comaltram

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n (altramm)

(a) joint (responsibility for) rearing; sharing in fosterage : atait secht mna la Fene frisna comalat fir noch it he ailde a mbeardae .i. nochon ndenait comaltruma (sic) friu, SM Facs. 56a13 . bean saor beiris mac do mug daor . . . .i. le fein in lenum ┐ comaltrum di (i.e. the child belongs to her and she shares in the expense of its rearing?), Laws v 202.12 Comm. sē mnā dona dlegar comaltrum na iarrad who are not bound to share in the (payment for) rearing, ZCP xv 310 § 6 n. co fuigillsit ollomain breithemna Erenn imma c.¤ ┐ ima ndilsi, O'D. 986 ( H 3.17, 849 ) = comaltor, Anecd. iii 27.16 . an tan rofitir in bean ┐ soi-sim fri haithrighe, is altrum fuirre-si; muna sou-sum, is comaltrum (of a connexion with a cleric), Laws v 204.19 Comm. fri bes[cna] (Plummer MS. notes) comailtuir .i. . . . in comaltrama, 394.27 Comm. macc na da mear, ma tat a fine araen ar aird . . . is in comhaltrum do dénam doibh, O'D. 2311 ( Rawl. B 506, 31c ) (opp. to altrum, ibid.). ogha imdha . . . acum comhaltram, Lat. Lives 102.y .

(b) co-fosterage : comhalta comhaltroma ┐ coimléighinn Cormac . . . ┐ Cerbhall, TFrag. 220.8 .