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Cite this: eDIL s.v. dénum or dil.ie/15474
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: dénom, dénam, déinem, dénaim, déinim, denum, dénom, dénma, déineamh, déinimh, dénaim, dénamh, dénamh, rodēnma, denma

u, m. vn. of do-gní. O. Ir. also dénom, Mid. Ir. dénam, déinem, m., dénaim, déinim, f.: n s. denum , Wb. 13a21 . Ml. 2d11 . dénom, 71b2 . Wb. 12a9 . g s. dénma, 12b21 . Ml. 19a10 . déineamh m., IGT Decl. § 101 . déinimh f., § 150 . dénaim f., § 10 . dénamh m., § 100 . Verbs § 1 .

I As vn. of do-gní in all its senses.

(a) act of doing; performing, executing, committing, perpetrating: dénamh gl. procuratio, Ir. Gl. 899 . denum maith ┐ imgabail uilc do denum , Ml. 14c12 . denma tuile Dǽ, 47c13 . mo chomairle do d.¤ , Wb. 10b25 . fri denam na fert, SR 694 . inna dualchi do denum , Ml. 18c6 . oc denum in pectho, Tur. 102 . drúis do d.¤ , PH 7450 . oes denma uilc evil-doers , MR 12 .

(b) Esp. with verbal abstr. or abstr. noun implying activity of some kind, feeling, etc.: ci adcobrinn móidim do d.¤ to boast , Wb. 17d17 . ní cumcat aithirgi ndo denum to repent , Ml. 23a5 . aine ┐ abstanait do denum , PH 4955 . cen bréca do denum not to tell lies, 8133 . íar ṅdenum chomairle doib after they had taken counsel, 3234 . comairci . . . do denum to protect , MR 162 . debaid do denam to fight , FB § 33 . marcachus do denum to ride , PH 4456 .

(c) act of making, creating, etc.: suánemuin do d.¤ to make ropes, Wb. 24d14 . do denum idal, Ml. 130a5 . du denum chlainde to beget offspring, 135b6 . fer dénma bairgine a maker of bread, Sg. 184b3 . tar hési denmo ind libuir, 2a7 . tuccait a dénma the cause of its composition, Thes. ii 298.27 . feiss Temruch do denam, IT i 118 . aiffrind . . . do d.¤ , PH 7407 .

(d) making out, proving: mása teach gadaighe is a dénamh air if it is a thief's house it has to be proved against him, O'Don. Suppl. doberar do Socht denum cor'bo leis in claideb S. is allowed to prove, IT iii 201 . (Of an absconding slave) mas amlaid frith ┐ a cul ri tech . . . is a denam conad ac elod ro bui it must be proved (it is a proof?), Laws v 338.11 . do denum na morgaiti no da seana, O'Curry 286 (H. 3,18, 158).

(e) Corresp. to do-gní . . . di (pers. and impers.) making . . . of, rendering: ainm do denom de to make a noun of it, treat it as a noun, Sg. 26b5 . aís lobor do d.¤ diibsi that you should be treated as feeble folk, Wb. 17b29 . ingen íar ndénam mná dí, Triads 233 .

(f) Intrans. of motion, going, making towards (see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 318-21 ): déinimh duid i mbeirn bhaoghail, TD 10.29 . geall Banbha id dháil ag déanamh, 31 . acc dénamh don luing . . . ar Á., AFM v 1582.10 . Note also: déanamh seice avoiding it, DDána 10.41 . déanamh thart to neglect thee, 32.17 .

II As subst.

(a) form, make, build: buaid delba, buaid ṅdenma, TBC-LL¹ 661 . ba ferrdha denam an laich, CCath. 2932 . claochluidhidh dath ┐ déanamh na hanma, TSh. 1336 . g s. as adj. shapely, beautiful: cromsciathigel . . . co tri radhaib rodēnma , TBC-I¹ 2339 . vii muilt denma , IT i 311.30 (but see Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 64 ).

(b) behaviour, treatment: ba machtnad leosum an denam baoi for leith for Aban aige, ┐ gin aithne aige fair, BNnÉ 7.23 .

(c) interpretation (of a name), definition: doni dream denam aile | ar Charn Fraich, Metr. Dinds. iii 362 . Cu Culaind .i. dia ro marb coin Culaind . . . no dino is o Cuilinn Murtemni ro hainmnighed . . . acht is ferr in cet-denum , BB 250a46 . Conall Cernach .i. C. buadach . . . is ed sin a firdenam, Lec. 422a33 . dobeurur denum annso ar an anum (= definitur rationalis anima), 24 B 3, 115.6 . dobeir Sanct Augustin in denum so air defines it thus, 16 .

(d) section of a treatise: na briatra cuirter annsa denam so, 3 C 19, 276 rb11 . do cuired in focal so re naburar crisis . . . annsa denam ar tus, 28 .