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omna n io,m. a s. omnae, LU 5213. g p. Ucht noi n-omne, Trip.
60 338.11 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). Later alsofem., see LL 128b45 , 35a19
quoted below; treated asd-st., TBC 3790 (a s. omnaid).omna
m.,pl. omna,-dha, IGT Dec. § 2 (p. 40.1) ;d s. ót omna ḟaid-
chennaigh, ex. 69 , is proscribed as incorrect (ót o. ¤ faidchen-
nach, correct).
65(a)theboleof atreeor sometimes atree, by later glossators
identified with theoak. omna .i. fuamna .i. mor fuaim gaithe
fair, Corm. Y 1026 (apparently of the whole tree including
foliage).omna .i. dair. omnadha .i. dairghe, O'Cl.bun
n-omna(used as a boundary-mark), Laws iv 142 y Comm.
70 benaid C. omnae . . . ┐ scribai(u)s ogum ina taib, TBC2 735.
lingid F. tarsin n-omnai, 761 .oc esorcain omnai ibair a yew-
stem
, Trip. 218.14 (ommna, Eg.).remither re homnai ngíuis
a pine-stem, Alex. 656. omna dairbhre darach, ITS xxiv 40.3 .
mar thregdas fodb omnaid, TBC 3790. hi tír omna, FB 47.
75 ro bui omna ar a chind, ZCP xiii 178.23 (story of Absalom,
=quercus, 2 Reg. xviii 9 ). ?a mainib (no omnái) cach mess,
Corm. p. 33 s.v. ness ; a variant perh. suggested by double
meaning ofmess:all mast comes from a tree (? oak).ar scáth na
homna, ZCP vi 65.22 . As fictivenpr. m.:Fadb Darach hua
80Omna, CRR 18. Cf.the nickname:Conall crannamna, AU
659 .g s. Conaill chrandamnai, 695 .mac Conaill Chrandomnai,
RC xvii 211.6 (Tig.).
(b)fig.of a warrior or hero:omnae ōir, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 29
§ 28 .dorodbad inn omna ard, LL 128b45 ( MacCarthy 188.4 ).
85 la Oengus n-óc n-ardomna, 185b6 ( Arch. Hib. ii 92 § 3 ). Of
saints:Brigit ┐ Fintan . . . dī omnai óir, 35a19 .
(c)aspear-shaftorspear :omna .i. ga no sleagh, O'Cl.colg
is bán-omhna 'n-a bhais, TD 20.39 (glossed in two MSS.
omhna .i. sleagh nó gai).tuinsemh an omna, Hugh Roe
256.19 (fo. 68a) .no gebed . . . na claidbe ┐ na sunnu ┐ na
5homnada, TTr.2 1489.
(d)amast :do cheangladar na homnadha . . . dona ruadh-
bhórdaibh, ML 46.21 .

omnach adj o,ā. (omun) in MSS. occas. writtenómnach, which
may represent a variant form (cf. uamnach); in poetry the
10vowel seems to be short.
(a) afraid, easilyfrightened , timid :indat ómnach? art thou
afraid?
Lat. Lives,90.9 = RC ii 390.9 .bat hómnaig dúili
Dé dil | diar 'ḟodluig fíal in tempuil, SR 7763 (note rhyme).
imchisnech cach oimnech every timid person is watchful, Arch.
15 iii 229.128 .nirsom omhnach imeclach . . . in imbeirt dorónsat,
CCath. 1708. ceand Congail . . . ni cend ḟir omnaid co n-uath,
Ériu v 244.202 .noc[h]arbh áithesg fir omhnaigh, Buile S.
112.26 . Folld. by prep.:nisam omhnach riasin leabur-sa
I am not afraid of (in doubt about) this book, Marco P. 1.
20 robtar omnacha ria bhFomhorchaibh, Leb. Gab. i 86 x .
robtar omhnaigh im ghabhail gusan ccathraigh, FM vi 1920.
20 .
(b) fearful,fear-inspiring :la dibirg n-omnaig nIncíuil, LL
131b48 (:toglaig).bar scél . . . is mana dér co homnach,
25 TFerbe 606 .

omnaide adj io,iā.pertaining to anoak-tree,oaken (<omna) ?géc
omnaide`oaken bough' (of a warrior), Met. Dinds. iv 322.33 ,
fo éc o. ¤ `under oaken bonds of death', ib. 324.63 ( LL 191b61 .
192a13 ). Possibly a deriv. ofomun, =terrible.

