ailemain

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ailemain or dil.ie/992

 

Forms: oilemain

n f. oilemain f., IGT Decl. § 10 . Verbs § 73 . Late vn. of 1 ailid. act of rearing, fostering; fosterage, education: tria ingin ríg d'a.¤ doib, LU 4435 . tainic A . . . dia oilemain oc Meidb to be reared by M., Ériu ii 182.9 . tria ailemain Sencha form through S.'s rearing of me, LU 10288 . do gabhail oilemhna ┐ tuarastail uadh (of the inferior taking the superior's child in fosterage), AFM v 1534.16 . díoth oileamhna `lack of training', Dán Dé xvi 1 . buadh n-aileamhna, Hy Fiach. 6.15 . saer . . . gan aileamain noble but without educat- ion, Hy Maine 142.5 . á h-aithle mh'ailemhna re h-uchtbhruindi h-ui A., MR 304.23 . gur chuireadar ar oileamhain é `put him to nurse', Keat. ii 2769 . ar n-a bheith da oileamhain nó da altrom i gCromghlaise, iii 1162 . tugadh súas í . . . ar oileamhuin na mbean úasal in the care of noble ladies, Párl. na mB. 3774 . 'na lucht oileamhna aoigheadh `as entertainers of guests', TD 5.16 . mo dhoimheanma 'n-a ndeaghaidh / ní hurusa a hoileamhain to control it(?), Aithd. D. 14.9 . nourishment: a mbiadh ┐ a n-aileamain, BB 15b33 . gan d'oileamhuin do thabhairt do . . . acht arán ┐ uisge, Párl. na mB. 1492 , do ghabh déistin . . . ris an uile oileamhain, TSh. 1565 . an t-arán thug an Tighearna daoibh mar oileamhain, Eochairsg. 56.4 . én . . . . . . dan frém oilemhna a oighid who feeds (her nurselings) by dying (of the pelican), O'Gr. Cat. 461.5 . In medical sense regimen, diet: oilemhain bidh ┐ dighi d'ordughadh dóibh, O'Don. Gram. 450.8 .

Cf. altram(m).