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imbel ?

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imbel ? or dil.ie/27299

Forms: imell, immbel, imill, imbiul, imli, imliu, imill, n-imeal, imeal, imeall

n Orig. n. cf. imell n-uim, ML² 2002. Later m. n s. immbel, Trip.² 468. g s. imill, Cog. 92.5 . d s. imbiul, IT i 131.18 . n p. imli, Cóir Anm. § 32. a p. imliu, LL 6b29 . imill, CCath. 2024. g p. na n-imeal , FM iv 674.9 . imeal, imeall m. IGT Decl. § 53.

(a) Of an object: edge, rim, border: ciumhais, oire, imeal, buinne, Eg. Gl. 120. eochair .i. imeal, O'Cl. immbél a scíath fría smechu, Trip.² 468. sciath argdidi co n-imbiul oir imbi, IT i 131.18 . fichthir cath Hua Fiachrach | la feirg faebair tar i.¤ , RC xvii 137.16 . a da himel `both ends' (of a cake), Laws i 106.26 Comm. no innarbad ... co medón in tiúil ┐ in fecht n-aill coa imel, LU 192. dorat a imill for falmaire indara long `he put his taffrail upon the helm of one of the two ships,' CCath. 2024. co tarrla indara slegh díbh i n-imell (i fircleite, v.l.) a droma, 2027 . d'[fh]is na flesc fuirmti im imlib na haltora, BB 242b23 . clár ... ┐ do dhéana tú imeal dó ... ┐ do dhéana thú coróin óir timcioll fa gcúairt don imeal labio, Exod. xxv 25.

(b) Of a place, margin, border, brink, confines: ar rob íad r[e]anna ┐ imli Muman ferann chlainne hEbir intan sin `Munster's points and borders,' Cóir Anm. § 32. roin- darbtha tra sīl nĒbir i n-imlib Muman, ZCP viii 303.16 : ro innarbsat Bretnu for imliu na hindsi, LL 6b29 . riched ... ó medón co hi.¤ , Fél. Ep. 343. co fail a n-dún (i.e. Dun Sobairche) ... uas tuind tibrig fria tóraind | sund for dib n-imlibh Erend, LL 17b2 . gabsat caladpurta a n-immlib na hardchatrach, Alex. 103. a imli `its borders' (of a green), Laws v 328.5 Comm. fer imill Aifi `a man from the borders of Aifi,' Cog. 92.5 . tighearna tire Conaill ┐ na n-imeal ccomhfoghus dhi, FM iv 674.19 . do chuir cabhlach d'argain imill na Fraingce, Keat. ii 6227 . ó chríochaibh imill na cruinne a luach súd `de ultimis finibus,' TSh. 10691. a scailp ... do leith-imel na sligedh, Fl. Earls 162.9 . gan imle chothaighte chruid `without borders in which to maintain cattle' (of an enclosure), O'Gr. Cat. 475.30. do rinneadar foslungphuirt a Netam a n-imeal an fásuigh, Exod. xiii 20. Of a mountain, foot, side: dochóidh an fhairgi .ix. troighti o imel an tsleibi amach, Maund. § 200. ni gabadh acht imle sliabh ┐ cimsa cúan, Expug. Hib. § 83. cumhain lem-sa trí tulcha | ... | do reithed liath na trí mbenn | ó atá imell co himell, SG 115.2 . créad fa mbeinn ar bruach t'imil | a chnuic thall, d'éis Fhéidhlimidh, DDána 64 § 28. sgaoiltear dhúinn gadhair mhic Mórna | fá imeallaibh cnoc na dtáintibh, Oss. iv 20.22 .

Of a river, sea, etc., margin, brink, shore: uisce imill .i. lympha , Ir. Gl. 69. o bruichib srotha ... Licc ┐ o imblib srotha Inaich, TTebe 1442 . for imblib in tragha, CCath. 2754. tech ... do bai ind i.¤ ind atha, Ann. Conn. 1244 § 5. an Bhanna 's a himle ag Áodh | sibhne fanna tréna fér, IGT Decl. ex. 1365. do dheachattar drong díobh co h-eoch- air-imlibh an chuain, FM vi 1926.1 . cúan ... ┐ biáidh a imiol go n-uige Sídon, Gen. xlix 13.

(c) Of a group, edge, outskirts: i n-immblib int sluaig, SR 3755. duine duthair deroil fil a n-imul in airechta in the outermost part of the assembly, Lat. Lives 77.10 . ar imell catha na n-allmarach `on the flank of the battalion of pirates,' Cog. 176.4 . rob iat rig-clanna ... Rudraigi ... ba gaíbthige cimsa ocus cath-imli `who were most terrible in the borders and flanks,' MR 216.21 . bearn a himeal na bhfear bhfeardha | ní bhean biodhbha, DDána 111 § 19. a fhilleadh go harnaidh | re himeall i n-iomghuin, 98 § 17. go bhfaicfeadh sé as sin leithimiol an phobail `the utmost part of the people,' Num. xxii 41.

Compds.: ¤bán fair-bordered: im Maig Aidne immelbán, Todd Lect. iii 164.12 . ¤bord edge, rim, border: oc fri- thailemh brath-bémenn a mbidhbad tar imellbordaibh na long, CCath. 1998. co himellbordaibh in fhuarda adhfhuair oighreta fó thuaidh `to the edges of the cold icy frigid zone in the north,' 292 . cuarsciath cona himelbord imdaingen iarnaidhe, 5315 . roerig grian ... seach immelbord talman `beyond the earth's borders,' TTebe 2196 . daig is in n-immel- bordaib int shrotha sin robid a hait ┐ a hadba, 186 . ro chéimnighsiot ... dar imealbhord a longport amach, FM vi 2282.12 . ¤chaín fair-rimmed: do sciet[h]aib imelchaini, CCath. 4947. ¤chrích border-territory: bá intechta a himmelchrícaib in domain dia taidbriud, LL 234b13 . ¤chrín worn at the rim: scéith imellcrína arsaidhi, CCath. 482 . ¤chró: ? a naimdi ina n-imiullcro bodhba (sic leg.) `their foes in their warlike border,' CCath. 2753. ¤chruaid hard-edged: cuarsciath ... imelchruaidh, CCath. 5313. i gcrioslach a sceith ... imelcruaidh, MR 284.6 . ¤glas green-bordered: ós ind hErind immelglais, Todd Lect. iii 192.2 . a hiath Aidhne imiol-ghlais, ML² 1453. co Cumar-tri-nUisce n-imelglas, FM v 1560.4 . ¤learg border-slope: g p. an chuid eile da haghaidh | mar uan imillearg abhann, DDána 49 § 12 . ¤mér finger-tip: budh iomdha ré moltaibh fáidh fan bhfionnorlár | 's gáir bionnorghán le hochtaibh imeilmhéar, DDána 70.13 . ¤sceng: an fhirmimeint fá imilsceing chíordhuibh the firmament beneath a canopy of darkness (?), Hackett xxxix 55. ¤tiug thick-edged: léigidh dhon uisce imilltiugh teacht iona hionad, Atlantis iv 168.1 . Cf. eochair-immel s.v. 1 eochair RIA Dict.