1 tana

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 tana or dil.ie/40005

Forms: tanae, tanu

adj (tanae io, iā) thin, slender : tanae gl. tenue, Ml 29b7 . séim t.¤ gl. exilem, Sg. 14a8 . Compar. combi tanu de `so that he is the thinner,' Ml 34a27 . brat is tanoide a thil- leadh a shawl which is the thinner for its folding, TD 23.8 .

(a) In general sense of thin, slender, narrow . Of persons : cēli t.¤ tōebtaisi, Ériu ii 16 § 4 . clērchīn t.¤ trūag, ZCP vii 297.5 . Of parts of the body : gan bhais dt.¤ ... | i slabhradh, TD 9.24 . bél t.¤ derg, Ériu iii 152.22 . t.¤ a troigh, PBocht 9.14 . Of arms, clothing, etc. : fiad a chlaidib th.¤ deirg ( sharp ?), LU 3630 ( SC 31 ). tuagh th.¤ `slender,' TD 16.66 . sgian th.¤ , DDána 50.1 . truaille t.¤ a dtroigheadh `fine greaves,' TD 9.29 . in brat tiug (sic leg. ?) no in t.¤ , IT iii 94.9 . earr th.¤ mhíonshróill (a banner), DDána 85.8 . Of flat objects : ar in leic t.¤-sa, ZCP viii 562 § 2 . clár t.¤ , PBocht 10.46 . Various : in loim tanae thin milk, O'Mulc. 827 . cach treb th.¤ , Rawl. 77a8 . secht ndíasa t.¤ , Gen. xli 6.

(b) Of the sea, rivers, etc. shallow : etir muir t.¤ as tēcht- fhairgi, Arch. iii 235 § 18 = Aithd. D. 61.18 . ruisg | ón t.¤ muir, TD 28.25 . on tsruth t.¤ , SR 5167 . for tonnaib t.¤ , LB 124a52 . ní heó linneadh t.¤ thú, IGT Decl. ex. 468 .

(c) sparse, scanty, scattered : masa chaill ... th.¤ , MU 24.32 . nochar t.¤ silcur na tragha ona fearaibh 'na faenluighi, CF 810 (cf. ZCP vi 30.33 ). an tí shíolchuireas go t.¤ , 2 Cor. ix 6 . dia tartam-ni .xxx. d'ar ndegdoinib immach ... bid tanaite ar clíath gabala sund, LL 283a4 . tríd slógh Teamh- rach badh t.¤ , DDána 85.52 .

(d) As subst. : tré th.¤ na caillead thin part , TTebe 917 . o th.¤ a thaíb co tiug a ochsaille waist , LU 6417 (= TBC 2563 ). Acall. 76 . the narrow part of a pig's back (i.e. the front ribs): tinne dā mēr, domiter itir a tiug ┐ a t.¤, dā dorn itir ┐ a tiug, a do itir ┐ a t.¤ a side of bacon must measure on the average ..., ZCP xiv 351 § 9 ( Laws ii 246 ), see p. 352 . Cf. cona rāma do tiug t.¤ tuirc, Aisl. MC 119.33 .

Compds. ? laighne tiugha tanfaobracha narrow-edged , ZCP viii 205 § 32 . tanaslaidi óir inna mbrataib thin strips of gold, BDD² 681 (see Gloss.).

Frequent at end of compounds (see under first com- ponents), e.g. Mac C. ... arm-th.¤ , BNnÉ 229.15 . a bhraont.¤ (of a place), DDána 68.27 . go creit chraest.¤ (of a chariot), TBC 3375.