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fem(m)or

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n aid, relief (?) : femmor .i. foirithin, O'Dav. 970 . is crin cumthus acht feamur saer slaindtear, a triun faer fertair, Laws v 440.24 (with gl. : is crin in cumaidh uais fuil etarru ┐ flaith echtrann, acht im itgi ar impidi ... A triun faer fertair .i. slainter feimmor saerad .i. trian neich ro forestar do, 442.11 ). Quoted in part by O'Dav. 970 . The whole passage is obscure and perhaps corrupt. Cf. acht ni ro sa trian in itge ro maith duit isi son in tsemmor, O'Curry 863 (< H 3.18, 389b ).

or-

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late Mid.Ir. form of the prefix aur-, ur- = O.Ir. air- in nouns and adjs., e.g. ordhairc < airdirc, orlár < urlár, airlár. (To be distinguished from or- = ḟor-; th'orfaíltius, CRR 18 ; d'ōr orloiscthi, Aen. 2113 , 2556 ).

-or-

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occas. found as variant form of Mid.Ir. -ar- used as infixed pron. 1 pl. con-or-tinóltar, gl. locemur, Goid. 64.15 . ragmuid-ne isin muir con-or-ṁbáiter and, RC ix 460.10 = YBL 1b40 .

1 or

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n o, m. (cf. W. or `limit, border').

(a) a limit, boundary, extreme , in wide sense: or .i. imeall, O'Cl. oir .i. imell, Lec. Gl. 428. corrici in n-or (gl. ad summum eius, Psalms xviii 7 ), Ml. 42c27 . a dā hor, a dā himal, Laws i 106.26 Comm. co huasal .i. na ngrad .i. co hor (i.e. the highest limit), iii 16.5 Comm. Esp. confine, frontier of a terri- tory, etc.: co hor críchi, TBC-LL¹ 813. doluid . . . sech or nUlad, Lat. Lives 3.7 . is dith legind ocus scol | don Erinn dara hor, Fél. 198.32 . ? dechain ro dechsat . . . | re hoir in maighi mongruaidh, ZCP viii 63 § 28. comaillfithir d'Eirinn | idail dara hora, ACL iii 240 § 1. co huru Alba the shores of A., Metr. Dinds. iii 104.18 . la hor betha búain, LU 9985 = PRIA iii 358 § 39 . ri ro delb . . . hura co derb im thalmain, SR 38. co huru in talman, Alex. 237. i n-oraibh imechtracha in domain, CCath. 2266. Shore (of the sea), bank (of a river), brink, edge (of a pit, etc.): lir co hor, LL 50a3 ( Hail Brigit § 16 ). for ur in mara, CCath. 1641. for or abha, ZCP iv 468 § 6. co rriacht huru na haba, Metr. Dinds. iii 290.55 . do ur inn ātha, TBC-LL¹ 3777. for ur in chuthi, PH 1225. ós ur preh. as prepositional phrase over, above (cf. ós chiunn) in: as ur na Bóinne, CRR § 26 . iar nglanadh do ṡlogh ... os ur na habhann, AFM vi 2032.15 . os ur eassa ruaidh, AFM vi 2030.z . ōss ur Bruigni Da Cogæ 'above Bruiden Da Choca', BDC 120.244 . ós ur in Broga, Aided M. 3.87 . Side, edge (of a road, etc): ar or na sliged, PH 4409. ar or na cēidhe, ZCP vi 35.9 . ba [= fo] hur cairrgi, LL 298b11 . don abhainn baí la hur an bhaile, AFM vi 2120.26 . Of other things, edge, border : dar or n-inneóni, TBC-LL¹ 1880 ( LU 6395 ).

or i n-or from end to end : ro ṡír hÉrinn or i n-or , Metr. Dinds. ii 66.17 . torann Eireann or ind or , AFM i 116.16 . a hur i n-or , LL 135a49 . or fri or side by side, alongsides : imraiset gusan luing go mbatar or fri hor, Hugh Roe 10.1 (f. 2b) .

(b) border, hem (of a garment)? cethri ora umaidi ar cech brat, TFerbe 24 (leg. óa? see 3 ó). brat . . . fo oraib corcra, TBC-LL¹ 5500 St. da mhaelasa co n-oraibh ōrdha, ZCP xiii 170.36 (perh. a different word, see for).

