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1 emon n o, m., emuin ī, f. (?) (See Ériu v 160 ) n s.
emon, Corm. Y 503 . emun BB 368a35 . emain, Anecd.
v 18.1 . a s. emun LL 126a16 . d s. emon, Met. Dinds.
55 iv 310.9 . n p. emuin ZCP ii 134 y . a p. emnu, Rawl.
155b37 . In Cóir Anm. 104 the second element of (trí)
Finn-eamhna is apparently taken as n p. of this word, but:
mac na trí Find nEmna, Rawl. 21a35 . mac na tri Find
Emna [where Emna: derba] LL 125 b7 . lasna tri Finnaib
60Emna, Rawl. 137 b41 . Dá Thí Themhra ┐ Bé Bhionn | cré
na ttrí bhFionn Emhna ann 23 L 17, 8b indicate that the
reading should be Finn Emhna of Emain.
(a) a pair (or triplet) born at one birth: emon ab ema
[αἷμα]uno. emon didiu unius sanguinis...vel emon ema
65 graece iuga manum, ar is dis doib i cuingg, Corm. Y 574 .
emon iarom é-áen .i. ni oen acht is da lelab geiniter and
503 . gid dias no triur berar i n-aenfecht is eamain
adberar friu BB 254b40 . emun dno Conall...┐ Maer
BB 368a35 = emon, Dinds. 32 . combert emun .i. mac ┐
5ingen LL 126a16 . BB 134a26b . conidh on Macha sin
┐ don eamon rosfuc ata Magh Macha ┐ Eamain Macha,
Met. Dinds. iv 310.9 ; 128.79 . (nach mil con-beir deiche)
.i. diablad buair no emain `double offspring of kine, or
twins
Laws i 146.14 (possibly n p. here).
10 (b) a twin, one of two or three born together: ingen
d'Oengus in Máer mall, | ba hemain cáem fri Conall she
was Conall's twin
Met. Dinds. iii 136.26 . hit emuin in
da mac-sa ┐ it hemuin in di ingin ZCP ii 134 y . beired
Fainche emnu .i. tri fer-meic , Rawl. 155b37 . co tug F.
15a leath-eaman do mnai Gabrain one of her twins BB
134a27b = Misc. Celt. Soc. 58 . inemnitb (= i n-emnib ?),
gl. in geminis Enchir. Aug. xx , ZCP vii 481.37 .
(c) in general a pair (of persons or things connected
with each other): emon dono non unus sed duo .i. ni
20hoen-ni acht da ní, Corm. Y 503 . eamhain .i. dá ní,
O'Cl. eamain cach raed cengailti, Dinds. 140 . Anecd. v 18.1 .

2 emon, emain n f. (possibly identical with 1 emon)
a species of verse, apparently a stanza with couplets
similar in structure: emon airchitel ar it cosmaili a da
25lethcomarc unde anamain [= anemuin, Corm.] dicitur .i. ni
emon acht is ceatharreig, O'Mulc. 391 = Corm. Y 574 .
ind anamain mór...cethri re inti-sside .i. nath ┐ anair,
laíd ┐ emain IT iii 59 § 114 . Cf. 60 § 118 . 96 § 152 .
Auraic. 1578 . 3673 . is i so in eamhain IT iii 97 § 156 .
30 n p. emna 59 § 112 . in cethramad [rand] emun imrind
`e. i.' is the fourth (species of) stanza 64.11 . is í seo ind
emain imrind (of a stanza 72+73in which the separate
couplets have deibide rime i.e. rinn and airdrinn, while
a-c, b-d also rime) 68 § 8 . impud na hemna (i.e. reversing
35the order of the lines in the above stanza to 73+72) 68 § 9 .
eamain imceand imrind (a rearrangement of deibide imrind
mór) 69 § 11 . See also ZCP xvii 270.12 .
The emain belonged to the syllabus of the cano or
fourth-year student ( IT iii 36 ), and the reward for it was
40two cows, or a steed of equal worth: da ba ar emain, Laws
v 58.9 Comm. , 62.23 Comm .

emoncholl n o, m. (1 emon, and coll) (a) the ogam
compound letter cs, corresponding to x: emuncoll is ar x
ata...┐ is aire raiter eamancoll ris, ar is coll indarna
45taebomna fil ind x, ┐ is airi is coll adberar d'emnad and,
┐ ni sail, ar is taisechu coll in x ina sail, Auraic. 1370 .
emancoll dono .i. coll emnaide iar ret no iar fuath .i. coll
dar coll ina fuath double c in fact and c across c [x] in form
5526 . amancoll ar x ata 1365 (v.l. emhancholl). (b) the
50 ogam double vowel æ: Auraic. 1301 ( ZCP xvii 297 ). nem,
eua and; naom [= naem] emhancoull and 4402 . Corruptly
amharchall one of the `foirfeda' or combined vowels; `ae,'
`ai,' `aoi': amharchall ó Afraim IGT, Introd. § 4 . ag so
aicme na bfhoirfheadh...na ceithre hébha, na trí huilleanna,
55na ceithre hamharchuill, na cúig ifíne ┐ óir § 12 . cáoladh
ceirt .a. ag dul a n-amhurchall áidh [leg. ái] mur so: lámh,
don láimh. caoladh ceirt .o. ag dul a n-óir. a cáoladh éig-
ceirt ag dul a n-amhurchall .aoi. 's a n-amharchall .áe.
mur so: méd an láoi ┐ méd an láe úadha so, don ló § 14 .

60 en n water: uaran .i. uar a en .i. a uisque,
Corm. Y 1290 . englas .i. usce glas 524 . See also 525 .
530 . BDD 64 . co Dún Dromma etir da en .i. usce
fris anair ┐ fris aniar conid de asberar Druim n-en de
LL 193a21 (cf. Dinds. 27 . O'Dav. 695 ). g s. sruaim ena
65.i. imat usque, Corm. Y 1176 . dal ena tar luä (.i. uisce
tar næidin) ZCP xii 361.1 . en...dar dercaib (.i. usce dar
súilib) LU 119b21 . Cf. gair mogh os ḟindlind ena,
Acall. 454 n. fecht n-óen nár iadad int en `when the
water was not sealed up
' Met. Dinds. iii 326.41 may be an
5ex. of n s., but the reading is uncertain.