1 eimer

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n o, m. some kind of stone, granite (?); often contrasted with ael: aíl-tech emir `lime-white house of granite' (of polished stone?) Met. Dinds. iv 108.2 . nír ghabh ré thoisc áel ná eimer [sic leg.] | gur loisc cáer thenedh Dá thí neither lime nor granite (?) checked his course until... Cóir Anm. 146 . ní chuala coinnmhedh n-eimhir | ciatchuala coinnmhedh muirir | gar coinnmhedh clocha Oiligh...`billeting of gritstones' FM ii 968.5 . Saor na dtrí dtoigeadh | nach bí dh'aol na dh'eimhear, H 3.19, 26 (: deireadh). mar eimhear is ord dá ghuin, Dán Dé xxv 24 . iomad do chlochaibh eimhir do chur san teinidh (for heating water), Keat. ii 5105 . Cf. émer .i. ni glē...is emer [in cloch], ni find in cloch, O'Mulc. 393 . Cf. the compd. eimherderg, v.l. to cróderg (a shade in Cú Chulainn's hair) TBC 2714 .

2 eimer

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n a plant-name: emer slébe asillia folium (= millefolium?) sive ambrosia Arch. i 331.3 . Ambrosia, eupatorium, liliagus .i. tri hanmanna na hemer [leg. n-emer?] slebe 340 . don eimer slebe ib. (< Crawford MS. 10ª, 124b ). calamentum .i. in emir sleibi (calamint?) RC ix 244.5 . emir slébhi mountain-sage Hog. Luibhl.

Eimer

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Forms: Emer, Eimere, Emir, Eimhir

npr. f. nom. Emer LL 138a26 . ní lesainm duit ind Emer foltchaín FB 19 . SC 39.43 . gen. Eimere RC xi 442 . dat. acc. Emir SC 39.48 . FB 19 . Eimhir (: deimhin), Louth Arch. Journ. v 20 .

eimid

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v obtains: pret. 3 s. pass. (or active?) ni ro-et o Bran annsin 'that was not obtained from Bran' ZCP xxix 321 ; 'he did not obtain it from Bran' Ériu iv 46 (Cáin Eimíne Báin) .

éimid

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adj i (cf. éimech) swift, prompt: labrath eimigh (: clēirigh), Snedgus u. MacR. § 56 . cf. 65 . bid émid a cobair Fél. Dec. 29 LB. redig dam, a Dé do nim, | co hémid... LL 141b28 = Rawl. 76a5 . co heimidh, Trip xxviii . gabait umpa co héimid (: cléirig) `in haste equipped them' SG 65.40 . lim bus cumain co hemig | geib umut ┐ erig YBL 315a30 . a Bhrigit...a chaillech óg éimid SG 389.13 . a Rí ríchid reidig dam | tria gné n-eimid n-eladan LL 143a40 . bad emídh gurbadh særcach BB 64d5 = ba hemich corbad sercach, Zu Ir. Hss. u. Lit. i 14.11 .

éimige, éimiche

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Forms: emichi, emigi, émigi

n , f. (éimech) seasonableness, oppor- tuneness, readiness: hua emichi (gl. maturitate) Ml 76d7 . isind emigi (gl. in opportunitate [sententiae]) 42b8 . cen émigi (gl. absque opportunitate) 50b7 .

eipe

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n io, n.

I Act of cutting; a cutting, incision: im fidbae .i. bis oc eibi in feda, Laws i 140.2 Comm. amser as coimdire tairddbe cacha feda fria bun-ebe `when the cutting of each tree is liable to the same fine as cutting the trunk' iv 168.25 . Paring: fir-epi combi ocus a rinn biraith amail delc `cutting them until their points are sharp like thorns' (gl. on: airdbe naindeilg, a kind of trespass) i 236.6 . Of breaking the surface of land: fír-eibe in feraind (gl. on: aurba tire) iv 152.11 . (pl.) fir-ebeda doberar ar in ferand 154.14. Comm. in fir-eipe doníter resin n-eimfedhain doberar ar amus in muilind the clearing for the carriage 154.26. Comm.

Transf.: eipe a droma the back-cut (of a salt pig, i.e. the place where the cut is made) Laws ii 246.5 .

Metaph.: iar n-eipe rechta (.i. iar na brisi .i. iarna turbrodh) `after violating the law' i 260.26 ( 282.14 ).

II A cutting out, culling, selection: forsin n-aibgitir .i. forsind epe au[g]dair `author's selection' Auraic. 349 . 390 . 2711 (ebe). 2647 (eibe). 2779 (eipi).

Cf. cach mes...is a midbu miter .i. is ondi tara mbi in t-eibe meodhanach .i. in grainne a mesemnaigther é, eipe .i. grainne mas fír dhamhsa, O'Dav. 1244 (i.e. the middle notch of the balance-beam resting on the fulcrum ?) airdbidh no aird-eibi .i. cinnedh,...for airdeibe cinntech `a definite decision' (?) 110 .

eipit

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(fem. part. of as-ben, according to Marstrander RC xxxvi 344 ) name of an agricultural tool, axe, hatchet, chisel EIF 488 (?): tāl, tarathar, tuiresc, días, fidchrann eipit, Laws iv 310.12 . arathar. ord. usca. epit. indeoin BB 310b49 = Auraic. 5728 . ? epit epi (ἐπί) super. epet didiu desuper petit O'Mulc. § 407 , ZCP xx 482 .

eirbe

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n a fence: eirbe .i. ab erba .i. a verbo. arindi conói ḟēr, O'Mulc. 418 . etarbe .i. erbe eter eit a boundary between flocks 458. Cf. cen gaí ní ria éc eirbe [sic leg.] mnaí bad lia sét sóer-ṡeilbe, Met. Dinds. iii 368.35 . gu n-eirbed 'defence, protection' Éigse vii 250 § 3 . See airbe.

éirentach

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adj o-ā (as-ren) liable to pay, suable (for a debt, fine, etc.): eirentach cach fine iar n-elod cintaigh every family is liable to pay after the evasion of a criminal Laws iv 242.11 (with gl.: eirnidh cach fine fiacha iar léco[n] élaighthe don cintach, l. 21 ).

eirg

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v imper.: see téit.