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comméit

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comméit or dil.ie/11512

n (méit) equal, proportionate size, amount, quantity : comméd .i. comma a méd ┐ indī dianda coimmēid, Corm. Y 269 . is comméitt no is cutruma dlegur don aire, Laws iv 68.16 Comm. iar comet ┐ iar comhlaiget, BB 277a29 `be it great or be it little', Leb. Cert. 184.6 . an coimméd cedna dhó, CS 288.3 . With gen.: isin gréin . . . / sé commet dec in talman, SR 300 . dorat a thri ch.¤ im E. subjected E. to three times as much, LU 8248 ( FB 19 ). dotéirged indala n-ai immach commeit chori cholbthaigi (an eye), 3262 ( SCC 5 ) (adjectival? See below). inis a comeíd, BB 40a27 . gan coimmēid n-aonordlaig / d' esbaid, ZCP viii 211.21 . With art. and follg. DI: laisin comeit sin do re, Laws i 236.16 Comm. in coimeid sin do ulc do denum, BB 437b39 . Note also: comet a rucad d'almaib as many herds as were carried off, Ann. Conn. 1307.10 .

As adj.: do chloind chomadais ch.¤ ample, Metr. Dinds. iv 188.28 . comméitt cadhais iatt aráon, BNnÉ 256.11 . lochaid . . . comet sinchu (with a p. like equat.) as large as foxes, ZCP xxx 132.13 . = medithir sinnchu, Alex. 749 . iatlanna móra coméit columnai, 740 . coimeid re colpaigh mbliadna (of salmon), KMMisc. 314.21 . Adv. ba coimméd ra marbdaois (sic leg.) were alike slain (clerics and laymen), TFrag. 208.7 . Inflected forms in adjectival use (cf. comméite): in corthe már . . . comméte fris fessin, LU 5750 . roptar cutrumma comméti (of flocks of Ailell and Medb), TBC-LL² 70 . ni hairchend combat commeti ule cuirp na esergi will all be the same size, LU 2547 . do ronsat . . . trí catha . . . coimméide dhíobh, TFrag. 206.6 .