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andána

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adj (dána) very bold, presumptuous: imeachtraid aindiuid . . . a.¤ na n-oirer, AFM vi 2298.3 . 'ar mbeith dóibh anndána 2 Peter ii 10 . mesardhacht do chor is na daoinibh meta ┐ andána, Celtica i 194.1080 .

? aurgata

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n nī fuimiu . . . chu lechtigh cumlín a chend fria leth meta comlín a hégma fria ha.¤ , ZCP viii 314.23 .

1 banda

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adj io, iā (ben)

(a) feminine, female, womanly; pertaining to a woman: i n-ecosc b.¤ , LU 2619 (H). todh cach mb.¤ .i. cach ball b.¤ ┐ cach comna b.¤ `every female member and every female condition', Auraic. 1464 - 1465 . celad bain-fesa .i. . . . o dichlit a feis mb.¤ intercourse with a woman, Laws v 452.26 Comm. im cach techtughadh mb.¤ .i. im cach ni dlegait na mna, i 144.18 Comm. briathra b.¤ banamla, TTebe 4415 . a chraobh bhíthe bh.¤ , DDána 80.28 . feardha ┐ bannda do chruthaidh Sé iad, Gen. v 3.

As subst. a dagben in banna bán the fair womanly one, Mór M. 11. an feardha ┐ an bannda araon, Numbers v 3.

(b) womanish, effeminate, weak: a mil banna banamail (sic MS.), SR 1226 (Eve to the serpent). Cf. 1195 . narab b.¤ bar n-aigenta, TFrag. 180.z . i nbar ndainib b.¤ meta gan gal gan gaiscidh, Aen. 2252. a leabhruibh b.¤ bhíos lān do cheasduibh collaidhe effeminate, Mac Aingil 4835 . Adv., in positive sense: ro fhreaguir hé gu banda bithumal 'she (Mary) answered him modestly and ever-humbly', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 197 § 44 .

bill, bell, ? bille

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n (? Cf. Welsh bele, ZCP li, 35 ) see Thurn., ZCP xv 360. Person of unsound mind; wretch; laughing-stock : bill .i. lobar, Corm. Y 185. ballān .i.bill-īan .i. lestar ḟir t[h]rūaig . . . Aliter bell-īan .i. bell mele, ut dicitur: `a nó beill dogní in fer sa' .i. a nó troich (tróch, MS.). Ballān didiu īan duine beill .i. duine t[h]rōigh, Corm. Y 167 (see 1 meile). bill .i. bec, amail atā ballān .i. bill-īan .i. īan bec: . . . cét mbó mbrethlaind . . . / nīrbtar bāi bille baille (quoted to illustrate bille .i. genaige or bill .i. bec), 179 . bille .i. bochd, mar tá, faighdheach, truagh, lobhar no beag . . . gonadh uadhsin adeirthear billían .i. soidheach beag, O'Cl. allus tiug ar toind cen tinne / a broinn beinde bille .i. genaige, Corm. Y 179. ni hattach ṁbille, Fél. Aug. 8 .i. ni hatach boicht no genaige no meta no faigdech no midlaigi, Fél.² cxxvi § 8.2 = .i. ni hatach boicht no mídlaig no genaige . . . da no bill .i. da no ngenaige no bille .i. truaig no lobair no mbille .i. onni is imbellis (isimbilicis, MS. leg. imbecillis) .i. enirt . . . dia tised in truagan truag / chucaib cona billian mbuan, cxiii § 3 = Thr. Ir. Gl. 133. 12 - 15 . So also O'Cl. s. bille . g s. beillicht .i. icht beille .i. gnīm tróige, O'Mulc. 176 . ní hicht mbille (melle, mille, v.ll.) `no paltry favour', Metr. Dinds. iii 54.3 . ? is bille robātor is da ēigsine ag cia a seisi (B. na f.), ACL iii 311.8 .

comlín

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adj (1 lín) earlier appar. cumlann (O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 174), and approximating in use and meaning to comlann. Cf. comlunn .i. c.¤, ut est fo comlunn gena, O'Dav. 561 .

Equal number, as many (us. of persons): i n-irgail chuimlin `in a fight of equal numbers', Ml. 47c3 (see GOI 100 ). c.¤ caiptel cóemdae / fo lín laithe `a number . . . equal to the number', Fél. Prol. 295 . comlīn . . . do rīgaib . . . do Dāl Chais ┐ do chlaind F.M. an equal number of kings of the D.C. etc., Corp. Gen. 207.10 . athri comlin, BDD 86 = chumlund, LU 7548 = chomlond, BDD² 802 . in c.¤ sin do thotim leiss, LU 6494 .

With follg. rel. clause: ni raibe . . . coimlin ina mboi do Románcaib they were not as many as . . ., CCath. 5390 . an coimhlīn nā ro gap baistedh such of them as are unbaptised, Fl. Earls 176.23 . coimlíon i mbatar, Hugh Roe² 124.9 . In phrase fo ch.¤ in equal number, proportionately to the number : fo chomlin Crist ┐ a apstal, Vita Br. 12 . E. ┐ G. fá chomlin, LU 236 . muige do riaguil . . . ┐ fon coimlín do muighib beas eturrud, Laws ii 104.27 Comm. consáiter cath eturru fo chumlund . . . .i. secht cét di cechtarde in dá lethe with equal odds, Fianaig. 34.13 . do essith in cath fo chumlund `the battle stood', 17 . riu ni gabtha fo chomlin, Rawl. 77a17 . ni rímtís fo ch.¤ there was no agreement as to how many there were, RC xiii 448 § 36 . With ÍAR: iar c.¤ dóine ┐ múinter, PH 5100 . With DO: ni ra ḟuilngiottur . . . do'n coimhlíon so they had never suffered such losses, TFrag. 132.26 .

Predic. (usu. with follg. FRI): aris c.¤ són hi lín sillab fria bunad `equal in number of syllables to its origin', Sg. 60b8 . bit c.¤ fri fér gl. per feni . . . conparationem, Ml. 90b8 . c.¤ fri sudib gl. congregationis nostrae multiplicatio incrementa ouium . . . est emittafutura (leg. imitatura? note), 126b7 . nība c[h]oimlín a ndālta, CCellaig 16 . comlin fine na secht fer ndéc of equally numerous fine with, Laws iii 488.3 Comm. nim ch.¤ in cathasa / d'ḟeraib na Herend uile, LL 37841 ( SG 362.40 ). Note also: mad coimlin bud ingen berthair an even number, Auraic. 5777 . ? cumlín a chend fria leth meta , ZCP viii 314.22 . mo shoighníomh . . . / gomadh seacht gcoimhlíon é is m'olc seven times as numerous, DDána 42.15 . With subst. vb. (see 1 lín): ni fhuilmid coimlin catha dóibh súd we are not in sufficient number to do battle with them, ZCP vi 46.18 . ata c.¤ fine [cach mac dib] `has a family of the full number', Laws iii 332.20 Comm. ó nach dtárla cóimlíon céad nó curadh . . . le h-Eóghan sinn, ML 114.21 .

In meaning of 1 lín complement, number, multitude : tormān . . . giorac coimhlin `noise of an assembly' (Gloss.), Eg. Gl. 579a . a measg choimhlín iomláin Israel, 2 Samuel vi 19 . coimhlín in būird do dhaoinip uaissle . . . cenmothā sin, Fl. Earls 46.30 .

? In meanings of comlann: ní mó na mo chumlond féin in fer sin `no more than a match for me', RC xiv 408 § 19 . cumland óenḟir duel , TBC-LL² 3382 .

dḯuit

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adj i (dí + ét, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 219 , dí + fot, GOI § 105 )

(a) simple, single-minded, sincere: ni sulbir in bríathar .i. ní dron act is diuit et is glé, Wb. 17b4 . diuti dúthrachtig do chomalnad soscéli gl. sinceres, 23b4 . ba diuit (.i. glan) fri Dia in naem-og sin, ZCP xii 293.21 . ba diuid dílocht o menmuin, vii 311 . gach cendais, gach ciúin, gach diūid, Ériu vi 236 . dús im bad diuit ┐ im bad maith a thaírus straightforward , Imr. Brain i 52 ( LU 11008 ). tabrait dait a coibsena | co diūit ┐ co lēir let them make full and sincere confession, ACL iii 318 , cf. LB 261a66 . As subst. sincerity, truth: ara n-indissed di diuit a imtech[ta], LU 11033 (diúiti, diuidi, v.ll.) ( Imr. Brain i 56 ). Of animals: don dá dhamh díana, díuide | doní doimh ciuine cennsa undomesticated , BNnÉ 213 § 79 .

(b) single, simple, uncompounded; often opposed to comsuidigthe compound: inna brēthre diuite of the simple verb, Sg. 168a3 . in diúit no in comsuidigthe in focul is eitged? Laws iii 94 . coll ar coll ndiuit single c (opposed to q = cu), Auraic. 2895 . gort ar gort ndiuit single g, 2898 . diles do a seacht diuidib it is proper to its seven simples (i.e. units, constituent parts?), 747 . crābud in buirb co n-indmus | los diuit, nit-goire a gris a flame and nothing more, its glow warms thee not, ZCP vii 311 . sugh na smér do tabairt co diuid nō maille biadh by itself or with food, 23 Q 5, 48.31 . ni bhfhuil acht trí gnéthe ar na fiabrusaibh aonda diuide, 3 C 19, 241 vb 1 . nach eslainte diuid . . . acht eslainte comhsuighi[g]thi, 129 va 25 . leiges diuid . . . leiges comsuigigthe, 23 P 10, 136a75 . leiges diuid .i. an leiges nach bi contraracht cumusci rena fholad (= simplex medecina), 23 F 19, 27 va 29 .

