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? teinégem n(compd. of éigem) some kind of cry or shout:
amail teineghim aérachuis do dénam `fire-cry (?),' O'Dav.
85 630. Cf. the foll. exx. dealing with the warnings given by
different classes of women when assaulted: tasc na cet-
muinntiri .i. a caine; tosc na hadaltraigi .i. a tenemem,
H.3.18, 299 ( O'C. 618 ) =tean éighmhe, H.3.18 648b ( O'C. 1454 ).
acht mar for caini .i. in cedmuinter, no for eigmi .i. in adal-
trach, H.3.18 142 ( O'C. 246 ). See tásc.

5 teinemail adj i (1 teine) fiery: lasracha teinnemla, St. Ercuil
2344.

teinemlacht n[ā, f.] (teinemail) fieriness: teas ┐ tineamh-
lacht an tSrotha Dheirg, ITS i 172.3 .

? teinfes ind is maith in coire asa toimsidhther fri fidh ┐ deach
10.i. is maith in coiri a fuil in t. ¤ , Anecd. v 27 n. 21 .

teinis-cúirt n tennis-court , Fl. Earls 80.10 .

1 teinm [n n, n.] vn. of 1 teinnid. cutting, gnawing, breaking
open: t. ¤ ┐ canam (=cnám) cach cride atachi, Corm. 41
tinne=tinne ... .i. eo tinnes t. ¤ in c[h]ride co mbi marb de
15a n-anmandae which pierces the heart to its breaking, cuts
the heart to the quick?
, Corm. Y 1203 . ba hē abras ind fir
t. ¤ cnō `cracking nuts,' RC xxv 346.21 . asbert fris a t. ¤ ┐ a
tomoilt (of nuts), xv 333.20 . etne .i. ní hecin a thinm
rutes riam, O'Mulc. 474 . droncherdach co t. ¤ a tein .i. co
20tenmnech amal tenid, RC xxvi 20.7 and 21 n. 7 . ba
tenm teinedh tar trocha .i. ba cnamh no gearradh teinedh,
Leb. Gab. 100.2 and note. Cf. t. ¤ .i. goirt no cnamh ... cen
forcraidh fotenma .i. cen imfhorcraid deascad foi dia gor-
tugud nó dia cnamh nó dia foteinm, O'Dav. 1494.
25? Here also: deich [n-]exercitus, teanm tra, SR 771 .
tenm detais dernidhe snaith ghlaís rigallat, IT iii 100.9 .

2 teinm nin phrase t. ¤ laída a divinatory incantation used by the
`filid .' Perh. same wd. as prec. See ZCP xvii 156 . Mar-
strander, Bidrag 127 , rejects Zimmer's derivation from O.
30Norse teinar laegdir ( Zeitschr. f. Deutsches Altertum xxxv
151 ff. ) on the grounds that t. ¤ is vn. of teinnid (see 1, 2, 3
teinnid
). Cf. perh.: cocnaid in fili mír do charnna, etc.,
Corm. 25.28 (in descr. of imbas forosnai). Also: tethna
iarom Maen ... tria th. ¤ laegda, Corm. 30.31 (Atkinson, Laws
35Gloss. s.v. teinm connects tethna with teinn .i. aisneid, nod-
teinn .i. canus, O'Dav. 1526 , 1547 ). `Eröffnung durch das
Lied
,' Heldensage 71 . By native glossators taken as mean-
ing illuminating (? cf. imbas forosnai, and 3 teinnid), under-
standing: teinm laeda .i. teinm taithnim ┐ teinm tuicsi,
40┐ tuicsi uad tre na laig i neich is ail lais do radha, amail
asbeir rellugadh coimgne co laegha co laidib la genelchaib
co nduilib ┐ sluinnti, H.4.22, 5 ( O'C. 1949 )= tenm laegda
.i. tenm taitnem, ┐ tenm tuicsin, etc., Laws v 56.24 Comm.
tinm .i. tuigsin, O'Cl. Cf. in B. na f. ag t. ¤ fuach `understood
45a word
,' ZCP iii 378.4 . neach osgar ní fhéad mo t. ¤ `an
ignorant person cannot understand me
,' 20 (.i. tuicsin, gl.
p. 382 ). ag tinm dhūar .i. tuicsin focal nō rann, ZCP v
483 § 2.
For the procedure see Laws i 44 Comm. t. ¤ laodhu, i
5024.33 Comm. fo t. ¤ laodha lanfocail lantoinnseim, Anecd.
ii 75.10 . a tri neimthigh filid, t. ¤ laedha, imus forosnadh, ┐
dichedul do chennaib, H.3.18, 427b ( O'C. 1002 ). The t. ¤
laída was part of the training of an ollam, and was acquired
during the eighth year of study: tredi dlegar don ollamain
55filead .i. tenm laeghdha ┐ imus forosnadh ┐ dicedal
do cennaib, Laws v 56.20 Comm. da cach ollamain
... iomus forasna ┐ dicetal do chollaib cenn ┐ t. ¤ laoga, Anecd.
ii 76.5 . tenmlaída ┐ immas forosnai ┐ dichetal do chennaib
(in course of study for eighth year of fili), IT iii 50.1 . Cf.
60 111 , 117 . Ascribed also to Find (see 1 eó): dosber tra
Find a ordu ina beolu ┐ do chan tria th. ¤ laegda, Corm.
34.x =tre thenm-láido, Corm. Bodl. 28 =t. ¤ laodae, Corm. Y
1018 ( Anecd. iv 88.1 ). tuc-som (.i. Find) a ordain fa ded
fis ┐ cura chan tre t. ¤ laega, cur foillsiged do crich a bethad,
65 CF 74.5 . Forbidden by Patrick: atrogell no atrarpe tra
(Patraicc) inní sin (i.e. imbas forosnai) ┐ an t. ¤ laegda, Corm.
25.41 (= Corm. Y 756 ).
As fanciful name of a metre: tedmleoda annso, IT iii
102 § 186 , see p. 138 . Also of poetry in general: nī tucc
70d'echtres nō d'ōenuch | ... | an sainsherc tucc ... | do th. ¤
laodho na ffiledh, Sitzb. 1919 v 93 § 26 .

