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deimin

Cite this: eDIL s.v. deimin or dil.ie/15210

Forms: demin, deimne, demniu, demne, demnib, deimnib, demniu, démniu, demni, demnithir, deimhin

adj Always spelt demin in O. Ir. Glosses. g s f. deimne, LL 193b50 . n p. (as pred.) demni, LU 2613 . a p m. and n. demniu, LL 7a8 . demne, 234ay 0 ( TTr. 1291 ) = BB 398b48 . d p. demnib, SR 5656 , YBL 179a21 . deimnib, SR 4692 . Compar. demniu, Ml. 112b13 . démniu, PH 6731 . demni, LL 182b37 . Equative demnithir, Wb. 28c14 , Ml. 131d12 . See also demein.

I As adj. sure, certain, undoubted: amal bid Dia farid gellad . . . bad demnithir sin let it be as sure as if God had declared it, Ml. 131d12 , cf. Wb. 28c14 . rogellai Saul . . . a ingen dó, demin scél (chev.), SR 5839 . ni cuala scel bo demniu, YBL 125b35 . demni scélaib surest of tidings (chev.), LL 182b37 . demin forgaill (chev.), SR 4302 . demniu idnu, LL 7a8 . cidat demni araile di ruinib na esergi, RC xxv 242.2 . is demin (folld. by clause with or without conj.): is demin nach hepelam, SR 2748 . is d.¤ co mbia esergi dóib, RC xxv 236 . is d.¤ is derb is airithe co nach . . ., PH 6036 . is d.¤ de-sin conid . . ., 2264 . as dearbh deimhin ná . . ., AFM vi 2358 . is gle is d.¤ is Duid rogab na psalmu, Hib. Min. 162 . is d.¤ tánic mo lá, SG 91.26 . is d.¤ écin, is e in duine-si rotsáraig, PH 3855 . is demin lim I am sure (of, that): is demniu liunn a n-adchiam . . . oldaas an rochluinemmar, Ml. 112b13 . is demhin lemsa . . . an ní bhias de sin, TFrag. 202 . nach ni is d.¤ leo do dlestin dib, Laws ii 272 . is in luc i mba d.¤ leo in crand do thuitím where there were sure the tree would fall, Lat. Lives 94 . gach inad inar d.¤ le Pādraig bendachad do Chairill, ZCP vii 307 . With FRI: ropad d.¤ frisna hoen n-apstal déc . . . certe iam noverant undecim apostoli, PH 5122 . is demin dom: is demhin do righaibh Erend . . . ni biadh tuisel . . . foraibh it is certain to the kings of E. that . . . they shall meet with no mischance, Leb. Cert. 6.20 .

As attrib. with subst., certain, indisputable; sure (to come), inevitable: iarmofuacht A. scéla demne dona techtaib, LL 234a49 ( TTr. 1291 ). a fhioss deimhin cissi haidhed nombérad, SG 79 . derbfaistine demin do denum do, MR 166 . tresna runu rodemne, BB 398b48 . ni hūaim téit éc dían d.¤ , ACL iii 216 . coroslig . . . díglaib demnib with sure vengeance, SR 5656 . genuine, real: ba dál ri dithrub ṅdemin, LL 151b21 . is hesin dlige d.¤ tresa tanic ... the way...really came, PH 232 . fid d.¤ na nduan the true tree of poems, SG 245 . Sure, reliable, trustworthy: cultech ndemin, Thes. ii 292.10 . dín d.¤ , SR 5798 . cona cathrachaib . . . daiṅgnib deimnib, 4692 . fri dai[n]gniu demniu, LL 7a8 . lamda degmná deimne, 193b50 . a Dé demin, 183b13 . riaglóir d.¤ , Ériu iii 106 .

Adv. in demin surely, certainly, verily, indeed ; gl. quod quidem, Ml. 37a13 , cf. 37a17 . cid in d.¤ gl. iam quidem omnino, Wb. 9c18 . Mid. Ir. co demin: de nim tra co d.¤ doraga in comdiu, RC iv 248 . cuich thú, a duine, go deimhin?, BS 148 . budh ri go deimhin . . . an ghen fail id bhroinn, TFrag. 102 . Often emphasizing answer to a question: nach hé Cailte . . . siút? is mé co d.¤, ar C., Acall. 3216 ; 2376 , 6318 . go d.¤ derb, SG 245 . Defining foregoing statement, to wit, namely: as comfocus ind aimser. aimser sin in báis co d.¤ (= tempus utique mortis), PH 5089 . slicht in gói rothecht ina thoeb . . . .i. ina thoeb ṅdess co d.¤ (= videlicet latus dextrum), 6780 . isin cathraig .i. i nIerusalem co d.¤ , 5081 .