(c) simple-minded, silly: bale i mbai in Dagda, nar diúit who was no fool, Ériu vii 220 , 228 . hí Tressaig nocha dāl diúit `not a backward race', ii 50 . a druith na halla . . . a brecanaigh diúit!, IT iii 98 . is diud ┐ as amglicc do duine amhurus do beith aigi ar na briathraibh adubairt Crist, Lib. Flav. ii 40 rb 5 . a daeine diuidi borba is mall-croidi docum creidim, 3 B 22, 80 b10 . ag rādh neithi ndiuid leanbuidhi, 3 C 19, 78 vb 10 . aislingthe eglacha . . . diúide, 3 C 22, 206b31 . timid, hesitating (?): ba diuit meta a comarli, Cog. 170 ( foolish ?).

dligid,

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Forms: dlegair, rodlecht, dligid

v On the forms see Bergin, Jn. Celt. Stud. i 183 ff . IGT Verbs § 35 . Cf. also § 18 and also Peritia ix 122 .

In O.Ir. the general meaning is

(a) is entitled to, has a right to, is owed (as a debt), passing into the kindred sense

(b) deserves, merits .

The construction is: dligim x do y I am entitled to x (thing) from y (person); y owes me x; I deserve x from y ; the corresponding pass. being: dlegair x do y x is due from y. With Lat. dative (hence Ir. DO): dlegair discipulis orare, Wb. 26a32 . In Mid. Ir. DO was confused with and ultimately supplanted by DE, the prep. being felt rather as = Lat. de, cf. Thes. ii 347.41 : amal rodlecht de misero as (much as) was due from a poor fellow.

(a) With DO: dligim ní duit I have a claim on you (refers to quod . . . mihi debes), Wb. 32a20 . ní asriad do feichemain rodligestar ní do who had a claim upon him, Ml. 36a29 . meni dlessad fhíachu do neoch unless some one . . . owed him debts, TBC-LL¹ 2988 . lind rodlecht rí Lagen do ríg Ua C. ale to which the king of L. was entitled from the king of Uí C., Thes. ii 347.34 . Without prep. : dligsius Feradach F. possessed it as a right (obj. `bith'), Rawl. 116c20 ( Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 7 ). síl . . . notlessad ríge forn `that would have a right to reign over us', Fél. 132.30 . iss mé dliges fiachu, BDD 70 . gébat-sa a tech issin ní nondligim I will take the house in requital of what is due to me, 73 . ní dlig laech a enecland dia mbé i n-ecmais a arm no warrior is entitled to honour-price, TBC-I¹ 1671 . a curathmír do Loegairiu uair iss é nondlig, FB 14 . ni dligthi comardad fris you have no right to put yourselves on a level with him, 41 . in rí ac ná bia sin uile | ni dlig āirim rigraide, ACL iii 223.26 . merendo pretium stupri .i. dligid si fiach a saothair (explanation of `merdrech'), Corm. Y 140 . bargen trichat ungae . . . dlegait in bráthair im nóin, Ériu iii 102 . ni dlig demun dilgud, Laws i 8.23 . magh bec as na dlig giall out of which he is not entitled to a hostage, 82.10 Comm. indlighid don fechemuin . . . troscad . . . um ní nar dligustar, 88.22 Comm. dlegait beich iii bliadan suire bees are entitled to three years exemption, iv 164 . cidh urrunnus nodleisead int athair don coibche whatever share of the nuptial present the father might be entitled to, 60.24 Comm. dleaghaid Muscraidi trian cach turchairthe dochuirfead tond hi tir, Lec. 126b36 . dleaghaid aigidh a riar guests are entitled to attention, Hy Fiach. 40 . dodligh Ua C. an marbadh ísin i ndioghal mharbhtha a dearbhrathar O'C. had a right to slay (him), AFM v 1770 .

Folld. by dependent clause: di mnai . . . dlegtae a mbreith for otrus who are entitled to sick-maintenance, Ériu xii 30 § 37 . dligim a lethid sud do rada `I have a right to say such a thing', RC xix 144 . ni dleagaid a ngabail a fhiadnaisi they are not entitled to be accepted as evidence, YBL 142a52 . dlegait flaithe fonuaslaicter a ngella chiefs are entitled to the redemption of their pledges, Laws iii 24 .

With pers. obj.: ail dún descin ríg nondlig the king who has a claim on us (i.e. whom we serve), Metr. Dinds. ii 36 .

Absol.: sech gach baili a ndligim every stead in which I have rights (?), ZCP xii 387 .

Folld. by DE: dligim dít-su .i. marbad mo chomcheili I have a claim on thee, namely, for the slaying of my comrade, RC iii 184 ( LL 122a46 ). atat ar commáine fair . . . dlegmait de ar foirithin we are entitled to help from him, Hib. Min. p. 65 . millsen dliges rī Caisil dib, Corm. Y 140 . nach forbech dliges rí Locha Léin de Chorco Tri, ZCP viii 316 . corr in bass do-dligis dind shapely the hand which we owe Thee (of the hand of Christ), ACL iii 243 § 23 . an rí is damhna an rígh arís | dá mharbhnaidh dím do dhleisdis, Book of O'Conor Don 260a27 . má dhligheann tú éinní dhe, Philemon 18 . Cf. also Luke vii 41 , xvi 5 , where the prep. used is probably de.

Folld. by ó: (of a wound) ni dligh focruic leada on fir fodadfich is not entiled to (i.e. does not give the injured party a right to) payment of the leech from the man who inflicts it, Ériu xii 16 § 19 . croidhe eile dhlighim uaidh, | an croidhe-si uaim do bhris, Dánta Gr. 50.3 .

(b) deserves, merits: ni dlig digail he does not deserve punishment, Wb. 4c23 . ni dligi bennachtain, Goid. 180 . dligid ecna airmitin, Tec. Corm. § 15 . dlegat péin ┐ damain forru, PH 4076 . dlegat onoir ┐ oirmitiu mor (leg. oirmitin móir?) doib (where doib refers to subj. of verb), 1505 . dlegait tríst ar techt ó Chríst (men) deserve a curse when they depart from Christ, Metr. Dinds. iii 12 . ni radligiusa diultud frim i Temraich, LL 51b9 . nach tuc as acht drong do dligh he brought out only those who deserved it, Ériu iv 118 . ón dammain dliges tria chomchétfaid n-imarbais, RC xxv 242 . ernifes do chách amal dlé, 248 . is mo . . . m'indirgi inas mar dligim logad (= quam ut veniam merear, Gen. iv 13 ), Lec. 531a31 . dlighidh gach maith a luaighidheacht, TSh. 4875 . Folld. by DE: ni holc rodlecht dím do ben no evil hath thy wife deserved of me, Metr. Dinds. iii 388 . By ó: ni dlegait fiach o Dia o nach do doniat saethar they deserve (earn) no recompense from God, ZCP iv 389 . do dhlighis achmusán uaim, KMMisc. 346 .

II Pass. dlegair x do y

(a) x is due from y; y owes x, (b) x is required of, is incumbent on y (where x generally a vn. or clause). In O.Ir. the construction is felt to be personal, as is shown by the use of pl. form; later it comes to be impers., esp. in cases of type (b).

(a) ní dlegar ní duib gl. nemini quicquam debeatis, Wb. 6a24 . manud dlegar ni do gl. si aliquid . . . debet, 32a18 . dlegtir féich dúib you owe debts, 4a10 . cia no-dlestá miach óir do cech ḟir díb though each man of them should owe a bushel of gold, TFerbe 31 .

With DE: ni dlegar cimbid dim c[h]iniul a captive is not due from my tribe, TBC-I¹ 2142 = dom, TBC-LL¹ 1579 . imin mbiadh a ndlesta in cumul de for which the c. would be due from him, Laws ii 268 Comm. Absol.: i ndlegur no na dlegur in cin whether the debt is due or not, Laws ii 52 Comm.

