ailm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ailm or dil.ie/1060

n f.

(a) pine-tree: a.¤ .i. crand giuis .i. ochtach, Auraic. 1194 . a.¤ .i. ochtach . . . no a, id est, quasi pailm a palma., 4293 .

(b) Name of the letter a in the ogham alphabet: a.¤ didiu cetlapra gach pi ┐ iachtad gach mairb i.e. ah! is the first thing we utter on entering life and the last on leaving it, Auraic. 2797 = O'C. 371 ( H. 3.18, 207 ). ar is a.¤ (no a) adber in duine ac iachtad i ngalar, Auraic. 5576 . aicmi ailmi, 989 . luis ailme, beithe ailme .i. la, ba, 999 . IGT Introd. § 4. (4. 6) . gabar tria a.¤ quasi caper rotruailled and i.e. the e of `caper' has been corrupted into a in `gabar', Corm. Y 675 . a.¤ na haenur a naghaidh na secht litrech aili, O'D. 1224 (H. 2.15, p. 86b). a.¤ .i. in tí dana fidh a.¤ ina ainm .i. in flaith, O'C. 370 ( H. 3.18, 207 ). d'a.¤ nō d'ur .i. a nō u, Parrth. Anma 6302 . nion, ruis, dá onn, ┐ a.¤ (i.e. Onóra), Dánta Gr. 89.13 .