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tendad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tendad or dil.ie/40491

n u, m. vn. of 1 tendaid.

(a) pressing, straining, tightening: ic tennad a tairngi, TTr. 136 . oc tennad a étaig `tightening his raiment,' RC xiii 102.15 . tucustair t.¤ ... fair he gave him a squeeze, CCath. 2958 . go nár fhágaibh an ainbhthine ... tairrnge gan teannadh, ML 48.16 . ro gab ... na téta aga tennadh, Études Celt. i 82.4 . da raibh an t-at bog ... ┐ a dhol roimh fhasgadh no theannadh an mheóir, 23 K 42, 202.3 . teannadh ar a bhogha, TSh. 8495 . iar seangadh 'san dún sin damh | mo theannadh ó shoin níor féadadh I could never since be made stout, Tribes of Irel. 42.4 . In Auraic. technically applied to lengthening of vowel produced by follg. -nn- (-nd-): scribtar na forbaide-sea uasu fri realadh fuid ┐ gair nō fri tennad, 1552 = tendad , 4782 .

(b) Mil. etc. pressing after or upon, harrying: teanna[dh] le cró na gcrann `to press upon the hedge of spears,' Content. xix 4 . da theannadh ┐ dá thimsugad is an cathlathar cedna, MR 234.14 . ag tendadh na toraigheachta, AFM v 1646.13 . a ttráth na troda do thendadh do mhaighistir B. `came to a close fight,' vi 1880.12 . nach roiched feidm tendta nā toraidhechta ar feraib Erenn, Celt. Rev. iv 118.15 . Cf. in tethad ┐ in ten[n]ad ruc o chach, TTebe 2446 .

(c) urging, encouraging, forcing (to an action): ar lucht cinti a comarli ┐ tenta a turaiss `urged their journey,' TTr. 1768 . corbat santaig ri tennad tressa for Troiánu, 1636 . aga tennadh ┐ aga threnghresacht dochum an comlainn, TTebe 4372 . orra ag teannadh toghla an chraoi, Timth. 1918, 12 § 24 . ar ti treasa do thennad, MR 224.23 . do th.¤ giall for Desmumain `to force hostages on D.,' RC xviii 42.8 . ag tennadh a chíosa agus a chána for coigríochaibh, L. Cl. A. B., 35.z .

See 1 tennta.