2 deim

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n taking away, lessening (?): déimh . . . díoghbhail sin, Met. Gl. 31 . Possibly intended as explanation of dem- neuter, derived fr. Lat. demo `I take away', Auraic. 582 , or fr. deim similarly glossed in ACC 105 . ? To this: cis lir insci do-chuisin? … a tri .i. ferinsce ┐ baninsce ┐ deminsce lasin nGoídel 'how many genders are there? … three, namely 'man gender', 'woman gender' and 'non-gender', according to the Irishman' Early Irish Linguist 49 (3,1) . fedair dano baninsce for deminsci 'a feminine, then, is applied to a neuter' ibid. (3,11) . See 2 deime.

1 deime

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n , f. (1 deim) darkness, dark (esp. of night): deme .i. teme . . . demi didiu fordorcha n-oidhchi, Corm. Y 437 . deimhe .i. dorchadas oidhche, O'Cl. mithig tene is'teg n-oeged | tanic deme i treb tóiden, RC xx 140 . co rānic Emain Macha fo demi ind aidchi sein, LU 10470 . dál fo d.¤ `a darkling tryst' (chev.), Met. Dinds. iii 128 . nír bu dál deis fo demi, 70.48 . cid mór mo dām fo deme, Otia i 127 .

2 deime

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n neuter; neuter substantive: deme .i. gach neutur lasin laitneóir is d.¤ lasin filid ngáidelach, Corm. Y 449 . na d.¤ tebede ┐ na lanamna deme the derived neuters and the neuter couples, Auraic. 569 .

Deimed

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n.loc. gen. Demetia, Dyfed, part of S. Wales: hi crích Demeth, Ériu iii 136 = Demed, Rawl. 132a34 .

deimes

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Forms: deimhes, demess, demess, demis

n o, m. (see Ped. i 162 , ii 34 ) deimhes m., IGT Decl. § 53 . f., § 54 . pair of shears or scissors: demes .i. mess déde and, uair it dá scín lais. mess .i. fæbar, Corm. Y 438 . demess gl. biceps, Sg. 113b4 . d.¤ dirruisc dia mberrtha, SG 411.12 , 248.43 . deimos rígh Albain, Duan. Finn i 22 . dorat [Pátraic] deimess imma folt P. tonsured him, Trip.² 1157 . demess, RC xx 284 . rochuindig . . . altain ┐ demeas ┐ cír, Todd Nenn. 90.6 = in dimeas, 9 . g s. in phrase máel demis a tonsured (bald) crown (?): mæl demis chírdub for cechtar de, LL 252b16 (= mæl dub demsidi, LU 8519 ). láech and . . . suas máeldub demis fair, LU 9264 . corbo suas mael dub d.¤ chas chírdub ba forcsi fair, FB § 27 . lān bēl in demes (sic) tarsna ind aisle the full width of the open shears (? used as a measure), Laws i 132 . na básaire . . . co corránaibh ┐ dem- sibh . . . fri gearradh, Aisl. Tund. ix 2 .

deimin

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Forms: demin, deimne, demniu, demne, demnib, deimnib, demniu, démniu, demni, demnithir, deimhin

adj Always spelt demin in O. Ir. Glosses. g s f. deimne, LL 193b50 . n p. (as pred.) demni, LU 2613 . a p m. and n. demniu, LL 7a8 . demne, 234ay ( TTr. 1291 ) = BB 398b48 . d p. demnib, SR 5656 , YBL 179a21 . deimnib, SR 4692 . Compar. demniu, Ml. 112b13 . démniu, PH 6731 . demni, LL 182b37 . Equative demnithir, Wb. 28c14 , Ml. 131d12 . See also demein.

I As adj. sure, certain, undoubted: amal bid Dia farid gellad . . . bad demnithir sin let it be as sure as if God had declared it, Ml. 131d12 , cf. Wb. 28c14 . rogellai Saul . . . a ingen dó, demin scél (chev.), SR 5839 . ni cuala scel bo demniu, YBL 125b35 . demni scélaib surest of tidings (chev.), LL 182b37 . demin forgaill (chev.), SR 4302 . demniu idnu, LL 7a8 . cidat demni araile di ruinib na esergi, RC xxv 242.2 . is demin (folld. by clause with or without conj.): is demin nach hepelam, SR 2748 . is d.¤ co mbia esergi dóib, RC xxv 236 . is d.¤ is derb is airithe co nach . . ., PH 6036 . is d.¤ de-sin conid . . ., 2264 . as dearbh deimhin ná . . ., FM vi 2358 . is gle is d.¤ is Duid rogab na psalmu, Hib. Min. 162 . is d.¤ tánic mo lá, SG 91.26 . is d.¤ écin, is e in duine-si rotsáraig, PH 3855 . is demin lim I am sure (of, that): is demniu liunn a n-adchiam . . . oldaas an rochluinemmar, Ml. 112b13 . is demhin lemsa . . . an ní bhias de sin, TFrag. 202 . nach ni is d.¤ leo do dlestin dib, Laws ii 272 . is in luc i mba d.¤ leo in crand do thuitím where there were sure the tree would fall, Lat. Lives 94 . gach inad inar d.¤ le Pādraig bendachad do Chairill, ZCP vii 307 . With FRI: ropad d.¤ frisna hoen n-apstal déc . . . certe iam noverant undecim apostoli, PH 5122 . is demin dom: is demhin do righaibh Erend . . . ni biadh tuisel . . . foraibh it is certain to the kings of E. that . . . they shall meet with no mischance, BR 6.20 .

