amrán

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Forms: ambrán

n o, m. (amar) ambrán, PH 889 . singing, song: esnad .i. abhran, O'Dav. 777 . a.¤ sin na mban, Met. Dinds. ii 30.61 . bind re hÍsu a amran, Gorm. May 9 . feras amran frim dá droch which sings against my two wheels, O'Mulc. 350 ( LL 275a3 ). Prov. is a.¤ ri cruit cen chéis / sinni . . . i.e. we are like a ship without a rudder, LU p. 22 note c ( FM i 216 ). do-gní a.¤ : ní fiu trompa mar gní sé an t-abrán, O'Gr. Cat. 617.4 . dorinneadar abhrán orm, Ps. lxix 12 . Of poems composed in `amrán' metre (as oppd. to dán díreach): is é an t-abhrán ro fhalaigh / a n-éadáil a n-ealadhain / do sgar an daghdhán re a dhath / abhrán ban ┐ bachlach, Magauran 3664 . léigthear le cách ollaimh Éireann / uatha ar amhrán, TD 34.5 . As vn. act of singing, chanting: nobítís ic ámrán ┐ ic dúchund, TTr.² 1086 . buidne d'anglib . . . bīt ic amrān, BColm. 30.8 .