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boicṡimin

Cite this: eDIL s.v. boicṡimin or dil.ie/6293

Forms: -ṡiminn, -ṡibin(n)

n (1 boc + simin) also -ṡiminn, -ṡibin(n), reed, bulrush: boigithir fri boigsibind for lār aba, TBC-I¹ 2368. immar bocsimind (bhoigsibhind, v.l.) ri sruth, TBC-LL¹ 2591. tri fichit traigh fat cacha cu[r]caisi (.i. boigsibhni) dib, BB 494a32 ( ZCP xxx 128 ). boicshimhne is fidhbadh forsin conair sin, Marco P. 101. di boc-sibnibh dubhoib o ro dubtis a ten `of black bulrushes', RC xii 68.1 . a soighthighibh buigshibhne, Isaiah xviii 2. chomhra buigbhinne, Exodus ii 3. Cf. bogbhuinne `a twig or wicker, a bullrush, a soft rush', P. O'C. boigneach (< boigsímneach), boigṡimhín, boigṡíbhín, boigsiomha, ibid. na bi mar bhoigsimha acad ghluasacht . . . leis gach aen ghaith, ITS xxix 127.29 . ciseān dlúth do shlataibh boicimin ( Exodus ii 3 ), Stair an Bhíobla ii 90.18 ( Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. v ).