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1 amlach adj o, ā (cf. 2 amlaid) variegated, ornamented, decorated:
80 a n-inair amlacha iubaili ilgresacha `curling', CF 249 . seaca
. . . a. ¤ , Butler Poems 2268 . na n-éideadh n-órshnáth n-a. ¤
`variegated' (of hangings in a church), Aithd. D. 88.24 .
teaghdhais . . . a. ¤ aol-chreatach, Butler Poems 1832 . a
mhúir na n-aolchlár n-a. ¤ , TD 28.8 . dorus . . . sduagha aille
85amlacha fair `with beautiful emblematic arches on it', Marco
P. 77 . dá chomhlaidh chrios n-amhlach n-ard, DDána 119.34 .
MR xiv 25 . cuarsciath a. ¤ , CCath. 5312 . toirrcheas bric
amlaigh eithrigh, IGT Decl. ex. 2073 . a chraobh phuirt
bhraonamlaigh Bhreagh, Magauran 2734 . dod dhreich
amlaigh, 2442 . Note also: a. ¤ undexterous, unexpert, unhandy,
5 awkward, uneconomical , Celtica vi 68 .

2 amlach: n co tucustar se suigin amlacha (leg. se bui gin a. ¤ ,
Plummer, Ériu x 129 ) lais, Laws i 66.8 Comm. `he took with
him six kine without their plough-harness
', Plummer. cum-
scugadh in amlaig ` harness ', ii 120.17 Comm. Cf. amma.

10 amlad n m. (g s. and n p. -aid), IGT Decl. § 11 . Verbs § 82 .
Vn. of 2 amlaid. act of adorning; decoration, variegation(?):
dá grúad co n-amlud intibsen do ballaib bith-chorcra, BDD²
37 `alternation(?)', Gloss. amladh óir ar iarann, Magauran
726 . amhladh dh' ór ceard, DDána 68.32 . sgíeth . . . go
15n-amladh n-óir, Duan. Finn ii 308 § 41 . Note also: cuach
go n-amlaibh (? for amladh) óir, KMMisc. 364 § 13
(`apples(?)'). Used as vn.: meirge . . . / srol reandach . . . /
co h-eangach ar na amhladh `in folds displayed', MR 228.16 .
cearda ann ag amladh óir, Magauran 375 . usaide amladh
20laoidhe / duid . . ., 3314 . a lucht an talmhan is truagh /
bhar n-amhladh ar ucht bhar Ríogh / ionnsa a dhaoine
toll 'na thaobh `the marks ye put on your King's breast',
Dán Dé xxvi 4 ( IGT Verbs ex. 771 ).

