1 leithet

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n Originally t n., Ériu xxxv 148 n. 27 . (cf. lethan, and GOI 167 ).

(a) breadth, width: i mbucai no lethit (gl. latitudinem), Sg. 3b13 . lethet a bél, Críth G. 571 . lethech . . . .i. ainm do cheneliu eisc . . . .i. ara lethet ┐ ara thanadetaid, Corm. Bodl. 12.5 . ceithri duirn a leithit, ZCP xiv 351.15 (= Laws ii 246.6 = lethat, O'Dav. 706 ). ag loige meich . . . airtem (a) l.¤ a crui iar n-airthur, ZCP xiv 348.2 ( Laws ii 238.14 ). ceitheora bairgena . . . da dorn a l.¤ ┐ dorn a tiget, ZCP xiv 356.8 ( Laws ii 254.8 ). mad cora . . . tri traigte a leithead, Laws v 112.1 . in talam cona fot ┐ a lethet, i 26.23 Comm . lethfat (sic) buna in litanain `the breadth', ii 232.23 Comm . Comgan ┐ Marcill / co llethet a llinde `the breadth of their wisdom', Fél. Oct. 13 . corann liath lethet baisi, Ériu ii 229.2 . dobeir Dia traig cacha bliadne fora lethet adds a foot to its breadth, RC ix 494.10 (ICM). dá chubat . . . / bid i llethet cech oen chláir, SR 4240 . lethet na criche, LL 6502. l.¤ da gabail bhadéin dit chrích, TBC-LL¹ 5997 . bradan . . . da dorn .x. na lethed, CS 316.3 . go bhfad ┐ go leithead an chuirp, TSh. 5757 . lethat Tūadmuman a tūaid, Ériu ii 50 § 3. téit i l.¤ multiplies, increases: Dái Galach . . . / do chuaid a chlann i lithed (:fichet), SG 333.20 (lethead, MS.). co ndeachatar a tren ┐ a treisi ┐ a l.¤ lanmhor, L. Chl. S. 2. Cf. cuirfidh sé iad a saibhrios ┐ a leathad feadh an tshaoghail, Beatha S. F. 736 .

(b) expanse, stretch(?): saibreochadsa tú . . . do lethadaibh móra ferainn, Fier. 16 (do lethet morferainn, v.l.).

In n. loc. síth Lethet Oidni, Imr. Brain 53.2 . do sruthair Lethet Oidni, z 0 (lethit, v.l.).