erlam

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x see airlam.

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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x see air~

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 .

érma

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n m. g s. é.¤ IGT, Decl. § 2 (p. 39.16) course, movement, motion (?): bérla imṡníomhach na n-éan | érma ilgniomhach aéar, 23 F 16, 3.6 . Cf. érimm.

érmach

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adj o-ā

I Lively, spirited, mobile: fir Ól nEcmacht ermaig sluag IT i 108.11 . Of the sea: ermach muir (hermach, hermech v.l.) a rolling sea (?) IT iii 35 § 17 (but the line is gl.: an muintir atá ag éraim no ag marcaighecht ar an muir, Leb. Gab. i 256 n. 2 ).

II A guider, ruler (?): ermach righe róghlaine | rí Laighean `ruler of a noble kingdom' FM ii 572.11 = TFrag. 222.3 .

ermin

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n (<Eng. ermin, ermine) ermine: furra do ermin amail lili D iv 2, 58 [56]ra, y .

ermóin

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n (= airmóin) high (?) moorland: isind ermonai ar in telach...nipat ili anmand eissi dochum nime, Trip. 84. 25 . i ffosccadh allbhruaich isind ermhona, Hugh Roe² 11.4 (f. 6a) .

ermúr

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n (= airmúr) o, m. front-wall, fortification: tre ermúru (gl. per propugnacula), Lib. Hymn. i 21.23 ( Todd i 79 ).