callann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. callann or dil.ie/8064

Forms: cailne, caille, calann, c., callainn

n ā, f. (Lat. kalendae) g s. cailne, caille. Also calann. d s. c.¤ (? leg. callainn), Atlantis iv 136.7 .

(a) calends, first day of month : caillné gl. calende, Ir. Gl. 336 . ? dliged rimae oc airli (?)kalne gl. kalendario, Sg. 181a8 . réim calne a series of calends, Fél. Prol. 306 . dá sé cáin calland, 324 . cen kalne, cen nona, cen idu ic Grecaib ┐ ic Egeptacdaib, Fél.² cxli 14 . Of person: is e in kalaind mís (of Moling), LL 305b27 ( SG 383.10 .) With names of particular months: i callaind enair, Fél. 1 Jan. calann Enair for Luan, Ann. Conn. 1224.1 . callainn mhái .i. aimser mhédaighthi in popail, Ériu xiii 68 § 91 . hi kallaind Auguist, Dinds. 18 ( RC xv 312.20 ). Cf. gairthear Lúghnasadh do'n cheud lá do challain August, Keat. i 220.22 . Of seasons: a calainn geimrigh, ZCP x 51.33 .

Of New Year's Day: ón challaind co alaili `from one New Year's Day to another', Fél. Prol. 325 . ó challainn co hinit, Críth Gabl. 335 . 384 . 400 . ? ael ┐ losat co calind riu, O'C. 876 ( H. 3. 18, 393a ). itir challaind ┐ ined, O'Dav. 983 . caileann bliadhna cain comracach, Gwynn Cat. 55.9 . bliadain bith-lan on callainn go cheile, BNnÉ 231 § 143 . lá Féile Coille New Year's Day, Eochairsg. 16.1 .

(b) In dating, following Latin model: príd kalde gl. pridie . . . kalendas, Sg. 220a1 . ó ocht calne apréile `the eighth day before the Kalends of April', Ériu iii 104 § 39 . i teirt cailne Mai miadaig, LL 17464 . in cindecim calne iūil (i.e. 17th June), BColm. 4.6 . an treas lá ccalluinn Dhesember `tertio Kalendas Decembris', Rial. S.F. 1592 . In explanations of Latin calendar: fétar callanna . . . an gach uile mí . . . d'faghbail dá curtar an cét calland annsa cét lá do'n mí, O'Gr. Cat. 297.3 . andsa mísi atá callanda na mísa cugad, 6. mí Ianuair etc. . . . nái kalanna dég innta . . . mí Mhart etc. . . . secht kalanna dég, 252.3 - 14 .

(c) annal, entry for a year (from use of Kl- at beginning of entries in annals): gach neach légfus . . . an challuinn siu `this year', AU iii 574.7 . is lomm inmembrum na cailne hísiu, ZCP viii 175.21 . léigim na secht kallanda sin seacham these seven years, TFrag. 6.12 . Also date of year: c.¤ anno domini sé bliadhna seachtmhoghad ar naoi gcéad, Ériu i 78.1 .