creitem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. creitem or dil.ie/12843

 

Forms: creidimh, croidimh, creideamh, croideamh, creideam, creidim, croideam, croidim, creidemain, croidemain, credemuin, croidemuin, creideadh, chreidmhe

ā, f. vn. of creitid. Later also o, m. creidimh croidimh f., IGT Decl. § 150 . creideamh croideamh m., § 101 . creideam creidim croideam croidim, Verbs § 72 . creidemain, croidemain f., IGT Decl. § 10 . credemuin, croidemuin, Verbs § 73 . creideadh, Luc. Fid. 4269 . g s. an chreidmhe (required by metre), Dán Dé vi 5 . Desid. 3648 .

(a) act of believing; act of coming to believe, being converted : sochude do creittim triaprecept, Wb. 1b5 . arranert ahiress dochretim gl. confortatus est in fide, 2d1 . hires creitme iesu christi gl. per fidem solam, 2b8 . 4d4 . cretem dúibsi `your believing', 15a6 ; 5a1 ; 4b28 ; 10a29 ; 12c39 . as doilig do creitiumh, Ériu ii 118 § 55 . sgél bus cóir do chreideamhuin, IGT Verbs ex. 662 .

With obj. gen.: cretem cetheora persann `a belief in four Persons', Tur. 86 . intesamni (leg. innesamni, note) indfirieín dut chreitimsiu `to believe Thee', Ml. 142b2 . dochretim adeachte gl. credentibus in eum, Wb. 2d6 ; 4d27 . trichretim iesu christi , 2b6 ; 13d28 . atomriug . . . / . . . / cretim treodatad `through belief in the threeness', Thes. ii 354.26 . creidem dúle trust in creatures, Imr. Brain 47 . cretem na hesergi, PH 6738 . ar dāigh creidmi in c[h]uirp atchī i.e. that men might believe in the real presence, RC xxxvii 348 § 55 . innus nacharb eitir a creidimain, Fier. 49 .

With follg. noun clause: arnap samlid beith ær creitemni condib sain persan maic de ┐ maic duini linn gl. ut ne quaternitatem faciamus in Trenitate, Tur. 86 . cretem dait linfider dogin horath that thou shouldst believe that etc., Ml. 103a10 . is cretem laisiom nipa menic, Mon. Tall. 148.x . doratsat creidemain gur uo fīr-bríathra, Fl. Earls 128.22 . a chreidiomh . . . go ttiubhradh Dia, Desid. 718 .

With follg. prepp.: is díriug dúib cretem do `to believe in him', Wb. 17b32 . mad ail deit cretim do Christ, PH 2465 . nír fhágoibh / . . . / ach aonmhac dar chóir creideamh `in whom he could place his hopes', O'Hara 1424 . is córa creideamhain do sheanchus Éireann i san nídh seo, Keat. i 44.5 . leabhair . . . da nach coir creideamh do thabhairt, Luc. Fid. 4260 . trichretim inísu faith in Jesus, Wb. 3c2 . 3d19 ; 15a33a ; 19c12 ; 27a2 . ácretem india gl. non est creditus, etc., Ml. 97b2 . ar baí cretim in óenDé oc C., LU 4045 . ba handsu do creidium a mmil mbeannach, Ériu ii 118.y . do chreideamh a Ndía, Acts xvi 34 . do chur cretmi . . . indib, PH 2827 .

(b) belief, faith, (Christian) religion: inchretem gl. fides, Ml. 108c13 . isin cretim gl. in cuius fidem, 113b5 . fo bíth creitme on account of religion, Críth G. 605 . fororbairt in chretem, Fél. Prol. 173 . do siladh bathuis ┐ credme, Laws i 4.16 . a conn na creitme gloine (of Mary), Blathm. 149 . fo déig na fírinni ┐ na cretmi, LU 4096 . brissed in chredim, PH 7815 . creidiomh dóchas ┐ grádh, Parrth. Anma 3157 . on ccreidiomh catholcda, Hugh Roe² 122.9 .

Attrib. g s. is tú m'athair collaide, G. . . . m'athair creidmi `father in the faith', Todd Nenn. 90.11 . aes creidme religious , Laws ii 120.7 Comm. cend creidme cāich, ZCP viii 202.32 . an sechran creidmhe ata ort, BCC 80.6 . fo chuing chreidmhe ┐ crābaidh, Fl. Earls 100.14 .

Of coming of Christianity: ar ba mór in cumachta demnach ria cretim, LU 4035 . cöic rīg trīchat . . . / ō chraitim, Ériu xvii 38 § 1 (see n.). iar ccreideimh in Erinn, Cog. 202.27 . o congabad in insi so co creitium, Laws i 16.12 . Ulaid ria cretim cruiche, Metr. Dinds. iv 154.117 .

(c) credit, credibility, good standing : an síodh gá chara i gcreideamh `being thus assured', PBocht 12.25 . na séala chóir creideamhna `of credibility', A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 24 . ná brégnaigh Flaithrí fuair creideamh, SGS iv 144 § 24 . in t-Ectoir intamlaigtech . . . ar credium (of a leader), Cog. 186.28 . baí hi ccion ┐ hi ccreideamhain . . . ag an mbainrioghain, AFM vi 2088.3 . do chlú ┐ do chreideamhuin, Párl. na mB. 1828 . Prob. also in this sense (as vn.): maithi T.M do creidium do `who was acknowledged by the nobles of T., AU ii 474.26 . a credemain do Mac Uilliam Clainni Ricairt ar sindsirecht, Ann. Conn. 1401.10 .