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ammait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ammait or dil.ie/3165

 

Forms: aimmit

n ī, f. Also aimmit. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 151 , Vendr. Lex.

(a) woman with supernatural powers, witch, hag; spectre ( in banaimit, Cóir Anm. 54 , bena., LL 22326 the prefix is merely intensive). Equated with bandraí, CCath. 3091 . Used of a Fury (Tisiphone), TTebe 3448 . ind a.¤ , LL 13887 . na teora ammiti, 13881 . amait chaillige, SG 181.8 . Fedelm ingen Moethaire . . . ind aimmit, Anecd. iii 57.3 . for foesam . . . na haimmiti, 12 . trí h-amaite bít[e] i ndrochthig óiged .i. sentrichem senchaillige, roschaullach ingine móile, sirite gillai, Triads 114 . coire aimite witch's cauldron, Corm. Y 295 . ar am[m]aid ná ar drochduine, Acall. 585 . Muine na n-Ammaite (n. loc.), 6763 . huath na amait na aidhmilled, 6355 . geliti glinni ┐ amati adgaill, Cog. 174.10 . fúath Dubhais . . . ┐ amoid Sleibh in Chláir, Duan. F. i 80.17 . re h-aslach na n-amaidead n-ifernaidi, MR 166.18 . iomdha . . . amaid arrachta, TSh. 6621 (`spectre', Gloss.).

(b) foolish woman: amaid ógmhaighdine, Desid. 899 . na hamaideadho (sic) ógbhan, 1463 . urlabhra amaidi ┐ tuathbhanglór, MR 294.21 . an amaid the foolish (woman), Proverbs xiv 1 .

Cf. ammatán.

ceithern

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ceithern or dil.ie/8533

 

Forms: -nn, ceithrenn, -irne, c.

n ā f. Also -nn and later ceithrenn. Pl. also -irne. c.¤ (ceithreann, v.l.) f., IGT Decl. § 12 (61.z) . kern(e) (as collect.), band of fighting-men; band or collection of persons in general: cethern .i. coire aimite, unde dicitur cethernach.¤ Cethern didiu, cith cath ┐ orn orgain, Corm. Y 295 . cethirn comlain (dat. of accompaniment), SR 3538 . rom bía-sa cethern lib condeochaindsea do thabairt cobra dó desin, LU 5906 (TBC). ar cethernd aile quoth some others, (another? See below), 1909 . abaigh ceall go cethernaibh `soldiery', Ériu xviii 72 § 62 . undsea chethirn ṅ-gilla, TBC-LL¹ 5762 . comrac da ceithernn . . . Munter T. ┐ Mundter C., RC xviii 21.18 . iss é ra marb i[n] cethirnn mbric `the speckled kerne', Ann. Inisf. 1206.7 . ac biathadh mu ceitheirne, Acall. 524 . ar coimge don cethirn may the band (of saints) protect us, Gorm. May 27 . eccla ṡústa duirn dīabuil / cona c[h]eithirn guirm ghlóraigh, ACL iii 216.16 . ón cheithrinn chródha, Duan. F. ii xxxvi 2 . gidh bé ceithearna ad-chíthir, DDána 102.30 . ríoghdhacht chonnláin cheithirne, IGT Decl. ex. 589 . cethrinna ┐ macaimh . . . in bhaile, Smaointe B. Chr. 2965 . ceitheirne móra do shladaidhthib, SG 10.8 = turba latronum, V. SS. Hib. i 225 § 19 . sreith coinnmhedh ┐ ceitherna . . . do choscc `abolished the taxes of Coigny, Kernetty', AFM v 1686.3 (`Kernetty—this was a tax on every ploughland for the maintenance of the Lord's kerne', note. Separate derivative?).

With qual. gen.: ceithearn coilleadh clann Ádhuimh outlaw band, DDána 10.1 . ag caomhna na ceithirne coille ┐ na ndíbherccach, AFM v 1546.z . cethirna comlaind, TTebe 1477 . c.¤ congmhala an bhaile hired soldiers, AFM iii 558.9 . an macradh ina cethairn tigi domestic troop, SG 42.2 . ar son na cethernne timchill `bodyguard', BColm. 102.3 .

The singulative sense, well attested in the Engl. loanword (see N.E.D.) may occur in: is i cethern is dech la ri Temra . . . a gilla con, CF 73.25 ; cf. LU 1909 cited above and Meyer Contribb.

Compd. campa conghaireach ceithernlíonmhar, AFM vi 1884.8 .

cuire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuire or dil.ie/13652

 

n io. Also ca-. troop, host, company; muster : cethern .i. coire aimite , Corm. Y 295 . c.¤ .i. umad, ut est cobodail .ix. c.¤ baiter, O'Dav. 479 . ? deis .i. ceile no cuiriu, 613 . c.¤ .i. buidhean, O'Cl. co Niad-Cuirp cuiriu, Corp. Gen. 25.17 . rop imdegail diar c.¤ (: huile) (of St. Bridget), Thes. ii 349.5 (Hy. v). seiss . . . / inna chuiriu grianamra (of Christ in Judgement), SR 8275 . mo churi robtar dathi, LU 1295 . fiad churib, Metr. Dinds. ii 24.79 . lín in chaire (: aire), TBC-LL² 2052 . is droṅg cech cuiri gūr gann, Four Songs 18 § 2 . is gerr a ch.¤ (of bad guarantor), Tec. Corm. 33.8 . creich na cuairt na c.¤ muster , BCC 372.26 . tūath c.¤ `ein Volk von Scharen', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 20.w . iarna c.¤-som according to their number, RC x 64.19 . puible an fhialch.¤ sháoir, IGT Introd. § 93 (23.24) . na ttriochtaibh na ccuiribh na ccédaibh, Hugh Roe² 182.y . ar ch.¤ cóicir `against a troop of five', Tec. Corm. 8.5 .

In prov. expressions: c.¤ cen chend, Ériu ix 48 § 22 . nocar cenn gan chuiri, CCath. 5609 .