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1 comdes

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 comdes or dil.ie/11008

 

adj (dess). Of persons ambidextrous; expert (somet. in vague laudatory sense): in chland chomdess, Metr. Dinds. iv 68.146 . mulier ambidextra non fit .i. ni fhédann bean a bheith coimhdheas, 23 K 42, 112.19 . an cruitire coir coimhdheas, Leb. Gab.(i) 284.12 . a Shaoir choimdheis cháich (of God), Measgra D. 61.64 . ni bi . . . ceard ar nar choimdheas an D. sin expert , Ériu iv 51 § 8 . ba coimdes ar gach trealamh troda, AFM vi 2234.17 . sai coimdes coitchenn in cech cerd archena, Ann. Conn. 1309.2 . ba c.¤ isna primbelraib well versed , LB 150b42 . As sobriquet: Corcan coimdes `the handsome', Gorm. 7 . C. c.¤ , `the Comely', MR 206.4 .

Other applications: ic dáil chomdeis Ch., Metr. Dinds. iii 224.4 . crathad cruaid, comhdhes, MR 256.7 . gersat . . . comdesa . . . cimsa . . .catha, 254.4 . iarsin charddine chóir ch.¤ , LL 16100 .

Of equal alternatives in various constructions: is cuma lium .i. is cóimdess lium cipé dib, Thr. Ir. Gl. 9.29 . is coimdes doibh muir ┐ tír `they are equally at home on . . .', Maund. 267 . air is coimdes di-sside tairissium o ḟotaib ┐ cuimrib (of metre) can consist either of . . . , IT iii 101 § 180 . conidh coimdeas a cumasc fri ceachtar na da rannaidecht, BB 289a25 . coimdes a airlegind sis ┐ suas `indifferent', Auraic. 5827 . comdheas re da chlaidemh, L. Chl. S. 10 . ní la nech . . . dinn ná caislén . . . acht coimdhes da gach aen iatsom `each has an equal right thereto', Marco P. 139 . gus in inad ar chomdeis do chach a chomfhégad `where all might conveniently view him', MR 180.20 . ba comdeis imbualta da deis ┐ da cli, Cog. 186.6 . Superl. duine is comdeisi . . . i cantairecht, ALC i 270.2 . Adv. ar cách co comdess `in order due', Metr. Dinds. iv 222.22 . hit chomfocus co comdess, Fing. R. 720 . Cf. comdas s.v. comadas ?

tairissem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairissem or dil.ie/39731

 

Forms: tairisme, tairismhi, toiriseamh, -imh, -mhe, toirisimh, -smhe, t.

n u, m. vn. of do-airissedar. g s. in grian-tairisme , ZCP xvii 229.25 . in tairismhi , CCath. 5966 . toiriseamh (g s. -imh, -mhe) m., IGT Decl. § 101 . toirisimh (g s. -smhe), f., § 150 .

I remaining, staying, continuing, delaying: tairisiomh .i. comhnaidhe, O'Cl. len .i. tairisim, ut est len a ndiamair, O'Mulc. 784 . for mbuithsi i niriss et in t.¤ donairissid indi `the steadfastness with which ye abide in it,' Wb. 14c43 . techt ┐ tairisem ┐ suide gl. (non) stetit, Ml. 15a1 . tairisem ind aiso firien isnaib fochaidib ` continuance ', 54a13 . t.¤ don muir `that the sea should stand still,' 129d5 . dorochóinset arndabeth in tairisem hi robatar riam `they despaired of having the state in which they had been before,' 131c9 . t.¤ gl. stabulum ` stability ,' Sg. 50a18 . t.¤ indala rainne cen diall `the persistence of one of the two parts without declension,' 74b7 . do thairisem hi pardus, SR 1276 . messe ragas for astur ... | ropad ferr lim tair[i]sem, LU 3928 . bid bocht cech rí cen chuind tairismi oca .i. tri cuind tairismi dlegair don ríg oca .i. tri puirt, LL 188b15 (cf. RC xxvi 38.1 ). in tan rosiacht in slog in tracht ┐ in talum thuaid i tairisim reached a permanent position in the north (?), LB 118b22 = BB 240b32 . iar tairisiem after a while , Anecd. ii 42.20 . a loc tairisme in chráeis (of the body), PH 8239 . tairisim do cach dib isin cor ro lá o bélaib `each party is to abide by the contract which he made by word of mouth,' Laws i 50.3 Comm. cu taircsin tairisme `offer of lodging,' ii 30.8 Comm. an feadh beas neach ag eisteacht aifrinn an oiread sin do toirisiumh an ifrinn aigi, Lib. Flav. i 36d12 .

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(a) stopping, halting, ending: o hIndeoin co Lainnén nicon bía tairissem (sic leg. ?) sair (of the rout of an army), Ériu iii 141.199 . aircc Nóe do thairisim for sléib Arménia come to rest, ii 198.5 . ro élaidhset san aidhche gan nach taireseamh co ndeachatar tar Tuaim, AFM iii 118.3 . is coimdess di-sside tairissium o fhotaib ┐ cuimrib for this can end either in long or short (syllables), IT iii 101.12 . tairisem fo fid i tosach in anma stopping at a letter at the beginning of a noun (of an Ogam in which, if the first syllable of the word is identical with the name of the initial letter, this letter is written for the syllable, e.g. q (queirt) le = certle), Auraic. 5811 . tairsem fo fid i ndeirid in anma (Mael R = M. Ruis), 5818 . See Macalister, Secret Languages 47 .

(b) griant.¤ solstice: da grientairisem ┐ aequinoctium , BCr. 35b1 . i llō in grian-tairisme shámruta, ZCP xvii 229.25 . equinochtia ┐ griantairisme, Lec. 167c30 .

(c) withstanding, resisting, standing out against (frequ. in military sense): ni asse tacre na t.¤ fris `not easy is it to gainsay or withstand it,' Wb. 25b14 . cid terissem namma nírbu toraisse leis gl. resistendum `he had not the confidence even to stand,' Ml. 34c17 . hi t.¤ `in standing firm,' 137d9 . anerlatu co tairisim `disobedience with contumacy,' Ériu vii 174.6 , cf. 10 . fogabar do feraib Hērenn ... oīnfer tairisme comrama frim-sa a man to withstand me in the contest, Sc.M² 9.3 (§ 8) . ar thairisem ṅgaiscidh by trial of arms, TTr.² 1180 . 's fearr teicheamh na tairiseamh, Content. xvi 44 . fri tairisiumh troda ┐ tachair, AFM vi 2126.26 .

(d) cen t.¤ ceaselessly, perpetually: atat ... drem ... and sair síar doib cen tairisem darna lecaib, LU 2210 (FA). cen [an]adh cen tairisium, CCath. 1393 . ro ergidar ... ina tarmánaib ... gan tairisium, MR 230.18 . imairecc ... cen toirisim, Stair Erc. 317 . gan tairisiomh gan toirmeasg continuously , DDána 111.38 .

Various: tairisem talman, IT i 55.24 (= tairismige, Thes. ii 356.3 ). inti na búi oc tairisim oifrind `he that has not attended mass,' Rule of Tallaght 72.12 . tumcichthe ingním itinol tairisem treóin, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10.5 (rhetoric).