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Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 duma or dil.ie/19221

 

Forms: dumae, dumae, doma, dumai, dumi, dumai, dumhai, Dumu, -dumo, dumho, dumai, duma, dumaib, dumaid, dumada, dumadhaibh, dumha, dumha

n earlier dumae io, [n.?] (see Hog. CRR 195 ). n s. dumae, Laws iv 142.29 . ? doma, LU 9836 . a s. dumai, TTr.² 1181 . g s. dumi, Ardm. 16b1 ( Thes. ii 276.21 ). dumai, AU 468 , 474 , 779 . dumhai, 476 . d s. Dumu, LU 4384 ; LL 127a39 . -dumo, LL 898 (for rhyme) = -dhumho, BB 30b52 . dumho, Fianaig. 58.1 . n p. dumai, SG ii 483.12 . g p. duma, LU 2847 . d p. dumaib, LL 215a36 . d s. dumaid (: bunaid), Metr. Dinds. iii 2.11 v.l.; (: Lugaid), Lec. 88a3 . n p. dumada, CCath. 3428 , d p. dumadhaibh, 3606 . As fem. ósin dumha móir, CCath. 1820 . dumha m., IGT Decl. § 2 .

(a) mound, tumulus, barrow: transl. cumulus, Todd Nenn. 66.14 . i nDumu Selcae = in cacuminibus S., Lat. Lives 29 . fo dumaib dála mounds of assembly, Metr. Dinds. iii 2 . dumae crainn `mound of a tree', (i.e. with a tree planted on it? used as a meer or boundary-mark), Laws iv 142 Comm. rocumdaiged d.¤ mór do chriaidh ┐ do fódaibh (for besieging a city), CCath. 1813 . ro thoccaibhsiot múir mor-aidhble ┐ dumhadha criadh ┐ cloch for a sccath, AFM vi 2210 . Of a sídh-mound: co ndofairnic in Mac Óg for d.¤ ṡidha in Brogha, ZCP v 524 . Esp. of a grave-mound: ni cumdaigem adnaclu nā d.¤ for marbaib, Anecd. v 4 = Alex. 902 . dorigned d.¤ immon licc (of a grave), TFerbe 757 . fuarus d.¤ cloch, dóig leam is ann batar cuirp na noem, PH 1571 . dí Roirind . . . i nd.¤ ruad Róirinde, Metr. Dinds. iii 140 . secht ndumai . . . do cháiniud marb, 24 . mac Mail Umha fa crogda | tug do gach dumha dēra, BB 61b14 . d.¤ selga hunting-mound , a mound (with a booth or hut?) on which a chief sat while his huntsmen were engaged round him in the chase (see Leb. Cert. p. 117 n. ): dochuaidh gach duine fo leth ina dumha sealga, Fianaig. 52 . do-eisidh ina dh.¤ shealga cona mhuintir, Acall. 237 . rofhagsat a lucht sealga a aenar he ina d.¤ shelga, RC xxiii 396 . tri coin fri d.¤ , Leb. Cert. 116 . Freq. in place-names in sense of a tumulus or mound: for D.¤ na nGiall i nEmain, TBC-I¹ 2987 = for licc na ng., TBC-LL¹ 4725 . D.¤ na mBan (in Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 18 . oc Dumu Dēr the Mound of Tears, Ériu iii. 136 D.¤ na clog, RC xxiii 402 . See Hog. Onom.

(b) By extension heap, pile in general: corlásat a n-adarca co mbátar dumai díb (of cattle), SG ii 483 . rolásat a n-étaige diib ┐ dorónsat dumai dib, TTr.² 1181 . dorinnedar . . . dumha da n-eduighibh, ITS v 96 . ina ndumada dímóra do collaip piles of corpses, CCath. 2850 , cf. 3606 , 6035 . Hence O'Dav. 751 : dumha .i. imat ut est cara[i]d cadeisin d.¤ do comgin for medhon a méise.

Cf. crumdoma.