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díalt, dealt n u and o, n. n s. dealt, Arch. i 160 . dialt n-etar-
léime, Auraic. 1802 . g s. dialta, Lec. 314 . diailt, Corm. Y 447 .
d s. Auraic. 1953 , 5362 ? n pl. dealt, dialt, Corm. Y 447 .
dialta, ib. diailt, ib. IT iii 7.6 . g pl. dialt, IT iii 10.12 . Ana-
lysed by the early glossators as dí-alt jointless , Auraic. 1417 .
5 Corm. Y 447 .
Syllable, monosyllabic word: comrac didiu diailt fri dialt,
is ē deach is laigem (sic leg.) the joining of one monosyllable
with one other, that is the smallest verse-foot
, Corm. Y 447 .
recomarc . . . .i. dialt fri dialt, ut est Corb-mac, ib. it choic
10dialta fuilet a cloīnrē, amail rongab fianamailechar, ib. nach
son oencongbalach do-chuissin is dealt a deach, Arch. i 160 .
fer . . . dialt a diach .i. son oencongbalach cen alt etir, Auraic.
1534 . fer-dialt masculine monosyllable , Auraic. 1828 . deim-
dialt neuter monosyllable , 1858 .
15 d. ¤ n-etarléime (a) unstressed syllable (prep. or particle) pre-
ceding a stressed word:
e, es . . . sech fer a d. ¤ n-e. e, es . . . sech
fer is the d. ¤ n-e.of fer, Auraic. 1803 . (b) More precisely, in
prosody an unstressed monosyllabic word separating two
alliterating words, explained as: remshuidigud óenshillaibe
20eter da chomfhuaim fhidraid, Auraic. 5362 . d. ¤ degléime, 2140 .

díaltach, dealtach, adj o, ā. (díalt) monosyllabic. Of a metre,
characterized by monosyllabic verse-endings: debide guilbnech
dialtach (dealtach, v.l.), IT iii 19.53 .

díaltrom x= díailtir, q.v.: cach altrom co d. ¤ , Arch. iii 227 . co
25d. ¤ , ZCP xvii 54 . ? Cf. co denanaich .i. dealtrum, O'C. 838
( H. 3.18 382b ).

díam xsee is.

díamaidm xsee díumaidm.

diamain xsee diamuin.

