súainem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. súainem or dil.ie/39071

Forms: súaineamh, súaineamh, súainimh, suainemna

n n,m. Later also o and u. súaineamh o,m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.31) . súaineamh, o and u,m., § 28 . súainimh, lochdach, ib. g s. suainemna, Anecd. i 1.12 . Note also: suaine a sleagh (: truaille) `thongs', TD 9.29 .

(a) rope, cord, string : suainemh .i. tét, O'Dav. 1492 . int suaneman gl. funis, Ml. 37d5 . tri deligud inna crích honaib suanemnaib, 37d11 . suánemuin do dénum i n-aidchi, Wb. 24d14 (see note). dénum suainemun i n-aidchi, 26b17 . Of retrieving objects of value by means of ropes (see Thurn., ZCP xv 259 ): cro fir saiges a suainemnaib `who advances by ropes', Laws v 236.15 .i. timartain in fir innsaidhis a suainem- naib na teite; in rodaide no in tallaige, iar testu na teite roime, .i. a cliab co suainemnaib teiti, 238.15 Comm . ( O'Dav. 1492 ). turchlu a suainemnad (suainemnaib, O'C. 1799 , 23 Q 6, 42a ) .i. ini dobeir ar clo, is tar in ti saighes ris im suainemain, Laws v 298.12 , 300. 18 Comm . See turchlu. is lēim alboilcc .i. suainem tar blái foa ndichet carpat, O'Mulc. 759 . no clistís errid Ulod for súanemnaib tarsnu on dorus diarailiu, LU 10138 . ind long . . . doleced do nim, ┐ cethri suanimain esti, 1953 ( FA 2 ) = co cethri suainemnu, LB ( IT i 171.23 ). no shíned a shuanemain eter da chualli, LL 125a13 . co tarut suainem im bragait I., PH 2312 . do-rigne sroigill do shuai- nemnaib becca, 4526 . ceṅgaltar a lám iarum dia thóeb co suanemnaib, RC iii 184.28 . dusrelged síos fris na suainemh- naibh, FM vi 1898.4 .

(b) thong or loop of a spear : faga feig . . . co suanemnaib loga, TBC 2738 . ar slegaib . . . go suanemnaib lín, 3571 . tuc a chorrmér gaiscid i ssuainim na sleighe, Acall. 7709 . ro meb- datar a slegha ┐ a foghadha . . . i tollaib a suainemh, CCath. 2127 . ro coirighsit a coirrmera . . . i suainemnaiph . . . a fogad feig, 5552 . do rad F. a mhéur hi suainemh an fhogha, FM vi 1978.18 . bera . . . co suathnemaib sita, Cog. 160.27 . co tarrla in ga . . . annsa Dub Sailind conuige a suainemh, Comp. Con C. 110.5 . súainimh re sleaghaibh dá snaidhm, IGT Decl. ex. 440 . go leagh snáth gacha suainimh, Aithd. D. 21.8 . a samhnuidhibh na sleighe, ITS xxiv 42.21 .

(c) Of rivers course, confluence (?): suanem S., suainem E., suanem B., ┐ is é sin Comar na tri nUisci, Rawl. B 512, 76vb9 . Bun Suainmi, 8 = Bun Suinbhi, BB 22b16 - 18 . rangator tra as sin co M., día ngaror Bun Suainmhe aniu .i. suainemh S., suainemh E., ┐ suainem B., Leb. Gab. 12.4 . go Bun Suaimhne, eadhon Cumar-na-dtrí-n-uisge, áit a bhfuil suaineamh S. ┐ F. ┐ B., Keat. i 144.80 .

(d) In literary contexts. Of the versification of the Senchus Már: airdugdu[i]r in tSencusa . . . atrechtadur suainemain filidechta fou la Patraic `who put a thread of poetry around it for Patrick', Laws i 22.z Comm . dorat suainemain fai, 38.9 Comm . = adracht suainemhain fou, O'C. 756 ( H. 3.18, 358a ). In name of a metre: suaínem domhunghuírt, IT iii 103 § 200 . Perh. also in: sūainem Segsa, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 56 § 36 .

See 1 súaithnid.