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cuilmen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuilmen or dil.ie/13530

 

Forms: cúilmeana

n o (Lat. culmen , Ó Máille, Ériu ix 74 ) name given to the Origines or Etymologiae of Isidorus: Essodir .i. in chulmin, Fél.² xxxi , cf. isidorus etymologiarum, ibid. trí hamrai la Táin Bó Cúailnge .i. in c.¤ dara héisi i nÉrinn that the c. was brought into Ireland in exchange for it, Triads 62 . do foglaim na Tāna rucc in sái rōmānach á hArdmacha dar cend in cuilmin, ACL iii 5.31 . genelaighi Gréc amal adbert Essuidhir ┐ c.¤ , BB 4a20 (leg. in C.¤ , Ó Máille, loc. cit.). ón leabhar as mó dá ngoirthear cuilmean gus in leabhar as lúgha da ngoirthear deich bréithir, MS. Mat. 495.4 . c.¤ .i. leabur, ut est, berta in sui sair dar eis in chuilmein , H 3.18, 603a13 .

Of other books: promha pind o Ferghal . . . for in cuilmend oll, LB 60 marg. inf. Cf. colamna fearb .i. cuilmenna fearb .i. croicne bó. Cuilmenn .i. lebar, MS. Mat. 504.27 . Hence appar. cúilmeana ` hides, skins ', O'R.

In literal meaning (if used as Irish word): c.¤ (.i. cnoc), O'Mulc. 585 .

forg(g)u, forgo

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Forms: forgo

n (for etym. see Binchy, Temple Univ. Jn. Celt. Stud. i p. 148 and Études Celt. xi 468-69 ) choice; gen. in concrete sense the pick, the best , folld. by part. gen. and, unlike forglu, referring to one individual. f.¤ ... .i. cuilmen (= culmen `apex'), O'Mulc. 585 . Cathair Már ba f.¤ delb, LL 50a5 ( Hail Brigit § 17 ). f.¤ fear Fergus, TBC-I¹ 3607 . forgo set (.i. in set is fir-toghaide), Laws v 436.24 (quoted by O'Cl. with gl. .i. rogh séd). forgu do rathuib daim (.i. is daor cach fer oc na biat ...), H 3.17, c. 416 ( O'D. 513 ). forggu dine `choicest of a herd' Laws iv 308.3 ( Críth G. 138 : `the pick of the yearling beasts ?'). forga sciath, Anecd. ii 58 . forggu maithe, ZCP xiii 378.1 . Cf. forcu Dechtere (= D.'s darling? of Cú Chualainn) LL 122b47 . pl. na tri forgo tuaithe for righ tuaithe, O'D. 34 (< H 3.17, c. 32 ).

Cf. coronerail [i.e. Moses] bar forgo dia degaltrom, Rawl. 43b44 (mispr. ba f.¤ , SR 3708 ) = non irailenn for deagdaeinib dia altrum, Uí Maine 128ra x .

Cf. foircimem (see Binchy, l.c. Jn. Celt. Stud. p.149 ) and forga.

mullach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mullach or dil.ie/32822

 

Forms: mullaig, mullaig, mullach, mullaige, -i, mullach, mullaighi

n o, m., (mul) also treated as s, n.: d s. i mullaig , TBC-LL¹ 1203 ; tria mullaig in chínd, PH 8158 = LB 252a57 (perhaps we should expand mullach). n p. mullaige, -i.

(a) the topmost part, top, crown , generally of a convex surface. din mulluch, gl. vertice, Thes. i 494.31 ( Tur. 140 ). mullach, gl. culmen , Ir. Gl. 1007. di mulluch int slebe, Ml. 58c4 . co mullach na taulcha, TBC-LL¹ 1209. co rom-adnaichthi i m.¤ Temrach (= in cacuminibus Temro), Lat. Lives 22. a p. mullaighi na cnoc, CCath. 2352. co mullach in chairnn, Acall. 7692. m.¤ tighe, gl. doma, Ir. Gl. 838. i mm.¤ thuir, LB 136a27 = Todd Lect. vi 53. a m.¤ caislen Tuama, RC xviii 288.20 . a m.¤ áiteadh árd, Proverbs viii 2. co tuc bulli . . . hi m.¤ chind a brathar crown (of head), PH 855. mullaigi a cend rempu head-foremost , LB 156b45 . ar ammus a chendmullaig, TBC-LL¹ 913 , cf. TBC-I¹ 1961. do thuc bulli . . . i mmulluch in médi, TBC-LL¹ 1999. co tarrla in tṡleg . . . a m.¤ a hochta, Acall. 7710. co mulluch a ghualann, 325 . a m.¤ a láirgi (= buttock?), Comp. CC 107.7 . a m.¤ a cercailli the top of its circuit (i.e. zenith, of the moon ), ITS xiv 44.27 . a m.¤ na firmaminti, 88.9 . a m.¤ in medha[in] lae at high noon , O'Gr. Cat. 246 y . cach mball . . . de mulluch co talmain from top to ground (=from head to foot), TBC-I¹ 1931 ; cf. 1843 , TBC-LL¹ 1256 , 1371 , 2496 . corro loisc hé o mulluch co talmin, Mon. Tall. 72. erradh righ Connacht o mhullach co lar (i.e. a complete outfit), Lism. L. 3152. ro scoilt bendchapur in tempuil . . . ó m.¤ co a lár, PH 2896. ó lár go lánmullach (of a building), AFM v 1732 z .

(b) the crown of the head (= m.¤ cind): mullach (gl. meo . . . cum capillis vertice), Gild. Lor. 98. m.¤ .i. mul-ōach .i. cluasach (i.e. a `mul' with ears), Corm. Y 918 , cf. Lec. Gl. 276. dorega ferg Dé it' m.¤ (= in verticem tuum), Lat. Lives 12 = Trip. 60.3 . in bennacht . . . dobiur-sa . . . fort mullach anuas, LL 147a16 = PRIA iii 545 § 14 . a claideb nocht úasa mulluch, FB 87. hi fossud a mullaich, TBC-I¹ 1207 (mullaid LU). ro bui tre m.¤ ind ḟir folt cass, Ériu iii 196.4 . m.¤ Mo Chutu M.'s brain-pan (a relic), LL 370b32 = Arch. Hib. iv 204 § 15.

(c) fig. apex, acme, chief: m.¤ na míleadh, Keat. Poems 732. cnú mhullaigh degban Eirenn `most eminent' (lit. top nut), AU iii 570.16 . ós cionn mullaigh mo shóláis above my chief joy, Psalms cxxxvii 6.

Compd. ¤lethan broad-headed (cf. mul-lethan), FB 37. Acall. 4080 n . gein mhullachleathan mic, Ériu v 80.30 . tairrnge . . . mullachlethan, Fl. Earls 196.3 .