30 1 díamair adj i pl. diamra, later also diamaire.
I Hidden, secluded, remote, lonely; hence mysterious, curious,
recondite; mystic: huan glas diamir, Sg. 183b2 . diamraib gl.
clandestinis, Ml. 80b8 . domber i mmaigin diamuir, ZCP iv 40
(TBFr.). bothnait diamair i ngeisind Dia, KMMisc. 210 . a
35tech ṅdiamair ṅderrait, Acall. 2904 . bá-sa . . . i n-allaib
díamraib m'óenur, Im. Brain ii 290 . inada diamra untra-
versed places
(where missing objects would be unlikely to be
found), Laws v 326.z . a doiribh diamaire, Acall. 732 . i
gcoilltibh daingne diamhaire, Keat. iii 5098 . oiléan diamhair,
40 TD 20.69 . do tharla gleann diamhar dóibh, Oss. vi 166 .
a háitibh deamhuire do-eolais, PCT 718 . topur diamair a
mysterious well
, Met. Dinds. iii 28 . issind aidchi—diamair
dál— | da iarraid a hoenuran, LL 145a35 . co roatái tenid
ndiamair `a mystic fire', Met. Dinds. ii 42 . Dia diamair nach
45dorcha, Arch. iii 221 . sgéala diamhra Ghuirt Ghaoidheal
`curious stories', TD 3.122 . tarfás dhoibh diamhuir an fios |
a mbeith gan cheill . . . it was revealed to them—mysterious
tidings—that they . . . would be senseless
, ZCP ii 361 ( DDána
75.22 ). do budh dorcha diamhar doiléir dlighe na nadúra i
50gcroidhthibh na ndaoineadh, Eochairsg. 119 . mo rádh
díamhair, Ps. xlix 4 . d. ¤ ar hidden from, obscure to: diamair ar
cach slúag sona | senchas maige Mucroma hidden from every
host
, Met. Dinds. iii 382 . is tearc neach ar nach diamhair,
Keat. iii 434 . diamair ar senchaidi sund | na trí meic do bhi
55ag C., Acall. 534 (= SG 105.y rendered `on this point of the
three sons of C. our antiquaries are obscure
'). ní raibh éinní
díamhair air an Rígh, 1 Kings x 3 . Superl. deamrem gl.
latebrosissima, ZCP vii 481 ( Enchir. Aug. 73b ).
Of persons secretive (?): macc Domnaill diamair, Rawl.
60 164a39 = diamra, Arch. Hib. ii 85 ( LL 185a35 ). mor fer ro
bói com iarraid | eter chlitar is diamair, LU 3938 ( SC 44 )
(both famous and obscure (men)?). Compar. nir indis . . . scél
budh inganta ┐ budh diamra ina sin more wonderful and more
curious
, Acall. 5590 = SG 209 .
65 Adv. rucsat co diamair dia ndín | immad fiadaig, Met.
Dinds. iii 246 . go raibh Críost . . . go diamhair doḟaicsiona i
lámhaibh na sagart i sacraimint na haltóra, Eochairsg. 73 .
a bhfeitheamh go díamhair amhuil leomhan ina ḟuathais,
Ps. x 9 .
70Compds. ¤ chíall mystic sense: ar dhiamhairchéill chuladh
an Aifrinn, Eochairsg. 35 . ¤ chiallach mystic: Corp fáthrúnda
diamhairchiallach Chríost, 73.11 . ¤ choill dark wood , Fl. Earls
132.9 . ¤ dán occult art: in cech diamar-dhán draoidechta, Leb.
Gab. 142 . ¤ naemthacht: ag diamair-naomthacht chomhrāidh
75re aroile, Fl. Earls 226.30 . ¤ rún deep mystery: of the Incarna-
tion , O'Hussey TC 52 .
II As subst. i. In later lang. sometimes k, cf. diamra.
díamhair f., IGT Decl. § 37 . (a) hidden thing, secret, mystery:
hitiamraib (= hit d. ¤ ) siu, a Dǽ, ref. to de absconditis tuis,
80 Ml. 40a9 . la diamair a inchlidi som (sic leg.) gl. apud arcanum
virtutis suae, 53a5 . do dhiamraibh ┐ do dhoilgib na scriptuire,
LB 127aw . dérca ┐ diamra ┐ deriti Crist, Todd Lect. vi 47 .
a ndiamhair na diadachta, Arch. iii 245 . cor fhoillsigh Dia
diamhair a seicreide fen . . . do C., BCC § 265 . diamhair mo
85sgéoil ní sgaoileabh, TD 39.44 . do ṡir diamhair néal nimhe |
ar séan d'iarraidh fáisdine, DDána 75.20 ( ZCP ii 360 ). a
diamhair do bhean don bhochta revealed (of St. Augustine),
DDána 59.6 . Hence wonder: ni mair Sescend ba do diamraib
fear nUlad, Lec. 279a35 (text doubtful, see ZCP xiv 48 ). na
diamrai (sic MS.) crabaid dogéntar uait ` miracles ', SG 41.31 ;
5 cf. aíbniusa ┐ díamairi, LU 4037 ( SC 49 ).
(b) lonely or remote place; unvisited place, solitude: inna
diamri gl. claustra, Ml. 92d5 . rí . . . rothro[i]sc cethrachait lá
┐ aidche . . . i ndiamraib dorchaib dithruib, SR 7576 . ri
rosaer Hele ┐ Enoc | . . . | i ndiamraib blathib Parduis, 7364 .
10 is ina chorp chollaigi rucad i nnach ndíamair ndíada, Ériu iv
160 . imthéigmís . . . cach fásach cach dorcha ┐ cach diamair,
TBC 3531 . i ndiamraib Slēbe Cuillind, TBC² 884 . ro shir
diamra in tshlebi don tarb, PH 7182 . os diamair mara, LL
142a7 . fo diamair in fheda, SG 55.24 . Marco P. 49 . i réim
15gacha conaire ┐ gacha diamrach, SG 292.36 . i ndiamhair na
coille, Keat. ii 5267 . d'a dhíbirt . . . i ndiamhraibh ┐ i
ndroich-bheilghibh amhail ceithearnach coille, Eochairsg. 17 .
Metaph. depth, recondity: gach diamhair dá ḟréimh roimhe |
iarraidh san réim ríoghroidhe, TD 32.69 . dom dhíon ar
20dhiamhraibh th'eagna, Content. viii 10 .
(c) hiding, shelter, concealment, obscurity, loneliness: fo
diamair a díllaite, Met. Dinds. iii 60 . tug corn a clithardía-
muir a édaig, Fianaig. 58.18 . bátar fo díamair dulig | ic
fiannaib ic fomuirib they (the roads) were in troublesome
25obscurity on account of bands and brigands
, 280 . badair
oslaicte sidha Erenn im Samain do gres, air ni feta diamair
dia Samna for sidaib for they could not be concealed, RC v
202 § 21 . atconnuic na hocht n-éicne . . . ann, ór do bí do
dhiamhair an inuid nár' ecal leosum ní ann, Acall. 2332 . ni
30beiti a māthair Dē a ndiamair | gibé atāthair d'iarraidh ort,
YBL 373a21 ( DDána 94.7 ).