1 domun

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 domun or dil.ie/18161

Forms: doman, domon, dommon, domnaib, domain

n o, m. Also doman, domon; dommon, Corm. Y 416 . is domain tair, ZCP viii 114.1 .

I The world, the earth: in domon gl. mundus, Ml. 145c4 . rann di rannaib in domain gl. mundi, 125b7 . a huili chenela domuin, 67b17 . fon domun, 53b9 , 65c9 . isin domun, Wb. 2a21 . i ndíthrub in domuin asreracht Críst, Tur. 19 . flaith in domain co immel, Thes. ii 333.13 . linfaid inn-huili ndomon, SR 8032 . toirthi in domuin, 2623 . cen siriud in domain duind, LU 3546 ( SCC § 29 ). aird do airdib in domain, FB § 80 . mi in ro-cet-cruthaiged in domun, PH 3518 . co ngébad [Ísu] ard-rigi in uli domain, 3922 . prima etas mundi . . . in ced áis don doman, MacCarthy 278 .

Freq. used without article: oc tuis[t]in domuin, Ml. 19d1 . rí . . . dorósat domun dualach, SR 3 . sluaig fer ṅdomuin, 3488 . fir domain i n-óen-bale, FA 13 . de mnáib domain ule, FB § 19 . do maccaib domain, Fél. June 16 . béstín . . . is áille bói do béstib domain, PH 7201 . a hoirthur domain, 917 . tháinig clann Míleadh tar muir | an treas aois d'aosaibh domhain, Content. xv 71 . Manannán úas domun (leg. domuin?) dind, LU 3961 ( SCC § 45 ). In sense of mankind: ícc in domuin, Wb. 5c14 . atbath in doman i mbás pecctha, PH 2973 .

In religious lit. the world, i.e. the earthly life, etc. (oppd. to eternity): scarad fri indeb in domuin, Wb. 30a18 . ar accubur ┐ saint immin domun (sic leg.) gl. pro appetitu caducorum, Ml. 69a6 . bethad cé .i. in domuin chentar, Hy. v 22 Comm. ( Thes. ii 332.26 ). ní cair in domuin cathim she loved not enjoyment of the world, 8 . fristoing don d.¤ renounces the world, ZCP iii 453.24 . fear roscara[d] frisin d.¤ (.i. teit i n-ailithre), Laws v 234.23 . ropo crochda in domun dó ┐ rocrochar-som don d.¤ , PH 1673 . cath fri demun ┐ doman, 1920 . iar mbreith buadha ó dhomhan ┐ ó dheamhan, O'Don. Suppl.

In physical sense earth (cf. talam): tucad [Ádamh] iter chois is cheand | isin domun chaem choitchend, Lec. 533a10 . do neoch focheard doman de all that the earth puts forth, Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 3 . In loose sense, of inhabited earth: cérbo rí in domuin Nabcodon, Fél. Prol. 93 . r[o]gabsat a thoisig in domun dia eis (i.e. after Alexander), Lec. 34a4 . Esp. of Roman Empire: do Chonstantín . . . do ardríg in domain, FA 32 . bui rig croda . . . forsin domun (of Decius), PH 961 . Oenric rí in domuin (of medieval Roman Empire), RC xvii 363.18 (Tig.). In pl. (in poetic hyperbole): gabais for dōine (doenib, dhainibh, MSS.) domnaib he seized sway over worlds of men (?), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 5 . crothais domnu he made worlds tremble, i 40 § 15 . in d.¤ mór the great world (i.e. the world outside one's own country, oft. Europe as oppd. to Ireland): comaimsirad righ hErend fri rigaib in domain moir, Lec. 34a1 . coriandrium .i. luibh fhāsas annsa domhan mor . . . ┐ dogeibter i nEirinn, 23 K 42, 410.10 . toradh croinn fasus annsa doman mor, RC ix 232.6 . Cf. Acts xix 27 : a nAisia ┐ an domhan mór uile. Similarly in d.¤ tair the eastern world (i.e. the Continent): for muir isin domun tair, Cóir Anm. 115 . dā ndeachaid . . . sa domhan soir, ZCP viii 109.1 . in d.¤ becc the microcosm, i.e. man: in duine dianad sloind ic na felsamaib domun becc, PH 4606 . comaentaighi an doman is lugha risin doman is mo correspondence between the microcosm and macrocosm, 23 P 10, 17b17 .

In phrase isin d.¤ , for (ar) d.¤ in the world , i.e. anywhere, at all (follg. a noun), any, whatsoever ; freq. in neg. sentence and after superl.: mani dirge-siu . . . nocon fil isin d.¤ nodn-dírgi, FB § 27 . nicon fail i n-a sealba isin doman ní nā tibre dam, Corm. Y 698 . fer as dísle san domhun, KMMisc. 246.16 . ni fuil cruthugad isin doman a Stodiacc there is no figure at all in the Zodiac, Ir. Astr. Tr. 122.16 . nách sochma do neoch for doman d'fhaisneis, PH 4315 . cen biadh ar doman do tomailt, SG 19.37 . ní gatar a forgall ar domun degmna `no woman is deprived of her testimony' (= ní gatar forgall degmna ar d.¤ ?), Cáin Ad. 4 . nach dleaghar a gcas ar domhan fín ┐ bainne d'ól . . . in any case whatsoever, 3 C 19, 127.18 . Later used merely to emphasize statement: cainneal ba lōr métt sa doman an exceedingly big candle, Fl. Earls 50.16 . co n-a n-uile riachtanus a less ōrdanāiss mhōir ┐ munisioin ar doman with all they require of great ordinance and ammunition, 40.10 . Similarly in gen.: sēpēl ro-onōrach ar dheissi in domain , 72.10 . ba lōr do chūiss ūathbhāiss in domain enough to cause the greatest terror, 188.12 .

II In limited sense, country, native district, (of a ruler) realm: gur thúiri mé an tolamh thoir | mur budh é an ndoman duthaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 719 . o ranic in rig bo des | ina doman derb dileas, Lec. 608a27 . ní bhí gart dall ina dhomhan `there is no untilled field in his realm', KMMisc. 174 § 36 . a domun do dichennad . . . .i. a chūiged gan chennach, MR 218.1 . Hence property, power, influence (in indeterminate sense): ar chuncid indmais no domain uasail, PH 8369 . cona bugh lugu dogebthai do rigi ┐ du d.¤ o mnaib inas o feraib, Lec. 31a35 . gan lógh do ghabháil ar domhan n-ecclastucdha `for church property', AFM ii 1102.2 .

Compd. ¤scríbnid: inna ṅdomunscribnide gl. cosmographiorum, BCr. 37b1 .