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teimel n o (cf. teim). o, m., IGT Decl. § 53. (a) darkness,
gloom: anadchither tri themel, Wb 12c12 . ba hi temul
dugníth saul ... intleda ... fri duaid, Ml 30a3 . for tuaith
Herenn bai temel, Lib. Hymn. 101.41 . ata a n-inis Doimli
45nó Temle .i. fo t. ¤ ro buí in inis, Fél. 166.11 . ? marbh do
thamh tria thar t. ¤ , BB 28b29 =temen, LL 7a18 . atchuingid
Ruadán in dubthemell isin tellaig co ná bia dé do chlethi
i Temraig co bráth, SG 78.7 . Frequ. in chevilles: temel
truag, SR 909 . tánic rempi cen temel, Met. Dinds. iii 244.25 .
50 ba tiamda t. ¤ , LL 6b45 . cen tlás temil, Met. Dinds. iv 236.23 .
Of obscurity of title to land due to lapse of time (Plummer
MS. notes): nisdim (?) temel tomailt ire iter finib imanetar
.i. nocha dimther a ferann ar in fine eturru budein cia ro
beth nech oca tomailt co tisadh teimel tairis, H.3.18, 235a
55( O'C. 434 ).
(b) darkness considered as an enveloping or concealing
medium: teimheal .i. sgáth no folach, O'Cl. conaroib
temel inna tol domunde tar rosc for nanme, Wb 21a8 . ni
fil ... fíal no temel eter muntir nime ┐ inna nóemu, LU 1986 .
60 tír í dá dtéarnó a teimheal `a land from which a veil hath
rolled away
,' TD 32.78 . mór ar a dtéid teimheal `is being
forgotten
,' PBocht 22.1 . With particular reference to Mark
xv 33 : in tan forcomnacuir in gnímso crochtha crist ┐
dodechuid temel tarsin gréin ... din temul, Ml 16c5 , 7 .
65 doluid temel tarsan mbith, Ériu i 41 § 3 . ar an domhan
... táinig teimheal dorcha dubh, Dán Dé xx 33.
(c) darkness, shadow on the human features: ra chondaic
C. mí-delb ┐ mí-themel ... bar Fer diad, TBC 3651 . matat
co mēt teimil truim | mo dā rosc, ZCP vi 263 § 8 . dodechaid
70temel tart'gnūis, 266 § 6. teimil for gruadaibh (in hell),
RC xxviii 318 § 35 . gnaoi do ghabh teimheal ar dtós,
DDána 59.14 . créad ... an teimheal ... tainic ar do dheilbh,
Ériu v 80.10 .
(d) Hence gloom, dejection: spirat Dē gan troimt. ¤ , Ériu
75 iii 144 § 18 . do gab teimhel treb taidhen, BCC 220.11 .
bennacht fora nirnaigthi | ro scar misi re t. ¤ , RC xlvi 251 § 5.
(e) stain, blemish, fault: temel imorbais Ádaim, LU
10866 . ar a clú ní lēig teimheal | faill 'na einech ní léigeann,
Sitzb. 1919 v 93 § 32 . ní fuighthear ... | teimheal ar thaobh-
80aibh th'aolchlach, DDána 68.34 . tré bheith gan tsal gan
teimheal, téid siad ar neamh, TSh. 4851 . a chéillidh dochí an
timheal | ar rosc cháich don chéadshilleadh `who dost see
the spot in the eyes of others
,' Ó Bruad. ii 158.
(f) death (cf. teime): `ba' ┐ `temel' nar timcheall | ag
85sloinned ega gan feall, Met. Gl. 3.3 .
In n.pr. Fer Temel, BDD² 73.2 .
Compd. ¤ garb: folt trom teimhiol-gharbh air dark
bristling hair
, CRR² 74.18 .

teimeltus n(see emiltius) prolixity, tediousness; depression:
do shechna teimhealtuis na mbriathar, L.Chl.Suibhne
5 62.8 . 72.23 . is mor cumhfurtachtigius an deoch so a naigid
gach uile temeiltis da mbuailend ar an naduir, C iv 2,
41b2 .

