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deimin adjAlways spelt demin in O. Ir. Glosses. g s f. deimne, LL
193b50 . n p. (as pred.) demni, LU 2613 . a p m. and n. demniu,
LL 7a8 . demne, 234ay ( TTr. 1291 ) = BB 398b48 . d p.
80 demnib, SR 5656 , YBL 179a21 . deimnib, SR 4692 . Compar.
demniu, Ml. 112b13 . démniu, PH 6731 . demni, LL 182b37 .
Equative demnithir, Wb. 28c14 , Ml. 131d12 . See also
demein.
I As adj. sure, certain, undoubted: amal bid Dia farid gellad . . .
85bad demnithir sin let it be as sure as if God had declared it, Ml.
131d12 , cf. Wb. 28c14 . rogellai Saul . . . a ingen dó, demin
scél (chev.), SR 5839 . ni cuala scel bo demniu, YBL 125b35 .
demni scélaib surest of tidings (chev.), LL 182b37 . demin
forgaill (chev.), SR 4302 . demniu idnu, LL 7a8 . cidat demni
araile di ruinib na esergi, RC xxv 242.2 . is demin (folld. by
5clause with or without conj.): is demin nach hepelam, SR
2748 . is d. ¤ co mbia esergi dóib, RC xxv 236 . is d. ¤ is derb is
airithe co nach . . ., PH 6036 . is d. ¤ de-sin conid . . ., 2264 .
as dearbh deimhin ná . . ., FM vi 2358 . is gle is d. ¤ is Duid
rogab na psalmu, Hib. Min. 162 . is d. ¤ tánic mo lá, SG 91.26 .
10 is d. ¤ écin, is e in duine-si rotsáraig, PH 3855 . is demin lim
I am sure (of, that): is demniu liunn a n-adchiam . . . oldaas
an rochluinemmar, Ml. 112b13 . is demhin lemsa . . . an ní
bhias de sin, TFrag. 202 . nach ni is d. ¤ leo do dlestin dib,
Laws ii 272 . is in luc i mba d. ¤ leo in crand do thuitím where
15there were sure the tree would fall
, Lat. Lives 94 . gach inad
inar d. ¤ le Pādraig bendachad do Chairill, ZCP vii 307 . With
FRI: ropad d. ¤ frisna hoen n-apstal déc . . . certe iam noverant
undecim apostoli, PH 5122 . is demin dom: is demhin do
righaibh Erend . . . ni biadh tuisel . . . foraibh it is certain to
20the kings of E. that . . . they shall meet with no mischance
,
BR 6.20 .
As attrib. with subst., certain, indisputable; sure (to come),
inevitable: iarmofuacht A. scéla demne dona techtaib, LL
234a49 ( TTr. 1291 ). a fhioss deimhin cissi haidhed nombérad,
25 SG 79 . derbfaistine demin do denum do, MR 166 . tresna
runu rodemne, BB 398b48 . ni hūaim téit éc dían d. ¤ , Arch.
iii 216 . coroslig . . . díglaib demnib with sure vengeance,
SR 5656 . genuine, real: ba dál ri dithrub ṅdemin, LL 151b21 .
is hesin dlige d. ¤ tresa tanic ... the way...really came, PH 232 .
30 fid d. ¤ na nduan the true tree of poems, SG 245 . Sure, reliable,
trustworthy: cultech ndemin, Thes. ii 292.10 . dín d. ¤ , SR 5798 .
cona cathrachaib . . . daiṅgnib deimnib, 4692 . fri dai[n]gniu
demniu, LL 7a8 . lamda degmná deimne, 193b50 . a Dé demin,
183b13 . riaglóir d. ¤ , Ériu iii 106 .
35 Adv. in demin surely, certainly, verily, indeed ; gl. quod
quidem, Ml. 37a13 , cf. 37a17 . cid in d. ¤ gl. iam quidem omnino,
Wb. 9c18 . Mid. Ir. co demin: de nim tra co d. ¤ doraga in
comdiu, RC iv 248 . cuich thú, a duine, go deimhin? Buile S.
148 . budh ri go deimhin . . . an ghen fail id bhroinn, TFrag.
40 102 . Often emphasizing answer to a question: nach hé Cailte
. . . siút? is mé co d. ¤ , ar C., Acall. 3216 ; 2376 , 6318 . go d. ¤
derb, SG 245 . Defining foregoing statement, to wit, namely:
as comfocus ind aimser. aimser sin in báis co d. ¤ (= tempus
utique mortis), PH 5089 . slicht in gói rothecht ina thoeb . . .
45.i. ina thoeb ṅdess co d. ¤ (= videlicet latus dextrum), 6780 .
isin cathraig .i. i nIerusalem co d. ¤ , 5081 .
II As subst., certainty, assurance, proof: doberadh d. ¤ duin an
fuil sluaigh S. ar gar duin, Fier. 209 . tainicc deimhin a mbáis
go Saxoibh, FM vi 2092 . acht mona a mbeth a d. ¤ acca an
50flathas neamhdha d'fagbail, ZCP i 124 . do bo truagh les gan
a d. ¤ aicce cindus do beidis . . ., BCC 16.34 . mar fuair S.
deimhin air sin, TSh. 9105 . co bfionnta fein a dh. ¤ , Buile S.
148 . muna ffághbadh féin d. ¤ an sgeoil, TFrag. 28 . deimhin,
f., IGT Decl. § 150 .
55Compds. ¤ ḟorgell sure testimony: in tan arróet demin forgell
ind imdibe o Dia, PH 5679 . hi ndeminfoirgell esérgi Críst,
LB 226b50 . deimin forgill na scribtuiri, Laws v 12 (perhaps
two words `sureness of testimony'). ¤ scél: luid fri deminscél
cosin ṅgrianán to bear exact tidings, TFerbe 69 . nogo faghthai
60deiminsgel o R., Fier. 175 . Note also ¤ máthair mother
(compd. analogous to derb-bráthair, ¤ ṡiur): Callech ingen
Dunlaing . . . demin máthair Bráin, LL 141b11 ( RC xlvii 314 ).