II As subst., certainty, assurance, proof: doberadh d.¤ duin an fuil sluaigh S. ar gar duin, Fier. 209 . tainicc deimhin a mbáis go Saxoibh, AFM vi 2092 . acht mona a mbeth a d.¤ acca an flathas neamhdha d'fagbail, ZCP i 124 . do bo truagh les gan a d.¤ aicce cindus do beidis . . ., BCC 16.34 . mar fuair S. deimhin air sin, TSh. 9105 . co bfionnta fein a dh.¤ , BS 148 . muna ffághbadh féin d.¤ an sgeoil, TFrag. 28 . deimhin, f., IGT Decl. § 150 .

Compds. ¤ḟorgell sure testimony: in tan arróet demin forgell ind imdibe o Dia, PH 5679 . hi ndeminfoirgell esérgi Críst, LB 226b50 . deimin forgill na scribtuiri, Laws v 12 (perhaps two words `sureness of testimony'). ¤scél: luid fri deminscél cosin ṅgrianán to bear exact tidings, TFerbe 69 . nogo faghthai deiminsgel o R., Fier. 175 . Note also ¤máthair mother (compd. analogous to derb-bráthair, ¤ṡiur): Callech ingen Dunlaing . . . demin máthair Bráin, LL 141b11 ( RC xlvii 314 ).

fairsing

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fairsing or dil.ie/21166

Forms: forsiung-, fairsiung, farṡiung, fairsiung, fairsing, foirsingigem, farsiungmenmnaigi, fairsingmenmnaigi, forsiungmenmnaige

adj i, u, forsiung-, Ml. 60a2 . fairsiung, 84a3 . Fél. Oct. 28 (v.l.) LB 36a35 . farṡiung, TBC-LL¹ 1022 .

(a) ample, broad, spacious: fairsiung (gl. latus ) Ml. 84a3 . fairsing (gl. amplus) Ir. Gl. 640 . epistil bai imma bragait, ... in tan nobered fírindi ba fairsing da braigit ; in tan ba gó ba cumang, Bodl. Corm. s.v. sin ( 1160 Y). is cumung is farsiung (descr. of `iffern') LU 2453 . is lethan ┐ is fairsiung in sét (= lata est uia) LB 36a35 = PH 4000 . is fairsing a ṅdál-som `ample is their assembly' [ wide, far-reaching (?), cf. (b)] Fél., Oct. 28 . badhun f.¤ , Maund. 252 . iostad f.¤ , Measgra D. 57.6 . is fairsind urlar a thaidhe, AU iii 612 (instance of -nn for -ng, K.M., Wortk. 68 ). machaire fairsing, TSh. 2556 . fearann fairseing (: eing), Keat. i p. 172 . don árus ḟ.¤ ... na cathrach neamhdha, TSh. 2729 . robsat fiala fairsinge a foirghneamha, MR 102z . fa gíall geimhil ḟairsing í a hostage with a roomy fetter IGT, III. ex. 419 . As subst. : a slucud in oenfecht ... dar farṡiung a bragat, TBC-LL¹ 1022 (fairsingi St). gabsat rompa i bhḟairsiung sligheadh in the open road RC xliii 38 § 36 . ar fairsingib ┐ ar forréitib na ferand the wide (open) and level parts Fianaig. 64.10 . in dabhuch as luga ... | fairsing ndesi [sic leg.], cumang trír, Acall. 3926 (`too wide for two' SG ii 203 ).

(b) in extended sense ample, copious, profuse: slabar cach cumang ┐ eslabar cech fairsing, Corm. Bodl. s.v. slabrad ( 1153 Y). sealg romhōr roḟairsing a widely flung hunt Fianaig. 42.1 . Of persons profuse, generous: Ua C. an chroidhe ḟ.¤ , TD 34.30 . gáir na bhflaith bhfairsing, Measgra D. 57.19 . iostad na bhflaith bhfairsing bhfíonmhar, Keat. Poems 1570 . go mbíodh go fial f.¤ leis na dronguibhsi, Mac Aingil 364.2 . Superl. : foirsingigem (probably for -gimem ; gl. latissimam) Ml. 67d4 . COMPDS. : forsingmenmnach (gl. magnanimus) Ml. 123a16 . ¤menmnaige , f. acc. in farsiungmenmnaigi (gl. magnanimitatem) Ml. 90c4 . dat. huand fairsingmenmnaigi , 136a14 . gen. inna forsiungmenmnaige (gl. longanimitatis) 60a2 .

lait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lait or dil.ie/29467

n f. (cf. Lat. latus ) breadth: lxx cubat i n-ailt in múir xx a l.¤ , Rawl. 42b17 . [i]san laitt lethain, LB 7 marg. sup.

As measure of length: da dorn a traigid: se traigthi i ndeisceim; se deisceimeanda a ninntrit; se inntrit a l.¤, se laiti a forraig, Laws iv 276.y Comm .