teimen adj o, ā (teim). Also teimin. (a) dark, obscure: temen
.i. doirche, Corm. 16 deme. teimean dorchi no odar, 42
10 teim. tucc Cú Chulainn ainm teimhen | air d'Eimir
og a tochmarc an enigmatical name, Sitzb. 1919 v 93 § 20 .
marb de thám tria thár temen, LL 7a18 =teimel, BB 28b29 ,
cf. Leb. Gab. 102.14 . ? Hence of persons plain, incon-
spicuous: nimtha sin duine t. ¤ | co nglanc[h]ēill, cid im-
15themel, ZCP vi 267 § 10 . do duine temen is glē | bat cara,
bat cocēle who is homely but has understanding, 268 § 14.
(b) dark in colour, of the colour called `teimen' (in SR
79 - 80 temen and alad are placed between dub and corcair,
used of the winds): folt dond temin fair, TBC 5246 . ... meic
20Duach Teimhin, Leb. Gab. 170.8 . in lon teimhen `the
dusky ousel
,' Fianaig. 16.25 . muir ndubtemen, SR 909 .
uan ... | cen gaili ṅduib no temein, 3902 .
(c) Subst. the wind whose colour is `teimen': in temen,
SR 62 , 79 . in timin, Laws i 26.x Comm. in temin ┐ in alad
25itir in dub ┐ in corcra bit, 28.3 Comm. As the name of a
colour: dathogam ... aicme huatha .i. huath, dub, temen,
cron, quiar, Auraic. 5699.
? mád Conlai cesad clár clé comad fortemen taidbecht,
Ériu i 118.11 =fortamail, Comp. Con C. 14.9 .

30 ? teimerda adj(teim) dark (in colouring): fer dub dian temh-
nighe temerdha, TBC 5524.

? teimide adj(? teim) trega tethni temidi, BB 380b2 .

teimlech adj o, ā (teimel) dark, gloomy: an aghaidh ... a bheith
salach teimhleach do shíor (` scrofulous '), ITS xvi 130.31 .

35 teimlid x(teimel)=teimligid: do bí co cian aca feichem
nó cor themhil a rosc, LB 278a67 .

teimlide adj io, iā (teimel) dark, saturnine: ni thuca in duib
teimlidi do not marry the black-haired dark woman, ZCP
viii 112.28 .

40 teimlige n iā, f. (teimlech) darkness, obscurity: ollam .i. oll
uam alla .i. ara t. ¤ , H.3.17 col. 778 ( O'D. 979 ).

teimligid v g (teimel) (a) Intrans. grows dark, dull: sulib
noteimligtis gl. caligenantibus oculis, Tur. 84 . úair ro
thuitsetar ar fuilt ┐ ro theimligetar ar ruisc, Mer. Uil. 105 .
45 teimlighios a folt, ZCP x 296.26 . ro temlig in retla, Rawl.
B 512, fo. 65d11 . (b) Trans. darkens, casts a shadow over:
cidh ... ro teimligestar in dealbh rígda ... do bhói fort,
Acall. 3653 v.l. (ro tráigh, text). silleadh an té rom—
theimhligh, Dánta Gr.² 28.8 . cuirios foluaman faoithe fein
50do ghaoithe ... ionnas co tteimheoladh si Éire ... re headh
aenlaoi, Ériu iv 51.25 (? leg. ttimchellfad with v.l.).
Vn. teimliugad: teimhliughadh .i. duaithniughadh,
O'Cl. do'n rosg atá ar d-teimhlíghadh, Misc. Celt. Soc.
340.14 . na cluasa ar dtanughadh ┐ ar dteimhliughadh
55` growing dull ,' TSh. 1096 . temligud ┐ duaichnigud na
focul, RC xx 150.1 (ACC).
Part. teimligthe: acchaid ... do connairc teimlighthi
mignéthech í mar bíd aighthe na ndaoine báitter, ITS xvi
66.9 .

