íarsma

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n , f. ? earlier íarmae (1 íar) Celtica xv 18-19 .

(a) remainder, remnant, anything remaining over ; posterity, survivor : iarsma, iardhráoi, fuighioll, Eg. Gl. 393. in i.¤ anma fil indum `the remains of life,' CCath. 2185. tri nonbair d'i.¤ na Feinde, Acall. 7896. rochinn a cruth ... for ī.¤ Tūath Dē Danann over the rest of the T.D.D., ZCP xiii 171.2 . ni fhaicfe nech i.¤ dibh o tosach laoi any trace of them, BNnÉ 59.4 . conach ffuil aón da niarsmadaip no da sliocht ... `of their survivors,' Leb. Gab.(i) 160 n. 12 . a s[h]īl Arailt rūadhus rand | a ī.¤ laec[h]rad Lochlann, ZCP viii 229 § 3. biaidh gan i.¤ 'na degaidh `will be without descendants,' BNnÉ 255.28 . ni h-aicme aen athar ocus ni h-i.¤ aen mháthar `the race of one father, the offspring of one mother,' MR 144.15 . taoth a n-i.¤ it éaroic `their posterity shall fall in atonement for thy death,' Aithd. D. 10 § 22. nó is d'i.¤ cheóil Chaschoraigh `or is it come from the music of C. ?,' Studies 1919, 612 § 7 . Corbmac Ua Lumluini, fer leighind ... i.¤ shuadh Ereann ina aimsir the last survivor of the sages of Ireland, AFM ii 1174.7 . go dtí i.¤ Éiriomhóin `the last of E.'s race,' Aithd. D. 7 § 32.

(b) the after-effects, the result (always in bad sense) : i.¤ na sleige sin the after-effects of that spear (wound), Acall. 4870. tainic ris fós iersma an galair sin, TBC-LL¹ 2257. an dochar agus an dían-íarsma bhí le h-imirt orra the evil result that would fall upon them, ZCP iv 400 n. 27 . gnáth mar i.¤ id dhiadh buaidhreadh as a result, Keat. Poems 1351. nír ba oigrecht gan i.¤ agus nír ba gabáltas gan tromchíos `no unencumbered heritage,' Caithr. Thoirdh. i 7.17 .