airla

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airla or dil.ie/2158

Forms: urla, orla, earla

n m. urla orla earla m., IGT Decl. § 2 . hair of the head, lock, tress; long back hair: urla .i. cīab, Corm. Y 1291 . dechrum .i. urla . . . .i. bearrtha .i. urla, O'Dav. 752 . irla .i. ab arula .i. berrad moga, O'Mulc. 726 . trí maic nad rannat orbai: mac muini ┐ aurlai ┐ ingine fo thrillis `the son of a slave', Triads 152 . o bun [a] irla co clais a chuil, RC xiv 426 § 47 ( LL 12968 ). cóica urla fegbuide ón chluais go cheile dó, TBC-LL¹ 1375 . .l. erla deghbuidi on cluais co céli dó, Acall. 4080 v.l. o hinn a hordan go a erla, 1917 v.l. laoch mór co finne n-erla, Celt. Rev. ii 216.17 . eiric leth fuilt no lan fuilt doib a nurla, Laws iii 354.10 Comm. a chaor bhuadha an earla fhinn (of Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xii 7 . d'urrlaghaib leabra lanmaiseacha, CF 832 . Of a person: earla claon an chuirp óghdha (of Mary), Measgra D. 49.50 . do seailg fiadh da erla cas that he the curly-haired one may hunt deer, KMMisc. 172 § 24 . Part of a halter: urla gosti, O'Curry 2068 (H. 4.22, p. 67).