lug

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n u, m. (Lug, The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 41 n. 42 , SGS iv 1-5 ) warrior, hero, fighter , and so explained by glossators: l.¤ lonn (of warrior), Bruchst. i 55 § 123. AFM ii 648.23 . l.¤ scēith / scāl find, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 23 § 1 = l.¤ .i. laech, LL 311b15 . loch Léin in laga `of the hero', Metr. Dinds. iii 262.37 . ┐ is log ur aile / can l.¤ mor ac Meadraide, 360.76 . ba fer bagha cloidmech Cobha / oirlech lama logha leis, BB 53b14 . As attributive gen. magnificent, heroic, warlike : gae … co súanemnaib loga 'with splendid thongs' TBC-LL² 2366 , 4429 . cona slabraig linig loga, LL iv 24896 . nít bérat Lagin loga `fiery', Ériu i 130.25 . resgaibh logha longbárd, Ériu xiii 42.28 , l.¤ .i. laoch, ut est rescaib logha Longbard, O'Dav. 1202. Cf. perh. dia secha iomorrann Logha, Ériu xiii 20.31 = logha, O'Dav. 1188 , with gloss logh .i. laech. In phr. londbruth loga (complimentary, of hero), LU 8643 ( FB 48 ). TBC-I¹ 3358 . Sc.M² 15. Also abrait loga, LL 7372 . Cf. a chlaidib ríg na rolog (: merugod), RC xx 12 § 19 ( LL 6865 ). a gein loga soalta, LL 13780 (leg. Loga?). See Lug.

Compd. ¤léimnech: ech . . . lugleimnech, LU 8660 ( FB 49 ). LU 10202. TBC-LL¹ 3379 = luthléimnech, St.