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éigme

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éigme or dil.ie/19763
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Forms: éimhidhe

n a cry, scream; crying out, screaming: gul ┐ scrécach ┐ éimhe , RC xxviii 312.22 . oc gul ┐ oc eighmhe (eidhmhe MS), Anecd. iii 8.18 . ag éimhghe do ghuth mhór, Acts viii 7 . do thionnsgain sé éighmhe, Mark x 47 . bíd ag éighmhe go laothamhail = clamant quotidie TSh. 4388 . ar iffernd gu géri gádh | a ndéntar éimi is uchan, Uí Maine 145 b 1 . pl. éimhighdhe fada fíorthruagha, Each. Iol. 66.21 . éimhidhe, 16.7 ; 22.12 (probably<éigmeda). Cf. éigmed, and see éigem, éigmech.

em, eb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. em, eb or dil.ie/20013
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: eimh, emh, eabh, eimhe

n f., perhaps originally neut., g s. ina (v.l. ind Bodl., ann Harl.) eimh, Corm. Y 883 . emh eabh (g s. eimhe , etc.), f. IGT, Decl. § 39 . haft, handle: scían la C....imdenam de ór...ima heimh...Rogab in t-oirci cocnam ind eme, Corm. Bodl. s. Mug eme = Corm. Y 883 . mo scian cona heim do líg loghmair, Acall. 3933 . garbh ṡáithe ┐ mín mheile | sgín eibhe bláithe buidhe a blade of [i.e. with] a smooth yellow haft IGT, Decl. ex. 1119 . eabh in oighe, ex. 1097 . no gur chaith a eibh, ex. 1098 . comfat eim na sceine do saill, Laws i 132.20 Comm. Cf. coimhṡleamhain re héimh (leg. eirr?) easguinne as slippery as an eel's tail RC xxix 118.17 .

scréchach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scréchach or dil.ie/36618

n [ā, f.] (scréch) crying, screaming, screeching : gul ┐ scrécach ┐ éimhe ┐ osnumach, RC xxviii 312 § 10 . go sgredghail ┐ go sgréchaig (sic leg.) adhuathmair, Misc. Hag. Hib. 42.17 . As vn. of scréchaid: badb . . . ic screchaid ar luamain os a cennaib, Cog. 174.8 . iad-san . . . a' sgrechaidh gacha taeibhi de, Smaointe B. Chr. 2673 . See gréchach.