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Cite this: eDIL s.v. immar or dil.ie/27721
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Forms: imbar, immar, mar

prep see Bergin, Ériu xiv 142. Not found in O.Ir. Glosses. imbar, TBC-I¹ 2330. immar , SR 581. mar, ib. 36 , 190 , 2187 . Corm. p. 36 (s.v. prull).

I Prep. leniting and governing the acc. (in later Ir. somet. dat., esp. in pl.)

(a) like, as: carpat imbar rīgraith romōir `like a royal fort,' TBC-I¹ 2330. ra chasnig a ḟolt imma chend imar craíbred ṅ-dercscíath, TBC-LL¹ 2616. crithnaigset ... immar chrand re sruth, 2591 . a sliasat mar ṡámthaig ... a brú mar miachbolg, Corm. p. 36 (s.v. prull). mo rí immar thus osin tslóg, SR 581. domun ... | mar ubull febda fircruind, 36 . immar thuile mara maill, Metr. Dinds. iii 176.135 . ni chluinem ... callig immar naeb Brigit ┐ clerech immar Chaemgen, LL 44b7 . i n-ar n-aingliu mar caeraib tened, PH 7261. ná sén ionn mar ollumain, O'Gr. Cat. 475.28. bid tri cét níamann mur paidrinib fóna b[h]raighit, Maund. § 170. cend amar cenn Ailella, Celt. Rev. iv 24.19 . fuileóngfaid ocras mar mhadradha `ut canes,' TSh. 6553. mar an druing do mhair ré n-a linn féin, Keat. ii 5078. Used to introduce a predic. nach gēbdaīs mar aithmēla c[h]ucu `they would not regard it as a matter of regret,' ML² 573. messait cách mar inadh naomhtha sliap Taboir, Fl. Earls 152.1 . gan a n-adhradh mar dhéibh, Parrth. Anma 151.3 .

mar sin like that, likewise, thus, so: is mar sin is línta in doman, PH 7664. is mar sin do lucht in athimráid, 7677 . cid dogén muna fagar mar sin íat ?, ZCP viii 113.9 . da mola tu duine ar uaisli mol a athair mairsin praise his father likewise, Ériu v 140.126 . bud cobsaid ár síodh mar sin `so shall our peace be confirmed,' O'Gr. Cat. 380.18. ní mur sin dóibh `that is not the case with them,' IGT Introd. 9.17 .

mar so thus: is mar so do bhí geineamhuin Iosa Criosd, Matthew i 18.

mar an gcéadna likewise: tángadar maithe Mumhan ... mar an gcéadna, ML 16.7 .

II Conj.

(a) as, like as (expressing manner or implying a comparison): islan a sarugh mar adeir so, Laws iv 230.2 . doraga in Comdiu ... mar demniges in rígfaith, LU 2361. immar rosfuc in chumal `as the slave-woman had borne him,' Ériu iv 94.4 . immar roscum Adna `as A. had devised them,' Auraic. 1968. ammar as dess ┐ as less, LL 189b40 . rat chur ... mar chúras ben báid a mac, TBC-LL¹ 3788. tuc gach tir a thoradh trom | mar dobái ag Corbmac, ZCP viii 109.5 . mar as luaithe as éidir, Ó Héodhusa 175.12. Folld. by depend. neg.: mar nách mothaig in lenab urchóit, PH 7731. mar nách foil, Ó Héodhusa 43.9. After compar.: comtis annso a phiana oldas mar ata fo secht, Ériu ii 142 § 152. is mo inás imar dlegar `which is greater than is due,' BColm. 98.10 . mar go ... go as ... so tuig mar go raibhe bliadhain phéine ar an anam ... gurab, TSh. 4375.

