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1 úaimm

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Forms: úaim

n, n. (later also i, f.) (vn. of úaigid) úaim f. (acht canamhain aice), IGT, Decl. § 149.9 .

(a) act of sewing, stitching (úaim .i. fuaighel, O'Cl.): uaimm n-etaig, Rule of Tallaght § 55 . ní talla a leni de acht mad fria huaim nó a nighi `he may not take off his shirt, except it be to stitch ... it,' Ériu vii 140 § 3 . bui siom oc huamim ara cind `sewing,' Mon. Tall. § 60 . beirt ghlégheal mun gillu mór | sí arna húaim ule d'ór, Anecd. i 33 § 67 . is i ind og sin ba druinech cumtha ┐ huamma etaig C. Cille, Fél. 42.10 . uaim ┐ cumu ┐ druinuchus dia n-ingeanaib sewing and cutting out and embroidery (of the education of the daughters of the aire désa), Laws ii 154.7 Comm. um cheann uama na n-eang sróill `at the sewing,' TD 29.16 . ag síoruaim óir ildealbhaigh, 27.10 . As mock npr.: Snathat ingen Uama (v.l. in Uammai), Anecd. ii 56.4 . Attrib. gen.: (metaph.) snathad uamma na hairdríghe `the knitting needle of the arch-sovereignty,' ALC i 486.15 (of a king of Magh Luirg). grís ghrádha Dé ┐ na comharsan, is snáth uama dona subháilcibh, TSh. 1708 . snáth uama an duine re Dia `chain binding man to God,' PBocht 8.35 (of St. Francis of Assisi). snáth uama an fhóid Loghasa (of a chief), TD 16.44 . snáth úaimme Gaídheal is Gall | saoirḟear Muaidhe ni marand, IGT, Decl. ex. 1972 (the ex. is marked lochdach , probably because of the irreg. g s. uaimme). a shnáth úaime (: úaine) Achaidh Ir `thou binding cord,' SGS iv 138.1 .

(b) a seam, fastening, joining : ni bui tra tomailt na uaimm snathati isin inar-sin, PH 2862 (of Christ's garment). teilm .i. tell-uaim .i. tobae īall ┐ a n-ūamann, Corm. Y 1215 (LB has tell-ḟuaim). Of the fastenings of shoes: ro heitterdhelighitt a n-assa friú iar sccaoíleadh i nuamann (leg. a n-u.¤) lás an ffleachadh `their shoes had fallen off, their seams having been loosened by the wet,' AFM vi 1900.14 = iar ndíoscaoiledh a n-uamann ┐ a naidhmchengal, Hugh Roe² § 9 (f. 4a) . Of quilts : gur maidedar uamanna na ccoilcedh batar faoi, TBC-LL¹ 2236 . úammand a cholcthech, 109 . Of quivers : atconnairc dano solustaitnem na saigetbolg ... arna coimeccur ... inn ochurdruimnib a n-uamann `in the edge-rims of their seams,' CCath. 5456 . Of ensigns : co mbrechtradh druadh ... ina n-uamannaib, 4932 . Here perh.: | do sgáoil naidm a húamainn óir, IGT, Decl. ex. 1978 .

(c) act of joining together, welding; freq. of house-building; a joint (in architect.): comhla sholus dá huaim d'ord (v.l. go nuaim n-ord) | ris an ndorus ... do fuaigheadh cearcall clár ndearg nailed with a hammer (? ) Ir. Monthly 1923, 641 ( DDána 119.18 ). a buird 'n-a áitibh gá n-uaim | mar táithtir truaill cuilg re céir its planks (?) being welded into their places as a sword-scabbard is welded with wax , Ir. Monthly 1923, 643 ( DDána 119.35 ). a c(h)rannghal sa c(h)loch aolta | gar da chéile a ccomhaonta; | dealughadh ga nuaim ni bhfuil, Ériu v 60.123 . gach brugh dar bhris ... | budh saothrach ar a ghruaidh ngil | ag uaim aolchloch 'na n-áitibh, DDána 92.17 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 328 ). córaide a uaim amhlaidh sin | an ráth chéadna ar chath L., DDána 81.10 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 373 ). d'uaim na háirce `to build the Ark,' Studies 1938, 600 . d'uaim chláraidh, do dheilbh dhabhcha `that he might join timbers,' Studies 1925, 404 . Here, perhaps: an rabhadur san ráith tall | sreath ghabhlach go ngrés uamann, L. Cl. A. B. 183.94 . Cf. udhma .i. uaim ar in fidh .i. is ed a crand bis air, O'Dav. 1615 .

