cuman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuman or dil.ie/13811

Forms: -ain, cuimin

adj (com + men-, Thurn. Gramm. 503 ). Later -ain and cuimin (back-formation from cuimne, O'Rahilly, Celtica i 361 n. 2 ). Also cumail Celtica xi 205 . remembered, memorable . Perh. attrib. in: Lagin ria firu Muman, / Connachta hi lurgg lán-ch.¤ `in well- remembered order', Met. Dinds. iv 154.120 .

Us. predic. (a) amnas catha . . . / cian bas c.¤ , LL 23668 . is fata bas ch.¤ long will it be remembered, Táin 2819 . bíd (leg. bid) c.¤ , Met. Dinds. i 38.5 . foraithmet inna pecda du neuch bus cumain díb, Ériu xix 64 § 25 . ? ni cranna is c.¤ , LL 16597 . c.¤ is caiṅgnech a clú, 16898 . léan nach cumhuin chuimhnigheas `reminds us of a woe we might have forgotten', Aithd. D. 3.2 . With inf. pron.: badat c.¤ remember, Rawl. 72b39 . is am cumainsi Eri `I remember Ireland', Fen. 256.18 .

(b) is c.¤ la x y x remembers y: nírbu ch.¤ leu andurigni dia, Ml. 124b5 . ní nach c.¤ lib, Wb. 26a9 . ní c.¤ lim marud baitsius nachnaile gl. nescio si quem alium babtizauerim, 8a3 . c.¤ lim cech richt irraba ríam, LU 1322 . nírbo ch.¤ laiss dal a daltai inna díaid, 5000 . nech las' bad ch.¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 62.66 . bud c.¤ leo a n-imarbhaigh, MR 126.23 . ní liom nach cian bhus cumhain, DDána 77.12 . ? nocha cumann cath la firu, CCath. 2249 = comhain, Hugh Roe² 186.6 (where read la fiora). nir'bo c.¤ lais a chor de, Aen. 2122 . an cumain leat can comall caradraid, TTebe 4429 . cumhain le Dal cCais / . . . / mar do cuamar, Cog. 100.5 . cumhan leam go leigfeidhe, Aithd. D. 23.16 . an cuimhin leis an Fhiann do bheith beo, Oss. iv 48.18 . Later also with FRI: in comrād- sin . . . / c.¤ ra hĀedān nĪle, Ériu xvi 165 § 44 . nach cumhain ris na coireachaibh . . . commaoine Chríost, TSh. 6004 . Note also: inad cumuin si isna cleasaibh dost thou not remem- ber? ZCP x 286.32 .

Appar. for cuimne in: na clanna sin . . . bid olc a cumain orainn they will soon forget me, ZCP xii 393.18 .