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Cite this: eDIL s.v. ibar or dil.ie/27126

 

Forms: iubar, iobar, ibhar

n o, m. Later iubar, iobar.

(a) a yew, yew-wood: ind ibair báis neimnich gl. taxus, Sg. 33b11 . ibhar gl. taxus, Ir. Gl. 561. iubar .i. éo-barr .i. īarsinnī nat scara a barr friss, Corm. Y 734. co ndernui iarsin .iiii. flescca ibir ocus scrípuidh oghumm inntib, IT i 129.21 . tre oghum hi cetheōra flescae iphair, ZCP xiii 373.28 . gell ... di arggut nó uma nó ibur, Críth G. 283. ibar .i. ab ebore .i. ō cnaím elefante ar dath ┐ suthaini. Nó i.¤ ab hibernis locis .i. ō locaib imechtrachaib mundi, ut periti dicunt , O'Mulc. 700. mong ... iubair ēou-glais of a green-trunked yew-tree?, K. and H. § 13. fidhbadh inda[la] leath di, ibair ┐ daraig mora i suidiu, RC x 72.2 . Describing the Cráebrúad: erscar do dergibar and, LU 10122. ructa iarom hi tech ndarach cúachlete ┐ comla ibair aire, 1443 . is do i.¤ as ainm siniu fedaib `oldest of woods,' Auraic. 5593. airigh fedha quidem .i. dur, coll, ... ibur, gius `chieftain trees ...,' 1153 . In a comic name: Dorn Ibair hua Cipp Goband ┐ Fadb Darach hua Omna, CRR § 18. Of a house: rogníth do derg-ibur druimnech, Metr. Dinds. iv 106.63 . ar mecnaib ibair on the roots of a yew-tree, BB 299a15 . As symbol of great age: saoghal na slaiti iubhoir, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 115 § 12. do thollfadh oirdne iobhair would pierce pieces of yew-wood, DDána 78 § 2.

(b) Frequent in place-names: Ibhar Cinn Chon, ScM. R § 19 . a hIbar-glind, LL 207az . abb manach Ibhair Cinn Trachta, AU ii 136.16 . Imleach Iubhair, AFM ii 1146.4 . See Onom.

(c) In plant names: iubhar beinne juniper , O'R. fructus iuniperi .i. caera an ibhuir craigi, RC ix 234.8 . Ballsamita. Gamandrie .i. iubar lena, ACL i 335 § 74. Pursibatum Timus .i. bilur Muiri .i. fraech .i. ibur lena .i. fochluc, 334 § 30. iubhar sléibhe mountain sage , P. O'C. ambrosia , O'R. iubhar talamh juniper , O'R. iubhar thalmhain rough spleenwort , P. O'C.

(d) an article made of yew-wood?: ni saig dilsi for eachaib na hibraib cu seachtmain ... .i. nocha tairiseand dilsi for na heachaibh fireanna anas ar na haigcideadhaibh iubair tra ... re teacmaisin na seacainme isin neach, no caechadbaidh (? leg. —bair) no dluighisidhe isin n-iubhar `against the occurrence of dry blemish in the horse or of rotten material or a tendency to split in the `iubar" (Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 1863 (< 23 P 3, fo. 20a ). cinnas sin ┐ cur marbdile in t-iubar sin since that `iubar' is an inanimate possession, O'Curry 634 (< H 3.18, p. 306 ). na huile marbdil ... is dechmad a niubail cenmotha in t-iubar, O'D. 1685 (< H 5.15, p. 29b ). See ibas.

COMPDS. ¤dabach a vat made of yew : beoir i n(d)ibhardabhchaibh, IT iii 91 § 129. ¤lestar a vessel made of yew: ┐ mo ibair-lestair ocom, Ériu iv 134.14 . ro choisricsat in biad [┐ tucait a n-éna ┐ a n-íbairlestair dá n-ionnsáighidh], Acall. 110. ¤derg red with yews: san iodhainleirg ... | n-ealaigh n-iobhairdheirg, DDána 74 § 47. ¤donn: géabhaidh Domhnall ... Éirinn n-iobhardhoinn, 105 § 36. ¤dos yew-tree: gurbho socair sadal robhaoi Suibhne isin iubardhos, BS 132.19 . ¤draignech: rī Achaid Ūir ibairdraignig bristling with yew-trees, Murphy Metrics 15 § 14. ¤sciath a shield of yew-wood: marbh ri Cermna ... in aine na nibharsciath in the play of yew-wood shields?, BB 47a18 = in áne na n-armsciath, LL 128b13 . ¤shlat: mac Céin da gcláon iobharṡlat `for whom the yew-branch bends,' TD 31 § 1.