As attrib. with subst., certain, indisputable; sure (to come), inevitable: iarmofuacht A. scéla demne dona techtaib, LL 234a49 ( TTr. 1291 ). a fhioss deimhin cissi haidhed nombérad, SG 79 . derbfaistine demin do denum do, MR 166 . tresna runu rodemne, BB 398b48 . ni hūaim téit éc dían d.¤ , Arch. iii 216 . coroslig . . . díglaib demnib with sure vengeance, SR 5656 . genuine, real: ba dál ri dithrub ṅdemin, LL 151b21 . is hesin dlige d.¤ tresa tanic ... the way...really came, PH 232 . fid d.¤ na nduan the true tree of poems, SG 245 . Sure, reliable, trustworthy: cultech ndemin, Thes. ii 292.10 . dín d.¤ , SR 5798 . cona cathrachaib . . . daiṅgnib deimnib, 4692 . fri dai[n]gniu demniu, LL 7a8 . lamda degmná deimne, 193b50 . a Dé demin, 183b13 . riaglóir d.¤ , Ériu iii 106 .

Adv. in demin surely, certainly, verily, indeed ; gl. quod quidem, Ml. 37a13 , cf. 37a17 . cid in d.¤ gl. iam quidem omnino, Wb. 9c18 . Mid. Ir. co demin: de nim tra co d.¤ doraga in comdiu, RC iv 248 . cuich thú, a duine, go deimhin? Buile S. 148 . budh ri go deimhin . . . an ghen fail id bhroinn, TFrag. 102 . Often emphasizing answer to a question: nach hé Cailte . . . siút? is mé co d.¤, ar C., Acall. 3216 ; 2376 , 6318 . go d.¤ derb, SG 245 . Defining foregoing statement, to wit, namely: as comfocus ind aimser. aimser sin in báis co d.¤ (= tempus utique mortis), PH 5089 . slicht in gói rothecht ina thoeb . . . .i. ina thoeb ṅdess co d.¤ (= videlicet latus dextrum), 6780 . isin cathraig .i. i nIerusalem co d.¤ , 5081 .

II As subst., certainty, assurance, proof: doberadh d.¤ duin an fuil sluaigh S. ar gar duin, Fier. 209 . tainicc deimhin a mbáis go Saxoibh, FM vi 2092 . acht mona a mbeth a d.¤ acca an flathas neamhdha d'fagbail, ZCP i 124 . do bo truagh les gan a d.¤ aicce cindus do beidis . . ., BCC 16.34 . mar fuair S. deimhin air sin, TSh. 9105 . co bfionnta fein a dh.¤ , Buile S. 148 . muna ffághbadh féin d.¤ an sgeoil, TFrag. 28 . deimhin, f., IGT Decl. § 150 .

Compds. ¤ḟorgell sure testimony: in tan arróet demin forgell ind imdibe o Dia, PH 5679 . hi ndeminfoirgell esérgi Críst, LB 226b50 . deimin forgill na scribtuiri, Laws v 12 (perhaps two words `sureness of testimony'). ¤scél: luid fri deminscél cosin ṅgrianán to bear exact tidings, TFerbe 69 . nogo faghthai deiminsgel o R., Fier. 175 . Note also ¤máthair mother (compd. analogous to derb-bráthair, ¤ṡiur): Callech ingen Dunlaing . . . demin máthair Bráin, LL 141b11 ( RC xlvii 314 ).

deiminsce

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see 2 deim.

Deimle

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Forms: Demle, D., Dimle, Dinnle

n.pr. m. gen. Demle, Rawl. 128a22 . D.¤ , LL 382b14 , d8 = Dimle b4 , Dinnle, a5 .

deimne

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n , f. (deimin) firmness, stability . IGT Abstr. Nouns § 21 . d.¤ .i. daingne, ut est meiser aicdi ara deimni .i. ara daingne ima tighet, O'Dav. 748 . ara d.¤ (sic leg.) ┐ ara daiṅgne coṅgbaither a n-airm illámaib nammíled, TBC 5865 . ropo dlug demne a cogent reason (?), LL 11b9 = BB 35b25 (: in- nerge). Certainty, assurance (?): co ndemni certainly , LL 141a2 . co ndemne, Met. Dinds. iii 22 . In chevilles: demni de, LL 143b9 . demne dolaid `sorrowful certainty', Met. Dinds. iv 104 . d.¤ drend, ZCP viii 516 ( LL 191a10 ). Cf. also SR 6765 : tinolsat deimni teclai | slúagai sergi Sírecdai.

deimnech

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adj o, ā. (deimin) assured, certain: ar mbeith deimhneach don ghlóir ṡuthain dóibh they are sure of eternal glory, TSh. 4868 . Firm, steadfast, resolute: U. ┐ E. . . . dias dhána dheimhneach, Keat. ii 1421 . adv. do fiarfaid . . . co demnech, Fen. 268 .

deimnecht

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x = deimne, IGT Abstr. Nouns § 21 .