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amrae

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Forms: ambra, amhra, ánradh, aimhre

adj I io, iā. ambra: cadla, LL 4891 . amhra: ánradh, O'R. Poems 3152 (see notes); : anma, DDána 13.5 . aimhre: hAilbhe, AFM i 174.5 . See Ó Máille, Ériu x 158 . wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary: a.¤ ō uerbo ammiror .i. adamraigim, O'Mulc. 40 . Freq. glossed by maith: amra .i. maith nó mirbail nó imat nó iṅgnad, Lec. Gl. 88 . ateoch ríg n-amra n-aiṅgel (.i. maith no mirabilis ), Thes. ii 350.14 . amra .i. bona, 328.31 . Also Ériu xiii 63 § 25 ( .i. fír, 64 § 41 ), O'Cl. Hence of advice: comarli amra, MU² 183 . Dánfhocail 230 . Of a person: in mac a.¤ airdirc, Trip.² 2670 . bid amre in mac, LU 10919 . fri clainn n-amrai n-Israhél, SR 4186 . abb Irarda a.¤ , Fél. Feb. 8 . á rí úasail amri, Ep. 462. la cét martir ṅa.¤ , July 4 . maccáem . . . amra alaind tu, TBC-LL¹ 1851 . ba fhaidh amra `wondrous prophet', RC xxiv 194.4 . Of a place: airecol a.¤ , LU 11023 . suid[igud] ard a.¤ / tige túathaic[h] Temra, ZCP viii 108.10 . Of things: fertae amrai ili many wonderful miracles, Fél. Ep. 175 . mind amra, Cog. 30.16 . is amre lim rad ṅdé lib I am pleased, Wb. 7d3 . amre liumsa, 14a34 . Equative: coich boi . . . badid [n]amradair (amridir, amrathir, adamruigter, v.l.) .i. bad comhuasal fri C., ACC 65 ( RC xx 260 ). badad namhradhar, Blathm. 740 . nī tharla celtair talmain / dar dúil badit n-amraither (sic leg., GOI § 368 ; -rathor MS) `anything so marvellous', Fianaig. 14 § 31 . Compar. ní fil i n-Ére óclaig bas amru, LU 4861 (TBC). amru feraib, 3641 ( SCC 31 ). ní bu amru ro-cloth dó something (even) more extraordinary was heard of him, MU² 940 `not more to his glory was it heard of him', Gloss. mad amru imres slega, Ériu iv 98 § 26 . Superl. ri side as amram tic Erind, YBL 136a18 . can assa iarthur . . . ass amram forcan a gial[l]aigecht ? Ériu iv 162 § 24 .

As subst. wonderful person: is int a.¤ Ithidún, SR 4192 . i cath Charmain cetaib cend / i mbatar amrai Herend, LL 2283 . dia n-amraib `of their famous men', Metr. Dinds. iv 98.93 .

II Subst. io, [n.]

(a) a wonderful thing, wonder, marvel: imforlinged mór namri de gl. a great wonder has resulted therefrom, Wb. 15d21 . mór namri, 13a33 . dind amru durigeni dia erib, Ml. 67b17 . már ní son .i. di amru, 17a10 . boí már de amru inna flaith many wonders, LU 10115 . tri ha.¤ Glinne Dalláin . . . tri ha.¤ Connacht, Triads 236 - 237 . samlai / . . . do maic amhrai (= macamrai), Blathm. 26 (see note). Common with follg. gen. indicating what is wonderful e.g. amra tíre a wonderful country, IT i 133.2 . ba a.¤ retha `a wondrous course', Thes. ii 311.1 ( Hy. ii ). a.¤ maitne wonderful morning (of a battle), TBC-LL¹ 4973 . a.¤ (n-)a.¤ used as an exclamation: a.¤ n-a.¤ ol in slúag wonder of wonders, BDD² 165 . tucaid mo shéotu damsa . . . a.¤! a.¤! ol cách, TBFr. 290 . a.¤ bríg (bríge) used ironically: amra brīgi soin . . . acht ropom airdricse that is of little account provided I become famous, TBC-I¹ 571 . amra bríg can co rabur acht oen lá ┐ oen adaig ar bith, TBC-LL¹ 1111 . Perhaps in literal sense: amra brígaib, bág n-uide / sám fri sídaib sám-chuire a great wonder, a traveller's tale, Metr. Dinds. iii 224.15 .

(b) miracle: Brigtæ ba hóen a amra, Thes. ii 338.5 (Hy. v) .i. do ḟertaib Brigte, z. ba mó amru arailiu / din chloich dorigne saland, 338.1 (ib.). amhra .i. firt, Ériu xiii 79 § 252 .

(c) vision: amhra .i. aisling, O'Cl. ni chreiti[r]-sium físi na hamra na haislingi, TTebe 622 . lá dár chodailsion . . . dochí amhra, Arch. Hib. i 83 § ii . spirut a ffidhair amra ┐ aislinge, Fl. Earls 192.24 . amhra do chailg mo chridhe, / mairg re dtarla ar dtaidhbhse-ne, Dánta Gr. 44.3 . an tusa an bhean do bhí sunn / aréir tre amhra agum?, TD 40.1 .

