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Cite this: eDIL s.v. comrar or dil.ie/11652
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: comrair, comra, gcomhrainn, comra, comhrair

n ā, f. Later with n s. comrair and comra with dent. infl. (see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 351 ). i gcomhrainn , Ó Bruad. ii 190.20 . comra f., IGT Decl. § 7 . comhrair f., § 13 (66.3) .

(a) box, etc., chest, casket, shrine : c.¤ gl. capsa, Sg. 36a8 . 92a1 (see note). comrara coimge cethre caich torith, ZCP xi 93 § 27 = c.¤ `Schrein', 81 § 18 , cf. comrera, Ériu xvi 65.49 . in chomrair co taisib Poil ┐ Petair, Trip.² 296 . co naccai comraid craind, LL 36500 . carpat Catháir, c.¤ (comra v.l.) sét, Metr. Dinds. ii 82.29 . cómra craind . . . .i. cómra na crochi coimdeta, LB 159a60 . Colmán Comhruire (-aire, v.l.) `of the Casket', Gorm. 25 n.5 . a cur a comraigh leis féin (a document), O'Gr. Cat. 265.19 . c.¤ thaisceda sét somainech shrine for safe keeping, LB 208a54 . See 2 taiscid. badh comhraire coimhēda seanchais É. (of churches etc.), Celtica i 91.105 . Fig. acomhra(i)r derg oir (of Mary), Blathm. 164 . hi comrair gáise in the safe keeping of wisdom, ZCP xi 80.19 . bása ch.¤ cacha runi, LU 9335 . c.¤ dana, LL 24389 ( RC xxvi 52 ). comhrair bethadh, Ériu xiii 37.26 . ō ro-gōet mo comrair ciūil since my sweet treasure was killed, BDC 144.640​​ (of person). comhrair ┐ cisde coimheda eccna repository of wisdom (of dead abbot), AFM v 1272.16 .

See cobrae.

(b) In contexts relating to death and burial, later explicitly coffin : ata c.¤ cloche imbi (of buried warrior), LU 10991 . rocomecrad . . . comrair don mac . . . don fhid (a funeral pyre), TTebe 2209 . im-medon na c.¤ `coffins', CCath. 894 . comrair luadi (n s.), PH 1276 . do . . . comraid in erlama, Laws v 472.2 Comm. ar gcreach . . . do thuill / . . . i gcomhraidh chumhuing, L. Cl. A. B. 142.108 . nochun ḟuil crann acht do chomhrair all timber (is bare) save that of coffins, IGT Decl. ex. 628 . fada liom é a ccomhraidh dhuinn `in a dark coffin', KMMisc. 356.19 . comhra, cisde na marbh, Eg. Gl. 116 .