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airlégend

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airlégend or dil.ie/2198
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o vn. of ar-léga. act of reading aloud, reading: an cetharlebar sosceli do aurlegund `the four books of the Gospel are to be read aloud', Mon. Tall. 138.1 (§ 29) . airlegend dó uird na baiste cen aithgne a litri có sin, Trip.² 96 . robu bind lee a guth ocund erlégund, 2742 . ? deog liubair amail ata lebar fata Leth-glindi, a urlegenn ar uisci its recital on water (as a test), Laws v 472.24 Comm. co cualatar . . . a airlegend, Three Hom. 102.24 . ut est in hac figura ceallach coimdes a airlegind sis ┐ suas, BB 311b27 . in tan bói sim occa n-airlegend (of letters), IT i 19.37 . dolluid A. i n-airlégund a eipstle, Alex. 785 . ogham nach coimhghléighearr colg, | agus an t-oirléigheann ard, Sages, Saints and Storytellers 165 § 4 . Of conferring orders: do erleghadh na ngradh fair, BNnÉ 17.22 .

coimdes

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x see 1 comdes, cuibdius.

1 comdes

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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 ?

cummae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cummae or dil.ie/13852
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Forms: cumbai, chumbu, chummai, cuma

io, n. vn. of con-ben. ? g s. cumbai, Corp. Gen. 203.5 . d s. chumbu, Críth G. 139 . On chummai, Ml. 115b3 see below. cuma f., IGT Decl. § 3 (coma proscribed form). Verbs § 67 .

1 act of cutting, carving, hacking, destroying , butchering : dá mér in[n]a chumbu chóir (of a flitch of bacon), Críth G. 139 . direnaiter crotha cummai `díre is paid for maimed figures', BCrólige 64 . brisiud cnama ┐ cumma tuinne, LL 13868 . cumbae hUae mBriuin `destruction', AU i 326.x . i[c] cummai ┐ oc letrad trénḟer, TTr.² 1529 . athcuma . . . .i. . . . cuma co aith, Laws i 234.26 Comm.

2 act of shaping, fashioning, composing : i doríndi uaím ┐ cuma ar tus, MacCarthy 286.23 . uaim, ┐ cumu, ┐ druinuchus `cutting out', Laws ii 154.7 Comm. in áirc . . . iarna cuma ┐ iarná cumdach shaped, LB 123a45 . dia chuma ┐ dia midhemhain na criche, RC xliii 68.13 . ica cumma ┐ ica certugud (of ship Argo), LL 30959 ( TTr. 140 ). mac in tṡaír . . . / do chumma in chláir ina chirt, Ériu ix 49.1 . cuigeal . . . aca . . . a (= do ?) chuma shægail cach duine (of fates), TTebe 1321 . celcc do chuma, BNnÉ 89.39 . gan an creidemh do chuma ré na chéill acht a chiall do chuma risan ccreidemh, Mac Aingil 116 - 7 . ? im chuma(id) bíd fris `preparing food', RC ii 388.2 . ? gan beith ag cuma re ced do sasadh attempting, undertaking , BCC 68.11 . mithid dam comma Ceilbe `to make verse on C.', Metr. Dinds. iii 54.1 . lucht cummæ in sceoil-si, CCath. 6160 . an bhrég do chor a ccuma / ar son na séd saoghalda, IGT Introd. § 60 . cuma a fheart ní fhéadainnse `I can not describe his wonders', PBocht 11.12 . clū a ceardcha na cuma, O'R. Poems 2068 ` composition ', Gloss. gan lucht cuma ar cráoib N., IGT Decl. ex. 170 . le cuma a aignidh féin `by means of the inventions of his own brain', Content. xvi 183 . gur chuirestair . . . glósnathe filedh fuithe da cuma ┐ da cumhdach, BNnÉ 265.26 . ? Cf. bíodh re gach cuma dar ceangladh / urra urrlamh, DDána 111.26 . ? ní da cuma i tarmforcenn, IT iii 28.5 .

3 shape, form, appearance : in cétach co cumma glan, Metr. Dinds. iv 220.15 . fuath ┐ cumma in choindelbra, LB 121a50 . doradsat cuma na Trae furre, Aen. 1208 . cetharochair a cuma `fouredged was its shape', CCath. 17 . aluinn cuma do da chos, BS 18.23 . cuma crut[h]ach, Marco P. 103 . ? cuicthi i cuic cummi, ar is cuma la .u. cinta dosliat . . . .u. cumbae cinad, O'Curry 811 ( H 3.18, 375a ). ba cruthach . . . eter méit ┐ chórai ┐ chummai, TTr.² 362 . gan locht cuma ar craoibh n-Aise, DDána 99.33 . ní chongbann a chuma anos, O'Gr. Cat. 555.z . ? dá mbeith Dia ag cuma (leg. a gcuma) fa cheart in His true form, DDána 23.1 . cuma, deilbh, Eg. Gl. 151 . imdheanta, faicsiona, cuma, 412 . a chuma ar gach neach a-nos / gomadh truma an bhreath bhéaras it is apparent on each one, Dán Dé xxi 25 .

