fo chosmailius

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally ‘under the likeness of’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fo chosmailius (with genitive)

  1. like (similar to), after the manner of
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 62b20
      a n-imbed són ind slóig do·lega na ní téte, fo chosmailius dílenn
      the abundance of the army which destroys whatever it comes to, like a deluge

Conjunction[edit]

fo chosmailius

  1. like, as

Further reading[edit]