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Cite this: eDIL s.v. umae or dil.ie/43136

Forms: humu, umu

n io, n., later m. copper, also bronze, brass; renders Lat. æs, æreus Wb. 12b7 , SR 5765 , see exx. below: uma ab humo, ar is de ūir donīther, Corm. Y 1298 . uim (v.l. uimm) .i. uma, 1273 . O'Dav. 1609 . O'Cl. umha, m., IGT, Decl. § 2 . n s. humae fogrigedar .i. crabud cen desercc (gl. aes sonans), Wb. 12b27 (corresp. to: umha ag déanamh foghair, TSh. 9412 ; mar phrás, 1 Corinth. xiii 1 ). cid as búaine for bith? ... fér, umae, ibar `copper,' Tec. Corm. § 20 . ad-mestar humae asa daingnib denib dluthaib, ZCP xi 94 § 40 . ferr uma cech aicdi aird | cia théit muga ni geib meirg, Ériu ix 48.26 (= LL 147b z). uma n-án n-aircidhe (v.l. nargide), Anecd. ii 58 § 20 . umha ar a cumanuibh `brass (rings) upon their hurling-sticks,' Laws ii 146.18 Comm. (here dist. from `créduma' though both are rendered `brass' in transl.). triun do ansolam i triun airgit, .i. uma indiu, iii 150.16 (cf. anfolam i triun airgit .i. uma indiu, 23 P 3, 25b ). umu do rath (.i. umu do thabairt isin rath), Laws v 220.12 (26). Chalcecaumenon .i. in t-uma loisgthe , ACL i 332.41 = [a]es ustum .i. umha loisgthe `burnt brass,' RC ix 232 . mar théid an t-umha is an t-ór | téid an t-aoibhneas 's an t-anshógh, Ir. Monthly 1922, 295 § 12 ( DDána p. 160 ). an brég nar ḟalaigh a humha | créd fa dtabhair lugha lé, IGT, Decl. ex. 47 . a s. umaide .i. imrit in uma `who work in brass,' Laws v 94.22 Comm. (= in t-uma, 90.25 Comm. ). etir fin ┐ uma ┐ etach ┐ iarn, Ann. Conn. 1258 § 6 . a mbí idir ór is umha `copper,' TD 7.21 . mar umha dá sgrios le sgiain, | mall rian a iongan ar chruit chaoin, Measgra D. 6.29 . g s. admestar hírinn asa ilménib: méin óir, méin airgit, mein umai, méin lúadi, méin iairn, ZCP xi 85 § 39 . argetlach do méin uma no iarainn, Laws iv 278.15 . Cf. [airgetlach] .i. loc i mbi ... mein in airgit, no in uma, no in iaraind, i 170.17 (= mén iarn no humma no creda ..., O'Curry 797 (< H 3.18, 370 ). coire uma, LL 296a27 . tathai cairi humai i tallai torcc (of the `bóaire'), iv 310 z (= Críth G. 197 ). rucad coiri humai do P. (=aeneus), Trip. 230.5 (= umaidi, Trip.² 2721 ). cetna gnim gnisset marchloc | dabach humai istudloc, SR 4198 (= umaide, LB 120b6 ). dabach huma ... fri hindlatt, Rawl. 79a35 ( 2 Chron. iv ). tothlaigestar dig a llestar humi, LU 10597 . a hiallacrann humai glain | otha a glúine co talmain (of Goliath), SR 5765 (: ocreas aereas, 1 Reg. xvii 6 ). secht stíalla umai ón damdabaich co cléithe issin tig, TBFr. § 7 . sé senistri déc ..., ┐ comlae humae ar cech n-aí, ib. cuiṅg umai darsa forlés, ib. cetheora ochtga humai for imdai A. ┐ M., ib. eó uma isin brutt, TBC-LL¹ 5286 . coicruth co mbuale umae , Fianaig. 14.25 (see ib. p. 2 ). dubsciath co mbuailid humae, TBC-I¹ 3211 (= co caladbuailid findruini, TBC-LL¹ 5271 ). d s. tob di humu `a trumpet of bronze,' Ml. 2b16 . di umu , Laws v 410.19 Comm. dá ídal deacc ... chumtachta ó uma, Trip.² 1006 (=aerei fabricati Lat. Lives 52 ). a bruinne ┐ a leasracha d'umha (=ex aere, Dan. ii 32 ), TSh. 57 .

Cf. im claide alla ... for umad `for piercing a cliff for copper ore,' Laws i 184.13 .

airm i n-arrasar a n-uma don cletiniu the bronze blade (?), LU 5811 = fochuridar a úma don chlettin forsin sruth, TBC-LL¹ 2073 .

fidh-cheangal do dhéanamh ar chuithe ... an chroidhe ... ionnus nach géabhadh teannáil na toile bhíos ag aol-losgadh na hanma ... ag buain ... umha ghuirm na hurchóide dhi-múchadh chuice=`verdigris' TSh. 1859 .

As material of harp-strings: cruit ... ar thrí téad, | ... téad d'iarann, teud d'umha ān, | an ceadna d'arccod iomlán, Manners and Customs iii 223 n. binnither toirm tét n-umi | sephnait aingil inmuini | fogur gotha in gáethmaill glain, Ériu iv 96 § 15 . luin dubha Ghlinne na nGealt | binne iná in t-umha a n-éisdeacht, IGT, Decl. ex. 1496 . ó táid gotha an umha fann, | cuir-se téad charr in do chruit, Measgra D. 7. 131 . ar n-éag inghine hÍ Cheallaigh | is Taidhg ... | ní háil bas do bhuain umha (v.l. dumha) | do chuaidh as an ealudha, Ir. Monthly 1921, 161 § 28 (= DDána p. 246 ). nó go searg le snáth umha | a ḟearg ní háth iondula DDána 100.30 .

Compds.: umachaire a copper caldron , Críth G. 364 . uma-dāilem[?], Corm. Y 569 . uma-lestar (or -lestrae, collect.) a brazen vessel : cach umhalestar (v.l. um a lestra) cen mudh, O'Dav. 681 . huma-lestrai, Críth G. 405 . In n.l.: Humarrith ainm ind atha sin copper-ford (?), LU 5812 (where -rith=W. rhyd `ford,' Meyer, RC xvi 89 ). LL here has Uman-ṡruth, St umha sruth, TBC-LL¹ p. 275 . Cf. umharradh .i. umha ṡruth .i. sruth an umha, O'Cl.