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1 all nForm and inflexion variable. Perh. orig. o or u, n. a. ¤
40nglaine, Fél. Jan. 6 . tri a. ¤ , Triads 200 . a du. da na. ¤ , Laws v
190.10 Comm. Later m. and f. a. ¤ m. (g s. and n p. aill), IGT
Decl. § 96 . A s f. n s. in aill , Laws i 188.34 Comm. (g s. na haille ,
a d s. aill, see infra) (Cf. 1 ail?). Note also g s. na halla , Arch.
Hib. ii 84 § 25 , Ériu iv 100 § 38 v.l.
45 Cliff: alla ┐ dreiminda, Laws iii 500.24 Comm. im claide
alla for rud, for umad, i 184.12 . dolotatar . . . for culaib
ailli, TBC² 2737 . dar droibelaibh, dar allaibh ┐ dar ardaibh,
TBC St. 4623 . is a. ¤ do thimarcain cach anma phíantair
(of hell), LU 2447 . a. ¤ bruach-dhubh roi-ghéar riasgach (hell),
50 Dán Dé xxv 21 = IGT Decl. ex. 933 . aill chlochi mór, LL
261b21 . isind a. ¤ moro sea cliff, RC xi 452.2 (cf. alt in maro,
LU 1725 ). atraacht a mmuir . . . co ndernai alle dímora impe
(watery) cliffs (of a strange island), LU 1901 . sighi se[i]g di
aild the swoop of a hawk from a cliff, RC xiii 222.3 . an seabhac
55uasal aille (: chugainne), PBocht 15.12 . ro lin mac-alla . . .
allu ┐ inberai in tire, CCath. 5626 . da toighli iasg i n-allaib
no a n-esaib among rocks(?), ZCP viii 550.19 . cách a huamh-
aibh's a hallaibh, DDána 29.16 . ata aill ard . . . a n-urtimcill
ind alein, St. Ercuil 232 . a mbennaib sliab ┐ a n-ochtaibh
60ald. Marco P. 36 . feib tiastais ré haill (ri ha. ¤ , v.l.) as if they
had fallen over a cliff
(cf. mod. tuitim le h-aill), TTebe 4509 .
? Of a rocky surface: cach a. ¤ ba amréid dó no fácbaitis a
scaim . . . im ailib etc., TBC 1924 . ? is caill tón bo can buaraig
/ for aill srón cherr Mael Ruanaid, LL 5098 = Auraic. 5243 .
65In proverbial phrases: bu beim cind fur aill (of a hopeless
endeavour), ZCP x 302.4 , RC xi 28.29 . fri hald, xii 96 § 127 .
is essarcain cind fri hallib ám alt neich mar sain, CRR 42 .
ar labhair Cormac Ó Cuinn / ní samhail d'orchar re haill
i.e. it is not ineffectual, DDána 93.6 . nach budh urchar
70fá a. ¤ , ML 98.11 . Cf. don aill, go dīan, tapuigh, do láthair,
Eg. Gl. 26 .
Extended applications: sruth di aill, name of the third
class of poet in sáer-bard group, IT iii 5.9 . Laws iv 356.11 ,
354. 23 . dér aille see dér. macc alla see mac(c). Fig. of persons:
75 aue Muiredaich . . . a. ¤ togu fri orddain úallann `descendant
of M . . . . rock of choice for noble dignity
', Thes. ii 295.10 .
hūāe Énnai, ald fri ūath, Hail Brigit 22 . ba ha. ¤ glaine I.,
Ält. Ir. Dicht. 42 § 45 . is ald ar nirt, TBC 5383 = is a. ¤ ar
mēt, is oll ar nert, TBC² 3281 . a. ¤ Bodhba, TBC 5558 . Cearball
80. . . a. ¤ nard nAlmhaine, FM ii 572.12 .
Compds. ¤ -brúach see separate article. ¤ -chnoc rocky hill:
in all-cnocoip . . . slebhi O., CCath. 5634 . ¤ -phort rocky
harbour: rolinsat . . . ar allbruichi ┐ allporta in tragha,
CCath. 2671 .
85(b) Perh. in sense (d) of 1 ail foundation, basis: tri a. ¤ frisa
timargar béscna .i. mainister, flaith, fine, Triads 200 . ? do
a. ¤ a naill from rock to rock (of certain privileged kinds of
testimony), O'D. 1630 (H. 5. 15, 16b). Note also: aill .i. uasal,
ut est aill for breth, breth for enech, O'Dav. 65 . aill .i. uasal,
Lec. Gl. 35 , 202 .

5 2 all n[o], n. rein, bridle: a n-a. ¤ crua[i]n, O'Dav. 555 . dá n-a. ¤
n-aphthi n-intlasse, LU 9261 . dā n-aill n-ōrda n-indtlaisi,
TBC² 2561 . día n-a. ¤ dúalcha, LU 8635 ( FB § 47 = dá n-a. ¤
`two reins', Celtica vi 231 ). im a. ¤ , im adastor, Laws i 124.14 .
tricha aill (leg. a. ¤ , ed.) (.i. srián) tricha ech, Ériu ii 5.7 . dí
10gabair . . . co n-allaib óir friu, Sc. M² 20 . ? is carpat fedair fo
rig / dober buaid a hallaib óir, LL 284b43 = is c. fegtar fo
rig / dober buada allaíg náir, Fél. 156.12 . cuirsim alla rér
ngabra, O'Gr. Cat. 137.16 . ó ha. ¤ cota hind, Met. Dinds. iii
122.24 . alla .i. ab alligatione equorum , O'Mulc. 39 . indel .i.
15a. ¤ n-ind, ut est in capite equorum , 741 . alla .i. ad alligatione
.i. o cuimriuch, O'C. 83 ( H. 3.18, 63 ). a. ¤ .i. srian, O'Cl.