mar atá namely (enumerating the components of a group or introducing a noun in apposition): dosiblaigh móran do thírthaib in domuin mar ata an Fraingc ┐ an Almain, ZCP ii 2.5 . máthair an tseisir oile ... mar atá Lasrain, Baodan, ..., Mart. Don. 212.10 . i gcoinne a bhráithreach mar atáid na trí Cairbre, Keat. ii 4357. do bhíodh príomhlongphort ar leith ag airdrígh Eireann mar atá Teach Miodhchuarta, iii 543 . triúr ... do chruinniúgad ... mar atá Fearfeasa O Maoilchonaire, ┐ rl., MS. Mat. 552.4 . = id est: ag búain na dioluidhechda as mó dob éidir do bhuain amach ... mar atá bás an duine do bhí 'na Dhia, Parrth. Anma 88.3 . rí go bhfreasabhra ... mar atá rí ag a raibhe mórán d'uaislibh Éireann ag cur n-a aghaidh, Keat. iii 4964. Frequent in citing examples, etc. (cf. O'Dav. 's ut est) : sgríobhthar ... a, o, u, ar son a chéile mar atá sompla, somplo, somplu, MS. Mat. 560.4 .

(b) how (folld. by abs. form of vb., cf. (e) below): co n-aiced immar itá in tech mór, LU 3732. is suairc immar glecait-siumh | tuile is aithbe co n-uaire, Anecd. ii 23 § 3. is commairgi dait immar thanac assin longphort ar einech ... Fergusa, TBC-LL¹ 1854. ní hénairt immar dorigned not weakly was it done, LL 296a15 . cúimnig mar do immchur do máthair tú, PH 7388. an fhider sib ... mar atá sruth na pían, RC xxiv 374.18 . mar tā ar n-anam (sic leg.) ach how our soul is, alas! ACL iii 236 § 10.

(c) with past subj. (later also sec. fut.), as if, as though: mar bad land dergóir, LU 6394. mar bad do chloich, 6419 . immar bad locharnn lánsolusta, TBC-LL¹ 2730. immar bdais meic dó, PH 4097. dogniind ... airchisecht dib, mar nobéind athair doib, 6107 . mar bad hí a ben bithdíles, Ériu iv 104 § 49. mar do beith sib beō co brāth, ACL iii 239 § 24. do rachadh gan mhoill go flaitemhnas mar nách diongnadh einphecadh riamh, Ó Héodhusa 194.2. mar do thicfaitis ōn spāinn, Fl. Earls 10.25 . mar nach biadh etorscaradh etorra riamh, 148.5 . mar nach gcomhairsedh urchoid fris, 11 . mar nach with indic.: mar nach rabhamar riamh `tanquam non fuerimus,' TSh. 4294.

(d) temp. when, as soon as (of time present, past or future).: mar thairc in fer sin do marbad, TBC-LL¹ 1784. immarránic in glaissi `when he reached the stream,' Ériu iv 102 § 44. immar nascfe-su do ṡnaidm `when thou shalt bind thy covenant,' 106 § 60 . immar da bi ann gu facca in fer chuigi, v 72.14 . mar thic in gémrad, PH 7667. immar bíth Carpre when Carpre was slain, CRR 54. ag sin mar connairc a chompánach, Rel. Celt. ii 190.19 . do ghabh ... dásacht é mar fuair se arna losgadh ... a dhuthaidh, 182.20 . gusan úair mar éirigh Crist ó marbaib, RC xxiv 374.26 . is ann sin do cumadh comairle ... mar fuair fis na fāistine, ML² 79. tug comhfhortacht ... dōip mar do chuiretair sa ffairrgi ... cros óir `a cross of gold ... being put by them in the sea gave them great relief,' Fl. Earls 10.6 .

(e) loc. where (folld. by dependent or rel. form of vb., cf. (b) above but see Celtica x 167-70 ): an flaith ... mar a mbia maith ar marthain where there will be lasting good, ZCP viii 221 § 49. docum nime mara fuil ēn-Dia, RC xii 336.23 . isin dorchatu ... mar na faicfea solus co bráth, PH 7759. tanic ... na mathi mar a rabi Brian, Cog. 156.13 . gnáth-bhéas ... na gcineadhacha uile mar éirgheas grian, Corp. Astron. 2.12 . a fagbāil mar a ffrīth, Fl. Earls 64.26 .

immar-

Cite this: eDIL s.v. immar- or dil.ie/27722

(imb-ro-) prefix with intensive force found before nouns and vbs. e.g. immarchrúas, immarbréc, immarchóraigid, immarlethaid, etc. See below.