4 In prep. phrases: ní bátar i nHére óic a cumma dóib like them, LU 1513 (MU). tolcha corra . . . / ar choma chíge cédmhná (proscribed), IGT Verbs ex. 578 . i gcuma báis, PBocht 4.47 . lecc lógmar . . . fó chuma grene ┐ ésca resembling, Todd Lect. vi 67.8 . ar cuma an oirnigh doníther don bradan `in the form of', BCC 108.28 . a ccuma na ccreach archena `like the rest of the prey', Hugh Roe² 208.14 . cumma cáich like (with) everybody else, LU 3110. 3163 . cumma cháich, Ériu iv 98.6 . i cumai caich, Lism. L. xx 16 . hi cuma chaigh, Leb. Gab.(i) 200.23 . hi cumaidh cāich, ZCP vi 259.2 .

5 In adv. phrases: foróenchummi gl. identidem, Sg. 14b1 . luid . . . C. fon cumma cetna similarly, LU 8874 ( FB 67 ). fon cumma cetna, CRR 26 . TTr.² 988 . a cumma cetno, IT iii 243.255 . dotháet ass fón cumma sin, TBC-LL² 2304 . fon cuma sein, Cog. 162.29 .

As predicate of copula in a variety of idioms.

6 is c.¤ x fri y x is like, the same as y: nitachummese friusom gl. mihi autem, Wb. 20c25 . ní c.¤ fri cach crieid, Ml. 85c14 . nídat chummai frisnammoltu dográes gl. nihil commone, 115b3 (artificial pl. form rather than attrib. g s.). nir chumma nech ris im chath `there was none to match him in battle', Metr. Dinds. iv 344.73 . gein bad chumma fri C., i 36.111 . nad rabi remaib . . . fiallach bad cumma gaisced frisin dínisin, LL 32166 ( TTr. 1355 ). Adv. is cuma no do gaib aire fri aithech `it affects the chief equally with the plebeian', Laws iv 68.4 . Note also: bá cuma dán dib linaib (Cú Ch. and Fer Diad), LU 6003 . ceall bes cuma a cill fein, Laws iii 76.4 Comm. cumma ┐ sed ┐ samail a tri cuaich, BB 35a16 .

7 With ocus: ní cumme et tuss[u] unlike thee, Wb. 6b25 . nicumme et messe, 7b13 . nicumme et sissi, 14a30 . ni cumme ┐ M., 34a6 . mad cumme imned á cheli et a imned fessin, 20c6 . ni cummæ ┐ vocatiuus , Sg. 208a11 . is cumma ┐ timthirecht bech i lló ánli, LU 7558 ( BDD 139 ). cumme . . . ┐ sengobi `like an old smith', Mon. Tall. 134.4 . mad cumma ech ┐ ech, ZCP viii 217.11 . With nó: beag nach cuma cuaille fáil / dhod chréachtnughadh . . . / nó sibh do chrochadh iar gcioth to hang you up after a shower is almost the same thing as rending you with a hedge-stake (to an old cloak), Hackett² xxxi 5 . With follg. clause: is cumma no cinged . . . ┐ no chessed fén he travelled just like a waggon, LU 6844 ( BDD 41 ). With follg. clause with vb. in subj. impf. it is just as if: is cumme et ní imdibthe gl. circumcisio tua praeputium facta est, Wb. 1d17 . Without conj.: is cumme bid pugnator asberad gl. pro: pugnator, Ml. 67a8 . iscumme nibad móidem, Wb. 2b14 . With amail: is cuma dhuille an ḟeadha . . . / amail nobeith grāin chatha, Ériu iii 164 § 20 .

