imbáide

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n (2 imm- + báide affection) [,f.] great love or affec- tion: becc ná romúchda dóine | oc eólchaire, oc imbáide `in eager longing, in fond desire,' Ériu iv 96 § 18.

imbáine

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n [,f.] intense pallor: a Ghuaire in imráidi | im- ghlasad iar nimbáini (of the process of corruption in a dead body), SG 401.18 (= glassad īarna bāine, Arch. iii 2.1 ).

imbalc

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adj o, ā very strong: tri slega imbailc imáithi, LL 30d43 .

? imban :

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ind ar folmais (leg. ar-folmais ?) imban banbrethaib .i. ro lamdais comdais bretha ban bain nobeth and, O'Dav. 994.

imbánad

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n [u, m.] vn. of imbánaid. act of growing pale: tri ara n-aichnider cach fergach : ír, crith, imbánad, Triads 188. crith no imdergad no imbán[a]d, O'C. 2582 ( Eg. 88, fo. 49a ). nucu nastann crích (= crith) na imdergad na imbánadh, O'D. 2367 ( Rawl. B 506, fo. 43d ).

imbánaid

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Forms: roi- derctar, roimdergthar

v makes very pale: subj. pres. s. 3 pass. má roi- derctar (leg. roimdergthar, Ed.) a brathair riam nó ma imbántar `if his brother turns ... pale,' Ériu vii 168 § 13.

imbárach

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x see bárach.

1 imbas, imbus

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Forms: imb-ḟess

n o, m. , n. (imb-ḟiuss or imb-ḟess `das grosse vielumfassende Wissen,' Thurneysen, ZCP xix 164 ; Ériu xxxii 79 ).

great knowledge ; poetic talent, inspiration ; fore-know- ledge ; magic lore: imas .i. saidecht, Stowe Gl. 433 , Lec. Gl. 364. iachta[d] sluaigh suide n-imbais .i. estidh in sluagh re saidhecht, nó dobeir subaidhe ar in sluagh in t-imat sofeasa bis acon said sin, O'Dav. 1071. būas .i. soes n- arc[h]etail arinní dothēt imbas īar mbūais, Corm. Y 148. cethri srotha déc éicsi ... immas ┐ dichetal, LL 30d34 . ad-sloinn airdnemhidh iomhais (of the technical accomplish- ments required of a poet), Ériu xiii 18.20 . sreth immais (a technical term in poetry for connecting all words of a verse line by alliteration), IT iii 30.14 . trí labra ata ferr túa : ochán ríg do chath, sreth immais, molad iar lúag, Triads 112. srotha ionnalta an iomais, Content. xxii 17 n. 4 .

Referring especially to knowledge or fore-knowledge obtained by magic or occult means: failte fri tascor n-imais dofaircet nae cuill cāinmesa for Segais i sīgaib, Anecd. v 25.5 (cf. Ériu xiii 26.17 , ZCP xvii 268.13 ). imbus greine .i. bolg greine imfuilnges in grian for na luibhibh ┐ cipe caithes iat bidh dan aigi ? i.e. poetic knowledge derived from the river Graney, O'Dav. 1569. is suithe iumais Greine na (= no) Boinne uil aici, Laws iii 50.9 Comm. Tipra Connla...fo' tat cuill ┐ imbois (? leg. cuill imbois) na heicsi, RC xv 456 § 59. immas na Segsa so dait, Met. Dinds. iii 286.21 . luidh Cuchulainn do ririm imhais ar Boinn, O'C. 1362 ( H 3. 18, p. 624a ). buinne na Buaisi ar a mbi bladh iomais nó eladhna, Leb. Gab. 64 n. 5 . dogebthi bheós cna iomhais for Bhóind ┐ Bhuais fria linn, FM i 90.4 . a c[h]ur ar amus na filed go nderndais faillsiugudh imais cindas ro baí Aengus iarna égaib, Ériu xi 45.28 (= O'D. 950 ). gabais (Finn) a mér ina bēolu. A donic as afrithisi foopairt dicetal. Fortnosmen an imbas con- debert, RC xxv 346.1 . fortnosnae a n-imus .i. do fuarascaib a soes ar is ainm imbas do soes, O'C. 768 ( H 3. 18, p. 361 b ). Hence : imbas forosna(i) (lit. knowledge which illuminates) a special gift of clairvoyance or prophetic knowledge sup- posed to be possessed by poets in ancient Ireland. The rites through which this knowledge was supposed to be acquired are described in Corm. Y 756 , Laws i 44.6 , O'C. 767 ( H 3. 18, p. 361a ) (see Thurn. ZCP xix p. 163 . Scottish Gaelic Studies iv 97 ff . Scott, R.D., The Thumb of Know- ledge, chap. iii ): "can dothéig" or Medb. "a halbain iar foglaim filidechta" or ind ingen "in fil imbass forosna lat" or Médb. "Fil écin" or ind ingen. "Décai damsa didiu, cobbia mo ḟechtas", TBC² 40. doairchechain Scathach do anni aridmoiad co n-epert fris tria imbas forossndi dia foirciund, Anecd. v 28.12 . asbert Find triasa n-imbas forosnai, `fer ilurg,' ol sé, Fianaig. 38.6 . tredi dlegar dun ollamain filead .i. teinm laeghdha ocus imus forosnadh ocus dicedal do cennaib, Laws v 56.20 Comm. ni conermaitis teinm laodhu no ímbas forosna (of poets who passed false judgments), Laws i 24.33 .

