aithmélach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aithmélach or dil.ie/2746

Forms: aithméilech

adj o, ā (aithméla). Also aithméilech.

(a) a ngēir- sgiūrsadh go himnáir aithmēlach seachnōin na srāide ignominiously , Fl. Earls 64.10 .

(b) remorseful, contrite, grief-stricken: as aithrech aithmelach lem a ndernus I am sorry for what I have done, BNnÉ 237 § 162 . ba haithmhēlach imnāir lé a ndorōine, Fl. Earls 34.19 . aithmhéileach dhúin a ndéanmais, TD 3.6 . caoi ḟir aithmhéalaigh the cry of a grief- stricken man, Aithd. D. 78.18 . Adv. docuaidh dha íarraid co himnideach aithmhelach `in anxiety and contrition' (of a priest who had lost the consecrated Host), Ériu ii 82.23 . rugatar as an adaig sin go haitmélach, gan ol gan aibhnes despondently, Celt. Rev. iv 10.1 .