imb, imm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imb, imm or dil.ie/27284

Forms: imb, imm

n n, n. later m. n s. imb n-eine óil, Críth G. 74. int imm , Three Hom. 62.24 .

butter: imb ab imbre, quasi imber super flore[s] praestat mel et butirum , Corm. Y 772. cetna thogairt dia foided | la cet-im hi fenamain (glossed dond arge ar chend imbi), Lib. Hymn. 116.50 . (= Thes. ii 332 -6). do chuinchid chísa grotha ocus imbi, Trip.² 183. feóil dóibh ... gacha tratha ... go ruigi in ced domnach do corgas ┐ im doib annside... im doibh gacha tratha nach coir feoil, O'Curry 1823 ( 23 Q 6, 46 b ). cuad lan imme in tanaise bliadain damna dá n-eme in tres bliadain fer im ┐ ban imb. cethri ordlaighi indrac do ban eim, a .u. do fer imb, O'Curry 881 ( H 3.18, p. 394 b ). in tabrai dam ... | sail loim im ocus aran, Laws v 64.19 Comm. di rusccaib imme `with firkins of butter,' Mon. Tall. 128.13 . gach clas ro claideadh do línadh do arbaim alaill do ímbim, Laws iv 98.15 Comm. dá trian d'arbar is imm oll `two full thirds of corn and butter,' Metr. Dinds. iv 250.3 . in tres fiach linni nir lond | liach immi a n-anlond, LL 206a8 . [a] adastar ocus a ellach | d'imim úr, MacCongl. 81.4 . Gilla an imme (a nickname), ALC i 480.11 . meall ime `lump of butter,' TSh. 5053. airliogadh airgid, arbhair, eime, mine, `a loan of money, corn, butter, meal,' Donlevy 100.1 . In pl. perhaps `special units or measures of butter ' (Cf. ref. to `vessels of butter,' Carew MSS I, 308 ): ro millset arbanna ┐ imenna in tiri co ler translated `all the corn and stock (?),' Ann. Conn. 1296.3 . (= AU ii 386.13 translated ` chattels .' = ro millset imat arbhanna ┐ immenna ` property ,' ALC i 514.24 ). imenna Arda Macha do buain asna templaibh ┐ a loscadh ar faighthi in baile translated ` valuables ,' AU iii 122.9 (= tucsat a raibhe do bhiadh isna templaibh, AFM iv 890.8 ). ni fuil comus for immenn (sic) na arbor, Laws ii 386.9 Comm. (= ni fuil comus di for imim ┐ arbur, O'D. 307 ( H 3.17, col. 239 ).