60 teimne n iā, f. (teimen) darkness: Mag Luirg luigh-temni
letha `of the darkish side,' Leb. Gab. 102.7 . In context
expressing preference for qualities of mind rather than
outward beauty plain-featuredness, homeliness? nī gelchruth
tēite tar rēir | ferr lium t. ¤ co ndagchēill, ZCP vi 267 § 11.

65 ? teimnén n(teimne) adchiu gedat cétamus | nā dignad fo
diüd, | fil ann ina certfarra[d] | t. ¤ cona triur, ZCP vi 262 § 4.

teimnide adj io, iā (teimne) dark-hued (see teimen), generally
of the human features, hair, etc. : folt dond temnidi fair,
TBC² 3186 . ba dub teimnige ... tuaruscbail ind fir sin,
70 IT i 271.32 . oclach témnide lán-ulchach =adolescens
fuscus ..., PH 7032 . eclach siden ... mailgeach tomach
teimnidhe, BB 257b7 = YBL 177a12 . na trí gheinide ...
ghlais-theimhnidhe, ML 118.z . Note also: laigni ...
temnid[e] i lamaib letmecha, Cog. 158.24 . Of mental
75powers dark, stupid, weak: a chīall dīa mba t. ¤ , ZCP vi 267
§ 1 .

tein nsee teine.

teindius xsee O'Dav. 1574 s.v. teinne.

