clíamain

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clíamain or dil.ie/9478

Forms: clemna, clemna(i), cliamuin, cliamuinmarbtach

n i, m. (See Vendryes, Revue des Études Anciennes xxi 97 and O'Rahilly, Celtica i 376 ). g s. clemna. n pl. clemna(i). Later with dental infl. in pl. IGT Decl. § 34 . (male) relative-in-law: cliamuin gl. gener, Ir. Gl. 377 . geniram suum .i. a cliamain, BB 500b7 . a fine mathar . . . ┐ a cleamnaidh ┐ a compaircidh ┐ a charaid claochmodha, O'Curry 2500 ( Eg. 88, 40d ). do goistib ┐ do clemnaib, Laws iii 488.10 Comm. lepaid sin ro eisced do cliamain houseroom that was conceded to a relative-in-law, 460.19 Comm. Rochaid . . . far cliamain insin rofōi la far ninginsi, TBC-I¹ 3254 . cia mesam hi trebod? . . . fleda menci, clemna ile, immat meda scéo fína, Triads 223 . tuc . . . / mór do cech hulc o chlemnaib (of Samson) his wife's relatives, SR 5340 . dorat a chliamain . . . / comairli maith do Moise father-in-law, 4553 . mac Sauil . . . / ro soer . . . / a ch.¤, a chomalta (i.e. David) brother- in-law, 6100 . Conaire mac Moga Lama c.¤ Cuind son-in-law, LL 2828 . do digail a chlemna his father-in-law, TFerbe 300 . anmann na ndech ningen nogh / ro batar acc Partholon / is anmanna a dech cclemna, Leb. Gab.(i) 38.19 . Poimp . . . ic fulang tarcaisne . . . o cliamain .i. o Cesair father-in-law, CCath. 4448 . adhbhur a chlemhna `his intended son-in-law', Ériu v 188.452 . Cathal do tinol a ceithirn ┐ a charad ┐ a cleamnach (? leg. -ad), AU ii 562.16 . adrubairt Appaill . . . commad leoman . . . uad (= bad) cleamnada do `sons-in-law', TTebe 343 . do chomhnámhaid, do chleamhnaoi (metri gratia: imealnaoi) `thy marriage connections', TD 2.9 . bádar deich n-ingheana ┐ deich gcleamhnaidhe ag P., Keat. i 172.23 . do tionol a commbraithreach ┐ a cleamhnadh, AFM iv 672.2 . athair cleamhna father-in-law, Gen. xxxviii 13 .

Compd. cliamuinmarbtach gl. genericida, Ir. Gl. 322 .

See also banchlíamain s.v. 1 ben.