athlom

Cite this: eDIL s.v. athlom or dil.ie/4813

adj o, ā (*ath-lam, cf. adblam). Later athlam. quick, nimble, agile, eager: am ān am a.¤ athargaib, LU 10628 . mac mheic Domhnaill athlaimh Óig, DDána 91.38 . fer a.¤ , TTebe 2558 . a.¤ n-engnoma, 2512 . tré airechtu athluma `eager assemblies', Ériu iii 14 § 3 . buidhni ána athluma d'ainglib, IT i 174.17 . sluaig athlama, TTebe 4849 . athlumha i n-iomghuin (of weapons), Buile S. 16 . atra- chtatar eirge athlamh aeinfir they rose up quickly as one man, CCath. 4436 . Cf. ēirgid athlum aoinfir (sic leg.) do dénum a ndiaig Nuada[t] rise speedily to pursue N., ZCP xiii 205.1 . d'imlaid athlaim, MR 272.14 . urchar athlam, St. Ercuil 306 . robtur athlumha étroma a longa, CCath. 1974 . ba hathlam áine im úaga quick the driving at the funeral sport, Met. Dinds. i 6.8 . is eicsiu athlam indlim, LL 5256 . eōlas athlam `ready guidance', ZCP iii 42.7 . cet tengad aig a.¤ , Cog. 50.15 . athlamh .i. ésgaidh, O'Cl. Compar. rind bas . . . athlaimi, LU 4840 (TBC). batir athlamiv na mná andáti na fir, TTr.² 1704 . With -de: athlaimite, TTr.² 332 . Adv. ro lingestair . . . go hurettrom athlamh, TBC 3891 . bualaid co ha.¤ ar n-ech, RC vii 300.151 . co hathlumh, St. Ercuil 1593 .