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comthinólta

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part. of comthinólaid: dona sciathaib comthinoltaib ho gemaib carrmogail set, decorated with, Alex. 260 . isin oiffrend coimhthionóilte = in the Conventuall Masse, RSClára 86b .

cristall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cristall or dil.ie/12988

Forms: cristal, cristann, ā, crisdaile, cristaille, christaill, cristaill, criosdal

n o (Lat. crystallum). Later cristal. ? cristann, Maund. 138 . Appar. as ā, f. in g s. crisdaile, H 2.17, 190 a (cited Meyer Contribb. 520 ). ? cristaille (below). d s. de chrúan ┐ christaill , TBC-LL² 3257 . cristaill, MacCongl. 124.33 . criosdal o, m., IGT Decl. § 11 (53.z.) .

Crystal (material and stone): cloch crisdail gl. hec cristallus, Ir. Gl. 552 . mor do c.¤ ┐ do criadhumha, CCath. 1519 . co sreith cristail, 4705 . fínemna di or . . . cona papib cristall (sic), Alex. 582 . a rosg comhghlas re criosdal, DDána 49.8 . dá geal-ghnúis chriostail, Dánta Gr. 30.17 . lān do gemaib carrmogail ┐ liag lōgmar . . . ┐ cristal, Corm. Y 1059 (94.11) = cristaille ( 23 N 10 ), Wind. Festschr. 19.15 . a ngloine cristail, Fl. Earls 30.8 ; cf. criosdall nó criosdaill .i. iris bhíos as ní, O'Cl. (see 1 iris). Hence taken by Contribb. 520 ) as a compd. cris + tell (recte téll) `suspender'. But O'Cl. may be an inference. See crostáil.

némann

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Forms: níamann, némaind, némaind, némna, níamann, némann, níamainn, niamann, niamhuinn, níamann, némann, némaind

n ā, f. and o, m. also níamann (a later form prob. due to analogy of níam, with which as with ném the word is no doubt connected); the orig. gend. is fem.: a s. némaind, LL 187b23 . d s. do némaind , Metr. Dinds. iii 262.34 . n p. némna (< némanna), ib. 36 (: dénma). níamann némann f., IGT Dec. § 12.4 . d s. níamainn, ex. 502 (niamann, niamhuinn v.l.). níamann némann m. § 11.15 . g s. némaind, ex. 356 .

A precious stone or gem of some kind; a pearl (mod. sense). gilidir némaind, LL 187b23 . fross . . . do némaind chaím chorcarglain, Metr. Dinds. iii 262.34 . co n-immdenam di ór . . . ┐ di némaind, Alex. 176. clocha nemuindi (= margaritae), Rosa Angl. 142.7 . mill nemunn balls of pearls (i.e. round pearls), Laws i 2.14 Comm. sciath . . . lan do gemaib carrmogail ┐ liag logmar ┐ nemthand, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 94.10 ) = nemann, p. xvi y . indar latt ba fross do nemannaib boí inna bélaib .i. a fíaclai, TBC-I¹ 32 ( LU 4517 ) = frossa findnémand, TBC-LL¹ 208 ; a common simile, cf. LU 9272 , 10225 ( IT i 310.26 ), BB 260b67 (fros do nemthondaibh). in dét ar dath niamuinne, O'Gr. Cat. 412.3. immut níamhann ┐ cloch mbuadha, Marco P. 105. nemanda gan tollad unbored pearls, Rosa Angl. 142.22 .

Fig. of persons: ropo nemann in grib glan, | ro lin ferann a athar, BB 412a27 (note rhyme). néamhonn na nÉamonn dá fhíonfhuil, Hackett xxxix 97 (elegy on Éamonn Mac Piarais) = neamhon(n) na neamhonn or neamon(n), MSS.

safir, saphir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. safir, saphir or dil.ie/35920
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: saphir, saifīr

n (Lat. sapphir, sapphirus, later saifír influenced by AN safir Risk 595 ) sapphire : dath glas . . . fo chosmailius saphirr, Ml. 84d4 . lān do gemaib carrmogail ┐ liag lōgmar . . . ┐ sathfire, Corm. Y 1059 (94.11) = [s]aifire, p. xvi (23 N 10 ). siafir, Aisl. Tond. 116.2 . d'emorandes nó do ṡafir, Maund. 195 . imm saifír, Alex. 83 . saphir, Rev. xxi 19 . saifīr, RSláinte 2251 .