súaichnid, súaithnid

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Forms: shúaithnidh

adj i (*su-aith-gnid, see GOI § 127 ). bean shúaithnidh , IGT Decl. § 170 .

I Used predicatively.

(a) In phr. is s.¤ (folld. by clause) it is well-known, clear, obvious (that): is suaichnid ní ruthórbasa `it is well-known', Ml. 44b29 . bid suaichnid a failti in popuil as ṅdia prithchibes doib `it will be manifest', 107a16 . is suaichnid sund tra as recht maid `obvious', Wb. 3d10 . ishuáichnid is in iudeam conrodastar som techt `it is well-known that it is in iudeam', 7a14 . is suáignid, 8c15 . is suaichnid tra cid dia tuiced in cosmuilius co sse, 12b12 . is suaícnid, 13a20 . isuáichnid tra cid dia ndechuith tit, 16c7 . 23d30 . isuaignid, 18c6 . is suáichnid, 10a15 . 13b19 . 28a12 . Note also: is suaichnid dún insin (of a fact), Ml. 63c11 . nate ni fil homun dǽ les is suaichnid, 55c10 . is suachnid ni rodchadh mo iccsa, Ériu xii 168.12 = isuachnid, LU 10761 (TE). as suaithnigh for raith Édain, | Aodh i n-éccaibh it is clear from Ráth E. that A. is dead, TFrag. 238.17 = suaithnidh, AFM 576.6 . is lán shuaithnigh the fact is quite clear, Leb. Cert. 62.19 . aniú is suaithnidh co prab | beg let brigh do shencharad it is obvious that you think little of your old friend, BS 46.11 . is sūaithneidh (.i. is soaithenta), ZCP v 489 § 10 (B. na f.).

(b) Of persons, things clear, distinct, unmistakable; conspicuous, distinguished : combad suaíchnid leosom gl. mea manu Pauli; quod est signum in omni epistola, Wb. 26b31 . s[u]aichnid duit-siu ind aband, TBC-LL¹ 1303 (is aithnidh, v.l.). ba suaichnid é sech ilur (a warrior), IT i 80.12 . bá suachnid a eirred nglan | eter fhiannaib fer n-Alban, 17 . is suaichne ina rus . . . .i. is forreill ar aghaidh, O'Curry 2490 ( Eg. 88, 40 (41)a ). nirba suaichnich soaichnid neach dib seach aroili, TTebe 2335 . bá súaithnigh a ndath sen (of standards), CCath. 486 . roba suaic[h]nid airerda corp inn oenocclaigh, 6047 . ba suaithnig tra (sic leg. suaichnid, v.l.) an rí . . . 'ma roibi an shochraidi sin, TTebe 4823 . Ara Céli as suaithnidh clú of distinguished reputation, PBocht 8.28 . is suaithnidh somholta aní do-rinne an feallsamh D. `illustrious' (Gloss.), TSh. 7695 .

II Used attributively distinct, conspicuous, illustrious, excellent : con fhacca in mnái . . . | segda, suaichnid, sochrutach (Eve), SR 1068 . comartha suachnid, LU 8982 ( FB 73 ). slicht suachnid, LU 8493 ( FB 34 ). Mael-tShechloind t-shuaichnigh, MacCarthy 430.6 . sed suaitnid dar dfagbail (sic) ar a lorg .i. arm no edach na gaidi distinctive personal possession, O'Curry 288 ( H 3.18, 158a ). in tú thuc in sét suachnid út dona hechlachaib .i. Dond Cualnge?, TBC-LL¹ 139 . Cf. 6160 . tempoll suaichnich, TTebe 2258 . cath suaithnidh Sléibhe Muire, TD 17.40 . cocadh suaichnid, Irish Texts ii 29 § 30 . crann suaithnidh na sleas ndonnchaomh (i.e. the Cross), DDána 54.1 . id chúirt shuaithnidh, Measgra D. 56.131 . fear . . . go ccraobhaibh suaithnidhe síodamhla iona lámhaibh, CRR² 24 (76.16) . guss in sreibh . . . suaichnig, MR 104.10 . lúirioch . . . suaithnigh, xiii z. srol suaithne, 226.13 . eolach mé an t-saltair shuaithnidh, Oss. iii 294.9 . issé sin an figradach suaichnid `the famous wood', L. Chl. S. 9 . a shanntach shuaichnidh notoriously greedy one (Ireland), Keat. Poems 1381 .

Superl. na doirrsi is súaithenta atá ar an cathraig sin `principal gates', Maund. 249 (or to súaichenta?).

Adv. cenco taidhbred Cesair co suaichnidh iat `should not behold them clearly', CCath. 5357 . dearbháchaidh sinn go suaithnidh, DDána 71.4 . go suaithnidh clearly, Content. v 92 .