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1 ellach n o, m. (earlier n.?) (vn. of in-loing) I (a)
joining, uniting; union, combination, composition , cf.
eallach. .i. suidhiughadh, O'Cl. : buith i n-elluch coirp Crist
in union with Wb 29d22 . i nhellug coirp Crist 29c8 .
15 i n-ellug 19c20 . inna ellug 26d16 . inna n-elluch Sg 188a
3 . Laws v 342.23 Comm. do-alla in cethramthu ...a
n-ellach in trin together with the third part ii 398.17
Comm. i n-ellach na daime in the train of iii 404.19
Comm. bai lanumuin i n-elluch ar a chinn isstig together
20 IT i 144.5 . Cf. tictís iar n-elluch fo smacht | do chen-
nuch i tír nEgept SR 3427 . inna clocha bíte i n-elluch
in talman in the earth's mass Acr 12c1 ( Thes. ii 5.32 ).
ar na roib na eicmailt i n-ellug inna æcaillse in the
communion of the church
Wb 22c20 . cethardha ata i
25n-ellach gacha duila dligidhe .i. aer ┐ talam, teine ┐ uisce
in the composition of O'C., Law Transcr. 901 < H 3.18, 400 .
i n-ellach dénma na ndúl, Todd Lect. vi 67 = LB 138b17 .
i n-ellach in cumdaigh inlaid (?) BB 493b6 (cf. Alex. 587 ).
In gramm.: issi intsillab diuit sillab ellaig rain[n]e a
30syllable in the composition
, i.e. body of a part (of speech) Sg
25b13 . i n-ællug insce biid dictio in connected speech
(= oratio) 25a2 . esse feda .i. in blog aoir tebide gebhes in
fid i n-elluch focail, Auraic. 898 . in blog, etc.techtas i n-elluch
focail 902 . Hence (b) metre (?): ellach .i. aisti ut est cibe
35cenel dina secht n-eillghibh .i. dona secht n-aistibh, O'Dav.
765 . eallach .i. aisde ealadhna, O'Cl. vii primeillge na
filideachta, Auraic. 743 . aisti dona seacht primellgibh na
f., 1686 . is lethloigibh na .vii. primellach direnaiter na haisti
seo IT iii 28.28 . Cf. also O'Mulc. 537 , and: fuirim .i. ellach
40aisti, Corm. Y 665 . trefocal...cen ellach dona hellgib
cenmothá óen-ellach, Arch. iii 293.5 = Auraic. 1931 .
fogonar airchetul i n-anocht n-ellag (of a metrical fault)
5224 . ellach .i. rann. lān-ellach i. lān-rann do denam
do lethrann, amail ata: a Gilla Míchil Ó Maol Caimin, O'C.
45 Law Transcr. 977 < H 3.18, 422 .
(c) In connexion with cath, joining in battle, engaging;
encounter, battle , cf. eallach .i. cath, O'Cl. : céin ro bás ic
ellach ┐ ic tinol ┐ ic cur na tri cath-sa, Alex. 421 . mor
ndrong ndhánai...ro hellachtai and i n-urd ellaig in chathai
50 132 . 144 . a ndith ┐ a mudugud inn-ellach in mórcathae
eiter Poimp ┐ Cesair for muigh na Tésali, CCath. 4392 .
(of vultures :) ic urnaidhe a fola ┐ a n-apaige d'fagbail...i
n-ellach in morcatha ┐ inn-otharligib na n-anradh isin
armaig 5003 . ellach [a] cath ar a chind ZCP xii 378.26 .
55 Cf. Cellach...cen ellach n-aith n-imgona LL 132b43 .
óenach cen imchosnom cen ellach `without seizure'
(without encounter ?) Met. Dinds. iv 150.63 . rogníset
úaibre ellach an arrogant encounter (?) Met. Dinds. iii 370.
65 . The following exx. may also come here: ellach
60n-ossaid a union of truce, a league LL 184a33 = Arch. Hib.
ii 73 . trí rígna... | 'ca mbítis ríg rochrotha | ... | nírbtar
ellaig óenḟechta `unions of a moment' Met. Dinds. iii 366 .
20 . sesca mor-mili imma cuaird...do chemendaib uird
ellaig paces in order of union, in succession (?) (of
65measurements of Babylon) Rawl. 74b17 .
Cf. also: co n-uaill ellaig, Met. Dinds. ii 20.46 . deilm
gan ellach ZCP vii 310.7 . fenelach .i. ellach ercai, Corm.
Y 666 .
II (a) a putting in: ellach .i. ni do chur ann ┐ tellach
5.i. ni do chur as ut est ar is cuma ellach ┐ tellach do tigh
cach graid... .i. nech inntu nó as, O'Dav. 797 (cf. 802 ).
Laws v 172.8 . ni chumgaba nech ellach nā tellach im
thegluch-sa acht me fadéin `none shall have power to keep
or send forth
' (said by one required to dismiss one of his
10following) Ériu vi 148.52 . Cf. eallach cach eathair co na
fuiluing a lucht loading (or entering ?) a boat so (heavily)
that it cannot sustain its burden Laws v 490.11 gl. by:
techtugad do brith isin ethar, co na imuilngenn a lucht
492.28 . Hence (b) entering upon, taking possession of,
15 appropriating: ellag tire... .i. techt intiu; tellag ┐ iallag
de hoc dicitur , O'Mulc. 376 . fuair ellach ar nóebe nirt
`gained possession' Met. Dinds iv 98.95 . a tellach saighe
.i. a n-ellech side, Laws v 470.16 . Here probably: eallach .i.
suidhiughadh, O'Cl.
20 III Harness (?): ar aireach n-ellaigh on a harnessed horse
(?) IT iii 85 z . [a] adastar ┐ a ellach (of a steed), Aisl. MC
81.3 . But cf. 2 ellach.

