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30 immar prepsee Bergin, Ériu xiv 142. Not found in O.Ir. Glosses.
imbar, TBC² 2330. immar, SR 581. mar, ib. 36 , 190 ,
2187 . Corm. p. 36 (s.v. prull).
I Prep.leniting and governing the acc. (in later Ir. somet.
dat., esp. in pl.) (a) like,as: carpat imbar rīgraith romōir
35`like a royal fort,' TBC² 2330. ra chasnig a ḟolt imma chend
imar craíbred ṅ-dercscíath, TBC 2616. crithnaigset ...
immar chrand re sruth, 2591 .a sliasat mar ṡámthaig ... a
brú mar miachbolg, Corm. p. 36 (s.v. prull).mo rí immar
thus osin tslóg, SR 581. domun ... | mar ubull febda
40fircruind, 36 .immar thuile mara maill, Met. Dinds. iii
176.135 .ni chluinem ... callig immar naeb Brigit ┐ clerech
immar Chaemgen, LL 44b7 .i n-ar n-aingliu mar caeraib
tened, PH 7261. ná sén ionn mar ollumain, O'Gr. Cat.
475.28. bid tri cét níamann mur paidrinib fóna b[h]raighit,
45 Maund. § 170. cend amar cenn Ailella, Celt. Rev. iv 24.19 .
fuileóngfaid ocras mar mhadradha`ut canes,' TSh. 6553.
mar an druing do mhair ré n-a linn féin, Keat. ii 5078.
Used to introduce a predic.nach gēbdaīs mar aithmēla
c[h]ucu`they would not regard it as a matter of regret,' ML²
50 573. messait cách mar inadh naomhtha sliap Taboir, Fl.
Earls 152.1 .gan a n-adhradh mar dhéibh, Parrth. Anma
151.3 .
mar sin like that,likewise,thus,so: is mar sin is línta in
doman, PH 7664. is mar sin do lucht in athimráid, 7677 .
55 cid dogén muna fagar mar sin íat ?, ZCP viii 113.9 .da mola
tu duine ar uaisli mol a athair mairsin praise his father
likewise
, Ériu v 140.126 .bud cobsaid ár síodh mar sin
`so shall our peace be confirmed,' O'Gr. Cat. 380.18. ní mur
sin dóibh`that is not the case with them,' IGT Introd. 9.17 .
60 mar so thus: is mar so do bhí geineamhuin Iosa Criosd,
Matt. i 18.
mar an gcéadna likewise: tángadar maithe Mumhan ...
mar an gcéadna, ML 16.7 .
II Conj. (a) as,like as(expressing manner or implying
65a comparison): islan a sarugh mar adeir so, Laws iv 230.2 .
doraga in Comdiu ... mar demniges in rígfaith, LU 2361.
immar rosfuc in chumal`as the slave-woman had borne
him
,' Ériu iv 94.4 .immar roscum Adna`as A. had devised
them
,' Auraic. 1968. ammar as dess ┐ as less, LL 189b40 .
70 rat chur ... mar chúras ben báid a mac, TBC 3788. tuc
gach tir a thoradh trom | mar dobái ag Corbmac, ZCP
viii 109.5 .mar as luaithe as éidir, O'Hussey T.C. 175.12.
Folld. by depend. neg.:mar nách mothaig in lenab urchóit,
PH 7731. mar nách foil, O'Hussey T.C. 43.9. After com- par.:comtis annso a phiana oldas mar ata fo secht, Ériu
ii 142 § 152. is mo inás imar dlegar`which is greater than
is due
,' BColm. 98.10 .mar go ... go as ... so tuig mar go
raibhe bliadhain phéine ar an anam ... gurab, TSh. 4375.
mar atá namely (enumerating the components of a
80group or introducing a noun in apposition):dosiblaigh
móran do thírthaib in domuin mar ata an Fraingc ┐ an
Almain, ZCP ii 2.5 .máthair an tseisir oile ... mar atá
Lasrain, Baodan, ..., Mart. Don. 212.10 .i gcoinne a bhráith-
