Eristin

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Forms: tEristin, Eiristin, d'Eirristinibh

pn (<L. Saracenus through Engl., with loss of initial, possibly influenced by erise `heresy'; the -st- perh. = z in common older Engl. Sarazin, O.F. Sarrazin) a Saracen: in tEristin , Fier. 24 . Eiristin 72 . d p. is mor d'Eirristinibh torcair leis ZCP vi 289.23 ; 57.9 . Cf. Sarastín, Seirristínech.

Eristinech

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Forms: Eiristinigh, nEristinech, nIristinach, Eirristineach, hEristinigh

pn o-ā Saracen: v s. a Eiristinigh , Fier. 71 . g p. rí na nEristinech 105 . na nIristinach 114 . sē cēt Eirristineach ZCP vi 53.8 . n p. as a p. do marbadar na hEristinigh , Fier. 106.197 .

Ériu

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Forms: Ériu, Heriu, Eriu, Eri, Éire, Heriu, Hére, Éire, nÉrenn, hÉrenn, Éreand, Éireann, nHerind, Herind, Éirinn, Ēire, Héiriu, Érinn, Éirinn, nhEre, hÉre, Érennmag, Erendmag

n, n.l. f.; see KZ xlvii 233 . ZCP xv 197 (cf. xiv 328 ). (a) Ireland: nom. Ériu IT i 219.11 . Heriu LL 127a1 . Eriu (: trēnu) BB 29a14 . Hereo (: so), Met. Dinds. iii 20.248 . Eri BB 9a45 . 49b40 . Éire, IGT, Decl. ex. 1077 . TD 10.14 . With art. ind Heriu LL 4a 13 . ní hí an Eire-si an Eire bhí anallód ann, O'Gr. Cat. 613 . voc. a Hére (Eiriu v.l.), Fél. July 24 . a Éire , Gad. i 11.1 . gen. cend fáithe nÉrenn , Fél. Nov. 29 . co núagaib na hÉrenn , Ep. 284 . Éreand (: cémeand) IGT, Decl. ex. 1259 . Éireann (: séimhseang) TD 2.26 . acc. tanic i nHerind LL 4a45 . gabsat Herind 4ax . 129b45 . tilid Éirinn (: éineing) TD 10.11 . forfhāgoip sē Ēire , Fl. Earls 2.2 . Cf. fo ḟail Héiriu , Ériu iv 92 § 4 . dat. dond Érinn , Thes. ii 312.5 ( Hy ii 15 ). dh'Éirinn (: Féilim) IGT, Decl. ex. 37 . ni fil i nhEre TBC² 1238 . i n-hÉre , Fél. Ap. 5 . In phr. : nis-fetursa i nHerind in triar sin, acht manid hé in triar, etc. BDD 83 (`I know not at all,' Henebry, RC xxii 418 , cf. mod. Ir. pé i nÉirinn é; but here prob. sense is literal, cf. ni fetursa di feraib Herend nach di feraib betha, manip é... BDD 94.131 ). gi bé i nÉirinn ór gadadh TD 38.8 .

COMP. Érennmag s, n. conmelat echtrainn hErennmag RC xxvi 46.244 . Erendmag LL 8b4 . 287a29 .

(b) eponymous goddess of Ireland : acallsat Herind i nUisniuch LL i 1595 .

erla

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x see airla and íarla.

erlad?

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n oc erlad in nítho ┐ in eggnamo frisin n-ídal, Trip. 92.8 .

erlam

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érlam

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Forms: erlam

n u, o, m.

I Patronage, tutelage (?): bendacht for érlam Patraic, Thes. ii 305.5 ( Hy i 46 ), with gl.: .i. for in érlam as P. `on the patron P.' bennacht for érlam Brigti 306.1 ( Hy i 49 ). atteoch érlam Sanct-Brigte 349.1 ( Hy v 95 ). conacna frim a hérlam `may her patronage help me' 349.6 ( Hy v 100 ). tar érlamh Poil, Arch. iii 295 § 22 . Cf. na neurt derone duine...duforma erlam for nim ZCP iii 451.23 .

II

(a) patron saint; patron or founder (of a church or monastery): nidam buidech don erlam na dígland mu boin for inn gataige I am not grateful to the patron (Mael Ruain of Tallaght), Fél.¹ cxvii 4 . di ingin Glérann...it hé ata érlamae (erláma v.l.) Cille Forgland, Trip. 134.8 . ceat olca na hairchinnigh | it maithe na herlamha ZCP vii 269.17 ; 299 z = Ériu iv 40 n. 3 . cach andoit (.i. fine erlama) `tribe of the patron saint' Laws iii 36.11 Comm. eacluis fine erluma 72.12 . iv 372.20 Comm. Cf. erlam grind [is] manach min... uadaib dlegar apdaine ZCP ix 470 § 3 = xii 385.5 (where erlam perhaps = fine érlama. Cf. Wortk. 212 , where Meyer gives an emended text: ērlam, griän, manach mīn, etc.). torud ind erlamai (erlama), Mon. Tall. § 4 . § 77 (`tithes due from the fine erlama or tribe to which the patron saint of the church belonged,' Note). do feil in erluma `festival of the patron saint' Laws v 128.27 Comm. slisiu... d'echlaisc in erlama (for use in ordeals) 472.2 Comm. tré mhiorbhail Dé ┐ an érlamha FM ii 1060.13 . do bhríogh udhachta an éarloimh (i.e. Patrick) TD 7.18 . a n-onóir an érláimh Phádruig, Mac Aingil 360.3 .

Hence in general (b) a saint, holy man: an t-erlamh ógh egnaidhe (of Conchobhar Ó Duibheanaigh, bp. of Down) FM vi 2370. 12 . réulta eólais érlamh nUisnigh (of Flaithrí O Maoil Chonaire), Studies 1919, 74 .

(c) a patron or founder, in general (?) : mana leicid an rigidh [= ríge] uadhaib iarsan re rochind an t-erlam doib `the founder' Laws v 302.16 Comm.

(d) A tutelar, tutelary spirit, deity (?) (see Stud. Hib. ii 166 , Met. Dinds. i 61 note to l. 49 ): erlam Camsóin `the tutelar of C.' Met. Dinds. i 10.49 (coimdiu v.l.).

érlamach

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adj o-ā abounding in patron saints, in holy men: go hÉirinn n-éarlamhaigh, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 167 . on tir ḟairsing erlamaig, Hy Fiachr. 214 . Cf. an áitreb n-erlamaid 266 .

erláthar, erláthr~

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erlatu

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x see air~

erlissaigidir

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Forms: erlissaigther

v g loathes: ní erlissaigther (gl. numquam ... fastiditur) Ml 62a9 .