oíbind

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Forms: aímin

adj i. (< oíb, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 387 , ii 59 + 1 finn, Jn. Celt. Stud. i 134 ) O.Ir. aímin (but this is may be a different word LEIA O-14 ); occas. spelt with m in Mid.Ir. Texts. aimeann no aoimeann .i. áoibhinne, O'Cl.

Pleasant, agreeable, delightful (to the senses), usually of things and places. ecosc n-aímin . . . tegdassa, Thes. ii 292.22 ( Ml. Poems ii ). ba caín ┐ ba haíbind . . . a rréim ronucset Ulaid, FB 42. cno mora aibinde, Laws v 408.13 . is aíbind in carn út, TBC-LL¹ 1204. oebind, 1205 . a n-inad n-oíbind, PH 1297 . aibne na hard-aenaigh, ZCP viii 202.9 . fér na tulach n-aibind, Laws iii 296.12 . go hinis aoibhinn Ealga, Keat. Poems 10. an talamh áoibhinn, Psalms cvi 24.

Of persons, chiefly of appearance or social qualities: loech caem . . . ard oemind, TBC-LL¹ 3145. banntrac[h]t oimbinn, IT i 145.2 . clann aibind, PH 7383. secht coicait n-epscop n-uag n-oebin gracious (?), ACL iii 303 § 7. ecca Taidcc urdeirc, aimhind, | an righ aibhind Desgabhair, AFM ii 606.19 .

Compar. gid ébind [= oebind] bith sund . . . aebni in maith iar cind, LU 9889 = PRIA iii 534 § 15. aibhne in treabh is lugha ar nim | ina in treab is mo ar talmain, Irish Texts i 24 § 17. ní chluin céol . . . óenrí dianat aíbinniu any king that has fairer possessions, Metr. Dinds. iii 312.116 . oibniti in tech far tichtain the house is the pleasanter for your arrival, ZCP viii 270 z . ro ḟás and ócdruth amra . . . is aíbinniti fo deich | Druim caín . . . Crieich, Metr. Dinds. iv 56.203 . in tan robo haibneom a flait- heamnass at the height of felicity, YBL 137a16 . is o.¤ domm I am pleased, happy, well content: is oemen dún indiu isin clusail, MacCarthy 15.4 , cf. 16.1 (obenn). is oíbne duinn inas duit-siu, LB 139a56 ( Todd Lect. vi 72.12 ). is eagal liom . . . nach fada is aoibhinn do Mhac Cúmhaill, Oss. iv 96.4 .

Compd. muighe minsgot[hacha] aimin-ālli, IT ii2 127.143 (< álaind).