2 ellach n o, m. In origin probably identical with 1
ellach
; in: gabas uaithib... | cennach da cind a aenbo |
25nocor cean[n]ach nar gab greim | da mhar in t-eallach
d'Iacim, Arch. iii 244 § 6 , the word seems used in a
technical sense: produce (?): cf. síodh Dhé 'gá ceannach ar
chrodh | ní dol d'eallach é ó fhior, Dán Dé xxvii 33 .
Collect. goods, property, stock: eallaighe .i. áirnéis tirim
30no áirnéis tighe, O'Cl. doberait a n-eallaigi dochum
a tented dia tirmugudh, Aen. 270 . Cf. an taisigheacht
eallaigh cona cornaib ┐ cona fithchellaib ┐ cona failgib...
(an hereditary office in the chief's household), Hy Many
88.4 (possibly for: t. teallaig; but taoiseach teallaigh KAJ
35 ii 344.6 is apparently corrupt). Esp. live-stock, cattle:
airneis monaidh nó machrach, ionann san & eallach,
caoraigheachd, spré, Kirk (= Arch. iii 146 ). aeguridhedh[a]
ac timain eallaig, Maund. 157 . cētbainne cach eallaig da
mbia acu 215 . doghebhair annsin hé [sc. an damh] ┐ ellach
40ele maille rís BNnÉ 122.9 . ní rangas a les eallach
d'ionnraithne ná doras do dhruid there was no need to
number the cattle
FM v 1686.13 . marbaidh daine ┐ ellach
ITS xiv 152.11 . ar a nellaigibh ┐ ar a ndaoinibh FM iv
718 w . TD 23.21 . ionnas go mbiadh suaimhnes...ag na
45heallaighibh...tar éis a saothair, O'Hussey, T.C. 159.16 . an
teallach ar mhíle cnoc, Ps. l 10 . i mbuar i mbótháinte i
n-eallachaibh, Maguires of F. 9 .

ellachte io-iā (part. of in-loing) joined, united: n p.
adib ellachti hi Crist Wb 19c18 . 21c5 . 16 , 17 . 22a24 .

50 ? ellad n a gift: `ealladh' aisgidh, Metr. Gl. D 42
(ealladh no eallamh v.l.). Cf. 2 ellam.

? ellaid v diverges, strays: impf. subj. s. 3 dia n-ellad
[for: dia ndellad?]...on fhuigell fhíren PH 4139 . perf.
s. 3 saithemail breth rombirt tall | ar bannscáil n-ann
55ó ro ell when she went astray [ John viii 7 ] ZCP x 47.3 .
Probably Mid. Ir. forms from do-ella. Cf. uball .i. Eba-eill
.i. iarsindi ro ellustar Eba fair isind imarbus, Corm. Y 1272 .

