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lámann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lámann or dil.ie/29523

Forms: lāmand

n ā, f. (lám). IGT Decl. § 12 . sleeve, glove : lāmand (lámínd, Corm.) .i. lām-ind na lāime éidigthir dī, Corm. Y 808. in lamann dobí ina láimh, RC xix 22.3 . didnad go truagaib .i. lorga ┐ lamanna ┐ cuaraind do tabairt . . . doib, Laws iii 18.z Comm . do benastar al-lámaind di, Acall. 5972 . im lámainn chuirr do chadladh sí (of Bébó), SG 249.38 . a dá ass . . . ┐ a dī lāmha[i]nn, ZCP vi 271.18 . crobhuing do líon mo lámhainn (of generous race), DDána 113.8 . l.¤ do bheith um a láim, O'Gr. Cat. 179.17 . do fágbas lámainn, 352.24 .

Of soldier's gauntlet: a lamanda tarbda tachair ima lamaib `gloves for an affray', TTebe 2504 . álamhanna lainmhileadh, Rel. Celt. ii 262.26 . ro gab ceasta uimi .i. lamana iadside do shechidh tairbh robidis fo lamaibh na miled co roichtis a formna, Aen. 1063 . lámanda do shechedaib tarb im lámaib nam míled, LL 223a2 ( TTr. 419 ) = BB 416b42 . do gab a dhā lāmhaind lūthmhara im a lāmhuib, ML² 1475. mó sa mhó lucht a lámhonn the load carried by his gloved hands, O'Hara 4127 (`the weight(?) of his gauntlets', `his gauntleted troops'). Cf. leathlámhán, Eochairsg. 64.29 perh. for -lámhann. Note also: lamhunn donn tsiol handful, BNnÉ 232.32 v.l. (lán a mhaim, text). imridh lán a lámhuinne / re hinghin d'ál íaruinne, IGT Decl. ex. 579 , perh. of sword in mailed hand.