Of uniting a head to its body: uaim a chínn re colaind M., IGT, Decl. ex. 1749 .

(d) act of composing, putting together (verse, prose, etc.): ad maithi d'ūaim lāide, ACL iii 306 § 10 . díolfad re hArt a fhuarán | do laoidh fhúair re gaibhnecht ghloin | 's a huaim re haidhmbert n-ughdoir, L. Cl. A. B. 218.16 . Cf. reim .i. re uama aei a indi an tan is filidhecht : no uaim dognither i reidhe cen comuaim tomuis dligthig an tan is bairnde [= bairdne], Auraic. 3587 (= 781 ). i ffilliud re uamma na hai `inflexion while composing the ai,' 1638 . ní fhuighthe ar uaim na rithlearg | umhla ó fhearaibh ísilcheard `alliterative rhapsody,' Studies 1925, 404.7 (see 2 úaimm). lorg na gcló tre choigle cáigh | do badh cáir 'n-a oigdhe d'uaim, DDána 38.13 ( Ir. Monthly 1928, 380 ). Cf. leabhair uama is iris, Begley-MacCurtin, Introd. poem § 4 .

(e) uniting, making one (a country, people, etc.); union, concord : an tráth do shaoil Éire a huaim, DDána 110.6 ( Ir. Monthly 1920, 208 ). dá leigeadh Dia Éire dh'uaim, DDána 94.11 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 461 ). d'úaim na ríghi gabh do ghormlainn `to unite the kingdom,' SGS iv 138.4 . ag úaim bhánḟuinn ḟáid Féilim, IGT, Decl. ex. 601 . ar úaim Éireann, Ridgeway Essays 350 § 50 . fear le mbeirear búaidh gach aonbháire, | úaim gach gaolbháidhe i ngeimhil órnaoídhe, L. Cl. A. B. 147.34 . briathra fádh is fuighle naomh | dá huaimse dot ḟolt bharrchlaon `mate her with thee,' TD 1.52 . a síodh d'uaim d'aon-ghuth do b'áil to make peace between them , DDána 103.23 ( Ir. Monthly 1923, 532 ). ó do scáil uaim ar n-aignidh `since he scattered the concord of our affection' (or: broke the tie ), Ériu iv 220.16 .

Compds.: ¤brechtrad: cét ronn findruine aca uaimmbreachtrad its variegated stitching , Lism. L. Pref. xxx (in descrip. of the Barr Briuin). ¤ecor: lann thana í [leg. i] dtruailleabaidh sheing, | mana a huaimeguir d'Éirinn, L. Cl. A. B. 98.152 .

2 úam, úaim, úama

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Forms: úamh, úaim, úama, huam, úaim, úaimh, uai, uaim, uama, uaimh, uai, huai, uaimh, uama, uam, uamaid, uamhaigh, n-uamaidh, huamai, huama, úamh, húama, húaime, huamad, uai, húaim, uaim, úaimh, uamai, uamaidh, uamadh, uamhaidh, uamhaigh, uam, úama, uamh, uamanna, uamh, uamanna, n-uamhadh, uamann, huamai, uamhoibh, uamannaib, huaim

