1 ellam, ullam, ollam

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adj I

quick, prompt, speedy; soon, readily: combad ellam no comallaitis aní asrochoilset that they should speedily perform (gl. ut maturent exsolvere) Ml 95c2 . longphort do gabáil dóib co hellom ┐ co héscaid TBC 431 . cid ellom condranic cách, luathium conarnic F. 1034 (ullamh St). TBC² 1402 . ba torrach ather[r]och ellam IT i 139.15 . dufochtrastar ellam awoke promptly RC xi 450.1 . táncatár...co hellam ond insi LU 24b10 = RC ix 486.5 . co tisedh co hellam ...docom in catha, CCath. 3296 . tiagaidh uaim go hullamh BNnÉ 218.3 . bás go hullamh d'ḟagháil TD 30.11 . nib ellam mo lecht IT iii.1 53.18 . do- beir proinn go hullamh deg-thapaidh doibh, Fl. Earls 90.11 . atá an spioraid ollamh, ┐ an cholann éiglidhe = promptus TSh. 10159 . at[h]cha ellma RC xxvi 44 § 230 . As attrib.: aisgidh ollamh ready gift TD 25.6 . Compar.: brōnaigh Conailli indiu... | ni ba ellmhu bias gen | i nAird iar nD. not readier shall be the smile AU 687 . rob iat...ba hellma ┐ ba hescaidi aigned d'iarraid na himresna MR 216.23 . Míchéal... dom anmuin is é as ullmha readiest Dán Dé xxviii 4 . do brisedh eachlusc uirri | bar n-eachradh ní hullmaide IGT, Decl. ex. 554 .

adj II

(a) ready, prepared, finished: cor bo éim ┐ cor bo ellam MU 8.32 = LL 262b46 . Cf. ellam cach n-airceand .i. cach ni is ellam (.i. is derb) do denum duit ot laim is ellam ort a chin, O'C. Law Transcr. 216 (< H 3.18, 112b ). ro aithin dóibh DC long...do denum occo comdis ellma (v.l. elma) inmara iat fó athgin in erruigh ar chinn, CCath. 169.3269 . Leb. Gab. i 222.19 . combtar ellmha a lóinte till their supplies were ready Hugh Roe² 47 z (f. 26a) . o robtar fuirithe eallmha na Gaill, Hugh Roe, 164.24 (f. 44a) . a mbeith ullamh aicce dochum Uí C. d'aithrioghadh `he had them in readiness' FM iii 546.13 . ní foláir don uile dhuine bheith ollamh roimhe, ó atá an bás dearbh, TSh. 131 . don tí atá ollamh ar dhéanamh breitheamhnais = qui paratus est judicare 808 . ollamh ar a chionn pre- pared for it (sc. death) 1543 . ón druing...bhíos ollamh ré fagháil fulachta = ...praeparatis ad escam 7995 . Hence convenient, suitable: ní ba ellam urusa Muir trom-adbul Torrianda do bar n-ǽs athgǽti LL 238b31 = TTr. 1621 .

(b) finished, complete: in uair rob ullamh an ecclas ready i.e. consecrated RC xxv 398.17 . adhbar righ no rí ullamh heir apparent or actual king BNnÉ 262.30 . ar mbeith ollamh n-ealadhan perfected in his art TD 3.9 . sol ticfadh ēnghloine amháin ullamh este before one glass could come out of it (a glazier's furnace) completed Fl. Earls 70. 10 . derlaic onóir do cloinn na hE., go mba heallomh a n- oirrdercas perfect (?) Leb. Gab. i 130 n. 7 .

(c) ready (for) in the sense of predisposed (to), in- clined (to): is ullum iatsein cum idhroipisi YBL 351a36 . teagaim sin a lucht na lubra ┐ isin lucht bis ullam cuice 23 P 10³, 21a8 . gurub iad daine is ullma cum flux fola 22b6 . Cf. ellam .i. a laim esti, Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 184 ( H. 3. 18, 70.1 ). ellam .i. illaim .i. ni for dail 210 ( H. 3. 18, 81.2 ). ellam .i. al-laim ┐ ni for dail, O'Mulc. 379 . Corm. Y 540 . Cf. 2 ellam.

As subst.: a ṡaor-ollamh bláth `thou noble, alert, smooth weapon' TD 33.18 . Cf. raticfa ra mod n-ellaim | meni choisc do droch-thengaid `that will reach thee readily' RC xiv 424.26 = LL 111a27 .