díáirmide

Cite this: eDIL s.v. díáirmide or dil.ie/15909

 

Forms: diár- mithi

adj (áirmide)

(a) innumerable, countless: diár- mithi gl. plures, Wb. 3a4 . atchiat na heriu tromma díarmidi the heavy, countless loads, RC ix 484 . maīne diairmithi, YBL 156a1 . dona adamraibh diairmidib, Ériu ii 104 . is diairmhiti a gneithe, Auraic. 3776 . dírmandai diairmide, Alex. 306 . popul diáirmide, PH 1724 . is immda ┐ is diairmite . . . immat in tsloig, 6207 . frem[a] diairmidthi, ZCP xiv 16 . ár díáirmithe leiss forru an innumerable body of them slaughtered by him, SG 50.20 . batar diairmidhe re n-airdmes, CCath. 5653 . shochaidheadh ndíoáirmhighthe, TSh. 674 . Adv. ro marbait co diairmiti and, Cog. 14.y . In undistributed sense: as adbul ┐ is diairmidi failti muintiri nime, Snedg. u. Mac R 38.3 .

(b) As subst. vast number; undefined number: co sostaib slanaib sidib | diarmidi do hilmilib, SR 388 . díarmide daigrech dín | drong daigrech na Filistín | tricha mile cairptech cath | is sé mili fer n-armach, 5593 . cenmota diairmithi do ḟeraib leigind, Lec. 436b22 . an uile diarmidhi eter daeine ┐ echu that countless sum of men and horses, BColm. 102 . oirdnis coecait for tri cetaib epscop . . . ┐ araile diáirmidhe do ṡaccartaib, Anecd. iii 36 . icait . . . secht cumala o cach fir co diairmithi, Laws iii 116 . is do díármidhib na togla an romarb T. dona Grecaib, TTr.² 1482 .