(b) dlegar dom I am bound to, ought to; absol. it is due, right, necessary: dlegair domsa precept do cách gl. debitor sum, Wb. 1b8 . dlegair do comalnad ind huili rechto gl. debitor est universae legis faciendae, 20a12 . dlegair doib ministrare gl. debent m., 7a8 ; 13a17 . dlegair do neuch attlugud buide do Dia gl. debiti est, Ml. 55a7 . a coic cach lae d'fhiss . . . dlegair do cach intliuchtach, SR 262 . ised dlegur don aite in marcuigucht do munadh dho, Laws ii 156 Comm. ised dlegair don rig cuindrech cáich, PH 4099 . mar dlegar don cleir in chuing, Hy Fiach. 240 . go ndleaghair dhúinn bheith i n-oirchill ar an éag, TSh. 886 . With depend. clause: dlegair do flaithaib donimairget cach dib it is incumbent on princes to levy, Laws iii 20 . dlegar don rig nach derna fell, YBL 168a15 . Absol.: ni dlegar accubur inna ndrochgnimae, Ml. 90d11 . dlegair ón condib inducbal do Dia aní as inducbal dia muntair, 90b13 . dlegtair samaisci móra bale na bít tairb heifers must needs be big where there are no bulls, IT i 72 . nico dlegar tuaslucud for feoil there should be no relaxation as regards meat, Mon. Tall. § 51 . dia peccaige i nDia dleghar a chlochad, PH 2749 . do foillsiugud in neich dlegair do dénum hi tempul Dé, 4533 . ni dligther snámh a mhúnadh dhóibh muna raibhe uisce a comhfochruibe there is no obligation to teach, Laws ii 156 Comm. ní dlegar coindmed do dénum . . . forru, BColm. 64 . ní dleaghair cion staire do thabhairt ar a scríbhinn, Keat. i 56 . dleagur an fual do toghairm isna tedmannaibh so, 23 P 10, 29a33 . Perf. (esp. in chevilles): feib rodlecht as was due, SR 1301 . fuair a aidid, mar rodlecht, Metr. Dinds. iii 6 . ruc uan degrand mar rodlecht, LL 153b15 . iar n-imarbus doib nir dlecht, Lec. 533a32 .

Folld. by DE: dlegair duin (nó dín) dul do'n glan-rúin, PH 5216 . mna delbda . . . a ndermat ni dlegar dím, LL 137a12 . ni dlegur de a foirithin he is not bound to give him relief, Laws ii 58 . airlisi . . . ni dleghar de dire `is not entitled (amenable?) to a fine', 70.25 (III (c) ?). dlegair de a crod uile do breith ind it is required of him to bring, iv 20 Comm. cach comaithech asa tir dotroich, dlegar de a glanad, Corm. Y 1082 . ni dlegar dím acht oen-ailgis isind lo sa I am not bound to grant more than one request, RC iii 179 . dlegar dínn ar n-imcaissin do thimorcain, PH 6869 . is ed dlegar dib-sium co rocharut he-sium, 4098 . do chinn tslōighidh nāch dlecht diobh to which they were not bound, ZCP viii 116 (dlecht?). ni dlegar dim gāi do rād, Lec. 84b15 . malairt do dligheadh dínne the exchange I should have made, A. Ó Dálaigh xxiii 3 . ní dleaghair díom scéala do thabhairt duit-se, Keat. ii 6347 . a mharbhnadh ní díom dlíghear | ním ollamh re oirfideadh, Ó Bruad. ii 150 .

With AR, ó: dlegar ar in dar[a] fer ni dlegar on alaile it is required of, Laws ii 272.22 Comm. In follg. cases there is an ellipse: erlam grind [is] manach min . . . combrugaid is deorad De | uadaib dlegar apdaine it is from these that the office of abbot should be filled, ZCP xii 385 = gabthar, Wortk. 212 ; cf. ZCP ix 470.7 . is o Muscraidi dlegar ollam i Caisel dogres, Lec. 126b41 .

III In Mid. Ir. dligid is often used in act. voice in sense ought, is bound to, owes , a meaning developed from above use of passive, but which is implicit in some cases (esp. in neg. sentences) which strictly belong to I: ní dlig comraind curadmír the champion's bit is not entitled to division (i.e. should not be divided), FB 68 . trí dorchae ná dlegat mná do imthecht into which women have no right to go, Triads 100 . dligid óg eladha it is the part of a young man (to acquire) learning, ZCP vi 261 . hiteat sin lín dath dligius cach cochull oiffrind ann, LB 108a62 .

(a) Of moral or legal obligation ought, is bound to, must; in late texts the condit. is often used of moral obligation (cf. Fr. il devrait): an t-ollamh cuinghes gach ní . . . dligidh a bhrondadh amhail chuinghes, ZCP viii 109 § 3 . ni dlig ollamh ainbfeile, § 2 . cecha marbt[h]ar diobh . . . dlighid a íoc rí Temrach the king of T. is bound to pay for him, 116 . dligid na righ . . . besa . . . do mhūna da gclannuibh, Ériu v 132 . dlighidh seanchaid seneolus na n-airdrigh d'aisneis, MR 96 . dligid eascob oirned crismad coisercad, Lec. 341a49 . dligid in fili gorob feallsam the f. ought to be a philosopher, 313a25 . ní sinne dlighus Eireannaigh do chabair, CF 241 . dlighidh eól ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuineadh he should have knowledge of, IGT Introd. 2 . ós ann dhlighim biad (bead, MSS.) dod réir since it is my duty, I will obey you, Content. xiv 5 . gurab eadh do dhlighfidís smuaineadh, TSh. 153 . go ndligheann sé a choguas do bheith glan aige he ought to have a clear conscience, Eochairsg. 36 . níor dhlighis mo dhíon you were not bound to protect me, A. Ó Dálaigh xxvii 8 . gan rún bréige . . . do dlighfeadh triath Banbha breagh ought to be without, Book of O'Conor Don 255bz . Of logical necessity: laidaightur an teas nádúrdha acu . . . dá réir sin dlighid bheth meta consequently they are necessarily timid (of inhabitants of hot countries), 24 P 3, 172.14 . ca dobheir gach uili allus ar bíth co ndlighenn sé blais sailti do bheth air why must all perspiration have a salty taste, 173.24 .

(b) Impers. construction: is aire sin nach dlig a lecud ass it is not right to release him, PH 2817 . da marbad De gin cor dlig though it was not right, ACL iii 245 . Breaga ┐ Cuailgne . . . ni dlig a ndearmad, Lec. 356b8 . cūisi eile rothógbattur ar aird as a ndleisiod a mharbhadh for which he ought to be killed, TFrag. 170 . is maith do dlisfidh a n-ulc do denam, uair is adbul a n-ecoiri it would be quite right to do them injury, TTebe 2628 v.l. (amae dlestis, text).

(c) Owes, with DO of creditor: dligid cech rí réil | ēric Nēill ón Nás every king of N. owes Niall's eric, KMMisc. 272 . cert cech ríg . . . do chlannaib Neill . . . acht triar ni (ná, v.l.) dlig cert, 260 . dlestis sin onoir ndeolaid duit they would owe thee, Fen. 358 . an gradh do dhlighmíd d'ar gcomharsain, Donlevy 80 . Similarly in pass., O.Ir. dlegar x do y x is due from (owed by) y coming to mean x is due to y: im cert cach fenneda .i. cach set dlegar don fennid, Laws i 206 . dlegar d'Ultaib (dlegait Ulaid, LL) tabach gēill it is the right of the Ulstermen to levy, KMMisc. 272 . dlegair do lind locha Léin | athchomarc, Metr. Dinds. iii 260 . dleaghair do shluagh shíol Luighdheach | sreathnughadh cath sluagh Muimhneach, Keat. iii 3074 (poem). Rarely with DE: nach airlisi . . . ni dleghar de dire `every "arlis"-enclosure . . . is not entitled to a fine' (?), Laws ii 70 (II (b) ?). ag seo in glacc-sa a nguin do glaicci, | a maic De, mar dlegar dit as is due to Thee, ACL iii 243 § 24 (construction due to rhyme with ícc?).

2 imm

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Forms: imm[e]cal

used as an intensive prefix. Rare in O. Ir. Becomes very common in Early Mod. Ir. Sometimes appears to add little or nothing to the meaning of the word. It is used with (a) adjectives, (b) nouns, and (c) verbs.

