íriu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. íriu or dil.ie/29063

Forms: íriu, íre, hírinn, írind, iri, írenn, írend, hirind, íre, írínd, írind, írinn, ire, ireann

n n, f. n s. ind íriu , Ériu ii 192.8 . íre, O'Curry 1591 (< 23 Q 6, p. 2a ). hírinn, ZCP xi 85.14 . a s. írind, LU 8711. iri, Rawl. 73a21 . g s. írenn, SR 2234. írend, LU 10561. d s. hirind, Laws i 258.7 . dind íre , Fél. Ep. 26. n p. írínd, Laws iv 124.27 Comm.

land, earth, soil ; the earth, the world: iriu .i ferann, ut est besaé i.¤ isahé dire .i. inti isa hé in ferann is les eneclann in gait neich (an gait nech, v.l.) ass, O'Dav. 1079 = besa hé íre asa hae dire, O'Curry 1591 (< 23 Q 6, p. 2a ). irraind .i. ferann, ut est na brúchta ith oichne iraind (? leg. a irind) ... .i. nocha bruchtand foichne in etha isin ferann `that a corn-blade may not spring forth from land,' O'Dav. 1080 (irraind scribal error for írind or írinn, W.S.). ad-mestar hírinn asa ilménib : méin oír, méin airgit ..., ZCP xi 85.14 . ni abail i.¤ (.i. tir) an fuid ces ... .i. ní eiplenn a tír o neoch na bi a foss, O'Curry 430 (< H 3.18, p. 233b ). aithgabala ... for duiniu, for hirind, for marbdilib, for beoceathraib, Laws i 258.7 . oldas a tir .i. oldas in fearand dara tairngithir e, ind ire (sic leg., Plummer MS. notes) o tobur co lind, iv 208.18 Comm. uair isa nírínd (? leg. isat n-írind) do cach ceathra they are lands for every cattle, Laws iv 124.27 Comm. or perh. read : it sain-írínd ... they are special lands for all cattle. for nem a conrúalae | cech laithe dind íre `what has gone to heaven every day from the earth,' Fél. Ep. 26. romṡóerae, á Íssu, | ar cech ulc for íre (: díle), 450 . trethan dilenn os cach maig | is mor n-írenn rocechlaid, SR 2234. dorat Abram a chomarbus huili eter iri ┐ indile do Isaac, Rawl. 73a21 . fortacrith in n-írind, LU 8711. oc collud a n-hírend destroying their land (of birds that had grazed the land and left it bare), 10561 . cóemchlód fri drochḟerann (-írind, v.l.), Triads 72. glē lim nī forlaig hí.¤ | oc rīg sēt bat n-amradar `earth never has hidden ...,' Fianaig. 16 § 39. forrabae crith in uli talmuin ... co rolaa ind í.¤ a clocha ┐ a cranda i n-arde, Ériu ii 192.8 . nī ma tulaid for īrind | nech nā dēna āindīdin upon earth, ZCP xii 297 § 13. fo thuinn írenn iar n-éccaibh `beneath the surface of the clay ...,' TFrag. 200.6 . irionn .i. fearann, O'Cl. ire, ireann ` ground, land, field ,' O'R.