comúaimm

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n (1 and 2 úaimm) act of sewing together; joint, seam, junction : mullach cinn .i. a baites no in comuaim `suture', Bretha 2A . ar-roemuid dar roeib do madcomuanna a chind ┐ a chlocind, Corm. 36.26 = ba cosmail batar coíb a inchinde a roemaid dar roeib do mad comuamanda a chind ┐ a chloicind, Anecd. iv xiv.11 . dar comḟuammannaib a chind, LL 11089 ( TBC-LL¹ 4282 ). cur[o]bris comuaim ┐ comhdlúthugud luinge a bidhbad, CCath. 2038 . a comuamanna `bolts', 2077 . aisli .i. faobhar, ut est rinnaighecht i comuaim dá aisli, O'Dav. 57 . Fig. comuaim necalsa fri tuaith union of church and state, Laws iii 32.2 . comhúaim retha esci im rith ṅgréne, ACC 61 Comm. ( RC xx 256 ). caid cach rét co canóni comuaim congruence of sacred text, Corm. 11.33 = mad fri canóin[e] comūaim, Corm. Y 291 . comúaim coimgne harmonizing of synchronisms, Tec. Corm. 3.19 (comuaim .i. comceangal, Tec. Corm. cited O'Don. Suppl.). Comuammann na nGenelach (title), Corp. Gen. 137.1 . So also: F. . . . foúair / .xl. iarna comḟúaim (length of a reign), LL 15324 . ? comūaim can a enech, ACL iii 295 § 29 = comúaim cána enech `to conform with the canons of honor', Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 98 , 105 . comuaim . . . ┐ coibnes ciallaide na liachtan-sa, is e leth is aentadach fri Matha co dú etc. context, PH 4406 (see at(t)oíbi.

Metr. of alliterating words at end and beg. of quatrains (see 1 fidrad): iter da choumuaim fidhraid, Auraic. 3872 . remshuidigud óenshillaibe eter da chomfhuaim fhidraid . . . ced . . . (verse). Is é in desmerecht andsin .i. ced eter dered ind raind toesig .i. lond ┐ tossach ind raind tan[aisi] (leth), 5363 . lourrca fuach . . . reimtsuigiugad detsillaebach bis riasna da chomuaim ica saorad ar da gne .i. fogair ┐ claon ceille, 4880 . Betw. couplets: ita in comuaim amal ata fidh airedha in lethraind toisigh ┐ in lethraind deirig, Auraic. 3946 . Cf. comuaim naisnéisin .i. uaim cumaidhe . . . a tosaigh re deiredh, O'D. 849 ( H 3.17, 603 ). ? conagar dno isin aip[g]itir bunad o æn, ┐ airic o deda, ┐ a cor a tredhe ┐ a comhuaim fri ceathardu `confirmation', Auraic. 1020 . Of metrical composition in general: fri comuaim n-uad, Auraic. 3538 . ? cen comuaim tomuis dligthig . . . acht tomhus fri cloais . . ., 3588 . ar annsatas a comuama . . . seoch na haistib eile because of its intricacy (a metre), O'D. 1196 (H 2.15, 80a). i gcomh-uaim fileata `in poetic measure', Content. v 20 . Cf. con-óigi.