srúaim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. srúaim or dil.ie/38838

 

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(a) stream: sruaim .i. sruth. Salach ru[i]s .i. seiscenn, ut est glan sruaim salach ruis, O'Dav. 1427 . sruaim .i. sruth nó srotha imda, ut est cach leth co sal sruamach ( Fél. Aug. 25 ), O'Dav. 1462 . sruaim .i. sruth, ut est a n-ána for sruamannaib i sidh socomét in fosernaither flatha, 1464 . a n-ána for sruamannaib i sidh socoméd sernar flatha, 119 (cf. Corm. Y 48 ). saenn[sh]ruth sechta | asa rethaid sruaim slan solus, Anecd. i 66 § 143 . dommebaid sruaim isan talmain, Irish Texts i 6 § 17 . brúchtais . . . srūaim usci annsin, BColm. 52.14 . a shruaim amhail ceó do shlébh (to a river), AFM i 470.19 . ro snigseat sruamandai . . . saerfholai dar curpu, Alex. 253 . Of a stream of fire: araile díb ┐ srúama tened i tollaib a ngnússe, LU 2187 ( FA 27 ) = co sruamu, LB. cóig srúamanna tenedh, Cóir Anm. 159 . bethu dubach . . . i sruam(h)aib na sreth (sruth?) sir-theinedh, BNnÉ 98.z . saighnen . . . .i. sruam teinedh ag losccadh an talman, Irish Texts iii 20 § 15 . sruaim tine (gl. sraibtine), Laws v 192.13 . Fig. a s.¤ mór ind forcitil spirdáldi `the mighty stream of spiritual doctrine', Wb. 11a19 . srúaim soïs `a stream of knowledge', Fél. Apr. 4 . srūaim ecna ūaigh stream of pure wisdom (of St. Cainnech), ACL iii 220.15 .

(b) In glossaries large quantity: srūaim ena .i. imat usque (gl. srōn), Corm. Y 1176 . sruth .i. srūaim etha .i. imat ēisc inte, 1179 . sruaim .i. imat, ut est, sruaim salach sét guidhe, O'Dav. 1464 . srua[i]m .i. imad, Lec. Gl. 126 .