1 teine n t,m., later also f. Also tain in some old exx.: in
80 tainid , Ml 96c11 . tened: claideb, LU 9356 . tein: rom-ain
(sic leg.), Arch. iii 6.17 (see KZ lix 4 ff. Études Celt. iii 78 .
KZ xxix 379 ). Masc. in a few early exx. only: g s. in tened ,
Ml 76b7 . 146a2 - 3 . BDD² 1372 (na tened , 1222 ). in teinidh ,
AU i 240.5 . in teined , Ériu iii 140.187 . ii 134.7 , 15 . uiblech
85tened trichemrúaid, LU 8663 . ? tene ... cuici, Mon. Tall.,
136.15 . But tene shoinmech, Corm. 6 Belltaine. na tened ,
PH 7732 , and so regularly in Mod. Ir. See also IGT
Decl. § 4 (47.z) .
There is also a short d s. te(i)n: ho ten , Ml 31d4 . assin
tein , Thes. ii 318.4 . asin ten , Lib. Hymn. 102.4 . ó thein
5co fraig, BDD² 313 (then, 325 ). a ten , BColm. 58.8 . i ttin ,
FM i 172.y . Also occas. in n a s. cen tein , SR 1475 . rígh
loiscfes ten , RC xvii 133.11 . ó Thaltin i tócab tein , Met.
Dinds. iii 50.31 . n s. also teinid, Trip.² 646 . tenid, Mon.
Tall. 157.10 . g s. tine, Aen. 144 . teine, TSh. 1999 . cabair
10an teni `lochdach,' IGT Decl. ex. 240 . a d s. te(i)ne, SR 314 .
Laws v 298.11 . CCath. 3721 . DDána 58.2 . TSh. 391 .
san tene `lochdach,' IGT Decl. ex. 241 . a du. dā theinid ,
ML² 1140 . n du. dá thene , Corm. 6 Belltaine. n p. —thenti,
IT i 190.30 (LB). teinnte, PH 6324 . tenta, TTebe 4272 .
15 a p. teintiu, BDD² 1433 . tinnti, TTebe 3876 . g p. tented,
2252 . Aen. 270 . dteinteadh, TSh. 5608 . tennte, Todd.
Lect. vi 36.4 . d p. téndtib, Corm. 6 Belltaine. tentib, Fél.
Prol. 39 . teintibh, TSh. 8230.
I (a) fire: tene, Ml 38d 15 - 16 . tene ... du ebirt du gnúis
20dáe `in calling the face of God fire,' 40c6 . huan tenid, 104b5 .
áne thened, Thes. ii 355.18 . nín loiscfed tene, SR 1505 .
is hé tene na súla, in mac imlesen, SC 17 ( IT i 210 ). oc
béim tened, BDD² 480 . oc atúd tened, 488 . ? Cf. teinnei
beim, Ériu ii 4 n. 67 . fó cach tan tene `fire is good at any
25time
,' Tec. Corm. 16.99 . do delbais in taebsa (sic leg.)
... | do thalmain 'sdo theinid bī, Arch. iii 242 § 7 . a deathach
dē do bithgrēs | gan tinidh and (a miracle), ZCP v 24 § 15 .
an drúis is t. ¤ fa talmhain, Dán Dé xxxi 34 . ag fulang na t. ¤
ifreanda, TSh. 1999 . gur ghabh in tempoll in t. ¤ , Cín Lae
30Ó Meall. 11.12 . do chuir tine san tigh barr, 24 . tré theinidh
on fire , SG 5.26 . luaidhe gach mhúir ... tré ghoirmtheinidh,
Aithd. D. 4.4 . dartaid i crann nairidi do thein for burning
a rear lintel
(?), Laws iv 312.y Comm. beantar teinte a
taobhaibh cloch `sparks are struck,' Content. viii 12 . In
35proverbial expressions: ba haigedh go tenid cor fri sluag
na Fomoire isin lō sin (of a dangerous undertaking), RC xii
96.18 . ba luamaireacht idir dhá theinidh don áird-rígh a
theasargain, ML 80.y . Of feelings, passions: do-loiscset
do thenid na drúissi tempul Dia, PH 7429 . éin-spréidh
40do theine na hantoile, TSh. 391 . Note also: mían mná
Tethrach a tenid, LU p. 124 n. a . Droncherdach co
teinm a t. ¤ (name given to himself by Néde in Colloquy of
Two Sages), RC xxvi 20.8 .
(b) a fire, fireplace, hearth: lar .i. tene, Thes. ii 232.11 .
45 loiscis in garmain ... | for tein, 346.1 . icon tenid, Corm.
35.5 . cen tenid, SR 1891 . bla tene tellach no aithine,
Laws iii 264.1 . t. ¤ bithbeó (requisite of mruigfher), Mann.
and Cust. iii 486.4 . etir tenid ┐ fraig, Thes. ii 293.3 . ar
sin brunnid breo di thein, LL 145a40 . Midhi ... ro fada