1 amlaid later form of 1 samlaid.
25(a) Frequently replacing O. Ir. amail with demonstr.
(cf. O. Ir. amail ṡodain s.v. 1 suide, amal sin, PH 116 ), giving
adv. phrase a. ¤ sin, a. ¤ so thus, so (both words being stressed
in syll. verse: coimhéadaidh Aodh amhlaidh sain: Murbhaigh,
DDána 75.6 ). The meaning varies between the literal in
30that (this) way and the more general thus, so, accordingly,
then: blíadain don chúiciud a. ¤ sin, MU² 29 . do rad min
aire is amlaich sin cech día `so every day', Mon. Tall. 147.11
(§ 52) (is a. ¤ perh. for samlaid, cf. cach [la] gabal tra issuidiu
araile hisesam is a. ¤ canitir in pater gebesim i forciund cacha
35gabala, 140.4 ). co rochet . . . a. ¤ sin tarsin nglend, LU
2154 ( FA 22 ) (amal sin, v.l., IT i 185.20 ). ni a. ¤ sin ba-sa,
TBC 49 . roḟata atám a. ¤ -seo, 3549 . conid a. ¤ sin fuair bas,
RC xxiv 186.8 . mar theid . . . is amlaidh sin docuaid E.,
St. Ercuil 497 . an amhluidh sin remain in that posture,
40 Parrth. Anma 4425 . in tan tra batar a n-oen inad a. ¤ -sin,
PH 15 . is ecen co n-icthar cech ní . . . a. ¤ -so, 7538 . go
ngialldaois dó amhlaidh sin, TSh. 3074 . In greeting: a. ¤
sin a Mess Gegra, ar Conall. ató sund ar M., LL 13503 . a. ¤
sin, ol in gilla. Is a. ¤ eigin, ol si, RC xxiv 196.23 .
45(b) Replacing O. Ir. samlaid thus, so: duine do thenid
's do thalmain / fuine deighḟir a. ¤ hī, Arch. iii 242 § 7 .
dogentar a. ¤ `so shall it be done', RC xxiv 200.23 . sechtmain
. . . bói a. ¤ , Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 7 . do marbhadh meisi led
mharbhnaidh / marbhnadh deisi amhlaidh í, IGT Decl. ex.
50582 . ionmhuin le Dia í amhlaidh, DDána 99.23 . Brought
forward with copula: meise is amhlaidh do hionnarbadh,
Dán Dé xvi 2 . an corp ní hamhlaidh do b'áil, xxiii 7 .
amhlaidh budh fhearr gach itche, iv 28 . ní amlaidh do
rála dhó `it did not so turn out for him', TFrag. 242.1 . Note
55also: amhail na eirghedh C. air, as amhlaidh ro eirghe M.
. . . dó as C. would not rise against him, therefore, TFrag.
242.3 .
Hence as quasi-adj.: cian ó bhaois airrdhe amhlaidh such
a sign
, DDána 99.39 . díoth amhlaidh `many a like destruc-
60tion
', TD 18.29 .
With follg. explanatory clause: is a. ¤ domel C. a ḟlaith:
a trian ind lāi oc dēcsain na macraidi etc. this is how etc.,
TBC² 369 ( LU 4858 ). is a. ¤ ro buí side Cú Ch. rotan-ail,
MU² 166 . is a. ¤ táncatar, cach briugu cona bantuilg etc.,
65 195 . is a. ¤ tra canithsom na salmu. Randaich (leg. rannaid,
Ed.) cach caocad hi cethair `he sings the psalms as follows,'
Mon. Tall. 139.9 . a. ¤ itá in rí go rath / gan deiredh is gan
tosach, ZCP viii 114.4 .
With .i.: is a. ¤ dognithe in tarbfes sin .i. tarb find do
70marbad . . ., LU 3450 ( SC 23 ). is a. ¤ so tra ro-foired . . .
.i. téidm ┐ plaig . . ., PH 371 . is amlaidh ro buí C. .i. fodh-
moir romor, St. Ercuil 762 .
With OCUS: is a. ¤ dognítis sin ┐ a claidib fora slíastaib this
is how they did that, with their swords
etc., LU 3234 (sic MS.
75 SC 2 ). is a. ¤ buí Cú Ch. ┐ comfhled mór ace, MU² 41 . is
amlaidh do roine si in samugad sin . . . ┐ di cairigh a coraid
ina laim, Laws iv 10.4 Comm. is amlaidh iarum ro geanair
in mac sin ┐ duirb cecha lamha dó thus the boy was born,
with a worm in each of his hands
, RC vi 177.107 .
80With CO N-: is a. ¤ bui in chaillech comba duibithir gual
cech n-alt . . ., RC xxiv 196.15 . amhlaidh chreidim . . . go
dtibhre, Dán Dé xvi 6 . is amhloidh forcaomhnagair go ro
taissealbadh, Fl. Earls 194.5 .
Occasionally indicating simultaneous action: is amlaidh
85adubhairt ┐ ro thogaib in libher `as he spoke he raised his
club
', St. Ercuil 806 . is amlaidh adubhairt ┐ tug ola neime
di `as he said this he gave her a poisonous oil', 2286 . is
amhlaidh adubhairt [┐ ?] tuc béim cloidhimh dh'A., SG
66.22 .
With virtual loss of meaning of a. ¤ (as in spoken lang.
5Perh. also under some of preceding headings): ní fhuil cruth
a mbearar ar .sh. nach amhlaidh as cóir úaim ria, IGT
Introd. § 13 . is a. ¤ tōgaibhthe do na nāimhdip bean uassal,
Fl. Earls 48.16 . is amlaidh ro bui in cathair sin . . . a nglinn
`and that city was in a valley', St. Ercuil 772 .
10Wrongly for amail: a coibne coir comarda .i. amlaidh
ro coibindtigedh etc., Laws iv 40.2 (text and Comm.).