Compd. ri dororainn . . . inn eclais n-orhuill wide-boundaried, spacious, SR 4214. ? ind Orderg (name of a shield), Ériu iv 28.6 .

2 or

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Forms: hor

n hair, mane? or .i. mong, Corm. Y 121 (s.v. biror) = hor, LB. O'Mulc. 100. or .i. mogg, RC xi 493 y ( H 3.18 p. 64a ). `Perhaps a loan from O.N. hār', Stokes Thr. Ir. Gl. p. xxx ; but possibly = 3 or , the term `mong' being used in poetry of trees, shrubs, etc. ? tuc a less ria ais ria or `across his back, across his mane' (of a bull), Metr. Dinds. iii 372.93 (possibly a loose use of 1 or ).

3 or , (ur)

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n (a) name of the heath plant ;

(b) the letter u in Ogham. or , Auraic. 5494. or in ogaim, 5663 . ur .i. fraech, 1194 . forsin fidh dianid ainm ur in ogaim, 5587 .

4 or

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defective vb. Mid.Ir. variant form of ol says, quoth , used indifferently with the latter and with for, ar: `In gaisced gebes in gilla?' or Cathbad. `Ed' ol Conchobar, LU 5051 ( TBC-LL¹ 562 ). . . . or Ailill . . . or Sencha, FB 56 ( LU 8752 ). `Fodémam' or iat, 76 (beside: for se). `Noco nfhétaim-se sin' or L., PH 715 (but: ar L., 716 ; ol, 719 ). A plural form occurs: `Ron-mairg . . .' ordat maic Duind, BDD 92. ? pret. ro ordustar (gl. asbert), Laws i 252.13 Comm. See ol and 3 for.

1 ór

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Forms: ór, órdúse, orṡnáth

n o, m. (Lat. aurum) in O.Ir. neut.: n s. ór nglan, Thes. ii 294.29 ( SP iv § 3 ). ór , IGT Dec. § 96.7 .

Gold : ór quasi aur ab aurum , Corm. Y 1017. oc imfolung ind óir promthi, Ml. 38d18 . arcat ocus ór , SCC 11. doróisce in t-ór cech tinde, PH 7018. idpraid in n-ór do Dia, 7103 . mūr n-óir, SR 350. gell oir no airgit, Laws v 394.5 . i mmemraib óir oíblig, Fél. Prol. 80. brethnasa bán-óir, TBC-LL¹ 1377. land derg-óir do brond-ór brúthi, TBC-LL¹ 1880. forbrechtradh oir deirg, CCath. 4698. Éber inn óir, LL 127b10 (`E. of the [sweet] voice', MacCarthy 156 § 6 ), cf. Domnall in deg-óir, 130b7 . snas an oir gold filings, Rosa Angl. 142 § 34. g s. as attrib. in sense golden = sterling, precious : doss óir, Fél. Mar. 16. sliab óir íarthair domain, ib. Nov. 11. Fig. of elaborate art, preciosity: ní féachfaid dot ór dána, Content. vii 11. Of persons: Aimirgen . . . ar n-ór, ar n-án, Ériu iv 136.18 . ór na mban, O'Gr. Cat. 345.18 (of the Virgin Mary).

Freq. in compds., both in material sense made of gold or resembling gold, golden and fig.

