1 ellach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ellach or dil.ie/19970

Forms: n-ellug, ellug, n-elluch

n o, m. (earlier n.?) (vn. of in-loing)

I

(a) joining, uniting; union, combination, composition , cf. eallach. .i. suidhiughadh, O'Cl. : buith i n-elluch coirp Crist in union with Wb 29d22 . i nhellug coirp Crist 29c8 . i n-ellug 19c20 . inna ellug 26d16 . inna n-elluch Sg 188a 3 . Laws v 342.23 Comm. do-alla in cethramthu ...a n-ellach in trin together with the third part ii 398.17 Comm. i n-ellach na daime in the train of iii 404.19 Comm. bai lanumuin i n-elluch ar a chinn isstig together IT i 144.5 . Cf. tictís iar n-elluch fo smacht | do chen- nuch i tír nEgept SR 3427 . inna clocha bíte i n-elluch in talman in the earth's mass Acr 12c1 ( Thes. ii 5.32 ). ar na roib na eicmailt i n-ellug inna æcaillse in the communion of the church Wb 22c20 . cethardha ata i n-ellach gacha duila dligidhe .i. aer ┐ talam, teine ┐ uisce in the composition of O'C., Law Transcr. 901 < H 3.18, 400 . i n-ellach dénma na ndúl, Todd Lect. vi 67 = LB 138b17 . i n-ellach in cumdaigh inlaid (?) BB 493b6 (cf. Alex. 587 ). In gramm.: issi intsillab diuit sillab ellaig rain[n]e a syllable in the composition, i.e. body of a part (of speech) Sg 25b13 . i n-ællug insce biid dictio in connected speech (= oratio) 25a2 . esse feda .i. in blog aoir tebide gebhes in fid i n-elluch focail, Auraic. 898 . in blog, etc.techtas i n-elluch focail 902 .

Hence (b) metre (?): ellach .i. aisti ut est cibe cenel dina secht n-eillghibh .i. dona secht n-aistibh, O'Dav. 765 . eallach .i. aisde ealadhna, O'Cl. vii primeillge na filideachta, Auraic. 743 . aisti dona seacht primellgibh na f., 1686 . is lethloigibh na .vii. primellach direnaiter na haisti seo IT iii 28.28 . Cf. also O'Mulc. 537 , and: fuirim .i. ellach aisti, Corm. Y 665 . trefocal...cen ellach dona hellgib cenmothá óen-ellach, Arch. iii 293.5 = Auraic. 1931 . fogonar airchetul i n-anocht n-ellag (of a metrical fault) 5224 . ellach .i. rann. lān-ellach i. lān-rann do denam do lethrann, amail ata: a Gilla Míchil Ó Maol Caimin, O'C. Law Transcr. 977 < H 3.18, 422 .

(c) In connexion with cath, joining in battle, engaging; encounter, battle , cf. eallach .i. cath, O'Cl. : céin ro bás ic ellach ┐ ic tinol ┐ ic cur na tri cath-sa, Alex. 421 . mor ndrong ndhánai...ro hellachtai and i n-urd ellaig in chathai 132 . 144 . a ndith ┐ a mudugud inn-ellach in mórcathae eiter Poimp ┐ Cesair for muigh na Tésali, CCath. 4392 . (of vultures :) ic urnaidhe a fola ┐ a n-apaige d'fagbail...i n-ellach in morcatha ┐ inn-otharligib na n-anradh isin armaig 5003 . ellach [a] cath ar a chind ZCP xii 378.26 . Cf. Cellach...cen ellach n-aith n-imgona LL 132b43 . óenach cen imchosnom cen ellach `without seizure' (without encounter ?) Met. Dinds. iv 150.63 . rogníset úaibre ellach an arrogant encounter (?) Met. Dinds. iii 370. 65 . The following exx. may also come here: ellach n-ossaid a union of truce, a league LL 184a33 = Arch. Hib. ii 73 . trí rígna... | 'ca mbítis ríg rochrotha | ... | nírbtar ellaig óenḟechta `unions of a moment' Met. Dinds. iii 366 . 20 . sesca mor-mili imma cuaird...do chemendaib uird ellaig paces in order of union, in succession (?) (of measurements of Babylon) Rawl. 74b17 .

Cf. also: co n-uaill ellaig, Met. Dinds. ii 20.46 . deilm gan ellach ZCP vii 310.7 . fenelach .i. ellach ercai, Corm. Y 666 .

II

(a) a putting in: ellach .i. ni do chur ann ┐ tellach .i. ni do chur as ut est ar is cuma ellach ┐ tellach do tigh cach graid... .i. nech inntu nó as, O'Dav. 797 (cf. 802 ). Laws v 172.8 . ni chumgaba nech ellach nā tellach im thegluch-sa acht me fadéin `none shall have power to keep or send forth' (said by one required to dismiss one of his following) Ériu vi 148.52 . Cf. eallach cach eathair co na fuiluing a lucht loading (or entering ?) a boat so (heavily) that it cannot sustain its burden Laws v 490.11 gl. by: techtugad do brith isin ethar, co na imuilngenn a lucht 492.28 .

Hence (b) entering upon, taking possession of, appropriating: ellag tire... .i. techt intiu; tellag ┐ iallag de hoc dicitur , O'Mulc. 376 . fuair ellach ar nóebe nirt `gained possession' Met. Dinds iv 98.95 . a tellach saighe .i. a n-ellech side, Laws v 470.16 . Here probably: eallach .i. suidhiughadh, O'Cl.

[a] adastar ┐ a ellach (of a steed), Aisl. MC 81.3 . But cf. 2 ellach and 1 íallach.