int(ṡ)liucht

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Forms: intle(a)cht, intṡliucht, intliucht, intṡliucht, intlecht, t-indleacht, intliuchta, intṡliuchto, inntlechta, indliuchtu, n-intliuchtae, inntleacht, indleacht, inntleacht, intlecht

n u, m. (Lat. intellectus) Late Mid. and Mod. Ir. intle(a)cht. The form intṡliucht is due to the analogy of intṡamail (Zimmer, KZ xxx 95 ). n s. intliucht, Wb. 26d23 . int intṡliucht , Sg. 201a2 . intlecht, MR 182.19 . an t-indleacht , DDána 3 § 17. g s. intliuchta, Sg. 210a5 . intṡliuchto, 209b32 . inntlechta, O'Curry 970 (< H 3.18, p. 416 ). a p. indliuchtu, Ml. 18c11 . g p. inna n-intliuchtae , Ml. 26c3 . See inntleacht indleacht, IGT Decl. § 24.5 . Later f. inntleacht mhór, Begley-MacCurtin 550a16. Cf. Dinneen.

(a) faculty of understanding, intellect, discernment; mind; act of discerning, distinguishing between: intlecht (inntlecht, v.l.) gl. ingenium, Ir. Gl. 734. maith a n-intlucht foirbthi a cétbuidi `good (is) their discernment: perfect their senses,' Wb. 33c18 . pad glicc far n-i.¤ gl. [re]formamini ... sensus uestri, 5c21 . ro léiced a n-i.¤ foa réir fadésne `their reason has been left under their own control,' 5b3 . scríbend menmman .i. robbói fora inndṡliuchtsom `it had been in his mind,' Sg. 178b3 - 4 . do neuch lassatá sians ┐ i.¤ `sense and understanding,' Ml. 124c15 . dénam tormach n-eólais | do i.¤ co saichi `to a bad understanding,' Fél. Prol. 318. tabair dam inad it' churp | iar mo dliged, iar m'i.¤ , SR 1154. áes ind intliuchta áin, 7830 . deochair et[er] maith is olcc | cona raib accaib d'i.¤ , 1252 . dethbir eter conn ┐ ceill ┐ inntlecht : conn fri forb[th]etaid ┐ ciall fri himcomét ┐ indtlecht fri etargnugud tuicsina (leg. tuicsen, Ed.) `for distinguishing ideas,' O'Dav. 755. tri búada ... .i. búaid roisc ┐ intliuchta ┐ airdmessa, LU 4791. ar idhna a mesraighthe, ocus ar aíne a indtliuchta `on account of the clearness of his judgment and the nobleness of his intellect,' Laws iv 356.19 . aicned .i. in ghne inntlechta ┐ fhaicsina na nugdar, O'Curry 970 (< H 3.18, p. 416 ). ecna, i.¤, comarle (among the `secht ndāna Dé dún'), ZCP v 499 § 4. coillet bar cialla ┐ bar n-íntlechta, Alex. 910. ni roich intlecht aen duine ... túr na teist, na tuaruscbail D., MR 182.19 . níor chaomhain ... a intleacht Aristotail, TSh. 611. In concrete sense, a learned man, a wise man: nech nosfuaslaiced ... | ni fuar d'intliuchtaib Egept, SR 3312.

(b) ingenuity, skill: míli ... do aes cacha hintluchta, SR 7208. sóifid cách a dán i sáibforcital ┐ i saibintliucht, LL 188c23 . stuagdruimne rinnta ... arna coimecur tre indtlechtaibh ollamhan, CCath. 4729. cuis airic derbad a intlechta `the cause of its invention, as a proof of his ingenuity, Auraic. 5471. maille hilimud inntlechta ┐ eladhan with great skill, Stair Erc. 1625. ar na grabháil ... lé hinntleachd dáonda, Acts xvii 29 . aidhme iongnaithe d'amhainsi ealadhan ┐ inntlechta `with great art and ingenuity,' AFM iii 280.17 .

(c) meaning, signification (of a word or passage) : do línad intliuchta uerbi `to perfect the sense of the verb,' Sg. 210a5 . is tríit astoascther intṡliucht cach muid `the meaning of every mood,' 148b7 . is hinunn intṡliucht sluindite diblinaib, 76b5 . ní redigedar dano i.¤ ind sailm, Ml. 24d22 . iarsint i.¤ ebridiu `according to the Hebrew signification,' 37a8 . do thintud in suin ebraidi sluindes ilsésu ┐ ilintliuchtu la ebreu, 37a10 . in cíul ocus in n-i.¤ fil isint ṡalm, Hib. Min. 174. ar immaircidetaid (MS. ar imairceta) a céille ocus a n-intliuchta friu `because of the agreement of their sense and meaning with them,' 138 .

(d) contriving, plotting, method, plan, stratagem: gebaidh (?) luth n-echtrand tria indtleachthaibh drúadh, TBC-LL¹ 5488. dotuitetar morán tría a inntlecht through his contriving, Aisl. Tond. 105 § 2. muna ffuil inntleacht éigin agaib d'fhurtacht m'fhoiréigin, Ériu ix 6.57 . co fil fodord mor ┐ inntlecht (intled, v.l.) oc na hI.¤ fritt, LB 146c16 ; 'snare' Celtica x 256 . tuig ... nach ineitigh iad acht dentar intleacht uman ni is lugha dofetar da tabairt doib de use strategy ... (when a convalescent patient asks for unsuitable food), 23 P 10³, 27b28 . réidh tre inntleacht do fhéad bheith `by some device He might have gone free,' Aithd. D. 58 § 17. do-rinneadh inntleacht uirre a scheme was devised to deal with it, DDána 88 § 13. do thuit se d'íntleacht Oiliolla ... a cionaidh éada uim a mhnaoi, ITS xvi 74.10 . de ingen[i]is curandi morbos d'intlecht leigheas nan galur, Mackinnon Cat. 301.24 . ... trem inntlecht ┐ trem ealadhnoib diaplaidhi, Fl. Earls 138.10 . ? To this : tú is t'fían ag imthecht an láidh | mar inntleacht ngíall do ghabháil, IGT Decl. ex. 1736.