lomm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lomm or dil.ie/30602

Forms: lomgipanach

adj o, ā

I

(a) bare, naked; smooth; exact : glan no l.¤ gl. nudum (granum), Wb. 13c22 (cf. 1 Corinth. xv 37 ). gran . . . ┐ he lom .i. cin colg, Laws iv 94.17 Comm . foaid for leicc luim, Thes. ii 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ). maige loma, LU 2232 ( FA 30 ). im snimaire .i. olla, no in fertais loim, Laws i 152.11 Comm . tēit do buain luachra luimmi, Fing. R. 743 . fogeltat . . . fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, LL 8011 ( TBC-LL¹ 551 ). for úir luimm, Lat. Lives 63.4 . co cloideb l.¤ i n-a láim, PH 2151 . caillech lom . . . in Morrigu, MR 198.2 . teach lom an empty house, DDána 46.37 . béarrtha, nó lom, 1 Corinth. xi 6 . lomáin loma . . . gan chroiceann gan díon gan duille, TSh. 3307 . guala lom is com ba chaoimhe smooth(?), Keat. Poems 886 . duine lom a destitute man (opp. to fer suime), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 20.23 . ? atbert gur raibe in coltur lum ina teigh `that the coulter was ready in his wallet', RC xii 346.11 . Compar. an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac, DDána 119.32 . creach nar luime creach Codhlaigh `as great as that of C.', Aithd. D. 37.46 . Adv. entirely, exactly: ataneplai lomm luaith, H 3.18, 744. 10 (cf. ScM. 3.19 ). do aithin . . . / a shenchus go léir 's go lom, BNnÉ 252.5 . ionchuir dá leanta go lom / eachtra Criomhthuinn 'na chonghlonn `closely', Aithd. D. 36.21 . mainister Shligigh do loscadh . . . co lom, AU iii 66.z . go léir lóm, Rel. Celt. ii 236.31 .

(b) Of cloth, threadbare: i mbrataib loma, O'Gr. Cat. 482.13. Cf. is l.¤ in membrum . . . hísiu worn thin, ZCP viii 175.20 .

(c) Of a judge or judgement, exact, strict; mac Dé 'n-a breitheamh léir lom. Aithd. D. 78.39 . breath lom / a los fhírpheacadh, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 9.

(d) Of a liquid, pure, unadulterated(?): do minsruth lom lemnochta (sic leg.?) BCC 386.13 .

(e) Of sounds, clear(?): cluintear fuaim na dtonn fa Thromhra / as lom labhra, DDána 111.39 . fáidhe fada fírtruaga ┐ éigme loma loiscnecha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 9.3 .

(f) Of consonants. unlenited: tinne lom as cóir ann, mur so: at ucht, no at édan, IGT Introd. 9.2 . ad cheann: .d. lom sin, 9.5 . Of the initial of nouns inflected for plural after certain numerals, 8.24 . muin lom (rhyming with lenited n after long vowel), 6.1 .

II As subst.

(a) In various meanings corresponding to those of the adjective: lom bhaise the flat of his hand(?), Oss. iii 288.22 . lom cnamha (ossis nudatio), 23 K 42, 107.1 . butaisidh ar lom air (i.e. without socks), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.22 . ag fulang luim is leattruim `poverty', Ir. Review 1913, 623 § 8 . In spiritual sense: sgaoil uainn mo ralam go réidh shortcomings, DDána 51.8 (: anam). Of clothes, threadbareness, a threadbare garment : in edugha[d] . . . etir a lom ┐ i ( = a) nua, Laws ii 146.8 Comm . an lom uile, a fhalluing donn. / do sgaoil ó chéile ar gcumann `it is complete bareness that has sundered our friendship', Ir. Review 1912, 378 § 7 . méraid a l.¤ fria nua `the thread-bare shall last as well as the new cloth', Metr. Dinds. iv 332.24 . exact meaning(?); exactitude: in tan na fuidbiter a cosmailius hi, is a breth a lom aignid (sic leg.?) from the plain meaning of the natural law(?), Laws v 8.z Comm . (but perh. compd.). go roinneann Dia lom ceirt ris an druing n-ainiochtaigh `mere justice', TSh. 4950 . lom na firinne the naked truth, Luc. Fid. 3156 .

(b) opening for attack(?) (see Dinneen ): do bheir lom ar chách gidh eadh / ní nár dhéanta do dhéanamh `to do a wrong thing leaves one open to attack ', Content. vi 191 . cluiche teaca a lom ma le / sdailc i ndiaidh dhá bheann beire (of some game), L. Cl. A. B. 131.33 .

As n.pr. m. or pseudonym: Lom Laine, LL 18175 , 18191 , 18171 .

Compds. (freq. with merely intensive force).

