temair

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Forms: Temro, Temrae, Temair, Teamhair

n i, later k, f. g s. Temro, Thes. ii 263.31 . Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 16 § 1 . Temrae, BColm. 72.11 . ? Temair, Metr. Dinds. i 46.1 . IGT § 151 . Latinized Temoria, Thes. ii 259.3 .

(a) any high place, eminence, hill ; in some of these exx. we have to do with a metaphorical use of the placename (e.g. t.¤ feda), EIF 382, 654 , The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 427 : grec rotruaillned and téomora (? Θεώρημα, Θεωρέω, τιμωρέω, , CMCS xv 15 n. 68 ) i.e. conspicio. t.¤ din cach loch (locc, Y) ba hurgna decsin iter mhag ┐ tech ut diciter t.¤ na duath .i. grianan no tulach. t.¤ in tige .i. grianan, Corm. 42 . a verbo Greco temoro .i. conspicio. úair is t.¤ ainm do cech inad asnid soirb fegad radairc. unde dicitur t.¤ na tuathe t.¤ in tige, LL 159a9 . t.¤ cech n-ard cech n-irgna | ... | t.¤ cech mbennach mbirda | acht mad Emain, Metr. Dinds. i 10.65 . omnis locus conspicuus et emineus sive in campo sive in domo sive in quocumque loco sit, vocabulo quod dicitur t.¤ nominari potest ... ut dicitur t.¤ na tuaithi et in toighi ..., RC xv 278 § 4 . doglinn glasaib temrach .i. tinóltar é a glaisinib na tulach, t.¤ tulach da reir sin, O'Dav. 616. for t.¤ ┐ dingna na cathrach, TTr.² 205 . ? dianforba t.¤ telchaind, IT iii 17.15 . in t.¤ feda, crann is áirde bís isin fídh eside, H 5.15, 28a ( O'D. 1676 ). temhair .i. gruaidh, ut est niam temra rosa .i. is í t.¤ th'aighthi do gruaidh, O'Dav. 1546. Cf. Ériu xiii 14.13 . ? To this: teamair .i. aibhinn, Stowe Gl. 126 = Lec. Gl. 27 , 191 . See túaithebair.

(b) n. loc. Tara in Co. Meath. See Metr. Dinds. i 1 - 45 , Rennes Dinds., RC xv 277 ff. T.¤ .i. te múr múr Téa ingine Lúgdach maic hItha, Corm. 42 . ac Tea móir ingin Lugdech | ...conad uaithi atá T.¤ , Metr. Dinds. i 4.36 . According to Met. Dinds. originally called T.¤ Breg: T.¤ Breg, cid ní diatá | ... | cuin do dedail frisin mbruig | cuin robo T. T.? `when did the place come to be called T. (instead of T.B.)' (notes), i 2.1 . But the opposite seems implied in: T.¤ diatá T.¤ Breg, i 20.105 . óclach do thuaith Temra Breag, Acall. 2001 . T.¤ tuathi ┐ tigi | ... | mathair anai cech fhine, Metr. Dinds. i 10.69 . lengait Temuir, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 29 (temraig, v.l.). seach Theamair, BDD² 174 . co Temraig, Thes. ii 354.8 . doirrseóir Temra, Corm. 28 Milgitan. feis Temra, IT i 118.26 . bid fās tír Temrach túae, Thes. ii 314.3 . go rabus ag impod na Temrach, Laws i 6.14 . o Themuir, Thes. ii 241.5 . día tíagad do Th.¤ , BDD² 155 . hi Temraig, Thes. ii 307.7 . co Teamraig na Righ, CF 519 . dessel Temra, RC xv 284 § 38 . Saltair Temrach, Metr. Dinds. i 14.10 .

Also in other nn. loc.: i T.¤ Chualṅge, TBC-LL¹ 1492 . Teamhar hEirionn, CF Eg. 198 . T.¤ Érna, IGT Decl. ex. 2160 . T.¤ Lochrae, LU 6928 (BDD). T.¤ Luachra, RC xv 444 § 50 . tangadar co T.¤ Luachra, Acall. 5629 . ó Theamhar Luachra Deagha, CF Eg. 65 . See Hog. Onom. As name of an Ogam letter: aicme huatha: hOchae, Dindrigh, T.¤, Cerae, Quorann (Dinnogam), Auraic. 5689 . As n.pr. (of a woman) : Teamhair, inghean Ui Mhuirgheasa, Hy Fiach. 120.11 .