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ítharnae

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n io (1 íth + feórna) a rush light, candle: itharnnae .i. ith ┐ feorna, .i. semend, ar it glaine, ┐ ith na cethra notēged isna cainnle apud ueteress. Aliter: ith ┐ ornnae .i. orn orgain .i. orcuin itha, Corm. Y 735. i.¤ .i. ith ┐ feornae .i. ō ro tuimter. nó ithid feornae, O'Mulc. 766. adann .i. āenītharna ... ītharna | mad dia tecma i llīthadba | ..., Corm. Y 69. Equated with cainnel: tri imglaice do cainnlib cona toimsib techtaib, ocht nduirn a fot cach itharna, Laws ii 250.z . fot cach itharna .i. fot cacha cainnli dib iar na roinn da dluighi do chur itha innti, 252.14 Comm. seot hi luchair nae .i. oen ithornae do thabuirt for flaith i tech, O'Curry 878 (< H 3.18, p. 393b ). ní sorche suilse ind ítharni (marginal note), ZCP viii 175.18 .

tummaid, tu(i)mmid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tummaid, tu(i)mmid or dil.ie/42467
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: tummud, tumtha, tomtha

v (a) dips, plunges, immerses: tummis G. irlund a gai issin n-abaind, LU 1747 . ro thuim a láim isin n-uisce, Trip.² 120 . o ro-thúm ... in mboimb is-in fhín, PH 5142 . do tumadh isin loch oighridh iad d'athnugud a peine, Aisl. Tond. 129.32 . fionn-choire ... go n-a lán fola ann; gonadh ann ró tomthaoi an tsleagh ... do bháthadh a neimhe, CRR² 78.26 . fech cia dhinn is lía do thúm | a lamh a bhfolaib eachtrunn (sic leg.), Rel. Celt. ii 294.11 . íomdha méirge in ar thúm a lámh many the standard into which he has plunged his hand (a sign of victory ?), 294.15 . dar thum a bhos san bhrataigh (sic leg. Ref. to origin of Red Hand of Ulster), 292.23 . tum do ghreim annsa bhfinégra, Ruth ii 14 . tumsat [ ] cen tacha trá `they bathed their blades abundantly,' Metr. Dinds. iv 314.11 . tuimther rig-caindell romór acut i clud na rátha-so ammuig plant , RC xiii 68 15.

(b) Of dipping a candle, etc.: itharnae .i. ith ┐ feornae .i. ō ro tuimter , O'Mulc. 766.

(c) Various: falls (madly) in love : tummis rind ruisc a menman ind gazed longingly at him (?) (Medea and Jason), TTr. 284 . tumais C. rinn a ruisc a ndeilb Sh., ML² 178 . winks, beckons (?) : ferais in ben fáilti fris ┐ tommaid .i. smétid fora súile, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 58 § 32 , cf. § 34 . ? nadríg roacht co fír fortacht fri tumthá brón báis, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10.15 .

Vn. tummud.

Part. coinnle tumtha dipped candles, Lism. L. 1995 . As subst. caeptha .i. ainm do amadan ... in druth ┐ in caeptha ... in fer lethcuinn .i. [in] gebtha nó in tomtha .i. [in] beria[d] rinntach, `the dipt one,' O'Dav. 485.