(i) With noun. ¤arc ? : lomarc ardacaraid, IT iii 90 § 123 . ¤bréc: ag cur loimbhreige oruinn entirely misrepresenting us, Luc. Fid. 3193 . ¤ches: fóir, a fhlaith, loimcheas na scol the great affliction, L. Cl. A. B. 122.75 . ¤chrann: eire cuinge sesrige / in cech lomchrund díb, LU 9063 ( FB 81 ) (ref. to lommánaib darach, LU 9062 ). ¤derc (1 derc): for ligib laech os lomdeirc, LL 192b49 . ¤éithech: ar luighi ┐ ar loimeithech `by open perjury', Caithr. CC 34.5 (§ 58) . ¤ḟéith (1 féith): cian ó chaillis do mhéithe / do leaghadh dom lomfhéithe, Hackett lvi 22 . ¤laithe: fiche is cuig lomlaithi lind / a com[fh]laithi os Erinn, MacCarthy 430.15 . ¤gabal: bert fleda for lomgabail (derogatory descr. of a person), Bruchst. i § 80 . ¤gall naked foreigner(?): berla in lomghaill, IT iii 100 § 172 . ¤lerg smooth slope(?): flaith Mide na l., LL 185a1 . ¤othrus serious illness: re linn a lomothrais, Caithr. Thoirdh. 8.11 . ¤scíath smooth shield : i leathan an loimscéth, TBC St. 3243. Cf. loindsgéth, 3261 . ¤ṡerc great love : mer im mond (mod, modh, v.ll.) a l. réil, LL 17158 . ¤thalam: ar lár nó ar lom-thalamh, TSh. 2269 . ¤thí: ar ti treasa do thennad . . . ar l. a lama . . . do lan-dergad `ready', MR 224.26 . ¤thrú doomed: ni ma-taet fort beolu . . . at l., RC xiii 440 § 12 ( LL 288b44 ). da mairedh Onchú an Essa / do bud lomthrú an loinges[-s]a, Irish Texts ii 11 § 10. In pejorative sense: an lom-trú con millte `a wretch of a ravening wolf', BNnÉ 151.23 .

(ii) With adj. (somet. forming dvandva compd. e.g. lommcháel, somet. with intensive force, somet. merely for alliteration). ¤cháel: da lurgain lomchaola, Corm. Y p. 91.19 (s.v. prull). ¤cháid: Mael-Isu leir, lom[m]chaid `very chaste', Gorm. Jan. 16 . -lainn very desirable : anadh bud l. leam sunn, Prolegomena 43 § 30 . beither gan mac nDomnaill de / onar l. lat erghe, Irish Texts ii 12 § 15 . fiche bó ní lom-loinn lim / do chomroinn rim, IGT Verbs ex. 712 . -nocht see separate article. ¤nóeb: Loppán lomnoeb `very holy', Gorm. Mar. 26 . ¤olc very bad : léig a Floinn a donnḟolt dí / a bhoing dhí ma l. lé, 24 P 8, 228.x . ¤thiug very close : doire loimthiugh lasamail laighnech, ML² 1183 . ¤thornocht (see tarnocht) stark naked : l. uile act a n-airm na llámaib, LL 12133 ( TBC-LL¹ 5806 ). tangatar side lomthornacht asa longaib, TTr.² 512.

(iii) With adj. derived from noun: ¤chosach: ag siubhal nochtuigh ┐ lomchosach ` bare-foot ', Isaiah xx 2 . ¤gipánach: lomgipanach in threadbare ragged garb(?), IT iii 98 § 159. ¤glúinech bare-kneed (sobriquet of a Fomorian chief): Loscennlom mac Lomgluinigh, RC xii 96 § 128 . ¤luirgnech bare-legged: na sillidi lumluirgnecha, Comp. CC 83.z . ¤rótach having bare roads : ó Mhoigh lomródaigh Luirg, IGT Decl. ex. 888.

(iv) With vn. ¤arcain see separate article. ¤cheisnem: cáithleach cruais ┐ lóchán . . . loim-cheisnimh `constant complaining', TSh. 10092 . ¤diúltad: go dtug . . . loim-dhiúltadh dá thighearna fá dhol ar cuireadh leis `flat refusal', 7555 . ¤fhágáil: a mhaighistir, a ghrádh, . . . atámaoid air lom-fhághail `we are done for', GJ iv 82a (Stair E. Uí Ch.). ¤thúr (see 1 túr): sáer-ainm Sinna saigid dún / dáig rolaimid a lom-thúr `since ye venture to lay bare its origin', Metr. Dinds. iii 286.2 ( = LL 20477 ). ¤nochtad act of revealing completely, exposing : lom-nochtadh do dhéanamh ar a lochtaibh féin, TSh. 9073 . nó dá mbeidís les lochta / níor thairgeas a lomnochta, Content. v 8 . ¤rím complete enumerating : na lochta cen lomrim lac, BB 331b40 . ¤ṡloinded act of naming exactly : ni derna a lomsloinded dom deōin-sa `has not made himself fully known', Fianaig. 62.12 .

(v) With vb. See lommairgid.