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The Edinburgh D inns kenc has. 495

a.mran\gther Etar, An«^t hen S(?«gainn, Li ben 'K\i^raigi, Cnuca ben Genainn, is i cowdi^aid 'sin tilaig sin, 3 is inti ro^dhnocht, conxdh. uaithi ainmni^//?^r Cnucha.

Coig mna tz/rsatar aleth [leg. ille] coig vaeic DaXa can duilgi, da ninai dibh Cnucha co xnhXadh. is Et//r o irocht imgla^;.

Atbath Cnucha sunna tra san cnuc ria n-abar Cnucha, atbath Et«/- hen Gainn gluair a mBen[n] Etrt/V re henuair.

De sin ata £tar an

is Cnucha C(?/'ach coml^///,

is inis Fuata can ail

ocus ?)\iabh. Fuait co rwovhXaidh.

No Cnucha ingen Connaidh. a hiathaz'^h Luimn/^h, buime C«inn C€icathaig docoid ann do tham ina tigh fen [■] do hadh- naicedh la Connaidh (?) isin chnuc ugad .1. Cnucha. Unde Cnucha dicitur].

Cnucha, whence was it named ?

Not hard (to say). When the five sons of Dela, son of Loth, came to Erin, (to wit) Gann, Genann, Rudraige, Sengann, and Slaine, they brought five queens with them, to wit, Fuat, Slaine's wife (from whom is named Sliab Fuait and Inis Fuata), Etar, Gann's wife — 'tis she that died on Etar, and from her it is named — Anust, wife of Sengann, Li, wife of Rudraige, and Cnucha, wife of Genann. 'Tis she that died on that hill, and therein she was buried. Wherefore from her Cnucha is named.

Dela's five sons without trouble Brought hither five wives : Two of them were famous Cnucha And Etar from the very clear strand.

Now Cnucha died here On the hill called Cnucha, And Etar, wife of pure Gann, On Benn Etair at the same hour.

Thence is splendid Etar And Cnucha, the very full. And Inis Fuata without shame. And Sliab Fuait with great renown.

Or Cnucha, daughter of Connad from the lands of Luimnech, fostermother of Conn of the Hundred Battles. She died there

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