alam

Cite this: eDIL s.v. alam or dil.ie/2883

Forms: alaim, alum, alaim, alma, albi

n [n. ?] g s. alaim, RC xv 308.17 . d s. alum, RC xxv 34.13 . alaim, LU 4658 . Also alma. Note n p. albi, TBC 3397 etc. herd, flock: nocho mberthar uaimse eit na halma ass, LU 5029 (TBC). sceó gaib genin almi ét ar mórslúag (rhet.), 5426 (ib.). ocht fichit oss nallaid ... i n-aénalaim, 4658 (ib.). co n-étaib ┐ co nalmaib, 2934 . na halma ┐ na himmirgi, TBC 1592 . in daim ba mó dond almai, LU 1894 . nidat grega sin ... acht alma ┐ éiti ┐ innili, MU² 389 . ... bar nalmai bar n-indile, Alex. 216 . a.¤ na n-alta i slébib, 1009 . barann ... na n-os ┐ na n-alma, CCath. 4351 . a chrod náit a n-alma, Acall. 4189 . ocdaim na n-almad, TTebe 1404 . With following gen. or partitive DI: a.¤ bo, BNnÉ 303 § 11 . almai énlaithe, LU 8662 ( FB § 49 ). almha fhiadh, ITS xvi 54.21 . a.¤ n-oss, LU 5161 (TBC). con faccatar in n-a.¤ (ealba, v.l. St.) do aigib alta, TBC 1317 . a.¤ mór di ossaib, Im. Brain ii 288.28 . Of persons: ... almaib loech, linib comruma, IT ii1 183.236 . almaib gle (cheville), Rawl. 85a4 .

Cf. 1 elba.