1 imrind

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 imrind or dil.ie/28048
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: háithimrind

(a) n (1 rind) object having many points : dáiní conígí a n-imlind on imlendaibh sis arsein i.¤ bís ara cosaibh (of the descendants of Ham), BB 8a19 . na himir imrindi form, IT ii2 244.37 .

(b) a promontory, headland: ainm dí Libia on gáeith grind | na da-sitlend co himrinn `its name of Libia [comes] from the pleasant brook which trickles to the headland,' PRIA 1879-1888, p. 238.11 v.l. = LL 135b48 .

(c) Seems to be used here of an abstract quality : Aedh Donn mac Ferghusa Finn | ri Uladh gusan imrinn of great keenness ? Acall. 1049.

(d) Used attrib. (indeclinable; see imrinde) having many points: as a personal epithet : rosiacht Aicil i.¤ ilcrechtnaigte i mbeataid docum na scor transfixed with pointed objects ?, BB 439b30 . Dál nAraide nuasal n-i.¤ very keen ?, Arch. Hib. i 361.7 . la fíanlaech nuabrech n-i.¤ , LL 276b14 . trī coecait fer n-imrind dō, dā gae for cach crunn leu, TBC-I¹ 2895 . Of an object: tricha cēt carpat nimrinn `chariots armed with two scythes' (Plummer MS. notes), TBC-I¹ 337 ; 'jantés' Études Celt. xxii 217-18 . os cind Conain Find | in errid alaind imrind, MR 78.6 . deich céd ... slegh n-imrinn ffoda with points on all sides, Ériu viii 136.7 . rechmi cath n-i.¤ n-imda n-imamnas, LU 3423. forácaib in n-ag n-i.¤ , LL 376a42 . Of a place promontoried ? : genfid i n-inis iar nglind | rofestar Ériu i.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 304.28 . céin mharus Ériu i.¤ , ZCP xii 391.19 . go hEamain i.¤ (B. na f.), ZCP v 488 § 8.

As adv. ath fostada Féinde Finn | adér rib co háithimrind , Acall. 4980.