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díchumaic , díchumaing

Cite this: eDIL s.v. díchumaic , díchumaing or dil.ie/16193

adj Perh. contamination of neg. dí- with cumang (cumac) power and intens. dí- with cumang ( ¤ac) narrow, but it is difficult to distinguish between the two meanings.

I Impotent, incapable: is cōir daig-impigi (= impide) duit. ar nidad dichumaing thou art not without power, Anecd. i 11 . ni sáis dáine . . . díchumaing, LU 3472 ( SCC 25 ). isé m'athair A. romfāidh a[d] dochum do chuindgid na hitche sin, ar ni fuil do[d?] dicumung it is not beyond thy power, Aen. 1257 . co dichumhuing up to (i.e. excluding) what is impossible, ZCP xiv 378 § 41 ( Laws ii 300 ). ? doronad Condlae dicho- macsiu. Luid Condlae do haccaine a dochraite impotent (castratus est?), ZCP viii 316 . Difficult, impossible: is deccair, is dichumung, LL 192b53 . is dicumuic doib n-aill act tasca `they can do naught else save give notice', Laws ii 60 Comm. gur bo dichumaing dona deg-laechaib urathcur ┐ urgabail a n-anāla it was hard . . . to breathe, MR 256 . gér bhó díchumhaing doibh toidheacht inellmha la haidhble a ccreach, AFM vi 1962 .

II Intolerable, distressful .

(a) golgaire dichumaic , LB 155b27 (= dicumaing, B. Fermoy 47rb ). éngáir golgáire dichumci, 156a5 . im na deacraibh dicuimhgibh, AFM v 1356 .

(b) co n-iachtad ndíchumaing, PH 8306 . co cualaidh in golgaire ndichumhaing, ZCP x 414 . ro lā daoire dhíchumhaing forra-somh, AFM v 1698 . i treablait dichumaing ` oppressive sickness ', i 492 . dogniat nuallguba ndofulachta ndichumaing, PH 8314 . seacht mbliadhna dona daidhbhre díchumanga, ML 6 . i n-imut bróin . . . ┐ troimthres ndichumhaing, Lism. L. 3640 .