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éigem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éigem or dil.ie/19757
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: éigem, egem, t-eigem, égim, eigim, eigi, égim, eighem, eighemh, égium, éigheam, éighme, -égim, -eigim, éghim, eigme, hegme, éighmhe, eigmea, eigme, eidhme, égmib, éighmhibh

n ā, f. later also o, m. n s. éigem , LL 264a12 . egem, Corm. Y 542 . RC xii 96.1 . in t-eigem , Laws iii 242.15 Comm. Eochairsg. 65.11 . égim, TBC-LL¹ 644 . eigim ZCP viii 264 § 21 . a s. eigi, Ériu ii 26.9 . égim, 208 § 32 . eighem, YBL 7a27 . eighemh, ITS xii 4.16 . égium, PH 2112 . éigheam, TSh. 4380 . g s. éighme, TTr.² 1081 . d s. -égim, BDD 40 . -eigim, TBC-LL¹ 2582 (= -égem, TBC-I¹ 1922 ). éghim, RC x 56.13 v.l. n p. eigme, TBC-I¹ 2057 . na hegme LU 26b6 = RC x 58 . éighmhe (: Éirne), TD 16.71 . a p. eigmea, Ml. 113b7 . eigme, TBC-I¹ 477 . eidhme, ZCP vi 67. 19 . d p. égmib, PH 8305 . éighmhibh, ML 108.15 .

A scream, cry; screaming, calling aloud: is airdarcu dúin sanas na da neoch aile éigem a whisper is plainer to us than is a shout to another LL 264a12 = MU 16.2 . á n-eigmea ón (gl. morientium gemitus) Ml. 113b7 . muc...for a muin ┐ si oc síregim, BDD 38 ; 40 . óengáir guil ┐ éighme, TTr.² 1081 . atnaig a thri eigme as...co clos fo thir Breg....cach eigim triana hardchenn, ZCP viii 264 § 21 . eidhme amluatha etréna, ZCP vi 67.19 . as e dorinne an eighemh sin, BS 4.17 . do-rat gáir tróm ┐ égium dermáir ass, PH 2112 . dusrat scret ┐ eigem os aird, Fl. Earls 140.12 . Esp. a cry of distress or alarm; a warning shout; summons: eigem fri hecin, Dinds. 159 = LL 170bz . ro héged immumsa (oc tabairt tana bó uait)...tanacaisiu fon égim, IT i 102.1 . TBC-I¹ 477 . techt fo égim attending to a cry of distress Ériu ii 208 § 32 . LU 26b7 (= RC x 58.5 ). is degóir (leg. degḟóir) éigmi, 'speedy help in answer to a call of alarm' TBC-LL² 4649 . ro eirgettar-side fóna heimghibh, AFM v 1784.18 . fer braith no eigmei one who watches or raises the alarm (?) Laws i 176.11 Comm. Cf. éigme.