Foclóir Draíochta - Dictionary of Druidism

2nd Edition
le Seán ó Tuathail
copyright 1993 John Kellnhauser / Cainteanna na Luise
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E ( ay ) ............................................. v eabhadh

eabhadh - aspen, fiodh for the letter E, associated with, among other things, indecision, change

each - horse, stead

eachtra - adventure, saga, unexpected event, wonderful surprise

eagna - wisdom, understanding (cf eolas)

eala - swan

éalang - flaw, weak spot, debilitating trait (cf fabht, locht)

éalúdach - absconder from justice, used loosely for someone attempting to escape his/her dán (which is impossible)

éan (éin) - bird

eangaill - cliff notch, a small narrow ledge beneath the lip of a high (usually sea-) cliff which is thw point of hightest brí and which (dangerously) allows one to stand ON the wall at, not AT the top of the cliff itself

éaraid - magical interferance or hinderance

eas - 1) waterfall; 2) weasel

easáin - (unlawful) refusal of hospitality

éasca - 1) moon; 2) fluent, nimble, free, swift

easca - quicksand, used generally for any area of potential danger

eascaine - curse (general not neccessaroly bríocht)

éicse - poetic "nuts and bolts" knowledge (cf iomas)

éifeacht - depersonalized power (general theoretical abstract)

éigse v éicse

éigsín - 1) poetry student; 2) fake file

eineach - honour (as a formal rank, cf clú)

eineaclann - honour price paid for offence

Éire - v Ériu

éireannachas - Irish characteristics

éiric - fine or penality, esp. for violation of eineach

éirim - intellect, appitude

eisinreach - excommunication from social group

éislinn - blemish caused by aoir

eiteach - refusal, denial (of aíocht, )

Emhain Macha - capital of pagan Ulster

eo - 1) salmon; 2) prince; 3) yew

eo fis - Salmon of Knowledge

eolas - knowledge, information (cf eagna)

éraic - v éiric

erbe - v airbe

Ériu - Ireland