lommán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lommán or dil.ie/30607

n o,m. (lomm) tree (or branch) stripped of its bark and / or leaves and/or twigs: loman .i. lom-fand, sech is lom is fand, Corm. Y 819 = lommand, Corm. Tr. p. 101 . lom- mánaib darach, LU 9062 ( FB 81 ). mo lamh mar loman fan lon, BNnÉ 141.22 . do bhí in lomán ón leanabh / gégach duilleach doisleabar, Ériu iv 116 § 20 . is tú an lomán lán do thoradh (to the Cross), DDána 41.39 . in n-eirr th'aim- sire / . . . / mar lomán gcrom ar gcríonadh, 56.7 . re fiodh- lomán daruidhe, Celt. Rev. x 135.21 . airg loman londgliaid `an angry fight with spear-staffs', Sc.M.² § 15.18 and n. 28 . lomáin loma . . . gan chroiceann gan díon gan duille, TSh. 3307. Attrib. gen. gur líon do chnuas an crann lomáin, DDána 41.15 .

? l.¤ comarba `a minor, a child whose father dies during its infancy ', O'Don. Suppl. (Plummer MS. notes refers to loman): an loman comarba .i. mac bec les nach éitir a cinta d'íc, O'D. 1986 ( Eg. 90, 11 ). Apparently equated with éccodnach: bliadain don lomain (sic) comarba ima sencintaib féin ┐ im sencintaib a athar; mí do imma nuacintaib féin ┐ im nuacintaib a athar; raithi don codnach ima sencintaib féin ┐ im seincintaib a athar . . . Canas a ngabar in mí atá don éccodnach ima nuacintaib féin ┐ im nuacintaib a athar, in turbaid bliadna uil don eccodnach ima seincintaib féin ┐ im seincintaib a athar, O'D. 1483 - 4 ( E. 3.5, 47 ). for lomán comarba, O'D. 1483 . loban comarba, O'C. 1581 ( BB 187b ).