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coinnem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. coinnem or dil.ie/10359
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: coinnme, coinnme, coinneamh

n ā, f. (see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 370 ). Later also cu-. ? n s. coinnme, ZCP xii 290.20 . d s. coinnme, ZCP vii 303 § 2 . coinneamh f., IGT Decl. § 54 . tred ┐ coindiumh (in list of collectives), Metr. Faults § 133 .

(a) visiting company, guest(s); band : condmaib gīall with bands of hostages, Bruchst. 49 § 107 = AFM i 516.y . ni riacht mo choindem dia tig, YBL 173a18 = SG 70.40 . rop í in ch.¤ nemnech námat, LL 38433 ( SG 373.37 ). 'na connim comthrúaig, SR 3458 . coinnm[h]e a-níarana, Bard. Synt. Tr. 218.9 . cuindme coccuidh im cricha `hosts of war around borders', ZCP i 112.7 . lán an chnuic do choinnmhibh `troops on coigny' (cf. next section), Magauran 3564 . in coinneamh `the soldiery', Duan. F. ii 12 § 38 . le frestal clíar is coinnemh, BNnÉ 282.6 . gach oen do marbad a chonme `his guest', ALC i 226.10 . fil dál coinnme naeimhe dabhar saigidh si, BNnÉ 326.9 . coinnmi do rīarad, ZCP vii 304 § 16 . Later in phr. i c.¤ (with -bh, cf. i coinne) to meet, against : 'na cuinnibh, Párl. na mB. 1306 . i gcoinnibh an chaise, Ó Bruad. iii 170.4 . ní ráidhim-se . . . aon rud n-a choinnibh, O'Rah. 112.z . Cf. gluais . . . / ga ccoinnibh re marched to fight against, Rel. Celt. ii 254.7 .

(b) In technical sense (right to) free billetting, `coigny': iss ead facbaidh in coindem cuirter dia caithem fo aicnedh na flatha; faesam im̄ fo' naicned fein facbaid in coindem forin flatha, CIH iii 850 8 . coinnmhe L. . . . / . . . / tug díoth ar gach ndoire `coigny for men of L.', Magauran 3548 . Ros M. do saoradh . . . ar choinnimh ríogh flatha `from regal coigny (cess)', AFM ii 1148.1 . ar coinnimh do Chill Chonna / cuirsiom bonna fri médhe `for their coigny', i 330.w . cethrur ┐ triar for condaím, Irish Texts i 20 § 10 . Transf.: coindem craidhi `heart's support' (of a piece of good fortune), Caithr. Thoirdh. 75.21 . Cf. do chóirigetar cuinnemh, 51.16 .

méide

Cite this: eDIL s.v. méide or dil.ie/31755

 

Forms: meide, meide

n io, m., the lower part of the neck at its union with the trunk (distinguished from muinél = neck proper and muin = upper part of shoulders), nearly always used of the neck of a decapitated body. coland gan cheand ┐ medi gan muineal, Rel. Celt. iv 23 n . ro theip a méide assa muin, Metr. Dinds. iii 258 . tópacht a chend dá médiu, TBC-LL¹ 1311 , cf. 1446 (dia méde), 1997 (dia médi). i mmulluch in medi, 1999 . contopacht in dá cend bátar for a óen-méidiu de, RC xiv 420 § 38. co tugad in cenn forsin meide, ACL iii 225.33 . co toracht a chend da chul mheighe, Ériu iii 168.2 ; cf. AFM vi 1972.12 (meidhe). isit médi doberthi do chuit [┐ tú cen chend fort LB], Fél. 64.26 , cf. Fél.² xlvi 32 . tre n-a mheidhe no cuingead biadh ┐ no caithead (of a headless man), Todd Nenn. 206 n . (<H. 3.17). Of neck attached to head: dolluid banna a mmediu in chind, RC viii 60.9 . pl. meide forderga, TBC-LL¹ 685. meidhi maelderga, CCath. 6084. méidhedha maoilderga, BS 122 § 64. ac tesgadh cenn . . . ┐ méidhe ┐ muinél dibh, Comp. CC 104.17 (meidheach v.l.). ic coimgerradh . . . a méidedh ┐ a muinel, CCath. 5757. bond (méide) fri méide (of corpses lying close together, common phrase to describe great carnage): co torchratár bond fri bond ┐ méde fri méde, TBC-I¹ 1996 = meide, TBC-LL¹ 2652. co mbenadh bond fri medi ┐ medi fri aroile acu, Aen. 2230 , cf. 2316 , 2503 . co mbátar búind fri médi ┐ médi fri bondaib doib, Alex. 144. cuir-siom bonna fri médhe , AFM 732 (poem). a comardus Cind ┐ Meide Conculainn (names of monuments of Tara), RC xv 283 § 36. Meide in Togmaill ┐ Mede ind Eoin, TBC-LL¹ 1462 (names of the places where Cuchulainn cut off the heads of Medb's squirrel and bird) = Méithe Tog. . . . Méthe nEóin, LU 5293 , 5295.

Transf. of places: méidhe nó muineal gach cúigidh, Keat. i 112 z . tar méidhe trom na talmhan, Studies 1918, 453 § 12 . gaoithméide glenn `wind-swept gullies', O'Gr. Cat. 459.10. See méderad.