inmar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. inmar or dil.ie/28771

adj o, ā

I fatty, oily ; luscious, tender: gabaid for ongad- comailt a cuirp do ola ┐ do neit[h]ib inmaraib eli `other smeary things,' CCath. 2935. a fobairt co frichnamhach firglic a llendaib inmara olarda `dipt with cunning care in juicy, oily, fatty liquids,' 5216 . tānic lōn lim-sa don proindtig ┐ berbtaiger lim-sa ar losaib ... co mba hinmar `so that it is a savoury dish,' Ériu i 44.21 .

II More freq. as subst. o, m.

(a) fat, juice, rich food, condiment ? : innmhar, IGT Decl. p. 54.23 . a mbōi d'inmar intib, ina medón fén dochóid (of meat roasting before a fire), Aisl. MC 63.14 . in ginach cona fodlaibh .i. ro-íta ōil, olar, inmar `great thirst of drinking, juice and relish,' 125.13 . meic messai, meic thoraid, | meic holair, meic inmair (in a mock pedigree), 33.20 . no sechmallad .i. in mbeoil, nó in mboḟeoil, nó in n-inmar .i. ro sechmallastar in cuirm ┐ na huili inmaru, RC xx 264.1 . nech loinges re na thrath no chaithess inmar (sic leg.) nach gnath, Reeves on the Céli Dé 209.13 . fiacail Mochta ... cen sugh n-inmoir seacha siss `without juice of a dainty passing it downwards,' RC xvii 134.z . is é na tarat nach n-inmar no nach ní mesc ina churp riam, Lism. L. 4489. ni caithedh feoil ┐ ni ithed inmar `condiment,' 316.26 . gan bainne gan lionn, gan feoil (ionmur, v.l.) gan annland, BNnÉ 233.21 . braisech nennta mar bethaidh tria bithe gan ionmar gan methradh itir `without dripping or fat,' Mart. Don. 164.3 .

(b) In more general sense, luxury, feasting: ar a breith do bí an t-inmhar | nírbh ingnad dí beith bronnmhar, IGT Decl. ex. 382.