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teimen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. teimen or dil.ie/40372

Forms: teimen, teimen

adj o, ā (teim). Also teimin.

(a) dark, obscure: temen .i. doirche, Corm. 16 deme. teimean dorchi no odar, 42 teim. tucc Cú Chulainn ainm teimhen | air d'Eimir og a tochmarc an enigmatical name, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 93 § 20 . marb de thám tria thár temen, LL 7a18 =teimel, BB 28b29 , cf. Leb. Gab.(i) 102.14 . ? Hence of persons plain, inconspicuous: nimtha sin duine t.¤ | co nglanc[h]ēill, cid imthemel, ZCP vi 267 § 10 . do duine temen is glē | bat cara, bat cocēle who is homely but has understanding, 268 § 14.

(b) dark in colour, of the colour called ` teimen ' (in SR 79 - 80 temen and alad are placed between dub and corcair, used of the winds): folt dond temin fair, TBC-LL¹ 5246 . ... meic Duach Teimhin, Leb. Gab.(i) 170.8 . in lon teimhen `the dusky ousel,' Fianaig. 16.25 . muir ndubtemen, SR 909 . uan ... | cen gaili ṅduib no temein, 3902 .

(c) Subst. the wind whose colour is ` teimen ': in temen, SR 62 , 79 . in timin, Laws i 26.x Comm. in temin ┐ in alad itir in dub ┐ in corcra bit, 28.3 Comm. As the name of a colour: dathogam ... aicme huatha .i. huath, dub, temen, cron, quiar, Auraic. 5699.

? mád Conlai cesad clár clé comad fortemen taidbecht, Ériu i 118.11 = fortamail, Comp. CC 14.9 .