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Cite this: eDIL s.v. tomus or dil.ie/41377

 

Forms: toimseo, toimsi, toimsiu, toimsi

n u(later o, see GOI § 309 ), m. g s. in toimseo , Ml. 20a21 . toimsi, Laws ii 250.23 . a pl. toimsiu, Anecd. v 27.z

(a) act of weighing, measuring; considering: crand lethanchend bís oc t.¤ aenpinginde tomais, Corm. 35.z . a th.¤ co glé, SR 2707 . ungi co leith issed boí and íarna th.¤ , LU 1933 . co mbad erlaimite t.¤ in argait, PH 4513 . na feasa do th.¤ , ACL iii 240 § 3 . ní biad mac Dechtere i fos | co fagbad drui dia thomos `to discover it,' LU 3551 ( SCC 29 ). fada is beithe ar tí a thomhais `considering it,' Dán Dé iv 1 . gāir choīcat chruittire cōir ... isin tich īarna th.¤ , ZCP viii 272 § 64 . eol dam senchas na sruithe ... o fil cech tráith na th.¤ | in gairm gnáth, Metr. Dinds. iv 82.35 . ná sir forus nach foighi | ag tomhus bloidhi ḟir Eini, IGT Decl. ex. 1127 . dá dtomhas féin riú féin, 2 Cor. x 12.

Metaphorically: co raibe comfad cuirp ... ar na thomhas hi tulmaing na talman, MR 260.4 . adcunnaic bean luathmor ... a mullach an morsleibe ac t.¤ an tromcnuicc sin go tairbeach da troithibh meruibh traversing , Lib. Flav. ii 6a14 .

(b) measure, quantity, amount. General: in toimseo .i. inna ermiten feid, Ml. 35c23 . indaas ar tomusnai .i. in ti in chumachtai fil linni is laigiu són indaas chumachta. doinachtae crist, 26b6 . do aentaigset mathe fer n-Eirenn t.¤ nae anal ┐ innsci do cach iar na miad, Laws i 18.y Comm. no ordaigfidh cach ní ... itir creich ┐ cunnrad ┐ toimsi techta, BB 433a40 . ri ro choimsig na grada | co toimsib cech degdana, SR 678 . sé comartha dec drochthacrai .i. ... t.¤ fri arddu, LL 345e14 . mes .i. ó ṡúil ┐ t.¤ ó laim. No mes .i. enneclainne ┐ t.¤ .i. tochusa, O'Dav. 1244. mó do thomhus triochad chéad `greater is it in number of cantreds,' Content. v 34 . grádh ar nach téid tomhas, PBocht 4.7 . cen t.¤ immeasurable: a thrīath gan tomhus, ZCP x 348 § 14 . ifreann gan tomhas, TSh. 6444 . caire (.i. brethemh) re tomeas (.i. breth .i. bretha), ZCP v 485 § 4 (B. na f.). ? seinistir fri toimsi dein, SR 2469.

Of weight: in morth.¤ gl. pondus, Ml. 33c17 . in tomais il .i. in toimseo truim gl. ponderis, 20a21 . a grāinib gach tomas, Corm. Y 975 . mane techel ┐ faires .i. umir ┐ tomhus ┐ foghail, BB 31b44 . go gcuireann i meidh an bhreitheamhais i n-aimsir an bháis iad ┐ nach faghann an tomhas cóir ionnta, TSh. 3645 . .u. tomais ... d'or ... ┐ .xii. ungi in gach t.¤ dib sin, CCath. 1525 v.l.

Of dimension: hon t.¤ chumscaightiu gl. admota dimensione, Ml. 37d13 . cestnuighthir do th.¤ ┐ do figuir ... na haircce, Rawl. 70a14 . ordluch lutun on fir do ní in t.¤ o laimh, Laws ii 232.22 Comm. do toimsib laime techta fil fri mesu ocus toimsiu, 246.9 . as e sin t.¤ timcill o cercall an uisce ┐ na talman, Ir. Astr. Tr. 134.14 . caint.¤ cen immfordol, SR 4234 . 'ma cuaird focheird a toimsi | iar sreith suairc fri sirsoillsi, 169 . secht cét traiged a thomoss, LL 28b12 . t.¤ tighe mec ind Ócc ... mō secht traigid, mō secht cēt, ZCP viii 108.11 . toighéabhaidh toimhse na múr, DDána 93.36 .

(c) g s. as adj. measured, measuring: mer do laim fir toimsi techta, Laws ii 250.23 . ceithri imglaici laime toimsi techta, 254.9 . do bherad an miach tomhais bai ann forsan faithche, BNnÉ 9.19 . is fiche traigedh tomhais a leithet, SG 112.2 . ag cor shlaite tomais na huaighi fría, Leb. Gab.(i) i 58 n. 10 . slat tomhais na trócuire, DDána 54.27 . cloch rígthomais `a standard weight,' Caithr. Thoirdh. 93.5 . fo mám tomais, see 1 mám.

(d) In phr. fo th.¤ towards, seeking: na tainic fo th.¤ duine urrdalta, Laws iii 404 20 Comm. in tan tainic fo t.¤ tuaithi airithi hi, iii 424.16 Comm. manib fo t.¤ flatha urdalta tainic acht re cendaigecht, O'D. 1605 ( H 5.15, 11b ). cibe tuamas fo tangatar na dama ... mas fo th.¤ in fir tancatar, O'D. 2253 ( Rawl. B 506, fo. 19c ). Cf. ba thómos a thigi tháncabair ` for the sake of ,' MU² 855.

(e) metre, poetry: t.¤ .i. mensura laisin Laitneoir ... caitet a gnee ... t.¤ filideachta ┐ t.¤ bairdni ┐ t.¤ prosta, Auraic. 750 - 5 . aenfidh fregras in t, do dhibh taebomnaibh, 1382 . caide t.¤ cach hae a illabaibh, IT iii 24 § 6 . fo tobur tomsi, Anecd. v 27z .

(f) riddle, guess: ní thiocfa ... gan tomhus do thuigse | tar doras an dúnaidhse, DDána 58.16 . do b'é bun na dtri tomhus | sí do chur ó chomhshonus, 17 . cuirfe mé tomhus annois oruibh, Judg. xiv 12.