Cite this: eDIL s.v. oí or dil.ie/33584

n a sheep (poetic and archaic). oí .i. caora, Corm. Y 999. uí .i. caora, O'Dav. 1616. oi issan éxi ainm ina caeirech, ZCP iii 245 § 55. n du. dā ai, Laws iv 8.17 . pl. cia dēce h'ai aímenda (.i. . . . do chaorca sgiamhcha), Leb. Gab.(i) i 30.20 . ac gaire ai .i. na cairech, Laws i 106.8 . deich cét n-oe, Ériu ii 28.22 , cf. .x. cét oib aimind (.i. cairigh finda), 4.6 .

nipsa haí cin imditin, Anecd. ii 60.5 = nirpsa ai cen diten, Rawl. B 512 , given by Meyer, Contribb. p. 32 under ái `sheep', seems rather = aí `law-suit'.