8 As adv. antecedent of rel. vb. equally, in the same way : is cummae mbis menmae cechtar de fri togais alali gl. par ad dicipiendum, Ml. 31a23 . condibcumme donduccam uili gl. ut idem sapiamus, Wb. 24a22 . iscummae ṁ bis ualitudo enartae ┐ ualitudo sonartae gl. tam . . . quam, Ml. 61a33 . conid cumme aramber biuth huacechrét `equally', 69a18 . cumma arangairtís gortai ┐ íttaid díb na hubla repelled both hunger and thirst, RC ix 474.21 ( LU 1695 ). cumma no slaided riam ┐ iarma, LU 5921 (TBC). is cumma tégtis fir ┐ mná i cathaib, IT i 193.25 . is cumma gebes a rer, o rig ┐ o aithech, PH 4011 . Cf. cuma frisidngair `of equal status corresponding to him', Bretha 2 .

9 With forms of as-beir (ráidid) and follg. clause as he was saying it etc.: cuma do-bi aga radha ┐ ad-bert in læidh ann asa haithli, ZCP viii 548.12 . is [c]uma ro bui aca radh[a sin ┐ ro] leic, Grail 4103 . cumma dobátar oc a ráda ┐ doṡáidseat a slega, LB 274a21 ( SG 55.19 ). cuma dó oca ráda ┐ do scáil, SG 56.18 . as cuma do bhái aga radha, ┐ dorinne an duan so, BNnÉ 267.15 . Cf. 1 cuma (ant am, v.l.) rabadar-sum . . . ragreis, TTebe 4417 .

10 is c.¤ la x y x makes no distinction between y (and someth. else): coma .i. ab eo [quod est] communis. Inde . . . cuma lem .i. is coimdes cipē diib, Corm. Y 221 . iscumme lessom tect fosmachtu rechto et fognam doídlaib he makes no distinction between submitting etc., Wb. 19d11 . is c.¤ leissem bid. f it is the same, he holds, as though it were f, Sg. 10a11 . is c.¤ limm etir ph.f. , 4 . is cumma lem bed i taulchuba ḟína no beth mo chend I feel as if my head were in a vat of wine, Fraech 45 . Hence x doesn't care about y: cuma .i. inann no maith ut est cuma lium cid toll mo lenn, O'Dav. 365 . ben las(a)mbi cuma cip cia las fia a woman who will sleep with anybody, BCrólige 44 . couma lē cip srīan cotagaib, ZCP viii 103.z . cuma lē gan Iarla ann she won't miss an Earl, Aithd. D. 38.9 . cuma lim, for F., Airne F. 238 . conid cuma les bas ┐ betha d'fagbail cares not whether he lives or dies, TTebe 4019 . cuma leamh . . . / mo shaeghal, BCC 192.23 . is cuma leis tús nó deireadh, TSh. 865 . nír bhó cuma lá haon . . . cia haca las a mbeith ball dia bhallaibh `contended with each other', AFM vi 2370.17 .

11 is c.¤ do x it is all the same for x: cuma dhuit .i. ni meisde dhuit, O'Cl. is cumme dó bidimdibthe gl. nonne praeputium illius, in circumcisione reputabitur? Wb. 1d20 . nibu chumme dúib ce bad hé frisandénte it would be a different matter for you if you did it to him, 9c24 . is cumme duit legens est ┐ qui legit , Sg. 193b5 . nech dia mbi c.¤ eibirt ┐ aicdi, Laws i 118.22 Comm. is cumma dam ce bát é éc tíasur, LU 7882 ( BDD 147 ). is cumma dúit . . . Nī dīgēltar foraib, ZCP viii 318.24 . i gcruth gurab cuma dhó a bhás nó a bheatha, TSh. 96 .

12 Without follg. prep.: cuma a dteasda uan dom aois it matters not, Dán Dé xvii 5 . teagh ríogh Ch. cuma a luadh, DDána 119.23 `níor mhiste', Gloss. cuma(dh) dhe no matter, Luc. Fid. 4177 .

In n. loc.: Ath Cuma in tSheisir Ford of the Slaughter of the Six, AFM i 244.y .

Compd. cumagnais `equal customs', expl. of comaithces, Laws iv 68.1 .

Cf. caumu.

emnad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. emnad or dil.ie/20026
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Forms: eamhnadh

u, m. (vn. of 1 emnaid) doubling: eamhnadh .i. dubladh, O'Cl. ní emnad fil and amal sodin there is no iteration in that case (referring to geminavit dictionem) Ml. 76d2 . emnad mutae doubling of a mute Sg. 16b7 . emnad .l. doubling of l (refers to misellus) 48 a9 . as n-ed fodera emnad .i. the doubling of i 120 a4 . 3a11 . 59a3 , 10 . cech oenfocol...bec do filliud .i. do emnad ut est hoc: agur, agur, etc. RC xx 144 w . LB 238 [d] b63 . ni bhi eamhnad in n-ogam, Auraic. 439 . 2890 . a imrind do emnad conidh coimdes a cumasc fri cechtar na da randaigecht (of quatrains with similar rimes in both couplets) IT iii 68.13 . Cf. ar n-emnadh nith, Anecd. ii 52.15 . flescach ┐ emnad ┐ cairched acon timpánach imarcraigh, H 3.18 87 , ZCP xx 483 .

