cétaín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cétaín or dil.ie/8885

Forms: -e, cétaín, cetain

n (1 cét + 2 aín) g s. -e, later cétaín. Also with cétaíne throughout sg. Wednesday : cetain gl. quartae (diei), Thes. ii 32.30 . in vi horam diei cetene, Mittelalterliche volkssprachige Glossen 16 . c.¤ do dēicsiu mílcho(i)n, Críth Gabl. 545 . in tredan tanaisi . . . in chetáine iar n-init . . . in cétaine iar cingcidis, RC xii 430 § 23 - § 24 , cf. in cétna áine iar n-init, § 22 (printed as 23). beltene inndiu .i. for cétáin, Thes. i 4.21 . i n-aine ┐ hi cetain, LU 1855 . cosin cétain iar n-imolg, 6336 ( TBC² 1821 ). Kl. Enair for cétain, RC xvii 411.11 . i cetainib, Laws iii 14.21 Comm. With prec. día: dia cétáine gl. quarta sabati, Ml. 113d3 . is dia cétain dorígned grian ┐ éscai, Fél. 2.21 . dé Cetain, Laws i 26.13 Comm. i naidhche cetaine, AU ii 104.1 .

Spy Wednesday (W. before Easter): cagar rocagrat-san / gan chin 'na c[h]oimeitteacht / (i)sin c[h]ēdāin c[h]édc[h]- rothaig, ZCP viii 206.3 . dia céad-aoin re n-a chrochadh, Dán Dé i 13 . do bhrath . . . dia Céadaoin (to Christ), DDána 14.7 . cedaoin an braith, FM iii 1014.5 .

Of battles: atambebai ecomlund i cétaine, LL 14232 . cētāin Cnāmroiss, bid gandglē / hi tōeth Fīachu Roiphtine, ZCP xiii 377.10 . ar cathugadh na Cedaíne, MR 178.19 . sin cetain chruaid, Ériu v 746.1 .