comadas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comadas or dil.ie/10573

adj o, ā (adas) suitable, fitting, proper , etc. Sometimes written comdas (cf. 1 comdes?). comhdhas .i. comhadhas no coimhdhlightheach, O'Cl. comadassaib doib gl. laudibus `adequate to them', Ml. 88c13 . a[ḟ]orcital c.¤ do chách `suitable teaching', Wb. 8b13 . frecrae c.¤ `a fitting answer', Ml. 30b10 . cétmuinter dligthech comcheníuil c.¤ (comdas v.l.), Críth Gabl. 347 . ben ch.¤ do Máel D., LU 1819 . o Ch. comdas na cned `C., mark for wounds', Met. Dinds. iii 8.95 . C. . . . meic Cairpri comdais, Corp. Gen. 118 x . lan fir c.¤ , Laws iii 118.z Comm.

Predic.: c.¤ lobre et immomon forsin mug `meet (is) weak- ness on the slave', Wb. 8b1 . ind aimsir ba[d] ch.¤ dó `that was fitting to him', 21a1 . is hed ón dano as ch.¤ `fitting', Ml. 90c12 . ni c.¤ du aisndís inna mmaraisndisen-so acht in spiurt noib `only the Holy Spirit is fit' etc., 64d2 . . . . long- um est ut quanta dignum (.i. cómadas) est, tanta dicantur , ZCP vii 483.28 (= Enchir. Aug. 81a ). is c.¤ cauradmír do thabairt dait, LU 8784 . donrig batar uissi (.i. batar uiss no umla no innraice no comadais), Ir. Gl. 41.6 . fornn ba c.¤ friar cloenré (of divine punishment), SR 3618 (where comdas required by metre, cf. 4778 ). cinnas bad chomdas in sluagad do thecht, LL 7920 ( TBC 456 ). narbo comadhas leo in mac amra ut do beth etir dainib, BB 414a39 . imdaidh bud comadhas do flaith `a couch fit for a prince', Grail 2856 .

Compar. ben budh comadhaise dō inā B. (comadhais v.l.), ML² 582 .

As subst. o that which is fitting; suitability etc.: atait ceithre comadhuis cacha raithe la Féine `Gehörigkeiten', Bürgschaft 41.7 . tainig a comhadhus Croich[ne cr]u ima Elge airbhe (see O'Dav. 388 ), Ériu xiii 20.19 . ?do gair dire dia comhadhais Croichne file, 26 . ar dlighidh gach gradh as a mámaibh techta, saorus a nemhthes a cóir a comhadhus, 33.16 . trī randa dorigne don lind .i. bunad ┐ tānaisi ┐ īarlind ┐ can ní díb-sin dia comadus without any of them being fit for them, BColm. 74.26 . taet cach grād ria ch.¤ , Arch. iii 314 § 24 . maithi na h-arm-se omm . . . is é so mo ch.¤ this is the one that is right for me, TBC 109 ( LL 8502 ). Moc[h]omōc comadusa (= -us-sa) don C[h]oimdidh cōimidh, ZCP xiii 15.10 . cech fer cíuil cona ch.¤ with his instruments(?), MU² 197 . ropad léor lem gilla a chomadais dom muntir na agid, LU 5961 . ō nach bfaghann bean ar banais / acht éinfhear a comhadhuis only one man to suit her, KMMisc. 356.2 . See com-.

Attrib. g s. cor comadais `a meet covenant', Laws iv 34.2 . amal coir comadais Caisil proper, Ériu xvi 65.36 . in-ilchrichaib comadais, Rawl. 107b6 . a clíar comhadhais, IGT Decl. ex. 964 . hattreb chomadais do'n spirut nóeb, PH 5600 . mo ceile comadais `lawful spouse', Grail 1722 . lan fir comadais eturru `full appropriate denial upon oath', Laws iii 118.8 Comm. cona congaibh comadhais `with suit- able equipment', Hugh Roe² 342.6 .

Predic.: ni comadhais dún diblinaib cunnrad na hingine- sea, Lat. Lives 71.8 . ba comtrom comadais a comlonn, MR 246.2 . ní comhdhais (.i. dliged nó cóir) do mhac gan ferann ┐ ríghe nÉrenn lat, ZCP v 523.31 . narbo comadhais do `that it was not fitting for him', Grail 1339 . arm is coma- dhais do `a weapon befitting him', Laws v 134.1 Comm. im roba comadais lais, Hugh Roe² 244.12 .