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pis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. pis or dil.ie/34368

Forms: piss

n f. (Lat. pisum) pease (coll.): piss , gl. pisa, Sg. 73a6 . The pea plant : ní fásann . . . pis nā pónair ann, Maund. 114 . oiread gráinne pise the size of a pea, Eochairsg. 100.13 . pis ēnāin, gl. rostrum maratilla, ACL i 333.9 ; gl. molum agreste, 336.104 . pis grēgach fenugreek , 329.121 . pis fhináin wild pea, vetch , Ezekiel iv 9 (= p.¤ fhiadháin, Coneys).

pís

Cite this: eDIL s.v. pís or dil.ie/34369

n (< Lat. pensum, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 209 , ACL i 91 ; the mark of quantity does not occur in MSS.) name of a weight; a pennyweight: pissire . . . .i. crand . . . bís oc tomus aenpinginde . . . Piss din ainm in craind nó in toman [leg. tomais?]. Piss din ainm do pengind, Corm. p. 35 - 6 . pis .i. pingind, Lec. Gl. 468 ; 275 M .

pissire

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n a kind of balance or apparatus for estimating a small weight ? pissire .i. piss-aire .i. crand lethanchend bís oc tomus anepinginde tomais .i. comthrom vii. ngráine fhírcruithnechta . . . Oenphengind din aire in chraind sin, Corm. p. 35 - 6 ; perh. a wooden spatula or spoon for measuring the grains of wheat. piosaire `the weight of 7 wheat-corns or the third of a scruple . . . also a kind of broad-headed beam or bar for weighing', P. O'C. cf. pís.

taman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. taman or dil.ie/39988

Forms: tamain

n o, m. IGT Decl. § 17 (71.15) . Also tamain, see II.

I

(a) trunk of a tree, stock, stem : truncus .i. tamhan, Corm. Y 1 . tamhan .i. gach ni da mbeantar a cheann, O'Cl. caudicem .i. in meccun nó in tamun, Ml. 135c10 . piss ... ainm in craind no in toman, Corm. 36.3 . tuige im thamon (sic leg.), TBC-LL¹ 2842 . dair Mámbra ... ata i n-a tamun beos, ZCP xvii 232.19 . t.¤ ferna, BColm. 86.22 . tamain ... do giuis, TTebe 1474 . ní torthach crann 'n-a chríontamhan, Aithd. D. 89.38 . tamhan an da chraobh (of Christ), PBocht 3.19 . Cf. DDána 25.9 , 30.12 . mo chionnta thríom na ttamhnaibh | díon m'fhaghlaidh ionnta d'fhiodhbhaidh, IGT Decl. ex. 763 . t.¤ .i. bunadh ... t.¤ na trebaire, IT iii 276. 24 - 6 . tamhan óighe `stock of virginity' (of Mary), Studies 1932, 243 § 12 . na dtrí dtamhan `of the Triple Stock,' Aithd. D. 71.15 .

(b) Hence of persons : a thamain chrīn fo choiss chāich, Bruchst. i 30 § 67 . But most frequ. complimentary chief, leader, (?) descendent : a tamoin ┐ a toisigh, TTebe 37 65. tamhain a Tealaigh na bhFionn (the O'Neills), TD 7.8 . mairg tamhna dar bh'aithre iad (Adam and Eve), DDána 31.7 . tamhan toghaidhe, MR 98.13 . 'n-a thamhan as a young man, DDána 93.25 .

(c) headless human body : .i. corp gan ceann, O'Cl. co tall a ceand de gur fagaib ina thamun mael, BB 443b37 . gur bo tamhan ... iar mbeim a chind de, Hugh Roe 218.18 . ? ní sain tamhon is tréinclí, Hard. ii 298.x .

II Here frequ. tamain, orig. different wd. ?

(a) stupid person, blockhead (?) : tamain .i. borb, ut est ní tam mac ni dom ferthamain .i. ni dom ferthamain ni dom borb. No ni tamain fir cen eolus, O'Dav. 1560 (tamon, taman, v.ll.). Cf. Ériu xiii 26.24 . gairigh gilla no tamain fir, Laws ii 256.17 Comm. t.¤ .i. aineolach (B. na f.), ZCP v 485 § 1 .

(b) a poet of a certain rank : t.¤ .i. fogrād filed fo cosmuilius in tamain cra[i]nd ... ni dlig [díre] acht athgin, O'Mulc. 865 . ? Cf. cuir bel dilsidethar tomun do astuth, ZCP xii 364.35 . in sacaire, no in tamain filidh, Laws i 106.10 Comm. in t.¤ filed, H 3.17 col. 667 ( O'D. 954 ). dech sceoil ac in tamuin, Laws i 46.1 Comm. ( taman, v 64.8 Comm. ). in teisclemneach tamain (a metre), v 64.13 Comm. See IT iii 65.7 , 165 § 79 . ? a ghlec ím thuind a teanga tamhain, 101.32 .

As n. pr. Tamun drúth, TBC-LL¹ 2837 . Maeltamain, Todd Nenn. 206.4 . Tamun ... mac Tréin, Acall. 2438.