(a) With adjectives: ¤acher very keen: imscoich ┐ imacher a gnímrad in gillai `very cutting and very keen were the deeds of the lad,' Ériu iv 30.1 . ¤adbal very huge, very vast; very great: as mé Concopur ... for loch Eachach iomadhbhal, TFrag. 98.4 . ar fut Hérenn imaidble, Metr. Dinds. iv 26.14 . aitcesair eill imadhbail, KZ xxxiii 82.36 . for esrassaib imáidble in díthrib, LB 129a47 . As a personal epithet: rop hí in chóiced ben bladmar | Etar étrocht imadbal `Etar the splendid and stately,' Metr. Dinds. iii 112.44 . mór do algib imaidbli ┐ do trenḟeraib tréna `many huge heroes,' TTr. 1137. ¤aebda very beautiful: for arddaib imaebda na hAthaine, TTr. 1147. ¤aesta very aged: ar ráthuibh iomaosta Erenn, MS. Mat. 579.16 . ¤aicbéil very dreadful: alad uroslaicthi imaicbeil `gaping awful wound,' MR 300.3 . ¤aimréid very rough: carracbenna sliaph n-urard n-imaimreidh, CCath. 3804. ¤airdirc very conspicuous, very visible: cathir imairdirc imthend (of Tara), LL 28b16 . ¤álainn very beautiful: Brian mac Echach imáloinn, SG 332.23 . assai immálli, TTr. 1039. ¤amnas very fierce, very harsh: rechmi cath n-imrind n-imda n-imamnas, LU 3423 (rhetoric). dorinnsid gnim n-imamnas, SR 3616. in beist imamnas, 1130 . hóglaochrad imamnus, Anecd. ii 72.18 . bir chruaid fir imamnuis, Anecd. ii 66.16 . batar airrechtaig imámnais a n-airrig, Alex. 636. As subst. it he in so ceithre immamnas imdegla ┐ dirig ratha, Bürgschaft 25 § 68. ¤ard very high: slíab Lecga ... cid imard ní himdorcha, Metr. Dinds. iii 110.20 . rahimthescad andsain fidbad immard imremur, TTr. 126. corrbrōga imarda imthechta, ZCP xiii 168.11 . gus in aitheach nán niomard, Duan. F. i 41.15 . As subst. co himard an flaithis, De Contemptu 160 § 80 n. z . ¤arsaid very old: Ericto aingidh imarsaidh, CCath. 4314. in mucc úathmar immarsaid `the loathly long-lived pig,' Metr. Dinds. iii 158.8 . ¤athlam very dexterous, very nimble: ilar nathrach n-imathlam, SR 896. dorigni firt n-imathlam, 5354 . atá sund Carn uí Chathbath | fors' rimred arm imathlam `against whom a nimble weapon was wielded,' Metr. Dinds. iv 30.2 . Adv.: túargab a lam co immathlam darís, TBC-LL¹ 1998. tarraid C. cruadlann a claidim co himathlam `expertly,' MR 300.22 . ¤chaín very lovely: do luidh ... Fergus fó chonghraim imchain, O'Curry 1307 (< H 3.18, p. 603a ). drumslaitt na heclisi imchaine, LB 121a2 . ¤choimse very convenient ?, closely fitting ?: ro gabh a corrc[h]athbarr ... cona remartinnib imcoimsib dib remartinnib imcoimsib, CCath. 4696. cuarsciath cona sciathrach imcoimsi, 5313 . ¤chrúaid very hard, difficult: madh áil daibh eolus imchruaidh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 66.13 . ¤dána very bold, intrepid: caeca brat, is breath chána | do righ Ailigh imdhána, Leb. Cert. 124.8 . ¤dánach very gifted ?: la sluag n-imdanach angel `with a gifted (?) host of angels,' ACC 172.14 . ¤dlúith very close, very compact, very firm: ro gab dá asan imdluithi iarainn, CCath. 4667. lúrech imdlúith umaide, TTr. 1855. (liburni) cosna seolchrannaib imdlúithi imremra anfólli uasaib, 1410 . ¤doilig, ¤duilig very difficult; placed in a very difficult position: cid hí ind ascid imduilig `though that is the hard request,' Metr. Dinds. iii 340.48 . Adv. atusa co hiomdoiligh uime sin, TBC-LL¹ p. 163 n. 8 . ¤domain very deep: ra gabastar a ḟuathbróic n-imdangin n-imdomain n-iarnaide, TBC-LL¹ 3729. co ndernai ocian imdomain ... don conair for a n-imthigthis na catha, CCath. 2639. an cholann do chor i n-uaimh iomdhomhain, TSh. 1108. As subst. utmost depth: atconncadur na tri fiaich a fudomain (himdhomain v.l.) in mara, Acall. 7058 v.l. fo indtamail [na] curach gnáthaigther ... imdoimnibh srotha Níl, CCath. 2381. ar aillib ┐ ar im-doimnib an aigēin, ML² 701. ó 'dchonncadar an ród réidh | tre iomdhomhain an aigéin, DDána 74 § 3. rosuiged ┐ rosluiged a rosc ... in n-imdomain a cind, TTebe 201 . i n-iomdhomhain ifrinn, TSh. 928. ¤dochar. As subst. a very rough place: rocoraiged ar forbaib ┐ ar ferannaib iat ... ar imdocraib imfuara ┐ ar cairgib cenngarba, Ériu viii 8.11 . ¤dorcha very dark: rosgab gráin ... frisin tech n-óbéla n-oslacthi n-imdorcha, MacCongl. 15.6 . tír ... ainmin accarb imdorcha, CCath. 3803. inn uam[h]annaip imdorcaibh ṡlebhe Peil, 5632 . retlanda ... inna haidchi imdorcha, TTebe 26 7. ? To this: nī rubai Cuchulaind nech itir na Sailiu Imdoirchi (imdorthi, v.l. LU) i crich Conailli, TBC-I¹ 858. As subst. a dark place: do chuadar lena gcreachaib a ndiamraibh ocus a nimmdhorchaib dá nimchumdach, ALC ii 244.4 . ¤dub very dark, entirely black: costecht ... slúagad n-ímdub, TBC-LL¹ 202. ar biastaib ilardaib | imdubaib imthennaib | ticed domm imdegail, LU 1173. Metaph. very malignant: iodhna beoil, gan aoir niomdhuibh | iodhna fhoghlama gan ghes, MS. Mat. 576.11 . ¤ecal greatly afraid, very fearful: imm[e]cal gl. pauidus, Ml. 58b7 . ba himecail (himecal, v.l. LU) imorro int ara colléic, TBC-I¹ 635. gerva himegoil lais na tairnge as mo ro-vamnaigh tvitim isin loch, Aisl. Tond. 100 § 2. bátir immecal-som (imeaglaigh-sium, imeclai-sium, v.ll.) oc aicsin ind ní-sin, RC ix 480.6 . rop imecul in trét, PH 6723. ba himeccal laissiumh aittreabh ettorra, BNnÉ 87.6 . ba himecul leo a mbiad fen do thinad uadib, LB 157a27 .

¤eclach

(a) very fearful, very timorous: na bid uamnaig imeclaig, SR 4830. a beith meta ocus a beit[h] immecclac[h] `cowardly and timorous,' CCath. 4447. con[a] puplaibh imeclach[a] `to the terrified peoples,' 365 . batar imeclaigh iar n-aicsin an neich adcondcatar, RC i 466.13 . go bhfuilid na fir chogaidh imeaglach, Jeremiah li 32. guth imeclach eccruaidh `a frightened feeble voice,' Stair Erc. 383. Adv. ro imthigh roime co himeclach, ib. 1915 . roerig Ethiocles co haduathmar aindsclech imeclach, TTebe 640 .

(b) causing fear, terrible: tárfás fís imeclach, uathfásach dó, CCath. 1453. Adv. atreachtatar íarum lucht na cathrach co húathmar ┐ co himeclach, TTr.² 1871.

¤éscaid very quick, very alert: rucatar sidhi arnaid athlum imēsgaid, Fianaig. 88.12 . Adv. luidh go hathlamh imésccaidh, AFM v 1314. 15 . ¤eslán very unwell: do bói ... imeslán a haithle na scethrach, Acall. 7175. ¤étromm very light (lit. and metaph.): gebid in rí a ḟiallgud n-imétrom n-imthechta immi, TBC-LL¹ 966. rogab sciamh-luirig nimetruim, CCath. 4680. roráidhis, a Eorann oll | aithesg álainn iméttrom, BS § 32 . Adv. ro lenait e ... co imetrum, Cog. 190.4 . ¤ḟann very weak: ní léim nimḟann, Fél. Dec. 31. As subst. a very weak person: is e noshoerad na bochtu ┐ na hamhfhanna o cumhachtaibh an tsaeguil, Lism. L. 4890. ¤ḟartail very mighty ?: tucsad cend Dornmáir dhaltaidh | is Innasclaind imḟartail `they brought the head ... of imperious Indascland,' Metr. Dinds. iv 300.x . ¤(ḟ)ocus, ¤acus very near, very close, neighbouring: nipu immaccus in taidrius `not very near was the return,' Wb. 18d5 . is imḟocus etruinn cen[i] iman-aci duind, IT ii2 190.2 . fidbuid āluinn imfoccus impe do cach leith, Ériu i 39 § 3. it immaicsi na fuli dobertatar ḟort, TBC-LL¹ 4349. immaicse (iomḟoigse, v.l.) taithlig `ever ready for an excuse,' Tec. Corm. § 16.24 . ? cletha im[m]aicsi cen sēna, ZCP viii 195 § 9. Tond Tuaige Tond Rudraighe | nídat imfoiccsi a n-airde, Anecd. ii 24 § 16. oc na righuibh imfhoicsi `at the neighbouring kings,' Marco P. § 178. ro athchuirset da urchur imfhoiccsi fhir-dhirge eturru, MR 254.16 . Compar. da roiset ann anmcharait | bat imḟoicsi do Dia, Acall. 2616. As subst. nearness, neighbourhood: in fuil uisci a n-imfogus duin, Acall. 1547. is annsin atconncadur férbrug gabala ind imoccus dóib, 4179 . luidh co teach bai i nimfogus na cathrach, Ériu v 122.53 . ro bo cinti crīch i mbethaid i n-imḟogus dóib, Fianaig. 92 § 38. ¤gairit very short: delan ... ┐ ráe imgairit as `a very short rope (?) out of it,' CCath. 4100. ¤gann very confined, very spare: i nIffurn huathmar imgann, SR 934 . i ṅglinn Iosophath imgann, 2006 . bai in bangleo nar' imgann, 3078 . Galión fir na n-orb n-imgand, LL 7a51 . cath Gabra ... ollgus imgand, mebaid ria Fergus `a rare achievement,' Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 18 ( LL 182b41 ). int húath imgann `the lean spectre,' Ériu iv 102.1 . Adv. lá d'Ossín ... inna chumriuch co himgand `in rigid bondage,' Metr. Dinds. iii 248.82 . As subst. nírb é in t-imgand ar ernmass `he was no shirker in the mêlée,' Metr. Dinds. iii 244.34 . ¤garb very rough: slabraidh imgarba iarnaidhe, CCath. 2658. As subst. druimní suithe ... atat da ernail furre .i. imgharbh ┐ anaichnídh, is é so in timgharbh (of metres), IT iii 96.2 . ¤garg very fierce: rochrochad ... do lāmaib Eigius imgairg, Ériu iii 194 § 4. mac Eris uallaich imgairg, BB 229b51 . ¤gel very white, very fair: cach conair dolluid in ben | moslúi in t-usce úar imgel `the cold white water followed,' Metr. Dinds. iii 30.70 . genair o Echtaig imgil, LL 28b50 . mac sin Cainche imghile, Duan. F. i 92.z . ¤gér very sharp, very keen: (scíath) cona bil áithgéir ailtnidi imgéir, LU 6431. manaois mhór ... uilleannach imghéar, CRR² § 26. ¤gerr very short: Aodh imgerr, BNnÉ 254 § 212 . at-condarc-sa triar ... co pudrallaib imgerra urardda, MU² 773. doríne tri hoirdne imgerra dhe, Acall. 1920 v.l. ¤glan very pure, very bright: tri ingena imglana, SR 6520. Étar étrocht imghlan `bright radiant Etar,' Metr. Dinds. iv 264.17 . a clerig ... mac ... meic lemnachtai immglain `son of pure new milk,' MacCongl. 33.19 . ¤glicc very clever, very cunning: ba fond n-orddnide n-imglicc, LL 28b3 . batar amais ana imglicca, Alex. 3. ¤glinne (see 1 glinne) very secure: grecha a bretha ... brigach n-imglindi a chert (of a judge), ZCP xii 364.22 . is foc[h]en breth breithemun brighach nimglinde, O'D. 2212 (< Nero A vii, fo. 146b ). Feargus fergen imglinne, BB 278a2 .