imus forosnudh name of a metre , IT iii 102 § 187.

2 imbas

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n excessive narrowness ? : .i. nemchumca .i. bas ebraice .i. angustiae , O'Mulc. 713. bean teite di tarr i cain lanamna no d'i.¤ , Laws v 486.9 (In ZCP xv p. 355 n. 3 Thurn. : imbas .i. nemchumce `Nicht-Enge,' Man erwartete `Enge (des Beckens)').

imbath

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n ocean, sea: immbath .i. ocian .i. bath muir, ut est muir iter Ēirinn ┐ Albain, uel aliud quodcumque mare nad timchella imac[h]ūairt ut Mare Terrenum. imbath ... .i. immuir .i. muir immatimc[h]ellae imac[h]ūairt, is é do occian duit-si ón, Corm. Y 753. bath .i. muir, ut est sruth n-i.¤ n-ard .i. sruth ard ime do bath .i. do muir, O'Dav. 193. iombath .i. muir thimcill .i. muir thimchilleas oilén, no tír ima ccúairt, O'Cl. acht mar ata muir is mionshruth | no iombath (glossed tanalach no muir bheag) agus oiccén, Hard. ii 292.4 .

imbe

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Forms: imbe, íme, imbi, himi, ime, ime, imbib, himeda, imeada, imeduib

vn. of imm-fen. io,n. later f. n s. á n-imbe , Ml. 102a13 . ín íme , Laws iv 140.z. Comm. g s. imbi, Críth Gabl. 247. na himi , Laws i 216.14 Comm. d s. ime, v 462.28 Comm. n p. ime, iv 72.4 . d p. imbib, Ml. 110b2 . Also with dental inflexion : n p. na himeda , O'D. 1569 ( H 5. 15, p. 4 b ). a p. imeada, O'D. 2263 ( Rawl. B 506, fo. 22d ). d p. imeduib, Laws v 270.20 Comm.

(a) the act of fencing or hedging: ria ré imbi before fencing time, Críth Gabl. 247. is ima ime ocus ima gort- glanad ro gabadh in athgabail `it was for fencing and weed- ing it the distress was taken,' Laws i 134.15 Comm. do-gnít na braithre a lá n-air, a la [m]buana, a la n-ime, O'C. 379 ( H 3. 18, p. 214b ). bern ... no bid cach ica gressacht imma immi `urging him to close it,' RC viii 54.21 .

(b) fence, hedge: á n-imbe bís immun fini ón, Ml. 102a13 . hua imbib gl. sepibus, 110b2 . tuinech torachta rosrig | im thalmain contib (facs. seems to read condib) immib he bound a circular fold round the earth with two divisions, SR 192. imbe n-indraic a satisfactory hedge, Laws iv 118.28 Comm. co[r] clandad leo ín íme fa trí, 140.z Comm. in athgabail gabur im nemdenam na himi bis itir na gurta arba ocus na faithchi feoir, i 216.14 Comm. ceithre ime do cuisin: clais, cora, duirime, felmad, iv 72.4 . imeda urcradacha ... garad ┐ galam ┐ log, O'D. 1569 ( H 5. 15, p. 4 col. 2 ). trí dubthrebtha : tuga co fúatchai, imme co forṅgaire, tírad co n-aurgorad `putting up a fence with a proclamation of trespass,' Triads 140. ba cathir cen immi (of Troy after Hector's death), TTr.² 1209. feth .i. ime, ut est fobith is cach cond ar econn feth `every person sui iuris is a fence for the witless,' O'Dav. 827.

(c) a weir, dam: ime do denam ar cinn eisc na flatha, O'Dav. 60. im aire fri sruth .i. ime ar cind in srotha, Laws i 204.25 Comm. mor imme mor for Sinaind, Rawl. B 503, fo. 19f. (Plummer MS notes).

(d) In the Laws as a gloss to fál in the sense of a legal bar or barrier: fal fine .i. in n-ime doni in fer fine ica[s] a cinta, Laws v 500.18 Comm. fal fir crenas .i. in ime do-ni in fear cennaiges in ferund ar log mbec, 502.24 Comm.