50teinid fri clandaib Nemid ... conid on tenid sin roadnad
gach primtene i nErinn, BB 356b4 . t. ¤ ar n-a fadágh fearg
Dé, DDána 58.1 . ? nacha concloth ní Fergus cluinte co
teintib bláthaib, LU 6632 . ? bid mé in tere mór | is ma
thene ram thaéb (gl. .i. Lonan), 9906 . teinnte (of volcanic
55fires), St. Ercuil 1771 , 1798 . nír léiccsiot ... t. ¤ do shaighidh
champa an Iustis ` fuel ,' FM vi 2280.20 . Hence frequently
hearth, home, habitation: i log do airgsean co feis, co nadogh,
co tein co naitreib, Laws iv 20.2 . ro hinred Mumain ... gu
na rabi teag na teni o Lui fodes, Cog. 30.8 . bidh hé in treas
60tine, nach tím, | bhias fá dheireadh i n-Erind ` i.e. the last
inhabited place but two
' (of a castle), BR 228.y and note.
Metaph. of persons: teinid toídlech co ngrís goirthe (of
Patrick), Trip.² 646 . in teni laigtheach (of a tribe), Cog.
54.3 .
65(c) lightning: in tainid ┐ in torainn `the lightnings and
the thunders
,' Ml 96c11 . Mac Dē rom-ain (sic leg.) | ... | ar
toruinn, ar tein, Arch. iii 6.17 . teinte eisriata an aeióir,
TD 4.23 .
II Attrib. g s. as adj. pertaining to fire, fiery, blazing:
70 iar n-ár thened tar cech mag, ZCP xiii 374.15 . bandea
tened gl. Vesta, Sg. 53a14 , 15 . aedh .i. tene ... .i. bandee
(tened) quod ipsa est Vesta .i. bandee thenead, Corm. 2 .
la bledh-mhaidm be tenedh ` lightning ,' ZCP xvii 154.4 .
caor teinegh `a ball of fire' (from heaven), BNnÉ 111.4 .
75 i carpat dian dergthened, SR 7136 . ilar casrach ṅgarb-
thened, 902 . aingel Dé ... | cona chlaidiub derg tened,
4796 . cluí thened fiery nails, LU 2188 ( FA 27 ). assin
dabaig thened, Fél. Ep. 540 . tairmchell dáil tenid leó,
LU 8217 (FB) =tened, Eg. ( IT i 259.z ). tuccad in dún
80fo dluim ... dergtened, Cog. 80.2 . 'na dragún taidhbhseach
theiniodh, TD 1.35 . frāech tened ar tengthaib fiery rage (?),
Arch. iii 241 § 13 . in gilla tened, SG 245.9 . na tonna ... |
'na morcaibh troma teineadh, TD 4.22 , see 1 morc. muir
tened, LU 2173 ( FA 25 ). múr tened, LU 2220 ( FA 29 ).
85 tuc ... troim-nēll teinedh tar in tīr, ML² 313 . rop ném
thened tír Húa Néill immi `a sky of fire ' (note), BDD² 240 .
See ném. di phlágaib tened, Thes. ii 256.11 . pian ... tened,
PH 6398 . for richessaib ro-thened (of hell), LU 2416 .
saegnen tened thunderbolt , TTebe 2092 . a lama i cuibrech o
shlabradu tened, PH 2107 . sruth tened, LU 2236 ( FA 30 ).
5 rodasaer is't[sh]urnn tened, SR 7392 . i dtoig theined a
burning house
, O'Gr. Cat. 400.13. See tech. dia rostarmchell
... | tob tened, SR 7388 . See top. tor teneadh tricheim-
ruaidhi `a tower of red-rushing fire,' CCath. 943 . co n-dracaib,
co trillsib tened foraib, IT i 191.11 . uiblech tened fiery
10sparks
, LU 8663 ( FB 49 ).
III With foll. attrib. gen. etc. of particular types of fire:
is dea longais tene n-aonbēime, ZCP viii 102.7 . tene an
aonbeime .i. Aodh, Anecd. ii 52.1 . Cf. Ériu ii 186.6
and oc béim teined supra. t. ¤ aeil lime-kiln: tene-aeil
15i faeil (=fuil) sesca traighedh ar cach leth, AU ii 144.1 and
note= FM ii 1076.9 . sgela na teinedh áoil, ZCP x 16.7 .
tene bratha ` fire of Doomsday ,' Mon. Tall. 129.36 . attáit
tenti carthind fires of mountain ash, Ériu iii 140.187 . tuc
aichne for in t. ¤ caismberta ` signal-fire ,' CCath. 3721 . tinnte
20cnámh is ráfladh is ragairne bonfires , ZCP v 212.278 (Midn.
Court). t. ¤ chresa flint and tinder (? lit. fire carried in the