¤grinn

(a) very pleasant: bennacht ... ar ingin Elcmair imgrind, Acall. 7241. iar feiss ri Meill n-imgil n-imgrind, MS. Mat. 489.12 ( LL 45b19 ). Dál nAruidhe uasal imghrinn, Keat. iii 1808.

(b) very strong, very fierce: ro marb Argatmár imgrind, Todd Lect. iii 180.2 . ropa ghníomh écóir imghrinn, SG 367.38 .

¤inóclach very fit for mating ?: dona mnaibh iminóglacha fuair se ar talamh, ZCP ii 292.6 . ¤ísel very lowly: int āes umal imísel, Ériu iii 30 § 6. do rugais é ... a mainnser imíseal inn aendaim ┐ an esail, Études Celt. i 83.21 . Adv. secretly: rothógaibh ... uimi ... co hétrom imísiol ` stealthily ,' BS § 57 .

¤lebar

(a) very long, very tall: imlebor gl. capillo intonso, Sg. 159a6 . cóica gilla n-óc n-aigḟind n-imlebur, LL 253a24 . úathud fri eit n-imlebair (.i. for Táin Bó Cúalṅgi), LU 10358. cóirtus hinair imlibáir `an arrangement of a very long tunic,' Goid. 65.6 . ulcha immlebur fair, PH 1491. ro coraigit aigi troisdi imlebra adbulmora, CCath. 2624. earball imleabhar, AFM iv 1080.12 .

(b) mobile, supple ?: rosc imlebur ina chind, Corm. 38.5 .

¤léimnech restive: nib ocheall nib imleimneach (of a horse), RC xlviii 331.12 (= O'Curry 1863 ). ¤lethan very broad: Aeneas ... fer imlethan aideadh-dherg, BB 427a50 . Uenerius ... imlethain imaird, TTr. 1180. ar an bhfhairge imleithin, Atlantis iv 168.10 . cathbharr ... cona sronlainn imlet[h]ain iarnaidhe, CCath. 5263. ¤lobar very weak, very sick: cumachtach, ciarbo himlobhar, Rawl. B 512, fo. 70d3 (< Plummer, MS. notes). As subst. a sick person: ba slán cech imlobor tarateged int uisce, Thes. ii 315.25 . ¤lomm very bare, bleak: do mes ilarda imlum `with abundant mast without husk,' SCC 515 ( LU 3705 ). fri gáith n-imluim n-errchaide `a bare Spring wind,' MacCongl. 63.9 . mur tsighi gaithi gere ... adhuaire imluime earraithe, ZCP x 298.16 . As subst. bareness, scarcity: tessbaidh etha (.i. gorta) di Maig Cuind, sé bliadna imluim (.i. tercai), ZCP xii 236 § 56. ¤lúath, ¤lúaith very swift: in trenḟer amnas imlúaith (: cruaich) (imluath, v.l.), ITS xli 234 § 24 . atractatar luathghoetha adhuarae imluatha, CCath. 4361. na haquili imluat[h]a ilbreca, 4927 . Adv. ag argain a chéile go hathlamh iomluath, TSh. 6641.

¤nár, ¤náir

(a) (in good sense) very bashful, modest; noble: Ioseph alainn imnar, SR 3314. dond aithiusc airdairc imnair, SR 4792. inmain óclách ard imnair, IT i 79.2 . doirb annir imnair (.i. in tan fegthar in doirb is i n-ichtur ind usci thed), LU 10255 (rhetoric). a óclaig uallaig imnair, FDG 368.

(b) (in bad sense) shameful: dacūaidh ... do marbudh Eōin gerb imnar `though it was shameful,' Ériu iv 180 § 40. ar med is imnair tuismíud clann fri coibhdhelcho, BB 278a15 . ba haimlesc ┐ ba himnár leis na braithribh ... im[ḟ]orrán catha atarru féin, CCath. 2294. imnár lais a corp tretholl ... d'faicsin do neoch, Lism. L. 2962. glár budh iomnáir d'aithris, Content. xx 12.

¤nárach

(a) noble: aen mhac Ailpin imnarach ` valorous ,' Leb. Cert. 226.10 .

(b) or bet (beit, v.l.) imnaraig ar oman etarscartha etarra abashed ? Anecd. ii 55.4 .

¤níabthach (níabad, vn. of níabaid) very provocative: ní hord aicnid imnīabthaig `es ist nicht eine Ordnung von aufreizender Natur,' Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 76 § 10.

¤omnach, ¤úamnach

(a) very afraid, very timid: na herbind immomnacha gl. timidi, Sg. 62a2a . imuamnach cach cintach, Tec. Corm. § 15.18 n. rois cobair Brighitt buadach | 'arsin nir bo himuaimhnach, BNnÉ 86 § 177. Adv. nī folāir do na huilip go ro oirichlit go hairecht imomhnach imchoimhētach in slige sin watchfully , Fl. Earls 158.2 .

(b) very fearful, fear-inspiring: ragat-sa ... a n-oilithri n-imúamnaigh, ZCP xii 392.4 . ¤réid very level . As subst. level country, plain: atait ... conara cumcca ettrat ocus inn imreidh, CCath. 4764.

¤réil very famous: imréil ... cach romag cach rodindgna `illustrious ... is every famous plain,' Metr. Dinds. iii 110.3 . tri mic Agnomain imréil, ZCP xiii 158.4 . ¤remar very stout, very thick: suisti imreamar iarnaighi, CF 680. co n-urnasc imremar iarnaidi air, MR 200.1 . fidbad immard imremur, TTr. 126. cosna seolchrannaib imdlúithi imremra, 1410 . frisna xii bairgin[e] imremra némdescdai, LB 146a57 .

¤rigin

(a) very tough, very stiff (lit. and fig.): is imrighin in tuath, Trip.² 2446. corrán d'iarann imrighim ina láimh, ITS i 72.8 . róindís ... na haithesca ímrighne, ZCP xx 181.11 .

(b) very slow: óna fuairthinghealltoibh imrighne ettarbhacha `slow unprofitable promises,' AFM vi 2140.22 . Adv. ag asccnámh co hionmall imrighin, Hugh Roe 302.14 .

¤ṡlán (imṡlán and imlán became confused in Mid. Ir., as their meanings are rather similar it is not always easy to distinguish between them).

(a) as an epithet quite healthy, quite whole, quite perfect: heirg isinn ethar n-imṡlan very safe , SR 2482. inn Affraic n-uasail n-imslain, SR 2658. usce eochargorm imṡlán, Acall. 3607. tricha bo findfergga | bat imlána óiderrga, LL 299a17 . cid mor cid bec no-chaithind bat imlana iat san beos, PH 514. Applied to persons: Hestra, Osse, Ohel án | ocus Abdias imlán, SR 7454. ordned Iacoib imslain, Gorm. Dec. 27. Englec ... lendán Oengussa imláin `the darling of perfect Oengus,' Metr. Dinds. iii 40.18 . a hingen ālaind imslān, ZCP viii 268 § 39. do chum [bheith] nar nduine iomṡlan, Ephesians iv 13. Compar. gilla iss ó ┐ iss imláne and-so andae, TBC-LL¹ 5994.

