sreim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sreim or dil.ie/38779
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: srēimm, sreimm

[n, n.] vn. of srennaid (see Pokorny, ZCP xvi 410 and O'Brien, Ériu xii 240 - 1 ). act of snorting, snoring : dobert a srém caurad asa brágit, TBC-I¹ 1781 (leg. srēimm, Pokorny, sreimm, O'Brien). Cf. réim curadh .i. géim curadh, O'Cl. filleadh bruit deirg edir dheimhis | re sreim (sréin, v.l.) Cuirc is cosmail, IGT Decl. ex. 1374 . Perh. same wd. as srem, q.v.