Deimle n.pr. m. gen. Demle, Rawl. 128a22 . D. ¤ , LL 382b14 ,
d8 = Dimle b4 , Dinnle, a5 .

65 deimne n iā, f. (deimin) firmness, stability . IGT Abstr. Nouns
§ 21 . d. ¤ .i. daingne, ut est meiser aicdi ara deimni .i. ara
daingne ima tighet, O'Dav. 748 . ara d. ¤ (sic leg.) ┐ ara daiṅgne
coṅgbaither a n-airm illámaib nammíled, TBC 5865 . ropo
dlug demne a cogent reason (?), LL 11b9 = BB 35b25 (: in-
70nerge). Certainty, assurance (?): co ndemni certainly , LL
141a2 . co ndemne, Met. Dinds. iii 22 . In chevilles: demni de,
LL 143b9 . demne dolaid `sorrowful certainty', Met. Dinds.
iv 104 . d. ¤ drend, ZCP viii 516 ( LL 191a10 ). Cf. also SR 6765 :
tinolsat deimni teclai | slúagai sergi Sírecdai.

75 deimnech adj o, ā. (deimin) assured, certain: ar mbeith deimhneach
don ghlóir ṡuthain dóibh they are sure of eternal glory, TSh.
4868 . Firm, steadfast, resolute: U. ┐ E. . . . dias dhána
dheimhneach, Keat. ii 1421 . adv. do fiarfaid . . . co demnech,
Fen. 268 .

80 deimnecht x= deimne, IGT Abstr. Nouns § 21 .

deimnigid(ir) v(deimin), in LB oft. démnig- ( PH 1738 , 1765
etc.). IGT Verbs § 106 . (a) confirms, certifies: demnigid gl.
confirmat, Sg. 158b3 . radeimnigestar dia gl. contestante Deo,
Wb. 32c20 . ni ed a met demnigmini ar ndligeda ho testimnib
85gl. non solum volumus adprobare, Ml. 35b1 . demnigte gl. qui
. . . conantur adstruere, 16a15 . demnigur dim gruadib I will
prove by my cheeks, Laws i 10 . deimnigit seic a dilsi co deimin
they guarantee . . . with certainty, v 498 . is é démniges a
diadacht ó fhertaib imdaib, PH 1765 . ni pater demnichus
deit a glanath a `pater' does not certify its cleansing, Ériu ii 222 .
5 demnigthir dun (chev.), ZCP iii 24 . tinghealta an druadh do
dheimhnigh confirmed, TD 13.40 . do dheimhnigh sí an ḟoghail
ort hath convicted thee of the foray, 29.18 . asserts, avers (abs.
or with vn. or clause): demnigid Matha sund, Ísu do shuide
. . ., PH 4457 . demnigid Lucás ┐ Eoin co n-acatar, 3417 .
10 amal demniges in t-apstal, 3451 . amail demniges Iob, RC
xxiv 240 . mar demniges in rígfaith, iv 248 . is ed is mou
demnigit augtair what authors mostly assert, PH 6978 . aseadh
dheimhnighid úgdair, ML 142 . deimnigimsi duit gurub mísi
O., Fier. 40 . conid bréc inni rodémnigis doib, PH 2245 .
15 rodemnigh duit bas do brathar, ZCP iv 389 .
(b) makes sure, protects: quae . . . communiunt (sic leg.) .i.
demnigte, Ml. 75a8 .
(c) In middle sense, assures oneself, is certain: deimhnighsi
lat co taet-som be assured, RC xiii 8 . rodeimhnighsiod conadh
20fíorcharaid dóibhsiomh sibhsi they are certain that you are true
friends to them
, TFrag. 232 .