cosmail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cosmail or dil.ie/12604

Forms: -muil, cusmail, comhsamhuil, cosmhail, casmuil, -lius

(com + samail). Earlier -muil (see GOI 107 ). Later also ca-. cusmail, ZCP vi 34.8 . comhsamhuil, Oss. v 52.4 . c.¤ .i. co-samail .i. comsamail, Corm. Y 250 .

I As adj. i

(a) like, similar : c.¤ gl. paris, Sg. 12b5 . gnímu cosmaili, Ml. 93d14 . it cosmaili `they are alike', Sg. 59a17 . etir da ṅainmm cosmaili, 28a7 . Wb. 32d14 . Ml. 126b15 . c.¤ leiss cacha orr im cara fá æscare gl. parricida, Sg. 12b7 . sina saeba . . ./ flaithe claena cosmaile `similarly', Ériu xviii 64 § 31 . bás c.¤ a like death, PH 1865 . similis uindicatio (sic leg.) inneachadh cosmhail, Cóir Anm. 110 . it é comaesa . . . cosmaili, BDD² 680 . ? fer . . . / dober in c.¤ cach leirg, TBC-I¹ 71 = dobeir hi ghcosmuil, ZCP ix 123.13 .

With FRI: bat chosmuli frinni gl. sicut et nos, Wb. 17c5 . cosmil frignímu angil, 32c7 . banchossmaili friartuissech, 33b20 . So passim in O. Ir. glosses. c.¤ . . . fri druimne ṅdoíle, Fraech 18 . Cf. aiciditi cosmaili contra accidentia nominis , Sg. 187b5 . Note also: is cosmuil rib calmacht do denum, Aen. 2454 . With DO: ciall ch.¤ dund salm so `similar to', Ml. 110d6 . is c.¤ disin dano asrobrad donaib ídlaib . . . infirmitates `similarly then infirmitates was applied . . .', 37b24 (or adv. ?). fri praenomen c.¤ do, Sg. 28a15 . cosmuil dúibsi andedeso, Wb. 12d1 . nert c.¤ don tenid, LU 2501 . nech is casmail dó, LB 191b46 . molt no ni bes c.¤ do, Laws i 122.7 Comm.

With OCUS: is c.¤ són dano ┐ intan . . . , Sg. 11a1 . is c.¤ aní fuandrogab infaith ┐ fuanrogab Crist, Ml. 50a10 . is c.¤ inmolad so . . . ┐ inmolad rongab in popul, 82d11 . ní casmail ┐ cealg mná, IGT Decl. ex. 389 . cosmhuil sin is mar deire `so too you say', Content. vi 117 .

(b) likely, probable (cf. iscosmil nade isamlid gl. et non, sicut blasfemamur, et sicut aiunt quidam nos dicere, etc., Wb. 2a11 ). c.¤ mo bith, Fing. R. 977 . bá c.¤ . . . ri Íunaind it seemed to J., TTr.² 359 . an tē as cosmhail dár gcobhair the one who is (most) likely to help me, DDána 11.2 is c.¤ an croidhe tinn / a ngoire an osnaidh ísill, IGT Decl. ex. 399 . sgéal nar chosmhail do chreidiomh, Aithd. D. 32.14 . cosmhail . . . / nach fuair tú . . . , Content. xxiv 21 . ni cosmhail go madh inchreidte . . . ar thuit, ML 28.y .

(c) fitting, proper, becoming: sāethor coimsi, fīt cosmuil, ZCP vii 311 § 14 . ba c.¤ ba cuibsech, xi 96 § 55 . nír chosmhail a chur a suim / síneadh cinn do Choin Chuluinn `it were unreasonable', Bard. P. 14. 5 . gan ród gcosmhail, Dán Dé vi 1 . ní dáil chosmhail nach cás leat . . . you do wrong not to be concerned that . . . , DDána 1.1 . condramh cosmhail `honest pact', O'Hara 1928 . erchra in ḟir cubaidh cosmuil, ZCP vi 265 § 20 . gomadh casmhuil duit / gan aon-aithis do thabhairt, Content. xiii 4 . toradh antsaothairsin dothiodhlucadh dona tighearnaibh . . . rera cosmhula an saotharsin = who agreed with their work, Carswell 2.10 .

Compar. and superl. innahí ata chosmailiu gl. uerisimiliora, Ml. 16b1 . cosmailiu asa chosmailiu hé fri claind nIsraél he resembled more and more, Celtica iv 22.265 . a serg cia ren cosmuile, IGT Abstr. Nouns ex. 1023 . ós rú as casmaile cumann as they are the most promising object of (my) affection, O'Gr. Cat. 392.23 . Adv. co c.¤ , Laws iv 22.11 Comm.

II As subst. cosmhail, casmuil f., IGT Decl. § 13 (66.13) . likeness, similarity : is c.¤ indí imma-immgaib `it is a likeness of one who avoids', Sg. 59a13 leg. cosmaile or -lius, Edd. fon æn c.¤ coir `according to the same proper analogy', BCrólige 62 . do bhí i n-osnaidh E.B. / cosmhail ceoil na coluime. PBocht 11.11 . ag buing casnuidh dom chroidhe / mur chasmhuil chroinn chasnuidhe after the manner of, IGT Decl. ex. 450 = fa chasmail, 612 . gan chasmhail peerless, Aithd. D. 11.29 . ┐ a cosmaile and the like, O'Gr. Cat. 215.22 . ? ferr in c.¤ caol fodae, ZCP vii 311 § 15 .

Compds.: cosmailainmmnechthecha gl. [h]omonima, Sg. 29a9 . 106b6 . cosmailoircnid inter athiroircnid no tuistidoircnid gl. parricida (pari-cida), 12b6 .