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2 emon, emain

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Forms: emna

n f. (possibly identical with 1 emon) a species of verse, apparently a stanza with couplets similar in structure: emon airchitel ar it cosmaili a da lethcomarc unde anamain [= anemuin, Corm.] dicitur .i. ni emon acht is ceatharreig, O'Mulc. 391 = Corm. Y 574 . ech cach emhain ina chain-chennas coir, 'for every emain (the due payment is) a steed in its fair proper bridle' O'Dav. § 531 , ZCP xx 483 . ind anamain mór...cethri re inti-sside .i. nath ┐ anair, laíd ┐ emain, IT iii 59 § 114 . Cf. 60 § 118 . 96 § 152 . Auraic. 1578 . 3673 . is i so in eamhain, IT iii 97 § 156 . n p. emna, 59 § 112 . in cethramad [rand] emun imrind `e. i.' is the fourth (species of) stanza 64.11 . is í seo ind emain imrind (of a stanza 72+73in which the separate couplets have deibide rime i.e. rinn and airdrinn, while a-c, b-d also rime) 68 § 8 . impud na hemna (i.e. reversing the order of the lines in the above stanza to 73+72) 68 § 9 . eamain imceand imrind (a rearrangement of deibide imrind mór) 69 § 11 . See also ZCP xvii 270.12 .

The emain belonged to the syllabus of the cano or fourth-year student ( IT iii 36 ), and the reward for it was two cows, or a steed of equal worth: da ba ar emain, Laws v 58.9 Comm. , 62.23 Comm .