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imchomaircech adj o, ā(imchomarc) questioning,hesitating: adv.
níhimchomairgechracúas andsede, TTr. 2092. ní co him-
comaircech ro cúadhus ann`without questioning,' CCath. 2397.
ni himcomaircech ro freccrad an fer sin la a muintir, 2808 .
85 nir uó hiomchomhairceach ro freaccradh an urfhogra-sin
la húa nDomhnaill, Hugh Roe 290.12 .nir bo hiomcomh-
aircech ro bás ina lenmain ga ttraothadh ...`were eagerly
pursued
,' FM vi 2072.27 .

imchomairsne,imchomarsna n n p. `interrogatories': tri hi. ¤
inde, ocus tri hi. ¤ [airmi] ocus tri hi. ¤ edir inde ocus aiream;
5conid .ix. n-imcomarsna uili sin, Laws v 6.7 - 9 Comm.
g s. is indligead cuidimcomursnadib do tabairt for araili,
ib. 10 Comm.

imchomairsnech adj o, ā questioning,interrogative: adv. ind
i. ¤ gl.interroganter, Ml. 78b16 . Mainly used assubst.
10 aninterrogative: isa i. ¤ ceniuil sidi indí asquis `it is the
gentile interrogative ofquis
,' Sg. 203a19 .aithaisṅdisnecha
.i. tuasailcdecha do immchomairsnechaib, 30a13 .ataid da
imcomairsneach and, imcomairsneach ilair, ocus imcomairs-
neach uathaid, Laws v 4.29 Comm. in t-imcomairsneach
15ilair imorro, ataid tri fogla fair, 30 Comm. in t-imcomairs-
neach uataid ... ataid se fodla fair side .i. cuin, con, cia ...
cair ocus cid ocus ceasc, 6.1 Comm. se himcomairsnig airme
filet lasin nGaidel, Auraic. 3041.

? imchomairt n `mutual smiting': áit indricfaitis imṡádud
20a sleg ┐ imchommairt a claideb, TTr. 1998. ? Orleg.
im ṡádud ... im chommairt.

? imchomais : x o admaither imcomais no imcomdath iad,
O'C. 2483 ( Eg. 88,fo. 39b ). ?=imchommus.

imchomarc n o,n.laterm. vn.ofimm-comairc.n s. a
25 n-imchumarcc , Wb. 7b4 .an-imchomarc , 31a4 .intim-
comurc , Auraic. 1248. By metath. :imchomrac, Mon.
Tall. 150.2 . (a)the act ofenquiringabout;question,enquiry,
interrogation: iomchomharc .i. fiarfaighidh, O'Cl.i. ¤ .i. fiarfaige,
Lec. Gl. 373. tuasolcud ind imchomairc, Sg. 157b7 .dofúa-
30sailcet a n-immchomarc immechomarcar triquisqualis ,
27a2 .is fo imchomarc ata`in interrogation,' Ml. 20b13 .is
dúnn imchumurc fil isin chanoin frisgair lessóm a n-imcho-
marc n-isiu, 77a15 .trop lesom anísiu con hiroin imcho-
mairc`with irony of interrogation,' 107d7 .a fiarfaidhedh
35co llēir ┐ a imchomarc lat, TBC² 1525. innell int imcomurc
┐ tinnell int eirniud`i. ¤ the question and t. the solution,'
Auraic. 1248. tosach eōluis imchomarc, Anecd. iii 16.1
(= LL 345b21 ).is tuisechu in dag-imchomarc for in fis
andas in fis do bith oc neoch, LL 187c39 .is i seo cet quistio
40┐ cet imcomarc dorigní diabul, BB 16b45 .dlegar dona
gradaib flatha biatha gin ímcomarc`to entertain without
asking questions
,' Laws iv 236.6 .son an eirnida ... son an
imcomairc`the sound of the answer ... the sound of the ques-
tion
,' v 2.8 Comm. (Transl.s.v. érned. RIA Dict. Fasc. II).
45 robad ferr duib creittem do Día andás imcomarc di ar
ceníul-ni than to inquire concerning our race, Lat. Lives
25.14 .no mbith Poir oc imcomarc A. dona miledaibh sin
ro imthigtis eter na sluagaibh enquiring about A., BB 495a50 .
(b) enquiry(concerning health),greeting,salutation: berar
50a n-imchumarcc huáib`from you let a salutation to them
be taken
,' Wb. 7b4 .dobered huadisi imchomrac na mac
bethad`used to carry greetings from her to the sons of life,'
Mon. Tall. 150.2 .imchomarc Flainn ... a greeting to Flann,
IT iii 12 § 22. beir a n-imc[h]omarc uaim-se dom aés
55chomtha, TBC 2144. fágbais F. iomcomarc betaetslainte
ag C., p. 205 n. 6 .iar farcbail imchomhairc occa chele,
BNnÉ 328 § 56. timmarnad bet[h]ad ┐ imcomarc slainte
o Cesair, CCath. 3298.
(c) asking(a request);a petition,boon: ni ro leiced
60fer ... dia himchasain co ngabad ri Herenn a himchomarc
`so that the king of Ireland might have the asking of her' (i.e.
in marriage), RC xvi 151.4 .dús in fuigbithi in imcomurc,
Arch. iii 3.30 .iomchomarc .i. aisgidh no tiodhlacadh,
O'Cl.
65(d)As a grammatical term,analysis,parsing: atat da
aithfhegad for imchomarc .i. i. ¤ iar n-inni thoirni ┐ i. ¤ iar
n-airbhirt na n-airbirenn`there are two views of analysis ...
according to the meaning ... according to the method
...,
Auraic. 1894. incipitdo ernailibh in imchomairc, 1893 .
70(e) From the meaning `enquiry' comes that of com-
memoration?correspondence(inmetre)? : comarc .i.
imcomarc .i. cúimniugud no comardud na filidechtai, Fél.²
cxxvi gloss to Aug. 5. ? To this:ca lín d'fedhaibh ┐ do
taebhomnaibh tig do dénum in fhoccail is imcomharc ann ?
75 O'D. 1224 ( H 2. 15,p. 86b ).

? imchomartha (comharthan io,n.laterm.)asign,token:
an brugh ar bruach an locha | iomchomhartha (inchomhdho,
v.l.) ardfhlatha`the standard of a mighty chieftain,' Ériu
v 60.14 .bearradh ... a n-iomchomhartha ealadhna, CRR
80 p. 68 n. e =a ccomhartha ealadhan, text. ?=inchomartha,
q.v

? imchombúalad [n u,m.] mutual smitingtogether: ... a
frasad na fala a corpthaib na curad ac imcombualad,
TTebe 30 74 (ac a n-imbualad,in combualad v.ll.)

85 imchomdath : ind o admaither imcomais no imcomdath iad
(of debts), O'C. 2483 ( Eg. 88,fo. 39b ).