reach mar atáid na trí Cairbre, Keat. ii 4357. do bhíodh
85príomhlongphort ar leith ag airdrígh Eireann mar atá Teach
Miodhchuarta, iii 543 .triúr ... do chruinniúgad ... mar
atá Fearfeasa O Maoilchonaire, ┐ rl., MS. Mat. 552.4 . =id
est: ag búain na dioluidhechda as mó dob éidir do bhuain
amach ... mar atá bás an duine do bhí 'na Dhia, Parrth.
Anma 88.3 .rí go bhfreasabhra ... mar atá rí ag a raibhe
5mórán d'uaislibh Éireann ag cur n-a aghaidh, Keat. iii 4964.
Frequent in citing examples,etc.(cf. O'Dav. 'sut est) :
sgríobhthar ... a, o, u, ar son a chéile mar atá sompla,
somplo, somplu, MS. Mat. 560.4 .
(b) how (folld. by abs. form of vb.,cf.(e) below):co
10n-aiced immar itá in tech mór, LU 3732. is suairc immar
glecait-siumh | tuile is aithbe co n-uaire, Anecd. ii 23 § 3.
is commairgi dait immar thanac assin longphort ar einech
... Fergusa, TBC 1854. ní hénairt immar dorigned not
weakly was it done
, LL 296a15 .cúimnig mar do immchur
15do máthair tú, PH 7388. an fhider sib ... mar atá sruth
na pían, RC xxiv 374.18 .mar tā ar n-anam (sic leg.) ach
how our soul is, alas! Arch. iii 236 § 10.
(c) with past subj. (later also sec. fut.), as if,as though:
mar bad land dergóir, LU 6394. mar bad do chloich, 6419 .
20 immar bad locharnn lánsolusta, TBC 2730. immar bdais
meic dó, PH 4097. dogniind ... airchisecht dib, mar no-
béind athair doib, 6107 .mar bad hí a ben bithdíles, Ériu
iv 104 § 49. mar do beith sib beō co brāth, Arch. iii 239 § 24.
do rachadh gan mhoill go flaitemhnas mar nách diongnadh
25einphecadh riamh, O'Hussey T.C. 194.2. mar do thicfaitis
ōn spāinn, Fl. Earls 10.25 .mar nach biadh etorscaradh
etorra riamh, 148.5 .mar nach gcomhairsedh urchoid fris,
11 .mar nachwith indic.:mar nach rabhamar riamh
`tanquam non fuerimus,' TSh. 4294.
30(d)temp.when,as soon as(of time present, past or
future).: mar thairc in fer sin do marbad, TBC 1784.
immarránic in glaissi`when he reached the stream,' Ériu
iv 102 § 44. immar nascfe-su do ṡnaidm`when thou shalt
bind thy covenant
,' 106 § 60 .immar da bi ann gu facca in fer
35chuigi, v 72.14 .mar thic in gémrad, PH 7667. immar
bíth Carpre when Carpre was slain, CRR 54. ag sin mar
connairc a chompánach, Rel. Celt. ii 190.19 .do ghabh ...
dásacht é mar fuair se arna losgadh ... a dhuthaidh, 182.20 .
gusan úair mar éirigh Crist ó marbaib, RC xxiv 374.26 .
40 is ann sin do cumadh comairle ... mar fuair fis na fāistine,
ML² 79. tug comhfhortacht ... dōip mar do chuiretair sa
ffairrgi ... cros óir`a cross of gold ... being put by them in
the sea gave them great relief
,' Fl. Earls 10.6 .
(e)loc.where (folld. by dependent or rel. form of vb.,
45 cf.(b) above):an flaith ... mar a mbia maith ar marthain
where there will be lasting good, ZCP viii 221 § 49. docum
nime mara fuil ēn-Dia, RC xii 336.23 .isin dorchatu ... mar
na faicfea solus co bráth, PH 7759. tanic ... na mathi
mar a rabi Brian, Cog. 156.13 .gnáth-bhéas ... na gcineadh-
50acha uile mar éirgheas grian, Corp. Astron. 2.12 .a fagbāil
mar a ffrīth, Fl. Earls 64.26 .

