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  1. a tax, a tribute, 3945 (?), 4029; cion oidhche, a single night’s plunder, 1863; gpl. cean, 1287, 1383, 1795; acc. pl. : úraidh sé seincheana cáigh, it recalls to the mind (lit. freshens) all the despoilings in history (lit. all the old despoilings of others), 1647. Cion dubh, rent, black rent, 317-24: the poet is punning on the alternative meaning ‘affection’; cf. MD, vol. ii, glossary, sv. cion, where the editor quotes ‘kinduff alias black rent’ (Fiants Eliz., 5997)
  2. affection. do chuir cach sinn a neimhchion, 1989. See also 1. cion (cion dubh).

Poems on the O'Reillys. Editor: James Carney.

fault, transgression; iolra -nta, 5055, gein. -ntadh, 5160, tabh. -ntuibh, 3321, cheanuibh, 2743; cionntuighim ré, I have unlawful intercourse with, 2678, 2958, 2987, 2999, 3003; ciontuighim mé féin do, I confess my guilt to, 2929.

Scáthán Shacramuinte na hAithridhe. Author: Aodh Mac Aingil. Editor: Cainneach Ó Maonaigh O.F.M.

  1. (4, 71), crime&c. dá choimhdhe ar cheanaibh 2785; fa cheantoibh cáigh 2580: accusation&c. ar gcion 1359, ar gcionta 1360; mar chionnta 2107; ceana cáigh 2295.
  2. (71), loverespect&c. a chion tar cheann dáimhe 4001 n; ní ró ceana é 2993; ar nar ceileadh cion 3469 n; cion gach aonduine ar ndol dí 831; dul ód chion 4025; do togbhadh (í) le cách i gcion 3521; an cion tairthear ar dhán 3935.
  3. (71), triumph&c. mór an c. 3241 n; ag cuimhne a gcean 4406; brath ar cheanaibh 129; deibheadh cean gur dhéanta dhoid 4362; successinterestprofit&c. ar chion 3004; dídean cean 2773; d'ionramh chean 2393 n; do bhuain chean dod ghabhlaibh gaoil 2598; cróluighe (-dhe) a cean 31; cuimhne ar na ceanaibh 67; daoir- 2543.

The Book of O'Hara: Leabhar Í Eadhra. Editor: Lambert McKenna S.J.

  1. share, portion, quota; in phr., cion a, ‘in proportion as,’ ‘however much,’ cion a bhfaghbhann do shólás, do-ghéabhaidh do dhólás, 2026; 3730, 5405
  2. m., regard, esteem, do-bheireadh cion do, 4228; ní cóir cion do bheith ar an udhacht, ‘the will should not be deemed valid,’ 5154; 6284; cion comhairle, 9066
  3. cion, f., sin, transgression, fault; gen. na cionta, 9998; pl. ceana, 6871; gen cean, 1394, 1651; dat. ceanaibh, ciontaibh, 379, 1192, 5269

Trí Bior-Ghaoithe an Bháis: The Three Shafts of Death. Author: Geoffrey Keating. Editor: Osborn Bergin.

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