muim(m)e

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Forms: buim(m)e, buime, muime, mmuimme

n , f., also buim(m)e. buime muime, IGT Dec. § 3.7 . A nurse, fostermother (fem. equivalent of 1 aite). is bésad na mmuimme dogní deidbleán di oc munud á dalti (gl. tanquam si nutrix foveat filios suos), Wb. 24d11 . g p. inna mmuimme , gl. nutricum, Ml. 112b22 . ni tualaing aite nā muime tathchur, Laws ii 168.21 . dalta ┐ [a] aide, ingean ┐ a buime, v 480.13 . d'oidib ┐ do buimaib, iii 488.11 . do thig m'aiti-sea ┐ mo mummi, FB 66. i toig a muime (= materterae suae quae eum nutrierat), Lat. Lives 45 = Trip. 10.10 . dā mac mumme ┐ aite do Ailill A.'s two foster brothers, TBC-LL¹ 2490. is tairise do cach mac a bume, Ériu iv 128.11 . For the legal status of a `muime', see Stud. in E. Ir. Law 200 fg . In wider sense of an instructress, patroness, etc.: ac oenmummib daronsat ceird-gnimrada gaile . . . ac Scáthaig ┐ ac Uathaig ┐ ac Aífe, TBC-LL¹ 3006. Brigit . . . mumme Goidel , IT iii 71 § 26 (muime, mumi v.l.). Often fig.: a aite diabuil . . . a muime na demna! (of a sinful soul), PH 8172. ná himbeir luinni . . . for muimme [leg. muimmi] mac nIsrahél, SR 6972 (= matrem in Israel, 2 Samuel xx 19 , of a city). ig muime gach ratha rāín (of Rachrae Isle), ZCP x 53.17 . ba muime ordan ┐ altrama . . . do thuathaib na hAissia hi (of Persepolis), Alex. 416. is í in scriptuir diada is máthair ┐ is mume ailgen dona hulib iresachaib, LB 251b17 ( MS. Mat. 613 ). tri muime menman: sotla, suirge, mesce, Triads 247. teora muime a hordan, MacCongl. 97.6 .