(b) quite whole, safe, unscathed: a teacht fen imslan da cric, TBC-LL¹ p. 653 n. 5 . docuatar imṡlán día taig, Trip.² 166. is áil léo a ḟocra dáibsi imthecht imslán, Acall. 6108. gur leicc im[ṡ]lan uadh é `he let him away unhurt,' CCath. 6055. mar do fhuair a chalann crád | a anam narab imlán, Ériu iv 112 § 5. fāna fagháil slán iomlān damh féin arís, Feis Tighe Chonáin 718.

(c) In Law `completely exempt, secure ' (Plummer MS notes): fis edaingne ac fir in tseoit ... i[s] slan dia mbe fo naidm is imslan do in aithne, O'Curry 1252 (< H 3.18, p. 504 ). See also imlán.

¤ṡlemain very smooth: aill ard imslemain, Stair Erc. 233. ¤ṡolus very bright: gním cech cuiri fo chuimsi | condat uili imṡuilsi `so that all are illuminated,' Metr. Dinds. iii 110.8 .

¤thais

(a) very weak, very feeble: ros fúach is ras fuc fria aiss | gided ni hengnam imthaiss, TBC-LL¹ 736. nírb engnam imthaiss `'twas no weakling's feat,' Metr. Dinds. iv 78.22 .

(b) very smooth ? very moist?: lodar ... co brugh maic in Og imtais, BB 396b15 .

¤thana

(a) very thin, very slender: in néll úathmar imthana `the fearful thin cloud,' IT ii² 133.288 . rí ... na n-arm n-edrom n-imtana, BB 280b34 .

(b) very shallow: ba hí a slige ... secht thuind Uairbeóil imthana `along shallow Tond Uairbeoil,' Metr. Dinds. iii 116.86 , and Corr., ib. v 133 .

¤theimen very dark (see teimen): duibithir funchi fedil | culchi cach eóin imthemin `the cowl of each dusky bird,' Metr. Dinds. iii 256.20 . ¤thenn very strong, very firm: cathir imairdirc imthend, LL 28b16 . ar biastaib ... imdubaib imthennaib, LU 1173 (ACC). atraig Brían don tiprait thall | ic a raba in t-uath imthend, Ériu iv 102.1 n. doi reir na n-udar n-imtheand `according to sound authors,' Metr. Dinds. v 119.2 . Adv. rosícc Sinchell slán co himthend `S. cured her whole, soundly,' Metr. Dinds. iii 156.18 . atát 'san reilic bic go himtheann, SG 33.19 . ¤therc very scanty, very short: is imtherc cos ind abcain `very short is the dwarfling's leg,' ACC § 100 ( RC xx 274.15 ). dēna ingeilt ois | narbat timtheirc (v.l. imterc) tais, KMMisc. 262.1 . ¤thláith very soft: ind iall en imthlaith, SR 4066. rí roraid ... athesc n-inclithi n-imtlaith, 5678 . Enoc án imthláith, 7362 . ¤thnúthach very eager, very jealous, or fierce: a shlógh iomthnúthach Oiligh, DDána 75 § 2. rí aingidhí imthnúthach, Stair Erc. 1646. ¤thrén very strong: iarsin rongab galar gér | fri sním calad nirb' imthrén, SR 6230. a Ferguis na n-arm n-imthrén, TBC-LL¹ 3203. cóic eich áilli imthréna, Leb. Cert. 130.12 . Adv. imtrén trómthuinset, LU 8712 (FB). triur dorosern in slúag co imthrén 'coa n-imnertad, SR 5032.

¤thromm

(a) very heavy: áráit ... imtromm, FB § 37 Eg. ro gab dá asan imthroma imdluithi iarainn, CCath. 4667. confacatar na cet[h]a ana imtroma, 4953 . acc diubraccadh ... an ordanais iomthruim adhbail moir, AFM vi 2028.7 . amhail easglanna iomthroma, TSh. 1092.

(b) very troublesome, very oppressive: for greis in aesa imthruimm `under the protection of the Troublesome People' (i.e. the pagan gods), BColm. 90.5 . Of the atmosphere of a place: his tégdais ... il-brein aduair imthruim, PH 8297. munter Edlicon imthruim, Metr. Dinds. iii 276.10 . As subst.: dochuatar a n-ētromuib a n-étach ┐ a n-imthromaib a n-arm `into their ponderous armature,' Fianaig. 78.3 .

¤thrúag very wretched: do fuc Eua in n-ubull n-úag | dond abaill, ba scél n-imthrúag, SR 1286. ¤thuirsech very sorrowful: luid Laeg ... co cendtromm n-imthursech n-anfálid, TBC-LL¹ 2170. ¤úachtarach uppermost, topmost: do imthigh roimpe go baoth ... go hionadh iomuachtarach a h-anta `to the uppermost regions of its residence' (of the wind), ML 48.23 . ¤úallach very proud: ba hóglaochrad imamnus imullach imfaobrach, Anecd. ii 72.18 . ingen Echach imuallaig, LU 3064. abair ... risin ingin n-iomuallaigh, ITS v 82.12 . mád do Láegaire Búadach | tísad ág bád imuallach, LU 3557. ¤úamnach, see ¤ omnach supra. ¤úar very cold: i naidhchi ... iochtair imuair adheitig iffirn `of the lower freezing hideous hell,' BNnÉ 99.7 . do ghéubhsa ionadh imfhúar, Duan. F. i 19.37 . ar imdocraib imfuara, Ériu viii 8.11 .

