créidim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. créidim or dil.ie/12833
Last Revised: 2013

 

n act of gnawing, corroding; diminution, corrosion, damage : credem (leg. crédim) galar, SR 1508 . ar chathaib, air chredim, Fen. 282.24 . nír mheistte liter 'na leighenn / uiscce 'na creidhim da bhfúair (a book fallen into water), BNnÉ 136.z . nach cás crēidhim, O'R. Poems 3977 . cre tar a corp as créidím is a cause of grief, Rel. Celt. ii 272.16 . créidhim im bhás an dá bhan, Aithd. D. 18.9 . slán fád chréidhim, a chos deas, Hackett² 15.1 . ? .xxx. bliadan gan crēidhim 'thirty complete years' Éigse xxiv 65 § 1 . As vn. dá gcréidhim `gnawing', Aithd. D. 92.15 .

V. freq. in phr. cen c.¤ complete(ly), perfect(ly) (us. as cheville): ri congrad cenchredim cain, SR 7271 . coic ríg trichat cen chreidim, LL 28063 . ba slán dia churp gan creidhim for fult na fiaccail, Anecd. i 70.x . do chlar gan chradh gan credim (: ēirind), IT iii 87 § 96 .

See creimm, creinn, crinad.