airmitnech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airmitnech or dil.ie/2283

Forms: oirmindech, oirbindech

adj o, ā (1 airmitiu). a.¤ féid honoured, respected: cach ōen comaldathar in cáin si . . . arop a.¤ fēith la Dīa, Cáin Ad. 30 . Later without féid: in fírén huasal a.¤ , Trip.² 2021 . fer soimm a.¤ , 2699 . fer óc a.¤ , RC xxvi 12 § ix ( LL 186a55 ). fer eirmhitnech, AU ii 176.22 . ingen uasal oirmitnech fia dáinib, Three Hom. 54.3 . a.¤ tuaite .i. dia tabair tua(i)t airmitin, BCrólige 32 . a.¤ Alman `revered one of Almain', RC xxiv 192.8 . i naentaid na naemh-Trinoidi . . . airmhitnighi, Lism. L. 1114 . gnuis airmetnech failid, BB 427a35 . a ógh airmhidneach (litany of the Virgin), Parrth. Anma 3944 . coic laithi airmhidnecha leo . . . cin tomhailt feola leo, `five days specially observed', Marco P. 27 . With metathesis oirmindech, ZCP xiii 8.18 . oirbindech, vi 24.16 . Compar.: mad sofoltachu in fer oldas in ben . . . no mad airmidnechu i.e. has a higher status, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 62 § 31 . Superl. ro hadhnacht . . . ionnus as airmidhnighe ro hadhnacht Gaoidheal riamh, Hugh Roe 326.5 (fo. 84b) .