airchomal

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airchomal or dil.ie/1748

Forms: aurcomla, urchomhal, orchomhal, -ail

n o, perh. orig. n. n p. aurcomla, Laws ii 118.15 Comm. Later m. urchomhal, orchomhal (g s. and n p. -ail), IGT Decl. § 17 . short spancel espec. for the fore-legs of an animal (opp. to langfetir. See Bidrag 23 ): langp[h]eitir . . . itir cois n-īarthair ┐ cois n-airthir biis. non sic aurc[h]omal .i. aur-accomol .i. itir dā c[h]ois n-airthir biis, Corm. Y 812 . erchomul (gl. lucar, see note), Sg. 126a1 . co m-belgib airgdidib ┐ urchomla credumæ fon-echaib, IT ii2 191.59 . oc sním irchomail fo G. .i. gabar D., SCano 238 . treige n-urcomail, Laws v 482.28 .i. in da id ┐ in leithri, 484.18 Comm. muinci, srīan is erc[h]omal, BColm. 50.4 . go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail, TBC-LL¹ 3825 . curther fóthu a n-urchomail, 3626 . groidhe . . . gan orchumhall, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 160 x . each urchomhuil, IGT Decl. ex. 764 . each i n-orchomhal gan ḟir, 744 . id airchomail see 1 id. Metaph. tamhan file .i. creat cuain na filedh a n-idhe ┐ a n-urcomla fair, O'D. 1206 (H. 2.15, 82 c.2). urchomhall é fá 'n eangnomh he is a check on exploits (of foreigners), Miscell. Celt. Soc. 348.8 .