airmór

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airmór or dil.ie/2292

adj (mór) very great: ærmar gl. permagna (cupiditas), Ml. 61d12 (ér- ?). most of, the greater part of, usually as subst. with follg. gen.: urmór a ndaíne ┐ a n-indile, RC xvii 384.8 (Tig.). ermór fer ṅHerend, LL 3856 . earmhór an chobhlaigh sin, TFrag. 58.4 . rige aurmoir na hErenn, Rawl. 87a36 (ZCP viii 264 § 18). urmōr naī mbliadan dōib . . . isin Espāin the best part of, ML² 603 . gur chaitheas urmhór m'aoise, Dán Dé xi 7 . a n-urmhór most of them, TSh. 9816 . In adv. phr. d'a.¤ for the most part: Ceall Caindigh do losccadh d'urmhór, AFM ii 922.15 . go ro theichsiot an tír uile d'urmhór, `the greater number of the inhabitants of the country', AFM vi 2176.9 . dfhionnghallaibh Ereann d'urmhór `of almost all the old English of Ireland', 1996.17 . gach díol 'n-a éagmhais d'urmhór and nearly every other kind of payment, DDána 102.18 . ni bheirionn acht mic durmhór nearly always bears sons, 23 K 42, 383.2 . ? i n-a.¤ : comdais brēcairi filid Connacht a n-irmōr for the most part(?), ZCP xiii 25.24 .

See formór.