amantúr, amantur

Cite this: eDIL s.v. amantúr, amantur or dil.ie/3078

n o (AN loanword Risk 609, 615 )

(a) chance, accident: docuaidh d'iarraidh amanntuir urcuir `adventure with the spear' (of a knight going to hunt), ZCP vi 293.13 . d'amuntur mo buille, Fier. 53 . ni fetrais cá tic do bás acht a n-amman- túr in tuitme `except that it befalls by chance', De Contemptu 1065 . is amhantur mor do da ttérnuigi an outside chance, 3 C 19, 22 ra32 . da tuca an drochamhantur air beith ar meisce, Rosa Ang. 90.22 .

(b) In concrete sense what comes by chance, windfall, booty: ceithre huinge deg ag Mac C. . . . ann eaghmais amhantuir ┐ uinge d'or ag an mbaintiagarnain . . . ann eaghmais amantuir Tiarna `exclusive of royalties . . . exclusive of the lord's rights' (Macnamara's rental), Trans. RIA xv (1828) 43.z (Antiquities). muna dteagmhadh amhantar dá ngoireann an dlighe castrense dhóibh, TSh. 5124 . ní bhfhuar- adar edail na amhantur and, ALC ii 496.31 . ni ar eirig ádh na amhantur dhoibh, 498.2 . sén ágha ┐ amhantuir, Top. Poems² 1180 . dogebuir-si roinn edala ┐ amhanntair buaim-si `booty', ZCP vi 32.17 . ar sén amhunntuir ┐ edala duid-si, 28.24 .