girdle, fire obtained by circular friction
, see Desid. Gloss.):
teiní creasa gl. igniferrium, Ir. Gl. 720 . t. ¤ chreasa `a circle
(sic leg.) fire,' Eg. Gl. 651 . teine-chreasa cloch ┐ spongc
25dochum teineadh do bhuain, Desid. 268 . teanlamh .i.
tene láimhe .i. t. ¤ chreasa, O'Cl. Also metaph. in phrase t. ¤
fri (i) cris fire in the girdle of great (? sudden) fear, anger, etc.:
biat ecla ria Cass | amal tein fri criss, PRIA 1893 iii 3rd. ser.,
550 § 30 (= LL 147a35 ). t. ¤ i gcrios (`flash from flint,' `i.e.
30unstable resolution
,' note), Dán Dé xxxi 19 . Cf. gurbo tene a
cris ┐ a craidi do Chonn sin, ┐ gurbo comfhadōd fīcha ...,
ML² 1124 `it was a fire in the girdle,' ML 81 . t. ¤ Dia erysipelas,
ignis sacer: a naigid na tinedh Dia .i. na nescoidi re nabur
ericipila `ignum sacrum,' Rosa Ang. 214.6 . efrempila .i.
35teni dhiadh, Arch. i 337.133 . t. ¤ fhiadh or dhiadh ` wild
fire or wild scab ,' P. O'C. t. ¤ do aitt, diaitt, diad etc. light-
ning: Caisiol do losccadh do th. ¤ do aitt, FM ii 984.6 . Ceall-
dara do uile losccadh do thene deaith, 792.13 . tene diait,
AU i 502.15 . do theinidh diaitt, 544.1 . t. ¤ dhiadh an toirn
40teinntidhe sin, TSh. 6700 . a-táid ar tí bhar dtiomchail |
... | mar thiomchall na teineadh diagh | a-deireadh fhionn-
chlann Uilliam (`the circle of smoking fire'), Aithd. D.
39.13 . co tainig t. ¤ Dé do nim, Todd Nenn. 82.10 . ? To this:
tene dia nó oirclech gl. flemen, Sg. 96b1 . See 1 dé. tene
45feth .i. focol co n-imdergad ` fire of speech ,' (name given to
himself by Néde in Colloquy of Two Sages), RC xxvi 20.4 .
t. ¤ geláin lightning: trethan tarbech ... amail tenid ṅgeláin,
TTr. 602 . tene gelan ┐ gaeth isin bliadain sin, RC xviii 27.4 .
Cf. tene geallain `blazing fire' (requisite of a fer forais),
50 Mann. and Cust. i 318 n. doronni tenid n-idbarta a sacri-
ficial fire
, TTebe 1931 . t. ¤ iffirn hellfire: do suthine tine
iffirn, Aen. 144 . do-rat aingel Dé ... tenid námut ... for
Asardu, PH 8415 . t. ¤ di nim lightning: ind lamhcomairt
hi feil Michel dia nepred in tene di nim, AU i 240.3 and note.
55 t. ¤ raitte `a fire of bracken,' BNnÉ 81.33 . roaslaigh Deman
fair in tene senta ... do bhadudh `the hallowed fire,'
Lism.L. 4425 . sraibtine do nim .i. sraib tine no sruaim
tine ... .i. in tine saidhnain, Laws v 192.13 Comm. t. ¤
shinnaig phosphorescence on decayed wood: lán mo chlera-sa
60do theinid sinnaig `rotten wood,' Hib. Min. 77.5 . cid fodera
sund cose | soillsi 'sin crund is brenche .i. dia roéirig Críst
asa adnocul, ised rochét: saltair for crann crín, ut est tene
shinnaig, Eg. 1782, 53b2 cited Hib. Min. 80 n. 3 . as tine
shindaig sechtair (of one deceitfully fair), ZCP vi 267 § 6.
65Compds. ¤ chenn fiery head: in dā crithmhīl dēc cosnaib
tenedcennuibh uasdaib, Ériu ii 110.10 . ¤ chlár (ship's)
galley (?): ar teineclar na luinge, St. Ercuil 929 . ¤ chuairt
fiery circuit: roth escai ┐ tenedchúairt gréne, Ériu ii 116.9 .
¤ folt: alius de illis rufus nó tenefolt (? sic leg.) redhaired (?),
70 Thes. ii 236.11 . ¤ grís: teineghrís gráidh, Content. xxix 4 .
? ¤ gleir: tengleir fria tollscud, Arch. iii 294 § 6 . ¤ muir
fiery sea: cuairt insin frisi ngaire tenedmhuir, Ériu ii 122.y .
¤ rend fiery star: da nem ... assa toidet tenedrind, Ériu ii
110.4 . ¤ shliab fiery mountain: toaitne ... a tenedhshliab,
75 Ériu ii 124 § 75 . Cf. Ériu xiii 184ff.