Cite this: eDIL s.v. in-loing or
Last Revised: 2019


Forms: inloing, hellaing, inlongad, in-do-loingad, ellaing, inlolaig, inlolaid, ellacht, nelacht, inlongar, -hellangar, -ellagar, in-longathar, -ellaingaither, inlochta, ellacht, hellachtai, inellaig, inéillgistar, ineillgitar, in-loing, in-loing, inlongathar

v indic. pres. s. 3 inloing, Corm. Y 39. Stud. in E. Ir. Law 135 § 9 n. c . nī hellaing , Corm. Y 447 ( Anecd. iv 38.10 ). pl. 3 inlongad, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 135 § 9. in-do-loingad, Laws iv 6.7 . ipv. s. 3 ellaing, O'Dav. 802. pret. s. 3 inlolaig, O'Dav. 1130 = inlolaid, Laws iv 16.21 . ? ellacht, ACC § 61 ( RC xx 256 ). rom nelacht , AFM i 330.13 . Pass. indic. pres. s. inlongar, Bürgschaft 28 § 76. -hellangar, 26 § 74 . 15 § 51. -ellagar, Corm. Y 447 ( Anecd. iv 38.10 ). in-longathar, Laws iv 378.7 Comm. -ellaingaither, O'Dav. 614. pret. s. inlochta, O'Dav. 995. ro ellacht , SR 3551. RC xx 52.9 . pl. ro hellachtai , Alex. 132. Part. ellachtae. Vn. 1 ellach. Later in- was prefixed to the prototonic stem giving a new deuterotonic form : pres. s. 3 inellaig, O'Mulc. 537 (= inloing, Corm. Y 39 ). pret. s. 3 ro inéillgistar , Laws iv 16.y Comm. pl. 3 ineillgitar, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 135 § 9 and n. b . See also eillgid (RIA Dict. Fasc. II), formed from the prototonic stem of in-loing. Both in-ellaig and eillgid occur in the Laws glossing in-loing. See Wortk. § 56 and Marstrander, RC xxxvi 370 - 2 . The original sense seems to have been lays, or puts in or on .


(a) joins, unites, brings together, puts together: issí in chathir ind nóib ata ellachti hi crist, Wb. 21c5 . ellachti i corp Crist gl. concorporales , Wb. 21c16 . is ellachtae ł. is lán (gl. conferta) 'is compacted, or is full', Ml. 84a6 . mor ndrong ndhánai ndheigḟear ndhánamail ro hellachtai and i n-urd ellaig in chathai `trafen dort bei der feindlichen Begegnung ...,' Alex. 132. sceo ellacht imhuaim n-eisci im rith .i. ocus ro heillged aice seom ... `and he connected the mutual movement of the moon about the course (of the sun),' RC xx 256 § 61 (ACC).

(b) puts upon, lays upon, imposes, bestows, inflicts: feib ro ellacht doib cech triall | bai a mbennacht for Iosiaph, SR 3551. meraid mo bennacht co cian | feib ro ellacht ni ba truag, RC xx 52.9 . forsan Trīnōid togaidhi | rē cāch, iar cāch do ellac[h]t bendacht, Ériu iv 120.12 . Crist mac Muire ingine | cech maith is é ro ellacht, Anecd. ii 32 1. ailim Críst feibh ro d-ellacht | mo bennacht for áes ochta, 32 § 6. dom riacht forrán la sluagh siuil | rom nelacht Aedh Róin arráir | im Chonna Cill `Aedh Roin insulted me last night,' AFM i 330.13 .

(c) Of literary composition, puts together, composes: anamain .i. ainm airc[h]etail ... `inloing ollam anamain,' Corm. Y 39. cf. O'Dav. 1072. is ē dēach is airegdamh dīb indi ō n-ellagar nath ; ar nī hellaing nad ellaing nath, Corm. Y 447 ( Anecd. iv 38.10 ). ni ellaing nad ellaing nath he who does not compose a nath does not compose, CIH vi 1929.24, 2215.5 (cf. 2224.4, 2225.23) . fuach .i. rann ... in fuach ellachtda `the connected (?) stanza,' O'Dav. 858. cainellaingaither drogh moltar trí .x. de, 614 . essim, tessim, ellaing, tellaing 'draw in, draw out, put in, put out' (of anál and aí), Celtica vi 216 . ellaing .i. ellgi-si [ní] estib amach. Tellaing .i. teillgi-si ní inntib amuigh `i.e. thou puttest something out of them outwards ; ... i.e. thou puttest something into them inwards', O'Dav. 802 .

II In Laws.

(a) imposes (usually a contract or obligation on someone) : in-longar for raith iar suidiu in fiach no in cundrath ara-roib on feichemain ara-tait raith `darauf wird der rāth für die Schuld oder den Handel verpflichtet,' Bürgschaft 28 § 76. co-ellangar aitiri luige ? `wie wird zu der aitire des Schwurs verpflichter ?,' 22 § 65 . cesc co hellangar forsin raith ? ... cach techtae inlongar for raith, O'Curry 65 - 6 (< H 3.18, p. 24 ). inlongad bandtaig banc[h]ora `women's lands sustain women's contracts,' Stud. in E. Ir. Law 135 § 9. it fir ín-do-loingad it is men who impose it (i.e. who make an entry into land), Laws iv 6.7 , glossed : is fir ímfuilgniter no íneillgiter indtib, ib. 16 Comm.

(b) puts in a claim for, maintains a claim: inlolaigh .i. ro heillged, ut est inlolaig Seithir selba `S. entered a claim for possession,' O'Dav. 1130 = inloiligh, O'Curry 120 (< H 3.18, p. 74a ). inlolaid .i. ro eillgestur .i. ro íneillgistar, Laws iv 16.y . is amlaid inloing in ingen a orbe a matha(i)r amail inloing in mathair fora ingin `a daughter maintains the right to the land of her mother just as the mother binds her daughter,' Stud. in E. Ir. Law 135 § 9 n. c .

(c) enters, takes possession of: tech inlongar for comdig ha forcoma[l] neigne which is entered ... by violent seizure, O'D. 471 (< H 3.17, c. 368 ) = tech a longar, Laws v 162.19 . secht tealluig ... cibe innlis a mbreith no nos eillgi, O'D. 1187 (< H 2.15A, p. 46b ).

The follg. are obscure: fracc .i. ben nó snathat, ut est inlochta fraic folach ┐ rl. .i. foilgither ar in fraicc in bec ó bhḟuaigend .i. in tsnathat, O'Dav. 995. inlochta .i. ro airlithar foladh mna, O'Curry 464 (< H 3.18, p. 245 ) (evidently refers to same passage as above, for the article : frag .i. ben, follows immediately). ? is a lochtaib coirib inlongathar eathar ` is manned ,' Laws iv 378.7 Comm. (? is loaded), cf. v 490.11 .