alamu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. alamu or dil.ie/2884

Forms: ailim, almhain, hailime, alamain, alumhuin, alamha, alamhuin, alamhan, alamhna

n n, f. (Lat. alumen, Vendr. Lex.). Also ailim, ailiam. a s. almhain, Acall. 1260 . g s. na hailime , 23 K 42, 348.13 . d s. alamain, LU 3148 . alumhuin, Acall. 1281 . alamha buidhe ( alamhuin buidhe, lochtach) f. (g s. alamhan, alamhna), IGT Decl. § 9 .

Alum: arumint (leg. atramentum ? ed.) .i. ailim loisgthe, Arch. i 328 § 101 . ailim, P. O'C. alim (alumen) alum, Zoilomastix xli . buiden uige ┐ salann ┐ ailiam do chumusg tri na ceile … is maith ubhla fiadhain beirbhfe ┐ salann ┐ ailiam do chur mur in cetna 'yolk of egg and salt and alum mixed together … it is good to apply in the same way boiled crab-apples and salt and alum' Celtica ii 38 § 17 . ailiam do chur ris 48 § 9 . alamáin .i. méin a lua, CMCS lix 22 . ro comled alamu dia sund corbo aengel uli, LU 3144 . ar ghabhabhair do ghné an chróigh / do- chóidh sé ar alamhuin uaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 318 . smúal re haghaidh n-alamhna / samhuil ghrúadh Í gheilEaghra, ex. 319 . ailim maille haigeit, Rosa Ang. 210.22 . clocha sulfuir no ailimi, Ir. Astr. Tr. 40.19 . Cf. atramail.