léx

Cite this: eDIL s.v. léx or dil.ie/30088

 

n m. (Lat. lex)

(a) the law, esp. the civil law; a law: oir adeir in l.¤ : qui in possessione (sic leg.) est, O'D. 624 ( H 3.17, 463 ). O'Curry 2250 ( Eg. 88, 18a ). ata lex ┐ canóin da dhearbhadh civil and canon law, O'Curry 2307 ( Eg. 88 23b ). Adhomnan tuc recht lecsa i nErind, RC xvii 215. 16 (Tig.) (ref. to the so-called lex innocentium, AU an. 697 ). ardmaighistir dlighid nua ┐ sen dlighedh, hi l.¤ ┐ a canoin in Civil and Canon Law, ALC i 600.y . go roibi lēx ag na Rōmānchaib gan neach . . . do bāsugadh . . . , Fl. Earls 212.29 . fear cogaidh a n-aghuidh Chríosd bhrisios a léaxa, Mac Aingil 699 . a n-aimsir léxa na ngrás (i.e. after the redemption), 590 . 'nar choimhéduis léxa ┐ sttatúide th'uachdarán cilli ┐ tuaithi, 3285 .

(b) chanting in unison : co cualatar . . . gáir móir ┐ l.¤ amal bid oc cetol salm no bethe `chant', RC ix 492.13 (ICM). co festais cia gair no cia l.¤ rochúalatar, 15 . fri gein Críst co ṅóigi / tindscan lechsa léri `begin pious chants', Fél. Nov. 14 (lexa, lexu, v.ll.). In phr. for l.¤ `to music', in unison: o ro chriochnaighthior . . . na tri Hymnum for l.¤ `sung to music', Rule of Tallaght 52.14 (§ 91) . issed canir leisim . . . auis aue for l.¤ `He sings Averte faciem to a chant', Mon. Tall. 131.12 .