3 imdae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 imdae or dil.ie/27435

Forms: imda, imda, imdae, imdae, imdae, imdad, n-imdadaib

n f. Fluctuates between and dental stem. a s. imda, Corm. Y 447. g s. imda, IT iii 464.21 . d s. imdae, TBC² 3151. g p. imdae, BDD² 880. g du. imdae, BDD² 964. g du. imdad, LU 4230. d du. úas a dib n-imdadaib , IT i 310.41 .

(a) shoulder, shoulder-blade: iomdha .i. slinnén, ni thug ó roghabh iodhna, iomdha dia chéile comhlainn .i. o do ghabh arm ni thug a shlinnén da chéile comhlainn, O'Cl. imda .i. slinnén, ut est, buí a chochall go maethan a dh[i] imdha, Ériu xiii 74 § 164. ōthā ind na lāime ... corrici ind alt fil iter in imda ┐ in maothán, Corm. Y 447. co maothan a dā imdaed (imdaid, v.l.), 1059.21 . scíath ... co túagmílaib óir úas a dib n-imdadaib, IT i 310.41 . cairemain is tornoire ... remur nimda doib (describing the different portions of meat given to the various grades), YBL 419b21 (= LL 29b40 ).

(b) hip ? these exx. may belong to (a), the gloss on BDD § 97 being, perhaps, erroneous. The instances in which hair is said to reach the imdae refer to men except that from LU 4230 where the reference is to a sudden and miraculous growth of hair. benaid braine a da imdae (.i. a da less) (of hair), BDD § 97. folt ... fair co sniged co brainni a imda, IT iii 464.40 ní tharnic ... do neoch ... dercad furri in tan rosiacht áth a da himdad in folt ... ro asair furri (of a miraculous growth of hair), LU 4230. fithisi oir im cach ṅdual dia fult conici chlar a da imdai, YBL 118a40 . claideb ōrduirn iarna imdae, TBC² 3151.