n three forms are found : úamh ā, f. ( IGT, Decl. § 39 ). úaim i, f. ( IGT, Decl. § 42 ). úama d, f. ( IGT, Decl. § 4 ). Sometimes n in pl., see. exx. below. n s. huam Sg. 52b6 . úaim, IGT, Decl. ex. 436 ; ex. 1438 . an úaimh , ex. 124 , ex. 478 . uai, ZCP viii 106.29 . Todd Lect. vi 44 . in uaim , PH 523 . in uama , Todd Lect. vi 48 . a du. an da uaimh , BNnÉ 68 § 109 . a s. uai, Ml. 39a3 . PH 447 . huai, SR 6350 . uaimh, TD 16.38 . in uama , PH 350 . uam, 1083 . uamaid, 1036 . Todd Lect. vi 49 . uamhaigh, Ériu i 28.177 . 183 . a n-uamaidh , Fl. Earls 208.8 . g s. na huamai , SR 6354 . na huama , PH 351 . Todd Lect. vi 47 . úamh, IGT, Decl. ex. 55 . na húama , IGT, Decl. ex. 616 . na húaime , ex. 1165 . na huamad , PH 6367 . Todd Lect. vi 48 . d s. uai, SR 6382 . PH 6282 . Études Celt. i 87.7 . a húaim C., LU 8762 . uaim, PBocht 124 § 18 . TD 16.41 . úaimh, IGT, Decl. ex. 578 , ex. 1336 . uamai, PH 1003. 1005 . O'Gr. Cat. 357.25 . uamaidh, ZCP vi 93.9 . RC xi 129.5 . asin uamadh , [leg. -aidh?] BNnÉ 68 § 109 . i n-uamhaidh , AFM vi 2260.13 . a n-uamhaigh , ZCP xi 122.21 . uam, PH 957 . n p. úama, TBC-LL¹ 5044 . uamh, TSh. 8118 . uamanna, PH 7746 . a p. uamh, Ir. Monthly 1920, 596 § 27 . Cog. 253.11 . uamanna, Cog. 188.2 . g p. na n-uamhadh , Dán Dé v 41 . uamann, LB 154b48 . d p. huamai, SR 1896 . uamhoibh, L. Cl. A. B. 112.28 . uamannaib , LU 1328 .

(a) a cave : huam (gl. specus), Sg. 52b6 . is inann antrum tri Laidin ┐ umha (v.l. uama) no clais a Gaedilg, Rosa Angl. 210.7 . trí dorcha Hérenn: úam Chnogba, ú.¤ Slángae, dercc Ferna, Triads 42 . Uaimh Pádraig (i.e. St. Patrick's purgatory), TD ii 288 . Uaimh Letha ib. (i.e. `The Sibyls' Cave,' S. Leslie, St. Patrick's Purgatory, 1932, p. 165 ). Uaimh Achaidh Alda ..., uaimh Cnoghbhai, uaimh Fert Bodain ..., ┐ Uaimh mnā an Gobhand ... d'orgain lasna Gallaib, AFM i 496 = AU 862 . For other exx. of n.l. see Onom. uaim becc co crú asaine innte, Todd Lect. vi 44 . ro gair in úama, Mer. Uil. 76 . a s. fofúair ... huaim , SR 6350 . in tan ro-sia in uama, PH 350 . dochoid ... Ioseph isin uamaid, Todd Lect. vi 49 . fri huamaid anair, PH 6338 . tar isin uamhaigh, Ériu i 28.183 . a breth a n-uaim (of a distress), Laws ii 128.15 . g s. is amlaid tra bói in tech sin ┐ cóir uama bice ann, Todd Lect. vi 42 . cloch búadha i ndédchnáim do dornchla | sbécláir úamha dorcha duid, IGT, Decl. ex. 55 . tochailt uaimhe, Keat. ii 3541 . inotacht na huamad-sin, PH 6367 . d s. dochuaid Saúl immach asind uaim, SR 6382 . badhbh ag búain chrú dod chrúisigh | do dhúisigh thú a n-úaimh ḟásaigh, IGT, Decl. ex. 578 . tucsat ceand Eoin leo as in uama a mbói, PH 957 . o mbatar na fir noemu isind uamaid, PH 1003 . n p. andar leis bátar úama ursloicthi atchonnaic and, TBC-LL¹ 5044 . Metaph.: uamanna accu (i.e. the devils) i n-a híchtar, PH 7746 . a p. a shluagh an domhain déanaidh | uamha doimhne i ndroibhéalaibh, Ir. Monthly 1920, 596.27 . ro sir ... uamanna na Fotla, Cog. 188.2 . d p. basa i n-uamannaib dorchaib, LU 1320 . inn uam[h]annaip ... ṡlebhe Peil, CCath. 5632 . i nhuamaib tírmaib talman, SR 1896 .

