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85 tomthach adj o, ā (tomad) threatening: snáidsiunn degrí t. ¤
(gl. tomaithmech), Thes. ii 304.38 . dadotḟail fo dein toimdig
imbithphein imbithdorchib, SR 1747 . dia fairinn in t. ¤
tra | Ailill molbthach Miltengga, Rawl. 156b15 . dighlach
tomtach trénbrondach, O'Don. 212 ( Nero A vii 146b ).
Temhair t. ¤ lí, FM ii 654.1 .
5Abstract tomthaige: roinnfitir tria th. ¤ | sithbe na slébi
slemun, SR 8213.

tomus n u(later o, see Thurn. Gramm. § 309 ), m. g s. in toimseo ,
Ml 20a21 . toimsi, Laws ii 250.23 . a pl. toimsiu, Anecd.
v 27.z
10(a) act of weighing, measuring; considering: crand
lethanchend bís oc t. ¤ aenpinginde tomais, Corm. 35.z .
a th. ¤ co glé, SR 2707 . ungi co leith issed boí and íarna th. ¤ ,
LU 1933 . co mbad erlaimite t. ¤ in argait, PH 4513 . na
feasa do th. ¤ , Arch. iii 240 § 3 . ní biad mac Dechtere i fos |
15co fagbad drui dia thomos `to discover it,' LU 3551 ( SC 29 ).
fada is beithe ar tí a thomhais `considering it,' Dán Dé iv 1 .
gāir choīcat chruittire cōir ... isin tich īarna th. ¤ , ZCP viii
272 § 64 . eol dam senchas na sruithe ... o fil cech tráith na
th. ¤ | in gairm gnáth, Met. Dinds. iv 82.35 . ná sir forus
20nach foighi | ag tomhus bloidhi ḟir Eini, IGT Decl. ex. 1127 .
dá dtomhas féin riú féin, 2 Cor. x 12.
Metaphorically: co raibe comfad cuirp ... ar na thomhas
hi tulmaing na talman, MR 260.4 . adcunnaic bean luathmor
... a mullach an morsleibe ac t. ¤ an tromcnuicc sin go tair-
25beach da troithibh meruibh traversing , Lib. Flav. ii 6a14 .
(b) measure, quantity, amount. General: in toimseo .i.
inna ermiten feid, Ml 35c23 . indaas ar tomusnai .i. in ti
in chumachtai fil linni is laigiu són indaas chumachta.
doinachtae crist, 26b6 . do aentaigset mathe fer n-Eirenn
30t. ¤ nae anal ┐ innsci do cach iar na miad, Laws i 18.y
Comm. no ordaigfidh cach ní ... itir creich ┐ cunnrad ┐
toimsi techta, BB 433a40 . ri ro choimsig na grada | co
toimsib cech degdana, SR 678 . sé comartha dec droch-
thacrai .i. ... t. ¤ fri arddu, LL 345e14 . mes .i. ó ṡúil ┐ t. ¤ ó
35laim. No mes .i. enneclainne ┐ t. ¤ .i. tochusa, O'Dav. 1244.
mó do thomhus triochad chéad `greater is it in number
of cantreds
,' Content. v 34 . grádh ar nach téid tomhas,
PBocht 4.7 . cen t. ¤ immeasurable: a thrīath gan tomhus,
ZCP x 348 § 14 . ifreann gan tomhas, TSh. 6444 . caire
40(.i. brethemh) re tomeas (.i. breth .i. bretha), ZCP v 485
§ 4 (B. na f.). ? seinistir fri toimsi dein, SR 2469.
Of weight: in morth. ¤ gl. pondus, Ml 33c17 . in tomais
il .i. in toimseo truim gl. ponderis, 20a21 . a grāinib gach
tomas, Corm. Y 975 . mane techel ┐ faires .i. umir ┐ tomhus
45┐ foghail, BB 31b44 . go gcuireann i meidh an bhreith-
eamhais i n-aimsir an bháis iad ┐ nach faghann an tomhas
cóir ionnta, TSh. 3645 . .u. tomais ... d'or ... ┐ .xii. ungi
in gach t. ¤ dib sin, CCath. 1525 v.l.
Of dimension: hon t. ¤ chumscaightiu gl. admota dimen-
50sione, Ml 37d13 . cestnuighthir do th. ¤ ┐ do figuir ... na haircce,
Rawl. 70a14 . ordluch lutun on fir do ní in t. ¤ o laimh, Laws
ii 232.22 Comm. do toimsib laime techta fil fri mesu ocus
toimsiu, 246.9 . as e sin t. ¤ timcill o cercall an uisce ┐ na
talman, Ir. Astr. Tr. 134.14 . caint. ¤ cen immfordol, SR
55 4234 . 'ma cuaird focheird a toimsi | iar sreith suairc fri
sirsoillsi, 169 . secht cét traiged a thomoss, LL 28b12 .
t. ¤ tighe mec ind Ócc ... mō secht traigid, mō secht cēt, ZCP
viii 108.11 . toighéabhaidh toimhse na múr, DDána 93.36 .
