léiten(a)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. léiten(a) or dil.ie/29823

n g s. and a p. of *léitiu, vn. of ro-laimethar, see lamaid. (daring or rash) attempt, venture; audacity: inna letena gl. ausús, Ml. 16c2 . 38d6 . let .i. linge, ut est ro let letenaib nithu ar maignib eccne .i. ro linged uirre co lamtinach tre nith gur himre[d] eccin uirre a maigin, O'Dav. 1196 . ni laimter arratas ar cin a leten `audacity', BCrólige 34 , glossed .i. . . . ar a loimthincidhi leo cin do denamh.