? teinmech n o ra-sia in tech t. ¤ tó ` echoing ,' Ériu vii 222.9 =
teinmnech, LL 208b31 .

teinmid v(B. na f.) (2 teinm) understands: don dae theinmeas
75gach būc dā seaca (.i. tuiges gach lebhar dā crūaidhe), ZCP
v 489 § 11.

1 teinmnech adj(? 1 teinm): co tenmnech amal tenid ` bitterly
like fire ' glossing co teinm a tein, RC xxvi 21 n. 7 .

2 teinmnech xsee teinmech.

80 teinmnedach xsee deinmnetach.

teinn xand derivv. see tinn, etc.

teinne n iā, f. (1 tend) strength, severity, rigour, violence: co
tailci .i. co treisi nó co calmatus nó co t. ¤ , O'Dav. 1574 =
teindius, Fél.² xcvii June 7 . allus tiug ar toind cen tinne |
85a broinn beinde bille, Corm. Y 179 . tuinde tuille truime
tinde, IT iii 101.25 . ferr teinni na timmi, TBC 3280 . tinni
na trénfher, TTr. 1292 . fo thinniu (? leg. thinne, : linne)
throch `in pangs of suffering,' Met. Dinds. iv 94.38 . cert
cen tinne right without might, ZCP viii 196 § 14 . ar
tenne a neirt, CCath. 74 . ba he tresi ┐ tenni roimir
5cach bar a cheli, TTebe 3245 . ba tenne dha dhamh
n-dileann (of a fight), ITS v 176.z . re t. ¤ na testa ┐
na tuaruscbala (of a description of the strength of the
enemy), MR 188.z . a teinde rachus Patruic ar son fer
nErinn a lo an bratha how strongly P. will plead for the men
10of Ireland
, BCC 114.8 . Of severity of rule, laws, etc.: ar
tinne ... na smachtcána sída bói occo, CCath. 484 . robói
... do thenne a thabaig so severely did he exact tribute, ZCP
xiii 196.14 . Cf. cléirchín fris' tarlais tinne `to whom thou
hast shewn stiffness
,' ZCP iii 208.16 = SG 398.12 . Note
15also: tinne .i. cuileann tria na ro-thenne .i. ar is cuileann
in tres fidh roith in carbaít, Auraic. 1181 v.l. Gramm. of
the liquids: ruis gan t. ¤ an r which is not `strong,' Éigse
iii 38 § 6 . Cf. § 10 and 1 tend (c).