(c) g s. as adj. measured, measuring: mer do laim fir
60 toimsi techta, Laws ii 250.23 . ceithri imglaici laime toimsi
techta, 254.9 . do bherad an miach tomhais bai ann forsan
faithche, BNnÉ 9.19 . is fiche traigedh tomhais a leithet,
SG 112.2 . ag cor shlaite tomais na huaighi fría, Leb. Gab.
i 58 n. 10 . slat tomhais na trócuire, DDána 54.27 . cloch
65rígthomais `a standard weight,' Caithr. Thoirdh. 93.5 . fo
mám tomais, see 1 mám.
(d) In phr. fo th. ¤ towards, seeking: na tainic fo th. ¤ duine
urrdalta, Laws iii 404 20 Comm. in tan tainic fo t. ¤
tuaithi airithi hi, iii 424.16 Comm. manib fo t. ¤ flatha
70urdalta tainic acht re cendaigecht, O'Don. 1605 ( H.5.15,
11b ). cibe tuamas fo tangatar na dama ... mas fo th. ¤ in
fir tancatar, O'Don. 2253 ( Rawl. B 506, fo. 19c ). Cf. ba thómos a
thigi tháncabair ` for the sake of ,' MU² 855.
(e) metre, poetry: t. ¤ .i. mensura laisin Laitneoir ... caitet
75a gnee ... t. ¤ filideachta ┐ t. ¤ bairdni ┐ t. ¤ prosta, Auraic. 750 - 5 .
aenfidh fregras in t, do dhibh taebomnaibh, 1382 . caide
t. ¤ cach hae a illabaibh, IT iii 24 § 6 . fo tobur tomsi, Anecd.
v 27z .
(f) riddle, guess: ní thiocfa ... gan tomhus do thuigse |
80tar doras an dúnaidhse, DDána 58.16 . do b'é bun na dtri
tomhus | sí do chur ó chomhshonus, 17 . cuirfe mé tomhus
annois oruibh, Judg. xiv 12.

tón n ā, f. Also tóin i,f. (a) hindquarters, podex: tōn a tonitro
.i. ōn torainn bīs inti, Corm. Y 1256 . na h-elta nīcos to
85dīn | snechta find fīr doroich tōin, Four Songs iv 3 . oc im-
degail tóne, ZCP xviii 92.14 . ic a toin, 16 . ba menic rota
Lūachra Dedad lim-sa foa tóin `under their posteriors,'
Sc.M.² § 7 . in gilla ... curthar fircenn a srōna | i fírcend
tóna na mnā, ZCP iii 34.23 . co foph a thona, LU 8520 (FB).
bara mor in brig sin ... for tuaith ┐ cenel ar thoin mna
5druithi, TBC² 3600 cf. (c) infra. ? ni ar thoin mna ...
gaubus-sa inso, 1616 . as a mbelaib ... as a tonaib, Laws
v 108.33 . ní raibh cor a gcois ná a dtóin leis, O'Gr. Cat.
632.35. meadh meanaidh thiar ar a thóin, Irish Review
1912 , 471 § 7 . debide baise fri tóin, IT iii 150 § 28 . Meta-
10phorical: tir cin toin cin beolu bis itir da ferunn cin conair
` egress ,' Laws iv 158.14 Comm.
(b) bottom: ba usce for tóin créthir, Aisl. MC 73.3 . nir
bo leir ar tóin in ballain, Ériu v 116.42 . do rat fer don
toraig orchar aithesach do cloich cur ben ar toin an aigin,
15 Ann. Conn. 1406.4 . a thaeb fri toin na gabla, O'Dav. 1204.
faoí thóin méise, Hard. ii 330.12 . gabas B. righi ... a ton
Sceithia thuascertaig gu tracht mara Caisp ` depths ,' BB
18b32 .
(c) In various phrases: inetet toin a mna tar crich
20 follows his wife, Laws v 516.6 .i. fer teid i lenmain tona a
mna tar in crich, 19 Comm. hi toin mna mis-rairleastair,
TBC p. 888 n. 5 = a n-diaigh mna, p. 889 n. 2 . do chim ...
gur ab ·ian leat dul ar do thōin retreat from your position,
Luc. Fid. 227.12 .
25(d) g s. as adj. rear: glas fota bís iter chosa cinn ┐ cos[a]
tóna, Thr. Ir. Gl. 26.y . in caelan tona rear gut, O'Dav.
1210. don ces tona, Laws ii 232.10 Comm. itir a da cois
tona, 240.4 Comm.
Compds. ¤ airem rear ploughman (opposed to cennairem):
30 Rimadh in ton-airem tend | Tairle in cendairem coitchend,
ITS xxxix 60 § 16 . ¤ lesc lazy, sluggish: Aodh buidhi ...
ris a raitti an macaomh toinleasc, FM iii 432.x .