(a) with nouns: ¤ainech face of gold: láech órainech remurṡlíastach, TBC-LL² 4435 . As pn sobriquet: Eochu Orainech, Rawl. 147b41 . gusan Óraineach Uisnigh, Anecd. ii 1.11 . Name of a halidom: bachall Chiarain (.i. an óraineach), AFM ii 626.10 . scrin Ciaráin an óreineach, 1072.6 . ¤arget, gl. electra ( Ecl. viii 54 ), Thes. ii 362 (orargụ̇et MS.); gold and silver ZCP xxix 101 . ¤ciste treasury : ag buain a n-ionnmhais ┐ a n-óirchiste, TSh. 5412. Freq. in late relig. lit. of the treasury of merits of the Church: oirchisde na heglaisi catoilice, Ó Héodhusa 186.6 . san oirchisde tug Dia dhi, Parrth. Anma 56.10 . ¤cró, ¤crú: g s. as attrib. gold-socketed : sleg órchrúi, TBC-LL¹ 5428. di slegaib . . . órchrúi, LL 239b26 ( TTr. 1694 ). do ṡleaghuibh orcrai, Acall. 874 . ¤cumtach gold embroidery or chasing: g s. as attrib.: fer in inair órchumdaig, MR 234.22 . bratt . . . cona eo orchumhdaigh, ZCP xiii 170.33 . ¤dath: gona srianuibh órdhaithe gold-coloured , Ériu i 24.136 . i n-ordathu, RC xxvi 48.257 . ¤dorn: claidem órduirn gold-hilted , BDD 97. c. orduir[n]d, 75 . TBC-LL¹ 5312 , 5350 . cloídib órduirnd, Alex. 12. ¤dornchar: claidhem órdor[n]cair gold-hilted , Fianaig. 84.33 . ¤dúis: pl. órdúse treasures (valuables) of gold, TBC-LL¹ 66. órdhúise .i. séoid ōrdha, O'Cl. ¤enech see ¤ainech. ¤gein: ruc Scota mac . . . orgein mor-cineadh, BB 20b26 . ¤lestar: cruth cen cheill . . . is neime i n-orlestar, ZCP vi 267 § 2. ¤nasc: órnasc .i. slabhradh óir, Keat. ii 3377. uchtach órnaisg, TSh. 1709. ¤sciath: dūn Amlāib na n-orscíath, ZCP viii 229 § 1. ¤snáth gold thread : orṡnáth, LU 6544 = snath oir, TBC-LL¹ 2028. lénti órṡnaith, TBC-LL¹ 174. inar orsnaith, ZCP vi 25.14 . Cf. diallait . . . ierna himfholach d'orsnaithe `cloth of gold', Fl. Earls 236.29 . ¤solus: as name of a drink- ing-horn, Acall. 138.

(b) with adjs., esp. ones formed from nouns: ¤altach: coeca cloidim n-óraltach, ZCP xiii 175.23 (leg. ¤eltach gold- hilted?). ¤buide: folt orbuidi, Acall. iii 5.25 . monga órbudi, BDD 91. altoir . . . cona coilech oirbuidhi, KMMisc. 319 y . fiacail orbuidhe, IT iii 96.6 . ¤ciumsach gold-bordered , CCath. 4672 , 5447 ( ¤cimsach). ¤cobadrach gold-bossed , epithet of shields, CCath. 1724 , 4722 . ¤cumtaigthe: do iarann orc[h]umtaigthi inlaid with gold, CCath. 5263. ¤gothach: briathra an easpuig órghothaigh, Arch. Hib. i 98 § vii . ¤litrech: leabhar áluinn . . . óirlitreach gold-lettered , Ériu v 76.37 . ¤slegach: mac Figaid oirsleagaig of the gilded spear, Metr. Dinds. iii 364.122 .

2 ór

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n f. hour see 2 úar.

3 ór

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n (? = 1 ór or 2 ór , Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 244 , LEIA O-27 ) an incantation ? no chanta or firindi fair, BDD 11 . ór firinde, 15 . ór firindi do cantain do cethri drudib fair, SCC 23 ( LU 3452 ). or .i. guide .i. onní is óraitio, H 3.18 p. 529 (quoted BDD gloss.).

4 ór , (óir)

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Forms: óre, uaire

co-ord. conj. (variant form of Mid.Ir. uair < O.Ir. óre, uaire) for, because, since : adfias-[s]a duit . . . orsam heolach, SR 1786. ní élub . . . ór issam ingen ríg, TBFr. 163 ( LL 249b34 ). élaid in mac, ór nár tṡaíl an ní sin, Fél. 12.15 . anfaid-si or is ferr a cenel, LL 274b20 ( Mór M. 2 ). corab sailche in duine inā diabul, ór techid in diabul, PH 7440. nā bi gan gart . . . oir as lat gach ní, ZCP viii 109 § 1.

? 5 or

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adj. ro cuir a lumain . . . for abuill boí ina gharda. Ba hor in aball asa haithle co mbai fo ubhlaib cubruib, ACL iii 322.26 .