con-mesca

Cite this: eDIL s.v. con-mesca or dil.ie/12211

Forms: commascaid, cummascdae, cummasc

v (*com-mesc-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 577 ) later commascaid, cummascaid, coimmescaid.

(a) mixes together, commingles: conmescatar dacenél indib gl. promiscue, Sg. 61a14 . con-mescat . . . / domblas dho ar fionnacet (at Crucifixion), Blathm. 59 . maith ara cummiscther olc, Mon. Tall. 164.20 . na cumaiscther occut . . . santugud in molta . . .do indithim in gníma = non se miscea[n]t facienda diuinum praeceptum cum tendis implere, PH 6082 . ni riachummaisc M. rí ndúad . . . in mórchoblaig sin, LL 31810 `embroil himself', TTr. 998 . Of Babel: ro cumaiscthea na berlai isind luc sain, LU 49 . arin cumasc rocumaiscit tri gach mberla, Auraic. 164 . conruammesc-sen .i. conremesc impu, 144 . Gramm. an tan chumaisgthear ar a chéile íad (of consonants), IGT Introd. § 22 .

(b) Of persons joins, unites : cor' cumaiscset Gaill Luimnigh fris, RC xviii 45.16 (Tig.). nach comasg . . ./ le chéile is ar gcolainne (of the spirit), Aithd. D. 50.29 . In sexual sense: co cumaiscther ria `to sleep with her', Imr. Brain 60.18 . na rochummascdais fri clanna Cain, Rawl. 70a1 .

(c) In hostile sense joins issue with, attacks, routs : resiu fa cumaiscdis na catha cechtarda sa ar a cheli should come to grips with each other, MR 190.10 . ro cumescit na lámha leo ┐ ro claechlait na bémenna, CCath. 1994 . cotmesca ind [N]emain (sic leg.) forsin slōg attacks , TBC-I¹ 3091 (with 3 s.n. (?) inf. pron.). cotn-amaisc ar in sluag, Fing. R. 875 . do cumaisg . . . ar na láochaibh he fell upon, Celt. Rev. iv 202.14 . cotmescat dond aician make for, RC x 78 n. 14 . mairg cath ar a gcuimeoscai, Caithr. Thoirdh. 38.16 . do coimmesg (coimteasc, v.l.) na hóig ┐ na h-ard-ghaisgedaigh `routed', Celt. Rev. iv 14.20 . go gcoimmeasgann iad idir il-phianaibh ifrinn, TSh. 6371 . o rocumaisc . . . Alecto a n-Etail `having put I. in a turmoil', Aen. 1728 .

Part. cummascdae.

Vn. cummasc.