imlecán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imlecán or dil.ie/27610

 

Forms: imleagán

n (<imbliu with double dimin. termination). imleagán, m. IGT Decl. § 35. navel: umdaim .i. ab umb[i]lico .i. imlicen, Corm. Y 1299. roithit a fésóga a n-imlecain dóib, RC xxiv 380.20 . an nescoid bis let anís don imlican, Rosa Angl. 192.7 . ni h-eidir fuiliughad orum acht am' imleagan (imlican, imlecan, v.ll.), ITS xix 52.29 . níor gearradh himleacán, Ezekiel xvi 4. lán do dhoigh 's do dhriubhragán | an clár ḟoil ós mh'imleagán, IGT Decl. ex. 918.

Fig. middle, central point: ic imlican urgna na hErenn, ic raith na rigraide i Temraig, Ériu viii 24.6 . i.¤ oirechais Ērenn ... Temair co n-a tuathaib, ML² 1411. ga háoinfhiodh as coitcheann a n-earnuile ┐ as imleagán ┐ as forbhadh a n-urd (of a word), IGT Introd. 5 § 10.