immar- (imb-ro-) prefixwith intensive forcefound before
nouns and vbs.e.g. immarchrúas,immarbréc,immarchór-
aigid
,immarlethaid,etc.See below.

55 immarach n m. border,bordering territory: iomorach .i. imeal,
O'Cl.`iomorach, iomurach .i. imleach bordering,edging,
brinklike ,' P. O'C. mac bethad ... gheinfes ... isinn imarach
so thiar, Lism.L. 939.

immaraen xseeimmaróen.

60 immarbad [n u,m.] mutual slaying,fighting,contending: it
lóig, it úain co n-dath | co cairddi, cen immarbad, Im.
Brain § 38. co mbatar tri la ┐ tri aidchi ic immarbad isin
cnucc sin, LL 160b46 .

immarbae n[io,n.]vn.ofimb-ro-ben, see Meyer, Wortkunde
65 ix § 219 . deceit,falseness: iomarbha .i. brég, O'Cl.inmain
lésbairi glan glé | nad epéra immarbe, Trip.² 1744 , glossed
.i. breg, Arch. iii 24.13 .cen ethech cen imarbae, Arch. iii
325.7 .ri rosnordaig na di bai | cosinn airc cen immarbae,
SR 5434. clú cen imarba`fame without deceit,' Fél.² ci 5.
70 nocho n-aithesc immarba`it is no deceitful utterance,' Met.
Dinds. iii 440.2 .nech asber immarbae mbreithre, Ériu
vii 158.11 .imarbe testa ┐ testus necomlann, O'C. 607
(< H 3.18,p. 296 ).bag ┐ maidhem ┐ imarba test, O'C.
2422 (< Eg. 88,fo. 33 (34)b ). ?ni incoisc idhna imarbai
75.i. go do denam, with etym. gl.:cia do neith imat mor do
bais(which looks as if the true reading wereimmarbaes),
O'C. 430 (< H 3.18,p. 234a ).giolla ar nár luidh iomarbhé
(: Dé)`a lad on whom no blame was ever laid,' Duan. Finn
ii 352 § 61.

80 immarbáes n m.(?2 imm-ro-báes) great caprice: laa mis
grene, ésca aes | rith mara cen i. ¤ , SR 266.

immarbág n ā,f. I (a) strife,contention, acontest; act ofcon-
tending: is ed gen n-imarbága fil la firu Hérind`one put
forth as a champion
,' BDD² 1136. fir Erend o thraig co
85traig | roscaig dib a n-imarbaig, Anecd. i 13.8 .re himar-
báigh n-imraba`for a contest in rowing,' TBC 5611. cen-
cobeth do gasciud and acht Conall Cernach ... ba lór fri
immarbaig, Ériu iv 28.21 .docuridar immarbaga móra ┐
comrama eturro, LL 123b42 .romarbait Aes ┐ Bethi oc
immarbáig snáma ... beist rodosmarb, 216b7 .doronsat ...
5immarbaig imrama ic tiachtain dochum hErend, 12b21 .
cend imarbaga hErend` chief strife-fomenter ,' Ériu v 26.25 .
imarbaid retha ┐ dibraici`a competition in running and
archery
,' Aen. 957. rinn iomarbhagha fear nUladh the
champion
, FM v 1636.8 .i. ¤ as contending on behalf of: gibé
10d'éigsibh lena háil | as deighshliocht Ír iomarbháidh, Con-
tent. xxviii 58 .
(b) wordy dispute,boastfulness; act ofboasting: is
mebol damsa ... mani fuil imorbága imar tobairt immuich,
MU² 949. dorala in tech ina ráithsechaib briathar ocna
15mnaib oc imarbaig eter a feraib ┐ siat fesni, LU 8419. ro
fass ... ind imarbáid chettnae dona mnaib issin tig, FB § 29
Eg.gabais cách díb immarbaig a mmuin a celi im gabail na
n-én, LU 3245. mo ríse rí nime nair | cen huabur cen
immarbaig, SR 2. innisid immarbaig eter Meidb ┐ Ailill,
20 TBC 103. a ingen ... | ni dam maith-se oc immarbaig,
1676 .is follus a himarbáig in dā chaillech, Aisl. MC 5.2
ná dena imurbāigh i n-airecht, ZCP vi 272 § 2. do líon
bruith ┐ borrfadh, uabhar ┐ iomurbhádh iad, PCT 395.
II As grammatical term,the comparative of the adjective:
25 lochdach iomurbháidh a ttús chomhfhocuil, IGT Introd.
24.21 .as fearuighe mé iná thú a phearsa iomurbhádha,
33.14 .pearsa iomurbhádha an iomdhuighthi, 29.4 .ó
phearsuin lóir as mó bheantur iomurbhaidh mur tá so:
as lór mo ghile, ┐ as gile mé iná thú, 27.5 .an chuid don
30iomurbháidh nach ó phearsuin lóir tig, a n-éinshiolla bhíos,
mur ta ... as sía no as mó, 15 .bráthair na hiomurbhádha
(i.e.the comparative withde), 24.26 , 27.7 .