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†damalta n plur. Darkcloudsorshades,darkness,gloom,
obscurity :dochuatar neoil áilli an lái as ┐ táncatar damalta
(v.l. samalta, Franc. MS)dorcha na haidche chucain,
Acall. 1620 . —Not =dam-alta`ox-herds' as Stokes ( l.c. p.
5286 ) suggests. The word bears a close resemblance to
Norw.damla, dumla`become gloomy, cloudy, obscure.'

Dámaltach o,npr. m. trí Dámaltaig Dercdercc
(v.l. Daṁaltaigh Dercce dhercce; Daṁ altadh Deircdirge;
Damaich Dergderc, Lec.) TBC 5890 .

10 damán n o,m. Acalforfawn :binni do doim a damán
BDD,App. 156 ( RC xxii 400. 3 ).tinóilid for ndamana
CZ vi 262. 12 .

Damán o,npr. m. D. ¤ mac Aine BB 156 b 36 . Rawl.
159 b 45 .mac Damain meic Meallrach BB 158 a 12 .
15 mac Mellach, Rawl. 160 b 37 .Damán mac Dáiri father of
Ferdiad TBC p. 1085 b .a Ḟirdiad mic Damán TBC
2255 Y. Lec. 343 a 8 .D. ¤ mac Carthind, Rawl. 159 a 50 .
Damán Damianus, Fél. Oeng. Febr. 12 .Daman láech
Daman cléirech, Rawl. 141 a 28 . 159 b 44 .Daman LL
20 352 a 60 .Húi Damáin, ib. 313 a 24 . Rawl. 120 b 22 .
Glenn Damáin, Tig. 639 .Belach Damáin, Mart. Don.
158 . —As a sobriquet:Aed Daman mac Cremthaind BB
176 c 22 . Rawl. 151 a 6 .mac Aeda Damain BB 176 c 25 ,
47 . Rawl. 151 a 6 .Faithlenn mac Aeda Damain, Rawl.
25 91 d 20 .

damán allaid n aspider CZ vii 409 , 450 .—aranearum.
inna ndamán nallaid, Mil 59 d 1 .item púdar damáin
allaidh(a prescription for epilepsy), O'Gr. Cat. 182. 29 .
peata cuach do bheith ar chrand ... ┐ brat do lín in daṁáin
30alla uimpi, Oss. v 42. 5 .nocha mbia a ṁuinighin aṁuil
líonradh dubháin alluidh, Job viii 14 .dfigheadar líonradh
daṁáin ealluigh, Isaiah lix 5 .daṁán ealla .i. peist, Mac
Curtin s.v. spider .—Cf. damán uisce awater-spider
P. O'C. —Also spelleddabhán,dubhán,alla(eallaidh,ealla);
35still in use.Cf. 4 dam.

Damanscí npr. m. D. ¤ mac Daimíne LL 347 g 28 =
Damannscen mac Doiméni LB 14 d 29 .Damandscein
mac Doimenn BB 216 f 15 .

daman ṡianach n acryingorhowling `daman,' Thes.
40 ii xx , marginal gloss on Sg 52 a ; what it refers to is not
apparent.

damantach adj o-ā. Damned,condemned P. O'C. Dinn. ;
assubst.:go mbia pian an bhlasta ar bhéalaibh na
ndamantach tré ṁéad a nairce le híota, TSh. 183. 20 .—
45Hencedamantacht ā,f damnation P. O'C. Dinn.

damantae adj io-ia,pc.ofdamnaid,q.v.

Damargait pn Dam argait sobriquet ofCairpre. n s.
CairpriDaimairgid BB 116 a 24 .g s. C.Damargait ,
114 d 53 .C.Daimargaid , 217 a 33 .C.Daimairgit , 111 a 33 .
50—Also asnpr.:Raithi mac Daimargait LL 341. 9 f.b. síl
Damargait, Rawl. 140 b 46 .

Damas pn Damascus CZ ii 60 .Cf. Damaisc.

Dam-chluain i,f.,n.l. i cath Damchlúana LL 49 a 6 .
Hy Fiach. 94. 20 .a cath na Damchluana romarbhadh
55 AU i 82. 18 .Cf.Onom.

dam-chuing n i,f. Anox-yoke .co craunn chain...
remidir déil damchuṅga SR 5764 .

damdabach n ā,f.Zimmer Sitzungsberichte 1909, 459 - 462
(all wrong). Possibly an old cpd. ofdam- house (the
60Ind.-Europ. cpd. form ofdem-,dom-,cf. dombelow) with
dabach. No connection withdam ox.
A largetuborvat. pro torcularibus, gl.arnaib dam-
dabchaib .i. huare issi aimser sin i ndentae estosc inna
fine i ndamdabchaib, Mil 24 d 9 .
65METAPH. & TRANSF. (a)applied tofat,rotund men .
dias indi (sc.issind imdaid). Ité damdabcha (v.l.toirnidi)
balcremra BDD 127 .Cf. dabchachabove. (b)acover,
shed, orshelterofshields,testudo .doratad immorro
damdabach dona boccótib immi im cuairt, ScM. 17 (l. 3) .
5 bói fo damdabaig sciath ar omon Conculaind LU 81 a 42 .
TBC 2054 Y.damdabach scíath húasa ceandaib, ib. 862 .
atchonnarc drong ┐ damdabach na caladsciath, TTr.² 892 .
(c)theflooror a particular part of it (originally the place
of thedamdabach).Opposed to `cletha in tige':secht
10stialla umai ón damdabaich co cleithe issin tig LL 248 b 44
(cf. RC xxiv 145. 6 .vom Mittelschiff bis ans Dach des
Hauses
, Thurn. Sagen aus dem alten Irl. p. 117 ). Opposed
to `sliss' and `drumchlae':asrei fer díb in damdabaig tís
cosin usci asren fer aile in sliss fer aile in drumchli LB
15 278 a 45 .
Cf. amdabach.