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boim(m)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. boim(m) or dil.ie/6311
Last Revised: 2019

n n, [n.] Later m. (boingid, cf. Wortk. 204 and boing). GOI § 332. bit, morsel, piece, fragment: dothuarthed boimm leis de quinque panibus, Trip. 242.10 . intí dia tibér-sa in mboimm-sea don bairgin, PH 2373. boim do aran eorna, Lism. L. 2734. bóimm bec do bairgin eornai, Fél.² lxi 44 . (In penitential ration, perh. denoting some specific measure) da laa deac for dhib bommanaib du cach (read deac ? ed.) bargine toimsi cona n-annlund di ass `morsels', Ériu xix 66 § 28 , v 46.25 . an tomhas arain da ngoirthi boim `mouthful', Rule of Tallaght 16 § 28. i mbommannaib arberad bith ind lítain (perh. n.pr.) a cuid uili `in morsels', Mon. Tall. 135.9 . log berrtha . . . im in mboim (sic leg.) berrtha .i. sruban, ochtmadh bairgine, ┐ comfat eim na sceine do saill `shaving morsel' (i.e. `wages of shaving'), Laws i 132.20 Comm. b.¤ sceota see 2 sceota. mac boma nua `a fresh-diet- boy', Laws ii 176.20 Comm. In name of a category of poet ​: bard bomma, UR 55.3 . boim don leine srebnaidhi sroill boi imbe `a strip', Grail 2410 . plural in various phases: bom(m)an(n) ega fragments of ice, hailstones (see 1 aig). bud lir bommon egai fua cosaib gregai, RC xii 92 § 119. bit lir bomanna ┐ rl., BDD² 986. combús lir bomanna ega, LL 12207 (TBC). lir bomanna egha matan gaimhridh numerous as fragments of ice, Hugh Roe 216.14 . a tuitim uile i n-a mbomannaib fiar-bristi in fragments broken across (of shields), ML² 1821.