banamail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. banamail or dil.ie/5325

adj i (ben) womanly, feminine: banamhuil, cóir, mnaamhuil, lochdach, IGT Introd. § 127. ben . . . b.¤ , MacCongl. 97.4 . buidne bithi banamla, TTebe 2228 .

In pejorative sense: a mil banna banamail (sic MS., Eve addresses the serpent), SR 1226 (` womanish ', Gloss.). daoine robhanamhla (= effeminati, Isaiah iii 4 ), Mac Aingil 4817 .

Adv. co buidh b.¤ , TTebe 3594 . go baothchroidheach banamhail, Dánta Gr. 16.78 . Compar. tearc banchiure as bhanamhla, DDána 55.13 .