immacaldam, immacaldaim

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n ā, f. vn. of imm-acallatar.

(a) act of conversing; mutual converse, conversation, colloquy: is etarru biid immacaldaim, Sg. 200b7 . tresinn immocaldaim frecṅdairc `through the present mutual colloquy,' 161b1 . co cúala ... imacallaim n-adamraigthe muintiri nimi, LU 1955. iar closin imacallma na mban, 8370 (FB). roforbanastar a bethaid etir na himacallma anglecda `he ended his life among angelic conversations,' BColm. 106.8 . itcualatar ... in imacallaim si do-róine Sattan fria timtirechaib, PH 3878. tāinic cóir comhrāidh ┐ imagallmha idir Conān ┐ Fiond, Feis Tighe Chonáin 97. san ogham iomagallmha (distinguished from the beithe luis), IGT, Introd. 3.24 . do berthí ar nemh é d' imagallaimh re hainglibh, BCC 168.18 . ionnus nach bhfuairsiot ... áineas nō iomagallmhadh do dhéanamh, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 34.18 ​.

In a bad sense, dispute: Brian ... do mharbhadh lá a dearbrathair ... tria iomagallamh tarla eaturra, AFM iv 1008.5 .

sexual intercourse: saigidh si iomagalloimh baoisi for an ngiolla, Leb. Gab.(i) 26 § 26.

As a title of certain stories: imacallaim in da tuar, Laws i 18.12 . See also D'Arbois de Jubainville, Essai d'un Cat. 150.

(b) conference, council: iomagallaimh .i. comhairle, O'Cl. téit iar sin hi tech n-imacallma fria muintir, Trip.² 619. dotháet Fróech cuccu issa tech n-immacaldmae, TBFr. 173. co tistais ... fri haentaid imac[a]lma do `to hold a conference with him,' Laws i 14.14 . bátar húi Néill ... i mMaig Breg i n-imaccalaim, Ériu iv 124.3 . gan iadhad n-imagallmha impe do dhénamh dóibh, MR 314.16 . ba sí comarli Sencha doib dano ina n-imacallaim in their council, LU 8096 (FB).