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imbolc, óimelc

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n o (? <imb-bolg, Ó Máille, Ériu x 110 or < ommolg Stud. Celt. xiv-xv 109 , see ommalg), the name of the pagan festival celebrated on the first day of Spring (see RC xli 241 - 4 ); hence, in Christian times transferred to Candlemas: ōn lūan aidche samnai coricci lūan aidchi imbuilc, TBC-I¹ 2999. on lúan re samain sáinriuth cossin cetáin iar n-imbulc (ier bfel Brigde v.l. Stowe), TBC-LL¹ 2473. o lúan taite ṡamna co tate imbuilg (go taitte n-earraigh v.l. , Stowe), 3186 . fromad cach bíd iar n-urd | issed dlegair i n-Imbulc, Hib. Min. 49.27 . iar n-imbulc, ba garb a ngeilt `after Candlemas (rough was their herding),' Metr. Dinds. iii 370.61 . Fanciful etymological explanation: óimelc .i. ōi-meilg .i. is[ī] aimser andsin tic as cāirach. melg .i. ass arinní mblegar, Corm. Y 1000.

1 melg

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Forms: mlig-, melg, melgg, mealg

n o, n.? cf. mealg n-etha, quoted below. Milk (a deriv. from root mlig- `to milk'?): melgg .i. as, arinni mblegar, Corm. Y 861. melg .i. as, O'Dav. 1228. melg [melgg, mealg MSS.] .i. sugh [suth F.] ut est: tóla mesa melgaib scoth .i. sugh [suth F.] ina sgothaib ` juice ', 1271 . m.¤ .i. as ┐ m.¤ .i. súgh fobith isberar cid fri cuirm mealg n-etha ale is called milk of corn (a kenning?), H 3.18 p. 72 ( O'Curry 114 ). meilg .i. bainne, O'Cl. milc .i. bainne, ut est etlo senmilc (sic leg.; sinmilc, v.l.) .i. a milc a luim doetlo as a sinibh, O'Dav. § 1215 = etlod senmilg, CIH i 144.30 ( Mar. Dis. 28 § 5 ). Cf. Philarg. 20b : sinum lactis .i. genus uasis .i. bomilge ( Thes. ii 48 , cf. 363 and Ascoli ccclxxvii ). Apparently some kind of vessel for milk. See also oimelc .

oimelc

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n ( = imbolc?) the beginning of Spring, Candlemass (or rather milking Stud. Celt. xiv-xv 109 , xxxix 134 ): o.¤ .i. oi-meilg .i. isi aimser andsin tic ass [sic leg.] cairach (i.e. the season for sheep's milk), Corm. Y 1000 (omelgg, Laud 610 . ommelgg, Uí Maine , Stud. Celt. xxxix 134 ) = Corm. p. 33 s.v. oí.

ommalg

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n o (mligid; see Stud. Celt. xiv-xv 109 ) milking : bai occ omulc 'cows being milked', EIF 522 § 1 (11) . Cf. imbolc, óimelc .