3 all xsee 1 al.

4 all adjperh. variant of oll great, noble: ropat a. ¤ ard a Almu
`noble and lofty', Met. Dinds. ii 78.12 . Feis Temra . . . ic
20rígaib allib hErend `by the noble kings of Ireland', iii 170.z .
a. ¤ .i. oll. oll .i. mór, O'Cl.
Compds. ¤ -bach: a. ṁbratha brógene, LU 8688 ( FB 52 ,
see Celtica vi 231 ). ¤ -bág: fer . . . co nall-báig `of great battle',
FM ii 728.4 . ¤ -chró: rotuitset [i]na nall-cró great gory mass,
25 BNnÉ 32 § 48 . ? ¤ -gáire: allgaire cúach mellach lind great
laughter , LL 298a1 ( SG 366.4 ). ¤ -glór: idir allghlór is éifeacht
great noise , Content. xiv 50 . all-ghlór gan ḟréimh `empty
boasting
', xvi 84 . See allás, allguth. ? With adj. ¤ -glan: con
nem n-a. noebúasal, SR 1656 .

30 5 all xsee 1 aile.

6 all xsee 1 alla.

1 alla nAlso halla. a. m., IGT Decl. § 2 . Hall . See Wortk. 50 ,
Lochlann ii 215 . Possible early exx.: mo chen sa tan tic dom-
mall, Fen. 224.z (leg. domm all? dom mál?). a druith na
35halla, IT iii 98 § 162 . go hAugaine na halla, Rawl. 84b4 .
In none of these, however, is a meaning hall clearly indicated,
though an early borrowing from ON höll is not excluded. In
the follg. late exx. the word is a borrowing from Engl. or
Rom.: ar urlar in ha. ¤ , ZCP vi 287.13 . mana gríosa d'allaibh
40aoil unless you set flame to white castles, Aithd. D. 5.16 . ha. ¤
(: Banna) ┐ tor 'na dtaisibh hall and tower in ruins, 37.25 .
guidhigh i n-a naemh-álla fein hé, Smaointe B. Chr. 5470 .
a nimcein o ha. ¤ ar sduideir = ce n'est pas de nostre speculacion,
O'Gr. Cat. 216.37 . rugadar . . . don ha. ¤ é, Mark xv 16 .

45 2 alla xsee allud.

3 alla xsee 1 ale, amae.

4 alla xsee 2 all.

5 alla xsee alla(e).

allabair, allobair n(cf. macc alla?) echo; whispering: allabair i
50foccus (of a wonder), Triads 107 .i. mac-alla no iollabhar is
gnáth a bhfod ó neach, p. 38 . In legal contexts apparently
information, notice (Plummer MS. notes): ar allabuir aicsen
.i. arin folabradh doní aca faicsin, O'D. 396 (H 3.17, c. 301)
i.e. `the seeing of which (estrays) he reported', Plummer =
55 ar allobair aicsena .i. a faigsin oga .i. a radh is leis fein é,
O'C. 1796 (23 Q 6, 41 b) = arallair naicsen, O'C. 842 ( H. 3.18,
383a ). allobair .i. folabra, ut est ar allobair n-aicsina, O'Dav.
144 . ?ferr allobair a mbrathairsia a mbas .i. is ferr duit
in óalloibair do gniat na braithre umut na mbasugudh .i.
60no is fearr duit an folubair do gnít na braithre a lá nair,
a la buana . . ., 379 (H 3.18, 214b). As n.pr. Allabair ┐
Dessabair ┐ Lessabair etc., LL 354d37 .

allaboss adj(allae + i foss, see 1 foss) on this side, on the hither
side: allathall don ess . . . alla boss don es ceadna, ALC ii
65128.10 .

allabrig, -brug adj in phrase a. ¤ n-aí used of one of three sets of
circumstances in which honey is due from (the owner of)
bees even during their first three years: dlegait beich iii
bliadain (-an, SMFacs. 10b ) suire . . . ni dlegait in cetardoit
70sin ni doib ach a chain cuisc na allabrig naie no miann ngalair,
Laws iv 164.4 . allabrig naie .i. daethain taisig na daime,
166.7 Comm. ollbrughe noe, O'C. 2197 ( Eg. 88 f. 8(9)a ).
ollabruig nai, Laws iv 162.23 Comm. allabrug nae, 174.13
Comm. 24 Comm. allabruig nae, 176.4 . Cf. alabrug under
75 1 aile C I (a).

allachú n(? 1 al + ) foreign dog: le méirleachaibh éithigh
allachon, Ó Bruad. iii 138.2 .

1 allad n(cf. 1 do-alla): buaidh da buadaibh re cach mbuaidh /
alladh (alludh v.l.) giall a hOirbsin fhuair `the taking of the
80hostages
', BR 18.10 . a. ¤ (annadh v.l.) giall [a tosach] a h-Oirb-
sean, 4.25 .

? 2 allad: n for ime indric, no abann domain, no a. ¤ ` cliff ', Laws
iv 138.6 Comm. Cf. 2 aile.

3 allad xsee allud.

85 alladon: adj foichli ocu a. ¤ / matchonnarc guin Illadon, Anecd. i
13.7 = al(l)a-don, SCano 415 `of another place', notes.
See 1 aile, .