tétnas

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n ā, f. and o, m. (cf. 6 tét) violence, roughness, fury: teadnas (tédnas) .i. burba, no mearrdhacht, O'Cl. U. triana thétnais tind | atá 'n écmais a cháil-chind, Metr. Dinds. iii 98.29 . is imda écht ar bith bras | iarna dénum tria th.¤ , iv 134.2 . dognitis tetnais co trén, Rawl. 77a10 . nár thuiti i tétnais, SG 365.12 . tir ... cin coibnesta, acht tetnuis ┐ burba, Laws iv 26.19 Comm. an gach tethnais `during violence,' 268.17 . Of horses: tetnuis .i. merechduin ` excitement, rustiness of a horse ,' O'Don. Suppl. (from H.3.18). is īc a cinad (sic leg.) is in tetnais fair `in its violence,' Laws iii 180.11 Comm. Note also: ar a thednus fri olcus `for his opposition to evil,' O'Don. Gram. 297 Hard. ii 296.6 .