(b) With nouns: ¤accobar intense desire: imacubur denma uilc gl. esuriem, Ml. 34b10 . ¤aicbéile great terribleness: itir im-aighbhéli na h-uardachta, MR 112.18 . ¤áille great beauty: an déad ag dul i mbáine | 's an aghaidh gan iomáille, DDána 27 § 5. fáistine adbert riu Dáiri | ri mac con co n-imáilli `regarding Mac Con, the comely,' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 76.2 . Fer Becrach co n-imāle (: immarāide), Ériu ii 26.26 . ¤aire great respect: nī scoirtīs cen i.¤ | rīg nā rīgdomna aca `kings and royal princes would not part from him without great respect,' RC xiii 392.23 . ¤aithrechas great repentance: co n-imaithrechus nach fógnand di, PH 8201. ¤attach earnest prayer, entreaty: i.¤ Maic ind Rig, ACL iii 317 § 51. ¤chalma, ¤cholma great bravery: ras-nert imchalma do denam, TTr. 1639. do greis a mic ... imcalma do denam, Celt. Rev. iv 10.15 . dorochair i cath Odba | la Argatmár imcholma, Todd Lect. iii 178 § 3. ¤chreachadh the act of devastating widely: trés an i.¤ do-níthí leó ar na daoinibh budh lugha ioná iad féin, TSh. 9537. ¤déine great swiftness: imthecht dóib co n-i.¤ (: féine) `to be gone with all speed,' Metr. Dinds. iii 452.40 . ¤demnigud the act of confirming: du imdemnigud á epert són `to confirm his sayings,' Ml. 89d7 . ¤druine great skill?: ri richid con-i.¤ ri febda firian fossud, | rí rigḟial 'na rigsossud, SR 566. ¤ecla great fear: cen uamun, cen i.¤ , IT i 185.3 (FA). nosgeib i.¤ móir ┐ ómon, RC x 56.8 . is coir dó i.¤ ┐ faitchius ┐ ra-imchomet, PH 4114. nī ro lēic imegla in pāpa don priōir ... gan a aithne do choimhlínadh, Fl. Earls 142.22 . an oiread soin d'uamhan ┐ d'imeagla air ré fiabhras, TSh. 7967. fer ... for nár lá nách aon imeccla ittir, AFM vi 2296.y . ¤eclugud the act of terrifying: do fhuasnad ┐ d'i.¤ na coimétaigi, PH 3380. ¤esbaid great deficiency: cen érchra cen imhesbaid, SR 988. cen forcraid cen imhesbaid, 4966 . ¤etla great affliction?: dobeir tra timmorlai ┐ immetlai menman di araile an ircraidi ┐ in gairdi bide i n-ainius isin bith frecnairc, IT ii2 107.23 . ¤étrumme great lightness, great nimbleness: nicon berat a drúcht dind fhéor ar áthi ┐ imétrummi im-tháncatar so swiftly and lightly did they travel, MU² 566. raléic cach arachéile frassa tiuga tromaidbli d'immétrommaib a n-arm ┐ d'ilchenélaib a n-imtheilcthi, TTr. 1710. ¤étrommugud the act of making lighter, easing, relieving: barróisc Cuchulaind in claidiub assa intiuch ... d'imscothad na n-arm ┐ d'immetrommugud in scéith fair, TBC-LL¹ 2956. ¤ḟochraicc great reward: a cethair cethrachat ... do immfocraiccib, Todd Lect. iii 42.13 . ¤ḟorlond overwhelming strength, great oppression: in timorlonn namat, is fiach a fátha forru, O'D. 1595 (< H 5.15, p. 9b ). in timarlonn namad, ib. 1596 . choidhche ni barricfa-si | anmforlunn (? read: ammforlunn) 'na dhiaidh, Lism. L. 4822. ¤ḟormat great jealousy: ro linustair idu eóid ocus imformmuit Ailill, IT i 121.15 . rommiscnigsetar fo smacht | a brathir tria imformat, SR 3128. ra gab ét ... ┐ immḟarmat Dubthach Dael Ulad imma mnái, TBC-LL¹ 2749. ro-bhoí éd ocus imformad occ macaibh Moingfinde fri Niall iomon ríghe, ZCP xiv 214.5 . na denaidh adrad idal na edach na imformod, YBL 68b51 (= 294a22 ). ionnsaighis áth an chomhraig | Fear Diadh go ndlús iomfhormaid, DDána 104 § 22. ¤gábud great danger, great fright? iarsain asraracht Adom | assa ṡuan cen imgabud, SR 1066. fota ataid in-imgábud, 3630 . Ulaidh i n-imgabadh gan nech aga n-imgainiudh, TBC-LL¹ p. 250 n. 3 . atágur a imgábud | il-ló brátha búain `I dread great danger from it,' Ériu iii 14 § 1. ré mét in imgábaid a raibi, Fianaig. 82.23 . fa mór a hegla ┐ a himghābud arna slúagaib `great was the fear and fright (caused by the boar) upon the hosts,' 64.34 . dethach a cind iar crabudh | dorad demhna a n-imgabudh, BCC 356.32 . ¤gére great sharpness: co tescfad finna i naigid srotha ar āthi ┐ ailtnidecht ┐ imgēri, TBC-I¹ 1919. ¤ísle great lowness, poor position: gur adhnair les a imisle ro bui sé isin comlunn, Stair Erc. 1134. ¤lainne great keenness: mét inná i.¤ robói dosom im dia (gl. sitivit anima) `the strong craving that he had after God,' Ml. 62a2 . ¤lén great sorrow: Eua féssin cen imlén, SR 2138. dolluid Saul iar sét sen | sé cet míli, cen imlén, 5570 . ¤lot great destruction: co tuccad in diach ┐ inn imlot bad laind le fein fortha, CCath. 4017. ¤lúas great swiftness: ba he tricci ┐ imluas inn imdiubraict[h]i leo, CCath. 5659. ¤náire great shamefacedness, great bashfulness: rogab tra imnári essium co rofhemid in salm ranic dó do gabail `bashfulness seized him,' Three Hom. 102.16 . ni bí nach n-imnáire dóib cid lomnochta beti, RC xxv 244 § 18. doberat a coibsena cen imnāire dia sacartaibh, Anecd. iii 8.7 . o thucsatt a llama chuccu do'n méis ar imnari, PH 5136. rogab athrechus ┐ imnare imma iarraid eter, BB 237a32 . re h-imnaire an chairighthi thuc Cormac fair, RC xliii 80 § 82. ica imcainedh féin comor ar imnaire na hainicne, D IV 2, 73ra16 . ¤omon ¤úamon great fear, dread: ara n-imomon imchissin húath, BDD² 1264. rus-gab ecla ┐ iomomon mor iad risna dainib ingantacha, RC xxvi 160 § 46 . ar iomomhon feirgi a hathar, TFrag. 30.9 . āl cach n-imoman `every terror is fearful,' ZCP xvii 65 § 51. tainic soc[h]t ocus imuamon aiccenta ┐ cumsccughadh menman do, CCath. 5471. do chur uathbhais ┐ iomomhain ar lucht an bhaile, AFM v 1486.13 . reverence, godly fear: comadas lobre et i.¤ forsin mug céin ṁbíis oc fognam dia choimdid, Wb. 8b1 . as firén foirbhthe in fer forsa mbi ecla ┐ imuamon an Coimded, Lism. L. 3306. ¤rígne great stiffness, slowness, hesitation: nusincrech-som fora emilte leis ┐ fora imrígne leis bói icon ḟuigell, PH 4132. ¤ṡláine great perfection?: a samhuil d'oige is d'áillnne | do gniomh d'eagna is d'iomṡláine, 23 F 16, p. 129.19 . ¤ṡláinte complete health: meni thíset uli i n-imṡlánti, TBC-LL¹ 197. boi sailechtu aice sium imslanti d'ḟadbail dia ndernta a leges, LB 143a21 . ised rainic in imslanti leis co tir, BB 445b52 . ¤sláintius perfect health: nodas-forbiledh ar as ┐ ar aitidh ┐ imlaintius, ZCP xix 118 z . ¤ṡlánud the act of making quite healthy: nicon cotluim for colcaid | gē bethear com imslānud `though one were at making me healthy,' K. and H. § 2. ¤ṡlóg great host: ? g s. used adjectively: ro bui comdhail imsloigh for ur in cuain sin `there was a very numerous gathering at that harbour,' Stair Erc. 379. ¤thesbaid great defect, great error: cen forcraid cen imthesbaid, SR 4424. aisneided Arón fo leith | do Moisi cen imthesbaid, 4610 . ¤thréine great strength, firm grasp: as amhlaidh do bhádar agas gach fear dhíobh a gcrioslach a sgiath agas a n-imthréine a n-arm `in the grasp of their arms,' ML 124.20 . ¤thrumma great heaviness: dochúatar a n-etromuib a n-étach ┐ a n-imthromaib a n-arm `they advanced in their light dresses and in their ponderous armature,' Fianaig. 78.3 . a n-aimsir a himtruma `in the time of her pregnancy,' Lism. L. 2511. ¤úabar great pride: iné imuabor immarordus, LL 120a3 . ¤úachtar the very top: atá an cairthe sin ... is í tollta 'na hiomuachtar, Keat. ii 6297. ¤úathad loneliness: luidset laithe for Lúachair | ciarbo thaithbe imúathaid `though it was an infringement of utter seclusion,' Metr. Dinds. iii 246.74 .

(c) With verbs derived from the corresponding noun or adj.: ¤eclaigid fears greatly, becomes greatly afraid: ro imeclaigset a n-epiltin manid chuired Patraic hé i nn-iffernn, Trip.² 1017. ro imeclaigsitar na genti do sein, 486 . duine imeclaiges bás, PH 3821. no-imeclaiged Solam co mor in coimdid, 4129 . do bidg ┐ do imeclaig an macamh go mór les sin, BCC 48.29 . imeagluidh-si an Tighearna `fear the Lord,' Proverbs xxiv 21. ¤glanaid purifies, clears?: fiac nad imglanad .i. fri foglaithe, O'Curry 507 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ). ? to this: cach dia eol imglan rota .i. docom ar neoil fen duin it imglan rota .i. docom ar neoil fen duin it imglan na rota, 623 ( H 3.18, p. 301 ). ¤omnaigid becomes greatly afraid: bidhgais ┐ imomhnaighis ┐ ru-s-lēic a ráon madhma, Fl. Earls 232.2 .

1 lesc

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adj o, ā bean leasg, IGT Decl. § 116.

(a) lazy, sluggish : leiscc .i. fri fognam (gl. pigri), Wb. 31b23 . l.¤ gl. piger, Ir. Gl. 382 . l.¤ , Corm. Y 836 . aithrige l.¤ no mall, PH 6466. duine leasc, ITS xxix 130.19 . trí ghort an duine leisg (pigri hominis), Párl. na mB. 1330 . bíonn an duine leasg faillítheach tímpchioll gnótha duine eile, 1339 . nephlesc gl. impigrum, Ml. 41d6 . nephleisc gl. inpigro, 118a3 . See also 1 nem-. Of the sea, slow-moving, still: lesca .i. in trancilitate (sic) gl. segnia [.i. maria], Ml. 126a3 .

Much more usual in predicative use. (b) Of persons, sluggish, reluctant, unwilling, loth : nirbat l.¤, ar nirbat meirb, LU 3504 ( SCC 26 ). nadib leisc, SR 7843 . a beit[h] l.¤ ┐ a beith meta ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447 . na bidh luath cum labartha na leasc chum éisdichta, Ériu v 126 § 13. ragat-sa fris sin . . . ┐ nidham leasc uime, Lism. L. 3032. dreagan Droma Léith nár leasg, L. Cl. A. B. 117.66 . tig don bhás an corp do bheith leasg, TSh. 1313 . na [bígidh] leasg fá [bhur] ndithcheall [do dhéunamh], Romans xii 11. tegaisgem na huile Ṡethra . . . ionnus nach rabhaid lesg ná tarcaisnech ar ghrádh Dé (`that they will not loath or disdayne'), RSClára fo. 112a (104 § 5) . an té . . . bhíos leasg iona obair `slothful', Proverbs xviii 9.

is l.¤ la is loth to, is reluctant to, is slow to: arco fessed cia lasbad l.¤ ┐ lasbad laind in sluagad do thecht, TBC-LL¹ 408 (= scíth, LU 4617 ). cid l.¤ ri lōech luath `unwilling', KMMisc. 270 § 42 ( LL 18987 ). roba l.¤ leo a marbad, Sc.M² 17R . ba l.¤ le tocht i carcair cengalta, CCath. 4188 . in budh leasc latsa eirghi, Lism. L. 2665 (`would you mind getting up', Plummer MS. notes). gidh ar leas ni tainic dhe / leinne nir leasg an eirghe, Duan. F. ii 62 § 9 . ní leasg liom / da ttugam beim tar do ceann / na tisam fein as ifreann `it worries me not', 170 § 9 . leasc leam éirghe san íarmhérghe / d'éis chogalta, IGT Decl. ex. 1190 . an tan is leasg leis slighe na subháilceadh . . . do leanmhain, TSh. 9656 . tug Naoise aonta leis sin, gér leasc leis d'eagla Chonchubhair é, Keat. ii 2968 . ōir as leiscc le duine, an tan théid sé ar magh réidh áluinn, a fhāgbhāil, Beatha S. F. 1667 .