30 omnaigid v g. (omun)isafraid; (trans.)fears: homnichis an
anam, Aisl. Tund. 96.11 =do baoi an t-anum co hecloch,
123.10 .ní ron-ómnaīg rí riam`terrified him', MacCarthy 176
§ 1 ( LL 128b4 ) =rígh nar omhnaigh nech riam`that never
dreaded any one
', Cóir An. 143. gur omhnaigset na tuatha,
35 BNnÉ 34 § 172. ro omhnaighsiott . . . eisiomh et an Iarla do
ernaidhm a ccodaigh feared lest the Earl and he would make an
alliance
, Hugh Roe 4.12 (f. 1 a) .

omnaigthech adj o,ā.full of fear, terrified:gur ben . . . bloisg
bédhgadh omnaightheach a croidhe gach aoin`struck a sudden
40terror and panic
', FM iv 788.14 .

? omne (? omin) nreading of Laud 610 and of Rawl. B 505
(omni)for onmein Fél. Oct. 12 :dlom Fiacc ocus Fiachraig |
onme. Glossed:omne .i. cell bec.nomen loci. . . eter Achad
Aball ┐ Cluain moir Maedóc, Laud ;Omin beccnomen loci. .
45eter Cluain Móir Moedoic ┐ Achad A., Rawl. ( Fél. 222.34 , 36 ) ;
onme .i. omin .i. cell bec fil itir Cluain mor Moedoc ┐ Achad
nAball, LB ( Fél.2 clvi );omin .i. celd bec, P ( Fél. p. 216, n. 3 ).
Taken by glossators asgen.of aplace-name,nom. Omneor
Omin; but the true reading is prob.onme.

50 omoint n homage,worship ?foruigenai dia Coimdid itir homoint
(.i. molad) ┐ abstainit, Arch. iii 12.19 = Trip. p. xlix 13
(< H. 3.18,p. 521 ). Possibly a deriv. of Med. Lat.hominatio
= service or homage paid by a vassal or servant to his lord.
(Plummer MS. notes suggests a deriv. ofhymnodiaby meta-
55thesis.)

omóir xseefomóir.

? omonar ind Dia ard . . . tabred dagberta . . . for ar n-imrimmend
| ar nach n-elammar | ar nach omonar | riasam ternamar,
LU 1162 (hymn attributed to Colum C.).

60 ómós xseefómós.

ómothá adv. from. . .on (acc. to Meyer Wortk. 123 a forma-
tion analogous tocenmithá,iarmithá):omotha Labraid na
laem | co Bresal ṁbrec ṁbriatharchaem, Rawl. 83a53 .iarair
lat omotha sain | a baird Ḟintain, a eolaich, 165a34 =iar-
65mothá sein, LL 186a9 .

omra n m.(late loan-word from Engl.) mod.ómra, amber :copán
. . . d'omra, Maund. 195. dath omra, Ezek. i 4.

ómrach adj o,ā. (ómra,omra)ofamber;amber-coloured :cathbhárr
clochómrach studded with amber, CF 264 Eg.le dlaoi chais
70bhródómraigh proud curling amber locks, Hackett xxi 20.

omthach? n ro raid fris o. ¤ luinge lānmōire do denum do Iason,
BB 413a35 (of the Argo).

omthand n o,m. athistle (laterfobthann).omthann .i. tind he
frisin omh(i.e. it hurts a raw or tender spot), Corm. Y 1027.
75 dlai di omthund, Hib. Min. 72.19 . For:blai canthaind, LL
267a1fcs.(= MU 32 y ), read:dlai omthaind.

