oíbnius

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Forms: oíbinnius, áebhnes, -nis, -nesa

n u,m. (oíbind) also oíbinnius, earlier form; in Mid.Ir. both words are used indifferently. In Mod.Ir. treated also as o-stem. áebhnes (g s. -nis , -nesa ), IGT Dec. § 38.20 .

Pleasure, enjoyment, gen. of sensuous enjoyment, festivity, etc. ní dognethe léu acht cluchi ┐ céti ┐ ánius ┐ aibinnius, SC 1. ticed d'ól ┐ d'óebinnius lim-sa, LL 262b19 = MU 6.34 . ic ól ┐ ic ánius ┐ ic aíbnius, TBC 189. oibnes menman, PH 893 . tech óil ┐ aíbniusa, CRR 13. ic innisin oibniusa in tsída, SC 34. ar fágbhail aibhnísa in tṡaegail, AU ii 546.12 . i n- aoibhneas na colna, TSh. 8126. don íbhnes bhoct bhíos ag an phecach, MacAingil 135.18 .

In relig. texts freq. of the bliss of Heaven: oebinneos (:ro clos), SR 1490. iar n-ascin oíbniussa flatha nime, FA 20. i n-oibindus parrduis, PH 1591. bale i mbia . . . aibinnius cen crich, 5021 . co hoíbnius na fírinde suthaine, 2483 . ól d'aibhne h'aóibhnis the river of Thy pleasure, Psa. xxxvi 8.

pl. in distributive sense: co taisfentais aíbniusa ┐ díamairi dóib, SC 48. a n-oíbnesaib na flatha nemdai, PH 6897.