Similarly but with the person concerned unspecified; to be translated unwelcome, undesired, displeasing, regrettable : gerbo l.¤ ainesccaid inmall an eirghe sin, CCath. 4430. faífet-se léi, is l.¤ in cor `unwelcome task', Metr. Dinds. iv 140.107 . do chumann, a fhir ghrádha, / leasc a rádha nár chongbhais, Stud. Hib. iii 26.344 . leasg ón dúthchas do dhíobuirt `pity that you are in exile from (your) native territory', 74.7 . leasg breath do bhreith 'na hagaidh, L. Cl. A. B. 206.95 . gidh leasc scaradh re a gcaidreamh choidche, Keat. Poems 1600.

is l.¤ do (i) is reluctant to, is slow to: foillsich duind co firindeach gach ni fhiarfocham did thimthechtaib gid lesg duit, YBL 148a31 . na locadh ge l.¤ do (leg. d'Ó) Domnall / druim re haibnes Essa Ruaid, Irish Texts ii 45 § 3 . Torna is Lughaidh fa leasg dhóibh /bheith ag tagra neith ón gcóir / sibh-se . . . / cuma libh ceart nó éigceart, Content. xviii 89. ? d'éis do mheic . . . / gidh leasg dheit gan doimheanma, DDána 76.19 . d'fhior th' oige gér leasg labhra / i measg n-oide n-ealadhna should be slow to speak, Content. xxii 17.

(ii) is a matter of regret to, is remiss of (?): is l.¤ limsa inní sin . . . teiched ria n-oenḟer . . . Ni l.¤ ám duit-siu ón, TBC-LL¹ 2878 . leasg damh gan mh'aire ortha, Dán Dé xiii 10 .

Compar. missi . . . am fer sean / am leisciu ar cách re tairdead, Ériu iv 150.20 . uair leiscce ┐ admailli . . . atract in grian . . . isin maitin-sin in[n]as in cach maitin reime riem, CCath. 4414 . nī tuccad rempi nā ina dīaid . . . nī as lesciu línd `more grievous', MacCongl. 59.2 . gidh lesc libh-se mo léicin-sa i ndáil éga . . . is leisci dam-sa dul, Comp. CC 96.20 .

Adv. ní indlésc gl. non segniter, Ml. 128c1 .

Compds. With nouns. ¤fer: ní feidhm leisgfhear, DDána 111.43 (`no idler's service', Ir. Monthly 1929, 371 § 43 ). tainic ina lesglemeanta ┐ ina buinne dighair degesa gu hinadh na hurrlaide `with deliberate bounds', Ériu viii 46.19 . ¤opair: leasgobair ríomh na ríogh-chlann distressing the task to relate [the fate of] the royal children, L. Cl. A. B. 140.28 .

With adjj. ¤bán: cosin traig lescbain lechtaig, Rawl. 76b24 (: Espāin). atchúala i nEspáin uillig / ingin lescbáin láechbuillig, Metr. Dinds. i 8.38 . ¤gel: d'árus séimh na sreabh leisggeal, DDána 81.9 .

See also s.vv. 1 bonn, céim, 1 traig.

1 meithel

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Forms: meidheal, meidheal, meigheal, mheigheal, mheighle, meighil, meidhil, medhil, meithel, meithiul, meithli, meithlecha

n ā, f., (cf. W. medel `reaping-party'; see BBCS xiii 24 ), in later lang. also o, m.; meidheal, f., IGT Dec. § 54.4 (? metheal, ib. 19 ), but also: meidheal, m. and f., § 53 . Written meigheal occas. in late MSS.: d s. do mheigheal , IGT Dec. ex. 1340. g s. a mheighle , ex. 1377 . in meighil , AU ii 420.11 (an. 1311) = meidhil, ALC i 358.21 , medhil, AFM iii 500.

A band of persons engaged in some common occupation or service, generally agricultural, esp. a band of reapers: met[h]il . . . ab eo quod est meto uel meta (.i. buain), Corm. Y 354 = meithel, LB. meithle, lucht búanaighe, Eg. Gl. 451. ro buí methel mor oc B. ic buain (= messores), Lat. Lives 85 = meithiul, Lism. L. 1662. oc ergnum cota methli preparing food for the labourers, LU 4349 (cf. 4351 ). ruc leis methil mogda móir a band of labourers, Metr. Dinds. iii 380. meth . . . methle giallna `failure . . . in supplying a band of reapers to the chief', Laws i 156.33 . manchuine .i. fer . . . do denum a dūine no a meithle .i. an dun no a sluaighed lais, ii 194.10 Comm. (where military service seems meant). punnand chorcai i fogomor d'éis mór-methle, TTr.² 1162. ar mbeith don fhoghmhar mór ┐ don mheithil beag, Keat. iii 247 (= quod esset [messis] multa et operarii pauci). gusan methil bhuana, 2 Kings iv 18. it aipche ar nguirt ┐ ní fhuil meithel sunn, BNnÉ 297 § 35. drong dá mheithil do bhuain na fíneamhna, TSh. 10238. fo meithil mhóna a band of turf-cutters , AFM iv 1162.16 . pl. adchonncadar na gurtu aipchi . . . ┐ adchonncadar na meithli , RC xxvi 160 § 48. do condcatar . . . methli ac buain arbha, BCC § 355 (d) = meithlecha, KMMisc. 317 § 10 .

In wider sense of a band of persons connected in some way: Faelán co méit methle, Fél. Oct. 31. meitheal min-seang (of Bith and his companions), Ériu x 81 § 46. Eithne . . . bean sin na meit[h]li nach marand a woman of a past generation (?), 78 § 28.

Compd. a ghriobh meidhealtrom Manann ` powerfully attended ', TD 22a.16 . ag sluagh mheidhealtrom, 3.20 .

methas

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Forms: methais, methusa, methos, methoss

n o and u, m. g s. methais, Laws iv 28.6 Comm. methusa, v 244.17 , 248.24 . A legal term of doubtful meaning; a frontier, march, `space of unappropriated ground between two territories' (Atk. Laws Gloss. )? met[h]ass a meta .i. on chrich, Corm. Y 869 = methos LB, methoss Bodl. methus .i. crich no cóiged ut est cennadhcha im methus tuaithe, O'Dav. 1254. cach muiredach a methas every one is master within his own confines (?), 1273 (cf. similar adage s.v. mennat). esert deirge a methus ┐ eisert tascnam[a] methais, Laws iv 128.16 Comm. (apparently a deserter who quits his native territory and one who returns to it, cf. 128.18 and 130.3 ). raitech ascnama methusa .i. loingsech fine a vagrant who makes for the frontier (?), v 244.17 Comm. , cf. 248.24 and iv 28.6 . in tan ron-ainic Fergus a methus, luid dochum mara sechis, H 3.18 p. 364a ( O'Curry 776 ) = luid F. dia tir, Laws i 70.24 . Used of time? bes aen i n-aen meathus `there is one day for one "m."-space', Laws ii 106.1 . methas .i. re . . . meathas re nó aimsir, O'Dav. 1274.

met(t)a

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adj io, iā. timid, cowardly: tiamdai .i. metta, Fél.² xxv (LB gl. on Prol. 259 ). at m.¤ no at meirb, ib. xcvii (gl. on June 13 ). cech meirb is mettu `a weakling is ever a coward', Metr. Dinds. iii 376. ba diuit meta a comarli, Cog. 170.5 . atberte frisium a beith m.¤ ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447. mairg mac rígh bhíos go m.¤ , Duan. F. i 81.5 . daoine meata ┐ díchreidmheacha, Revel. xxi 8. Compar. ní as meata (gl. debilior), Ir. Gl. 1123.

met(t)acht

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n ā, f., ( meta ) timidity, cowardice: ni comairle mettachta nā midlaigechta, TBC-LL¹ 5234. comairli merbi na mettachta, LL 264b1 ( MU 18.8 ). re metacht ┐ mílaochacht, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.25 . a mileatacht do claechlud . . . ar meatacht ┐ ar mi-eangnam, MR 314.20 . do ghabh meatacht ┐ mímheisneach iad, Keat. iii 2858.

muirbellach

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adj o, ā (muirbell) confused in mind, giddy, dismayed: am mall meta muirbillach, Acall. 4584 , 4586 . See merballach.

omoint

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n homage, worship ? foruigenai dia Coimdid itir homoint (.i. molad) ┐ abstainit, ACL iii 12.19 = Trip. p. xlix 13 (< H 3.18, p. 521 ). Possibly a deriv. of Med. Lat. hominatio = service or homage paid by a vassal or servant to his lord. (Plummer MS. notes suggests a deriv. of hymnodia by meta- thesis.)