omun(ómun) n uando,m.O.Ir.n s. ómun, Ml. 33c7 , 59a18 ,
(with art.)intómun , 42d9 ;hómon, Wb. 6a7 ;hómun, Wb.
16a21 ;d s. ómun, Thes. ii 21.35 ( Bcr. 33b14 ); butn s. homun,
80 Ml. 79b2 , 96a10 ;a s. homun, 55c10 ;omun, Wb. 29d15 ;g s.
(h)omno, Ml. 128b7 , 9 .omna, Laws text.a p. ómnu, LU 599
(o-st.). In Mid.Ir. alwaysŏmun(as attested by rhyme), pos-
sibly the orig. form; the Gaulish and Brythonic cognates
show ŏ,cf.W.ofn(see Ped. i 49 ). Fromómuncomes the
85Mid.Ir. variant formúamun, which is often used indifferently
withomunand finally supersedes it. In Mid.Ir. treated as
o-st. (occas. asfem.,d s. uamain, TBC 1345 , LL 34a17 ).
úamhan omhan(o,m.), IGT Dec. § 17.19 .úamhain omhain
(f.) § 150.6 .
IAssubst. fear, the state of beingafraid , absol. or with gen.
5of cause of fear; transl. Lat.timor, metusin Glosses.oman .i.
ecla, O'Dav. 1319. int ómun fil la suidib, gl.cum metuant,
Ml. 42d9 .nos gébad ule crith ┐ uamun, FA 14 ( LU 2070 ) =
oman, LB.ecla nó uamun, CRR 20. ros-lín oman, PH 1121.
uaman, 1244 .fer . . . cen omon, TBC 31. foce[i]rd a n-oman
10cach tuaith casts . . . into dread, Fianaig. 12.15 . With obj.
gen.:robú mór a homun lium-sa(gl.metuebam), Ml. 96a10 .
ómun Dáe the fear of God, 33c7 ,cf. 55c10 , Wb. 16a21 .omon
Fíadat, ZCP v 499 § 4. ar ecla ┐ ar úamun Conculaind, TBC
1608 .cromfait a cinnu ar m'ecla ┐ ar m'uamain, 1345 .cid
15do chana dúib ar n-uaman-ne do beth foraib? what causes you
to be afraid of us
? PH 3399. tre omun fochide, Wb. 29d15 .
ar ómun pían n-iffirnd, FA 33 ( LU 2282 ) =ar uamun, LB.
omun báis, PH 3830. (with proleptic poss. pron.)ata a uaman
oruinde co n[d]ingna sé fasach do crichaib S. we are afraid he
20will devastate
, ZCP vi 295.8 .tig an bás . . . an tan is lugha
bhíos a uamhan orra, TSh. 546. eagla Dé . . . tar omhan
chréatúra, 6819 . Rarely with subj. gen.:in toirsi dorigne Ísu,
noco n-ar a omun fén doróine`through fear for himself', PH
3026 .dorochar-sa fri talum for mét mo omain, 3730 .g s.(a)
25 ermitiu omno Dáe, Ml. 128d9 .cor omna`a contract of fear'
(one entered into under intimidation), Laws iv 208.32 Comm.
fonascc omna, v 376.3 ,cf. 186.7 . (b)boegal i n-ecmais omain
daring in the absence of [cause for] fear, PH 3010 ;cf. 3730 .
pl.in sense terrors, causes of fear:frisbered omnu huain, ACC
30 16 ( RC xx 164 ) =ómnu, LU 599 ,cf. O'Dav. 1319. all fri
homna, Anecd. i 68 § 155. sciath fri homna i n-ernaidhe,
FM i 524.16 (poem).
Aspred.,is o. ¤ limm Ifear, amapprehensive :is omun lium-sa
do chlod-sa I fear thou art vanquished, PH 1793. is omun
35leam-sa . . . saethar do chaithimh fria gnimradh idhul, Marco
P. 1 .is omain leis a mac do facbail, Laws ii 164.22 Comm.
Ml. 96a10 (quoted above). With cop. and dat. pron.:isam
ómun ar a aisnéis, LU 5349 =omun, TBC2 873 YBL.isim
omun ar in mbein`I have fear of the woman', RC xvii 132.22 ,
40 cf. MacCarthy 398.4 .
IIAsadj.generally aspred. (a) afraid,apprehensive :dia
mbad úamain ṁ'ḟer if my husband were a coward, TBC 36 =
imeaclachSt.,omhnachAdd.nibtis omain neich they feared
no one
, ZCP iii 38.25 . (b) fearful,terrible :bás ┐ cach ní
45homain, Corm. p. 13 s.v. ceal(g s.?).ge fuair bas tre re[i]m
n-uaban`in his dread career', Celt. Rev. iv 214.6 (possibly
g pl.).
Compds.Huamanchenn(npr. m.), ZCP viii 326.20 .mac
Huamanchind, ib. 23 .omungnath(<gnáth`wont, habit')
50 a state of fear?o. dorognad, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 32 ( Rawl.
115b27 ),cf. Wortk. § 7. Marstrander RC xxxvi 339 takes the
word asnpr. m., comparingSmirgnath( § 38 in same poem),
Faelgnath,Domungnath, BB 158a27 .