taimlecht(ae), tamlacht(ae)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. taimlecht(ae), tamlacht(ae) or dil.ie/39617

 

Forms: —a—

n ā and , f. Perh. form of n.loc. Tamlacht(ae) (q.v.) through association with tám and lecht, though the —a— seems short (no rhyming exx.). Cf. Tamlachta ón tamgail rostectaig | ┐ dia lechtaib ar lár, RC xlvii 291.6 . tamhlachta .i. táimhshlechta. támh ro ṡelaidh na dáine isin muig sin, Corm. 43 . plague, pestilence, destruction: Taimhlecht ... frisna taimleachtai bega ... do imir CuChulainn air, ZCP viii 540.23 . as don duinibadh sin muintire P. adberar tamlechda fer nEreann, CS 8.11 . teidhm na taimhleachta, Leb. Cert. 6.22 . atrochratar ... i tamlecht, MU 26.14 . dibud na ndaine .i. in tamlacht, H 3.18 col. 18 ( O'D. 18 ). taimhleacht muintere Parthalain, AFM i 8.5 .