1 ellam, ullam, ollam adj I (a) quick, prompt,
speedy; soon, readily: combad ellam no comallaitis aní
60asrochoilset that they should speedily perform (gl. ut
maturent exsolvere) Ml 95c2 . longphort do gabáil dóib
co hellom ┐ co héscaid TBC 431 . cid ellom condranic
cách, luathium conarnic F. 1034 (ullamh St). TBC² 1402 .
ba torrach ather[r]och ellam IT i 139.15 . dufochtrastar
65ellam awoke promptly RC xi 450.1 . táncatár...co hellam
ond insi LU 24b10 = RC ix 486.5 . co tisedh co hellam
...docom in catha, CCath. 3296 . tiagaidh uaim go hullamh
BNnÉ 218.3 . bás go hullamh d'ḟagháil TD 30.11 . do-
beir proinn go hullamh deg-thapaidh doibh, Fl. Earls
5 90.11 . atá an spioraid ollamh, ┐ an cholann éiglidhe =
promptus TSh. 10159 . As attrib.: aisgidh ollamh ready
gift
TD 25.6 . Compar.: brōnaigh Conailli indiu... | ni
ba ellmhu bias gen | i nAird iar nD. not readier shall be
the smile
AU 687 . rob iat...ba hellma ┐ ba hescaidi
10aigned d'iarraid na himresna MR 216.23 . Míchéal...
dom anmuin is é as ullmha readiest Dán Dé xxviii 4 .
do brisedh eachlusc uirri | bar n-eachradh ní hullmaide
IGT, Decl. ex. 554 .
(b) sudden: athcha ellma `sudden tempests' RC xxvi
1544 z . Cf. nib ellam mo lecht may my grave not be at
hand
(i.e. may I not die suddenly?) IT iii 53.18 . adj
II (a) ready, prepared, finished: cor bo éim ┐ cor bo
ellam MU 8.32 = LL 262b46 . Cf. ellam cach n-airceand
.i. cach ni is ellam (.i. is derb) do denum duit ot laim is
20ellam ort a chin, O'C. Law Transcr. 216 (< H 3.18, 112b ).
ro aithin dóibh DC long...do denum occo comdis ellma
(v.l. elma) inmara iat fó athgin in erruigh ar chinn, CCath.
169.3269 . Leb. Gab. i 222.19 . combtar ellmha a lóinte
till their supplies were ready Hugh Roe² 47 z (f. 26a) .
25 o robtar fuirithe eallmha na Gaill, Hugh Roe, 164.24 (f. 44a) .
a mbeith ullamh aicce dochum Uí C. d'aithrioghadh
`he had them in readiness' FM iii 546.13 . ní foláir don
uile dhuine bheith ollamh roimhe, ó atá an bás dearbh,
TSh. 131 . don tí atá ollamh ar dhéanamh breitheamhnais
30= qui paratus est judicare 808 . ollamh ar a chionn pre-
pared for it
(sc. death) 1543 . ón druing...bhíos ollamh
ré fagháil fulachta = ...praeparatis ad escam 7995 . Hence
convenient, suitable: ní ba ellam urusa Muir trom-adbul
Torrianda do bar n-ǽs athgǽti LL 238b31 = TTr. 1621 .
35(b) finished, complete: in uair rob ullamh an ecclas
ready i.e. consecrated RC xxv 398.17 . adhbar righ no rí
ullamh heir apparent or actual king BNnÉ 262.30 . ar
mbeith ollamh n-ealadhan perfected in his art TD 3.9 . sol
ticfadh ēnghloine amháin ullamh este before one glass could
40come out of it
(a glazier's furnace) completed Fl. Earls 70.
10 . derlaic onóir do cloinn na hE., go mba heallomh a n-
oirrdercas perfect (?) Leb. Gab. i 130 n. 7 .
(c) ready (for) in the sense of predisposed (to), in-
clined (to): is ullum iatsein cum idhroipisi YBL 351a36 .
45 teagaim sin a lucht na lubra ┐ isin lucht bis ullam
cuice 23 P 10³, 21a8 . gurub iad daine is ullma cum
flux fola 22b6 . Cf. ellam .i. a laim esti, Trans. Phil. Soc.
1859, 184 ( H. 3. 18, 70.1 ). ellam .i. illaim .i. ni for
dail 210 ( H. 3. 18, 81.2 ). ellam .i. al-laim ┐ ni for dail,
50 O'Mulc. 379 . Corm. Y 540 . Cf. 2 ellam.
As subst.: a ṡaor-ollamh bláth `thou noble, alert, smooth
weapon
' TD 33.18 . Cf. raticfa ra mod n-ellaim | meni
choisc do droch-thengaid `that will reach thee readily' RC
xiv 424.26 = LL 111a27 .