mem(m)ra

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mem(m)ra or dil.ie/31921

Forms: membræ, menbr, memro, memrai, memrae

n io, m., (<Lat. memoria `monument'). d s. membræ (gl. tumulo, Eclog. v 42 ), Thes. ii 46.20 = menbr, p. 361 (perhaps n s.). memro, Fél. 168.11 (poem), but: isin memrai , 244.21 . g p. memrae, Fél. Prol. 224.

A monument over the dead, a tomb; often a shrine (containing a saint's relics). conda-róet oen-memra one tomb received them, LB 179 marg. inf. saire muilind no duirthige no membra ` a shrine ', Laws iv 154.20 . téit A. isin membra do deiscin in chuirp, Fél. 244.32 (= mbemrai, Fél.² clxxi 12 ). inmain dias fil fo fois | icon crois 'con memro thes, 168.11 (expld.: ar ata membro .i. taisi Finain ┐ Onchon a n-aen maighin, ib. 13 , as if = relics ). i mmemraib óir, Prolegomena 80. Les in memra (n.l.), Lism. L. 2655 = Less an m.¤ , AFM ii 1070.7 . m.¤ .i. scrin no taisi, O'Dav. 1232. meambra .i. sgrín no coimhéd a mbid taise, O'Cl.