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amnair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. amnair or dil.ie/3183
Last Revised: 2019

 

n [r, m.] mother's brother, maternal uncle (see O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 364 ); mother's kinsman (?) Peritia v 142 : a.¤ bráthair máthar gl. auunculus, Sg. 61a21 . a.¤ in druad, Irish Texts i 2 § 4 = avunculus magi, 3.1 . ? a chinn Chaisil, ód omhnair (MS o domhnair), | taisigh inn 'nar n-ollomhnaibh 'o chief of Caiseal, protect us poets from your maternal kinsman', Ériu lxiv 170 § 1.36 ​.