(b) a den, wild beast's lair : cuirfidh leanabh a lámh ar úamhuigh an chocatrís, Isaiah xi 8 . do dhéna mé Ierusalem, na cárnuibh, ┐ na húamhuigh dhragún, Jeremiah ix. 11 . do bhádhbhair ... at uaimh fhaolchon allmhardha `a den of foreign wolves' (of Enniskillen Castle), Studies 1922, 409 . ar ndul d'amharc uamha an leómhain, TD 16.37 . i n-imeal na huamha, ib. 38 . do theilgiodar é a n-úaimh na leomhan, Dan. vi 16 . a fox's earth: atáid uamha ag na sionnchaibh = `foveas' TSh. 8118 . do chuaid sé [viz. an sinnach] ... dá uamhaidh féin, SG 3.33 . go huaimh an tsinnaig, ib. 37 . a robber's den, a den of thieves : baile eisidhe baí i na uaimh lattronn, ┐ i na mhuine meirle (of a castle), AFM vi 2106.21 . da-ronsabar-si imorro di innossa co n-id uaim latrand ┐ cennaiged hi (: Matthew xxi 13 ) PH 4397 . ní heclas, acht úam latrand ┐ tádat a hainm la Críst, Ériu i 219z . Rule of Tallaght § 57 . ceall dia ndentar uaim tadhut, Laws v 118.3 . tech dia ndentar uaim tadhut, 160.3 .

(c) a cellar; crypt, vault : iar siriud a tiged ┐ a n-uamann, LB 154b48 . co rucad maithes na cathrach ... co muoi isin úaimh, Anecd. ii 54.17 . fo altōir mōir na heguilsi uaimh i n-a ffiuilit taisi ┐ adhnacal deich mīle martīr, Fl. Earls 210.10 .

(d) an underground passage or souterrain : uaim élaid ro bói acum-sa assin cathraig immach fon talmain ... (lit. cave of escape ), Mer. Uil. 222 . dorighneadh uaimh talmhan go roibh [ag] tarraing faoi in c[haislēn], Cín Lae Ó Meall. 16.3 . (for the confinement of prisoners:) sarcomrac cip no cuithe no uamha for inndilsech, O'Curry 2385 ( Eg. 88 f. 30 (31)a ). a catacomb : eirgit a n-uamaidh thalman ... .i. relec Calisti, Fl. Earls 208.8 . isan uamaidh sin tra ro bhíttiss apstail ... an Tigherna for imgabāil ┐ for teithedh na n-anchristaigedh, ib. 11 .

(e) a grave, tomb : ullmaigthe in uamh fám comair `the grave,' O'Gr. Cat. 347.3 . ní cúis uabair a Dé dam | mé sin uamhaid am aonar `in the tomb', ib. 4 . an cholann do chor i n-uaimh iomdhomhain urghránna, TSh. 1108 . laoich ... i n-uamhoibh criadh go cumhang, L. Cl. A. B. 112.28 . do éirigh tusa an treas tráth | ón uaimh gérbh éachtra ionghnáth, A. Ó Dálaigh xlvii 10 . an t-aonmhadh lá déag a-droigh | cách a huamhaibh 's a hallaibh, DDána 29.16 .