(d) eulogy. In titles of poems etc.: A.¤ Choluimb Chille, RC xx 30 . A.¤ Chonrói, Ériu ii 1 . A.¤ Senáin, ZCP iii 222 , etc. Note also: in t-ámrad Senāin, ZCP iii 225.3 . sreath . . . rann d'am[h]ruibh ionáonaigh `of eulogistic quatrains fit for an assembly', Ériu ix 163 § 5 . `As these poems were used as `path protections' ( V. SS. Hib. i clxxix ) a.¤ comes to have the meaning charm, cf. Hyde, Abhráin diadha i 353 ', Plummer MS notes. See 2 amrath.

1 cumtachtae

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io, iā part. of con-utainc. Later also cumtaigthe (cumtaigid). Laudatory of buildings, furniture, clothing etc. Freq. in alliterative phrases. Lit. built, con- structed, hence well-built, well-constructed, well-proportioned; ornamented, decorated, embellished, ornate; in some contexts perh. covered, protected : c.¤ gl. instructus, Ml. 57c2 . in cholaim chumtachta[i] `ornamental doves', 84a10 . nói tinne cetharchóire cumtachtai, LU 7162 . isin creit cum[t]achta, 3892 ( SCC 40 ). tegdas chumtachta, 8043 ( FB 1 ). cathbarr cumtachta, 2015 . ail chaoin cumdachta, Ériu xiii 30.29 . cumdachta hí o Día ┐ o duinib = honorata (of church), Trip.² 1100 . atá in rígsudi sin inna chathaír chumtachta, LU 2005 ( FA 7 ). hi flaith . . . cháim . . . chumt(h)aigthi `adorned', RC iv 256.10 . comrair luadi chumdachtu o iurn, PH 1276 . cuirp . . . cumdachta `mailed', Cog. 178.12 . in cennmīl cumdachta / cumdaight[h]i adcí (of Christ), ZCP viii 204.34 . claidmi . . . cumdachta, Cog. 162.13 . trillsi liatha . . . ima cenn cumdachta `covered', CCath. 409 . etach fri lith .i. cumtachta, Laws i 126.15 Comm. do denam ulaid cumhdacht[a] `ornamented', v 308.8 Comm. in crandoic . . . cumdachda d'or, TTebe 486 . grianain caema cumhdaighi, KMMisc. 312.24 . líne . . . / do chathaoiribh cumhdaighthe, DDána 85.42 . lestar cúmdachta ó ilgemmaib = vas facturae mirabilis , Lat. Lives 73.14 . i scrīn cumdachta, BColm. 96.7 . lene cumdachta `embroidered', RC xxvi 364.16 . éttaighe cumhdachta, Hugh Roe² 22.23 ` well-made ', Gloss. Of speech: briathra cóema cúmtaigthe flowery, PH 314 . secht focail cumdaigthi . . . toirismecha, O'Curry 1186 ( H 3.18, 471a ). Adv. co caem ┐ co cumdachta `gaily dressed', Aen. 983 .

dúis

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Forms: dússi, dúsi, dúisse, dúsi, duissi, dúis

n [i, f.] n p. dússi, Imr. Brain 13 . a p. dúsi, LL 346b3 . dúisse, SR 8294 . ? g p. dúsi, FB § 71 . droncerddach duissi , IT iii 31.17 v.l. dúis, SR 8258 .

(a) something valuable or precious, treasure: d.¤ .i. séd; ōrdhúise .i. séoid ōrdha, O'Cl. barc co nduisib ingantaib .i. co sétuib uaislib, O'Dav. 682 . flesc Aróin ba amra d.¤ , SR 4333 . nassad . . . amru cech ndúis (: gnúis), 8370 . amal rodeccai a ggnuis | dosroega sech cach nderbduis, 1070 . is tre ḟír flathemon dofócbat dúili dúsi ili órdai airgdidi that men lift manifold treasures of gold and silver (from the earth), ZCP xi 82 . ? duise .i. ina fethlai, O'Curry 476 ( H 3.18 248 ). a fánne ┐ a falge ┐ a fornasca ┐ a n-órdúse, TBC-LL¹ 66 . daighḟir dánai, fiala a ng[n]ūisi | acht nā tardsat dūisi (duisiu, MS.) dúnai, ACL iii 298 . tuirmem a deilb nderscaigthi, a dreich uasna dūisib his countenance surpassing treasures, Bruchst. i 6 , cf. IT iii 40 . cétna cennaighe dodechaid . . . i nEirind co nduisib flatha fer nGaeidhel, RC xvi 67 ( Dinds. 116 ). co n-imchomarc dō di ōrdūisib ┐ fīn Gall, RC xi 442 . With extension of meaning: am cumthach dia éis | nidam tualṅge d.¤ I am incapable of (joy in) treasure (?), LL 18580 ( PRIA xix 548 ).

(b) Fig. of persons: roslecht[sat] dia d.¤ dia doss leader (?), SR 3467 . caomh d.¤ fo líogaibh lóraibh `comely chieftain under heavy flagstones', AFM i 532 (poem). a dhuis díona in deg-shlóig, SG 265 . dorar dusi (.i. trenḟer) an encounter of champions (?), FB § 11 . mór do gnúisib Gaedel gnáth, | mór do dúisib laochrad liath `many a chief of greyhaired heroes', AFM ii 594 .

Note also: duis .i. dusma (= θαυμαστός, Meyer) graece mirabilis latine, Corm. Y 501 . duis .i. uasal, O'Dav. 682 .