2 imrind

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n metrical term the linking of the long lines (of a stanza) by rhyme , Thurn., IT iii 137.25 . Enters as a component into the names of various metres : emain i.¤ (the metre of the cano poet), Laws v 66.18 Comm. See also O'Dav. 1073 , O'Mulc. 537 , and for exx. of the metre IT iii 68 § 8 , Todd Lect. iii 122 § f . debide imrind, IT iii 67 § 6. Todd Lect. iii 122 § e .

cate defir etir debidi i.¤ ┐ emain i.¤ a i.¤ do emnad, conid coimdes a cumasc fri cechtar na da randaigecht, IT iii 68 § 8. (cf. 148 , 163 ). is í seo ind emain i.¤ (of a stanza 72+73 in which the separate couplets have deibide rime while a-c, b-d have rannaigeacht rime), ib. is aire is deibide í.¤ mor, uair is dí ḟasas eamuin imceand i.¤; ┐ ni fasann do debide ele acht eamain i.¤ nama, 69 § 11. debide n-i.¤ fota, 17 § 44. debide n-i.¤ gairid, 17 § 45. anair i.¤ scailti, 101 § 180 . laíd i.¤ , 35 § 17. laíd imrinn .i. iarsan ní emnaighther gach focal di rinn .i. laíd imrinn annso do rigne Amargin glungel file, no is emhain imrinn iar foirinn aile, O'D. 1204 (< H 2.15A, p. 82, col. 1 ). in i.¤ bera re seachta (name of a metre ?), Auraic. 3713.

1 ségainn

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Forms: segundo, saoghain

i (Lat. secundus, Pokorny, RC xxxiii 66 - 67 who regards the adj. as the earlier form, and the substantive ségonn (q.v.) as a later derivative from it. Gwynn, Hermathena xxiii 148 - 9 , considers the adj. to be a derivative of the substantive). Orig. prob. o, ā, cf. compar. segundo, LU 5174 . With single -n: shéaghain (: fhéaghain), Hackett liii 15 . With non-palatal initial: saoghain, Ó Bruad. i 52.10 . 23 B 37, 18 (cf. soegand, s.v. ségonn).

dexterous, skilful, accomplished, excellent, pre-eminent : is a mbéo beres a n-as béodu ┐ a n-as segundo, LU 5174 . cia beth a sluag sedoind slang | um sreta findo ficeall, ZCP xiii 260.1 . in colpa ségaind seasmach, Ériu iv 218 § 24 . in t-óclach ségaind subach, Acall. 5347 . ni rabha i n-Eirinn uile budh gribhdhu no budh seghaine inás, RC xxiv 44 § 3 . óir asat fer seguinn fochuidbithe is cóir do chur isin chorn gumad coimdes duit in lionn d'ól umat do gach leith, SG 240.24 (to Eisirt). ? dár ab ainm segainni (? leg. ségainn), sainigthi, slúagberla saer Eabraidi, sabstindrus, MR 236.21 (of the north wind) = danab segainm samhaigthi, LL 410b23 . fearr iná tuile tuirse | guidhe ar an seang séaghainn-se (the poet speaks of his dead son), DDána 65.12 . ro buí si seda segaind suilbir soghradach `graceful (?)', Stair Erc. 509 . san mhíonbhrugh ṡíthe ṡéaghuinn, TD 28.42 . a bharr síodhamhail séaghainn `accomplished', 21.1 . ní bhfuil san gcruth shéaghonn shuairc, | acht cloidheamh luaidhe i dtruaill óir, Dánfhocail 193 .

As subst. trí ségainni Hérenn; fáthrann, adbann a cruit, berrad aigthe three things for which Ireland is pre-eminent, Triads 89 .

Compds. ¤ḟíal `generous and gifted': an saor séaghuinnḟial, TD 23.1 . ¤gel: Peadar comharba an Choimdheadh | bíodh leam an seang séaghainngheal, DDána 54.29 . a chruth séaghoinngheal, TD 14.37 . ¤glan: an saor séaghonnghlan, Aithd. D. 76.8 . ¤graig: a fine herd of horses : slata sróil a séghuinnghreadh, L. Cl. A. B. 94.16 .