(f) a pit : an tan do fhuilngeadar a bheith tarnocht san uaimh thalmhan (i.e. Joseph), TSh. 4688 . nó-go tuitenn se i n-uamaid in báis (metaph.) PH 7734 . Of hell : do-ní Dia an uaimh ifreannda gona pianaibh do bhagar ar na peacthachaibh, TSh. 6783 . mairg ricfad uaim ifirn áin, Ériu ii 229 § 6 . gin i n-uaimh Ifeirn ... gan omhan trés an uamhaidh, Studies 1936, 67.25 . do chreachthóir úamha ifirn (i.e. Christ), IGT, Decl. ex. 1312 . a n-íchtar uaime ifrinn, SG 45.25 . (Cf. gríos na n-uamhadh gach re n-am | bhíos na fhuaradh dom anam, Dán Dé v 41 . gríos na huamhadh gach ré n-am | bhíos 'na fhuaradh don anam, TSh. 6220 ).

(g) of a pool : atá uaimh uiscci do lethtáob na hecailsi `a pool of water,' Maund. 153 . Cf.: fodhomhain, -uaimh, eas, slugán, a gulf , Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 340 ).

(h) of an oven : a cur a nuamhaigh no ar tine no go nderrna min de, Irish Texts v 8.5 . a mbeal na huamha at the oven's mouth , ITS xvi 120.14 . re haghaidh aráin dollmhúghadh is an uamha, 10 . sluasad iaruinn aco le ttógbhaidís an tarán as an uamha, 13 . Cf. 1 úamain .

(i) in Laws: fortoing cach uaim cach ulaid .i. uillidhe na iath in ulaidh cumdacht .i. airde na in ferann a mbidhsi, O'Curry 1384 ( H 3.18 629a ) i.e. `the superior (ulaid) swears upon the inferior (uaim),' Plummer MS notes. oll uaim bis fo aill (etym. gl. on ollam), Laws v 28. 16 .

Compds. ¤choimetaide warden of a cave : uamchoimetaide thige Mail M., Anecd. ii 54.18 . ¤dorus a cave-door, entrance : is edh ba tegdais ┐ ba leaba ligi do, uamdorus dilenn mór fil isin carraic-si, CCath. 2908 . oslaicter bar n-uamdoirsi pianta ┐ riagta, 4261 . ina mbattor d'uamdoirsib iffirn i tir na T. ro hosslaicit in adaigh sin, 4317 . ¤ḟochla a pit : clasacha ┐ úamhḟochladha talmhan ro claidhset an Gaoidhelsluagh for ciund na nGall, Hugh Roe 170.15 (f. 45b) . ¤poll: Gráinne ... do mheall sí Diarmuid ... go ndeachaidh lé i n-uamhphollaibh, Gadelica i 241.15 . ¤scailp a cave-cleft : uaimscailp (v.l. uamscailp) urgranna ... inn accomul cairrci slébhe E. `a cavernous cleft,' CCath. 4106 . ¤thech f. a cave-dwelling : i n-uamthig (v.l. uamaibh) thalman, TTebe 148.179 (v.l. uamaid). Of a fox's earth : go ndechaidh [an sinnach] for teithed ana uaimthigh, BNnÉ 104 § 7 . ¤tholl a cavern, cavernous hole : ro ansomh budhein ... i n-uarbhothaibh uaiccneacha, ┐ i nuamhthollaibh talman `caverns underground,' AFM vi 2260.11 . i scailpib carracc ┐ i n-uamtollaib talman, CCath. 3083 , 3960 .

2 uim

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Forms: uim

n ` earth ': uim .i. talamh, O'Cl. uim (v.l. uaime, umh) talamh go ttortaidhe, Metr. Gl., Ff. 67 . uim `.i. talamh the earth rather um q.v.,' P. O'C.

Compd. ¤chrith `an earthquake ,' P. O'C.