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airimbert

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airimbert or dil.ie/2113

Forms: airimmirt, airmeirt, airmimbirt

n ā, f. Vn. of ar-imbir. Also airimmirt and airmeirt, airmimbirt (cf. airmert).

(a) act of practising, exercising: ro boí . . . C. oc airimbert (? -birt) ( airbert, TBC-I¹ 1507 ) gascid hi túamaim a scéith, LU 5975 . In concrete sense: gabais Oiséne a arm ┐ a a.¤ (arimbertæ, airmberta, airmbimbert v.ll.) `accoutrements', Fianaig. 24.5 .

(b) act of preparing, arrangement, plan: for airimmeirt sluaigh ┐ sochaighi, LL 400b10 . is í airmeirt (airimirt, airimmert v.ll.) ar a tarla Césair `project', CCath. 1756 . intan . . . do batar na hairm[b]erta (hairimbirta, hairmberta, v.ll.) sin isin Roim `when those preparations were made in R.', 1194 . nír' som mín in imbeirt (airimmirt v.l.) dorónsat, CCath. 1709 . airimberta ingnathaichi `unwonted preparations', 2623 . cia airimbirt dogentais i frestal in catha, 1092 .

(c) act of intending, contemplating, attempting: ic airimbirt teichidh, CCath. 3560 . oc arimmirt marbtha na macraide, LB 141a21 . Note also: oc airmirt (airṅirt MS., with m-stroke over expuncted n) techta thairis, LU 2150 ( FA 22 ).