Cite this: eDIL s.v. promad or

Forms: fromadh

u,m. (vn. of promaid) making trial of, testing, proving . promhadh .i. dearbhadh, O'Cl. ar promad a neirt, gl. pro virtutis experimento, Ml. 54a16 . do promad for ndeserce, gl. caritatis ingenium comprobans, Wb. 16c10 . do phromad mo lám ┐ dírge mo urchair, LU 5092 ( TBC² 606 ). ba o rigaib dobertis forra do promad a cana to test (obedience to) their law, Corm. Y 48 . digeba a promad a tein shall be tested in fire, ZCP iii 451.23 , cf. 454.2 , Ériu i 200.5 . trēna Tailten . . . oc promad na fían-chéite, Met. Dinds. iv 158.164 . ag promhad mo phinn, LB 226 m.inf. mir do cor do coin .i. da promad (i.e. to try his temper), Laws i 180.29 Comm. = fromadh, ib. 31 . A proof, testimony : amail adeir in promhadh-so (introducing a quotation from Scripture), RC xxviii 320 § 38 .


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Forms: fromaid, promtir, promad

v ā. (Lat. probare) in later Mid.Ir. generally fromaid, puts to the test, tries, proves. subj. pres. is licet cia nos-promae thou mayest prove it, Ériu i 202.7 (-proma, -fromha v.l.). is torbe . . . dian-promam if we test it, Fél. Prol. 143 (fromam v.l.). fut. `In setir lat tuidecht . . . isin curach?' `Promfit' ol se I will try, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 92.2) = proimfimít fris we will see, Corm. p. 36 (prúll). perf. amal rond-prom som, Wb. 4b30 . Pass. pres. promthair pain la pugin puincern, Corm. Y 1052 = promtir, LB. fut. promfidir innar gním, Wb. 17b7 . proim- fithir, LU 10983 ( Im. Brain i 48.4 ). perf. pl. ro promtha tré martrai, Fél. June 27 . Of testing food: toimlid in bocht cen co promaid 'na fagaib without testing what he gets, Alex. 978 . míl úre ni promfat the worms will not taste (him), Fél. Ep. 219 . Of sexual encounters: ba rogain mir ó rofrom 'it was a madman's share, when she had tasted him' Met. Dinds. iii 84.14 , Ériu xliv 109 n. 18 . Vn. promad.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. promáil or

n f. trying, testing : i tein bid mór a promad (promáil v.l.), Ériu i 200.5 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. promthae or

Forms: promthe

io, iā. (part. of promaid) tried, tested, proven promthe i n-iriss, gl. probum, Wb. 7b17 . promthe trisna fochaidi, Ml. 38d18 . g s m. ind óir promthi, ib. g p m. inna promthe , gl. proborum, 56b8 . fír-ór promthae, Fél. Oct. 21 . scél promthae a proven story, May 9 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. pronnasc or

n sulphur : Eg. Gl. 515a (equated with ruibh). pronnasc ` brimstone, sulphur ', P. O'C.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. pronomen or

n (Lat. pronomen, learned loan-word) a pronoun : nomen, pronomen, uerbum . . . lasin Laitneoir; ainm ┐ briathar ┐ pronomen . . . ocon Gaedel, Auraic. 320 . robo o pronoibneib foilsigdde phersin frecṅdairc 'either by pronouns which demonstrate a present person' Sg. 200 b 6 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. propir or

n (Lat. proprium) a proper noun or name (learned formation used in Glosses, the native equivalent being ainm díles): a propir son her proper name, gl. Danae, Sg. 32b8 . n p. propiri dílsi, gl. propria, 32b14 . Of names of plants: propir losa, gl. anethi ( Eclog. ii 48 ), Thes. ii 46.6 (Philarg.). pro[pir] fedo, gl. ebuli, 48.2 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. propost or

x see prepost.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. propretóir or

n i,m. (= Lat. propraetor), CCath. 1801 (pretoir v.l.).

prosesiam, prosesion

Cite this: eDIL s.v. prosesiam, prosesion or

Forms: prosetion

n o,m. (Eng. loan-word) a pro- cession : luidh Mochuda . . . ina prosesiam mortimcell reilge na n-aingel, BNnÉ 308.1 . dul a prosesiam, ZCP vi 52.3 . lucht uird na cathrach ina proseisiam, 98.9 . eirgit . . . a prosesion onorach go tempall Petair, Fl. Earls 176.8 . a modh prosesioin in processional order, 174.27 . prosetion, 246.24 .

prosta, (? prósta)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. prosta, (? prósta) or

Forms: prosta, prosda

adj io, iā. brave, valiant : láech prosta mór, TBC 1568 , 1941 . prosta .i. calma ut est bui fer p.¤ la Connachta H. 3.18 p. 626 ( O'C. 1371 ). prosta `strong, able, from prowess. A Bad Irish word', P. O'C. prosda, O'R. prósda (-ta) `valorous, strong . . . roystering', Dinn. Cf. 2 próis.