairgne urgaile ar ar ṅglinnib, LL 237a28 ( TTr. 1501 ). sann a thire do tháthadh, L. Cl. A. B. 273.36 . ba fer tromm . . . | in sond slechtaide sliged, Metr. Dinds. iii 410.4 . Áed úa Húaine, in s.¤ sercach, iv 204.31 . s.¤ mar Chellach d'a coimfhregra, MR 262.9 . Common in phrase s.¤ catha: is sond catha sain, is buáid cacha irgaile, TBC-LL¹ 5289 . marbh a ndeaghdaoine a suinn catha saidhe, TFrag. 76.11 . me bodein am s.¤ catha, MR 202.22 . rothinoilit . . . a sluaig ┐ a sochraidi ┐ a shuind chatha, TTebe 2637 . doba comhrac . . . da sh.¤ catha, ITS v 186.19 .

(b) a palisade : ro cumtaiged dún . . . ┐ ro comled alamu dia sund corbo aengel uli, LU 3144 . imdenam a chríchi . . . .i. sond in n-inad cach suind, gríanan in n-inad cach gríanain, CRR 17 . Of a ring of weapons, fighting-men, etc.: gur suidiged um gach rig . . . s.¤ leathan leabhar-daingen do roighnibh sgiath, ML² 1704 . dún h-I Chobtaich fonn na fer | ag ar shocraid s.¤ saer sleg, Hy Fiach. 262.10 . nó go ttáinicc ua concobhair ruadh s.¤ mór mar[c]shluaigh ina thimcel, AFM iv 750.17 .

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(a) With nouns. ¤ard a fortified height : rachaid fer dom muindtir-si gusin son[n]ard úd inar fíadnaisi 'gar fēchain, ZCP xiii 230.3 . ¤chaistél: sunnchaistél .i. caislén daingean, no ag a mbeith babhun na thimcheall, O'Cl. cona sonncaistel cotat . . . do cuar-sciet[h]aib, CCath. 4982 . ¤chrith: do chuir se an talamh . . . ar sonnachrith, ITS i 18.y . ¤chú: sondcū mōr robōi istoigh `a powerful hound', MacCongl. 115.3 . ¤ḟer: le geal-Gann soinnfer slóghda .i. bá trenfer ┐ ba s. catha co sloghaibh e, Leb. Gab.(i) 128.14 . ¤gaeth violent wind : amhail bhíos iomad anfaidh ar an muir lé séideadh sonn-ghaoithe, TSh. 9543 . sunn-ghaoth blasting, Eg. Gl. 541 .

(b) With adjj.: ¤chrúaid: na séisi sesmacha sonncruaide (of troops), Celt. Rev. iv 14.14 . ¤láitir very powerful, violent : le talamh-chumhsgughadh sonn-láidir, TSh. 9139 .